Middle-East Academy for Medicine of Aging

Middle-East Journal of Family Medicine

Middle-East Journal of Age & Aging

Middle East Journal of Nursing

Middle East Journal of Business

Middle-East Association of Age Aging and Alzheimer's

Middle-East Primary Care Research Network

Middle East Network on Ageing Reseach

Middle-East Longevity Institute

Abyad Business Group





Dr. Abdulrazak Abyad


Books & Reports

1. Domingues P, Saint-Esteben JC, Nunez-Flores VR , Abyad A. Disabled Palestinians in Lebanon. MPDL and Echo Projects, 1999-2002

Book Chapters

1. Abyad A, Ashour A.M, Abou-Saleh M.T. Psychogeriatrics in the Arab World pp: 175-188. Images in Psychiatry: An Arab perspectives. Ed: Okasha A, Maj M. World Psychiatric Association. June 2001

2. Abyad, A. Cellulitis, part I . The 5-Minute Clinical Consult.
Dambro MR,Griffith HW, Lee and Febiger, 1993-2003

3. Abyad, A. Cellulitis, part II. The 5-Minute Clinical Consult.
Dambro MR,Griffith HW, Lee and Febiger, 1993-2003.

4. Abyad, A. Superficial Thrombophlebitis. The 5-Minute Clinical Consult. Dambro MR,Griffith HW, Lee and Febiger, 1993-2003.

5. Abyad, A. Cholera. The 5-Minute Clinical Consult. Dambro MR,Griffith HW, Lee and Febiger, 1994-2003.

6. Abyad, A. Tropical Sprue. The 5-Minute Clinical Consult. Dambro MR,Griffith HW, Lee and Febiger, 1994-2003.

7. Abyad, A. Tetanus. The 5-Minute Clinical Consult. Dambro MR,Griffith HW, Lee and Febiger, 1994-2003.

8. Abyad, A. Pernicious anemia. The 5-Minute Clinical Consult. Dambro MR,Griffith HW, Lee and Febiger, 94-2003.

Journal Articles
Research Papers

1. Abyad A, Al Imad Z. The accuracy of blood pressure measurement in the nursing home. International Journal of Medicine. 2004. Vol 7 No 3: PP:168-171.

2. Abyad A. Screening for hearing loss in the elderly. Geriatr today 2004, 7:43-45.

3. Abyad A. Evaluation of a new geriatric rotation for postgraduate residents in Lebanon. Educational Gerontology. 2003, Vol 29 No 5, PP:381-391.

4. Abyad A. S.Baeyni. The Clinical Significance of Calculated Versus Measured Creatinine Clearance in Elderly Patients. Emirates Medical Journal. 2002, 20(2): 139-142.

5. Abyad A. Prevalence of vitamin B12 deficiency among Demented Patients and Cognitive Recovery With Cobalamin Replacement. The Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging. 2002., vol 6, No 4.

6. Abyad A. Factors influencing decision to enter geriatric fellowship. Educational Gerontology. 2000; 26:97-105.

7. Abyad A. Routine Prenatal Screening Revisited. Health Care for Women International. 1999, Vol 20, No 2. PP: 137-145

8. Sarru E. Abyad A. House calls in Lebanon. Family Practice. 1999
, Vol 15, No 6. PP 571-575.

9. Hale F., Abyad A. Evaluation of a Summer Preceptorship. Singapore Family Physician. 1996; 22(1): 46-50.

10. Abyad. A. Cost effectiveness of Antenatal Screening for Syphilis . Health Care for Women International. 1995; 16( 4): 323-328.

11. Weiss. B, Reed. R, Kligman E, Abyad. A. Literacy and Performance on the Minimental State Examination. Journal of the American Geriatric Society. JAGS. 1995; 43: 807-810.

12. Abyad. A, Homsi. R. A Comparison of Pregnancy Care Delivered by Family Physicians Versus Obstetricians in Lebanon. Family Medicine. 1993; 25( 7): 465-470.

13. Abyad. A, Sibai. A. The General Practitioner in Lebanon: Is He a Potential Family Physician? Family Practice. 1992; 9 (4): 437-440.

14. Abyad. A. Screening for Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Pregnancy. The Journal of Family Practice, 1991; 33( 5): 471-74.

15. B. Doughan, Abyad. A, R. Zurub, R. Awayda, and R. Ismail. Dental Knowledge, Attitude, and Practices Among University Students. La Revue Dentaira Libanise. 1991; 30: 45-49

Case Reports

1. Farah S, Abyad A, Mourad FH, Uthman S. Lynch Syndrome: Report of two families from Lebanon and clinical review. Emirates Medical Journal. 2001, Vol 19, No 3. PP: 181-185.

2. Farah S, Uthman S, Abyad A. Budd Chiari Syndrome: A review of ten cases. Journal of International Medical Research. 1997; 25(3):171-174.

3. Sarru E, Akel M, Abyad A. Tubercular Cervical Lymphadenopathy. The Practitioner, East Mediterranean Edition. 1997; 8(2): 89-92.

4. Abyad. A. Shy-Drager syndrome, Journal of the American Board of Family Physician JABFP. 1995; 8 (4): 325-30.

5. Abyad. A., E. Kligman. Hereditary ataxia in the elderly. J of International Medical Research. 1995; 23 (1): 74-84.

6. Abyad. A, Kligman E. Primary Polycythemia Rubra Vera in the Elderly. J. of International Medical Research. 1994; 22 (2): 121-129.

Review Papers

1. Abyad A. Physicians, interdisciplinary teams, and communication in Nursing homes. Long-Term Care Interface. May 2004. Vol 5. N5. PP 28-31.

2. Abyad A. An Age-Old Problem. Arab Health. Issue three, 2003, PP30-31.

3. Abyad A, Al Imad R. Apolipoprotein E Genotyping for Alzheimer's Disease: Ethics and Clinical Implications. Long-Term Care Interface.
April 2002. Volume 3.N4. PP 50-54.

4. Abyad A. Diagnosis and Management of Vitamin B12 deficiency Among Elderly Patients. The Arab Journal of Psychiatry. 2001, Vol 12, No 2. PP:7-21

5. Abyad A. Health care services for the elderly a country profile-Lebanon.
Journal Of the American Geriatrics Society. Oct-2001. 49: 1366-70.

6. Abyad A, Al Imad R. Apolipoprotein E Genotyping for Alzheimer's Disease: Ethical Concerns and Implications for Clinical Practice. Lebanese Medical Journal. 1999, Vol 47(5) 291-294.

7. Abyad A. Constipation in the elderly diagnosis and management strategies.
Managed Care Interface; 1998 ,11(4): 87-93.

8. Abyad A. Constipation in Seniors: Diagnosis and Management Strategies. Mature Medicine. 1998; 1(2): 32-34.

9. Abyad A. In-office screening for age-related hearing and vision loss. Geriatrics. 1997; 52(6): 45-46

10. Abyad A. Elder Abuse: Diagnosis and Management. Medical Interface. 1996; 9(10): 97-101.

11. Abyad A. The Role of different faith in death and dying. Healing Ministry. 1996; 3(1): 21-26.

12. Abyad A. Alternative Medicine and treating cancer . Complementary Medicine International. 1996; 3(3): 37-40.

13. Abyad A. Grief counselling for primary care physicians. The Practitioner, East Mediterranean Edition. 1996; 7(3): 143-146.

14. Abyad A. General Paresis: Diagnosis and Management. Medical Interface. 1996; 9(2): 87-93.

15. Abyad A, Murad. F. Constipation: common sense care of the older patient. Geriatrics. 1996; 51(12): 28-34.

16. Abyad A. Screening and Management of Hearing Loss in the Elderly. Medical Interface. 1996; 9(1): 89-90, 107.

17. Abyad A. Family Medicine in the Middle-East: Reflection on the experiences of several countries. Journal of the American Board of Family Physician JABF. 1996; 9 (4): 289-297.

18. Abyad A. Preoperative Evaluation in the Elderly-April- June 1995
Spain Gerontology.

19. Abyad. A. Falls in the elderly. J Med Liban. 1995; 43( 4):194-99.

20. Abyad. A. Perioperative evaluation and management in the elderly. Bahrain Medical Journal. 1995; 17(4):146-152.

21. Abyad A. Geriatric in Lebanon the Beginning. Int'L. J. Aging & human Development. 1995; 41(4): 299-309.

22. Abyad A. Use of Receiver -Operating Characteristic (ROC) Curves. Research News Feb. 28, 1995; 9(1): 3-9.

23. Abayd. A. Euthanasia The Dilemma. Lebanese Medical Journal. J Med Liban. 1994; 42(3):83-87.

24. Abyad. A. The Lebanese Health Care system. Family Practice. 1994; 11: 159-161.

25. Abyad. A. The Hospice Movement : Growth as an alternative , not an integrated movement. Medical Interface. 1994; 7(6):129-32.

26. Abyad. A. Pressure Sore in The Elderly. Medical Interface. 1994; 7(2):135-42.

27. Abyad. A. Nutritional Guidance for Pregnant women. Clinical Consultation in Obstetric. 1993; 5 (4): 230-235.

28. Abyad. A. Pneumonia in the Elderly: Management Considerations , Medical Interface. 1993; 6(7): 91-101.

29. Abyad. A. Chronic Pain in the Elderly: Management Strategies. Medical Interface. 1993; 6(5): 99-109.

30. Abyad. A. Palliative Care: The Future. The American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care. Nov-Dec 1993. PP 23-28.

31. Abyad. A. Prevention and Management of Osteoporosis in Women. Medical Interface. 1993; 6(3): 103-112.

32. Abyad. A, R. Zoorab S. Sidani. Family Medicine in Lebanon: Ten Years Later. Family Medicine. 1992; 24(8): 525-29.

33. Abyad. A, J.T. Boyer. Arthritis in the Elderly. Current Opinion in Rheumatology. 1992; 4( 2): 153-59.

34. Abyad. A. Hypercholesterolemia, The Challenge to Primary Care, Screening, and Diagnosis. J Med Liban . 1991; 39(2)