Peer Review – Legal and Ethical Issues Faced by Medical Staff: The Mandate for Physician Leadership

Zachary Paterick; Timothy E. Paterick

Volume 4, Issue 3 , September 2019, Pages 76-79

  Physicians working in hospitals face challenges when it comes to understanding and meeting the medical, legal, and ethical subjects outlined in the hospital bylaws. Hospital staff physicians and the hospital administration both aspire for high quality medical care and the assurance of patient safety. ...  Read More

Original Article
The 10-Year Incidence Trend of Common Cancers at a Referral Hospital in Tehran, Iran From 2007 to 2016

Hormoz Sanaeinasab; Esmat Davoudi Monfared; Ali-Akbar Karimi Zarchi; Mohsen Saffari; Abdowreza Delavari

Volume 4, Issue 3 , September 2019, Pages 80-85

  Background: Common cancers such as colon, breast, and lung cancer are increasing in developing countries. Objective: This study was conducted to determine 10-year trends and changes in common cancers in patients from a referral hospital in Tehran, Iran. Methods: This cross-sectional study investigated ...  Read More

Original Article
Minorities’ Diminished Returns of Educational Attainment on Hospitalization Risk: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS)

Shervin Assari; Mohsen Bazargan

Volume 4, Issue 3 , September 2019, Pages 86-91

  Background: As suggested by the Minorities’ Diminished Returns (MDRs) theory, educational attainment shows a weaker protective effect for racial and ethnic minority groups compared to non-Hispanic Whites. This pattern, however, is never shown for hospitalization risk. Objectives: This cross-sectional ...  Read More

Original Article
Viral Etiological Factors Causing Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) In Gaya Division, India

Roshan Kamal Topno; Krishna Pandey; Banke Bihari Singh; Manas Ranjan Dikhit; Ashish Kumar; Maneesh Kumar; Ganesh Chandra Sahoo; Vidya Nand Rabidas; Niyamat Ali Siddiqui; Wakil Paswan; Arjun Lal; Diwakar Singh Dinesh; Pradeep Das

Volume 4, Issue 3 , September 2019, Pages 92-96

  Background: From Gaya and adjoining regions, the trend in patients admitted with acute neurological illness was investigated. Illnesses were identified as sudden outbreaks of Japanese virus encephalitis (JE), Herpes simplex virus encephalitis (HSV-1&2), and other acute encephalitis syndrome (AES). ...  Read More

Original Article
Professional Values in Nursing and the Factors Which Affect Them: A Specific Example of a Private Hospital

Tuğba Mert; Serpil Çelik Durmuş

Volume 4, Issue 3 , September 2019, Pages 97-101

  Background: A professional is an individual who prefers a profession, is specially qualified in its technical aspects, and makes a living with the profession. Objective: This research was conducted to determine the professional values of nurses and the factors affecting them. Methods: This descriptive ...  Read More

Brief Report
Hand Hygiene Compliance in a Medical-Surgical Intensive Care Unit in La Habana

Humberto Guanche Garcell; Luis Gonzalez Alvarez; Anayka González Valdés; Katerine Cardenas Goulet; Gloria Fresneda Septiem; Francisco Gutierrez García

Volume 4, Issue 3 , September 2019, Pages 102-104

  Background: Hand hygiene plays a key role in the prevention of healthcare-associated infection in critical patients. Objective: The current study aimed to evaluate compliance with hand hygiene practices. Methods: An observational and descriptive study was carried out in a 35-bed medical-surgical critical ...  Read More

Case Report
Cementless Total Hip Arthroplasty After an Iatrogenic Subtrochanteric Fracture due to Hardware Removal: A Case Report

Francesco Castagnini; Giovanni Bracci; Enrico Tassinari; Federico Biondi

Volume 4, Issue 3 , September 2019, Pages 105-108

  Introduction: Total hip arthroplasty (THA) after proximal femoral fixation is a challenging procedure due to possible hardware-related complications. Case presentation: A 78-year-old female with hip osteoarthritis had a proximal femoral osteotomy fixed using a blade plate in the same femur 41 years ...  Read More