European Journal of Preventive Medicine

Volume 8, Issue 1, January 2020

  • Environmental, Anthropogenic, and Health Dimensions of Flooding: Perspectives in Man-environment Interactions

    Aigbiremolen Alphonsus Oriaifo, Osagiede Emmanuel Friday, Ireye Faith, Aigbiremolen-Alphonsus Agnes Eghonghon, Afogbon Ernest, Egbe Edmund Richard, Mai Bukar Adama, Ogobor Eronmhon Augustine

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, January 2020
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: 30 December 2019
    Accepted: 15 January 2020
    Published: 10 February 2020
    Abstract: Floods are events of great concern because of their adverse impact on the environment and human health. Natural causes of flood include environmental phenomena such as heavy rainfall, overflow of river banks and coastlines, and tidal surges. But beyond the natural, flooding also reflects the outcome of human interaction with the environment in many... Show More
  • Risk Factors of Ectopy of Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter in Obese Patients After Weight Reduction Surgery and Related Nursing Interventions

    Li Qiufeng, Huang Guohua, He Jinai, Liu Yintian

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, January 2020
    Pages: 7-11
    Received: 5 February 2020
    Accepted: 17 February 2020
    Published: 28 February 2020
    Abstract: Objective We analyze risk factors of ectopy of peripherally inserted central catheter tip in obese patients after weight reduction surgery and explore effective nursing interventions. Methods we conducted a retrospective analysis of the general data, PICC data, and position of catheter tip of 190 obese patients who had PICC for weight reduction sur... Show More