Mohamed Sohaibani

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Community knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and practices are essential in any diarrhoea research. This cross-sectional study addresses these questions ill a semi-urban community in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. The study included 344 subjects and 276 controls v/' all age groups. Most people had reasonable knowledge of diarrhoea. Mothers o/' children(More)
A prospective study of acute diarrhoeal diseases in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia was carried out over a 19-month period to determine aetiology, risk factors and other epidemiological characteristics. Of the 853 subjects studied, 344 were cases and 509 controls. More cases were seen in children than in adults. Enteric pathogens were detected in 49%(More)
Breast cancer is the most common female cancer in Saudi Arabia as reported in several studies based on data from specialized centres. The numbers seen in most general hospitals, however, are low, making it difficult to carry out comprehensive clinicopathological studies of the disease. We present the results of a hospital-based study which confirm the low(More)
BACKGROUND Mivacurium chloride is a bis-benzylisoquinolinium nondepolarizing neuromuscular blocking agent, hydrolyzed by butyrylcholinesterase (PCHE). The dose-response relationships for PCHE after mivacurium have not been studied. Therefore, this study was designed to establish dose-response relationships for PCHE as an antagonist of mivacurium-induced(More)
A preliminary histomorphological examination of the nasal mucosa of 8 heatstroke patients who presented without epistaxis, showed stromal vascular damage and degenerative changes in the basal lamina of the overlying epithelium, severe enough in two cases to indicate impending epistaxis, even in the absence of disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC). It(More)
Only few studies regarding glomerulonephritis, with relatively small numbers of patients, have so far been published from different centers in Saudi Arabia, and have reported conflicting results regarding the patterns, even in the same city. The possible reasons for these differences include the small number of patients in the different studies, differences(More)
There is a marked difference between the frequencies of neutrophil nuclear drumsticks and mucosal cell Barr bodies in any given woman despite the fact that both represent an inactivated X chromosome. We present results of a prospective study carried out on 100 normal Saudi females to assess the statistical correlation between these two variables. We(More)
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