J M Gaspoz

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc Text-messaging versus telephone reminders to reduce missed appointments in an academic primary care clinic: a randomized controlled trial
    Noelle Junod Perron
    Division of Primary Care Medicine, Department of Community Medicine, Primary Care and Emergency Medicine, Geneva University Hospitals, 4 rue Gabrielle Perret Gentil, Geneva 14, 1211, Switzerland
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:125. 2013
  2. pmc Comparing a disease-specific and a generic health-related quality of life instrument in subjects with asthma from the general population
    Milo A Puhan
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospitals of Geneva, CH 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:15. 2008
  3. pmc Chlamydia trachomatis prevalence in undocumented migrants undergoing voluntary termination of pregnancy: a prospective cohort study
    Hans Wolff
    Department of Community Medicine and Primary Care, University Hospitals of Geneva, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 8:391. 2008
  4. pmc A predictive score to identify hospitalized patients' risk of discharge to a post-acute care facility
    Martine Louis Simonet
    Service of General Internal Medicine, University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:154. 2008
  5. pmc Reduction of missed appointments at an urban primary care clinic: a randomised controlled study
    Noelle Junod Perron
    Division of Primary Care, Department of Community Medicine and Primary Care, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Fam Pract 11:79. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint [Should disease management be feared? (1): hospital care]
    J M Gaspoz
    Departement de Medecine Interne, Service de médecine interne générale, Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 1:2712-4, 2716. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Cost effectiveness of aspirin, clopidogrel, or both for secondary prevention of coronary heart disease
    Jean Michel Gaspoz
    Clinique de Médecine II and the Division of Cardiology, Hopitaux Universitaires, Geneva, Switzerland
    N Engl J Med 346:1800-6. 2002
  8. pmc Relationship between hospital length of stay and quality of care in patients with congestive heart failure
    M P Kossovsky
    Group de Recherche et d Analyse en Sytèmes, Soins Hospitaliers GRASSH, Geneva University Hospitals
    Qual Saf Health Care 11:219-23. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint [Temporal trends in treatment of ST segment elevation myocardial infarction in Switzerland from 1997 to 2005]
    A A Fassa
    Service de cardiologie, Departement de Medecine Interne, HUG, Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 2:1393-6, 1398. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of new antiplatelet regimens used as secondary prevention of stroke or transient ischemic attack
    F P Sarasin
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hopital Cantonal, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Arch Intern Med 160:2773-8. 2000

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Publications46

  1. pmc Text-messaging versus telephone reminders to reduce missed appointments in an academic primary care clinic: a randomized controlled trial
    Noelle Junod Perron
    Division of Primary Care Medicine, Department of Community Medicine, Primary Care and Emergency Medicine, Geneva University Hospitals, 4 rue Gabrielle Perret Gentil, Geneva 14, 1211, Switzerland
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:125. 2013
    ..Since text-messaging is less resource-demanding, we tested the hypothesis that text-message reminders would be as effective as telephone reminders in an academic primary care clinic...
  2. pmc Comparing a disease-specific and a generic health-related quality of life instrument in subjects with asthma from the general population
    Milo A Puhan
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospitals of Geneva, CH 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:15. 2008
    ..We investigated the validity of the Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire (AQLQ) and the SF-36 completed by individuals with asthma from the population-based SAPALDIA (Swiss study on air pollution and lung diseases in adults) cohort...
  3. pmc Chlamydia trachomatis prevalence in undocumented migrants undergoing voluntary termination of pregnancy: a prospective cohort study
    Hans Wolff
    Department of Community Medicine and Primary Care, University Hospitals of Geneva, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 8:391. 2008
    ..We aimed to compare CTI prevalence among undocumented migrants undergoing termination of pregnancy (ToP) to the prevalence among women with residency permit...
  4. pmc A predictive score to identify hospitalized patients' risk of discharge to a post-acute care facility
    Martine Louis Simonet
    Service of General Internal Medicine, University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:154. 2008
    ..The purposes of the study were to develop and validate a score predicting discharge to a post-acute care (PAC) facility and to determine its best assessment time...
  5. pmc Reduction of missed appointments at an urban primary care clinic: a randomised controlled study
    Noelle Junod Perron
    Division of Primary Care, Department of Community Medicine and Primary Care, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Fam Pract 11:79. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to test the effectiveness of a sequential intervention reminding patients of their upcoming appointment and to identify the profile of patients missing their appointments...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Should disease management be feared? (1): hospital care]
    J M Gaspoz
    Departement de Medecine Interne, Service de médecine interne générale, Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 1:2712-4, 2716. 2005
    ..Such strategies participate to quality improvement programs in hospitals when they involve and empower all actors of a given process of care, are not imposed from outside, and use sound and rigorous development and evaluation methods...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cost effectiveness of aspirin, clopidogrel, or both for secondary prevention of coronary heart disease
    Jean Michel Gaspoz
    Clinique de Médecine II and the Division of Cardiology, Hopitaux Universitaires, Geneva, Switzerland
    N Engl J Med 346:1800-6. 2002
    ..We estimated the cost effectiveness of the increased use of aspirin, clopidogrel, or both for secondary prevention in patients with coronary heart disease...
  8. pmc Relationship between hospital length of stay and quality of care in patients with congestive heart failure
    M P Kossovsky
    Group de Recherche et d Analyse en Sytèmes, Soins Hospitaliers GRASSH, Geneva University Hospitals
    Qual Saf Health Care 11:219-23. 2002
    ..To determine the relationship between hospital length of stay (LOS) and quality of care in patients admitted for congestive heart failure (CHF)...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Temporal trends in treatment of ST segment elevation myocardial infarction in Switzerland from 1997 to 2005]
    A A Fassa
    Service de cardiologie, Departement de Medecine Interne, HUG, Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 2:1393-6, 1398. 2006
    ..Main predictors of hospital mortality were withholding PCI and thrombolysis, advanced age and the presence of cardiogenic shock. Moreover, primary PCI was associated with lower hospital mortality when compared to thrombolysis...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of new antiplatelet regimens used as secondary prevention of stroke or transient ischemic attack
    F P Sarasin
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hopital Cantonal, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Arch Intern Med 160:2773-8. 2000
    ..However, their cost-effectiveness ratios relative to aspirin alone have not been estimated...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Alternative to hospitalization for patients diagnosed with acute congestive heart failure]
    F P Sarasin
    Unité d accueil et d urgence Département de médecine interne HUG, 1211 Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 2:2327-8, 2331. 2006
    ..This strategy may reduce the overall incidence of hospitalization and subsequent readmissions as well as save costs. Outcome studies are needed before a widespread implementation of such strategies...
  12. ncbi request reprint Distinction between planned and unplanned readmissions following discharge from a Department of Internal Medicine
    M P Kossovsky
    Department of Internal Medicine, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland
    Methods Inf Med 38:140-3. 1999
    ..40). We conclude that encoded reports alone are not sufficient to distinguish planned from unplanned readmissions and that the automation of detailed clinical databases seems promising...
  13. doi request reprint Long-term decline in lung function, utilisation of care and quality of life in modified GOLD stage 1 COPD
    P O Bridevaux
    University Hospitals of Geneva, Division of Pulmonary Medicine, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Thorax 63:768-74. 2008
    ..Little is known about the long-term outcomes of individuals with mild chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) as defined by the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD)...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Heart failure and sexual dysfunction]
    L Sekoranja
    Département de médecine interne et service des urgences, HUG, Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 4:763-7. 2008
    ..Fear of cardiac events during intercourse can interfere with patients' ability to perform and enjoy sex, and thus, it is important that the physician be able to counsel patients with chronic heart failure about sexual activity...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Self-medication amongst illegal Latino-American immigrants: necessary or inapropriate]
    M Besson
    Service de medecine de premier recours, HUG, 121 1 Genève
    Rev Med Suisse 3:2239-43. 2007
    ..Taking the particular situation of illegal Latino-American immigrants, this review discusses the necessity of abording systematically the question of self-medication during a medical consultation...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Erectile dysfunction: a potential useful marker for cardiovascular disease]
    L Sekoranja
    Departement de Psychiatrie, HUG, Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 2:774-6, 778. 2006
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  17. ncbi request reprint [Beta-blockers and obstructive pulmonary diseases: such an odd couple?]
    O Grosgurin
    Departement de Medecine Interne, Service de médecine interne générale, HUG, Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 2:285-8. 2006
    ..Use of beta-blockers is contra-indicated in the case of decompensated COPD with severe bronchospasm or in poorly controlled asthma. In all cases, close clinical and, sometimes, functional monitoring is mandatory...
  18. doi request reprint Sex-specific effect of body weight gain on systemic inflammation in subjects with COPD: results from the SAPALDIA cohort study 2
    P O Bridevaux
    University Hospitals of Geneva, Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur Respir J 34:332-9. 2009
    ..Since the effect of weight gain on systemic inflammation is larger in females than in males, weight gain may be a risk factor for extrapulmonary comorbidities in females with COPD...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Should disease management be feared? (2): outpatient care]
    O Rutschmann
    Departement de Medecine Interne, Service de médecine interne générale HUG, 1211 Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 1:2717-8, 2720, 2722-3. 2005
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Undocumented migrants in Switzerland: geographical origin versus legal status as risk factor for tuberculosis
    H Wolff
    Department of Primary Care and Community Medicine, University Hospitals of Geneva, University of Geneva, 9, Avenue Champel, 1211 Geneva 4, Switzerland
    J Immigr Minor Health 12:18-23. 2010
    ..6;4.7) among legal residents and 5.5 (95% CI 2.8;10.8) among undocumented migrants. Chest X-ray screening identified a higher proportion of TB-related fibrotic signs among Latin Americans, independently of their residency status...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Interpretation of exercise stress testing by primary care physicians]
    Y Graz
    Service de medecine de premier recours, Département de médecine communautaire, HUG, 1211 Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 5:1895-9. 2009
    ..A good comprehension of these different aspects is likely to improve patient care and to help avoid, additional tests that may be unnecessary...
  22. ncbi request reprint [When D-dimers within normal limits do not equate to normal D-dimers]
    L Garchery
    Service de medecine de premier recours, Département de médecine communautaire et de premier recours HUG, 1211 Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 6:1832-5. 2010
    ..What are the options when laboratory results put us on the wrong track, such as in a patient with a clinical presentation suggestive of a pulmonary embolism, but whose D-dimers are within the normal range?..
  23. doi request reprint Improvement of measles immunity among migrant populations: lessons learned from a prevalence study in a Swiss prison
    Laurent Getaz
    Division of Primary Care Medicine, Department of Community Medicine, Primary Care and Emergency Medicine, University Hospitals of Geneva
    Swiss Med Wkly 141:w13215. 2011
    ..A large proportion of inmates come from countries where immunisation coverage is low. We aimed to estimate the susceptibility to measles among prisoners in order to implement preventative measures...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Costs and benefits of heart failure treatment]
    J M Gaspoz
    Departement de Medecine Interne, Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve
    Schweiz Med Wochenschr 129:131-7. 1999
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Chlamydia trachomatis infection in males in a juvenile detention facility in Switzerland
    Dagmar M Haller
    Department of Community Medicine and Primary Care, Geneva University Hospitals and University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 141:w13220. 2011
    ..Our aim was to obtain local prevalence data for Chlamydia trachomatis infection among young male offenders as a basis for screening strategies in Swiss juvenile detention centres...
  26. doi request reprint Health care renunciation for economic reasons in Switzerland
    Hans Wolff
    Division of Primary Care, Department of Community Medicine, Primary Care and Emergency Medicine, University Hospitals of Geneva and Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, 4, rue Gabrielle Perret Gentil, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 141:w13165. 2011
    ..The aims of the study were to estimate the extent of health care renunciation for economic reasons and to identify associated factors...
  27. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of quality improvement interventions to reduce inappropriate hospital use
    Michel P Kossovsky
    Department of Internal Medicine, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland
    Int J Qual Health Care 14:227-32. 2002
    ..To assess the impact of process analyses and modifications on inappropriate hospital use...
  28. ncbi request reprint Age and quality of in-hospital care of patients with heart failure
    Michel P Kossovsky
    Department of Internal Medicine, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland
    Eur J Public Health 14:123-7. 2004
    ..Elderly patients may be at risk of suboptimal care. Thus, the relationship between age and quality of care for patients hospitalized for heart failure was examined...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effects of a structured patient-centered discharge interview on patients' knowledge about their medications
    Martine Louis-Simonet
    Department of Internal Medicine, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland
    Am J Med 117:563-8. 2004
    ..Many recently hospitalized patients lack knowledge about important aspects of their medications. We evaluated whether a structured discharge interview could improve medication knowledge...
  30. pmc Undocumented migrants lack access to pregnancy care and prevention
    Hans Wolff
    Department of Community Medicine and Primary Care, Geneva University Hospitals, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 8:93. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to compare the use of preventive measures and pregnancy care of undocumented pregnant migrants with those of women from the general population of Geneva, Switzerland...
  31. ncbi request reprint Patients' knowledge of drug treatments after hospitalisation: the key role of information
    Philippe Micheli
    Service of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 137:614-20. 2007
    ..We investigated whether lack of such knowledge was associated with patients' report of not having received information about their medications while hospitalised...
  32. doi request reprint Impact of changing definitions for myocardial infarction: a report from the AMIS registry
    Philip Urban
    Cardiovascular Department, La Tour Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Am J Med 121:1065-71. 2008
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Secondhand smoke and health-related quality of life in never smokers: results from the SAPALDIA cohort study 2
    Pierre Olivier Bridevaux
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospitals of Geneva, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211, Geneva, Switzerland
    Arch Intern Med 167:2516-23. 2007
    ..Although secondhand smoke (SHS) has been linked with various respiratory conditions and symptoms, its association with health-related quality of life (HRQOL) is unknown...
  34. ncbi request reprint [Towards a single society for specialists in family medicine and specialists in general internal medicine in Switzerland?]
    Arnaud Perrier
    Service de médecine interne générale, Departement de Medecine Interne, HUG, Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 4:262-4, 266-8, 270-2. 2008
    ..Moreover, they propose a training track individualized according to the trainee's future practice environment (hospital-based, urban or suburban outpatient practice)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Aspirin or clopidogrel for secondary prevention of cardiovascular events: is there a winner?
    Jean Michel Gaspoz
    Am J Med 116:850-2. 2004
  36. ncbi request reprint Quality of in-hospital care in acute coronary syndromes: it is time to close the gap
    Jean Michel Gaspoz
    Int J Qual Health Care 16:273-4. 2004
  37. ncbi request reprint Time savings with prehospital thrombolysis in an urban area
    Philippe Dussoix
    Medical Clinics 2, Department of Internal Medicine, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland
    Eur J Emerg Med 10:2-5. 2003
    ..0004). We concluded that, even in an urban area with a readily available catheterization laboratory, prehospital thrombolysis can be initiated safely immediately after the diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction, and is time saving...
  38. pmc Gender differences in management and outcomes in patients with acute coronary syndromes: results on 20,290 patients from the AMIS Plus Registry
    Dragana Radovanovic
    AMIS Plus Data Centre, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Heart 93:1369-75. 2007
    ..Gender differences in management and outcomes have been reported in acute coronary syndrome (ACS)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Quantification of cumulated physical fatigue at the workplace
    Vincent Pichot
    Exploration Fonctionnelle CardioRespiratoire, Laboratoire de Physiologie, GIP E2S, Groupe PPEH, Hôpital Nord Niveau 6, 42055 Saint Etienne Cedex 2, France
    Pflugers Arch 445:267-72. 2002
    ..A central signature of cumulated physical fatigue can thus be detected and quantified through nocturnal autonomic nervous system activity. Its characteristics are those of a progressive parasympathetic withdrawal...
  40. ncbi request reprint ["The union has the power"!]
    Arnaud Perrier
    Rev Med Suisse 4:259. 2008
  41. ncbi request reprint [Should disease management be feared?]
    Arnaud Perrier
    Rev Med Suisse 1:2707-8. 2005
  42. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of renal impairment and its association with cardiovascular risk factors in a general population: results of the Swiss SAPALDIA study
    Dorothea Nitsch
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:935-44. 2006
    ..Little is known about the prevalence of impaired renal function and its relationship to cardiovascular risk factors in the Swiss general population...
  43. ncbi request reprint Heart rate variability in an ageing population and its association with lifestyle and cardiovascular risk factors: results of the SAPALDIA study
    Denise Felber Dietrich
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Steinengraben 49, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
    Europace 8:521-9. 2006
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Effects of passive smoking on heart rate variability, heart rate and blood pressure: an observational study
    Denise Felber Dietrich
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Epidemiol 36:834-40. 2007
    ..This study tests the hypothesis that ETS exposure reduces HRV in the general population and discusses possible pathways...
  45. pmc Effect of physical activity on heart rate variability in normal weight, overweight and obese subjects: results from the SAPALDIA study
    Denise Felber Dietrich
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Steinengraben 49, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Appl Physiol 104:557-65. 2008
    ..Regular physical exercise has strong beneficial effects on cardiac autonomic nervous function and thus appears to offset the negative effect of obesity on HRV...
  46. ncbi request reprint Autonomic nervous system activity in premature and full-term infants from theoretical term to 7 years
    Ivan de Rogalski Landrot
    Laboratoire de Physiologie Clinique et de l Exercice The Synapse Research Group, France
    Auton Neurosci 136:105-9. 2007
    ..Furthermore, compared evolution shows a faster ANS maturation in premature. Potential mechanisms are discussed...