Eman S HassanBritish Columbia Centre for Palliative Care, Vancouver, Canada
Eman S Hassan
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Eman Hassan is the Executive Director of British Columbia Centre for Palliative Care and an Adjunct Professor at Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Canada.
Background Despite the established benefits of Advance Care Planning (ACP), engagement remains low in British Columbia. Since 2016, a growing number of community-based nonprofits have offered ACP education. To date, no study has focused on the perspectives of nonprofits on ACP in British Columbia. Objective This study aimed to identify barriers an...
Background Advance care planning (ACP) is an important process that involves reflecting on, discussing and documenting one’s values and preferences for future healthcare. A 2016 study in British Columbia (B.C.) showed that public engagement in ACP is low. The BC Centre for Palliative Care (BC-CPC) is leading a provincial initiative, in collaboratio...
Purpose Pharmaceutical treatments to decrease blood pressure and lipids, inhibit platelet aggregation, and control diabetes are cornerstones of secondary prevention after acute myocardial infarction (AMI). This study compares the drug use during a oneyear period post-AMI in Abu Dhabi and Sweden. Methods In Abu Dhabi, information on medications dis...
With few exceptions, the umbilical cord of every newborn is clamped and cut at birth, yet the optimal timing for this intervention remains controversial. To compare the potential benefits and harms of late vs early cord clamping in term infants. Search of 6 electronic databases (on November 15, 2006, starting from the beginning of each): the Cochra...
Recall bias represents a major threat to the internal validity of studies using self-reported data. It arises with the tendency of subjects to report past events in a manner that is different between the two study groups. This pattern of recall errors can lead to differential misclassification of the related variable among study subjects with a sub...