Deborah J Ossip
Affiliation: University of Rochester
- Does the number of free nicotine patches given to smokers calling a quitline influence quit rates: results from a quasi-experimental studyK Michael Cummings
Department of Health Behavior, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY, USA
BMC Public Health 10:181. 2010..This study tests the hypothesis that smokers who call a telephone quitline and are given more free nicotine patches would report higher quit rates upon follow-up 12 months later...
- Tobacco use in six economically disadvantaged communities in the Dominican RepublicDeborah J Ossip-Klein
Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 10:851-60. 2008..Although it is expected that the reported prevalence of tobacco use and health conditions represent underestimates, these figures provide a starting point for understanding tobacco use and its prevalence in the Dominican Republic...
- Smokers ages 50+: who gets physician advice to quit?D J Ossip-Klein
Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
Prev Med 31:364-9. 2000..Health care provider interventions enhance quitting. The present study examined perceived influence of physician advice to quit and characteristics of subjects receiving this advice...
- Benchmarking implementation of a computerized system for long-term careDeborah J Ossip-Klein
Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 704, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
Am J Med Qual 17:94-102. 2002..The benchmarking steps described are replicable and can be used to guide implementation of other new systems in the nursing home setting...
- Quitlines in North America: evidence base and applicationsDeborah J Ossip-Klein
James P Wilmot Cancer Center, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
Am J Med Sci 326:201-5. 2003..The evidence base for both reactive and proactive services is reviewed, and future directions to continue to advance the field are discussed...
- Vapors produced by electronic cigarettes and e-juices with flavorings induce toxicity, oxidative stress, and inflammatory response in lung epithelial cells and in mouse lungChad A Lerner
Department of Environmental Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, United States of America
PLoS ONE 10:e0116732. 2015..Thus, exposure to e-cig aerosols/juices incurs measurable oxidative and inflammatory responses in lung cells and tissues that could lead to unrealized health consequences. ..
- Tobacco use in the Dominican Republic: understanding the culture firstA M Dozier
Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
Tob Control 15:i30-6. 2006..To conduct formative research on the landscape of tobacco use to guide survey and subsequent intervention development in the Dominican Republic (DR)...
- Self-help interventions for older smokersD J Ossip-Klein
Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester Cancer Center, New York, USA
Tob Control 6:188-93. 1997..To evaluate the relative effectiveness of two self-help smoking interventions as adjuncts to a self-help manual and telephone support service (hotline) for older smokers...
- The effect of cigarette smoking on cancer treatment-related side effectsLuke J Peppone
Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
Oncologist 16:1784-92. 2011..This study examines the influence of cigarette smoking on side effects among 947 cancer patients during and 6 months following treatment...
- Health care workers in the Dominican Republic: self-perceived role in smoking cessationAnn M Dozier
Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
Eval Health Prof 32:144-64. 2009..Any intervention with HCWs must first raise awareness before addressing their role in smoking cessation, discussing implementation barriers, and include training and materials about risks and effective interventions...
- Adverse effects with use of nicotine replacement therapy among quitline clientsDeborah J Ossip
Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 11:408-17. 2009..Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) increases quit rates and is increasingly distributed through quitlines, but no systematic data are available on adverse effects and safety among quitline NRT users...
- Implementing a Smoke-free Campus: a Medical Center initiativeSangeeta Gajendra
Community Dentistry and Oral Disease Prevention, Eastman Institute for Oral Health, University of Rochester, Box 683, 625 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
J Community Health 36:684-92. 2011..The extended timeline of 1 year was appropriate for overcoming fears, biases, and barriers which then enabled "buy-in" and support from leadership as well as employees...
- Environmental health hazards of e-cigarettes and their components: Oxidants and copper in e-cigarette aerosolsChad A Lerner
Department of Environmental Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
Environ Pollut 198:100-7. 2015..The detection of a potentially cytotoxic metal as well as oxidants from e-cigarette and its components raises concern regarding the safety of e-cigarettes use and the disposal of e-cigarette waste products into the environment...
- Health care workers' knowledge, attitudes and practices on tobacco use in economically disadvantaged dominican republic communitiesMichael G Prucha
Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Rochester, Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
Int J Environ Res Public Health 12:4060-75. 2015..To our knowledge, this is the first reported survey of DR HCWs regarding tobacco, and provides a foundation for future tobacco control in the DR. ..
- Physical activity as a coping strategy for smoking cessation in mid-life and older adultsLara A Trevino
Department of Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, United States
Addict Behav 39:885-8. 2014..Encouraging use of PA during smoking cessation does not impede quitting and may improve health outcomes. Further research on whether PA increases abstinence with a larger sample of mid-life and older adults is indicated...
- Recruitment of physician offices for an office-based adolescent smoking cessation studyScott McIntosh
Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester, NY 14642, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 7:405-12. 2005....
- Recruitment strategies and success in a multi-county smoking cessation studyS McIntosh
Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester, NY 14642, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 2:281-4. 2000..Results can be used to help guide other studies in selecting recruitment strategies for large, geographically diverse, smoking intervention trials...
- Measures of abstinence in clinical trials: issues and recommendationsJohn R Hughes
Department of Psychiatry, Psychology and Family Practice University of Vermont, Burlington 05401 1419, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 5:13-25. 2003..Trials that use short-term follow-ups (< or = 3 months) to demonstrate possible efficacy should report a prolonged abstinence measure of > or = 4 weeks. We again recommend a 2-week grace period; however, that period can vary...
- Smoking history, knowledge, and attitudes among older residents of a long-term care facilityAnn Marie Carosella
School of Medicine and Biomedical Science, University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 4:161-9. 2002..This study begins to build an evidence base from the residents' perspective that can be used by healthcare providers, administrators, and policy makers in addressing smoking in the nursing home...
- Ethical review issues in collaborative research between us and low-middle income country partners: a case exampleScott McIntosh
University of Rochester, Community and Preventive Medicine, Rochester, New York 14627 8969, United States
Bioethics 22:414-22. 2008....
- Attitudes toward giving smoking cessation advice among nursing staff at a long-term residential care facilityCelia A Watt
Department of Health Science, State University of New York Brockport, Brockport, NY 14420 2914, USA
Psychol Addict Behav 18:56-63. 2004..The findings suggest that staff may be missing intervention opportunities and that institutional support of advising cessation may facilitate maintenance and improvement of nursing home residents' health...
- Improving the future of youth smoking cessationCathy L Backinger
Tobacco Control Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Blvd, EPN 4036, Bethesda, MD 20892 7337, USA
Am J Health Behav 27:S170-84. 2003..To provide recommendations that will build a better foundation for research on youth smoking cessation...