Category archives for Volume 3 Issue 4

Mass media interventions for preventing smoking in young people

Systematic reviews in general practice: Applicability of the review “Mass media interventions for preventing smoking in young people” in the People’s Republic of China

Systematic reviews in general practice: Applicability of the review “Mass media interventions for preventing smoking in young people” in the People’s Republic of China Author: Ferrier, John Adamm A major problem for Chinese primary health providers such as general practitioners has been the lack of a clear role within the entire health system, unlike in […]

Aids prevention and control

HIV China

Current situation of AIDS prevention and control with traditional Chinese medicine and relevant policies in ChinaAuthors: Shi, Xuefeng; Bian, Xuefeng; Wang, Weiqing; Fang, Yunyun This article analyzes the current system, the prevention and treatment team, drugs relating to AIDS prevention and control with traditional Chinese medicine, and the relevant policies in China so as to […]

A new paradigm for assessment of infant feeding deviation

A new paradigm for assessment of infant feeding deviation

A new paradigm for assessment of infant feeding deviation Author: Rothenbury, Ailsa Normal child development is slow from birth to 25 years. Since Neolithic times, humans have relied on common sense, learned by trial and error, and mourned infants lost to infection and malnutrition. In recent times, knowledge of the process accelerated with increasing interest […]

The role of a community health service in the prevention of violence against women

prevention of violence against women

The role of a community health service in the prevention of violence against women Authors: Upston, Bronwyn; Poljski, Carolyn; Wirtz, Helen Link Health and Community (previously known as MonashLink Community Health Service) in Melbourne, Australia, has adopted an innovative approach to its role in the prevention of violence against women. By building on its local […]

A paradigm shift in models of oral health care: An example and a call to action

A paradigm shift in models of oral health care

A paradigm shift in models of oral health care: An example and a call to action Authors: Christian, Bradley; Hall, Martin; Martin, Rachel The consequences of oral disease are wide-ranging and can have a major impact on an individual’s and that person’s family’s quality of life. A range of factors interact to determine a person’s […]

Critical importance of sense-making and values-congruent partnerships between general practitioners and patients following stroke

patients following stroke

Striking a balance: The critical importance of sense-making and values-congruent partnerships between general practitioners and patients following stroke Authors: Ehrlich, Carolyn; Kendall, Elizabeth; Catalano, Tara Objective: People with a recent experience of stroke commonly rely on general practice for assistance to manage everyday consequences and associated disability. In this study, we were interested in qualitatively […]

Family structure and support for the oldest old

support for the oldest old

Family structure and support for the oldest old: A cross-sectional study in Dujiangyan, China Authors: Ren, Xiaohui; Meng, Hongdao; Liu, Chaojie; Wu, Jinhui; Dong, Birong; Li, Ningxiu Objective: In China, adult children have traditionally provided support for their aged parents. This model of care is increasingly challenged by the decline of the extended family. Recently, […]

Exploration and practice of general practitioner responsibility system

general practitioner

Exploration and practice of general practitioner responsibility system in an urban community of Shanghai Authors: Wu, Yan; Zhao, Yanping; Huang, Xiaoxia; Wang, Junyan; Xu, Huilin; Su, Hualin Objective: The Minhang district of Shanghai was selected as the subject and its public health management model was investigated. Methods: Minhang became a pilot location for the implementation […]