R J Volk

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas Medical Branch
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Preferences of husbands and wives for prostate cancer screening
    R J Volk
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, USA
    Arch Fam Med 6:72-6. 1997
  2. ncbi request reprint The Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) as a screen for at-risk drinking in primary care patients of different racial/ethnic backgrounds
    R J Volk
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0853, USA
    Addiction 92:197-206. 1997
  3. pmc Item bias in the CAGE screening test for alcohol use disorders
    R J Volk
    Department of Family Medicine, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, 77555-1123, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 12:763-9. 1997
  4. ncbi request reprint Does the severity of mood and anxiety symptoms predict health care utilization?
    D E Nease
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0708, USA
    J Fam Pract 48:769-77. 1999

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. ncbi request reprint Preferences of husbands and wives for prostate cancer screening
    R J Volk
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, USA
    Arch Fam Med 6:72-6. 1997
    ..Optimal screening strategies may differ for husbands and wives. Guidelines for prostate cancer screening and management should consider assessing preferences on an individual couple basis...
  2. ncbi request reprint The Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) as a screen for at-risk drinking in primary care patients of different racial/ethnic backgrounds
    R J Volk
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0853, USA
    Addiction 92:197-206. 1997
    ..Excluding abstainers from the analysis and little impact on screening efficacy. In this population, the AUDIT appears to be an unbiased measure of "at-risk" drinking...
  3. pmc Item bias in the CAGE screening test for alcohol use disorders
    R J Volk
    Department of Family Medicine, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, 77555-1123, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 12:763-9. 1997
    ..These biases suggest the CAGE is a poor "rule-out" screening test. Brief and unbiased screens for alcohol use disorders in primary care patients are needed...
  4. ncbi request reprint Does the severity of mood and anxiety symptoms predict health care utilization?
    D E Nease
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0708, USA
    J Fam Pract 48:769-77. 1999
    ..We previously evaluated a severity-based classification system of mood and anxiety symptoms. This study examines whether those severity groups are predictive of differences in health care utilization...