Patrick G Arbogast

Summary

Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Performance of floating absolute risks
    Patrick G Arbogast
    Department of Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232 2158, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:487-90. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Model-checking techniques for stratified case-control studies
    Patrick G Arbogast
    Department of Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University, S 2323 Medical Center North, Nashville, TN 37232 2158, USA
    Stat Med 24:229-47. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Use of disease risk scores in pharmacoepidemiologic studies
    Patrick G Arbogast
    Department of Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232 2158, USA
    Stat Methods Med Res 18:67-80. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Adjustment for multiple cardiovascular risk factors using a summary risk score
    Patrick G Arbogast
    Department of Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2158, USA
    Epidemiology 19:30-7. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Performance of disease risk scores, propensity scores, and traditional multivariable outcome regression in the presence of multiple confounders
    Patrick G Arbogast
    Department of Biostatistics, S 2323 Medical Center North, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232 2158, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 174:613-20. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Cardiovascular risks of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs in patients after hospitalization for serious coronary heart disease
    Wayne A Ray
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Division of Pharmacoepidemiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2:155-63. 2009
  7. pmc Initiation of tumor necrosis factor α antagonists and risk of fractures in patients with selected rheumatic and autoimmune diseases
    Vivian K Kawai
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 65:1085-94. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Asthma as a risk factor for invasive pneumococcal disease
    Thomas R Talbot
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:2082-90. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Non-aspirin NSAIDs, cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors and risk for cardiovascular events-stroke, acute myocardial infarction, and death from coronary heart disease
    Christianne L Roumie
    Veterans Administration, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Tennessee Valley Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center GRECC, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 18:1053-63. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Trends in prescribing of antipsychotic medications for US children
    William O Cooper
    Division of General Pediatrics Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 6:79-83. 2006

Detail Information

Publications70

  1. ncbi request reprint Performance of floating absolute risks
    Patrick G Arbogast
    Department of Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232 2158, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:487-90. 2005
    ..In this paper, the author reports simulation results comparing these two methods and demonstrates that the FAR method, when applied incorrectly, can produce confidence intervals that are substantially too narrow...
  2. ncbi request reprint Model-checking techniques for stratified case-control studies
    Patrick G Arbogast
    Department of Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University, S 2323 Medical Center North, Nashville, TN 37232 2158, USA
    Stat Med 24:229-47. 2005
    ..Simulation studies demonstrate that the proposed methods perform well in practical settings. Illustration with an oesophageal cancer study is provided...
  3. doi request reprint Use of disease risk scores in pharmacoepidemiologic studies
    Patrick G Arbogast
    Department of Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232 2158, USA
    Stat Methods Med Res 18:67-80. 2009
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Adjustment for multiple cardiovascular risk factors using a summary risk score
    Patrick G Arbogast
    Department of Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2158, USA
    Epidemiology 19:30-7. 2008
    ..Although this summary score has a number of advantages, there is concern that it may result in underestimation of the standard error of the exposure estimate and thus inflate the number of statistically significant results...
  5. doi request reprint Performance of disease risk scores, propensity scores, and traditional multivariable outcome regression in the presence of multiple confounders
    Patrick G Arbogast
    Department of Biostatistics, S 2323 Medical Center North, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232 2158, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 174:613-20. 2011
    ..These data suggest that, for cohort studies for which covariates are not highly correlated with exposure, the DRS, particularly that calculated from the full cohort, is a useful tool...
  6. doi request reprint Cardiovascular risks of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs in patients after hospitalization for serious coronary heart disease
    Wayne A Ray
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Division of Pharmacoepidemiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2:155-63. 2009
    ..The cardiovascular safety of individual nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) is highly controversial, particularly in persons with serious coronary heart disease...
  7. pmc Initiation of tumor necrosis factor α antagonists and risk of fractures in patients with selected rheumatic and autoimmune diseases
    Vivian K Kawai
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 65:1085-94. 2013
    ..We tested the hypothesis that initiation of tumor necrosis factor α (TNFα) antagonists reduced the risk of fractures compared to nonbiologic comparators in patients with autoimmune diseases...
  8. ncbi request reprint Asthma as a risk factor for invasive pneumococcal disease
    Thomas R Talbot
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:2082-90. 2005
    ..The risk of invasive pneumococcal disease among persons with asthma is unknown...
  9. doi request reprint Non-aspirin NSAIDs, cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors and risk for cardiovascular events-stroke, acute myocardial infarction, and death from coronary heart disease
    Christianne L Roumie
    Veterans Administration, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Tennessee Valley Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center GRECC, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 18:1053-63. 2009
    ..To determine if certain non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are associated with increased risk of cardiovascular events: acute myocardial infarction (AMI), stroke, and death from coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Trends in prescribing of antipsychotic medications for US children
    William O Cooper
    Division of General Pediatrics Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 6:79-83. 2006
    ..To identify frequencies of prescribing for antipsychotics among all US children...
  11. pmc Increase in incidence of medically treated thyroid disease in children with Down Syndrome after rerelease of American Academy of Pediatrics Health Supervision guidelines
    Kecia N Carroll
    Division of General Pediatrics, Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e493-8. 2008
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Reduction in high rates of antibiotic-nonsusceptible invasive pneumococcal disease in tennessee after introduction of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    Thomas R Talbot
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:641-8. 2004
    ..One measure to combat IPD is vaccination with the recently introduced 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV)...
  13. doi request reprint Nearly complete elimination of the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine serotypes in Tennessee
    Natasha B Halasa
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:604-9. 2013
    ..Invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) rates decreased after 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) introduction in 2000. We assessed whether previously described decreases were sustained...
  14. pmc Increasing use of atypical antipsychotics and anticonvulsants during pregnancy
    Richard A Epstein
    Department of Psychiatry, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 22:794-801. 2013
    ..To quantify maternal use of atypical antipsychotics, typical antipsychotics, anticonvulsants, and lithium during pregnancy...
  15. ncbi request reprint High frequency of use of rofecoxib at greater than recommended doses: cause for concern
    Marie R Griffin
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 13:339-43. 2004
    ..Thus chronic use of high doses of rofecoxib has implications for patient safety...
  16. doi request reprint Trends in healthcare usage attributable to diarrhea, 1995-2004
    Stephen J Pont
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
    J Pediatr 153:777-82. 2008
    ..To determine current diarrhea-associated healthcare usage rates and associated sociodemographic factors. These data can be used to determine the impact of the rotavirus vaccine...
  17. pmc Adherence to disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs and the effects of exposure misclassification on the risk of hospital admission
    Carlos G Grijalva
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2637, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:730-4. 2010
    ..To describe the effect of different exposure classification strategies for disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) on drug-outcome associations...
  18. doi request reprint Health plan notification and feedback to providers is associated with increased filling of preventer medications for children with asthma enrolled in Medicaid
    William O Cooper
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 2504, USA
    J Pediatr 152:481-8. 2008
    ..To test the hypothesis that children enrolled in Medicaid managed care health plans that provide asthma-specific communication to providers would be more likely to have adequate asthma medication filling...
  19. ncbi request reprint Assessment of adherence to and persistence on disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Carlos G Grijalva
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Division of Pharmacoepidemiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Med Care 45:S66-76. 2007
    ..However, measurements of relative effectiveness, including treatment adherence and persistence, are lacking. We evaluated adherence and persistence during new episodes of use of traditional and biologic DMARDs...
  20. ncbi request reprint Outpatient utilization of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors among heart failure patients after hospital discharge
    Javed Butler
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:2036-43. 2004
    ..This study was designed to assess outpatient angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEI) use after heart failure (HF) hospitalization...
  21. ncbi request reprint Risk of peptic ulcer hospitalizations in users of NSAIDs with gastroprotective cotherapy versus coxibs
    Wayne A Ray
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology, Department of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    Gastroenterology 133:790-8. 2007
    ..However, the relative clinical effectiveness of these therapeutic alternatives is understudied...
  22. pmc Azithromycin and the risk of cardiovascular death
    Wayne A Ray
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology, Department of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    N Engl J Med 366:1881-90. 2012
    ..However, published reports of arrhythmias suggest that azithromycin may increase the risk of cardiovascular death...
  23. ncbi request reprint Seasonality of invasive pneumococcal disease: temporal relation to documented influenza and respiratory syncytial viral circulation
    Thomas R Talbot
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Med 118:285-91. 2005
    ..Using two prospective surveillance networks, the temporal relation between invasive pneumococcal disease and isolation of circulating winter viruses was explored...
  24. doi request reprint Increased risk of adrenal insufficiency following etomidate exposure in critically injured patients
    Bryan A Cotton
    Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1211 21st Ave S, 404 Medical Arts Bldg, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Arch Surg 143:62-7; discussion 67. 2008
    ..Timely diagnosis and treatment of adrenal insufficiency (AI) dramatically reduces mortality in trauma patients. We sought to identify risk factors and populations with a high risk of developing AI...
  25. pmc Antibiotics potentially used in response to bioterrorism and the risk of major congenital malformations
    William O Cooper
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 2504, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 23:18-28. 2009
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Impact of proximity to comprehensive sickle cell center on utilization of healthcare services among children with sickle cell disease
    Sadhna M Shankar
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 50:66-71. 2008
    ..We compared the medical care utilization and mortality in children less than 20 years of age with SCD in four regions in the state of Tennessee with and without a comprehensive sickle cell center (CSCC)...
  27. pmc Initiation of rheumatoid arthritis treatments and the risk of serious infections
    Carlos G Grijalva
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 1500 21st Avenue Suite 2600, The Village at Vanderbilt, Nashville, TN 37232 2637, USA
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:82-90. 2010
    ..Our objective was to compare serious infections following initiation of different RA regimens. Prior comparative studies of DMARD initiation have yielded conflicting results...
  28. ncbi request reprint Nonaspirin NSAIDs, cyclooxygenase 2 inhibitors, and the risk for stroke
    Christianne L Roumie
    Veterans Administration, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Tennessee Valley Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Stroke 39:2037-45. 2008
    ..We determined whether specific NSAIDs, including coxibs, are associated with risk of stroke...
  29. ncbi request reprint Gaps in enrollment from a Medicaid managed care program: effects on emergency department visits and hospitalizations for children with asthma
    William O Cooper
    Division of General Pediatrics, Vanderbilt Children s Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8555, USA
    Med Care 43:718-25. 2005
    ..For high-risk children with asthma enrolled in Medicaid, loss of Medicaid coverage is a potential threat to access to quality asthma care...
  30. ncbi request reprint Medical care utilization and mortality in sickle cell disease: a population-based study
    Sadhna M Shankar
    Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 6310, USA
    Am J Hematol 80:262-70. 2005
    ..001). The death rate in adolescents and young adults with SCD continues to be much higher than population-specific rates. Interventions to prevent morbidity and mortality related to SCD are urgently needed...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effect of regulatory warnings on antidepressant prescribing for children and adolescents
    Benji T Kurian
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:690-6. 2007
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Improved compliance with quality measures at hospital discharge with a computerized physician order entry system
    Javed Butler
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, VAMC, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am Heart J 151:643-53. 2006
    ..Implementation of disease-specific computerized physician order entry (CPOE) discharge tools may improve compliance with these measures...
  33. pmc Immortal time bias in critical care research: application of time-varying Cox regression for observational cohort studies
    Ayumi K Shintani
    Department of Biostatistics, Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Crit Care Med 37:2939-45. 2009
    ..To examine the bias introduced by using time-fixed methodology to analyze the effects of a time-varying exposure incurred in the intensive care unit...
  34. ncbi request reprint Decline in pneumonia admissions after routine childhood immunisation with pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in the USA: a time-series analysis
    Carlos G Grijalva
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Lancet 369:1179-86. 2007
    ..We therefore assessed the effect of the programme on rates of all-cause and pneumococcal pneumonia admissions...
  35. doi request reprint ADHD drugs and serious cardiovascular events in children and young adults
    William O Cooper
    Division of General Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232 4313, USA
    N Engl J Med 365:1896-904. 2011
    ..Adverse-event reports from North America have raised concern that the use of drugs for attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) increases the risk of serious cardiovascular events...
  36. doi request reprint Increasing exposure to angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors in pregnancy
    Michael E Bowen
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:291.e1-5. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to identify angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor prescription-filling trends in pregnant women...
  37. doi request reprint Implementation of a real-time compliance dashboard to help reduce SICU ventilator-associated pneumonia with the ventilator bundle
    Victor Zaydfudim
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, D 4314 Medical Center North, Nashville, TN 37232 2730, USA
    Arch Surg 144:656-62. 2009
    ..Recent studies suggest that the success of preventive measures is dependent on compliance with ventilator bundle parameters...
  38. pmc Changes in cotherapies after initiation of disease-modifying antirheumatic drug therapy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Vivian K Kawai
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:1415-24. 2011
    ..Use of corticosteroids and NSAIDs decreased modestly 6-12 months after initiation, but there was only a very small decrease in narcotic use. These differential changes require further study...
  39. pmc Prescriptions for chronic high-dose cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors are often inappropriate and potentially dangerous
    Christianne L Roumie
    Veterans Administration, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Tennessee Valley Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center GRECC, Nashville, Tenn 37212, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:879-83. 2005
    ..To describe the use of coxibs outside of licensed indications and recommended dosing ranges including rofecoxib 50 mg, valdecoxib 20 to 40 mg, and celecoxib 400 mg...
  40. ncbi request reprint Major congenital malformations after first-trimester exposure to ACE inhibitors
    William O Cooper
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:2443-51. 2006
    ..We conducted a study to assess the association between exposure to ACE inhibitors during the first trimester of pregnancy only and the risk of congenital malformations...
  41. pmc Reducing blood culture contamination in the emergency department: an interrupted time series quality improvement study
    Wesley H Self
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 20:89-97. 2013
    ..The study objective was to develop and evaluate the effectiveness of a quality improvement (QI) intervention for reducing blood culture contamination in an ED...
  42. pmc Comparative effectiveness of antibiotic treatment strategies for pediatric skin and soft-tissue infections
    Derek J Williams
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Monroe Carell Jr Children s Hospital, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2573, USA
    Pediatrics 128:e479-87. 2011
    ..To compare the effectiveness of clindamycin, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, and β-lactams for the treatment of pediatric skin and soft-tissue infections (SSTIs)...
  43. pmc Positive predictive value of automated database records for diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) in children and youth exposed to antipsychotic drugs or control medications: a Tennessee Medicaid Study
    William V Bobo
    Department of Psychiatry, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:157. 2011
    ..We sought to assess the positive predictive value (PPV) of a computer case definition to detect incident cases of DKA, using automated records of Tennessee Medicaid as the data source and medical record confirmation as a "gold standard."..
  44. pmc Black race, sex, and extrapulmonary tuberculosis risk: an observational study
    Christina T Fiske
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 10:16. 2010
    ..Our objective was to determine race and sex differences in extrapulmonary tuberculosis risk in order to identify the optimal population in which to assess for host factors associated with extrapulmonary tuberculosis...
  45. ncbi request reprint New users of antipsychotic medications among children enrolled in TennCare
    William O Cooper
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Suite 5028 MCE, Nashville, TN 37232 8555, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:753-9. 2004
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Beta-blocker exposure is associated with improved survival after severe traumatic brain injury
    Bryan A Cotton
    Departments of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    J Trauma 62:26-33; discussion 33-5. 2007
    ..Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is often associated with a hyperadrenergic state. We hypothesized that adrenergic blockade would confer improved survival among TBI patients...
  47. doi request reprint Mortality rates associated with multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii infection in surgical intensive care units
    Titus L Daniels
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:1080-3. 2008
    ..baumannii HAI. The median length of hospital stay before diagnosis of HAI was 4.5 days longer for patients with MDR A. baumannii infection than for patients with non-MDR A. baumannii infection (P < .001)...
  48. pmc Changes to the financial responsibility for juvenile court ordered psychiatric evaluations reduce inpatient services utilization: an interrupted time series study
    Richard A Epstein
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, 1500 21st Avenue South, Village at Vanderbilt Suite 2200, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:136. 2012
    ..The purpose of the current study was to evaluate the impact of a July 2008 Tennessee Court of Appeals opinion that shifted financial responsibility for juvenile court ordered psychiatric evaluations from the State to the County...
  49. doi request reprint Use of drugs known to cause fetal harm among women delivering infants in Haiti
    Astride Jules
    Master of Public Health Program, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tenn 37232 4313, USA
    Acad Pediatr 10:395-9. 2010
    ..To estimate the prevalence of use of fetal-harm drugs among women who received postpartum care in hospitals in Haiti and to identify groups of women at higher risk for potentially harmful medication exposures...
  50. ncbi request reprint Outpatient adherence to beta-blocker therapy after acute myocardial infarction
    Javed Butler
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, 383 PRB, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:1589-95. 2002
    ..This study was designed to determine adherence to outpatient beta-blocker therapy following acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  51. ncbi request reprint Model for end-stage liver disease: did the new liver allocation policy affect waiting list mortality?
    Mary T Austin
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Arch Surg 142:1079-85. 2007
    ..To examine the impact of the Model for End-stage Liver Disease (MELD) on waiting list mortality...
  52. ncbi request reprint Work hours restrictions as an ethical dilemma for residents: a descriptive survey of violation types and frequency
    Robert O Carpenter
    Department of General Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2730, USA
    Curr Surg 63:448-55. 2006
    ..In addition, almost half of those individuals admitted under-reporting their hours worked. The authors' goal was to further delineate the type and frequency of violations and under-reporting...
  53. ncbi request reprint The rising prevalence of gastroschisis and omphalocele in Tennessee
    Sonya R Collins
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 2504, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 42:1221-4. 2007
    ..We conclude that the increase in these important birth defects seen in earlier decades has persisted in Tennessee in recent years. Further elucidation of risk factors associated with the increase is warranted...
  54. ncbi request reprint Underutilization of gastroprotective measures in patients receiving nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs
    Walter Smalley
    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 46:2195-200. 2002
    ..To determine the frequency of use of recommended gastroprotective strategies in a cohort of patients receiving recurrent treatment with nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)...
  55. doi request reprint Utility of daily supervised hyperventilation during long-term video-EEG monitoring
    Amir M Arain
    Department of Neurology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Clin Neurophysiol 26:17-20. 2009
    ..Daily HV may be effective in shortening the duration of video EEG monitoring, consequently reducing its cost...
  56. ncbi request reprint Incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease among individuals with sickle cell disease before and after the introduction of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    Natasha B Halasa
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:1428-33. 2007
    ..We sought to determine the incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) among individuals with sickle cell disease (SCD) before and after the introduction of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV)...
  57. ncbi request reprint Outcome in 91 consecutive patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension receiving epoprostenol
    Karl P Kuhn
    Center for Lung Research, Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2650, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 167:580-6. 2003
    ..001). Older patients treated with epoprostenol have significantly shorter survival, regardless of etiology...
  58. pmc Resident work hour limits and patient safety
    Benjamin K Poulose
    Section of Surgical Sciences, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Ann Surg 241:847-56; discussion 856-60. 2005
    ..This study evaluates the effect of resident physician work hour limits on surgical patient safety...
  59. ncbi request reprint Does the use of oxycodone affect diagnostic accuracy in children with acute abdominal pain?
    Michael E Bowen
    Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, AA 0216 MCN, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:326-8. 2005
  60. ncbi request reprint Prescribing of contraindicated protease inhibitor and statin combinations among HIV-infected persons
    Todd Hulgan
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 38:277-82. 2005
    ..0% of combinations to 20.8% during the same periods (P < 0.001). Use of PIs and statins has increased in the adult TennCare population. Contraindicated combinations have decreased but remain unacceptably high...
  61. pmc Exploring clinician adoption of a novel evidence request feature in an electronic medical record system
    Rebecca N Jerome
    Eskind Biomedical Library, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2209 Garland Avenue, Nashville, TN 37232 8340, USA
    J Med Libr Assoc 96:34-41. 2008
    ..The research evaluated strategies for facilitating physician adoption of an evidence-based medicine literature request feature recently integrated into an existing electronic medical record (EMR) system...
  62. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of angiotensin II signaling and recurrence of atrial fibrillation in AFFIRM
    Katherine T Murray
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Heart Rhythm 1:669-75. 2004
    ..We investigated whether inhibition of endogenous angiotensin II signaling reduces the recurrence rate of atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients enrolled in the Atrial Fibrillation Follow-up Investigation of Rhythm Management (AFFIRM) study...
  63. doi request reprint Risk factors for pressure ulcers in acute care hospitals
    Mary D Fogerty
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37212 1750, USA
    Wound Repair Regen 16:11-8. 2008
    ..Disorders of skin integrity, organ system failure, and infection were found to be broad categories of risk factors as well. Using the NIS, risk factors for pressure ulcer including diagnoses and demographic factors have been identified...
  64. ncbi request reprint Elimination of racial differences in invasive pneumococcal disease in young children after introduction of the conjugate pneumococcal vaccine
    Thomas R Talbot
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:726-31. 2004
    ..Racial differences in the epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) have been widely recognized, but the impact of conjugate pneumococcal vaccine (PCV) introduction in 2000 on these differences has not been extensively studied...
  65. pmc Autonomic activity and somatic symptoms in response to success vs. failure on a cognitive task: a comparison of chronic abdominal pain patients and well children
    Martina Puzanovova
    Department of Pediatrics Division of Adolescent Medicine and Behavioral Science, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Psychosom Res 67:235-43. 2009
    ..failure on the task...
  66. pmc ED crowding and the use of nontraditional beds
    Candace McNaughton
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1474-80. 2012
    ..In an effort to compensate for crowding, many emergency departments (EDs) evaluate and treat patients in nontraditional settings such as gurneys in hallways and conference rooms. The impact of this practice on ED evaluation time is unknown...
  67. pmc Volume-outcome effects for children undergoing resection of renal malignancies
    Jason R Axt
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Monroe Carell Jr Children s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 9780, USA
    J Surg Res 177:e27-33. 2012
    ..Adults undergoing oncologic resections at low-volume centers experience increased perioperative morbidity and mortality. The volume-outcome effect has not been extensively studied in pediatric oncologic resections...
  68. ncbi request reprint COX-2 selective non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and risk of serious coronary heart disease
    Wayne A Ray
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Lancet 360:1071-3. 2002
    ..93 (1.09-3.42, p=0.024). By contrast, there was no evidence of raised risk of CHD among users of rofecoxib at doses of 25 mg or less or among users of other NSAIDs...
  69. ncbi request reprint Arterial oxygen fluctuation and retinopathy of prematurity in very-low-birth-weight infants
    Jackie R York
    Department of Neonatology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    J Perinatol 24:82-7. 2004
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