Don Holden

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While there has been increasing interest in using peak flow meters in medical practice, reference values for white adults aged over 65 years are not available. Peak expiratory flow rate was studied in ambulatory adults aged 65 years and above. Healthy nonsmoking subjects were selected by stringent criteria. Multiple linear regression was used to determine(More)
Obstetric care in rural communities is in crisis due to the shortage of practitioners and the pressures of regulatory agencies on small obstetric units. We reviewed the records of 297 pregnant women presenting to the offices of 12 family physicians in rural areas of Western New York State. Local deliveries were done in rural hospitals that reported fewer(More)
  • Don Holden
  • Academic medicine : journal of the Association of…
  • 1990
Solo practice is the dominant mode of rural medical care delivery. At the same time, it is the most likely not to succeed, because the solo physician is choosing to leave the rural community. Group family practice is the most stable form of rural practice, is acceptable, and is sought by the majority of family practice residents seeking to establish new(More)
The E. W. Sparrow Family Practice Residency Program has developed a unique system of training family practice residents in obstetrics. A continuous obstetrical training experience is provided on a non-rotational basis over the three-year residency training period. This experience has been arranged through the creation of the family practice obstetrical(More)
But, it is a serious topic. While I didn’t see the agenda before I made my overheads up and I did not know what Belden Menkus was going to be speaking about, f think I can give you my personal views on security. I am trying to base this on my somewhat real world background, my experience at DEC which may not be reflective of the real world, and what I have(More)
BACKGROUND In the 1990s, the Residency Review Committee for Family Practice (RRCFP) and the American Board of Family Practice used the development of rural training programs as a strategy to bridge training experiences across urban referral centers and rural community hospitals. These programs are relatively small and attract trainees who are predisposed to(More)
After nearly two decades of Federal, State and local incentives, primary medical services in rural areas remain for short of target. Numerous demonstration projects supported by public and private funds have had some success but models with both broad replicability and independence of external start-up and/or maintenance support are rare. The Department of(More)
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