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Joseph S. Gonnella, Md Scholarship Awarded To Jonathan Musyt, 2011 Thomas Jefferson University

Joseph S. Gonnella, Md Scholarship Awarded To Jonathan Musyt

Population Health Matters (Formerly Health Policy Newsletter)

No abstract provided.


Improving Health Literacy In The Cardiovascular Population: A Regional Approach In Southeastern Pennsylvania, Patricia Yurchick RN,MBA,CPHQ 2011 Healthcare Improvement Foundation

Improving Health Literacy In The Cardiovascular Population: A Regional Approach In Southeastern Pennsylvania, Patricia Yurchick Rn,Mba,Cphq

Population Health Matters (Formerly Health Policy Newsletter)

No abstract provided.


Jsph Faculty Profile - Spotlight On Diane J. Abatemarco, Phd, Msw, 2011 Thomas Jefferson University

Jsph Faculty Profile - Spotlight On Diane J. Abatemarco, Phd, Msw

Population Health Matters (Formerly Health Policy Newsletter)

No abstract provided.


Jsph Summer Seminar - The Next Phase, 2011 Thomas Jefferson University

Jsph Summer Seminar - The Next Phase

Population Health Matters (Formerly Health Policy Newsletter)

No abstract provided.


A Teacher's Perspective On Online Graduate Education, Harm J. Scherpbier MD 2011 JSPH

A Teacher's Perspective On Online Graduate Education, Harm J. Scherpbier Md

Population Health Matters (Formerly Health Policy Newsletter)

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President Robert L. Barchi, Md, Phd, Tju 2011 Commencement Speech, 2011 Thomas Jefferson University

President Robert L. Barchi, Md, Phd, Tju 2011 Commencement Speech

Population Health Matters (Formerly Health Policy Newsletter)

No abstract provided.


Medical-Legal Partnerships As A Value-Add To Patient-Centered Medical Homes, Martha Romney RN,MS,JD,MPH 2011 JSPH

Medical-Legal Partnerships As A Value-Add To Patient-Centered Medical Homes, Martha Romney Rn,Ms,Jd,Mph

Population Health Matters (Formerly Health Policy Newsletter)

No abstract provided.


Health Policy Newsletter Fall 2011 Download Full Pdf, 2011 Thomas Jefferson University

Health Policy Newsletter Fall 2011 Download Full Pdf

Population Health Matters (Formerly Health Policy Newsletter)

No abstract provided.


Colonoscopy Screening Rates Among Patients Of Colonoscopy-Trained African American Primary Care Physicians, Sudha Xirasagar, Thomas G. Hurley, James B. Burch, Ali Mansaray, James R. Hébert 2011 University of South Carolina

Colonoscopy Screening Rates Among Patients Of Colonoscopy-Trained African American Primary Care Physicians, Sudha Xirasagar, Thomas G. Hurley, James B. Burch, Ali Mansaray, James R. Hébert

Faculty Publications

Background - When performed competently, colonoscopy screening can reduce colorectal cancer rates, especially in high-risk groups such as African Americans (AAs). Training primary care physicians (PCPs) to perform colonoscopy may improve screening rates among underserved high-risk populations.

Methods - We compared colonoscopy screening rates and computed adjusted odds ratios for colonoscopy-eligible patients of trained AA PCPs (study group) vs. untrained PCPs (comparison group), before and since initiating colonoscopy training. All colonoscopies were performed at a licensed ambulatory surgery center with specialist standby support. Retrospective chart review was conducted on 200 consecutive, established outpatients aged ≥50 years at each of 12 PCP offices ...


Cognitive Behavior Therapy For Fibromyalgia: A Meta-Analysis, Susan M. Gritzner 2011 Pacific University

Cognitive Behavior Therapy For Fibromyalgia: A Meta-Analysis, Susan M. Gritzner

School of Graduate Psychology

Fibromyalgia is a chronic illness involving widespread pain, and many related symptoms such as fatigue, mood disorders, headache, and sleep disturbance. This condition has been traditionally difficult for health care providers to treat with medications. Increasingly, treatment programs for individuals with Fibromyalgia have included psychological therapies such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). CBT has shown preliminary evidence to support its use in Fibromyalgia; however, there is a limited understanding of CBT in this population. This meta-analysis examined all treatment studies, which included at least one group of patients receiving CBT. Functional Status, Pain Symptoms, Depression, Anxiety and Psychological distress were ...


Towards Increasing Health Care In The Developing World: Development Of A Sustainable Site In Bolivia, Thomas M. Gellhaus 2011 University of Iowa

Towards Increasing Health Care In The Developing World: Development Of A Sustainable Site In Bolivia, Thomas M. Gellhaus

Proceedings in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Most Americans are aware of the great need for health care services in the developing world. In this article, Dr. Thomas Gellhaus provides a compelling story of his volunteer efforts to provide obstetric/gynecologic surgical services to developing countries. Since 1996, he has completed 16 projects in the Dominican Republican, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and Tanzania. In direct response to Dr. Gellhaus’ successes, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Iowa has made a commitment to develop a sustainable site in Bolivia. Current plans include annual projects that allow physicians and residents to provide valuable medical care to ...


Office Hysteroscopy & Healthcare Efficiency, Mohammad Sami Walid, Richard L. Heaton 2011 Heart of Georgia Women's Center

Office Hysteroscopy & Healthcare Efficiency, Mohammad Sami Walid, Richard L. Heaton

Proceedings in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Cost-efficiency is one of the essential attributes of a highly-performing healthcare system. In this paper, we discuss the inpatient-outpatient transfer of minor gynecological procedures and attempt to suggest solutions for the rampant inefficiency in the healthcare system.


Division Of General Obstetrics And Gynecology, Thomas M. Gellhaus 2011 University of Iowa

Division Of General Obstetrics And Gynecology, Thomas M. Gellhaus

Proceedings in Obstetrics and Gynecology

The Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology provides well-woman care for women of all ages and complete care for pregnancy and birth. The practitioners also evaluate and treat gynecologic disorders as well as perform office, outpatient, and inpatient gynecologic surgery. The division offers minimally invasive hysterectomy including total laparoscopic and robotic surgery.


The Vbac Dilemma, James R. Scott 2011 The University of Utah

The Vbac Dilemma, James R. Scott

Proceedings in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) has been a contentious and controversial issue for fifty years. Once a woman is delivered by cesarean, her options in a subsequent pregnancy are either a planned trial of labor or a planned elective repeat cesarean. There are no randomized trials comparing the two choices to definitively guide patients and physicians. Complicating the VBAC issue is the rising primary cesarean rate, viewed by many as too high, at a time when VBAC rates are decreasing.


A Case For The Resuscitation Of Infants Born At Less Than 24 Weeks Gestation, John M. Dagle 2011 University of Iowa

A Case For The Resuscitation Of Infants Born At Less Than 24 Weeks Gestation, John M. Dagle

Proceedings in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Despite improvements in survival of extremely preterm infants, the decision whether to begin intensive care for infants at borderline viability is controversial. A great deal of this controversy focuses on concerns of survival, cost and neurodevelopmental outcome. Why are these concerns more emphasized in discussions of prematurity than other areas of medicine?


Don't Believe Everything You Read--An Editor's View, James R. Scott 2011 The University of Utah

Don't Believe Everything You Read--An Editor's View, James R. Scott

Proceedings in Obstetrics and Gynecology

The problem in medicine today is not that we lack information; rather, there is widespread information overload. Physicians are inundated with new and often poorly evidence-based and conflicting clinical information from journals, television, social media, marketing, and direct to consumer advertising. Clinical decisions are too often based on fads, publicity and what’s new which leads to premature introduction of unproven therapies into practice, later found to be harmful.


"Caught Between A Rock And A Hard Place: Obesity And Delivery Decisions", Mark Santillan 2011 University of Iowa

"Caught Between A Rock And A Hard Place: Obesity And Delivery Decisions", Mark Santillan

Proceedings in Obstetrics and Gynecology

The incidence of obesity has achieved epidemic proportions. The increase in the proportion of women gaining more than 40 pounds during pregnancy and the related increased perinatal morbidity demonstrates how obesity has affected the reproductive outcomes for women. Individualized counseling and preparation for the needs of an obese woman in labor are at the cornerstone of managing obese women in labor and delivery.


Obesity And Assisted Reproduction, E. Hakan Duran 2011 University of Iowa

Obesity And Assisted Reproduction, E. Hakan Duran

Proceedings in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Excess body weight impacts fertility during both natural and assisted reproduction (ART) cycles. In men, the immediate effect is hypoandrogenism through decreased testosterone levels and an increase in peripheral aromatization of androgens to estrogen, although this does not seem to cause significant change in conventional semen parameters. In women, the impact seems to be through various pathways, by both animal and human studies.


Acog Iowa Section Report, November 2011, Thaddeus L. Anderson 2011 Dubuque OB/GYN

Acog Iowa Section Report, November 2011, Thaddeus L. Anderson

Proceedings in Obstetrics and Gynecology

The Iowa Section of the American College/Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) represents the practitioners of Iowa locally and nationally. A robust group of legislative advocates and nationally renowned educators and researchers are among our members. Service to women, including international medical missions, has been one of our strengths.


Vaginal Mesh Vs Native Tissue Repairs For Prolapse: Fda Update And Recent Evidence, Catherine S. Bradley 2011 University of Iowa

Vaginal Mesh Vs Native Tissue Repairs For Prolapse: Fda Update And Recent Evidence, Catherine S. Bradley

Proceedings in Obstetrics and Gynecology

In 2010, 300,000 surgeries were performed in the U.S. for pelvic organ prolapse (POP), and 100,000 of those involved the placement of surgical mesh. The use of mesh in abdominal surgeries for POP has been described for over 50 years, but the first surgical mesh product specifically for POP was approved by the FDA in 2002. Over the last decade, transvaginal mesh POP surgeries have become more common, and mesh “kits” have been approved and are increasingly used for transvaginal POP repair, but clinical trial evidence of their safety and effectiveness has lagged behind rapid adoption into ...


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