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Health Information Management- A Tool For Effective Health Care Delivery In Nigeria; Mother And Child Hospital, Akure, Ondo State Experience, Tajudeen Temitayo Adebayo Dr., Ebenezer Seun Orimoloye Mr Nov 2019

Health Information Management- A Tool For Effective Health Care Delivery In Nigeria; Mother And Child Hospital, Akure, Ondo State Experience, Tajudeen Temitayo Adebayo Dr., Ebenezer Seun Orimoloye Mr

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The study investigates Health Information: A Tool for effective Health Care Delivery in Nigeria (Mother and Child Hospital, Akure Experience.). The descriptive survey design approach was employed and questionnaire was the research instruments. The patients, medical and paramedical staff (Doctors, HROs, Nurses, MLS and others) of the Mother and Child Hospital, Akure were used as the respondents; convenience sampling technique was adopted to get the samples involved. Two hundred questionnaires were administered and all were retrieved by the researcher and was used for this study. Data presentation and analysis were done using frequencies, simple percentages and chi-square statistics. The result ...


Influence Of National Health Management Information System, On The Planning Of Health Care Services In Nigeria, Michael Segun Omole Dr., Tajudeen Temitayo Adebayo Dr., Rasaq Adetona Adio, Faruk Abubakar Umar, Michael Babatunde Adeojo, Aliyu Wada Nov 2019

Influence Of National Health Management Information System, On The Planning Of Health Care Services In Nigeria, Michael Segun Omole Dr., Tajudeen Temitayo Adebayo Dr., Rasaq Adetona Adio, Faruk Abubakar Umar, Michael Babatunde Adeojo, Aliyu Wada

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This paper reported on the Influence of National Health Management Information System on the planning of health care services in Nigeria. The article, aimed at combining insights of how National Health Management Information System implementation, bridges different aspects of Health Care Service planning in Nigeria; through objective identification of the basic philosophy of NHMIS, its place in the National Health Policy, the concept of NHMIS and assessment of the effect of NHMIS on the planning of Health Care Services

The method used for this study is literature review and theoretical analysis. Inferences drawn from existing literatures and postulated theories indicated ...


Health Information Needs For The Aged In The Society, Tajudeen Temitayo Adebayo Phd, Michael Segun Omole Phd Nov 2019

Health Information Needs For The Aged In The Society, Tajudeen Temitayo Adebayo Phd, Michael Segun Omole Phd

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The Aged are prone to a lot of challenges as they assume the latent phase of their life. These challenges include loneliness, incapacitates, and degenerative diseases among others. To adequately coop with this problems, information becomes an essential ingredients. This work reports on the importance of identify the types of information needed by the aged, sources and channels of information available to them and how the information may help in modifying their life. The general inputs expected from Librarian were also discussed.


An Exploration Of The Effect Of Nosology On Clinical Coding In Nigeria, Tajudeen Temitayo Adebayo, Michael Segun Omole Dr. Nov 2019

An Exploration Of The Effect Of Nosology On Clinical Coding In Nigeria, Tajudeen Temitayo Adebayo, Michael Segun Omole Dr.

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The article aimed at exploring how Nosology bridges different aspects of Clinical Coding in Nigeria; through objective identification of the basic concept of Nosology, its place in the Clinical Coding and assessment of the effect of Nosology on Clinical Coding. The presentation started with introduction, followed by discussion on Importance of Clinical Coding and the Challenges of Clinical Coding. The Concept of Nosology, the Roles of Nosology in Clinical Coding was extensively discussed. Also, relationship between Nosology and Clinical Coding was established and this was followed by summary, conclusion and recommendations. The method used for this study is literature review ...


Administration Of Health Records/Information Practitioners Of Nigeria: Requirements, Implementations, Prospects And Challenges Of Health Records Officers’ Act, Tajudeen Temitayo Adebayo Phd, Michael Segun Omole Phd, Rasaq Adetona Adio, Muyiwa Adeleke Amin, Adebayo Olayiwola Ogunniran Nov 2019

Administration Of Health Records/Information Practitioners Of Nigeria: Requirements, Implementations, Prospects And Challenges Of Health Records Officers’ Act, Tajudeen Temitayo Adebayo Phd, Michael Segun Omole Phd, Rasaq Adetona Adio, Muyiwa Adeleke Amin, Adebayo Olayiwola Ogunniran

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Health Records Officers’ Act was promulgated formally by Decree No. 39 of 1989 (HROA; 1989) now CAP 166 LFN1990. The Decree establishes a Board for general administration of the profession of Health Records management in Nigeria. The paper which was a desk top study discovered the constitutional requirements for the Health information practices and implementation strategies as stipulated by the Act. The study revealed the prospects and challenges associated with the implementation of the Act on the professionals. The work recommended among others, continuous education of member of the profession will aid enormously in awareness creation toward compliance with the ...


Influence Of Disease Surveillance And Notification Systems On Epidemic Control In Local Government Areas Of Osun State, Michael Segun Omole Dr., Tajudeen Temitayo Adebayo, Rasaq Adetona Adio, Kayode Olayiwola Adepoju, Faruq Abubakar Umar, Micahel Babatunde Adeojo, Aliyu Wada Nov 2019

Influence Of Disease Surveillance And Notification Systems On Epidemic Control In Local Government Areas Of Osun State, Michael Segun Omole Dr., Tajudeen Temitayo Adebayo, Rasaq Adetona Adio, Kayode Olayiwola Adepoju, Faruq Abubakar Umar, Micahel Babatunde Adeojo, Aliyu Wada

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The study was to contribute to finding solutions to problems associated with disease surveillance and notification systems in relation to epidemic control in local government areas of Osun State.

Survey research design was adopted for the study. The population of the study was three hundred and six (306) medical and health officers in the 30 local government areas of Osun State. Total enumeration technique was used to cover all the 306 health care professionals in the 30 local government areas. A validated questionnaire was used for data collection with response rate of 93.1% and data were analyzed using descriptive ...


Information Accessibility And Risk Practices Of People Living With Hiv/Aids In South-West, Nigeria., Tajudeen Temitayo Adebayo, Michael Segun Omole Dr., Muyiwa Adekunle Amin, Adebayo Olawepo Ogunniran Nov 2019

Information Accessibility And Risk Practices Of People Living With Hiv/Aids In South-West, Nigeria., Tajudeen Temitayo Adebayo, Michael Segun Omole Dr., Muyiwa Adekunle Amin, Adebayo Olawepo Ogunniran

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People living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) access information from different sources. They are being warned regularly on the need to stay away from all forms of risk practices which may cause further spread of the dreaded diseases. The study endeavour to investigate the level of information access opened to PLWHA and tried to find the relationship between information accessibility and risk practices.

The study adopted survey research design of correlational type. The target population was 8,135PLWHA in the selected three health institutions. Pooled standard error of proportion was used to determine 339 PLWHA and critical incident technique was ...


The Role Of Health Information Officers In The Prevention And Management Of Hiv/Aids In Three Tertiary Health Institutions In South Western Nigeria, Tajudeen Temitayo Adebayo Nov 2019

The Role Of Health Information Officers In The Prevention And Management Of Hiv/Aids In Three Tertiary Health Institutions In South Western Nigeria, Tajudeen Temitayo Adebayo

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study was undertaken with the aim of revealing roles of Health Information Officers in the Prevention and Management of HIV/AIDS in Nigeria. The researcher adopted descriptive survey research method in which structured questionnaire was used for data collection in selected three tertiary health institutions. Total enumeration sampling technique was used. The results were presented in frequency tables and percentages.

Role of Health Information Officers which were identify are, generation of useful Information for Prevention of HIV/AIDS, participation in Voluntary Counselling and Testing, promotion of condom usage, preaching of abstinence and faithfulness, educating HIV/positive mothers on the ...


Adolescents Information Behaviour Of Substance Use Risks In Nigeria, Ruth Owolabi Nov 2019

Adolescents Information Behaviour Of Substance Use Risks In Nigeria, Ruth Owolabi

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Abstract

Adolescence is a transitory period in every human developmental process. The adolescent age is characterized by changes in the world view as such are exposed to making experiments. This could be as a result of peer influence that leads to a delinquent act of substance use. Substance use among adolescents in Nigeria is increasing at an alarming rate with risks on health which has become a global issue of concern. Despite the efforts by government and non-government agencies to create awareness on the risks of substance use there still exists evidence of its widespread in all the geographical areas ...


Journals Bibliometric Portfolios; Case Of Nursing Research, Helena Blazun Vošner Phd, Peter Kokol Prof Nov 2019

Journals Bibliometric Portfolios; Case Of Nursing Research, Helena Blazun Vošner Phd, Peter Kokol Prof

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Number of journals is raising exponentially. Consequently authors have a problem which journal to select when publishing their research. Journal portfolios including information like impact factors and productivity trends, state of the art topics, topics evolution and citation patterns might help authors to select the journal where their paper will have optimal chances to be published, read and cited. To build portfolios we used two approaches; namely descriptive bibliometric analysis to extract distribution of types of documents, most prolific authors, institutions, countries, citation histories, etc. and bibliometric mapping to visualize the content

Our study showed that journals portfolios can improve ...


Digital Addiction: A Conceptual Overview, Amarjit Kumar Singh, Pawan Kumar Singh Oct 2019

Digital Addiction: A Conceptual Overview, Amarjit Kumar Singh, Pawan Kumar Singh

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Abstract

Digital addiction referred to an impulse control disorder that involves the obsessive use of digital devices, digital technologies, and digital platforms, i.e. internet, video game, online platforms, mobile devices, digital gadgets, and social network platform. It is an emerging domain of Cyberpsychology (Singh, Amarjit Kumar and Pawan Kumar Singh; 2019), which explore a problematic usage of digital media, device, and platforms by being obsessive and excessive. This article analyses, reviewed the current research, and established a conceptual overview on the digital addiction. The research literature on digital addiction has proliferated. However, we tried to categories the digital addiction ...


Pharmacotherapeutic Study Of Antiretroviral Therapy For Hiv/Aids Patients At The Federal Medical Centre, Owo, Ondo State, Nigeria, Isiaka Adebowale Ayeni Pharm., Adelanwa Oludele Itiola Prof, Tajudeen Temitayo Adebayo Dr. Sep 2019

Pharmacotherapeutic Study Of Antiretroviral Therapy For Hiv/Aids Patients At The Federal Medical Centre, Owo, Ondo State, Nigeria, Isiaka Adebowale Ayeni Pharm., Adelanwa Oludele Itiola Prof, Tajudeen Temitayo Adebayo Dr.

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A 6-12 months retrospective study is made of HAART utilization in cases of HIV/AIDS patients at Federal Medical Centre, Owo, Nigeria. The objective to evaluate the rational pharmacotherapeutic approach to the management of the retroviral disease. Sixty two (62) antiretroviral drug-naive HIV/AIDS patients, which comprise of (19) 30.65% males with a mean age of 37.15±8.55 years and (43) 69.35% females with a mean age of 35.68±9.75 years case files are reviewed. The data used for this study was extracted from the clinical records of the Hospital. Sixty six percent of ...


Middle East Respiratory Syndrome On Health Information Websites: How Much Credible They Are?, Shahabedin Rahmatizadeh, Saeideh Valizadeh-Haghi, Arefeh Kalavani, Nadereh Fakhimi Sep 2019

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome On Health Information Websites: How Much Credible They Are?, Shahabedin Rahmatizadeh, Saeideh Valizadeh-Haghi, Arefeh Kalavani, Nadereh Fakhimi

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Background: The most recent MERS outbreak has raised questions about prevention and symptoms since there is currently no vaccine to prevent MERS. People can help protect themselves from this illness by taking everyday preventive actions. To do so, it is helpful to get medical information on the Internet about this illness. Regarding the importance of ensuring the provision of accurate online information, the aim of this study was to assess the credibility of health websites about MERS by using HONcode tool.

Materials and methods: The term “MERS” was searched in Google, Yahoo, and Bing and the first three pages reported ...


Recent Trends, Current Research In Cyberpsychology: A Literature Review, Amarjit Kumar Singh, Pawan Kumar Singh Aug 2019

Recent Trends, Current Research In Cyberpsychology: A Literature Review, Amarjit Kumar Singh, Pawan Kumar Singh

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Cyberpsychology refers to the study of the mind and behavior in the context of interactions with technology. It is an emerging branch, which has focused on the psychological aspects connected to the increasing presence and usages of technology in modern lives. This paper traces recent advancement and trends of Cyberpsychology is an emerging domain of knowledge and goes on the give a literature review of the same. An analysis of the recent research and literature covering 300 most relevant research papers from the period of 2012 to 15, August 2019 was conducted to determine and shape the research pattern based ...


Telepsychiatry Therapy As New Media For People With Mental Disorders Treatment (Case Study Of The People With Mental Disorders Health Workers To Reach Out Far Patients), Sri Wahyuningsih Jul 2019

Telepsychiatry Therapy As New Media For People With Mental Disorders Treatment (Case Study Of The People With Mental Disorders Health Workers To Reach Out Far Patients), Sri Wahyuningsih

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Introduction. There are weak economic conditions of patients, such as costs, distance, transportation and supported by a minimal number of psychiatrists at Lawang Mental Hospital, the best alternative for Lawang Mental Hospital is offering innovation namely providing telepsychiatry therapy services to mental patients in Wonorejo Village, Singosari District Malang, which was allegedly by Ardimulyo Public Health Center staff in Singosari Subdistrict, that the presence of patients with the most mental disorders was 37 in the village of Wonorejo. The purpose of this study was to explore and analyze Telepsychiatry Therapy as a New Media For People With Mental Disorders Treatment ...


Bibliometric Analysis Of Research Productivity Of Health Care Professionals In Saudi Arabia: An Exploratory Study, Manuelraj Peter, Spurgeon Samuel, Mohamed Idhris, Abdurahiman Pattukuthu, Arun Vijay Subbarayalu Jul 2019

Bibliometric Analysis Of Research Productivity Of Health Care Professionals In Saudi Arabia: An Exploratory Study, Manuelraj Peter, Spurgeon Samuel, Mohamed Idhris, Abdurahiman Pattukuthu, Arun Vijay Subbarayalu

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Objectives: The aim of this study is to analyze research productivity through literature mapping of Health care Professionals (HCPs) belonging to Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal university (IAU), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). To facilitate that, publications made by the HCPs in those journals indexed in the PubMed indexed medical database have been chosen for this study. The selected study period was between 2014 and 2018. This study also explores the literature growth, mapping of the health care literature and health care professional’s collaboration patterns in KSA.

Methods: The chosen data were downloaded from PubMed Database through Endnote software. Publications ...


Effect Of Teamwork On Health Records Management Practices In Local Government Areas Of Osun State, Nigeria, Segun Michael Omole Dr, Tajudeen Temitayo Adebayo Dr. Jun 2019

Effect Of Teamwork On Health Records Management Practices In Local Government Areas Of Osun State, Nigeria, Segun Michael Omole Dr, Tajudeen Temitayo Adebayo Dr.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study reported the influence of teamwork on health records management practices in local government areas of Osun State, Nigeria, with a view to contributing to finding solutions to problems associated with teamwork in relation to health records management practices in local government areas.

Survey research design was adopted for the study. The population of the study was three hundred and six (306) medical and health officers in the 30 local government areas of Osun State. Total enumeration technique was used to cover all the 306 health care professionals in the 30 local government areas. A validated questionnaire was the ...


Teamwork And Epidemic Control Among Health Workers In Local Government Areas Of Osun State, Nigeria., Michael Segun Omole Dr., Tajudeen Temitayo Adebayo Dr. May 2019

Teamwork And Epidemic Control Among Health Workers In Local Government Areas Of Osun State, Nigeria., Michael Segun Omole Dr., Tajudeen Temitayo Adebayo Dr.

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Abstract

The study reported the influence of teamwork on epidemic control in local government areas of Osun State, Nigeria, with a view to contributing to finding solutions to problems associated with teamwork in relation to epidemic control in local government areas of Osun State.

Survey research design was adopted for the study. The population of the study was three hundred and six (306) medical and health officers in the 30 local government areas of Osun State. Total enumeration technique was used to cover all the 306 health care professionals in the 30 local government areas. A validated questionnaire was the ...


The Relationship Between Spiritual Intelligence And Job Performance Among Clinical Nurses, Maryam Keramati, Hosein Ebrahimi, Asma Bameri, Mohammad Hasan Basirinezhad, Seyed Mohammad Mirhoseini, Reza Mohammadpourhodki May 2019

The Relationship Between Spiritual Intelligence And Job Performance Among Clinical Nurses, Maryam Keramati, Hosein Ebrahimi, Asma Bameri, Mohammad Hasan Basirinezhad, Seyed Mohammad Mirhoseini, Reza Mohammadpourhodki

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Nurses are among the most important human resources of hospitals. Nurses’ performance is affected by several factors including their spiritual intelligence. Spirituality can lead to higher commitment, productivity, and quality improvement in health services. This study aimed to determine the relationship between spiritual intelligence and job performance among nurses in southeast of Iran in 2017. In this cross-sectional study, 204 nurses working in teaching hospitals of Zabol city were assessed. The nurses were randomly selected by cluster sampling. The demographic characteristics were obtained by a checklist. The Job performance Scale and Spiritual Intelligence Scale were further used to assess the ...


Information Seeking Behaviour And Risk Practices Among People Living With Hiv/Aids In South-West, Nigeria, Tajudeen Temitayo Adebayo Apr 2019

Information Seeking Behaviour And Risk Practices Among People Living With Hiv/Aids In South-West, Nigeria, Tajudeen Temitayo Adebayo

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

People living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) need to seek information on set of all-encompassing phenomenon which include information on medical and social packages, medication adherence, indicators of improvement, death and well-being among others. But more importantly, they need to seek information about risk practises to reduce the spread of this virus because they are the main reservoir of the HIV virus and main source of transmission. This work explored the common available sources of information seeking processes to PLWHA and some risk reduction topics.

The study adopted a survey research design which was conducted among PLWHA attending outpatient departments from ...


Health Information Literacy In Everyday Life: A Study Of Pregnant Women’S In Ekiti State, Nigeria., Mayowa Akomolafe, Rosaline Oluremi Opeke Phd Jan 2019

Health Information Literacy In Everyday Life: A Study Of Pregnant Women’S In Ekiti State, Nigeria., Mayowa Akomolafe, Rosaline Oluremi Opeke Phd

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Pregnancy is a sensitive period in a woman’s life that exposes her and her unborn child to lot of risks which may affect her health. These risks are as a result of altered physiological function of the body that affects the biochemistry and anatomy of the woman’s body, which eventually affects their Quality of Life. Pregnant women need health information literacy to search for health information to manage their health to compliment the ones provided during antenatal. Information needs of pregnant women are not often met during antenatal clinic. Studies have shown inadequate communication by health care professionals ...


Social Health And A Healthy Social Life Based On Wisdom And Intellectuality, Alireza Atarodi, Meisam Dastani, Ahmadreza Atarodi Jan 2019

Social Health And A Healthy Social Life Based On Wisdom And Intellectuality, Alireza Atarodi, Meisam Dastani, Ahmadreza Atarodi

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Introduction:

Human kinds are social animals, and are pleased living together pleasantly and positively in mental and physical forms. Without positive living and to live in challenges and clashes is bad and catastrophic, but what’s the way out? One of the way that seems not so costly, with no war and seems that can direct and put the world in peace or in a good running order will be wisdom and intellectuality transfused by many scientific centers and the wise men, then we intended to survey the social health and a healthy social life based on wisdom and intellectual ...


Scientometric Analysis And Literature Research Growth Of Lupus During 2010-2017, Mohamed Idhris, Manuelraj Peter, Abdurahiman Pattukuthu, Spurgeon Anandraj Samuel Jan 2019

Scientometric Analysis And Literature Research Growth Of Lupus During 2010-2017, Mohamed Idhris, Manuelraj Peter, Abdurahiman Pattukuthu, Spurgeon Anandraj Samuel

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Abstract:

The paper analyses the growth pattern of Lupus disease literature during 2010-2017. The data downloaded from web of science database, further interpreted and analyzed for the study purpose. Total number of publications has been identified as 38750 records. The distribution of publications based on the year of production, country wise productivity, document type of the publications, Major subject categories, Authors whose contribution is in the maximum level were studied. The study reveals a progressive increase on LUPUS research during 2010-2017. The year 2016 contributed highest number of publications. United States is the top contributor during 2010-2017. PETRI M is ...


Need Of Professional Development And Ict Skills For Medical Library Professionals In Gujarat, S. D. Parmar Dr., Shishirkumar H. Mandalia Dr. Jan 2019

Need Of Professional Development And Ict Skills For Medical Library Professionals In Gujarat, S. D. Parmar Dr., Shishirkumar H. Mandalia Dr.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Professional development is the process where professionals stay up-to-date information, skills, and abilities which required working effectively in their profession. It is assumed that professionals have to maintain professional competency, involve in professional development and skill enhancement activities. The library professionals are catering library services to its users with growing demand of users; there are not enough studies are conducted about the need for professional development and ICT skills for medical library professionals in Gujarat. It is very much important to evaluate the needs of professional development and skills enhancement programme in medical educational institutions. The cross-sectional study was conducted ...


Scopus Citation Analysis Of Publications From Saudi Dental Colleges, Kamran Habib Awan, Hosam Ali Baeshen, Sachin C. Sarode, Nilookumari Choudhary, A. Thirumal Raj, Amit Mahuli Jan 2019

Scopus Citation Analysis Of Publications From Saudi Dental Colleges, Kamran Habib Awan, Hosam Ali Baeshen, Sachin C. Sarode, Nilookumari Choudhary, A. Thirumal Raj, Amit Mahuli

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Purpose: Citation analysis is frequently employed to assess the research output of individuals, departments, and institutions. Intra-country institutional analysis of bibliometric analysis is needed to formulate appropriate research policies. To assess the research output of dental colleges in Saudi Arabia

Research design: An observational study was conducted for publications from Dental Colleges in Saudi Arabia using the SCOPUS database. The data for the years 2016-18 were retrieved for 18 dental colleges of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).

Key findings: The highest publication productivity was reported for King Abdulaziz University- Faculty of Dentistry (Jeddah). The highest number of publications in ...


The Publication Trend Of Internal Medicine In Iran, The Middle East And The World: A 10-Year Bibliometric Analysis, Maryam Esmaeilzadeh, Abbas Doulani, Mohammad Gomar Jan 2019

The Publication Trend Of Internal Medicine In Iran, The Middle East And The World: A 10-Year Bibliometric Analysis, Maryam Esmaeilzadeh, Abbas Doulani, Mohammad Gomar

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Purpose: This study sought to evaluate the scientific publications of Iranian researchers in the field of internal medicine as well as to compare them with those of the countries of the Middle East and the world within 2009-2018.

Design/methodology/approach: In this bibliometric study, the Scopus database was used. All papers published in the past ten years by researchers from Iran, the Middle East and the world in the field of internal medicine were included in the study. Data analysis and drawing of scientific maps were performed using Excel and VOS viewer software.

Findings: The number of scientific papers ...


Mapping The Research Productivity Of Three Medical Sciences Journals Published In Saudi Arabia: A Comparative Bibliometric Study, Ahmad A. Alanazi, Zameer Baladi, Ikram Ul Haq Sep 2018

Mapping The Research Productivity Of Three Medical Sciences Journals Published In Saudi Arabia: A Comparative Bibliometric Study, Ahmad A. Alanazi, Zameer Baladi, Ikram Ul Haq

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Introduction: The purpose of this study was to compare the progress of research outcomes specifically of three old and new established Saudi medical research journals: Saudi Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences (SJMMS), Journal of Saudi Heart Association (JSHA), and Journal of Infection and Public Health (JIPH) for the period of 2013 to 2017.

Materials and Methods: Scientific papers under the titles of original and review articles, short communications, case and short reports were downloaded from the websites of these journals. The data was analyzed according to three parameters: the growth of publication, the types of publication, and the authorship ...


Assessment Of Health Literacy Level In 18-30 Year-Old Adults, An Iranian Experience, Masoumeh Ansari, Fatemeh Mohammad-Moradi, Mehrdad Khaledian, Maryam Shekofteh, Ali Valinejadi Jul 2018

Assessment Of Health Literacy Level In 18-30 Year-Old Adults, An Iranian Experience, Masoumeh Ansari, Fatemeh Mohammad-Moradi, Mehrdad Khaledian, Maryam Shekofteh, Ali Valinejadi

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Objective: Health literacy is knowledge for comprehension, assessment and achievement of health and benefit of it in life finally to health promotion. People, who have little health literacy, have less knowledge about their health condition therefore they don’t take sufficient preventive services instead they receive more hospital and emergency units' services. Identification and promotion of health literacy level is one of the best solutions to increase social health and play important role in making healthy social in future, too.

Design and setting: This descriptive study, about 170 people (ranging from18-30 year-old) who referred to Shemiranat health network in end ...


Literature On Dental And Oral Health By King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University For Health Science, Saudi Arabia; A Bibliometric Study, Ikram Ul Haq, Khalid Al-Fouzan Jun 2018

Literature On Dental And Oral Health By King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University For Health Science, Saudi Arabia; A Bibliometric Study, Ikram Ul Haq, Khalid Al-Fouzan

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

ABSTRACT

This present paper examines the bibliometric assessment of research performance on dental science literature by researchers affiliated to King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences (KSAU-HS), its teaching hospitals and Research Centre, to determine the statistical scenario and highlight the emerging trends in dental research. It is a retrospective observational study that had been carried out in of College of Dentistry library, KSAU-HS during January 2018. Published research on dentistry in authorship affiliated to KSAU-HS was collected from different online sources; Web of Science, PubMed, Google Scholar, ResearchGate and the archival record of King Abdullah International Research Centre ...


Evaluating The Trustworthiness Of Consumer-Oriented Health Websites On Diabetes, Shahabedin Rahmatizadeh, Saeideh Valizadeh-Haghi Apr 2018

Evaluating The Trustworthiness Of Consumer-Oriented Health Websites On Diabetes, Shahabedin Rahmatizadeh, Saeideh Valizadeh-Haghi

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Objective: The patients involvement in disease management can decrease economic burden on diabetic patients and society. Quality health information may help patients to involve in their health management. Thus, individuals need to find the additional information from other information resources such as health websites. Nevertheless, health websites vary in quality and reliability. Therefore, it is of great importance to identify trustable health websites on diabetes. Thus, the aim of the present study was to evaluate the reliability of health websites concerning diabetes.

Materials and methods: The keyword ‘’diabetes mellitus ‘’ was entered as a search term into the three most used ...