Stanford University Medical Center
Organization: Stanford University Medical Center
- Medication safety initiative in reducing medication errorsElisa E Nguyen
Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Stanford, California 94305, USA
J Nurs Care Qual 25:224-30. 2010..Medication doses administered without errors at baseline, 6 months, and 1 year improved from 98% to 100%...
- Time esophageal pH < 4 overestimates the prevalence of pathologic esophageal reflux in subjects with gastroesophageal reflux disease treated with proton pump inhibitorsLauren B Gerson
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
BMC Gastroenterol 8:15. 2008..A Stanford University study reported that in asymptomatic GERD patients who were being treated with a proton pump inhibitor (PPI), 50% had pathologic esophageal acid exposure...
- Clinical decision making and management of blunt traumatic thoracic aortic injuriesLeanne R Pérez
Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Stanford Life Flight, Stanford, CA 94305 5246, USA
Air Med J 27:139-43. 2008
- Sexuality: a quality-of-life issue for cancer survivorsD Kathryn Tierney
Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Semin Oncol Nurs 24:71-9. 2008..To provide an overview of the broad, multidimensional construct of sexuality addressing physiologic, psychological, and social dimensions...
- Evaluation of the NanoChip 400 system for detection of influenza A and B, respiratory syncytial, and parainfluenza virusesHiroshi Takahashi
Clinical Laboratories, Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
J Clin Microbiol 46:1724-7. 2008..1% and a specificity of 100%. The NanoChip 400 system provides clinical laboratories with a practical, rapid, and sensitive method for the detection of common respiratory viruses...
- Intracapsular versus subcapsular coblation tonsillectomyKay W Chang
Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Lucile Packard Children s Hospital at Stanford, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 138:153-157. 2008..To compare the postoperative recovery of patients who undergo intracapsular to subcapsular Coblation tonsillectomy...
- Logistics of stem cell isolation, preparation and delivery for heart repair: concerns of clinicians, manufacturers, investors and public healthTarek Salaway
Stanford University Medical Center, Cardiovascular Services, Stanford Hospital and Clinics, 300 Pasteur Drive, H3200, M C 5230, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Regen Med 3:83-91. 2008..This will require rigorous FDA review and approval for therapeutic use and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services coverage decisions...
- Why do some patients have a delta wave?Angela Tsiperfal
Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA 99305, USA
Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 22:225-6. 2007
- Dispensing error rate after implementation of an automated pharmacy carousel systemScott Oswald
Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Stanford, CA, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:1427-31. 2007..A study was conducted to determine filling and dispensing error rates before and after the implementation of an automated pharmacy carousel system (APCS)...
- Testing for maternal cell contamination in prenatal samples: a comprehensive survey of current diagnostic practices in 35 molecular diagnostic laboratoriesIris Schrijver
Department of Pathology and Pediatrics, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
J Mol Diagn 9:394-400. 2007..MCC testing was performed in the majority of molecular diagnostic laboratories, but guidelines for standardization are needed to ensure optimal and accurate prenatal patient care...
- Why do we need to prevent right ventricular pacing?Angela Tsiperfal
Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA 99305, USA
Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 22:108-9. 2007
- Comprehensive arrayed primer extension array for the detection of 59 sequence variants in 15 conditions prevalent among the (Ashkenazi) Jewish populationIris Schrijver
Department of Pathology, L235, Stanford University Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Dr, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
J Mol Diagn 9:228-36. 2007..This cost-effective array is based on a diversely applied platform technology and is suitable for both carrier screening and disease detection in Ashkenazi and Sephardic Jewish populations...
- Adverse-drug-event data provided by pharmaceutical companiesMagdalena E Cudny
Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Stanford, CA 94304, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 65:1071-5. 2008....
- Multiplex ligation-dependent probe amplification identification of whole exon and single nucleotide deletions in the CFTR gene of Hispanic individuals with cystic fibrosisIris Schrijver
Department of Pathology L235, Stanford University Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
J Mol Diagn 10:368-75. 2008..Thus, apparent exon deletions by MLPA may indicate the presence of both large deletions and point mutations, with important implications for pan-ethnic MLPA testing in cystic fibrosis and other genetic conditions...
- Practical grading system for evaluating cisplatin ototoxicity in childrenKay W Chang
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
J Clin Oncol 28:1788-95. 2010..The purpose of this study was to validate this grading system by assessing its correspondence to audiology treatment recommendations and comparing it with the currently utilized Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events (CTCAE)...
- Propranolol for the treatment of a life-threatening subglottic and mediastinal infantile hemangiomaMai Thy Truong
Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Lucile Packard Children s Hospital at Stanford, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, 801 Welch Rd, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
J Pediatr 156:335-8. 2010..Treatment with oral propranolol resulted in resolution of symptoms within 2 days and a 50% reduction in lesion size within 1 week...
- Including fall prevention for older adults in your trauma injury prevention program--introducing Farewell to FallsEllen Corman
Stanford University Medical Center Trauma Service, 300 Pasteur Dr, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
J Trauma Nurs 16:206-7. 2009..In addition to improving the lives of seniors, the program fulfills a community benefit goal and provides strong hospital marketing opportunities. This program is a benefit to hospitals and the older adults they serve...
- Impact of blood collection devices on clinical chemistry assaysRaffick A R Bowen
Department of Pathology, Stanford University, 300 Pasteur Drive, Room H1507 B, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Clin Biochem 43:4-25. 2010..This review will identify sources of exogenous substances in blood specimens and propose methods to minimize their impact on clinical chemistry assays...
- Engaging the nursing workforce: an evidence-based tool kitCindy Day
Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Stanford, California, USA
Nurs Adm Q 33:239-44. 2009..Hand hygiene is critical to the safety of patients in hospitals today...
- Mitochondrial DNA analysis by multiplex denaturing high-performance liquid chromatography and selective sequencing in pediatric patients with cardiomyopathyIris Schrijver
Department of Pathology and Pediatrics, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California 94305, USA
Genet Med 11:118-26. 2009..Mitochondrial DNA testing is typically performed by targeted mutation analysis only. We applied a more comprehensive approach to study the mitochondrial genome in 24 pediatric patients with idiopathic cardiomyopathy...
- The effect of cognitive, personality, and background factors on the WAIS-III Arithmetic subtestPeter Karzmark
Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California 94305 5234, USA
Appl Neuropsychol 16:49-53. 2009..These results suggest that although Arithmetic may be considered a measure of concentration or working memory, many other factors influence it and its specificity as a concentration measure is limited...
- How to diagnose junctional ectopic tachycardia using temporary epicardial atrial leadAngela Tsiperfal
Stanford University Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Drive, M2160, Stanford, CA 99305, USA
Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 23:98-9. 2008
- A token economy for exercise adherence in pediatric cystic fibrosis: a single-subject analysisRebecca S Bernard
Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, 401 Quarry Road, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5719, USA
J Pediatr Psychol 34:354-65. 2009..Despite this, very little research has focused on exercise adherence in CF. This study examined a token economy for increasing exercise in children with CF...
- Emotional intelligence and graduate medical educationDaisy Grewal
Department of Graduate Medical Education, Stanford Hospital and Clinics, 300 Pasteur Dr, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
JAMA 300:1200-2. 2008
- Effect of moyamoya disease on neuropsychological functioning in adultsPeter Karzmark
Department of Neurology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5234, USA
Neurosurgery 62:1048-51; discussion 1051-2. 2008..The current study was intended to more comprehensively document the nature of cognitive impairment in moyamoya disease by assessing a large number of adult cases with a neuropsychological assessment test battery...
- Severe cryptosporidiosis in a seven-year-old renal transplant recipient: case report and review of the literatureDavid K Hong
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University of School of Medicine, Standford, CA 94305, USA
Pediatr Transplant 11:94-100. 2007..In conjunction with this regimen, he had a reduction in immunosuppression and complete bowel rest. His stool pattern normalized in four weeks and he has had no recurrence after six months of follow up...
- Altered sexual health and quality of life in women prior to hematopoietic cell transplantationKathryn D Tierney
Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA, USA
Eur J Oncol Nurs 11:298-308. 2007..There are statistically significant correlations between altered sexual health, menopausal symptoms, and QOL scores...
- What to treat-the fast or the slow rhythm?Angela Tsiperfal
Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 21:223-4. 2006
- Brain stem glioma: two case studiesRuth K Rosenblum
Lucile Salter Packard Children s Hospital, Palo Alto, California 94305 5824, USA
J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 22:114-8. 2005..The experience of each family, and their relationship with the team through this process, was an intense challenge and learning experience...
- Randomized controlled trial of Coblation versus electrocautery tonsillectomyKay W Chang
Division of Pediatric Otolarnygology, Lucile Packard Children s Hospital at Stanford, CA, USA
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:273-80. 2005..To compare the postoperative recovery of patients receiving Coblation-assisted (Arthrocare, Sunnyvale, CA) intracapsular tonsillectomy with that of patients receiving traditional subcapsular electrocautery tonsillectomy...
- A survey of self-care and dependent-care advice given by pediatric oncology nursesChristina Baggott
Division of Hematology Oncology at Lucile Packard Children s Hospital at Stanford, Palo Alto, CA, USA
J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 21:214-22. 2004..There was good consensus on nurses' recommending of several self-care interventions for eight common adverse symptoms and for advice that patients should promptly report to health providers certain symptoms or events...
- Motor vehicle crashes among the elderly: advocates cite the need for mandatory retesting of elderly driversLuci Andres
Stanford Hospital, Mountain View, CA, USA
J Emerg Nurs 30:509-11. 2004
- Clinical utility of electrodiagnostic consultation in suspected polyneuropathyS Charles Cho
Department of Neurology, Stanford University School of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, California 94305, USA
Muscle Nerve 30:659-62. 2004..These data support the use of EMG/NCS in the diagnostic evaluation of patients presenting with distal paresthesias, especially in those with preserved Achilles reflexes or motor deficits...
- Conquering capacitySusan Flanagan
Lucile Packard Children s Hospital at Stanford, Palo Alto, CA, USA
Healthc Financ Manage 58:92-6. 2004..Key success factors included: Measuring to improve patient flow, increasing care and service coordination, redefining staffing and job functions, creating and sustaining culture change...
- Sexuality following hematopoietic cell transplantationD Kathryn Tierney
Clin J Oncol Nurs 8:43-7. 2004..Healthcare providers caring for patients undergoing HCT need to initiate discussions about the impact of HCT on sexuality pretransplant and continue those discussions throughout and following the treatment process...
- Postdialysis albumin: a better nutrition marker in pediatric hemodialysis patients?Tanya Wapensky
Department of Clinical Nutrition, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA, USA
J Ren Nutr 14:45-51. 2004..Study aim To determine whether serum albumin levels changed significantly from predialysis to postdialysis, and correlated with fluid changes over HD treatment...
- Treating pediatric patients with obstructive sleep disorders: an updateAnna H Messner
Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Room R135, Edwards Building, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5328, USA
Otolaryngol Clin North Am 36:519-30. 2003..The search for the optimal T&A technique is ongoing, although now either "cold" tonsillectomy or "hot" tonsillectomy is standard. Quality-of-life studies confirm the significant benefit gained after a child undergoes a T&A...
- Respiratory syncytial virus in blood and marrow transplant recipientsTheresa Latchford
Clin J Oncol Nurs 7:418-22. 2003..This article reviews RSV's clinical risk factors, transmission, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment options, and impact on transplant recipients and candidates...
- The effect of ankyloglossia on speech in childrenAnna H Messner
Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 127:539-45. 2002..We wanted to determine whether ankyloglossia is associated with articulation problems and the effect of frenuloplasty on speech and tongue mobility...
- Treatment of neoplastic meningitis: what is the standard of care?Larry Recht
Stanford University Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Drive, Palo Alto, CA 94305, USA
Expert Rev Neurother 4:S11-7. 2004..will focus on defining the standard of care for neoplastic meningitis, including: What is the role of radiation therapy? What are first-line pharmacotherapeutic agents? Is combination therapy useful? What is the role of corticosteroids?..
- Informed consent: ethical and legal aspectsCarole A Klove
Stanford Hospital and Clinics and Lucile Packard Children s Hospital, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Thorac Surg Clin 15:213-9. 2005..As a result, both parties enjoy a newly formed partnership and the return of something that has long been taken for granted--trust in the physician-patient relationship...
- Overlap of anxiety and depression in a managed care population: Prevalence and association with resource utilizationTrent P McLaughlin
NDCHealth, Phoenix, AZ, USA
J Clin Psychiatry 67:1187-93. 2006..Further, to compare the impact of having both conditions with having neither or either condition alone...
- Two patients with the V37I/235delC genotype: are radiographic cochlear anomalies part of the phenotype?Iris Schrijver
Department of Pathology and Pediatrics, L235, Stanford University Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:2109-13. 2006..We review the literature and present evidence in support of pathogenicity. Larger studies in compound heterozygous individuals and co-transfection studies will allow better genotype-phenotype correlations and prognostication...
- The use of IV fat in neonatesJohn A Kerner
Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Stanford University Medical Center, 750 Welch Road, Suite 116, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
Nutr Clin Pract 21:374-80. 2006..We hold the IV fat dose at 1.0-1.5 g/kg/day until the second week of life in infants <30 weeks gestation...
- Pediatric renal transplantation with considerations for successful outcomesOscar Salvatierra
Department of Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
Semin Pediatr Surg 15:208-17. 2006....
- Psychotherapy in pediatric palliative careMichelle R Brown
Division of Child Psychiatry, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5719, USA
Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 15:585-96, viii. 2006..Critical losses.around control, personal identity, and interpersonal relationships are common themes throughout the therapeutic process...
- General anesthesia and chronic amphetamine use: should the drug be stopped preoperatively?Stephen P Fischer
Department of Anesthesia, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5640, USA
Anesth Analg 103:203-6, table of contents. 2006..Anesthesia operating room times ranged from 30 min to 4.25 h. The authors conclude that amphetamine use need not be stopped before surgery and anesthesia...
- What is drug-induced long QT and what is a potential clinical consequence?Angela Tsiperfal
Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA 99305, USA
Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 21:104-5. 2006
- Hereditary sensorineural hearing loss: advances in molecular genetics and mutation analysisIris Schrijver
Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Pathology and Pediatrics, L235, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Expert Rev Mol Diagn 6:375-86. 2006....
- Unusual placement of an endotracheal tube in a patient with blunt traumatic airway injuriesLeanne Perez
Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California 94064, USA
Air Med J 25:40-2. 2006
- Treatment of catheter occlusion in pediatric patientsJohn A Kerner
Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California 94304, USA
JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 30:S73-81. 2006....
- Using report cards to sustain revenue cycle improvementDavid Haray
Patient Financial Services, Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, Calif, USA
Healthc Financ Manage 59:58-62. 2005..Ensure effective technology infrastructure is in place. Deploy at all levels a comprehensive management tool set and report card metric (dashboard). Sustain a culture of accountability...
- Neutropenic fever: one institution's quality improvement project to decrease time from patient arrival to initiation of antibiotic therapyTammy Baltic
Clin J Oncol Nurs 6:337-40. 2002..Following implementation, the hematology and oncology clinical nurse specialist completed a chart review of all patients with febrile neutropenia, which revealed a nearly 50% reduction in cycle time on the inpatient unit...