Melissa J Krauss

Summary

Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A case-control study of patient, medication, and care-related risk factors for inpatient falls
    Melissa J Krauss
    Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:116-22. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Intervention to prevent falls on the medical service in a teaching hospital
    Melissa J Krauss
    Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:539-45. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Circumstances of patient falls and injuries in 9 hospitals in a midwestern healthcare system
    Melissa J Krauss
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:544-50. 2007
  4. pmc Number of sexual partners and associations with initiation and intensity of substance use
    Patricia A Cavazos-Rehg
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:869-74. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Patterns and predictors of inpatient falls and fall-related injuries in a large academic hospital
    Irene D Fischer
    Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:822-7. 2005
  6. pmc Substance use and the risk for sexual intercourse with and without a history of teenage pregnancy among adolescent females
    Patricia A Cavazos-Rehg
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University, 660 South Euclid, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 72:194-8. 2011
  7. pmc How trainees would disclose medical errors: educational implications for training programmes
    Andrew A White
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Med Educ 45:372-80. 2011
  8. pmc Characteristics of sexually active teenage girls who would be pleased with becoming pregnant
    Patricia A Cavazos-Rehg
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8134, 660 South Euclid, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:470-6. 2013
  9. pmc Brief report: Pregnant by age 15 years and substance use initiation among US adolescent girls
    Patricia A Cavazos-Rehg
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8134, 660 South Euclid, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Adolesc 35:1393-7. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Patient safety event reporting in critical care: a study of three intensive care units
    Carolyn B Harris
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Crit Care Med 35:1068-76. 2007

Detail Information

Publications51

  1. pmc A case-control study of patient, medication, and care-related risk factors for inpatient falls
    Melissa J Krauss
    Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:116-22. 2005
    ..To comprehensively analyze potential risk factors for falling in the hospital and describe the circumstances surrounding falls...
  2. doi request reprint Intervention to prevent falls on the medical service in a teaching hospital
    Melissa J Krauss
    Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:539-45. 2008
    ..To evaluate an intervention to prevent falls at a hospital...
  3. ncbi request reprint Circumstances of patient falls and injuries in 9 hospitals in a midwestern healthcare system
    Melissa J Krauss
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:544-50. 2007
    ..Preventing hospital falls and injuries requires knowledge of fall and injury circumstances. Our objectives were to determine whether reported fall circumstances differ among hospitals and to identify predictors of fall-related injury...
  4. pmc Number of sexual partners and associations with initiation and intensity of substance use
    Patricia A Cavazos-Rehg
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:869-74. 2011
    ..Severity of substance use is more closely related to, and thus a better indicator of, higher number of sexual partners than age of substance use onset...
  5. ncbi request reprint Patterns and predictors of inpatient falls and fall-related injuries in a large academic hospital
    Irene D Fischer
    Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:822-7. 2005
    ..Our objectives were to characterize inpatients who fall and to determine predictors of serious fall-related injury...
  6. pmc Substance use and the risk for sexual intercourse with and without a history of teenage pregnancy among adolescent females
    Patricia A Cavazos-Rehg
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University, 660 South Euclid, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 72:194-8. 2011
    ..The present study examined the associations between initiation and intensity of substance use and with sexual experience with and without a history of teenage pregnancy...
  7. pmc How trainees would disclose medical errors: educational implications for training programmes
    Andrew A White
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Med Educ 45:372-80. 2011
    ..Understanding how trainees disclose errors and how their practices evolve during training could help educators design programmes to address this gap. This study was conducted to determine how trainees would disclose medical errors...
  8. pmc Characteristics of sexually active teenage girls who would be pleased with becoming pregnant
    Patricia A Cavazos-Rehg
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8134, 660 South Euclid, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:470-6. 2013
    ..Pregnancy prevention efforts can be improved by acknowledging the structural and cultural factors that shape teenage pregnancy attitudes...
  9. pmc Brief report: Pregnant by age 15 years and substance use initiation among US adolescent girls
    Patricia A Cavazos-Rehg
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8134, 660 South Euclid, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Adolesc 35:1393-7. 2012
    ..In the multivariable analysis, marijuana use by age 14 years and/or cigarette smoking by age 12 years clearly distinguished girls who became pregnant by age 15 years and is perhaps due to a common underlying risk factor...
  10. ncbi request reprint Patient safety event reporting in critical care: a study of three intensive care units
    Carolyn B Harris
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Crit Care Med 35:1068-76. 2007
    ..To increase patient safety event reporting in three intensive care units (ICUs) using a new voluntary card-based event reporting system and to compare and evaluate observed differences in reporting among healthcare workers across ICUs...
  11. pmc Associations between selected state laws and teenagers' drinking and driving behaviors
    Patricia A Cavazos-Rehg
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:1647-52. 2012
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  12. pmc Understanding adolescent parenthood from a multisystemic perspective
    Patricia A Cavazos-Rehg
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Adolesc Health 46:525-31. 2010
    ..This study examined the associations between social, behavioral, and environmental factors and adolescent parenthood...
  13. pmc Type of contraception method used at last intercourse and associations with health risk behaviors among US adolescents
    Patricia A Cavazos-Rehg
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8134, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Contraception 82:549-55. 2010
    ..This study was conducted to examine associations with contraception methods used at last sexual intercourse among US adolescents...
  14. pmc Associations between multiple pregnancies and health risk behaviors among U.S. adolescents
    Patricia A Cavazos-Rehg
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Adolesc Health 47:600-3. 2010
    ..This study examined the associations between health risk behaviors (i.e., substance use behaviors, physical violence, or carried a weapon) and multiple adolescent pregnancies (i.e., experiencing or causing more than one pregnancy)...
  15. ncbi request reprint A new safety event reporting system improves physician reporting in the surgical intensive care unit
    Douglas J E Schuerer
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 202:881-7. 2006
    ..In the SICU, reporting was generally poor and reporting by physicians was virtually nonexistent. This study was designed to observe changes in error reporting in an SICU when a new card-based system (SAFE) was introduced...
  16. pmc Characteristics and circumstances of falls in a hospital setting: a prospective analysis
    Eileen B Hitcho
    Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:732-9. 2004
    ..To describe the epidemiology of hospital inpatient falls, including characteristics of patients who fall, circumstances of falls, and fall-related injuries...
  17. pmc Selected State Policies and Associations With Alcohol Use Behaviors and Risky Driving Behaviors Among Youth: Findings from Monitoring the Future Study
    Patricia A Cavazos-Rehg
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 40:1030-6. 2016
    ..In this study, we seek to determine the effects of GDLs on risky driving behaviors of youth and to assess if GDLs have an unintended effect on underage drinking behaviors...
  18. pmc A reexamination of medical marijuana policies in relation to suicide risk
    Richard A Grucza
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 152:68-72. 2015
    ..Previous research has suggested that medical marijuana policies lead to reductions in suicide rates. In this study, we further investigate the association between these policies and within-state changes in suicide risk...
  19. pmc Associations between sexuality education in schools and adolescent birthrates: a state-level longitudinal model
    Patricia A Cavazos-Rehg
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 166:134-40. 2012
    ..To examine the impact of sexuality education practices on adolescent birthrates while controlling for demographic characteristics and religious/political factors at a state level...
  20. pmc Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization and subsequent infection in intensive care unit patients: does methicillin resistance matter?
    Hitoshi Honda
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:584-91. 2010
    ..aureus infection. However, MRSA-colonized patients may have more comorbidities than methicillin-susceptible S. aureus (MSSA)-colonized or noncolonized patients and therefore may be more susceptible to infection on that basis...
  21. doi request reprint The attitudes and experiences of trainees regarding disclosing medical errors to patients
    Andrew A White
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98105 4608, USA
    Acad Med 83:250-6. 2008
    ..To measure trainees' attitudes and experiences regarding medical error and error disclosure...
  22. pmc A content analysis of depression-related Tweets
    Patricia A Cavazos-Rehg
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Comput Human Behav 54:351-357. 2016
    ..Health professionals can use our findings to tailor and target prevention and awareness messages to those Twitter users in need...
  23. pmc Maternal age and risk of labor and delivery complications
    Patricia A Cavazos-Rehg
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8134, 660 South Euclid, St Louis, MO, 63110, USA
    Matern Child Health J 19:1202-11. 2015
    ..Our findings underscore the need for pregnant women to be aware of the risks associated with extremes of age so that they can watch for signs and symptoms of such complications...
  24. pmc Monitoring of non-cigarette tobacco use using Google Trends
    Patricia A Cavazos-Rehg
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Tob Control 24:249-55. 2015
    ..We sought to validate whether Google Trends can additionally detect regional trends in youth and adult tobacco use...
  25. pmc Probing the smoking-suicide association: do smoking policy interventions affect suicide risk?
    Richard A Grucza
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO
    Nicotine Tob Res 16:1487-94. 2014
    ..We also examined whether the magnitude of such reductions correlated with individuals' predicted probability of smoking, which would be expected if the associations stemmed from changes in smoking behavior...
  26. pmc Differential effects of cigarette price changes on adult smoking behaviours
    Patricia A Cavazos-Rehg
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Tob Control 23:113-8. 2014
    ..Raising cigarette prices through taxation is an important policy approach to reduce smoking. Yet, cigarette price increases may not be equally effective in all subpopulations of smokers...
  27. pmc Relationships among HIV infection, metabolic risk factors, and left ventricular structure and function
    William Todd Cade
    Program in Physical Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 29:1151-60. 2013
    ..Also, HIV was independently associated with lower systolic function. Clinical monitoring of LV function in individuals with metabolic risk factors, regardless of HIV status, is warranted...
  28. pmc The value of infectious diseases consultation in Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
    Hitoshi Honda
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Med 123:631-7. 2010
    ..Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia results in substantial mortality. Infectious diseases specialist consultation can improve adherence to evidence-based management of S. aureus bacteremia, but its effect on mortality is unclear...
  29. pmc Hookah-Related Twitter Chatter: A Content Analysis
    Melissa J Krauss
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Ave, Box 8134, St Louis, MO 63110 Email
    Prev Chronic Dis 12:E121. 2015
    ..Social media messages about hookah could influence its use among young people. We explored normalization or discouragement of hookah smoking, and other common messages about hookah on Twitter...
  30. pmc Displays of dabbing marijuana extracts on YouTube
    Melissa J Krauss
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 155:45-51. 2015
    ..YouTube, the most popular platform for sharing online videos, may be a go-to resource for individuals interested in learning about dabbing. Our objective was to explore the content of dabbing-related videos on YouTube...
  31. pmc Effects of state cigarette excise taxes and smoke-free air policies on state per capita alcohol consumption in the United States, 1980 to 2009
    Melissa J Krauss
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 38:2630-8. 2014
    ....
  32. pmc Youth tobacco use type and associations with substance use disorders
    Patricia A Cavazos-Rehg
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Addiction 109:1371-80. 2014
    ..To examine the associations between youth poly-tobacco use and substance use disorders...
  33. pmc Hazards of new media: youth's exposure to tobacco Ads/promotions
    Patricia A Cavazos-Rehg
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO
    Nicotine Tob Res 16:437-44. 2014
    ..e., social network sites and text messages) and youth attitudes/beliefs about tobacco and intent to use (among youth who had not yet used tobacco)...
  34. pmc Long-term effects of laws governing youth access to tobacco
    Richard A Grucza
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Box 8134, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:1493-9. 2013
    ..We sought to examine the association between policies governing access to tobacco during adolescence and subsequent adult smoking...
  35. pmc The natural history of contemporary Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization in community children
    Stephanie A Fritz
    Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:349-51. 2011
    ..Identification of persistent methicillin-resistant S. aureus carriers might inform strategies for decolonization and reduction of staphylococcal transmission...
  36. ncbi request reprint Reporting and classification of patient safety events in a cardiothoracic intensive care unit and cardiothoracic postoperative care unit
    Patricia A Nast
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:1137. 2005
    ..The objective was to evaluate a new mechanism for reporting and classifying patient safety events to increase reporting and identify patient safety priorities...
  37. pmc Episodic and chronic migraineurs are hypersensitive to thermal stimuli between migraine attacks
    Todd J Schwedt
    Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Cephalalgia 31:6-12. 2011
    ..To determine if migraineurs have evidence of interictal cutaneous sensitisation...
  38. pmc A content analysis of tweets about high-potency marijuana
    Patricia A Cavazos-Rehg
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO, 63110, USA Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 166:100-8. 2016
    ..We studied themes describing the consequences of using highly concentrated marijuana by examining the dabbing-related content on Twitter...
  39. pmc An Analysis of Depression, Self-Harm, and Suicidal Ideation Content on Tumblr
    Patricia A Cavazos-Rehg
    1 Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Crisis . 2016
    ..Social networking about depression can be indicative of self-reported depression and/or can normalize risk behaviors such as self-harm and suicidal ideation...
  40. pmc Marijuana-Related Posts on Instagram
    Patricia A Cavazos-Rehg
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Box 8134, St Louis, MO, 63110, USA
    Prev Sci 17:710-20. 2016
    ..This content along with the explicit marketing of marijuana that we observed on Instagram have potential to influence social norms surrounding marijuana use. ..
  41. pmc A Content Analysis of Vaping Advertisements on Twitter, November 2014
    Shaina J Sowles
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, Box 8134, St Louis, MO 63110 Email
    Prev Chronic Dis 13:E139. 2016
    ..The primary objective of our study was to describe the characteristics of vaping-related advertisements on Twitter...
  42. pmc Long-term effects of minimum legal drinking age laws on marijuana and other illicit drug use in adulthood
    Melissa J Krauss
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 149:173-9. 2015
    ..We examined whether exposure to permissive MLDA laws during adolescence has long-term effects on illicit drug use and disorders in adulthood...
  43. pmc Reduced diastolic function and left ventricular mass in HIV-negative preadolescent children exposed to antiretroviral therapy in utero
    W Todd Cade
    Program in Physical Therapy and Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, 4444 Forest Park Boulevard, St Louis, MO 63108 2212, USA
    AIDS 26:2053-8. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if these abnormalities persist, resolve, or worsen during preadolescence...
  44. pmc Age of sexual debut among US adolescents
    Patricia A Cavazos-Rehg
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Contraception 80:158-62. 2009
    ..This study examined gender and racial/ethnic differences in sexual debut...
  45. pmc "Hey Everyone, I'm Drunk." An Evaluation of Drinking-Related Twitter Chatter
    Patricia A Cavazos-Rehg
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 76:635-43. 2015
    ..In response, and given that drinking alcohol is a widespread activity among young people, we examined Twitter chatter about drinking...
  46. pmc Mupirocin and chlorhexidine resistance in Staphylococcus aureus in patients with community-onset skin and soft tissue infections
    Stephanie A Fritz
    Departments of Pediatrics, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 57:559-68. 2013
    ..aureus isolates recovered from outpatients, but eradication efforts were less successful in patients carrying a mupirocin-resistant S. aureus strain at baseline...
  47. pmc Effects of human immunodeficiency virus and metabolic complications on myocardial nutrient metabolism, blood flow, and oxygen consumption: a cross-sectional analysis
    W Todd Cade
    Program in Physical Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine, 4444 Forest Park Boulevard, St, Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 10:111. 2011
    ..We examined whether myocardial nutrient metabolism and left ventricular dysfunction are related to one another and worse in HIV infected men treated with cART vs. HIV-negative men with or without MC...
  48. ncbi request reprint Reporting and disclosing medical errors: pediatricians' attitudes and behaviors
    Jane Garbutt
    Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:179-85. 2007
    ..To characterize pediatricians' attitudes and experiences regarding communicating about errors with the hospital and patients' families...
  49. pmc Risk Factors Associated With Hookah Use
    Patricia A Cavazos-Rehg
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO
    Nicotine Tob Res 17:1482-90. 2015
    ..To help inform policy and preventive interventions, we used responses from a population survey of US adults to examine risk factors associated with hookah involvement...
  50. doi request reprint Medical error disclosure among pediatricians: choosing carefully what we might say to parents
    David J Loren
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:922-7. 2008
    ..To determine whether and how pediatricians would disclose serious medical errors to parents...
  51. ncbi request reprint Microcephaly: an epidemiologic analysis
    Melissa J Krauss
    Department of Community Health, St Louis University School of Public Health, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:1484-9; discussion 1489-90. 2003
    ..This study was conducted to identify all risk factors that are associated with microcephaly and to quantify the magnitude of risk that is associated with these factors...