Hibah Osman

Summary

Affiliation: American University of Beirut
Country: Lebanon

Publications

  1. pmc Validation of the Arabic version of the Cohen Perceived Stress Scale (PSS-10) among pregnant and postpartum women
    Monique Chaaya
    Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, Doha, Qatar
    BMC Psychiatry 10:111. 2010
  2. pmc Cultural beliefs that may discourage breastfeeding among Lebanese women: a qualitative analysis
    Hibah Osman
    Department of Health Behavior and Education, Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Int Breastfeed J 4:12. 2009
  3. pmc What do first-time mothers worry about? A study of usage patterns and content of calls made to a postpartum support telephone hotline
    Hibah Osman
    Department of Health Behavior and Education, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    BMC Public Health 10:611. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Family medicine in Arab countries
    Hibah Osman
    Department of Health Behavior and Education, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Fam Med 43:37-42. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Facility-based audit of maternal mortality in Lebanon: a feasibility study
    Hibah Osman
    Department of Health Behaviour and Education, Faculty of Health Sciences, and Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:1338-44. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Setting practice standards for palliative care in Lebanon--recommendations of the Subcommittee on Practice --National Committee for Pain Control and Palliative Care
    Hibah Osman
    Balsam Lebanese Center for Palliative Care, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Med Liban 61:199-203. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Using emergency obstetric drills in maternity units as a performance improvement tool
    Hibah Osman
    Department of Health Behavior and Education and Family Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Birth 36:43-50. 2009
  8. pmc Determinants of exclusive breastfeeding in an urban population of primiparas in Lebanon: a cross-sectional study
    Haya Hamade
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    BMC Public Health 13:702. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Experiences of a support group for interns in the setting of war and political turmoil
    Fatima El Jamil
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Fam Med 39:656-8. 2007

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Publications9

  1. pmc Validation of the Arabic version of the Cohen Perceived Stress Scale (PSS-10) among pregnant and postpartum women
    Monique Chaaya
    Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, Doha, Qatar
    BMC Psychiatry 10:111. 2010
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate the validity of the Arabic translation of the Cohen Perceived Stress Scale (PSS-10) in pregnant and postpartum women...
  2. pmc Cultural beliefs that may discourage breastfeeding among Lebanese women: a qualitative analysis
    Hibah Osman
    Department of Health Behavior and Education, Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Int Breastfeed J 4:12. 2009
    ..Cultural beliefs and practices can have an important impact on breastfeeding. This paper describes some common beliefs that may discourage breastfeeding in Lebanon...
  3. pmc What do first-time mothers worry about? A study of usage patterns and content of calls made to a postpartum support telephone hotline
    Hibah Osman
    Department of Health Behavior and Education, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    BMC Public Health 10:611. 2010
    ..Our aim was to test the feasibility of using a telephone as an intervention in a randomized controlled trial. We also aimed to test to use of algorithms to address parental concerns through a telephone hotline...
  4. ncbi request reprint Family medicine in Arab countries
    Hibah Osman
    Department of Health Behavior and Education, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Fam Med 43:37-42. 2011
    ..In this study we aim to describe the current state of the specialty in the region. This includes scope of practice, practice setting, training programs, and the numbers and profiles of their graduates...
  5. doi request reprint Facility-based audit of maternal mortality in Lebanon: a feasibility study
    Hibah Osman
    Department of Health Behaviour and Education, Faculty of Health Sciences, and Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:1338-44. 2009
    ..To assess the feasibility of establishing a maternal mortality audit in Lebanon...
  6. ncbi request reprint Setting practice standards for palliative care in Lebanon--recommendations of the Subcommittee on Practice --National Committee for Pain Control and Palliative Care
    Hibah Osman
    Balsam Lebanese Center for Palliative Care, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Med Liban 61:199-203. 2013
    ..The authors propose actions that should be taken to implement these recommendations to help move palliative care forward in the country...
  7. doi request reprint Using emergency obstetric drills in maternity units as a performance improvement tool
    Hibah Osman
    Department of Health Behavior and Education and Family Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Birth 36:43-50. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the feasibility and usefulness of conducting drills to evaluate the response to obstetric emergencies using a holistic approach that tested the hospital system...
  8. pmc Determinants of exclusive breastfeeding in an urban population of primiparas in Lebanon: a cross-sectional study
    Haya Hamade
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    BMC Public Health 13:702. 2013
    ..Little evidence exists on possible predictors of breastfeeding behaviors in the Middle East. Our aim was to assess the prevalence of breastfeeding in Beirut and determine the factors that impact breastfeeding behavior in this population...
  9. ncbi request reprint Experiences of a support group for interns in the setting of war and political turmoil
    Fatima El Jamil
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Fam Med 39:656-8. 2007
    ..In this article, we discuss the themes that emerged in intern support group meetings in a family medicine program operating in a setting of war and political instability...