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Interactive Preventive Health Record to Enhance Delivery of Recommended Care: A Randomized Trial
PURPOSE Americans receive only one-half of recommended preventive services. Information technologies have been advocated to engage patients. We tested the effectiveness of an interactive preventiveExpand
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Depot medroxyprogesterone acetate increases immune cell numbers and activation markers in human vaginal mucosal tissues.
The relationship between exogenous contraceptive hormones and permissiveness of the female genital tract to human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) is the subject of renewed debate. To betterExpand
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The relative importance of patient-reported barriers to colorectal cancer screening.
BACKGROUND Colorectal cancer (CRC) screening rates are suboptimal. The most important barriers identified by patients are poorly understood. A comprehensive assessment of barriers to all recommendedExpand
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Long-Term Treatment Outcomes for Parent-Assisted Social Skills Training for Adolescents With Autism Spectrum Disorders: The UCLA PEERS Program
Social deficits are a hallmark characteristic among adolescents with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), yet few evidence-based interventions exist aimed at improving social skills for this population,Expand
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Commutability limitations influence quality control results with different reagent lots.
BACKGROUND Good laboratory practice includes verifying that each new lot of reagents is suitable for use before it is put into service. Noncommutability of quality control (QC) samples with clinicalExpand
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Patient costs as a barrier to intensive health behavior counseling.
BACKGROUND Although intensive health behavior counseling has been demonstrated to help patients lose weight and quit smoking, many payers offer limited coverage for such counseling. PURPOSE ThisExpand
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Long-term outcomes of parent-assisted social skills intervention for high-functioning children with autism spectrum disorders
This study aims to evaluate the long-term outcome of Children’s Friendship Training, a parent-assisted social skills intervention for children. Prior research has shown Children’s Friendship TrainingExpand
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Design effects for sample size computation in three-level designs
Experiments with multiple nested levels where randomization can take place at any level bring challenges to the computation of sample sizes. Formulas derived under simple single-level experimentsExpand
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Bacterial Vaginosis and Subclinical Markers of Genital Tract Inflammation and Mucosal Immunity.
Bacterial vaginosis (BV) has been linked to an increased risk of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) acquisition and transmission in observational studies, but the underlying biological mechanisms areExpand
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An open-label pilot study of apremilast for the treatment of moderate to severe lichen planus: a case series.
BACKGROUND Current treatments for chronic lichen planus (LP) are often ineffective and may have significant adverse side effects. An alternative safe and effective treatment for recalcitrant LP isExpand
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