Gerald W Smetana

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Preoperative pulmonary assessment of the older adult
    Gerald W Smetana
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 19:35-55. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint A comparison of outcomes resulting from generalist vs specialist care for a single discrete medical condition: a systematic review and methodologic critique
    Gerald W Smetana
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:10-20. 2007
  3. pmc Update in perioperative medicine
    Gerald W Smetana
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1329-37. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint A 68-year-old man with COPD contemplating colon cancer surgery
    Gerald W Smetana
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Shapiro 621D, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    JAMA 297:2121-30. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Preoperative pulmonary risk stratification for noncardiothoracic surgery: systematic review for the American College of Physicians
    Gerald W Smetana
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:581-95. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Preoperative pulmonary update
    Gerald W Smetana
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 24:607-24, vii. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Preoperative pulmonary evaluation: identifying and reducing risks for pulmonary complications
    Gerald W Smetana
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 73:S36-41. 2006
  8. pmc Factors that influence patient response to requests to change to a unified restrictive formulary
    Gerald W Smetana
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:1212-9. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Postoperative pulmonary complications: an update on risk assessment and reduction
    Gerald W Smetana
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 76:S60-5. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Update in perioperative medicine
    Gerald W Smetana
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:452-61. 2004

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Preoperative pulmonary assessment of the older adult
    Gerald W Smetana
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 19:35-55. 2003
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint A comparison of outcomes resulting from generalist vs specialist care for a single discrete medical condition: a systematic review and methodologic critique
    Gerald W Smetana
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:10-20. 2007
    ..Studies of clinical outcomes for generalist vs specialist care for diagnoses within a specialist's narrow domain have tended to favor specialty care...
  3. pmc Update in perioperative medicine
    Gerald W Smetana
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1329-37. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint A 68-year-old man with COPD contemplating colon cancer surgery
    Gerald W Smetana
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Shapiro 621D, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    JAMA 297:2121-30. 2007
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Preoperative pulmonary risk stratification for noncardiothoracic surgery: systematic review for the American College of Physicians
    Gerald W Smetana
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:581-95. 2006
    ..The importance of clinical risk factors for postoperative pulmonary complications and the value of preoperative testing to stratify risk are the subject of debate...
  6. doi request reprint Preoperative pulmonary update
    Gerald W Smetana
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 24:607-24, vii. 2008
    ..Important risk reduction strategies include postoperative lung expansion maneuvers, the selective use of nasogastric tubes, epidural analgesia, and inspiratory muscle training...
  7. ncbi request reprint Preoperative pulmonary evaluation: identifying and reducing risks for pulmonary complications
    Gerald W Smetana
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 73:S36-41. 2006
    ..Strategies to reduce the risk of postoperative pulmonary complications include optimizing management of chronic lung disease before surgery, lung expansion maneuvers, pain control, and selective placement of nasogastric tubes...
  8. pmc Factors that influence patient response to requests to change to a unified restrictive formulary
    Gerald W Smetana
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:1212-9. 2004
    ..To determine factors that influence patient willingness to accept a medication change to a unified, restrictive formulary...
  9. doi request reprint Postoperative pulmonary complications: an update on risk assessment and reduction
    Gerald W Smetana
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 76:S60-5. 2009
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Update in perioperative medicine
    Gerald W Smetana
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:452-61. 2004
  11. pmc Clinicians, educators, and investigators in general internal medicine: bridging the gaps
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:565-71. 2002
    ..We suggest specific strategies that clinician-educators, investigators, administrative leaders, and medical schools might use to foster collaboration...
  12. doi request reprint Pneumothorax following thoracentesis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Craig E Gordon
    Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:332-9. 2010
    ..We aimed to determine the mean pneumothorax rate following thoracentesis and to identify risk factors for pneumothorax through a systematic review and meta-analysis...
  13. ncbi request reprint The case against routine preoperative laboratory testing
    Gerald W Smetana
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Med Clin North Am 87:7-40. 2003
    ..Physicians and institutions recommending routine preoperative testing for all patients provide no clinical value to their patients at considerable cost...
  14. ncbi request reprint Perioperative cardiac evaluation: novel interventions and clinical challenges
    Donna L Mercado
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    South Med J 100:486-92; quiz 493, 511. 2007
    ..Coronary artery revascularization does not reduce cardiac complications after noncardiac surgery among patients with stable coronary artery disease...
  15. ncbi request reprint Risk assessment for and strategies to reduce perioperative pulmonary complications for patients undergoing noncardiothoracic surgery: a guideline from the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:575-80. 2006
    ..The target audience for this guideline is general internists or other clinicians involved in perioperative management of surgical patients. The target patient population is all adult persons undergoing noncardiothoracic surgery...
  16. ncbi request reprint Strategies to reduce postoperative pulmonary complications after noncardiothoracic surgery: systematic review for the American College of Physicians
    Valerie A Lawrence
    South Texas Veterans Health Care System and Medicine General Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 78229 3900, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:596-608. 2006
    ..However, there has been much less research and no previous systematic reviews of the evidence of interventions to prevent pulmonary complications...
  17. ncbi request reprint Update in perioperative medicine
    Steven L Cohn
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York 11203, USA
    Ann Intern Med 147:263-70. 2007