Journal of

Family Medicine and Disease PreventionISSN: 2469-5793


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5793/1510159

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: Personalizing Medical Management

Gary N. Elsasser, Pharm.D, BCPS, Michael Greene, MD, FAAFP, NaureenB Rafiq, MD, FAAFP and Ravneet Kaur, MD

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: 2023/12/7

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a prevalent condition among elderly men, impacting their quality of life. Traditional treatments primarily targeted bladder outlet obstruction (BOO) through alpha-blockers and 5-alpha reductase inhibitors. Recent additions, such as muscarinic receptor antagonists and phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitor (PDE-5I) tadalafil, provide more options. The 2021 American Urological Association (AUA) guidelines emphasize individualized management. ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5793/1510158

The Effect of Psyco-Education Applied in Primiparal Pregnancy on Birth Fear, Prenatal Attachment and Anxiety

Tuğba SARI and Nermin GÜRHAN

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: 2023/11/02

Fear of childbirth during pregnancy is considered normal up to a certain level. It is important when it is experienced in a discomfortingly and affects daily life. Psychological problems such as fear of childbirth and related anxiety cause deterioration of prenatal attachment. Therefore, psychological interventions in the antenatal period are gaining more and more importance in order to protect the mental health of women....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5793/1510157

The Impact of Pharmacists Satisfying Quality Measures to Increase CMS Star Ratings

Ashani McDonald, PharmD, AAHIVP, Raechel Moore, PharmD, BCACP, Kim Finley, PharmD, BCACP, Bailey Scism, PharmD, BCACP and John Handshaw, PharmD

Article Type: Commentary Article | First Published: 2023/07/14

Quality, cost, and access are the three primary metrics of the healthcare system. In recent years, the healthcare system has begun to feel a greater push to provide a higher quality of care as payors have adopted Quality-Based metrics and incentive measures. With an expected shortage of up to 48,000 physicians by 2034 [1], a multidisciplinary approach will be crucial in continuing the push to provide high quality care. As the role of a pharmacist continues to evolve towards direct patient care, ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5793/1510156

The Role of Stigma and Revenge in HIV Prevalence

Moslem Ghaseminia

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: 2023/06/30

Many people are infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) every year. Due to the unique properties of this virus, no effective vaccine has been approved to prevent this virus. HIV is transmitted to a healthy person in various ways, such as sex, using an infected syringe, etc. So far, various ways have been proposed to prevent the spread of this virus, however, the number of people infected with this virus continues to increase every year. Various factors play a role in this process of dis...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5793/1510155

Role of LDL and Triglycerides in Hyperlipidemia in Diabetes Mellitus

Bethelli S and Oroszi T

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: 2023/06/25

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is one of the diseases affecting people worldwide, regardless of region, race, blood type, and many more. So, the management of DM has been a challenging issue all over. Hyperlipidemia or Dyslipidemia is one of the main root causes of DM, leading to severe cardiovascular diseases. Behavioral therapies like diet and exercise can improve diabetic Dyslipidemia; however, most patients require drug therapy to meet treatment objectives....

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