Louis D Fiore

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A point-of-care clinical trial comparing insulin administered using a sliding scale versus a weight-based regimen
    Louis D Fiore
    Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center MAVERIC, VA Cooperative Studies Program, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Trials 8:183-95. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Characterizations of long-term anxiolytic benzodiazepine prescriptions in veteran patients
    John A Hermos
    Pharmacoepidemiology Research Group Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 25:600-4. 2005
  3. pmc Automated concept-level information extraction to reduce the need for custom software and rules development
    Leonard W D'Avolio
    Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center Cooperative Studies Coordinating Center, VA Boston Healthcare System, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 18:607-13. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Department of Veterans Affairs Cooperative Studies Program Clinical Trial comparing combined warfarin and aspirin with aspirin alone in survivors of acute myocardial infarction: primary results of the CHAMP study
    Louis D Fiore
    Department of Veterans Affairs Cooperative Studies Program Coordinating Center, West Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Circulation 105:557-63. 2002
  5. doi request reprint Association of elevated alanine aminotransferase with BMI and diabetes in older veteran outpatients
    John A Hermos
    Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center MAVERIC, VA Cooperative Studies Program, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, 150 S Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 80:153-8. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Long-term, high-dose benzodiazepine prescriptions in veteran patients with PTSD: influence of preexisting alcoholism and drug-abuse diagnoses
    John A Hermos
    Pharmacoepidemiology Research Group, Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Trauma Stress 20:909-14. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Health care utilization and receipt of cholesterol testing by veterans with and those without mental illness
    Rebekah A Kaplowitz
    Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center MAVERIC, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 28:137-44. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Characterizations of long-term oxycodone/acetaminophen prescriptions in veteran patients
    John A Hermos
    The Pharmacoepidemiology Research Group, Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston 02130, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:2361-6. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Patterns of dispensed disulfiram and naltrexone for alcoholism treatment in a veteran patient population
    John A Hermos
    Pharmacoepidemiology Research Project, Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center MAVERIC, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:1229-35. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of clopidogrel plus aspirin to prevent hemodialysis access graft thrombosis
    James S Kaufman
    Department of Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System and Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:2313-21. 2003

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Publications16

  1. pmc A point-of-care clinical trial comparing insulin administered using a sliding scale versus a weight-based regimen
    Louis D Fiore
    Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center MAVERIC, VA Cooperative Studies Program, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Trials 8:183-95. 2011
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  2. ncbi request reprint Characterizations of long-term anxiolytic benzodiazepine prescriptions in veteran patients
    John A Hermos
    Pharmacoepidemiology Research Group Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 25:600-4. 2005
    ....
  3. pmc Automated concept-level information extraction to reduce the need for custom software and rules development
    Leonard W D'Avolio
    Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center Cooperative Studies Coordinating Center, VA Boston Healthcare System, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 18:607-13. 2011
    ..The authors address this gap by reducing the need for custom software and rules development with a graphical user interface-driven, highly generalizable approach to concept-level retrieval...
  4. ncbi request reprint Department of Veterans Affairs Cooperative Studies Program Clinical Trial comparing combined warfarin and aspirin with aspirin alone in survivors of acute myocardial infarction: primary results of the CHAMP study
    Louis D Fiore
    Department of Veterans Affairs Cooperative Studies Program Coordinating Center, West Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Circulation 105:557-63. 2002
    ..28 versus 0.72 events per 100 person years of follow-up, respectively; P<0.001). There were 14 individuals with intracranial bleeds in both the aspirin and combination therapy groups...
  5. doi request reprint Association of elevated alanine aminotransferase with BMI and diabetes in older veteran outpatients
    John A Hermos
    Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center MAVERIC, VA Cooperative Studies Program, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, 150 S Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 80:153-8. 2008
    ..We determined age-stratified associations of elevated alanine aminotransferase (ALAT), as a likely indicator of non-alcoholic steatonecrosis (NASH), with body mass index (BMI) and diabetes among older male, veteran outpatients...
  6. ncbi request reprint Long-term, high-dose benzodiazepine prescriptions in veteran patients with PTSD: influence of preexisting alcoholism and drug-abuse diagnoses
    John A Hermos
    Pharmacoepidemiology Research Group, Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Trauma Stress 20:909-14. 2007
    ..Results indicate that for veteran patients with PTSD, alcoholism alone is not associated with high-dose benzodiazepines, but existing drug abuse diagnoses do increase that risk...
  7. ncbi request reprint Health care utilization and receipt of cholesterol testing by veterans with and those without mental illness
    Rebekah A Kaplowitz
    Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center MAVERIC, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 28:137-44. 2006
    ..We examined the relationship between mental illness, health care utilization and rates of cholesterol testing...
  8. ncbi request reprint Characterizations of long-term oxycodone/acetaminophen prescriptions in veteran patients
    John A Hermos
    The Pharmacoepidemiology Research Group, Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston 02130, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:2361-6. 2004
    ..To determine clinical contexts in which stability or problems may occur, we examined the pharmacologic and clinical correlates of long-term prescriptions of oxycodone/acetaminophen, a commonly prescribed short-acting opioid formulation...
  9. ncbi request reprint Patterns of dispensed disulfiram and naltrexone for alcoholism treatment in a veteran patient population
    John A Hermos
    Pharmacoepidemiology Research Project, Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center MAVERIC, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:1229-35. 2004
    ..To assess whether these agents are being prescribed for extended periods, as an indicator of long-term use in nonexperimental settings, we compared dispensing patterns in a veteran patient population...
  10. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of clopidogrel plus aspirin to prevent hemodialysis access graft thrombosis
    James S Kaufman
    Department of Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System and Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:2313-21. 2003
    ..22 to 1.26; P = 0.14). In the hemodialysis population, therapy with aspirin and clopidogrel was associated with a significantly increased risk of bleeding and probably would not result in a reduced frequency of graft thrombosis...
  11. doi request reprint Risk of community-acquired pneumonia in veteran patients to whom proton pump inhibitors were dispensed
    John A Hermos
    Pharmaco epidemiology Group, Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center, VA Cooperative Studies Program, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:33-42. 2012
    ..Accordingly, we studied PPI exposure and CAP in veteran patients, using a retrospective, nested case-control design...
  12. doi request reprint Comparative effectiveness research and medical informatics
    Leonard W D'Avolio
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Med 123:e32-7. 2010
    ..Examples of progress from the medical informatics literature and the Veterans Affairs Healthcare System are provided...
  13. ncbi request reprint Anticoagulant use for atrial fibrillation in the elderly
    Mary T Brophy
    Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1151-6. 2004
    ..To determine the influence of advanced age on anticoagulant use in subjects with atrial fibrillation and to explore the extent to which risk factors for stroke and contraindications to anticoagulant therapy predict subsequent use...
  14. pmc Evaluation of a generalizable approach to clinical information retrieval using the automated retrieval console (ARC)
    Leonard W D'Avolio
    Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center Cooperative Studies Coordinating Center, VA Boston Healthcare System, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 17:375-82. 2010
    ..76, 0.80, and 0.75. In all but one case, conditional random fields outperformed maximum entropy-based classifiers. Algorithms had good performance without custom code or rules development, but performance varied by specific application...
  15. doi request reprint The association between statins and cancer incidence in a veterans population
    Wildon R Farwell
    Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:134-9. 2008
    ..We investigated this association in a population of veterans...
  16. pmc Adverse events associated with testosterone administration
    Shehzad Basaria
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    N Engl J Med 363:109-22. 2010
    ..Testosterone supplementation has been shown to increase muscle mass and strength in healthy older men. The safety and efficacy of testosterone treatment in older men who have limitations in mobility have not been studied...