American Journal of Internal Medicine

Volume 6, Issue 2, March 2018

  • Replasing Polychondritis and Geriatrics: Report of Two Cases

    Nassima Dekdouk, Djennette Hakem, Lakhder Amine Betaimi, Djamel Eddine Benkali, Taous Hadded, Abdelkrim Berrah

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, March 2018
    Pages: 29-33
    Received: 5 March 2018
    Accepted: 2 April 2018
    Published: 17 May 2018
    Abstract: We report two cases of geriatric replasing polychondritis [RP] observed in internal medicine; and the problems posed by the therapeutic management of this condition at this phase vulnerable of life. The first case was a70- years old women without antecedents, presents a diffuse and painful and bilateral increase of both ears, and painful red eyes w... Show More
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis Treatment Outcome and Associated Factors Among Adult Patients Admitted to Medical Wards of Adama Hospital Medical College, Oromia, Ethiopia

    Dagim Assefa Kassaye, Worku Dugassa Girsha, Godana Jarso Guto, Haji Aman Deybasso

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, March 2018
    Pages: 34-42
    Received: 1 December 2017
    Accepted: 11 April 2018
    Published: 19 May 2018
    Abstract: Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) is one of the most serious acute complications of diabetes mellitus. The mortality rate remains high in developing countries and among misdiagnosed and treated patients. Therefore targeting early diagnosis and effective treatment programs is vital to save the life of patients. The aim of the study is to assess diabetic k... Show More