Waleed Abdullah Milaat

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A self-administered questionnaire was given to 6380 female secondary-school students (mean age = 18.1 years) in Jeddah to identify their knowledge of breast cancer and attitude towards breast self-examination (BSE). Knowledge of risk factors and presentation was very low. Over 80% of students failed to answer 50% of the questions correctly. A higher(More)
The reference values of bone mineral density (BMD) were determined in healthy Saudis of both sexes and compared with US / northern European and other reference data. BMD was determined by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) at the lumbar spine and femur including subregions: trochanter, Ward’s triangle, and neck, in 1,980 randomly selected Saudis (age(More)
UNLABELLED The present study was conducted to assess knowledge and attitude of unmarried female students in King Abdul-Aziz University (KAU) towards premarital screening (PMS) program, to determine predictors of high students' knowledge scores and to improve their knowledge about PMS through conduction of an educational campaign. Multi-stage stratified(More)
OBJECTIVE Treatment of severe persistent pulmonary hypertension of the neoborn remains controversial and various modalities of treatment have been tried. This study was performed to evaluate the effect of magnesium sulphate (MgSO4) as a treatment of persistent pulmonary hypertension of the neoborn (PPHN) in full term babies. METHODS This study was carried(More)
The objective of the study was to estimate the perinatal mortality rate and to determine the antenatal and intrapartum risk factors associated with perinatal mortality in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. A hospital-based, case-control study was carried out in a 40-week period in 1987-1988 in Jeddah at the Maternal and Child Health Hospital (MCH). The subjects(More)
BACKGROUND A study was performed among university and school employees as a step in detecting the prevalence of coronary heart disease (CHD) risk factors among school and university staff and the relation of the various risk factors to hypercholesterolemia and to predict the 5-years probability of development of CHD. METHODS All university staff and a(More)
The study describes a dental health education campaign and reports the epidemiology and prevalence rates of dental caries among male and female primary-school children in Jeddah. Over a 2-year period, all 296 public primary schools in Jeddah were visited by dentists conducting a health education campaign. A total of 82,250 children in the first and fourth(More)
PURPOSE To identify the prevalence of handicapping disabilities among children up to 15 years of age and their epidemiological pattern in the eastern part of Jeddah. METHODS In a population-based cross-sectional household survey in the eastern Jeddah area, Saudi Arabia, a multistage sampling method was applied to screen children in 875 houses using the(More)
Dengue fever resurged sharply in Jeddah in 2004 and rose to 1308 cases in 2006. This case-control study determined factors potentiating the spread of the disease to provide an epidemiological baseline to help dengue control. All (650) suspected cases of dengue in Jeddah in 2007 were eligible for inclusion. Cases were those confirmed with dengue by(More)
Advances in asthma clinical assessment help in categorizing patients based on their clinical severity. Eosinophilia is a common laboratory finding in asthmatics. This paper explores the correlation between the clinical severity of asthmatic children and the degree of total peripheral eosinophil count (TPEC). Eighty asthmatic children referred to pediatric(More)