Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Journal

Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2021
Short Communication

3. Dexamethasone as a Treatment of COVID-19

Abdullah Alkattan, Mahmoud Kandeel
Pages: 7 - 9
Case Report

4. Unusual Presentation of Influenza B Virus in a Neonate

Abdulrahman Al Zahrani, Ehab M. Hantash, Mohamed Abdoun, Syeda Naqvi
Pages: 10 - 11
The presentation of neonatal influenza B in neonates can vary from a mild self-limited disease to acute presentation carrying high morbidity and mortality. This report describes one case of influenza B in a neonate who presented with severe respiratory distress syndrome and acute renal failure.
Case Report

5. Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome Associated with COVID-19 in Pediatrics: A Case Report in Saudi Arabia

Rola A. Sleiman, Waleed A. Okash, Abdulaziz S. Alruwaili, Dareen A. Elkhateeb, Ammar Youcef, Reham Harb
Pages: 12 - 15
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) affects more adults than children worldwide, and infected children have low mortality rates; however, COVID-19 can be complicated by an inflammatory Kawasaki-like syndrome called multisystem inflammatory syndrome associated with COVID-19 (MIS-C). We report a case of...
Case Report

6. Tuberculous Meningitis in an Immunocompetent Host: A Diagnostic Challenge

Hussein Algahtani, Bader Shirah, Nawal Abdelghaffar, Abdulrahman J. Alqahtani, Mohammad Alshehri
Pages: 16 - 20
Tuberculosis is a major global public health problem, which poses significant diagnostic and treatment challenges. Tuberculous meningitis is the most severe form of extrapulmonary tuberculosis, which approximately affects 1% of all patients with active tuberculosis. It is considered a medical emergency...
Research Article

7. Conversation with Diabetic Mellitus II Patients: A Grounded Theory Research

Pir Bux Jokhio, Shazia Sultan, Shahida Yaseen Khan, Ghulam Abbas Panhwar, Musrat Fatima, Muhammad Yousif Bhatti
Pages: 21 - 26
The main purpose of this grounded theory research was to explore Diabetic Patients’ (DPs) experiences related to their chronic illness in the light of the Health Belief Model (HBM). Diabetic mellitus II is a grave public health concern, and its management is the cornerstone to avoid life-threatening...
Research Article

8. Determinants of Generalized Anxiety, Depression, and Subjective Sleep Quality among University Students during COVID-19 Pandemic in Bangladesh

Taufiq-E-Ahmed Shovo, Benojir Ahammed, Bayezid Khan, Nusrat Jahan, Tunvir Ahamed Shohel, Tanvir Hossain, Nazrul Islam
Pages: 27 - 35
The aim of this study was to determine the risk factors associated with generalized anxiety, depression, and subjective sleep quality among university students during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic in Bangladesh. Data for this web-based cross-sectional study were collected from 1317...
Research Article

9. Call for Awareness: ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Presentation is Delayed more than What We Expect

Owayed Al Shammeri, Hala El-Saka, Bushra E. Al-Hutahly, Alaa E. Abd Elmoniem
Pages: 36 - 39
Background: ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) therapy in Saudi Arabia may have particular limitations because of geographic limitations, human resource distribution, and lack of an effective first response system. The aim of this study is to investigate the effective age of STEMI in...
Research Article

10. Reducing Unnecessary Brain Computed Tomography Scan in a Tertiary Center

Mohamed Abdoun, Abdelmoneim Mahgoub, J. Motwali
Pages: 40 - 43
Brain Computed Tomography (CT) is routinely requested before Lumbar Puncture (LP) to rule out increased intracranial pressure. However, normal brain radiography does not abate the risk of herniation and unnecessarily delays the course of treatment. Thus, the primary aims of this study were to evaluate...