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Health and Primary Care

Online ISSN: 2515-107X

Dr. Kohei Akazawa (Editor-in-Chief)

University of Niigata, Japan

Health and Primary Care is an open access journal with comprehensive peer review policy and a rapid publication process. Health and Primary Care is a novel and academic platform providing an opportunity to researchers and scientists to explore the advanced and latest researches in the field of human Health care, diseases, symptoms, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and related academic disciplines. It serves the International Scientific Community with its standard research publications.

Health and Primary Care journal aims to publish most complete and reliable source of information on the discoveries and advanced developments in this field of health in the form of original research, review papers, short communication, editorials, expert opinion and perspective papers, commentaries, case reports, brief reports, conference processing’s and book reviews.

Health and Primary Care welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e-mail and send it to: submissions@oatext.com alternatively to: editor.hpc@oatext.com

Please, follow the Instructions for Authors. In the cover letter add the name and e-mail address of 5 proposed reviewers (we can choose them or not).

Copyright is retained by the authors and articles can be freely used and distributed by others. Articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work, first published by HPC, is properly cited.

Dr. Kohei Akazawa


Dr. Akazawa a native of Japan is a professor of Department of Medical Informatics, Niigata University Medical and Dental Hospital, japan. He has been studying the method of design and analysis toward the unbiased evaluation of treatment effects and better understanding of the effect of prognostic factors in cancer clinical trials. His current duties include consultation regarding protocol design, education of fellows, collaborative research with medical researchers and give lectures to medical students: He has been acquainted with BMDP, SAS, SPSS and some programming languages such as FORTRAN. Dr. Akazawa is the author of three books and over 297 scientific journal articles.

Editorial Board


Jun Nagata

Department of Surgery
Wakamatsu Hospital
University of Occupational and Environmental Health
Japan

Amira ep Koubaa Eleuch

Department of health and social care
Osaka University of Economics
Osaka, Japan

Masashi Emoto

Department of Laboratory Sciences,
Graduate School of Health Sciences,
Gunma University,
Japan


Satoshi Iwase

Department of Physiology
Aichi Medical University
Aichi
Japan

Akira Sugawara

Department of Molecular Endocrinology
Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine
Japan

M. Arif Hossain

Advanced Clinical Research Center
Shin Yurigaoka General Hospital
Kawasaki Shi
Japan


Eduardo Esteban Zubero

Department of Pharmacology and Physiology
University of Zaragoza
Spain

Hailun Liang

Research Associate
Department of Health Policy and Management
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Baltimore
USA

David W. Bates

Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
USA


Hung-Yi Chuang

Professor
Department of Public Health
Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital
Taiwan

Xiaoyun Liu

Associate Professor
Deputy Director China Centre for Health Development Studies
Peking University
Beijing, P.R. China

Cyrus Engineer

Clinical Professor and Director
Health Care Management
Department of Interprofessional Health Studies Towson University
Maryland USA


Mohamed A. Ghonim

LSU Health Sciences Center
New Orleans, LA
USA

Hailun LIANG

Department of Health Policy and Management
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Maryland, USA

Priyanka Agrawal

International Injury Research Unit, Department of International Health
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
USA


Zoi Tsimtsiou

General practitioner
Urban Health Center of Evosmos
Thessaloniki
Greece

M. RASHAD MASSOUD

Director, USAID, ASSIST Project
Chief Medical and Quality Officer/ Senior Vice President
USA

Bruce Taubman

General Pediatric Practitioner
Advocare Cherry Hill Pediatric Group
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
USA
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
USA


In Press

Volume 2, Issue 5


will be updated soon.

Current Issue

Volume 2, Issue 4


Family practice providers’ perspectives on clinical practice guidelines and recommendations for Hepatitis C screening of baby boomers

Amy B. Jessop Janna Manjelievskaia Muhamed Gashat Tamar Klaiman

Research Article-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

July 14, 2018


Impact of a computer-based breastfeeding education program on breastfeeding self-efficacy and duration in rural Hispanic women

Trina M Aguirre Ashish Joshi Ann E Koehler Eli K Rodriguez Susan L Wilhelm

Research Article-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

July 23, 2018


Psychometric Analysis Of The Generalized Anxiety Disorder Scale And The Patient Health Questionnaire Using Mokken Scaling And Confirmatory Factor Analysis

Luke Boothroyd David Dagnan Steven Muncer

Research Article-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

July 27, 2018


Redressing Health Inequality through Social Prescription Programme

Fatemeh Rabiee

Case Report-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

August 23, 2018


Prevalence of dementia among the elderly population in Japan

Tetsuo Fukawa

Review Article-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

August 26, 2018


Acquired melanosis with hypertrichosis and intralesional acne in a 21-year old male patient: A treatment strategy

Tirado-Sanchez Andres Velazquez Maria Jose Bonifaz Alexandro

Case Report-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

August 31, 2018


Archive


Volume 2

Family practice providers’ perspectives on clinical practice guidelines and recommendations for Hepatitis C screening of baby boomers

Amy B. Jessop Janna Manjelievskaia Muhamed Gashat Tamar Klaiman

Research Article-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

July 14, 2018


Impact of a computer-based breastfeeding education program on breastfeeding self-efficacy and duration in rural Hispanic women

Trina M Aguirre Ashish Joshi Ann E Koehler Eli K Rodriguez Susan L Wilhelm

Research Article-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

July 23, 2018


Psychometric Analysis Of The Generalized Anxiety Disorder Scale And The Patient Health Questionnaire Using Mokken Scaling And Confirmatory Factor Analysis

Luke Boothroyd David Dagnan Steven Muncer

Research Article-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

July 27, 2018


Redressing Health Inequality through Social Prescription Programme

Fatemeh Rabiee

Case Report-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

August 23, 2018


Prevalence of dementia among the elderly population in Japan

Tetsuo Fukawa

Review Article-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

August 26, 2018


Acquired melanosis with hypertrichosis and intralesional acne in a 21-year old male patient: A treatment strategy

Tirado-Sanchez Andres Velazquez Maria Jose Bonifaz Alexandro

Case Report-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

August 31, 2018


Factors Affecting Therapeutic Compliance in Patients with Chronic Renal Failure: Anxiety, Depression, Illness Perception

Dilek Acar Zeynep Gunes

Research Article-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

May 16, 2018


COPD: New opportunities for international collaboration

Nick Bosanquet

Letter to Editor-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

May 25, 2018


For all the benefits of modern medicine, is the population at large becoming healthier?

Mark O Mathews

Opinion Article-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

June 21, 2018


Measuring the association between food/housing insecurity and health status: an analysis using the behavioral risk factors surveillance system

Douglas E. Dormer Patrick Lai Kavita Shah Amit Jasti Josette Jones

Research Article-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

June 30, 2018


Patient perspectives on the treatment for Hashimoto’s thyroiditis: a qualitative analysis

Stephanie A. Lee Nichole E. Stetten Stephen D. Anton

Research Article-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

June 30, 2018


Determination of relationship between breastfeeding self-efficacy of mothers and nipple pain/trauma

Serpil Özkul Esin Çeber Turfan

Research Article-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

June 30, 2018


Integrated Patient Education on U.S. Hospital Web Sites

Edgar Huang Kerong Wu Kelsey Edwards

Review Article-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

March 08, 2018


Changes in the management model of health care institutions in health resorts in the context of social and economic changes in the years 1989-2018

Adam R. Szromek

Review Article-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

March 29, 2018


Health Care in the United States: A Corporate Industry, No Longer a Professional Enterprise

David H Van Thiel

Opinion-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

April 09, 2018


The Impact of Expanding the Screening Interval for Diabetic Retinopathy in Primary Care Centers

Wedad Mahmoud Bardisi Sultan Fahad Magliah Maha Abdulaziz Alatta

Research Article-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

April 21, 2018


Dengue in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region: challenges to understand its epidemiology

Abdulla Salem Bin Ghouth

Mini Review-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

April 24, 2018


The misuse of analgesics

Jukka T. Salonen

Opinion-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

April 27, 2018


The procedures to be followed to provide safe legal abortion services towomen pregnant after rape

Dr. Anibal Faundes

Review Article-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

February 08, 2018


The effect of media exposure on body satisfaction and drive for muscularity in women

Alix R. Negrin Karen M. Skemp Douglas D. Baumann

Research Article-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

February 22, 2018


Adolescent BMI growth: The of role biological and non-biological mothers

Molly M. Jacobs

Research Article-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

February 22, 2018


Barriers to cervical cancer screening: A qualitative study among Somali women in Oslo Norway

Mohammed-nur A. Addawe Christina Brux Mburu Ahmed A. Madar

Research Article-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

February 24, 2018


Geographical determinants of health

Takashi Nakamura

Mini Review-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

February 28, 2018


Acute Pericarditis due to Coxiellaburnetiiinfection, a case report

Eduardo Esteban-Zubero Moises Alejandro Alatorre-Jimenez Alejandro Marin-Medina Rocio Villeda-Gonzalez Carlos Arturo Lopez-Garcia Jose Juan Gomez-Ramos

Case Report-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

February 29, 2018


Volume 1

An improved coordination between GPs and Psychiatrists helps provide faster attention to mental health patients

Rajaram Govindarajan Joan Ribas Sabaté Alexis Andreu Gracia Mar Rus Calafell Aurora Garriga Badia Lídia Ugas Ballester Mar Casanovas Marfà Daniel Vega Moreno

Research Article-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

October 18, 2017


How are private medical colleges collaborating with the National TB Control Programme in Nepal, a qualitative study

Ingunn Harstad Chandra Mandil Yogal Jennifer Infanti

Research Article

November 22, 2017


Severe hypertriglyceridemia-induced pancreatitis in young female managed with plasmapharesis. A case report

Ahmed A. Khalifa Sheref A. Elseidy Ahmed M. Khalifa

Case Report

December 30, 2017


Behavioral factors of cardiovascular risk in medical doctors of different specialties

Isayeva Anna Vovchenko Maryna Rieznik Larysa Isakova Elizaveta

Research Article-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

August 06, 2017


Red Cross volunteers’ experience with a mobile community event- based surveillance (CEBS) system in Sierra Leone during-and after the Ebola outbreak- A qualitative study

Tine Mejdell Larsen Christina Brux Mburu Anine Kongelf Tonje Tingberg Fatmata Sannoh Ahmed Madar

Research Article-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

September 12, 2017


Japanese nurses' perception of their experiences caring for culturally diverse patients: Comparison with Korean nurses

Noriko Kuwano So Woo Lee Soong-nang Jang Hiromi Fukuda

Research Article-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

September 22, 2017


Measuring medical homeness using the Medical Home Attributes Scale (MHAS)

Michael T Halpern Kevin W Smith Nancy McCall Yiyan Liu Suzanne G Wensky

Research Article-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

September 27, 2017


A follow-up study observing health outcomes of the care recipients in the home and community-based service of the long-term care system of Taiwan

Li-Fan Liu Nai-Wen Guo Pei-Fang Su Jia-Jen Chen

Research Article-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

October 12, 2017


Age and education related preferences for pictograms concerning driving-impairing medicines

Susana P. Monteiro Julia C.M. van Weert Johan J. de Gier Liset van Dijk

Research Article-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

July 06, 2017


Patients' perception of the quality of nursing care and related hospital services

Mahmoud Al-Hussami Muwafaq Al-Momani Sawsan Hammad Mahmoud Maharmeh Muhamad Darawad

Research Article-Health and Primary Care

July 18, 2017


Why is it important to use improvement methods to address chronic care priorities in primary care?

M. Rashad Massoud Leighann E. Kimble

Mini Review-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

July 19, 2017


Perception of body image and tendencies of eating behaviour among adolescents

Sigita Lesinskiene Virginija Karaliene Julija Kostecka Danguole Germaniene

Review Article-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

July 19, 2017


Communication: The key to patient satisfaction

Barbara Lewis

Opinion Article-Health and Primary Care

July 27, 2017


Dependency of the elderly and expectation of independent living at birth in Japan

Tetsuo Fukawa

Review Article-Health and Primary Care

July 31, 2017


Primary health care and universal health coverage: Achieving health for all

Zoi Tsimtsiou

Editorial-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

May 17, 2017


Leveraging the integrated patient-centered care model to achieve the “Triple Aim”

Hailun Liang

Editorial-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

May 19, 2017


What is general medicine?

Satoshi Iwase

Editorial-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

May 26, 2017


Transient headache and neurological deficits with cerebrospinal fluid lymphocytosis (Handl Syndrome): A case report

Eduardo Esteban-Zubero Federico Castillo-Álvarez Alba Hernández-Marcos Moisés Alejandro Alatorre-Jiménez Alejandro Marín-Medina Amaia Erdocia-Goñi Carmen Iglesias Gutiérrez-Cecchini Noelia Reurich-Gómez

Case Report-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

June 28, 2017


What do people think about their general practitioners? Survey results comparing public opinion over 40 years from a community in Sydney, Australia

Dr Sisira Edirippulige

Research Article-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

June 29, 2017


Primary care physicians and the management of pediatric concussion: A quandary

Bruce Taubman MD

Editorial-Health and Primary Care (HPC)

June 30, 2017


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Health and Primary Care welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e-mail and send it to: submissions@oatext.com alternatively to: editor.hpc@oatext.com

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Health and Primary Care is an Open Access journal and we do not charge the end user when accessing a manuscript or any article. This allows the scientific community to view, download, distribution of an article in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited, under the term of "Creative Commons Attribution License". In line with other open access journals we provide a flat fee submission structure on the acceptance of a peer-reviewed article which covers in part the entirety of the publication pathway (the article processing charge). The process includes our maintenance, submission and peer review systems and international editing, publication and submission to global indexing and tracking organisations and archiving to allow instant access to the whole article and associated supplementary documents. We also have to ensure enough investment to secure a sustainable model which ethically, legally and financially stable.

The publication charges for Health and Primary Care are GBP 1260.

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