• A Review of Cardiac Rehabilitation Delivery Around the World 

      Pesah, Ella; Supervia, Marta; Turk-Adawi, Karam; Grace, Sherry L. ( W.B. Saunders , 2017 , Article Review)
      Herein, 28 publications describing cardiac rehabilitation (CR) delivery in 50 of the 113 countries globally suspected to deliver it are reviewed, to characterize the nature of services. Government funding was the main ...
    • ADding negative pRESSure to improve healING (the DRESSING trial): a RCT protocol. 

      Gillespie, Brigid M.; Webster, Joan; Ellwood, David; Stapleton, Helen; Whitty, Jennifer A.; ... more authors ( BMJ Publishing Group Limited , 2016 , Article)
      INTRODUCTION: Obese women are more likely to develop a surgical site infection (SSI) following caesarean section (CS) than non-obese women. Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) is increasingly being used to reduce SSI ...
    • Addressing context to understand physical activity among Muslim university students: the role of gender, family, and culture. 

      Aljayyousi, Ghadir Fakhri; Abu-Munshar, Maher; Al-Salim, Farid; Osman, El Rayah ( BMC , 2019 , Article)
      Physical inactivity is a crucial risk factor for the development of chronic health issues, which have a high incidence among Arabs living in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. The Qatar Stepwise Survey 2012 ...
    • Adherence to evidence-based pressure injury prevention guidelines in routine clinical practice: a longitudinal study. 

      Chaboyer, Wendy; Bucknall, T; Gillespie, B; Thalib, Lukman ( Wiley , 2017 , Article)
      The aim of this longitudinal study was to describe adherence to evidence-based pressure injury (PI) prevention guidelines in routine clinical practice in Australian hospitals. Data were analysed from four control sites of ...
    • Adolescent perspectives about their participation in alcohol intervention research in emergency care: A qualitative exploration using ethical principles as an analytical framework. 

      Lynch, Ellen; McGovern, Ruth; Elzerbi, Catherine; Breckons, Matthew; Deluca, Paolo; ... more authors ( Public Library of Science , 2019 , Article)
      To explore adolescents' experiences of consenting to, and participating in, alcohol intervention trials when attending for emergency care. In-depth semi-structured interviews with 27 adolescents (16 males; aged 14-17 years ...
    • Alcohol Consumption, Early-Onset Drinking, and Health-Related Consequences in Adolescents Presenting at Emergency Departments in England 

      Donoghue, Kim; Rose, Hannah; Boniface, Sadie; Deluca, Paolo; Coulton, Simon; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2017 , Article)
      PurposeGlobally, alcohol use is the leading cause of ill health and life years lost in adolescents, although its clinical impact is often overlooked, particularly in England where most research is based in schools. This ...
    • Alcohol use and burden for 195 countries and territories, 1990-2016: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 

      Griswold M.G.; Fullman N.; Hawley C.; Arian N.; Zimsen S.R.M.; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2018 , Conference Paper)
      Background Alcohol use is a leading risk factor for death and disability, but its overall association with health remains complex given the possible protective effects of moderate alcohol consumption on some conditions. ...
    • American Muslim Adolescent Daughters’ Perception of Maternal Relationships and the Influence on their Health Behaviors: A Conceptual Model 

      Al-Jayyousi, Ghadir; Myers-Bowman, Karen; Al-Salim, Farid ( PNG Publications , 2021 , Article)
      Objectives: The goal of this qualitative research study was to better understand of how the mother daughter relationship shaped by different ecologies in a Muslim community in the United States (US) influences their ...
    • Artificial neural network metamodel for sensitivity analysis in a total hip replacement health economic model. 

      Alam, M Fasihul; Briggs, Andrew ( Taylor & Francis , 2019 , Article)
      : Metamodels have been used to approximate complex simulations and have many applications with sensitivity analysis, optimization, etc. However, their use in health economics is very limited. Application of artificial ...
    • Assessing left ventricular systolic function by emergency physician using point of care echocardiography compared to expert: systematic review and meta-analysis. 

      Albaroudi, Bilal; Haddad, Mahmoud; Albaroudi, Omar; Abdel-Rahman, Manar E; Jarman, Robert; ... more authors ( Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins , 2021 , Article Review)
      Assessing left ventricular systolic function (LVSF) by echocardiography assists in the diagnosis and management of a diverse range of patients presenting to the emergency department (ED). We evaluated the agreement between ...
    • Assessing the risk of angiotensin receptor blockers on major cardiovascular events: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. 

      Wanas, Yara; Bashir, Rim; Islam, Nazmul; Furuya-Kanamori, Luis ( BMC , 2020 , Article)
      Angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) are commonly used as a treatment for many cardiovascular diseases, but their safety has been called into question. The VALUE trial found an increased risk of myocardial infarction in ...
    • Associations with antibiotic prescribing for acute exacerbation of COPD in primary care: secondary analysis of a randomised controlled trial. 

      Gillespie, David; Butler, Christopher C; Bates, Janine; Hood, Kerenza; Melbye, Hasse; ... more authors ( Royal College of General Practitioners , 2021 , Article)
      C-reactive protein (CRP) point-of-care testing can reduce antibiotic use in patients with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD) in primary care, without compromising patient care. Further ...
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      Chaboyer, Wendy P; Thalib, Lukman; Harbeck, Emma L; Coyer, Fiona M; Blot, Stijn; ... more authors ( Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins , 2019 , Other)
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    • Availability and delivery of cardiac rehabilitation in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: How does it compare globally? 

      Turk-Adawi, Karam; Supervia, Marta; Pesah, Ella; Lopez-Jimenez, Francisco; Afaneh, Jasser; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2019 , Article)
      This study aimed to (1) confirm cardiac rehabilitation (CR) availability, (2) establish CR density and unmet need, as well as (3) the nature of programs in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR), and (4) compare these (a) ...
    • Barriers and Motivators of Appropriate Antibiotic Prescription at PHCC in Qatar: Perspective of Physicians and Pharmacists 

      Sharaf, Nahla; Al jayyousi, Ghadir; Eman, Radwan; Hamdani, D; Shams, Sh; ... more authors ( Ministry of Public Health , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a serious public health problem of global concern. The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) developed the NAP (National Action Plan) to combat AMR in Qatar in collaboration with WHO/EMRO. ...
    • Barriers of Appropriate Antibiotic Prescription at PHCC in Qatar: Perspective of Physicians and Pharmacists. 

      Sharaf, Nahla; Al-Jayyousi, Ghadir Fakhri; Radwan, Eman; Shams Eldin, Shimous Mohamed Elamin Shams Eldin; Hamdani, Dhouha; ... more authors ( MDPI , 2021 , Article)
      The Ministry of Public Health in Qatar developed the NAP (National Action Plan to combat Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in collaboration with WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (WHO/EMRO). Among the major ...
    • Brief interventions to prevent excessive alcohol use in adolescents at low-risk presenting to Emergency Departments: Three-arm, randomised trial of effectiveness and cost-effectiveness 

      Deluca, Paolo; Coulton, Simon; Alam, Mohammed Fasihul; Boniface, Sadie; Cohen, David; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2021 , Article)
      Alcohol consumption and related harm increase rapidly from the age of 12 years. We evaluated whether alcohol screening and brief intervention is effective and cost-effective in delaying hazardous or harmful drinking amongst ...
    • Burden, screening, and treatment of depressive and anxious symptoms among women referred to cardiac rehabilitation: a prospective study 

      Hurley, Megan C.; Arthur, Heather M.; Chessex, Caroline; Oh, Paul; Turk-Adawi, Karam; ... more authors ( BioMed Central , 2017 , Article)
      Background Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality among women. Women with CVD experience a greater burden of psychosocial distress than men, and practice guidelines promote ...
    • C-reactive protein point-of-care testing for safely reducing antibiotics for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: the PACE RCT. 

      Francis, Nick A; Gillespie, David; White, Patrick; Bates, Janine; Lowe, Rachel; ... more authors ( NIHR Journals Library , 2020 , Article)
      Most patients presenting with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD) in primary care are prescribed antibiotics, but these may not be beneficial, and they can cause side effects and increase ...