M L Metersky

Summary

Affiliation: University of Connecticut Health Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The effect of marital status on the presentation and outcomes of elderly male veterans hospitalized for pneumonia
    Mark L Metersky
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Ave, Farmington, CT 06030 1321, USA
    Chest 142:982-7. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Predictors of in-hospital vs postdischarge mortality in pneumonia
    Mark L Metersky
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Chest 142:476-81. 2012
  3. doi request reprint The initial evaluation of adults with bronchiectasis
    Mark L Metersky
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, 06030 1321, USA
    Clin Chest Med 33:219-31. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Epidemiology, microbiology, and treatment considerations for bacterial pneumonia complicating influenza
    Mark L Metersky
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 263 Farmington Ave, Farmington, CT 06030 1321, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 16:e321-31. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Improving the care of patients with community-acquired pneumonia: a multihospital collaborative QI project
    M L Metersky
    Pulmonary Division, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 25:182-90. 1999
  6. doi request reprint The Medicare Physician Quality Reporting Initiative: what do chest physicians need to know?
    Mark L Metersky
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA
    Chest 136:1644-9. 2009
  7. doi request reprint New treatment options for bronchiectasis
    Mark L Metersky
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 06030 1321, USA
    Ther Adv Respir Dis 4:93-9. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Determining the optimal pneumococcal vaccination strategy for adults: is there a role for the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine?
    Mark L Metersky
    Center for Bronchiectasis Care, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 06030 1321, USA
    Chest 138:486-90. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Racial disparities in the frequency of patient safety events: results from the National Medicare Patient Safety Monitoring System
    Mark L Metersky
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 06030 1225, USA
    Med Care 49:504-10. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Should management of pneumonia be an indicator of quality of care?
    Mark L Metersky
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 1321, USA
    Clin Chest Med 32:575-89. 2011

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. pmc The effect of marital status on the presentation and outcomes of elderly male veterans hospitalized for pneumonia
    Mark L Metersky
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Ave, Farmington, CT 06030 1321, USA
    Chest 142:982-7. 2012
    ..Although marital status has been shown to affect the outcomes of many conditions, there are limited data on the relationships between marital status and the presentation and outcomes of pneumonia...
  2. ncbi request reprint Predictors of in-hospital vs postdischarge mortality in pneumonia
    Mark L Metersky
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Chest 142:476-81. 2012
    ..This study was undertaken to determine which factors predict in-hospital vs postdischarge mortality in patients with pneumonia...
  3. doi request reprint The initial evaluation of adults with bronchiectasis
    Mark L Metersky
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, 06030 1321, USA
    Clin Chest Med 33:219-31. 2012
    ..There is not one panel of tests that can be recommended for all patients. This article reviews the initial evaluation of an adult patient with bronchiectasis...
  4. doi request reprint Epidemiology, microbiology, and treatment considerations for bacterial pneumonia complicating influenza
    Mark L Metersky
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 263 Farmington Ave, Farmington, CT 06030 1321, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 16:e321-31. 2012
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Improving the care of patients with community-acquired pneumonia: a multihospital collaborative QI project
    M L Metersky
    Pulmonary Division, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 25:182-90. 1999
    ..The quality indicators dealing with timeliness of antibiotic delivery were specifically addressed by five hospitals. However, each hospital also picked one or two other processes of care for intervention...
  6. doi request reprint The Medicare Physician Quality Reporting Initiative: what do chest physicians need to know?
    Mark L Metersky
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA
    Chest 136:1644-9. 2009
    ..Physicians should strongly consider participating in PQRI because it is likely to form the framework for future pay for performance, in which the dollars at stake may be much higher...
  7. doi request reprint New treatment options for bronchiectasis
    Mark L Metersky
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 06030 1321, USA
    Ther Adv Respir Dis 4:93-9. 2010
    ..Many small studies support their use in this population, although several had methodologic flaws. Thus, although chronic low-dose macrolide therapy is often used in these patients, more conclusive evidence is awaited...
  8. doi request reprint Determining the optimal pneumococcal vaccination strategy for adults: is there a role for the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine?
    Mark L Metersky
    Center for Bronchiectasis Care, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 06030 1321, USA
    Chest 138:486-90. 2010
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Racial disparities in the frequency of patient safety events: results from the National Medicare Patient Safety Monitoring System
    Mark L Metersky
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 06030 1225, USA
    Med Care 49:504-10. 2011
    ..Although there is extensive evidence of racial disparities in processes and outcomes of medical care, there has been limited investigation of disparities in patient safety...
  10. doi request reprint Should management of pneumonia be an indicator of quality of care?
    Mark L Metersky
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 1321, USA
    Clin Chest Med 32:575-89. 2011
    ..To maximize the potential for improved patient outcomes, physicians and regulators must remain vigilant to detect unintended negative consequences related to performance measurement...
  11. ncbi request reprint Antibiotics for bacteremic pneumonia: Improved outcomes with macrolides but not fluoroquinolones
    Mark L Metersky
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Ave, Farmington, CT 06030 1321, USA
    Chest 131:466-73. 2007
    ..The study of outcomes of a large cohort of patients with bacteremic pneumonia provides a unique opportunity to address these questions by excluding patients with primary atypical infection...
  12. ncbi request reprint Predicting bacteremia in patients with community-acquired pneumonia
    Mark L Metersky
    Pulmonary Division, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 1225, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 169:342-7. 2004
    ..These tools may allow clinicians to target patients with pneumonia in whom blood cultures are most likely to yield a pathogen...
  13. ncbi request reprint Community-acquired pneumonia: process of care studies
    Mark L Metersky
    Qualidigm, Middletown, Connecticut, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 15:169-74. 2002
    ..Promptly switching to oral antibiotic therapy can often lead to a shorter length of hospital stay; however, concern has arisen regarding the effect of shorter lengths of stay on patient outcomes...
  14. ncbi request reprint Is the lateral decubitus radiograph necessary for the management of a parapneumonic pleural effusion?
    Mark L Metersky
    Pulmonary Division, Health Center, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 1225, USA
    Chest 124:1129-32. 2003
  15. ncbi request reprint Temporal trends in outcomes of older patients with pneumonia
    M L Metersky
    Pulmonary Division, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Ave, Farmington, CT 06030 1225, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:3385-91. 2000
    ..This study was performed to determine trends in outcomes of care for older patients hospitalized for pneumonia...
  16. ncbi request reprint What have we learned about how to measure quality of care for patients with community-acquired pneumonia?
    Mark L Metersky
    Pulmonary Division, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 1225, USA
    Respir Care Clin N Am 11:87-98. 2005
    ..The admission decision and the length of time that intravenous antibiotics are used are process measurements that directly affect financial outcomes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Improving the care of patients with community-acquired pneumonia: a multihospital collaborative QI project
    M L Metersky
    Pulmonary Division, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, USA
    Conn Med 63:425-31. 1999
    ..The quality indicators dealing with timeliness of antibiotic delivery were specifically addressed by five hospitals. However, each hospital also picked one or two other process of care for intervention...
  18. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic timing and diagnostic uncertainty in Medicare patients with pneumonia: is it reasonable to expect all patients to receive antibiotics within 4 hours?
    Mark L Metersky
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA
    Chest 130:16-21. 2006
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic pneumonia syndrome following myeloablative chemotherapy and autologous transplantation
    S F Bilgrami
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 1315, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 35:196-201. 2001
    ..To report the outcome as well as the clinical, radiographic, and pathologic features of idiopathic pneumonia syndrome (IPS) following autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplantation (aPBSCT)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of sarcoidosis-associated pulmonary hypertension with bosentan
    Raymond J Foley
    Division of Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Conn, USA
    Respiration 75:211-4. 2008
    ..We present a patient with sarcoidosis-associated pulmonary hypertension who achieved substantial clinical improvement with the dual endothelin receptor antagonist bosentan...
  21. doi request reprint Etanercept-induced lupus erythematosus presenting as a unilateral pleural effusion
    Jafar Abunasser
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA
    Chest 134:850-3. 2008
    ..He was ultimately found to have drug-induced lupus erythematosus due to the etanercept. The spectrum of autoimmune disease due to the use of tumor necrosis factor inhibitors is reviewed...
  22. ncbi request reprint The significance of parapneumonic pleural effusions developing during antibiotic treatment for pneumonia
    Madalina Macrea
    Salem VA Medical Center, Virginia, USA
    Conn Med 70:371-5. 2006
    ..There are little data regarding the outcomes of parapneumonic pleural effusions that first appear during antibiotic treatment of the underlying pneumonia...
  23. doi request reprint Evaluation of ICU admission criteria and diagnostic methods for patients with severe community-acquired pneumonia: current practice survey
    Marcos I Restrepo
    Chest 133:828-9. 2008
  24. doi request reprint Measuring the performance of performance measurement
    Mark L Metersky
    Arch Intern Med 168:347-8. 2008