Eduard E Vasilevskis

Summary

Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Epidemiology and risk factors for delirium across hospital settings
    Eduard E Vasilevskis
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Nashville, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 26:277-87. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Reducing iatrogenic risks: ICU-acquired delirium and weakness--crossing the quality chasm
    Eduard 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
  3. pmc Mortality probability model III and simplified acute physiology score II: assessing their value in predicting length of stay and comparison to APACHE IV
    Eduard 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
  4. doi request reprint Relationship between discharge practices and intensive care unit in-hospital mortality performance: evidence of a discharge bias
    Eduard 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
  5. doi request reprint California hospital leaders' views of hospitalists: meeting needs of the present and future
    Eduard E Vasilevskis
    Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Hosp Med 4:528-34. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Cross-sectional analysis of hospitalist prevalence and quality of care in California
    Eduard 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
  7. pmc Predictors of early postdischarge mortality in critically ill patients: a retrospective cohort study from the California Intensive Care Outcomes project
    Eduard 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
  8. pmc Delirium and sedation recognition using validated instruments: reliability of bedside intensive care unit nursing assessments from 2007 to 2010
    Eduard 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
  9. doi request reprint Variation in ICU risk-adjusted mortality: impact of methods of assessment and potential confounders
    Michael W Kuzniewicz
    Institute for Health Policy Studies, Neonatology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0748, USA
    Chest 133:1319-27. 2008
  10. pmc A screening, prevention, and restoration model for saving the injured brain in intensive care unit survivors
    Eduard E Vasilevskis
    Center for Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Crit Care Med 38:S683-91. 2010

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. pmc Epidemiology and risk factors for delirium across hospital settings
    Eduard 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...
  2. doi request reprint Reducing iatrogenic risks: ICU-acquired delirium and weakness--crossing the quality chasm
    Eduard 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
    ....
  3. pmc Mortality probability model III and simplified acute physiology score II: assessing their value in predicting length of stay and comparison to APACHE IV
    Eduard 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...
  4. doi request reprint Relationship between discharge practices and intensive care unit in-hospital mortality performance: evidence of a discharge bias
    Eduard 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...
  5. doi request reprint California hospital leaders' views of hospitalists: meeting needs of the present and future
    Eduard 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...
  6. doi request reprint Cross-sectional analysis of hospitalist prevalence and quality of care in California
    Eduard 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...
  7. pmc Predictors of early postdischarge mortality in critically ill patients: a retrospective cohort study from the California Intensive Care Outcomes project
    Eduard 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...
  8. pmc Delirium and sedation recognition using validated instruments: reliability of bedside intensive care unit nursing assessments from 2007 to 2010
    Eduard 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...
  9. doi request reprint Variation in ICU risk-adjusted mortality: impact of methods of assessment and potential confounders
    Michael 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...
  10. pmc A screening, prevention, and restoration model for saving the injured brain in intensive care unit survivors
    Eduard 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...
  11. pmc Future directions of delirium research and management
    Christopher 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...
  12. pmc Neuroimaging in delirious intensive care unit patients: a preliminary case series report
    Alessandro 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...
  13. pmc 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
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  14. pmc Quality of care for decompensated heart failure: comparable performance between academic hospitalists and non-hospitalists
    Eduard 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...
  15. pmc The effect of reducing maximum shift lengths to 16 hours on internal medicine interns' educational opportunities
    Cecelia 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...
  16. pmc Tools to detect delirium superimposed on dementia: a systematic review
    Alessandro 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...
  17. doi request reprint Detection of infectious symptoms from VA emergency department and primary care clinical documentation
    Michael 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
    ....