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Journal of Education and Health Promotion

Raksha Goyal, Neeta Deshmukh
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2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Ali Safari-Moradabadi, Azin Alavi, Asiyeh Pormehr-Yabandeh, Tasnim Eghbal Eftekhaari, Sakineh Dadipoor
BACKGROUND: Mortality and disability rates were reported to be respectively 2-3 and 5-10 times higher in C-sections compared to Vaginal delivery. OBJECTIVES: This study was aimed to explore the factors involved in selecting the birth type among primiparous women. METHODS: The present cross-sectional research was conducted on 220 primiparous women, who visited the health-care centers of Bandar Abbas. They were recruited in their first trimester of pregnancy with a simple randomized clustering method...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Mahshid Givi, Masoumeh Sadeghi, Mohammad Garakyaraghi, Ameneh Eshghinezhad, Mahin Moeini, Zahra Ghasempour
BACKGROUND: Prehypertension is one of the cardiovascular disease predicators. Management of prehypertension is an appropriate objective for clinicians in a wide range of medical centers. Massage therapy is primarily nonpharmacological treatment that is used to control blood pressure (BP). This study intends to investigate the long-term effect of massage therapy on BP in prehypertensive women. METHODS: This was a single-blind clinical trial study conducted on 50 prehypertensive women who referred to Sedigheh Tahereh Cardiovascular Center, during 6 months in 2009...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Mohammadhossein Arjmandnia, Mahsa Besharati, Sajad Rezvan
CONTEXT: Congenital heart disease (CHD) is an important cause of death during the 1st year of life and includes a special group of cardiac diseases that exist from birth. These conditions arise due to the abnormal development of an embryo's normal structures. AIMS: A case-control study was conducted to investigate the determinant factors leading to CHD. MATERIALS AND METHODS: All newborns who have been diagnosed with CHD upon echocardiography in 2013 were considered as cases...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Maryam Mirzaee Jirdehi, Fariba Asgari, Rasool Tabari, Ehsan Kazemnejad Leyli
BACKGROUND: Achievement of productivity and improvement of quality in the educational system is the effective, influential factors for countries development. Academic achievement is the main objective of the training program and the most important concerns of teachers, education officials, and university Student's families. Self-esteem is one of the factors affecting student academic achievement. This study is aimed to investigate the relationship between self-esteem and academic achievement in Medical Sciences students of in 2014-2015...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Saeed Khosrawi, Hadis Ramezanian, Roya Mollabashi
CONTEXT: Physical medicine and rehabilitation (PMR) is a specialized clinical field of musculoskeletal diseases and physical impairment that is unknown for most of the medical students. AIMS: This study aimed to assess medical students' attitude and knowledge toward PMR and its role in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases. SETTING AND DESIGN: This cross-sectional study was done on 175 medical students of Isfahan University of Medical Sciences from 2015 to 2016...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Nimisha D Desai, Paragkumar D Chavda
BACKGROUND: Worldwide, studies show negative attitude among medical students toward psychiatry and mental illness. The knowledge of the attitude and awareness of the undergraduate medical students toward psychiatry, mental health, and psychiatric disorders are most important as they are going to be involved in the care of these patients either directly or indirectly during the later years of their careers. AIM: This study aims to assess attitude toward psychiatry and mental illness among undergraduate medical students...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Mitra Reyhani, Ashraf Kazemi, Mahrokh Keshvari, Ziba Farajzadegan
BACKGROUND: Securing a healthy sexual relationship during middle-agedness would cause new needs and expectations in women, considering the special changes of this period. Therefore, the present study was conducted to determine the sexual needs of middle-aged women. METHODS: The present study was a qualitative study with content analysis approach. Participants were 15 middle-aged women; their expectations and needs about sexual relationship were gathered using in-depth semi-structured interviews...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Siamak Mohebi, Mahmoud Parham, Gholamreza Sharifirad, Zabihollah Gharlipour, Abolfazl Mohammadbeigi, Fatemeh Rajati
BACKGROUND: Social support is one of the most effective factors on the diabetic self-care. This study aimed to assess social support and its relationship to self-care in type 2 diabetic patients in Qom, Iran. STUDY DESIGN: A cross-sectional study was conducted on 325 diabetics attending the Diabetes Mellitus Association. METHODS: Patients who meet inclusion and exclusion criteria were selected using random sampling method. Data were collected by the Summary of Diabetes Self-Care Activities and Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support, with hemoglobin A1 C test...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Kenneth D Royal, Suzanne A Hunt, Luke B Borst, Mathew Gerard
OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to better understand veterinary medical students' sleep hygiene and identify the extent to which sleep hygiene behaviors may result in consequences (either positive or negative) for students. SAMPLE: A total of 187 doctor of veterinary medicine (DVM) program students at a large College of Veterinary Medicine in the United States. METHODS: The Epworth Sleep Scale and Daytime Sleepiness Scale were administered to 393 students enrolled in the DVM program...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Faezeh Eslamipour, Kamal Heydari, Marzieh Ghaiour, Hoda Salehi
INTRODUCTION: The current study aims to study people's access to oral and dental health-care services and their satisfaction with the services provided to them. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A descriptive study with multi-stage sampling was conducted on 1360 people aged 16-64 years residing in Isfahan city, Iran. The required data were collected by a questionnaire which comprised of three main parts: demographic characteristics, patients' access to oral and dental health-care services and its barriers and participants' satisfaction with access to services...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Zohreh Ghorbani, Seyed Morteza Shamshirgaran, Samad Ghaffari, Parvin Sarbakhsh, Farzad Najafipour, Nayyereh Aminisani
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: There is remarkable alteration in hypertension prevalence and awareness, and their correlates among various geographic locations and ethnic groups. The aim of this study was to report hypertension prevalence, awareness, and its correlates as well as hypertension treatment, and control among Azari people aged 35 years and older. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The pilot phase of the Azar Cohort Study; a state level of a nationwide PERSIAN cohort study was conducted in Khameneh city between October 2014 and January 2015...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
PatrĂ­cia Petromilli Nordi Sasso Garcia, Danielle Wajngarten, Juliana Alvares Duarte Bonini Campos
CONTEXT: The ergonomic posture protocol is extremely important for the maintenance of occupational health in dentistry. The lack of compliance with this protocol results in a high risk of developing musculoskeletal disorders. AIMS: This study developed a direct observation method for the evaluation of dental student compliance with ergonomic posture protocol. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: The method is named compliance assessment of dental ergonomic posture requirements (CADEP)...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Shahin Shooshtari, M R Abedi, M Bahrami, Rahele Samouei
AIM AND BACKGROUND: Mental health and empowerment are two of the women's essential needs. These two related concepts play an important role in women's lives. Therefore, this study aimed to investigate empowerment of women and its relation with mental health problem prevention during difficult situations. METHODS: This qualitative study was conducted through semi-structured interviews with 33 experts in the fields of psychology, social sciences, women studies, medicine and crisis management specialists using snowball sampling in cities of Tehran, Isfahan, Tabriz, and Mashhad during the year 1395 (March 2016-March 2017)...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Pradeep Kumar Sahu, Shivananda Nayak, Vincent Rodrigues
OBJECTIVES: The objective of this study was designed to investigate medical students' perceptions of small group teaching effectiveness in a hybrid curriculum. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A cross-sectional, descriptive survey was conducted at the School of Medicine, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine where we collected the data from 195 undergraduate students. A self-administered questionnaire consisting of 25 items was used to measure students' perception on the effectiveness of problem-based learning (PBL) with regard to learning experience, teamwork, confidence, communication skills, and role of the tutor...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Mehrdad Mohammadi Sichani, Shadi Reissizadeh Mobarakeh, Athar Omid
INTRODUCTION: Recently, medical education has made significant progress, and medical teachers are trying to find methods that have most impressive effects on learning. One of the useful learning methods is student active participation. One of the helpful teaching aids in this method is mobile technology. The present study aimed to determine the effect of sending educational questions through short message service (SMS) on academic achievement and satisfaction of medical students and compare that with lecture teaching...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Chigozie Jesse Uneke, Abel Ebeh Ezeoha, Henry Chukwuemeka Uro-Chukwu
BACKGROUND: Capacity constraints on implementation research among policymakers and researchers are a major challenge to the evidence to policy link. This study was designed to bring together senior policymakers and researchers in Nigeria to consider issues around research-to-policy interface and enhance their capacity on implementation research. METHODS: The design was a cross-sectional study. A 3-day joint implementation research workshop was held for policymakers and researchers using World Health Organization/TDR Implementation Research Toolkit...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Ourfa Hovsepyan, Firoozeh Zare Farashbandi, Gholamreza Askari, Akbar Hassanzadeh
BACKGROUND: The content of the mass media is a suitable tool for making changes to the society. One of the most read news in the mass media is nutritional information. The goal of this study is to assess the scientific authenticity of such information published in Iranian popular magazines. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This study is a qualitative study (content analysis) and uses bibliographic approach. A researcher-designed checklist is used as data gathering tool, and the statistical population included the messages obtained from the printed material in 173 volumes of 8 Iranian popular magazines...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Mohit Bansal, Sunint Singh, Aditi Bector, Mrigank Dogra
OBJECTIVE: The objective of the study was to obtain data on prevalence and severity of dental erosion among acid industry workers in Baddi (Himachal Pradesh). MATERIALS AND METHODS: A cross-sectional study was conducted among 800 battery industry workers. The demographic details were recorded on a prestructured pro forma. Type III examination was done. Dental erosion was recorded based on the index given by Bardsley (simplified scoring criteria for tooth wear index)...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Sayed Hossein Davoodi, Banafsheh Agah, Teamur Aghamolaei, Amin Ghanbarnejad, Sakineh Dadipoor, Ali Safari Moradabadi
BACKGROUND: Consuming fish plays a key role in human health and prevention of diseases. The aim of this study was using transtheoretical model to analyze the trend of fish consumption among women. MATERIALS AND METHODS: In this descriptive-analytic research, 383 housewives who referred to health centers in Bandar Abbas were selected through a stratified sampling method. Data were collected by a questionnaire to determine fish consumption based on transtheoretical model and analyzed by using SPSS software version 19...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
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