Sonal Singh

Summary

Affiliation: Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Wernicke encephalopathy after obesity surgery: a systematic review
    Sonal Singh
    Section on General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Neurology 68:807-11. 2007
  2. pmc A systematic review of patient and health system characteristics associated with late referral in chronic kidney disease
    Sankar D Navaneethan
    Division of Nephrology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
    BMC Nephrol 9:3. 2008
  3. pmc Optimal management of adults with pharyngitis--a multi-criteria decision analysis
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 6:14. 2006
  4. pmc The state of child health and human rights in Nepal
    Sonal Singh
    Public Health Program, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    PLoS Med 3:e203. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Thiazolidinediones and heart failure: a teleo-analysis
    Sonal Singh
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, 1 Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:2148-53. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Conflict induced internal displacement in Nepal
    Sonal Singh
    MPH Program, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    Med Confl Surviv 23:103-10. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Long-term risk of cardiovascular events with rosiglitazone: a meta-analysis
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    JAMA 298:1189-95. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint The safety of rosiglitazone in the treatment of type 2 diabetes
    Sonal Singh
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27103, USA
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 7:579-85. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Inhaled anticholinergics and risk of major adverse cardiovascular events in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, One Medical Center Blvd, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    JAMA 300:1439-50. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Statins and pancreatitis: a systematic review of observational studies and spontaneous case reports
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section on General Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Drug Saf 29:1123-32. 2006

Detail Information

Publications67

  1. ncbi request reprint Wernicke encephalopathy after obesity surgery: a systematic review
    Sonal Singh
    Section on General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Neurology 68:807-11. 2007
    ..To characterize the clinical features, risk factors, radiographic findings, and prognosis of Wernicke encephalopathy after bariatric surgery...
  2. pmc A systematic review of patient and health system characteristics associated with late referral in chronic kidney disease
    Sankar D Navaneethan
    Division of Nephrology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
    BMC Nephrol 9:3. 2008
    ..To identify patient and health system characteristics associated with late referral of patients with chronic kidney disease to nephrologists...
  3. pmc Optimal management of adults with pharyngitis--a multi-criteria decision analysis
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 6:14. 2006
    ..To help resolve this issue, we conducted a multi-criteria decision analysis using the Analytic Hierarchy Process...
  4. pmc The state of child health and human rights in Nepal
    Sonal Singh
    Public Health Program, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    PLoS Med 3:e203. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Thiazolidinediones and heart failure: a teleo-analysis
    Sonal Singh
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, 1 Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:2148-53. 2007
    ..We aimed to evaluate the magnitude of the risk of heart failure with TZDs and classify this adverse effect under the novel dose-time-susceptibility system...
  6. ncbi request reprint Conflict induced internal displacement in Nepal
    Sonal Singh
    MPH Program, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    Med Confl Surviv 23:103-10. 2007
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  7. ncbi request reprint Long-term risk of cardiovascular events with rosiglitazone: a meta-analysis
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    JAMA 298:1189-95. 2007
    ..Recent reports of serious adverse events with rosiglitazone use have raised questions about whether the evidence of harm justifies its use for treatment of type 2 diabetes...
  8. ncbi request reprint The safety of rosiglitazone in the treatment of type 2 diabetes
    Sonal Singh
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27103, USA
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 7:579-85. 2008
    ..The thiazolidinediones including rosiglitazone are approved for the treatment of Type 2 diabetes on the basis of their ability to lower blood sugar and surrogate markers of cardiovascular disease...
  9. doi request reprint Inhaled anticholinergics and risk of major adverse cardiovascular events in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, One Medical Center Blvd, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    JAMA 300:1439-50. 2008
    ..Inhaled anticholinergics (ipratropium bromide or tiotropium bromide) are widely used in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) but their effect on the risk of cardiovascular outcomes is unknown...
  10. ncbi request reprint Statins and pancreatitis: a systematic review of observational studies and spontaneous case reports
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section on General Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Drug Saf 29:1123-32. 2006
    ..These finding should help clinicians to better manage and diagnose patients who are at risk of statin-induced pancreatitis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Clinical Research in Emerging Countries--Third Annual Marcus Evans Conference
    Sonal Singh
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Section on General Internal Medicine, One Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    IDrugs 11:724-7. 2008
  12. doi request reprint Long-term use of inhaled corticosteroids and the risk of pneumonia in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a meta-analysis
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, One Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:219-29. 2009
    ..We aimed to ascertain the risk of pneumonia with long-term inhaled corticosteroid use among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  13. doi request reprint Pharmacologic and Mechanical Strategies for Preventing Venous Thromboembolism After Bariatric Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
    Daniel J Brotman
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
    JAMA Surg 148:675-86. 2013
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  14. doi request reprint Thromboprophylaxis in cancer patients with central venous catheters. A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Pooja Chaukiyal
    Department of Medicine, Unity Health System, 1555 Long Pond Road, Rochester, NY 14626, USA
    Thromb Haemost 99:38-43. 2008
    ..The use of primary thromboprophylaxis in cancer patients with central venous catheters while not causing any harm provides no benefit...
  15. doi request reprint Pro-arrhythmic and pro-ischaemic effects of inhaled anticholinergic medications
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 1901, USA
    Thorax 68:114-6. 2013
    ..The authors urge caution in prescribing inhaled anticholinergics for patients with pre-existing arrhythmias or cardiac disorders...
  16. pmc Drug safety assessment in clinical trials: methodological challenges and opportunities
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Trials 13:138. 2012
    ..Regulatory and academic partnerships should be fostered to provide an independent and transparent evaluation of drug safety...
  17. doi request reprint iPod™ technology for teaching patients about anticoagulation: a pilot study of mobile computer-assisted patient education
    Nancy R Denizard-Thompson
    Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Prim Health Care Res Dev 13:42-7. 2012
    ..To determine whether an educational strategy using a handheld, multimedia computer (iPod™) is practical and sustainable for routine office-based patient educational tasks...
  18. pmc Risk of pneumonia associated with long-term use of inhaled corticosteroids in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a critical review and update
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 16:118-22. 2010
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  19. pmc Risk of serious adverse cardiovascular events associated with varenicline: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    CMAJ 183:1359-66. 2011
    ..We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials to ascertain the serious adverse cardiovascular effects of varenicline compared with placebo among tobacco users...
  20. doi request reprint Long-term use of thiazolidinediones and the associated risk of pneumonia or lower respiratory tract infection: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 E Monument St, Suite 8063, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Thorax 66:383-8. 2011
    ..The authors aimed to systematically determine the risk of pneumonia or lower respiratory tract infections associated with thiazolidinediones...
  21. ncbi request reprint Recurrent acute pancreatitis possibly induced by atorvastatin and rosuvastatin. Is statin induced pancreatitis a class effect?
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Internal Medicine, Unity Health System, Rochester, NY 14626, USA
    JOP 5:502-4. 2004
    ..While statins are generally well tolerated they have been known to be associated with pancreatitis. Acute pancreatitis has been reported in a few cases treated with atorvastatin, fluvastatin, lovastatin, simvastatin and pravastatin...
  22. pmc An overview of the benefits and drawbacks of inhaled corticosteroids in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 5:189-95. 2010
    ..The benefit harm profile of inhaled corticosteroids, and their effect on patient oriented outcomes and comorbid pneumonia, osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease remain uncertain...
  23. pmc HIV in Nepal: is the violent conflict fuelling the epidemic?
    Sonal Singh
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    PLoS Med 2:e216. 2005
  24. pmc Exploring the educational value of clinical vignettes from the Society of General Internal Medicine national meeting in the internal medicine clerkship: a pilot study
    James L Wofford
    Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1195-7. 2006
    ..Whether the clinical vignettes presented at the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) annual meeting could be of educational value to third year students in the Internal Medicine clerkship has not been studied...
  25. doi request reprint Glucagonlike peptide 1-based therapies and risk of hospitalization for acute pancreatitis in type 2 diabetes mellitus: a population-based matched case-control study
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:534-9. 2013
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  26. pmc A framework for organizing and selecting quantitative approaches for benefit-harm assessment
    Milo A Puhan
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room E6153, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:173. 2012
    ..Our aim was to review existing quantitative approaches for benefit-harm assessment and to develop an organizing framework that clarifies differences and aids selection of quantitative approaches for a particular benefit-harm assessment...
  27. pmc Impact of long-term political conflict on population health in Nepal
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Unity Health System, Rochester, New York, USA
    CMAJ 171:1499-501. 2004
  28. pmc Mortality associated with tiotropium mist inhaler in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 E Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    BMJ 342:d3215. 2011
    ..To systematically review the risk of mortality associated with long term use of tiotropium delivered using a mist inhaler for symptomatic improvement in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...
  29. ncbi request reprint Neglected diseases, civil conflicts, and the right to health
    Chris Beyrer
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Lancet 370:619-27. 2007
    ..We also discuss the role of researchers in advocating for and researching within oppressed populations...
  30. pmc Network meta-analysis-highly attractive but more methodological research is needed
    Tianjing Li
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21212, USA
    BMC Med 9:79. 2011
    ..Since this commentary reflects the discussion at that meeting, it is not intended to provide an overview of the field...
  31. pmc Best strategies for patient education about anticoagulation with warfarin: a systematic review
    James L Wofford
    Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:40. 2008
    ..Because it is time consuming for clinicians and overwhelming for patients, education of the anticoagulated patient is often neglected. We surveyed the medical literature in order to identify the best patient education strategies...
  32. pmc Comparative effectiveness and safety of medications for type 2 diabetes: an update including new drugs and 2-drug combinations
    Wendy L Bennett
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2024 East Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ann Intern Med 154:602-13. 2011
    ..Given the increase in medications for type 2 diabetes mellitus, clinicians and patients need information about their effectiveness and safety to make informed choices...
  33. pmc Effectiveness of a web-based colorectal cancer screening patient decision aid: a randomized controlled trial in a mixed-literacy population
    David P Miller
    General Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Am J Prev Med 40:608-15. 2011
    ..Colorectal cancer (CRC) screening reduces mortality yet remains underutilized. Low health literacy may contribute to this underutilization by interfering with patients' ability to understand and receive preventive health services...
  34. pmc Hepatic dysfunction in a patient with Plasmodium vivax infection
    Amit Nautiyal
    Department of Medicine, Unity Health System, Rochester, New York, USA
    MedGenMed 7:8. 2005
  35. ncbi request reprint Concomitant intracranial aneurysm and carotid artery stenosis: A therapeutic dilemma
    Sankar D Navaneethan
    Department of Medicine, Unity Health System, Rochester, NY 14626, USA
    South Med J 99:757-8. 2006
    ..5 cm left middle cerebral artery aneurysm who simultaneously underwent a successful stent-assisted coiling for his intracerebral aneurysm and left carotid artery angioplasty with stenting during the same setting...
  36. doi request reprint A systematic review of venous thromboembolism prophylaxis strategies in patients with renal insufficiency, obesity, or on antiplatelet agents
    Sosena Kebede
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Hosp Med 8:394-401. 2013
    ..Their physiologies make prophylaxis particularly challenging...
  37. pmc Chapter 7: grading a body of evidence on diagnostic tests
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:S47-55. 2012
    ..This chapter identifies challenges and outlines principles for grading the body of evidence related to diagnostic test performance...
  38. pmc Formulary conversion programs: the need for patient-specific risk assessment
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Internal Medicine, Unity Health System, Rochester, New York, USA
    MedGenMed 6:28. 2004
  39. pmc Religion, health, and questions of meaning
    Sonal Singh
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    MedGenMed 7:74. 2005
  40. ncbi request reprint Possible cocaine-induced acute renal failure without rhabdomyolysis
    Michael Rivero
    Department of Medicine, Unity Health System, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Nephrol 19:108-10. 2006
    ..His renal function recovered with supportive hydration. The most likely mechanism was intense vasoconstriction. Clinicians need to be mindful of this unique feature of cocaine intoxication...
  41. pmc Painful Horner syndrome as a harbinger of silent carotid dissection
    Amit Nautiyal
    Department of Medicine, Unity Health System, Rochester, New York, USA
    PLoS Med 2:e19. 2005
  42. pmc Letter from the Himalayas
    Sonal Singh
    CMAJ 171:309-10; author reply 310. 2004
  43. doi request reprint Prevalence of mental disorders and torture among Bhutanese refugees in Nepal: a systemic review and its policy implications
    Edward Mills
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Med Confl Surviv 24:5-15. 2008
    ..The international community must resolve this protracted crisis...
  44. pmc Nepal's war and conflict-sensitive development
    Sonal Singh
    PLoS Med 2:e29. 2005
  45. pmc Dangerous journey: documenting the experience of Tibetan refugees
    Sonam Dolma
    Department of Political Science, York University, Toronto, Ontario
    Am J Public Health 96:2061-4. 2006
    ..Since the 1950 invasion of Tibet by China, Tibetan refugees have attempted to flee into Nepal over the Himalayan mountains. We documented the experiences of a group of refugees making this journey...
  46. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and treatment of group A pharyngitis strep
    Sonal Singh
    Am Fam Physician 71:1064, 1066; author reply 1066. 2005
  47. ncbi request reprint Violations of human rights: health practitioners as witnesses
    James Orbinski
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Lancet 370:698-704. 2007
    ....
  48. pmc Where next for China? Rising inequalities in health and wealth are biggest challenge
    Sonal Singh
    BMJ 333:499. 2006
  49. ncbi request reprint Wernicke encephalopathy--an emerging trend after bariatric surgery
    Amit Nautiyal
    Am J Med 117:804-5. 2004
  50. ncbi request reprint Tears from the land of snow: health and human rights in Tibet
    Sonal Singh
    Lancet 364:1009. 2004
  51. pmc Enrolling women into HIV preventive vaccine trials: an ethical imperative but a logistical challenge
    Edward Mills
    Centre for International Health and Human Rights Studies, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS Med 3:e94. 2006
  52. ncbi request reprint Post-traumatic stress in former Ugandan child soldiers
    Sonal Singh
    Lancet 363:1648. 2004
  53. ncbi request reprint Free doctors and medical students detained in Nepal
    Sonal Singh
    Lancet 367:1730. 2006
  54. ncbi request reprint Randomized trials stopped early for harm in HIV/AIDS: a systematic survey
    Edward Mills
    Centre for International Health and Human Rights Studies, North York, Ontario, Canada
    HIV Clin Trials 7:24-33. 2006
    ..We assessed the prevalence of randomized clinical trials (RCTs) stopped early for harm in HIV/AIDS and determined the quality of reporting of methods to inform the decision to stop the trial...
  55. pmc Special issue on South Asia: focus will be an eye opener
    Sonal Singh
    BMJ 328:288. 2004
  56. doi request reprint Spontaneous reports as evidence of adverse drug reactions
    Sonal Singh
    South Med J 101:16. 2008
  57. ncbi request reprint The impact of conflict on HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa
    Edward J Mills
    Centre for International Health and Human Rights Studies, Toronto, Canada
    Int J STD AIDS 17:713-7. 2006
    ..We examine the complexity of monitoring HIV/AIDS in conflict settings. We argue that increased efforts are needed to protect vulnerable populations and design health-delivery systems that are sustainable in settings of conflict...
  58. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of barriers in access to renal transplantation among African Americans in the United States
    Sankar D Navaneethan
    Division of Nephrology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Clin Transplant 20:769-75. 2006
    ..The development of strategies to address this disparity requires an evidence-based understanding of the barriers that impede access to renal transplantation among African Americans in the United States...
  59. ncbi request reprint Neurologic complications of bariatric surgery
    Sonal Singh
    Mayo Clin Proc 80:136-7; author reply 137. 2005
  60. ncbi request reprint Wernicke encephalopathy after obesity surgery: a systematic review
    Alessandro Serra
    Neurology 69:615; author reply 615-6. 2007
  61. ncbi request reprint Drug induced pancreatitis might be a class effect of statin drugs
    Sonal Singh
    JOP 6:380; author reply 380-1. 2005
  62. pmc Designing research in vulnerable populations: lessons from HIV prevention trials that stopped early
    Edward J Mills
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, HSC 2C12, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 3Z5
    BMJ 331:1403-6. 2005
  63. pmc Social and economic justice: the road to health
    Sonal Singh
    CMAJ 171:1021; author reply 1021-2. 2004
  64. ncbi request reprint Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor-induced acute pancreatitis: in search of the evidence
    Sonal Singh
    South Med J 99:1327-8. 2006
  65. pmc Post-immigrant refugee medicine: children's needs should not be seen in isolation
    Sonal Singh
    BMJ 329:742. 2004
  66. pmc Adherence to HAART: a systematic review of developed and developing nation patient-reported barriers and facilitators
    Edward J Mills
    Centre for International Health and Human Rights Studies, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS Med 3:e438. 2006
    ..We systematically reviewed the literature to determine patient-reported barriers and facilitators to adhering to antiretroviral therapy...
  67. pmc Sharing evidence on humanitarian relief
    Edward J Mills
    BMJ 331:1485-6. 2005