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Jun 20, 2023Open    Access

Physicians’ Practices toward Thyroid Nodules: Experience of the City of Casablanca, Morocco

Hajar Tabiti, Amal Guensi, Karima Bendahhou
Thyroid nodules (TN) are very frequent, with up to 8% of adults having palpable nodules and by using ultrasound we can detect up to 10 times more nodules (Yeung & Serpell, 2008) [1]. In the absence of any guidelines for thyroid nodule management in Morocco, our study aims to describe physicians’ practices in the Greater Casablanca Region regarding thyroid nodules. We conducted a descriptive cross-sectional study using a questionnaire issued to doctors who practice in the Greater Casablanca R...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1110143


Jun 01, 2023Open    Access

Exploring the Knowledge of Meningitis and Treatment Preference of Residents of Kete-Krachi in the Oti Region of Ghana

Akosua Bonsu Karikari, Akua Afriyie Karikari, Nana Afia Karikari
Despite the availability of antibiotics, meningitis continues to cause significant morbidity and mortality worldwide, especially in the meningitis belt of Africa. In Ghana, the mortality rate ranges from 36% to 50%. This study sought to find out the knowledge level of the people of Kete-Krachi, on the causes, mode of transmission, signs, and symptoms of meningitis. Again, it looked at the prevailing environmental conditions in the community, the treatment preference of the people in the event of...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1110199


Jun 24, 2022Open    Access

Anthropology and One Health: A Transdisciplinary Approach to Understanding Diseases Emergence

Carmelo Ortega, Jorge Ortega, Mari Carmen Simón
“One Health” is a holistic vision of health based on its study and management under a transdisciplinary approach of different sciences. While health is understood as the result of a balance between a set of factors that affect the interface human-animal-environment, the disease is the result of an imbalanced interface on which human activities are determinant. Health promotion and disease prevention strategies should be based on understanding the human role in this interface at the population le...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1108756


Apr 28, 2022Open    Access

Risk Factors for Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders among Nurses in Kakamega County Kenya

Micky Olutende, Issah W. Kweyui, Maximilla Wanzala, Elizabeth Mse
Work related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMSDs) are injuries affecting the connective tissues of the body. They are leading causes of occupational injury and disability in the world. In Kenya, nurses are exposed to work-related musculoskeletal disorders because of long hours of static work with awkward postures, heavy load lifting and repetitive movement. The objective of the study was to investigate the risk factors for work-related musculoskeletal disorders among nurses in Kakamega county. The...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1108564


Feb 28, 2022Open    Access

Prevalence and Associated Factors with Anxiety and Depression in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in a Moroccan Region

Ibtissam El Harch, Soumaya Benmaamar, Naoual Oubelkacem, Reda Jennane, Bineta Jho Diagne, Moncef Maiouak, Imad Chakri, Mohammed Omari, Nada Otmani, Mohamed Amine Berraho, Samira El Fakir, Rhizlane Berrady, Nabil Tachfouti
Systemic lupus erythematosus is a chronic autoimmune disease affecting particularly women and is characterized by diverse symptomatology. the main objective of our work is to assess the risk of anxiety and depression and their associated factors in patients with this disease and this is within the framework of a cross-sectional study carried out in the internal medicine department of CHU Hassan II in Fez. Eligible patients were recruited, informed about the study and invited to participate in or...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1108394


Sep 26, 2021Open    Access

The Impact of Socioeconomic Variables Status on Bladder Cancer Treatment Outcomes during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Chamseddine Barki, Hanene Boussi Rahmouni, Salam Labidi
Social inequalities are concerning along the bladder cancer (BC) continuum especially within the malignancy outcomes and treatment effects and complications. Moreover, the COVID-19 crisis and its variants have uncovered major inequalities between communities and added more pressure on socioeconomic (SE) status along with the COVID-19-associated variants. Within this global situation, discerning the societal risk factors that render specific communities vulnerable is crucial to ensure more effect...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.8, 2021
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1107921


May 25, 2021Open    Access

Screening for Syphilis in Pregnant Women in Resource-Limited Environment: Which Approach Is Effective? Case Report

Raphael Byamungu Mugondozi, Gaspard Makambo Mohilo, Maurice Masoda Nyamalyongo
Syphilis in a pregnant woman keeps threatening the life of both the woman and her fetus at any time of pregnancy. While the control of this disease seemed to be effective around the 2000s in developed countries, its prevalence in pregnant women has risen all over the world especially in countries with limited resources. Although syphilis control in pregnant women would be part of the health policy of almost all the countries of sub-Saharan Africa, this opportunity is unfortunately not capitalize...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.8, 2021
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1107093


Apr 07, 2020Open    Access

Comparison of Antibacterial Efficacy of Locally Produced Alcohol Based Hand Sanitizer and Commonly Available Commercial Hand Sanitizer Used in Healthcare Facilities in Uganda

Tusabe Fred, Kasuswa Sophia, Ssegawa Alex, Busiinge Emmanuel, Lusheda Tom, Ampaire Lucas
Use of hand sanitizers has become a cornerstone in clinical practice for the prevention of disease transmission between practitioners and patients. There are a number of hand sanitizers sold on the Ugandan market with labels on their packages that claim that the hand sanitizer can kill 99.999% of germs and also there are hospitals that embarked on the local production of alcohol based hand sanitizer whose efficacy data are not locally available. Objective: To evaluate antibacterial efficacy of l...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.7, 2020
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1106221


Mar 20, 2020Open    Access

Health Literacy in Younger Age Groups: Health Care Perceptions: Informed People Will Be More Prepared People

Cecília Nunes, Cristina Vaz de Almeida, Célia Belim
Background: Young people and adolescents are increasingly using digital platforms for various purposes, including health aspects, which is not linear about whether they consider health information important or understand it. Objectives: Exploratory study with 51 individuals aged 17 to 25 years to ascertain their perception of health issues. Methodology: For this study, a 10-question questionnaire survey was elaborated and distributed online via the Facebook Social Network to 51 male and female a...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.7, 2020
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1106187


Apr 28, 2018Open    Access

The Exploration of Factors That Affect Travel Safety of Child Passengers

Kai Liu
There are few studies on the travel safety of child passenger in China. The study aims to describe the seating position and restraint practice of child passenger in China’s first-tier cities. The travel information on the children enrolled in 10 early education institutions, 15 kindergartens and 10 primary schools was randomly selected in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chongqing and Jinan in recent years. A total of 4900 parents we
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Open Access Library J.   Vol.5, 2018
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1104574


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