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January-March 2021 | Vol 11 | Issue 1

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Review Article
Firibastat, the first-in-class brain aminopeptidase a inhibitor, in the management of hypertension: A review of clinical trials
An unfortunate subset of hypertensive patients develops resistant hypertension in which optimal doses of three or more first-line antihypertensive drugs fail to sufficiently control blood pressure. Pa...
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Original Article
Implementation of mental health services in conflict and post-conflict zones: Lessons from Syria
Objective: We describe the challenges confronted and lessons learned in implementing mental healthcare during the Syrian war to inform effective services for conflict-affected Syrian population...
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Original Article
The prognostic effect of brain natriuretic peptide levels on outcomes of hospitalized patients with COVID-19
Natriuretic peptides are biomarkers of myocardial stress and are frequently elevated among patients with severe respiratory illnesses, typically in the absence of elevated cardiac-filling pressures or...
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Original Article
Evaluation of antibiotic prescribing pattern in pediatrics in a tertiary care hospital
Background: The irrational use of antibiotics is a global issue and it can lead to morbidity, mortality, and increased health care costs. Hence, proper use of antibiotics is imperative and shou...
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Original Article
Impact of a division-wide bundle on hospital-acquired Clostridioides difficile cases, antibiotic days of therapy, testing appropriateness, and associated financial costs
Introduction: Updated international guidelines recommend the use of a two-step algorithm (glutamate dehydrogenase [GDH] or nucleic-acid amplification test [NAAT] plus toxin) rather than NAAT al...
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  Avicenna Journal of Medicine
ISSN - Print: 2231-0770,
Online: 2249-4464

Avicenna Journal of Medicine, a publication of Syrian American Medical Society, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Quarterly print on demand compilation of issues published... more>>

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