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Boston University School of Medicine
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- A comparison of two methods for preventing cross-contamination when using flexible fiberoptic endoscopes in an otolaryngology clinic: disposable sterile sheaths versus immersion in germicidal liquidAlphi Elackattu
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Laryngoscope 120:2410-6. 2010..To assess the efficacy of using a sterile sheath to prevent cross-contamination when using a fiberoptic nasopharnygolaryngoscope (FNPL) in an otolaryngology clinic...
- An effective educational strategy for improving knowledge, risk perception, and risk communication among colorectal adenoma patientsPaul C Schroy
Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
J Clin Gastroenterol 42:708-14. 2008....
- Pharmacology and management of the vitamin K antagonists: American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines (8th Edition)Jack Ansell
Department of Medicine, Boston University Medical Center, 88 East Newton Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Chest 133:160S-198S. 2008..Patient self-monitoring or self-management, however, is a choice made by patients and physicians that depends on many factors. We suggest that such therapeutic management be implemented where suitable (Grade 2B)...
- Forty years later: inconsistencies in reporting of child abuseRobert D Sege
Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Arch Dis Child 93:822-4. 2008
- Trends in otitis media treatment failure and relapseColin M Sox
Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Pediatrics 121:674-9. 2008....
- Communication of positive newborn screening results for sickle cell disease and sickle cell trait: variation across statesPatricia L Kavanagh
Division of General Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet 148:15-22. 2008..1-2.5%). Wide variation exists in stakeholder notification by NBS programs of positive screenings for SCD and trait. This variation may alter the effectiveness of NBS programs by location of birth...
- Clinical studies of exposure to perchlorate in the United StatesLewis E Braverman
Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Thyroid 17:819-22. 2007..Further studies of the effects of perchlorate on thyroid function in normal volunteers will now be difficult to carry out due to the adverse publicity that perchlorate and the studies on its effect have received...
- Current and future clinical applications of bone morphogenetic proteins in orthopaedic trauma surgeryGavin B Bishop
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Boston University Medical Center, 720 Harrison Avenue, Suite 808, Boston, MA, 02118, USA
Int Orthop 31:721-7. 2007..Among the future directions discussed are percutaneous injections, protein carriers, advances in gene transfer technology and the use of BMPs to engineer the regeneration of skeletal parts...
- Patient preferences for colorectal cancer screening: how does stool DNA testing fare?Paul C Schroy
Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
Am J Manag Care 13:393-400. 2007..To assess patient preferences for 1 of the recommended colorectal cancer screening options or stool DNA testing (sDNA), a novel noninvasive screening test...
- Intracranial hemorrhage sparing meningioma in an anticoagulated patientJose Rafael Romero
Department of Neurology, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
J Neuroimaging 17:246-50. 2007..However, there is sparse literature regarding the risk of intracerebral hemorrhage in patients receiving warfarin, who have an intracranial meningioma...
- Tandem cycles of high-dose melphalan and autologous stem cell transplantation increases the response rate in AL amyloidosisV Sanchorawala
Department of Medicine corrected Stem Cell Transplantation Program, Section of Hematology Oncology, Boston University School of Medicine corrected Boston, MA, USA
Bone Marrow Transplant 40:557-62. 2007..The median survival for all patients enrolled on the trial has not yet been reached. Thus, tandem cycles of HDM/SCT can increase the proportion of patients who achieve an HCR...
- Metoprolol reverses left ventricular remodeling in patients with asymptomatic systolic dysfunction: the REversal of VEntricular Remodeling with Toprol-XL (REVERT) trialWilson S Colucci
Cardiovascular Medicine, Boston University Medical Center, 88 E Newton St, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Circulation 116:49-56. 2007..We investigated whether beta-blocker therapy ameliorates left ventricular remodeling in asymptomatic patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction...
- Thyroid dysfunction in perimenopausal and postmenopausal womenElizabeth N Pearce
Boston University Medical Center, 88 East Newton Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Menopause Int 13:8-13. 2007..Finally, caution is required in diagnosing and treating thyroid dysfunction in women who are taking oral estrogens or selective estrogen receptor modulators...
- A neurokinin 1 receptor antagonist decreases adhesion reformation after laparoscopic lysis of adhesions in a rat model of adhesion formationS G Prushik
Department of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine, 88 East Newton Street, C500, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Surg Endosc 21:1790-5. 2007..This study aimed to determine the effects of NK-1RA administration on adhesion reformation and peritoneal fibrinolytic activity after laparoscopic LOA...
- Lead encephalopathy due to traditional medicinesSurya K Karri
Department of Family Medicine, Boston University Medical Center, 1 Boston Medical Center Place, Dowling 5 South, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Curr Drug Saf 3:54-9. 2008..Therefore, the United States Food and Drug Administration and corresponding agencies in other countries should require and enforce heavy metal testing for all imported traditional medicines and "dietary supplements"...
- From Maine to Mississippi: hospital distribution of formula sample packs along the Eastern SeaboardAnne Merewood
Division of General Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:823-7. 2008....
- The inaccuracy of ICD-9-CM Code 530.2 for identifying patients with Barrett's esophagusB C Jacobson
Section of Gastroenterology, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
Dis Esophagus 21:452-6. 2008..Therefore, ICD-9-CM code of 530.2 is not specific for the diagnosis of Barrett's esophagus. The usage of code 530.2 in a GI setting was not sufficiently predictive of BE to be reliable for rigorous epidemiological studies...
- Why do you need to move beyond first-line therapy for major depression?Larry Culpepper
Department of Family Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
J Clin Psychiatry 71:4-9. 2010..Now is the time to make these moves because new tools, systems, and treatments offer ways to help these patients...
- The effects of injected testosterone dose and age on the conversion of testosterone to estradiol and dihydrotestosterone in young and older menKishore M Lakshman
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition, Boston Claude D Pepper Older Americans Independence Center for Function Promoting Therapies, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, 670 Albany Street, Second Floor, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:3955-64. 2010..During testosterone (T) therapy, T is partly converted to 17beta-estradiol (E2) and 5alpha-dihydrotestosterone (DHT). Effects of age, testosterone dose, and body composition on total and free E2 and DHT levels are unknown...
- Maternal depression, perceptions of children's social aptitude and reported activity restriction among former very low birthweight infantsMichael Silverstein
Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Arch Dis Child 95:521-5. 2010....
- Evaluation of aminoglycoside clearance using the modification of diet in renal disease equation versus the Cockcroft-Gault equation as a marker of glomerular filtration rateKristi L Ryzner
Department of Pharmacy, Boston Medical Center, Atrium Building H2606, 88 E Newton St, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Ann Pharmacother 44:1030-7. 2010..Few data exist regarding the utility of the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) equation in drug dosing...
- Randomized trial of buccal versus vaginal misoprostol for induction of second trimester abortionSacheen Carr Ellis
Boston University Medical Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Contraception 81:441-5. 2010..We evaluated the efficacy and acceptability of repeat doses of buccal misoprostol compared to vaginal misoprostol for second trimester pregnancy termination by induction...
- Serum procalcitonin in systemic autoimmune diseases--where are we now?Irina Buhaescu
Department of Internal Medicine, Saint Vincent Hospital, Worcester, MA, USA
Semin Arthritis Rheum 40:176-83. 2010..A brief description of the pathophysiological basis of this biomarker is also included...
- A novel subpopulation of B-1 cells is enriched with autoreactivity in normal and lupus-prone miceXuemei Zhong
Boston University Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
Arthritis Rheum 60:3734-43. 2009..However, reports to date have been controversial regarding their pathogenic or protective roles in different animal models. We undertook this study to investigate a novel subpopulation of B-1 cells and its roles in murine lupus...
- Impact of patient adherence and test performance on the cost-effectiveness of cervical cancer screening in developing countries: the case of HondurasRebecca B Perkins
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University Medical Center, 85 E Concord St 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Womens Health Issues 20:35-42. 2010..We examined the impact of patient adherence and screening test performance on the cost-effectiveness of visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA) and Pap smears when used with colposcopy for diagnosis...
- Reversal of paraplegia following repair of an ascending aortic dissectionHarold L Lazar
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
J Card Surg 25:65-6. 2010..The paraplegia was fully reversed following an emergent replacement of the ascending aorta and hemi-arch repair...
- Relation of body fat indexes to vitamin D status and deficiency among obese adolescentsCarine M Lenders
Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, MA, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 90:459-67. 2009..Data on the relation between vitamin D status and body fat indexes in adolescence are lacking...
- Cross-sectional relations of multiple biomarkers representing distinct biological pathways to plasma markers of collagen metabolism in the communityJacob Joseph
Cardiology Section 111, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
J Hypertens 27:1317-24. 2009..Hence, we related a panel of biomarkers representing these pathways to plasma markers of collagen metabolism in a large community-based sample...
- Detection of vascular injuries in patients with blunt pelvic trauma by using 64-channel multidetector CTJennifer L Kertesz
Department of Radiology, Boston Medical Center, 820 Harrison Ave, FGH Building, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Radiographics 29:151-64. 2009..A standard dose of 100 mL intravenous contrast material is injected at a rate of 5 mL/sec, and 30 mL saline solution, also at 5 mL/sec, is injected as a "chasing" bolus to follow the contrast material...
- The influence of types of decision support on physicians' decision makingC M Sox
Department of Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Arch Dis Child 94:185-90. 2009..To determine whether physicians' post-test probability estimates are influenced by receiving test characteristics and impact their subsequent clinical decisions...
- Should preoperative or postoperative therapy be administered in the management of rectal cancer?Lisa A Kachnic
Department of Radiation Oncology, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Semin Oncol 33:S64-9. 2006..These new combinations may have the potential to further increase the therapeutic benefit of neoadjuvant therapy...
- Higher percentages of circulating mast cell precursors correlate with susceptibility to reinfection with Schistosoma mansoniLisa M Ganley-Leal
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Parasitic Diseases, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:1053-7. 2006..Thus, immature mast cells may affect IgE availability, or IgE may affect immature mast cells, altering the balance of host susceptibility and resistance to schistosomes...
- Femur fractures in infants and young childrenDesmond Brown
Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
Am J Public Health 94:558-60. 2004..While femur fractures in children are often due to accidental injury, the reasons for the peak in the first year and the subsequent decline are not clear...
- Analysis of menstrual, reproductive, and life-style factors for breast cancer risk in Turkish women: a case-control studyBetul Oran
Department of Medical Oncology, Hacettepe University Institute of Oncology, Ankara, Turkey
Med Oncol 21:31-40. 2004..36, 95% CI = 0.14-0.93). In conclusion, decreased parity, late age at first birth, early menopause, and shorter duration of lactation were the most important determinants of breast cancer risk in Turkish women...
- Health-related quality of life of patients with HIV disease: impact of hepatitis C coinfectionCatherine A Fleming
Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
Clin Infect Dis 38:572-8. 2004..These findings underscore the importance of a multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of these patient populations...
- Esthesioneuroblastoma: endoscopic nasal and anterior craniotomy resectionAnand K Devaiah
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, 88 East Newton, D616 Collamore, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Laryngoscope 113:2086-90. 2003..The authors advocate this method with excision with anterior craniotomy for removal of cribriform plate or anterior cranial fossa tumor extension...
- Assessing limiting factors to the acceptance of antiretroviral therapy in a large cohort of injecting drug usersS Clarke
GUIDE Clinic Department of Genitourinary Medicine and Infectious Diseases, St James Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
HIV Med 4:33-7. 2003....
- Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma agonist ligands stimulate a Th2 cytokine response and prevent acute colitisLawrence J Saubermann
Inflamm Bowel Dis 8:330-9. 2002..These results indicate that the protective effects exhibited by PPARgamma ligands in intestinal inflammation may be due to immune deviation away from Th1 and towards Th2 cytokine production...
- Baby-friendly hospital initiative improves breastfeeding initiation rates in a US hospital settingB L Philipp
Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
Pediatrics 108:677-81. 2001..Boston Medical Center, an inner-city teaching hospital that provides care primarily to poor, minority, and immigrant families, achieved Baby-Friendly status in 1999...
- Prophylaxis against possible human immunodeficiency virus exposure after nonoccupational needlestick injuries or sexual assaults in children and adolescentsF E Babl
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Finland 5, Boston Medical Center, 1 Boston Medical Center Place, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 155:680-2. 2001..There is limited information about its use in children and adolescents...
- Pediatric pre-hospital advanced life support care in an urban settingF E Babl
Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts 02118, USA
Pediatr Emerg Care 17:5-9. 2001..To describe pediatric advanced life support (PALS) in a single urban environment and clarify educational priorities for ALS pre-hospital providers and pediatric medical control physicians...
- Cyclic strain modulates resistance to oxidant stress by increasing G6PDH expression in smooth muscle cellsJ A Leopold
Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute and Evans Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 279:H2477-85. 2000..When G6PDH is inhibited, GSH levels are not restored because of impaired glutathione reductase activity. These data suggest that G6PDH is a critical determinant of the response to oxidant stress in VSMC...
- Intermediate-dose intravenous melphalan and blood stem cells mobilized with sequential GM+G-CSF or G-CSF alone to treat AL (amyloid light chain) amyloidosisR L Comenzo
Department of Medicine, Stem Cell Transplant Program, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts 02118, USA
Br J Haematol 104:553-9. 1999..The 100 d mortality was 20%. In conclusion, no definitive differences were identified between the mobilization regimens and IDM was an active regimen in AL for selected patients...
- Better outcome for women compared with men undergoing coronary revascularization: a report from the bypass angioplasty revascularization investigation (BARI)A K Jacobs
Evans Memorial Department of Clinical Research and the Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
Circulation 98:1279-85. 1998..However, the impact of advances in technology and improvements in techniques on in-hospital and long-term outcome after revascularization in women is unclear...
- Barriers to health care access for Latino children: a reviewG Flores
Division of General Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center, USA
Fam Med 30:196-205. 1998..We reviewed the literature to define specific barriers to care for Latino children, identify methodologic problems, and highlight the clinical and research implications of the identified barriers...
- Hyperplastic (serrated) polyps of the colorectum: relationship of CpG island methylator phenotype and K-ras mutation to location and histologic subtypeMichael J O'Brien
Department of Pathology, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Am J Surg Pathol 28:423-34. 2004..We postulate that MVSP and GCSP may be precursor lesions that, if proximally located or larger, can progress to SPAP. Frequent K-ras mutations and infrequent CIMP distinguish the distal GCSP variant...
- Healthy Steps: a case study of innovation in pediatric practiceBarry Zuckerman
Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
Pediatrics 114:820-6. 2004..Although funding and reimbursement remain an important barrier, continued growth of HS suggests an abiding interest in this approach to expand and enhance preventive and developmental care in pediatric primary care...
- Revision surgery for exertional anterior compartment syndrome of the lower leg: technique, findings, and resultsAnthony A Schepsis
Boston University Medical Center, 720 Harrison Avenue, No 808, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Am J Sports Med 33:1040-7. 2005..Recurrent symptoms or failure after fasciotomy for exertional anterior compartment syndrome is not uncommon...
- Predictors of improved left ventricular systolic function in an urban cardiomyopathy programFlora Sam
Cardiovascular Section, School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
Am J Cardiol 98:1622-6. 2006..Because long-term prognosis and indication for defibrillator implantation may be affected by changes in LV function, the present study provides additional support for the importance of evaluating the cause of HF to guide management...
- Race, ethnicity, and breastfeedingAnne Merewood
Division of General Pediatrics, Maternity Building, 4th Floor, 91 E Concord St, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Pediatrics 118:1742-3. 2006
- Sixty-four multi-detector row computed tomography in multitrauma patient imaging: early experienceStephan W Anderson
Department of Radiology, Division of Body Imaging, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Curr Probl Diagn Radiol 35:188-98. 2006..Novel techniques such as automated dose modulation currently offer means of reducing radiation doses. Though several technical challenges are faced, 64-MDCT represents an evolution in multitrauma imaging...
- Screening for PTSD among Somali adolescent refugees: psychometric properties of the UCLA PTSD IndexB Heidi Ellis
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
J Trauma Stress 19:547-51. 2006..72, p<.001) and the War Trauma Screening Scale (r=59, p<.001). Results suggest that the UCLA PTSD Index may be a reliable and valid screening tool for PTSD symptoms for use with Somali adolescent refugees...
- HIV seroconversion among public sexually transmitted disease clinic patients: analysis of risks to facilitate early identificationSupriya D Mehta
Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 42:116-22. 2006..We identified risks for HIV seroconversion among public sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinic patients...
- An analysis of pediatric blood cultures in the postpneumococcal conjugate vaccine era in a community hospital emergency departmentBrian Sard
Department of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Pediatr Emerg Care 22:295-300. 2006..This study will identify the characteristics of patients with FP blood cultures in the post-PCV era...
- Effectiveness of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations for outcomes of acute otitis mediaHoward Bauchner
Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Pediatrics 117:1009-17. 2006....
- The grand challenges of the Gates Foundation: what impact on global child health?Jennifer M Litzow
Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
J R Soc Med 99:171-4. 2006
- Evaluation of blunt abdominal trauma using PACS-based 2D and 3D MDCT reformations of the lumbar spine and pelvisBrian C Lucey
Department of Radiology, Division of Body Imaging, Boston University Medical Center, Atrium 2, Boston, MA 02118, USA
AJR Am J Roentgenol 185:1435-40. 2005....
- Impact of MDCT angiography on the use of catheter angiography for the assessment of cervical arterial injury after blunt or penetrating traumaJoshua W Stuhlfaut
Department of Radiology, Boston Medical Center, 88 East Newton St, Boston, MA 02118, USA
AJR Am J Roentgenol 185:1063-8. 2005....
- Bone marrow lesions in the knee are associated with increased local bone densityGrace H Lo
Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Arthritis Rheum 52:2814-21. 2005..Therefore, we hypothesized that a higher M:L BMD ratio would be associated with medial bone marrow lesions, and that lower ratios would be associated with lateral bone marrow lesions...
- Pathways to PTSD, part I: Children with burnsGlenn N Saxe
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine, Dowling 1 North, 1 Boston Medical Center Place, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Am J Psychiatry 162:1299-304. 2005..The goal of this study was to develop a model of risk factors for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in a group of acutely burned children...
- Safety of the newer antiepileptic drug oxcarbazepine during pregnancyGeorgia Montouris
Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Curr Med Res Opin 21:693-701. 2005..Other relevant safety issues, such as oxcarbazepine pharmacokinetics during pregnancy and the compatibility of oxcarbazepine treatment with breastfeeding, are also discussed...
- Economic analyses in obstetrics and gynecology: a methodologic evaluation of the literatureW J Smith
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Obstet Gynecol 91:472-8. 1998..To evaluate the methodology of the cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit literature in obstetrics and gynecology...
- Cardiovascular Consequences of Thyroid DysfunctionElizabeth Pearce; Fiscal Year: 2007..Pearce's career as an independent academic clinical investigator with a focus on thyroid disease and epidemiology. ..
- Shared Decision-Making for Colorectal Cancer ScreeningPaul Schroy; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Promoting Colon Cancer Screening in At Risk FamiliesPaul Schroy; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- A Risk Prediction Model for Colorectal Cancer ScreeningPaul C Schroy; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- A Risk Prediction Model for Colorectal Cancer ScreeningPaul Schroy; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Maternal Depression and Early Head StartMichael Silverstein; Fiscal Year: 2007..Information and experience gained from this project will be used to design a longitudinal randomized controlled trial to study the effect of this system on both mothers' depressive symptoms and their children's developmental outcomes. ..
- Risk Factors for Barrett's EsophagusBrian Jacobson; Fiscal Year: 2007..M. Michael Wolfe, well-established investigators in health-services research. At the completion on the project, the candidate will have gained the experience to become an independent researcher in clinical epidemiology. ..
- Preventing Maternal Depression in Head StartMichael Silverstein; Fiscal Year: 2010..Through an innovative, accessible, and scalable community-based intervention model, we aim to improve mental health outcomes for both at risk mothers and their children. ..
- Risk Factors for Barrett's EsophagusBrian C Jacobson; Fiscal Year: 2010..These questions are especially relevant given our nation's current obesity epidemic. ..
- Intervention to Increase Safety Belt Use in ED PatientsWilliam Fernandez; Fiscal Year: 2005..e. the "teachable moment"). ..
- Brief Intervention to Reduce Alcohol Use in ED patientsWilliam Fernandez; Fiscal Year: 2004..e. routine care). ..
- Hip Fracture Evaluation Alternatives of Total Hip vs Hemi-arthroplasty (HEALTH)Thomas Einhorn; Fiscal Year: 2009..Potential Impact: This trial will not only change current orthopaedic practice, but will set a benchmark for the conduct of future orthopaedic trials. ..
- Virtual Patient Advocate to Reduce Ambulatory Adverse Drug EventsBrian Jack; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- A RCT to Reduce Cardiopulmonary RehospitalizationsBrian Jack; Fiscal Year: 2009..We will evaluate the intervention in a stratified analysis to examine the effect of the intervention by literacy status. ..
- Appropriate Use of Oral Antibiotics in ChildrenHoward Bauchner; Fiscal Year: 2007Howard Bauchner, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics and Public Health at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), is applying for a Midcareer Investigator Award in Patient-Oriented Research (K24). Dr...
- Yoga vs. Physical Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain in Minority PopulationsROBERT BRUCE SAPER; Fiscal Year: 2010..Our study will compare the effectiveness of yoga to physical therapy for the treatment of chronic low back pain in 260 racially diverse adults recruited from urban community health centers. 1 ..
- Longitudinal Follow-up to the National Faculty SurveyKAREN contact FREUND; Fiscal Year: 2010..S. medical schools. Our results will assist policy makers and academic leaders in developing programs and policies that will eliminate inequities in career advancement. ..
- DEFINITION OF THE PHYSIOLOGICAL PROPERTIES OF GIPM Wolfe; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- BU Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's HealthKaren Freund; Fiscal Year: 2007..The Advisory Panel will review progress of the Scholars annually and recommend ongoing support. The Program will also conduct an annual external evaluation of scholar's and mentor's BIRCWH experiences for suggested improvements. ..
- Academic Career Development in CAM Research and EducationROBERT SAPER; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- "Patient Navigation in the SafetyNet: CONNECTeDD"Karen Freund; Fiscal Year: 2007..of this study will inform the design of a generalizable standard, effective and cost efficient patient navigation model that will eliminate barriers to timely, quality cancer care among racial/ethnic minority and lower income populations ..
- Defintion of the Physiological Properties of GIPMichael Wolfe; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- EVENT RECORDINGS OF HIGH RISK INFANTS ON APNEA MONITORSMichael Corwin; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Role of Gastrin in the Pathogenesis of Colorectal CancerMichael Wolfe; Fiscal Year: 2007..The answers to these provocative hypotheses can only be achieved by gaining a thorough understanding of the molecular mechanisms by which gastrin exerts its trophic properties. ..