Investigation of Bacteriological Infections of the American Cockroaches in Paveh City, Kermanshah Province

Sirvan Sayyad, Ahmad Vahabi, Boshra Vahabi, Mahnaz Sayyadi, Shahnaz Haji Sahne Abstract Introduction: American cockroaches, Periplaneta americana, are the most important pests in hospitals and dwelling environments. They are mechanical vectors of some bacterial pathogens. Goal: The present investigation was carried out in Ghods hospital and 5 dwelling localities of Paveh city to evaluate bacterial…

Low Preterm Birth Rate with Decreasing Early Neonatal Mortality in Bosnia and Herzegovina During 2007-2014

Igor Hudic, Babill Stray-Pedersen, Fahrija Skokic, Zlatan Fatusic, Aida Zildzic-Moralic, Maida Skokic, Jasenko Fatusic Abstract The aim of the study was to determine the situation of preterm births and early neonatal mortality during 2007-2014 in Tuzla Canton, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Methods: The study covers a 8-year period and is based on the protocols at the…

Distress and PTSD in Patients with Cancer: Cohort Study Case

Nurka Pranjic, Amila Bajraktarevic, Enisa Ramic Abstract Introduction: embarrassed emotional experience may affect the ability to oncology patient effectively cope with cancer, symptoms and treatment. Distress extends a long period, from common, normal feelings of vulnerability, sadness and fears to problems of PTSD, depression, anxiety, panic, social isolation and the perception of spiritual crisis. The…

Association Between Self-care Behaviors and Self-esteem of Rural Elderlies; Necessity of Health Promotion

Masoumeh Bagher-Nesami, Amir Hossein Goudarzian, Hesam Mirani, Sina Sabourian Jouybari, Davoud Nasirii Abstract Introduction: Changes in the modern medical science caused significant reduction of mortality and every day increase of the elderly in the world. According to prevalence of physical and mental problems in elderly, it is necessary to take some actions. Self care in…

Metabolic Syndrome and ndash; Theory and Practice

Enisa Ramic, Subhija Prasko, Olivera Batic Mujanovic, Larisa Gavran Abstract Introduction: Due to sedentary lifestyles and excessive calorie intake, metabolic syndrome is becoming increasingly common health problem in the world, as well as in our country, and it is estimated to occur in 30% of the population of middle and older age. The metabolic syndrome…

The Role of Lactate Clearance as a Predictor of Organ Dysfunction and Mortality in Patients With Severe Sepsis

Ehsan Bolvardi, Jafar Malmir, Hamidreza Reihani, Amir Masoud Hashemian, Mehran Bahramian, Peyman Khademhosseini, Koorosh Ahmadi Abstract Background: Little is known about biomarkers which are used to classification of patients in order to diagnosis severity of sepsis among clients of emergency units. It seems that Lactate’s clearance can be used in this regard. This study aimed…

Contributing Factors for Development of Necrotizing Enterocolitis in Preterm Infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Zlatan Zvizdic, Suada Heljic, Nusret Popovic, Jasmina Alajbegovic-Halimic, Emir Milisic, Asmir Jonuzi Abstract Background: necrotizing enterocolitis is a serious condition that affects mostly preterm infants, with high mortality rate. Aim: to estimate the influence of potentially contributing factors of this multifactorial disease. Methods: the study group included 51 necrotizing enterocolitis infants who were less than…