2009 Publications

1. Alford DP. Opioids for chronic pain in patients with substance abuse: Too much, too little or just right? Invited Commentary. Pain. 2009; 145:267-268

2. Alford DP, Almeida AB, Saitz R, Brolin M, Kim TW, Shanahan CW, Botticelli M, Samet JH. Should adults who screen negative for unhealthy substance use be rescreened annually? J Gen Intern Med 2009; 24: (S1) S169.

3. Alford D, Bridden C, Jackson A, Saitz R, Amodeo M, Barnes H, Samet JH. Promoting substance use education among generalist physicians: An evaluation of the Chief Resident Immersion Training (CRIT) program. Gen Intern Med. 2009; 24:40-47.

4. Alford DP, Bridden C, Saitz R, Jackson AH, Samet JH. Barriers to incorporating substance abuse education into generalist residency training. J Gen Intern Med 2009; 24: (S1) S31.

5. Battaglia TA, Santana MC, Bak S, Gokhale M, Lash TL, Ash AS, Kalish R, Tringale S, Taylor JO, Freund KM. Predictors of timely follow-up after abnormal cancer screening among women seeking care at urban community health centers. (IN PRESS)

6. Bertholet N, Cheng DM, Palfai TP, Samet JH, Saitz R. Does readiness to change predict subsequent alcohol consumption in medical inpatients with unhealthy alcohol use? Addict Behav 2009; 34:636-640. PMID: 19428189

7. Bertholet N, Cheng DM, Palfai TP, Saitz R. Inpatients with unhealthy alcohol use: Drinking and alcohol consequences at 12 months. Subst Abuse 2009, 30(1):83.

8. Bertholet N, Cheng DM, Samet JH, Saitz R. Predictors of alcohol consumption patterns in HIV-infected patients with alcohol problems. Subst Abuse 2009, 30(1):84.

9. Bertholet N, Dukes K, Horton NJ, Palfai TP, Pedley A, Saitz R. Factor structure of the SOCRATES questionnaire in hospitalized medical patients. Addict Behav 2009; 34:568-572. PMID: 19395177

10. Bertholet N, Horton NJ, Saitz R. Improvements in readiness to change and drinking in primary care patients with unhealthy alcohol use: a prospective study. BMC Public Health, 2009; 9:101 PMCID: PMC2679737 [E-pub] (Not NIH-funded).

11. Berz, JP, K. Johnston, Backus B, Doros G, Rose AJ, Pierre S, Battaglia TA. (2009). The influence of black race on treatment and mortality for early-stage breast cancer. Med Care 47(9): 986-92.

12. Bickmore TW, Pfeifer LM, Paasche-Orlow MK. Using computer agents to explain medical documents to patients with low health literacy. Patient Educ Couns. 2009 Jun;75(3):315-20.

13. Blackburn GL, Hutter MM, Harvey AM, Apovian CM, Boulton HR, Cummings S, Fallon JA, Greenberg I, Jiser ME, Jones DB, Jones SB, Kaplan LM, Kelly JJ, Kruger RS Jr, Lautz DB, Lenders CM, Lonigro R, Luce H, McNamara A, Mulligan AT, Paasche-Orlow MK, Perna FM, Pratt JS, Riley SM Jr, Robinson MK, Romanelli JR, Saltzman E, Schumann R, Shikora SA, Snow RL, Sogg S, Sullivan MA, Tarnoff M, Thompson CC, Wee CC, Ridley N, Auerbach J, Hu FB, Kirle L, Buckley RB, Annas CL. Expert panel on weight loss surgery: executive report update. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009 May;17(5):842-62. Epub 2009 Feb 19.

14. Campbell C, Hahn R, Elder R, Brewer R, Chattopadhyay S, Fielding J, Hingson R, Naimi T, et al. The effectiveness of limiting alcohol outlet density as a means of reducing excessive alcohol consumption and alcohol-related harms. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, in press (IN PRESS).

15. Cheng DM, Libman H, Bridden C, Saitz R, Samet JH. Alcohol consumption and lipodystrophy in HIV-infected adults with alcohol problems. Alcohol. 2009; 43:65-71.

16. Cheng T, Freund KM, Lane SE, Ganschow P, Battaglia TA. Screening for Breast Cancer. http://pier .acrponline.org/physicians/screening/s369/s369.html. In PIER [online database]. Philadelphia, American College of Physicians, 2009.

17. Cremeens J, Nelson D, Naimi T, et al. Sociodemographic differences in binge drinking among adults – 14 states, 2004. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2009; 58:301-4.

18. Doe-Simkins M, Walley AY, Epstein A, Moyer P. Saved by the nose: bystander-administered intranasal naloxone hydrochloride for opioid overdose. American Journal of PH. May 2009;99(5):788-91.

19. Dookeran NM, Battaglia TA, Cochran J, Geltman PL. Diagnosis of Chronic Disease among Refugees and Asylees in Massachusetts. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2009 (IN PRESS)

20. Douglas MA, Burniske GM, Alford DP, Wilkes G, Greenwald JL. Physicians’ pain management confidence versus competence. J Opioid Management. 2009; 5(3):169-174

20a. Freedman JE, Hylek EM. Clopidogrel, Genetics, and Drug Responsiveness [Invited Editorial]. N Engl J Med. 2009;360:411-3.

20b. Garcia D and Hylek EM. Warfarin Pharmacogenetics. N Engl J Med. 2009;360:2474.

21. Hanchate A, Kronman AC, Young-Xu Y, Ash AS, Emanuel E. Racial and Ethnic Differences in End-of-Life Costs: Why Do Minorities Cost More Than Whites? Arch Intern Med. 2009;169(5):493-501

22. Hausmann LRM, Jeong K, Bost JE, Kressin NR, Ibrahim SA. Perceived racial discrimination in health care: A comparison of Veterans Affairs and other patients. American Journal of Public Health 2009

23. Hironaka LK, Paasche-Orlow MK, Young RL, Bauchner H, Geltman PL. Caregiver health literacy and adherence to a daily multi-vitamin with iron regimen in infants. Patient Educ Couns. 2009 Jun;75(3):376-80.

23a. Hylek EM. Summary of the American College of Chest Physicians Practice Guidelines on Antithrombotic Therapy in Atrial Fibrillation (8th edition): A Practical Application and Comparison with Other Guidelines. Thrombosis Clinics 2009;3:21-7.

23b. Hylek EM. Antithrombotic prophylaxis in elderly patients with Atrial Fibrillation. Semin Thromb Hemost. 2009 Sep;35(6):548-53.

23c. Hylek EM. The Need for New Oral Anticoagulants in Clinical Practice. J Cardiovasc Med 2009;10:605-9.

23d. Hylek EM, Rose AJ. Understanding Low INR in Clinical Practice [Invited Editorial]. Thromb Haemost 2009;101:417-8.

24. Jack BW, Chetty VK, Anthony D, Greenwald JL, Sanchez GM, Johnson AE, Forsythe SR, O’Donnell JK, Paasche-Orlow MK, Manasseh C, Martin S, Culpepper L. A reengineered hospital discharge program to decrease rehospitalization: a randomized trial. Ann Intern Med. 2009 Feb 3;150(3):178-87.

25. Kapoor A, Kraemer KL, Smith KJ, Roberts MS, Saitz R. Cost-Effectiveness of Screening for Unhealthy Alcohol Use with %Carbohydrate Deficient Transferrin: Results From a Literature-Based Decision Analytic
Computer Model.

26. Katz RV, Green BL, Kressin NR, James SA, Sang MQ, Claudio C, Russell SL. Exploring the ‘legacy’ of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study: a follow-up study from the Tuskegee Legacy Project. Journal of the National Medical Association 2009:101 (2): 179-83.

27. Kim TW, Alford DP, Malabanan AO, Holick MF, Samet JH. Low Vitamin D Status in Methadone Maintenance Patients J Addict Med. 2009; 3:134-138

28. Kim TW, Kretsch N, Saitz R, Winter M, Samet JH, Shanahan CW, Almeida A, Botticelli M, Alford DP. How does non-physician screening for unhealthy alcohol and drug use affect primary care clinician practice? J Gen Intern Med 2009; 24: (S1) S91.

29. Knapp PE, Clemente KM, Phipps JC, Speckman JL, Sternthal E, Freund KM, Ash AS, Apovian CM. Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose with Finger tip vs. Alternative site sampling: Effect on Glycemic Control in Insulin-using patients with Type-2 Diabetes. Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics. 2009;11:219-25.

30. Kressin NR, Nunn ME, Singh H, Orner MB, Pbert L, Hayes C, Culler C, Glicken SR, Palfrey S, Geltman PL, Cadoret C, Henshaw MM. Pediatric Clinicians Can Help Reduce Rates of Early Childhood Caries: Effects of a Practice Based Intervention. Medical Care 2009:47 (11), 1121-28.

31. Lasser KE, Murillo J, Medlin E, Lisboa S, Valley-Shah L, Fletcher RH, Emmons KE, Ayanian JZ. A multilevel intervention to promote colorectal cancer screening among community health center patients: results of a pilot study. BMC Family Practice 2009, 10:37.

32. Lasser KE. Update in Smoking and Mental Illness: a Primary Care Perspective. Dual Diagnosis 2009; 5(2):191.

33. Liebschutz JM, Saitz R, Weiss RD, Averbuch T, Schwartz SL, Meltzer EC, Claggett-Borne E, Cabral H, Samet JH. Clinical factors associated with prescription drug use disorder in urban primary care patients with chronic pain. J Pain. 2009. (IN PRESS)

34. Lisabeth LD, Beiser AS, Brown DL, Murabito JM, Kelly-Hayes M, Wolf PA. Age at natural menopause and risk of ischemic stroke: the Framingham Heart Study. Stroke. 2009 Apr;40(4):1044-9. Epub 2009 Feb 20. PubMed PMID: 19233935; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2682709.

34a. Lopes RD, Becker RC, Garcia D, Hylek EM, Granger CB, Lourenço DM, Nader HB, Maffei FH, Cesena FH, Nicolau JC, Timmerman A, Rocha AT, de Paiva EF, Guimaraes HP, Carvalho AC, D’Amico EA, Moreira-Filho CA, Aldrighi JM, Lopes AC. Highlights from the I International Symposium of Thrombosis and Anticoagulation in Internal Medicine, October 23-25, 2008, Sao Paulo, Brazil. J Thromb Thrombolysis 2009 Mar 26.

35. Loucks EB, Lynch JW, Pilote L, Fuhrer R, Almeida ND, Richard H, Agha G, Murabito JM, Benjamin EJ. Life-course socioeconomic position and incidence of coronary heart disease: the Framingham Offspring Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2009 Apr 1;169(7):829-36. Epub 2009 Jan 29. PubMed PMID: 19179358; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2727217.

35a. Lunze K. Health and human rights: no miracle in postconflict Chechnya. Lancet. 2009;374:1809-1810.

36. Mahabadi AA, Massaro JM, Rosito GA, Levy D, Murabito JM, Wolf PA, O’Donnell CJ, Fox CS, Hoffmann U. Association of pericardial fat, intrathoracic fat, and visceral abdominal fat with cardiovascular disease burden: the Framingham Heart Study. Eur Heart J. 2009 Apr;30(7):850-6. Epub 2009 Jan 9. PubMed PMID: 19136488.

37. McCall-Hosenfeld JS, Freund KM, Liebschutz JM. Factors associated with sexual assault and time to presentation. Prev Med. 2009;48:593-5.

37a. McCall-Hosenfeld JS, Liebschutz JM, Spiro A III, Seaver MR. Sexual Assault in the Military and Its Impact on Sexual Satisfaction in Women Veterans: A Proposed Model. J of Women’s Health. 2009;18:901-9.

38. Meisel JL. Differential diagnosis of chest pain (Parts I and II). In: Rind D, Aronson M eds. Up to Date in Adult Primary Care and Internal Medicine. Published online.

39. Meisel JL. (Letter to the editor.) CHADS2 (85×2). Annals Int Med 2009, published electronically at http://www.annals.org/cgi/eletters/151/5/297

40. Meltzer EC, Rybin D, Saitz R, Samet JH, Schwartz SL, Butler SF, Liebschutz JM. Identifying prescription drug use disorder in primary care chronic pain patients: utility of documented aberrant medication-related behaviors J Gen Intern Med 2009; 24: (S1) S95

41. Murabito JM, Keyes MJ, Guo CY, Keaney JF Jr, Vasan RS, D’Agostino RB Sr, Benjamin EJ. Cross-sectional relations of multiple inflammatory biomarkers to peripheral arterial disease: The Framingham Offspring Study. Atherosclerosis. 2009 Apr;203(2):509-14. Epub 2008 Jul 9. PubMed PMID: 18701106; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2690511.

42. Naimi T, Nelson D, Brewer R. Driving after binge drinking. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2009; 37:314-20.

43. Nelson D, Naimi T, Brewer R. State alcohol use estimates among youth and adults, 1993-2005. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2009;36:218-24.

44. Oates DJ, Paasche-Orlow MK. Health literacy: communication strategies to improve patient comprehension of cardiovascular health. Circulation. 2009 Feb 24;119(7):1049-51.

45. Paasche-Orlow MK, Jacob DM, Hochhauser M, Parker RM. National survey of patients’ bill of rights statutes. J Gen Intern Med. 2009 Apr;24(4):489-94.

46. Paasche-Orlow MK, McCaffery K, Wolf MS. Bridging the international divide for health literacy research. Patient Educ Couns. 2009 Jun;75(3):293-4.

47. Parikh NI, Gona P, Larson MG, Fox CS, Benjamin EJ, Murabito JM, O’Donnell CJ, Vasan RS, Levy D. Long-term trends in myocardial infarction incidence and case fatality in the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s Framingham Heart study. Circulation. 2009 Mar 10;119(9):1203-10. Epub 2009 Feb 23. PubMed PMID: 19237656; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2725400.

48. Parikh NI, Hwang SJ, Ingelsson E, Benjamin EJ, Fox CS, Vasan RS, Murabito JM. Breastfeeding in infancy and adult cardiovascular disease risk factors. Am J Med. 2009 Jul;122(7):656-63.e1. PubMed PMID: 19559168; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2704490.

49. Parker VA, Clark JA, Leyson J, Calhoun E, Carroll J, Freund KM, Battaglia TA. Patient Navigation: Development of a Protocol for Describing What Navigators Do. Health Services Research. (IN PRESS)

50. Perry JR, Stolk L, Franceschini N, Lunetta KL, Zhai G, McArdle PF, Smith AV, Aspelund T, Bandinelli S, Boerwinkle E, Cherkas L, Eiriksdottir G, Estrada K, Ferrucci L, Folsom AR, Garcia M, Gudnason V, Hofman A, Karasik D, Kiel DP, Launer LJ, van Meurs J, Nalls MA, Rivadeneira F, Shuldiner AR, Singleton A, Soranzo N, Tanaka T, Visser JA, Weedon MN, Wilson SG, Zhuang V, Streeten EA, Harris TB, Murray A, Spector TD, Demerath EW, Uitterlinden AG, Murabito JM. Meta-analysis of genome-wide association data identifies two loci influencing age at menarche. Nat Genet. 2009 Jun;41:6: 648-650. 2009 May 17. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 19448620.

51. Pregler J, Freund KM, Phipps MG, et al. The heart truth professional education campaign on women and heart disease: needs assessment evaluation results. Journal of Women’s Health. 2009;18(10):1541-7.

52. Raj A, Cheng DM, Krupitsky EM, Coleman S, Bridden C, Samet JH. Correlates of any condom use among Russian narcology patients reporting recent unprotected sex. AIDS and Behav. 2009; 13:310-317.

53. Raj A, Cheng DM, Krupitsky EM, Levenson S, Egorova VY, Meli S, Zvartau EE, Samet JH. Binge drinking and unsafe sex: a study of narcology hospital patients from St. Petersburg, Russia. Substance Abuse. 2009; 30:1-10.

54. Ramsey S, Whitley E, Warren-Mears V, McKoy JM, Everhart R, Caswell RJ, Fiscella K, Hurd TC, Battaglia TA, Mandelblatt J. Evaluating the cost effectiveness of cancer patient navigation programs: conceptual and practical issues. Cancer. 2009.

55. Ries R, Fiellin D, Miller S, Saitz R (Eds). Principles of Addiction Medicine, Fourth Edition, American Society of Addiction Medicine, Wolters-Kluwer, 2009.

56. Rivers D, Dudley D, Warren-Mears V, Fiscella K, Battaglia TA, Roetzheim R. “The Science of Patient Navigation: Approaches, Strategies, and Lessons Learned.” OMH Third National Leadership Summit on Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health. National Harbor, MD. Feb 2009.

56a. Rose AJ, Berlowitz DR, Frayne SM, Hykek EM. Measuring Quality of Oral Anticoagulation Care: Extending Quality Measurementsto a New Field. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 2009;35:146-55.

57. Rose AJ, Berlowitz DR, Manze M, Orner MB, Kressin NR.Comparing methods of measuring treatment intensity in hypertension care. Circulation: Quality and Outcomes 2009:2; 385-391.

58. Rose AJ, Berlowitz DR, Manze M, Orner MB, Kressin NR. Intensifying Therapy for Hypertension Despite Suboptimal Adherence. Hypertension 2009:54.

58a. Rose AJ, Ozonoff A, Berlowitz DR, Henault LE, Hylek EM. Warfarin Does Management Affects INR Control. J Thromb Haemost 2009;7:94-101.

58b. Rose AJ, Ozonoff A, Grant RW, Henault LE, Hylek EM. The Epidemiology of Sub-Therapeutic Anticoagulation in the United States. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2009;2:00-00.

58c. Rose AJ, Ozonoff A, Henault LE, Hylek EM. Anticoagulation for Valvular Heart Disease in Community-based Practice. J Thromb Haemost 2009 (IN PRESS)

59. Russell SL, Katz RV, Kressin NR, Green BL, Wang MQ, Claudio C, Tzvetkova K. Beliefs of Women’s Risk as Research Subjects: A Four-City Study Examining Differences by Sex and by Race/Ethnicity. Journal of Women’s Health 2009:18(2): 235-43.

60. Saitz R. The case for chronic disease management of addiction. Audio-Digest Psychiatry 2009; 38(20).

61. Saitz R. Contributions to and cited in Unforeseen Benefits: Addiction Treatment Reduces Health Care Costs. Closing the Addiction Treatment Gap. Open Society Institute. 2009. For more information, go to www.treatmentgap.org

64. Saitz R, Palfai TP, Chem DM, Horton NJ, Dukes k, Kraemer KL, Roberts MS, Guerriero RT, Samet JH. Some medical inpatients with unhealthy alcohol use may benefit from brief intervention. J Stud alc Drugs. 2009; 70:426-435.

64a. Schmitt B, Steendijk P, Lunze K, Ovroutski S, Falkenberg J, Rahmanzadeh P, Maarouf N, Ewert P, Berger F, Kuehne T. Integrated Assessment of Diastolic and Systolic Ventricular Function Using Diagnostic Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Catheterization: Validation in Pigs and Application in a Clinical Pilot Study. American College of Cardiology Foundation. 2009;2(11):1271-81.

65. Singer SJ, Hartmann CW, Hanchate A, Zhao S, Meterko M, Shokeen P, Lin S, Gaba DM, Rosen AK. Comparing Safety Climate between Two Populations of Hospitals in the United States. Health Research and Educational Trust
DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-6773.2009.00994.x.

66. Smith PC, Allensworth-Davies D, Saitz R. The validation in primary care of the single question alcohol screening strategy recommended by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. Subs Abuse 2009; 30(1) 82.

67. Smith PC, Schmidt SM, Allensworth-Davies D, Saitz R. Primary care validation of a single question alcohol screening test. J Gen Intern Med, 2009, 24: 783-788. PMCID: PMC2695521

68. Sobel RM, Paasche-Orlow MK, Waite KR, Rittner SS, Wilson EA, Wolf MS. Asthma 1-2-3: a low literacy multimedia tool to educate African American adults about asthma. J Community Health. 2009 Aug;34(4):321-7.

69. Stahre M, Brewer R, Fonseca V, Naimi T. Binge drinking among active duty military personnel. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2009; 36:208-17.

70. Tokuda Y, Doba N, Butler JP, Paasche-Orlow MK. Health literacy and physical and psychological wellbeing in Japanese adults. Patient Educ Couns. 2009 Jun;75(3):411-7.

71. Tsui J, Vittinghoff E, Anastos K, Augenbraun M, Young M, Nowicki M, Cohen MH, Peters MG, Golub ET, Szczech L. Hepatitis C seropositivity and kidney function decline among women with HIV: data from the Women’s Interagency HIV Study. Am Journal of Kidney Diseases. 2009;54(1):43-50.

72. Tsui J, Vittinghoff E, Hahn JA, Evans JL, Davidson PJ, Page K. Risk behaviors after hepatitis C virus seroconversion in young injection drug users in San Francisco. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2009;105:160-63.

73. Tsui J, Whooley MA, Monto A, Seal K, Tien PC, Shlipak M. Associations of hepatitis C virus seropositivity with inflammatory markers and heart failure in persons with coronary heart disease: data from the heart and soul. J of Cardiac Failure. 2009;15:451-56.

74. Volandes AE, Barry MJ, Chang Y, Paasche-Orlow MK. Improving Decision Making at the End of Life with Video Images. Med Decis Making. 2009 Aug 12.

75. Volandes AE, Mitchell SL, Gillick MR, Chang Y, Paasche-Orlow MK. Using video images to improve the accuracy of surrogate decision-making: a randomized controlled trial. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2009 Oct;10(8):575-80.

76. Volandes AE, Paasche-Orlow MK, Barry MJ, Gillick MR, Minaker KL, Chang Y, Cook EF, Abbo ED, El-Jawahri A, Mitchell SL. Video decision support tool for advance care planning in dementia: randomised controlled trial. BMJ. 2009 May 28;338:b2159.

77. Walley AY, Farrar D, Cheng DM, Alford DP, Samet JH. Are opioid dependence and methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) documented in the medical record? A patient safety issue. J Gen Intern Med. 2009; 24:1007–11.

78. Wee CC, Pratt JS, Fanelli R, Samour PQ, Trainor LS, Paasche-Orlow MK. Best practice updates for informed consent and patient education in weight loss surgery. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009 May;17(5):885-8.

79. Wharam JF, Paasche-Orlow MK, Farber NJ, Sinsky C, Rucker L, Rask KJ, Figaro MK, Braddock C 3rd, Barry MJ, Sulmasy DP. High quality care and ethical pay-for-performance: a Society of General Internal Medicine policy analysis. J Gen Intern Med. 2009 Jul;24(7):854-9.

79a. Witt DW, Delate T, Clark NP, Martell C, Tran T, Crowther MA, Garcia DA, Ageno W, Hylek EM. Outcomes and Predictors of very Stable INR Control during Chronic Anticoagulation Therapy. Blood 2009;114:952-6.

79b. Witt DW, Delate T, McCool KH, Dowd M, Clark NP, Crowther MA, Garcia DA, Ageno W, Dentali F, Hylek EM, Rector W. Incidence and Predictors of Bleeding following Polypectomy in Patients Receiving and Not Receiving Anticoagulation Therapy. J Thromb Haemost 2009 (IN PRESS)

80. Wright WG, Jones JA, Spiro A III, Rich SE, Kressin NR. Use of Patient self-report oral health outcomes measures in assessment of dental treatment outcomes. Journal of Public Health Dentistry 2009:69 (2): 95-103.

81. Zallman L, Schwartz SL, Saitz R, Samet JH, Liebschutz JM. Barriers to pain management for patients with substance use disorders – What does the patient think? J Gen Intern Med 2009; 24: (S1) S31.

November 2, 2010
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