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Affiliated organisation:
1. The Journal of the American Geriatric Society
2. American Academy of Antiageing Medicine
3. Middle East Longevity Institute - Lebanon

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July 2004 - Volume 1, Issue 1
Active Aging: the whole society benefits
Alexandre Kalache

Determinants of prescribing for the elderly in primary health care

Aging mechanisms: from genetics to daily functioning

A study on physical, social and mental problems of the elderly in District 13 of Tehran

The use of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in a hypertension clinic

Epidemiology of Self-Dependence among Kuwaiti Elderly Population of Abdullah Al-Salem Area

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November 2004, Volume 1 Issue 2
Blood RNA concentration in Alzheimer disease and vascular dementia

Serum Zinc and Copper Concentration in Human-Age related cataract

The likelihood of being helped versus being harmed: useful in geriatric treatment dilemma's

Feasibility of the Divided Attention Steering Simulator (DASS) for the Assessment of Vigilance in Stroke Patients

The European Nursing Academy for Care of Older persons (ENACO)

Urogenital atrophy in climacteric women: Menopause or Geripause?

The Diagnosis and Management of Dementia

The length of hospital stay of Home Health Care patients at King Khalid National Guard Hospital, Jeddah, 1999.

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April 2005, Volume 2 Issue 1
Are we providing adequate information and support to recipients of percutaneous endoscopic gastronomy (PEG) tubes?

The evaluation of quantitive heel Ultrasound measurements in hemodialysis and continuous peritoneal dialysis patients

Nutrition in the elderly

Functional Foods as catalysts of the nutrition evolution into nutrigenomics: a scholastic example of a fermented papaya preparation (Immun-Âge)

Apoptotic gene expression in Alzheimer disease: a preliminary report

Analysis of non-traumatic geriatric cases in emergency department

Special editorial A large scale randomised controlled trial is needed.

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September 2005 Volume 2, Issue 2

Causes of Dementia in Qatar

Employment Status of the Elderly Referring to the Social Security Organization of Tehran City

Hernia surgery in the elderly

Back to Methuselah: the challenge of Ageing

Case Study - Pain management in the terminal cancer patient

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December 2005 Volume 2, Issue 3

Increased leukocyte rigidity in the elderly

Parkinson's disease and related movement disorders

Study of Relation between Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of the Elderly with Their General Health in Tehran

Renal Failure

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May 2006 - Volume 3, Issue 1

Comparison between Sub-Tenon's and Different Doses of Intravitreal Triamcinolone Acetonide In Management of Diffuse Macular Oedema

Vertigo, Tinnitus, and Hearing Loss in the Geriatric Patients

Serum Lipid Levels in Tehranian people

Pre-operative evaluation of the elderly

Home Health Care Team Members

Malnutrition in an Ageing Population

Quality of Life

Social welfare and health (mental, social, physical) status of aged people in Iran

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September 2006 - Volume 3, Issue 2

The discriminative value of two functional assessment scales compared for predicting falls in institutionalized elderly people in Iran

The relationship between depression and educational levels, the retirement years and chronic diseases of elderly men in area 6 of Tehran's municipality 2005

Evaluating Infectious Etiologies of Hospitalization in Elderly Population of Iran

The Economic Impact of Treating Geriatric Hip Fracture - A Study at Rustaq Referral Hospital , South Batinah Region, Oman

Acceptable Satisfaction after Carpal Tunnel Decompression in Elderly Patients

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December 2006 - Volume 3, Issue 3

Health promotion behaviors among elderly in west area in Tehran-Iran 2006

Self-efficacy and caregiver strain in Alzheimer's Caregivers in the City of Tehran

Effect of vaginal weight cones on stress incontinence

Epilepsy in aged people: an introduction to diagnosis and treatment

Causes of initiation and promotion of cannabis among local transport drivers in Peshawar

Considering the measure of observance of safety principles in prevention of events for bed ridden old patients

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February 2007 - Vol 4, Issue 1

Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment of Nursing Home and Community Dwelling Elderly

King Hussein Medical Center Experience With Aspheric Intraocular Lenses

Rational Prescribing in Elderly

The efficacy of method of scrubbing of operative site on post-operative wound infection

Bridging the gap with the integration of conventional and complementary medicine

A Novel Model of Comprehensive Geriatric Care Centre in Turkey

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April 2007 - Vol 4, Issue 2

Age associated with population for both sexes in rural area of Bangladesh follow exponential model


Causes of falls in hip fractures in elderly patients

Prescribing Exercise to Seniors - a step-by-step guide to improving all types of medical conditions

An Introduction to the Anorectal Region - Part 1

Relationship between Quality of life and Socio-demographic characteristics among older people in Tehran-Iran

The Global Health Crisis

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June 2007 - Volume 4, Issue 3

A PARK2 mutation in a consanguineous Lebanese family affected with early-onset Parkinson disease

Head and Neck Cancer with Lymph Node Metastasis: Comparison at CT, MRI, FDG-PET and Validation with Histopathology

Drugs and Older People

The status of Charitable Health Organizations in Some Islamic countries

A Comprehensive Review on Psychological Issues of Women in Pakistan

Independent Grandmothers in an Iranian Village

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August 2007 - Volume 4, Issue 4

Hearing loss in elderly population: Experience in a rapidly newly developed country Qatar

Memory and Dementia Clinic in Thessaloniki: Twenty years of experience

Polypharmacy in Elderly Challenge Continues

Future Appeal of Geriatrics in Bangladesh

Mathematical Modelling of Age Specific Marital Fertility Rates (ASMFRs) in Rural Area, Bangladesh

Delirium in an Elderly Patient

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October 2007 - Volume 4, Issue 5

Causes of Impaired Vision in South of Jordan

What Do Residents Know About Patient's Rights, Informed Consent and Euthanasia?

Health Care Expenditures and Ageing: Experiences of Developed Countries for Developing Countries such as Iran

Dimension of Population Ageing in Bangladesh

Estimation of Some Mortality Measures, Modeling of lx and Age Associated with Force of Mortality of Bangladesh in 2006

A New Aspect in Prevention of Hip Fracture

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December 2007 - Volume 4, Issue 6

Association of Falls, Health Related Quality of Life Assessments and Depressive Symptoms Among Community Dwelling Elderly: A Cross-Sectional Study

Age, Age at Marriage, Age Difference between Spouses and Women Empowerment: Bangladesh Context

Breaking Points of Life for Major Health Problems

Trends and Some Aspect of Ageing in Bangladesh


Estimation of Some Mortality Measures, Modelling of lx and Age Associated with Force of Mortality of Bangladesh in 2007

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February 2008 - Vol 5, Issue 1

Clinical Efficacy of Antifungal Agent in Tissue Conditioner in Treating Oral Candidiasis -A Pilot Study

Prevalence and Risk Factors of Diabetic Retinopathy in Elderly Patients

Robust Forecasting of Fertility Trends in Bangladesh

Spirituality, Religiosity, and Other Things

Population and Health in Eastern Mediterranean: A Preliminary Examination

Opinion and Practices regarding End of life issues among Family practice Patients at a Teaching Hospital in Karachi

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April 2008 - Vol 5, Issue 2

Aging May Be The Major Determiner Factor of Excess Weight

Effectiveness of Antifungal Agents in Tissue Conditioners in Treating Candidiasis Over Time

Bone Mass Density In Diabetic Women: Is There A Detrimental Effect?

Review of what's new in Alzheimer's disease?

Quality of life in elderly people in Kashan, Iran

Modeling and Forecasting of l2 (Survivors at Age 2) Values for Male and Female Population of Bangladesh: Regression Model Approach

June 2008 - Vol 5, Issue 3

Neurosurgical Emergencies of The October 2005 Earthquake In Pakistan At Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar

Factors affecting female age at marriage in rural area of Charghat Thana of Rajshahi district, Bangladesh

Thyroid Dysfunction in Iranian Patients with Premature Ovarian

A Comparative Study of the Levels of Mortality by Causes of Death in a Rural Population of Bangladesh

Study the Socio-economic Conditions of Migrant's Monthly Income (Before and After Migration): An Application of Multiple Classification Analysis (MCA)

Efficacy of Mitomycin C in Pterygium Management

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August 2008- Vol 5, Issue 4

Jaundice in the elderly: A retrospective study of causes and prognosis
Ajaj A, Saeed S, Brind A

Organic psychiatric disorders in the older persons : a comparison of thoughts
Prem Kumar C, Srinivas P

Naming Performance in Farsi-Speaking Aged People
Fariba Yadegari, Mahshid Foroughan, Azar Mehri; Peymaneh Shirinbayan, Asghar Dadkhah

Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: A Pakistan Perspective
Hamzullah Khan, Saadullah Jan

Potential Gain of Life Expectancies for Elimination of Leading Causes of Death in Bangladesh
Aminul Haque

Salient feature of the Aged Population of Bangladesh
Sumaiya Abedin

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October 2008 - Vol 5, Issue 5

The Middle-East Academy for Medicine of Ageing
S. Duursma, A. Abyad, F. Amin

Picture Naming of Patients with Alzheimer' Disease, Aphasia and The Healthy Elderly
Fariba Yadegari, Azar Mehri , Peymaneh Shirinbayan

Oral Health Services in Nursing Homes? A Survey of Nursing Homes in Simcoe County, Ontario
David W. Matear, John Barbaro

Rehabilitation of Facial Palsy in Elderly People
Issam M. Al-Bataineh

Surgery - Combined Incisional Hernia Repair and Abdominoplasty ("Tummy-tuck")
Charles Leinkram

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January/February 2009 - Vol 6, Issue 1
Perceptions of Residents and Family Members of Oral Health Services in Nursing Homes: A Survey in Nursing Homes without on-site dental services in Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada
David W. Matear, John Barbaro

Study of Serum Electrolytes in Surgical Patients Undergoing Intestinal Stoma
Manal M Khan, A K Verma, Shaista M. Vasenwala, Sheeraz M. Khan, Mr. Abrar Ahmad

Pressure ulcers: assessment and prevention (Part 1)
Almoutaz Alkhier Ahmed

Discharge Planning in A Geriatric Ward
Ashraf Nasim, B Mandal

Determinants of The Physical Problems of the Geriatric Population at Adamdigi Thana of Bogra District in Bangladesh
Tapan Kumar Roy, Mosiur Rahman

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March 2009 - Vol 6, Issue 2

Surgical Treatment of Neck of Femur Fracture Using Regional Anaesthesia in Elderly Patients
Firas Husban, Mohammed AL-Turk

Physical Health Status: Effect of Physical Health Components on Utilization of Health Services and Community Aged Care Services among The Iranian Elderly in the Sydney Metropolitan Area
M. Alizadeh-Khoei, A. Akbari- Kamrani, S. Koshbin

Pressure ulcer: Assessment and prevention (part 2)
Almoutaz Alkhier Ahmed

Have we Forgotten about Humour?
A. Abyad

Getting to Know The Scatter Plot
Mohsen Rezaeian

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May 2009 - Vol 6, Issue 3

Do We Need All These Deaths: A Lesson from Three Trials
Almoutaz Alkhier Ahmed

Can Preoperative Quality of Life Predict Adverse Outcome of Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery in the Elderly?
Hermineh Aramin, Mehrdad Sheikhvatan, Mahmood Sheikhfathollahi

The Value of HbA1c Testing in Diabetic Patients
Foad Al-Btoosh

Intra Articular (I/A) Methotrexate in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Mohammad Amjad Taqweem, Hamzullah Khan, Amera Takreem, Intekhab Alam

Service Framework for Older People in Japan: A Guideline for Asian Countries
Asghar Dadkha

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August 2009 - Vol 6, Issue 4

The Application of Romberg Exercise on Falling State of Elderly Persons in Nursing Homes
Ahmadali Akbari Kamrani, Farhad Azadi, Pourandokht Pejmanfard, Saeed Siadat, Marjan Akbari Kamrani, Asghar Dadkhah


Education effect on Mini-Mental status Examination among Egyptian Elderly
Hala S. Sweed, Muhammad F. Abd-Al-Atty, Sherine M. El-Banouby, Ahmed K Mortagy


Nutrition Educational Program and Health Promotion in Aged People in Iran
Sima. Ghasemi; Farshad. Sharifi, Shahrbano Maghsoodnia, Fariba Teimoori, Asghar Dadkhah

Food Consumption Pattern and Micronutrient Intake of Elderly Yorubas in Southwest Nigeria
Ibiyemi O. Olayiwola

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November/ December 2009 - Vol 6, Issue 5

Safety and Quality of Life Among Grandparents in Tehran: A Sociological Study of Elder Grandparents in Iran
Mohammad Taghi Sheykhi

Prevalence of the Risk Factors among Elderly Stroke Patients at Rumaillah Hospital; HMC, in Doha, 2007
Asma AL-Nuaimi, Rasha Elsayed Salama, Essa Mubarak Al Sulaiti

Treatment of Post Herpetic Neuralgia with Topical Lidocaine Gel 2%
Basel Al Rawashdeh, Adel Batarseh, Sael Abuseif

Nutritional Status of Elderly in Asaba, Delta State Nigeria
UM Odenigbo, CU Odenigbo and OC Oguejiofor

Aging, Disability and Health Care Services Among Older Persons in India
Gopal Agrawal, Kunal Keshri, Kirti Gaur

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February 2010 - Vol 7, Issue 1

Measuring the Efficiency of Personal Networks for Physical, Mental and Psychological Health
Mohammed Shahadat Uddin, Liaquat Hossain

Quality of life and morbidity pattern of geriatric Population in Erbil City
Ibrahim T Marouf, Namir G Al-Tawil, Tariq S Al-Hadithi, Nazar P Shabila

Nutritional Assessment of the Institutionalised Elderly in Nigeria: A case study of an old people's home in Yaba Lagos, Nigeria
Ibiyemi O. Olayiwola

Clients' and Health Care Professionals' Perspectives on Post Stroke Rehabilitation Services in Tehran, Iran
Parvin Eftekhar, Debra Cameron, Karen Yoshida, Michel D. Landry, Dina Brooks

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April 2010 - Vol 7, Issue 2
Investigating the Relation Between Family Support and Glycemic Control in the Elderly Suffering Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Maryam Nooritajer

"The more the merrier". Co-residence and self-reported depressive symptoms among older Kuwaiti men and women
Jaafar Behbehania, Nasra M. Shaha, Hanan E. Badr, Makhdoom A. Shahb

Prevalence of Diabetic foot among diabetic patients attending a primary care clinic at a teaching hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Yousef Abdullah Al Turki

Factors Affecting Social Participation of the Elderly in Urban Affairs Management in the City of Tehran
Ali Reza Kaldi, Soheila Ebrahimpour

Geriatrics and Gerontology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo - EGYPT
Hala Samir Sweed

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May 2010 - Vol 7, Issue 3

Autonomic cardiovascular dysfunction in healthy elderly people
Tarig Ahmed Abdel-Rahman

Life Satisfaction of Community Dwelling Elderly in Cairo
Muhammad Fouad Abd-Al-Atty, Hebattu-Allah El Shazly Mohamed, Asmaa Fathy Abdellah, Tamer Mohamed Farid, Ahmed Kamel Mortagy

Loneliness of Older Persons in Home Care in Iceland
Blængsdóttir GH, Aspelund T, Jónsson PV

Medico-Social Profile of the Inmates of Old Age Homes in Southern India
J P, Majra, Arpita Gur

Mental health of older caregivers of schizophrenia patients in Iran
Anahita khodabakhshi koolaee

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August 2010 - Vol 7, Issue 4

Cognitive and Executive Functions in Hypertensive Elderly Egyptians
Moatassem S. Amer, Shereen M. Mousa, Ahmed S. Mohammedin

Prevalence of Cataract in Osteoarthritis Patients in Relation to Age and Body Mass Index
Samer I. Alawneh, Zaid M. Dahamsheh, Ahmed E.Khatatbeh, Awni S. Alhadeed, Mohammad A. Al-droos, Zaid A. Aleyadah, Fakhry S. Athamneh

Prevalence of Parkinsonian Features in Egyptian Elderly Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment
Heba T. Mousa, Mohamad A. Al Sadany, Shereen M. Mousa, Mohamad H. El Banoub

The Prevalence of Diabetic Foot and Its Risk factors among Jordanian Diabetics
Wasfi Salayta, Samer Al- Ghzawi

First successful femoral pacemaker implantation in the Middle East
Amin Daoulah, Eijaz Ul Haq, Majed Mazen Malak, Uthman Al-Uthman

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November/December 2010 Vol 7 Issue 5

Falls and physical performance among frail Sexagenarians and Septuagenarians
Ganesan Kathiresan, Sandra Devie, Sunnelly Velintina, Stellah Lenson, Nur Idawanny, Nur Asyikin, Nurul Hijah

The Effect of Two Different Strength Training Programs on Functional Performance and Pain of Elderly
Gulsah Sahin, Naciye Fusun Toraman, Yeliz Ozdol, Emel Cetin, Ceylan Ece Top, Sibel Nalbant, Funda Baran

Higher Longevity and Post Retirement Productive Engagements of University Retired Faculty Members
Muhammad Wajid Tahir, Rubina Kauser

The Destitute Elderly in Bangladesh: Socio-economic Perspective
Faruque Hossain

The Role of Family Physician in Palliative Care: Review Article
Firdous Jahan

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March 2011 Volume 8 Issue 1

The effect of Ilioinguinal nerve block in addition to local infiltration on pain after inguinal hernia repair in the elderly
Ghazi Al-Dehayat, Samer Alghzawi

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Endothelial Dysfunction in Older Men
Muhammad Fouad Abd-Al-Atty, Amira Hanafey Mahmoud, Hossam Mousa Sakr, Reem Abdel Khalek Khattab, Mohamed Shawky Khater, Ahmed Kamel Mortagy

Factors associated with abuse in the elderly
Maryam Nooritajer, Razieh Hossein, Shiva Haidari

Follow Up Case Study: A 60-Year-Old Woman with Multifocal Osteoblastoma
Muhammad Fouad Abd-Al-Atty

Nosocomial Aspiration Pneumonia: Case Report and review of literature
Adnan Agha, Abdelhaleem Bella, Mohammad Awad AlHumaidi

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March 2011 - Volume 8, Issue 2

Study of QOL and functional level in Egyptian elderly on chronic hemodialysis treatment
Moatassem S Amer, Hoda MF Wahba, Valine A Raafat, Hani A Refaat

Percentage of Keratoconus in Vernal Catarrh Patients in South of Jordan
Mohammad Droos, Khaled Al-Zoubi

Elderly Patients attending ENT Clinic with Ear Complaint
Mefleh Al-Sarhan

Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome Associated With Fahr's Syndrome
Mohammad Droos, Khaled Al-Zoubi

I Would Like to Be a Clinical Analyst... Any Guidelines on Why I Should Be MD, MD/PhD or PhD?
Janet Ochoa

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May 2011 - Volume 8, Issue 3 (Special Edition)

The Characteristics of Aging, based on (ICF) and the related Rehabilitation Needs of Palestinian Elderly People
Akram Amro, Mahmoud Qadah, Malek Hasan, Ahmad Nael Alashhab, Hamoudah H. Gaith
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2011.83024

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July 2011 - Volume 8, Issue 4

Hypertension Among Residents of an Elderly Care Home in North Malaysia
Rashid AK, Al-Jawad M, Azizah AM
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2011.84056

Prognosis of stroke in young old and old elderly patients: Comparative study
Ashraf Shehatah
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2011.84057

Comparative study of depressive symptoms among Egyptian elderly with and without comorbid diseases in Nursing homes
Moatassem S Amer, Hoda MF Wahba, Enas Ramadan Abdel-Hafez, Reem Sabry El Bedewy, Heba Hamed El-Shehawy
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2011.84058

Decline in Mortality in Developing Countries: A Review from Three Countries Perspective
Rabiul Haque, A. H. M. Kishowar Hossain, Rumana Sultana, Shaikh Mohammad Kais, Aminul Haque
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2011.84059

Hemiarthroplasty for unstable osteoporotic intertrochanteric fractures in the elderly: A retrospective study
Mohmmad Dwuiri, Zaid Aleyadah
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2011.84060

Lack of continuity of rehabilitation care for stroke survivors: Iranian family caregivers' experience
Asghar Dalvandi, Sirkka-Liisa Ekman, Hamid Reza Khankeh, Sadat Seyed Bagher Maddah, Kim Lutzen, Kristiina Heikkilä
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2011.84061

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September 2011 Volume 8 Issue 5

Assessment of physical decline, social health status and prescribing patterns for elderly patients attending ambulatory primary care clinic in King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Yousef Abdullah Al Turki
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2011.85092

Leptin Level among Postmenopausal Osteoporotic Egyptian Females
Shaima M. Elsharaawy, Mohamed A. Alsadany, Rania S. Shahin, Hala S. Sweed, Ahmed K. Mortagy
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2011.85093

Insulin Growth Factor-1 in the Elderly with Chronic Liver Disease
S. Amer, Maha A. Ezz El Din, Suzan M. Ali
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2011.85094

Physical activity and mental stresses may be the major determiner factors of blood lipids
Mehmet Rami Helvaci, Hasan Kaya, Oktay Hasan Ozturk
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2011.85095

Palestinian Elderly Women's Needs and their Physical and Mental Health
Imam A., Hmeidan M., Qaraqra D,
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2011.85096

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November 2011 Volume 8, Issue 6
Socio-economic elements as a risk factor of ischemic stroke in Iraq
Zaki Noah, AMohammed Asaad Albayaty, Yousif Abdulrahim
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2011.86120

Pattern of Self-perceived Health, Immobility and Hospitalization among Elderly in India
Ranjan Kumar Prusty, Abhishek Kumar, Mousumi Gogoi
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2011.86121

Falls among elderly persons living in a rural community setting, Egypt
Abdel-Hady El-Gilany, El-sayed Hatata, Sahar Soliman, Raefa Refaat
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2011.86122

What is the relationship between hypertriglyceridemia and smoking?
Mehmet Rami Helvaci, Leyla Yilmaz Aydin, Emin Maden, Yusuf Aydin
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2011.86123

Sinonasal Diseases in Elderly Patients
Mefleh Al-Sarhan, Dr. Nemer Al-Khtoum
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2011.86124

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January 2012 Volume 9, Issue 1
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Validation of the Arabic version of the Berg Balance Scale (A-BBS) among elderly residents in a rural community
Abdel-Hady El-Gilany, El-sayed Hatata, Nahed Saied Aayob, Raefa Refaat

Morphine Versus Tramadol for postoperative pain control after thoracoscopic surgery
Ahed Al-Edwan, Samer Ghazawi

Polypharmacy and inappropriate medication use among elderly persons in an Egyptian rural area.
Sarah A. Hamza, Mohamed Z. Abdelwadoud, Ismail A. A. Kandil, Ahmed K. Mortagy

Problems and Needs of Elderly People: A Study in Bangladesh
Afzal Hossain

The effect of Transversus abdominis block on decreasing pain following laparoscopic cholecystectomy in elderly patients
Samer Alghzawi, Ghazi Aldehayat, Tariq Almnaizel, Sahel Haddadin

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March/April 2012 Volume 9, Issue 2
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The incidence and risk factors of urinary incontinence
Firas Khori, Mahmoud Alkhateeb

Periarticular Bupivacaine Injection in Knee Arthroplasty
Mohammed Al Duwairi, Zaid Al Eyadah

Living Arrangements and Treatment Seeking Behavior of the Elderly from different economic segments in India
Debasis Barik

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and metabolic syndrome
Mehmet Rami Helvaci, Emin Maden, Leyla Yilmaz Aydin, Yusuf Aydin

Laryngeal Diseases in Elderly Patients
Ahmad Al-Qudah


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May 2012 Volume 9, Issue 3
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Disability, Employment and Poverty: A Study of the Physically Handicapped People in Dhaka City
Kazi Ayesha Siddiqua, Riazul Islam, Shaharia Afrin

Abdominal Aorta Diameter among Elderly Diabetic Patients
Moatassem S Amer, Randa A Reda, Omar H Omar, Tarek M Abdel Dayem, Hoda A Abd El Sabour, Hala S Sweed

Dislocation Following Total Hip Replacement
Yousef Khair


Obesity should be accepted as one of the irreverisible end points of metabolic syndrome
Mehmet Rami Helvaci, Hasan Kaya, Orhan Ayyildiz, Mehmet Gundogdu

Age at First Marriage in Bangladesh: Socioeconomic Differentials and Determinants
Abdul Goni, Mustafizur Rahman

Case report: Sudden Statins withdrawal
Almoutaz Alkhier Ahmed

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July 2012 Volume 9, Issue 4
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Smoking, as a pleasure in life, should be accepted as one of the reversible components of metabolic syndrome
Mehmet Rami Helvaci, Hasan Kaya, Imdat Dilek

Prevalence of malnutrition in recently hospitalized elderly in Cairo using a valid and reliable short form of Arabic version of Mini-Nutritional Assessment (MNA-SF-A)
Muhammad F. Abd-Al-Atty, Rania M. Abou-Hashem, Khaled M. Abd Elaziz

Erectile Dysfunction and its association to cardiovascular risk factors among men 60 years and above at primary care clinic, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Yousef Abdullah Al Turki

Medication of older people admitted to acute care - Associations with functional capacity and outcomes
Thorolfsdottir Rosa Björk, Samuelsson Olafur, Noro Anja, Finne-Soveri Harriet, Jonsson Palmi V

Corneal arcus has limited benefit for management of dyslipidemia
Mehmet Rami Helvaci, Fatih Ozcura, Hasan Kaya

Palestinian elderly women’s needs and their physical and mental health
Asma Imam, Najah Al-Khatib


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September 2012 Volume 9, Issue 5
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Assessment of elderly patients awareness on using their medications, at a teaching hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Yousef A. Al-Turki, Ahmed Saleh Al-otaibi, Hamad Faleh Al-Subaie, Ahmed Khalid Al-Musaimiry, Abdullah Ahmed Asiri, Mohammed Tayb Hazazi

Mental and physical health status among elderly people: The role of socioeconomic predictors
Mahtab, Alizadeh-Khoei, S. Zakia, Hossain, Ibrahim, Abdollahpour

Relation between the psychological impact of presbycusis and Hearing Handicap Inventory for the Elderly using screening version in Jordan
Ahmed al-btoush

Comparison of outcomes following uncemented hemiarthroplasty and dynamic hip screw in the treatment of displaced subcapital hip fractures
Yousef Khair

Living Arrangements and Health Well Being among Elderly Women in India
Sanjit Sarkar, Chander Shekhar, Kasturi Monda

The study of potential drug drug interactions among older patients admitted to theintensive care unit in Kerman, Iran
Sedigheh Iranmanesh, Hossein Rafiei, Fereshteh Aein

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November 2012 Volume 9, Issue 6
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Bone Mineral Density and Breast Cancer Risk among Postmenopausal Females
Hala S Sweed, Sahar A Saad

Incidence of infection following Total Hip Replacement surgery and its risk factors; experience at Queen Alia hospital, Jordan
Zaid Al-eyadah

Estrogen Receptor a - Gene polymorphism Distribution among Egyptian Postmenopausal Females and Bone Mineral Density Correlations
Hala S Sweed, Tarek M El Masry, Mona A M Abou Zahra

The Elderly Patient: A Primary Care Perspective
Elias A. Sarru, Richard B. Birrer

No Alternative Way without Adopting Permanent Contraceptive Methods to Reach Replacement Level of Fertility in Bangladesh
Nasim Mahmud

Occupational Differential Risks of Mortality among Pensioners in Nagaland, India
Labananda Choudhury, Sheikh Faruk Ahmed, Abdul Mannan

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January 2013 Volume 10, Issue 1
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Nutritional Assessment of Hospitalized Elderly Diabetic Patients In Tikrit, Iraq: A Case-Control Study
Sarab K. Abedalrahman, Tariq S. Al-Hadithi
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2013.101164

Ocular Disorders in the Elderly Population
Ismat Ereifej
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2013.101165

Intervention Plan for Improving Oral Health among the Elderly residing in the Community and in a Nursing Home
Zini A, Slutzky H, Vered Y
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2013.101166

Elderly situation in Libya, the challenge
Ebtisam Elghblawi
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2013.101167

Pelvic pain predicament: a case report
Hoda M F Wahba, Ahmed N. El-Shaer
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2013.101168

Basal cell carcinoma with perineural invasion: a case report
Basel Alrawashdeh, Mohammad Hilalat
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2013.101169

Minutes: International Association for Gerontology and Geriatric - Middle East meetings
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2013.101170

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March 2013 Volume 10, Issue 2
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Indirect Estimation of District Level Health Life Expectancy of India, 2001
Labanada Choudhury, Rajan Sarma, Naren Biswas, Prasanta Barman
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2013.102172

The Quality of life of Elderly Living in a Home for the aged in Penang Malaysia
Abdul Rashid, Azizah Ab Manan
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2013.102173

Perception of Undergraduate Medical Students in Clinical Years Regarding Palliative Care
Firdous Jahan, Huda Sultan Al Shibli, Reem Salim Qatan, Ahmed Abdullah Al Kharusi
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2013.102174

Ocular Manifestations of Marfan syndrome In Seven Members of One Family from Libya
Mohammad Al-Droos, Basim Almomani, Mahmoud Aljaouni
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2013.102175

Osteoarthritis of Knee - A Review of Current Concepts
Nida Usman, Shibili Nuhmani
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2013.102176

Socio-demographic Conditions of Rural Aged in Bangladesh
Shahidur Rahman Choudhary
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2013.102177

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May 2013 Volume 10, Issue 3
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Predicting medication adherence based on illness perceptions in a sample of Iranian older adults
Abdulaziz Aflakseir
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2013.103244

Clinical Outcome of Tympanoplasty Type I in Elderly Patients
Suliman Saudi
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2013.103245

Changes in cognitive and functional status of the hospitalized elderly and their related factors: a cross-sectional study
Shahin Salarvand, Yadollah Pournia
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2013.103246

Assessment of handgrip strength variables in a population of Egyptian elderly
Sarah A Hamza, Hoda M F Wahba, Mona M Hegazy
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2013.103247

Ischemic Optic Neuropathy in Elderly People
Suha Al-Aejailat, Mousa Al-Madani
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2013.103248

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July 2013 Volume 10, Issue 4

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Caregiver Stress in Partners of Heart Failure Elderly Patients
Amal E. E. Elawam, Hossameldin M. M. Abdelrahman
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2013.104250

Executive dysfunction and Diabetes mellitus among elderly patients at El-demerdash hospital
Motassem S. Amer, Somaia M. Ebeid, Hend M. Fawzy
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2013.104251

Postoperative External Dacryocystorhinostomy Complications
Mohammad Al-Droos
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2013.104252

Health Status of Elderly: A Study on Godagari Upazila, Bangladesh
Shahidur Rahman Choudhary
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2013.104253

Implementation of ventilator bundle in prevention of ventilator associated pneumonia
Sally M Saber, Walaa W. Aly, Hadia H Bassim, Aiatalla S. Said
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2013.104254

Neurofibromatosis type I with astrocytoma: Case Report
Basim Almomani, Mohammad Al-Droos

DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2013.104255

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September/October 2013 Volume 10, Issue 5

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Rates and Determinants of Functional Limitations among the Elderly Population in Al-Dakhlyia Region, Sultanate of Oman
Sultana Mohammed Al-Sabahi, Hamed Nasser Al Sinawi, Saleh Saif Al-Hinai, Randa Mahmoud Youssef

Relationship between glycaemic control and oxidative stress in elderly diabetic patients

Wahba H.M.F., Tash E.F., Walaa W. Aly, Ali-Eldeen ZA

Needs of the Destitute Elderly of Bangladesh: A Sociological Inquiry
Faruque Hossain

Goldenhar Syndrome: A Case Report
Mohammad Al-Droos, Basim Almomani

Evaluation of Shoulder Pathologies using MRI - Our experience at King Hussein Medical Centre
Mohammad R. Arafat, Jamil M. Abdelhadi, Adnan R. Zayadeen, Ashraf A. Tamimi, Mahmoud T. Jaouni


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January 2014 Volume 11, Issue 1


Abdominal Aortic Diameter in Elderly with Asymptomatic Uncomplicated Hypertension and its Relation to Peripheral Arterial Disease
Moatassem S. Amer, Shereen M. Mousa, Omar H. Omar, Randa A. Reda, Marwa M. Kenawy

DOI:10.5742/MEAA.2014.92391

Management of supraspinatus muscle tear by using mini approach
Ayman Mustafa
DOI: 10.5742/MEAA.2014.92392

Reminiscence therapy: An Overview
Latha, K.S., Bhandary, P.V., Tejaswini, S, Sahana, M

DOI: 10.5742/MEAA.2014.92393

Health Expectancy Related to Chronic Non-communicable Diseases in Nagaland, India
Prasanta Barman, Labananda Choudhury
DOI: 10.5742/MEAA.2014.92394

Benign Lesions of the Vocal Cords in different ages: prospective Study of 60 Cases
Suliman Saudi

DOI: 10.5742/MEAA.2014.92395

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March 2014 Volume 11, Issue 2

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Impact of Rheumatoid Arthritis on Health Related Quality of Life in Elderly patients
Hossameldin M. M. Abdelrahman, Amal E. E. Elawam, Khaled F. El-hassanein, Amr Abdelzaher
DOI: 10.5742/MEAA.2014.92397

Speculative Explanation about People Growing Elderly: An Overview
Faruque Hossain
DOI: 10.5742/MEAA.2014.92398

International Association for Gerontology and Geriatrics Preliminary meeting on “Is there a place for IAGG in the Middle East?”
Daniel Beard
DOI: 10.5742/MEAA.2014.92399

Infant and Child Mortality at District Level of India: A Modified Brass Approach
Rajan Sarma, Labananda Choudhury

DOI: 10.5742/MEAA.2014.92400

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June 2014 Volume 11, Issue 3

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The Association between Nutritional Status using the Mini Nutritional Assessment and the severity of Pressure Ulcer in Elderly Hospitalized Patients at King Abdul-Aziz Medical City in Riyadh
Subai HI, Balubaid HH, Alhamdan AA
DOI: 10.5742/MEAA.2014.92481

Prognostic value of hyponatremia in elderly Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome
Amira H. Mahmoud, Hend M. Taha, Doha Rasheedy
DOI: 10.5742/MEAA.2014.92482

Cognitive Impairment among Egyptian Older Adults on Hemodialysis
Hossameldin Mohamed Mohamed Abdelrahman, Amal Emam Emam Elawam, Ahmad Nasr Alghitany
DOI: 10.5742/MEAA.2014.92483

Health Care Services utilization and satisfaction among elderly in Dubai, UAE and some Associated Determinants
Nahed al Yousif, Hamid Y Hussain, Mohamed Mohey El Din Mhakluf

DOI: 10.5742/MEAA.2014.92484

Urinary Tract Infection in Home Care Patients Qatar, Doha
Mohammad Eid Alshalat

DOI: 10.5742/MEAA.2014.92485

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October 2014 Volume 11, Issue 4
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Predictors of Outcomes of Community Acquired Pneumonia in Egyptian Older Adults
Hossameldin M. M. Abdelrahman, Amal E. E. Elawam
DOI: 10.5742/MEAA.2014.92574

Validation of Arabic Version of Saint-Louis-University-Mental-Status (SLUMS) - Examination and Prevalence of Cognitive Impairment in Community Dwelling Egyptian Older Adults
Hossameldin Mohamed Mohamed Abdelrahman, Maha Mohamed El Gaafary
DOI: 10.5742/MEAA.2014.92575

Falls in Older People: A Perspective from Kurdistan of Iraq
Asso Amin, Teshk Shawis, Ryan Haines, Raof Merza, Omer Barawy
DOI: 10.5742/MEAA.2014.92576

Patients’ Preference of Anaesthesia During Herniorrhaphy
Khaldon Alshishi, Hanada Kreashan, Oksana Nabukhotna, Omar Abuelaish, Ibrahim Jresat,
Emaan Saeed, Ahed Al-Edwan
DOI: 10.5742/MEAA.2014.92577

Guidelines for article publishing
Lesley Pocock
DOI: 10.5742/MEAA.2014.92578

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February 2015 - Volume 12, Issue 1
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Editorial
DOI: 10.5742/MEAA.2015.92607

Correlation of Frailty Status to Health Related Quality of Life in the elderly: a cross-sectional study on community-dwelling older adults referred to an outpatient geriatric service in Egypt
Motassem S. Amer, Rania M. El Akkad, Heba S. Hassan
DOI: 10.5742/MEAA.2015.92608

Health profile of elderly patients registered in the Elderly Home Based Primary Care, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Anood AlShaali, Amal Al Jaziri
DOI: 10.5742/MEAA.2015.92609

Impact Factor of Death on Quality of Life of the Remaining Women / Men in the Family in Tehran City
Mohammad Taghi Sheykhi
DOI: 10.5742/MEAA.2015.92610

Ageing: Predicament and promise
Safaa Bahjat
DOI: 10.5742/MEAA.2015.92611

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July 2015 - Volume 12, Issue 2
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Editorial
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2015.92693

Study of the relationship between vitamin D status and basic functional mobility in ambulatory elderly
Amira H. Mahmoud, Ahmed K. Mortagy
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2015.92694

Knowledge, Attitudes and Perception of Medical Students about Elderly Patients before and after Implementation of a New Geriatrics Curriculum
Firdous Jahan, Shaikh M Naeem, Muhammad A Siddiqui, Muhammad Moazzam Khan
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2015.92695

Team Assessment and Planning of Care: Vascular Dementia
Hassan Ayyoub
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2015.92696

Ageing and Pattern of Population Changes in the Developing Countries
Faisal Abdullatif Alnasir
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2015.92697

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October 2015 - Volume 12, Issue 3
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Editorial
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2015.92697

Generation Life Table for India, 1901-1951
Bagsmrita Bhagawati, Labananda Choudhury
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2015.92706

A Comparative Study of Life Tables in an Urban Set-up of North-East of India, since 1986 to 2011
Labananda Choudhury, Anjana Moyee Saikia
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2015.92707

Geriatric Care Through Life Long Learning: A Humanistic Approach
Pradyumna Sarma, Bagsmrita Bhagawati
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2015.92708

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February 2016 - Volume 13, Issue 1
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Editorial
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2015.92750

Guilt and its Impact among Care Givers: Results of Survey from Teaching Hospital in Karachi, Pakistan
Omar Irfan, Ahmed Ansari, Babar Irfan, Waris Qidwai
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2015.92751

Youth Ageing vs Income-expenditure Imbalance in Iran: A Sociological Appraisal of Youth Ageing and Finance
Mohammad Taghi Sheykhi
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2015.92752

Prevalence of Chronic Non - Communicable Diseases in Urban Population of Nagaland Prasanta Barman
Prasanta Barman

DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2015.92753

Is it General Paresis?
Abdulrazak Abyad
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2015.92754

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December 2016 - Volume 13, Issue 2
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La prévalence de l’obésité des personnes âgées en Tunisie
Sonia Hammami, Said Hajem, Lamia Sidaoui, Amel Barhoumi, Najeh Ben Amor, Sondes Dimassi,
M Hammami

10.5742/MEJAA.2016.92880

Population Ageing - Egypt Report
Hala S Sweed
10.5742/MEJAA.2016.92881

Elderly, health and socio-demographic profile in Iraq, the context of conflict, violence and social exclusion, systematic review
Hamid Y Hussain
10.5742/MEJAA.2016.92882

Situation of Elderly in Sultanate of Oman
Hamed Al Sinawi
10.5742/MEJAA.2016.92883

Measurement Of Health Inequality In India By Computing Gini Coefficient

Bagsmrita Bhagawati
10.5742/MEJAA.2016.92884

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January/February 2017 - Volume 14, Issue 1
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Ageing and Security in Tehran, Iran: A Sociological Assessment
Mohammad Taghi Sheykhi
DOI: 10.5742/ MEJAA.2017.92912

Antibiotic Prophylaxis to prevent Urinary Tract Infection following Urinary Catheterization in Geriatrics
Mona Soliman Al Taweel
DOI: 10.5742/ MEJAA.2017.92913

Late onset Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Tunisian cohort
Hammami Sonia, Yaich Amine, Klii Rym, Kechida Malek, Arfa Sondes, Ben Nasr Maha
DOI: 10.5742/ MEJAA.2017.92913

Inherited Ataxias: An Overview
Abdulrazak Abyad
DOI: 10.5742/ MEJAA.2017.92914