Anthony J Viera

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical inquiries. How effective are hypertension self-care interventions?
    Anthony J Viera
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    J Fam Pract 56:229-31. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Reproducibility of masked hypertension in adults with untreated borderline office blood pressure: comparison of ambulatory and home monitoring
    Anthony J Viera
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Am J Hypertens 23:1190-7. 2010
  3. pmc Simplifying healthful choices: a qualitative study of a physical activity based nutrition label format
    Jonas J Swartz
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, L 466, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Nutr J 12:72. 2013
  4. pmc Medication documentation in a primary care network serving North Carolina medicaid patients: results of a cross-sectional chart review
    Matthew D Olson
    Marshfield Clinic Lake Hallie Center, Department of Family Practice, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 13:83. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Microparticles in cardiovascular disease pathophysiology and outcomes
    Anthony J Viera
    Hypertension Research Program, Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Am Soc Hypertens 6:243-52. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Resistant hypertension
    Anthony J Viera
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 25:487-95. 2012
  7. pmc Nighttime blood pressure dipping in young adults and coronary artery calcium 10-15 years later: the coronary artery risk development in young adults study
    Anthony J Viera
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Hypertension 59:1157-63. 2012
  8. pmc Does an offer for a free on-line continuing medical education (CME) activity increase physician survey response rate? A randomized trial
    Anthony J Viera
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Res Notes 5:129. 2012
  9. pmc Use of global coronary heart disease risk assessment in practice: a cross-sectional survey of a sample of U.S. physicians
    Benjamin Shillinglaw
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:20. 2012
  10. pmc Calorie menu labeling on quick-service restaurant menus: an updated systematic review of the literature
    Jonas J Swartz
    Public Health Leadership Program, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7461, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:135. 2011

Research Grants

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Publications62

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical inquiries. How effective are hypertension self-care interventions?
    Anthony J Viera
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    J Fam Pract 56:229-31. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Reproducibility of masked hypertension in adults with untreated borderline office blood pressure: comparison of ambulatory and home monitoring
    Anthony J Viera
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Am J Hypertens 23:1190-7. 2010
    ..We examined short-term reproducibility of masked hypertension (MH) among adults with recent "borderline" office blood pressure (BP) and compared agreement of ambulatory BP monitoring (ABPM) and home BP monitoring (HBPM) in detecting MH...
  3. pmc Simplifying healthful choices: a qualitative study of a physical activity based nutrition label format
    Jonas J Swartz
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, L 466, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Nutr J 12:72. 2013
    ..Physical activity equivalent labels present calorie information in terms of the amount of physical activity that would be required to expend the calories in a specified food item...
  4. pmc Medication documentation in a primary care network serving North Carolina medicaid patients: results of a cross-sectional chart review
    Matthew D Olson
    Marshfield Clinic Lake Hallie Center, Department of Family Practice, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 13:83. 2012
    ..Medical records that do not accurately reflect the patient's current medication list are an open invitation to errors and may compromise patient safety...
  5. doi request reprint Microparticles in cardiovascular disease pathophysiology and outcomes
    Anthony J Viera
    Hypertension Research Program, Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Am Soc Hypertens 6:243-52. 2012
    ..Although more research is needed, studies suggest that MPs may have clinical applications including utility as biomarkers, use in improving cardiovascular disease risk prediction, and as potential targets of therapy...
  6. doi request reprint Resistant hypertension
    Anthony J Viera
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 25:487-95. 2012
    ..When blood pressure is not coming under control despite 4 or 5 agents, referral to a hypertension specialist may be warranted...
  7. pmc Nighttime blood pressure dipping in young adults and coronary artery calcium 10-15 years later: the coronary artery risk development in young adults study
    Anthony J Viera
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Hypertension 59:1157-63. 2012
    ..001 for quadratic term). Both failure of systolic BP to dip sufficiently and "overdipping" during nighttime may be associated with future subclinical coronary atherosclerosis...
  8. pmc Does an offer for a free on-line continuing medical education (CME) activity increase physician survey response rate? A randomized trial
    Anthony J Viera
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Res Notes 5:129. 2012
    ..Monetary incentives increase response rates but obviously add cost to a survey project. We wondered whether an offer of a free continuing medical education (CME) activity would be effective in improving survey response rate...
  9. pmc Use of global coronary heart disease risk assessment in practice: a cross-sectional survey of a sample of U.S. physicians
    Benjamin Shillinglaw
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:20. 2012
    ..Our objective was to examine US physicians' awareness, use, and attitudes regarding global CHD risk assessment in clinical practice, and how these vary by provider specialty...
  10. pmc Calorie menu labeling on quick-service restaurant menus: an updated systematic review of the literature
    Jonas J Swartz
    Public Health Leadership Program, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7461, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:135. 2011
    ..The current evidence suggests that calorie labeling does not have the intended effect of decreasing calorie purchasing or consumption...
  11. ncbi request reprint Global risk of coronary heart disease: assessment and application
    Anthony J Viera
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Am Fam Physician 82:265-74. 2010
    ..Many tools are available to estimate global risk, including several Web-based calculators. In the United States, tools based on the Framingham Heart Study are recommended...
  12. pmc Level of blood pressure above goal and clinical inertia in a Medicaid population
    Anthony J Viera
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Am Soc Hypertens 4:244-54. 2010
    ..2-10.2) times greater at visits when patients' BP was 40/20 mm Hg or higher above goal. However, even when BP was above goal at this level, treatment change occurred only 46% (95% Confidence Interval 40.2-51.8) of the time...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effects of labeling patients as prehypertensive
    Anthony J Viera
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 23:571-83. 2010
    ..We examined whether the label of prehypertension exerts a negative effect on patients' perceived health and whether it motivates people to adopt lifestyle recommendations to prevent hypertension...
  14. pmc Acceptance of a Polypill approach to prevent cardiovascular disease among a sample of U.S. physicians
    Anthony J Viera
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Prev Med 52:10-5. 2011
    ..To examine US physicians' self-reported knowledge about the Polypill, factors considered in deciding whether to prescribe it, and acceptance of prescribing it for cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention...
  15. ncbi request reprint The polypill to prevent cardiovascular disease: physicians' perspectives
    Anthony J Viera
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 26:438-42. 2011
    ..g. 55 years) rather than individually as a result of a clinical decision. This review summarizes recent studies describing physicians' perspectives regarding the polypill...
  16. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of secondary hypertension: an age-based approach
    Anthony J Viera
    Department of Family, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Am Fam Physician 82:1471-8. 2010
    ..Therefore, all children with confirmed hypertension should have an evaluation for an underlying etiology that includes renal ultrasonography...
  17. pmc Diurnal blood pressure pattern and development of prehypertension or hypertension in young adults: the CARDIA study
    Anthony J Viera
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Am Soc Hypertens 5:48-55. 2011
    ..Nondipping might predate a meaningful clinically detected increase in BP in some people, but more research in larger study samples is needed...
  18. pmc Tolerability of the Oscar 2 ambulatory blood pressure monitor among research participants: a cross-sectional repeated measures study
    Anthony J Viera
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:59. 2011
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  19. doi request reprint Predisease: when does it make sense?
    Anthony J Viera
    Department of Family Medicine, 590 Manning Drive, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 33:122-34. 2011
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  20. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and management of the patient with difficult-to-control or resistant hypertension
    Anthony J Viera
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7595, USA
    Am Fam Physician 79:863-9. 2009
    ..Obesity, heavy alcohol intake, high levels of dietary sodium, and interfering substances (especially nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) contribute to hypertension that is resistant or difficult to control...
  21. doi request reprint How and why do patients use home blood pressure monitors?
    Anthony J Viera
    Department of Family Medicine, UNC Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7595, USA
    Blood Press Monit 13:133-7. 2008
    ..We also examined whether those using HBPM provide written reports of measurements to their doctor and whether they have ever had their monitor checked...
  22. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle modification advice for lowering or controlling high blood pressure: who's getting it?
    Anthony J Viera
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:850-8. 2007
    ..35; 95% CI, 1.98-2.81). This study demonstrates that older persons, persons not taking antihypertensive medication, and individuals who are not overweight or obese are less likely to report receiving LSM advice...
  23. ncbi request reprint Use of home blood pressure monitoring by hypertensive patients in primary care: survey of a practice-based research network cohort
    Anthony J Viera
    Department of Family Medicine and the Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 10:280-6. 2008
    ..96; 95% CI, 1.08-3.56). The factor most strongly associated with use of HBPM was recalling a doctor's recommendation to do so (OR, 7.93; 95% CI, 4.96-12.7)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Preliminary study of a school-based program to improve hypertension awareness in the community
    Anthony J Viera
    University of North Carolina, Department of Family Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Fam Med 40:264-70. 2008
    ..We studied the results of the program on the outcomes of parental knowledge about high blood pressure (BP) and their reports of having seen or intending to see a health professional about their BP...
  25. pmc Adults' lack of a usual source of care: a matter of preference?
    Anthony J Viera
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Ann Fam Med 4:359-65. 2006
    ..We wanted to identify characteristics of adults who do not have a usual source of care and then stratify the analysis by those who prefer vs those who do not prefer to have a usual source of care...
  26. ncbi request reprint The new "normal" blood pressure: what are the implications for family medicine?
    Anthony J Viera
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 20:45-51. 2007
    ..The purposes of this study were to describe the proportion of adults in a family medicine practice with normal BP and the proportions with prehypertension and hypertension and to examine associations with having normal BP...
  27. ncbi request reprint Eliminating bias in randomized controlled trials: importance of allocation concealment and masking
    Anthony J Viera
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina, NC 27599 7595, USA
    Fam Med 39:132-7. 2007
    ..In contrast to allocation concealment, masking cannot always be incorporated into a randomized controlled trial. Both allocation concealment and masking add to the elimination of bias in randomized controlled trials...
  28. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle modifications to lower or control high blood pressure: is advice associated with action? The behavioral risk factor surveillance survey
    Anthony J Viera
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 10:105-11. 2008
    ..62; 95% confidence interval [CI], 1.56-1.67), reduce salt (PR, 1.53; 95% CI, 1.48-1.58), exercise (PR, 1.41; 95% CI, 1.36-1.47), and reduce alcohol consumption (PR, 1.78; 95% CI, 1.70-1.87)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Validation of the HEM-780REL with easy wrap cuff for self-measurement of blood pressure according to the European Society of Hypertension International Protocol
    Anthony J Viera
    Department of Family Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7595, USA
    Blood Press Monit 12:335-8. 2007
    ..We tested the accuracy of the HEM-780REL automatic blood pressure monitor with Easy Wrap Cuff...
  30. pmc Effects of sex, age, and visits on receipt of preventive healthcare services: a secondary analysis of national data
    Anthony J Viera
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:15. 2006
    ..Sex and age may exert a combined influence on receipt of preventive services with differences due to number of ambulatory care visits...
  31. ncbi request reprint Understanding interobserver agreement: the kappa statistic
    Anthony J Viera
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of North Carolina, USA
    Fam Med 37:360-3. 2005
    ..A limitation of kappa is that it is affected by the prevalence of the finding under observation. Methods to overcome this limitation have been described...
  32. doi request reprint Odds ratios and risk ratios: what's the difference and why does it matter?
    Anthony J Viera
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    South Med J 101:730-4. 2008
    ..Readers should also look to see that a confidence interval is provided with any report of an OR or RR. A greater understanding of ORs and RRs allows readers to draw more accurate interpretations of research findings...
  33. doi request reprint High blood pressure knowledge among primary care patients with known hypertension: a North Carolina Family Medicine Research Network (NC-FM-RN) study
    Anthony J Viera
    Department of Family Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 21:300-8. 2008
    ..We sought to assess primary care patients' current knowledge about various aspects of high blood pressure (BP)...
  34. pmc Hypertensive patients' use of blood pressure monitors stationed in pharmacies and other locations: a cross-sectional mail survey
    Anthony J Viera
    Department of Family Medicine, UNC Chapel Hill, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:216. 2008
    ..We sought to estimate the proportion of hypertensive patients who use these types of monitors and examine whether use varies by demographic or health characteristics...
  35. ncbi request reprint The association between body mass index and coronary artery disease severity: a comparison of black and white patients
    Caleb M Stalls
    Department of Public Health Leadership, Gillings School of Global Public Health and School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC Department of Anesthesiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL Electronic address
    Am Heart J 167:514-20. 2014
    ..Moreover, this relationship has not been adequately defined in black patients, a group demonstrated to have lower rates of angiographic CAD despite higher rates of CAD risk factors, cardiovascular events, and CAD-related mortality...
  36. doi request reprint Hypertension
    Katherine H Winter
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 590 Manning Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    Prim Care 40:179-94. 2013
    ..Out-of-office BP monitoring should be used to confirm suspected white coat effect, especially in patients with apparent resistant hypertension...
  37. pmc A hypertension risk score for middle-aged and older adults
    Abhijit V Kshirsagar
    Department of Medicine, UNC Kidney Center and Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 12:800-8. 2010
    ..75-0.78) in the testing sample at 3, 6, and 9 years of follow-up. This risk calculator may aide health care providers in guiding discussions with patients about the risk for progression to hypertension...
  38. doi request reprint The contribution of hypertension to black-white differences in likelihood of coronary artery disease detected during elective angiography
    Matthew A Triplette
    Department of Public Health Leadership, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Am J Hypertens 24:181-6. 2011
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  39. doi request reprint Making pharmacogenetic testing a reality in a community pharmacy
    Shanna K O'Connor
    Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 52:e259-65. 2012
    ..To provide information for community pharmacies considering implementation of a pharmacogenetic testing service...
  40. pmc Effect of hawthorn standardized extract on flow mediated dilation in prehypertensive and mildly hypertensive adults: a randomized, controlled cross-over trial
    Gary N Asher
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 12:26. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between hawthorn extract dose and brachial artery flow mediated dilation (FMD), an indirect measure of nitric oxide release...
  41. pmc Endothelial dysfunction and the risk of hypertension: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Daichi Shimbo
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Hypertension 55:1210-6. 2010
    ..In this sample, reduced FMD was not an independent predictor of hypertension incidence, suggesting that impaired endothelial function does not play a major role in the development of hypertension...
  42. ncbi request reprint A cross-sectional study of medical students' knowledge of patient safety and quality improvement
    Rachel C Blasiak
    Corresponding author Public Health Leadership Program, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    N C Med J 75:15-20. 2014
    ..We surveyed medical students to assess their current level of patient safety and QI knowledge and to identify factors associated with increased knowledge...
  43. ncbi request reprint Behavioral counseling after screening for alcohol misuse in primary care: a systematic review and meta-analysis for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Daniel E Jonas
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Medicine, 5034 Old Clinic Building, CB 7110, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Ann Intern Med 157:645-54. 2012
    ..Alcohol misuse, which includes the full spectrum from risky drinking to alcohol dependence, is a leading cause of preventable death in the United States...
  44. ncbi request reprint Influence of a tobacco-free hospital campus policy on smoking status of hospital employees
    Carol Ripley-Moffitt
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7595, USA
    Am J Health Promot 25:e25-8. 2010
    ..To examine the influence of a tobacco-free hospital campus (TFHC) policy on employee smoking behavior...
  45. doi request reprint The MD-MPH program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Russell Harris
    UNC School of Medicine, UNC School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Acad Med 83:371-7. 2008
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  46. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of masked hypertension among adults 30 years or older
    Anthony J Viera
    Departments of aFamily Medicine bMedicine Division of Cardiology cPsychiatry, University of North Carolina School of Medicine dHypertension Research Program, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill eDepartment of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Blood Press Monit 19:208-15. 2014
    ..We examined 1-week reproducibility of MH by home BP monitoring (HBPM) and ambulatory BP monitoring (ABPM)...
  47. pmc Patient safety and quality improvement education: a cross-sectional study of medical students' preferences and attitudes
    Claire L Teigland
    School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Med Educ 13:16. 2013
    ..Curriculum development should take into account learners' attitudes and preferences. We surveyed students to assess preferences and attitudes about QI and patient safety education...
  48. pmc Long-term prognosis associated with J-point elevation in a large middle-aged biracial cohort: the ARIC study
    Kristoff A Olson
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Eur Heart J 32:3098-106. 2011
    ..Little is known about this relationship in non-white populations. This study examines the relationship between J-point elevation (JPE) and sudden cardiac death (SCD) and whether this relationship differs by race or sex...
  49. doi request reprint Interventions for individuals with low health literacy: a systematic review
    Stacey L Sheridan
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Health Commun 16:30-54. 2011
    ..Evidence for the effects of interventions on other outcomes was either limited or mixed. Multiple interventions show promise for mitigating the effects of low health literacy and could be considered for use in clinical practice...
  50. pmc Assessing and promoting physical activity in African American barbershops: results of the FITStop pilot study
    Laura A Linnan
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Am J Mens Health 5:38-46. 2011
    ..92. Barbershops offer an effective setting for recruiting African American men and conducting physical measurements as well as an interesting possible location for conducting future interventions...
  51. doi request reprint Interventions to improve transitional care between nursing homes and hospitals: a systematic review
    Michael A LaMantia
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Center for Aging and Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:777-82. 2010
    ..Although preliminary evidence supports adoption of these methods to improve transitions between nursing home and hospital, further research is needed to define target populations and outcomes measures for high-quality transitional care...
  52. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of electrocardiography vs. electrocardiography plus limited echocardiography to diagnose LVH in young, newly identified, hypertensives
    Peter J Leese
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Hypertens 23:592-8. 2010
    ..However, the introduction of limited echo within the past decade has made sonographic imaging of the heart less expensive and more available for routine screening...
  53. doi request reprint Research published in 2003 by U.S. family medicine authors
    Donald E Pathman
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 21:6-16. 2008
    ....
  54. doi request reprint The effect of giving global coronary risk information to adults: a systematic review
    Stacey L Sheridan
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:230-9. 2010
    ..Whether it improves outcomes is currently unknown...
  55. doi request reprint Volunteerism among surgeons: an exploration of attitudes and barriers
    Katharine L McGinigle
    School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Surg 196:300-4. 2008
    ..The purpose of the current study was to explore attitudes and barriers to volunteering...
  56. ncbi request reprint Functional capacity in men and women following cardiac rehabilitation
    Michael A Gee
    School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 34:255-62. 2014
    ..The effectiveness of CR in female participants, however, is unclear. We thus examined whether improvement in functional capacity after CR differs between men and women with ischemic heart disease...
  57. ncbi request reprint 7 questions to ask when evaluating a noninferiority trial
    Anne Mounsey
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Fam Pract 63:E4-8. 2014
    ..While most physicians are accustomed to evaluating randomized placebo-controlled studies, many are less familiar with the purpose and takeaway of noninferiority trials. Here's help. ..
  58. doi request reprint Potential effect of physical activity based menu labels on the calorie content of selected fast food meals
    Sunaina Dowray
    School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, United States
    Appetite 62:173-81. 2013
    ..Whether these labels are effective in real-life scenarios remains to be tested...
  59. ncbi request reprint Exploratory planning and implementation of a pilot pharmacogenetic program in a community pharmacy
    Shanna K O'Connor
    Division of Pharmacy Practice and Experiential Education CB 7574, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7574, USA
    Pharmacogenomics 13:955-62. 2012
    ..An institutional review board-approved protocol for a clopidogrel pharmacogenetic program in a community pharmacy was developed to address feasibility and evaluate the pilot program...
  60. ncbi request reprint Mentorship and job satisfaction among Navy family physicians
    Adam K Saperstein
    Department of Family Medicine, Naval Hospital Jacksonville, 2080 Child Street, Jacksonville, FL 32214, USA
    Mil Med 177:883-8. 2012
    ..Whether this is true for military physicians is unknown. We sought to examine whether having a mentor is associated with positive job satisfaction among Navy family physicians...
  61. pmc Do clinicians tell patients they have prehypertension?
    Anthony J Viera
    J Am Board Fam Med 24:117-8. 2011
    ..the clinical utility of the prehypertension label is questionable. We sought to estimate how often patients with prehypertension are being told about it by their primary care clinicians...
  62. doi request reprint Quality of reporting on randomised controlled trials of auriculotherapy for pain
    Gary N Asher
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    Acupunct Med 29:122-6. 2011
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Research Grants1

  1. Reproducibility and Clinical Implications of Masked Hypertension
    Anthony J Viera; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The findings are expected to lead to clinical strategies enabling greater recognition of hypertension, and therefore, ultimately to a reduction in cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in the population. ..