Halley E. M. Riley

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OBJECTIVE To assess pandemic-related attitudes and behavioral intentions of home healthcare workers (HHCWs). DESIGN Cross-sectional survey. SETTING New York City. PARTICIPANTS A convenience sample of 384 HHCWs. MAIN OUTCOME VARIABLES Ability and willingness to report to work during a pandemic influenza outbreak. RESULTS A large proportion of HHCWs(More)
On 11 September 2001, one of the largest workplace evacuations in the U.S. history took place. The evacuation was largely successful: an estimated 87% of all occupants in World Trade Center (WTC) Towers 1 and 2 exited in less than two hours. Evacuation times, however, were highly variable and not entirely explained by the engineering parameters of the(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine essential workers' ability and willingness to report to duty during a serious pandemic outbreak and to identify modifiable risk factors. METHODS Workers (N = 1103) from six essential workgroups completed an anonymous, cross-sectional survey. RESULTS Although a substantial proportion of participants reported that they would be able(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine whether the co-administration of hormonal contraceptives (HC) and psychotropic drugs commonly used to treat anxiety and/or depression results in safety or efficacy concerns for either drug. METHODS We searched PubMed and Cochrane libraries for clinical or pharmacokinetic (PK) studies that examined co-administration of any HC with(More)
CONTEXT Although some women may desire the involvement of their partners when obtaining abortion care, male partners are not routinely included in the abortion process. A review of the literature on how male involvement relates to women's abortion experiences may help guide facilities that are considering incorporating male partners in abortion care. (More)
UNLABELLED The World Health Organization (WHO) and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provide recommendations for use of emergency contraceptive pills (ECPs), including levonorgestrel (LNG) and combined oral contraceptives (COCs). A new ECP formulation, ulipristal acetate (UPA), is now available worldwide. To determine whether LNG, UPA(More)
Information on prevalence and risk factors associated with self-reported hearing health among mass transit riders is extremely limited, even though evidence suggests mass transit may be a source of excessive exposure to noise. Data on mass transit ridership were collected from 756 study participants using a self-administered questionnaire. Hearing health(More)
OBJECTIVES St. John's wort (SJW) is a known strong inducer of the cytochrome P450 (CYP) 3 A4 enzyme, and both the ethinyl estradiol and progestin components of hormonal contraceptives are substrates of CYP3A4. This systematic review examined whether the co-administration of SJW and hormonal contraceptives leads to significant safety or efficacy concerns. (More)
BACKGROUND Women who use combined hormonal contraceptives and cigarettes have an increased risk for cardiovascular (CV) events. We reviewed the literature to determine whether women who use hormonal contraceptives (HC) and electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) also have an increased risk. STUDY DESIGN Systematic review. METHODS We searched for articles(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective was to determine the association between use of intrauterine devices (IUDs) by young women and risk of adverse outcomes. METHODS We searched Pubmed, CINAHL, Embase, Popline and the Cochrane Library for articles from inception of database through December 2015. For outcomes specific to IUD use (IUD expulsion and perforation), we(More)