Department of Family and Community Medicine

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Delivering bad or life-altering news

Berkey, F., Wiedemer, J. & Vithalani, N. D., Jul 15 2018, In : American family physician. 98, 2, p. 99-104 6 p.

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2 Scopus citations

Demographic and psychosocial factors associated with limited health literacy in a community-based sample of older Black Americans

Davis, S. N., Wischhusen, J. W., Sutton, S. K., Christy, S. M., Chavarria, E. A., Sutter, M. E., Roy, S., Meade, C. D. & Gwede, C. K., Feb 2020, In : Patient Education and Counseling. 103, 2, p. 385-391 7 p.

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Demographics and Treatment of Adolescent Posttraumatic Headache in a Regional Concussion Clinic

Bramley, H., Heverley, S., Lewis, M. M., Kong, L., Rivera, R. & Silvis, M., May 1 2015, In : Pediatric Neurology. 52, 5, p. 493-498 6 p.

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18 Scopus citations

Dental problems in primary care

Stephens, M., Wiedemer, J. & Kushner, G. M., Dec 1 2018, In : American family physician. 98, 11, p. 654-660 7 p.

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1 Scopus citations
27 Scopus citations

Design of early validation trials of biomarkers

Normolle, D., Ruffin IV, M. T. & Brenner, D., Dec 1 2005, In : Cancer Informatics. 1, 1, p. 25-31 7 p.

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3 Scopus citations

Developing a web site in primary care

Fetters, M. D., Ivankova, N. V., Ruffin, M., Creswell, J. W. & Power, D., Oct 1 2004, In : Family medicine. 36, 9, p. 651-659 9 p.

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11 Scopus citations
2 Scopus citations

Development and evaluation of a PCR and mass spectroscopy (PCR-MS)-based method for quantitative, type-specific detection of human papillomavirus

Patel, D. A., Shih, Y. J., Newton, D. W., Michael, C. W., Oeth, P. A., Kane, M. D., Opipari, A. W., Ruffin, IV, M. T., Kalikin, L. M. & Kurnit, D. M., Sep 1 2009, In : Journal of Virological Methods. 160, 1-2, p. 78-84 7 p.

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15 Scopus citations

Development and initial feedback about a human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine comic book for adolescents

Katz, M. L., Oldach, B. R., Goodwin, J., Reiter, P. L., Ruffin, M. T. & Paskett, E. D., Jun 2014, In : Journal of Cancer Education. 29, 2, p. 318-324 7 p.

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7 Scopus citations
133 Scopus citations

Development of exchange lists for Mediterranean and Healthy Eating Diets: Implementation in an intervention trial

Sidahmed, E., Cornellier, M. L., Ren, J., Askew, L. M., Li, Y., Talaat, N., Rapai, M. S., Ruffin, M. T., Turgeon, D. K., Brenner, D., Sen, A. & Djuric, Z., Oct 1 2014, In : Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. 27, 5, p. 413-425 13 p.

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10 Scopus citations

Device characteristics of long term electronic cigarette users: A follow-up study

Yingst, J., Foulds, J., Veldheer, S. & Du, P., Apr 2019, In : Addictive Behaviors. 91, p. 238-243 6 p.

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3 Scopus citations

Dextrose and morrhuate sodium injections (Prolotherapy) for knee osteoarthritis: A prospective open-label trial

Rabago, D., Patterson, J. J., Mundt, M., Zgierska, A., Fortney, L., Grettie, J. & Kijowski, R., May 1 2014, In : Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. 20, 5, p. 383-391 9 p.

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15 Scopus citations

Dextrose prolotherapy for knee osteoarthritis: A randomized controlled trial

Rabago, D., Patterson, J. J., Mundt, M., Kijowski, R., Grettie, J., Segal, N. A. & Zgierska, A., Jan 1 2013, In : Annals of family medicine. 11, 3, p. 229-237 9 p.

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58 Scopus citations

Dextrose Prolotherapy for Symptomatic Knee Osteoarthritis: Feasibility, Acceptability, and Patient-Oriented Outcomes in a Pilot-Level Quality Improvement Project

Rabago, D., Kansariwala, I., Marshall, D., Nourani, B., Stiffler-Joachim, M. & Heiderscheit, B., Apr 1 2019, In : Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. 25, 4, p. 406-412 7 p.

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Diabetes-induced bradycardia is an intrinsic metabolic defect reversed by carnitine

Malone, M. A., Schocken, D. D., Hanna, S. K., Liang, X. & Malone, J. I., Aug 1 2007, In : Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental. 56, 8, p. 1118-1123 6 p.

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17 Scopus citations

Diabetes nurse case management and motivational interviewing for change (DYNAMIC): Results of a 2-year randomized controlled pragmatic trial

Gabbay, R. A., Añel-Tiangco, R. M., Dellasega, C., Mauger, D., Adelman, A. & Van Horn, D. H. A., Sep 1 2013, In : Journal of Diabetes. 5, 3, p. 349-357 9 p.

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35 Scopus citations

Diagnosis and management of pancreatic cancer

De La Cruz, M. S. D., Young, A. P. & Ruffin IV, M. T., Apr 15 2014, In : American family physician. 89, 8, p. 626-632 7 p.

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33 Scopus citations

Diagnostic potential and interactive dynamics of the colorectal cancer virome

Hannigan, G. D., Duhaime, M. B., Ruffin, M. T., Koumpouras, C. C. & Schloss, P. D., Nov 1 2018, In : mBio. 9, 6, e02248-18.

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23 Scopus citations

Dietary Interventions for Recurrent Abdominal Pain in Childhood

Qiu, J. J., Jan 1 2018, In : American family physician. 97, 1, 1 p.

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Dietary supplements: Physician knowledge and adverse event reporting

Cellini, M., Attipoe, S., Seales, P., Gray, R., Ward, A., Stephens, M. & Deuster, P. A., Jan 1 2013, In : Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 45, 1, p. 23-28 6 p.

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34 Scopus citations

Differences in management of suspected myocardial infarction in men and women

Green, L. A. & Ruffin, M., Jan 1 1993, In : Journal of Family Practice. 36, 4, p. 389-393 5 p.

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15 Scopus citations

Direct-to-consumer genetic testing: User motivations, decision making, and perceived utility of results

Roberts, J. S., Gornick, M. C., Carere, D. A., Uhlmann, W. R., Ruffin, M. T. & Green, R. C., Jun 1 2017, In : Public health genomics. 20, 1, p. 36-45 10 p.

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35 Scopus citations

Disparate results between proliferation rates of surgically excised prostate tumors and an in vitro bioassay using sera from a positive randomized controlled trial

Azrad, M., Vollmer, R. T., Madden, J., Polascik, T. J., Snyder, D. C., Ruffin, M. T., Moul, J. W., Brenner, D., He, X. & Demark-Wahnefried, W., Apr 1 2015, In : Biotechnic and Histochemistry. 90, 3, p. 184-189 6 p.

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2 Scopus citations

Disparities in collaborative patient-provider communication about human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination

Moss, J. L., Gilkey, M. B., Rimer, B. K. & Brewer, N. T., Jun 2 2016, In : Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics. 12, 6, p. 1476-1483 8 p.

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10 Scopus citations

Disparities in health-related quality of life in women undergoing treatment for advanced ovarian cancer: the role of individual-level and contextual social determinants

Moss, J. L., Murphy, J., Filiaci, V. L., Wenzel, L. B., Minasian, L. & Temkin, S. M., Feb 1 2019, In : Supportive Care in Cancer. 27, 2, p. 531-538 8 p.

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Disqualifying criteria in a preparticipation sports evaluation

Rifat, S. F., Ruffin, M. & Gorenflo, D. W., Jan 1 1995, In : Journal of Family Practice. 41, 1, p. 42-50 9 p.

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28 Scopus citations

Do correlates of HPV vaccine initiation differ between adolescent boys and girls?

Gilkey, M. B., Moss, J. L., McRee, A. L. & Brewer, N. T., Sep 7 2012, In : Vaccine. 30, 41, p. 5928-5934 7 p.

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82 Scopus citations

Dose escalation of a curcuminoid formulation

Lao, C. D., Ruffin IV, M. T., Normolle, D., Heath, D. D., Murray, S. I., Bailey, J. M., Boggs, M. E., Crowell, J., Rock, C. L. & Brenner, D. E., Mar 17 2006, In : BMC complementary and alternative medicine. 6, 10.

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722 Scopus citations

Dose-response relationship with increasing doses of dextromethorphan for children with cough

Paul, I. M., Shaffer, M. L., Yoder, K. E., Sturgis, S. A., Baker, M. S. & Berlin, C. M., Sep 1 2004, In : Clinical therapeutics. 26, 9, p. 1508-1514 7 p.

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17 Scopus citations

Do youth hockey coaches allow players with a known concussion to participate in a game?

Bramley, H., Kroft, C., Polk, D., Newberry, T. & Silvis, M., Mar 1 2012, In : Clinical Pediatrics. 51, 3, p. 283-287 5 p.

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15 Scopus citations

Dual targeting of the antagonistic pathways mediated by Sirt1 and TXNIP as a putative approach to enhance the efficacy of anti-aging interventions.

Mousa, S. A., Gallati, C. A., Simone, T., Dier, E., Yalcin, M., Dyskin, E., Thangirala, S., Hanko, C. & Rebbaa, A., Apr 1 2009, In : Aging. 1, 4, p. 412-424 13 p.

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12 Scopus citations

Dysrhythmias with loperamide used for opioid withdrawal

Vithalani, N. D., Heron, C., Rao, R. E., Cardell, A. F. & Stephens, M. B., Nov 1 2017, In : Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 30, 6, p. 832-834 3 p.

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5 Scopus citations

Dziesieć lat doświadczeń pracowni zaburzeń oddychania w czasie snu w Instytucie Gruźlicy i Chorób płuc.

Translated title of the contribution: Ten years experience of the sleep laboratory at the Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease in WarsawJonczak, L., Sliwiński, P., Cieślicki, J., Koziej, M., Mańkowski, M., Pływaczewski, R., Zgierska, A., Bednarek, M. & Zieliński, J., 2001, In : Pneumonologia i alergologia polska : organ Polskiego Towarzystwa Ftyzjopneumonologicznego, Polskiego Towarzystwa Alergologicznego, i Instytutu Gruźlicy i Chorób Płuc. 69, 9-10, p. 538-544 7 p.

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4 Scopus citations

Early inflammatory response of knee ligaments to prolotherapy in a rat model

Jensen, K. T., Rabago, D. P., Best, T. M., Patterson, J. J. & Vanderby, R., Jun 1 2008, In : Journal of Orthopaedic Research. 26, 6, p. 816-823 8 p.

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54 Scopus citations

E-cigarette users commonly stealth vape in places where e-cigarette use is prohibited

Yingst, J. M., Lester, C., Veldheer, S., Allen, S. I., Du, P. & Foulds, J., Sep 1 2019, In : Tobacco Control. 28, 5, p. 493-497 5 p.

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9 Scopus citations

Effectiveness of nasal irrigation for chronic rhinosinusitis and fatigue in patients with Gulf War illness: Protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Hayer, S. D., Rabago, D. P., Amaza, I. P., Kille, T., Coe, C. L., Zgierska, A., Zakletskaia, L., Mundt, M. P., Krahn, D., Obasi, C. N. & Molander, R. C., Mar 1 2015, In : Contemporary Clinical Trials. 41, p. 219-226 8 p.

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3 Scopus citations

Effectiveness of steam inhalation and nasal irrigation for chronic or recurrent sinus symptoms in primary care: A pragmatic randomized controlled trial

Little, P., Mullee, M., Stuart, B., Thomas, T., Johnson, S., Leydon, G., Rabago, D., Richards-Hall, S., Williamson, I., Yao, G., Zhu, S., Raftery, J. & Moore, M., Sep 20 2016, In : CMAJ. 188, 13, p. 940-949 10 p.

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7 Scopus citations

Effect of adapted interpersonal psychotherapy versus health education on mood and eating in the laboratory among adolescent girls with loss of control eating

Tanofsky-Kraff, M., Crosby, R. D., Vannucci, A., Kozlosky, M., Shomaker, L. B., Brady, S. M., Sbrocco, T., Pickworth, C. K., Stephens, M., Young, J. F., Olsen, C. H., Kelly, N. R., Radin, R., Cassidy, O., Wilfley, D. E., Reynolds, J. C. & Yanovski, J. A., May 1 2016, In : International Journal of Eating Disorders. 49, 5, p. 490-498 9 p.

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7 Scopus citations

Effect of cigarette rod length on smokers switching to SPECTRUM cigarettes

Hrabovsky, S. M., Midya, V., Lester, C., Veldheer, S., Yingst, J. M., Allen, S. I., Krebs, N. M., Liao, J., Reinhart, L., Modesto, J., Evins, A. E., Richie, J. P., Muscat, J. E., Horn, K. & Foulds, J., Mar 2019, In : American Journal of Health Behavior. 43, 2, p. 380-392 13 p.

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Effect of distance and travel time on rural women's compliance with screening mammography: An UPRNet study

Kreher, N. E., Hickner, J. M., Ruffin, M. & Chen Sheng Lin, S. L., Jan 1 1995, In : Journal of Family Practice. 40, 2, p. 143-147 5 p.

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29 Scopus citations

Effect of Enzogenol® Supplementation on Cognitive, Executive, and Vestibular/Balance Functioning in Chronic Phase of Concussion

Walter, A., Finelli, K., Bai, X., Arnett, P., Bream, T., Seidenberg, P., Lynch, S., Johnson, B. & Slobounov, S., Feb 17 2017, In : Developmental Neuropsychology. 42, 2, p. 93-103 11 p.

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Effect of ginger root on cyclooxygenase-1 and 15-hydroxyprostaglandin dehydrogenase expression in colonic mucosa of humans at normal and increased risk for colorectal cancer

Jiang, Y., Turgeon, D. K., Wright, B. D., Sidahmed, E., Ruffin, M. T., Brenner, D. E., Sen, A. & Zick, S. M., Sep 1 2013, In : European Journal of Cancer Prevention. 22, 5, p. 455-460 6 p.

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23 Scopus citations

Effect of lateral epicondylosis on grip force development

Chourasia, A. O., Buhr, K. A., Rabago, D. P., Kijowski, R., Irwin, C. B. & Sesto, M. E., Jan 1 2012, In : Journal of Hand Therapy. 25, 1, p. 27-37 11 p.

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15 Scopus citations

Effect of low-fat diets on plasma levels of NF-κB-regulated inflammatory cytokines and angiogenic factors in men with prostate cancer

Heymach, J. V., Shackleford, T. J., Tran, H. T., Yoo, S. Y., Do, K. A., Wergin, M., Saintigny, P., Vollmer, R. T., Polascik, T. J., Snyder, D. C., Ruffin IV, M. T., Yan, S., Dewhirst, M., Kunnumakkara, A. B., Aggarwal, B. B. & Demark-Wahnefried, W., Oct 1 2011, In : Cancer Prevention Research. 4, 10, p. 1590-1598 9 p.

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22 Scopus citations

Effect of preventive messages tailored to family history on health behaviors: The family healthware impact trial

Ruffin, M. T., Nease, D. E., Sen, A., Pace, W. D., Wang, C., Acheson, L. S., Rubinstein, W. S., O'Neill, S. & Gramling, R., Jan 1 2011, In : Annals of family medicine. 9, 1, p. 3-11 9 p.

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94 Scopus citations

Effect of systemic glucocorticoids on exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Adelman, A., Jan 1 1999, In : The Journal of family practice. 48, 10, p. 750-751 2 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Effects of Alcohol Intoxication on Risk Taking, Strategy, and Error Rate in Visuomotor Performance

Streufert, S., Pogash, R. M., Roache, J., Gingrich, D., Landis, R., Severs, W., Lonardi, L. & Kantner, A., Aug 1992, In : Journal of Applied Psychology. 77, 4, p. 515-524 10 p.

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20 Scopus citations

Effects of alprazolam on complex human functioning

Streufert, S., Satish, U., Pogash, R., Gingrich, D., Landis, J. R., Lonardi, L., Miller, J., Severs, W. & Roache, J. D., Nov 1 1996, In : Journal of Applied Social Psychology. 26, 21, p. 1912-1930 19 p.

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7 Scopus citations