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    • Dentists' perception of primary health care services in family health and mother and child health clinics in Alexandria, Egypt 

      El Tantawi, Maha; Hamza, Maha A. El Din; Sabry, Marwa M. (‎2017-02)‎
      This study compared dentists' perceptions of provided services in Family Health [‎FH]‎ and Mother and Child Health [‎MCH]‎ clinics. A questionnaire was distributed to 120 dentists in 7 FH and 4 MCH clinics in Alexandria, Egypt in 2012. The questionnaire assessed personal and professional background, perceptions of primary health care [‎PHC]‎ role, types of services provided, patient recall and referral systems and perception of service quality. The response rate was 100%. More FH dentists perceived their role to include providing care for children and ...
    • Effect of anti-smoking advertisements on Turkish adolescents 

      Unal, E.; Gokler, M.E.; Metintas, S.; Kalyoncu, C. (‎2016-09)‎
      The aim of the present study was to determine the perception of 10 anti-smoking advertisements in 1434 Turkish adolescents. We used the Effectiveness of the Anti-smoking Advertisements Scale, which included 6 items for each advertisement; each item was assessed on a 5-point Likert-type scale. Multiple logistic regression analysis was used to determine the factors associated with the impact of the advertisements. All the advertisements were more effective for adolescents who had never smoked compared to ex-smokers and current smokers. We also noted ...
    • Knowledge and management of fever among Moroccan parents 

      Rkain, M.; Rkain, I.; Safi, M.; Kabiri, M.; Ahid, S.; Benjelloun, B. D. S. (‎2014)‎
      كثرا ما يكون لدى الآباء أفكار خاطئة عن الحمى التي تصيب الأطفال، كما أن المعلومات المتاحة عن التدبير العلاجي المنزلي للطفل المصاب بالحمى قليلة في المغرب. وقد استهدفت هذه الدراسة معرفة مدركات ومعارف وممارسات الأسر حول الحمى التي تصيب الأطفال، فأجرى الباحثون مقابلات مع 264 من آباء الأطفال الذين أصيبوا بالحمى في أعمار تراوحت بين 0 - 16 عاما، وذلك في قسم طوارئ الأطفال في الرباط في عام 2011 . واتضح للباحثين أن 3.5 % فقط من الآباء يعرفون التعريف الصحيح لدرجة الحرارة أثناء الحمى، وأن 54.4 % منهم يتعرفون على إصابة الطفل بالحمى باستخدام مقياس الحرارة، وأن ...
    • Knowledge and perceptions of prescribers regarding adherence to standard treatment guidelines for malaria: a comparative cross-sectional study from Pakistan 

      Malik, M.; Hassali, M.A.A.; Shafie, A.A.; Hussain, A. (‎2014)‎
      Despite the availability of standard treatment guidelines for malaria in Pakistan adherence to protocols by prescribers is poor.This descriptive, cross-sectional study aimed to explore the perceptions and knowledge of prescribers in Islamabad and Rawalpindi cities towards adherence to standard treatment guidelines for malaria.A questionnaire was distributed to a random sample of 360 prescribers; 64.7% were satisfied with the available antimalarial drugs and 41.3% agreed that antimalarial drugs should only be prescribed after diagnostic testing.Only ...
    • Men's perceptions of and participation in family planning in Aqaba and Ma'an governorates, Jordan 

      Mansour, A.M.Hamdan; Malkawi, A.O.; Sato, T.; Hamaideh, S.H.; Hanouneh, S.I. (‎2016)‎
      لقد اصبحت مشاركه الرجال في تنظيم الاسره ركنا اساسيا في مجال الصحه الانجابيه للمرأة ولقد كان الهدف من هذه الدراسه اختبار معارف ومواقف وممارسات الرجال الاردنيين تجاه تنظيم الاسره في جنوب الاردن ففي دراسة وصفيه مقطعيه في عام 2012 اجريت مقابلات منظمة مع 104 من الرجال المتزوجين في محافظتي العقبه ومعان وعلى الرغم من أن 93.5% من الرجال قد سمعوا عن تنظيم الاسره الذي يعتبر اللولب الرحمي وموانع الحمل الفمويه اكثر وسائله شيوعا فأن 45.1% منهم فقط ذكروا انهم وزوجاتهم يستخدمونه حاليا واتفق معظم الرجال على ان تكون المباعدة بين الولادات سنتين كحد أدني 93.3% وعلى ...
    • World Malaria Day 2014: invest in the future.Defeat malaria 

      Atta, Hoda; Reeder, John (‎2014)‎
      Despite the availability of standard treatment guidelines for malaria in Pakistan adherence to protocols by prescribers is poor.This descriptive, cross-sectional study aimed to explore the perceptions and knowledge of prescribers in Islamabad and Rawalpindi cities towards adherence to standard treatment guidelines for malaria.A questionnaire was distributed to a random sample of 360 prescribers; 64.7% were satisfied with the available antimalarial drugs and 41.3% agreed that antimalarial drugs should only be prescribed after diagnostic testing.Only ...