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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5823/1510115

Continuity of Care Model for Older Adults

Carmen M Sarabia Cobo

Article Type: Editorial | First Published: January 04, 2019

In 2000, the world population of people over 60 was 600 million and the projection for 2050 is 2,000 million. This means the consequent increase in chronic, degenerative, debilitating and, therefore, the increase in consultations and hospitalizations for this population. It is important that the elderly dependent suffer numerous hospital admissions that may lead to return to his home in different conditions that he entered. It is therefore necessary to emphasize something important for nurses: the continuity of care. Sometimes there is good communication between hospital, primary care or nursi...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5823/1510114

Difficulties in Clinical Nursing Education: Views of Nurse Instructors'

Gulten Sucu Dag, Hulya Firat Kilic and Refia Selma Gorgulu

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: January 03, 2019

The study was conducted to determine the difficulties that nurse instructors' experiences in clinical education. This is a descriptive study. The sample of this study was comprised of 199 nurse academicians. A socio-demographic data collection form and a survey on the difficulties that nurse instructors' experiences in clinical education form was developed by researchers to be used for data collection in an electronic environment. It was determined that the difficulties of nurse instructors' experiences included having a heavy workload (41.7%); providing clinical practice area (30.29%); having...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5823/1510113

Health Coaching and Motivational Interventions for Diabetes and Hypertension Care

Thomas TH Wan, Waleed Kattan and Amanda Terry

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: December 19, 2018

A systematic review on diabetes care was centered in their modifying effects of coaching and motivational interventions on diabetes and hypertension care. Critical issues pertaining to the dose-response relationship between the intervention program and outcomes, the cost-effectiveness evaluation, and the lengths of observation were noted. A positive impact of health coaching (HC) and motivational intervension (MI) was noted in this review of randomized controlled studies. However, successful results are dependent on many factors such as the type of the program, the ethnicity or racial composit...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/IJND-2017/1710006

A Clinicopathologic Case Report of a Female with Valosin-Containing Protein (VCP) Gene Mutation Related Disease

Abhilasha Surampalli, Angele Nalbandian, Sandra Donkervoort, Manaswitha Khare, Annabel Wang, Rudolph Castellani, Hong Yin, Ana Rubio, Payal Patel, John Weiss, Tahseen Mozaffar and Virginia E Kimonis

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: December 19, 2018

Valosin Containing Protein (VCP) gene mutations have been reported in ~1-2% of familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). We report a case of clinically defined and neuropathologically confirmed ALS in a 48-year-old, emaciated female with a p.R155C (c.463 C > T) mutation in VCP gene. She presented with progressive generalized muscular weakness, weight loss, dyspnea on exertion, combined nasal a...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3658/1510063

Evaluation of Cases with Gemella Infection: Cross-Sectional Study

Selcuk Nazik, Esma Cingoz, Ahmet Riza Sahin and Selma Ates

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: December 19, 2018

Gemella is a Gram-positive, catalase-negative, facultatively anaerobic coccus bacterium. It is a member of the normal flora and rarely causes infection. This study aims at evaluating, accompanied by the literature, Gemella-associated infections that are also present in the normal flora. This study is a cross-sectional study. Gemella infections recorded in 2014-2018 in University Hospital, Turkey. Gemella is a Gram-positive, catalase-negative, facultatively anaerobic coccus bacterium. It is particularly located in human mucous membranes, such as oral cavity, upper respiratory tract and gastroin...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5777/1510067

Ocular Bungee Cord Injury: Case-Report and Literature Review

Jessica Ruel-Laliberte, Louis Morin, Alice Turcot and Patricia Ann Laughrea

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: December 15, 2018

A 27-year-old female patient sustained a left eye injury while manipulating a hook end bungee-type elastic cord. She suffered from severe anterior and posterior segments ocular trauma that required two surgeries and left her with permanent sequelae. The aim of this paper is to present a literature review on ocular trauma associated with bungee cords. On December 7th 2012, a 27-year-old female pati...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/ncr-2017/1710008

Multimodal MRI of Extracranial Glioblastoma Dissemination

Alice Venier, Luca Roccatagliata, Alessandro Cianfoni and Emanuele Pravata

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: December 15, 2018

Glioblastoma scalp dissemination is uncommon. Infiltration may occur through the craniotomy, suggesting diffusion from the surgical site as the most likely mechanism. At Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), features of the metastatic tissue resemble those of the primary tumor. We show multimodal MRI appearance of a glioblastoma disseminating to the scalp. The patient presented with a stiff, non-tende...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4037.1510038

Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions and Assistive Technology-based Programs for Improving Adaptive Responding of Persons with Parkinson's Disease: A Literature Overview

Viviana Perilli, Fabrizio Stasolla, Stefania Maselli and Isabel Morelli

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: December 15, 2018

We provide the reader with a literature overview on the use and the implementation of the cognitive-behavioral interventions, and the assistive technology-based programs for improving adaptive responding of persons with Parkinson Disease. Three basic categories of studies were retained, namely (a) Gait and posture; (b) Leisure and occupation, and (c) Mental health. Twenty studies were reviewed and 3984 participants were involved. Assistive technology was primarily used for gait and posture, and leisure/occupation. Cognitive-behavioral interventions basically focused on mental problems. Results...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4037.1510037

Muscle Dysmorphia and Eating Disorders: Comparison on Self-Esteem and Personality Traits

Christopher Rodrigue, Isabelle Labrecque, Olivier Turcotte and Catherine Begin

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: December 15, 2018

Even though muscle dysmorphia (MD) is classified as a body dysmorphic disorder, it shares similarities with eating disorders (ED). The aim of the present study was to explore similarities between men with MD, women with ED, and a control group of men with body related preoccupations, regarding self-esteem, body esteem, and personality traits. Analyses revealed that clinical groups reported lower body esteem, more perfectionism and narcissism than the control group; only the ED group showed a significantly lower self-esteem than the control group. Also, men with MD showed higher self-esteem and...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3658/1510062

Clostridium difficile in Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Patients

Jennifer E MacDonald, Ashley E Glode and Luciano J Costa

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: December 15, 2018

Diarrhea is a common complication of hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) due to multiple etiologies, including toxicity from the conditioning regimen and Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) infection. We hypothesized that C. difficile infection is uncommon in recipients of autologous HSCT (auto-HSCT) and testing for C. difficile is over utilized at our institution. We performed a retrospective, single center analysis of the use of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing for C. difficile among adult auto-HSCT recipients in the first 45 days post-procedure. Patients were identified by cro...

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