Nor Fadhlina Zakaria
Universiti Putra Malaysia
CalciphylaxisHemodialysisHealth literacyMedicineEnvironmental health
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Publications 9
#1Jun Hao Lim (UPM: Universiti Putra Malaysia)H-Index: 1
#2Cordelia Kheng May Lim (UPM: Universiti Putra Malaysia)
Last. Zulfitri ‘Azuan Mat Daud (UPM: Universiti Putra Malaysia)H-Index: 2
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BACKGROUND With the unprecedented growth of mobile technology, a plethora of dialysis diet apps have been developed to promote patient dietary self-management. Nevertheless, the utility of such apps remains questionable. OBJECTIVE This study aimed to evaluate the content, features, and quality of commercial dialysis diet apps for adult dialysis patients. METHODS This study consisted of a quantitative content analysis of commercial dialysis diet apps downloaded from Google Play and the Apple App ...
A rapid and reliable tool appropriate to quantifying macronutrient and micronutrient intakes in diets consumed by Malaysian hemodialysis (HD) patients is lacking. We aimed to develop and validate a novel HD-food frequency questionnaire (HD-FFQ) to assess habitual nutritional intakes of HD patients with diverse ethnic backgrounds. This study was conducted in three phases. In Phase I, a HD-FFQ comprising 118 food items was developed using 3-day diet recalls (3DDR) from 388 HD patients. Phase II wa...
#1Nurul Iman Hafizah Adanan (UPM: Universiti Putra Malaysia)H-Index: 1
#2Mohamad Syafiq Md Ali (UPM: Universiti Putra Malaysia)H-Index: 1
Last. Zulfitri ‘Azuan Mat Daud (UPM: Universiti Putra Malaysia)H-Index: 2
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Objective Studies investigating the health effects of prolonged intermittent fasting during Ramadan among Muslim patients on hemodialysis (HD) are limited and reported heterogeneous findings. This study aimed to evaluate the effects of intermittent fasting during Ramadan on nutritional and functional status of patients on maintenance HD. Design and Methods This was a 12-week, multicenter, prospective observational study. The study setting included three HD centers. Adult Muslim patients, who wer...
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#1Thiam Seong Christopher Lim (UPM: Universiti Putra Malaysia)H-Index: 1
Last. Anim Md. Shah (UPM: Universiti Putra Malaysia)
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Calciphylaxis on the background of immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) has never been described. The pathogenesis of calciphylaxis is complex and not fully understood as yet. ITP has a complex pathogenesis that leads to bleeding or thrombotic events. Although ITP is treatable and reversible, calciphylaxis on the other hand, responds poorly to treatment and carries high mortality and morbidity. We present a case of a 56-year-old lady with end-stage renal disease with ITP, who complained of 1-mo...