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F F Grossmann, R Bingisser, C H Nickel
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September 2017: American Journal of Emergency Medicine
Amare Deribew, Yohannes Hailemichael, Markos Tesfaye, Dejene Desalegn, Ajeme Wogi, Shallo Daba
BACKGROUND: The synergy between tuberculosis (TB) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) co-infection on perceived stigma is not well studied. The objective of this study was to assess the effect of TB/HIV co-infection on perceived stigma in selected hospitals of Oromiya region, Ethiopia. A cross sectional study was conducted from February to April, 2009 in Adama, Nekemet and Jimma Specialized hospitals. Data were collected by trained HIV counselors. A structured questionnaire which consisted of socio-demographic variables, clinical information, perceived stigma, and depression was used to collect the data FINDINGS: A total of 591 participants were included in the study of whom 124 (20...
2010: BMC Research Notes
A Ajem, A Slama, F B H Slama, T Mehjoub
This study determined the prevalence of inherited factor V Leiden mutation in a group of 128 thrombosis patients (102 with venous thrombosis and 26 with arterial thrombosis) attending a hospital in Sousse, Tunisia, and a control group of 100 with no history of thrombosis. Using an allele-specific PCR amplification technique, factor V Leiden was found in significantly more patients (20.3%) than controls (6.0%). The higher prevalence was significant in the subgroup of venous thrombosis patients but not in arterial thrombosis patients...
November 2009: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, la Revue de Santé de la Méditerranée Orientale
Amare Deribew, Markos Tesfaye, Yohannes Hailmichael, Nebiyu Negussu, Shallo Daba, Ajeme Wogi, Tefera Belachew, Ludwig Apers, Robert Colebunders
BACKGROUND: Very little is known about the quality of life of tuberculosis (TB) and HIV co-infected patients. In this study in Ethiopia, we compared the quality of life HIV positive patients with and without TB. METHODS: A cross sectional study was conducted from February to April, 2009 in selected hospitals in Oromiya Regional state, Ethiopia. The study population consisted of 467 HIV patients and 124 TB/HIV co-infected patients. Data on quality of life was collected by trained nurses through face to face interviews using the short Amharic version of the World Health Organization Quality of Life Instrument for HIV clients (WHOQOL HIV)...
2009: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes
R D Powers
As emergency medicine comes of age, it is interesting to examine the scientific nature of the specialty as reflected in the literature. Representative volumes of three emergency medicine journals were reviewed for number and type of article, institutional origin, article length, and number of authors. For Annals of Emergency Medicine, (AEM) volumes for 1975, 1980, and 1985 were studied. For The American Journal of Emergency Medicine (AJEM) and The Journal of Emergency Medicine (JEM), articles from the first 12 months of publication (1983 to 1984) and the complete 1986 issue were examined...
November 1988: American Journal of Emergency Medicine
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