Anthropometric Parameters of Nutritional Status in Children with Cerebral Palsy

Melika Melunovic, Feriha Hadzagic-Catibusic, Vildan Bilalovic, Samra Rahmanovic, Selma Dizdar Abstract Introduction: Patients with cerebral palsy (CP), besides the basic neurological damage, are also often undernourished. Adequate nutrition for children is very important during the period of intensive growth and development, which is of particular importance in patients with CP. Goal: To evaluate the nutritional…

One-Year Follow-Up of Patients with a Diagnosis of First Episode Psychosis

Atena Enderami, Fatemeh Sheikh Monesi, Mehran Zarghami Abstract Introduction: Early diagnosis of symptoms related to psychotic disorders causes hyper responsiveness, recurrence reduction and quality of life improvement. The aim of this study was one-year follow-up of the clinical course and outcomes of hospitalized patients with first episode psychotic disorders and detection of factors affecting consequences.…

Evaluation of Congenital Heart Defects Treatment Options–Establishment of Pediatric Cardiology/Cardiosurgery in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Zijo Begic, Sanko Pandur, Edo Omerbasic, Almira Kadic, Mirza Halimic Abstract Introduction: Modern pediatric cardiology mainly deals with congenital heart defects (CHD), as the most common congenital anomalies. In most cases CHD requires surgical or interventional treatment. Goal: The goal of the research was to evaluate CHD treatment at Pediatric Clinic, University Clinical Center (UCC)…

The Most Frequent Isolates from Outpatients with Urinary Tract Infection

Sabina Mahmutovic Vranic, Nadira Zatric, Velma Rebic, Mufida Aljicevic, Amila Abdulzaimovic Abstract Objectives: The main objective of the study was to identify the most frequent isolates from female outpatients with urinary tract infection. Material and methods: The retrospective study was performed at the Department of Microbiology, Parasitology and Virology Faculty of Medicine, University of Sarajevo…

Global Population Health and Well-being in the 21st Century

Izet Masic Abstract Referring to the current research and expertise of the world’s leading experts in the fields of public, global, physical and social health – in both developed and underdeveloped nations, the book: GLOBAL POPULATION HEALTH AND WELL-BEING IN THE 21st CENTURY; presents evidence-based review of the challenges that face the global population of…

Prevalence of Chronic Erythematous Candidiasis in Lebanese Denture Wearers: a Clinico-microbiological Study

Georges Aoun, Antoine Berberi Abstract Objective: Chronic erythematous candidiasis also known as denture-related stomatitis refers to inflammatory changes of the denture-bearing mucosa. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of chronic erythematous candidiasis in a Lebanese population using clinical and microbiological examinations. Materials and Methods: Ninety-eight patients wearing full acrylic maxillary denture…