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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Original Article Patient Care
1. Challenging care experiences among caregivers of hemodialysis patients

Fatemeh Ghapanvari; Seyedehzahra Hosseinigolafshani

Volume 2, Issue 9 , September 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.2.9.2021.245203

Abstract
  Background: Recent studies on hemodialysis patients have focused more on the suffering caused by physical and psychological problems in them, and they have paid less attention to their caregivers. Since the caregivers of these patients are intensively affected by the physical and psychological problems ...  Read More

Review Clinical Epidemiology
2. Prevalence of Prehypertension in Nigeria: a Systemic Review and Meta-analysis

M.A. Bashir; A.I. Yahaya; Mukhtar Muhammad; Ashiru Hassan Yusuf

Volume 2, Issue 9 , September 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.2.9.2021.245213

Abstract
  Prehypertension is a borderline blood pressure status associated with both higher incidence of cardiovascular disease as well as higher risk of progression to hypertension. The rising burden of hypertension and prehyperension globally is a serious concern to all and sundry. This study aims to estimate ...  Read More

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

Virendra Mane; Poorva Bhalerao

Volume 2, Issue 7 , July 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

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

Clinical Epidemiology
3. 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

WHO
4. WHO Community Engagement Package: A Reinforcement of an Inclusive Approach to Global Public Health

Semeeh Akinwale Omoleke; Yolanda V. Bayugo; Ukam Ebe Oyene; Jonathan Abrahams; Nina Gobat; Suvajee Good; Mary Manandhar; Samar Elfeky; Ana Gerlin Hernandez Bonilla; Nicole Valentine; Jackeline Alger; Qudsia Huda; Saqif Mustafa; Maria Isabel Echavarria; Ankur Rakesh; Taylor Warren; Jostacio Moreno Lapitan; Jana Deborah Mier-Alpano; Dayo Spencer-Walters; Meredith Del Pilar Labarda; Mihai Mihut; Aphaluck Bhatiasevi; Obinna I. Ekwunife

Volume 2, Issue 7 , July 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.2.7.2021.244835

Abstract
  Community Engagement (CE) plays a crucial role in successful public health actions, achieving universal health coverage, and the realization of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. It has emerged as an effective strategy across different settings through prevention, preparedness, readiness ...  Read More

Molecular Epidemiology
5. 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

Original Article Clinical Epidemiology
1. Breathing exercise and respiratory parameters in chronic kidney disease patients with hemodialysis

F Aliakbari; F Safei; F. Deriss; S Salehitali

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 17 August 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.2.10.2021.245581

Abstract
  Introduction: patient with chronic kidney diseases are at risk for dyspnea that can influence the quality of life in these patients. Regarding to lack of agreement on the efficacy of breathing exercise in respiratory status of hemodialysis patients, the current study aimed at investigate the effect of ...  Read More

Original Article Behavioral Health
2. The knowledge of medical about aging and its related factors in Yazd, Iran

Kian Nourozi Tabrizi; Maedeh Mortezanasab; Farahnaz Mohammadi-Shahboulaghi; Mostafa Shokati Ahmad Abad; Mahdi Noroozi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 25 August 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.2.10.2021.245812

Abstract
  Objective: With the increasing population of the elderly around the world, medical students must have sufficient knowledge to provide health services to them. Therefore, the present study aimed to investigate the knowledge of medicine, health and nursing students about the facts of aging and related ...  Read More

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