Nesrin Al-Harthy

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OBJECTIVE To determine the proportion of children evaluated in an emergency department because of crying who have a serious underlying etiology. Secondary outcomes included the individual contributions of history, physical examination, and laboratory investigations in determining a diagnosis. PATIENTS AND METHODS We performed a retrospective review of all(More)
OBJECTIVES Because physicians may have difficulty distinguishing accidental fractures from those that are caused by abuse, abusive fractures may be at risk for delayed recognition; therefore, the primary objective of this study was to determine how frequently abusive fractures were missed by physicians during previous examinations. A secondary objective was(More)
BACKGROUND Discharge instructions are vital in postemergency patient care to help the caregiver understand the diagnosis and identify symptoms which require prompt readmission. In general, oral or written instructions are provided on discharge. However, there is a dearth of information on the efficacy of discharge instructions provided by physicians in KSA.(More)
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