International Journal of Epidemiology and Health Sciences (IJEHS), based in the Netherlands, is an open access and peer-reviewed online journal, which acts as an available resource for anyone who needs to keep up to date with Epidemiology and Health Sciences. It focuses on the research and application of Epidemiology and Health Sciences as well as qualitative and quantitative research on health services and health policy.

 

The journal has a distinguished Editorial Board with extensive academic qualifications, ensuring that the journal maintains high scientific standards and has a broad international coverage. The journal peer-reviews papers within 4-6 weeks after submission and publishes approved articles on the journal's website immediately upon receiving the final version. IJEHS follows a ‘continuous publication’ schedule and its fast reviewing process and publishing procedure makes it unique. The journal allows free access to its contents and permits authors to self-archive the final accepted version of the articles. There are no charges for publication in this Journal.

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Brief Communication Pharmacoepidemiology
1. Calculation of non-inferiority margin in pharmacoepidemiology: Simple methods for clinicians

Kourosh Zali

Volume 2, Issue 6 , June 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.2.6.2021.243816

Abstract
  The presence of a placebo arm is certainly a substantial element in randomized control trials (RCTs) because the effectiveness or efficacy of a new therapy can be evaluated through a direct comparison between the test treatment and the placebo arm. Conducting a placebo-controlled RCT is often very difficult ...  Read More

Original Article COVID-19
2. The impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the Malaysian firms’ operation

Fazlollah Keshavarzi; Berry Wei Qi Ting; Betty Zhi Xin Tang; Kai Xin Chang; Fei San Chee; Kar Mey Chen

Volume 2, Issue 6 , June 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.2.6.2021.244125

Abstract
  Background. The worldwide economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is comparable with the largest disastrous events of modern human history, such as the first and second world wars. This study investigated the nationwide impact of the pandemic on the local Malaysian firms. Methods. A cross-sectional, ...  Read More

Case-Report COVID-19
3. Covid-19 with neuropathic pain symptom: A case-report

Samira Zouhri; Mohcine El Baroudi

Abstract
  A woman in her sixties with a normal medical history was admitted to a general medical floor with Neuropathic pain symptoms such as a burning sensation throughout her body (head, back, spine, throat, and tongue with dry mouth, chest, abdomen, kidneys, thighs, toes), inability to eat, urinary incontinence, ...  Read More

Clinical Epidemiology
1. Stage II pressure ulcer caused by the connection of an electrocardiogram’s nonstandard probe on the patient's chest: A case report study

Hossein Rafiei

Volume 1, Issue 1 , August 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.1.1.2020.39686

Abstract
  The occurrence of pressure ulcers can be problematic for patients and health care systems. A medical device-related pressure ulcer (MDRPU) is considered as one of the important indicators of patient safety assessment as well as the quality of care provided to the patient. This case report concerns a ...  Read More

Nursing
2. Telenursing strategies in Iran: A narrative literature review

Parisa Fathizadeh; Haydeh Heidari; Reza Masoudi; Morteza Sedehi; Feridoun Khajeali

Volume 1, Issue 3 , October 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.1.3.2020.46189

Abstract
  Introduction: Tele-nursing is a modern way of promoting quality of nursing care, treatment outcome, reducing medical costs and the need for visits, patient and family involvement in decision making, and careful patient monitoring by using all kinds of technologies. The aim of this article was to determine ...  Read More

Molecular Epidemiology
3. Molecular epidemiology of VIM and IMP-producing Klebsiella isolates from urinary tract infection patients in an educational hospital

Farshad Kakian; Mohammad hoseein Rezaei; Masoud Amiri; saeid janabadi; behnam zamanzad; Abolfazle gholipour; Kourosh Naderi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , September 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.1.2.2020.44700

Abstract
  Background and aim:  Klebsiella is an opportunistic organism that is the cause of many nosocomial infections. The present study was designed to investigate the molecular epidemiology of Verona integron-encoded metallo-β-lactamase (VIM) and Imipenemase (IMP)-producing Klebsiella isolates in ...  Read More

COVID-19
4. SARS-CoV-2 infection prevalence and characteristics in domestic contacts: Study of 39 families and 132 people in a general medicine clinic in Toledo (Spain). implications for the general practitioner

Jose Luis Turabian

Volume 2, Issue 2 , February 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.2.2.2021.241686

Abstract
  Background Most people with COVID-19 receive care at home, increasing the likelihood of exposure for household members. Objective To study the prevalence and characteristics of secondary cases in families after the appearance of a primary case Methodology An observational and retrospective study of families ...  Read More

Occupational Epidemiology
5. Prevalence of low back pain among the working Ethiopian population: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Amanuel Godana Arero; Godana Arero; Shimels Hussien Mohammed; Sahar Eftekhari

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.2.1.2021.47841

Abstract
  Background and objective: Low back pain (LBP), as a musculoskeletal disorder, remains a common health problem and is one of the most prevalent occupational injuries affecting adults living in both developed and developing countries. To increase the power and improve the prevalence estimates of LBP among ...  Read More

Original Article Epidemiology
1. Epidemiological approach to an outbreak of gastroenteritis in Ondo State, South West, Nigeria

Itse Olaoye; Akinola Ayoola Fatiregun; Stephen Fagbemi; Famokun Gboyega; Rosemary Onyibe

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 June 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.2.7.2021.244239

Abstract
  Background: Acute gastroenteritis, a very common disease in humans affecting both children and adults, remains a major public health concern worldwide. Several groups of viruses have been reported as the causative agents of acute gastroenteritis. An outbreak of acute gastroenteritis with a high fatality ...  Read More

Original Article COVID-19
2. The potential role of Monsoon-induced humidity in India’s unexpected Covid-19 case decline and subsequent rise considering seasonality

Virendra Mane; Poorva Bhalerao

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 13 June 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.2.7.2021.244388

Abstract
  Background: The COVID-19 pandemic was expected to affect India severely; cases rose exponentially from May-June 2020, but around mid-September reached their peak and started declining. It showed a sign of the wave’s completion by the end of January 2021. This decline was not predicted by any models ...  Read More

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