Volume 1 Issue 2


Original

Pain in Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy treated with topical phenytoin cream

Jan M. Keppel Hesselink1*, David J. Kopsky2

Pain due chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) is difficult to treat, and to date there are no analgesics with a proven clinical relevant analgesic effect. In 2016 we started a topical phenytoin project and meanwhile we documented the efficacy and safety in 71 cases of patients suffering from peripheral neuropathic pain, treated with a special phenytoin 5% or 10% cream.

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Empirical study

Parents Facing Oncological Disease of Their Children. Anxiety and Coping with Stress.

Kamilla Bargiel-Matusiewicz1*, Natalia Ziółkowska2

This article concerns the anxiety and coping with stress among parents of children with oncological diseases. The aim of the study was to analyze the difference in anxiety and styles of coping with stress of parents of children diagnosed with cancer as compared with parents of healthy children. The research tools used are the CISS Questionnaire and the STAI Inventory. The study found that parents of children with oncological diseases report a greater severity of anxiety than parents of healthy children. Also parents of children diagnosed with cancer have shown a higher intensity of the emotion-focused and avoidance-focused coping styles than parents of healthy children. The important issue is to assure parents of available psycho-oncological support.

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Research

Activity of Honey on Microbial Isolated from Contaminated Wound in Northwestern Nigeria

Usman AA1*, Baki A.S1, Bello A2

Studies on the antifungal activity of honey on fungi isolated from wound at different concentration of honey was carried out, wound sample were collected from Specialist hospital Sokoto and isolated in the laboratory. The antifungal activity of honey were examine against Candida trophicalis, Cryptococcus neoformans, Aspergillus fumigatus, Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus nidulansat concentration of 1, 2, 4, 6 and 10(v|v).

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Research

Study of Genetics Mutations CYP19A1, Gene in Aromatase Syndrome Human

Shahin Asadi1*, Mahsa Jamal1, Mahya Fattahi1, Roya Pourjafar1

In this study we have analyzed 50 people. 20 patients aromatase syndrome and 30 persons control group.The gene CYP19A1, analyzed in terms of genetic mutations made. In this study, people who have genetic mutations were targeted, with nervous disorders and aromatase syndrome. In fact, of all people with aromatase syndrome.

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Research

Cancer Pain Management by Oncology Nurses at Tawam Oncology Facility, Al Ain- UAE, 2018

Nezar Ahmed Salim1*, Fouad Hussain Chehab1, Mohammed Tuffaha1, Khaled H. A. Al Qawasmeh2, Mohammad Moh'D Saleh2, Hasan Nigim1, Waleed Al Faisal3, Hamid Hussain3, Amna Abunawas Al Mehairi1

The vast improvement and growing awareness on pain management has an extensive effect among cancer patients. Despite these developments, mild and severe cancer pain is still insufficient. Under treatment has been mostly linked to health care providers' failure to assess patients’ pain and inappropriate intervention.

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