Gregory B Seymann
Affiliation: University of California
- Nicotine patches and quitline counseling to help hospitalized smokers stay quit: study protocol for a randomized controlled trialSharon Cummins
Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92093 0905, USA
Trials 13:128. 2012..This project establishes a practical model that lends itself to broader dissemination, while testing the effectiveness of the interventions in a rigorous randomized trial...
- Practice patterns for antibiotic de-escalation in culture-negative healthcare-associated pneumoniaM Schlueter
Department of Pharmacy, UCSD Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
Infection 38:357-62. 2010..The approach to antibiotic de-escalation for culture-negative patients has not been addressed. Consequently, there are no published reports that describe the current standard of practice...
- Community-acquired pneumonia: defining quality careGregory B Seymann
Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, California 92103 8485, USA
J Hosp Med 1:344-53. 2006..Eight "core measures" of pneumonia care have been targeted for reporting by U.S. hospitals to facilitate performance monitoring...
- The HCAP gap: differences between self-reported practice patterns and published guidelines for health care-associated pneumoniaGregory B Seymann
Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, CA 92103 8485, USA
Clin Infect Dis 49:1868-74. 2009..In contrast to community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), patients with HCAP are at increased risk for multidrug-resistant organisms, and appropriate initial antibiotic therapy is associated with reduced mortality...