Steven S Fu

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Ethnic disparities in the use of nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation in an equal access health care system
    Steven S Fu
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    Am J Health Promot 20:108-16. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking among Chinese Americans and the influence of linguistic acculturation
    Steven S Fu
    Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Section of General Internal Medicine, Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:803-11. 2003
  3. doi request reprint Smoking-cessation strategies for American Indians: should smoking-cessation treatment include a prescription for a complete home smoking ban?
    Steven S Fu
    VA Health Services Research and Development Service Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Prev Med 39:S56-65. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of an intervention to facilitate recycling for relapsed smokers
    Melissa R Partin
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:293-9. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Proactive tobacco treatment and population-level cessation: a pragmatic randomized clinical trial
    Steven S Fu
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, a VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Innovation, Minneapolis VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, Minnesota2Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis
    JAMA Intern Med 174:671-7. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Employment, gender, and smoking cessation outcomes in low-income smokers using nicotine replacement therapy
    Diana J Burgess
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:1439-47. 2009
  7. pmc Population-based tobacco treatment: study design of a randomized controlled trial
    Steven S Fu
    VA HSR and D Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:159. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Menthol cigarettes and smoking cessation during an aided quit attempt
    Steven S Fu
    Physician Research Fellowship Program, Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research a VA HSR and D Center of Excellence, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:457-62. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Beliefs and experiences regarding smoking cessation among American Indians
    Diana Burgess
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:S19-28. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Understanding smoking and cessation among Hmong smokers
    Diana Burgess
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:442-51. 2008

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Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Ethnic disparities in the use of nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation in an equal access health care system
    Steven S Fu
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    Am J Health Promot 20:108-16. 2005
    ..To examine ethnic variations in the use of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) in an equal access health care system...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking among Chinese Americans and the influence of linguistic acculturation
    Steven S Fu
    Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Section of General Internal Medicine, Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:803-11. 2003
    ..Further research is needed to assess whether acculturation is associated with smoking among Chinese American women and with use of smoking cessation treatments and services by Chinese American smokers...
  3. doi request reprint Smoking-cessation strategies for American Indians: should smoking-cessation treatment include a prescription for a complete home smoking ban?
    Steven S Fu
    VA Health Services Research and Development Service Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Prev Med 39:S56-65. 2010
    ..The prevalence of cigarette smoking is particularly high among American Indian communities in the Upper Midwest...
  4. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of an intervention to facilitate recycling for relapsed smokers
    Melissa R Partin
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:293-9. 2006
    ..This study assessed the effectiveness of an intervention for increasing repeat tobacco-dependence treatment in a population of relapsed smokers...
  5. ncbi request reprint Proactive tobacco treatment and population-level cessation: a pragmatic randomized clinical trial
    Steven S Fu
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, a VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Innovation, Minneapolis VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, Minnesota2Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis
    JAMA Intern Med 174:671-7. 2014
    ..Most smokers do not receive evidence-based treatments for tobacco use that include both behavioral counseling and pharmacotherapy...
  6. doi request reprint Employment, gender, and smoking cessation outcomes in low-income smokers using nicotine replacement therapy
    Diana J Burgess
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:1439-47. 2009
    ..This study examines the presence and correlates of gender disparities in smoking cessation among lower income smokers prescribed nicotine replacement medication...
  7. pmc Population-based tobacco treatment: study design of a randomized controlled trial
    Steven S Fu
    VA HSR and D Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:159. 2012
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  8. doi request reprint Menthol cigarettes and smoking cessation during an aided quit attempt
    Steven S Fu
    Physician Research Fellowship Program, Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research a VA HSR and D Center of Excellence, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:457-62. 2008
    ..In conclusion, combined with findings from previous research, this study suggests that smoking menthol cigarettes does not decrease smoking cessation among older smokers during a quit attempt aided with pharmacotherapy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Beliefs and experiences regarding smoking cessation among American Indians
    Diana Burgess
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:S19-28. 2007
    ..Results point to the need for community- and peer-based smoking cessation treatment in the American Indian community, including accurate information from trusted sources...
  10. doi request reprint Understanding smoking and cessation among Hmong smokers
    Diana Burgess
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:442-51. 2008
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  11. doi request reprint Race and nicotine replacement treatment outcomes among low-income smokers
    Steven S Fu
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S442-8. 2008
    ..This prospective, observational cohort study compared long-term cessation outcomes among four racial/ethnic groups after an aided quit attempt using nicotine replacement therapy (NRT)...
  12. pmc Ethnic differences in alcohol treatment outcomes and the effect of concurrent smoking cessation treatment
    Steven S Fu
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, a VA HSR and D Center of Excellence, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 92:61-8. 2008
    ..Findings from this analysis suggest that concurrent smoking cessation treatment adversely affects alcohol outcomes for Caucasians but not necessarily for African Americans...
  13. pmc Racial/Ethnic disparities in the use of nicotine replacement therapy and quit ratios in lifetime smokers ages 25 to 44 years
    Steven S Fu
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center 152 2E, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1640-7. 2008
    ..Future prospective studies are needed to assess whether lower utilization of cessation treatments such as NRT contribute to the observed disparity in quit ratios for African Americans...
  14. ncbi request reprint Why assigning ongoing tobacco use is not necessarily a conservative approach to handling missing tobacco cessation outcomes
    David B Nelson
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research 152 2E, VA Medical Center, One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:77-83. 2009
    ..Within tobacco cessation research, a widely used strategy is penalized imputation (PI), wherein cases missing cessation outcomes are assigned a "currently using tobacco" status...
  15. ncbi request reprint Views on smoking cessation methods in ethnic minority communities: a qualitative investigation
    Steven S Fu
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research a VA HSR and D Center of Excellence, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Prev Med 44:235-40. 2007
    ..The purpose of this qualitative analysis is to increase our understanding of minority smokers' experiences and beliefs about guideline-recommended smoking cessation treatments...
  16. doi request reprint Talking to Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans about tobacco use
    Rachel Widome
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, VA Health Services Research and Development, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, One Veterans Drive 152 2E, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:623-6. 2011
    ..Our goal in this study was to examine beliefs and attitudes about tobacco use in the newest generation of combat veterans, those who served in Afghanistan (Operation Enduring Freedom [OEF]) and Iraq (Operation Iraqi Freedom [OIF])...
  17. ncbi request reprint National trends in the provision of smoking cessation aids within the Veterans Health Administration
    Yvonne C Jonk
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis VA Medical Center, One Veterans Drive 1110, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:77-85. 2005
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  18. ncbi request reprint The impact of depressive symptoms on alcohol and cigarette consumption following treatment for alcohol and nicotine dependence
    Molly M Kodl
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:92-9. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of depressive symptoms on abstinence from tobacco and alcohol after treatment for alcohol dependence and nicotine dependence...
  19. ncbi request reprint Chronic disease management for tobacco dependence: a randomized, controlled trial
    Anne M Joseph
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55414, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:1894-900. 2011
    ..Tobacco dependence disorder is a chronic relapsing condition, yet treatment is delivered in discrete episodes of care that yield disappointing long-term quit rates...
  20. ncbi request reprint Post-traumatic stress disorder and smoking: a systematic review
    Steven S Fu
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:1071-84. 2007
    ..Intervention studies that test behavioral and pharmacological interventions designed specifically for use in patients with PTSD are needed to reduce morbidity and mortality in this population...
  21. ncbi request reprint The effect of cognitive load and patient race on physicians' decisions to prescribe opioids for chronic low back pain: a randomized trial
    Diana J Burgess
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Pain Med 15:965-74. 2014
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  22. pmc Proactive tobacco treatment for low income smokers: study protocol of a randomized controlled trial
    Steven S Fu
    VA HSR and D Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis VA Health Care System, 1 Veterans Drive 152, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    BMC Public Health 14:337. 2014
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Potential unintended consequences of tobacco-control policies on mothers who smoke: a review of the literature
    Diana J Burgess
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:S151-8. 2009
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Does integrated care improve treatment for depression? A systematic review
    Mary Butler
    Minnesota Evidence based Practice Center, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 34:113-25. 2011
    ..Integrated care appears to improve depression management in primary care patients, but questions remain about its specific form and implementation...
  25. pmc Why do providers contribute to disparities and what can be done about it?
    Diana J Burgess
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, VA Health Services Research Center of Excellence, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, MN 55417, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:1154-9. 2004
    ..These conditions-time pressure, fatigue, and information overload-are frequently found in health care settings. We conclude with implications of the social-cognitive perspective for developing interventions to reduce provider bias...
  26. ncbi request reprint The Relation between Social Support and Smoking Cessation: Revisiting an Established Measure to Improve Prediction
    Rachel J Burns
    Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, 75 East River Road, Minneapolis, MN, 55455, USA
    Ann Behav Med 47:369-75. 2014
    ..The Partner Interaction Questionnaire (PIQ) is commonly used to measure social support in this context...
  27. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation for patients with cardiovascular disease: what is the best approach?
    Anne M Joseph
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    Am J Cardiovasc Drugs 3:339-49. 2003
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  28. ncbi request reprint Promoting repeat tobacco dependence treatment: are relapsed smokers interested?
    Steven S Fu
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Veterans Affairs Medical Center 152 2E, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:235-43. 2006
    ..Promotion of repeat tobacco dependence treatment among relapsed smokers interested in "recycling" (repeat quit attempt) may be a promising approach to increase quit rates...
  29. ncbi request reprint Safety issues in pharmacotherapy for smoking in patients with cardiovascular disease
    Anne M Joseph
    Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 45:429-41. 2003
    ..Nicotine-replacement therapy and bupropion significantly increase long-term smoking cessation rates, and the benefits of cessation exceed the risks for pharmacotherapy in patients with cardiovascular disease...
  30. pmc Paved with good intentions: do public health and human service providers contribute to racial/ethnic disparities in health?
    Michelle van Ryn
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, MN 55417, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:248-55. 2003
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  31. ncbi request reprint Disparities in total knee replacements: a review
    Robert L Kane
    The Minnesota Evidence Based Practice Center, University of Minnesota Clinical Outcomes Research Center, Minneapolis, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 57:562-7. 2007
  32. ncbi request reprint Tobacco cessation treatment for alcohol-dependent smokers: when is the best time?
    Molly Kodl
    The Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis VA Medical Center, Minnesota, USA
    Alcohol Res Health 29:203-7. 2006
    ..This review includes recommendations of considerations for treatment timing decisions and future research directions...
  33. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in smoking cessation services received among veterans
    Scott E Sherman
    VA Center for the Study of Healthcare Provider Behavior, Sepulveda, California 91343, USA
    Womens Health Issues 15:126-33. 2005
    ..We compared the baseline characteristics of male and female smokers and then assessed the smoking cessation services they received to determine whether there are important gender differences in care...