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Understanding the Factors Associated with Abortion among Women Seeking Abortion Related Health Services in Phuentsholing General Hospital, Bhutan

Kinley Wangdi and Manish Raj Gurung
Int Arch Nurs Health Care Volume 2, Issue 5

Abstract: A retrospective study to understand the trends of all forms of abortion was carried out using secondary data from PGH data repository. The trend was analyzed between the periods 1st January 2008 to 31st December 2011. A prospective study was also carried out between 1st March 2012 and 28th February 2014 using a structured interviewer administered questionnaire on patients seeking medical care for abortion related ailments in PGH.

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The Relationship between Test Anxiety and the Incidence and Type of Menstrual Disorders in the Case of Students of University of Medical Sciences: A Longitudinal Study

Katayon Vakilian, Roya Gholami, SimaYounesi Ghare-shiran and Azam Rahmani
Int Arch Nurs Health Care Volume 2, Issue 5

Abstract: Anxiety is known as a potential contributing factor in the incidence of menstrual disorders. No studies have yet investigated the relationship between test anxiety and the incidence and type of menstrual disorders. The present study was therefore conducted to examine this relationship.

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Acute Care Nursing Considerations in the Era of Direct-Acting Hepatitis C Antivirals

Jennifer L Cole and Jennifer E Stark
Int Arch Nurs Health Care Volume 2, Issue 5

Abstract: Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) has a major impact on healthcare globally. Comorbidities are common in HCV-infected patients and as this population ages, acute care admissions are on the rise. With the introduction of the direct-acting antiviral (DAA) regimens, treatment for HCV has become better tolerated and more effective with shorter durations. Treatment rates for HCV are on the rise with the DAA agents, making it more likely to encounter patients on these medications during hospital admissions.

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Volume 2
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