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Family Medicine - Faculty Publications

Family Medicine - Faculty Publications

 

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  • Musharrafieh, Umayya (Lebanese Kodaly Society, )
    A Snake in the ER is a book about how to be a better physician in an ever-changing world. The stories are real, giving a rare glimpse into the mind and heart of a dedicated female physician, taken from daily clinic encounters ...
  • Khater-Menassa B.; Major S. (, 2005)
    STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM: We focus on graduating students from two medical schools in Lebanon to identify the proportions who select primary care careers, to highlight factors that are considered when making a career choice, ...
  • Saab B.-R.; Usta J. (LEAWOOD11400 TOMAHAWK CREEK PARKWAY, STE 540, LEAWOOD, KS 66207 USA, 2006)
    [No abstract available]
  • Saab B.; Haddad M. (, 2005)
    [No abstract available]
  • Saab B.R.; Salem M.T.; Chaaya M.; Campbell O.M.R. (CARYJOURNALS DEPT, 2001 EVANS RD, CARY, NC 27513 USA, 2005)
    The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of psychological distress (PD) and its determinants in under-privileged women in the outskirts of Beirut, Lebanon. A cross-sectional survey of 1,869 ever-married ...
  • Ahmed S.B.; Abi Rached J.M.; Singh A.K.; Charytan D.M. (NEW YORK75 VARICK STREET, 9TH FLOOR, NEW YORK, NY 10013-1917 USA, 2006)
    [No abstract available]
  • Saab B.; Musharrafieh U. (HOBOKEN111 RIVER ST, HOBOKEN 07030-5774, NJ USA, 2005)
    There are no data on the prevalence of common diseases affecting travelers to Lebanon. Between 2001 and 2002, one among nine physicians was consulted on guests who needed medical attention in a five-star Beirut hotel. ...
  • Usta J.; Taleb R. (JARFALLARIPVAGEN 7, JARFALLA, SE-175 64, SWEDEN, 2014)
    Domestic violence (DV) is quite prevalent and negatively impacts the health and mental wellbeing of those affected. Victims of DV are frequent users of health service, yet they are infrequently recognized. Physicians tend ...
  • Maalouf G.; Bachour F.; Hlais S.; Maalouf N.M.; Yazbeck P.; Yaghi Y.; Yaghi K.; El Hage R.; Issa M. (MILANOVIA PALEOCAPA 7, 20121 MILANO, ITALY, 2013)
    Introduction: Hip fractures are a reliable indicator of osteoporosis. Despite their importance, few studies have assessed their epidemiology in Lebanon and the Middle East. Hypotheses: Hip fracture incidence rates in Lebanon ...
  • Usta J.; Makarem N.N.; Habib R.R. (THOUSAND OAKS2455 TELLER RD, THOUSAND OAKS, CA 91320 USA, 2013)
    This article explores the experiences and perceptions of Lebanese women and men with economic abuse. Data were drawn from focus group discussions and face-to-face interviews with men, women and social workers. The findings ...
  • Saab B. (LONDON14 PRINCES GATE, HYDE PARK, LONDON SW7 1PU, ENGLAND, 2014)
    [No abstract available]
  • Saab B. (, 2013)
    [No abstract available]
  • Usta J.; Farver J.M.; Danachi D. (HOBOKEN111 RIVER ST, HOBOKEN 07030-5774, NJ USA, 2013)
    Background This study examined the prevalence, risk factors and consequences associated with child maltreatment in the home. Methods The sample was 1028 (556 boys; 472 girls) Lebanese children aged 8-17 years (M=11.89; ...
  • Romani M.; Ashkar K. (Co-Action Publishing; JARFALLARIPVAGEN 7, JARFALLA, SE-175 64, SWEDEN, 2014)
    Burnout is a common syndrome seen in healthcare workers, particularly physicians who are exposed to a high level of stress at work; it includes emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and low personal accomplishment. ...
  • Usta J.; Feder G.; Antoun J. (Royal College of General Practitioners; LONDON14 PRINCES GATE, HYDE PARK, LONDON SW7 1PU, ENGLAND, 2014)
    Background: Domestic violence (DV) is highly prevalent in the developing and developed world. Healthcare systems internationally are still not adequately addressing the needs of patients experiencing violence. Aim: To ...
  • Lakkis N.A.; Maalouf G.J.; Mahmassani D.M.; Hamadeh G.N. (OXFORDGREAT CLARENDON ST, OXFORD OX2 6DP, ENGLAND, 2013)
    Background: Studies assessing attitudes and beliefs of physicians regarding insulin therapy in Arab countries are scant despite the high prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Objective: This study examines family ...
  • Reese Masterson A.; Usta J.; Gupta J.; Ettinger A.S. (LONDON236 GRAYS INN RD, FLOOR 6, LONDON WC1X 8HL, ENGLAND, 2014)
    Background: The current conflict in Syria continues to displace thousands to neighboring countries, including Lebanon. Information is needed to provide adequate health and related services particularly to women in this ...
  • Usta J.; Farver J.A.M. (OXFORDGREAT CLARENDON ST, OXFORD OX2 6DP, ENGLAND, 2005)
    Background: Community violence is a major public health concern. Much has been written about high intensity community violence such as wars or gang violence. However, chronic low intensity community violence is greatly ...
  • Lakkis N.A.; Atfeh A.M.A.; EL-Zein Y.R.; Mahmassani D.M.; Hamadeh G.N. (SAN DIEGO525 B ST, STE 1900, SAN DIEGO, CA 92101-4495 USA, 2011)
    Objective: To compare the effect of two different types of short text message service (SMS-text) reminders on the uptake of screening mammogram. Methods: A randomized controlled trial was conducted in 2010 among females ...
  • El-Khoury L.H.; Saab B.; Musharrafieh U.; Antoun J. (LEAWOOD11400 TOMAHAWK CREEK PARKWAY, STE 540, LEAWOOD, KS 66207 USA, 2012)
    BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Following a severe hardship for the past 4 decades, the Iraqi Ministry of Health initiated many activities to enhance the knowledge and skills of health professionals. The American University of ...

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