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Siklar, Zeynep - - 2011
Breast disorders in adolescents constitute a heterogeneous group of lesions, and usually include benign lesions. Developmental disorders such as asimetry, amastia, amasia, athelia, polythelia; juvenil hyperthrophy, inflammatory disorders (mastitis, nipple discharge, breast abcess), and mass lesions can be seen in the adolescent age group. Fibroadenoma is the most common lesion ...
Cinaz, Peyami - - 2011
Pubertal gynecomastia is benign type of breast enlargement of males during puberty. This entity is seen in 70% of boys in the pubertal period. No underlying pathology is identified in most of the cases. Regular follow-up examinations of the patients are warranted since gynecomastia resolves spontaneously during the puberty. Few ...
Bundak, Ruveyde - - 2011
The most majority of cases of Diabetes Mellitus fall into two broad etiopathogenetic categories (Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes). In Type 1 Diabetes, the cause is an absolute deficiency of insulin secretion. In Type 2 diabetes, the cause is a combination of resistance to insulin action and an inadequate ...
Cokugras, Fugen - - 2011
There are two main types of chronic inflamatory bowel diseases: crohn's disease affecting the whole gastrointestinal system from oral cavity to rectum and ulcerative colitis affecting only the colon. A third group of such diseases consist of indeterminated colitis. Chronic inflomatory bowel disesases emerge by means of triggering factors on ...
Yildiz, Inci - - 2011
Great progresses were achieved in chilhood cancers in the last 30-40 years and high survival rates are obtained. Cancer in adolescents have special features and survival rates. This is because of adolescent's physical status and psychological needs. More adolescents are diagnoseed with cancer in comparison to children. The overall survival ...
Aydingoz, Onder - - 2011
Adolescent's idiopathic scoliosis, Scheuermann kyphosis, spondylolysis and spondylolistesis are the most common spine problems of adolescence which needs orthopaedic treatment and follow-up.
Kutlu, Tufan - - 2011
Probiotics are live microorganisms that, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit on the host. Use of probiotics has been shown to be effective in treating acute viral gastroenteritis and preventing antibiotic-associated diarrhea in children. There is some evidence that probiotics prevent necrotizing enterocolitis in very low birth ...
Ercan, Oya - - 2011
The skeleton undergoes rapid change with respect to growth, modeling and remodeling processes in adolescence. Consequently, the effects of factors that affect bone health positively or negatively can be greater. Between 40% and 60% of, peak bone mass which serves as the bone bank for life, is accrued during adolescence. ...
Erkan, Tulay - - 2011
Adolescence is an important period, being the period of most rapid growth and development and covering the transition from childhood to adulthood. Physical changes change the body's nutritional needs in this period. Energy, protein, vitamins and minerals needs increase, as well as appetite. During this period there is a change ...
Yildiz, Safinaz - - 2011
It is known that in early ages the participation of children and adolescents in sports have increased. However in western countries, the application to emergency units in hospitals have also increased for 19 and under 19 aged children. It is known that the economic loss have increased due to higher ...
Bayraktar, Bulent - - 2011
As a result of the decrease in the age of starting doing sports and competition, the frequency and the variety of the athletic injuries in the childhood and adolescence have increased. The results of the similar traumas in the adulthood and adolescence are different from each other. While the rapid ...
Camcioglu, Yildiz - - 2011
Recent recommendations from Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the American Academy of Family Physicians (AFM) and the American Medical Association (AMA) for vaccination of adolescents are based on current information about each vaccine. They suggest integration of vaccines recommended for children 11 and ...
Sozen, Sevki - - 2011
Adolescence is defined as the period of transition from childhood to adulthood in terms of physical, sexual, cognitive and psychosocial development. Adolescence period can be investigated in three phases which are early adolescence, middle adolescence and late adolescence. Physical and mental maturity is reached in late adolescence and the sexual ...
Alikasifoglu, Mujgan - - 2011
Peer abuse is commonly seen as bullying behaviors. The most common definition of bullying used in the literature was formulated by Dan Olweus. According to Olweus, bullying is an aggressive behavior that: (a) is intended to cause harm or distress, (b) occurs repeatedly over time, and (c) occurs in a ...
Ozmen, Mine - - 2011
Distinct from children, adolescents can understand the abstract meanings of illness and death. Besides what they have to achieve developmentally, they have to handle the burden of the illness and the treatment process. They may fail to obtain the expected independence and the physical aspects, which are very important to ...
Dogangun, Burak - - 2011
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is characterized by excessive overactiviy, inattention and impulsiveness. It is reported that attention deficit hyperactivity disorder affects 5-12% of children worldwide. It has significant negative effects on psychological and social development and academic functioning of the children if it remains untreated. The etiology of attention deficit ...
Demir, Turkay - - 2011
Adolescents' media use has some phase specific properties in terms of both quality and quantity. As it appears at the present day, the use of media by adolescents is in the form of multimedia. Studies about the duration and amount of media use showed that adolescents spent a significant amount ...
Erdem, Cenk - - 2011
Famous Greek Philosopher Plato states that young people need gymnastics for their bodies and music for their souls in his famous piece "The Republic" and any adult who observes the behaviours of adolescents can see that adolescents spend so much time with music and sports. Lull shows that music functions ...
Ercan, Oya - - 2011
Health Behavior in School-aged Children Study (HBSC) was conducted in five European countries in 1983/1984 for the first time. It is a WHO collaborative cross-sectional study which involves a wide network of multinational researchers. It is repeated every four years. Forty three countries including Turkey participated in the 2009/2010 study. ...
Bulgun, Mahi - - 2011
Adolescents might face one or more than one disease at a certain period of their lives. Adolescents, are admitted sometimes for treatment of acute diseases such as pneumonia, meningitis, and sometimes to overcome some problems due to chronic diseases such as diabetes, cancer, chronic kidney disease. In this article, nursing ...
Pehlivan, Saadet - - 2011
Adoptation and practice of health promoting behaviors by adolescents depends on learning and using proper knowledge. Giving adolescents necessary knowledge and strengthening them by teaching desicion making skills, coping strategies and participation in the community is one of the most important task of nurses. One nurse tasked in our pediatrics ...
Dolgun, Gulumser - - 2011
Nurses have an indispensable role in maintenance and promotion of adolescens' health. Nurses must know the basic principles of appropriate approach to adolescents, should be able to guide the adolescent and family in the promotion and maintenance of health. In this article, general observation principles of adolescent and family, the ...
Alikasifoglu, Mujgan - - 2011
Adolescent friendly health services should be accessible, approachable, acceptable, appropriate and affordable. Health centers are found acceptable, approachable and appropriate by adolescents if they are designed for them and have health professionals with necessary knowledge and skills on special health needs of adolescents. In these health centers, both medical and ...
Yavuz, Ebru - - 2011
Objective: Although photosensitive epilepsy (PE) is commonly observed, its pathophysiology has not been clarified yet. However, relevant literature indicates that genetic factors play an important role. Our aim was to investigate whether there is a relationship between the clinical and electroencephalographic (EEG) features and the possible mutations/polymorphisms in the GABA ...
Altunoren, Ozlem - - 2011
Objective: Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is a musculoskeletal disorder characterized by diffuse body pain and is also regarded as a psychosomatic disorder. FMS is most commonly associated with depression among the psychological disorders. It is known that personality plays an important role in the etiology of psychosomatic disorders. In this study, ...
Burcak Annagur, - - 2011
Objective: The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence rates of impulse control disorders among patients with major depression and evaluate the effect of comorbidity on the onset and the clinical course of depression.
Caliyurt, Okan - - 2011
Objective: The aim of the present study was to assess the effects of total sleep deprivation on daily basal energy expenditure.
Bolukbasi, Nermin - - 2011
Objective: The effects of antiepileptic drugs on lipid profiles and liver enzymes have been well verified in studies that were, however, performed on old antiepileptic drugs, which were enzyme inhibitors and inductors. There are very limited studies of new antiepileptic drug to this date. In this study, antiepileptics such as ...
Hacioglu, Munevver - - 2011
Sexual dysfunction in homosexuals is less studied with respect to sexual dysfunction in heterosexuals. Although there have been studies attempting to define these disorders, sufficient data are not available yet. The specific problems for homosexual women and men are not present in the diagnostic systems. There are different factors playing ...
Dogu, Basri - - 2011
This study was set out to research the inter-sexual differences in the relation between prolactin levels and sexual dysfunction, independently from the type and dosage of anti-psychotic medicine used in schizophrenia patients treated at the outpatient treatment unit of Bakirkoy State Mental Hospital. The study included a total of 120 ...
Kaptan, Hulagu - - 2011
Lumbosacral disc disease and sexual dysfunction are two non-lethal health entities that are common and decrease quality of life of patients. With interruption of communication between the brain and the penis, erectile dysfunction should be expected. However, there are very limited data on the interaction of lumbosacral disc disease and ...
Yildirim, Ejder - - 2011
The data on the relationship between presenting complaint and diagnosis of sexual dysfunction (SD) in diagnostic evaluation of patients who apply with sexual problems are limited. In this study, we investigated the diagnosis of patients who apply to the SD clinic and the relationship between presenting complaint and clinical diagnosis. ...
Yildirim, Ejder - - 2011
Although premature ejaculation (PE) is the most common sexual dysfunction in men, data concerning psychiatric comorbidity of PE are limited. In this study, we aimed to investigate the possible axis I psychiatric comorbidity and the impact of this comorbidity on the clinical findings of PE. 63 males diagnosed with premature ...
Yilmazer, Evrim - - 2011
Many case reports and results of a few controlled studies have documented the sexual side effects of all classes of psychotropic medications-neuroleptics, benzodiazepines, mood stabilizers and antidepressants. Sexual side effects are clinically important because they contribute to noncompliance with treatment regimens and may impair the user's quality of life . ...
Incesu, Cem - - 2011
The aim of this paper is to provide an overview of the proposed revisions and rationales for diagnosis of sexual dysfunctions in the DSM-V which will be finalized by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) in the near future. The remarkable key points in the DSM-V in the classification of sexual ...
Petrofsky, Jerrold - - 2011
A combined "range of motion" and "back pain" scale was developed called the Range of Motion Pain Index (RMPI). It is based on range of motion and pain measurements during back extension, side-to-side rotation, and left and right rotation at the waist (0 = worst score, 100 = less pain ...
Petrofsky, Jerrold - - 2011
A single blinded randomized design was used to evaluate a one month exercise and diet program involving a meal replacement shake and an exercise program involving exercise videos to provide weekly workouts to increase fitness. For weight loss, a dietary restriction program was used at the same time involving a ...
Petrofsky, Jerrold - - 2011
Obesity is a major health problem in the United States and continues in epidemic proportions. Diet, without exercise, results in a loss of lean body mass. Exercise without diet causes a slower reduction in weight than with a diet. Exercise with diet causes a 24 hour increase in metabolism that ...
Malone, Daniel - - 2011
Objective: Carpal tunnel syndrome, caused by compression of the median nerve deep to the flexor retinaculum, is the most common entrapment neuropathy. Most patients are initially treated with conservative measures such as splinting. When conservative measures fail, interventional techniques are considered the next step. Many studies have appeared comparing open ...
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