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Truth or Consequences: The Intertemporal Consistency of Adolescent Self-report on the Youth Risk Behavior Survey

Articles of Interest: June 12, 2009

A weekly compilation of articles appearing in recently released journals and newsletters, including articles funded by AHRQ or authored by AHRQ researchers, mentioning or discussing AHRQ staff, activities, and publications/products, or other research using AHRQ data or products.

This weekly compilation of articles appearing in recently released journals and newsletters includes:

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  • Other research using AHRQ data or products.

AHRQ-Funded/Authored Articles

American Journal of Epidemiology
Rosenbaum JE. Truth or consequences: the intertemporal consistency of adolescent self-report on the Youth Risk Behavior Survey. Am J Epidemiol 2009 Jun 1; 169(11):1388-97. [Supported in part by grant T32 HS00060-12.] Select to access the abstract.

Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Resnik L, Plow MA. Measuring participation as defined by the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health: an evaluation of existing measures. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2009 May; 90(5):856-66. [Supported in part by grant HS00011-22.] Select to access the abstract.

Clinical Pediatrics
Teufel RJ 2nd, Kazley AS, Basco WT Jr. Early adopters of computerized physician order entry in hospitals that care for children: a picture of US health care shortly after the Institute of Medicine reports on quality. Clin Pediatr 2009 May; 48(4):389-96. [Supported by grant K08 HS15679 (to third author).] Select to access the abstract.

Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety
Fine AM, Kalish LA, Forbes P, Goldmann D, Mandl KD, Porter SC. Parent-driven technology for decision support in pediatric emergency care. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 2009 Jun; 35(6):307-15. [Supported by grant R01 HS14947 (to last author).]

Health Affairs
Selden TM, Kenney GM, Pantell MS, et al. Cost sharing in Medicaid and CHIP: how does it affect out-of-pocket spending? Health Aff 2009 Jun 2 (Epub):w607-w619. [First author is an economist in AHRQ's Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends; uses and cites 2003-2004 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) Household Component (HC) data.] Select to access the abstract.

Medical Care
Machlin S, Cohen J, Elixhauser A, Beauregard K, Steiner C. Sensitivity of household reported medical conditions in the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey. Med Care 2009 Jun; 47(6):618-25. [First, second, and third authors are researchers and Deputy Director, Survey Operations in AHRQ's Center for Financing, Access, and Costs Trends, respectfully, and third and fifth authors are researchers in AHRQ's Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets; uses and cites 2006 MEPS data, MEPS-HC, and MEPS Medical Provider Component (MEPS-MPC); cites Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) Web site.] Select to access the abstract.

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Facco F, You W, Grobman W. Genetic thrombophilias and intrauterine growth restriction: a meta-analysis. Obstet Gynecol 2009 Jun; 113(6):1206-16. [Supported in part by National Research Service Award grant T32 HS00078-11 (to second author).] Select to access the abstract.

Pediatrics
Elliott DJ, Zaoutis TE, Troxel AB, et al. Empiric antimicrobial therapy for pediatric skin and soft-tissue infections in the era of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Pediatrics 2009 Jun; 123(6):e959-e966. [Supported in part by Centers for Education and Research on Therapeutics cooperative agreement grant HS10399.] Select to access the abstract.

McConnochie KM, Wood NE, Herendeen NE, et al. Acute illness care patterns change with use of telemedicine. Pediatrics 2009 Jun; 123(6):e989-e995. [Supported in part by grant R01 HS15165.] Select to access the abstract.

AHRQ-Related Articles

American Journal of Nursing
Northam S. Conflict in the workplace: part 1. Am J Nurs 2009 Jun; 109(6):70-3. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Knaus et al. (Ann Intern Med, 1986).]

Archives of Internal Medicine
Diamond GA, Kaul S, Boden WE. A 300-year-old solution to the health care crisis. Arch Intern Med 2009 Jun 8; 169(11):1019-21. [Cites MEPS statistical brief, The Five Most Costly Conditions, 2000 and 2004: Estimates for the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2007, as published on AHRQ Web site.]

Ku E, Park J, Vidhun J, et al. The hazards of dual renin-angiotensin blockade in chronic kidney disease. Arch Intern Med 2009 Jun 8; 169(11):1015-1018. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Basile et al. (J Clin Hypertens, 2004) and Ioannidis et al. (JAMA, 2001).]

Chen AH, Yee HF Jr. Improving the primary care-specialty care interface: getting from here to there. Arch Intern Med 2009 Jun 8; 169(11):1024-6. [Cites Consumer Bill of Rights and Responsibilities on President's Advisory Commission on Consumer Protection and Quality in the Health Care Industry (previously supported by AHRQ) Web site.]

Forrest CB. A typology of specialists' clinical roles. Arch Intern Med 2009 Jun 8; 169(11):1062-8. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Ayanian et al. (N Engl J Med, 2002); cites AHRQ-authored article by Franks, Clancy (AHRQ director), and Nutting (N Engl J Med, 1992); cites Evidence Report/Technology Assessments, Effectiveness of Continuing Medical Education, 2007, and Costs and Benefits of Health Information Technology, 2006.]

Jolobe OM. Eligibility criteria for beta-blockade might have to be taken into account. Arch Intern Med 2009 Jun 8; 169(11):1077-8; author reply 1078. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Kramer et al. (Arch Intern Med, 2008).]

Whittle J. Conflicts of interest need to be reported reliably. Arch Intern Med 2009 Jun 8; 169(11):1078-9; author reply 1079. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Kramer et al. (Arch Intern Med, 2008).]

BMJ
Moons KG, Royston P, Vergouwe Y, et al. Prognosis and prognostic research: what, why, and how? BMJ 2009 May 30; 338(7706):1317-20. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Knaus et al. (Chest, 1991), Kawamoto et al. (BMJ, 2005), and Justice, Covinsky, and Berlin (Ann Intern Med, 1999).] Select to access the abstract.

Moons KG, Altman DG, Vergouwe Y, et al. Prognosis and prognostic research: application and impact of prognostic models in clinical practice. BMJ 2009 Jun 4; 338:b606. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Knaus et al. (Chest, 1991), Kawamoto et al. (BMJ, 2005), and Justice, Covinsky, and Berlin (Ann Intern Med, 1999).]

Canadian Medical Association Journal
Zwarenstein M, Treweek S. What kind of randomized trials do we need? CMAJ 2009 May 12; 180(10):998-1000. [Cites AHRQ-authored article by Tunis, Stryer, and Clancy (AHRQ director) (JAMA, 2003).]

Matlow AG, Morris SK. Control of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the office and clinic. CMAJ 2009 May 12; 180(10):1021-4. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Stelfox et al. (JAMA, 2003).]

Thorpe KE, Zwarenstein M, Oxman AD, et al. A pragmatic-explanatory continuum indicator summary (PRECIS): a tool to help trial designers. CMAJ 2009 May 12; 180(10):E47-E57. [Cites AHRQ-authored article by Tunis, Stryer, and Clancy (AHRQ director) (JAMA, 2003).]

Evaluation and the Health Professions
Avery GH, Zabriskie-Timmerman J. The impact of federal bioterrorism funding programs on local health department preparedness activities. Eval Health Prof 2009 Jun; 32(2):95-127. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Akins et al. (Disaster Manag Response, 2005).] Select to access the abstract.

Weng HC. A multisource and repeated measure approach to assessing patient--physician relationship and patient satisfaction. Eval Health Prof 2009 Jun; 32(2):128-43. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Ambady et al. (Surgery, 2002) and Levinson et al. (Patient Educ Couns, 2006).] Select to access the abstract.

Dozier AM, Ossip DJ, Diaz S, et al. Health care workers in the Dominican Republic: self-perceived role in smoking cessation. Eval Health Prof 2009 Jun; 32(2):144-64. [Cites guidelines Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence, 2000, and Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update, 2008.] Select to access the abstract.

Gerontologist
Clarke P. Understanding the experience of stroke: a mixed-method research agenda. Gerontologist 2009 Jun; 49(3):293-302. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Wilson et al. (JAMA, 1995).] Select to access the abstract.

Ferraro KF, Shippee TP. Aging and cumulative inequality: how does inequality get under the skin? Gerontologist 2009 Jun; 49(3):333-43. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Forrest et al. (Health Aff, 2004).] Select to access the abstract.

Liu SY, Lapane KL. Residential modifications and decline in physical function among community-dwelling older adults. Gerontologist 2009 Jun; 49(3):344-54. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Mor et al. (Am J Public Health, 1994).] Select to access the abstract.

Korn L, Logsdon RG, Polissar NL, et al. A randomized trial of a CAM therapy for stress reduction in American Indian and Alaskan Native family caregivers. Gerontologist 2009 Jun; 49(3):368-77. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Beals et al. (J Clin Epidemiol, 2006), Covinsky et al. (J Gen Intern Med, 2003), and Manson et al. (Am J Public Health, 2005).] Select to access the abstract.

Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
Boyce JM. New approaches to decontamination of rooms after patients are discharged. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2009 Jun; 30(6):515-17. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Drees et al. (Clin Infect Dis, 2008).]

Campbell RJ, Giljahn L, Machesky K, et al. Clostridium difficile infection in Ohio hospitals and nursing homes during 2006. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2009 Jun; 30(6):526-33. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Pronovost et al. (N Engl J Med, 2006).] Select to access the abstract.

Pakyz AL, Gurgle HE, Ibrahim OM, et al. Trends in antibacterial use in hospitalized pediatric patients in United States academic health centers. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2009 Jun; 30(6):600-3. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Linder et al. (JAMA, 2005) and Stille et al. (Pediatrics, 2004).] Select to access the abstract.

JAMA
Raff GL, Chinnaiyan KM, Share DA, et al. Radiation dose from cardiac computed tomography before and after implementation of radiation dose-reduction techniques. JAMA 2009 Jun 10; 301(22):2340-8. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Pronovost et al. (J Crit Care, 2008).] Select to access the abstract.

Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety
Castle NG. Consumers' use of Internet-based nursing home report cards. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 2009 Jun; 35(6):316-323. [Cites article by Levine et al. (Health Serv Res, 2005) using Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS®) data.]

Elnour AA, Ahmed AD, Yousif MAE, et al. Awareness and reporting of adverse drug reactions among health care professionals in Sudan. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 2009 Jun; 35(6):324-9. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Bates et al. (Arch Intern Med, 1999, and JAMA, 1995).]

Journal of Clinical Epidemiology
Tricco AC, Pham B, Brehaut J, et al. An international survey indicated that unpublished systematic reviews exist. J Clin Epidemiol 2009 Jun; 62(6):617-23.e5. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Dickersin et al. (Control Clin Trials, 1987, and JAMA, 1992).] Select to access the abstract.

Jordan JE, Haynes K, Livingston JA, et al. Comparison of the pre-post and transition question assessments in a health education setting. J Clin Epidemiol 2009 Jun; 62(6):642-9. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Lorig et al. (Med Care, 1999) and Sprangers et al. (Soc Sci Med, 1999).] Select to access the abstract.

Couris CM, Polazzi S, Olive F, et al. Breast cancer incidence using administrative data: correction with sensitivity and specificity. J Clin Epidemiol 2009 Jun; 62(6):660-6. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by McClish et al. (Am J Epidemiol, 1997).] Select to access the abstract.

Medical Care
Sales AE. Comorbidities, frailty, and "pay-off time". Med Care 2009 Jun; 47(6):607-9. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Carey et al. (J Am Geriatr Soc, 2008).]

Makowsky MJ, Koshman SL, Midodzi WK, et al. Capturing outcomes of clinical activities performed by a rounding pharmacist practicing in a team environment: the COLLABORATE study [NCT00351676]. Med Care 2009 Jun; 47(6):642-50. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Asch et al. (Ann Intern Med, 2004).] Select to access the abstract.

Wallace SP, Mendez-Luck C, Castañeda X. Heading south: why Mexican immigrants in California seek health services in Mexico. Med Care 2009 Jun; 47(6):662-9. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Lara et al. (Annu Rev Public Health, 2005); cites AHRQ-authored article by Berdahl, Kirby (researchers in AHRQ's Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends), and Stone RAT (Med Care, 2007).] Select to access the abstract.

Kramer BJ, Wang M, Jouldjian S, et al. Veterans Health Administration and Indian Health Service: healthcare utilization by Indian Health Service enrollees. Med Care 2009 Jun; 47(6):670-6. [Cites MEPS publication, Use of Health Care: Findings from the SIAN and the Household Survey, 1993.] Select to access the abstract.

Meredith LS, Stein BD, Paddock SM, et al. Perceived barriers to treatment for adolescent depression. Med Care 2009 Jun; 47(6):677-85. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Asarnow et al. (J Adolesc Health, 2005, J Child Clin Psychol, 2001, and JAMA, 2005), Wells et al. (JAMA, 2000), Schoenbaum et al. (JAMA, 2001), and others.] Select to access the abstract.

Meredith LS, Eisenman DP, Green BL, et al. System factors affect the recognition and management of posttraumatic stress disorder by primary care clinicians. Med Care 2009 Jun; 47(6):686-94. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Shortell et al. (Health Care Manage Rev, 2000) and Meredith et al. (Arch Fam Med, 1994) and (J Gen Intern Med, 2000).] Select to access the abstract.

Perez VH, Fang H, Inkelas M, et al. Access to and utilization of health care by subgroups of Latino children. Med Care 2009 Jun; 47(6):695-9. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Lara et al. (Pediatrics, 2006), Morales et al. (J Health Care Poor Underserved, 2002), Guendelman et al. (Matern Child Health J, 2005), and others.] Select to access the abstract.

Duru OK, Gerzoff RB, Selby JV, et al. Identifying risk factors for racial disparities in diabetes outcomes: the translating research into action for diabetes study. Med Care 2009 Jun; 47(6):700-6. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Schneider et al. (JAMA, 2002), Trivedi et al. (N Engl J Med, 2005, and JAMA, 2006), and Stewart et al. (Milbank Q, 1999).] Select to access the abstract.

Bailey SC, Pandit AU, Curtis L, et al. Availability of Spanish prescription labels: a multi-state pharmacy survey. Med Care 2009 Jun; 47(6):707-10. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Sleath et al. (Med Care, 1999).] Select to access the abstract.

Medical Clinics of North America
Kannel WB. Hypertension: reflections on risks and prognostication. Med Clin North Am 2009 May; 93(3):541-58. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Liszka et al. (Ann Fam Med, 2005).] Select to access the abstract.

Krousel-Wood MA, Muntner P, Islam T, et al. Barriers to and determinants of medication adherence in hypertension management: perspective of the cohort study of medication adherence among older adults. Med Clin North Am 2009 May; 93(3):753-69. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Deyo et al. (J Clin Epidemiol, 1992), Hyre et al. (J Clin Hypertens, 2007), Steinman et al. (J Gen Intern Med, 2001), and others.] Select to access the abstract.

New EnglandJournal of Medicine
Bolla M, de Reijke TM, Van Tienhoven G, et al. Duration of androgen suppression in the treatment of prostate cancer. N Engl J Med 2009 Jun 11; 360(24):2516-27. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Shahinian et al. (N Engl J Med, 2005).] Select to access the abstract.

Matok I, Gorodischer R, Koren G, et al. The safety of metoclopramide use in the first trimester of pregnancy. N Engl J Med 2009 Jun 11; 360(24):2528-35. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Ray et al. (Am J Epidemiol, 1989) and West et al. (Am J Epidemiol, 1995).] Select to access the abstract.

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Lipkind HS, Duzyj C, Rosenberg TJ, et al. Disparities in cesarean delivery rates and associated adverse neonatal outcomes in New York City hospitals. Obstet Gynecol 2009 Jun; 113(6):1239-47. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Tussing et al. (Med Care, 1992), Stafford et al. (Am J Obstet Gynecol, 1993), and Howell et al. (Pediatrics, 2008).] Select to access the abstract.

Jacoby VL, Vittinghoff E, Nakagawa S, et al. Factors associated with undergoing bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy at the time of hysterectomy for benign conditions. Obstet Gynecol 2009 Jun; 113(6):1259-67. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Teplin et al. (Obstet Gynecol, 1993), Rohl et al. (Am J Obstet Gynecol, 2008), and Kjerulff et al. (Obstet Gynecol, 1993).] Select to access the abstract.

Jack BW, Chetty VK, Anthony D, et al. A reengineered hospital discharge program to decrease hospitalization: a randomized trial. Obstet Gynecol 2009 Jun; 113(6):1364-6. [Abstracts AHRQ-funded article originally published in Ann Intern Med, 2009.]

Pediatrics
Kanegaye JT, Nigrovic LE, Malley R, et al. Diagnostic value of immature neutrophils (bands) in the cerebrospinal fluid of children with cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis. Pediatrics 2009 Jun; 123(6):e967-e971. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Spanos et al. (JAMA, 1989).] Select to access the abstract.

O'Brien MA, Prosser LA, Paradise JL, et al. New vaccines against otitis media: projected benefits and cost-effectiveness. Pediatrics 2009 Jun; 123(6):1452-63. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Lee et al. (Pediatrics, 2005) and Finkelstein et al. (Pediatrics, 2003).] Select to access the abstract.

Lokker N, Sanders L, Perrin EM, et al. Parental misinterpretations of over-the-counter pediatric cough and cold medication labels. Pediatrics 2009 Jun; 123(6):1464-71. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Schillinger et al. (JAMA, 2002) and Kaushal et al. (JAMA, 2001).] Select to access the abstract.

Delobel-Ayoub M, Arnaud C, White-Koning M, et al. Behavioral problems and cognitive performance at 5 years of age after very preterm birth: the EPIPAGE Study. Pediatrics 2009 Jun; 123(6):1485-92. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Saigal et al. (Pediatrics, 2003, and Pediatrics, 2003).] Select to access the abstract.

Lam HS, Wong SP, Liu FY et al. Attitudes toward neonatal intensive care treatment of preterm infants with a high risk of developing long-term disabilities. Pediatrics 2009 Jun; 123(6):1501-8. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Saigal et al. (JAMA, 1999).] Select to access the abstract.

Kaempf JW, Tomlinson MW, Campbell B, et al. Counseling pregnant women who may deliver extremely premature infants: medical care guidelines, family choices, and neonatal outcomes. Pediatrics 2009 Jun; 123(6):1509-15. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Lorenz et al. (Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med, 1998).] Select to access the abstract.

Marks K, Hix-Small H, Clark K, et al. Lowering developmental screening thresholds and raising quality improvement for preterm children. Pediatrics 2009 Jun; 123(6):1516-23. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Sices et al. (Pediatrics, 2004).] Select to access the abstract.

Sherlock R, Chessex P. Shielding parenteral nutrition from light: does the available evidence support a randomized, controlled trial? Pediatrics 2009 Jun; 123(6):1529-33. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Richardson et al. (J Pediatr, 2001).] Select to access the abstract.

Simulation in Healthcare
Robertson B, Schumacher L, Gosman G, et al. Simulation-based crisis team training for multidisciplinary obstetric providers. Simul Healthc 2009 Summer; 4(2):77-83. [Cites AHRQ publication, Medial Team Training Programs: An Independent Case Study Analysis, 2006; cites AHRQ-funded articles by Thomas et al. (J Perinatol, 2007).] Select to access the abstract.

Pian-Smith MC, Simon R, Minehart RD, et al. Teaching residents the two-challenge rule: a simulation-based approach to improve education and patient safety. Simul Healthc 2009 Summer; 4(2):84-91. [Cites AHRQ publication, Medical Teamwork and Patient Safety: The Evidence-based Relation, 2005.] Select to access the abstract.

Overly FL, Sudikoff SN, Duffy S, et al. Three scenarios to teach difficult discussions in pediatric emergency medicine: sudden infant death, child abuse with domestic violence, and medication error. Simul Healthc 2009 Summer; 4(2):114-30. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Mazor et al. (Arch Intern Med, 2004), Hobgood et al. (Pediatrics, 2005), Gallagher et al. (JAMA, 2003), and others.]

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)/Put Prevention Into Practice (PPIP)-Related Articles

Journal of Clinical Epidemiology
Battista RN. The wizard of WOS—or the art of the task force. J Clin Epidemiol 2009 Jun; 62(6):571-3. [Cites USPSTF recommendations in Guide to Clinical Preventive Services: An Assessment of the Effectiveness of 169 Interventions, 1989.]

Medical Care
Braithwaite RS, Fiellin D, Justice AC. The payoff time: a flexible framework to help clinicians decide when patients with comorbid disease are not likely to benefit from practice guidelines. Med Care 2009 Jun; 47(6):610-17. [Cites USPSTF-sponsored systematic review on the use of aspirin for primary prevention of colorectal cancer (Ann Intern Med, 2007).] Select to access the abstract.

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Kominiarek MA, ACOG Committee on Practice Bulletins-Obstetrics. ACOG Practice Bulletin, Clinical management guidelines for obstetrician-gynecologists Number 105, June 2009. Obstet Gynecol 2009 Jun; 113(6):1405-13. [Uses USPSTF level of evidence method to review and evaluate studies for quality.] Select to access the abstract.

National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR)/National Healthcare Disparities Report (NHDR)-Related Articles

Obesity
Barocas J, Mittal A, Borum ML. Colon cancer screening consultations can aid in obesity management. Obesity 2009 Jun; 17(6):1112. [Uses and cites AHRQ's NHDR, 2006).]

Research by Others Using AHRQ Data or Products

American Journal of Epidemiology
Johnson PJ. Healthcare disparities research: data sources for race, ethnic, and immigrant (REI) groups [abstract]. Am J Epidemiol 2009; 169(Suppl):S83. [Uses MEPS-HC data to assess "the extent to which national survey data could be used for state and local level healthcare disparities research".]

Archives of Internal Medicine
Knutson KL, Van Cauter E, Rathouz PJ, et al. Association between sleep and blood pressure in midlife: the CARDIA sleep study. Arch Intern Med 2009 Jun 8; 169(11):1055-61. [Uses and cites study cohort data from the Whitehall II study, previously funded by AHRQ.] Select to access the abstract.

Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders
Akbaraly TN, Singh-Manoux A, Marmot MG, et al. Education attenuates the association between dietary patterns and cognition. Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 2009; 27(2):147-54. [Uses study cohort data from the Whitehall II study, previously funded by AHRQ.] Select to access the abstract.

Health Affairs
Gilmer TP, Kronick RG. Hard times and health insurance: how many Americans will be uninsured by 2010? Health Aff 2009 May 28; (Epub):w573-w577. [Uses and cites 1996 and 1999 MEPS data.] Select to access the abstract.

Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
Chen CH, Chen YH, Lin HC, et al. Association between physician caseload and patient outcome for sepsis treatment. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2009 Jun; 30(6):556-62. [Uses and cites Elixhauser comorbidity measures (Elixhauser et al., Med Care, 1998).] Select to access the abstract.

Medical Care
van Walraven C, Austin PC, Jennings A, et al. A modification of the Elixhauser comorbidity measures into a point system for hospital death using administrative data. Med Care 2009 Jun; 47(6):626-33. [Uses and cites Elixhauser comorbidity measures (Elixhauser et al., Med Care, 1998).] Select to access the abstract.

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Kuklina EV, Ayala C, Callaghan WM. Hypertensive disorders and severe obstetric morbidity in the United States. Obstet Gynecol 2009 Jun; 113(6):1299-306. [Uses and cites 1998-2006 HCUP Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) data.] Select to access the abstract.

Urology
Novak TE, Lakshmanan Y, Trock BJ, et al. Sex prevalence of pediatric kidney stone disease in the United States: an epidemiologic investigation. Urology 2009 May 8; (Epub):1-4. [Uses and cites 2003 HCUP Kids' Inpatient Database (KID) data.] Select to access the abstract.

Current as of June 2009
Internet Citation: Truth or Consequences: The Intertemporal Consistency of Adolescent Self-report on the Youth Risk Behavior Survey: Articles of Interest: June 12, 2009. June 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://archive.ahrq.gov/news/newsroom/articles-of-interest/061209.html

 

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