Raymond E Farah

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Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [The importance of CPR training for assessing the knowledge and skills of hospital medical and nursing personnel]
    Raymond Farah
    Department of Internal Medicine F, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya
    Harefuah 146:529-33, 574. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Cardiopulmonary resuscitation surprise drills for assessing, improving and maintaining cardiopulmonary resuscitation skills of hospital personnel
    Raymond Farah
    Department of Internal Medicine F, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, Israel
    Eur J Emerg Med 14:332-6. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal involvement in Henoch-Schönlein purpura
    R Farah
    Department of Internal Medicine F, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, Israel
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 53:295-9. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary sarcoidosis associated with etanercept therapy
    Raymond E Farah
    Department of Internal Medicine F, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, Israel
    Pharmacotherapy 27:1446-8. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint [Secrets of the Mediterranean diet]
    Raymond Farah
    Department of Internal Medicine F, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya
    Harefuah 147:422-7, 477. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint [The effect of dead space fraction on weaning from mechanical ventilation in COPD patients]
    Raymond Farah
    Department of Internal Medicine F, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, Israel
    Harefuah 146:506-9, 576. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint [Expression of inflammatory mediators in meningitis]
    Raymond Farah
    Department of Internal Medicine F, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, Israel
    Harefuah 146:410-3, 504. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Insulin therapy of hyperglycemia in intensive care
    Raymond Farah
    Department of Medicine F, Western Galilee Medical Center, Nahariya, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:140-2. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Ecstasy (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine)-induced inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion
    Raymond Farah
    Department of Internal Medicine F, Leumit Health Service, Western Galilee, Nahariya, Israel
    Pediatr Emerg Care 24:615-7. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint [The significance of troponin T in hemodialysis patients]
    Raymond Farah
    Department of Internal Medicine F, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, Israel
    Harefuah 145:875-8, 943. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint [The importance of CPR training for assessing the knowledge and skills of hospital medical and nursing personnel]
    Raymond Farah
    Department of Internal Medicine F, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya
    Harefuah 146:529-33, 574. 2007
    ..Western Galilee Hospital has developed simulator programs for surprise CPR training exercises in all hospital departments and units...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cardiopulmonary resuscitation surprise drills for assessing, improving and maintaining cardiopulmonary resuscitation skills of hospital personnel
    Raymond Farah
    Department of Internal Medicine F, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, Israel
    Eur J Emerg Med 14:332-6. 2007
    ..Western Galilee Hospital has developed simulator programs for surprise CPR training exercises in all hospital departments and units. This study assessed the efficacy of surprise drills...
  3. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal involvement in Henoch-Schönlein purpura
    R Farah
    Department of Internal Medicine F, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, Israel
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 53:295-9. 2007
    ..The clinical course of this patient was further improved after the combined therapy with steroids and immunosuppressive drug...
  4. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary sarcoidosis associated with etanercept therapy
    Raymond E Farah
    Department of Internal Medicine F, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, Israel
    Pharmacotherapy 27:1446-8. 2007
    ..Patients should be monitored during and after etanercept therapy for manifestations suggesting sarcoidosis, and we recommend patients receive baseline chest radiography at the start of therapy with follow-up of respiratory symptoms...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Secrets of the Mediterranean diet]
    Raymond Farah
    Department of Internal Medicine F, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya
    Harefuah 147:422-7, 477. 2008
    ..But this may not be entirely due only to the diet. Lifestyle factors (such as more physical activity and extended social support systems) may also play a part...
  6. ncbi request reprint [The effect of dead space fraction on weaning from mechanical ventilation in COPD patients]
    Raymond Farah
    Department of Internal Medicine F, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, Israel
    Harefuah 146:506-9, 576. 2007
    ..Laboratory tests indicate elevated CO2 level, gradual reduction of the levels of oxygen and pH in arterial blood, and a consequent rise in the Dead Space Fraction (DSF) of the lungs...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Expression of inflammatory mediators in meningitis]
    Raymond Farah
    Department of Internal Medicine F, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, Israel
    Harefuah 146:410-3, 504. 2007
    ..In order to distinguish between bacterial and viral diseases the levels of various inflammatory markers are used to determine the severity of the disease and the clinical prognosis...
  8. ncbi request reprint Insulin therapy of hyperglycemia in intensive care
    Raymond Farah
    Department of Medicine F, Western Galilee Medical Center, Nahariya, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:140-2. 2007
    ..Hyperglycemia is common among patients admitted to intensive care units, and carries the risk for complications and prolonged ICU stay. With intensive insulin control of blood glucose, morbidity and mortality can be reduced...
  9. doi request reprint Ecstasy (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine)-induced inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion
    Raymond Farah
    Department of Internal Medicine F, Leumit Health Service, Western Galilee, Nahariya, Israel
    Pediatr Emerg Care 24:615-7. 2008
    ..We describe a 13-year-old girl who experienced MDMA-induced SIADH with symptomatic hyponatremia. Toxicity of MDMA, in particular, the pathophysiology and treatment of MDMA-induced hyponatremia, is discussed...
  10. ncbi request reprint [The significance of troponin T in hemodialysis patients]
    Raymond Farah
    Department of Internal Medicine F, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, Israel
    Harefuah 145:875-8, 943. 2006
    ..AiM: To measure blood troponin T levels in hemodialysis patients without severe cardiovascular events, following its distribution according to various risk factors...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Levels of fibrinogen compared to crp in plasma as new marker in diagnosis of pulmonary edema of non septic origin]
    Raymond Farah
    Internal Medicine F, Western Galilee Hospital Nahariya
    Harefuah 145:870-4, 943-4. 2006
    ..an estimation opportunity using them as possible new markers for diagnosis of pneumonia and for following response to treatment...
  12. ncbi request reprint Bacterial meningitis associated with infliximab
    Raymond Farah
    Department of Internal Medicine F Nahariya Hospital, B Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Western Galilee Hospital, 21, 22100 Technion, Nahariya, Israel
    Pharm World Sci 28:123-5. 2006
    ..A computed tomographic (CT) scan of the head showed cerebral edema and Streptococcus pneumoniae was isolated from blood and CSF cultures. Prompt diagnosis and early treatment improved the outcome of this patient...
  13. ncbi request reprint Symmetrical peripheral gangrene and neutropenia following propylthiouracil
    Raymond E Farah
    Department of Internal Medicine Department F, Western Galilee Hospital Nahariya, B Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Nahariya, Israel
    Ann Pharmacother 40:1211. 2006
  14. ncbi request reprint The association of interferon with the development of pulmonary tuberculosis
    R Farah
    Department of Internal Medicine F, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, Israel
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 45:598-600. 2007
    ..Several weeks later the patient was free of clinical symptoms. Our case demonstrates a rare association between interferon and tuberculosis since only one case in the literature has described a similar association...
  15. ncbi request reprint Primed polymorphonuclear leukocytes constitute a possible link between inflammation and oxidative stress in hyperlipidemic patients
    Rafi Mazor
    Eliachar Research Laboratory, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, Israel
    Atherosclerosis 197:937-43. 2008
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  16. doi request reprint High blood pressure response to stress ergometry could predict future hypertension
    Raymond Farah
    Department of Internal Medicine B, Ziv Medical Center, Safed, Israel
    Eur J Intern Med 20:366-8. 2009
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  17. pmc Can dead space fraction predict the length of mechanical ventilation in exacerbated COPD patients?
    Raymond Farah
    Specialist in Internal Medicine and Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine B, Ziv Medical Center, Safed Israel
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 4:437-41. 2009
    ..Laboratory tests indicate elevated CO2 levels, gradual reduction of the levels of oxygen and pH in arterial blood, and a consequent rise in the dead space fraction (DSF) of the lungs...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Weaning of COPD patients from mechanical ventilation]
    Nicola Makhoul
    Intensive Care Unit, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, Israel
    Harefuah 148:703-5, 733. 2009
    ..Laboratory tests indicate elevated CO2 level, gradual reduction of the levels of oxygen and pH in arterial blood and elevated PeCO2. It does not include other obstructive diseases such as asthma...
  19. pmc Intensification of oxidative stress and inflammation in type 2 diabetes despite antihyperglycemic treatment
    Raymond Farah
    Departement of Internal Medicine B, Ziv Medical Center, Safed, Israel
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 7:20. 2008
    ..We have previously shown that DM type 2 patients are exposed to increased OS and inflammation contributed in part by primed peripheral polymorphonuclear leukocytes (PMNLs)...
  20. doi request reprint Presence of coronary plaques in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
    Nimer Assy
    Liver Unit, Ziv Medical Centre, Box 1008, Safed 13100, Israel
    Radiology 254:393-400. 2010
    ..To evaluate the relationship between nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and coronary artery disease (CAD) and to define determinants of CAD in patients with or without metabolic syndrome...
  21. ncbi request reprint [The effect of calcium channel blocker lercanidipine on lowgrade inflammation parameters in essential hypertension patients]
    Revital Shurtz-Swirski
    Eliachar Research Laboratory, Technion, Haifa, Israel
    Harefuah 145:895-9, 942. 2006
    ..Recent studies have attributed additional anti-oxidative characteristics to the anti-hypertensive drug Lercanidipine (Vasodip), a third generation calcium-channel blocker...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Severe hypercapnia in asthmatic attack]
    Nicola Makhoul
    Respiratory Intensive Care Unit, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, Israel
    Harefuah 145:879-80, 943. 2006
    ..We advise to consider this mode of treatment in similar cases...
  23. ncbi request reprint A link between polymorphonuclear leukocyte intracellular calcium, plasma insulin, and essential hypertension
    Shifra Sela
    Nephrology Unit, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, Israel
    Am J Hypertens 15:291-5. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the levels of [Ca2+]i in peripheral EH PMN in relation to plasma insulin levels and blood pressure (BP)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Limited Wegener's granulomatosis--is it limited?
    Svetlana Lisitsin
    Department of Internal Medicine F, Western Galilee Hospital, P O B 21, Nahariya, 22100, Israel
    Clin Rheumatol 26:1999-2000. 2007
    ..Further involvement of lung was treated successfully by tumor necrosis factor-alpha inhibitor infliximab. Cardiac rhythm abnormalities should always be kept in mind both in diagnosis and follow-up of WG...
  25. ncbi request reprint Fatal venous thromboembolism associated with antipsychotic therapy
    Raymond E Farah
    Department of Emergency, Western Galilee Hospital Nahariya, B Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Nahariya, Israel
    Ann Pharmacother 38:1435-8. 2004
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