Steven L Bernstein

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Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Undertreatment of tobacco use relative to other chronic conditions
    Steven L Bernstein
    Yale Department of Emergency Medicine, 464 Congress Avenue, Suite 260, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:e59-65. 2013
  2. pmc Motivation rulers for smoking cessation: a prospective observational examination of construct and predictive validity
    Edwin D Boudreaux
    Departments of Emergency Medicine, Psychiatry, and Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Addict Sci Clin Pract 7:8. 2012
  3. pmc Efficacy of an emergency department-based multicomponent intervention for smokers with substance use disorders
    Steven L Bernstein
    Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Albert Einstein Cancer Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 44:139-42. 2013
  4. pmc A randomized trial of a multicomponent cessation strategy for emergency department smokers
    Steven L Bernstein
    Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Albert Einstein Cancer Center, Bronx, New York, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:575-83. 2011
  5. doi request reprint The clinical impact of health behaviors on emergency department visits
    Steven L Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:1054-9. 2009
  6. pmc Disparities in access to over-the-counter nicotine replacement products in New York City pharmacies
    Steven L Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1699-704. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Efficacy of a brief intervention to improve emergency physicians' smoking cessation counseling skills, knowledge, and attitudes
    Steven L Bernstein
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Albert Einstein Cancer Center, and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, USA
    Subst Abus 30:158-81. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Race and ethnicity do not affect baseline self-report of pain severity in patients with suspected long-bone fractures
    Steven L Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Monteflore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, USA
    Pain Med 10:106-10. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Rapid implementation of a smokers' quitline fax referral service in an urban area
    Steven L Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 20:55-63. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Tobacco control interventions in the emergency department: a joint statement of emergency medicine organizations
    Steven L Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 48:e417-26. 2006

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Publications38

  1. pmc Undertreatment of tobacco use relative to other chronic conditions
    Steven L Bernstein
    Yale Department of Emergency Medicine, 464 Congress Avenue, Suite 260, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:e59-65. 2013
    ..We compared the likelihood that a tobacco user would receive treatment with the likelihood that an adult with another common chronic condition would receive treatment for that condition at an office visit...
  2. pmc Motivation rulers for smoking cessation: a prospective observational examination of construct and predictive validity
    Edwin D Boudreaux
    Departments of Emergency Medicine, Psychiatry, and Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Addict Sci Clin Pract 7:8. 2012
    ..Although popular clinically, the psychometric properties of motivation rulers for tobacco cessation are unknown. This study examined the psychometric properties of rulers assessing importance, readiness, and confidence in tobacco cessation...
  3. pmc Efficacy of an emergency department-based multicomponent intervention for smokers with substance use disorders
    Steven L Bernstein
    Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Albert Einstein Cancer Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 44:139-42. 2013
    ..6% versus 0%, p = .015), and to self-identify as nonsmokers (12.5% v. 0%, p = .03). This finding suggests that concurrent alcohol or substance use should not prevent initiation of tobacco dependence treatment in the ED...
  4. pmc A randomized trial of a multicomponent cessation strategy for emergency department smokers
    Steven L Bernstein
    Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Albert Einstein Cancer Center, Bronx, New York, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:575-83. 2011
    ..The objective was to determine the efficacy of an emergency department (ED)-based smoking cessation intervention...
  5. doi request reprint The clinical impact of health behaviors on emergency department visits
    Steven L Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:1054-9. 2009
    ..This article reviews the epidemiology and clinical impact of risky health behaviors on ED visits and suggests strategies for creating a research agenda in these areas...
  6. pmc Disparities in access to over-the-counter nicotine replacement products in New York City pharmacies
    Steven L Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1699-704. 2009
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  7. doi request reprint Efficacy of a brief intervention to improve emergency physicians' smoking cessation counseling skills, knowledge, and attitudes
    Steven L Bernstein
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Albert Einstein Cancer Center, and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, USA
    Subst Abus 30:158-81. 2009
    ..Post-intervention, 30% of smokers were given a Quitline referral card. An educational intervention improved ED-based tobacco interventions. Controlled trials are needed to establish these results' durability...
  8. doi request reprint Race and ethnicity do not affect baseline self-report of pain severity in patients with suspected long-bone fractures
    Steven L Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Monteflore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, USA
    Pain Med 10:106-10. 2009
    ..To determine whether race or ethnicity affect baseline description of pain by patients with suspected long-bone fracture...
  9. doi request reprint Rapid implementation of a smokers' quitline fax referral service in an urban area
    Steven L Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 20:55-63. 2009
    ..To increase use of fax referral services to a state smokers' quitline...
  10. ncbi request reprint Tobacco control interventions in the emergency department: a joint statement of emergency medicine organizations
    Steven L Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 48:e417-26. 2006
    ..ED-based tobacco control would allow the specialty to help fulfill the Healthy People 2010 mandate to reduce the prevalence of smoking among US citizens...
  11. doi request reprint Nicotine dependence, motivation to quit, and diagnosis among adult emergency department patients who smoke: a national survey
    Steven L Bernstein
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Albert Einstein Cancer Center, and Montefiore Medical Center, 111 East 210th Street, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1277-82. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that the emergency department visit may provide a teachable moment to reach smokers who have tobacco-related problems...
  12. ncbi request reprint Tobacco control interventions in the emergency department: a joint statement of emergency medicine organizations
    Steven L Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 32:370-81. 2006
    ..ED-based tobacco control would allow the specialty to help fulfill the Healthy People 2010 mandate to reduce the prevalence of smoking among US citizens...
  13. doi request reprint Emergency department-based tobacco interventions improve patient satisfaction
    Steven L Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    J Emerg Med 38:e35-40. 2010
    ..To determine whether receipt of smoking cessation counseling affects satisfaction scores in adult emergency department (ED) smokers...
  14. pmc Cigarette smoking behaviors and beliefs in persons living with HIV/AIDS
    Jonathan Shuter
    AIDS Center and Division of Infectious Diseases, Montefiore Medical Center and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Am J Health Behav 36:75-85. 2012
    ..To measure biopsychosocial domains related to tobacco use in persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHAs)...
  15. doi request reprint Screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) for alcohol and other drug use among adolescents: evaluation of a pediatric residency curriculum
    Sheryl A Ryan
    Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Subst Abus 33:251-60. 2012
    ..The results show that integrating a SBIRT curriculum into a pediatric residency program increases residents' knowledge and skills...
  16. doi request reprint Effect of household children on adult ED smokers' motivation to quit
    Angela M Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 26:757-62. 2008
    ..We hypothesized adult parenting smokers in the emergency department (ED) have a higher interest in quitting and may be more amenable to tobacco cessation counseling than smokers without children...
  17. pmc Low incidence of adverse events following varenicline initiation among opioid dependent smokers with comorbid psychiatric illness
    Shadi Nahvi
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 132:47-52. 2013
    ..Most drug treatment patients smoke cigarettes, yet few data exist on the prevalence and outcomes of varenicline treatment among smokers with comorbid substance use and psychiatric disorders...
  18. doi request reprint Alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs: future directions for screening and intervention in the emergency department
    Rebecca M Cunningham
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, School of Public Health Injury Research Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:1078-88. 2009
    ..5) Translation--conduct translational and cost-effectiveness research of proven efficacious interventions, with attention to fidelity, to move ED SBIRT from research to practice...
  19. pmc A brief intervention reduces hazardous and harmful drinking in emergency department patients
    GAIL D'ONOFRIO
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 60:181-92. 2012
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  20. ncbi request reprint Public health considerations in knowledge translation in the emergency department
    Steven L Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, UAS
    Acad Emerg Med 14:1036-41. 2007
    ..Because these individuals may have limited access to screening and preventive interventions, wider adoption of these initiatives may improve the health of this vulnerable population...
  21. pmc A randomized controlled trial of a tailored group smoking cessation intervention for HIV-infected smokers
    Alyson B Moadel
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Albert Einstein Cancer Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 61:208-15. 2012
    ..Little is known about the efficacy of tobacco treatment strategies in PLWH...
  22. ncbi request reprint Preventive care in the emergency department: diagnosis and management of smoking and smoking-related illness in the emergency department: a systematic review
    Steven L Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 9:720-9. 2002
    ..Smoking remains the leading preventable cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States. The efficacy of emergency department (ED)-based patient screening and counseling for smoking cessation is not currently known...
  23. pmc Feasibility of a computer-assisted alcohol SBIRT program in an urban emergency department: patient and research staff perspectives
    Mary K Murphy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, 464 Congress Ave, Suite 260, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Addict Sci Clin Pract 8:2. 2013
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  24. doi request reprint The effect of emergency department crowding on clinically oriented outcomes
    Steven L Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:1-10. 2009
    ..The effect of emergency department (ED) crowding on these domains of quality has not been comprehensively evaluated...
  25. doi request reprint Developing and implementing a multispecialty graduate medical education curriculum on Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)
    Jeanette M Tetrault
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Subst Abus 33:168-81. 2012
    ..Implementation of a graduate medical education SBIRT curriculum in a multispecialty format is feasible and acceptable. Future efforts focusing on evaluation of resident SBIRT performance and sustainability of SBIRT are needed...
  26. doi request reprint Public health education for emergency medicine residents
    Marian E Betz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:S242-50. 2011
    ..External funding for these efforts was critical to their success, given the time and financial restraints on residency programs. The optimal approach for public health education for EM residents has not been defined...
  27. ncbi request reprint Nicotine dependence, motivation to quit, and diagnosis in emergency department patients who smoke
    Steven L Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 111 East 210th St Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Addict Behav 31:288-97. 2006
    ..To assess the effect of diagnosis on motivation to quit in adult smokers in an emergency department (ED)...
  28. doi request reprint Interventions to improve patient-centered care during times of emergency department crowding
    Julius Cuong Pham
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:1289-94. 2011
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  29. doi request reprint Measures of crowding in the emergency department: a systematic review
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine UH, New York, NY
    Acad Emerg Med 18:527-38. 2011
    ..The objective was to conduct a systematic review of crowding measures and compare them in conceptual foundation and validity...
  30. doi request reprint Cigarette smoking is an independent predictor of nonadherence in HIV-infected individuals receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Jonathan Shuter
    AIDS Center and Division of Infectious Diseases, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:731-6. 2008
    ..04). Depression and history of illicit substance use were not associated with nonadherence. In our study cohort, current cigarette smoking was an important and significant marker of inferior adherence to antiretroviral medication...
  31. doi request reprint Comparing National Institutes of Health funding of emergency medicine to four medical specialties
    Sara C Bessman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:1001-4. 2011
    ..The hypothesis was that EM would receive fewer NIH awards and less funding dollars per active physician and per medical school faculty member compared to the other four specialties...
  32. ncbi request reprint An electronic chart prompt to decrease proprietary antibiotic prescription to self-pay patients
    Steven L Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, 111 East 210th Street, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:225-31. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to develop a clinical decision support system to display patient insurance status before prescription writing for outpatient conditions...
  33. doi request reprint Public health, prevention, and emergency medicine: a critical juxtaposition
    Steven L Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center Bronx, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:190-3. 2008
  34. ncbi request reprint Relationship between intensity and relief in patients with acute severe pain
    Steven L Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 24:162-6. 2006
    ..To test whether a single-category improvement on a Likert pain relief scale equals the minimum clinically significant difference of 1.3 units in pain intensity reduction on a 10-unit numerical rating scale (NRS)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Emergency department crowding: old problem, new solutions
    Steven L Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 24:821-37. 2006
    ..More research needs to be done to better understand the factors that contribute to crowding, the impact of this problem on patients and ED throughput, and how to alleviate this nationwide crisis...
  36. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a new index to measure emergency department crowding
    Steven L Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, St Barnabas Health Care System, Newark, NJ, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:938-42. 2003
    ..To develop a quantitative measure of emergency department (ED) crowding and busyness...
  37. ncbi request reprint Emergency department information system adoption in the United States
    Adam B Landman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:536-44. 2010
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  38. ncbi request reprint The impact of smoking-related illness in the ED: an attributable risk model
    Steven L Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 20:161-4. 2002
    ..0001). Smoking-attributable illness accounts for 4.9% of ED adult visits, 6.8% of ED adult admissions, and 10.0% of hospital charges. The use of ED-based smoking intervention remains to be determined...

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