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2019-12-12 Research Article

Postgraduate students’ perception of the educational environment of a wet lab training in Neurological Surgery Division, UCH, Ibadan

Malomo Adefolarin O*, Kafayat Bolaji Aminu, Adeolu Augustine A, Adeleye Amos O, Balogun James A, Badejo Oluwakemi A, Shokunbi Mathew T and Jegede Ayodele S


Objective: The importance of understanding the perceptions of medical students to their training environment cannot be overemphasized. The study evaluated the wet lab training organized for Senior Registrars in the Neurosurgery, Division of the University Coll...

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2019-12-05 Research Article

Health care workers knowledge, attitude and practice towards hospital acquired infection prevention at Dessie referral hospital, Northeast Ethiopia

Hailemariam Gezie, Emebet Leta, Fikrte Admasu, Sisay Gedamu*, Abebe Dires and Debrnesh Goshiye


Introduction: Contact of health care workers and patient at health facility lead to the transmission of pathogenic organisms to each other. Hospital acquired infection prevention is standardized guide lines contain multitude protocols needed to be implemented...

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2019-11-29 Research Article

Patients’ satisfaction and associated factors towards nursing care in Dessie Referral Hospital, Northeast Ethiopia

Afework Edmealem*, Yabebal Asfaw, Sewunet Ademe and Belachew Tegegne


Introduction: A patient satisfaction is considered as one of the desire outcomes of health care and it is directly related with utilization of health services. However, its level is falls at the fundamental level in developing countries including Ethiopia.

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2019-11-12 Opinion

States Care - The Cure for Patient Healthcare

Deane Waldman*

Clinical physicians believe they are drowning . . . because they are! Between complying with an ever-changing landscape of time-wasting federal regulations, avoiding Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act violations, plus the entire billing process, who can keep up with the litera...

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2019-07-26 Research Article

The effects of a clinical ladder program on professional development and job satisfaction of acute care nurses

Yolanda A Coleman* and Romy Desai

Nurses play a vital role in acute care hospitals and health care delivery. The purpose of this research study is to identify the nurse’s perception of the Clinical Ladder Program at their hospital and the correlation it has on the nurse’s job satisfaction and their professional development...

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2019-07-04 Review Article

Let us start an epidemic by giving away kindness

Yvonne Russer and Kuruvilla George*

‘Patients were left in soiled sheets or sitting on commodes for hours. Some patients needing pain relief got it late or not at all.’ These were a sample of the findings in the Francis Report which revealed severe failings in patient care in the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust in the...

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2019-06-25 Review Article

Connected Health Apps and Devices: Implications for Healthcare Delivery

Helen Figge* and Joseph C Kvedar

Healthcare is realizing the importance of health information technology - its applications and devices in play today. Advancing healthcare best practices will rely on up to date data and analysis to provide the most effective forms of therapy. Healthcare is becoming more reliant on patients wh...

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2019-06-17 Review Article

Utilizing Pulsed Electromagnetic Field (PEMF) Therapy (Diapulse®) for Drug- Free Pain Management to Eliminate Reliance on Opioids for Non-Malignant Chronic Pain: A literature Review and Proposal for Pilot Study

Thomas A Sharon

The Federal and State governments have declared the presence of an opioid addiction pandemic in the United States claiming the lives of more than 55,000 in 2015 (Rudd RA, Seth P, David F and Scholl L. 2016). The pharmaceutical manufacturers of the numerous FDA-approved opioid drugs are raking ...

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2019-06-05 Research Article

Knowledge and views about coordinated individual planning from the perspective of active older adults

Ingela Jobe, Asa Engstrom and Birgitta Lindberg*

Background: Today’s older adults are often well informed and want to participate in decision-making processes. The coordinated individual planning process offers them active involvement in deciding and owning how their care will be managed.

Aim: T...

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2019-04-25 Mini Review

Handwashing in healthcare today: Why haven’t we gotten better?

Nicholas S Carte*

In 2010, a study identified that only about 40 percent of doctors and other health care providers comply with proper hand hygiene techniques in hospitals and other healthcare facilities. These statistics are alarming as healthcare professionals are the ones who set the gold standard for hygien...

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