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April-June 2017 | Vol 5 | Issue 2

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Middle-East respiratory syndrome-coronavirus: Putting emergency departments in the spotlight
Middle-East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) was first reported from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) in September 2012, caused by a novel betacoronavirus in lineage c (significantly diffe...
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Review Article
Informatics enables public health surveillance
Over the past decade, the world has radically changed. New advances in information and communication technologies (ICT) connect the world in ways never imagined. Public health informatics (PHI) levera...
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Original Article
Breaking bad news among cancer physicians
Background: Breaking bad news to patients with cancer diagnosis is not an easy task for physicians. The diagnosis must be explicitly stated and understood, and prognosis must be well-discussed ...
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Malaria elimination in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka was declared malaria-free on 5 September 2016 by the World Health Organization. This success was the result of over a century of efforts that combined disease surveillance, vector control an...
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Original Article
Validating the implementation of the triage system in an emergency department in a University Hospital
Introduction: The implementation of triage systems seeks to aid patient organisation in order to assure smooth patient flow. Inconsistency in the application of the triage system at a local uni...
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  Journal of Health Specialties
Journal of Heath Specialties is a new scientific publication for the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties. It is a quarterly journal issued in January, April, July and October.

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