Joanna M Phillips

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The purpose of this study was to identify and compare the adherence to breast cancer screening guidelines [monthly breast self-examination (BSE), age-related mammography, yearly professional breast examination (PBE)] among African-American women (AAW) of differing employment status. The Breast Cancer Screening Model served as the organizing framework for(More)
BACKGROUND Epidemiological evidence from observational studies has suggested that blood levels and dietary intake of selenium of adults with asthma are lower than those of controls. The only previous trial of selenium supplementation in adults with asthma found no objective evidence of benefit but involved only 24 participants. METHODS A randomised,(More)
Aim To gather information about planned treatment, outcomes and type of patient attending a multidisciplinary hypodontia clinic over a five year period at Glasgow Dental Hospital and School.Study design There were three parts to the study: (i) to report demographics of the patients with hypodontia attending the multidisciplinary clinic from its outset in(More)
Two hundred ten adults, 100 women and 110 men, were recruited on the condition of always having asymptomatic knee joints. These recruits were initially solicited by newspaper advertisement. The women were recruited in 3 weeks, but additional efforts and 3 months were necessary to assemble the group of men. The volunteers underwent a uniform comprehensive(More)
BACKGROUND Because the state of Maryland has the fourth highest cancer death rate among the states and the District of Columbia, a community-based hospital identified the need to develop a cancer prevention, screening, and education program for the community at large and the employees. Subsequently, as a prerequisite for graduation, Community Health Nursing(More)
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