The Role of Dual Tasking in the Assessment of Gait, Cognition and Community Reintegration of Veterans with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Azadeh Leland, Kamran Tavakol, Joel Scholten, Debra Mathis, David Maron, Simin Bakhshi Abstract Background: This study focussed on the effect of dual versus single tasking on balance, gait and cognition in veterans with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). We examined the correlation between these parameters, with responses to questions on community reintegration activities. Method: 22…

Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorders among Dentists in Iran: A Systematic Review

Narges Sadat Shams-Hosseini, Tahereh Vahdati, Zeinab Mohammadzadeh, Ali Yeganeh, Somayeh Davoodi Abstract Introduction: Musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) have become significant problems for all health care workers especially dentists. This systematic review provides prevalence of MSD in dentists of Iran. Material and Methods: In this study all published literatures about MSD in Iranian dentists were selected without…

Effect of Oral Health Care Program on Oral Health Status of Elderly People Living in Nursing Homes: a Quasi-experimental Study

Es-hagh Ildarabadi, Mohammad Reza Armat, Vahideh Motamedosanaye, Farzaneh Ghanei Abstract Background: Oral health of elderly people plays a major role in their overall health and quality of life, and is an integral part of personal care. Aim: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of implementing the oral health care program (OHCP)…

The Frequency of Multifactorial Syndromes in Geriatrics of Tuzla Canton Population

Enisa Ramic, Senada Selmanovic, Esad Alibasic, Dzevad Dzananovic, Fejzo Dzafic, Irma Ramic Abstract Introduction: There are four main multifactorial syndromes in geriatrics the so-called “4N”, which specifically occur at elderly patients. Listed syndromes often occur related, and they can be the cause and the result of many other syndromes at geriatric patients. Objective: determine the…

Physical Therapy in Elderly Suffering from Degenerative Diseases

Emira Svraka, Muris Pecar, Amila Jaganjac, Amra Macak Hadziomerovic, Eldad Kaljic, Almir Kovacevic Abstract Introduction: Osteoarthritis of the joints (osteoarthritis or arthritis) represents the largest group of rheumatic diseases. Within rheumatic diseases 50% are degenerative rheumatic diseases, 10% inflammatory and 40% extra-articular. Goal: To determine the modalities of physical therapy for elderly with degenerative diseases.…

High Burden of Stroke Risk Factors in Developing Country: the Case Study of Bosnia-Herzegovina

Marija Bender, Edin Jusufovic, Vesna Railic³, Sima Kelava, Selma Tinjak, Damir Dzevdetbegovic, Dario Mot, Mensuda Tresnjo, Sandra Lakicevic, Natasa Pejanovic-Skobic, Osman Sinanovic Abstract Introduction: The burden of stroke has been increasing worldwide, especially in developing countries. Very few data regarding epidemiology of stroke are available in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BH). Patients and methods: We undertook…

An Editorial View on Authors’ Malversations

Doncho M. Donev, Izet Masic, Edin Begic Abstract Materia Socio-Medica (Mater Sociomed) is peer review journal with open access, which publishes original research papers, reviews, viewpoints, news notes, letters and other items on topics related to public health, epidemiology, social medicine and health care organization, health management & economics. From the year 2009 plagiarism check…

Exploring the Added Value of Women Health Care Managers in Poland

Katarzyna Czabanowska, Alicja Domagała, Stavroula Kalaitzi, Aleksandra Krogulec, Genc Burazeri, Suzanne Babich Abstract Introduction: Female managers in the Polish health care system are seldom a subject of scientific investigation. Material and Methods: This study describes the share and profile of women in health care management positions and explores how and why Polish female health care…

The Impact of Risk Factors and Comorbidities on The Incidence of Atrial Fibrillation

Nabil Naser, Mirza Dilic, Azra Durak, Mehmed Kulic, Esad Pepic, Elnur Smajic, Zumreta Kusljugic Abstract Introduction: Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common form of cardiac arrhythmia in clinical practice and its prevalence increases with age. Patients who develop AF also have cardiovascular risk factors, structural heart disease, and comorbidities, all of which can increase…

Analysis of Food Toxin Trends in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina Over Five Years Period

Salih Tandir, Adnan Mujezinovic, Suad Sivic, Aida Sivic, Lejla Lihic Tandir Abstract Introduction: Alimentary toxoinfections represent a significant public health problem. Globalization of the market and food production, significant impoverishment of a large part of the population, and traditional approach with food preparation and consumption, cause a significant increase in the rates of population infections…