Shlomo Vinker

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Country: Israel

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Low clinical utility of folate determinations in primary care setting
    Shlomo Vinker
    Family Medicine, Tel Aviv University, P O 14238, Ashdod, 77042, Israel
    Am J Manag Care 19:e100-5. 2013
  3. pmc Lipid profile in consecutive pregnancies
    David Mankuta
    Hadassah University Hospital Jerusalem Israel
    Lipids Health Dis 9:58. 2010
  4. pmc An interactive course to enhance self-efficacy of family practitioners to treat obesity
    Sara Katz
    Technion Israel Institute of Technology Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    BMC Med Educ 5:4. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of methylphenidate use among Israeli children: 1998-2004
    Shlomo Vinker
    Department of Family Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Clin Drug Investig 26:161-7. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Incidence and clinical manifestations of rheumatic fever: a 6 year community-based survey
    Shlomo Vinker
    Department of Family Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 12:78-81. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Quality of diabetes care in the community: a cross-sectional study in central Israel
    Shlomo Vinker
    Department of Family Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 7:643-7. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Web-based question-answering service of a family physician -- the characteristics of queries in a non-commercial open forum
    Shlomo Vinker
    Department of Family Medicine Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Med Inform Internet Med 32:123-9. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Prescription of ocular beta-blockers in patients with obstructive pulmonary disease: Does a central electronic medical record make a difference?
    Shlomo Vinker
    Department of Family Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Clin Drug Investig 26:495-500. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Adherence with statins over 8 years in a usual care setting
    Shlomo Vinker
    Department of Family Medicine, Tel Aviv University, POB 14238, Ashdod 77042, Israel
    Am J Manag Care 14:388-92. 2008

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  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Low clinical utility of folate determinations in primary care setting
    Shlomo Vinker
    Family Medicine, Tel Aviv University, P O 14238, Ashdod, 77042, Israel
    Am J Manag Care 19:e100-5. 2013
    ..3% of the 43,176 tests ordered were below the norm (5.6 nmol/L)...
  3. pmc Lipid profile in consecutive pregnancies
    David Mankuta
    Hadassah University Hospital Jerusalem Israel
    Lipids Health Dis 9:58. 2010
    ..To describe the lipid profile of women prior to, during and after pregnancy and to assess the effect of consecutive pregnancies on the plasma lipid profile...
  4. pmc An interactive course to enhance self-efficacy of family practitioners to treat obesity
    Sara Katz
    Technion Israel Institute of Technology Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    BMC Med Educ 5:4. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that practitioners' self-efficacy and motivation would be enhanced as a result of participating in an interactive course designed to enrich their knowledge of obesity management...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of methylphenidate use among Israeli children: 1998-2004
    Shlomo Vinker
    Department of Family Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Clin Drug Investig 26:161-7. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to examine methylphenidate use rates for the treatment of ADHD among children in Israel during the years 1998-2004 with a special focus on prescriptions among girls...
  6. ncbi request reprint Incidence and clinical manifestations of rheumatic fever: a 6 year community-based survey
    Shlomo Vinker
    Department of Family Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 12:78-81. 2010
    ..Most data on the incidence of rheumatic fever come from hospital records. We presumed that there may be cases of RF that do not require hospitalization, especially in countries with high quality community health care...
  7. ncbi request reprint Quality of diabetes care in the community: a cross-sectional study in central Israel
    Shlomo Vinker
    Department of Family Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 7:643-7. 2005
    ..Good care of the diabetic patient reduces the incidence of long-term complications. Treatment should be interdisciplinary; in the last decade a debate has raged over how to optimize treatment and how to use the various services efficiently...
  8. ncbi request reprint Web-based question-answering service of a family physician -- the characteristics of queries in a non-commercial open forum
    Shlomo Vinker
    Department of Family Medicine Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Med Inform Internet Med 32:123-9. 2007
    ..They mainly seek medical knowledge especially in interpreting laboratory tests and information about various medical conditions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prescription of ocular beta-blockers in patients with obstructive pulmonary disease: Does a central electronic medical record make a difference?
    Shlomo Vinker
    Department of Family Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Clin Drug Investig 26:495-500. 2006
    ..In this study we aimed to evaluate through central or local electronic medical records (EMRs) the prescription patterns for topical ocular beta-blockers for patients with glaucoma and OPD treated by ophthalmologists...
  10. ncbi request reprint Adherence with statins over 8 years in a usual care setting
    Shlomo Vinker
    Department of Family Medicine, Tel Aviv University, POB 14238, Ashdod 77042, Israel
    Am J Manag Care 14:388-92. 2008
    ..To describe adherence with statin treatment in a usual practice setting and to investigate potential determinants of better adherence...
  11. ncbi request reprint [The effects of violence and terrorism on chronic physical illness]
    Shlomo Vinker
    Department of Family Medicine, Central District, Clalit Health Services
    Harefuah 145:639-42, 704. 2006
    ..This article reviews the influence of stress, and especially conflicts, on chronic physical illness and aims to encourage further research on this subject in Israel...
  12. ncbi request reprint Long-term adherence to antihypertensive therapy: a survey in four primary care clinics
    Shlomo Vinker
    Central District, Clalit Health Services, Department of Family Medicine, Rishon Lezion, Israel
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 9:1271-7. 2008
    ..Many hypertensive patients have suboptimal control of their blood pressure. One of the most common causes is poor adherence with treatment...
  13. ncbi request reprint The effect of drug information leaflets on patient behavior
    Shlomo Vinker
    Department of Family Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:383-6. 2007
    ..The patient package insert, an information leaflet included by law in the packaging of prescription drugs, contains information for the user on the specific medication...
  14. pmc Measurement of quality improvement in family practice over two-year period using electronic database quality indicators: retrospective cohort study from Israel
    Shlomo Vinker
    Department of Family Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ashdod, Israel
    Croat Med J 50:387-93. 2009
    ..To investigate the associations between family physicians' characteristics and the change in quality of health care indicators (QI) over a two-year period...
  15. ncbi request reprint Urgent referrals to a specialist by family physicians--is the "urgency" real: a prospective study
    Shlomo Vinker
    Department of Family Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Eur J Gen Pract 13:37-9. 2007
  16. 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...
  17. pmc Patient characteristics correlated with quality indicator outcomes in diabetes care
    Michal Shani
    Department of Family Medicine, Clalit Health Service, Israel
    Br J Gen Pract 60:655-9. 2010
    ..Quality indicators were adopted to compare quality of care across health systems...
  18. doi request reprint Screening practices of Israeli doctors' and their patients
    Yizchak Dresner
    Department of Family Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Prev Med 50:300-3. 2010
    ..Doctors' health matters because healthy physicians are more productive and because physicians' health practices affects their patient counseling habits, but there are few objective data on this topic...
  19. doi request reprint Patient attitudes to being treated by junior residents in the community
    Sasson Nakar
    Department of Family Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Patient Educ Couns 78:111-6. 2010
    ..Understanding the attitudes of patients to being treated by residents in the community...
  20. ncbi request reprint Attitudes and knowledge on breastfeeding among paediatricians, family physicians, and gynaecologists in Israel
    Sasson Nakar
    Department of Family Medicine, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Acta Paediatr 96:848-51. 2007
    ..Many women in Western countries fail to breastfeed long enough. The aim of this study was to examine the attitudes and knowledge of Israeli family physicians (FPs), gynaecologists and paediatricians towards breastfeeding...
  21. doi request reprint Characteristics of diabetics with poor glycemic control who achieve good control
    Michal Shani
    Department of Family Medicine, Central District, Clalit Health Service, Rehovot, Israel
    J Am Board Fam Med 21:490-6. 2008
    ..To find the characteristics of diabetics with poorly controlled diabetes that became well controlled compared with the patients with poorly controlled diabetes that remained poorly controlled...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Intervention project to improve control of hypertension among diabetic patients--experience in a primary care clinic]
    Simon Joseph Levine
    Department of Family Medicine, Central District, Clalit Health Services, Tel Aviv
    Harefuah 144:76-8, 152. 2005
    ..Hypertension in diabetics is a recognised risk factor for vascular disease, both of large and small vessels. Tight control of blood pressure (BP), aiming at 130/80, reduces both morbidity and mortality from vascular disease...
  23. ncbi request reprint Suboptimal identification of obesity by family physicians
    Osnat C Melamed
    Department of Family Medicine, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel Aviv University, 27 Ha mered St, Tel Aviv 68125, Israel
    Am J Manag Care 15:619-24. 2009
    ..To examine how family physicians identify and document obesity...
  24. 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...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Attitudes of family physicians to influenza vaccination after a cluster of deaths that were initially attributed to the vaccination]
    Roberto Ainbinder
    Department of Family Medicine, Central District, Clalit Health Service, Rishon Lezion, Israel
    Harefuah 147:947-9, 1032. 2008
    ..We postulated that this event affected family physicians who usually recommend vaccination, and caused a change in their prescribing behavior...
  26. doi request reprint Can outcome-based continuing medical education improve performance of immigrant physicians?
    Orit Cohen Castel
    Department of Family Medicine, Clalit Health Services, Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 31:34-42. 2011
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  27. ncbi request reprint Fatigue as a first-time presenting symptom: management by family doctors and one year follow-up
    Eliezer Kitai
    Department of Family Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 14:555-9. 2012
    ..Fatigue is a common complaint in primary care and has a broad differential diagnosis, making the approach complex and often ineffective...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Has the time come to adopt consultation time as a new technology for "the basket"? A literature review of the relations between consultation duration and consultation quality in primary care]
    Yael Landau
    Department of Family Medicine, Central District, Clalit Health Services, Rishon Le Zion
    Harefuah 147:1016-20, 1026. 2008
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Transition to insulin in Type 2 diabetes: family physicians' misconception of patients' fears contributes to existing barriers
    Sasson Nakar
    Department of Family Medicine, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Diabetes Complications 21:220-6. 2007
    ..Many patients with Type 2 diabetes require treatment with insulin but do not receive it...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Impact of living in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip on chronic disease among the Jewish population]
    Eliezer l Kitai
    Department of Family Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv
    Harefuah 147:774-6, 838-9. 2008
    ..To assess chronic physical morbidity in the terror-prone Jewish population of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip (WBGS)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Achieving target cholesterol levels in diabetic patients: potency of the statin or potency of the physician?
    Michal Shani
    Department of Family Medicine, Clalit Health Services, Central District, Rehovot, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 10:354-7. 2008
    ..The introduction of more potent statins such as atorvastatin and rosuvastatin in Israel was accompanied by massive advertising about their superiority...
  32. 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...
  33. ncbi request reprint Differences between soldiers, with and without emotional distress, in number of primary care medical visits and type of presenting complaints
    Anthony D Heymann
    Medical Division, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:90-3. 2007
    ..Somatic symptoms are often the only presentation of emotional distress during the primary care visit and may be the key to early identification and treatment...
  34. ncbi request reprint The role of periodic mortality case review sessions in a primary care teaching clinic
    Reena Rosenberg
    Department of Family Medicine, Clalit Health Services, Rehovot, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 8:373-7. 2006
    ..These issues are important for students and residents as well...
  35. ncbi request reprint Pre-hypertension is a common phenomenon: national database study
    Eliezer Kitai
    Department of Family Medicine, Leumit Health Services, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:8-11. 2007
    ..Recently the Joint National Committee (7th report) introduced the term "pre-hypertension." Little is known on its prevalence in the general population...
  36. doi request reprint Associated morbidity of chalazia
    Arie Y Nemet
    Department of Ophthalmology, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Cornea 30:1376-81. 2011
    ..Chalazion may be associated with some local and systemic conditions. We studied the prevalence of various conditions among patients with chalazion...
  37. pmc Primary care follow up of patients discharged from the emergency department: a retrospective study
    Shlomo Vinker
    The Department of Family Medicine, Clalit Health Services, Central District, Rishon Lezion, Israel
    BMC Fam Pract 5:16. 2004
    ..The visit to the emergency department (ED) constitutes a brief, yet an important point in the continuum of medical care. The aim of our study was to evaluate the continuity of care of adult ED visitors...
  38. ncbi request reprint Tracking the implementation of medical referrals: responsibility versus benefit
    Avivit Golan-Cohen
    Department of Family Medicine, The Medical Branch, Medical Corps, Israel Defense Force, Israel
    Mil Med 176:1037-42. 2011
    ..The results have shown that the new method not only better stands the test of medical malpractice but also is just as effective, and possibly even more so, than the previous method...
  39. ncbi request reprint [Improvement of early detection of diabetic retinopathy--a primary care intervention study]
    Shlomo Vinker
    Clalit Health Services, Central District, Family Medicine Department, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv
    Harefuah 142:826-8, 878. 2003
    ..Annual screening for diabetic retinopathy is highly recommended. The early detection of background retinopathy and laser treatment can prevent most of the diabetes related blindness. However patient compliance is relatively low...
  40. ncbi request reprint [Healthcare costs--does family physician training make a difference?]
    Shlomo Vinker
    Department of Family Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv
    Harefuah 142:759-62, 806, 805. 2003
    ..There are many patient dependent factors that determine health care costs. However, it is not clear if the family physicians' background and training affects health care costs...
  41. ncbi request reprint [Community care of diabetic patients--in the family practice, in specialized diabetic clinics or in cooperation?]
    Shlomo Vinker
    Department of Family Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Harefuah 143:355-8, 390. 2004
    ..The aim of the current review is to evaluate management modalities of the diabetic patient and its' applications to the Israeli health system...
  42. pmc Influence of intense multidisciplinary follow-up and orlistat on weight reduction in a primary care setting
    Amiel Feigenbaum
    Department of Family Medicine, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University Tel Aviv, Israel
    BMC Fam Pract 6:5. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to examine if effective weight-reducing treatment can be given by a family physician. It compares regular treatment with intensive treatment that include close follow-up and orlistat treatment...
  43. ncbi request reprint Reassuring the medical students' disease--health related anxiety among medical students
    Joseph Azuri
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Med Teach 32:e270-5. 2010
    ..Studying a specific illness could lead medical students to an incorrect interpretation of certain physical symptoms, so that symptoms which were previously considered normal are now regarded as a true sign of an illness...
  44. ncbi request reprint Smoking prevention and primary physician's and patient's characteristics
    Joseph Azuri
    Department of Family Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel and Maccabi Healthcare Services, Israel
    Am J Health Behav 33:710-7. 2009
    ..To describe relationships between primary physician and patient characteristics and the approach to prevention and quitting of smoking...
  45. ncbi request reprint The role of primary care physicians in the Israel Defense Forces: a self-perception study
    Eyal Zimlichman
    Medicine Branch, Medical Corps, Israel Defense Force
    Isr Med Assoc J 7:174-7. 2005
    ..In recent years, health management organizations have considered the primary care physician responsible for assessing the overall health needs of the patient and, accordingly, introduced the term "gatekeeper."..
  46. doi request reprint The second generation and asthma: Prevalence of asthma among Israeli born children of Ethiopian origin
    Michal Shani
    Department of Family Medicine Central District, Clalit Health Service, Israel
    Respir Med 107:519-23. 2013
    ..We compared the prevalence of asthma among Israeli born children of Ethiopian origin to that in non-Ethiopian children...
  47. ncbi request reprint Quality of anticoagulation control among patients with atrial fibrillation
    Osnat C Melamed
    Department of Family Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Manag Care 17:232-7. 2011
    ..To assess the level of anticoagulation control achieved in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) receiving routine medical care within a large managed care organization and to explore patient factors that influence control...
  48. ncbi request reprint Acute respiratory infections: can a non-physician practitioner triage and treat patients by using an algorithm? Experience in a military primary care clinic
    Danie Golan
    Israel Naval Medical Department and Medical Corps, Israel Defense Forces, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 7:578-82. 2005
    ..Acute respiratory viral infections are minor self-limited diseases. Studies have shown that patients with ARVI can be treated as effectively by non-physician practitioners as by physicians...
  49. ncbi request reprint [Family practitioners' knowledge and attitudes towards various fields of non-conventional medicine]
    Shlomo Vinker
    Department of Family Medicine, Rabin Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Harefuah 141:883-7, 930. 2002
    ..Treating all varieties in the same way can cause confusion...
  50. ncbi request reprint Awareness of personal healthcare and menopause in menopausal women in Israel
    Shlomo Vinker
    Department of Family Medicine, Rabin Medical Center Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 5:31-4. 2003
    ..Menopause affects women's health and well-being, but their knowledge of proper care and maintenance is uncertain...
  51. doi request reprint Is there clinical benefit to routine enzyme testing of patients on statins?
    Asher Elhayany
    Tel Aviv University, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 11:185-90. 2012
    ..Statin-treated patients undergo frequent laboratory tests. This study evaluated the clinical impact of abnormal liver or muscle enzyme results...
  52. ncbi request reprint [Driver drowsiness--are physicians at a special risk?]
    Shmuel Steier
    Department of Family Medicine, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Harefuah 142:338-41, 399, 398. 2003
    ..Sleepiness at the wheel is the main cause of approximately a fifth of road traffic accidents. The driver will often feel drowsy before the accident, therefore preventive measures can be taken in order to stay alert...
  53. ncbi request reprint [Lag Ba-Omer bonfires--is there any association between the tradition and asthma and COPD exacerbations]
    Roberto Ainbinder
    Department of Family Medicine, Clalit Health Services, Central District, Tel Aviv
    Harefuah 144:386-8, 456. 2005
    ..Air pollution is a potential cause of asthma and COPD exacerbations. On the evening of Lag Ba-Omer, when there were bonfire parties throughout the country, significant air pollution was reported...
  54. doi request reprint A shift to ambulatory medical education in Israel
    Khaled Karkabi
    Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Haifa, Israel
    Clin Teach 7:126-30. 2010
    ..The objective of this article is to propose an action plan aimed at shifting undergraduate medical education in Israel towards ambulatory education...
  55. ncbi request reprint The role of family physicians in increasing annual fecal occult blood test screening coverage: a prospective intervention study
    Shlomo Vinker
    Department of Family Medicine, Rabin Medical Center Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 4:424-5. 2002
    ..Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer mortality in israel. Unfortunately, compliance with annual fecal occult blood testing is very low...
  56. ncbi request reprint Predicting type 2 diabetes mellitus using haemoglobin A1c: A community-based historic cohort study
    Nataly Lerner
    Department of Family Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Eur J Gen Pract 20:100-6. 2014
    ..5% were associated with increased risk of type 2 diabetes during a five-to-eight-year follow-up period. Findings support the use of HbA1c testing as a screening tool in populations at risk of developing diabetes. ..
  57. doi request reprint Effect of intranasal steroids on glucose and hemoglobin A1c levels in diabetic patients
    Aviram Mizrachi
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 26:395-7. 2012
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the adverse effects of long-term treatment with intranasal corticosteroid preparations in diabetic patients...
  58. ncbi request reprint The patient's photograph in the medical record as a diagnostic tool
    Avivit Golan-Cohen
    Department of Family Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Manag Care 14:848-50. 2008
    ..When "smart cards" are issued in the future, inclusion of a photograph as an integral part of the patient's medical information should be considered...
  59. ncbi request reprint [Smiles in the clinic]
    Shmuel Tommy Steier
    Department of Family Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University Maccabi Healthcare Services, Ramat Gan
    Harefuah 146:368-72, 405. 2007
    ..Physicians can change their attitude and "bring a smile" and joy to their practice. "Teaching to smile", as well as having a positive attitude towards life, can be part of the educational tasks of the family physician...
  60. ncbi request reprint Primary care clinic size and patient satisfaction in a military setting
    Dror Mandel
    Medicine Branch, Medical Corps, Israel Defense Forces, Israel
    Am J Med Qual 18:251-5. 2003
    ..The study concluded that patient satisfaction in the medical settings of the Israel Defense Forces is adversely affected by large clinic size but is not affected by physician workload...
  61. ncbi request reprint The effect of combination pharmacotherapy on the prescription trends of glaucoma medications
    Igor Kaiserman
    Department of Ophthalmology, Hadassah University Hospital, Il 91120 Jerusalem, Israel
    J Glaucoma 14:157-60. 2005
    ..To describe prescription trends within a managed care setting for glaucoma medications and to examine the effect of introduction of Cosopt--a fixed combination of dorzolamide and timolol...
  62. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for photodynamic therapy of predominantly classic choroidal neovascularization in age-related macular degeneration
    Igor Kaiserman
    Department of Ophthalmology, Barzilai Medical Center, Ashkelon, Israel
    Am J Ophthalmol 142:441-7. 2006
    ..To investigate the influence of various risk factors for age-related macular degeneration (AMD) on the rate of undergoing photodynamic therapy (PDT)...
  63. ncbi request reprint Topical beta-blockers are not associated with an increased risk of treatment for depression
    Igor Kaiserman
    Department of Ophthalmology, Barzilai Medical Center, Ashkelon, Israel
    Ophthalmology 113:1077-80. 2006
    ..To investigate the effect of topical beta-blockers on the prevalence of depression among glaucoma patients...
  64. ncbi request reprint Linkage between the Israeli Defense Forces primary care physician demographics and usage of secondary medical services and laboratory tests
    Ilan Levy
    Healthcare Management, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Bear Sheva, Israel
    Mil Med 170:836-40. 2005
    ..Graduates of Israeli schools of medicine, and graduates of foreign medical schools, most of them in Eastern Europe...
  65. ncbi request reprint Herpetic eye disease in diabetic patients
    Igor Kaiserman
    Department of Ophthalmology, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Ophthalmology 112:2184-8. 2005
    ..To study the incidence of herpetic eye disease (HED) of the ocular surface in diabetics...
  66. ncbi request reprint Dry eye in diabetic patients
    Igor Kaiserman
    Department of Ophthalmology, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Ophthalmol 139:498-503. 2005
    ..To compare the prevalence of keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS) in a prospective cohort of 22,382 diabetic patients with that in the general population...
  67. ncbi request reprint Erectile dysfunction--the effect of sending a questionnaire to patients on consultations with their family doctor
    Eliezer Kitai
    Department of Family Medicine University of Tel Aviv, Israel
    Fam Pract 19:247-50. 2002
    ..Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a common problem among male adults that generally has been ignored by family practitioners...
  68. ncbi request reprint Cataract surgery is associated with a higher rate of photodynamic therapy for age-related macular degeneration
    Igor Kaiserman
    Department of Ophthalmology, Barzilai Medical Center, Ashkelon, Israel
    Ophthalmology 114:278-82. 2007
    ..To investigate the association between cataract surgery and the rate of photodynamic therapy (PDT) for age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...
  69. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori infection and seasickness susceptibility among naval sailors: is there any association?
    Daniel Golan
    Israeli Naval Medical Department, IDF Medical Corps, Tel Aviv 64734, Israel
    Mil Med 172:137-9. 2007
    ..pylori infection may be related to the vomiting of seasickness. The objective of this study was to evaluate the association between H. pylori infection and seasickness susceptibility...
  70. ncbi request reprint Increased risk for herpetic eye disease in patients with allergic conjunctivitis
    Igor Kaiserman
    Department of Ophthalmology, Barzilai Medical Center, Ashkelon, Israel
    Curr Eye Res 31:721-5. 2006
    ..To evaluate the risk of ocular surface herpetic eye disease (osHED) in allergic eye disease...