M Nabulsi

Summary

Affiliation: American University of Beirut
Country: Lebanon

Publications

  1. pmc A complex breastfeeding promotion and support intervention in a developing country: study protocol for a randomized clinical trial
    Mona Nabulsi
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    BMC Public Health 14:36. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Gender differences in the heritability of musculoskeletal and body composition parameters in mother-daughter and mother-son pairs
    Mona Nabulsi
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Clin Densitom 16:223-30. 2013
  3. pmc Impact of C-reactive protein test results on evidence-based decision-making in cases of bacterial infection
    Mona Nabulsi
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    BMC Pediatr 12:140. 2012
  4. pmc Blood lead concentrations in 1-3 year old Lebanese children: a cross-sectional study
    Iman Nuwayhid
    Department of Environmental Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Environ Health 2:5. 2003
  5. pmc Why are breastfeeding rates low in Lebanon? A qualitative study
    Mona Nabulsi
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut Lebanon
    BMC Pediatr 11:75. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Parental attitudes towards and perceptions of their children's participation in clinical research: a developing-country perspective
    Mona Nabulsi
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Med Ethics 37:420-3. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of maternal veiling during pregnancy and socioeconomic status on offspring's musculoskeletal health
    M Nabulsi
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, P O Box 113 6044 C8, Beirut, Lebanon
    Osteoporos Int 19:295-302. 2008
  8. pmc Alternating ibuprofen and acetaminophen in the treatment of febrile children: a pilot study [ISRCTN30487061]
    Mona M Nabulsi
    Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    BMC Med 4:4. 2006
  9. pmc Equal antipyretic effectiveness of oral and rectal acetaminophen: a randomized controlled trial [ISRCTN11886401]
    Mona Nabulsi
    Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    BMC Pediatr 5:35. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Parental consanguinity and congenital heart malformations in a developing country
    Mona M Nabulsi
    Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Am J Med Genet A 116:342-7. 2003

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Publications23

  1. pmc A complex breastfeeding promotion and support intervention in a developing country: study protocol for a randomized clinical trial
    Mona Nabulsi
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    BMC Public Health 14:36. 2014
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Gender differences in the heritability of musculoskeletal and body composition parameters in mother-daughter and mother-son pairs
    Mona Nabulsi
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Clin Densitom 16:223-30. 2013
    ..Maternal inheritance of bone traits is expressed in early-pubertal boys for several skeletal site traits but consistently involves most site traits in girls and boys by late puberty. Body composition inheritance is more variable...
  3. pmc Impact of C-reactive protein test results on evidence-based decision-making in cases of bacterial infection
    Mona Nabulsi
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    BMC Pediatr 12:140. 2012
    ..C-reactive protein (CRP) is widely used to detect bacterial infection in children. We investigated the impact of CRP test results on decision-making and summarized the evidence base (EB) of CRP testing...
  4. pmc Blood lead concentrations in 1-3 year old Lebanese children: a cross-sectional study
    Iman Nuwayhid
    Department of Environmental Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Environ Health 2:5. 2003
    ..This study aims at identifying the prevalence and risk factors for elevated blood lead concentrations (B-Pb >or= 100 microg/L) among 1-3 year old children. It also examines the need for universal blood lead screening...
  5. pmc Why are breastfeeding rates low in Lebanon? A qualitative study
    Mona Nabulsi
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut Lebanon
    BMC Pediatr 11:75. 2011
    ..This qualitative study aims at identifying barriers and promoters of breastfeeding in the Lebanese context by exploring mothers' perceptions and experiences in breastfeeding over a one year period...
  6. doi request reprint Parental attitudes towards and perceptions of their children's participation in clinical research: a developing-country perspective
    Mona Nabulsi
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Med Ethics 37:420-3. 2011
    ..In developing countries, there is a knowledge gap regarding parental perceptions of and attitudes towards their children's participation in clinical trials...
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of maternal veiling during pregnancy and socioeconomic status on offspring's musculoskeletal health
    M Nabulsi
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, P O Box 113 6044 C8, Beirut, Lebanon
    Osteoporos Int 19:295-302. 2008
    ..Veiling during pregnancy was associated with decreased musculoskeletal parameters in the offspring boys, but not girls. SES was a significant predictor of bone mass in both genders...
  8. pmc Alternating ibuprofen and acetaminophen in the treatment of febrile children: a pilot study [ISRCTN30487061]
    Mona M Nabulsi
    Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    BMC Med 4:4. 2006
    ....
  9. pmc Equal antipyretic effectiveness of oral and rectal acetaminophen: a randomized controlled trial [ISRCTN11886401]
    Mona Nabulsi
    Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    BMC Pediatr 5:35. 2005
    ..This study is designed to compare the antipyretic effectiveness of two rectal acetaminophen doses (15 mg/kg) and (35 mg/kg), to the standard oral dose of 15 mg/kg...
  10. ncbi request reprint Parental consanguinity and congenital heart malformations in a developing country
    Mona M Nabulsi
    Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Am J Med Genet A 116:342-7. 2003
    ..There is an urgent need for educating the public on the deleterious effects of inbreeding, especially in developing countries with high overall consanguinity rates and limited financial resources...
  11. ncbi request reprint The current status of hepatitis B in Lebanon
    Mona M Nabulsi
    Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Med Liban 51:64-70. 2003
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Acceptance of prenatal diagnosis for genetic disorders in Lebanon
    L Zahed
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Prenat Diagn 19:1109-12. 1999
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Beta-thalassemia mutations and haplotype analysis in Lebanon
    L Zahed
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
    Hemoglobin 24:269-76. 2000
    ..The five most common mutations were each found on two different haplotypes, and most linkages were as previously reported in other Mediterranean populations, with a few exceptions, also showing some clustering...
  14. ncbi request reprint Attitudes towards prenatal diagnosis and termination of pregnancy among health professionals in Lebanon
    L Zahed
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Prenat Diagn 22:880-6. 2002
    ..To assess the attitudes of health professionals in Lebanon towards prenatal diagnosis and termination of pregnancy, for a series of genetic, non-genetic and non-medical conditions...
  15. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms modulate the skeletal response to vitamin D supplementation in healthy girls
    Asma Arabi
    Calcium Metabolism and Osteoporosis Program, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Bone 45:1091-7. 2009
    ..We have previously shown a beneficial effect of vitamin D supplementation on bone mass in girls. This study investigated whether the musculo-skeletal response to Vitamin D was modulated by polymorphisms in VDR gene...
  16. ncbi request reprint Iron deficiency in young Lebanese children: association with elevated blood lead levels
    Samar Muwakkit
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology Oncology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 30:382-6. 2008
    ..To measure the prevalence of transferrin saturation (TS) <12%, and iron-deficiency anemia (IDA) in Lebanese children, and their association with dietary habits, sociodemographic characteristics, and blood lead levels...
  17. pmc Short- and long-term safety of weekly high-dose vitamin D3 supplementation in school children
    Joyce Maalouf
    Calcium Metabolism and Osteoporosis Program, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Bliss Street, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:2693-701. 2008
    ..Hypovitaminosis D is prevalent in youth worldwide, but the safety of vitamin D at doses exceeding 200 IU/d is unknown in this age group. We assessed the safety of high doses of vitamin D(3) administered to apparently healthy schoolchildren...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effect of vitamin D replacement on musculoskeletal parameters in school children: a randomized controlled trial
    Ghada El-Hajj Fuleihan
    Calcium Metabolism and Osteoporosis Program, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Bliss Street, 113 6044 Beirut, Lebanon
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:405-12. 2006
    ..Despite the high prevalence of hypovitaminosis D in children and adolescents worldwide, the impact of vitamin D deficiency on skeletal health is unclear...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effect of gender, puberty, and vitamin D status on biochemical markers of bone remodedeling
    Jocelyne Eid Fares
    Calcium Metabolism and Osteoporosis Program, Department of Internal Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Bliss Street, Beirut, Lebanon
    Bone 33:242-7. 2003
    ..In conclusion, after adjusting for age, weight, and Tanner stages, changes in bone remodeling markers were most powerfully affected by gender. The latter may have important implications on gender differences in peak bone mass...
  20. ncbi request reprint Hypovitaminosis D in healthy schoolchildren
    G El-Hajj Fuleihan
    Department of Internal Medicine, Endocrine Division, Calcium Metabolism and Osteoporosis Program, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Pediatrics 107:E53. 2001
    ..Vitamin D is essential for skeletal growth, but there are currently no guidelines for vitamin D supplementation after infancy. This study investigates vitamin D insufficiency in healthy children...
  21. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in the effect of body-composition variables on bone mass in healthy children and adolescents
    Asma Arabi
    Calcium Metabolism and Osteoporosis Program, Department of Internal Medicine, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:1428-35. 2004
    ..Prophylactic interventions against osteoporosis require a determination of the factors that influence the accumulation of bone mass during growth...
  22. ncbi request reprint Impact of anthropometric, lifestyle, and body composition variables on ultrasound measurements in school children
    Lea Dib
    Department of Internal Medicine, Calcium Metabolism and Osteoporosis Program, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Lebanon
    Bone 36:736-42. 2005
    ..The impact and magnitude of body composition variables and lifestyle factors on ultrasonometry derived variables differ from their effect on dual energy X-ray absorptiometry derived parameters...
  23. ncbi request reprint Bone mineral density by age, gender, pubertal stages, and socioeconomic status in healthy Lebanese children and adolescents
    Asma Arabi
    Calcium Metabolism and Osteoporosis Program, Department of Internal Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, 113 6044 Beirut, Lebanon
    Bone 35:1169-79. 2004
    ..It also provides a valuable reference database for the assessment of BMD in children with pubertal or growth disorders who are of Middle Eastern origin...