Acrhives June 2003 - December 2013

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July 2003 - Volume 1, Issue 1


AGING MECHANISMS: from genetics to daily functioning
Jean-Pierre MICHEL, François HERRMANN and Jean-Marie ROBINE

The rising need for Evidence Based Medicine
Dr ABEER KHALED AL - BAHO

Persistent culture negative neutrocytic ascites in a patient with cardiac cirrhosis
Fadi H. Mourad, Tammam El Khalil, Ghassan Al-Awar, Maurice Khuri

Cancer Screening: Knowledge and Attitudes of Louisiana Family Practice Residents
Roger Zoorob, Victor Weaver, Lora Langefels, Michele Larzelere

Cardiac Rehabilitation- The Family Physician's Primer
ALYKHAN SM ABDULLA, FAIZA ABDULLA

Family practice in Turkey: Past, Present and Future
Fusun Ersoy, Ilhami Unluoglu

A general overview of medical education and faculty development programs in Turkey
Fusun Ersoy

Rarity of carcinoma of the prostate in Yemeni patients and reshufflement in prostate carcinoma strategy
Hussain M. Alkaff, Fayez Saleh AL-Hoshaishy

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October 2003 - Volume 1, Issue 2

Smoking Cessation interventions: behavioural interventions
Mohammed H. AL-Doghether


Smoking Cessation interventions: pharmacological interventions
Mohammed H. AL-Doghether


Bahraini school teacher knowledge of asthma
Faisal A. Latif Alnasir


The role of family physicians in managing depression
Homoud Fahad Al-Zuabi, Mai H. Al-Suwayan


Exercise and pregnancy
Aly Abdulla, Faiza Abdulla


A practical approach to women's health problems in Pakistan
Manzoor Butt


Mother health in Turkey
Tamer Edirne, Fusun Ersoy, Hakan Yaman


Progress in Family Medicine in Slovenia


How to provide effective smoking advice - in less than a minute without offending the patient
John Litt


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January 2004 - Vol 2, Issue 1


Determinants of prescribing for the elderly in a Primary Health Care Setting

Parasitic infections in Kuwait: A study based on a Primary Care Center


Reducing Parental Expectations for Antibiotics in Children under treatment for respiratory tract infection


The Use of Mesh in Hernia repair, risk management and the advantages of day surgery


Prescribing - What's all the Fuss ?


Physicians and Stress: Highlights and Prevention


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March 2004 - Vol 2, Issue 2

Knowledge and attitudes of female university students, in Sharjah, about breast feeding
Noura Al suwaidi, Najla Sajwani


Pattern and factors affecting pap smear tests in Nablus: A retrospective study
Samar Ghazal Musmar


The knowledge, attitude and practice of Pap smears among local school teachers in Sharjah district
Nseem Mohamed Bakheit, Amal Ibrahim Bu Haroon


Erectile dysfunction
Paul Arduca


Evaluation of physicians and paramedical doctor's viewpoints on the family physician as a lost link in the medical system of Iran
S.H.Kavari, A.Keshtkaran


Hyperventilation syndrome
Turan Set, Nezih Dagdeviren, Zekeriya Akturk, Cahit Ozer


Evaluation of Antithrombin in Trauma patients
Cahfer GÜLOGLU, Mustafa ALDEMIR, Mustafa UGU, Murat ORAK, Ismail Hamdi KARA, Yusuf YAGMU.

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May 2004 - Vol 2, Issue 3

Effects of IUD (Intrauterine Device) on reproductive tract infection (RTI) in the Northern West Bank
Samar Ghazal/Musmar, Mohammed Musmar, Mariam Amer Isma’el AL-Tell,


Prevention of post partum haemorrhage by rectal misoprostal. A randomised controlled trial
Ibrahim Ayyad, Adnan Abu Omar


Evaluation of acute cases of SO2 gas poisoning due to reaction of sodium hydrosulfite with water
Cahfer Güloglua, Ali Kemal Kadiroglu, Ismail Hamdi KARA


Barriers to smoking cessation: Results of a survey among Family Practice patients
Waris Qidwai


Measles epidemics in Turkey and developing countries: Review of the literature
Ismail Hamdi Kara, Ali Ceylan, Hamit Acemoglu.


Physical activity patterns of Turkish adolescents: Influence of some social factors
Zekeriya Akturk, Nezih Dagdeviren, Cahit Özer, Alican Dalkilic

Epidemiology of self-dependence among the Kuwaiti elderly population of the Abdullah Al-Salem area
Abeer Khaled Al-Baho


A failure of Healthcare Delivery System: lessons to be learnt from Clinical Practice
Waris Qidwai


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July 2004 - Vol 2, Issue 4


The Impact of Educational Play on Fine Motor Skills of Children
Mojgan Farahbod


Prevalence and Epidemiological Risk Factors of Obesity in Turkey
B Murat YALÇIN, E Melih SAHIN, Esra YALÇIN


Common Genetics and Metabolic Diseases in Saudi Arabia
Aida Al Aqeel


Eat Less, Walk More
Melissa Carapetis, Patrick Phillips

Health and Wellness
Michael Ellis


Male Breast Cancer
Elias A Sarru', Faysal Mudarris, Samir S Amr


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December 2004 - Volume, 2, Issue 5


The length of hospital stay of Home Health Care patients at King Khalid National Guard Hospital, Jeddah, 1999.
Nisreen A. Jastaniah , Fahad Al-Tayyeb , Bakar Bin Sadeq.


Evaluation of Patients with Hypertension in the light of the JNC 7 Report: Use of Combination and Individualized Therapy is Unsatisfactory
Selcuk Mistik, Ramazan Topsakal, Zekeriya Akturk, Gursel Ates, Cahit Ozer


Diagnosis and Management of Dementia
David G. Clark, Jeffrey L. Cummings


Urogenital atrophy in climacteric women: Menopause or Geripause?
Diaa E. E. Rizk, Mohamed A. Fahim, Hazem A. Hassan


Is voiding cystourethrogram necessary in Febrile Infant with normal renal ultrasound?
Fahad Alanezi, Mohammad Otaibi, Khalid Abdualgani


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March 2005 - Volume, 3, Issue 1

Risk factors, diseases and socio-demographic background distribution among attendants of health promotion clinic at capital health region, Kuwait
Ibrahim S Al-Eisa, Adel M Al-Terkit, Manal S Al-Mutar,Mohamed S Azab, Maged M Radwan


CCU bed requested by hospital emergency from the emergency medical services in Shiraz University Medical Sciences
S. Habibollah Kavari


Neuro-develomental outcome at 12 months in preterm infants with post-hemorrhagic ventriculomegaly, hydrocephalus and paraventricular
Mohammed Owaidha, Fahad Alanezi, Enaam Alnakkas


A special editorial on trauma: A large scale randomised controlled trial is needed.
Ian Roberts


Anti-fibrinolytic agents in traumatic haemorrhage: A large scale randomised controlled trial is needed.
Tim Coats, Beverley Hunt, Ian Roberts, Haleema Shakur


Problems during Pregnancy & Labour in Pakistan
Manzoor Butt


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May 2005 - Volume, 3, Issue 2

Physicians smoke as much as their patients in Turkey
Sahin EM, Ozer C, Dagdeviren N, Akturk Z


The comparison of Nurses' individual problems in C.C.U. and Emergency wards
Seyed Hbibolah Kavari. Ali Keshtkaran

The Prevalence of Diabetic Retinopathy and their Risk Factors in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Al-Naeem area (Kuwait)
Farhan KH Al-Shammari, Osama Al-Meraghi, Alfred Nasif, Saad Al-Otaibi


Use of drugs for diabetic neuropathy in a group of Turkish diabetic patients
Selcuk Mistik, Dilek Toprak, Murat Aksu


Restless Legs Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movements in Sleep: a review for family physicians
Abdullah Alsaeedi, Farhan kh. Alshammari


Basic Nutrition: What Patients Know and Don't Know
Michele Larzelere, Sam Marchand, Harry Chen, Bertrand Tillery, Roger Zoorob


The survey of effective factors on different practical failure methods of family planning in women referred to health centers
Seyed Hbibolah Kavari, Ali Keshtkaran


The evaluation of quantitative heel ultrasound measurements in hemodialysis and continuous peritoneal dialysis patients
Ismail Hamdi KARA, Mehmet Emin YILMAZ, Kenan TURGUTALP, 4 Alparslan TUZCU, Ali Kemal KADIROGLU.


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July 2005 - Volume, 3, Issue 3

Job Satisfaction of Primary Health Care Physicians at Capital Health Region, Kuwait
Ibrahim S Al-Eisa, Manal S Al-Mutar, Huda K Al-Abduljalil


Patient Expectation of General Practitioner care
Javid Hamid Farooqi


Patients' Satisfaction with Primary Health Care Services at Capital Health Region, Kuwait
Ibrahim S Al-Eisa, Manal S Al-Mutar, Maged M Radwan, Adel M Al-Terkit


Prevalence of intestinal parasites among expatriate workers In Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia
Nada A. Abahussain


Update on therapy for acute and chronic heart failure for family physicians. Ethyl Malonic Aciduria
Abdullah Alsaeedi, Dr. Rashed Alhamdan


Case Report: Encephalopathy with Respiratory Failure and Nephrotic Syndrome Rare Presentation
Mohammed Owaidha Al-Ajmi, Satheesh Kalanthra Kutty


Burnout among High School Teachers in Turkey
Yeltekin Demirel, Nuran Güler, Aydin Toktamis, Deniz Özdemir, R. Erol Sezer


An Implementation for Integration of Cervical Smear Screening with Family Planning Services in the District of Diyarbakir Province of Turkey 2001
Ali Ceylan, Meliksah ERTEM, Nihal Kilinc, Ali Kemal UZUNLAR, Veysi ÖZKAYNAK


Paediatric Retinal Detachment, is it a real clinical challenge?
Ayman Sami Madanat, Thabit Ali Abdullah Mustafa


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September 2005 - Volume, 3, Issue 4
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Prevalence of Otalgia in Patients with Temporomandibular Disorders
Riyad AL-Habahbeh, Wajdi AL-Zioud, Nemer AL-Khtoum

Patient Satisfaction 18 months After a Two-day Quadruple Therapy for Helicobacter Pylori
Serpil AYDIN, Tankut KOSEOGLU, Canan AGALAR

The Prevalence of Hepatitis B Carrier State
Hussein Azzam Al-Bataineh

Total Quality Management for Turkish Primary Care Current Status and Suggestions
Serpil AYDIN, Yuksel HATIRLI, Fusun ERSOY

Vaccination Practice in Saudi Arabia: Is it Safe?
Bader Almustafa, Abdul Rauf Mohammed, Ghazi Al-Qatari

Change in Medical Students' Opinions and Attitudes Towards Mental Illness
Selcuk Mistik, Tayfun Turan

Antibiotic Sensitivity Profile of Common Bacterial Pathogens in Dubai - A study of 107 cases.
Bell Raj Eapen, Murali Srinivasan, Geetanjali Bhas

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November 2005 - Volume, 3, Issue 5
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Correlation of rhinosinusitis with bronchial asthma
Nemer Al-Khtoum, Amin Al-Qudeh

ECG interpretation skills of family physicians: A comparison with internists and untrained physicians
Dagdeviren N, kturk Z, Set T, Ozer C, Mistik S, Durmus B, Unluoglu I

Efficacy of chlorhexidine mouthwash as an oral antiseptic - An invivo study on 20 patients
Murali Srinivasan, Bell Raj Eapen, Geethanjali Bhas, Cyril Kumar T

Facial pain, a common clinical condition, usually missed by clinicians as a psychosomatic disorder
Medyan Al-Rousan

Complementary and alternative medicine training in medical schools: Half of residents and professors agree that it should be taught
Selcuk Mistik, Dilek Toprak, Cem Evereklioglu, Ahmet Ozturk

Methods of management in hospital of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences: the development of suitable pattern
Seyed Habibollah Kavari

Case study - Ethyl malonic aciduria
Ahmed Mansour Jebara

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January 2006 - Vol 4, Issue 1
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GP's knowledge and attitude towards anxiety and depression in Abu Dhabi

Vaginal birth after caesarean section

Cefpodoxime versus trimethorim - sulfamethoxazole for short-term therapy of uncomplicated acute cystitis in girls

How does family medicine clerkship affect the attitudes to family medicine specialization?

Management of the hospitalized patient with sleep disordered breathing

Study of nursing care of cardiac patients in C.C.U. and A&E, and the role of education and effective training in the optimization of the quality of healthcare in both departments

Estimation of Body Mass Index in Daquq district

Bilateral Epistaxis after face washing in a pond in a two year old child


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March 2006 - Vol 4, Issue 2
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Microbiological study of urinary tract infection in children at Princess Haya Hospital in South of Jordan

An Audit for Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment and Management in a Rural Primary Health Center in Abu Dhabi

Attitude of Patients with Gynaecologic Malignancies in Selecting Alternative and Complementary Therapies

Study of Evaluation of Outbreak of Cigarette Smoking and Age Distribution of First smoking
Experience among High School and Pre-University Students

Child Physical Abuse: A Five Case Report

Risk Factors for Central and Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion

Low Dose of Droperidol in Vitreoretinal Surgery

Primary care management of adult lateral neck masses
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May 2006 - Vol 4, Issue 3
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Epidemiology of Acute Respiratory Tract Infections (ARI) among Children Under Five Years Old Attending Tikrit General Teaching Hospital

Serum Lipid Levels in Tehranian people

Foot abnormalities in diabetics: prevalence and predictors in Basrha

Herbal Treatment Usage Frequency, Types and Preferences in Turkey

The pattern of Interpersonal Relationship in University students in Persian culture
Health Care System in Pakistan

Comparative study of local infiltration of bupivacaine and parenteral administration of diclofenac sodium for post tonsillectomy pain in adults

Progressive Sensori-neural Hearing Loss and it's Relation with Normal Tension Glaucoma

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July 2006 - Vol 4, Issue 4
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Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): Evidence-Based Approach

Acceptance of self-treatment in Hemophilic Patient: A Training Method

A Study of Depression Prevalence in Nurses and It's Effective Factors in Shiraz Namazi Hospital

Home Health Care Team Members

Call for a Middle East Center of Disease Control

Skilled Health Workers - A Solution to Primary Health Problems in Pakistan

Scleromalacia Associated with Marfan's Syndrome

Reference values of hemtological parameters of healthy Anatolian males aged 18-45 years old

Aspiration and Death from Amitraz-Xylene Poisoning

Childhood Orbital Cellulitis Complicating Sinusitis in Tafila

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September 2006 - Vol 4, Issue 5

Use of antihypertensive medications: an Educational need in Saudi Primary Health Care

The Barriers of Breast Cancer Screening Programs Among PHHC Female Physicians

Clinical study of lipid profile in diabetic patients

Development of a Community- based Care System Model for Senior Citizens in Tehran

Past, Present and Future of Family Medicine in Bangladesh

The Effects of Breast Cancer Early Detection Training Program on the Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice of Female PHHC Physicians

Marine Animal Injuries to children in the South of Jordan

Infantile Dyskinesia and vitamin B12 Deficiency

Informatics in Clinical Practice Monitoring and Strategic Planning

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November 2006 - Vol 4, Issue 6


Family Practice - a global perspective
Lesley Pocock

The status of health and medicine in the Middle East - disease control
Safaa T.Bahjat

Histopathological relationship between severity of inflammatory reaction in gastritis and intensity of Helicobacter pylori in the antrum
Mohamed M. E .ElAzab

Hypospadias: does the usage of Clomiphene citrate influence the incidence
Ghassan Al-Quraan

Level of Hemoglobins in Sickle Cell Trait in Basrah using HPLC
Jenan Yassien Taha, Abbas Ali Mansour

Assure Safer Drug Therapy in the Middle East
Roman Konovalov, Rafiq R. A. Abou-Shaaban

An Investigation of Medical staff awareness of patients' rights in Fasa hospitals and Medical centers


The investigation of effective factors on patients' satisfaction Parent-Adolescent Relationships in the City of Amol
A.R.Kaldi, M.Jamshidi

An epidemiological survey on maternal mortality rate and factors contributing to maternal mortality in rural area of Peshawar
Hamzullah Khan, Balqis Afridi, Ghulam Sarward

Microdilution In Vitro Susceptibility Testing of 71 species of Dermatophytes isolated from pediatric cases in Nigeria against five antifungal agents
Nweze, EI, Ogbonna, C.C, Okafor, JI

Development of Encounter Forms for Cardiovascular Disease Risk Management
Bader A. Almustafa

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January 2007 - Vol 5, Issue 1
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Research networks
A. Abyad

Do Minutes Count for Health Care? Consultation Length in a Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital and in General Practice
Abdulbari Bener, Saleh Al-Marri, Azhar Abdulaziz, Badriya S. Ali, Khalifa Al-Jaber, Hashim Mohammed

Mothers knowledge and attitude regarding childhood survival
Thamer Kadum Yousif Al Hilfy

Is it a proper referral form?
Almoutaz Alkhier Ahmed

Diabetes Mellitus and Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors
Almoutaz Alkhier Ahmed

Human chorionic gonadotrophin induced Hyperemesis and Hyperthyroidism in Pregnancy
Ayesha Q. Ajmi SHO, Ruthe Smith

Family Medical Centre Patients' Attitudes Toward Senior Medical Students' Participation in the Examinations
Ganime Sadikoglu

Factors affecting neonatal death in Fars Province, Southern Iran, 2004
Ali Keshtkaran, Vida Keshtkaran


Antibiotics: Friend Or Foe?
Safaa Bahjat

Velocity and Elasticity Curves of Pregnancy Wastage and Caesarian Deliveries in Bangladesh
Atikur Rahman Khan, Sumaiya Abedin, Nazrul Islam Mondal, Mostafizur Rahman

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March 2007 - Vol 5, Issue 2
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Prevalence and ethnic differences of obesity at southern province of Turkey


Overweight and obesity among university students, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

CT scan role in diagnosis of acute appendicitis

Bridging the gap with the integration of conventional and complementary medicine

Excellence of anti-tuberculosis primary health care: Paradigm shift towards evidence-based medicine

Evaluation of Childhood Deaths in Istanbul, Turkey

Retrospective analysis of pediatric ocular trauma at Prince Ali Hospital

Adult Gynecomastia case report and brief review

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May 2007 - Vol 5, Issue 3
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Total quality management and accreditation in Iraq
Thamer Kadum Yousif Al Hilfy

The health and social needs of children in impoverished areas
Manzoor Butt

Clinical features and prognostic factors of breast cancer at Jordan
Ali Al Obose, Osama Abu Salem, Maysoun Alrabayha, Khalid Alghzawi

Impact of Mediterranean lifestyle on quality of life - A sample of east Mediterranean community
Guzel Discigil, Erdem Ozkisacik

In vitro maturation in polycystic ovary syndrome and poor responders. Effect of follicular size and FSH concentration in culture media
Yousif Elbarbary, Mahmoud Samy, Hythum Y Ibrahim

Clinical study of childhood brucellosis in Jordan
Sami M Magableh, Hussein A Bataineh

The prevalence of metabolic syndrome among patients with type2 diabetes mellitus in Basrah
Abbas Ali Mansour

Effect of social and family factors on committing suicide among university students in Iran
Seyyed Hadi Motamedi, Asghar Dadkhah, Abbas Tavallaee, Fatemeh Nasirzadeh

Incidence of hyperkalemia in patients of type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus in Saudi Arabia
Abdul Rahman Al-ajlan

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June 2007 - Volume 5, Issue 4
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Towards quality and accreditation in health professions education in Iraq
Thamer Kadum Yousif Al Hilfy

Effect of Acetaminophen and N-Acetylcystine on biochemical markers in asthma
Amina Hamed Ahmad Al Obaidi, Abdul Ghani Mohamed Al Samarai

The pattern of accidental drug poisoning in children
Murad Massadeh

The pre-participation evaluation of athletes
A. S. Abdulla, Faiza Abdulla

Renal scarring and vesico-ureteric reflux in childhood urinary tract infection
Samir I. Saleh, Mohamed M. Tohmaz, Fahed H. Al Anezi

Effect of mental health training program on primary-care physicians' skills, eastern province, S.A
Abdallah D. Al-Khathami, Sheikh Idris A. Rahim, Abdallah M. Mangoud, Mahdi S. AbuMadini

Strategies to assist HIV positive women experiencing domestic violence in Nigeria
E. E. Enwereji

Surgical management of post carbuncle soft tissues defect in diabetic patients
Jamal A Mohammad, Salem Al-Ajmi, Abdul-Aziz Al-Rasheed

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June/July 2007 - Volume 5, Issue 5
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Toward better community based education program in Iraq
Thamer Kadum Yousif Al Hilfy

The etiological agents of Mastitis in Lactating Women in Iran
Bakhshandeh-Nosrat S, Ghazisaidi K, Ghaemi E.O, Fatemi Nasab F, Mohamadi M


Do other classroom activities change primary care physicians' health care practice?
Abdul Sattar Khan; Dr. Mohammed Al-Doghether; Abdul Mohsin Al-Tuwijri

Environmental Predictors For High Blood Lead Levels Among Women In Childbearing Age In Mosul City
Amjad Hazim Al-Naemi, Aliaa Rajih Al-Khateeb, Basma Yousif Fattohi, Muna Muneer Ahmed,
Asmaa Ahmad Al-Jawadi


Patient Expectation vs Satisfaction: A Study from Bangladesh
Mamun-Al-Mahtab, Nuzhat Choudhury, K.M. Mamun Murshed, Uttam Kumar Barua, Md. Mahbubur Rhman, K.M. Shahnoor Hossain, Rooh-e-Zakaria, Swati Munshi, Rima Afroza Alia, Shahrin Afroza, Md. Iftekhar Mahmud

Efficacy of Antibiotics in Women with Symptoms of Urinary Tract Infection but Negative Dipstick Urinalysis: Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial
M Mashaqba, Naser Al-Husban

The Clinical Evaluation of Herbal Anti-malarial Medicine: SCAT
Khan Usmanghani, Afzal Ahmed, Halima Nazar, Ejaz Mohuddin, Muhammad Sakhi Sarwar

Prevalence Of Allergic Rhinitis & Its Risk Factors Among An-Najah University Students - Nablus/Palestine
Samar Ghazal/Musmar, Mohammed Musmar, W. A.Minawi


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September 2007 - Volume 5, Issue 6
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Research to policy in the Arab world: lost in translation
Mustafa Afifi, Abdulbari Bener

Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in primary health care - An area based study
Huda Alghareeb

Diabetic Foot: Correlation between clinical abnormalities and electrophysiological studies
Abbas Ali Mansour, Murthatha Alawi Jabber

Immunization coverage among slum children: A case study of Rajshahi City Corporation, Bangladesh
Rafiqul Islam, Mahfuzar Rahman, Mosfequr Rahman

Vaccination practices and factors influencing expanded programme of immunization in the rural and urban set up of Peshawar
Hamzullah Khan, Nadeem Jan, Abdul Hameed

Rising Caesarean Section Rate in Developed Countries is not the Best Option for Childbirth
Nazrul Islam Mondal

Chronic Headache: The role of the Nasal Septum Deformity
Abed Rabu Qubilat, Nemer Al-Khtoum

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October 2007 - Volume 5, Issue 7
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The Challenge of Child Rights and Health on a Dying Planet
Lesley Pocock, Manzoor Butt, Thamer Al Hilfy

Adolescents and young adults are especially vulnerable to HIV infection
Mahmudul Hasan

Cholera
Safaa Bahjat

Human Rights of Accused Women in Criminal Justice in Bangladesh
Abdul Hannan, Nazrul Islam Mondal, Shahidul Islam

Social and Family Factors' Effect on Committing Suicide Among University Students in Iran
Seyyed Hadi Motamedi, Asghar Dadkhah, Abbas Tavallaee, Fatemeh Nasirzadeh

Living Standard of Migrants: A Study of Katakhali Pourusova in Rajshahi District, Bangladesh
Rafiqul Islam, Ahmed Omar Faruk, Golam Mostofa, Entazul Huque

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Dec 2007 / Jan 2008 - Volume 5, Issue 8
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Termination Of Missed Abortion With Intravaginal Misoprostol (Cytotec)
Ziad M Shraideh, Ahmad M Alash, Tareq M Al-momani, Eman A Habashneh, Nancy F Shishani

Efficacy of Local Anesthesia in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Release
Malek M Ghnaimat, Jamal S Shawabkeh, Mahmoud Alrakad

Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome Among Healthy Kuwaiti Adults:Primary Health Care Centers Based Study
Hanan E. Badr, Fisal H. Al Orifan, Magdi M. F. Amasha, Khalid E. Khadadah, Hussein H. Younis, M. Abdul Sabour Se'adah

Gene and Genomes: impact on medicine and society - The Human Genome Project and Beyond
Maha Al-Asmakh

The Counterfeit Medicines - A Silent Epidemic
Safaa Bahjat

The Effects of instruction and audiovisual techniques on behavioral changes of children with Down syndrome
S.J. Sadrossadat, Asghar DadKhah

Iatrogenic Hypoglycemia After Intraarticular Insulin Administration
Fuat Sar, Emel Tatli, Ismail Taylan, Muazzez Sezer Caymaz, Rumeyza Kazancioglu

Glucose monitoring for effective therapy of diabetes in office medical practice
Ali A. Rizvi

Smoking cessation attempts and their outcome among adolescents who ever smoked in Tabuk Area, Saudi Arabia
Badreldin M. Abdulrahman, Abdalla A. Saeed, Abdelshakour M. Abdalla, Kabba A, Hein Raat

Herniae
Maurice Brygel

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February 2008 - Vol 6, Issue 1
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Determinants of satisfaction with primary health care settings and services among patients visiting primary health care centres in Qateef, Eastern Saudi Arabia
Ghazi M Al Qatari, M. Comm. H., Dave Haran

Factors predicting immunization coverage in Tikrit city
Mahmudul Hasan

Scorpion Stings in Jordanian Children
Eman A Rawabdeh, Hussein A Bataineh

Henoch-Schonlein Purpura: Presentation Patterns in Arab children in Kuwait
Mohammed M. Tohmaz, Samir I Saleh, Fahed AL-Anezi

Henoch-Schönlein Purpura in Jordanian Children
Maher khader, Wajdi Ammayreh, Ahmed Issa, Salah Abdallat, Basem Momani

Reproductive/sexual health knowledge, opinions and attidudes of university students
Ayfer Gemalmaz , Serpil Aydin, Nazli Sensoy

Rupture of Non Communicating Rudimentary Uterine Horn Pregnancy
Hansa Dhar

Urgent Neuroimaging in children with first nonfebrile seizures
Hussein I Alawneh, Hussein A Bataineh

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March 2008 - Vol 6, Issue 2
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Burden of Acute Poisoning Among Children in Kuwait Jahra Health Region 1992-2006
Gulati Raj Rani, Sayeda Akhter, Fahed Al-Anezi

Does Chest X-Ray Finding Affect The Decision of Performing Bronchoscopy in A Case of Foreign Body Aspiration in Children?
Dr. Walid Issa Treef. MD, JPSB

Dyslipidemia May Be An Indicator for Trend of Body Weight
Mehmet Rami Helvaci, Cihangir Akdemir, Hasan Kaya, Cahit Ozer

Ocular Manifestations of Atopic Dermatitis
Mousa Al-Madani, MD, Farid Al-Zawaideh, MD, FRCS(ophth), Esmat Ereifej, MD, Walid Qubain, MD, Basel Al-Rawashdeh, MD

Characteristics of Deliveries At A Maternity Hospital
Gusun Bayraktar, MD, Asistant Doctor; Ganime Sadikoglu, MD, Assistant Professor; Alis Ozcakir, MD, Assistant Professor; Sengül Cangür; Researcher; Serhat Tatlikazan, MD, Specialist; Nazan Bilgel, MD, Professor

Risk Factors for Early Termination of Breast-Feeding in First-time Mothers
Dr. Farideh Shiva, Shaheed Beheshtin, Mojgan Padyabm BA

Contraceptive Use among Married Women in Chuadanga District, Bangladesh
Md. Mizanur Rahman, Shamima Akter, and Dr. Md. Nazrul Islam Monday

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April 2008 - Vol 6, Issue 3
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The Role of Clinical Examination and Laboratory Investigations in Reaching A Reliable Diagnosis of Appendicitis
Dr. Mohammed Ahmed Rashaideh MD., Dr. Khaled Nawayseh MD., Dr. Mohammed Bdoor MD., Dr.Omar Abu-aleish MD

Effect of Reproductive Knowledge of Mothers on Pregnancy Wastage in Rural Rajshahi, Bangladesh
Shamima Akter, Md. Mizanur Rahman, Md. Atikur Rahman Khan, and J.A.M. Shoquilur Rahman

Emotional Intelligence (EI) and Psycho-pathology in Iranian University Students
Mostafa. Zarean, Amin. Asadollahpour, Zahra Bahadori, Fatemeh Aayatmehr, Abbas Bakhshipour PhD, Asghar, Dadkhah PhD

Clinical Aspects of Scorpion Envenomation in Children in Aqaba Region, South of Jordan
Ghazi Salaita, MD, Wajdi Amayreh, MBBS, MRCPCH, Murad Massadeh, MD.

Important Medicinal Plants for Treating HIV/AIDS Opportunistic Infections in Nigeria
Dr. E. E. Enwereji

Demographic Variables of Five Hundred Households in Palosi Village Near Peshawar
Hamzullah Khan, Akber Khan Afridi

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May 2008 - Vol 6, Issue 4
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Effect of Reproductive Knowledge of Mother on Pregnancy Wastage in Rural Rajshahi of Bangladesh
Shamima Akter, Md. Mizanur Rahman, Md. Atikur Rahman Khan, and J.A.M. Shoquilur Rahman

Utilization of Maternal Health Care Services in Bangladesh: Evidence from Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey 2000-2004
Md. Mosiur Rahman, Md. Golam Mostafa and Dr. Md. Nurul Islam

Malaria in pregnancy
Dr Safaa Bahjat

A study on abnormal behavior among the youth living in the suburbs
Ali Reza Kaldi, Ali Rahmani Firozja

Health Facilities Differential in the World with Special Reference to Bangladesh
Md. Ismail Tareque

Improving Opportunities for Learning in Postgraduate Physician Training Program
Thamer.K.Yousif, Hani AL Moallim

Serum Zinc Concentration in Iranain Pre-eclampsic and Normotensive Pregnant Women
I. Nourmohammadi, A. Akbaryan, Sh.Fatemi, A.R. Meamarzadeh and E. Noormohammadi

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June 2008 - Vol 6, Issue 5
[full pdf of issue]

Effects of Exercises for Fundamental Movement Skills in Mentally Retarded Children
Arzu Yukselen, Ozcan Dogan, Figen Turan, Zeynep Cetin, Mehmet Ungan

Nitroimidazoles in the Treament of Intestinal Amoebiasis
Dr Suleiman Muneizel MD, JB, Dr Nashat Halasah MD, JB, Dr Muhammad Yassin MD, JB

The MCH Project Intervention Effects on Infant and Maternal Mortality in Bangladesh
Md. Mosfequr Rahman, Md. Aminul Hoque, Md. Rajwanul Haque

A Comparison Between Preformed Stainless Steel Crowns and SImple Restorations On Primary Molars In a Public Health Dental Program
Barbaro, John B and Matear, David W

Reproductive Health Problems of Married Adolescents in Bangladesh
Md. Mosfequr Rahman, Md. Aminul Hoque

Low Documentation of Vaccination History in Hospitalized Children
BA Al-Mustafa, Qatif. AR Ghulam, GM Al-Qatari, AA Al-Sinan, HM Al-Hani, AM Al-Omran

A Comparative Study On Sex Role Perception of Mentally Handicapped Children, Normal Developing Children And Children Under Protection in Turkey
Zeynep Cetin, Mehmet Ungan, Arzu Ipek, Ozcan Dogan

Students' Perception of Small Group Teaching: A Cross Sectional Study
Nasir Aziz, Rabail Nasir, Abdus Salam

The Incidence of Outpatients In A Private Psychiatric Setting
Chiam KH MBBS and Chandrasekaran

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August 2008 - Vol 6, Issue 6
[full pdf of issue]

Pattern of congenital heart disease at Prince Hashim Hospital-Jordan
Khaled Amer

Prevalence of Contraceptive Use in Naogaon District of Bangladesh
Tanvir Hossain, Sumaiya Abedin and Md. Rafiqul Islam

Tobacco Control in Qatar
Mohamed Ghaith AL-Kuwari

War is an unjustifiable man-made disaster within the Eastern Mediterranean Region
Mohsen Rezaeian

Nepal's General Practitioners - Factors in Their Location of Work
BW Hayes, K Butterworth, B Neupane

Frequency of Causes Peculiar to Secondary Hypertension in A Tertiary Care Hospital Of Peshawar
Dr Hamzullah Khan

Appendiceal duplication
Dr. Mohammed Nayef Al-Bdou, Dr. Mohammed Ahmed Rashaideh, Dr. Malek Abdelkareem Alkasasbeh, Dr.Jameel Sa'ud Shawaqfeh

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September 2008 - Vol 6, Issue 7
[full pdf of issue]

The prevalence of metabolic Syndrome among type 2 Saudi diabetic patient
Dr Almoutaz Alkhier Ahmed

The Distribution of Intestinal Parasites among Turkish Children Living in a Rural Area
Gulnaz Culha, Cahit Ozer

Strategies to improve status of family physicians: A perspective from an international collaboration
Waris Qidwai, Tawfik A M Khoja, Victor Inem, Salman Rawaf, William E Cayley Jr, Bader A. Almustafa, A. Abyad, Hakan Yaman

Job Satisfaction and Stress level of Primary Health Caregivers at Primary Health Centers in Qatar
Jamila Hassan Alkhalaf, Rajvir Singh, Maryam Malalah and Ezz Aldinal Jak

Cerebral Palsy in Iranian Children: Etiology,Ttypes and Associated Disorders
Farin Soleimani (M.D, Pediatrician), Sahel Hemmati (M.D, Psychiatrist), Nasrin Amiri

Pathophysiology of Migraine
M. Bashir Abiad

The Etiology and patterns of maxillofacial injuries at a military Hospital in Jordan
Muntaha Y.Jerius MD

Efficacy of Mitomycin C in Pterygium Management
Mohammad Droos, MD (Oph)

Marriage Migration Associated with Distance in Bangladesh: An Application of Polynomial Model
Md. Rafiqul Islam

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October 2008 - Vol 6, Issue 8
[full pdf of issue]

Efficacy of 3 Day Azithromycin Versus 10 Day Co-Amoxiclav in the Treatment of Children with Acute Otitis Media
Khaled Amro, MD

Investigation of Demographic and Clinical Features in 131 Iranian Patients with Cluster Headache
A.Ghorbani, MD, A.Chitsaz, MD, M.R.Savoj, MD, M. Etemadifar, MD

Nitroimidazoles in The Treatment of Intestinal Amoebiasis
Dr Suleiman Muneizel

Usefulness of C-reactive Protein in Diagnosis of Intrapartum and Postpartum Neonatal Sepsis
Khaled Amro, MD

How Many People Have Cancer Patients (Alive or Deceased) in Their Homes, in Our City?
Dilek Toprak, Nurhan Dogan, Serap Demir, Gülnihal Tufan

Women Knowledge Assessment about Self Care Behavior in Shiraz Health Care Center 2006
Vizeshfar, Fatemeh- Mehdizadeh, Kadege

How to Write a Scientific Paper "Publish or perish" A Motivation to Learn More
Ebtisam Elghblawi|

Heterotopic Pregnancy in Natural Cycle - Probably Not Rare
Dr. Ramadevi V Wani, Dr.Sami Al Taher

The Medical Renaissance Movement
Dr. Michael Ellis

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November 2008 - Vol 6, Issue 9
[full pdf of issue]

The Effects of Some Selected Variables on Child labour at Chapi Nawabganj District in Bangladesh- A Multivariate Analysis
Md. Rashed Alam

The Reference Values of Body Composition for Adult Females Who are Classified as Normal Weight, Overweight or Obese Accoding to Body Mass Index
Aliye Ozenoglu, Serdal Ugurlu, Gunay Can, Hüsrev Hatemi

Maternal and Umbilical Cord Blood Lead Levels and pregnancy outcomes: A Hospital Based Enquiry
Asma A. Al- Jawadi, Zina W. A. Al-Mola, Raghad A. Al- Jomard

Changing Face of Measles in Kashmir, India
Kadri.S.M, Parray S.H, Rubina Shaheen, Gaash BA, Danish Muzaffar, Aesha.F, Jan.Yasmeen

Utilization of Postnatal Care in Al-Hassa, Saudi Arabia
Abdel-Hady El-Gilany and Sabry Hammad

Parental Consanguinity and Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy in Children
Shahla Roodpeyma, Hootan Salemi

Stress Among Medical and Law Students in Mansoura, Egypt
Abdel-Hady El-Gilany, Mostafa Amr, Nabil Awadalla, Ghada El-Khawaga

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December 2008 - Vol 6, Issue 10
[full pdf of issue]

Primary Care Physicians' Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice Toward Obesity Management in Qatar
Ahmad Essa Al- Muraikhi, Mohamed Ghaith AL-Kuwari

Early Performance of Imaging Studies After First Urinary Tract Infection
Khaled M. Amro, Mohamed Alnaji, Salem Al-Zawahri, Mustafa Al-Zboon, Mohamed I. Aladwan

Supporting Services and Quality of Life in People with Multiple Sclerosis
Mojtaba Azimian, Mostafa Eghlima, Ghoncheh Raheb, Mitra Zohmand, Asghar Dadkhah

HPV Vaccine Hype - Gardasil; The Approved First World Cervical Vaccine
Dr. Ebtisam Elghblawi

How to visualize public health data? Part one: Box plot and map
Dr. Mohsen Rezaeian

Otological Manifestations among Patients with Cleft Palate
Aser El-Hrout, Khaled Hamasha, Hussien Al-Qasim

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January 2009 - Vol 7, Issue 1
[full pdf of issue]

Analysis of referrals from employee's health clinic to specialty care, at a teaching hospital in Riyadh city, Saudi Arabia
Dr Rajab Ali Khawaja, Dr Asad Ali Khawaja

An Analysis of High School Students' Knowledge and Attitudes Towards HIV/AIDS in Saudi Arabia: Implications for Health Education
Dr Saad A Alghanim

Efficiency of Seminal Fructose Estimation Ss a Marker of Seminal Fluid Colonization with Bacteria
Zakeria A.Yaseen AL-KHAYAT, Kawther I. AL-HARMINI, Sardar nouri AHMED

Health Promotion Practice Among Primary Care Physicians in Qatar
Dr. Mohamed Ghaith AL-Kuwari, Dr. Ahmad Essa Al- Muraikhi

Survey of Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices: Enhanced Response to TB ACSM, Iraq
Dr. Thamer Kadum Yousif, Ihasan Mahmoud Al Khayat, Dhafer Hashem Salman

An Ethical Business Approach to A New Equitable Era in Medical Educationand Healthcare Delivery
Lesley Pocock

How to Visualize Public Health Data? Part Two: Direct and Indirect Standardization Methods
Dr. Mohsen Rezaeian

FNA as an indication for thyroid surgery without the need for further investigations
Mohammed Almulaifi, Khaled Ajarma, Waseem al Mefleh, Ashraf Shabatat, Khaled Khalayleh, Ibtihaj Habashneh, Ali Al-Ebous

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February 2009 - Vol 7, Issue 2
[full pdf of issue]

Antenatal Care in Al-Hassa, Saudi Arabia: A Situation Analysis
Abdel-Hady El-Gilany, Adel El-Wehady

Acinetobacter - An Emerging Nosocomial Pathogen
Rubina Lone, Azra Shah, Kadri SM, Shabana Lone, Shah Faisal

The Efficacy of Helicobacter Pylori Eradication Therapy with HpSA Test in Dyspeptic Patients of A Family Practice Polyclinic
Ferit Erdogan, U. Güney Ozer Ergün, Nafiz Bozdemir, Refik Burgut, Fatih Köksal, Macit Sandikci

Effect of ß- Thalassemia on Some Biochemical Parameters
Nazdar Ezzaddin Rasheed, Salar Adnan Ahmed

Incidence and Types of Eye Injuries in Patients with Major Trauma
Issam Albataenah, Ahmed Khatatbeh, Fakhry Athamneh

When to Label White-Coat Syndrome
Adnan Moh`d Ammoura, Nashat Halasah MD

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April 2009 - Vol 7, Issue 3
[full pdf of issue]

Pattern of Inflammatory Markers in Children with Asthma and Allergic Rhinitis
Ahmad Abu-Zeid, Muna Dahabrah

The Effect of The ALCAT Test Diet Therapy for Food Sensitivity in Patient's With Obesity
Mohammed Akmal, Saeed Ahmed Khan, Abdul Qayyum Khan

Chest Pain in Women
Mazen Ahmad Asayreh

Prevalence of Allergic Rhinitis & Its Risk Factors Among An-Najah University Students - Nablus/Palestin
Samar Ghazal/Musmar, Mohammed Musmar, W. A.Minawi

Environment and Our Health
Lesley Pocock

The Concept of Disease Clustering for Public Health Specialists
Mohsen Rezaeian

Peripheral Giant Cell Granuloma: A Case Report
Yunus Feyyat Sakin, MD, Serdal Ugurlu, MD, Hakan Cankaya, MD, Mustafa Kosem

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May 2009 - Vol 7, Issue 4
[full pdf of issue]

Adolescents and Their Timing of First Birth: Evidence from Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey-2004
Md. Nuruzzaman Haque

Prevalence and Predictors of Asymptomatic Bacteriuria among Pregnant Women Attending Primary Health Care in Qatar
Dr. Mona Taher Aseel, Dr. Fathiya Mohamed Al-Meer, Dr. Mohamed Ghaith Al-Kuwari,
Dr. Mansoura Fawaz S. Ismail


Outpatient Vaginal Misoprostol and Its Effect on Post Term Pregnancy
Dr Nahid Mostaghel, Dr Fatemeh Nakhaee, Dr Zohreh Amiri

Health Status of Female children in Iran
Mandana NasiriManesh, Ladan Ajori, Mitra Parsapour Moghadam, Vida Fallahian and Naheed Mostaghe

Turning A Poster into A Scientific Paper for Publication
Ebtisam Elghiblawi

A Rare Case of Type 1B Pseudohypoparathyroidism complicated by Hypocalcemic Dilated Cardiomyopathy - Case Discussion and Review of the Literature
Fahed Maleh Alanezi, Gehan Hamdy, Redha Helal MRCP, Rashed Al-Hamdan, Aiad Askar

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June 2009 - Vol 7, Issue 5
[full pdf of issue]

Emotional Status of Primary Health Care Physicians
in Saudi Arabia
Khalid S. Al-Gelban, Yahia M. Al-Khaldi, Hasan S. Al-Amri, Ossama A. Mostafa

Carbonated Beverages and Urinary Calcium Excretion
Tayfoor Jalil Mahmoud

Persistent Khat Chewing Habit During Pregnancy May Affect Neonatal Birth Weight
Dr. Abdelrahman H. Al Harazi, Dr. Kaima A Frass

Chest Pain in Women
Mazen Ahmad Asayreh

Ante-Natal Care Service Uptake in Slum Areas of Dhaka City
Md Aminul Haque, Amir Mohammad Sayem, Dr. Nilufar Yeasmin Nili

Increasing Incidence of Suicidal Poisoning in the Turmoil Affected Kashmir Valley - a Threatening Situation
G. Hassan, Waseem Qureshi, Kadri S.M., G.Q. Khan, D.C. Kundal, Qureshi K.A., Manish Kak, Manzoor Ahmad, H. Arshid, Maajid, Nazir A. Khan

Risk of Fetal Loss Due to Chorionic Villous Sampling in Iran
Farzad Mehrnaz

Maternal and Umbilical Cord Blood Lead Levels and pregnancy outcomes: A Hospital Based Enquiry
Asma A. Al- Jawad, Zina W. A. Al-Mola, Raghad A. Al- Jomard

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July 2009 - Vol 7, Issue 6
[full pdf of issue]

Diabetes and Vaccination
Selcuk Mistik, Dilek Toprak, Abdullah Ozkiris, Hasan Basri Ustunbas

The Effect of the Diabetic Centers on the Outcome of Saudi Patients with Diabetic Foot Problems Attending Gurayat General Hospital
Dr. Almoutaz Alkhier Ahmed

Awareness Regarding Self Care among Diabetics in Rural India
Dr J P, Majra, Dr. Das Acharya

Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes in Aden Governorate
Abdullah Mohamed Ahmed, Salem Bin Selm

Diabetic Foot: Off Loading Devices
Dr.Almoutaz Alkhier Ahmed

Emerging Challenges of Diabetes
Abdulrahman Al-Ajlan

Review on the Prevalence of Diabetic Foot and Its Risk Factors in Saudi Arabia
Almoutaz Alkhier Ahmed

Can Diabetic Patients Fast During Ramadan?
Dr. Yousef Abdullah Al Turki

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August 2009 - Vol 7, Issue 7
[full pdf of issue]

Assessment of Enablement effect of Consultation on patients attending primary health centers in Qatar 2008
Azza Awad Almujali, Ameena Hassan Alshehy, Abdulmajeed Ahmed, Mansoura Fawaz S. Ismail

The Effect of School Bag Weight on Pain, Posture, and Vital Capacity of the lungs of Three Elementary School in Bethlehem District in Palestine
Amro, Amen al Faqeeh

Pre-operative Blood Testing in Pediatric age group, is it necessary?
Majed Ahmad Sarayrah, Emad Habaibeh

Identification of an Anthocyanin Compound from Strawberry Fruits then Using as An Indicator in Volumetric Analysis
Diyar Salahuddin Ali

Factors that Can Be Attributable to Radiation Dose Reduction among Pediatric Age Group Undergoing Brain Computed Tomography (Practices at KHMC, Jordan)
Nariman Nsoor

Use of prenatal ultrasound in Al-Hassa
Abdel-Hady El-Gilany

Psycho-Social Factors on People's Tendency to Sexual Change in the City of Tehran
Professor Ali Reza Kaldi, Dr Afsaneh Tavassoli, M.A. Maryam Hosseinian

Behcet's Disease in King Hussein Medical Center
Manal Mashaleh, Yousef M. Ajlouni, Abdallah Serhan Imad Ghazzawi

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September 2009 - Vol 7, Issue 8


Determining Motivating Power of Rehabilitation Zone Jobs at Welfare
(Behzisti) Centre in Tehran Province, on Motivating Potential Score

Samane Poorhadi, Dr. Nader Khalesi, Dr. Mohammad Kamali, Malahat Akbarfahimi

Effects of cigarette smoking on semen quality of infertile men in Erbil
governorate , Kurdestan , IRAQ

Zakarea A.Yaseen Al-Khayat

Urinary Tract Infection Among Pregnant Women in North Jordan
Mohammed Al-Issa

Prevalence of Nocturnal Enuresis Among Qatari Students Aged 6 to 12 Years
- Doha, Qatar 2008

Dr. Majda Abdul Wadood Mohamed Aljenaei, Dr. Mansoura Fawaz S Ismail, Dr.Asma Amin Abd Alaziz, Dr. Rasha El Sayed Salama

Medical Ethics and Torture
Steven H Miles, Alfred M Freedman

Workplace bullying among Junior Doctors in Kashmir
- A Questionnaire Survey

Dr. Rubina Lone, Dr. Ajaz Lone,Dr. Abid Amin, Dr.Shah Nawaz, Dr. Shabana Lone

Fever of Unknown Origin: 25 years single center experience in Riyadh,
Saudi Arabia

Fatma S. Al-Qahtani

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October 2009 - Vol 7, Issue 9
[full pdf of issue]

Patients' Satisfaction with Primary Health Care Services in Qatar
Dr. Nada Al Emadi, Dr. Samya Falamarzi , Dr. Mohamed Ghaith Al-Kuwari, Dr. Amna Al-Ansari

Ibuprofen Oral Suspension for the Treatment of Patent Ductus Arteriosus at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Prince Rashid Hospital
Issa Khashashneh, Wajdi Amayreh

Contemporary Teenage Pregnancy in Saudi Arabia
Magdy H Balaha, Mostafa A Amr, Abdelhady A El-Gilany, Farid M Al Sheikh

Iraq Health Care Reconstruction during the Occupation
Dr.Safaa T. Bahjat

Strengths and Challenges in Clinical Teaching
Dr. Firdous Jahan

The Effect of Topical Combined Ciprofloxacin 0.3% and Dexamethasone 0.1% on Children with Otitis Media with Effusion(OME) Undergoing Myringotomy
Khaled A.Mustafa

Obesity and Body Image Avoidance Behaviors Correlates Among Female University Students
Hanan El-Sayed Badr

A Perception- Based Survey on Evaluating the Impact of Locally Published Medical Journals
Fareed H. Abdulahad, Nazar P. Shabila

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December/Jan 2009 - Vol 7, Issue 10
[full pdf of issue]

Does Vitamin D and Calcium Affect the Incidence of Premenstrual Syndrome
Dr Elena Al-Quraan, Dr Ghassan Al-Quraan

Knowledge, attitude and practice of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) among pregnant women: A preliminary survey in Qatar
Massoud Amini, Mohammad Bashari, Mohamad Taghi Isaai, Amir Hassan Moghimi, and Monem Ziai

Association between Hypertension and Sexual Dysfunction amongst Persons with Diabetes Mellitus in Benin City, Nigeria
Unadike B.C, Eregie A., Ohwovoriole A. E.

Sex and time Spent during Examinations as Predictors of Scores among Medical Students
Dr. Namir Ghanim Al-Tawil

Comparative Assessment and Analysis of Medical Ethics and Experiences; A Code of Silence
I am Not Leaving and I am Not Staying
Dr. Ebtisam Elghblawi

A Subsidized Drug E-Distribution Plan for Iran
Massoud Amini, Mohammad Bashari, Mohamad Taghi Isaai, Amir Hassan Moghimi, and Monem Ziai

Coping and Severity of Behavioral Problems
Seyyed Davood Mohammadi, Asghar Dadkhah

Step by Step Article Writing: A Practical Guide for the Health Care Professionals
Dr. Mohsen Rezaeian

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February 2010 - Vol 8, Issue 1
[full pdf of issue]

Acupuncture in the management of multiple sclerosis - an experience from the field
Dr Ebrahim Khoshrafta, Mahnaz Khatiban, Zahra Amini

Cord prolapse: experience in a tertiary care hospital of Peshawar
Tehniyat Ishaq Khattak, Bilquis Afridi, Jamila Javaid Shah

Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C (CHC), Aden
Dr Salem A Bin Selm

Treatment of refractory varicose vein ulceration by means of quadruple therapy (silver cell-hydro alginate, compressive bandaging, micronized purified flavonoid fraction and modest weight loss)
Dr Hashim Al-Sayed, Mohamed, H., Al-Maseeh F., Al-Lenjawi., Al-Kozaaei D., Al-Bader A., Abdeen J

Assessment of factors and conditions that influence HIV Positive Women's Rights to family resources in Abia, State of Nigeria
Dr Enwereji, E. E, Dr Enwereji, K.O.

Warfarin-Induced Skin Necrosis: A rare but serious complication
Dr. Maher Hashem AL-khateeb, Dr. Maher Hashem AL-khateeb, Dr. Mohammed Nayef AL-Bdour, Dr. Waleed Ziad Haddadin

Endorphins and diabetes mellitus
Almoutaz Alkhier Ahmed

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March 2010 - Vol 8 Issue 2
[full pdf of issue]

Prevalence and determinants of depression among primary health care attendees in Qatar 2008
Samya Flamerzi, Nada Al-Emadi, Mohamed Ghaith Al- Kuwari, Issa Mousa Ghanim,
Abdelmajeed Ahmad


Low Immunization among Children in Slums in Mumbai
Dr. V. M. Sarode

Risk reduction in patients: Can primary and secondary prevention affect the coronary risk groups?
Serpil Aydin Demira, Ayfer Gemalmaz, Sule Ozkan, Tufan Nayi

Situational analysis of Family Physician utilization of drugs and laboratory investigations at a hospital based primary care clinic, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Dr Yousef Abdulah Al Turki

Hypoglycemia unawareness
Dr. Almoutaz Alkhier Ahmed

Awareness of sickle cell disease among youth corpers in Owo, South-West Nigeria
Omolase C.O., Agborubere D.E., Omolase B.O.

Skin preparation before an injection: Knowledge, attitude and practices among physicians, nurses and patients
Rajab Ali Khawaja

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April 2010 -Vol 8 Issue 3
[full pdf of issue]

Do diabetics have different radiological presentations from non diabetics in pulmonary tuberculosis?
Dr. Aisha M Siddiqui

Using Antibiotics Post Tonsillectomy
Osama S. Almomani, Hassan Al-husban

Knowledge, Attitude and Beliefs towards HIV/AIDS among Youth Students
Gopal Agrawal, Abrar Ahmad, Mohd. Zubair Khan

Gratification disorder in infants and children
A. Zeglam, F. Aboureyana, S. AlHmadi, A. Beshish

The Survey of the Health Impacts of a Macrobiotic Lifestyle in some Middle Eastern Countries
Evelyne M. Girgis-Aoun, Majed F. Khod

Effect of cupping therapy in treating chronic headache and chronic back pain at "Al heijamah" clinic HMC
Mohamed M. Reslan Hssanien, Mansoura Fawaz S., Abbas F. Ahmed, Samar Al Emadi,
Mohammed Hammoudeh

Case Report: Cutis Marmorata Telangiectatica Congenita
Monther Obeidat

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May 2010 - Vol 8 Issue 4
[full pdf of issue]

Immunoglobulin G Avidity in Diagnosis of Early Pregnancy Toxoplasmosis in Saudi Arabia
Hamdan Al Mohammad, Magdy Balaha, Eman Samir,Tarik Amin, Ashraf Dwedar

Determining levels and predictors of family planning unmet need in Mosul City, North of Iraq : A cross-sectional study
Asma A. Al-Jawadi, Dhafer H. Al-Bakry

Prevalence of Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and its association with metabolic syndrome in adults people living in Aden
Salem A Bin Selm

Causes of blindness in North Jordan
Mohannad Albdour

The risk of Denture Stomatitis in Type II Diabetes Mellitus in a Jordanian cohort
Abdallah Abdelaziz, Ruba Al-Qais

Opening my eyes to the value of research in general practice
Sunil Abraham

Factors Affecting the Choice of Maternal Health Services in Port Said City, 2007
Rasha Elsayed Salama, Mansoura Fawaz S. Ismail

An analysis of a representative series of cerebral palsy
Emmanuel Onyekwelu

The Benefit of Amnio-infusion In Post Term Pregnancy In Preventing Of Meconium Aspiration Syndrome
Khaled M Amro, Ahmed Zboone, Hazem Al-Masri, O'maima AL-Jarah, Maysson AL-Howidi, Nadia Smadi RN

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June 2010 - Vol 8 Issue 5
[full pdf of issue]

Assessment of people's opinion towards their health education needs during the H1N1 influenza pandemic
Yousef Abdullah Al Turki

Safety of Outpatient Pediatric Tonsillectomy
Khaled A. Hamasha, Osama S. Al-moman

Variation of antibiotics prescription among primary health care settings
Al Houmaily Bothaina, Ferwana Mazen

Suicidal Behavioural attempts in Libya
Ebtisam Elghblawi

Impact of the NGOs on socio-economic Conditions in Bangladesh: A Study on Rajshahi District
Sheikh Kabir Uddin Haider

An appraisal of Saudi Diploma in Family Medicine (SDFM) from the Perspective of the SPICES Model
A. Sattar Khan, Zekeriya Akturk

Unusual presentation of splenic injury after blunt abdominal trauma
Khalid Alnawiseh, Mazen al Omari, Abdullah alrababaah, Ismaeel alnjadaat,
Mohammad Alhonyti


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July 2010 - Vol 8 Issue 6
[full pdf of issue]

Rhinitis During Pregnancy : Risk Factors And Management
Mahmoud Mashagbeh, Ahmad Sbaihat, Hind Harahsheh MD

Qat Chewing and Autoimmune Hepatitis True Association or Coincidence
Hind I Fallatah, Hisham O Akba

Hypertensive patients attending military family medicine clinics in Tabuk, Saudi Arabia
Abdul-Aziz F. Alkabbaa

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS): Clinical approach in Family Practice
Firdous Jahan

Global Competencies in family medicine
William Cayly Jr, Lesley Pocock, Victor Inem, Mohsen Rezaeian

Atropine Penalization versus Occlusion Therapy in Amblyopia
Mohammad Abdo Ja'ara

Necrotizing fascitis induced by self-injection of kerosene
Hani M.Kafaween, Haitham Rbehat, Majida Sweis, Khitam Nimer Hawil

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August 2010 - Vol 8 Issue 7
[full pdf of issue]

The effect of Extract Plants on the Causative Agents of Diarrhoea in Erbil Children
Sawsan Mohammed Abdullah Al-Sorchee, Abbas Abdul Kadir Rabat, Intisar Mahmood Juma

Tobacco Prevalence among Health Sciences College Students (HSC) : Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Khalid M. Almutairi

Diabetic retinopathy
Almoutaz Alkhier Ahmed

Study of Refractive Errors among School Children in Doha, 2008
Asma Ali AL-Nuaimi, Rasha Elsayed Salama, Izz Eldeen Eljack

Study of Maternal and fetal outcome in diabetes mellitus and review of literature
Hansa Dhar, Iham Hamdi

Determining relationship between leadership style and personality type of managers at educational hospitals affiliated with Iran, Tehran and Shahid Beheshti Universities of Medical Sciences, 2007
Somaye Noori Hekmat, Dr. Nader Khalesi, Samane Pourhadi

The Role of Adenotonsillectomy in Patients with Otitis Media with Effusion
Mohammad Al-Rawashdeh

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September 2010 - Vol 8 Issue 8
[full pdf of issue]

Are they thinking alike? Back pain patients and doctors expectations: A feasibility study
Ehab E Georgy, Eloise CJ Carr, Alan C Breen

Child and adolescent mental health in the Middle East: an overview
Abdel-Hady El-Gilany, Mostafa Amr

Relationship between empowering women and domestic violence, EDHS 2005
Ebtisam Elghblawi, Alber Riad, Mostafa Rabee

Infant feeding in Al-Hassa, Saudi Arabia
Abdel-Hady El Gilany

Ingrowing toe nail : conservative treatment
Waleed Haddadin

Case Report: Stroke secondary to an unusual cause
Harsha Bhatia, Ragab Hani Donkol, Shahid Aziz, Amer Assiri

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October 2010 - Vol 8 Issue 9
[full pdf of issue]

Job stressors and coping strategies amongst medical practitioners in a Nigerian community
Omalase C O

Ocular findings of sickle cell eye disease patients in Owo: An exploratory study
Omolase C O, Paul-Odo B, Omolase B O

Introducing Community Skilled Birth Attendant Programme in Bangladesh: An Assessment from Clients' Perspectives
Housne Ara Begum, Mehbub Morshed, Amir Mohammad Sayem

Household Products Survey - HAAD Poison and Drug Information Center
Yasser Sharif, Sherif El Ghandour

Cardiovascular prevention: internet resources for a Teaching Unit
Aldo T. Marrocco

Relapsing polychondritis in a patient with ulcerative colitis: A case report and review of the literature
Ahmad Th Alenizi, Ali A ALenizi, Abdulrahman A Alenezi, Bader ALenezi, Farhan ALshammari, Nase AL-Azmi

Bilateral Aniridia presenting with ectopia lentis : A case report
Omolase C.O., Omolade E.O., Sotiloye O.A., Omolase B.O., Elekwachi G.

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November/December 2010 - Vol 8 Issue 10
[full pdf of issue]

Referral patterns of military family medicine clinics in Tabuk, Saudi Arabia
Abdulaziz F. Al-Kaabba, Abdelshakour M. Abdalla, Abdalla A. Saeed, Abdulmohsen H. AlZalabani, Hashim H. Ahmad , Ali A. Mustafa

Hypertension in primary care: how well are we doing? Study in a worksite in Qatar
Iqbal Mochtar, Richard William Hooper

Screening of Oral Health in school children of Al Qusais , U.A.E 2009 - 2010 : A survey
Ashievanghuie F Deboo

A Gender-Based Approach to Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors among Adults with Diabetes Mellitus
Yousif Abdul Raheem, Selwa Elias Yacoub, Widjan Akram, Thamer Kadum Yousif

The Social Impact of a Macrobiotic Lifestyle in the Middle East
Evelyne M. Girgis-Aoun

Putting knowledge into action The sculpture of doctoring
Ebtisam Elghblawi

Research participation among medical trainees in the Middle East and North Africa
Ahmed Salem, Sameh Hashem, Layth Y.I. Mula-Hussain, Ala'a Nour, Imad Jaradat,
Jamal Khader, Abdelatif Almousa


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January 2011 - Vol 9, Issue 1
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Serum Total a-L- fucose and related parameters in breast cancer as tumor marker
Lweza Belal ABBASS, Salar Adnan AHMED

Can clinical breast examination demonstrate improved breast self-examination?
A. M. Ogunbode, A.A. Fatiregun, M.M.A Ladipo

Medical personnel's knowledge and technical skills in using a metered dose inhaler
Shrestha Ashis

The use of CRP as an early predictor of sepsis in infants and children
Kefah Alqa'qa', Aghadeer Alhadidi, Mahdi Farahi

Tuberculosis in Iraq: a Post-Invasion Survey of Knowledge, Attitude and Practice in the Anbar Governorate
Thamer Kadum Yousif, Ross I. Donaldson, Dr.Sevil Husseynova

Atrial Myxoma presenting as asymptomatic left atrial mass - a Case Report
Momah, Tobe; Sarath, Reddy; Vasantha Kondamudi

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Feb/March 2011 - Vol 9, Issue 2
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Estimation of the prevalence of passive smoking among adult males at a hospital based primary care clinic
Yousef Abdullah Al Turki

Refractive Errors in the Bahrain Population
Mohammed A. Almuqammam, Mohamed A. Ebrahim, H. A. Radhi, Fryad Z. Henari

Frequency of ABO and Rh (D) blood Groups in Al-hajouj Ethnic Group, Saudi Arabia
Fathelrahman M.Hassan

Social accountability - a challenge for global medical schools
Mohsen Rezaeian, Lesley Pocock

Should medical ethics researchers care what the public thinks?
Thalia A. Arawi

Clinical Significance of Cadaveric Dissection For Future Clinicians
Saeed Vohra, Khalid Khoshhal, Zahid Kaimkhani, Muhammad Mujahid Khan

Point Of Care Literature Review Treatment Of Acute Brucellosis
Mazen Saleh Ferwana

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April 2011 - Volume 9, Issue 3
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Prevalence of behavioural problems among nursery children in Tripoli
A.M. Zeglam, F.M. Abou-Riana, S.A. Al-Hmadi

Kundu's Neurotic Personality Inventory (KNPI): validation in the Iranian family
Manouchehr Azkhosh, Asghar Dadkhah

Health Assessment of First Grader School Children by a Family Physician : (A Pilot Study)
Firdous Jahan, Saima Akhund, Samina Hossein, Tasneem Borhany, Hamida Frazdaq, Serat Zehr

Biopsychosocial Management of Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder in Adulthood
Zahir Vally

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Lama Bandak

A Study of the nature and extent of accompanying handicaps in the mentally challenged
Kamayani Prashikshan and Sanshodhan Society

Intimacy in Iranian married couples: The effect of Group Cognitive Behavior Couple Therapy (GCBCT)
Mehrnoush Esbati, Jalal Yunesi, Manoochehr Azkhosh

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May 2011 - Volume 9, Issue 4
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Knowledge and Practice of Type 2 Diabetic Patients Attending Primary Health Care in Qatar
Mohsen Mesmar, Aizeldin Eljack, Mohamed Ghaith Al-Kuwari

The Prevalence of Erectile Dysfunction in Type 2 Diabetic and Non - Diabetic Men : A Comparative case control study
Huda Al-ghareeb, Fatma Al-Assoomi, Fatel Alresheedy, Khaled Srour, Essam Al-baba,
Saif Othman, Sara Ali Al-Yooha, Noora Ali Al-Yooha


Factors that affect social rehabilitation of leprosy patients discharged home in Abia and Ebonyi States of Nigeria
Enwereji, E.E., Enwereji , K.O., Okereke, C.O.

Exploring Health care seeking behavior of people engaged in informal sector in urban area, Bangladesh: Evidence from Dhaka city
Tareq Muhammad Shamsul Arefin, Housne Ara Begum

Quality of life in patients with chronic psoriasis
Ebtisam Elghblawi

Medical Practice in Rural Communities: Opinions and Attitude of Clinical Medical Students in a Nigerian Tertiary Institution
Chidi Oliver Ihemedu, Charles Oluwole Omolase, Babatunde Ishola Awokola,
Oluwaseyi Olarinoye Olaniyan


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June 2011 Volume 9, Issue 5
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The efficacy of almonds, pistachios, and a mixture of both, on some risk factors of cardiovascular disease
Khogali, Fathia A M., Babtean, Abrar M., Bayahya, Samah H., Hakeem, Sara H., Dahlawi, Banan N., Alharbi, Abrar A.
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2011.95001

Prevalence of Irritable Bowel Syndrome among Students in King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Yousef A. Al- Turki, Mohammed Z. Aljulifi, Abdurrahman Al Murayshid, Hassan R. Al Omaish, Khalid S. Al Daghiri, Ali Y. Al Seleemi, Anas Albarrak, Ali A. Al Aseeri, Hazem A. Al Jumah, Ahmed A. Al Badrani, Fahad Al Robayan, Abdulaziz I. Al Jerawi
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2011.95002

Primary Health Care Physician's Knowledge and Educational needs concerning Substance abuse and Dependence in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Abdullah J. Al-Sahafi, Hassan M. Al-Musa
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2011.95003

Knowledge, Expectations And Satisfaction Survey Of Patients With Low Back Pain In A Family Practice Clinic At A Teaching Hospital, In Karachi
Syed I Karim, Syed Arif Ali
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2011.95004

Assessment of bed utilization at Algamhouria Modern Hospital, Aden
Abdul Samad Taresh, Abdulla Mohamed Ahmed Almatary, Othman Mohamed Abdulla Shogaa
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2011.95005

Case report; A Diabetic Lady with Acanthosis Nigricans, Aleopecia areata, and Hirsutism
Ebtisam Elghblawi
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2011.95006

Childhood diffuse large B cell lymphoma of bone
Fadel M E Al-Rasheed, Lina K Al-Khaled, Mona M E Al-Rasheed
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2011.95007

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July 2011 - Volume 9, Issue 6
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Risk factors for development of angiopathy of lower extremities in Type 2 diabetes patients: a case-control study, Yerevan, Armenia
Yelena Petrosyan, Varduhi Petrosyan
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2011.96031

Knowledge and Attitude towards Breast Cancer and Breast Self Examination among Women Attending Primary Health Care Centres in Doha, 2009
Shaikha Abu Shaikha, Rasha Salama
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2011.96032

Assessment of self-reported practice patterns regarding treatment of dyslipidemia among physicians under training in family medicine in Ismailia governorate - Egypt
Heba M. Ahmed, Mohamed S. Nasr Allah, Hanan M. Kamal, Abdulmajeed A. Abdulmajeed
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2011.96033

Medical students' perceptions of their clinical training in the pediatric ward of a teaching hospital, Iran
Shahla Roodpeyma, Houtan Salemi
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2011.96034

Equity in Healthcare: Status, Barriers, and Challenges
Waris Qidwai, Tabinda Ashfaq, Tawfik A M Khoja, Ketki Merchant, Anthony Seneviratne, Ayman Ekram Fahim, Assad Al-Arafah, Abid Hussain, Brenda L. Lovell, Bill Cayley, Christos Lionis, Faisal A. Alnasir, Hakan Yaman, Joyce Kenkre, Lesley Pocock, Lorne Becker, Marc Jamoulle, Mohamed Sayed Hussein, Nabil Qureshi, Olayinka Ayankogbe, Sung Sunwoo
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2011.96035

An Examination of Primary Health Care Quality in Benghazi, Libya
Asharaf Abdul Salam, Amina Abdulla Alshekteria, Hana Abd Alhadi, Mariam Ahmed, Anees Mohammed
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2011.96036

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August/September 2011 - Volume 9 Issue 7
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The Prevalence of Anemia among People of Gaza Attending the Royal Jordanian Field Hospitals
(GAZA-I, GAZA-II, GAZA-III, GAZA-IV AND GAZA-V)
Bassam Gh. Karadsheh, Munir M. Arabiat, Nawaf S. Al Khazaleh, Belal Ibraheem, Al Maslimani, Rasmi Mahasneh
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2011.97070

Relationship between Fibroid Uterus and Obesity
Ibrahim Ayyad
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2011.97071

Comparison of Imaging studies used for the Diagnosis and Follow up of Urinary Tract Infection in Children of Al -Jahra Area, Kuwait
Mohamad Mazen Tuhmaz, Shanti Mariam Alexander, Fahad H Alanezi
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2011.97072

Introducing Discharge Instruction in Urdu language at Aga Khan University Hospital
Firdous Jahan, Rozina Roshan
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2011.97073

Assessment and Interpretation of Pediatric Cardiac Consultations
Issa Hejazi, Abdel Fattah A Haweelah
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2011.97074

Infectious aortitis: A recipe for disaster
Jayakrishnan Krishnakurup, Hitcham Khalaffi, Trushar Patel, Vivian Argento, Jennifer Swogger
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2011.97075

Importance of lead aVR in identifying high risk patients with coronary artery disease
Saleh M. Al-Awdaly, Tareq Al-muflehi, Mohammed Al-dhelae, Waleed K. Alawdhaly
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2011.97076

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October 2011 - Volume 9 Issue 8
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Association of Demographic and Work-Related Factors with Psychological Distress among Oil Workers in Kuwait
Khaled Khudadah, Hussein Ali, Omar Booz, Mohamed Moussa, Aref Alabbasi,
Rima Al-Adsani

DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2011.98077

Barriers to Breast Cancer Screening Among Women
Asmahan Mohammed Tayem
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2011.98078

Developmental Hip Dislocation Among Infants at King Hussein Medical Center
Jwaher Bderat, Ola Imam
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2011.98079

Plasma Homocysteine and other biochemical parameters in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
Gomathi KG, Shaafie IA, Khan N,Mummigatti K, MD, Sreedharan J
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2011.98080

Situation Analysis of School Health Services in Saudi Arabia and proposal for an application of A Four Quadrant School Health Model
Abdul Sattar Khan
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2011.98081

Awareness and Practice of Evidence-Based Medicine among Medical Practitioners in a Nigerian Community
Charles Oluwole Omolase, Olakunle Tolulope Ogunleye, Bukola Olateju Omolase,
Ericson Oluseyi Omolade, Chidi Oliver Ihemedu, O.A. Sotiloye

DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2011.98082

Colorectal Cancer at One Centre
Ahmad Uraiqat, Weliam Haddadin
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2011.98083

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November 2011 - Volume 9 Issue 9
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Service Utilization, Selection Criteria and Clients' Satisfaction: A Comparative Analysis between Public and Private Hospitals in Bangladesh
Housne Ara Begum, Ekram Hossain, Amir Mohammad Sayem
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2011.99084

Socio-demographic characteristics of children with Acute Respiratory Tract Infections (ARI) in Rapareen Teaching Hospital
Dlair A.K. Chalabi
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2011.99085

Computer and Internet Use by Doctors in a Nigerian Teaching Hospital: A Survey of the Wesley Guild Unit of Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospitals Complex
Awokola, Babatunde Ishola, Abioye-Kuteyi, Emmanuel Akintunde, Ogundele, Olorunfemi Akinbode, Mrs Awokola, Endurance Oghenerukevwe
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2011.99086

Travellers Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices on the Prevention of Infectious Diseases: Qatar-Doha International Airport Study
Mohammed Al-Hajri, Abdulbari Bener, Izzeldin Eljack, Omar Balbaid
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2011.99087

Diabetic Foot in the Arab World
Almoutaz Alkhier Ahmed, Emad Elsharief, Ali Alsharief
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2011.99088

The Quality of Education Teacher Training Centers in Iran
Farzaneh Sadat Hoseinian Heidari, Safar Soleyman
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2011.99089

The Role of Individual Educational Plans in Helping Cycle One Students with Dyslexia to Become Better Readers
Lama Bendak
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2011.99090

Unusual presentation of Varicella: Case Report
Khaled Amro, Jürgen Dinger
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2011.99091

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December 2011 - Volume 9, Issue 10
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Perceived personal, social, and environmental barriers to healthy eating among young overweight and obese Saudi women
Wadha Mushabeb AL Farwan

Prevalence of overweight and obesity in 8 to 15 year-old children in Sidi-bel-Abbes, Algeria
Mustapha Diaf, Boumediene Meghit Khaled

Point of Care Literature Review: Oseltamivir for prevention and treatment of H1N1 Influenza A infection
Mazen Saleh Ferwana

Digital clubbing and metabolic syndrome
Mehmet Rami Helvaci, Leyla Yilmaz Aydin, Emin Maden, Yusuf Aydin

Digital clubbing and metabolic syndrome
Mehmet Rami Helvaci, Leyla Yilmaz Aydin, Emin Maden, Yusuf Aydin

SPICES Model perspectives for Saudi Board Family Medicine Program: Moving Away from the Sage on the Stage
KSyed Irfan Karim, Hamza Mohammad Abdulghani, Farhana Irfan

Radiological Bone Assessment in the Evaluation of Osteoporosis in Jordan
Mwaffaq El-Heis, Khalid Alzouby, Eman Al-Kamil, Asma'a Al-Mnayyis, Hamzeh Al-Omary

Do color Doppler studies predict perinatal outcome in high risk pregnancies?
Ibrahim Ayad

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January 2012 - Volume 10, Issue 1
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Middle East Readership and Academic Survey - Results
A Abyad, L Pocock

Diagnosis of human resources in staff departments of Kerman University of Medical Sciences using a three-dimension analysis model: 2011
Atefeh Esfandiari, Mahmood Nekoueimoghadam, Mohammadreza Amiresmaili,
Zeinab Mohammadi, Samaneh Noruzi, Hedayat Salari


Clinical Indications of Electroencephalogram in Children
Wael Hayel Khreisat

Hyperparathyroidism in Pregnancy
Talal Hussain Muzaffar, Ghadeer Sayed Suliman Akbar, Kholouda Abdullah

Distribution of Diabetes Mellitus among the Saudi Adult Population - A National Survey
Nasser A. Al-Hamdan, Mostafa AF Abbas, Lamiaa Z Abu Zaid, Abdalla A Saeed,
Ahmed A Bahnassy, Abdulshakour M Abdalla


Contraceptive Use Dynamics among Married Women Attending Primary Health Care Centers in Mosul City, Iraq : A Cross-Sectional Study
Najlaa Ibrahim Al-Sammak, Asma Ahmed Al-Jawadi

Ataxia, oculomotor apraxia and school failure: a case of ataxia-telangiectasia
Letícia Soares Boing, Elisa Casanova dos Reis, Grasiane Nunes Mayer,
Mirella Maccarini Peruchi, Katia Lin, Jaime Lin


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February/March 2012 - Volume 10, Issue 2
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Prevalence of Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Type-2 Diabetic Patients with IHD
Mohammed Bamashmoos

Perceived Social Problems Influencing Management in the Primary Care in a Semi-Urban Tertiary Hospital in Nigeria
Olaniyi O AfolabiI, Olufemi Akinbode Ogundele, Babatunde Ishola Awokola

Perception and Attitude towards Breaking Bad News in the Saudi Population
Mohammed O. Alrukban, Ahmad Bahnassy, Badr O. Albadr, Mussab Alshuil, Abulrahman Aldebaib, Tamim Algannam, Faisal Alhafaf, Abdulaziz Almohanna, Tariq Alfifi, Abdullah Alshehri, Muhannad Alshahrani

Genital warts in women: Knowledge, Attitude and Behaviour (KAB) Literature review and recommendations
Ebtisam Elghblawi

Role of Mass Media in Health Promotion: Opinion from Different Intellectuals in Aligarh Muslim University
Gopal Agrawal, Abrar Ahmad, Mohd. Zubair Khan

Menstrual disorders in female medical students in Thamar University
Mohammed Y Akabat, Abdelrahman H Al Harazi

Practical Challenges of Setting Up an Electronic Medical Record System in a Nigerian Tertiary Hospital: The Wesley Guild Hospital Experience
Babatunde Ishola Awokola, Emmanuel Akintunde Abioye-Kuteyi, Okubokekeme Otoru Otoru, Olanrewaju Oloyede Oyegbade, Endurance Oghenerukevwe Awokola, Oluwajinmisayo Adigun Awokola, Ikechi Tamunotonye Ezeoma

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April 2012 - Volume 10, Issue 3
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Assessment of the Iraqi primary care referral system: reporting a high self-requested referral rate
Nazar P. Shabila, Namir G. Al-Tawil, Moayad A. Wahab, Tariq S. Al-Hadithi, Egbert Sondorp

Prevalence of smoking among medical students and their perception of the risk of passive smoking and the antismoking role of health professionals in a new Medical College
Abdalla Abdelwahid Saeed, Abdulaziz F.Al-Kabbaa, Abdulshakur M. Abdalla, Hashim Hassan Ahmed, Ali Ahmed Mustafa

Prevalence and pattern of smoking among patients attending primary health care service - National Guard Health Affairs, WR
Almoutaz Alkhier Ahmed, Emad Alsharief, Ali Alsharief, Mohammed A Garout

Magnesium Sulfate for Women with Preeclampsia does not Prolong the Duration of Induction of Labor
Alia A Shuaib, Abdulhakim A Al Eryani, Abdelrahman H Al Harazi

Efficacy of low dose sibutramine in obese type-2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) Indian patients
Ashwani K Gupta, Dinesh K Badyal, Prithpal S Matreja, Prem P Khosla, Mary John

Expert patients of chronic diseases; is it still a stigma in Saudi Arabia?
Abdul Sattar Khan, Basema Al-Khudair, Zulfa Al-Rayees

Funduscopic changes in white coat hypertension
Mehmet Rami Helvaci, Fatih Ozcura, Mehmet Mustafa Akin

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May 2012 - Volume 10 Issue 4
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Cardiovascular Risk Factor Assessment in Family Medicine Preventive Clinic Checkup
Firdous Jahan, Palwasha Kamal

Impact of Health Education on Utilization of Cervical Cancer Screening Services among Females Working in Secondary Schools in Doha
Al anoud Al Thani, Aizeldin Eljack, Mohamad Al Thani, Rasha E Salama

Evaluation of therapeutic effect of niacin and garlic combination on lipid profile and oxidants / antioxidants in psoriatic patients
Amina Hamed Ahmad Alobaidi

The Role Of Fine Needle Aspiration In The Assessment Of The Adult Neck Mass
Ahed Mohammad Al-Edwan , Wasfi Alsalaeta, Hanada Kreshan

Hyper-reactive malarial splenomegaly: therapeutic overview in Lahj Governorate, Yemen
Saeed Mohamed Alwan, Hael Saeed Abdullah, Mohsen Awadh Ben Humam, Abdul Samad Taresh

Introduction and initial evaluation of a newly designed teaching course for medical faculty members in Erbil, Iraq
Fareed H. Abdulahad, Abubakir M. Saleh, Nazar P. Shabila

Occult Hilus Cell Tumor of the Ovary: an Elusive Cause of Virilization Confirmed on Oophorectomy
Louna ElZein, Ali A. Rizvi

An Uncommon Case of Foreign Body in The Ear: Adult Cockroach
Babatunde I. Awokola, Emmanuel A. Abioye-Kuteyi

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June 2012 - Volume 10 Issue 5
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Consanguinity in Gaza and its possible role in developmental delay and chronic illnesses
Wajdi Amayreh

Double Burden of Nutrition among Women in Hilly States in India
Gopal Agrawal, Nalin Singh Negi

University Students’ Knowledge and Attitude towards HIV/AIDS in Qatar
Abdul Hameed Ahmed Al-Khenji, Mohamed Ghaith Al-Kuwari’ Abdul Latif Al-Khal, Asma Al-Thani

Nocturnal enuresis: Prevalence and associated Factors. A sample of children in Baghdad
Alaa A. Salih

The Effect of Ramadan Fasting on Waist Circumference (WC), Body Mass Index (BMI), C-Reactive Protein (CRP), Mean Arterial Pressure (MAP) and Fasting Blood Sugar (FBS) in Type 2 Diabetic Kuwaiti Patients
Hani Almutairi, Mona Hassan Alhendi, Bassam Alhelal, Mohamad Mouro

Diagnosis Of Malaria By Community Health Workers In Nigeria
Reginald A. Eke, Ezinne E. Enwereji

Contraceptive Use: Is it a Wife’s Decision?
Hajir Al-Ridhwany, Asma A. Aljawadi

Differences in Medical practice. A personal perspective
Sivashanker Belliraju

Family practice among the urban poor in India
Sunil Abraham

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July 2012 - Volume 10 Issue 6
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Access to Person-Centered Care: A Perspective on Status, Barriers, Opportunities and Challenges from the Eastern Mediterranean Region
Waris Qidwai, Tabinda Ashfaq, Tawfik A M Khoja, Salman Rawaf, Nabil Kurashi, Faisal Alnasir

The Hemorheological properties of blood among Saudi male Smokers in Sakaka city, Aljouf, Saudi Arabia
Hassan A. Almarshad, Fathelrahman M. Hassan

Impaired glucose tolerance test among B thalassemia patients in Hawler Province, Iraq
Lana Saleem, Mouroge H. AL Ani

Studying Complementary and Alternative Practices in Bedouin Community: Family based study, North Sinai, Egypt
Mosleh A. Ismail, Hoda Atwa, Amir Saleh, Mansoura F. Salem

Tissue and plasma concentrations of meropenem in diabetic foot infected patients
Mohammed Abdullah Ali, Nidhal AK Mohammed Ali

Hepatitis-B Virus Seropositivity among Adults attending a Primary Care Clinic in Jordan
Hussein H. Dmour, Amal S. AL-Tahieneh, Adnan Zayadeen

Qualitative Research: Stigma Associated with Psychiatric Diseases
Manal Koura, Latifa Al-Sowielem, Badria al-Dabal, Raja’a A. Shaheed, Afaf Al-Halal, Najwa Al-Mahfoodh, Abrar Hashishi

Effect of computer learning on quality of life of Iranian asthmatic patients
Mitra Zolfaghari, Leila Dehghankar, Younes Mohamadi, Arezoo Mohamadkhani Ghiasvand,

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August 2012 - Volume 10 Issue 7
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Prevalence of smoking among medical students and their perception of the risk of passive smoking and the antismoking role of health professionals in a new Medical College
Abdalla Abdelwahid Saeed, Abdulaziz F. Al-Kabbaa, Abdulshakur M. Abdalla,
Hashim Hassan Ahmed, Ali Ahmed Mustafa


A Comparison Study of Commercial Plant Essential Oils with Ethanolic Extract of Spearmint and Fenugreek Activity against Some Gram Positive and Gram Negative Bacteria
Hêro Farhad Salah Akrayi

Quality of type-2 diabetics’ consultations in Ismailia City, Egypt
Hassan A.E. Abdelwahid, Khalil A. Khalil

Approach to Febrile Infants in the Southern Peripheral Hospitals of the Royal Medical Services, Jordan
Abdallah M. Ghanma

Integration and Impact of Educational Media (Technologies) in the Teaching-Learning Process: A Case Study in Iran
Zohreh Kaveh

Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis in a child with Idiopathic nephrotic syndrome
Alexander SM, Al-Enezi Fahad, Victor A, Owaidha M

Assessment of Internet Use and Effects amongst General Practitioner in Non Metro Cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad
Syed Murtuza Hussain Bakshi

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September 2012 - Volume 10 Issue 8
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Hysteroscopy: The Gold Standard Diagnostic and Therapeutic Tool in Gynecology. Our experience at Queen Alia Hospital, Jordan
Abo Omar Adnan Asaad, Alqudah Mohamad Awwad

Effects of season-induced hormonal changes on mortality
Mehmet Rami Helvaci, Mustafa Ari, Emin Maden, Leyla Yilmaz Aydin, Yusuf Aydin, Cahit Ozer

Attitude and Practice of Primary Health Care Doctors towards Adolescent Health in Bahrain
Adel Salman Al Sayyad, Ali Ahmed Al-Baqqara, Latifa Abdulla Al Hamad

Determinants of Client’s Satisfaction with Ambulatory Care in Qatar- A Cross Sectional Study
Hashim Mohammed, Abeer Abo Abbas, Badriya Al Lenjawi, Mohammed Hashim

A study on the social elements influencing the rate of crime and abnormality among the youth. (The case of the suburbs of the southern city of Andimeshk, Ahvaz Province, Iran)
Ishaq Arjmand Siahpoush, Aboalghasem Heidarabadi

Factors influencing the level of fast food consumption among adolescents in Muscat, Oman Huda Hamood Mohammed Al- Kharusi, Firdous Jahan, Reuel George Thomas, Khadijatul Kubra Muneer, Husna Zara Khan, Thomas Samuel

Autism today in Libya: Is it a tip of an iceberg? (A comparative study)
Adel M. Zeglam, Haneen Al-Bloushi

Incidence of visible and occult blood on laryngoscopes of emergency and routine cases
Raga Ahmed Ali Musaid

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October 2012 - Volume 10 Issue 9
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Hysteroscopy: The Gold Standard Diagnostic and Therapeutic Tool in Gynecology. Our experience at Queen Alia Hospital, Jordan
Abo Omar Adnan Asaad, Alqudah Mohamad Awwad

Measuring level of public relations in hospitals
Mohammadreza Amiresmaili, Shole Rostami, Parvaneh Isfahani

Family Medicine Essentials (FAME): An effort to put clinical practice guidelines into practise in Saudi Arabia
Tarek Al- Megbil, Abdul Sattar Khan, Zekeriya Akturk, Abdulmohsen Al-Twijri, Basema Al-Khudhair

Continuity of Care for Iraqi Diabetics: How Important is it?
Abbas M. Rahmah, Yousif A. Husain, Berq J. Hadi

What do new advances in geographical sciences and technologies offer global family medicine?
Mohsen Rezaeian, Lesley Pocock

Impact of Work on Pattern of Breast Feeding
Modhi Fahad Alotaibi

Diagnosis and Management of Short Stature
Ayed Al Anezi, Ibrahim Al Alwan

Clinical presentation and the outcome of cases with acute intravascular hemolysis caused by primaquine in Yemen
Saeed Mohamed Alwan Abdullah

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November 2012 - Volume 10 Issue 10

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Prevalence of Childhood Obesity Among a Sample of Basic Education School Children in Erbil City
Sherzad Abdulahad Shabu, Namir Ghanim Al-Tawil

The Psychosocial aspects of obesity and Patients' insight into the causes, prevention and treatment of obesity among Patients visiting Two Tertiary Care Hospitals at Karachi, Pakistan: Results of a Pilot study
Waris Qidwai, Fahad Zubair, Asad Abbas, Mohammed Ali Al Shafaee

Efficacy of a culturally competent group-based educational program for type 2 diabetics: A randomized controlled trial
Badriya Al Lenjawi, Hashim Mohamed, Paul Ammouna, Francis Zotor, Hisham Almahdi, Iman Hassan

Hypertension: Prevalence of Selected Risk Factors and Blood Pressure Control
Manahel Al Sabbagh

Herbal remedies use among diabetic patients in Nassyria, Iraq
Jasim N. Al-Asadi, Nahla Salih

Colonoscopic findings in patients with hematochezia: A retrospective study
Hael Saeed Abdullah, Mohsen Bin Homam, Saeed Mohamed Alwan, Abdul Samad Taresh

Reversible acute renal failure in a patient with profound hypothyroidism: Case report from Oman
Kawther EL Shafie, Mohammed Al Shafaee, Samir Al Adawi, Khamis Al Hosni

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January 2013 - Volume 11 Issue 1
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Multidimensional approaches to reduce rising caesarean section rate in Nizwa hospital
Dhar. H, Rathi. B, Hamdi. I
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.111202

The effect of cholesterol and Chol: HDL ratio in Ischemic Heart Disease
Hussein H. Dmour, Mohammed Issa Aladwan, Eman F Khreisat, Laith A-salam Obeidat, Ahmed El Ali
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.111203

The knowledge attitude and practice regarding diabetes and diabetic retinopathy among the final year medical students of King Faisal University Medical College of Al Hasa region of Saudi Arabia: A cross sectional survey
Zahiruddin Baber Malik Sajjad, Eisa Mohammad Al Saleh
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.111204

Making Supervision Supportive and Sustainable in Primary Health Care Services in Abia State, Nigeria
Enwereji, Ezinne Ezinna, Enwereji , Kelechi Okechukwu
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.111205

Knowledge of computer vision syndrome among Nigerian Ophthalmologists: An exploratory study
C. O. Omolase, J .F. A. Owoeye, D. Y. Ribadu, B. O. Omolase, D. E. Agborubere, M. A. Seidu
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.111206

Congenital Chylous ascites
Issa Khashashneh, Moh,d S. Khasawneh
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.111207

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March 2013 - Volume 11 Issue 2
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Obstacles facing primary health care physicians in diagnosing and managing depressed patients in the Tabuk area of Saudi Arabia
Hashim Hassan Ahmad
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.112209

Health Related Quality of Life of Patients with Chronic Liver Disease Attending Family Practice Clinic, Suez Canal University Hospital, Ismailia, Egypt
Almaza A. Salem, Mosleh A. Ismail , Mansoura F. Salem, Maha M. Moharram, Mostafa M. Ragheb
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.112210

Metabolic deterioration just after infancy
Mehmet Rami Helvaci, Murat Tutanc, Vefik Arica
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.112211

H. pylori infection among children with cancer in Nanakaly hospital for blood diseases in Erbil
Marwan Majeed, Mouroge AL Ani
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.112212

Basal cell carcinoma with perineural invasion: a case report
Basel Alrawashdeh, Mohammad Hilalat
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.112213

Musculoskeletal pain in children is different
Mouroge H. A. L. Ani
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.112214

Knowledge and Practice of Primary Care Physicians in Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Khalid Al Sha’alan; Mazen Ferwana, Saeed Ur Rahman, Imad Abdulmajed Yaseen
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.112215

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April/May 2013
- Volume 11 Issue 3
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Diabetes Awareness and Behavioural Risk Factors among University Students in Saudi Arabia
Halimic Aida, Gage Heather, Vrikki Maria, Williams Peter
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.113235

Intradialytic Hypotension Complication, in Cardiac and Non Cardiac Risky End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Patients
Saeed Mohamed Alwan, Mohsen Awad Ben Humam, Huda Ba-Saleem
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.113236

Anthropometric measures in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM): An Indian Perspective
Navtej Singh, Jyotsna Singh, Prithpal S Matreja , C S Shergil, Ajitpal S Gill

DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.113237

BCG Survey: An Experience in Mohmand Agency FATA
Hamzullah Khan, Dr Bilal, Dr Khalid Khan, Dr Nazish Farooqi

DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.113238

Knowledge on location of organs in the body among patients attending a university family practice in Sri Lanka
Janaka Ramanayake, Dinusha Perera, Aruni de Silva, Deepama Sumanasekara, Leela R.Jayasinghe Rudarshi Gunasekara, Piumika Chandrasiri
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.113239

Microbiological Surveillance of operation theaters in Al-Gamhorea Teaching Hospital Aden, Yemen
Raga Ahmed Ali Musaid

DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.113240

Critical Stonefish Envenomation: A Case Report
Raeda Al-Ghananim, Basim Almomani, Yazan Qawasmeh, Alaa Tawalbeh, Mahdi Frehat

DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.113241


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June 2013 - Volume 11 Issue 4
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Study of some non-traditional roles ascribed to vitamin D include immune-modulating effects and anti-inflammatory in sera of Iraqi myocardial infarction patients
Wasem Yousif Mahmmad AL-dulaimy, Nijoud Faisal Yousif AL-saarag
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.114256

A survey of factors affecting patients’ decision in selecting governmental and private hospitals in Tabriz, Iran
Ali Jannati, Elham Dadgar, Ma’soomeh Gholizadeh, Leila Alizadeh, Mohammad Tgaghi Khodayari, Mohammad Amin Bahrami
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.114257

The Relation between Students’ Socio-Economic Status, Internet Use Mode and Attendance on Success Rate in Medical College
Mohammed Asaad Albayaty
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.114258

Health System Development and Mortality Transitions in Libya
Asharaf Abdul Salam, Mailud El-Amari, Om Prakash Lathwal
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.114259

Postpartum related acute renal failure mortality, at haemodialysis, Aden, Yemen
Saeed Mohamed Alwan, Mohsen Awad Ben Humam, Ahmed Saeed Mansub
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.114260

Malaria as a Cause of Acute Renal Failure and/or Hepatic Dysfunction in Aden Haemodialysis HD Center, Al-Gamhouria Teaching Hospital, Yemen
Saeed Mohamed Alwan, Yassin Abdul Kader Yassin, Hael Saeed Abdullah
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.114261

Renal Colic during Pregnancy: Review of 21 cases
Mohannad Al Naser, Mahmoud Alkhateeb, Firas Khori, Mai Mahmoud Abu Salem
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.114262

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July 2013 - Volume 11 Issue 5
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Frequency, causes and effectivity of herbal therapy in type 2 diabetic patients
Ali Kutlucan, Yusuf Aydin, Fatih Ermis, Davut Baltaci, Leyla Yilmaz Aydin, Elif Onder
Gokhan Celbek
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.115264

The effect of cholesterol and Chol: HDL ratio in Ischemic Heart Disease
Hussein H. Dmour, Mohammed Issa Aladwan, Eman F Khreisat, Laith A-salam Obeidat
Ahmed El Ali
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.115265

Determinants of Healthy Dietary Practices Among University Students
Hanan E. Badr, Dina H. Bayoumy
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.115266

The Way Forward to Public Health in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Countries: A Need for Public Health Systems and Law
Tawfik A M Khoja, Waris Qidwai, Mohamed Sayed H. Ahmed, Salman Rawaf, Kashmira Nanji
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.115267

Teaching Communication Skills in Undergraduate Medical Students: Is Role Play going to help?
Firdous Jahan, Huda Al Shibli, Najam Siddiqi
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.115268

Glycemic control: What level should we reach?
Almoutaz Alkhier Ahmed, Emad Alsharief, Ali Alsharief
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.115269

Difficult patient encounters in the developing world
Dhar H, Dhar D
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.115270

An Oldest Cost Effective Method: The Art of History Taking
Muharrem AK, Cemil Isik Sonmez, Mehmet Memis
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.115271

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August 2013 - Volume 11 Issue 6
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Quality of Prescription writing for children in family medicine, Suez Canal University, Egypt
Hassan Ali Abdelwahid, Mohamed Hany Shehata, Nadia Mahmoud Elsayed
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.116273

Impact of school breakfast and lunch program on iron deficiency anemia in school children
Mahdi Q H Frehat, Aghadeer M Alhadidi, Kefah Alqa'qa, Reham Mardini, Omaima Aljarah
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.116274

Firework injuries. War injuries in peace time
Abdulnasser Ahmed Al- Wali, Nasser A.A. Harhara, Nasser Al-Ahmedi, Hameed Salem Hameed
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.116275

Promotion of inter-conception maternal health through child vaccination sessions
Laila M. Kamel, Maha A. Mowafy, Sami A. El Sisi
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.116276

Food habits among adolescents in Colombo, Sri Lanka
Shyamale Samaranayaka
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.116277

Procalcitonin as a new marker in Diabetic Foot Infection Grades
Shler Ghafour Raheem, Ruqaya Muhammed Al- Barzinji, Ali Abdulrazzak Al-Dabbagh
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.116278

The Effect of Nasal Steroid Spray in the Treatment of Otitis Media with Effusion in Children - Non Random Therapeutic Trial
Hamed Mahmood Alnakeeb, Ahmed Humadi, Mohammed Asaad, Noora Noor Jahber
DOI: 10.5742/MEJFM.2013.116279

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September 2013 - Volume 11 Issue 7
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Depression among Elderly Subjects Attending Primary Health care Centers in Abha City, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Eisa Y. Ghazwani, Hassan M. Almusa
DOI: 10.5742/MEFM.2014.92408

An Arabic instrument to Measure Medication Adherence in Saudi Hypertensive Patients
Fatmah Jabr Alsolami, Xiang-Yu Hou, Ignacio Correa-Velez, Sami M Bahlas
DOI: 10.5742/MEFM.2014.92409

Lipid levels and association with disease activity in Rheumatoid Arthritis and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus patients in Saudi Arabia
Sami Bahlas, Maimoona Mushtaq Ahmed
DOI: 10.5742/MEFM.2014.92410

Tropical Public Health: Malaria Education
Hassan Nur Ayyoub
DOI: 10.5742/MEFM.2014.92411

The frequency of scabies among patients attending the dermatology department in Erbil, Iraq
Alaa Abdulrahman Sulaiman
DOI: 10.5742/MEFM.2014.92412

Body mass index or body weight alone
Mehmet Rami Helvaci, Yusuf Aydin, Mehmet Gundogdu
DOI: 10.5742/MEFM.2014.92413

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October 2013 - Volume 11 Issue 8
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Functional outcome and stability of Arthroscopic Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Using Four-Strand Hamstring Graft - a comparative study
Arash Ravandi, Bodo Lazlo, Maryam Nooritajer
DOI: 10.5742/MEFM.2014.92415

Causes for hospitalization in Pediatric Ward in Prince Zaid Hospital
Ghazi Al Salaita, Hazem Al Masri, Khaled Amro, Mahdi Farah, Majdi Al Jaafreh
DOI: 10.5742/MEFM.2014.92416

Primary Care Physicians’ Knowledge, Attitude and Prescribing Practices for Acute Respiratory Tract Infections in Children Aged (2-59) Months in Ismailia Governorate
Waleed Sayed Ahmed, Hebatallah Nour Eldein Abdelsatar, Mosleh Abdel Rahman Ismail
DOI: 10.5742/MEFM.2014.92417

Maternal anemia status among pregnant women in Erbil city, Iraq
Awat Feqe Ahmed, Khalis B. Mohammed-Ali
DOI: 10.5742/MEFM.2014.92418

Prevalence of obesity in secondary schools females in Al-Karkh side of Baghdad city
Mayasah A. Sadiq
DOI: 10.5742/MEFM.2014.92419

Determinants of smoking initiation and smoking cessation among employees of oil companies in Kuwait
Hussain Younis Ali, Khaled Khudadah, Omar Booz, Mohamed Moussa, Aref Alabbasi,
Rima Al-Adsani

DOI: 10.5742/MEFM.2014.92420

Overview of neonatal death at Al-Wahda Teaching Hospital in Aden, Yemen 2006 - 2008
Nagat Abdul Wahed Noman, Suha Abdul Malek Aghbari, Abdul Samad Taresh
DOI: 10.5742/MEFM.2014.92421

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November 2013 - Volume 11 Issue 9
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Addressing Health Care Needs of Communities? A call for Revamping Medical Education Curriculum
Waris Qidwai
DOI: 10.5742/MEFM.2014.92423

The influence of hormones on acne in females
Alaa Abdulrahman Sulaiman
DOI: 10.5742/MEFM.2014.92424

What do patients value in their interactions with doctors?
Acharya S, Butterworth K, Shrestha N, Jaiswal D, Phuyal A, Bhattarai P
DOI: 10.5742/MEFM.2014.92425

Referral letters from General Practitioners to Hospitals in Sri Lanka; Lack information and clarity
R.P.J.C. Ramanayake, D.P. Perera, A.H.W. de Silva, R.D.N. Sumanasekera, L.R. Jayasinghe,
K.A.T. Fernando, L.A.C.L. Athukorala

DOI: 10.5742/MEFM.2014.92426

Relationship between Patients’ Understanding of Treatment Plan and Medication Compliance
Ahmed I Albarrak, Jawaher Almulhem, Saad H. Alfraikh, Mohammed Alotaibi, Rafiuddin Mohammed
DOI: 10.5742/MEFM.2014.92427

The Accuracy of Clinical Signs in Detecting Dehydration in Children
Manahel AlSabbagh
DOI: 10.5742/MEFM.2014.92428

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December 2013 - Volume 11 Issue 10
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Microalbuminuria as a Risk Factor for Renal Dysfunction in Diabetic Patients in the British and Saudi Arabia Populations
Abdulrahman S. M. Al-Ajlan
DOI: 10.5742/MEFM.2014.92431

Assessing Children’s Knowledge and the Impact of a Specific Health Awareness Program on the Weight Status of Overweight Children in Erbil City
Sherzad Abdulahad Shabu, Namir Ghanim Al-Tawil
DOI: 10.5742/MEFM.2014.92432

Effect of Switching from Free Co-administration of Sulfonylurea and Metformin to Combined Combination of Glibenclamide and Metformin (Glucovance®) on Postprandial Glycemic Control in a Sample of Iraqi Type 2 Diabetics
Abbas Mahdi Rahmah
DOI: 10.5742/MEFM.2014.92433

RABI - An Acronym to Aid Critical Appraisal of Validity
Mazen Saleh Ferwana
DOI: 10.5742/MEFM.2014.92434

A new treatment approach in tuberculosis
Mehmet Rami Helvaci, Seckin Akkucuk, Akin Aydogan
DOI: 10.5742/MEFM.2014.92435

Role of herbal medicines in cardiovascular diseases
Qudsia Anjum, Juveria Fakhruddi
DOI: 10.5742/MEFM.2014.92436