Anna D Rubinsky

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint AUDIT-C scores as a scaled marker of mean daily drinking, alcohol use disorder severity, and probability of alcohol dependence in a U.S. general population sample of drinkers
    Anna D Rubinsky
    Health Services Research and Development, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 37:1380-90. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Postoperative risks associated with alcohol screening depend on documented drinking at the time of surgery
    Anna D Rubinsky
    Health Services Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 South Columbian Way S 152, Seattle, WA 98108, United States Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 132:521-7. 2013
  3. doi request reprint AUDIT-C alcohol screening results and postoperative inpatient health care use
    Anna D Rubinsky
    Health Services Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 214:296-305.e1. 2012
  4. pmc Estimating risk of alcohol dependence using alcohol screening scores
    Anna D Rubinsky
    Northwest Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 108:29-36. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Prevalence of alcohol misuse among men and women undergoing major noncardiac surgery in the Veterans Affairs health care system
    Katharine A Bradley
    Health Services Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    Surgery 152:69-81. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Annual rescreening for alcohol misuse: diminishing returns for some patient subgroups
    Gwen T Lapham
    Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Northwest Center of Excellence Department of Health Services, University of Washington Group Health Research Institute Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington Center of Excellence in Substance Abuse Treatment and Education CESATE Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    Med Care 51:914-21. 2013
  7. pmc Alcohol screening and risk of postoperative complications in male VA patients undergoing major non-cardiac surgery
    Katharine A Bradley
    Health Services Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:162-9. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Variation in documented care for unhealthy alcohol consumption across race/ethnicity in the Department of Veterans Affairs Healthcare System
    Emily C Williams
    Health Services Research and Development, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:1614-22. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Probability and predictors of patients converting from negative to positive screens for alcohol misuse
    Gwen T Lapham
    Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Northwest Center of Excellence, Seattle, Washington Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, Washington
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 38:564-71. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Prevalence of clinically recognized alcohol and other substance use disorders among VA outpatients with unhealthy alcohol use identified by routine alcohol screening
    Emily C Williams
    Denver Seattle Center of Innovation for Veteran Centered and Value Driven Care, Health Services Research and Development, Veteran Affairs VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, United States Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 135:95-103. 2014

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Publications14

  1. doi request reprint AUDIT-C scores as a scaled marker of mean daily drinking, alcohol use disorder severity, and probability of alcohol dependence in a U.S. general population sample of drinkers
    Anna D Rubinsky
    Health Services Research and Development, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 37:1380-90. 2013
    ..Information provided by a patient's alcohol screening score might provide a practical tool for assessing the level of consumption and severity of misuse...
  2. doi request reprint Postoperative risks associated with alcohol screening depend on documented drinking at the time of surgery
    Anna D Rubinsky
    Health Services Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 South Columbian Way S 152, Seattle, WA 98108, United States Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 132:521-7. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether documented drinking >2d/d contributed additional information about postoperative risk beyond past-year AUDIT-C screening results...
  3. doi request reprint AUDIT-C alcohol screening results and postoperative inpatient health care use
    Anna D Rubinsky
    Health Services Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 214:296-305.e1. 2012
    ..This study evaluated whether AUDIT-C scores in the year before surgery were associated with postoperative hospital length of stay, total ICU days, return to the operating room, and hospital readmission...
  4. pmc Estimating risk of alcohol dependence using alcohol screening scores
    Anna D Rubinsky
    Northwest Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 108:29-36. 2010
    ..AUDIT or AUDIT-C scores could be used to estimate the probability of past-year alcohol dependence among patients who screen positive for alcohol misuse and inform clinical decision-making...
  5. doi request reprint Prevalence of alcohol misuse among men and women undergoing major noncardiac surgery in the Veterans Affairs health care system
    Katharine A Bradley
    Health Services Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    Surgery 152:69-81. 2012
    ..Severe alcohol misuse (AUDIT-C ≥9 points) is associated with increased postoperative health care use; however, little is known about the prevalence of alcohol misuse in demographic and clinical subgroups of surgical patients...
  6. doi request reprint Annual rescreening for alcohol misuse: diminishing returns for some patient subgroups
    Gwen T Lapham
    Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Northwest Center of Excellence Department of Health Services, University of Washington Group Health Research Institute Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington Center of Excellence in Substance Abuse Treatment and Education CESATE Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    Med Care 51:914-21. 2013
    ..Although up to 18% of patients will screen positive for alcohol misuse, the value of annual rescreening for patients who repeatedly screen negative is unknown...
  7. pmc Alcohol screening and risk of postoperative complications in male VA patients undergoing major non-cardiac surgery
    Katharine A Bradley
    Health Services Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:162-9. 2011
    ..Four weeks of preoperative abstinence decreases the risk of complications, but practical approaches for early preoperative identification of alcohol misuse are needed...
  8. doi request reprint Variation in documented care for unhealthy alcohol consumption across race/ethnicity in the Department of Veterans Affairs Healthcare System
    Emily C Williams
    Health Services Research and Development, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:1614-22. 2012
    ..We describe alcohol-related care for 3 racial/ethnic groups among VA outpatients with unhealthy alcohol use...
  9. doi request reprint Probability and predictors of patients converting from negative to positive screens for alcohol misuse
    Gwen T Lapham
    Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Northwest Center of Excellence, Seattle, Washington Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, Washington
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 38:564-71. 2014
    ..g., <0.1%), calling into question the value of annual alcohol screening for some patient subgroups...
  10. doi request reprint Prevalence of clinically recognized alcohol and other substance use disorders among VA outpatients with unhealthy alcohol use identified by routine alcohol screening
    Emily C Williams
    Denver Seattle Center of Innovation for Veteran Centered and Value Driven Care, Health Services Research and Development, Veteran Affairs VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, United States Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 135:95-103. 2014
    ..This study sought to determine the prevalence of clinically documented AUD/SUD among VA outpatients with unhealthy alcohol use identified by routine screening...
  11. doi request reprint Alcohol questionnaires and HDL: screening scores as scaled markers of alcohol consumption
    Douglas Berger
    General Medicine Service, Department of Veterans Affairs VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    Alcohol 47:439-45. 2013
    ..This study using HDL as a biomarker of average alcohol consumption adds to evidence that some alcohol screening scores may also serve as scaled markers of average alcohol consumption. ..
  12. doi request reprint Follow-up care for alcohol misuse among OEF/OIF veterans with and without alcohol use disorders and posttraumatic stress disorder
    Joel R Grossbard
    Health Services Research and Development HSR and D, Veterans Affairs VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA Electronic address
    J Subst Abuse Treat 45:409-15. 2013
    ..1%) and neither AUD nor PTSD (52.3%). Among OEF/OIF VA outpatients with alcohol misuse, those with AUD had higher rates of follow-up for alcohol misuse than those without, but PTSD was not associated with differential follow-up...
  13. doi request reprint Preoperative alcohol screening scores: association with complications in men undergoing total joint arthroplasty
    Alex H S Harris
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:321-7. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association between a patient's preoperative standardized alcohol-misuse screening score and his or her risk of complications after total joint arthroplasty...
  14. doi request reprint Why not add consumption measures to current definitions of substance use disorders? Commentary on Rehm et al.: 'Defining substance use disorders: do we really need more than heavy use?'
    Katharine A Bradley
    Correspondence author Group Health Research Institute, Metropolitan Park East, 1730 Minor Avenue, Ste 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Alcohol Alcohol 48:642-3. 2013
    ..Instead, we advocate-as others have done-that measures of consumption be added to current diagnostic criteria. ..