Department of Family and Community Medicine

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7 Citations (Scopus)

A criterion-based review of preventive health care in the elderly: Part 1. Theoretical framework and development of criteria

Klinkman, M. S., Zazove, P., Mehr, D. R. & Ruffin, M., 1992, In : Journal of Family Practice. 34, 2, p. 205-224 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care)
Health Services for the Aged
Preventive Health Services
Value of Life
Social Values
9 Citations (Scopus)

A criterion-based review of preventive health care in the elderly: Part 2. A geriatric health maintenance program

Zazove, P., Mehr, D. R., Ruffin, M., Klinkman, M. S., Peggs, J. F. & Davies, T. C., Jan 1 1992, In : Journal of Family Practice. 34, 3, p. 320-347 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

12 Citations (Scopus)

Actinic Keratosis Clinical Practice Guidelines: An Appraisal of Quality

Sciacca Kirby, J., Scharnitz, T., Seiverling, E., Ahrns, H. & Ferguson, S., Jan 1 2015, In : Dermatology Research and Practice. 2015, 456071.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Actinic Keratosis
Practice Guidelines
Guidelines
Conflict of Interest
Neoplasms
12 Citations (Scopus)

Acute gastroenteritis

Graves, N., Sep 1 2013, In : Primary Care - Clinics in Office Practice. 40, 3, p. 727-741 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Gastroenteritis
Diarrhea
Clostridium difficile
Clostridium
Fluid Therapy
3 Citations (Scopus)

Adverse Effects of Common Drugs: Adults

Lewis, P. R., Karpa, K. D. O. & Felix, T. M. A., Sep 1 2015, In : FP essentials. 436, p. 23-30 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Pharmaceutical Preparations
Inappropriate Prescribing
Nonprescription Drugs
Mortality
Home Care Services
9 Citations (Scopus)

Adverse Effects of Common Drugs: Children and Adolescents

Karpa, K. D. O., Felix, T. M. A. & Lewis, P. R., Sep 1 2015, In : FP essentials. 436, p. 17-22 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Pharmaceutical Preparations
Nonprescription Drugs
Candy
Drug Overdose
Drug Hypersensitivity
3 Citations (Scopus)

Adverse Effects of Common Drugs: Dietary Supplements

Felix, T. M. A., Karpa, K. D. O. & Lewis, P. R., Sep 1 2015, In : FP essentials. 436, p. 31-40 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Dietary Supplements
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Cytochrome P-450 Enzyme System
Prescription Drugs
Community Hospital
2 Citations (Scopus)

Adverse Effects of Common Drugs: General Concepts

Karpa, K. D. O., Lewis, P. R. & Felix, T. M. A., Sep 1 2015, In : FP essentials. 436, p. 11-16 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Patient Transfer
Electronic Health Records
Computer Systems
26 Citations (Scopus)

Allergic Rhinitis

Kakli, H. A. & Riley, T., Sep 1 2016, In : Primary Care - Clinics in Office Practice. 43, 3, p. 465-475 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Nose
Sneezing
Pruritus
Physical Examination
History
6 Citations (Scopus)

Alternate drugs

Adelman, A., Daly, M. P. & Michocki, R. J., 1990, In : Clinics in Geriatric Medicine. 6, 2, p. 423-444 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Pharmaceutical Preparations
Drug Therapy
Cost of Illness
Complementary Therapies
Decision Making
11 Citations (Scopus)

Antiplatelet therapy with clopidogrel and aspirin in vascular diseases: Clinical evidence for and against the combination

Fares, R. R., Lansing, L. S., Gallati, C. A. & Mousa, S. A., Feb 1 2008, In : Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy. 9, 3, p. 377-386 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

clopidogrel
Vascular Diseases
Aspirin
Clinical Trials
Therapeutics
10 Citations (Scopus)

Cardiac rehabilitation

Stephens, M., Nov 1 2009, In : American family physician. 80, 9

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Cardiovascular Diseases
Risk Reduction Behavior
Exercise
Mortality
Family Physicians
8 Citations (Scopus)

Cardiovascular health - Behaviour of medical students in Karachi

Aslam, F., Mahmud, H. & Waheed, A., Sep 1 2004, In : Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association. 54, 9, p. 492-495 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Health Behavior
Medical Students
Cardiovascular Diseases
Coronary Artery Disease
Dietary Fats
1 Citation (Scopus)

Care of chronic liver disease

Jiang, D., Sep 1 2011, In : Primary Care - Clinics in Office Practice. 38, 3, p. 483-498 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Liver Diseases
Chronic Disease
Fibrosis
Alcoholic Liver Cirrhosis
Liver Regeneration
15 Citations (Scopus)

Care of the returning veteran

Quinlan, J. D., Gauron, M. R., Deschere, B. R. & Stephens, M., Jul 1 2011, In : American family physician. 82, 1, p. 43-49 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Family Physicians
Veterans
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Brain Concussion
2003-2011 Iraq War
4 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical inquiries. When is it OK for children to start drinking fruit juice?

Stephens, M., Keville, M. P., Hathaway, N. E. & Kendall, S. K., Jan 1 2009, In : The Journal of family practice. 58, 9

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Drinking
Parents
Beverages
Breast Feeding
Weight Gain
1 Citation (Scopus)

Color blindness and military fitness for duty: A new look at old standards

Monlux, D. J., Finne, H. A. & Stephens, M., Jan 1 2010, In : Military Medicine. 175, 2, p. 84-85 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Vision Tests
Military Medicine
Color Vision Defects
Professional Competence
Physical Fitness
3 Citations (Scopus)

Colorectal cancer screening

Nease, D. E., Stoffel, E., Turgeon, D. K. & Ruffin, M., Sep 1 2004, In : Clinics in Family Practice. 6, 3, p. 693-707 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Early Detection of Cancer
Colorectal Neoplasms
Neoplasms
Technology
Population
27 Citations (Scopus)

Commentary: The RIME/EMR scheme: An educational approach to clinical documentation in electronic medical records

Stephens, M., Gimbel, R. W. & Pangaro, L., Jan 1 2011, In : Academic Medicine. 86, 1, p. 11-14 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Electronic Health Records
Documentation
documentation
electronics
Graduate Medical Education
2 Citations (Scopus)

Common Gastrointestinal Infections

Sell, J. & Dolan, B., Sep 1 2018, In : Primary Care - Clinics in Office Practice. 45, 3, p. 519-532 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Diarrhea
Norovirus
Acute Disease
Infection
Salmonella
1 Citation (Scopus)

Complementary and Alternative Treatment for Allergic Conditions

Qiu, J. J. & Grine, K., Sep 1 2016, In : Primary Care - Clinics in Office Practice. 43, 3, p. 519-526 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Complementary Therapies
Acupuncture Therapy
Homeopathy
Chinese Traditional Medicine
Therapeutics
4 Citations (Scopus)

Complementary and Alternative Treatments in Sports Medicine

Malone, M. & Gloyer, K., Dec 1 2013, In : Primary Care - Clinics in Office Practice. 40, 4, p. 945-968 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Sports Medicine
Complementary Therapies
Therapeutics
Pain
236 Citations (Scopus)

Current pharmacologic treatment of dementia: A clinical practice guideline from the American college of physicians and the American academy of family physicians

Qaseem, A., Snow, V., Cross, J. T., Forciea, M. A., Hopkins, R., Shekelle, P., Adelman, A., Mehr, D., Schellhase, K., Campos-Outcalt, D., Santaguida, P., Owens, D. K., Casey, D. E., Dallas, P., Dolan, N. C., Halasyamani, L., Hopkins, R. H., Wall, E. M., Rodnick, J. E., Schellhase, K. G. & 12 others, Strode, S. W., Elward, K. S., Mold, J. W., Temte, J. L., Chen, F. M., Koinis, T. F., Powers, D. A., Gill, J. M., Peterson, K., Marshall, R. C., Young, H. F. & Schoof, B. K., Mar 4 2008, In : Annals of internal medicine. 148, 5, p. 370-378 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Family Physicians
Practice Guidelines
Dementia
Physicians
Memantine
3 Citations (Scopus)

Development of a preliminary evidence-based neuromusculoskeletal exercise guideline to reduce injury risk in the lower limb

Lehr, M. E., Kime, D., Onks, C., Silvis, M. & Streisel, M., May 1 2017, In : Physical Therapy in Sport. 25, p. 76-83 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Lower Extremity
Guidelines
Wounds and Injuries
MEDLINE
Sports
21 Citations (Scopus)

Diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Stephens, M. & Yew, K. S., Jul 1 2008, In : American family physician. 78, 1, p. 87-92 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Bronchodilator Agents
Spirometry
Vital Capacity
Environmental Exposure
10 Citations (Scopus)

DNA from fecal immunochemical test can replace stool for detection of colonic lesions using a microbiota-based model

Baxter, N. T., Koumpouras, C. C., Rogers, M. A. M., Ruffin, M. & Schloss, P. D., Jan 1 2016, In : Microbiome. 4, 59.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Microbiota
Colorectal Neoplasms
DNA
Buffers
Bacterial DNA
10 Citations (Scopus)

Do antioxidants still have a role in the prevention of human cancer?

Ruffin, M. & Rock, C. L., Jan 1 2001, In : Current Oncology Reports. 3, 4, p. 306-313 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Antioxidants
Micronutrients
Neoplasms
Carotenoids
Selenium
89 Citations (Scopus)

Does treatment of acute herpes zoster prevent or shorten postherpetic neuralgia? A systematic review of the literature

Alper, B. S. & Lewis, P., Mar 1 2000, In : Journal of Family Practice. 49, 3, p. 255-264 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Postherpetic Neuralgia
Herpes Zoster
Incidence
Transcutaneous Electric Nerve Stimulation
Amitriptyline
2 Citations (Scopus)

Drug Allergy

Waheed, A., Hill, T. & Dhawan, N., Sep 1 2016, In : Primary Care - Clinics in Office Practice. 43, 3, p. 393-400 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Drug Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity
Allergy and Immunology
Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions
Physical Examination
126 Citations (Scopus)
Public Health
Smoking
Tobacco Products
Electronic Cigarettes
Smoking Cessation

Erectile dysfunction for the family physician

Newman, R., Murphy, J. & Pietrofesa, R., Mar 1 2017, In : Osteopathic Family Physician. 9, 2, p. 25-32 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Family Physicians
Erectile Dysfunction
Primary Care Physicians
Men's Health
Chronic Renal Insufficiency
12 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation and management of fatigue

Ruffin, M. & Cohen, M., Jan 1 1994, In : American Family Physician. 50, 3, p. 625-632 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Fatigue
Office Visits
Primary Care Physicians
Therapeutics
Physical Examination
4 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation and Treatment of Biking and Running Injuries

Oser, S., Oser, T. & Silvis, M., Dec 1 2013, In : Primary Care - Clinics in Office Practice. 40, 4, p. 969-986 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Running
Exercise
Wounds and Injuries
Chronic Disease
Therapeutics
9 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation and Treatment of Cervical Radiculopathy

Onks, C. & Billy, G., Dec 1 2013, In : Primary Care - Clinics in Office Practice. 40, 4, p. 837-848 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Radiculopathy
Physical Examination
History
3 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence-based strategies for the pharmacological management of pediatric pain during minor procedures in the emergency department

Hatfield, L., Messner, E. & Lingg, K., Apr 1 2006, In : Topics in Emergency Medicine. 28, 2, p. 129-137 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Pain Management
Hospital Emergency Service
Pharmacology
Pediatrics
Pain
2 Citations (Scopus)

Exercise stress testing

Richard, D. & Birrer, R., Jan 1 1988, In : Journal of Family Practice. 26, 4, p. 425-435 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Exercise
Chest Pain
Heart Diseases
Blood Pressure
Therapeutics
12 Citations (Scopus)

Existing Evidence on Ultrasound-Guided Injections in Sports Medicine

Daniels, E. W., Cole, D., Jacobs, B. & Phillips, S., Feb 15 2018, In : Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine. 6, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Sports Medicine
Injections
Acromioclavicular Joint
Hand Joints
Wrist Joint

Expeditionary force health protection for global health engagement: Lessons learned from continuing promise 2017

Johnson, L. A. & Lennon, R., May 1 2018, In : Military medicine. 183, 5-6, p. e166-e173

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Health
Public Health
Health Services
Central America
Sanitation
2 Citations (Scopus)

From Individuals to International Policy: Achievements and Ongoing Needs in Diabetes Advocacy

Hilliard, M. E., Oser, S., Close, K. L., Liu, N. F., Hood, K. K. & Anderson, B. J., Sep 25 2015, In : Current diabetes reports. 15, 9, 59.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Population
Financial Management
Health Personnel
Mental Health
Public Health

Health Guidelines for Travel Abroad

Lohr, J., Fredrick, N. B., Helm, L. & Cho, J., Sep 1 2018, In : Primary Care - Clinics in Office Practice. 45, 3, p. 541-554 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Guidelines
Health
Primary Care Physicians
Patient Care
Referral and Consultation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Hormone replacement therapy: The right choice for your patient?

Leong, S. L., Erickson, D. R. & Pees, R. C., May 1 2005, In : Journal of Family Practice. 54, 5, p. 428-436 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Drug Dose Response Relationship
Graduate Medical Education
Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
Estrogen Replacement Therapy
Family Practice

Identifying child abuse fatalities during infancy

Council on Child Abuse and Neglect, Section on Child Death Review and Prevention, Task Force on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome & NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS, Jan 1 2019, In : Pediatrics. 144, 3, e20192076.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Child Abuse
Aptitude
Sudden Infant Death
Cause of Death
Autopsy
4 Citations (Scopus)

Indoor and Outdoor Allergies

Singh, M. & Hays, A., Sep 1 2016, In : Primary Care - Clinics in Office Practice. 43, 3, p. 451-463 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Allergens
Hypersensitivity
Air Pollution
Life Style
Particulate Matter
2 Citations (Scopus)

Infections During Pregnancy

Leeper, C. & Lutzkanin, A., Sep 1 2018, In : Primary Care - Clinics in Office Practice. 45, 3, p. 567-586 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Pregnancy
Infection
Vaginitis
Parvovirus
Pregnancy Complications
29 Citations (Scopus)

Information technology and cancer prevention

Jimbo, M., Nease, D. E., Ruffin, M. & Rana, G. K., Jan 1 2006, In : Ca-A Cancer Journal for Clinicians. 56, 1, p. 26-36 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Technology
Appointments and Schedules
Neoplasms
Primary Health Care
Early Detection of Cancer
27 Citations (Scopus)

Initial evaluation of the patient with suspected dementia

Adelman, A. & Daly, M. P., May 1 2005, In : American Family Physician. 71, 9, p. 1745-1750 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Dementia
Physical Examination
Alzheimer Disease
History
Vascular Dementia
55 Citations (Scopus)

Integrating Web-based computer cases into a required clerkship: Development and evaluation

Leong, S. L., Baldwin, C. D. & Adelman, A., Mar 1 2003, In : Academic Medicine. 78, 3, p. 295-301 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

evaluation
student
pain
Group
questionnaire
13 Citations (Scopus)

Intrapartum antibiotics and childhood atopic dermatitis

Wohl, D. L., Curry, W., Mauger, D., Miller, J. & Tyrie, K., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 28, 1, p. 82-89 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Atopic Dermatitis
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Confidence Intervals
Mothers
Streptococcus agalactiae
4 Citations (Scopus)

Intrathecal narcotics for labor analgesia

Stephens, M. & Ford, R. E., Aug 1 1997, In : American family physician. 56, 2, p. 463-470 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

First Labor Stage
Narcotics
Analgesia
Labor Pain
Sufentanil
10 Citations (Scopus)

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Malone, M., Sep 1 2011, In : Primary Care - Clinics in Office Practice. 38, 3, p. 433-447 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Habits
Constipation
Intestines
Diarrhea