An Assessment of Sexual Dimorphism in Relation to Facial Asymmetry in Esthetically Pleasing Faces

Yagnesh Rajpara, Tarulatha R. Shyagali Abstract Objective: The aim of the study is to detect gender-wise difference in the skeletal asymmetry in the esthetically pleasing faces. Materials and methods: a cross sectional study was conducted on 25 females and 25 males of age 18 -25 years using the posterior-anterior cephalograms. The selected part of grummon's [...]

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Meta-analysis as Statistical and Analytical Method of Journal’s Content Scientific Evaluation

Izet Masic, Edin Begic Abstract Introduction: A meta-analysis is a statistical and analytical method which combines and synthesizes different independent studies and integrates their results into one common result. Goal: Analysis of the journals and ldquo;Medical Archives and rdquo;, and ldquo;Materia Socio Medica and rdquo; and and ldquo;Acta Informatica Medica and rdquo;, which are located [...]

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Physiological Cost Index and Comfort Walking Speed in Two Level Lower Limb Amputees Having No Vascular Disease

Teuta Osmani Vllasolli, Nikola Orovcanec, Beti Zafirova, Blerim Krasniqi, Ardiana Murtezani, Valbona Krasniqi, Bukurije Rama Abstract Background: The Physiological Cost Index (PCI) was introduced by MacGregor to estimate the energy cost in walking of healthy people, also it has been reported for persons with lower limb amputation, walking with prosthesis. Objective: To assess energy cost [...]

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Managing the Security of Nursing Data in the Electronic Health Record

Mahnaz Samadbeik, Zahra Gorzin, Masomeh Khoshkam, Masoud Roudbari Abstract Background: The Electronic Health Record (EHR) is a patient care information resource for clinicians and nursing documentation is an essential part of comprehensive patient care. Ensuring privacy and the security of health information is a key component to building the trust required to realize the potential [...]

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Importance of Dental Records in Forensic Dental Identification

Petro Waleed, Feras Baba, Salem Alsulami, Bassel Tarakji Abstract Introduction: The patient's record maintains all the diagnostic information with regards to patients and contains valuable information that can be beneficial to the dentist as well as legal authorities during forensic human identification. Aim: Objective of the study was to compare dental records with an ideal [...]

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Value Innovation in Hospital: Increase Organizational IQ by Managing Intellectual Capitals

Mahtab Karami, Mashallah Torabi Abstract Hospital is a complex organization rich in intellectual capitals. Effective management of these assets in line with innovating value to reach strategic goals and objectives can lead to increasing organizational IQ. In hospital with high organizational IQ, Increasing syntropy in intellectual capitals can convert it to an agile, learner, innovative, [...]

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Predictors of Patients’ Satisfaction with Health Care Services in Three Balkan Countries (Macedonia, Bulgaria and Serbia): a Cross Country Survey

Vladimir Lazarevik, Blasko Kasapinov Abstract Background: Patients' satisfaction with provided healthcare services is one of the factors to measure the overall quality of the delivered health care. Main objective of our study was to determine the common predictors associated with patients and lsquo;satisfaction in three Balkan countries. Methods: We conducted web based survey among population [...]

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Early Prenatal Diagnosis of Thoracopagus Twins by Ultrasound

Mahmoud Alkhateeb, Mahmoud Mashaqbeh, Sami Magableh, Rafiq Hadad, Quteiba Nseer, Abdelkhaleg Alshboul Abstract Introduction: Conjoined twins are identical twins joined in utero. It's a rare phenomenon and present a unique challenge to obstetricians and pediatric surgeons. Conjoined twins are complex complication of monozygotic twinning, which is associated with high perinatal mortality. Case report: At our [...]

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Work-related Mental Consequences: Implications of Burnout on Mental Health Status Among Health Care Providers

Ioanna V. Papathanasiou Abstract Introduction: Burnout can create problems in every aspect of individual's' human life. It may have an adverse effect on interpersonal and family relations and can lead to a general negative attitude towards life. Aim: The purpose of this study is to investigate whether burnout is associated with the mental health status [...]

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