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    • 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, 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 ...
    • Characteristics of cardiac rehabilitation programs in Latin America and the Caribbean, and estimation of capacity and needs in the region 

      Chacin, A; Grace, Sl; Anchique-Santos, C; Supervia, M; Turk-Adawi, K; ... more authors ( European Society of Cardiology , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      Background Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is an established model of cardiovascular (CV) prevention that has proven benefits. Availability, characteristics and need of CR programs in Latin-American and Caribbean (LAC) countries ...
    • Clinical manifestations associated with acute viral gastroenteritis pathogens among pediatric patients in Qatar. 

      Abdel-Rahman, Manar E; Mathew, Shilu; Al Thani, Asmaa A; Ansari, Khalid Al; Yassine, Hadi M ( Wiley , 2021 , Article)
      Acute gastroenteritis (AGE) remains a significant cause of diarrhea that affects children worldwide. It is usually caused by viral agents, including rotavirus (RV), norovirus (NoV), adenovirus (AdV), astrovirus (AstV), and ...
    • Comparative assessment of fracture risk among osteoporosis and osteopenia patients: a cross-sectional study 

      Tomasevic-Todorovic, Snezana; Vazic, Atina; Issaka, Abukari; Hanna, Fahad ( Dove Medical Press , 2018 , Article)
      Background: Both osteoporosis and osteopenia remain worldwide public health concerns. They both lead to bone fractures, which can lead to disability and burden on those who are afflicted. Objectives: To assess and compare ...
    • Contrasting cardiovascular mortality trends in Eastern Mediterranean populations: Contributions from risk factor changes and treatments 

      Critchley, Julia; Capewell, Simon; O'Flaherty, Martin; Abu-Rmeileh, Niveen; Rastam, Samer; ... more authors ( Elsevier Ireland Ltd , 2016 , Article)
      Background Middle income countries are facing an epidemic of non-communicable diseases, especially coronary heart disease (CHD). We used a validated CHD mortality model (IMPACT) to explain recent trends in Tunisia, Syria, ...
    • The cost-effectiveness of a patient centred pressure ulcer prevention care bundle: Findings from the INTACT cluster randomised trial. 

      Whitty, Jennifer A; McInnes, Elizabeth; Bucknall, Tracey; Webster, Joan; Gillespie, Brigid M; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2017 , Article)
      Pressure ulcers are serious, avoidable, costly and common adverse outcomes of healthcare. To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of a patient-centred pressure ulcer prevention care bundle compared to standard care. Cost-effectiveness ...
    • The Cost-Effectiveness of Using PARO, a Therapeutic Robotic Seal, to Reduce Agitation and Medication Use in Dementia: Findings from a Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial. 

      Mervin, Merehau C; Moyle, Wendy; Jones, Cindy; Murfield, Jenny; Draper, Brian; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2018 , Article)
      To examine the within-trial costs and cost-effectiveness of using PARO, compared with a plush toy and usual care, for reducing agitation and medication use in people with dementia in long-term care. An economic evaluation, ...
    • Covid-19: Challenges & Perspectives 

      Al-Emadi, Talal; Bouras, Abdelaziz; Doi, Suhail; Tang, Patrick; Benslimane, Fatiha; ... more authors ( College of Medicine - Qatar University , 2020 , Video)
      A Virtual Conference to shed light on the QU's prominent trends and research efforts addressing Corona virus.
    • COVID-19: Modeling, AI and Innovative Technologies to Flatten the Curve 

      Al-Ali, Abdulla Khalid; MISIR, Mustafa; Al-Ali, Abdulaziz Khalid; Shraim, Mujahed; Khattab, Tamer Mohamed; ... more authors ( College of Engineering - Qatar University , 2020 , Video)
    • Delivering Tobacco Cessation Content in the Middle East Through Interprofessional Learning 

      El-Awaisi, Alla; Awaisu, Ahmed; El Hajj, Maguy Saffouh; Alemrayat, Bayan; Al-Jayyousi, Ghadir; ... more authors ( American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy , 2017 , Article)
      Objective. To explore the attitudes of pharmacy, pharmacy technician, medical, and public health students before and after an IPE activity that focused on smoking cessation in the Middle East. Methods. A pre-post intervention ...