Clinical Medicine Research

Volume 6, Issue 2, March 2017

  • Hepatitis C Virus Seroconversion Among Hemodialysis Patients and the Role of Hepatitis C Virus Positive Patient's Isolation in Benha, Egypt

    Mohamed El–Tantawy Ibrahim, Mona Ahmed Elawady

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, March 2017
    Pages: 31-36
    Received: Jan. 07, 2017
    Accepted: Feb. 06, 2017
    Published: Mar. 02, 2017
    Abstract: The prevalence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in hemodialysis units (HD) is higher than among normal population. Seroconversion was included in many previous studies which constitute a great problem against infection control policies. The aim of this study was to evaluate seroconversion rate and the effect of isolation of hepatitis C positive... Show More
  • Assessment of Community Awareness Towards Zoonotic Tuberculosis in West Shoa, Ethiopia

    Berhanu Temesgen, Moa Melaku Shigut, Tilahun Bekele Hailemariam, Eshetu Chali

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, March 2017
    Pages: 37-42
    Received: Jul. 20, 2016
    Accepted: Sep. 23, 2016
    Published: Mar. 04, 2017
    Abstract: A questionnaire based cross-sectional study was conducted from October, 2015 to April, 2016 to assess awareness of the community towards the zoonotic importance of bovine tuberculosis in Bako town and its surrounding villages. About 480 randomly selected human populations were interviewed. Awareness of respondents about zoonotic importance of bovin... Show More
  • Assessment of Occupational Stress and Associated Factors Among Nurses in East Gojjam Zone Public Hospitals Northwest Ethiopia, 2016

    Dessalegn Haile Kassa, Abebe Dilie Afenigus, Bekele Tesfaye Meteku, Benalefew Lake Mengisitie, Berhanu Dessalegn Telila

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, March 2017
    Pages: 43-48
    Received: Feb. 01, 2017
    Accepted: Feb. 17, 2017
    Published: Mar. 09, 2017
    Abstract: Background: Occupational stress has been reported to affect job satisfaction among nurses, thus compromising nursing care and placing patients’ lives at risk. Nursing has been identified and reported by a number of studies as a stressful occupation. Occupational stress is a serious condition for nursing professionals that is directly associated wit... Show More
  • Acceptance of Long Acting Reversible Contraceptive Methods and Associated Factors Among Reproductive Age Women in Adama Town, Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia

    Ebrahim Mohammed, Legese Tadese, Gabi Agero

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, March 2017
    Pages: 53-63
    Received: Nov. 28, 2016
    Accepted: Dec. 16, 2016
    Published: Mar. 18, 2017
    Abstract: The global population is expected to reach between 7.5 and 10.5 billion by the year 2050. Ethiopia is the second most populous country in Sub-Saharan Africa next to Nigeria. Total Fertility Rate of Ethiopia is 4.1 children per women; contraceptive prevalence rate is 29% for all child bearing age women. The prevalence of long acting reversible contr... Show More