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Patients' Adherence to Anti-Diabetic Medications in a Hospital at Ajman, UAE.
BACKGROUND Anti-diabetic medications are integral for glycemic control in diabetes. Non-adherence to drugs can alter blood glucose levels, resulting in complications. Adherence to anti-diabeticExpand
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Reporting of adverse drug reactions: an exploratory study among nurses in a teaching hospital, Ajman, United Arab Emirates
Background and the purpose of the studyAdverse drug reactions (ADRs) are important public health problem associated with morbidity, mortality and financial burden on the society. Nurses playExpand
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Computer Use and Vision-Related Problems Among University Students In Ajman, United Arab Emirate
Background: The extensive use of computers as medium of teaching and learning in universities necessitates introspection into the extent of computer related health disorders among student population.Expand
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Breast self-examination: knowledge and practice among nurses in United Arab Emirates.
This study was conducted to explore the knowledge and practice of nurses regarding breast self-examination (BSE) in the United Arab Emirates. Nurses working in different hospitals constituted theExpand
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Lifestyle riskfactors of noncommunicable diseases: awareness among school children.
BACKGROUND Currently, the health scenario is riddled with the burden of noncommunicable diseases. AIM The aim of this study is to assess the awareness of school children regarding the risk factorsExpand
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Reporting of Adverse Drug Reactions: a study among Clinicians
Spontaneous reporting of ADRs enhances detection of serious, unexpected and unusual ADRs. Healthcare professionals play an integral role in the success of safety surveillance of drugs. This studyExpand
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Psychological health of first-year health professional students in a medical university in the United arab emirates.
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to assess the psychological health of first-year health professional students and to study sources of student stress. METHODS All first-year students (N = 125)Expand
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Association between Body Mass Index and Bone Mineral Density in Patients Referred for Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry Scan in Ajman, UAE
Body Mass Index (BMI) is a good indicator for measurements of Bone Mineral Density (BMD) which measures the density of minerals present in the bones using a special scan. This study was conducted toExpand
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Awareness of breast cancer warning signs and screening methods among female residents of Pokhara valley, Nepal.
BACKGROUND Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in the world and by far the most frequent cancer among women. OBJECTIVE The present study was undertaken to assess the awareness of breastExpand
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