C A Umscheid

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Tissue Doppler imaging for diagnosis of coronary artery disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Rajender Agarwal
    Department of Medicine, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL, USA
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 10:47. 2012
  2. pmc Comparative effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia: a systematic review
    Matthew D Mitchell
    Center for Evidence Based Practice, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 13:40. 2012
  3. pmc Effectiveness of a novel and scalable clinical decision support intervention to improve venous thromboembolism prophylaxis: a quasi-experimental study
    Craig A Umscheid
    Center for Evidence Based Practice, University of Pennsylvania, Suite 50 Mezzanine, 3535 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:92. 2012
  4. pmc Evidence in the learning organization
    Gerald E Crites
    Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, One Elizabeth Place, Suite 500, Dayton, OH, USA
    Health Res Policy Syst 7:4. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Estimating the proportion of healthcare-associated infections that are reasonably preventable and the related mortality and costs
    Craig A Umscheid
    Center for Evidence Based Practice, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:101-14. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Maximizing the clinical utility of comparative effectiveness research
    C A Umscheid
    Center for Evidence Based Practice, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 88:876-9. 2010
  7. pmc Hospital-based comparative effectiveness centers: translating research into practice to improve the quality, safety and value of patient care
    Craig A Umscheid
    Center for Evidence Based Practice, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:1352-5. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Antifibrinolytic use in adult cardiac surgery
    Craig A Umscheid
    Center for Evidence Based Practice, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Curr Opin Hematol 14:455-67. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Updating the guideline development methodology of the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC)
    Craig A Umscheid
    Center for Evidence Based Practice, University of Pennsylvania Health System, 3535 Market St Mezzanine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Infect Control 38:264-73. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Untreated hypertension and the emergency department: a chance to intervene?
    Craig A Umscheid
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:529-36. 2008

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Tissue Doppler imaging for diagnosis of coronary artery disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Rajender Agarwal
    Department of Medicine, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL, USA
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 10:47. 2012
    ..Future studies should evaluate the incremental value of TDI velocities over LV ejection fraction and two dimensional wall motion analysis in the detection of CAD and assessment of its severity. (Word Count: 249)...
  2. pmc Comparative effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia: a systematic review
    Matthew D Mitchell
    Center for Evidence Based Practice, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 13:40. 2012
    ..Insomnia is common in primary care, can persist after co-morbid conditions are treated, and may require long-term medication treatment. A potential alternative to medications is cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I)...
  3. pmc Effectiveness of a novel and scalable clinical decision support intervention to improve venous thromboembolism prophylaxis: a quasi-experimental study
    Craig A Umscheid
    Center for Evidence Based Practice, University of Pennsylvania, Suite 50 Mezzanine, 3535 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:92. 2012
    ..Here, we examine the effect of a computerized clinical decision support (CDS) intervention implemented across a multi-hospital academic health system on VTE prophylaxis and events...
  4. pmc Evidence in the learning organization
    Gerald E Crites
    Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, One Elizabeth Place, Suite 500, Dayton, OH, USA
    Health Res Policy Syst 7:4. 2009
    ..The ELO model will need further validation and improvement through its use in organizational settings and applied health services research...
  5. doi request reprint Estimating the proportion of healthcare-associated infections that are reasonably preventable and the related mortality and costs
    Craig A Umscheid
    Center for Evidence Based Practice, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:101-14. 2011
    ..To estimate the proportion of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) in US hospitals that are "reasonably preventable," along with their related mortality and costs...
  6. doi request reprint Maximizing the clinical utility of comparative effectiveness research
    C A Umscheid
    Center for Evidence Based Practice, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 88:876-9. 2010
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  7. pmc Hospital-based comparative effectiveness centers: translating research into practice to improve the quality, safety and value of patient care
    Craig A Umscheid
    Center for Evidence Based Practice, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:1352-5. 2010
    ..To better understand this potential, the current activity and impact of hospital-based CE centers in the US should be rigorously examined...
  8. ncbi request reprint Antifibrinolytic use in adult cardiac surgery
    Craig A Umscheid
    Center for Evidence Based Practice, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Curr Opin Hematol 14:455-67. 2007
    ..To develop a recommendation for antifibrinolytic use in adult cardiac surgery, we performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to determine the association of the antifibrinolytics with efficacy, safety and cost outcomes...
  9. doi request reprint Updating the guideline development methodology of the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC)
    Craig A Umscheid
    Center for Evidence Based Practice, University of Pennsylvania Health System, 3535 Market St Mezzanine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Infect Control 38:264-73. 2010
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  10. doi request reprint Untreated hypertension and the emergency department: a chance to intervene?
    Craig A Umscheid
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:529-36. 2008
    ..The authors investigated the accuracy of identifying HTN in the ED, the proportion of ED patients with untreated HTN, patient characteristics predicting untreated HTN, and provider documentation of untreated HTN...
  11. ncbi request reprint Heparin flushing and other interventions to maintain patency of central venous catheters: a systematic review
    Matthew D Mitchell
    Center for Evidence Based Practice, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, USA
    J Adv Nurs 65:2007-21. 2009
    ..This paper is a report of a review to assess clinical studies comparing the effectiveness of different means of maintaining central venous catheter patency...
  12. doi request reprint Systematic review and cost analysis comparing use of chlorhexidine with use of iodine for preoperative skin antisepsis to prevent surgical site infection
    Ingi Lee
    Divisions of Infectious Diseases, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:1219-29. 2010
    ..To compare use of chlorhexidine with use of iodine for preoperative skin antisepsis with respect to effectiveness in preventing surgical site infections (SSIs) and cost...
  13. doi request reprint Gadolinium-based contrast agents and nephrogenic systemic fibrosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Rajender Agarwal
    1Center for Evidence Based Practice, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:856-63. 2009
    ..Multiple studies have suggested an association between gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) and NSF. We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to examine this potential association...
  14. doi request reprint Integrating local data into hospital-based healthcare technology assessment: two case studies
    Matthew D Mitchell
    University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 26:294-300. 2010
    ..Typically, they do this by adapting general HTA to their local setting, or by creating new HTA. However, unlike payer-based HTA organizations, hospital-based HTA organizations can also integrate local data into their reports...
  15. doi request reprint Racial disparities in hypertension control, but not treatment intensification
    Craig A Umscheid
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Hypertens 23:54-61. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to examine whether provider management of uncontrolled hypertension differed by patient race...