B P Yawn

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Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Knowledge and attitudes of family physicians coming to COPD continuing medical education
    Barbara P Yawn
    Olmsted Medical Center, Research Department, Rochester, MN 55904, USA
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 3:311-7. 2008
  2. pmc Impact of vaccine economic programs on physician referral of children to public vaccine clinics: a pre-post comparison
    Richard K Zimmerman
    Department of Family Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    BMC Public Health 6:7. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint The rural health care workforce implications of practice guideline implementation
    B P Yawn
    Rural Health Research Center, University of Minnesota, University Health Associates Building, Minneapolis, USA
    Med Care 37:259-69. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and 10-year follow-up of a community-based hepatitis C cohort
    Barbara P Yawn
    Department of Clinical Research, Olmsted Medical Center, 210 Ninth St, SE, Rochester, MN 55904, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:135-40. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and care of irritable bowel syndrome in a community-based population
    B P Yawn
    Department of Research, Olmsted Medical Center, 210 Ninth Street SE, Rochester, MN 55904, USA
    Am J Manag Care 7:585-92. 2001
  6. pmc Long-term trends in carpal tunnel syndrome
    R Gelfman
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Neurology 72:33-41. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and natural history of primary biliary cirrhosis in a US community
    W R Kim
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Gastroenterology 119:1631-6. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in evaluation and outcome of unstable angina
    V L Roger
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    JAMA 283:646-52. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of school scoliosis screening
    B P Yawn
    Department of Research, Olmsted Medical Center, Rochester, Minn 55904, USA
    JAMA 282:1427-32. 1999
  10. pmc Do published guidelines for evaluation of irritable bowel syndrome reflect practice?
    B P Yawn
    Department of Research, Olmsted Medical Center, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    BMC Gastroenterol 1:11. 2001

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  1. pmc Knowledge and attitudes of family physicians coming to COPD continuing medical education
    Barbara P Yawn
    Olmsted Medical Center, Research Department, Rochester, MN 55904, USA
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 3:311-7. 2008
    ..This survey explores the attitudes, beliefs, and knowledge related to COPD recognition, diagnosis, and treatment from family physicians and nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) working in primary care...
  2. pmc Impact of vaccine economic programs on physician referral of children to public vaccine clinics: a pre-post comparison
    Richard K Zimmerman
    Department of Family Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    BMC Public Health 6:7. 2006
    ..The objectives of this study are to evaluate the effect of VFC on physician reported referral of children to public health clinics and on doses administered in the public sector...
  3. ncbi request reprint The rural health care workforce implications of practice guideline implementation
    B P Yawn
    Rural Health Research Center, University of Minnesota, University Health Associates Building, Minneapolis, USA
    Med Care 37:259-69. 1999
    ..Rural health care workforce forecasting has not included adjustments for predictable changes in practice patterns, such as the introduction of practice guidelines...
  4. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and 10-year follow-up of a community-based hepatitis C cohort
    Barbara P Yawn
    Department of Clinical Research, Olmsted Medical Center, 210 Ninth St, SE, Rochester, MN 55904, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:135-40. 2002
    ..To determine the health care follow-up and treatment associated with physician-diagnosed hepatitis C (HCV) in a community-based population...
  5. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and care of irritable bowel syndrome in a community-based population
    B P Yawn
    Department of Research, Olmsted Medical Center, 210 Ninth Street SE, Rochester, MN 55904, USA
    Am J Manag Care 7:585-92. 2001
    ..To identify the healthcare utilization and evaluation in a community-based population with an incident diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)...
  6. pmc Long-term trends in carpal tunnel syndrome
    R Gelfman
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Neurology 72:33-41. 2009
    ..To assess temporal trends in carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) incidence, surgical treatment, and work-related lost time...
  7. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and natural history of primary biliary cirrhosis in a US community
    W R Kim
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Gastroenterology 119:1631-6. 2000
    ..We report the incidence and prevalence of this condition in the general population. We also examined the validity of the Mayo natural history model for PBC among these unselected patients from the community...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in evaluation and outcome of unstable angina
    V L Roger
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    JAMA 283:646-52. 2000
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  9. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of school scoliosis screening
    B P Yawn
    Department of Research, Olmsted Medical Center, Rochester, Minn 55904, USA
    JAMA 282:1427-32. 1999
    ..Although school-based screening programs for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis are mandated in 26 states in the United States, few program outcomes data exist regarding the effectiveness of such programs...
  10. pmc Do published guidelines for evaluation of irritable bowel syndrome reflect practice?
    B P Yawn
    Department of Research, Olmsted Medical Center, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    BMC Gastroenterol 1:11. 2001
    ..This study was designed to compare expert opinion guidelines with the actual primary care provided and to assess outcomes in the 3 years following the IBS diagnosis...
  11. ncbi request reprint The patient's perspective of irritable bowel syndrome
    S Bertram
    Department of Research, Olmsted Medical Center, Rochester, MN 55904, USA
    J Fam Pract 50:521-5. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: IBS is perceived as a chronic condition resulting in frustration and social isolation, and physicians are perceived to be providing inadequate medical information or support to patients with IBS...
  12. ncbi request reprint Dyspepsia consulters and patterns of management: a population-based study
    S K Ahlawat
    Clinical Enteric Neurosciences and Epidemiological Research, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 22:251-9. 2005
    ..Although dyspepsia is common, management patterns in the United States are unknown...
  13. ncbi request reprint The Southeast Minnesota Fetal and Infant Mortality Reduction Project
    B P Yawn
    Department of Research, Olmsted Medical Center, Rochester, USA
    Minn Med 84:46-50. 2001
    ..These teams identified factors associated with potentially preventable deaths and gaps in services for women, infants, and families. A regional team then grouped and prioritized the factors...
  14. ncbi request reprint Identifying persons with diabetes using Medicare claims data
    P L Hebert
    Division of Health Services Research and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Am J Med Qual 14:270-7. 1999
    ..Since these criteria are met by more than one method, the choice of method should be governed by the goals of the research as well as more practical concerns...
  15. ncbi request reprint Ovarian carcinoma: care and survival in a community-based population
    B P Yawn
    Department of Research, Olmsted Medical Center, Rochester, Minnesota 55904, USA
    Clin Ther 23:146-59. 2001
    ..Such studies may exclude patients who are not candidates for treatment and may not account for costs incurred during diagnosis or primary treatment...
  16. ncbi request reprint Change in diagnosis among orthopedists compared to non-orthopedists in the management of acute knee injuries
    S E Gabriel
    Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Rheumatol 27:2412-7. 2000
    ..We sought to compare change in diagnosis among orthopedists and non-orthopedists caring for a community based cohort of individuals with incident acute knee injuries...
  17. ncbi request reprint Do rural and urban children have comparable asthma care utilization?
    B P Yawn
    Department of Research, Olmsted Medical Center, 210 Ninth St S E, Rochester, MN 55904, USA
    J Rural Health 17:32-9. 2001
    ..12 percent, P = 0.04). If given inhaled anti-inflammatory medication, rural children were more likely to receive inhaled steroids while urban children were more likely to receive cromoglycates...
  18. ncbi request reprint Temporal changes in rates and reasons for medical induction of term labor, 1980-1996
    B P Yawn
    Department of Research, Olmsted Medical Center, Rochester, MN 55904, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 184:611-9. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Induction of term labor has almost doubled in prevalence during the past 15 years. The most common indications are elective induction and postdate pregnancy, often applied to gestations of 40 to 41 weeks' duration...
  19. ncbi request reprint Incidence of a clinical diagnosis of the irritable bowel syndrome in a United States population
    G R Locke
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 19:1025-31. 2004
    ..The incidence of irritable bowel syndrome is uncertain. We aimed to determine the incidence of clinically diagnosed irritable bowel syndrome in the community...
  20. ncbi request reprint The estimated cost of school scoliosis screening
    B P Yawn
    Department of Research, Olmsted Medical Center, Rochester, Minnesota 55904, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:2387-91. 2000
    ..25 per child with a curve of 20 degrees or more (n = 16) and $10, 836.00 per child treated for scoliosis (n = 5). CONCLUSION: School scoliosis screening is significantly more costly than has previously been reported...
  21. ncbi request reprint A community-based study of stroke incidence after myocardial infarction
    Brandi J Witt
    Mayo Clinic and Olmsted Medical Center, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:785-92. 2005
    ..The rate of stroke after myocardial infarction (MI) remains unclear...
  22. ncbi request reprint The 2002 United States varicella vaccine shortage and physician recommendations for vaccination
    Richard Kent Zimmerman
    Department of Family Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Prev Med 41:575-82. 2005
    ..The US experienced a shortage of varicella vaccine in 2002, leading to the concerns about its impact...
  23. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C identification and management by family physicians
    Elizabeth C Clark
    Department of Family Medicine, Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive, 01293 F PFP, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Fam Med 37:644-9. 2005
    ..Many people with hepatitis C receive all or most of their care from primary care physicians, yet little information exists about the practice patterns, knowledge, and beliefs and attitudes of family physicians related to hepatitis C...
  24. ncbi request reprint Comparison of parent and student responses to asthma surveys: students grades 3-12 and their parents from a suburban private school setting
    Barbara P Yawn
    Department of Research, Olmsted Medical Center, 210 Ninth St SE, Rochester, MN 55904, USA
    J Sch Health 76:241-5. 2006
    ..The disparity in student and parent symptom reporting did not vary by age of the student. Students appear to provide the most sensitive measure of asthma-related problems...
  25. pmc Immediate and longer term impact of the varicella shortage on children 18 and 24 months of age in a community population
    Barbara P Yawn
    Department of Research, Olmsted Medical Center, Rochester, MN, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 7:51. 2006
    ..And to compare the temporal trends in varicella vaccinations to trends of an older, more widely accepted vaccine, the MMR...
  26. ncbi request reprint Assessment of asthma severity and asthma control in children
    Barbara P Yawn
    Department of Research, Olmsted Medical Center, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Pediatrics 118:322-9. 2006
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint International Primary Care Respiratory Group (IPCRG) Guidelines: diagnosis of respiratory diseases in primary care
    Mark L Levy
    Division of Community Health Sciences GP section, University of Edinburgh, 20 West Richmond Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DX, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 15:20-34. 2006
    ..It uses a symptom-based approach, and includes original questionnaires and diagnostic guides to help the primary care clinician proceed systematically through the diagnostic process...
  28. ncbi request reprint Silent pain sufferers
    Emmeline Watkins
    Department of Epidemiology, AstraZeneca, Wilmington, Deleware, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 81:167-71. 2006
    ..To evaluate the proportion and characteristics of patients with chronic pain who do not seek treatment and assess whether these patients have unmet pain care needs...
  29. ncbi request reprint Asthma among rural Minnesota adolescents
    Wendy M Brunner
    Chronic Disease and Environmental Epidemiology Section, Minnesota Department of Health, St Paul, Minnesota 55440 9441, USA
    J Asthma 42:787-92. 2005
    ..Despite the apparent protective effect of farm residence, asthma remains a significant public health issue among rural Minnesota adolescents...
  30. ncbi request reprint Asthma screening, case identification and treatment in school-based programs
    Barbara P Yawn
    Olmsted Medical Center and Department of Family and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Rochester, Minnesota 55904, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 12:23-7. 2006
    ..In 2005, school-based asthma work focused on two areas: identification of unrecognized asthma and management of under-treated asthma...
  31. ncbi request reprint Resource utilization in asthma: combined fluticasone propionate/salmeterol compared with inhaled corticosteroids
    Howard S Friedman
    Analytic Solutions, LLC, New York, NY 10012, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:427-34. 2007
    ..The consequences of this variance from guideline recommendations are not well described...
  32. ncbi request reprint COPD--the primary care perspective: addressing epidemiology, pathology, diagnosis, treatment of smoking's multiple morbidities and the patient's perspective
    Barbara P Yawn
    Department of Research, Olmsted Medical Center, Rochester, MN 55904, USA
    COPD 4:67-83. 2007
  33. doi request reprint A population in pain: report from the Olmsted County health study
    Emmeline A Watkins
    AstraZeneca, Department of Epidemiology, Wilmington, Delaware, USA
    Pain Med 9:166-74. 2008
    ..Pain is poorly understood on a population level. This study provides updated estimates of the prevalence, location, severity, and impact of pain in a U.S. community and discusses current definitions of "chronic" pain...
  34. ncbi request reprint The potential biases in studying the relationship between asthma and microbial infection
    Young J Juhn
    Mayo Clinic Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Asthma 44:827-32. 2007
    ..To assess bias in parent reports of asthma status of children and detection bias of medical records-based asthma ascertainment and to examine effects of such bias on the association between asthma status and infections...
  35. ncbi request reprint Why parents seek medical evaluations for their children with mild acute illnesses
    Robert G Voigt
    Departments of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 47:244-51. 2008
    ..4; 95% confidence interval, 0.1-1.0; P = .044). The data highlight the problems working parents have in accessing health care during usual working hours and the potential value of convenient health care programs...
  36. ncbi request reprint Characterization of asthma status by parent report and medical record review
    Kwang Ha Yoo
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 120:1468-9. 2007
  37. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of the incidence and complication rates of herpes zoster before zoster vaccine introduction
    Barbara P Yawn
    Department of Research, Olmsted Medical Center, 210 Ninth St SE, Rochester, MN, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 82:1341-9. 2007
    ..To establish accurate, up-to-date, baseline epidemiological data for herpes zoster (HZ) before the introduction of the recently licensed HZ vaccine...
  38. ncbi request reprint Spirometry can be done in family physicians' offices and alters clinical decisions in management of asthma and COPD
    Barbara P Yawn
    Olmsted Medical Center, Department of Research, 210 Ninth St SE, Rochester, MN 55904, USA
    Chest 132:1162-8. 2007
    ..While many patients with asthma and COPD are cared for by primary care practices, limited data are available on the use and results associated with spirometry in primary care...
  39. ncbi request reprint An official ATS workshop report: issues in screening for asthma in children
    Lynn B Gerald
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 4:133-41. 2007
  40. ncbi request reprint Postpartum depression screening: importance, methods, barriers, and recommendations for practice
    Dwenda K Gjerdingen
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 20:280-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this review is to discuss the potential benefit of mass screening for improving postpartum depression recognition and outcomes...
  41. ncbi request reprint Asthma treatment in a population-based cohort: putting step-up and step-down treatment changes in context
    Barbara P Yawn
    Department of Research, Olmsted Medical Center, 210 Ninth St SE, Rochester, MN 55904, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 82:414-21. 2007
    ..To assess the frequency and types of visits related to modifications in the intensity of asthma medications...
  42. pmc The gender specific frequency of risk factor and CHD diagnoses prior to incident MI: a community study
    Barbara P Yawn
    Department of Research, Olmsted Medical Center, Rochester, MN, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 8:18. 2007
    ..Earlier recognition of CHD may be associated with higher levels of recognition and treatment of CHD risk factors that may delay incident AMI. To assess timing of CHD and CHD risk factor diagnoses prior to incident AMI...
  43. ncbi request reprint Measuring asthma quality in primary care: can we develop better measures?
    Barbara P Yawn
    Department of Primary Care Research, Olmsted Medical Center, 210 Ninth St SE Rochester, MN 55904, USA
    Respir Med 100:26-33. 2006
    ..This work lays the foundation for a quality improvement initiative that provides practice-specific feedback related directly to clinical activities completed for individual patients with asthma...
  44. pmc Variation in the ecology of medical care
    George E Fryer
    The Robert Graham Center, American Academy of Family Physicians, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Ann Fam Med 1:81-9. 2003
    ..We wanted to quantify how the location in which medical care is delivered in the United States varies with the sociodemographic characteristics and health care arrangements of the individual person...
  45. ncbi request reprint Changing epidemiology of hepatitis B in a U.S. community
    W Ray Kim
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Mayo 16E, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Hepatology 39:811-6. 2004
    ..69) and age greater than 40 years (OR = 2.32 per decade). In conclusion, in this Midwestern community, chronic HBV infection was predominantly seen in immigrants from endemic parts of the world...
  46. ncbi request reprint Temporal and gender-related trends in brain metastases from lung and breast cancer
    Barbara P Yawn
    Olmsted Medical Center, Rochester, USA
    Minn Med 86:32-7. 2003
    ..This difference was constant over the time period. This twofold difference in brain metastases detected in women versus men with lung cancer deserves further evaluation and confirmation...
  47. ncbi request reprint Provider satisfaction in clinical encounters with ethnic immigrant patients
    Celia C Kamath
    Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 78:1353-60. 2003
    ..To determine whether physicians' satisfaction in clinical encounters with ethnic immigrant patients differs from satisfaction in clinical encounters with white patients in the local community...
  48. ncbi request reprint Incidence of heart failure after myocardial infarction: is it changing over time?
    Jens P Hellermann
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:1101-7. 2003
    ..This suggests that improved survival after MI is unlikely to be a major contributor to the heart failure epidemic...
  49. ncbi request reprint Outcome results of a school-based screening program for undertreated asthma
    Barbara P Yawn
    Department of Research, Olmsted Medical Center, Rochester, Minnesota 55904, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 90:508-15. 2003
    ..Guideline dissemination and clinician education have met with variable success. School-based identification of children with potentially undertreated asthma may provide an alternative strategy for improving asthma management in children...
  50. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of school-based spirometry screening for asthma
    Jill M Abramson
    Dept of Research, Olmsted Medical Center, 210 Ninth St, SE, Rochester, MN 55904, USA
    J Sch Health 73:150-3. 2003
    ..Without further study, spirometry cannot be recommended for school-based asthma screening...
  51. ncbi request reprint Are we ready for universal school-based asthma screening?: An outcomes evaluation
    Barbara P Yawn
    Olmsted Medical Center, 210 Ninth St SE, Rochester, MN 55904, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:1256-62. 2002
    ..Asthma is the most common chronic condition of childhood and a common reason for school absenteeism and use of school health services. Unrecognized but symptomatic childhood asthma may be adding to this school burden...
  52. ncbi request reprint Coronary disease surveillance in Olmsted County objectives and methodology
    Veronique L Roger
    Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street, SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:593-601. 2002
    ..The combination of standardized methodology and of the longitudinal data via the record linkage system of the Rochester Epidemiology Project will allow reliable measures of CHD trends and help define preventive strategies...
  53. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of the prevalence of asthma in a community population of school-age children
    Barbara P Yawn
    Department of Research, Olmsted Medical Center, Rochester, Minnesota 55904, USA
    J Pediatr 140:576-81. 2002
    ..To describe the age and sex rates and temporal trends in new asthma diagnoses and associations with race and socio-economic status...
  54. ncbi request reprint Impact of case ascertainment on recent trends in diabetes incidence in Rochester, Minnesota
    James P Burke
    Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:859-65. 2002
    ..181) from 1987 to 1994, while the incidence of diabetes increased (p = 0.033). Thus, the authors conclude that the increase in diabetes incidence accelerated over the last quinquennium and was not due to increased surveillance...
  55. ncbi request reprint Development and maintenance of a community-based hepatitis C registry
    Barbara P Yawn
    Department of Clinical Research, Olmsted Medical Center, Rochester, MN 55904, USA
    Am J Manag Care 8:253-61. 2002
    ..To develop a model for community-population- or health system-based registries of all patients with diagnosed hepatitis C, to facilitate clinical care and epidemiologic studies...
  56. pmc Test-retest reproducibility of heart rate recovery after treadmill exercise
    Barbara P Yawn
    Department of Research, Olmsted Medical Center, Rochester, MN 55904, USA
    Ann Fam Med 1:236-41. 2003
    ..Although HRR has been tested in large populations, the short-term test-retest stability (reproducibility) of abnormal HRR for an individual has not been assessed...
  57. pmc Management of patients with hepatitis C in a community population: diagnosis, discussions, and decisions to treat
    Liliana Gazzuola Rocca
    Department of Clinical Research, Olmsted Medical Center, Rochester, Minn 55904, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:116-24. 2004
    ..The rate of hepatitis C treatment is low, however. This study explores the frequency of hepatitis C treatment, documented discussions of treatment consideration, and the reasons treatment may not be offered in a community population...
  58. ncbi request reprint Trends in the incidence and survival of patients with hospitalized myocardial infarction, Olmsted County, Minnesota, 1979 to 1994
    Veronique L Roger
    From the Mayo Clinic, Mayo Foundation, and Olmsted Medical Group, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Intern Med 136:341-8. 2002
    ..Evidence indicates that deaths from coronary disease are decreasing less in elderly persons and women. Understanding the determinants of these trends is important for prevention...
  59. pmc Using the ecology model to describe the impact of asthma on patterns of health care
    Barbara P Yawn
    Department of Research, Olmsted Medical Center, Rochester, MN 55904, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 5:7. 2005
    ..The ecology of medical care model may provide a useful framework to describe the use of health services in people with asthma compared to those without asthma and identify subgroups with apparent gaps in care...
  60. ncbi request reprint Interrater reliability: completing the methods description in medical records review studies
    Barbara P Yawn
    Department of Research, Olmsted Medical Center, Rochester, MN 55904, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:974-7. 2005
    ..IRR information should be required for all large medical records studies...
  61. ncbi request reprint Identification of women's coronary heart disease and risk factors prior to first myocardial infarction
    Barbara P Yawn
    Department of Research, Olmsted Medical Center, Rochester, Minnesota 55904, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:1087-100. 2004
    ..To understand when women's coronary heart disease (CHD) and CHD risk factors are recognized prior to first myocardial infarction (MI)...
  62. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of school-based asthma and allergy screening questionnaires in a 4-city study
    Susan Redline
    School Nurse News 21:12-4. 2004
  63. ncbi request reprint Asthma severity: the patient's perspective
    Barbara P Yawn
    Department of Research, Olmsted Medical Center, Rochester, Minnesota 55904, USA
    J Asthma 41:623-30. 2004
    ..A large nationally diverse sample of asthma patients' self-assessment of severity is available but has not been analyzed to look at asthma severity from the patients' perspective...
  64. ncbi request reprint Participatory research in rural primary care
    Barbara P Yawn
    Olmsted Medical Center, Rochester, USA
    Minn Med 87:52-4. 2004
    ..This article gives one example of participatory research used to help translate asthma guidelines into primary care in rural Minnesota practices...
  65. ncbi request reprint Ovarian cancer: the neglected diagnosis
    Barbara P Yawn
    Department of Research, Olmsted Medical Center, 210 Ninth St SE, Rochester, MN 55904, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 79:1277-82. 2004
    ..To investigate presenting signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer and stage of tumor in a community cohort of women with the diagnosis of ovarian cancer...
  66. ncbi request reprint Trends in heart failure incidence and survival in a community-based population
    Veronique L Roger
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minn 55095, USA
    JAMA 292:344-50. 2004
    ..The epidemic of heart failure has yet to be fully investigated, and data on incidence, survival, and sex-specific temporal trends in community-based populations are limited...
  67. ncbi request reprint Incidence and characterization of diagnosed endometriosis in a geographically defined population
    Cynthia L Leibson
    Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Fertil Steril 82:314-21. 2004
    ..We examined whether widespread use of laparoscopy was accompanied by increased diagnosis of asymptomatic endometriosis, inflated rates of diagnosis, or changes in the clinical spectrum of disease...
  68. ncbi request reprint The risk of hydrosalpinx formation and adnexectomy following tubal ligation and subsequent hysterectomy: a historical cohort study
    Abraham N Morse
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:1273-6. 2006
    ..The objective of the study was to further investigate a previous finding that tubal sterilization followed by hysterectomy was associated with hydrosalpinx formation...
  69. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of school-based asthma and allergy screening questionnaires in a 4-city study
    Susan Redline
    Department of Pediatrics Case Western Reserve University and Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 93:36-48. 2004
    ..Asthma and allergies are commonly undiagnosed in children. Schools provide settings for potentially accessing almost all children for asthma and allergy screening...
  70. ncbi request reprint Defining unrecognized myocardial infarction: a call for standardized electrocardiographic diagnostic criteria
    Khawaja Afzal Ammar
    Department of Internal Medicine, Olmsted Medical Center, Rochester, MN 55904, USA
    Am Heart J 148:277-84. 2004
    ..We sought to summarize the rationale behind the various UMI-ECG definitions and to suggest an approach to develop uniform criteria...
  71. ncbi request reprint Incidence, clinical spectrum, and outcomes of primary sclerosing cholangitis in a United States community
    Kiran Bambha
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Medical School, Clinic and Foundation, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Gastroenterology 125:1364-9. 2003
    ..The epidemiology of primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) in the United States is unknown. We report the incidence, clinical spectrum, and outcomes of PSC in Olmsted County, Minnesota...
  72. pmc Enhancing COPD management in primary care settings
    Jill A Foster
    Outcomes, Inc, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    MedGenMed 9:24. 2007
    ..Although clinical practice guidelines have been developed for COPD, their influence on primary care practice is unclear...
  73. ncbi request reprint Impaired functional status and echocardiographic abnormalities signifying global dysfunction enhance the prognostic significance of previously unrecognized myocardial infarction detected by electrocardiography
    Khawaja Afzal Ammar
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 12:27-37. 2007
    ..The relationship between electrocardiographic unrecognized myocardial infarction (UMI), abnormal functional status, echocardiographic abnormalities, and mortality has not been evaluated...