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Pruritis and palpable purpura from leeches in the australian rainforest

Seiverling, E., Greene, A. A. K. & Ahrns, H., Jan 1 2014, In : IDCases. 1, 2, p. 9-11 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Leeches
Purpura
Pruritus
Bites and Stings
Differential Diagnosis
4 Citations (Scopus)

Psychosocial factors in risk of cervical intraepithelial lesions

Wilkerson, J. E., Bailey, J. M., Bieniasz, M. E., Murray, S. I. & Ruffin, M. T., Apr 1 2009, In : Journal of Women's Health. 18, 4, p. 513-518 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cell Biology
Psychology
Apgar Score
Papanicolaou Test
Checklist
47 Citations (Scopus)

Psychosocial predictors of adherence to risk-appropriate cervical cancer screening guidelines: A cross sectional study of women in Ohio Appalachia participating in the Community Awareness Resources and Education (CARE) project

Paskett, E. D., McLaughlin, J. M., Reiter, P. L., Lehman, A. M., Rhoda, D. A., Katz, M. L., Hade, E. M., Post, D. M. & Ruffin, M. T., Jan 1 2010, In : Preventive Medicine. 50, 1-2, p. 74-80 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Appalachian Region
Early Detection of Cancer
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
Cross-Sectional Studies
Guidelines
3 Citations (Scopus)

Pulmonary and other health effects of electronic cigarette use among adult smokers participating in a randomized controlled smoking reduction trial

Veldheer, S., Yingst, J., Midya, V., Hummer, B., Lester, C., Krebs, N., Hrabovsky, S., Wilhelm, A., Liao, J. J., Yen, M. S., Cobb, C., Eissenberg, T. & Foulds, J., Apr 1 2019, In : Addictive Behaviors. 91, p. 95-101 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tobacco Products
Smoking
Health
Lung
Blood Pressure
14 Citations (Scopus)

QNOTE: An instrument for measuring the quality of EHR clinical notes

Burke, H. B., Hoang, A., Becher, D., Fontelo, P., Liu, F., Stephens, M., Pangaro, L. N., Sessums, L. L., O'Malley, P., Baxi, N. S., Bunt, C. W., Capaldi, V. F., Chen M., J. M., Cooper, B. A., Djuric, D. A., Hodge, J. A., Kane, S., Magee, C., Makary, Z. R., Mallory, R. M. & 4 others, Miller, T., Saperstein, A., Servey, J. & Gimbel, R. W., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 21, 5, p. 910-916 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Outpatients
Internal Medicine
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Multicenter Studies
Medicine
9 Citations (Scopus)

Quality of outpatient clinical notes: A stakeholder definition derived through qualitative research

Hanson, J. L., Stephens, M., Pangaro, L. N. & Gimbel, R. W., Nov 21 2012, In : BMC health services research. 12, 1, 407.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Qualitative Research
Outpatients
Documentation
Delivery of Health Care
Administrative Personnel
41 Citations (Scopus)

Quantitation of 6-, 8- and 10-gingerols and 6-shogaol in human plasma by high performance liquid chromatography with electrochemical detection

Zick, S. M., Ruffin, M. T., Djuric, Z., Normolle, D. & Brenner, D. E., Sep 1 2010, In : International Journal of Biomedical Science. 6, 3, p. 233-240 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plasma (human)
Ginger
High performance liquid chromatography
High Pressure Liquid Chromatography
Assays
15 Citations (Scopus)

Quantitative analysis of single amino acid variant peptides associated with pancreatic cancer in serum by an isobaric labeling quantitative method

Nie, S., Yin, H., Tan, Z., Anderson, M. A., Ruffin, M., Simeone, D. M. & Lubman, D. M., Dec 5 2014, In : Journal of Proteome Research. 13, 12, p. 6058-6066 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pancreatic Neoplasms
Labeling
Amino Acids
Peptides
Serum
20 Citations (Scopus)

Radiation exposure and cost influence physician medical image decision making: A randomized controlled trial

Gimbel, R. W., Fontelo, P., Stephens, M. B., Olsen, C. H., Bunt, C., Ledford, C. J. W., Loveland Cook, C. A., Liu, F. & Burke, H. B., Jul 1 2013, In : Medical care. 51, 7, p. 628-632 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Randomized Controlled Trials
Physicians
Costs and Cost Analysis
Tomography
Safety
1 Citation (Scopus)

Randomized study of probiotics in primary care

Patel, J., Curry, W. J., Graybill, M. A., Bernard, S., Mcdermott, A. S. & Karpa, K., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research. 5, 3, p. 187-190 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Probiotics
Primary Health Care
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Family Practice
Placebos
2 Citations (Scopus)

Ranking states on coverage of cancer-preventing vaccines among adolescents: The influence of imprecision

Waldrop, A. R., Moss, J., Liu, B. & Zhu, L., Jan 1 2017, In : Public Health Reports. 132, 6, p. 627-636 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cancer Vaccines
Confidence Intervals
Vaccination
Hepatitis B
Public Health
1 Citation (Scopus)

Rare adverse events associated with corticosteroid injections: A case series and literature review

Smuin, D. M., Seidenberg, P., Sirlin, E. A., Phillips, S. & Silvis, M., May 1 2016, In : Current Sports Medicine Reports. 15, 3, p. 171-176 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lactation Disorders
Intra-Articular Injections
Panic Disorder
Vision Disorders
Arthralgia
3 Citations (Scopus)

Reason for visit: Is migrant health care that different?

Henning, G. F., Graybill, M. & George, J., Mar 1 2008, In : Journal of Rural Health. 24, 2, p. 219-220 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Delivery of Health Care
Health Personnel
Integumentary System
Musculoskeletal Pain
Musculoskeletal System
5 Citations (Scopus)
Tobacco Use Cessation Products
Therapeutics
Costs and Cost Analysis
Smoking Cessation
Nicotine
4 Citations (Scopus)

Recognition of community-acquired anthrax: Has anything changed since 2001?

Stephens, M. & Marvin, B., Jan 1 2010, In : Military Medicine. 175, 9, p. 671-675 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anthrax
Differential Diagnosis
Primary Care Physicians
Human Influenza
Pneumonia
4 Citations (Scopus)

Recommendations of the first Michigan conference on prostate cancer

Porter, A. T., Zimmerman, J., Ruffin, M., Chernew, M., Callaghan, C., Davis, R., Lee, F., Montie, J., Swanson, G. M. & Oesterling, J. E., Jan 1 1996, In : Urology. 48, 4, p. 519-534 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prostatic Neoplasms
Life Expectancy
Therapeutic Uses
African Americans
Quality of Life
3 Citations (Scopus)
Primary Health Care
Medicine
medicine
Students
university
29 Citations (Scopus)

Recruitment and retention of economically underserved women to a cervical cancer prevention trial

Bailey, J. M., Bieniasz, M. E., Kmak, D., Brenner, D. E. & Ruffin, M., Jan 1 2004, In : Applied Nursing Research. 17, 1, p. 55-60 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
Nurse Practitioners
Creativity
Vulnerable Populations
Child Care
105 Citations (Scopus)

Recruitment of minority and underserved populations in the United States: The centers for population health and health disparities experience

Paskett, E. D., Reeves, K. W., McLaughlin, J. M., Katz, M. L., McAlearney, A. S., Ruffin, M., Halbert, C. H., Merete, C., Davis, F. & Gehlert, S., Nov 1 2008, In : Contemporary Clinical Trials. 29, 6, p. 847-861 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vulnerable Populations
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Research Ethics Committees
Health
Research

Rectal mucosal quantitative galactose oxidase-Schiff reaction as an early detection biomarker for colorectal cancer: Comparison to fecal occult stool blood test

Ruffin, M., Normolle, D. P., Evelegh, M. J., Baron, J. A., Bresalier, R. S., Marcon, N. E., Syngal, S., Turgeon, D. K., Tuck, M. K. & Brenner, D. E., Dec 1 2010, In : Cancer Biomarkers. 8, 2, p. 109-112 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Galactose Oxidase
Occult Blood
Hematologic Tests
Colorectal Neoplasms
Biomarkers
7 Citations (Scopus)

Reduced nicotine content cigarettes in smokers of low socioeconomic status: Study protocol for a randomized control trial

Krebs, N. M., Allen, S. I., Veldheer, S., Martinez, D. J., Horn, K., Livelsberger, C., Modesto, J., Kuprewicz, R., Wilhelm, A., Hrabovsky, S., Kazi, A., Fazzi, A., Liao, J. J., Zhu, J., Wasserman, E., Reilly, S. M., Reinhart, L., Trushin, N., Moyer, R. E., Bascom, R. & 3 others, Foulds, J., Richie, J. & Muscat, J., Jul 3 2017, In : Trials. 18, 1, 300.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nicotine
Social Class
Tobacco Products
Smoking
Research
18 Citations (Scopus)

Relationships between serum and colon concentrations of carotenoids and fatty acids in randomized dietary intervention trial

Sen, A., Ren, J., Ruffin, M., Turgeon, D. K., Brenner, D. E., Sidahmed, E., Rapai, M. E., Cornellier, M. L. & Djuric, Z., Jun 1 2013, In : Cancer Prevention Research. 6, 6, p. 558-565 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carotenoids
Colon
Fatty Acids
Serum
Fats

Residency curricula on physician-pharmaceutical industry interaction: A CERA study

Evans, D. V., Waters, R. C., Olsen, C., Stephens, M. & Brown, S. R., Jan 1 2016, In : Family medicine. 48, 1, p. 44-48 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drug Industry
Internship and Residency
Curriculum
Physicians
Industry

Resident Handover: Need for Structured Curriculum and Quality Outcome Studies

Aprile, J. M., Reed, B. D., Baskar, S., Aprile, B. M. & Krishna, S., Jun 1 2017, In : Medical Science Educator. 27, 2, p. 281-293 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Curriculum
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
resident
curriculum
Clinical Competence

Results of a Pilot Study of a Mail-Based Human Papillomavirus Self-Testing Program for Underscreened Women from Appalachian Ohio

Reiter, P. L., Shoben, A. B., McDonough, D., Ruffin, M., Steinau, M., Unger, E. R., Paskett, E. D. & Katz, M. L., Mar 1 2019, In : Sexually transmitted diseases. 46, 3, p. 185-190 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Postal Service
Papanicolaou Test
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
Pamphlets
Control Groups
27 Citations (Scopus)

Review of medicolegal cases for cauda equina syndrome: What factors lead to an adverse outcome for the provider?

Daniels, E. W., Gordon, Z., French, K., Ahn, U. M. & Ahn, N. U., Mar 1 2012, In : Orthopedics. 35, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyradiculopathy
Urinary Bladder
Referral and Consultation
Risk Management
Orthopedics

Ringed telangiectasias: An unusual presentation of telangiectasia macularis eruptiva perstans

Siddique, L., Ahrns, H. & Seiverling, E., Jan 1 2017, In : BMJ Case Reports. 2017, 221784.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Telangiectasis
Cutaneous Mastocytosis
PUVA Therapy
Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia
Dye Lasers

Risk adjustment in maternity care: The use of indirect standardization

Nicholson, J. M., Sep 28 2010, In : International Journal of Women's Health. 2, 1, p. 255-262 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Risk Adjustment
Family Physicians
Pregnancy
Diagnosis-Related Groups
Urban Hospitals
74 Citations (Scopus)

Risk of stillbirth and infant death stratified by gestational age

Rosenstein, M. G., Cheng, Y. W., Snowden, J. M., Nicholson, J. & Caughey, A. B., Jan 1 2012, In : Obstetrics and Gynecology. 120, 1, p. 76-82 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stillbirth
Gestational Age
Pregnancy
Risk Management
Infant Mortality
3 Citations (Scopus)

Roadmap for creating an accelerated three-year medical education program

Leong, S. L., Cangiarella, J., Fancher, T., Dodson, L., Grochowski, C., Harnik, V., Hustedde, C., Jones, B., Kelly, C., Macerollo, A., Reboli, A. C., Rosenfeld, M., Rundell, K., Thompson, T., Whyte, R. & Pusic, M., Jan 1 2017, In : Medical education online. 22, 1, 1396172.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

education
student
individualization
evaluation
school
1 Citation (Scopus)

Routine preoperative testing before cataract surgery.

Stephens, M., Jan 1 2000, In : The Journal of family practice. 49, 4, p. 299-300 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medical History Taking
Elective Surgical Procedures
Cataract Extraction
Intraoperative Complications
Routine Diagnostic Tests
1 Citation (Scopus)

Sacral stress fracture in a professional hockey player

Southam, J. D., Silvis, M. L. & Black, K. P., Nov 1 2010, In : Orthopedics. 33, 11

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hockey
Stress Fractures
Athletes
Sports
Spondylolysis
12 Citations (Scopus)

Sacral stress fracture in a professional hockey player: a case report.

Southam, J. D., Silvis, M. L. & Black, K. P., Jan 1 2010, In : Orthopedics. 33, 11, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hockey
Stress Fractures
Athletes
Sports
Spondylolysis

Saline Irrigation for Allergic Rhinitis

Clebak, K., Naccarato, J. & Riley, T., May 1 2019, In : American family physician. 99, 9, p. 544-545 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Allergic Rhinitis
15 Citations (Scopus)

School entry requirements and coverage of nontargeted adolescent vaccines

Moss, J. L., Reiter, P. L., Truong, Y. K., Rimer, B. K. & Brewer, N. T., Dec 2016, In : Pediatrics. 138, 6, e20161414.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vaccination
Vaccines
Diphtheria
Whooping Cough
Tetanus
2 Citations (Scopus)

Screening for diabetic retinopathy: Perceived barriers and patient acceptability of digital scans

Massaro, L., Curry, W. & Quillen, D., Sep 2010, In : Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management. 17, 9, p. 17-22 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diabetic Retinopathy
Primary Health Care
Photography
Mydriasis
Insurance Coverage
4 Citations (Scopus)

Screening for prostate cancer.

Ruffin, M., Jan 1 1999, In : The Journal of family practice. 48, 8, p. 581-582 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mass Screening
Quebec
Prostate-Specific Antigen
Reproducibility of Results
Prostatic Neoplasms
2 Citations (Scopus)

Screening for type II diabetes mellitus in the United States: The present and the future

Abid, A., Ahmad, S. & Waheed, A., Jun 13 2016, In : Clinical Medicine Insights: Endocrinology and Diabetes. 9, p. 19-22 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Guidelines
Professional Practice Gaps
58 Citations (Scopus)

Second stage of labor and epidural use: A larger effect than previously suggested

Cheng, Y. W., Shaffer, B. L., Nicholson, J. & Caughey, A. B., Feb 7 2014, In : Obstetrics and Gynecology. 123, 3, p. 527-535 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Second Labor Stage
Kaplan-Meier Estimate
Survival Analysis
Parity
Cohort Studies
8 Citations (Scopus)

Selection criteria for breast cancer chemoprevention subjects

Ruffin, M. T., August, D. A., Kelloff, G. J., Boone, C. W., Weber, B. L. & Brenner, D. E., 1993, In : Journal of cellular biochemistry. 53, S17G, p. 234-241 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chemoprevention
Patient Selection
Breast Neoplasms
Biomarkers
Carcinoma, Intraductal, Noninfiltrating
3 Citations (Scopus)

Selegiline and vitamin E in Alzheimer's disease.

Adelman, A., Jan 1 1997, In : The Journal of family practice. 45, 2, p. 98-100 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Selegiline
Neuroprotective Agents
Drug Combinations
Vitamin E
Reproducibility of Results

Sex differences in eating related behaviors and psychopathology among adolescent military dependents at risk for adult obesity and eating disorders

Quattlebaum, M., Burke, N. L., Higgins Neyland, M. K., Leu, W., Schvey, N. A., Pine, A., Morettini, A., LeMay-Russell, S., Wilfley, D. E., Stephens, M., Sbrocco, T., Yanovski, J. A., Jorgensen, S., Olsen, C., Klein, D., Quinlan, J. & Tanofsky-Kraff, M., Apr 1 2019, In : Eating Behaviors. 33, p. 73-77 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Feeding Behavior
Psychopathology
Sex Characteristics
Obesity
Eating
14 Citations (Scopus)

Short-, intermediate-, and long-term outcomes of Pennsylvania's continuum of tobacco education pilot project

Leone, F. T., Evers-Casey, S., Veloski, J., Patkar, A. A. & Kanzleiter-Keister, L., May 13 2009, In : Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 11, 4, p. 387-393 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tobacco
Medical Schools
Students
Education
Clinical Competence
9 Citations (Scopus)

Should electronic cigarette use be covered by clean indoor air laws?

Yingst, J. M., Veldheer, S., Hammett, E., Hrabovsky, S. & Foulds, J., Jan 1 2017, In : Tobacco Control. 26, e1, p. e16-e18

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Air
air
electronics
Law
smoking
12 Citations (Scopus)

Sleep Disturbance Following Concussion Is a Risk Factor for a Prolonged Recovery

Bramley, H., Henson, A., Lewis, M., Kong, L., Stetter, C. & Silvis, M., Dec 1 2017, In : Clinical Pediatrics. 56, 14, p. 1280-1285 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sleep
Melatonin
Sports
2 Citations (Scopus)

Social marketing and student documentation of asthma care: A quasi-randomized controlled trial

Gimbel, R. W., Olsen, C. H., Williams, P. M. & Stephens, M., Feb 2012, In : Family Medicine. 44, 2, p. 121-127 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Marketing
Documentation
Asthma
Randomized Controlled Trials
Electronic Health Records
8 Citations (Scopus)

Spatial variation of the native colon microbiota in healthy adults

Flynn, K. J., Ruffin, M., Kim Turgeon, D. & Schloss, P. D., Jul 1 2018, In : Cancer Prevention Research. 11, 7, p. 393-401 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microbiota
Colon
Mucous Membrane
Area Under Curve
Porphyromonas

Spontaneous hematomas

Yosay, J., Lennon, R. & Keck, J., Mar 1 2013, In : American family physician. 87, 5, p. 371-372 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hematoma

Sport-related Jejunal Rupture

Phillips, S., Seidenberg, P., Onks, C. & Armen, S., Mar 1 2019, In : Current sports medicine reports. 18, 3, p. 68-71 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sports
Rupture