European Journal of Preventive Medicine

Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2016

  • Clinical and Bacteriological Profile of Neonatal Sepsis in King Khaleed Civilian Hospital, Tabuk, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

    Nagwa Gad Mohamed, Shamina Begum, Mohamed Hamed El-Batanony, Sawsan Mohammed Al Blewi, Walaa Mahmood, Mohammad Zubair

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2016
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: 7 December 2015
    Accepted: 21 December 2015
    Published: 4 January 2016
    Abstract: Neonatal sepsis is defined as a clinical syndrome of bacteremia with systemic signs and symptoms of infection in the first 28 days of life. Of newborns with early-onset sepsis, 85% present within 24 hours, 5% present at 24-48 hours, and a smaller percentage present within 48-72 hours. The present study included 38 septic neonates. They were divided... Show More
  • Quality of Life in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Bulgaria: A Cross - Sectional Study

    Boryana Levterova, Georgy Levterov, Elena Dragova

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2016
    Pages: 7-12
    Received: 21 December 2015
    Accepted: 5 January 2016
    Published: 15 January 2016
    Abstract: Diabetes Mellitus is a disease that affects almost every aspect of patients' life. Socio-medical importance and continuously increasing financial costs of diabetes require a thorough research on the quality of life in these patients to optimize clinical management and increase the effectiveness of health interventions. The aim of the study is to as... Show More
  • Knowledge of Teachers in Regards to Childhood Malnutrition and Reported Nutrition Information Resources

    Mary Damilola Adu, Ikeoluwapo Oyeneye Ajayi, Kayode Titus Adu

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2016
    Pages: 13-19
    Received: 15 October 2015
    Accepted: 21 November 2015
    Published: 24 February 2016
    Abstract: It is important to examine teacher’s knowledge on malnutrition since they are at the vanguard of the implementation of the school based malnutrition prevention programs and therefore has the vital role to influence nutrition information and behaviour in children. It is only teachers with accurate and substantial information that can orientate the c... Show More
  • Food Consumption in Association with Perceived Stress and Depressive Symptoms: A Cross Sectional Study from Five Universities and Three Colleges in Gaza Strip, Palestine

    Maged Mohamed Yassin, Amal Khalil Sarsour, Hatem Jamil Alharazin

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2016
    Pages: 20-27
    Received: 28 January 2016
    Accepted: 8 February 2016
    Published: 29 February 2016
    Abstract: University/college period is one of the stressful stage of life, and depressive symptoms and stress are health problems among students worldwide. Understanding nutrition-mood associations may enable students to make healthier food choices that lead to a healthier life style. The present study investigated the relationship between food consumption a... Show More