Brian Schmitt

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Screening primary care patients for hereditary hemochromatosis with transferrin saturation and serum ferritin level: systematic review for the American College of Physicians
    Brian Schmitt
    Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:522-36. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Responding to a small-scale bioterrorist anthrax attack: cost-effectiveness analysis comparing preattack vaccination with postattack antibiotic treatment and vaccination
    Brian Schmitt
    Medicine and Neurology Service Line 111, Hines VA Medical Center, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:655-62. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Using patient traffic control to reduce treatment delays for high-risk patients at a VA hospital
    Brian P Schmitt
    Medicine Service Line, Hines Department of Veterans Affairs VA Hospital, Hines, Illinois, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:147-53. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Taking a patient safety approach to an integration of two hospitals
    Jeffrey Gering
    Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 31:258-66. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Practice corner: chair's rounds
    Brian Schmitt
    Hines VA Medical Center, Hines, Illinois, USA
    Evid Based Med 12:133-4. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Health care provider-directed intervention to increase colorectal cancer screening among veterans: results of a randomized controlled trial
    M Rosario Ferreira
    Veterans Affairs Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:1548-54. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening among African-American and white male veterans
    Nancy C Dolan
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:479-82. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Discriminating inhalational anthrax from community-acquired pneumonia using chest radiograph findings and a clinical algorithm
    Demetrios N Kyriacou
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 259 Erie St, Suite 100, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Chest 131:489-96. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Process evaluation in an intervention designed to improve rates of colorectal cancer screening in a VA medical center
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Section of Health Promotion Research, Department of Medicine, IL 60608, USA
    Health Promot Pract 8:273-81. 2007

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Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint Screening primary care patients for hereditary hemochromatosis with transferrin saturation and serum ferritin level: systematic review for the American College of Physicians
    Brian Schmitt
    Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:522-36. 2005
    ..Therapeutic phlebotomy for hereditary hemochromatosis is relatively safe and presumably efficacious when offered before cirrhosis develops, so screening primary care patients is of substantial interest...
  2. ncbi request reprint Responding to a small-scale bioterrorist anthrax attack: cost-effectiveness analysis comparing preattack vaccination with postattack antibiotic treatment and vaccination
    Brian Schmitt
    Medicine and Neurology Service Line 111, Hines VA Medical Center, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:655-62. 2007
    ..In 2001, a small-scale bioterrorism-related anthrax attack was perpetrated via the US mail. The optimal future response may require strategies different from those required in a large-scale attack...
  3. ncbi request reprint Using patient traffic control to reduce treatment delays for high-risk patients at a VA hospital
    Brian P Schmitt
    Medicine Service Line, Hines Department of Veterans Affairs VA Hospital, Hines, Illinois, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:147-53. 2008
    ..For patients at high risk of function-limiting or life-limiting disease, the time elapsed between first clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment can influence the likelihood of treatment success...
  4. ncbi request reprint Taking a patient safety approach to an integration of two hospitals
    Jeffrey Gering
    Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 31:258-66. 2005
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  5. ncbi request reprint Practice corner: chair's rounds
    Brian Schmitt
    Hines VA Medical Center, Hines, Illinois, USA
    Evid Based Med 12:133-4. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Health care provider-directed intervention to increase colorectal cancer screening among veterans: results of a randomized controlled trial
    M Rosario Ferreira
    Veterans Affairs Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:1548-54. 2005
    ..Colorectal cancer screening is the most underused cancer screening tool in the United States. The purpose of this study was to test whether a health care provider-directed intervention increased colorectal cancer screening rates...
  7. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening among African-American and white male veterans
    Nancy C Dolan
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:479-82. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether, at a Veterans Affairs (VA) medical center, similar racial/ethnic differences in colorectal cancer screening could be identified...
  8. ncbi request reprint Discriminating inhalational anthrax from community-acquired pneumonia using chest radiograph findings and a clinical algorithm
    Demetrios N Kyriacou
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 259 Erie St, Suite 100, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Chest 131:489-96. 2007
    ..Limiting the effects of a large-scale bioterrorist anthrax attack will require rapid and accurate detection of the earliest victims. We undertook this study to improve physicians' ability to rapidly detect inhalational anthrax victims...
  9. ncbi request reprint Process evaluation in an intervention designed to improve rates of colorectal cancer screening in a VA medical center
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Section of Health Promotion Research, Department of Medicine, IL 60608, USA
    Health Promot Pract 8:273-81. 2007
    ..05). The patient intervention did not have the desired impact. The subgroup of patients in the patient intervention was not more likely to complete CRC screening...