David P Phillips

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Morbidity and mortality from medical errors: an increasingly serious public health problem
    David P Phillips
    Department of Sociology, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 23:135-50. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint The influence of medical and legal authorities on deaths facilitated by physicians
    D P Phillips
    Sociology Department, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0533, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 29:48-57. 1999
  3. pmc The Hound of the Baskervilles effect: natural experiment on the influence of psychological stress on timing of death
    D P Phillips
    Sociology Department, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0533, USA
    BMJ 323:1443-6. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint A spike in fatal medication errors at the beginning of each month
    David P Phillips
    Department of Sociology and the San Diego Center for Patient Safety, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0533, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 25:1-9. 2005
  5. pmc A July spike in fatal medication errors: a possible effect of new medical residents
    David P Phillips
    Department of Sociology, University of California at San Diego, 0533, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0533, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:774-9. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Alcohol as a risk factor for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)
    David P Phillips
    Department of Sociology, University of California, San Diego, 92093 0533, USA
    Addiction 106:516-25. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Exposure to New York City as a risk factor for heart attack mortality
    N Christenfeld
    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0109, USA
    Psychosom Med 61:740-3. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint What's in a name: mortality and the power of symbols
    N Christenfeld
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego 92093 0109, USA
    J Psychosom Res 47:241-54. 1999
  9. doi request reprint A steep increase in domestic fatal medication errors with use of alcohol and/or street drugs
    David P Phillips
    Department of Sociology 0533, University of California at San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093 0533, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1561-6. 2008
  10. doi request reprint The relationship between serious injury and blood alcohol concentration (BAC) in fatal motor vehicle accidents: BAC = 0.01% is associated with significantly more dangerous accidents than BAC = 0.00%
    David P Phillips
    Department of Sociology, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA 92093 0533, USA
    Addiction 106:1614-22. 2011

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Morbidity and mortality from medical errors: an increasingly serious public health problem
    David P Phillips
    Department of Sociology, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 23:135-50. 2002
    ..It may be possible to reduce prescription errors by instituting a central agency responsible for collecting, analyzing, and reporting harmful or potentially harmful drug events, and for issuing recommendations and directives...
  2. ncbi request reprint The influence of medical and legal authorities on deaths facilitated by physicians
    D P Phillips
    Sociology Department, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0533, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 29:48-57. 1999
    ..The involvement of physicians in this increase is supported by analysis of the Cruzan case. This showed a mortality peak of 57% for accident/coma patients following the court decision...
  3. pmc The Hound of the Baskervilles effect: natural experiment on the influence of psychological stress on timing of death
    D P Phillips
    Sociology Department, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0533, USA
    BMJ 323:1443-6. 2001
    ..To determine whether cardiac mortality is abnormally high on days considered unlucky: Chinese and Japanese people consider the number 4 unlucky, white Americans do not...
  4. ncbi request reprint A spike in fatal medication errors at the beginning of each month
    David P Phillips
    Department of Sociology and the San Diego Center for Patient Safety, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0533, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 25:1-9. 2005
    ..Evidence suggested that the spike in medication error deaths cannot be solely attributed to a spike in the consumption of alcohol or drugs. An increase in pharmacy error rates might play a role...
  5. pmc A July spike in fatal medication errors: a possible effect of new medical residents
    David P Phillips
    Department of Sociology, University of California at San Diego, 0533, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0533, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:774-9. 2010
    ..Many have suggested that these new medical residents may produce errors and worsen patient outcomes-the so-called "July Effect;" however, we have found no U.S. evidence documenting this effect...
  6. doi request reprint Alcohol as a risk factor for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)
    David P Phillips
    Department of Sociology, University of California, San Diego, 92093 0533, USA
    Addiction 106:516-25. 2011
    ..To test whether alcohol is a risk factor for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Exposure to New York City as a risk factor for heart attack mortality
    N Christenfeld
    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0109, USA
    Psychosom Med 61:740-3. 1999
    ..We explored this possibility and also whether IHD is reduced among NYC residents dying away from the city...
  8. ncbi request reprint What's in a name: mortality and the power of symbols
    N Christenfeld
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego 92093 0109, USA
    J Psychosom Res 47:241-54. 1999
    ..These findings cannot be explained by the effects of death cohort artifacts, gender, race, year of death, socioeconomic status, or parental neglect...
  9. doi request reprint A steep increase in domestic fatal medication errors with use of alcohol and/or street drugs
    David P Phillips
    Department of Sociology 0533, University of California at San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093 0533, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1561-6. 2008
    ..Increasingly, medications are consumed outside of clinical settings, with relatively little professional oversight. Despite this trend, previous studies of medication errors have focused on clinical settings...
  10. doi request reprint The relationship between serious injury and blood alcohol concentration (BAC) in fatal motor vehicle accidents: BAC = 0.01% is associated with significantly more dangerous accidents than BAC = 0.00%
    David P Phillips
    Department of Sociology, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA 92093 0533, USA
    Addiction 106:1614-22. 2011
    ..To analyze the severity of automotive injuries associated with blood alcohol concentration (BAC) in increments of 0.01%...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cardiac mortality is higher around Christmas and New Year's than at any other time: the holidays as a risk factor for death
    David P Phillips
    Department of Sociology, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0533, USA
    Circulation 110:3781-8. 2004
    ..Research published in Circulation has shown that cardiac mortality is highest during December and January. We investigated whether some of this spike could be ascribed to the Christmas/New Year's holidays rather than to climatic factors...
  12. ncbi request reprint Psychology and survival
    D P Phillips
    Department of Sociology, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla 92093
    Lancet 342:1142-5. 1993
    ..The reduction in survival cannot be completely explained by a change in the behaviour of the Chinese patient, doctor, or death-registrar, but seems to result at least partly from psychosomatic processes...