Eduard E Vasilevskis
Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
- Epidemiology and risk factors for delirium across hospital settingsEduard E Vasilevskis
Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Nashville, USA
Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 26:277-87. 2012..Future studies must work to understand the epidemiology across settings and focus upon modifiable risk factors that can be integrated into existing delirium prevention and treatment protocols...
- Reducing iatrogenic risks: ICU-acquired delirium and weakness--crossing the quality chasmEduard E Vasilevskis
Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine, Veterans Affairs, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1215 21st Ave, S, 6006 Medical Center East, NT, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
Chest 138:1224-33. 2010....
- Mortality probability model III and simplified acute physiology score II: assessing their value in predicting length of stay and comparison to APACHE IVEduard E Vasilevskis
Philip R Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, Division of General Internal Medicine, Hospital Medicine, University of California atSan Francisco, CA, USA
Chest 136:89-101. 2009..To develop and compare ICU length-of-stay (LOS) risk-adjustment models using three commonly used mortality or LOS prediction models...
- Relationship between discharge practices and intensive care unit in-hospital mortality performance: evidence of a discharge biasEduard E Vasilevskis
Philip R Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies and Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California San Francisco, CA, USA
Med Care 47:803-12. 2009..This measure does not account for deaths occurring after transfer to another hospital or soon after discharge and therefore, may be biased...
- California hospital leaders' views of hospitalists: meeting needs of the present and futureEduard E Vasilevskis
Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
J Hosp Med 4:528-34. 2009..Hospital medicine has grown rapidly, but hospital leaders' perceptions of current and future drivers of hospitalist growth are unknown...
- Cross-sectional analysis of hospitalist prevalence and quality of care in CaliforniaEduard E Vasilevskis
Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
J Hosp Med 5:200-7. 2010..Whether the presence of hospitalists is associated with differences in hospital-level performance is unknown...
- Predictors of early postdischarge mortality in critically ill patients: a retrospective cohort study from the California Intensive Care Outcomes projectEduard E Vasilevskis
Philip R Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
J Crit Care 26:65-75. 2011..However, early postdischarge mortality contributes significantly to overall 30-day mortality. Factors associated with early postdischarge mortality are unknown...
- Delirium and sedation recognition using validated instruments: reliability of bedside intensive care unit nursing assessments from 2007 to 2010Eduard E Vasilevskis
Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 59:S249-55. 2011..To describe the reliability and sustainability of delirium and sedation measurements of bedside intensive care unit (ICU) nurses...
- Variation in ICU risk-adjusted mortality: impact of methods of assessment and potential confoundersMichael W Kuzniewicz
Institute for Health Policy Studies, Neonatology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0748, USA
Chest 133:1319-27. 2008..In this study, we determine whether a substantial variation in ICU mortality performance still exists in modern ICUs, and compare the predictive accuracy, reliability, and data burden of existing ICU risk-adjustment models...
- A screening, prevention, and restoration model for saving the injured brain in intensive care unit survivorsEduard E Vasilevskis
Center for Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
Crit Care Med 38:S683-91. 2010..This practical system applying many evidence-based concepts incorporates personalized medicine, systems-based practice, and continuing research and development toward improving acute and chronic cognitive outcomes...
- Future directions of delirium research and managementChristopher G Hughes
Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Critical Care, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 26:395-405. 2012..Physical and cognitive rehabilitation measures need to be further examined as additional means of improving outcomes from delirium in the hospital setting...
- Neuroimaging in delirious intensive care unit patients: a preliminary case series reportAlessandro Morandi
Center for Health Services Research Center, Vanderbilt Center for Quality of Aging, Nashville, Tennesee, USA
Psychiatry (Edgmont) 7:28-33. 2010..e. white matter hyperintensities) and short- and long-term neurological outcomes...
- Chronic conditions among children admitted to U.S. pediatric intensive care units: their prevalence and impact on risk for mortality and prolonged length of stay*Jeffrey D Edwards
Division of Pediatric Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0106, USA
Crit Care Med 40:2196-203. 2012....
- Quality of care for decompensated heart failure: comparable performance between academic hospitalists and non-hospitalistsEduard E Vasilevskis
Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
J Gen Intern Med 23:1399-406. 2008..Hospitalists improve efficiency, but little information exists regarding whether they impact quality of care...
- The effect of reducing maximum shift lengths to 16 hours on internal medicine interns' educational opportunitiesCecelia N Theobald
Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
Acad Med 88:512-8. 2013..To evaluate educational experiences of internal medicine interns before and after maximum shift lengths were decreased from 30 hours to 16 hours...
- Tools to detect delirium superimposed on dementia: a systematic reviewAlessandro Morandi
Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Hospital Ancelle, Cremona, Italy
J Am Geriatr Soc 60:2005-13. 2012..To identify valid tools to diagnose delirium superimposed on dementia...
- Detection of infectious symptoms from VA emergency department and primary care clinical documentationMichael E Matheny
Geriatrics Research, Education, and Clinical Care, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Veteran s Administration, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
Int J Med Inform 81:143-56. 2012....