J A Welker

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Toxin assay is more reliable than ICD-9 data and less time-consuming than chart review for public reporting of Clostridium difficile hospital case rates
    James A Welker
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, MedStar Research Institute, Anne Arundel Health System, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Hosp Med 7:170-5. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint The percutaneous needle biopsy is safe and recommended in the diagnosis of musculoskeletal masses
    J A Welker
    Washington Cancer Institute, Washington, District of Columbia 20010, USA
    Cancer 89:2677-86. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Repeat needle biopsies combined with clinical observation are safe and accurate in the management of a solitary pulmonary nodule
    James A Welker
    Hospitalist Section, Department of Internal Medicine, Harbor Hospital Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Cancer 103:599-607. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Implementation of electronic data capture systems: barriers and solutions
    James A Welker
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, and Franklin Square Clinical Research Center, Franklin Square Hospital Center, 9000 Franklin Square Drive, Baltimore MD 21237, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 28:329-36. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Antibiotic timing and errors in diagnosing pneumonia
    James A Welker
    Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, and Franklin Square Clinical Research Center, Franklin Square Hospital Center, Baltimore, MD 21237, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:351-6. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of primary bone tumors with image-guided percutaneous biopsy: experience with 110 tumors
    James S Jelinek
    Department of Radiology, Washington Hospital Center, 110 Irving St NW, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Radiology 223:731-7. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint An approach to the diagnosis and treatment of cryofibrinogenemia
    Tshering D Amdo
    Hospitalist Section, Department of Internal Medicine, Harbor Hospital Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21225, USA
    Am J Med 116:332-7. 2004

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Publications7

  1. doi request reprint Toxin assay is more reliable than ICD-9 data and less time-consuming than chart review for public reporting of Clostridium difficile hospital case rates
    James A Welker
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, MedStar Research Institute, Anne Arundel Health System, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Hosp Med 7:170-5. 2012
    ..1% mortality. Governmental agencies have recommended surveillance, but reporting increases health care costs. We sought to identify a reliable method of reporting CDAD that will not significantly increase health care costs...
  2. ncbi request reprint The percutaneous needle biopsy is safe and recommended in the diagnosis of musculoskeletal masses
    J A Welker
    Washington Cancer Institute, Washington, District of Columbia 20010, USA
    Cancer 89:2677-86. 2000
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze the role of percutaneous core needle biopsy in the diagnosis of musculoskeletal sarcomas...
  3. ncbi request reprint Repeat needle biopsies combined with clinical observation are safe and accurate in the management of a solitary pulmonary nodule
    James A Welker
    Hospitalist Section, Department of Internal Medicine, Harbor Hospital Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Cancer 103:599-607. 2005
    ..Sixty percent of removed solitary pulmonary nodules (SPNs) are benign. An approach that reduces the unnecessary excision of benign nodules is consistent with the oncologic objective of organ preservation...
  4. ncbi request reprint Implementation of electronic data capture systems: barriers and solutions
    James A Welker
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, and Franklin Square Clinical Research Center, Franklin Square Hospital Center, 9000 Franklin Square Drive, Baltimore MD 21237, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 28:329-36. 2007
    ..This review discusses these barriers and potential solutions that can assist the clinical trial industry in achieving more wide-spread EDC use and the resulting improvement in operating efficiencies...
  5. doi request reprint Antibiotic timing and errors in diagnosing pneumonia
    James A Welker
    Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, and Franklin Square Clinical Research Center, Franklin Square Hospital Center, Baltimore, MD 21237, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:351-6. 2008
    ..We asked whether these time pressures might also have negative effects on the accuracy of diagnosis of pneumonia...
  6. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of primary bone tumors with image-guided percutaneous biopsy: experience with 110 tumors
    James S Jelinek
    Department of Radiology, Washington Hospital Center, 110 Irving St NW, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Radiology 223:731-7. 2002
    ..To determine the diagnostic accuracy of image-guided percutaneous biopsy in 110 primary bone tumors of varying internal compositions...
  7. ncbi request reprint An approach to the diagnosis and treatment of cryofibrinogenemia
    Tshering D Amdo
    Hospitalist Section, Department of Internal Medicine, Harbor Hospital Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21225, USA
    Am J Med 116:332-7. 2004
    ..Diagnostic criteria are outlined, and therapies are assessed critically. This information should help clinicians in establishing a diagnosis of cryofibrinogenemia and initiating treatment...