Philip S Mehler

Summary

Affiliation: Denver Health Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Bulimia: medical complications
    Philip S Mehler
    Department of Internal Medicine, Denver Health and Hospitals, 660 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:668-75. 2004
  2. doi request reprint High risk of osteoporosis in male patients with eating disorders
    Philip S Mehler
    Department of Internal Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 41:666-72. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint A community study of language concordance in Russian patients with diabetes
    Philip S Mehler
    Department of Internal Medicine Denver Health, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:584-8. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Use of total parenteral nutrition in the refeeding of selected patients with severe anorexia nervosa
    Philip S Mehler
    Department of Internal Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 40:285-7. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Treatment of osteopenia and osteoporosis in anorexia nervosa: a systematic review of the literature
    Philip S Mehler
    Department of Internal Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 42:195-201. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Bridging the quality gap in diabetic hyperlipidemia: a practice-based intervention
    Philip S Mehler
    Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology Division at Denver Health, Division of Geriatrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colo, USA
    Am J Med 118:1414. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice. Bulimia nervosa
    Philip S Mehler
    Internal Medicine and Community Health Services, Denver Health, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    N Engl J Med 349:875-81. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Anorexia nervosa medical issues
    Philip S Mehler
    Department of Internal Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, 660 Bannock Street, MC 1914, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:331-40. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Lack of improvement in the treatment of hyperlipidemia among patients with type 2 diabetes
    Philip S Mehler
    Denver Health, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    Am J Med 114:377-82. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Osteoporosis in anorexia nervosa: prevention and treatment
    Philip S Mehler
    Department of Internal Medicine, Denver Health and The University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80204, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 33:113-26. 2003

Detail Information

Publications78

  1. ncbi request reprint Bulimia: medical complications
    Philip S Mehler
    Department of Internal Medicine, Denver Health and Hospitals, 660 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:668-75. 2004
    ..The American Psychiatric Association has comprehensive treatment guidelines for the management of bulimia. Primary care physicians and gynecologists need to be familiar with this disorder and its medical implications...
  2. doi request reprint High risk of osteoporosis in male patients with eating disorders
    Philip S Mehler
    Department of Internal Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 41:666-72. 2008
    ..Osteoporosis has traditionally been considered a female problem. This study's purpose is to evaluate bone mineral density (BMD) in males with eating disorders...
  3. ncbi request reprint A community study of language concordance in Russian patients with diabetes
    Philip S Mehler
    Department of Internal Medicine Denver Health, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:584-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to improve the metabolic control of Russian patients with diabetes through increased attention to language and cultural concordance between the provider and patient...
  4. ncbi request reprint Use of total parenteral nutrition in the refeeding of selected patients with severe anorexia nervosa
    Philip S Mehler
    Department of Internal Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 40:285-7. 2007
    ..In these case reports, we describe two patients beset with gastrointestinal comorbidities which impaired their ability to refeed with a staged oral feeding program. The use of total parenteral nutrition (TPN) facilitated their recovery...
  5. doi request reprint Treatment of osteopenia and osteoporosis in anorexia nervosa: a systematic review of the literature
    Philip S Mehler
    Department of Internal Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 42:195-201. 2009
    ..To systematically review the evidence supporting treatment of osteopenia and osteoporosis in patients with anorexia nervosa (AN)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Bridging the quality gap in diabetic hyperlipidemia: a practice-based intervention
    Philip S Mehler
    Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology Division at Denver Health, Division of Geriatrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colo, USA
    Am J Med 118:1414. 2005
    ..Our aim was to increase the percentage of diabetic patients in whom lipid management was achieved through electronic and direct educational detailing...
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice. Bulimia nervosa
    Philip S Mehler
    Internal Medicine and Community Health Services, Denver Health, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    N Engl J Med 349:875-81. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Anorexia nervosa medical issues
    Philip S Mehler
    Department of Internal Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, 660 Bannock Street, MC 1914, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:331-40. 2003
    ..In the end, a multidisciplinary team approach with input from a primary care provider who is familiar with these medical sequelae, together with psychiatric and dietary expertise, can effectuate a successful outcome...
  9. ncbi request reprint Lack of improvement in the treatment of hyperlipidemia among patients with type 2 diabetes
    Philip S Mehler
    Denver Health, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    Am J Med 114:377-82. 2003
    ..We investigated the adequacy of treatment of hyperlipidemia in patients with type 2 diabetes, and assessed the temporal trends in adherence to published guidelines...
  10. ncbi request reprint Osteoporosis in anorexia nervosa: prevention and treatment
    Philip S Mehler
    Department of Internal Medicine, Denver Health and The University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80204, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 33:113-26. 2003
    ..In contrast to the many other medical complications of anorexia, osteoporosis and its sequelae of fractures, kyphosis, and pain may persist regardless of the overall treatment outcome...
  11. doi request reprint Osteoporosis in anorexia nervosa
    Philip S Mehler
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Eat Disord 19:194-202. 2011
    ..However, successful treatments to reverse bone loss, in those with anorexia nervosa, are lacking. Early diagnosis and treatment of anorexia nervosa are paramount to prevent initial weight loss and subsequent loss of bone...
  12. doi request reprint Factors influencing QT prolongation in patients hospitalized with severe anorexia nervosa
    Mori J Krantz
    Division of Cardiology, Denver Health Medical Center and University of Colorado, Mail Code 0960, Denver, CO 80204 4507, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 34:173-7. 2012
    ..To date, studies have not utilized centrally adjudicated digital ECG, and most have relied on the Bazett formula for rate-correction, which is suboptimal at the extremes of heart rate often observed in AN...
  13. doi request reprint Hematological abnormalities in severe anorexia nervosa
    Allison L Sabel
    Department of Patient Safety and Quality, Denver Health, Denver, CO, USA
    Ann Hematol 92:605-13. 2013
    ..Improved provider awareness of this association may reduce unnecessary testing and costly treatment interventions...
  14. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of antihypertensive agents on electrocardiographic voltage: results from the Appropriate Blood Pressure Control in Diabetes (ABCD) trial
    Edward P Havranek
    Division of Cardiology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Department of Medicine, Denver, USA
    Am Heart J 145:993-8. 2003
    ..Serial decline in electrocardiographic voltage in patients with increased left ventricular mass has been associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular events...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comprehensive coronary artery disease care in a safety-net hospital: results of Get With The Guidelines quality improvement initiative
    Mori J Krantz
    Cardiac Risk Reduction Program, Denver Health, CO 80204, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 13:319-25. 2007
    ..Denver Health is an example of an integrated system that encompasses both types of facilities...
  16. doi request reprint Liver function test abnormalities in anorexia nervosa--cause or effect
    Vignesh Narayanan
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 43:378-81. 2010
    ..Two females with severe anorexia nervosa (BMI of 10) were seen with marked abnormalities in their liver function tests before the initiation of refeeding. These paradoxically resolved with progressive refeeding and weight restoration...
  17. doi request reprint Variation in prehospital and discharge quality of care among acute myocardial infarction patients at a safety net hospital
    Philip S Mehler
    Department of Patient Safety and Quality, Denver Health, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 8:127-30. 2009
    ..A majority of AMI survivors were successfully integrated into our system postdischarge...
  18. ncbi request reprint Intensive blood pressure control reduces the risk of cardiovascular events in patients with peripheral arterial disease and type 2 diabetes
    Philip S Mehler
    Internal Medicine at Denver Health and Hospitals, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80203, USA
    Circulation 107:753-6. 2003
    ..Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and diabetes are both associated with a high risk of ischemic events, but the role of intensive blood pressure control in PAD has not been established...
  19. ncbi request reprint Impact of a cardiac risk reduction program in vulnerable patients hospitalized with coronary artery disease
    Mori J Krantz
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 80204 4507, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 24:768-75. 2004
    ..To increase the use of guideline-based pharmacotherapy in vulnerable patients (ethnic minorities and the poor) with coronary artery disease (CAD) through a nurse-based quality-improvement program...
  20. doi request reprint ACUTE center for eating disorders
    Eugene S Chu
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boulder Community Hospital, Denver, Colorado, USA
    J Hosp Med 7:340-4. 2012
    ..Patients with severe malnutrition secondary to anorexia nervosa often require hospitalization for medical stabilization prior to treatment in eating disorders programs...
  21. ncbi request reprint Appropriate blood pressure control in hypertensive and normotensive type 2 diabetes mellitus: a summary of the ABCD trial
    Robert W Schrier
    Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Nephrol 3:428-38. 2007
    ..Analysis of the results of 5 years of follow-up revealed a highly significant correlation of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality with left ventricular mass and severity of albuminuria...
  22. doi request reprint Emergence of fluoroquinolone resistance in outpatient urinary Escherichia coli isolates
    Luke Johnson
    University of Denver and Department of Patient Safety and Quality, Denver Health and Hospital Authority, Denver, Colo, USA
    Am J Med 121:876-84. 2008
    ..We evaluated the effects of that switch 6 years later...
  23. ncbi request reprint Lack of ethnic disparities in adult immunization rates among underserved older patients in an urban public health system
    Alicia Appel
    Department of Internal Medicine, Denver Health, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Med Care 44:1054-8. 2006
    ..This study examines demographic differences in the rate of pneumococcal and influenza immunization in an ethnically diverse older patient population seeking care at an urban primary care clinic system...
  24. ncbi request reprint QT interval dispersion and resting metabolic rate in chronic anorexia nervosa
    Mori J Krantz
    Department of Internal Medicine, Denver Health and The University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 37:166-70. 2005
    ..QT dispersion during the chronic phase of AN and its relationship to resting metabolic rate (RMR) have not been described previously and is the subject of the current investigation...
  25. doi request reprint Avoidable antibiotic exposure for uncomplicated skin and soft tissue infections in the ambulatory care setting
    Hermione J Hurley
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colo Department of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colo
    Am J Med 126:1099-106. 2013
    ..Uncomplicated skin and soft tissue infections are among the most frequent indications for outpatient antibiotics. A detailed understanding of current prescribing practices is necessary to optimize antibiotic use for these conditions...
  26. doi request reprint Vital sign abnormalities, rapid response, and adverse outcomes in hospitalized patients
    Kate Fagan
    Denver Health, Denver, CO 80204 4507, USA
    Am J Med Qual 27:480-6. 2012
    ..During the investigation, only 2.5% of TVSA opportunities triggered an RRA. As systems engage electronic workflows, automatically triggering RRAs based solely on TVSAs could place a tremendous burden on systems...
  27. ncbi request reprint Dysphagia in severe anorexia nervosa and potential therapeutic intervention: a case series
    Samantha R M Holmes
    ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 121:449-56. 2012
    ..The purpose of this case series is to increase awareness among clinicians of possible oropharyngeal dysphagia symptoms that may present in patients with severe anorexia nervosa...
  28. doi request reprint Severe anorexia nervosa: outcomes from a medical stabilization unit
    Jennifer L Gaudiani
    University of Colorado Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 45:85-92. 2012
    ..We report data from the medical stabilization and refeeding of patients with severe anorexia nervosa admitted over a 15-month period...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effects of buprenorphine on cardiac repolarization in a patient with methadone-related torsade de pointes
    Mori J Krantz
    Division of Cardiology, Denver Health Medical Center, Mail Code 0960, 777 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 25:611-4. 2005
    ..This observation suggests that buprenorphine may be a safe alternative to oral methadone in patients with opioid addiction who develop torsade de pointes...
  30. doi request reprint Skin and soft-tissue infections requiring hospitalization at an academic medical center: opportunities for antimicrobial stewardship
    Timothy C Jenkins
    Department of Medicine and Division of Infectious Diseases, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 51:895-903. 2010
    ..Although complicated skin and soft-tissue infections (SSTIs) are among the most common infections requiring hospitalization, their clinical spectrum, management, and outcomes have not been well described...
  31. pmc Access and care issues in urban urgent care clinic patients
    David R Scott
    Internal Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, 777 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:222. 2009
    ..The relevance of understanding the motivation driving this patient population is especially pertinent given recent trends towards universal healthcare and the unclear impact it may have on the demands of urgent care...
  32. ncbi request reprint "Leaning" the process of venous thromboembolism prophylaxis
    Walter L Biffl
    Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 37:99-109. 2011
    ..VTE risk factors were not consistently assessed, and the prescribing of prophylaxis varied widely. Lean was employed to standardize and implement risk assessment and evidence-based VTE prophylaxis for the institution...
  33. doi request reprint Decreased antibiotic utilization after implementation of a guideline for inpatient cellulitis and cutaneous abscess
    Timothy C Jenkins
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:1072-9. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that implementation of an institutional guideline to standardize and streamline the evaluation and treatment of inpatient cellulitis and abscess would decrease antibiotic and health care resource utilization...
  34. doi request reprint The use of thrombelastography to determine coagulation status in severe anorexia nervosa: a case series
    Jennifer L Gaudiani
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 43:382-5. 2010
    ..Hospitalized medical patients have been shown to have appropriate prophylaxis for venous thromboembolic (VTE) disease in only 40% of cases...
  35. ncbi request reprint QTc prolongation: methadone's efficacy-safety paradox
    Mori J Krantz
    Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Lancet 368:556-7. 2006
  36. ncbi request reprint Coronary heart disease care in older women: optimizing diagnostic and therapeutic decisions
    Mori J Krantz
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, USA
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 59:286-94. 2004
    ..This article synthesizes the current state of the evidence on optimal diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to older women with established CHD...
  37. pmc Can America's urban safety net systems be a solution to unequal treatment?
    Sheri L Eisert
    Denver Health and Hospital Authority, Denver, CO, USA
    J Urban Health 85:766-78. 2008
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Torsade de pointes associated with very-high-dose methadone
    Mori J Krantz
    Denver Health Medical Center, and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Bannock Street, Mailcode 0960, Denver, CO 80204 4507, USA
    Ann Intern Med 137:501-4. 2002
    ..A methadone derivative, levacetylmethadol, was withdrawn from the European market after being associated with torsade de pointes. To date, no association between methadone and this arrhythmia has been described...
  39. doi request reprint Exercise electrocardiography extinguishes persistent junctional rhythm in a patient with severe anorexia nervosa
    Mori J Krantz
    Division of Cardiology, Denver Health Medical Center and University of Colorado, Denver, Colo 80204 4507, USA
    Cardiology 120:217-20. 2011
    ..In this context, exercise electrocardiography appears to be a safe, noninvasive means of assessing cardiac conduction and chronotropic reserve in this population...
  40. doi request reprint PseudoBartter syndrome in eating disorders
    Amit Bahia
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health, The ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 45:150-3. 2012
    ..We present two cases that, despite divergent background histories and clinical presentations, possess the unifying pathophysiology that ultimately leads to this syndrome...
  41. ncbi request reprint Clinical triggers: an alternative to a rapid response team
    Kendra Moldenhauer
    Patient Safety, Quality and Regulatory Compliance, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 35:164-74. 2009
    ..Death is the natural, albeit sad, endpoint of all lives; the overarching goal of DHMC's clinical triggers system is to prevent the premature death of a hospitalized patient and thereby improve patient safety...
  42. doi request reprint Serum albumin levels may not correlate with weight status in severe anorexia nervosa
    Vignesh Narayanan
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and Internal Medicine, Denver Health, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Eat Disord 17:322-6. 2009
    ..Understanding that albumin levels do not correlate with the severity of anorexia nervosa is an important lesson to understand in the process of facilitating the most effective care settings for patients with severe anorexia nervosa...
  43. ncbi request reprint Treating opioid dependence. Growing implications for primary care
    Mori J Krantz
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, and Denver Health, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:277-88. 2004
    ..Mainstreaming opioid addiction treatment has many advantages; its success will depend on resolution of ethical and delivery system issues as well as improved and expanded training of physicians in addiction medicine...
  44. doi request reprint Changes in insurance status and access to care in an integrated safety net healthcare system
    Sheri L Eisert
    Department of Health Systems, Management and Policy, School of Public Health, Denver Health and Hospital Authority, Health Services Research, University of Colorado Denver Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80204 4507, USA
    J Community Health 34:122-8. 2009
    ..It is well documented that insurance coverage and continuity of care influence health status. Continuity of insurance coverage also has an impact on access to care for those receiving services within a safety net healthcare system...
  45. doi request reprint A broad and structured approach to improving patient safety and quality: lessons from Denver Health
    Patricia A Gabow
    Denver Health and Hospital Authority, Colorado, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:612-8. 2011
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Podiatric problems are associated with worse health status in persons with severe mental illness
    Cynthia K Crews
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 26:226-32. 2004
    ..These problems are associated with worsened self-perceived health status. Addressing podiatric health may be a successful way to improve the overall health of this population...
  47. pmc Complement C3 serum levels in anorexia nervosa: a potential biomarker for the severity of disease?
    Michael A Flierl
    Department of Internal Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 10:16. 2011
    ..The present study was designed to evaluate the role of complement C3 levels, the extent of complement activation and of complement hemolytic activity in serum, as potential new biomarkers for the severity of anorexia nervosa...
  48. doi request reprint Impact of routine infectious diseases service consultation on the evaluation, management, and outcomes of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
    Timothy C Jenkins
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Denver Health and Hospital Authority, Colorado, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:1000-8. 2008
    ..Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia causes considerable morbidity and mortality, and strategies to improve management and outcomes of this disease are needed...
  49. ncbi request reprint Transient pulmonary infiltrates possibly induced by quinine sulfate
    Mori J Krantz
    Denver Health Medical Center, Colorado 80204, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 22:775-8. 2002
    ..No cause other than acute quinine ingestion could be identified despite thorough cardiac and infectious disease evaluations. Clinicians should be aware of a possible association between quinine sulfate and pulmonary toxicity...
  50. doi request reprint Elevation of liver function tests in severe anorexia nervosa
    R Hill Harris
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 46:369-74. 2013
    ..The purpose of this article is to clarify the finding of liver function test abnormalities in anorexia nervosa (AN)...
  51. doi request reprint Ophthalmic changes in severe anorexia nervosa: a case series
    Jennifer L Gaudiani
    ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 45:719-21. 2012
    ..We describe the diagnosis and management of lagophthalmos, or failure of eyelid closure, in five patients with severe anorexia nervosa (AN) who complained of dry, irritated eyes and photophobia...
  52. doi request reprint Tampon use in patients with anorexia nervosa can cause persistent vaginal bleeding: a case series
    Jennifer L Gaudiani
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 44:752-5. 2011
    ..To describe the phenomenon of persistent vaginal bleeding in two patients with severe anorexia nervosa...
  53. pmc Resting tachycardia, a warning sign in anorexia nervosa: case report
    Mori J Krantz
    Department of Medicine at Denver Health Medical Center, CO 80204, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 4:10. 2004
    ..When anorexia nervosa patients manifest tachycardia, even heart rates in the 80-90 bpm range, a supervening acute illness should be suspected...
  54. doi request reprint Interpreting the complete blood count in anorexia nervosa
    Barbara S Cleary
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    Eat Disord 18:132-9. 2010
    ..Knowledge of these potential findings and their expected outcomes may help avoid costly and potentially invasive procedures in patients with anorexia nervosa...
  55. ncbi request reprint The paradox of normal serum albumin in anorexia nervosa: a case report
    Mori J Krantz
    Department of Internal Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 37:278-80. 2005
    ..Although counterintuitive, hypoalbuminemia and vitamin deficiencies are not expected consequences of this disorder. Etiologic considerations for hypoalbuminemia are discussed...
  56. ncbi request reprint Cocaine-related torsade de pointes in a methadone maintenance patient
    Mori J Krantz
    Department of Internal Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO 80204 4507, USA
    J Addict Dis 24:53-60. 2005
    ..We examine the effects of cocaine and methadone on cardiac conduction in the context of the opioid-dependent population...
  57. doi request reprint What the emergency department needs to know when caring for your patients with eating disorders
    Margherita Mascolo
    ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders, Denver Health, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 45:977-81. 2012
    ..In this article, we will examine the most common emergency department presentations of eating disorder patients, review the pathophysiologic changes that lead to such presentations, and discuss the appropriate management of each patient...
  58. pmc Introducing standardized "readbacks" to improve patient safety in surgery: a prospective survey in 92 providers at a public safety-net hospital
    Hari Prabhakar
    Harvard Medical School, 107 Ave Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMC Surg 12:8. 2012
    ....
  59. doi request reprint Dysphagia in severe anorexia nervosa: a case report
    Samantha R M Holmes
    Physical Therapy, Denver Health, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 45:463-6. 2012
    ..The purpose of this case report is to increase awareness among clinicians that oropharyngeal dysphagia occurs in patients with severe anorexia nervosa, placing them at risk for aspiration and impeding nutritional rehabilitation...
  60. ncbi request reprint Dose-related effects of methadone on QT prolongation in a series of patients with torsade de pointes
    Mori J Krantz
    Division of Cardiology, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 80204 4507, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 23:802-5. 2003
    ..To investigate the relationship between the daily dose of the synthetic opioid methadone and the corrected QT (QTc) interval in a series of methadone-treated patients who developed torsade de pointes...
  61. doi request reprint Polydipsia and hyponatremia in a woman with anorexia nervosa
    Amit Bahia
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 44:186-8. 2011
    ..Hyponatremia is infrequently reported in the constellation of metabolic abnormalities in patients with eating disorders. We sought to identify the etiology and describe the management of a patient with anorexia nervosa and hyponatremia...
  62. pmc The management of pneumothorax in patients with anorexia nervosa: A case report and review of the literature
    Walter L Biffl
    Department of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Patient Saf Surg 4:1. 2010
    ..We review the literature and discuss alternative approaches in this patient population...
  63. ncbi request reprint Conventional and molecular epidemiology of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole resistance among urinary Escherichia coli isolates
    William J Burman
    Department of Public Health, Denver Health and Hospital Authority, Colorado 80204, USA
    Am J Med 115:358-64. 2003
    ..We evaluated the epidemiology of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole-resistant E. coli in a large, public health care system in Denver, Colorado...
  64. doi request reprint Rapid response: a quality improvement conundrum
    Renata Prado
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    J Hosp Med 4:255-7. 2009
    ..Therefore, we felt that prompt, mandatory bedside evaluations by the primary team would decrease untoward outcomes...
  65. doi request reprint Abuse and clinical value of diuretics in eating disorders therapeutic applications
    Margherita Mascolo
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 44:200-2. 2011
    ..We sought to illustrate the pathophysiologic effects of diuretics and purging on a patient with bulimia nervosa's fluid and electrolyte status and to clarify the role of diuretics in the management of volume status during refeeding...
  66. doi request reprint Medical complications of bulimia nervosa and their treatments
    Philip S Mehler
    Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 44:95-104. 2011
    ..To present a cogent and practical review of the medical complications and their treatment in patients with bulimia nervosa...
  67. ncbi request reprint Smoking abstinence after hospitalization: predictors of success
    Thomas D MacKenzie
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80203, USA
    Prev Med 39:1087-92. 2004
    ..Our objective was to explore the relationship between baseline characteristics of hospitalized smokers and 6-month to 2-year self-reported quit rates...
  68. doi request reprint Wrong-site and wrong-patient procedures in the universal protocol era: analysis of a prospective database of physician self-reported occurrences
    Philip F Stahel
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 80204, USA
    Arch Surg 145:978-84. 2010
    ..To determine the frequency, root cause, and outcome of wrong-site and wrong-patient procedures in the era of the Universal Protocol...
  69. ncbi request reprint QT dispersion in anorexia nervosa
    Philip S Mehler
    Am J Cardiol 96:1034. 2005
  70. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and treatment of mental disorders
    Thomas D MacKenzie
    N Engl J Med 353:1184; author reply 1184. 2005
  71. ncbi request reprint Heart rate variability in women
    Mori J Krantz
    Arch Intern Med 166:247. 2006
  72. pmc Comments on Rangel et al., "Racial and ethnic disparities in influenza vaccination..."
    Alicia Appel
    J Gen Intern Med 21:101. 2006
  73. ncbi request reprint Methadone and QT prolongation: a dose-dependent effect?
    Mori J Krantz
    Am J Cardiol 93:952. 2004
  74. ncbi request reprint Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and diuretics: optimal combination therapy
    Mori J Krantz
    Ann Intern Med 141:893; author reply 893. 2004
  75. pmc Medical comorbidity in schizophrenia
    Philip S Mehler
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1063. 2007
  76. ncbi request reprint Identifying fracture risk in postmenopausal women
    Philip S Mehler
    JAMA 287:1109-10. 2002
  77. ncbi request reprint Use of a proton-pump inhibitor for metabolic disturbances associated with anorexia nervosa
    Philip S Mehler
    N Engl J Med 347:373-4; author reply 373-4. 2002
  78. pmc Care rendered by general internists, committed to the care of HIV-infected patients, compares favorably with that given by infectious disease physicians
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