Douglas Owens

Summary

Affiliation: Stanford University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators
    Gillian D Sanders
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:1471-80. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint The effect of diagnosis with HIV infection on health-related quality of Life
    Shyoko Honiden
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System 111A, 3801 Miranda Avenue, Palo Alto, CA
    Qual Life Res 15:69-82. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Reducing mortality from anthrax bioterrorism: strategies for stockpiling and dispensing medical and pharmaceutical supplies
    Dena M Bravata
    Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University School of Medicine, and the Stanford UCSF Evidence based Practice Center, California 94305 6019, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 4:244-62. 2006
  4. pmc HIV testing of at risk patients in a large integrated health care system
    Douglas K Owens
    VA Palo Alto Healthcare System, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:315-20. 2007
  5. pmc Cost-effectiveness of HIV screening in patients older than 55 years of age
    Gillian D Sanders
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, North Carolina 27715, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:889-903. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of risk stratification on cost-effectiveness of the implantable cardioverter defibrillator
    Douglas K Owens
    VA Health Care System, Palo Alto, Calif 94304, USA
    Am Heart J 144:440-8. 2002
  7. pmc Prevalence of HIV infection among inpatients and outpatients in Department of Veterans Affairs health care systems: implications for screening programs for HIV
    Douglas K Owens
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, Calif, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:2173-8. 2007
  8. doi request reprint AHRQ series paper 5: grading the strength of a body of evidence when comparing medical interventions--agency for healthcare research and quality and the effective health-care program
    Douglas K Owens
    VA Palo Alto Healthcare System, Palo Alto, CA, 94304 USA Stanford UCSF Evidence based Practice Center, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:513-23. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Analytic tools for public health decision making
    Douglas K Owens
    VA Health Care System 111A, 3801 Miranda Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Med Decis Making 22:S3-10. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of bypass surgery versus stenting in patients with multivessel coronary artery disease
    Cynthia A Yock
    Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Am J Med 115:382-9. 2003

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Publications68

  1. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators
    Gillian D Sanders
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:1471-80. 2005
    ..We assessed the cost-effectiveness of the ICD in the populations represented in these primary-prevention trials...
  2. ncbi request reprint The effect of diagnosis with HIV infection on health-related quality of Life
    Shyoko Honiden
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System 111A, 3801 Miranda Avenue, Palo Alto, CA
    Qual Life Res 15:69-82. 2006
    ..Years after diagnosis, although half of the patients believed that diagnosis reduced health-related quality of life, one-third reported improved health-related quality of life...
  3. ncbi request reprint Reducing mortality from anthrax bioterrorism: strategies for stockpiling and dispensing medical and pharmaceutical supplies
    Dena M Bravata
    Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University School of Medicine, and the Stanford UCSF Evidence based Practice Center, California 94305 6019, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 4:244-62. 2006
    ..Bioterrorism preparedness efforts directed at improving local dispensing capacity are required before benefits can be reaped from enhancing local inventories...
  4. pmc HIV testing of at risk patients in a large integrated health care system
    Douglas K Owens
    VA Palo Alto Healthcare System, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:315-20. 2007
    ..Understanding HIV screening practices and barriers to HIV testing is an important prelude to designing successful HIV screening programs. Our objective was to evaluate current practice patterns for identification of HIV...
  5. pmc Cost-effectiveness of HIV screening in patients older than 55 years of age
    Gillian D Sanders
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, North Carolina 27715, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:889-903. 2008
    ..Recent guidelines recommend HIV screening in patients age 13 to 64 years. The cost-effectiveness of HIV screening in patients age 55 to 75 years is uncertain...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of risk stratification on cost-effectiveness of the implantable cardioverter defibrillator
    Douglas K Owens
    VA Health Care System, Palo Alto, Calif 94304, USA
    Am Heart J 144:440-8. 2002
    ..We evaluated whether risk stratification based on risk of sudden cardiac death alone was sufficient to predict the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the ICD...
  7. pmc Prevalence of HIV infection among inpatients and outpatients in Department of Veterans Affairs health care systems: implications for screening programs for HIV
    Douglas K Owens
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, Calif, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:2173-8. 2007
    ..We sought to determine the prevalence of HIV in both inpatient and outpatient settings in 6 Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care sites...
  8. doi request reprint AHRQ series paper 5: grading the strength of a body of evidence when comparing medical interventions--agency for healthcare research and quality and the effective health-care program
    Douglas K Owens
    VA Palo Alto Healthcare System, Palo Alto, CA, 94304 USA Stanford UCSF Evidence based Practice Center, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:513-23. 2010
    ..To establish guidance on grading strength of evidence for the Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC) program of the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality...
  9. ncbi request reprint Analytic tools for public health decision making
    Douglas K Owens
    VA Health Care System 111A, 3801 Miranda Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Med Decis Making 22:S3-10. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of bypass surgery versus stenting in patients with multivessel coronary artery disease
    Cynthia A Yock
    Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Am J Med 115:382-9. 2003
    ..To compare the cost-effectiveness of surgical and angioplasty-based coronary artery revascularization techniques, in particular, angioplasty with primary stenting...
  11. pmc Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of vaccination against pandemic influenza (H1N1) 2009
    Nayer Khazeni
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Drive, H3143, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Ann Intern Med 151:829-39. 2009
    ..Decisions on the timing and extent of vaccination against pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus are complex...
  12. ncbi request reprint Challenges in systematic reviews: synthesis of topics related to the delivery, organization, and financing of health care
    Dena M Bravata
    Stanford University, California, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:1056-65. 2005
    ..As the primary literature on these topics expands, so will opportunities to develop additional novel methods for performing high-quality comprehensive syntheses...
  13. pmc Cost-effectiveness of HIV monitoring strategies in resource-limited settings: a southern African analysis
    Eran Bendavid
    Center for Health Policy and the Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, School of Medicine, Stanford University, 117 Encina Commons, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1910-8. 2008
    ..Although the number of infected persons receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in low- and middle-income countries has increased dramatically, optimal disease management is not well defined...
  14. doi request reprint Cost effectiveness of alternative imaging strategies for the diagnosis of small-bowel Crohn's disease
    Barrett G Levesque
    Center for Health Policy and Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University School of Medicine, California, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 8:261-7, 267.e1-4. 2010
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Systematic review: the comparative effectiveness of percutaneous coronary interventions and coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Dena M Bravata
    Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research and Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 6019, USA
    Ann Intern Med 147:703-16. 2007
    ..The comparative effectiveness of coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for patients in whom both procedures are feasible remains poorly understood...
  16. ncbi request reprint Inhalational, gastrointestinal, and cutaneous anthrax in children: a systematic review of cases: 1900 to 2005
    Dena M Bravata
    Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 6019, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:896-905. 2007
    ..To systematically review all published case reports of children with anthrax to evaluate the predictors of disease progression and mortality...
  17. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis: accuracy of quantitative ultrasound for identifying patients with osteoporosis
    Smita Nayak
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:832-41. 2006
    ..However, there is no consensus regarding its accuracy for identifying patients with osteoporosis...
  18. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of therapy with teriparatide and alendronate in women with severe osteoporosis
    Hau Liu
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1209-17. 2006
    ..Teriparatide is a promising new agent for the treatment of osteoporosis...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of strategies to expand antiretroviral therapy in St. Petersburg, Russia
    Elisa F Long
    Department of Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    AIDS 20:2207-15. 2006
    ..To assess the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of treating HIV-infected injection drug users (IDUs) and non-IDUs in Russia with highly active antiretroviral therapy HAART...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness as an outcome in randomized clinical trials
    Mark A Hlatky
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5405, USA
    Clin Trials 3:543-51. 2006
    ..Economic outcomes are now included in many contemporary randomized trials and provide an additional dimension to the assessment of interventions. Economic data collection and analysis pose several methodologic challenges, however...
  21. pmc Expanding antiretroviral options in resource-limited settings--a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Eran Bendavid
    Department of Medicine, Center for Health Policy and Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 52:106-13. 2009
    ..The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of increasing the number of antiretroviral regimens is unknown...
  22. doi request reprint Isolated disease of the proximal left anterior descending artery comparing the effectiveness of percutaneous coronary interventions and coronary artery bypass surgery
    John R Kapoor
    Department of Cardiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, California, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 1:483-91. 2008
    ..This study sought to systematically compare the effectiveness of percutaneous coronary intervention and coronary artery bypass surgery in patients with single-vessel disease of the proximal left anterior descending (LAD) coronary artery...
  23. doi request reprint Quality improvement strategies for children with asthma: a systematic review
    Dena M Bravata
    Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford, CA 94305 6019, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:572-81. 2009
    ..To evaluate the evidence that quality improvement (QI) strategies can improve the processes and outcomes of outpatient pediatric asthma care...
  24. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of alternative management strategies for patients with solitary pulmonary nodules
    Michael K Gould
    Pulmonary Section, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, 3801 Miranda Avenue, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:724-35. 2003
    ..Positron emission tomography (PET) with 18-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) is a potentially useful but expensive test to diagnose solitary pulmonary nodules...
  25. ncbi request reprint Test performance of positron emission tomography and computed tomography for mediastinal staging in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer: a meta-analysis
    Michael K Gould
    Pulmonary Section 111P, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:879-92. 2003
    ....
  26. pmc Comparative effectiveness of HIV testing and treatment in highly endemic regions
    Eran Bendavid
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Center for Health Policy, Department of Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University, 117 Encina Commons, Stanford, CA 94305 8526, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1347-54. 2010
    ..Universal testing and treatment holds promise for reducing the burden of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in sub-Saharan Africa, but linkage from testing to treatment sites and retention in care are inadequate...
  27. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of the implantable cardioverter defibrillator
    Mark A Hlatky
    Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA 94305 5405, USA
    Card Electrophysiol Rev 7:479-82. 2003
    ..A rough rule of thumb is that the ICD will be economically attractive when it prolongs mean survival by six months or more, which is attainable in higher risk patient subgroups...
  28. pmc Evaluating detection and diagnostic decision support systems for bioterrorism response
    Dena M Bravata
    University of California San Francisco Stanford Evidence based Practice Center, Stanford, California, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:100-8. 2004
    ..Because false-positive and false-negative rates are unknown for most systems, decision making on the basis of these systems is seriously compromised. We describe a framework for the design of future evaluations of such systems...
  29. ncbi request reprint A conceptual framework for evaluating information technologies and decision support systems for bioterrorism preparedness and response
    Dena M Bravata
    Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305 6019, USA
    Med Decis Making 24:192-206. 2004
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Systematic review: surveillance systems for early detection of bioterrorism-related diseases
    Dena M Bravata
    University of California, San Francisco Stanford Evidence based Practice Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:910-22. 2004
    ..Given the threat of bioterrorism and the increasing availability of electronic data for surveillance, surveillance systems for the early detection of illnesses and syndromes potentially related to bioterrorism have proliferated...
  31. doi request reprint Population strategies to decrease sodium intake and the burden of cardiovascular disease: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Crystal M Smith-Spangler
    Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Healthcare System, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Ann Intern Med 152:481-7, W170-3. 2010
    ..Sodium consumption raises blood pressure, increasing the risk for heart attack and stroke. Several countries, including the United States, are considering strategies to decrease population sodium intake...
  32. doi request reprint Health outcomes and costs of community mitigation strategies for an influenza pandemic in the United States
    Daniella J Perlroth
    Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 50:165-74. 2010
    ..The optimal community-level approach to control pandemic influenza is unknown...
  33. pmc Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of expanded antiviral prophylaxis and adjuvanted vaccination strategies for an influenza A (H5N1) pandemic
    Nayer Khazeni
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Drive, H3143, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Ann Intern Med 151:840-53. 2009
    ..The pandemic potential of influenza A (H5N1) virus is a prominent public health concern of the 21st century...
  34. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based medicine and policy: the case of the implantable cardioverter defibrillator
    Mark A Hlatky
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:42-51. 2005
    ....
  35. pmc Cost-effectiveness of antiretroviral regimens in the World Health Organization's treatment guidelines: a South African analysis
    Eran Bendavid
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, USA
    AIDS 25:211-20. 2011
    ..the World Health Organization (WHO) recently changed its first-line antiretroviral treatment guidelines in resource-limited settings. The cost-effectiveness of the new guidelines is unknown...
  36. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of genetic testing in family members of patients with long-QT syndrome
    MARCO V PEREZ
    Center for Inherited Cardiovascular Disease, Stanford University Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 4:76-84. 2011
    ..Genetic testing can identify mutations in 75% of patients with LQTS, but genetic testing of family members remains controversial...
  37. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of using high-sensitivity C-reactive protein to identify intermediate- and low-cardiovascular-risk individuals for statin therapy
    Keane K Lee
    Stanford University Schools of Medicine, CA, USA
    Circulation 122:1478-87. 2010
    ..High sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) testing has been advocated to identify low- and intermediate-risk individuals who may benefit from statin therapy...
  38. ncbi request reprint Planning the bioterrorism response supply chain: learn and live
    Margaret L Brandeau
    Department of Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford California, USA
    Am J Disaster Med 2:231-47. 2007
    ..Such lessons could also be applied to the response supply chains for disease outbreaks and natural and manmade disasters...
  39. doi request reprint Coronary artery bypass surgery compared with percutaneous coronary interventions for multivessel disease: a collaborative analysis of individual patient data from ten randomised trials
    Mark A Hlatky
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Lancet 373:1190-7. 2009
    ..We undertook a collaborative analysis of data from randomised trials to assess whether the effects of the procedures on mortality are modified by patient characteristics...
  40. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of a potential prophylactic Helicobacter pylori vaccine in the United States
    Marcia F T Rupnow
    Department of Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    J Infect Dis 200:1311-7. 2009
    ..Helicobacter pylori vaccines are under development to prevent infection. We quantified the cost-effectiveness of such a vaccine in the United States, using a dynamic transmission model...
  41. doi request reprint Management of acute kidney injury in the intensive care unit: a cost-effectiveness analysis of daily vs alternate-day hemodialysis
    Amar A Desai
    Division of Nephrology, Stanford University School of Medicine, 780 Welch Rd, Ste 106, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1761-7. 2008
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Systematic review: a century of inhalational anthrax cases from 1900 to 2005
    Jon Erik C Holty
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Stanford University, San Francisco, California 94305 5236, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:270-80. 2006
    ..Mortality from inhalational anthrax during the 2001 U.S. attack was substantially lower than that reported historically...
  43. ncbi request reprint Clopidogrel versus aspirin for secondary prophylaxis of vascular events: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Mark D Schleinitz
    Department of Medicine JPW, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Am J Med 116:797-806. 2004
    ..We evaluated the cost-effectiveness of clopidogrel and aspirin as secondary prevention in patients with a prior myocardial infarction, a prior stroke, or peripheral arterial disease...
  44. ncbi request reprint Quality improvement strategies for hypertension management: a systematic review
    Judith M E Walsh
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Med Care 44:646-57. 2006
    ..Care remains suboptimal for many patients with hypertension...
  45. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of photodynamic therapy for high-grade dysplasia in Barrett's esophagus
    Rohini Vij
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, California, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 60:739-56. 2004
    ..Our aim was to identify the most effective and cost-effective strategy for managing high-grade dysplasia in Barrett's esophagus without associated endoscopically visible abnormalities...
  46. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of the pneumococcal vaccine in healthy younger adults
    Patricia Vold Pepper
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Naval Medical Center San Diego, 34800 Bob Wilson Drive, Box 130, San Diego, CA 92134 5000, USA
    Med Decis Making 22:S45-57. 2002
    ..The authors evaluated the cost-effectiveness of the pneumococcal vaccine and determined the net health benefits conferred for the healthy young adult population...
  47. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of defending against bioterrorism: a comparison of vaccination and antibiotic prophylaxis against anthrax
    Robert A Fowler
    Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 142:601-10. 2005
    ..Weaponized Bacillus anthracis is one of the few biological agents that can cause death and disease in sufficient numbers to devastate an urban setting...
  48. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of screening for HIV in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Gillian D Sanders
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:570-85. 2005
    ..The costs, benefits, and cost-effectiveness of screening for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in health care settings during the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) have not been determined...
  49. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of training unselected laypersons in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and defibrillation
    Peter W Groeneveld
    Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Med 118:58-67. 2005
    ..We compared the costs and health benefits of alternative resuscitation training strategies for adults without professional first-responder duties who are at average risk of encountering cases of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest...
  50. ncbi request reprint Primary care management of chronic stable angina and asymptomatic suspected or known coronary artery disease: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians
    Vincenza Snow
    American College of Physicians and University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:562-7. 2004
    ....
  51. pmc Current diagnosis of venous thromboembolism in primary care: a clinical practice guideline from the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:57-62. 2007
    ..The purpose of this guideline is to present recommendations based on current evidence to clinicians to aid in the diagnosis of lower extremity deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism...
  52. ncbi request reprint Screening for osteoporosis in men: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians and University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:680-4. 2008
    ..The American College of Physicians developed this guideline to present the available evidence on risk factors and screening tests for osteoporosis in men...
  53. pmc Improving HIV screening and receipt of results by nurse-initiated streamlined counseling and rapid testing
    Henry D Anaya
    Center for the Study of Healthcare Provider Behavior, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:800-7. 2008
    ..HIV rapid testing is effective in many healthcare settings, but scant research has been done within primary care settings or within the US Department of Veteran's Affairs Healthcare System...
  54. pmc Evaluating detection of an inhalational anthrax outbreak
    David L Buckeridge
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1942-9. 2006
    ..9 and 0.32 days at a specificity of 0.975. When syndromic surveillance was sufficiently sensitive to detect a substantial proportion of outbreaks before clinical case finding, it generated frequent false alarms...
  55. pmc The cost-effectiveness of counseling strategies to improve adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy among men who have sex with men
    Gregory S Zaric
    Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Med Decis Making 28:359-76. 2008
    ..The authors developed a model to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of counseling interventions to improve adherence to HAART among men who have sex with men (MSM)...
  56. doi request reprint Modeling the logistics of response to anthrax bioterrorism
    Gregory S Zaric
    Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, Canada
    Med Decis Making 28:332-50. 2008
    ..How should such a logistical system be organized? How much capacity should be built into each element of the bioterrorism response supply chain?..
  57. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of primary care patients with chronic stable angina: guidelines from the American College of Physicians
    Vincenza Snow
    American College of Physicians and University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:57-64. 2004
    ..A future guideline will cover pharmacologic therapy and follow-up...
  58. ncbi request reprint Screening mammography for women 40 to 49 years of age: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians and Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 146:511-5. 2007
    ..The purpose of this guideline is to present the available evidence for screening mammography in women 40 to 49 years of age and to increase clinicians' understanding of the benefits and risks of screening mammography...
  59. ncbi request reprint Management of newly detected atrial fibrillation: a clinical practice guideline from the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American College of Physicians
    Vincenza Snow
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:1009-17. 2003
    ..The choice of agent predominantly depends on specific risk of side effects based on patient characteristics. Grade: 2A...
  60. ncbi request reprint Management of venous thromboembolism: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Family Physicians
    Vincenza Snow
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 146:204-10. 2007
    ..The target patient population is patients receiving a diagnosis of pulmonary embolism or lower-extremity deep venous thrombosis...
  61. pmc Predicting the impact of a partially effective HIV vaccine and subsequent risk behavior change on the heterosexual HIV epidemic in low- and middle-income countries: A South African example
    Kyeen M Andersson
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:78-90. 2007
    ..Even modestly effective HIV vaccines can confer enormous benefits in terms of HIV infections averted and decreased HIV prevalence. However, programs to reduce risk behavior may be important components of successful vaccination campaigns...
  62. ncbi request reprint Risk assessment for and strategies to reduce perioperative pulmonary complications for patients undergoing noncardiothoracic surgery: a guideline from the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:575-80. 2006
    ..The target audience for this guideline is general internists or other clinicians involved in perioperative management of surgical patients. The target patient population is all adult persons undergoing noncardiothoracic surgery...
  63. pmc Management of venous thromboembolism: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Family Physicians
    Vincenza Snow
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:74-80. 2007
    ..The target patient population is patients receiving a diagnosis of pulmonary embolism or lower-extremity deep venous thrombosis...
  64. ncbi request reprint Current pharmacologic treatment of dementia: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Family Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians and University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:370-8. 2008
    ..Grade: weak recommendation, low-quality evidence.) RECOMMENDATION 3: There is an urgent need for further research on the clinical effectiveness of pharmacologic management of dementia...
  65. ncbi request reprint Implementing effective hypertension quality improvement strategies: barriers and potential solutions
    Judith M E Walsh
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 10:311-6. 2008
    ..Future research must address which components of quality improvement interventions are most successful in achieving blood pressure control...
  66. ncbi request reprint Assessing the benefits and costs of new therapies for hepatitis B virus infection
    Douglas K Owens
    Ann Intern Med 142:863-4. 2005
  67. ncbi request reprint Screening for hereditary hemochromatosis: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:517-21. 2005
    ..The target patient population is all persons who have a probability or susceptibility of developing hereditary hemochromatosis, including the relatives of individuals who already have the disease...
  68. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic treatment of low bone density or osteoporosis to prevent fractures: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:404-15. 2008
    ..RECOMMENDATION 4: ACP recommends further research to evaluate treatment of osteoporosis in men and women...

Research Grants10

  1. Making Better Decisions: Policy Modeling for AIDS and Drug Abuse
    Douglas Owens; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  2. Making Better Decisions: Policy Modeling-AIDS/Drug Abuse
    Douglas Owens; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  3. Making Better Decisions: Policy Modeling for AIDS and Drug Abuse
    Douglas K Owens; Fiscal Year: 2010
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