Heba M. Ibrahim

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OBJECTIVES To assess the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) from data collected as maternal deaths occurred over a 4-year period. METHODS A Departmental database established in 2008 was used to keep data on deliveries and maternal deaths as they occurred. The causes of death were decided after a meeting reviewed the case. Analysis was done using Microsoft(More)
BACKGROUND Foot complications are considered to be a serious consequence of diabetes mellitus, posing a major medical and economical threat. Identifying the extent of this problem and its risk factors will enable health providers to set up better prevention programs. Saudi National Diabetes Registry (SNDR), being a large database source, would be the best(More)
BACKGROUND Pregnancy represents a risk factor in the occurrence of vaginal candidiasis. OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence and clinical features associated with abnormal vaginal discharge and C. albicans infection in pregnant women. METHODS High vaginal swab samples and data on epidemiological characteristics were collected from 400 pregnant women(More)
The main aim of this study is to determine the prevalence and risk factors of ischemic stroke among diabetic patients registered in the Saudi National Diabetes Registry (SNDR) database. A cross-sectional sample of 62,681 diabetic patients aged ≥25 years was used to calculate ischemic stroke prevalence and its risk factors. Univariate and multivariate(More)
AIM Diabetes mellitus is associated with an increased risk of premature death mainly secondary to macrovascular and microvascular complications. Mortality data from the Eastern Mediterranean region known for its high diabetes prevalence are lacking. We aimed to assess all-cause mortality and its predictors using large cohort from the Saudi National Diabetes(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES The efficacy of 10g intramuscular loading dose of magnesium sulphate in women with severe preeclampsia/eclampsia was assessed at a tertiary health centre for potential use at primary health level. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Intramuscular 10g loading dose and 14g loading dose of Pritchard were compared in women with severe(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES The efficacy of 10g intramuscular loading dose of magnesium sulphate in women with severe preeclampsia/eclampsia was assessed at a tertiary health centre for potential use at primary health level. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Intramuscular 10g loading dose and 14g loading dose of Pritchard were compared in women with severe(More)
BACKGROUND Worldwide, eHealth is a rapidly growing technology. It provides good quality health services at lower cost and increased availability. Diabetes has reached an epidemic stage in Saudi Arabia and has a medical and economic impact at a countrywide level. Data are greatly needed to better understand and plan to prevent and manage this medical(More)
BACKGROUND There are limited data on the epidemiology and risk factors of ophthalmoplegia among diabetic patients. This study aims to determine the prevalence and important risk factors related to ophthalmoplegia among diabetic patients. METHODS This is an observational registry-based study using the Saudi National Diabetes Registry (SNDR) database to(More)
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