Journal of Family Medicine and Health Care

Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2023

  • Modern Dressings for the Treatment of Chronic Wounds and the Family Doctor - Case Reports

    Dragan Marinkovic

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: 4 December 2022
    Accepted: 28 December 2022
    Published: 9 January 2023
    Abstract: The appearance of modern dressings for the treatment of chronic wounds with the concept of moist wound healing has brought a completely new doctrine of their treatment, enabling significantly faster healing and thus a number of other benefits for health systems and health workers, patients with chronic wounds, and for society as a whole, reducing t... Show More
  • Intimate Partner Violence and Its Associated Factors Among Women in Owo, Ondo-State, Southwest, Nigeria

    Akintunde Opeoluwa Akinyugha, Oyewunmi Joseph Olajide, Hannah Iyabo Okunrinboye, Adesola Olawumi Kareem, Olawale Joshua Oladimeji, Abiodun John Kareem, Tolulope Moses Akinola, Festus Rotimi Babalola, Adewole Sunday Awoyeni, Charles Ojo Atimoh, Olakunle Femi Oladapo, Liasu Adeagbo Ahmed

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 7-14
    Received: 23 December 2022
    Accepted: 14 January 2023
    Published: 9 February 2023
    Abstract: Background: Intimate Partner Violence is a public health problem of global magnitude that majorly affects women and is often under-reported. Objectives: This study was carried out to determine the prevalence of Intimate Partner Violence, its pattern, and its associated factors with a view to reducing the burden. Methods: The study was a descriptive... Show More
  • Prevalence and Risk Factors of Obstructed Labor Among Pregnant Women at Selected Public Hospitals in Mogadishu- Somalia: Multi-Centered Case-Control Study

    Mohamed Gedi Sheikhow, Abdisamad Sheikh Yusuf, Abdirahman Mohamed Ahmed, Sadia Mohamud Mohamed, Yusuf Gedi Sheikhow

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 15-22
    Received: 6 January 2023
    Accepted: 2 February 2023
    Published: 16 February 2023
    Abstract: Obstructed labor (OL) is a typical reason for maternal morbidity and mortality in sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia. A retrospective case-control study was conducted to determine the prevalence and risk factors of obstructed labor among pregnant women at selected public hospitals in Mogadishu-Somalia. Methods: a retrospective case-control study... Show More
  • Diagnosis and Management of Mountain Sickness - A Review

    Da-Ming Liao, Chieh Chen

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 23-27
    Received: 6 February 2023
    Accepted: 22 February 2023
    Published: 3 March 2023
    Abstract: Acute mountain sickness (AMS) is the most common form of illness at high altitude; however, it is still unclear whether age is a protective factor or a risk factor for the development of AMS in travellers. The condition generally occurs at altitudes higher than 8,000 feet (ft), or 2,500 meters (m), and is usually due to a lack of oxygen. A person w... Show More