Tam Nguyen Minh

Tam Nguyen Minh
Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Hue University · Family Medicine Center

MD, PhD

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10-YEAR STROKE RISK PREDICTION: A CENTRAL REGION OF VIETNAM COMMUNITY-BASED RESEARCH Long Doan, Van Minh Huynh, Anh Tien Hoang, Phuoc Thuoc Doan, Thi Huong Nguyen, Thi Thuy Hang Nguyen, Thi Phuong Thao Nguyen, Minh Tam Nguyen, Chuyen Le, Thi Thanh Nhan Tran Introduction: The stroke risk prediction is a database for an effective community stroke pr...
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Introduction Cardiovascular disease (CVD) being the leading cause of the morbidity and mortality in Vietnam, the objective of this study was to estimate the total 10-year CVD risk among adults aged 40–69 years by utilizing World Health Organization/International Society of Hypertension (WHO/ISH) risk prediction charts in Central Vietnam. Materials...
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Introduction: Measuring the performance of a primary care system is one of the very first steps to find out whether there is room for improvement. To obtain an objective and comprehensive view, this measurement should come from both the supply and demand sides of the system. Patients' experiences of primary care have been studied around the world,...
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Development and validation of the Vietnamese Primary Care Assessment Tool – provider version – ERRATUM - Volume 20 - Nguyen Thi Hoa, Anselme Derese, Jeffrey F. Markuns, Nguyen Minh Tam, Wim Peersman
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Aim To adapt the provider version of the Primary Care Assessment Tool (PCAT) for Vietnam and determine its internal consistency and validity. Background There is a growing need to measure and explore the impact of various characteristics of health care systems on the quality of primary care. It would provide the best evidence for policy makers if...
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Introduction: Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) take the lives of 17.9 million people every year, 31% of all global deaths. Most patients with CVDs can be diagnosed, treated and managed by health-care practitioners at the primary health care system. Strengthening CVDs patients management and continuity of care in Commune health centres (CHCs) play an...
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Background Patient experience with primary health care services can vary markedly between different types of health care facilities, even within the same country setting. Given known benefits of high quality primary health care, the performance of these facilities may significantly impact population health. The aim of this study was to compare the...
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Diabetes and its consequences have become serious public health problems in many countries. Enhancing continuity of care and diabetes management at primary care plays a crucial, sustainable and cost-effective role in health care. Objectives: To describe the current situation of diabetes management at commune health centers (CHCs) in Thua Thien Hue...
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This study explores factors associated with people’s willingness-to-pay (WTP) for family-based health insurance covering the whole family in central Vietnam. The amount of WTP was elicited by using a contingent value method in 2014 and the mean WTP was 2.27 percent of GDP per capita. Firstly, our study reveals that even the poor are willing to pay...
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Introduction The objective of this study is to describe the prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension and its associated risk factors in (Central) Vietnam. Methods In this cross-sectional study, a multistage sampling was used to select 969 participants from the general population aged from 40 to 69 years. The cardiovascular ris...
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Objective To adapt the consumer version of the Primary Care Assessment Tool (PCAT) for Vietnam and determine its internal consistency and validity. Design A quantitative cross sectional study. Setting 56 communes in 3 representative provinces of central Vietnam. Participants Total of 3289 people who used health care services at health facility a...
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Vietnam PCAT consumer data. (SAV)
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Item correlation with domain scores after review (item convergent validity and item discriminant validity). (DOCX)
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To achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, particularly to promote healthy living and well-being for all ages, we must ensure a high quality of healthcare services at primary facilities. However, the shortage of healthcare workers in primary facilities is a problem in many countries, including Vietnam. Despite concerns about the low job satisfac...
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The increasing use of smartphone among young people is creating negative effects and is an important public health problem in many countries. Smartphone abuse and addiction may cause physical and psychological disorders among users. However, the awarenes on this issue has been inadequate due to lacking of evidence. Objectives: To describe the curre...
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Background: Patient satisfaction is an important indicator of healthcare quality. Better satisfaction is associated with greater adherence to treatment and better health outcomes. Primary care is considered the basic structure of many healthcare systems. Evaluation of healthcare provision is essential in the ongoing assessment and consequent qualit...
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Objectives: Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a chronic disease with severe complications and high mortality. In Vietnam, the incidence of DM is rapidly increasing at alarming rates and has almost doubled within the last 10 years. Self-care has been explored in the literature as an important construct to achieve good metabolic control and well management o...
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Periodic medical checkup (PMC) is a common and effective form of preventive medicine. However, many people have not paid enough attention to the PMC. This study was conducted to identify the practice of PMC and to understand the demands and expectation of people toward PMC. Methods: A cross-sectional survey on 1.002 people aged 18 and above in the...
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Background and Aim: To develop primary care services is one of the top priorities of the health sector in Vietnam. In recent years, the Government and the Ministry of Health have made great efforts to strengthen and improve the quality of healthcare services at the grassroof level. However, several studies showed that the needs for healthcare remai...
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Objectives: Periodic medical checkup (PMC) is a common and effective form of preventive medicine while the practice of this in Vietnam is still limited and with low attention and awareness. There are not many existing studies of PMC in Vietnam. This study aimed to study on the knowledge, attitude and practice of PMC as well as to understand the rel...
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Introduction: Child injury is a significant burden for community health care in Vietnam. Besides the fatal injuries, millions of children need hospital care for non-fatal injuries. Investigation on treatment cost and economic burden of the most common non-fatal injuries such as falls, burns, and traffic injuries is very necessary. Objectives: (1) D...
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Background: Patients’ expectations are considered to influence their satisfaction with the service provided. This can be used to provide a deeper understanding and better approach to improve health care delivery. Objectives: This study was to identify patients' expectations forhealth care services at commune health centers in Huong Thuy Town, Thua...
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Background: Primary care plays an important and strategic role in the health care systems. The increasing health care demands of the population require strengthening the capacity of healthcare service delivery at grassroots level. Improving the capacity of health staff at commune health centers is a strategic goal of the health sector to assure the...
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Traffic accidents and drink driving are serious health concerns for the young adult population. Statistics data in Vietnam shows that about 40% traffic accidents (with 11% fatalities) are involved with alcohol. Objective: To describe the situation of drinking and driving among young people aged 15-25 years. Methods: A cross-sectional descriptive st...
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Background: The development of improved primary care systems around the world has received increased attention as a step towards improved health care for all. Vietnam is engaged in efforts to improve health care quality with a focus on primary care and Family Medicine training. New methods of assessment are needed to accurately measure competency...
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Background: Tuberculosis (TB) remains a common disease globally. Even though the incidence rate of TB infection has decreased, mortality caused by TB cases is still high. Body mass index (BMI) is a popular and useful index to evaluate the nutrition status, and lower BMI is strongly associated with higher mortality. In Vietnam, however, the relation...
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Background: Alcohol consumption and driving after drinking have become major public health problems worldwide. Time of first getting drunk is becoming earlier among young people and alcohol has become an important risk factor for injuries, especially traffic injuries among the youth. Objective: To assess the patterns of alcohol consumption and drin...
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Background: Patients often have their focus on looking for the high-quality healthcare services while minimizing costs in order to choose the healthcare facilities appropriate to their needs. Moreover, a double burden disease has led to changes in healthcare delivery model and health seeking behavior of patients. However, the relationship between s...
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Objective: (1) To determine the percentage of symptoms and signs of temporomandibular disorders (TMD); (2) To determine the rate of occlusal traits; (3) To determine the relationship between the signs of TMD and malocclusion traits. Methods: A cross-sectional descriptive study on 201 22-to 24-year-old students studying in Hue University Hospital. S...
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Background: Patient satisfaction is generally considered as an indicator to improve the quality of health services. Most studies on patients satisfaction in Vietnam were carried out in hospital settings while limited studies conducted in primary care settings. This study aimed to evaluate the clients’ satisfaction towards medical services of some c...
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Background: Human resource for health is an essential part of the health system and the key factor to ensure the effectiveness and quality of medical services. Health care needs of people have increased recently leading to the increasing demands of health human resource both in quantity and quality. The prediction of health human needs is very impo...
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Background: Evidences around the world in the recent time have affirmed the key role in Disease prevention and mortality rate decreasing.WHO in 2008 recommended contries should improve the primary care system and use primary care as a model to achieve the effectiveness and equity in Health. Evaluation of the quality of primary care services at comm...
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Background: Health human resources has always been considered a very important component of the health system, is a key element to ensure the effectiveness and quality of medical services. Health care needs of the people has increased, they require higher and higher requirements for health workers both in quantity and quality. Therefore, we conduct...
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This study examines the costeffectiveness of early identi􀀘ication and brief advice for people with hazardous and harmful alcohol use in Vietnam. Two scenarios in which BI is 􀀘inanced by the government (BIGOV) and nongovernment organisations (BINGO) were compared with current practice. Costs and health outcomes were measured over a 10 year period, r...
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Objectives: 1. To explore the utilization of medical services in Phu Loc District, Thua Thien Hue Province; 2. To examine some related factors to medical services utilization in Phu Loc District, Thua Thien Hue Province. Methods: A cross sectional study using questionnaire interview of 3258 residents in 800 households. Results: There were 352 peopl...
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Background : Sleep Apnea Syndrome (SAS) is a cause of hypertension, increasingcardiovascular risk and cardiovascular disease such as stroke, coronary artery disease, myocardial infarction, arrhythmias, heart failure, increasing the risk of death in patients with heart disease, independent of other causative factors. So far, in Vietnam there are ver...

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