Melissa H Tukey

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Validity of ICD-9-CM codes for the identification of complications related to central venous catheterization
    Melissa H Tukey
    Boston University, Boston, MA
    Am J Med Qual 30:52-7. 2015
  2. pmc The impact of a medical procedure service on patient safety, procedure quality and resident training opportunities
    Melissa H Tukey
    The Pulmonary Center, Boston University School of Medicine, 72 E Concord Street, R 304, Boston, MA, 02118, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 29:485-90. 2014
  3. pmc Mortality among African American women with sarcoidosis: data from the Black Women's Health Study
    M H Tukey
    The Pulmonary Center at Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis 30:128-33. 2013
  4. pmc The current state of fellowship training in pulmonary artery catheter placement and data interpretation: a national survey of pulmonary and critical care fellowship program directors
    Melissa H Tukey
    The Pulmonary Center, Boston University School of Medicine, 72 E Concord Street, R 304, Boston, MA 02118 Electronic address
    J Crit Care 28:857-61. 2013
  5. pmc Population-based estimates of transbronchial lung biopsy utilization and complications
    Melissa H Tukey
    The Pulmonary Center, Boston University School of Medicine, 72 E Concord Street, R 304, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Respir Med 106:1559-65. 2012

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. pmc Validity of ICD-9-CM codes for the identification of complications related to central venous catheterization
    Melissa H Tukey
    Boston University, Boston, MA
    Am J Med Qual 30:52-7. 2015
    ..3%, specificity of 99.0%, PPV of 28.6%, and NPV of 99.2%. The low sensitivity and variable PPV of ICD-9-CM codes for detection of complications of CVC raise concerns about their use for research or pay-for-performance purposes. ..
  2. pmc The impact of a medical procedure service on patient safety, procedure quality and resident training opportunities
    Melissa H Tukey
    The Pulmonary Center, Boston University School of Medicine, 72 E Concord Street, R 304, Boston, MA, 02118, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 29:485-90. 2014
    ..There is limited knowledge of the impact of such services on procedural complication rates and resident procedural training opportunities...
  3. pmc Mortality among African American women with sarcoidosis: data from the Black Women's Health Study
    M H Tukey
    The Pulmonary Center at Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis 30:128-33. 2013
    ..Sarcoidosis is a chronic systemic granulomatous disease of unknown etiology that disproportionately affects black females.  Few studies have specifically addressed causes of death in this population...
  4. pmc The current state of fellowship training in pulmonary artery catheter placement and data interpretation: a national survey of pulmonary and critical care fellowship program directors
    Melissa H Tukey
    The Pulmonary Center, Boston University School of Medicine, 72 E Concord Street, R 304, Boston, MA 02118 Electronic address
    J Crit Care 28:857-61. 2013
    ..Given decreasing use of pulmonary artery (PA) catheterization, we sought to evaluate whether current pulmonary and critical care fellows have adequate opportunity to obtain proficiency in PA catheter placement and data interpretation...
  5. pmc Population-based estimates of transbronchial lung biopsy utilization and complications
    Melissa H Tukey
    The Pulmonary Center, Boston University School of Medicine, 72 E Concord Street, R 304, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Respir Med 106:1559-65. 2012
    ..Little is known about trends in the utilization or complication rates of transbronchial lung biopsy, particularly in community hospitals...