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Leen Abushams
University of Jordan
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This paper comes after 10 years of the previous “Pharmacy in Jordan” review that was published in American Journal of Health System Pharmacy in 2005. The aim of this new article is to highlight the most important achievements that have been made in different sectors of Pharmacy in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. This leap involved pharmaceutical industry, education, clinical pharmacy practice, technology and pharmacy others. Technology is now used on a wider scale in governmental health sectors...
#2Leen Abushams (UJ: University of Jordan)H-Index: 1
Last.Marie Claire Van Hout (University of Liverpool)H-Index: 16
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The Occupied Territories of Palestine (OtP) consists of the non-contiguous West Bank including East Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip. Political and economic tensions and its dense populations compound the impact of drug abuse and addiction in the home. A qualitative study using four focus groups (n = 42) was conducted in West Bank and Gaza Strip explored the experiences of professionals working with Palestinian families and children affected by substance use and addiction in the home. Data were ana...
#1Marie Claire Van Hout (LJMU: Liverpool John Moores University)H-Index: 16
Last.Mayyada Wazaify (UJ: University of Jordan)H-Index: 15
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The Occupied Territories of Palestine (OtP) consists of the non-contiguous West Bank including East Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip. Its dense population with political and economic tensions is affected by a rise in drug trafficking, abuse and addiction. A scoping review mapped what is known about Palestinian children’s experiences of drug abuse in the home. Following application of exclusion measures, six records remained. Charting and analysis resulted in three themes: the consequences of being ...
#1Mayyada Wazaify (UJ: University of Jordan)H-Index: 15
#2Leen Abushams (UJ: University of Jordan)H-Index: 1
Last.Marie Claire Van Hout (LJMU: Liverpool John Moores University)H-Index: 16
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Several prescription and nonprescription drugs are liable for abuse. However, oral hypoglycemic agents are among the most benign and low-risk drugs in terms of abuse liability. This commentary intends to raise awareness regarding the abuse of a particular type of oral hypoglycemic agent, namely sulfonylurea drugs, used to experience mental-altering effects for its euphoric “hypoglycemic rush.” Information is available on discussion fora online where people exchange their experiences. Moreover, s...
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