Publications - General Internal Medicine

Title: Assessment of Outcomes of Treatment with Oral Anticoagulants in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation and multiple Chronic Conditions. A Comparative Effectiveness Analysis.
Authors: Mentias A … & Vaughan Sarrazin MS.
Journal: JAMA Network Open. 2019;1(5):e182870. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.2870.
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Title: Unique Primary Care Needs of Trangender and Gender Non-Binary People
Authors: Nisly NL ... Kaliszewski S ... & Krasowski MD.
Journal: Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2018 Dec;61(4):674-686. PMID: 30339607.
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Title: Developing an Inclusive and Welcoming LGBTQ Clinic.
Authors: Nisly NL … & Hightower M.
Journal: Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2018 Dec;61(4):646-662. PMID: 30303816.
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Title: Association Between Hospital and Surgeon Volume and Rectal Cancer Surgery Outcomes in Patients With Rectal Cancer Treated Since 2000: Systematic Literature Review and Meta-analysis.
Authors: Chioreso C … Schweizer ML … & Charlton ME.
Journal: Diseases of the Colon & Rectum. 2018 Nov;61(11):1320-1332. PMID: 30286023.
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Title: Do surgeons and patients/parents value shared decision-making in pediatric surgery? A systematic review.
Authors: Carlisle EM … & Kaldjian LC.
Journal: Journal of Surgical Research. 2018 Nov;231:49-53. Epub 2018 Jun 8. PMID: 30278968.
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Title: Early coronary angiography and survival after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Authors: Khera R, CarlLee S, Blevins A, Schweizer M, Girotra S.
Journal: Open Heart. 2018;5: e000809. doi: 10.1136/openhrt-2018-000809.
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Article: Attributable Cost and Length of Stay Associated with Nosocomial Gram-Negative Bacterial Cultures.
Authors: Nelson RE … Schweizer ML, Perencevich EN … & Samore MH.
Journal: Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 2018 Oct 23;62(11). pii: e00462-18. PMID: 30150480.
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Title: Does outpatient cardiac rehabilitation help patients with acute myocardial infarction quit smoking?
Authors: Katz DA … Vander Weg MW … & Spertus JA.
Journal: Preventive Medicine. 2018 Oct 11;118:51-58. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 30316877.
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Title: Comparing brief, covert, directly observed hand hygiene compliance monitoring to standard methods: A multicenter cohort study.
Authors: Werzen A … Reisinger HS, Perencevich EN.
Journal: American Journal of Infection Control. 2018 Oct 9. pii: S0196-6553(18)30864-2. PMID: 30314747.
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Title: Reactive Periostitis Due to Inhalant Abuse.
Authors: Hocke LE, Honkanen I, Fiordellisi W & Bettendorf B.
Journal: Arthritis & Rheumatology. 2018 Sep;70(9):1391. doi: 10.1002/art.40523. PMID: 29660262.
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Title:Cardiac resynchronization therapy and outcomes in patients with left ventricular assist devices: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Authors: Voruganti DC … & Giudici M.
Journal: Heart Failure Reviews. 2018 Sep 27. doi: 10.1007/s10741-018-9740-x. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 30259285.
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Title: The Virtual Hospitalist: A Single-Site Implementation Bringing Hospitalist Coverage to Critical Access Hospitalists
Authors: Kuperman EF, Linson EL, Klefstad K, Perry Evelyn, Glenn K.
Journal: Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2018 Sep 26:E1-E5. doi: 10.12788/jhm.3061. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 30255859.
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Title: Treatment Algorithms for Staphylococcal Bacteremia: Improving Clinical Care and Enhancing Antimicrobial Stewardship.
Authors: Perencevich EN, Malani PN.
Journal: JAMA. 2018 Sep25;320(12):1243-1244. PMID: 30264099.
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Article: Development of a nationwide consensus curriculum of perioperative medicine? A modified Delphi method.
Authors: Fang M … & Kuperman E.
Journal: Perioperative Care and Operating Room Management. 2018 Sep 24;12:31-34.
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Title: Determinants of Rectal Cancer Patients’ Decisions on Where to Receive Surgery: a Qualitative Analysis.
Authors: Charlton ME … Mengeling MA … & Ward MM.
Journal: Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 2018 Sep 10. doi: 10.1007/s11605-018-3830-x. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 30203231.
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Title: Interpretations of the Term “Actionable” when Discussing Genetic Test Results: What you Mean Is Not What I Heard.
Authors: Gornick MC ... Scherer AM ... & Uhlmann WR.
Journal: Journal of Genetic Counseling. 2018 Sep 7. doi: 10.1007/s10897-018-0289-6. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 30194681.
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Title: An automated computerized critical illness severity scoring system derived from APACHE III: modified APACHE.
Authors: Fortis S, O’Shea AMJ … Kaboli PJ, Perencevich EN, Reisinger HS & Sarrazin, MV.
Journal: Journal of Critical Care. 2018 Sep 6;48:237-242. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2018.09.005. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 30243204.
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Title: [Review of the book Successful Aging as a Contemporary Obsession: Global Perspectives, by Sarah Lamb, ed., New Brunswick NJ: Rutgers University Press,2017, 266 pp.]
Authors: Seaman A
Journal: September 2018. Medical Anthropology Quarterly. doi: 10.1111/maq.12452.
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Title: Geriatric Patient-Aligned Care Teams in Department of Veterans Affairs: How Are They Structured?
Authors: Sullivan JL … & Solimeo S.
Journal: Geriatrics. Aug 2018; 3(46). doi: 10.3390/geriatrics3030046.
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Title: Seeing beyond political affiliations: The mediating role of perceived moral foundations on the partisan similarity-liking effect.
Authors: Bruchmann K, Koopman-Holm B & Scherer A.
Journal: PLoS One. 2018 Aug 29;13(8): e0202101. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0202101. eCollection 2018. PMID: 30157213.
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Title: Attributable Cost and Length of Stay on Nosocomial Gram-Negative Bacteria Cultures.
Authors: Nelson RE … Schweizer ML, Perencevich EN … & Samore MH.
Journal: Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 2018 Aug 28. doi:10.1128/AAC.00462-18. Accepted/In Press.
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Title: ‘They need to tell you and not just do it’: Veteran and physician perspectives on point-of-care research in VA.
Authors: Shinkunas LA, Reisinger HS & Simon CM.
Journal: Journal of Veterans Studies. 2018 Aug 9;3(2):19-31.
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Title: Effects of a multifaceted medication reconciliation quality improvement intervention on patient safety: final results of the MARQUIS study.
Authors: Schnipper JL ... Kaboli PJ ... & Kripalani S.
Journal: BMJ Quality & Safety. 2018 Aug 20.pii: bmjqs-2018-008233. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2018-008233. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 30126891.
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Title: ICU Telemedicine Reduces Interhospital ICU Transfers in the Veterans Health Administration.
Authors: Fortis S, Sarrazin MV … & Reisinger HS.
Journal: Chest. 2018 Jul;154(1):69-76. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2018.04.021. Epub 2018 Jun 15. PMID: 29914751.
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Title: Patient Perspectives on Opioids: Views of Inpatient Veterans with Chronic Pain.
Authors: Hadlandsmyth K … Reisinger HS & Mosher HJ.
Journal: Pain Medicine. 2018 Jul 17. doi: 10.1093/pm/pny136. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 30020506.
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Title: Dietary approaches to treat MS-related fatigue: comparing the modified Paleolithic (Wahls Elimination) and low saturated fat (Swank) diets on perceived fatigue in persons with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.
Authors: Wahls T…  Alshare Z … & Snetselaar L.
Journal: Trials. 2018 Jun 4;19(1):309. doi: 10.1186/s13063-018-2680-x. PMID: 29866196.
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Title: Calibration of the global physical activity questionnaire to Accelerometry measured physical activity and sedentary behavior.
Authors: Metcalf KM … Laroche HH, & Sewell DK.
Journal: BMC Public Health. 2018 Mar 27;18(1):412. PMID: 29587694.
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Title: Effect of Harm Anchors in Visual Displays of Test Results on Patient Perceptions of Urgency About Near-Normal Values: Experimental Study.
Authors: Zikmund-Fisher BJ, Scherer AM ... & Fagerlin A.
Journal: Journal of Medical Internet Research. 2018 Mar 26;20(3)e98. PMID: 29581088.
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Title: Epidemiology of lower extremity peripheral artery disease in veterans.
Authors: Willey J, Mentias A, Vaughan-Sarrazin M … & Girotra S.
Journal: Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2018 Mar 24. pii: S0741-5214(18)30044-2. PMID: 29588132. [Epub ahead of print]
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Title: Epidemiology of lower extremity peripheral artery disease in veterans.
Authors: Willey J … Vaughan-Sarrazin M … & Girotra S.
Journal: Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2018 Aug;68(2):527-535.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2017.11.083. Epub 2018 Mar 24. PMID: 29588132.
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Title: Innovations in the Management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma.
Authors: Rafiullah, Ali A … Abushahin L.
Journal: American Journal of Therapeutics. 2018 Mar 20. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 29561268.
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Title: Temporal Trends of High-Intensity Statin Therapy Among Veterans Treated with Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.
Authors: Bin Abdulhak AA, Vaughan-Sarrazin MKaboli P, Horwitz PA, Mosher H … & Robinson JG.
Journal: Journal of the American Heart Association. 2018 March 4;7(5). pii: e007370. PMID: 29503265.
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Title: Non-traumatic splenic rupture in a patient with human granulocytic anaplasmosis and focused review of the literature.
Authors: Khan R & Ali A.
Journal: Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases. 2018 March;9(3):735-737. PMID: 29500125.
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Title: Community-based physical activity as adjunctive smoking cessation treatment: Rationale, design, and baseline data for the Lifestyle Enhancement Program (LEAP) randomized controlled trial.
Authors: Vander Weg MB … & Ward KD.
Journal: Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications. 2018 Mar;9:50-59. PMID: 29333504.
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Title: Cross-sectional associations between psychological traits, and HPV vaccine uptake and intentions in young adults from the United States.
Authors: Scherer AMSchacht Reisinger H, Schweizer ML … & Lynch CF.
Journal: PLOS One. 2018 Feb 23;13(2):e0193363. PMID: 29474403.
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Title: Web-Enabled Mechanistic Case Diagramming: A Novel Tool for Assessing Students’ Ability to Integrate Foundational and Clinical Sciences.
Authors: Ferguson KJ … & Dee FR.
Journal: Academic Medicine. 2018 Feb 20. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 29465452.
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Title: Age modifies the risk of atrial fibrillation among athletes: A systematic literature review and meta-analysis.
Authors: Ayinde H, Schweizer ML … & Hopson J.
Journal: IJC Heart & Vascular. 2018 Feb 18;18:25-29. eCollection 2018 Mar. PMID: 29556526.
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Title: Chart validation of inpatient ICD-9-CM administrative diagnosis codes for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) among intravenous immune globulin (IGIV) users in the Sentinel Distributed Database.
Authors: Ammann EM, Schweizer ML … & Chrischilles EA.
Journal: Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. 2018 Feb 15. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 29446185.
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Title: Challenges Implementing Lung Cancer Screening in Federally Qualified Health Centers.
Authors: Zeliadt SB, Hoffman RM … & Flocke SA.
Journal: American Journal of Preventive Medicine.2018 Feb 8. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 29429606.
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Title: Quality of life among men with low-risk prostate cancer during the first year following diagnosis: the PREPARE prospective cohort study.
Authors: Taylor KL, Luta G, Hoffman RM … & Van Den Eeden SK.
Journal: Translational Behavioral Medicine. 2018 Feb 7. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 259425377.
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Title: The role of affect and cancer anxiety in responding to negative information about medical tests.
Authors: Scherer LD … Scherer AM … Fagerlin A.
Journal: Psychology and Health. 2018 Feb;33(2):292-312. PMID: 28535696.
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Title: Establishing a Research Agenda for Preventing Transmission of Multidrug-Resistant Organisms in Acute-Care Settings in the Veterans Health Administration.
Authors: Perencevich EN … & Reisinger HS.
Journal: Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 2018 February;39(2):189-195. PMID: 29417927.
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Title: Setting the Research Agenda for Preventing Infections from Multidrug-Resistant Organisms in the Veterans Health Administration.
Authors: Livorsi DJ … Reisinger HS … & Perencevich EN.
Journal: Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Feb;39(2):186-188. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.302.
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Title: Research Agenda for Microbiome Based Research for Multidrug-resistant Organism Prevention in the Veterans Health Administration System.
Authors: Kates AE … Schweizer ML… & Safdar N.
Journal: Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 2018 Feb;39(2)202-209:202-209. PMID: 29417924.
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Title: Novel use of communication technology to improve nurse-physician communication, teamwork, and care coordination during bedside rounds.
Authors: Wickersham A, Johnson K, Kamath A & Kaboli PJ.
Journal: Journal of Communication in Healthcare. 2018 Jan 29. DOI: 10.1080/17538068.2018.1431425.
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Title: Decline in Prescription Opioids Attributable to Decreases in Long-Term Use: A Retrospective Study in the Veterans Health Administration 2010-2016.
Authors: Hadlandsmyth K, Mosher HVander Weg MW & Lund BC.
Journal: Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2018 Jan 29.
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Title: A Prescription for Note Bloat: An Effective Progress Note Template.
Authors: Kahn D … Mosher H, Harris K … & El-Farra N.
Journal: Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2018 Jan 19. doi: 10.12788/jhm.2898. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 29350222.
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Title: Development and preliminary validation of an ageism scale for dental students.
Authors: Rucker R, Barlow PB … & Marchini L.
Journal: Special Care Dentistry. 2018 Jan 4. Doi:10.111/scd.12259. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID 29314164.
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Title: MicroRNAs in CSF as prodromal biomarkers for Huntington disease in the PREDICT-HD study.
Authors: Reed ER … Smock J … & Myers RH.
Journal: Neurology. 2018 Jan 23. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 29282329. Doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000004844.
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Title: Challenges of Using Methadone in the Indian Pain and Palliative Care Practice.
Authors: Viswanath V … & Broderick A.
Journal: Indian Journal of Palliative Care. 2018 Jan;24(Suppl 1):S30-S35. PMID: 29497252.
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Title: When to Use Methadone for pain: A Case-Based Approach.
Authors: Palat G … & Broderick A.
Journal: Indian Journal of Palliative Care. 2018 Jan;24(Suppl 1):S15-S20. PMID: 29497250.
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Title: Decision-making processes among men with low-risk prostate cancer: A survey study.
Authors: Hoffman RM … & Taylor KL.
Psycho-Oncology. 2018 Jan;27(1):325-332. PMID: 28612468.
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Title: The Value of Electronically Extracted Data for Auditing Outpatient Antimicrobial Prescribing
Authors: Livorsi DJ … & Perencecvich EN.
Journal: Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 2018 Jan;39(1):64-70. PMID: 29283076.
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Title: The Evaluation of Medical Inpatients Who are Admitted on Long-term Opioid Therapy for Chronic Pain
Authors: Mosher H … & Nuckols T.
Journal: Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2017 Dec 6. doi: 10.12788/jhm.2889. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 29240853.
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Title: Chart validation of inpatient ICD-9-CM administrative diagnosis codes for ischemic stroke among IGIV users in the Sentinel Distributed Database.
Authors: Ammann EM … Schweizer ML … Chrischilles EA.
Journal: Medicine. 2017 Dec 1;96(52)e9440.
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