Nashwa Nabil Kamal

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Injury is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in children aged 1–14 years, with home injuries a particular problem in the preschool-age group. The focus of this study was to determine the frequency, and the outcome of unintentional non-fatal injuries among children under 5 years of age in the household, and to describe the related risk factors(More)
Hemodialysis results in significant change in daily living, physical and psychological impairments, disruption of marital, family, and social life. Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) assessment helps to plan individual treatment strategies, and determine the efficacy, quality of medical and social care provided. The focus of the study was to assess(More)
BACKGROUND Problematic Internet Use (PIU) is a growing problem in Egyptian adolescents. This study was designed to assess the prevalence of PIU among high school students in El-Minia Governorate and to determine the personal, clinical, and social characteristics of them. METHODS A cross-sectional study was applied among a random sample of high school(More)
UNLABELLED BACKGROUND The prevalence and magnitude of obesity in the children and the adolescents have increased dramatically in the developing countries over the last 20-30 years. The prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MS) in children is increasing. AIM This study aimed to investigate the changes of C-reactive protein (CRP), leptin, insulin, and blood(More)
OBJECTIVES This study was conducted to determine breast cancer survival time and the association between breast cancer survival and socio-demographic and pathologic factors among women, in El-Minia, Egypt. While there has been much researches regarding prognostic factors for breast cancer but the majority of these studies were from developed countries.(More)
This study was conducted to assess the knowledge, attitudes and practices of El-Minia university students regarding H1N1 and its preventive measures. A cross-sectional study was conducted on 1,312 students of El-Minia University chosen by a stratified systematic random sample in the period from 5 October to 11 November, 2009. A questionnaire about(More)
Background Emergency department (ED) physicians provide care to patients with a wide range of prognoses, and must develop care plans that anticipate patient's survival. However, the tools available to guide care planning had limited data to support their use. There is a new concern to understand if palliative care (PC) should be offered in the ED and the(More)
Analysis of footprints can reveal very important clues which can be used as a forensic evidence and help in the estimation of stature and body weight of an individual. In this work, bilateral footprints were obtained from 50 male Egyptian medical students ranging in age between 18 and 25. Nine measurements were taken on each footprint. The result revealed(More)
Estimation of stature from extremities plays an important role in identifying the deceased in forensic examinations. This study examines the relationship between stature and hand and phalanges lengths among Egyptians. Stature, hand and phalanges lengths of 159 subjects, 82 males and 77 females (18-25years) were measured. Statistical analysis indicated that(More)