Eric B Bass

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Challenges in implementing The Institute of Medicine systematic review standards
    Stephanie M Chang
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Syst Rev 2:69. 2013
  2. pmc Patients' perceptions of the value of current vision: assessment of preference values among patients with subfoveal choroidal neovascularization--The Submacular Surgery Trials Vision Preference Value Scale: SST Report No. 6
    Eric B Bass
    Arch Ophthalmol 122:1856-67. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint How strong are patients' preferences in choices between dialysis modalities and doses?
    Eric B Bass
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 44:695-705. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Surgical removal vs observation for idiopathic or ocular histoplasmosis syndrome-associated subfoveal choroidal neovascularization: Vision Preference Value Scale findings from the randomized SST Group H Trial: SST Report No. 17
    Eric B Bass
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:1626-32. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Health- and vision-related quality of life among patients with choroidal neovascularization secondary to age-related macular degeneration at enrollment in randomized trials of submacular surgery: SST report no. 4
    Li Ming Dong
    Wilmer Clinical Trials and Biometry, The Wilmer Ophthalmologic Institute, 550 N Broadway, 9th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21205 2010, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 138:91-108. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Provider roles in the recruitment of underrepresented populations to cancer clinical trials
    Mollie W Howerton
    Department of Oncology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Cancer 109:465-76. 2007
  7. pmc Surgery for subfoveal choroidal neovascularization in age-related macular degeneration: quality-of-life findings: SST report no. 12
    Päivi H Miskala
    SST Coordinating Center, 550 North Broadway, 9th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21205 2010, USA
    Ophthalmology 111:1981-92. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Self-administered instruments to measure cultural competence of health professionals: a systematic review
    Aysegul Gozu
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Teach Learn Med 19:180-90. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Multivitamin/Mineral supplements and prevention of chronic disease: executive summary
    Han Yao Huang
    Department of Epidemiology, John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 2223, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:265S-268S. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Barriers to recruiting underrepresented populations to cancer clinical trials: a systematic review
    Jean G Ford
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Cancer 112:228-42. 2008

Detail Information

Publications91

  1. pmc Challenges in implementing The Institute of Medicine systematic review standards
    Stephanie M Chang
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Syst Rev 2:69. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Patients' perceptions of the value of current vision: assessment of preference values among patients with subfoveal choroidal neovascularization--The Submacular Surgery Trials Vision Preference Value Scale: SST Report No. 6
    Eric B Bass
    Arch Ophthalmol 122:1856-67. 2004
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint How strong are patients' preferences in choices between dialysis modalities and doses?
    Eric B Bass
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 44:695-705. 2004
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Surgical removal vs observation for idiopathic or ocular histoplasmosis syndrome-associated subfoveal choroidal neovascularization: Vision Preference Value Scale findings from the randomized SST Group H Trial: SST Report No. 17
    Eric B Bass
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:1626-32. 2008
    ..To determine whether patients receiving observation vs surgery for subfoveal choroidal neovascularization that was idiopathic or associated with histoplasmosis differed in preference values assigned to their health and vision status...
  5. ncbi request reprint Health- and vision-related quality of life among patients with choroidal neovascularization secondary to age-related macular degeneration at enrollment in randomized trials of submacular surgery: SST report no. 4
    Li Ming Dong
    Wilmer Clinical Trials and Biometry, The Wilmer Ophthalmologic Institute, 550 N Broadway, 9th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21205 2010, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 138:91-108. 2004
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Provider roles in the recruitment of underrepresented populations to cancer clinical trials
    Mollie W Howerton
    Department of Oncology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Cancer 109:465-76. 2007
    ..The purpose of the current systematic review was to describe provider-related factors influencing recruitment of underrepresented populations to cancer clinical trials...
  7. pmc Surgery for subfoveal choroidal neovascularization in age-related macular degeneration: quality-of-life findings: SST report no. 12
    Päivi H Miskala
    SST Coordinating Center, 550 North Broadway, 9th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21205 2010, USA
    Ophthalmology 111:1981-92. 2004
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Self-administered instruments to measure cultural competence of health professionals: a systematic review
    Aysegul Gozu
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Teach Learn Med 19:180-90. 2007
    ..Tools that measure knowledge, attitudes, and skills reflecting cultural competence of health professionals have not been comprehensively identified, described, or critiqued...
  9. ncbi request reprint Multivitamin/Mineral supplements and prevention of chronic disease: executive summary
    Han Yao Huang
    Department of Epidemiology, John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 2223, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:265S-268S. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Barriers to recruiting underrepresented populations to cancer clinical trials: a systematic review
    Jean G Ford
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Cancer 112:228-42. 2008
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of barriers and interventions to improve appropriate use of therapies for sickle cell disease
    Carlton Haywood
    Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of Hematology, 2024 E Monument St, Rm 2 521, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 101:1022-33. 2009
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of the methodological rigor of studies evaluating cultural competence training of health professionals
    Eboni G Price
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Acad Med 80:578-86. 2005
    ..To systematically examine the methodological rigor of studies using cultural competence training as a strategy to improve minority health care quality. To the authors' knowledge, no prior studies of this type have been conducted...
  13. pmc Improving health care quality for racial/ethnic minorities: a systematic review of the best evidence regarding provider and organization interventions
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMC Public Health 6:104. 2006
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Diffusion into use of exenatide for glucose control in diabetes mellitus: a retrospective cohort study of a new therapy
    Jodi B Segal
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Ther 29:1784-94. 2007
    ..Exenatide was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in April 2005 as adjunctive therapy to metformin or a sulfonylurea for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)...
  15. doi request reprint Hydroxyurea for sickle cell disease: a systematic review for efficacy and toxicity in children
    John J Strouse
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of Pediatric Hematology, 720 Rutland Ave, Ross 1125, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Pediatrics 122:1332-42. 2008
    ..Hydroxyurea is the only approved medication for the treatment of sickle cell disease in adults; there are no approved drugs for children...
  16. ncbi request reprint Duration of vitamin K antagonist therapy for venous thromboembolism: a systematic review of the literature
    Michael B Streiff
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Hematol 81:684-91. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the evidence on the optimal duration of vitamin K antagonist (VKA) therapy for venous thromboembolism (VTE)...
  17. pmc Responsiveness of the National Eye Institute Visual Function Questionnaire to changes in visual acuity: findings in patients with subfoveal choroidal neovascularization--SST Report No. 1
    Päivi H Miskala
    Submacular Surgery Trials Coordinating Center, Wilmer Clinical Trials and Biometry, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 121:531-9. 2003
    ..The National Eye Institute Visual Function Questionnaire (NEI-VFQ) measures vision-targeted quality of life, but it is unclear whether it is sensitive to changes within individuals over time...
  18. doi request reprint Medication utilization and annual health care costs in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus before and after bariatric surgery
    Martin A Makary
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Arch Surg 145:726-31. 2010
    ..To examine the relationship of bariatric surgery with the use of diabetes medications and with total health care costs in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus...
  19. pmc Surgery for hemorrhagic choroidal neovascular lesions of age-related macular degeneration: quality-of-life findings: SST report no. 14
    Ashley L Childs
    SST Coordinating Center, 550 North Broadway, 9th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ophthalmology 111:2007-14. 2004
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Applying justice in clinical trials for diverse populations
    Jon Tilburt
    Department of Clinical Bioethics, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Clin Trials 4:264-9. 2007
    ..However, doing so involves clarifying how to meet the demands of justice, or fairness, which provides the ethical mandate to enhance broad trial representation...
  21. ncbi request reprint Development of evaluation modules for use in hospital disaster drills
    Mollie W Jenckes
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Disaster Med 2:87-95. 2007
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Special features of electronic journals: do physicians want them?
    Dario M Torre
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Health Info Libr J 20:108-11. 2003
  23. doi request reprint Analytic validity of genetic tests to identify factor V Leiden and prothrombin G20210A
    Ashkan Emadi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Hematol 85:264-70. 2010
    ..There is high-grade evidence that most, but not all, clinical laboratories test for FVL and prothrombin G20210A accurately...
  24. ncbi request reprint Management of venous thromboembolism: a systematic review for a practice guideline
    Jodi B Segal
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Ann Intern Med 146:211-22. 2007
    ..New treatments are available for treatment of venous thromboembolism...
  25. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of clinical prediction rules for the diagnosis of venous thromboembolism: a systematic review
    Leonardo J Tamariz
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Med 117:676-84. 2004
    ..To summarize the evidence on the predictive value of clinical prediction rules for the diagnosis of venous thromboembolism...
  26. pmc A multicenter study of internal medicine residents' perceptions of training, competence, and performance in outpatient HIV care
    Karran A Phillips
    National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:159-64. 2010
    ..Current residency training in HIV care remains largely inpatient-based and residents frequently rate HIV outpatient training as inadequate...
  27. ncbi request reprint Preferences for current health and their association with outcomes in patients with kidney disease
    Laura C Plantinga
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Med Care 45:230-7. 2007
    ..Patients with chronic disease who express stronger preference for their current health might be expected to have better outcomes than patients who assign lower utility to their current health state...
  28. doi request reprint Long-term follow-up of a 10-month programme in curriculum development for medical educators: a cohort study
    Aysegul Gozu
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Med Educ 42:684-92. 2008
    ..However, only a minority of medical teaching institutions provide faculty development in CD. This study evaluates the long-term impact of a longitudinal programme in curriculum development...
  29. pmc A systematic review of health care interventions for pain in patients with advanced cancer
    Kathryn A Martinez
    1Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 31:79-86. 2014
    ..Poorly controlled pain is common in advanced cancer. The objective of this article was to synthesize the evidence on the effectiveness of pain-focused interventions in this population...
  30. doi request reprint Policy implications for optimizing advanced practice registered nurse use nationally
    Robin P Newhouse
    University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Policy Polit Nurs Pract 13:81-9. 2012
    ..The development of health care policy should be guided by patient-centric evidence rather than how care has been delivered in the past...
  31. ncbi request reprint Comparative effectiveness and safety of methods of insulin delivery and glucose monitoring for diabetes mellitus: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Hsin Chieh Yeh
    The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ann Intern Med 157:336-47. 2012
    ..Patients with diabetes mellitus need information about the effectiveness of innovations in insulin delivery and glucose monitoring...
  32. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic control of ventricular rate: American College of Chest Physicians guidelines for the prevention and management of postoperative atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery
    Elizabeth A Martinez
    Department of Anesthesia, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Chest 128:56S-60S. 2005
    ..Agents that are proarrhythmic, such as dofetilide, or agents that are contraindicated in patients with coronary artery disease, such as flecainide and propafenone, are not recommended...
  33. pmc Review of the evidence on diagnosis of deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism
    Jodi B Segal
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:63-73. 2007
    ..This review summarizes the evidence regarding the efficacy of techniques for diagnosis of deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism...
  34. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of CT in the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism: a systematic literature review
    John Eng
    Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe St, Central Radiology Viewing Area, Rm 117, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 183:1819-27. 2004
    ..We sought to summarize systematically the published evidence describing the accuracy of contrast-enhanced helical CT for diagnosing pulmonary embolism...
  35. pmc Systematic review: comparative effectiveness and safety of premixed insulin analogues in type 2 diabetes
    Rehan Qayyum
    Evidence Based Practice Center, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:549-59. 2008
    ..Evidence comparing premixed insulin analogues (a mixture of rapid-acting and intermediate-acting insulin analogues) with other antidiabetic agents is urgently required to guide appropriate therapy...
  36. ncbi request reprint Role of liver biopsy in management of chronic hepatitis C: a systematic review
    Kelly A Gebo
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Hepatology 36:S161-72. 2002
    ....
  37. pmc Methods for improving the quality of palliative care delivery: a systematic review
    Brandyn D Lau
    1Department of Surgery, Division of Acute Care Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 31:202-10. 2014
    ..The effectiveness for improving the outcomes across palliative care domains remains unclear. We conducted a systematic review of different types of quality improvement interventions relevant to palliative care...
  38. pmc Performance characteristics of postpartum screening tests for type 2 diabetes mellitus in women with a history of gestational diabetes mellitus: a systematic review
    Wendy L Bennett
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:979-87. 2009
    ..We systematically reviewed and synthesized the literature on the sensitivity, specificity, and reproducibility of postpartum screening tests for type 2 diabetes in women with prior gestational diabetes to inform screening guidelines...
  39. ncbi request reprint Challenges in systematic reviews of educational intervention studies
    Darcy Reed
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:1080-9. 2005
    ..We offer suggestions for addressing these challenges and make recommendations for reporting, reviewing, and appraising interventions in medical education...
  40. doi request reprint A cost-effectiveness analysis of three treatments for age-related macular degeneration
    Emily W Gower
    Department of Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Retina 30:212-21. 2010
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Systematic review: the value of the periodic health evaluation
    L Ebony Boulware
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ann Intern Med 146:289-300. 2007
    ..The periodic health evaluation (PHE) has been a fundamental part of medical practice for decades despite a lack of consensus on its value...
  42. pmc Impact of tobacco control interventions on smoking initiation, cessation, and prevalence: a systematic review
    Lisa M Wilson
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Environ Public Health 2012:961724. 2012
    ..Policymakers need estimates of the impact of tobacco control (TC) policies to set priorities and targets for reducing tobacco use. We systematically reviewed the independent effects of TC policies on smoking behavior...
  43. doi request reprint Evaluation of guideline recommendations on oral medications for type 2 diabetes mellitus: a systematic review
    Wendy L Bennett
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Ann Intern Med 156:27-36. 2012
    ..Clinical practice guidelines have an important role in guiding choices among the numerous medications available to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus, but little is known about their quality...
  44. pmc Healthcare worker competencies for disaster training
    Edbert B Hsu
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Med Educ 6:19. 2006
    ..We describe the application of systematic evidence-based consensus building methods to derive educational competencies and objectives in criteria-based preparedness and response relevant to all hospital healthcare workers...
  45. doi request reprint Prompt reduction in use of medications for comorbid conditions after bariatric surgery
    Jodi B Segal
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 E Monument St Room 8047, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Obes Surg 19:1646-56. 2009
    ..We explored this by assessing the change in use of medications to treat diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia in the year following surgery...
  46. ncbi request reprint Treatment of chronic hepatitis C: a systematic review
    Geetanjali Chander
    Department of Medicine and Pathology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Hepatology 36:S135-44. 2002
    ..Thus, the combination of peginterferon and ribavirin was the most efficacious treatment in patients with HCV genotype 1. Long-term outcomes were improved in patients with hepatitis C who achieved an SVR with treatment...
  47. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of teaching quality improvement to clinicians: a systematic review
    Romsai T Boonyasai
    Department of Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    JAMA 298:1023-37. 2007
    ..Accreditation requirements mandate teaching quality improvement (QI) concepts to medical trainees, yet little is known about the effectiveness of teaching QI...
  48. pmc Comparative effectiveness and safety of medications for type 2 diabetes: an update including new drugs and 2-drug combinations
    Wendy L Bennett
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2024 East Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ann Intern Med 154:602-13. 2011
    ..Given the increase in medications for type 2 diabetes mellitus, clinicians and patients need information about their effectiveness and safety to make informed choices...
  49. ncbi request reprint Hospital experience and outcomes for esophageal variceal bleeding
    Sydney Morss Dy
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 15:139-46. 2003
    ..We evaluated whether there is a volume-outcome relationship for a rarer and higher-mortality medical diagnosis, esophageal variceal bleeding...
  50. ncbi request reprint Cost-quality trade-offs in dialysis care: a national survey of dialysis facility administrators
    Neil R Powe
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 39:116-26. 2002
    ..These results have important implications regarding proposed changes in the US capitated dialysis payment rate and current efforts to empower consumers of dialysis care...
  51. ncbi request reprint Reducing failed extubations in the intensive care unit
    Peter J Pronovost
    Departments of Anesthesiology Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe Street, Meyer 295, Baltimore, MD 21287 7294, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 28:595-604. 2002
    ..A study was designed in 1998 to identify risk factors for failed extubation and use a quality improvement model to reduce failed extubation rates in a surgical intensive care unit (SICU) in an academic hospital...
  52. pmc A systematic review of communication quality improvement interventions for patients with advanced and serious illness
    Oluwakemi A Fawole
    Johns Hopkins University Evidence Based Practice Center, 1830 East Monument Street, Room 8065, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:570-7. 2013
    ..Suboptimal provider-patient/family communication is common, with negative effects on patient/family-centered outcomes...
  53. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of strategies to recruit underrepresented populations into cancer clinical trials
    Gabriel Y Lai
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Welch 615 N Wolfe St E6531, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Clin Trials 3:133-41. 2006
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Advanced practice nurse outcomes 1990-2008: a systematic review
    Robin P Newhouse
    University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Nurs Econ 29:230-50; quiz 251. 2011
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint More training needed in chronic care: a survey of US physicians
    Jonathan D Darer
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Acad Med 79:541-8. 2004
    ..The authors evaluated physicians' perceptions of the adequacy of their chronic illness care training to and the effects of training on their attitudes toward care of persons with chronic conditions...
  56. ncbi request reprint Using propensity scores subclassification to estimate effects of longitudinal treatments: an example using a new diabetes medication
    Jodi B Segal
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Med Care 45:S149-57. 2007
    ..When using observational data to compare the effectiveness of medications, it is essential to account parsimoniously for patients' longitudinal characteristics that lead to changes in treatments over time...
  57. pmc Cultural competence: a systematic review of health care provider educational interventions
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Med Care 43:356-73. 2005
    ..We sought to synthesize the findings of studies evaluating interventions to improve the cultural competence of health professionals...
  58. doi request reprint The reported validity and reliability of methods for evaluating continuing medical education: a systematic review
    Neda Ratanawongsa
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 5200 Eastern Avenue, Suite 2300, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Acad Med 83:274-83. 2008
    ..To appraise the reported validity and reliability of evaluation methods used in high-quality trials of continuing medical education (CME)...
  59. ncbi request reprint Outpatient therapy with low molecular weight heparin for the treatment of venous thromboembolism: a review of efficacy, safety, and costs
    Jodi B Segal
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Med 115:298-308. 2003
    ..To summarize the evidence comparing the efficacy, safety, and costs of outpatient and inpatient treatment of venous thromboembolism...
  60. ncbi request reprint Screening tests for hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with chronic hepatitis C: a systematic review
    Kelly A Gebo
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Hepatology 36:S84-92. 2002
    ..In conclusion, screening of patients with chronic hepatitis C with AFP and ultrasound may improve detection of HCC, but studies are needed to determine whether screening improves clinical outcomes...
  61. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of hospital staff mass-casualty incident training methods: a systematic literature review
    Edbert B Hsu
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 19:191-9. 2004
    ..Recently, mass-casualty incident (MCI) preparedness and training has received increasing attention at the hospital level...
  62. pmc Use of case reports and the Adverse Event Reporting System in systematic reviews: overcoming barriers to assess the link between Crohn's disease medications and hepatosplenic T-cell lymphoma
    Saranya A Selvaraj
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 733 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205 2196, USA
    Syst Rev 2:53. 2013
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Systematic review: comparative effectiveness and safety of oral medications for type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Shari Bolen
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Evidence Based Practice Center, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Ann Intern Med 147:386-99. 2007
    ..As newer oral diabetes agents continue to emerge on the market, comparative evidence is urgently required to guide appropriate therapy...
  64. doi request reprint A systematic review of randomized controlled trials: Web-based interventions for smoking cessation among adolescents, college students, and adults
    Heidi E Hutton
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:227-38. 2011
    ..We performed a systematic review of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of smoking cessation to evaluate the efficacy of Web-based interventions in adults, college students, and adolescents...
  65. doi request reprint Risk factors for type 2 diabetes among women with gestational diabetes: a systematic review
    Kesha Baptiste-Roberts
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Med 122:207-214.e4. 2009
    ..35 and 0.99. We concluded that there is substantial evidence for 3 risk factors associated with the risk of type 2 diabetes in women having gestational diabetes...
  66. doi request reprint The impact of working part-time on measures of academic productivity among general internists
    Rachel B Levine
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:1995-2000. 2010
    ..Faculty and institutional leaders may have concerns about the potential for academic advancement among PT faculty. Our objective was to determine the impact of working PT on measures of academic productivity...
  67. doi request reprint Faculty involvement in translational research and interdisciplinary collaboration at a US academic medical center
    Christine M Weston
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Investig Med 58:770-6. 2010
    ..Forty-six academic health centers have been awarded Clinical and Translational Science Awards by the National Institutes of Health to enhance health by advancing translational research...
  68. doi request reprint Predictive value of factor V Leiden and prothrombin G20210A in adults with venous thromboembolism and in family members of those with a mutation: a systematic review
    Jodi B Segal
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    JAMA 301:2472-85. 2009
    ..Testing for genetic risks for venous thromboembolism (VTE) is common, but the safety and utility of such testing need review...
  69. pmc Systematic review: Hydroxyurea for the treatment of adults with sickle cell disease
    Sophie Lanzkron
    School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 1830 East Monument Street, Suite 7300, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:939-55. 2008
    ..Hydroxyurea is the only approved drug for treatment of sickle cell disease...
  70. doi request reprint Active compared with expectant delivery management in women with gestational diabetes: a systematic review
    Catherine Takacs Witkop
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of General Preventive Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:206-17. 2009
    ..We conducted a systematic review to estimate benefits and harms of the choice of timing of induction or elective cesarean delivery based on estimated fetal weight or gestational age in women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)...
  71. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of literature on the cost-effectiveness of nutrition services
    Wendy D Pavlovich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:226-32. 2004
    ..More randomized controlled trials of nutrition services should be conducted, taking into consideration all potential candidates for nutrition therapy and all potential costs to patients, providers, and payers...
  72. ncbi request reprint Use and evaluation of critical pathways in hospitals
    Jonathan Darer
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Eff Clin Pract 5:114-9. 2002
    ..Although hospitals have devoted substantial resources to critical pathways, it is not known whether they routinely evaluate the clinical or economic effects of these pathways...
  73. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic control of rhythm: American College of Chest Physicians guidelines for the prevention and management of postoperative atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery
    Elizabeth A Martinez
    Department of Anesthesia, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Chest 128:48S-55S. 2005
    ..Most protocols continue therapy with the antiarrhythmic drug for 4 to 6 weeks following surgery, but evidence from randomized studies is lacking...
  74. ncbi request reprint Do clerkship directors think medical students are prepared for the clerkship years?
    Donna M Windish
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Acad Med 79:56-61. 2004
    ..This study assessed and compared the views of clerkship directors regarding student preparation for the core clinical clerkships in six key competencies...
  75. ncbi request reprint Systematic review: gene expression profiling assays in early-stage breast cancer
    Luigi Marchionni
    Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:358-69. 2008
    ..Three gene expression-based prognostic breast cancer tests have been licensed for use...
  76. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological rate control of atrial fibrillation
    Leonardo J Tamariz
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, 2024 East Monument Street, Room 2 516, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Cardiol Clin 22:35-45. 2004
    ..Excessive reductions in ventricular rates that could limit exercise tolerance should be avoided...
  77. ncbi request reprint The efficacy and safety of multivitamin and mineral supplement use to prevent cancer and chronic disease in adults: a systematic review for a National Institutes of Health state-of-the-science conference
    Han Yao Huang
    Bloomberg School of Public Health and the School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2223, USA
    Ann Intern Med 145:372-85. 2006
    ..Multivitamin and mineral supplements are the most commonly used dietary supplements in the United States...
  78. ncbi request reprint Risks and benefits of anticoagulant and antiplatelet medication use before cataract surgery
    Joanne Katz
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2103, USA
    Ophthalmology 110:1784-8. 2003
    ..To estimate the risks and benefits associated with continuation of anticoagulants or antiplatelet medication use before cataract surgery...
  79. ncbi request reprint Postoperative complications: does intensive care unit staff nursing make a difference?
    Deborah Dang
    Department of Nursing, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287 1007, USA
    Heart Lung 31:219-28. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association between intensive care unit nurse (ICU) staffing and the likelihood of complications for patients undergoing abdominal aortic surgery...
  80. ncbi request reprint Methodological approach: American College of Chest Physicians guidelines for the prevention and management of postoperative atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery
    Lee A Fleisher
    Department of Anesthesia, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Chest 128:17S-23S. 2005
    ..The panel derived recommendations that were based on this review of evidence and were formulated according to the ACCP protocol for grading evidence and strength of recommendations...
  81. ncbi request reprint Management of venous thromboembolism: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Family Physicians
    Vincenza Snow
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 146:204-10. 2007
    ..The target patient population is patients receiving a diagnosis of pulmonary embolism or lower-extremity deep venous thrombosis...
  82. pmc A ten-month program in curriculum development for medical educators: 16 years of experience
    Donna M Windish
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:655-61. 2007
    ..Despite increased demand for new curricula in medical education, most academic medical centers have few faculty with training in curriculum development...
  83. pmc Surgical removal vs observation for subfoveal choroidal neovascularization, either associated with the ocular histoplasmosis syndrome or idiopathic: II. Quality-of-life findings from a randomized clinical trial: SST Group H Trial: SST Report No. 10
    Barbara S Hawkins
    Arch Ophthalmol 122:1616-28. 2004
    ....
  84. ncbi request reprint Training U.S. medical students to care for the chronically ill
    Hoangmai H Pham
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC 20024, USA
    Acad Med 79:32-40. 2004
    ..The authors assessed the degree to which undergraduate medical curricula explicitly address chronic care competencies selected through literature and expert review...
  85. pmc Promotion criteria for clinician-educators
    Ayse A Atasoylu
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Cambridge Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 1493 Cambridge Street, Macht Room 429, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:711-6. 2003
    ..A secondary objective was to compare the views of department chairs with those of promotion and tenure committee chairs...
  86. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity of routine intensive care unit surveillance for detecting myocardial ischemia
    Elizabeth A Martinez
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology Critical Care Medicine, USA
    Crit Care Med 31:2302-8. 2003
    ....
  87. ncbi request reprint Liver biopsy and screening for cancer in hepatitis C
    Kelly A Gebo
    Am Fam Physician 68:1719, 1723, 1726, 1728. 2003
  88. ncbi request reprint Management of atrial fibrillation: review of the evidence for the role of pharmacologic therapy, electrical cardioversion, and echocardiography
    Robert L McNamara
    Cardiovascular Section, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8017, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:1018-33. 2003
    ....
  89. ncbi request reprint A self-administered health questionnaire for the preoperative risk stratification of patients undergoing cataract surgery
    Sherman W Reeves
    Duke University Eye Center, Department of Ophthalmology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 135:599-606. 2003
    ....
  90. pmc What do academic primary care physicians want in an electronic journal?
    Dario M Torre
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:209-12. 2003
    ..05). We conclude that academic general internists and family physicians have strong but not identical interests in specific features of electronic publication that primary care-oriented journals should consider...
  91. pmc Family physicians' interests in special features of electronic publication
    Dario M Torre
    General Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin Clement J Zablocki VA Medical Center, 9200 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    J Med Libr Assoc 91:337-40. 2003
    ..Because many of the medical journals read by family physicians now have an electronic version, the authors conducted a survey to determine the interest of family physicians in specific features of electronic journal publications...