Efficacy of the herbal hepatoprotector in patients with coronary artery disease after PCI
Abdullaev A.Kh., Alyavi B.A., Azizov Sh.I., Iskhakov Sh.A & Karimova D.K.
DOI : N/A | SAR J Med; 2020, 1(1);1-5
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Coronary artery disease (CAD) is leading due to disability and death of the working population, and successful its treatment is largely determined by maintaining adequate coronary blood flow, including through interventions, percutaneous interventions. This article describes the efficacy of the adding herbal hepatoprotector - Hepofresh 2 tablets 3 times a day on the framework of the standard therapy on some indicators of the functional state of the liver of patients with coronary heart disease with stable angina of III-IV FC, subjected to percutaneous intervention (PCI). And the results show that Hepofresh contributes to better tolerance of treatment, increases its effectiveness and prevent the development of side effects and various liver disorders in patients CAD after PCI.
Home Based intervention for Mothers' Perception about Hepatitis A Virus
Magda M. Mohsen, Amal A. El-Abbassy and Amira N. El-Abd
DOI : N/A | SAR J Med; 2020, 1(1);6-17
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Background: A home-based intervention is a promising approach for early intervention about HAV that aims at improving mothers-child outcomes. The aim of this study was to examine the effect of home based intervention on improving mothers' perception about Hepatitis A virus. Methods: Design: A quasi-experimental (pre-post) design was utilized. Subjects: A multi stage random sample of 360 mothers through home visits in Shranees village, Quesna district at Menoufia Governorate, Egypt. Instruments: 1) Hepatitis A virus Interview Questionnaire to assess socio-demographic data and mother's perception of hepatitis A virus which included mothers' knowledge about hepatitis A virus and mothers' practices about HAV and 2) Observational checklist to assess home environment and to assess home feeding environment. Results: It was revealed that there was improvement in total knowledge post intervention than pre intervention (14.60±5.53, 10.13±5.50) respectively and there was a change in knowledge in the study group than control group at post intervention (4.48±5.16, 0.17±0.96) respectively. There was improvement in total practice post intervention than pre intervention (3.94±1.17, 2.98 ±1.90) respectively and there was a change in practice in the study group than control group at post intervention (0.97±1.34, 0.13±2.37) respectively. Conclusion: the present study revealed that application of home based intervention proved to be effective in raising the women's perception regarding Hepatitis A. Hence, it can lead to improving knowledge and practice. Recommendations: health educational programs should be launched to nursery workers, school workers and women in rural areas about infectious diseases. Also, it was recommended vaccination against hepatitis A for children at the preschool and school period.
Co- relationship Between Nutritional Intake and Anthropometry of Under Five Years Children of Kathmandu, Nepal
Renu Khadka, Mandira Tamrakar, Kushalata Baral, Suraksha Subedi, Sudip Khanal & Maginsh Dahal
DOI : N/A | SAR J Med; 2020, 1(1);18-24
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Nutrition is a basic need for children and pregnant women; if a child is born malnourished s/he might not be the good asset for a country. We tried to assess the co relationship between nutritional intake and anthropometry among under five children. Purposively selected 100 mothers having under five children were interviewed for the study by using pretested questionnaire. The prevalence of malnutrition was found to be 43%. Majority of mothers had hygiene practice of hand washing during and after feeding their children. The study concludes that the nutrition status was unsatisfactory among under five children.