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Asit Kumar Sikary, Rajanikanta Swain, Shivani Dhaka, Sudhir K Gupta, Abhishek Yadav
In suicide pact, two or more victims mutually agree and execute to end their lives together by predetermined method, preferably by hanging, drowning, gunshot, or poisoning. The victims are usually spouses, lovers, or friends, and the reasons behind such steps are various. In this reported suicide pact, husband-wife duo jumped from the terrace of a 12-meter-high building with their wrist bound to each other. Although they jumped together, the injury patterns were completely different. The man landed on head sustaining mainly craniocerebral injuries, and the wife landed on feet sustaining long bone injuries...
September 19, 2016: Journal of Forensic Sciences
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Ms. L. is a 31-year-old female who presents to Dr. Impf, a neurosurgeon. Ms. L. has a more than 25-year history of iteratively worsening Tourette syndrome, characterized by severe motoric and postural tics and respiratory expression (grunting). Ms. L. is a rather shy, somewhat introverted woman who spends her time with her husband and a small group of friends, mostly watching cooking shows. Although she has been, and is generally, a good student, she describes her academic performance as "not stellar." Following years of unsuccessful attempts at pharmacological therapy, Ms...
October 2016: Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics: CQ: the International Journal of Healthcare Ethics Committees
Doris W Campbell, Jacquelyn C Campbell, Hossein N Yarandi, Annie Lewis O'Connor, Emily Dollar, Cheryl Killion, Elizabeth Sloand, Gloria B Callwood, Nicole M Cesar, Mona Hassan, Faye Gary
OBJECTIVES: Limited research following disasters suggests that internally displaced women are disproportionately vulnerable to violence and abuse. An interdisciplinary collaborative of researchers and practitioners in Haiti, the US Virgin Islands, and the US Mainland investigated gender-based violence (GBV) pre- and post-earthquake and health outcomes among Haitian women living in tent cities/camps following the 2010 earthquake. METHODS: A comparative descriptive correlational design using culturally sensitive and language appropriate computer-assisted interviews of 208 internally displaced women 2011-2013...
September 14, 2016: International Journal of Public Health
Jean Mullins, Donna Z Bliss, Sharon Rolnick, Casey Arntson Henre, Jody Jackson
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to examine barriers to communicating with healthcare professionals and health literacy about incontinence among different types of informal caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer disease (AD). DESIGN: Descriptive secondary analysis. SUBJECTS AND SETTING: The sample included 48 family/friend adult caregivers of individuals who had AD. Seventy-five percent were female; their mean age was 64 ± 14 years (mean ± SD)...
September 2016: Journal of Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing
Janne Lillelid Gjerde, Guri Rortveit, Mulu Muleta, Mulat Adefris, Astrid Blystad
INTRODUCTION: The objective of the study was to explore how women with symptomatic pelvic organ prolapse in a low-income setting explain, experience, and handle the potential practical and social consequences of the condition. METHODS: An explorative qualitative design was employed using in-depth interviews in the data collection. A total of 24 women with different degrees of symptomatic pelvic organ prolapse were included; 18 were recruited at the hospital and 6 from the community...
July 30, 2016: International Urogynecology Journal
A P Rathbone, A Todd, K Jamie, M Bonam, L Banks, A K Husband
BACKGROUND: Medicines non-adherence continues to be problematic in health care practice. After decades of research, few interventions have a robust evidence-based demonstrating their applicability to improve adherence. Phenomenology has a place within the health care research environment. OBJECTIVE: To explore patients' lived experiences of medicines adherence reported in the phenomenonologic literature. METHODS: A systematic literature search was conducted to identify peer-reviewed and published phenomenological investigations in adults that aimed to investigate patients' lived experiences of medicines adherence...
June 23, 2016: Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy: RSAP
Nadia Diamond-Smith, May Sudhinaraset, Jason Melo, Nirmala Murthy
BACKGROUND: a growing body of literature has highlighted the prevalence of mistreatment that women experience around the globe during childbirth, including verbal and physical abuse, neglect, lack of support, and disrespect. Much of this has been qualitative. Research around the world suggests that support during childbirth can improve health outcomes and behaviours, and improve experiences. Support can be instrumental, informational, or emotional, and can be provided by a variety of people including family (husbands, mothers) or health providers of various professional levels...
September 2016: Midwifery
Rajlaxmi Mundhra, Nilanchali Singh, Somya Kaushik, Anita Mendiratta
OBJECTIVE: To determine the prevalence of various types of domestic violence and to find out the impact of intimate partner violence (IPV) on adoption of contraceptive measures among the women who are victim to this. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This questionnaire-based, cross-sectional study was conducted in the department of obstetrics and gynecology of a tertiary care hospital in Delhi. Four hundred and one postpartum females were randomly selected over a period of 5 months and were questioned about their age, parity, educational status, occupation, husband's education, monthly family income, and, if present, IPV in detail...
July 2016: Indian Journal of Community Medicine
Parvin Shahry, Sharareh R Niakan Kalhori, Azar Esfandiyari, Feresteh Zamani-Alavijeh
BACKGROUND: Unwanted pregnancy induces adverse attitudes regarding pregnancy which is a natural event by increasing mental and socio-economic difficulties. Insufficient maternal care and low adjustment to parental role are known as consequences of unwanted pregnancy. Perceived social support and self-efficacy in pregnancy influence health related behaviors and may play a crucial role in adaptation to pregnancy; this study was conducted to examine and compare the self-efficacy and social support among two groups of women with wanted and unwanted pregnancy...
April 2016: International Journal of Community Based Nursing and Midwifery
Samjhana Gurung, Jeevan Acharya
OBJECTIVES: This study aims to determine prevalence of gender-based violence among pregnant women attending an antenatal care (ANC) clinic. METHODS: Between September 2014 and December 2014, a cross-sectional study was conducted among 202 pregnant women attending the antenatal ward of the Primary Healthcare Centre (PHC) of Syangja district, Nepal. The data were collected using semistructure questionnaires with face-to-face interviews. SPSS software (IBM Corp, Armonk, NY, USA) was used for analysis the data...
April 2016: Osong Public Health and Research Perspectives
Yasir Bin Nisar, Brekhna Aurangzeb, Michael J Dibley, Ashraful Alam
BACKGROUND: World Health Organisation recommends that pregnant women with no complications should visit a healthcare provider at least four times to receive sufficient antenatal care services. In Pakistan only 37% of women reported to have had four or more antenatal care visits during their last pregnancy. This study aimed to explore facilitators and barriers to use of antenatal care services in rural and urban communities of two selected districts in Pakistan. METHODS: Qualitative explorative study using in-depth interviews with currently pregnant women, lady health workers and doctors providing antenatal care services, and focus group discussion with women who had a child aged 5 years or younger, was conducted in a rural community in the district Swabi and in a tertiary care hospital in urban Islamabad in Pakistan...
2016: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
Theodore K Gideonse
After being arrested for violating a restraining order against his husband, on November 24, 2013, Yale professor Samuel See died while in lockup at the Union Avenue Detention Center in New Haven, Connecticut. The death received media attention around the world, with readers arguing online about whether See's death was caused by police misconduct, as his friends and colleagues charged in interviews and during a well-publicised march and protest. When an autopsy revealed that he had died from a methamphetamine-induced heart attack, online commentary changed dramatically, with See's many supporters rhetorically abandoning him and others describing him as a stereotype of the gay meth addict who deserved his fate...
February 2016: International Journal on Drug Policy
William S Kisaalita, Abia Katimbo, Edison J Sempiira, Dana J Mugisa
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to highlight the importance of culture in sustainable, labor-saving solutions design for women in low-resource settings. BACKGROUND: One of the reasons behind the gender asset gap among Sub-Saharan African women is the higher labor burden these women face, making it difficult for them to produce for the home and markets. Hand tools are the simplest form and therefore the best first step to address this problem. But designing women-friendly (sustainable) hand tools calls for better understanding of the low-resource settings where these women reside...
February 2016: Human Factors
Turki A Alzahrani, Bahaa A Abaalkhail, Iman K Ramadan
OBJECTIVES: To estimate the prevalence of intimate partner violence (IPV) among female patients, age 18-60 years, attending primary health care centers (PHCCs) and to measure its determinants, and reporting behavior. METHODS: A cross-sectional study design using validated, translated, and self-administered questionnaire among 497 Saudi female patients attending PHCCs in Taif, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) from January to February 2015 was employed. A 2-stage probability sampling was adopted for selection of PHCCs in the first stage, and then participants in the second stage...
January 2016: Saudi Medical Journal
T Japaridze, J Kristesashvili, P Imnadze
Along with socio-economic, cultural-traditional and other factors reliability of sources of information have an important influence on contraception use decision-making. The aims of study were to determine the significant sources of information about contraceptive methods and their influence on contraception use in Georgia. Secondary data analysis of women reproductive health survey 2010 was done. Descriptive statistics and multinomial logistic regression was used to establish statistically significant association of reliable sources of information with contraceptive methods use for selected group of women (n=4487)...
November 2015: Georgian Medical News
Deepanjali Behera, Shalini Bharat, Nilesh Chandrakant Gawde
OBJECTIVE: To explore the context, experiences and pathways of seeking abortion care among married women in a minority dominated urban slum community in Mumbai city of India. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A mixed-method study was conducted using a systematic random sampling method to select 282 respondents from the slum community. One fifth of these womenreported undergoing at least one induced abortion over past five years. A quantitative survey was conducted among these women (n = 57) using structured face-to-face interviews...
September 2015: Journal of Family & Reproductive Health
Desmond Fonn, H Dwight Cavanagh
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September 2015: Eye & Contact Lens
Cephas Sialubanje, Karlijn Massar, Davidson H Hamer, Robert A C Ruiter
BACKGROUND: Despite the policy change stopping traditional birth attendants (TBAs) from conducting deliveries at home and encouraging all women to give birth at the clinic under skilled care, many women still give birth at home and TBAs are essential providers of obstetric care in rural Zambia. The main reasons for pregnant women's preference for TBAs are not well understood. This qualitative study aimed to identify reasons motivating women to giving birth at home and seek the help of TBAs...
2015: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
Patricia M Rowe
This article describes some of the personal life of M. Philip Bryden, and how it interacted with his professional and scholarly achievements.
August 24, 2015: Laterality
Euphemia L Sibanda, Sarah Bernays, Ian V D Weller, James G Hakim, Frances M Cowan
BACKGROUND: Implementation of cotrimoxazole prophylaxis (CTX-p) among HIV-exposed infants (HEI) is poor in southern Africa. We conducted a study to investigate barriers to delivery of CTX-p to HEI in Zimbabwe at each step of the care cascade. Here we report findings of the qualitative component designed to investigate issues related to adherence conducted among women identified as HIV positive whose babies were started on CTX-p postnatally. Of note, Zimbabwe also provided nevirapine prophylaxis for HIV exposed babies, so the majority were giving nevirapine and CTX-p to their babies...
2015: BMC Public Health
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