Pascale Salameh

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint The Lebanese Cigarette Dependence (LCD) Score: a Comprehensive Tool for Cigarette Dependence Assessment
    P Salameh
    Faculties of Pharmacy and of Public Health, Lebanese University, Jdeidet El Meten, Chalet Suisse street, Ramza Azzam bldg, 5th Floor, Beirut, Lebanon
    Int J Behav Med 21:385-93. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Exposure to outdoor air pollution and chronic bronchitis in adults: a case-control study
    P Salameh
    Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon
    Int J Occup Environ Med 3:165-77. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Lower prevalence of cigarette and waterpipe smoking, but a higher risk of waterpipe dependence in Lebanese adult women than in men
    Pascale Salameh
    Faculty of Public Health and Pharmacy, Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon
    Women Health 52:135-50. 2012
  4. pmc Correlates of COPD and chronic bronchitis in nonsmokers: data from a cross-sectional study
    Mirna Waked
    Faculty of Medicine, Balamand University, and St George Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 7:577-85. 2012
  5. pmc Adverse drug events associated with vitamin K antagonists: factors of therapeutic imbalance
    Nancy El-Helou
    Clinical and Epidemiological Research Laboratory, Faculty of Pharmacy, Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 9:81-8. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Consanguinity in Lebanon: prevalence, distribution and determinants
    Bernadette Barbour
    Faculty of Public Health, Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Biosoc Sci 41:505-17. 2009
  7. doi request reprint The Young Adults' Cigarette Dependence (YACD) score: an improved tool for cigarette dependence assessment in university students
    Pascale Salameh
    Lebanese University, Faculties of Pharmacy and of Public Health, Laboratory of Clinical and Epidemiological Research LCER, Beirut, Lebanon
    Addict Behav 38:2174-9. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Validation of the respiratory toxics exposure score (RTES) for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease screening
    Pascale Salameh
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Public Health, Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 24:339-47. 2011
  9. pmc Lower extremity venous thrombosis in patients younger than 50 years of age
    Raghid Kreidy
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Saint George Hospital, University Medical Center, University of Balamand, Beirut, Lebanon
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 8:161-7. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of malnutrition and its correlates in older adults living in long stay institutions situated in beirut, Lebanon
    Mohamad El Zoghbi
    Clinical and Epidemiological Research Laboratory, Faculty of Pharmacy, Doctoral School of Sciences and Technology, Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Res Health Sci 14:11-7. 2014

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  1. doi request reprint The Lebanese Cigarette Dependence (LCD) Score: a Comprehensive Tool for Cigarette Dependence Assessment
    P Salameh
    Faculties of Pharmacy and of Public Health, Lebanese University, Jdeidet El Meten, Chalet Suisse street, Ramza Azzam bldg, 5th Floor, Beirut, Lebanon
    Int J Behav Med 21:385-93. 2014
    ..Cigarette smoking induces dependence...
  2. ncbi request reprint Exposure to outdoor air pollution and chronic bronchitis in adults: a case-control study
    P Salameh
    Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon
    Int J Occup Environ Med 3:165-77. 2012
    ..Although Lebanon is a highly polluted country, so far no study has specifically been designed to assess the association between outdoor air pollution and chronic bronchitis in this country...
  3. doi request reprint Lower prevalence of cigarette and waterpipe smoking, but a higher risk of waterpipe dependence in Lebanese adult women than in men
    Pascale Salameh
    Faculty of Public Health and Pharmacy, Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon
    Women Health 52:135-50. 2012
    ..Women who smoke waterpipes should receive attention during tobacco health education and smoking cessation...
  4. pmc Correlates of COPD and chronic bronchitis in nonsmokers: data from a cross-sectional study
    Mirna Waked
    Faculty of Medicine, Balamand University, and St George Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 7:577-85. 2012
    ..Our objective was to assess the prevalence of chronic bronchitis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and their correlates among a Lebanese nonsmoker group...
  5. pmc Adverse drug events associated with vitamin K antagonists: factors of therapeutic imbalance
    Nancy El-Helou
    Clinical and Epidemiological Research Laboratory, Faculty of Pharmacy, Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 9:81-8. 2013
    ..Adverse drug events (ADE) occur frequently during treatment with vitamin K antagonists (AVK) and contribute to increase hemorrhagic risks...
  6. doi request reprint Consanguinity in Lebanon: prevalence, distribution and determinants
    Bernadette Barbour
    Faculty of Public Health, Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Biosoc Sci 41:505-17. 2009
    ..Specific health education, and genetic counselling in particular, are suggested to explain the consequences of consanguinity to the general population and to help couples make informed choices...
  7. doi request reprint The Young Adults' Cigarette Dependence (YACD) score: an improved tool for cigarette dependence assessment in university students
    Pascale Salameh
    Lebanese University, Faculties of Pharmacy and of Public Health, Laboratory of Clinical and Epidemiological Research LCER, Beirut, Lebanon
    Addict Behav 38:2174-9. 2013
    ..Cigarette smoking induces dependence in young smokers...
  8. doi request reprint Validation of the respiratory toxics exposure score (RTES) for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease screening
    Pascale Salameh
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Public Health, Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 24:339-47. 2011
    ..Our aim is to evaluate the validity of exhaled carbon monoxide (CO) and of a newly-created score as markers of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)...
  9. pmc Lower extremity venous thrombosis in patients younger than 50 years of age
    Raghid Kreidy
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Saint George Hospital, University Medical Center, University of Balamand, Beirut, Lebanon
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 8:161-7. 2012
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  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of malnutrition and its correlates in older adults living in long stay institutions situated in beirut, Lebanon
    Mohamad El Zoghbi
    Clinical and Epidemiological Research Laboratory, Faculty of Pharmacy, Doctoral School of Sciences and Technology, Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Res Health Sci 14:11-7. 2014
    ..This paper aims to provide a description of nutritional status and its correlates in older adults living in long stay institutions situated in Beirut...
  11. pmc Risky substance exposure during pregnancy: a pilot study from Lebanese mothers
    Samar Rachidi
    Laboratory of Epidemiological and Clinical Research, Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon
    Drug Healthc Patient Saf 5:123-31. 2013
    ..Our study aims to assess risky exposure of Lebanese pregnant women to drugs, tobacco, caffeine, and alcohol, and to determine their effect on postnatal outcomes...
  12. ncbi request reprint Asthma, allergic rhinitis and eczema in 13-14-year-old schoolchildren across Lebanon
    Mirna Waked
    Department of Medicine, St George Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, Balamand University, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Med Liban 54:181-90. 2006
    ..There is no known prevalence of asthma and allergic diseases in Lebanon. This study was conducted with a primary objective of finding the prevalence of asthma, allergic rhinitis and eczema in Lebanese children...
  13. ncbi request reprint Saliva cotinine and exhaled carbon monoxide levels in natural environment waterpipe smokers
    Zeina Aoun Bacha
    Chest Physician, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Hotel Dieu de France Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon
    Inhal Toxicol 19:771-7. 2007
    ..Like cigarette smokers, waterpipe smokers are exposed to harmful substances, such as CO, which was found to be quite high. The levels of expired CO and salivary cotinine could be good tools to detect exposure to waterpipe smoking...
  14. ncbi request reprint Symptoms, severity and asthma control in 5-14 y-old Lebanon school children
    Mirna Waked
    Department of Medicine, St George University Hospital Medical Center and Faculty of Medicine, Balamand University, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Med Liban 55:145-51. 2007
    ..This study addressed symptoms' profile, severity and determinants of asthma control in school-aged patients (5-14 y) across Lebanon...
  15. doi request reprint Waterpipe smoking: construction and validation of the Lebanon Waterpipe Dependence Scale (LWDS-11)
    Pascale Salameh
    Lebanese University, Faculty of Public Health II, Fanar, Lebanon
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:149-58. 2008
    ..Results were biologically and psychologically sound. This is the first scale to characterize waterpipe dependence. With further improvement and confirmation, it could become a useful clinical and epidemiological tool...
  16. doi request reprint Lung cancer correlates in Lebanese adults: a pilot case--control study
    Joseph Aoun
    Faculty of Public Health, Section II, Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Epidemiol Glob Health 3:235-44. 2013
    ..This study was carried out to determine the association between lung cancer and its most common risk factors in a sample of the Lebanese population...
  17. ncbi request reprint Obesity associated behavior in adolescents of private schools in Lebanon
    Pascale Salameh
    Lebanese University, Faculty of Public Health, Section II, Fanar, Lebanon
    J Med Liban 59:179-90. 2011
    ..Since adolescence obesity is becoming an international concern, our objective was to evaluate obesity-related behavior in Lebanese adolescents...
  18. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smokers' profile in lebanese adults
    Mirna Waked
    Saint George Hospital, Beirut and Balamand University, Faculty of Medicine, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Res Health Sci 12:75-80. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to describe cigarette smoking prevalence among adults in Lebanon and to evaluate the profile of light cigarette smokers compared to never and heavy smokers...
  19. pmc Could symptoms and risk factors diagnose COPD? Development of a Diagnosis Score for COPD
    Pascale Salameh
    Faculties of Pharmacy and of Public Health, Lebanese University, Beirut
    Clin Epidemiol 4:247-55. 2012
    ..Diagnosing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) without spirometry is still a challenge. Our objective in this study was to develop a scale for diagnosis of COPD...
  20. ncbi request reprint Pharmacy manpower in Lebanon: An exploratory look at work-related satisfaction
    Pascale Salameh
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon
    Res Social Adm Pharm 3:336-50. 2007
    ..It has a new patient orientation, especially in developed countries. There is a paucity of work examining pharmacists' satisfaction and professionalization in developing nations, such as Lebanon...
  21. doi request reprint Assessment of self-medication in population buying antibiotics in pharmacies: a pilot study from Beirut and its suburbs
    Lina Cheaito
    Faculty of Public Health, Section II, Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon
    Int J Public Health 59:319-27. 2014
    ..This study was performed to assess self-medication with antibiotics (ATB) in the general population and its associated factors...
  22. pmc Diet and allergic diseases among population aged 0 to 18 years: myth or reality?
    Danielle Saadeh
    Clinical and Epidemiological Research Laboratory, Faculty of Pharmacy, Lebanese University, Beirut 6573 14, Lebanon
    Nutrients 5:3399-423. 2013
    ..Overall, maternal diet during pregnancy and a childhood diet rich in antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids are considered as healthy diets that could be protective for allergic diseases in childhood. ..
  23. pmc Respiratory diseases and pesticide exposure: a case-control study in Lebanon
    Pascale Salameh
    Lebanese University, Lebanon
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:256-61. 2006
    ..To evaluate the odds of being exposed to pesticides in asthmatic adults...
  24. ncbi request reprint Medication prescribing errors: data from seven Lebanese hospitals
    Amal Al-Hajje
    Lebanese University, Faculty of Pharmacy, Clinical Pharmacy Department, Hadath Campus, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Med Liban 60:37-44. 2012
    ..However, exact data about them are lacking in Lebanon. Our objective was to describe medication errors, including drug-drug interactions in medication orders given to patients admitted to Lebanese hospitals...
  25. doi request reprint Mutational spectrum of cystic fibrosis in the Lebanese population
    Chantal Farra
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Cyst Fibros 9:406-10. 2010
    ..Reports of the cystic fibrosis transmembrane regulator (CFTR) mutations from Arabs, especially from the Lebanese population, are limited...
  26. pmc Risk factors for asthma and allergic diseases in school children across Lebanon
    Mirna Waked
    Balamand University, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Asthma Allergy 2:1-7. 2008
    ..This study was conducted with a secondary objective of finding the odds of exposure to asthma, allergic rhinitis and eczema potential risk factors in Lebanese children...
  27. doi request reprint Protection of medical and paramedical university students in Lebanon against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella: active measures are needed
    Soulaima Chamat
    Laboratory of Immunology, Faculty of Public Health, Lebanese University, Fanar, Lebanon
    J Infect Public Health 4:125-34. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the need to implement this policy in Lebanon...
  28. pmc Value of venous color flow duplex scan as initial screening test for geriatric inpatients with clinically suspected pulmonary embolism
    Raghid Kreidy
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Saint George Hospital, University Medical Center, University of Balamand, Beirut, Lebanon
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 7:585-9. 2011
    ..The effects of clinical presentation and risk factors on the results of duplex scan have been also studied...
  29. pmc Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease prevalence in Lebanon: a cross-sectional descriptive study
    Mirna Waked
    Saint George Hospital University Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Clin Epidemiol 3:315-23. 2011
    ..Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) continues to increase worldwide. The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of COPD in Lebanese adults...