B N Doebbeling

Summary

Affiliation: University of Iowa
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Methodologic issues in a population-based health survey of Gulf War veterans
    Bradley N Doebbeling
    Department of Internal Medicine, SE 625 GH, The University of Iowa College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:477-87. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Benchmarking Veterans Affairs Medical Centers in the delivery of preventive health services: comparison of methods
    Bradley N Doebbeling
    Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, REAP Program for Interdisciplinary Research in Health Care Organization, Iowa 52242, USA
    Med Care 40:540-54. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Linked insurance-tumor registry database for health services research
    B N Doebbeling
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Med Care 37:1105-15. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Influenza vaccination of health care workers: evaluation of factors that are important in acceptance
    B N Doebbeling
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Prev Med 26:68-77. 1997
  5. ncbi request reprint Monitoring adherence to Standard Precautions
    K D McCoy
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, USA
    Am J Infect Control 29:24-31. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Hospital bloodborne pathogens programs: program characteristics and blood and body fluid exposure rates
    S E Beekmann
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 22:73-82. 2001
  7. pmc Self-reported postwar injuries among Gulf War veterans
    C Zwerling
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Public Health Rep 115:346-9. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of physician characteristics on compliance with adult preventive care guidelines
    J W Ely
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    Fam Med 30:34-9. 1998
  9. ncbi request reprint Variation in tertiary prevention and health service utilization among the elderly: the role of urban-rural residence and supplemental insurance
    K G Saag
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, USA
    Med Care 36:965-76. 1998
  10. ncbi request reprint Blood and body fluid exposures during clinical training: relation to knowledge of universal precautions
    D J Diekema
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, 52242, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 11:109-11. 1996

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  1. ncbi request reprint Methodologic issues in a population-based health survey of Gulf War veterans
    Bradley N Doebbeling
    Department of Internal Medicine, SE 625 GH, The University of Iowa College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:477-87. 2002
    ..This environment facilitated rapid implementation, critique by scientific and public advisors, a high participation rate, and rapid publication...
  2. ncbi request reprint Benchmarking Veterans Affairs Medical Centers in the delivery of preventive health services: comparison of methods
    Bradley N Doebbeling
    Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, REAP Program for Interdisciplinary Research in Health Care Organization, Iowa 52242, USA
    Med Care 40:540-54. 2002
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  3. ncbi request reprint Linked insurance-tumor registry database for health services research
    B N Doebbeling
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Med Care 37:1105-15. 1999
    ..The goal of this project was to develop procedures to link tumor registry and insurance claims databases on women younger than 65 years old with breast cancer and to assess the accuracy and validity of the linked dataset...
  4. ncbi request reprint Influenza vaccination of health care workers: evaluation of factors that are important in acceptance
    B N Doebbeling
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Prev Med 26:68-77. 1997
    ..We evaluated the associations between putative occupational and epidemiologic determinants and influenza vaccine acceptance among health care workers during two consecutive seasons...
  5. ncbi request reprint Monitoring adherence to Standard Precautions
    K D McCoy
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, USA
    Am J Infect Control 29:24-31. 2001
    ..Occupational groups should be considered independently when strategies are developed to increase compliance. Interventions based on modifiable factors identified by this study may reduce bloodborne pathogen exposure among HCWs...
  6. ncbi request reprint Hospital bloodborne pathogens programs: program characteristics and blood and body fluid exposure rates
    S E Beekmann
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 22:73-82. 2001
    ..Healthcare workers clearly remain at risk for injury. Further effective interventions are needed for employee training, improving adherence, and providing needlestick prevention devices...
  7. pmc Self-reported postwar injuries among Gulf War veterans
    C Zwerling
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Public Health Rep 115:346-9. 2000
    ..To assess the association between military service in a combat zone and subsequent traumatic injury requiring medical consultation, the authors analyzed veterans' interview responses...
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of physician characteristics on compliance with adult preventive care guidelines
    J W Ely
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    Fam Med 30:34-9. 1998
    ..This study identified physician characteristics and attitudes related to self-reported compliance with adult prevention guidelines...
  9. ncbi request reprint Variation in tertiary prevention and health service utilization among the elderly: the role of urban-rural residence and supplemental insurance
    K G Saag
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, USA
    Med Care 36:965-76. 1998
    ..Using the Aday-Andersen model, we evaluated the impact of predisposing, need, and enabling factors on tertiary prevention, hypothesizing that urban-rural geographic differences in delivery would be detected...
  10. ncbi request reprint Blood and body fluid exposures during clinical training: relation to knowledge of universal precautions
    D J Diekema
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, 52242, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 11:109-11. 1996
    ..2, p - 0.007). Students are frequently exposed to blood and body fluid during clinical training. Higher levels of retained knowledge about universal precautions are associated with a decreased risk of mucous membrane exposure...
  11. ncbi request reprint Motivation for hepatitis B vaccine acceptance among medical and physician assistant students
    D J Diekema
    Division of General Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City 52242, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 10:1-6. 1995
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Excellent HBV vaccine acceptance rates may be achieved among preclinical medical and PA students. Recommendations of authority figures are important motivators for HBV vaccine acceptance among students...
  12. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonisation and infection
    B N Doebbeling
    Employee Health Department, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Iowa City, IA, USA
    J Chemother 7:99-103. 1995
    ..Little data are available to identify specific risk factors for colonisation or infection of burn wounds by MRSA...
  13. ncbi request reprint The validity of the clinical signs and symptoms used to identify localized chronic wound infection
    S E Gardner
    Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Department of Biobehavioral Nursing, College of Nursing, Iowa 52246, USA
    Wound Repair Regen 9:178-86. 2001
    ..62 and 0.38, respectively. None of the signs or symptoms was a necessary indicator of infection, but increasing pain and wound breakdown were both sufficient indicators with specificity of 100%...
  14. ncbi request reprint Psychiatrists' and internists' knowledge and attitudes about delivery of clinical preventive medical services
    C P Carney
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 49:1594-600. 1998
    ..The study assessed baseline knowledge and attitudes about clinical preventive medical services among psychiatric faculty and psychiatric residents at a tertiary care medical center...
  15. ncbi request reprint Nasal and hand carriage of Staphylococcus aureus in healthcare workers
    B N Doebbeling
    University of Iowa College of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Iowa City 52242
    J Chemother 6:11-7. 1994
    ..Additionally, molecular typing of all isolates obtained from the nares and hands found identical strains at both sites in the majority of subjects, implicating the nares as the primary reservoir of S. aureus colonisation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Use of complementary and alternative medicine by older patients with arthritis: a population-based study
    P J Kaboli
    University of Iowa College of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 45:398-403. 2001
    ..The use of CAM for arthritis was most common among those with poorer self-assessed health and higher use of traditional health care resources...
  17. ncbi request reprint Variation in the use of procedures to monitor antimicrobial resistance in U.S. hospitals
    Stephen D Flach
    Department of Internal Medicine, Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:31-8. 2005
    ..Antimicrobial resistance is a growing clinical and public health crisis. Experts have recommended measures to monitor antimicrobial resistance; however, little is known regarding their use...
  18. ncbi request reprint Identifying barriers to the effective use of clinical reminders: bootstrapping multiple methods
    Emily S Patterson
    VA Getting at Patient Safety Center, VAMC Cincinnati, University of Cincinnati School of Medicine, USA
    J Biomed Inform 38:189-99. 2005
    ..We discuss potential implications regarding the similarities and differences in study findings for factors to consider in planning interventions to improve clinical reminder use...
  19. ncbi request reprint Provider adherence to COPD guidelines: relationship to organizational factors
    Marcia M Ward
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242 1008, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 11:379-87. 2005
    ..The aim of the current analyses is to describe current adherence rates and the organizational factors related to provider adherence to the COPD guideline...
  20. ncbi request reprint Incarceration and veterans of the first Gulf War
    Donald W Black
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Mil Med 170:612-8. 2005
    ..This study investigated the prevalence of incarceration and the association with deployment among veterans of the first Persian Gulf War (GW)...
  21. doi request reprint Structural and process factors affecting the implementation of antimicrobial resistance prevention and control strategies in U.S. hospitals
    Ann F Chou
    Department of Health Administration and Policy, College of Public Health and College Medicine, University of Oklahoma, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 33:308-22. 2008
    ..However, little is known about the implementation of these strategies...
  22. ncbi request reprint Implementation of strategies to prevent and control the emergence and spread of antimicrobial-resistant microorganisms in U.S. hospitals
    Marcia M Ward
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 1008, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:21-30. 2005
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  23. ncbi request reprint Relationship between hypochondriacal concerns and personality dimensions and traits in a military population
    Russell Noyes
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 100, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 193:110-8. 2005
    ..It remains for future research to show whether negative temperament is a vulnerability factor for hypochondriasis or hypochondriasis is itself a personality disorder...
  24. ncbi request reprint Classifying the effectiveness of Veterans Affairs guideline implementation approaches
    Bonnie J BootsMiller
    Center for Research in the Implementation of Innovative Strategies in Practice, Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Iowa City, IA 52246, USA
    Am J Med Qual 19:248-54. 2004
    ..However, VA hospitals should consider selective combinations of approaches to ensure the use of the most effective implementation methods...
  25. ncbi request reprint Variation in implementation and use of computerized clinical reminders in an integrated healthcare system
    Constance H Fung
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:878-85. 2004
    ..To identify patterns of use of computerized clinical reminders (CCRs) across an integrated healthcare system and describe institutional factors associated with their implementation...
  26. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for hypochondriacal concerns in a sample of military veterans
    Russell Noyes
    Department of Psychiatry, Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    J Psychosom Res 57:529-39. 2004
    ....
  27. pmc VA QUERI informatics paper: information technology for clinical guideline implementation: perceptions of multidisciplinary stakeholders
    Stacie Salsbury Lyons
    The University of Iowa College of Nursing, 406 Nursing Building, Iowa City, IA 52242 1121, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 12:64-71. 2005
    ..This multisite study compared the perceptions of three stakeholder groups regarding information technologies as barriers to and facilitators of clinical practice guidelines (CPGs)...
  28. pmc Does patient-centered care improve provision of preventive services?
    Stephen D Flach
    Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Public Policy Center, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:1019-26. 2004
    ..While patient-centered care (PCC) is desirable for many reasons, its relationship to treatment outcomes is controversial. We evaluated the relationship between PCC and the provision of preventive services...
  29. ncbi request reprint Mental health comorbidity patterns and impact on quality of life among veterans serving during the first Gulf War
    Valerie L Forman-Hoffman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, 52242, USA
    Qual Life Res 14:2303-14. 2005
    ..To examine the patterns of coexisting (comorbid) mental disorders and whether comorbidity influences quality of life ratings in a sample of U.S. veterans...
  30. pmc Priorities and strategies for the implementation of integrated informatics and communications technology to improve evidence-based practice
    Bradley N Doebbeling
    Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:S50-7. 2006
    ..We also examine structural, financial, policy-related, cultural, and organizational barriers to IT implementation for evidence-based practice and strategies to overcome them...
  31. pmc Health services use among Gulf War veterans and Gulf War era nondeployed veterans: a large population-based survey
    Drew A Helmer
    War Related Illness and Injury Study Center and the Center for Healthcare Knowledge Management, Veterans Affairs New Jersey HealthCare System, East Orange, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:2145-8. 2007
    ..24; 95% confidence interval [CI] = 1.06, 1.51]). Among these groups, the National Guard and Reserve personnel were more likely to have been hospitalized than were the regular military personnel (OR= 1.65; 95% CI=1.21, 2.26)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Chronic widespread pain in veterans of the first Gulf War: impact of deployment status and associated health effects
    Valerie L Forman-Hoffman
    Center for Research in the Implementation of Innovative Strategies in Practice, Iowa City Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Pain 8:954-61. 2007
    ..Military and medical personnel should be aware that efforts to prevent, identify, and treat CWP in veterans returning from the current war may be needed...
  33. ncbi request reprint Credibility of neuropsychological performances of Persian Gulf War veterans and military control subjects participating in clinical epidemiological research
    Joseph Barrash
    Department of Neurology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Mil Med 172:697-707. 2007
    ..Findings supported the validity of noncredibility judgments and suggested that noncredible examinations are not a significant problem in neuropsychological investigations of GWVs...
  34. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of measures to assess prevention and control of AMR in hospitals
    Mindy Flanagan
    VA HSR and D Center for Implementing Evidence based Practice, Richard L Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Med Care 45:537-44. 2007
    ..Expert panels, identifying strategies for optimizing antibiotic use and preventing AMR spread, have recommended hospitals undertake efforts to implement specific evidence-based practices...
  35. ncbi request reprint Facility-level factors influencing chronic heart failure care process performance in a national integrated health delivery system
    Usha Subramanian
    Center on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Richard L Roudebush VA Medical Center, and Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine IUSM, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Med Care 45:28-45. 2007
    ..However, the organizational factors and implementation approaches that influence adherence to national guidelines are poorly understood...
  36. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial use control measures to prevent and control antimicrobial resistance in US hospitals
    Alan J Zillich
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Purdue University College of Pharmacy, West Lafayette, Indiana 46202, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:1088-95. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to examine relationships between antimicrobial use control strategies and AMR rates in a national sample of US hospitals...
  37. ncbi request reprint Abnormal personality and the mood and anxiety disorders: implications for structural models of anxiety and depression
    Wakiza Gamez
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, E11 Seashore Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242, United States
    J Anxiety Disord 21:526-39. 2007
    ..Our results add to a growing body of evidence suggesting that GAD and PTSD have more in common with major depression than with their anxiety disorder counterparts...
  38. ncbi request reprint Borderline personality disorder and traits in veterans: psychiatric comorbidity, healthcare utilization, and quality of life along a continuum of severity
    Donald W Black
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    CNS Spectr 11:680-9; quiz 719. 2006
    ..To examine the presence of borderline personality disorder (BPD) traits in Gulf War veterans, and to assess psychiatric comorbidity, health status, healthcare utilization, and quality of life (QOL) along a continuum of BPD trait severity...
  39. ncbi request reprint Gang and multiple rapes during military service: health consequences and health care
    Anne G Sadler
    Psychology Service, Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, USA
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 60:33-41. 2005
    ..We aimed to determine whether there were differences in women veteran's health status and use of health care services by type of rape that occurred during military service...
  40. ncbi request reprint Predictors of incident chronic widespread pain among veterans following the first Gulf War
    Dennis C Ang
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Clin J Pain 22:554-63. 2006
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice guidelines and organizational adaptation: a framework for analyzing economic effects
    John E Schneider
    University of Iowa and Iowa City VA Center for Research in the Implementation of Innovative Strategies in Practice, 52242, USA
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 22:58-66. 2006
    ..The overall objective of this article was to review the theoretical and conceptual dimensions of how the implementation of clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) is likely to affect treatment costs...
  42. pmc Applying systems engineering principles in improving health care delivery
    Renata Kopach-Konrad
    School of Industrial Engineering, Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:431-7. 2007
    ..For this to happen, medical professionals and managers need to understand and appreciate the power that systems engineering concepts and tools can bring to redesigning and improving health care environments and practices...
  43. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of cancer among people with mental health claims in an insured population
    Caroline P Carney
    Department of Psychiatry, Regenstrief Institute, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1050 Wishard Blvd, RG6, Indianapolis, IN 46202 2872, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:735-43. 2004
    ..The objective of this research is to determine whether people with mental disorders are at increased risk for the subsequent development of malignancies compared with people without mental disorders...
  44. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a nationally implemented smoking cessation guideline on provider and patient practices
    Marcia M Ward
    Department of Health Management and Policy, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Prev Med 36:265-71. 2003
    ..However, the effectiveness of this guideline has not been reported. The goal of this project was to evaluate the effect of the AHCPR smoking cessation guideline on provider practices with smokers and on patient smoking rates...
  45. ncbi request reprint Lessons regarding percutaneous injuries among healthcare providers
    Bradley N Doebbeling
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 24:82-5. 2003
  46. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with women's risk of rape in the military environment
    Anne G Sadler
    Psychology Service, Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Iowa City, Iowa 52246, USA
    Am J Ind Med 43:262-73. 2003
    ..Health hazards specific to women workers have not been adequately documented. This study assessed military environmental factors associated with rape occurring during military service, while controlling for pre-military trauma experiences...
  47. ncbi request reprint Organizational predictors of adherence to ambulatory care screening guidelines
    Thomas E Vaughn
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Med Care 40:1172-85. 2002
    ..We examined the relationship between organizational and patient population characteristics and adherence to three screening CPGs implemented throughout the Veterans Health Administration (VHA)...
  48. ncbi request reprint Confirmatory factor analyses of posttraumatic stress symptoms in deployed and nondeployed veterans of the Gulf War
    Leonard J Simms
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 111:637-47. 2002
    ..Results are discussed in the context of hierarchical models of anxiety and depression...
  49. pmc Exposures to the Kuwait oil fires and their association with asthma and bronchitis among gulf war veterans
    Jeffrey L Lange
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:1141-6. 2002
    ..In contrast, there was no association between the modeled exposure and any of the outcomes. These findings do not support speculation that exposures to oil-fire smoke caused respiratory symptoms among veterans...
  50. ncbi request reprint Physician knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding a widely implemented guideline
    Marcia M Ward
    Department of Health Management and Policy, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242 1008, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 8:155-62. 2002
    ..To address this, we examined physicians' knowledge of, attitudes towards and compliance with a widely implemented guideline - the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR) smoking cessation guideline...
  51. ncbi request reprint Receipt of clinical preventive medical services among psychiatric patients
    Caroline P Carney
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, 52242, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:1028-30. 2002
    ..Only 6 percent of all patients reported having been screened for gun ownership, despite the high risk of suicide among gun owners...
  52. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder and self-reported physical health status among U.S. Military personnel serving during the Gulf War period: a population-based study
    Drue H Barrett
    Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Psychosomatics 43:195-205. 2002
    ..These health effects may manifest themselves in both psychological and physical outcomes. Health care providers must be attentive to recognize and evaluate both of these dimensions...
  53. ncbi request reprint Organizational and provider characteristics fostering smoking cessation practice guideline adherence: an empirical look
    Thomas E Vaughn
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Iowa College of Public Health, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 25:17-31. 2002
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in Gulf War era military personnel
    Margaret D Voelker
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:899-907. 2002
    ..Further investigation of factors influencing postdeployment HRQL is needed. Routine collection of health information by using standardized instruments pre- and perideployment should be implemented...
  55. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of symptoms and symptom-based conditions among Gulf War veterans: current status of research findings
    Drue H Barrett
    National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 24:218-27. 2002
  56. ncbi request reprint What factors influence provider knowledge of a congestive heart failure guideline in a national health care system?
    Karl F Welke
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Am J Med Qual 18:122-7. 2003
    ..Guideline implementation efforts that target multiple organizational levels may increase provider knowledge...
  57. pmc Critical incidents of nonadherence with standard precautions guidelines among community hospital-based health care workers
    Kristi J Ferguson
    Department of Community and Behavioral Health, University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:726-31. 2004
    ..To identify, categorize, and assess critical incidents of nonadherence to standard precautions...
  58. ncbi request reprint Depression in veterans of the first Gulf War and comparable military controls
    Donald W Black
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa, Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 16:53-61. 2004
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Physician process and patient outcome measures for diabetes care: relationships to organizational characteristics
    Marcia M Ward
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 1008, USA
    Med Care 42:840-50. 2004
    ..Optimal diabetes management relies on providers adhering to evidence-based practice guidelines in the processes of care delivery and patients adhering to self-management recommendations to maximize patient outcomes...
  60. ncbi request reprint Factors promoting consistent adherence to safe needle precautions among hospital workers
    Thomas E Vaughn
    Department of Health Management and Policy, The University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 25:548-55. 2004
    ..To examine organizational factors and occupational characteristics associated with adherence to occupational safety guidelines recommending never recapping needles...
  61. ncbi request reprint Are United States hospitals following national guidelines for the analysis and presentation of cumulative antimicrobial susceptibility data?
    Erika J Ernst
    University of Iowa College of Pharmacy, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 49:141-5. 2004
    ..0031). Adherence to guidelines for preparation and dissemination of antibiograms could be improved. Institutional commitment to high quality, on-site microbiology laboratory services will improve adherence to these guidelines...
  62. ncbi request reprint Gulf War veterans with anxiety: prevalence, comorbidity, and risk factors
    Donald W Black
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Iowa Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Epidemiology 15:135-42. 2004
    ..Veterans of the first Gulf War have higher rates of medical and psychiatric symptoms than nondeployed military personnel...
  63. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial resistance trends and outbreak frequency in United States hospitals
    Daniel J Diekema
    Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Dept of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:78-85. 2004
    ..The most common resistant pathogen in US hospitals is ORSA, which accounts for many recognized outbreaks and is increasing in frequency in most facilities. Current practices to prevent and control antimicrobial resistance are inadequate...
  64. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous injury, blood exposure, and adherence to standard precautions: are hospital-based health care providers still at risk?
    Bradley N Doebbeling
    Program in Health Services Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 37:1006-13. 2003
    ..New strategies for preventing exposures, training, and monitoring adherence are needed...
  65. ncbi request reprint Relationship between depression and pancreatic cancer in the general population
    Caroline P Carney
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:884-8. 2003
    ..Prior research suggesting a relationship between pancreatic cancer and depression conducted on clinical populations has been subject to recall bias. We reexamined this association using longitudinal population-based data...
  66. ncbi request reprint Women in the Gulf War: combat experience, exposures, and subsequent health care use
    Caroline P Carney
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Mil Med 168:654-61. 2003
    ..If these important differences in exposures and health care use are confirmed in other studies, optimal training and deployment preparedness strategies should be reconsidered...
  67. ncbi request reprint Life span and repeated violence against women during military service: effects on health status and outpatient utilization
    Anne G Sadler
    Psychology Service, Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Iowa City, Iowa 52246, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:799-811. 2004
    ..Differences in utilization and health status were also examined while controlling for life span violence exposures and important patient characteristic confounders...
  68. pmc The role of systems factors in implementing health information technology
    Bradley N Doebbeling
    J Gen Intern Med 23:500-1. 2008
  69. ncbi request reprint Prognostic factors for mortality following interhospital transfers to the medical intensive care unit of a tertiary referral center
    Lakshmi Durairaj
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, USA
    Crit Care Med 31:1981-6. 2003
    ..To describe characteristics of patients transferred from outside hospitals to a tertiary medical intensive care unit and to identify patient-level and system-level prognostic factors...
  70. ncbi request reprint Psychometric evaluation of the restructured clinical scales of the MMPI-2
    Leonard J Simms
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    Psychol Assess 17:345-58. 2005
    ..Thus, the RC scales demonstrated several psychometric strengths while utilizing 60% fewer items, but the 2 sets of scales cannot be used interchangeably. Interpretive considerations are discussed...