Joyce S Nicholas

Summary

Affiliation: Medical University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Completeness of case ascertainment for surveillance of autism spectrum disorders using the autism developmental disabilities monitoring network methodology
    Joyce S Nicholas
    Department of Medicine, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425 8350, USA
    Disabil Health J 5:185-9. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and characteristics of children with autism-spectrum disorders
    Joyce S Nicholas
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:130-6. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Use and determinants of the methylprednisolone protocol for traumatic spinal cord injury in South Carolina acute care hospitals
    Joyce S Nicholas
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425 8350, USA
    J Trauma 66:1446-50; discussion 1450. 2009
  4. pmc Predictors of skin cancer in commercial airline pilots
    Joyce S Nicholas
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425 8350, USA
    Occup Med (Lond) 59:434-6. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Autism spectrum disorders in preschool-aged children: prevalence and comparison to a school-aged population
    Joyce S Nicholas
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425 8350, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:808-14. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Cosmic radiation and magnetic field exposure to airline flight crews
    J S Nicholas
    Department of Biometry and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Am J Ind Med 34:574-80. 1998
  7. ncbi request reprint Arterial compression of the retro-olivary sulcus of the ventrolateral medulla in essential hypertension and diabetes
    Joyce S Nicholas
    Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Hypertension 46:982-5. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Stable chromosome aberrations and ionizing radiation in airline pilots
    J S Nicholas
    Department of Biometry and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 74:953-6. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Health among commercial airline pilots
    J S Nicholas
    Department of Biometry and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 72:821-6. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Flight deck magnetic fields in commercial aircraft
    J S Nicholas
    Department of Biometry and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Am J Ind Med 38:548-54. 2000

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. doi request reprint Completeness of case ascertainment for surveillance of autism spectrum disorders using the autism developmental disabilities monitoring network methodology
    Joyce S Nicholas
    Department of Medicine, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425 8350, USA
    Disabil Health J 5:185-9. 2012
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and characteristics of children with autism-spectrum disorders
    Joyce S Nicholas
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:130-6. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and associated characteristics among 8-year-old children...
  3. doi request reprint Use and determinants of the methylprednisolone protocol for traumatic spinal cord injury in South Carolina acute care hospitals
    Joyce S Nicholas
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425 8350, USA
    J Trauma 66:1446-50; discussion 1450. 2009
    ..Our purpose was to explore emergency department (ED) response to this shifting information by assessing the impact of NASCIS and the 2002 report on MPSS protocols and to study factors associated with MPSS administration...
  4. pmc Predictors of skin cancer in commercial airline pilots
    Joyce S Nicholas
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425 8350, USA
    Occup Med (Lond) 59:434-6. 2009
    ..The reasons for these increases are unclear, but postulated factors include ionizing radiation, circadian disruption and leisure sun exposure...
  5. ncbi request reprint Autism spectrum disorders in preschool-aged children: prevalence and comparison to a school-aged population
    Joyce S Nicholas
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425 8350, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:808-14. 2009
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Cosmic radiation and magnetic field exposure to airline flight crews
    J S Nicholas
    Department of Biometry and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Am J Ind Med 34:574-80. 1998
    ..Flight crews are exposed to elevated levels of cosmic radiation and to magnetic fields generated by the aircraft's electrical system. The purpose of this study was to quantify these two occupational exposures...
  7. ncbi request reprint Arterial compression of the retro-olivary sulcus of the ventrolateral medulla in essential hypertension and diabetes
    Joyce S Nicholas
    Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Hypertension 46:982-5. 2005
    ..However, in the diabetic population, the slight increase in the odds of arterial compression was not significant...
  8. ncbi request reprint Stable chromosome aberrations and ionizing radiation in airline pilots
    J S Nicholas
    Department of Biometry and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 74:953-6. 2003
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Health among commercial airline pilots
    J S Nicholas
    Department of Biometry and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 72:821-6. 2001
    ..The airline pilot works within a complex exposure environment that may present physiological challenges to long-term health...
  10. ncbi request reprint Flight deck magnetic fields in commercial aircraft
    J S Nicholas
    Department of Biometry and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Am J Ind Med 38:548-54. 2000
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Galactic cosmic radiation exposure of pregnant flight crewmembers
    J S Nicholas
    Department of Biometry and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 71:647-8. 2000
    ....
  12. doi request reprint The effect of statin pretreatment on infarct volume in ischemic stroke
    J S Nicholas
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 31:48-56. 2008
    ..This study examined this effect in humans by testing whether patients taking statins at onset of ischemic stroke had smaller infarct volumes than those not taking statins...
  13. doi request reprint Pre-existing health conditions and repeat traumatic brain injury
    Lee L Saunders
    Department of Health Sciences and Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, 77 President St, Ste 117, MSC 700, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:1853-9. 2009
    ..To assess and compare the effect of Pre-existing epilepsy/seizure disorder and drug/alcohol problem on the hazard of repeat traumatic brain injury (TBI) in persons with TBI who participated in a follow-up study...
  14. doi request reprint Traumatic spinal cord injury mortality, 1981-1998
    Lee L Saunders
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Trauma 66:184-90. 2009
    ..We aim to assess the long-term trend of and identify risk factors for traumatic spinal cord injury (TSCI) mortality from 1981 through 1998 in the state of South Carolina (SC)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Recent advances in autism spectrum disorders
    Jane M Charles
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425 5670, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 38:133-40. 2008
    ..This review article provides an overview of the most recent developments in the literature regarding autism spectrum disorders including epidemiology, etiology, assessment, and management/treatment...
  16. ncbi request reprint Arterial compression of the retro-olivary sulcus of the medulla in essential hypertension: a multivariate analysis
    Robert E Coffee
    College of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, 29425, USA
    J Hypertens 23:2027-31. 2005
    ..We aimed to establish whether the association between AC of specifically the retro-olivary sulcus (ROS) of the VLM and EHTN was significant, while controlling for other risks associated with EHTN...
  17. doi request reprint A population-based study of repetitive traumatic brain injury among persons with traumatic brain injury
    Lee L Saunders
    Department of Health Sciences and Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, 29425, USA
    Brain Inj 23:866-72. 2009
    ....
  18. pmc High prescription drug use and associated costs among Medicaid-eligible children with autism spectrum disorders identified by a population-based surveillance network
    Sarah L Logan
    Department of Medicine, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 22:1-8. 2012
    ..We assessed medication use and associated costs among 8- and 15-year-old children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) identified by the South Carolina Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (SCADDM) Network...
  19. doi request reprint The prevalence of youth with autism spectrum disorders in the criminal justice system
    Catherine A Cheely
    Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Rutledge Avenue, MSC 567, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:1856-62. 2012
    ..When compared to the overall SC ADDM sample, charged youth were less likely to have comorbid intellectual disability...
  20. pmc Enhanced cortisol response to stress in children in autism
    Eve G Spratt
    Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Rutledge Avenue, PO Box 250561, Charleston, SC 29425 5671, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:75-81. 2012
    ..This study suggests increased reactivity of the HPA axis to stress and novel stimuli in children with autism...
  21. pmc The association of low birthweight and chronic renal failure among Medicaid young adults with diabetes and/or hypertension
    Z Joyce Fan
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Public Health Rep 121:239-44. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of low birthweight on chronic renal failure among young Medicaid patients with diabetes and/or hypertension...
  22. doi request reprint Association of medically attended traumatic brain injury and in-prison behavioral infractions: a statewide longitudinal study
    Eric J Shiroma
    Department of Medicine, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29403, USA
    J Correct Health Care 16:273-86. 2010
    ..44, 95% CI: 1.45, 4.12). A clearer understanding of inmates with a history of TBI and further examination of the association of TBI and behavioral infractions are needed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Clinical experience with Matrix2 360 degrees coils in the treatment of 100 intracranial aneurysms
    Sabino J D'Agostino
    Department of Neurosciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Surg Neurol 72:41-7. 2009
    ..This study evaluates the safety and angiographic stability of these devices...
  24. ncbi request reprint Utilization of CT perfusion patient selection for mechanical thrombectomy irrespective of time: a comparison of functional outcomes and complications
    Aquilla S Turk
    Department of Radiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    J Neurointerv Surg 5:518-22. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to directly compare outcomes of patients treated within a traditional time window with those treated beyond this benchmark when CT perfusion (CTP) imaging was used as the primary selection tool...
  25. ncbi request reprint Preoperative statin treatment is associated with reduced postoperative mortality and morbidity in patients undergoing cardiac surgery: an 8-year retrospective cohort study
    Leslie L Clark
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29403, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:679-85. 2006
    ..Accordingly, this study tested the central hypothesis that pretreatment with statins before cardiac surgery would reduce adverse postoperative surgical outcomes...
  26. doi request reprint The association of drinking water quality and sewage disposal with Helicobacter pylori incidence in infants: the potential role of water-borne transmission
    Penny B Travis
    Medical University of South Carolina, PO Box 1158, Folly Beach, South Carolina 29439, USA
    J Water Health 8:192-203. 2010
    ..70 (95% confidence interval: 0.49, 1.00) and 0.77 (95% confidence interval: 0.50, 1.21), respectively. These results provide moderate support for potential waterborne transmission of H. pylori...
  27. doi request reprint A double-blind placebo-controlled trial of N-acetylcysteine in the treatment of cocaine dependence
    Steven D LaRowe
    Ralph H Johnson VAMC, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Am J Addict 22:443-52. 2013
    ..There remains no FDA approved medication for the treatment of cocaine dependence. Preclinical studies and early pilot clinical investigations have suggested that N-acetylcysteine (NAC) may be useful in the treatment of the disorder...
  28. ncbi request reprint Convection-enhanced delivery of immunotoxins and radioisotopes for treatment of malignant gliomas
    William A Vandergrift
    Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 20:E13. 2006
    ..A summary of the basic principles of CED and a review of the current human trials of protein targeting agents are provided...
  29. ncbi request reprint Performance characteristics of the posttraumatic stress disorder checklist and SPAN in Veterans Affairs primary care settings
    Derik E Yeager
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29452, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:294-301. 2007
    ..For this reason, research aimed at improving screening instruments could yield substantial benefits...
  30. ncbi request reprint Radiation exposure of aircrews
    Wallace Friedberg
    Civil Aerospace Medical Institute, Mail Route AAM 610, Federal Aviation Administration, Oklahoma City, OK 73125, USA
    Occup Med 17:293-309, v. 2002
    ..Other potential sources of nonionizing radiation exposure are microwave radiation from the aircraft's weather radar, laser radiation, and ultraviolet radiation...
  31. ncbi request reprint Geographical patterns of end-stage renal disease incidence and risk factors in rural and urban areas of South Carolina
    Z Joyce Fan
    Sharp, Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, Olympia, WA, USA
    Health Place 13:179-87. 2007
    ..The strong relationship between ESRD and physician density suggests that access to adequate treatment of diabetes and hypertension is of paramount importance for ESRD prevention, and has important public policy implications...

Research Grants1

  1. Predictors of Skin Cancer in Commercial Airline Pilots
    Joyce Nicholas; Fiscal Year: 2005
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