R Scott Braithwaite
Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
- Estimating hip fracture morbidity, mortality and costsR Scott Braithwaite
Section of Decision Sciences and Clinical Systems Modeling, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 51:364-70. 2003..To estimate lifetime morbidity, mortality, and costs from hip fracture incorporating the effect of deficits in activities of daily living...
- Meta-analysis of vascular and neoplastic events associated with tamoxifenR Scott Braithwaite
Section of Clinical Systems Modeling, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicne, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
J Gen Intern Med 18:937-47. 2003..Our purpose was to estimate the effects of tamoxifen on potentially life-threatening vascular and neoplastic outcomes...
- Systematic review: noninvasive testing for Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeaeRobert L Cook
Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
Ann Intern Med 142:914-25. 2005..Testing of urine samples is noninvasive and could overcome several barriers to screening for chlamydial and gonococcal infections, but most test samples are obtained directly from the cervix or urethra...
- Findings of the first consensus conference on medical emergency teamsMichael A DeVita
Departments of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
Crit Care Med 34:2463-78. 2006..Studies show that an RRS may improve outcome, but questions remain regarding the benefit, design elements, and advisability of implementing a MET system...
- Intoxication before intercourse and risky sexual behavior in male veterans with and without human immunodeficiency virus infectionRobert L Cook
Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
Med Care 44:S31-6. 2006....
- Informing shared decisions about advance directives for patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a modeling approachNegin Hajizadeh
Division of General Internal Medicine, New York University, New York, NY 10010, USA
Value Health 15:357-66. 2012....
- Adherence, virological and immunological outcomes for HIV-infected veterans starting combination antiretroviral therapiesR Scott Braithwaite
Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Yale University, 950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
AIDS 21:1579-89. 2007..We aimed to determine adherence, virological, and immunological outcomes one year after starting a first combination antiretroviral therapy (ART) regimen...
- Using mechanistic models to simulate comparative effectiveness trials of therapy and to estimate long-term outcomes in HIV careMark S Roberts
Department of Health Policy and Management, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
Med Care 48:S90-5. 2010..Mechanistic models of HIV infection can be used to conduct virtual therapeutic trials with the goal of predicting outcomes, some of which are long-term and may not fall within the time frame of a typical therapeutic trial...
- Do benefits of earlier antiretroviral treatment initiation outweigh harms for individuals at risk for poor adherence?R Scott Braithwaite
Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, Yale University, Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut, USA
Clin Infect Dis 48:822-6. 2009..Earlier treatment increased life expectancy across a wide adherence range (50%-100% of doses taken). Delaying treatment for patients with suboptimal adherence may not always be appropriate...
- Improving the utilization of medical crisis teams (Condition C) at an urban tertiary care hospitalMohamed I Foraida
University of Pittsburgh Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
J Crit Care 18:87-94. 2003..CONCLUSION: Utilization of an important patient safety measure may be increased by focused interventions at an urban tertiary care hospital...
- Adjusting alcohol quantity for mean consumption and intoxication threshold improves prediction of nonadherence in HIV patients and HIV-negative controlsR Scott Braithwaite
Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine and Connecticut Veterans Administration Medical Center, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:1645-51. 2008..We investigated whether considering an individual's usual drinking quantity or threshold for alcohol-induced cognitive impairment improves the prediction of nonadherence with prescribed medications...
- What does the value of modern medicine say about the $50,000 per quality-adjusted life-year decision rule?R Scott Braithwaite
Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Med Care 46:349-56. 2008..However, many investigators have questioned the scientific basis of this rule, and it has not been updated...
- A temporal and dose-response association between alcohol consumption and medication adherence among veterans in careR Scott Braithwaite
West Haven Veterans Administration Medical Center and Yale University School of Medicine, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:1190-7. 2005..g., illicit drug use). Our objective was to determine whether there are temporal and dose-response relationships between alcohol consumption and poor adherence...
- Influence of alternative thresholds for initiating HIV treatment on quality-adjusted life expectancy: a decision modelR Scott Braithwaite
Yale University and Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
Ann Intern Med 148:178-85. 2008..The optimal threshold for initiating HIV treatment is unclear...
- A framework for tailoring clinical guidelines to comorbidity at the point of careR Scott Braithwaite
Section of General Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, West Haven Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, VACS 11 ACSL G, 950 Campbell Ave, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
Arch Intern Med 167:2361-5. 2007..Evidence is accumulating to suggest that clinical guidelines should be modified for patients with comorbidities, yet there is no quantitative and objective approach that considers benefits together with risks...
- Incorporating quality of evidence into decision analytic modelingR Scott Braithwaite
Yale University School of Medicine and Connecticut Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, New Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
Ann Intern Med 146:133-41. 2007..We conclude that the results of decision modeling may vary dramatically depending on the stringency of the criteria for selecting evidence to use in the model...
- The value of medical spending in the United StatesR Scott Braithwaite
N Engl J Med 355:2492; author reply 2492. 2006
- Decreased awareness of current smoking among health care providers of HIV-positive compared to HIV-negative veteransKristina Crothers
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
J Gen Intern Med 22:749-54. 2007..Cigarette smoking is an important risk factor for morbidity and mortality in HIV-positive patients on combination antiretroviral therapy...