- Factors influencing the quality of life among Indonesian elderly: a nursing home-based cross-sectional survey
Purpose In spite of being a significant public health concern, quality of life (QoL) amongst elderly in nursing home (NH) settings is rarely analyzed. The purpose of this paper is to examine the level of QoL and factors influencing QoL amongst elderly NH residents in Indonesia.
Author : Bayu Anggileo Pramesona, Surasak Taneepanichskul
Keyword (s) : Quality of life; Nursing home; Indonesia; Elderly
- Can early initiation to breastfeeding prevent stunting in 659 months old children?
Purpose The prevalence of stunting in children under five years old is high (37.9 percent). The health advantage of breast milk as a prevention is recognized. The purpose of this paper is to examine the relationship of early initiation to breastfeeding, wherein a child is breastfed within an hour ...
Author : Muldiasman, Kusharisupeni, Endang Laksminingsih, Besral
Keyword (s) : Indonesia; Breastfeeding; Early initiation to breastfeeding; Stunting in children
- Needs of patient with advanced stages of cancer in a Thai community: Mixed method approach
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to explore the needs of people with cancer in advanced stages and to analyze factors that influence them.
Design/methodology/approach A concurrent mixed-method design was used. Descriptive design was conducted in Ubon Ratchathani Province, Thailand. Data wer...
Author : Panita Krongyuth, Pimpan Silpasuwan, Chukiat Viwatwongkasem, Cathy Campbell
Keyword (s) : Palliative care; Cancer patients
- Effectiveness of the intervention program for dengue hemorrhagic fever prevention among rural communities in Thailand: a quasi-experimental study
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the effectiveness of the intervention program for dengue fever prevention among people in rural communities.
Design/methodology/approach A quasi-experimental study was designed for two groups.
The intervention group received five weeks of dengue...
Author : Suda Hanklang, Paul Ratanasiripong, Suleegorn Sivasan
Keyword (s) : Thailand; Prevention; Health belief model; Dengue hemorrhagic fever; Quasi-experimental study
- Life narrative to substance use: voices from LGBTQ people
Purpose While there is a growing amount of literature showing that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ people) are more at risk to use substances compared to non-LGBTQ people, there is a gap in knowledge about the exploration of the life narrative, before and the turning point of ...
Author : Nanchatsan Sakunpong
Keyword (s) : LGBTQ people; Life narrative; Psychology narrative; Substance use