American Journal of Health Research

Volume 10, Issue 2, March 2022

  • Adherence to Iron-folic Acid Supplementation and Associated Factors Among Pregnant Women in Borena Woreda, South Wollo, Ethiopia

    Suleyiman Hassen Ali, Ziyad Ahmed Abdo

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 2, March 2022
    Pages: 24-32
    Received: Jan. 04, 2022
    Accepted: Mar. 01, 2022
    Published: Mar. 11, 2022
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    Abstract: Background: Iron deficiency is the leading and single nutrient deficiency in the world affecting over 30% of the world’s population particularly in developing countries. Pregnant women are at high risk of iron deficiency due to increased nutrient requirements during pregnancy. In Ethiopia, only 0.4% of pregnant women take Iron supplements more than... Show More
  • Missed Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip in a 17-Month-old Due to Virtual Health Visitor Checks During the Pandemic

    Atif Mukhtar, Tom Jose, Ayotunde Oguntade, Thomas Mathew

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 2, March 2022
    Pages: 33-35
    Received: Dec. 27, 2021
    Accepted: Feb. 09, 2022
    Published: Mar. 18, 2022
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    Abstract: Background: Developmental Dysplasia of the hip (DDH) is a condition where the head of the femur is dislocated from its normal position and is usually diagnosed in the new-born. In this study we present a case of missed DDH in a 17-month-old child with characteristic X ray findings, to increase its awareness as early diagnosis and treatment can limi... Show More
  • Evaluation of Health Related Physical Fitness Profile of Academic and Non-academic Staff of Federal University Dutsin-Ma, Nigeria

    Badaki Olusegun Lasisi, Matazu Yunusa Magaji, Sani Mohammed Usman, Olarinoye-Awujoola Funke Abosede, Ladani Benjamin Abu

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 2, March 2022
    Pages: 36-39
    Received: Nov. 08, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 30, 2021
    Published: Apr. 09, 2022
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    Abstract: Aim: This study evaluated profile of health related physical fitness of Academic and Non-academic staff of Federal University Dutsin-Ma, Nigeria. Design of the study: An ex-post facto research design was used for this study. Methods: The population for the study was four hundred and seventy-one (471) staff that came out for the study within three m... Show More
  • In Hospitalized Patients, How Effective Is a Foam Dressing in Reducing the Risk of Pressure Ulcers Compared with Standard Preventative Care

    Chulei Ji, Ru Yu, Qian Mi, Sha Yu, Xianjie Zhang

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 2, March 2022
    Pages: 40-43
    Received: Mar. 19, 2022
    Accepted: Apr. 02, 2022
    Published: Apr. 14, 2022
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    Abstract: Background: Pressure ulcers (PU) are to point to the necrosis or ulcer that local skin or organization causes because of various reasons. This is the last thing a health care worker wants to happen in a medical setting. The occurrence of pressure ulcers would cause the patients' body infection, affect recovery, and then prolong the hospital stay, i... Show More