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Jan 28, 2021Open    AccessArticle

Problems and Countermeasures of Medical-Nursing Integrated Services in Chongqing’s Private Pension Agencies: A Qualitative Study

Xue Du, Wenxia Li, Qian Peng, Lijun Wang, Jun Ma
Background: The integration of medical and nursing has been gradually carried out in recent years, but the weak family pension and insufficient community pension at this stage are not enough to support the integration of medical and nursing in China. Therefore, it is of great significance to improve medical-nursing integrated services in pension agencies by investigating their current status. Objective: To explore the main problems of medical-nursing integrated ...
Open Access Library J. Vol.8, 2021
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1107127


Oct 30, 2020Open    AccessArticle

Obesity Prevention and Management across the Lifespan

Christy Barnhart
Obesity is a disease that can be prevented or managed for individuals across the lifespan. Individuals can modify diet and increase physical activity to improve health outcomes and improve quality of life. Individuals who use these modification strategies to improve health can further prevent other chronic illnesses affiliated with obesity from occurring. The alternative to being proactive or reactive to obesity prevention or management would be the development of associated chronic illnesses, w...
Open Access Library J. Vol.7, 2020
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1106733


Sep 30, 2020Open    AccessArticle

Rate and Associated Factors of Discontinuation of Anti-Tuberculosis Treatment in Patients with Pulmonary Tuberculosis at Positive Microscopy in the City of Mbuji Mayi, DR Congo—Case of the HDTC of Muya and Lubilanji Health Zones

André Kazadi Mukendi, Jean Christophe Bukasa Tshilonda, Jean René Mukendi Mukendi, Robert Ntumba Cilumba, André Kabamba Mutombo, Marcel Kazadi Nsenda, Stany Wembonyama Okitotsho
Introduction: the objective of this work was to contribute to the improvement of the management of tuberculosis and to the reduction of the rate of abandonment of the anti-tuberculosis treatment by the determination of the associated factors in the city of Mbuji-Mayi. Method: the study is quantitative, it is kind of descriptive correlational. The sample is non-probabilistic of the accidental type, the size of which is 36 subjects. Results: 1) About the rate of discontinuation of anti-tuberculosi...
Open Access Library J. Vol.7, 2020
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1106704


Sep 29, 2020Open    AccessArticle

Oversight Role of the WHO Independent Monitoring of the 2018-19 LLINs Replacement Campaign in Nigeria

Jalal-Eddeen Abubakar Saleh, Rex Mpazanje, Lynda Ozor, Abdullahi Saddiq, Seye Babatunde, Ini Nglass, Edwin Edeh, Moses Onoh, Nura Shuaib
The World Health Organisation (WHO) independent monitoring report (IMR) for the Long-lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLINs) replacement campaign in Nigeria aims to ensure the campaigns met the minimum WHO standard through monitoring and guiding of the processs to achieve universal LLIN coverage and stop malaria transmission. The concept of an independent monitoring report was an innovation from the Independent Monitoring Board report of the Polio Elimination Programme. The independent monitoring repo...
Open Access Library J. Vol.7, 2020
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1106640


Aug 07, 2020Open    AccessArticle

Comparative Study on the Use of Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics in Three Different Psychiatric Treatment Facilities in Saskatchewan, Canada

Olajide O. Adelugba, Inam U. Haq, Mansfield Mela, Deqiang Gu, Olubankole Obikoya, Laura Garratt
This study examined the prevalence of Long Acting Injectable (LAI) antipsychotics prescription and explored the nature and scope of such prescriptions in the context of polypharmacy in three major psychiatric treatment facilities in Saskatchewan, Canada. A cross-sectional study approach was used to collect data on LAI antipsychotics prescription details and de-identified demographics on all patients on admission on a specified date at the three study sites. Despite the availability of second gen...
Open Access Library J. Vol.7, 2020
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1106530


Jul 27, 2020Open    AccessArticle

Nutrition Intervention, Oral Supplementation and Healing of Leg Ulcer in Adult with Sickle Cell Disease: A Rare Case Report

Débora Frauches, Julia da Silva Goncalves dos Santos, Renata Lanziani, águeda Glória Sabino de Matos, André Baima, Ana Maria Mach Queiroz, Eleonora D’ávila Thomé, Karen Cordovil
Leg ulcers (LU) are one of the most frequent complications in individuals with sickle cell disease (SCD). Old reports and unofficial documents found at the Nutrition Outpatient Clinic in a reference center for hematological diseases (NOC/RCHD) describe the use of oral supplement (OS) hypercaloric, hyper protein and arginine-rich (OS/HHA) for the healing of leg ulcers. The aim is to describe a rare case of a patient with sickle cell disease and leg ulcer submitted a dietetics orientations and int...
Open Access Library J. Vol.7, 2020
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1106478


Jul 06, 2020Open    AccessArticle

Fear from Childbirth among Pregnant Women

Elsayda Hamdy Nasr, Nada Alshehri, Mariam Awad Almutairi, Fathia Mahmoud AbdElmenim
Background: Pregnancy and childbirth are a long time journey associated with physiological and psychological changes that may cause positive or negative impact on the woman’s life, the baby, and her family. Fear of childbirth is one of the most factors that affect directly or indirectly on labor Process. Aim: Aim of the study was to; measure the level of fear from childbirth among pregnant women in Port Said city. Subjects and Methods: A descriptive study design was used to conduct the study at ...
Open Access Library J. Vol.7, 2020
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1106427


May 27, 2020Open    AccessArticle

Humor Is Important in Healthcare Relationship? —The Perceptions of Doctors and Nurses

Cristina Vaz de Almeida, Cecília Nunes
It has been empirically demonstrated that humor can positively affect psychological and physical well-being, and that sense of humor is a major component of high-hope individuals . Sharing humor contributes to feelings of togetherness, closeness, and friendship and promotes positive communication in prevention, perception, and perspective of results. To assess the perception of health professionals about the use of communication competences, among which, the use of humor in the therapeutic relat...
Open Access Library J. Vol.7, 2020
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1106372


May 26, 2020Open    AccessArticle

Knowledge and Determinants of Mother Kangaroo Care (MKC) at the Hospital Environment of Lubumbashi in DR Congo: About a Survey Carried out at Jason Sendwe Hospital

Sangwa Sinanduku Judith, Abdala Kingwengwe Aimé, Moma Franck, Tamubango Kitoko Herman, Kanteng A Wakamb Gray, Mutombo Kabamba André, Luboya Numbi Oscar, Wembonyama Okitotsho Stanis
The poor heat chain observed in developing countries remains an important risk factor for premature death. Mother Kangaroo care (MKC) presents itself as an efficient alternative for the improvement of the conditions for raising premature babies to a poorly equipped area. The objective of this study was to determine the level of knowledge of the MKC and to identify the factors influencing said knowledge. This was a qualitative survey-type study that involved 50 people met in the pediatrics depart...
Open Access Library J. Vol.7, 2020
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1106360


Apr 14, 2020Open    AccessArticle

Perceive of Nursing Students about Licentiate Disciplines

Ana Carolina Silva Goncalves, Ana Laura Linhares de Oliveira, Isabella Cabral dos Santos, Kamila Silva de Miranda, Liessa Aparecida Vaz, Thayna Martins Goncalves, Omar Pereira de Almeida Neto
Introduction: Undergraduate Nursing Courses have trying to prepare nurses to act as teachers in various teaching scenarios, despite still gaps in the student’s understanding. Objectives: To report the experience and evaluate the perceptions of undergraduate nursing students in relation to the disciplines of integrated project of educational practices I (PIPE I) and Interdisciplinary Project I (PROINTER I). Methods: Descriptive and quantitative study. Nursing students were recruited to answer a q...
Open Access Library J. Vol.7, 2020
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1106270


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