American Journal of Health Research

Volume 10, Issue 3, May 2022

  • A Retrospective Study of Suspected Human Rabies Exposure Cases in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    Zerihun Mesfin

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 3, May 2022
    Pages: 44-50
    Received: Mar. 15, 2022
    Accepted: May 03, 2022
    Published: May 26, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajhr.20221003.11
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    Abstract: Background: Rabies is a neglected viral zoonotic disease caused by the rabies virus. It is widely distributed in many regions of the world. It is a fatal viral disease in human and animals. Ethiopia is one of the African countries with the highest number of rabies cases and deaths. However, there is a lack of information in the research area about ... Show More
  • Delayed in Diagnosis of Congenital Heart Disease and Associated Factors Among Pediatric Patients in Cardiac Center Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2021/2022 G.C

    Tesfaye Hurisa, Hirut Megersa, Tigist Tsegaye

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 3, May 2022
    Pages: 51-62
    Received: Apr. 19, 2022
    Accepted: May 20, 2022
    Published: May 31, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajhr.20221003.12
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    Abstract: Morbidity and mortality due to congenital heart disease was primarily caused by delay in diagnosis. Early screening of neonates at birth identifies congenital heart disease and decreases complications related to delayed diagnosis. To assess delayed in diagnosis of congenital heart disease and associated factors among pediatric patients who were reg... Show More
  • Prevalence and Associated Risk Factors of Bovine Trypanosomiosis in Ofa Wereda of Wolaita Zone, SNNPR, Ethiopia

    Wondimu Tessema, Kasech Dana

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 3, May 2022
    Pages: 63-75
    Received: Apr. 15, 2022
    Accepted: May 20, 2022
    Published: May 31, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajhr.20221003.13
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    Abstract: Trypanosomiosis is an important parasitic protozoan disease of livestock in the area and causes severe disease which results in loss of livestock and agricultural productivity with serious socio-economic consequences. A cross-sectional study was conducted from June 2021 to November 2021 in selected kebeles in Ofa Wereda of Wolaita Zone with the obj... Show More
  • The Relationship of Workplace Health Climate and Telework Status

    Alyssa Lowry, Brittany Acors, Lana Kheir, Dev Bhojwani, Victor Tringali

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 3, May 2022
    Pages: 76-82
    Received: May 09, 2022
    Accepted: May 26, 2022
    Published: May 31, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajhr.20221003.14
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    Abstract: During the COVID-19 pandemic, teleworking has become more widely used due to the necessity of maintaining employment and production while observing social-distancing mandates. Consequently, both employers and health professionals have become more interested in exploring the effects that teleworking has on employees. Workplace health climate is one ... Show More
  • Modification of Macronutrient Intake for Prevention of Gout in Japanese People in 2019: 2022 Update

    Takashi Koguchi

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 3, May 2022
    Pages: 83-106
    Received: May 10, 2022
    Accepted: May 27, 2022
    Published: May 31, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajhr.20221003.15
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    Abstract: The prevalence of gout in Japan has increased markedly since the 1960s because of the westernization of the Japanese diet from 1955. A previous report showed modification of dietary habits for the prevention of gout in Japanese people through the trends in macronutrient intakes of Japanese people in 1946-2016. The aim of this article is to suggest ... Show More
  • Modification of Micronutrient Intake for Prevention of Gout in Japanese People in 2019: 2022 Update

    Takashi Koguchi

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 3, May 2022
    Pages: 107-131
    Received: May 10, 2022
    Accepted: May 26, 2022
    Published: May 31, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajhr.20221003.16
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    Abstract: The prevalence of gout in Japan has increased markedly since the 1960s. The westernization of the Japanese diet from 1955 is thought to be one factor the increase in the prevalence of gout. In Japan, most of gout patients are adults, and the number of gout patients are higher in men than in women. A previous report showed modification of dietary ha... Show More
  • Exploration of Patient’s Experience with Quality of Care at Outpatient Department of Yekatit 12 Hospital Medical College, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

    Tirhas Tadese, Getachew Weldeyohaness, Getabalew Endazenew, Tadese Alemu, Getasew Amogene

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 3, May 2022
    Pages: 132-139
    Received: Apr. 28, 2022
    Accepted: May 31, 2022
    Published: Jun. 09, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajhr.20221003.17
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    Abstract: Background: The patient flow to outpatient service in any hospital of Ethiopia is increasing from time to time. It is a fact that meeting the growing demands of patients for health care service in the outpatient departments must ensure quality of care. Exploring the quality of care in terms of patient perspective is very vital. Therefore, the aim o... Show More