Gulshan Sharma

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Affiliation: University of Texas Medical Branch
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Trends in end-of-life ICU use among older adults with advanced lung cancer
    Gulshan Sharma
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, Immunology, Critical Care and Sleep, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX TX 77555 0561
    Chest 133:72-8. 2008
  2. pmc Comanagement of hospitalized surgical patients by medicine physicians in the United States
    Gulshan Sharma
    Department of Internal Medicine, 301 University Blvd, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0561, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:363-8. 2010
  3. doi request reprint The aging immune system and its relationship to the development of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Gulshan Sharma
    Division of Pulmonary Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555 0561, USA
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 6:573-80. 2009
  4. pmc Continuity of outpatient and inpatient care by primary care physicians for hospitalized older adults
    Gulshan Sharma
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, JSA 5 112, Galveston, TX 77555 0561, USA
    JAMA 301:1671-80. 2009
  5. pmc Continuity of care and intensive care unit use at the end of life
    Gulshan Sharma
    Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, Immunology, Critical Care, and Sleep, The University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Room JSA 5 112, Galveston, TX 77555 0561, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:81-6. 2009
  6. pmc Effect of aging on respiratory system physiology and immunology
    Gulshan Sharma
    Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, Immunology, Critical Care, and Sleep APICS, Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555 0561, USA
    Clin Interv Aging 1:253-60. 2006
  7. pmc Outpatient follow-up visit and 30-day emergency department visit and readmission in patients hospitalized for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Gulshan Sharma
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sealy Center of Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1664-70. 2010
  8. pmc Temporal trends in hospitalization rates for older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    Am J Med 126:607-14. 2013
  9. pmc Provider continuity prior to the diagnosis of advanced lung cancer and end-of-life care
    Gulshan Sharma
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e74690. 2013
  10. pmc Trends in inpatient continuity of care for a cohort of Medicare patients 1996-2006
    Kathlyn E Fletcher
    Division of Primary Care, Clement J Zablocki VAMC and Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA
    J Hosp Med 6:438-44. 2011

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Publications32

  1. pmc Trends in end-of-life ICU use among older adults with advanced lung cancer
    Gulshan Sharma
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, Immunology, Critical Care and Sleep, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX TX 77555 0561
    Chest 133:72-8. 2008
    ..As a result of hospice expansion in the 1990s, we hypothesized that ICU use decreased over time in older adults with advanced lung cancer...
  2. pmc Comanagement of hospitalized surgical patients by medicine physicians in the United States
    Gulshan Sharma
    Department of Internal Medicine, 301 University Blvd, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0561, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:363-8. 2010
    ..We examined the extent to which comanagement is used during hospitalizations for common surgical procedures in the United States...
  3. doi request reprint The aging immune system and its relationship to the development of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Gulshan Sharma
    Division of Pulmonary Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555 0561, USA
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 6:573-80. 2009
    ..This review will focus on how the aging immune system may contribute to COPD development later in life in susceptible individuals...
  4. pmc Continuity of outpatient and inpatient care by primary care physicians for hospitalized older adults
    Gulshan Sharma
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, JSA 5 112, Galveston, TX 77555 0561, USA
    JAMA 301:1671-80. 2009
    ..Little is known about the extent of continuity of care across the transition from outpatient care to hospitalization...
  5. pmc Continuity of care and intensive care unit use at the end of life
    Gulshan Sharma
    Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, Immunology, Critical Care, and Sleep, The University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Room JSA 5 112, Galveston, TX 77555 0561, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:81-6. 2009
    ..There is increasing concern about discontinuity of care across transitions (eg, from home to the hospital) and how it might affect appropriate medical management...
  6. pmc Effect of aging on respiratory system physiology and immunology
    Gulshan Sharma
    Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, Immunology, Critical Care, and Sleep APICS, Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555 0561, USA
    Clin Interv Aging 1:253-60. 2006
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  7. pmc Outpatient follow-up visit and 30-day emergency department visit and readmission in patients hospitalized for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Gulshan Sharma
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sealy Center of Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1664-70. 2010
    ..We examined the effect of early follow-up visit with patient's primary care physician (PCP) or pulmonologist following acute hospitalization on the 30-day risk of an emergency department (ER) visit and readmission...
  8. pmc Temporal trends in hospitalization rates for older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    Am J Med 126:607-14. 2013
    ..This retrospective cohort study examined changes in hospitalization rates among Medicare beneficiaries with COPD from 1999 to 2008...
  9. pmc Provider continuity prior to the diagnosis of advanced lung cancer and end-of-life care
    Gulshan Sharma
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e74690. 2013
    ..Little is known about the effect of provider continuity prior to the diagnosis of advanced lung cancer and end-of-life care...
  10. pmc Trends in inpatient continuity of care for a cohort of Medicare patients 1996-2006
    Kathlyn E Fletcher
    Division of Primary Care, Clement J Zablocki VAMC and Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA
    J Hosp Med 6:438-44. 2011
    ..Little is known about how changes in health care delivery, such as the use of hospitalists, have impacted inpatient continuity...
  11. pmc Mobility after hospital discharge as a marker for 30-day readmission
    Steve R Fisher
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 68:805-10. 2013
    ..We examined daily postdischarge mobility levels as marker of overall health and response to in-hospital treatment in older medicine patients...
  12. pmc Growth in the care of older patients by hospitalists in the United States
    Yong Fang Kuo
    Department of Internal Medicine and the Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0460, USA
    N Engl J Med 360:1102-12. 2009
    ..National and population-based information on the increase in patient care by hospitalists in the United States is lacking...
  13. ncbi request reprint Hypogonadism and the risk of rheumatic autoimmune disease
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX, 77555, USA
    Clin Rheumatol 35:2983-2987. 2016
    ..Future research should further examine this association, with particular attention to underlying mechanisms...
  14. pmc Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis in a 67-year-old woman with Wegener's granulomatosis
    Shiwan K Shah
    Departments of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:1105-8. 2010
    ..PAP is a disease characterized by defects in macrophage-mediated processing of surfactants, leading to accumulation of periodic acid-Schiff (PAS)-positive lipoproteinaceous material within the alveolar spaces...
  15. pmc Association of Psychological Disorders With 30-Day Readmission Rates in Patients With COPD
    Gurinder Singh
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX Electronic address
    Chest 149:905-15. 2016
    ..There is a growing understanding of the prevalence and impact of psychological disorders on COPD. However, the role of these disorders in early readmission is unclear...
  16. doi request reprint Guideline adherence in management of stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Roozbeh Sharif
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0561, USA
    Respir Med 107:1046-52. 2013
    ..We examined the frequency of and factors associated with guideline adherence by physicians in clinical practice at an academic medical center...
  17. doi request reprint Incidence of right heart catheterization in patients initiated on pulmonary arterial hypertension therapies: A population-based study
    Alexander G Duarte
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA Electronic address
    J Heart Lung Transplant . 2016
    ..The aim of this study was to determine performance of right heart catheterization in patients prescribed pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH)-specific medications...
  18. pmc Risk of cardiovascular events after initiation of long-acting bronchodilators in patients with chronic obstructive lung disease: A population-based study
    Almotasembellah Aljaafareh
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    SAGE Open Med 4:2050312116671337. 2016
    ..We hypothesize that this risk is higher in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease who had a preexisting cardiovascular disease regardless of receipt of any cardiovascular medication...
  19. ncbi request reprint Mixing It Up: Coadministration of tPA/DNase in Complicated Parapneumonic Pleural Effusions and Empyema
    Raju Bishwakarma
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Sealy Center on Aging Department of Radiology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
    J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol 24:40-47. 2017
    ..However, this regimen is laborious, requiring trained personnel to open/close the chest tube 8 times daily for 3 days. We present our observational data using a simplified regimen of coadministered tPA/DNase...
  20. pmc Pulmonary arterial hypertension associated with interferon therapy: a population-based study
    Ravikanth Papani
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, John Sealy Annex 5 140, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555 USA
    Multidiscip Respir Med 12:1. 2017
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of PAH after initiation of interferon therapy, using a large commercial insurance database...
  21. doi request reprint Validation of the Readmission Risk Score in Heart Failure Patients at a Tertiary Hospital
    Selvin Sudhakar
    General Cardiology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas Electronic address
    J Card Fail 21:885-91. 2015
    ..However, the utility of the RR score in clinical practice has not been independently validated...
  22. doi request reprint Risk of Venous Thromboembolism in Men Receiving Testosterone Therapy
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX Electronic address
    Mayo Clin Proc 90:1038-45. 2015
    ..To examine the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) associated with exposure to testosterone therapy in middle-aged and older men...
  23. doi request reprint Rapid response team in an academic institution: does it make a difference?
    Shiwan K Shah
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Chest 139:1361-7. 2011
    ..Although data remain contradictory, rapid response systems are implemented across US hospitals. We aimed to determine whether implementation of a rapid response team (RRT) in a tertiary academic hospital improved outcomes...
  24. doi request reprint COPD in the elderly patient
    Nicola A Hanania
    Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, 1504 Taub Loop, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 31:596-606. 2010
    ..Lastly, adverse effects from medications prescribed for treatment of COPD may be more pervasive in elderly patients...
  25. doi request reprint Diastolic dysfunction and COPD exacerbation
    Ghassan H Abusaid
    University of Texas, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    Postgrad Med 121:76-81. 2009
    ..We studied whether the presence of diastolic dysfunction (DD) in this subgroup of patients is associated with longer duration of hospitalization and more frequent exacerbations...
  26. doi request reprint Using EMR to improve compliance with clinical practice guidelines for management of stable COPD
    Jordan Terasaki
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555, United States Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555, United States Electronic address
    Respir Med 109:1423-9. 2015
    ..We hypothesize that a structured approach using the electronic medical record (EMR) will improve compliance with clinical practice guidelines for the evaluation and management of patients with stable COPD...
  27. pmc Process and Outcome Measures among COPD Patients with a Hospitalization Cared for by an Advance Practice Provider or Primary Care Physician
    Amitesh Agarwal
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch UTMB, Galveston, TX, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 11:e0148522. 2016
    ..To examine the process and outcomes of care of COPD patients by Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) and primary care physicians...
  28. pmc Oxygen therapy use in older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Shawn P E Nishi
    Division of Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Galveston, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 10:e0120684. 2015
    ..We hypothesize that oxygen users in the current era may be very different. We examined trends and subject characteristics associated with oxygen therapy use from 2001-2010 in the United States...
  29. pmc Development of food allergies in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease treated with gastric acid suppressive medications
    Anita Trikha
    National Jewish Health, Denver, CO, USA
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 24:582-8. 2013
    ..Reflux disease, a very common problem in children, is often treated with gastric acid suppressive (GAS) medications which may alter the processing of food allergens, thereby affecting oral mucosal tolerance...
  30. doi request reprint Outcomes of patients on multiple vasoactive drugs for shock
    Curig O Prys-Picard
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, TX, USA
    J Intensive Care Med 28:237-40. 2013
    ..Limited data exist on the use of multiple vasoactive drugs in the intensive care unit. We hypothesize that the use of 3 or more vasoactive drugs is associated with worse outcomes...
  31. pmc Concurrent use of warfarin and antibiotics and the risk of bleeding in older adults
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 77555, USA
    Am J Med 125:183-9. 2012
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint A 39-year-old man with epigastric pain, intermittent chest pain, and progressive dyspnea
    Rajesh V Babu
    Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, Immunology, Critical Care, and Sleep Division, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas, Galveston, TX 77555 0561, USA
    Chest 132:2012-5. 2007