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  • GIM News
  • Donna L. Bishop, Editor
  • Next issue:
    December 18th, 2015
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    December 11th, 2015
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Recent Publications

Alvarez CA, Mortensen EM, Makris UE, Berlowitz DR, Copeland LA, Good CB, Amuan ME, Pugh MJ. Association of skeletal muscle relaxers and antihistamines on mortality, hospitalizations, and emergency department visits in elderly patients: a nationwide retrospective cohort study. BMC Geriatrics. 2015;27: 15:2.

Andreescu C, Sheu LK, Tudorascu D, Gross JJ, Walker S, Banihashemi L, Aizenstein H. Emotion reactivity and regulation in late-life generalized anxiety disorder: functional connectivity at baseline and post treatment. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2015;23(2):200-14.

Aspinall SL, Good CB, Zhao X, Cunningham FE, Heron BB, Geraci M, Passero V, Stone RA, Smith KJ, et al. Adjuvant chemotherapy for stage III colon cancer: relative dose intensity and survival among veterans. BMC Cancer. 2015;15(1):1038.

Badejo OA, Chang CC, So-Armah KA, Tracy RP, Baker JV, Rimland D, Butt AA, Gordon AJ, Rinaldo CR, Kraemer K, Samet JH, Tindle HA, Goetz MB, Rodriguez-Barradas MC, Bedimo R, Gibert CL, Leaf DA, Kuller LH, Deeks SG, Justice AC, Freiberg MS. CD8 (+) T-cells count in acute myocardial infarction in HIV disease in a predominantly male cohort. BioMed Res Int. 2015:246870. 2015 Jan 19. [Epub ahead of print]

Baker NA, Moehling KK, Park SY. The effect of an alternative keyboard on musculoskeletal discomfort: A randomized cross-over trial. Work. 2015;50(4):677-686.

Barnato AE, Cohen ED, Mistovich KA, Chang CC. Hospital End-of-Life Treatment Intensity Among Cancer and Non-Cancer Cohorts. J Pain Sym Manage. 2015;49(3):521-529.e5.

Belayev LY, Mor MK, Sevick MA, Shields AM, Rollman BL, Palevsky PM, Arnold RM, Fine MJ, Weisbord SD. Longitudinal associations of depressive symptoms and pain with quality of life in patients receiving chronic hemodialysis. Hemodial Int. International Symposium on Home Hemodialysis. 2015;19(2):216-224.

Bergerson JT, Lee JG, Furlan A, Sourianarayanane A, Fetzer DT, Tevar AD, Landsittel DP, DiMartini AF, Dunn MA. Liver transplantation arrests and reverses muscle wasting. Clin Transplant. 2015;29(3):216-21.

Beste LA, Harp BK, Blais RK, Evans GA, Zickmund SL. Primary care providers report challenges to cirrhosis management and specialty care coordination. Dig Dis Sci. 2015 Mar 3. [Epub ahead of print]

Billen A, Madrigal JA, Strydom A, Szydlo RM, Switzer GE, Shaw BE. Predonation health-related quality of life scores predict time to recovery in hematopoietic stem cell donors. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2015;21(2):350-356.

Borrero S, Nikolajski C, Steinberg JR, Freedman L, Akers AY, Ibrahim S, Schwarz EB. "It just happens": a qualitative study exploring low-income women's perspectives on pregnancy intention and planning. Contraception. 2015;91(2):150-156.

Broyles LM, Wieland ME, Confer AL, DiNardo MM, Kraemer KL, Hanusa BH, Youk AO, Gordon AJ, Sevick MA. Alcohol brief intervention for hospitalized Veterans with hazardous drinking: a 3-arm randomized controlled trial. Addict Sci Clin Pract. 2015;10(1):13.

Callegari LS, Zhao X, Nelson KM, Borrero S. Contraceptive adherence among women Veterans with mental illness and substance use disorder. Contraception. 2015 Jan 28. [Epub ahead of print]

Chang J, Day N, Kraemer K, Rubio D, Arnold RM. Perinatal Marijuana Use: An Observational Study Examining Prevalence, Screening, and Disclosure. Am J Health Prom. In press.

Chen YF, Yabes JG, Brooks MM, Singh S, Weissfeld LA. A likelihood ratio test for nested proportions. Stat Med. 2015;34(3):525-538.

Chiarchiaro J, Arnold RM, White DB. Reengineering Advance Care Planning to Create Scalable, Patient- and Family-Centered Interventions. JAMA. 2015;313(11):1103-1104.

Chiarchiaro J, Buddadhumaruk P, Arnold RM, White DB. Quality of communication in the ICU and surrogates’ understanding of prognosis. Crit Care Med. 2015;43(3):542-548.

Chiarchiaro J, Schuster RA, Ernecoff NC, Barnato AE, Arnold RM, White DB. Developing a simulation to study conflict in ICUs. Ann Am Thor Soc. 2015;12(4):526-532.

Chidi AP, Bryce CL, Myaskovsky L, Fine MJ, Geller DA, Landsittel DP, Tsung A. Differences in physician referral drive disparities in surgical intervention for hepatocellular carcinoma: a retrospective cohort study. Ann Surg. 2015 Jan 5. [Epub ahead of print]

Chrystal JG, Glover DL, Young AS, Whelan F, Austin EL, Johnson NK, Pollio DE, Holt CL, Stringfellow E, Gordon AJ, et al. Experience of primary care among homeless individuals with mental health conditions. PLoS ONE. 2015;10(2):e0117395.

Conroy MB, Sward KL, Spadaro KC, Tudorascu D, Karpov I, Jones BL, Kriska AM, Kapoor WN. Effectiveness of a physical activity and weight loss intervention for middle-aged women: healthy bodies, healthy hearts randomized trial. J Gen Intern Med. 2015;30(2):207-213.

Costlow MR, Landsittel DP, James AE 3rd, Kahn JM, Morton SC. Model for a Patient-Centered Comparative Effectiveness Research Center. Clin Transl Sci. 2015;8(2):155-159.

Farkas AH, Vanderberg R, Sucato GS, Miller E, Akers AY, Borrero S. Racial and ethnic differences in young men's sex and contraceptive education. J Adolesc Health. 2015;56(4):464-467.

Feingold B, Webber SA, Bryce CL, Park SY, Tomko HE, Comer DM, Mahle WT, Smith KJ. Comparison of listing strategies for allosensitized heart transplant candidates requiring transplant at high urgency: a decision model analysis. Am J Transplant. 2015;15(2):427-435.

Feingold B, Webber SA, Bryce CL, Park SY, Tomko HE, Comer DM, Mahle WT, Smith KJ. Comparison of listing strategies for allosensitized heart transplant candidates requiring transplant at high urgency: a decision model analysis. Am J Transplant. 2015;5:427-435.

Hall DE, Hanusa BH, Fine MJ, Arnold RM. Do surgeons and patients discuss what they document on consent forms? J Surg Res. 2015 Mar 25. [Epub ahead of print]

Hall DE, Hanusa BH, Stone RA, Ling BS, Arnold RM. Time required for institutional review board review at one Veterans Affairs medical center. JAMA Surgery. 2015;150(2):103-109.

Hanlon JT, Aspinall SL, Handler SM, Gellad WF, Stone RA, Semla TP, Pugh MJ, Dysken MW. Potentially suboptimal prescribing for older veteran nursing home patients with dementia. Ann Pharmacother. 2015;49(1):20-28.

Hausmann LR, Myaskovsky L, Niyonkuru C, Oyster ML, Switzer GE, Burkitt KH, Fine MJ, Gao S, Boninger ML. Examining implicit bias of physicians who care for individuals with spinal cord injury: a pilot study and future directions. J Spin Cord Med. 2015;38(1):102-110.

Hogan MC, Abebe K, Torres VE, Chapman AB, Bae KT, Tao C, Sun H, Perrone RD, Steinman TI, Braun W, Winklhofer FT, Miskulin DC, Rahbari Oskoui F, Brosnahan G, Masoumi A, Karpov IO, Spillane S, Flessner M, Moore CG, Schrier RW. Liver involvement in early autosomal-dominant polycystic kidney disease. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2015;13(1):155-164.e6.

Jenkins JA, Gordon AJ. Substance use disorder prevention and treatment in stigmatized patient populations: ripe for innovation. [Editorial]. Subst Abuse. 2015;36(1):1-2.

Kang J, Smith KJ, Bryce CL, Muto CA. Economic analysis of universal active surveillance screening for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: perspective matters. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015;36:14-16.

Kim H, Rajagopalan MS, Beriwal S, Huq S, Smith KJ. Cost-effectiveness analysis of 3D image-guided brachytherapy compared to 2D brachytherapy in the treatment of locally advanced cervical cancer brachytherapy. Brachytherapy. 2015; 14: 29-36.

Kim H, Rajagopalan MS, Beriwal S, Huq S, Smith KJ. Cost-effectiveness analysis of single fraction of stereotactic body radiotherapy compared to single fraction of external beam radiotherapy for palliation of vertebral bone metastases. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015;91:556-563.

King JT, Perkal MF, Rosenthal RA, Gordon AJ, Crystal S, Rodriguez-Barradas MC, Butt AA, Gibert CL, Rimland D, Simberkoff MS, Justice AC. 30-day postoperative mortality among HIV infected individuals on antiretroviral therapy and procedure-matched uninfected comparators. JAMA Surgery. 2015;150(4):343-351.

Klawitter J, Reed-Gitomer BY, McFann K, Pennington A, Klawitter J, Abebe KZ, Klepacki J, Cadnapaphornchai MA, Brosnahan G, Chonchol M, Christians U, Schrier RW. Endothelial dysfunction and oxidative stress in polycystic kidney disease. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2014 Dec 1;307(11):F1198-206.

Krall J, Gabbay R, Zickmund S, et al. Current perspectives on psychological insulin resistance: primary care provider and patient views. Diabetes Tech Thera. 2015;17(4):268-274.

LeBlanc TW, O’Donnell JD, Crowley-Makota M, Rabow MW, Smith CB, White DB, Tiver GA, Arnold RM, Schenker Y. Perceptions of palliative care among hematologic malignancy specialists: a mixed-methods study. J Onc Pract. 2015:11(2):230-238.

Lindhiem O, Yu L, Grasso DJ, Kolko DJ, Youngstrom EA. Adapting the posterior probability of diagnosis index to enhance evidence-based screening: an application to ADHD in primary care. Assessment. 2015 Apr;22(2):198-207.

Majhail NS, Chitphakdithai P, Logan B, King R, Devine S, Rossmann SN, Hale G, Hartzman RJ, Karanes C, Laport GG, Nemecek E, Snyder EL, Switzer GE, et al. Significant improvement in survival after unrelated donor hematopoietic cell transplantation in the recent era. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2015;21(1):142-150.

Marcum ZA, Driessen J, Thorpe CT, Donohue JM, Gellad WF. Regional variation in use of a new class of antidiabetic medication among medicare beneficiaries: the case of incretin mimetics. Ann Pharmacother. 2015;49(3):285-292.

Marshall BD, Operario D, Bryant KJ, Cook RL, Edelman EJ, Gaither JR, Gordon AJ, et al. Drinking trajectories among HIV-infected men who have sex with men: a cohort study of United States veterans. Drug Alcohol Dep. 2015;148:69-76.

McGinnis KA, Fiellin DA, Tate JP, Cook RL, Braithwaite RS, Bryant KJ, Edelman EJ, Gordon AJ, Kraemer KL, Maisto S, Justice AC. Number of drinks to “feel a buzz” varies by HIV status and viral load in men. AIDS Behav. 2015. In press.

Nwachuku EL, Balzer JR, Yabes JG, Habeych ME, Crammond DJ, Thirumala PD. Diagnostic Value of Somatosensory Evoked Potential Changes During Carotid Endarterectomy: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA Neurol. 2015;72(1):73-80.

Patterson PD, Pfeiffer AJ, Lave JR, Weaver MD, Abebe K, Krackhardt D, Arnold RM, Yealy DM. How familiar are clinician teammates in the emergency department? Emerg Med J. 2015;32(4):258-262.

Primack BA, Colditz JB, Pang K, Jackson KM. Portrayal of alcohol intoxication on YouTube. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2015;39(3):496-503.

Pruskowski J, Arnold RM. Pregabalin in palliative care #288. J Pall Med. 2015:18(3):299-300.

Pruskowski J, Arnold RM. Tramadol and its use in Palliative Care #290. 2015;18(5):461-462.

Rodriguez KL, Burkitt KH, Bayliss NK, Skoko JE, Switzer GE, Zickmund SL, Fine MJ, Macpherson DS. Veteran, primary care provider, and specialist satisfaction with electronic consultation. JMIR Med Informatics. 2015;3(1):e5.

Schenker Y, White DB, Rosenzweig M, Chu E, Arnold RM. Care management by oncology nurses to address palliative care needs: A pilot trial to assess feasibility, acceptability and perceived effectiveness of the CONNECT intervention. J Pall Med. 2015;18(3):22-40.

Schneider M, Haas M, Glick R, Stevans J, Landsittel D. Comparison of spinal manipulation methods and usual medical care for acute and subacute low back pain: a randomized clinical trial. Spine. 2015;40(4):209-217.

Sico JJ, Chang CCH, So-Armah K, Justice AC, Hylek E, Skanderson M, McGinnis K, Kuller LH, Kraemer KL, Rimland D, Goetz BD, Butt AA, Rodriguez-Barradas MC, Gibert C, Leaf D, Brown ST, Samet J, Kazis L, Bryant K, Freiberg MS. HIV Status and the Risk of Ischemic Stroke among Men. Neurology. 2015;84(19):1933-1940.

Sidani JE, Shensa A, Primack BA. Waterpipe steam stones: Familiarity with and use among US young adults. Nic Tob Res. 2015;17(1):114-118.

Soneji S, Sargent JD, Tansky SE, Primack BA. Associations between initial waterpipe tobacco smoking and snus and subsequent cigarette smoking: Results from a longitudinal study of US adolescents and young adults. JAMA Pediatrics. 2015;169(2):129-136.

Thorpe CT, Gellad WF, Good CB, Zhang S, Zhao X, Mor M, Fine MJ. Tight glycemic control and use of hypoglycemic medications in older veterans with type 2 diabetes and comorbid dementia. Diab Care. 2015;38(4):588-595.

Varier RU, Biltaji E, Smith KJ, Roberts MS, Jensen MK, LaFleur J, Nelson RE. Cost-effectiveness analysis of fecal microbiota transplantation for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015;36:438-444

Zullig LL, Gellad WF, Moaddeb J, Crowley MJ, Shrank W, Granger BB, Granger CB, Trygstad T, Liu LZ, Bosworth HB. Improving diabetes medication adherence: successful, scalable interventions. Patient Prefer Adherence. 2015;9:139-149

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