Sara Naghib

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The mortality for children with prolonged stay in pediatric intensive care units (PICU) is much higher than overall mortality. The incidence of withdrawal or limitation of therapy in this group is unknown. To assess mortality and characteristics of children admitted for ≥28 days to our ICU, and to describe the extent to which limitations of care were(More)
To evaluate the correlations of the serum leptin with lipids, lipoproteins, and thyroid hormones in water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis), the serum concentration of leptin and its correlations with cholesterol, triglyceride, total lipids, very low-density lipoproteins (VLDL-cholesterol), low-density lipoproteins (LDL-cholesterol), high-density lipoproteins(More)
To study the effects of concurrent infection of Cryptosporidium parvum with rotavirus and coronavirus in comparison to single infection of rotavirus and coronavirus, electrocardiographic parameters and serum electrolytes and microelements are compared between eight calves with concurrent infection and ten calves with single infection. Calves with single(More)
OBJECTIVE We reviewed our decisions about continuation/withdrawal of life-sustaining treatments in a group of critically ill newborns who were discussed in structured medical ethical decision-making meetings, and provide the surviving children's outcomes at 2-year follow-up. STUDY DESIGN In an explorative observational study, 61 cases were evaluated. The(More)
A 1.5-year-old boy presented with progressive ataxia and meningeal irritation after a period of general malaise and fever. He was eventually admitted to a paediatric intensive care unit for respiratory insufficiency. A diagnosis of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) with pontine involvement was made. The patient was mechanically ventilated and(More)
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