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The United States has the highest prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases in the developed world.
Dec 31, 2002
Routine screening for gonorrhea and Chlamydia infection should be considered in HIV clinics.
These model-based lead-time estimates support a prostate cancer screening interval of more than 1 year.
Papanicolaou (Pap) smears are an underutilized screening modality among racial and ethnic minorities.
Sports physicals offered a unique opportunity to screen and treat adolescents for STDs and to provide STD-prevention counseling.
Physician support and prostate cancer screening knowledge were positively associated with previous screening.
On the relative effectiveness of the diverse approaches used to promote preventive care activities, such as cancer screening and adult immunization.
Dec 31, 2001
The public health impact of past screening and surveillance practices on the outcomes of Barrett's related cancers has not previously been quantified.
Assesses pastor-level factors that affect the successful recruitment and implementation of community-based health promotion programs in Black churches
Very low-income women continue to have unmet needs for Pap smears and mammograms, even though a large proportion have seen a physician within the year
The basis for the diversity in the screening policies among high-income countries does not relate to the screening policies' cost-effectiveness ratios
Commonly used screening measures do not address alcohol's effects among persons with declining health and increased medication use.
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
Screening with normal PSA results is accompanied by a minimally to moderate deterioration of HRQOL in some subjects.
To develop a screening system for Michigan's MI Choice publicly funded home- and community-based services programs.
Strategies for intervention include broader screening, immunization, and treatment interventions with this high-risk group.
Dec 31, 2000
Providing gynecologic care at the same site as primary HIV care would likely improve delivery of needed gynecologic care for women.
Comparison of the ROST and the CAGE Alcohol Screening Instruments in Young Adults
The impact of systematic false-negative test results on mortality reduction and on programme sensitivity of annual faecal occult blood testing
Trials of cancer screening are designed to give an answer to the question of whether screening is effective in reducing cancer mortality.