European Journal of Preventive Medicine

Volume 5, Issue 6, November 2017

  • Propounding Darktom Theory: Ophthalmologist Perspective

    Emmanuel Olu Megbelayin

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 83-86
    Received: 7 January 2017
    Accepted: 29 January 2017
    Published: 22 October 2017
    Abstract: To propose that “darktom” is the basic unit of darkness. Major databases including National Library of Medicine, PubMedand Cochrane Library were used in the literature search conducted in English. Light and darkness are two extremes in luminous world. Darkness appears to be contained in every sealed hollow object, a default that requires no energy ... Show More
  • Prevalence of Adult Obesity in the Guadeloupean Diabetic Population

    Koffi Dago Pierre, Deh Zhou Patricia, El Mokhtari Mohammed, Monteomo Gnate François, Kangambega Pauline, Kouassi Franck, Yao Assita, Hue Adelaide, Abodo Jacko Rhedoor

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 87-90
    Received: 30 September 2017
    Accepted: 26 October 2017
    Published: 20 November 2017
    Abstract: Obesity is defined by an increase in fat mass. Its prevalence in the diabetic population is unknown. The aim of this study is to determine the prevalence of obesity in the diabetic population. We conducted a descriptive cross-sectional study of adult diabetic patients followed in endocrinology consultation of University Teaching Hospital of Pointe ... Show More
  • Knowledge and Practices of Preventive Sexual and Reproductive Health Behaviours Among Male Civil Servants in Southwestern Nigeria

    Adewusi Oluwafemi John, Oyewole Oyediran Emmanuel

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 91-96
    Received: 1 September 2017
    Accepted: 22 September 2017
    Published: 27 November 2017
    Abstract: Men’s leading trend in risky sexual practices and non-utilization of screening services has been associated with their perceived risk of sexually transmitted infections. This study assessed the preventive sexual and reproductive health knowledge, perception and practice of men in the southwestern Nigeria. This was a descriptive cross-sectional that... Show More
  • Vaccination Safety Standards Practiced in Selected Primary Health Centers in Jazan, KSA

    Cynthia Glardio Dimabayao, Samia Abdullrheem EL Nagar, Hanan Tharwat Elbahnasawy

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 97-102
    Received: 1 June 2017
    Accepted: 23 June 2017
    Published: 12 January 2018
    Abstract: Vaccine is a biological preparation that improves immunity to specific diseases. Morbidity and mortality declined where immunization are practiced. Vaccine safety is prime for community, manufacturer, immunization providers and recipient of vaccines. This study aims to contribute to the application of best practices on vaccine safety among nurses. ... Show More