J Stanback

Summary

Affiliation: Family Health International
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Methodological quality of WHO medical eligibility criteria for contraceptive use
    John Stanback
    Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    Contraception 66:1-5. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Validation of a job aid to rule out pregnancy among family planning clients in Nicaragua
    John Stanback
    Family Health International, Health Services Research, PO Box 13950, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, United States of America
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 23:116-8. 2008
  3. pmc Excluding pregnancy among women initiating antiretroviral therapy: efficacy of a family planning job aid
    Kwasi Torpey
    Family Health International Zambia Plot 2055 Nasser Road, Lusaka, Zambia
    BMC Public Health 10:249. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Can intrauterine device removals for bleeding or pain be predicted at a one-month follow-up visit? A multivariate analysis
    J Stanback
    Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Contraception 58:357-60. 1998
  5. doi request reprint Pelvic inflammatory disease attributable to the IUD: modeling risk in West Africa
    John Stanback
    Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Contraception 77:227-9. 2008
  6. pmc Contraceptive injections by community health workers in Uganda: a nonrandomized community trial
    John Stanback
    Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 85:768-73. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Improving adherence to family planning guidelines in Kenya: an experiment
    John Stanback
    Family Health International, PO Box 13950, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 19:68-73. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Does assessment of signs and symptoms add to the predictive value of an algorithm to rule out pregnancy?
    John Stanback
    Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 32:27-9. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Injected with controversy: sales and administration of injectable contraceptives in drug shops in Uganda
    John Stanback
    Family Health International, Durham, NC, USA
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 37:24-9. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Hormonal pregnancy test redux
    John Stanback
    Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Contraception 66:295-6. 2002

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Methodological quality of WHO medical eligibility criteria for contraceptive use
    John Stanback
    Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    Contraception 66:1-5. 2002
    ..In most categories of quality, the WHO document exceeded the mean scores for other published guidelines. We discuss these comparisons, as well as the strengths and weaknesses of the WHO guidelines...
  2. ncbi request reprint Validation of a job aid to rule out pregnancy among family planning clients in Nicaragua
    John Stanback
    Family Health International, Health Services Research, PO Box 13950, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, United States of America
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 23:116-8. 2008
    ..Provider fears that nonmenstruating clients are pregnant are usually misplaced, while fears that hormonal methods can harm fetuses are exaggerated...
  3. pmc Excluding pregnancy among women initiating antiretroviral therapy: efficacy of a family planning job aid
    Kwasi Torpey
    Family Health International Zambia Plot 2055 Nasser Road, Lusaka, Zambia
    BMC Public Health 10:249. 2010
    ..This study was conducted to assess the clinical performance of a job aid to exclude pregnancy among HIV positive women initiating ART...
  4. ncbi request reprint Can intrauterine device removals for bleeding or pain be predicted at a one-month follow-up visit? A multivariate analysis
    J Stanback
    Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Contraception 58:357-60. 1998
    ..5 times more likely to have removals within 12 months (95% CI 1.4-9.2). Women reporting these menstrual problems during scheduled revisits may benefit from counseling and treatment with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID)...
  5. doi request reprint Pelvic inflammatory disease attributable to the IUD: modeling risk in West Africa
    John Stanback
    Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Contraception 77:227-9. 2008
    ..However, one recent model suggests that the risk of PID attributable to the IUD is very low, only 0.15% or less than 1 in 600...
  6. pmc Contraceptive injections by community health workers in Uganda: a nonrandomized community trial
    John Stanback
    Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 85:768-73. 2007
    ..To compare the safety and quality of contraceptive injections by community-based health workers with those of clinic-based nurses in a rural African setting...
  7. ncbi request reprint Improving adherence to family planning guidelines in Kenya: an experiment
    John Stanback
    Family Health International, PO Box 13950, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 19:68-73. 2007
    ..Clinical guidelines for family planning and reproductive health were published in 1991 and updated in 1997, but never widely distributed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Does assessment of signs and symptoms add to the predictive value of an algorithm to rule out pregnancy?
    John Stanback
    Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 32:27-9. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess whether reported signs and symptoms of pregnancy add to the predictive value of an algorithm to rule out pregnancy...
  9. doi request reprint Injected with controversy: sales and administration of injectable contraceptives in drug shops in Uganda
    John Stanback
    Family Health International, Durham, NC, USA
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 37:24-9. 2011
    ..It is important to understand drug shop operators' current practices and their potential to provide DMPA to hard-to-reach populations...
  10. ncbi request reprint Hormonal pregnancy test redux
    John Stanback
    Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Contraception 66:295-6. 2002
  11. ncbi request reprint Provider resistance to advance provision of oral contraceptives in Africa
    John Stanback
    Health Services Research, Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 29:35-6. 2003
    ..For pill clients, one obvious solution is 'advance provision' of oral contraceptives for later use. However, this practice is rare in Africa...
  12. ncbi request reprint Ruling out pregnancy among family planning clients: the impact of a checklist in three countries
    John Stanback
    Family Health International, Post Office Box 13950, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 36:311-5. 2005
    ..This simple, inexpensive job aid improves women's access to essential family planning services...
  13. ncbi request reprint Advance provision of oral contraceptives to family planning clients in Kenya
    J Stanback
    Family Health International, P O Box 13950, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    East Afr Med J 79:257-8. 2002
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  14. ncbi request reprint Timeliness of contraceptive reinjections in South Africa and its relation to unintentional discontinuation
    Joy Noel Baumgartner
    Health Services Research Division, Family Health International FHI, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 33:66-74. 2007
    ..Little attention, however, has been paid to unintentional discontinuation due to providers' management of clients who would like to continue use but arrive late for their scheduled reinjections...
  15. doi request reprint Injectable contraception: what should the longest interval be for reinjections?
    Markus J Steiner
    Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Contraception 77:410-4. 2008
    ..The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends a "grace period" of 2 weeks after the scheduled 13-week reinjection. Beyond 2 weeks, however, many providers send late clients home to await menses...
  16. ncbi request reprint Access to modern contraception
    Michael J Welsh
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 20:323-38. 2006
    ..Further progress in removing medical barriers will depend on systems for improving provider education and promoting evidence-based contraceptive service delivery...
  17. ncbi request reprint Reaching providers is not enough to increase IUD use: a factorial experiment of 'academic detailing' in Kenya
    Jennifer Wesson
    Family Health International, North Carolina, USA
    J Biosoc Sci 40:69-82. 2008
    ..However, the cost of the detailing in comparison to the small number of IUDs inserted indicates that this intervention is not cost-effective...