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  1. Khosravi Y, Loke MF, Chua EG, Tay ST, Vadivelu J
    ScientificWorldJournal, 2016;2016:9562039.
    PMID: 27314061
    [This corrects the article DOI: 10.1100/2012/654939.].
    Matched MeSH terms: Humans
  2. Narasimman S, Tan WJ
    Med. J. Malaysia, 2014 Dec;69(6):291-2.
    PMID: 25934965 MyJurnal
    Matched MeSH terms: Humans
  3. Yusoff AR, Aripin YM, Zuhanis AH
    Med. J. Malaysia, 2014 Dec;69(6):286-7.
    PMID: 25934963 MyJurnal
    No abstract available.
    Matched MeSH terms: Humans
  4. Zyoud SH, Abu Taha A, Araj KF, Abahri IA, Sawalha AF, Sweileh WM, et al.
    BMC Pediatr, 2015;15:176.
    PMID: 26561029 DOI: 10.1186/s12887-015-0494-5
    BACKGROUND: In primary health care centres, upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs) in children are commonly encountered by physicians. Viruses cause most URTIs, but parents' attitudes often represent an important reason for antibiotic abuse, which leads to the development and spread of antimicrobial resistance. The goal of this study was to examine parents' knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP) about antibiotic use for children with URTIs in Palestine.
    METHODS: A cross-sectional study was performed in primary health care centres in Nablus city from 1 June to 31 October 2012. A questionnaire was developed and administered to determine parents' KAP regarding antibiotic use for their children with URTIs.
    RESULTS: Three hundred and eighty-five parents completed the questionnaire. A total of 79.7% of the parents were attentive to the truth that antibiotic misuse is responsible for bacterial resistance. Only 18.9% of parents thought that antibiotics did not have any harmful side effects. Fifty nine per cent of parents did not agree that URTIs are mostly viral in origin and are self-limited. Almost 73% of parents choose antibiotics as a treatment for URTIs, while earache (68%) and fever (64%) were the most common reasons for which parents expected antibiotics. However, more than 38% of the parents never asked the paediatrician to prescribe antibiotics, and only 6% congratulated their paediatricians for not prescribing antibiotics.
    CONCLUSIONS: Although there is a trusted relationship between parents and paediatricians, Palestinian parents have insufficient knowledge related to antibiotic use for URTIs in children, which results in inappropriate attitudes and practices. Educational interventions for both parents and physicians will reduce unnecessary antibiotic use and resistance.
    Matched MeSH terms: Humans
  5. Qamruddin I, Shahid F, Alam MK, Zehra Jamal W
    Case Rep Dent, 2014;2014:382367.
    PMID: 25548686 DOI: 10.1155/2014/382367
    Skeletal class II has always been a challenge in orthodontics and often needs assistance of surgical orthodontics in nongrowing patients when it presents with severe discrepancy. Difficulty increases more when vertical dysplasia is also associated with sagittal discrepancy. The advent of mini implants in orthodontics has broadened the spectrum of camouflage treatment. This case report presents a 16-year-old nongrowing girl with severe class II because of retrognathic mandible, and anterior dentoalveolar protrusion sagittally and vertically resulted in severe overjet of 13 mm and excessive display of incisors and gums. Both maxillary central incisors were trimmed by dental practitioner few years back to reduce visibility. Treatment involved use of micro implant for retraction and intrusion of anterior maxillary dentoalveolar segment while lower incisors were proclined to obtain normal overjet, and overbite and pleasing soft tissue profile. Smile esthetics was further improved with composite restoration of incisal edges of both central incisors.
    Matched MeSH terms: Humans
  6. Yew KL, Ooi PS, Rajendran P, Razali F, Anum A, Yeo J, et al.
    Med. J. Malaysia, 2014 Oct;69(5):224-6.
    PMID: 25638236 MyJurnal
    No abstract available.
    Matched MeSH terms: Humans
  7. Rashid Ali MR, Ibrahim A, Rajahram GS, Sivaraman Kannan KK
    Med. J. Malaysia, 2014 Oct;69(5):227-8.
    PMID: 25638237 MyJurnal
    No abstract available.
    Matched MeSH terms: Humans
  8. Ting YH, Tan CH, Vu C
    Med. J. Malaysia, 2014 Oct;69(5):203-9.
    PMID: 25638232
    No abstract available.
    Matched MeSH terms: Humans
  9. Azreen Zaira AB, Rahmat O
    Med. J. Malaysia, 2014 Oct;69(5):238-40.
    PMID: 25638242 MyJurnal
    No abstract available.
    Matched MeSH terms: Humans
  10. Ong HT, Ng DT
    Med. J. Malaysia, 2014 Aug;69(4):149-50.
    PMID: 25500840
    No abstract available.
    Matched MeSH terms: Humans
  11. Lim KG, Lim AW, Goh PP
    Med. J. Malaysia, 2014 Aug;69 Suppl A:1-3.
    PMID: 25417945
    No abstract available.
    Matched MeSH terms: Humans
  12. Merican I
    Med. J. Malaysia, 2014 Jun;69(3):115-8.
    PMID: 25326350 MyJurnal
    No abstract available.
    Matched MeSH terms: Humans
  13. Bimpis A, Baillie GS, Zarros A
    Med. J. Malaysia, 2014 Jun;69(3):148.
    PMID: 25326361
    No abstract available.
    Matched MeSH terms: Humans
  14. Premadeva CS, Norazah AR, Sunder R, Jamalia R, Joseph A
    Med. J. Malaysia, 2014 Jun;69(3):142-3.
    PMID: 25326358 MyJurnal
    No abstract available.
    Matched MeSH terms: Humans
  15. Bela P, Yeong SS, Jeevesh K
    Med. J. Malaysia, 2014 Apr;69(2):104-13.
    PMID: 25241825
    No abstract available.
    Matched MeSH terms: Humans
  16. Khoo KL
    Med. J. Malaysia, 2014 Apr;69(2):57-9.
    PMID: 25241812
    No abstract available.
    Matched MeSH terms: Humans
  17. Chew LP, Mohamad Adam B, Chua HH
    Med. J. Malaysia, 2014 Apr;69(2):70-3.
    PMID: 25241815 MyJurnal
    No abstract available.
    Matched MeSH terms: Humans
  18. How SH, Liam CK
    Med. J. Malaysia, 2006 Aug;61(3):386-94: quiz 395.
    PMID: 17240600
    Melioidosis is caused by the gram-negative bacillus, Burkholderia pseudomallei. It is endemic in tropical Australia and in Southeast Asian countries. The overall mortality from this infection remains extremely high despite recent advancement in its treatment. This review discuss about clinical manifestations, diagnosis and management of melioidosis.
    Matched MeSH terms: Humans
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