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The prevalence of the clinical preventive health care services of the University Health Centre, IIUM

Tin, Myo Han and Abdullah, Fa’iza and Abdullah, Noraini (2012) The prevalence of the clinical preventive health care services of the University Health Centre, IIUM. In: 15th Penang Teaching Conference for General Practitioners, 20-23 September 2012, Bayview Hotel Geogetown, Lebuh Farquhar, Penang. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

University Health Centre, International Islamic University, (UHC-IIUM), Kuantan campus started using the electronic medical record (EMR) in 2008 for all patients’ data in order to provide quality primary care services to students, staff and their dependents. Even though medical services is routinely given to the community, clinical preventive services (CPS) which include counseling, screening, immunization & chemoprophylaxis which are cost effective should be emphasized to promote health status of the community. One study title Lifestyle Practices And Prevalence Of Obesity In A Community Within A University Campus 2005 (Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya) reveals that the community did have some unhealthy lifestyle practices such as smoking (27.7%; 95%CI 20.2%, 36.2%), low prevalence of adequate exercise (13.8%;95%CI 8.4%, 21.0%); high prevalence of overweight and obesity (64%; 95%CI 55.1%,72.3%); and high prevalence of co-morbidities such as diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular diseases. These high risk factors of CVD and high prevalence of co-morbidities can be reduced by appropriate CPS. Thus, clinical Preventive Services (CPS) currently provided by UHC is analyzed to get baseline data to propose effective & appropriate CPS for the future plan to improve the existing services.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech/Talk)
Additional Information: 6249/41720
Uncontrolled Keywords: health care services, IIUM
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RK Dentistry
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Dentistry
Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Family Medicine (Effective: 1st January 2011)
Depositing User: SR NUR FARHANA LATFI
Date Deposited: 06 May 2015 10:02
Last Modified: 07 Jul 2015 09:01
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/41720

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