Roni Peleg

Summary

Affiliation: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. pmc An intervention program to reduce the number of hospitalizations of elderly patients in a primary care clinic
    Roni Peleg
    Clalit Health Services, Southern District, Israel
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:36. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Is truth a supreme value?
    R Peleg
    Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, POB 653, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Med Ethics 34:325-6. 2008
  3. pmc Pediatric publications in family medicine journals: quantity and content
    Roni Peleg
    Department of Family Medicine, Sial Research Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Can Fam Physician 51:994-5. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Patterns of use of nonbiomedical medicine services by nonbiomedical medicine providers
    Roni Peleg
    Division of Health in the Community, Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of the Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Altern Complement Med 11:917-21. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Gisella Perl: a Jewish gynecologist in Auschwitz
    Roni Peleg
    Department of Family Medicine, Sial Research Center, Faculty of the Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:588-91. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint The family medicine clerkship over the past 10 years at Ben Gurion University of the Negev
    Roni Peleg
    Department of Family Medicine, Goldman Faculty of Medical Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Teach Learn Med 17:258-61. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint "Bread madness" revisited: screening for specific celiac antibodies among schizophrenia patients
    Roni Peleg
    Department of Family Medicine, Sial Research Center for Family Medicine and Primary Care, Division of Community Health, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    Eur Psychiatry 19:311-4. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of an intervention programme for treatment of asthma in a primary care clinic for Bedouins in southern Israel
    Roni Peleg
    Department of Family Medicine and Division of Health in the Community, Faculty of the Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, POB 653, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Fam Pract 19:448-51. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Low-dose intravenous lidocaine as treatment for proctalgia fugax
    Roni Peleg
    Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 27:97-9. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of fibromyalgia in Muslim Bedouin women in a primary care clinic
    Roni Peleg
    Department of Family Medicine, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 37:398-402. 2008

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  1. pmc An intervention program to reduce the number of hospitalizations of elderly patients in a primary care clinic
    Roni Peleg
    Clalit Health Services, Southern District, Israel
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:36. 2008
    ..The elderly population consumes a large share of medical resources in the western world. A significant portion of the expense is related to hospitalizations...
  2. doi request reprint Is truth a supreme value?
    R Peleg
    Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, POB 653, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Med Ethics 34:325-6. 2008
    ..The doctor decided that the value of life was more important than the value of truth...
  3. pmc Pediatric publications in family medicine journals: quantity and content
    Roni Peleg
    Department of Family Medicine, Sial Research Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Can Fam Physician 51:994-5. 2005
    ..To investigate the number and content of articles on pediatric medicine in family medicine journals...
  4. ncbi request reprint Patterns of use of nonbiomedical medicine services by nonbiomedical medicine providers
    Roni Peleg
    Division of Health in the Community, Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of the Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Altern Complement Med 11:917-21. 2005
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  5. ncbi request reprint Gisella Perl: a Jewish gynecologist in Auschwitz
    Roni Peleg
    Department of Family Medicine, Sial Research Center, Faculty of the Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:588-91. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint The family medicine clerkship over the past 10 years at Ben Gurion University of the Negev
    Roni Peleg
    Department of Family Medicine, Goldman Faculty of Medical Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Teach Learn Med 17:258-61. 2005
    ..Most medical teaching takes place in the academic hospital setting and students continue to have little exposure to community-based medicine...
  7. ncbi request reprint "Bread madness" revisited: screening for specific celiac antibodies among schizophrenia patients
    Roni Peleg
    Department of Family Medicine, Sial Research Center for Family Medicine and Primary Care, Division of Community Health, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    Eur Psychiatry 19:311-4. 2004
    ..The objective was to compare patients with chronic schizophrenia and matched controls for sociodemographic variables, prevalence of celiac-specific anti-endomysial antibodies and disease-related variables...
  8. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of an intervention programme for treatment of asthma in a primary care clinic for Bedouins in southern Israel
    Roni Peleg
    Department of Family Medicine and Division of Health in the Community, Faculty of the Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, POB 653, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Fam Pract 19:448-51. 2002
    ..There is a large variation in the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills of physicians, and patients often do not receive optimal treatment. Thus, asthma represents a great challenge to the primary health care system...
  9. ncbi request reprint Low-dose intravenous lidocaine as treatment for proctalgia fugax
    Roni Peleg
    Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 27:97-9. 2002
    ..Proctalgia fugax is characterized by a sudden internal anal sphincter and anorectic ring attack of pain of a short duration...
  10. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of fibromyalgia in Muslim Bedouin women in a primary care clinic
    Roni Peleg
    Department of Family Medicine, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 37:398-402. 2008
    ..Fibromyalgia (FM) has been described and studied in various sociocultural settings in both developed and developing countries...
  11. ncbi request reprint Chronic pain: a population-based study
    Anat Neville
    Pain and Palliative Care Unit, Department of Family Medicine, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 10:676-80. 2008
    ..The prevalence of chronic pain in the general population ranges from 10% to over 40%, depending on the definition and the population studied. No large study has been conducted in Israel...
  12. ncbi request reprint Adherence by primary care physicians to guidelines for the clinical management of dyslipidemia
    Geva Vashitz
    Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 13:657-62. 2011
    ..There is a wide treatment gap between evidence-based guidelines and their implementation in primary care...
  13. ncbi request reprint Teaching geriatric assessment in home visits: the family physician/geriatrician attachment
    Howard Tandeter
    Department of Family Medicine, Sial Research Center for Family Medicine and Primary Care, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Teach Learn Med 15:123-6. 2003
    ..This article describes an innovation in the curriculum of the 5th-year family medicine clerkship at the Goldman Medical School of Ben-Gurion University in Israel designed to improve the teaching of geriatrics in the ambulatory setting...
  14. doi request reprint Benefits of active participation of family physicians in geriatric consultations
    Yan Press
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Siaal Research Center for Family Medicine and Primary Care, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Geriatr Gerontol Int 12:725-32. 2012
    ..We prospectively studied whether the active participation of family physicians (FPs) in the process of geriatric consultation would improve implementation rates and benefit the health care of the elderly...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factors in the Bedouin population: management and compliance
    Oren Tamir
    Siaal Research Center for Family Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Family Medicine, Division of Community Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:652-5. 2007
    ..Until three decades ago coronary heart disease and stroke were considered rare in the Israeli Bedouin population. Today, this population shows increasing high prevalence compared to the Jewish population...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Five years experience at a community-based comprehensive geriatric assessment unit in southern Israel]
    Yan Press
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Harefuah 151:505-10, 558. 2012
    ..A community-based Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA) unit has the potential to provide the family physician with the necessary support required in managing older patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint Techniques for terminating patient-physician encounters in primary care settings
    Olga Bronshtein
    Department of Family Medicine, Sial Research Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 8:266-9. 2006
    ..Physicians in the community work on a tight and often pressured schedule; verbal and non-verbal techniques to terminate the patient-physician encounter are therefore necessary...
  18. pmc Patients visiting the complementary medicine clinic for pain: a cross sectional study
    Roni Peleg
    Department of Family Medicine, Department of Pain and Palliative Care Unit, Siaal Family Medicine and Primary Care Research Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:36. 2011
    ..Pain is one of the most common reasons for seeking medical care. The purpose of this study was to characterize patients visiting the complementary medicine clinic for a pain complaint...
  19. doi request reprint Reasons for referrals of children and adolescents to alternative medicine in southern Israel
    Carmit Erez
    Soroka Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Altern Complement Med 15:681-4. 2009
    ..Little is known about the use of CAM by children and adolescents. The study objectives were to characterize reasons for referrals and types of therapy for children and adolescents who turned to a CAM clinic...
  20. ncbi request reprint Computerized community cholesterol control (4C): meeting the challenge of secondary prevention
    Harel Gilutz
    Department of Cardiology, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 11:23-9. 2009
    ..Dyslipidemia remains underdiagnosed and undertreated in patients with coronary artery disease. The Computer-based Clinical Decision Support System provides an opportunity t close these gaps...
  21. doi request reprint A retrospective analysis of the sentence writing component of the Mini Mental State Examination: cognitive and affective aspects
    Yan Press
    Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 33:125-31. 2012
    ..We investigated the relationship between the characteristics of the written sentence of the MMSE and the cognitive and affective status of elderly patients...
  22. pmc Verbal and physical violence towards hospital- and community-based physicians in the Negev: an observational study
    Tal Carmi-Iluz
    The Department of the Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:54. 2005
    ..Physicians are exposed to violence in hospitals and in the community. The objective was to characterize acts of verbal and physical violence towards hospital- and community-based physicians...
  23. doi request reprint Effectiveness of vitamin B12 in treating recurrent aphthous stomatitis: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Ilia Volkov
    Department of Family Medicine, Ben Gurion University of the Negev Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Am Board Fam Med 22:9-16. 2009
    ..However, there has been no optimal therapeutic approach. Our objective was to confirm our previous clinical observation of the beneficial treatment of RAS with vitamin B(12)...
  24. doi request reprint Sense of coherence predicts uncomplicated delivery: a prospective observational study
    Yasmin Oz
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 30:29-33. 2009
    ..113-0.758; p = 0.011) both were independent predictors of uncomplicated delivery, directly and inversely, respectively. In conclusion, higher SOC scores are an independent protective factor for the prediction of uncomplicated delivery...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Streptococcal pharyngitis among children: comparison of attitudes between family physicians and pediatricians]
    Olga Otto
    Division of Community Health, Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev and Clalit Health Services South District
    Harefuah 148:511-4, 573. 2009
    ..There are differences in diagnostic and treatment approaches in streptococcal pharyngitis between family physicians and pediatricians. To our knowledge, this issue has not been investigated in Israel...
  26. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and attitudes of internists compared to medical students regarding acupuncture
    Zohar Shani-Gershoni
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 10:219-23. 2008
    ..Acupuncture and public interest in this modality have increased over recent years in Israel and throughout the western world...
  27. ncbi request reprint The clinical and economic burden of fibromyalgia compared with diabetes mellitus and hypertension among Bedouin women in the Negev
    Yariv Doron
    Department of Family Medicine, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of the Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Fam Pract 21:415-9. 2004
    ..Fibromyalgia (FM) is a common idiopathic chronic, widespread pain syndrome with tenderness in anatomically defined tender points...
  28. ncbi request reprint McCune-Albright syndrome in a discordant monozygotic twin
    Roni Peleg
    Department of Family Medicine, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 11:343-7. 2009
    ..McCune-Albright syndrome is a sporadic disorder characterized by polystotic fibrous dysplasia, pigmented patches of skin, and endocrinological abnormalities...
  29. pmc Informal medicine: ethical analysis
    F J Leavitt
    The Centre for Asian and International Bioethics, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    J Med Ethics 31:689-92. 2005
    ..Doctors have been known to treat or give consultation to patients informally, with none of the usual record keeping or follow up. They may wish to know whether this practice is ethical...
  30. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of a brief alcohol abuse prevention program for Israeli high school students
    A Peleg
    Unit for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Faculty of the Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Adolesc Health 28:263-9. 2001
    ..To implement a brief intervention aimed at reducing abuse of alcohol among adolescents, and to assess its effectiveness...
  31. ncbi request reprint Glyceryl trinitrate ointment as a potential treatment for primary vaginismus
    R Peleg
    Department of Family Medicine, Ben Gurion University, P O Box 653, 84105, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 96:111-2. 2001
    ..The couple rejected behavioral-cognitive therapy on ethnic. Topical application of nitroglycerin ointment to the vagina enabled the couple to enjoy a satisfactory sexual relationship...
  32. pmc Off-the-cuff cellular phone consultations in a family practice
    R Peleg
    Department of Family Medicine, Ben Gurion University, POB 653, Beer Sheva, Israel 84105
    J R Soc Med 94:290-1. 2001
    ..Technologies of this sort demand new rules of conduct, if we are to avoid the various hazards of off-the-cuff medicine...
  33. ncbi request reprint Hallway medicine: prevalence, characteristics and attitudes of hospital physicians
    A Peleg
    Unit of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Soroka Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 1:241-4. 1999
    ..Hallway medicine is an integral part of physicians' medical culture, but little is known about it...
  34. ncbi request reprint Interruptions to the physician-patient encounter: an intervention program
    R Peleg
    Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 2:520-2. 2000
    ..However, a thorough search of the medical literature revealed only one report of this problem from Israel, and none from other countries...
  35. pmc Practice tips. Treating persistent cough. Try a nebulized mixture of lidocaine and bupivacaine
    Roni Peleg
    Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of the Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Can Fam Physician 48:275. 2002
  36. ncbi request reprint Where should family medicine papers be published - following the impact factor?
    Roni Peleg
    Department of Family Medicine, Sial Family Medicine and Primary Care Research Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Am Board Fam Med 19:633-6. 2006
    ..On the other hand, publication in journals with higher IF that are not necessarily widely read by primary care physicians could result in a small impact of their findings on direct patient care...
  37. pmc Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice among Women and Doctors Concerning the Use of Folic Acid
    Eithan Auriel
    Department of Family Medicine, Siaal Research Center for Family Medicine and Primary Care, Faculty of the Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O Box 653, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    ISRN Obstet Gynecol 2011:946041. 2011
    ..05). Conclusions. The majority of women use folic acid during pregnancy, but only few do so to prevent NTDs. There is a significant difference between doctors' recommendations and actual practice...
  38. doi request reprint Defining and measuring physicians' responses to clinical reminders
    Geva Vashitz
    Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O Box 653, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    J Biomed Inform 42:317-26. 2009
    ..Our research supports the notion that CDSS can promote closing the treatment gap and improve physicians' adherence to guidelines...
  39. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy outcome of patients with known celiac disease
    Eyal Sheiner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O Box 151, Be er Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 129:41-5. 2006
    ..The present study was designed to investigate pregnancy outcome of patients with celiac disease...
  40. pmc Providing cell phone numbers and email addresses to Patients: the physician's perspective
    Roni Peleg
    Department of Family Medicine and Siaal Research Center for Family Practice and Primary Care, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    BMC Res Notes 4:76. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  41. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of patients at a complementary medicine clinic in Beer Sheva: summary of the first two years of operation
    T Soffer
    Clalit Health Services, Southern Region and Department of Health Systems Management, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 3:584-8. 2001
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Office management of penile skin bridges with electrocautery
    Sody A Naimer
    Goosh Katif Health Centre, Goosh Katif, Israel
    J Am Board Fam Pract 15:485-8. 2002
    ..Penile skin bridges are an uncommon complication of circumcision that are often found in general practice. This condition can be treated successfully in the office, avoiding referral for a surgical procedure...