Kalynne Harris

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PURPOSE To develop a research agenda for uterine artery embolization (UAE) for the treatment of symptomatic leiomyomata. MATERIALS AND METHODS An expert panel was convened to examine data and develop a consensus for UAE research. Panelists reviewed data from articles about UAE and data on hysterectomy and myomectomy, which were abstracted into evidence(More)
A 30-year-old East Asian American nurse reported sensitivity to alcohol-based hand sanitizers, which she frequently uses at work. Approximately 20 minutes to 4 hours after applying a hand-sanitizing gel to her hands, she develops redness, pruritus, and swelling that lasts for 1 to 2 days. She develops similar symptoms after applying perfume. After drinking(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine how frequently lay consumers evaluate both the front label of a product package and other nutritional information on the back label of the package; whether the nutritional descriptors on the front label that concern fat affect consumer choice; to what degree information on the back label redirects this choice; and how well consumers(More)
BACKGROUND Contact urticaria (CU) is the development of a wheal and flare on the skin after topical exposure to a particular chemical or compound. It can be diagnosed through a variety of techniques. Many chemicals that cause a type IV allergy can also cause CU. The incidence of CU to these chemicals is unknown. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess relationships between State Health Department (SHD) immunization programs and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). METHODS Surveys were distributed to SHD immunization managers and AAP and AAFP chapter/district heads. RESULTS Most AAP and AAFP respondents reported contact with the(More)
Annual immunization against influenza is recommended for solid organ transplant (SOT) recipients. We used Vaccine Safety Datalink data from 1995 to 2005 to assess influenza vaccination during the first full vaccination season (September-February) following transplant among 1800 kidney, liver, and heart transplant recipients at three health maintenance(More)
BACKGROUND We hypothesized that hyperplasia of papillary dermal nerves was a constant feature of prurigo nodularis. OBJECTIVE We tested this hypothesis by examining sections from 25 cases of prurigo nodularis, 25 cases of skin lesions characterized by epidermal hyperplasia without clinical pruritus, and 22 cases of clinically pruritic dermatoses with(More)
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