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Current Issue

January-March 2018| Vol 11| Issue 1

Editorial

Secondary stroke prevention offers now more choices and is critical to reduce the burden of recurrent stroke and death

Worldwide, 17 million strokes occur per year, that is one stroke every 2 s. Nearly 6.5 million deaths occur due to stroke and 26 million survivors of stroke are alive at any time. Today, stroke is t...


State-Of-The-Art Paper

Prevention of stroke: Antihypertensives, cholesterol-lowering drugs, antithrombotics, anticoagulation, carotid surgery, and stenting

Antihypertensive drugs are very effective in secondary stroke prevention. More important than the choice of a class of antihypertensives is to achieve the systolic and diastolic blood pressure targe...


Review Article

Shoulder ultrasonography accuracy compared with magnetic resonance imaging in the detection of rotator cuff injuries

Rotator cuff injuries are common and frequently seen by orthopaedic surgeons. Accurate diagnosis of the injury is crucial for appropriate management. Imaging studies are the cornerstone of diagnosis...


Original Research Article

Complication rates of thyroidectomy by an experienced, high-volume thyroid surgeon in a private hospital in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Background: Thyroidectomy is one of the most common endocrine surgical procedures; it is performed by surgeons of various specialities including general surgeons, endocrine surgeons, ear, nos...


Original Research Article

Influence of personal characteristics on self-concept and job satisfaction of registered nurses working in cross-cultural settings in the United Arab Emirates

Background: Self-concept is vital for the nurses to understand about themselves and their patient in the health care setting. In order to meet the patient needs, it is important that the nurs...


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Hamdan Medical Journal, a publication of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences, is a peer-reviewed print + online Quarterly journal.

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