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    • QATCHEPP: A quality assessment tool for critical health promotion practice 

      O'Hara, Lily; Taylor, Jane ( Frontiers Media , 2023 , Article)
      Background: The origins of health promotion are based in critical practice; however, health promotion practice is still dominated by selective biomedical and behavioral approaches, which are insufficient to reduce health ...
    • QCovSML: A reliable COVID-19 detection system using CBC biomarkers by a stacking machine learning model 

      Tawsifur, Rahman; Khandakar, Amith; Abir, Farhan Fuad; Faisal, Md Ahasan Atick; Hossain, Md Shafayet; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2022 , Article)
      The reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test is considered the current gold standard for the detection of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), although it suffers from some shortcomings, namely comparatively ...
    • A Qualitative Exploration of Health Profession Students’ Experiences of Resilience and Burnout Using the Coping Reservoir Model during the COVID-19 Pandemic 

      El-Awaisi, Alla; Ismail, Sara; Sulaiman, Ruba; Kane, Tanya; El Hajj, Maguy Saffouh; ... more authors ( Taylor & Francis , 2023 , Article)
      Phenomenon: The Coping Reservoir Model is a useful theoretical and analytical framework through which to examine student resilience and burnout. This model conceptualizes wellbeing as a reservoir which is filled or drained ...
    • Qualitative study measuring the usability of the International Cardiac Rehabilitation Registry 

      Abukhadijah, Hana J.; Turk-Adawi, Karam I.; Dewart, Nora; Grace, Sherry L. ( BMJ Publishing Group , 2022 , Article)
      OBJECTIVE: Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is a comprehensive model of secondary preventive care. There is a wide variety in implementation characteristics globally, and hence quality control is paramount. Thus, the International ...
    • Quality of life for kidney transplant recipients and hemodialysis patients in Palestine: a cross-sectional study 

      Sarhan, Adnan Lutfi; Jarareh, Raya H; Shraim, Mujahed ( BMC , 2021 , Article)
      Health related quality of life (HRQOL) is an important indicator of medical treatment and is a strong predictor of disability and mortality. The literature has shown mixed evidence about whether kidney transplantation ...
    • Quality of life, sleep quality, depression, anxiety, stress, eating habits, and social bounds in nurses during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic in qatar (The PROTECTOR study): A cross-sectional, comparative study 

      Nashwan, Abdulqadir J.; Villar, Ralph C.; Al-Qudimat, Ahmad R.; Kader, Nisha; Alabdulla, Majid; ... more authors ( MDPI , 2021 , Article)
      There have been numerous concerns regarding the physical and mental health of nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Stress, sleep deprivation, anxiety, and depression potentiated nurses’ vulnerability to poor eating habits. ...
    • Rapid Exclusion of COVID Infection With the Artificial Intelligence Electrocardiogram 

      Zachi I., Attia; Kapa, Suraj; Dugan, Jennifer; Pereira, Naveen; Noseworthy, Peter A.; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2021 , Article)
      ObjectiveTo rapidly exclude severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection using artificial intelligence applied to the electrocardiogram (ECG). MethodsA global, volunteer consortium from 4 continents ...
    • Rates of recurrent positive SARS-CoV-2 swab results among patients attending primary care in Qatar 

      Hamed, Ehab; Sedeeq, Saad; Alnuaimi, Ahmed Sameer; Syed, Mohamed; ElHamid, Mohamed Abd; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2021 , Article)
      We read with interest the work of COCOREC (Collaborative study COvid RECurrences) study group.1 Recurrent positive rt-PCR results for SARS-CoV-2 infection were reported from early in the epidemic.1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , ...
    • Reinforcement learning-based decision support system for COVID-19 

      Padmanabhan, Regina; Meskin, Nader; Khattab, Tamer; Shraim, Mujahed; Al-Hitmi, Mohammed ( Elsevier , 2021 , Article)
      Globally, informed decision on the most effective set of restrictions for the containment of COVID-19 has been the subject of intense debates. There is a significant need for a structured dynamic framework to model and ...
    • Relation of Age to Survival in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea who Develop an Acute Coronary Event (From The National Inpatient Sample) 

      Ashraf, Abugroun; Patel, Pragnesh; Natarajan, Sameera; Elawad, Ahmed; Gaznabi, Safwan; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2020 , Article)
      This study was undertaken to investigate whether obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) produces a survival advantage in acute coronary syndrome (ACS), and to evaluate the mechanism of any benefit, including the impact of age and ...
    • The relationship between smartphone use and dry eye disease: A systematic review with a narrative synthesis. 

      Al-Marri, Khaloud; Al-Qashoti, Maha; Al-Zoqari, Hissa; Elshaikh, Usra; Naqadan, Alya; ... more authors ( Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins , 2021 , Article)
      Emerging research findings suggest a potential relationship between smartphone use (SPU) and dry eye disease (DED), which has not been systematically reviewed. The aim of this study was to systematically review and synthesize ...
    • Relative infectiousness of SARS-CoV-2 vaccine breakthrough infections, reinfections, and primary infections. 

      Abu-Raddad, Laith J; Chemaitelly, Hiam; Ayoub, Houssein H; Tang, Patrick; Coyle, Peter; ... more authors ( Springer , 2022 , Article)
      SARS-CoV-2 breakthrough infections in vaccinated individuals and in those who had a prior infection have been observed globally, but the transmission potential of these infections is unknown. The RT-qPCR cycle threshold ...
    • Repositioning for pressure injury prevention in adults. 

      Gillespie, Brigid M; Walker, Rachel M; Latimer, Sharon L; Thalib, Lukman; Whitty, Jennifer A; ... more authors ( John Wiley & Sons , 2020 , Article)
      A pressure injury (PI), also referred to as a 'pressure ulcer', or 'bedsore', is an area of localised tissue damage caused by unrelieved pressure, friction, or shearing on any part of the body. Immobility is a major risk ...
    • Repositioning of the global epicentre of non-optimal cholesterol 

      Taddei, Cristina; Zhou, Bin; Bixby, Honor; Carrillo-Larco, Rodrigo M.; Danaei, Goodarz; ... more authors ( Nature Research , 2020 , Article)
      High blood cholesterol is typically considered a feature of wealthy western countries1,2. However, dietary and behavioural determinants of blood cholesterol are changing rapidly throughout the world3 and countries are using ...
    • The Reproductive Agency Scale (RAS-17): Development and validation in a cross-sectional study of pregnant Qatari and non-Qatari Arab Women 

      Yount, Kathryn M.; James-Hawkins, Laurie; Abdul Rahim, Hanan F. ( BMC , 2020 , Article)
      © 2020 The Author(s). Background: Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 5 prioritizes women's empowerment and gender equality, alone and as drivers of other SDGs. Efforts to validate universal measures of women's empowerment ...
    • A Review of Cardiac Rehabilitation Delivery Around the World. 

      Pesah, Ella; Marta, Supervia; Karam, Turk-Adawi; Sherry, Grace ( WB Saunders , 2017 , Article)
      Herein, 28 publications describing cardiac rehabilitation (CR) delivery in 50 of the 113 countries globally suspected to deliver it are reviewed, to characterize the nature of services. Government funding was the main ...
    • A review of climate change in South East Asian Countries and human health: Impacts, vulnerability, adaptation, and mitigation 

      Gamage, Anuji Upekshika; Pearson, Dess; Hanna, Fahad ( World Health Organization , 2016 , Article)
      Climate Change (CC) is one of the most significant global environmental challenges humanity has faced. The most dominant causative factors due to human activity are emissions of greenhouse-gasses (GHG) from the combustion ...
    • A review of mathematical model-based scenario analysis and interventions for COVID-19 

      Regina, Padmanabhan; Abed, Hadeel S.; Meskin, Nader; Khattab, Tamer; Shraim, Mujahed; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2021 , Article)
      Mathematical model-based analysis has proven its potential as a critical tool in the battle against COVID-19 by enabling better understanding of the disease transmission dynamics, deeper analysis of the cost-effectiveness ...
    • A review of technical and quality assessment considerations of audio-visual and web-conferencing focus groups in qualitative health research 

      Bawadi, Hiba; Elshami, Sara; Awaisu, Ahmed; Al-Jayyousi, Ghadir Fakhri; Ashfaq, Shuja; ... more authors (2023 , Article)
      The transition from the conventional approach to an online setting in conducting focus groups (FGs) for qualitative research is an increasingly adopted approach in health-related research. The purpose of this narrative ...
    • Risk of wheezing and asthma exacerbation in children treated with paracetamol versus ibuprofen: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials 

      Sherbash, Mohamed; Furuya-Kanamori, Luis; Nader, Joanne Daghfal; Thalib, Lukman ( BMC , 2020 , Article)
      Background Paracetamol and ibuprofen are the most commonly used medications for fever and pain management in children. While the efficacy appears similar with both drugs, there are contradictory findings related to adverse ...