Kevin L Kraemer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Alcohol problems and health care services use in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected and HIV-uninfected veterans
    Kevin L Kraemer
    Center for Research on Health Care, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Med Care 44:S44-51. 2006
  2. doi request reprint HIV infection and the risk of acute myocardial infarction
    Matthew S Freiberg
    University of Pittsburgh School ofMedicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:614-22. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Comparing alcohol screening measures among HIV-infected and -uninfected men
    Kathleen A McGinnis
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15206 4900, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 37:435-42. 2013
  4. pmc The risk of incident coronary heart disease among veterans with and without HIV and hepatitis C
    Matthew S Freiberg
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 230 McKee Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 4:425-32. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Brief motivational enhancement intervention to prevent or reduce postpartum alcohol use: A single-blinded, randomized controlled effectiveness trial
    Doris McGartland Rubio
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Data Center, Center for Research on Health Care, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Electronic address
    J Subst Abuse Treat 46:382-9. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Patient knowledge and attitudes about avian influenza in an internal medicine clinic
    Michael A Gaglia
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Public Health 122:462-70. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Intoxication before intercourse and risky sexual behavior in male veterans with and without human immunodeficiency virus infection
    Robert L Cook
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Med Care 44:S31-6. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Independent clinical correlates of severe alcohol withdrawal
    Kevin L Kraemer
    Center for Research on Health Care and the Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Subst Abus 24:197-209. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Health utility ratings for a spectrum of alcohol-related health states
    Kevin L Kraemer
    Center for Research on Health Care, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Med Care 43:541-50. 2005
  10. pmc Decreased alcohol consumption in outpatient drinkers is associated with improved quality of life and fewer alcohol-related consequences
    Kevin L Kraemer
    Center for Research on Health Care, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:382-6. 2002

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Alcohol problems and health care services use in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected and HIV-uninfected veterans
    Kevin L Kraemer
    Center for Research on Health Care, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Med Care 44:S44-51. 2006
    ..Although alcohol problems are common in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients, their impact on health care services use in HIV-infected patients is not well understood...
  2. doi request reprint HIV infection and the risk of acute myocardial infarction
    Matthew S Freiberg
    University of Pittsburgh School ofMedicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:614-22. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Comparing alcohol screening measures among HIV-infected and -uninfected men
    Kathleen A McGinnis
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15206 4900, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 37:435-42. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc The risk of incident coronary heart disease among veterans with and without HIV and hepatitis C
    Matthew S Freiberg
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 230 McKee Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 4:425-32. 2011
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Brief motivational enhancement intervention to prevent or reduce postpartum alcohol use: A single-blinded, randomized controlled effectiveness trial
    Doris McGartland Rubio
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Data Center, Center for Research on Health Care, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Electronic address
    J Subst Abuse Treat 46:382-9. 2014
    ..The aim of this study is to assess the effect of brief motivational enhancement intervention postpartum alcohol use...
  6. doi request reprint Patient knowledge and attitudes about avian influenza in an internal medicine clinic
    Michael A Gaglia
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Public Health 122:462-70. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to describe beliefs, attitudes and knowledge regarding avian influenza among patients in an internal medicine clinic...
  7. ncbi request reprint Intoxication before intercourse and risky sexual behavior in male veterans with and without human immunodeficiency virus infection
    Robert L Cook
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Med Care 44:S31-6. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Independent clinical correlates of severe alcohol withdrawal
    Kevin L Kraemer
    Center for Research on Health Care and the Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Subst Abus 24:197-209. 2003
    ..Ascertainment of these variables early in the course of alcohol withdrawal has the potential to improve triage and treatment decisions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Health utility ratings for a spectrum of alcohol-related health states
    Kevin L Kraemer
    Center for Research on Health Care, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Med Care 43:541-50. 2005
    ..Preference-based utility ratings for health conditions are important components of cost-utility analyses and population burden of disease estimates. However, utility ratings for alcohol problems have not been determined...
  10. pmc Decreased alcohol consumption in outpatient drinkers is associated with improved quality of life and fewer alcohol-related consequences
    Kevin L Kraemer
    Center for Research on Health Care, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:382-6. 2002
    ..037) scores and had fewer alcohol-related consequences (P <.001) when compared to those with a <30% decrease. These findings suggest another benefit of alcohol screening and intervention in the primary care setting...
  11. pmc Effect of hospital-level variation in the use of carotid artery stenting versus carotid endarterectomy on perioperative stroke and death in asymptomatic patients
    Theodore H Yuo
    Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 57:627-34. 2013
    ..Furthermore, use of both CEA and CAS varies geographically, suggesting possible variation in outcomes. We compared odds of PSD after CAS and CEA in asymptomatic patients to determine the impact of this variation...
  12. doi request reprint Giving residents tools to talk about behavior change: a motivational interviewing curriculum description and evaluation
    Julie W Childers
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 89:281-7. 2012
    ..To determine whether a motivational interviewing (MI) curriculum is effective in teaching internal medicine residents core MI skills and the empathic, nonjudgmental MI style...
  13. doi request reprint Teaching the teachers: faculty preparedness and evaluation of a retreat in screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment
    Julie W Childers
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Subst Abus 33:272-7. 2012
    ..Ongoing faculty and organizational development efforts may help close these gaps...
  14. pmc Factors associated with alcohol use, depression, and their co-occurrence during pregnancy
    Doris McGartland Rubio
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:1543-51. 2008
    ..In this study, we examined factors associated with alcohol use, depression, and their co-occurrence during pregnancy...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comparison of consumption effects of brief interventions for hazardous drinking elderly
    Adam J Gordon
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15240, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 38:1017-35. 2003
    ..This study suggests that hazardous alcohol consumption in the elderly is common and that BIs reduce alcohol consumption in the elderly similar to younger populations...
  16. pmc Exposure to cannabis in popular music and cannabis use among adolescents
    Brian A Primack
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Addiction 105:515-23. 2010
    ..We aimed to determine if exposure to cannabis in popular music is associated independently with current cannabis use in a cohort of urban adolescents...
  17. doi request reprint Abdominal aortic aneurysms, increasing infrarenal aortic diameter, and risk of total mortality and incident cardiovascular disease events: 10-year follow-up data from the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Matthew S Freiberg
    University of Pittsburgh, 230 McKee Place, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Circulation 117:1010-7. 2008
    ....
  18. pmc The association between hepatitis C infection and prevalent cardiovascular disease among HIV-infected individuals
    Matthew S Freiberg
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    AIDS 21:193-7. 2007
    ..To examine the association between hepatitis C and prevalent cardiovascular disease (CVD) among HIV-infected individuals...
  19. pmc Media exposure and marijuana and alcohol use among adolescents
    Brian A Primack
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 44:722-39. 2009
    ..In adjusted models, exposure to music was independently associated with marijuana use, but exposure to movies was independently associated with alcohol use. Implications, limitations, and suggestions for further research are discussed...
  20. pmc Alcohol consumption, hypertension, and total mortality among women
    Matthew S Freiberg
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Hypertens 22:1212-8. 2009
    ..Whether moderate alcohol consumption is associated with a reduced risk of total mortality among African-American or hypertensive women is unclear...
  21. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit of screening and brief intervention for unhealthy alcohol use in medical settings
    Kevin L Kraemer
    Center for Research on Health Care, 230 McKee Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Subst Abus 28:67-77. 2007
    ..Overall, the reviewed studies support alcohol SBI in medical settings as a wise use of health care resources and illustrate the usefulness of economic evaluation for assessing alcohol prevention and treatment programs...
  22. ncbi request reprint Patient knowledge and attitudes about antiviral medication and vaccination for influenza in an internal medicine clinic
    Michael A Gaglia
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:1182-8. 2007
    ..Our objective in this study was to describe beliefs, attitudes, and knowledge regarding antiviral medication and vaccination for influenza among patients in an internal medicine clinic...
  23. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and subsequent alcohol use and problems: a prospective study of medical inpatients with unhealthy alcohol use
    Tibor P Palfai
    Department of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences, Boston University, 648 Beacon Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 68:673-80. 2007
    ..We sought to determine whether depressive symptoms assessed during hospitalization predicted alcohol use and alcohol-related problems during the subsequent year among medically ill patients...
  24. ncbi request reprint Challenges applying alcohol brief intervention in diverse practice settings: populations, outcomes, and costs
    Richard Saitz
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine and Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118 2644, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:332-8. 2006
    ..Finally, Dr. Perl discussed the salient issues and suggested future directions for work in the area of alcohol BI...
  25. ncbi request reprint Brief intervention for medical inpatients with unhealthy alcohol use: a randomized, controlled trial
    Richard Saitz
    Boston Medical Center and Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Ann Intern Med 146:167-76. 2007
    ..The efficacy of brief intervention in reducing alcohol consumption is well established for selected outpatients but not for medical inpatients...