The Management of Transfusion Services, Analysis and Assessment

Dzenana Begic, Ermina Mujicic, Jozo Coric, Lejla Zunic Abstract Introduction: The hospital blood bank (HBB) need to timely provide adequate amounts of blood and blood products for surgeries. For various surgical programs are performed assessments of the average number of blood doses needed for surgery. By using two types of requisitions BT/AB (blood type/antibody) and…

The Effect of Educational Intervention on Knowledge and Self-efficacy for Pain Control in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis

Seyde Shahrbanoo Daniali, Hossein Shahnaz, Samira Kazemi, Elnaz Marzbani Abstract Introduction: Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is one of the most common autoimmune diseases affecting the central nervous system. The prevalence of it is increasing in our country too. The pain from disorders can affect quality of life. Several studies have pointed to the improvement of patients…

Mothers’ Satisfaction with Treatment Opportunities for their Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Elvira Mujkanovic, Haris Memisevic, Edin Mujkanovic, Sadata Zecic, Inga Biscevic Abstract Aim: The goal of this study was to examine the general satisfaction of mothers of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) with treatment opportunities for their children in Bosnia and Herzegovina. An additional goal was to assess the level of mothers’ satisfaction with their…

The Comparing of Antimicrobial Activity of CSN1S2 Protein of Fresh Milk and Yoghurt Goat Breed Ethawah Inhibited the Pathogenic Bacteria

Lidwina Faraline Triprisila, Suharjono Suharjono, Antonius Christianto, Fatchiyah Fatchiyah Abstract Background: Goat milk is reported to have antimicrobial activity of several pathogen bacteria that contained on food materials. The research related with antimicrobial activity of Alpha-S2 casein from goat milk is relatively less than other casein components. Herein, we reported the antimicrobial activity of caprine…

Beliefs About Medicines in Patients with Hypertension: the Instrument Validity and Reliability in Iran

Firoozeh Mostafavi, Arash Najimi, Gholamreza Sharifirad, Parastoo Golshiri Abstract Purpose: Despite the importance of patients believes as one of the most important predictors of treatment adherence behavior, it is rarely considered in numerous studies. Then the current survey was aimed to develop and study the beliefs about medicines questionnaire (BMQ) in patients with hypertension. Materials…

Adherence and Quality of Life in Patients With Type II Diabetes Mellitus in Northern Greece

Efrosini Zioga, Kyriakos Kazakos, Evagelos Dimopoulos, Christos Koutras, Kalliopi Marmara, Eleni-Efrosini Marmara, Athanasios Marmaras, Maria Lavdaniti Abstract Introduction: Adherence as a concept includes various types of health-related behavior. Better medical adherence leads to improved disease control and fewer diabetes and ndash;related complications. Quality of life and medication adherence are interrelated. Patients with diabetes who adhere…

Hyperhomocysteinemia and Its Treatment in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

Omer C. Ibrahimagic, Dzevdet Smajlovic, Zikrija Dostovic, Zejneba Pasic, Suljo Kunic, Amra Iljazovic, Denisa Salihovic Hajdarevic Abstract Introduction: Homocysteine is process-product of methionine demethylation. It has proatherogenic, prothrombotic, prooxidative, proapoptotic, osteoporotic, neurotoxic, neuroinflamatory, and neurodegenerative effects. Hyperhomocysteinemia correlates with C667T MTHFR mutation, decrease of folic acid and vitamin B, as well as prolonged use of…

Are Macro and Micro Environment Affecting Management of Fresh Water Resources? A Case from Iran with PESTLE Analysis

Golrokh Atighechian, Mohammadreza Maleki, Aidin Aryankhesal, Katayoun Jahangiri Abstract Introduction: Oil spill in fresh water can affect ecological processes and accordingly it can influence human health. Iran, due to having 58.8 % of the world oil reserves, is highly vulnerable to water contamination by oil products. Aim: The aim of this study was to determine…