GMJ Medicine

GMJ Medicine

Basic info

  • Publisher: GMJ Medical Press, LLC
  • Country of publisher: germany
  • Date added to EuroPub: 2018/Dec/28

Subject and more

  • LCC Subject Category: Medicine
  • Publisher's keywords: Clinical Medicine, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Structural Biology, Neurosciences, Genetics and Epigenetics, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Developmental Biology, Molecular Medicine, Microbiology, Dentistry, Nursing and Allied Health Sciences, Pharmacy, Pathology, Anatomy, Pharmacology, Physiology, Toxicology, Surgery, Neurobiology, Neurophysiology
  • Language of fulltext: english
  • Full-text formats available: PDF, HTML, XML

Publication charges

  • Article Processing Charges (APCs): No
  • Submission charges: No
  • Waiver policy for charges? No

Editorial information

Open access & licensing

  • Type of License: CC BY-NC
  • License terms
  • Open Access Statement: Yes
  • Year open access content began: 2017
  • Does the author retain unrestricted copyright? True
  • Does the author retain publishing rights? True

Best practice polices

  • Permanent article identifier: DOI
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This journal has '2' articles

Welcome to GMJ Medicine; The Official Medical Journal of the International Center for Intelligent Research (GMJ Medical Press, LLC, Germany)

Welcome to GMJ Medicine; The Official Medical Journal of the International Center for Intelligent Research (GMJ Medical Press, LLC, Germany)

Authors: Nanuli Doreulee
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Abstract

GMJ Medicine is a continuous open access, online, peer reviewed journal owned and published by GMJ Medical Press, LLC in Germany from September, 2017. GMJ Medicine dedicated to publish good quality of research work in all areas of basic and clinical medicine. We will be published manuscript with new and interesting topics in the journal. Another of our goals is to increase scientific productivity in the fields of medical and health sciences. All research articles submitted to GMJ Medicine should be original in nature, never previously published in any journal or presented in a conference or undergoing such process across the globe. All the submissions will be peer-reviewed by the panel of experts associated with particular field. Submitted papers should meet the internationally accepted criteria and manuscripts should follow the style of the journal for the purpose of both reviewing and editing. The ethical policy of GMJ Medicine is based on the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) guidelines and complies with International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) codes of conduct. The following guidelines should be read in line with the journal’s guide for authors. The statements confirm that confidentiality and fairness should be considered in all the GMJ Medicine procedures and interactions. Readers, authors, reviewers and editors should follow these ethical policies once working with GMJ Medicine. We are delighted to welcome all authors to the first issue of "GMJ Medicine". The publication frequency of GMJ Medicine is continuous. All articles will be published immediately after acceptance under one VOLUME annually.

Keywords: GMJ Medicine, Continuous open access, Peer reviewed, GMJ Medical Press, Germany
The Effect of Cigarette Smoking on Lung Capacity in Active, Previous, and Passive student smokers

The Effect of Cigarette Smoking on Lung Capacity in Active, Previous, and Passive student smokers

Authors: Danil Hammoudi, Adekunle Sanyaolu, Dina Adofo, Ivan Antoine
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Abstract

Background: Cigarette smoke predisposes a person to a lot of preventable diseases; this study aimed at comparing Lung Function in active, previous and non-smokers in students using the ratio of Forced Vital Capacity, to Forced Expiratory Volume measurement in one second called the Tiffeneau-Pinelli Index. Methods: A cross-section of 77 students from the St. James School of Medicine, Anguilla campus in the Caribbean who are active smokers, previous smokers or non-smokers were randomly sampled with consent using questionnaire based study and measurement of FEV/FVC ratio was done. Result: The results showed that the mean FEV/FVC ratio for Smokers was lower than that for non-smokers and Ex-smokers in both test 1 and 2. The FEV/FVC ratio by sex was higher in females for both test 1 and 2. There were significant differences among the races with Caucasians having the lowest mean value of 86.04 and 85.88 for test 1 and 2 respectively. Higher ratio of more than 0.7 for smokers, ex-smokers and non-smokers was recorded for mean FEV/FVC ratio. Conclusion: The FEV/FVC ratio was lower in smokers compared to non-smokers and Ex-smokers though not statistically significant.

Keywords: FEV/FVC, Ex-smokers, Smokers, Non-smokers, Test

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