Saudi Medical Journal

(The TQCC of Saudi Medical Journal is 3. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-11-01 to 2023-11-01.)
Vaccine hesitancy among Saudi parents and its determinants44
Advantages and disadvantages of telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic era among physicians in Taif, Saudi Arabia39
Healthcare workers experience in dealing with Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic37
Health information on social media.36
Compassion fatigue in critical care nurses34
Impact of COVID-19 lockdown on glycemic control in children and adolescents30
Health care worker burnout during the COVID-19 pandemic30
Clinical characteristics and in-hospital mortality of COVID-19 adult patients in Saudi Arabia29
Risk factors for hospital admission among COVID-19 patients with diabetes23
The use of neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) as a marker for COVID-19 infection in Saudi Arabia23
Effects of the Coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic on routine pediatric immunization coverage rates at the main University Hospital in Saudi Arabia22
A comparative study of online learning in response to the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic versus conventional learning22
Radiation therapy in head and neck cancer22
Prevalence and reasons of increased type 2 diabetes in Gulf Cooperation Council Countries22
Sleep quality and insomnia during the COVID-19 lockdown among the Saudi public20
Electronic medical records and health care promotion in Saudi Arabia19
Prevalence of primary dysmenorrhea and its effect on the quality of life amongst female medical students at King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia19
Effects of chronic pain on sleep quality and depression18
Diabetes mellitus as a comorbidity in COVID-19 infection in the United Arab Emirates16
Post-vaccination survey for monitoring the side effects associated with COVID-19 vaccines among healthcare professionals of Jazan province, Saudi Arabia16
Prevalence and characteristics of autistic children attending autism centres in 2 major cities in Saudi Arabia15
Remotely monitored inactivity due to COVID-19 lockdowns15
The prevalence of internet gaming disorder among medical students at King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia14
Mapping COVID-19 related research from Saudi Arabia, a scoping review14
Does spending more time on electronic screen devices determine the weight outcomes in obese and normal weight Saudi Arabian children?13
The Jeddah tool13
Prevalence of chronic pain and high-impact chronic pain in Saudi Arabia13
Diagnosis and management of childhood sleep-disordered breathing12
Clinical characteristics and outcomes of children with COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia12
Heat related illnesses12
Vascular cell adhesion molecule-1 in rheumatoid arthritis patients11
BRCA2 gene mutation and prostate cancer risk11
Artificial intelligence in radiology11
The impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on the development of obsessive-compulsive symptoms in Saudi Arabia11
Synergistic efficacies of thymoquinone and standard antibiotics against multi-drug resistant isolates11
Ischemic stroke after AstraZeneca (Covid-19) vaccination11
Impacts and effects of COVID-19 infection in pregnancy11
Stress and psychological resilience among general surgery residents during COVID-19 pandemic10
Comorbidities and severity of coronavirus disease 2019 patients10
Estimation of vitamin D deficiency prevalence among Saudi children in Armed Forces Hospital and Riyadh Care Hospital in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its relation to type 1 diabetes mellitus10
Frequency and factors associated with inadequate self-care behaviors in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in Najran, Saudi Arabia10
General population knowledge about osteoarthritis and its related risk factors in Jeddah Saudi Arabia10
Prevalence and determinants of burnout syndrome and depression among medical students at Qassim University, Saudi Arabia10
Epidemiology of burn-related infections in the largest burn unit in Saudi Arabia10
Caffeine modulates pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic profiles of pioglitazone in diabetic rats10
Illness anxiety disorder and perception of disease and distress among medical students in western Saudi Arabia9
Role of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic in the upgrading of personal hygiene. A cross-sectional study in Saudi Arabia9
Prevalence of anosmia among COVID-19 patients in Taif City, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia9
Pentraxin 3 might be better prognostic serum marker than IL-6, IL-10, and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein for major adverse cardiovascular events in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarctio9
Burnout and imposter syndrome among Saudi young adults9
Side-effects of COVID-19 vaccines among the Saudi population9
Evaluation of early biomarkers of renal dysfunction in diabetic patients9
COVID-19 in pregnant women8
Clinical characteristics and in-hospital outcome of medical staff infected with COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia8
Prevalence of migraine among the general population, and its effect on the quality of life in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia8
Effect of seminal redox status on lipid peroxidation, apoptosis and DNA fragmentation in spermatozoa of infertile Saudi males8
Assessment of knowledge, attitudes and practices of Saudi adults about calorie labeling in central Saudi Arabia8
Phenotypic and genotypic detection of carbapenemase production among gram negative bacteria isolated from hospital acquired infections8
Incidence of newborn screening disorders among 56632 infants in Central Saudi Arabia8
Subclinical atherosclerosis in rheumatoid arthritis patients of the Gulf Cooperated Council8
Role of fine-needle aspiration cytology in evaluating thyroid nodules8
Social media use for public health promotion in the Gulf Cooperation Council7
Association of health literacy and self-management practices and psychological factor among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in Saudi Arabia7
Translation, cultural adaptation, and evaluation of the psychometric properties of an Arabic diabetes distress scale7
Saudi Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine guidance on pregnancy and coronavirus disease 20197
Chryseobacterium/Elizabethkingia species infections in Saudi Arabia7
Spinal direct current stimulation with locomotor training in chronic spinal cord injury7
Nitric oxide, asymmetric dimethylarginine, symmetric dimethylarginine and L-arginine levels in psychotic exacerbation of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder manic episode7
The correlation between fear of falling and upper extremity muscle strength7
Prevalence and risk factors of gestational diabetes mellitus among pregnant patients visiting National Guard primary health care centers in Saudi Arabia7
Association between nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and Helicobacter pylori infection in Dali City, China7
COVID-19 in children ranging from asymptomatic to a multi-system inflammatory disease7
Asthma control and its association with knowledge of caregivers among children with asthma7
Prevalence of COVID-19 antibodies among operating room and critical care staff at a tertiary teaching hospital7
Effects of health literacy on type 2 diabetic patients’ glycemic control, self-management, and quality of life7
Diagnostic performance of waist-to-height ratio in identifying cardiovascular risk factors and metabolic syndrome among adult Saudis7
Diabetic foot and peripheral arterial disease7
The effect of COVID-19 vaccine on ovarian reserve7
Prevalence and characteristics of body dysmorphic disorder in Arab dermatology patients7
Complications of esophageal strictures dilatation in children6
A matched case-control study to assess the carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae infections among hospitalized children at King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia6
Effects of androgens and estrogens on sirtuin 1 gene expression in human aortic endothelial cells6
Physical inactivity and its predictors among adolescents in Saudi Arabia6
Clinical and epidemiological characteristics of COVID-19 mortality in Saudi Arabia6
Quality of life assessment among patients suffering from different dermatological diseases6
Immunohistochemistry of mammary Paget’s disease6
The epidemiology and incidence of dengue in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, during 2017-20196
Peptic ulcer associated with COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia6
Efficacy of gluten- and casein-free diets on autism spectrum disorders in children6
Prevalence and outcome of isoniazid-monoresistant tuberculosis at a university hospital in Saudi Arabia6
Combining bioinformatics and biological detection to identify novel biomarkers for diagnosis and prognosis of pulmonary tuberculosis6
Serum neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin concentrations are significantly associated with the severity of COVID-19 in pregnant patients6
Prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea in female patients with fibromyalgia6
Knowledge and attitude toward do-not-resuscitate among patients and their relatives visiting outpatient clinics at King Abdulaziz University Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia6
Recurrence rate of scabies in patients 14 years or older in Saudi Arabia6
Management of adult laryngeal hemangioma with CO2 laser6
Serostatus of IgG antibody against mumps virus in adult population of Al Madinah Al Munawarah, Saudi Arabia5
Occupational and environmental exposures, the association with chronic sinusitis5
Does the poor sleep quality affect the physical activity level, postural stability, and isometric muscle strength in Saudi adolescents?5
Prevalence of complementary and alternative medicine use in brain tumor patients at King Abdulaziz University Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia5
Prevalence of cerebral venous thrombosis with the use of oral contraceptive pills during the Holy month of Ramadan5
Screening for body dysmorphic disorder among patients pursuing cosmetic surgeries in Saudi Arabia5
Colorectal cancer patients in western Saudi Arabia5
Assessment of obsessive-compulsive disorder comorbidity and obsessive-compulsive symptom dimensions in patients with schizophrenia5
The diagnostic power of circulating micro ribonucleic acid 34a in combination with cancer antigen 15-3 as a potential biomarker of breast cancer5
The trends and patterns of congenital heart diseases at Madinah Cardiac Center, Madinah, Saudi Arabia5
Variables associated with subclinical atherosclerosis among rheumatoid arthritis patients of Gulf Cooperative Council countries5
Celecoxib as an adjuvant to chemotherapy for patients with metastatic colorectal cancer5
Renal histopathology spectrum in children with kidney diseases in Saudi Arabia, 1998-20175
Vitamin B12 deficiency in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus using metformin and the associated factors in Saudi Arabia5
Platelet-rich plasma can release nutrient factors to promote facial nerve crush injury recovery in rats5
Effect of preoperative gabapentin after transurethral prostate resection under general anesthesia5
Evaluation of COVID-19 myths in Saudi Arabia5
Age and gender differences in the prevalence of chronic diseases and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease risk scores in adults in Riyadh city, Saudi Arabia5
Outcomes of COVID-19 in the Eastern Mediterranean Region in the first 4 months of the pandemic5
Incidence, types and outcomes of sternal wound infections after cardiac surgery in Saudi Arabia5
The use of progesterone during pregnancy to prevent preterm birth5
Awareness of head and neck cancers in Saudi Arabia5
Efficacy of interspace between the popliteal artery and the capsule of the posterior knee (iPACK) block versus periarticular local infiltration analgesia after unilateral total knee arthroplasty4
Long-stay patients in pediatric intensive care units4
Recurrence rates and long-term survival factors in young women with breast cancer4
Causes, timing, and modes of death in a tertiary pediatric intensive care unit4
Taxation and tobacco plain packaging effect on Saudi smokers quitting intentions in Riyadh city, Saudi Arabia4
Assessment of the quality of anticoagulation management with warfarin in a tertiary care center4
Clinical significance of Saussurea Costus in thyroid treatment4
Psychosocial predictors of quality of life among chronic hemodialysis patients4
Child neglect in Saudi Arabia4
Evaluation of irisin, retinol-binding protein 4, and leptin serum levels as biomarkers of macrovascular complications involvement in Saudi type 2 diabetes mellitus. A case-control study4
Parental neglect of feeding in obese individuals4
Epilepsy trigger factors in Saudi Arabia4
Nutritional status and its determinants in the Eastern Mediterranean region. A review4
Impact of diabetes mellitus and co-morbidities on mortality in patients with COVID-194
Does lymph node ratio (metastasis/total lymph node count) affect survival and prognosis in gastric cancer?4
Early neonatal sepsis and meningitis caused by Elizabethkingia meningoseptica in Saudi Arabia4
Prevalence and determinants of distress among oncology patients at a tertiary care medical city in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia4
Sociodemographic, clinical characteristics, and service utilization of young children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder at a research center in Saudi Arabia4
Utilizing diabetes registry for exploring sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of type II diabetic patients in Saudi Arabia4
Glutathione and oxidized nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+) redox status in plasma and placental tissue of Saudi patients with intrauterine growth restriction4
Fructose-1,6-bisphosphatase deficiency with confirmed molecular diagnosis4
Prediction of retinopathy of prematurity using the screening algorithm WINROP in a Saudi cohort of preterm infants4
Assessment of disaster preparedness at general hospitals in Al-Madinah Al-Munawarah Province, Western Region of Saudi Arabia4
Reliability of the Arabic Glasgow children’s benefit inventory4
Endocrinopathies complicating transfusion-dependent hemoglobinopathy4
Prevalence of toxoplasmosis, rubella, cytomegalovirus, and herpes (TORCH) infections among women attending the antenatal care clinic, maternity hospital in Abha, Southwestern Saudi Arabia4
The impact of an Education-Based Intervention Program (EBIP) on dyspnea and chronic self-care management among chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients4
Efficacy of breast cancer screening program in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia4
The management of prehypertension in young adults4
Assessment of dermatologists’ perception of utilizing teledermatology during COVID-19 pandemic in Saudi Arabia4
Blood culture contamination in a tertiary care hospital of Saudi Arabia4
Exploring the predictors of depression among Saudi adolescents4
Surgical site infections in a tertiary hospital over 10 years4
Insulinoma in tuberous sclerosis4
Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy in children4
A preliminary study of cytokine gene polymorphism effects on Saudi patients with colorectal cancer3
Screening for Fabry disease among 619 hemodialysis patients in Saudi Arabia3
Incidence of delirium in the critical care unit and risk factors in the Central Region, Saudi Arabia3
The effect of low flow anesthesia on hemodynamic and peripheral oxygenation parameters in obesity surgery3
Natural immunity to influenza A and B among Saudi blood donors in Al Madinah Al Munawarah, Saudi Arabia3
Acute cardiac injury is associated with adverse outcomes, including mortality in COVID-19 patients3
Testicular adrenal rest tumors in children with congenital adrenal hyperplasia3
Challenges in diabetic foot treatment during pandemic of COVID-193
Assessment of International Frontal Sinus Anatomy Classification among senior residents through inter- and intra-rater reliability3
Impact on the survival of neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio, platelet-lymphocyte ratio, and monocyte-lymphocyte ratio on prognosis in children with Hodgkin lymphoma3
Surgical and oncological outcome after laparoscopic versus open nephroureterectomy for non-metastatic, upper-tract urothelial carcinoma3
Clinical and ultrasonographic features in cancer risk stratification of indeterminate thyroid nodules3
Managing patients’ pain in the intensive care units3
The battle against Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia3
Ramadan fasting among advanced chronic kidney disease patients3
Leeds sleep evaluation questionnaire in Jordanian university students3
Clinical profiles and outcomes of acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in young adults in a tertiary care center in Saudi Arabia3
Safety and cost-effectiveness of outpatient thyroidectomy3
Prevalence of transfusion-transmitted infections in Saudi Arabia blood donors3
A retrospective study of the incidence and predisposing factors of third- and fourth-degree perineal tears3
Comparing the use of Arabic decision aid to usual care3
The effect of sevoflurane, desflurane and propofol on respiratory mechanics and integrated pulmonary index scores in laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy3
Epidemiological characteristics of cervical cancer in a tertiary care hospital, western Saudi Arabia3
The effect of virtual reality on anxiety, stress, and hemodynamic parameters during cesarean section3
Analysis of drug resistance of extended-spectrum beta-lactamases-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae in children with urinary tract infection3
Reliability and validity study of the translated Arabic version of Moorehead-Ardelt Quality of Life Questionnaire II3
The trends of cancer patients’ perceptions on the causes and risk factors of cancer over time3
Bacteria profiles and risk factors for proven early-onset sepsis in preterm neonates3
Quality of life in vitiligo patients in central Saudi Arabia3
The prevalence of cardiovascular disease in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus in Saudi Arabia - CAPTURE study3
Assessing the cognitive status of older adults attending primary healthcare centers in Saudi Arabia using the Mini-Mental State Examination3
Saudi experts’ recommendation for RSV prophylaxis in the era of COVID-193
Factors associated with mortality and morbidity among pediatrics with burn injuries in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia3
The association between plasma homocysteine level and metabolic syndrome3
Pectoral nerve block as the sole anesthetic technique for a modified radical mastectomy in a comorbid patient3
Time of appearance of ossification centers in carpal bones3
Barriers to routine checkups use among Saudis from the perspective of primary care providers3
Are women diagnosed with early pregnancy loss at risk for anxiety, depression, and perinatal grief?3
Normative data of olfactory abilities using cultural adaption Sniffin’ sticks smell test in different age groups3
HspX-mediated survival pathways of pathogenic mycobacteria3
Oncology research in Saudi Arabia over a 10-year period3
Knowledge of diabetic foot care management among medical students at King Abdulaziz University Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia3
Economic perspective of evaluating fertility treatment in obese and overweight infertile women3
Nicotine and cotinine quantification after a 4-week inhalation of electronic cigarette vapors in male and female mice using UPLC-MS/MS3
Complete blood cells count abnormalities in COVID-19 patients and their prognostic significance3
Clinical profile and management of revision cochlear implant surgeries3
Sociodemographic and clinical predictors of refractory type 2 diabetes patients3
Magnet and receiver-stimulator displacement after cochlear implantation3
The effect of laryngoscope types on hemodynamic response and optic nerve sheath diameter3
A descriptive online survey about the knowledge of palliative care residents of Saudi Arabia has compared to the general worldwide population3
Temporomandibular joint involvement in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis3
Antidiabetic and antioxidant potential of Gardenia latifolia in type-2 diabetic rats fed with high-fat diet plus low-dose streptozotocin3
Micro-RNA-21 rs1292037 A>G polymorphism can predict hepatocellular carcinoma prognosis (HCC), and plays a key role in cell proliferation and ischemia-reperfusion injury (IRI) in HCC cell model of I3
Efficacy comparison of oseltamivir alone and oseltamivir-antibiotic combination for early resolution of symptoms of severe influenza-A and influenza-B hospitalized patients3
Woodhouse-Sakati syndrome (WSS)3
Prevalence of retinopathy and associated risk factors among high- and low-risk patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus3
Computed tomography evaluation of renal artery morphometry in adults3
Frequency of the frontal sinus aplasia among Saudi Arabian population. A single-center retrospective case review3
Quality of home healthcare among Arab countries3
Efficacy of manual therapy on psychological status and pain in patients with neck pain3