Summary: Hospitals located in metropolitan areas.
Publications232 found, 100 shown here
- Six year audit of cardiac arrests and medical emergency team calls in an Australian outer metropolitan teaching hospitalMichael Buist
Intensive Care Unit, Dandenong Hospital, PO Box 478, Dandenong, VIC 3175, Australia
BMJ 335:1210-2. 2007..In our hospital an important problem was failure to call the medical emergency team or cardiac arrest team when, before in-hospital cardiac arrest, patients had fulfilled the criteria for calling the team...
- The association between hospital overcrowding and mortality among patients admitted via Western Australian emergency departmentsPeter C Sprivulis
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Western Australia, 2nd Floor R Block, Queen Elizabeth II, Medical Centre, Verdun Street, Nedlands, WA 6009, Australia
Med J Aust 184:208-12. 2006..To examine the relationship between hospital and emergency department (ED) occupancy, as indicators of hospital overcrowding, and mortality after emergency admission...
- Mortality patterns in the accident and emergency department of an urban hospital in NigeriaA U Ekere
Division of Orthopedics/trauma, Dept of Surgery, University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital
Niger J Clin Pract 8:14-8. 2005..CONCLUSION: Improvement in management techniques might unravel the mysteries of death of unknown origin. Management of medical emergencies should be emphasized in the training of accident and emergency workers...
- Empiric management of community-acquired pneumonia in Australian emergency departmentsDavid J Maxwell
NSW Therapeutic Advisory Group Inc, PO Box 766, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
Med J Aust 183:520-4. 2005..To describe empiric community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) management in Australian hospital emergency departments (EDs) and evaluate this against national guidelines, including use of the pneumonia severity index and antibiotic selection...
- How graduate nurses use protocols to manage patients' medicationsElizabeth Manias
Associate Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Vic, Australia
J Clin Nurs 14:935-44. 2005..The objectives were to: examine the extent of adherence to various protocols in relation to medication activities and determine how the ward environment impacts on graduate nurses' use of protocols to manage patients' medications...
- Project ASSERT: an ED-based intervention to increase access to primary care, preventive services, and the substance abuse treatment systemE Bernstein
Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, MA 02118 2393, USA
Ann Emerg Med 30:181-9. 1997....
- Epidemiology of acute coronary syndromes in a Mediterranean country; aims, design and baseline characteristics of the Greek study of acute coronary syndromes (GREECS)Christos Pitsavos
First Cardiology Clinic, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece
BMC Public Health 5:23. 2005..In this work we present the design, methodology of the study and various baseline characteristics of people with ACS...
- The heaviest repeat users of an inner city emergency department are not general practice patientsAndrew Wesley Dent
Emergency Medicine, St Vincent s Hospital, 41 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy 3065, Vic, Australia
Emerg Med (Fremantle) 15:322-9. 2003..To test the hypothesis that frequent attenders to the ED are suitable for diversion to general practice...
- Quality of care and in-hospital outcomes in patients with coronary heart disease in rural and urban hospitals (from Get With the Guidelines-Coronary Artery Disease Program)Amrut V Ambardekar
Division of Cardiology, Denver Health Medical Center, The University of Colorado at Denver and the Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
Am J Cardiol 105:139-43. 2010..In-hospital outcomes and quality of care were stratified by care at rural versus urban hospitals. Multivariate logistic regression analysis was used to determine the association of rural locale with in-..
- Invasive pneumococcal disease in children aged <5 years admitted to 3 urban hospitals in Ibadan, NigeriaA G Falade
Department of Pediatrics, University College Hospital and College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
Clin Infect Dis 48:S190-6. 2009..pneumoniae...
- Priority-setting and hospital strategic planning: a qualitative case studyDouglas Martin
University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics, Management and Evaluation, 88 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1L4, Canada
J Health Serv Res Policy 8:197-201. 2003..To describe and evaluate the priority-setting element of a hospital's strategic planning process...
- Are urban safety-net hospitals losing low-risk Medicaid maternity patients?D J Gaskin
Institute for Health Care Research and Policy, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007, USA
Health Serv Res 36:25-51. 2001..decline during 1991-94? (3) Did self-pay/charity patients' propensity to use safety-net hospitals increase during 1991-94? (4) Did the change in Medicaid patients' use of safety-net hospitals differ for low- and high-risk patients?..
- Surgery in Malawi - a national survey of activity in rural and urban hospitalsChris Lavy
Beit Cure Orthopaedic Hospital, Blantyre, Malawi
Ann R Coll Surg Engl 89:722-4. 2007..It also has 4 central hospitals, each with one or more surgeons. Most district hospitals are manned by a single doctor and two or more paramedical clinical officers...
- Seasonal variation in undiagnosed HIV infection on the general medicine and trauma services of two urban hospitalsKathleen A Brady
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
J Gen Intern Med 20:324-30. 2005To examine the seroprevalence of undiagnosed HIV and variation by season among patients admitted to the general internal medicine (GIM) and trauma services of two urban hospitals.
- Out of the frying pan: New York City hospitals in an age of deregulationSharon Salit
United Hospital Fund, New York City, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 21:127-39. 2002..In this paper we describe this period of turbulent change that has left most of the city's safety-net and small community hospitals near bankruptcy...
- Epidemiological and genetic correlates of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus infection in the hospital with the highest nosocomial infection rate in Taiwan in 2003Yi Ming Arthur Chen
Institute of Public Health, National Yang Ming University, Li Noun Street, Section 2, Taipei, Taiwan
J Clin Microbiol 44:359-65. 2006..The odds ratio for contracting a SARS-CoV infection among persons with either a homozygous or a heterozygous Cw*0801 genotype was 4.4 (95% confidence interval, 1.5 to 12.9; P = 0.007)...
- Estimation of the impact of providing outpatients with information about SARS infection control on their intention of outpatient visitTatsuro Ishizaki
Department of Healthcare Economics and Quality Management, School of Public Health, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Yoshida konoe cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
Health Policy 69:293-303. 2004....
- Use of a regional health information exchange to detect crossover of patients with MRSA between urban hospitalsAbel N Kho
Northwestern University, Division of General Internal Medicine, Affiliated Scientist, Regenstrief Institute, Inc, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 15:212-6. 2008..A significant portion of patients already known to be colonized or infected with Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) may not be identified at admission by neighboring hospitals...
- Development of an evidence-based practice and research collaborative among urban hospitalsSusan Mace Weeks
Center for Evidence Based Practice and Research, Texas Christian University, TCU Box 298620, Fort Worth, TX 76129, USA
Nurs Clin North Am 44:27-31, ix-x. 2009This article describes the development of an evidence-based practice and research collaborative among urban hospitals. The collaborative began as a mechanism to support the incorporation of evidence-based practice and research in the ..
- Using autoregressive integrated moving average (ARIMA) models to predict and monitor the number of beds occupied during a SARS outbreak in a tertiary hospital in SingaporeArul Earnest
Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
BMC Health Serv Res 5:36. 2005..The main objective of this study is to apply autoregressive integrated moving average (ARIMA) models to make real-time predictions on the number of beds occupied in Tan Tock Seng Hospital, during the recent SARS outbreak...
- Hospital preparedness and SARSMona R Loutfy
McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Emerg Infect Dis 10:771-6. 2004..We also make recommendations for other institutions to prepare for future outbreaks, regardless of their origin...
- Improving outcomes with community-wide distribution of health care dataRonald J Lagoe
Hospital Executive Council, Syracuse, NY, USA
Health Care Manage Rev 29:67-76. 2004..These efforts produced increased accessibility of hospital emergency departments and greater efficiency of acute and long-term care...
- Pharmaceutical advertising in emergency departmentsCatherine A Marco
Department of Emergency Medicine, St Vincent Mercy Medical Center, 2213 Cherry Street, Toledo, OH 43608 2691, USA
Acad Emerg Med 11:401-4. 2004..This study was undertaken to identify the frequency of items containing pharmaceutical advertising in clinical emergency departments (EDs)...
- Factors influencing the use of registered nurse overtime in hospitals, 1995-2000Barbara Berney
Hunter College, New York, NY, USA
J Nurs Scholarsh 37:165-72. 2005..To assess nurse overtime in acute care general hospitals and the factors that influence overtime among various hospitals and in the same hospitals from year to year...
- Syndromic analysis of computerized emergency department patients' chief complaints: an opportunity for bioterrorism and influenza surveillanceCharlene Babcock Irvin
Department of Emergency Medicine, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MI, USA
Ann Emerg Med 41:447-52. 2003..Emergency department computerized triage logs might be useful for automated ED surveillance and potentially for early identification of bioterrorism events. We describe a Web-based surveillance program and its feasibility for surveillance...
- The effect of practitioner characteristics on patient pain and embarrassment during ED internal examinationsKenneth R Patton
Emergency Department, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY, USA
Am J Emerg Med 21:205-7. 2003..5 respectively. Examiner gender, examiner LOT and patient age did not predict pain and embarrassment scores. Overall, 173 (62%) patients had no practitioner gender preference, whereas 93 (34%) preferred women and 11 (4%) preferred men...
- Discrepant attitudes about teamwork among critical care nurses and physiciansEric J Thomas
University of Texas Houston Medical School, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, USA
Crit Care Med 31:956-9. 2003..To measure and compare critical care physicians' and nurses' attitudes about teamwork...
- A prospective study of the complication rate of use of patient restraint in the emergency departmentLeslie S Zun
Department of Emergency Medicine, Finch University Chicago Medical School, Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60608, USA
J Emerg Med 24:119-24. 2003..We found that male patients were most often restrained for violent and disruptive behavior. Most commonly, two restraints were used in combination with chemical restraints for a duration of almost 5 h...
- HIV postexposure prophylaxis in sexual assault: current practice and patient adherence to treatment recommendations in a large urban teaching hospitalJudith A Linden
Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, MA 02118, USA
Acad Emerg Med 12:640-6. 2005....
- A five year analysis of death in accident and emergency room of a semi-urban hospitalA R K Adesunkanmi
Department of Surgery, College of Health Sciences Obafemi Awolowo University, lle Ife, Nigeria
West Afr J Med 21:99-104. 2002..Trauma victims spent the shortest mean time in accident and emergency before death, the longest staying were the victims of medical diseases...
- Planning emergency patients: An attempt to change the nature of the emergency departmentRemco Rosmulder
Department of Operations, Organisation and Human Resources, Faculty of Business, Public Administration and Technology, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
Eur J Emerg Med 13:377-9. 2006..In our opinion, successfully planning emergency patients requires that the ED has full control over the referral process, and that scheduled patients are treated in a separate, undisturbed care process...
- The impact of trauma case management on patient outcomesKate Curtis
Department of Emergency Medicine and Trauma, St George Hospital, Kogarah, New South Wales, Australia
J Trauma 53:477-82. 2002..Previous investigations demonstrate that nursing case management in the acute care setting improves patient outcomes. However, these findings provide limited information specific to trauma patients...
- Validation of the Ottawa Ankle Rules in AustraliaAlan Broomhead
Emergency Department, Lyell McEwin Health Service, Adelaide
Emerg Med (Fremantle) 15:126-32. 2003..This study was a prospective validation of the Ottawa Ankle Rules (OAR) in Australia following appropriate education in the use of the rules...
- Can case management interventions reduce the number of emergency department visits by frequent users?Keon Hyung Lee
Department of Health Professions, College of Health and Public Affairs, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 32816 2205, USA
Health Care Manag (Frederick) 25:155-9. 2006..The ability of case management interventions to reduce the volume of visits and associated impact on reducing Emergency Department overcrowding was not proven...
- Drug misuse by patients in an inner-city hospitalKaren Sinclair
Bristol Specialist Drug and Alcohol Service
Nurs Stand 17:33-7. 2003..To identify the prevalence of drug misuse (illicit, over-the-counter and prescribed) by patients at Bristol Royal Infirmary, an inner-city teaching hospital, and the problems encountered by ward staff in the management of these patients...
- Feasibility of using an interactive laptop program in the emergency department to prevent alcohol misuse among adolescentsMary Ann Gregor
Injury Research Center, The Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0437, USA
Ann Emerg Med 42:276-84. 2003..We determined the feasibility of using an interactive laptop program with adolescent emergency department (ED) patients to prevent alcohol use and misuse...
- Mortality benefit of transfer to level I versus level II trauma centers for head-injured patientsK John McConnell
Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
Health Serv Res 40:435-57. 2005..To determine whether head-injured patients transferred to level I trauma centers have reduced mortality relative to transfers to level II trauma centers...
- A comparison of trauma intubations managed by anesthesiologists and emergency physiciansJoseph S Bushra
Department of Emergency Medicine, Temple University Hospital and School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
Acad Emerg Med 11:66-70. 2004..Although airway management by emergency physicians has become standard for general emergency department (ED) patients, many believe that anesthesiologists should manage the airways of trauma victims...
- Factors associated with walkout of patients from New South Wales hospital emergency departments, AustraliaMohammed Mohsin
Centre for Research, Evidence Management and Surveillance, Division of Population Health, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Liverpool BC, New South Wales, Australia
Emerg Med Australas 17:434-42. 2005..To explore the association between daily patient numbers, sociodemographic, clinical and system characteristics and walkout rates of patients from New South Wales (NSW) public hospital ED (without seeing a medical officer)...
- Inpatient mortality as related to triage category in three New South Wales regional base hospitalsSteven R Doherty
Tamworth Base Hospital, University Department of Rural Health Tamworth, University of Newcastle, Australia
Emerg Med (Fremantle) 15:334-40. 2003..To examine the causes of death in each category...
- Profile of near-fatal asthma in an inner-city hospitalSunil Dhuper
Jacobi Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
Chest 124:1880-4. 2003..We studied the ability of patients to recognize the severity of asthma, implement SC therapy, and seek timely help from a health-care provider (HCP)...
- Profile of patients attending pediatric emergency service at ChandigarhManju Salaria
Department of Pediatrics, Post Graduate Institution of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
Indian J Pediatr 70:621-4. 2003..3% deaths were in the age group of 0-28 days. Sepsis was the most common diagnosis in patients who died. This information may help in planning and development of a Pediatric Emergency unit and prioritizing residents, training...
- Development of competency inventory for registered nurses in the People's Republic of China: scale developmentMing Liu
Faculty of Nursing, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Int J Nurs Stud 44:805-13. 2007..A competency framework for Chinese registered nurses was formed. This paper describes the development and testing of the Competency Inventory for Registered Nurses (CIRN)...
- Predictors of on-call specialist response times in California emergency departmentsSarita A Mohanty
Department of Medicine and Emergency Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California 90033, USA
Acad Emerg Med 13:505-12. 2006..Limited availability of on-call specialists is thought to contribute to ED overcrowding...
- Self-reported safety belt use among emergency department patients in Boston, MassachusettsWilliam G Fernandez
Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
BMC Public Health 6:111. 2006..Safety belt use among potentially at-risk groups in Boston is unknown. We sought to assess the prevalence and correlates of belt non-use among emergency department (ED) patients in Boston...
- Patient-provider communication regarding referral to cardiac rehabilitationPeter R Mitoff
University of Toronto, ON
Rehabil Nurs 30:140-6. 2005..Surprisingly, the strength of the HCP referral did not influence the decision to attend CR as strongly when compared to the HCP's ability to facilitate enrollment in a CR program...
- An exploration of staff knowledge on the nurse practitioner's role in the emergency departmentGeraldine Lee
La Trobe University The Alfred Clinical School, The Alfred, Commercial Road, Prahran, Melbourne 3004, Australia
Accid Emerg Nurs 15:79-87. 2007..The role of the Nurse Practitioner (NP) was introduced to the Emergency Department (ED) at a metropolitan hospital in Melbourne, Australia in July 2004...
- Psychiatric emergencies in childrenKristin V Christodulu
Department of Psychology, University of at Albany State University of New York, Albany, NY, USA
Pediatr Emerg Care 18:268-70. 2002..The rate of admission and length of stay for children who were evaluated in the ED were also examined...
- Infections and severe sepsis in solid-organ transplant patients admitted from a university-based EDStephen Trzeciak
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Am J Emerg Med 22:530-3. 2004..7% of these patients had severe sepsis. The emergency physician must have a high index of suspicion for infections when evaluating organ transplant recipients...
- Evaluation of a rapid bedside toxicology screen in patients suspected of drug toxicityChristian Tomaszewski
Department of Emergency Medicine, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina 28232, USA
J Emerg Med 28:389-94. 2005..Further testing will be required to verify the efficacy of the test in populations with a higher prevalence of phencyclidine and amphetamine abuse...
- Emergency room coverage: an evolving crisisSteven P Davison
Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007 2197, USA
Plast Reconstr Surg 114:453-7. 2004..Interestingly, a remuneration problem exists in a market different from what one would expect. In this study, a sample from a suburban hospital, rather than an inner-city university hospital, is the greater problem...
- Inappropriate prescribing in an older ED populationFredric M Hustey
Department of Emergency Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
Am J Emerg Med 25:804-7. 2007..Outpatient PIM use in older ED patients is highly prevalent. Further education is needed regarding prescribing practices in this population group...
- Characteristics and clinical predictors of minor head injury in children presenting to two Malaysian accident and emergency departmentsH C Chan
Department of Accident and Emergency Medicine, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 16150 Kubang Kerian, Kota Bharu, Malaysia
Singapore Med J 46:219-23. 2005....
- Frequent overcrowding in U.S. emergency departmentsR Derlet
Division of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
Acad Emerg Med 8:151-5. 2001..CONCLUSIONS: Episodic, but frequent, overcrowding is a significant problem in academic, county, and private hospital EDs in urban and rural settings. Its causes are complex and multifactorial...
- Assessment of patient pain in the postoperative contextElizabeth Manias
School of Nursing, University of Melbourne
West J Nurs Res 26:751-69. 2004..The study identified how nurses' prioritization of work demands created barriers in conducting timely and comprehensive pain assessment decisions...
- Patient satisfaction and pain management: an educational approachJennifer Innis
Pain Service, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Nurs Care Qual 19:322-7. 2004..Although pain scores did not improve, there were improvements made with respect to patient assessment, patient satisfaction, and nursing knowledge...
- Effects of the August 2003 blackout on the New York City healthcare delivery system: a lesson for disaster preparednessDavid J Prezant
Pulmonary Division, Montefiore Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
Crit Care Med 33:S96-101. 2005....
- Pain assessment in the perspective of action scienceHesook Suzie Kim
Buskerud University College, Drammen, Norway
Res Theory Nurs Pract 20:215-28. 2006..The findings point to possible explanations regarding problems in pain assessment, and provide insights into our understanding of nursing practice especially in relation to pain assessment...
- Perception of risk: a study of A&E nurses and NHS managersGordon C A Dickson
Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK
J Health Organ Manag 18:308-20. 2004..It is argued that identification of differences of perception is an essential part of the risk management process. Illustrations are given of ways in which these differences can undermine the effectiveness of a risk management strategy...
- [Timeliness of care in patients with type-B pelvic-ring injuries at a referral hospital in Mexico City]Eduardo Laguna Sánchez
Hospital de Traumatologia y Ortopedia Lomas Verdes, IMSS
Acta Ortop Mex 21:194-8. 2007..To determine the timeliness of the care provided to patients with type-B pelvic ring injuries at the emergency service...
- The epidemiology of emergency department attendances in ChristchurchP Hider
New Zealand Health Technology Assessment, Christchurch School of Medicine
N Z Med J 114:157-9. 2001..ED attendance data have important implications for funders and providers of ED services and a national dataset should be established...
- The emergency department case manager: effect on selected outcomesLaurie J Gautney
Baptist Health System of Alabama, PO Box 830605, Birmingham, AL 35283, USA
Lippincotts Case Manag 9:121-9; quiz 130-1. 2004..Data will be collected through a variety of sources...
- Emergency department: improving patient satisfactionJo M Walrath
Patient Care Services CNO Virginia Hospital Center, Arlington, VA, USA
Nurs Econ 22:71-4, 55. 2004..While the LOS targets were not met, decreasing the LOS to the achieved levels resulted in the highest levels of patient satisfaction ever achieved and sustained in the ED...
- Outcomes after injury: a comparison of workplace and nonworkplace injurySuzanne Mason
Department of Emergency Medicine, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, United Kingdom
J Trauma 53:98-103. 2002..Factors affecting recovery from injury are investigated comparing male emergency department patients involved in work-related and non-work-related accidents...
- Communication loads on clinical staff in the emergency departmentEnrico W Coiera
Centre for Health Informatics, University of New South Wales, NSW
Med J Aust 176:415-8. 2002..To measure communication loads on clinical staff in an acute clinical setting, and to describe the pattern of informal and formal communication events, Australia...
- Compliance with advice and appropriateness of emergency presentation following contact with the HealthDirect telephone triage servicePeter Sprivulis
Acute Demand Management Unit, State Health Emergency Services, Fremantle Hospital, Australia
Emerg Med Australas 16:35-40. 2004..Evaluation of compliance with advice and appropriateness of emergency presentation following contact with a telephone triage service (HealthDirect)...
- Multidisciplinary assessment at triage: a new way forwardJoanna R Richardson
Department of Emergency Medicine, Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Emerg Med Australas 16:41-6. 2004..To evaluate a dual doctor and nurse triage system at a tertiary referral hospital...
- Communication. Improving RNs' organizational and professional identification in managed care hospitalsJulie Apker
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Mich, USA
J Nurs Adm 32:106-14. 2002..Communication principles and strategies are presented to nurse leaders for use in fostering a stronger organizational affiliation among staff nurses while maintaining a strong identification with the nursing profession...
- Do internists and emergency physicians agree on the appropriateness of emergency department visits?G M O'Brien
Department of Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence 02903, USA
J Gen Intern Med 12:188-91. 1997..As managed care grows, the determination of ED appropriateness may depend on open discussions between physician groups, as well as on access to timely care in office settings...
- Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in emergency department admissionsRobert L Levine
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Department of Neurosurgery and Neurosurgical Intensive Care, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
J Hosp Med 2:79-85. 2007..Guidelines for venous thromboembolism prophylaxis exist, yet prophylaxis is underutilized and inadequately studied in the context of emergency department admissions...
- The impact of a pneumatic tube and computerized physician order management on laboratory turnaround timeDavid A Guss
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, UC San Diego Medical Center, 200 West Arbor Drive, Mailcode 8676, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
Ann Emerg Med 51:181-5. 2008..We assess the effect of sequential modifications in laboratory processing, including pneumatic tube transport and fully computerized order management, on laboratory turnaround time in the emergency department (ED)...
- Satisfied Patients Exiting the Emergency Department (SPEED) StudyJerris R Hedges
Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University OHSU, Portland, OR 97201 3098, USA
Acad Emerg Med 9:15-21. 2002..The objective was to address the associations of actual versus perceived wait intervals in ED patients and the association of overall satisfaction with perceived and actual wait intervals...
- Urine specific gravity and other urinary indices: inaccurate tests for dehydrationMichael J Steiner
Department of Pediatrics, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Pediatr Emerg Care 23:298-303. 2007..The study was designed to evaluate the accuracy of urinary indices as diagnostic tests to identify acute dehydration...
- Pilot study of metropolitan emergency department workload complexityPeter Sprivulis
Acute Demand Management Unit, State Health Emergency Services, Health Department of Western Australia, Fremantle, Australia
Emerg Med Australas 16:59-64. 2004..Assessment of emergency department (ED) patient complexity using the number of procedures, investigations or consultations (PICsum)...
- Hospitalization of patients with eating disorders on adolescent medical units is threatened by current reimbursement systemsJennifer L Kalisvaart
Section of Adolescent Medicine and Sports Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030 2399, USA
Int J Adolesc Med Health 19:155-65. 2007..Although successful treatment of eating disorders on medical units has occurred for at least thirty years, some insurance companies refuse payment for such care...
- Prevalence of cocaine use in ED patients with severe hypertensionMelissa L Givens
bUniversity of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75235, USA
Am J Emerg Med 25:612-5. 2007..We prospectively evaluated the prevalence of cocaine use in emergency department patients with elevated diastolic blood pressure greater than 120 mm Hg...
- Medical decision-making by psychiatry residentsRif El-Mallakh
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
Acad Psychiatry 31:326-8. 2007....
- Home and videotape intervention delays early complementary feeding among adolescent mothersM M Black
Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
Pediatrics 107:E67. 2001..Decisions on early feeding are often guided by grandmothers and influenced by beliefs that infants need complementary food to counteract signals of hunger, reduce crying, and sleep through the night...
- Language, speech sound production, and cognition in three-year-old children in relation to otitis media in their first three years of lifeJ L Paradise
Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Pediatrics 105:1119-30. 2000....
- Postoperative ERCP versus laparoscopic choledochotomy for clearance of selected bile duct calculi: a randomized trialLeslie K Nathanson
Department of Surgery and Gastroenterology, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
Ann Surg 242:188-92. 2005....
- Evaluating HIV-infected patients with headache: who needs computed tomography?A L Gifford
Health Services Research and Development Program, VA San Diego Calif Healthcare System and the Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, USA
Headache 41:441-8. 2001..To empirically test a clinical prediction rule for evaluating HIV-infected patients complaining of headache and to identify those at low risk for intracranial mass lesion who do not need immediate computed tomography of the head...
- Delaying second births among adolescent mothers: a randomized, controlled trial of a home-based mentoring programMaureen M Black
Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 737 W Lombard St, Room 161, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Pediatrics 118:e1087-99. 2006..Rates of rapid second births among low-income black adolescent mothers range from 20% to 50%. Most efforts to prevent rapid second births have been unsuccessful...
- Otitis media and tympanostomy tube insertion during the first three years of life: developmental outcomes at the age of four yearsJack L Paradise
Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Pediatrics 112:265-77. 2003..This report describes findings in study participants at the age of 4 years...
- Assessing the readability of skin care and pressure ulcer patient education materialsFeleta L Wilson
College of Nursing, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 30:224-30. 2003..Other design characteristics of the materials including organization, writing style, appearance, and appeal also were assessed...
- Physicians' access to ethics support services in four European countriesSamia A Hurst
Institute for Biomedical Ethics, Medical Faculty, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
Health Care Anal 15:321-35. 2007..6%). Access to formal ethics support services was associated with work in urban hospitals. Informal ethics resources were more evenly distributed...
- Organization of care for acute myocardial infarction in rural and urban hospitals in KansasEdward F Ellerbeck
Departments of Preventive Medicine and Internal Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS 66160 7313, USA
J Rural Health 20:363-7. 2004..The infrastructure and organization of AMI care in rural and urban Kansas hospitals was examined...
- The effects of managed care on physician and clinical integration in hospitalsM A Morrisey
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Lister Hill Center for Health Policy, 35294 0022, USA
Med Care 37:350-61. 1999To empirically estimate the effects that managed care has had on physician and clinical integration in urban hospitals.
- Does the addition of a pharmacist transition coordinator improve evidence-based medication management and health outcomes in older adults moving from the hospital to a long-term care facility? Results of a randomized, controlled trialMaria Crotty
Flinders University Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park, South Australia
Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 2:257-64. 2004..Poorly executed transfers of older patients from hospitals to long-term care facilities carry the risk of fragmentation of care, poor clinical outcomes, inappropriate use of emergency department services, and hospital readmission...
- Patient characteristics at hospital discharge and a comparison of home care referral decisionsKathryn H Bowles
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia 19104, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 50:336-42. 2002....
- The quality of procedural rural medical practice in AustraliaRichard B Hays
School of Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Rural Remote Health 5:474. 2005..professionals, and medical equipment, and patients are increasingly referred by clinical protocols to larger urban hospitals. On the other hand, many rural communities value highly their local rural hospital, and advocate the ..
- Rural hospital patient safety systems implementation in two StatesDaniel R Longo
Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
J Rural Health 23:189-97. 2007..This study examines differences between urban and rural hospitals...
- A rural virtual health sciences library project: research findings with implications for next generation library servicesM P Richwine
Ruth Lilly Medical Library, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis 46202 5121, USA
Bull Med Libr Assoc 89:37-44. 2001..library and training in its use would support medical decision making in rural southern Indiana and achieve the same level of impact seen by targeted information services provided by health sciences librarians in urban hospitals.
- Factors that influence job satisfaction of nurses in urban and rural community health centers in Cameroon: implications for policyA Ndiwane
College of Health Sciences, School of Nursing, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Clin Excell Nurse Pract 3:172-80. 1999..of Cameroon, examined whether there were significant differences in job satisfaction between nurses in urban hospitals and rural community health settings in the six major components of the job: work, pay, promotions, ..
- Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children participation and infants' growth and health: a multisite surveillance studyMaureen M Black
Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
Pediatrics 114:169-76. 2004..Little is known about the effects of WIC on infant growth, health, and food security...
- Pro re nata medication for psychoses: an audit of practice in two metropolitan hospitalsJosh Geffen
Department of Psychiatry, The University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland 4006, Australia
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 36:649-56. 2002..To examine the use of pro re nata (PRN) (as needed) medication in hospitalized patients with psychotic disorders...
- Equivalent lengths of stay of pediatric patients hospitalized in rural and nonrural hospitalsScott A Lorch
Center for Outcomes Research, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
Pediatrics 114:e400-8. 2004..There may be differences in the length of stay (LOS) between children hospitalized in rural versus urban hospitals. This study compared the differences in LOS, conditional LOS (CLOS), odds of prolonged stay, and 21-day ..
- Determinants of hospital closure in South Korea: use of a hierarchical generalized linear modelMaengseok Noh
Division of Mathematical Sciences, Pukyong National University, Republic of Korea
Soc Sci Med 63:2320-9. 2006..Results showed that ownership and hospital size were significantly associated with hospital closure. Urban hospitals were less likely to close than rural hospitals...
- Assuring rural hospital patient safety: what should be the priorities?Andrew F Coburn
Maine Rural Health Research Center, Institute for Health Policy, Muskie School of Public Service, University of Southern Maine, Portland, 04104, USA
J Rural Health 20:314-26. 2004..These standards are based on research conducted largely in urban hospitals, and it may not be possible to generalize them to rural hospitals.
- Myocardial infarction mortality in rural and urban hospitals: rethinking measures of quality of carePaul A James
Department of Family Medicine, Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
Ann Fam Med 5:105-11. 2007Patients with acute myocardial infarction have higher mortality rates in rural hospitals than in urban hospitals, suggesting substandard quality of care in the rural setting...
- Achievement of steady state optimizes results when performing indirect calorimetryStephen A McClave
Department of Medicine, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Kentucky 40202, USA
JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 27:16-20. 2003..The use of steady state as the endpoint for performance of indirect calorimetry (IC) is controversial. We designed this prospective study to evaluate the necessity and significance of achieving steady state...
- Amiodarone or procainamide for the termination of sustained stable ventricular tachycardia: an historical multicenter comparisonKeith A Marill
Department of Emergency Medicine, Cardiac Arrhythmia Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
Acad Emerg Med 17:297-306. 2010..The objective was to compare the effectiveness of intravenous (IV) procainamide and amiodarone for the termination of spontaneous stable sustained ventricular tachycardia (VT)...
- Effects of Physician Social Networks on Surgical Quality, Safety, and CostsJohn Malcolm Hollingsworth; Fiscal Year: 2013..He hypothesizes that, compared with physician social networks serving rural areas, those at urban hospitals have a larger number of physicians, but their average distances are similar...
- Columbia University/Aga Khan University Global Network Research UnitRobert L Goldenberg; Fiscal Year: 2013..of any site in the GN with an active birth registry in each, and have also demonstrated access to a number of urban hospitals for deliveries and access to urban children for research purposes as well...
- Identifying Adverse Events After Discharge From a Community HospitalDennis Tsilimingras; Fiscal Year: 2012..respectively, among patients discharged home from the general internal medicine services of major academic/urban hospitals. These rates are five to six times higher than the in-hospital adverse event incidence rates...
- Promoting Self-management Through Adherence among Heart Failure PatientsLufei Young; Fiscal Year: 2013..critical access hospitals (CAHs) had higher 30-day readmission rates compared to patients discharged from urban hospitals. Adhering to recommended self-management behaviors improves HF patients'health outcomes and reduces ..
- Effectiveness of smoking-cessation interventions for urban hospital patientsScott Sherman; Fiscal Year: 2013..to examine the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a smoking- cessation intervention for patients at two urban hospitals. The population of hospitalized patients has a higher prevalence of current smoking than the general ..
- The Birth of VaccinationANDREA A RUSNOCK; Fiscal Year: 2013..around the world -- from the dairies of rural Gloucestershire where cowpox first appeared, to the urban hospitals of London and Paris where the bodies of children and the poor were first used for clinical trials and for ..
- THREE RIVERS TRIAD - PHASE III PROJECTJAN PITTMAN; Fiscal Year: 2001..The expanded network will add one small rural hospital, two urban hospitals, four clinical practice sites, (one is a rural health clinic), and a county health department...
- OUTCOMES OF INSTABILITY ON DISCHARGE IN URBAN HOSPITALSEthan Halm; Fiscal Year: 2000..measures of instability on discharge, and examine its prevalence and associated consequences in urban hospitals during the 1990s...
- Northwest/Alaska Center to Reduce Oral Health DisparityPeter Milgrom; Fiscal Year: 2007..Americans and Hispanics from the local military reservations, Hispanics and Pacific Islanders served by urban hospitals as well as rural and low-income Whites...
- NURSE MANAGERS, NURSE RETENTION, PATIENT OUTCOMESROMA TAUNTON; Fiscal Year: 1992..A Leadership Building Intervention will be used in four large urban hospitals to operationalize the causal pathways depicted in the Paradigm...
- Developing Shared EHR Infrastructure in WisconsinTim Size; Fiscal Year: 2004..The focus will then shift to the entire partnership--both rural and urban hospitals--as they attempt to develop common HER infrastructure that would facilitate access to patient information and ..
- The association of obesity and postpartum depressionDAPHNE LACOURSIERE; Fiscal Year: 2006..BMI) and postpartum depression (PPD) in a sample of women delivering on the obstetric services of two large urban hospitals in Salt Lake City, Utah and 2...
- ACCESS OF BLACK PATIENTS TO LIVER TRANSPLANTATIONAndrea Reid; Fiscal Year: 2004..evaluation and the overall clinical outcome in black and white patients with ESLD who were treated at three urban hospitals in Boston between 1994 and 1998, and 2) To determine if there are racial differences in knowledge and ..
- The Caring~web: Web-based Support for Stroke CaregiversLinda Pierce; Fiscal Year: 2004..of support for caregivers of persons with stroke during the first year after rehabilitation treatment at two urban hospitals. The primary aim of the study is to examine if the Caring web can: 1) improve the caregiver's well being, e.g...
- Preparing rural and urban hospitals to improve safety culture through simulationDavid Gaba; Fiscal Year: 2007..This project will investigate whether rural/community hospitals and academic/urban hospitals can adopt a long-term simulation strategy, what obstacles must be overcome to achieve adoption, how ..
- Prenatal Care for African American Women: Effect of Client-Provider InteractionChin Hwa Yi; Fiscal Year: 2009..OB/GYN or advanced practice nurse providers, (N=10-12) from prenatal care clinics at two tertiary care, urban hospitals in Southeastern Michigan...
- LOCAL AND NON-LOCAL HOSPITAL USE BY RURAL IOWANSANN MOWERY; Fiscal Year: 1990..Research also suggests that urban hospitals are in competition with rural hospitals for patients with non-complex conditions...
- Friendly Voices ProgramROWELL ASHFORD; Fiscal Year: 2006..If the tailored intervention is effective. it could be an inexpensive way for other urban hospitals across the nation to improve compliance with cervical cancer screening for African American patients...
- Early Detection of Breast Cancer Using Autoantibody Mar*MICHAEL TAINSKY; Fiscal Year: 2009..Such an approach should provide an early detection assay for asymptomatic women. ..
- NEEDLESTICK HCV EXPOSURE AMONG HEALTH CARE WORKERSDavid Oldach; Fiscal Year: 1999..Health care workers in urban hospitals are at significant risk for HCV exposure when needlestick events occur...
- X-INEFFICIENCY IN US HOSPITALSMICHAEL ROSKO; Fiscal Year: 1999..Primary data sources include HCFA, AHA, and ARF (Area Resource File). ..
- EPIDEMIOLOGY OF MATERNAL SUBSTANCE ABUSE IN PREGNANCYIra Chasnoff; Fiscal Year: 1991..1) identify and monitor the prevalence of drug-addicted mothers and drug-exposed infants in a sample of urban hospitals; (2) develop and implement an educational program for physicians that will enhance their ability to recognize ..
- PS06-003, Opt-out HIV Testing in Emergency Dept settingsJason Haukoos; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Maximizing Opportunity - HIV Prevention in Hospitalized Russian DrinkersJeffrey H Samet; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- Improving Follow-up After an Emergency Visit for AsthmaJoseph Zorc; Fiscal Year: 2007..The expected goal of the project will be to develop an intervention that can subsequently be tested in a newly developed, federally-funded research network of pediatric EDs. ..
- Enhancing Alcohol Science Focus: AMERSA National MeetingJeffrey Samet; Fiscal Year: 2008..Since the Annual National Conference draws a large number of participants from a variety of medical and other healthcare professions, the impact on clinical training and practice will be substantial. ..
- Endothelial progenitor cells and surgical outcomesAndrew Auerbach; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Prenatal Drug Exposure: Effects on Adolescent Brain and Behavioral DevelopmentMaureen Black; Fiscal Year: 2009..This application examines adacemic performance, socio-emotional functioning, and drug use among adolescents exposed to cocaine and/or heroin prenatally ..
- Brief Intervention to Reduce STDs in ER Drug UsersEdward Bernstein; Fiscal Year: 2008..An effective, brief intervention for safe sex behaviors to reduce STDs and HIV among drug users in ED and UCC settings may provide a sustainable intervention opportunity for drug users who are otherwise difficult to access. ..
- Perinatal Regionalization and Quality of CareScott Lorch; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Correlates of Duration of Initial Untreated PsychosisMICHAEL COMPTON; Fiscal Year: 2008..The overall aim of the research project is to provide an in-depth exploration of the potential causes and consequences of initially untreated psychosis among first-episode patients. ..
- Clinical Impact of Drug Use in HIV-Infected Persons: A Pilot StudyJeffrey Samet; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- The Johns Hopkins Injury Control Research CenterAndrea Gielen; Fiscal Year: 2008..Application Not Provided ..
- Toddler Feeding StylesMaureen M Black; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- CLINICAL IMPACT ON HCV & ALCOHOL IN HIV INFECTED PERSONSJeffrey Samet; Fiscal Year: 2004..The results of this study will provide crucial information needed for the development and prioritization of interventions for coinfected persons with addictions. ..
- COLORECTAL CANCER CARE VARIATION IN VULNERABLE ELDERLYLaura Mae Baldwin; Fiscal Year: 2003..Alternate methods of defining comorbidity and costs will be used to evaluate their utility in cancer research. ..
- INHALED NO IN PREVENTION OF CHRONIC LUNG DISEASEScott Lorch; Fiscal Year: 2004..In summary, this clinical trial will assess the efficacy and safety of inhaled nitric oxide for amelioration of a major disease of premature infants. ..
- ZINC AND IRON SUPPLEMENTATION: IMPACT ON DEVELOPMENTMaureen Black; Fiscal Year: 2002..The results have important public health implications regarding the timing of micronutrient supplementation and the relationship between micronutrient deficiency and children's behavior and development. ..
- Brief Child Safety Interventions in Emergency DepartmentAndrea Gielen; Fiscal Year: 2004..With the ever growing access to computers in medical care settings, the Safety in Seconds program should be readily adaptable to other pediatric emergency department settings that serve vulnerable populations. ..
- Randomized Study to Decrease Smoking in College StudentsBeti Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2004..Durability and dissemination of the program will be structured into the project. Departments of Health in Oregon and Washington are supporting this project and contributing in-kind resources. ..
- RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF THE BRIEF NEGOTIATED INTERVIEWEdward Bernstein; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- HIV Prevention Partnership in Russian Alcohol TreatmentJeffrey Samet; Fiscal Year: 2005..Many will be HIV infected. Thus, the successful implementation of this study will provide a critical foundation for future prevention efforts to address the explosion of HIV infection in Russia. ..
- ED NASD Alcohol Education ProjectEdward Bernstein; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- The NonCancer Care of Elderly Colorectal Cancer PatientsLaura Mae Baldwin; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- CESSATION IN HEAVY SMOKERS USING NRT AND ADJUVANT VIDEOBeti Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2001..With an anticipated difference of 10 percentage points between the two arms, a .05 level of significance, and 80 percent power, approximately 200 heavy smokers will need to be recruited to each arm of the study. ..
- Health Literacy and Child Prevention InjuryAndrea Gielen; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Hospital Care IDUs with Soft Tissue InfectionsTraci Takahashi; Fiscal Year: 2004..s. ..
- Evaluating Child Safety Product Dissemination and Educa*Andrea Gielen; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract not provided ..
- COMMUNITY RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF HISPANIC CANCER PREVENTIONBeti Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2003..The sample sizes take into account intraclass correlation and are sufficient to examine differences among Hispanics as well as the entire Valley population. The analysis is based on intent to treat. ..
- MEDICATION ADHERENCE IN ALCOHOL ABUSING HIV PATIENTSJeffrey Samet; Fiscal Year: 2001..The ADHERE study will enable us to develop a generalizable intervention to enhance antiretroviral medication adherence in patients with a history of alcohol abuse and test its efficacy in terms of important clinical outcomes. ..
- Building Minority Cancer Research Capacity: NMSU & FHCRCBeti Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2006..This will be accomplished initially by conducting 5 pilot projects during the first three years of the grant with others to follow in years 4 and 5. ..
- ENHANCED LINKAGE OF DRUG ABUSERS TO PRIMARY MEDICAL CAREJeffrey H Samet; Fiscal Year: 2010..Improved outcomes using the AHEAD approach would support the adoption of a health services delivery strategy, CDM, to better care for patients with DD. ..
- Improving use of peri-operative beta-blockers with a multidimentional QI programAndrew Auerbach; Fiscal Year: 2009..The impact of this set of tools will be substantial as groups such as the NSQIP, SCIP, National Quality Forum, and Leapfrog Group continue to endorse PBB as a key strategy to reduce surgical morbidity and mortality. ..
- EVALUATION OF TREATMENT ADVOCACY IN INVOLVING PATIENTS IN HIV CARELaura Bogart; Fiscal Year: 2007..S., as well as policy efforts ultimately aimed at improving the health of people with HIV. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Psychiatric Emergency Room Care: Staff PerspectivesAlisa Lincoln; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- DISCRIMINATION, HEALTH CARE ATTITUDES AND HIV TREATMENTLaura Bogart; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Impulsivity as a Core Trait of Bipolar DisorderStephen Strakowski; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Variations of care in older men with prostate cancerRavishankar Jayadevappa; Fiscal Year: 2007..We will use Instrumental variable approach to address the issues related to the selection bias.The outcome of this study will generate preliminary results and a working model leading to a RO1. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Allergy Alerts in Computerized Physician EntryDavid Bates; Fiscal Year: 2001..We believe the results of our work will improve patient safety and the overall quality of pharmacotherapy. We also believe that the results of our study will be applicabe to other healthcare systems ..
- Safety and Efficacy of Patient Controlled Analgesia in the Emergency DepartmentPolly Bijur; Fiscal Year: 2009..It represents a novel approach to managing pain in this busy and demanding setting. ..
- Analysis of the Cardiac Access StudyThomas LaVeist; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- IMPACT OF INTIMATE ASSAULT ARREST ON BATTERED WOMENS SAFETY AND SERVICE NEEDSMELISSA DICHTER; Fiscal Year: 2007..Validated [unreadable] measures of risk will be used in combination with women's own perceptions of need. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Acute Pain ControlPolly Bijur; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..