Mar 31, 2023Open Access
Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is an advanced service available in hospitals for potentially recoverable patients who have acute life-threatening single or multiple organ system failure due to disease or injury. The aim of this study is to explore the characteristics of adult ICU patients at a university Hospital in Bangladesh. A descriptive study design was carried out to conduct this study. Data were collected from 112 conveniently selected ICU patients, by observing their medical documents and int...
Aug 11, 2021Open Access
Introduction: Food contamination with microorganisms can occur at any stage of the process, from food production to consumption, and can be the result of environmental contamination. This study was carried out in order to identify the microorganisms forming the flora and to determine the level of microbial contamination of the internal surfaces of devices in the cold chain of butcher shops. Method: This is a comparative cross-sectional descriptive study of 30 internal surfaces of ten devices in ...
Jun 24, 2021Open Access
The objective of this study is to determine the prevalence of dietary supplement (DS) consumption by students, their perception of it during Covid 19 confinement, as well as the factors associated with it. A cross-sectional descriptive study was carried out online with a questionnaire, with a population of 350 students from Casablanca (Morocco), from March to May, 2020. The consumption pattern of DS, socio-demographic characteristics and lifestyle were collected. The association between the diff...
Jul 27, 2020Open Access
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...
Feb 04, 2020Open Access
The white bean represents the most important nutrition legume in many coun-tries in the world, including Kosovo. It has high protein, dietary fibers and mineral content and it is mainly used in the form of cooked food. This paper has the objective to review the parameters of rheological properties, qualitative properties and nutrition values of the bread produced by adding various per-centages of the flour obtained from white bean. The results from rheological
Dec 03, 2019Open Access
Extract of Stevia leaf of rebaudiana Bert has a content that is easily oxidized by the presence of light and heating so it is not stable during storage. A microencapsulation process is carried out which aims to protect the contents in the extract. This study aims to determine the effect of storage temperature on the physical stability of the microencapsulation of Stevia leaf of rebaudiana Bert with a combination of encap
May 10, 2019Open Access
Objectives: There is currently no data on the prevalence of obesity and li-pid profile as well as nutrition and food intake of elementary schoolchildren in Bandar Lampung city. Therefore, the aim of this study was to investigate obesity prevalence and dyslipidemia in children. Design, setting, and participants: Cross-sectional study on grade 4 school children in Bandar Lampung Indonesia (n = 392). Outcome meas
Nov 01, 2018Open Access
Introduction: Bad eating habits can have serious impact on oral health. Objec-tives: To study the impact of eating habits and dental hygiene practices on the dental status of students. Methods: Cross-sectional study of 400 students aged 17 and more, from the Ben M’Sik Sciences Faculty. A questionnaire on the so-cio-economic level of the parents, the eating habits, the means of hygiene and the oral health status has been filled in
Jul 13, 2018Open Access
Visceral fat is technically the excess accumulation
of intra-abdominal adipose tissue. This type of fat is stored further underneath
the skin than subcutaneous fat and it’s actually wrapped around major organs,
including liver, pancreas and kidneys. Studies have shown that visceral fat
plays a distinctive and potentially dangerous role affecting hormones function
and it is also associated with
Apr 26, 2018Open Access
The growing fast food sector in the Ghanaian economy
offers easy access to inexpensive food as well as new job opportunities for
urban residents. While this development is positive in many ways, it also
presents new public health challenges for the urban population. Maintaining
safe food at the street level is a major concern to food control officers since
outbreaks of most diarrheal diseases have
been linked to stree