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2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Zahra Gholami, Parvin Bahadoran
INTRODUCTION: The postpartum period is a transition to a critical stage. Moreover, the rapid changes experienced after delivery, expose the mother to unpleasant experiences such as changes in sleep patterns. Trying to an appropriate training method is necessary. This study aims to conduct a comparative study between the impact of face-to-face training and e-training on maternal sleep during the postpartum period. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The present study was empirically conducted on 110 postpartum mothers who visited the selected healthcare centers of Isfahan in 2015...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Mina Nazari Kamal, Rahele Samouei, Sheida Sarrafzadeh, Shima Tamannaeifar, Nafiseh Ghaebi, Reza Behrouzi
AIM AND BACKGROUND: Given the fact that immune system is greatly affected by people's emotional characteristics and since these characteristics are mainly formed through interactions with one's parents, this study aims to determine the relation between personality characteristics and disorders of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients and their parents. METHODS: This is an applied, descriptive study on 88 MS patients and 63 parents who had visited two physiotherapy clinics in Tehran between January and August 2016...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Beyrambibi Bayat, Hamid Salehiniya
INTRODUCTION: Academic self-efficacy is the learners' belief in their abilities in academic process. Perception of the educational-research environment is one of the effective factors on academic self-efficacy. The aim of this study was to examine the perception of educational-research environment and academic self-efficacy in students of the University of Tehran in 2016. METHODS: This cross-sectional study was done on 385 students of Tehran University of Medical Sciences...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Mahboobeh Kafaei Atrian, Mahnaz Solhi, Farbod Ebadi Fard Azar, Fatemeh Atoof
BACKGROUND: Through self-care, people can solve their health-related problems through increasing their awareness and correcting their lifestyles. OBJECTIVES: To determine the association of self-care status with some relevant factors in Kashanian middle-aged women in their early menopausal stage. METHODS: This is a cross-sectional study on 351 women in the age range of 45-60 years. Women were selected based on cluster sampling method from the individuals at health-care centers in Kashan, Iran...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Maryam Jahanbakhsh, Zahra Nazemi, Farakhlaghah Mohammadi, Akbar Hasanzadeh
CONTEXT: The advent of picture archiving and communication system (PACS) as medical image information system represent a major change of work pattern for radiologists and physicians and has proved to be a substantial challenge to the organization. AIMS: The study aimed to investigate the factors affecting the use of PACS through the unified theory of acceptance and use of technology model. SETTINGS AND DESIGN: It was an applied and analytical study...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Venetia Notara, George Antonogeorgos, Christos Prapas, Anna Velentza, Maria-Eleni Kordoni, Eirini Manifava, Andrea Paola Rojas-Gil, Ekaterina N Kornilaki, Demosthenes B Panagiotakos
BACKGROUND: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors are adopted during childhood and adolescence. Health literacy at these ages remains the cornerstone of a healthy adult life. The aim of the study was to examine the role of gender regarding CVD risk factors' awareness and to develop an evaluation tool for the assessment of CVD risk factors' knowledge and perception among children. METHODS: During the school years 2014-2015 and 2015-2016, 1728 students aged 10-12 years (5th and 6th grade), from 5 Greek cities (including Athens metropolitan area), were enrolled; nearly 45% were boys (participation rate varied from 95% to 100% from school to school)...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Mahboubeh Valiani, Masoumeh Azimi, Zahra Mohebbi Dehnavi, Soheila Mohammadi, Masoume Pirhadi
INTRODUCTION: Pain is a common phenomenon and an inevitable part of the labor process. Labor pain is one of the most severe pains. Auriculotherapy is one of the nonpharmacological aspects of relieving pain, reduces the intensity of pain, and improves its compatibility. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of auriculotherapy on labor pain in primiparous women. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This clinical trial was performed on 84 pregnant women aged between 18 and 35 years, who referred to Isfahan Shahid Beheshti Hospital in 2017...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Mojdeh Rahmanian, Mohsen Hojat, Mojtaba Zeini Jahromi, Abdolahad Nabiolahi
INTRODUCTION: An important construct to consider within diabetes management and the changing landscape of diabetes therapies is self-efficacy. Self-efficacy research holds the potential to inform and assist the diabetes team as well as patients with type 1 diabetes. METHODS: In this descriptive-correlation study, 200 adolescents with type 1 diabetes were enrolled. To measure spiritual intelligence, the 24-question Spiritual Intelligence Self-Report Inventory questionnaire and to measure self-efficacy of diabetes, the Self-efficacy Questionnaire (8 questions) were used...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Tanikonda Rambabu, Suneetha Koneru
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: The aim and objective of this study was to sort out the reasons for use and nonuse of dental services among people visiting a private dental hospital in urban India. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A descriptive cross-sectional study was carried out on 1800 people, aged 18-65 years, visiting a multispecialty dental hospital in urban India. A self-administered questionnaire was used to collect data about the history of dental visits and reasons for use and nonuse of dental services...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Nahid Aghaei, Hesam Seyedin, Hormoz Sanaeinasab
INTRODUCTION: For many years, numerous researches and risk reduction activists have emphasized the importance of public awareness and education for disaster risk reduction (DRR). These needs, due to human natural manipulation, have increased. The present study was aimed to assess and determine the evidence on the strategies for education of DRR. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This study was a systematic review of publications and gray literatures regarding to strategies for education of DRR conducted in December 2016...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Mohammadreza Modaresi, Ali Pourvali, Gholamreza Azizi, Reza Rezaee Taher, Tina Alinia, Mohsen Reisi
BACKGROUND: Some evidence suggests that childhood croup could be associated with increased incidence of adulthood bronchial reactivity, but its significance is uncertain. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the long-term outcome of early life croup. PATIENTS AND METHODS: This case-control study was conducted in 2010-2012 in Isfahan, Iran. The case group consisted of 164 adolescents with a history of severe croup in early life and an equal number of healthy controls without any history of croup or other chronic or recurrent respiratory diseases...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
F Susheela, Narayana Goruntla, Pradeep Kumar Bhupalam, K V Veerabhadrappa, Bogireddy Sahithi, S M G Ishrar
INTRODUCTION: Responsible self-medication plays a vital role in appropriate use of nonprescription drugs which will improve safety and reduces unwanted effects of drugs. AIM: This study is designed to assess knowledge, attitude, and practice (KAP) toward responsible self-medication among pharmacy students. SETTINGS AND DESIGN: A cross-sectional survey was conducted in pharmacy students of various colleges located in Anantapur district, Andhra Pradesh, India...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Malihe Foruoghi, Mahrokh Keshvari, Saeeid Sadeghi, Parvaneh Abazari
INTRODUCTION: The purpose of this study was to determine the status of observance of structural standards in rehabilitation centers and nursing homes. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This cross-sectional descriptive study was carried out on 12 centers of the nursing homes of Isfahan city during 2016-2017. The tool was a check. To complete the checklist, the direct observation of the environment and the review of existing documents were used. Data were analyzed by descriptive statistics and frequency distribution...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Indranil Saha, Kamirul Islam, Bobby Paul, Tapas Kumar Som
Tobacco use causes many diseases irrespective of age and sex. More the addiction, more is the occurrence of morbidity in terms of frequency and severity. This community-based study was conducted to find out any relationship between the morbidity associated with tobacco use and nicotine dependence. In an urban slum - Alamganj, district Burdwan, West Bengal, India, from January to October 2012 among 128 current adult tobacco users using Fagerström test for nicotine dependence (FTND) questionnaire. Tobacco users were maximally suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) (27...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Mahboubeh Taebi, Somayeh Abdolahian, Gity Ozgoli, Abas Ebadi, Nourossadat Kariman
BACKGROUND: Menopause and its complications could disturb the sense of well-being and health and affect the quality of life. The present study was performed to review the conducted interventional study related to the quality of life in menopausal women in Iran. METHODS: In the present systematic review, to achieve the intended studies, Iranian Registry for Clinical Trials and Magiran, SID, Google Scholar, Scopus, PubMed, Proquest, ScienceDirect, and Web of Science databases were searched using: menopause" and "quality of life" keywords without any time limitations...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Jenan M Al-Rifaai, Aneesa M Al Haddad, Jafar A Qasem
BACKGROUND: Most infectious diseases result from a lack of knowledge and poor personal hygiene. Hand hygiene, in particular, is one of the most common means by which pathogens are transmitted. The aim of this study was to determine college student's knowledge and awareness of personal hygiene in Kuwait. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A multi-dimensional health assessment approach was followed using a self-administered questionnaire that was distributed among students of two colleges (the College of Nursing and the College of Health Sciences)...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Zahra Sadat Mousavi, Soheila Ehsanpour, Ashraf Kazemi
INTRODUCTION: Health needs a lifestyle upgrade. Lifestyle is important because it affects the quality of life and the diseases' prevention. This study aimed to investigate the lifestyle and its relationship with health-care value of mid-aged women. METHODS: This descriptive-analytic study was conducted on 287 middle-aged women in Isfahan in 2016. Samples were randomly selected among the centers as well as from those referring to comprehensive urban health centers...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Ayesha Ahmed, Ibrahim Zahid, Zoya Fatima R Ladiwala, Rija Sheikh, Amjad S Memon
BACKGROUND: Breast cancer is a leading cause of deaths worldwide. In Pakistan, one in every nine women develops breast cancer some time in her life. This high incidence of breast cancer and the poor socioeconomic conditions of Pakistan make breast self-examination (BSE) the best tool for the prevention and early diagnosis of breast cancer. Therefore, the aim of the study was to assess the knowledge, attitude, and practice of BSE among female college students of Karachi, Pakistan. METHODS: A cross-sectional study was conducted on 1000 students from June to December 2016...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
Fahimeh Rabbanikhah, Reza Moradi, Elaheh Mazaheri, Sara Shahbazi, Loghman Barzegar, Ali Kazemi Karyani
BACKGROUND: Proper distribution of general practitioners (GPs) is one of the challenges in all health systems. This study aimed to investigate geographical distribution of GPs in public health sector in Iran between 2010 and 2016. METHODS: The study is a descriptive-cross-sectional study. The population of provinces was extracted from Iran's National Statistic Center, while information on GPs was gathered from deputy of statistic and information technology in Ministry of Health and Medical Education...
2018: Journal of Education and Health Promotion
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