Salih A. Binsalih

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BACKGROUND There is limited information about the prevalence of unethical behavior and how is perceived among health care providers. The aim of this study is to assess such behavior and how is perceived. MATERIALS AND METHODS This is a cross-sectional study among three groups of professionals. Total participants were 370 and included medical staff,(More)
OBJECTIVE AND BACKGROUND Measures to promote patient satisfaction are important components of the assessment of outcome and strategies for the delivery of health care. In this article, we assess satisfaction among inpatients and the impact of demographics on satisfaction levels. MATERIALS AND METHODS This cross-sectional survey adapted from previously(More)
BACKGROUND Adult Moslems are required to fast during the lunar month of Ramadan every year. Although the sick and travelers, as well as some other specified groups, are exempted from this requirement. OBJECTIVES To investigate the effect of repeated Ramadan fasting during the hottest months of the year on renal graft functions. PATIENTS AND METHODS This(More)
INTRODUCTION Antibiotics are essential and abundantly prescribed in hospitals because of their effectiveness and lifesaving benefits. However, the unnecessary use of antibiotics has been observed in earlier studies, and it has persisted through recent years as a major issue since it is one of the leading causes of antibiotic resistance. The increase in(More)
BACKGROUND Attempted suicide by intentional drug overdose is an understudied subject in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia is an Islamic country where suicide or attempted suicide is strictly prohibited. Despite the strong religious and constitutional sanctions against suicide, cases of intentional drug overdose occasionally occur. Our study represents the first(More)
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