Bimal H Ashar

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Advising patients who use dietary supplements
    Bimal H Ashar
    Division of General Internal Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Med 121:91-7. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Medical residents' knowledge of dietary supplements
    Bimal H Ashar
    Division of General Internal Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 0941, USA
    South Med J 101:996-1000. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Patients' understanding of the regulation of dietary supplements
    Bimal H Ashar
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 601 N Caroline Street, 7143, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Community Health 33:22-30. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Physicians' understanding of the regulation of dietary supplements
    Bimal H Ashar
    Division of General Internal Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:966-9. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Current evidence for the use of emerging radiologic technologies for disease screening
    Bimal H Ashar
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21093, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:385-92. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Extent and determinants of physician participation in expert witness testimony
    Bimal H Ashar
    Division of General Internal Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    South Med J 98:444-9. 2005
  7. pmc Prevalence and determinants of physician participation in conducting pharmaceutical-sponsored clinical trials and lectures
    Bimal H Ashar
    Division of General Internal Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:1140-5. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint A critical evaluation of Internet marketing of products that contain ephedra
    Bimal H Ashar
    Division of General Internal Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 78:944-6. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint High prevalence and correlates of low bone mineral density in young adults with sickle cell disease
    Redonda G Miller
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Hematol 81:236-41. 2006
  10. pmc Disparities in osteoporosis screening between at-risk African-American and white women
    Redonda G Miller
    The Division of General Internal Medicine, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:847-51. 2005

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Advising patients who use dietary supplements
    Bimal H Ashar
    Division of General Internal Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Med 121:91-7. 2008
    ..Our framework includes a discussion of regulatory issues, efficacy and safety, potential supplement-drug interactions, and monitoring for adverse events and therapeutic effects...
  2. doi request reprint Medical residents' knowledge of dietary supplements
    Bimal H Ashar
    Division of General Internal Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 0941, USA
    South Med J 101:996-1000. 2008
    ..This study was designed to evaluate resident physicians' level of understanding of popular dietary supplement regulation and to determine whether an interactive online curriculum could aid in improving such knowledge...
  3. ncbi request reprint Patients' understanding of the regulation of dietary supplements
    Bimal H Ashar
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 601 N Caroline Street, 7143, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Community Health 33:22-30. 2008
    ..60; 95% CI 1.48-4.57). Based on these results, patients seem unclear about the government's role in the regulation of dietary supplements. Educational efforts should be geared towards clarifying these issues...
  4. ncbi request reprint Physicians' understanding of the regulation of dietary supplements
    Bimal H Ashar
    Division of General Internal Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:966-9. 2007
    ..This study was designed to evaluate physicians' level of understanding of dietary supplement regulation and the adverse event reporting process and to determine whether an interactive online curriculum could aid in improving knowledge...
  5. ncbi request reprint Current evidence for the use of emerging radiologic technologies for disease screening
    Bimal H Ashar
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21093, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:385-92. 2005
    ..The potential for harm associated with false-positive test results, false-negative test results, undue anxiety, and radiation exposure exists but requires further study to quantify actual risk...
  6. ncbi request reprint Extent and determinants of physician participation in expert witness testimony
    Bimal H Ashar
    Division of General Internal Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    South Med J 98:444-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to qualify and quantify the extent of physician participation in legal activities...
  7. pmc Prevalence and determinants of physician participation in conducting pharmaceutical-sponsored clinical trials and lectures
    Bimal H Ashar
    Division of General Internal Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:1140-5. 2004
    ..However, little empirical evidence exists on the extent of physician participation in activities sponsored by pharmaceutical companies...
  8. ncbi request reprint A critical evaluation of Internet marketing of products that contain ephedra
    Bimal H Ashar
    Division of General Internal Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 78:944-6. 2003
    ..To evaluate information contained within Internet sites that advertise and market dietary supplements containing ephedra...
  9. ncbi request reprint High prevalence and correlates of low bone mineral density in young adults with sickle cell disease
    Redonda G Miller
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Hematol 81:236-41. 2006
    ..02), and low serum zinc concentrations (P < 0.01). The prevalence of osteopenia and osteoporosis in young adults with SCD is extremely high. Further research is needed to address fracture risk and therapeutic interventions...
  10. pmc Disparities in osteoporosis screening between at-risk African-American and white women
    Redonda G Miller
    The Division of General Internal Medicine, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:847-51. 2005
    ..Lack of recognition of risk factors may occur in African-American women, raising the possibility that disparities in screening practices may exist...
  11. doi request reprint The reported validity and reliability of methods for evaluating continuing medical education: a systematic review
    Neda Ratanawongsa
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 5200 Eastern Avenue, Suite 2300, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Acad Med 83:274-83. 2008
    ..To appraise the reported validity and reliability of evaluation methods used in high-quality trials of continuing medical education (CME)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of an audience response system for the continuing education of health professionals
    Redonda G Miller
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 23:109-15. 2003
    ..Interactive learning is more effective and may be useful in a continuing education setting. This study examines the use of an audience response system (ARS) as an interactive learning tool for health care providers...
  13. ncbi request reprint Bisphosphonate-associated scleritis: a case report and review
    Sophia Leung
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    South Med J 98:733-5. 2005
    ..Rarely, they have been linked with ocular inflammation. This case report reviews the literature on the ocular effects of bisphosphonates and discusses a possible mechanism for the association...
  14. ncbi request reprint Clinical problem-solving. More than meets the eye
    John S Nguyen
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:1048-52. 2006
  15. ncbi request reprint Effect of residency duty-hour limits: views of key clinical faculty
    Darcy A Reed
    Division of Primary Care Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1487-92. 2007
    ..To determine the effect of duty-hour limitations, it is important to consider the views of faculty who have the most contact with residents...
  16. pmc Impact of duty hour regulations on medical students' education: views of key clinical faculty
    Darcy A Reed
    Division of Primary Care Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1084-9. 2008
    ..Teaching faculty have valuable perspectives on the impact of residency duty hour regulations on medical students...