Nadine Halawa

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BACKGROUND Human urotensin II has several cardiovascular actions, including potent vasoactive, and cardiac inotropic and hypertropic properties. Our aim was to ascertain degree of expression of urotensin II and its receptor GPR14 (now known as UT receptor) in the myocardium of patients with congestive heart failure (CHF). METHODS We obtained specimens of(More)
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Transanal endorectal pull-through (TEPT) is the latest development in treatment of Hirschsprung's disease (HD). This prospective study was designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of 1 stage TEPT technique in the management of patients with HD. METHODS One hundred forty-nine children (116 boys and 33 girls) aged 8 days to 14 years(More)
BACKGROUND The rising prevalence of obesity and diabetes in Kuwait represents a significant challenge for the country's healthcare system. Diabetes care in Scotland has improved by adopting a system of managed clinical networks supported by a national informatics platform. In 2010, a Kuwait-Dundee collaboration was established with a view to transforming(More)
  • Nadine Halawa
  • The Consultant pharmacist : the journal of the…
  • 2014
OBJECTIVE To provide a review and commentary of various systems that grade the strength of a body of evidence for evaluating health care recommendations. DATA SOURCES A PubMed literature review was conducted between the years 2000 and 2013 using the following key words: evidence, grading systems, health care decisions, evidence quality, GRADE, and GRADE(More)
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