Ernesto Kahan

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Affiliation: Tel Aviv University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The Middle East and IPPNW: recent resolutions and declarations
    Ernesto Kahan
    Department of Family Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Med Confl Surviv 19:50-2. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Urinary tract infection in women--physician's preferences for treatment and adherence to guidelines: a national drug utilization study in a managed care setting
    Ernesto Kahan
    Department of Family Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 59:663-8. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparison of blood pressure measurements on the bare arm, below a rolled-up sleeve, or over a sleeve
    Ernesto Kahan
    Department of Family Medicine, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Arazim 4 7, Kfar Saba 44456, Israel
    Fam Pract 20:730-2. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Pediatrician attitudes to exclusion of ill children from child-care centers in Israel: pressure on ambulatory practices
    Ernesto Kahan
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Patient Educ Couns 60:164-70. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Exclusion of ill children from child-care centers in Israel
    Ernesto Kahan
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Patient Educ Couns 56:93-7. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Patient and family physician preferences for care and communication in the eventuality of anthrax terrorism
    Ernesto Kahan
    Department of Family Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Fam Pract 20:441-2. 2003
  7. pmc Effect of the characteristics of family physicians on their utilisation of laboratory tests
    Shlomo Vinker
    Department of Family Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Br J Gen Pract 57:377-82. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of an herbal preparation containing echinacea, propolis, and vitamin C in preventing respiratory tract infections in children: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter study
    Herman A Cohen
    Pediatric and Adolescent Ambulatory Community Clinic, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:217-21. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Naturopathic treatment for ear pain in children
    E Michael Sarrell
    Pediatric and Adolescent Ambulatory Community Clinic of the General Health Services, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Pediatrics 111:e574-9. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of and change in the prescription of methylphenidate in Israel over a 2-year period
    Yacov Fogelman
    Department of Family Medicine, Leumit HMO and Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    CNS Drugs 17:915-9. 2003

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  1. ncbi request reprint The Middle East and IPPNW: recent resolutions and declarations
    Ernesto Kahan
    Department of Family Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Med Confl Surviv 19:50-2. 2003
    ..Their policies will continue to fail until realistic and sincere negotiations begin. This essay describes the activities of affiliates of IPPNW and reports a programme to achieve this...
  2. ncbi request reprint Urinary tract infection in women--physician's preferences for treatment and adherence to guidelines: a national drug utilization study in a managed care setting
    Ernesto Kahan
    Department of Family Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 59:663-8. 2003
    ..Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) and nitrofurantoin are the two drugs currently recommended in clinical guidelines in Israel for uncomplicated UTI in women...
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparison of blood pressure measurements on the bare arm, below a rolled-up sleeve, or over a sleeve
    Ernesto Kahan
    Department of Family Medicine, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Arazim 4 7, Kfar Saba 44456, Israel
    Fam Pract 20:730-2. 2003
    ..This study examined the effect of measuring blood pressure below subjects' rolled-up sleeves, over the sleeve, or on the bare arm. This is an important day-to-day issue for the busy GP...
  4. ncbi request reprint Pediatrician attitudes to exclusion of ill children from child-care centers in Israel: pressure on ambulatory practices
    Ernesto Kahan
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Patient Educ Couns 60:164-70. 2006
    ..The exclusion of ill children from child-care centers may be associated with high social, economic and medical costs...
  5. ncbi request reprint Exclusion of ill children from child-care centers in Israel
    Ernesto Kahan
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Patient Educ Couns 56:93-7. 2005
    ..In a simple way, this study identified attitudes concerning the exclusion/return of sick children in CCCs and was useful for the discussion of the related policy with CCCs responsible and national health and educational authorities...
  6. ncbi request reprint Patient and family physician preferences for care and communication in the eventuality of anthrax terrorism
    Ernesto Kahan
    Department of Family Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Fam Pract 20:441-2. 2003
    ..The threat of bioterrorism consequent to the September 11, 2001 attack in the USA generated suggestions for improved medical response mainly through hospital preparedness...
  7. pmc Effect of the characteristics of family physicians on their utilisation of laboratory tests
    Shlomo Vinker
    Department of Family Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Br J Gen Pract 57:377-82. 2007
    ..The use of laboratory tests by family physicians has increased in recent years...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of an herbal preparation containing echinacea, propolis, and vitamin C in preventing respiratory tract infections in children: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter study
    Herman A Cohen
    Pediatric and Adolescent Ambulatory Community Clinic, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:217-21. 2004
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness and safety of a preparation containing echinacea, propolis, and vitamin C in the prevention of respiratory tract infections in children during a 12-week winter period...
  9. ncbi request reprint Naturopathic treatment for ear pain in children
    E Michael Sarrell
    Pediatric and Adolescent Ambulatory Community Clinic of the General Health Services, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Pediatrics 111:e574-9. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the efficacy and tolerability of naturopathic versus traditional treatment for the management of otalgia commonly associated with AOM in children...
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of and change in the prescription of methylphenidate in Israel over a 2-year period
    Yacov Fogelman
    Department of Family Medicine, Leumit HMO and Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    CNS Drugs 17:915-9. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the rate methylphenidate prescriptions dispensed for the treatment of ADHD in children in northern and central Israel in 1999 and 2001...
  11. ncbi request reprint [The increase in requests for laboratory tests in the community--are there any effective intervention programs?]
    Shlomo Vinker
    Department of Family Medicine, Central District, Clalit Health Services, Tel Aviv University
    Harefuah 145:522-5, 549. 2006
    ..Interventions to reduce laboratory test utilization yield different and sometimes opposing results. We reviewed the literature dealing with laboratory test utilization and interventions to reduce it...
  12. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of postexposure immunization with live attenuated varicella vaccine in the household setting--a pilot study
    Meirav Mor
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tikva and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Vaccine 23:325-8. 2004
    ..The varicella vaccine Varilrix may not be effective in preventing varicella when administered after household exposure, although it is highly effective in ameliorating the disease in those who acquire it under these circumstances...
  13. ncbi request reprint Teaching evidence-based medicine in a managed care setting: from didactic exercise to pharmacopolicy development tool
    Natan R Kahan
    Leumit Health Fund, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Manag Care 11:570-2. 2005
    ..To implement a residency-based program for the teaching of evidence-based medicine in an Israeli HMO and to incorporate this effort into the HMO's routine drug policy formulation process...
  14. ncbi request reprint Empiric treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infection with fluoroquinolones in older women in Israel: another lost treatment option?
    Natan R Kahan
    Hadassah Medical Organization School of Public Health, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Ann Pharmacother 40:2223-7. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that resistance rates of Escherichia coli to fluoroquinolones may have surpassed this level in older women in the Israeli community setting...
  15. ncbi request reprint Physicians', nurses', and parents' attitudes to and knowledge about fever in early childhood
    Michael Sarrell
    Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tiqva, 49100, Israel
    Patient Educ Couns 46:61-5. 2002
    ..0%) as physicians. Parents and some nurses consider fever a risk factor for serious morbidity, mostly febrile convulsions and brain damage, even though these associations have long since been disproven...
  16. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation of an updated guideline for the empiric treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infection in women
    Natan R Kahan
    Leumit Health Fund, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 6:588-91. 2004
    ..However, due to increased uropathogen resistance to this drug, the fund has designated nitrofurantoin as its new drug of choice...
  17. ncbi request reprint Compliance of primary care doctors with asthma guidelines and related education programs: the employment factor
    E Michael Sarrell
    Pediatric and Adolescent Ambulatory Community Clinic Klaht Health Services, Petah Tigva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 4:403-6. 2002
    ..Primary care physicians' adherence to accepted asthma guidelines is necessary for the proper care of asthma patients...
  18. ncbi request reprint Are people who use "natural drugs" aware of their potentially harmful side effects and reporting to family physician?
    Shmuel M Giveon
    General Health Services, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Patient Educ Couns 53:5-11. 2004
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  19. ncbi request reprint Physician adherence to recommendations for duration of empiric antibiotic treatment for uncomplicated urinary tract infection in women: a national drug utilization analysis
    Natan R Kahan
    Leumit Health Fund, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 13:239-42. 2004
    ..Increasing the duration of treatment raises costs, and perhaps, the incidence of adverse effects, without contributing to effectiveness. The aim of this study was to investigate physician adherence to these recommendations...
  20. pmc When gatekeepers meet the sentinel: the impact of a prior authorization requirement for cefuroxime on the prescribing behaviour of community-based physicians
    Natan R Kahan
    Leumit Health Fund, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 61:341-4. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the affect a PA restriction had on the utilization patterns of cefuroxime tablets in a managed care organization (MCO) in Israel...
  21. ncbi request reprint Survey of parents, nurses, and school principals on their perceptions of the controversial role of schools in health promotion
    Samuel Gross
    Ministry of Health, HaSharon District, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Pediatr Int 48:44-7. 2006
    ..The aim of this paper was to study the perceptions of parents, nurses, and school principals of the role of the health services in elementary schools...
  22. ncbi request reprint Assessment of participation in physical activities and relationship to socioeconomic and health factors. The controversial value of self-perception
    Yacov Fogelman
    Department of Family Practice, Haemek Medical Center, Afula and Rapaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Patient Educ Couns 53:95-9. 2004
    ..In conclusion, self-reports on physical activity may be inaccurate and to ensure proper counseling, primary care physicians must place greater weight on the patient history...
  23. ncbi request reprint Impact of a single-session education program on parental knowledge of and approach to childhood fever
    Michael Sarrell
    Pediatrics and Adolescent Ambulatory Community Clinic, General Health Services, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Patient Educ Couns 51:59-63. 2003
    ..All these differences were statistically significant. This study suggests that parental knowledge of fever management in children can be significantly improved by a reinforced educational session...
  24. ncbi request reprint Ethnic variability in warfarin maintenance in the community setting: a population-based study in a managed care environment in Israel
    Igal Hekselman
    Clalit Health Services, Sharon Shomron District, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:12-5. 2007
    ..Ethnicity has been associated with variance in warfarin treatment regimens in various settings...
  25. ncbi request reprint Pediatricians' satisfaction with their abilities to care for children with developmental, behavioral and psychosocial problems
    Yehuda Senecky
    Department of Child Development and Rehabilitation, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tiqv, Israel
    Pediatr Int 49:472-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of training, experience, and other factors on pediatricians' satisfaction with their abilities to care for children with developmental, behavioral and psychosocial problems...