Zainab Al Lawati
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Credentials
MD, MEd, FRCPC, FAAPMR

Assistant Professor
Rehabilitation Medicine Spasticity Program Director
Biography

Research Summary

Research Interests:

  • Cultural competency in medical education
  • Brain injury/concussion
  • Spina bifida

Publications:

Referred Chapters in Books:

 “A model for change to evidence-based practice: feasibility of evidence-based protocols: Is Oman ready?”  College of Medicine and Health Sciences, SQU. The data from this research has been used in one of the topics in the book “Manual of pediatric otolaryngology.” 2012

Abstract publications:

“Rehabilitation Post Lance Adams Syndrome: case report” Zainab Al Lawati, Dr. Amra Saric: abstract published in American Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine. 2019

“Factors That Mitigate A Useful Reflection In Identifying CanMed Competencies Among PM&R Residents: Qualitative Study”. Zainab Al Lawati, Dr. Gregory MacKinnon, PhD: abstract published in American Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine. 2019

“Stroke Secondary to Giant Cell Aortitis:  Case Report”. Zainab Al Lawati, Dr. Amra Saric: abstract published in American Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine. 2018

Referred Journal Articles:

 Lawati. Z. A., Tyroch, A., Rios-Tovar, A, (2022) Physiatrist’s Approach to Concussion. Volume 46 Number 1- 2022https://www.epcms.com/tmaimis/ElPaso/ElPasoPhys45.2.pdf

“Narrative Review: Dysphagia in Patients With Spasticity" by Uy, Madeleine; Al-Lawati, Zainab; Fairfull, Aubree; Mamun, Noushad. PM&R: The journal of injury, function and rehabilitation.

Novice and Expert Observer Accuracy of the Threshold Wheelchair Skill: A Pilot Eye-tracking Study

Lawati. Z. A., Tyroch, A., Aidinian. G, (2022) Physiatrists Approach to Pain Management Post Amputation. Volume 45 Number 1- 2022 https://www.epcms.com/tmaimis/ElPaso/ElPasoPhys45.1.pdf

Lawati. Z. A., Tyroch, A. (2021) The impact of early physiatry involvement in acute trauma care. The El Paso Physician. Volume 44 Number 4- 2021 https://www.epcms.com/tmaimis/ElPaso/ElPasoPhys44.4.pdf

Lawati. Z. A, (2021) Can SARS-CoV-2 Potentiates Early Parkinson’s Disease? Case Report. Case Report. Int Case Rep Jour 1(4):1-4. https://oceanvisionarypublications.com/journal/international-case-reports-journal/article/can-sars-cov-2-potentiates-early-parkinsons-disease-case-report

Lawati. Z. A, (2021) Rehabilitation Approach in Spastic Hemiparetic Cerebral Palsy Superimposed with Primary Central Nervous System (CNS)Vasculitis: Case Report. Int Case Rep Jour 1(3):1-5. https://oceanvisionarypublications.com/journal/international-case-reports-journal/article/rehabilitation-approach-in-spastic-hemiparetic-cerebral-palsy-superimposed

Lawati, Z. (2021). Early Physiatry Involvement in Acute Complex Pediatric Spinal Cord Injury:

Case Report. Open Access J Surg, 13. https://doi.org/10.19080/OAJS.2021.13.555861 

Lawati, Z. A., & Smith, R. (2021). Rehabilitation approach in oropharyngeal cancer: Case report. SAGE Open Medical Case Reports, 9. https://doi.org/10.1177/2050313x211025450

Al Lawati, Z. A., Kirby, R. L., Smith, C., MacKenzie, D., Theriault, C. & Matheson, K. (2017). Getting a Manual Wheelchair Over a Threshold Using the Momentum Method: A Descriptive Study of Common Errors. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 98(10), 2097–2099. doi:10.1016/j.apmr..2017.04.023                                                                                           

Bhargava, D., Al-Lawati, Z., Al-Abri, R., & Bhargava, K. (2012). Putting Research Findings into Clinical Practice: Feasibility of Integrated Evidence Based Care Pathways in Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at Sultan Qaboos University Hospital , Oman. Sultan Qaboos University Medical Journal, 12(2), 184-189. doi:10.12816/0003111

Peer-Reviewed Publications:

Nagpal AS, Al- Lawati ZJ, et al.  Certification Qbank. American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Rosemont, IL 2021

Presentations:

2022: Rehabilitation Stand on Failed Back Surgery Syndrome: Case Report

2022: A Collaborative approach in managing Ulnar neuropathy at the wrist: case report Poster presentation at El Paso research day

2022: Rehabilitation Approach in Frontotemporal Dementia: A Case Report Poster presentation at El Paso research day

2022 South Texas ACS Annual Meeting: HOW EARLY REHABILITATION IMPROVE RECOVERY AFTER TRAUMA?

“Factors That Mitigate A Useful Reflection In Identifying CanMed Competencies Among PM&R Residents: Qualitative Study”. Zainab Al Lawati, Dr. Gregory MacKinnon, PhD: oral presentation at the Medical Education Research and Innovation Showcase (MERIS), Halifax, Canada. 2019

“Factors That Mitigate A Useful Reflection In Identifying CanMed Competencies Among PM&R Residents: Qualitative Study”. Zainab Al Lawati, Dr. Gregory MacKinnon, PhD: poster presentation at the Canadian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (CAPM&R), Ottawa, Canada. 2019

“Rehabilitation Post Lance Adams Syndrome: case report” Zainab Al Lawati, Dr. Amra Saric: poster presentation at the CAPM&R, Ottawa, Canada. 2019

“Value of intrathecal baclofen test dose in the work up of pump malfunction versus resistant spasticity in the use of intrathecal baclofen: case report”. Zainab Al Lawati, Dr. Sonja McVeigh, Dr. Christine Short: Poster presentation. 2018

“Stroke Secondary to Giant Cell Aortitis:  Case Report”. Zainab Al Lawati, Dr. Amra Saric: Poster presentation. 2018

“The threshold wheelchair skill: an eye-tracking study of observer-rating and error-detection accuracy: 6th European Seating Symposium 2018: co-author: Poster presentation. 2018

“Observer rating and error detection accuracy of the threshold wheelchair skill: An eye-tracking study”. MacKenzie, D.E., Kirby, R.L., Smith, C., Al Lawati, Z., Drysdale, C.A. & Lee, E.A': co-other: poster presentation. 2017

“Internal carotid artery dissection after a chiropractor neck manipulation: case report”.
Presented a poster at the Canadian Association of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation scientific conference in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. 2017

“Moving an manual wheel chair (MWC) over an obstacle: a descriptive study of common errors”. Won best student research at Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) and presented in Washington, USA. 2016

Fampridine can improve Walking in Persons with Multiple Sclerosis: case series. Clinical Neuroscience Research Day, Halifax NS. Podium presentation. 2014

“A model for change to evidence-based practice: feasibility of evidence-based protocols: Is Oman ready?” College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University. It was presented in the15th national conference of Otolaryngology society as an oral presentation, Oman. 2012

“Influence of body mass index in Blood Pressure: results from bivariate genetic analysis for Oman family study.” College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Oman. It was presented in the 6th international scientific conference for medical students in the GCC countries as a poster presentation, UAE. 2011

 

Clinical Summary

Clinical Interests:

  • Brain Injury
  • Spasticity management
  • Concussion and brain injury
  • Amputation
  • Neuromuscular medicine
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