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Asrar Abu Bakar

Academic Qualification

  • Membership of Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health - Masters Degree (Clinical Specialist), Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
  • Bachelor of Medical Science - Bachelor Degree, University of St. Andrews
  • MBChB - Bachelor Degree, University of Manchester

Asrar Abu Bakar (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus

KULLIYYAH OF MEDICINE


asrarabubakar@iium.edu.my
4536


Expert Profile


ASRAR Abu Bakar

+44 7738 596717

asrarabubakar@gmail.com

3, Josslyn Road
Salford
M5 5LQ
UK

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Membership

Malaysian Medical Council - 72885

National Specialist Register - 

General
Medical Council (UK) registration number -
7037470

Royal College
of Paediatrics and Child Health registration number -
222697



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Qualifications

Fellow Paediatric Infectious Diseases (MOH, Imperial College London)



MRCPCH                                                                                                                 
RCPCH,
London (2015)



PGCE
(Workplace Based Medical Education)
                                                
Edgehill
University (2015)



MBChB                                                                                                                  
University
of Manchester (2009)



Bachelor of
Medical Science
                                      
                                       
University
of St. Andrews (2006)



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Employment History

August 2016
Royal Manchester Children's Hospital
ST6 Paediatric Registrar
Paediatric Intensive Care Unit

February 2016
Salford Royal NHS trust
ST5 Paediatric Registrar
Community Paediatrics

August 2015
Royal Albert Edward Infirmary
ST5 Paediatric Registrar
Acute Paediatrics and Level Two Neonates

February 2015
Royal Oldham Hospital
ST4 Paediatric Registrar

Level Three Neoates

August 2014
North Manchester General Children's Hospital
ST4 Paediatric Registrar

Acute Paediatrics and Level Two Neonates

February 2014
Royal Manchester Children's Hospital
ST3 Paediatric Registrar

Tertiary Paediatrics (nephrology & endocrinology) with oncall cover for all specialties

August 2013
Royal Oldham Hospital
ST3 Paediatric Registrar

Acute Paediatrics

February 2013
St. Mary's Hospital
ST2 Paediatric Senior Officer

Level Three Neonates

August 2012
Royal Manchester Children's Hospital
ST2 Paediatric Senior Officer

Tertiary Paediatrics (neurology & respiratory) with oncal cover with all specialties

February 2012
Royal Preston Hospital
ST1 Paediatric Senior Officer

Acute Paediatrics and Level Three Neonates

August 2011
Royal Blackburn Hospital
ST1 Paediatric Senior Officer

Acute Paediatrics

August 2010
Blackpool Victoria Hospital
Foundation Year 2

Acute Paediatrics, Obs & Gynae, General Practice

August 2009
Blackpool Victoria Hospital
Foundation Year 1

General Medicine, General Surgery, Accident & Emergency

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Clinical Audits

Appendicectomy outcomes in children

An
audit on the outcomes of appendicectomy between December 2015 to January 2016
and highlight the specificity and sensitivity of the appendicitis score in predicting
a correct diagnosis.




Oxygen prescribing in an acute paediatric unit


A
departmental audit to look into oxygen prescribing or lack of and comparing this
to local trust guidelines and safety standards.




Pre-immunisations in children undergoing kidney transplant


Audit
looking into hepatitis B and VZV vaccines in a cohort of 36 children, prior to
receiving a living related donor kidney transplant (LRDKT), between June 2012
until May 2013, in the transplant unit of Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital.




Treatment of UTI in infants under 6 months


Audit
exploring the method of treatment and administration of IV cefotaxime in
infants less than 6 months diagnosed with UTI in Royal Oldham Hospital, between
Sept 2013 to Feb 2014, according to the local trust microbiology guidelines.




National Asthma Audit 2012 (UK)

A
multinational audit looking into the initial acute management of asthma
exacerbation of children admitted to Royal Blackburn Hospital, between Nov 2011
to Feb 2012, comparing this to the national guidelines set by the British Thoracic
Society.

Management of adrenal incidenteloma
Audit
comparing the follow ups received by 122 patients identified with adrenal
incidentelomas on CT abdo scans in Blackpool Victoria Hospital, between Dec
2009 to March 2010, to the standards set by Herrera et al.
 

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Voluntary Work



- Represented Paediatric Trainees of
Pennine Acute Trust, to discuss issues on
   

  trainee development and progress.



- Lead registrar in perinatal mortality
and morbidity schedule and rotas in North


  Manchester General Hospital.



- Lead
neonatal senior officer in Blackpool Victoria Hospital in charge of


  troubleshooting common neonatal work
related problems and coordinating newborn


  checks with midwifes.


- Help organized and gave feedback on a mock OSCE practice for final year


  medical students.


- Vaccination awareness talk with the Malaysian community in Manchester.



- Paediatric Basic Life Support demonstration as part of a community
 

  event on First Aid workshop.























Area of Specialisation


  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Clinical Medicine ~ Paediatrics


Professional Membership


  • 2021 - 2022: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Medical Advisor ), Mama Net Parenting Platform


Teaching Responsibilities


GENERAL PAEDIATRICS 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017
GENERAL PAEDIATRICS I 2023/2024 2019/2020
GENERAL PAEDIATRICS II 2023/2024
PAEDIATRICS AUDIOLOGY AND SPEECH 2019/2020
PAEDIATRICS INCLUDING NEONATOLOGY 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017
THE ALIMENTARY AND HEPATOBILIARY SYSTEMS 2019/2020


Research Projects


Completed
2020 - 2022 Training on management of childhood emergency in kindergarten and its outcomes
2019 - 2021 Transferring Knowledge of Postnatal and Newborn care to LPPKN MamaCare towards improvement of mother's and baby's wellbeing
On-Going
2021 - Present Evaluating the burden of paediatric pneumococcal pneumonia in Malaysia prior to and during pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) implementation
2019 - Present Evaluation of sound therapy intervention for emotional regulation in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) children using suppression Distortion Product Otoacoustic Emission (DPOAE) and Auditory-Sensory Gating tests (Project 2)


Publications


Article

2024 Penyakit Kawasaki punca serangan jantung kepada kanak-kanak. Berita Harian, () pp.
2023 Risiko bayi dijangkiti batuk kokol. Berita Harian, Zon (4hb November 2023) pp. 31
2022 The knowledge, attitude and practices of COVID-19: a survey among medical students in the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia Public Medical Schools. Education in Medicine Journal, 14 (1) pp. 67-79
2022 The pattern of non-COVID-19 paediatric admissions in Malaysia teaching hospitals: before and during the COVID-19 pandemic with Movement Control Order. Journal of Health and Translational Medicine (JUMMEC), (Special Issue 1) pp. 26-33
2019 The prevalence of depression among secondary school students of Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia. International Medical Journal Malaysia, 18 (Supplementary Issue 2) pp.
Conference or Workshop Item

2019 Acquired quadriparesis in a child with unusual presentation. In: 15th Asian Oceanian Congress of Child Neurology in conjunction with the 41st Malaysian Paediatric Association Annual Congress 2019 “Synergy to Challenge Boundaries in Child Neurology”,
2019 Acute Myocarditis in a young infant: a case reflection. In: 15th Asian Oceanian Congress of Child Neurology in conjunction with the 41st Malaysian Paediatric Association Annual Congress 2019 “Synergy to Challenge Boundaries in Child Neurology”,
2019 Acute myocarditis post primary vaccination in a young infant. In: MPCS Paediatric Cardiology Symposium 2019,
2019 Back to the nature: Effects of non-pharmacological modalities in mechanically ventilated neonates. In: 5th Medical Research Symposium 2019,
2019 Between science & rejectionism : the vaccine dilemma. In: Medical Research Symposium 2019,
2019 CLIPPERS the brain biter: An adolescent’s experience of a rare CNS disorder. In: 15th Asian Oceanian Congress of Child Neurology in conjunction with the 41st Malaysian Paediatric Association Annual Congress 2019 “Synergy to Challenge Boundaries in Child Neurology”,
2019 Fever or temperature instability is a warning sign in neonates: A case of complicated meningitis.. In: 3rd KL International Neonatology Conference (KLINC) in Conjunction with World Prematurity Day 2019,
2019 Increasing neonatal healthcare productivity using clinical reasoning coaching tools. In: 5th Medical Research Symposium 2019,
2019 Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN): What can we do in low resource setting?. In: 3rd Kuala Lumpur International Neonatology Conference 2019 (KLINC) in Conjunction with World Prematurity Day 2019,
2019 Step up in the Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP). Updates from NRP 7th edition. In: 3rd KL International Neonatology Conference (KLINC) in Conjunction with World Prematurity Day 2019,
2019 The prevalence of depression among secondary school students of Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia.. In: 5th Medical Research Symposium 2019,
2019 The spine crasher: a challenging diagnosis. In: 5th Medical Research Symposium,