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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/ijfa-2017/1710006

Chosen Conservative Treatments on the Symptoms of Calcaneal Spur: A Short Review

Pawel Lizis

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: April 21, 2018

Calcaneal spur (CS) occurs when calcium deposits build up on the underside of the heel bone, a process that usually lasts for many months. CS often causes foot muscle strain, inflammation of the plantar fasciitis, repeated tearing of the membrane that covers the heel bone and pain. CS decreases physical activity, social capacity, reducing the quality of life, and becomes the cause of frequent absence from work due to sickness. It is a disease commonly appearing in adults, and it is also a serious social problem....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5807/1510065

Clinical Risk Factors and Multi-Antimicrobial Resistance Pattern in Community-Acquired Outpatient Urinary Tract Isolates of Escherichia Coli

M Nadeem Ahmed, Debby Vannoy, Ann Frederick and Xuan Bi

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: April 20, 2018

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are one of the most commonly treated bacterial infections in ambulatory care clinics and emergency departments (ED). The management of UTIs has been complicated by the emergent resistance to most commonly prescribed antibiotics causing increased patient morbidity, cost of reassessment and retreatment, and rates of hospitalization....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410206

Painful Hand Swelling after a Roller Coaster Ride

Felicitas Stoll, Britta Vogel, Boris Radeleff, Hugo A Katus and Oliver J Müller

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: March 16, 2018

We present a case report on the Achenbach's syndrome, a condition characterized by a painful hematoma and swelling of the palmar side of the hand and/or fingers with a sudden onset. Symptoms are typically triggered by everyday activities like carrying a bag or pressing down a door handle. Achenbach's syndrome being rather unknown, its impressive clinical presentation might unsettle both patients a...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-584X/1510057

Pseudomelanosis of the Stomach and Duodenum

Kevin Pelland and Xuchen Zhang

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: April 19, 2018

Pseudomelanosis of the upper gastrointestinal tract is rare and classically associated with oral iron intake, upper gastrointestinal bleeding, diabetes mellitus, end stage renal disease and antihypertensive medication use. Duodenal involvement is well described, but only few cases of combined stomach and duodenal involvement have been reported to date. The lesion is indolent but can mimic more con...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3235.1510032

Acquired Lower Extremity Arteriovenous Malformation: A Rare Case in an Adult with End-Stage Alcoholic Liver Cirrhosis

Patrick J Chiarolanzio, Cristy N French, Nicole C Williams and Stephanie A Bernard

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: April 18, 2018

A 53-year-old male with end-stage alcoholic liver cirrhosis and portal hypertension presented with hepatic encephalopathy as well as painful ambulation due to a mass on the medial aspect of his knee. The mass was first noted several months prior, concomitant with his presentation of decompensated liver failure. As a part of the pre-transplant work-up, multimodality imaging evaluation of the medial...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5718/1510086

Meniscal Pain: US Guided Meniscal Wall Infiltration Versus Partial Meniscectomy, a Comparative Study

Clement Marion, Marc Bouvard, Alain Lippa, Patrice Gardes, François Lavalle and Igor Benezis

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: April 18, 2018

The increasing increase in the name of meniscal lesions leads to a reflection on their charge price. The aim of a treatment is to relieve the pain and to allow, as a priority, the smooth running of the daily and professional activities. The concept of meniscal economy is expanded by the medical community. We compared the benefit of infiltrations of the meniscal wall with the arhroscopic meniscecto...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3419/1410090

A Literature Review on Current Evidence of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Vineet Kwatra, Jose Roca, Sophie Merrick, Ruhe Chowdhury, Eleni Karapanagiotou and Rohit Lal

Article Type: Literature Review | First Published: April 18, 2018

Immune checkpoint inhibitors are changing the landscape in management of advanced non-small cell lung cancer. Programmed cell death protein-1 (PD-1) and cytotoxic T-lymphocytes antigen-4 (CTLA-4) are two important co-inhibitory receptors which can lead to suppression of T-cell function when bound to its ligands. Results from multiple large randomised phase 3 trials have shown a significant improve...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-346X/1410085

The Visual Effects Associated with Head-Mounted Displays

Jing Yuan, Behzad Mansouri, Jeff H Pettey, Sarah Farukhi Ahmed and S Khizer Khaderi

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: April 18, 2018

In recent years, Virtual Reality (VR) has become more commonplace, with rapid adoption into daily life. VR is a non-invasive simulation technology that provides an immersive, realistic, three-dimensional (3D) computer-simulated environment in which people perform tasks and experience activities as if they were in the real world. The most direct experience of VR is provided by fully immersive VR sy...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410205

Current Microbiological, Clinical and Therapeutic Aspects of Impetigo

Lior Zusmanovich, Lior Charach and Gideon Charach

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: March 09, 2018

Impetigo is a highly contagious infection of the epidermis, seen especially among children, and transmitted through direct contact. Two bacteria are associated with impetigo: S. aureus and GAS. Over 140 million people are suffering from impetigo at each time point, over 100 million are children. Two forms of impetigo exist, namely impetigo contagiosa, known as the non-bullous form and the second one being bullous impetigo which presents with large and fragile bullae. Treatment options for impetigo include systemic antibiotics, topical antibiotics as well as topical disinfectants....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5823/1510090

Social Correlates of Nurses' Preparedness towards Retirement in Zaria, Northwest Nigeria

Anyebe EE, Yamah F, Philip F, Lawal H and Olarenwaju E O

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: March 31, 2018

This study assessed the level of preparedness of nurses toward retirement in two hospitals in Zaria. A descriptive non-experimental research design was used for the study. Using a questionnaire, data were collected from a convenience sample of 108 nurses. The data were analyzed descriptively using SPSS version 22. The result showed that most of the nurses are aware of retirement plans and believe ...

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