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A Tailored, Bundle Care Intervention Strategy to Reduce Cardiac Mortality During the Hajj: A Population-Based, Before and After Study.
( SAGE Publications , 2019 , Article)
Hajj is the largest human gathering with over 2 million people. We evaluated the effect of bundle care intervention on mortality. A population-based, before and after study compared the effect of an intervention on mortality. ...
Predictors of Continued Breastfeeding at One Year among Women Attending Primary Healthcare Centers in Qatar: A Cross-Sectional Study
( MDPI , 2018 , Article & Book chapter)
The number of babies in Qatar being exclusively breastfed is significantly lower than the global target set by the World Health Organization. The purpose of this study was to assess knowledge, attitude, and practice (KAP), ...
Obesity and maternal perception: a cross-sectional study of children aged 6 to 8 years in Kuwait
( World Health Organization , 2019 , Article)
Background: Childhood obesity is on the increase in the Middle East. Aims: This study aimed to determine the prevalence of obesity in those aged six to eight years and to investigate maternal perception of child ...
Nature and delivery of cardiac rehabilitation in New Zealand: Are services equitable to other high-income countries?
( New Zealand Medical Association , 2019 , Article)
Aims: To compare the nature and delivery of cardiac rehabilitation (CR) services within New Zealand by island (North vs South; NI, SI), and to other high-income countries (HICs). Methods: In this cross-sectional study, ...
Artificial neural network metamodel for sensitivity analysis in a total hip replacement health economic model.
( Taylor & Francis , 2019 , Article)
: Metamodels have been used to approximate complex simulations and have many applications with sensitivity analysis, optimization, etc. However, their use in health economics is very limited. Application of artificial ...
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( Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins , 2019 , Other)
Exploring risk factors of diarrheal diseases from male workers’ perspectives in Qatar: A qualitative approach.
( Ministry of Public Health , 2019 , Conference Paper)
Background: According to WHO, diarrhea is an infection in the intestinal tract, which can be caused by a variety of bacterial, viral and parasitic organisms. The infection spreads through contaminated food or drinking ...
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 ...
Public practices on antibiotic usage: A cross-sectional study among college students and their family members
( Public Library of Science , 2019 , Article)
Background Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a serious public health problem and a global concern. The inappropriate use of antibiotics has been identified by the World Health Organization as a major risk factor for ...