Carrie L. Byington

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The nature of clinical medicine is to focus on individuals rather than the populations from which they originate. This orientation can be problematic in the context of acute healthcare delivery during routine winter outbreaks of viral respiratory disease where an individuals likelihood of viral infection depends on knowledge of local disease incidence. The(More)
Front line health care providers (HCPs) play a central role in endemic (pertussis), epidemic (influenza) and pandemic (avian influenza) infectious disease outbreaks. Effective preparedness for this role requires access to and awareness of population-based data (PBD). We investigated the degree to which this is currently achieved among HCPs in Utah by(More)
  • Michael X Repka, Jones-Jordan, Sinnott La, Graham Lt, Nd, Wen +23 others
  • 2015
nism by which outdoor activities may provide a benefit in reducing myopia so the intervention can be precisely designed. Given the popular appeal of increased outdoor activities to improve the health of school-aged children in general, the potential benefit of slowing myopia development and progression by those same activities is difficult to ignore.(More)
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