A A Mahfouz

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Altitude and bronchial asthma in south-western Saudi Arabia
    B R Al-Ghamdi
    Department of Internal Medicine Chest Diseases, College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia
    East Mediterr Health J 14:17-23. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of hepatitis B and C virus infections among health students and health care workers in the Najran region, southwestern Saudi Arabia: The need for national guidelines for health students
    Jobran M Alqahtani
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Abha, P, O, Box 641, Saudi Arabia
    BMC Public Health 14:577. 2014
  3. pmc Tobacco use among health care workers in southwestern Saudi Arabia
    Ahmed A Mahfouz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Abha 61421, Saudi Arabia
    Biomed Res Int 2013:960292. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer knowledge and related behaviors among women in Abha City, southwestern Saudi Arabia
    Ahmed A Mahfouz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia
    J Cancer Educ 28:516-20. 2013
  5. pmc Nutrition, physical activity, and gender risks for adolescent obesity in Southwestern Saudi Arabia
    Ahmed A Mahfouz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia
    Saudi J Gastroenterol 17:318-22. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Nosocomial infections in a neonatal intensive care unit in south-western Saudi Arabia
    A A Mahfouz
    Asir Regional Committee for Nosocomial Infection Control, Asir, Saudi Arabia
    East Mediterr Health J 16:40-4. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Adolescents' mental health in Abha city, southwestern Saudi Arabia
    Ahmed A Mahfouz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia
    Int J Psychiatry Med 39:169-77. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Obesity and related behaviors among adolescent school boys in Abha City, Southwestern Saudi Arabia
    Ahmed A Mahfouz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia
    J Trop Pediatr 54:120-4. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Injection safety at primary health care level in south-western Saudi Arabia
    A A Mahfouz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia
    East Mediterr Health J 15:443-50. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Asthma knowledge and behaviours among mothers of asthmatic children in Aseer, south-west Saudi Arabia
    A M Al-Binali
    Department of Child Health, College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia
    East Mediterr Health J 16:1153-8. 2010

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Altitude and bronchial asthma in south-western Saudi Arabia
    B R Al-Ghamdi
    Department of Internal Medicine Chest Diseases, College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia
    East Mediterr Health J 14:17-23. 2008
    ..In multivariate logistic regression, only altitude was found to be significantly associated with bronchial asthma (adjusted odds ratio = 3.94)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of hepatitis B and C virus infections among health students and health care workers in the Najran region, southwestern Saudi Arabia: The need for national guidelines for health students
    Jobran M Alqahtani
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Abha, P, O, Box 641, Saudi Arabia
    BMC Public Health 14:577. 2014
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  3. pmc Tobacco use among health care workers in southwestern Saudi Arabia
    Ahmed A Mahfouz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Abha 61421, Saudi Arabia
    Biomed Res Int 2013:960292. 2013
    ..These interventions should begin early in basic medical education and to be applied continually during one's medical career. ..
  4. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer knowledge and related behaviors among women in Abha City, southwestern Saudi Arabia
    Ahmed A Mahfouz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia
    J Cancer Educ 28:516-20. 2013
    ..There is an urgent need for continuing medical education programs for health care workers in the region concerning breast cancer...
  5. pmc Nutrition, physical activity, and gender risks for adolescent obesity in Southwestern Saudi Arabia
    Ahmed A Mahfouz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia
    Saudi J Gastroenterol 17:318-22. 2011
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate gender differences in obesity and related behavior among adolescent school boys and girls in southwestern Saudi Arabia...
  6. ncbi request reprint Nosocomial infections in a neonatal intensive care unit in south-western Saudi Arabia
    A A Mahfouz
    Asir Regional Committee for Nosocomial Infection Control, Asir, Saudi Arabia
    East Mediterr Health J 16:40-4. 2010
    ..19) and total parenteral nutrition (OR = 5.62, 95% CI: 2.78-11.35) were identified as significant risk factors. Neonates suffering from nosocomial infections had more than 3 times the risk of dying compared to neonates free of infection...
  7. ncbi request reprint Adolescents' mental health in Abha city, southwestern Saudi Arabia
    Ahmed A Mahfouz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia
    Int J Psychiatry Med 39:169-77. 2009
    ..There is a need for a national program in the country to integrate youth mental-health interventions with all existing youth programs, including those in health and education...
  8. ncbi request reprint Obesity and related behaviors among adolescent school boys in Abha City, Southwestern Saudi Arabia
    Ahmed A Mahfouz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia
    J Trop Pediatr 54:120-4. 2008
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Injection safety at primary health care level in south-western Saudi Arabia
    A A Mahfouz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia
    East Mediterr Health J 15:443-50. 2009
    ..21 and 0.38 injuries/person/year respectively). Logistic regression analysis identified recapping the needle after use (physicians and nurses) and bending the needle before disposal (physicians) as significant risk factors for injury...
  10. ncbi request reprint Asthma knowledge and behaviours among mothers of asthmatic children in Aseer, south-west Saudi Arabia
    A M Al-Binali
    Department of Child Health, College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia
    East Mediterr Health J 16:1153-8. 2010
    ..More education is needed to help the mothers of asthmatic children to acquire the necessary knowledge and practices to care for their children...
  11. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors of gallstone disease in a high altitude Saudi population
    S A Abu-Eshy
    Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia
    East Mediterr Health J 13:794-802. 2007
    ..Discriminant analysis of symptoms showed that only right hypochondrium pain was significantly associated with gallstone disease...
  12. ncbi request reprint Primary health care emergency services in Abha district of southwestern Saudi Arabia
    A A Mahfouz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia
    East Mediterr Health J 13:103-12. 2007
    ..Many patients (43.7%) used the centres for emergency services, the most common being trauma, burns and orthopaedics (47.8%). Most patients were satisfied overall with emergency services (82.2%)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Compliance with good practice in prescription writing at outpatient clinics in Saudi Arabia
    Y M Irshaid
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia
    East Mediterr Health J 11:922-8. 2005
    ..7%); the diagnosis was included in about two-thirds. The prescriber's handwriting was illegible in 64.3% of prescriptions. Measures to improve the situation are suggested...
  14. ncbi request reprint Primary health care services utilization and satisfaction among the elderly in Asir region, Saudi Arabia
    A A Mahfouz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia
    East Mediterr Health J 10:365-71. 2004
    ..0% were satisfied with the services provided. The leading 3 items of dissatisfaction were: not enough audiovisual means for health education (65.1%), long time spent in the centre (46.4%), and not enough specialty clinics (42.5%)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Induction of labour using low and high dose regimens of prostaglandin E2 vaginal tablets
    A M Bahar
    Abha Maternity Hospital, Abha, Saudi Arabia
    East Afr Med J 80:51-5. 2003
    ..To compare the efficacy of low dose prostaglandin E2 vaginal tablets with that of high dose in induction of labour...
  16. ncbi request reprint A pharmacoepidemiological study of prescription pattern in outpatient clinics in Southwestern Saudi Arabia
    Yacoub M Irshaid
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, College of Medicine, King Khalid University, PO Box 641, Abha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 25:1864-70. 2004
    ..To study the pattern of prescriptions in outpatient clinics in a teaching hospital in Southwestern Saudi Arabia...