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    Association between persistent high costs and chronic physical, mental and disability-related health conditions among community-dwelling Medicare-Medicaid dually eligible enrollees

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    Published On: December 13, 2018 | Pages: 080 - 087

    Author(s): Lirong Zhao* Karyn Kai Anderson and Gerald Riley
    Background: The 11.4 million Americans who receive both Medicare and Medicaid benefits constitute one of the nation’s most vulnerable and costly populations. Objectives: We examine the relationship between persistently high costs (PHC) and physical, mental, and disability-related conditions among community-dwelling dully eligible enrollees. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    My own patient experience: Learning to walk again like a baby

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-5479.000042

    Published On: November 24, 2018 | Pages: 078 - 079

    Author(s): Birgul Ozcirpici*
    I had a left monoparalysis during a holiday abroad in July 2005. This narrative shares my experience of getting ill in a foreign country, how it is difficult to describe your troubles and, how little is known about the long recovery period of paralysis by physicans. My experience showed me that being a patient was so far from being a doctor. Social support is very imp ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    The Partogram: Knowledge, Attitude and Use by Healthcare Providers at Two Hospitals in the South West Region of Cameroon

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    Published On: October 29, 2018 | Pages: 073 - 077

    Author(s): Fobellah N Nyiawung, Elvis T Amin*, Johnson A Fondungallah, Thomas O Egbe
    Background: The use of the partogram is critical in preventing maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality. Our main objective was to assess the use of the partogram among healthcare providers at the Limbe Regional (L.R) and Bota District (B.D) hospitals. Specifically, we sought to determine the knowledge on the partogram among healthcare providers, determine the p ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Women with osteoporosis present Their quality of life: Three cases from Vlore, Albania

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    Published On: October 29, 2018 | Pages: 069 - 072

    Author(s): Fatjona Kamberi*, Yllka Stramarko, Brunilda Subashi and Glodiana Sinanaj
    Aim: Osteoporosis is a disease characterized by low bone mass and micro-architectural deterioration of bone tissue, with a consequent increase in bone fragility and increase to fracture risk. Around the world, up to one in three women and one in fi ve men are at risk of an osteoporotic fracture. Osteoporosis can be prevented and managed with healthy and balanced di ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    How to induce, generate and control Immunological Anomalies in humans?

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-5479.000039

    Published On: September 19, 2018 | Pages: 051 - 068

    Author(s): Philip Ifesinachi Anochie*, Godwin Okeke Kalu, Mfon Itoro- Obong Akpan, Augustine Ajogwu, Anthony Chidiebere Onyeozirila and Edwina Chinwe Onyeneke
    This review unravels the details of the immunological properties underlying the inducement, generation and control of immunological errors, the antigenic changes in the cells themselves, and the extent and activities of the immune response arising as a result of these changes. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Antipsychotic Drug Therapies: Matching primary care practice to clinical challenges

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-5479.000038

    Published On: August 28, 2018 | Pages: 047 - 050

    Author(s): Patricia R Hebert, Stuart Goldman, Joanna Drowos and Charles H Hennekens*
    Primary health care providers prescribe over 50 percent of drug therapies for patients with mental health issues in the United States. Nonetheless, primary health care providers tend to be reluctant to prescribe antipsychotic drug therapies despite their widespread availability and favorable benefit-to-risk ratio. This may be due, at least in part, to appropriate conc ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Comparative study for efficacy of termination in first trimester pregnancy using Misoprostol and Mifepristone

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-5479.000037

    Published On: August 22, 2018 | Pages: 038 - 046

    Author(s): Georgi Stanulov, Xanthi Anthoulaki, Dorelia Deuteraiou, Anna Chalkidou, Grigorios Trypsianis, Werner Rath, Roland Csorba, Georgios Galazios and Panagiotis Tsikouras*
    Background: The best method for medical abortion depends fundamentally on pregnancy duration and the final result varies on medical stuff’s experience. The aim of this study pertained to investigate the effectiveness of medical abortion using misoprostol, mifepristone or the combination of them. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    How to control the Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS dual epidemic

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-5479.000036

    Published On: July 11, 2018 | Pages: 026 - 037

    Author(s): Philip Ifesinachi Anochie*, Augustine Ajogwu, Godwin Okeke Kalu, Mfon Itoro- Obong Akpan, Edwina Chinwe Onyeneke and Anthony Chidiebere Onyeozirila
    This review contains the novel approaches and innovations on how to control the Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS dual epidemics. AIDS kills more than 8000 people every day worldwide. More than 5000 people die from TB every day. HIV-positive people can easily be screened for TB; if they are infected, they can be given prophylactic treatment to prevent development of the dis ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    The Effects of a Home-Based Intervention for Young Children with Developmental Delays in Vietnam: 6-Month Follow-Up Results

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-5479.000035

    Published On: June 09, 2018 | Pages: 017 - 025

    Author(s): Jin Y Shin*, Son Nguyen Duc, Michael Accardo and Charles Dill
    We assessed the long-term effi cacy of a home-based intervention program for young children (n = 46, ages ranging from 3 to 6 years) with developmental delays in Vietnam. The current paper reports on the six-month follow-up evaluation of the children after their six-month intervention ended. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Prevalence of Hypertension among adults aged 40 years and above in Ahiazu Mbaise, Imo State, Nigeria

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-5479.000034

    Published On: May 15, 2018 | Pages: 013 - 016

    Author(s): Ebirim CIC*, Udujih OG, Dozie UW, Agbaka CA, Orji SM, and Anaele CC
    Introduction: This study was aimed at determining the prevalence of hypertension among adults aged 40 years and above in a rural Nigerian Population. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Uterine Cervical Cancer Prevention in Eritrea: Development and Results of a Pilot Project

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-5479.000033

    Published On: January 17, 2018 | Pages: 008 - 012

    Author(s): Massimo Rugge*, F.A.C.G, Michele Cosentino, Kebreab Mehari WG, Paola Bassan, Elisabetta Marcato, Zewdi Ghebremedhin Andemicael, Simon Gebrehiwet, Kibrom Hailu Ghebremicael, Tesfamariam Mehari Halki, Egle A Insacco, Gianlibero Onnis and Daria Minucci
    Background: Uterine cervical cancer (UCC) is the fourth most common cancer worldwide; almost 85%-90% of UCCs, and UCC-related deaths occur in low-income countries. No UCC prevention programs are currently running in Eritrea. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Determinants of practice of blood donation among undergraduate students of Ebonyi State University Abakaliki, Southeast Nigeria

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-5479.000032

    Published On: January 16, 2018 | Pages: 001 - 007

    Author(s): Edmund Ndudi Ossai*, Nelson C Eze, Okwudiri Chukwu, Ugochinyere A Uguru, Ezinne C Ukpai and Ezeogo Ihere
    Objective: Aim of study was to determine the factors affecting the practice of blood donation among undergraduate students of Ebonyi State University Abakaliki, southeast Nigeria. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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