Majed Odeh

Uri Steinfeld1
Nizar Elias1
Luis Gaitini1
1Uri Steinfeld
1Nizar Elias
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AIMS The present study was undertaken to quantify the impact of computerized drug order entry system (CDOE) connected to the patients' database, on the incidence and type of prescription errors (PEs) in the medical service, and to delineate the causes for remaining errors. METHODS Drug orders were reviewed daily by a physician-reviewer, in a department of(More)
Q fever is a zoonotic bacterial disease caused by Coxiella burnetii. Tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-α) plays a pivotal role in the defense against infection with this Gram-negative coccobacillus. Theoretically, patients who are treated with anti-TNF-α medications are at risk for developing chronic Q fever. We present two patients who developed Q fever(More)
Pharyngeal collapsibility during sleep is believed to increase due to a decline in dilator muscle activity. However, genioglossus electromyogram (EMG) often increases during apnoeas and hypopnoeas, often without mechanical effect. 17 patients with obstructive sleep apnoea were anaesthetised and evaluated from termination of propofol administration to(More)
BACKGROUND Several previous studies have shown that circulating levels of tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF) are elevated in patients with advanced congestive heart failure. However, the relationship between circulating levels of TNF and severity of peripheral oedema in these patients has not been previously evaluated. AIMS To investigate the relationship(More)
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