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ACI Open     Open Access  
Acta Bioquimica Clinica Latinoamericana     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research     Partially Free   (Followers: 22)
Adnan Menderes Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Fakültesi Dergisi     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Advanced Healthcare Materials     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Advances in Dual Diagnosis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 48)
Advances in Human Factors/Ergonomics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 26)
Advances in Medical Education and Practice     Open Access   (Followers: 34)
Advances in Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 89)
Advances in Nursing Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 43)
Advances in Simulation     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
AIDS and Behavior     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 48)
American Journal of Managed Care     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
Analytical Methods     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
Anthropologie et santé     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Applied Clinical Informatics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Applied Health Economics and Health Policy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 24)
Applied Research in Quality of Life     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Archives of Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 13)
Asian Journal of Health     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Australasian Journal of Paramedicine     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Australian Health Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Australian Journal of Primary Health     Hybrid Journal  
Australian Journal of Rural Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Autism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 350)
Avicenna     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Balint Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Bereavement Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
BJR     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making     Open Access   (Followers: 25)
BMC Oral Health     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
BMJ Leader     Hybrid Journal  
BMJ Quality & Safety     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 69)
BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 50)
British Journal of Healthcare Assistants     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 33)
British Journal of Healthcare Management     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19)
British Journal of Hospital Medicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 18)
British Journal of Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 297)
British Journal of School Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
Bruce R Hopkins' Nonprofit Counsel     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Building Better Healthcare     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Canadian Nurse     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Cardiac Electrophysiology Clinics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Children and Schools     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Chinese Medical Record English Edition     Hybrid Journal  
CIN : Computers Informatics Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Clinical Audit     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Clinics and Practice     Open Access  
Cognition, Technology & Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Communication & Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Community Based Medical Journal     Open Access  
Conflict and Health     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Contemporary Nurse : A Journal for the Australian Nursing Profession     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Critical Public Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26)
Culture, Health & Sexuality: An International Journal for Research, Intervention and Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Current Opinion in Supportive and Palliative Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28)
Das Gesundheitswesen     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Death Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
Dental Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Disaster Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
DoctorConsult - The Journal. Wissen für Klinik und Praxis     Full-text available via subscription  
Droit, Déontologie & Soin     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
E-Health Telecommunication Systems and Networks     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
East and Central African Journal of Surgery     Open Access  
Éducation thérapeutique du patient     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
eGEMs     Open Access  
Emergency Radiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Enfermería Clínica     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Epidemiologic Methods     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Ergonomics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24)
Escola Anna Nery     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Ethnicity & Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
European Journal of Public Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 35)
European Research in Telemedicine / La Recherche Européenne en Télémédecine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Evaluation & the Health Professions     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Evidence-Based Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 74)
Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
Expert Opinion on Therapeutic Patents     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Families, Systems, & Health     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Family Practice Management     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Focus on Health Professional Education : A Multi-disciplinary Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Frontiers in Public Health Services and Systems Research     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Future Hospital Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Gastrointestinal Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Geron     Full-text available via subscription  
Global & Regional Health Technology Assessment     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Global Health Action     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
Global Health Management Journal (GHMJ)     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Global Health Research and Policy     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Global Journal of Hospital Administration     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Global Public Health: An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
Globalization and Health     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Handbook of Practice Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Health     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Health & Social Care In the Community     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 54)
Health : An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Health and Interprofessional Practice     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Health and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Health Care Analysis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Health Care Management Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Health Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 59)
Health Expectations     Open Access   (Followers: 16)
Health Facilities Management     Free   (Followers: 10)
Health Informatics Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28)
Health Information : Jurnal Penelitian     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Health Information Science and Systems     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Health Policy and Management     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Health Policy and Planning     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
Health Professions Education     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Health Promotion International     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28)
Health Promotion Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Health Psychology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 62)
Health Psychology Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 46)
Health Reform Observer : Observatoire des Réformes de Santé     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Health Research Policy and Systems     Open Access   (Followers: 16)
Health Science Journal of Indonesia     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Health Services Research and Managerial Epidemiology     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Health, Risk & Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Healthcare : The Journal of Delivery Science and Innovation     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Healthcare in Low-resource Settings     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Healthcare Management Forum     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Healthcare Policy / Politiques de Santé     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Healthcare Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Healthcare Risk Management     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
HealthcarePapers     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Hispanic Health Care International     Full-text available via subscription  
História, Ciências, Saúde - Manguinhos     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Hong Kong Journal of Social Work, The     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Hospital     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Hospital a Domicilio     Open Access  
Hospital Medicine Clinics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Hospital Peer Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Hospital Pharmacy     Partially Free   (Followers: 18)
Hospital Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Hospital Practices and Research     Open Access  
Housing, Care and Support     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Human Factors : The Journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 39)
Human Resources for Health     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
ICU Director     Hybrid Journal  
Ids Practice Papers     Hybrid Journal  
IEEE Pulse     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
IISE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Independent Nurse     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Index de Enfermeria     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Indian Journal of Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Informatics for Health and Social Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Health     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
INQUIRY : The Journal of Health Care Organization, Provision, and Financing     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Interface - Comunicação, Saúde, Educação     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
International Archives of Health Sciences     Open Access  
International Journal for Equity in Health     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
International Journal for Quality in Health Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 41)
International Journal of Care Coordination     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
International Journal of Computers in Healthcare     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
International Journal of Electronic Healthcare     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 27)
International Journal of Health Administration and Education Congress (Sanitas Magisterium)     Open Access  
International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
International Journal of Health Economics and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
International Journal of Health Governance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
International Journal of Health Planning and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
International Journal of Health Sciences Education     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Health Services Research and Policy     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
International Journal of Health System and Disaster Management     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
International Journal of Healthcare     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
International Journal of Healthcare Technology and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
International Journal of Hospital Research     Open Access  
International Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
International Journal of Human Rights in Healthcare     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
International Journal of Medicine and Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, The     Open Access   (Followers: 16)
International Journal of Palliative Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 32)
International Journal of Positive Behavioural Support     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 38)
International Journal of Prisoner Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
International Journal of Privacy and Health Information Management     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
International Journal of Public and Private Healthcare Management and Economics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-Being     Open Access   (Followers: 22)
International Journal of Reliable and Quality E-Healthcare     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
International Journal of Research in Nursing     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
International Journal of Telemedicine and Clinical Practices     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
International Journal of Telework and Telecommuting Technologies     Full-text available via subscription  
International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 42)
International Journal of User-Driven Healthcare     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
International Journal on Disability and Human Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23)
Irish Journal of Paramedicine     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
JAAPA     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Jaffna Medical Journal     Open Access  
Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 41)
Journal for Healthcare Quality     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28)
Journal of Advanced Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 251)
Journal of Advances in Medical Education & Professionalism     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Journal of Aging and Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
Journal of Ambulatory Care Management, The     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Journal of Applied Arts and Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)

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Adnan Menderes Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Fakültesi Dergisi
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ISSN (Online) 2587-2427
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  • Prejudice Obesity of Midwives and Nurses in the Primary Health Care

    • Authors: Ayten YILMAZ YAVUZ ; Hasret BAYSAL
      Abstract: Objective: This study aims to determine the obesity prejudice of midwives and nurses working in institutions providing primary health care service. Methods: This descriptive study the universe's species, the two provinces located east of Turkey has created 287 midwives and nurses serving in primary care. The sample of the study was not chosen. 229 midwives and nurses who accepted to participate and who were working actively in primary health care constitutes the sample of the study. The questionnaire form consists of descriptive characteristics form and Obesity Prejudice Scale. The data of the study were assessed with SPSS package program by using descriptive statistics, t test, ANOVA test and correlation test. Before starting the research, written consent and Ethical Board approval were taken from the institution the study was conducted in. Care was taken for the participation to occur on a voluntary basis. Results: No statistically significant difference was found between the obesity prejudice scale average scores of the participants and their descriptive characteristics (p>0.05). In the study, the obesity prejudice scale average score of the health personnel was found as 78.57±11.31 and 56.3% were found to be inclined to prejudice, while 27.5% were found to have prejudice. Conclusion: It was found that more than half of the midwives and nurses working in institutions providing primary health care were inclined to have prejudice against obese individuals. This result shows that training interventions are a necessity. In line with these results, it can be recommended to train the health personnel providing service about this issue. According to these results; it may be suggested that healthcare personnel providing service take part in in-service training on this subject will be examined.
      PubDate: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +030
  • Pain Syndrome That Occurs with Increased Usage of Mobile Technology:
           “Text Neck”

    • Authors: Nihan ÖZÜNLÜ PEKYAVAŞ ; Ozlem BASTUG YURUK , Fettah SAYGILI
      Abstract: Smartphones and tablets are mobile technological devices that are used for many purposes such as communication, transportation, entertainment, education, and security. Although it is used by all age groups of the community, especially children and adolescents spend a long time with smartphones and tablets. With the increasing use of mobile technology, various symptoms such as musculoskeletal pain, insomnia, difficulty in concentrating, and fatigue appear. The definition of "text neck" is the firstly described by Dr. Dean L. Fishman as has a problem of the neck, head and shoulder pain, and numbness in the upper extremities who use smartphones and tablets for a long time. This kyphotic posture, which the head and arms are at the front for a long time while using mobile devices, is thought to pose a potential risk for early arthritis onset and disc degeneration. “Text neck” has various symptoms such as neck pain, back pain, shoulder pain, headache, insomnia, tingling, and numbness at the hands. Although there are no specific diagnostic criteria for "text neck", some researchers have developed photographic methods to evaluate the head and neck posture. Preventive physiotherapy approaches can be suggested for “text neck”. In case of symptoms, therapeutic physiotherapy techniques can be applied. There are very few studies on preventive and therapeutic physiotherapy approaches. In these studies, postural education, to increase awareness, ergonomic design, and exercise programs become prominent. In this review, factors that cause “text neck" syndrome, symptoms, assessment methods, and treatment approaches are discussed with the literature.
      PubDate: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +030
  • The Effect of Reflux During Pregnancy on Quality of Life and Adaptation to
           Pregnancy: Case-Control Study

    • Authors: Keziban AMANAK
      Abstract: Objective: This study was conducted to investigate the effect of reflux experienced during pregnancy on quality of life and adaptation to pregnancy.Methods: This study was conducted with a total of 224 pregnant women, 112 with reflux (case group) and 112 without reflux (control group) during pregnancy. Research data were collected with Personal Information Form, Quality of Life Scale, and Acceptance of Pregnancy Subscale of the Prenatal Self Evaluation Questionnaire.Results: In the study, it was found that the average quality of life scores of the pregnant women in the case group was lower than the pregnant women in the control group and this difference was statistically significant. In the study, it was found that the mean scores of adaptation to pregnancy of the pregnant women in the case group (33.21±5.89) were higher than the pregnant women in the control group (27.13±3.84) and this difference was significant in the statistical analysis.Conclusion: In this study, it was concluded that the quality of life and adaptation to pregnancy levels of pregnant women who had reflux during pregnancy were lower than those who did not experience reflux during pregnancy.
      PubDate: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +030
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Obesity: The Role of FTO and MC4R Gene

    • Authors: Ayçıl ÖZTURAN ŞİRİN ; Yasemin AKDEVELİOĞLU
      Abstract: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a multifactorial endocrine disorder with a complex etiology. It is also associated with metabolic disorders that increase the risk of developing obesity and type 2 diabetes in women. Obesity / adiposity and insulin resistance is a common problem in women with PCOS. Genome projects, which examine the human genome in detail, have been shown to have a large number of genes and genetic variations associated with obesity and some diseases. Among these genes, fat mass and obesity-associated gene (FTO) and melanocortin-4 receptor gene (MC4R) variants are associated with obesity, excess body weight, and type 2 diabetes. Therefore, it is suggested that genes, FTO and MC4R, may be associated with PCOS through the effects of obesity / adiposity development. In this review article, the relationship of some obesity-related gene polymorphisms (FTO and MC4R) with PCOS has been investigated.
      PubDate: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +030
  • Evaluation of Anthropometric Measures of Children with Autism Spectrum

    • Authors: Çağla ÇİFTÇİ
      Abstract: Objective: This research was contucted to evaluate of anthropometric measurements of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.Methods: The populations of the research consist of 63 children with Autism Spectrum Disorder who are studying at special education and rehabilitation center in Bursa. Sample selection wasn’t made in this study. 50 children with Autism Spectrum Disorder were included on a voluntary basis in the scope of research. Weight and height were measured and Body Mass Index was calculated for children in the research. Results were evaluated with percentile charts.Results: Number of boys and girls are 36 and 14, respectively. Mean age is 11.49±4.51. 4% of children were weak, 36% were normal, 18% were overweight and 42% were obese compared to the Body Mass Index values. Conclusion: As a result, prevelance of overweight and obesity was high in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
      PubDate: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +030
  • The Internet and Social Media Using of Pregnant Women as a Source of

    • Authors: Gizem ÖZTÜRK GÜNEŞ; Nazlı ÜNLÜ , Esra Nur UZUNKAYA , Zekiye KARAÇAM
      Abstract: Objective: The aim of the study is to examine the internet and social media usage status of pregnant women.Methods: This cross - sectional study was conducted between January - August 2019 in Aydın Obstetrics and Paediatrics Hospital. The study included 296 women who came to this hospital to receive follow-up and care services and selected convenience sampling methods. Data were collected with a questionnaire developed by the researchers and analysed with descriptive statistics and chi-square test.Results: The mean age of the pregnant women was 27.01±4.88 (range: 16-38), 51.4% were middle and 23.0% high school graduates, and 26.4% were employed in income-generating jobs. It was found that 32.1% of the pregnant women had first and 54.7% had 2-3 pregnancies, 23.6% participated in pregnant information class and 22.0% had problems during pregnancy. Of pregnant women, 75%felt that they needed information, 70.6% reported that they used internet and 55.1% used social media. Of the pregnant women obtained this information, 53.7%did not trust this information and 65.4% reported that they interviewed their midwives to confirm this information. The rates of internet use as a source of information were found to be statistically significant in the 16-19 and 20-29 age groups (88.2% and 76.8%) compared to the 30-38 age group(53.9%; X2=18.028; p=0.000), in the unemployed and civil servants (90.9% and 73.1%) compared to housewives (65.9%; X2=8.720; p=0.013), in the high school and university graduates (91.2% and 86.1%) compared to less education (59.5%; X2=20.699; p=0.000), in the living in nuclear family (77.9%) compared to extended family (44.6%; X2=27.115; p=0,000), in the first pregnancy (85.3%) compared to2-3 (67.3%) and 4-6 (48.7%) pregnant women (X2=19.699; p=0,000).In order to obtain information, it was determined that pregnant women in the 16-19 and 20-29 age group (82.4% and 60.0%) used more social media than the 30-38 age group (39.3%; X2=15.897; p=0.000), in the high school and university graduates (69.1% and 81.4%) than with less education (43.8%; X2=30.862; p=0.000), in the living in the nuclear family (60.2%) than extended family (36.9%; X2=11.082; p=0.001), in the first pregnancy (74.7%) than 2-3 (48.8%) and 4-6 (33.3%) pregnancy (X2=24.900; p=0,000).Conclusion: In this study, it is concluded that they use the internet and social media widely as a source of information, especially young, educated, non-housewives, and pregnant women living in nuclear families and having their first pregnancy. These sources of information are important in terms of ensuring that pregnant women and their families can immediately access the information they are looking for. In order to ensure the easy access of pregnant women to the right information, it can contribute to the development of mother-baby health by checking the accuracy of the information shared in these environments.
      PubDate: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +030
  • Determining of Beliefs in Sexual Myths in Health Professionals

    • Authors: Özcan ÖZDEMİR ; Mualla YILMAZ
      Abstract: Objective: This research was conducted to determine the sexual myths of health professionals.Methods: The universe of this study was all of the health care professionals (N=323) in a State Hospital between October 2016 and December 2017 and sample of the study was 195 health care, professionals, including 128 nurses, 32 paramedic, 25 midwives and 10 health care officers. The data were collected by using two data collection tools, Personal Information Form and Sexual Myths Scale.Results: As a result of the findings, it was determined that the average age of the health professionals is 27.34 ± 5.92. In the families of 69.2% of the health professionals, the related topics are not talked about sexually and the related information is not given, 41 % of the health professionals were get the first information about sexuality from their friends. The mean score of the sexual myths scale of the health professionals in the study was 77,26±16,71. There was a statistically significant difference between the average scores of sexual myths scale according to age, gender, occupation, marital status, who experienced first sexual experience, belief in the definite rhetoric about the sex, and the first source of information (p<0,05). In line with these results, it was determined that the sexual myths of health professionals. Conclusion: It is suggested that health professionals hould carry out studies aiming to remove the sexual myths existing through in-service trainings on sexuality and take active role of psychiatric nurses in these studies.
      PubDate: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +030
  • Current Approaches to Aspiration Principles in Newborn's Birth Room;
           Role and Responsibilities of Midwives

    • Authors: Deniz BATMAN
      Abstract: When neonatatal mortality statistics are analyzed, it is seen that a significant portion of them occur on the first day of life. This shows how important care and monitoring of the newborn in the delivery room is. Aspiration procedure in the delivery room is widely used in birth clinics in newborns. Many complications that may adversely affect the functioning of the respiratory and circulatory system due to aspiration may occur. In this respect, it is an intervention that should be applied carefully in the newborn. Over the years, the practice of approaching newborns in the delivery room has changed. When the current recommendations of World Health Organization, Turkish Neonatology Association, American Heart Association and International Resuscitation Committee, which direct the neonatal care, are examined, routine aspiration is not recommended for newborns. The midwives' duties and responsibilities include the initial care and examination of the newborn and, if necessary, emergency resuscitation. This shows that midwives have a key role in the aspiration process of the newborn. In this respect, it is important for midwives to have detailed information about aspiration principles in newborn and to know current approaches. Aspiration is applied to neonates in oro-nasopharynx, endotracheal and stomach contents aspiration methods in the delivery room and plays an important role in midwifery care. In this article, current approaches to the principles of aspiration in the delivery room of the newborn and the roles and responsibilities of midwives have been reviewed within the scope of the literature.
      PubDate: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +030
  • The Role of Nurses in Spiritual Care in Patients with Breast Cancer

    • Authors: Şule OLGUN
      Abstract: A physically developing disease brings along social and psychological problems. Similarly, fluctuations in the mental and emotional field can lead to physical pathological problems in the individual. Therefore, patients are not only treated physiologically but also culturally, economically, emotionally, spiritually and socially. Nurses should provide care according to the biological, psychological, social and spiritual conditions and needs of individuals/patients and take an active role in meeting their spiritual needs. Spirituality has a positive effect on the treatment of cancer patients. Nurses have a great responsibility among the healthcare professionals who are in contact with the patients and who are responsible for their care, especially in supporting breast cancer individuals to cope with difficult experiences during the treatment. In order to provide moral support to breast cancer patients, nurses; show empathy and compassion that will connect the patient to life, and therefore must first learn the patient's spiritual history. It is very important for nurses to gain awareness of the spiritual issue and its importance in order to provide patients with moral support. In the review prepared based on this information; What are the regular duties for nurses in breast cancer individuals and the effects of spiritual care on breast cancer patients are explained by using the literature.
      PubDate: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +030
  • New Exercise Monitoring and Management Technologies in Post-Operative
           Orthopaedic Rehabilitation

    • Authors: Fatih ÖZDEN
      Abstract: Appropriate application of exercise protocols during post-operative orthopedic rehabilitation is of great importance for the improvement of the patient's clinical condition. With the introduction of telerehabilitation services in recent years, it is possible for clinicians to monitor and manage the exercise protocols of their patients in a more practical, cost-effective and time-saving manner. Telerehabilitation is used in post-operative period for many pathological conditions, especially total knee arthroplasty, and its effectiveness is investigated by randomized controlled studies. In this review, exercise monitoring and management technologies in post-operative orthopedic rehabilitation process are discussed. Differences, similarities, advantages and disadvantages of these applications compared to conventional methods will be examined.
      PubDate: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +030
  • The Nutrition Habits, the Ortorexia Nervosa Points and the Comparison of
           Body Mass Index of the University Students Reading in Different

    • Authors: Halime PULAT DEMİR ; Başak CAN , Merve CAN TEZEL
      Abstract: Objective: In this study; nutrient consumption, Orthorexia Nervosa scores and body mass indexes of the students who were or did not receive nutrition education at a foundation university were compared.Methods: The universe of the study; Nutrition and Dietetics (230) and Social Work students (200) from a foundation university in Istanbul were formed. As data collection tools; The Orthorexia Nervosa Assessment Test (ORTO-11) and the 24-hour food consumption record were used. SPSS (Statistical Package for Social Sciences) 17.0 program was used in the evaluation process. The results were evaluated at 95% confidence interval and p <0,05 at significance level.Results: When Body Mass Indexes of two parts were compared; ıt was found that 15,6% of the students in the Social Work Department and 8,3% of the Nutrition and Dietetics students were overweight or obese. When ORTO-11 score evaluations were compared, it was seen that orthorectic individuals were present in two groups, but it was found that there was more orthorexia nervosa in the Nutrition and Dietetics students (79,1%) (p <0,05).Conclusion: In order to determine the current status of orthorexia nervosa in Turkey, studies investigating the prevalence and validity and reliability of the ORTO-15 scale should be increased. A multidisciplinary approach should be used in the diagnosis and treatment of orthorexia nervosa.
      PubDate: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +030
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