W M Sweileh

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Prevalence of depression among people with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a cross sectional study in Palestine
    Waleed M Sweileh
    Department of Pharmacology Toxicology, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, An Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine
    BMC Public Health 14:163. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Influence of patients' disease knowledge and beliefs about medicines on medication adherence: findings from a cross-sectional survey among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in Palestine
    Waleed M Sweileh
    Department of Pharmacology Toxicology, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, An Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine
    BMC Public Health 14:94. 2014
  3. pmc Estimation of 10-year probability bone fracture in a selected sample of Palestinian people using fracture risk assessment tool
    Mai B Aker
    Division of Pharmacology Toxicology, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, An Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:284. 2013
  4. pmc Beliefs and practices regarding childhood fever among parents: a cross-sectional study from Palestine
    Sa ed H Zyoud
    Poison Control and Drug Information Center, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, An Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine
    BMC Pediatr 13:66. 2013
  5. pmc Conformance to schizophrenia treatment guidelines in North West-Bank, Palestine: focus on antipsychotic dosing and polytherapy
    Waleed M Sweileh
    Division of Pharmacy, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, An Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine
    BMC Psychiatry 13:179. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Diabetes mellitus in patients with schizophrenia in West-Bank, Palestine
    Waleed M Sweileh
    College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Division of Pharmacy, An Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 99:351-7. 2013
  7. pmc Medical and biomedical research productivity from Palestine, 2002 - 2011
    Waleed M Sweileh
    College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Pharmacy, An Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine
    BMC Res Notes 6:41. 2013
  8. pmc Prevalence of metabolic syndrome among patients with schizophrenia in Palestine
    Waleed M Sweileh
    College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Division of Pharmacy An Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine
    BMC Psychiatry 12:235. 2012
  9. pmc Sleep habits and sleep problems among Palestinian students
    Waleed M Sweileh
    Department of Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy, An Najah National University, Nablus, P, O, Box 7, Palestine
    Child Adolesc Psychiatry Ment Health 5:25. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Audit of prescribing practices of topical corticosteroids in outpatient dermatology clinics in north Palestine
    W M Sweileh
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, An Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine
    East Mediterr Health J 12:161-9. 2006

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  1. doi request reprint Prevalence of depression among people with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a cross sectional study in Palestine
    Waleed M Sweileh
    Department of Pharmacology Toxicology, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, An Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine
    BMC Public Health 14:163. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence of depression among type II diabetic patients and to examine the relationship between depression and socio-demographic factors, clinical factors, and glycemic control...
  2. doi request reprint Influence of patients' disease knowledge and beliefs about medicines on medication adherence: findings from a cross-sectional survey among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in Palestine
    Waleed M Sweileh
    Department of Pharmacology Toxicology, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, An Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine
    BMC Public Health 14:94. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess medication adherence and its potential association with beliefs and diabetes - related knowledge in patients with type II DM...
  3. pmc Estimation of 10-year probability bone fracture in a selected sample of Palestinian people using fracture risk assessment tool
    Mai B Aker
    Division of Pharmacology Toxicology, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, An Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:284. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the 10-year probability of MOF and HF among a selected sample of Palestinian people...
  4. pmc Beliefs and practices regarding childhood fever among parents: a cross-sectional study from Palestine
    Sa ed H Zyoud
    Poison Control and Drug Information Center, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, An Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine
    BMC Pediatr 13:66. 2013
    ..The literature indicates that parents have too many misconceptions and conflicting information about fever management. The aim of this study was to identify parents' beliefs and practices regarding childhood fever management...
  5. pmc Conformance to schizophrenia treatment guidelines in North West-Bank, Palestine: focus on antipsychotic dosing and polytherapy
    Waleed M Sweileh
    Division of Pharmacy, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, An Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine
    BMC Psychiatry 13:179. 2013
    ..Analysis of the prescribing patterns of antipsychotic drugs can improve therapeutic outcomes. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prescribing pattern of antipsychotics and its conformance to international treatment guidelines...
  6. doi request reprint Diabetes mellitus in patients with schizophrenia in West-Bank, Palestine
    Waleed M Sweileh
    College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Division of Pharmacy, An Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 99:351-7. 2013
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  7. pmc Medical and biomedical research productivity from Palestine, 2002 - 2011
    Waleed M Sweileh
    College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Pharmacy, An Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine
    BMC Res Notes 6:41. 2013
    ..Medical research productivity reflects the level of medical education and practice in a particular country. The objective of this study was to examine the quantity and quality of medical and biomedical research published from Palestine...
  8. pmc Prevalence of metabolic syndrome among patients with schizophrenia in Palestine
    Waleed M Sweileh
    College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Division of Pharmacy An Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine
    BMC Psychiatry 12:235. 2012
    ..Ethnic differences in metabolic syndrome (MS) criteria and prevalence rates have been reported. The purpose of this study was to investigate the MS prevalence among patients with schizophrenia in Palestine...
  9. pmc Sleep habits and sleep problems among Palestinian students
    Waleed M Sweileh
    Department of Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy, An Najah National University, Nablus, P, O, Box 7, Palestine
    Child Adolesc Psychiatry Ment Health 5:25. 2011
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  10. ncbi request reprint Audit of prescribing practices of topical corticosteroids in outpatient dermatology clinics in north Palestine
    W M Sweileh
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, An Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine
    East Mediterr Health J 12:161-9. 2006
    ..High efficacy and highest efficacy corticosteroids were prescribed for approximately 18% of patients; intermediate efficacy preparations were prescribed for approximately 50%...
  11. ncbi request reprint Prescribing pattern of angiotensin- converting enzyme inhibitors and beta blockers after acute myocardial infarction
    Waleed M Sweileh
    College of Pharmacy, An Najah University, Nablus, Palestine
    Saudi Med J 26:1837-9. 2005
  12. ncbi request reprint Extent of potential drug interactions among patients receiving anti-hypertensive medications
    Waleed M Sweileh
    Clinical Pharmacy Program, College of Pharmacy, An Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine
    Saudi Med J 26:548-52. 2005
    ..To investigate the frequency of potential antihypertensive drug interactions among patients with cardiovascular diseases receiving antihypertensive medications...
  13. ncbi request reprint Target blood pressure attainment in diabetic hypertensive patients: need for more diuretics?
    W M Sweileh
    College of Pharmacy, An Najah National University, Palestine
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 47:434-8. 2009
    ..To determine target blood pressure attainment and to evaluate blood pressure control relative to type of therapy among diabetic hypertensive patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Analysis of prescriptions dispensed at community pharmacies in Nablus, Palestine
    A F Sawalha
    Poison Control and Drug Information Centre, An Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine
    East Mediterr Health J 16:788-92. 2010
    ..Amoxicillin alone or in combination was the most commonly prescribed antimicrobial agents followed by cefuroxime. Prescription writing quality in Nablus is deficient in certain aspects and improvement is required...
  15. doi request reprint Epidemiological, clinical and pharmacological aspects of headache in a university undergraduate population in Palestine
    W M Sweileh
    College of Pharmacy, An Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine
    Cephalalgia 30:439-46. 2010
    ..Further research is needed to determine the prevalence of specific types of headaches. Healthcare providers are required to educate this population as well as to assist students in properly diagnosing and treating headache types...
  16. ncbi request reprint Predictors of in-hospital mortality after acute stroke: impact of renal dysfunction
    W M Sweileh
    Clinical Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy, Clinical Pharmacy Graduate Program, An Najah National University Nablus, Palestine
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 46:637-43. 2008
    ..The objective of this 1-year, hospital-based study was to identify the impact of renal dysfunction on in-hospital mortality after acute stroke...
  17. ncbi request reprint Storage, utilization and cost of drug products in Palestinian households
    W M Sweileh
    College of Pharmacy, An Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 48:59-67. 2010
    ..Appropriate storage and use of medications in households may decrease drug wastage and unnecessary hazard. The objective of this study was to investigate storage, utilization habits and cost of medications in households in Palestine...
  18. ncbi request reprint Blood lead level among Palestinian schoolchildren: a pilot study
    A F Sawalha
    Poison Control and Drug Information Centre, An Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine
    East Mediterr Health J 19:151-5. 2013
    ..18). Blood lead levels among these Palestinian schoolchildren were higher than those of other countries where leaded gasoline has been banned and seemed to be higher in more economically deprived children...
  19. ncbi request reprint Potential adverse effects of a low-dose aspirin-diuretic combination on kidney function
    W M Sweileh
    Clinical Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy, Clinical Pharmacy Graduate Program, An Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 45:601-5. 2007
    ..Low-dose aspirin and diuretics are commonly co-utilized in patients with cardiovascular diseases. The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of a low-dose aspirin-diuretic drug combination on renal function...
  20. doi request reprint Gender differences in pharmacological and clinical associates of kidney disease. A hospital-based study
    Waleed M Sweileh
    Clinical Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy, Clinical Pharmacy Graduate Program, An Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine
    Med Princ Pract 17:102-7. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to identify the pharmacological and clinical associates of kidney disease among males and females...
  21. ncbi request reprint Treatment of complicated and uncomplicated hypertension with nifedipine in Palestine
    Waleed M Sweileh
    Clinical Pharmacy Program, College of Pharmacy, An Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine
    Saudi Med J 26:78-83. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the extent of utilization of short acting nifedipine in the treatment of complicated and uncomplicated HTN in one of the major districts in Palestine, Nablus...
  22. ncbi request reprint A pilot study to investigate over-the-counter drug abuse and misuse in Palestine
    Waleed M Sweileh
    Clinical Pharmacy Graduate Program, College of Pharmacy, An Najah University, Nablus, Palestine
    Saudi Med J 25:2029-32. 2004