Sadik A Khuder

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toledo
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The impact of a smoking ban on hospital admissions for coronary heart disease
    Sadik A Khuder
    Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    Prev Med 45:3-8. 2007
  2. pmc Implementation of the "FASTHUG" concept decreases the incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia in a surgical intensive care unit
    Thomas J Papadimos
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Toledo College of Medicine, 3000 Arlington Avenue, Toledo, USA
    Patient Saf Surg 2:3. 2008
  3. pmc Implementation of an antibiotic nomogram improves postoperative antibiotic utilization and safety in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting
    Thomas J Papadimos
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Toledo, College of Medicine, Toledo, USA
    Patient Saf Surg 1:2. 2007
  4. pmc Intensivist supervision of resident-placed central venous catheters decreases the incidence of catheter-related blood stream infections
    Thomas J Papadimos
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Toledo College of Medicine, 3000 Arlington Avenue, Toledo, USA
    Patient Saf Surg 2:11. 2008
  5. pmc The Alternative Splicing Mutation Database: a hub for investigations of alternative splicing using mutational evidence
    Jason M Bechtel
    Program in Bioinformatics and Proteomics Genomics, University of Toledo Health Science Campus, Toledo, Ohio 43614, USA
    BMC Res Notes 1:3. 2008
  6. pmc Calculation of splicing potential from the Alternative Splicing Mutation Database
    Jason M Bechtel
    Program in Bioinformatics and Proteomics Genomics, University of Toledo Health Science Campus, Toledo, Ohio 43614, USA
    BMC Res Notes 1:4. 2008
  7. pmc Cigarette smoking among adolescents in Northwest Ohio: correlates of prevalence and age at onset
    Sadik A Khuder
    Department of Medicine, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 5:278-89. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Migraine and biomarkers of endothelial activation in young women
    Gretchen E Tietjen
    Department of Neurology, University of Toledo College of Medicine, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    Stroke 40:2977-82. 2009
  9. doi request reprint The effect of a Web-based stroke intervention on carers' well-being and survivors' use of healthcare services
    Linda L Pierce
    College of Nursing, The University of Toledo, Toledo 43614, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 31:1676-84. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of ginkgo biloba on the pharmacokinetics of digoxin
    Vincent F Mauro
    University of Toledo, Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio 43606, USA
    Am J Ther 10:247-51. 2003

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Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint The impact of a smoking ban on hospital admissions for coronary heart disease
    Sadik A Khuder
    Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    Prev Med 45:3-8. 2007
    ..In March 2002, the city of Bowling Green, Ohio, implemented a clean indoor air ordinance banning smoking in workplaces and public places. This study evaluates the effect of this ordinance on hospital admissions for smoking-related diseases...
  2. pmc Implementation of the "FASTHUG" concept decreases the incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia in a surgical intensive care unit
    Thomas J Papadimos
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Toledo College of Medicine, 3000 Arlington Avenue, Toledo, USA
    Patient Saf Surg 2:3. 2008
    ..We report implementation of a performance improvement project that dramatically reduced our VAP rate that had exceeded the 90th percentile nationally...
  3. pmc Implementation of an antibiotic nomogram improves postoperative antibiotic utilization and safety in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting
    Thomas J Papadimos
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Toledo, College of Medicine, Toledo, USA
    Patient Saf Surg 1:2. 2007
    ..A vancomycin dosing nomogram was derived from the local patient population in the attempt to improve patient safety by convincing clinicians to use an evidence-based approach to vancomycin prescription...
  4. pmc Intensivist supervision of resident-placed central venous catheters decreases the incidence of catheter-related blood stream infections
    Thomas J Papadimos
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Toledo College of Medicine, 3000 Arlington Avenue, Toledo, USA
    Patient Saf Surg 2:11. 2008
    ..6%) vs. 1/51 (1.9%), p < .01. Interventions to reduce CRBSI in our SICU needed emphasis on adequate supervision of trainees in CVC placement, in addition to use of MSB, to effect lower CRBSI rates...
  5. pmc The Alternative Splicing Mutation Database: a hub for investigations of alternative splicing using mutational evidence
    Jason M Bechtel
    Program in Bioinformatics and Proteomics Genomics, University of Toledo Health Science Campus, Toledo, Ohio 43614, USA
    BMC Res Notes 1:3. 2008
    ..Exons from the ASMD have below average splicing junction strength scores, but the difference is small and is judged not to be significant...
  6. pmc Calculation of splicing potential from the Alternative Splicing Mutation Database
    Jason M Bechtel
    Program in Bioinformatics and Proteomics Genomics, University of Toledo Health Science Campus, Toledo, Ohio 43614, USA
    BMC Res Notes 1:4. 2008
    ..Our approach allows for computation of the cumulative SP value of any sequence segment and, thus, gives researchers the ability to measure the possible contribution of any sequence to the pattern of splicing...
  7. pmc Cigarette smoking among adolescents in Northwest Ohio: correlates of prevalence and age at onset
    Sadik A Khuder
    Department of Medicine, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 5:278-89. 2008
    ..Smoking prevention program should include components focused on adolescents' home environment and should start as early as the 4th grade...
  8. doi request reprint Migraine and biomarkers of endothelial activation in young women
    Gretchen E Tietjen
    Department of Neurology, University of Toledo College of Medicine, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    Stroke 40:2977-82. 2009
    ..There is mounting evidence of endothelial activation and dysfunction in migraine. Our objectives were to determine in a population of premenopausal women whether endothelial activation markers are associated with migraine...
  9. doi request reprint The effect of a Web-based stroke intervention on carers' well-being and survivors' use of healthcare services
    Linda L Pierce
    College of Nursing, The University of Toledo, Toledo 43614, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 31:1676-84. 2009
    ..We also postulated that those survivors whose carers participated in Caring approximately Web would use fewer healthcare services...
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of ginkgo biloba on the pharmacokinetics of digoxin
    Vincent F Mauro
    University of Toledo, Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio 43606, USA
    Am J Ther 10:247-51. 2003
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  11. ncbi request reprint Impact of preadmission variables on USMLE step 1 and step 2 performance
    James Kleshinski
    Department of Medicine, The University of Toledo College of Medicine, Health Science Campus, Toledo, OH 43614 2598, USA
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 14:69-78. 2009
    ..To examine the predictive ability of preadmission variables on United States Medical Licensing Examinations (USMLE) step 1 and step 2 performance, incorporating the use of a neural network model...
  12. doi request reprint Obesity as a risk factor for nosocomial infections in trauma patients
    Pablo E Serrano
    Department of Surgery, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 211:61-7. 2010
    ..Despite this risk, studies to date have not defined obesity as an independent risk factor for infection in trauma patients...
  13. doi request reprint Childhood maltreatment and migraine (part I). Prevalence and adult revictimization: a multicenter headache clinic survey
    Gretchen E Tietjen
    University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, USA
    Headache 50:20-31. 2010
    ..To examine the prevalence of childhood maltreatment and adult revictimization in migraineurs and the association with sociodemographic factors, depression and anxiety...
  14. doi request reprint Occupational silica exposure as a risk factor for scleroderma: a meta-analysis
    Zachary D McCormic
    College of Medicine, University of Toledo, 3120 Glendale Ave, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 83:763-9. 2010
    ..Among potential environmental risk factors for systemic sclerosis (SSc), occupational exposures have received some attention. In this meta-analysis, we examined the association between SSc and occupational exposure to silica...
  15. doi request reprint African American parents'/guardians' health literacy and self-efficacy and their child's level of asthma control
    Marilynne R Wood
    College of Nursing, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, USA
    J Pediatr Nurs 25:418-27. 2010
    ..It is necessary for patient educators to capitalize on physician/nurse visits and use the time for asthma education, particularly to increase the efficacy expectations of parents/guardians with limited health literacy skills...
  16. ncbi request reprint Crystalline silica dust and respirable particulate matter during indoor concrete grinding - wet grinding and ventilated grinding compared with uncontrolled conventional grinding
    Farhang Akbar-Khanzadeh
    Department of Public Health and HomelandSecurity, University of Toledo Health Science Campus, Toledo, Ohio 43614, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 4:770-9. 2007
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  17. pmc CEBPG transcription factor correlates with antioxidant and DNA repair genes in normal bronchial epithelial cells but not in individuals with bronchogenic carcinoma
    D Anna N Mullins
    Department of Medicine, Medical University of Ohio, Room 0012 Ruppert Health Building, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    BMC Cancer 5:141. 2005
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  18. ncbi request reprint Quality of life improves after renal artery stenting
    David J Kennedy
    Department of Medicine, University of Toledo College of Medicine, Toledo, OH 43614 2598, USA
    Biol Res Nurs 8:129-37. 2006
    ..07, beta = 5.21, p < .01). The current data suggest that renal artery stenting may improve health-related quality of life in patients with renovascular disease...
  19. doi request reprint Allodynia in migraine: association with comorbid pain conditions
    Gretchen E Tietjen
    The University of Toledo College of Medicine, Toledo, OH, USA
    Headache 49:1333-44. 2009
    ..We also evaluate the association of CA with factors such as demographic profiles, migraine characteristics, and smoking status that may have an influence on the relationships of CA to pain and mood...
  20. doi request reprint Childhood maltreatment and migraine (part II). Emotional abuse as a risk factor for headache chronification
    Gretchen E Tietjen
    University of Toledo College of Medicine, Toledo, OH, USA
    Headache 50:32-41. 2010
    ..To assess in a headache clinic population the relationship of childhood abuse and neglect with migraine characteristics, including type, frequency, disability, allodynia, and age of migraine onset...
  21. ncbi request reprint Depression and anxiety: effect on the migraine-obesity relationship
    Gretchen E Tietjen
    Department of Neurology, The University of Toledo College of Medicine, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    Headache 47:866-75. 2007
    ..To discern the effects of depression and anxiety on the migraine-obesity relationship...
  22. ncbi request reprint Environmental risk factors for rheumatoid arthritis
    Sadik A Khuder
    Department of Public Health, Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, OH 43614 5809, USA
    Rev Environ Health 17:307-15. 2002
    ..20]. The findings of this study suggest a significant elevation in the risk of RA from exposure to silica. Further studies assessing the dose-response effect would greatly aid in determining whether the observed association is causal...