R J Volk
Affiliation: University of Texas Medical Branch
- Preferences of husbands and wives for prostate cancer screeningR 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...
- The Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) as a screen for at-risk drinking in primary care patients of different racial/ethnic backgroundsR 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...
- Item bias in the CAGE screening test for alcohol use disordersR 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...
- 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...