Skip Navigation Archive: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Archive: Agency for Healthcare Research Quality
Archive print banner

Articles of Interest

This information is for reference purposes only. It was current when produced and may now be outdated. Archive material is no longer maintained, and some links may not work. Persons with disabilities having difficulty accessing this information should contact us at: Let us know the nature of the problem, the Web address of what you want, and your contact information.

Please go to for current information.

January 3, 2003

These articles appeared in recently released journals and newsletters. They include articles funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) or authored by AHRQ researchers; articles mentioning or discussing AHRQ; articles related to AHRQ-funded Evidence-based Practice Centers; articles mentioning the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force/Put Prevention into Practice; articles mentioning the President's Advisory Commission on Consumer Protection and Quality in the Health Care Industry and Agency-supported activities relating to the Quality Interagency Task Force; and other research using AHRQ data.

AHRQ-Funded/Authored Articles

Academic Emergency Medicine
Newgard CD, Lews RJ. The paradox of human subjects protection in research: some thoughts on and experiences with the federal-wide assurance program. Acad Emerg Med 2002 Dec; 9(12):1426-1429. [Supported by AHRQ Grant No. F32 HS00148.]

Blood Cells, Molecules, and Diseases
Phatak PD, Ryan DH, Cappuccio J, et al. Prevalence and penetrance of HFE mutations in 4865 unselected primary care patients. Blood Cells Mol Dis 2002 Jul-Aug; 29(1):41-47. [Supported by AHRQ Grant No. R01 HS07616.]

Health Care Financing Review
Buchanan RJ. Ryan White CARE Act and eligible metropolitan areas. Health Care Financ Rev 2002 Summer; 23(4):85-100. [Supported by AHRQ Grant No. R03 HS09819-02.]

Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health
Ferrie JE, Shipley MJ, Davey Smith G, et al. Change in health inequalities among British civil servants: the Whitehall II study. J Epidemiol Community Health 2002 Dec; 56(12):922-926. [Supported by AHRQ Grant No. HS06516.]

Journal of General Internal Medicine
Kent DM, Schmid CH, Lau J, Selker HP. Is primary angioplasty for some as good as primary angioplasty for all? J Gen Intern Med 2002 Dec; 17(12):887-894. [Supported by AHRQ Grant No. R01 HS10280 and R01HS10064.]

Journal of Trauma
Holbrook TL, Hoyt DB, Stein MB, et al. Gender differences in long-term posttraumatic stress disorder outcomes after major trauma: women are at higher risk of adverse outcomes than men. J Trauma 2002 Nov; 53(5):882-828. [Supported by AHRQ Grant No. R01 HS07611.]

New England Journal of Medicine
Bliss S, Weinberger S, Meier M, et al. Clinical problem solving. The unusual suspect. N Engl J Med 2002 Dec 5; 347(23):1876-1881. [Supported by AHRQ Grant No. P20-11540.]

Feudtner C, Haney J, Dimmers MA. Spiritual care needs of hospitalized children and their families: a national survey of pastoral care providers' perceptions. Pediatrics 2003 Jan; 111(1):e67-e72. Available at [Supported by AHRQ Grant No. K08 HS00002.]

AHRQ-Related Articles

American Health Line
Research: AHL rounds up recent findings. Am Health Line 2003 Jan 2; #13. [Summarizes findings from AHRQ study released as part of statistical brief on smoking.]

Journal of Clinical Epidemiology
Buntinx F, Niclaes L, Suetens C, et al. Evaluation of Charlson's comorbidity index in elderly living in nursing homes. J Clin Epidemiol 2002 Nov; 55(11):1144-1147. [Cites AHRQ-funded study by Deyo et al., J Clin Epidemiol, 1992.]

Current as of January 3, 2003


The information on this page is archived and provided for reference purposes only.


AHRQ Advancing Excellence in Health Care