Amy S Ebesu Hubbard

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OBJECTIVE There is a dearth of studies on the mechanisms of multiple risk behaviors, even though these behaviors are significant public health issues. The authors investigated whether health behavior interventions have transfer or compensatory effects on other health behaviors. PARTICIPANTS AND METHODS The authors looked at transfer and compensation(More)
BACKGROUND The field of epidemiology struggles both with enhancing causal inference in observational studies and providing useful information for policy makers and public health workers focusing on interventions. Population intervention models, analogous to population attributable fractions, estimate the causal impact of interventions in a population, and(More)
This study analyzed strategies individuals use to manage the discovery of deception in a relationship. A sample of 210 participants completed questionnaires detailing their use of repair strategies subsequent to deception. Findings showed that the use of repair strategies differed across relational types and that the use of prosocial relational repair(More)
The ability to make judgments of veracity was investigated to see if training individuals on visual, vocal, or verbal content cues of deception would increase their ability to judge whether a message was truthful. The overall rate of accuracy of judging veracity was significantly greater for subjects trained on verbal content cues. More specifically, for(More)
AIMS This study was to assess the accuracy of a surgeon performing ultrasound-guided core biopsies of the breast. METHODS A prospective audit was carried out of 555 patients who underwent an ultrasound-guided core biopsy for a discrete solid mass [under 30 mm maximum diameter] by a single surgeon. The surgeon controlled the core biopsy needle and an(More)
Cefpodoxime is an oral third-generation cephalosporin used for the treatment of acute upper-respiratory tract infections caused by susceptible bacteria in children. Although not indicated for the treatment of bacterial meningitis, it is used to treat other infections produced by organisms associated with meningitis and may obscure the result of(More)
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