Official Journal of the College of Pharmacy, University of Mosul
Clinical Pharmacy
COVID-19 and Hand Hygiene: Has the Pandemic Heightened Mothers’ Awareness in Quetta City, Pakistan?

Sameera Mohammad; Qaiser Iqbal; Harith Al-Qazaz; Sajjad Haider; Sadeel Shanshal; Fahad Saleem

Volume 20, Issue 2 , December 2023, , Page 90-98

  Background: Supported by evidence-based literature, hand hygiene (HH) is one of the cost-effective and simple preventive measures against COVID-19. The phenomenon is least reported in the developing world. Methods: We therefore were interested in assessing whether the COVID-19 had influenced knowledge ...  Read More ...

Clinical Pharmacy
Bacterial Profile and Antibiotic Susceptibility Pattern of Uropathogens Causing Urinary Tract Infections in Quetta City, Pakistan

Palwasha Khan Kakar; Fahad Saleem; Qaiser Iqbal; Sajjad Haider; Harith Al-Qazaz; Sadeel Shanshal

Volume 20, Issue 2 , December 2023, , Page 126-132

  Background: Irrational use of antibiotics and antibiotic resistance against uropathogens is a global catastrophe. Consequently, it is necessary to identify the antibiotic susceptibility pattern of uropathogens while managing Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs). Also, recognizing the susceptibility pattern ...  Read More ...

Clinical Pharmacy
Cognitive Function Among Rural People in Nineveh: A Cross-Sectional Survey

Harith Al-Qazaz; Sadeel Shanshal; Islam Qasim; Fahad Saleem

Volume 20, Issue 1 , June 2023, , Page 48-52

  Background: Early identification of cognitive weakening in previously undetected cases could help deal by starting programs for rehabilitation. Aim: The aim of this survey was to evaluate the prevalence and degree of cognitive impairment among adults of rural area in Nineveh, Iraq. Method: A cross-sectional ...  Read More ...

Depression and Anxiety among Diabetic Patients and Associated Factors

Israa M. Salih; Harith Kh. Al-Qazaz

Volume 19, Issue 2 , December 2022, , Page 1-17

  Introduction: Anxiety and depression considered as the risk factors for diabetes, as well as they are two of its complications. This study was conducted to explain the prevalence of depression and anxiety among T2DM and its associated factors. Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted at the Al-Wafaa ...  Read More ...

Sleep Quality in Diabetic Patients

Israa M. Salih; Harith K. Al-Qazaz

Volume 19, Issue 1 , July 2022, , Page 90-97

  Background: Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a metabolic condition characterized by a persistent rise in blood glucose and a disturbance in the body metabolic state. Sleep is essential for survival and the proper functioning of the body. In diabetes, appropriate sleep is important for handling insulin levels, ...  Read More ...

Health-related quality of life among patients with osteoarthritis: A review of literature

Zahraa S. Thabit; Harith K. Al-Qazaz

Volume 19, Issue 1 , July 2022, , Page 112-124

  Background and objective: Osteoarthritis (OA) is a more common disease that effects the joints in the world and it is more prevalent with increasing age, and is most common in old people. Quality of life (QoL) is defined as a set of values and culture that is aligned with an individual's aim and in accordance ...  Read More ...

Coumarin-based products: Their biodiversity and pharmacology

Reem N. Ismael; Yasser F. Mustafa; Harith K. Al-Qazaz

Volume 18, Issue 2 , December 2021, , Page 162-179

  Background: The plant kingdom generates and releases a wide range of secondary-metabolites, which have several effects on biological, toxicological, and ecological systems that may act in a similar manner to chemically synthesized compounds. One of these secondary-metabolites are coumarins, which are ...  Read More ...