Utility of Prevention of Parent-To-Child Transmission (PPTCT) Programme Data for HIV Surveillance in General Population (Report)

Utility of Prevention of Parent-To-Child Transmission (PPTCT) Programme Data for HIV Surveillance in General Population (Report)

HIV sentinel surveillance (HSS) among antenatal clinic (ANC) attendees has been used to monitor HIV trends as well as to estimate the number of people living with HIV. Recently, information on HIV infection has also become available from prevention of parent-to-child transmission (PPTCT) programmes. Systematic appraisal of the PPTCT programme data is needed for choosing […]

Introduction to General Medical Conditions

Introduction to General Medical Conditions

Introduction to General Medical Conditions explains the most common non-orthopedic maladies seen in the active population. The text is designed to be a reference tool for students and professionals who work with athletes or a physically active population. Each chapter covers a specific body part or system. Also discussed are preventative measures to avoid developing […]

Psoriasis, Introduction, General Information, Epidemiology/Psoriasis, Genel Bilgiler, Epidemiyoloji (Continuing Medical Education/Surekli Egitim) (Disease/Disorder Overview)

Psoriasis, Introduction, General Information, Epidemiology/Psoriasis, Genel Bilgiler, Epidemiyoloji (Continuing Medical Education/Surekli Egitim) (Disease/Disorder Overview)

Giris Psoriasis, keskin sinirli, eritemli plak veya papuller uzerinde yerlesmis parlak, sedefi-beyaz skuamlarla karakterize, kronik seyirli, inflamatuvar bir hastaliktir (1). Skuamlarin renginden dolayi halk arasinda “Sedef Hastaligi” olarak bilinmektedir. Hastalik siklikla sacli deri, diz, dirsek, sakral bolge ve eklemlerin ekstensor yuzlerinde simetrik olarak yerlesen lezyonlarla seyretmektedir (2). Hastaligin etyopatogenezinde immunolojik, otoimmun ve genetik faktorlerin etkili […]