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List of Non-Funded Research

S.no. Research Title Principal Investigator Location/ Institute of PI Population Study Area Study Design Date View Summery
1 Prevalence of Blood Borne Viruses (HBV, HCV and HIV) among Injecting Drug Users in Al Masarra Hospital, retrospective study from Oman Azza Mohammed Al Mamari (Sr. laboratory Technologist) Muscat / Al Masarra Hospital Muscat Non - Clinical Qualitative January 28, 2022 View Summary 
2 Keratoconus disease in Omani population: Retrospective, Multicentric study. Talal Ghalib Khalifa Al-busaidi (Senior medical officer ) Khoula Hospital / AL_NAHDAH Hospital Muscat Non - Clinical Qualitative September 2, 2022 View Summary 
3 Exploring the Characteristics and Profiles of Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis Patients Initiated on Ofatumumab or Ocrelizumab in a Real-World Setting in the Gulf Region Dr. Jaber Khabouri (Consultant Neurologist) Khoula Hospital / Khoula Hospital Muscat Mixed/Multiple Decision June 26, 2022 View Summary 
4 Non-communicable diseases among clinical nurses in Oman: Prevalence, risk factors and work performance Manal Ibrahim Al-Rahbi (Head Section Quality Management and Patient Safety) The Royal Hospital / The Ministry of health Muscat Mixed/Multiple Decision January 11, 2022 View Summary 
5 Role transition from education to practice and its impact on job career future of Omani nurses Alaa AlBashayreh (Lecturer - Sultan Qaboos University) MoH Headquarters / Sultan Qaboos University Multi-regional Mixed/Multiple Decision June 16, 2016 View Summary 
6 Knowledge and Attitudes to Delirium among Doctors Working in Royal Hospital and the Factors Associated with Poor Knowledge and Attitude to delirium Marwa Ahmed Al-Balushi (specialist psychiatrist) The Royal Hospital / Royal Hospital Muscat Non - Clinical Qualitative August 8, 2021 View Summary 
7 The Program for Evaluation and Assessment of Cardiac Events Registry in the Middle East and North Africa Region (PEACE MENA Registry) Kadhim Sulaiman (Dr) The Royal Hospital / National Heart Center International Cohort December 25, 2017 View Summary 
8 Outcome of Ultrathin-strut Biodegradable Polymer-coated Sirolimus-eluting Stents in coronary artery disease patients in a tertiary hospital in Oman Dr. Prashanth Panduranga (Consultant) The Royal Hospital / National Heart Center Muscat Cohort July 31, 2018 View Summary 
9 Spontaneous coronary artery dissection: clinical outcome and risk of recurrence, multicenter study from the Gulf region. Prashanth Panduranga (Consultant) The Royal Hospital / National Heart Center Muscat Mixed/Multiple Decision October 4, 2021 View Summary 
10 Telephone-Based Telepsychiatry Consultation: A Qualitative Exploration of Psychiatrists’ Experiences in Oman Tamadhir Al-Mahrouqi (Medical Officer ) Muscat / Al Masarra Hospital Muscat Qualitative November 1, 2022 View Summary 
11 Hypothyroidism in pregnancy and its maternal and neonatal adverse outcomes Dr Rahma Mohamed Al Kindi (Consultant ) MoH Headquarters / Sultan Qaboos University Hospital National Cohort August 1, 2021 View Summary 
12 A targeted population carrier screening program for severe and frequent genetic diseases in Oman from local center experience Nadial Al Hasmi (Senior consultant) The Royal Hospital / Royal Hospital National Non - Clinical Qualitative October 12, 2020 View Summary 
13 Prevalence, Predictors and Coping Strategies on Stress and Anxiety Among Nurses Working in Emergency Room at Nizwa, Ibra and Ibri Hospitals MOHAMMED AL-HASHEMI (Staff Nurse, Nizwa Hospital (staff no. 67430)) Al-Dhakiliyah / Nizwa Hospital Multi-regional Mixed/Multiple Decision December 25, 2022 View Summary 
14 The prevalence of and strategies to manage workplace violence among emergency department nurses in four governmental hospitals in Oman: A cross-sectional study Saleema Almaskari (Staff Nurse ) North Sharqiyah / Ibra Hospital Multi-regional Non - Clinical Qualitative July 26, 2018 View Summary 
15 “A Comparative Analysis of Online Teaching Experiences of Nursing Faculty under the COVID Pandemic” Dr. Gina Molina Lim (Senior Science Teacher ) North Batinah / Oman College of Health Sciences North Batinah Branch National Non - Clinical Qualitative August 13, 2020 View Summary 
16 “Anxiety Responses, Somatic Complaints and Coping Strategies of Nurses in Oman During the COVID Pandemic” Dr. Gina Molina Lim (Senior Science Teacher “A”) North Batinah / Oman College of Health Sciences, North Batinah Branch North Batinah Non - Clinical Qualitative September 16, 2020 View Summary 
17 The correlation of cerebral oximetry based interventions to the standard anaesthetic protocol in the Omani population for the cardiac surgery: a prospective study. Dr Rajinder Singh Rawat (Consultant Cardiac Anaesthesia) Dhofar / Salalah Heart Center Dhofar Clinical Trial October 2, 2022 View Summary 
18 Comparison between screen detected breast cancer and symptomatic diagnosed cancer Masoud AlSaifi (Resident) The Royal Hospital / Royal hospital Muscat Cohort January 11, 2023 View Summary 
19 Smoking Counselling Practices and Barriers to Initiate Smoking Cessation Counselling Among General Practices and Family Physicians in Muscat Governorate: A Cross Sectional Study Amani Alzeidi (dr) Muscat / Oman Medical specialty board Muscat Non - Clinical Qualitative September 7, 2021 View Summary 
20 Factors Associated with Delay in Presentation to the Emergency Department in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome in Oman’ Dr. Fawwaz Al- Aloul (Associate Professor and Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies) National / Sultan Qaboos University Muscat Non - Clinical Qualitative April 23, 2022 View Summary