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2017

Saigal, Pooja. Diving for PURLs: Postdischarge thromboprophylaxis after bariatric surgery Evidence-Based Practice. 2017; 20(3).

Cipolla, Anthoney and Gibes, Joseph. HelpDesk Answers (HDA): In adult men with diabetes and erectile dysfunction, does a PDE-5 inhibitor improve sexual function? Evidence-Based Practice. 2017; 20(3).

Oshman, Lauren. Diving for PURLs: BMI: A weighty risk for complex endometrial hyperplasia Evidence-Based Practice. 2017; 20(2).

Garg, Richa and Saigal, Pooja. HelpDesk Answers (HDA): In adults using antibiotics, do high-dose probiotics result in greater reduction of gastrointestinal symptoms than low-dose probiotics? Evidence-Based Practice. 2017; 20(2).

Miller, Deborah. Diving for PURLs: Cold turkey or gradual approach for smoking cessation? Evidence-Based Practice. 2017; 20(1).

Triantafillou, Tom. Diving for PURLs: BMI: A weak predictor of mortality in frail older women. Evidence-Based Practice. 2017; 20(1).

2016

Roberson, Kortnee. Diving for PURLs: Nicotinamide for skin cancer prevention. Evidence-Based Practice. 2016; 19(12).

Martin, Alfred. Diving for PURLs: Isosorbide worsens activity tolerance in patients with diastolic heart failure. Evidence-Based Practice. 2016; 19(12).

Bello, Jennifer. Diving for PURLs: Duration of DAPT with N-DES. Evidence-Based Practice. 2016; 19(11).

Oyola, Sonia. Diving for PURLs: Just an NSAID for acute low back pain. Evidence-Based Practice. 2016; 19(11).

Miller, Deborah and Lee, Woo Woo (Chris). HelpDesk Answers (HDA): Do adults with vitamin D deficiency have increased incidence of dementia? Evidence-Based Practice. 2016; 19(11).

Gibes, Joseph. Diving for PURLs: It's never too late; Steroids for late preterm delivery. Evidence-Based Practice. 2016; 19(10).

Benson, Janice. Diving for PURLs: Management of PROM. Evidence-Based Practice. 2016; 19(8).

Saigal, Pooja. Diving for PURLs: Tylenol #3 as good as Percocet. Evidence-Based Practice. 2016; 19(6).

Stulberg, Debra. Diving for PURLs: HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis works: Daily dosing is standard, but timing doses with sex may be an option for some. Evidence-Based Practice. 2016; 19(6).

Miller, Deborah and Lee, Woo Woo (Chris). HelpDesk Answers (HDA): Does bracing in adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis reduce scoliosis progression or surgical intervention? Evidence-Based Practice. 2016; 19(5).

Combs, Gene. Diving for PURLs: Light therapy helps depression regardless of season. Evidence-Based Practice. 2016; 19(3).

Ewigman, Bernard; Davis, Ardis; Vansagbi, Tom; Cole, Allison; deGruy, Frank; Green, Lee; King, Dana; Kuzel, Tony; Lindbloom, Erik; Meadows, Lynn; Miser, Fred; Nease, Donald and Ruffin, Mack. Building Research & Scholarship Capacity in Departments of Family Medicine: A New Joint ADFM-NAPCRG Initiative. Annals of Family Medicine. 2016; 14(1).

Benson, Janice. Diving for PURLs: Rule out MI faster with high-sensitivity troponin. Evidence-Based Practice. 2016; 19(2).

Wolfe RM, Pomerantz J, Miller DE, Weiss-Coleman R, Solomonides T. Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Preoperative Screening and Postoperative Care. J Am Board Fam Med. 2016;29(2):263-275. http://www.jabfm.org/content/29/2/263.abstract?etoc

Nguyen, Liz. Diving for PURLs: Fracture risk increases with subclinical hyperthyroidism. Evidence-Based Practice. 2016; 19(1).

Miller, Deborah. Diving for PURLs: Epidural steroid injection or gabapentin for lumbosacral radicular pain. Evidence-Based Practice. 2016; 19(1).


2015

Benson, Janice. Diving for PURLs: Treat typical CAP with typical antibiotics for most adults. Evidence-Based Practice. 2015; 18(12).

Roberson, Kortnee. Diving for PURLs: Patellofemoral osteoarthritis: To brace or not to brace. Evidence-Based Practice. 2015; 18(10).

Oshman, Lauren. Diving for PURLs: In women who have experienced one or more miscarriages, does the addition of oral progesterone improve pregnancy outcomes? Evidence-Based Practice. 2015; 18(10).

Benson, Janice and Kirley, Kate. Diving for PURLs: "Any diet will do ya!"...For weight loss, that is. Evidence-Based Practice. 2015; 18(9).

Bello Kottenstette, Jennifer. Diving for PURLs: Earlier peanut exposure reduces risk of peanut allergy in high-risk children. Evidence-Based Practice. 2015; 18(9).

Nguyen, Elizabeth. Diving for PURLs: Ditch morning testosterone draws. Evidence-Based Practice. 2015; 18(8).

Miller, Deborah. HelpDesk Answers (HDA): Does prehypertension in adults increase risk of cardiovascular events or all-cause mortality. Evidence-Based Practice. 2015; 18(8).

Oyola, Sonia. Diving for PURLs: Low-dose aspirin for women at risk for preeclampsia. Evidence-Based Practice. 2015; 18(7).

Oshman, Lauren. Diving for PURLs: Skip the drip when prescribing PPIs for high-risk bleeding ulcers. Evidence-Based Practice. 2015; 18(6).

Benson, Janice. Diving for PURLs: The best way to discontinue PPIs is still in (re)flux. Evidence-Based Practice. 2015; 18(6).

Saigal, Pooja. Diving for PURLs: Shoe advice for chronic foot pain. Evidence-Based Practice. 2015; 18(5).

Oyola, Sonia. Diving for PURLs: Don't delay: Start statins before you stent. Evidence-Based Practice. 2015; 18(3).

Roberson, Kortnee. Diving for PURLs: Statin plus standard care for venous ulcers. Evidence-Based Practice. 2015; 18(3).

Kirley, Kate. Diving for PURLs: Aspirin for all? Evidence-Based Practice. 2015; 18(3).

Oshman, Lauren. Diving for PURLs: Vitamin C for pregnant smokers. Evidence-Based Practice. 2015; 18(1).

Stulberg, Debra. Diving for PURLs: Prognostic value of fasting cholesterol is no better than nonfasting. Evidence-Based Practice. 2015; 18(1).

Roberson, Kortnee. Diving for PURLs: Dose may matter: Higher risk of suicide for young people at certain doses of SSRIs. Evidence-Based Practice. 2015; 18(1).

2014

Bello, Jennifer. Diving for PURLs: Intramuscular betamethasone for acute gout may reduce pain faster than oral diclofenac sodium. Evidence-Based Practice. 2014; 17(12).

Kirley, Kate. Diving for PURLs: More support for cervical cancer screening with HPV testings. Evidence-Based Practice. 2014; 17(11).

Stulberg, Debra. Diving for PURLs: Probiotics for colic? Evidence-Based Practice. 2014; 17(11).

Nguyen, Liz. Diving for PURLs: Spacers are just as effective, if not superior to, nebulizers for asthma exacerbations. Evidence-Based Practice. 2014; 17(11).

Egan, Mari. Diving for PURLs: Mash your food to prevent symptoms of diabetic gastroparesis. Evidence-Based Practice. 2014; 17(11).

Steineke, Nicole and Saigal, Pooja. HelpDesk Answer (HDA): Do vegans have lowed cancer incidence and mortality than meat eaters? Evidence-Based Practice. 2014; 17(11).

Oyola, Sonia. Diving for PURLs: Allergen-specific immunotherapy for atopic dermatitis. Evidence-Based Practice. 2014; 17(10).

Kirley, Kate. Diving for PURLs: Compression hose an option for venous ulcers. Evidence-Based Practice. 2014; 17(10).

Nguyen, Liz. Diving for PURLs: Oral steroids for knee osteoarthritis. Evidence-Based Practice. 2014; 17(9).

Benson, Janice. Diving for PURLs: Lidocine spray is as effective as lidocaine injection in decreasing LEEP pain. Evidence-Based Practice. 2014; 17(9).

Stulberg, Debra. Diving for PURLs: Viscous lidocane no better than placebo at improving fluid intake for kids with infectious oral ulcers. Evidence-Based Practice. 2014; 17(8).

Kirley, Kate. Diving for PURLs: Patient's weight limits the effectiveness of emergency contraception. Evidence-Based Practice. 2014; 17(8).

Benson, Janice. Diving for PURLs: Compression stockings do not prevent postthrombotic syndrome in first-time DVT patients. Evidence-Based Practice. 2014; 17(8).

Oyola, Sonia. Diving for PURLs: Keep kids with asthma out of the hospital - add an inhaled anticholinergic. Evidence-Based Practice. 2014; 17(7).

Nguyen, Liz and Ewigman, Bernard. Diving for PURLs: Botulinum toxin A may help improve sleep and reduce pain in patients with postherpetic neuralgia. Evidence-Based Practice. 2014; 17(7).

Egan, Mari. Diving for PURLs: Do not use perioperative beta-blockers to prevent morbidity and mortality in noncardiac surgery. Evidence-Based Practice. 2014; 17(7).

Bello, Jennifer. Diving for PURLs: AAA surveillance: Are we screening too often? Evidence-Based Practice. 2014; 17(7).

Egan, Mari. Diving for PURLs: IV metoclopramide plus diphenhydramine superior to IV ketorolac for headache. Evidence-Based Practice. 2014; 17(6).

Kirley, Kate. Diving for PURLs: Amoxicilliin-clavulanate for moderate COPD exacerbations in outpatients. Evidence-Based Practice. 2014; 17(6).

Saigal, Pooja. HelpDesk Answers (HDA): Yoga may be effective for chronic low-back pain. Evidence-Based Practice. 2014; 17(6).

Oyola, Sonia. Diving for PURLs: SPARX: a video game for depressed teens. Evidence-Based Practice. 2014; 17(5).

Nguyen, Liz. Diving for PURLs: Giving antibiotics prior to catheter removal reduces risk of UTI. Evidence-Based Practice. 2014; 17(5).

Roberson, Kortnee. Diving for PURLs: Small therapeutic yield with routine provocative cardiac testing. Evidence-Based Practice. 2014; 17(5).

Benson, Janice and Ewigman, Bernard. HelpDesk Answers (HDA): Is there an increased rate of infectious endocarditis in pacemaker patients? Evidence-Based Practice. 2014; 17(5).

Benson, Janice. Diving for PURLs: IV iron can prevent transfusion but may increase infection rate. Evidence-Based Practice. 2014; 17(4).

Kirley, Kate. Diving for PURLs: Use different D-dimer cutoffs to rule out deep vein thrombosis in elderly. Evidence-Based Practice. 2014; 17(4).

Roberson, Kortnee. Diving for PURLs: Aggressive fluid and sodium restrictions unnecessary in some cases of acute decompensated heart failure. Evidence-Based Practice. 2014; 17(4).

Bello, Jennifer. Diving for PURLs: Capsaicin 8% patch: hurts so good? Evidence-Based Practice. 2014; 17(3).

Oyola, Sonia. Diving for PURLs: Superficial thrombophlebitis: treatment and prevention of complications. Evidence-Based Practice. 2014; 17(3).

Nguyen, Liz. Diving for PURLs: Penicillin for prevention of recurrent cellulitis. Evidence-Based Practice. 2014; 17(3).

Chavey, William; Medvedev, Sofia; Hohnmann, Sam; Ewigman, Bernard. The Status of Adult Inpatient Care by Family Physicians at US Academic Medical Centers and Affiliated Teaching Hospitals 2003 to 2012: The Impact of the Hospitalist Movement. Family Medicine. 2014; 46(2).

Egan, Mari. Diving for PURLs: Early intensive BP control after acute intracerebral hemorrhage may improve quality of life. Evidence-Based Practice. 2014; 17(2).

Kirley, Kate. Diving for PURLs: Risk scoring for male osteoporosis. Evidence-Based Practice. 2014; 17(2).

Miller, Deborah, Woodward, Nakia, Gauer, Robert. Clinical Inquiries: Whom should you contact for secondary sources of hypertension? Journal of Family Practice. 2014; 63(1).

2013


Benson, Janice Diving for PURLs: Daily colchicine promising for secondary prevention of CAD. Evidence-Based Practice. 2013; 16(11).

Fudala, Monica and Rowland, Kate HelpDesk Answers (HDA): In children diagnosed with chronic sinusitis, does giving systemic steroids improve symptoms? Evidence-Based Practice. 2013; 16(12).

Benson, Janice Diving for PURLs: Can't tolerate CPAP? Get MAD. Evidence-Based Practice. 2013; 16(11).

Egan, Mari. Diving for PURLs: Use of inhaled glucocorticoids in childhood asthma reduces adult height. Evidence-Based Practice. 2013; 16(10).

Oyola, Sonia. Diving for PURLs: Corticosteroids plus physiotherapy for lateral elbow pain. Evidence-Based Practice. 2013; 16(10).

Oyola, Sonia. Diving for PURLs: Progesterone test can predict pregnancy viability. Evidence-Based Practice. 2013; 16(9).

Bello, Jennifer. Diving for PURLs: Vitamin D plus calcium supplementation reduces fracture risk only in institutionalized postmenopausal women. Evidence-Based Practice. 2013; 16(8).

Oyola, Sonia. Diving for PURLs: Prevent recurrent VTE with aspirin. Evidence-Based Practice. 2013; 16(8).

Saigal, Pooja. Diving for PURLs: Facilitated physical activity for depression. Evidence-Based Practice. 2013; 16(8).

Middleton DB, Wolfe RM. The Vaccine Misinformation Landscape in Family Medicine. Book chapter in: Vaccinophobia and Vaccine Controversies of the 21st Century. Ed. Chatterjee A. Springer, New York, NY. 2013.

Kirley K. Diving for PURLs: Probiotics for antibiotic-associated diarrhea. Evidence-Based Practice. 2013; 16(7).

Kirley K. Diving for PURLs: VTE risk among contraception users. Evidence-Based Practice. 2013; 16(7).

Oyola S. Diving for PURLs: Screening and interventions for intimate partner violence. Evidence-Based Practice. 2013; 16(7).

Kirley K. Diving for PURLs: Probiotics for antibiotic-associated diarrhea. Evidence-Based Practice. 2013; 16(4).

Egan M. Diving for PURLs: Use high-sensitivity cardiac troponin for one-hour rule-in or rule-out of myocardial infarction. Evidence-Based Practice. 2013; 16(4).

Bello J. Diving for PURLs: Value of laxative-free colon cancer screening. Evidence-Based Practice. 2013; 16(3).

Egan M. Diving for PURLs: Bariatric surgery induces remission of type 2 diabetes. Evidence-Based Practice. 2013; 16(3).

Bello Kottenstette J, Stulberg DB. Time to regularly screen for intimate partner violence? Journal of Family Practice. February 2013. Volume 62 (number 2).

Oyola S. Diving for PURLs: Antibiotics for appendicitis? Evidence-Based Practice 2013; 16(2).

Kirley K. Diving for PURLs: Enoxaparin: a new vulvodynia treatment? Evidence-Based Practice 2013; 16(2).

Stulberg DB, Cain L, Dahlquist I, Lauderdale DS. Ectopic pregnancy rates in the Medicaid population. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.January 10, 2013.

Egan M. Diving for PURLs: Hyaluronic acid knee injections helpful for osteoarthritis. Evidence-Based Practice 2013; 16(1).

2012

Stulberg DB. Patient protection and affordable care act and reproductive health: harnessing data to improve care. Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law Volume 38 (number 2): 441-56. December 21, 2012.

Freedman LR, Stulberg DB. Conflicts in care for obstetric complications in catholic hospitals. American Journal of Bioethics Primary Research December 18, 2012.

Egan M. Diving for PURLs: Antibiotics are minimally effective for acute infective conjunctivitis. Evidence-Based Practice 2012; 15(10).

Saigal P, Sharma U. HelpDesk Answers (HDAs): Does levothyroxine supplementation reduce subjective symptoms inpatients with subclinical hypothyroidism? Evidence-Based Practice 2012; 15(9).

Egan M, Rowland K. PURLs: Treating pulmonary embolism at home? Journal of Family Practice Journal of Family Practice, 61(6) 2012: 349+.

Oyola S, Ewgiman B.Diving for PURLs: Saw palmetto no more effective than placebo for BPH symptoms. Evidence-Based Practice 2012; 15(8).

Stulberg DB, Dude AM, Dahlquist I, Curlin FA. Obstetrician-gynecologists, religious institutions, and conflicts regarding patient care policies. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. July 2012. Volume 207 (number 1): e1-5.

Wolfe RM. Update on Adult Immunizations. J. Am Board Fam Med. 2012; 25(4):496-510.

Oyola S, Stulberg D. Diving for PURLs: LMW Heparin and Mortality. Evidence-Based Practice 2012; 15(7).

Kirley K. Diving for PURLs: Tai Chi for Chronic Low-Back Pain. Evidence-Based Practice 2012; 15(7).

Oyola S, Stulberg D. Diving for PURLs: Yoga for Back Pain. Evidence-Based Practice 2012; 15(6).

Egan M. Diving for PURLs: Clindamycin Treatment for Bacterial Vaginosis in Pregnancy to Prevent Preterm Births. Evidence-Based Practice 2012; 15(6).

Bello J, Rowland K. Diving for PURLs: An Attempt to Reduce Ankle Injuries in High School Basketball Players. Evidence-Based Practice 2012; 15(6).

Rao G, Mounsey A. Diving for PURLs: Antispasmodics and antidepressants for IBS. Evidence-Based Practice 2012; 15(5).

Stulberg D, Brown D, Sharma U. Diving for PURLs: Pacifiers do not interfere with duration of breastfeeding. Evidence-Based Practice 2012; 15(5).

Kirley, K. Diving for PURLs: Questionable benefit of dietary supplements in older women. Evidence-Based Practice 2012; 15(4).

Rao G. A Role for Emerging Obesity Drugs. Current cardiovascular risk reports Online February 2012.

Brown D, Stulberg D, Sharma U. Diving for PURLs: Cognitive behavioral therapy for patients with CV disease. Evidence-Based Practice 2012; 15 (2).

Kirley K. Diving for PURLs: Bedtime versus morning dosing of blood pressure medications. Evidence-Based Practice 2012; 15 (2).

Bello J, Stulberg D. HelpDesk Answers: Does having a confirmed negative gonorrhea/chlamydia test at the time of intrauterine device (IUD) insertion decrease the risk of developing pelvic inflammatory diseases (PID)? Evidence-Based Practice 2012; 15 (2).

Egan M, Mainous III AG. The tension between educational equivalency and equipoise in medical education research. Fam Med. 2012; 44 (1): 5-6.

Beaman J, Stulberg D. HelpDesk Answers: What are the options for treating presumed benign ovarian cysts? Evidence-Based Practice. 2012; 15 (1).

2011


Jones K, Egan M. Stevermer JJ. PURLS: Offer this contraceptive to breastfeeding new moms. J Fam Pract.2011; 60 (12):744-46.

Rao G, Rowland, K. PURLS: Zinc for the common cold -- not if, but when. J Fam Pract.2011; 60 (11):699-671.

Egan M, Prasad S. PURLS: Statins for patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver? J. Fam Pract. 2011; 60 (9)536-538.

Kirley K. Diving for PURLS: A simple 2-step model for diagnosing obstructive sleep apnea. Evidence-Based Practice. 2011; 14 (12).

Rogers N, Rowland K, Ewigman B. Diving for PURLs: Treatment of persistent asthma. Evidence-Based Practice. 2011; 14 (10).

Egan M, Sharma U. Diving for PURLs: Statins safe with mildly elevated transaminases. Evidence-Based Practice. 2011; 14 (10).

Middleton DB, Zimmerman RK, Troy JA, Wolfe RM. Keeping up-to-date with immunization practices. Prim Care Clin Office Pract . 2011;38:747-761.

Wolfe RM. Adult immunizations. In: PEPID [Internet]. Evanston (IL): PEPID™, LLC. 2011. In publication.

Stulberg DB, Dude AM, Dahlquist I, Curlin FA. Abortion provision among practicing obstetrician-gynecologists. Obstratrics & Gynecology. September 2011. Volume 118 (number 3): 609-614.

Wolfe RM. Lithium. In DynaMed [Internet]. Ipswich (MA): EBSCO Publishing. 1995 - .Record No. 233030, [updated 2011 Apr 11]; [about 21 screens]. Available from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=dynamed&id=233030. Registration and login required.

Kirley K, Rowland K. PURLs: Time to try this warfarin alternative?J Fam Pract.2011;60(4):220-222.

Stulberg DB, Zhang JX, Lindau ST. Socioeconomic disparities in ectopic pregnancy: predictors of adverse outcomes from Illinois hospital-based care, 2000-2006. Matern Child Health J. 2011;15(2):234-241.

Jones K, Ewigman B. PURLs: Help for recurrent bacterial vaginosis. J Fam Pract.2011;60(2):91-93.


2010


Pereira SL, Egan M, Stevermer JJ. Screen teens for depression--it's quicker than you think. J Fam Pract.2010;59(11):643-644.

Hirschfeld, M, Stulberg, D. What is the safest and most effective medical option for termination of pregnancy?Evidence-Based Practice. 2010; 13 (9).

Barnhouse K, Zolotor AJ, Stulberg D. PURLS: How best to help kids lose weight. J Fam Pract. 2010;59(7):387-388.

Stulberg DB , Lawrence RE, Shattuck J, Curlin FA. Religious hospitals and primary care physicians: conflicts over policies for patient care. Journal for General Internal Medicine. July 2010. Volume 25 (number 7): 725-30.

Morris L, Stulberg D, Stevermer JJ. Fracture pain relief for kids? Ibuprofen does it better.J Fam Pract. 2010;59(5):273-275.

Moon J, Prasad S, Egan M. Treating UTIs in reproductive-age women-proceed with caution. J Fam Pract. 2010;59(4):220-222.

Hayman J, Prasad S, Stulberg D. Help patients prevent repeat ankle injury. J Fam Pract. 2010;59(1):32-34.
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