Sa ed H Zyoud



  1. Zyoud S, Al Jabi S, Sweileh W, Morisky D. Relationship of treatment satisfaction to medication adherence: findings from a cross-sectional survey among hypertensive patients in Palestine. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2013;11:191 pubmed publisher
    ..These study findings could be helpful in clinical practice, mainly in the early treatment of hypertensive patients, at a point where improving treatment satisfaction is still possible. ..
  2. Zyoud S, Al Jabi S, Sweileh W, Awang R, Waring W. Global research productivity of N-acetylcysteine use in paracetamol overdose: A bibliometric analysis (1976-2012). Hum Exp Toxicol. 2015;34:1006-16 pubmed publisher
    ..Editors and authors in the field of toxicology might usefully promote the submission of work on NAC in future to improve their journal's impact. ..
  3. Zyoud S, Al Jabi S, Sweileh W, Waring W. Scientific research related to calcium channel blockers poisoning: Bibliometric analysis in Scopus, 1968-2012. Hum Exp Toxicol. 2015;34:1162-70 pubmed publisher
    ..More regional epidemiological studies are required to bridge the gap in CCBs-based research and to promote better evaluation of CCBs poisoning worldwide. ..
  4. Zyoud S. Bibliometric analysis on global Catha edulis (khat) research production during the period of 1952-2014. Global Health. 2015;11:39 pubmed publisher
    ..Although the data shows a promising increase in the research activity, the quantity of khat-related research is still too little compared to the massive use of khat in certain countries. ..
  5. Zyoud S. Estimates of global research productivity in using nicotine replacement therapy for tobacco cessation: a bibliometric study. Global Health. 2018;14:14 pubmed publisher
  6. Zyoud S, Abu Taha A, Araj K, Abahri I, Sawalha A, Sweileh W, et al. Parental knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding antibiotic use for acute upper respiratory tract infections in children: a cross-sectional study in Palestine. BMC Pediatr. 2015;15:176 pubmed publisher
    ..Educational interventions for both parents and physicians will reduce unnecessary antibiotic use and resistance. ..
  7. Khatib S, Hemadneh M, Hasan S, Khazneh E, Zyoud S. Quality of life in hemodialysis diabetic patients: a multicenter cross-sectional study from Palestine. BMC Nephrol. 2018;19:49 pubmed publisher
    ..We recommend that healthcare providers give more attention to diabetic dialysis patients who are unemployed and unmarried, as they are at a higher risk of having impaired HRQOL. ..
  8. Zyoud S. Global research trends of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus: a bibliometric analysis. BMC Infect Dis. 2016;16:255 pubmed publisher
    ..The bulk of publications in the field of MERS-CoV research are published by high-income countries such as the USA. Furthermore, the USA, the UK and KSA may have higher quality of articles according to the value of h-index. ..
  9. Zyoud S. Dengue research: a bibliometric analysis of worldwide and Arab publications during 1872-2015. Virol J. 2016;13:78 pubmed publisher
    ..The Arab world produced fewer publications related to dengue with lower quality than other world countries. ..

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  1. Zyoud S, Waring W, Al Jabi S, Sweileh W, Rahhal B, Awang R. Intravenous Lipid Emulsion as an Antidote for the Treatment of Acute Poisoning: A Bibliometric Analysis of Human and Animal Studies. Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol. 2016;119:512-519 pubmed publisher
    ..Researchers from institutions in the USA led scientific production on lipid emulsion research. There is an obvious need to promote a deeper engagement through international collaborative research projects and funding mechanisms. ..
  2. Zyoud S, Al Jabi S, Sweileh W. Bibliometric analysis of scientific publications on waterpipe (narghile, shisha, hookah) tobacco smoking during the period 2003-2012. Tob Induc Dis. 2014;12:7 pubmed publisher
    ..More effort is needed to bridge the gap in waterpipe smoking-based research and to promote better evaluation of waterpipe smoking, risks, health effects, or control services worldwide. ..
  3. Zyoud S, Al Jabi S, Sweileh W. Scientific publications from Arab world in leading journals of Integrative and Complementary Medicine: a bibliometric analysis. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2015;15:308 pubmed publisher
  4. Zyoud S, Al Jabi S, Sweileh W, Tabeeb G, Ayaseh N, Sawafta M, et al. Use of complementary and alternative medicines in haemodialysis patients: a cross-sectional study from Palestine. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2016;16:204 pubmed publisher
    ..There is a need for more clinical research pertaining to CAM to reach stronger evidence regarding potential benefits and risks related to CAM use. ..
  5. Qatmosh S, Koni A, Qeeno B, Arandy D, Abu Hashia M, Al hroub B, et al. Comparative analysis of package inserts of local and imported antihypertensive medications in Palestine. BMC Public Health. 2017;17:741 pubmed publisher
    ..This emphasises the need for appropriate measures to be taken by the Ministry of Health and local manufacturers to ensure efficiency of local PIs in providing accurate, complete and up-to-date information. ..
  6. Zyoud S, Daraghmeh D, Mezyed D, Khdeir R, Sawafta M, Ayaseh N, et al. Factors affecting quality of life in patients on haemodialysis: a cross-sectional study from Palestine. BMC Nephrol. 2016;17:44 pubmed publisher
  7. Zyoud S, Waring W, Al Jabi S, Sweileh W. Global cocaine intoxication research trends during 1975-2015: a bibliometric analysis of Web of Science publications. Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy. 2017;12:6 pubmed publisher
    ..The USA remains the leading country regarding published literature, the highest h-index, and greatest role in international collaborations. ..
  8. Zyoud S. Global toxocariasis research trends from 1932 to 2015: a bibliometric analysis. Health Res Policy Syst. 2017;15:14 pubmed publisher
  9. Naalweh K, Barakat M, Sweileh M, Al Jabi S, Sweileh W, Zyoud S. Treatment adherence and perception in patients on maintenance hemodialysis: a cross - sectional study from Palestine. BMC Nephrol. 2017;18:178 pubmed publisher
    ..There was a good percentage of patients who had overall moderate or poor adherence. ESRD-AQ could be used to assess some aspects of HD adherence. Counselling and education of patients on HD are important to improve therapeutic outcome. ..
  10. Sweileh W, Al Jabi S, Zyoud S, Sawalha A, Abu Taha A. Global research output in antimicrobial resistance among uropathogens: A bibliometric analysis (2002-2016). J Glob Antimicrob Resist. 2017;13:104-114 pubmed publisher
    ..Reports of increasing incidence of resistance among uropathogens were published from different parts of the world. Empirical therapy should be based on updated research in AMR. ..
  11. Zyoud S, Al Jabi S, Sweileh W, Wildali A, Saleem H, Aysa H, et al. Health-related quality of life associated with treatment adherence in patients with hypertension: a cross-sectional study. Int J Cardiol. 2013;168:2981-3 pubmed publisher
  12. Shraim N, Shawahna R, Sorady M, Aiesh B, Alashqar G, Jitan R, et al. Community pharmacists' knowledge, practices and beliefs about complementary and alternative medicine in Palestine: a cross-sectional study. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2017;17:429 pubmed publisher
    ..Although their knowledge scores were fair to average, pharmacists still need more education and training about CAM in order to be more qualified to provide better pharmaceutical care and improve their patient's outcome. ..
  13. Abu Farha N, Khatib M, Salameh H, Zyoud S. Cancer-related post-treatment pain and its impact on health-related quality of life in breast cancer patients: a cross sectional study in Palestine. Asia Pac Fam Med. 2017;16:7 pubmed publisher
    ..Also, this study aimed to determine the QOL profile for breast cancer patients and stated the factors associated with QOL...