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https://read.qxmd.com/read/30589247/the-relationship-between-education-and-self-reported-mental-and-physical-health
#1
Amira Kurspahić-Mujčić, Amra Mujčić
Aim To investigate the relationship between educational level and self-reported physical and mental health in the population of Sarajevo Canton. Methods This cross-sectional study was carriedout in family medicine outpatient departments of the Primary Health Care Centre of Sarajevo Canton, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The study included 300 respondents who were divided into lower- and higher-education groups (≤12 years and >12 years of education, respectively). The SF-36 questionnaire for self-assessment of mental and physical health and a questionnaire for the evaluation of socio-demographic characteristics were used...
February 1, 2019: Medicinski Glasnik
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30589246/can-a-place-of-living-of-elementary-school-students-determine-their-health-habit
#2
Larisa Gavran, Vedada Ćerim, Nino Hasanica
Aim To determine dietary habits of elementary school students in relation to a place of living and socio-economic status of the family. Methods A prospective study conducted in the Primary Health Center Zenica involved five family medicine teams in urban and five in rural settlement during 2015. Elementary school students aged 10-16 were interviewed by random selection using a questionnaire on the socio-economic status of parents and nutritional habits of adolescents. Results The survey involved 199 respondents, 103 from rural and 96 from urban area...
February 1, 2019: Medicinski Glasnik
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30589245/most-common-real-life-factors-affecting-effectiveness-of-omalizumab-asthma-treatment-a-10-year-study
#3
Jasmina Nurkić, Mona Al-Ahmad, Ahmed Maher, Nermina Arifhodžić, Edin Jusufović
Aim To assess efficacy of omalizumab in moderate to severe asthma and notable factors affecting it, such as treatment compliance during the period of ten years. This retrospective, observational real life study is the first of this kind in the Gulf region and one of the worldwide rare long term omalizumab treatment studies. Methods The treatment for 35 patients started in 2008. Twenty patients (ongoing group) proceeded with treatment and were assessed annually until 2017. Reasons for treatment discontinuation in 15 patients (drop-out group) were also assessed...
February 1, 2019: Medicinski Glasnik
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30589244/effect-of-myocardial-infarction-on-the-occurrence-of-erectile-dysfunction
#4
Enisa Hodžić, Adnan Durek, Edin Begić, Nirvana Šabanović Bajramović
Aim To investigate etiological link between acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and the accompanying impotence/erectile dysfunction (ED). Methods Study included 99 male patients (48 who had AMI - patient group, and 51 healthy examinees without previous cardiovascular disease - control group). All patients completed a standardized questionnaire, the International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF-5). Results Older patients had significantly lower IIEF-5 score (negative correlation) (p<0.05), but higher ED degree (significant positive correlation) (rho=0...
February 1, 2019: Medicinski Glasnik
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30589243/comparison-of-biomechanical-stability-of-osteosynthesis-materials-in-long-bone-fractures
#5
Predrag Grubor, Milorad Mitković, Milan Mitković, Milan Grubor
Aim To calculate stress and deformation under the force of pressure and bending in the dynamic compression plate (DCP), locking compression plate (LCP), selfdynamisable internal fixator (SIF) and locked intramedullary nail (LIN) in the models of juvidur, beef tibia bone (cadaver) and software of bone model simulator. Methods Juvidur and bone models were used for the experimental study, static tests were performed with SHIMADZU AGS-X tester. CATIA software was used to create a 3D model for the SCA simulator, while software ANSYS to calculate the tension and deformation for compressive and bending forces...
February 1, 2019: Medicinski Glasnik
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30589242/the-relationship-between-education-and-self-reported-mental-and-physical-health
#6
Amira Kurspahić-Mujčić, Amra Mujčić
Aim To investigate the relationship between educational level and self-reported physical and mental health in the population of Sarajevo Canton. Methods This cross-sectional study was carriedout in family medicine outpatient departments of the Primary Health Care Centre of Sarajevo Canton, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The study included 300 respondents who were divided into lower- and higher-education groups (≤12 years and >12 years of education, respectively). The SF-36 questionnaire for self-assessment of mental and physical health and a questionnaire for the evaluation of socio-demographic characteristics were used...
February 1, 2019: Medicinski Glasnik
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30589241/can-a-place-of-living-of-elementary-school-students-determine-their-health-habit
#7
Larisa Gavran, Vedada Ćerim, Nino Hasanica
Aim To determine dietary habits of elementary school students in relation to a place of living and socio-economic status of the family. Methods A prospective study conducted in the Primary Health Center Zenica involved five family medicine teams in urban and five in rural settlement during 2015. Elementary school students aged 10-16 were interviewed by random selection using a questionnaire on the socio-economic status of parents and nutritional habits of adolescents. Results The survey involved 199 respondents, 103 from rural and 96 from urban area...
February 1, 2019: Medicinski Glasnik
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30589240/most-common-real-life-factors-affecting-effectiveness-of-omalizumab-asthma-treatment-a-10-year-study
#8
Jasmina Nurkić, Mona Al-Ahmad, Ahmed Maher, Nermina Arifhodžić, Edin Jusufović
Aim To assess efficacy of omalizumab in moderate to severe asthma and notable factors affecting it, such as treatment compliance during the period of ten years. This retrospective, observational real life study is the first of this kind in the Gulf region and one of the worldwide rare long term omalizumab treatment studies. Methods The treatment for 35 patients started in 2008. Twenty patients (ongoing group) proceeded with treatment and were assessed annually until 2017. Reasons for treatment discontinuation in 15 patients (drop-out group) were also assessed...
February 1, 2019: Medicinski Glasnik
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30589239/effect-of-myocardial-infarction-on-the-occurrence-of-erectile-dysfunction
#9
Enisa Hodžić, Adnan Durek, Edin Begić, Nirvana Šabanović Bajramović
Aim To investigate etiological link between acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and the accompanying impotence/erectile dysfunction (ED). Methods Study included 99 male patients (48 who had AMI - patient group, and 51 healthy examinees without previous cardiovascular disease - control group). All patients completed a standardized questionnaire, the International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF-5). Results Older patients had significantly lower IIEF-5 score (negative correlation) (p<0.05), but higher ED degree (significant positive correlation) (rho=0...
February 1, 2019: Medicinski Glasnik
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30589238/comparison-of-biomechanical-stability-of-osteosynthesis-materials-in-long-bone-fractures
#10
Predrag Grubor, Milorad Mitković, Milan Mitković, Milan Grubor
Aim To calculate stress and deformation under the force of pressure and bending in the dynamic compression plate (DCP), locking compression plate (LCP), selfdynamisable internal fixator (SIF) and locked intramedullary nail (LIN) in the models of juvidur, beef tibia bone (cadaver) and software of bone model simulator. Methods Juvidur and bone models were used for the experimental study, static tests were performed with SHIMADZU AGS-X tester. CATIA software was used to create a 3D model for the SCA simulator, while software ANSYS to calculate the tension and deformation for compressive and bending forces...
February 1, 2019: Medicinski Glasnik
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30444088/effects-of-kinesiotherapy-on-muscle-strengthening-in-patients-with-parkinson-disease
#11
Edina Tanović, Adnana Talić-Tanović, Jasminka Ðelilović-Vranić, Amir Rekić, Adnan Papović, Emina Tanović
Aim To investigate the effect of kinesiotherapy on muscle strengthening in patients with Parkinon's disease. Methods This clinical retrospective - prospective study was based on collected data from medical histories and included 40 patients, who, beside medicaments, had undergone kinesiotherapy. This study analysed age, gender, duration of the rehabilitation and estimation of the gross muscle strength at admittance and discharge using Manual Muscle Test (MMT). Results Females was slightly more represented in the total sample without significant statistical difference...
February 1, 2019: Medicinski Glasnik
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30418012/immigrant-patients-in-brief-meetings-with-anaesthetist-nurses-experiences-from-perioperative-meetings-in-the-orthopaedic-setting
#12
Ferid Krupić, Kemal Grbić, Svemir Čustović, Eric Hamrin Senorski, Kristian Samuelsson
Aim To explore the experience of anaesthetist nurses in brief meetings with immigrant patients in the perioperative setting. Methods The study was conducted through open individualised interviews using open-ended questions. Eighteen anaesthetist nurses (six men and twelve women) participated in the interviews. Their age varied between 35 and 65 and they had worked as anaesthetist nurses for a period between six and twenty eight years. The text was analysed using qualitative content analysis. Results Meetings with immigrant patients made nurses with less experience to prepare more, to study behaviour of these patients and to ask their older colleagues for advice...
February 1, 2019: Medicinski Glasnik
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30256061/effects-of-adding-taxane-to-anthracycline-based-neoadjuvant-chemotherapy-in-locally-advanced-breast-cancer
#13
Azra Rašić, Amela Sofić, Semir Bešlija, Ismar Rašić, Berisa Hasanbegović
Aim To compare the effect of neoadjuvant chemotherapy based on taxane and/or anthracycline to the extent of an objective response in female patients with unresectable breast cancer with evaluation of the toxic profile of applied chemotherapy. Methods One hundred patients with histologically verified breast cancer, treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy were divided into two groups: a study group A (50 patients), who had received 4 to 6 cycles of taxane-based chemotherapy, and control group B (50 patients), who had received 4 to 6 cycles of anthracyclines-based chemotherapy...
February 1, 2019: Medicinski Glasnik
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30256060/better-non-invasive-endoscopic-procedure-endoscopic-ultrasound-or-magnetic-resonance-cholangiopancreatography
#14
Rusmir Mesihović, Amila Mehmedović
Aim To present our experience with a diagnostic ability of endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and magnetic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) in cases of choledocholithiasis verified by endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). Methods This retrospective study was conducted after a collection of data involving 58 suspected choledocholithiasis patients who underwent ERCP from January 2013 to December 2015. Patients who were diagnosed with choledocholithiasis on the basis of clinical symptoms and radiological findings and who underwent ERCP were included in this study...
February 1, 2019: Medicinski Glasnik
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30256059/ethnic-differences-in-the-perception-of-pain-a-systematic-review-of-qualitative-and-quantitative-research
#15
Ferid Krupić, Svemir Čustović, Mahir Jašarević, Sahmir Šadić, Mirsad Fazlić, Kemal Grbic, Kristian Samuelsson
Aim To investigate existence of scientific support for linking differences in the experience of pain to ethnicity. Methods The study was designed as a systematic literature review of qualitative and quantitative studies. The inclusion criteria were scientific studies published in scientific journals and written in English. Studies that described children's experiences and animals were excluded. There were 10 studies, one qualitative and nine quantitative. Results The result was divided into two main sections...
February 1, 2019: Medicinski Glasnik
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30256058/are-the-single-step-resection-and-primary-anastomosis-suitable-for-obstruct%C3%A4-ve-colorectal-patients-in-older-cases
#16
Selcuk Kaya, Onder Altin, Yunus Emre Altuntas, Metin Kement, Levent Kaptanoglu, Ahmet Seker, Nejdet Bildik, Hasan Fehmi Kucuk
Aim To investigate the efficacy and safety of the single-step surgery in elderly patients with obstructive colorectal cancer. Methods All patients who underwent single-step surgery and primary anastomosis for obstructive colorectal cancer in the period between January 2021 December 2017 were evaluated in this study. The patients were divided into two groups: younger than 65 (Group Young) and older than 65 (Group Old). Demographic data, American Society of Anesthesiologists scores (ASA) scores, comorbidities, preoperative albumin levels, type of surgery, postoperative morbidity and mortality, pathological stages, and overall survival rates were investigated...
February 1, 2019: Medicinski Glasnik
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30256057/hand-function-in-children-with-unilateral-spastic-cerebral-palsy
#17
Feriha Hadžagić Ćatibušić, Sajra Užičanin, Deniz Bulja, Emira Gasal Gvozdenović
Aim To assess hand function and explore the relationship between hand function and neuroimaging findings in children with unilateral spastic cerebral palsy (US CP). Methods Hand function was assessed using Manual Ability Classification System (MACS, I-V). Brain lesions were divided into five groups: brain maldevelopment (MAL), periventricular white matter lesions (PV WM), cortical/subcortical gray matter lesions (C/SC GM), nonspecific and normal findings. Results Of 114 children with US CP (77 boys and 37 girls), 56 were with right-sided and 58 with left-sided involvement...
February 1, 2019: Medicinski Glasnik
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30680987/very-first-patient-gift-in-a-general-practitioner-s-career-and-the-impact-of-this-event-on-physician-patient-relationship
#18
Vesna Kos
Aim To describe experiences, feelings and reactions of general practitioners (GPs) to the very first patient gift in the career, considering the impact on physician-patient relation (PPR). Methods A representative sample of the Croatian GPs (N=265) filled in a supervised paper-based, researcher-led questionnaire. The response rate was 95.7%. Three independent analysts coded and analysed respondents' descriptions. The results were analysed using the descriptive statistics, χ²-test, and φ-coefficient of correlation...
February 1, 2019: Medicinski Glasnik
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30680986/prevalence-and-associated-factors-of-potentially-inappropriate-medications-among-iranian-older-adults
#19
Malihe Saboor, Ahmad-Ali Akbari Kamrani, Yadollah Abolfathi Momtaz, Robab Sahaf
Aim Potentially inappropriate medications (PIMs) in older people are associated with the increased use of health care services. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of PIMs among the elderly being referred to pharmacies in Tehran using the Beers criteria of 2012, and identify factors related to PIMs. Methods This cross-sectional study was conducted on elderly patients (60 years and above) referred to pharmacies in Tehran, in 2017. The Beers' criteria 2012 were used to evaluate PIMs. The logistic regression analysis was used to find sociodemographic predictors of PIMs...
February 1, 2019: Medicinski Glasnik
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30680985/prescription-pattern-among-iranian-community-dwelling-older-adults
#20
Malihe Saboor, Yadollah Abolfathi Momtaz, Ahmad-Ali Akbari Kamrani, Robab Sahaf
Aim To assess prescription pattern among Iranian communitydwelling older adults. Methods This cross-sectional study employed a cluster random sampling to obtain a sample of 1591 patients aged 60 years and over referred to pharmacies in Tehran, 2017. Data were collected using a questionnaire: socio-demographic characteristics, type of pharmacy visited, the municipal district, the university covering the pharmacy, the number and names of prescribed drugs, drug category, type of insurances and physician's socio-demographic profile (age, gender, type of specialization, and work experience)...
February 1, 2019: Medicinski Glasnik
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