European Journal of Preventive Medicine

Volume 4, Issue 6, November 2016

  • Prevalence and Nature of Self-Medication of Drugs Among Pregnant Women in Rajshahi City, Bangladesh

    Md. Uzzal Haque, Most. Sumonara Khatun, Nuzhat Tasnim Amin, Tania Afrin, Anjira Ohomina Jannat, Samaun Rashid, Khadiza Sultana, Nuruna Lovely Nishuti, Trisha Sarker, Sadiur Rahman Sajon

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 6, November 2016
    Pages: 125-131
    Received: 29 August 2016
    Accepted: 1 October 2016
    Published: 16 November 2016
    Abstract: The phenomenon of self-medication is a significant problem in a developing country due to easy availability of drugs. It is important in pregnancy as these agents may be teratogenic; pregnant women may be exposed to drugs that have serious harmful effects on their fetus. The present study was conducted to determine the prevalence and nature of self... Show More
  • Risk of Smoking in the Causation of Ischemic Stroke: Experience of 100 Cases in Bangladesh

    Nazia Sharmin, Zakiur Rahman, Md. Abdullah Yusuf, Nawazna Rahman

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 6, November 2016
    Pages: 132-135
    Received: 16 September 2016
    Accepted: 31 October 2016
    Published: 13 January 2017
    Abstract: Background: Ischemic stroke is more commonly occurs in smokersObjective: The purpose of the present study was to estimate the risk of smoking with ischemic stroke in Bangladesh. Methodology: This case control study was carried out in the Department of Biochemistry at Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh from January 2014 to December 2014. Thepa... Show More