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SON - Scholarly Publications

 

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  • Long, J.D.; Doumit, R.; Boswell, C.; O'Boyle, M.; Rogers, T.; Hou, J.
    Background: Emerging findings from neuroimaging studies investigating brain activity associated with dietary behavior are illuminating the interaction of biological and behavioral mechanisms that have implications for ...
  • Kazandjian, Chant; Militello, Lisa K.; Doumit, Rita
    Little is known about how sex as a biological variable may contribute to differences in quality of life (QOL) and mental health outcomes following a brief intervention among adolescent Syrian refugees. This paper explores ...
  • Farra, Anna; Zeenny, Rony; Nasser, Soumana; Asmar, Nadia; Milane, Aline; Bassil, Maya; Haidar, Mona; Habre, Maha; Zeeni, Nadine; Hoffart, Nancy
    Background: The Lebanese American University has a well-functioning inter-professional education (IPE) programme; this is a fundamental pedagogical approach in healthcare education in which students from different professions ...
  • Bar_Sela, G.; Schultz, M.; Khader, K.; Rassouli, M.; Doumit, M.; Ghrayeb, R.
    Background: In the US, ∼75% of advanced cancer patients want doctors and nurses to provide some spiritual care, and a similar percentage of staff believe they should do so. When patients feel spiritually supported by staff, ...
  • Doumit, Myrna A.A.; Khoury, May Naifeh
    Background: Families with a child with cancer face significant emotional and psychosocial stressors. The frequency of childhood cancer is increasing in Lebanon with more than 282 children diagnosed each year. This condition ...
  • Doumit, Myrna A.A.; Fares, Suha; Arevian, Mary
    Breast cancer is a major public health concern that affects both developed and developing countries. Its annual incidence is rising globally, accounting for 12% of all new cancer cases and 25% of all cancers in women as ...
  • Madi, Murielle; Clinton, Michael; Doumit, Myrna; Ezzeddine, Sawsan; Rizk, Ursula
    The aim of this study was to identify the challenges graduates from three of Lebanon’s leading universities face as they transition from the role of student to first year registered nurse. Focus group discussions and one ...
  • Doumit, Myrna A.A.; Farhood, Laila F.; Hamady, Carmen
    Introduction: The wars that Lebanon had endured led to a devastating number of deaths, injuries, and displacements. Such tragedies have detrimentally affected its civilians psychologically. Purpose: To identify knowledge, ...
  • Clinton, Michael; Madi, Murielle; Doumit, Myrna; Ezzeddine, Sawsan; Rizk, Ursula
    We investigated the challenges final-year nursing students (FYNSs) and first-year registered nurses (FYRNs) face as they transition to nursing practice in Lebanon. Our purpose was to understand the challenges of transition ...
  • Bar-Sela, Gil; Schultz, Michael J.; Elshamy, Karima; Rassoul, Maryam; Ben-Arye, Eran; Doumit, Myrna
    Objective When patients feel spiritually supported by staff, we find increased use of hospice and reduced use of aggressive treatments at end of life, yet substantial barriers to staff spiritual care provision still exist. ...
  • Burmeister, Elizabeth A.; Kalisch, Beatrice J.; Xie, Boqin; Doumit, Myrna A.A.; Lee, Eunjoo; Ferraresion, Annamaria; Terzioglu, Fusun; Bragadottir, Helga
    Aim To determine factors associated with nurses’ intent to leave their positions and absenteeism. Background There is a recognized global shortage of nurses but limited data describing and determining factors associated ...
  • Clinton, Michael; Ezzeddine, Sawsan; Doumit, Myrna; Rizk, Ursula; Madi, Murielle
    Transitioning to practice is challenging for baccalaureate nursing students. In baccalaureate nursing programs, the process typically begins in the junior year. A Successful transition depends on how well students apply ...
  • Doumit, Myrna A.A.; Rahi, Amal C.; Saab, Raya; Majdalani, Marianne
    Purpose Family caregivers of children with cancer face emotional, psychological, and spiritual challenges coping with their child's illness. For ensuring comprehensive multidisciplinary pediatric care, there is a need to ...
  • Benton, David C.; Cleghorn, Jim; Coghlan, Anne; Damgaard, Gloria; Doumit, Myrna A.A.
    There is increased interest in reforming the way occupations are licensed. However, most of the current dialogue focuses on the rapid growth in the number of people who need a license to pursue their chosen occupation. ...
  • Mansour, Najwa; Mehanna, Stephanie; Mroueh, Mohamad A.; Audi, Hassib; Bodman-Smith, Kikki; Daher, Costantine F.; Taleb, Robin I.; El-Sibai, Mirvat; Khnayzer, Rony S.
    The current study investigates [Ru(bipy)2(dpphen)]Cl2 [where bipy = 2,2′‐bipyridine and dpphen = 2,9‐diphenyl‐1,10‐phenanthroline] (complex 1) for photoactivatable chemotherapy (PACT) application on five cancer cell lines. ...
  • Mehanna, Stephanie; Mansour, Najwa; Audi, Hassib; Bodman-Smith, Kikki; Mroueh, Mohamad A.; Taleb, Robin I.; Daher, Costantine F.; Khnayzer, Rony S.
    The use of ruthenium complexes as chemotherapeutic agents has been recently explored as one of the alternatives to conventional treatments. In the present study, two Ru(II) polypyridyl complexes were synthesized and ...
  • Doumit, Rita; Kazandjian, Chant; Militello, Lisa K.
    Lebanon has the highest per-capita concentration of refugees worldwide. There is an urgent need to offer psychosocial interventions to vulnerable groups such as Syrian refugee adolescents. To assess the feasibility, ...
  • Doumit, Rita; El-Masri, Jihad; Zein-El-Dine, Salah; Zein, Bana; Kurdahi Badr, Lina
    The purpose of this study was to identify factors associated with pressure injury in a medical-surgical intensive care unit (MSICU). DESIGN: Retrospective review of medical records. SUBJECTS AND SETTING: We ...
  • Doumit, Rita; Zeeni, Nadine; Sanchez-Ruiz, Maria-Jose; Abi-Kharma, Joelle
    Background Previous research has shown that the use of technology and media, in their different available forms, may have detrimental effects on the physical and mental well‐being of adolescents and young adults. Aims The ...
  • Bassil, Maya; Sukkarieh-Haraty, Ola; Egede, Leonard E.; Abi Kharma, Joelle
    Background There are widespread fatalistic beliefs in Arab countries, especially among individuals with diabetes. However, there is no tool to assess diabetes fatalism in this population. This study describes the processes ...

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