Brennan Spiegel

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Differences in the management of Crohn's disease among experts and community providers, based on a national survey of sample case vignettes
    E Esrailian
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Division of Digestive Diseases, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 26:1005-18. 2007
  2. pmc Is irritable bowel syndrome a diagnosis of exclusion?: a survey of primary care providers, gastroenterologists, and IBS experts
    Brennan M R Spiegel
    Department of Gastroenterology, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:848-58. 2010
  3. pmc Psychometric evaluation of patient-reported outcomes in irritable bowel syndrome randomized controlled trials: a Rome Foundation report
    Brennan Spiegel
    Department of Medicine, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Gastroenterology 137:1944-53.e1-3. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Understanding gastrointestinal distress: a framework for clinical practice
    Brennan M R Spiegel
    Department of Gastroenterology, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 106:380-5. 2011
  5. pmc Controversies in ulcerative colitis: a survey comparing decision making of experts versus community gastroenterologists
    Brennan M R Spiegel
    Veteran s Administration Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:168-74, 174.e1. 2009
  6. pmc Adherence to best practice guidelines in dyspepsia: a survey comparing dyspepsia experts, community gastroenterologists and primary-care providers
    B M R Spiegel
    Department of Gastroenterology, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 29:871-81. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Assessing health status in inflammatory bowel disease using a novel single-item numeric rating scale
    Bijal Surti
    F Widjaja Foundation Inflammatory Bowel and Immunobiology Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8635 W 3rd St 960 Wv, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 58:1313-21. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Developing valid and reliable health utilities in irritable bowel syndrome: results from the IBS PROOF Cohort
    Brennan Spiegel
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System UCLA, Digestive Diseaes, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Building 11, Room 21E, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:1984-91. 2009
  9. pmc Predictors of patient-assessed illness severity in irritable bowel syndrome
    Brennan Spiegel
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Center for Outcomes Research and Education, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:2536-43. 2008
  10. pmc Dialysis practices that distinguish facilities with below- versus above-expected mortality
    Brennan Spiegel
    Department of Medicine, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:2024-33. 2010

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Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Differences in the management of Crohn's disease among experts and community providers, based on a national survey of sample case vignettes
    E Esrailian
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Division of Digestive Diseases, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 26:1005-18. 2007
    ..When faced with the same set of facts, healthcare providers often make different diagnoses, employ different tests and prescribe disparate therapies...
  2. pmc Is irritable bowel syndrome a diagnosis of exclusion?: a survey of primary care providers, gastroenterologists, and IBS experts
    Brennan M R Spiegel
    Department of Gastroenterology, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:848-58. 2010
    ..Yet many clinicians are concerned about overlooking alternative diagnoses. We measured beliefs about whether IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion, and measured testing proclivity between IBS experts and community providers...
  3. pmc Psychometric evaluation of patient-reported outcomes in irritable bowel syndrome randomized controlled trials: a Rome Foundation report
    Brennan Spiegel
    Department of Medicine, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Gastroenterology 137:1944-53.e1-3. 2009
    ..We pooled data to measure the psychometric properties of IBS end points, including binary responses (eg, "adequate relief") and 50% improvement in symptom severity...
  4. doi request reprint Understanding gastrointestinal distress: a framework for clinical practice
    Brennan M R Spiegel
    Department of Gastroenterology, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 106:380-5. 2011
    ..When appropriate, screen for suicidal ideations. Finally, we provide a list of high-yield questions to screen for these maladaptive cognitions and emotions, and explain how the GI distress framework can be used in clinical practice...
  5. pmc Controversies in ulcerative colitis: a survey comparing decision making of experts versus community gastroenterologists
    Brennan M R Spiegel
    Veteran s Administration Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:168-74, 174.e1. 2009
    ..We performed a national vignette survey to measure variations in decision-making in areas of controversy...
  6. pmc Adherence to best practice guidelines in dyspepsia: a survey comparing dyspepsia experts, community gastroenterologists and primary-care providers
    B M R Spiegel
    Department of Gastroenterology, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 29:871-81. 2009
    ..Although 'best practice' guidelines for dyspepsia management have been disseminated, it remains unclear whether providers adhere to these guidelines...
  7. doi request reprint Assessing health status in inflammatory bowel disease using a novel single-item numeric rating scale
    Bijal Surti
    F Widjaja Foundation Inflammatory Bowel and Immunobiology Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8635 W 3rd St 960 Wv, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 58:1313-21. 2013
    ..A numeric rating scale (NRS) is a quick, inexpensive, and convenient patient-reported outcome that can capture the patient's overall perception of health...
  8. doi request reprint Developing valid and reliable health utilities in irritable bowel syndrome: results from the IBS PROOF Cohort
    Brennan Spiegel
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System UCLA, Digestive Diseaes, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Building 11, Room 21E, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:1984-91. 2009
    ..To inform future cost-utility analyses in IBS, we measured and validated the IBS utilities...
  9. pmc Predictors of patient-assessed illness severity in irritable bowel syndrome
    Brennan Spiegel
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Center for Outcomes Research and Education, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:2536-43. 2008
    ..Since severity is a patient-centered outcome, it is essential that future instruments are based on patients' self-perceptions of severity. We measured patient-derived predictors of severity in a large cohort of IBS patients...
  10. pmc Dialysis practices that distinguish facilities with below- versus above-expected mortality
    Brennan Spiegel
    Department of Medicine, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:2024-33. 2010
    ..Practices were identified that distinguish top- from bottom-performing facilities by SMR...
  11. pmc Atherosclerosis in systemic sclerosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Karen Au
    University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 63:2078-90. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to perform a systematic review and meta-analysis to determine whether the risk of atherosclerosis is increased in SSc patients compared to healthy individuals...
  12. doi request reprint Evaluating the process of care in nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage: a survey of expert vs. non-expert gastroenterologists
    E Esrailian
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 28:1199-208. 2008
    ..Aim To perform a survey to measure the process of care and variations in decision-making in nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal tract haemorrhage (NVUGIH) and compare results between experts and non-experts...