CTS Student Publications


Leonberg-Yoo AK, Tighiouart H, Levey AS, Beck GJ, Sarnak MJ. 2016. Urine potassium excretion, kidney failure, and mortality in CKD. Am J Kidney Dis. Epub ahead of print. books

Leonberg-Yoo AK, Sarnak MJ.  2016. Don't pass the salt: Evidence to support avoidance of high salt intake in CKD.  Am J Kidney Dis. Epub ahead of print.  books

McGill RL, Ruthazer R, Lacson E Jr, Meyer KB, Miskulin DC, Weiner DE. 2016. Vascular imaging for hemodialysis vascular access planning. Hemodial Int. Epub ahead of print.  books

Paulus JK, Wessler BS, Lundquist C, Lai LL, Raman G, Lutz JS, Kent DM. 2016. Field synopsis of sex in clinical prediction models for cardiovascular disease. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 9: S8-S15.  books

Schoenfeld EM, Poronsky KE, Elia TR, Budhram GR, Garb JL, Mader TJ. 2016. Validity of STONE scores in younger patients presenting with suspected uncomplicated renal colic. Am J Emerg Med. 34: 230-234. books

Ullrich CK, Rodday AM, Bingen K, Kupst MJ, Patel SK, Syrjala KL, Harris LL, Recklitis CJ, Schwartz L, Davies S, Guinan EC, Chang G, Wolfe J, Parsons SK. 2016. Parent outlook: How parents view the road ahead as they embark on hematopoietic stem cell transplant for their child. Biol Blood Marrow Transpl. 22: 104-111.  books

Upshaw JN, Konstam MA, Klaveren Dv, Noubary F, Huggins GS, Kent DM. 2016. Multistate model to predict heart failure hospitalizations and all-cause mortality in outpatients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction: Model derivation and external validation. Circ Heart Fail. pii: e003146. books


Alkofide H, Huggins GS, Ruthazer R, Beshansky JR, Selker HP. 2015. Serum adiponectin levels in patients with acute coronary syndromes: Serial changes and relation to infarct size. Diab Vasc Dis Res. 12: 411-419.  books

Alkofide H, Huggins GS, Beshansky JR, Ruthazer R, Peter I, Ray M, Mukherjee JT, Selker HP. 2015. C-Reactive protein reactions to glucose-insulin-potassium infusion and relations to infarct size in patients with acute coronary syndromes. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 15: 163.  books

Al-Naamani N, Preston IR, Paulus JK, Hill NS, Roberts KE. 2015. Pulmonary arterial capacitance is an important predictor of mortality in heart failure with a preserved ejection fraction. JACC Heart Fail. 3: 467-474.  books

Bannuru RR, Kent DM, McAlindon TE. 2015. Pharmacologic interventions for knee osteoarthritis. Ann Intern Med. 162: 672. books

Bannuru RR, Schmid CH, Kent DM, Vaysbrot EE, Wong JB, McAlindon TE. 2015. Comparative effectiveness of pharmacologic interventions for knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review and network meta-analysis. Ann Intern Med. 162: 46-54. books

Ezzaty Mirhashemi M, Zintl A, Grant T, Lucy FE, Mulcahy G, De Waal T. 2015. Comparison of diagnostic techniques for the detection of Cryptosporidium oocysts in animal samples. Exp Parasitol. 151-152:14-20. books

Finnerty NM, Rodriguez RM, Carpenter CR, Sun BC, Theyyunni N, Ohle R, Dodd KW, Schoenfeld EM, ELM KD, Kline JA, Holmes JF, Kupperman N. 2015. Clinical Decision Rules for Diagnostic Imaging in the Emergency Department: A Research Agenda. Acad Emerg Med. 22: 1406-1416. Abstract in PubMed

Fisher K, Stefan M, Darling C, Lessard D, Goldberg RJ. 2015. Impact of COPD on the mortality and treatment of patients hospitalized with acute decompensated heart failure (The Worcester Heart Failure Study). Chest 147: 637-645.  books

Goepfert EJ, Mulé, CM, von Hahn E, Visco Z, Siegel M. 2015. Family system interventions for families of children with autism spectrum disorder. Child Adoles Psychiatr Clin N Am. 24: 571-583. books

Gooding HC, Rodday AM, Wong JB, Gillman MW, Lloyd-Jones DM, Leslie LK, de Ferranti SD. 2015. Application of pediatric and adult guidelines for treatment of lipid levels among US adolescents transitioning to young adulthood. JAMA Pediatr. 169: 569-574.  books

Heinze KE, Rodday AM, Nolan MT, Bingen K, Kupst MJ, Patel SK, Syrjala K, Harris L, Recklitis C, Schwartz L, Davies S, Guinan EC, Noll R, Chang G, Parsons SK. 2015. The impact of pediatric blood and marrow transplant on parents: introduction of the parent impact scale. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 13: 46.  books

Lerner D, Rogers WH, Chang H, Rodday AM, Greenhill A, Villagra VG, Antetomaso JR, Patel AA, Vo L. 2015. The health care and productivity costs of back and neck pain in a multi-employer sample of utility industry employees. J Occup Environ Med. 57: 32-43. books

Lindenauer PK, Stefan MS, Shieh MS, Pekow PS, Rothberg MB, Hill NS. 2015. Hospital patterns of mechanical ventilation for patients with exacerbations of COPD. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 12: 402-409. books

Loh KP, Stefan MS, Friderici J, Tan EK, Ogunneye O, Kleppel R, Stewart JA. 2015. Healthcare professionals' perceptions and knowledge of the USPSTF guidelines on breast self-examination. South Med J. 108: 459-462. books

McGill RL, Tsukahara T, Bhardwaj R, Kapetanos AT, Marcus RJ. 2015. Inpatient venous access practices: PICC culture and the kidney patient. J Vasc Access. 16: 206-210.   books

Mulé CM, Volpe RJ, Fefer S, Luiselli JK, Leslie LK. 2015. Comparative effectiveness of two sight-word reading interventions for a student with autism spectrum disorder. J Behav Educ., in press.

Nguyen JL, Link MS, Luttmann-Gibson H, Laden F, Schwartz J, Wessler BS, Mittleman MA, Gold DR, Dockery DW. 2015. Drier air, lower temperatures, and triggering of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. Epidemiology. 26: 374-80.  books

Nevers T, Salvador AM, Grodecki-Pena A, Knapp A, Velazquez F, Aronovitz M, Kapur NK, Karas RH, Blanton RM, Alcaide P. 2015. Left ventricular T dell recruitment contributes to the pathogenesis of heart failure. Circ Heart Fail. 8: 776-787.   books

Ogunneye O, Rothberg MB, Friderici J, Slawsky MT, Gadiraju VT, Stefan MS. 2015. The association between skilled nursing facility care quality and 30-day readmission rates after hospitalization for heart failure. Am J Med Qual. 30: 205-213. books

Pennarola BW, Rodday AM, Bingen K, Schwartz LA, Patel SK, Syrjala KL, Mayer DK, Ratichek SJ, Guinan EC, Kupst MJ, Hibbard JH, Parsons SK. 2015. Changing factors associated with parent activation after pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplant. Support Cancer Care 23: 1996-2006. books

Pruthi D, Khankin EV, Blanton RM, Aronovitz M, Burke SD, McCurley A, Karumanchi SA, Jaffe IZ. 2015. Exposure to experimental preeclampsia in mice enhances the vascular response to future injury. Hypertension. 65: 863-870.   books

Rodday AM, Parsons SK, Snyder F, Simon MA, Llanos AA, Warren-Mears V, Dudley D, Lee JH, Patierno SR, Markossian TW, Sanders M, Whitley EM, Freund KM. 2015. Impact of patient navigation in eliminating economic disparities in cancer care. Cancer 121: 4025-4034.  books

Rodday AM, Parsons SK, Mankiw C, Correll CU, Robb AS, Zima BT, Saunders TS, Leslie LK. 2015. Child and adolescent psychiatrists' reported monitoring behaviors for second-generation antipsychotics. J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 25: 351-361. books

Soares WE 3rd, Sohoni A, Hern HG, Wills CP, Alter HJ, Simon BC. 2015. Comparison of the multiple mini-interview with the traditional interview for U.S. emergency medicine residency applicants: a single-institution experience. Acad Med. 90: 76-81. books

Stefan MS, Au DH, Mularski RA, Krishnan JA, Naureckas ET, Carson SS, Godwin P, Priya A, Pekow PS, Lindenauer PK. 2015. Hospitalist attitudes toward the assessment and management of dyspnea in patients with acute cardiopulmonary diseases. J Hosp Med. 10: 724-730.  books

Stefan MS, Nathanson BH, Higgins TL, Steingrub JS, Lagu T, Rothberg MB, Lindenauer PK. 2015. Comparative effectiveness of noninvasive and invasive ventilation in critically ill patients with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Crit Care Med. 43: 1386-1394. books

Stefan MS, Jaber R, Lindenauer PK, Garb JL, Fitzgerald J, Rothberg MB. 2015. Death among patients hospitalized with pneumonia: implications for hospital outcome measures. JAMA Intern Med. 175(5):851-3.  books

Stefan MS, Shieh MS, Pekow PS, Hill N, Rothberg MB, Lindenauer PK. 2015. Trends in mechanical ventilation among patients hospitalized With acute exacerbations of COPD in the United States, 2001 to 2011. Chest. 147: 959-968. books

Terrin N, Rodday AM, Parsons SK. 2015. Joint models for predicting transplant-related mortality from quality of life data. Qual Life Res. 24: 31-39.  books

Thuppal SV, Karthik R, Abraham OC, Wanke CA, Mwamburi M, Terrin N, Cohen JT, Mathai D, Muliyil J, Kang G. 2015. Cost Estimation of First-Line Antiretroviral Therapy with Zidovudine/Stavudine as the Nucleoside Backbone in India: A Pilot Study. J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care. 14: 180-184.  books

Thuppal SV, Wanke CA, Noubary F, Cohen JT, Mwamburi M, Ooriapdickal AC, Muliyil J, Kang G, Varghese GM, Rupali P, Karthik R, Sathasivam R, Clarance P, Pulimood SA, Peter D, George L. 2015. Toxicity and clinical outcomes in patients with HIV on zidovudine and tenofovir based regimens: a retrospective cohort study. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 109: 379-385. books

Wessler BS, Kent DM, Thaler DE, Ruthazer R, Lutz JS, Serena J. 2015. The RoPE score and right-to-left shunt severity by transcranial Doppler in the CODICIA Study. Cerebrovasc Dis. 40: 52-58.  books

Wessler BS, Kent DM. 2015. Prevention of recurrent stroke in patients with patent foramen ovale. Neurol Clin. 33: 491-500.  books

Wessler BS, Kent DM. 2015. Controversies in cardioembolic stroke. Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med. 17: 358.  books

Wessler BS, Udelson JE. 2015. Neuronal dysfunction and medical therapy in heart failure: can an imaging biomarker help to "personalize" therapy? J Nuc Med Suppl. 4: 20S-24S.  books

Wessler BS, Lai Yh L, Kramer W, Cangelosi M, Raman G, Lutz JS, Kent DM. 2015. Clinical prediction models for dardiovascular disease: Tufts predictive analytics and comparative effectiveness clinical prediction nodel database. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 8: 368-375.  books

Zhang FF, Kelly MJ, Must A, Saltzman E, Parsons SK. 2015. Obesity is an important health problem in survivors of pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Pediatr Blood Cancer 62: 2058-2059.  books


Allison GM, Muldoon EG, Kent D, Paulus JK, Ruthazer R, Ren A, Snydman DR. 2014. Prediction model for 30-day hospital readmissions among patients discharged receiving outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT). Clin Infect Dis. 58: 812-819. books

Al-Naamani N, Roberts KE, Hill NS, Preston IR. 2014. Imatinib as rescue therapy in a patient with pulmonary hypertension associated with Gaucher disease. Chest. 146: e81-3. books

Bannuru RR, Flavin NE, Vaysbrot E, Harvey W, McAlindon T. 2014. High-energy extracorporeal shock-wave therapy for treating chronic calcific tendinitis of the shoulder: a systematic review. Ann Intern Med. 160: 542-549. books

Bannuru RR, Vaysbrot EE, Sullivan MC, McAlindon TE. 2014. Relative efficacy of hyaluronic acid in comparison with NSAIDs for knee osteoarthritis: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 43: 593-599. books

Bannuru RR, Vaysbrot EE, McIntyre LF. 2014. Did the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons osteoarthritis guidelines miss the mark? Arthroscopy. 30: 86-89.  books

Cangelosi MJ, Rodday AM, Saunders T, Cohen JT. 2014. Evaluation of the economic burden of diseases associated with poor nutrition status. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 38: 35S-41S. books

Drew DA, Lok CE. 2014. Strategies for planning the optimal dialysis access for an individual patient. Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens. 23: 314-320. books

Drew DA, Sarnak MJ. 2014. Ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke: High incidence in hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients. Am J Kidney Dis. 63: 457-458.  books

Drew DA, Tighiouart H, Scott TM, Lou KV, Fan L, Shaffi K, Weiner DE, J Sarnak M. 2014. FGF-23 and cognitive performance in hemodialysis patients. Hemodial Int. 18: 78-86.  Abstract in PubMed

Graham RJ, Rodday AM, Parsons SK. 2014. Family-centered assessment and function for children with chronic mechanical respiratory support. J Pediatr Health Care. 28: 295-304.  books

Hayek M, Mackie TI, Mulé CM, Bellonci C, Hyde J, Bakan JS, Leslie LK. 2014. A multi-state study on mental health evaluation for children entering foster care. Adm Policy Ment Health. 41: 552-567. books

Kapur NK, Upshaw J, Kiernan MS, Pham DT. 2014. Left ventricular assist device thrombosis presenting as an acute coronary syndrome. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 147: e72-73.  books

Kelly MJ, Trikalinos TA, Dahabreh IJ, Gianferante M, Parsons SK. 2014. Cranial radiation for pediatric T-lineage acute lymphoblastic leukemia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Am J Heamtol. 89: 992-997. books

Kelly MJ, Horan JT, Alonzo TA, Eapen M, Gerbing RB, He W, Lange BJ, Parsons SK, Woods WG.2014. Comparable survival for pediatric acute myeloid leukemia with poor-risk cytogenetics following chemotherapy, matched related donor, or unrelated donor transplantation. Pediatr Blood Cancer 61: 269-275.  books

Lagu T, Stefan MS, Haessler S, Higgins TL, Rothberg MB, Nathanson BH, Hannon NS, Steingrub JS, Lindenauer PK. 2014. The impact of hospital-onset Clostridium difficile infection on outcomes of hospitalized patients with sepsis. J Hosp Med. 9: 411-417. books

Lee SY, Friderici J, Stefan MS, Rothberg MB. 2014. Impact of the 2008 U.S. Preventative Services Task Force recommendation on frequency of prostate-specific antigen screening in older men. J Am Geriatr Soc. 62: 1912-1915.  books

Leyenaar JK, Shieh MS, Lagu T, Pekow PS, Lindenauer PK. 2014. Comparative effectiveness of ceftriaxone in combination with a macrolide compared with deftriaxone alone for pediatric patients hospitalized with community acquired pneumonia. Pediatr Infect Dis. 33: 387-392.  books

Lindenauer PK, Stefan MS, Shieh MS, Pekow PS, Rothberg MB, Hill NS. 2014. Outcomes associated with invasive and noninvasive ventilation among patients hospitalized with exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. JAMA Intern Med. 174: 1982-1993. books

Lindenauer PK, Shieh MS, Pekow PS, Stefan MS. 2014. Use and outcomes associated with long-acting bronchodilators among patients hospitalized for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 11: 1186-1194. books

Lindenauer PK, Stefan MS, Johnson KG, Priya A, Pekow PS, Rothberg MB. 2014. Prevalence, treatment, and outcomes associated with OSA among patients hospitalized with pneumonia. Chest 145: 1032-1038. books

Lindenauer PK, Shieh MS, Pekow P, Stefan MS. 2014. Reply: long-acting bronchodilators in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: still more to know. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 11: 1505. books

Linder D, Mueller M. 2014. Pet obesity management: beyond nutrition. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 44: 789-806.  books

Mader TJ, Nathanson BH, Soares WE 3rd, Coute RA, McNally BF. 2014. Comparative effectiveness of therapeutic hypothermia after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: Insight from a large data registry. Ther Hypothermia Temp Manag. 4: 21-31.   books

McAlindon TE, Bannuru RR, Sullivan MC, Arden NK, Berenbaum F, Bierma-Zeinstra SM, Hawker GA, Henrotin Y, Hunter DJ, Kawaguchi H, Kwoh K, Lohmander S, Rannou F, Roos EM, Underwood M. 2014. OARSI guidelines for the non-surgical management of knee osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis Cartilage 22: 890-891.  books

Paul S, Sebehr GJ, Weinstein B, Roper J. 2014. Co-occurrence of idiopathic granulomatous hepatitis and primary biliary cirrhosis. Dig Dis Sci. 59(11):2831-5. books

Paul S, Wand M, Emerick GT, Richter JM. 2014. The role of lantanoprost in an inflammatory bowel disease flare. Gastroenterol Rep (Oxf) 2(3):232-4. books

Paul S, Sebehr GJ, Allison HA. 2014. Abnormal liver function tests in the third trimester: A diagnostic dilemma. Acute catty liver of pregnancy. Gastroenterol. 146: 910,1136. books

Raghunathan K, Shaw A, Nathanson B, Stürmer T, Brookhart A, Stefan MS, Setoguchi S, Beadles C, Lindenauer PK. 2014. Association between the choice of IV crystalloid and in-hospital mortality among critically ill adults with sepsis. Crit Care Med. 42: 1585-1591. books

Rodday AM, Parsons SK, Correll CU, Robb AS, Zima BT, Saunders TS, Leslie LK. 2014. Child and adolescent psychiatrists' attitudes and practices prescribing second generation antipsychotics. J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 24: 90-93. books

Schoels MM, Braun J, Dougados M, Emery P, Fitzgerald O, Kavanaugh A, Kvien TK, Landewé R, Luger T, Mease P, Olivieri I, Reveille J, Ritchlin C, Rudwaleit M, Sieper J, Smolen JS, Wit MD, van der Heijde D. 2014. Treating axial and peripheral spondyloarthritis, including psoriatic arthritis, to target: results of a systematic literature search to support an international treat-to-target recommendation in spondyloarthritis. Ann Rheum Dis. 73: 238-242.  books

Sullivan MC, Manning E, Bannuru RR. 2014. Yoga for Rheumatic Conditions: Potential Physical, Cognitive and Affective Advantages. J Yoga Phys Ther. 4: 160. books

Zhang FF, Rodday AM, Kelly MJ, Must A, Macpherson C, Roberts SB, Saltzman E, Parsons SK. 2014. Predictors of being overweight or obese in survivors of pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Pediatr Blood Cancers 61: 1263-1269. books


Ceglia L, Rivas DA, Pojednic RM, Price LL, Harris SS, Smith D, Fielding RA, Dawson-Hughes B.2013. Effects of alkali supplementation and vitamin D insufficiency on rat skeletal muscle. Endocrine 98: E1927-E1935. books

Cossor FI, Adams-Campbell LL, Chlebowski RT, Gunter MJ, Johnson K, Martell RE, McTiernan A, Simon MS, Rohan T, Wallace RB, Paulus JK. 2013. Diabetes, metformin use, and colorectal cancer survival in postmenopausal women. Cancer Epidemiol. 37: 742-749. books

Dahabreh IJ, Schmid CH, Lau J, Varvarigou V, Murray S, Trikalinos TA 2013. Genotype misclassification in genetic association studies of the rs1042522 TP53 (Arg72Pro) polymorphism: a systematic review of studies of breast, lung, colorectal, ovarian, and endometrial cancer. Am J Epidemiol. 177: 1317-1325. books

Drew DA, Tighiouart H, Scott TM, Lou KV, Shaffi K, Weiner DE, Sarnak MJ. 2013. Cognitive performance before and during hemodialysis: A randomized cross-over trial. Nephron Clin Pract. 124: 151-158. books

Drew DA, Bhadelia R, Tighiouart H, Novak V, Scott TM, Lou KV, Shaffi K, Weiner DE, Sarnak MJ. 2013. Anatomic brain disease in hemodialysis patients: a cross-sectional study. Am J Kidney Dis. 61: 271-278. Abstract in PubMed

Koulouridis I, Alfayez M, Trikalinos TA, Balk EM, Jaber BL. 2013. Dose of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents and adverse outcomes in CKD: a metaregression analysis. Am J Kideny Dis. 61: 44-56.  books

Koulouridis I, Alfayez M, Tighiouart H, Madias NE, Kent DM, Paulus JK, Jaber BL. 2013. Out-of-hospital use of proton pump inhibitors and hypomagnesemia at hospital admission: A nested case-control study. Am J Kidney Dis. 62: 730-737. books

Lee JW, McElrath T, Chen M, Wallace DK, Allred EN, Leviton A, Dammann O. 2013. Pregnancy disorders appear to modify the risk for retinopathy of prematurity associated with neonatal hyperoxemia and bacteremia. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 26: 811-818.  books

Lee YJ, Harvey WF, Price LL, Paulus JK, Dawson-Hughes B, McAlindon TE.2013. Relationship of bone mineral density to progression of knee osteoarthritis. Athritis Rheum. 65: 1541-1546.  books

Lerner D, Rodday AM, Cohen JT, Rogers WH. 2013. A systematic review of the evidence concerning the economic impact of employee-focused health promotion and wellness programs. J Occup Environ Med. 55: 209-222. books

McAlindon T, LaValley M, Schneider E, Nuite M, Lee JY, Price LL, Lo G, Dawson-Hughes B. 2013. Effect of vitamin D supplementation on progression of knee pain and cartilage volume loss in patients with symptomatic osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA 309: 155-162.  books

Muldoon EG, Epstein L, Logvinenko T, Murray S, Doron SI, Snydman DR. 2013. The impact of cefepime as first line therapy for neutropenic fever on Clostridium difficile rates among hematology and oncology patients. Anaerobe 24: 79-81. books

Rosenberg A, Mathew P. 2013. Imatinib and prostate cancer: lessons learned from targeting the platelet-derived growth factor receptor. Expert Opin Investig Drugs. 22: 787-794. books

Rodday AM, Terrin N, Chang G, Parsons SK. 2013. Performance of the parent emotional functioning (PREMO) screener in parents of children undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Qual Life Res. 22: 1427-1433. books

Rodday AM, Terrin N, Parsons SK; Journeys to Recovery Study; HSCT-CHESS™ Study. 2013. Measuring global health-related quality of life in children undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplant: a longitudinal study. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 11: 26.  books

Shaffi K, Tighiouart H, Scott T, Lou K, Drew D, Weiner D, Sarnak M. 2013. Low 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels and cognitive impairment in hemodialysis patients. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 8: 979-986.  books

Stefan MS, Lindenauer PK. 2013. Response. Chest. 144: 716-7. books

Stefan MS, Pekow PS, Nsa W, Priya A, Miller LE, Bratzler DW, Rothberg MB, Goldberg RJ, Baus K, Lindenauer PK. 2013. Hospital performance measures and 30-day readmission rates. J Gen Intern Med. 28: 377-85.  books

Stefan MS, Rothberg MB, Shieh MS, Pekow PS, Lindenauer PK. 2013. Association between antibiotic treatment and outcomes in patients hospitalized with acute exacerbation of COPD treated with systemic steroids. Chest. 143: 82-90. books

Stefan MS, Shieh MS, Pekow PS, Rothberg MB, Steingrub JS, Lagu T, Lindenauer PK. 2013. Epidemiology and outcomes of acute respiratory failure in the United States, 2001 to 2009: a national survey. J Hosp Med. 8: 76-82.  books

Upshaw J, Kiernan MS. 2013. Preoperative cardiac risk assessment for noncardiac surgery in patients with heart failure. Curr Heart Fail Rep. 10: 147-156.  books

Viswanathan G, Sarnak MJ, Tighiouart H, Muntner P, Inker LA. 2013. The association of chronic kidney disease complications by albuminuria and glomerular filtration rate: a cross-sectional analysis. Clin Nephrol. 80: 29-39. books

Vöhringer PA, Jimenez MI, Igor MA, Forés GA, Correa MO, Sullivan MC, Holtzman NS, Whitham EA, Barroilhet SA, Alvear K, Logvinenko T, Kent DM, Ghaemi SN. 2013. A clinical predictive score for mood disorder risk in low-income primary care settings. J Affect Disord. 151: 1125-1131.  books

Weston A, Epstein L, Davidson LE, Demaria A Jr, Doron S. 2013. The impact of a Massachusetts state-sponsored educational program on antimicrobial stewardship in acute care hospitals. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 34: 437-439. books


Dahabreh IJ, Sheldrick RC, Paulus JK, Chung M, Varvarigou V, Jafri H, Rassen JA, Trikalinos TA, Kitsios GD. 2012. Do observational studies using propensity score methods agree with randomized trials? A systematic comparison of studies on acute coronary syndromes. Eur J Heart 15: 1893-1901. books

Kelly MJ, Pennarola BW, Rodday AM, Parsons SK; Journeys to Recovery Study, HSCT-CHESS™ Study. 2012. Health-related quality of life (HRQL) in children with sickle cell disease and thalassemia following hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT). Pediatr Blood Cancer 59: 725-731. books

Lee JW, SilfaMazara F, Olivier A, McCabe F, Rivera L, Martin RN, Davis JM. 2012. Retinopathy of prematurity in the Dominican Republic: challenges to screening and prevention. Am J Perionatol. 29: 801-806. books

Leslie LK, Cohen JT, Newburger JW, Alexander ME, Wong JB, Sherwin ED, Rodday AM, Parsons SK, Triedman JK. 2012. Costs and benefits of targeted screening for causes of sudden cardiac death in children and adolescents. Circulation. 125: 2621-2629. books

Leslie LK, Rodday AM, Saunders TS, Cohen JT, Wong JB, Sheldrick RC, Parsons SK. 2012. Survey of United States child and adolescent psychiatrists' cardiac screening practices prior to starting patients on stimulants. J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 22: 375-384.  books

Leslie LK, Rodday AM, Saunders TS, Cohen JT, Wong JB, Parsons SK. 2012. Cardiac screening prior to stimulant treatment of ADHD: a survey of US-based pediatricians. Pediatrics. 129: 222-230.  books

McAlindon TE, Bannuru RR. 2012. Osteoarthritis: Is viscosupplementation really so unsafe for knee OA? Nat Rev Rheumatol. 8: 635-636.  books

McAlindon T, Kissin E, Nazarian L, Ranganath V, Prakash S, Taylor M, Bannuru RR, Srinivasan S, Gogia M, McMahon MA, Grossman J, Kafaja S, FitzGerald J. 2012. American College of Rheumatology report on reasonable use of musculoskeletal ultrasonography in rheumatology clinical practice. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 64: 1625-1640. books

Padala S, Tighiouart H, Inker LA, Contreras G, Beck GJ, Lewis J, Steffes M, Rodby RA, Schmid CH, Levey AS. 2012. Accuracy of a GFR estimating equation over time in people with a wide range of kidney function. Am J Kideny Dis. 60: 217-224. books

Pelajo CF, Lopez-Benitez JM, Kent DM, Price LL, Miller LC, Dawson-Hughes B. 2012. 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels and juvenile idiopathic arthritis: is there an association with disease activity? Rheumatol Int.32: 3923-3929. books

Pennarola BW, Rodday AM, Mayer DK, Ratichek SJ, Davies SM, Syrjala KL, Patel S, Bingen K, Kupst MJ, Schwartz L, Guinan EC, Hibbard JH, Parsons SK; HSCT-CHESS Study. 2012. Factors associated with parental activation in pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplant. Med Care Res Rev. 69: 194-214. books

Pittas AG, Nelson J, Mitri J, Hillmann W, Garganta C, Nathan DM, Hu FB, Dawson-Hughes B; Diabetes Prevention Program Research Group. 2012. Plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D and progression to diabetes in patients at risk for diabetes: An ancillary analysis in the Diabetes Prevention Program. Diabetes Care 35: 565-573. books

Rodday AM, Pedowitz EJ, Mayer DK, Ratichek SJ, Given CW, Parsons SK; HSCT-CHESS Study. 2012. Parental caregiving of children prior to hematopoietic stem cell transplant. Res Nurs Health. 35: 328-339.  books

Rodday AM, Terrin N, Chang G, Parsons SK. 2012. Performance of the parent emotional functioning (PREMO) screener in parents of children undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Qual Life Res. 22: 1427-1433. books

Rodday AM, Triedman JK, Alexander ME, Cohen JT, Ip S, Newburger JW, Parsons SK, Trikalinos TA, Wong JB, Leslie LK. 2012. Electrocardiogram screening for disorders that cause sudden cardiac death in asymptomatic children: a meta-analysis. Pediatrics. 129: e999-1010. books

Rubin CL, Martinez LS, Chu J, Hacker K, Brugge D, Pirie A, Allukian N, Rodday AM, Leslie LK. 2012. Community-engaged pedagogy: a strengths-based approach to involving diverse stakeholders in research partnerships. Prog Community Health Partnersh. 6: 481-490.  books

Schoels M, Aletaha D, Smolen JS, Wong JB. 2012. Comparative effectiveness and safety of biological treatment options after tumour necrosis factor α inhibitor failure in rheumatoid arthritis: systematic review and indirect pairwise meta-analysis. Ann Rheum Dis. 71: 1303-1308. books

Sheldrick RC, Leslie LK, Rodday AM, Parsons SK, Saunders TS, Wong JB. 2012. Variations in physician attitudes regarding ADHD and their association with prescribing practices. J Atten Disord. 19: 569-577. books

Stefan MS, Bannuru RR, Lessard D, Gore JM, Lindenauer PK, Goldberg RJ. 2012. The impact of COPD on management and outcomes of patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction: a 10-year retrospective observational study. Chest. 141: 1441-1448.  books

Stefan MS, Rothberg MB, Priya A, Pekow PS, Au DH, Lindenauer PK. 2012. Association between β-blocker therapy and outcomes in patients hospitalised with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive lung disease with underlying ischaemic heart disease, heart failure or hypertension. Thorax. 67: 977-984. books

Terrin N, Rodday AM, Tighiouart H, Chang G, Parsons SK; Journeys to Recovery Study. 2012. Parental emotional functioning declines with occurrence of clinical complications in pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplant. Support Care Cancer. 21: 687-695. books

Vöhringer PA, Whitham EA, Thommi SB, Holtzman NS, Khrad H, Ghaemi SN. 2012. Affective temperaments in clinical practice: a validation study in mood disorders. J Affect Disord. 136: 577-580. books

Wright S, Weiner DE. 2012. Oral nutritional supplement use in dialysis patients: full speed ahead? Am J Kidney Dis. 60: 507-509. books


Allison GM, Rogers KA, Borad A, Ahmed S, Karim MM, Kane AV, Hibberd PL, Naumova EN, Calderwood SB, Ryan ET, Khan WA, Ward HD. 2011. Antibody responses to the immunodominant Cryptosporidium gp15 antigen and gp15 polymorphisms in a case-control study of cryptosporidiosis in children in Bangladesh. Am J Trop Hyg. 85: 97-104. books

Bannuru RR, Dvorak T, Obadan N, Yu WW, Patel K, Chung M, Ip S. 2011. Comparative evaluation of radiation treatments for clinically localized prostate cancer: an updated systematic review. Ann Intern Med. 155: 171-178. books

Bannuru RR, Natov NS, Dasi UR, Schmid CH, McAlindon TE. 2011. Therapeutic trajectory following intra-articular hyaluronic acid injection in knee osteoarthritis--meta-analysis. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 19: 611-619.  books

Carey KM, Cross JE, Silva MA, Stefan MS, Rothberg MB. 2011. Pharmacy student impact on inappropriate prescribing of acid suppressive therapy. Am J Pharm Educ. 75: 175. books

Dahabreh IJ, Paulus JK. 2011. Association of episodic physical and sexual activity with triggering of acute cardiac events: systematic review and meta-analysis. JAMA 305: 1225-1233. books

Dahabreh IJ, Kent DM. 2011. Index event bias as an explanation for the paradoxes of recurrence risk research. JAMA 305: 822-823. books

Driban JB, Lo GH, Lee JY, Ward RJ, Miller E, Pang J, Price LL, McAlindon TE. 2011. Quantitative bone marrow lesion size in osteoarthritic knees correlates with cartilage damage and predicts longitudinal cartilage loss. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 12: 217.  books

Deo A, Schmid CH, Earley A, Lau J, Uhlig K. 2011. Loss to analysis in randomized controlled trials in CKD. Am J Kidney Disord. 58: 349-355. books

Mitri J, Dawson-Hughes B, Hu FB, Pittas AG 2011. Effects of vitamin D and calcium supplementation on pancreatic β cell function, insulin sensitivity, and glycemia in adults at high risk of diabetes: the Calcium and Vitamin D for Diabetes Mellitus (CaDDM) randomized controlled trial. Am J Clin Nutr. 94: 486-494. books

Pelajo CF, Lopez-Benitez JM, Miller LC. 2011. 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels and vitamin D deficiency in children with rheumatologic disorders and controls. J Rheumatol. 39: 2000-2004. books

Saleem AM, Paulus JK, Shapter AP, Baxter NN, Roberts PL, Ricciardi R. 2011. Risk of anal cancer in a cohort with human papillomavirus-related gynecologic neoplasm. Obstet Gynecol. 117: 643-649.  books Erratum in Obstet Gynecol. 2013 121: 881.

Stefan MS, Belforti RK, Langlois G, Rothberg MB. 2011. A simulation-based program to train medical residents to lead and perform advanced cardiovascular life support. Hosp Pract (1995). 39: 63-69.  books

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