Hajir Ibraheim

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BACKGROUND Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) are commonly used by healthcare providers as means of assessing health-related quality of life and function at any given time. The complexity of PROMs can differ and when combined with varying degrees of adult literacy, error can be introduced if patients fail to understand questions. With an average(More)
Copper tolerance in Chlorella vulgaris has been studied by comparing physiological properties and copper uptake in a wild type strain and a copper tolerant one. A concentration dependent reduction in growth rate, dry mass, and content of chlorophyll a, protein, sugars and amino acids was noticed in both strains at 1.0 and 400 !g l 1 copper. The reduction in(More)
INTRODUCTION Nursing staff prospectively collect Waterlow scores (Ws) on all inpatients across most NHS hospitals, identifying patients at risk of pressure ulcers. This bedside score has not been applied in predicting other negative outcomes in patients with neck of femur (NOF) fractures. OBJECTIVES To investigate the relationship between increasing(More)
We report a young patient who had persistent fever as a result of the most fatal outcome of an Epstein-Barr Virus infection-haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (EBV-HLH). A 17 year old girl with a background of IgG subclass deficiency presented with a history of fever, sore throat and vomiting. The impression was of EBV related infectious mononucleosis(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of therapy in Crohn's disease (CD) is induction and maintenance of remission, promotion of mucosal healing and restoration of quality of life. Even the best treatment regimes, including combinations of biologics and immunomodulators lack durable efficacy and have well documented side effects. Accordingly, there is an unmet need for(More)
Extreme wear through the metal-backed acetabular cup following total hip arthroplasty is rare, as symptoms such as pain and disability will usually manifest earlier. We present the second reported case of extreme wear in a 78-year-old male patient, who presented 20 years following an uncemented total hip replacement with a 3-year history of hip pain,(More)
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