Rongwei Fu

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Affiliation: Oregon Health and Science University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A Beta-mixture model for assessing genetic population structure
    Rongwei Fu
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Biometrics 67:1073-82. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Bayesian models for the analysis of genetic structure when populations are correlated
    Rongwei Fu
    Department of Statistics, U 4120, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 4120, USA
    Bioinformatics 21:1516-29. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Conducting quantitative synthesis when comparing medical interventions: AHRQ and the Effective Health Care Program
    Rongwei Fu
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Evidence Based Practice Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:1187-97. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Estimating risk of breast cancer in carriers of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations: a meta-analytic approach
    Rongwei Fu
    Oregon Evidence Based Practice Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Stat Med 26:1775-87. 2007
  5. doi request reprint New insights on vaginal birth after cesarean: can it be predicted?
    Karen B Eden
    Oregon Evidence Based Practice Center, Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, School of Nursing, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239 3098, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:967-81. 2010
  6. pmc High-resolution steady-state cerebral blood volume maps in patients with central nervous system neoplasms using ferumoxytol, a superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticle
    Csanad G Varallyay
    Department of Neurology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 33:780-6. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Use of medications to reduce risk for primary breast cancer: a systematic review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Heidi D Nelson
    Pacific Northwest Evidence based Practice Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Mailcode BICC, 3181 Southwest Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    Ann Intern Med 158:604-14. 2013
  8. pmc Characteristics of physicians receiving large payments from pharmaceutical companies and the accuracy of their disclosures in publications: an observational study
    Susan L Norris
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Mail Code BICC, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    BMC Med Ethics 13:24. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Author's specialty and conflicts of interest contribute to conflicting guidelines for screening mammography
    Susan L Norris
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 65:725-33. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Screening for HIV: a review of the evidence for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Roger Chou
    Oregon Evidence Based Practice Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:55-73. 2005

Detail Information

Publications62

  1. doi request reprint A Beta-mixture model for assessing genetic population structure
    Rongwei Fu
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Biometrics 67:1073-82. 2011
    ..We illustrate the method with two examples, one using dominant marker data from a rare orchid and the other using codominant marker data from human populations...
  2. ncbi request reprint Bayesian models for the analysis of genetic structure when populations are correlated
    Rongwei Fu
    Department of Statistics, U 4120, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 4120, USA
    Bioinformatics 21:1516-29. 2005
    ..This formulation incorporates the correlation among populations as well as extending the model to data with different clusters of populations...
  3. doi request reprint Conducting quantitative synthesis when comparing medical interventions: AHRQ and the Effective Health Care Program
    Rongwei Fu
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Evidence Based Practice Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:1187-97. 2011
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Estimating risk of breast cancer in carriers of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations: a meta-analytic approach
    Rongwei Fu
    Oregon Evidence Based Practice Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Stat Med 26:1775-87. 2007
    ..45 per cent (37.39, 57.72 per cent) and 31.85 per cent (23.72, 41.26 per cent) by 75 years old, respectively. For those with family history, risks of breast cancer conferred by BRCA mutations appear to be higher...
  5. doi request reprint New insights on vaginal birth after cesarean: can it be predicted?
    Karen B Eden
    Oregon Evidence Based Practice Center, Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, School of Nursing, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239 3098, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:967-81. 2010
    ..To evaluate existing vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) screening tools and to identify additional factors that may predict VBAC or failed trial of labor...
  6. pmc High-resolution steady-state cerebral blood volume maps in patients with central nervous system neoplasms using ferumoxytol, a superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticle
    Csanad G Varallyay
    Department of Neurology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 33:780-6. 2013
    ..Physiologic imaging using nanoparticles will be beneficial in visualizing CNS pathologies with high vascularity that may or may not correspond with blood-brain barrier abnormalities...
  7. doi request reprint Use of medications to reduce risk for primary breast cancer: a systematic review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Heidi D Nelson
    Pacific Northwest Evidence based Practice Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Mailcode BICC, 3181 Southwest Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    Ann Intern Med 158:604-14. 2013
    ..Medications to reduce risk for primary breast cancer are recommended for women at increased risk; however, use is low...
  8. pmc Characteristics of physicians receiving large payments from pharmaceutical companies and the accuracy of their disclosures in publications: an observational study
    Susan L Norris
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Mail Code BICC, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    BMC Med Ethics 13:24. 2012
    ..Our objectives were to describe physician recipients of large total payments from these seven companies, and to examine discrepancies between these payments and conflict of interest (COI) disclosures in authors' concurrent publications...
  9. doi request reprint Author's specialty and conflicts of interest contribute to conflicting guidelines for screening mammography
    Susan L Norris
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 65:725-33. 2012
    ..To examine the relationship between guideline panel members' conflicts of interest and guideline recommendations on screening mammography in asymptomatic, average-risk women aged 40-49 years...
  10. ncbi request reprint Screening for HIV: a review of the evidence for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Roger Chou
    Oregon Evidence Based Practice Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:55-73. 2005
    ..HIV infection affects 850,000 to 950,000 persons in the United States. The management and outcomes of HIV infection have changed substantially since the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issued recommendations in 1996...
  11. ncbi request reprint Genetic risk assessment and BRCA mutation testing for breast and ovarian cancer susceptibility: systematic evidence review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Heidi D Nelson
    Oregon Health and Science University and Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:362-79. 2005
    ..Clinically significant mutations of BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes are associated with increased susceptibility for breast and ovarian cancer. Although these mutations are uncommon, public interest in testing for them is growing...
  12. pmc Perceived experiences of discrimination in health care: a barrier for cancer screening among american Indian women with type 2 diabetes
    Kelly L Gonzales
    School of Community Health, College of Urban and Public Affairs, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon School of Biological and Population Health Sciences, College of Public Health and Human Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon Electronic address
    Womens Health Issues 23:e61-7. 2013
    ..This report evaluates the impact of perceived discrimination on screening for breast and cervical cancer in a sample of 200 American Indian women with type 2 diabetes...
  13. pmc Effect of an educational intervention on faculty and resident satisfaction with real-time feedback in the emergency department
    Lalena M Yarris
    Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine LMY, RF, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:504-12. 2011
    ..This study tested the hypothesis that an educational intervention related to feedback would improve emergency medicine (EM) faculty and resident physician satisfaction with feedback...
  14. ncbi request reprint Emerging risk factors for coronary heart disease: a summary of systematic reviews conducted for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Mark Helfand
    Oregon Evidence Based Practice Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, andOregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Ann Intern Med 151:496-507. 2009
    ..Traditional risk factors do not explain all of the risk for incident coronary heart disease (CHD) events. Various new or emerging risk factors have the potential to improve global risk assessment for CHD...
  15. pmc Periodontal disease and coronary heart disease incidence: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Linda L Humphrey
    Oregon Evidence Based Practice Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, OR, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:2079-86. 2008
    ..Periodontal disease is common among adults in the US and is a potential source of chronic inflammation. Recent data have suggested an important role for chronic inflammation in the development of coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  16. doi request reprint The impact of an ED-only full-capacity protocol
    Taketo Watase
    Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1329-35. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the impact of an emergency department (ED)-only full-capacity protocol and diversion, controlling for patient volumes and other potential confounding factors...
  17. pmc Conflict of interest disclosures for clinical practice guidelines in the national guideline clearinghouse
    Susan L Norris
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e47343. 2012
    ..Our objective was to report current rates of disclosure and specific author COI across a broad range of CPGs and to examine whether CPG characteristics were associated with the presence of disclosures and of conflicts...
  18. pmc Risk factors for breast cancer for women aged 40 to 49 years: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Heidi D Nelson
    Oregon Evidence Based Practice Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, 97239 3098, USA
    Ann Intern Med 156:635-48. 2012
    ..Identifying risk factors for breast cancer specific to women in their 40s could inform screening decisions...
  19. doi request reprint Community characteristics affecting emergency department use by Medicaid enrollees
    Robert A Lowe
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Med Care 47:15-22. 2009
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Intensive insulin therapy in hospitalized patients: a systematic review
    Devan Kansagara
    Oregon Health and Science University, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, USA
    Ann Intern Med 154:268-82. 2011
    ..The benefits and harms of intensive insulin therapy (IIT) titrated to strict glycemic targets in hospitalized patients remain uncertain...
  21. doi request reprint The laryngeal mask airway for pediatric adenotonsillectomy: predictors of failure and complications
    Kirk Lalwani
    Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 77:25-8. 2013
    ..We hypothesize that the laryngeal mask airway (LMA) is a safe technique for airway management in pediatric adenotonsillectomy (T&A)...
  22. pmc Improving adherence to HIV quality of care indicators in persons with opioid dependence: the role of buprenorphine
    P Todd Korthuis
    Department of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 56:S83-90. 2011
    ..Buprenorphine/naloxone maintenance therapy (bup/nx) could affect the quality of HIV care for opioid-dependent patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Initial highly-active antiretroviral therapy with a protease inhibitor versus a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor: discrepancies between direct and indirect meta-analyses
    Roger Chou
    Oregon Evidence Based Practice Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Lancet 368:1503-15. 2006
    ..However, direct evidence for competing interventions is deemed more reliable than indirect evidence for making treatment decisions. We did a meta-analysis of head-to-head trials and compared the results with those of indirect analyses...
  24. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein as a risk factor for coronary heart disease: a systematic review and meta-analyses for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    David I Buckley
    Oregon Evidence Based Practice Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Ann Intern Med 151:483-95. 2009
    ..C-reactive protein (CRP) may help to refine global risk assessment for coronary heart disease (CHD), particularly among persons who are at intermediate risk on the basis of traditional risk factors alone...
  25. doi request reprint Pressure ulcer treatment strategies: a systematic comparative effectiveness review
    M E Beth Smith
    Oregon Evidence Based Practice Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    Ann Intern Med 159:39-50. 2013
    ..Pressure ulcers affect as many as 3 million Americans and are major sources of morbidity, mortality, and health care costs...
  26. doi request reprint Challenges in synthesizing and interpreting the evidence from a systematic review of multifactorial interventions to prevent functional decline in older adults
    Jennifer S Lin
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Portland, Oregon 97227, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:2157-66. 2012
    ....
  27. doi request reprint An evaluation of statewide emergency department utilization following Tennessee Medicaid disenrollment
    Benjamin S Heavrin
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:1121-8. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the statewide effect of such a disenrollment on Tennessee emergency department (ED) utilization...
  28. doi request reprint Screening for prostate cancer: a review of the evidence for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Roger Chou
    Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Ann Intern Med 155:762-71. 2011
    ..Screening can detect prostate cancer at earlier, asymptomatic stages, when treatments might be more effective...
  29. doi request reprint Distances to emergency department and to primary care provider's office affect emergency department use in children
    Annameika Ludwick
    Department of Emergency Medicin, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:411-7. 2009
    ..The authors sought to determine whether ED use by pediatric Medicaid enrollees was associated with the distance to their primary care providers (PCPs), distance to the nearest ED, and distance to the nearest children's hospital...
  30. doi request reprint Systematic review: comparative effectiveness of medications to reduce risk for primary breast cancer
    Heidi D Nelson
    Oregon Health and Science University, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    Ann Intern Med 151:703-15, W-226-35. 2009
    ..Trials demonstrate the efficacy of medications to reduce the risk for invasive breast cancer...
  31. doi request reprint Screening asymptomatic adults with resting or exercise electrocardiography: a review of the evidence for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Roger Chou
    Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Ann Intern Med 155:375-85. 2011
    ..Screening for abnormalities by using resting or exercise electrocardiography (ECG) might help identify persons who would benefit from interventions to reduce cardiovascular risk...
  32. ncbi request reprint Screening adults for type 2 diabetes: a review of the evidence for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Susan L Norris
    Oregon Evidence based Practice Center of the Oregon Health and Science University and Portland Veterans Administration Medical Center, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:855-68. 2008
    ..In addition, it is estimated that more than 54 million adults have prediabetes. Debate continues over the benefits and harms of screening and then treating adults who have asymptomatic diabetes or prediabetes...
  33. doi request reprint The association of controlling pseudoephedrine availability on methamphetamine-related emergency department visits
    Robert G Hendrickson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:1216-22. 2010
    ..This study sought to determine if this legislation altered the number of emergency department (ED) visits that are related to methamphetamine use...
  34. ncbi request reprint Changes in access to primary care for Medicaid beneficiaries and the uninsured: the emergency department perspective
    Robert A Lowe
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, 97239 3098, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 24:33-7. 2006
    ..These findings suggest a worrisome reduction in access to medical care for uninsured Oregonians and unstable access for OHP enrollees, especially for behavioral health conditions...
  35. doi request reprint Dichloroacetate stabilizes the intraoperative acid-base balance during liver transplantation
    Robert E Shangraw
    Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    Liver Transpl 14:989-98. 2008
    ..DCA decreased postoperative plasma transfusion requirement but otherwise had no measurable effect on perioperative outcome parameters...
  36. ncbi request reprint Comparative benefits and harms of competing medications for adults with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: a systematic review and indirect comparison meta-analysis
    Kim Peterson
    Oregon Evidence Based Practice Center EPC, Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology DMICE, Oregon Health and Science University OHSU, Portland, OR, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 197:1-11. 2008
    ..Few trials directly compare competing ADHD medications in adults and provide little insight for clinicians making treatment choices...
  37. doi request reprint Effectiveness and harms of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 in spine fusion: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Rongwei Fu
    Oregon Health and Science University and Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Ann Intern Med 158:890-902. 2013
    ..The accuracy and completeness of journal publications of industry-sponsored trials on the effectiveness and harms of rhBMP-2 has been called into question...
  38. pmc Long-term cognitive function, neuroimaging, and quality of life in primary CNS lymphoma
    Nancy D Doolittle
    Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Neurology 81:84-92. 2013
    ..To describe and correlate neurotoxicity indicators in long-term primary CNS lymphoma (PCNSL) survivors who were treated with high-dose methotrexate-based regimens with or without whole-brain radiotherapy (WBRT)...
  39. pmc Built environment and its influences on walking among older women: use of standardized geographic units to define urban forms
    Vivian W Siu
    Population Research Center and Institute of Metropolitan Studies, Portland State University, P O Box 751, Portland, OR 97207, USA
    J Environ Public Health 2012:203141. 2012
    ..The findings may inform environmental/policy interventions that shape communities and promote active living...
  40. doi request reprint Variations in crowding and ambulance diversion in nine emergency departments
    Daniel A Handel
    Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:941-6. 2011
    ..The primary study aim was to examine the variations in crowding when an emergency department (ED) initiates ambulance diversion...
  41. doi request reprint The use of scripting at triage and its impact on elopements
    Daniel A Handel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:495-500. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to measure the effect of scripting language at triage on the likelihood of elopements, controlling for patient volume and other potential confounding variables...
  42. doi request reprint Impact of multiple cesarean deliveries on maternal morbidity: a systematic review
    Nicole E Marshall
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 205:262.e1-8. 2011
    ..This study was performed for the 2010 National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Conference on Vaginal Birth After Cesarean: New Insights...
  43. ncbi request reprint Exact moment calculations for genetic models with migration, mutation, and drift
    Rongwei Fu
    Department of Statistics, University of Connecticut, Unit 4120, Storrs, CT 06296 4120, USA
    Theor Popul Biol 63:231-43. 2003
    ..Finally, we discuss some implications of our results for measures of population structure based on Wright's F-statistics...
  44. doi request reprint Impact of policy changes on emergency department use by Medicaid enrollees in Oregon
    Robert A Lowe
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    Med Care 48:619-27. 2010
    ..We ascertained whether these changes, including $50 copayments for emergency department (ED) visits, affected ED use...
  45. ncbi request reprint Methodological shortcomings predicted lower harm estimates in one of two sets of studies of clinical interventions
    Roger Chou
    Oregon Evidence Based Practice Center, Portland, OR, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:18-28. 2007
    ..Little is known, however, about whether perceived methodological shortcomings are associated with lower estimates of harms...
  46. doi request reprint Vaginal birth after cesarean: new insights on maternal and neonatal outcomes
    Jeanne Marie Guise
    Oregon Evidence based Practice Center Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239 3098, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:1267-78. 2010
    ..To systematically review the evidence about maternal and neonatal outcomes relating to vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC)...
  47. ncbi request reprint Evidence on the benefits and harms of screening and treating pregnant women who are asymptomatic for bacterial vaginosis: an update review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Peggy Nygren
    Oregon Evidence based Practice Center and Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:220-33. 2008
    ..Bacterial vaginosis is the most common lower genital tract syndrome among women of reproductive age. There has been continued debate about the value of screening and treating asymptomatic pregnant women for bacterial vaginosis...
  48. doi request reprint Homocysteine level and coronary heart disease incidence: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Linda L Humphrey
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 83:1203-12. 2008
    ..To determine whether an elevated homocysteine level is an independent risk factor for the development of coronary heart disease (CHD) to aid the US Preventive Services Task Force in its evaluation of novel risk factors for incident CHD...
  49. ncbi request reprint Comparative effectiveness of antiviral treatment for hepatitis C virus infection in adults: a systematic review
    Roger Chou
    Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, USA
    Ann Intern Med 158:114-23. 2013
    ..Multiple treatments are available for chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection...
  50. pmc Pseudoprogression of glioblastoma after chemo- and radiation therapy: diagnosis by using dynamic susceptibility-weighted contrast-enhanced perfusion MR imaging with ferumoxytol versus gadoteridol and correlation with survival
    Seymur Gahramanov
    Department of Neurology, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, L603, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    Radiology 266:842-52. 2013
    ....
  51. doi request reprint Hydrocodone-acetaminophen for pain control in first-trimester surgical abortion: a randomized controlled trial
    Elizabeth A Micks
    Department of Public Health, School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 120:1060-9. 2012
    ..Our objective was to estimate the effect of hydrocodone-acetaminophen on patient pain perception during first-trimester surgical abortion...
  52. pmc Conflict of interest policies for organizations producing a large number of clinical practice guidelines
    Susan L Norris
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e37413. 2012
    ..The objectives of this study were to describe the COI policies for organizations currently producing a significant number of CPGs, and to determine if these policies meet 2011 Institute of Medicine (IOM) standards...
  53. doi request reprint Can the emergency department algorithm detect changes in access to care?
    Robert A Lowe
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:506-16. 2008
    ..After the Oregon Health Plan (OHP, Oregon's expanded Medicaid program) underwent cutbacks affecting access to care in 2003, the authors tested the ability of the EDA to detect changes in ED use...
  54. doi request reprint Attending and resident satisfaction with feedback in the emergency department
    Lalena M Yarris
    Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:S76-81. 2009
    ..The authors compared attending and resident satisfaction with real-time feedback and hypothesized that the two groups would report different overall satisfaction with the feedback they currently give and receive in the ED...
  55. doi request reprint Impact of faculty-specific electronic reminders on faculty compliance with daily resident evaluations: a retrospective study
    Renata Rusa
    Department of Anesthesiology and Peri Operative Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    J Clin Anesth 21:159-64. 2009
    ..To assess the effectiveness of faculty-specific electronic reminders on increasing faculty compliance with completing daily anesthesia resident evaluations...
  56. doi request reprint Decisions to update comparative drug effectiveness reviews vary based on type of new evidence
    Kim Peterson
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Evidence Based Practice Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97217, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:977-84. 2011
    ..To determine the time to and key factors associated with decision to update comparative effectiveness of reviews of drugs based on periodic scans of new evidence...
  57. doi request reprint Imaging strategies for low-back pain: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Roger Chou
    Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Lancet 373:463-72. 2009
    ..We investigated the effects of routine, immediate lumbar imaging versus usual clinical care without immediate imaging on clinical outcomes in patients with low-back pain and no indication of serious underlying conditions...
  58. ncbi request reprint Prenatal screening for HIV: A review of the evidence for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Roger Chou
    Oregon Evidence Based Practice Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:38-54. 2005
    ..Each year in the United States, 6000 to 7000 women with HIV give birth. The management and outcomes of prenatal HIV infection have changed substantially since the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issued recommendations in 1996...
  59. ncbi request reprint Screening for colorectal cancer: a targeted, updated systematic review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Evelyn P Whitlock
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:638-58. 2008
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Nonhormonal therapies for menopausal hot flashes: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Heidi D Nelson
    Oregon Evidence Based Practice Center, Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    JAMA 295:2057-71. 2006
    ..Concern regarding the adverse effects of estrogen and other hormones for treating menopausal symptoms has led to demand for other options; however, the efficacy and adverse effects of nonhormonal therapies are unclear...
  61. ncbi request reprint Critical factors for bone health in women across the age span: how important is muscle mass?
    Jasminka Ilich-Ernst
    School of Allied Health, University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA
    Medscape Womens Health 7:2. 2002
    ..The analysis was performed in the entire cohort and in groups divided by reproductive/menopausal status (premenopausal, perimenopausal, early postmenopausal, and late postmenopausal)...
  62. ncbi request reprint Vibration exposure and disease in a shipyard: a 13-year revisit
    Martin Cherniack
    Ergonomics Technology Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 6210, USA
    Am J Ind Med 45:500-12. 2004
    ..In 2001, after a decade of exposure reduction and ageing of the workforce, a second study at the same site was initiated...