Ethan A Halm

Summary

Affiliation: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical and operative predictors of outcomes of carotid endarterectomy
    Ethan A Halm
    Department of Health Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Vasc Surg 42:420-8. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Assessing the relationship between language proficiency and asthma morbidity among inner-city asthmatics
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA
    Med Care 47:243-9. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Association between minor and major surgical complications after carotid endarterectomy: results of the New York Carotid Artery Surgery study
    Alexander J Greenstein
    Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:1138-44; discussion 1145-6. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Inadequate health literacy is associated with suboptimal health beliefs in older asthmatics
    Alex D Federman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Asthma 47:620-6. 2010
  5. doi request reprint The relationship between perceived stress and morbidity among adult inner-city asthmatics
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Asthma 47:100-4. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms, low adherence, and poor asthma outcomes in the elderly
    Katherine A Krauskopf
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Asthma 50:260-6. 2013
  7. pmc Asthma beliefs are associated with medication adherence in older asthmatics
    Anastasia Sofianou
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1087, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:67-73. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Dietary indiscretion and statin use
    Devin M Mann
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1470 Madison Avenue, Box 1087, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 82:951-7. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Assessing the validity of self-reported medication adherence among inner-city asthmatic adults: the Medication Adherence Report Scale for Asthma
    Jessica L Cohen
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 103:325-31. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Barriers to adherence to asthma management guidelines among inner-city primary care providers
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 101:264-70. 2008

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Publications69

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical and operative predictors of outcomes of carotid endarterectomy
    Ethan A Halm
    Department of Health Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Vasc Surg 42:420-8. 2005
    ..This study identifies the clinical, radiographic, surgical, and anesthesia variables that are independent predictors of deaths and stroke following carotid endarterectomy...
  2. doi request reprint Assessing the relationship between language proficiency and asthma morbidity among inner-city asthmatics
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA
    Med Care 47:243-9. 2009
    ..Patient-provider communication is essential for high-quality asthma care. The objective of this study was to assess the potential relationship of language barriers with outcomes of inner-city asthmatics...
  3. ncbi request reprint Association between minor and major surgical complications after carotid endarterectomy: results of the New York Carotid Artery Surgery study
    Alexander J Greenstein
    Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:1138-44; discussion 1145-6. 2007
    ..This study used data from a large, population-based cohort study to describe the incidence of minor surgical complications after CEA and examine associations between minor and major complications...
  4. doi request reprint Inadequate health literacy is associated with suboptimal health beliefs in older asthmatics
    Alex D Federman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Asthma 47:620-6. 2010
    ..To examine the relationship between suboptimal asthma beliefs and inadequate health literacy among older adults with asthma...
  5. doi request reprint The relationship between perceived stress and morbidity among adult inner-city asthmatics
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Asthma 47:100-4. 2010
    ..Further research is needed to identify mechanisms mediating the association between stress and asthma morbidity in adults...
  6. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms, low adherence, and poor asthma outcomes in the elderly
    Katherine A Krauskopf
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Asthma 50:260-6. 2013
    ..To examine the impact of depressive symptoms on asthma outcomes and medication adherence in inner-city elderly patients with asthma...
  7. pmc Asthma beliefs are associated with medication adherence in older asthmatics
    Anastasia Sofianou
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1087, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:67-73. 2013
    ..Empirical research and health policies on asthma have focused on children and young adults, even though asthma morbidity and mortality are higher among older asthmatics...
  8. ncbi request reprint Dietary indiscretion and statin use
    Devin M Mann
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1470 Madison Avenue, Box 1087, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 82:951-7. 2007
    ..After 6 months of statin use, no significant change in saturated fat intake was noted...
  9. ncbi request reprint Assessing the validity of self-reported medication adherence among inner-city asthmatic adults: the Medication Adherence Report Scale for Asthma
    Jessica L Cohen
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 103:325-31. 2009
    ..A validated tool to assess adherence with inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) could help physicians and researchers determine whether poor asthma control is due to poor adherence or severe intrinsic asthma...
  10. doi request reprint Barriers to adherence to asthma management guidelines among inner-city primary care providers
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 101:264-70. 2008
    ..Unfortunately, provider adherence to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) guidelines remains low...
  11. doi request reprint Predictors of adherence to diabetes medications: the role of disease and medication beliefs
    Devin M Mann
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1 Gustave Levy Place, Box 1087, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Behav Med 32:278-84. 2009
    ..These suboptimal beliefs are potentially modifiable and are logical targets for educational interventions to improve diabetes self-management...
  12. doi request reprint Impact of positive and negative beliefs about inhaled corticosteroids on adherence in inner-city asthmatic patients
    Diego Ponieman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 103:38-42. 2009
    ..Daily inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) use is the cornerstone of asthma management, although it is often suboptimal, especially in inner-city populations...
  13. doi request reprint The association between language proficiency and outcomes of elderly patients with asthma
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 109:179-84. 2012
    ..Asthma is a growing cause of morbidity for elderly Americans and is highly prevalent among Hispanic people in the United States. The inability to speak English poses a barrier to patient-provider communication...
  14. pmc Effect of inpatient quality of care on functional outcomes in patients with hip fracture
    Albert L Siu
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Med Care 44:862-9. 2006
    ..RESEARCH DESIGN AND PARTICIPANTS: We undertook a prospective cohort study in 4 hospitals of 554 patients treated with surgery for hip fracture...
  15. pmc Physical therapy and mobility 2 and 6 months after hip fracture
    Joan D Penrod
    Program of Research on Serious Physical and Mental Illness and Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Bronx Veterans Affairs Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1114-20. 2004
    ..To examine the relationship between early physical therapy (PT), later therapy, and mobility 2 and 6 months after hip fracture...
  16. pmc Misconceptions about diabetes and its management among low-income minorities with diabetes
    Devin M Mann
    1Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:591-3. 2009
    ..To determine diabetic patients' knowledge and beliefs about the disease and medications that could hinder optimal disease management...
  17. pmc Beliefs about generic drugs among elderly adults in hospital-based primary care practices
    Alice Iosifescu
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 73:377-83. 2008
    ..This study aimed to characterize seniors' beliefs about generic drugs, and examine potential correlates of these beliefs, including socioeconomic and health status variables, health literacy, and physician communication skills...
  18. ncbi request reprint Radiotherapy and chemotherapy for elderly patients with stage I-II unresected lung cancer
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1087, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Eur Respir J 40:957-64. 2012
    ..Randomised trials are needed to clarify the balance of benefits and risk of CRT in unresected patients...
  19. pmc The effect of perioperative anemia on clinical and functional outcomes in patients with hip fracture
    Ethan A Halm
    Department of Health Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 18:369-74. 2004
    ..To describe the epidemiology of perioperative anemia in patients with hip fracture and assess the relationship between the hemoglobin measurements and clinical outcomes...
  20. pmc Health literacy and cognitive performance in older adults
    Alex D Federman
    Division of General Internal Medicine Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1475-80. 2009
    ..To study the relationship between health literacy and memory and verbal fluency in older adults...
  21. ncbi request reprint Frequency and impact of active clinical issues and new impairments on hospital discharge in patients with hip fracture
    Ethan A Halm
    Department of Health Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:108-13. 2003
    ..Hip fracture is associated with significant mortality and disability. Patients who are discharged from the hospital with active clinical problems may have worse outcomes than those patients without active clinical problems...
  22. doi request reprint Outcomes after adjuvant platinum-based chemotherapy in elderly NSCLC patients with T4 disease
    Keith Sigel
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:1013-9. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the association of adjuvant chemotherapy with survival and toxicity among these patients...
  23. pmc Use of herbal remedies and adherence to inhaled corticosteroids among inner-city asthmatic patients
    Angkana Roy
    Department of Pediatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 104:132-8. 2010
    ..However, it is unclear whether use of the herbal remedies is associated with decreased adherence to inhaled corticosteroids (ICSs), a key component of asthma management...
  24. pmc Awareness of pharmaceutical cost-assistance programs among inner-city seniors
    Alex D Federman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 7:117-29. 2009
    ..Lack of awareness may be a significant barrier to participation by low- and middle-income seniors in pharmaceutical cost-assistance programs...
  25. ncbi request reprint Predicting medical and surgical complications of carotid endarterectomy: comparing the risk indexes
    Matthew J Press
    Department of Health Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:914-20. 2006
    ..Several generic cardiac risk assessment tools predict perioperative cardiac complications, but their ability to predict a broader range of medical, neurologic, and surgical complications is unknown...
  26. ncbi request reprint Quality and access to care among a cohort of inner-city adults with asthma: who gets guideline concordant care?
    Ethan A Halm
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Box 1087, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Chest 128:1943-50. 2005
    ..This study measured whether quality and access to care over time was concordant with National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP) guidelines. It also identified factors associated with NAEPP guideline-concordant care...
  27. pmc The association of health literacy with illness and medication beliefs among older adults with asthma
    Alex D Federman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 92:273-8. 2013
    ..Suboptimal health literacy (HL) and asthma beliefs are associated with poor asthma self-management and outcomes. We tested the hypothesis that low HL is associated with inaccurate beliefs...
  28. doi request reprint Perennial allergen-specific immunoglobulin E levels among inner-city elderly asthmatics
    Paula Jane Busse
    Division of Clinical Immunology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1425 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10029, U S A
    J Asthma 47:781-5. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to access the prevalence of sensitization to indoor allergens in older compared to younger inner-city adults with persistent asthma...
  29. doi request reprint Detection of immunological biomarkers correlated with asthma control and quality of life measurements in sera from chronic asthmatic patients
    Sangita P Patil
    Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029 6574, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 106:205-13. 2011
    ..Clinical outcomes of patients with asthma are highly variable. Immunological biomarkers associated with asthma control have not been elucidated...
  30. doi request reprint Inhaler device, administration technique, and adherence to inhaled corticosteroids in patients with asthma
    Angkana Roy
    Department of Pediatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Prim Care Respir J 20:148-54. 2011
    ..To compare inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) inhaler type with user technique and ICS medication adherence among adults with asthma...
  31. ncbi request reprint Determinants of adherence to influenza vaccination among inner-city adults with persistent asthma
    Richard Lyn-Cook
    Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, NY, USA
    Prim Care Respir J 16:229-35. 2007
    ..Despite guideline recommendation, influenza vaccination rates among asthmatic patients remain low. The objective of this study was to identify health beliefs associated with vaccination adherence in asthmatic patients...
  32. pmc Use of stroke secondary prevention services: are there disparities in care?
    Joseph S Ross
    Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10029, USA
    Stroke 40:1811-9. 2009
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  33. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between indoor allergen sensitization and asthma morbidity in inner-city adults
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 120:113-20. 2007
    ..Sensitivity and exposure to indoor allergens is associated with increased asthma morbidity in inner-city children. However, it is unknown whether sensitization is associated with worse asthma in adults...
  34. ncbi request reprint Changing use of hormone therapy among minority women since the Women's Health Initiative
    Ira M Helenius
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Menopause 14:216-22. 2007
    ....
  35. pmc Survival and risk of adverse events in older patients receiving postoperative adjuvant chemotherapy for resected stages II-IIIA lung cancer: observational cohort study
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1087, New York, NY 10029, USA
    BMJ 343:d4013. 2011
    ..To compare the survival and risk of serious adverse events in older patients with stages II-IIIA non-small cell lung cancer treated with or without postoperative platinum based chemotherapy...
  36. ncbi request reprint Use of generic cardiovascular medications by elderly Medicare beneficiaries receiving generalist or cardiologist care
    Alex D Federman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York 10029, USA
    Med Care 45:109-15. 2007
    ..Physicians play a key role in determining use of generics and specialty may be a particularly influential factor...
  37. ncbi request reprint Sydenham Society: assessing the appropriateness of carotid endarterectomy
    Ethan A Halm
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1087, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:203-7. 2007
  38. ncbi request reprint Revisiting the appropriateness of carotid endarterectomy
    Ethan A Halm
    MPH, Department of Health Policy and Medicine, Box 1077, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Stroke 34:1464-71. 2003
    ..Since publication of several randomized controlled trials (RCTs), rates of carotid endarterectomy have doubled nationwide. This study assesses the appropriateness and use of carotid endarterectomy since publication of the RCTs...
  39. ncbi request reprint No symptoms, no asthma: the acute episodic disease belief is associated with poor self-management among inner-city adults with persistent asthma
    Ethan A Halm
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Box 1087, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Chest 129:573-80. 2006
    ..This study sought to characterize beliefs about the chronicity of disease and its correlates in a cohort of inner-city adults with persistent asthma...
  40. pmc Postoperative radiotherapy for elderly patients with stage III lung cancer
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Cancer 118:4478-85. 2012
    ..By using population-based data, the authors of this report compared the survival of a concurrent cohort of elderly patients who had N2 disease treated with and without PORT...
  41. ncbi request reprint Food allergy as a risk factor for asthma morbidity in adults
    Stephen H Berns
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Asthma 44:377-81. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the relationship between food allergy and asthma morbidity in adults...
  42. ncbi request reprint Hospital readmissions after hospital discharge for hip fracture: surgical and nonsurgical causes and effect on outcomes
    Kenneth S Boockvar
    Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1 Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1070, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:399-403. 2003
    ..To examine the causes of hospital readmission after hip fracture and the relationships between hospital readmission and 6-month physical function and mortality...
  43. pmc Patient relocation in the 6 months after hip fracture: risk factors for fragmented care
    Kenneth S Boockvar
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Bronx Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 130 W Kingsbridge Road, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1826-31. 2004
    ..To describe the incidence and patterns of patient relocation after hip fracture, identify factors associated with relocation, and examine effect of relocation on outcomes...
  44. ncbi request reprint Predictors of asthma-related health care utilization and quality of life among inner-city patients with asthma
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 116:636-42. 2005
    ..Asthma morbidity and mortality are highest among minority inner-city populations...
  45. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in lung cancer survival: do tumors behave differently in elderly women?
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Pulmonary, Critical Care, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:1705-12. 2007
    ..This study sought to assess sex differences in the natural history of lung cancer after controlling for unrelated causes of death and type of treatment...
  46. ncbi request reprint Allergen sensitization evaluation and allergen avoidance education in an inner-city adult cohort with persistent asthma
    Paula J Busse
    Department of Clinical Immunology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 116:146-52. 2005
    ..The National Asthma Education and Prevention Program Expert Panel recommends that all patients with moderate and severe persistent asthma be evaluated for sensitization to environmental allergens...
  47. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative imaging: does it really improve perioperative outcomes of carotid endarterectomy?
    Caron B Rockman
    Division of Vascular Surgery, New York University Medical Center, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Semin Vasc Surg 20:236-43. 2007
    ..Selective use of these imaging or assessment techniques when the surgeon has a specific concern regarding the technical outcomes of the operation appears to be a reasonable alternative...
  48. doi request reprint Lymph node ratio as a prognostic factor in elderly patients with pathological N1 non-small cell lung cancer
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1087, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Thorax 66:287-93. 2011
    ..A study was undertaken to evaluate whether involvement of a higher number of N1 LNs is associated with worse survival independent of known prognostic factors...
  49. ncbi request reprint Predictors of adherence to statins for primary prevention
    Devin M Mann
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1470 Madison Ave, Box 1087, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Cardiovasc Drugs Ther 21:311-6. 2007
    ..This prospective study was designed to identify potentially modifiable patient factors including medication, disease, and diet beliefs related to statin adherence...
  50. pmc Persistent depression affects adherence to secondary prevention behaviors after acute coronary syndromes
    Ian M Kronish
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1178-83. 2006
    ..Poor adherence to secondary prevention behaviors may be a mediator of the relationship between depression and increased mortality...
  51. doi request reprint Limited resection for the treatment of patients with stage IA lung cancer
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Surg 251:550-4. 2010
    ..The objective of the study was to compare survival after lobectomy and limited resection among Medicare patients with lung cancer...
  52. ncbi request reprint Limited impact of a multicenter intervention to improve the quality and efficiency of pneumonia care
    Ethan A Halm
    Department of Health Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Chest 126:100-7. 2004
    ..To evaluate the impact of a multifactorial intervention to improve the quality, efficiency, and patient understanding of care for community-acquired pneumonia...
  53. ncbi request reprint Using structured debate to teach a controversial topic: mammography for women in their 40s
    Ira M Helenius
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical School, New York, New York, USA
    Teach Learn Med 18:292-6. 2006
    ..Debate is an educational tool that lends itself to teaching about controversial topics and improving communication skills but is underused in medical education...
  54. pmc Association of income and prescription drug coverage with generic medication use among older adults with hypertension
    Alex D Federman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1470 Madison Ave, Box 1087, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:611-8. 2006
    ..To determine whether low-income seniors and those without prescription drug coverage are more likely to use generic cardiovascular drugs than more affluent and better insured adults...
  55. ncbi request reprint The magnitude of an iatrogenic disorder: a systematic review of the incidence of venous thromboembolism for general medical inpatients
    Andrew S Dunn
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1470 Madison Ave, Box 1087, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Thromb Haemost 95:758-62. 2006
    ..Further studies are needed to more precisely define a low risk group for whom anticoagulant prophylaxis is unnecessary...
  56. ncbi request reprint Ethnic disparities in the treatment of stage I non-small cell lung cancer
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Divison of General Internal Medicine, Department of Health Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1087, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:1158-63. 2005
    ..Important variations exist in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer. Because resection is the most effective treatment for patients with early disease, disparities in surgical rates can generate considerable differences in outcomes...
  57. pmc Association of timing of surgery for hip fracture and patient outcomes
    Gretchen M Orosz
    Department of Geriatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    JAMA 291:1738-43. 2004
    ..Previous studies of surgical timing in patients with hip fracture have yielded conflicting findings on mortality and have not focused on functional outcomes...
  58. ncbi request reprint Follow-up of markedly elevated serum potassium results in the ambulatory setting: implications for patient safety
    Carlton R Moore
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1470 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Med Qual 21:115-24. 2006
    ..The median time to a repeat potassium level was 6 days (range, 0-445). Patients > or = 65 years old had a lower likelihood of having repeat testing within 1 week (odds ratio = 0.38, P = .03)...
  59. ncbi request reprint Effects of blood transfusion on clinical and functional outcomes in patients with hip fracture
    Ethan A Halm
    Department of Health Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Transfusion 43:1358-65. 2003
    ..The effects of transfusion on morbidity and mortality are controversial. The influence of transfusion on risk-adjusted mortality, readmissions, and functional mobility was examined...
  60. ncbi request reprint Is volume related to outcome in health care? A systematic review and methodologic critique of the literature
    Ethan A Halm
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Health Policy, Box 1077, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Ann Intern Med 137:511-20. 2002
    ..To systematically review the methodologic rigor of the research on volume and outcomes and to summarize the magnitude and significance of the association between them...
  61. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice. Management of community-acquired pneumonia
    Ethan A Halm
    Department of Health Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York 10029, USA
    N Engl J Med 347:2039-45. 2002
  62. ncbi request reprint Instability on hospital discharge and the risk of adverse outcomes in patients with pneumonia
    Ethan A Halm
    Department of Health Policy, Box 1077, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1278-84. 2002
    ..Investigating claims that patients are being sent home from the hospital "quicker and sicker" requires a way of objectively measuring appropriateness of hospital discharge...
  63. ncbi request reprint Primary closure of the carotid artery is associated with poorer outcomes during carotid endarterectomy
    Caron B Rockman
    Department of Surgery, New York University School of Medicine, NY 10016, USA
    J Vasc Surg 42:870-7. 2005
    ..The optimal method of arterial reconstruction remains a matter of controversy. The objective of this study was to determine the effect of the method of arterial reconstruction during CEA on perioperative outcome...
  64. pmc Low levels of awareness of pharmaceutical cost-assistance programs among inner-city seniors
    Alex D Federman
    JAMA 300:1412-4. 2008
  65. doi request reprint Preventive services use among women seen by gynecologists, general medical physicians, or both
    Beth G Lewis
    Department of Medicine, Saint Peters University Hospital, Drexel University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:945-52. 2008
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  66. pmc Improving physicians' knowledge of the costs of common medications and willingness to consider costs when prescribing
    Lisa M Korn
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:31-7. 2003
    ..To determine the effectiveness of an educational intervention designed to improve physicians' knowledge of drug costs and foster willingness to consider costs when prescribing...
  67. pmc Physician awareness and self-reported use of local and national guidelines for community-acquired pneumonia
    Galen E Switzer
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:816-23. 2003
    ..To assess physician awareness and reported use of medical guidelines for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), and to identify factors associated with variations in awareness and use of these guidelines...
  68. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for community-acquired pneumonia: are they reflected in practice?
    Scott A Flanders
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Treat Respir Med 3:67-77. 2004
    ..Increased attention to these factors will be needed if professional society practice guidelines are to fulfill their promise as tools for improving the quality and outcomes of care for patients with pneumonia...
  69. doi request reprint Using the common sense model to design interventions for the prevention and management of chronic illness threats: from description to process
    Lisa M McAndrew
    Center for the Study of Health Beliefs and Behavior, Institute for Health, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Br J Health Psychol 13:195-204. 2008
    ....