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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 limitedExpand
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Substance use among medical students and physicians in a medical school in Turkey
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 inExpand
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From antepartum to postpartum: a prospective study on the prevalence of peripartum depression in a semiurban Turkish community.
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 andExpand
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Prevalence of Alcohol Use in Istanbul
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 interviewsExpand
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Fungi and Indoor Conditions in Asthma Patients
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. AirExpand
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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 thisExpand
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What is the role of the abdominal perfusion pressure for subclinical hepatic dysfunction in laparoscopic cholecystectomy?
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 toExpand
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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
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The inappropriate use of HbA1c testing to monitor glycemia: is there evidence in laboratory data?
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 commonlyExpand
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New generation IQ‐200 automated urine microscopy analyzer compared with KOVA cell chamber
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 byExpand
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