Category archives for Volume 1 Issue 4

Viral Hepatitis B-related Diseases

the economic burden of inpatients with hepatitis B virus (HBV)-related diseases and the influencing factors

Economic burden of inpatients with viral hepatitis B-related diseases and the influencing factors Authors: Zhang, Hua; Chao, Jianqian; Zhu, Liguo; Song, Long; Li, Xiyan; Liu, Pei Objective: The purpose of this study was to analyze the economic burden of inpatients with hepatitis B virus (HBV)-related diseases and the influencing factors so as to provide an effective basis for the development […]

Cochrane Updates and Nice Guidelines Volume 1 Issue 4

Performance evaluation indicator system for the implementation of essential drug system in community health service institutions

Cochrane Updates and Nice Guidelines Volume 1 Issue 4 Cochrane Updates & NICE Guidelines, Practical Evidence About Real Life Situations (PEARLS) are succinct summaries of Cochrane Systematic Reviews for primary care practitioners. PEARLS provide guidance on whether a treatment is effective or ineffective, prepared as an educational resource and not replacing clinician judgment in the management of individual cases. […]

Collapse in the supermarket

Longitudinal study of a community hospital integrated model for diabetes management in the Beijing Jinsong community

Collapse in the supermarket Author: Murtagh, John The story One morning I received an urgent call from the manager of the local supermarket, which was  only about 50 meters from my clinic. “Would you please come because the ambulance may take about 30 or more minutes”? The manager said that a young man who had been shopping was found unconscious […]

Bystander Resuscitation of a Near-Drowning Child

The challenge of chronic non-communicable disease and the opportunity for transforming health care through primary care based population health management

Bystander resuscitation of a near-drowning child in a rural south China township Authors: Wu, Zhixin; He, Mingfeng; Guo, Qihong; Kuang, Minhua We report resuscitation of a near-drowning child by a bystander in a rural south China township. Resuscitation was performed on a 6-year-old, otherwise healthy boy who was witnessed drowning in a river, with submersion for approximately 12 […]

Physical-mental Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease Co-Morbid with Mental Disorders

The ‘physical-mental’ treatment of cardiovascular disease co-morbid with mental disorders

The ‘physical-mental’ treatment of cardiovascular disease co-morbid with mental disorders Authors: Ren, Yanping; Yang, Hui; Browning, Colette; Thomas, Shane A 47-year-old woman complained of sudden chest tightness, shortness of breath, palpitations and a severe headache. Her highest blood pressure had reached 200/120 mmHg before and was diagnosed as hypertension. One month ago, the results of her cranial CT […]

Patients with Neurocognitive Disorders

Memory and behavior neurocognitive problems and caregivers’ attitudes

Memory and behavior-related problems of patients with neurocognitive disorders and the attitudes of their caregivers Authors: Wang, Qingyan; Jiang, Fen; Chen, Sanmei; Tang, Siyuan Objective: The purpose of this study was to investigate the memory and behavior-related problems of patients with neurocognitive disorders and the attitudes of their caregivers so as to provide an effective basis for nursing […]

Ethnic Minorities and Han Nationality in China

A case-control study on family environment characteristics of accident-prone children

Health-related behaviors in children of ethnic minorities and Han nationality in China Authors: Sun, Yu; Cao, Qian; Zhang, Rong; Chen, Lu Objective: The purpose of this study was to understand the health-related behaviors in children of ethnic minorities and Han nationality so as to provide a basis for formulating a health promotion plan, reasonably allocating health resources, and […]

Epidemiologic Survey and Analysis of Mild Cognitive Impairment

Epidemiologic survey and analysis of mild cognitive impairment

Epidemiologic survey and analysis of mild cognitive impairment amongst community senior citizens of Changsha City Authors: Zhang, Xueqing; Zeng, Hui Objective: The purpose of the current study was to conduct a mild cognitive impairment (MCI) prevalence survey among the community senior citizens of Changsha City and analyze possible relevant factors so as to perform early screening […]

Computer-assisted Information System for Respiratory Diseases

Development of community health service-oriented computer-assisted information system for diagnosis and treatment of respiratory diseases

Development of community health service-oriented computer-assisted information system for diagnosis and treatment of respiratory diseases Authors: Wu, Yuefang; Yao, Xin; Sun, Peili; Hu, Yong; Zhu, Yuchuan; Hu, Yin Objective: Community health services are an emerging trend. We have found in practice that diagnosis and treatment of respiratory diseases in the community are distinct. The respiratory department’s daily work involves a […]

Overactive bladder

over active bladder

Overactive bladder Abstract: Overactive bladder (OAB) is known to affect millions of people worldwide, with a subsequent deleterious impact on the quality of life. The clinical diagnosis of OAB requires, at a minimum, a meticulous history, physical examination, and urinalysis. The American Urological Association views OAB as a symptom complex, not a life-threatening disease, and […]