Nadine Zeinoun

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The mechanisms responsible for amphotericin B nephrotoxicity remain incompletely understood, but clearly involve reduction in renal blood flow and glomerular filtration rate. Both direct effects of amphotericin B on contractile vascular cells, and indirect effects, due to humoural mediators, have been proposed. This study examines the role of nitric oxide,(More)
This paper aims to illustrate how an innovative voting system has been developed to allow AAC users, their therapists, carers and families show their degree of acceptance for newly developed symbols and their referents. The approach, taking a participatory model of research, occurs via an online symbol management system using a set of criteria that provide(More)
The purpose of the Arabic Symbol Dictionary research discussed in this paper, is to provide a resource of culturally, environmentally and linguistically suitable symbols to aid communication and literacy skills. A participatory approach with the use of online social media and a bespoke symbol management system has been established to enhance the process of(More)
This paper discusses the development of an Arabic Symbol Dictionary for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) users, their families, carers, therapists and teachers as well as those who may benefit from the use of symbols to enhance literacy skills. With a requirement for a bilingual dictionary, a vocabulary list analyzer has been developed to(More)
This paper explores the development of a freely available online Arabic symbol dictionary that will have a wide range of culturally, linguistically and environmentally appropriate symbols leading to an increase in Arabic language skills for those dependent on communication devices and encouraging greater cultural understanding by those therapists working(More)
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