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Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND; Ph.D. Student, Pardee RAND Graduate School
Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND, and Ph.D. Student, Pardee RAND Graduate School
Studies estimate that the effects of screening would extend survival by 1.5 years for the average HIV-infected patient.
Jan 1, 2005
Lipid screening is recommended for patients taking protease inhibitors (PIs).
Jan 1, 2004
CRC screening tests appear to be underused in the managed care setting examined in the current study.
Only about half of individuals with an ADM disorder report being screened, and among this group, about 60% report receiving any treatment.
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.
Asymptomatic patients with depressed ejection fraction (EF) may have less progression to heart failure if they can be identified and treated.
To determine the accuracy of a telephone-screening system to identify persons eligible for home- and community-based long-term care.
The United States has the highest prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases in the developed world.
Jan 1, 2003
Sports physicals offered a unique opportunity to screen and treat adolescents for STDs and to provide STD-prevention counseling.
Routine screening for gonorrhea and Chlamydia infection should be considered in HIV clinics.
Hearing loss is the third most prevalent chronic condition in older adults and has important effects on their physical and mental health.
Reviews the evidence for effectiveness of the screening/vaccination programs currently covered by Medicare: influenza and pneumonia vaccinations, screening mammography, cervical smear cytology, and colon cancer screening.
These model-based lead-time estimates support a prostate cancer screening interval of more than 1 year.
Hearing loss is one of the most common chronic health conditions and has important implications for patient quality of life.
Papanicolaou (Pap) smears are an underutilized screening modality among racial and ethnic minorities.
Physician support and prostate cancer screening knowledge were positively associated with previous screening.
School-based screening programs of this type are likely to be a cost-effective use of public funds and can reduce the burden of STDs among adolescents
Jan 1, 2002
The public health impact of past screening and surveillance practices on the outcomes of Barrett's related cancers has not previously been quantified.