Y Arabi

Summary

Affiliation: King Fahad National Guard Hospital
Country: Saudi Arabia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Use of intermittent pneumatic compression and not graduated compression stockings is associated with lower incident VTE in critically ill patients: a multiple propensity scores adjusted analysis
    Yaseen M Arabi
    Intensive Care Department, College of Medicine, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Chest 144:152-9. 2013
  2. pmc Bench-to-bedside review: early tracheostomy in critically ill trauma patients
    Nehad Shirawi
    Intensive Care Department, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Crit Care 10:201. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint The feasibility of nitric oxide delivery with high frequency jet ventilation
    Yaseen Arabi
    Department of Intensive Care, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Respirology 10:673-7. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Study designs in healthcare research
    Yaseen Arabi
    Intensive Care Department MC 1425, King Abdul Aziz Medical City, PO Box 22490, Riyadh 11426, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 26:1175-9. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Emergency room to the intensive care unit in Hajj. The chain of life
    Yaseen M Arabi
    Acting Chairman, Intensive Care Department, King Abdul Aziz Medical City and College of Medicine, King Saud bin Abdul Aziz University for Health Sciences, MC 1425, PO Box 22490, Riyadh, 11426, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 27:937-41. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Critical care medicine in Saudi Arabia
    Y Arabi
    Department of Intensive Care, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    East Mediterr Health J 12:225-30. 2006
  7. pmc Early tracheostomy in intensive care trauma patients improves resource utilization: a cohort study and literature review
    Yaseen Arabi
    Intensive Care Department MC 1425, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Crit Care 8:R347-52. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous tracheostomy in a patient with mandibulo-maxillary interfixation with modified approach for bronchoscopic guidance--case report
    Yaseen Arabi
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine and Division of Maxillofacial, Department of Surgery, King Fahad National Guard Hospital, KAMC, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Middle East J Anesthesiol 18:897-902. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint The critically ill avian influenza A (H5N1) patient
    Yaseen Arabi
    Intensive Care Department, College of Medicine, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Crit Care Med 35:1397-403. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Risks and benefits of open-lung biopsy in the mechanically ventilated critically ill population: a cohort study and literature review
    Yaseen Arabi
    Department of Intensive Care, King Abdualziz Medical City, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Med Sci Monit 13:CR365-71. 2007

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. doi request reprint Use of intermittent pneumatic compression and not graduated compression stockings is associated with lower incident VTE in critically ill patients: a multiple propensity scores adjusted analysis
    Yaseen M Arabi
    Intensive Care Department, College of Medicine, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Chest 144:152-9. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the association of mechanical thromboprophylaxis with IPC or GCS with the risk of VTE and hospital mortality among critically ill medical-surgical patients...
  2. pmc Bench-to-bedside review: early tracheostomy in critically ill trauma patients
    Nehad Shirawi
    Intensive Care Department, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Crit Care 10:201. 2006
    ..It also reviews the predictors of prolonged mechanical ventilation, which may guide the decision regarding the timing of tracheostomy...
  3. ncbi request reprint The feasibility of nitric oxide delivery with high frequency jet ventilation
    Yaseen Arabi
    Department of Intensive Care, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Respirology 10:673-7. 2005
    ..In this case we were able to achieve reliable and constant levels of NO. The purpose of this report is to discuss the technical aspects and pitfalls of this method...
  4. ncbi request reprint Study designs in healthcare research
    Yaseen Arabi
    Intensive Care Department MC 1425, King Abdul Aziz Medical City, PO Box 22490, Riyadh 11426, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 26:1175-9. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Emergency room to the intensive care unit in Hajj. The chain of life
    Yaseen M Arabi
    Acting Chairman, Intensive Care Department, King Abdul Aziz Medical City and College of Medicine, King Saud bin Abdul Aziz University for Health Sciences, MC 1425, PO Box 22490, Riyadh, 11426, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 27:937-41. 2006
    ..The purpose of this article is to outline the admission criteria from the emergency room to the intensive care and to review some of the unique features of providing these services during the Hajj season...
  6. ncbi request reprint Critical care medicine in Saudi Arabia
    Y Arabi
    Department of Intensive Care, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    East Mediterr Health J 12:225-30. 2006
    ..The future needs of the profession are also addressed...
  7. pmc Early tracheostomy in intensive care trauma patients improves resource utilization: a cohort study and literature review
    Yaseen Arabi
    Intensive Care Department MC 1425, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Crit Care 8:R347-52. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine the impact of early tracheostomy on the duration of mechanical ventilation, ICU length of stay, and outcomes in trauma ICU patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous tracheostomy in a patient with mandibulo-maxillary interfixation with modified approach for bronchoscopic guidance--case report
    Yaseen Arabi
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine and Division of Maxillofacial, Department of Surgery, King Fahad National Guard Hospital, KAMC, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Middle East J Anesthesiol 18:897-902. 2006
    ..Our case demonstrates the feasibility of percutaneous tracheostomy in the setting of mandibulo-maxillary interfixation. To our knowledge this is the first report of percutaneous tracheostomy in this indication...
  9. ncbi request reprint The critically ill avian influenza A (H5N1) patient
    Yaseen Arabi
    Intensive Care Department, College of Medicine, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Crit Care Med 35:1397-403. 2007
    ..This review examines perspectives of human infection with avian influenza A H5N1 (AI H5N1), specifically focusing on the presentation, diagnosis, and management of those critically ill with AI H5N1...
  10. ncbi request reprint Risks and benefits of open-lung biopsy in the mechanically ventilated critically ill population: a cohort study and literature review
    Yaseen Arabi
    Department of Intensive Care, King Abdualziz Medical City, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Med Sci Monit 13:CR365-71. 2007
    ..The study's objective was to determine the diagnostic yield, morbidity, mortality, and therapeutic impact of open-lung biopsy (OLB) in mechanically ventilated, critically ill patients...
  11. ncbi request reprint The characteristics of very short stay ICU admissions and implications for optimizing ICU resource utilization: the Saudi experience
    Yaseen Arabi
    Department of Intensive Care, King Fahad National Guard Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Int J Qual Health Care 16:149-55. 2004
    ..Our aim was to study their characteristics with the aim of developing strategic approaches for better and more appropriate utilization of ICU resources...
  12. doi request reprint Ventilator-associated pneumonia in adults in developing countries: a systematic review
    Yaseen Arabi
    Intensive Care Department, King Abdulaziz Medical City, ICU 1425, PO Box 22490, Riyadh 11426, Saudi Arabia
    Int J Infect Dis 12:505-12. 2008
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  13. pmc Pro/Con debate: should 24/7 in-house intensivist coverage be implemented?
    Yaseen Arabi
    Intensive Care Department, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, King Abdulaziz Medical City, ICU 1425, PO Box 22490, Riyadh, 11426 K S A
    Crit Care 12:216. 2008
    ..You wonder about the sustainability of each model...
  14. ncbi request reprint Improving resource utilization in the intensive care units. A challenge for Saudi Hospitals
    Yaseen Arabi
    Department of Intensive Care, King Fahad National Guard Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 24:131-7. 2003
    ..Measures to reduce re-admissions to ICU must also be implemented. Improving ICU resource utilization requires teamwork not only the intensivists but also the administrators and other health care providers...
  15. doi request reprint Mortality reduction after implementing a clinical practice guidelines-based management protocol for severe traumatic brain injury
    Yaseen M Arabi
    Intensive Care Department, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 11426
    J Crit Care 25:190-5. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the effect of implementing a clinical practice guidelines-based management protocol on the outcome of patients with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Can we predict prognosis using mortality probability model IIo?
    Yaseen Arabi
    Intensive Care Department, MC 1425, King Fahad National Guard Hospital, PO Box 22490, Riyadh 11426, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 23:1115-9. 2002
    ..To evaluate Mortality Probability Model (MPM) IIo as a tool to predict very poor prognosis after intensive care unit admission...
  17. ncbi request reprint Weekend and weeknight admissions have the same outcome of weekday admissions to an intensive care unit with onsite intensivist coverage
    Yaseen Arabi
    Intensive Care Department and College of Medicine, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, King Abdulaziz Medical City, King Fahad National Guard Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Crit Care Med 34:605-11. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether weekend and nighttime admissions compromise patient outcome in an intensive care unit staffed by an onsite intensivist 24 hrs a day and 7 days a week...
  18. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of prolonged stay in the intensive care unit: predictors and impact on resource utilization
    Yaseen Arabi
    Department of Intensive Care, King Fahad National Guard Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Int J Qual Health Care 14:403-10. 2002
    ..To evaluate the predictors of prolonged Intensive Care Unit (ICU) stay and the impact on resource utilization...
  19. pmc Assessment of performance of four mortality prediction systems in a Saudi Arabian intensive care unit
    Yaseen Arabi
    Consultant ICU Program Director, Critical Care Fellowship, King Fahad National Guard Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Crit Care 6:166-74. 2002
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  20. ncbi request reprint The challenge of a multicultural environment for critical care nursing in Saudi Arabia
    Helena Brady
    Adult Branch ENB 100 General Intensive Care Nursing, Patient Care Committee, ICU2, King Fahad National Guard Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Middle East J Anesthesiol 18:541-50. 2005
    ..In this article it is endeavored to discuss these challenges and to suggest some possible solutions to the problems encountered...
  21. doi request reprint The epidemiology of the first described carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae outbreak in a tertiary care hospital in Saudi Arabia: how far do we go?
    H H Balkhy
    Department of Infection Prevention and Control, WHO Collaborating Center and GCC center for Infection Control, National Guard Health Affairs, King Abdulaziz Medical City, P O Box 22490, Riyadh, 11426, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 31:1901-9. 2012
    ..Contact isolation, hand hygiene, environmental cleaning, and staff education may control CRKP outbreak in the acute care setting, but did not prevent endemicity...
  22. ncbi request reprint Changing sedation practices in the intensive care unit--protocol implementation, multifaceted multidisciplinary approach and teamwork
    Yaseen Arabi
    Intensive Care Department, King Abdulaziz Medical City, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University, Riyadh, 11426, Saudi Arabia
    Middle East J Anesthesiol 19:429-47. 2007
    ..Sedation protocols have demonstrated effectiveness in improving ICU sedation practices. However, the importance of multifaceted multidisciplinary approach on the success of such protocols has not been fully examined...
  23. pmc Assessment of six mortality prediction models in patients admitted with severe sepsis and septic shock to the intensive care unit: a prospective cohort study
    Yaseen Arabi
    Department of Intensive Care, King Fahad National Guard Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Crit Care 7:R116-22. 2003
    ..In addition, SAPS II and MPM II24 were customized for septic patients in a previous study, and the customized versions were included in this evaluation...
  24. ncbi request reprint Association of obesity with increased mortality in the critically ill patient
    A Aldawood
    Department of Intensive Care, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Anaesth Intensive Care 34:629-33. 2006
    ..Obesity might have a protective effect, although further studies are needed to substantiate this finding...
  25. ncbi request reprint Sedation in ICU: are we achieving goals?
    Samir Haddad
    Intensive Care Department, King Fahad National Guard Hospital, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Middle East J Anesthesiol 20:389-96. 2009
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  26. ncbi request reprint The practice of do-not-resuscitate orders in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The experience of a tertiary care center
    Masoor Ur Rahman
    Intensive Care Unit MC 1425, King Abdul Aziz Medical City, King Fahad National Guard Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 25:1278-9. 2004
  27. ncbi request reprint Comparison of US and non-US central venous catheter infection rates: evaluation of processes and indicators in infection control study
    Ziad A Memish
    King Abdulaziz Medical City, King Fahad National Guard Hospital, PO Box 22490, Riyadh 11426, Saudi Arabia
    Am J Infect Control 31:237-42. 2003
    ..We sought to identify the presence or absence of international variation in central venous catheter-associated bloodstream infection (BSI) rates and to examine associated infection control practices that might underlie the differences...
  28. pmc External validation of a modified model of Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (APACHE) II for orthotopic liver transplant patients
    Yaseen Arabi
    Intensive Care Department, King Fahad National Guard Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Crit Care 6:245-50. 2002
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  29. ncbi request reprint Outcome predictors of cirrhosis patients admitted to the intensive care unit
    Yaseen Arabi
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, King Abdul Aziz Medical Centre, National Guard Health Affairs, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 16:333-9. 2004
    ..To evaluate outcome predictors of patients with cirrhosis admitted to an intensive care unit (ICU)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Developing and managing a team to participate in trials involving acute respiratory failure: advice for the inexperienced
    Yaseen Arabi
    King Abdulaziz Medical City, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Curr Opin Crit Care 12:8-12. 2006
    ..This review evaluates the need for and grassroots process of teamwork and considers the challenges facing teamwork in the specific context of conducting acute respiratory failure research today...
  31. ncbi request reprint Ventriculostomy-associated infections: incidence and risk factors
    Yaseen Arabi
    Department of Intensive Care, King Fahad National Guard Hospital, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Am J Infect Control 33:137-43. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the incidence of ventriculostomy-associated infections (VAI) and to examine the related risk factors...
  32. ncbi request reprint Intensive care management of traumatic brain injury
    Samir Haddad
    King Fahad National Guard Hospital, King Abdulaziz Medical City, P O Box 22490, Riyadh, 11426 KSA
    Middle East J Anesthesiol 18:69-84. 2005
  33. ncbi request reprint Initial management of traumatic brain injury
    Samir Haddad
    King Fahad National Guard Hospital, King Abdulaziz Medical City, P O Box 22490, Riyadh, 11426 KSA
    Middle East J Anesthesiol 18:45-68. 2005
  34. ncbi request reprint Effect of corticosteroids on adult varicella pneumonia: cohort study and literature review
    Naeem Adhami
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine and Infection prevention and control, King Fahad National Guard Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Respirology 11:437-41. 2006
    ..There have been sporadic reports using corticosteroids in life-threatening VP. We report a case series of VP to examine the outcome and the effect of corticosteroid use...
  35. ncbi request reprint The safety of percutaneous tracheostomy in patients with coagulopathy or thrombocytopenia
    Abdulaziz Al Dawood
    Intensive Care Dept, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Middle East J Anesthesiol 19:37-49. 2007
    ..3) due to major bleeding in spite of transfusion of both platelets and FFP. Our data suggest the incidence of bleeding is low in patients with coagulopathy and or thrombocytopenia-undergoing PT without bronchoscopic guidance...
  36. doi request reprint Ventilation strategy using low tidal volumes, recruitment maneuvers, and high positive end-expiratory pressure for acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome: a randomized controlled trial
    Maureen O Meade
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 299:637-45. 2008
    ..Low-tidal-volume ventilation reduces mortality in critically ill patients with acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome. Instituting additional strategies to open collapsed lung tissue may further reduce mortality...
  37. ncbi request reprint Magnesium supplementation and the potential association with mortality rates among critically ill non-cardiac patients
    Ousama C Dabbagh
    Department of Intensive Care Unit, King Fahad Hospital, King Abdul Aziz Medical City, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 27:821-5. 2006
    ..Recent literature showed that development of hypomagnesemia is associated with higher mortality. The objective of this study is to evaluate the impact of magnesium supplementation on mortality rates of critically ill patients...
  38. ncbi request reprint Health risks at the Hajj
    Qanta A Ahmed
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Lancet 367:1008-15. 2006
    ..We examine the response of clinicians, the Saudi Ministry of Health, and Hajj authorities to these unique problems, and list health recommendations for prospective pilgrims...
  39. ncbi request reprint Nosocomial infective endocarditis in critically ill patients: a report of three cases and review of the literature
    Samir H Haddad
    Department of Intensive Care, King Fahad National Guard Hospital, P O Box 22490, Riyadh 11426, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Int J Infect Dis 8:210-6. 2004
    ..We have reviewed the literature concerning NIE in critically ill patients and describe the epidemiology, microbiology and clinical features of this uncommon infection and comment on its diagnosis and management...