Affiliation: West Virginia University
- Caring for latino patientsGregory Juckett
West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV, USA
Am Fam Physician 87:48-54. 2013..Some cultural barriers may be overcome by using the "teach back" technique to ensure that directions are correctly understood and by creating a welcoming health care environment for Latino patients...
- Evaluation of chronic diarrheaGregory Juckett
West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA
Am Fam Physician 84:1119-26. 2011..This narrows the list of diagnostic possibilities and reduces unnecessary testing. Empiric therapy is justified when a specific diagnosis is strongly suspected and follow-up is available...
- Venomous snakebites in the United States: management review and updateGregory Juckett
West Virginia University School of Medicine, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, Morgantown 26506, USA
Am Fam Physician 65:1367-74. 2002..Surgical intervention with fasciotomy is now reserved for rare cases. Snakebite prevention should be taught to patients...
- Avian influenza: preparing for a pandemicGregory Juckett
Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506, USA
Am Fam Physician 74:783-90. 2006..Nonpharmacologic measures will include the use of masks, social distancing, quarantine, travel restrictions, and increasing the emergency capacity of health care systems...
- Management of keloids and hypertrophic scarsGregory Juckett
West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
Am Fam Physician 80:253-60. 2009..Despite the popularity of over-the-counter herb-based creams, the evidence for their use is mixed, and there is little evidence that vitamin E is helpful...
- Human papillomavirus: clinical manifestations and preventionGregory Juckett
West Virginia University Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
Am Fam Physician 82:1209-13. 2010..Condom use is only partially protective against human papillomavirus infection. The two human papillomavirus vaccines are most effective if given to girls before the onset of sexual activity...
- The African eye worm: a case report and reviewSadia Ali
Section of Infectious Diseases, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA
J Travel Med 15:50-2. 2008..Hence also known as the eye worm.(1) It is rarely encountered in the United States among travelers and immigrants. This report describes a case of loiasis in a Cameroonian student seen at a US university clinic...
- Cross-cultural medicineGregory Juckett
West Virginia University School of Medicine, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506, USA
Am Fam Physician 72:2267-74. 2005..Efforts directed toward instituting more culturally relevant health care enrich the physician-patient relationship and improve patient rapport, adherence, and outcomes...
- Travel medicine 2005Gregory Juckett
West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, USA
W V Med J 100:222-5. 2004..These may be warranted depending on duration of travel and destination risk...