Ozden Gokdemir

Ozden Gokdemir
Izmir University of Economics · Faculty of Medicine

MD, PhD, GP
World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) Chair-WONCA Working Party: Environment

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January 2013 - August 2016
Dokuz Eylul University
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  • Medical Doctor

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Objectives: A person can develop an addiction to many kinds of substances. Methamphetamine is the second most widely abused drug worldwide. Long-term methamphetamine usage may cause social, psychological, and physical problems. Long-term effects (such as weight loss, memory loss, tremors, convulsion, psychosis, paranoia, hallucinations, Parkinson's...
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Dietary supplements, also known as food or nutritional supplements, are intended to compensate for nutrient deficiencies or to maintain the proper nutrient balance in the diet. As dietary supplements are not permitted by law to be marketed as a treatment, prevention, or cure for any disease; only drugs are permitted to make such claims physicians s...
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Introduction: Remote consultations help reduce the level of contact between people and prevent cross-contamination. Little is known about the changes in consultation in European rural primary care during the Covid-19 pandemic. The purpose of our mixed method cross sectional study was to find out more about the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on ch...
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GİRİŞ: Mastoidit, akut süpüratif otitis media'nın başlangıcından iki hafta sonra ortaya çıkabilen bir durumdur. Mastoidit'e yol açan temel fizyopatolojik mekanizma mastoid hücrelerin drenajının bozulmasıdır. Akut mastoidit daha çok çocuklarda görülen bir hastalık olup retroauriküler eritem ve flüktüasyon ile auriküler proptozis klinik bulguları il...
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Background/introduction: The aim of this study is to determine the prevalence of functional constipation (FC) in İzmir using ROME IV criteria, as well as to investigate the relationship of FC with various factors, particularly obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and personality traits. Methods: This study was designed as cross-sectional analytic...
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Breast milk is the most appropriate food for a newborn. Breast milk can meet all of the baby's fluid, energy, and nutritional needs on its own for the first six months. Breast milk is a complex liquid that contains many bioactive hormones and peptides that influence newborn growth and health. However, many factors such as maternal age, marital stat...
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“Old age” is “ageing and experiencing the effects of increased age”. In terms of biological functions, it is defined as the process of change and transformation that occurs between the end of the adult period, that is, the end of the reproductive period, and death. There is a distinction between the concept of ‘ageing’, which refers to an increase...
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T Obesity is on the increase in our country and around the world as a pandemic. In addition, the presence of the coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has made dealing with two pandemics at the same time challenging. Obesity is the leading cause of many diseases that can be prevented, particularly cardiovascular disorders. It has a negative...
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Although most health issues affecting populations generally, individuals who define themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual or gender incongruent (earlier named transsexual) (LGBT) reported that there are still disparities in healthcare. In a primary care setting not only for the management of chronic conditions but also to screen for the preventable...
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Background: Implementing telemedicine in primary care settings will help expand the provision of mental health services. Aim: Conduct a needs assessment and write an action plan Method: We will divide into groups for the needs assessment and come together to write an action plan
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Aim: Burnout syndrome is a major problem, especially among health care workers. The higher the sense of individual skills and achievement, the lower the likelihood of burnout syndrome. The objective of the study is to measure the level of burnout and job satisfaction of family physicians. Methods: Both data of the Family Physicians (FPs) who are wo...
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The 'brittle' type 1 diabetes mellitus is characterized by severely fluctuating blood glucose levels, recurrent and long hospital admissions, and disruption of quality of life. When the case is brittle, it is more difficult to manage diabetes mellitus in rural Turkey than in urban areas. We present a case of a 33-year-old male patient with brittle...
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Introduction: It has been shown that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) patients are not able to receive the health care they need due to in part homophobia among health care providers. The aim of this study is to determine the attitudes toward LGBT people by medical school faculty members, the educators of the health care providers. Meth...
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From the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic till today; vaccination strategy of Turkey.
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Giriş: Günümüzde ekran süresinin çocuklar açısından da gittikçe arttığı gözlenmektedir. Bu durum genel sağlık ölçütleri yanı sıra zaman yönetimini de etkilemektedir. Motor beceri yeterliliğinin sağlıkla pozitif ilişkili olduğu düşünüldüğünde, çocukluk çağı temel motor ve akademik becerilerin ve öğrenilmesi- güçlendirilmesi için kritik bir dönemdir,...
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According to the World Health Organization, health is "a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease and infirmity." Our health care industry, public behavior, and environment have grown exponentially with the digital technologies in the era of the 4th industrial revolution. Due to rapid digitaliza...
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Masculine thought in society is associated with a set of roles, behaviors, and values which attribute to women a disadvantaged position and lead to the perpetuation of the model of inequality. (1) Gender inequality affects both men and women. It is a significant impediment. There are inequalities and differences in health care between men and women...
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Introduction: Those suffering from complications such as hypertension (HT), cardiovascular disease (CVD), stroke, and kidney failure; it is multifactorial disease whose course worsens as blood pressure rises. It is one of the leading non-communicable causes of death and morbidity in the world. According to World Health Organization (WHO) data, appr...
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Introduction: While the mental health burden of the COVID-19 pandemic is turning into a public health problem, the global dimension of the problem makes it necessary to address the issue in the context of planetary health for a solution. The goal of this study was to examine the contents and challenges of managing mental health issues at the planet...
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Organizations in all areas of production and service are looking for ways to turn economic conditions into their own benefits in today's competitive environment by focusing on their own efficiency and assets. As a result, stock management is extremely important. The health sector has recently begun to take precedence over the production sector as w...
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Introduction: Inequalities in health have been a reality for many years and have led to unjust consequences in morbidity and mortality for minority groups and vulnerable populations. The Covid-19 pandemic has likely made health inequality even more manifest and clear for a reason: finally doing something about it. Problem statement: What problems h...
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Background: During the Covid 19 pandemic, the workload has increased for healthcare professionals day by day. The WHO has defined the characteristics of working environments that facilitate the arise of mobbing. Especially problems and conflicts which are not concluded with appropriate problem-solving skills are seen as factors that increase mobbin...
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Evan Stark claims that "partner-perpetrated physical abuse and other forms of violence against women ought to be understood as a human rights violation. Domestic violence effects not only the women involved, but the whole of society. Thus, the identification of the victims and perpetrators is necessary, not only to prevent further abuse and injury...
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Aim: The number of children with chronic diseases has increased due to developments in medicine. The aim of this study is to determine whether children with and without chronic disease differ in terms of their emotional states and relationships with their environment. Methods: Children of ages between 4 and 11 who applied to pediatrics polyclinics...
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Background: Evan Stark claims that “partner-perpetrated physical abuse and other forms of violence against women ought to be understood as a human rights violation”(Libal & Parekh, 2009). Domestic violence affects not only the women involved, but the whole of society (Ritchie, Nelson, & Wills, 2009). Thus, the identification of the victims and perp...
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Multiple salt reduction strategies have been devised from time to time, addressing the issues of hypertension without considering the other essential factors, like the variability of salt sensitivity from the person to person. In this paper, we discuss how high salt consumption is one modifiable risk factor associated with hypertension among Indian...
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Amaç: Kadına yönelik fiziksel istismar ve diğer şiddet biçimleri bir insan hakları ihlali olarak anlaşılmalıdır. Aile içi şiddet, yalnızca kadınları değil toplumu da etkilemektedir. Çocuk istismarı, cinsel ve aile içi şiddet, fiziksel, davranışsal, psikolojik ve ekonomik sonuçlara yol açan kadın ve çocukları etkileyen en yıkıcı deneyimler arasındad...
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Giriş: COVID-19 pandemisi süresince özellikle obezite, aşısız olmak gibi birçok etken hastalığın yayılmasını, hastaneye yatış oranını ve süresini, tedavi biçimini olumsuz etkilemektedir. Sık karşılaşılan ve önlenebilir hastalıklardan olan COVID-19 ve diyabet arasındaki ilişkiyi tanımlayabilmek koruyucu hekimlik yanı sıra tedavi süreci için de önem...
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Background: We live in an era when chronic diseases are the leading cause of death and disability worldwide. Four most prominent chronic diseases, cardiovascular disease, cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and type 2 diabetes, are linked with unhealthy lifestyle. The best way to control and lower the burden of chronic diseases is to focu...
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Objective: Family planning is one of key responsibilities of family physicians; providing birth control methods, and ensuring its practical application remains important for maternal and child health. The aim of this study is to determine the contraception methods used by the individuals who applied to Family Health Centers (FHC) and to reveal the...
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Background: According to some studies, FPs/ GPs are more vulnerable to burnout than doctors in most other specialties. COVID-19 syndemics have negative effects on the solutions of burnout , job-satisfaction but positive effects on the increasing rate of bullying, mobbing, and even suicides. Aim of the workshop: The wellness of physicians is a key f...
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2021 is probably an important milestone to rural world. Lockdown, social distancing, pandemic, climate change, greenhouse effects, planetary health.... all these key words in the same pot. The consequences of these terrible circumstances are already alarming. We will have to work closely with our patients, working together, thinking together, not o...
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İÇİNDEKİLER Bölüm 1.... Sunuş ve Tarihçe Bölüm 2.... Aile Hekimliği Biriminin Yasal Gereklilikleri Bölüm 3.... Hizmet ve Personel Alımı ile Aile Hekimliğinde Performans Sistemi Bölüm 4.... Aile Sağlığı Merkezinde Aile Planlaması Bölüm 5.... Anne Sütü ve Emzirme Bölüm 6.... Birinci Basamakta Bebek ve Çocuk İzlemi Bölüm 7.... Aile Sağlığı Merk...
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The meaning of “vaccine diplomacy (VD)” is defined as “the use of vaccines to increase a country’s diplomatic relations and influence over other nations.” The golden era of vaccine science diplomacy started during the time of the Cold War between the United States (US) and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) with the development of a pro...
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Background and purpose: The spread of the disease during the pandemic damaged the economic resources of countries as well as deteriorating the health of communities. Many sectors played a role in the management of the pandemic, but the most significant was played by the health sector, by providing preparedness and appropriate response. Since the ou...
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The pandemic of COVID-19 could be defined as syndemics. Destruction affects health economics, policy legislation of countries. With the increasing number of patients and the number of affected individuals, the weak chains of the systems became more visible. Our aim in this review is to underline the need for legislation in crisis such as pandemics...
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Background and aim: Suicide stands out as a preventable public health problem that kills hundreds of thousands of people around the world every year, like a silent killer. Current researches show that one-third of the patients who will attempt suicide have contacted their family physicians in the last month before the intervention. The first step t...
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Evidence about the health benefits of regular physical activity has taken its place in the literature. Research continues into what works to move people at both the individual and community levels. In order to gain the benefits of physical activity, we must take initiatives to increase activity in ourselves, in our family, in our friends, in our pa...
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Purpose The sustainability of health policies for the mental wellbeing of healthcare workers is essential for not only patients but also for the community. The purpose of this study was to analyze the contents and problems of managing mental health issues for healthcare workers during COVID-19 at primary care using telehealth to suggest the directi...
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Climate change (CC) is the most challenging environmental health (EH) concern. Air pollution is closely linked to CC. However, many CC‐health‐related conditions (i.e., allergic diseases, asthma, hypertension, fluid and electrolyte disorders, child and adult obesity, type 2 diabetes, vector‐borne diseases) are not usually counted, either because the...
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Uygarlığın gelişimi ile birlikte yaklaşık 11700 yıldır, biyolojik çeşitlilik ve tutarlılık gösteren iklim değişiklikleri gözlenmekteydi. Holosen “Holocene” adı verilen bu dönem, dünyanın her yerinde kent yerleşimi için gıda üretimine ve geliştirilmesine olanak tanıyan bir dönemdir. Geçtiğimiz birkaç yüzyıl ise modern dünya dediğimiz kolonizasyon ve...
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Giriş: Sigara tüm dünyada önemli halk sağlığı problemlerinden biridir. Dünya’da her yıl sigaraya bağlı yaklaşık 7 milyon kişi hayatını kaybetmektedir. Tütün salgını ile mücadeleyi yaygınlaştırmak için Dünya Sağlık Örgütü etkisi kanıtlanmış altı politikayı içeren MPOWER paketini geliştirmiş ve tüm dünyaya da önermiştir. Bu politikalardan bir olan “S...
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Giriş: Latince “Mobile Vulgus” sözcüğünden gelen mobbing kelimesi, kararsız, kalabalık, şiddete yönelmiş gibi anlamlar taşımaktadır. Mobbing; İşyerlerinde bir veya birden fazla kişi tarafından diğer kişi ya da kişilere yönelik gerçekleştirilen, belirli bir süre sistematik biçimde devam eden, yıldırma, pasifize etme veya işten uzaklaştırmayı amaçlay...
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Objectives In 2018, Harvard University provided a 10-week online course titled “Improving Global Health: Focusing on Quality and Safety” as using Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) web-based platform. The course was designed for those who care about health and healthcare and wish to learn more about how to measure and improve that care – for thems...
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Non-communicable diseases are already acknowledged as a double burden, and now childhood obesity is putting extra strain on our health system. The current paper aimed to analyze the ongoing health and related programmes/policies in India, and we discussed the existing opportunities in the programmes to address the issue of childhood obesity in Indi...
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In the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, it has become clear that primary healthcare systems play a critical role in clinical care, such as patient screening, triage, physical and psychological support and also in promoting good community advice and awareness in coordination with secondary healthcare and preventive care. Because of the role of socia...
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Diarrhea is the second leading cause of death among illnesses worldwide in children under the age of five. Although its incidence is highest in children under five years of age, it is a preventable and treatable disease that can cause death in infants under two years of age. It is stated that approximately 525 thousand children under the age of fiv...
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Background: The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has affected every country on earth, and family physicians (FPs) have helped patients at every stage. First objective of our study was to study the FPs' knowledge about COVID-19 and second objective was to assess their attitudes, stress and death anxiety surrounding the current pandemic....
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The pandemic caused by novel corona virus resulted in 81,839,654 cases and 1,784,850 deaths globally till 29th December, 2020. China responded a little bit delayed by sharing information to the World Health Organization (WHO). The WHO responded at its level best by multi‑pronged approaches like, rapid diagnostics development; issuing various guidel...
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Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is a global health concern, and it is considered one of the deadliest infections in the world, having nearly 1.2 million deaths annually. Around 75% of all global HBV carriers live in the Asia-Pacific region. In this regard, India has a prevalence ranging between 2% and 7% with exposure rates of 10%–60%. Hepatitis...
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Aim: Diabetes (DM) is a chronic disease that is increasingly common and can lead to loss of work-power as well as organ loss due to disease-related complications. Most of the studies reported that DM patients had lower levels of vitamin D. One of the cohort research also reported that there is a weak correlation between high D vitamin levels and de...
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Background Effective clinical practice in palliative care requires good teamwork and good interpersonal skills. One important issue about palliative care is nutrition. The nutritional needs of patients should be estimated with primary care physicians before and during disease follow-up. HEN has been established as a reliable and effective nutrition...
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Abstract text (maximum of 250 words) / Text des Abstracts (Maximum 250 Wörter) WHO defined palliative care as “an approach that improves the quality of life of patients and their families facing the problems associated with a life-threatening illness, through the prevention and relief of suffering by means of early identification and impeccable ass...
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topic / Abstract Themenschwerpunkt 3. General aspects / Allgemeine Aspekte Abstract subtopic / Abstract Unterthema 3.6. Quality and safety / Qualität und Sicherheit Addressing overdiagnosis versus underdiagnosis: how to avoid misdiagnosis Abstract text (maximum of 250 words) / Text des Abstracts (Maximum 250 Wörter) Background: Overdiagnosis can be...
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Introduction: Suicide is the act of ending your life. Predisposing risk factors (specific personality traits, drug abuse, alcoholism, psychiatric admission) and suicide itself is more amongst medical professionals. Some specialties (psychiatry, anesthesiology, and dentistry) are at particularly high risk. There is some evidence that physicians are...
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Amaç: Bu çalışmada Sağlık ve Yaşam adlı derse katılan üniversite öğrencilerinin sağlık kurumlarından beklentilerinin öğrenilmesi ve gezegen sağlığı-yaşam biçimi tıbbı konularında görüşlerinin değerlendirilmesi amaçlandı. Gereç ve Yöntem: Çalışmanın evrenini 2019 sonbahar eğitim döneminde Sağlık ve Yaşam dersine katılan üniversite öğrencilerinden ol...
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Background: The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has affected every country on earth, and family physicians (FPs) have helped patients at every stage. First objective of our study was to study the FPs' knowledge about COVID-19 and second objective was to assess their attitudes, stress and death anxiety surrounding the current pandemic....
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Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) is increasingly being used in different sectors, including public health. Common applications of UAVs in public health are delivering logistics in remote areas, transporting biomedical samples, providing community‑based health care, and public health surveillance. UAVs have contributed to efficient public health ensuri...
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ÖZET Amaç: Bu çalışmanın amacı kadınların Pap smear test taramasına ilişkin inançlarını değerlendirmektir. Gereç ve Yöntem: Araştırma, araştırmacı tarafından geliştirilen Pap smear testi için Sağlık İnanç Modeli Ölçeğini içeren bir an-ket aracılığıyla gerçekleştirilmiştir. Katılımcılar, İzmir'de bir Aile Sağlığı Merkezi'ne kayıtlı 18-70 yaş arası 2...
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Introduction or Background: Planetary health is a developing field of medicine where human health is handled with the state of the natural systems to which it is dependent. It focuses on characterizing the link between human-induced disturbances in the natural systems of the earth and its effects on public health. Our global environment is changing...
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Obesity is a major problem not only for adults but also for children. This "malnutrition: over-nutrition" became bigger and bigger approximately for the last 30 years. Obesity prevalence among children is between %20-%40 [1] and is the root reason from premature deaths to cardiovascular diseases, metabolic syndromes, diabetes, and related diseases...
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Introduction or Background: In December 2019, unknown pneumonia caused by a novel coronavirus was reported to the World Health Organization in China. This was later declared a pandemic and an International Public Health Emergency. Family Physicians (FPs) worked in the frontline to fight against the disease playing an important role in patient monit...
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Objective: The aim of this study is to determine the risk factors and the results of the community-based screening program of the women who attended the Cancer Early Diagnosis, Screening, and Education Center between 2005-2011. Methods: This study was planned on a descriptive design. Data of the women who attend cancer screening center between 2005...
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Public health-related crises have caused enormous negative impacts on health, economies, and even national security worldwide. Proper management contains many uncertainties and responding to process needs of collecting data from various sources and multidisciplinary fields. Therefore, all stakeholders must engage in effective multisectoral collabor...
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Violence, a problematic phenomenon experienced in different forms (physical, verbal, symbolic, sexual, etc.), is increasingly prominent in sociological analysis. Violence is an unwanted aspect of everyday life experience; it is common in traffic incidences, in the family, in the workplace, and in personal interactions almost everywhere. In recent y...
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Amaç: Sosyal etkileşimde bulunma biçimi insanı diğer canlılardan ayıran en önemli özelliğidir. Dolayısıyla insan psiko-sosyal ve ruhsal gereksinimlerini gidermelidir. Gereksinimlerin karşılanması yeterli olmadığında stres, depresyon gibi ruh sağlığını olumsuz etkileyecek durumların oluşması mümkündür [1]. Bu durum, iş yaşamını olumsuz etkileyebilme...
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In today's world of chaos and stressful life dealing with situations alone with no family, friends or financial support makes people vulnerable to developing depression. It is a worldwide major public health problem and "Smiling depression" a.k.a. atypical form of depression is on the rising trend. People wear masks to prevent the inner turmoil and...
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Giriş: Günümüzde 65 milyon insan göç etmek zorunda bırakılmaktadır. Bu durum çözümlenmesi gereken birçok toplum sağlığı sorununu da beraberinde getirmektedir. Yalnızca göçmen değil aynı zamanda sığınmacı da kabul eden ülkeler için birinci basamak sağlık hizmetlerinin önemi daha da artmaktadır. Özellikle de sınır bölgelerde çalışan aile hekimleri, k...
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Amaç : Toplum geneline ya da diğer akademik alanlara oranla değerlendirildiğinde, intihar oranları hekimlerde daha yüksek gözlenmektedir. Konuya ilişkin çalışmalar, intihar girişiminde bulunanların %85-90 oranında psikiyatrik sorunları olduğunu bildirmektedir. Kadın hekimlerin, erkeklere göre %70 oranında daha fazla risk altında olduğu belirtilmekt...
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Amaç : Aile hekimi yaklaşımı ile takip etmeye devam ettiğimiz Aksaray Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi’nde Ocak 2018-Ocak 2019 arasında takip edilen hastaların yaş, cinsiyet, tanı, yatış süresi ve izlem sonucu yönünden verilerin toplanıp bakım verilen hedef grubun ve ihtiyaçların belirlenmesi amaçlanmıştır. Kesitsel tanımlayıcı planda yapılan çalışma...
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Amaç : Diyabet hastalığı, yaşam biçimi değişiklikleriyle önlenebilen hastalıklardan biri olmasına karşın görülme sıklığı gittikçe artmaktadır. Hastaların izlemi sırasında HbA1C düzeyleri kardiyovasküler hastalık gelişme olasılığı yanı sıra Tip 2 DM hastalarının diğer mortalite nedenleri açısından da gösterge olarak da kabul edilmektedir. Yöntem : P...