Eduard E Vasilevskis

Summary

Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Epidemiology and risk factors for delirium across hospital settings
    Eduard E Vasilevskis
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Nashville, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 26:277-87. 2012
  2. pmc Reducing iatrogenic risks: ICU-acquired delirium and weakness--crossing the quality chasm
    Eduard E Vasilevskis
    Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine, Veterans Affairs, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1215 21st Ave, S, 6006 Medical Center East, NT, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Chest 138:1224-33. 2010
  3. pmc Predictors of early postdischarge mortality in critically ill patients: a retrospective cohort study from the California Intensive Care Outcomes project
    Eduard E Vasilevskis
    Philip R Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Crit Care 26:65-75. 2011
  4. pmc California hospital leaders' views of hospitalists: meeting needs of the present and future
    Eduard E Vasilevskis
    Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Hosp Med 4:528-34. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Cross-sectional analysis of hospitalist prevalence and quality of care in California
    Eduard E Vasilevskis
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Hosp Med 5:200-7. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Relationship between discharge practices and intensive care unit in-hospital mortality performance: evidence of a discharge bias
    Eduard E Vasilevskis
    Philip R Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies and Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California San Francisco, CA, USA
    Med Care 47:803-12. 2009
  7. pmc Mortality probability model III and simplified acute physiology score II: assessing their value in predicting length of stay and comparison to APACHE IV
    Eduard E Vasilevskis
    Philip R Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, Division of General Internal Medicine, Hospital Medicine, University of California atSan Francisco, CA, USA
    Chest 136:89-101. 2009
  8. pmc Delirium and sedation recognition using validated instruments: reliability of bedside intensive care unit nursing assessments from 2007 to 2010
    Eduard E Vasilevskis
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:S249-55. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Variation in ICU risk-adjusted mortality: impact of methods of assessment and potential confounders
    Michael W Kuzniewicz
    Institute for Health Policy Studies, Neonatology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0748, USA
    Chest 133:1319-27. 2008
  10. pmc Impaired arousal at initial presentation predicts 6-month mortality: an analysis of 1084 acutely ill older patients
    Jin H Han
    Center for Quality Aging, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee
    J Hosp Med 9:772-8. 2014

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. pmc Epidemiology and risk factors for delirium across hospital settings
    Eduard E Vasilevskis
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Nashville, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 26:277-87. 2012
    ..Future studies must work to understand the epidemiology across settings and focus upon modifiable risk factors that can be integrated into existing delirium prevention and treatment protocols...
  2. pmc Reducing iatrogenic risks: ICU-acquired delirium and weakness--crossing the quality chasm
    Eduard E Vasilevskis
    Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine, Veterans Affairs, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1215 21st Ave, S, 6006 Medical Center East, NT, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Chest 138:1224-33. 2010
    ..This evidence-based bundle of practices will build a bridge across the current quality chasm from the "front end" to the "back end" of critical care and toward improved cognitive and functional outcomes for ICU survivors...
  3. pmc Predictors of early postdischarge mortality in critically ill patients: a retrospective cohort study from the California Intensive Care Outcomes project
    Eduard E Vasilevskis
    Philip R Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Crit Care 26:65-75. 2011
    ..However, early postdischarge mortality contributes significantly to overall 30-day mortality. Factors associated with early postdischarge mortality are unknown...
  4. pmc California hospital leaders' views of hospitalists: meeting needs of the present and future
    Eduard E Vasilevskis
    Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Hosp Med 4:528-34. 2009
    ..Hospital medicine has grown rapidly, but hospital leaders' perceptions of current and future drivers of hospitalist growth are unknown...
  5. doi request reprint Cross-sectional analysis of hospitalist prevalence and quality of care in California
    Eduard E Vasilevskis
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Hosp Med 5:200-7. 2010
    ..Whether the presence of hospitalists is associated with differences in hospital-level performance is unknown...
  6. doi request reprint Relationship between discharge practices and intensive care unit in-hospital mortality performance: evidence of a discharge bias
    Eduard E Vasilevskis
    Philip R Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies and Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California San Francisco, CA, USA
    Med Care 47:803-12. 2009
    ..This measure does not account for deaths occurring after transfer to another hospital or soon after discharge and therefore, may be biased...
  7. pmc Mortality probability model III and simplified acute physiology score II: assessing their value in predicting length of stay and comparison to APACHE IV
    Eduard E Vasilevskis
    Philip R Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, Division of General Internal Medicine, Hospital Medicine, University of California atSan Francisco, CA, USA
    Chest 136:89-101. 2009
    ..To develop and compare ICU length-of-stay (LOS) risk-adjustment models using three commonly used mortality or LOS prediction models...
  8. pmc Delirium and sedation recognition using validated instruments: reliability of bedside intensive care unit nursing assessments from 2007 to 2010
    Eduard E Vasilevskis
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:S249-55. 2011
    ..To describe the reliability and sustainability of delirium and sedation measurements of bedside intensive care unit (ICU) nurses...
  9. doi request reprint Variation in ICU risk-adjusted mortality: impact of methods of assessment and potential confounders
    Michael W Kuzniewicz
    Institute for Health Policy Studies, Neonatology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0748, USA
    Chest 133:1319-27. 2008
    ..In this study, we determine whether a substantial variation in ICU mortality performance still exists in modern ICUs, and compare the predictive accuracy, reliability, and data burden of existing ICU risk-adjustment models...
  10. pmc Impaired arousal at initial presentation predicts 6-month mortality: an analysis of 1084 acutely ill older patients
    Jin H Han
    Center for Quality Aging, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee
    J Hosp Med 9:772-8. 2014
    ..We sought to determine if impaired arousal at initial presentation was associated with higher 6-month mortality and if this relationship existed in the absence of delirium...
  11. pmc Depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, and functional disability in survivors of critical illness in the BRAIN-ICU study: a longitudinal cohort study
    James C Jackson
    Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA Department of Psychiatry, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA Research Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Nashville, TN, USA Electronic address
    Lancet Respir Med 2:369-79. 2014
    ..We aimed to assess associations of age and duration of delirium with mental health and functional disabilities in this group...
  12. pmc Medications associated with geriatric syndromes and their prevalence in older hospitalized adults discharged to skilled nursing facilities
    Avantika A Saraf
    Center for Quality Aging, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee
    J Hosp Med 11:694-700. 2016
    ..More than half of the hospitalized older adults discharged to skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) have more than 3 geriatric syndromes. Pharmacotherapy may be contributing to geriatric syndromes in this population...
  13. pmc Geriatric Syndromes in Hospitalized Older Adults Discharged to Skilled Nursing Facilities
    Susan P Bell
    Center for Quality Aging, Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
    J Am Geriatr Soc 64:715-22. 2016
    ..To determine the prevalence, recognition, co-occurrence, and recent onset of geriatric syndromes in individuals transferred from the hospital to a skilled nursing facility (SNF)...
  14. pmc Statins and delirium during critical illness: a multicenter, prospective cohort study
    Alessandro Morandi
    1Rehabilitation and Aged Care Unit, Hospital Ancelle, Cremona, Italy 2Geriatric Research Group, Brescia, Italy 3Center for Quality Aging, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 4Division of Critical Care, Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 5Anesthesia Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Nashville, TN 6Department of Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 7Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 8Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 9Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Nashville, TN 10Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 11Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 12Department of Psychiatry, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 13Research Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, South San Francisco
    Crit Care Med 42:1899-909. 2014
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  15. pmc Implementing delirium screening in the ICU: secrets to success
    Nathan E Brummel
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, GRECC Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Nashville, TN, USA
    Crit Care Med 41:2196-208. 2013
    ..To review delirium screening tools available for use in the adult ICU and PICU, to review evidence-based delirium screening implementation, and to discuss common pitfalls encountered during delirium screening in the ICU...
  16. pmc A screening, prevention, and restoration model for saving the injured brain in intensive care unit survivors
    Eduard E Vasilevskis
    Center for Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Crit Care Med 38:S683-91. 2010
    ..This practical system applying many evidence-based concepts incorporates personalized medicine, systems-based practice, and continuing research and development toward improving acute and chronic cognitive outcomes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Preventability of Hospital Readmissions From Skilled Nursing Facilities: A Consumer Perspective
    J Mary Lou Jacobsen
    Center for Quality Aging, Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee
    Gerontologist . 2016
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  18. pmc Predictors of rehospitalization among elderly patients admitted to a rehabilitation hospital: the role of polypharmacy, functional status, and length of stay
    Alessandro Morandi
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care Hospital Ancelle, Cremona, Italy Geriatric Research Group, Brescia, Italy Center for Quality Aging, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN Electronic address
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 14:761-7. 2013
    ..Nonetheless, we have limited information on unplanned rehospitalizations and the related risk factors in elderly patients admitted to in-hospital rehabilitation facilities after an acute hospitalization...
  19. pmc Future directions of delirium research and management
    Christopher G Hughes
    Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Critical Care, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 26:395-405. 2012
    ..Physical and cognitive rehabilitation measures need to be further examined as additional means of improving outcomes from delirium in the hospital setting...
  20. pmc Stability of Geriatric Syndromes in Hospitalized Medicare Beneficiaries Discharged to Skilled Nursing Facilities
    Sandra F Simmons
    Divisions of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
    J Am Geriatr Soc 64:2027-2034. 2016
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  21. doi request reprint Exploring Delirium's Heterogeneity: Association Between Arousal Subtypes at Initial Presentation and 6-Month Mortality in Older Emergency Department Patients
    Jin H Han
    Center for Quality Aging, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN Department of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry . 2016
    ..To determine how delirium subtyped by level of arousal at initial presentation affects 6-month mortality...
  22. pmc Potentially Avoidable Readmissions of Patients Discharged to Post-Acute Care: Perspectives of Hospital and Skilled Nursing Facility Staff
    Eduard E Vasilevskis
    Section of Hospital Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee
    J Am Geriatr Soc . 2016
    ..Hospital readmissions from skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) are common. Previous research has not examined how assessments of avoidable readmissions differ between hospital and SNF perspectives...
  23. pmc Validity of a Modified Sequential Organ Failure Assessment Score Using the Richmond Agitation-Sedation Scale
    Eduard E Vasilevskis
    1Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 2Section of Hospital Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 3Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center GRECC Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Nashville, TN 4Division of Critical Care, Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 5Anesthesia Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Nashville, TN 6Department of Urology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 7Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan 8Advanced Medical Emergency and Critical Care Center, Yamaguchi University Hospital, Yamaguchi, Japan 9Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
    Crit Care Med 44:138-46. 2016
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the validity of a modified Sequential Organ Failure Assessment that uses the Richmond Agitation-Sedation Scale instead of Glasgow Coma Scale...
  24. pmc Diagnosing delirium in older emergency department patients: validity and reliability of the delirium triage screen and the brief confusion assessment method
    Jin H Han
    Center for Quality Aging, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 62:457-65. 2013
    ..This error results from a lack of available measures that can be performed rapidly enough to be incorporated into clinical practice. Therefore, we developed and evaluated a novel 2-step approach to delirium surveillance for the ED...
  25. pmc Preparedness for hospital discharge and prediction of readmission
    Amanda S Mixon
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Nashville, Tennessee
    J Hosp Med 11:603-9. 2016
    ..It is unclear what differences exist in the predictive abilities of 2 available discharge preparedness measures. To address this gap, we conducted a comparison of these measures...
  26. pmc The HOSPITAL Score Predicts Potentially Preventable 30-Day Readmissions in Conditions Targeted by the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program
    Robert E Burke
    Hospital Medicine and Research Sections, Eastern Colorado Health Care System, DE Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO BWH Hospitalist Service, Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Center for Health Services Research, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY Value Institute, Christiana Care Health System, Wilmington, DE Section of Hospital Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University VA Tennessee Valley, Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center GRECC Center for Clinical Quality and Implementation Research, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN Division of General Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA Department of Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA Division of General Internal Medicine, Bern University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland
    Med Care . 2016
    ..The HOSPITAL score has been internationally validated for medical inpatients, but its performance in select conditions targeted by the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program (HRRP) is unknown...
  27. pmc Effectiveness and safety of the awakening and breathing coordination, delirium monitoring/management, and early exercise/mobility bundle
    Michele C Balas
    1Center for Critical and Complex Care, The Ohio State University, College of Nursing, Columbus, OH 2Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Section of Hospital Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 3Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 4Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Tennessee Valley VA, Nashville, TN 5Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Pharmacy, Omaha, NE 6Department of Pharmaceutical and Nutrition Care, The Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 7Department of Biostatistics, University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Public Health, Omaha, NE 8Department of Adult Health and Illness, University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing, Omaha, NE 9Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep, and Allergy, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 10Department of Anesthesiology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 11Department of Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, P.O Box 19676
    Crit Care Med 42:1024-36. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of implementing the Awakening and Breathing Coordination, Delirium monitoring/management, and Early exercise/mobility bundle into everyday practice...
  28. pmc Neuroimaging in delirious intensive care unit patients: a preliminary case series report
    Alessandro Morandi
    Center for Health Services Research Center, Vanderbilt Center for Quality of Aging, Nashville, Tennesee, USA
    Psychiatry (Edgmont) 7:28-33. 2010
    ..e. white matter hyperintensities) and short- and long-term neurological outcomes...
  29. pmc Chronic conditions among children admitted to U.S. pediatric intensive care units: their prevalence and impact on risk for mortality and prolonged length of stay*
    Jeffrey D Edwards
    Division of Pediatric Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0106, USA
    Crit Care Med 40:2196-203. 2012
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  30. pmc Quality of care for decompensated heart failure: comparable performance between academic hospitalists and non-hospitalists
    Eduard E Vasilevskis
    Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1399-406. 2008
    ..Hospitalists improve efficiency, but little information exists regarding whether they impact quality of care...
  31. doi request reprint Preventability and Causes of Readmissions in a National Cohort of General Medicine Patients
    Andrew D Auerbach
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
    JAMA Intern Med 176:484-93. 2016
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  32. pmc Population Pharmacokinetics of Fentanyl in the Critically Ill
    Leena Choi
    1Department of Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 2Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 3Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 4Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 5Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Nashville, TN 6Division of Critical Care, Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 7Anesthesia Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Nashville, TN 8Aegis Sciences Corporation, Nashville, TN 9Center for Quality Aging, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 10Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 11Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
    Crit Care Med 44:64-72. 2016
    ..To characterize fentanyl population pharmacokinetics in patients with critical illness and identify patient characteristics associated with altered fentanyl concentrations...
  33. pmc The effect of reducing maximum shift lengths to 16 hours on internal medicine interns' educational opportunities
    Cecelia N Theobald
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    Acad Med 88:512-8. 2013
    ..To evaluate educational experiences of internal medicine interns before and after maximum shift lengths were decreased from 30 hours to 16 hours...
  34. pmc Pain and Satisfaction With Pain Management Among Older Patients During the Transition From Acute to Skilled Nursing Care
    Sandra F Simmons
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
    Gerontologist 56:1138-1145. 2016
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  35. pmc Development of a multivariable model to predict vulnerability in older American patients hospitalised with cardiovascular disease
    Susan P Bell
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medicine, Center for Quality Aging, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    BMJ Open 5:e008122. 2015
    ..To identify vulnerable cardiovascular patients in the hospital using a self-reported function-based screening tool...
  36. pmc Reducing hospital readmission rates: current strategies and future directions
    Sunil Kripalani
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 email
    Annu Rev Med 65:471-85. 2014
    ..Future work should better define the roles of home-based services, information technology, mental health care, caregiver support, community partnerships, and new transitional care personnel. ..
  37. pmc Moving beyond readmission penalties: creating an ideal process to improve transitional care
    Robert E Burke
    Hospital Medicine Section, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Eastern Colorado Health Care System, Denver, CO 80220, USA
    J Hosp Med 8:102-9. 2013
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  38. pmc Tools to detect delirium superimposed on dementia: a systematic review
    Alessandro Morandi
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Hospital Ancelle, Cremona, Italy
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:2005-13. 2012
    ..To identify valid tools to diagnose delirium superimposed on dementia...
  39. pmc Delirium in Survivors of Cardiac Arrest Treated With Mild Therapeutic Hypothermia
    Jeremy S Pollock
    Jeremy S Pollock and Matthew Peters are fellows, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland Ryan D Hollenbeck is an interventionalist, Division of Cardiology, Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Li Wang is a statistician, Division of Biostatistics, Benjamin Holmes and Michael N Young are fellows, Department of Cardiology, and John A McPherson is a professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee Wesley Ely is a professor, Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and the Veterans Affairs Tennessee, and associate director of aging research, Veterans Affairs Tennessee Valley Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Nashville, Tennessee Eduard E Vasilevskis is an assistant professor, Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Section of Hospital Medicine, Vanderbilt University, and the Veterans Affairs Tennessee Valley Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center
    Am J Crit Care 25:e81-9. 2016
    ..However, the prevalence of delirium and its associated risk factors have not been assessed in survivors of cardiac arrest treated with therapeutic hypothermia...
  40. pmc Interhospital transfer for acute surgical care: does delay matter?
    Kristy Kummerow Broman
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1211 Medical Center Drive, Nashville, TN 37232, USA Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA Department of Surgery, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA Electronic address
    Am J Surg 212:823-830. 2016
    ..Delays to definitive care are associated with poor outcomes after trauma and medical emergencies. It is unknown whether inter-hospital transfer delays affect outcomes for nontraumatic acute surgical conditions...
  41. pmc Variability in Implementation of Interventions Aimed at Reducing Readmissions Among Patients With Heart Failure: A Survey of Teaching Hospitals
    Eduard E Vasilevskis
    E E Vasilevskis is assistant professor of medicine, Section of Hospital Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, and Staff Physician, Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center GRECC, VA Tennessee Valley Health Care System, Nashville, Tennessee S Kripalani is associate professor, Center for Clinical Quality and Implementation Research, Section of Hospital Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee M K Ong is associate professor of medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, and the VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, Los Angeles, California J T Rosenthal is chief medical officer, University of California, Los Angeles Health System, Los Angeles, California D E Longnecker is professor of anesthesiology and critical care emeritus, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Executive Director, Coalition to Transform Advanced Care, Washington, DC B Harmon is a quality and safety data consultant, Children s Hospital and Clinics of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota S F Hohmann is a principal consultant for comparative data and informatics research, University HealthSystem Consortium, and Assistant Professor, Department of Health Systems Management, Rush University, Chicago, Illinois K Wright is program coordinator, Canada
    Acad Med 91:522-9. 2016
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  42. doi request reprint Detection of infectious symptoms from VA emergency department and primary care clinical documentation
    Michael E Matheny
    Geriatrics Research, Education, and Clinical Care, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Veteran s Administration, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Int J Med Inform 81:143-56. 2012
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