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Optimal timing, dose and route of early nutrition therapy in critical illness and shock: the quest for the Holy Grail.

Intensive Care Med 2018 Sep 27;44(9):1558-1560. Epub 2018 Jul 27.

King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences (KSAU-HS) and King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (KAIMRC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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September 2018

Implementing the comprehensive unit-based safety program model to improve the management of mechanically ventilated patients in Saudi Arabia.

Am J Infect Control 2018 Sep 5. Epub 2018 Sep 5.

Intensive Care Department, College of Medicine, King Saud bin Abdul-Aziz University for Health Sciences, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, King Abdul-Aziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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September 2018

Trophic or full nutritional support?

Curr Opin Crit Care 2018 Aug;24(4):262-268

College of Medicine, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences.

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August 2018

The role of interventional radiology in the management of hemodynamically compromised patients.

Intensive Care Med 2018 08 13;44(8):1334-1338. Epub 2018 Jun 13.

Intensive Care Department, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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August 2018

Quantifying the Hawthorne effect using overt and covert observation of hand hygiene at a tertiary care hospital in Saudi Arabia.

Am J Infect Control 2018 Aug;46(8):930-935

Infection Prevention and Control Department, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Electronic address:

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August 2018

Erythropoietin in traumatic brain injury associated acute kidney injury: A randomized controlled trial.

Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 2018 Aug 21. Epub 2018 Aug 21.

Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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August 2018

Enteral Nutrition Should Not Be Given to Patients on Vasopressor Agents.

Crit Care Med 2018 Aug 21. Epub 2018 Aug 21.

Department of Medicine, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY.

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August 2018

Early Enteral Nutrition or Not?

Authors:
Yaseen M Arabi

Crit Care Med 2018 Jul;46(7):1183-1185

Department of Intensive Care, King Abdulaziz Medical City, College of Medicine, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences and King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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July 2018

Patient-physician relationship in specific cultural settings.

Intensive Care Med 2018 05 24;44(5):646-648. Epub 2017 Oct 24.

Intensive Care Department, College of Medicine-Riyadh, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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May 2018

Reply to Compher et al.: Reservations about Permissive Underfeeding in Low versus High NUTRIC Patients?

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2018 May;197(9):1228-1229

1 King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences and King Abdullah International Medical Research Center Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and.

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May 2018

Association between β-blocker use and mortality in critically ill patients: a nested cohort study.

BMC Pharmacol Toxicol 2018 May 16;19(1):22. Epub 2018 May 16.

Intensive Care Department, MC 1425, King Abdulaziz Medical City - National Guard Health Affairs, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, PO Box 22490, Riyadh, 1426, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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May 2018

Association between troponin-I levels and outcome in critically ill patients admitted to non-cardiac intensive care unit with high prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors.

BMC Anesthesiol 2018 May 22;18(1):54. Epub 2018 May 22.

Intensive Care Department, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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May 2018

Psychometric properties of the Arabic version of the confusion assessment method for the intensive care unit (CAM-ICU).

BMC Psychiatry 2018 Apr 6;18(1):91. Epub 2018 Apr 6.

King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, College of Medicine, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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April 2018

Shifting paradigm: From "No Code" and "Do-Not-Resuscitate" to "Goals of Care" policies.

Ann Thorac Med 2018 Apr-Jun;13(2):67-71

Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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April 2018

Adjunctive Glucocorticoid Therapy in Patients with Septic Shock.

N Engl J Med 2018 Mar 19;378(9):797-808. Epub 2018 Jan 19.

From the George Institute for Global Health, University of New South Wales (B.V., S.F., D.R., L.B., M.C., P.G., M.H., Q.L., K.T., J.M.), St. George Clinical School, St. George Hospital (J.M.), Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney (B.V., S.F., J.M.), and Royal North Shore Hospital (S.F.), Sydney, the Princess Alexandra Hospital (B.V., C.J.) and Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital (J.C.), University of Queensland, and the Wesley Hospital (B.V., J.C.), Brisbane, Austin Hospital (R.B.), the School of Medicine, University of Melbourne (R.B.), and the Australian and New Zealand Research Centre (R.B.), School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine (R.B., S.W., J.M.), Monash University, Melbourne, VIC, and Royal Perth Hospital (S.W.) and the School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia (S.W.), Perth - all in Australia; King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (Y.A.); the Department of Critical Care Medicine, Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand (C.M.); Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen (A.P.); and St. George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, St. George's University of London, London (A.R.).

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March 2018

Duration of antibiotic therapy for critically ill patients with bloodstream infections: A retrospective observational in Saudi Arabia.

Ann Thorac Med 2018 Jan-Mar;13(1):63-65

Department of Intensive Care, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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February 2018

Invasive Candidiasis in Critically Ill Patients: A Prospective Cohort Study in Two Tertiary Care Centers.

J Intensive Care Med 2018 Jan 1:885066618767835. Epub 2018 Jan 1.

1 Intensive Care Department, International Medical Research Center, College of Medicine, King Saud bin Abdulaziz, University for Health Sciences and King Abdullah Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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January 2018

A critical view on primary and secondary outcome measures in nutrition trials.

Intensive Care Med 2017 12 29;43(12):1875-1877. Epub 2017 Jul 29.

Department of Intensive Care, Erasme University Hospital, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium.

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December 2017

Focus on nutrition and glucose control in the intensive care unit: recent advances and debates.

Intensive Care Med 2017 12 10;43(12):1904-1906. Epub 2017 Oct 10.

King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (KAIMRC) and King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences (KSAU-HS), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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December 2017

Intensive Care Medicine in 2050: global perspectives.

Intensive Care Med 2017 11 29;43(11):1695-1699. Epub 2016 Nov 29.

Critical Care department, D'OR Institute for Research and Education, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.

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November 2017

Quantifying the Effects of Prior Acetyl-Salicylic Acid on Sepsis-Related Deaths: An Individual Patient Data Meta-Analysis Using Propensity Matching.

Crit Care Med 2017 Nov;45(11):1871-1879

1School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. 2Victorian Infectious Diseases Service, The Doherty Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. 3Australian Institute of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, James Cook University, Douglas, Queensland, Australia. 4Pharmaceutical Care Department, College of Pharmacy, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 5Intensive Care Department, College of Medicine, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 6Regional Intensive Care Unit, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland. 7Multidisciplinary Epidemiology and Translational Research in Intensive Care, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. 8Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. 9Division of Pulmonary and Critical Medicine, Chiayi Christian Hospital, Chiayi, Taiwan. 10Department of Nephrology, Taipei City Hospital Heping Fuyou Branch, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China. 11Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, "Sapienza" University of Rome, Rome, Italy. 12Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY. 13Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY. 14Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY. 15Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. 16Center for Sepsis Control and Care, Jena University Hospital, Jena, Germany. 17Centre for Experimental Medicine, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland. 18Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Department of Medicine, Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Baton Rouge, LA. 19Division of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, Department of Medicine and Clinical Research, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland. 20Clinic for Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital Jena, Jena, Germany. 21Department of Internal Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, Republic of China. 22Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Critical Care Medicine, San Rafael Hospital, Alajuela, Costa Rica. 23Center for Experimental and Molecular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 24Division of Infectious Diseases, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 25Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties, Policlinico Umberto I, "Sapienza" University of Rome, Rome, Italy. 26Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN. 27The Center for Infection and Immunity, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 28College of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia. 29Infectious Diseases Unit, The Townsville Hospital, Douglas, Queensland, Australia.

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November 2017

Characteristics and predictors of mortality of patients with hematologic malignancies requiring invasive mechanical ventilation.

Ann Thorac Med 2017 Oct-Dec;12(4):259-265

Department of Intensive Care, King Abdulaziz Medical City, College of Medicine, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences and King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, Riyadh 11426, Saudi Arabia.

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November 2017

Acute Kidney Injury in Mechanically Ventilated Patients: The Risk Factor Profile Depends on the Timing of Aki Onset.

Shock 2017 10;48(4):411-417

*Servicio Médico Integral, Montevideo, Uruguay†Hospital Español, Montevideo, Uruguay‡Hospital Universitario de Getafe, Madrid, Spain§CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias, Barcelona, Spain||Hospital de Clínicas, Universidad de la Republica, Montevideo, Uruguay¶Hospital Nacional Alejandro Posadas, Buenos Aires, Argentina#Hospital Regional 1° Octubre, ISSSTE, Ciudad de México, México, Mexico**Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover, Germany††Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Republic of Korea‡‡Clínica Medellín and Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Medellín, Colombia§§Hospital Fattouma Bourguina, Monastir, Tunisia||||Hospital Eugenio Espejo, Quito, Ecuador¶¶King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia##UCINC, Hospital de Sao José, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central, E.P.E., Lisbon, Portugal***Papageorgiou Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece†††South Texas Veterans Health Care System and University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas.

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October 2017

Critically Ill Patients With the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome: A Multicenter Retrospective Cohort Study.

Crit Care Med 2017 10;45(10):1683-1695

1College of Medicine, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 2Intensive Care Department, King Abdulaziz Medical City, National Guard Health Affairs, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 3College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 4Department of Intensive Care, Dr Sulaiman Al-Habib Group Hospitals, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 5Department of Intensive Care Services, Prince Sultan Military Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 6Department of Intensive Care, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. 7Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Faculty of Medicine, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. 8Department of Medicine, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. 9Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, King Fahad Armed Forces Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. 10Department of Critical Care Medicine, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 11Intensive Care Department, Al-Noor Specialist Hospital, Makkah, Saudi Arabia. 12Department of Critical Care Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 13Intensive Care Department, King Saud Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 14Tanta University Hospitals, Tanta, Egypt. 15King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 16Intensive Care Department, King Abdulaziz Hospital, Al Ahsa, Saudi Arabia. 17Department of Research, Ministry of Health, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. 18Intensive Care Department, King Fahd Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. 19Department of Critical Care, King Fahad Hospital, Ohoud Hospital, Al-Madinah Al-Monawarah, Saudi Arabia. 20International Severe Acute Respiratory and Emerging Infection Consortium (ISARIC), Infectious Diseases Data Observatory, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom. 21AMR Infection Control and Publications AIP/PED/HSE/HQ, Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada. 22Department of Critical Care Medicine and Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada. 23International Severe Acute Respiratory and Emerging Infection Consortium (ISARIC), Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health, Department of Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA. 24Department of Infection Prevention and Control, King Abdulaziz Medical City National Guard Health Affairs, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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October 2017

The ICM research agenda on intensive care unit-acquired weakness.

Intensive Care Med 2017 09 13;43(9):1270-1281. Epub 2017 Mar 13.

Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Outcomes After Critical Illness and Surgery (OACIS) Group, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA.

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September 2017

The intensive care medicine research agenda in nutrition and metabolism.

Intensive Care Med 2017 Sep 3;43(9):1239-1256. Epub 2017 Apr 3.

Nutrition and Dietetics, Department of Internal Medicine, and Department of Intensive Care Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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September 2017

Erythropoietin in patients with traumatic brain injury and extracranial injury-A post hoc analysis of the erythropoietin traumatic brain injury trial.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2017 Sep;83(3):449-456

From the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre (M.B.S., M.B., C.F., J.P., A.N., L.L., D.J.C., R.B.), School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Division of Intensive Care, Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine (M.B.S.), University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland; Department of Intensive Care Helsinki, Finland; Department of Intensive Care (C.F.), Western Health; University of Melbourne (C.F.); Department of Intensive Care (J.P.), Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; School of Medicine and Medical Sciences (A.N.), University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland; Department of Intensive Care and Hyperbaric Medicine (A.N., D.J.C.), The Alfred, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Département d'Anesthésie-Réanimation (J.D.), Hôpital de Bicêtre, Assistance Publique des Hopitaux de Paris, Hôpitaux Universitaires Paris-Sud, Université Paris-Sud, Paris; Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine (O.H.), CHU La Cavale Blanche, Brest, France; King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences and King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (S.H., Y.A.), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Auckland City Hospital (C.M.), Auckland, New Zealand; and Department of Intensive Care (R.B.), Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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September 2017

Outbreaks in the adult ICUs.

Curr Opin Infect Dis 2017 Aug;30(4):432-439

Intensive Care Department, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, College of Medicine, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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August 2017

Prevalence of antibodies against the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus, influenza A and B viruses among blood donors, Saudi Arabia.

Ann Thorac Med 2017 Jul-Sep;12(3):217-218

Department of Intensive Care, College of Medicine, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia E-mail:

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August 2017

Withholding Pantoprazole for Stress Ulcer Prophylaxis in Critically Ill Patients: A Pilot Randomized Clinical Trial and Meta-Analysis.

Crit Care Med 2017 Jul;45(7):1121-1129

1Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.2Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.3Department of Critical Care, University of Dammam, Dammam, Saudi Arabia.4Discipline of Acute Care Medicine, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia.5Department of Surgery and Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.6Departments of Anesthesia, Pain Management and Perioperative Medicine and Critical Care Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada.7Department of Critical Care, Queens University, Kingston, ON, Canada.8Department of Medicine (Critical Care), University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada.9Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada.10Departments of Medicine, Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Université Laval, Quebec City, QC, Canada.11Biostatistics Unit, St Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, ON, Canada.12Intensive Care Department, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences and King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.13The George Institute for Global Health and Royal North Shore Hospital, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia.14Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.15Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates.

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July 2017

Cold agglutinin disease: an unusual cause of shock in the ICU.

Intensive Care Med 2017 06 23;43(6):927-928. Epub 2017 Jan 23.

Intensive Care Department, College of Medicine, King Abdulaziz Medical City, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, ICU 1425, P.O. Box 22490, Riyadh, 11426, Saudi Arabia.

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June 2017

Incidence, risk factors and outcomes of seizures occurring after craniotomy for primary brain tumor resection.

Neurosciences (Riyadh) 2017 Apr;22(2):107-113

Intensive Care Department, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. E-mail:

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April 2017

Re-evaluating the Inhibition of Stress Erosions (REVISE): a protocol for pilot randomized controlled trial.

Ann Saudi Med 2016 Nov-Dec;36(6):427-433

Dr. Waleed Alhazzani, Critical Care Medicine, McMaster University,, 50 Charlton Avenue East,, Hamilton, Ontario,, L8N 4A6, Canada, T: +1905-522-1155 ext 32800, F: +1905-521-6068 ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0001-8076-9626.

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March 2017

Venous thromboembolic events in critically ill traumatic brain injury patients.

Intensive Care Med 2017 Mar 27;43(3):419-428. Epub 2016 Dec 27.

Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, 55 Commercial Rd, Melbourne, VIC, 3004, Australia.

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March 2017

Reply: Is Less Really More with Respect to Permissive Feeding in Critical Illness?

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2017 03;195(5):692-693

4 University of Toronto Toronto, Ontario, Canada and.

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March 2017

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome.

N Engl J Med 2017 02;376(6):584-594

From the Departments of Intensive Care (Y.M.A., A. Bouchama), Infection Prevention and Control (H.H.B.), and Pathology and Laboratory (A.H.H.), King Abdulaziz Medical City, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (Y.M.A., H.H.B., A. Bouchama, A.H.H.), the Department of Intensive Care, Dr. Sulaiman Al-Habib Group Hospitals (A.A.-O.), and Alfaisal University (A.A.-O.) - all in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville (F.G.H.); the Department of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, MD (T.L.); the Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh, and Intensive Care Unit, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh (J.K.B.), the Health Protection and Influenza Research Group, Division of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Nottingham, Nottingham (J.S.N.-V.-T.), and the Virus Reference Laboratory, Public Health England, London (A. Bermingham) - all in the United Kingdom; the Department of Pandemic and Epidemic Diseases, World Health Organization, Geneva (M.S., N.S., R.A.F.); the Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville (M.R.D., J.D.C.); the Center for Global Health, Institut Pasteur, Paris (M.D.V.K.); and the Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, and the Department of Critical Care Medicine and Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre - both in Toronto (R.A.F.).

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February 2017

Taming the beast: Hospital management of a nosocomial middle east respiratory syndrome outbreak.

J Infect Public Health 2016 Jul-Aug;9(4):386-8. Epub 2016 Mar 23.

Intensive Care Department, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences and King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Electronic address:

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January 2017

Proceedings of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) Coronavirus research initiative workshop, September 9-10 2015 in Riyadh, KSA.

J Infect Public Health 2016 May-Jun;9(3):205-7. Epub 2016 Mar 29.

Paediatric Infectious Diseases, College of Medicine, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Infection Prevention and Control, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Electronic address:

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January 2017

The search for therapeutic options for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS).

J Infect Public Health 2016 May-Jun;9(3):213-5. Epub 2016 Mar 31.

Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada; Department of Critical Care Medicine and Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada.

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January 2017

Preventing healthcare-associated transmission of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS): Our Achilles heel.

J Infect Public Health 2016 May-Jun;9(3):208-12. Epub 2016 May 4.

Intensive Care Department, MC 1425, King Abdulaziz Medical City, P.O. Box 22490, Riyadh 11426, Saudi Arabia; College of Medicine, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, King Abdulaziz Medical City, P.O. Box 22490, Riyadh 11426, Saudi Arabia. Electronic address:

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January 2017

The critical care response to a hospital outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection: an observational study.

Ann Intensive Care 2016 Dec 24;6(1):101. Epub 2016 Oct 24.

Intensive Care Department, Respiratory Services, College of Medicine, King Abdulaziz Medical City, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, ICU 1425, PO Box 22490, Riyadh, 11426, Saudi Arabia.

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December 2016

Focus on transfusion, bleeding and thrombosis.

Intensive Care Med 2016 Dec 25;42(12):1859-1861. Epub 2016 Oct 25.

Department of Intensive Care, RigshospitaletUniversity of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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December 2016

Cytomegalovirus infection in immunocompetent critically ill adults: literature review.

Ann Intensive Care 2016 Dec 3;6(1):110. Epub 2016 Nov 3.

Intensive Care Department, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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December 2016

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus on inanimate surfaces: A risk for health care transmission.

Am J Infect Control 2016 11 20;44(11):1387-1389. Epub 2016 Jun 20.

Intensive Care Department, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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November 2016

Lower versus higher dose of enteral caloric intake in adult critically ill patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Crit Care 2016 Nov 4;20(1):358. Epub 2016 Nov 4.

College of Medicine, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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November 2016

Structure, Organization, and Delivery of Critical Care in Asian ICUs.

Crit Care Med 2016 Oct;44(10):e940-8

1Intensive Care Department, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.2Division of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, University Medicine Cluster, National University Hospital, National University Health System, Singapore.3Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea.4Department of Critical Care Medicine, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing, China.5Department of Critical Care Medicine, Birdem General Hospital, Ibrahim Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh.6Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan.7Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, and Chang Gung University of Science and Technology, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.8Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China.9Intensive Care Department, Dubai Hospital, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.10Intensive Care Department, King Abdulaziz Medical City and King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.11Department of Critical Care Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

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October 2016

Rapid shallow breathing index.

Ann Thorac Med 2016 Jul-Sep;11(3):167-76

Intensive Care Department, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University of Health Sciences and King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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August 2016

Association of human leukocyte antigen class II alleles with severe Middle East respiratory syndrome-coronavirus infection.

Ann Thorac Med 2016 Jul-Sep;11(3):211-3

King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Department of Intensive Care, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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August 2016

Information technology to improve patient safety: A round table discussion from the 5(th) International Patient Safety Forum, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 14-16, 2015.

Ann Thorac Med 2016 Jul-Sep;11(3):219-23

King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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August 2016

Withholding and withdrawal of life-sustaining treatments in low-middle-income versus high-income Asian countries and regions.

Intensive Care Med 2016 Jul 12;42(7):1118-27. Epub 2016 Apr 12.

Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 388-1 Pungnap Dong Songpa Ku, Seoul, 138-736, South Korea.

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July 2016

Stress ulcer prophylaxis in critical illness: a Canadian survey.

Can J Anaesth 2016 Jun 24;63(6):718-24. Epub 2016 Feb 24.

Departments of Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster University, Health Sciences Center, Room 2C11, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8N 3Z5, Canada.

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June 2016

PubMed-cited research articles on the Middle East respiratory syndrome.

Ann Thorac Med 2016 Apr-Jun;11(2):112-3

Infection Control Department, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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May 2016

Design of nutrition trials in critically ill patients: food for thought.

Ann Transl Med 2016 May;4(9):186

1 King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences and King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia ; 2 Department of Medicine, Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada ; 3 Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Respirology, University of Toronto, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada.

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May 2016

Clinical spectrum of the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV).

J Infect Public Health 2017 Mar - Apr;10(2):191-194. Epub 2016 Apr 29.

Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada; Department of Critical Care Medicine and Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, Toronto, Canada.

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April 2016

Measuring the Quality of Care for Patients With Traumatic Brain Injury.

JAMA Surg 2016 Mar;151(3):294-5

King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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March 2016

Be early for enteral, no rush for calories!

Intensive Care Med 2016 Mar 25;42(3):451-2. Epub 2015 Nov 25.

King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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March 2016

The impact of implementing multifaceted interventions on the prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia.

Am J Infect Control 2016 Mar;44(3):320-6

Intensive Care Department, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; College of Medicine, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Respiratory Services, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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March 2016

Critically ill patients with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus infection.

Crit Care 2016 Mar 16;20:65. Epub 2016 Mar 16.

King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences (KSAU-HS), Intensive Care Department, 11426, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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March 2016

Association between aspirin therapy and the outcome in critically ill patients: a nested cohort study.

BMC Pharmacol Toxicol 2016 Feb 5;17. Epub 2016 Feb 5.

Intensive Care Department, College of Medicine, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, King Abdulaziz Medical City, PO Box 22490, MC 1425, Riyadh, 1426 K S A.

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February 2016

Knowledge gaps in therapeutic and non-therapeutic research on the Middle East respiratory syndrome.

Lancet Respir Med 2016 Feb;4(2):93-4

Paediatric Infectious Diseases, College of Medicine, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh 11426, Saudi Arabia; Infection Prevention and Control, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh 11426, Saudi Arabia; King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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February 2016

Time-Limited Trials of Intensive Care for Critically Ill Patients With Cancer: How Long Is Long Enough?

JAMA Oncol 2016 Jan;2(1):76-83

Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts12Pulmonary and Critical Care Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

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January 2016

Impact of empirical antimicrobial therapy on the outcome of critically ill patients with Acinetobacter bacteremia.

Ann Thorac Med 2015 Oct-Dec;10(4):256-62

Department of Intensive Care, King Abdulaziz Medical City, College of Medicine, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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December 2015

Infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus.

Can J Respir Ther 2015 ;51(4):102

Emergency Medicine and Intensive Care Department, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences King Abdullah International Medical Research Center Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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November 2015

Anemia and Blood Transfusion in Patients with Isolated Traumatic Brain Injury.

Crit Care Res Pract 2015 28;2015:672639. Epub 2015 Oct 28.

Intensive Care Department, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh 11426, Saudi Arabia ; College of Medicine, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh 11426, Saudi Arabia.

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November 2015

Feasibility, safety, clinical, and laboratory effects of convalescent plasma therapy for patients with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus infection: a study protocol.

Springerplus 2015 19;4:709. Epub 2015 Nov 19.

Department of Medicine and Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, AMR Infection Control and Publications AIP/PED/HSE/HQ, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada ; Department of Critical Care Medicine and Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada.

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November 2015

Prevalence and predictors of out-of-range cuff pressure of endotracheal and tracheostomy tubes: a prospective cohort study in mechanically ventilated patients.

BMC Anesthesiol 2015 Oct 15;15:147. Epub 2015 Oct 15.

Intensive Care Department; King Abdulaziz Medical City, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, P.O. Box 22490, Riyadh, 11426, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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October 2015