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  • 'Asking the right question': a comparison of two approaches to gathering data on 'Herbals' use in survey based studies. 

    McLay, James S.; Pallivalapila, Abdulrouf; Shetty, Ashalatha; Pande, Binita; Al Hail, Moza; Stewart, Derek C. (Public Library of Science https://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0150140, 2016-02-25)
    MCLAY, J.S., PALLIVALAPPILA, A.R., SHETTY, A., PANDE, B., AL HAIL, M. and STEWART, D., 2016. 'Asking the right question’. A comparison of two approaches to gathering data on 'herbals' use in survey based studies. PLoS ONE Vol 11 (2), e0150140.
    Background Over the last decade academic interest in the prevalence and nature of herbal medicines use by pregnant women has increased significantly. Such data are usually collected by means of an administered questionnaire ...
  • A case of probable esomeprazole-induced transient liver injury in a pregnant woman with hyperemesis. 

    Thomas, Binny; Mohamed, Mahmoud; Al Hail, Moza; Awwad, Fatma Alzahra Y; Wahba, Ramy M.; Hassan, Sabir B.; Omar, Khalid; El Kassem, Wessam; Pallivalapila, Abdulrouf (Dovepress https://doi.org/10.2147/CPAA.S106234, 2016-12-13)
    THOMAS, B., MOHAMED, M., AL HAIL, M., AWWAD, F.A., WAHBA, R.M., HASSAN, S.B., OMAR, K., EL KASSEM, W. and ABDUL ROUF, P. 2016. A case of probable esomeprazole-induced transient liver injury in a pregnant woman with hyperemesis. Clinical pharmacology: advances and applications [online], 8, pages 199-202. Available from: https://doi.org/10.2147/CPAA.S106234.
    We report a case of 22-year-old primigravida presented to Women's Hospital - Hamad Medical Corporation emergency with severe epigastric pain, nausea, and vomiting. On admission, she was dehydrated with remarkably worsening ...
  • Complementary and alternative medicines use during pregnancy: a systematic review of pregnant women and healthcare professional views and experiences. 

    Pallivalapila, Abdulrouf; Stewart, Derek C.; Shetty, Ashalatha; Pande, Binita; McLay, James S. (Hindawi Publishing Corporation. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/205639, 2013-08)
    PALLIVALAPILA, A.R., STEWART, D., SHETTY, A., PANDE, B. and MCLAY, J. S., 2013. Complementary and alternative medicines use during pregnancy: a systematic review of pregnant women and healthcare professional views and experiences. Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine [online], 2013, Article ID 205639. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1155/2013/205639.
    To undertake a systematic review of the recent (2008–2013) primary literature, describing views and experiences of CAM use during pregnancy by women and healthcare professionals. Method. Medline, Cumulative Index to Nursing ...
  • Exploring facilitators and barriers to medication error reporting among healthcare professionals in Qatar using the theoretical domains framework: a mixed-methods approach. 

    Stewart, Derek C.; Thomas, Binny; MacLure, Katie; Wilbur, Kerry; Wilby, Kyle; Pallivalapila, Abdulrouf; Dijkstra, Andrea; Ryan, Cristin; El Kassem, Wessam; Awaisu, Ahmed; McLay, James S.; Singh, Rajvir; Al Hail, Moza (Public Library of Science https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0204987, 2018-10-02)
    STEWART, D., THOMAS, B., MACLURE, K., WILBUR, K., WILBY, K., PALLIVALAPILA, A., DIJKSTRA, A., RYAN, C., EL KASSEM, W., AWAISU, A., MCLAY, J.S., SINGH, R. and AL HAIL, M. 2018. Exploring facilitators and barriers to medication error reporting among healthcare professionals in Qatar using the theoretical domains framework: a mixed-methods approach. PLOS one [online], 13(10), article ID e0204987. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0204987
    Background: There is a need for theory informed interventions to optimise medication reporting. This study aimed to quantify and explain behavioural determinants relating to error reporting of healthcare professionals in ...
  • Future perspectives on nonmedical prescribing. 

    Stewart, Derek C.; Jebara, Tesnime; Cunningham, Scott; Awaisu, Ahmed; Pallivalapila, Abdulrouf; MacLure, Katie (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/2042098617693546, 2017-02-01)
    STEWART, D., JEBARA, T., CUNNINGHAM, S., AWAISU, A., PALLIVALAPILA, A. and MACLURE, K. 2017. Future perspectives on nonmedical prescribing. Therapeutic advances in drug safety [online], 8(6), pages 183-197. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/2042098617693546
    Many countries have implemented nonmedical prescribing (NMP) and many others are scoping prescribing practices with a view to developing NMP. This paper provides a future perspective on NMP in light of findings of an ...
  • Incidence, nature and causes of medication errors in hospitalised patients in Middle Eastern countries: a systematic review protocol. [Protocol] 

    Thomas, Binny; Pallivalapila, Abdulrouf; Al Hail, Moza; El Kassem, Wessam; Al Saad, Doua; Singh, Rajvir; Stewart, Derek C.; Paudyal, Vibhu; MacLure, Katie; McLay, James S. (PROSPERO https://dx.doi.org/10.15124/CRD42015019693, 2015-04-21)
    THOMAS, B., ABDUL ROUF, P., AL HAIL, M., EL KASSEM, W., AL SAAD, D., SINGH, R., STEWART, D., PAUDYAL, V., MACLURE, K. and MCLAY, J. 2015. Incidence, nature and causes of medication errors in hospitalised patients in Middle Eastern countries: a systematic review protocol. [Protocol]. PROSPERO [online], CRD42015019693. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.15124/CRD42015019693
    The review will consider studies, which focus on errors in hospitalised patients (of any age or speciality) in any of the countries of the Middle East. Studies of hospital practitioners (or other key stakeholders) which ...
  • Knowledge and practice characteristics of pharmacists in Qatar towards medication use in pregnancy: a cross-sectional survey. 

    Pallivalapila, Abdulrouf; Thomas, Binny; El Kassem, Wessam; Tarannum, Asma; Al Saad, Doua; Gasim, Mohammed M.; Al Hail, Moza (WHO https://doi.org/10.26719/2018.24.2.137, 2018-02-28)
    ROUF, P.A., THOMAS, B., ELKASSEM, W., TARANNUM, A., AL SAAD, D., GASIM, M.M. and AL HAIL, M. 2018. Knowledge and practice characteristics of pharmacists in Qatar towards medication use in pregnancy: a cross-sectional survey. Eastern Mediterranean health journal [online], 24(2), pages 137-145. Available from: https://doi.org/10.26719/2018.24.2.137
    Background: Medication use during pregnancy is common. Pharmacists have an important role in improving medication use during pregnancy. There is a lack of empirical evidence on pharmacists’ knowledge and practice characteristics ...
  • Knowledge, perception, attitude and experience of pharmacist in Qatar towards drug use in pregnancy: a cross-sectional study. 

    Pallivalapila, Abdulrouf; Al Hail, Moza; El Kassem, Wessam; Al Saad, Doua; Thomas, Binny (Hamad Medical Corporation, 2016-05-18)
    ABDUL ROUF, P., AL HAIL, M., ELKASSEM, W., ALSAAD, D. and THOMAS, B. 2016. Knowledge, perception, attitude and experience of pharmacist in Qatar towards drug use in pregnancy: a cross-sectional study. Presented at the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) virtual poster symposium, 18-19 May 2016.
    Pregnancy is a state of altered physiology and medication use during this period is remarkably challenging. Pharmacists are medication experts with great knowledge of pharmacology, pharmacokinetics and are trained to apply ...
  • Misoprostol for miscarriage management in a woman with previous five cesarean deliveries: a case report and literature review. 

    Al Saad, Doua; Alobaidly, Sawsan; Pallivalapila, Abdulrouf; Thomas, Binny; Ahmed, Afif; Al Hail, Moza (Dover Medical Press https://doi.org/10.2147/TCRM.S132294, 2017-05-09)
    ALSAAD, D., ALOBAIDLY, S., ABDULROUF, P., THOMAS, B., AHMED, A., ALHAIL, M. 2017. Misoprostol for miscarriage management in a woman with previous five cesarean deliveries: a case report and literature review. Therapeutics and clinical risk management [online], 13, pages 625-627. Available from: https://doi.org/10.2147/TCRM.S132294
    Background: Misoprostol is an effective medical method for the management of pregnancy loss. However, data on its efficacy and safety in women with previous cesarean deliveries are limited. Case presentation: We report a ...
  • Overview of pharmacovigilance practices at the largest academic healthcare system in the State of Qatar. 

    Al Hail, Moza; El Kassem, Wessam; Hamad, Anas; Pallivalapila, Abdulrouf; Thomas, Binny; Stewart, Derek C. (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-018-0629-5, 2018-04-03)
    AL HAIL, M., ELKASSEM, W., HAMAD, A., ABDULROUF, P., THOMAS, B. and STEWART, D. 2018. Overview of pharmacovigilance practices at the largest academic healthcare system in the State of Qatar. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 40(4), pages 769-774. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-018-0629-5
    Adverse Drug Reactions (ADRs) are major global concern, adversely impacting patient safety and health outcomes. ADRs cause significant morbidity and mortality among hospitalised patients, causing greater length of hospital ...
  • Perspectives of healthcare professionals in Qatar on causes of medication errors: a mixed methods study of safety culture. 

    Stewart, Derek C.; Thomas, Binny; MacLure, Katie; Pallivalapila, Abdulrouf; El Kassem, Wessam; Awaisu, Ahmed; McLay, James S.; Wilbur, Kerry; Wilby, Kyle; Ryan, Cristin; Dijkstra, Andrea; Singh, Rajvir; Al Hail, Moza (Public Library of Science https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0204801, 2018-09-28)
    STEWART, D., THOMAS, B., MACLURE, K., PALLIVALAPILA, A., EL KASSEM, W., AWAISU, A., MCLAY, J.S., WILBUR, K., WILBY, K., RYAN, C., DIJKSTRA, A., SINGH, R. and AL HAIL, M. 2018. Perspectives of healthcare professionals in Qatar on causes of medication errors: a mixed methods study of safety culture. PLOS one [online], 13(9), article ID e0204801. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0204801
    Background: There is a lack of robust, rigorous mixed methods studies of patient safety culture generally and notably those which incorporate behavioural theories of change. The study aimed to quantify and explain key ...
  • Pregnancy, prescription medicines and the potential risk of herb-drug interactions: a cross-sectional survey. 

    McLay, James S.; Izzati, Naila; Pallivalapila, Abdulrouf; Shetty, Ashalatha; Pande, Binita; Rore, Craig; Al Hail, Moza; Stewart, Derek C. (BioMed Central https://doi.org/10.1186/s12906-017-2052-1, 2017-12-19)
    MCLAY, J.S., IZZATI, N., PALLIVALAPILA, A.R., SHETTY, A., PANDE, B., RORE, C., AL HAIL, M. and STEWART, D. 2017. Pregnancy, prescription medicines and the potential risk of herb-drug interactions: a cross-sectional survey. BMC complementary and alternative medicine [online], 17, article ID 543. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12906-017-2052-1
    Background: - Pregnant women are routinely prescribed medicines while self-medicating with herbal natural products to treat predominantly pregnancy related conditions. The aim of this study was to assess the potential for ...
  • A retrospective drug use evaluation of cabergoline for lactation inhibition at a tertiary care teaching hospital in Qatar. 

    Al Saad, Doua; El Salem, Samah; Pallivalapila, Abdulrouf; Thomas, Binny; Al Saad, Tayseer; Ahmed, Afif; Al Hail, Moza (Dovepress https://doi.org/10.2147/TCRM.S96298, 2016-02-09)
    AL SAAD, D., EL SALEM, S., ABDULROUF, P.V., THOMAS, B., AL SAAD, T., AHMAD, A. and AL HAIL, M. 2016. A retrospective drug use evaluation of cabergoline for lactation inhibition at a tertiary care teaching hospital in Qatar. Therapeutics and clinical risk management [online], 12, pages 155-160. Available from: https://doi.org/10.2147/TCRM.S96298
    Background: Breastfeeding is considered as gold standard for infant nutrition and should be interrupted only when a compelling indication exists. Certain medical conditions such as abortion, stillbirth, HIV infection, or ...
  • Safety of levetiracetam in pregnancy and lactation: a systematic reveiw. 

    Thomas, Binny; Pallivalapila, Abdulrouf; Al Hail, Moza; El Kassem, Wessam; Al Saad, Doua; Tarannum, Asma; MacLure, Katie; Stewart, Derek C. (RGU/Hamad Medical Corporation, 2016-11-04)
    THOMAS, B., ROUF, A., AL HAIL, M.S., ELKASSEM, W.M., ALSAAD, D., TARANNUM, A., MACLURE, K. and STEWART, D. 2016. Safety of levetiracetam in pregnancy and lactation: a systematic review. Presented at the 9th medication safety conference, 4-6 November 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
    Most women with active seizures are often encouraged to continue their antiepileptic medications during pregnancy to avoid serious fetal or maternal complications. Levetiracetam (LEV) is a newer antiepileptic drug used as ...
  • Stakeholders' views and experiences of pharmacist prescribing: a systematic review. 

    Jebara, Tesnime; Cunningham, Scott; MacLure, Katie; Awaisu, Ahmed; Pallivalapila, Abdulrouf; Stewart, Derek C. (ESCP (Organisers), 2017-10-9)
    JEBARA, T., CUNNINGHAM, S., MACLURE, K., AWAISU, A., ABDULROUF, P.V. and STEWART, D 2017. Stakeholders' views and experiences of pharmacist prescribing: a systematic review. Presented at the 46th European Society of Clinical Pharmacy symposium (ESCP): clinical pharmacy science meets practice - towards evidence-based clinical pharmacy services, 9-11 October 2017, Heidelberg, Germany.
    While prescribing has been traditionally been the domain of physicians, prescribing by pharmacists has been implemented successfully in countries across the world. Developments are supported by evidence of effectiveness ...
  • Stakeholders' views and experiences of pharmacist prescribing: a systematic review. 

    Jebara, Tesnime; Cunningham, Scott; MacLure, Katie; Awaisu, Ahmed; Pallivalapila, Abdulrouf; Stewart, Derek C. (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1111/bcp.13624, 2018-06-19)
    JEBARA, T., CUNNINGHAM, S., MACLURE, K., AWAISU, A., PALLIVALAPILA, A. and STEWART, D. 2018. Stakeholders' views and experiences of pharmacist prescribing: a systematic review. British journal of clinical pharmacology [online], 84(9), pages 1883-1905. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/bcp.13624
    AIMS: The aims of this systematic review were to: (1) critically appraise, synthesize and present the available evidence on the views and experiences of stakeholders on pharmacist prescribing and; (2) present the perceived ...
  • Views and perceptions of key stakeholders in Qatar on pharmacist prescribing. 

    Jebara, Tesnime; Cunningham, Scott; MacLure, Katie; Awaisu, Ahmed; Al-Hail, Moza; Pallivalapila, Abdulrouf; Stewart, Derek C. (ESCP (Organiser), 2017-10-09)
    JEBARA, T., CUNNINGHAM, S., MACLURE, K., AWAISU, A., AL-HAIL, M., ABDULROUF, P.V. and STEWART, D. 2017. Views and perceptions of key stakeholders in Qatar on pharmacist prescribing. Presented at the 46th European Society of Clinical Pharmacy symposium (ESCP): clinical pharmacy science meets practice - towards evidence-based clinical pharmacy services, 9-11 October 2017, Heidelberg, Germany.
    Background and Objective: Pharmacist prescribing has been implemented successfully in several countries around the world, with evidence of effectiveness, safety and acceptability. The Qatar Health Strategy provides the ...