- Reliability and validity testing of the Michigan Hand Outcomes Questionnaire
K C Chung
Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor 48109 0340, USA
J Hand Surg Am 23:575-87. 1998
..for clarity in 20 patients; following factor analysis, the number of questions was reduced to a 37-item Michigan Hand Outcomes Questionnaire (MHQ)...
- Prospective analysis of long-term psychosocial outcomes in breast reconstruction: two-year postoperative results from the Michigan Breast Reconstruction Outcomes Study
Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Medical Center, St Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor VA Health Care System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Ann Surg 247:1019-28. 2008
..To prospectively evaluate the psychosocial outcomes and body image of patients 2 years postmastectomy reconstruction using a multicenter, multisurgeon approach...
- Surveillance for Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli, Michigan, 2001-2005
Shannon D Manning
Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 13:318-21. 2007
..More non-O157 serotypes were detected by enzyme immunoassay than by evaluation of non-sorbitol-fermenting E. coli isolates. We therefore recommend use of enzyme immunoassay and culture-based methods...
- Evaluation of blood assays for detection of Mycobacterium bovis in white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in Michigan
Daniel J O'Brien
Wildlife Disease Laboratory, Michigan Department of Natural Resources, 4125 Beaumont Rd, Room 250, Lansing, Michigan 48910 8106, USA
J Wildl Dis 45:153-64. 2009
Surveillance and control activities related to bovine tuberculosis (TB) in free-ranging, Michigan white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) have been underway for over a decade, with significant progress...
- Gender differences in adverse outcomes after contemporary percutaneous coronary intervention: an analysis from the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Cardiovascular Consortium (BMC2) percutaneous coronary intervention registry
Claire S Duvernoy
University of Michigan Medical Center, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI 48105 2399, USA
Am Heart J 159:677-683.e1. 2010
..Prior studies have shown a relationship between female gender and adverse outcomes after percutaneous coronary interventions (PCIs). Whether this relationship still exists with contemporary PCI remains to be determined...
- Knowledge of stroke risk factors and warning signs among Michigan adults
Mathew J Reeves
Department of Epidemiology, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
Neurology 59:1547-52. 2002
To assess the knowledge of stroke risk factors and warning signs in a representative statewide sample of Michigan adults.
- Changes in knowledge of stroke risk factors and warning signs among Michigan adults
Mathew J Reeves
Department of Epidemiology, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI 48824, USA
Cerebrovasc Dis 25:385-91. 2008
..Our objective was to assess changes in the public's knowledge of stroke risk factors and warning signs in Michigan during a 5-year period characterized by a sustained statewide public education effort.
- Telehospice in Michigan: use and patient acceptance
Department of Telecommunications, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
Am J Hosp Palliat Care 21:191-5. 2004
..Our telehospice project was conducted in urban and rural Michigan between 2000-2002 and collected data from 187 patients receiving telehospice services in their homes during this ..
- Estimating the true prevalence of Mycobacterium bovis in free-ranging elk in Michigan
Daniel J O'Brien
Wildlife Disease Laboratory, Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Lansing, Michigan 48910 8106, USA
J Wildl Dis 44:802-10. 2008
Although relatively small, Michigan's elk (Cervus elaphus nelsoni) herd is highly valued by both hunters and the general public...
- The Michigan equine monitoring system. II. Frequencies and impact of selected health problems
J B Kaneene
Population Medicine Center, College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824 1314, USA
Prev Vet Med 29:277-92. 1997
A prospective study was designed to document the frequencies of equine health problems in the state of Michigan, USA...
- Development of a multicenter interventional cardiology database: the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Cardiovascular Consortium (BMC2) experience
University of Michigan, Division of Cardiology, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Cardiovascular Consortium Coordinating Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
J Interv Cardiol 15:387-92. 2002
..In 1996, 16 centers in Michigan were invited to participate in a multicenter PCI registry...
- Teaching medical education principles and methods to faculty using an active learning approach: the University of Michigan Medical Education Scholars Program
Alice Z Frohna
Department of Medical Education, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0201, USA
Acad Med 81:975-8. 2006
The Medical Education Scholars Program (MESP) at the University of Michigan Medical School was established in 1998 to develop educational leadership, improve teaching skills, and promote educational scholarship among medical school ..
- Responsiveness of the Michigan Hand Outcomes Questionnaire and the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand questionnaire in carpal tunnel surgery
Sandra V Kotsis
Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Health System, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, 2130 Taubman Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
J Hand Surg Am 30:81-6. 2005
..This study aimed to measure the responsiveness of the Michigan Hand Outcomes Questionnaire (MHQ) and Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) when evaluating outcomes ..
- Evaluation of historical factors influencing the occurrence and distribution of Mycobacterium bovis infection among wildlife in Michigan
Population Medicine Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1314, USA
Am J Vet Res 67:604-15. 2006
..to establishment of bovine tuberculosis in the white-tailed deer population in the northeastern corner of the lower peninsula (NELP) of Michigan and describe factors relevant to the present outbreak of bovine tuberculosis in Michigan.
- Major contributors to inorganic arsenic intake in southeastern Michigan
Jaymie R Meliker
Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
Int J Hyg Environ Health 209:399-411. 2006
..In southeastern Michigan, approximately 8% of the population is exposed to arsenic in drinking water >10 microg/l...
- Bovine tuberculosis in free-ranging carnivores from Michigan
C S Bruning-Fann
Veterinary Services, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, United States Department of Agriculture, East Lansing, Michigan 48823, USA
J Wildl Dis 37:58-64. 2001
During a survey of carnivores and omnivores for bovine tuberculosis conducted in Michigan (USA) since 1996, Mycobacterium bovis was cultured from lymph nodes pooled from six coyotes (Canis latrans) (four adult female, two adult male), two ..
- Resistance of codling moth, Cydia pomonella (L.) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), larvae in Michigan to insecticides with different modes of action and the impact on field residual activity
Department of Entomology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1311, USA
Pest Manag Sci 64:881-90. 2008
..In addition, apple plots were treated with labeled field rate doses of four insecticides. Treated fruit were exposed to neonate larvae of two populations from commercial orchards...
- Human Mycobacterium bovis infection and bovine tuberculosis outbreak, Michigan, 1994-2007
Melinda J Wilkins
Michigan Department of Community Health, Lansing, Michigan, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 14:657-60. 2008
Mycobacterium bovis is endemic in Michigan's white-tailed deer and has been circulating since 1994. The strain circulating in deer has remained genotypically consistent and was recently detected in 2 humans...
- CT-based definition of thoracic lymph node stations: an atlas from the University of Michigan
Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 63:170-8. 2005
..The goal of this work was to generate a consensus to delineate these nodal regions based on definitions from the American Joint Committee on Cancer...
- An intervention to decrease catheter-related bloodstream infections in the ICU
School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
N Engl J Med 355:2725-32. 2006
..Catheter-related bloodstream infections occurring in the intensive care unit (ICU) are common, costly, and potentially lethal...
- Surveillance of coyotes to detect bovine tuberculosis, Michigan
Kurt C VerCauteren
US Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Wildlife Services, Fort Collins, Colorado 80521, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 14:1862-9. 2008
Bovine tuberculosis (TB) is endemic in white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in the northeastern portion of Michigan's Lower Peninsula...
- Novel calicivirus identified in rabbits, Michigan, USA
Ingrid L Bergin
University of Michigan, Unit for Laboratory Animal Medicine, 1150 W Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 15:1955-62. 2009
We report a disease outbreak in a Michigan rabbitry of a rabbit calicivirus distinct from the foreign animal disease agent, rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus (RHDV). The novel virus has been designated Michigan rabbit calicivirus (MRCV)...
- Excess incidence of squamous cell esophageal cancer among US Black men: role of social class and other risk factors
L M Brown
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7244, USA
Am J Epidemiol 153:114-22. 2001
..male controls (743 White, 611 Black) were selected from three US geographic areas (Atlanta, Georgia, Detroit, Michigan, and New Jersey)...
- Birthweight by gestational age and sex at a rural referral center
Michelle R Storms
Department of Family Medicine, Michigan State College of Human Medicine Marquette, MI 49855, USA
J Perinatol 24:236-40. 2004
Determine the distribution of birthweights in singleton births by gestational age and gender at Marquette General Hospital, a rural referral center in Michigan's upper peninsula.
- Temporal and spatial variability in nearshore bacterioplankton communities of Lake Michigan
Sabrina R Mueller-Spitz
Great Lakes WATER Institute, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53204, USA
FEMS Microbiol Ecol 67:511-22. 2009
The spatial and temporal variability of bacterial communities were determined for the nearshore waters of Lake Michigan, an oligotrophic freshwater inland sea...
- Fruit and vegetable access differs by community racial composition and socioeconomic position in Detroit, Michigan
Shannon N Zenk
University of Illinois at Chicago, Institute for Health Research and Policy, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
Ethn Dis 16:275-80. 2006
- Evaluation of public health risks at recreational beaches in Lake Michigan via detection of enteric viruses and a human-specific bacteriological marker
Department of Crops and Soil Sciences, A570 Plant and Soil Sciences Building, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
Water Res 43:1137-49. 2009
..In this study, water quality was addressed at two Lake Michigan Beaches over the 2004 swimming season by monitoring infectious enteric viruses by cell culture and integrated PCR ..
- Tuberculous lesions in free-ranging white-tailed deer in Michigan
D J O'Brien
Rose Lake Wildlife Disease Laboratory, Michigan Department of Natural Resources, East Lansing 48823, USA
J Wildl Dis 37:608-13. 2001
..bovis among the 19,500 submitted for tuberculosis testing in Michigan (USA) in 1999...
- A quasi-experimental evaluation of a breastfeeding support program for low income women in Michigan
Beth H Olson
Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
Matern Child Health J 14:86-93. 2010
We examined the effectiveness of a peer counseling breastfeeding support program for low income women in Michigan who participate in WIC...
- Screening for potential prescription opioid misuse in a michigan medicaid population
Laurie S Braker
Marquette Family Medicine Residency Program, Marquette, Mich, USA
Fam Med 41:729-34. 2009
..The study's objective was to identify patients at risk for ineffective pain management using patient-specific opioid prescription data...
- Endometriosis among women exposed to polybrominated biphenyls
Caroline S Hoffman
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Ann Epidemiol 17:503-10. 2007
..We examined the association between endometriosis and exposure to polybrominated biphenyls (PBBs) and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) among women inadvertently exposed to PBBs in 1973...
- Asthma prevalence and severity in Arab American communities in the Detroit area, Michigan
Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
J Immigr Health 7:165-78. 2005
- Prevalence of hearing loss and work-related noise-induced hearing loss in Michigan
Bureau of Epidemiology, Michigan Department of Community Health, Lansing, MI, USA
J Occup Environ Med 50:72-9. 2008
This study assessed the prevalence of self-reported hearing loss (HL) and work-related noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) in Michigan.
- Sustaining reductions in catheter related bloodstream infections in Michigan intensive care units: observational study
Peter J Pronovost
Quality and Safety Research Group, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 1909 Thames Street, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
BMJ 340:c309. 2010
..Design Collaborative cohort study to implement and evaluate interventions to improve patients' safety...
- Case-control geographic clustering for residential histories accounting for risk factors and covariates
Geoffrey M Jacquez
BioMedware, 516 North State Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 1236, USA
Int J Health Geogr 5:32. 2006
..case-control data for mobile individuals and apply it to study bladder cancer in 11 counties in southeastern Michigan. At this time data collection is incomplete and no inferences should be drawn - we analyze these data to ..
- Sapling growth as a function of light and landscape-level variation in soil water and foliar nitrogen in Northern Michigan
Richard K Kobe
Department of Forestry, Michigan State University, Natural Resources Building, East Lansing, MI 48824 1222, USA
Oecologia 147:119-33. 2006
..Results suggest that nitrogen effects on forest dynamics would be strongest in high-light early successional communities but that water availability influences growth in both early successional and understory environments...
- Profiles of trace elements in toenails of Arab-Americans in the Detroit area, Michigan
Melissa J Slotnick
Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Biol Trace Elem Res 107:113-26. 2005
..These investigations provide insight into exposures and factors influencing exposures in this population while adding to the growing fund of knowledge surrounding use of toenails as a marker of exposure...
- Ethical issues in public health practice in Michigan
Nancy M Baum
Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Am J Public Health 99:369-74. 2009
..We sought to ascertain the types of ethical challenges public health practitioners face in practice and to identify approaches used to resolve such challenges...
- Closing gaps between evidence-based stroke care guidelines and practices with a collaborative quality improvement project
American Heart Association, Greater Midwest Affiliate, Southfield, Michigan, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:517-27. 2006
b>Michigan's prototype of the Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Registry revealed improvement opportunities in acute stroke care.
- Prevalence of work-related asthma in Michigan, Minnesota, and Oregon
Liza A Lutzker
Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Occupational Health Surveillance Program, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
J Asthma 47:156-61. 2010
..In this study, the authors sought to estimate the proportion of asthma that is associated with work using a state-based survey of adults with asthma...
- Attractiveness of Michigan native plants to arthropod natural enemies and herbivores
A K Fiedler
Department of Entomology, 204 Center for Integrated Plant Systems, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1311, USA
Environ Entomol 36:751-65. 2007
..We compared a set of 43 native Michigan perennial plants and 5 frequently recommended exotic annual plants for their attractiveness to natural enemies ..
- The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Cardiovascular Consortium (BMC2) collaborative quality improvement initiative in percutaneous coronary interventions
University of Michigan, Division of Cardiology, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Cardiovascular Consortium Coordinating Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
J Interv Cardiol 15:381-6. 2002
..In 1997, a group of hospitals in the state Michigan agreed to create a regional collaborative consortium for the development of a quality improvement program in ..
- Genetic diversity of Cryptosporidium spp. in cattle in Michigan: implications for understanding the transmission dynamics
Michael M Peng
Division of Parasitic Diseases, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
Parasitol Res 90:175-80. 2003
..collected from the lower peninsula of Michigan between 1997 and 2000 were analysed...
- Landscape based identification of human disturbance gradients and reference conditions for Michigan streams
Institute for Fisheries Research, Michigan Department of Natural Resources, University of Michigan, MI 48109, USA
Environ Monit Assess 141:1-17. 2008
..We demonstrate the utility of this process by applying it to wadeable streams in Michigan, USA, and use it to identify which human disturbances have the greatest impact on streams...
- Cultural competence among Ontario and Michigan healthcare providers
Stephanie Myers Schim
College of Nursing, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
J Nurs Scholarsh 37:354-60. 2005
To examine variables associated with cultural competence among urban, hospital-based healthcare providers in Ontario (Canada) and Michigan (US).
- Driving and alternatives: older drivers in Michigan
Lidia P Kostyniuk
Transportation Research Institute, University of Michigan, 2901 Baxter Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2150, USA
J Safety Res 34:407-14. 2003
A statewide telephone survey of Michigan drivers and former drivers aged 65 and older collected information on transportation mode choices, experience with alternatives to driving, and whether drivers planned for when they could no longer ..
- Culex restuans (Diptera: Culicidae) oviposition behavior determined by larval habitat quality and quantity in southeastern Michigan
Michael H Reiskind
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
J Med Entomol 41:179-86. 2004
..To test these hypotheses, a series of field experiments were conducted in southeastern Michigan during summer 2002...
- Proximity of schools in Detroit, Michigan to automobile and truck traffic
Yi Chen Wu
Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029 USA
J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 16:457-70. 2006
..This study examines the proximity of grade K-12 schools to high traffic roads in Wayne County, Michigan, an area including the industrialized city of Detroit as well as outlying urban and suburban communities...
- Demographic risk factors and incidence of Salmonella enteritidis infection in Michigan
Department of Epidemiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
Foodborne Pathog Dis 3:266-73. 2006
..Data on risk factors associated with serotype-specific Salmonella infections have not been reported in Michigan before. We carried out this study using surveillance data to identify high-risk groups and regions for S...
- Drinking water in Michigan: source, quality, and contaminants
Vincent R Nathan
Department of Health and Wellness Promotion, 1151 Taylor Street, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
J Water Health 4:67-73. 2006
The Michigan Safe Drinking Water Act (Act 399) was enacted in 1976 and enables the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to maintain the state's authority over drinking water in the state...
- Utilizing multilevel partnerships to build the capacity of community-based organizations to implement effective HIV prevention interventions in Michigan
Amy S Peterson
Southeastern Michigan Health Association, Detroit, USA
AIDS Educ Prev 18:83-95. 2006
The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH), utilizing the expertise of public and private, federal, state, and local partners, increased the proportion of state health department-funded community-based organizations implementing ..
- Global, local and focused geographic clustering for case-control data with residential histories
Geoffrey M Jacquez
BioMedware, Inc, 516 North State Street, Ann Arbor, MI, 48104 1236, USA
Environ Health 4:4. 2005
..Although many statistics have been proposed for assessing local, focused and global clustering in health outcomes, few, if any, exist for evaluating clusters when individuals are mobile...
- Building a sustainable comprehensive Women's Health Program: the Michigan model
Juliet L Rogers
Women s Health Program and Division of Women s Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0276, USA
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:919-25. 2007
The Women's Health Program at the University of Michigan was established in 1993 and has developed into a successful, federally supported program that links clinical research and education activities across the University...
- Identification and quantitation of nonylphenol ethoxylates and nonylphenol in fish tissues from Michigan
T L Keith
Department of Zoology, National Food Safety and Toxicology Center, and Institute for Environmental Toxicology, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824-1311, USA
Environ Sci Technol 35:10-3. 2001
..NPE2, and nonylphenol triethoxylate (NPE3) were determined in the tissues of fish inhabiting various waters in Michigan. This method involves extraction of samples using exhaustive steam distillation with concurrent liquid extraction...
- Knowledge of tissue plasminogen activator for acute stroke among Michigan adults
Beth E Anderson
Michigan Department of Community Health, Chronic Disease Epidemiology Section, Lansing, MI 48909, USA
Stroke 40:2564-7. 2009
..Our objective was to determine the level of knowledge about tPA treatment for acute stroke among a representative sample of Michigan adults.
- The seroprevalence of antibodies to Sarcocystis neurona in Michigan equids
M G Rossano
The Population Medicine Center, College of Veterinary Medicine, A-109 Veterinary Medical Center, Michigan State University, 48824-1314, East Lansing, MI, USA
Prev Vet Med 48:113-28. 2001
..to Sarcocystis neurona (the etiologic agent of equine protozoal myeloencephalitis, EPM) was performed on Michigan equids. Our objectives were to determine the seroprevalence of antibodies to S...
- Spore ornamentation of Haplosporidium pickfordi Barrow, 1961 (Haplosporidia), a parasite of freshwater snails in Michigan, USA
E M Burreson
Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, Gloucester Point 23062, USA
J Eukaryot Microbiol 48:622-6. 2001
..of Haplosporidium pickfordi collected from the digestive gland of the snail Physella parkeri in Douglas Lake, Michigan. Spores possess filaments that are derived from the spore wall and originate from two separate areas at the ..
- Retrograde ureteral stents for extrinsic ureteral obstruction: nine years' experience at University of Michigan
Henry M Rosevear
Department of Urology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
Urology 70:846-50. 2007
..To review our experience with retrograde ureteral stenting for extrinsic ureteral obstruction because previous reports have suggested only moderate success...
- Trends in the incidence, mortality, and survival rates of oral and pharyngeal cancer in a high-risk area in Michigan, USA
Justine L Kolker
Department of Operative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35:489-99. 2007
The aim of this analysis was to analyze the incidence, mortality and survival rates for the city of Detroit and Wayne County, Michigan. In Detroit, about four out of the five residents are African-Americans.
- Severe vitamin D deficiency in Arab-American women living in Dearborn, Michigan
Raymond D Hobbs
Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
Endocr Pract 15:35-40. 2009
- Distribution and elimination of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, dibenzofurans, biphenyls, and p,p'-DDE in tissues of bald eagles from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan
Kurunthachalam Senthil Kumar
Graduate School of Environment and Information Sciences, Yokohama National University, Japan
Environ Sci Technol 36:2789-96. 2002
..kidney, and gall bladder of eight bald eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) found dead in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan during 2000 were analyzed for the presence of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins (PCDDs), dibenzofurans (PCDFs), ..
- Distribution of tetracycline resistance genes and transposons among phylloplane bacteria in Michigan apple orchards
E L Schnabel
Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824 1312, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 65:4898-907. 1999
..Two variants of Tet G with 92% sequence identity were detected...
- Seasonal stability of Cladophora-associated Salmonella in Lake Michigan watersheds
Muruleedhara N Byappanahalli
United States Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, Lake Michigan Ecological Research Station, Porter, IN 46304, USA
Water Res 43:806-14. 2009
..coli (STEC) were recently found to be associated with Cladophora growing in southern Lake Michigan. Preliminary results indicated that the Salmonella strains associated with Cladophora were genetically identical ..
- Examination of nocturnal blow fly (Diptera: Calliphoridae) oviposition on pig carcasses in mid-Michigan
Kristi N Zurawski
Department of Entomology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
J Med Entomol 46:671-9. 2009
..Research objectives were to (1) investigate blow fly nocturnal oviposition in relation to sunrise and sunset in Michigan; (2) evaluate abiotic variables postulated to affect blow fly oviposition; and (3) conduct laboratory experiments ..
- Polychlorinated naphthalenes, biphenyls, dibenzo-p-dioxins, and dibenzofurans as well as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and alkylphenols in sediment from the Detroit and Rouge Rivers, Michigan, USA
National Food Safety and Toxicology Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824, USA
Environ Toxicol Chem 20:1878-89. 2001
Sediment from the upper Detroit and lower Rouge Rivers in southeastern Michigan, USA, were analyzed to examine the distribution of polychlorinated naphthalenes (PCNs), biphenyls (PCBs), dibenzo-p-dioxins (PCDDs), and dibenzofurans (PCDFs) ..
- Changes in soil carbon and nitrogen cycling along a 72-year wildfire chronosequence in Michigan jack pine forests
Department of Forestry, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1222, USA
Oecologia 149:690-700. 2006
We investigated the changes in soil processes following wildfire in Michigan jack pine (Pinus banksiana) forests using a chronosequence of 11 wildfire-regenerated stands spanning 72 years...
- Primary percutaneous coronary intervention expansion to hospitals without on-site cardiac surgery in Michigan: a geographic information systems analysis
Jeremy W Buckley
University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Am Heart J 155:668-72. 2008
In 2005, Michigan expanded primary percutaneous coronary intervention (P-PCI) capability to 12 hospitals without on-site cardiac surgery. We determined the potential impact of this expansion on geographic access to P-PCI for patients.
- Sarcocystis inghami n. sp. (Sporozoa: Sarcocystidae) from the skeletal muscles of the Virginia opossum Didelphis virginiana in Michigan
Hany M Elsheikha
Molecular Epidemiology Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, MI 48824, USA
Syst Parasitol 56:77-84. 2003
..sp. from the skeletal muscles of opossums (Mammalia: Didelphidae) that were collected from south central Michigan (42 degrees 43'-42 degrees 79'N, 84 degrees 18'-84 degrees 86'W), USA...
- The University of Michigan Honest Broker: a Web-based service for clinical and translational research and practice
Andrew D Boyd
Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Depression Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 16:784-91. 2009
..Addressing this need, the Michigan Clinical Research Collaboratory (MCRC) was created...
- Bioterrorism: Evaluating the preparedness of pediatricians in Michigan
Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
Pediatr Emerg Care 25:88-92. 2009
..The main objective of this study was to assess the self-reported level of bioterrorism preparedness of pediatricians practicing in Michigan.
- Michigan Medicaid's Healthy Kids Dental program: an assessment of the first 12 months
Stephen A Eklund
University of Michigan School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Ann Arbor 48104 3028, USA
J Am Dent Assoc 134:1509-15. 2003
In 2000, Michigan's Medicaid dental program initiated Healthy Kids Dental, or HKD, a demonstration program offering dental coverage to Medicaid-enrolled children in selected counties...
- Multiscale control of flooding and riparian-forest composition in Lower Michigan, USA
Matthew E Baker
Department of Geography and Environmental Systems, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21250, USA
Ecology 90:145-59. 2009
..structure and ask (1) Is there evidence for multiscale hydrologic control of riparian diversity across Lower Michigan? (2) Do representations of key constraints on flood dynamics distinguish regional patterns of riparian vegetation?..
- Learning to provide end-of-life care: postgraduate medical training programs in Michigan
Karen S Ogle
Department of Family Practice, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
J Palliat Med 8:987-97. 2005
..A statewide survey of postgraduate medical training programs was conducted to determine the current status of training related to end-of-life (EOL) care and hospice care training...
- Spatio-temporal clusters of new psychotropic medications among Michigan children insured by Medicaid
Robert B Penfold
Center for Innovation in Pediatric Practice, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children s Hospital, 700 Children s Drive, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 18:531-9. 2009
..However, the development of disparities in prescribing is poorly understood. We examined whether clustering of utilization is a common phenomenon among early adopters of medications described the characteristics of clusters...
- Trends in esophageal cancer and body mass index by race and gender in the state of Michigan
Eric J Kort
Laboratory of Molecular Epidemiology, Van Andel Research Institute, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, USA
BMC Gastroenterol 9:47. 2009
..Adenocarcinoma of the esophagus has been increasing in incidence in the U.S. over the past several decades, particularly among white males. The factors driving the racial disparity in adenocarcinomas rates are not well understood...
- A series of anesthesia-related maternal deaths in Michigan, 1985-2003
Jill M Mhyre
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor 48109 0048, USA
Anesthesiology 106:1096-104. 2007
Maternal Mortality Surveillance has been conducted by the State of Michigan since 1950, and anesthesia-related maternal deaths were most recently reviewed for the years 1972-1984.
- Quantitative detection of human adenoviruses in wastewater and combined sewer overflows influencing a Michigan river
Theng Theng Fong
Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 76:715-23. 2010
..effluent, secondary-treated effluent, and chlorinated effluent from a wastewater treatment plant in Michigan were examined. CSO samples (n = 6) were collected from a CSO retention basin in Grand Rapids, MI...
- Payer incentives and physical rehabilitation therapy for nonelderly institutional long-term care residents: evidence from Michigan and Ontario
Walter P Wodchis
Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto, ON, Canada
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:210-7. 2004
..To examine the effect of payment incentives on the provision of rehabilitation therapy to non elderly nursing home residents...
- An observational study of the relationship between lumbar epidural space depth and body mass index in Michigan parturients
C P Clinkscales
Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Obstetric Anesthesiology, Women s Hospital, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0211, USA
Int J Obstet Anesth 16:323-7. 2007
..The aim of this study was to characterize the relationship between lumbar epidural space depth and body mass index in United States parturients from Michigan.
- Arsenic species and chemistry in groundwater of southeast Michigan
Myoung Jin Kim
Future Technology Research Division, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul
Environ Pollut 120:379-90. 2002
Groundwater samples, taken from 73 wells in 10 counties of southeast Michigan in 1997 had arsenic concentrations in the range of 0.5 to 278 microg/L the average being 29 microg/l...
- Nonylphenol and nonylphenol ethoxylates in fish, sediment, and water from the Kalamazoo River, Michigan
Department of Zoology, 213 National Food Safety and Toxicology Center, and Institute for Environmental Toxicology, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824, USA
Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 44:77-82. 2003
..concentrations of nonylphenol (NP) and its ethoxylates (NPEs) in fish was performed in the Kalamazoo River, Michigan, USA, in 1999. Of 183 fish analyzed, 59% had no detectable NP or NPE...
- Parasites of juvenile brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) from Hunt Creek, Michigan
Patrick M Muzzall
Department of Zoology, Natural Science Building, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
J Parasitol 93:313-7. 2007
..Salmincola edwardsii) infected 215 juvenile brook trout (105 young-of-year; 110, 1-yr-old) from Hunt Creek, Michigan, in 2003, 2004, and 2005. Prevalences of these species in 2004 (main study year) varied from 29 to 37%...
- First case of VRSA identified in Michigan
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 23:480. 2002
- Prescription drug abuse and diversion among adolescents in a southeast Michigan school district
Carol J Boyd
Institute for Research on Women and Gender, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, 204 S State Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:276-81. 2007
- Characterization of urban atmospheres during inhalation exposure studies in Detroit and Grand Rapids, Michigan
Gerald J Keeler
Air Quality Laboratory, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
Toxicol Pathol 35:15-22. 2007
..study was to determine the effects of concentrated air particulates (CAPs) from 2 different urban atmospheres in Michigan on the lungs of ovalbumin-sensitized rats concurrently challenged with the allergen...
- Early surgical morbidity and mortality in adults with congenital heart disease: the University of Michigan experience
Ginnie L Abarbanell
Pediatric Cardiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 9470, USA
Congenit Heart Dis 3:82-9. 2008
..in a contemporary series of adults with congenital heart disease (CHD) undergoing cardiac operations at the University of Michigan, and to investigate possible preoperative and intraoperative risk factors for morbidity and mortality.
- Physical activity and menstrual cycle characteristics in two prospective cohorts
Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA 94611, USA
Am J Epidemiol 156:402-9. 2002
..The other consisted of women living in Tecumseh, Michigan, who completed both the 1992-1993 and 1993-1994 examinations for the Michigan Bone Health Study (n = 328)...
- Folic acid and the prevention of neural tube defects: A survey of awareness among Latina women of childbearing age residing in southeast Michigan
Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Human Nutrition Program, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
Health Promot Pract 8:60-8. 2007
..To inform southeast Michigan Latina women of childbearing age about the benefits of food and supplemental sources of the micronutrient in the ..
- Recruitment of women research participants: the Women's Health Registry at the University of Michigan
Juliet L Rogers
Women s Health Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0276, USA
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:721-8. 2007
- Community involvement in the conduct of a health education intervention and research project: Community Action Against Asthma
Katherine K Edgren
Community Action Against Asthma, Detroit, Michigan
Health Promot Pract 6:263-9. 2005
..organizations, a local health department, an integrated health care system, and academia from the University of Michigan, participated in the design and implementation of a children's asthma study in Detroit, Michigan: Community ..
- Spatial analysis of Mycobacterium bovis infection in white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in Michigan, USA
Center for Comparative Epidemiology, Michigan State University, MI, USA
Prev Vet Med 82:111-22. 2007
The wild white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) population in Michigan, USA, has endemic Mycobacterium bovis...
- A partnership to reduce African American infant mortality in Genesee County, Michigan
Robert M Pestronk
Genesee County Health Department, Flint, MI 48502, USA
Public Health Rep 118:324-35. 2003
A partnership in Genesee County, Michigan, has been working to reduce African American infant mortality. A plan was developed utilizing "bench" science and community residents' "trench" knowledge...
- Survey of peafowl (Pavo cristatus) for potential pathogens at three Michigan zoos
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Veterinary Medical Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824 1314, USA
J Zoo Wildl Med 34:375-9. 2003
Blood samples collected from 31 free-roaming peafowl from three zoos in Michigan were tested serologically. Antibody titers were present against avian adenovirus and Bordetella avium in 19.3% and 61.3% of the samples, respectively...
- Asthma care and management before an emergency department visit in children in western Michigan: how well does care adhere to guidelines?
Mathew J Reeves
Department of Epidemiology, B 601 West Fee Hall, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
Pediatrics 117:S118-26. 2006
..Our objectives were to describe asthma care and management in children treated for asthma in 3 EDs located in an urban, suburban, or rural setting...
- E-conferencing for delivery of residency didactics
Department of Family Medicine, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, 48235, USA
Acad Med 77:748-9. 2002
..In order to overcome this barrier, we implemented distance learning and electronically delivered the conferences to the residents...
- Managing the wildlife reservoir of Mycobacterium bovis: the Michigan, USA, experience
Daniel J O'Brien
Wildlife Disease Laboratory, Michigan Department of Natural Resources, 4125 Beaumont Road, Room 250, Lansing, MI 48910 8106, USA
Vet Microbiol 112:313-23. 2006
..provide a focus where bovine tuberculosis has become established in free-ranging wildlife in northeastern lower Michigan. White-tailed deer, the primary reservoir and maintenance host of tuberculosis, are highly valued by the public, ..
- Birth outcomes among Arab Americans in Michigan before and after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001
Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, USA
Ethn Dis 18:348-56. 2008
To assess whether the incidence of adverse birth outcomes among Arab Americans in Michigan changed after September 11, 2001.
- Indoor air quality in Michigan schools
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Indoor Air 17:109-21. 2007
Indoor air quality (IAQ) parameters in 64 elementary and middle school classrooms in Michigan were examined for the purposes of assessing ventilation rates, levels of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and bioaerosols, air quality ..
- Occurrence and characterization of a Phytophthora sp. pathogenic to asparagus (Asparagus officinalis) in Michigan
Department of Plant Pathology, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824 1311, USA
Phytopathology 98:1075-83. 2008
..from asparagus (Asparagus officinalis) spears, storage roots, crowns, and stems in northwest and central Michigan in 2004 and 2005...
- Project U-Turn: increasing active transportation in Jackson, Michigan
David S TenBrink
Fitness Council of Jackson, City of Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, USA
Am J Prev Med 37:S329-35. 2009
Jackson, Michigan, is a medium-sized city suffering from a bad economy and obesity-related health issues. Nearly 20% of the 36,000 residents live below the poverty line...
- Spatial and temporal distribution of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in sediments from Michigan inland lakes
Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York, USA
Environ Sci Technol 39:4700-6. 2005
..of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) were measured in sediment cores collected from 11 inland lakes in Michigan for examination of spatial and temporal trends in accumulation and sources...