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Selected Publications by MPCI Faculty


Baldor RA, Field TS, Gurwitz JH. Using the “Question of Scruples” game to teach managed care ethics to students. Acad Med. 2001;76:510-511.

Baldor RA, Melanoma, more than skin deep. The Female Patient. 2001;26.

Baldor RA, Brooks WB, Warfield ME. A survey of primary care physicians’ perceptions and needs regarding the precepting of medical students in their offices. Medical Education. 2001;35:1-7.

• Billings-Gagliardi S., Fontneau N, Wolff MK, Barrett SV, Mazor KM. Educating the next generation of physicians about stroke: Incorporating stroke prevention into the medical school curriculum. Stroke 2001;32(12):2854-9.

• Billings-Gagliardi S, Mazor KM, Belanger M. Explanations of basic science information by students: what lay people find effective. Academic Medicine 2001;76: S39-S41.

• Jonassen JA, Mazor KM, Sefton L. Identification of factors that influence the likelihood of screening for domestic violence by medical students and residents. Academic Medicine 2001;76, (5), 529.

• Kramarz P, France ER, Destefano F, . . . Gurwitz JH, Andrade SE, Cernieux J, et al. Population-based study of rotavirus vaccination and intussusception. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2001;20:410-416.

Bourne L, Carpenter K, DeCourcey W. Hatgis C. Does behavioral insomnia therapy reduce health care utilization? Sleep Research 2001:24.

• Talip F, Walker N, Khan W, Zimmermann B. Treatment of felty’s syndrome with leflunomide. J Rheum 2001;28:868-870.

Stille CJ, Berrien V, Krause PJ. HIV in primary care: an educational initiative for child health providers. Ambulatory Child Health 2001;7:37-42.

Goldberg RJ, Gore JM, Thompson CA, Gurwitz JH. Recent magnitude of, and temporal trends (1994-1997) in the incidence and hospital death rates of cardiogenic shock complicating acute myocardial infarction: the Second National Registry of Myocardial Infarction. Am Heart J 2001;141:65-71.

• Majumdar SR, Inui TS, Gurwitz JH, Gillman MW, McLaughlin TJ, Soumerai SB. Influence of physician specialty on adoption and relinquishment of calcium channel blockers, and other treatments for myocardial infarction. J Gen Intern Med 2001;16:351-359.

Yood R, Harrold L, Fish L, Cernieux J, Emani S, Conboy B, Gurwitz J. Prevention of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis: Experience in a managed care setting. Arch Intern Med 2001;161:1322-1327.

• Angeja BG, Rundle AC, Gurwitz JH, Gore JM, Barron JV. Death or non-fatal stroke in patients with acute myocardial infarction treated with tissue plasminogen activator. Am J Cardio 2001;87:627-630.

Zapka JG, Lemon S, Peterson L, et al. The silent consumer: Women’s reports and ratings of abortion services. Medical Care 2001;39:50-60.

• Erban S, Zapka J, Puleo E, Vickers-Lahti M. Colorectal cancer screening in Massachusetts: Measuring compliance with current guidelines. Effective Clinical Practice 2001;4:10-17.

• Yarzebski J, Spencer F, Goldberg RJ, Lessard D, Gore JM. Temporal trends (1986 – 1997) in cholesterol level assessment and management practices in patients with acute myocardial infarction. Arch Intern Med 2001;161:1521-1528.

• Vaccarino V, Krumholz H, Yarzebski J, Gore JM, Goldberg RJ. Sex differences in 2- year mortality after hospital discharge for myocardial infarction. Ann Intern Med 2001;134:173-181.

• The GRACE Investigators. Goldberg RJ. Rationale and design of the GRACE (Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events) Project: A multinational registry of patients hospitalized with acute coronary syndromes. Am Heart J 2001;141:190-9.

• Furman MI, Dauerman HL, Goldberg RH, Yarzebski J, Lessard D, Gore JM: Twenty- two year (1975 to 1997) trends in the incidence, in-hospital and long-term case-fatality rates from initial Q wave and non-Q wave myocardial infarction: A multi-hospital, community-wide perspective. J Am Coll Cardiol 2001;37:1571-80.

• Dauerman HL, Goldberg RJ, Malinski M, Yarzebski J, Lessard D, Gore JM. Outcomes and early revascularization for patients >65 years of age with cardiogenic s hock. Am J Cardiol 2001;87:844-848.

• Yarzebski J, Spencer F, Goldberg RJ, Lessard D, Gore JM. Temporal trends (1986- 1997) in cholesterol level assessment and management practices in patients with acute myocardial infarction. A population-based perspective. Arch Intern Med 2001;161:1521-28.

• Barron HV, Every NR, Parsons LS, Angeja B, Goldberg RJ, Gore JM, Chou TM. The use of intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation in patients with cardiogenic shock complicating acute myocardial infarction: data from the National Registry of Myocardial Infarction 2. Am Heart J 2001;141:933-39.

• Spencer FA, Goldberg RJ, Frederick PD, Malmgren J, Becker RC, Gore JM. Age and the utilization of cardiac catheterization following uncomplicated first myocardial infarction treated with thrombolytic therapy: the second National Registry of Myocardial Infarction (NRMI-2). Am J Cardiol 2001;88:107-11.

• Furman MI, Barnard MR, Krueger LA, Fox ML, Shilale EA, Lessard DM, Marchese P, Frelinger AL, Goldberg RJ, Michelson AD. Circulating monocyte-platelet aggregates are an early marker of acute myocardial infarction. J Am Coll Cardiol 2001;38:1002-6.]

• McCormick D, Gurwitz J, Goldberg RJ, Becker RC, Tate J, Elwell A, Radford M. Prevalence and quality of warfarin use for patients with atrial fibrillation in the long-term care setting. Arch Intern Med 2001;161:2458-2463.

• Spencer FA, Salami B, Yarzebski J, Lessard D, Gore JM, Goldberg RJ. Temporal trends and associated factors of inpatient cardiac rehabilitation in patients with acute myocardial I nfarction: A community-wide perspective. J Cardiopulm Rehab 2001;21:377-382.

• Spencer F, Scleparis G, Goldberg RJ, Yarzebski J, Lessard D, Gore JM. Decade long trends (1986 to1997) in the medical management of patients with acute myocardial infarction: a community-wide perspective. Am Heart J 2001;142:594-603.

• Ward A, Willey C, Andrade S. Patient education provided to asthmatic children: a historical cohort study of the implementation of NIH recommendations. J Asthma 2001;38(2):141-147.

• Platt R, Davis R, Finkelstein J, Go AS, Gurwitz JH, Roblin D, Soumerai S, Ross-Degnan D, Andrade S, Goodman MJ, Martinson B, Raebel MA, Smith D, Ulcickas-Yood M, Chan A. Multicenter epidemiologic and health services research on therapeutics in the HMO Research Network Center for Education and Research in Therapeutics (CERT). Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 2001;10:373-377.

Gurwitz JH, Guadagnoli E, Landrum MB, Silliman RA, Wolf R, Weeks JC. The treating physician as active gatekeeper in the recruitment of research subjects. Med Care 2001;39:1339-1344.

Fish L, Lung CL. For the Antileukotriene Working Group. Adherence to asthma therapy. Annals of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology 2001;86:24-30.

• Weitzman ER, Zapka J, Estabrook B. Risk and reluctance: Understanding impediment to colorectal cancer screening. Preventive Medicine 2001;32:502-513.

• Lemon S, Zapka JG, Puleo E, Luckmann R, Chasen-Taber. Colorectal cancer screening participation and comparisons with mammography and prostate-specific antigen screening. American Journal Public Health 2001;91:1264-1272.

Luckmann R. (Commentary) Review: advice from doctors and nurses, behavioral interventions, nicotine replacement treatment, and several pharmacologic treatments increase smoking cessation rates. Evidence Based Mental Health 2001;4:16.

Field TS, Gurwitz JH, Avorn J, McCormick D, Jain S, Eckler M, Benser M, Bates DW. Risk factors for adverse drug events among nursing home residents. Archives of Internal Medicine 2001;161:1629-1634.

Stille CJ, Christison-Legay J, Bernstein B, Dworkin PH. A simple provider-based educational intervention to boost infant immunization rates: A controlled trial. Clinical Pediatrics 2001;40:365-73.

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