Recent Publications

Andreescu C, Belnap BH, Rollman BL, Houck P, Ciliberti C, Mazumdar S, Shear MK, Lenze EJ. Generalized anxiety disorder severity scale validation in older adults. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2008;16:813-8.

Aulisio MP, Arnold RM. Role of the ethics committee: helping to address value conflicts or uncertainties. Chest. 2008;134:417-24.

Back AL, Anderson WG, Bunch L, Marr LA, Wallace JA, Yang HB, Arnold RM. Communication about cancer near the end of life. Cancer. 2008;113:1897-1910.

Bonaminio GA, Leapman SB, Norcini JJ, Patel RM, Elnicki DM. The educational realities of increasing medical school class size. Acad Med. 2008;83(10 Suppl):S101-4.

Borrero S, Reeves MF, Schwarz EB, Bost JE, Creinin MD, Ibrahim SA. Race, insurance status, and desire for tubal sterilization reversal. Fertil Steril. 2008;90:272-7.

Burgess DJ, Crowley-Matoka M, Phelan S, Dovidio JF, Kerns R, Roth C, Saha S, van Ryn M. Patient race and physicians' decisions to prescribe opioids for chronic low back pain. Soc Sci Med. 2008;67:1852-60.

Chang JC, Dado D, Frankel RM, Rodriguez KL, Zickmund S, Ling BS, Arnold RM. When pregnant patients disclose substance use: missed opportunities for behavioral change counseling. Patient Educ Couns. 2008;72:394-401.

Charles PG, Wolfe R, Whitby M, Fine MJ, Fuller AJ, Stirling R, Wright AA, Ramirez JA, Christiansen KJ, Waterer GW, Pierce RJ, Armstrong JG, Korman TM, Holmes P, Obrosky DS, Peyrani P, Johnson B, Hooy M; Australian Community-Acquired Pneumonia Study Collaboration. SMART-COP: a tool for predicting the need for intensive respiratory or vasopressor support in community-acquired pneumonia. Clin Infect Dis. 2008;47:375-84.

DeMonaco NA, Dang Q, Kapoor WN, Ragni MV. Pulmonary embolism incidence is increasing with use of spiral computed tomography. Am J Med. 2008;121:611-7.

Dimoska A, Butow PN, Dent E, Arnold R, Brown RF, Tattersall MH. An examination of the initial cancer consultation of medical and radiation oncologists using the Cancode interaction analysis system. Br J Cancer. 2008;98:1508-14.

Donzé J, Le Gal G, Fine MJ, Roy PM, Sanchez O, Verschuren F, Cornuz J, Meyer G, Perrier A, Righini M, Aujesky D. Prospective validation of the Pulmonary Embolism Severity Index. A clinical prognostic model for pulmonary embolism. Thromb Haemost. 2008;100:943-8.

Fromme EK, Hughes MT, Brokaw FC, Rosenfeld KE, Arnold RM. Update in palliative medicine 2008. J Palliat Med. 2008;11:769-75.

Goldstein G, Luther JF, Jacoby AM, Haas GL, Gordon AJ. A taxonomy of medical comorbidity for veterans who are homeless. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2008;19:991-1005.

Halpern J, Arnold RM. Affective forecasting: an unrecognized challenge in making serious health decisions. J Gen Intern Med. 2008;23:1708-12.

Hannon TS, Bacha F, Lin Y, Arslanian SA. Hyperinsulinemia in African-American adolescents compared with their American white peers despite similar insulin sensitivity: a reflection of upregulated beta-cell function? Diabetes Care. 2008;31:1445-7.

Hausmann LR, Jeong K, Bost JE, Ibrahim SA. Perceived discrimination in health care and health status in a racially diverse sample. Med Care. 2008;46:905-14.

Hausmann LR, Jeong K, Bost JE, Ibrahim SA. Perceived discrimination in health care and use of preventive health services. J Gen Intern Med. 2008;23:1679-84.

Hess R, Austin RM, Dillon S, Chang CC, Ness RB. Vaginal maturation index self-sample collection in mid-life women: acceptability and correlation with physician-collected samples. Menopause. 2008;15:726-9.

Ibrahim SA, Stone RA, Cohen PZ, Henderson WG, Khuri SF, Kwoh CK. Race, ethnicity, and length of hospital stay after knee or hip arthroplasty. Curr Orthop Pract. 2008;19:556-63.

Jackson VA, Mack J, Matsuyama R, Lakoma MD, Sullivan AM, Arnold RM, Weeks JC, Block SD. A qualitative study of oncologists' approaches to end-of-life care. J Palliat Med. 2008;11:893-906.

Lederle FA, Larson JC, Margolis KL, Allison MA, Freiberg MS, Cochrane BB, Graettinger WF, Curb JD; Women's Health Initiative Cohort Study. Abdominal aortic aneurysm events in the Women's Health Initiative Cohort Study. BMJ. 2008;337:a1724.

Ling BS, Trauth JM, Fine MJ, Mor MK, Resnick A, Braddock CH, Bereknyei S, Weissfeld JL, Schoen RE, Ricci EM, Whittle J. Informed decision-making and colorectal cancer screening: is it occurring in primary care? Med Care. 2008;46:S23-9.

Mangione MP, Crowley-Matoka M. Improving pain management communication: how patients understand the terms "opioid" and "narcotic." J Gen Intern Med. 2008;23:1336-8.

Mantella RC, Butters MA, Amico JA, Mazumdar S, Rollman BL, Begley AE, Reynolds CF, Lenze EJ. Salivary cortisol is associated with diagnosis and severity of late-life generalized anxiety disorder. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2008;33:773-81.

McNamara MC, McNeil MA, Chang J. A pilot study exploring gender differences in residents' strategies for establishing mentoring relationships. Med Educ Online. 2008;13:7 (doi;10.3885/meo.2008.res00263).

Mehrotra A, Wang MC, Lave JR, Adams JL, McGlynn EA. Retail clinics, primary care physicians, and emergency departments: a comparison of patients' visits. Health Aff (Millwood). 2008;27:1272-82.

Morone NE, Lynch CS, Greco CM, Tindle HA, Weiner DK. "I felt like a new person." The effects of mindfulness meditation on older adults with chronic pain: qualitative narrative analysis of diary entries. J Pain. 2008;9:841-8.

Orakzai RH, Orakzai SH, Hasley PB. Treating hyponatremia: how slow is safe? Central pontine myelinolysis despite appropriate correction of hyponatremia. Eur J Intern Med. 2008;19:e29-31.

Primack BA, Gold MA, Schwarz EB, Dalton MA. Degrading and non-degrading sex in popular music: a content analysis. Public Health Rep. 2008;123:593-600.

Primack BA, Sidani JE, Agarwal AA, Shadel WG, Donny EC, Eissenberg TE. Prevalence of and associations with waterpipe tobacco smoking among US university students. Ann Behav Med. 2008;36:81-6.

Robinson TM, Alexander SC, Hays M, Jeffreys AS, Olsen MK, Rodriguez KL, Pollack KI, Abernathy AP, Arnold R, Tulsky JA. Patient-oncologist communication in advanced cancer: predictors of patient perception of prognosis. Support Cancer Care. 2008;16:1049-57.

Rodriguez KL, Appelt CJ, Switzer GE, Sonel AF, Arnold RM. "They diagnosed bad heart": a qualitative exploration of patients' knowledge about and experiences with heart failure. Heart Lung. 2008;37:257-65.

Rodriguez KL, Appelt CJ, Switzer GE, Sonel AF, Arnold RM. Veterans' decision-making preferences and perceived involvement in care for chronic heart failure. Heart Lung. 2008;37:440-8.

Rosenzweig M, Hravnak M, Magdic K, Beach M, Clifton M, Arnold R. Patient communication simulation laboratory for students in an acute care nurse practitioner program. Am J Crit Care. 2008;17:364-72.

Rubio DM, Kraemer KL, Farrell MH, Day NL. Factors associated with alcohol use, depression, and their co-occurrence during pregnancy. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2008;32:1543-51.

Schwarz EB, Moretti ME, Nayak S, Koren G. Risk of hypospadias in offspring of women using loratadine during pregnancy: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Drug Saf. 2008;31:775-88.

Schwarz EB, Smith R, Steinauer J, Reeves MF, Caughey AB. Measuring the effects of unintended pregnancy on women's quality of life. Contraception. 2008;78:204-10.

Sevick MA, Stone RA, Novak M, Piraino B, Snetselaar L, Marsh RM, Hall B, Lash H, Bernardini J, Burke LE. A PDA-based dietary self-monitoring intervention to reduce sodium intake in an in-center hemodialysis patient. Patient Pref Adherence. 2008;2:177-84.

Smith KJ, Monsef BS, Ragni MV. Should female relatives of factor V Leiden carriers be screened prior to oral contraceptive use? A cost-effectiveness analysis. Thromb Haemost. 2008;100:447-52.

Sobota M, Warkol R, Gold M, Milan F, Schwarz EB, Arnsten JH, Kunins HV. An intervention to improve advance emergency contraceptive prescribing practices among academic primary care physicians. Contraception. 2008;78:131-5.

Thurston RC, Bromberger JT, Joffe H, Avis NE, Hess R, Crandall CJ, Chang Y, Green R, Matthews KA. Beyond frequency: who is most bothered by vasomotor symptoms? Menopause. 2008;15:841-7.

Thurston RC, Sutton-Tyrrell K, Everson-Rose SA, Hess R, Matthews KA. Hot flashes and subclinical cardiovascular disease: findings from the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation Heart Study. Circulation. 2008;118:1234-40.

Tobia CC, Aspinall SL, Good CB, Fine MJ, Hanlon JT. Appropriateness of antibiotic prescribing in veterans with community-acquired pneumonia, sinusitis, or acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis: a cross-sectional study. Clin Ther. 2008;30:1135-44.

Trussell J, Schwarz EB, Guthrie K, Raymond E. No such thing as an easy (or EC) fix. Contraception. 2008;78:351-4.

Weisbord SD, Mor MK, Resnick AL, Hartwig KC, Palevsky PM, Fine MJ. Incidence and outcomes of contrast-induced acute kidney injury following computed tomography. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2008;3:1274-81.

Whittle J, Good CB. Prescription drug samples: making decisions with imperfect data. J Gen Intern Med. 2008;23:890-2.

Wong E, Freiberg M, Tracy R, Kuller L. Epidemiology of cytokines: the Women on the Move through Activity and Nutrition (WOMAN) Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2008;168:443-53.

Wu EH, Elnicki DM, Alper EJ, Bost JE, Corbett EC Jr, Fagan MJ, Mechaber AJ, Ogden PE, Sebastian JL, Torre DM. Procedural and interpretive skills of medical students: experiences and attitudes of fourth-year students. Acad Med. 2008;83(10 Suppl):S63-7.

Yankura DJ, Conroy MB, Hess R, Pettee KK, Kuller LH, Kriska AM. Weight regain and health-related quality of life in postmenopausal women. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008;16:2259-65.

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