David I . Bernstein

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BACKGROUND The disease burden of influenza infection among children is not well established. We conducted a population-based surveillance of medical visits associated with laboratory-confirmed influenza. METHODS Eligible children were younger than five years of age, resided in three U.S. counties, and had a medical visit for an acute respiratory tract(More)
Disclosure of potential conflict of interest: L. Cox is a consultant for Genentech/Novartis, Hollister-Stier, and Stallergenes; is a speaker for Novartis; has received research support from Stallergenes; is on the Board of Directors for the American Board of Allergy and Immunology; and is on the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s Allergenic Product(More)
The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) and the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) have jointly accepted responsibility for establishing ‘‘The diagnosis and Management of Rhinitis: An Updated Practice Parameter.’’ This is a complete and comprehensive document at the current time. The medical environment is a(More)
I. Leonard Bernstein, MD; James T. Li, MD, PhD; David I. Bernstein, MD; Robert Hamilton, PhD, DABMLI; Sheldon L. Spector, MD; Ricardo Tan, MD; Scott Sicherer, MD; David B. K. Golden, MD; David A. Khan, MD; Richard A. Nicklas, MD; Jay M. Portnoy, MD; Joann Blessing-Moore, MD; Linda Cox, MD; David M. Lang, MD; John Oppenheimer, MD; Christopher C. Randolph,(More)
BACKGROUND Two previous studies of a herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) subunit vaccine containing glycoprotein D in HSV-discordant couples revealed 73% and 74% efficacy against genital disease in women who were negative for both HSV type 1 (HSV-1) and HSV-2 antibodies. Efficacy was not observed in men or HSV-1 seropositive women. METHODS We conducted a(More)
BACKGROUND Cases of rotavirus-associated acute gastroenteritis have declined since the introduction of rotavirus vaccines, but the burden of norovirus-associated acute gastroenteritis in children remains to be assessed. METHODS We conducted active surveillance for laboratory-confirmed cases of norovirus among children younger than 5 years of age with(More)
Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines are under investigation, but little is known about attitudes regarding vaccination. The aims of this study were to identify attitudes about and intention to receive an HPV vaccine in young women using a theory-based model. Young women (n=52, mean age 25 years, range 18-30 years, 35% Black/Non-Hispanic) completed a survey(More)
These parameters were developed by the Joint Task Force on Practice Parameters, representing the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI); the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI); and the Joint Council of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. The AAAAI and the ACAAI have jointly accepted responsibility for establishing "The(More)
BACKGROUND A previous American College of Chest Physicians Consensus Statement on asthma in the workplace was published in 1995. The current Consensus Statement updates the previous one based on additional research that has been published since then, including findings relevant to preventive measures and work-exacerbated asthma (WEA). METHODS A panel of(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines will soon be available for clinical use, and the effectiveness of vaccine delivery programs will depend largely upon whether providers recommend the vaccine. The objectives of this study were to examine family physicians' attitudes about HPV immunization and to identify predictors of intention to recommend(More)