Dr. Fouad Metry Atia Yousef

Professor - Professer of the community medicine and public health

Faculty of medicine

Address: Sohag university , faculty of medicine, community medicine and public health department


2016 | Keywords prevalence, ARIs, Egypt,
Prevalence of acute respiratory infection and related risk factors in school age children in Egypt: a cross-sectional study
he aim of this study is to detect the prevalence of ARI in school children and their related risk factors. This crosssectional study was conducted in Sohag and Qena governorates, Upper Egypt. A questionnaire was presented to randomly selected students. The questionnaire consisted of two domains to find the prevalence of ARI and to examine their potential risk factors. The ... Read more

2016 | Keywords COPD, prevalance, prevalence, COPD,
Prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in Qena Governorate
Abstract Backgrounds: COPD is a common health problem with increasing prevalence all over the world. It is underdiagnosed with very few studies about its prevalence in developing countries. Hence it is important to know and evaluate the prevalence of this disease in our community. Patients and methods: A prospective cross sectional study was performed in the southern area of Egypt ... Read more

Urinary Screening for Detection of Renal Abnormalities in Asymptomatic School Children, Sohag Governorate, Egypt
Background: Dipstick urine analysis is the most common method for screening children for detecting urinary abnormalities. This study is aimed to estimate the frequency of urinary problems among children aged 6-13 years from five primary schools in different parts of the Sohag Governorate, Egypt. Study Design and Setting: Cross-sectional study carried out by the Pediatrics Department and Community Medicine Departments ... Read more

2013 | Keywords Parasitic Infestation,
Common Parasitic Infestation among Rural Population in Sohag Governorate, Egypt.
Intestinal parasitic infestations are endemic worldwide especially in developing countries. The aim of this study is to determine the prevalence of common intestinal parasitic infestations in rural Sohag and factors affecting it. This cross sectional study has been conducted in Zewak Sharqia village, El-Monshaa district, Sohag Governorate, Egypt from August 2010 up to March 2011. A random sample of 516 ... Read more

Breast cancer: knowledge, attitudes and practices of women and health care provider: A program for screening in Sohag
Introduction: Breast cancer remains a worldwide public health concern despite the fact that mortality rates have been declining in some countries as a result of improvements in adjuvant therapy and screening for breast cancer. Despite therapeutic improvements, breast cancer mortality still remains important and varying according to regions (five years survival: 62 to 80% for the last years). The risk ... Read more

2013 | Keywords Y, Joda A, Mousa EhA, Shneef A, ICU, VAP,
Incidence of ventilator associated pneumonia in ICU in Sohag university hospital
Introduction: Ventilator associated pneumonia (VAP) is the most prevalent infectious problem in ICU and is associated with high morality, longer stay in the ICU and in hospital, increased antibiotic use and greater hospital costs. Aim of the Work: Estimate the incidence of Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP), Identify risk factors associated with acquiring the infections and identify the types of pathogens causing ... Read more

2012 | Keywords leprosy,
Analysis of newly detected leprosy in Sohag Governorate, Upper Egypt, 2004-2008.
INTRODUCTION: Leprosy is a chronic and complex infectious illness; the new-case detection rate is better than prevalence as an indicator of disease trends. This study presents an analysis of pattern of new cases of leprosy detected annually from 2004 to 2008 in Sohag Governorate, Upper Egypt. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Data about patients with newly diagnosed leprosy were collected from Sohag ... Read more

Risk of malignant progression in Barrett's esophagus patients: results from a large population-based study
ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Barrett's esophagus (BE) is a premalignant lesion that predisposes to esophageal adenocarcinoma. However, the reported incidence of esophageal adenocarcinoma in patients with BE varies widely. We examined the risk of malignant progression in patients with BE using data from the Northern Ireland Barrett's esophagus Register (NIBR), one of the largest population-based registries of BE worldwide, which includes every ... Read more

2011 | Keywords Female genital mutilation,
Female genital mutilation in Upper Egypt in the new millennium.
ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE: To estimate the influence of the 2007 criminalization law on the prevalence and yearly incidence of female genital mutilation (FGM) in Upper Egypt and assess the attitudes of both the population and their health providers toward FGM. METHODS: Between September 15, 2008, and September 15, 2010, all girls and young women presenting at the Departments of Gynecology and ... Read more

Incidence of Esophageal Adenocarcinoma in Barrett's Esophagus – Time to Rethink Surveillance Guidelines?
Introduction Barrett's oesophagus (BO) is a premalignant lesion of the oesophagus that predisposes to oesophageal adenocarcinoma (OAC). Currently, widespread endoscopic surveillance of BO is undertaken in an attempt to detect and treat OAC at an early stage. The cost effectiveness of such surveillance is highly dependant on OAC risk in BO. However, the reported incidence of OAC in BO varies ... Read more