J H Arnsten

Summary

Affiliation: Montefiore Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A rationale and model for addressing tobacco dependence in substance abuse treatment
    Kimber P Richter
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 1:23. 2006
  2. pmc Rationale and design of a randomized controlled trial of directly observed hepatitis C treatment delivered in methadone clinics
    Alain H Litwin
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, 111 East 210th Street, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 11:315. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Factors associated with antiretroviral therapy adherence and medication errors among HIV-infected injection drug users
    Julia H Arnsten
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:S64-71. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint A scholarship-generating project for clinician educators
    Julia H Arnsten
    Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    Med Educ 39:532-3. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint HIV infection and bone mineral density in middle-aged women
    Julia H Arnsten
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:1014-20. 2006
  6. pmc Antiretroviral therapy adherence and viral suppression in HIV-infected drug users: comparison of self-report and electronic monitoring
    J H Arnsten
    AIDS Research Program, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 33:1417-23. 2001
  7. pmc Decreased bone mineral density and increased fracture risk in aging men with or at risk for HIV infection
    Julia H Arnsten
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, New York 10467, USA
    AIDS 21:617-23. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Smoking behavior and interest in quitting among homeless smokers
    Julia H Arnsten
    Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Addict Behav 29:1155-61. 2004
  9. pmc Impact of active drug use on antiretroviral therapy adherence and viral suppression in HIV-infected drug users
    Julia H Arnsten
    AIDS Research Program, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:377-81. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Increased serum lipids are associated with higher CD4 lymphocyte count in HIV-infected women
    M Floris-Moore
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    HIV Med 7:421-30. 2006

Detail Information

Publications62

  1. pmc A rationale and model for addressing tobacco dependence in substance abuse treatment
    Kimber P Richter
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 1:23. 2006
    ....
  2. pmc Rationale and design of a randomized controlled trial of directly observed hepatitis C treatment delivered in methadone clinics
    Alain H Litwin
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, 111 East 210th Street, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 11:315. 2011
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Factors associated with antiretroviral therapy adherence and medication errors among HIV-infected injection drug users
    Julia H Arnsten
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:S64-71. 2007
    ..Active drug use is often associated with poor adherence, but few studies have determined psychosocial correlates of adherence in injection drug users (IDUs)...
  4. ncbi request reprint A scholarship-generating project for clinician educators
    Julia H Arnsten
    Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    Med Educ 39:532-3. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint HIV infection and bone mineral density in middle-aged women
    Julia H Arnsten
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:1014-20. 2006
    ..Most studies of bone mineral density (BMD) and HIV infection have focused on men or have lacked a comparison group of individuals without HIV infection with similar behavioral risk factors...
  6. pmc Antiretroviral therapy adherence and viral suppression in HIV-infected drug users: comparison of self-report and electronic monitoring
    J H Arnsten
    AIDS Research Program, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 33:1417-23. 2001
    ..However, electronic monitoring is more sensitive than self-report for the detection of nonadherence and should be used in adherence intervention studies...
  7. pmc Decreased bone mineral density and increased fracture risk in aging men with or at risk for HIV infection
    Julia H Arnsten
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, New York 10467, USA
    AIDS 21:617-23. 2007
    ..Osteopenia has been described in HIV-infected persons, but most studies have not focused on aging men, have not included an HIV-negative comparison group with similar risks to those of the HIV-infected men, or lacked data on fracture rates...
  8. ncbi request reprint Smoking behavior and interest in quitting among homeless smokers
    Julia H Arnsten
    Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Addict Behav 29:1155-61. 2004
    ..To examine smoking behavior in homeless persons, including the impact of self-reported tobacco-related health problems and drug and alcohol abuse on readiness to quit and interest in smoking cessation counseling...
  9. pmc Impact of active drug use on antiretroviral therapy adherence and viral suppression in HIV-infected drug users
    Julia H Arnsten
    AIDS Research Program, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:377-81. 2002
    ..Interventions to improve adherence should focus on reducing cocaine use, developing adaptive coping skills, and identifying and treating depression...
  10. ncbi request reprint Increased serum lipids are associated with higher CD4 lymphocyte count in HIV-infected women
    M Floris-Moore
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    HIV Med 7:421-30. 2006
    ..Highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has been associated with dyslipidaemia; however, the roles of immune status and non-HIV-disease risk factors remain unclear...
  11. ncbi request reprint Primary care affiliations of adults in a methadone program with onsite care
    Alex D Federman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Addict Dis 26:27-34. 2007
    ..9, 95% CI 2.2 to 21.9) or HIV (RR 5.6, 95% CI 1.7 to 18.5). Successfully promoting appropriate utilization of onsite primary care may require a better understanding of MMTP patients' perceptions of primary care...
  12. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of adherence and viral load in a large multi-center cohort of HIV-infected women
    Andrea A Howard
    AIDS Research Program, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    AIDS 16:2175-82. 2002
    ..To examine the relationship between antiretroviral adherence and viral load, and to determine the predictors of adherence over time in HIV-infected women...
  13. ncbi request reprint Menopause symptoms in HIV-infected and drug-using women
    Samantha A Miller
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    Menopause 12:348-56. 2005
    ..To examine the association of HIV infection, drug use, and psychosocial stressors with type and frequency of menopause symptoms...
  14. pmc A 5-year evaluation of a methadone medical maintenance program
    Kenneth A Harris
    Division of Substance Abuse, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 31:433-8. 2006
    ..This study demonstrates that selected patients from a socioeconomically disadvantaged population remained clinically stable and engaged in treatment in a far less intensive setting than traditional methadone maintenance...
  15. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting reproductive hormones in HIV-infected, substance-using middle-aged women
    Nanette Santoro
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women s Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Menopause 14:859-65. 2007
    ..To determine whether reproductive hormone levels are affected by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and drug use...
  16. ncbi request reprint Colocating buprenorphine with methadone maintenance and outpatient chemical dependency services
    Susan D Whitley
    Division of Substance Abuse, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10451, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 33:85-90. 2007
    ..8, CI = 1.8-53.1) were more likely to remain in treatment, but other variables were not associated with retention. Our experience demonstrates that buprenorphine can be successfully integrated into outpatient substance abuse treatment...
  17. ncbi request reprint The experience of chronic severe pain in patients undergoing methadone maintenance treatment
    Alison Karasz
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 28:517-25. 2004
    ..However, more research is needed to guide the development of effective treatment strategies...
  18. pmc Abnormal glucose metabolism among older men with or at risk of HIV infection
    A A Howard
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    HIV Med 7:389-96. 2006
    ..To determine factors associated with diabetes, insulin resistance, and abnormal glucose tolerance in older men with or at risk of HIV infection...
  19. pmc Successful treatment of chronic hepatitis C with pegylated interferon in combination with ribavirin in a methadone maintenance treatment program
    Alain H Litwin
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 37:32-40. 2009
    ....
  20. pmc Providers' experiences treating chronic pain among opioid-dependent drug users
    Karina M Berg
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:482-8. 2009
    ..Providers treating both chronic pain and addiction routinely make diagnostic and therapeutic decisions, but decision-making strategies in this context have not been well described...
  21. pmc Use of complementary and alternative medicine in inner-city persons with or at risk for HIV infection
    Felise B Milan
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 22:811-6. 2008
    ..CAM use among persons with or at risk for HIV infection due to drug use or high-risk heterosexual behaviors is common, and is used almost exclusively as an adjunct and not an alternative to conventional health care...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effects of pegylated interferon alfa-2b on the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic properties of methadone: a prospective, nonrandomized, crossover study in patients coinfected with hepatitis C and HIV receiving methadone maintenance treatment
    Steven I Berk
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Clin Ther 29:131-8. 2007
    ..However, pegIFN has been associated with adverse effects (AEs) that may simulate opioid withdrawal and be confused with insufficient methadone dosage...
  23. pmc Hepatitis C management by addiction medicine physicians: results from a national survey
    Alain H Litwin
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 33:99-105. 2007
    ..A significant minority of physicians were either providing HCV antiviral treatment or willing to provide HCV antiviral treatment...
  24. pmc Hepatitis C infection is associated with lower lipids and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein in HIV-infected men
    Michelle Floris-Moore
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 21:479-91. 2007
    ....
  25. pmc Current sexual activity and risky sexual behavior in older men with or at risk for HIV infection
    Nina A Cooperman
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 19:321-33. 2007
    ..These results suggest that older men with or at risk for HIV infection are sexually active, participate in risky sexual behavior, and need safer sex interventions...
  26. pmc Hospitalist care and length of stay in patients requiring complex discharge planning and close clinical monitoring
    William N Southern
    Department of Medicine, Weiler Hospital of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1825 Eastchester Rd, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1869-74. 2007
    ..We sought to determine whether patients with specific diagnoses or discharge needs account for the association between hospitalist care and reduced LOS...
  27. doi request reprint Intimate partner violence perpetration against main female partners among HIV-positive male injection drug users
    Victoria Frye
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:S101-9. 2007
    ..IPV assessment and treatment among HIV-positive men in HIV care is recommended as a way to prevent IPV perpetration and victimization and to reduce potential HIV transmission...
  28. pmc Association between alcohol consumption and both osteoporotic fracture and bone density
    Karina M Berg
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Am J Med 121:406-18. 2008
    ....
  29. pmc Teaching about Substance Abuse with Objective Structured Clinical Exams
    Sharon J Parish
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:453-9. 2006
    ..Although residents commonly manage substance abuse disorders, optimal approaches to teaching these specialized interviewing and intervention skills are unknown...
  30. pmc Validity of a self-reported history of a positive tuberculin skin test. A prospective study of drug users
    Hillary V Kunins
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:1039-44. 2004
    ..To define the prevalence of and factors associated with having a negative purified protein derivative (PPD) among persons who self-report a prior positive PPD and to define the safety of repeat testing in such persons...
  31. pmc Gender differences in factors associated with adherence to antiretroviral therapy
    Karina M Berg
    Division of Substance Abuse, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:1111-7. 2004
    ..To identify gender differences in social and behavioral factors associated with antiretroviral adherence...
  32. pmc Practical and conceptual challenges in measuring antiretroviral adherence
    Karina M Berg
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:S79-87. 2006
    ....
  33. pmc Rationale, design, and sample characteristics of a randomized controlled trial of directly observed antiretroviral therapy delivered in methadone clinics
    Karina M Berg
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 30:481-9. 2009
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Impact of adherence, knowledge, and quality of life on anticoagulation control
    Nichola J Davis
    Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461 2601, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 39:632-6. 2005
    ..However, it is unknown how adherence to warfarin, patient demographics, patient knowledge about therapy, and perceived impact of warfarin therapy on quality of life are associated with anticoagulation control...
  35. pmc Self-efficacy and depression as mediators of the relationship between pain and antiretroviral adherence
    Karina M Berg
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, USA
    AIDS Care 21:244-8. 2009
    ..HIV providers should recognize the potential impact of pain on antiretroviral adherence among current and former drug users...
  36. pmc The OSCE as a formative evaluation tool for substance abuse teaching
    Melissa R Stein
    Hub 2 Clinic, Bronx, New York, New York 10455, USA
    Med Educ 39:529-30. 2005
  37. pmc Disorders of glucose metabolism among HIV-infected women
    Andrea A Howard
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:1492-9. 2005
    ..However, most studies of glucose metabolism in HIV-infected patients have focused on men or have lacked appropriate control groups...
  38. ncbi request reprint HIV infection, drug use, and onset of natural menopause
    Ellie E Schoenbaum
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:1517-24. 2005
    ..To study the relationship of HIV infection and drug use with the onset of natural menopause...
  39. pmc Strategies to improve access to and utilization of health care services and adherence to antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected drug users
    Chinazo O Cunningham
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 46:218-32. 2011
    ..Further refinement and expansion of strategies to improve outcomes of HIV-infected drug users is warranted...
  40. ncbi request reprint Motivational interviewing for improving adherence to antiretroviral medications
    Nina A Cooperman
    Montefiore Medical Center, 111 East 210th Street, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 2:159-64. 2005
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary embolism in the elderly
    Andrew R Berman
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, 111 East 210th Street, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 19:157-75, viii. 2003
    ..Together, these factors contribute to the higher morbidity and mortality associated with PE in the elderly than in younger patients. This article reviews the risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment of PE as it applies to the elderly...
  42. ncbi request reprint Effect of alcohol consumption on diabetes mellitus: a systematic review
    Andrea A Howard
    Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:211-9. 2004
    ..Both diabetes mellitus and alcohol consumption are prevalent in the United States, yet physicians are poorly informed about how alcohol use affects risk for or management of diabetes...
  43. doi request reprint Are feelings of responsibility to limit the sexual transmission of HIV associated with safer sex among HIV-positive injection drug users?
    Mary H Latka
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:S88-95. 2007
    ..Working with HIV-positive IDUs to increase or reinforce feelings of responsibility may reduce the sexual transmission of HIV...
  44. ncbi request reprint Improving access to sterile syringes and safe syringe disposal for injection drug users in methadone maintenance treatment
    Jennifer McNeely
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 31:51-7. 2006
    ..Our findings suggest that drug treatment programs can serve an important role in reducing injection-related risk behavior by facilitating access to sterile syringes...
  45. doi request reprint Attribution of menopause symptoms in human immunodeficiency virus-infected or at-risk drug-using women
    Tonya M Johnson
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    Menopause 15:551-7. 2008
    ..To examine the relationship of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and attribution of menopausal symptoms...
  46. ncbi request reprint The use of nicotine-replacement therapy by hospitalized smokers
    N A Rigotti
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Program, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
    Am J Prev Med 17:255-9. 1999
    ..The extent of NRT use in the hospital setting is unknown. We describe the prevalence and patterns of NRT use in hospitalized smokers...
  47. ncbi request reprint Effects of methadone on QT-interval dispersion
    Mori J Krantz
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 25:1523-9. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effects of methadone on QT-interval dispersion...
  48. doi request reprint An intervention to improve advance emergency contraceptive prescribing practices among academic primary care physicians
    Mindy Sobota
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Contraception 78:131-5. 2008
    ..Primary care physicians care for reproductive-aged women, yet do not routinely counsel women about or prescribe contraceptives, including emergency contraception (EC)...
  49. pmc Teaching internal medicine resident physicians about Alcoholics Anonymous: a pilot study of an educational intervention
    Adam J Rose
    Section of General Internal Medicine and Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Veterans Administration Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118 2644, USA
    Subst Abus 27:5-11. 2006
    ..Our pilot study shows that a brief, didactic and experiential course can improve physician knowledge and attitudes about AA, and holds promise for improving physician interface with this commonly used intervention...
  50. ncbi request reprint Unprotected sex among HIV-positive injection drug-using women and their serodiscordant male partners: role of personal and partnership influences
    Mary H Latka
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, NY, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 42:222-8. 2006
    ..Multifaceted interventions that address personal, dyadic, and addiction problems are needed for HIV-positive injection drug-using women...
  51. ncbi request reprint Use of highly active antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected women: impact of HIV specialist care
    Lytt I Gardner
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 29:69-75. 2002
    ..To evaluate factors associated with use of HIV specialist care by women, and to determine whether medical indications for therapy validate lower rates of antiretroviral use in women not using HIV specialty care...
  52. doi request reprint Microsocial environmental influences on highly active antiretroviral therapy outcomes among active injection drug users: the role of informal caregiving and household factors
    Amy R Knowlton
    Department of Health, Behavior, and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:S110-9. 2007
    ..The findings suggest that adherence interventions for IDUs should promote existing informal HIV caregiving, living with supportive others, and positive medication-taking norms among social networks...
  53. doi request reprint Participants' descriptions of social support within a multisite intervention for HIV-seropositive injection drug users (INSPIRE)
    Shannon Gwin Mitchell
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:S55-63. 2007
    ....
  54. doi request reprint Acceptability of A-CASI by HIV-positive IDUs in a multisite, randomized, controlled trial of behavioral intervention (INSPIRE)
    Yuko Mizuno
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:S48-54. 2007
    ..Our research supports the feasibility and general acceptability of A-CASI with HIV-positive IDUs, and it suggests further research exploring the associations between A-CASI attitudes and characteristics of disadvantaged populations...
  55. doi request reprint Results from a randomized controlled trial of a peer-mentoring intervention to reduce HIV transmission and increase access to care and adherence to HIV medications among HIV-seropositive injection drug users
    David W Purcell
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:S35-47. 2007
    ..We sought to evaluate the efficacy of an intervention to reduce sexual and injection transmission risk behaviors and to increase utilization of medical care and adherence to HIV medications among this population...
  56. ncbi request reprint The impact of methadone induction on cardiac conduction in opiate users
    Bridget A Martell
    Ann Intern Med 139:154-5. 2003
  57. ncbi request reprint Impact of methadone treatment on cardiac repolarization and conduction in opioid users
    Bridget A Martell
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:915-8. 2005
    ..001) at 6 months, by 10.7 +/- 30 ms (p <0.001) at 12 months, and the QTc change from baseline to 12 months correlated with the trough (r = 0.37, p = 0.008) and peak (r = 0.32, p = 0.03) serum methadone concentrations...
  58. ncbi request reprint False reduction in serum methadone concentrations by BD Vacutainer serum separator tubes (SSTTM)
    Steven I Berk
    Clin Chem 52:1972-4. 2006
  59. ncbi request reprint Medications that prolong the QT interval
    Mori J Krantz
    JAMA 290:1025; author reply 1026. 2003
  60. ncbi request reprint Interpreting the association between HIV and bone mineral density
    Karina M Berg
    AIDS 21:785-6. 2007
  61. pmc Update in addiction medicine for the generalist
    Adam J Gordon
    Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1190-4. 2007
  62. doi request reprint Longitudinal correlates of health care-seeking behaviors among HIV-seropositive injection drug users: how can we intervene to improve health care utilization?
    James D Wilkinson
    Department of Pediatrics, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:S120-6. 2007
    ..To identify modifiable factors associated with health care utilization by HIV-negative seropositive injection drug users (IDUs)...