Changes in Professionals’ Attitudes and Approaches to Parents in the Drug and Alcohol Treatment

Evdokia Missouridou, Despina Esseridou Abstract Background: Parental involvement with drug and alcohol services remains limited. Aim: to illuminate changes in addiction professionals’ subjective attitudes and approaches of parents over time in their career. Methods: Overall, twenty seven drug and alcohol professionals participated in the study. Results: Themes depicting changes on therapists’ attitudes, beliefs and experiences…

Epidemiologic Investigation of Dysentery in North of Iran: Use of Geographic Information System (GIS)

Aliasghar Nadi, Ghassem Abedi, Khatoon Isazadeh, Farideh Rostami, Hasan Siamian, Mahbobeh Hosseini, Mehran Asadi-Aliabadi Abstract Introduction: Dysentery is an intestinal inflammation which is created by the microorganisms attacking intestine mucus. Knowing the prevalence of this disease in different societies paves the way for programming and providing treatment and preventive measures. The main purpose of this…

Oral Health of Down Syndrome Adults in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Selma Porovic, Amila Zukanovic, Hrvoje Juric, Senka Mesihovic Dinarevic Abstract Introduction: The objective of this study was to determine the oral health condition Down syndrome (DS) adults in Bosnia and Herzegovina, by analyzing oral health of Down syndrome individuals in two largest regions, Sarajevo and Tuzla Canton. Patients and Methods: Caries and oral and nbsp;health…

The Impact of Antibiotic Consumption on Development of Acinetobacter Baumannii Resistance

Djana Granov, Amela Dedeic Ljubovic, Svjetlana Loga Zec, Nermin Granov, Mirsada Hukic Abstract Aim: The aim of this study was to examine the impact of antibiotic consumption on development of antimicrobial resistance in Acinetobacter baumannii. Material and Methods: The study was conducted in University Clinical Center of Sarajevo. In our retrospective study Acinetobacter baumannii isolated…

Medical Expenses Matter Most for the Poor: Evidence from a Vietnamese Medical Survey

Quan Hoang Vuong Abstract Introduction: Less developed countries, Vietnam included, face serious challenges of inefficient diagnosis, inaccessibility to healthcare facilities, and high medical expenses. Information on medical costs, technical and professional capabilities of healthcare providers and service deliveries becomes influential when it comes to patients’ decision on choices of healthcare providers. Methods: The study employs…

Open Clinical Trial on Using Nifuroxazide Compared to Probiotics in Treating Acute Diarrhoeas in Adults

Begler Begovic, Sead Ahmetagic, Lejla Calkic, Midhat Vehabovic, Sanela Bakic Kovacevic, Tarik Catic, Meliha Mehic Abstract Introduction: In open, prospective observational study, the efficacy and safety of nifuroxazide were compared with a probiotic containing lactic acid bacteria in the treatment of acute diarrhoea. Material and Methods: A total number of 169 adult patients were included…

Efficacy and Safety of Oral Spray Containing Lysozyme and Cetylpyridinium: Subjective Determination of Patients with Tonsillopharyngitis

Tarik Catic, Meliha Mehic, Zahida Binakaj, Bilsena Sahman, Vedina Cordalija, Amra Kerla, Igor Martinovic, Hajra Eskic Abstract Introduction: Tonsillopharyngitis (sore throat) is a common disease mainly related to the seasonal common cold. To relieve unpleasant symptoms and discomfort of acute tonsillopharyngitis associated with common cold, patients usually take some non-prescription drugs. The aim: The primary…

Socio-demographic Characteristics of Patients with Diagnosis of Leukemia in Bosnia and Herzegovina During Six-year Period

Edo Hasanbegovic, Nedim Begic, Snijezana Hasanbegovic, Zijo Begic Abstract Introduction: Malignancies in children are second most frequent cause of death after accidents in pediatric age, while leukemias represents 30% of all malignancies of children age. Aim: To present the social and demographic characteristics of patients with a diagnosis of leukemia in Bosnia and Herzegovina during…