Journal of Family Medicine and Health Care

Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2022

  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea Screened by Overnight Pulse Oximetry and Higher Risk of Serious Cardiovascular Events: Prospective Cohort Study in the Primary Care

    Lapkin Chiang, Cheukwai Kam, Lorna Ventura Ng, Catherine Xiaorui Chen, Yimchu Li

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 32-36
    Received: 21 March 2022
    Accepted: 11 April 2022
    Published: 20 April 2022
    Abstract: Introduction: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a condition characterized by sleep disordered breathing which results in health impairment and other related injuries. Cardiovascular and neurocognitive morbidities and increased risk of motor vehicle accidents have been demonstrated in patients with untreated OSA. Overnight pulse oximetry is a good sc... Show More
  • Chronic Pain Treatment for Patients with Vascular Ulcers of the Lower Limbs

    Rolando Tasinato, Mario Biral, Corrado Da Lio, Max Dei Negri, Gaia Degli Angeli, Greta Loss

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 37-41
    Received: 21 February 2022
    Accepted: 18 March 2022
    Published: 16 June 2022
    Abstract: Pain is found in 46-84.5% of patients with vascular ulcers of the lower limbs, varying according to the records considered and the etiology of the ulcer. Vascular ulcers associated with arterial insufficiency are generally more painful than vascular ulcers associated with venous insufficiency. An algorithm for the management of chronic cancer pain ... Show More