Mark L Francis

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Outcomes in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and myocardial infarction
    Mark L Francis
    Division of Rheumatology at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, USA
    Am J Med 123:922-8. 2010
  2. doi Rural-urban differences in surgical procedures for Medicare beneficiaries
    Mark L Francis
    Division of Rheumatology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 4800 Alberta Ave, El Paso, TX 79905, USA
    Arch Surg 146:579-83. 2011
  3. doi Mortality after coronary artery revascularization of patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Joji J Varghese
    Department of Medicine, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Ill 62794, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:91-6. 2010
  4. doi Joint replacement surgeries among medicare beneficiaries in rural compared with urban areas
    Mark L Francis
    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL 62794 9636, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 60:3554-62. 2009
  5. doi Rural-urban differences in behaviors to prevent skin cancer: an analysis of the Health Information National Trends Survey
    Whitney E Zahnd
    Division of Rheumatology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois 62794 9636, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 62:950-6. 2010
  6. ncbi Health literacy skills in rural and urban populations
    Whitney E Zahnd
    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL 62794 9636, USA
    Am J Health Behav 33:550-7. 2009
  7. doi Redefining revision total hip arthroplasty based on hospital admission status
    Jacob D Sams
    Division of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgery, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL 62702, USA
    J Arthroplasty 27:758-63. 2012
  8. ncbi Diagnostic approach to polyarticular joint pain
    Anna Mies Richie
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois 62794 9671, USA
    Am Fam Physician 68:1151-60. 2003

Collaborators

  • Khaled J Saleh
  • Wendy M Novicoff
  • Whitney E Zahnd
  • Steven L Scaife
  • Jacob D Sams
  • Joji J Varghese
  • Anna Mies Richie
  • Brooke S Robinson
  • Steve L Scaife
  • Jonathan Goldfarb
  • Sushma Koneru

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. doi Outcomes in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and myocardial infarction
    Mark L Francis
    Division of Rheumatology at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, USA
    Am J Med 123:922-8. 2010
    ..It is unknown, however, whether rheumatoid arthritis also increases in-hospital mortality after a myocardial infarction or influences the therapy patients receive...
  2. doi Rural-urban differences in surgical procedures for Medicare beneficiaries
    Mark L Francis
    Division of Rheumatology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 4800 Alberta Ave, El Paso, TX 79905, USA
    Arch Surg 146:579-83. 2011
    ..To determine whether Medicare beneficiaries in rural areas were less likely to undergo a variety of surgical procedures compared with their urban counterparts...
  3. doi Mortality after coronary artery revascularization of patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Joji J Varghese
    Department of Medicine, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Ill 62794, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:91-6. 2010
    ..Patients with rheumatoid arthritis have an increased risk for accelerated atherosclerosis. It is not known, however, whether this disorder is associated with a higher risk of complications after coronary artery revascularization...
  4. doi Joint replacement surgeries among medicare beneficiaries in rural compared with urban areas
    Mark L Francis
    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL 62794 9636, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 60:3554-62. 2009
    ..This study was undertaken to determine whether Medicare beneficiaries in rural areas were less likely to have elective total knee or hip replacement surgeries compared with their urban counterparts...
  5. doi Rural-urban differences in behaviors to prevent skin cancer: an analysis of the Health Information National Trends Survey
    Whitney E Zahnd
    Division of Rheumatology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois 62794 9636, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 62:950-6. 2010
    ..There is concern that rural residents may be less likely to engage in behaviors to reduce their risk for skin cancer compared with urban residents...
  6. ncbi Health literacy skills in rural and urban populations
    Whitney E Zahnd
    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL 62794 9636, USA
    Am J Health Behav 33:550-7. 2009
    ..To determine whether health literacy is lower in rural populations...
  7. doi Redefining revision total hip arthroplasty based on hospital admission status
    Jacob D Sams
    Division of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgery, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL 62702, USA
    J Arthroplasty 27:758-63. 2012
    ..We found that rTHA outcomes varied based on patient hospital admission status. Patients who elected to have rTHA had less comorbidities, cost, and likelihood of being discharged into a skilled care facility...
  8. ncbi Diagnostic approach to polyarticular joint pain
    Anna Mies Richie
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois 62794 9671, USA
    Am Fam Physician 68:1151-60. 2003
    ..Plain-film radiographs may demonstrate classic findings of specific rheumatologic diseases; however, radiographs can be normal or only show nonspecific changes early in the disease process...