Thad Wilkins

Summary

Affiliation: Medical College of Georgia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi Diverticular bleeding
    Thad Wilkins
    Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Am Fam Physician 80:977-83. 2009
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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
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  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. doi Racial disparities and barriers to colorectal cancer screening in rural areas
    Thad Wilkins
    Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, George Health Sciences University, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 25:308-17. 2012
    ..This study examined barriers to colorectal cancer (CRC) screening in people living in rural areas...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. ncbi Diagnosis and management of upper gastrointestinal bleeding
    Thad Wilkins
    Department of Family Medicine, Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Am Fam Physician 85:469-76. 2012
    ..Arteriography with embolization or surgery may be needed if there is persistent and severe bleeding...
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi Diagnosis and management of acute diverticulitis
    Thad Wilkins
    Department of Family Medicine, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Am Fam Physician 87:612-20. 2013
    ..Interventions to prevent recurrences of diverticulitis include increased intake of dietary fiber, exercise, cessation of smoking, and, in persons with a body mass index of 30 kg per m(2) or higher, weight loss...
  18. ncbi Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: diagnosis and management
    Thad Wilkins
    Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Am Fam Physician 88:35-42. 2013
    ..The long-term prognosis is not associated with an increased risk of all-cause mortality, cardiovascular disease, cancer, or liver disease. ..
  19. ncbi Diagnosis and management of IBS in adults
    Thad Wilkins
    Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Am Fam Physician 86:419-26. 2012
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  20. 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...
  21. doi Salmonella newport bacteremia in a 12-day-old infant
    Abhijit Singh
    The Department of Family Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta
    J Am Board Fam Med 24:214-7. 2011
    ..We present a case of Salmonella bacteremia in a 12-day old infant. We discuss the presenting signs, symptoms, and management strategies for a patient younger than 28 days old (neonate) presenting with fever and diarrhea...