• Advances in nasal drug delivery systems 

      Nozad Rashid, Hussein; Omer, Huner Kamal; Elhissi, Abdelbary M.A.; Ahmed, Waqar ( Academic Press , 2020 , Book chapter)
      Nasal drug delivery has been around for centuries and employed both leisure and recreations and also for the treatment of various conditions such as migraine, decongestion, sinusitis, rhinitis, and in emergency. The route ...
    • Assessment of Medication Dispensing and Extended Community Pharmacy Services 

      Ibrahim M.I.M. ( Elsevier Inc. , 2018 , Book chapter)
      Individuals who visit community pharmacies are regarded as customers rather than patients. The public tends to view community pharmacists as businesspeople. Several factors influence individuals' willingness to patronize ...
    • Carbon nanotubes drug delivery system for cancer treatment 

      Banu, Abdallah; Elhissi, Abdelbary M.A.; Ahmed, Waqar; Najlah, Mohammad ( Academic Press , 2020 , Book chapter)
      There has been a predominant interest in using nanotechnology for drug delivery applications, especially for cite-specific targeting. Recently, interest in the potential of carbon nanotubes (CNT) to deliver bio-molecules ...
    • Characterization of cochleate nanoparticles for delivery of the anti-asthma drug beclomethasone dipropionate 

      Aisha, Ghauri; Ghauri, Imran; Elhissi, Abdelbary M.A.; Ahmed, Waqar ( Academic Press , 2020 , Book chapter)
      Cochleates are an exciting new class of nanocarriers derived from multilamellar liposomes. They have a “cigerette like” structures in which the phospholipid bilayers are joined together by calcium ion bridges making them ...
    • Comparative Analysis and Conclusion 

      Ibrahim, Mohamed Izham Mohamed; Fathelrahman, Ahmed Ibrahim; Wertheimer, Albert I. ( Elsevier Inc. , 2016 , Book chapter)
      Nowadays, people across the globe are living longer, particularly because of positive development of the health care system in many parts of the world, technology advancement, new cost-effective medicines, better lifestyles, ...
    • Counterfeit medicines: A quick review on crime against humanity 

      Mohamed Ibrahim M.I.B. ( Elsevier , 2019 , Book chapter)
      Counterfeit (falsified) medicines are dangerous and kill people. The global trade with falsified medicines is booming and it threatens the integrity of the healthcare system. The syndicates make a lot of money in this ...
    • Drug safety in Qatar 

      Derek, Stewart; Jebara, Tesnime; Thomas, Binny; Wilbur, Kerry; Pallivalapila, Abdulrouf; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2020 , Book chapter)
      This chapter introduces aspects of medication safety in the State of Qatar. It starts by presenting an overview of the geography and demographics of the population. There is then a description of key strategic national ...
    • Evidence-based pharmacy practice research in low- and middle-income countries: Issues, challenges and synthesis 

      Rasheed, Huma; Izham, Mohamed Izham Mohamed; Babar, Zaheer-Ud-Din ( Elsevier , 2019 , Book chapter)
      This chapter outlines the gaps in pharmacy practice research evidence in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) using selected systematic reviews in pharmacy practice. Very few reviews dedicated to LMICs have been ...
    • Introduction: Discovering Issues and Challenges in Low- and Middle-Income Countries 

      Ibrahim, Mohamed Izham Mohamed; Wertheimer, Albert I. ( Elsevier Inc. , 2017 , Book chapter)
      There are gaps and challenges in pharmacy practice in developing countries and possible solutions for various pharmacy stakeholders. Health and public health are essentials for development. The weak global economy has ...
    • Management of cardiovascular disorders and the pharmacist's role: Hypertension 

      Mohammed, H.A.; Awaisu, Ahmed; Sankaralingam, S. ( Elsevier , 2019 , Book chapter)
      Hypertension is a major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. The prevalence of hypertension is high globally, especially with a new definition by the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association. ...
    • Management of neurological disorders and pharmacist's role: Multiple sclerosis 

      Jamshed S.Q.; Ibrahim A.; Awaisu A.; Aslam A.; Siddiqui M.J.; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2019 , Book chapter)
      Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune neurodegenerative disorder, characterized by chronic inflammation of the central nervous system. This paper focuses on the epidemiology, pathophysiology, etiology, and the risk ...
    • Medicines Pricing Policy and Strategies in Developing Countries: A Review 

      Abdel Rida N.; Ibrahim M.I.M. ( Elsevier Inc. , 2018 , Book chapter)
      Developing countries are still facing high out-of-pocket expenditure and low access to medicines despite the various efforts undertaken by international organizations to enhance the availability of essential medicines and ...
    • Pharmacy Practice in Nigeria 

      Awaisu, Ahmed; Mohammed, Shafiu; Yakubu, Rabiu ( Elsevier Inc. , 2016 , Book chapter)
      Pharmacy practice and education in general-as well as the availability, affordability, and accessibility of quality, safe, and effective essential medicines-are critical to the success of a health care delivery system. ...
    • Pharmacy Practice in Qatar 

      Kheir, Nadir ( Elsevier Inc. , 2016 , Book chapter)
      The pharmacy services in the State of Qatar are rapidly developing. Pharmacists are embracing a new culture of lifelong learning and commitment to self-development. One of the strongest drivers of the change and development ...
    • Pharmacy practice in the gulf states 

      Wilbur, Kerry; El Hajj, Maguy Saffouh; Kheir, Nadir ( Elsevier , 2019 , Book chapter)
      The "Gulf States" are considered to represent the seven Arab countries bordering the Persian Gulf, namely, Bahrain, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates (UAE). The estimated regional population ...
    • Photopolymerization of Polymeric Composites in Drug Delivery, Tissue Engineering, and Other Biomedical Applications 

      Younes, Husam M. ( Springer , 2019 , Book chapter)
      Photopolymerization of polymeric composites has been widely used in several biomedical applications including, drug delivery, tissue engineering, and cell encapsulation as it combines the properties of both the photopolymerizable ...
    • Principles, paradigms, and application of qualitative research in pharmacy practice 

      Mukhalalati, Banan; Awaisu, Ahmed. ( Elsevier , 2019 , Book chapter)
      Qualitative research methodology is applied to investigate a problem that has unmeasurable variables to obtain a comprehensive understanding of a topic by discussing it with the involved individuals and to recognize the ...
    • Quality of Pharmacy Health Services 

      Azhar S.; Ibrahim M.I.M. ( Elsevier Inc. , 2018 , Book chapter)
      The quality of pharmacy health services can only be assured by the presence of qualified and competent pharmacists. In developing countries, healthcare facilities are insufficient for providing good-quality health services ...
    • Research designs and methodologies related to pharmacy practice 

      Awaisu, Ahmed; Mukhalalati, Banan; Izham M.; Ibrahim M. ( Elsevier , 2019 , Book chapter)
      The need for evidence to inform policy and practice in pharmacy is becoming increasingly important. In parallel, clinical pharmacy and practice research is evolving. Research evidence should be used to identify new areas ...
    • Taxane anticancer formulations: challenges and achievements 

      Abdelbary M.A., Elhissi; Mahmood, Rukhsana; Parveen, Ishrat; Vali, Asma; Najlah, Mohammad; ... more authors ( Academic Press , 2020 , Book chapter)
      Taxanes represent a prominent anticancer family. Paclitaxel and docetaxel are the most well-known taxanes owing to their activity against many types of cancers. The poor solubility of taxanes in water is a major obstacle ...