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Sleep Quality and Academic Performance Among Medical College Students

Author: Ameer Kadhim Al-Humairi
Journal: Journal of University of Babylon مجلة جامعة بابل ISSN: 19920652 23128135 Year: 2018 Volume: 26 Issue: 3 Pages: 142-152
Publisher: Babylon University جامعة بابل

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Background:Sleep plays a very important role in a human health. Poor sleep quality remains as a frequent feature of student life. Quantity and quality of sleep in addition to average sleep time are strongly linked with students’ learning abilities and academic performance.Subjects and method:The study was a descriptive cross-sectional study conducted to assess sleep quality among medical college students – University of Babylon using Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI). This study was done during April 2016.Results:Mean age of students was (20.63 ± 0.65). Majority was female. According to PSQI(60.4%) of students were poor sleeper. Significant association between quality of sleep and academic performance was found in our study, (72.9%) of those fail in one or more subjects have poor sleep quality. Conclusion: Poor sleep quality was regarded as an important problem among medical college students. Majority of students (60.4%) was poor sleepers. Our study shows significant relation between sleep quality and academic performance among students of Babylon University –College of Medicine.

المقدمة: يعتبر اخد القسط الكافي من النوم عنصر مهم جدا لصحة الانسان.ان اضطراب النوم وعدم الحصول على القسط الكافي منه يعتبر من اهم المشاكل في حياة طلبة كلية الطب والكليات الاخرى مما يؤدي الى ضعف المستوى الدراسي.طريقة العمل: الدراسه هي دراسه مقطعيه لتحديد نسبة قلة وضعف نوعية النوم عند طلبة كليه الطب –جامعة بابل.النتائج: معدل ضعف نوعية النوم واضطرابه عند طلبة كليه الطب –جامعة بابل هو (60.4%) ووجد تاثير سلبي لضعف نوعية النوم على المستوى العلمي للطالب.الاستنتاج:اضطراب النوم وعدم الحصول على القسط الكافي منه يعتبر من اهم المشاكل في حياة طلبة كلية الطب.معدل ضعف نوعية النوم واضطرابه عند طلبة كليه الطب –جامعة بابل هو (60.4%) مما يؤثر سلباًعلى المستوى العلمي للطالب.


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Impact of Sleep Quality on Glycemic Control in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Author: Ameer Kadhim Al‑Humairi, Nawar Kadhim Hassan
Journal: Medical Journal of Babylon مجلة بابل الطبية ISSN: 1812156X 23126760 Year: 2018 Volume: 15 Issue: 4 Pages: 369-375
Publisher: Babylon University جامعة بابل

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Background: Glycemic control is important to reduce the risk of micro ‑ vascular problems among patients with diabetes mellitus. Sleeplimitation leads to increase Hemoglobin A1C (HbA1c) levels; though, slight is known regarding the metabolic impacts of usual sleep limitation.The current study was a hospital‑based cross‑sectional study which performed to evaluate the association between habitual sleep quality withglycemic control and HbA1c fluctuations among contributors in the medical merjan city among Type 2 diabetics. Objectives: The purpose ofcurrent study is to assess sleep quality among Type 2 diabetic patients and to consider the influence of sleep value on glycemic control amongthose patients in Al‑Hilla City. Methods: Our study was “descriptive cross sectional study” to assess the sleep quality using Pittsburgh SleepQuality Index by filling out the questionnaire formats which designed for usage of the study. This study include a “convenient sample” of150 Type 2 diabetic patients who visit the specialist day clinic in diabetic center of merjan medical hospital between the 25th of February tothe end of June, 2018. Verbal approval was attained from each Type 2 diabetic patient, data collection was done through the interviewing ofcontributors by use of structural questionnaire. Results: The mean age of diabetic patients was (53.20 ± 13.53), Male represents (42.7%) andfemale represents (57.3%). Poor sleep quality represent (35.3%). There was a significant increase in level of HbA1c and random blood sugaramong patients with Type 2 diabetics with poor sleep quality and significant decrease of cholesterol and triglycerides levels with increaseduration of diabetes mellitus. Conclusions: Poor sleep was common among diabetic patients. There is close association between sleep qualityand glycemic control, as well as short sleepers have an increased occurrence of diabetes.


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Burden of Right Ventricular Infarction in Patients with Inferior Myocardial Infarction in Babylon

Authors: Mohammed Hassan Ali --- Ameer Kadhim Al-Humairi --- Ameer Ahmad Al-Jubawii
Journal: Journal of University of Babylon مجلة جامعة بابل ISSN: 19920652 23128135 Year: 2018 Volume: 26 Issue: 1 Pages: 247-260
Publisher: Babylon University جامعة بابل

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Aim of study: the study aim to comparing the rate of cardiogenic shock and mortality rate between patient with RV infarction and inferior MI and the patient with inferior MI alone.Patient and method: Across sectional study conducted in coronary care unit in merjan medical city at time from the first of March 2014 to the 30th of September 2014 for patient with inferior MI. patients were divided to two group, the first group for patients with inferior MI and RV infarction and the second group for patients with inferior MI alone. The both groups were monitor in the hospital for any complications that can take place in the hospital stay.Result: A total of 80 patient were enrolled in the study and divided to two groups, the first group (26 patients) for patients with inferior MI and RV infarction and the second group (54 patients) for patients with inferior MI alone, both group had the same baseline characteristic. The mean age was 59.30 ± 7.56 for first group and it was 55.03 ± 5.18 for second group, male patients were 17 (65.4%) and 33 (61.1%) in the first and second group respectively. The in hospital mortality was 4 (15.4%) and 1(1.9%) in the first and second group respectively and the P value was 0.036 (significant).The risk of cardiogenic shock was 7 (26.9%) and 5 (5.6%) for first and second group respectively with P value 0.011 (significant).Conclusion:1- The patients with RV infarction and inferior MI expose to higher rate of cardiogenic shock than the patients with inferior MI alone during the time of his hospital stay.2- The patient with RV infarction and inferior MI had higher in hospital mortality rate when compared with patient with inferior MI alone.

هدف الدراسة: هده الدراسة تهدف الى المقارنة في نسبة حصول الصدمة القلبية والوفاة للمرضى الدين يحصل لديهم احتشاء للعضلة القلبية السفلى والمرضى الدين بحصل لديهم احتشاء للعضلة القلبية السفلى مع احتشاء البطين الايمن .طريقة الدراسة : هده دراسة مقارنة اجريت في مدينة مرجان الطبية في وحدة الانعاش للفترة من 1-2-2014 الى 30-9-2014للمرضى الدين الدين أصيبوا باحتشاء العضلة القلبية السفلى .تم تقسيم المرضى الى مجموعتين ,المجموعة الاولى هم المرضى المصابين باحتشاء العضلة القلبية السفلى والمجموعة الثانية هم المرضى المصابين باحتشاء العضلة القلبية السفلى مع احتشاء البطين الايمن للقلب .تم متابعة المرضى طول فترة بقائهم بالمستشفى لأي تعقيدات ممكن ان تحدث.النتائج: مجموع 80 مريض ادخلوا في الدراسة وقسموا الى مجموعتين : المجموعة الاولى26 مريض أصيبوا باحتشاء العضلة القلبية السفلى مع احتشاء البطين الايمن ,والمجموعة الثانية 54 اصيبوا باحتشاء العضلة القلبية السفلى ,المجموعتين لديهم نفس الخصائص .معدل العمر للمرضى هو 59.30 للمجموعة الاولى , 55.03 للمجموعة الثانية .نسبة الذكور للمجموعة الاولى هو 17 (65.4%) و33(61.1%) للمجموعة الثانية .نسبة الوفيات للمجموعة الاولى هو 4(15.4) و1 (1.9) للمجموعة الثانية . قيمو البي 0.036 وتعتبر نسبة مهمة .عدد المرضى الدين اصيبوا بالصدمة القلبية للمجموعة الاولى هو 7(26.9) وللمجموعة الثانية هو 5(5.6) ,قيمة البي هي 0.011 وتعتبر مهمة .الاستنتاجات:1-المرضى المصابين باحتشاء العضلة القلبية السفلى والبطين الايمن لديهم نسبة عالية لحدوث الصدمة القلبية اكثر من المرضى المصابين باحتشاء العضلة القلبية السفلى في فترة بقائهم بالمستشفى .2- المرضى المصابين باحتشاء العضلة القلبية السفلى والبطين الايمن لديهم نسبة عالية للوفاة اكثر من المرضى المصابين باحتشاء العضلة القلبية السفلى في فترة بقائهم بالمستشفى

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