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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


Mar 20, 2020Open    AccessArticle

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


Dec 12, 2019Open    AccessArticle

Initiating a Pro-Active Care Modality Paradigm to Vulnerable Populations: Utilizing the Patient-Centered Medical Home Model for Incarcerated Male Inmates with Asthma

Matt L. Pimentel
Incarcerated male inmates in the California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation (CDCR) have poorer outcomes of management of chronic care conditions such as asthma, hypertension, and diabetes than the rest of the general population. The aim of this program is to promote healthy measurable outcomes of inmates with asthma at the Correctional Training Facility, Soledad, one of the 33 facilities that constitute CDCR. Inmate
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Open Access Library J. Vol.6, 2019
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1105939


Nov 26, 2019Open    AccessArticle

Universal Access to Malaria Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment as a Strategy toward Disease Control and Elimination: A Critical Look at Northeastern Nigeria

Abdullahi Saddiq, Jalal-Eddeen Abubakar Saleh, Alemu Wondimagegnehu, Rex Mpazanje, Bala Mohammed Audu
Background: As early as 2008 there was a call by the United Nations Secretary General to halt malaria death by ensuring universal coverage of malaria inter-ventions to be attained by 2010. This was echoed by the World Health Assem-bly in 2015 by adopting the Global Technical Strategy or malaria 2016-2030 with universal access to malaria prevention, diagnosis and treatment as one of its three pillars. This study had a critical look
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Open Access Library J. Vol.6, 2019
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1105659


Nov 08, 2019Open    AccessArticle

The Support Needs of Nurses Caring for TB Patients at Tshilidzini Hospital in Limpopo Province, South Africa

Hulisani Matakanye, Augustine Kwame Tugli, Dorah Ursula Ramathuba
Tuberculosis (TB) is a disease which is caused by a relatively large, non-motile, rod-shaped pathogen called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. TB is a major cause of illness and death worldwide, especially in Asia and Africa. Despite the fact that TB is a curable illness, the tragedy is that TB remains the biggest killer in the world as a single pathogen. The purpose of this study was to describe the support needs of nurses caring for T
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Open Access Library J. Vol.6, 2019
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1105862


Oct 31, 2019Open    AccessArticle

Risk Perception of Paracetamol Use among Undergraduate Students of University of Jos

Theophilus Monday Ejeikwu, Winna Folashade
The literature is replete with studies on prevalence of paracetamol abuse; however, a paucity of literature on risk perception of paracetamol use es-pecially in Nigeria was discovered by the researcher. This study describes the risk perception of paracetamol use among undergraduate students of the University of Jos, Plateau state, Nigeria. A descriptive research design was used in this study. Recruitment was done by simple random
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Open Access Library J. Vol.6, 2019
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1105810


Sep 30, 2019Open    AccessArticle

Case Report-Huge Lipoma in the Right Groin

Abdulla Mohammed Megally, M. A. Al-Katta, Z. A. Mejalli, Hadi Mohammed Mujlli
Lipoma is the most common soft tissue tumor, considered the universal tumor in the body. The differential diagnosis of a lipoma in the groin will include groin hernias, safina varex, lymphadenopathy, hydrocele and sarcoma. Due to the similarity of clinical symptoms and signs, the differentiation between inguinal, femoral hernias and groin lipoma is difficult. To avoid the high risk of intraoperative complica
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Open Access Library J. Vol.6, 2019
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1105714


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