Masood Abdulrahman

Masood Abdulrahman
Duhok Polytechnic University | DPU · College of Health and Medical Techniques

Doctor of Medicine

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Masood Abdulrahman currently works at the TECHNICAL COLLEGE OF HEALTH, Duhok Polytechnic University.
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Serum total 25‐OHD is a main marker of vitamin D which represents the intake and sunlight exposure. Free form of 25‐OHD, the small fraction not bound to a transporter protein has been incorporated as a new marker. This cross-sectional study aimed to evaluate the impact of several factors on total and free vitamin D levels in healthy subjects and to...
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Lack of adequate occupational safety and health strategies is a reason that workplace accidents in food and water production industries remain high, making this sector one of the riskiest operations worldwide. The research was carried out to examine the degree of implementing the health, occupational and environmental safety measures in the selecte...
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Serum total 25-OHD is a main marker of vitamin D which represents the intake and sunlight exposure. Free form of 25‐OHD, the small fraction not bound to a transporter protein has been incorporated as a new marker. This cross-sectional study aimed to evaluate the impact of several factors on total and free vitamin D levels in healthy subjects and to...
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Objectives A child health booklet (CHB) is a record of a child's health, growth and development that is kept by the child's parent or guardian, with contributions from various health professionals. Documentation of a child's growth and development started in the 20th century. This study was carried out to evaluate the usage of CHBs in primary healt...
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Background: Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) is defined as "an infant's consumption of human milk with no supplementation of any type (no water, no nonhuman milk, and no foods) except for vitamins, minerals, and medications until six months. Mothers' lack of knowledge and experience often results in difficulties in feeding especially when feeding the...
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Tobacco use is considered one of the largest public health threats facing the world. Waterpipe smoking (WPS) is a customary and cultural method of tobacco consumption in many parts of the world. This study aimed to find the prevalence of smoking among Duhok city University students in Iraq and to assess students’ knowledge regarding smoking. A cros...
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Tobacco use is considered one of the largest public health threats facing the world. Waterpipe smoking (WPS) is a customary and cultural method of tobacco consumption in many parts of the world. This study aimed to find the prevalence of smoking among Duhok city University students in Iraq and to assess students' knowledge regarding smoking. A cros...
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S. aureus is a common commensal of the skin and mucosal membranes of humans, with estimates of 20% (range from 12% to 30%) of healthy people are persistent S. aureus nasal carriers, 30% (range from 16% to 70%) are intermittent carriers, and 50% (range from 16% to 69%) are non-carriers. The aim of this article is to explore the factors associated wi...
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Background: Cardiovascular disease is the main cause of death and disability worldwide. Hypertension is among the highly important major risk factors and up to 62% of cerebrovascular accidents and 49% of coronary heart disease are credited to raised Blood Pressure. There are strong evidences that present human consumption of salt is the major facto...
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IMMUNIZATION COVERAGE OF 12-23 MONTHS OLD CHILDREN AND ASSOCIATED FACTORS IN AKRE CITY
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Food handlers harbouring S. aureus on their noses or in hands are considered as the main source of food contamination. Antibiotic resistance in S. aureus is a serious issue. The study aimed to find out the prevalence of methicillin-resistant S. aureus among food handlers in restaurants of Duhok city. Nasal and hand swabs were taken from 200 food ha...
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Background and objective: Nutrition has the main field for health promotion of school-age children it is crucial that the increasing energy requirements forthcoming with this age group be meet daily with foods of high nutritional value. The study was conducted to evaluate the nutritional status of students in Essian primary school. Methods: All stu...
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Color vision deficiency is a condition affecting human's ability to see or recognize specific colors. It is mostly genetic, X-linked recessive inheritance and thus, is more common among males than females. This cross sectional study was done to find the prevalence of color vision deficiency among high school students in Shekhan city and to find the...
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The role of religious leaders in improving vaccination coverage has not been well researched. This intervention study investigated the role of a health education campaign and peer spiritual leaders in improving vaccination coverage rates in Akre district in Kurdistan region, Iraq. An information campaign was conducted in 30 villages with low vaccin...

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1-Sharing & recommending publications. 2-Connecting with colleagues. 3-Seeking new collaborations. 4-Obtaining statistics and metrics on use of uploaded publications. 5-Asking questions of researchers around the world that have the same set of interests. 6-Job seeking or recruitment. 7- Journal Invitations (Editorial Board, Reviewer) 8- Call for papers 9- International Conferences