Abduelmula R Abduelkarem

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BACKGROUND The role of community pharmacists is very important due to their access to primary care patients and expertise. For this reason, the interaction level between pharmacists and patients should be optimized to ensure enhanced delivery of pharmacy services. OBJECTIVE To gauge perceptions and expectations of the public on the role of community(More)
The aim of this cross-sectional study was to assess the knowledge and gauge the level of understanding and attitudes of the public towards patients with epilepsy in Sharjah, UAE. A questionnaire-based survey was used, and a total of 400 surveys were distributed in several parts of the city. Among 388 (97%) returned surveys, 94.3% reported that they had(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study is to explore the perceptions of physicians operating within the boundaries of Dubai on the role of community pharmacists. METHODS Semi-structured interviews were done with 12 physicians working within the boundaries of Dubai Health Authority. Interviews mainly focused on understanding the perceptions of physicians on the(More)
BACKGROUND In many developing countries, pharmacists are facing many challenges while they try to enhance the quality of services provided to patients approaching community pharmacies. OBJECTIVE To explore perception of community pharmacists in Dubai regarding the obstacles to enhanced pharmacy services using a part of the results from a nation-wide(More)
Citation: Abduelkarem AR, El-Shareif HJ (2013) Assessment of diabetes-related knowledge among nursing staff in a hospital setting. 1. Nurses have a crucial role to play in the care of people with diabetes in hospital. 2. Diabetes-related knowledge was assessed among 116 nurses working in different hospital departments. 3. The study objective was to identify(More)
The present study aims to explore the perceptions among pharmacy practitioners in Libya on the importance of social pharmacy education. A qualitative methodology was employed to conduct this study. Using a purposive sampling technique, a total of ten Libyan registered pharmacists were interviewed. Based on the content analysis of the interviews, two major(More)
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