Information Technologies in Education of Medical Students at the University of Sarajevo

Izet Masic, Emina Karcic, Ajla Hodzic, Smaila Mulic Abstract Introduction: Information and communication technology have brought about many changes in medical education and practice, especially in the field of diagnostics. During the academic year 2013/2014, at Faculty of Medicine, University of Sarajevo, students in the final year of the study were subjected to examination which [...]

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Analysis of the Abfraction Lesions Formation Mechanism by the Finite Element Method

Selma Jakupovic, Edin Cerjakovic, Alan Topcic, Muhamed Ajanovic, Alma Konjhodzic-Prcic, Amra Vukovic Abstract Introduction: An abfraction lesion is a type of a non-carious cervical lesion (NCCL) that represents a sharp defect on the cervical part of tooth, caused by occlusal biomechanical forces. The largest prevalence of the NCCL is found on the mandibular first premolar. [...]

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A HTK-based Method for Detecting Vocal Fold Pathology

Vahid Majidnezhad Abstract Introduction: In recent years a number of methods based on acoustic analysis were developed for vocal fold pathology detection. These methods can be categorized in two categories: a) detection based on the phonemes b) detection based on the continuous speeches. While there are many researches which belong to the first category, there [...]

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Telemedicine in Gastroenterohepatology

Muharem Zildzic, Nizama Salihefendic, Ferid Krupic, Emina Beganovic, Lejla Zunic, Izet Masic Abstract Telemedicine itself is not the medical profession, it is not a medical specialty, but the way in which the medical profession conduct its activity. Therefore we are talking about tele otorhinolaryngology, tele cardiology or tele pathology. In the definition of a multitude [...]

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Predictive Values of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Parameters in Assessment of Glaucoma progression

Sanja Sefic Kasumovic, Aida Kasumovic, Suzana Pavljasevic, Emir Cabric, Milka Mavija, Irena Sesar, Sabina Dacic-Lepara, Mirko Jankov Abstract Goal: the purpose of the current study was to estimate the predictive values of optical coherence tomography parameters in early, developed perimetric and terminal glaucoma. Methods: 180 eyes of 120 consecutive patients were evaluated in this retrospective [...]

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Evaluation of the Scientific Outputs of Researchers with Similar H Index: a Critical Approach

Hemmat Gholinia Ahangar,, Hasan Siamian, Mousa Yaminfirooz Abstract Background and Purpose: h-index has been always reviewed as one of the most useful criteria for evaluating the scientific outputs of researchers by the sciencometric experts. In this study, the h-index of 40 Iranian researchers accompanied with its relationship to assessment criteria of scientific outputs such as [...]

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The Status of Hospital Information Systems in Iranian Hospitals

Maryam Jahanbakhsh, Mohammed Sharifi, Masar Ayat Abstract Background: The area of e-Health is broad and has an excellent growth potential. An increasing number of experts believe that e-Health will fuel the next breakthroughs in health system improvements throughout the world, but there is frequent evidence of unsustainable use of e-Health systems in medical centres, particularly [...]

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Critical Thinking: The Development of an Essential Skill for Nursing Students

Ioanna V. Papathanasiou, Christos F. Kleisiaris, Evangelos C. Fradelos, Katerina Kakou, Lambrini Kourkouta Abstract Critical thinking is defined as the mental process of actively and skillfully perception, analysis, synthesis and evaluation of collected information through observation, experience and communication that leads to a decision for action. In nursing education there is frequent reference to critical [...]

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Bibliometric Analysis of Stem Cell Publications in Iran

Maryam Ahmadi, Shafi Habibi, Shahram Sedghi, Fateme Hosseini Abstract Objective: The purpose of this study is to examine qualitative and quantitative states of stem cell research in Iran in order to extract information production patterns. Methods: The data were extracted by searching through the Science Citation Index (SCI) Expanded database related to January 2013. The [...]

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