Brian J Wells

Summary

Affiliation: Medical University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Using the electronic medical record to enhance the use of combination drugs
    Brian J Wells
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Am J Med Qual 18:147-9. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Antibiotics for the secondary prevention of ischemic heart disease: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Brian J Wells
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29245, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:2156-61. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint The combined effect of transferrin saturation and low density lipoprotein on mortality
    Brian J Wells
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Fam Med 36:324-9. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Iron, cholesterol, and the risk of cancer in an 18-year cohort
    Brian J Wells
    Department of Family Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 6:505-9. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Cholesterol, transferrin saturation, and the development of dementia and Alzheimer's disease: results from an 18-year population-based cohort
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Fam Med 37:36-42. 2005
  6. pmc Smoking, fibrinogen and cancer mortality
    Charles J Everett
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:328-33. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Iron, lipids, and risk of cancer in the Framingham Offspring cohort
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:1115-22. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Association between dietary arginine and C-reactive protein
    Brian J Wells
    Department of Family Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Nutrition 21:125-30. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint End-of-life issues and spiritual histories
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29406, USA
    South Med J 96:391-3. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Association of ferritin and lipids with C-reactive protein
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:559-62. 2004

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Using the electronic medical record to enhance the use of combination drugs
    Brian J Wells
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Am J Med Qual 18:147-9. 2003
    ..30. Point-of-care reminders are a simple and effective tool for quality-improvement interventions. Combination drugs may play an important role in controlling medication costs...
  2. ncbi request reprint Antibiotics for the secondary prevention of ischemic heart disease: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Brian J Wells
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29245, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:2156-61. 2004
    ..The numerous clinical trials that have studied the use of antibiotics in the secondary prevention of IHD have had conflicting results...
  3. ncbi request reprint The combined effect of transferrin saturation and low density lipoprotein on mortality
    Brian J Wells
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Fam Med 36:324-9. 2004
    ..This study examined whether adults with elevated iron, as measured by transferrin saturation (TS), and elevated LDL are at an increased risk for mortality...
  4. ncbi request reprint Iron, cholesterol, and the risk of cancer in an 18-year cohort
    Brian J Wells
    Department of Family Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 6:505-9. 2005
    ..51 (CI 1.10-2.08) and 1.61 (CI 1.07-2.43), respectively. These results support the theory that the iron induced oxidation of serum lipids is important in the pathogenesis of cancer...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cholesterol, transferrin saturation, and the development of dementia and Alzheimer's disease: results from an 18-year population-based cohort
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Fam Med 37:36-42. 2005
    ..This study examined the relationship between transferrin saturation (TS) and cholesterol to see if both are necessary to increase the risk for the subsequent development of AD...
  6. pmc Smoking, fibrinogen and cancer mortality
    Charles J Everett
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:328-33. 2007
    ..Smoking carries high risks of cancer mortality for African Americans. A factor that needs to be considered in the overall assessment of risk is fibrinogen level, which has been linked to angiogenesis and metastases of tumors...
  7. ncbi request reprint Iron, lipids, and risk of cancer in the Framingham Offspring cohort
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:1115-22. 2005
    ..82, 95% CI: 1.50, 5.28; 14 cases). The results suggest that elevated serum iron levels coupled with either high VLDL-C or low HDL-C appear to interact to increase cancer risk in this cohort...
  8. ncbi request reprint Association between dietary arginine and C-reactive protein
    Brian J Wells
    Department of Family Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Nutrition 21:125-30. 2005
    ..We investigated whether a dietary intake of arginine is associated with risk for cardiovascular disease as determined by levels of C-reactive protein (CRP)...
  9. ncbi request reprint End-of-life issues and spiritual histories
    Dana E King
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29406, USA
    South Med J 96:391-3. 2003
    ..Patients facing end-of-life issues have spiritual concerns that may have an impact on their medical decision-making...
  10. ncbi request reprint Association of ferritin and lipids with C-reactive protein
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:559-62. 2004
    ..71; 95% CI 1.28 to 2.27). These results suggest that both iron and lipids induce inflammation. Future research needs to focus on preventive medicine to decrease iron in patients with elevated lipids...
  11. ncbi request reprint Prostate cancer and sexually transmitted diseases: a meta-analysis
    Marcia L Taylor
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Fam Med 37:506-12. 2005
    ..In this meta-analysis, we examine the current epidemiological evidence for the association between specific sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and prostate cancer...
  12. ncbi request reprint Are thyroid peroxidase antibodies associated with cardiovascular disease risk in patients with subclinical hypothyroidism?
    Brian J Wells
    Department of Family Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Strongsville, Ohio, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 62:580-4. 2005
    ..Thyroid peroxidase antibodies (TPOAb) are more common in persons with SCH. The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether the presence of (TPOAb) in people with SCH is associated with markers of cardiovascular disease...
  13. ncbi request reprint Use of feeding tubes in elderly patients with dementia
    Brian J Wells
    Am Fam Physician 66:1836, 1838. 2002
  14. doi request reprint Statins and cancer: a meta-analysis of case-control studies
    Marcia L Taylor
    Lexington Medical Center, Lexington, South Carolina, USA
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:259-68. 2008
    ..On the basis of these results, randomized control trials with longer follow-up times than previously used are warranted...