P D Friedmann

Summary

Affiliation: Rhode Island Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The index of tobacco treatment quality: development of a tool to assess evidence-based treatment in a national sample of drug treatment facilities
    A Paula Cupertino
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 8:13. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Aversion to injection limits acceptability of extended-release naltrexone among homeless, alcohol-dependent patients
    Peter D Friedmann
    Center on System, Outcomes and Quality in Chronic Disease and Rehabilitation, Research Service, Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Subst Abus 34:94-6. 2013
  3. pmc Just call it "treatment"
    Peter D Friedmann
    Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Addict Sci Clin Pract 7:10. 2012
  4. pmc Collaborative behavioral management among parolees: drug use, crime and re-arrest in the Step'n Out randomized trial
    Peter D Friedmann
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Providence, RI, USA
    Addiction 107:1099-108. 2012
  5. pmc Medication-assisted treatment in criminal justice agencies affiliated with the criminal justice-drug abuse treatment studies (CJ-DATS): availability, barriers, and intentions
    Peter D Friedmann
    Division of General Internal Medicine, RhodeIsland Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Subst Abus 33:9-18. 2012
  6. pmc Working Inside for Smoking Elimination (Project W.I.S.E.) study design and rationale to prevent return to smoking after release from a smoke free prison
    Jennifer G Clarke
    Brown University Center for Primary Care and Prevention, Pawtucket, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:767. 2011
  7. pmc Cigarette smoking cessation services in outpatient substance abuse treatment programs in the United States
    Peter D Friedmann
    Program to Integrate Psychosocial and Health Services, Research Service, Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Providence, RI, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 34:165-72. 2008
  8. pmc Evidence-based treatment practices for drug-involved adults in the criminal justice system
    Peter D Friedmann
    Program to Integrate Psychosocial and Health Services, Research Service, Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Providence, RI, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 32:267-77. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Duration of nonmethadone outpatient treatment: results from a national survey
    Peter D Friedmann
    Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Subst Abus 27:47-53. 2006
  10. pmc Effect of primary medical care on addiction and medical severity in substance abuse treatment programs
    Peter D Friedmann
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence 02903, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:1-8. 2003

Detail Information

Publications64

  1. pmc The index of tobacco treatment quality: development of a tool to assess evidence-based treatment in a national sample of drug treatment facilities
    A Paula Cupertino
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 8:13. 2013
    ..The twofold purpose of this study is to describe tobacco treatment provision across a representative sample of U.S. facilities and to use these data to develop the brief Index of Tobacco Treatment Quality (ITTQ)...
  2. doi request reprint Aversion to injection limits acceptability of extended-release naltrexone among homeless, alcohol-dependent patients
    Peter D Friedmann
    Center on System, Outcomes and Quality in Chronic Disease and Rehabilitation, Research Service, Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Subst Abus 34:94-6. 2013
    ..Clinical trials suggest that depot extended-release naltrexone (XR-NTX) is efficacious in reducing alcohol consumption among alcohol-dependent subjects...
  3. pmc Just call it "treatment"
    Peter D Friedmann
    Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Addict Sci Clin Pract 7:10. 2012
    ..The time has come to call pharmacotherapy for such patients just "treatment". An explicit acknowledgment that medication is an essential first-line component in the successful management of opioid dependence...
  4. pmc Collaborative behavioral management among parolees: drug use, crime and re-arrest in the Step'n Out randomized trial
    Peter D Friedmann
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Providence, RI, USA
    Addiction 107:1099-108. 2012
    ..To determine whether collaborative behavioral management (CBM) reduces substance use, crime and re-arrest among drug-involved parolees...
  5. pmc Medication-assisted treatment in criminal justice agencies affiliated with the criminal justice-drug abuse treatment studies (CJ-DATS): availability, barriers, and intentions
    Peter D Friedmann
    Division of General Internal Medicine, RhodeIsland Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Subst Abus 33:9-18. 2012
    ..The CJ-DATS collaborative MAT implementation study to address inadequate knowledge, attitudes, and linkage will be described...
  6. pmc Working Inside for Smoking Elimination (Project W.I.S.E.) study design and rationale to prevent return to smoking after release from a smoke free prison
    Jennifer G Clarke
    Brown University Center for Primary Care and Prevention, Pawtucket, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:767. 2011
    ..However, relapse to smoking is common upon release from prison, approaching 90% within a few weeks. No evidence based treatments currently exist to assist individuals to remain abstinent after a period of prolonged, forced abstinence...
  7. pmc Cigarette smoking cessation services in outpatient substance abuse treatment programs in the United States
    Peter D Friedmann
    Program to Integrate Psychosocial and Health Services, Research Service, Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Providence, RI, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 34:165-72. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate the prevalence and determinants of cigarette smoking cessation treatment in U.S. outpatient substance abuse treatment (OSAT) units...
  8. pmc Evidence-based treatment practices for drug-involved adults in the criminal justice system
    Peter D Friedmann
    Program to Integrate Psychosocial and Health Services, Research Service, Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Providence, RI, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 32:267-77. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the extent and organizational correlates of evidence-based practices (EBPs) in correctional facilities and community-based substance abuse treatment programs that manage drug-involved adult offenders...
  9. ncbi request reprint Duration of nonmethadone outpatient treatment: results from a national survey
    Peter D Friedmann
    Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Subst Abus 27:47-53. 2006
    ..This study examined organizational trends from 1990 to 2000 and unit characteristics associated with the duration of nonmethadone outpatient addiction treatment...
  10. pmc Effect of primary medical care on addiction and medical severity in substance abuse treatment programs
    Peter D Friedmann
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence 02903, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:1-8. 2003
    ..To examine whether the availability of primary medical care on-site at addiction treatment programs or off-site by referral improves patients' addiction severity and medical outcomes, compared to programs that offer no primary care...
  11. pmc Training primary care clinicians in maintenance care for moderated alcohol use
    Peter D Friedmann
    Program to Integrate Psychosocial and Health Services, Research Service, Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Providence, RI, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1269-75. 2006
    ..To evaluate whether training primary care clinicians in maintenance care for patients who have changed their drinking influences practice behavior...
  12. pmc Trends in comprehensive service availability in outpatient drug abuse treatment
    Peter D Friedmann
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 20903, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 24:81-8. 2003
    ..These findings highlight the continuing need to monitor access to comprehensive services and other quality markers in addiction treatment over time...
  13. pmc Treatment of sleep disturbance in alcohol recovery: a national survey of addiction medicine physicians
    Peter D Friedmann
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Addict Dis 22:91-103. 2003
    ..Although the treatment of disordered sleep among alcoholic patients in early recovery may have merit to prevent relapse, controlled studies of these sleep agents are needed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Community referral sources and entry of treatment-naive clients into outpatient addiction treatment
    Peter D Friedmann
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brown Medical School and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 29:105-15. 2003
    ..No effect of referral from medical or social service agencies was observed. These results highlight the role of coercive community institutions in treatment outreach efforts to persons in earlier phases of the "addiction career."..
  15. ncbi request reprint Do mechanisms that link addiction treatment patients to primary care influence subsequent utilization of emergency and hospital care?
    Peter D Friedmann
    Program to Integrate Psychosocial and Health Services, Research Service, Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Med Care 44:8-15. 2006
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  16. pmc The effect of matching comprehensive services to patients' needs on drug use improvement in addiction treatment
    Peter D Friedmann
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Departments of Medicine and Community Health, Brown University School of Medicine and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Addiction 99:962-72. 2004
    ..To examine whether need-service matching in addiction treatment leads to improvements in drug use, and whether treatment duration mediates those improvements...
  17. ncbi request reprint Validation of the screening strategy in the NIAAA "Physicians' Guide to Helping Patients with Alcohol Problems"
    P D Friedmann
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence 02903, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 62:234-8. 2001
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  18. pmc Trazodone for sleep disturbance after alcohol detoxification: a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Peter D Friedmann
    Program to Integrate Psychosocial and Health Services, Research Service, Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:1652-60. 2008
    ..Trazodone is a commonly prescribed off-label for sleep disturbance in alcohol-dependent patients, but its safety and efficacy for this indication is unknown...
  19. pmc Screening and intervention for alcohol problems. A national survey of primary care physicians and psychiatrists
    P D Friedmann
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 15:84-91. 2000
    ..To describe adult primary care physicians' and psychiatrists' approach to alcohol screening and treatment, and to identify correlates of more optimal practices...
  20. ncbi request reprint Screening and intervention for illicit drug abuse: a national survey of primary care physicians and psychiatrists
    P D Friedmann
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, 593 Eddy St, Providence, RI 02906
    Arch Intern Med 161:248-51. 2001
    ..Illicit drug abuse causes much morbidity and mortality, yet little is known about physicians' screening and intervention practices regarding illicit drug abuse...
  21. ncbi request reprint Linkage to medical services in the Drug Abuse Treatment Outcome Study
    P D Friedmann
    Department of Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, 02903, USA
    Med Care 39:284-95. 2001
    ..However, little is known about the ability of organizational linkage mechanisms to facilitate the delivery of medical care to this population...
  22. pmc Top manager effects on buprenorphine adoption in outpatient substance abuse treatment programs
    Peter D Friedmann
    Center on Systems, Outcomes and Quality in Chronic Disease and Rehabilitation SOQCR, Research Service, Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 37:322-37. 2010
    ..Future work should examine whether leadership development for community addiction programs might speed up the diffusion of buprenorphine and other innovative, evidence-based practices...
  23. ncbi request reprint Transportation and retention in outpatient drug abuse treatment programs
    P D Friedmann
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 21:97-103. 2001
    ..Future research should validate whether car, van, or contracted transportation services improve retention and other treatment outcomes in outpatient drug abuse treatment...
  24. pmc Violent and disruptive behavior among drug-involved prisoners: relationship with psychiatric symptoms
    Peter D Friedmann
    Program to Integrate Psychosocial and Health Services, Research Service, Providence Veterans AffairsMedical Center, Providence, RI, USA
    Behav Sci Law 26:389-401. 2008
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  25. ncbi request reprint Designated case managers as facilitators of medical and psychosocial service delivery in addiction treatment programs
    Peter D Friedmann
    Brown Medical School, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 31:86-97. 2004
    ..These findings do not support the common practice of designating case management staff as a means to facilitate comprehensive services delivery in addiction treatment programs...
  26. ncbi request reprint The effect of alcohol abuse on the health status of older adults seen in the emergency department
    P D Friedmann
    Department of Medicine, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 25:529-42. 1999
    ..To examine the effect of alcohol abuse on the subsequent health status of elderly patients seen in an emergency department (ED)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Older patients' health-related quality of life around an episode of emergency illness
    M H Chin
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 34:595-603. 1999
    ..We sought to describe older patients' health-related quality of life during a 4-month period surrounding a visit to the emergency department and to identify factors associated with less recovery...
  28. ncbi request reprint Organizational correlates of access to primary care and mental health services in drug abuse treatment units
    P D Friedmann
    Department of Medicine, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 16:71-80. 1999
    ..Changes in the treatment system that weaken or eliminate public programs, over-burden staff, de-emphasize quality standards or lessen methadone availability may erode recovering clients' tenuous access to these services...
  29. ncbi request reprint HIV prevention services in correctional drug treatment programs: do they change risk behaviors?
    Rebecca A Ballard Lubelczyk
    Department of Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 14:117-25. 2002
    ..This analysis suggests that HIV prevention services are beneficial in reducing risk behavior among incarcerated individuals whose discharge is expected in the near future...
  30. ncbi request reprint Predictors of follow-up health status in the Drug Abuse Treatment Outcome Study (DATOS)
    Peter D Friedmann
    Department of Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 69:243-51. 2003
    ..Future research should examine whether early identification and treatment of physical and mental health problems among patients in addiction treatment programs might remediate their adverse effects on long-term health status outcomes...
  31. pmc Gender differences in comorbid disorders among offenders in prison substance abuse treatment programs
    Caron Zlotnick
    Brown University, Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Behav Sci Law 26:403-12. 2008
    ..The study concluded that women offenders newly admitted to a prison substance abuse program present with a greater psychiatric vulnerability and a different pattern of psychiatric comorbidity than their male counterparts...
  32. ncbi request reprint Management of adults recovering from alcohol or other drug problems: relapse prevention in primary care
    P D Friedmann
    Department of Medicine, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Ill 60637, USA
    JAMA 279:1227-31. 1998
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Social relationships and intravenous drug use among methadone maintenance patients
    A Gogineni
    Department of General Internal Medicine, 593 Eddy St, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 64:47-53. 2001
    ..These findings suggest that personal relationships strongly influence continued injection drug use and that methadone programs should help patients develop social networks of non-users...
  34. ncbi request reprint Slowing the revolving door: stabilization programs reduce homeless persons' substance use after detoxification
    Stefan G Kertesz
    Divisions of Preventive Medicine and General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, MT608, Birmingham, AL 35294 4410, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 24:197-207. 2003
    ..Post-detoxification stabilization programs were associated with improved outcomes for homeless addicted persons. This treatment modality may slow the "revolving door" phenomenon of relapse after detoxification among homeless persons...
  35. ncbi request reprint A brief intervention for hazardous drinkers in a needle exchange program
    Michael D Stein
    Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 22:23-31. 2002
    ..Results from this study demonstrate that MI reduces drug-related HIV risk behaviors among active IDUs. As a brief intervention, MI may be a useful adjunct to existing services intended to reduce harm...
  36. pmc Antidepressant treatment does not improve buprenorphine retention among opioid-dependent persons
    Michael D Stein
    Brown University, Butler Hospital, General Medicine Research, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 39:157-66. 2010
    ..Clinicians should determine the need for antidepressant treatment later in buprenorphine care...
  37. ncbi request reprint Utilization of preventive health services by HIV-seronegative injection drug users
    Kelly A McGarry
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence 02903, USA
    J Addict Dis 21:93-102. 2002
    ..Given the burden of disease among IDUs, our findings suggest the need for a distinct set of testing and vaccination guidelines for the HIV-seronegative IDU population...
  38. doi request reprint Attributions of responsibility for addiction: the effects of gender and type of substance
    Christina Hatgis
    Division of General Internal Medicine Research, Substance Abuse Research Unit, Rhode Island Hospital, and Department of Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island02903, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 43:700-8. 2008
    ..Authors discuss implications, study limitations, and future research...
  39. ncbi request reprint Receipt of disability payments by substance users: mental and physical health correlates
    Michael D Stein
    Department of Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Am J Addict 15:160-5. 2006
    ..Longitudinal studies of disability status and its effects on the lives of substance users are warranted...
  40. pmc Barriers to screening for domestic violence
    Lorrie Elliott
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago Medical Center, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 3051, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:112-6. 2002
    ..Domestic violence has an estimated 30% lifetime prevalence among women, yet physicians detect as few as 1 in 20 victims of abuse...
  41. pmc Buprenorphine retention in primary care
    Michael D Stein
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:1038-41. 2005
    ..This study assesses the rate and predictors of treatment retention for primary care patients with opioid dependence-prescribed buprenorphine, a long-acting partial opioid agonist...
  42. pmc Attitudes and practices regarding the use of methadone in US state and federal prisons
    Josiah D Rich
    The Miriam Hospital, Brown Medical School, 164 Summit Avenue, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Urban Health 82:411-9. 2005
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  43. pmc Accessibility of addiction treatment: results from a national survey of outpatient substance abuse treatment organizations
    Peter D Friedmann
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence 02903, USA
    Health Serv Res 38:887-903. 2003
    ..This study examined organization-level characteristics associated with the accessibility of outpatient addiction treatment...
  44. pmc Disturbed sleep and its relationship to alcohol use
    Michael D Stein
    Brown Medical School, Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Subst Abus 26:1-13. 2005
    ..To review evidence of an association between disturbed sleep and alcohol use...
  45. pmc Three brief alcohol screens for detecting hazardous drinking in incarcerated women
    Celeste M Caviness
    Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 70:50-4. 2009
    ..This study examines abbreviated versions of the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) heavy episodic drinking criterion in a sample of female detainees...
  46. ncbi request reprint The impact of smoking cessation on drug abuse treatment outcome
    Stephenie C Lemon
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Addict Behav 28:1323-31. 2003
    ..04). Despite drug abuse treatment programs' hesitance to encourage smokers to quit, smoking cessation does not negatively impact drug use outcomes...
  47. ncbi request reprint Perceived addiction treatment needs among alcohol using injection drug users
    Anthony Charuvastra
    Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA
    J Addict Dis 21:93-107. 2002
    ..Because perceived need predicts treatment entry, changing alcohol treatment perceptions in IDUs promises the potential of significant long-term public health benefits...
  48. ncbi request reprint Early revisit, hospitalization, or death among older persons discharged from the ED
    P D Friedmann
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 19:125-9. 2001
    ..Future research should examine whether addressing these issues among the elderly population will lessen ED return visits, hospitalization, and mortality...
  49. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use and sexual risk taking among hazardously drinking drug injectors who attend needle exchange
    M D Stein
    Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 25:1487-93. 2001
    ..To determine if sex-risk days are also alcohol use days for active injection drug users...
  50. pmc Professional satisfaction experienced when caring for substance-abusing patients: faculty and resident physician perspectives
    Richard Saitz
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, MA 02118 2393, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:373-6. 2002
    ..12) were associated with greater satisfaction. Professional satisfaction caring for patients with substance problems is lower than that for other illnesses. Addressing physician satisfaction may improve care for patients with addictions...
  51. ncbi request reprint Should informed consent be required for laboratory testing for drugs of abuse in medical settings?
    Elizabeth A Warner
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Am J Med 115:54-8. 2003
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Classification and regression tree analysis in public health: methodological review and comparison with logistic regression
    Stephenie C Lemon
    Brown University School of Medicine, USA
    Ann Behav Med 26:172-81. 2003
    ..Classification and regression tree (C&RT) analysis is a nonparametric decision tree methodology that has the ability to efficiently segment populations into meaningful subgroups. However, it is not commonly used in public health...
  53. doi request reprint Predictors of mortality within 90 days of cataract surgery
    Paul B Greenberg
    Section of Ophthalmology, VA Medical Center, Providence, Rhode Island 02908, USA
    Ophthalmology 117:1894-9, 1899.e1. 2010
    ..To identify predictors of mortality within 90 days of cataract surgery...
  54. pmc Patients' use of the Internet for medical information
    Joseph A Diaz
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Brown University School of Medicine, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:180-5. 2002
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Preoperative hematocrit levels and postoperative outcomes in older patients undergoing noncardiac surgery
    Wen Chih Wu
    Target Research Enhancement Program, Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Department of Community Health, Providence, RI, USA
    JAMA 297:2481-8. 2007
    ..Despite nearly universal screening of patients for abnormal preoperative hematocrit levels, limited evidence demonstrates the adverse effects of preoperative anemia or polycythemia...
  56. doi request reprint Feasibility of gaining access to women in jail for health interventions
    Megan R Hebert
    Women Health 47:79-93. 2008
    ..This study addressed the feasibility of recruiting detained women for eligibility for clinical research...
  57. ncbi request reprint Provision of on-site medical care to patients with hepatitis C in drug treatment units
    Zdravko P Vassilev
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 15:663-71. 2004
    ..Further research on the role of such factors could inform the development of effective models of care for patients with hepatitis C in drug treatment organizations...
  58. ncbi request reprint Physician attitudes regarding the prescription of medical marijuana
    Anthony Charuvastra
    University of California at Los Angeles, USA
    J Addict Dis 24:87-93. 2005
    ..Physicians are, in general, less supportive than the general American public regarding the use of medical marijuana...
  59. ncbi request reprint Does retention matter? Treatment duration and improvement in drug use
    Zhiwei Zhang
    NORC at the University of Chicago, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Addiction 98:673-84. 2003
    ..This study examines whether there is a minimum threshold, continuous or non-linear relationship between the duration of addiction treatment and improvements in drug use...
  60. ncbi request reprint Optimizing opioid detoxification: rearranging deck chairs on the Titanic
    Michael D Stein
    J Addict Dis 26:1-2. 2007
  61. ncbi request reprint Variations in influenza vaccination among the elderly
    Stephenie C Lemon
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Am J Health Behav 28:352-60. 2004
    ..To identify unique, mutually exclusive population segments whose members share characteristics associated with likelihood of influenza vaccination...
  62. ncbi request reprint Predictors of emergency medical services utilization by elders
    Manish N Shah
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Chicago, IL, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:52-8. 2003
    ..To the best of the authors' knowledge, no studies have identified patient characteristics associated with EMS use by elders. This study aimed to identify patient attributes associated with elder EMS users...
  63. pmc Patient satisfaction and sustained outcomes of drug abuse treatment
    - Zhiwei Zhang
    University of Chicago, USA
    J Health Psychol 13:388-400. 2008
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Laboratory testing for drug abuse
    Elizabeth A Warner
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:854, author reply 854. 2006

Research Grants14

  1. Treatment Study Using Depot Naltrexone(2/6)Rhode Island Protocol Treatment Site
    Peter D Friedmann; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It will also help in the development of depot naltrexone as a new and distinctly different treatment for opioid addiction that will improve the lives of those citizens who suffer from this disease. ..
  2. Continuity of Care for Drug-Addicted Offenders in RI
    Peter Friedmann; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  3. Stabilize Addiction/Affect, Begin Inmates' Interferon for HCV of Liver (STAABIHL)
    Peter Friedmann; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Such increased access to therapy would benefit public health and public safety. ..
  4. Continuity of Care for Drug-Addicted Offenders in RI
    Peter Friedmann; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  5. Trazodone for Sleep Disturbance - Early Alcohol Recovery
    Peter Friedmann; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Our extensive contacts with community agencies and substance abuse treatment facilities should enhance follow-up rates. ..
  6. LINKAGE TO HEALTH SERVICES IN DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT
    Peter Friedmann; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This work will improve our understanding of linkage mechanisms and of problem-service matching, and quantify the extent to which medical and psychosocial services are important components of effective drug abuse treatment. ..
  7. Stabilize Addiction/Affect, Begin Inmates' Interferon for HCV of Liver (STAABIHL)
    Peter Friedmann; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Such increased access to therapy would benefit public health and public safety. ..