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Nagwa A. Meguid; Neveen Hassan Nashaat; Hanaa Reyad Abdallah (et al.)
Hala Abdullatif; Wafaa Elakel; Sherif Baroudy (et al.)
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has had considerable effects on health care services given the need for re-allocation of resources and interruption of medical care. COVID-19 poses a challenge to patients with liver disease who are at risk of infection and more severe disease course. The current study aimed to assess the incidence of COVID-19 in children with liver diseases and evaluate the extent to which health care delivery was affected during lockdown. This cross-sectional analytical study conducted at the Pediatric Hepatology Unit, Cairo University Children’s Hospital utilized a questionnaire to determine the incidence of COVID-19 in patients with liver diseases and the impact of COVID-19 on the patients’ liver condition and health care service delivery. A presumed score was implemented to identify patients with probable COVID-19.
Amira Sayed El Refay; Shaimaa A. Hashem; Hend H. Mostafa (et al.)
Yasmine Ibrahim Elhenawy; Khadiga Yehia Eltonbary
The COVID-19 pandemic and the consequences of lockdown significantly impacted glycemic control. This study aims to evaluate the impact of the pandemic and lockdown on glycemic control among Egyptian children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Cross-sectional study conducted through an online questionnaire. The participants were patients with type 1 diabetes and/or their caregivers
Seham Ahmed AboKresha; Elsayed Abdelkreem; Rasha Abd Elhameed Ali
Manal A. Shehata; Ahmed Adel; Ayman F. Armaneous (et al.)
Roa Gamal Alamrawy; Noha Fadl; Asmaa Khaled
Ammal M. Metwally; Walaa S. Mahmoud; Fatma A. Shaaban (et al.)
In developing countries, overweight among children becomes an alarming problem and a health concern. Obesity is a factor in disease severity of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) having the greatest impact on patients. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of overweight in some of the Egyptian governmental primary school children, its nutritional and socioeconomic determinants. Special focus was directed to identify the current dietary practices including risky nutritional habits of overweight children as a weak point leading to increasing their vulnerability to catching COVID-19 infection.
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