Abdulqadir J. Nashwan

Abdulqadir J. Nashwan
Hamad Medical Corporation | HMC · Department of Nursing Education and Research

RN, BSc, MSc, CBT-HMS
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Introduction
I am a director of nursing for education and practice development at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), Doha, Qatar. I have completed my BSN (2007) & MSc (2011) at the Hashemite University in Jordan and completed 12 months CBT program at Harvard University. I have published just over 300 papers in peer-reviewed journals. My current h-index is 17 and i10-index is 30. I'm currently pursuing my PhD in Health Sciences at the College of Health Sciences - Qatar University (QU).
Additional affiliations
May 2022 - May 2022
John Wiley And Sons
Position
  • Editorial Board Member
August 2018 - present
Hamad Medical Corporation
Position
  • Managing Director
January 2017 - present
Hamad Medical Corporation
Position
  • Instructor
Education
August 2021 - August 2025
Qatar University
Field of study
  • PhD in Health Sciences
October 2015 - October 2016
Harvard University
Field of study
  • Cancer Biology & Therapeutics (CBT) Program
September 2009 - June 2011
Hashemite University
Field of study
  • Nursing Oncology

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Publications (305)
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Aim This study aims to assess the role of nurses’ knowledge and attitude in relation to their willingness to work with patients diagnosed with COVID‐19 in Qatar. Design A cross‐sectional study. Methods A self‐administered, 35‐item online survey was circulated to the Registered Nurses working in Hamad Medical Corporation, the principal healthcare...
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To date, there is no consensus on the most reliable marker of iron status in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Serum ferritin is used routinely, although it may be a misleading marker for iron overload. The success of T2* MRI in monitoring iron overload in patients with hemoglobinopathies can be beneficial to monitoring patients with CKD.
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Background: Health care providers (HCPs) have always been a common target of stigmatization during widespread infections and COVID-19 is not an exception. Aim: This study aims to investigate the prevalence of stigmatization during the COVID-19 pandemic among HCPs in seven different countries using the Stigma COVID-19 Healthcare Providers tool (S19...
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The number of COVID-19 vaccine-rich countries that have started COVID-19 third-dose booster programs is growing dramatically despite the lack of robust evidence on the effectiveness, safety, and frequency of the required booster doses that makes the individuals/populations immune to COVID -19 infection. Beyond the ethical dilemma, the scarcity of s...
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Introduction: Few studies have reported cardiac and hepatic iron overload in patients with kidney failure or end-stage renal disease and the current evidence regarding the prevalence is still scarce. To the best of the authors' knowledge and following an exhaustive search; no systematic review/meta-analysis has estimated the aggregated prevalence...
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A 35 years old female presented to the ED with severe pain and right thigh discharge for 2 days. She gave a history of chickenpox 2 weeks ago and received ibuprofen for excruciating pain. She was immediately diagnosed with necrotizing fasciitis and shock.
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Brucellosis is one of the world's most prevalent zoonotic illnesses. The most often afflicted joints are the sacroiliac joints, although spondylitis and peripheral arthritis are becoming increasingly prevalent. We described a case of a 40-year-old male with Brucellosis presented as septic knee arthritis.
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Objectives To determine the intention and motivation of nurses and midwives to pursue their higher education considering several factors. Methods This is a cross-sectional study were a 16-item online survey was distributed using a convenience sampling method to approximately 12,000 nurses and midwives between May – July 2021. Results A total of 5...
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Domperidone is not a prescription drug in Pakistan and is available as an over-the-counter drug. This editorial shed light on the importance of clinicians' and patients' awareness of the adverse events associated with Domperidone use.
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Health care providers (HCPs) worldwide have been a common target for stigmatization during widespread infections, such as COVID-19. The purpose of this study is to highlight the prevalence of stigmatization during the COVID-19 pandemic among HCPs in Turkey using the Stigma COVID-19 HCPs instrument (S19-HCPs). Descriptive design. The S19-HCPs is a s...
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Laparoscopic surgery is the standard of care for various abdominal pathologies due to apparent advantages. Nevertheless, the initial steps of the Veress needle or trocar are inserted blindly in laparoscopic surgeries, which may cause major vascular, bowel, or urinary tract injuries. We report two cases of vascular laparoscopic entry injuries.
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The Nairovirus causing the Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) is transferred mainly via ticks and farm animals. Its incidence is spread over several countries broadly categorized into continents, including Europe, Asia, and Africa. This editorial is shedding light on this concerning pathogen and suggesting several strategies to tackle it.
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Our patient is a 3‐week‐old female neonate, presented with complaints of low‐grade fever and a congested nose for one day. Eventually, she developed progressive desaturation, hypotension, and poor perfusion due to severe pulmonary hemorrhage. Then, she developed cardiac arrest and was declared dead. Pulmonary hemorrhage has been reported in adults...
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Background & aims: The BioNTech-Pfizer vaccine is the only vaccine offered to children among all available vaccines. However, limited evidence is available about the clinical outcomes of COVID-19 vaccines, especially among children and adolescents. This review offers a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the BioNTech-Pfizer vaccine's current...
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Background: Huge efforts are being made to control the spread and impacts of the coronavirus pandemic using vaccines. However, willingness to be vaccinated depends on factors beyond the availability of vaccines. The aim of this study was three-folded: to assess children’s rates of COVID-19 Vaccination as reported by parents, to explore parents’ att...
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Background: Rituximab is used as second-line therapy in patients with immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) who do not respond to first-line management. The response rate for Rituximab is variable in different populations ranging from 30% to 90%. The adverse effects of rituximab in patients with ITP range from infusion site reactions to the reactiv...
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Metastatic laryngeal cancers are rare and usually indicate advanced disease once they are present; we described a case of a 60 years old male patient with stage IV colorectal cancer (CRC) who presented to our clinic with dysphonia; further workups showed metastatic CRC.
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The link between iron deficiency anemia (IDA) and neutropenia/ lymphocytopenia is not well established in the literature. This study assesses the prevalence and clinical characteristics of neutropenia and lymphocytopenia in IDA patients considering the impact of iron replacement on the total and differential WBCs’ count. Subjects and Methods: The r...
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Diabetes insipidus (DI) is a rare clinical condition in the postoperative period. Post-surgery polyuria is a common finding, as the body excretes the excessive fluid given during surgery. It is important to diagnose and differentiate the DI from post-operative polyuria, as DI can lead to severe dehydration and electrolyte disturbances. We report tw...
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During the COVID‐19 pandemic, various skin manifestations have been described. These include an urticarial rash, morbilliform rash, maculopapular rash, vascular lesions, and varicella‐like eruptions. A 30‐year‐old woman presented with a mild cough, then hives and pruritic rash for 3 days, followed by fever, dyspepsia, and throat pain for one day. T...
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Many drugs can cause methemoglobinemia, and dapsone is one of the most familiar. Dapsone is used to treat skin disorders like leprosy, and infections like Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia. It is also used off-label in conditions like dermatitis herpetiformis, and relapsing polychondritis. In this case report, a 26-year-old male presented to the emer...
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Background: The transport of coronavirus-2019 (COVID-19) patients on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is a challenging situation, especially for the healthcare workers (HCWs), due to the risk of cross-infection. Hence, certain precautions are needed for their safety. Aim: The study aims to evaluate the risk of COVID-19 transmission to HC...
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Introduction: Toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) is a medical emergency that most commonly occurs as an adverse effect of certain drugs. Here, we describe a case of a 41-year-old man with no comorbid illness who developed TEN. Case Presentation: The patient had been prescribed ibuprofen for myalgia and developed skin lesions after the single dose. Th...
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Hematologic reference intervals vary with gender, age, ethnicity, and geographic area. Therefore, local or national laboratory reference ranges are essential to enhance the accuracy when diagnosing health conditions. Still, no comprehensive list of reference ranges tailored to the Arab population living in Qatar. Accordingly, this study aims at est...
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Aim: To evaluate nursing leaders' perception of communication and relationship management competencies while using digital platforms during the COVID-19 pandemic. Background: Nursing leaders can achieve effective leadership by mastering these competencies leading to an overall improvement in the quality of nursing care. The COVID-19 pandemic has br...
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Patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) complicated with pleural effusion mostly present with shortness of breath and pleuritic chest pain, and usually, pleural fluid (PE) progresses gradually. In this report, a case of CAP patient complicated with PE presented with left shoulder pain is discussed. The PE was found to have rapidly accumula...
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Background: Eltrombopag olamine (ELT) is a synthetic nonpeptide with a low molecular weight that has been investigated in various phase-3 studies and shown to be efficacious at a typical dose of 50 mg. Varied ethnic groups have reported different responses to ELT. Aim: The aim is to examine the efficacy of ELT in Asian and Arab patients with immune...
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Background: COVID-19 appeared as an acute respiratory illness in China in December 2019. Following that, on March 11, 2020, the WHO designated COVID-19 a worldwide pandemic due to the disease's rapid spread over the world. Since then, the world has witnessed major and serious changes in all aspects of life, which, in addition to the global public h...
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Aim: To evaluate nursing leaders' perception of communication and relationship management competencies while using digital platforms during the COVID-19 pandemic. Background: Nursing leaders can achieve effective leadership by mastering these competencies leading to an overall improvement in the quality of nursing care. The COVID-19 pandemic has...
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This is a 3-week-old female, her presenting complaints were low-grade fever and a blocked nose for one day. Eventually, she developed progressive desaturation, hypotension, and poor perfusion due to severe pulmonary hemorrhage. Then, she developed cardiac arrest and was declared dead. Abstract This is a 3-week-old female, her presenting complaints...
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Background and aims: Clinical characteristics and factors associated with mortality in patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) in countries with low case fatality rates (CFR) are unknown. We sought to determine these in a large cohort of critically ill COVID-19 patients in Qatar and explore the early mortality predictors. Methods: We...
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Background: The BioNTech-Pfizer vaccine is the only vaccine offered to children among all available vaccines. However, limited evidence is available about the clinical outcomes of COVID-19 vaccines, especially among children and adolescents. This review offers a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the BioNTech-Pfizer vaccine’s current informat...
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Introduction: Despite the critical importance of hospital performance measurement, empirically validated hospital performance frameworks lack. The balanced scorecard is considered one of the most influential contributions in the performance measurement literature. Since the introduction of the balanced scorecard in the early 90s, many scholars have...
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Our systematic review summarises the evidence on COVID-19 patients co-infected with Influenza A (IFV-A). We searched PubMed, Cochrane library, and Google scholar databases from December 1, 2019, till August 24, 2021. From an initial 881 studies, 32 studies provided specific information on COVID-19-IFV-A co-infection. Studies described 335 patients,...
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We describe a case in which a 41-year-old pregnant female with pycnodysostosis presented for elective cesarean section at week 37 + 5 of pregnancy. To the author's best knowledge, this is the first reported case of pycnodysostosis during pregnancy in Oman.
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During the COVID-19 pandemic, multiple skin manifestations have been described. These include an urticarial rash, morbilliform rash, maculopapular rash, vascular lesions, and varicella-like eruptions. A 30-year-old woman presented with a mild cough, then hives and pruritic rash for 3 days, followed by fever, dyspepsia, and throat pain for one day.
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Critical illness-associated cerebral microbleeds and leukoencephalopathy related to COVID-19 infection are increasingly being recognized in the literature. We report seven cases of COVID-19 with microbleeds in the juxtacortical white matter and corpus callosum and one case of leukoencephalopathy.
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Introduction: Current evidence regarding the efficacy and safety of tyrosine kinase inhibitors in the pediatrics with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) is limited. The safety of TKI beyond 15years of use has not been studied even in the adult population. This systematic review and meta-analysis’s main objectives are (a) to combine the existing knowle...
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Due to the growing global need for clinical trials, the number of nurses working as research nurses or research coordinators has increased during the last two decades. This paper discusses the potential role and contribution of nurses in conducting high-utility nursing clinical trials. More work is still needed to optimize the knowledge and skills...
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Objectives: This study aims to assess the value of FLT-PET as a non-invasive tool to differentiate between patients with ET and Pre-PMF. This study is a pilot study to have a proof of concept only. Methods: This is a prospective, interventional study where a total of 12 patients were included. Each patient underwent FLT PET imaging as well as bone...
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Inhalational injury to the upper and lower airway occurs due to thermal or chemical irritation causing airway edema, capillary leak, mucin, and fibrin debris forming clots and soot. The use of unfractionated heparin (UFH) nebulization was found to be effective by dissolving airway clots. We report a case of inhalational burn injury where UFH nebuli...
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Introduction: Mortality rates and clinical characteristics of patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) vary significantly. Objectives: To describe the data of patients with pulmonary comorbidities who were admitted to the ICU with COVID-19 in Qatar in terms of demographic characteristics, coexis...
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The number of vaccine-rich countries that have started COVID-19 third-dose booster programs is growing dramatically despite the lack of robust evidence on the effectiveness, efficacy, and frequency of required booster doses. Beyond the ethical dilemma, the scarcity of studies on the optimal timing for boosters, eligibility criteria, and administrat...
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Inhalational injury to the upper and lower airway occurs due to thermal or chemical irritation causing airway edema, capillary leak, mucin, and fibrin debris forming clots and soot. The use of heparin nebulization in this was found to be effective by dissolving airway clots. We report a case of inhalational burn injury where the use of heparin nebu...
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Background: Huge efforts are being made to control the spread and impacts of the coronavirus pandemic using vaccines. However, willingness to be vaccinated depends on factors beyond the availability of vaccines. The aim of this study was three-folded: to assess the prevalence of children’s vaccination against COVID-19, to explore parents’ attitudes...
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It has been reported that the healthcare industry is the slowest adopter of artificial intelligence methods, particularly machine learning, compared to other industries. However, machine learning can provide unprecedented opportunities for clinical decision-making aid that help improve treatment outcomes and enhance cost-effectiveness . This paper...
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Patients with coronavirus disease (COVID-19) commonly experience distressing and challenging respiratory symptoms. Interventions such as oxygen therapy, oral opiates, and traditional nebulizers like ipratropium bromide and salbutamol are variable in their efficacy, and therapy responses in patients are difficult to predict. The purpose of this stud...
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This report describes a case of a 50-year-old man with hypertension who was admitted with a history of fever, chills, and shortness of breath and tested positive for COVID-19. Shortly after resolving his acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), he developed adipsic hypernatremia with associated confusion, lethargy, and weakness. COVID-19 is a se...
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Introduction COVID-19 patients presenting with ocular manifestations are from 0.8% to 32% of patients seen in the ED. The available literature is scarce regarding COVID-19 patients presenting with ocular manifestations from the Middle Eastern region. Purpose This study aims to report the incidence of ocular signs and symptoms in COVID-19 patients...
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Purpose: To identify the impact of dealing with COVID-19 patients in clinical areas on nurses' professional self-concept and self-confidence. Background: Professional self-concept is considered a critical factor in the recruitment/retention process in nursing, nursing shortage, career satisfaction, and academic achievements. Professional self-co...
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Introduction Pneumatocele formation in COVID-19 pneumonia is arguably a common occurrence. Case Presentation We present a case of pneumatoceles, developing as a sequel of COVID-19 infection. We argue that pneumatocele formation in COVID-19 pneumonia is a common occurrence. Importantly pneumothorax, which can lead to a raised morbidity and mortalit...
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Background Providing timely care while keeping an efficient bed turnover rate is a challenge that hospitals usually face. Early prediction of prolonged hospital length of stay may help devise personalized plans of care that facilitate early discharge and ensure the timely availability of a bed for the next patient. Objectives This study aims to de...
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Decision-making is a central activity in all clinical professions. Clinical decisions bear wellbeing and economic risks and consequences for patients, families, employers, and national economies. Thus, clinicians should employ sound scientific knowledge to promote optimum decision outcomes. Evidence-based medicine organizes clinical decision-making...
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Abstract Objectives Health care workers (HCWs) are exposed to needle needles daily. Despite individual studies, there is no statistics on the prevalence of unreported needle stick injuries (NSIs) have been reported. This study was performed to determine the prevalence and causes of unreported NSIs among HCWs. Content In present systematic review a...
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This report describes a case of a 50-year-old man with hypertension who was admitted with a history of fever, chills, and shortness of breath and tested positive for COVID-19. Shortly after resolving his ARDS, he developed an adipsic hypernatremia with associated confusion, lethargy, and weakness.
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Purpose: To evaluate nursing leaders' perception towards communication and relationship management competencies while using digital platforms during the COVID-19 pandemic. Background: Communication and relationship management competencies among nursing leaders will ensure healthcare models are successfully implemented. Nursing leaders can achieve e...
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Introduction: Electronic Health Records (EHR) have been implemented by multiple hospitals all around the world. EHR initiatives tend to be driven by the promise of availability of patient data and enhanced system integration by the need to improve efficiency and cost-effectiveness and by a changing doctor-patient relationship towards where care is...
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Background: Hypertriglyceridemia-induced pancreatitis accounts for up to 15 % of all acute pancreatitis admitted to hospitals. It is important to diagnose the etiology to provide adequate and timely management of the case and reduce complications. Epidemiological and clinical data on hypertriglyceridemia-induced pancreatitis in the Intensive Care U...
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Objective It is debatable whether BCR-ABL1 transcript type has an impact on outcome of treatment of patients with CML, and it is not widely studied whether body weight influences response to treatment. In this study, we tried to find out if any of these factors has an impact on response to treatment and outcome. Methodology We conducted a retrospe...
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Purpose: The S19-HCPs tool evaluates the stigma towards healthcare providers working with patients with COVID-19. Materials and methods: The psychometric properties of the Arabic and English versions of the S19-HCPs were examined. A survey using the S19-HCPs scale was administered online. Two reliability analyses were used in this study to ident...
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Background: Health care providers (HCPs) have always been a common target of stigmatization during widespread infections and COVID-19 is not an exception. Aim: This study aims to investigate the prevalence of stigma during the COVID-19 pandemic among HCPs in 7 different countries using the Stigma COVID-19 Healthcare Providers tool (S19-HCPs). De...
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Background Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) has been used as an immunomodulatory therapy to counteract severe systemic inflammation in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). But its use in COVID-19 related acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is not well established. Methods We conducted a retrospective analysis of electronic health records o...
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Purpose: To identify the impact of dealing with COVID-19 patients in clinical areas on nurses' professional self-concept and self-confidence. Background: Professional self-concept is considered a critical factor in the recruitment/retention process in nursing, nursing shortage, career satisfaction, and academic achievements. Professional self-confi...
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Background Among several groups of clinicians and hematopathologists a conflict of opinion has been repeatedly expressed concerning the validity of bone marrow (BM) features characterizing myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs). In this regard, controversy is mainly focused on the distinction between essential thrombocythemia (ET) and pre-fibrotic/ear...
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Introduction The hallmark of CML is BCR-ABL1 (breakpoint cluster region gene-Abelson murine leukemia viral oncogene homolog 1) on Philadelphia chromosome, which is the result of a reciprocal translocation between the long arms of chromosomes 9 and 22 (t[9;22][q34;q11]) [1]. Chromosome 22 breakpoints influence the BCR portions preserved in the BCL-A...
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Introduction Following the launch of the TKI's (tyrosine kinase inhibitors) for the treatment of CML (Chronic myeloid leukemia), establishing its significant control over the disease as evident by multiple studies such as the population based Swedish CML registry reporting that Patients reaching 70 years of age had a relative survival close to 1.0...
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Objective Following the launch of the TKI's (tyrosine kinase inhibitors) for the treatment of CML, establishing its significant control over the disease, other dimensions have emerged in regard to the safety of treatment, particularly the effect on Male fertility and fatherhood. This study was conducted to review the real-life data on the effect of...
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Background: Hypertriglyceridemia-induced pancreatitis accounts for up to 15 % of all acute pancreatitis admitted to hospitals. It is important to diagnose the etiology to provide adequate and timely management of the case and reduce complications. Epidemiological and clinical data on hypertriglyceridemia-induced pancreatitis in the Intensive Care U...
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Patients with pleural effusion are mostly presenting with shortness of breath and pleuritic chest pain. This report describes a case of PE who presented with left shoulder pain and was found to have rapidly accumulating massive effusion within 24 hours of presentation. Thoracocentesis was performed a showed an exudative picture Abstract Patients wi...
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Tension pneumomediastinum (TPM) is a rare but potentially fatal clinical entity. TPM leads to the leakage of air into the mediastinal cavity and increased pressure in thoracic vessels, respiratory tract, and the heart. Herein, this report presents a series of five cases of coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) that caused acute respiratory distress s...