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Barcode Technology Acceptance and Utilization in Health Information Management Department at Academic Hospitals According to Technology Acceptance Model

Asghar Ehteshami Abstract Introduction: Nowdays, due to the increasing importance of quality care, organizations focuse on the improving provision, management and distribution of health. On one hand, incremental costs of the new technologies and on the other hand, increased knowledge of health care recipients and their expectations for high quality services have doubled the need [...]

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The Most Influential Scientists in the Development of Medical informatics (16): John Anderson (1921-2002)

Izet Masic Abstract John Anderson, MD, MA BSc, MRCP, FRCP, was professor of medicine at King’s College Hospital Medical School. He was essentially an innovator and pioneered developments in metabolic medicine, medical education and medical computing (1-3). [Acta Inform Med 2017; 25(1.000): 58-59] Keywords: John Anderson >>Full text PDF               >>Abstract            [...]

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Cardiac Structural and Functional Changes Evaluated by Transthoracic and Tissue Doppler Echocardiography in Adult Patients with Sickle Cell Disease

Mojdeh Dabirian, Ghasem Janbabaei, Hossein Karami, Maryam Nabati, Mohsen Aarabi, Morteza Namazi, Hadi Darvishi-Khezri Abstract Background: One of the most common genetic blood disorders, resulting from inherited red blood cell disorders, is sickle cell disease (SCD) which is responsible for high death in adult patients with left ventricular diastolic dysfunction and pulmonary hypertension. Tissue Doppler [...]

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In Memoriam: Professor Mladen Petrovecki, MD, PhD (1960 – 2016)

Izet Masic Abstract Professor Mladen Petrovecki died on August 30th in 2016. He was born in Zagreb in 1960. Mladen graduated from high school in 1979 in Zagreb, Croatia, and enrolled the School of Medicine at University of Zagreb... [Acta Inform Med 2017; 25(1.000): 60-60] Keywords: Mladen Petrovecki, In Memoriam >>Full text PDF               >>Abstract    [...]

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Follow-up of Vasospasm by Transcranial Doppler Sonography (TCD) in Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (SAH)

Jasminka Djelilovic-Vranic, Vanja Basic-Kes, Merita Tiric-Campara, Edina Djozic, Jasmin Kulenovic Abstract Introduction: Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH)represents hemorrhage in the space between arachnoidea and pia mater, due to aneurysm burst, spontaneously or as a consequence of trauma. It is condition that occurs more common in women than men, and its most common complications are rebleeding and vazospasm. [...]

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Comparative Analysis of Family Medicine Education and Exams at Cathedras of Family Medicine of Universities in Southeastern Europe – “Splitska inicijativa”, Sarajevo, 2017

Izet Masic, Olivera Batic Mujanovic, Maja Racic, Larisa Gavran, Kosana Stanetic, Merzika Hodzic, Milena Cojic, Ljiljana Cvejanov-Kezunovic, Aleksandar Stepanovic, Katarina Stavrikj, Zaim Jatic, Edita Cerny Obrdalj, Amra Zalihic, Ksenija Tusek-Bunc Abstract Education means: learning, teaching or the process of acquiring skills or behavior modification through various exercises. Traditionally, medical education meant the oral, practical and [...]

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Correlation of Oxidative Stress Markers with Ultrasound and Cardiotocography Parameters with Hypertension Induced Pregnancy

Dragica Draganovic, Nenad Lucic, Dragica Jojic, Snjezana Milicevic Abstract Introduction: Pregnancy induced hypertension (PIH), especially preeclampsia, is a state of extremely increased oxidative stress (OS), due to decrease of antioxidant capacity in comparison to normotensive pregnant women. The consequences of increased state of oxidative stress with hypertension disorder in pregnancy are disorder of placental blood [...]

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Advantages of T2 Weighted Three Dimensional and T1 Weighted Three Dimensional Contrast Medium Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Urography in Examination of the Child Population

Adnan Sehic, Fuad Julardzija, Sandra Vegar-Zubovic, Irmina Sefic-Pasic Abstract Aim: The aim of this study is to prove the advantages of combined use of T2 weighted three dimensional (T2 W 3D) and T1 weighted three dimensional contrast medium enhanced (T1 W 3D CE) magnetic resonance (MR) urography in displaying urinary tract in child population. Material [...]

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Interobserver Variability in Interpretation of Planar and SPECT Tc-99m-DMSA Renal Scintigraphy in Children

Nermina Beslic, Renata Milardovic, Amera Sadija, Lejla Dzananovic, Semra Cavaljuga Abstract Objective: This study objective was to evaluate interobserver agreement between individual pairs of three nuclear medicine physicians in interpretation of renal cortical scintigraphy in children with respect to the mode of acquisition (planar vs. SPECT), diagnoses and kidney site (left vs. right). Materials and [...]

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Assessment of the Nasopalatine Canal: an Anatomical Study

Ibrahim Nasseh, Georges Aoun, Sayde Sokhn Abstract Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the anatomy of the nasopalatine canal in a Lebanese population using cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) technology. Materials and Methods: CBCT images of 63 Lebanese adult patients were included in this study. The length, shape, diameter of the oral opening [...]

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