Journal Description

Publisher: Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
ISSN: Online: 2075-0528 & Print: 2075-051X
DOI: 10.18295/squmj
Available from: PubMed, SCOPUS & EBSCO
Journal Metrics Powered by Scopus 2019: CiteScore (1.5) SJR (0.264) SNIP (0.849)*
Acceptance Rate: 22%
Review Time: 2-3 months
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Published: Jun 10, 2021

The Emergence of Child Protection Capacities in Oman

Lessons Learned

Medical Journal; Shamsa S. Al Balushi, Gillian Morantz, Geoffrey Dougherty
21

Domestic Violence against Infertile Women

A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Farangis Sharifi, Jamshid Jamali, Mona Larki, Robab L. Roudsari
79

Management of Diabetes Insipidus following Surgery for Pituitary and Suprasellar Tumors

Mussa Almalki, Maswood M. Ahmad, Imad Brema, Mohammed Almehthel, Khaled M. AlDahmani, Moeber Mahzari, Salem A. Beshyah
55

Use of Simulation in Teaching Nursing Leadership and Management Course

An Integrative Review

Leodoro J. Labrague
106

Knowledge and attitude towards corneal donation

Saudi medical students’ perspective

Khalid Mohammed Aloudah, Abdulaziz Ahmed Ataweel, Sajida Agha, Syed Waqas Hussain Shah
54

Psychosocial Impact of COVID-19 Among Healthcare Workers

A cross-sectional survey from Pakistan

Syed Muhammad Ali, Sidrah Nausheen
73

Is There Any Sympathetic Skin Response (SSR) Abnormality in Raynaud Phenomenon?

Mohammad R. Emad, Hamid R. Farpour, Faisal Ahmed, Masoumeh Tayebi, Mohammadali Nazarinia, Mohammad R. Askarpour, Hossein-Ali Nikbakht
36

Depression in Urban Omani Adults with Type 2 Diabetes

A cross-sectional study

Sanaa Harib Alsumry, Tharaya Al Ghelani, Sanjay Jaju
41

Predictors of Nicotine Dependence among Adult Male Midwakh and Cigarette Smokers

Shatha Al Sharbatti, Rizwana B. Shaikh, Jayadevan Sreedharan, Jayakumary Muttappallymyalil, Michael Weizman
59

Clinical Profile of Stroke Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department of a Major Stroke Centre in Oman

Hasina A. Al Harthi, Ammar Al Kashmiri, Lubna M. Zakaryia, Jawad A. Al-Lawati, Omar M. Najem, Isra Al-Lawati, Ghulam R. Memon, Amr A. Elfaham
37

Coronavirus Disease-2019 Pneumonia

Severity and distribution of lung changes observed on the initial chest X-ray as an indicator of final outcomes

Rashid S. Al Umairi, Ishaq Al Salmi, Jokha Al Kalbani, Atheel Kamona, Saqar Al Tai, Faiza Al Kindi, Sachin Jose, Faryal Khamis, Huda Al Khalili, Mohammed Al Busaidi
39

Characteristics and Outcomes of Critically Ill Patients with Raised Cardiac Troponins Admitted in the Intensive Care Unit

A single centre experience from Oman

Sunil K. Nadar, Muhammad M. Shaikh, Muhammad A. Khatri, Wael A. Abdelmottaleb, Sheeraz Ahmed, Abdulhakeem Alhashim, Mujahid Albusaidi, Fahad Alkindi
31

The Mid-Term Radiological and Functional Outcomes of Bicondylar Tibial Plateau Fractures Managed with Open Reduction and Internal Fixation Using Dual Plates

Angelo V. Vasiliadis, Frideriki Poutoglidou, Dimitrios Metaxiotis, Anastasios Mpeletsiotis
29

Emphysematous Pyelonephritis

Disparities Observed in the Use of Percutaneous Drainage Techniques

Mohammed Al-Saraf, Salim Al-Busaidy, Kurian George, Mohamed Elawdy, Mahmood Nasser Mohammed Al Hajriy, Issa Al-Salmi
48

Evaluating Trauma Care Capabilities using the Essential Trauma Care Guidelines of the World Health Organization

A cross-sectional study of primary health centres in Muscat, Oman

Aisha Al Balushi, Zaleikha Al Balushi, Asma Ali Al Salmani
35

Exploring Frequency of Event Reporting as Perceived by Intensive Care Units’ Nurses in Sultanate of Oman

A quality improvement project

Qasim Al Ma'mari, Omar Al Omari, Loai Abu Sharour
70

Evaluation of Diagnostic Value of SPECT/CT Imaging in Post-radioiodine Therapy in Thyroid Cancer

Asma Al Hatmi, Anjali Jain, Alok Kumar Mittal, Samir Hussain
51

Serum Glucose Measurement after Five to Six Hours is Comparable to Eight Hours Overnight Fasting in Ramadan

Ammar M.S. Almomin, Samih A. Odhaib, Mahmood T. Altemimi, Hussein A. Nwayyir, Ibrahim H. Hussein, Haider A.Y. Alidrisi, Nassar T.Y. Alibrahim, Abbas A. Mansour
31

Outcomes of Infants Undergoing Modified Blalock-Taussig Shunt Procedures in Oman

A retrospective study

Samiuddin Shaikh, Khaloud S Al-Mukhaini, Abdul Hakeem Al-Rawahi, Omer Al-Dafie
0

The Change in Psychoactive Substance Consumption in Relation to Psychological Stress During the Covid-19 Pandemic in Uruguay

Paul Ruiz, Florencia Semblat, Ricardo M. Pautassi
70

Nursing students’ perceived disaster preparedness and response: a pilot study in Oman

Joy K. Kamanyire, Ronald Wesonga, Susan Achora, Leodoro L. Labrague, Anju Malik, Sultan Alshaqsi, Jamila AS Alhabsi
34

Perception of Students and Faculty Members of the Impact of a Preparatory Year Program on the Students of Health Professions Education Colleges

Ahmed Aldarmahi, Mohammed Al-Rabia, Fatimah Alserhani, Hanan Alzahrani, Norah Alrabia, Abdulaziz Alrubayyi, Hani Atwa
17

Characteristics of Pyogenic Liver Abscess

Experience of a Single Centre in Oman

Nenad Pandak, Asmaa S. Mahdi, Ali al Majrafi, Mariya Molay, Stepen S. Deenadayalan, Faryal Khamis, Zakariya Al Balushi
24

The Socio-Demographic and Clinical Profiles of Adult ADHD Patients in a University Hospital in Oman

Hassan Mirza, Salim Al-Huseini, Shamsa Al-Jamoodi, Naser Al-Balushi, Amira Al-Hosni, Moon-Fai Chan, Fahad Zadjali
184

An Eating Behaviour-Consumption Frequency of Certain Foods in Early Childhood-As a Predictor of Behaviour Problems

A 6-year follow-up study

Ammara Ajmal, Kumi Watanabe, Emiko Tanaka, Yuko Sawada, Taeko Watanabe, Etuko Tomisaki, Sumio Ito, Rika Okumura, Yuriko Kawasaki, Tokie Anme
37

Exploring the use of herbal treatments during pregnancy among Saudi women

An application of the knowledge-attitude-practice (KAP) model

Fatmah Almoayad, Insherah A. Assiri, Haifa F. Almarshoud, Atheer M. Safhi, Hend M. Altahan, Nada Benajiba
156

Incidence and Determinants of Complications of Percutaneous Kidney Biopsy in a Large Cohort of Native Kidney and Kidney Transplant Recipients

Moataz Fatthy, Ahmed Saleh, Reham A. Ahmed, Sameh Abouzeid, Seham Bakry, Tarek Abdelaziz
69

Prevalence of Celiac Disease in Omani Adults with Iron Deficiency Anemia of Unknown Cause

A case-finding study

Safa Ambusaidi, Al Manar Al Busaidi, Asma Al Salmani, Robin Davidson, Jalila Al Shekaili, Mahmood Al Kindi, Rahma Al Kindi
33

Women’s Knowledge of Cervical Cancer

A cross-sectional study in primary healthcare in Al Buraimi Governorate in Oman

Aisha Nasser Al Saadi, Aisha Hamed Al Muqbali, Eihab Dawi
54

Causal Relationship of Transverse Left Ventricular Band and Bicuspid Aortic Valve

Manoj Kumar Dubey, Avinash Mani, Vineeta Ojha
31

Perception of Saudi Undergraduate Students towards Professionalism in Medicine

Suzan A. AlKhater
32

Sleep patterns and their association with blood pressure and heart rate variability parameters in young Saudi females

Farrukh Majeed, Rabia Latif, Aamna Latif, Rehma BiBi
34

Prevalence and Determinants of Vaccine Hesitancy in Aseer Region, Saudi Arabia

Youssef Ali Alqahtani, Khalid Hussein Almutairi, Yahya Mohammed Alqahtani, Ahmed Hussein Almutlaq, Anas Ali Asiri
66

Identification of remarkable dimensions in management and evaluation of Non-communicable disease programs

A systematic review and Meta-synthesis

Leila Vali, Fatemeh Ataollahi, Mohammadreza Amiresmaili, Nouzar Nakhaee
30

Virtual Microscopy in Undergraduate Pathology Education

An early transformative experience in clinical reasoning

46

Internet Addiction and Depression Among Postgraduate Residents

A cross-sectional survey

Ameena M. Al Mukhaini, Fakhriya Al Houqani, Rahma Al Kindi
53

Knowledge Towards Antibiotics Use Among Lebanese Adults

A study on the influence of sociodemographic factors

Anna-Maria Henaine, Nathalie Lahoud, Rachel M. Abdo, Ruba Shdeed, Jihan Safwan, Marwan Akel, Iqbal Fahs, Rony M. Zeenny, Hala Sacre, Souheil Hallit, Pascale Salameh
43

Attitudes of Physicians in Jordan Toward Non-Disclosure of Health Information

Saif M. Borgan, Justin Z. Amarin, Areej K. Othman, Haya H. Suradi, Yasmeen Z. Qwaider
43

Barriers and Perception Towards Spectacle Wear among Student Population of University of Buraimi, Oman

Gopi Suresh Vankudre, Babu Noushad
49

The Molecular Pathways of Lung Damage by E-Cigarette in Experimental Mice

Rivan Virlando Suryadinata, Bambang Wirjatmadi
55

Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of Primary Care Physicians Regarding Tobacco Dependence Treatment in Muscat Governorate, Oman

A cross-sectional study

Yaqoub Alsaidi, Buthaina AlMaskari, Moon Fai Chan, Sanaa Al Sumri, Hajer Alhamrashdi
50

Stigmatisation of COVID-19 in Riyadh

A Cross-Sectional Study

Fatmah Almoayad, Samira Mahboub, Lujain Bin Amer, Alaa Alrabiah, Anwar Alhashem
161

Risk Factors for Ischaemic Stroke in an Omani Community

A case-control study

Shyam Sundar Ganguly, Arunodaya R. Gujjar, Hasina Al Harthi, Amal Al Hashmi, Sanjay Jaju, Abdulaziz Al-Mahrezi, Abdullah Rashid Al-Asmi
76

Expression Levels and Genetic Polymorphism of Scavenger Receptor Class B Type 1 as a Biomarker of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Mohd Wamique, D. Himanshu, Wahid Ali
25

Prevalence of Cytological Abnormalities in Papanicolaou Smears and Risk Factors for Cervical Cancer Among Women in Muscat, Oman

Eman Al Sekri, Asma Al Musalhi, Khadija Al Abri, Hunaina Al Kindi, Asma Ali Al Salmani
41

Bridging the Gap in Online Learning Anxiety

Generation X teaching Millennial and Z generations

Wiam Elshami, Coumaravelou Saravanan, Mohamed H. Taha, Mohamed Elhassan Abdalla, Mohamed Abuzaid, Sausan Al Kawas
228

Types of Primary Healthcare Emergencies in Muscat, Oman

A retrospective cross-sectional study of five primary care centres

Amal Al Mahrouqi, Raya Hamyar Al Maqbali, Faiza Al Fadhil, Asma Ali Al Salmani
30

Intellectual Profiles of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Identification of verbal and nonverbal subscales predicting intellectual quotient

Watfa Al-Mamari, Ahmed Babiker Idris, Ahlam Gabr, Saquib Jalees, Muna Al-Jabri, Reem Abdulraheem, Abeer Al-Mujaini, M. Mazharul Islam, Mohamed Al-Alawi, Samir Al-Adawi
54

Overview of Assault Induced Trauma Presenting to a Trauma Center in Oman

Mira Al-Busaidi, Hilal Al-Miskry, Aisha Al-Harbi, Ilyas Al-Zadjali, Firas Al-Saidi, Hani Al-Qadhi
38

Neuroblastoma Among Omani Children

Clinical characteristics and survival outcome from a dedicated centre

Abeer Al-Battashi, Ameera Al-Rahbi, Adbulhakeem Al-Rawahi, Mohammed Mamdouh, Ibrahim Al-Ghaithi, Fatma Ali Ramadhan
33

The experience of healthcare professionals providing mental health services to mothers with postpartum depression

A qualitative study

Nazanin Jannati, Jamileh Farokhzadian, Leila Ahmadian
41

Estimate of the HOMA-IR Cut-off Value Identifying Subjects at Risk of Insulin Resistance using a Machine Learning Approach

Abdelhamid Abdessalem, Hamza Zidoum, Fahd Zadjali, Rachid Hedjam, Aliya Al-Ansari, Riad Bayoumi, Said Al-Yahyaee, Mohammed Hassan, Sulayma Albarwani
47

Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices Related to Dietary Supplements Amongst a Group of Palestinian Pharmacists

Mohammad Altamimi, May Hamdan, Manal Badrasawi, Saad Allahham
66

Parental Age and the Risk of Autism Spectrum Disorder in Oman

A case-control study

Watfa Al-Mamari, Ahmed Babiker Idris, Aala' Abdul Rahman Al-Zadjali, Saquib Jalees, Sathiya Murthi, Muna Al-Jabri, Ahlam Gabr, Eric Fombonne
41

Hymenialdisine is Cytotoxic against Cisplatin-Sensitive but not against Cisplatin-Resistant Cell Lines

Nada Abdulla, Najwa Al Balushi, Syed Imran Hasan, Shadia Al Bahlani, Sergey Dobretsov, Yahya Tamimi, Ikram Ali Burney
49

Maintaining Weight and Nutritional Status with Ninjinyoueito in Elderly Patients with Chronic Wasting Diseases

Yumi Nakagawa, Katsunori Kagohashi, Ayako Shioya, Kensuke Kinoshita, Hiroshi Tsuji, Hiroaki Satoh
29

Delays in Presentation by Patients with ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction

A single center experience from Oman

Suhaib Almashari, Yasir Al-Malki, Adil Al-Riyami, Sunil K. Nadar
25

Adaptation of the Physical Activity Neighborhood Environment Scale in Oman

Huda Al Siyabi, Ruth Mabry, Mosa Al Subhi, Gustavo de Siqueira
40

Severe Pneumonitis in Omani Infants During An In-Hospital Measles Outbreak

A report of three cases

Samiya Al-Hashmi, Kholoud Al-Mukhaini, Samiuddin Shaikh, Ahmad ElKhamisy, Nuha Al Tahir, Nawal Al Maskari
43

Abdominoscrotal Hematocele in an Adult and Its Successful Treatment

Uday S. Kumbhar, Sandeep Bhattarai, Oseen Shaikh
38

A Rare Type of Uterine Rupture Following Over-The-Counter Use of Misoprostol in Second Trimester Abortion

Nivedita Jha, Haritha Sagili, Jyotsna Sharma, Ajay Kumar Jha
41

A Novel SPINK5 Gene Mutation Associated with Netherton Syndrome in an Omani Patient

Nishath Hamza, Nashat Al Sukaiti, Khwater Abdelrahman Mohammed Ahmed, Rosa Romano, Uday A. Gokhale, Qiand-Pan Hammarström
34

A Secondary Spontaneous Pneumothorax in a Patient with COVID-19

Case Report

Abdullah M. Al Alawi, Zakariya Al Naamani
62

A rare case of emphysematous endocarditis caused by Escherichia coli

Ahmed S. Al-Dhahli, Rashid Al-Umairi, Osama Elkadi
15

Spontaneous Haemoperitoneum in Pregnancy (SHiP) with Placenta Percreta in Bicornuate Uterus with Successful Pregnancy Outcome

A case study

Jayasree Santhosh, Latha V. Kharka, Atheel Kamona, Sumaiya S. Al Amri
17

Mediastinal hydatidosis with an unusual presentation

A Rare Case Report

Klein Dantis, Nilesh Gupta
71

Pulmonary Complications of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

A case report

Wai Yee Chan, Marlina Tanty Ramli Hamid, Yi Ting Lim, Ching Choe Ng, Nadia Fareeda Muhammad Gowdh, Kartini Rahmat
46

MRI Findings in Androgen Insensitivity

Case series

Indrani Mukhopadhyay, Rohit Aggarwal, Deepti Mutreja, Sujit Maheswari
37

Ixekizumab for patients with plaque psoriasis affected by multiple sclerosis

A case report

Enrique Herrera-Acosta, Gustavo Guillermo Garriga Martina, Jorge Alonso Suárez-Pérez, Eliseo Alejandro Martínez-García, Enrique Herrera-Ceballos
24

Bilateral Chylothorax Following Total Thyroidectomy with Neck Dissection for Papillary Thyroid Cancer

Case report

Musallam Kashoob, Saleh Bawain, Yahya Al Badaai
41

Huge Hydatid Cyst of the Right Ventricular Outflow Tract

Behnam Shakerian, Mohammad Hosein Mandegar
25

Serendipitous Discovery of a Benign Obturator Nerve Schwannoma

A Case Report with a Brief Clinical Review

Suhani Sumalatha, Nikhila Appala, Ashwija Shetty, Deepak Nayak, Sushma Prabhath, Nandini Prashanth Bhat
35

Varied Clinical Presentation and Management of Pediatric Vallecular Cyst

Jyoti Singh, Neha Jain, Mamta Jajoo, Suparna Roy, Ekta Narang, Nidhi Mahajan
26

Carbamazepine Induced Steven Johnson Syndrome/Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Overlap Treated Successfully with Oral Cyclosporin

Case report and literature review

Raqiya Al Rajaibi, Thuraiya Al Rumhi, Al Mur Al Abri
34

Transient Insulin Resistance in Propionic Acidaemias

Knowing is Half the Battle

Mohamed Atef El-Naggari, Marwa Rady, Khalid Althihli
25

Cardiac Involvement in Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (Churg-Strauss Disease)

The Role of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (CMR)

Rashid Saif Al Umairi, Khalid Al Manei, Fatma Al Lawati, Yaqoob Al Mahrouqi, Farida Al Balushi
34

Clinical and Radiological Findings in Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser Syndrome type 2

A Case Report

Samih Abed Odhaib, Miaad Jassim Mohammed, Ahmed Jaafar Hindi Al-Ali, Abbas Ali Mansour
39

Giant Intrathoracic Lipoma

Mohammad Salman Siddiqi, Adil H. Al Kindi, Malyar Al Marhoon, AbdulMageed Salem
32

Follicular Lymphoma Rich in Warthin-Finkeldey Cells

Tariq Aladily, Nadwa Bustami
20

Askin’s Tumour

Massive tumour with minimal symptoms

Aqeel Hussain, Alkesh K. Khurana, Abhishek Goyal, Deepti Joshi
34

Metronidazole Induced Neurotoxicity

A clinico-radiological diagnosis

Amlan K. Datta, Uddalak Chakraborty, Adreesh Mukherjee, Arpan Dutta, Sudeshna Malakar, Atanu Chandra
33

Contact Vitiligo Following Allergic Contact Dermatitis

Ricardo Ruiz-Villaverde, Francisco J. Navarro-Triviño
17

A Rare Case of Apophysomyces variabilis Skin and Soft Tissue Infection

Archana Bora, Laxmi Rathore, Prabhat Kiran Khatri, Vinod Kumar Maurya, Ganpat Singh Choudhary
32

Erythema Multiforme

When targets lead to diagnosis

Francesc Alamon-Reig, Natalia Castrejón, Xavier Bosch-Amate
36

Acute Gastric Dilatation Leading to Ischemic Necrosis

A rare complication following sigmoid volvulus

Balakrishnan Gurushankari, Sathasivam Sureshkumar, Amaranathan Anandhi, B. S. Rajesh, Debasis Naik, Kumar Saurabh, Vikram Kate
32

Transmesenteric internal abdominal hernia- Multi-detector row computed tomography findings

Sudipta Mohakud, Suprava Naik, Nerbadyswari Deep, Arshdeep Singh, Tushar Subhadarshan Mishra, Mithilesh Sinha
42
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