Ryan Fitzpatrick

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OBJECTIVE To determine cervical cancer screening coverage and the knowledge, attitudes and barriers toward screening tests among women in rural and urban areas of Tanzania, as well as explore how they view the acceptability of the HPV vaccine and potential barriers to vaccination. SETTING A cross-sectional study using interview-administered questionnaires(More)
Objectives: To develop an objective measure to enable hospital Trusts to compare their use of antibiotics.Design:Self-completion, postal questionnaire with telephone follow up.Sample: 4 hospital trusts in the English Midlands.Results: The survey showed that it was possible to collect data concerning the number of Defined Daily Doses (DDD's) of quinolone(More)
Amyloidosis is a protein folding disorder characterized by the deposition of fibrillar proteins into solid organs or tissues. Primary localized amyloidosis of the bladder is very rare and can mimic bladder cancer in its presentation with hematuria, lower urinary tract symptoms or a mass on imaging. A case of localized amyloidosis of the bladder in a(More)
Keratinizing desquamative squamous metaplasia (KDSM) in the renal pelvis is a rare condition with unclear malignant potential. Recent reports suggest it is likely benign and favor endoscopic treatment approaches. Medical record review was completed on two cases at our center to obtain history, physical examination, radiographic findings, and management. A(More)
An in-person multidisciplinary continuing medical education (CME) program was designed to address previously identified knowledge gaps regarding quality indicators of care in kidney cancer. The objective of this study was to develop a CME program and determine if the program was effective for improving participant knowledge. CME programs for clinicians were(More)
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