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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

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

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

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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
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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

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A meta-analysis of the eosinophil counts in the small intestine and colon of children without obvious gastrointestinal disease
by Mohammed A. Amin
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Background We conducted a meta-analysis to assess the eosinophil counts in the small intestine and colon of children without obvious gastrointestinal disease. There are now a variety of viewpoints on eosinophil counts in the small intestine and colon of children without obvious gastrointestinal disease, and there are not many thorough assessments that are pertinent. Methods [...] Read more