Brian S Alper

Summary

Affiliation: University of Missouri-Columbia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Urinary tract infection in children
    Brian S Alper
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, Missouri, USA
    Am Fam Physician 72:2483-8. 2005
  2. pmc Physicians answer more clinical questions and change clinical decisions more often with synthesized evidence: a randomized trial in primary care
    Brian S Alper
    DynaMed, Columbia, MO, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:507-13. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Experiential curriculum improves medical students' ability to answer clinical questions using the internet
    Brian S Alper
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri Columbia, USA
    Fam Med 37:565-9. 2005
  4. pmc How much effort is needed to keep up with the literature relevant for primary care?
    Brian S Alper
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Missouri Columbia, 65201, USA
    J Med Libr Assoc 92:429-37. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Using systematic literature surveillance
    Brian S Alper
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri Columbia, 65201 USA
    J Fam Pract 54:516. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of online medical information
    Brian S Alper
    DynaMed, Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA
    Am Fam Physician 74:482, 485. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Intention-to-treat analysis: who is in? Who is out?
    Robin L Kruse
    Department of Family Community Medicine, University of Missouri Columbia School of Medicine, M228 Medical Sciences Bldg, Columbia, MO 65212, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:969-71. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Treatment of postherpetic neuralgia: a systematic review of the literature
    Brian S Alper
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri Columbia School of Medicine, Columbia, MO 65212, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:121-8. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Response to proposal for use of SORT evidence levels
    Brian S Alper
    Am Fam Physician 70:2269; author reply 2269-70. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Defending the use of EBM and shared decision making
    Brian S Alper
    Am Fam Physician 71:1261-2. 2005

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Urinary tract infection in children
    Brian S Alper
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, Missouri, USA
    Am Fam Physician 72:2483-8. 2005
    ..Oral antibiotics are as effective as parenteral therapy in randomized trials. The optimal duration of antibiotic therapy has not been established, but one-day therapies have been shown to be inferior to longer treatment courses...
  2. pmc Physicians answer more clinical questions and change clinical decisions more often with synthesized evidence: a randomized trial in primary care
    Brian S Alper
    DynaMed, Columbia, MO, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:507-13. 2005
    ..We investigated whether primary care clinicians would answer more clinical questions, change clinical decision making, and alter search time using DynaMed in addition to their usual information sources...
  3. ncbi request reprint Experiential curriculum improves medical students' ability to answer clinical questions using the internet
    Brian S Alper
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri Columbia, USA
    Fam Med 37:565-9. 2005
    ..We provided clinically integrated teaching of using the Internet to answer clinical questions for third-year medical students and assessed the change in their search skills...
  4. pmc How much effort is needed to keep up with the literature relevant for primary care?
    Brian S Alper
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Missouri Columbia, 65201, USA
    J Med Libr Assoc 92:429-37. 2004
    ..The authors estimated the volume of medical literature potentially relevant to primary care published in a month and the time required for physicians trained in medical epidemiology to evaluate it for updating a clinical knowledge base...
  5. ncbi request reprint Using systematic literature surveillance
    Brian S Alper
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri Columbia, 65201 USA
    J Fam Pract 54:516. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of online medical information
    Brian S Alper
    DynaMed, Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA
    Am Fam Physician 74:482, 485. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Intention-to-treat analysis: who is in? Who is out?
    Robin L Kruse
    Department of Family Community Medicine, University of Missouri Columbia School of Medicine, M228 Medical Sciences Bldg, Columbia, MO 65212, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:969-71. 2002
    ..Nineteen of the 92 studies excluded more than 5% of randomized participants, and 10 excluded more than 10%. There is considerable variation in how researchers define and apply the principle of intention to treat...
  8. ncbi request reprint Treatment of postherpetic neuralgia: a systematic review of the literature
    Brian S Alper
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri Columbia School of Medicine, Columbia, MO 65212, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:121-8. 2002
    ..We wanted to determine whether any treatment had been shown to reduce pain or disability from postherpetic neuralgia (PHN), a common sequela of herpes zoster in elderly patients...
  9. ncbi request reprint Response to proposal for use of SORT evidence levels
    Brian S Alper
    Am Fam Physician 70:2269; author reply 2269-70. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Defending the use of EBM and shared decision making
    Brian S Alper
    Am Fam Physician 71:1261-2. 2005
  11. ncbi request reprint Communicating evidence for participatory decision making
    Ronald M Epstein
    Rochester Center to Improve Communication in Health Care, Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    JAMA 291:2359-66. 2004
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  12. ncbi request reprint Practical evidence-based Internet resources
    Brian S Alper
    Fam Pract Manag 10:49-52. 2003
  13. ncbi request reprint DynaMed is evidence based
    Brian S Alper
    Fam Med 35:540-1; author reply 541. 2003
  14. ncbi request reprint Which database for which search?
    Eamon C Armstrong
    J Fam Pract 51:181-2; author reply 182. 2002
  15. ncbi request reprint Evaluating evidence-based practice performance
    Brian S Alper
    ACP J Club 145:A10. 2006