Links Introduction Many adolescents engage in sexual intercourse with multiple partners and without condoms. Among sexually experienced people, adolescents aged 15 to 19 years have some of the highest reported rates of STDs. In addition, particular groups of adolescents eg, males who have sex with males, injection drug users, and teens who have sex for drugs engage in even greater risk-taking behavior.
Spiritual experiences of family members to cope with the challenges of childhood disability: If we take the family as a circle, the disabled child is in the center of the circle and weights on all communications in the family. Therefore, in this research, the experiences of all family members are studied.
This was a phenomenological study. Participants were Iranian families with disabled child and were selected by a goal-oriented sampling. Data collection was done through an unstructured interview.
Interviews were transcript based.
Codes were extracted from the interviews and then the main concepts were formed by organizing the formulated meanings into clusters of themes.
Data were being compiled from the h interview tapes and the verbatim transcription of the interviews with the 12 study participants. Then, the researchers formulated the meanings of each significant statement into 65 codes and organized the formulated meanings into following four clusters of themes: The existence of a disabled child may lead to psychological and spiritual distress and vast changes in every aspect of each member of the family.
A pilot study for evaluation of knowledge and common practises of nursing staff regarding use of multidose injection vials and their microbial contamination rate in a super-specialty hospital Mohit Bhatia, Bibhabati Mishra, Poonam Sood Loomba, Vinita Dogra J Edu Health Promot7: Multidose injection vials MDVs are prone to bacterial contamination, and their use has been reported to be a potential source of infections.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the knowledge and common practises of nursing staff regarding the use of MDVs and its microbial contamination rate. A pilot study was conducted in a super-specialty hospital from June to December Information about knowledge and common practises of nursing staff posted in various Intensive Care Units ICUs with respect to the usage of single and MDVs, respectively, was obtained and assessed.
About 40 in-use multidose injection vials containing some remnants were collected from different ICUs. The broth was visually examined every day and subcultured onto blood, chocolate, and Sabouraud Dextrose agar plates on alternate days within 10 days or any time that the appearance seemed turbid.
The microbial isolates thus obtained were identified using standard guidelines and recorded. Descriptive statistics were used. The study group members had sufficient knowledge about various aspects of handling single and MDVs, respectively, such as hand hygiene, disinfection, checking of vial labels, and expiry date.
The use of MDVs is associated with the risk of contamination and nosocomial outbreaks of life-threatening bloodstream infections. Healthcare professionals must strictly adhere to basic infection control practises as per standard guidelines to minimize the incidence of hospital-acquired infections.
Sabbatical as a part of the academic excellence journey: In this period of career development, a professor might learn new techniques, expand a research program, or finish off that book or pile of languishing manuscripts.
This article tried to organize lived experiences of a visiting scholar from Isfahan University of Medical Sciences to Johns Hopkins University.
The research aimed to study the context and conditions of the sabbatical in an alternative academic setting. This article applies a narrative qualitative study integrated with Eisner critical and connoisseurship approach as a combined naturalistic methodology.
Using narrative inquiry and reflective analysis in form of observations and audit reports, written dairy notes and memos, the content analyzed thematically and extracted the themes of lived experiences as well as lessons learned and then have been transformed into tables.
Extracted themes from research sources are categorized into three main themes: These are resulted in the explanation of the field and events descriptiondiscussion about them interpretationfollowed by concluding remarks evaluation.
It also represents research questions and findings in descriptive and interpretation phases. This article addresses some descriptions, interpretations, and evaluations extracted from the experiences through answering the research questions.
It categorizes these practical lessons into three categories:To reduce sexual risk behaviors and related health problems among youth, schools and other youth-serving organizations can help young people adopt lifelong attitudes and behaviors that support their health and well-being—including behaviors that reduce .
» Articles published in the past year To view other articles click corresponding year from the navigation links on the side bar. States are grouped based on the years when they implemented same-sex marriage.
Wave 1 is states that implemented same-sex marriage policies before , and Wave 2 is states that implemented same-sex marriage policies in or Experts in the fields of adolescent development, health, and education recommend that sexuality education programs, as part of a comprehensive health education program, provide young people with accurate information necessary to protect their sexual health; foster equality, rights, and respect; assist youth in developing a positive view of.
4 July Merged the publication 'Supporting children and young people who are bullied: advice for schools' with 'Preventing and tackling bullying'. New version of 'Preventing and tackling. Comprehensive sex education is effective at assisting young people to make healthy decisions about sex and to adopt healthy sexual behaviors.
No abstinence-only-until-marriage program has been shown to help teens delay the initiation of sex or to protect themselves when they do initiate sex. Yet, the U.S.
government has spent over one billion dollars supporting abstinence-only-until-marriage programs.