Jumanah A Karim

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BACKGROUND Worldwide, patients are the cornerstone of bedside teaching of medical students. In this study, the authors aimed to assess patients' acceptability toward medical students in teaching hospitals of the Faculty of Medicine of Kuwait University. METHODS Ninehundred and ninety five patients were approached in 14 teaching hospitals; 932 patients(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the self-confidence of clinical years` medical students in performing clinical skills/procedures. METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted in April 2011 at the Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Health Sciences Center, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait. A questionnaire was used to collect data from students who had(More)
BACKGROUND Teaching sessions for medical students during ward rounds are an essential component of bedside teaching, providing students with the opportunity to regard patients as actual people, and to observe their physical conditions directly, allowing a better understanding of illnesses to be developed. We aim to explore medical students' perceptions(More)
OBJECTIVES This cross-sectional study aimed to assess the knowledge and practice of universal precautions among Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, medical students in their clinical years. SUBJECTS AND METHODS A self-administered questionnaire including 9 knowledge and 9 practice questions of universal precautions was used. A score was calculated for(More)
BACKGROUND Educational environment of an institution affects the quality of learning. We aim to assess the educational environment of the undergraduate curriculum of Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University (FOMKU). METHODS A cross-sectional study was carried out during April 2014. The validated Dundee Ready Education Environment Measure (DREEM)(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the value of neuroimaging studies in evaluating pediatric patients presenting with a first attack of nonfebrile seizure. METHOD We reviewed the medical records of pediatric patients aged 28 days to 12 years who were admitted between 1 January and 31 December 2013 with a first attack of unprovoked, afebrile seizure. These patients had(More)
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