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https://read.qxmd.com/read/38605729/-translation-cultural-adaptation-and-validation-of-perinatal-grief-scale-in-urdu-addressing-a-gap-in-the-research-of-perinatal-loss-in-pakistan-cross-sectional-validation-study
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Maryam Nisa, Seema Laila, Muhammad Muzzamil, Anum Ghafoor, Najma Zakir, Tehzeeb Zulfiqar, Abid Malik, Abdullah Malikzai
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Perinatal grief have a significant influence on maternal mental health, hence appropriate tools for assessment are necessary. In this study, we translated and validated the Perinatal Grief Scale in Urdu (PGS-Urdu) for use in Pakistan, therefore filling the gap in validated tools. METHODS: Data was collected from 165 women using consecutive sampling. Initially, "forward/backward" translation was used. For validity, content validity index and confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) were used respectively, and "Cronbach's-Alpha" for reliability...
April 2024: Health Science Reports
https://read.qxmd.com/read/38605728/available-rehabilitation-technology-with-the-potential-to-be-incorporated-into-the-clinical-practice-of-physiotherapists-a-systematic-review
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Tarciano Batista E Siqueira, José Parraça, João Paulo Sousa
BACKGROUND: The development of prototypes capable of intervening in the area of rehabilitation in physical therapy clinical practice activities that were previously carried out in a traditional way, that is, manually, demonstrates how technology is having an impact on professional careers such as physiotherapy. OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study is to present a comprehensive examination of various technologies employed in the facilitation of patient rehabilitation, with a focus on their potential integration within the clinical practice of physical therapists...
April 2024: Health Science Reports
https://read.qxmd.com/read/38605727/evaluating-the-performance-of-selected-military-hospitals-in-tehran-in-response-to-covid-19-pandemic-a-cross-sectional-study
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Simintaj Sharififar, Maryam Moradi
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: The rapid spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) led the need to admit a large number of infected people to hospitals in a short period of time, turning them into one of the most important responsive organizations. This study aims to evaluate the performance of selected military hospitals because they carried out a military operation in Tehran in response to the recent pandemic. METHODS: This is a descriptive-analytical study. The statistical population of this study consisted of military hospitals responding to Covid-19 pandemic in Tehran...
April 2024: Health Science Reports
https://read.qxmd.com/read/38605726/exploring-attitudinal-barriers-to-participation-in-inpatient-fall-risk-assessment-using-the-theoretical-domains-framework-a-survey-of-providers
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Emily L Carter, Sarah A M Hallen, Gavin W Welch, Erin N Gordon, Mark G Parker
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Lack of provider (physicians and advanced practice providers) participation in fall risk assessment was theorized to be contributing to rising rates of falls with injury at our institution. This project sought to identify if attitudinal barriers to inpatient provider participation in fall risk assessment were similar to those identified in other clinical settings. METHODS: Barriers to provider participation in fall risk assessment were identified in the literature...
April 2024: Health Science Reports
https://read.qxmd.com/read/38605725/a-mini-review-of-reinfection-with-the-sars-cov-2-omicron-variant
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Hongwei Shen, Dingqiang Chen, Chenglin Li, Tingting Huang, Wen Ma
BACKGROUND: COVID-19 has caused severe morbidity and mortality worldwide. After the end of the dynamic zero-COVID policy in China in December, 2022, concerns regarding reinfection were raised while little was known due to the lack of surveillance data in this country. AIMS: This study reviews the probability, risk factors, and severity of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 Omicron variant reinfection, as well as the interval between infections, risk of onward transmission by reinfected cases, and the role of booster vaccination against reinfection...
April 2024: Health Science Reports
https://read.qxmd.com/read/38605724/placenta-accreta-outcomes-and-risk-factors-in-a-referral-hospital-in-north-of-iran-a-case-control-study
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Seyedeh Hajar Sharami, Forozan Milani, Sima Fallah Arzpeyma, Fereshteh Fakour, Zahra Jafarzadeh, Zahra Haghparast, Abbas Sedighinejad, Seyedeh Maryam Attari
BACKGROUND: Placenta accreta syndrome (PAS) may led to heavy blood loss and maternal death. Here we analyzed the main risk factors of PAS+ pregnancies and its complications in a referral hospital in the north of Iran. METHODS: In a case control study, all pregnant women with PAS referred to our department during 2016 till 2021 were enrolled and divided in two groups case (PAS+) and control (PAS-) based on preoperative imaging, intraoperative findings, and pathological reports...
April 2024: Health Science Reports
https://read.qxmd.com/read/38595986/exploration-of-cardiopulmonary-resuscitation-teamwork-training-for-maternal-cardiac-arrest-using-the-simman-intelligent-simulation-platform-a-simulation-teaching-study
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Ruirui Zhang, Yu Liu, Mingming Zhang, Kejuan Ning, Hongliang Bai, Litao Guo
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Maternal cardiac arrest is the most urgent clinical event in obstetrics and can lead to serious consequences, such as maternal or fetal death. Therefore, the training of team cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for obstetricians is essential. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of applying intelligent simulation to CPR in maternal cardiac arrest teamwork training for obstetricians. METHODS: Twenty-four obstetricians who participated in the "Maternal First Aid Workshop," organized by our hospital in 2018, were selected as training participants...
April 2024: Health Science Reports
https://read.qxmd.com/read/38590915/electrocardiography-changes-and-different-stages-of-heart-failure-in-central-iran-a-cross-sectional-study-from-yazd-health-study
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Sedighe Sadeghi, Mojtaba Jokar, Seyed Mostafa Seyed Hossieni Tezerjani, Hasan Haghaninejad, Elahe Zare, Mahmood Emami Meybodi, Mohammadtaghi Sareban Hassanabadi, Masoud Mirzaei, Hamidreza Mohammadi, Forough Sadat Tabatabaei
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Electrocardiography (ECG) is a widely accessible, noninvasive, and cost-effective diagnostic instrument used to evaluate patients with suspected heart failure (HF). The aim of this study is to investigate electrocardiographic changes in patients with different stages of HF in a random population of Yazd city. METHODS: This prospective cross-sectional study included 319 individuals, randomly selected, aged 40 years and more, registered in the Yazd Health Study was conducted from March 2022 to May 2023 at Afshar Hospitals...
April 2024: Health Science Reports
https://read.qxmd.com/read/38585014/risk-factors-for-nonresponse-to-2-years-of-denosumab-administration-in-patients-with-osteoporosis-a-retrospective-single-center-cohorts-study
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Akiko Yamamoto, Masashi Nagao, Yuji Nishizaki, Eri Maeda, Muneaki Ishijima
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: To investigate the factors associated with changes in bone mineral density (BMD) and the incidence of fractures in osteoporotic patients treated with denosumab. METHODS: This retrospective study included 162 osteoporotic patients treated with denosumab for 24 months between 2013 and 2019. Patients were divided according to the changes in BMD as nonresponders (NL group: <3% increase in lumbar spine BMD [LBMD], NH group: <0% increase in femoral neck BMD [FNBMD]) or responders (RL group: ≥3% increase in LBMD, RH group: ≥0% increase in FNBMD)...
April 2024: Health Science Reports
https://read.qxmd.com/read/38585013/a-survey-study-anesthesia-in-elderly-patients-across-europe
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Tamar Macharadze, Peter Lee, Mark Coburn, Ana Kowark
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 2024: Health Science Reports
https://read.qxmd.com/read/38585012/job-satisfaction-of-health-workers-at-a-vietnamese-university-hospital-and-its-predicted-factors-a-cross-sectional-study
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Hoang Cao Sa, Nguyen Thi Thanh Nhiem, Bui Thi My Anh, Nguyen Duc Thanh
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Job satisfaction of healthcare workers from conventional and university hospitals (or teaching hospitals) might be different due to several factors, for example medical staff required to carry out multiple clinical and teaching tasks simultaneously. Our study aimed to determine how the job satisfaction among healthcare workers in university hospitals is different from those in conventional hospitals. METHODS: A cross-sectional study was conducted by using the validated and contextualized job satisfaction tool for the Vietnamese context to survey 216 healthcare workers at a university hospital in Vietnam from January to March 2020 with online Google forms...
April 2024: Health Science Reports
https://read.qxmd.com/read/38572120/differences-in-characteristics-between-first-ever-foot-ulcer-and-recurrent-foot-ulcer-in-patients-with-diabetes-prospective-observational-study
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Makoto Oe, Supriadi Syafiie Saad, Suriadi Jais, Junko Sugama
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: More effective preventive care can potentially be provided if the characteristics of both the first ever and the recurrent foot ulcers can be clarified. The purpose of this study was to characterize first ever and recurrent foot ulcers in diabetic patients. METHODS: This study was conducted as a secondary analysis of a prospective study that was entitled: "Factors associated with the discontinuation of wound care specialist clinic visits in patients with diabetic foot ulcers...
April 2024: Health Science Reports
https://read.qxmd.com/read/38572119/comparison-of-ba-hao-burn-ointment-gauze-and-petrolatum-gauze-in-split-graft-donor-site-healing-a-randomized-prospective-and-self-control-study
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Wen-Jing Liu, Han-Ying Qian, Yuan-Yuan Zhang, Le Qiu, Fei Wang, Xu-Lin Chen
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: To assess patient comfort, wound healing, and scarring at the 6-month follow-up of split-skin graft donor sites treated with Ba-Hao burn ointment (BHBO) gauze, a compound preparation of traditional Chinese medicine since 1970s, compared with petrolatum gauze. METHODS: Thirty patients admitted to the Department of Burns of the First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University between September 2021 and September 2022 participated in this randomized, prospective, self-control clinical study...
April 2024: Health Science Reports
https://read.qxmd.com/read/38572118/assessment-of-tnf-%C3%AE-857-c-t-gene-polymorphism-in-oral-lichen-planus-disease-a-case-control-study
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Mohammad Hesam Marabi, Kheirollah Yari, Hamid Reza Mozaffari, Masoud Hatami
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Oral lichen planus (OLP) is an inflammatory mucocutaneous disorder with an immune-mediated pathogenesis. The tumor necrosis factor-α (TNF-α) level in the serum of OLP patients is significantly higher than in the control group. TNF-α-857 C/T polymorphism can be related to the increased TNF-α level in blood circulation. This study investigated the relationship between TNF-α (-857 C/T) polymorphism and OLP patients in an Iranian population...
April 2024: Health Science Reports
https://read.qxmd.com/read/38572117/community-engagement-and-social-participation-in-dengue-prevention-a-cross-sectional-study-in-dhaka-city
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Md Jubayer Hossain, Manisha Das, Md Wahidul Islam, Muhibullah Shahjahan, Jannatul Ferdous
BACKGROUND: Dengue is a major public health concern in Bangladesh. This study aimed to assess the perceptions and practices of community members in Dhaka regarding community engagement and social participation for dengue prevention. METHODS: A cross-sectional online survey was conducted in Dhaka City from May 2022 to December 2022. The respondents were randomly selected. The association between community participation and prevention practices was tested using the χ 2 test...
April 2024: Health Science Reports
https://read.qxmd.com/read/38567190/deadly-meningitis-outbreak-in-rahim-yar-khan-a-call-for-reinforced-public-health-and-disease-prevention-measures-in-pakistan
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Victor Abiola Adepoju, Safayet Jamil, Mohammad Shahangir Biswas
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 2024: Health Science Reports
https://read.qxmd.com/read/38567189/determinants-of-compliance-to-iron-folate-supplementation-among-pregnant-women-attending-antenatal-care-in-public-health-facilities-of-south-west-ethiopia-a-case-control-study
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Lensa Shumi, Abdi Geda Gedefa, Kebebe Bidira
BACKGROUND: The prevalence of anemia among pregnant women remains high globally, particularly in low-income settings. Iron and folic acid supplementation (IFAS) during pregnancy is the most widely employed strategy to alleviate adverse pregnancy outcomes. This study aimed to explore the determinants of compliance with iron supplementation in the study area. AIM: To identify determinants of IFAS compliance among pregnant women attending antenatal care (ANC) in Mettu town, South West Ethiopia, in 2021...
April 2024: Health Science Reports
https://read.qxmd.com/read/38567188/clinical-and-demographic-characteristics-associated-with-nail-involvement-in-alopecia-areata-a-cross-sectional-study-of-197-patients
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Safoura Shakoei, Golnoosh Seifi, Farbod Ghanami, Narges Ghandi, Shahin Hamzelou, Maryam Nasimi, Ifa Etesami
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Alopecia areata (AA) is an immune-mediated nonscarring alopecia. Nail changes are a common disfiguring feature of AA with an average prevalence of 30%. We aimed to evaluate the frequency of different types of nail changes and determine demographic and clinical associations. METHODS: This cross-sectional study included 197 AA patients. Demographic and clinical variables including the Severity of Alopecia Tool (SALT) score, type of AA, and nail changes were evaluated...
April 2024: Health Science Reports
https://read.qxmd.com/read/38567187/comparison-between-natural-rubber-knee-support-and-sponge-knee-support-on-the-protection-of-knee-joint-a-crossover-randomized-controlled-study-among-patients-with-bleeding-disorders
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Supicha Maneekhiew, Nalinee Kovitwanawong, Sakrawee Raweekul, Chusak Kijkunasathian, Monratta Panuwannakorn, Parsiri Uampornvanich, Ampaiwan Chuansumrit, Pakawan Wongwerawattanakoon, Nongnuch Sirachainan
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Knee support, frequently made from sponge, is used to reduce injury. Sponge has less elasticity and durability compared with natural rubber. To our knowledge, there was no study that demonstrated the effectiveness of natural rubber and sponge in prevention of injury in children with bleeding disorders. The study aimed to demonstrate the effectiveness and satisfaction of natural rubber knee support compared with sponge knee support among children with bleeding disorders...
April 2024: Health Science Reports
https://read.qxmd.com/read/38567186/demographic-clinical-and-surgical-features-of-patients-undergoing-thyroidectomy-due-to-thyroid-lesions-in-southern-iran-a-cross-sectional-study
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Parviz Mardani, Sepehr Koulaian, Damoun Fouladi, Fatemeh Sadat Rajaie Ramsheh, Armin Amirian, Sepehr Shahriarirad, Seyed Ali Malekhosseini, Reza Shahriarirad
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: The incidence of thyroid cancer has witnessed a significant global increase and stands as one of the most prevalent cancers in Iran. This surge is primarily attributed to the escalating incidence of papillary thyroid cancer (PTC), with overdiagnosis emerging as an equally noteworthy factor. Consequently, this study aims to ascertain the incidence of thyroid cancer, along with its clinical presentation, demographic characteristics, and surgical features in patients undergoing thyroid surgery...
April 2024: Health Science Reports
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