Shiela M Strauss

Summary

Affiliation: National Development and Research Institutes
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The HCV Synthesis Project: scope, methodology, and preliminary results
    Rebecca K Stern
    Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, National Development and Research Institutes NDRI, 71 West 23rd Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:62. 2008
  2. ncbi A nationwide survey of hepatitis C services provided by drug treatment programs
    Shiela M Strauss
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 22:55-62. 2002
  3. ncbi Residential substance user treatment programs as venues for HCV pharmacological treatment: client and staff perspectives
    Shiela M Strauss
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, 71 West 23rd Street, 8th Floor, New York, New York 10010, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 40:1811-29. 2005
  4. ncbi Using latent class analysis to identify patterns of hepatitis C service provision in drug-free treatment programs in the U.S
    Shiela M Strauss
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, 71 West 23rd Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 83:15-24. 2006
  5. ncbi Integrating hepatitis C services into existing HIV services: the experiences of a sample of U.S. drug treatment units
    Shiela M Strauss
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, New York 10010, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 19:78-88. 2005
  6. pmc Drug treatment program patients' hepatitis C virus (HCV) education needs and their use of available HCV education services
    Shiela M Strauss
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, NY 10010, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:39. 2007
  7. ncbi Correlates of drug treatment program staff's self efficacy to support their clients' hepatitis C virus (HCV) related needs
    Shiela M Strauss
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, New York 10010, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 33:245-51. 2007
  8. pmc The content and comprehensiveness of hepatitis C education in methadone maintenance and drug-free treatment units
    Shiela M Strauss
    National Development and Research Institutes Inc, 71 West 23rd Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Urban Health 81:38-47. 2004
  9. ncbi A comparison of HCV antibody testing in drug-free and methadone maintenance treatment programs in the United States
    Shiela M Strauss
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, 71 West 23rd Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 73:227-36. 2004
  10. ncbi Gaps in the drug-free and methadone treatment program response to Hepatitis C
    Shiela M Strauss
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, 71 West 23 Street, 8th Floor, 10010, New York, NY, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 24:291-7. 2003

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. pmc The HCV Synthesis Project: scope, methodology, and preliminary results
    Rebecca K Stern
    Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, National Development and Research Institutes NDRI, 71 West 23rd Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:62. 2008
    ..The hepatitis C virus (HCV) is hyper-endemic in injecting drug users. There is also excess HCV among non-injection drug users who smoke, snort, or sniff heroin, cocaine, crack, or methamphetamine...
  2. ncbi A nationwide survey of hepatitis C services provided by drug treatment programs
    Shiela M Strauss
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 22:55-62. 2002
    ..Only 29 of the programs in the sample test all of their patients for HCV, however, and 99 programs test none of them. For the most part, residential treatment programs offer more HCV related services than outpatient drug-free programs...
  3. ncbi Residential substance user treatment programs as venues for HCV pharmacological treatment: client and staff perspectives
    Shiela M Strauss
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, 71 West 23rd Street, 8th Floor, New York, New York 10010, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 40:1811-29. 2005
    ..Findings illuminate the complex issues involved for both clients and the programs, and some steps that programs can take to better support HCV-infected clients regarding HCV medication concerns...
  4. ncbi Using latent class analysis to identify patterns of hepatitis C service provision in drug-free treatment programs in the U.S
    Shiela M Strauss
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, 71 West 23rd Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 83:15-24. 2006
    ..Similar analyses in other countries can inform their policy makers about the capacity of their drug treatment programs to provide support to their HCV infected patients...
  5. ncbi Integrating hepatitis C services into existing HIV services: the experiences of a sample of U.S. drug treatment units
    Shiela M Strauss
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, New York 10010, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 19:78-88. 2005
    ..Policy makers and individual treatment units need to develop strategies that capitalize on existing infrastructures while maintaining the distinction between HIV and HCV primary and secondary prevention efforts...
  6. pmc Drug treatment program patients' hepatitis C virus (HCV) education needs and their use of available HCV education services
    Shiela M Strauss
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, NY 10010, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:39. 2007
    ..Little is known, however, about the level of HCV knowledge among drug treatment program patients, and the extent to which they utilize their programs' HCV education services...
  7. ncbi Correlates of drug treatment program staff's self efficacy to support their clients' hepatitis C virus (HCV) related needs
    Shiela M Strauss
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, New York 10010, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 33:245-51. 2007
    ..Efforts should focus on increasing staff's HCV knowledge in order to increase their confidence in providing HCV related support to their clients...
  8. pmc The content and comprehensiveness of hepatitis C education in methadone maintenance and drug-free treatment units
    Shiela M Strauss
    National Development and Research Institutes Inc, 71 West 23rd Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Urban Health 81:38-47. 2004
    ..Drug treatment programs need to educate patients about the proactive steps these individuals can take to deal with HCV, provide critically needed HCV services, and encourage patients to make full use of these services...
  9. ncbi A comparison of HCV antibody testing in drug-free and methadone maintenance treatment programs in the United States
    Shiela M Strauss
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, 71 West 23rd Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 73:227-36. 2004
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  10. ncbi Gaps in the drug-free and methadone treatment program response to Hepatitis C
    Shiela M Strauss
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, 71 West 23 Street, 8th Floor, 10010, New York, NY, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 24:291-7. 2003
    ..Managers of drug-free programs would like to be offering patients more HCV education, while MMTP managers would like to be providing more HCV testing to their patients, and more support and care for patients who are HCV+...
  11. pmc On-site HIV testing in residential drug treatment units: results of a nationwide survey
    Shiela M Strauss
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Public Health Rep 118:37-43. 2003
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  12. ncbi Hepatitis C knowledge among staff in U.S. drug treatment programs
    Shiela M Strauss
    National Developmental and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Drug Educ 36:141-58. 2006
    ..The majority of those in the latter group had never participated in a training specifically devoted to HCV. Results suggest the need for effective HCV-related training for all staff in drug treatment programs...
  13. ncbi Outpatient drug treatment program directors' hepatitis C-related beliefs and their relationship to the provision of HCV services
    Janetta M Astone
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, 71 West 23rd St, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 30:783-97. 2004
    ..Our findings indicate that there is a positive significant relationship between director's beliefs and the provision of HCV antibody testing, follow-up testing, and the provision of HCV medication...
  14. pmc A novel intraoral diabetes screening approach in periodontal patients: results of a pilot study
    Shiela M Strauss
    College of Nursing, New York University, 726 Broadway, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Periodontol 83:699-706. 2012
    ..This pilot study examines whether a novel diabetes screening approach using gingival crevicular blood (GCB) could be used to test for hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) during periodontal visits...
  15. ncbi Staff perspectives on facilitating the implementation of hepatitis C services at drug treatment programs
    Corrine E Munoz-Plaza
    STOP HEP C Project, New York, NY, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 38:233-41. 2006
    ..While programs need more funding and resources to overcome these barriers, these findings may prove helpful to other drug treatment programs that would like to offer HCV services to at least some of their clients...
  16. ncbi Alcohol education provided to opioid treatment program patients: results of a nationwide survey
    Shiela M Strauss
    New York University College of Nursing, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Drug Educ 40:379-93. 2010
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  17. ncbi Injection drug users and the provision of hepatitis C-related services in a nationwide sample of drug treatment programs
    Zdravko P Vassilev
    National Development and Research Institutes Inc, 71 W 23 St 8th floor, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 31:208-16. 2004
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  18. ncbi Provision of hepatitis C education in a nationwide sample of drug treatment programs
    Janetta Astone
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Drug Educ 33:107-17. 2003
    ..Our findings indicate that there is a need to increase HCV educational services in drug treatment programs...
  19. pmc HIV care providers' implementation of routine alcohol reduction support for their patients
    Shiela M Strauss
    Muriel and Virginia Pless Center for Nursing Research, NYU College of Nursing, 246 Greene Street, 616E, New York, New York 10003, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 23:211-8. 2009
    ..Findings also suggest the value of promoting increased self efficacy for at least some providers in implementing alcohol SBI components, especially through targeted alcohol SBI training...
  20. ncbi Medical examinations at entry to treatment for drug abuse as an opportunity to initiate care for hepatitis C virus infection
    Holly Hagan
    Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, National Development and Research Institutes, New York, New York 10010, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:S297-303. 2005
    ..05). With high dropout rates in the early stages of treatment for drug addiction, these medical visits may be an important opportunity for further monitoring and care for HCV infection and other conditions...
  21. pmc Barriers and facilitators in implementing "prevention for positives" alcohol-reduction support: the perspectives of directors and providers in hospital-based HIV care centers
    Shiela M Strauss
    New York University College of Nursing, New York, USA
    J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 23:30-40. 2012
    ..Identified facilitators for alcohol SBI implementation included adequate time to conduct the SBI; availability of information, tools, and key points to emphasize with HIV-infected patients; and use of a brief alcohol screening tool...
  22. pmc Screening patients in busy hospital-based HIV care centers for hazardous and harmful drinking patterns: the identification of an optimal screening tool
    Shiela M Strauss
    New York University College of Nursing, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 8:347-53. 2009
    ..81-.89, respectively, and specificities between .82-.91 and .91-1.0, respectively. In busy HIV care centers, the AUDIT-C with cutoff scores of 3 or 4 is a reasonable alternative to the full AUDIT as an alcohol screening instrument...
  23. doi Addressing the HIV-related needs of substance misusers in New York State: the benefits and barriers to implementing a "one-stop shopping" model
    Shiela M Strauss
    Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, College of Nursing, New York University, New York, New York 10003, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 46:171-80. 2011
    ..With study limitations noted, main implications include a need for a combined medical-addiction treatment philosophy to facilitate multidisciplinary care...
  24. doi The dental office visit as a potential opportunity for diabetes screening: an analysis using NHANES 2003-2004 data
    Shiela M Strauss
    NYU College of Nursing, 726 Broadway, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Public Health Dent 70:156-62. 2010
    ..The data were also used to determine whether at-risk individuals with periodontitis visited a dental professional recently, so that they could avail themselves of this opportunity for screening, if offered...
  25. pmc Identifying unaddressed systemic health conditions at dental visits: patients who visited dental practices but not general health care providers in 2008
    Shiela M Strauss
    New York University College of Nursing, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:253-5. 2012
    ..1%, respectively, visited a dentist. They varied by census region, family income, and sociodemographics. Dental practices can serve as alternate sites of opportunity to identify health concerns among diverse groups of US patients...
  26. ncbi Gender differences in traumatic events and rates of post-traumatic stress disorder among homeless youth
    Marya Viorst Gwadz
    Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, Institute for AIDS Research, National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, NY, USA
    J Adolesc 30:117-29. 2007
    ..Symptoms of depression and anxiety were found to co-occur with PTSD for females, which may complicate treatment efforts. Further investigation of the impact of trauma on homeless males is needed...
  27. pmc Screening for elder mistreatment in a dental clinic population
    Stefanie L Russell
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, College of Dentistry, New York University, New York, New York 10003 1402, USA
    J Elder Abuse Negl 24:326-39. 2012
    ..3% scored 4 or greater. Our study suggests that there is an opportunity to screen in busy dental clinics and to facilitate early detection for those patients who screen positive for elder mistreatment...
  28. doi Variation among state-level approaches to addressing alcohol abuse in opioid treatment programs
    Gavin H Harris
    SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 39:58-64. 2010
    ..Although SOTAs generally rate alcohol of at least moderate importance in formulating regulations, many of their policies and guidelines do not deal with various alcohol-related services and issues...
  29. pmc A meta-analysis of the hepatitis C virus distribution in diverse racial/ethnic drug injector groups
    Corina Lelutiu-Weinberger
    Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, National Development and Research Institutes, 71 West 23rd Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10010 United States
    Soc Sci Med 68:579-90. 2009
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  30. ncbi Social supporters and drug use enablers: a dilemma for women in recovery
    Gregory P Falkin
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, Two World Trade Center, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10048, USA
    Addict Behav 28:141-55. 2003
    ..The majority of the women also received support from their parents, siblings, other kin, and friends. Some of these supporters also enabled their drug use while others encouraged them to stop using drugs and enter drug treatment...
  31. doi The potential use of gingival crevicular blood for measuring glucose to screen for diabetes: an examination based on characteristics of the blood collection site
    Shiela M Strauss
    College of Nursing, New York University, New York, NY, USA
    J Periodontol 80:907-14. 2009
    ..This study examined conditions under which gingival crevicular blood (GCB) could be used to obtain a useful glucose reading to screen for undiagnosed diabetes during routine dental visits...
  32. ncbi Provision of on-site medical care to patients with hepatitis C in drug treatment units
    Zdravko P Vassilev
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 15:663-71. 2004
    ..Further research on the role of such factors could inform the development of effective models of care for patients with hepatitis C in drug treatment organizations...