Thad Wilkins

Summary

Affiliation: Medical College of Georgia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Hepatitis C: diagnosis and treatment
    Thad Wilkins
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Am Fam Physician 81:1351-7. 2010
  2. ncbi Comparison of thin versus standard esophagogastroduodenoscopy
    Thad Wilkins
    Department of Family Practice, Malcolm Grow Medical Center, Andrews Air Force Basse, Marylannd, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:625-9. 2002
  3. ncbi Hepatitis B: diagnosis and treatment
    Thad Wilkins
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Am Fam Physician 81:965-72. 2010
  4. ncbi Diverticular bleeding
    Thad Wilkins
    Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Am Fam Physician 80:977-83. 2009
  5. pmc Screening colonoscopies by primary care physicians: a meta-analysis
    Thad Wilkins
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    Ann Fam Med 7:56-62. 2009
  6. ncbi Colorectal cancer: a summary of the evidence for screening and prevention
    Thad Wilkins
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    Am Fam Physician 78:1385-92. 2008
  7. ncbi Attitudes toward performance of endoscopic colon cancer screening by family physicians
    Thad Wilkins
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Fam Med 39:578-84. 2007
  8. ncbi The prevalence of dysphagia in primary care patients: a HamesNet Research Network study
    Thad Wilkins
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 20:144-50. 2007
  9. pmc EMBASE versus MEDLINE for family medicine searches: can MEDLINE searches find the forest or a tree?
    Thad Wilkins
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Can Fam Physician 51:848-9. 2005
  10. ncbi The current state of flexible sigmoidoscopy training in family medicine residency programs
    Thad Wilkins
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta 30912, USA
    Fam Med 37:706-11. 2005

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi Hepatitis C: diagnosis and treatment
    Thad Wilkins
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Am Fam Physician 81:1351-7. 2010
    ..The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases recommends ultrasound surveillance for hepatocellular carcinoma in persons with chronic hepatitis C virus infection and cirrhosis...
  2. ncbi Comparison of thin versus standard esophagogastroduodenoscopy
    Thad Wilkins
    Department of Family Practice, Malcolm Grow Medical Center, Andrews Air Force Basse, Marylannd, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:625-9. 2002
    ..To compare the tolerance, feasibility, and safety of ultrathin esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) in unsedated patients with conventional EGD in sedated patients...
  3. ncbi Hepatitis B: diagnosis and treatment
    Thad Wilkins
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Am Fam Physician 81:965-72. 2010
    ....
  4. ncbi Diverticular bleeding
    Thad Wilkins
    Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Am Fam Physician 80:977-83. 2009
    ..For ongoing diverticular hemorrhage, other therapeutic modalities such as selective embolization, intra-arterial vasopressin infusion, or surgery, should be considered...
  5. pmc Screening colonoscopies by primary care physicians: a meta-analysis
    Thad Wilkins
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    Ann Fam Med 7:56-62. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the safety and effectiveness of colonoscopies performed by primary care physicians...
  6. ncbi Colorectal cancer: a summary of the evidence for screening and prevention
    Thad Wilkins
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    Am Fam Physician 78:1385-92. 2008
    ..Additional studies are needed on decreased fat intake and red meat consumption, and the use of calcium, vitamin D, and statins before these can be recommended for primary prevention of colorectal cancer...
  7. ncbi Attitudes toward performance of endoscopic colon cancer screening by family physicians
    Thad Wilkins
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Fam Med 39:578-84. 2007
    ..This study's purpose was to examine attitudes of family physicians and gastroenterologists toward family physician performance of lower endoscopy in general practice...
  8. ncbi The prevalence of dysphagia in primary care patients: a HamesNet Research Network study
    Thad Wilkins
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 20:144-50. 2007
    ..A number of disorders cause dysphagia, which is the perception of an obstruction during swallowing. The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of dysphagia in primary care patients...
  9. pmc EMBASE versus MEDLINE for family medicine searches: can MEDLINE searches find the forest or a tree?
    Thad Wilkins
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Can Fam Physician 51:848-9. 2005
    ..We sought to determine whether searching EMBASE with terms for common family medicine diagnoses yields additional references beyond those found by using MEDLINE alone...
  10. ncbi The current state of flexible sigmoidoscopy training in family medicine residency programs
    Thad Wilkins
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta 30912, USA
    Fam Med 37:706-11. 2005
    ..Flexible sigmoidoscopy (FS) is one available screening option. This study determined the current state of FS training in US family medicine residencies...
  11. pmc Office-based unsedated ultrathin esophagoscopy in a primary care setting
    Thad Wilkins
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta 30912, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:126-30. 2005
    ..This study examines the feasibility of office-based UUE in primary care...
  12. ncbi Office-based ultrathin esophagogastroduodenoscopy in a primary care setting
    Thad Wilkins
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta 30912, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 17:438-42. 2004
    ..This study examines the feasibility and safety of office-based ultrathin (diameter, 5.9 mm) esophagogastroduodenoscopy (u-EGD) without conscious sedation in a primary care setting...
  13. ncbi The current state of colonoscopy training in family medicine residency programs
    Thad Wilkins
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Fam Med 36:407-11. 2004
    ..This study determined the current state of colonoscopy training in US family medicine residency programs...
  14. ncbi The current state of esophagogastroduodenoscopy training in family practice residency programs
    Thad Wilkins
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta 30912, USA
    Fam Med 35:269-72. 2003
    ..This study determined the current state of EGD training in US family practice residency programs and how often graduating residents seek EGD privileges...
  15. doi Nasolaryngoscopy in a family medicine clinic: indications, findings, and economics
    Thad Wilkins
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 23:591-7. 2010
    ..Nasopharyngeal complaints are common among patients who present to primary care. Patients with these complaints are often referred for nasolaryngoscopy evaluation to exclude serious conditions such as laryngeal cancer...