Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health
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#1K EtemadH-Index: 2
Last. Abdolhassan Talaiezadeh (Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 4
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Abstract Introduction Population-based cancer registry (PBCR) plays a significant role in burden of cancer estimation. Estimating the completeness of cancer registry is one of the criteria to assess the quality of data (results). Also, Capture-recapture is one of the methods used to assess completeness of cancer registry. Objective This study was aimed to estimate the completeness of lung and bronchial cancer registry using three-source capture-recapture method in Khuzestan province. Materials a...
Abstract Background Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is an emerging disease that causes morbidity, mortality and affects patient’s quality of life (QoL). Objectives: To assess and compare dimensions of QoL in the different stages of CKD patients and also to identify the factors affecting QoL. Data and methods: A cross-sectional study was carried out for a period of 8 months in the Dept. of Nephrology. The inclusion criterion of the study is patients above 18 years age diagnosed with CKD stage 3–5 an...
#1Md. Ruhul Kabir (Noakhali Science and Technology University)H-Index: 1
#2Susmita Ghosh (Noakhali Science and Technology University)
Last. Ruhina Binta A Ghani ('QUB': Queen's University Belfast)
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Abstract Improving maternal health and reducing maternal mortality rate (MMR) are major challenges for Bangladesh. Utilization of antenatal care (ANC) services from skilled professionals and deliveries in health facilities are therefore important to tackle MMR and socioeconomic differences play a major part for these service utilization. The purpose of the current study was to identify the level and determinants of ANC and health facility delivery care utilization in Subornochor upazila (a rural...
#1Anjali Shrivastva (Manipal University)
#2Sameer Phadnis (Manipal University)H-Index: 2
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Abstract Objective To assess lmowledge and self-care among type II diabetics attending a tertiary health care institution. Methods Cross-sectional study was conducted to assess the knowledge and self-care practices about Diabetes among diagnosed Type-2 DM patients attending the Out-Patient facilities of Medicine Department at selected tertiary healthcare institutions of Udupi Taluk. The data collection occurred from January to March 2017. A total of 166 participants were included in the study an...
Abstract OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to investigate the relationship between Gastro-esophageal reflux diseases (GERD) related symptoms and psychological symptomatology, as well as clinically diagnosed generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) or panic disorder (PD) and effectiveness of Sertraline and benzodiazepines in controlling these conditions. METHODOLOGY A 6 months prospective study was conducted in gastroenterology outpatient department of a tertiary care referral hospital. Refractory GER...
Abstract Background/objectives Health related problems of geriatrics require special attention because these people face many problems, associated to health, social support and economic uncertainty. The study aims to evaluate effectiveness of pharmaceutical care programme on health outcome of geriatric patients by identifying the drug related problem, comparing the medication adherence, and quality of life and resolving it. Methods The present study was a prospective interventional study carried...
#1Bhaskar Tiwary (Indian Institute of Health Management Research)
#2Nilima Nilima (AIIMS: All India Institute of Medical Sciences)
Last. Mohd Aihatram Khan (The Mission Hospital, Durgapur)
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Abstract Background Ambulance Services are vital in providing pre-hospital treatment and care to help regain life. Timely and safe transport of patients from the emergency scene to the appropriate healthcare facility for further care is a complex process. Administering emergency services in minimal time is a challenge in a country with basic lacunae in infrastructure", making the role of EMTs (emergency medical technicians) and ambulance quality vital in saving lives. Methods A descriptive cross...
#1Praveen Kulkarni (JSS Medical College)H-Index: 3
#2Poorkvika K. Babu (JSS Medical College)
Last. M R Narayana Murthy (JSS Medical College)H-Index: 1
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Abstract Context Type-1 Diabetes Mellitus, "a poor cousin of Type-2 Diabetes", is the third commonest pediatric endocrine disease. On an average three new cases of T1DM/100,000 adolescents of 0–14 years are reported from India annually. Objective. To find out the relationship between cost of care and glycemic control, psychosocial illness and quality of life among adolescent with type -1 diabetes. Methods This cross sectional study was conducted in a tertiary care hospital in Mysore for a period...
Abstract Aim The aim of the study was to assess the health promotion behaviour of type 2 diabetic patients. Background Diabetes mellitus is the most prevalent and a key healthcare problem throughout the world. Health promotion behaviour is known to be a major component in managing type 2 diabetes. Methods This cross sectional study was conducted among 60 samples using purposive sampling technique. Sociodemographic and clinical proforma, health promotion behaviour questionnaire were used to colle...
#1Muhammad Danish Iqbal (Baqai Medical University)
#2Saima Askari (Baqai Medical University)
Last. Muhammad Yakoob Ahmedani (Baqai Medical University)H-Index: 8
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Abstract Aim/background To determine the frequency of major complications among fasting people with diabetes according to risk categories of IDF-DAR guidelines 2016. Methods This prospective observational study was conducted around Ramadan of 2017, at Baqai Institute of Diabetology and Endocrinology, Karachi, Pakistan. People with diabetes having intention to fast during Ramadan were recruited. Demographic data collection along with risk categorization was done during pre-Ramadan visit. Structur...
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