Russ Nelson

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Existing survey data indicate that most smokers are not receptive to harm reduction incentives of switching to smokeless tobacco (SLT). Little is known about the underlying reasons for these views. To explore smokers' perceptions of SLT, we conducted a focus group (eight in total) study of daily smokers between 2009 and 2010 at the University of California,(More)
Cryptosporidium parvum leaped to the attention of the United States following the 1993 outbreak in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, which sickened 400,000 people. Other outbreaks in the United States have been associated with drinking and recreational water, consumption of contaminated foods, contact with animals, and childcare attendance. Despite its public health(More)
  • Russ Nelson
  • Healthcare financial management : journal of the…
  • 1998
Paper patient records are proving increasingly inadequate to meet the modern information needs of group practices. Computerizing patient records can improve physician access to patient information and thereby also improve patient care and outcomes management. By investing in a computerized patient record system, practices can optimize revenues by saving(More)
The authors carried out a study on 53 patients operated on for varices with the object of determining the risk of postoperative thromboembolism. They tried to answer three questions : 1) What is the magnitude of the risk of thromboembolism after this kind of surgery? 2) What is the value of the different methods of detection available? 3) What attitude(More)
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