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Journal of Education and Health Promotion

Lalita Fernandes, Anthony Menezes Mesquita
BACKGROUND: Respiratory diseases are a major cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide. A sound knowledge of management of respiratory diseases is thus very vital. The clinical exposure of undergraduate medical students is limited to 2 weeks in pulmonary medicine. We hypothesized that the short duration of posting can be best utilized by developing need-based modules for bedside teaching. AIMS: This study aimed to determine gain in knowledge and skills of final-year medical students in diagnosis and management of common pulmonary diseases and assess students' perception of the module...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Mohit Bansal, Nidhi Gupta, Gurpreet Kaur Saini, Neha Sharma
BACKGROUND: To provide quality care to the patient's perspective and patient satisfaction are two major multidimensional concepts. In India, patient satisfaction with dental services has received only minor attention as the importance of the teeth is always neglected. OBJECTIVE: To assess the satisfaction level among patients toward dental treatment rendered at an academic institution. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A cross-sectional study was conducted among 474 voluntary camp patients visiting Department of Public Health Dentistry, Swami Devi Dyal Hospital and Dental College, Barwala, using a 14-item closed ended questionnaire which included demographic details, attitude, and practices of the participants and their satisfaction level to the treatment rendered to them was graded as highly satisfied, satisfied, and not satisfied...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Shahrzad Pakjouei, Aidin Aryankhesal, Mohammad Kamali, Seyed Hesam Seyedin
BACKGROUND: People with physical disability are vulnerable in disasters because of their mobility limitations. They are unable to escape from hazards and their needs have been somewhat neglected in planning and relief measures. AIM: This study aimed to identify the mobility needs of people with physical disability during earthquakes across different provinces of Iran. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A qualitative study was conducted using 18 semi-structured interviews with participants who had a kind of mobility disability...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Sayed Mehdi Hejazi, Samira Yadegari, Nafiseh Hajrahimi
INTRODUCTION: Simultaneously along with information technology progress, knowledge has considered as a fundamental base for economic growth for the time being. In today's knowledge-based economy, production and exploitation of knowledge play the main roles in the process of wealth creation. The current revolution in information technology has given new light to the importance of knowledge such that it has now become the base of economy in today's world. In today's knowledge-based economy, production and exploitation of knowledge play the main roles in the process of wealth creation...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Saurav Basu
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2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Nourdin Saeedi Kia, Khdabaakhsh Karami, Hashem Mohamadian, Amal Saki Malehi
INTRODUCTION: Beta-thalassemia is the most severe form of thalassemia major in which where the person needs regular blood transfusions and medical cares. The genetic experiment of prenatal diagnosis (PND) has been effective in the diagnosis of fetus with thalassemia major. This study was aimed to evaluate educational interventions on perceived susceptibility, perceived severity, perceived benefits, perceived barriers, cues to action and self-efficacy in beta-thalassemia carriers and suspected couples on doing a PND genetic test in Andimeshk...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Alireza Rahimi, Mozhdeh Hashemzadeh, Firoozeh Zare-Farashbandi, Amir Mansur Alavi Naeini, Akbar Hasanzadeh
BACKGROUND/AIM: Today, the problem of obesity is a chronic condition that affects all age groups in developed and developing countries. Since adolescence is a transitional period and behavioral patterns formed in this period affect people in their adult years, attention to obesity and extra weight in this age group is more important than other groups. Therefore, this study aims to investigate the effects of nutrition education course on awareness of female 1st -year high school students of Isfahan based on transtheoretical model ( TTM) of behavioral change...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Mona Srivastava, Shobhit Jain, Ashok Patel
BACKGROUND: Substance abuse and mental disorder often coexist and may cause several consequences in sociooccupational functioning and health care and management. Indian data are sparse in this area. OBJECTIVES: The aim of the study was to examine the sociodemographic profile, pattern, and prevalence of alcohol and substance use among person suffering with mental illness and to compare with those without mental illness. METHODS: A total of 80 treatment-seeking patients with mental illness and 80 nontreatment seeking healthy accompanying persons were assessed for current substance use...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Maryam Moosavi Nejad, Nahid Shahgholian, Rahele Samouei
INTRODUCTION: Patients undergoing hemodialysis have a low level of health and mindfulness technique in mind-body medicine is used to help patients with chronic illness. Therefore, this clinical trial was conducted to determine the effect of the mindfulness program on the general health of patients undergoing treatment with hemodialysis. METHODS: Sixty hemodialysis patients were selected through the convenient method and randomly divided into experimental and control groups...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Zahra Kamali, Mahin Tafazoli, Mahdi Ebrahimi, Mohammadali Hosseini, Azadeh Saki, Mohammad Reza Fayyazi-Bordbar, Zahra Mohebi-Dehnavi, Ala Saber-Mohammad
INTRODUCTION: Posttraumatic stress disorder is an anxiety disorder that occurs after exposure to an event that causes injury or threat. The prevalence of preeclampsia was reported to be 28%. Considering the significant role of spiritual care in physical and psychological outcomes of patients, this study was conducted to determine "the effect of spiritual care education on postpartum stress disorder in women with preeclampsia". MATERIALS AND METHODS: In this randomized clinical trial, 72 pregnant women (36 in each group) were selected in a convenient way between the ages of 34 and 38 weeks who had preeclampsia and admitted to two public hospitals in Mashhad...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Atefeh Afshari, Firoozeh Mostafavi, Arman Latifi, Leila Ahmadi Ghahnaviyeh, Maryam Pirouzi, Ahmad Ali Eslami
CONTEXT: The World Health Organization (WHO) has emphasized the need for reorientation of hospitals toward health promotion (HP). AIMS: This study explores health-care professionals' perception of barriers and strategies to implementing HP in educational hospitals of Isfahan Province in Iran. SETTINGS AND DESIGN: The study settings included four selective educational hospitals and the Treatment Administration affiliation to the Isfahan University of Medical Sciences...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Adekunbi Abosede Farotimi, Ezekiel Olasunkanmi Ajao, Iyabo Yewande Ademuyiwa, Chinomso Ugochukwu Nwozichi
BACKGROUND: Infection control has become a major concern in the health-care system and health-care workers, particularly nurses are at high risk of infection. This study, therefore, examined the effect of a training program on attitude and practice of infection control among nurses in two tertiary hospitals in Ogun State, Nigeria. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This study adopted a pretest-posttest quasi-experimental design. The sample consisted of 87 participants. The experimental group consisted of 42 registered nurses from Babcock University Teaching Hospital, Ogun state, Nigeria, while the control group consisted of 45 registered nurses from Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu, Nigeria...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Matina V Angelopoulou, Katerina Kavvadia
Experiential learning is an innovative learning method that knowledge is gained through experience. The aim of this paper was to review the application of experiential learning in health education and suggest an oral health education program using experiential learning. Experiential learning has been used in the past successfully in health education mostly in university curricula. In oral health education, its use is limited and without following a comprehensive structure. An experiential learning oral health education program, implemented in the classroom by a trained teacher, is proposed to be integrated in the school's curriculum...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Mojdeh Rahmanian, Mohsen Hojat, Naima Seyed Fatemi, Abbas Mehran, Soroor Parvizy
INTRODUCTION: Self-management leads to blood glucose control and reduced morbidity and mortality in adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Different factors affect the self-management whose role and effect are still unknown. Among the influential factors whose effect is vague are spiritual intelligence, and this study aims to investigate the predictive role of spiritual intelligence in diabetes management. MATERIALS AND METHODS: In this descriptive-correlation study, 200 adolescents with type 1 diabetes were enrolled...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Mahboubeh Taebi, Masoumeh Simbar, Somayeh Abdolahian
Infertility requires long-term care and treatments which would influence different aspects of health including the mental health of infertile women. The present study was conducted to determine strategies for psychological empowerment of infertile women. This systematic review was performed on previously conducted clinical trials. To achieve the intended studies, databases of Magiran, Scientific Information Database, Google Scholar, Scopus, PubMed, ProQuest, ScienceDirect, and Web of Science and also Iranian Registry of Clinical Trials website were searched using "infertility and infertile women" as the keywords...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Soleiman Ahmady, Shahram Yazdani, Fakhrolsadat Hosseini, Mohammad Mehdi Forouzanfar, Ali Tabibi, Fatemeh Ahmadinia, Hoda Ahmari Tehran, Noushin Kohan, Heidar Mohammadi
PURPOSE: It is essential to adjust the responsibilities and function of medical education offices (MEOs) in regard to the current societal requirements. Therefore, it is a good idea to learn lessons from the experiences about the establishment and function of these offices around the world. The aim of the present study was to carry out a comparative study to investigate the function and structure of MEOs at some of the medical universities from America, Europe, and Asia. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: This is a comparative, descriptive study that was conducted in 2015...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Shaik Mohamed Shamsudeen, R Shanmuga Priya, Govindarajan Sujatha, J Muruganandhan, K Manikandan
INTRODUCTION: Antibiotics are considered the most commonly sold drugs in developing countries. In India, these drugs are very much accessible without a prescription. This irrational and misuse of antibiotics results not only in the emergence of resistance of bacterial strains but also leads to adverse reactions. AIM: The aim of this study was to investigate the level of knowledge, attitude, and practice of antibiotics usage among dental patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Study design: This study was a cross-sectional design; a prevalidated structured questionnaire comprising 24 questions was used...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Nasim Baradaran-Akbarzadeh, Mahin Tafazoli, Morteza Mojahedi, Seyed Reza Mazlom
INTRODUCTION: Sexual health is one of the key factors to sustain marital life and having a good sexual function. On the other hand, temperament affects sexual function. Training is also one of the basic foundations for promoting sexual health. Therefore, the researcher has designed and implemented a study (2017) aimed "determining the study of educational package on sexual function in cold temperament women of reproductive age." METHODS: This randomized clinical trial study was performed on 80 women in two groups (40 in each group)...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Mostafa Rad, Marzieh Torkmannejad Sabzevary, Zahra Mohebbi Dehnavi
BACKGROUND: Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is the emergence of periodic one or more symptoms of symptoms before menstruation and in the first few days of menstruation. Lifestyle is one of the series of factors that affect the health of people. Activity, smoking, and food intake are factors associated with lifestyle, and evidence suggests that women and girls with PMS do not have an adequate life span. The aim of this study was to determine the factors associated with PMS in female high school students...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Rizma Adlia Syakurah, Shabrina Yunita Adzani, Alzena Dwi Saltike, Dhiya Silvi Ramadhini
INTRODUCTION: Providing health promotion and communication learning opportunities for medical students practising their theoretical information into action, addressing the health problems, and trying to find suitable and feasible interventions is very much neededto learn and experience directly about healthrelated behavior in the community. Health promotion practice of PRECEDE-PROCEED model, is used as the foundation of this Family Outreach and Empowerment Program (FOEP). This study aims to implement and evaluate FOEP as an effective health promotion learning model for undergraduate medical students...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
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