Amar H. Khamis

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BACKGROUND Pregnant women are more susceptible to malaria, which is associated with serious adverse effects on pregnancy. The presentation of malaria during pregnancy varies according to the level of transmission in the area. Our study aimed to demonstrate the prevalence and risk factors for malaria (age, parity and gestational age) among pregnant women of(More)
In order to examine further the role of cultural and environmental factors in human manual preference, two surveys were undertaken in students from Ivory Coast and Sudan. In the first study (Abidjan, Ivory Coast) 382 secondary students, ages 12 to 22, answered a 20-item manual preference questionnaire. The observed frequency of left-hand preference was(More)
INTRODUCTION Few reports about the prevalence and genetic basis of extended spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBLs) are available from Saudi Arabia. We sought to determine the prevalence of ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae in a university hospital in eastern Saudi Arabia and to characterize the ESBLs produced by these isolates at the molecular level. (More)
Thyroid storm causes serious alterations in cardiac parameters. These include an increase in resting heart rate, myocardial contractility and a predisposition to arrhythmias. As the result, most patients with thyroid storm experienced cardiovascular manifestations. The most common arrhythmia is atrial fibrillation and supraventricular tachycardia, however,(More)
AIMS The aim was to compare Eastern, Makkah, and Asir regions in term of residents' perception of the achievement of training objectives, and to assess various rotations based on residents' perception. SETTINGS AND DESIGN This cross-sectional study was done among family medicine residents in the Eastern, Makkah, and Asir regions. METHODOLOGY A(More)
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