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    • C-reactive protein point-of-care testing for safely reducing antibiotics for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: the PACE RCT. 

      Francis, Nick A; Gillespie, David; White, Patrick; Bates, Janine; Lowe, Rachel; ... more authors ( NIHR Journals Library , 2020 , Article)
      Most patients presenting with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD) in primary care are prescribed antibiotics, but these may not be beneficial, and they can cause side effects and increase ...
    • Caesarean section in Sudan: findings from nationwide household surveys on rates, trends, and geographic and sociodemographic variability 

      Abdel-Rahman, Manar E.; Thalib, Lukman; Rayis, Duriya A. ( BMC , 2022 , Article)
      Background: Medically unjustifiable caesarean section (CS) deliveries have been rising rapidly in many developed countries over the last three decades. While many developing countries show rates beyond optimal levels, few ...
    • Call for emergency action to restore dietary diversity and protect global food systems in times of COVID-19 and beyond: Results from a cross-sectional study in 38 countries 

      Hoteit, Maha; Hoteit, Reem; Aljawaldeh, Ayoub; Van Royen, Kathleen; Pabian, Sara; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2023 , Article)
      Background The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed the fragility of the global food system, sending shockwaves across countries' societies and economy. This has presented formidable challenges to sustaining a healthy and ...
    • Can absence of cardiac activity on point-of-care echocardiography predict death in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest? A systematic review and meta-analysis 

      Albaroudi, Omar; Albaroudi, Bilal; Haddad, Mahmoud; Abdle-Rahman, Manar E.; Kumar, Thirumoothy Samy Suresh; ... more authors ( Springer Nature , 2024 , Article Review)
      Aim: The purpose of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to evaluate the accuracy of the absence of cardiac motion on point-of-care echocardiography (PCE) in predicting termination of resuscitation (TOR), short-term ...
    • Cardiac rehabilitation availability and characteristics in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Global Comparison 

      Chacin-Suarez, Audry; Grace, Sherry L; Anchique-Santos, Claudia; Supervia, Marta; Turk-Adawi, Karam; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2021 , Article)
      This study aimed to establish availability and characteristics of cardiac rehabilitation (CR) in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), where cardiovascular disease is highly prevalent. In this cross-sectional sub-analysis ...
    • Cardiac rehabilitation availability and delivery in Brazil: a comparison to other upper middle-income countries. 

      Britto, Raquel Rodrigues; Supervia, Marta; Turk-Adawi, Karam; Chaves, Gabriela Suéllen da Silva; Pesah, Ella; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2019 , Article)
      Brazil has insufficient cardiac rehabilitation capacity, yet density and regional variation in unmet need is unknown. Moreover, South America has CR guidelines, but whether delivery conforms has not been described. This ...
    • Cardiac Rehabilitation Availability and Delivery in Canada: How Does It Compare With Other High-Income Countries? 

      Tran, Michelle; Pesah, Ella; Turk-Adawi, Karam; Supervia, Marta; Lopez Jimenez, Francisco; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2018 , Article)
      Canada has insufficient cardiac rehabilitation (CR) capacity, yet unmet need is unknown. Moreover, Canada has CR guidelines, but whether delivery conforms has not been characterized by province/territory. This study aimed ...
    • Cardiac rehabilitation availability and delivery in Europe: How does it differ by region and compare with other high-income countries?: Endorsed by the European Association of Preventive Cardiology. 

      Abreu, Ana; Pesah, Ella; Supervia, Marta; Turk-Adawi, Karam; Bjarnason-Wehrens, Birna; ... more authors ( SAGE Publications , 2019 , Article)
      The aims of this study were to establish cardiac rehabilitation availability and density, as well as the nature of programmes, and to compare these by European region (geoscheme) and with other high-income countries. A ...
    • Cardiac Rehabilitation Availability and Density around the Globe. 

      Turk-Adawi, Karam; Supervia, Marta; Lopez-Jimenez, Francisco; Pesah, Ella; Ding, Rongjing; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2019 , Article)
      Despite the epidemic of cardiovascular disease and the benefits of cardiac rehabilitation (CR), availability is known to be insufficient, although this is not quantified. This study ascertained CR availability, volumes and ...
    • Cardiac rehabilitation costs 

      Moghei, Mahshid; Turk-Adawi, Karam; Isaranuwatchai, Wanrudee; Sarrafzadegan, Nizal; Oh, Paul; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2017 , Article)
      Background Despite the clinical benefits of cardiac rehabilitation (CR) and its cost-effectiveness, it is not widely received. Arguably, capacity could be greatly increased if lower-cost models were implemented. The aims ...
    • Cardiac rehabilitation delivery in Africa 

      Heine, Martin; Turk-Adawi, Karam; Supervia, Marta; Derman, Wayne; Lopez-Jimenez, Francisco; ... more authors ( Clinics Cardive , 2019 , Article)
      As of 2011, the leading cause of premature mortality in Africa is non-communicable rather than communicable disease (HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis). The burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), and cardiovascular disease (CVD) ...
    • Cardiac rehabilitation delivery in low/middle-income countries 

      Pesah E.; Turk-Adawi K.; Supervia M.; Lopez-Jimenez F.; Britto R.; ... more authors ( BMJ Publishing Group , 2019 , Article)
      Objective Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) availability, programme characteristics and barriers are not well-known in low/middle-income countries (LMICs). In this study, they were compared with high-income countries (HICs) and ...
    • Cardiac rehabilitation delivery in low/middle-income countries. 

      Pesah, Ella; Turk-Adawi, Karam; Supervia, Marta; Lopez-Jimenez, Francisco; Britto, Raquel; ... more authors ( BMJ Publishing Group , 2019 , Article)
      Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) availability, programme characteristics and barriers are not well-known in low/middle-income countries (LMICs). In this study, they were compared with high-income countries (HICs) and by CR ...
    • Cardiac Rehabilitation Dose Around the World: Variation and Correlates. 

      Chaves, Gabriela; Turk-Adawi, Karam; Supervia, Marta; Santiago de Araújo Pio, Carolina; Abu-Jeish, Abdel-Hadi; ... more authors ( American Heart Association , 2020 , Article)
      Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is recommended in clinical practice guidelines, but dose prescribed varies highly by country. This study characterized the dose offered in supervised CR programs and alternative models worldwide ...
    • Cardiac rehabilitation in India: Results from the international council of cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation's global audit of cardiac rehabilitation 

      Babu, Abraham Samuel; Turk-Adawi, Karam; Supervia, Marta; Jimenez, Francisco Lopez; Contractor, Aashish; ... more authors ( PMC , 2020 , Article)
      Background: Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is recommended in clinical practice guidelines for comprehensive secondary prevention. While India has a high burden of cardiovascular diseases (CVD), availability and nature of ...
    • Cardiac Rehabilitation in India: Results from the International Council of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation’s Global Audit of Cardiac Rehabilitation 

      Babu, AS; Turk-Adawi, K; Supervia, M; Jimenez, FL; Contractor, A; ... more authors ( Ubiquity Press , 2020 , Article)
      Background: Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is recommended in clinical practice guidelines for comprehensive secondary prevention. While India has a high burden of cardiovascular diseases (CVD), availability and nature of ...
    • Cardiac Rehabilitation Models around the Globe. 

      Lima de Melo Ghisi, Gabriela; Pesah, Ella; Turk-Adawi, Karam; Supervia, Marta; Lopez Jimenez, Francisco; ... more authors ( MDPI , 2018 , Article)
      Alternative models of cardiac rehabilitation (CR) delivery, such as home or community-based programs, have been developed to overcome underutilization. However, their availability and characteristics have never been assessed ...
    • Cardiovascular disease in the Eastern Mediterranean region: epidemiology and risk factor burden 

      Turk-Adawi, Karam; Sarrafzadegan, Nizal; Fadhil, Ibtihal; Taubert, Kathryn; Sadeghi, Masoumeh; ... more authors ( Nature Publishing Group , 2017 , Article Review)
      The Eastern Mediterranean region (EMR) comprises 22 countries or territories spanning from Morocco in the west to Pakistan in the east, and contains a population of almost 600 million people. Like many other developing ...
    • Cardiovascular Risk Among Patients ≥ 65 Years of Age with Parkinson's Disease (From the National Inpatient Sample) 

      Ashraf, Abugroun; Taha, Ahmed; Abdel-Rahman, Manar; Patel, Pragnesh; Ali, Ibtisam; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2020 , Article)
      In this study, we aimed to investigate the relationship between PD and vascular disease and risk factors using a nationally representative sample. The National Inpatient Sample (NIS) was queried for all patients aged ≥ 65 ...
    • Changes in alcohol-related perceptions and behaviour among Vietnamese early career doctors after graduation 

      Nguyen, Thi Thu Huong; Sendall, Marguerite C.; White, Katherine M.; Young, Ross Mc D. ( IOS Press , 2023 , Article)
      BACKGROUND: Vietnamese medical students believe becoming "strong" drinkers is important for their future career working as doctor. However, it is unclear if this is a temporary behaviour associated with life as a student, ...