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Assistant Policy Researcher; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
Reasons for persistent differences in breast cancer mortality rates among various racial and ethnic groups have been difficult to ascertain.
Jan 1, 2006
The five items of the ADD appear to comprise a useful screening device for anxiety and depressive disorders in primary care settings.
To evaluate the use of self-reported family medical history as a potential screening tool to identify people at-risk for diabetes.
Quality improvement programs promoting depression screening and treatment can reduce racial and ethnic disparities in mental-health care and outcomes.
Screening females aged 15 to 29 for gonorrhea in some urban EDs will prevent substantial reproductive morbidity.
Jan 1, 2005
Older primary care patients can reduce their alcohol consumption and other risks when given personalized information about their drinking and health.
Study results suggest that integrating HIV and HCV C&T can increase disease screening rates among IDUs.
Studies estimate that the effects of screening would extend survival by 1.5 years for the average HIV-infected patient.
Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common cause of cancer deaths; however, rates of regular screening for this cancer are low.
Jail-based and emergency room-based STD screenings hold significant promise as settings for routine STD screening.
Only about half of individuals with an ADM disorder report being screened, and among this group, about 60% report receiving any treatment.
Jan 1, 2004
Various approaches to population modeling, focusing on the effects of cancer screening on both incidence and mortality.
The authors describe a systematic approach to evaluating differences in model assumptions and results.
A benefit of mammography screening is supported by the authors' modeling of the CNBSS-2 results.
CRC screening tests appear to be underused in the managed care setting examined in the current study.
Lipid screening is recommended for patients taking protease inhibitors (PIs).
To determine the accuracy of a telephone-screening system to identify persons eligible for home- and community-based long-term care.
Asymptomatic patients with depressed ejection fraction (EF) may have less progression to heart failure if they can be identified and treated.
Hearing loss is the third most prevalent chronic condition in older adults and has important effects on their physical and mental health.
Jan 1, 2003
Hearing loss is one of the most common chronic health conditions and has important implications for patient quality of life.