Othman Maimini

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INTRODUCTION The annual pilgrimage to Mecca (Hajj) is one of the largest gatherings in the world and thus its participants are exposed to various communicable and noncommunicable diseases. This provides an opportunity to study travel epidemiology. OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to estimate the predictors of asthma severity during the Hajj. PATIENTS(More)
BACKGROUND This study aimed to highlight the health seeking behavior of children in an Emergency Department (ED). MATERIALS AND METHODS Retrospective files review of ED was done for the month of July, 2008. Data about the children ≤12 years of age was gathered. RESULTS In one month period a total 21000 patients visited our ED, out of them 6120 (29%)(More)
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