Science Journal of Clinical Medicine

Volume 11, Issue 2, June 2022

  • Grand-Aides Markedly Reduce 6-Month and 30-Day Readmissions and Emergency Department Visits for Patients with Heart Failure: A Randomized Clinical Trial

    Kathleen Reeves, Nicolle Strand, Byron Udegbe, Bryson Hoover-Hankerson, Steuart Wright, Victor Jegede, Susan Freeman, Jeffrey Slocum, Arthur Garson

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 40-44
    Received: 19 April 2022
    Accepted: 5 May 2022
    Published: 12 May 2022
    Abstract: While numerous approaches have been used to reducing hospital readmissions, few have been subjected to a randomized clinical trial (RCT). This RCT studied the effectiveness of a “Grand-Aides” home visitation program in the reduction of readmissions and emergency department (ED) visits for patients with heart failure. High-risk patients (N=97) were ... Show More
  • Determinants of the Number of Antenatal Care Visits During Pregnancy Period: The Case of Tigray Reginal State Region, Ethiopia

    Sebwedin Surur Jemal, Nejat Mehammed Aseffa, Hagos Mekonen

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 45-56
    Received: 8 April 2022
    Accepted: 9 May 2022
    Published: 19 May 2022
    Abstract: Antenatal care could be a preventive obstetric health care program geared toward optimizing maternal fetal outcome through regular monitoring of pregnancy. Whether or not world health organization (WHO) recommends a minimum of 4 antenatal care service (ANC) visits for normal pregnancy, existing evidence from developing countries including Ethiopia ... Show More