Mostafa Abolfotouh

Summary

Affiliation: King Abdullah International Medical Research Center
Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Summary:
Head of Medical Team - Biobanking Section – King Abdullah International Research Center (KAIMRC), King Saud Bin-Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences (KSAU-HS)
- Professor Family Health Alexandria University
- WHO regional Consultant in School Health, EMRO.
- Chief Editor – Journal of Public Health & Epidemiology
Publications:
LIST OF PUBLICATIONS:


• 1984:
1. Abolfotouh, M.A., et al: Post-Mumps Diabetes (An association between mumps and diabetes). Bulletin of High Institute of Public Health. Vol. XIV. No. 2 - 1984.
2. Abolfotouh, M.A., et al: Post-Mumps Diabetes (Risk factors for diabetes after mumps). Bulletin of High Institute of Public Health Vol. XIV No. 3 - 1984.
• 1987:

3. Abolfotouh M.A., et al: Administration of Tuberculosis control services for school children in Alexandria Governorate. Bulletin of High Inst. of Public Health. Vol. XVII. No. 4 - 1987.
4. Abolfotouh M.A.: Is BCG vaccination Beneficial? (Letter to the Editor). Alexandria Journal of Pediatrics Vol. 1 No. 3, 1987.

• 1988:
5. Abolfotouh M.A., et al: The Protective Effect of BCG Vaccination. Bulletin of High Inst. of Public Health. Vol. XVII. No. 1 - 1988.
6. Abdel Kader E., Kamal M.M., Bayoumi S., Abolfotouh M.: Knowledge and Practice of patients attending rabies clinic towards the disease. Bulletin of High Institute of Public Health. Vol. XVIII. No. 1 - 1988.
7. Abolfotouh M.A., et al: Tuberculosis: Is it a Public Health Problem in our community? Alexandria Journal of Pediatrics Vol. 2 No. 3, 1988.
8. Bayoumi S., Abolfotouh M.A., El-Kerdany I.M., Abbas S.: Knowledge of nursing staff of Almoassat Hospital regarding AIDS. Journal of Egyptian Public Health Association. Vol. LXIII; 1,2, 1988.

• 1989:
9. Abolfotouh, M.A.: Infant Feeding Patterns and Dental Caries among Preschool Children. Alexandria Journal of Pediatrics. Vol. 3 No. 4, 1989.
10. Shehata A., Ayoub, A., Noufal, L., Nouseir, S., Abolfotouh, M.A.: A multivariate analysis of determinants of clinical utilization by the elderly. Bulletin of High Institute of Public Health. Vo. 19, No. 4, 1989.
11. Wasfy, A.S., AbdelKader, E., Sherif, A.A., Abolfotouh, M.A., Dabbous, N.I., Anwar, S.A.: Coverage of BCG vaccination in Alexandria Part I,: Assessment of coverange of public concern related factors. Bulletin of High Institute of Public Health, Vol. 19, No. 4, 1989.
12. Wasfy, A.S., AbdelKader, E., Sherif, A.A., Abolfotouh, M.A., Dabbous, N.I., Anwar, S.A.: Coverage of BCG vaccination in Alexandria. Part II: Other factors affecting coverage. Bulletin of High Institute of Public Health Vol. 19, No. 4, 1989.

• 1990:
13. Abolfotouh, M.A., Murad, M.I., Nosseir, S.A. & Al-Barrawy, M.A.: Screening for urinary tract infection among preschool children. Alexandria Journal of Pediatrics, 4(3); 389-396, 1990.
14. Abolfotouh M.A., Nofal L.M. & Nosseir, S.A.: A simplified method of development assessment of infants and preschool children and some associated findings. Alexandria Journal of Pediatrics, 4(3): 417-430, 1990.
15. Abolfotouh, M.A. & Abbas S.: Symptoms of prevalent ailments among elementary school children. Alexandria Journal of Pediatrics, 4(1): 147-155, 1990.
16. Abolfotouh, M.A., Nofal L.M. & Safwat, H.: Growth and nutri¬tional sstatus of preschool children attending the well-baby clinics. Journal of Egyptian Public Health Association. Vol. LXV, No. 56, 1990. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=2134087&query_hl=3&itool=pubmed_docsum
Abolfotouh MA, Nofal LM, Safwat H.
17. Abbas, S., Abolfotouh, M.A.: Mothers fever phobia and its correlates. Alexandria Journal of Pediatrics, 4(4): 555-566, 1990.
18. Abbas, S., Abolfotouh, M.A.: A study of socio-economic factors affecting weaning patterns in an Egyptian Community. Alexandria Journal of Pediatrics, 4(3): 397-405, 1990.
19. Abbas, S., Abolfotouh, M.A. & Nosseir, S.: Inservice training program for nurses working in Zagazig vaccination centre. Alexandria Journal of Pediatrics, 4(3): 407-416, 1990.

• 1991:
20. Abolfotouh, M., Geddes, N.K.: Use of whisper voice testing as a screening test for hearing among preschool and school aged children. Bull. High Institute of Public Health. 1991; 21: 427-437.
21. Abu-Zeid-H.M; El-Sherbini, A.F.; Fahmy, S.; Mortada M.; Moktahtar S.; Abolfotouh, M.A.: A prospective study of the developmental achievement of a group of healthy newborns during the first year of life in a rural area near Alexan¬dria (Abbis II and Abbis VIII Villages). Alexandria Journal of Paediatrics, 1991, Vol. 5, No.3.
22. Medhat W.; Fahmy, S,; Mortada, M.; Sallam, H.N.; Nofal, L.; Nouseir, S.; Abolfotouh, M.: Construction of a local stand¬ard symphysis-fundal height curves for monitoring intrauter¬ine foetal growth. Journal of Egyptian Public Health Associ¬ation, 1991, LXVI No. 3 & 4. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?CMD=search&DB=pubmed
http://www.labmeeting.com/papers/author/nofal-lm
23. Tayel K.Y.; Wasfy, A.; Abdel Kader, E.; Abu-Rayyan, M.; Abolfotouh, M.A.; Nofal, L.; Dabbous, N.: Problem of ciga¬rtte smoking among school students in Alexandria. Bulletin of High Institute of Public Health, 1991, Vol. 21, No.3.
24. Badr, H.; Fahmy, S.; Abdel, , Kader E.; Abolfotouh, M.A., Dabbous, N.; Kamal, M.: A study of visually handicapped children at the Blind Institutes in Alexandria-Bulletin of High Institute of Public Health. 1991, Vol. 21, No. 3.
25. Abou-Nazel, M.W, Fahmy, S.I; Younis, I.; Seif, El-din, A.; Abolfotouh, M.A.; Mokhtar, S.; Ayoub, A.: A study of De¬pression Among Alexandria Preparatory School Adolescents. Journal of Egyptian Public Health Association. 1991, LXVI, No. 5 & 6. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=1797970&query_hl=17&itool=pubmed_docsum

• 1992:
26. Abolfotouh, M.A., Nofal, L.M.: Growth and Nutritional Status of Preschool Children Attending the Well-baby Clinics in Alexandria(Egypt). (Letter to the Editor). Journal of Tropical Pediatrics. 1992; 38:93. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=1569647&query_hl=3&itool=pubmed_docsum
Abolfotouh MA, Nofal LM.

• 1993:
27. Abolfotouh, M.A. and Telmesani A.: A study of some psycho-social characteristics of Blind and Deaf male students in Abha City, Asir Region, Saudi Arabia. Public Health (London). 1993, 103: 261-269. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=8356208&query_hl=3&itool=pubmed_docsum
A study of some psycho-social characteristics of blind and deaf male students in Abha...
Abolfotouh MA, Telmesani A.
28. Mahfouz, A.R., Abolfotouh, M.A.F., Al-Khozayem, A.A., Al-Erian, R.A.G.: Referral System in the Asir Region, Saudi Arabia: A study on Hospitals Referral Coordination Offices. Saudi Medical Journal. 1993; 14: 237-239.
29. Abolfotouh, M.A., Faheem, Y., Badawi, I. Khairallah, S.: Prevalence of refractive errors and their optical correction among schoolboys in Abha City, Asir Region, Saudi Arabia. Health Services Journal of the Mediterranean Region, WHO, 1993; 7: 48-53.
http://www.abonet.com.br/abo/645/abo64501.htm
30. Abolfotouh, A.M., Abu-Zeid, H.A., Badawi, I.A., Mahfouz, A.A.: A method for Adjusting the International Growth Curves for Saudi Pre-school Children. The Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association, 1993; Vol. LXVIII: 688-701. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=7775888&query_hl=3&itool=pubmed_docsum
Abolfotouh MA, Abu-Zeid HA, Badawi IA, Mahfouz AA.

• 1994:
31. Abolfotouh, M.A., Badawi, I. , Faheem, Y., Khairallah, S.: Prevalence of Amblyopia Among Schoolboys in Abha City, Asir Region, Saudi Arabia. The Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association, 1994; 69(1,2): 19-30. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=7775892&query_hl=3&itool=pubmed_docsum
Abolfotouh MA, Badawi I, Faheem Y.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7775892
32. Mahfouz, A.A.R., Abolfotouh, M.A.F., Al-Erian, R.A.G., Al-Khozayem, A.A.: Socio-Demographic Determinants of Infant Vaccination Default in the Asir Region of Saudi Arabia. Emirates Medical Journal, 1994; 12: 128-133.
33. Abolfotouh, M., Faheem, Y., Badawi, I., Khairallah, S.: Ocular Disorders Among Schoolboys in a High-Altitude Area of Saudi Arabia. Saudi Journal of Ophthalmology 1994; 8: 1224-27.
34. Abolfotouh, M.A., Tayel, K., Ayoub, A., El-Sebaiei, M.: Preventive and Clinical Aspect of Cardiac Problems Among School Children in Alexandria. Bulletin of High Institute of Public Health. 1994; 24: 735-47.
35. Bilal, N.E., Abolfotouh, M., Badawi, I.A., Ghieth, M.M.: A Study of Beta-hemolytic Streptococcal(GABHS) Pharyngitis Among Schoolboys in Abha, Asir region, Saudi Arabia. Journal of Tropical Medicine (JTM). 1994; 3:79-83.

• 1995:
36. Mostafa A. Abolfotouh, Mostafa M. Ghieth, Ibrahim A. Badawi.: Hearing loss and other ear problems among schoolboys in Abha, Saudi Arabia. Annals of Saudi Medicine. 1995; 15: 323-26.
http://www.kfshrc.edu.sa/annals/154/94199/94199.pdf
37. Abolfotouh M.A.: The Impact of a Lecture on AIDS on Knowledge, Attitudes and Beliefs of Male School-Age Adolescents in the Asir Region of Southwestern Saudi Arabia. Journal of Community Health. (NY) 1995; 20: 271-81. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=7657860&query_hl=3&itool=pubmed_docsum
The impact of a lecture on AIDS on knowledge, attitudes and beliefs of male school-ag...
http://www.pathfind.org/pubs/dialog~2.pdf
38. Jamal, A.A., Abolfotouh, M.A., Badawi, I., Al-Naggar, Y.: Growth of Normal Urban Saudi Schoolboys Aged 6-13 in the Southwestern Region of Saudi Arabia. Saudi Medical Journal. 1995; 16: 513-15.
http://falghaleb.kau.edu.sa/Show_Res.aspx?Site_ID=140&LNG=AR&RN=56450
39. Abu-Zeid, H.A.H., Abolfotouh, M.A.A., Abdel Aziz, M., Bassuni, W.A., Al-Kassab, A.: Evaluation of a Simple Test in Community Survey for Diabetes Mellitus: The Two Hour Fasting Post Meal Capillary Blood Glucose. Diabetes Research (U.K.) Accepted for Publication in April 1995.
40. Abdel Aziz, M., Abolfotouh, M.: Respiratory Symptoms and Pulmonary Functions in Tile Production Workers. Medical Journal of Cairo University. (Accepted for publication in April 1995).
41. Abolfotouh, M.A., Al-Amari O., Kharboush I.F.: A Study of Parasitic Infection and Gastrointestinal Symptoms Among Preschool Children in Day Care Centers in Alexandria, Egypt. Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association. 1995; 70: 416-29. http://www.biowizard.com/promote_frameset.php?search=aBOLFOTOUH&x=9&y=10
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/
42. Abolfotouh, M.A., Abu-Nazel, MW, Nossair, S.A.: School absenteeism: A study of some risk factors. Bulletin of High Institute of Public Health. 1995; 25: (2): 287-96.
43. Abu-Zeid, H.A.H., Abdel Abdel Aziz, M., Abolfotouh, M.A., Mahfouz, A.A., Al-Kassab, A.K., Bassuni, W.A., Alakija, W.,: Diabetes Prevalence in Saudi Communities. Diabetes Research (U.K 1995, vol. 28, no2, pp. 85-93
http://cat.inist.fr/?aModele=afficheN&cpsidt=2946546
44. Abolfotouh, M.A., Badawi, I.A.: Growth Pattern of Schoolboys in a High-Altitude Area of Saudi Arabia. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal (W.H.O.) 1995; Vol. 1 (2): 205-209.
http://www.emro.who.int/Publications/EMHJ/0102/06.htm
45. Abu-zeid, H.A.A, Abdel Aziz, M., Abolfotouh, M. Abdel Moneim, M., Al-Erian, R. Hypercendemicity of Diarrhea in a Valley Area, Asir Region, Southwestern Saudi Arabia. Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association. 1995; 70: 257-77. http://www.biowizard.com/promote_frameset.php?search=aBOLFOTOUH&x=9&y=10
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/
46. Abu-Zeid, H.A.H., Abdel Aziz, M., Abolfotouh, M., Abdel Moneim M.: Bacteriological Potability of the Drinking Water in A Diarrhoea Hyperendemic Valley Area in Southwestern Saudi Arabia. Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association. 1995; 70: 280-91. http://www.biowizard.com/promote_frameset.php?search=aBOLFOTOUH&x=9&y=10
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=pubmed&Cmd=Retrieve&list_uids=&dopt=abstractplus
47. Nossier, S.A., Abolfotouh, M.A. Impact of an in-service training programme on physicians’ knowledge and skills growth monitoring. Bulletin of High Institute of Public Health. 1995; 25(4): 875-84.

• 1996:
48. Abolfotouh, M.A., Abu-Zeid, H.A.H., Bahamdan K., Abdel Aziz, M. Bassuni, W.A., Edi, O. Skin disorders among male school children in the Asir region, Southwestern Saudi Arabia. Annals of Saudi Medicine. 1996; 16(3) 342-45.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/
49. Abolfotouh, M.A., Abu-Zeid, H.A.H., Abdel Aziz, M, Alakija, W., Mahfouz, A.A., Bassuni, W.A. Prevalence of Hypertension in Southwestern Saudi Arabia. East Mediterranean Health Journal (W.H.O.) 1996; 2(2): 211-18.
http://www.emro.who.int/Publications/EMHJ/0202/04.htm
50. Abolfotouh, M.A., Bilal, N,E, Badawi, I.A., Grieth, M.M.. Throat culture screening for Beta-hemolytic streptococci among schoolboys in a high altitutde area of Saudi Arabia. East Mediterranean Health Journal (W.H.O.). 1996; 2(3): 425-31.
http://www.emro.who.int/Publications/EMHJ/0203/09.htm
51. Khattab, M., Abolfotouh, M., Alakija, W., Humaidi, M., Al-Tokhy, M., Al-Kaldi Y. Audit of diabetes in an academic family practice center in Asir Region, Saudi Arabia. Diabetes Research, 1996; 31: 243-54.
http://cat.inist.fr/?aModele=afficheN&cpsidt=2556173

• 1997:
52. Abolfotouh, M.A., Abdel Aziz, M., Badawi, I.A., Alakija, W. Impact of a one-day anti-smoking program on male secondary adolescents in Southwestern Saudi Arabia. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 1997; 13(3): 151 - 2. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=9181200&query_hl=3&itool=pubmed_docsum
Abolfotouh MA, Abdel Aziz M, Badawi IA, Alakija W.
53. Abolfotouh, M.A., Abdel Aziz, M, Badawi, I.A., Alakija, W. K.A.P. Smoking intervention program for secondary school male students in the Southwestern Saudi Arabia. W.H.O. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal. 1997; 3(1): 90-100.
http://www.emro.who.int/Publications/EMHJ/0301/11.htm
Tobacco Free Initiative: Library Journal Articles
54. Abolfotouh, M.A. Behavioural disorders among urban schoolboys in Southwestern Saudi Arabia. W.H.O. East Mediterranean Health Journal. 1997; 3(2): 274-83.
http://www.emro.who.int/Publications/EMHJ/0302/10.htm
55. Al-Humaidi, M.A., Abolfootuh, M.A., Sulaiman, S.A., Al-Kadoumi, O.F., Khattab, M.S., Al-Salmi, H.H., Al-Amari, O., Saydain, G., Al-Knawy, B. The validity of the Reflotron as a screening tools for a blood cholesterol. Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association. 1997; 72(1,2): 167-87. http://www.biowizard.com/promote_frameset.php?search=aBOLFOTOUH&x=9&y=10
http://www.labmeeting.com/papers/author/abolfotouh-ma
56. M. Khattab, W. Alakija, M. Abolfotouh, M. Humaidi, M. Tohky, M. Al-Kaldi. Obstacles to and solution for optimal implementation of primary care for diabetics in Abha, Asir region, Saudi Arabia. Saudi Medical Journal. 1997; 18(3): 236-39.
http://cat.inist.fr/?aModele=afficheN&cpsidt=2680798
57. Al-Knawy BA, Bilal NE, El-Bagir M, Ahmed k, Al-Wabel AA, Foli AK, Al-Humaidi MA, Shatoor AS, Mirdad S, Abolfotouh M. Metronidazole resistant Helicobacter Pylori strains among Saudi patients with dyspepsia. Saudi Medical Journal. 1997; 18(3): 261-63.
http://www.cababstractsplus.org/abstracts/Abstract.aspx?AcNo=
• 1998:
58. Khattab MS, Al-Khaldi YM, Abolfotouh MA, Khan MY, Humaidi MA, Alakija W, Tokhy M. Impact of a diabetic program in a family practice setting in Asir Region, Saudi Arabia. Diabetic Research. 1998; 33: 115-127.
http://cat.inist.fr/?aModele=afficheN&cpsidt=2361642
59. Mostafa A. Abolfotouh, Mostafa A. Aziz, Wole Alakija, Abdullah Al-Safy, Majed S. Khattab, Soleiman Mirdad, AbdulRahman Al-Juhani, Mohammed Al-Humaidi. Smoking habits of King Saud University students in Abha, Saudi Arabia. Annals of Saudi Med. 1998; 18; 3: 212-216..
http://www.kfshrc.edu.sa/annals/articles/183/97-279.pdf
60. Al-Homrany M, Abolfotouh M. Incidence of treated end-stage renal disease in Asir Region, Southern Saudi Arabia. Saudi J of Kidney Dis and Transpl. 1998; 9(4):425-29.
http://www.sjkdt.org/article.asp?issn=1319-2442;year=1998;volume=9;issue=4;spage=425;epage=430;aulast=Al-Homrany
http://www.sjkdt.org/temp/SaudiJKidneyDisTranspl94425-9120122_023200.pdf
61. Malik GM, Abolfotouh MA, Jastania S, Morad N, Eltayeb E, Saydain G. A logistic regression model to predict nodal malignancy among cases with lymphadenopathy. Ann Saudi Med, 1998; 18(6): 518-21.
http://www.kfshrc.edu.sa/annals/186/98-072.html
http://www.kfshrc.edu.sa/annals/Old/186/98-072.pdf
62. Abolfotouh MA, Khairallah S, Al-Falki Y, Khattab M, Alakija W. Causes of visual impairement among schoolboys in the Al-Noor Institute for the blind, Abha, South-western Saudi Arabia. The Saudi Journal of Ophthalmology, 1998; 12(4): 235-240.
http://www.kfshrc.edu.sa/annals/Old/186/98-072.pdf

• 1999 :
63. Khattab MS, Abolfotouh MA, Al-Khaldi Y, et al. Compliance and control of diabetes in family practice setting, Saudi Arabia. East Mediterranean Health Journal (W.H.O.) 1999; 5(4): 755-65.
http://www.emro.who.int/Publications/EMHJ/0504/13.htm
64. Malik GM, Seidi O, El-Taher A, Mohammed AS, Abolfotouh MA. Common labortaory abnormalities in malaria seen in the Asir Region, South-Western Saudi Arabia. Emirates Med J 1999; 17(1): 13-16.

65. Khattab MS, Abolfotouh MA, Alakija W, Al-Humaidi MA, Al-Wahat S. Risk factors of coronary heart disease: attitude and behaviour in family practice - Saudi Arabia. East Mediterranean Health Journal (W.H.O.). 1999; 5(1): 35-45.
www.emro.who.int/Publications/EMHJ/0501/06.htm
66. Khattab MS, Abolfotouh MA, Al-Khaldi YM, Khan MY. Studying the referral system in one family practice in Saudi Arabia. Annals of Saudi Medicine. 1999; 19(2): 167-170.
http://www.kfshrc.edu.sa/annals/192/98-209.pdf
http://www.kfshrc.edu.sa/annals/192/98-209.html67.
67. Abolfotouh MA. Effect of diabetes mellitus on quality of life: A review. Annals of Saudi Medicine. 1999; 19 (6): 518-24.
http://www.kfshrc.edu.sa/annals/Old/196/99-042A.PDF
68. Al-Humaidi M, Suleiman SA, Abolfotouh MA, Khattab MS, Al-Kadoumi OS, Al-Khaldi Y. Hypercholesterolemia and other risk factors of coronary artery disease among patients of primary health care centers (PHCCs) in Southwest Saudi Arabia. JBMS 1999; 11(3): 5-22.
69. Al-Knawy B, Morad N, Jamal A, Mirdad S, Abol Fotouh M, Ahmed E, Saydain G, Seidi O, Shatoor A. Helicobacter pylori and intestinal metaplasia with its subtype in the gastric antrum in a Saudi population. Scand Gastroenterol. 1999;34 (6): 562-5
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/

• 2000:
70. Yousef F. Ahmed, Fuad I. Abbag, Jobran M. Al-Qahtani, Bothaina M. Ghazali, Mostafa A. Abolfotouh. Erythrocyte sedimentation rate during steady state, painful crisis and infection in children with sickle cell disease. Saudi Medical Journal 2000; Vol. 21 (5): 461-463.
http://www.smj.org.sa/PDFFiles/May00/Erythrocyte.pdf
71. Abolfotouh MA. Growth and sexual maturation of blind and deaf male students in Abha city, Saudi Arabia. Annals of Saudi Medicine. 2000, 20;(5-6) : 447-9.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/
http://www.kfshrc.edu.sa/annals/Old/205_206/99-238.PDF
72. Abolfotouh MA, Al-Ghamdi S. Pattern of hearing impairment among schoolboys in an Institute for deaf subjects. Saudi Med J. 2000, Vol. 21 (9): 873-876.
http://www.smj.org.sa/PDFFiles/Sep00/Thepattern.pdf
73. Abolfotouh MA, Al-Ghamdi S. Pattern of hearing impairment among schoolboys in an Institute for deaf subjects. Neurosciences 2000, Vol. 5 (4): 236-239.
http://www.neurosciencesjournal.org/PDFFiles/Oct00/pattern.pdf
74. Abolfotouh MA , Bahamdan K,. Skin disorders among blind and deaf male students in Southwestern Saudi Arabia. Annals of Saudi Medicine. 2000, 20; (2) : 161-4.
http://www.kfshrc.edu.sa/annals/Old/202/99-115.PDF
http://www.kfshrc.edu.sa/annals/202/99-115.htm
75. Mostafa A. Abolfotouh, Kamil H. Hassan, Maged S. Khattab, Randa M. Youssef, Ali Sadek, Mostafa El-Sebaie. Dental caries: Experience in relation to wasting and stunted growth among schoolboys in Abha, Saudi Arabia. Annals of Saudi Medicine. 2000, 20(5-6): 360-3.
http://www.kfshrc.edu.sa/annals/articles/205_206/99-273.PDF
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/
http://www.k4health.org/popline/dental-caries-experience-relation-wasting-and- stunted-growth-among-schoolboys-abha-saudi-ara
76. Mirdad TM, Khan MRH, Abbag FI, Abolfotouh M. Bone and Joint infection in neonates: A local experience at Abha, Saudi Arabia. Scientific Medical Journal. 2000;12(4) :51-60. http://www.ajol.info/viewarticle.php?jid=74&id=10906&layout=abstract

• 2001:
77. Abolfotouh MA, et al. Psychosocial assessment of geriatric subjects in Abha City, Saudi Arabia. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal (W.H.O.) 2001; 7(3):481-91.
http://www.emro.who.int/Publications/EMHJ/0703/Psychosocial.htm
78. Al-Shehri M, Abolfotouh MA, et. Al. Screening for asthma and associated risk factors among urban schoolboys in Abha City, Saudi Arabia. Saudi Med J. 2000 ;21 (11): 841-6.
http://www.smj.org.sa/DetailArticle.asp?ArticleId=189
http://docs.ksu.edu.sa/PDF/Articles16/Article160221.pdf
79. Al-Helali N, Abolfotouh MA, Ghanem H. Pattern of erectile dysfunction in Jeddah City – Saudi Arabia. Saudi Med J. 2001; 22(1):841-5.
http://www.smj.org.sa/PDFFiles/Jan01/Pattern.pdf
Pattern of erectile dysfunction in Jeddah city.
80. Abu-Eshy SA, Abolfotouh MA. Endemic goitre among school-children in high and low altitude areas of Asir region, Saudi Arabia. Saudi Med J.2001;22(2):447-450.
http://www.smj.org.sa/PDFFiles/Feb01/Endemic20000224.pdf
81. Abolfotouh MA, Al-Helali NS. Effect of erectile dysfunction on quality of life. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal (W.H.O.) 2001; 7(3):510-18.
http://www.emro.who.int/Publicatio Figure 1. Receiver operating characteristic curves of the durations of diabetes and ESR levels in relation to presence of diabetic foot.

ns/EMHJ/0703/erectile.htm
82. Abolfotouh MA, et al. Central obesity among geriatrics in Abha City – Southwestern Saudi Arabia. East Mediterranean Health Journal (WHO) 2001;7(4/5): 716-24.
http://www.emro.who.int/Publications/EMHJ/0704/central.htm
83. Alshehri MY, Ajao O, Abolfotouh MA Mortality from malignant diseases in a Saudi population in Asir Region : A four-year review. Annals of Saudi Medicine 2001, 21;(3-4): 248-50.
http://www.kfshrc.edu.sa/annals/213_214/00-149.pdf

• 2002:
84. Abolfotouh MA . Assignment report on “Evaluation of the school health system in Oman “, 27 April-10 May 2002. W.H.O.
( EM/HSG/011/E/R/10.02/26 )

• 2004:
85. Abou El-Enein NY, Abolfotouh MA. Drug compliance among hypertensive patients attending outpatient clinic of Abu-Qir hospital in Alexandria. Bulletin of High Inst Public Health 2004; 34(3): 605-20.

• 2005:
86. Alshehri MA, Abolfotouh MA, Dalak MA, Nwoye LD. Birth Anthropometric Parameters in High and Low Altitude Areas of Southwest Saudi Arabia. Saudi Med J 2005;26(4):560-5.
http://www.smj.org.sa/PDFFiles/Apr05/07Birth20040862.pdf
87. Mohammed A. Al-Shehri, Mostafa A. Abolfotouh, Mohammed Yunis Khan, Luke O. Nwoye. Growth Standards for Urban Infants in a High Altitude Area of Saudi Arabia. Biomedical Research. Vol. 16, No. 3 (2005-10 - 2005-12) http://www.indmedica.com/journals.php?journalid=12&issueid=115&articleid=1547&action=article
88. Alshehri MA, Abolfotouh MA, Dalak MA, Nwoye LD. Construction of Intrauterine Growth Curves in a High Altitude Area of Saudi Arabia. Saudi Med J 2005;26(11): 1723-27.
http://www.smj.org.sa/PDFFiles/Nov05/06Construction20050605.pdf
89. Monir G, Abolfotouh MA. Pychosocial characteristics of diabetic students in Alexandria. Journal of Egyptian Public Health Association. 2005; 80:475-93.
http://www.epha.eg.net/pdf/n3-4-2005/6-%20gihan-Diabetes%20-samia-final- CD.pdf

90. Mohamed Al-Shehri, Luke O. Nwoye, Waleed Eid and Mostafa A. Abolfotouh. Intrauternine curves at a high altitude area of Saudi Arabia. J. Arab Neonatal Forum 2005; 2: 30-35.
http://www.fmhs.uaeu.ac.ae/neonatal/iss003/p5.pdf

91. Abolfotouh MA. Suggested regional guidelines for planning, monitoring and evaluation of health-promoting schools, and minimum indicators. In : Report on the Consultation on health-promoting schools in the Eastern Mediterranean Region – Sanaa Republic of Yemen, 12-14 December 2005. WHO-EM/HSG/310/E.
http://www.emro.who.int/hps/pdf/HSG-310.pdf

• 2006:
92. Abolfotouh MA, Al-Helali NS. Effect of Erectile Dysfunction on the Quality of Life. Asian Journal of Andrology 2006;8(5- supplement 1 ) : 164-7.
93. Mehanna A, Al-Bourgy M, Seif El-Din A, Abolfotouh M. Corporal punishment : Mothers Disciplinary Behavior and Childs Psychological Profile in Alexandria. Proceeding of the 2nd International Conference on Health, Environment and Development . 28-30 November,2006. Helnan Palestine Hotel. Alexandria – Egypt. P.12.( Abstract ).
94. Elhosseiny TA, Guirguis WW, Abolfotouh M, Hafez SA.Utilization of Students Hospital in Alexandria by Asthmatic School Children. Proceeding of the 2nd International Conference on Health, Environment and Development . 28-30 November,2006. Helnan Palestine Hotel. Alexandria – Egypt. P.12.( Abstract ).
95. Abolfotouh M. Evaluation of School health system at King Abdul-Aziz Medical City, National Guard Health Affairs, Riyadh – saudi Arabia. Executive action document, November 2006.
96. Abolfotouh M. Review and finalization of the healthy school initiative framework in Afghanistan. Executive action document (WHO), December,2006.

• 2007:

97. Abolfotouh MA, Bassiouni FA, Mounir GM, Fayyad RCh. Health-related Lifestyles and Risk Behaviors among Students Living In Alexandria University Hostels. East Mediterranean Health Journal – WHO 2007;13(2):376-91.
http://www.emro.who.int/Publications/emhj/1302/article17.htm
98. Abolfotouh M . Evidence of the effectiveness of school health promotion in some Eastern Mediterranean countries. School Health Meeting. Vancouver-Canada 5-8 June,2007
http://www.mayeticvillage.com/WHO-6GCHP
99. Abu-Eshy SA, Abolfotouh MA, Nawar E, Abu Sabib ARH. Ransons criteria for acute pancreatitis in high altitude:Do they need be modified?.Saudi Journal of Gastroentrology (SJG) 2007; 14 (1):20-3. http://www.saudijgastro.com/text.asp?2008/14/1/20/37797
100. Hosny G, El-Gamal A, Arafat W, Abolfotouh M. Assessment of Quality of Life for Adult Cancer Patients in Alexandria. The Egyptian Journal of Community Medicine. 2007; 25(2): 1-14.
101. Mounir GM, Abolfotouh MA. Assessment of Health-related Quality of Life among School Children with Cancer in Alexandria. Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association. 2007; 82(3&4):219-38.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/
http://www.labmeeting.com/papers/author/abolfotouh-ma
102. Gehan M. Mounir, Mostafa A. Abolfotouh, Kholoud Y Tayel. Coping Strategies of Mothers of Children with Cardiac problems. Bulletin of High Institute of Public Health 2007;37(1):1-18.
103. Abolfotouh MA. The WHO global technical meeting on school health, Vancouver, Canada, June 2007. In : Report on the First regional conference on health promoting schools in the Eastern Mediterranean Region. Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic, 3-5 September 2007. WHO-EM/HSG/319/E.

• 2008:

104. Abolfotouh MA et al. Central obesity among adults in Egypt : Prevalence and co-morbidities. East Medeterranean Health Journal (W.H.O.) 2008; 14(1):57-68.
http://www.emro.who.int/publications/emhj/1401/article6.htm
http://62.193.78.3/emhj/1401/14_1_2008_057_068.pdf
105. Abou El-Enein NY, Abolfotouh MA. An audit of diabetic care at three diabetic centers in Alexandria. East Mediterranean Health Journal, WHO; 2008; 14(3): 636-46.
http://www.emro.who.int/Publications/emhj/1403/article14.htm
106. Alrowaily MA, Abolfotouh MA, Ferwanah MS. Hepatitis B Virus Seroprevalence among Pregnant Females in Saudi Arabia. The Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology 2008, 14(2):70-2.
http://www.saudijgastro.com/article.asp?issn=1319- 3767;year=2008;volume=14;issue=2;spage=70;epage=72;aulast=Alrowaily

• 2009:

107. Mostafa A. Abolfotouh, Mohamed D. El-Bourgy, Amira G. Seif El Din, Azza A. Mehanna. Corporal punishment : Mothers disciplinary behavior and childs psychological profile in Alexandria city, Egypt. Journal of Forensic Nursing 2009; 5(1): 5–17.
http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/fulltext//PDFSTART
108. Kwok-Cho Tang, Don Nutbeam, Carmen Aldinger, Lawrence St Leger, Donald Bundy, Anna Maria Hoffmann, Ekua Yankah, Doug McCall, Goof Buijs, Said Arnaout, Sofialeticia Morales , Faye Robinson, Charuaypon Torranin, Lesley Drake, Mostafa Abolfotouh, Cheryl Vince Whitman, Sergio Meresman, , Cossa Odete, Abdul-Halim Joukhadar, Claire Avison, Cream Wright, Franscico Huerta, Davison Munodawafa, David Nyamwaya, Karen Heckert,. Schools for Health, Education and Development: A Call for Action.
Health Promot. Int., Vol. 24, No. 1. (1 March 2009), pp. 68-77 Epub 2008 Nov 27
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=pubmed&Cmd=ShowDetailView&TermToSearch=
http://heapro.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/reprint/dan037?ijkey=46jjhDKC2klEQMV&keytype=ref
https://ovidsp.tx.ovid.com/spb/ovidweb.cgi
109. Mostafa A. Abolfotouh, Sameh Abolfotouh. Report onSchool Health in Afghanistan. http://schoolhealthindicators.wetpaint.com/page/Afghanistan
110. Mostafa A. Abolfotouh, Sameh Abolfotouh. School Health promotion in Saudi Arabia. http://schoolhealthindicators.wetpaint.com/page/Saudi+Arabia 2009
111. Mostafa A. Abolfotouh, Sameh Abolfotouh. Report on School Health in Oman. http://schoolhealthindicators.wetpaint.com/page/Oman 2009
112. M. Abolfotouh. Validity of indicators of central obesity in the prediction of diabetes and hypertension. Journal of Diabetes.2009; Volume 1 Issue s1 (p A83-A288):25-26.
http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/fulltext//PDFSTART
113. Mostafa A. Abolfotouh, Sameh Abolfotouh. Report on School Health in Egypt. http://schoolhealthindicators.wetpaint.com/page/Egypt 2009

• 2010:
114. Rowaily M, Abolfotouh MA. Predictors of gestational diabetes mellitus in a highparity community in Saudi Arabia. East Mediterranean Health Journal, WHO.2010;16(6):636-41.
http://www.emro.who.int/emhj/V16/06/16_6_2010_0636_0641.pdf
115. Balkhy H, Abolfotouh M, Al-Hathlool R, Al-Jumah M. Awareness, attitudes, and practices related to the swine influenza pandemic among the Saudi public. BMC Infectious Diseases 2010, 10:42. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/10/42
http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-10-42.pdf
116. Sami M. Al-Yami, Khalid A. Mohajer ,Majed Al-Jeraisy , Ahmed M. Batarfi, Mostafa Abolfotouh. Recurrent visits and admissions of children with asthma in Central Saudi Arabia. Saudi Medical Journal 2010;31(8):179-82.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/
117. Abdallah Adlan, Mostafa Abolfotouh and Ameen Kashmeery. Quality of Informed Consent for Invasive Procedures at King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia . Submitted to the 4th Saudi International Conference – SIC 2010- UK, 30-31 July,2010. (information) (Word Document)
http://www.easychair.org/conferences/submission.cgi?submission=435015;track=25946;a=a0ab5cc062e8

118. Abolfotouh MA, et al Predictors of hospital mortality in patients with heart failure at the cardiac center of KAMC-Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Proceeding of KAIMRC Annual Scientific Forum” Improving Health Care Through Research”. King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2-3 November, 2010.

119. Abolfotouh MA, et al Risk factors of diabetic foot at KAMC , Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: Case-control study. Proceeding of KAIMRC Annual Scientific Forum” Improving Health Care Through Research”. King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2-3 November, 2010.


• 2011
121. Al-Mendalawi MD, Abolfotouh M. Recurrent visits and admissions of children with asthma in central Saudi Arabia. Saudi Med J. 2011 Feb;32(2):201-2. ( Letter to Editor). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/
122. Abolfotouh MA, et al. Quality-of Life and Glycemic control of adolescents with type 1 diabetes and impact of an education intervention. Int J Gen Med 2011:4 141–152.
http://www.dovepress.com/articles.php?article_id=6403
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/
123. Mohajer KA, Al-Yami SM, Al- Jeraisy MI, Abolfotouh MA. Antibiotic prescribing in a pediatric emergency setting in central Saudi Arabia. Saudi Medical Journal 2011; 32(2):197-98.
http://www.smj.org.sa/PDFFiles/Feb11/3Antibiotic20103225.pdf
124. Al-Jumah M, Abolfotouh MA. Saudi Public Perception and Attitude towards Organ/tissue Donation. Biopreservation and Biobanking 2011;9(1):21-27.
http://www.liebertonline.com/doi/abs/10.1089/bio.2010.0025
125. Mostafa A. Abolfotouh , Sunny A. Sallam, Mohammed S. Mohammed, Amany A Loutfy, Ali A. Hasab. Prevalence of elevated blood pressure and association with obesity in Egyptian school adolescents. Int J Hyper Volume 2011, Article ID 952537, 8 pages doi:10.4061/2011/952537
http://www.sage-hindawi.com/journals/ijht/2011/952537/
http://downloads.sage-hindawi.com/journals/ijht/2011/952537.pdf
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/
126. Al-Jumah M, Abolfotouh M, Alabdulkareem I, Balkhy H, Al-Jeraisy M, Al-Swaid A, Al-Musaeed E, Al-Knawy B. Public attitude towards biomedical research at outpatient clinics of King Abdulaziz Medical City – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. East Mediterranean Health Journal. 2011 ; 17 (6): 536-545.
http://www.emro.who.int/publications/emhj/17/06/article12.htm
http://www.emro.who.int/emhj/V17/06/17_6_2011_0536_0545.pdf

127. Abolfotouh MA, et al. Risk factors of diabetic foot in central Saudi Arabia: Case-control study. Saudi Med J 2011;32(7):710-715.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?dopt=Abstract
http://www.smj.org.sa/PDFFiles/Jul11/08Risk20103797.pdf
128. Al-Jeraisy MI, Alanazi MQ, Abolfotouh MA. Medication Prescribing Errors In a Pediatric Inpatient Tertiary Care Setting – Saudi Arabia. BMC Research Notes. July, 2011 ( accepted for publication).
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?dopt=AbstractPlus&holding=f1000,f1000m,isrctn
http://www.biomedcentral.com/1756-0500/4/294
http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1756-0500-4-294.pdf
129. L. Mawaldi, C, Gupta, H. Bakhsh, M. Saadeh, M. Abolfotouh. Validity of ultrasound in patients with acute pelvic pain related to suspected ovarian torsion. Surgical science.2011;2 (.6):326-330 DOI: 10.4236/ss.2011.26069
http://www.scirp.org/journal/PaperInformation.aspx?paperID=6882
130. Mostafa A. Abolfotouh, Laila A. Soliman, Sameh M Abolfotouh, Mohamed Raafat. Knowledge and practice of PHC physicians toward the detection and management of hypertension and other CVD risk factors in Egypt. Int J Hypert. 2011 doi:10.4061/2011/983869
http://www.hindawi.com/journals/ijht/aip/983869/

131. Ghassan A. Shaath, MD, Mansour Al-Mutairi, MD, Omar Al-Tamimi, MD, Fahad Al-Habshan, MD, Mostafa AbolFotouh, MD. Predictors for re-intervention in neonates with pulmonary atresia or severe pulmonary stenosis with intact ventricular septum. Journal of the Saudi Heart Association 2010; 22 ( 2): 85-6.
http://www.journalofthesaudiheart.com/article/PIIS1016731510003131/fulltext
132. Ghassan A. Shaath, Omar Al-Tamimi, Ali AlAkhfash, , Mostafa Abolfotouh, Mansour Al-Mutairi, Fahad Al Habshan. Predictors of Re-intervention in Neonates with Critical Pulmonary Stenosis or Pulmonary Atresia with Intact Ventricular Septum. Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions(impact factor: 2.36). 09/2011; DOI: 10.1002/ccd.23320
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/
133. Mostafa A Abolfotouh , Mohammed A Al-Rowaily.Validity of Fasting Blood Glucose Test in Screening for the Pre-diabetes state among Pregnant Females. In: Gestational Diabetes Chapter 4, Edited by Miroslav Radenković p. cm. ISBN 978-953-307-581-5Published by InTech Janeza Trdine 9, 51000 Rijeka, Croatia, November, 2011.
http://www.intechopen.com/source/pdfs/23175/InTech-Validity_of_fasting_blood_glucose_test_in_screening_for_the_pre_diabetes_state_among_pregnant_females.pdf
134. L. Mawaldi, C, Gupta, H. Bakhsh, M. Saadeh, M. Abolfotouh. Diagnostic accuracy of ultrasound in suspected ovarian torsion. Urogynaecologia International Journal (UIJ) 2011;25 (1): 54-6.
http://www.urogynaecologia.it/index.php/uij/article/view/uij.2011.e15/77
http://www.urogynaecologia.it/index.php/uij/index
BOOKS:

• Sheiba, Z., Abolfotouh, M.: Principles of Public Health and Social Medicine, 1st edition, 1988, 2nd edition 1990 (in Arabic).

• Abolfotouh M., Badawi I. Health status of schoolboys in Abha city, Asir region (in Arabic). 1996.]

• Abolfotouh MA. Towards Better Health for School Children in Asir Region, Saudi Arabia, 2000.

• Abolfotouh MA., Mostafa Awad. An Introduction in Public Health and Social Medicine, 2002.

• Abolfotouh MA. Essentials of School Health and Educational Medicine, 2010.King Fahd National Library Cataloging – in – Publication Data.Riyadh, 2011. ISBN: 978-603-00-6828-9. L.D. no. 1432/1265.

Mostafa A Abolfotouh , Mohammed A Al-Rowaily.Validity of Fasting Blood Glucose Test in Screening for the Pre-diabetes state among Pregnant Females. In: Gestational Diabetes, Chapter 4, Edited by Miroslav Radenković p. cm. ISBN 978-953-307-581-5Published by InTech Janeza Trdine 9, 51000 Rijeka, Croatia, November, 2011.
http://www.intechopen.com/books/show/title/gestational-diabetes

Publications

  1. pmc Awareness, attitudes, and practices related to the swine influenza pandemic among the Saudi public
    Hanan H Balkhy
    King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    BMC Infect Dis 10:42. 2010
  2. pmc Medication prescribing errors in a pediatric inpatient tertiary care setting in Saudi Arabia
    Majed I Al-Jeraisy
    King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    BMC Res Notes 4:294. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of amblyopia among schoolboys in Abha city, Asir Region, Saudi Arabia
    M A Abolfotouh
    King Saud University, College of Medicine, Saudi Arabia
    J Egypt Public Health Assoc 69:19-30. 1994
  4. doi request reprint Schools for health, education and development: a call for action
    Kwok Cho Tang
    WHO, HQ, Switzerland
    Health Promot Int 24:68-77. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Recurrent visits and admissions of children with asthma in central Saudi Arabia
    Sami M Al-Yami
    Department of Internal Medicine, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 31:921-4. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Recurrent visits and admissions of children with asthma in central Saudi Arabia
    Mahmood D Al-Mendalawi
    Saudi Med J 32:201; author reply 201-2. 2011
  7. pmc Prevalence of elevated blood pressure and association with obesity in egyptian school adolescents
    Mostafa A Abolfotouh
    King Abdullah International Medical Research Center KAIMRC, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences KSAU HS, P O Box 22490, Riyadh 11426, Saudi Arabia
    Int J Hypertens 2011:952537. 2011
  8. pmc Quality of life and glycemic control in adolescents with type 1 diabetes and the impact of an education intervention
    Mostafa A Abolfotouh
    King Abdullah International Medical Research Center KAIMRC, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences KSAU HS, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Int J Gen Med 4:141-52. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Risk factors of diabetic foot in central Saudi Arabia
    Mostafa A Abolfotouh
    Biobanking Section, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 32:708-13. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Public attitude towards biomedical research at outpatient clinics of King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    M al-Jumah
    King Abdullah International Medical Research Centre, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz Universityfor Health Sciences, National Guard Health Affairs, Saudi Arabia
    East Mediterr Health J 17:536-45. 2011

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  1. pmc Awareness, attitudes, and practices related to the swine influenza pandemic among the Saudi public
    Hanan H Balkhy
    King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    BMC Infect Dis 10:42. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to identify awareness, attitudes, and practices related to influenza A (H1N1) among the Saudi public...
  2. pmc Medication prescribing errors in a pediatric inpatient tertiary care setting in Saudi Arabia
    Majed I Al-Jeraisy
    King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    BMC Res Notes 4:294. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of amblyopia among schoolboys in Abha city, Asir Region, Saudi Arabia
    M A Abolfotouh
    King Saud University, College of Medicine, Saudi Arabia
    J Egypt Public Health Assoc 69:19-30. 1994
    ..Amblyopia showed a prevalence equal to 27% and 31% among children with anisometropia and those with strabismus respectively. An effective screening program for early detection of amblyopia through the well baby clinics is recommended...
  4. doi request reprint Schools for health, education and development: a call for action
    Kwok Cho Tang
    WHO, HQ, Switzerland
    Health Promot Int 24:68-77. 2009
    ..It also suggests further joint actions required for the implementation of the Statement...
  5. ncbi request reprint Recurrent visits and admissions of children with asthma in central Saudi Arabia
    Sami M Al-Yami
    Department of Internal Medicine, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 31:921-4. 2010
    ..To identify the pediatric age group and most affected gender by asthma, and to determine the significant predictors of severity of asthma, and assess the appropriateness of asthma medication administration...
  6. ncbi request reprint Recurrent visits and admissions of children with asthma in central Saudi Arabia
    Mahmood D Al-Mendalawi
    Saudi Med J 32:201; author reply 201-2. 2011
  7. pmc Prevalence of elevated blood pressure and association with obesity in egyptian school adolescents
    Mostafa A Abolfotouh
    King Abdullah International Medical Research Center KAIMRC, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences KSAU HS, P O Box 22490, Riyadh 11426, Saudi Arabia
    Int J Hypertens 2011:952537. 2011
    ..18, 95%, CI = 1.38-3.44) and central obesity based on WC (OR = 3.14, 95%, CI = 1.67-5.94). Conclusion. Both overall obesity and central obesity were significant predictors of HBP in Egyptian adolescents...
  8. pmc Quality of life and glycemic control in adolescents with type 1 diabetes and the impact of an education intervention
    Mostafa A Abolfotouh
    King Abdullah International Medical Research Center KAIMRC, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences KSAU HS, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Int J Gen Med 4:141-52. 2011
    ..To assess quality of life (QoL) and glycemic control in adolescents with type 1 diabetes and to investigate the impact of an educational program...
  9. ncbi request reprint Risk factors of diabetic foot in central Saudi Arabia
    Mostafa A Abolfotouh
    Biobanking Section, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 32:708-13. 2011
    ..To identify the risk factors of diabetic foot (DF) in diabetic patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Public attitude towards biomedical research at outpatient clinics of King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    M al-Jumah
    King Abdullah International Medical Research Centre, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz Universityfor Health Sciences, National Guard Health Affairs, Saudi Arabia
    East Mediterr Health J 17:536-45. 2011
    ..The attitudes towards biomedical research among the participants were satisfactory and comparable to findings from other countries...
  11. pmc Knowledge and Practice of PHC Physicians toward the Detection and Management of Hypertension and Other CVD Risk Factors in Egypt
    Mostafa A Abolfotouh
    Biobanking Section, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, P O Box 22490, Riyadh 11426, Saudi Arabia
    Int J Hypertens 2011:983869. 2011
    ..There is a need of more continuing medical education. Local and international manuals, workshops, and seminars on how to make use of these guidelines would improve doctors' performance...
  12. doi request reprint Predictors of reintervention in neonates with critical pulmonary stenosis or pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum
    Ghassan Shaath
    Department of Cardiac Sciences, King Abdulaziz Medical City, National Guard Health Affairs, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 79:659-64. 2012
    ..Describe the short and midterm outcome and to determine the predictors of reintervention in neonates with critical pulmonary stenosis (PS) or pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum (PA/IVS)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Assessment of health related quality of life among school children with cancer in Alexandria
    Gehan M Mounir
    Family Health Department, School Health, High Institute of Public Health, Alexandria University, Egypt
    J Egypt Public Health Assoc 82:219-38. 2007
    ..More efforts are needed to improve the health care in the student's hospital, especially for young children with cancer...
  14. ncbi request reprint Skin disorders among male schoolchildren in the Asir region, southwestern Saudi Arabia
    M A Abolfotouh
    Departments of Family and Community Medicine and Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Abha, and Department of Pediatrics, Asir Central Hospital, Abha
    Ann Saudi Med 16:342-5. 1996
  15. ncbi request reprint Growth and sexual maturation of blind and deaf male students in Abha City, Saudi Arabia
    M A Abolfotouh
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Saudi Med 20:447-9. 2000
  16. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori and intestinal metaplasia with its subtypes in the gastric antrum in a Saudi population
    B Al-Knawy
    Dept of Medicine, King Saud University, Abha, Saudi Arabia
    Scand J Gastroenterol 34:562-5. 1999
    ..Our aim was to study the frequency and subtypes of IM in a Saudi population with dyspepsia, a population with a low prevalence of gastric cancer...
  17. ncbi request reprint Pattern of erectile dysfunction in Jeddah city
    N S Al Helali
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Armed Forces Hospital, Southern Region, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 22:34-8. 2001
    ..This finding may reflect the necessity for construction of prevention strategies...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Diabetes mellitus 2]
    P Bol
    Faculteit Civiele Techniek en Geowetenschappen Sectie Gezondheidstechniek TU Delft, Postbus 5048, 2600 GA Delft
    Ned Tijdschr Tandheelkd 109:27-8. 2002
  19. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial assessment of geriatric subjects in Abha City, Saudi Arabia
    M A Abolfotouh
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia
    East Mediterr Health J 7:481-91. 2001
    ..7% of the variance in depression score by multiple regression analysis. Depression is a problem among the geriatric population in the region, especially women. Periodic home psychosocial screening of geriatrics is recommended...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effect of erectile dysfunction on quality of life
    M A Abolfotouh
    Department of Family of Health, High Institute of Public Health, University of Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt
    East Mediterr Health J 7:510-8. 2001
    ..About two-thirds of the patients had poor quality of life; severe ED was the only significant predictor of this. Severe ED was not an indicator for co-morbidities...
  21. ncbi request reprint Birth anthropometric parameters in high and low altitude areas of Southwest Saudi Arabia
    Mohamed A Al-Shehri
    Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, King Khalid University, PO Box 641, Abha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 26:560-5. 2005
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Construction of intrauterine growth curves in a high altitude area of Saudi Arabia
    Mohammed A Al-Shehri
    Department of Child Health, College of Medicine, King Khalid University, PO Box 641 Abha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 26:1723-7. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to construct intrauterine percentile growth curves for body weight, length and head circumference for local use in a high altitude area of Saudi Arabia...
  23. ncbi request reprint Hyperendemicity of diarrhea in a valley area, Asir Region, southwestern Saudi Arabia
    H A Abu-Zeid
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Abha, Saudi Arabia
    J Egypt Public Health Assoc 70:257-77. 1995
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Parasitic infections and gastrointestinal symptoms among preschool children in day care centers in Alexandria, Egypt
    M A Abolfotouh
    Department of Family Health, High Institute of Public Health, Alexandria University, Egypt
    J Egypt Public Health Assoc 70:415-29. 1995
    ..lamblia as a cause of vomiting in children, especially among active and social boys. Routine and periodic administration of a protozoan treatment to such children is recommended...
  25. ncbi request reprint Dental caries: experience in relation to wasting and stunted growth among schoolboys in Abha, Saudi Arabia
    M A Abolfotouh
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Ministry of Health, Abha, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Saudi Med 20:360-3. 2000
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the dental health status of Saudi schoolboys in an urban city in the southwestern region of Saudi Arabia, and to investigate the association of dental caries with wasting and stunted growth...
  26. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial characteristics of diabetic students at Sporting Students Hospital in Alexandria
    Gehan M Mounir
    Family Health Department School Health, High Institute of Public Health, Alexandria University, Egypt
    J Egypt Public Health Assoc 80:475-93. 2005
    ..Students with large diabetic duration-especially those of low social class families--are at increased risk of suboptimal glycaemic control and should be targeted for interventional strategies...
  27. pmc Quality of life in patients with skin diseases in central Saudi Arabia
    Mostafa A Abolfotouh
    King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Int J Gen Med 5:633-42. 2012
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  28. pmc Prevalence of Metabolic Abnormalities and Association with Obesity among Saudi College Students
    Mostafa A Abolfotouh
    King Abdullah International Medical Research Center KAIMRC, Riyadh 11426, Saudi Arabia King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, National Guard Health Affairs, Riyadh 11426, Saudi Arabia
    Int J Hypertens 2012:819726. 2012
    ..Central adiposity contributes to the high incidence of individual MS components. College health programs that promote healthful lifestyle and avoidance of adult weight gain are recommended...
  29. pmc Quality of informed consent for invasive procedures in central Saudi Arabia
    Mostafa A Abolfotouh
    King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Int J Gen Med 5:269-75. 2012
    ....
  30. pmc Cesarean section in a high-parity community in Saudi Arabia: clinical indications and obstetric outcomes
    Mohammed A Al Rowaily
    Biobanking Section, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center KAIMRC, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:92. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to identify the indications for CS and the incidence of adverse maternal/fetal outcomes in a tertiary care setting...
  31. doi request reprint Corporal punishment: mother's disciplinary behavior and child's psychological profile in Alexandria, Egypt
    Mostafa A Abolfotouh
    High Institute of Public Health, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt
    J Forensic Nurs 5:5-17. 2009
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