J. P. Bentley

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OBJECTIVES To determine the effects of risk and payment on subjects' willingness to participate, and to examine how payment influences subjects' potential behaviours and risk evaluations. METHODS A 3 (level of risk) x 3 (level of monetary payment), between subjects, completely randomised factorial design was used. Students enrolled at one of five US(More)
This investigation has sought to determine the significance of the wide range of extractable collagen fractions which appear to exist in growing connective tissues and to determine their position in the process of fibrogenesis. Carrageenin granulomata were induced in guinea pigs and, after injection of (14)C-glycine, this tissue and skin from the same(More)
OBJECTIVE To provide national-level data concerning the percentage of pharmacies selling tobacco products, examine relationships between selling practices and pharmacy characteristic variables, and explore perceptions of conflicts between tobacco-selling activity and professional and personal values and the potential effects of such conflicts. DESIGN,(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the value of employing the Learning and Study Strategies Inventory (LASSI), Defining Issues Test (DIT), and Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking Appraisal (WGCTA) in predictive models for first-year pharmacy student academic performance. METHODS Six years of pharmacy student admission and progression data were evaluated. Additional(More)
The objectives of this study were to examine the use of the analgesics for the relief of exercise-associated pain (EAP) and to examine personal and/or exercise characteristics that might potentially predict such use in recreationally trained college-aged individuals. Recreationally trained college-aged students (N = 263) were invited to complete a(More)
PURPOSE To provide initial tests of internal consistency reliability and both structural and concurrent validity of a smoker identity (SI) scale for college student populations. DESIGN Cross-sectional design. SETTING Midsouth university. PARTICIPANTS Undergraduates in a random sample of university classes completed surveys (92.3% response rate). (More)
OBJECTIVES Animal studies and clinical trials have examined the potential benefits of statins in asthma management with contradictory results. The objective of this study was to determine if asthma patients on concurrent statins are less likely to have asthma-related hospitalisations. DESIGN A retrospective cohort study using Mississippi Medicaid data for(More)
BACKGROUND Six major pharmaceutical products were withdrawn from the market from 2000 to 2006. Little evidence exists in understanding consumer reactions to such events and the influence the withdrawal has on its competitors. OBJECTIVE To explore consumers' attribution of blame after pharmaceutical product market withdrawal (PPMW) and its effect on trust.(More)
OBJECTIVES Health utility of caregivers of children with autism was assessed by using the EuroQol five-dimensional (EQ-5D) questionnaire. Utility scores of autism caregivers were compared with norms for the general adult US population. Predictors of health utility were identified. METHODS A cross-sectional online survey design was used. Caregivers(More)
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