Khalid Mohammed Ali

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The most serious complication of childhood acute immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), intracranial haemorrhage, occurs in about 1% of children with platelet counts below 20 x 10(9)/L. We conducted a randomised study to explore three treatment options in this high-risk group. 146 children (> 6 months and < 18 years old) with typical acute ITP and platelet(More)
BACKGROUND Hyponatremia is a common electrolyte abnormality in patients with heart failure (HF). It is independently associated with increased short-term and long-term morbidity and mortality. The main objective of this study was to assess patterns of hyponatremia and its association with discharge outcomes in patients with HF admitted to a teaching(More)
AIM Lipid profile and glycosylated hemoglobin level changes in gestational diabetes. The extent to which this alteration takes place is still not clearly documented. MATERIALS AND METHODS To add a clear answer to this question, lipid profile parameters, and glycosylated hemoglobin status were determined in patients with gestational diabetes mellitus and(More)
PURPOSE To assess the utility of acute electroencephalography (EEG) performed in the emergency room (ER) and its impact on subsequent management of patients with new-onset seizures. Adults who recover fully in the ER following suspected isolated new-onset seizures are usually discharged to the neurology clinic for further review. An EEG at that stage may be(More)
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