MSEd Dr. Barbara J. Turner MD

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OBJECTIVE: To distinguish the effects of drug abuse, mental disorders, and problem drinking on antiretroviral therapy (ART) and highly active ART (HAART) use. DESIGN: Prospective population-based probability sample of 2,267 (representing 213,308) HIV-infected persons in care in the United States in early 1996. MEASUREMENTS: Self-reported ART from first(More)
BACKGROUND: Antiretroviral adherence is worse in women than in men, and depression can influence medication adherence. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the relationship of gender, depression, medical care, and mental health care to adherence in HIV-infected drug users. DESIGN: Retrospective cohort study. SETTING: New York State Medicaid program. PARTICIPANTS: One(More)
A patient’s appraisal of symptom significance is important to the timeliness with which care is sought. Little is known, however, about the variations in patients’ responses to symptoms and the factors determining variations. To assess lay individuals’ perception of the importance of symptoms, 75 private and 75 clinic outpatients and 73 inpatients were(More)
SGIM endoreses seven principles related to current thinking about internal medicine training: 1) internal medicine requires a full three years of residency training before subspecialization; 2) internal medicine residency programs must dramatically increase support for training in the ambulatory setting and offer equivalent opportunities for training in(More)
OBJECTIVE: To examine the association of clinic HIV-focused features and advanced HIV care experience with Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) prophylaxis and development of PCP as the initial AIDS diagnosis. DESIGN: Nonconcurrent prospective study. SETTING: New York State Medicaid Program. PARTICIPANTS: Medicaid enrollees diagnosed with AIDS in 1990–1992.(More)
The authors discuss the development and proceedings of a highly structured conference at which 17 representatives from diverse non-medical groups and 14 medical educators from one medical school identified objectives needing greater emphasis in the medical curriculum. The conference emulated industry’s use of consumer advisory panels. Using the nominal(More)
Objective:To improve the delivery of preventive care in a medical clinic, a controlled trial was conducted of two interventions that were expected to influence delivery of preventive services differently, depending on level of initiative required of the physician or patient to complete a service. Design:A prospective, controlled trial of five-months’(More)
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