Department of Family and Community Medicine

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    17033 Hershey

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1994
10 Citations (Scopus)

A closer examination of sex bias in the treatment of ischemic cardiac disease

Green, L. A. & Ruffin, M., Jan 1 1994, In : Journal of Family Practice. 39, 4, p. 331-336 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sexism
Heart Diseases
Ischemia
Therapeutics
Logistic Models
13 Citations (Scopus)

Alcohol and managerial performance

Streufert, S., Pogash, R., Roache, J., Severs, W., Gingrich, D., Landis, R., Lonardi, L. & Kantner, A., Jan 1 1994, In : Journal of Studies on Alcohol. 55, 2, p. 230-238 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

intoxication
alcohol
Alcohols
Alcoholic Intoxication
Myopia
51 Citations (Scopus)

A multivariate model for specialty preference by medical students

Gorenflo, D. W., Ruffin IV, M. T. & Sheets, K. J., Jan 1 1994, In : Journal of Family Practice. 39, 6, p. 570-576 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medical Students
Students
Primary Health Care
Medicine
Medical Schools
9 Citations (Scopus)

Fellowship training in family medicine: Results of a national survey

Elward, K. S., Goldstein, A. O. & Ruffin, M., 1994, In : Family Medicine. 26, 6, p. 376-381 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medicine
Sports Medicine
Geriatrics
Obstetrics
Adolescent Medicine
19 Citations (Scopus)

House call practices: A comparison by specialty

Adelman, A., Fredman, L. & Knight, A. L., 1994, In : Journal of Family Practice. 39, 1, p. 39-44 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

House Calls
Physicians
Family Physicians
Pediatrics
Family Practice

Influence of income, hours worked, and loan repayment on medical students' decision to pursue a primary care career

Rosenthal, M. P., Diamond, J. J., Rabinowitz, H. K., Bauer, L. C., Jones, R. L., Kearl, G. W., Kelly, R. B., Sheets, K. J., Jaffe, A., Jonas, A. P. & Ruffin, M., Mar 23 1994, In : Journal of the American Medical Association. 271, 12, p. 914-917 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medical Students
Primary Health Care
Students
Medical Schools
Life Style
75 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of Income, Hours Worked, and Loan Repayment on Medical Students' Decision to Pursue a Primary Care Career

Rosenthal, M. P., Diamond, J. J., Rabinowitz, H. K., Bauer, L. C., Jones, R. L., Kearl, G. W., Kelly, R. B., Sheets, K. J., Jaffe, A., Patrick, A. & Ruffin, M., Mar 23 1994, In : JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association. 271, 12, p. 914-917 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medical Students
Primary Health Care
Students
Medical Schools
Life Style
34 Citations (Scopus)

Patients' Interpretation of Qualitative Probability Statements

Woloshin, K. K., Ruffin, M. & Gorenflo, D. W., Jan 1 1994, In : Archives of family medicine. 3, 11, p. 961-966 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1993
18 Citations (Scopus)

Alcohol and Complex Functioning

Streufert, S., Pogash, R. M., Gingrich, D., Kantner, A., Lonardi, L., Severs, W., Landis, R. & Roache, J., Jan 1 1993, In : Journal of Applied Social Psychology. 23, 11, p. 847-866 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dimercaprol
Alcohols
Placebos
Task Performance and Analysis
Beverages
20 Citations (Scopus)

Anterior knee pain: The challenge of patellofemoral syndrome

Ruffin, M. & Kiningham, R. B., Jan 1 1993, In : American family physician. 47, 1, p. 185-194 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
Knee
Pain
Differential Diagnosis
Physical Examination
10 Citations (Scopus)

A portable tensiometer for assessing surgeon’s knot tying technique

Batra, E., Taylor, P. T., Franz, D. A., Towler, M. A. & Edlich, R. F., Jan 1 1993, In : Gynecologic Oncology. 48, 1, p. 114-118 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sutures
Nylons
Medical Students
Hand
Surgeons
3 Citations (Scopus)

Cervical Cancer Screening: Issues of Collection Tools and Reporting

Ruffin, M., Jan 1 1993, In : Archives of family medicine. 2, 3, p. 261-263 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Uterine Cervical Dysplasia
Equipment Design
Colposcopy
Mass Screening
Vaginal Smears
15 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Physicians' Practice Patterns
Sex Factors
Coronary Care Units
Observer Variation
Family Practice
17 Citations (Scopus)

Factors associated with human papillomavirus infection in women encountered in community-based offices.

Reed, B. D., Zazove, P., Gregoire, L., Gorenflo, D. W., Lancaster, W. D. & Ruffin, M., Dec 1 1993, In : Archives of Family Medicine. 2, 12, p. 1239-1248 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Papillomavirus Infections
Sexual Partners
Pruritus
Infection
Human papillomavirus 18
16 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of surgeon's tying technique on knot security.

Batra, E., Franz, D. A., Towler, M. A., Rodeheaver, G. T., Thacker, J. G., Zimmer, C. A. & Edlich, R. F., Jan 1 1993, In : Journal of applied biomaterials : an official journal of the Society for Biomaterials. 4, 3, p. 241-247 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Students
15 Citations (Scopus)

Presence of human papillomavirus infection of the uterine cervix as determined by different detection methods in a low-risk community-based population.

Zazove, P., Reed, B. D., Gregoire, L., Gorenflo, D. W., Lancaster, W. D., Ruffin, M. & Hruszczyk, J., Dec 1 1993, In : Archives of Family Medicine. 2, 12, p. 1250-1258 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Papillomavirus Infections
Cervix Uteri
Population
Polymerase Chain Reaction
Papanicolaou Test
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
14 Citations (Scopus)

The rational management of labor

Smith, M. A., Ruffin, M. & Green, L. A., Jan 1 1993, In : American family physician. 47, 6, p. 1471-1481 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lacerations
Parturition
Cardiotocography
Labor Pain
Episiotomy
1992
9 Citations (Scopus)

Adults' knowledge about the use of child restraint devices

Ruffin, M. & Kantor, R., Jan 1 1992, In : Family Medicine. 24, 5, p. 382-385 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Equipment and Supplies
Motor Vehicles
Child Mortality
Morbidity
Seat Belts
1 Citation (Scopus)

Aquatic access for the disabled

Walk, E. E., Himel, H. N., Batra, E., Baruch, L., O'connor, M. B., Tanner, A. E. & Edlich, R. F., Jan 1 1992, In : Journal of Burn Care and Rehabilitation. 13, 3, p. 356-357 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Water
Hydrotherapy
Toilet Facilities
Pressure
Burn Units
172 Citations (Scopus)

Characteristics of a productive research environment: Literature review

Bland, C. J. & Ruffin, M., Jan 1 1992, In : Academic Medicine. 67, 6, p. 385-397 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

productivity
group climate
leadership
governance
literature

Computerized medical records in Family Medicine journals, 1981-1990: Diffusion of an innovation

Fredman, L. & Adelman, A., Jan 1 1992, In : Family medicine. 24, 3, p. 232-234 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diffusion of Innovation
Computerized Medical Records Systems
Medicine
Family Practice
Medicine in Literature
18 Citations (Scopus)

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., Jan 1 1992, In : Journal of Applied Psychology. 77, 4, p. 515-524 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alcoholic Intoxication
Risk-Taking
Alcohols
Placebos
Therapeutics
22 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of emergency physician's tying technique on knot security

Batra, E. K., Franz, D. A., Towler, M. A., Rodeheaver, G. T., Thacker, J. G., Zimmer, C. A. & Edlich, R. F., Jan 1 1992, In : Journal of Emergency Medicine. 10, 3, p. 309-316 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Emergencies
Physicians
Sutures
Nylons
Medical Students

Mitraflex wound dressing.

Resnick, B. & Adelman, A., Jul 1 1992, In : Ostomy/wound management. 38, 6, p. 15-18, 20, 22

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clinical Nursing Research
Nursing Assessment
Polyurethanes
Bandages
Wound Healing
13 Citations (Scopus)

Primary care research funding sources

Ruffin, M. & Sheets, K. J., Dec 1 1992, In : Journal of Family Practice. 35, 3, p. 281-287 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Government Financing
Family Practice
National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
Internal Medicine
Gynecology
19 Citations (Scopus)

Technical considerations in manual and instrument tying techniques

James, J. D., Wu, M. M., Batra, E., Rodeheaver, G. T. & Edlich, R. F., Jan 1 1992, In : Journal of Emergency Medicine. 10, 4, p. 469-480 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hand
Nylons
Sutures
1 Citation (Scopus)

The supportive care unit--inpatient geriatric rehabilitation: preliminary data.

Daly, M. P., Adelman, A. & Resnick, B. M., Jun 1992, In : Maryland medical journal (Baltimore, Md. : 1985). 41, 6, p. 515-518 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Self-Care Units
Frail Elderly
Activities of Daily Living
Geriatrics
Inpatients
1991
12 Citations (Scopus)

New visits for abdominal pain in the primary care setting

Adelman, A. & Koch, H., 1991, In : Family Medicine. 23, 2, p. 122-126 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abdominal Pain
Primary Health Care
Pain
Health Care Surveys
Physicians
5 Citations (Scopus)

Original contributions. Improving the yield of endocervical elements in a pap smear with the use of the cytology brush

Ruffin, M. & Van Noord, G. R., 1991, In : Family Medicine. 23, 5, p. 365-369 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Papanicolaou Test
Cell Biology
Education
Clinical Trials
6 Citations (Scopus)

The family physician and home care

Knight, A. L. & Adelman, A., Jan 1 1991, In : American family physician. 44, 5, p. 1733-1737 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

House Calls
Family Physicians
Home Care Services
Patient Care
Physicians
9 Citations (Scopus)

The house call in residency training and its relationship to future practice

Knight, A. L., Adelman, A. & Sobal, J., 1991, In : Family Medicine. 23, 1, p. 57-59 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

House Calls
Internship and Residency
Family Practice
Education
Family Physicians
13 Citations (Scopus)

The Impact of Specific Toy Warning Labels

Langlois, J. A., Wallen, B., Teret, S. P., Bailey, L. A., Hershey, J. H. & Peeler, M. O., Jun 5 1991, In : JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association. 265, 21, p. 2848-2850 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Play and Playthings
Consumer Product Safety
Product Packaging
Airway Obstruction
1990
9 Citations (Scopus)

Exercise and Secondary Amenorrhoea Linked Through Endogenous Opioids

Ruffin, M., Hunter, R. E. & Arendt, E. A., Jan 1 1990, In : Sports Medicine. 10, 2, p. 65-71 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endorphins
Amenorrhea
Opioid Analgesics
37 Citations (Scopus)

Fibrolamellar Hepatoma

Ruffin, M., Jan 1 1990, In : The American Journal of Gastroenterology. 85, 5, p. 577-588 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma
Incidence
Neoplasms

Infections in the hospitalized elderly.

Gingrich, D., Jan 1 1990, In : Hospital physician. 26, 1, p. 35-38 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cross Infection
Nursing Homes
Observation
Delivery of Health Care
Costs and Cost Analysis
1989
8 Citations (Scopus)

House call practices among young family physicians

Knight, A. L., Adelman, A. & Sobal, J., Dec 1 1989, In : Journal of Family Practice. 29, 6, p. 638-642 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

House Calls
Family Physicians
Internship and Residency
Physicians
Family Practice
1988
2 Citations (Scopus)

The association of psychosocial factors with the resolution of abdominal pain

Adelman, A. & Shank, J. C., Jan 1 1988, In : Family medicine. 20, 4, p. 266-270 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abdominal Pain
Psychology
Pain
Family Practice
Widowhood
1987
10 Citations (Scopus)

Abdominal pain in the primary care setting

Adelman, A., Jan 1 1987, In : Journal of Family Practice. 25, 1, p. 27-32 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abdominal Pain
Primary Health Care
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
Family Practice
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
2 Citations (Scopus)

Management of dyspepsia

Adelman, A., Jan 1 1987, In : American family physician. 35, 4, p. 222-230 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gastroscopy
Antacids
Food Hypersensitivity
Dyspepsia
Peptic Ulcer
1986

Maintenance of clinical skills: a study of full-time physician teachers.

Adelman, A., Rakel, R. E. & Woolson, R. F., May 1 1986, In : Family Medicine. 18, 3, p. 140-144 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clinical Competence
Maintenance
Physicians
Patient Care
Internship and Residency
1985
1 Citation (Scopus)

Meningitis following normal lumbar punctures

Feder, H. M., Adelman, A., Pugno, P. A. & Dallman, J. J., Jan 1 1985, In : Journal of Family Practice. 20, 5, p. 437-439 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pneumococcal Meningitis
Pneumococcal Infections
Spinal Puncture
Meningitis
Sepsis
1983
6 Citations (Scopus)

Abdominal pain in a university family practice setting

Adelman, A. & Metcalf, L., Jan 1 1983, In : Journal of Family Practice. 16, 6, p. 1107-1111 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Family Practice
Abdominal Pain
1976
58 Citations (Scopus)

Sudden infant death syndrome temperament before death

Naeye, R. L., Messmer, J., Specht, T. & Merritt, T. A., Jan 1 1976, In : The Journal of Pediatrics. 88, 3, p. 511-515 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Temperament
Sudden Infant Death
Parents
Hypoventilation
Siblings