Journal of

Family Medicine and Disease PreventionISSN: 2469-5793


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5793/1510073

The Radiological Diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis (TB) in Primary Care

Basem Abbas Al Ubaidi

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: March 22, 2018

The Bahrain screening program depends mainly on chest x-ray and PPD, while not using both symptom inquiry and Xpert MTB/RIF (XP). The essential keys are to train all physicians about detection of early symptoms with x-ray findings of active, inactive and diagnose latent pulmonary tuberculosis....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5793/1510072

Building a Dream vs. Destroying an Idea

Basem Abbas Al Ubaidi

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: March 05, 2018

Today, we are facing a challenging paradox: A shortage of Health-Care Workers (HCWs), as well as a rise in unemployed health professionals. It is either due to funding short falls, planning in adequacy, in addition to a weak organizational climate that contributes to unhealthy work environments. HCWs face various aspects of physical and psychological violence in the workplace which drastically affects productivity and performance, and ultimately has tremendous effects on the patient's outcome......

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5793/1510071

Is Emotional Intelligence a Need Skill for Health Care Provider?

Basem Abbas Al Ubaidi

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: February 23, 2018

Health care providers are interested in understanding and applying the principles associated with emotional intelligence. There is decisive impact role in the practice of emotional intelligence skills and enhance social relationships, as well as improve health care and health care education. There are various ways that emotional intelligence skill can be taught, learned, and changed medical care programs for a better patient-doctor relationship....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5793/1510070

Tele-Transitions of Care: An Approach to Reduce 30-Day Readmission Using Tele-Health Technology; a Randomized Controlled Trial Study Protocol

Kimberly Noel, Shamuel Yagudayev, Catherine Messina, Elinor Schoenfeld, Wei Hou and Gerald Kelly

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: February 21, 2018

Avoidable hospital readmissions and medical errors are costly and dangerous. Many hospital systems have invested in various transitions of care models, health information systems and now increasingly, in telehealth, to help improve care after hospitalization. Although many models and strategies exist to improve care transitions, very few guidelines address the role of health technology, data analytics and health information exchanges within this process. Few studies have described an optimal wor...

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