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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29922116/lytic-skull-metastasis-from-follicular-carcinoma-of-thyroid-a-case-diagnosed-on-cytology
#1
Disha Arora, Niti Singh, Veena Doda
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 2018: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
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#2
Fatma M Mokabel, Shadia F Aboulazm, Hanan E Hassan, Mona F Al-Qahtani, Seham F Alrashedi, Fatma A Zainuddin
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 2018: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29922114/a-comment-on-mokabel-et-al-2017
#3
Saurav Basu
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 2018: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29922113/attitude-of-saudi-medical-students-towards-complementary-and-alternative-medicine
#4
Badr O Albadr, Mohammed Alrukban, Jawad Almajed, Khalid Alotaibi, Abdullah Alangari, Abdullah Bawazir, Abdulelah Aljasser
BACKGROUND: Alternative medicine is defined as medical therapies that are not regarded as orthodox by the medical profession. The teaching of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in medical schools is becoming prevalent worldwide. Only a few studies have been done to assess medical students' attitude toward CAM and the need for CAM courses. MATERIALS AND METHODS: An observational, descriptive, cross-sectional study was conducted on medical students in two universities, King Saud (KSU) and Majmaah (MU) medical colleges, between February and April 2015...
May 2018: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29922112/pathway-to-care-and-clinical-profile-of-children-with-attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder-in-new-delhi-india
#5
Puneet Anand, Ankur Sachdeva, Vipin Kumar
BACKGROUND: Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common childhood neurobehavioral disorder, which may cause impairment in multiple domains. Understanding the pathway to care helps in planning effective early interventions. The study aims to provide a quantitative description of the factors affecting the help-seeking pathway. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The study was conducted at an outpatients department of a tertiary care multispecialty hospital. Fifty consecutive consenting children aged 5-15 years were screened and diagnosed for ADHD using Conners' Parent Rating Scale-Revised: Short Form, Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders fourth edition text revision criteria, and Kiddie Schedule for affective disorders and schizophrenia...
May 2018: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29922111/how-does-the-utilization-of-diabetes-dietitian-and-educator-service-in-saudi-arabia-affect-glycemic-outcomes
#6
Saad M Alshareef, Mujahed A Alkhathlan, Abdullah A Alwabel, Abdulkarim A Al-Bawardi, Abdulrahman H Alqarni, Ali S Almuryidi, Ibrahim N Altuwaim, Monther Khalid Alhabib, Omar A Almuzaini, Turki S Alqahtani
BACKGROUND: Despite the acknowledgment that the services of diabetes educator and dietician affect outcome, the level of utilization of these services in the Saudi Arabian public health-care system is not known. The aims of the study were to establish the percentage of patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) followed up by a diabetic educator and a dietician in a tertiary center in Saudi Arabia and associations between follow-up by a diabetic educator and a dietician and glycemic control...
May 2018: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29922110/mobile-phone-use-while-driving-and-the-risk-of-collision-a-study-among-preparatory-year-students-at-king-saud-university-riyadh-saudi-arabia
#7
Fahad S Al-Jasser, Ashry G Mohamed, Abduljamil Choudry, Randa M Youssef
OBJECTIVES: The objectives of this study were to determine the rate of mobile phones use while driving by the students of King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, their perception of the risks, and contribution to collisions. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A cross-sectional study was conducted in May 2014 targeting 986 male students of King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. A questionnaire was used to obtain data on possessing a driving license, years of driving experience, driving hours, and collision or near misses in the 6 months preceding the study...
May 2018: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29922109/self-medication-with-antibiotics-in-a-primary-care-setting-in-king-khalid-university-hospital-riyadh-saudi-arabia
#8
Mohammed A Al-Qahtani, Hussein S Amin, Abdullah A Al-Qahtani, Abdullah M Alshahrani, Hani A Alghamdi, Musa S Althwayee, Ahmed A Alzahrani
OBJECTIVES: The objectives of this study are to estimate the prevalence of self-medication with antibiotics in King Khalid University Hospital population and evaluate the factors affecting this behavior. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This was a cross-sectional study conducted at King Khalid university hospital from April to May 2016. A pretested self-administered questionnaire was handed to a random selection of 519 patients attending the primary care clinics . Data were entered into Microsoft Office Excel 2007 and sent to SPSS version 20 for analysis...
May 2018: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29922108/infant-and-young-child-feeding-index-and-its-association-with-nutritional-status-a-cross-sectional-study-of-urban-slums-of-ahmedabad
#9
Shalu R Chaudhary, Samarth Govil, Mrudula K Lala, Hardik B Yagnik
BACKGROUND: Infant and young child feeding (IYCF) practices are multidimensional and change rapidly in short intervals in the 1st year of life, asking for simultaneous assessment of various feeding dimensions in children of 6 months and older. Infant and Child Feeding Index (ICFI) is a composite index which measures complete feeding practices for infants and young children. The present study was conducted to assess IYCF practices for children aged 6-36 months in terms of ICFI and some sociodemographic factors and find out the association of ICFI with nutritional status...
May 2018: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29922107/stress-anxiety-depression-and-sexual-dysfunction-among-postmenopausal-women-in-shiraz-iran-2015
#10
Zahra Yazdanpanahi, Marzieh Nikkholgh, Marzieh Akbarzadeh, Saeedh Pourahmad
BACKGROUND: Menopause is associated with decreased sexual activity and a feeling of decreased attractiveness and sexual potency. This study tested the hypothesis that sexual health in postmenopausal women is not the same as nonmenopausal women with regard to symptoms of stress, anxiety, and depression. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This cross-sectional study was conducted in 12 health centers in Shiraz between April and September 2015; 310 postmenopausal women included by convenient sampling...
May 2018: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29922106/how-do-saudi-diabetic-patients-perceive-their-illness-a-multicenter-survey-using-revised-illness-perception-questionnaire
#11
Sameer H Al-Ghamdi, Gulfam A U Ahmad, Ali H Ali, Nasraddin O Bahakim, Salman I Alomran, Waleed K Alhowikan, Salman M Almutairi, Tariq A Basalem, Faisal F Aljuaid
BACKGROUND: Illness perception questionnaires for various medical conditions have become more useful in recent years. However, very few have used this to address the issue of type 2 diabetes in Saudi Arabia. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This study was conducted among type 2 diabetic patients attending primary healthcare centers and Al Kharj Military Industries Corporation Hospital in Al Kharj, Saudi Arabia, during November 24, 2016, to April 24, 2017. SPSS used for analysis that included descriptive statistics, t -test, and a one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA)...
May 2018: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29386965/author-s-reply
#12
Priya Keshari, Hari Shankar
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2018: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29386964/prevalence-and-spectrum-of-functional-disability-of-the-urban-elderly
#13
Archana Ramalingam, Anand K Ramalingam
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2018: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29386963/diabetes-and-health-awareness-in-india
#14
Manas P Roy
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2018: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29386962/home-related-falls-an-underestimated-mechanism-of-injury
#15
Husham Abdelrahman, Ammar Almadani, Ayman El-Menyar, Adam Shunni, Rafael Consunji, Hassan Al-Thani
BACKGROUND: The home is a leading location for falls, but the epidemiology and outcome of falls at home (FH) have not been adequately described. Our aim was to evaluate FH, particularly in the bathroom. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We conducted a retrospective analysis of patients with a history of FH admitted to the Level I trauma center in Qatar. Patients were divided into Group 1: <60 years and Group 2: 60 year or older, and their data were analyzed and compared...
January 2018: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29386961/painful-diabetic-peripheral-neuropathy-among-saudi-diabetic-patients-is-common-but-under-recognized-multicenter-cross-sectional-study-at-primary-health-care-setting
#16
Metab A Algeffari
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy (PDPN) and its associated risk factors in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus attending primary health care (PHC) in Saudi Arabia. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A multicenter, cross-sectional study evaluated 242 type 2 diabetics who attended the National Guard PHC clinics in Riyadh. Trained physicians obtained the relevant data and medical history and assessed PDPN using the Michigan Neuropathy Screening Instrument...
January 2018: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29386960/predictors-and-consequences-of-phubbing-among-adolescents-and-youth-in-india-an-impact-evaluation-study
#17
Sanjeev Davey, Anuradha Davey, Santosh K Raghav, Jai V Singh, Nirankar Singh, Agata Blachnio, Aneta Przepiórkaa
BACKGROUND: "Phubbing" phenomenon, in the frequent use of a smartphone, describes the habit of snubbing someone in favor of a mobile phone. Its predictors and consequences are few in developed countries, but the literature lacks information on its actual occurrence and impact on adolescents and youth in a developing country such as India. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This impact evaluation study was carried out as part of the Phubbing Project of the University of Poland for 6 months (November 15, 2016-May 15, 2017) on a sample of 400 adolescents and youth selected randomly from the five colleges in the district of Muzaffarnagar of Uttar Pradesh state in India...
January 2018: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29386959/falls-among-elderly-and-its-relation-with-their-health-problems-and-surrounding-environmental-factors-in-riyadh
#18
Sulaiman A Alshammari, Abdullatif M Alhassan, Matar A Aldawsari, Faisal O Bazuhair, Fahad K Alotaibi, Ahmed A Aldakhil, Faroq W Abdulfattah
BACKGROUND: Falls among the elderly are one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. They constitute the second leading cause of unintentional deaths after road-traffic accidents. The aim of the study was to estimate the prevalence of falls among the elderly and to investigate the factors that contribute to this phenomenon. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A cross-sectional analytical study was conducted in the elderly, over the age of 60, in Riyadh. The sample under scrutiny was estimated to be 357 in total...
January 2018: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29386958/health-related-quality-of-life-among-female-university-students-in-dammam-district-is-internet-use-related
#19
Samar S Barayan, Badria K Al Dabal, Moataza M Abdelwahab, Marwa M Shafey, Reem S Al Omar
BACKGROUND: Quality of life (QOL) is defined by the World Health Organization as the individual's perception of his/her position in life, within the context of culture and system of values in which the individual lives, and as relates to his/her objectives, expectations, standards, and concerns. Life in university is so stressful; it can affect health-related QOL (HRQOL). There are many factors that affect HRQOL of university students. The aim of this study was to assess the QOL of female university students in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, and identify factors related to it, with special emphasis on Internet use...
January 2018: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29386957/factors-contributing-to-the-upsurge-of-water-pipe-tobacco-smoking-among-saudi-females-in-selected-jeddah-caf%C3%A3-s-and-restaurants-a-mixed-method-study
#20
Ola A Abdulrashid, Omar Balbaid, Adel Ibrahim, Hassan B U Shah
BACKGROUND: Despite clear evidence indicating the health hazards of water tobacco smoking (WTS), there is a remarkable increase in the frequency of WTS in the Middle East and the Gulf region, particularly among young girls and women. The objective of this survey was to examine the prevalence of and the reasons for addiction to WTS and study in depth the factors contributing to the increased frequency of WTS among Saudi females. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This study was conducted in different cafés and restaurants in Jeddah using a mixed method approach...
January 2018: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
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