Kristine M Johnson

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Tobacco counseling practices of dentists and other health care professionals in a predominantly rural region in the Upper Midwest were assessed to determine the need for professional education. A survey was mailed to all dentists, physicians, chiropractors, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and public health nurses in a 16-county region. Half (51.9(More)
BACKGROUND This research describes tobacco attitudes and practices of health care providers in the Upper Midwest. A baseline measure of preventive practices by providers was needed to plan effective tobacco intervention education programs. METHODS Health care providers in a 16-county region received a mailed survey regarding tobacco assessment practices,(More)
BACKGROUND This study was undertaken to determine whether interdisciplinary high-fidelity simulation training improves group cohesion in nurse-physician teams. In addition, perceptions of collaboration and satisfaction with patient care decisions were measured in nurse-physician participants. METHODS Clinical scenarios relevant to the general surgical(More)
  • K M Johnson
  • 1975
A limited but definite need exists for vaccines against Lassa, Junin, and Machupo viruses. Medical and laboratory personnel, as well as defined high-risk population groups, require protection from these highly virulent agents. To date little work has been done on inactivated vaccines for these viruses. A live attenuated Junin vaccine has been tested(More)
"This article delineates the incidence and regional variation [in the United States] of natural decrease since 1950, considers the demographic factors that caused natural decrease, assesses each factor's relative impact, identifies shared characteristics of areas experiencing natural decrease, and considers the implications of natural decrease." Factors(More)