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Normative data and discriminative properties of short form 36 (SF-36) in Turkish urban population
BackgroundSF-36 has been both translated into different languages and adapted to different cultures to obtain comparable data on health status internationally. However there have been only a limited… Expand
Substance use among medical students and physicians in a medical school in Turkey
- Yıldız Akvardar, Y. Demiral, G. Ergor, Alp Ergor
- Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology
- 1 June 2004
Abstract.Background:This study examined substance use and abuse, including nicotine and alcohol, in subjects who were at various stages of a medical career in Dokuz Eylül University Medical School in… Expand
From antepartum to postpartum: a prospective study on the prevalence of peripartum depression in a semiurban Turkish community.
- Leyla Gulseren, A. Erol, S. Gulseren, Levent Kuey, B. Kilic, G. Ergor
- The Journal of reproductive medicine
- 1 December 2006
OBJECTIVE To examine the prevalence of depression in the last trimester of pregnancy and within the first 6 months postpartum, to determine whether there is an association between antepartum and… Expand
Prevalence of Alcohol Use in Istanbul
- Y. Akvardar, A. Turkcan, Umit Yazman, S. Aytaçlar, G. Ergor, D. Çakmak
- Psychological reports
- 1 June 2003
The current research assessed the prevalence of alcohol use in Istanbul, Turkey along with characteristics and severity of related problems. The data were collected from structured interviews… Expand
Fungi and Indoor Conditions in Asthma Patients
- E. Ceylan, A. Ozkutuk, +4 authors A. Çımrın
- The Journal of asthma : official journal of the…
- 1 January 2006
This study was carried out with 127 asthmatic patients and 127 controls, which aimed to compare and evaluate the environmental conditions in the homes of asthmatic patients and the control group. Air… Expand
Carnitine protects the intestine against reperfusion injury in rats.
BACKGROUND Although the negative effects of ischemia on anastomotic healing have been shown in many studies, there is no adequate information on the effects of reperfusion injury. Therefore, in this… Expand
What is the role of the abdominal perfusion pressure for subclinical hepatic dysfunction in laparoscopic cholecystectomy?
- K. Atila, C. Terzi, +5 authors H. Gulay
- Journal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical…
- 18 February 2009
BACKGROUND Subclinical hepatic dysfunction after laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) has been described in the literature. However, this alteration is not encountered in all patients. In order to… Expand
Smoking habits and cessation success. What differs among adults and elderly?
OBJECTIVE To determine factors affecting smoking cessation success in different age groups. METHODS This was an intervention study consisting of 761 patients attending the Balcova Municipality,… Expand
The inappropriate use of HbA1c testing to monitor glycemia: is there evidence in laboratory data?
- P. Akan, D. Çımrın, +4 authors H. Abacıoğlu
- Journal of evaluation in clinical practice
- 1 February 2007
RATIONALE, AIMS AND OBJECTIVES Diabetes is a chronic illness and have relatively high prevalence. Glycemic control is fundamental to the management of diabetes. Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) is a commonly… Expand
New generation IQ‐200 automated urine microscopy analyzer compared with KOVA cell chamber
- E. Altekin, Ozgur Kadiçesme, +4 authors H. Abacıoğlu
- Chemistry, Medicine
- Journal of clinical laboratory analysis
- 1 March 2010
Objective: The examination of the urine remains to be one of the most commonly performed tests in laboratory practice. Currently, laboratories also need to accredit their urine diagnostics by… Expand