Mustafa Kursat Sahin

Mustafa Kursat Sahin
Ondokuz Mayıs Üniversitesi · Faculty of Medicine

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Introduction
I am open to cooperation in international studies, including family medicine, geriatrics, pediatrics, cancer screening, vaccination, and the effect of COVID-19 on mental health. For international collaboration, don't hesitate to get in touch with me via personal email (m.kursatsahin@yahoo.com).
Additional affiliations
May 2016 - present
University of Ondokuz Mayıs
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
March 2011 - May 2014
Ondokuz Mayıs Üniversitesi
Position
  • Research Assistant
Education
September 2003 - July 2010
Ondokuz Mayıs Üniversitesi
Field of study
  • Primary Healthcare

Publications

Publications (38)
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The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of depression, anxiety, distress, and insomnia and related factors in healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic in Turkey. We applied the study survey online to HCWs during the pandemic in Turkey between 23 April and 23 May 2020. We used the sociodemographic data form, Patient Health Qu...
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Introduction: This study aimed to evaluate the parental willingness and attitudes concerning the COVID-19 vaccine. Method: This cross-sectional study was performed using a self-administered online survey, covering parents' and their children's characteristics, parental willingness, and attitudes towards the COVID-19 vaccine. A total of 1035 parents...
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Introduction: While discussions on the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines continue, healthcare professionals' attitudes and their growing fear and anxiety during the pandemic process are not yet fully known. In this study, we aimed to investigate the COVID-19 vaccine acceptance and affecting factors in healthcare professionals. Methods: This was a...
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We performed a questionnaire study to determine knowledge, attitudes and practices concerning Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) among people intending to participate in the Hajj or Umrah Muslim pilgrimages. Of the 381 respondents aged between 17 and 85 years, 55% had never heard of MERS, while only one in three knew that it is a respiratory d...
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The purpose of the study was to evaluate the relationship between school burnout, sense of school belonging, and academic achievement in medical students. This cross-sectional study was performed with students at the Ondokuz Mayıs University Medical Faculty (Samsun, Turkey) between 1 and 31 May 2019. Six hundred one (71.0%) first, second, and third...
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Aims: Galectin-3 is an inflammation biomarker that is associated with atrial fibrosis and plays a role in the development of atrial fibrillation (AF). Low voltage areas (LVAs) identified using an electroanatomical mapping system represent the presence of fibrotic tissue. The present study aimed to determine the relationship between coronary sinus...
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INTRODUCTION: Patients with chronic heart disease (CHD) have been defined in many guidelines as one of the priority groups for influenza vaccination. The purpose of this study was to evaluate influenza vaccination rates and related factors in patients with CHD. METHODS: This cross-sectional survey study was conducted between May and August 2019. Th...
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OBJECTIVE: This study assessed obesity prejudice levels, attitudes, and perceptions of health care workers toward individuals with obesity and the relationship between health care workers’ perceptions of own and society’s weight bias, healthy lifestyle preferences, body mass index, and other factors with obesity prejudice levels. METHODS: This cro...
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Background: A large number of factors affect the learning process. Objectives: This study aimed to assess the relationship of learning styles and attitudes towards problem-based learning with academic success in preclinical medical students. Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted at the Medical Faculty of Ondokuz Mayıs University (Sams...
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Background: Increasing workloads and psychological pressure have led to fatigue among healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Increasing stress and social isolation can also lead to sleep problems. The purpose of this study was to evaluate sleep quality and related factors among healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic in Turkey. Me...
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Amaç: Bu çalışmada son sınıf tıp öğrencilerinin sağlam çocuk izlemi hakkındaki bilgi düzeylerinin değerlendirilmesi ve eğitim ihtiyaçlarının saptanması amaçlanmıştır. Materyal ve Metot: Tanımlayıcı tipteki bu çalışmaya 01.02.2018 ile 01.09.2019 tarihleri arasında eğitim gören 145 son sınıf tıp öğrencisi katılmıştır. Sistematik örnekleme yöntemi kul...
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Background: Sexual myths are exaggerated, incorrect and unscientific ideas on sexuality that people believe to be true. The purpose of this study was to examine factors that may be related to belief in sexual myth in university students. Methods: This study was performed in May 2016 among students from a university in Samsun, Turkey. Five hundred...
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Turkey harbors several risk factors for the development and spread of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases (ERID). Issues such as climate change, globalization, migration, environmental damage, improper urbanization, social inequalities, wars and antibiotic resistance are risk factors for the development and spread of ERID. The Center for D...
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Smartphone addiction is a recent concern that has resulted from the dramatic increase in worldwide smartphone use. The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to evaluate psychosocial factors affecting smartphone addiction in university students. The study was performed among students at the Ondokuz Mayis University Samsun School of Health (Samsu...
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ÖZET Amaç: Bu çalışmada aile hekimliği uzmanlarının (AHU) Devlet Hizmeti Yükümlülüğü (DHY) kuralarının değerlendirilmesi amaçlanmıştır. Yöntem: Tanımlayıcı nitelikteki bu çalışma, Eylül 2005-Nisan 2017 tarihleri arasında yapılan DHY ve DHY mazeret kuralarına katılan AHU'lara ait verilerin T.C. Sağlık Bakanlığı Yönetim Hizmetleri Genel Müdürlüğüne...
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Amaç: Bir üniversite hastanesindeki aile hekimliği polikliniğine başvuran kişilerde kızamık, kızamıkçık, kabakulak, suçiçeği, hepatit A ve B seroprevalansının değerlendirilmesi amaçlanmıştır. Gereç ve Yöntem: Çalışmamız geriye dönük bir dosya taramasıdır. Katılımcıların yaş, cinsiyet ve kızamık, kızamıkçık, kabakulak, suçiçeği, hepatit A ve B antik...
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The purpose of this study was to assess family physicians’ knowledge, attitudes, and practices toward colorectal cancer (CRC) screening. The population in this cross-sectional study consisted of 290 family physicians working in Samsun, Turkey, contacted between 15 June and 15 July 2015 and agreeing to participate. A questionnaire prepared by the au...
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Objective: Empathy is a key element of patient– physician communication; it is relevant to and positively influences patients’ health. In this study we aimed to present the Turkey example for the empathy change during the medical faculty training. Methods: This cross-sectional study was carried out at Ondokuz Mayis University, Faculty of Medicine,...
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Objectives: The purpose of this study was to assess the health status of children at five nursery schools within the Artvin Central Community Health Center region, Turkey, using a school health screening program. Materials and Methods: 257 children aged 36-72 months were included in this study. Age, sex and height-weight measurement and examination...
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Aims Our aim was to evaluate the insulin initiation status, barriers to insulin initiation and knowledge levels about treatment administered by primary care physicians (PCP). Methods We conducted our study in accordance with a multicenter, cross-sectional design in Turkey, between July 2015 and July 2016. A questionnaire inquiring demographic feat...
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Background: Primary healthcare professionals play a key role in monitoring growth and development, the best indicator of the child's health status. If delayed growth and development can be detected early, then it is usually possible to restore functioning. Methods: This descriptive study was performed in Samsun, Turkey, in May and June 2015. In...
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Background: The knowledge, beliefs, opinions, and attitudes of patients and their relatives regarding seasonal influenza vaccination were evaluated. Methods: This descriptive study was undertaken in the outpatient clinics of Baskent University Hospital. There were 566 responders who completed a self-administered questionnaire. Results: The mean age...
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Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common form of cancer in men worldwide and the second most common in women. The purpose of this study was to determine both barriers established by primary health care providers (PHCPs) and barriers perceived by them and to produce solutions for achieving the desired results. A four-part questionnaire was a...
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Objectives: The purpose of this study was to assess the cases of rabies risk contact (RRC) in the district of Canik (Samsun) in 2014‐2015. Materials and Methods: This cross sectional, descriptive study evaluated 435 Risk Assessment Forms for RRC, completed after the examination of cases of contact officially reported to the Canik Community Health...
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Kafa travmaları morbidite ve mortalitenin en yaygın nedenlerindendir. 0-4 yaş, 15-24 yaş ve > 75 yaş olmak üzere üç dönemde pik yaptığı görülmektedir. Erkeklerde kadınlardan iki kat daha sık görülmektedir. Kafa travmasının ciddiyetini Glasgow Koma Skalası ile sınıflanır. Travmanın sınıflaması ciddi (GKS 3-8), orta (GKS 9-13) ve hafif (GKS 14-15) de...
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Antibiotics are one of the most commonly prescribed drugs today. Antibiotics are generally only useful for the treatment of bacterial infections. Fever is not an indication for antibiotic use. The fever is determined during the course of viral infections. The emergence of antibiotic resistant bacteria is a major problem throughout the world and a r...
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Approximately one percent of primary care office visits are for chest pain, and 1.5 percent of these patients will have unstable angina or acute myocardial infarction. The initial goal in patients presenting with chest pain is to determine if the patient needs to be referred for further testing to rule in or out acute coronary syndrome and myocardi...
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Eating disorders are complex disorders. The most common eating disorders are anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder. Family medicine clinics are the ideal places to diagnose eating disorders. Treatment of eating disorders requires a multidisciplinary team work. There are various treatment options in eating disorders. The pharm...
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Objective: The allergic reactions may be severe and life threatening after an insect sting. It is important that insect sting reaction should be recognized, treated and the patient is referred to allergy clinic for investigation. We aimed to determine the knowledge of primary care physician capacity for insect sting and treatment. Material and Meth...
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WHO defines quality of life as an individuals' perception of their position in life in the context of the culture and value systems in which they live and in relation to their goals, expectations, standards and concerns. Cancer effects the quality of life. Family physicians have an important role to support patients and their caregivers in this dif...
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Aile hekimliği sağlık sisteminin ilk tıbbi temas noktasıdır. Majör önlenebilir hastalıkların yükünü azaltmakta aile hekimleri önemli bir yere sahiptir. Koruyucu hekimliğin en etkin olduğu hastalıklardan biri de meme kanseridir. Bu derlemede meme kanserinin belirti ve bulguları, risk faktörleri, risk hesaplama modelleri, tarama önerileri ele alınaca...
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Aims: To determine the status of women's perception and attitudes about cervical cancer and their thoughts on Kato's self-sampling device. Materials and methods: This descriptive research was conducted between July- December 2012 with a study populationof married women older than 18 years. Results: A total of 246 women volunteered, with a mean...
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The prevalence of allergic diseases worldwide is rising dramatically in both developed and developing countries. This increase is especially problematic in children, who are bearing the greatest burden of the rising trend which has occurred over the last two decades. Allergic diseases may affect the quality of life, school success, and productivity...
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Objective: Allergic reactions that occurring as a result of drug allergy can result in anaphylaxis, even death. These reactions often evaluated by the primary care physicians. Primary care physicians who often encounter with drug allergy reactions should be able to evaluate the patients with drug allergy, if necessary, make first emergency interven...
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ABSTRACT Preventive service should be planned according to the individual's risk factors, preferences and comorbid problems and it is person- centered. Prevention can lead to major health benefits, but some interventions may be harmful rather than being beneficial. Evidence for preventive service effectiveness can be used to prioritize preventive s...

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