H J Murff

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Relationship between patient complaints and surgical complications
    H J Murff
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37212 2637, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 15:13-6. 2006
  2. pmc Race and family history assessment for breast cancer
    Harvey J Murff
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and Department of Veterans Affairs, Nashville, TN 37212 2637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:75-80. 2005
  3. pmc Near misses and research subjects
    H J Murff
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 15:228-9. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Does this patient have a family history of cancer? An evidence-based analysis of the accuracy of family cancer history
    Harvey J Murff
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and Department of Veterans Affairs, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Research Education and Clinical Center, Nashville, Tenn 37212 2637, USA
    JAMA 292:1480-9. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint The impact of family history of diabetes on glucose testing and counseling behavior in primary care
    Harvey J Murff
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:2247-8. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Detecting adverse events for patient safety research: a review of current methodologies
    Harvey J Murff
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, GRECC, 1310 24th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37212 2637, USA
    J Biomed Inform 36:131-43. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Primary care physician attitudes concerning follow-up of abnormal test results and ambulatory decision support systems
    H J Murff
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Department of Veterans Affairs, TVH, GRECC Unit, 1310 24th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Int J Med Inform 71:137-49. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of patient age on family cancer history
    Harvey J Murff
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Genet Med 8:438-42. 2006
  9. pmc Colonoscopy screening in African Americans and Whites with affected first-degree relatives
    Harvey J Murff
    Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Nashville, TN 37203 1738, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:625-31. 2008
  10. pmc Early initiation of colorectal cancer screening in individuals with affected first-degree relatives
    Harvey J Murff
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:121-6. 2007

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. pmc Relationship between patient complaints and surgical complications
    H J Murff
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37212 2637, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 15:13-6. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether an association exists between patient complaints and surgical complications...
  2. pmc Race and family history assessment for breast cancer
    Harvey J Murff
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and Department of Veterans Affairs, Nashville, TN 37212 2637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:75-80. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether differences exist in the collection of family history information based on patient race...
  3. pmc Near misses and research subjects
    H J Murff
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 15:228-9. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Does this patient have a family history of cancer? An evidence-based analysis of the accuracy of family cancer history
    Harvey J Murff
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and Department of Veterans Affairs, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Research Education and Clinical Center, Nashville, Tenn 37212 2637, USA
    JAMA 292:1480-9. 2004
    ..A family history of certain cancers is associated with an increased risk of developing cancer. Both cancer screening and genetic services referral decisions are often based on self-reported pedigree information...
  5. ncbi request reprint The impact of family history of diabetes on glucose testing and counseling behavior in primary care
    Harvey J Murff
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:2247-8. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Detecting adverse events for patient safety research: a review of current methodologies
    Harvey J Murff
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, GRECC, 1310 24th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37212 2637, USA
    J Biomed Inform 36:131-43. 2003
    ..But these systems will perform optimally only if we improve our understanding of the fundamental nature of errors and the ways in which the human mind can naturally, but erroneously, contribute to the problems that we observe...
  7. ncbi request reprint Primary care physician attitudes concerning follow-up of abnormal test results and ambulatory decision support systems
    H J Murff
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Department of Veterans Affairs, TVH, GRECC Unit, 1310 24th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Int J Med Inform 71:137-49. 2003
    ..Information systems could assist providers with abnormal test result tracking, yet little is known about primary care providers attitudes toward outpatient decision support systems...
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of patient age on family cancer history
    Harvey J Murff
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Genet Med 8:438-42. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to calculate the age-specific proportion of individuals reporting positive family histories for colon, breast, and prostate cancer...
  9. pmc Colonoscopy screening in African Americans and Whites with affected first-degree relatives
    Harvey J Murff
    Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Nashville, TN 37203 1738, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:625-31. 2008
    ..Racial differences in colon cancer mortality could be related to variations in screening of increased-risk individuals...
  10. pmc Early initiation of colorectal cancer screening in individuals with affected first-degree relatives
    Harvey J Murff
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:121-6. 2007
    ..Several guidelines recommend initiating colorectal cancer screening at age 40 for individuals with affected first-degree relatives, yet little evidence exists describing how often these individuals receive screening procedures...
  11. pmc The interaction of age and hormone replacement therapy on colon adenoma risk
    Harvey J Murff
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 31:161-5. 2007
    ..We re-evaluated this interaction and determined if this interaction may be explained by the longer duration of estrogen use in older, rather than younger, women...
  12. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening among men and women in the United States
    Neeraja B Peterson
    Center for Health Services Research, Division of General Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8300, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:57-65. 2007
    ..A few previous studies have shown that men were more likely than women to be screened for colorectal cancer (CRC)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk assessment: quality and impact of the family history interview
    Harvey J Murff
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:239-45. 2004
    ..Little data exist that evaluate the completeness of the family history interview in primary care...
  14. ncbi request reprint The comprehensiveness of family cancer history assessments in primary care
    Harvey J Murff
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37212 2637, USA
    Community Genet 10:174-80. 2007
    ..Accurate family history information is required for adequate breast and colorectal cancer risk assessments. Few studies have examined the comprehensiveness of the family medical history interview in primary care...
  15. pmc Papanicolaou testing among women in the southern United States
    Neeraja B Peterson
    Institute for Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8300, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:939-46. 2008
    ..We examined Pap testing among southern women, mostly of low income and educational status, to determine if rates were similar to those reported nationally and to examine which factors were related to receipt of Pap tests...
  16. doi request reprint The association of plasma fatty acids with prostate cancer risk in African Americans and Africans
    Flora A Ukoli
    Dept of Surgery, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN 37208, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 21:127-47. 2010
    ..These preliminary findings need to be further explored in a larger study that will include risk analysis of fatty-acid ratios to clarify their combined impact on PCa risk...
  17. pmc Race and socioeconomic status are independently associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Jay H Fowke
    Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37203 1738, USA
    J Urol 180:2091-6; discussion 2096. 2008
    ..We investigated racial differences in and surgical intervention for benign prostatic hyperplasia in a large and predominantly low income population...
  18. pmc Electronically screening discharge summaries for adverse medical events
    Harvey J Murff
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 10:339-50. 2003
    ..The authors hypothesized that discharge summaries would include information on adverse events, and they developed and evaluated an electronic method for screening medical discharge summaries for adverse events...
  19. ncbi request reprint Assessment of adverse drug events among patients in a tertiary care medical center
    Philip E Johnston
    Department of Pharmaceutical Services, Vanderbilt University Medical Center VUMC, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:2218-27. 2006
    ..Specific patient and clinical characteristics associated with an increased risk of sustaining an adverse event (AE) were identified...
  20. ncbi request reprint Patient satisfaction profiling of individual physicians: impact of panel status
    Harvey J Murff
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Division of General Internal Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 10:553-61. 2004
    ..We evaluated whether panel status (whether or not a physician is accepting new patients) is associated with patient satisfaction with their primary care physician (PCP)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Understanding of drug indications by ambulatory care patients
    Stephen D Persell
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611 2927, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 61:2523-7. 2004
    ..Patients' knowledge of the indications of their prescription medications was studied and those medications that were most likely to be taken without patients understanding the correct indication were identified...
  22. pmc A prospective study of dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids and colorectal cancer risk in Chinese women
    Harvey J Murff
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37203 1738, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2283-91. 2009
    ..03). These results suggest that dietary PUFA and the ratio of n-6 to n-3 PUFA intake may be positively associated with colorectal cancer risk, and this association may be mediated in part through PGE(2) production...
  23. ncbi request reprint Research participant safety and systems factors in general clinical research centers
    Harvey J Murff
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, GRECC, Nashville, TN, USA
    IRB 28:8-14. 2006
  24. pmc Use of colonoscopy and flexible sigmoidoscopy among African Americans and whites in a low-income population
    Neeraja B Peterson
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A28. 2008
  25. ncbi request reprint Hospital workload and adverse events
    Joel S Weissman
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Med Care 45:448-55. 2007
    ..Hospitals are under pressure to increase revenue and lower costs, and at the same time, they face dramatic variation in clinical demand...
  26. ncbi request reprint General clinical research center staff nurse perceptions and behaviors regarding informed consent: results of a national survey
    Harvey J Murff
    Department of Veterans Affairs, USA
    IRB 28:8-12. 2006
  27. pmc Adverse drug events occurring following hospital discharge
    Alan J Forster
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Ottawa Health Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 20:317-23. 2005
    ..To describe the incidence of adverse drug events (ADEs), preventable ADEs, and ameliorable ADEs occurring after hospital discharge and their associated risk factors...
  28. ncbi request reprint "I wish I had seen this test result earlier!": Dissatisfaction with test result management systems in primary care
    Eric G Poon
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass 02120, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:2223-8. 2004
    ..Therefore, we sought to identify problems in current test result management systems and possible ways to improve these systems...
  29. ncbi request reprint The incidence and severity of adverse events affecting patients after discharge from the hospital
    Alan J Forster
    University of Ottawa, F654 1053 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 4E9, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 138:161-7. 2003
    ..Studies of hospitalized patients identify safety as a significant problem, but few data are available regarding injuries occurring after discharge. Patients may be vulnerable during this transition period...
  30. ncbi request reprint Changing incident diabetes regimens: a Veterans Administration cohort study from 2000 to 2005
    Mary Margaret Huizinga
    Diabetes Care 30:e85. 2007