Ruhuşen Kutlu

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The aim of this study was to elucidate the chronic effects of tobacco smoking on the P300, a neurophysiological index of cognitive function. Prospective study participants were recruited from a family medicine polyclinic. We selected 32 right-handed smokers who had smoked more than 15 cigarettes per day, by inhalation, for more than 2 years. The control(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate cognitive function by using the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) among the elderly people in Konya, Turkey, and to examine the acceptance, and screening efficacy of the MMSE in the family medicine practice setting. METHODS A descriptive and cross-sectional study was carried out between 15th December 2004 and 15th February 2005,(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the frequency, severity, and risk factors for restless legs syndrome (RLS) in healthcare personnel. METHODS This cross-sectional study was performed at the Outpatient Family Medicine Clinic of Meram Medical Faculty in Konya, Turkey and included 354 healthcare personnel who were working at the Meram Medical Faculty Hospital between(More)
This retrospective study assessed the effects of pre- and post-training programme for healthcare professionals about breastfeeding. The study included 3,114 mothers who had children aged 1-72 month(s). Their knowledge and behaviours relating to breastfeeding were evaluated. The mothers were randomly divided into two groups: the 'before' group included 2,000(More)
Mental health problems and parental anxiety in children with epilepsy were investigated. Parents of 83 children with epilepsy and 172 healthy children were asked to complete Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire for their children and State-Trait Anxiety Inventory for themselves. In those with epilepsy, 39.8% (n: 33) were girls, 60.2% (n: 50) were boys(More)
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