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06
OCT
2015

CON Represented in US Conferences

Last March, the College of Nursing in Riyadh participated in the thirty-third meeting of the Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS) in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Representing CON was Dr. Hanem Mohamed ElMawla, Assistant Professor in Medical-Surgical Nursing, Nursing Department, who presented a paper entitled: “Women’s Treatment-Seeking Behavior for Acute Myocardial Infarction: Antecedence and Consequences”.
She discussed how Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) is one of the most common diseases among women in Egypt. The objective of her study was to examine the effect of knowledge of acute myocardial infarction risk factors and to assess the relationship between women’s treatment-seeking behavior and physiological and physiological outcomes.

Furthermore, Dr. Hala Abdelmonem Saied, an Assistant Professor in Pediatric Nursing participated in a conference held in the Pacific Institute of Nursing, Hawaii and presented a study entitled: “Neonatal Outcome of Post-term Pregnancies in Egypt.” The object of her paper was to evaluate the risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes among post-term births and had recruited 50 pregnant women for the study. The findings of the study revealed several things among those that post term pregnancies are associated with higher rates of caesarian sections and respiratory distress.