Science Journal of Public Health

Volume 9, Issue 2, March 2021

  • Knowledge and Attitude of Doctors in Primary Care Settings Towards Thyroid Disorders: An Interventional Study

    Nora Nabil Hussien, Rasha Mohammed Bahaa Eldin

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, March 2021
    Pages: 36-42
    Received: Feb. 11, 2021
    Accepted: Mar. 01, 2021
    Published: Mar. 10, 2021
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    Abstract: Thyroid disorders are important and growing health problems worldwide. However, considering real life, assessment of knowledge and attitudes of physicians towards thyroid diseases in primary care is lacking. The study aimed to determine the difference in knowledge and attitudes of Family physicians (FPs), General Practitioners (GPs) and internists ... Show More
  • Kampung Sungai to Kerala: A Deadly Zoonotic Trail Encroaching Diverse Geography

    S. M. Rashed Ul Islam, Munira Jahan

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, March 2021
    Pages: 43-48
    Received: Dec. 31, 2020
    Accepted: Jan. 11, 2021
    Published: Mar. 26, 2021
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    Abstract: Nipah virus is an emerging zoonotic virus which causes fatal encephalitis in the South-East Asia region since 1999. Thereafter, it is prevalent almost every year in the different parts of Bangladesh and India. The aims of this analysis to describe the epidemiological patterns of the Nipah infection and also to highlight the factors for the recurren... Show More
  • Clinical Perspectives on the Use of Different Peripheral Intravenous Catheters with the Implementation of Volume-based Procurement in China

    Jian Ming, Hsing Jung Li, Yu Wang, Yunfan Ge, Jun Liu, Shanlian Hu

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, March 2021
    Pages: 49-56
    Received: Feb. 27, 2021
    Accepted: Mar. 12, 2021
    Published: Mar. 26, 2021
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    Abstract: China introduced a “volume-based procurement (VoBP)” policy for medical products to contain healthcare costs and improve patient access to cost-effective products recently. The VoBP of peripheral intravenous catheters (PIVCs) was piloted in Jiangsu, Shandong and Jiangxi provinces in late 2019. The bidding of PIVCs mainly focused on their prices, wh... Show More
  • The Looming COVID-19 Housing and Health Crisis in the US: Results from a National and Four-City Survey

    Mary Findling, Robert Blendon, John Benson, Carolyn Miller

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, March 2021
    Pages: 57-63
    Received: Mar. 03, 2021
    Accepted: Mar. 13, 2021
    Published: Mar. 26, 2021
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    Abstract: Affordable housing is a key determinant of health, and it has become a major issue for millions of vulnerable households during the COVID-19 pandemic. Little is known about Americans’ financial burdens in paying for housing costs during the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly after federal aid was initially distributed. In a randomized, representative ... Show More
  • Correlation Analysis of Th17/Treg Cells and PTPN22 Gene Polymorphism in HT Patients with Different Iodine Nutritional Status

    Wang Cuicui, Mu Zhaoxin, Hou Zhenjiang, Chen Yunxia, Liu Jianfeng, Ma Jinqun, Liu Chunyan

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, March 2021
    Pages: 64-71
    Received: Mar. 08, 2021
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    Published: Apr. 26, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: The incidence of Hashimoto's thyroiditis (HT) may be related to environmental, immune, and genetic factors. Different iodine nutritional status can affect thyroid function. Th17/Treg cell imbalance is involved in the pathogenesis of autoimmune thyroid diseases, and PTPN22 is an important susceptibility gene related to autoimmune disease... Show More