American Journal of Health Research

Volume 7, Issue 5, September 2019

  • Assessment of Prevalence and Factors Associated with Malnutrition Among Under-five Children in West Shoa Zone, Oromia Region, Ethiopia

    Tsegaye Benti Muse, Meseret Ifa Wanjo, Elias Teferi Bala, Habtamu Oljira Desta

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 5, September 2019
    Pages: 59-66
    Received: Jul. 01, 2019
    Accepted: Jul. 23, 2019
    Published: Aug. 08, 2019
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    Abstract: Malnutrition is a primary cause of child mortality and morbidity in developing countries, particularly during the first 5 years of life. Worldwide, under nutrition contributes to one third of under-five deaths which also plays a significant role as an underlying cause for growth problem in 230 million children and severe wasting in 50 million child... Show More
  • The Role of Nurses in Home Care in Alzheimer's Patients

    Fadime Toru

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 5, September 2019
    Pages: 67-70
    Received: Jun. 28, 2019
    Accepted: Jul. 22, 2019
    Published: Aug. 08, 2019
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    Abstract: It is aimed to reduce the negative effects of the disease and resulting problems with the most accurate medical and nursing approaches by ensuring that the patient is affected at least without changing the living conditions of the home care services, to increase the quality of life of patient as much as possible and to provide a comfortable death. ... Show More
  • Determinants of First Line Anti-Retroviral Treatment Failure Among Adult Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infected Patients in Western Oromia Public Hospitals, West Ethiopia

    Fraol Jaleta, Alemayehu Getahun, Getu Bayissa

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 5, September 2019
    Pages: 71-78
    Received: Jul. 01, 2019
    Accepted: Jul. 25, 2019
    Published: Sep. 02, 2019
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    Abstract: Back ground: First line antiretroviral treatment failure has led to increased HIV associated mortality especially in resource limited setting. A determinant of First line antiretroviral treatment failure is not well studied in Ethiopia. The objective of the study was to identify determinants of first line treatment failure among adults living with ... Show More
  • Association Between Family History and the Onset Age of Essential Hypertension in Han Population in Shanghai China

    Anle Li, Qian Peng, Yueqin Shao, Yiying Zhang, Xiang Fang

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 5, September 2019
    Pages: 79-84
    Received: Aug. 01, 2019
    Accepted: Aug. 23, 2019
    Published: Sep. 05, 2019
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    Abstract: Genetic factor is one of important influencing factors of essential hypertension, and family history (FH) is an important marker of genetic factors. To explore the association between family history and the onset age of essential hypertension in Han population in Shanghai China. According to l:l matched pairs design, 342 cases of hypertension and 3... Show More
  • Prevalence and Associated Risk Factor for Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients in Southwestern Ethiopia: A Three-Year Retrospective Study

    Yohannes Haile Menuta

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 5, September 2019
    Pages: 85-88
    Received: May 24, 2019
    Accepted: Jul. 18, 2019
    Published: Oct. 12, 2019
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    Abstract: Tuberculosis (TB) is the leading cause of mortality among infectious diseases worldwide and 95% of TB cases and 98% of deaths due to tuberculosis occur in developing countries. Tuberculosis remains a major global health problem, responsible for ill health among millions of people each year, particularly in low-income and middle-income countries. Th... Show More
  • Effect of Ethanolic Extract of Icacinia manni Tuber on the Reproductive Parameters of Male Rats

    Udokang Nsikak Ephraim, Udom Utibe Godwin, Osim Eme Efiom, Antai Atim Bassey

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 5, September 2019
    Pages: 89-99
    Received: Sep. 10, 2019
    Accepted: Sep. 28, 2019
    Published: Oct. 20, 2019
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    Abstract: The shift from the current energy sources in foods and feeds to a more available and affordable sources have been observed in recent times. This is in an attempt to balance food availability and utilization in the increasing population. A search for an appropriate and a less expensive energy source in poultry feeds has driven poultry farmers to res... Show More