American Journal of Health Research

Volume 9, Issue 6, December 2021

  • Decentralized Clinical Trial Case Study: Five-stage Process for Recruiting and Completing a Site-less Clinical Study in Less Time and Lower Cost than Traditional Methods

    Alex Hilderbrand, Michael Zangrilli, Mark Stinson

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 213-217
    Received: Sep. 25, 2021
    Accepted: Oct. 19, 2021
    Published: Oct. 28, 2021
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    Abstract: Healthcare delivery models have been thrust towards virtual care delivery, including site-less virtual clinical trial recruitment. Digital health technologies give trial participants a choice of participating from the convenience of home rather than traveling to a trial site, which can increase participant engagement and retention. In this case stu... Show More
  • Knowledge and Preventive Practices Regarding Dengue Fever in Nepal

    Raju Khanal, Rewash Thapa, Madhav Khanal

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 218-228
    Received: Oct. 08, 2021
    Accepted: Oct. 29, 2021
    Published: Nov. 05, 2021
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    Abstract: Dengue is an acute infection disease caused by a flavi virus (species Dengue virus of the genus Flavi virus), transmitted by female mosquito aedes mosquito, infection has globally become a major public health concern since the incidence of the dengue fever has increased more than 30-fold over the last decades. The dengue fever has been a most impor... Show More
  • Alcohol and Human Health in Viewpoints of Time

    Viliam Bada

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 229-237
    Received: Jun. 22, 2021
    Accepted: Sep. 01, 2021
    Published: Nov. 27, 2021
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    Abstract: Evaluations of the effect of alcohol on human health are as old as alcohol itself. Opinions vary from the favourable, preventive and curative to the opposite, seein alcohol as symbol evil, the scourge of mankind, toxic substance with a malignant effect on all organs. One of the most terrible is that by drinking even the smallest amount of alcohol, ... Show More
  • Sleep Quality Among Pregnant Women Amidst COVID-19: Association with Mental Wellbeing and Self-efficacy

    Aman Dule, Zakir Abdu, Mohammedamin Hajure, Mustefa Mohammedhussein

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 238-245
    Received: Nov. 02, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 22, 2021
    Published: Dec. 07, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: Currently, corona virus disease has imposed huge global burdens and psychological impacts. Although unpredicted stress from this outbreak resulted in disturbed sleep in general, its effect on sleep among pregnant women is not well explored yet. Thus, the main aim of this study was to explore quality of sleep among pregnant mothers amids... Show More
  • The Clinician Scientist: How Rehabilitation Fares ―A Scoping Review

    Inderjit Kaur, Xiao Xi Elsa Pang, Mindy Liang, Chi Xuan Zhang, Ashley Turgeon, Jessica Yeung, Dina Brooks, Julie Vaughan-Graham

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 246-268
    Received: Nov. 22, 2021
    Accepted: Dec. 16, 2021
    Published: Dec. 24, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: Clinician scientists (CS) play a role in bridging the gap between research and practice. However, the role of a CS is less established for healthcare professionals in rehabilitation in comparison to medicine. Objective: The purpose of this scoping review was to explore different roles and models of a clinician scientist in rehabilitatio... Show More