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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27625588/comment-on-social-anxiety-disorder-in-saudi-adolescent-boys-prevalence-subtypes-and-parenting-styles-as-a-risk-factor
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Manikandan Srinivasan, Pruthu Thekkur, Mahendra M Reddy, Kalaiselvi Selvaraj
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2016: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27625587/promotion-of-voluntary-blood-donation-among-hospital-employees
#2
Nitin Agarwal, Prashant Pandey, Praveen Kumar
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2016: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27625586/parents-perception-of-children-s-obesity-in-al-qassim-saudi-arabia
#3
Abdulrahman A Al-Mohaimeed
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Although the prevalence of childhood obesity has increased significantly in Saudi Arabia, parents are unable to appreciate obesity in their child. The objective of the study was to identify the percentage of parents who misclassify the status of child's weight, and determine whether there is a difference between those parents whose children are overweight and obese and those with children of normal weight. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This cross-sectional study included 601 children aged 6-10 years...
September 2016: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27625585/patients-attitudes-towards-the-participation-of-medical-students-in-clinical-examination-and-care-in-western-saudi-arabia
#4
Sarah B Aljoudi, Somayah S Alsolami, Fayssal M Farahat, Basim Alsaywid, Wesam Abuznadah
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Patients are essential for the acquisition and development of medical students clinical skills for their tasks. The study aimed to identify factors that influence patients' attitudes towards the involvement of medical students in clinical examination and care in Western Saudi Arabia. METHODS: A cross-sectional study using self-administered questionnaire was conducted among Saudi and non-Saudi patients at two university hospitals in Jeddah, Western Saudi Arabia...
September 2016: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27625584/perceived-stress-and-associated-factors-among-medical-students
#5
Abdalla A Saeed, Ahmed A Bahnassy, Nasser A Al-Hamdan, Faisal S Almudhaibery, Anisah Z Alyahya
BACKGROUND: Stress and its psychological manifestations are currently a major source of concern. Medical education poses challenging and potentially threatening demands for students throughout the world. OBJECTIVES: To determine the prevalence and factors associated with perceived stress in medical students in the College of Medicine, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This was a cross-sectional study on all medical students of batches 9, 10, and 11, which constituted all the enrolled students...
September 2016: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27625583/clinical-presentation-and-treatment-outcome-of-molar-pregnancy-ten-years-experience-at-a-tertiary-care-hospital-in-dammam-saudi-arabia
#6
Ayman A Al-Talib
OBJECTIVES: To study the clinical presentation and treatment outcome of molar pregnancy at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Reviewed medical records of all molar pregnancy cases among all the deliveries at a tertiary care hospital in Dammam from 2005 to 2014, after approval by institutional ethical review committee. Data abstracted included patient's age, parity, presenting symptoms, gestational age at diagnosis, uterine size, ultrasonographic findings, BhCG level at the time of diagnosis and at follow-up after evacuation, and blood loss during evacuation...
September 2016: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27625582/efficacy-of-patient-discharge-instructions-a-pointer-toward-caregiver-friendly-communication-methods-from-pediatric-emergency-personnel
#7
Nesrin Al-Harthy, Kavita M Sudersanadas, Mohammed Al-Mutairi, Senthilvel Vasudevan, Ghada Bin Saleh, Malak Al-Mutairi, Lenna W Hussain
BACKGROUND: Discharge instructions are vital in postemergency patient care to help the caregiver understand the diagnosis and identify symptoms which require prompt readmission. In general, oral or written instructions are provided on discharge. However, there is a dearth of information on the efficacy of discharge instructions provided by physicians in KSA. OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the efficacy of discharge instructions for postpediatrics emergency visit. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This observational cross-sectional survey conducted in the Department of Paediatric Emergency at King Abdul Aziz Medical City, Riyadh, KSA, included 173 literate adult caregivers who had given their consent...
September 2016: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27625581/serum-vitamin-b12-and-thyroid-hormone-levels-in-saudi-patients-with-multiple-sclerosis
#8
Fahd A Al-Khamis
OBJECTIVES: To determine the relationship between Vitamin B12 levels and thyroid hormones in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). MATERIALS AND METHODS: One hundred and ten patients with MS were recruited for this study after Institutional Review Board approval. All patients signed a written informed consent form and donated a single blood sample. Plasma Vitamin B12 levels, triiodothyronine (T3), and thyroxine (T4) hormone levels were measured. Data were analyzed using the Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) software...
September 2016: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27625580/attitudes-and-perceptions-towards-hpv-vaccination-among-young-women-in-saudi-arabia
#9
Aneela N Hussain, Abdullah Alkhenizan, Patricia McWalter, Nusrat Qazi, Amal Alshmassi, Samina Farooqi, Ahmed Abdulkarim
BACKGROUND: Rising incidence of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and cervical cancer can be reduced by effective vaccination. Saudi Food and Drug Administration approved prophylactic HPV vaccine in 2010 for females of 11-26 years. OBJECTIVES: To determine the awareness of HPV infection, its health sequel and the attitude and barriers to the acceptance of HPV vaccine by young women in Saudi Arabia. Dynamics influencing the decision of patients and parents regarding vaccination were assessed to foster effective and strategically focused interventions...
September 2016: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27625579/using-prefrailty-to-detect-early-disability
#10
Miguel A Acosta-Benito, Ignacio Sevilla-Machuca
INTRODUCTION: In an aging population, new strategies are required to identify individuals at risk of adverse health outcomes. Frailty syndrome is related to negative health events. This increased risk may be used to identify individuals in which interventions can delay the onset of physical and functional complications. The aim of the study was to determine the relationship between the onset of frailty and the beginning of functional disability. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This was a cross-sectional observational study with consecutive sampling to analyze 146 patients aged seventy and older who come to the primary care center...
September 2016: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27625578/risky-health-behaviors-among-students-in-majmaah-university-kingdom-of-saudi-arabia
#11
Tahir Ansari, Talal Alghamdi, Mansour Alzahrani, Fahad Alfhaid, Waqas Sami, Bader A Aldahash, Dukhayel S Aldukhayel, Fahad S Alshanbah, Naif M Almutairi
INTRODUCTION: Risky behaviors are those that potentially expose people to harm, or significant risk of harm, which prevent them from reaching their potential in life and which can cause significant morbidity or mortality. OBJECTIVES: The objectives of the study were to determine the overall prevalence of risky behaviors among university students; to determine the prevalence of smoking, drifting, fast driving and physical inactivity among university students; and to determine the associations between such behavior and demographic characteristics...
September 2016: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27186163/erratum-control-of-type-2-diabetes-in-king-abdulaziz-housing-city-iskan-population-saudi-arabia
#12
(no author information available yet)
[This corrects the article on p. 1 in vol. 23, PMID: 26929722.].
May 2016: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27186162/esophageal-eosinophilia-in-secondary-adrenal-insufficiency
#13
Chetana Sen, Krishnarpan Chatterjee
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 2016: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27186161/author-s-reply
#14
Afrah I Babli, Kasim M AlDawood, Ammar H Khamis
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 2016: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27186160/vitamin-d-for-infants
#15
Manas P Roy
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 2016: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27186159/the-unexpected-truth-about-dates-and-hypoglycemia
#16
Mohammed I Yasawy
BACKGROUND: Dates are a concentrated source of essential nutrients, vitamins, minerals, and carbohydrates (CHOs), which are necessary for the maintenance of optimum health. Most of the CHOs in dates come from sugars including glucose and fructose. Dates are commonly consumed in Saudi Arabia, particularly at the time of breaking the fast to provide instant energy and maintain blood sugar level. However, dates may cause hypoglycemia in a rare condition named as heredity fructose intolerance (HFI), and a few families have been to see us with a history of that nature...
May 2016: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27186158/preconception-care-in-saudi-women-with-diabetes-mellitus
#17
Amal Y Madanat, Eman A Sheshah
BACKGROUND: The rate of preexisting diabetes mellitus (DM) in Saudi Arabia is one of the highest in the world. The role of preconception care (PCC) is well-established as a means of improving pregnancy outcomes in DM. OBJECTIVES: To assess the rate of preconception counseling, the level of PCC knowledge, and the rate of unplanned pregnancies in Saudi women with DM. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A cross-sectional study was conducted among 355 Saudi women aged 18-49 years with self-reported DM...
May 2016: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27186157/seroprevalence-of-erythrovirus-b19-in-saudi-pregnant-women
#18
Ayman K Johargy
BACKGROUND: Erythrovirus B19 infection is associated with clinical symptoms that range from mild to severe. The common clinical presentation of B19 virus (B19V) infection is erythema infectiosum, arthropathy, aplastic crisis, and fetal infection. Infection in seronegative pregnant women can lead to fetal hydrops. OBJECTIVES: To determine the seroprevalence of immunoglobulin G (IgG) to erythrovirus B19 in Saudi pregnant women in the cities of Makkah and Jeddah in Saudi Arabia...
May 2016: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27186156/gender-inequality-in-acute-coronary-syndrome-patients-at-omdurman-teaching-hospital-sudan
#19
Hyder O Mirghani, Mohammed A Elnour, Akasha M Taha, Abdulateef S Elbadawi
BACKGROUND: Gender differences among patients with the acute coronary syndrome is still being debated, no research has been done on gender inequality among coronary syndrome patients in Sudan. OBJECTIVES: To study gender differences in presentation, management, and outcomes of acute coronary syndrome in Sudan. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: This cross-sectional descriptive longitudinal study was conducted in Omdurman Teaching Hospital between July 2014 and August 2015...
May 2016: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27186155/can-the-management-of-blood-sugar-levels-in-gestational-diabetes-mellitus-cases-be-an-indicator-of-maternal-and-fetal-outcomes-the-results-of-a-prospective-cohort-study-from-india
#20
Rajesh Jain, Sanjeev Davey, Anuradha Davey, Santosh K Raghav, Jai V Singh
BACKGROUND: Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is emerging as an important public health problem in India owing to its increasing prevalence since the last decade. The issue addressed in the study was whether the management of blood sugar levels in GDM cases can predict maternal and fetal outcomes. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A prospective cohort study was done for 1 year from October 1, 2013, to September 31, 2014, at 652 diabetic screening units as a part of the Gestational Diabetes Prevention and Control Project approved by the Indian Government in the district of Kanpur, state of Uttar Pradesh...
May 2016: Journal of Family & Community Medicine
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