Pathophysiology and Non-Pharmacological Management of Allergic Rhinitis
Kamlesh Kumar Dubey and Mila Nu Nu Htay
Article Type: Review Article | First Published: September 30, 2020
Allergic rhinitis (AR) is one of the commonest allergic manifestations affecting approximately 400 million people worldwide. It is associated with a reduced quality of life, low productivity in the workplace, and poor school performance. On the other hand, medical cost increases. Allergic rhinitis has a considerable effect on the quality of life and can have significant consequences if left untreated. Many patients downplay rhinitis symptoms as an inconvenience rather than a disease. The majorit...
Mobile App Training and Informative Experience in Health Education
Ana Belén Sánchez-García, Eva Abad-Corpa and Juan José Rodriguez-Mondejar
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: July 10, 2020
A wide variety of studies have shown that new technologies facilitate the acquisition of knowledge and skills. New technologies were introduced into the nursing field in the mid-1960s with the advent of basic computer programs. In the 21st century, the use of mobile devices such as tablets, smart phones and PDAs has been introduced. Currently, gambling techniques and serious games are proposed and studied in nursing education....
Strategies and Methods to Improve Compliance in Special Patient Groups and with Specific Health Problems
Jose Luis Turabian
Article Type: Review Article | First Published: July 09, 2020
Adherence to long-term treatments for chronic conditions remains a challenging issue in general medicine. A low proportion of patients follow the recommendations from general practitioners. The attention of all recurrent or chronic health problems and turning points of natural or physiological situations but that present medical health risks requires co-operation with patients and changes in behaviour. Taking into account the complexity of the phenomenon of therapeutic compliance, it is necessar...