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#1
Amal Y Madanat, Eman A Sheshah
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2017: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
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#2
Anubhav Chauhan, Lalit Gupta
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2017: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
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#3
Aravind S K Ramanathan, Prabha Senguttuvan, Vel Prakash, Appasamy Vengadesan, Rajendiran Padmaraj
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2017: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28163577/comment-on-budding-adult-hypertensives-with-modifiable-risk-factors-catch-them-young
#4
Mahendra M Reddy, Manikandan Srinivasan, Kalaiselvi Selvaraj
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2017: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28163576/hepatitis-c-infection-awareness-among-fourth-year-medical-students-at-university-of-dammam
#5
Abdulelah H Almansour, Magdy A Darwish, Moataza M Abdel Wahab
OBJECTIVES: To determine awareness about hepatitis C among 4(th) -year medical students at Dammam University, on hepatitis C and possible associated factors. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A cross-sectional study was conducted using a self-administered questionnaire comprising questions on awareness of hepatitis C virus (HCV) transmission, screening of the population, symptoms, complications, prevention, and treatment. RESULTS: A total of 201 students participated, with a response rate of 79...
January 2017: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28163575/does-environmental-cigarette-smoke-affect-breastfeeding-behavior
#6
Mozhgan Firouzbakht, Karimallah Hajian-Tilaki, Maryam Nikpour, Zahra Banihosseini
BACKGROUND: Exposure of lactating women to environmental cigarette smoke may increase cotinine in breast milk, which in turn may reduce the volume of milk and the duration of breastfeeding. OBJECTIVES: To assess the relationship between exposure to environmental cigarette smoke and breastfeeding behavior. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This prospective cohort study was conducted on 290 mothers in Babol - Iran, who had been breastfeeding for 3-5 days after delivery...
January 2017: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28163574/acne-vulgaris-perceptions-and-beliefs-of-saudi-adolescent-males
#7
Sahar H Al-Natour
INTRODUCTION: Although acne vulgaris is common in adolescents, information on their understanding of acne is minimal. OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the perceptions and beliefs of Saudi youth on acne. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Three hundred twenty-nine male students (aged 13-22 years) from 6 secondary schools in the Eastern Saudi Arabia completed a self-reported questionnaire on knowledge, causation, exacerbating and relieving factors of acne. Data were analyzed by SPSS version 15...
January 2017: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28163573/effect-of-private-versus-emergency-medical-systems-transportation-in-motor-vehicle-accident-victims-trauma-center-experience-in-saudi-arabia
#8
Mohammed S Alshahrani
OBJECTIVE: To assess the effect of the mode of transportation of trauma patients (emergency medical service [EMS] vs. non-EMS) on their final clinical outcome in terms of mortality and length of hospital stay. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A retrospective study included all patients who were involved in motor vehicle crashes, and who were transferred immediately to an emergency department of a trauma care center from December 2008 to December 2012. Patients were classified into two groups: those brought through EMS and those brought by non-EMS (private transport)...
January 2017: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28163572/knee-problems-and-its-associated-factors-among-active-cyclists-in-eastern-province-saudi-arabia
#9
Abdullatif K Althunyan, Magdy A Darwish, Moataza M Abdel Wahab
INTRODUCTION: Bicycling is one of the most enjoyable aerobic exercises recommended for the promotion of an individual's health. The Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia has seen a huge increase in the number of people who cycle. People have different goals for bicycling, but the injuries they sustain are common. Most of them relate to overuse, particularly of lower body joints. This study was conducted to determine the prevalence of knee problems and factors associated with knee pain in cyclists...
January 2017: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28163571/prevalence-patterns-and-correlates-of-equestrian-injuries-in-malaysia-a-cross-sectional-study
#10
Nizar A Majeedkutty, Nor A B Khairulanuar
BACKGROUND: Equestrian sport carries with it an implicit risk of injury. Despite the frequency of injuries in equestrian sports, there is no published study on injuries of equestrian athletes in Malaysia. OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of injuries and its correlates among horseback riders. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: A web-based standardized questionnaire was used to collect data for this cross-sectional survey...
January 2017: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28163570/positive-impact-of-rescheduling-bacillus-calmette-gu%C3%A3-rin-vaccination-on-vaccinations-at-birth
#11
Simmi Oberoi, Singh Amarjit, Randhawa Avneet, Chaudhary Neha, Siriesha Patnaik
CONTEXT: Inimitable among the trio of recommended immunizations administered to newborns at delivery centers of institutions is hepatitis B. While it is necessary for hepatitis B to be given within 24 hours of birth, the same cannot be said for Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) and zero-dose oral polio vaccine (OPV). OBJECTIVE: To assess the impact of rescheduling of BCG vaccination from the current twice weekly to daily to cover newborn vaccinations at the Government Medical College, Patiala, India...
January 2017: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28163569/use-of-hormones-and-nutritional-supplements-among-gyms-attendees-in-riyadh
#12
Sulaiman A Alshammari, Mishal A AlShowair, Abdulmalik AlRuhaim
BACKGROUND: Worldwide, studies have shown a high prevalence of hormones and nutritional supplement use by athletes and gym members. Many athletes consume unproven, potentially harmful or even banned supplements. OBJECTIVES: To assess the prevalence of the use of hormones and nutritional supplements by people who exercise in gyms in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and the types of supplements they most commonly use and to obtain a general view of the main reasons for using these enhancements...
January 2017: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28163568/prevalence-of-microalbuminuria-and-its-correlates-among-diabetic-patients-attending-diabetic-clinic-at-national-guard-hospital-in-alhasa
#13
Aneesah A AlFehaid
INTRODUCTION: Diabetes mellitus is one of the most common diseases encountered in clinical practice. Diabetic nephropathy is a common consequence of long-standing diabetes mellitus; microalbuminuria (MA) is considered an early stage of diabetic nephropathy. OBJECTIVES: To determine the prevalence of miciroalbuminuria in diabetic patients and factors associated with MA. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This cross-sectional study was conducted in the diabetic clinic of the primary health center of the National Guard Hospital...
January 2017: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27625588/comment-on-social-anxiety-disorder-in-saudi-adolescent-boys-prevalence-subtypes-and-parenting-styles-as-a-risk-factor
#14
Manikandan Srinivasan, Pruthu Thekkur, Mahendra M Reddy, Kalaiselvi Selvaraj
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2016: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27625587/promotion-of-voluntary-blood-donation-among-hospital-employees
#15
Nitin Agarwal, Prashant Pandey, Praveen Kumar
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2016: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27625586/parents-perception-of-children-s-obesity-in-al-qassim-saudi-arabia
#16
Abdulrahman A Al-Mohaimeed
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Although the prevalence of childhood obesity has increased significantly in Saudi Arabia, parents are unable to appreciate obesity in their child. The objective of the study was to identify the percentage of parents who misclassify the status of child's weight, and determine whether there is a difference between those parents whose children are overweight and obese and those with children of normal weight. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This cross-sectional study included 601 children aged 6-10 years...
September 2016: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27625585/patients-attitudes-towards-the-participation-of-medical-students-in-clinical-examination-and-care-in-western-saudi-arabia
#17
Sarah B Aljoudi, Somayah S Alsolami, Fayssal M Farahat, Basim Alsaywid, Wesam Abuznadah
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Patients are essential for the acquisition and development of medical students clinical skills for their tasks. The study aimed to identify factors that influence patients' attitudes towards the involvement of medical students in clinical examination and care in Western Saudi Arabia. METHODS: A cross-sectional study using self-administered questionnaire was conducted among Saudi and non-Saudi patients at two university hospitals in Jeddah, Western Saudi Arabia...
September 2016: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27625584/perceived-stress-and-associated-factors-among-medical-students
#18
Abdalla A Saeed, Ahmed A Bahnassy, Nasser A Al-Hamdan, Faisal S Almudhaibery, Anisah Z Alyahya
BACKGROUND: Stress and its psychological manifestations are currently a major source of concern. Medical education poses challenging and potentially threatening demands for students throughout the world. OBJECTIVES: To determine the prevalence and factors associated with perceived stress in medical students in the College of Medicine, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This was a cross-sectional study on all medical students of batches 9, 10, and 11, which constituted all the enrolled students...
September 2016: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27625583/clinical-presentation-and-treatment-outcome-of-molar-pregnancy-ten-years-experience-at-a-tertiary-care-hospital-in-dammam-saudi-arabia
#19
Ayman A Al-Talib
OBJECTIVES: To study the clinical presentation and treatment outcome of molar pregnancy at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Reviewed medical records of all molar pregnancy cases among all the deliveries at a tertiary care hospital in Dammam from 2005 to 2014, after approval by institutional ethical review committee. Data abstracted included patient's age, parity, presenting symptoms, gestational age at diagnosis, uterine size, ultrasonographic findings, BhCG level at the time of diagnosis and at follow-up after evacuation, and blood loss during evacuation...
September 2016: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27625582/efficacy-of-patient-discharge-instructions-a-pointer-toward-caregiver-friendly-communication-methods-from-pediatric-emergency-personnel
#20
Nesrin Al-Harthy, Kavita M Sudersanadas, Mohammed Al-Mutairi, Senthilvel Vasudevan, Ghada Bin Saleh, Malak Al-Mutairi, Lenna W Hussain
BACKGROUND: Discharge instructions are vital in postemergency patient care to help the caregiver understand the diagnosis and identify symptoms which require prompt readmission. In general, oral or written instructions are provided on discharge. However, there is a dearth of information on the efficacy of discharge instructions provided by physicians in KSA. OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the efficacy of discharge instructions for postpediatrics emergency visit. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This observational cross-sectional survey conducted in the Department of Paediatric Emergency at King Abdul Aziz Medical City, Riyadh, KSA, included 173 literate adult caregivers who had given their consent...
September 2016: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
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