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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28098107/knowledge-and-attitude-towards-organ-donation-among-adult-population-in-al-kharj-saudi-arabia
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Sandeep Agrawal, Saud Binsaleem, Mohammed Al-Homrani, Abdullaziz Al-Juhayim, Abdullah Al-Harbi
Organ transplantation is a lifesaving treatment for patients with end-stage organ failure. Despite the advanced medical science and technology, shortage of organs had led to a growing gap between the demand for organs and the number of donors. With a limited number of studies on the subject and based on those findings, the public knowledge and attitudes must be assessed to understand more clearly that why many people are opposing donating their organs in Saudi Arabia. The objective of our study was to assess the knowledge and attitude of the adult population toward organ donation in Saudi Arabia...
January 2017: Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28042271/knowledge-and-attitudes-of-dental-interns-toward-denture-adhesives-in-king-saud-university-riyadh-saudi-arabia
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Sara Mohammad Al Taweel, Huda Ahmed Al Shehri
OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to evaluate the knowledge and attitudes of dental interns at King Saud University College of Dentistry (KSUCD) regarding denture adhesives (DAs). MATERIALS AND METHODS: Surveys were distributed to dental interns at KSUCD (n = 100). Cross-tabulations with the Pearson-™s Chi-square test were used to compare variables using the Statistical Package for Social Sciences (P ≤ 0.05). RESULTS: Approximately, 85...
October 2016: European Journal of Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28032046/parents-satisfaction-with-pediatric-dental-care-provided-by-dental-college-riyadh
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Manal A AlMutairi
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the level of parents' satisfaction with pediatric dental care provided by dental students at the College of Dentistry and explore the factors associated with various parents' demographics. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A cross-sectional study was conducted among parents (n = 150) whose children received dental care in dental colleges in King Saud University (KSU) in Riyadh. The parents were asked to fill a self-administered dental satisfaction questionnaire between Februry and April 2016...
November 2016: Journal of International Society of Preventive & Community Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28004295/vitamin-d-status-correction-in-saudi-arabia-an-experts-consensus-under-the-auspices-of-the-european-society-for-clinical-and-economic-aspects-of-osteoporosis-osteoarthritis-and-musculoskeletal-diseases-esceo
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Nasser M Al-Daghri, Yousef Al-Saleh, Naji Aljohani, Riad Sulimani, Abdulaziz M Al-Othman, Hanan Alfawaz, Mona Fouda, Fahad Al-Amri, Awad Shahrani, Mohammed Alharbi, Fahad Alshahrani, Waleed Tamimi, Shaun Sabico, Rene Rizzoli, Jean-Yves Reginster
BACKGROUND: Vitamin D deficiency is common in the Middle East and in Saudi Arabia, in particular. While several international recommendations on the management of vitamin D deficiency have been documented and practiced globally, these recommendations should be adapted to the conditions of the Middle Eastern region. To address this challenge, the Prince Mutaib Chair for Biomarkers of Osteoporosis (PMCO) in King Saud University (KSU), Riyadh, KSA, together with local experts and in cooperation with the European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis (ESCEO), organized a panel that formulated unified recommendations in the diagnosis and treatment of vitamin D deficiency in the region...
December 2017: Archives of Osteoporosis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27993128/high-school-versus-graduate-entry-in-a-saudi-medical-school-is-there-any-difference-in-academic-performance-and-professionalism-lapses
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Ahmed Rumayyan Al Rumayyan, Abdulaziz Ahmed Al Zahrani, Tahir Kamal Hameed
BACKGROUND: King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences (KSAU-HS) was the first university in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia offering both high school entry and graduate entry (GE) students into medical school. We compared the academic performance and professionalism lapses of high school entry and GE students who undertook the same curriculum and examinations in the College of Medicine, Riyadh, KSAU-HS. METHODS: Examination scores of 196 high school graduates and 54 GE students over a 4-year period (2010-2014) were used as a measure of academic achievement...
December 19, 2016: BMC Medical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27973949/robot-assisted-heller-s-myotomy-for-achalasia-in-children
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Tariq Altokhais, Hala Mandora, Ayed Al-Qahtani, Abdulrahman Al-Bassam
BACKGROUND: Achalasia is rare in children. Surgical options include open, laparoscopic and robotic approaches. However, Heller's myotomy remains the treatment of choice. This report describes our experience with robot-assisted Heller's myotomy in children and presents a review of the literature. METHODS: Included in this study are children who underwent robot-assisted Heller's myotomy for esophageal achalasia via the Da Vinci surgical system between 2004 and 2015 at King Saud University Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia...
December 2016: Comput Assist Surg (Abingdon)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27843351/orthodontic-treatment-need-among-young-saudis-attending-public-versus-private-dental-practices-in-riyadh
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Asma M Al-Jobair, Laila F Baidas, Anfal A Al-Hamid, Sara G Al-Qahtani, Amani T Al-Najjar, Huda M Al-Kawari
OBJECTIVE: To assess and compare the severity of malocclusion and orthodontic treatment need among young Saudis receiving free treatment at public dental practices versus those paying for treatment at private practices. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This retrospective study evaluated the records of 300 patients (179 females, 121 males; age 13-21 years) treated at orthodontic clinics from 2013 through 2015. The public sample was selected from orthodontic clinics at the College of Dentistry, King Saud University (KSU); the private sample was selected from five private orthodontic clinics in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia...
2016: Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27833487/measurement-of-endotracheal-tube-cuff-pressure-instrumental-versus-conventional-method
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Mueen Ullah Khan, Rashid Khokar, Sadia Qureshi, Tariq Al Zahrani, Mansoor Aqil, Motasim Shiraz
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the conventional practice of endotracheal tube (ETT) cuff inflation and pressure measurement as compared to the instrumental method. STUDY DESIGN: Prospective observational study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY: Department of Anaesthesia, King Saud University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (June 2014-July 2014). METHODS: A total of 100 adult patients were observed according to the syringe size used Group-1 (10 ml) and Group-2 (20 ml) for ETT cuff inflation in general anesthesia...
October 2016: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27833484/drug-compliance-among-hypertensive-patients-in-a-teaching-hospital
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A R Alanzi, D A Aldohayan, A F Alsohaim, K I Alqumaizi
OBJECTIVE: To determine the compliance rate and associated factors among hypertensive patients in a teaching hospital. STUDY DESIGN: A cross-sectional study. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Ethical approval taken from the Institutional Ethics Committee (No. 00101/9/2013). One hundred adult hypertensive patients were interviewed using a pretested, structured, closed ended questionnaire. Inclusion criteria include all adult hypertensive patients attending outpatient clinic from 1(st) to 28(th) November 2013 at King Saud Medical City...
October 2016: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27821170/your-professionalism-is-not-my-professionalism-congruence-and-variance-in-the-views-of-medical-students-and-faculty-about-professionalism
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Kamran Sattar, Sue Roff, Sultan Ayoub Meo
BACKGROUND: Medical professionalism is an essential aspect of medical education and practice worldwide and it must be adopted according to different social and cultural contexts. We examined the current congruence and variance in the perception of professionalism in undergraduate medical students and faculty members in one medical school in Saudi Arabia. METHODS: The target population was first year to final year medical students of College of Medicine, King Saud University...
November 8, 2016: BMC Medical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27811291/fungal-microbiota-profile-in-newly-diagnosed-treatment-na%C3%A3-ve-children-with-crohn-s-disease
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Mohammad El Mouzan, Feng Wang, Mohammad Al Mofarreh, Rajita Menon, Ahmad Al Barrag, Kirill S Korolev, Ahmad Al Sarkhy, Mona Al Asmi, Yassin Hamed, Anjum Saeed, Scot E Dowd, Asaad Assiri, Harland Winter
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Although increasing evidence suggests a role for fungi in inflammatory bowel disease [IBD], data are scarce and mostly from adults. Our aim was to define the characteristics of fungal microbiota in newly diagnosed treatment-naïve children with Crohn's disease [CD]. METHODS: The children referred for colonoscopy were prospectively enrolled in the study at King Khalid University Hospital, King Saud University, and Al Mofarreh Polyclinics in Riyadh...
November 3, 2016: Journal of Crohn's & Colitis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27806807/intraoperative-dilatation-and-air-tight-testing-of-the-hepaticojejunostomy-a-new-technique
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Hamad Hadi Al-Qahtani
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effect of creating an air-tight anastomosis and intraoperative dilatation of the hepaticojejunostomy (HJ) in reducing the early and long-term complications. STUDY DESIGN: Interventional study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY: Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, between March 2008 and January 2016. METHODOLOGY: After completion of HJ, the anastomosis was tested for air-tightness, and dilated with Kelly clamp in all patients undergoing the procedure...
October 2016: Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons—Pakistan: JCPSP
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27803720/prevalence-of-body-dysmorphic-disorder-and-its-association-with-body-features-in-female-medical-students
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Shaik Shaffi Ahamed, Jawaher Enani, Lama Alfaraidi, Lujain Sannari, Rihaf Algain, Zainah Alsawah, Ali Al Hazmi
BACKGROUND: Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is a distressing psychiatric disorder. So far there have not been any studies on BDD in Saudi Arabia. OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of body dysmorphic disorder in female medical students and to investigate whether there is an association between BDD and body features of concern, social anxiety and symptoms of BDD. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A cross sectional study was carried out on female medical students of the college of medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia during January to April, 2015...
June 2016: Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27752234/the-impact-of-obesity-related-websites-on-decision-making-among-students-in-saudi-arabia
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Ahmed I Albarrak, Rafiuddin Mohammed, Nasriah Zakaria, Lujain M Alyousef, Noura B Almefgai, Hend D Alqahtani, Hanan S Alamer, Ahlam A Alsulaiman
Background & Objectives: The present study was to investigate the use of the internet among university students accessing obesity health information and further to measure their satisfaction and in decision-making. Methods: A cross sectional study, among students at King Saud University (KSU), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. This study received ethical clearance from Institutional Review Board, College of Medicine, KSU. Female and male of undergraduate and postgraduate, enrolled through a random sampling. The survey questionnaire was self-administered and consisted of two sections...
September 2016: Saudi Pharmaceutical Journal: SPJ: the Official Publication of the Saudi Pharmaceutical Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27729821/saudi-dental-students-opinions-on-the-qualities-and-attributes-of-an-effective-dental-teacher
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Asma M Al-Jobair, Maha A AlSarheed
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate Saudi dental students' opinions on the qualities and attributes of an effective dental teacher. METHODS: This cross-sectional study was conducted between March and May 2014 at the College of Dentistry, King Saud University. Self-administered questionnaires were distributed to all students enrolled in the 2013/2014 academic year. The questionnaire contained 43 items regarding students' opinions on the qualities and attributes of a good dental teacher...
2016: Advances in Medical Education and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27710988/outcome-of-loop-versus-divided-colostomy-in-the-management-of-anorectal-malformations
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Osama Ibrahim Almosallam, Ali Aseeri, Saud Al Shanafey
BACKGROUND: Colostomy is a common part of the management of high anorectal malformation (ARM) in the pediatric population. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate whether the type of colostomy (loop vs divided) has an impact on outcome in patients with ARM. DESIGN: A retrospective study. SETTING: King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, a tertiary care center. PATIENTS AND METHODS: All patients who were managed with colostomy for ARM and had definitive repair during the period of January 2000 to December 2014...
September 2016: Annals of Saudi Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27686310/research-productivity-of-gulf-cooperation-council-gcc-countries-in-science-and-social-sciences
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Sultan Ayoub Meo, Abdul Latif Mahesar, Saeed Ahmed Sheikh, Kamran Sattar, Ishfaq A Bukhari
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the research progress of Gulf Cooperation Council countries in science and social sciences. METHODS: This study was conducted in the Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, from June 2014 to February 2015.All research documents related to the 1996-2013 period having an affiliation with Gulf Cooperation Council countries, including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman, were tracked...
October 2016: JPMA. the Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27651549/correlation-between-autism-treatment-evaluation-checklist-atec-and-childhood-autism-rating-scale-cars-in-the-evaluation-of-autism-spectrum-disorder
#18
Nouf Backer Al Backer
Identification of health issues in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is paramount to provide appropriate care and interventions. The Autism Treatment Evaluation Checklist (ATEC) is the one of the few current measures that assesses ASD-associated health problems thus informing intervention decisions. However, little research has been conducted to compare ATEC with other more recognized measures such as the Childhood Autism Rating Scale (CARS). It is unclear whether these two scales can be used interchangeably or whether high scores on one scale are comparable to the other...
2016: Sudanese Journal of Paediatrics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27625584/perceived-stress-and-associated-factors-among-medical-students
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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/27570850/a-biomechanical-study-of-pediatric-flexor-profundus-tendon-repair-comparing-the-tensile-strengths-of-3-suture-techniques
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Turki A Al-Thunayan, Mohammed T Al-Zahrani, Ahmad A Hakeem, Fahad M Al-Zahrani, Mohammad M Al-Qattan
OBJECTIVES: To investigate the tensile strength of repaired flexor profundus tendons in young lambs, which would be equivalent to repairs in children older than 2 years of age. METHODS: A comparative in-vitro experimental study conducted at King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from October 2014 to December 2015. We utilized 30 flexor profundus tendons of young lambs with a width of 4 mm. All tendons were repaired with a 4-strand repair technique using 4/0 polypropylene core sutures...
September 2016: Saudi Medical Journal
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