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Selected Publications by MPCI Faculty


 • Kwoh CK, Anderson LG, Greene JM, Johnson DA, O’Dell JR, Robbins ML, Roberts WN, Simms RW, Yood RA. Guidelines for the management of rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Rheum 2002;46:328-346.

Andrade SE, Gurwitz JH. Drug benefit plans under managed care: to what extent do elderly subscribers selecting less drug coverage put themselves at increased financial r responsibility? J Am Geriatr Soc 2002;50:178-181.

Andrade SE, Gurwitz JH, Chan KA, Donahue JG, Beck A, Boles M, Buist DSM, Goodman M, LaCroiz AZ, Levin TR, Platt R. Validation of diagnoses of peptic ulcers and bleeding from administrative databases: a multi-health maintenance organization study. J Clin Epi 2002;55:310-313.

• Silliman RA, Guadagnoli E, Rakowski W, Landrum MB, Lash TL, Wolf R, Fink A, Ganz PA, Gurwitz J, Borbas C, Mor V. Adjuvant tamoxifen prescription in women 65 years and older with primary breast cancer. J Clin Oncol 2002;20:2690-2688.

• Rochon PA, Bero LA, Bay AM, Gold JL, Dergal JM, Binns MA, Streiner DL, Gurwitz JH. Comparing review articles published in peer-reviewed and throwaway journals. JAMA 2002;287:2853-2856.

• Rochon PA, Bronskill SE, Gurwitz JH. Health care for older people. British Medical Journal 2002;325:1231-1232.

Gurwitz JH, Rochon PA. Improving the quality of medication use in the elderly: a not so simple prescription. Arch Intern Med 2002;162:1670-1672.

Gurwitz JH, Goldberg RJ, Malmgren JA, Barron HV, Tiefenbrunn AJ, Frederick PD, Gore JM. Hospital transfer of patients with acute myocardial infarction: the effects of age, race and insurance type. Am J Med 2002;112:528-534.

• Col NF, Goldberg RJ, Orr RK, Erban JK, Fortin JM, Chlebowski RT. Survival impact of tamoxifen use for breast cancer risk reduction: Projections from a patient-specific Markov model. Med DecisMaking 2002;22:1-8.

• Steg PG, Goldberg RJ, Gore JM, Fox KAA, Eagle KA, Flather MD, Sadiq I, Kasper R, Rushton-Mellor SK, Anderson FA, for the GRACE Investigators. Baseline characteristics, management practices, and in-hospital outcomes of patients hospitalized with acute coronary syndromes in the Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events (GRACE). Am J Cardiol 2002;90:358-363.

• Bedell SE, Graboys TB, Duperval M, Goldberg R. Viagra in the cardiologist’s office: Patients’ attitudes and physicians’ practices toward discussions about sexual functioning. Cardiology 2002;97:79-82.

• Ali O, Sadiq I, Goldberg RJ, Yarzebski J, Lessard D, Gurwitz J, Gore JM. Age- specific differences in the use of thrombolytic therapy and hospital outcomes in patients with acute myocardial infarction: A community-wide perspective. J Thrombosis and Thrombolysis 2002;90:838-42.

Baldor RA. Medicare and Medicaid. Up To Date 2002.

• Matthews J, Kadish W, Barrett S, Mazor KM, Field D, Jonassen J. The impact of a brief interclerkship about substance abuse on medical student skills. Academic Medicine 2002;77:419-26.

• Ford ME, Hill DD, Nerenz D, Nornbrook M, Zapka J, Meenan R, Greene S, Johnson CC. Categorizing race and ethnicity in the HMO Cancer Research Network. Ethnicity and Disease 2002;12:135-140.

Goldberg RJ, Yarzebski J, Lessard D, Wu J, Gore JM. Recent trends in the incidence rates of and death rates from atrial fibrillation complicating initial acute myocardial infarction: A community-wide perspective. Am Heart J 2002;143:519-27.

Goldberg RJ, Steg PG, Sadiq I, Granger CB, Jackson EA, Budaj A, Brieger D, Avezum A, Goodman S. Extent of, and factors associated with, delay to hospital presentation in patients with acute coronary disease (The GRACE Registry). Am J Cardiol 2002;89:791- 796.

• Weinreb L, Goldberg R, Lessard D. Pap smear testing among homeless and very low- income housed mothers. J Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 2002;13:141-150.

• Yarzebski J, Bujor C, Goldberg RJ, Spencer F, Lessard D, Gore JM. A community-wide survey of physician practices and attitudes toward cholesterol management in patients with recent acute myocardial infarction. Arch Intern Med 2002;162:797-804.

• Osganian SK, Zapka JG, Feldman HA, Goldberg RJ, Hedges JR, Eisenberg MS, Raczynski JM, McGovern PG, Cooper LS, Pandey DK, Linares AC, Luepker RV, for the REACT Study Group. Use of emergency medical services for suspected acute cardiac ischemia among demographic and clinical patient subgroups: the REACT trial. Prehospital Emergency Care 2002;6:175-85.

• Bedell SE, Duperval M, Schiamberg E, Goldberg RJ. Cardiologists’ discussions about sexuality with patients with chronic coronary artery disease. Am Heart J 2002;97:79-82.

• Dauerman HL, Goldberg RJ, White K, Gore JM, Sadiq I, Gurfinkel E, Budaj A, Lopez E, Lopez-Sendon J, for the GRACE Investigators. Revascularization, stenting and outcomes of patients with acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock. Am J Cardiol 2002;90:838-842.

• Dauerman HL, Goldberg RJ, White K, Core JM, Sadiq I, Gurfinkel E, Bujad A, Lopez E, Lopez-Sendon J. Global use of revascularization for patients in cardiogenic shock: findings from the Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events (GRACE). Am J Cardiol 2002;90:838-42.

• Jackson EA, Sivasubramian R, Spencer FA, Yarzebski J, Lessard D, Gore JM, Goldberg RJ. Changes over time in the use of aspirin in patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction (1975 to 1997): A population-based perspective. Am Heart J 2002;144:259-68.

• Putnam KG, Buist DSM, Fishman P, Andrade SE, Boles M, Chase GA, Goodman MJ, Gurwitz JH, Platt R, Raebel MA, Chan KA. Chronic disease score as a predictor of subsequent hospitalization: a multi-HMO study. Epidemiology 2002;13:340-346.

• Donahue JG, Chan KA, Andrade SE, Beck A, Boles M, Buist DSM, Carey V, Chandler J, Chase GA, Ettinger B, Fishman P, Goodman M, Guess HA, Gurwitz JH, LaCroix AS, Levin TR, Platt R. Gastric and duodenal safety of alendronate. Arch Intern Med 2002;162:936-942.

• Soumerai SB, McLaughlin TJ, Ross-Degnan D, Christianses CL, Gurwitz JH. Effectiveness of thrombolytic therapy for acute myocardial infarction in the elderly. Arch Intern Med 2002;162:561-568.

Baldor RA. Common skin cancers. Manual of Fam Practice 2nd Edition. Taylor, Ed. Lippincott Williams &Wilkins. NY 2002.

Harrold LR, Yood RA, Straus W, Andrade SE, Reed JI, Cernieux J, Lewis B, Gurwitz JH. The challenges of estimating health service utilization for osteoarthritis patients on a population-level. J Rheumatol 2002;29:1931-1936.

Harrold LR, Gurwitz JH, Tate JP, Becker R, Stuart T, Elwell A, Radford M. Physician attitudes concerning anticoagulation services in the long-term care setting. Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis 2002;14:59-64.

Harrold LR. Diagnostic approach to common rheumatologic problems. In Guide to Diagnostic Testing. Ed. Khan, Sachs, Pechet and Snyder, Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2002.

• Barrett SV, Zapka JG, Mazor KM and Luckmann RS. Assessing medical students’ breast cancer screening skills: A comparison of knowledge, confidence and performance. Academic Medicine 2002;77:905-10.

• Puleo E, Zapka J, White MJ, Mouchawar J, Somkin C, Taplin S. Caffeine, cajoling and other strategies to maximize clinician survey response rates. Evaluation and the Health Professions 2002;25:169-84.

Zapka J, Puleo EM, Erban S, Luckmann R. Health care system factors in achieving current colorectal cancer screening. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2002;23:28-35.

Goldberg RJ, Osganian S, Zapka J, et al. Duration of prehospital delay in individuals with acute coronary disease. Concordance of medical records and follow-up phone interviews. Cardiology 2002;97:159-165.

• Spencer FA, Meyer TE, Gore JM, Goldberg RJ. Heterogeneity in the management and outcomes of patients with acute myocardial infarction complicated by heart failure. The National Registry of Myocardial Infarction. Circulation 2002;97:159-165.

Walker N, Zurier R. Liver abnormalities in rheumatic disease. Clinics in Liver Disease 2002;6:933-46.

Keough ME, Field T, Gurwitz JH. A model of community-based interdisciplinary team training in the care of the frail elderly. Academic Medicine 2002;77:936.

Field TS, Cadoret CA, Brown M, Ford M, Greene SM, Hill D, Hornbrook MC, Meenan RT, White MJ, Zapka JM. Surveying physicians: Do components of the “Total Design Approach” to optimizing survey response rates apply to physicians? Medical Care 2002;40:596-605.

Mazor KM, Alper E, Carlin M, Stone SL. What do medicine clerkship preceptors do best? Academic Medicine 2002;77:837-40.

Mazor KM, Clauser BE, Field T, Yood R, Gurwitz JH. A demonstration of the impact of response bias on the results of patient satisfaction surveys. Health Services Research 2002;37:1403-1417.

• Quirk M, Stone S, Chuman A, Devaney-O’Neil S, Mazor K, Starr S, Lasser D. Using differences between perceptions of importance and competence to identify teaching needs of primary care preceptors. Teaching and Learning in Medicine 2002;14:155- 161.

Mazor KM, Campbell EG, Field T, Purwono U, Peterson D, Lockwood JH, Weissman JS, Gurwitz JH. Managed care education: What medical students are telling us. Acad Med 2002;77:1128-1133.

Gurwitz JH, Andrade SE. Risk management in therapeutics: when the patient becomes the last line of defense. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety 2002:11:637-639.

• Walter AJ, Morse AN, Hammer RA, Hentz JG, Magrina JF, Cornella JL, Magtibay PM. Laparoscopic versus open Burch retropubic urethropexy: Comparison of morbidity and costs when performed with concurrent vaginal prolapse repairs. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2002;186:723-8.

• Walter AJ, Magtibay, PM, Morse AN, Hammer RA, Hentz, JG, Magrina, JF. Perioperative changes in serum creatinine after gynecologic surgery.
Am J Obstet Gynecol 2002;186(6):1315-1319

Morse AN, Hammer RA, Walter AJ, Baker S, Magtibay PM. Does hysterectomy without adnexectomy in patients with prior tubal interruption increase the risk of subsequent hydrosalpinx? Am J Obstet Gynecol, 2002;187:1483-6.

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