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Family Medicine and Disease PreventionISSN: 2469-5793

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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5793/1510158

The Effect of Psyco-Education Applied in Primiparal Pregnancy on Birth Fear, Prenatal Attachment and Anxiety

Tuğba SARI and Nermin GÜRHAN

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: 2023/11/02

Fear of childbirth during pregnancy is considered normal up to a certain level. It is important when it is experienced in a discomfortingly and affects daily life. Psychological problems such as fear of childbirth and related anxiety cause deterioration of prenatal attachment. Therefore, psychological interventions in the antenatal period are gaining more and more importance in order to protect the mental health of women....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5793/1510157

The Impact of Pharmacists Satisfying Quality Measures to Increase CMS Star Ratings

Ashani McDonald, PharmD, AAHIVP, Raechel Moore, PharmD, BCACP, Kim Finley, PharmD, BCACP, Bailey Scism, PharmD, BCACP and John Handshaw, PharmD

Article Type: Commentary Article | First Published: 2023/07/14

Quality, cost, and access are the three primary metrics of the healthcare system. In recent years, the healthcare system has begun to feel a greater push to provide a higher quality of care as payors have adopted Quality-Based metrics and incentive measures. With an expected shortage of up to 48,000 physicians by 2034 [1], a multidisciplinary approach will be crucial in continuing the push to provide high quality care. As the role of a pharmacist continues to evolve towards direct patient care, ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5793/1510156

The Role of Stigma and Revenge in HIV Prevalence

Moslem Ghaseminia

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: 2023/06/30

Many people are infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) every year. Due to the unique properties of this virus, no effective vaccine has been approved to prevent this virus. HIV is transmitted to a healthy person in various ways, such as sex, using an infected syringe, etc. So far, various ways have been proposed to prevent the spread of this virus, however, the number of people infected with this virus continues to increase every year. Various factors play a role in this process of dis...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5793/1510155

Role of LDL and Triglycerides in Hyperlipidemia in Diabetes Mellitus

Bethelli S and Oroszi T

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: 2023/06/25

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is one of the diseases affecting people worldwide, regardless of region, race, blood type, and many more. So, the management of DM has been a challenging issue all over. Hyperlipidemia or Dyslipidemia is one of the main root causes of DM, leading to severe cardiovascular diseases. Behavioral therapies like diet and exercise can improve diabetic Dyslipidemia; however, most patients require drug therapy to meet treatment objectives....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5793/1510154

Sun Protection: A Comprehensive 2022 Dermatologic Review

Ida Orengo, MD, Usman Asad, MD and Leila Elserag

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: 2023/04/22

In 2018, the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) published an abridged summary of the 2016 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on Skin Cancer Prevention: Behavioral Counseling. We believe that a contemporary review paper that helps to expand on those recommendations and explain nuanced options for patients and providers is timely and will prove valuable....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5793/1510143

Increasing HIV Knowledge among Community Workers: Optimizing the Continuum of Care in Davao, Philippines

Danielle A. Walker, PhD, MA, CHES, Charlyn T. Gambe, RSW, MSSW, Carol J. Ustach, BA, Kristianna Altamirano, MS, Sarah J. Templeton, DNP, FNP-C, Mackenna Mason, BS, Abigail Cruzen, RN and Yujin Lee, RN

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: December 23, 2021

Over 38 million individuals have been diagnosed with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) worldwide, and the Southeast Asia and Pacific region accounts for 5.8 million of those. Regional progress reduced transmission by 9%, but the Philippines' rising epidemic is largely overshadowed by other countries experiencing tremendous improvement. The Philippines has seen a 203% increase in new infections from 2010-2020, while studies suggest only 2.3% of the population has been tested. Before testing prog...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5793/1510142

Adapting the Shared Medical Appointment Model for the Management of Anxiety in Primary Care

Kara A Frame, MD, Ruben Tinajero, Ph.D, Hanna Raber, Pharm D and Katherine T Fortenberry, Ph.D

Article Type: Brief Report | First Published: October 30, 2021

Anxiety disorders are highly prevalent and negatively impact the health of millions of people worldwide. Primary care physicians are often the first providers who diagnose and treat anxiety disorders. Unfortunately, many patients lack access to mental healthcare services to address their difficulties with anxiety. Prior research indicates that the Shared Medical Appointment (SMA) model is highly effective in addressing chronic illnesses. This pilot study aimed to present one primary care clinic...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5793/1510141

Educational Diabetic Care Program: Clinical and Biochemical Evaluation One Year after the End of the Program

Mario Alberto Gonzalez-Ballesteros, Patricia Teresa Reyes-Gabino, Juan Carlos Espinoza-Rodriguez, Maria Valeria Jimenez-Baez and Luis Sandoval-Jurado

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: June 30, 2021

Diabetes mellitus is a global public health problem, millions of deaths per year are directly related to this condition and it is the fourth leading cause of death from disease. The increase in causes for type 2 diabetes reflects a lifestyle adopted by people and without referred prevention strategies therefore constitute a priority objective of therapeutic and educational interventions. To evaluate the clinical and biochemical parameters in the patients of the diabetic patient care program at t...

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