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Articles of Interest is a weekly compilation of articles appearing in recently released journals and newsletters. It includes:

  • Articles funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) or authored by AHRQ researchers.
  • Articles mentioning or discussing AHRQ staff, activities, and publications/products.
  • Articles related to AHRQ-funded Evidence-based Practice Centers.
  • Articles related to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force or Put Prevention into Practice program.
  • Articles mentioning the National Healthcare Disparities Report and National Healthcare Quality Report.
  • Other research using AHRQ data or products.

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Date Top Item
12/25/09 Relationship between Antiepileptic Drugs and Suicide Attempts in Patients with Bipolar Disorder
12/11/09 Perioperative Outcomes after Unilateral and Bilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty
12/4/09 Cost to Primary Care Practices of Responding to Payer Requests for Quality and Performance Data
11/27/09 Commentary: Not About Us Without Us
11/20/09 Value-based Insurance Design in Medicare
11/13/09 VA Pharmacy Users: How They Differ from Other Veterans
11/6/09 Specialty Differences in Primary Care Physician Reports of Papanicolaou Test Screening Practices: a National Survey, 2006 to 2007
10/30/09 Antibiotic Prescriptions Are Associated with Increased Patient Satisfaction with Emergency Department Visits for Acute Respiratory Tract Infections
10/23/09 Developing Quality Indicators for Cancer End-of-life Care: Proceedings from a National Symposium
10/16/09 Built Environment and Weight Disparities among Children in High- and Low-income Towns
10/9/09 Systematic Review: Safety and Efficacy of Extended-duration Antiviral Chemoprophylaxis against Pandemic and Seasonal Influenza
10/2/09 Design and Implementation of a Controlled Clinical Trial To Evaluate the Effectiveness and Efficiency of Routine Opt-out Rapid Human Immunodeficiency Virus Screening in the Emergency Department
9/25/09 Examination of How a Survey Can Spur Culture Changes Using a Quality Improvement Approach: a Region-wide Approach to Determining a Patient Safety Culture
9/18/09 Comparing Individualized Rehabilitation to a Group Wellness Intervention for Persons with Multiple Sclerosis
9/11/09 "Canary measures" among the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators
9/4/09 Design and Implementation of a Controlled Clinical Trial To Evaluate the Effectiveness and Efficiency of Routine Opt-out Rapid Human Immunodeficiency Virus Screening in the Emergency Department
8/28/09 A Systematic Review of Safety Violations in Industry
8/21/09 An Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience in Inpatient Medication Education
8/14/09 The Development of an Independent Rater System to Assess Residents' Competence in Invasive Procedures
8/7/09 Mortality Probability Model III and Simplified Acute Physiology Score II: Assessing Their Value in Predicting Length of Stay and Comparison to APACHE IV
7/31/09 Finding Your Way: Talking about End-of-life Treatment Decisions
7/24/09 Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities in Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Older Women with Lymph Node-positive, Operable Breast Cancer
7/17/09 Identifying and Using Good Practice Guidelines
7/10/09 Finding Your Way: Talking about End-of-life Treatment Decisions
7/3/09 Colorectal Cancer Screening by Primary Care Physicians: Recommendations and Practices, 2006-2007
6/26/09 Linking Inpatient Clinical Registry Data to Medicare Claims Data Using Indirect Identifiers
6/19/09 Association between Mortality and Persistent Use of Beta Blockers and Angiotensin-converting Enzyme Inhibitors in Patients with Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction and Coronary Artery Disease
6/12/09 Truth or Consequences: The Intertemporal Consistency of Adolescent Self-report on the Youth Risk Behavior Survey
6/5/09 Reporting Hospitals' Antibiotic Timing in Pneumonia: Adverse Consequences for Patients?
5/29/09 More Work Is Needed To Protect Medical Residents from Fatigue and Potential Errors, IOM Report Finds
5/22/09 The President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief in Africa: An Evaluation of Outcomes
5/15/09 Differences in Specialist Consultations for Cardiovascular Disease by Race, Ethnicity, Gender, Insurance Status, and Site of Primary Care
5/8/09 Nomenclature and Definitions for Emergency Department HIV Testing: Report from the 2007 Conference of the National Emergency Department HIV Testing Consortium
5/1/09 Disclosing Harmful Pathology Errors to Patients
4/24/09 Availability of Data for Measuring Physician Quality Performance
4/17/09 CMS's Hospital-acquired Condition Lists Link Hospital Payment, Patient Safety
4/10/09 Challenges and Pathways for Clinical and Translational Research
4/3/09 Survey of Physicians Regarding Clinical Pharmacy Services in Academic Emergency Departments
3/27/09 Tax-exempt Hospitals and Community Benefits: A Review of State Reporting Requirements
3/20/09 Osteoporosis Pharmacotherapy and Counseling Services in U.S. Ambulatory Care Clinics: Opportunities for Multidisciplinary Interventions
3/13/09 Patient-physician Connectedness and Quality of Primary Care
3/6/09 Intern to Attending: Assessing Stress among Physicians
2/27/09 Differences in Initial Severity of Illness between Black and White Emergency Department Patients Hospitalized with Heart Failure
2/20/09 Direct Paramedic Transport of Acute Myocardial Infarction Patients to Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Centers: A Decision Analysis
2/13/09 A Reengineered Hospital Discharge Program to Decrease Rehospitalization: A Randomized Trial
2/6/09 Intern to Attending: Assessing Stress Among Physicians
1/30/09 Ending Cervical Cancer Screening: Attitudes and Beliefs from Ethnically Diverse Older Women
1/23/09 A Study of the Relational Aspects of the Culture of Academic Medicine
1/16/09 Substance Abuse and Hospitalization for Mood Disorder among Medicaid Beneficiaries
1/9/09 Association between Statin Use and Risk for Keratinocyte Carcinoma in the Veterans Affairs Topical Tretiinoin Chemoprevention Trial
1/2/09 Benchmarking Physician Performance: Reliability of Individual and Composite Measures

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Date Top Item
12/26/08 Sixty-four-slice Computed Tomography of the Coronary Arteries: Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department with Low-risk Chest Pain
12/19/08 Finding Your Way: What To Do Before You Leave the Hospital
12/12/08 Effectiveness of Random and Focused Review in Detecting Surgical Pathology Error
12/05/08 Ethnic Variations in Diagnosis, Treatment, Socioeconomic Status, and Survival in a Large Population-based Cohort of Elderly Patients with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
11/28/08 Multiple Sclerosis: Impact of Physical Activity on Psychosocial Constructs
11/21/08 Effect of Racial Differences on Ability to Afford Prescription Medications
11/14/08 American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Annual Symposium Proceedings
11/7/08 Physical Activity, White Blood Cell Count, and Lung Cancer Risk in a Prospective Cohort Study
10/31/08 Race and Surgical Outcomes: It Is Not All Black and White
10/24/08 Increased Neonatal Mortality among Normal-weight Birth beyond 41 Weeks of Gestation in California
10/17/08 Implementing After-hours Pharmacy Coverage for Critical Access Hospitals in Northeast Minnesota
10/10/08 The Effect of a Quality Improvement Collaborative to Improve Antimicrobial Prophylaxis in Surgical Patients: a Randomized Trial
10/3/08 Impact of a Patient-centered Technology on Medication Errors During Pediatric Emergency Care
9/26/08 Examining the Value of Electronic Health Records on Labor and Delivery
9/19/08 The Quality and Disparities Reports: Why Is Progress so Slow?
9/12/08 Management of Acute Kidney Injury in the Intensive Care Unit
9/5/08 Whistleblower-initiated Enforcement Actions against Health Care Fraud and Abuse in the United States, 1996 to 2005
8/29/08 Medicare HMO Impact on Utilization at the End of Life
8/22/08 Blood Glucose Variability Is Associated with Mortality in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit
8/15/08 Development and Validation of a Taxonomy of Defects
8/8/08 Racial Differences in Competing Risks of Mortality and ESRD after Acute Myocardial Infarction
8/1/08 Medicare Inpatient Treatment for Elderly Non-dementia Psychiatric Illnesses 1992-2002
7/25/08 Phosphate Levels and Blood Pressure in Incident Hemodialysis Patients: A Longitudinal Study
7/18/08 Diagnosis and Assessment of Alzheimer's Disease in Diverse Populations
6/27/08 Alcohol Misuse and Report of Recent Depressive Symptoms among ED Patients
6/20/08 Male Reproductive Proteins and Reproductive Outcomes
6/13/08 A Trauma Mortality Prediction Model Based on the Anatomic Injury Scale
6/6/08 Intimate Partner Violence among Men: Prevalence, Chronicity, and Health Effects
5/30/08 Education Is Associated with Physical Activity among American Indian Elders
5/23/08 Out-of-pocket and Total Cost of Fixed-dose Combination Antihypertensive and their Components
5/16/08 Accuracy of Short-interval Follow-up Mammograms by Patient and Radiologist Characteristics
5/9/08 Does Participation in the Food Stamp Program Increase the Prevalence of Obesity and Health Care Spending?
5/2/08 Assessment of the Scientific Soundness of Clinical Performance Measures: A Field Test of the National Committee for Quality Assurances Colorectal Cancer Screening Measure
4/25/08 Rhythm Versus Rate Control in the Contemporary Management of Atrial Fibrillation In-hospital
4/18/08 Association between Cancer Risk Perception and Screening Behavior among Diverse Women
4/11/08 Trends in Charges and Payments for Nonhospitalized Emergency Department Pediatric Visits, 1996-2003
4/4/08 The Effect of High Nursing Surveillance on Hospital Cost
3/28/08 Medicare Inpatient Treatment for Elderly Non-dementia Psychiatric Illnesses, 1992-2002
3/21/08 Medicare's Quality Improvement Organization Program: Maximizing Potential
3/14/08 The Quality of Care Received by HIV Patients Without a Primary Provider
3/7/08 Hospital and Demographic Influences on the Disposition of Transient Ischemic Attack
2/29/08 Fluoroquinolone Resistance in Pediatric Bloodstream Infections because of Escherichia coli and Klebsiella Species
2/22/08 Rapid Progression among HIV/Hepatitis C Virus-co-infected Adults
2/15/08 A Geospatial Analysis of Emergency Transport and Inter-hospital Transfer in ST-segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction
2/8/08 Intimate Partner Violence, Depression, and PTSD among Pregnant Latina Women
2/1/08 Planning for Pharmacy Health Information Technology in Critical Access Hospitals
1/28/08 Associations between Housing Instability and Food Insecurity with Health Care Access in Low-income Children
1/25/08 Hospital Discharge against Advice after Myocardial Infarction: Deaths and Readmissions
1/18/08 Designing for Safety: Evidence-based Design and Hospitals
1/4/08 What Constitutes Maintenance Asthma Care? The Pediatrician's Perspective

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12/28/07 Elucidating the Relationship Between Negative Affectivity and Symptoms: The Role of Illness-specific Affective Responses
12/21/07 Executive Summary: Knowledge Translation in Emergency Medicine: Establishing a Research Agenda and Guide Map for Evidence Uptake
12/14/07 Is Parental Aggravation Associated with Childhood Overweight? An Analysis of the National Survey of Children's Health 2003
12/7/07 Developing Guidelines in Musculoskeletal Disorders
11/30/07 Evidence-based Practice: AHRQ's Role in Generating and Disseminating Knowledge
11/23/07 Outpatient Use of Anticoagulants, Rate-controlling Drugs, and Antiarrhythmic Drugs for Atrial Fibrillation
11/16/07 Is Power Everything? What Can We Learn from Large Data Sets?
11/9/07 Predictors of AIDS-related Morbidity and Mortality in a Southern U.S. Cohort
11/2/07 Characterizing Emergency Department Discussions About Depression
10/26/07 The Native Telehealth Outreach and Technical Assistance Program: A Community-based Approach to the Development of Multimedia-focused Health Care Information
10/19/07 Factors Contributing to Maternal Birth-related Trauma
10/12/07 Medication Errors Among Acutely Ill and Injured Children Treated in Rural Emergency Departments
10/5/07 Adverse Drug Events in Pediatric Outpatients
9/28/07 Making the Connection; the Importance of Engagement and Retention in HIV Medical Care
9/21/07 Integrating Literacy, Culture, and Language To Improve Health Care Quality for Diverse Populations
9/14/07 Connexin37 (GJA4) Genotype Predicts Survival After an Acute Coronary Syndrome
9/7/07 Interval and Clinical Cohort Studies: Epidemiological Issues
8/31/07 Does Simulation Iimprove Patient Safety?
8/24/07 Repeated Hospitalizations Predict Mortality in the Community Population with Heart Failure
8/17/07 Comparative Effectiveness of Beta-adrenergic Antagonists on the Risk of Rehospitalization in Adults with Heart Failure
8/10/07 Are Some Screening Tests Doing More Harm Than Good?
8/3/07 National Study of the Relation of Primary Care Shortages to Emergency Department Utilization
7/27/07 Impact of Hospital Formularies on Fluoroquinolone Prescribing in Emergency Departments
7/20/07 Vital-sign Abnormalities As Predictors of Pneumonia in Adults with Acute Cough Illness
7/13/07 Electronic Health Record Use and the Quality of Ambulatory Care in the United States
7/6/07 Acanthosis Nigerians and Diabetes Risk Factors
6/29/07 Urine Cytology Discrepancies: Frequency, Causes, and Outcomes
6/22/07 Does Concordance Between Data Sources Vary by Medical Organization Type?
6/15/07 Discharge Dilemmas as System Failures
6/8/07 Perceived Racial Discrimination and Nonadherence to Screening Mammography Guidelines: Results from the Race Differences in the Screening Mammography Process Study
6/1/07 Performance Measures Have a Major Effect on Cardiovascular Outcomes: A Review
5/25/07 Medication Beliefs as Mediators of the Health Literacy/Antiretroviral Adherence Relationship in HIV-infected Individuals
5/18/07 Revised Pediatric Emergency Assessment Tool (RePEAT): A Severity Index for Pediatric Emergency Care
5/11/07 TeamSTEPPS: Assuring Optimal Teamwork in Clinical Settings
5/4/07 Ethics Consultation in United States Hospitals: A National Survey
4/27/07 The Landscape of the AHRQ Health Information Technology Portfolio
4/20/07 Maternal and Obstetric Complications of Pregnancy Are Associated With Increasing Gestational Age at Term
4/13/07 Obesity Counseling and Guidelines in Primary Care: A Qualitative Study
4/6/07 Limited Effectiveness of Antiviral Treatment for Hepatitis C in an Urban HIV Clinic
3/30/07 Perceived Racial Discrimination and Nonadherence to Screening Mammography Guidelines: Results from the Race Differences in the Screening Mammography Process Study
3/23/07 Measuring Children's Health Care Quality
3/16/07 Advances in Bariatric Surgery for Obesity: Laparoscopic Surgery
3/9/07 Blood, Omega-3 and Trans-fatty Acids in Middle-aged Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients
3/2/07 Academic Health Center Management of Chronic Diseases through Knowledge Networks: Project ECHO
2/23/07 Data Quality in the Outpatient Setting: Impact on Clinical Decision Support Systems
2/16/07 Association of Comorbidity with Physical Disability in Older HIV-infected Adults
2/9/07 Influence of Provider and Practice Characteristics on Melanoma Care
2/2/07 Improved Health Care Among Children with Special Health Care Needs after Enrollment into the State Children's Health Insurance Program
1/19/07 Assessment of a Physician Response to Glycemic Control in Diabetic Patients Presenting with an Acute Coronary Syndrome
1/12/07 A Comparison of Outcomes Resulting from Generalist vs. Specialist Care for a Single Discrete Medical Condition
1/5/07 Trends in Postoperative Length of Stay After Bypass Surgery

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12/29/06 Duration of Outpatient Fecal Colonization Due to Escherichia coli Isolates with Decreased Susceptibility to fluoroquinolones
12/15/06 Developing Models for Patient Flow and Daily Surge Capacity Research
12/8/06 Patient Safety in the Clinical Laboratory: A Longitudinal Analysis of Specimen Identification Errors
12/1/06 The Science of Surge
11/24/06 Health Behavior Goals of Cardiac Patients after Hospitalization
11/17/06 Infants at Risk: When Nurse Fatigue Jeopardizes Quality Care
11/10/06 Hospital Disaster Preparedness in Los Angeles County
11/03/06 Effectiveness of Toyota Process Redesign in Reducing Thyroid Gland Fine-needle Aspiration Error
10/27/06 How Many Attempts Are Required To Accomplish Out-of-hospital Endotracheal Intubation?
10/13/06 Presence of Numerous Stop Codons in HIV-1 Reverse Transcriptase Proviral DNA Sequences from Patients with Virological Response to HAART
10/06/06 Veterans Affairs Primary Care Organizational Characteristics Associated with Better Diabetes Control
9/29/06 Physicians' Views of Interventions To Reduce Medical Errors: Does Evidence of Effectiveness Matter?
9/22/06 Facilitators and Barriers to 10 National Quality Forum Safe Practices
9/15/06 Recent Trends in Stimulant Medication Use Among U.S. Children
9/8/06 Patient Concerns about Medical Errors in Emergency Departments
9/1/06 Does the Content of Primary Care Visits Differ by the Racial Composition of Physicians' Practices?
8/25/06 Triage and Diagnosis of Chest Pain in Rural Hospitals: Implementation of the ACI-TIPI in the High Plains Research Network
8/18/06 Characteristics of Motorcycle-related Hospitalization: Comparing States with Different Helmet Laws
8/11/06 Risk Factors for Deaths Occurring Within 30 Days and 1 Year After Hospital Discharge for Cardiac Surgery Among Pediatric Patients
3/10/06 Recursive Partitioning-based Preoperative Risk Stratification for Atrial Fibrillation after Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
3/3/06 Effects of Critical Care Nurses' Work Hours on Vigilance and Patients' Safety
2/24/06 Potential Benefits and Problems with Computerized Prescriber Order Entry: Analysis of a Voluntary Medication Error-reporting Database
2/17/06 Use of Dialysis Educators Beyond Nurses and Physicians and Outcomes in Patients with Kidney Failure
2/10/06 Influenza Vaccination among Children with Asthma in Medicaid Managed Care
2/3/06 Physician Conceptions of Responsibility to Individual Patients and Distributive Justice in Health Care
1/27/06 Employer Coverage of Clinical Preventive Services in the United States
1/20/06 An Operational Definition of Frailty Predicted Death, Hip Fracture, and Hospitalization in Older Women
1/13/06 The Association of Partner Abuse with Risky Sexual Behaviors among Women and Men with HIV/AIDS
1/6/06 Morbidity and Mortality Online Forum: the AHRQ Examines, Updates Cases Involving Error

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12/30/05 Impact of Reduced Duty Hours on Residents Educational Satisfaction at the University of California, San Francisco
12/23/05 The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's Effective Health Care Program
12/16/05 The Effects of Work-hour Limitations on Resident Well-being, Patient Care, and Education in an Internal Medicine Residency Program
12/9/05 Mortality Among Very Low-birthweight Infants in Hospitals Serving Minority Populations
12/2/05 Using the PRACTICE Mnemonic To Apply Cultural Competency to Genetics in Medical Education and Patient Care
11/18/05 Quality of HIV Care Provided by Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Physicians
11/11/05 Seat Position and the Risk of Serious Thoracoabdominal Injury in Lateral Motor Vehicle Crashes
10/28/05 Delay in Time to Receipt of Thrombolytic Medication among Medicare Patients with Kidney Disease
10/21/05 Impact of the University of California, Los Angeles/Charles R. Drew University Medical Education Program on Medical Students' Intentions To Practice in Underserved Areas
10/14/05 Lessons Learned from a Regional Strategy for Resource Allocation
10/7/05 Relationship between Performance Measurement and Accreditation: Implications for Quality of Care and Patient Safety
9/30/05 Burden of Illness for Children and Where We Stand in Measuring the Quality of this Health Care
9/23/05 Antibiotic Treatment of Acne May Be Associated with Upper Respiratory Tract Infections
9/16/05 Health-related Quality of Life Among Adults with Diabetes
9/9/05 Cervical Cancer after Multiple Negative Cytologic Tests in Long-term Members of a Prepaid Health Plan
9/2/05 Consistent Estimation of Censored Demand Systems Using Panel Data
8/26/05 Relation of Anemia at Discharge to Survival after Acute Coronary Syndromes
8/19/05 Frequency of Undiagnosed Diabetes Mellitus in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome
8/12/05 Prospective Validation of an Out-of-hospital Decision Rule to Identify Seriously Injured Children Involved in Motor Vehicle Crashes
8/5/05 Comparing the Risk for Death with Peritoneal Dialysis and Hemodialysis in a National Cohort of Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
7/29/05 The Quality Challenge
4/22/05 Hepatic Steatosis and Antiretroviral Drug Use among Adults Coinfected with HIV and Hepatitis C Virus
4/15/05 Use of Psychotherapy for Depression in Older Adults
4/8/05 Caring for the Underserved: Using Patient and Physician Focus Groups to Inform Curriculum Development
3/25/05 Missed Hypothyroidism Diagnosis Uncovered by Linking Laboratory and Pharmacy Data
1/28/05 Abuse in the Close Relationships of People with HIV
1/14/05 Balancing Continuity of Care with Residents Limited Work Hours

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12/31/04 High-fidelity Simulation-based Training in Neonatal Nursing
12/17/04 Understanding of Drug Indications by Ambulatory Care Patients
12/3/04 Using Online Analytical Processing To Manage Emergency Department Operations
11/19/04 Revascularization Among Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction Complicated by Cardiogenic Shock and Impact of American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Guidelines
11/5/04 A Region Addresses Patient Safety
10/22/04 Cause-and-Effect Analysis of Risk Management Files to Assess Patient Care in the Emergency Department
10/8/04 Unmet Need for Therapy Services, Assistive Devices, and Related Services: Data from the National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs
9/24/04 Informal Caregiver Characteristics and Subsequent Hospitalization Outcomes Among Recipients of Care
9/10/04 Comparison of Responses to a $2 Bill Versus a Chance to Win $250 in a Mail Survey of Emergency Physicians
8/27/04 Research and Quality Improvement in Children's Mental Health Services at AHRQ
8/13/04 Parents' Reports of Barriers to Care for Children with Special Health Care Needs: Development and Validation of the Barriers to Care Questionnaire
7/23/04 Changing Organizations for Their Likely Mass-casualties Future
7/9/04 Medical and Surgical Comanagement after Elective Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
6/25/04 Using the Federated Council for Internal Medicine Curricular Guide and Administrative Codes to Assess IM Residents' Breadth of Experience
6/11/04 Patient Pain in Primary Care: Factors that Influence Physician Diagnosis
5/28/04 Preparticipation Physical Evaluations for High School Athletes: Time for a New Game Plan
5/14/04 Using Maximal Sterile Barriers to Prevent Central Venous Catheter-related Infection: A Systematic Evidence-based Review
5/07/04 First, Do No Harm. Avoiding the Near Misses
4/30/04 Clinically Important Differences in Health Status for Patients with Heart Disease: An Expert Consensus Panel Report
4/16/04 Sibutramine and the Management of Obesity
4/02/04 Profiles in Patient Safety: Medication Errors in the Emergency Department
3/26/04 Health Care for Children and Youth in the United States: 2002 Report
3/12/04 What is Evidence-based Medicine?
2/27/04 Efficacy of an Educational Web Site for Educating Physicians about Bioterrorism
2/13/04 The Balance of Harms, Benefits, and Costs of Screening for Cervical Cancer in Older Women: The Case for Continued Screening
2/6/04 Use of Erythropoietin in Cancer Patients: Assessment of Oncologists' Practice Patterns in the United States and Other Countries
1/30/04 Projecting Future Drug Expenditures—2004
1/23/04 Statistical Validation Based on Parametric Receiver Operating Characteristic Analysis of Continuous Classification Data
1/16/04 Promoting Safety in Child and Adolescent Health Care: Conference Overview
1/2/04 Health Care Utilization after Medical and Surgical Therapy for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

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12/26/03 The Discrepancy Between Observational Studies and Randomized trials of Menopausal Hormone Therapy
12/12/03 Disaster and Terrorism Preparedness: What Pediatricians Need to Know
11/28/03 Researching Disparities: Strategies for Primary Data Collection
11/14/03 Neurologic Outcome Score for Infants and Children
10/31/03 Occupational Risk Factors for Selected Cancers Among African American and White Men in the United States
10/17/03 Developing Methods for Acupuncture Research
10/10/03 Comparing Asthma Care Provided to Medicaid-enrolled Children in a Primary Care Case Manager Plan and a Staff Model HMO
10/3/03 The Effect of HMO Competition on Gatekeeping, Usual Source of Care, and Evaluations of Physician Thoroughness
9/26/03 Standardized Reporting of Clinical Practice Guidelines
9/12/03 Reliability and Validity of a New Five-level Triage Instrument
9/5/03 Why Don't We See More Translation of Health Promotion Research to Practice?
8/29/03 An Exploratory Cost Analysis of Performing Hospital-based Concurrent Utilization Review
8/15/03 Mortality Trends for 23,505 Medicare Patients Hospitalized with Heart Failure in Northeast Ohio
8/1/03 Barriers to Anti-inflammatory Medication Use in Childhood Asthma
7/18/03 Substance Use and Mental Health Correlates of Nonadherence to Antiretroviral Medications in a Sample of Patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection
7/11/03 Model-based Sampling for Persons with High Health Expenditures: Evaluating Accuracy and Yield with the 1997 MEPS
7/3/03 Computer Physician Order Entry: Benefits, Costs, and Issues
6/27/03 Hospital Competition, Resource Allocation and Quality of Care
6/20/03 Error, Blame, and the Law in Health Care—an Antipodean Perspective
6/13/03 A Review of the Evidence for the Effectiveness, Safety, and Cost of Acupuncture, Massage Therapy, and Spinal Manipulation for Back Pain
5/30/03 Advance Care Planning for Fatal Chronic Illness: Avoiding Commonplace Errors and Unwarranted Suffering
5/16/03 A Brief Risk-stratification Tool to Predict Repeat Emergency Department Visits and Hospitalizations in Older Patients
5/9/03 Crossing the Border for Health Care: Access and Primary Care Characteristics for Young Children of Latino Farm Workers
5/2/03 Process Utility for Imaging in Cerebrovascular Disease
4/4/03 Predictors and Outcomes of Frequent Emergency Department Use
3/14/03 Adherence to Practice Guidelines: The Role of Specialty Society Guidelines
2/21/03 Time-dependent Predictors of Primary Cardiac Arrest in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction
2/14/03 Hospitalization for Firearm-related Injuries in the United States, 1997
1/24/03 Intermittent Lack of Health Insurance Coverage and Use of Preventive Services
1/10/03 Characteristics of Eye Care Practices with Managed Care Contracts
1/3/03 The Paradox of Human Subjects Protection in Research

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12/27/02 An Outbreak of Web Sites Selling Ciprofloxacin Following an Outbreak of Anthrax by Mail
12/13/02 Adrenocortical, Autonomic, and Inflammatory Causes of the Metabolic Syndrome
11/29/02 Health Care for Children and Youth in the United States: 2001 Annual Report
11/8/02 In Search of Quality Healthcare: Helping Consumers Make Informed Choices
11/1/02 Improving the Care for Depression in Patients with Comorbid Medical Illness
10/25/02 When Is "Good Enough"? The Role and Responsibility of Physicians to Improve Patient Safety
10/11/02 Usual Source of Care and Nonurgent Emergency Department Use
9/13/02 Genetic Test Evaluation: Information Needs of Clinicians, Policy Makers, and the Public
9/6/02 Atypical Presentations among Medicare Beneficiaries with Unstable Angina Pectoris
8/16/02 Antipsychotics and Sudden Death: Is Thioridazine the Only Bad Actor?
8/2/02 The Importance of Outcomes Research in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
7/12/02 AHRQ's Fiscal Year 2003 Budget Proposal
6/28/02 Effect of Biocompatibility of Hemodialysis Membranes on Mortality in Acute Renal Failure
6/14/02 Differences in Health Care Quality for Children and Adults under Managed Care
5/24/02 Disparities in Hospital Transfer: Inequities, Patient-centered Care, or Both.
5/10/02 Relationship Between Patients' Perceptions of Disadvantage and Discrimination and Listing for Kidney Transplantation
4/26/02 The Impact of Realignment on Utilization and Cost of Community-based Mental Health Services in California
4/12/02 Specialty Referrals Made During Telephone Conversations with Parents: A Study from the Pediatric Research in Office Settings Network
3/29/02 Aspirin: Redundant in Users of Nonaspirin, Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Agents?
3/8/02 Projecting Future Drug Expenditures—2002
2/22/02 Modifiable Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Adults with Diabetes
2/15/02 The Impact of Outpatient Diabetes Management on Serum Lipids in Urban African-Americans with Type 2 Diabetes
2/8/02 Variability in Cost of Coronary Bypass Surgery in New York State
1/18/02 Provider Adherence to a Clinical Practice Guideline for Acute Asthma in a Pediatric Emergency Department
1/11/02 Determinants of Delayed Nephrologist Referral in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease

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