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January-March 2018 | Vol 6 | Issue 1

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Original Article
Residents and teaching physicians' perception about bedside teaching in non-clinical shift in the emergency department of King Abdul-Aziz Medical City, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Introduction: Bedside teaching (BT) is teaching in the presence of the patients which allows direct observation of the learner. It is a very crucial educational modality, which has declined sig...
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Original Article
Clinical characteristics and outcomes of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in children treated at a single tertiary hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Context: Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) is the most common paediatric cancer worldwide, and it accounts for 30% of all cancer cases in children of Saudi Arabia. Aim: This stud...
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Original Article
Career choices of final year medical students and interns at King Abdulaziz University: Where does orthopaedics stand?
Background: An extensive variety of medical specialities challenge medical students, owing to the numerous factors in choosing a profession or area of specialisation. Understanding the factors ...
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Original Article
A grounded theory pilot study: Exploring the perceptions of patient advocacy in a Saudi Arabian critical care context
Aim: The purpose of this pilot study was to determine the applicability, feasibility and practicality of a constructivist-grounded theory design to explore the perceptions of patient advocacy a...
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Original Article
Defensive practice among psychiatrists in middle East Countries: A questionnaire survey
Purpose: Increasing medicolegal litigations, claims and compensation have forced doctors to make some defensive changes in their practice. This study was conducted to examine the prevalence of ...
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The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
DOAJ, Index Copernicus

  Journal of Health Specialties
Journal of Health 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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