2008 Publications

1. Aggarwal A, Freund K, Sato A, Adams-Campbell LL, Lopez AM, Lessin LS, Ockene J, Wallace RB, Williams CD, Bonds DE. Are depressive symptoms associated with cancer screening and cancer stage at diagnosis among postmenopausal women? the women’s health initiative observational cohort. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2008;17(8):1353-1361.

2. Albers AB, Biener L, Siegel M, Cheng DM, Rigotti N. Household smoking bans and adolescent antismoking attitudes and smoking initiation: Findings from a longitudinal study of a massachusetts youth cohort. Am J Public Health. 2008;98(10):1886-1893.

3. Alford DP, Bridden C, Jackson AH, Saitz R, Amodeo M, Barnes HN, Samet JH. Promoting substance use education among generalist physicians: An evaluation of the chief resident immersion training (CRIT) program. J Gen Intern Med. 2009;24(1):40-47.

4. Alford DP, Liebschutz J, Chen IA, Nicolaidis C, Panda M, Berg KM, Gibson J, Picchioni M, Bair MJ. Update in pain medicine. J Gen Intern Med. 2008;23(6):841-845.

5. Alford DP, Richardson JM, Chapman SE, Dube CE, Schadt RW, Saitz R. A web-based alcohol clinical training (ACT) curriculum: Is in-person faculty development necessary to affect teaching? BMC Med Educ. 2008;8:11.

6. Ankle Brachial Index Collaboration: Fowkes FG, Murray GD, Butcher I, Heald CL, Lee RJ, Chambless LE, Folsom AR, Hirsch AT, Dramaix M, deBacker G, Wautrecht JC, Kornitzer M, Newman AB, Cushman M, Sutton-Tyrrell K, Fowkes FG, Lee AJ, Price JF, d’Agostino RB, Murabito JM, Norman PE, Jamrozik K, Curb JD, Masaki KH, Rodriguez BL, Dekker JM, Bouter LM, Heine RJ, Nijpels G, Stehouwer CD, Ferrucci L, McDermott MM, Stoffers HE, Hooi JD, Knottnerus JA, Ogren M, Hedblad B, Witteman JC, Breteler MM, Hunink MG, Hofman A, Criqui MH, Langer RD, Fronek A, Hiatt WR, Hamman R, Resnick HE, Guralnik J, McDermott MM. Ankle brachial index combined with framingham risk score to predict cardiovascular events and mortality: A meta-analysis. JAMA. 2008;300(2):197-208.

7. Apter AJ, Paasche-Orlow MK, Remillard JT, Bennett IM, Ben-Joseph EP, Batista RM, Hyde J, Rudd RE. Numeracy and communication with patients: They are counting on us. J Gen Intern Med. 2008;23(12):2117-2124.

8. Blumhofer RD, Shah N, Grodin MA, Crosby SS. Clinical issues in caring for former chattel slaves. J Immigr Minor Health. 2008.

10. Bussey HI, Wittkowsky AK, Hylek EM, Walker MB. Genetic testing for warfarin dosing? not yet ready for prime time. Pharmacotherapy. 2008;28(2):141-143.

11. Carr P, Woodson J. Academic performance of ethnic minorities in medical school. BMJ. 2008;337:a1094.

12. Chonchol M, Whittle J, Desbien A, Orner MB, Petersen LA, Kressin NR. Chronic kidney disease is associated with angiographic coronary artery disease. Am J Nephrol. 2008;28(2):354-360.

13. Clark NP, Witt DM, Delate T, Trapp M, Garcia D, Ageno W, Hylek EM, Crowther MA, Warfarin-Associated Research Projects and Other Endeavors Consortium. Thromboembolic consequences of subtherapeutic anticoagulation in patients stabilized on warfarin therapy: The low INR study. Pharmacotherapy. 2008;28(8):960-967.

14. Clay BJ, Halasyamani L, Stucky ER, Greenwald JL, Williams MV. Results of a medication reconciliation survey from the 2006 society of hospital medicine national meeting. J Hosp Med. 2008;3(6):465-472.

14a. Consensus Writing Group: Burgwinkle P, Dice G, Ezekowitz MD, Fintel DJ, Franke C, Frazier T, Gore JM, Green D, Hyers TM, Hylek EM, Jacobs LG, Jacobson AK, Kaatz S, LoNigro R, Matchar DB, Merli GJ, Moll S, Oertel LB, Phillips K, Root CB, Sasahara AA, Spinler SA, Waldo AL, Wender R. Oral anticoagulation patient self-testing: Consensus guidelines for practical implementation. Managed Care 2008;17:suppl 9.

15. Craft LL, Perna FA, Freund KM, Culpepper L. Psychosocial correlates of exercise in women with self-reported depressive symptoms. J Phys Act Health. 2008;5(3):469-480.

16. Edwards EM, Cheng DM, Levenson S, Bridden C, Meli S, Egorova VY, Krupitsky EM, Samet JH. Behavioral assessments in russian addiction treatment inpatients: A comparison of audio computer-assisted self-interviewing and interviewer-administered questionnaires. HIV Clin Trials. 2008;9(4):247-253.

17. Fox CS, Pencina MJ, D’Agostino RB, Murabito JM, Seely EW, Pearce EN, Vasan RS. Relations of thyroid function to body weight: Cross-sectional and longitudinal observations in a community-based sample. Arch Intern Med. 2008;168(6):587-592.

18. Freund KM, Battaglia TA, Calhoun E, Dudley DJ, Fiscella K, Paskett E, Raich PC, Roetzheim RG, Patient Navigation Research Program Group. National cancer institute patient navigation research program: Methods, protocol, and measures. Cancer. 2008;113(12):3391-3399.

19. Friedman BW, Kapoor A, Friedman MS, Hochberg ML, Rowe BH. The Relative Efficacy of Meperidine for the Treatment of Acute Migraine: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. American College of Emergency Physicians 2008;doi:10.1016.

20. Garcia DA, Regan S, Henault LE, Upadhyay A, Baker J, Othman M, Hylek EM. Risk of thromboembolism with short-term interruption of warfarin therapy. Arch Intern Med. 2008;168(1):63-69.

20a. Garcia D, Witt DM, Hylek EM, Wittkowsky A, Nutescu E, Jacobson A, Moll S, Merli G, Crowther M, Earl L, Becker R, Oertel L, Jaffer A, Ansell J. Delivery of optimized anticoagulant therapy: Consensus statement from the Anticoagulation Forum. Ann Pharmacother 2008, DOI 10.1345/aph.1L098.

21. Gordon AJ, Fiellin DA, Friedmann PD, Gourevitch MN, Kraemer KL, Arnsten JH, Saitz R, Society of General Internal Medicine’s Substance Abuse Interest Group. Update in addiction medicine for the primary care clinician. J Gen Intern Med. 2008;23(12):2112-2116.

22. Govindaraju DR, Cupples LA, Kannel WB, O’Donnell CJ, Atwood LD, D’Agostino RB S, Fox CS, Larson M, Levy D, Murabito J, Vasan RS, Splansky GL, Wolf PA, Benjamin EJ. Genetics of the framingham heart study population. Adv Genet. 2008;62:33-65.

23. Hanchate AD, Ash AS, Gazmararian JA, Wolf MS, Paasche-Orlow MK. The demographic assessment for health literacy (DAHL): A new tool for estimating associations between health literacy and outcomes in national surveys. J Gen Intern Med. 2008;23(10):1561-1566.

24. Hanchate AD, Zhang Y, Felson DT, Ash AS. Exploring the determinants of racial and ethnic disparities in total knee arthroplasty: Health insurance, income, and assets. Med Care. 2008;46(5):481-488.

25. Hironaka LK, Paasche-Orlow MK. The implications of health literacy on patient-provider communication. Arch Dis Child. 2008;93(5):428-432.

26. Hylek EM. Oral anticoagulant therapy for patients with atrial fibrillation–an update. Thromb Res. 2008;123 Suppl 1:S46-9.

27. Hylek EM. Contra: ‘warfarin should be the drug of choice for thromboprophylaxis in elderly patients with atrial fibrillation’. caveats regarding use of oral anticoagulant therapy among elderly patients with atrial fibrillation. Thromb Haemost. 2008;100(1):16-17.

28. Hylek EM, Becker RC. Atrial fibrillation and stroke severity: Expanding the mechanistic exemplar, clinical phenotype, and goals of anticoagulant pharmacotherapy. Ann Neurol. 2008;64(5):480-483.

29. Hylek EM, Frison L, Henault LE, Cupples A. Disparate stroke rates on warfarin among contemporaneous cohorts with atrial fibrillation: Potential insights into risk from a comparative analysis of SPORTIF III versus SPORTIF V. Stroke. 2008;39(11):3009-3014.

30. Hylek EM, Magnani JW. Methodological considerations for interpretation of rates of major haemorrhage in studies of anticoagulant therapy for atrial fibrillation. Europace. 2008;10(1):3-5.

31. Hylek EM, Solarz DE. Dual antiplatelet and oral anticoagulant therapy: Increasing use and precautions for a hazardous combination. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2008;1(1):62-64.

31a. Jack B, Greenwald J, Forsythe S, O’Donnell J, Johnson A, Schipelliti L, Goodwin M, Burniske GM, Hesko C, Paasche-Orlow M, Manessah C, Anthony D, Martin S, Hollister L, Jack M, Jhaveri V, Casey K, Chetty VK. Developing the tools to administer a comprehensive hospital discharge program: the reEngineered Discharge (RED) Program. In Advances in patient safety: New directions and alternative approaches Henriksen K, Battles JB, Keyes MA, Grady ML, editors. Vol. 3. Performance and Tools. AHRQ Publication No. 08-0034-3. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; August 2008.

31b. Jackson K, Gersh BJ, Stockbridge N, Fleming TR, Temple R, Califf RM, Connolly SJ, Wallentin L, Granger CB, and Particpants in the Duke Clinical Research Institute/American Heart Journal Expert Meeting on Antithrombotic Drug Development for Atrial Fibrillation. Am Heart J 2008;155:829-40.

32. Jagsi R, Tarbell NJ, Henault LE, Chang Y, Hylek EM. The representation of women on the editorial boards of major medical journals: A 35-year perspective. Arch Intern Med. 2008;168(5):544-548.

33. Joseph NP, Hunkali KB, Wilson B, Morgan E, Cross M, Freund KM. Pre-pregnancy body mass index among pregnant adolescents: Gestational weight gain and long-term post partum weight retention. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2008;21(4):195-200.

34. Kannel WB, Evans JC, Piper S, Murabito JM. Angina pectoris is a stronger indicator of diffuse vascular atherosclerosis than intermittent claudication: Framingham study. J Clin Epidemiol. 2008;61(9):951-957.

36. Kapoor A, Kader B, Cabral H, Ash AS, Berlowitz D. Using the case mix of pressure ulcer healing to evaluate nursing home performance. Am J Med Qual. 2008;23(5):342-349.

37. Kartha A, Brower V, Saitz R, Samet JH, Keane TM, Liebschutz J. The impact of trauma exposure and post-traumatic stress disorder on healthcare utilization among primary care patients. Med Care. 2008;46(4):388-393.

38. Katz RV, Claudio C, Kressin NR, Green BL, Wang MQ, Russell SL. Willingness to participate in cancer screenings: Blacks vs whites vs Puerto Rican Hispanics. Cancer Control. 2008;15(4):334-343.

39. Katz RV, Green BL, Kressin NR, Kegeles SS, Wang MQ, James SA, Russell SL, Claudio C, McCallum JM. The legacy of the Tuskegee syphilis study: Assessing its impact on willingness to participate in biomedical studies. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2008;19(4):1168-1180.

40. Katz RV, Kegeles SS, Kressin NR, Green BL, James SA, Wang MQ, Russell SL, Claudio C. Awareness of the Tuskegee syphilis study and the US presidential apology and their influence on minority participation in biomedical research. Am J Public Health. 2008;98(6):1137-1142.

41. Katz RV, Wang MQ, Green BL, Kressin NR, Claudio C, Russell SL, Sommervil C. Participation in biomedical research studies and cancer screenings: Perceptions of risks to minorities compared with whites. Cancer Control. 2008;15(4):344-351.

42. Kernan WN, Hershman W, Alper EJ, Lee MY, Viscoli CM, Perry JR, O’Connor PG. Disagreement between students and preceptors regarding the value of teaching behaviors for ambulatory care settings. Teach Learn Med. 2008;20(2):143-150.

43. Kressin NR, Jones JA, Orner MB, Spiro A,3rd. A new brief measure of oral quality of life. Prev Chronic Dis. 2008;5(2):A43.

44. Kressin NR, Raymond KL, Manze M. Perceptions of race/ethnicity-based discrimination: A review of measures and evaluation of their usefulness for the health care setting. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2008;19(3):697-730.

45. Kronman AC, Ash AS, Freund KM, Hanchate A, Emanuel EJ. Can primary care visits reduce hospital utilization among medicare beneficiaries at the end of life? J Gen Intern Med. 2008;23(9):1330-1335.

46. Kuo TC, Zhao Y, Weir S, Kramer MS, Ash AS. Implications of comorbidity on costs for patients with alzheimer disease. Med Care. 2008;46(8):839-846.

47. Levine SA, Chao SH, Brett B, Jackson AH, Burrows AB, Goldman LN, Caruso LB. Chief resident immersion training in the care of older adults: An innovative interspecialty education and leadership intervention. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2008;56(6):1140-1145.

48. Levitzky YS, Cupples LA, Murabito JM, Kannel WB, Kiel DP, Wilson PW, Wolf PA, O’Donnell CJ. Prediction of intermittent claudication, ischemic stroke, and other cardiovascular disease by detection of abdominal aortic calcific deposits by plain lumbar radiographs. Am J Cardiol. 2008;101(3):326-331.

49. Levitzky YS, Pencina MJ, D’Agostino RB, Meigs JB, Murabito JM, Vasan RS, Fox CS. Impact of impaired fasting glucose on cardiovascular disease: The framingham heart study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008;51(3):264-270.

50. Liebschutz J, Battaglia T, Finley E, Averbuch T. Disclosing intimate partner violence to health care clinicians – what a difference the setting makes: A qualitative study. BMC Public Health. 2008;8:229.

51. Lincoln A, Espejo D, Johnson P, Paasche-Orlow M, Speckman JL, Webber TL, White RF. Limited literacy and psychiatric disorders among users of an urban safety-net hospital’s mental health outpatient clinic. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2008;196(9):687-693.

52. Lincoln A, Johnson P, Espejo D, Plachta-Elliott S, Lester P, Shanahan C, Abbott S, Cabral H, Jamanka A, Delman J, Kenny P. The BMC ACCESS project: The development of a medically enhanced safe haven shelter. J Behav Health Serv Res. 2008.

53. Lopes RD, Piccini JP, Hylek EM, Granger CB, Alexander JH. Antithrombotic therapy in atrial fibrillation: Guidelines translated for the clinician. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2008;26(3):167-174.

55. McCall-Hosenfeld JS, Freund KM, Legault C, Jaramillo SA, Cochrane BB, Manson JE, Wenger NK, Eaton CB, McNeeley SG, Rodriguez BL, Bonds D. Sexual satisfaction and cardiovascular disease: The women’s health initiative. Am J Med. 2008;121(4):295-301.

56. McCall-Hosenfeld JS, Jaramillo SA, Legault C, Freund KM, Cochrane BB, Manson JE, Wenger NK, Eaton CB, Rodriguez BL, McNeeley SG, Bonds D. Members of Women’s Health Initiative-observational Study. Correlates of sexual satisfaction among sexually active postmenopausal women in the women’s health initiative-observational study. J Gen Intern Med. 2008;23(12):2000-2009.

57. McCarthy EP, Pencina MJ, Kelly-Hayes M, Evans JC, Oberacker EJ, D’Agostino RB S, Burns RB, Murabito JM. Advance care planning and health care preferences of community-dwelling elders: The framingham heart study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2008;63(9):951-959.

58. Mehta SD, Hall J, Greenwald JL, Cranston K, Skolnik PR. Patient risks, outcomes, and costs of voluntary HIV testing at five testing sites within a medical center. Public Health Rep. 2008;123(5):608-617.

59. Merrick EL, Hodgkin D, Garnick DW, Horgan CM, Panas L, Ryan M, Saitz R, Blow FC. Unhealthy drinking patterns and receipt of preventive medical services by older adults. J Gen Intern Med. 2008;23(11):1741-1748.

60. Moore B, Wright J, Watson B, Friedman R, Adams W. Usability testing of an electronic health record form to support physician-based counseling and self-management of overweight children. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2008:1061.

61. Murabito JM, Keyes MJ, Guo CY, Keaney JF,Jr, Vasan RS, D’Agostino RB S, Benjamin EJ. Cross-sectional relations of multiple inflammatory biomarkers to peripheral arterial disease: The framingham offspring study. Atherosclerosis. 2009;203(2):509-514.

62. Murabito JM, Pencina MJ, Zhu L, Kelly-Hayes M, Shrader P, D’Agostino RB S. Temporal trends in self-reported functional limitations and physical disability among the community-dwelling elderly population: The framingham heart study. Am J Public Health. 2008;98(7):1256-1262.

63. Paasche-Orlow MK, Wolf MS. Evidence does not support clinical screening of literacy. J Gen Intern Med. 2008;23(1):100-102.

64. Peter I, Kelley-Hedgepeth A, Fox CS, Cupples LA, Huggins GS, Housman DE, Karas RH, Mendelsohn ME, Levy D, Murabito JM. Variation in estrogen-related genes associated with cardiovascular phenotypes and circulating estradiol, testosterone, and dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate levels. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2008;93(7):2779-2785.

65. Ramani S. Twelve tips for excellent physical examination teaching. Med Teach. 2008;30(9-10):851-856.

66. Ramani S, Leinster S. AMEE guide no. 34: Teaching in the clinical environment. Med Teach. 2008;30(4):347-364.

67. Rose AJ, Ozonoff A, Henault LE, Hylek EM. Warfarin for atrial fibrillation in community-based practise. J Thromb Haemost. 2008;6(10):1647-1654.

68. Rose AJ, Shimada SL, Rothendler JA, Reisman JI, Glassman PA, Berlowitz DR, Kressin NR. The accuracy of clinician perceptions of “usual” blood pressure control. J Gen Intern Med. 2008;23(2):180-183.

69. Rothman EF, Cheng DM, Pedley A, Samet JH, Palfai T, Liebschutz JM, Saitz R. Interpersonal violence exposure and alcohol treatment utilization among medical inpatients with alcohol dependence. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2008;34(4):464-470.

70. Rothman EF, DeJong W, Palfai T, Saitz R. Relationship of age of first drink to alcohol-related consequences among college students with unhealthy alcohol use. Subst Abus. 2008;29(1):33-41.

71. Saitz R. Poor care, not poor protocols, for alcohol withdrawal. Mayo Clin Proc. 2008;83(6):725-6; author reply 728-30.

72. Saitz R, Larson MJ, LaBelle C, Richardson JM, Samet JH. The case for chronic disease management for addiction. J Addic Med. 2008; 2:55-65.

72a. Saitz R, Horton NJ, Cheng DM, Samet JH. Alcohol counseling reflects higher quality of primary care. J Gen Intern Med. 2008;23(9):1482-1486.

73. Samet JH, Krupitsky EM, Cheng DM, Raj A, Egorova VY, Levenson S, Meli S, Bridden C, Verbitskaya EV, Kamb ML, Zvartau EE. Mitigating risky sexual behaviors among russian narcology hospital patients: The PREVENT (partnership to reduce the epidemic via engagement in narcology treatment) randomized controlled trial. Addiction. 2008;103(9):1474-1483.

74. Samet JH, Walley AY. Can one be an expert in addiction medicine without expertise in pain management? Addiction. 2008;103(12):2006-2007.

75. Seaver MR, Freund KM, Wright LM, Tjia J, Frayne SM. Healthcare preferences among lesbians: A focus group analysis. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2008;17(2):215-225.

76. Siegel M, Albers AB, Cheng DM, Hamilton WL, Biener L. Local restaurant smoking regulations and the adolescent smoking initiation process: Results of a multilevel contextual analysis among massachusetts youth. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2008;162(5):477-483.

77. Stillman MD. Physicians behaving badly. JAMA. 2008;300(1):21-22.

77a. Stroke Risk in Atrial Fibrillation Working Group: Hart RG, Pearce LA, Halperin JL, Hylek EM, Albers GW, Anderson DC, Connolly SJ, Friday GH, Gage BF, Go AS, Goldstein LB, Gronseth G, Lip GYH, , Sherman DG, Singer DE, van Walraven C. Comparison of 12 risk stratification schemes to predict stroke in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation. Stroke 2008;39:1901-10.

78. Sullivan LE, Saitz R, Cheng DM, Libman H, Nunes D, Samet JH. The impact of alcohol use on depressive symptoms in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients. Addiction. 2008;103(9):1461-1467.

79. Tsui JI, Currie S, Shen H, Bini EJ, Brau N, Wright TL, VA HCV-001 Study Group. Treatment eligibility and outcomes in elderly patients with chronic hepatitis C: Results from the VA HCV-001 study. Dig Dis Sci. 2008;53(3):809-814.

80. Tsui JI, Maselli J, Gonzales R. Sociodemographic trends in national ambulatory care visits for hepatitis C virus infection. Dig Dis Sci. 2008.

81. Velagaleti RS, Pencina MJ, Murabito JM, Wang TJ, Parikh NI, D’Agostino RB, Levy D, Kannel WB, Vasan RS. Long-term trends in the incidence of heart failure after myocardial infarction. Circulation. 2008;118(20):2057-2062.

82. Volandes AE, Ariza M, Abbo ED, Paasche-Orlow M. Overcoming educational barriers for advance care planning in latinos with video images. J Palliat Med. 2008;11(5):700-706.

83. Volandes AE, Paasche-Orlow M, Gillick MR, Cook EF, Shaykevich S, Abbo ED, Lehmann L. Health literacy not race predicts end-of-life care preferences. J Palliat Med. 2008;11(5):754-762.

84. Waite KR, Paasche-Orlow M, Rintamaki LS, Davis TC, Wolf MS. Literacy, social stigma, and HIV medication adherence. J Gen Intern Med. 2008;23(9):1367-1372.

85. Walley AY, Alperen JK, Cheng DM, Botticelli M, Castro-Donlan C, Samet JH, Alford DP. Office-based management of opioid dependence with buprenorphine: Clinical practices and barriers. J Gen Intern Med. 2008;23(9):1393-1398.

86. Walley AY, Cheng DM, Libman H, Nunes D, Horsburgh CR,Jr, Saitz R, Samet JH. Recent drug use, homelessness and increased short-term mortality in HIV-infected persons with alcohol problems. AIDS. 2008;22(3):415-420.

87. Walley AY, Krupitsky EM, Cheng DM, Raj A, Edwards EM, Bridden C, Egorova VY, Zvartau EE, Woody GE, Samet JH. Implications of cannabis use and heavy alcohol use on HIV drug risk behaviors in russian heroin users. AIDS Behav. 2008;12(4):662-669.

88. Walley AY, Phillips KA, Gordon AJ. The patients in recovery (PIR) perspective: Teaching physicians about methamphetamine. Subst Abus. 2008;29(4):61-64.

89. Wells KJ, Battaglia TA, Dudley DJ, Garcia R, Greene A, Calhoun E, Mandelblatt JS, Paskett ED, Raich PC, Patient Navigation Research Program. Patient navigation: State of the art or is it science? Cancer. 2008;113(8):1999-2010.

90. Williams KN, Ramani S, Fraser B, Orlander JD. Improving bedside teaching: Findings from a focus group study of learners. Acad Med. 2008;83(3):257-264.

91. Zhang Y, Guo X, Saitz R, Levy D, Sartini E, Niu J, Ellison RC. Secular trends in alcohol consumption over 50 years: The framingham study. Am J Med. 2008;121(8):695-701.

92. Zhao Y, Kuo TC, Weir S, Kramer MS, Ash AS. Healthcare costs and utilization for medicare beneficiaries with alzheimer’s. BMC Health Serv Res. 2008;8:108.

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