Category archives for Original Research Vol 2

Elderly Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

Elderly Health Care

Four-year dynamic observation and study on standardized management of elderly patients with type 2 diabetes in Beijing Yongding Road Community Authors: Li, Yue; Shen, Dongyun; Zhang, Wei; Wang, Yimin; Li, Hongmei; Geng, Jie; Yang, Liying; Xiao, Zhijun; Liu, Yan; Feng, Zhigang; Cao, Linying; Jin, Yan; Shi, Lixia Purpose: This study aimed to understand the joint standard of blood glucose, blood lipids, and blood pressure in elderly patients […]

Coronary Artery Lesions in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea-Hypopnea Syndrome

Analysis of the characteristics of coronary artery lesions in patients with obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome and influencing factors

Analysis of the characteristics of coronary artery lesions in patients with obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome and influencing factors Authors: Sun, Bin; Liu, Jing; Huang, Ding; Liu, Cheng Objective: The current study involved an analysis of the characteristics of coronary artery lesions of patients with obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS) and the corresponding influencing factors.Methods: One hundred twenty patients […]

Study on Family Environment Characteristics of Accident-Prone Children

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

A case-control study on family environment characteristics of accident-prone children Authors:Chen, Sisi; Zhou, Leshan Objective: The purpose of the current study was to determine the family environment characteristics of accident-prone children, and the influencing factors to provide a reference for accident prevention and intervention for these children. Methods: One hundred forty-seven cases of accident-prone children were screened […]

Effect of 1.75 mmol/L calcium concentration dialysate on hemodialysis patients

Prospective study of the short-term effect of 1.75 mmol/L calcium concentration dialysate on hemodialysis patients

Prospective study of the short-term effect of 1.75 mmol/L calcium concentration dialysate on hemodialysis patients Authors: Zhang, Dongliang; Sun, Fang; Zhou, Yilun; Duan, Xiaofeng; Sun, Yi; Cui, Taigen; Liu, Wenhu Objective: The purpose of the current study was to determine the influence of a 1.75 mmol/L calcium (Ca) concentration dialysate (DCa 1.75) during maintenance hemodialysis (MHD) therapy for patients with chronic […]

Massage treatment of chronic persistent pediatric asthma

persistent pediatric asthma

Massage treatment of chronic persistent pediatric asthma Authors: Tian, Fuling; Li, Qi; Cui, Jianmei; Ma, Shuxiang; Wang, Hongbin; Li, Xueqing Objective: We observed the clinical effect of massage in treating chronic persistent pediatric asthma and the changes in expression of TLR1, TLR2, and TLR4 on macrophages.Methods: One hundred sixty pediatric patients with persistent chronic asthma were collected, and divided into […]

Primary Medical Service in China

Great efforts are needed to develop primary medical service in China: correcting the mistranslation of “Primary Health Care” as the first step

Great efforts are needed to develop primary medical service in China: correcting the mistranslation of “Primary Health Care” as the first step Author: Xu, Guoping This article aims to discuss how the mistranslation of “Primary Health Care” takes an adverse effect on the conceptual understanding of primary medical service and the development of medical and […]

Negative Psychology of Nursing Personnel and their Coping Style

Interrelation among alexithymia and negative psychology of nursing personnel and their coping style

Interrelation among alexithymia and negative psychology of nursing personnel and their coping style Authors: Li, Shuwen; Yao, Guiying; Gui, Yanling; Zhang, Bin Objective: The purpose of the current study was to discuss the interrelation among alexithymia and negative psychology of nursing personnel and their coping style, so as to provide a theoretical basis for better mental health education […]

Obstructive Sleep Apnea-Hypopnea Syndrome (OSAHS) and Liver Fibrosis

Relationship between obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS) and liver fibrosis

Relationship between obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS) and liver fibrosis Authors: Kan, Haifeng ; Chen, Long; Yang, Zhiyun ; Zhu, Shixiang Abstract: Objective: The current study discusses the relationship between sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS) and liver fibrosis by determining the level of plasma hyaluronic acid (HA), procollagen III (PIII), collagen IV (IVC), and laminin (LN) in OSAHS patients […]

Chemoprophylactic Effect on Close Contacts of Patients with Active Tuberculosis

Analysis of the chemoprophylactic effect on close contacts of patients with active tuberculosis and positive tuberculin skin tests

Analysis of the chemoprophylactic effect on close contacts of patients with active tuberculosis and positive tuberculin skin Authors: Lin, Cunzhi 1; Wang, Fangfang 1; Li, Jinfeng1; Du, Jianxin 1; Wang, Hairong2; Zhu, Xinhong 3 Objective: The current study analyzed the chemoprophylactic effect of isoniazide on close contacts of patients with active tuberculosis and positive tuberculin skin tests (TSTs). Methods: A […]

Esophageal Cancer in Middle-aged and Elderly Patients

Association between esophageal cancer in middle-aged and elderly patients and body mass index and waist-to-hip ratio

Association between esophageal cancer in middle-aged and elderly patients and body mass index and waist-to-hip ratio Authors: Yan, Lihui 1; Shan, Zhongyuan 2; Sun, Ying2; Yan, Ying 2; Lu, Zhiquan 3 Objective: This study determined the relationship between esophageal cancer in middle-aged and elderly patients and body mass index (BMI) and waist-to-hip ratio (WHR). Methods: A hospital-based case-control study […]

Longitudinal study of a community hospital integrated model for diabetes management

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

Longitudinal study of a community hospital integrated model for diabetes management in the Beijing Jinsong community Authors: Zhang, Jian-Dong 1; Zhuang, Ning 1; Yuan, Ming-Xia2; Gao, Li-Juan1; Bian, Chuan 1; Chen, Huai-Ning 1; Chi, Qing 1; Hui, Su-Qing1; Li, Gui-Ying 1; Su, Yan-Li1; Bao, Hong-Song 1; Wan, Gang 3; Yang, Guang-Ran 2; Yuan, Shen-Yuan 2 Objective: To determine the effects of a community hospital integrated model on the […]

Fractional Flow Reserve in Guiding Intervention for Borderline Coronary Lesions

primary health care system

Role of fractional flow reserve in guiding intervention for borderline coronary lesions Objective: This study investigated the clinical efficacy and value of fractional flow reserve (FFR) in guiding the treatment of borderline coronary lesions. Methods: Forty-three patients with borderline coronary lesions, as demonstrated by coronary angiography, and who had FFR measurements were selected. The patients […]

Fibroblast Growth Factor 21 and Thyroid Stimulating Hormone

Relationship between fibroblast growth factor 21 and thyroid stimulating hormone in healthy subjects without components of metabolic syndrome

Relationship between fibroblast growth factor 21 and thyroid stimulating hormone in healthy subjects without components of metabolic syndrome Objective: To determine the relationship between human fibroblast growth factor 21 (FGF21) and thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) by testing the level of FGF21, lipid metabolism, and carbohydrate metabolism-related indices, as well as the level of TSH, among […]

Risk factors for elderly Chinese patients

Risk factors for post-operative delirium in elderly Chinese patients

Risk factors for post-operative delirium in elderly Chinese patients Authors: Yuan, Xiaoli ; Jiang, Zhixia ; Song, Lingxia ; Yang, Li; He, Ying; Luo, Gongyin Objective: The purpose of this study was to systematically analyze the risk factors for postoperative delirium (PD) in elderly patients in an effort to provide a basis for developing relevant clinical interventions in China. Methods: […]

Community Mental Health Services in China

current status of community mental health services in three northern areas of China

The current status of community mental health services in three northern areas of China Authors: Yang, Xiaoyi 1; Yang, Fengchi 2; Fu, Wenqing1; Guo, Lingling 1; Xu, Lihua1; Zhang, Hui 2 Objective: This study investigated and discussed the current status of community mental health service in three northern areas of China (Beijing, Harbin, and Karamay) in an effort to improve […]

Community health services in Nanjing

Types of community health services selected by urban and suburban residents in Nanjing and influencing factors

Types of community health services selected by urban and suburban residents in Nanjing and influencing factors Authors: Fan, Hong; Wang, Qianyuan; Wu, Yinyan Keywords: Nanjing, Community health service, Service type, Influencing factors, Urban and suburban residents, Diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15212/FMCH.2014.0105 Affiliations: Social and Health Education Department, School of Public Health, Nanjing Medical […]

KCNQ1 Gene Polymorphism and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Correlation between KCNQ1 gene polymorphism and type 2 diabetes mellitus in Huaihai region of China

Correlation between KCNQ1 gene polymorphism and type 2 diabetes mellitus in Huaihai region of China Authors: Gao, Xing ; LV, Dongmei; Wang, Yan; Wang, Tao; Li, Wei; Zhang, Yanbo ; Wei, Yaqin; Zhang, Jiali ; Lu, Qian; Yin, Xiaoxing Objective: This article aims to discuss the distribution of KCNQ1 gene polymorphism in the Chinese Han population in the Huaihai region of China and the […]

A perspective on the development of family medicine in China

A perspective on the development of family medicine in China

A perspective on the development of family medicine in China Author: Xu, Guoping Abstract: Family medicine is a medical specialty devoted to comprehensive primary care for people of all ages. It has been recognized and developed as the foundation of modern healthcare system in all other advanced countries (except USA), and has enjoyed great success […]

Patients with Chronic Schizophrenia

Effects of psychological melodrama on empathic ability of patients with chronic schizophrenia

Effects of psychological melodrama on empathic ability of patients with chronic schizophrenia Authors: Tian, Hongmei ; Niu, Weifang ; Liu, Pnig; Wang, Na; Yu, Huijing; Zhao, Zhanhong Objective: The purpose of the current study was to determine the effects of psycho-scene drama on the empathic ability of patients with chronic schizophrenia. Methods: One hundred sixteen in-patients with chronic schizophrenia were […]

Effect of core stability training on balance in elderly women

Effect of core stability training on balance in elderly women

Effect of core stability training on balance in elderly women Authors: Shi, Zhumei ; Zhou, Jinhua Objective: The study investigated the effect of core stability training on balance in elderly women. Method: Sixty female volunteers 61–70 years of age were divided into training (n=30) and control groups (n=30). Core stability training was given to patients in […]