Earl B. Russell

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To assess the importance of benign prostatic hyperplasia on activities of daily living, a cross-sectional survey of 1627 men aged 40-79 years (representing a 65% response rate) registered with two health centres in central Scotland was carried out, using a urinary symptom questionnaire and uroflowmetry to identify men more likely to have benign prostatic(More)
A series of 430 men aged 40 to 79 years underwent transrectal ultrasonography (TRUS) as part of a community survey of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). We describe a reproducible method of prostate volume estimation and discuss the implications of prostate dimension changes in BPH. The mean prostate and adenoma volumes for the group were 32 ml (SD 14) and(More)
In Illinois, agricultural education programs at the secondary level continue to experience enrollment declines (Craft, 1991). Data compiled between 1977 and 1986 by the Illinois Association of Vocational Agricultural Teachers (Witt. 1987) and the Illinois Board of Higher Education (Databook on Illinois Higher Education, 1986) from 1977 to 1986, showed(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe changes over 3 years in urinary symptom severity and bothersomeness and in interference caused by symptoms in selected everyday activities in a cohort of men with untreated benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). METHODS A prospective study of a community-based cohort of 217 men from Forth Valley, Scotland, which satisfied a working(More)
A cohort of 254 men, aged 40-79 years, was followed up at 1 year in a community-based survey of benign prostatic hyperplasia. Immediately after completing a questionnaire about the occurrence of 12 urinary symptoms over the previous month, the men were invited to keep a prospective diary asking about the same symptoms over 7 consecutive days in order to(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of (anatomical) benign prostatic hyperplasia/enlargement (BPH/BPE) in an unselected population and to assess the relationships between BPE, urinary flow rates (UFRs) and symptoms in men with BPH. SUBJECTS AND METHODS All men aged 40-79 years and living in three ex-mining villages in Scotland were invited to undergo a(More)
BACKGROUND Little is known about why men fail to seek medical help for urological symptoms. AIM This study was designed to document men's perceptions of urinary symptoms and to increase understanding of health-care-seeking behaviour. METHOD A stratified random sample of men aged 40-79 years was drawn from the age-sex register of a health centre in(More)
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