Sakinah Harith

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Malnutrition is a common, potentially serious and frequently undiagnosed condition among hospitalized elderly patients. It is important to determine the magnitude of malnutrition among hospitalized geriatric patients using anthropometric and biochemical indicators. This is a cross-sectional study involving the nutritional assessment of 181 subjects (98(More)
Evidence-based information on nutritional status of elderly people is essential for the formulation of health care system and prevents the elderly people from the risk of poor health and malnutrition. This cross-sectional study aimed to determine the prevalence of malnutrition among elderly people in Northern Peninsular Malaysia. A total of 236 participants(More)
OBJECTIVES Caring for children with disabilities brings about a significant impact on the parents and families. The purposes of this study were to determine the impact of having children with disabilities on parents' health-related quality of life (HRQOL), family functioning, and total family impact and to identify the associated factors. METHOD A total(More)
BACKGROUND To date, there is a lack of published studies on assessment tools to evaluate the effectiveness of stroke education programs. METHODS This study developed and validated the Malay language version of the Stroke Knowledge Test research instrument. This study involved translation, validity, and reliability phases. The instrument underwent backward(More)
  • Status Petanda Resorpsi, Tulang dalam Kalangan, Wanita Melayu, Sakinah Harith
  • 2013
Menopause is the most prevalent cause of accelerated bone loss in women. Biochemical markers of bone resorption can be used clinically to predict future bone loss. This study aimed to determine the level of bone resorption markers in healthy pre and postmenopausal Malay women and determine their association with the risk. A total of 150 healthy women were(More)
BACKGROUND No previous study has assessed the impact of childhood disability on parents and family in the context of Malaysia, and no instrument to measure this impact has previously been available. The objective of this cross-sectional study was to determine the reliability of a Malay version of the PedsQL™ Family Impact Module that measures the impact of(More)
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