Journal of Family Medicine and Health Care

Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2022

  • The Impact of Structured Teaching Program on ICU Nurses Regarding Prevention of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia

    Mumtaz Fathima

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 42-55
    Received: 24 April 2022
    Accepted: 18 May 2022
    Published: 5 July 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jfmhc.20220803.11
    Abstract: Ventilator Associated Pneumonia (VAP) is one of the most common device related infections in ICUs and although with advanced intervention strategies yet it is associated with high mortality rate. Prevention of VAP is vital while caring for mechanically ventilated patient. The nurse's role in prevention of VAP is extremely significant as they are th... Show More
  • Communication: The Need for Inclusive Algorithm and Multi-Disciplinary Approach in Managing Long-Term Stroke Care Patients the Community, Focusing on Primary Care

    Noor Azah Abd Aziz, Nor Shahrina Mohd Zawawi, Wan Nur Sabrina Wan Manshol, Saw Mei Mei, Mohd Fairuz Ali

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 56-61
    Received: 27 June 2022
    Accepted: 28 July 2022
    Published: 5 August 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jfmhc.20220803.12
    Abstract: Post stroke care is ever evolving from the acute in-hospital stroke unit approach to the long-term stroke rehabilitation process that extends beyond the hospital settings. This is in accordance with the recent development in the neuroplasticity process which now believed to continue beyond the six months sub-acute recovery phase. A long-term compre... Show More
  • Influence of Anabolic Steroids on Male Fertility Among Healthy Gyms-Goers in Mosul City

    Abdulrahman Mazin Hashim, Waleed Ghanim Thanoon

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 62-70
    Received: 21 May 2022
    Accepted: 26 August 2022
    Published: 31 August 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jfmhc.20220803.13
    Abstract: Misuse of anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) is on the rise globally, particularly among male gymgoers who use them to gain muscle and enhance their physical appearance. Because AAS abuse affects the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis and can temporarily or permanently reduce spermatogenesis, it is thought to be a preventive factor in male fertili... Show More
  • Effect of Physical Activity on Systemic Hypertension: A Review & Recommendations

    Simerjit Dhaliwal, Thomas Colletti, Sampath Wijesinghe, Caroline Rheaume

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 71-75
    Received: 26 July 2022
    Accepted: 24 August 2022
    Published: 14 September 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jfmhc.20220803.14
    Abstract: Systemic hypertension is a major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases, and it is the most important but modifiable risk factor for all-cause morbidity and mortality worldwide. It is considered a complex and polygenic medical condition and influenced by genetic, environmental, and social determinants including unhealthy diet and lack of physical ... Show More