Department of Family and Community Medicine

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2019

Authors’ reply to goertzen and zelek regarding “the copprr study: Community preceptor perspectives about recruitment and retention”

Minor, S., Huffman, M., Lewis, P., Kost, A. & Prunuske, J., Nov 1 2019, In : Family medicine. 51, 10, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Open Access

Distinguishing ethical from moral duties in medical practice

Lennon, R., Jan 1 2019, In : Family medicine. 51, 1, p. 61-62 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Open Access
Moral Obligations
Medical Ethics
Family Practice

Vaccine refusals and regulations

Ruffin, M. T. & Hausman, B. L., Sep 2019, In : Family medicine. 51, 9, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Open Access
Family Physicians
Surveys and Questionnaires
Vaccination Refusal
2018

Limiting Elective Delivery Prior to 39 Weeks May Be Producing Harm Rather Than Benefit

Nicholson, J., Kellar, L. C. & Yaklic, J. L., Dec 1 2018, In : JAMA Pediatrics. 172, 12, p. 1200-1201 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

5 Citations (Scopus)

TXT2STAYQUIT: Pilot randomized trial of brief automated smoking cessation texting intervention for inpatient smokers discharged from the hospital

Hammett, E., Veldheer, S., Hrabovsky, S., Yingst, J., Berg, A., Poole, E., Stauffer, D. & Foulds, J., Jul 2018, In : Journal of Hospital Medicine. 13, 7, p. 488-489 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Text Messaging
Smoking Cessation
Inpatients
2017

Characteristics of a professional: Survey of primary care and non-primary care residents

Randall, V. F., Stephens, M., Olsen, C. & Crouch, G. D., Jan 1 2017, In : Education for Primary Care. 28, 1, p. 65-66 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Military Medicine
Primary Care Physicians
Internship and Residency
Primary Health Care
Medicine

Optimizing medical trips to care for those with rare genetic diseases in remote settings: lessons learned from xeroderma pigmentosum

Probert, A., Bailey, C., Ahrns, H. & Seiverling, E., May 1 2017, In : International Journal of Dermatology. 56, 5, p. e104-e105

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Xeroderma Pigmentosum
Inborn Genetic Diseases
Rare Diseases

Reply

Nicholson, J. M. & Kellar, L. C., Jan 1 2017, In : American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 216, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2016
1 Citation (Scopus)
Term Birth
Stillbirth
Gestational Age
Pregnancy
1 Citation (Scopus)

No evidence in US of HPV16/18 cancer precursor reduction

Pendleton, M. E., Ruffin, M. & Harper, D. M., Jan 4 2016, In : Vaccine. 34, 2, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Uterine Cervical Diseases
Human papillomavirus 18
Human papillomavirus 16
Papillomavirus Vaccines
Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia
2015
Induced Labor
Term Birth
Patient Admission
Neonatal Intensive Care Units
Cesarean Section

Energy drinks; a public health hazard for adolescents

Afgan, S. & Waheed, A., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association. 65, 4, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Energy Drinks
Public Health

Response: Re: Family physicians' knowledge of commonly overused treatments and tests

Maurer, D., Stephens, M., Reamy, B., Crownover, B., Crawford, P. & Chang, T., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 28, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures
Health Services Misuse
Physicians' Practice Patterns
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
Family Physicians
2014
3 Citations (Scopus)

A call for greater power in an era of publishing negative results

Oberhofer, A. L. & Lennon, R. P., Jan 1 2014, In : Acta medica academica. 43, 2, p. 172-173 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Open Access
Growth

In reply

Cheng, Y. W., Shaffer, B. L., Nicholson, J. & Caughey, A. B., Jan 1 2014, In : Obstetrics and Gynecology. 123, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Second Labor Stage
Obstetrical Anesthesia
Epidural Anesthesia
Pregnancy

In reply

Cheng, Y. W., Shaffer, B. L., Nicholson, J. & Caughey, A. B., Jan 1 2014, In : Obstetrics and Gynecology. 123, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Second Labor Stage
Obstetrical Anesthesia
Epidural Anesthesia
Pregnancy
2013

Author's reply

Stephens, M., 2013, In : Family Medicine. 45, 7, p. 515-516 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Physical Endurance
Physical Fitness
Medical Students
6 Citations (Scopus)

Chronic hip pain as a presenting symptom in pelvic congestion syndrome

Huang, C., Shelkey, J., Singh, H. & Silvis, M., May 1 2013, In : Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. 24, 5, p. 753-755 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Therapeutic Embolization
Pelvic Pain
Hip Joint
Varicose Veins
Arthralgia

In response to WMS practice guidelines for eye injuries and Illnesses

Zimmermann, J., Jun 1 2013, In : Wilderness and Environmental Medicine. 24, 2, p. 180-182 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Wilderness Medicine
Physicians' Practice Patterns
Eye Injuries
Eye Diseases
Practice Guidelines
3 Citations (Scopus)

New definition of term pregnancy

Nicholson, J., Kellar, L. C. & Ural, S., Nov 18 2013, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 310, 18, p. 1985-1986 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Premature Birth
Gestational Age
Pregnancy
2 Citations (Scopus)

Serum metabolomic analysis of pancreatic cancer-letter

Shakour, S., Ruffin, M., Zick, S. M., Lubman, D. M. & Nie, S., Oct 1 2013, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 22, 10, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Pancreatic Ductal Carcinoma
Acinar Cell Carcinoma
Mucinous Adenocarcinoma
Metabolomics
Chronic Pancreatitis
2012

Best treatment approaches for carpal tunnel syndrome

Beutler, A. & Stephens, M., Jan 1 2012, In : American Family Physician. 85, 6, p. 546-552 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Splints
Adrenal Cortex Hormones

Electronic cigarettes: A response to Leelavathi and das

Foulds, J., Veldheer, S. & Berg, A., Apr 1 2012, In : International Journal of Clinical Practice. 66, 4, p. 417-418 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Electronic Cigarettes

In reply

Rosenstein, M. G., Cheng, Y. W., Snowden, J. M., Nicholson, J. & Caughey, A. B., Nov 1 2012, In : Obstetrics and Gynecology. 120, 5, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Suspected macrosomia: Will induction of labour modify the risk of caesarean delivery?

Cheng, Y. W., Sparks, T. N., Laros, R. K., Nicholson, J. M. & Caughey, A. B., Jul 1 2012, In : BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 119, 8, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Induced Labor
2011

Cranberry business and evidence-based prevention of urinary tract infection

Waheed, A., Tariq, M. & Ahsan, Z. U., Feb 1 2011, In : Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association. 61, 2, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Vaccinium macrocarpon
Phytotherapy
Evidence-Based Medicine
Beverages
Urinary Tract Infections

Doctors applaud call for diversity

Lennon, R., Tassin, N. & McNair, V., Jun 1 2011, In : Journal of Family Practice. 60, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

School Admission Criteria
Career Choice
Medical Education
buprofezin
Sirolimus
Heart Transplantation
Immunosuppressive Agents
Glomerular Filtration Rate
Kidney
2010
2 Citations (Scopus)

ACGME core competencies: Who knows what and does it matter?

Stephens, M., Sep 2010, In : Family Medicine. 42, 8, p. 574 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Graduate Medical Education
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
Physician-Patient Relations
Problem-Based Learning
Clinical Competence
2009
1 Citation (Scopus)

Aspirin for the Masses

Aslam, F. & Waheed, A., Jun 30 2009, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 54, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors
Primary Prevention
Aspirin
Cardiovascular Diseases
2 Citations (Scopus)

Do MCAT verbal and MCAT writing scores correlate with performance on a third-year OSCE?

Stephens, M. & Reamy, B. V., Oct 2009, In : Family Medicine. 41, 9, p. 616-617 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Educational Measurement
Clinical Competence
Medical Students
5-(4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)-5-phenylhydantoin

In reply

Stephens, M. & Yew, K. S., Dec 1 2009, In : American Family Physician. 80, 11, p. 1206 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Reply

Nicholson, J., Parry, S., Caughey, A. B., Rosen, S., Keen, A. & Macones, G. A., Apr 1 2009, In : American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 200, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Reply

Nicholson, J. M. C., Parry, S., Caughey, A. B., Rosen, S., Keen, A. & Macones, G. A., Apr 1 2009, In : American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 200, 4, p. e14

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2 Citations (Scopus)

The role of industry in brand or generic drug recognition

Stephens, M. B., Maslach, A. & Childress, M., Feb 1 2009, In : Family medicine. 41, 2, p. 82-83 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Physicians' Practice Patterns
Generic Drugs
Drug Utilization
Medical Faculties
Family Practice
2008

Lost in translation: The confusing lexicon of the "new" NIH

Stephens, M. B., Oct 1 2008, In : Family medicine. 40, 9, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Evidence-Based Medicine
National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
Biomedical Research

New toxic lead hazards for clinicians

Shiozawa, B. J., Stephens, M. & Padden, M. O., Sep 2008, In : Family Medicine. 40, 8, p. 539 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Sports Equipment
Consumer Product Safety
Recreation
Play and Playthings
Lead Poisoning

Pre-pregnancy fitness levels and delivery outcomes

Stephens, M., Molchan, R., Soley, L., Grady, J. & Haas, D. M., Jun 2008, In : Family Medicine. 40, 6, p. 387-388 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Obstetric Labor
Physical Fitness
Apgar Score
Military Personnel
Pregnancy Outcome

Pre-pregnancy fitness levels and delivery outcomes

Stephens, M., Molchan, R., Soley, L., Grady, J. & Haas, D. M., May 1 2008, In : Family medicine. 40, 5, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Epidural Analgesia
Physical Fitness
Military Personnel
Women's Health
Pregnancy Outcome
2007

Advertising, sponsorship, and conflict of interest [3]

Lewis, P., May 2007, In : Journal of Family Practice. 56, 5, p. 344 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Conflict of Interest
Drug Industry
Smoking Cessation
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
2 Citations (Scopus)
Accidental Falls
Preceptorship
Medical Faculties
Medical Students
Curriculum
2 Citations (Scopus)

Principles to help prevent youth sports-related injuries

Stephens, M. B. & Beutler, A., Jun 1 2007, In : American family physician. 75, 11, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Sports Equipment
Protective Devices
Cumulative Trauma Disorders
Athletic Injuries
Youth Sports
4 Citations (Scopus)

The grapefruit-drug interaction debate: Role of statins [1]

Reamy, B. V. & Stephens, M. B., Jul 15 2007, In : American family physician. 76, 2, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Food-Drug Interactions
Citrus paradisi
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Beverages
Drug Interactions
2006

Indigenous and transcultural psychiatry; putting research into practice

Siddique, N. & Waheed, A., Aug 2006, In : Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association. 56, 8, p. 387 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Indigenous Health Services
Relief Work
Ethnopsychology
Community Psychiatry
Community Health Services

In reply [2]

Adelman, A. & Daly, M. P., Jan 15 2006, In : American family physician. 73, 2, p. 212-213 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Lidocaine patch for treatment of postherpetic neuralgia? [1]

Alper, B. S. & Lewis, P., Aug 1 2006, In : American Family Physician. 74, 3, p. 378-379 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Cutaneous Administration
Postherpetic Neuralgia
Lidocaine
Local Anesthetics
Therapeutics

The differences between physicians and the surgeons in prescription pattern of benzodiazepines [1]

Khan, H. & Waheed, A., Jan 1 2006, In : Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association. 56, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Physicians' Practice Patterns
Attitude of Health Personnel
Drug Utilization
Prescription Drugs
Benzodiazepines
2005
1 Citation (Scopus)
Prenatal Ultrasonography
Induced Labor
First Pregnancy Trimester
Gestational Age
Pregnancy

General practice to family practice: A necessary change [1]

Waheed, A. & Aslam, F., Sep 1 2005, In : Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association. 55, 9, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Graduate Medical Education
Family Practice
Family Physicians
Internship and Residency
General Practice

How to prevent caesarean deliveries deserves more study [3]

Nicholson, J., Kellar, L. C. & Cronholm, P. F., Apr 2 2005, In : British Medical Journal. 330, 7494, p. 790 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Age Factors
Cesarean Section
Pregnancy