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    • Factors Affecting Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking among University Students in Qatar. 

      Al-Jayyousi, Ghadir Fakhri; Kurdi, Rana; Islam, Nazmul; Alhussaini, Nour Waleed Zuhair; Awada, Sawsan; ... more authors ( Taylor and Francis , 2021 , Article)
      Recent data show an increase in the prevalence of waterpipe tobacco smoking (WTS) among university students in the Arab Gulf region alongside an attitude of social acceptability and a perception that WTS is less harmful ...
    • Factors associated with hypertension in Pakistan: A systematic review and meta-analysis 

      Riaz, Muhammad; Shah, Ghazala; Asif, Muhammad; Shah, Asma; Adhikari, Kaustubh; ... more authors ( Public Library of Scienc , 2021 , Article)
      Copyright: © 2021 Riaz et al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided ...
    • Factors Influencing Public Attitudes towards COVID-19 Vaccination: A Scoping Review Informed by the Socio-Ecological Model 

      Al-Jayyousi, Ghadir; Sherbash, Mohamed Abdelhady Mabrouk; Ali, Lamees Abdullah Mohammed; El-Heneidy, Asmaa; Alhussaini, Nour Waleed Zuhair; ... more authors ( MDPI , 2021 , Article)
      Major hindrances to getting a COVID-19 vaccine include vaccine hesitancy, skepticism, refusal, and anti-vaccine movements. Several studies have been conducted on attitudes of the public towards COVID-19 vaccines and the ...
    • Foam dressings for treating pressure injuries in patients of any age in any care setting: An abridged Cochrane systematic review 

      Walker, Rachel M; Gillespie, Brigid M; Thalib, Lukman; Higgins, Niall S; Whitty, Jennifer A ( Elsevier Ltd. , 2018 , Article)
      Pressure injuries are localised areas of injury to the skin and/or underlying tissues. To assess foam dressings compared to other dressings in healing pressure injuries. Systematic review and meta-analysis DATA SOURCES: ...
    • Foam dressings for treating pressure ulcers 

      Walker, Rachel M; Gillespie, Brigid M; Thalib, Lukman; Higgins, Niall S; Whitty, Jennifer A ( John Wiley & Sons, Ltd , 2017 , Article)
      Background: Pressure ulcers, also known as pressure injuries and bed sores, are localised areas of injury to the skin or underlying tissues, or both. Dressings made from a variety of materials, including foam, are used to ...
    • Following Interprofessional Education: Health Education Students’ Experience in a Primary Interprofessional Care Setting 

      Al-Jayyousi, Ghadir Fakhri; Abdul Rahim, Hanan; Hassan, Diana Alsayed; Awada, Sawsan Mohammed ( Dovepress , 2021 , Article)
      Background: There is an accelerating need for interprofessional education (IPE) in the Public Health field, as healthcare providers become diverse and multi-disciplinary. Public Health students with health education ...
    • Frailty predicts adverse outcomes in older patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). From the National Inpatient Sample 

      Ashraf, Abugroun; Daoud, Hussein; Hallak, Osama; Abdel-Rahman, Manar E.; Klein, Lloyd W. ( Elsevier , 2021 , Article)
      ObjectiveWe aimed to study the impact of frailty on the outcome of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedures. MethodsThe National Inpatient Sample (NIS) database was queried for all patients aged ≥65 years ...
    • From text to e-text: perceptions of medical, dental and allied students about e-learning 

      Ayesha, Fahim; Rana, Sadia; Haider, Irsam; Jalil, Varda; Atif, Saira; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2022 , Article)
      ObjectiveMore than a year ago, Pakistan like the rest of the word, was hit by a global pandemic, due to which students of higher education had to accept the new era and adapt to the electronic learning environment for the ...
    • Funding sources and costs to deliver cardiac rehabilitation around the globe: Drivers and barriers. 

      Moghei, Mahshid; Pesah, Ella; Turk-Adawi, Karam; Supervia, Marta; Jimenez, Francisco Lopez; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2018 , Article)
      Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) reach is minimal globally, primarily due to financial factors. This study characterized CR funding sources, cost to patients to participate, cost to programs to serve patients, and the drivers ...
    • General practitioner use of a C-reactive protein point-of-care test to help target antibiotic prescribing in patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (the PACE study): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. 

      Bates, Janine; Francis, Nick A; White, Patrick; Gillespie, David; Thomas-Jones, Emma; ... more authors ( BioMed Central , 2017 , Article)
      Most patients presenting with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD) in primary care are prescribed an antibiotic, which may not always be appropriate and may cause harm. C-reactive protein ...
    • Geographical outcome disparities in infection occurrence after colorectal surgery: An analysis of 58,096 colorectal surgical procedures 

      Bagheri, Nasser; Furuya-Kanamori, Luis; Doi, Suhail A.R.; Clements, Archie C.A.; Sedrakyan, Art ( Elsevier Ltd , 2017 , Article)
      Background Despite improved surgical practices and in-hospital surveillance systems, surgical site infections remain a major public health problem worldwide and often require readmission to hospital. The aim was to apply ...
    • Global incidence of Necrotizing Enterocolitis: a systematic review and Meta-analysis 

      Alsaied, Amer; Islam, Nazmul; Thalib, Lukman ( BMC , 2020 , Article)
      Background: Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), yet the global incidence of NEC has not been systematically evaluated. We conducted a ...
    • Global prevalence and incidence of pressure injuries in hospitalised adult patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis 

      Zhaoyu, Li; Lin, Frances; Thalib, Lukman; Chaboyer, Wendy ( Elsevier , 2020 , Article)
      BackgroundPressure injuries are frequently occurred adverse events in hospitals, affecting the well-being of patients and causing considerable financial burden to healthcare systems. However, the estimates of prevalence, ...
    • Global, regional, and national age-sex-specific mortality and life expectancy, 1950-2017: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 

      Dicker D.; Nguyen G.; Abate D.; Abate K.H.; Abay S.M.; ... more authors ( Elsevier B.V. , 2018 , Article)
      Background Assessments of age-specific mortality and life expectancy have been done by the UN Population Division, Department of Economics and Social Affairs (UNPOP), the United States Census Bureau, WHO, and as part of ...
    • Harm Perception and Attitudes towards E-cigarette Use Among Qatar University Students: A Cross-Sectional Study 

      Kurdi, Rana; Abdul Rahim, Hanan; Al-Jayyousi, Ghadir; Yaseen, Manar; Ali, Aetefeh; ... more authors ( Qatar University Press , 2021 , Poster)
      Background: Electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) use is becoming popular worldwide especially among youth. Research reported that university students have poor knowledge and misconceptions about the health risks of e-cigarettes, ...
    • Health in times of uncertainty in the eastern Mediterranean region, 1990–2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013 

      Mokdad, Ali H; Forouzanfar, Mohammad Hossein; Daoud, Farah; El Bcheraoui, Charbel; Moradi-Lakeh, Maziar; ... more authors ( Elsevier, Ltd , 2016 , Article)
      Background: The eastern Mediterranean region is comprised of 22 countries: Afghanistan, Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, ...
    • Health sciences students' and instructors' perceptions of the emergency switch to virtual internship amid the COVID-19 pandemic: A case from Qatar 

      Bawadi, Hiba; Abdul Rahim, Hanan; Moawad, Joyce; Shami, Rula; Du, Xiangyun; ... more authors ( Frontiers Media , 2022 , Article)
      In efforts to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, health colleges at Qatar University shifted their clinical training to virtual internships (VI) and project-based learning (PBL). The shift was new to students and faculty alike, ...
    • Health-related maternal practices of immigrant Muslim mothers in the United State 

      Al jayyousi, Ghadir; Myers-Bowman, Karen ( Taylor & Francis , 2019 , Article)
      This study examines maternal practices of immigrant Muslim mothers in the United States to understand how they share their health values with their American Muslim adolescent daughters. The maternal practices were studied ...
    • Herpes simplex virus type 1 epidemiology in Latin America and the Caribbean: Systematic review and meta-analytics 

      Sukik L.; Alyafei M.; Harfouche M.; Abu-Raddad L.J. ( Public Library of Science , 2019 , Article)
      Objectives To investigate the epidemiology of herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) in Latin America and the Caribbean. Methods Systematic review and meta-analytics guided by the Cochrane Collaboration Handbook and reported ...
    • Hospital effect on infections after four major surgeries: Outlier and volume-outcome analysis using all-inclusive state data 

      Furuya-Kanamori, Luis; Doi, Suhail A.R.; Smith, Paul N.; Bagheri, Nasser; Clements, Archie C.A.; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2017 , Article)
      Hospital volume is known to have a direct impact on outcomes of major surgeries. However, it is unclear if the evidence applies specifically to surgical site infections. To determine if there are procedure-specific hospital ...