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Select Publications by MPCI Faculty


• Kirking DM, Lee JA, Ellis J, Briesacher B, McKercher P. Patient-reported underuse of prescription medications: A comparison of nine surveys. Medical Care Research and Review 2006;63:427-446.

Briesacher B, Andrade S. Kahler KH, Yood RA. Economic impact of the previous year’s adherence with bisphosphonates. Arthritis Rheum 2006;54:S85-S86.

• Toure J, Brandt N, Limcangco, Briesacher BA. Impact of second-generation antipsychotics on the use of antiparkinson agents in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Am J Geriatric Pharmacotherapy 2006;4:25-35.

• Raebel MA, Carroll NM, Andrade SE, Chester EA, Lafata JE, Feldstein A, Gunter MJ, Nelson WW, Simon SR, Chan KA, Davis RL, Platt R. Monitoring of drugs with a narrow therapeutic range in ambulatory care. Am J Manag Care 2006;12:268-74.

• Raebel MA, Carroll NM, Simon SR, Andrade SE, Feldstein AC, Lafata JE, Nelson WW, Chan KA, Gunter MJ, Tolsma D, Platt R. Liver and thyroid monitoring in ambulatory patients prescribed amiodarone in 10 HMOs. J Manag Care Pharm 2006;12:656-664.

• O’Dell K, McGee S. Acupuncture for urinary urgency in women over 50: What is the evidence? Urologic Nursing 2006;26:23-29.

Walsh KE, Adams WG, Bauchner H, Vinci RJ, Chessare JB, Cooper MR, Hebert PM, Schainker EG, Landrigan CP. Medication errors related to computer order entry in children. Pediatrics 2006;118:1872-1879

Doubeni CA, Yood R, Emani S, Gurwitz JH. Identifying unrecognized peripheral arterial disease among asymptomatic patients in the primary care setting. Angiology 2006;57:171-80.

• Halpern MT, Khan ZM, Schmier JK, Burnier M, Caro JJ, Cramer J, Daley WL, Gurwitz J, Hollenberg NK. Recommendations for evaluating compliance and persistence with hypertension therapy using retrospective data. Hypertension 2006;47:1039-48.

Gurwitz JH. Serious adverse drug effects — seeing the trees through the forest. N Engl J Med 2006;354:1352-61.

• Raebel MA, McClure DL, Simon SR, Chan KA, Feldstein A, Gunter MJ, Lafata JE, Harrold LR, Nelson WW, Platt R. Frequency of serum creatinine monitoring during allopurinol therapy in ambulatory patients. Ann Pharmacother 2006;40:386-91.

• Starr S, Haley H-L, Mazor KM, Philbin M, Ferguson WJ, Quirk M. Development and testing of an instrument to measure teacher identity in physicians. Teaching and Learning in Medicine 2006;18:117-25.

• Cirillo DJ, Wallace RB, Wo L, Yood RA. Effect of hormone therapy on risk of hip and knee joint replacement in the Women’s Health Initiative. Arthritis Rheum 2006;54:3194-204.

Yood RA. Prevention of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis: Why are we doing so poorly? J Rheumatolo 2006;33:1461-3.

• Rochon PA, Field TS, Bates DW, Lee M, Gavendo L, Erramuspe-Maindard J, Judge J, Gurwitz JH. Clinical application of a computerized system for physician order entry with clinical decision support to prevent adverse drug events in long-term care. CMAJ 2006;174:52-4.

Doubeni CA, Field TS, Ulcickas Yood M, Quessenberry CP, Fouayzi H, Gurwitz JH, Wei, F. Patterns and predictors of mammography utilization among breast cancer survivors. Cancer 2006;106:2482-88.

• Jackson RD, Wactawski-Wende J, LaCroix AZ, Pettinger M, Yood RA, Watt NB, Robbins JA, Lewis CE, Beresford SA, Ko MG, Naughton MJ, Satterfield S, Bassford T, Women’s Health Initiative Investigators. Effects of conjugated equine estrogen on risk of fractures and BMD in postmenopausal women with hysterectomy: Results from the Women’s Health Initiative Randomized Trial. J Bone Miner Res 2006;21:817-28.

Fischer MA, Mazor KM, Baril J, Alper E, DeMarco D, Pugnaire M. Learning from mistakes: Factors that influence how students and residents learn from medical errors. J Gen Intern Med 2006; 21:419-423.

Mazor KM, Reed GW, Yood RA, Fischer MA, Baril J, Gurwitz JH. Disclosure of medical errors: What factors influence how patients respond?. J Gen Intern Med 2006;21:704-710.

Morse AN, Schroeder CB, Magrina JF, Webb MJ, Wollan MP, Yawn BP. The risk of hydrosalpinx formation and adnexectomy following tubal ligation and subsequent hysterectomy – a historical cohort study. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2006;194:1273-6.

• Barron KI, Savageau JA, Young SB, Labin LC, Morse AN. Prediction of successful voiding immediately after outpatient mid urethral sling. Int J Urogyn 2006;17:570-5

• Gaskin DJ, Briesacher B, Limcangco, Brigantti L, Lillie-Blanton M. Exploring racial and ethnic disparities in prescription drug spending and use of among Medicare beneficiaries. American Journal of Geriatric Pharmacotherapy 2006;4:1-17.

Stille CJ, McLaughlin TJ, Primack WA, Mazor KM, Wasserman RC. Determinants and impact of generalist-specialist communication about pediatric outpatient referrals. Pediatrics 2006;118:1341-9.

Fish LS. The Great Debate Part II: Should managed care rely on cost sharing to manage big-ticket biologics? Am J Manag Care 2006;12:supplement.

• Willey CJ, Andrade SE, Cohen J, Fuller JC, Gurwitz JH. Polypharmacy with oral antidiabetic agents: an indicator of poor glycemic control. Am J Managed Care 2006;12:435-440.

Andrade SE, Raebel MA, Morse AN, Davis RL, Chan KA, Finkelstein JA, Fortman K, McPhillips H, Roblin D, Smith DH, Ulcickas Yood M, Platt R, Gurwitz JH. Use of prescription medications with a potential for fetal harm among pregnant women. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 2006;15:546-554.

Harrold LR, Yood R, Mikuls TR, Andrade S, Davis J, Fuller J, Chan KA, Roblin D, Raebel M, Von Worley A, Platt R, Saag K. Sex differences in gout epidemiology, evaluation and treatment. Ann Rheum Dis 2006;65:1368-72.

• Judge J, Field TS, DeFlorio M, LaPrino J, Auger J, Rochon P, Bates DW, Gurwitz JH. Prescribers’ responses to alerts during medication ordering in the long term care setting. JAMIA 2006;13:385-390.

• Enger SM, Thwin SS, Buist DSM, Field TS, Frost F, Geiger AM, Lash TL, Prout M, Yood MU, Wei F, Silliman RA. Breast cancer treatment among older women in integrated health care settings. J Clinical Oncology 2006;24:4377-4383.

• Soumerai SB, Pierre-Jacques M, Zhang F, Ross-Degnan D, Adams AS, Gurwitz J, Adler G, Safran DG. Cost-related medication nonadherence among the elderly and the disabled: A national survey one year before the Medicare drug benefit. Arch Intern Med 2006;166:1829-35.

• Go AS, Lee WY, Yang J, Lo JC, Gurwitz JH. Statin therapy and risks for death and hospitalization in chronic heart failure. JAMA 2006;296:2105-11.

• Doubeni C, Bigelow C, Lessard D, Spencer F, Yarzebski J, Gore J, Gurwitz J, Goldberg R. Trends and outcomes associated with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors in acute myocardial infarction. Am J Med 2006;119:616.e9-16.

Andrade SE, Kahler KH, Frech F, Chan KA. Methods for evaluation of medication adherence and persistence using automated databases. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 2006;15:565-74.

Dugan E. Gender. Entry included in the Encyclopedia of Aging. Springer Publishing Company, NY (2006)]

Dugan E. Women’s changing status: Health, laborforce, family. Entry included in the Encyclopedia of Aging. Springer Publishing Company, NY (2006)

Dugan E. The Driving Dilemma: The complete resource guide for older drivers and their families. Collins 2006; ISBN:0061142182.

• Connor DF, McLaughlin TJ, Jeffers-Terry M, O’Brien WH, Stille CJ, Young LM, Antonelli RC. Targeted child psychiatric services: A new model of pediatric primary clinician-child psychiatry collaborative care. Clinical Pediatrics 2006;45:423-34.

Dugan E, Dodd K, Ellis SE. The challenges of changing clinical behavior: Implementation of clinical practice guidelines to improve primary care practice. In Shumaker, Ockene & Riekert (Eds.) The Handbook for Health Behavior Change, 3rd edition (forthcoming) NY: Springer

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