The internationally-accredited HHCS currently cares for over 1,600 patients across Qatar.
Antonia Limpiada, Assistant Executive Director of Nursing with the HHCS, said the wound management initiative has reduced patients' daily visits to outpatient clinics, adding that the services provide care to both pediatric and adult patients with complex wounds.
Phlebotomies, the main treatment for iron overload in nonanemic patients, are a well-tolerated and effective way to treat HH, but they can lead to anemia in class 1 ferroportin disease (17) and are contraindicated in HHCS.
9] Nonstandard abbreviations: HH, hereditary hemochromatosis; JH, juvenile hemochromatosis; HF, hereditary hyperferritinemia; HHCS, hereditary hyperferritinemia cataract syndrome; UTR, untranslated region; SCAIP, single-condition amplification with internal primer; TS, transferrin saturation; SCA, single-condition amplification.
HHCS, which is based in Hamad Bin Khalifa Medical City, has satellite locations in Al Khor and Al Wakra, helping to serve the public in both communities and the surrounding areas.
HHCS is made up of a multidisciplinary team, with skilled nursing professionals supported by specially trained physicians and allied health professionals providing care.
provides care for children, adult and older adult residents who are temporarily or permanently housebound.
Normal or slightly increased TS in combination with increased serum ferritin concentrations suggest HHCS
, aceruloplasminemia, or ferroportin disease (53).
To evaluate the scanning efficiency of the method, we analyzed DNA samples from eight HHCS
subjects carrying mutations that had already been characterized (Table 1).
Hamad Medical Corporation's (HMC) Home Healthcare Services (HHCS
) has conducted a Home Care Day exhibition under the theme "Your health is our primary concern" to highlight the importance of home healthcare in the community and celebrate the work of the multidisciplinary teams comprising the HHCS