Journal of Family Medicine and Health Care

Volume 1, Issue 2, September 2015

  • The Diagnostic Value of Sonographic Findings in Axillary Lymphadenopathy

    Elif Colak, Gultekin Ozan Kucuk, Kadir Yildirim, Onur Ozturk

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 2, September 2015
    Pages: 21-23
    Received: 31 July 2015
    Accepted: 6 August 2015
    Published: 11 August 2015
    Abstract: Background: Axillary lymphadenopathy (LAP) is one of the most common pathologies encountered in daily practice. The aim of this study is to evaluate the demographic, ultrasonographic, and biopsy findings of patients who underwent an excisional biopsy to distinguish between benign and malignant LAP of the axillary region. Methods: Patients who under... Show More
  • A Case: Paraquat (Pesticide) and Skin Involvement

    Bahadir Yazicioglu

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 2, September 2015
    Pages: 24-26
    Received: 6 August 2015
    Accepted: 13 August 2015
    Published: 14 August 2015
    Abstract: Paraquat is a pesticide which was started to be used in agriculture and gardening around the world since the middle of 1960's. Pesticides taken for suicide or by accident can have serious side effects on the body. Paraquat taken in the body mostly orally and transdermal, inhalation and although rarely intravenous way. Erythema, itching, swelling an... Show More
  • Evaluation of Prevention Bundle Application for Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia in Intensive Care Units

    Ilknur Esen Yildiz, Hava Yilmaz, Ahmet Dilek, Saban Esen, Mustafa Sunbul, Hakan Leblebicioglu

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 2, September 2015
    Pages: 27-32
    Received: 14 August 2015
    Accepted: 28 August 2015
    Published: 2 September 2015
    Abstract: Objective: The current study investigated the applicability of the VAP prevention bundle and its effect on rates of VAP. Methods: This study was performed in the intensive care units (ICU) of anesthesia (AICU) and the neurology (NICU) in the Medical Faculty of Ondokuz Mayis University from October 2011 to September 2012 (for one year). Mechanically... Show More