- Community composition of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria and archaea in soils under stands of red alder and Douglas fir in Oregon
Stephanie A Boyle-Yarwood
Departments of Crop and Soil Science, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA
Environ Microbiol 10:2956-65. 2008
..in soils under stands of red alder (Alnus rubra) and Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) at two sites in Oregon. The H.J...
- Neurobehavioral performance in preschool children from agricultural and non-agricultural communities in Oregon and North Carolina
Diane S Rohlman
Center for Research on Occupational and Environmental Toxicology, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239, USA
Neurotoxicology 26:589-98. 2005
..agricultural (AG) communities was compared to performance of those from non-agricultural (Non-AG) communities in Oregon and North Carolina...
- Reactive arthritis following culture-confirmed infections with bacterial enteric pathogens in Minnesota and Oregon: a population-based study
J M Townes
Oregon Health and Science University, Mailcode L457, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, Oregon 97239 3098, USA
Ann Rheum Dis 67:1689-96. 2008
..To describe the epidemiology and clinical spectrum of reactive arthritis (ReA) following culture-confirmed infection with bacterial enteric pathogens in a population-based study in the USA...
- The diversity of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi amplified from grapevine roots (Vitis vinifera L.) in Oregon vineyards is seasonally stable and influenced by soil and vine age
R Paul Schreiner
USDA ARS Horticultural Crops Research Laboratory, Corvallis, Oregon 97330, USA
Mycologia 101:599-611. 2009
The diversity of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) in 10 Oregon vineyards was assessed by examining spores in soil and amplifying mycorrhizal DNA from roots...
- Molecular characterization of Blastocystis species in Oregon identifies multiple subtypes
Christopher M Whipps
Department of Environmental and Forest Biology, SUNY ESF, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY 13210, USA
Parasitol Res 106:827-32. 2010
..In the state of Oregon, USA, Blastocystis spp...
- Cost effectiveness of the Oregon quitline "free patch initiative"
Jeffrey L Fellows
Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, 3800 N Interstate Ave, Portland, OR 97227, USA
Tob Control 16:i47-52. 2007
We estimated the cost effectiveness of the Oregon tobacco quitline's "free patch initiative" compared to the pre-initiative programme.
- Phytophthora ramorum: integrative research and management of an emerging pathogen in California and Oregon forests
David M Rizzo
Department of Plant Pathology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
Annu Rev Phytopathol 43:309-35. 2005
..This paper examines the biology and ecology of P. ramorum in California and Oregon forests as well discussing research on the pathogen in a broader management context.
- Influenza vaccine effectiveness in preventing hospitalizations and deaths in persons 65 years or older in Minnesota, New York, and Oregon: data from 3 health plans
HealthPartners Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55440-1524, USA
J Infect Dis 184:665-70. 2001
..These results show that all elderly persons should be immunized annually for influenza. The methods used in this study are an efficient cost-effective way to study vaccine impact and similar questions...
- Physician-assisted suicide in Oregon: what are the key factors?
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
Death Stud 27:501-18. 2003
b>Oregon's Death with Dignity Act has been operative since late 1997. The substantial national and international interest in Oregon's law makes it important to document any possible trends in the characteristics of persons who use the law...
- Comment on "DNA from pre-Clovis human coprolites in Oregon, North America"
Department of Archaeology, Boston University, 675 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Science 325:148; author reply 148. 2009
Gilbert et al. (Reports, 9 May 2008, p. 786) presented DNA analysis of coprolites recovered from an Oregon cave as evidence for a human presence in North America before the Clovis culture...
- Association of Blastocystis subtype 3 and 1 with patients from an Oregon community presenting with chronic gastrointestinal illness
Morris S Jones
Clinical Investigation Facility, David Grant USAF Medical Center, 101 Bodin Circle, Travis AFB, Fairfield, CA 94535, USA
Parasitol Res 104:341-5. 2009
..a real-time LightCycler PCR assay we detected Blastocystis in nine patients from a metropolitan area of Corvallis, Oregon who presented with diarrhea, abdominal pain, fatigue, joint pain, skin rash and psychiatric co-morbidity...
- Competing paradigms of response to assisted suicide requests in Oregon
N Gregory Hamilton
Am J Psychiatry 162:1060-5. 2005
- Rationing medical care: rhetoric and reality in the Oregon Health Plan
Department of Social Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7240, USA
CMAJ 164:1583-7. 2001
The Oregon Health Plan (OHP) has been widely heralded as an important innovation in medical care policy and rationing...
- Antioxidant activity and phenolic content of Oregon caneberries
LW Consulting, Suite 238, 1499 Bayshore Highway, Burlingame, California 94010, USA
J Agric Food Chem 50:3495-500. 2002
..The results from this study indicate that these caneberries were high in antioxidant activity and were rich sources of anthocyanins and phenolics...
- Are preventable hospitalizations sensitive to changes in access to primary care? The case of the Oregon Health Plan
Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97207, USA
Med Care 45:712-9. 2007
..preventable hospitalization (PH) rates are sensitive to the impact of policies aimed at improving access, such as the Oregon Health Plan (OHP), which expanded Medicaid coverage to all adults with incomes under the federal poverty level.
- Distribution and habitat characteristics of Manayunkia speciosa and infection prevalence with the parasite Ceratomyxa shasta in the Klamath River, Oregon-California
Richard W Stocking
Center for Fish Disease Research, Department of Microbiology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
J Parasitol 93:78-88. 2007
..shasta-induced mortality in Klamath River fall Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha)...
- Providing dental care to pregnant patients: a survey of Oregon general dentists
Colleen E Huebner
Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7230, USA
J Am Dent Assoc 140:211-22. 2009
..A growing number of studies and reports indicate preventive, routine and emergency dental procedures can be provided safely to pregnant patients to alleviate dental problems and promote oral health of mothers and children...
- The Oregon depo-Provera program: a five-year follow-up
Barry M Maletzky
Oregon Health Sciences University, USA
Sex Abuse 18:303-16. 2006
In 1999, the Oregon State Legislature, concerned about the risk certain sexual offenders might pose to their communities upon release from prison, enacted House Bill 2500...
- Tracking drug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in Oregon: an alternative surveillance method
A E Chin
Oregon Health Division, Portland, Oregon, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 5:688-93. 1999
..We compared 1996 active surveillance data with antibiogram data from hospital laboratories in Portland, Oregon. Of the 178 S...
- A model for the presence of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the Willamette River Basin (Oregon)
Bruce K Hope
Air Quality Division, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, 811 SW Sixth Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97204 1390, USA
Environ Sci Technol 42:5998-6006. 2008
The Willamette River drains a 32,000 km2 basin (Basin) in northwestern Oregon. Owing to their persistence and toxicity, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in resident fish within the Basin at levels above consumption advisory thresholds are ..
- Assessing pesticide safety knowledge among Hispanic migrant farmworkers in Oregon
L A McCauley
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, 420 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6096, USA
J Agric Saf Health 10:177-86. 2004
..The PKT is a 20-item, true-false test, used in a sample of 414 adult and adolescent migrant farmworkers in Oregon. The overall mean score, i.e., number correct, was 15.67(78...
- Comparison of physician based reporting of tobacco attributable deaths and computer derived estimates of smoking attributable deaths, Oregon, 1989 to 1996
A R Thomas
Division of Applied Public Health Training, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Tob Control 10:161-4. 2001
Tobacco use prevention programmes need accurate information about smoking related mortality. Beginning in 1989, Oregon began asking physicians to report on death certificates whether tobacco use contributed to the death.
- Uninsurance among children whose parents are losing Medicaid coverage: Results from a statewide survey of Oregon families
Jennifer E DeVoe
Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, OR 97239, USA
Health Serv Res 43:401-18. 2008
Thousands of adults lost coverage after Oregon's Medicaid program implemented cost containment policies in March 2003...
- Why Oregon patients request assisted death: family members' views
Columbia Center for the Study of Chronic, Comorbid Mental and Physical Disorders, Health Services Research and Development, Research Service R and D 66, Portland VAMC, Portland, OR 97239, USA
J Gen Intern Med 23:154-7. 2008
Physician assisted death (PAD) was legalized through Oregon's Death with Dignity Act in 1994 and enacted in 1997.
- Prevalence of neoplasia in llamas and alpacas (Oregon State University, 2001-2006)
Beth A Valentine
Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
J Vet Diagn Invest 19:202-4. 2007
..24 +/- 6.2 years; P = 0.02). Results indicate that neoplasia is relatively common in camelids and that there are differences between llamas and alpacas as regards prevalence of neoplasia, tumor types, and age at diagnosis...
- Oregon emergency medical technicians' attitudes toward physician-assisted suicide
T A Schmidt
Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland 97201, USA
Acad Emerg Med 5:912-8. 1998
To determine Oregon intermediate and advanced emergency medical technicians' (EMTs') attitudes toward physician-assisted suicide (PAS) and factors associated with those attitudes.
- Determinants of prolonged QT interval and their contribution to sudden death risk in coronary artery disease: the Oregon Sudden Unexpected Death Study
Sumeet S Chugh
Cardiac Arrhythmia Center, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, USA
Circulation 119:663-70. 2009
..We evaluated determinants of prolonged QTc and the relationship of prolonged QTc to SCD risk among patients with coronary artery disease in the general population...
- Distribution and abundance of the salmonid parasite Parvicapsula minibicornis (Myxozoa) in the Klamath River basin (Oregon-California, U.S.A.)
Jerri L Bartholomew
Center for Fish Disease Research, Department of Microbiology, Oregon State University, 220 Nash Hall, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
Dis Aquat Organ 78:137-46. 2007
..High parasite prevalence in the lower Klamath River is likely a combined effect of high spore input from heavily infected, spawned adult salmon and the proximity to dense populations of polychaetes...
- Disabling and fatal occupational claim rates, risks, and costs in the Oregon construction industry 1990-1997
Irwin B Horwitz
University of Texas School of Public Health at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
J Occup Environ Hyg 1:688-98. 2004
This study estimated injury and illness rates, risk factors, and costs associated with construction work in Oregon from 1990-1997 using all accepted workers' compensation claims by Oregon construction employees (N = 20,680)...
- From partnership to policy: the evolution of Active Living by Design in Portland, Oregon
Noelle G Dobson
Community Health Partnership Oregon s Public Health Institute, Portland, Oregon 97204, USA
Am J Prev Med 37:S436-44. 2009
- Arsenic in Oregon community water systems: demography matters
Oregon State University, Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology, 1007 ALS Building, Corvallis, OR 97331, United States
Sci Total Environ 382:52-8. 2007
..In this study, CWS in Oregon were assessed for the occurrence and magnitude of arsenic >10 microg/L between the effective and compliance ..
- The impact of shift work on the risk and severity of injuries for hospital employees: an analysis using Oregon workers' compensation data
I B Horwitz
University of Texas, School of Public Health at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Occup Med (Lond) 54:556-63. 2004
- Comment on "DNA from pre-Clovis human coprolites in Oregon, North America"
McMaster Ancient DNA Centre, Department of Anthropology, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8S 4L9 Canada
Science 325:148; author reply 148. 2009
..Reports, 9 May 2008, p. 786) analyzed DNA from radiocarbon-dated paleofecal remains from Paisley Cave, Oregon, which ostensibly demonstrate a human presence in North America predating the well-established Clovis complex...
- Medicaid programme changes and the chronically ill: early results from a prospective cohort study of the Oregon Health Plan
Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 3710 SW US Veterans Hospital Road, Portland, OR 97207, USA
Chronic Illn 1:191-205. 2005
To describe the impacts of recent Oregon Health Plan (OHP) policy changes on individuals living with chronic illness in Oregon.
- Does rural residence affect access to prenatal care in Oregon?
Oregon Department of Human Services, Public Health Division, Office of Family Health, Portland, Oregon, USA
J Rural Health 25:150-7. 2009
..Identifying how maternal residential location affects late initiation of prenatal care is important for policy planning and allocation of resources for intervention...
- Health care reform in Oregon: the impact of the Oregon Health Plan on utilization of mammography
J A Schillinger
Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Am J Prev Med 18:11-7. 2000
In 1994, Oregon implemented the Oregon Health Plan (OHP), extending health care coverage under a system of capitated managed care to uninsured citizens living below the Federal Poverty Level (FPL)...
- Elevated Fe(II) and dissolved Fe in hypoxic shelf waters off Oregon and Washington: an enhanced source of iron to coastal upwelling regimes
Maeve C Lohan
School of Earth, Ocean and Environmental Science, University of Plymouth, Plymouth PL4 8AA, United Kingdom
Environ Sci Technol 42:6462-8. 2008
- Characterization of the Oregon isolate of Neospora hughesi from a horse
J P Dubey
United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Livestock and Poultry Sciences Institute, Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, Maryland 20705 2350, USA
J Parasitol 87:345-53. 2001
Neospora hughesi was isolated in cell cultures inoculated with homogenate of spinal cord from a horse in Oregon. Tachyzoites of this Oregon isolate of N...
- Cumulative ecological and socioeconomic effects of forest policies in coastal Oregon
Thomas A Spies
Pacific Northwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
Ecol Appl 17:5-17. 2007
..3-million-ha Coast Range Physiographic Province of Oregon. This mountainous area of conifer and hardwood forests includes a mosaic of landowners with a wide range of goals, ..
- Polybrominated diphenyl ether flame retardants in eggs may reduce reproductive success of ospreys in Oregon and Washington, USA
Charles J Henny
US Geological Survey, Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center, 3200 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis, OR, 97331, USA
Ecotoxicology 18:802-13. 2009
..The eggs were collected from nests along the Columbia, Willamette and Yakima rivers of Oregon (OR) and Washington (WA) and in Puget Sound (WA) between 2002 and 2007...
- The Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment program: Oregon emergency medical technicians' practical experiences and attitudes
Terri A Schmidt
Center for Ethics in Health Care, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1430-4. 2004
..To evaluate emergency medical technicians' (EMTs) experiences with the Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) program and learn about attitudes regarding its effectiveness...
- Work characteristics and pesticide exposures among migrant agricultural families: a community-based research approach
L A McCauley
Center for Research on Occupational and Environmental Toxicology at Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon, USA
Environ Health Perspect 109:533-8. 2001
..approach to implement culturally appropriate research methods with a migrant Latino farmworker community in Oregon. Assessments were conducted in 96 farmworker homes and 24 grower homes in two agricultural communities in Oregon...
- DNA from pre-Clovis human coprolites in Oregon, North America
M Thomas P Gilbert
Centre for Ancient Genetics, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 15, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
Science 320:786-9. 2008
..P.) remains contentious. We establish that humans were present at Paisley 5 Mile Point Caves, in south-central Oregon, by 12,300 14C years B.P...
- Cryptococcus gattii with bimorphic colony types in a dog in western Oregon: additional evidence for expansion of the Vancouver Island outbreak
Edmond J Byrnes
Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Center for Microbial Pathogenesis, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
J Vet Diagn Invest 21:133-6. 2009
Cryptococcus gattii was isolated from a 1.5-year-old dog with systemic cryptococcosis in Oregon. The dog had no link to Vancouver Island or British Columbia, Canada...
- Views on physician-assisted suicide among family members of Oregon cancer patients
Department of Psychiatry, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland VA Medical Center, 97207, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 32:230-6. 2006
..Improved knowledge of patient-based barriers to discussing PAS may facilitate interventions for psychosocial distress in cancer patients...
- Are Latinos really less likely to be smokers? Lessons from Oregon
Julie E Maher
Program Design and Evaluation Services, Multnomah County Health Department, Portland, OR 97232, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 7:283-7. 2005
Our objective was to identify factors associated with current cigarette smoking among Latino adults in Oregon. We used data from 1,356 Latino participants and, for comparison, 18,593 non-Latino White participants in the 2000-2002 Oregon ..
- Autism prevalence and precipitation rates in California, Oregon, and Washington counties
Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:1026-34. 2008
..To investigate empirically the possibility of an environmental trigger for autism among genetically vulnerable children that is positively associated with precipitation...
- Improvements of high-throughput culturing yielded novel SAR11 strains and other abundant marine bacteria from the Oregon coast and the Bermuda Atlantic Time Series study site
Department of Microbiology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
ISME J 1:361-71. 2007
..Here, we describe improvements to the HTC technique, which led to the isolation of 17 new SAR11 strains from the Oregon coast and the Sargasso Sea, accounting for 28% and 31% of all isolates in these experiments...
- Predictors and correlates of interest in assisted suicide in the final month of life among ALS patients in Oregon and Washington
Mental Health Division, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 24:312-7. 2002
..terminally ill patients, we surveyed 50 caregivers of decedent amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) patients from Oregon and Washington regarding perceptions of patients' interest in assisted suicide and their physical and emotional ..
- Fosmids of novel marine Planctomycetes from the Namibian and Oregon coast upwelling systems and their cross-comparison with planctomycete genomes
Department of Molecular Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany
ISME J 1:419-35. 2007
..stuttgartiensis plus the surprising lack of almost any planctomycete-specific gene within this organism reveals an unexpected distinctiveness of anammox bacteria from all other Planctomycetes...
- Using free patches to improve reach of the Oregon Quit Line
Free and Clear, Inc, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 15:401-8. 2009
For 2 1/2 months, the Oregon Tobacco Quit Line (ORQL) offered a free 2-week starter kit of nicotine patches to all callers...
- Analysis of nifH gene pool complexity in soil and litter at a Douglas fir forest site in the Oregon cascade mountain range
National Research Council, Western Ecology Division, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Corvallis, Oregon 97333 4902, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 65:374-80. 1999
Nitrogen-fixing microbial populations in a Douglas fir forest on the western slope of the Oregon Cascade Mountain Range were analyzed...
- Rural health clinics and diabetes-related primary care for Medicaid beneficiaries in Oregon
Portland State University, Portland, OR, USA
J Rural Health 25:247-52. 2009
This study assessed whether Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) were associated with higher rates of recommended primary care services for adult beneficiaries diagnosed with diabetes in Oregon's Medicaid program, the Oregon Health Plan (OHP).
- Pirellula and OM43 are among the dominant lineages identified in an Oregon coast diatom bloom
R M Morris
Department of Microbiology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Environ Microbiol 8:1361-70. 2006
..comprehensive molecular approach to identify, characterize and quantify bacterioplankton community responses to an Oregon coast diatom bloom. Total DAPI counts increased by nearly sevenfold in bloom samples, reaching 5...
- Alcohol outlet characteristics and alcohol sales to youth: results of alcohol purchase surveys in 45 Oregon communities
Mallie J Paschall
Prevention Research Center, 1995 University Avenue, Suite 450, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
Prev Sci 8:153-9. 2007
..Random alcohol purchase surveys (N = 385) were conducted in 45 Oregon communities in 2005...
- Breastfeeding duration and perinatal cigarette smoking in a population-based cohort
Div of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
Am J Public Health 96:309-14. 2006
..We examined the association between breastfeeding duration and maternal smoking before, during, and after pregnancy...
- Representative freshwater bacterioplankton isolated from Crater Lake, Oregon
Kathleen A Page
Department of Biology, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, Oregon 97520, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 70:6542-50. 2004
..rely on dilution to extinction in very-low-nutrient media were used to obtain bacterial isolates from Crater Lake, Oregon. 16S rRNA sequence determination and phylogenetic reconstruction were used to determine the potential ecological ..
- Influence of overstory removal on growth of epiphytic mosses and lichens in western Oregon
P S Muir
Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331 2902, USA
Ecol Appl 16:1207-21. 2006
..and moss transplants in a Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) forest (tree ages approximately 55 yr) in western Oregon for nine months before and 27 months after moderate thinning, creation of 0.4-ha patch cuts, and in control areas...
- Association of beet leafhopper (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) with a clover proliferation group phytoplasma in Columbia basin of Washington and Oregon
J M Crosslin
USDA ARS, Vegetable and Forage Crops Research Unit, Prosser, WA 99350, USA
J Econ Entomol 98:279-83. 2005
..agent that is associated with the potato purple top disease in the Columbia Basin region of Washington and Oregon. This is in contrast to the phytoplasma associated with potato purple top disease in Mexico that is related to ..
- The Oregon Health Plan: predictors of office-based diabetic quality of care
Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
Diabetes Care 24:262-7. 2001
In 1994, the Oregon Health Plan (OHP) expanded basic Medicaid insurance to residents under the federal poverty limit, adopted a prioritized limited benefits package, and converted to managed care...
- Prevalence of Baylisascaris procyonis in raccoons (Procyon lotor) in Portland, Oregon, USA
Jennifer L Yeitz
College of Veterinary Medicine, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
J Wildl Dis 45:14-8. 2009
We investigated the prevalence of Baylisascaris procyonis in raccoons living in the metropolitan area of Portland, Oregon, USA, in order to assess the potential public health risk involved in the transmission of B...
- Using diagnostic codes to screen for intimate partner violence in Oregon emergency departments and hospitals
Sean D Schafer
Office of Workforce and Career Development, Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
Public Health Rep 123:628-35. 2008
..This project evaluated diagnostic codes indicative of intimate partner violence (IPV) in Oregon hospital and emergency department (ED) records to determine predictive value positive (PVP), sensitivity, and ..
- Alfalfa leafcutting bee population dynamics, flower availability, and pollination rates in two Oregon alfalfa fields
Biology Department, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322 5310, USA
J Econ Entomol 98:1077-86. 2005
..population dynamics and foraging behavior, as well as alfalfa bloom and pollination rates in two fields in eastern Oregon. Despite marked differences in bee management, establishment was very similar in the two fields (approximately 0...
- Derivation of shellfish harvest reopening criteria following the New Carissa oil spill in Coos Bay, Oregon
D J Gilroy
Oregon Health Division, Portland 97232, USA
J Toxicol Environ Health A 60:317-29. 2000
..article describes the response of a state health agency to shellfish contamination following an oil spill on the Oregon coast, and discusses some of the factors that can complicate the evaluation of potential health risks from ..
- Ammonia-oxidizing bacteria along meadow-to-forest transects in the Oregon Cascade Mountains
A T Mintie
Department of Microbiology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331 3804, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 69:3129-36. 2003
..J. Andrews Experimental Forest, located in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon. Soil samples taken at 10- or 20-m intervals along the transects showed that several soil properties, including ..
- Quantification and risk analysis of occupational burns: Oregon workers' compensation claims, 1990 to 1997
Irwin B Horwitz
University of Texas School of Public Health at Houston, Texas 77030, USA
J Burn Care Rehabil 25:328-36. 2004
This study examined all accepted Oregon workers' compensation claims for occupational burn injuries during the period of 1990 to 1997 (N = 3,158)...
- Neurocysticercosis in Oregon, 1995-2000
John M Townes
Division of Infectious Diseases, Oregon Health and Science University, Mail Code L 457, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97201 3098, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 10:508-10. 2004
The unexpected death of a teenager from neurocysticercosis prompted an investigation of this disease in Oregon. We found 89 hospitalizations, 43 newly diagnosed cases, and 6 deaths from 1995 to 2000...
- Use of the Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment program in Oregon nursing facilities: beyond resuscitation status
Susan E Hickman
School of Nursing, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1424-9. 2004
..To assess statewide nursing facility use of the Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) and to identify the patterns of orders documented on residents' POLST forms...
- Biogenic mineral production by a novel arsenic-metabolizing thermophilic bacterium from the Alvord Basin, Oregon
Rhesa N Ledbetter
Department of Biological Sciences, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID 83209, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 73:5928-36. 2007
The Alvord Basin in southeast Oregon contains a variety of hydrothermal features which have never been microbiologically characterized. A sampling of Murky Pot (61 degrees C; pH 7...
- Pezizalean mycorrhizas and sporocarps in ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) after prescribed fires in eastern Oregon, USA
K E Fujimura
Department of Forest Science, Oregon State University, Richardson Hall, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
Mycorrhiza 15:79-86. 2005
..were to determine which Pezizales appeared as sporocarps after a prescribed fire in the Blue Mountains of eastern Oregon, and whether species of Pezizales formed mycorrhizas on ponderosa pine, whether or not they were detected from ..
- Characteristics and proportion of dying Oregonians who personally consider physician-assisted suicide
Susan W Tolle
Center for Ethics in Health Care, Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, School of Medicine at Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, USA
J Clin Ethics 15:111-8. 2004
- Bioaccumulation profiles of chemical contaminants in fish from the lower Willamette River, Portland Harbor, Oregon
Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology, Oregon State University, 1007 ALS, Corvallis, Oregon 97331 7301, USA
Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 46:114-23. 2004
..biphenyls), 15 organochlorine (OC) pesticides, and mercury were determined in fish from the Willamette River in Oregon, including a Portland Harbor superfund site...
- Characterizing a practice-based research network: Oregon Rural Practice-Based Research Network (ORPRN) survey tools
Lyle J Fagnan
Oregon Rural Practice Based Research Network, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239, USA
J Am Board Fam Med 20:204-19. 2007
..To present the survey methods and instruments used to characterize a geographically and professionally diverse rural practice-based research network (PBRN)...
- How to design computerized alerts to safe prescribing practices
Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente, Portland, Oregon, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Saf 30:602-13. 2004
..This study was designed to develop and evaluate medication safety alerts and processes for educating prescribers about the alerts...
- Agreement between self-reported information and medical claims data on diagnosed diabetes in Oregon's Medicaid population
Duyen L Ngo
Oregon Department of Human Services, Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Program, 800 NE Oregon Street, Suite 730, Portland, OR 97232 2162, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 9:542-4. 2003
Recent trends in Oregon indicated that diabetes is on the rise. Medicaid self-reported data estimated about 11 percent are affected by diabetes, which is twice the prevalence of the general population in Oregon...
- Attitudes of Oregon psychiatrists toward physician-assisted suicide
Department of Psychiatry, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, USA
Am J Psychiatry 153:1469-75. 1996
After passage, in November 1994, of Oregon's ballot measure legalizing physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill persons, the authors surveyed psychiatrists in Oregon to determine their attitudes toward assisted suicide, the factors ..
- Wellness Within REACH: mind, body, and soul: a no-cost physical activity program for African Americans in Portland, Oregon, to combat cardiovascular disease
African American Health Coalition, Inc, Portland, Oregon, USA
Ethn Dis 14:S93-101. 2004
Wellness Within REACH (WWR) aims to saturate the heart of the African-American community in Portland, Oregon, with culturally appropriate physical activity opportunities...
- Health reform interrupted: the unraveling of the Oregon Health Plan
Department of Social Medicine, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 26:w96-105. 2007
The Oregon Health Plan (OHP) has received national and international attention for rationing medical care based on explicit priorities...
- Population-based analysis of sudden death in children: The Oregon Sudden Unexpected Death Study
Sumeet S Chugh
Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048
Heart Rhythm 6:1618-22. 2009
..There is a lack of prospective population-based data regarding sudden death in children...
- HIPAA training comes of age. Oregon IDN trades its classroom approach to HIPAA training for online education and experiences overwhelming acceptance by employees
Health Manag Technol 24:30-3. 2003
- Do children in rural areas still have different access to health care? Results from a statewide survey of Oregon's food stamp population
Jennifer E DeVoe
Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
J Rural Health 25:1-7. 2009
..To determine if rural residence is independently associated with different access to health care services for children eligible for public health insurance...
- Oregon hospice chaplains' experiences with patients requesting physician-assisted suicide
Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
J Palliat Med 8:1160-6. 2005
b>Oregon's Death with Dignity Act (ODDA), which legalized physician-assisted suicide (PAS) for terminally ill individuals, was enacted in 1997. Eighty-six percent of the 171 patients who have died by PAS were enrolled in hospice.
- Smoking patterns in Oregon youth: effects of funding and defunding of a comprehensive state tobacco control program
Barbara A Pizacani
Program Design and Evaluation Services, Multnomah County Health Department and Oregon Public Health Division, Portland, Oregon 97232, USA
J Adolesc Health 44:229-36. 2009
..In 2003, funding for the Oregon Tobacco Prevention and Education Program was reduced by about 70%, and the school component was entirely defunded...
- Salmonella and other Enterobacteriaceae in dairy-cow feed ingredients: antimicrobial resistance in western Oregon
Riam S Kidd
College of Health and Human Performance, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331 6406, USA
J Environ Health 64:9-16, 32; quiz 35-6. 2002
..samples of feed ingredients were collected from a total of 50 feed piles located on 12 dairy farms in western Oregon. From a subset of 10 piles, repeated samples were collected over time until each pile was depleted...
- Basin-wide analysis of the dynamics of fecal contamination and fecal source identification in Tillamook Bay, Oregon
Orin C Shanks
National Risk Management Research Laboratory, U S Enviromental Protection Agency Office of Research and Development, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 72:5537-46. 2006
..Samples were collected during a 2-year period in the Tillamook basin in Oregon at 30 sites along five river tributaries and in Tillamook Bay...
- Impact of the Oregon Health Plan on children with special health care needs
J B Mitchell
Health Economics Research, Inc, Waltham, Massachusetts 02452, USA
Pediatrics 107:736-43. 2001
..This study compares the managed care experiences of children with and without special care needs in the Oregon Health Plan.
- Experiences of Oregon nurses and social workers with hospice patients who requested assistance with suicide
Mental Health Division, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, OR 97207, USA
N Engl J Med 347:582-8. 2002
b>Oregon's 1997 Death with Dignity Act legalizes physician-assisted suicide. To date, information about patients who have requested this option has come from surveys of physicians...
- Legal physician-assisted dying in Oregon and the Netherlands: evidence concerning the impact on patients in "vulnerable" groups
Margaret P Battin
Department of Philosophy, Division of Medical Ethics and Humanities, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
J Med Ethics 33:591-7. 2007
..To assess this concern, the authors examined data from Oregon and the Netherlands, the two principal jurisdictions in which physician-assisted dying is legal and data have been ..
- Nonfatal and fatal self-harm injuries among children aged 10-14 years--United States and Oregon, 2001-2003
Office of Statistics and Programming, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
Suicide Life Threat Behav 37:493-506. 2007
..and patterns of these injuries among persons aged 10-14 years using three databases, two national and a third from Oregon. Suffocation and firearm gunshot were the leading external causes of suicide; poisoning and cutting/piercing were ..
- Interest in physician-assisted suicide among Oregon cancer patients
Oregon Health and Science University OHSU, Interprofessional Palliative Care Fellowship at the Portland VA Medical Center in Portland, Oregon, USA
J Clin Ethics 17:27-38. 2006
- The uninsured and Medicaid Oregon tobacco user experience in a real world, phone based cessation programme
Department of Health, Community and Family Health, Olympia, Washington 98504, USA
Tob Control 12:45-51. 2003
To describe the experience of uninsured and Medicaid Oregon tobacco users who registered in Free & Clear (F&C), a telephone based cessation programme including five scheduled outbound calls.
- Population dynamics of the sudden oak death pathogen Phytophthora ramorum in Oregon from 2001 to 2004
Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331 2902, USA
Mol Ecol 16:2958-73. 2007
Phytophthora ramorum (Oomycetes) is an emerging plant pathogen in forests in southwestern Oregon (Curry County). Moreover, since 2003 it has been repeatedly isolated from plants in Oregon nurseries...
- The Oregon migrant farmworker community: an evolving model for participatory research
L A McCauley
Center for Research on Occupational and Environmental Toxicology, Oregon Health Sciences University, 3181 SWSam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, OR 97201 3098, USA
Environ Health Perspect 109:449-55. 2001
..In the State of Oregon an agency that advocates for the migrant farmworker community has collaborated successfully with university ..
- An evaluation of Oregon's evidence-based Practitioner-Managed Prescription Drug Plan
Daniel M Hartung
Drug Use Research and Management Program, College of Pharmacy, Oregon State University, Portland, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 25:1423-32. 2006
This paper describes Oregon's implementation of its publicly developed, evidence-based, Practitioner-Managed Prescription Drug Plan (PMPDP)...
- The validity of medicaid pharmacy claims for estimating drug use among elderly nursing home residents: The Oregon experience
D A McKenzie
School of Nursing SN CHC, Oregon Health Sciences University, 3181 S W Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97201 3098, USA
J Clin Epidemiol 53:1248-57. 2000
..81) and fair to good for antidepressants and anxiolytics (kappa = 0.63, and kappa = 0.52, respectively). The findings suggest that Medicaid pharmacy claims data are reasonably accurate for quality assurance and accreditation purposes...
- The full spectrum of biomedical informatics education at Oregon Health & Science University
W R Hersh
Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, BICC, Portland, OR, USA
Methods Inf Med 46:80-3. 2007
..The objective of this paper is to provide a context and description of the biomedical informatics education program at Oregon Health & Science University.
- Five years of legal physician-assisted suicide in Oregon
N Engl J Med 348:961-4. 2003
- Oregon physicians' responses to requests for assisted suicide: a qualitative study
Steven K Dobscha
Department of Veterans Affairs, Portland, Oregon 97207, USA
J Palliat Med 7:451-61. 2004
In 1997, the Oregon Death with Dignity Act was enacted, allowing physicians to prescribe lethal dosages of medication to competent, terminally ill patients who request them...
- Individual utilities are inconsistent with rationing choices: A partial explanation of why Oregon's cost-effectiveness list failed
P A Ubel
Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Med Decis Making 16:108-16. 1996
..To test whether cost-effectiveness analysis and present methods of eliciting health condition "utilities" capture the public's values for health care rationing...
- Mercury levels and relationships in water, sediment, and fish tissue in the Willamette Basin, Oregon
B K Hope
Air Quality Division, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, 811 SW 6th Ave, Portland, Oregon 97204, USA
Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 48:367-80. 2005
In Oregon's Willamette River Basin (the Basin), health advisories currently limit consumption of fish that have accumulated methylmercury (MeHg) to levels posing a significant human health risk...
- Short-term impacts of coverage loss in a Medicaid population: early results from a prospective cohort study of the Oregon Health Plan
Matthew J Carlson
Department of Sociology, Portland State University, Portland, Ore 97207, USA
Ann Fam Med 4:391-8. 2006
..In this study we assessed the immediate impacts of disrupted and lost Medicaid coverage on adults enrolled in the Oregon Health Plan (OHP) when program changes were implemented.