Laurie Bridger

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Teaching medical students to integrate patient-centered skills into the medical interview is challenging. Longitudinal training requires significant curricular and faculty time. Unsupervised students risk harm if they uncover and inappropriately manage psychosocial issues in actual patients. They fear saying the wrong thing in emotionally charged(More)
BACKGROUND The quality of preventive care provided in student-run free clinics has not been well documented, although an increasing number of vulnerable populations seek care in these settings. OBJECTIVE To examine the rate of preventive care services provided in one student-run free clinic compared with national data. Design. Cross-sectional chart(More)
PROBLEM Community-engaged research (CEnR) is a complex, collaborative process that presents many challenges and requires investment of time and commitment by both community and university research partners. PURPOSE This paper describes the experience of a group of university and community members developing a set of guidelines for the ethical conduct of(More)
Blood selenium concentrations and liveweight gains were assessed for sheep grazing pastures treated with different selenium supplements over a 2-year period. Three 0.5 hectare irrigated blocks with pasture selenium concentrations of less than 0.04 μg/g DM were identified near Lincoln, Canterbury during 1997. Treatments applied in early November 1997 were:(More)
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