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..Although some of the factors associated with lack of testing were identified, further studies on the barriers to HIV testing are needed to reveal potential approaches to increase rates of HIV testing in this high-risk population...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Practice corner: using clinical prediction rulesThomas McGinn
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
ACP J Club 137:A11-2. 2002
- 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...
- 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
- 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..We feel that these educational programs have helped EBM to bridge the gap between the classroom and the exam room...
- 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...
- 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
- 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...
- 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..It helped inform students' and residents' patient care at the time and their attitudes towards future patients. Hence, it is both practical and useful to perform formal EBM attending rounds...
- 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....
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...