Steven H Woolf

Summary

Affiliation: Virginia Commonwealth University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The power of prevention and what it requires
    Steven H Woolf
    Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1200 E Broad St, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    JAMA 299:2437-9. 2008
  2. pmc Developing clinical practice guidelines: target audiences, identifying topics for guidelines, guideline group composition and functioning and conflicts of interest
    Martin P Eccles
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Baddiley Clark building, Richardson Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AX, UK
    Implement Sci 7:60. 2012
  3. pmc Developing clinical practice guidelines: reviewing, reporting, and publishing guidelines; updating guidelines; and the emerging issues of enhancing guideline implementability and accounting for comorbid conditions in guideline development
    Paul Shekelle
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA 90407, USA
    Implement Sci 7:62. 2012
  4. pmc Developing clinical practice guidelines: types of evidence and outcomes; values and economics, synthesis, grading, and presentation and deriving recommendations
    Steven Woolf
    Department of Family Medicine and Center on Human Needs, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Implement Sci 7:61. 2012
  5. pmc The development of a web- and a print-based decision aid for prostate cancer screening
    Caroline S Dorfman
    Department of Oncology, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007 2401, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 10:12. 2010
  6. pmc Giving everyone the health of the educated: an examination of whether social change would save more lives than medical advances
    Steven H Woolf
    Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0251, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:679-83. 2007
  7. pmc A string of mistakes: the importance of cascade analysis in describing, counting, and preventing medical errors
    Steven H Woolf
    Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:317-26. 2004
  8. pmc The health impact of resolving racial disparities: an analysis of US mortality data
    Steven H Woolf
    Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, 3712 Charles Stewart Dr, Fairfax, VA 22033, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:2078-81. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Unwanted control: how patients in the primary care setting decide about screening for prostate cancer
    Steven H Woolf
    Department of Family Practice, Virginia Commonwealth University, 3712 Charles Stewart Drive, Fairfax, VA 22033, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 56:116-24. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Potential health and economic consequences of misplaced priorities
    Steven H Woolf
    Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, West Hospital, Richmond, VA 23298 0251, USA
    JAMA 297:523-6. 2007

Research Grants

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Publications66

  1. doi request reprint The power of prevention and what it requires
    Steven H Woolf
    Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1200 E Broad St, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    JAMA 299:2437-9. 2008
  2. pmc Developing clinical practice guidelines: target audiences, identifying topics for guidelines, guideline group composition and functioning and conflicts of interest
    Martin P Eccles
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Baddiley Clark building, Richardson Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AX, UK
    Implement Sci 7:60. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Developing clinical practice guidelines: reviewing, reporting, and publishing guidelines; updating guidelines; and the emerging issues of enhancing guideline implementability and accounting for comorbid conditions in guideline development
    Paul Shekelle
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA 90407, USA
    Implement Sci 7:62. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Developing clinical practice guidelines: types of evidence and outcomes; values and economics, synthesis, grading, and presentation and deriving recommendations
    Steven Woolf
    Department of Family Medicine and Center on Human Needs, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Implement Sci 7:61. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc The development of a web- and a print-based decision aid for prostate cancer screening
    Caroline S Dorfman
    Department of Oncology, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007 2401, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 10:12. 2010
    ..We describe the development of two DAs, a booklet and an interactive website, each with a values clarification component and designed for use in diverse settings...
  6. pmc Giving everyone the health of the educated: an examination of whether social change would save more lives than medical advances
    Steven H Woolf
    Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0251, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:679-83. 2007
    ..We examined whether correcting the social conditions that account for excess deaths among individuals with inadequate education might save more lives than medical advances (e.g., new drugs and devices)...
  7. pmc A string of mistakes: the importance of cascade analysis in describing, counting, and preventing medical errors
    Steven H Woolf
    Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:317-26. 2004
    ..We sought to determine whether cascade analysis is of value in clarifying the epidemiology and causes of errors and whether physician reports are sensitive to the impact of errors on patients...
  8. pmc The health impact of resolving racial disparities: an analysis of US mortality data
    Steven H Woolf
    Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, 3712 Charles Stewart Dr, Fairfax, VA 22033, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:2078-81. 2004
    ..Medical advances averted 176,633 deaths, but equalizing the mortality rates of Whites and African Americans would have averted 886,202 deaths. Achieving equity may do more for health than perfecting the technology of care...
  9. ncbi request reprint Unwanted control: how patients in the primary care setting decide about screening for prostate cancer
    Steven H Woolf
    Department of Family Practice, Virginia Commonwealth University, 3712 Charles Stewart Drive, Fairfax, VA 22033, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 56:116-24. 2005
    ..Further research is needed to understand this phenomenon and to better accommodate patients' desire for shared decision-making...
  10. ncbi request reprint Potential health and economic consequences of misplaced priorities
    Steven H Woolf
    Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, West Hospital, Richmond, VA 23298 0251, USA
    JAMA 297:523-6. 2007
  11. ncbi request reprint The rising prevalence of severe poverty in America: a growing threat to public health
    Steven H Woolf
    Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0251, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:332-341. 2006
    ..Of particular concern is whether severe poverty is increasing, a trend that would carry important public health implications...
  12. ncbi request reprint A sense of priorities for the healthcare commons
    Steven H Woolf
    School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:99-102. 2006
    ..The crisis facing health care requires society to function as a community to use limited resources in ways that maximize the public good...
  13. pmc Putting it together: finding success in behavior change through integration of services
    Steven H Woolf
    Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond 22033, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:S20-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this analysis and commentary was to explore the rationale for an integrated approach, within and outside the office, to help patients pursue healthy behaviors...
  14. ncbi request reprint Weighing the evidence to formulate dietary guidelines
    Steven H Woolf
    Family Medicine, Epidemiology and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, Fairfax, Virginia 22033, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 25:277S-284S. 2006
    ..A hallmark of evidence-based guidelines is making explicit the strength of recommendations and the quality of the evidence on which they are based. Grading systems are commonly used to rate the quality of the supporting evidence...
  15. ncbi request reprint Promoting informed choice: transforming health care to dispense knowledge for decision making
    Steven H Woolf
    Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, West Hospital, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0251, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:293-300. 2005
    ..Today's health care system is unprepared for the convergence of these 2 burgeoning domains, and the need to address systemic deficiencies will grow more urgent over time...
  16. ncbi request reprint Society's choice: the tradeoff between efficacy and equity and the lives at stake
    Steven H Woolf
    Departments of Family Practice, Preventive Medicine and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:49-56. 2004
    ..Adverse socioeconomic conditions-chief among the many causes of disparities-could be eased through bold socioeconomic reforms. Society has the resources to enable the disadvantaged to attain better health but pursues other priorities...
  17. pmc A practice-sponsored Web site to help patients pursue healthy behaviors: an ACORN study
    Steven H Woolf
    Departments of Family Medicine, Epidemiology, and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA corrected
    Ann Fam Med 4:148-52. 2006
    ..We tested whether patients are more likely to pursue healthy behaviors (eg, physical activity, smoking cessation) if referred to a tailored Web site that provides valuable information for behavior change...
  18. doi request reprint Where health disparities begin: the role of social and economic determinants--and why current policies may make matters worse
    Steven H Woolf
    Department of Family Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:1852-9. 2011
    ..A shortsighted political focus on reducing spending in these areas could actually increase medical costs by magnifying disease burden and widening health disparities...
  19. doi request reprint Citizen-centered health promotion: building collaborations to facilitate healthy living
    Steven H Woolf
    Department of Family Medicine and Center on Human Needs, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0251, USA
    Am J Prev Med 40:S38-47. 2011
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  20. ncbi request reprint Future health consequences of the current decline in US household income
    Steven H Woolf
    Department of Family Medicine and Epidemiology and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, West Hospital, Richmond, VA 23298 0251, USA
    JAMA 298:1931-3. 2007
  21. pmc Avertable deaths associated with household income in Virginia
    Steven H Woolf
    VCU Center on Human Needs, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0251, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:750-5. 2010
    ..We estimated how many deaths would be averted if the entire population of Virginia experienced the mortality rates of the 5 most affluent counties or cities...
  22. ncbi request reprint Patient safety is not enough: targeting quality improvements to optimize the health of the population
    Steven H Woolf
    Department of Family Practice, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia 22033, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:33-6. 2004
    ..The public's well-being requires policymakers to view the system as a whole and consider the potential effect on overall population health when prioritizing care improvements and system redesigns...
  23. doi request reprint The meaning of translational research and why it matters
    Steven H Woolf
    Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, West Hospital, 1200 E Broad St, PO Box 980251, Richmond, VA 23298 0251, USA
    JAMA 299:211-3. 2008
  24. doi request reprint An electronic linkage system for health behavior counseling effect on delivery of the 5A's
    Alex H Krist
    Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0251, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S350-8. 2008
    ..A system that could increase referrals through an efficient collaborative partnership between community programs and clinicians could have major public health implications; such was the subject of this feasibility evaluation...
  25. doi request reprint Patient costs as a barrier to intensive health behavior counseling
    Alex H Krist
    Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0251, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:344-8. 2010
    ..Although intensive health behavior counseling has been demonstrated to help patients lose weight and quit smoking, many payers offer limited coverage for such counseling...
  26. pmc Patient reports of preventable problems and harms in primary health care
    Anton J Kuzel
    Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:333-40. 2004
    ..The principal aims of this study were to develop patient-focused typologies of medical errors and harms in primary care settings and to discern which medical errors and harms seem to be the most important...
  27. ncbi request reprint Patient weight counseling choices and outcomes following a primary care and community collaborative intervention
    Diane B Wilson
    Department of Internal Medicine and Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 79:338-43. 2010
    ..We tested a clinician-delivered intervention that utilized community resources for in-depth counseling for unhealthy behaviors including overweight...
  28. pmc Patient education on prostate cancer screening and involvement in decision making
    Alex H Krist
    Department of Family Medicine, Fairfax Family Practice Residency, Virginia Commonwealth University, Fairfax, VA 22033, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:112-9. 2007
    ..Many clinicians lack resources to engage patients in shared decision making for prostate cancer screening. We sought to evaluate whether previsit educational decision aids facilitate shared decision making...
  29. pmc Interactive preventive health record to enhance delivery of recommended care: a randomized trial
    Alex H Krist
    Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0251, USA
    Ann Fam Med 10:312-9. 2012
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  30. ncbi request reprint Patient perceptions of how physicians communicate during prostate cancer screening discussions: a comparison of residents and faculty
    J William Kerns
    Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia, USA
    Fam Med 40:181-7. 2008
    ..National organizations recommend shared decision making (SDM) in these discussions...
  31. doi request reprint Bridging primary care practices and communities to promote healthy behaviors
    Rebecca S Etz
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Somerset, New Jersey 08873, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S390-7. 2008
    ..Primary care practices able to create linkages with community resources may be more successful at helping patients to make and sustain health behavior changes...
  32. pmc How physicians approach prostate cancer screening before and after losing a lawsuit
    Alex H Krist
    Department of Family Medicine, Fairfax Family Practice Residency, Virginia Commonwealth University, Fairfax, VA 22033, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:120-5. 2007
    ..A natural experiment (a study assessing shared decision making under way at the practice that was sued) enabled us to evaluate whether physicians changed their prostate cancer screening behavior after the lawsuit...
  33. doi request reprint Promoting primary care smoking-cessation support with quitlines: the QuitLink Randomized Controlled Trial
    Stephen F Rothemich
    Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, 23298 0251, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:367-74. 2010
    ..S. primary care practices, it is difficult to provide more than brief advice to quit in the course of routine work. Telephone quitlines can deliver effective intensive counseling, but few collaborate closely with clinicians...
  34. pmc Effect on cessation counseling of documenting smoking status as a routine vital sign: an ACORN study
    Stephen F Rothemich
    Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0251, USA
    Ann Fam Med 6:60-8. 2008
    ..We examined whether the vital sign intervention influences patient-reported frequency and intensity of tobacco cessation counseling...
  35. pmc Designing a patient-centered personal health record to promote preventive care
    Alex H Krist
    Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 11:73. 2011
    ....
  36. pmc The relative importance of patient-reported barriers to colorectal cancer screening
    Resa M Jones
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0212, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:499-507. 2010
    ..Colorectal cancer (CRC) screening rates are suboptimal. The most important barriers identified by patients are poorly understood. A comprehensive assessment of barriers to all recommended modalities is needed...
  37. pmc Patient-reported barriers to colorectal cancer screening: a mixed-methods analysis
    Resa M Jones
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:508-16. 2010
    ..Prior research has quantified how often patients encounter these challenges but has generally not revealed their complex perspective and experience with barriers...
  38. pmc It takes a partnership: the value of collaboration in developing and promoting a Web site for primary care patients
    Alex H Krist
    Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Fairfax, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:S47-9. 2005
  39. pmc The break-even point: when medical advances are less important than improving the fidelity with which they are delivered
    Steven H Woolf
    Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Fairfax, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:545-52. 2005
    ..Health, economic, and moral arguments make the case for spending less on technological advances and more on improving systems for delivering care...
  40. ncbi request reprint Title VII funding and physician practice in rural or low-income areas
    Alex H Krist
    Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    J Rural Health 21:3-11. 2005
    ..Whether Title VII funding enhances physician supply in underserved areas has not clearly been established...
  41. ncbi request reprint Timing of repeat colonoscopy: disparity between guidelines and endoscopists' recommendation
    Alex H Krist
    Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:471-8. 2007
    ..The study objective was to examine whether endoscopists' recommendations for repeat colonoscopy, as communicated to primary care clinicians after the procedure, adhered to published guidelines...
  42. pmc Is discussion of colorectal cancer screening options associated with heightened patient confusion?
    Resa M Jones
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0212, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2821-5. 2010
    ..We examined whether patients reported confusion about the options and whether confusion was associated with socio-demographic characteristics, number of options discussed, and adherence...
  43. ncbi request reprint Making the case for a qualitative study of medical errors in primary care
    Anton J Kuzel
    Department of Family Practice, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Qual Health Res 13:743-80. 2003
    ..The authors make explicit the anticipated concerns of reviewers more accustomed to quantitative research proposals and the arguments and strategies employed to address them...
  44. ncbi request reprint One minute for prevention: the power of leveraging to fulfill the promise of health behavior counseling
    Kurt C Stange
    Department of Family Medicine, Epidemiology and Biostatistics Sociology, Case Western Reserve University, and the Ireland Comprehensive Cancer Center at University Hospitals of Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    Am J Prev Med 22:320-3. 2002
  45. ncbi request reprint The top priority: building a better system for tobacco-cessation counseling
    C Tracy Orleans
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Princeton, New Jersey 08543, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:103-6. 2006
  46. ncbi request reprint Screening adults for type 2 diabetes: a review of the evidence for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Russell Harris
    Sheps Center for Health Services Research, 725 Airport Road, CB 7590, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 2949, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:215-29. 2003
    ..Type 2 diabetes mellitus is associated with a heavy burden of suffering. Screening for diabetes is controversial...
  47. ncbi request reprint Screening for chlamydia infection: recommendations and rationale. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Alfred O Berg
    US Preventive Forces Task Force, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Am J Nurs 102:87-92; discussion 93. 2002
  48. pmc Inattention to the fidelity of health care delivery is costing lives
    Steven H Woolf
    Am J Public Health 97:1732-3; author reply 1733. 2007
  49. ncbi request reprint What if we were equal? A comparison of the black-white mortality gap in 1960 and 2000
    David Satcher
    National Center for Primary Care, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:459-64. 2005
    ..In contrast, SMR improved in African American women. Using 2002 data, an estimated 83,570 excess deaths each year could be prevented in the United States if this black-white mortality gap could be eliminated...
  50. ncbi request reprint Shared decision making about screening and chemoprevention. a suggested approach from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Stacey L Sheridan
    Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:56-66. 2004
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  51. ncbi request reprint Informed decision making: what is its role in cancer screening?
    Barbara K Rimer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7295, USA
    Cancer 101:1214-28. 2004
    ..More work is needed in this area as well. In addition, research is needed to learn how to incorporate IDM into ongoing clinical practice and to determine whether there are unintended negative consequences of IDM...
  52. ncbi request reprint The liability of giving patients a choice: shared decision making and prostate cancer
    Steven H Woolf
    Am Fam Physician 71:1871-2. 2005
  53. ncbi request reprint Screening for postmenopausal osteoporosis: a review of the evidence for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Heidi D Nelson
    Oregon Health and Science University, and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Mail Code BICC 504, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    Ann Intern Med 137:529-41. 2002
    ..Although osteoporotic fractures present an enormous health burden, it is not clear whether screening to identify high-risk persons is appropriate...
  54. ncbi request reprint Use of epoetin in patients with cancer: evidence-based clinical practice guidelines of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Hematology
    J Douglas Rizzo
    Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Blood 100:2303-20. 2002
    ..Therefore, for anemic patients with hematologic malignancies it is recommended that physicians initiate conventional therapy and observe hematologic response before considering use of epoetin...
  55. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer screening: a summary of the evidence for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Linda L Humphrey
    Oregon Health and Science University and Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Mailcode BICC, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97201 3098, USA
    Ann Intern Med 137:347-60. 2002
    ..To synthesize new data on breast cancer screening for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force...
  56. ncbi request reprint Chemoprevention of breast cancer: a summary of the evidence for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Linda S Kinsinger
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Program on Prevention, CB 7508, Wing D, Room 383, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7508, USA
    Ann Intern Med 137:59-69. 2002
    ..Chemoprevention offers promise as a strategy for reducing morbidity and mortality from breast cancer in women. This review examined the evidence for the effectiveness of chemoprevention in women without a history of breast cancer...
  57. ncbi request reprint Use of epoetin in patients with cancer: evidence-based clinical practice guidelines of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Hematology
    J Douglas Rizzo
    Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:4083-107. 2002
    ..Therefore, for anemic patients with hematologic malignancies, it is recommended that physicians initiate conventional therapy and observe hematologic response before considering use of epoetin...
  58. ncbi request reprint A smarter strategy? Reflections on fecal DNA screening for colorectal cancer
    Steven H Woolf
    N Engl J Med 351:2755-8. 2004
  59. doi request reprint External validity reporting in prevention research
    Kevin Patrick
    Am J Prev Med 34:260-2. 2008
  60. ncbi request reprint Do dietary guidelines explain the obesity epidemic?
    Steven H Woolf
    Am J Prev Med 34:263-5; discussion 266. 2008
  61. ncbi request reprint Use of beryllium lymphocyte proliferation testing for screening of asymptomatic individuals: an evidence-based assessment
    Jonathan Borak
    Department of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:937-47. 2006
    ..We reviewed published data describing use of beryllium lymphocyte proliferation testing (BeLPT) to determine the appropriateness of BeLPT for screening asymptomatic individuals...
  62. ncbi request reprint Simplifying the language of evidence to improve patient care: Strength of recommendation taxonomy (SORT): a patient-centered approach to grading evidence in medical literature
    Mark H Ebell
    Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, MI USA E mail
    J Fam Pract 53:111-20. 2004
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  63. pmc Health and economic benefits of reducing the number of students per classroom in US primary schools
    Peter Muennig
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:2020-7. 2007
    ..We estimated the costs associated with reducing class sizes in kindergarten through grade 3 as well as the effects of small class sizes on selected outcomes such as quality-adjusted life-years and future earnings...
  64. ncbi request reprint Newborn hearing screening: recommendations and rationale
    Alfred O Berg
    Am J Nurs 102:83-9. 2002
  65. ncbi request reprint Strength of recommendation taxonomy (SORT): a patient-centered approach to grading evidence in the medical literature
    Mark H Ebell
    Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
    Am Fam Physician 69:548-56. 2004
    ..Levels of evidence from 1 to 3 for individual studies also are defined. We hope that consistent use of this taxonomy will improve the ability of authors and readers to communicate about the translation of research into practice...
  66. ncbi request reprint Strength of recommendation taxonomy (SORT): a patient-centered approach to grading evidence in the medical literature
    Mark H Ebell
    Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, MI, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 17:59-67. 2004
    ..Levels of evidence from 1 to 3 for individual studies also are defined. We hope that consistent use of this taxonomy will improve the ability of authors and readers to communicate about the translation of research into practice...

Research Grants1

  1. Patient-Reported Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening
    Steven Woolf; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Provider and patient focus groups will inform final interpretation of the barriers survey results. The study will provide essential data for prioritizing strategies to improve CRC screening rates. ..