T G McGinn
Affiliation: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
- Users' guides to the medical literature: XXII: how to use articles about clinical decision rules. Evidence-Based Medicine Working GroupT G McGinn
Adult Primary Care, Mount Sinai Medical Center, One Gustave Levy Place, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
JAMA 284:79-84. 2000..Level 1 CDRs have the potential to inform clinical judgment, to change clinical behavior, and to reduce unnecessary costs, while maintaining quality of care and patient satisfaction. JAMA. 2000;284:79-84..
- Validation of a hepatitis C screening tool in primary careThomas McGinn
Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1470 Madison Ave, Box 1087, New York, NY 10029, USA
Arch Intern Med 168:2009-13. 2008..We sought to prospectively derive and validate a clinical predication tool to assist primary care providers in identifying patients who should be tested for HCV antibodies...
- Deciding whether to screen patients for abdominal aortic aneurysmThomas McGinn
Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
Mt Sinai J Med 75:149-52. 2008
- Treating chronic hepatitis C in the primary care settingThomas G McGinn
Division of General Internal Medicine, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
Semin Liver Dis 25:65-71. 2005..Our program may provide a useful model for increasing hepatitis C literacy among primary care providers and for extending treatment to a broader population of patients with hepatitis C...
- Validation and modification of streptococcal pharyngitis clinical prediction rulesThomas G McGinn
Department of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1470 Madison Ave, Box 1087, New York, NY 10029, USA
Mayo Clin Proc 78:289-93. 2003..To validate a simplified version of the Walsh clinical prediction rules (CPRs) for the presence of streptococcal pharyngitis in an inner-city, ethnically diverse population...
- Prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus testing in patients with hepatitis B and C infectionAlysa Krain
Division of International Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
Mayo Clin Proc 79:51-6. 2004..To determine the proportion of patients with hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) who are adequately assessed for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and to identify variables associated with absence of HIV testing...
- Perioperative management of patients on oral anticoagulants: a decision analysisAndrew S Dunn
Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
Med Decis Making 25:387-97. 2005....
- Hepatitis C in an urban cohort: who's not being treated?David Alfandre
Department of Veterans Affairs, National Center for Ethics in Health Care, New York, NY 10010, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 20:1068-78. 2009..Further research is needed to understand how factors around initiation interact and how interventions can overcome them...
- HIV and HCV health beliefs in an inner-city communityK Krauskopf
Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
J Viral Hepat 18:785-91. 2011..Thus, study participants had significantly less accurate health beliefs about HCV than about HIV. Targeting inaccuracies might improve public health interventions to foster healthier behaviours and better hepatitis C outcomes...
- Practice corner: using clinical prediction rulesThomas McGinn
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
ACP J Club 137:A11-2. 2002
- Validation of a model to predict perioperative mortality from lung cancer resection in the elderlyMax Kates
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 179:390-5. 2009..Surgical resection is the mainstay therapy for localized non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), yet elderly patients are less likely to be treated due to concerns about morbidity and mortality related to surgery...
- Teaching evidence-based medicine: a regional dissemination modelRosanne M Leipzig
Brookdale Geriatrics and Adult Development Department, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
Teach Learn Med 15:204-9. 2003..Lack of faculty skilled in practicing and teaching EBM limits the ability to train residents in this area...
- Beliefs about generic drugs among elderly adults in hospital-based primary care practicesAlice 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...
- Mixing it up: integrating evidence-based medicine and patient careDeborah Korenstein
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York University, New York, NY 10029, USA
Acad Med 77:741-2. 2002..To teach internal medicine residents to use evidence-based medicine (EBM) in their interactions with patients by creating curricula that integrate EBM into clinical topics in internal medicine...
- An evidence-based approach to the diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis: beyond the ultrasound reportAndrew Dunn
Division of General Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 50:577-80. 2002
- Validity of clinical prediction rules for isolating inpatients with suspected tuberculosis. A systematic reviewJuan P Wisnivesky
Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY USA
J Gen Intern Med 20:947-52. 2005..The purpose of this study is to systematically review decision rules to predict the patient's risk for active pulmonary TB at the time of admission to the hospital...
- Internists training medical residents in pelvic examination: impact of an educational programCheryl E Goldstein
Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
Teach Learn Med 17:274-8. 2005..Pelvic examination is an important component of the primary care of women by internists, but training beyond medical school is rare...
- A method for real-time, evidence-based general medical attending roundsThomas McGinn
Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York 10029, USA
Acad Med 77:1150-2. 2002..To assess the utility and practicality of an evidence-based format in internal medicine attending rounds...
- Tips for learners of evidence-based medicine: 3. Measures of observer variability (kappa statistic)Thomas McGinn
Department of Medicine, Mount Sinal Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
CMAJ 171:1369-73. 2004
- Healthcare and the long haul: Long distance truck drivers--a medically underserved populationAndrew J Solomon
Department of Medical Education, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, New York 10029 6574, USA
Am J Ind Med 46:463-71. 2004..Long distance trucking is associated with significant health risks. However, to our knowledge no published data exist regarding healthcare service access by the estimated two million long-haul truckers in the United States...
- An evidence-based domestic violence education program for internal medicine residentsDeborah Korenstein
Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Box 1087, 1 Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
Teach Learn Med 15:262-6. 2003..Domestic violence (DV) is prevalent but often unrecognized, and it is a challenge to teach. This article presents an evidence-based DV education program for medical residents and incorporates it into a women's medicine curriculum...
- Hypertension management in minority communities: a clinician surveyCheryl E Goldstein
Division of General Internal Medicine, 2E3 37 Walter C Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
J Gen Intern Med 23:81-6. 2008..Rates of blood pressure (BP) control are lower in minority populations compared to whites...
- Lung cancer. Screening, counseling, and treating long-term smokersJuan P Wisnivesky
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
Geriatrics 57:28-32. 2002..At the very least, all patients who smoke should be counseled to quit and offered proven pharmacotherapies...