R S Stafford

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint National patterns of warfarin use in atrial fibrillation
    R S Stafford
    General Internal Medicine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Arch Intern Med 156:2537-41. 1996
  2. ncbi request reprint Trends in adult visits to primary care physicians in the United States
    R S Stafford
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
    Arch Fam Med 8:26-32. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Recent national patterns of warfarin use in atrial fibrillation
    R S Stafford
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Medical Services and Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Circulation 97:1231-3. 1998
  4. ncbi request reprint National patterns of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor use in congestive heart failure
    R S Stafford
    Health Policy Research and Development Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Arch Intern Med 157:2460-4. 1997
  5. ncbi request reprint Variations in cholesterol management practices of U.S. physicians
    R S Stafford
    Health Policy Research and Development Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 29:139-46. 1997
  6. ncbi request reprint National patterns in the treatment of smokers by physicians
    A N Thorndike
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
    JAMA 279:604-8. 1998
  7. ncbi request reprint Rates of U.S. physicians counseling adolescents about smoking
    A N Thorndike
    General Medicine Division, Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 91:1857-62. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Changes in the daily practice of primary care for children
    T G Ferris
    Health Policy Research and Development Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 152:227-33. 1998
  9. ncbi request reprint Specialty differences in cardiovascular disease prevention practices
    R S Stafford
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 32:1238-43. 1998
  10. ncbi request reprint National trends in the use of antibiotics by primary care physicians for adult patients with cough
    J P Metlay
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts Division, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Arch Intern Med 158:1813-8. 1998

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint National patterns of warfarin use in atrial fibrillation
    R S Stafford
    General Internal Medicine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Arch Intern Med 156:2537-41. 1996
    ..Despite consensus that patients with atrial fibrillation benefit from warfarin sodium anticoagulation, little is known about national trends and predictors of anticoagulant use...
  2. ncbi request reprint Trends in adult visits to primary care physicians in the United States
    R S Stafford
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
    Arch Fam Med 8:26-32. 1999
    ..Although numerous changes are apparent in the US health care system, little is known about how these changes have altered the work of primary care physicians...
  3. ncbi request reprint Recent national patterns of warfarin use in atrial fibrillation
    R S Stafford
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Medical Services and Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Circulation 97:1231-3. 1998
    ..We wished to examine recent national trends and predictors of warfarin sodium use in atrial fibrillation...
  4. ncbi request reprint National patterns of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor use in congestive heart failure
    R S Stafford
    Health Policy Research and Development Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Arch Intern Med 157:2460-4. 1997
    ..While the use of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors for patients with congestive heart failure (CHF) is supported by the results of clinical trials and expert guidelines, national physician practices are unknown...
  5. ncbi request reprint Variations in cholesterol management practices of U.S. physicians
    R S Stafford
    Health Policy Research and Development Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 29:139-46. 1997
    ..This study sought to evaluate national cholesterol management practices of U.S. physicians...
  6. ncbi request reprint National patterns in the treatment of smokers by physicians
    A N Thorndike
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
    JAMA 279:604-8. 1998
    ..There are few national data on how physicians' practices compare with these standards...
  7. ncbi request reprint Rates of U.S. physicians counseling adolescents about smoking
    A N Thorndike
    General Medicine Division, Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 91:1857-62. 1999
    ..We analyzed data from the National Ambulatory Medical Care Surveys to assess the prevalence and the predictors of physicians' identification of smoking status and counseling about smoking at office visits by adolescents...
  8. ncbi request reprint Changes in the daily practice of primary care for children
    T G Ferris
    Health Policy Research and Development Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 152:227-33. 1998
    ..The environment in which medicine is practiced has changed in the past 2 decades, but little information has been available on how the day-to-day practice of primary care for children has changed during this period...
  9. ncbi request reprint Specialty differences in cardiovascular disease prevention practices
    R S Stafford
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 32:1238-43. 1998
    ..The aim of this study was to examine physician specialty differences in cardiovascular disease prevention practices...
  10. ncbi request reprint National trends in the use of antibiotics by primary care physicians for adult patients with cough
    J P Metlay
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts Division, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Arch Intern Med 158:1813-8. 1998
    ..Efforts to reduce the inappropriate use will need to be evaluated against current trends in the outpatient use of antibiotics...
  11. ncbi request reprint National patterns of physician activities related to obesity management
    R S Stafford
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
    Arch Fam Med 9:631-8. 2000
    ..National physician practices related to the clinical recognition and management of obesity are unknown...
  12. ncbi request reprint Aspirin use is low among United States outpatients with coronary artery disease
    R S Stafford
    Institute for Health Policy and General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Circulation 101:1097-101. 2000
    ..Although there is strong evidence that the use of aspirin reduces the risk of death and recurrent events in patients with coronary artery disease, current national patterns of aspirin use are unknown...
  13. pmc Cardiovascular disease prevention practices by U.S. Physicians for patients with diabetes
    J B Meigs
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Medical Services, and Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 15:220-8. 2000
    ..Current evidence suggests that wider implementation of these recommendations can be expected to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease in patients with diabetes...
  14. ncbi request reprint Randomized clinical trials and recent patterns in the use of statins
    T J Wang
    Institute for Health Policy and General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, and the Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass. 02114, USA
    Am Heart J 141:957-63. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Although the market for lipid-lowering medications is dominated by statins, the rise in statins predated the recent clinical trials supporting their use...
  15. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic treatment of adults with sore throat by community primary care physicians: a national survey, 1989-1999
    J A Linder
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    JAMA 286:1181-6. 2001
    ..Only penicillin and erythromycin are recommended as first-line antibiotics against GABHS...
  16. ncbi request reprint US physicians' treatment of smoking in outpatients with psychiatric diagnoses
    A N Thorndike
    General Medicine Division and Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Medical Services, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 3:85-91. 2001
    ..Physicians are missing an important opportunity to prevent tobacco-related morbidity and mortality among this group of patients...