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Saudi Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences


Saudi Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences, a publication of Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, is a peer-reviewed online journal with thrice yearly print-on-demand compilation of issues published. The journal’s full text is available online at http://www.sjmms.net.

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University of Dammam

 
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September-December 2017 | Vol 5 | Issue 3

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Editorial: Does endotracheal intubation reduce the incidence of cardiopulmonary complications in upper gastrointestinal bleeding?
Abdulaziz A Al-Quorain
At present, upper gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy is considered a safe procedure with low complication rates. According to various studies, the estimated overall rates of complications varies between ...
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Review Article: Prophylactic endotracheal intubation in patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding undergoing endoscopy: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Fayez Alshamsi, Roman Jaeschke, Bandar Baw, Waleed Alhazzani
Background: Patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) often require urgent or emergent esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) and are at risk of complications such as aspiration of gastri...
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Review Article: Direct-acting oral anticoagulants: An overview
Hatem H Salem
In today's practice, an increasing number of patients are prescribed anticoagulant therapy. Short-term anticoagulation as a primary or secondary prophylaxis of thrombosis is standard of care in ma...
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Original Article: Evaluation of response to hepatitis B vaccination in chronic hemodialysis patients
Samir H Almueilo
Background: Hemodialysis (HD) patients are at an increased risk of acquiring hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection. Active HBV immunization in these patients is recommended. A response rate in HD p...
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Original Article: Rate and predictors of 1-year readmission in tertiary psychiatric hospitals
Afaf Ibrahim Al-Shehhi, Hamed Nasser Al-Sinawi, Sachin Jose, Randa Youssef
Objective: To obtain the rate of 1-year readmission among psychiatric patients in tertiary centers in Oman and to study the association between readmission and sociodemographic and clinical fac...
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