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January-April 2018| Vol 12| Issue 1


Bullying in the hospital environment: an issue for us and our patients

An individual’s behaviour affects others in both positive and negative ways. This article discusses different types of negative behaviour patterns and how this may impact on our patients. ...

Original Article

Evaluation of the effectiveness of glutamine in different times of administration in patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass during elective cardiac surgeries: randomized controlled study

Background Although glutamine (GLN) is considered one of the pharmacological preconditioning proteins in cardiac surgeries, there is no consensus in literatures regarding the ideal time of ad...

Case Report

Percutaneous ventricular septal defect closure causing acute aortic regurgitation

Intravascular hemolysis and aortic regurgitation (AR) are rare complications of transcatheter closure of perimembranous ventricular septal defects. The current study reports a case of an acute AR, w...

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