Department of Family and Community Medicine

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    17033 Hershey

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2000
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
20 Citations (Scopus)

The maternal perspective on prenatal ultrasound

Stephens, M., Montefalcon, R. & Lane, D. A., Sep 12 2000, In : Journal of Family Practice. 49, 7, p. 601-604 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mothers
Prenatal Ultrasonography
Pregnancy
Fetus
Fetal Development
11 Citations (Scopus)

Web-based education in family medicine predoctoral programs

Leong, S. L., Baldwin, C. D., Usatine, R. P., Adelman, A. & Gjerde, C. L., Nov 23 2000, In : Family Medicine. 32, 10, p. 696-700 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medicine
Education
Internet
Postal Service
Communication
1999
24 Citations (Scopus)

Age and food preferences influence dietary intakes of breast care patients

Drewnowski, A., Henderson, S. A., Hann, C. S., Barratt-Fornell, A. & Ruffin, M., Nov 1 1999, In : Health Psychology. 18, 6, p. 570-578 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Food Preferences
Patient Care
Breast
Fats
Propylthiouracil
1 Citation (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Evidence-Based Medicine
Methylprednisolone
Acute Disease
Veterans
Intravenous Injections
3 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluating students on an interdisciplinary primary care clerkship at the Pennsylvania state university college of medicine

Kaplan, K. M., Masters, P. A., Leong, S. L., Wallen, B., Lederer, S. E., Hawkins, A. H. & Jones, R. L., Jan 1 1999, In : Academic Medicine. 74, 1 SUPPL.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

medicine
university
student
evaluation
community
19 Citations (Scopus)

Family practice patients' attitudes toward firearm safety as a preventive medicine issue: A HARNET study

Shaughnessy, A. F., Cincotta, J. A. & Adelman, A., Dec 1 1999, In : Journal of the American Board of Family Practice. 12, 5, p. 354-359 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Preventive Medicine
Family Practice
Firearms
Safety
Ownership

Once-daily amoxicillin for streptococcal pharyngitis in children.

Adelman, A., Jan 1 1999, In : The Journal of family practice. 48, 4, p. 253-254 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Penicillin V
Streptococcal Infections
Pharyngitis
Streptococcus pyogenes
Amoxicillin
29 Citations (Scopus)

Pedestrian environment and behavior in Karachi, Pakistan

Khan, F. M., Nasir, M., Chotani, H. & Luby, S., Jan 1 1999, In : Accident Analysis and Prevention. 31, 4, p. 335-339 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pakistan
pedestrian
Highway accidents
Crosswalks
traffic
3 Citations (Scopus)
Primary Health Care
Medicine
medicine
Students
university
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
23 Citations (Scopus)

The psychosexual impact of human papillomavirus cervical infections

Reed, B. D., Ruffin, M., Gorenflo, D. W. & Zazove, P., Jan 1 1999, In : Journal of Family Practice. 48, 2, p. 110-116 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Papillomavirus Infections
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Bacterial Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Vaginitis
Colposcopy
7 Citations (Scopus)

The standardized family: An innovation in primary care education at the university of Massachusetts

Pugnaire, M. P., Leong, S. L., Quirk, M. E., Mazor, K. & Gray, J. M., Jan 1 1999, In : Academic Medicine. 74, 1 SUPPL.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

innovation
university
education
curriculum
school

The standardized family: a cross-institutional effort to standardize the ambulatory clerkship experience.

Leong, S. L., Pugnaire, M. P. & Agresta, T. P., May 1999, In : Academic Medicine. 74, 5, p. 595-596 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clinical Clerkship
Patient Simulation
Ambulatory Care
Curriculum
curriculum
1998
196 Citations (Scopus)

Bioavailability of β-carotene is lower in raw than in processed carrots and spinach in women

Rock, C. L., Lovalvo, J. L., Emenhiser, C., Ruffin, M., Flatt, S. W. & Schwartz, S. J., May 1 1998, In : Journal of Nutrition. 128, 5, p. 913-916 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Daucus carota
Spinacia oleracea
Carotenoids
carotenes
spinach
16 Citations (Scopus)

Cancer chemoprevention: A new way to treat cancer before it happens

Krishnan, K., Ruffin, M. & Brenner, D. E., Jan 1 1998, In : Primary Care - Clinics in Office Practice. 25, 2, p. 361-379 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chemoprevention
Carcinogenesis
Biomarkers
Neoplasms
Cell Proliferation
2 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical models of chemoprevention for cervical cancer

Ruffin, M. & Lancaster, W. D., Jan 1 1998, In : Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America. 12, 5, p. 1115-1134 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chemoprevention
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
Research Design
Carcinoma
Research
5 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical models of chemoprevention for colon cancer

Krishnan, K., Ruffin, M. & Brenner, D. E., Jan 1 1998, In : Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America. 12, 5, p. 1079-1113 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chemoprevention
Colonic Neoplasms
Colorectal Neoplasms
Biomarkers
Risk Reduction Behavior
1 Citation (Scopus)

Evaluation of chest pain using cardiac troponins T and I.

Adelman, A., Jan 1 1998, In : The Journal of family practice. 46, 3, p. 200-201 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Troponin T
Troponin
Troponin I
Acute Disease
Chest Pain

Lack of efficacy of cisapride and nizatidine in dyspepsia.

Adelman, A. & Alper, B. S., Jun 1 1998, In : The Journal of family practice. 46, 6, p. 457-458 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nizatidine
Piperidines
Histamine H2 Antagonists
Cisapride
Gastrointestinal Agents
4 Citations (Scopus)

Montelukast for mild and exercise-induced asthma.

Adelman, A., Nov 1998, In : Journal of Family Practice. 47, 5, p. 335 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

montelukast
Quinolines
Anti-Asthmatic Agents
Exercise-Induced Asthma
Leukotriene Antagonists
20 Citations (Scopus)

Osteitis pubis: A diagnosis for the family physician

Andrews, S. & Carek, P. J., 1998, In : Journal of the American Board of Family Practice. 11, 4, p. 291-295 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pubic Bone
Osteitis
Family Physicians
Groin
Pain
14 Citations (Scopus)

Oxazole yellow dye interactions with short DNA oligomers of homogeneous base composition and their hybrids

Simon, L. D., Abramo, K. H., Sell, J. & McGown, L. B., Jan 1 1998, In : Biospectroscopy. 4, 1, p. 17-25 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Base Composition
Oligomers
DNA
Coloring Agents
Dyes
2 Citations (Scopus)

Streptokinase therapy: Recognizing and treating allergic reactions

Stephens, M. & Pepper, P. V., Jan 1 1998, In : Postgraduate Medicine. 103, 3, p. 89-90 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Streptokinase
Hypersensitivity
Myocardial Infarction
Physicians
Pharmaceutical Preparations
24 Citations (Scopus)

Supplemental fitness activities and fitness in urban elementary school classrooms

Stephens, M. & Wentz, S. W., Mar 1 1998, In : Family medicine. 30, 3, p. 220-223 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exercise
Heart Rate
Skinfold Thickness
Physical Education and Training
Body Composition
48 Citations (Scopus)

Use of the Apathy Evaluation Scale as a measure of motivation in elderly people.

Resnick, B., Zimmerman, S. I., Magaziner, J. & Adelman, A., Jan 1 1998, In : Rehabilitation nursing : the official journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses. 23, 3, p. 141-147 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Apathy
Motivation
Rehabilitation
Aptitude
Geriatrics

Zanamivir for influenza virus infections.

Adelman, A., Jan 1 1998, In : The Journal of family practice. 46, 1, p. 17-18 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Guanidines
Zanamivir
Sialic Acids
Pyrans
Virus Diseases
1997
12 Citations (Scopus)

Colon cancer chemoprevention: Clinical development of aspirin as a chemopreventive agent

Krishnan, K., Ruffin, M. & Brenner, D. E., Jan 1 1997, In : Journal of cellular biochemistry. 67, SUPPL. 28/29, p. 148-158 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chemoprevention
Colonic Neoplasms
Aspirin
Prostaglandins
Biomarkers

Compression treatment for venous leg ulcers.

Adelman, A., Jan 1 1997, In : The Journal of family practice. 45, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Varicose Ulcer
Leg Ulcer
Bandages
Reproducibility of Results
Wound Healing
21 Citations (Scopus)

Deep venous thrombosis of the upper extremity

Stephens, M., 1997, In : American Family Physician. 55, 2, p. 533-539 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Upper Extremity
Venous Thrombosis
Catheters
Morbidity
Phlebography
15 Citations (Scopus)

Ethical Considerations in the Provision of Controversial Screening Tests

Doukas, D. J., Fetters, M., Ruffin, M. & McCullough, L. B., Jan 1 1997, In : Archives of family medicine. 6, 5, p. 486-490 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Physicians
Consumer Advocacy
Ethical Analysis
Evidence-Based Medicine
Insurance
22 Citations (Scopus)

Excess coffee consumption in simulated complex work settings: Detriment or facilitation of performance?

Streufert, S., Satish, U., Pogash, R., Gingrich, D., Landis, R., Roache, J. & Severs, W., Jan 1 1997, In : Journal of Applied Psychology. 82, 5, p. 774-782 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coffee
Caffeine
Emergencies
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
84 Citations (Scopus)

Suppression of human colorectal mucosal prostaglandins: Determining the lowest effective aspirin dose

Ruffin, M., Krishnan, K., Rock, C. L., Normolle, D., Vaerten, M. A., Peters-Golden, M., Crowell, J., Kelloff, G., Boland, C. R. & Brenner, D. E., Aug 6 1997, In : Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 89, 15, p. 1152-1160 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aspirin
Prostaglandins
Prostaglandins F
Salicylic Acid
Dinoprostone
1996
51 Citations (Scopus)

Adherence to Single Daily Dose of Aspirin in a Chemoprevention Trial: An Evaluation of Self-report and Microelectronic Monitoring

Burney, K. D., Krishnan, K., Ruffin, M., Zhang, D. & Brenner, D. E., Jan 1 1996, In : Archives of family medicine. 5, 5, p. 297-300 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drug Administration Schedule
Drug Packaging
Chemoprevention
Patient Compliance
Self Report
34 Citations (Scopus)

Carotenoids, vitamin A, and estrogen receptorstatus in breast cancer

Rock, C. L., Saxe, G. A., Ruffin, M., August, D. A. & Schottenfeld, D., Jan 1 1996, In : Nutrition and cancer. 25, 3, p. 281-296 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carotenoids
Vitamin A
Estrogen Receptors
Estrogens
Breast Neoplasms
7 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alprazolam
Anterograde Amnesia
Task Performance and Analysis
Anxiety
Tranquilizing Agents
28 Citations (Scopus)

Gas gangrene: Potential for hyperbaric oxygen therapy

Stephens, M., Jan 1 1996, In : Postgraduate medicine. 99, 4, p. 217-224 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gas Gangrene
Hyperbaric Oxygenation
Debridement
Therapeutics
Oxygen
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
1 Citation (Scopus)

Using serology to detect H pylori infection.

Adelman, A., Aug 1996, In : Journal of Family Practice. 43, 2, p. 118-119 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacterial Antibodies
Gastroscopy
Dyspepsia
Pylorus
Helicobacter Infections

Water precautions in children with tympanostomy tubes.

Adelman, A., Jun 1 1996, In : The Journal of family practice. 42, 6, p. 567-568 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Middle Ear Ventilation
Otitis Media with Effusion
Respiratory Tract Infections
Research Design
Prospective Studies

β-carotene uptake from processed versus raw vegetables in women

Lovalvo, J. L., Rock, C. L., Ruffin, M., Emenhiser, C., Disario, W. & Schwartz, S. J., Dec 1 1996, In : FASEB Journal. 10, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

raw vegetables
Vegetables
Carotenoids
carotenes
uptake mechanisms
1995
7 Citations (Scopus)

Abdominal pain in an HMO

Adelman, A., Revicki, D. A., Magaziner, J. & Hebel, R., Jan 1 1995, In : Family medicine. 27, 5, p. 321-325 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Maintenance Organizations
Abdominal Pain
Pain
Population
Physicians
37 Citations (Scopus)

Alcohol Hangover and Managerial Effectiveness

Streufert, S., Pogash, R., Braig, D., Gingrich, D., Kantner, A., Landis, R., Lonardi, L., Roache, J. & Severs, W., Jan 1 1995, In : Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 19, 5, p. 1141-1146 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alcohols
Semantic Differential
Blood
Research
Mental Competency
8 Citations (Scopus)

A portable tensiometer for assessing knot-tying technique

Franz, D. A., Batra, E., Morgan, R. F. & Edlich, R. F., 1995, In : Orthopedics. 18, 6, p. 555-558 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sutures
Nylons
Medical Students
Hand
Orthopedic Surgeons

Association between physical activity, sexual activities, and human papillomavirus infection in women in a community-based population

Bissonnette, V., Zazove, P., Ruffin, M., Gorenflo, D. W., Gregoire, L. & Reed, B. D., Jan 1 1995, In : Journal of Women's Health. 4, 5, p. 579-585 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Papillomavirus Infections
Sexual Behavior
Exercise
Population
Marital Status
27 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sports
History
Athletes
Physical Examination
Students
29 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mammography
Research
Compliance
Family Practice
Physicians' Offices
24 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of caffeine deprivation on complex human functioning

Streufert, S., Pogash, R., Miller, J., Gingrich, D., Landis, R., Lonardi, L., Severs, W. & Roache, J. D., Apr 1 1995, In : Psychopharmacology. 118, 4, p. 377-384 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Caffeine
Blood Pressure
Task Performance and Analysis
Cross-Over Studies
Research
6 Citations (Scopus)

Surrogate endpoint biomarkers for cervical cancer chemoprevention trials

Ruffin, M., Ogaily, M. S., Johnston, C. M., Gregoire, L., Lancaster, W. D. & Brenner, D. E., Jan 1 1995, In : Journal of cellular biochemistry. 59, 23 S, p. 113-124 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chemoprevention
Biomarkers
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Retinoic Acid Receptors