Peer-reviewed Articles - Medicine

3 citations
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Background Little is known about how to achieve enduring improvements in physical activity (PA), sedentary behaviour (SB) and sleep for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This study aimed to: (1) identify what people with COPD from South...

["Kinesiology","Nursing","Public Health","Respiratory Medicine"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4604
251 downloads
1,088 views

Objective To translate the Perceived Stress Questionnaire (PSQ) into Chinese, validate its reliability and validity in nursing students and investigate the perceived stress level of nursing students. Method Forward- and back-translation combined with expert assessment...

["Nursing","Psychiatry and Psychology","Public Health","Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4503
1 citation
251 downloads
1,136 views

Objectives Our main aim was to assess the quality of life (QoL) and treatment satisfaction (TS) of subjects with LADA (latent autoimmune diabetes of the adult) and compare these measures with those of patients with other diabetes types, i.e., type 1 (T1DM) and...

["Diabetes and Endocrinology","Nursing","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.3928
1 citation
241 downloads
1,065 views

Background Individuals with stroke often have multiple cardiovascular risk factors that necessitate promoting engagement in multiple health behaviors. However, observational studies of individuals with stroke have typically focused on promoting a single health...

["Neurology","Nursing","Nutrition","Psychiatry and Psychology","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.3210
122 downloads
719 views

Objectives The use of escorts (chauffeurs and chaperones) while on duty in after-hours-house-call (AHHC) is one key protective option available to doctors in the service, and has been linked to low burnout and increased satisfaction in AHHC. This study aims to...

["Health Policy","Nursing","Public Health","Ethical Issues","Science Policy"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.3218
2 citations
594 downloads
1,770 views

Introduction There exist several barriers to maternal health service utilization in developing countries. Most of the previous studies conducted in India have focused on demand-side barriers, while only a few have touched upon supply-side barriers. None of the...

["Global Health","Health Policy","Nursing","Public Health","Women's Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2675
359 downloads
2,260 views

Partners of Australian combat veterans are at an increased risk of experiencing mental health problems. The present study provides a comparative analysis of the mental health of partners of veterans with that of the Australian normative data. To compare different...

["Global Health","Health Policy","Nursing","Psychiatry and Psychology","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2373
272 downloads
1,219 views

Objective. We hypothesized that a significant percentage of patients who are referred to the Emergency Department (ED) after calling their primary care physician’s (PCP) office receive such instructions without the input of a physician. Methods. We enrolled a convenience...

["Emergency and Critical Care","Nursing","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1507
2 citations
596 downloads
1,879 views

Background. Healthcare workers have an increased risk of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI), but previous studies suggested that they might be reluctant to accept preventive tuberculosis (TB) treatment. We aimed to examine doctors’ and nurses’ experience of TB...

["Health Policy","Infectious Diseases","Nursing","Public Health","Respiratory Medicine"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1738
2 citations
411 downloads
2,628 views

Purpose. The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the hypothetical model based on structural relationship with the occupational dysfunction on psychological problems (stress response, burnout syndrome, and depression) in healthcare workers.Method. Three cross...

["Epidemiology","Nursing","Psychiatry and Psychology","Public Health","Statistics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1389
4 citations
727 downloads
2,024 views

Rationale. Many cancer patients and survivors do not meet nutritional and physical activity guidelines, thus healthier eating and greater levels of physical activity could have considerable benefits for these individuals. While research has investigated cancer...

["Nursing","Nutrition","Oncology","Public Health","Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1396
1 citation
390 downloads
1,606 views

Context. During the late 1990s, insecticide resistance had rendered a number of treatment products ineffective; some companies saw this as an opportunity to develop alternative types of treatment. We investigated the possibility that a surfactant-based lotion containing...

["Clinical Trials","Dermatology","Drugs and Devices","Nursing","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1368
2 citations
382 downloads
1,510 views

Background. The aims of this study were to translate the Obesity-Related Problem scale (OP scale) into the Norwegian language and test its reliability, validity and responsiveness in a Norwegian sample.Method. The questionnaire (OP scale) was translated from the...

["Nursing","Nutrition","Psychiatry and Psychology","Public Health","Surgery and Surgical Specialties"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1275
4 citations
498 downloads
1,749 views

Although family medicine (FM) is the most commonly practiced specialty among all the medical specialties, its practice patterns have seldom been analyzed. Looking at data from Taiwan’s National Health Insurance Research Database, the current study analyzed ambulatory...

["Emergency and Critical Care","Health Policy","Internal Medicine","Nursing","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1145
8 citations
1,074 downloads
2,575 views

Background. Information on self-reported health is important for health professionals, and the aim of this study was to examine associations between lifestyle factors and self-reported health and the mediating effect of disease in a Norwegian population.Methods...

["Epidemiology","Evidence Based Medicine","Nursing","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.609

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