J Cornuz

Summary

Affiliation: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc Why did Swiss citizens refuse to ban tobacco advertising?
    J Cornuz
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Tob Control 5:149-53. 1996
  2. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for asymptomatic abdominal aortic aneurysm: systematic review and meta-analysis of population-based screening studies
    Jacques Cornuz
    Department of Medicine and Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Public Health 14:343-9. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis of the first-line therapies for nicotine dependence
    Jacques Cornuz
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, Rue du Bugnon 17, CH 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 59:201-6. 2003
  4. pmc Cost-effectiveness of pharmacotherapies for nicotine dependence in primary care settings: a multinational comparison
    J Cornuz
    Department of Ambulatory and Community Medicine, University Hospital, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Tob Control 15:152-9. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of resident training in smoking cessation: a randomized, controlled trial of a program based on application of behavioral theory and practice with standardized patients
    Jacques Cornuz
    Lausanne University Outpatient Clinic and Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Ann Intern Med 136:429-37. 2002
  6. pmc The cost effectiveness of pharmacological smoking cessation therapies in developing countries: a case study in the Seychelles
    A R Gilbert
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Tob Control 13:190-5. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation interventions in clinical practice
    J Cornuz
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 34:397-404. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Energy and nutrient intake of Swiss women aged 75-87 years
    E Wynn Dumartheray
    Outpatient Clinic, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Hum Nutr Diet 19:431-5. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of three bone ultrasounds for the discrimination of subjects with and without osteoporotic fractures among 7562 elderly women
    M A Krieg
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Bone Miner Res 18:1261-6. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Motivating for cancer prevention
    J Cornuz
    Department of Internal Medicine, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Switzerland
    Recent Results Cancer Res 168:7-21. 2006

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  1. pmc Why did Swiss citizens refuse to ban tobacco advertising?
    J Cornuz
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Tob Control 5:149-53. 1996
    ..A comparison to successful campaigns in Canada and New Zealand provides insight regarding factors missing in the Swiss campaign which might have been useful in obtaining support from Swiss citizens...
  2. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for asymptomatic abdominal aortic aneurysm: systematic review and meta-analysis of population-based screening studies
    Jacques Cornuz
    Department of Medicine and Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Public Health 14:343-9. 2004
    ..There is uncertainty regarding the indicators which could be used to identify groups at high risk. This issue has been addressed in a systematic review of population-based screening studies...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis of the first-line therapies for nicotine dependence
    Jacques Cornuz
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, Rue du Bugnon 17, CH 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 59:201-6. 2003
    ..Studying the extent to which these various treatments are cost-effective requires additional research...
  4. pmc Cost-effectiveness of pharmacotherapies for nicotine dependence in primary care settings: a multinational comparison
    J Cornuz
    Department of Ambulatory and Community Medicine, University Hospital, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Tob Control 15:152-9. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of resident training in smoking cessation: a randomized, controlled trial of a program based on application of behavioral theory and practice with standardized patients
    Jacques Cornuz
    Lausanne University Outpatient Clinic and Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Ann Intern Med 136:429-37. 2002
    ..New educational programs must be developed to improve physicians' skills and effectiveness in counseling patients about smoking cessation...
  6. pmc The cost effectiveness of pharmacological smoking cessation therapies in developing countries: a case study in the Seychelles
    A R Gilbert
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Tob Control 13:190-5. 2004
    ..To examine the incremental cost effectiveness of the five first line pharmacological smoking cessation therapies in the Seychelles and other developing countries...
  7. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation interventions in clinical practice
    J Cornuz
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 34:397-404. 2007
    ..Physicians are in a unique position to advise smokers to quit by integrating the various aspects of nicotine dependence. This review provides an overview of interventions for smokers presenting in a clinical setting...
  8. ncbi request reprint Energy and nutrient intake of Swiss women aged 75-87 years
    E Wynn Dumartheray
    Outpatient Clinic, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Hum Nutr Diet 19:431-5. 2006
    ..Reliable data about the nutrient intake of elderly noninstitutionalized women in Switzerland is lacking. The aim of this study was to assess the energy and nutrient intake in this specific population...
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of three bone ultrasounds for the discrimination of subjects with and without osteoporotic fractures among 7562 elderly women
    M A Krieg
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Bone Miner Res 18:1261-6. 2003
    ..We compared three QUSs and their association with nonvertebral fracture history in 7562 Swiss women 70-80 years of age. The association between nonvertebral fracture was higher for heel than phalangeal QUS...
  10. ncbi request reprint Motivating for cancer prevention
    J Cornuz
    Department of Internal Medicine, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Switzerland
    Recent Results Cancer Res 168:7-21. 2006
    ..This chapter reviews relevant aspects of clinician-patient communication with regard to cancer prevention, especially smoking cessation and exercise...
  11. ncbi request reprint Validation and reproducibility of a semi-quantitative Food Frequency Questionnaire for use in elderly Swiss women
    E Wynn Dumartheray
    Outpatient Clinic, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Hum Nutr Diet 19:321-30. 2006
    ..The secondary aim was to assess its validity and both short-term and long-term reproducibility...
  12. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation intervention in clinical practice
    J Cornuz
    Outpatient Clinic, Lausanne University, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Onkologie 25:413-8. 2002
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Combining bone resorption markers and heel quantitative ultrasound to discriminate between fracture cases and controls
    D Nanchen
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne, 44 Rue du Bugnon, 1011, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Osteoporos Int 20:1695-703. 2009
    ..The tests all discriminated between cases and controls, but combining the two strategies yielded no additional relevant information...
  14. pmc The Lausanne cohort Lc65+: a population-based prospective study of the manifestations, determinants and outcomes of frailty
    Brigitte Santos-Eggimann
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne Hospital Center, 52 route de Berne, 1010 Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Geriatr 8:20. 2008
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Consequences of smoking for body weight, body fat distribution, and insulin resistance
    Arnaud Chiolero
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, University of Lausanne, 17 rue du Bugnon, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:801-9. 2008
    ..In the context of the worldwide obesity epidemic and a high prevalence of smoking, the greater risk of (central) obesity and insulin resistance among smokers is a matter of major concern...
  16. ncbi request reprint Association of cigarettes smoked daily with obesity in a general adult population
    Arnaud Chiolero
    Prevention Unit, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, 17 rue du Bugnon, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1311-8. 2007
    ..We analyzed the cross-sectional association between obesity and smoking habits, taking into account diet, physical activity, and educational level...
  17. ncbi request reprint Perception of the damaging effects of smoking, and brief cessation counselling by doctors
    P Bodenmann
    Medical Outpatient Clinic, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 135:256-62. 2005
    ..Smoking cessation counselling by a doctor was only given to a minority of patients, but such counselling seemed irrespective of nationality...
  18. doi request reprint Impact of smoking, smoking cessation, and genetic polymorphisms on CYP1A2 activity and inducibility
    M Dobrinas
    Unit of Pharmacogenetics and Clinical Psychopharmacology, Centre for Psychiatric Neurosciences, Department of Psychiatry, CHUV, University of Lausanne, Hospital of Cery, Prilly, Switzerland
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 90:117-25. 2011
    ..002). After quitting smoking, only CYP1A2*1F (P = 0.017) and the use of contraceptives (P = 0.05) had an influence. No influence of CYP1A2 polymorphisms on the inducibility of CYP1A2 was observed...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Innovations in ambulatory care: screening, treatment and iatrogenicity]
    P Bodenmann
    PMU, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 4:289-94. 2008
    ..It is important to treat high blood pressure problems in the elderly, but the orthostatic risks should be adressed. A corticoid treatment started quickly for Bell's palsy is efficient...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Smoking risk perception: facts and questions]
    P Bodenmann
    PMU, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 2:1704-9. 2006
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint [The role of aspirin in the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease]
    N Rodondi
    Prévention cardiovasculaire Policlinique médicale universitaire et Institut universitaire de médecine sociale et preventive Département de médecine et de santé communautaire Université de Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 2:646-51. 2006
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint [Information management skills: a practical guide in primary care medicine]
    O Pasche
    Département de médecine et santé communautaires, Policlinique Medicale Universitaire, Rue du Bugnon 44, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 1:2440-2, 2445-6. 2005
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint [Therapy and internal medicine]
    P Bodenmann
    Rev Med Suisse 3:268-70, 272-3. 2007
    ..Finally, every patient treated with bisphosphonates must be regularly followed by a dentist...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Women and tobacco: epidemiological and clinical specificities]
    G de Torrenté de la Jara
    PMU, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 2:1689-90, 1692-5. 2006
    ..Public health strategies must also be developed worldwide to control the expected dramatic impact of the female tobacco epidemic...
  25. ncbi request reprint [The health consequences of smoking for women at different stages of their life]
    C Willi
    PMU, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 2:1696-700. 2006
    ..Doctors are at the first line to advise women and propose them help and assistance in their quit smoking process in a way adapted to their situation...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Innovations in ambulatory care]
    P Bodenmann
    Rev Med Suisse 5:251-2, 254-7. 2009
    ..Syphilis testing algorithms using treponemal tests for initial screening could be inversed. Finally, selective reporting of clinical trials results for antidepressant are relatively frequent...
  27. ncbi request reprint [News in internal ambulatory medicine]
    P Bodenmann
    Rev Med Suisse 3:263-7. 2007
    ..HIV testing in a medical setting is at present more satisfactory than rapid HIV testing at home and finally watchful waiting of inguinal hernia is possible in asymptomatic or pauci-symptomatic men...
  28. ncbi request reprint Quality controls for two heel bone ultrasounds used in the Swiss Evaluation of the Methods of Measurement of Osteoporotic Fracture Risk Study
    M A Krieg
    University Hospital of Lausanne Department of Internal Medicine, Switzerland
    J Clin Densitom 5:335-41. 2002
    ..Because such differences could influence measurements in vivo, it is crucial to develop standardized phantoms to be used in prospective multicenter studies...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Management of patients with alcohol problems: how effective? Several response factors based on a review of the literature]
    B Graz
    Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Rue du Bugnon 17, 1005 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse Romande 121:895-7. 2001
    ..General practitioners may thus represent on important link in the therapeutic chain...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of proximal deep venous thrombosis of the legs by low-molecular-weight heparin: a systematic review]
    O Lamy
    Service de Medecine Interne A, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois CHUV, Lausanne
    Schweiz Med Wochenschr 129:707-14. 1999
    ..2%). Incidence of recurrent venous thromboembolism (0-2%) or major bleeding (0-2.4%) was also low, though such events were linked to a high mortality rate (9-16%). Thrombocytopenia occurred in 0 to 2.5% of cases...
  31. ncbi request reprint Impact of medical practice guidelines on the assessment of patients with acute coronary syndrome without persistent ST segment elevation
    Jean Blaise Wasserfallen
    Internal Medicine, University Hospital CHUV, CH 01011 Lausanne, VD, Switzerland
    Int J Qual Health Care 16:383-9. 2004
    ..To assess the impact of introducing clinical practice guidelines on acute coronary syndrome without persistent ST segment elevation (ACS) on patient initial assessment...
  32. ncbi request reprint [General internal medicine: review of year 2009 from the ambulatory perspective (2)]
    Patrick Bodenmann
    PMU, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 6:239-43. 2010
    ..In patients prescribed clopidogrel, a proton pump inhibitor is not absolutely necessary. The arrival of a anticoagulant that does not need blood monitoring is an interesting option in atrial fibrillation...
  33. ncbi request reprint Subclinical hypothyroidism and the risk of coronary heart disease: a meta-analysis
    Nicolas Rodondi
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am J Med 119:541-51. 2006
    ..We performed a systematic review to determine whether subclinical hypothyroidism is associated with CHD in adults...
  34. doi request reprint Participation in a population-based physical activity programme as an aid for smoking cessation: a randomised trial
    Raphael Bize
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Tob Control 19:488-94. 2010
    ..In a randomised controlled trial, we tested whether a population-based moderate-intensity physical activity programme increases quit rates among sedentary smokers receiving nicotine therapy...
  35. pmc Subclinical hypothyroidism and the risk of coronary heart disease and mortality
    Nicolas Rodondi
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne, Bugnon 44, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    JAMA 304:1365-74. 2010
    ..This might reflect differences in participants' age, sex, thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) levels, or preexisting cardiovascular disease...
  36. ncbi request reprint Topiramate for smoking cessation
    Yasser Khazaal
    University Department of Adult Psychiatry, Prilly, and Department of Community Medicine and Public Health, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 60:384-8. 2006
    ..Three more subjects who achieved a momentary reduction had, however, to interrupt the treatment due to intolerable side-effects. Controlled trials are needed to confirm these preliminary observations...
  37. ncbi request reprint Active smoking and the risk of type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Carole Willi
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    JAMA 298:2654-64. 2007
    ..Observational studies have suggested an association between active smoking and the incidence of type 2 diabetes...
  38. ncbi request reprint Aspirin use for the primary prevention of coronary heart disease: a population-based study in Switzerland
    Nicolas Rodondi
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne, Bugnon 44, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Prev Med 46:137-44. 2008
    ..To determine the patterns of aspirin use for the primary prevention of coronary heart disease (CHD). Aspirin for primary prevention has a more favorable risk/benefit profile among adults with high CHD risk than among low-risk adults...
  39. ncbi request reprint [Teaching family medicine in Lausanne]
    Thomas Bischoff
    Institut universitaire de médecine générale, PMU, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 6:2270-2, 2274-5. 2010
    ....
  40. pmc Markers of atherosclerosis and inflammation for prediction of coronary heart disease in older adults
    Nicolas Rodondi
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, Faculty of Biology and Medicine, University of Lausanne, 1011Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am J Epidemiol 171:540-9. 2010
    ..05). Results were similar for "hard" CHD, with higher reclassification rates for AAI. IL-6 and AAI are associated with future CHD events beyond traditional risk factors and modestly improve risk prediction in older adults...
  41. pmc Effectiveness of biomedical risk assessment as an aid for smoking cessation: a systematic review
    Raphael Bize
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne, 44 Rue du Bugnon, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Tob Control 16:151-6. 2007
    ..To determine the efficacy of biomedical risk assessment (eg, exhaled carbon monoxide (CO), or genetic susceptibility to lung cancer) as an aid for smoking cessation...
  42. ncbi request reprint [Management of asthma in primary care medicine]
    Olivier Pasche
    PMU, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 6:2286-91. 2010
    ..Another change from the old recommendations concerns the manner in which the asthma is categorised into different phases...
  43. ncbi request reprint [Screening for atherosclerosis: 2006 update]
    Nicolas Rodondi
    Consultation de prevention cardiovasculaire, PMU, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 2:2732-6. 2006
    ..Moreover, potential harms of such screening, such as induced anxiety, have been poorly studied. Although promising, such screening should be validated by clinical trials before routine use in clinical practice...
  44. ncbi request reprint Counselling overweight and obese patients in primary care: a prospective cohort study
    Nicolas Rodondi
    University Outpatient Clinic and University Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:222-8. 2006
    ..We aimed to evaluate weight reduction counselling by primary care physicians, and its relationship with weight change and patients' behaviour to control weight...
  45. ncbi request reprint [Error in ambulatory medicine: how to deal with it?]
    Philippe Staeger
    PMU, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 3:2702-4, 2706-9. 2007
    ..Their analysis, with supportive attitude towards involved staff members, allows to reveal systems failures within the institution or the private practice...
  46. doi request reprint The impact of carotid plaque screening on motivation for smoking cessation
    Nicolas Rodondi
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:541-6. 2008
    ..The impact of carotid plaque screening on smoking cessation should be examined in larger randomized controlled trials with sufficient power to assess the impact on long-term smoking cessation rates...
  47. pmc Physician response to "by-the-way" syndrome in primary care
    Pierre Yves Rodondi
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Gen Intern Med 24:739-41. 2009
    ..We analyzed the content of the syndrome, predictors of its appearance, and the physician response...
  48. pmc Subclinical thyroid dysfunction, cardiac function, and the risk of heart failure. The Cardiovascular Health study
    Nicolas Rodondi
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:1152-9. 2008
    ..The goal of this study was to determine whether subclinical thyroid dysfunction was associated with incident heart failure (HF) and echocardiogram abnormalities...
  49. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of unsuspected abdominal aortic aneurysms in patients hospitalised for surgical coronary revascularisation
    Pierre Monney
    Division of Vascular Medicine, University Hospital, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 25:65-8. 2004
    ..We evaluated the value of screening AAA among coronary patients admitted in our cardiovascular surgery unit...
  50. ncbi request reprint [Acute sinusitis]
    Olivier Pasche
    PMU, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 4:2560-2. 2008
    ..Antibiotics should be prescribed only after one week of symptoms' duration and in case of the presence of two additional criteria: pain and purulent nasal discharge with nasal obstruction...
  51. ncbi request reprint [Cost-effectiveness analyses: what doctors should know]
    Reto Auer
    Hospices, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 5:2402, 2404-8. 2009
    ..Physicians, at the interface between patients and payers, are in an ideal position to interpret, or even perform cost-effectiveness analysis, and to promote the interventions that are most effective and that have a reasonable cost...
  52. ncbi request reprint Aspirin for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: a comprehensive review
    Nicolas Rodondi
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Compr Ther 31:186-93. 2005
    ..Physicians should assess the risks and benefits of aspirin therapy for primary prevention and incorporate patient preferences...
  53. ncbi request reprint [How to apply clinical guidelines in medical practice? The example of dyslipidemia]
    Olivier Pasche
    Consultation des lipides, PMU, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 4:662-5. 2008
    ....
  54. doi request reprint A health behaviour cross-sectional study of immigrants and non-immigrants in a Swiss urban general-practice setting
    Patrick Bodenmann
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University Outpatient Clinic, Bugnon 44, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Immigr Minor Health 12:24-32. 2010
    ..Little is known about smoking, unhealthy use of alcohol, and risk behaviours for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in immigrants from developed and developing countries...
  55. ncbi request reprint Aspirin use for the primary prevention of coronary heart disease in older adults
    Nicolas Rodondi
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, Calif, USA
    Am J Med 118:1288. 2005
    ..We determined the prevalence of aspirin use in relation to coronary heart disease risk and changes over time...
  56. ncbi request reprint ECG interpretation during the acute phase of coronary syndromes: in need of improvement?
    Alexandre Berger
    Service of Cardiology, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 134:695-9. 2004
    ..Emergency room (ER) interpretation of the ECG is critical to assessment of patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS). Our aim was to assess its reliability in our institution, a tertiary teaching hospital...
  57. ncbi request reprint [What shall I do with a patient with elevated liver tests?]
    Nicole Jaunin-Stalder
    Consultation générale, PMU, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 5:2410-4. 2009
    ..A life style modification can be proposed after excluding a viral hepatitis and a hemochromatosis. If the liver enzymes still remind elevated, rarer causes must be searched...
  58. ncbi request reprint [Hormone replacement therapy: thoroughness in method and interpretation of results. Regarding the Women's Health Initiative--WHI]
    Bernard Burnand
    Service de Medecine A, Departement de Medecine, CHUV
    Rev Med Suisse Romande 123:277-81. 2003
    ..Indeed clinical trials should be used to show the effectiveness of the new postmenopausal substitutive therapies that may be proposed...
  59. doi request reprint Alcohol drinking, the metabolic syndrome and diabetes in a population with high mean alcohol consumption
    O Clerc
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Rue du Bugnon 44, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Diabet Med 27:1241-9. 2010
    ..To investigate the relationship of alcohol consumption with the metabolic syndrome and diabetes in a population-based study with high mean alcohol consumption. Few data exist on these conditions in high-risk drinkers...
  60. pmc Self-reported smoking cessation activities among Swiss primary care physicians
    Isabelle Jacot Sadowski
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Fam Pract 10:22. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study is to assess physicians' current clinical practice regarding smokers motivated to stop smoking...
  61. ncbi request reprint Impact of clinical practice guidelines on priorisation for intensive care beds allocation in high-risk acute coronary syndrome patients: does age play a role?
    Jean Blaise Wasserfallen
    Service of Internal Medicine, University Hospital CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 136:655-8. 2006
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Are internists in an non-prescriptive setting favourable to guidelines? A survey in a Department of Internal Medicine in Switzerland
    Murielle Bochud
    Health Care Evaluation Unit, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, 17 rue du Bugnon, CH 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 132:201-6. 2002
    ..Despite generally positive attitudes towards guidelines, the opinion of senior staff physicians constitute a barrier to their dissemination and implementation...
  63. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis: subclinical thyroid dysfunction and the risk for coronary heart disease and mortality
    Nicolas Ochs
    University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Ann Intern Med 148:832-45. 2008
    ..Data on the association between subclinical thyroid dysfunction and coronary heart disease (CHD) and mortality are conflicting...
  64. pmc Derivation and validation of a prognostic model for pulmonary embolism
    Drahomir Aujesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology Center, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 172:1041-6. 2005
    ..An objective and simple prognostic model for patients with pulmonary embolism could be helpful in guiding initial intensity of treatment...
  65. ncbi request reprint Stage of change of cigarette smoking in drug dependent patients
    Stéphane Kolly
    Division of Substance Abuse, University Department of Adult Psychiatry, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 134:322-5. 2004
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of restless legs syndrome in female blood donors 1 week after blood donation
    B Pedrazzini
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Vox Sang 107:44-9. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the prevalence of RLS in female blood donors 1 week after blood donation...
  67. ncbi request reprint [Smoking, obesity and diabetes: a clinically important interaction]
    C Clair
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, General Medicine Division, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Rev Med Suisse 7:2338, 2340-2. 2011
    ..Interventions with pharmacologic help should be offered to all smokers, with or without diabetes, in order to increase smoking cessation rates and limit weight gain...
  68. ncbi request reprint Treating tobacco use and dependence in clinical practice
    Jacques Cornuz
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University Hospital, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 7:783-92. 2006
    ..The efficacy of all of these pharmacotherapies is comparable, roughly doubling the cessation rates over control conditions...
  69. pmc A vaccine against nicotine for smoking cessation: a randomized controlled trial
    Jacques Cornuz
    Department of Internal Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 3:e2547. 2008
    ..A vaccine against nicotine was tested in a 6-month randomized, double blind phase II smoking cessation study in 341 smokers with a subsequent 6-month follow-up period...
  70. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a low-intensity smoking cessation intervention for hospitalized patients
    Raphael Bize
    Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:464-70. 2006
    ..Our findings show that a low-intensity smoking cessation intervention, based on two visits without any follow-up contact, is associated with a higher quit rate at 6 months than that for historical control patients...
  71. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a multicomponent worksite health promotion program for cardiovascular risk factors-correcting for the regression towards the mean effect
    John O Prior
    Department of Internal Medicine, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Prev Med 40:259-67. 2005
    ....
  72. doi request reprint Cardiovascular risk estimation and eligibility for statins in primary prevention comparing different strategies
    David Nanchen
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University Hospital Centre, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am J Cardiol 103:1089-95. 2009
    ..Following the International Atherosclerosis Society and the Adult Treatment Panel III recommendations might prevent more CHD deaths at the cost of higher numbers needed to treat compared with European Society of Cardiology guidelines...
  73. doi request reprint Alcohol drinking and cardiovascular risk in a population with high mean alcohol consumption
    Maryline Foerster
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am J Cardiol 103:361-8. 2009
    ....
  74. doi request reprint Nicotine gum treatment before smoking cessation: a randomized trial
    Jean Francois Etter
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Centre Medical Universitaire, Geneva 4, Switzerland
    Arch Intern Med 169:1028-34. 2009
    ..We tested whether starting nicotine polacrilex gum treatment 4 weeks before the quit date improved smoking abstinence rates compared with starting treatment on the quit date...
  75. ncbi request reprint The use of the rapid D-dimer test for the exclusion of acute venous thromboembolism in a regional hospital
    Thierry Fumeaux
    Medical Outpatient Department, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 133:178-83. 2003
    ....
  76. ncbi request reprint Absence of bias against smokers in access to coronary revascularization after cardiac catheterization
    Jacques Cornuz
    Department of Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Qual Health Care 17:37-42. 2005
    ..We assessed whether there is any evidence of bias against smokers in cardiac care decision-making by determining whether smokers were as likely as non-smokers to undergo revascularization procedures after cardiac catheterization...
  77. ncbi request reprint Nutritional status using the Mini Nutritional Assessment questionnaire and its relationship with bone quality in a population of institutionalized elderly women
    V Gerber
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Nutr Health Aging 7:140-5. 2003
    ....
  78. pmc The impact of iron supplementation efficiency in female blood donors with a decreased ferritin level and no anaemia. Rationale and design of a randomised controlled trial: a study protocol
    Baptiste Pedrazzini
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University Hospital of Lausanne, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Trials 10:4. 2009
    ..Our objective is to determine the clinical effect of iron supplementation on fatigue in female blood donors without anaemia, but with a mean serum ferritin < or = 30 ng/ml...
  79. ncbi request reprint Osteoporotic fracture risk in elderly women: estimation with quantitative heel US and clinical risk factors
    Idris Guessous
    Department of Internal Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Radiology 248:179-84. 2008
    ..To derive a prediction rule by using prospectively obtained clinical and bone ultrasonographic (US) data to identify elderly women at risk for osteoporotic fractures...
  80. pmc The efficacy of pharmacotherapy for decreasing the expansion rate of abdominal aortic aneurysms: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Idris Guessous
    Department of Internal Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 3:e1895. 2008
    ..Studies evaluating the efficacy of different pharmacological agents to slow down human AAA-expansion rates have been performed, but they have never been systematically reviewed or summarized...
  81. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of D-dimer in patients with pulmonary embolism
    Drahomir Aujesky
    Division of Internal Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 96:478-82. 2006
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  82. ncbi request reprint Major depressive disorder in the general hospital: adaptation of clinical practice guidelines
    Rachel Voellinger
    Clinical Epidemiology Center CepiC, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 25:185-93. 2003
    ..Easier ways for the adaptation and use of high quality guidelines at the local level may result from better coordination, organization and updating of guidelines at a national or supranational level...
  83. doi request reprint Efficacy of clinical guideline implementation to improve the appropriateness of chest physiotherapy prescription among inpatients with community-acquired pneumonia
    Idris Guessous
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Centre, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Respir Med 102:1257-63. 2008
    ..CP requires equipment and frequently involves the assistance of a respiratory therapist, engendering a significant medical workload and cost...
  84. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer screening: current situation and perspective
    Idris Guessous
    Unit of Prevention, Universtiy Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University Hospital and Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 137:304-11. 2007
    ..First results are expected for 2007. Until the completion of these studies, wild screening intervention should be avoided...
  85. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for the clinical management of atrial fibrillation: a practical perspective
    Thierry Fumeaux
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 134:235-47. 2004
    ..Since the management of atrial fibrillation may be difficult in the individual patient, our purpose was to develop simple clinical recommendations to help the general internist manage this common clinical problem...
  86. ncbi request reprint Prediction of hip fracture risk by quantitative ultrasound in more than 7000 Swiss women > or =70 years of age: comparison of three technologically different bone ultrasound devices in the SEMOF study
    Marc Antoine Krieg
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Bone Miner Res 21:1457-63. 2006
    ..Heel QUSs were both predictive of hip fracture risk, whereas the phalanges QUS was not...
  87. pmc Pharmacological thromboembolic prophylaxis in a medical ward: room for improvement
    Drahomir Aujesky
    Department of Internal Medicine, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Gen Intern Med 17:788-91. 2002
    ..Quality of care interventions, such as the development of local guidelines, might improve the appropriateness of pharmacological thromboembolic prophylaxis in medical inpatients...
  88. pmc Fatigue: a practical approach to diagnosis in primary care
    Jacques Cornuz
    Department of Community Medicine and Public Health, University Outpatient Clinic, and University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    CMAJ 174:765-7. 2006
  89. ncbi request reprint Clinical prediction of deep venous thrombosis using two risk assessment methods in combination with rapid quantitative D-dimer testing
    Jacques Cornuz
    Department of Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am J Med 112:198-203. 2002
    ....
  90. ncbi request reprint Validation of a model to predict adverse outcomes in patients with pulmonary embolism
    Drahomir Aujesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, The University Outpatient Clinic and The Clinical Epidemiology Center, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur Heart J 27:476-81. 2006
    ..To validate a model for quantifying the prognosis of patients with pulmonary embolism (PE). The model was previously derived from 10 534 US patients...
  91. ncbi request reprint Five-day plan for smoking cessation using group behaviour therapy
    Mylena Frikart
    University Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Avenue de la Gare 6, CH 1003 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 133:39-43. 2003
    ..7% vs. 18.9%, p = 0.049). Stress was the most common cause of relapse. The FDP appears to be an effective smoking cessation therapy. Propositions are made in order to improve the success rate of future sessions...
  92. ncbi request reprint Evidence for prevention and screening: recommendations in adults
    Peter Hengstler
    Outpatient Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 132:363-73. 2002
    ..Controversial preventive interventions include general screening for diabetes mellitus, thyroid disorders and prostate cancer. Physicians should be aware of a possible hidden agenda in patients presenting for a checkup...
  93. ncbi request reprint Secondhand smoke and health-related quality of life in never smokers: results from the SAPALDIA cohort study 2
    Pierre Olivier Bridevaux
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospitals of Geneva, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211, Geneva, Switzerland
    Arch Intern Med 167:2516-23. 2007
    ..Although secondhand smoke (SHS) has been linked with various respiratory conditions and symptoms, its association with health-related quality of life (HRQOL) is unknown...
  94. ncbi request reprint [Tobacco use disorder and use of nicotine substitutes during pregnancy and post-partum]
    Jacques Cornuz
    Département de médecine et unité de prévention, CHUV, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse Romande 122:305-7. 2002
  95. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with the use of hormone replacement therapy among older women
    Jacques Cornuz
    Age Ageing 32:675-8. 2003
  96. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis of a European primary-care physician training in smoking cessation counseling
    Christophe Pinget
    Health Technology Assessment Unit, Lausanne University Hospital, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:451-5. 2007
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  97. ncbi request reprint Determinants of smoking and cessation in older women
    Jacques Donzé
    Age Ageing 36:53-7. 2007
    ..The goals of this study were to analyse the characteristics of older women smokers help and support those wanting to quit...
  98. ncbi request reprint [Review on abdominal aortic aneurysm screening]
    Idris Guessous
    Departement de Medecine Interne, CHUV, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 4:300-5. 2008
    ..However, concerns persist about the effectiveness of AAA screening when applied in the daily practice setting, and the best care of small AAA for which research clinical trials have shown that early, elective surgery does not save lives...
  99. ncbi request reprint The Impact of CAROtid plaque Screening on Smoking (CAROSS) cessation and control of other cardiovascular risk factors: Rationale and design of a randomized controlled trial
    Nicolas Rodondi
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, Switzerland
    Contemp Clin Trials 29:767-73. 2008
    ..Being aware of these test results might also enhance patient motivation to change unhealthy behaviors but the effectiveness of such a screening strategy has been poorly studied...
  100. ncbi request reprint A prediction rule to identify low-risk patients with pulmonary embolism
    Drahomir Aujesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:169-75. 2006
    ..A simple prognostic model could help identify patients with pulmonary embolism who are at low risk of death and are candidates for outpatient treatment...
  101. pmc Incentives to quit smoking in primary care
    Raphael Bize
    BMJ 336:567-8. 2008