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Detection of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) using modified conventional cefoxitin-based media as an alternative screening

Abstract : Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) can cause infection with higher morbidity and mortality. In the limited-resource setting, the availability of rapid detection is doubtful; therefore, prompt detection using the alternative method is indispensable. To compare the detection rate of the modified-conventional method and chromogenic media against mucocutaneous clinical swab, during 12-month periods of study. A total of 80 S. aureus isolates from previous study were cultivated and re-


Validation of an Instrument for Evaluating Self-Esteem, Self-Efficacy, and Parent-Adolescent Communication among Risky Sexually Active Adolescents in Selangor, Malaysia

Abstract : The overall goal of this study is to investigate the validity and reliability of factors that contribute to adolescents' sexual risk-taking behaviour. Given the significant contribution of sexual risk-taking behaviour research targeting adolescence in Malaysia and the lack of clear conclusions regarding the impact, this study focuses on assisting and guiding parents at home, teachers in school, and government policymakers in developing competitive strategies in the current challenging years ahea


Study of changes in sex hormones before and after menopause in rheumatoid Arthritis patients

Abstract : Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a chronic, systemic, autoimmune condition affecting connective tissues that is characterized by joint degeneration and inflammation, negatively affecting quality of life significantly. Joint synovitis causes severe disability by gradually destroying bones and cartilage. Rheumatoid arthritis has been identified as 42nd most significant cause of worldwide impairment and, if left untreated, even a permanent loss of function. It should be seen as a condition with symptom


Study of changes in sex hormones before and after menopause in systemic lupus erythematosus patients

Abstract : The most common form of lupus is known as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Organs are severely damaged and inflamed due to the immune system's mistaken targeting of healthy tissue in SLE, an autoimmune illness. The cardiovascular system, the brain, the lungs, the skin and the articular cartilage may all be affected. Although there is now no treatment that can reverse the effects of lupus, it may be managed with dietary and pharmaceutical interventions. People with SLE may have many different


The Spread of COVID-19 in Africa and Its Comparison With The Global Spread: An Examination After Thirty-Three Months

Abstract : Understanding of COVID-19 is still evolving, and COVID-19 statistics are dynamic. The purpose of this study was to use COVID-19 data to examine the spread of COVID-19 in the continent of Africa by the end of September 2022 and compare it to the global spread. Online data on COVID-19 statistics were extracted from the "Worldometer" website. As of October 1, 2022, Africa has recorded 12,647,710 confirmed cases of COVID-19 (2% of all cases worldwide) and 257,630 deaths (3.9%). Of the 6.7 billion te


Perception of Healthcare Professionals Toward Use of Mouthwash as Oral Rinse in COVID-19 patients- The Cross-sectional study

Abstract : COVID-19 is caused by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2). The disease is spread primarily through respiratory droplets and direct contact. Antiviral mouthwashes are mouthwashes that can lower viral loads and as a result, decrease illness severity. To analyse healthcare professional attitudes towards the usage of mouthwashes in COVID-19 patients. Materials and Methods: This questionnaire-based cross-sectional study was conducted for a period of 3 months (6th April to 5th


Paediatric oesophageal blunt foreign body-A safe extraction by Foley’s catheter

Abstract : Our experience in safe extraction of foreign body oesophagus using Foley’s catheter. 26 patients were evaluated with suspected foreign body ingestion from period of March 2016 to September 2021.All patients were in the age group of 18months-9years, underwent removal of foreign body by Foley’s catheter blindly. Patients presenting with sharp object ingestion were excluded from the study. 22 patients had successful extraction of foreign body blindly. Foreign body couldn’t be extracted in 4 c


The effect of vitamin D deficiency and vitamin D supplementation on the risk of cardiovascular diseases

Abstract : Vitamin D, a fat-soluble prohormone, has wide-ranging roles in the regulation of many physiological processes through their interactions with the vitamin D receptors (VDR). It plays a major role in bones and calcium metabolism. Vitamin D deficiency is not uncommon and it has been associated with many health-related issues, including skeletal and non-skeletal complications. The association of low vitamin D and cardiovascular diseases and risk factors has been explored in both animal and human stu


Assessment of Challenges Facing Nursing leaders in the Governmental Hospitals of Kurdistan Region-Iraq

Abstract : The study aims to assess the challenges consist of (Long work hours, Nursing shortage and Technology) that facing nursing leaders who working in the governmental hospitals in Kurdistan region /Iraq and the correlation between the challenges with the sociodemographic characterstic. A quantitative design/a purposive sampling was conducted on a sample 55 nurses’ leader after taking their consent. data collection was performed in governmental hospitals in Kurdistan region. the study tool was condu


Comparing Result of BUBBLE-HE Assessments between Home versus Health Facility Postnatal Nursing Interventions

Abstract : The study's goal is to compare the result of BUBBLE assessments between home versus health facility postnatal nursing interventions. The study employs a quantitative design and a quasi-experimental methodology. Between December 30, 2020, and December 15, 2021, 150 postpartum women who gave birth in the maternity hospital in Rania City, Iraq's Kurdistan Region, were subjected to it. At random, they were divided into three groups: a control group (n = 50), two intervention groups (the first of whi