Diane R Blake

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Affiliation: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Identification of symptoms that indicate a pelvic examination is necessary to exclude PID in adolescent women
    D R Blake
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01655, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 16:25-30. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Correlates of readiness to receive Chlamydia screening among 2 populations of youths
    Diane R Blake
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:1088-94. 2007
  3. pmc Cost-effectiveness of screening strategies for Chlamydia trachomatis using cervical swabs, urine, and self-obtained vaginal swabs in a sexually transmitted disease clinic setting
    Diane R Blake
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:649-55. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of perineal cleansing on contamination rate of mid-stream urine culture
    Diane R Blake
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 19:31-4. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Performance of urine leukocyte esterase in asymptomatic male youth: another look with nucleic acid amplification testing as the gold standard for Chlamydia detection
    Diane R Blake
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Adolesc Health 36:337-41. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Adolescent and young adult women's misunderstanding of the term Pap smear
    Diane R Blake
    Departments of Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01655, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:966-70. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Adolescents' understanding of research concepts: a focus group study
    Diane R Blake
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:533-9. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis of screening adolescent males for Chlamydia on admission to detention
    Diane R Blake
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 31:85-95. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Should asymptomatic men be included in chlamydia screening programs? Cost-effectiveness of chlamydia screening among male and female entrants to a national job training program
    Diane R Blake
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:91-101. 2008
  10. pmc Cost-effectiveness analysis of Chlamydia trachomatis screening via internet-based self-collected swabs compared with clinic-based sample collection
    Wei Huang
    Center for Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:815-20. 2011

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Identification of symptoms that indicate a pelvic examination is necessary to exclude PID in adolescent women
    D R Blake
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01655, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 16:25-30. 2003
    ..It is thus important to identify patients who might have pelvic inflammatory disease to assure complete gynecologic assessment of genitourinary symptoms...
  2. ncbi request reprint Correlates of readiness to receive Chlamydia screening among 2 populations of youths
    Diane R Blake
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:1088-94. 2007
    ..To assess young people's preferences for Chlamydia testing venues and methods, attitudes about testing, sex differences among these variables, and their predictive associations with young people's readiness for screening...
  3. pmc Cost-effectiveness of screening strategies for Chlamydia trachomatis using cervical swabs, urine, and self-obtained vaginal swabs in a sexually transmitted disease clinic setting
    Diane R Blake
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:649-55. 2008
    ..We evaluated the cost-effectiveness of Chlamydia screening strategies that use different methods of specimen collection: cervical swabs, urines, and self-obtained vaginal swabs...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of perineal cleansing on contamination rate of mid-stream urine culture
    Diane R Blake
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 19:31-4. 2006
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  5. ncbi request reprint Performance of urine leukocyte esterase in asymptomatic male youth: another look with nucleic acid amplification testing as the gold standard for Chlamydia detection
    Diane R Blake
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Adolesc Health 36:337-41. 2005
    ..To re-evaluate the sensitivity and specificity of leukocyte esterase (LE) for screening adolescent and young adult males for Chlamydia trachomatis using a nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) as the gold standard...
  6. ncbi request reprint Adolescent and young adult women's misunderstanding of the term Pap smear
    Diane R Blake
    Departments of Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01655, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:966-70. 2004
    ..To learn more about young women's understanding of the term Pap smear...
  7. doi request reprint Adolescents' understanding of research concepts: a focus group study
    Diane R Blake
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:533-9. 2011
    ..To identify ways to improve adolescents' understanding of informed assent by exploring adolescent comprehension of concepts common to all clinical trials as well as those specific to a human immunodeficiency virus vaccine trial...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis of screening adolescent males for Chlamydia on admission to detention
    Diane R Blake
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 31:85-95. 2004
    ..Entry to a detention system provides an opportunity to screen and treat many at-risk youth. GOAL The goal of this study was to determine the cost-effectiveness of screening male youth for chlamydia on entry to detention...
  9. ncbi request reprint Should asymptomatic men be included in chlamydia screening programs? Cost-effectiveness of chlamydia screening among male and female entrants to a national job training program
    Diane R Blake
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:91-101. 2008
    ..To compare the cost-effectiveness of various chlamydia screening strategies within a population of male and female youth entering a national job training program...
  10. pmc Cost-effectiveness analysis of Chlamydia trachomatis screening via internet-based self-collected swabs compared with clinic-based sample collection
    Wei Huang
    Center for Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:815-20. 2011
    ..A Website (IWTK, www.iwantthekit.org), was developed in 2004 to promote home-based sample collection...
  11. doi request reprint Adolescent and young adult understanding of the differences between chlamydia, HIV, and AIDS
    James G Anderson
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01609, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 52:351-4. 2013
    ..METHODS. Participants from a hospital-based adolescent clinic completed a self-administered written survey. Three questions assessed participants' understanding of the differences between Chlamydia, HIV, and AIDS...
  12. pmc Comparative effectiveness of a rapid point-of-care test for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis among women in a clinical setting
    Wei Huang
    Center for Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01605, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 89:108-14. 2013
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Can the diagnosis of pelvic inflammatory disease be excluded without a bimanual examination?
    Lloyd D Fisher
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 43:153-8. 2004
    ..However, this approach could result in delayed diagnosis of PID in a small number of patients. Before this strategy is adopted, a large prospective study is needed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Improving participation in Chlamydia screening programs: perspectives of high-risk youth
    Diane R Blake
    Departments of Pediatrics and Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:523-9. 2003
    ..Many young people at highest risk for chlamydial infection do not use chlamydia screening services...
  15. ncbi request reprint Patterns and knowledge of nonmedical use of stimulants among college students
    Bronwen C Carroll
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01655, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:481-5. 2006
    ..To determine patterns and knowledge of nonmedical use of stimulants among a sample of college students...