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Kyung Eun Oh, Ae Ran Song, Sohyune R Sok
This study compared and examined the effects of aroma gargling, cold water gargling, and wet gauze application on thirst, halitosis, and sore throat in patients after spine surgery. A quasiexperimental pretest/posttest control group design was employed. Samples were total 70 patients (aroma gargling: 24 samples, cold gargling: 24 samples, and wet gauze: 22 samples) after spine surgery in K Hospital in Seoul, Korea. The aroma gargle solution as an experimental intervention was prepared by blending peppermint, tea tree, and lemon oils at a ratio of 1:2:2...
July 2017: Holistic Nursing Practice
Sompong Khamsarn, Yupin Nampoonsak, Supunnee Busamaro, Teerawit Tangkoskul, Chakkraphong Seenama, Pinyo Rattanaumpawan, Adhiratha Boonyasiri, Visanu Thamlikitkul
OBJECTIVE: To generate epidemiological information regarding antibiotic use and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in targeted communities for use by the Thailand AMR Containment and Prevention Program. MATERIAL AND METHOD: A survey of antibiotics sold by 215 grocery stores and retail shops located in the target communities was done by the local people who were instructed to purchase specified antibiotics and to present to such stores and shops with symptoms of sore throat, backache, common cold, acute diarrhea, inflamed uterus, and dysuria...
March 2016: Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand, Chotmaihet Thangphaet
Luz Claudio, Glory A Rivera, Olivia F Ramirez
BACKGROUND: Studies have assessed health in schoolchildren. Less is known about the environmental and occupational health of teachers. METHODS: A cross-sectional survey of teachers was conducted in 24 randomly selected public elementary schools. Questionnaire included sociodemographic information, healthcare, school conditions, and health outcomes. Chi-square and logistic regression were used to analyze bivariate relationships. Multivariable logistic regression model was created for each health outcome, adjusted for sex and smoking to calculate estimates of association (OR) for variables that were significant in bivariate analysis...
June 2016: Journal of School Health
N Burioka, K Takano, E Hoshino, H Suyama, S Saito, T Sasaki
The clinical utility of the newly developed pressure swing adsorption (PSA)-type oxygen concentrator with a membrane humidifier that does not require added water for humidification was evaluated in 13 patients with chronic pulmonary disease who were receiving long-term oxygen therapy. PaO2 and the relative humidity were measured when the patient breathed air and oxygen from the new device via a nasal cannula. After using the new concentrator for 5 h, the patients were asked whether they experienced dry nasal passages or a dry throat...
1997: Respiration; International Review of Thoracic Diseases
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