Siti Fatimah Badlishah-Sham

Siti Fatimah Badlishah-Sham
Universiti Teknologi MARA | UiTM · Department of Primary Care Medicine

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Publications (28)
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Purpose: Increase in life expectancy of PLHIV has brought new challenges especially for young Malay Muslim men who have sex with men (MSM) in Malaysia. This country has strong religious and cultural roots that may pose as additional stigma and discrimination in the lives of PLHIV. Therefore, coping skills among PLHIV is important. Theories on copi...
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Purpose: A different pattern of mental health issues was reported during the later stage of the COVID-19 pandemic; however, few studies have examined Malaysians' knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP) prevalent during this time. Patients and methods: A nationwide online cross-sectional study was conducted in Malaysia from June 1, 2021 to June...
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This is a report of a patient presenting to a primary care clinic with slow growing parotid gland swelling which was initially suspected as benign from ultrasound findings. A referral to the ORL (otorhinolaryngology) team was made and FNAC (Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology) results confirmed the swelling to be Acinic Cell Carcinoma. The patient subs...
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Self-management support is one of the most important components of the Chronic Care Model (CCM). The EMPOWER-SUSTAIN Global Cardiovascular Risks Self-Management Booklet© was developed for patients with Metabolic Syndrome (MetS), inspired by the CCM. Assessing usability of a self-management tool is important in chronic disease management. However, t...
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Cat scratch disease is a communicable disease caused by the Bartonella henselae bacteria. Regional lymphadenopathy is the hallmark of cat scratch disease and about 75% of lymphadenopathy cases are localized in the head and neck region. An epitrochlear lymphadenopathy is a rare condition at any age and often misdiagnosed as it is not normally palpab...
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Communication is one of the fundamental skills in the medical profession. The Communication Skills Attitude Scale (CSAS) is a widely used questionnaire to measure the attitudes of medical students toward learning communication skills. It has been adapted and translated into many languages. The objective of this study was to adapt and translate the...
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This short article highlights the need for a systematic mapping of health care services for refugees and asylum-seekers in Malaysia. It describes the current challenges in health service provision for this group and the benefits of having them mapped out systematically.
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Background: Primary care physicians (PCP) play an important role in detecting Familial Hypercholesterolaemia (FH) early. However, knowledge, awareness and practice (KAP) regarding FH among Malaysian PCP are not well established, and there was no validated tool to assess their FH KAP. Thus, the aim of this study was to adapt an FH KAP questionnaire...
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Introduction: The Patient Activation Measure (PAM) is one of the most extensively used, widely translated, and tested instruments worldwide in measuring patient activation levels in self-management. This study aimed to determine the validity and reliability of the PAM-13 Malay version among patients with Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) attending a prima...
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Background: High activation level has been associated with higher education background, better self-rated health status, and having adequate health literacy. However, there is a gap in the literature regarding the level of activation and the factors associated with it among patients with metabolic syndrome (MetS) in the Malaysian primary care setti...
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Clival chordoma is a rare malignant tumor of the brain that typically occurs in older adults. It has a high local recurrence rate and is hence associated with poor prognosis. Here, we report a case of an adolescent who presented with a 1-month history of worsening headache and blurring of vision, as well as a 6-month history of left-sided facial an...
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Background: Epidemiological studies conducted in various parts of the world have clearly demonstrated that metabolic syndrome (MetS) is an increasing global health problem, not only in Western societies but also in Asian populations. Web-based and mobile phone-based self-management applications have been proven to be effective in improving self-ma...
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Background: Offspring of type 2 diabetes patients have an absolute risk of 20-40% of developing the condition. Type 2 diabetes patients should be encouraged to speak to their offspring regarding diabetes risk and prevention strategies. The Health Belief Model conceptualises that the higher the perceived risk, the more likely an individual will mod...
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Background : Offspring of diabetes patients have an absolute risk of 20-40% of developing the condition. Diabetes patients should be encouraged to speak to their offspring regarding diabetes risk and prevention strategies. The Health Belief Model conceptualises that the higher the perceived risk, the more likely an individual will modify their beha...
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Background: Epidemiological studies from various parts of the world have clearly demonstrated that Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) is an increasing global health problem, not only in the western societies but also in the Asian populations. Web-based and mobile phone-based self-management applications have been proven to be effective in improving self-man...
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Background : Offspring of diabetes patients have an absolute risk of 20-40% of developing the condition. Diabetes patients should be encouraged to speak to their offspring regarding diabetes risk and prevention strategies. The Health Belief Model conceptualises that the higher the perceived risk, the more likely an individual will modify their beha...
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Introduction: Given the proliferation of mobile phone users with accessibility to the internet, web-enabled mobile-based self-management intervention system is a potential solution to improve self-management behaviour among patients especially in the younger age groups.Objective: This study aimed to design and develop the EMPOWER-SUSTAIN prototype...
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Background: Epidemiological studies from various parts of the world have clearly demonstrated that metabolic syndrome (MetS) is an increasing global health problem, not only in the western societies but also in the Asian populations. Web-based and mobile phone-based self-management applications have been proven to be effective in improving self-man...
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Background: Primary care physicians (PCP) play an important role in early detection of Familial Hypercholesterolaemia (FH). However, knowledge, awareness and practice (KAP) regarding FH among Malaysian PCP are not well established, and there was no validated tool to assess their FH KAP. Therefore, this study aimed to adapt an FH KAP questionnaire a...
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Background: Offspring of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) patients have an absolute risk of 20-40% of developing the condition. Therefore, T2DM patients should be encouraged to speak to their offspring regarding diabetes risk and prevention strategies. The Health Belief Model (HBM) conceptualises that the higher the perceived risk, the more likely a...
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Septic arthritis is uncommon in immunocompetent young adults. It typically presents in individuals with underlying risk factors. Isolation of Group A Streptococcus (GAS) as the causative agent of septic arthritis is usually associated with autoimmune diseases, chronic skin infections or trauma. Here we report a case of a young lady who is immunocom...
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Background: Majority of patients with chronic illnesses such as diabetes, receive care at primary care setting. Efforts have been made to restructure diabetes care in the Malaysian primary care setting in accordance with the Chronic Care Model (CCM). The Patient Assessment on Chronic Illness Care (PACIC) is a validated self-report tool to measure...
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Introduction: The Communication Skills Attitude Scale (CSAS) assesses medical students’ attitudes towards learning communication skills and had been widely utilised all over the world. This questionnaire has 26 items framed within two subscales. This study aimed to examine the validity and reliability of the CSAS among medical students in Universit...
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Introduction: The Communication Skills Attitude Scale (CSAS) assesses medical students’ attitudes towards learning communication skills and had been widely utilised all over the world. This questionnaire has 26 items framed within two subscales. This study aimed to examine the validity and reliability of the CSAS among medical students in Universit...

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