European Journal of Preventive Medicine

Volume 4, Issue 4, July 2016

  • Knowledge and Practices of Mutawifeen (Pilgrims’ Guides) Regarding Heat Related Illnesses Before and After Exposure to an Educational Program

    Mohammad M. Alkot, Reda A. Goweda, Mokhtar M. Shatla, Enas H. AlFalogy

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, July 2016
    Pages: 95-99
    Received: 26 February 2016
    Accepted: 22 March 2016
    Published: 4 June 2016
    Abstract: Pilgrims who are exposed to hot environments may be at risk of heat-related illnesses (HRIs) such as heat cramps, heat exhaustion, or heat stroke. Mutawifeen (pilgrims’ guides) should understand how HRIs affect pilgrims’ health and safety, how they can be prevented, and what the initial treatment options are. The study Objectives is to assess and i... Show More
  • Patient Centered Approach and Health Related Quality of Life in Essential Hypertensive Patients

    Amany Mohammed Abd Allah, Marwa Mostafa Ahmed, Mohammed Adel Soliman Foda, Nagwa Eid Saad

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, July 2016
    Pages: 100-105
    Received: 8 July 2016
    Accepted: 16 July 2016
    Published: 2 August 2016
    Abstract: Hypertension is a common chronic disease amenable to control by adopting relevant lifestyle modifications and/or appropriate medication. The aim of the study was to assess the effect of patient centered approach on self-reported health related quality of life (HRQoL) in patients with essential hypertension attending Internal Medicine outpatient cli... Show More