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Why does the adverse effect of inappropriate MRI for LBP vary by geographic location? An exploratory analysis.
( BMC , 2019 , Article)
Early magnetic resonance imaging (eMRI) for nonspecific low back pain (LBP) not adherent to clinical guidelines is linked with prolonged work disability. Although the prevalence of eMRI for occupational LBP varies substantially ...
Vascular access types in hemodialysis patients in palestine and factors affecting their distribution: A cross-sectional study
( Medknow Publications , 2019 , Article)
The incidence of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients is increasing considerably worldwide, and most of the patients start their therapy by hemodialysis (HD). Arteriovenous fistula (AVF) is the best type of vascular ...
Pulse versus daily oral Alfacalcidol treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism in hemodialysis patients: a randomized controlled trial.
( Dove Medical Press , 2018 , Article)
Secondary hyperparathyroidism is a common complication of chronic kidney disease and is managed using vitamin D replacement therapy. Very few studies have examined the effectiveness of pulse alfacalcidol therapy in comparison ...
Serum vitamin D concentrations are inversely related to prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Qatari women.
( Wiley , 2019 , Article)
Hypovitaminosis D has reached epidemic proportions in Qatar. Vitamin D is linked to several cardiometabolic diseases such as metabolic syndrome (MetSyn), diabetes, and atherosclerosis. It is not known if vitamin D status ...
The lived experiences of frontline nurses during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic in Qatar: A qualitative study
( Wiley , 2021 , Article)
This study aims to explore the lived experiences of frontline nurses providing nursing care for COVID-19 patients in Qatar. Qualitative, Phenomenological. Nurses were recruited from a designated COVID-19 facility using ...
Reinforcement learning-based decision support system for COVID-19
( 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 ...
A review of mathematical model-based scenario analysis and interventions for COVID-19
( 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 ...
The effects of Ramadan fasting on clinical and biochemical markers among hemodialysis patients: A prospective cohort study.
( Public Library of Science , 2019 , Article)
Ramadan fasting is compulsory for all healthy adult Muslims. Although sick people are exempted from Ramadan fasting, some patients such as hemodialysis patients prefer to fast during Ramadan. The effect of Ramadan fasting ...
COVID-19: Modeling, AI and Innovative Technologies to Flatten the Curve
( College of Engineering - Qatar University , 2020 , Video)
The relationship between smartphone use and dry eye disease: A systematic review with a narrative synthesis.
( 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 ...