American Journal of Health Research

Volume 6, Issue 4, July 2018

  • Bobath Concept Structural Framework (BCSF): Positioning Partial Aspects Within a Holistic Therapeutic Concept

    Gabriele Eckhardt, Kim Brock, Gerlinde Haase, Carmen Puschnerus, Anke Hengelmolen-Greb, Cristian Böhm

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, July 2018
    Pages: 79-85
    Received: 22 July 2018
    Accepted: 2 August 2018
    Published: 1 September 2018
    Abstract: Background: The Bobath concept is a complex, holistic approach to neurorehabilitation. This complexity presents difficulties for describing Bobath therapy in a comprehensible way. The purpose of this project was to develop an external structure to promote a better understanding of how specific therapeutic procedures are categorized, how partial asp... Show More
  • Factors Affecting Use of Insecticide Treated Nets by Children Under Five Years of Age in Kenya

    Geraldine Minoo Kyalo, Urbanus Mutuku Kioko

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, July 2018
    Pages: 86-92
    Received: 26 August 2018
    Accepted: 27 September 2018
    Published: 25 October 2018
    Abstract: Malaria is a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide and mostly affects pregnant women and children under five years of age. It is among the leading cause of deaths in under five years of age with an approximate of 20 percent of all deaths in Kenya. The World Health Organization recommends the use of Long Lasting Insecticide Treated Nets (... Show More
  • Survey of Health Knowledge Between Medical and Non-medical College Students in Fengtai Distract of Beijing

    Ren Xukai, Li Yingying

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, July 2018
    Pages: 93-97
    Received: 6 August 2018
    Accepted: 14 September 2018
    Published: 27 October 2018
    Abstract: Objective To know the attitudes, content, achieving approach of health knowledge among medical and non-medical college students, analyze their difference, provide the evidence for health education in college students. Methods Cluster random sampling method was used to recruit 660 college students from medical and non-medical colleges in Fengtai Dis... Show More
  • Health Hazards from High Power Electrical Lines Electromagnetic Field (EMF) Exposure in Riyadh Area Saudi Arabia

    Mahmoud Hassan El-Bidawy, Mounir Zeerban, Waheed Mahmoud Alharizi

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, July 2018
    Pages: 98-102
    Received: 3 October 2018
    Accepted: 19 October 2018
    Published: 10 November 2018
    Abstract: In almost 90% of the cases of childhood leukemia, the etiology is unclear. A wide range of factors, including environmental, sociological, lifestyle influences are implicated as well as genetic susceptibility. The evidence is mixed as to whether (Electromagnetic Fields) EMFs can be responsible for direct DNA damage. DNA damage could arise as a resu... Show More
  • Redesigning the Learning Assessment Tools for Community-Based Training Program in the Undergraduate Medical Education at a University in Ethiopia

    Shewatatek Gedamu, Bekalu Ferede, Solomon Belay, Tsedeke Asaminew, Tesfamichael Alaro Agago, Equlinet Misganaw, Tefera Tadesse

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, July 2018
    Pages: 103-111
    Received: 9 October 2018
    Accepted: 31 October 2018
    Published: 29 November 2018
    Abstract: In Ethiopia, the undergraduate medical education is a six-year program, which has three major curricular components, including Pre-medical, preclinical and clinical years. Upon successful completion of every year pre-clinical and clinical courses, students are required to complete community-based training program (CBTP) courses that demand a field ... Show More