Sonal Singh

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Development of a screening tool to identify female survivors of gender-based violence in a humanitarian setting: qualitative evidence from research among refugees in Ethiopia
    Andrea L Wirtz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutes, Baltimore, USA
    Confl Health 7:13. 2013
  2. pmc Drug safety assessment in clinical trials: methodological challenges and opportunities
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Trials 13:138. 2012
  3. pmc Chapter 7: grading a body of evidence on diagnostic tests
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:S47-55. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Long-term use of thiazolidinediones and the associated risk of pneumonia or lower respiratory tract infection: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 E Monument St, Suite 8063, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Thorax 66:383-8. 2011
  5. pmc Risk of serious adverse cardiovascular events associated with varenicline: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    CMAJ 183:1359-66. 2011
  6. pmc Mortality associated with tiotropium mist inhaler in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 E Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    BMJ 342:d3215. 2011
  7. pmc An overview of the benefits and drawbacks of inhaled corticosteroids in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 5:189-95. 2010
  8. pmc Risk of pneumonia associated with long-term use of inhaled corticosteroids in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a critical review and update
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 16:118-22. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic and mechanical strategies for preventing venous thromboembolism after bariatric surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Daniel J Brotman
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    JAMA Surg 148:675-86. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Inhaled anticholinergics and risk of major adverse cardiovascular events in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, One Medical Center Blvd, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    JAMA 300:1439-50. 2008

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  1. pmc Development of a screening tool to identify female survivors of gender-based violence in a humanitarian setting: qualitative evidence from research among refugees in Ethiopia
    Andrea L Wirtz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutes, Baltimore, USA
    Confl Health 7:13. 2013
    ..We present the findings of qualitative research, which were used to inform the development of a screening tool as one potential strategy to identify and respond to GBV for females in humanitarian settings...
  2. pmc Drug safety assessment in clinical trials: methodological challenges and opportunities
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Trials 13:138. 2012
    ..Regulatory and academic partnerships should be fostered to provide an independent and transparent evaluation of drug safety...
  3. pmc Chapter 7: grading a body of evidence on diagnostic tests
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:S47-55. 2012
    ..This chapter identifies challenges and outlines principles for grading the body of evidence related to diagnostic test performance...
  4. doi request reprint Long-term use of thiazolidinediones and the associated risk of pneumonia or lower respiratory tract infection: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 E Monument St, Suite 8063, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Thorax 66:383-8. 2011
    ..The authors aimed to systematically determine the risk of pneumonia or lower respiratory tract infections associated with thiazolidinediones...
  5. pmc Risk of serious adverse cardiovascular events associated with varenicline: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    CMAJ 183:1359-66. 2011
    ..We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials to ascertain the serious adverse cardiovascular effects of varenicline compared with placebo among tobacco users...
  6. pmc Mortality associated with tiotropium mist inhaler in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 E Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    BMJ 342:d3215. 2011
    ..To systematically review the risk of mortality associated with long term use of tiotropium delivered using a mist inhaler for symptomatic improvement in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...
  7. pmc An overview of the benefits and drawbacks of inhaled corticosteroids in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 5:189-95. 2010
    ..The benefit harm profile of inhaled corticosteroids, and their effect on patient oriented outcomes and comorbid pneumonia, osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease remain uncertain...
  8. pmc Risk of pneumonia associated with long-term use of inhaled corticosteroids in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a critical review and update
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 16:118-22. 2010
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  9. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic and mechanical strategies for preventing venous thromboembolism after bariatric surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Daniel J Brotman
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    JAMA Surg 148:675-86. 2013
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Inhaled anticholinergics and risk of major adverse cardiovascular events in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, One Medical Center Blvd, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    JAMA 300:1439-50. 2008
    ..Inhaled anticholinergics (ipratropium bromide or tiotropium bromide) are widely used in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) but their effect on the risk of cardiovascular outcomes is unknown...
  11. ncbi request reprint Benefits and harms of roflumilast in moderate to severe COPD
    Tsung Yu
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA
    Thorax 69:616-22. 2014
    ..It is unclear which patients will have a favourable benefit-harm balance with roflumilast. Our aim was to quantitatively assess the benefits and harms of roflumilast (500 µg/day) compared with placebo...
  12. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of prophylactic inferior vena cava filters in trauma patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Elliott R Haut
    Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland2Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland3Depar
    JAMA Surg 149:194-202. 2014
    ..Experts are divided on the role of prophylactic inferior vena cava (IVC) filters to prevent PE...
  13. doi request reprint Long-term use of inhaled corticosteroids and the risk of pneumonia in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a meta-analysis
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, One Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:219-29. 2009
    ..We aimed to ascertain the risk of pneumonia with long-term inhaled corticosteroid use among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  14. doi request reprint Pro-arrhythmic and pro-ischaemic effects of inhaled anticholinergic medications
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 1901, USA
    Thorax 68:114-6. 2013
    ..The authors urge caution in prescribing inhaled anticholinergics for patients with pre-existing arrhythmias or cardiac disorders...
  15. ncbi request reprint The safety of rosiglitazone in the treatment of type 2 diabetes
    Sonal Singh
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27103, USA
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 7:579-85. 2008
    ..The thiazolidinediones including rosiglitazone are approved for the treatment of Type 2 diabetes on the basis of their ability to lower blood sugar and surrogate markers of cardiovascular disease...
  16. ncbi request reprint Long-term risk of cardiovascular events with rosiglitazone: a meta-analysis
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    JAMA 298:1189-95. 2007
    ..Recent reports of serious adverse events with rosiglitazone use have raised questions about whether the evidence of harm justifies its use for treatment of type 2 diabetes...
  17. doi request reprint Republished: pro-arrhythmic and pro-ischaemic effects of inhaled anticholinergic medications
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Postgrad Med J 90:205-7. 2014
    ..The authors urge caution in prescribing inhaled anticholinergics for patients with pre-existing arrhythmias or cardiac disorders. ..
  18. pmc A framework for organizing and selecting quantitative approaches for benefit-harm assessment
    Milo A Puhan
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room E6153, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:173. 2012
    ..Our aim was to review existing quantitative approaches for benefit-harm assessment and to develop an organizing framework that clarifies differences and aids selection of quantitative approaches for a particular benefit-harm assessment...
  19. doi request reprint A systematic review of venous thromboembolism prophylaxis strategies in patients with renal insufficiency, obesity, or on antiplatelet agents
    Sosena Kebede
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Hosp Med 8:394-401. 2013
    ..Their physiologies make prophylaxis particularly challenging...
  20. ncbi request reprint Meditation programs for psychological stress and well-being: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Madhav Goyal
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
    JAMA Intern Med 174:357-68. 2014
    ..Many people meditate to reduce psychological stress and stress-related health problems. To counsel people appropriately, clinicians need to know what the evidence says about the health benefits of meditation...
  21. doi request reprint Thromboprophylaxis in cancer patients with central venous catheters. A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Pooja Chaukiyal
    Department of Medicine, Unity Health System, 1555 Long Pond Road, Rochester, NY 14626, USA
    Thromb Haemost 99:38-43. 2008
    ..The use of primary thromboprophylaxis in cancer patients with central venous catheters while not causing any harm provides no benefit...
  22. pmc Comparative effectiveness and safety of medications for type 2 diabetes: an update including new drugs and 2-drug combinations
    Wendy L Bennett
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2024 East Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ann Intern Med 154:602-13. 2011
    ..Given the increase in medications for type 2 diabetes mellitus, clinicians and patients need information about their effectiveness and safety to make informed choices...
  23. doi request reprint Glucagonlike peptide 1-based therapies and risk of hospitalization for acute pancreatitis in type 2 diabetes mellitus: a population-based matched case-control study
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:534-9. 2013
    ....
  24. pmc Network meta-analysis-highly attractive but more methodological research is needed
    Tianjing Li
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21212, USA
    BMC Med 9:79. 2011
    ..Since this commentary reflects the discussion at that meeting, it is not intended to provide an overview of the field...