Alameda County Medical Center

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Organization: Alameda County Medical Center
Country: USA

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Abnormal Pap smear follow-up in a high-risk population
    L P Engelstad
    Alameda County Medical Center Highland Hospital Campus, Oakland, California 94602, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:1015-20. 2001
  2. doi Pitfalls in the evaluation of shortness of breath
    Charlotte Page Wills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Alameda County Medical Center Highland Hospital, 1411 East 31st Street, Oakland, CA 94602, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 28:163-81, ix. 2010
  3. doi Anticoagulation monitoring
    Valerie L Ng
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Laboratory Room 3408, Alameda County Medical Center Highland General Hospital, 1411 East 31st Street, Oakland, CA 94602, USA
    Clin Lab Med 29:283-304. 2009
  4. doi Liver disease, coagulation testing, and hemostasis
    Valerie L Ng
    Clinical Laboratory, Highland General Hospital, 1411 East 31st Street, Oakland, CA 94602, USA
    Clin Lab Med 29:265-82. 2009
  5. doi Prothrombin time and partial thromboplastin time assay considerations
    Valerie L Ng
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Clin Lab Med 29:253-63. 2009
  6. ncbi A systematic review of medical therapy to facilitate passage of ureteral calculi
    Amandeep Singh
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Alameda County Medical Center Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA 94602, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 50:552-63. 2007
  7. ncbi Transvenous cardioverter-defibrillator placement via a persistent left superior vena cava
    Liesl K Pavlić
    The Department of Medicine, Alameda County Medical Center, Oakland, California 94602, USA
    J Card Surg 22:152-3. 2007
  8. ncbi Osler's advice to "shun politics" is outdated
    Mini B Swift
    Department of Medicine, Alameda County Medical Center, Oakland, CA 94602, USA
    Surgery 139:466-8. 2006
  9. ncbi The effectiveness of a community outreach intervention to improve follow-up among underserved women at highest risk for cervical cancer
    Linda P Engelstad
    Alameda County Medical Center, 1411 East 31st Street, Oakland, CA 94602, USA
    Prev Med 41:741-8. 2005
  10. ncbi Integrating treatment for hepatitis C virus infection into an HIV clinic
    Kathleen A Clanon
    Alameda County Medical Center, Oakland, California 94602, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:S362-6. 2005

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Publications15

  1. ncbi Abnormal Pap smear follow-up in a high-risk population
    L P Engelstad
    Alameda County Medical Center Highland Hospital Campus, Oakland, California 94602, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:1015-20. 2001
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  2. doi Pitfalls in the evaluation of shortness of breath
    Charlotte Page Wills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Alameda County Medical Center Highland Hospital, 1411 East 31st Street, Oakland, CA 94602, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 28:163-81, ix. 2010
    ..Through a series of patient encounters, pitfalls in the evaluation of shortness of breath are reviewed and discussed...
  3. doi Anticoagulation monitoring
    Valerie L Ng
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Laboratory Room 3408, Alameda County Medical Center Highland General Hospital, 1411 East 31st Street, Oakland, CA 94602, USA
    Clin Lab Med 29:283-304. 2009
    ..The newer anticoagulants (heparin analogs, direct factor Xa inhibitors, and direct thrombin inhibitors) and various applied coagulation laboratory testing and related issues are also discussed...
  4. doi Liver disease, coagulation testing, and hemostasis
    Valerie L Ng
    Clinical Laboratory, Highland General Hospital, 1411 East 31st Street, Oakland, CA 94602, USA
    Clin Lab Med 29:265-82. 2009
    ..Finally, this article reviews why FFP/FP cannot correct minimally prolonged clotting times in patients with liver disease, nor provide adequate prophylaxis against bleeding from percutaneous liver biopsy...
  5. doi Prothrombin time and partial thromboplastin time assay considerations
    Valerie L Ng
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Clin Lab Med 29:253-63. 2009
    ..Thus, this article reviews laboratory issues and known variables influencing prothrombin time and partial thromboplastin time results and international normalized ratio determinations...
  6. ncbi A systematic review of medical therapy to facilitate passage of ureteral calculi
    Amandeep Singh
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Alameda County Medical Center Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA 94602, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 50:552-63. 2007
    ..Herein is a systematic evaluation of the use of medical expulsive therapy to facilitate ureteral stone expulsion...
  7. ncbi Transvenous cardioverter-defibrillator placement via a persistent left superior vena cava
    Liesl K Pavlić
    The Department of Medicine, Alameda County Medical Center, Oakland, California 94602, USA
    J Card Surg 22:152-3. 2007
    ..Persistent left superior vena cava (LSVC) is relatively uncommon. Due to its unanticipated location, large vessel injury is disproportionately common during transvenous intracardiac device implantation...
  8. ncbi Osler's advice to "shun politics" is outdated
    Mini B Swift
    Department of Medicine, Alameda County Medical Center, Oakland, CA 94602, USA
    Surgery 139:466-8. 2006
  9. ncbi The effectiveness of a community outreach intervention to improve follow-up among underserved women at highest risk for cervical cancer
    Linda P Engelstad
    Alameda County Medical Center, 1411 East 31st Street, Oakland, CA 94602, USA
    Prev Med 41:741-8. 2005
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the effectiveness of an outreach and counseling intervention at improving the rate of follow-up of abnormal Pap smears among women at Alameda County Medical Center, Oakland, CA.
  10. ncbi Integrating treatment for hepatitis C virus infection into an HIV clinic
    Kathleen A Clanon
    Alameda County Medical Center, Oakland, California 94602, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:S362-6. 2005
    ..Preliminary treatment results for patients in the program suggest that this approach has promise for improving outcomes of treatment among coinfected patients...
  11. ncbi A pharmacist-based screening program of octogenarians starting new medications
    Evan Seevak
    Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 9:13-8. 2003
    ..To measure the impact of clinical pharmacists in primary care practices who closely monitor patients older than 80 years after initiation of new medications...
  12. ncbi The effect of tonicity and hypertonic solutions on microvascular permeability
    Gregory P Victorino
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco East Bay, Alameda County Medical Center, Oakland, California 94602, USA
    J Surg Res 104:101-5. 2002
    ..The effect of hypertonic saline (HS) on microvascular permeability is unclear. We hypothesized that varying degrees of tonicity and HS solutions alter microvascular fluid flux across the endothelium...
  13. ncbi Effect of angiotensin II on microvascular permeability
    Gregory P Victorino
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco East Bay, Alameda County Medical Center, Oakland, California 94602, USA
    J Surg Res 104:77-81. 2002
    ..It is known to have activity on vascular endothelial cells. We hypothesized that Ang II plays a role in the modulation of fluid flux across the microvascular endothelium...
  14. ncbi The generation gap in modern surgery
    Claude H Organ
    Archives of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco East Bay, 1411 E 31st St, Oakland, CA 94602 1018, USA
    Arch Surg 137:250-2. 2002
  15. pmc Linking a motivational interviewing curriculum to the chronic care model
    Sharone A Abramowitz
    Primary Care Internal Medicine, Alameda County Medical Center, Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA 94602, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:S620-6. 2010
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