Department of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

GIM News
Donna L. Bishop, Editor

Next issue:
August 2014

Submission deadline:
July 18, 2014


Recent Publications

Anderson TS, Good CB, Gellad WF. Macitentan and pulmonary arterial hypertension. [Letter to the Editor]. New England Journal of Medicine. 2014 Jan 2; 370(1):81.

Borrero SB. Armed and vulnerable: women in the US Military. The Shriver Report. 2014 Jan 14.

Borrero S, Zite N, Potter JE, Trussell J. Medicaid policy on sterilization--anachronistic or still relevant? New England Journal of Medicine. 2014 Jan 9; 370(2):102-4.

Corrales-Medina VF, Taljaard M, Fine MJ, Dwivedi G, Perry JJ, Musher DM, Chirinos JA. Risk stratification for cardiac complications in patients hospitalized for community-acquired pneumonia. Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 2014 Jan 1; 89(1):60-8.

Dew MA, Myaskovsky L, Steel JL, Dimartini AF. Managing the psychosocial and financial consequences of living donation. Current Transplantation Reports. 2014 Mar 1; 1(1):24-34.

Evans ME, Kralovic SM, Simbarti LA, Freyberg RW, Obrosky DS, Roselle GA, Jain R. Nationwide reduction of health care-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in Veterans Affairs long-term care facilities. American Journal of Infection Control. 2014 Jan;42(1):60-2.

Gellad WF. Targeted cancer therapy: from bench to bedside to patient. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2014 Feb 1; 32(4):268-70.

Gordon AJ. Maternal and neonatal morbidity: dual harms associated with addiction in pregnancy. [Editorial]. Substance Abuse. 2014 Mar 4; 35(1):1-2.

James AE, Gellad WF, Primack BA. Implications of new insurance coverage for access to care, cost-sharing, and reimbursement. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2014 Jan 15; 311(3):241-2.

Marcum ZA, Driessen J, Thorpe CT, Gellad WF, Donohue JM. Effect of multiple pharmacy use on medication adherence and drug-drug interactions in older adults with Medicare Part D. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2014 Feb 1; 62(2):244-52.

Myint PK, Kwok CS, Majumdar SR, Eurich DT, Clark AB, Espaņa PP, Man SY, Huang DT, Yealy DM, Angus DC, Capelastegui A, Rainer TH, Marrie TJ, Fine MJ, Loke YK. The International Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) Collaboration Cohort (ICCC) study: rationale, design and description of study cohorts and patients. BMJ Open. 2013 Nov 6; 2(3):doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2012-001030.

Mor MK, Sevick MA, Shields AM, Green JA, Palevsky PM, Arnold RM, Fine MJ, Weisbord SD. Sexual function, activity, and satisfaction among women receiving maintenance hemodialysis. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 2014 Jan 1; 9(1):128-34.

Primack BA, Mah J, Shensa A, Rosen D, Yonas MA, Fine MJ. Associations between race, ethnicity, religion, and waterpipe tobacco smoking. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse. 2014 Feb 25; 13(1):58-71.

Wu A, Good C, Downs JR, Fine MJ, Pugh MJ, Anzueto A, Mortensen EM. The association of cardioprotective medications with pneumonia-related outcomes. PLoS ONE. 2014 Feb 3; 9(1):e85797.

Maciasz RM, Arnold RM, Chu E, Park SY, White DB, Vater LB, Schenker Y. Does it matter what you call it? A randomized trial of language used to describe palliative care services. Support Care Cancer. 2013 Dec;21(12):3411-9.

Feingold B, Park SY, Comer DM, Webber SA, Bryce CL. Multiple listing for pediatric heart transplantation in the U.S.A.: analysis of OPTN registry data from 1995 through 2009. Pediatr Transplant. 2013 Dec;17(8):787-93.

Rubio DM. Common Metrics to Assess the Efficiency of Clinical Research. Eval Health Prof. 2013 Dec:36(4):432-46.

Demirci JR, Bogen DL, Holland C, Tarr JA, Rubio DM, Li J, Nemecek M, Chang JC. Characteristics of breastfeeding discussions at the initial prenatal visit. Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Dec:122(6):1263-70.

Jhamb M, Liang K, Yabes J, Steel J, Dew M, Shah N, and Unruh M. Prevalence and Correlates of Fatigue in CKD and ESRD: Are Sleep Disorders a Key to Understanding Fatigue? Am J Nephrol. 2013 Dec:38(6):489-495.

Su CT, Yabes J, Pike F, Weiner DE, Beddhu S, Burrowes JD, Rocco MV, Unruh ML. Changes in anthropometry and mortality in maintenance hemodialysis patients in the HEMO Study. Am J Kidney Dis. 2013 Dec;62(6):1141-50.

Nawaz H, Mounzer R, Yadav D, Yabes JG, Slivka A, Whitcomb DC, Papachristou GI. Revised Atlanta and determinant-based classification: application in a prospective cohort of acute pancreatitis patients. Am J Gastroenterol. 2013 Dec;108(12):1911-7.

Traister RS, Fajt ML, Landsittel D, Petrov AA. A novel scoring system to distinguish vocal cord dysfunction from asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2014 Jan-Feb;2(1):65-9.

Landsittel D, Zhuang Z, Newcomb W, Berry Ann R. Determining sample size and a passing criterion for respirator fit-test panels. J Occup Environ Hyg. 2014;11(2):77-84.

Ton TG, Biggs ML, Comer D, Curtis L, Hu SC, Thacker EL, Searles Nielsen S, Delaney JA, Landsittel D, Longstreth WT Jr, Checkoway H, Jain S. Enhancing case ascertainment of Parkinson's disease using Medicare claims data in a population-based cohort: the Cardiovascular Health Study. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2014 Feb;23(2):119-27.

Miskulin DC, Abebe KZ, Chapman AB, Perrone RD, Steinman TI, Torres VE, Bae KT, Braun W, Winklhofer FT, Hogan MC, Rahbari-Oskoui F, Moore CG, Flessner MF, Schrier RW; HALT-PKD Study. Health Related Quality of Life in Patients with Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease and CKD Stages I-IV: A cross sectional study. Am J Kidney Dis. 2014 Feb;63(2):214-26.

Abdel-Kader K, Jhamb M, Mandich LA, Yabes J, Keene RM, Beach S, Buysse DJ, Unruh ML. Ecological momentary assessment of fatigue, sleepiness, and exhaustion in ESKD. BMC Nephrol. 2014 Feb 6;15(1):29.

Rajakumar K, Holick M, Moore CG, Cohen E, Olabopo F, Haralam MA, Bogusz J, Nucci A, Greenspan S. Impact of seasonal flux on 25-hydroxyvitamin D and bone turnover in pre- and early pubertal youth. Pediatr Int. 2014 Feb:56(1)35-42.

Wysocki K, Park SY, Bleecker E, Busse W, Castro M, Chung KF, Gaston B, Erzurum S, Israel E, Teague WG, Moore CG, Wenzel S. Characterization of factors associated with systemic corticosteroid use in severe asthma: Data from the Severe Asthma Research Program. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014 Mar:133(3):915-8.

Rubio DM, Day NL, Conigliaro J, Hanusa BH, Larkby C, McNeil M, Cohen E, Jones B, Watt-Morse M, Gilmour C, Lancet M, Kraemer KL. Brief Motivational Enhancement Intervention to Prevent or Reduce Postpartum Alcohol Use: A Single-Blinded, Randomized Controlled Effectiveness Trial. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2014 Mar:46(3):382-9.

Thyvalikakath TP, Dziabiak MP, Johnson R, Torres-Urquidy MH, Acharya A, Yabes J, Schleyer TK. Advancing cognitive engineering methods to support user interface design for electronic health records. Int J Med Inform. 2014 Apr;83(4):292-302.

Rogal SS, Winger D, Bielefeldt K, Rollman BL, Szigethy E. Healthcare Utilization in Chronic Liver Disease: The Importance of Pain and Prescription Opioid Use. Liver International. 2013; 33:1497-1503.

Rollman BL, Huffman, JC. Treating Anxiety in the Presence of Medical Comorbidity: Calmly Moving Forward. Psychosomatic Med. 2013. 75:710-712.

Huffman JC, Beach SR, Suarez L, Mastromauro CA, DuBois TM, Celano CM, Rollman BL, Januzzi JL. Design and baseline data from the Management of Sadness and Anxiety in Cardiology (MOSAIC) randomized controlled trial. Contemp Clin Trials. 2013; 36: 488-501.

Meyer T, Herbeck Belnap B, Herrmann-Lingen C, He F, Mazumdar S, Rollman BL. Benefits of collaborative care for post-CABG depression are not related to adjustments in antidepressant pharmacotherapy. J Psychosom Res. 2014. 76:28-33.

Kathol RG, deGruy F, Rollman BL. Seven Behavioral Health Components of Comprehensive Primary Care that Add Value with Financial Sustainability in the Patient-Centered Medical Home. Ann Fam Med. 2014; 12:172-5.

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