M Brezis

Summary

Affiliation: The Hebrew University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. pmc Shared decision-making in Israel: status, barriers, and recommendations
    Talya Miron-Shatz
    Center for Medical Decision Making, Ono Academic Collage, Kiryat Ono, Israel
    Isr J Health Policy Res 1:5. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint [Challenges and barriers in the promotion of quality in health care services]
    Mayer Brezis
    Center for Clinical Quality and Safety, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Harefuah 151:132-6, 191. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Interactive learning in medicine: socrates in electronic clothes
    M Brezis
    Quality and Safety Committee, Hadassah Hebrew University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    QJM 97:47-51. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Quality of informed consent for invasive procedures
    Mayer Brezis
    Center for Clinical Quality and Safety, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, 91120 Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Qual Health Care 20:352-7. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Big pharma and health care: unsolvable conflict of interests between private enterprise and public health
    Mayer Brezis
    Center for Clinical Quality and Safety, Hadassah Medical Center and School of Public Health, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 45:83-9; discussion 90-4. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Discordant views of experts and laypersons on the adoption of new fertility technology
    Mayer Brezis
    Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Med Care 49:420-3. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint [Why do good drugs disappear?]
    Mayer Brezis
    Center for Clinical Quality and Safety, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Harefuah 149:652-5, 683. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Interactive learning with voting technology
    Mayer Brezis
    Centre for Quality, Safety and Data, Hadassah Hebrew University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Med Educ 38:574-5. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Compensated heart failure predisposes to outer medullary tubular injury: studies in rats
    M Goldfarb
    The Nephrology Unit, Bikur Holim Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Kidney Int 60:607-13. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Renal microcirculation and tissue damage during acute ureteral obstruction in the rat: effect of saline infusion, indomethacin and radiocontrast
    S N Heyman
    Department of Medicine, Hadassah Hospital, Mt Scopus, Jerusalem, Israel
    Kidney Int 51:653-63. 1997

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Publications35

  1. pmc Shared decision-making in Israel: status, barriers, and recommendations
    Talya Miron-Shatz
    Center for Medical Decision Making, Ono Academic Collage, Kiryat Ono, Israel
    Isr J Health Policy Res 1:5. 2012
    ..Israeli policymakers should thus be encouraged to nurture burgeoning initiatives and set plausible milestones. Comparing the status of SDM in Israel with that in other countries may stimulate further advancement...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Challenges and barriers in the promotion of quality in health care services]
    Mayer Brezis
    Center for Clinical Quality and Safety, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Harefuah 151:132-6, 191. 2012
    ..The interface between economics and health care calls for creative thinking, with a novel definition for the social value of medical and nursing care according to their quality and not their quantity...
  3. ncbi request reprint Interactive learning in medicine: socrates in electronic clothes
    M Brezis
    Quality and Safety Committee, Hadassah Hebrew University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    QJM 97:47-51. 2004
    ..In our experience, this modality improves the quality of clinical learning and deserves further evaluation...
  4. doi request reprint Quality of informed consent for invasive procedures
    Mayer Brezis
    Center for Clinical Quality and Safety, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, 91120 Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Qual Health Care 20:352-7. 2008
    ..To assess quality of informed consent among patients undergoing procedures and patient's preferences about decision-making...
  5. ncbi request reprint Big pharma and health care: unsolvable conflict of interests between private enterprise and public health
    Mayer Brezis
    Center for Clinical Quality and Safety, Hadassah Medical Center and School of Public Health, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 45:83-9; discussion 90-4. 2008
    ..As those most affected are the sick, the poor and the least educated, free market successes appear to pose unsolvable challenges to social justice in public health...
  6. doi request reprint Discordant views of experts and laypersons on the adoption of new fertility technology
    Mayer Brezis
    Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Med Care 49:420-3. 2011
    ..reproductive technology (ART), bioethicists, medical students and the general population toward the questions: do you support access to oocyte cryopreservation to preserve fertility for personal reasons and who should bear the costs?..
  7. ncbi request reprint [Why do good drugs disappear?]
    Mayer Brezis
    Center for Clinical Quality and Safety, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Harefuah 149:652-5, 683. 2010
    ..The reason for the disappearance of old drugs is a combination of market failures and failures in production and regulatory processes. System revisions are needed to allow continued availability of old, safe and effective drugs...
  8. ncbi request reprint Interactive learning with voting technology
    Mayer Brezis
    Centre for Quality, Safety and Data, Hadassah Hebrew University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Med Educ 38:574-5. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Compensated heart failure predisposes to outer medullary tubular injury: studies in rats
    M Goldfarb
    The Nephrology Unit, Bikur Holim Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Kidney Int 60:607-13. 2001
    ..The presence and extent of outer medullary hypoxic damage cannot be predicted from the functional derangement, which in the experimental settings may also represent prerenal azotemia or papillary damage...
  10. ncbi request reprint Renal microcirculation and tissue damage during acute ureteral obstruction in the rat: effect of saline infusion, indomethacin and radiocontrast
    S N Heyman
    Department of Medicine, Hadassah Hospital, Mt Scopus, Jerusalem, Israel
    Kidney Int 51:653-63. 1997
    ..Contrast studies, forced hydration and NSAIDs for renal colic are potentially harmful and their use should be re-evaluated...
  11. ncbi request reprint Endotoxin-induced renal failure. II. A role for tubular hypoxic damage
    S N Heyman
    Department of Medicine, Hadassah University Hospital, Mt Scopus, Jerusalem, Israel
    Exp Nephrol 8:275-82. 2000
    ..05). It is concluded that under special conditions, such as altered medullary oxygen balance or defective nitric oxide or prostaglandin synthesis, endotoxin may predispose to hypoxic outer medullary tubular damage...
  12. ncbi request reprint Endotoxin-induced renal failure. I. A role for altered renal microcirculation
    S N Heyman
    Department of Medicine, Hadassah University Hospital, Mt Scopus, Jerusalem, Israel
    Exp Nephrol 8:266-74. 2000
    ..NO and endothelin participate in LPS-induced vascular responses that may predispose to hypoxic tubular damage...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effect of radiocontrast agents on intrarenal nitric oxide (NO) and NO synthase activity
    S N Heyman
    Department of Medicine, Hadassah Hospital Mt Scopus and Hebrew University Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    Exp Nephrol 6:557-62. 1998
    ..The objective of the study was to explore a possible role for altered nitric oxide (NO) production or bioavailability in these hemodynamic responses...
  14. ncbi request reprint Principles for planning the teaching of evidence-based medicine/clinical epidemiology for MPH and medical students
    Ora Paltiel
    Department of Social Medicine, Hebrew University Hadassah Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine, P O B 12272, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Public Health Rev 30:261-70. 2002
    ..This review summarizes the principles applied to teaching these subjects to medical students, as well as to students in Master's programs who will pursue careers in public health or clinical research...
  15. ncbi request reprint Proximal tubular injury attenuates outer medullary hypoxic damage: studies in perfused rat kidneys
    Samuel N Heyman
    Department of Medicine, Hadassah Hospital, Mt Scopus and the Hebrew University Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    Exp Nephrol 10:259-66. 2002
    ..51 and -0.72, respectively, p < 0.003). This cogent inverse association might imply that disruption of the proximal nephron attenuates downstream mTAL necrosis by a reduction of distal tubular reabsorptive workload...
  16. ncbi request reprint Undertreatment of acute pain in the emergency department: a challenge
    Ruth Stalnikowicz
    Emergency Department, Hadassah University Hospital Mount Scopus, PO Box 24035, Jerusalem 91240, Israel
    Int J Qual Health Care 17:173-6. 2005
    ..Evaluation and improvement of pain management in our emergency department (ED)...
  17. doi request reprint Limited value of physical examinations in upper respiratory illness: account of personal experience and survey of doctors' views
    A Kiderman
    Hebrew University Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Eval Clin Pract 15:184-8. 2009
    ..We assessed the value of PEs in 500 diagnoses of upper respiratory infection (URI) and the attitudes of 123 doctors regarding the utility of PEs in virtual cases...
  18. ncbi request reprint Renal effects of nabumetone, a COX-2 antagonist: impairment of function in isolated perfused rat kidneys contrasts with preserved renal function in vivo
    J Reichman
    Department of Medicine, Hadassah University Hospital and Hebrew University Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    Exp Nephrol 9:387-96. 2001
    ..COX selectivity may not explain the renal safety of nabumetone...
  19. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy in hospitalized incompetent geriatric patients: poorly informed, constrained and paradoxical decisions
    Ilana Golan
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:839-42. 2007
    ..Several reports indicate flaws in the criteria for performing PEG and in the decision-making process, raising concerns about the adequacy of the consent...
  20. doi request reprint The use of a standard design medication room to promote medication safety: organizational implications
    H Rozenbaum
    Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Ein Kerem, PO Box 12000, 91120 Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Qual Health Care 25:188-96. 2013
    ..Limited data are available on how a standard designed medication room (MR) supports safety medication administration...
  21. ncbi request reprint Prevention of perioperative venous thromboembolism and coronary events: differential responsiveness to an intervention program to improve guidelines adherence
    A Grupper
    Faculty of Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Qual Health Care 18:123-6. 2006
    ..Following an intervention program, which included staff meetings, development of local protocols, and academic detailing by a nurse, the survey was repeated...
  22. doi request reprint Misleading one detail: a preventable mode of diagnostic error?
    Shahar Arzy
    Department of Neurology, Hadassah Hebrew University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Eval Clin Pract 15:804-6. 2009
    ..The presence of a single misleading detail may lead clinicians down a cognitive and actual path toward an incorrect diagnosis...
  23. ncbi request reprint Transient urethral obstruction predisposes to ascending pyelonephritis and tubulo-interstitial disease: studies in rats
    H Bitz
    Nephrology Unit and Department of Medicine, Bikur Holim Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Urol Res 29:67-73. 2001
    ..We conclude that transient ureteral obstruction predisposes to ascending pyelonephritis and to tubulointerstitial disease. This vulnerability may relate to altered urodynamics and medullary tissue destruction...
  24. ncbi request reprint Quality improvement program to assure the delivery of pathology test results: a systemic intervention in a large general hospital
    Pnina Topol
    Dermatology Clinic, Hadassah University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Dermatol Nurs 19:253-7. 2007
    ..Theses two outcomes improved significantly after the intervention. This study demonstrates how nurses can play a major role in both patient and staff education and with performing organizational chance to strengthen patient safety...
  25. ncbi request reprint CT pulmonary angiography for the detection of pulmonary embolism: interobserver agreement between on-call radiology residents and specialists (CTPA interobserver agreement)
    Dorith Shaham
    Department of Radiology, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, POB 12000, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Clin Imaging 30:266-70. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to prospectively determine interobserver agreement between on-call radiology residents and specialists in the interpretation of computed tomographic pulmonary angiography (CTPA)...
  26. doi request reprint Hand hygiene compliance by physicians: marked heterogeneity due to local culture?
    Dror Cantrell
    Center for Clinical Quality and Safety, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Infect Control 37:301-5. 2009
    ..Physician compliance with hand hygiene guidelines often has been reported as insufficient...
  27. ncbi request reprint A prospective study assessing the efficacy of abdominal computed tomography scan without bowel preparation in diagnosing intestinal wall and luminal lesions in patients presenting to the emergency room with abdominal complaints
    Michal Mizrahi
    Gastroenterology Unit, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    World J Gastroenterol 11:1981-6. 2005
    ..To evaluate the positive predictive value of abdominal non-prepared computed tomography (CT) for diagnosing intestinal lumen or wall lesions in patients presenting to the emergency room (ER) with abdominal complaints...
  28. ncbi request reprint General medicine practitioners' attitudes towards "do not attempt resuscitation" orders
    Sharon Einav
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Centre, PO Box 12000, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Resuscitation 62:181-7. 2004
    ..To examine whether "all-or-none" guidelines for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) are being applied by practitioners on general medical wards (GMWs)...
  29. pmc The impact of an evidence-based medicine educational intervention on primary care physicians: a qualitative study
    Kerem Shuval
    School of Public Health, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel Haifa, Israel
    J Gen Intern Med 22:327-31. 2007
    ..Attitudes and barriers to implementing EBM have been examined extensively, but scant evidence exists regarding the impact of EBM teaching on primary care physicians' point of care behavior...
  30. pmc The role of culture, environment, and religion in the promotion of physical activity among Arab Israelis
    Kerem Shuval
    Yale Griffin Prevention Research Center, 130 Division St, 2nd Floor, Derby, CT 06418, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A88. 2008
    ..To improve our understanding of the cultural, religious, and environmental barriers and enablers to physical activity, we conducted a qualitative study among Arab Israeli college students in Israel...
  31. ncbi request reprint Resistance to use of perioperative beta-blockers: a no-man's land
    Avishay Grupper
    Arch Intern Med 165:347; author reply 349. 2005
  32. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the impact of an evidence-based medicine educational intervention on primary care doctors' attitudes, knowledge and clinical behaviour: a controlled trial and before and after study
    Kerem Shuval
    School of Public Health, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    J Eval Clin Pract 13:581-98. 2007
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  33. ncbi request reprint Mass media-induced availability bias in the clinical suspicion of West Nile fever
    Mayer Brezis
    Ann Intern Med 140:234-5. 2004
  34. ncbi request reprint Evaluating primary care doctors' evidence-based medicine skills in a busy clinical setting
    Kerem Shuval
    School of Public Health, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    J Eval Clin Pract 13:576-80. 2007
    ..To date, primary care doctors' (PCDs) evidence-based medicine (EBM) skills have rarely been studied. We conducted a cross-sectional study to evaluate PCDs' practical EBM skills and to determine risk markers associated with these skills...
  35. ncbi request reprint Viewpoint: suggestions for a shift in teaching clinical skills to medical students: the reflective clinical examination
    Jochanan Benbassat
    Myers JDC Brookdale Institute, Smokler Center for Health Policy Research, PO Box 3886, Jerusalem 91037, Israel
    Acad Med 80:1121-6. 2005
    ....