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American J. of Applied Mathematics and Statistics     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
American J. of Applied Psychology     Open Access   (Followers: 21)
American J. of Biomedical Research     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
American J. of Cancer Prevention     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
American J. of Civil Engineering and Architecture     Open Access   (Followers: 22)
American J. of Clinical Medicine Research     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
American J. of Educational Research     Open Access   (Followers: 48)
American J. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 17)
American J. of Energy Research     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
American J. of Environmental Protection     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
American J. of Epidemiology and Infectious Disease     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
American J. of Food and Nutrition     Open Access   (Followers: 20)
American J. of Food Science and Technology     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
American J. of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology     Open Access   (Followers: 15)
American J. of Information Systems     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
American J. of Materials Engineering and Technology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
American J. of Materials Science and Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
American J. of Mathematical Analysis     Open Access  
American J. of Mechanical Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
American J. of Medical and Biological Research     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
American J. of Medical Case Reports     Open Access  
American J. of Medical Sciences and Medicine     Open Access  
American J. of Medicine Studies     Open Access  
American J. of Microbiological Research     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
American J. of Modeling and Optimization     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
American J. of Nanomaterials     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
American J. of Numerical Analysis     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
American J. of Pharmacological Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
American J. of Public Health Research     Open Access   (Followers: 21)
American J. of Rural Development     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
American J. of Sensor Technology     Open Access  
American J. of Sports Science and Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 17)
American J. of Water Resources     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
American J. of Zoological Research     Open Access  
Applied Ecology and Environmental Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
Automatic Control and Information Sciences     Open Access  
Biomedical Science and Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Chemical Engineering and Science     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Celiac Disease     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Dental Sciences and Research     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Econometrics and Financial Management     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Physics     Open Access  
Intl. Transaction of Electrical and Computer Engineers System     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
J. of Automation and Control     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
J. of Biomedical Engineering and Technology     Open Access  
J. of Business and Management Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
J. of Cancer Research and Treatment     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
J. of Computer Networks     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
J. of Computer Sciences and Applications     Open Access  
J. of Environment Pollution and Human Health     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
J. of Finance and Accounting     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
J. of Finance and Economics     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
J. of Food and Nutrition Research     Open Access   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.344, h-index: 11)
J. of Food Security     Open Access  
J. of Geosciences and Geomatics     Open Access  
J. of Materials Physics and Chemistry     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
J. of Mathematical Sciences and Applications     Open Access  
J. of Optoelectronics Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
J. of Polymer and Biopolymer Physics Chemistry     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Materials Science and Metallurgy Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Research     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Physics and Materials Chemistry     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Research in Plant Sciences     Open Access  
Research in Psychology and Behavioral Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Sustainable Energy     Open Access  
Turkish J. of Analysis and Number Theory     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Wireless and Mobile Technologies     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
World J. of Agricultural Research     Open Access  
World J. of Analytical Chemistry     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
World J. of Chemical Education     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
World J. of Environmental Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
World J. of Organic Chemistry     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Journal Cover American Journal of Public Health Research
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   ISSN (Print) 2327-669X - ISSN (Online) 2327-6703
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  • Risk Factors of Maternal Death in Jimma University Specialized Hospital: A
           Matched Case Control Study

    • Authors: Tegene Legese; Misra Abdulahi, Anteneh Dirar
      Pages: 120 - 127
      Abstract: Background: Maternal death has devastating effects on the family she leaves behind and country level. Most of the literatures in our country are reviews of maternal death which are unable to determine the predictors of maternal death and do not consider change of time since there is variation in care given and did not identify timing of death. Objective: To assess risk factors of maternal death in Jimma University specialized hospital, Southwest Ethiopia from January 2010 to December 2014. Methods: A time matched case control study was conducted on 600 charts, 120 cases and 480controls. Data was collected using checklist adapted from maternal death surveillance review of Ethiopia guide line. Data were entered into epi data 3.1 and exported to Stata 13 for analysis. Conditional logistic regression was done to identify the independent predictors of maternal death. The adjusted matched odds ratio with the 95% confidence interval was reported and statistical significance was declared at p =
      PubDate: 2016-6-6
      Issue No: Vol. 4, No. 4 (2016)
  • A Jamaican Study: Invitro Comparison of the Effects of Lantana camara,
           Gouania lupuloides and Commercial Mouthwashes on Oral Microorganisms

    • Authors: Gad Onywere; Paul Gyles, Jeanelle Lewin, Tana Bandoo, Karhone Mundell, Dennis Bailey, Patience Bazuaye-Alonge
      Pages: 128 - 133
      Abstract: Objectives: The study was to compare the efficacy of selected commercial mouthwashes and natural products against oral microorganisms. Method: Red sage (Lantana camara) and Chew stick (Gouania lupuloides) plant material were collected from Northern Caribbean University farm. Ethanolic and aqueous extracts of the plants were extracted and concentrated with a rotor vapor. The extracts were utilized for the preparation of different concentrations for antimicrobial sensitivity. Commercial mouthwashes: Crest, ACT, Ultra Care, Cari-Med and Listerine were tested against the isolates: Streptococcus mutans, Escherichia coli, Streptococcus pneumonia and Pseudomonas aeruginosa from oral cavity. Phytochemical screening was done on the plant extracts to determine their active ingredients. Results: The results showed that Red sage and Chew stick extracts had the highest zone of inhibition against the oral microorganisms compared to the commercial mouthwashes. The microorganisms were weakly sensitive to the mouthwashes. Aqueous plant extracts tested positive for phytochemical screening. Conclusion: It is evident that the plant extracts had antimicrobial properties. The oral microorganisms were sensitive to the ethanolic and aqueous extracts. Red sage aqueous extracts was the most potent against all tested microorganisms. Thus, further work is in progress to consider Red sage and chew stick natural products as mouthwashes for treatment of oral cavity infections.
      PubDate: 2016-7-2
      Issue No: Vol. 4, No. 4 (2016)
  • Environmental and Socioeconomic Determinants of Child Mortality: Evidence
           from the 2013 Nigerian Demographic Health Survey

    • Authors: Adeolu M.O; Akpa O.M, Adeolu A.T, Aladeniyi I.O
      Pages: 134 - 141
      Abstract: Despite the global decline in under-five mortality rate from 91 deaths per 1000 live births in 1990 to 43 deaths per 1000 live births in 2015 and Nigeria’s under-five mortality reduction from 201 per 1,000 live births in 2009 to 128 per 1,000 live births in 2013 as against the Sustainable Development Goal target of 25 per 1,000 live births, child mortality rate still remain unacceptably high in Nigeria and thereby has a long way to go in achieving this target. This study explores the household’s environmental, socio-economic characteristics, maternal demographic and their effect on child mortality. Data from the Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) 2013 was used to investigate the predictors of child (aged 0-4 years) mortality in Nigeria. Data for the currently married women who had experienced child mortality and those who have not, totaling 20,192. Cross-tabulation and binary logistic regression techniques were employed in the statistical analysis. The result indicated that child mortality rate was highest (46.0%) among mothers with no educational and lowest (13.6%) among mothers with tertiary education and was statistically significant in reducing the child mortality rate. Children born in households with unimproved toilet experienced highest mortality rate (41.0%) compared to those who were born in households with improved toilet (30.4%) and have substantial impact on child mortality. Maternal education and provision of sanitation facilities should be advocated as a strategy to reduce child mortality.
      PubDate: 2016-7-8
      Issue No: Vol. 4, No. 4 (2016)
  • Prevalence of Pulmonary Tuberculosis and Associated Factors among
           Prisoners in Wolaita Zone, Southern Ethiopia: Cross-sectional Study

    • Authors: Bayu Begashaw; Abera Beyamo Mekiso, Tegene Legesse
      Pages: 142 - 148
      Abstract: Background: prisoners are at a disproportionately high risk and neglected reservoirs and susceptible population for TB. Objective: To determine prevalence of pulmonary tuberculosis and associated factors among prisoners in Wolaita Zone, Southern Ethiopia. Methods: A cross-sectional study design was performed on 302 study participants to assess the prevalence and risk factors of pulmonary tuberculosis among prisoners in Wolaita Zone, Southern Ethiopia, from March01/2015 to April 01/2015. Prisoners with a history of cough of ⩾2 weeks were screened for PTB using direct smear microscopy. Structured questionnaire was used to collect data on risk factors of pulmonary tuberculosis. Bivariate and multivariable binary Logistic regression was used to identify predictors of pulmonary tuberculosis. Result: A total of 302 prisoners were included in the study. Among those, 15 (4.97%) prisoners were found to have TB giving a point prevalence of 966 per 100,000 populations of pulmonary TB among the study participants. Pulmonary tuberculosis was significantly associated with cigarette smoking (AOR=5.42, 95%CI= (1.21, 24.25), having history of contact with known TB patients at home (AOR=7.01, 95%CI= (1.54, 31.90), Sharing a cell with a known TB patient (AOR=7.09, 95%CI= (1.59, 31.64), stay greater than 24 months in current prison (AOR=0.09, 95%CI= (0.02,0.47). and BMI
      PubDate: 2016-7-14
      Issue No: Vol. 4, No. 4 (2016)
  • The Impact of Inpatient Electronic Sign-out on Quality and Patient Safety

    • Authors: Mohammad U. Malik; Amibahen Gandhi, Hassan Tahir, Jhanavi Sagi, Sandhya Narukonda, Thomas Simunich, Saba Waseem, Medha Joshi
      Pages: 149 - 153
      Abstract: Introduction : The transition of patient care to the resident on call during the sign-out/hand off is an integral part of residency training and is a time vulnerable to medical errors. Methods :
      Authors conducted the study from July 28th to December 14th 2014. Residents (n=26) were required to sign-out via the electronically via the SBAR (Situation-Background-Assessment-Recommendation) based electronic template. The quality of sign-out was assessed by night float questionnaire. The quality of the sign-out (scale 1 to 5), preventable morbidities, LOS, mortalities and readmissions were compared pre and post intervention for the admitted patients (pre= 184, post=172). Results : Improvement in the mean quality (Likert scale 1-5) of both the written sign-out, 3.0 to 3.8 (p
      PubDate: 2016-7-16
      Issue No: Vol. 4, No. 4 (2016)
  • Early Mobilization and Physical Activity Improve Stroke Recovery: A Cohort
           Study of Stroke Inpatients in Kisumu County Referral Hospitals, Kenya

    • Authors: Maurice Mike Ogolla; Damian Otieno Opemo, Collins Otieno Asweto
      Pages: 154 - 158
      Abstract: Early mobilization in acute stroke care is highly recommended in a range of developed countries policy; however, in developing countries like Kenya, lack of evidence seems to hinder formulation and implementation of policy guideline on early mobilization in acute stroke care. Therefore, to estimate the safe optimal time for early mobilization of stroke patients in Kenya, we conducted a prospective cohort study in two purposively selected health facilities in Kisumu County, Kenya. About 100 stroke patients admitted in medical wards (mean age 59.1±2.3 years, females 61%) were recruited. Barthel Index’ tool was used to assess recovery and physical activity levels. It comprised of scoring scale ranging from 0-100. The participants were categorized as follows: Patients who score between 0 – 30 were considered as mildly recovered, 31 - 60 as moderately recovered and patients who score from 61 – 100 were regarded as fully recovered. Multiple logistic regression model was used to compute adjusted ORs (AOR) of early mobilization and Barthel Index variable, adjusting for age, gender and type of stroke. Early mobilization improves patient recovery. Participants in early mobilization group were more like to independently feed, groom, dress, use toilet, use wheel chair and climb stairs with help compared to late mobilization (p
      PubDate: 2016-7-19
      Issue No: Vol. 4, No. 4 (2016)
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