Sultan Thoail Al-Otaibi

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OBJECTIVE To describe the clinical and epidemiologic features of pandemic influenza A (H1N1) cases. METHODS This study was conducted in Saudi Aramco Medical Services Organization (SAMSO) facilities in the Eastern province of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). Electronic medical records for H1N1 infected patients who visited SAMSO between June and October(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim was to identify respiratory symptoms and respiratory function of welders in comparison to a "nonexposed group." MATERIALS AND METHODS Information was collected by means of a questionnaire completed during an interview, and spirometry of all subjects. RESULTS This study involved 41 welders and 41 comparable nonexposed group. Sixteen(More)
This paper reviews scientific research on occupational back pain and focuses on prevention of this problem. It discusses some of the challenges of translating the evidence of this multi-factorial condition into policy. Medical science is currently unable to clearly distinguish between back pain caused by work and that possibly due to other causes but which(More)
Occupational physicians are faced with the challenge of estimating the contribution of occupational and non-occupational risk factors to a particular work-related illness for workers' compensation. This paper proposes guidelines for occupational physicians to evaluate claims for presentation to a compensation board. Occupational bladder cancer was taken as(More)
The Gulf Journal of Dermatology and Venereology ABSTRACT Atrichia with papular lesions (APL) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder resulting in complete and irreversible hair loss shortly after birth. Affected individuals also develop papular lesions of keratin-filled follicular cysts over extensive areas of the body. Mutations in the hairless gene have(More)
The Gulf Journal of Dermatology and Venereology ABSTRACT Psoriasis vulgaris and bullous pemphigoid represent two clinically well-characterized, chronic, inflammatory skin diseases. The concomitant occurrence of these two entities in a patient is rare, and the exact nature of this relationship is not clear. We describe a 31-year-old woman with a history of(More)
The objective of this study was to identify risk factors for back pain among health care workers of Saudi Aramco. A validated questionnaire was used to collect information on back pain in the last 12 months as well as relevant risk factors among health care workers at a single Saudi Aramco health care facility. Completed responses were received from 964 of(More)
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