Appearance of Neurodevelopmental Disorders in Children Delivered Post-term: a Cross-section Study

Mladenka Vukojevic, Ines Trninic, Arta Dodaj, Masa Malenica, Tatjana Barisic, Sandra Stojic Abstract Goal: To analyze the appearance of neurodevelopmental disorders in children delivered post-term and to find out whether prolonged pregnancy may be a cause of such disorders in a selected group participants. Patients and methods: This study included a cohort of 34 children…

Medication Adherence in Elderly with Polypharmacy Living at Home: a Systematic Review of Existing Studies

Erika Zelko, Zalika Klemenc-Ketis, Ksenija Tusek-Bunc Abstract Background: We wanted to systematically review the available evidence to evaluate the drug adherence in elderly with polypharmacy living at home. Methods: We performed a literature search using MEDLINE, ISI Web of Science, ProQuest, EMBASE, SCOPUS, Springer Link, Sage Journals and CINAHL. We used the following terms: Medication…

Determination of Maternal Serum Zinc, Iron, Calcium and Magnesium During Pregnancy in Pregnant Women and Umbilical Cord Blood and their Association with Outcome of Pregnancy

Fahimeh Khoushabi, Mohammad Reza Shadan, Ali Miri, Javad Sharifi-Rad Abstract Background: Trace elements and specially minerals are critical for the development of fetus. Many minerals are transferred to the fetus for fetal stores in the latter part of the pregnancy. It has been shown that various trace elements such as Zinc, Iron, Calcium and Magnesium…

Fluoride: a Review of Use and Effects on Health

Domen Kanduti, Petra Sterbenk, and Barbara Artnik Abstract Introduction. Appropriate oral health care is fundamental for any individual’s health. Dental caries is still one of the major public health problems. The most effective way of caries prevention is the use of fluoride. Aim. The aim of our research was to review the literature about fluoride…

Use of Orthodontic Treatment Needs Indices for Oral Health Survey

Enita Nakas, Alisa Tiro, Lejla Redzepagic Vrazalica, Dzana Hadzihasanovic, and Vildana Dzemidzic Abstract Aim: The aim of our study is to compare incidence of orthodontic malocclusion based on occlusal indices and Index of Orthodontic Treatment Need (IOTN), and to evaluate the most commonly used method among the dentists for orthodontic treatment in Sarajevo. Material and…

Utilisation Analysis of Antihypertensive Drugs in Bosnia and Herzegovina for the Time-period 2013 and ndash;2015

Kenan Selmanovic, Svjetlana Loga Zec, NenadVanis, Lamija Zecevic, Manja Setkic, Azra Rasic, Enver Zerem Abstract Objective: Expenditures for drugs are increasingly burdening already insufficient funds for health protection. This is especially evident in less developed European countries such as Bosnia and Herzegovina. The question is whether such analyses can help save funds for financing treatment…

Contact with Health-care Service Expectation and Reality of Situation Experienced by Immigrants Seeking Swedish Health-care

Ferid Krupic, Sahmir Sadic, Nabi Fatahi Abstract Aim: The aim of the study was to investigate how immigrants from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Somalia and Kosovo experienced contact with Swedish health-care regarding meeting with health-care professionals. Material and Methods: Eighteen participants, nine men and nine women from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Somalia and Kosovo participated in focus…