Adel Sadeq

Adel Sadeq
Al Ain University · Clinical Pharmacy

PhD in Clinical Pharmacy Queen's University - Belfast- UK

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Background: There is a paucity of studies describing the risk factors for developing ischemic stroke in our region. Objective: The objective of the current study was to delineate the potential risk factors for the development of ischemic stroke. Methods: We have conducted a retrospective cohort hospital-based study that has enrolled 231 subjects. T...
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Background: It would be rational to describe the pattern of the clinical characteristics of the survivors and the nonsurvivors during the critical intensive-infection era of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The explicit objective of the current scoping review was to delineate the predictive risk factors associated with case fatality rate (CFR)...
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Background A subpopulation of statin users such as subjects with chronic kidney disease (CKD), Human Immune virus (HIV, acute coronary syndrome (ACS), revascularization, metabolic syndrome, and/or diabetes may particularly benefit from pitavastatin pharmacotherapy. Aim of the systematic review The current systematic review aimed systematically eva...
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Background The current therapy of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is confronted with many challenges such as inadequate response, infection, and treatment failure. Aim and Objective The main objective was to assess the efficacy and safety of tocilizumab (TCZ) in subjects with RA using the available evidence from published randomized controlled trials....
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Background: Although pharmacists are trusted and easily accessible by the public, their role in changing health behaviours related to breast cancer has been rarely investigated. Objective: To investigate the effectiveness of pharmacist-based coaching in improving BC-related health behaviors and knowledge in females, and to measure the comfort le...
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Objectives The purpose of this study is to assess patients’ knowledge regarding statin–grapefruit interactions, to identify any pertinent demographic characteristics that may influence knowledge of this drug–food interaction, and to identify preferred patient sources of health information. Methods A cross-sectional study was conducted to collect d...
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Objective The aim of this study was to develop a risk prediction model for non-adherence to prescribed medication based on self-reported risk factors in patients with the acute coronary syndrome (ACS). Methods This is a prospective follow-up cohort study of 210 patients with ACS at a tertiary hospital in Al Ain city in the United Arab Emirates. Pa...
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Objectives To investigate community pharmacists’ knowledge about COVID-19 and their preparedness for the pandemic. Methods This cross-sectional online survey was conducted (in community pharmacies in the United Arab Emirates) over 3 weeks (24 May 2020 to 14 June 2020). A proportionate random sample of 491 participants was invited to take part. The...
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Background: Pitavastatin is a novel statin that possesses some advantages over conventional statin. Aim of the review: The subjects with primary or secondary cardiac events (population) receiving pitavastatin (intervention) will be compared to placebo or other statin members (comparators), for the non-inferiority or superiority in terms of effects...
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Background The major cardiovascular outcome trials on glucagon-like peptide one receptor agonist has examined its effect on hospitalization of subjects with heart failure, however, very limited trials has been conducted on subjects with reduced ejection fraction as primary outcome. Objective We have conducted a systematic review on two major (FIGH...
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Background The major cardiovascular outcome trials on glucagon-like peptide one receptor agonist has examined its effect on hospitalization of subjects with heart failure, however, very limited trials has been conducted on subjects with reduced ejection fraction as primary outcome. Objective We have conducted a systematic review on two major (FIGHT...
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Abstract Aim: The aim of this study was to develop a risk factor model for hospital readmission in patients with heart failure. Background: Identification of risk factors and predictors of readmission to hospital in patients with heart failure is very crucial for improved clinical outcomes. Objective: The objective of the current study was to inv...
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Many behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) share similarities in executive functioning and communication deficits with those described in several neuropsychiatric disorders, including Alzheimer’s disease (AD), epilepsy, schizophrenia (SCH), and autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Numerous studies over the last four decades have docum...
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Epilepsy is a chronic neurological disorder characterized by irregular, excessive neuronal excitability, and recurrent seizures that affects millions of patients worldwide. Currently accessible antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) do not adequately support all epilepsy patients, with around 30% patients not responding to existing therapies. As lifelong epile...
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Background: One of the major risk factors for cardiovascular diseases is hyperlipidemia. The primary aim of this study was to estimate the proportion of individuals between 40-75 years old that would be eligible for statin therapy based on ACC/AHA guideline as compared to ATP-III guideline in a population of patients in Saudi Arabia. We also intend...
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Background: One of the major risk factors for cardiovascular diseases is hyperlipidemia. The primary aim of this study was to estimate the proportion of individuals between 40-75 years old that would be eligible for statin therapy based on ACC/AHA guideline as compared to ATP-III guideline in a population of patients in Saudi Arabia. We also inten...
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Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a complex neurodevelopmental brain disorder characterized by two core behavioral symptoms, namely impairments in social communication and restricted/repetitive behavior. The molecular mechanisms underlying ASD are not well understood. Recent genetic as well as non-genetic animal models contributed significantly i...
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The potential contributions of the brain histaminergic systemin neurodegenerative diseases, and the possiblity of histamine-targeting treatments is attracting considerable interestprogressing. The histamine H3 receptor (H3R) is expressed mainly in the central nervous system, and is, consequently, an attractive pharmacological target. Although recen...
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76 ‫مجموعه‬ ‫على‬ Objectives: To provide early data regarding clinical utility of dabigatran in Al-Ain, United Arab Emirates)UAE(. Methods: This was an ethics approved retrospective cross sectional study. We retrieved a total of 76 patients who were using dabigatran from September to December 2014 in the Cardiology Clinic at Al-Ain Hospital, Al-Ain...

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