Alexander Y Walley

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Overdose rescues by trained and untrained participants and change in opioid use among substance-using participants in overdose education and naloxone distribution programs: a retrospective cohort study
    Maya Doe-Simkins
    Clinical Addiction Research Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, 801 Massachusetts Avenue, Second Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    BMC Public Health 14:297. 2014
  2. pmc 2012 Update in addiction medicine for the generalist
    Darius A Rastegar
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Addict Sci Clin Pract 8:6. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Opioid overdose rates and implementation of overdose education and nasal naloxone distribution in Massachusetts: interrupted time series analysis
    Alexander Y Walley
    Clinical Addiction Research Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    BMJ 346:f174. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Opioid overdose prevention with intranasal naloxone among people who take methadone
    Alexander Y Walley
    Boston University School of Medicine, Clinical Addiction Research Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 44:241-7. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Acute care hospital utilization among medical inpatients discharged with a substance use disorder diagnosis
    Alexander Y Walley
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, 801 Massachusetts Ave, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Addict Med 6:50-6. 2012
  6. pmc Methadone dose, take home status, and hospital admission among methadone maintenance patients
    Alexander Y Walley
    Boston Medical Center, 801 Massachusetts Avenue, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Addict Med 6:186-90. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint The patients in recovery (PIR) perspective: teaching physicians about methamphetamine
    Alexander Y Walley
    Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02218, USA
    Subst Abus 29:61-4. 2008
  8. pmc Office-based management of opioid dependence with buprenorphine: clinical practices and barriers
    Alexander Y Walley
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1393-8. 2008
  9. pmc Are opioid dependence and methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) documented in the medical record? A patient safety issue
    Alexander Y Walley
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:1007-11. 2009
  10. pmc Recent drug use, homelessness and increased short-term mortality in HIV-infected persons with alcohol problems
    Alexander Y Walley
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education CARE Unit, USA
    AIDS 22:415-20. 2008

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Publications19

  1. pmc Overdose rescues by trained and untrained participants and change in opioid use among substance-using participants in overdose education and naloxone distribution programs: a retrospective cohort study
    Maya Doe-Simkins
    Clinical Addiction Research Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, 801 Massachusetts Avenue, Second Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    BMC Public Health 14:297. 2014
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  2. pmc 2012 Update in addiction medicine for the generalist
    Darius A Rastegar
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Addict Sci Clin Pract 8:6. 2013
    ..We present articles pertaining to medical comorbidities and complications, prescription drug misuse among patients with chronic pain, screening and brief interventions (SBIs), and pharmacotherapy for addiction...
  3. doi request reprint Opioid overdose rates and implementation of overdose education and nasal naloxone distribution in Massachusetts: interrupted time series analysis
    Alexander Y Walley
    Clinical Addiction Research Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    BMJ 346:f174. 2013
    ..To evaluate the impact of state supported overdose education and nasal naloxone distribution (OEND) programs on rates of opioid related death from overdose and acute care utilization in Massachusetts...
  4. doi request reprint Opioid overdose prevention with intranasal naloxone among people who take methadone
    Alexander Y Walley
    Boston University School of Medicine, Clinical Addiction Research Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 44:241-7. 2013
    ..OEND programs are public health interventions that address overdose risk among people who take methadone and their social networks. OEND programs can be implemented in MMTPs, detoxification programs, and HIV prevention programs...
  5. doi request reprint Acute care hospital utilization among medical inpatients discharged with a substance use disorder diagnosis
    Alexander Y Walley
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, 801 Massachusetts Ave, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Addict Med 6:50-6. 2012
    ..This study determined whether having a substance use disorder diagnosis was associated with subsequent acute care hospital utilization...
  6. pmc Methadone dose, take home status, and hospital admission among methadone maintenance patients
    Alexander Y Walley
    Boston Medical Center, 801 Massachusetts Avenue, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Addict Med 6:186-90. 2012
    ..We studied whether take-home dosing and adequate doses (ie, ≥80 mg) were associated with decreased hospital admission among patients in an MMT...
  7. ncbi request reprint The patients in recovery (PIR) perspective: teaching physicians about methamphetamine
    Alexander Y Walley
    Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02218, USA
    Subst Abus 29:61-4. 2008
    ..Workshops that include small group discussions between physicians and PIR are an innovative, practical, and acceptable method to teach physicians about their role in helping patients with substance dependence...
  8. pmc Office-based management of opioid dependence with buprenorphine: clinical practices and barriers
    Alexander Y Walley
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1393-8. 2008
    ..Buprenorphine is a safe, effective and underutilized treatment for opioid dependence that requires special credentialing, known as a waiver, to prescribe in the United States...
  9. pmc Are opioid dependence and methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) documented in the medical record? A patient safety issue
    Alexander Y Walley
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:1007-11. 2009
    ..Methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) is typically provided separately from medical care. Hence, coordination of medical care and substance use treatment is important to preserve patient safety...
  10. pmc Recent drug use, homelessness and increased short-term mortality in HIV-infected persons with alcohol problems
    Alexander Y Walley
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education CARE Unit, USA
    AIDS 22:415-20. 2008
    ..To assess the impact of recent heavy alcohol use, heroin/cocaine use, and homelessness on short-term mortality in HIV-infected persons...
  11. pmc Implications of cannabis use and heavy alcohol use on HIV drug risk behaviors in Russian heroin users
    Alexander Y Walley
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, 91 E Concord St, Suite 200, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    AIDS Behav 12:662-9. 2008
    ..1 points). Because of the central role of risky drug behaviors in the Russian HIV epidemic, it is important to understand how the use of multiple substances, including cannabis and alcohol, impacts risky drug behaviors...
  12. pmc Nondisclosure of HIV infection to sex partners and alcohol's role: a Russian experience
    Karsten Lunze
    Boston Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Boston University, 801 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:390-8. 2013
    ..Nondisclosure of HIV status to sex partners is common among HIV-infected Russians, however alcohol does not appear to be a predictor of recent disclosure...
  13. pmc Punitive policing and associated substance use risks among HIV-positive people in Russia who inject drugs
    Karsten Lunze
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 17:19043. 2014
    ..This study aims to quantify the burden of extrajudicial police arrests among a cohort of HIV-positive PWID in Russia and to explore its links to drug-related health outcomes...
  14. pmc Risk factors for recent nonfatal overdose among HIV-infected Russians who inject drugs
    Alexander Y Walley
    a Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    AIDS Care 26:1013-8. 2014
    ..Risk factors include injection frequency and anti-retroviral therapy (ART), which warrant further study. Overdose prevention efforts are needed among HIV-infected Russians who inject drugs...
  15. pmc Saved by the nose: bystander-administered intranasal naloxone hydrochloride for opioid overdose
    Maya Doe-Simkins
    Boston Public Health Commission AHOPE Needle Exchange program, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:788-91. 2009
    ..Problems with intranasal naloxone were uncommon. Overdose prevention education with distribution of intranasal naloxone is a feasible public health intervention to address opioid overdose...
  16. pmc Incidence and predictors of acute kidney injury in an urban cohort of subjects with HIV and hepatitis C virus coinfection
    Shikha Garg
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 25:135-41. 2011
    ..These findings highlight the importance of preventing and treating cirrhosis, controlling HIV coinfection, and reducing cocaine use in HIV/HCV coinfected persons...
  17. doi request reprint The associations of binge alcohol use with HIV/STI risk and diagnosis among heterosexual African American men
    Anita Raj
    Social Behavioral Sciences Department, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 101:101-6. 2009
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Knowledge of and interest in hepatitis C treatment at a methadone clinic
    Alexander Y Walley
    Adult Medicine, Dimock Community Health Center, Boston, MA 02119, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 28:181-7. 2005
    ..Our findings suggest that methadone programs can play an important role in increasing access to HCV treatment through educating patients about treatment options...
  19. pmc Postpartum changes in methadone maintenance dose
    Christine A Pace
    Clinical Addictions Research and Education CARE Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine Boston Medical Center, 801 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02118 Electronic address
    J Subst Abuse Treat 47:229-32. 2014
    ..While there are not yet adequate data to support pre-specified postpartum dose reductions, the findings suggest that more frequent clinical assessments continuing as late as 12weeks postpartum may be warranted. ..