Quantitative and Qualitative Evaluation of The Structural Designing of Medical Informatics Dynamic Encyclopedia

Reza Safdari, Leila Shahmoradi, Molouk-sadat Hosseini-beheshti, Ahmadreza Farzaneh Nejad, Mohammad Hosseiniravandi Abstract Introduction: Encyclopedias and their compilation have become so prevalent as a valid cultural medium in the world. The daily development of computer industry and the expansion of various sciences have made indispensable the compilation of electronic, specialized encyclopedias, especially the web-based ones. Materials [...]

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Echocardiography Differences Between Athlete’s Heart Hearth and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Amir Kreso, Fahir Barakovic, Esad Medjedovic, Amila Halilbasic, Muhamed Klepic Abstract Introduction: Among long term athletes there is always present hypertrophy of the left ventricle walls as well as increased cardiac mass. These changes are the result of the heart muscle adaptation to load during the years of training, which should not be considered as [...]

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Designing of Intelligent Multilingual Patient Reported Outcome System (IMPROS)

Faramarz Pourasghar, Yeganeh Partovi Abstract Background: By self-reporting outcome procedure the patients themselves record disease symptoms outside medical centers and then report them to medical staff in specific periods of time. One of the self-reporting methods is the application of interactive voice response (IVR), in which some pre-designed questions in the form of voice tracks [...]

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Influence of the Inherited Glucose-6-phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency on the Appearance of Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia in Southern Croatia

Anet Papazovska Cherepnalkovski, Eugenija Marusic, Katica Piperkova, Bernarda Lozic, Ana Skelin, Todor Gruev, Vjekoslav Krzelj Abstract Background: Neonatal hyperbilirubinemia is a common clinical manifestation of the inherited glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency. Aim of the study: The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of the inherited G6PD deficiency on the appearance of neonatal [...]

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Significance of Sonographically Demonstrated Ureteral Dilatation in Evaluation of Vesicoureteral Reflux Verified with Voiding Urosonography in Children with Urinary Tract Infection

Aladin Carovac, Sandra Vegar Zubovic, Marklena Carovac, Irmina Sefic Pasic Abstract Objectives. The aim of this study was to determine sensitivity, specificity, and predictive values of sonographically demonstrated ureteral dilatation in detecting vesicoureteral reflux (VUR). Methods. Ethical approval from the Ethical Committee of Clinical Center University of Sarajevo and parental consent were obtained for this [...]

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The Use of an Adapted Health IT Usability Evaluation Model (Health-ITUEM) for Evaluating Consumer Reported Ratings of Diabetes mHealth Applications: Implications for Diabetes Care and Management

Mowafa S. Househ, Mamdouh M. Shubair, Faisel Yunus, Amr Jamal, Bakheet Aldossari Abstract Background: The aim of this paper is to present a usability analysis of the consumer ratings of key diabetes mHealth applications using an adapted Health IT Usability Evaluation Model (Health-ITUEM). Methods: A qualitative content analysis method was used to analyze publicly available [...]

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Quantitative and Qualitative Evaluation of Iranian Researchers’ Scientific Production in Dentistry Subfields

Mousa Yaminfirooz, Mina Motallebnejad, Hemmat Gholinia, Somayeh Esbakian Abstract Background: As in other fields of medicine, scientific production in the field of dentistry has significant placement. This study aimed at quantitatively and qualitatively evaluating Iranian researchers' scientific output in the field of dentistry and determining their contribution in each of dentistry subfields and branches. Methods: [...]

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A Comparison of Logistic Regression Model and Artificial Neural Networks in Predicting of Student’s Academic Failure

Saeed Hosseini Teshnizi, Sayyed Mohhamad Taghi Ayatollahi Abstract Background and objective: Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs) have recently been applied in situations where an analysis based on the logistic regression (LR) is a standard statistical approach; direct comparisons of the results, however, are seldom attempted. In this study, we compared both logistic regression models and feed-forward [...]

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Chromatography as Method for Analytical Confirmation of Paracetamol in Postmortem Material Together with Psychoactive Substances

Jasmina Biscevic-Tokic, Nedim Tokic, Elma Ibrahimpasic Abstract Introduction: Paracetamol (Acetaminophen) in addition to aspirin is the most commonly used analgesic and antipyretic medication by millions of patients worldwide. It is an example that paracetamol as medicine that in the world is provided without a doctor's prescription, can lead to death. Today paracetamol became an integral [...]

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