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Gulf Medical Journal (GMJ) is the online journal of Gulf Medical University, Ajman. It constitutes a forum for the communication of advancement of scientific knowledge in all branches of Medicine and allied Health Sciences. The journal strives to ensure that the material published is true, ethical and comprehensive and adds to current knowledge. The publisher of GMJ is the Center for Advanced Biomedical Research and Innovation (CABRI) of Gulf Medical University. The journal welcomes written contributions on research in clinical as well as in non-clinical aspects of health sciences. It will additionally contain review articles, case reports, short communications, letters to editor and health-related news.
March     2017       Volume 6        Issue 1             Pages 1–60


Table of Contents

Editorial
Raj GA


Page 1

Effective Public Health Strategies to Reduce the Burden of Non-communicable Diseases in the Gulf Region
Al-Zoughool M, Tyshenko MG, Jradi H


Page 2

Management of Sore Throat in Dubai’s Primary Care Facilities
Karim SA


Page 11

Rate of Helicobacter Pylori Infection among Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Hasan AS, Jaafer AM, Athab AM


Page 16

Salmonella Arizonae: An Uncommon Uropathogen?
Nuhu T, Olayinka BO, Bolaji RO, Adabara NU


Page 22

Fournier’s Gangrene: Report of 22 Cases at Dammam Medical Complex
AL-Abkari HA


Page 27

Point to Debate. What is the Link between Dental Ultrasonic Scalers and Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices?
Abdemagyd HAE


Page 33

Caregivers’ Knowledge, Attitudes, and Oral Health Practices for Infants Attending Day-Care Centers in Two Cities in Southern Saudi Arabia
Togoo RA, Luqman M, Al-Hammadi AA, Al-Rabai NA, Ahmasani SM, Al-Qahtani BD


Page 35

Ophthalmo-Acromelic Syndrome in a Palestinian Infant: A Case Report
Abuhamda AF


Page 42

A Case Study of Thanatophoric Dysplasia Type 2
Abuhamda AF


Page 45

Esthetic Perception of Maxillary Midline Diastema among Female Students at King Khalid University
Alshahrani I, Togoo RA, Alshahrani A, Alshahrani AS, Alshehri DA, Sadatullah S


Page 49

Childhood Nephrotic Syndrome Response to Steroid Therapy and the Relationship to NPHS2 Gene Mutation: A Multicenter Study in Saudi Arabia
Edrees B


Page 55

Clinical Quiz. Swelling in Front of the Neck
Kumar S


Page 59

Clinical Quiz: Answers. Swelling in Front of the Neck
Kumar S


Page 60
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ISSN : 2306-6865