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    Journal of Preventive Medicine & Healthcare is a peer-reviewed journal that aims to publish scholarly papers of highest quality and significance in the field of preventive medicine and healthcare. The journal publishes original research articles, review articles, clinical reports, case studies, commentaries, editorials, and letters to the Editor.

    Quantitative Analysis of Mental Wellbeing of fly-in fly-out Construction Project Support Service Workers
    Authors:Matthew Sellenger, Jacques Oosthuizen
    Abstract: This study investigated the prevalence of psychological distress among fly-in fly-out (FIFO) support service workers at a remote construction project in Western Australia. A cohort of 113 employees volunteered from a population of 306 workers.
    China Mental Health Reform -perspective about psychiatric nursing assistants
    Authors: Qiuping Zhong, Hu Yan, Renrong Wu, Yuxi Tan*, Hui Tang, Jun Huang, Jindong Chen*

    Preliminary outcome data of a Sino-European-Prevention- Program (SEPP) in individuals with perceived stress
    Authors: Dieter Melchart, Erich Wühr, Wolfgang Doerfler, Axel Eustachi, Yanqing Wellenhofer-Li, Wolfgang Weidenhammer
    Abstract: Background: The health resort Bad Kötzting, in Germany, has developed a lifestyle-program called the “Sino-European-Prevention-Program” (SEPP)
    Tongue Strength Training for Older Adult Dysphagic Patients
    Authors:Faerella Boczko*
    Abstract: A pilot study was conducted to determine the effect of isometric lingual exercises on swallowing function in a sample of 44 patients with dysphagia. They participated in a four-week long intervention designed to improve and strengthen swallowing function using the Iowa Oral Performance Instrument (IOPI).
    Organizational Characteristics of Infection Control Processes and Antimicrobial Resistance Rates in US Hospitals
    Authors:Ann F. Chou, Aaron M. Wendelboe*, Kimberly D. McCoy, Deanna R. Willis, Bradley N. Doebbeling
    Abstract: Objective: Several antimicrobial resistance (AMR) surveillance programs have illustrated the extent of increased rates of AMR, but there is little information examining variations by organizational characteristics.
    "Hut Lung" - Domestically Acquired Particulate Lung Disease
    Authors:Pardeep Masuta*, Sravanthi Nandavaram, Girish Trikha
    Abstract: Domestically Acquired Particulate Lung Disease (DAPLD) or “Hut Lung” is a form of mixed dust pneumoconiosis and is the result of indoor air pollution, such as smoke and dust from biomass fueled stoves. With continued exposure, it can progress to cor pulmonale and severe respiratory failure.
    Use of tracking test results via health electronic record (HER) to engage patients in diabetes self-management
    Authors:Chen-Yen Wang*, Pua Gandall-Yamamoto, Narelie Domingo, Anne McPhee
    Abstract: Diabetes self-management is essential for diabetes management. Many factors influence patients’ engagement in diabetes self-management. These factors include intrinsic or extrinsic factors that may be modified by external stimulation or assistance such as knowledge gain, provider’s support, and mutual goal setting.
    Racial Composition of Hospital and Inpatient Myocardial Infarction Discharges and Outcomes: A Comparative Pilot Study
    Authors:Priscilla Okunji*, Johnnie Daniel
    Abstract: Depending on hospital characteristics, patients with myocardial infarction (MI) reportedly have different outcomes. In the present study, we evaluated the differences in the outcomes of patients with MI between a predominantly black private non-profit (PNP)
    Breast Cancer in HIV-positive Patients: A Multi-Institutional Retrospective Review
    Authors:Cassandra L. Presti*, Michelle Haslinger, Patricia B. Wehner
    Abstract: Purpose: The incidence of breast cancer in HIV-positive patients continues to increase as the population ages. There is limited data to support standard screening, diagnosis, or treatment protocols for breast cancer in HIV-positive patients, and current standard of practice guidelines are derived from HIVnegative, non-immunosuppressed patients.
    The Frequency of Hypertension and Pre-hypertension Among Adults in the Hohoe Municipality of Ghana
    Authors:Incoom Solomon, Martin Adjuik, Wisdom Takramah, Wisdom Kudzo Axame, Richard Owusu, Phyllis Atta Parbey, Mohammed Takase, Elvis Tarkang*, Margaret Kweku
    Abstract: Background: Hypertension is a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide and is increasingly becoming an important medical and public health issue. This study assessed the frequency of hypertension and pre-hypertension among adults 18 years and above in the Hohoe Municipality.
    Vascular Screening During Transthoracic Echocardiography: Specialty Practice-Based Prospective Monocentre Observational Study Including a Three-Year Follow-up
    Authors:Nicolas Stalder*, Martina Rothenbühler, Pierre Vogt, Andres Jaussi
    Abstract: Background: Abdominal aortic aneurysm and atherosclerotic alterations of the carotid arteries are well known silent threatening conditions.
    • Community Health Centers Access to Care
    • Sharon Parsons*, Chloe Rogers-Fields, Leslie Taylor-Grover, Crystal Carmouche-Lee
    • Citation: Parsons S, Rogers-Fields C, Taylor-Grover L, Carmouche-Lee C (2017) Community Health Centers Access to Care. J Prev Med Healthc 1(4): 1016
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