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    • 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 ...
    • The role of community pharmacists in depression management: a survey of attitudes, practices and perceived barriers 

      Shami, Rula; Alam, Mohammed Fasihul; ElHajj, Maguy Saffouh ( Springer , 2021 , Article)
      Background Community pharmacists play a significant role in depression care. Depression is a health priority in national health strategies around the world, including in Qatar. Objective To describe current practices, ...
    • The Role of Copper Intake in the Development and Management of Type 2 Diabetes: A Systematic Review 

      Eljazzar, Sereen; Abu-Hijleh, Haya; Alkhatib, Dana; Sokary, Sara; Ismail, Shrooq; ... more authors ( MDPI , 2023 , Article Review)
      Diabetes mellitus is a worldwide public health issue with numerous complications. Several risk factors are associated with diabetes, mainly due to patients following an unhealthy lifestyle. Copper is a crucial trace element, ...
    • The Role of Web-Based Adaptive Choice-Based Conjoint Analysis Technology in Eliciting Patients’ Preferences for Osteoarthritis Treatment 

      Al-Omari, Basem; Farhat, Joviana; Shraim, Mujahed ( Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI) , 2023 , Article)
      Objective: To assess the feasibility of using adaptive choice-based conjoint (ACBC) analysis to elicit patients’ preferences for pharmacological treatment of osteoarthritis (OA), patients’ satisfaction with completing the ...
    • Safety profile comparison of chimeric live attenuated and Vero cell-derived inactivated Japanese encephalitis vaccines through an active surveillance system in Australia 

      Islam, Nazmul; Lau, Colleen; Leeb, Alan; Mills, Deborah; Furuya-Kanamori, Luis ( Taylor and Francis , 2022 , Article)
      Limited information is available about post-marketing safety of Japanese encephalitis (JE) vaccines. Using data from SmartVax, an active surveillance system for monitoring vaccine safety, adverse events following immunizations ...
    • Salt intake, blood pressure, and socioeconomic disparities among government employees in Sri Lanka: a cross-sectional study 

      Gamage, Anuji Upekshika =; De Alwis Seneviratne, Rohini; Hanna, Fahad S. ( Qatar University , 2017 , Article)
      Our study estimated salt intake, examined the association between blood pressure (BP) and salt intake, and explored the socioeconomic variations in salt intake among administrators (government employees). This is a ...
    • SARS-CoV-2 re-infection: a case report from Qatar 

      AlFehaidi, Alanoud; Ahmad, Syed Ali; Hamed, Ehab ( Elsevier , 2021 , Article)
      We read with interest the study of Gousseff et al.1 The study reported a second acute COVID-19 episode in 11 patients. A novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) caused a pandemic end of 2019. Common signs of SARS-CoV-2 include ...