Taghrid Asfar

Summary

Affiliation: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Trial design: The St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Cancer Survivors Tobacco Quit Line study
    Taghrid Asfar
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 31:82-91. 2010
  2. pmc Are primary health care providers prepared to implement an anti-smoking program in Syria?
    Taghrid Asfar
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 85:201-5. 2011
  3. pmc Do smoking reduction interventions promote cessation in smokers not ready to quit?
    Taghrid Asfar
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Addict Behav 36:764-8. 2011
  4. doi Randomized trial of the effectiveness of combined behavioral/pharmacological smoking cessation treatment in Syrian primary care clinics
    Kenneth D Ward
    Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Addiction 108:394-403. 2013
  5. doi Use of smoking reduction strategies among U.S. tobacco quitlines
    Taghrid Asfar
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Mail Stop 735, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Addict Behav 37:583-6. 2012
  6. pmc Impact of differing definitions of dual tobacco use: implications for studying dual use and a call for operational definitions
    Robert C Klesges
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 66 North Pauline, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:523-31. 2011
  7. ncbi Are waterpipe users interested in quitting?
    Kenneth D Ward
    University of Memphis Center for Community Health, Memphis, TN 38157, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:149-56. 2005

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. pmc Trial design: The St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Cancer Survivors Tobacco Quit Line study
    Taghrid Asfar
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 31:82-91. 2010
    ..Such evidence can lead as well to the dissemination of this intervention to other medically compromised populations...
  2. pmc Are primary health care providers prepared to implement an anti-smoking program in Syria?
    Taghrid Asfar
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 85:201-5. 2011
    ..To document primary health care (PHC) providers' tobacco use, and how this influences their smoking cessation practices and attitudes towards tobacco-control policies...
  3. pmc Do smoking reduction interventions promote cessation in smokers not ready to quit?
    Taghrid Asfar
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Addict Behav 36:764-8. 2011
    ..Limited treatment options exist for smokers who are not ready to make a quit attempt. Smoking reduction may be a viable treatment approach if proven to increase the rates of long-term abstinence from smoking...
  4. doi Randomized trial of the effectiveness of combined behavioral/pharmacological smoking cessation treatment in Syrian primary care clinics
    Kenneth D Ward
    Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Addiction 108:394-403. 2013
    ..We evaluated whether nicotine patch boosts smoking cessation rates when used in conjunction with behavioral support in primary care clinics in Aleppo, Syria...
  5. doi Use of smoking reduction strategies among U.S. tobacco quitlines
    Taghrid Asfar
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Mail Stop 735, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Addict Behav 37:583-6. 2012
    ..QL counseling interventions for smokers who do not quit on their target quit date (TQD) and decline to set a new TQD after missing their TQD have not been systematically evaluated...
  6. pmc Impact of differing definitions of dual tobacco use: implications for studying dual use and a call for operational definitions
    Robert C Klesges
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 66 North Pauline, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:523-31. 2011
    ..We defined dual use as cigarette and smokeless tobacco (ST) consumption with either product used daily or nondaily...
  7. ncbi Are waterpipe users interested in quitting?
    Kenneth D Ward
    University of Memphis Center for Community Health, Memphis, TN 38157, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:149-56. 2005
    ..Waterpipe use needs to be considered in developing effective tobacco use cessation programs in the Middle East...