European Journal of Preventive Medicine

Volume 12, Issue 1, February 2024

  • Research Article

    Dignity Preservation Among Hospitalized Patient: A Case Study of Bugando Medical Centre, North-western Tanzania

    Ndakibae Gabriel Mabega*, Halima Mwaisungu, Gerald Phares Mwing’a, Lazaro Amon Solomon Haule

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 1, February 2024
    Pages: 1-8
    Received: Dec. 01, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 22, 2023
    Published: Jan. 08, 2024
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    Abstract: Background: Dignity preservation is regularly emphasized as one of the basic patient rights in both national and international codes of ethics in medical practices. Therefore, it is important to explore this concept based on the patient's experience to maintain and respect their dignity, improve the quality of health services, and increase patient ... Show More
  • Research Article

    Grey Modeling Method for Predicting the Occurrence and Epidemic Time of Major Human Diseases

    Li Ming Quan

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 1, February 2024
    Pages: 9-12
    Received: Dec. 27, 2023
    Accepted: Jan. 06, 2024
    Published: Jan. 18, 2024
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    Abstract: The occurrence of a major epidemic is a catastrophic event that may occur at any time in the development of human society. It is uncertain and unavoidable. If human beings can predict the occurrence and epidemic time of major diseases, people will take the initiative in the prevention and control of major diseases, make response plans in advance, c... Show More
  • Case Report

    An MR Imaging Study of Communicating Hydrocephalus After Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Vestibular Schwannoma

    Endalkachew Belayneh Melese, Haitham Alhussain, Fekadu Belay Ayalew, Nathnael Abera Woldehana, Motuma Gonfa Ayana, Simon Tsegaye Geleta, Ruth Betremariam Abebe, Abrham Workineh Azale, Wondimagegn Tibebu Tilahun*

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 1, February 2024
    Pages: 13-16
    Received: Jan. 27, 2024
    Accepted: Feb. 12, 2024
    Published: Feb. 29, 2024
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ejpm.20241201.13
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    Abstract: Patients with vestibular schwannoma (VS) face a 3.7-23.7% risk developing hydrocephalus. Small-sized VS are associated with communicating or non-communicating hydrocephalus. Hydrocephalus in VS patients can persist or worsen post-tumor removal. Gamma knife radiosurgery is effective, especially in younger patients with functional hearing. Although t... Show More
  • Research Article

    Factors Associated with Knowledge of Hypertension in Rural Guinea, 2023: Case of the Rural Commune of Maferinyah

    Alseny Yarie Camara*, Almamy Amara Touré, Salifou Talassone Bangoura, Fassou Mathias Grovogui, Saidouba Cherif Camara, Sidikiba Sidibé, Djiba Diakite, Waly Diouf, Habibata Baldé, Ibrahima Barry, Diao Cisse, Sekou Sidate Sylla, Abdoulaye Touré, Alexandre Delamou, Abdoul Habib Beavogui

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 1, February 2024
    Pages: 17-23
    Received: Feb. 03, 2024
    Accepted: Feb. 21, 2024
    Published: Feb. 29, 2024
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ejpm.20241201.14
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    Abstract: Introduction: While numerous studies have explored hypertension knowledge across Africa, they have predominantly focused on urban hospital settings and diagnosed patients. This study aimed to evaluate the determinants of hypertension knowledge in rural Guinea, a less-explored demographic. Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted from March... Show More