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Open Access Journal Article
Reducing time and potential errors in CPR medications using a CPR calculator in paediatric wards
by Saleh Binobaid , Mohammed Almeziny , Ip-Shing Fan , Salem Almeziny  and  Abdullah Almeziny
Abstract
Background: The aim is to present an electronic CPR calculator combined with CDSS (clinical decision support system) as a safer and faster method for CPR calculation than manual calculation. Methods: A group of 70 nurses were randomly selected to calculate a CPR card and then enter the patient data into the CPR calculator. The time needed to complete the calculations and the t [...] Read more
Hit Affiliation:
Consultant Clinical Pharmacy, Prince Sultan Military Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Open Access Short Communication
Chat Generative Pre-trained Transformer uses in the future regarding clinical and translational medicine
by Mical Michael
Abstract
An artificial intelligence-driven Chatbot called Chat Generative Pre-trained Transformer, created by Open artificial intelligence, is making waves in many industries. Its foundation in the Generative Pre-trained Transformer language model is where its name originates. The most promising aspect of Chat Generative Pre-trained Transformer is that, compared to other artificial inte [...] Read more

Open Access Journal Article
Assessment of educated people awareness level and sources about COVID-19
by Marwa O. Elgendy , Haitham Saeed  and  Heba A. Abou-Taleb
Abstract
Background: Measurement of educated people knowledge about COVID-19 is important to enhance health measures to reduce the rate of infection. Also, knowing the most usable source of data for the public is important point for enhancing the public awareness about the disease. Hence, this study aimed to evaluate the awareness and the practices related to COVID-19 among educated peo [...] Read more
Hit Affiliation:
Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Beni-Suef University Hospitals , Faculty of Medicine, Beni-Suef University, Beni-Suef, Egypt Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Nahda University (NUB), Egypt.
Clinical Pharmacy Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, Beni-Suef University, Beni-Suef 62521, Egypt

Open Access Review
What should be learned from the COVID-19 pandemic for the next coronavirus pandemics?
by Marwa O. Elgendy , Mona A. Abdelrahman  and  Mohamed E.A. Abdelrahim
Abstract
The COVID-19 pandemic showed us that the world should have a proper protocol for the handling of such pandemics. A similar severe coronavirus pandemic occurs in 1918 (The spinach flu pandemic) and took two years to finish. Both pandemics took a lot of lives. The 1918 Spanish flu pandemic was prevented with lower healthcare facilities. The main prevention method was social dist [...] Read more
Hit Affiliation:
Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Teaching Hospital of Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Beni-Suef University, Beni-Suef, Egypt
Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Nahda University, Egypt
Clinical Pharmacy Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, Beni-Suef University, Beni-Suef, Egypt.

Open Access Journal Article
Neuraxial anesthesia compared to general anesthesia in subjects with hip fracture surgery: A meta-analysis
by Hasnaa Osama , Haitham Saeed , Mina Nicola  and  Marina Emad
Abstract
Background We performed a meta-analysis to evaluate the effects of neuraxial anesthesia compared to general anesthesia on postoperative results in hip fracture surgery subjects. Methods A systematic literature search up to January 2021 was done and 20 studies included 298785 subjects with hip fracture surgery at the start of the study; 80783 of them were under neuraxial anes [...] Read more
Hit Affiliation:
Clinical Pharmacy Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, Beni-Suef University, Beni-Suef, Egypt

Open Access Journal Article
Dual compared with triple antithrombotics treatment effect on ischemia and bleeding in atrial fibrillation following percutaneous coronary intervention: A meta-analysis
by Marina Emad , Hasnaa Osama , Hoda Rabea  and  Haitham Saeed
Abstract
Background: We performed a meta-analysis to evaluate the effects of dual antithrombotic treatment (DATT) including direct oral anticoagulants (OAs) versus triple antithrombotic (TAT) with vitamin K antagonist on bleeding and ischemic results in atrial fibrillation (AF) after percutaneous coronary intervention. Methods: A systematic literature search up to April 2021 was done [...] Read more
Hit Affiliation:
Clinical Pharmacy Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, Beni-Suef University, Beni-Suef, Egypt

Open Access Journal Article
A meta-analysis on the use of photobiomodulation to regulate gingival wound healing in addition to periodontal therapies
by Yaieo Koang
Abstract
Background: A meta-analysis research was implemented to appraise gingival wound healing management by photobiomodulation as adjunctive management to periodontal treatments. Inclusive literature research till April 2023 was done and 908 interconnected researches were revised. Methods The 9 picked researches, enclosed 517 periodontal disease persons were in the utilized resear [...] Read more
Hit Affiliation:
Department of Stomatology, Xinxeiang Central Hospital, The Fourth Clinical College of Xinxeiang Medical University, Henan, 453000, China

Open Access Journal Article
Local and Systemic side effects of COVID-19 Vaccines
by Ahmed D. Alatawi , Marwa O. Elgendy , Ahmed M. Sayed , Shafiq Naguib Shafiq , Ali H. El-Bahrawy , Tauqeer Hussain Mallhi , Yusra Habib Khan , Abdulaziz Ibrahim Alzarea , Nasser Hadal Alotaibi  and  Abdullah Salah Alanazi
Abstract
Background: To increase the public's acceptance of the vaccine, knowledge of its side effects is crucial. Thus, the purpose of this study was to identify side effects in the Saudi population following vaccinations with Pfizer BioNTech and AstraZeneca. Method: In Saudi Arabia, an online survey was conducted between March and October of 2021. Participants from Saudi Arabia wh [...] Read more
Hit Affiliation:
Department of Clinical Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, Jouf University, Sakaka, Saudi Arabia
Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Beni-Suef University Hospitals, Faculty of Medicine, Beni-Suef University, Beni-Suef, Egypt
Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Nahda University, Egypt
Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Al-Azhar University, Assiut, Egypt

Open Access Review
Studying the association between some genetic polymorphisms and Doxorubicin-Induced Cardiotoxicity
by Enas A. El-Shorbagy , Amira B. Kassem , Noha A. El‑Bassiouny , Ahmad Salahuddin  and  Nermeen Nabeel Abuelsoud
Abstract
Anthracyclines are a crucial component of chemotherapy regimens used to treat a range of malignancies in children and adults. However, cardiac dysfunction and heart failure frequently limit the therapeutic efficacy of anthracyclines. The risk of heart dysfunction increases with increasing doses of anthracycline. Cardiotoxicity is a challenging side effect of DOX, which is cumul [...] Read more
Hit Affiliation:
Clinical Pharmacy and Practice Pharmacy Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, Egyptian Russian University, Cairo 11829, Egypt.
Clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice Department, Faculty of pharmacy, Damanhour University, Egypt.

Open Access Review
COVID-19 a global crisis: Features, complications and suggested treatments
by Mustafa M. Abo-Elela  and  Nermeen A. ElKasabgy
Abstract
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19); caused by the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) is the talk of everyone all over the world in 2020 since it has been considered as a public health emergency of international concern by WHO in 30th January, 2020. COVID-19 is a highly transmittable disease with different symptoms which can vary from mild to severe and life threatening. [...] Read more

Open Access Journal Article
Relation between ABO and RhD and prevalence and severity of COVID-19 disease
by Ahmed M. Khalaf , Marwa O. Elgendy , Alzhraa M. Fahmy , Sara O. El Gendy , Ahmed O. El-Gendy , Mona A. Abdelrahman , Ali H. El-Bahrawy , Ahmed Mohammed M Elsisi  and  Shafiq Naguib Shafiq
Abstract
Backgrounds: This study aims to determine the relation between ABO and RhD and the prevalence and severity of COVID-19 disease. Methods: Data of 495 SARS-CoV-2 infected patients admitted to hospitals were collected. The ABO and RhD were determined for each patient to detect any possible relation between the prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 infection and each blood group. The patien [...] Read more
Hit Affiliation:
Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Beni-Suef University Hospitals, Faculty of Medicine, Beni-Suef University, Beni-Suef, Egypt
Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Nahda University (NUB), Egypt
Department of Clinical and Chemical Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Beni-Suef University, Beni-Suef, Egypt
Clinical Pharmacy Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, Beni-Suef University, Beni-Suef, Egypt
Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Al-Azhar University, Assiut, Egypt

Open Access Journal Article
Muscles and physical activity; the importance of physical activity in the burning process of food calories; the culture of physical activity among students of middle school
by Ariana Striniqi
Abstract
Background: The aim of this work is to demonstrate the importance of physical activity for human health. The aim of the work is to sensitize pupils of this age to the importance of physical activity. The most important factor for the realization of physical activity is the muscles. Methods: Precisely for this reason, we tried to explain to young people of this age that phys [...] Read more

Open Access Review
Genetic Polymorphisms and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
by Sherouk M Okda , Amira B Kassem , Ahmad Salahuddin  and  Noha A El-Bassiouny
Abstract
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the major cause of death and disability worldwide. Major and well-established cardiovascular disease risk factors include advancing age, male sex, hypertension, smoking, diabetes, elevated total serum low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, and decreased high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol. Genetic polymorphism represents an additional [...] Read more
Hit Affiliation:
Department of clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice, faculty of pharmacy, Damanhour University, Damanhour, Egypt

Open Access Review
Determining the efficacy of N-acetyl cysteine in treatment of pneumonia in COVID-19 hospitalized patients: A meta-analysis
by Mohamed E.A Shaaban  and  Ahmed I.M Mohamed
Abstract
Background Most patients infected with COVID-19 experienced cold-like symptoms. Some other patients developed more serious symptoms such as pneumonia. N-Acetylcysteine ​​(NAC) is known to be effective against acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) due to its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. The effect of NAC on hospitalized COVID-19 patients was unknown. Ther [...] Read more

Open Access Journal Article
A cost-comparative analysis of intravenous Ferric Carboxymaltose versus Iron Sucrose for the ambulatory treatment of Iron-deficiency Anemia in a major tertiary care hospital in Saudi Arabia
by S Alzahrani , M Almeziny , A Narang , O Mohamed , Salem Almeziny  and  Abdullah Almeziny
Abstract
Background: The objective of this study was to compare the cost of outpatient ferric carboxymaltose (FCM; Ferinject®) versus Iron sucrose complex (ISC; Ferosac®), two prevalent intravenous iron therapy used in the treatment of iron-deficiency anemia (IDA) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) from a tertiary care hospital perspective. Methods: A retrospective study was [...] Read more