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Effects of Clinical Decision Support on Venous Thromboembolism Risk Assessment, Prophylaxis, and Prevention at a University Teaching Hospital

Articles of Interest: November 26, 2010

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AHRQ-Funded/Authored Articles

American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy
Galanter WL, Thambi M, Rosencranz H, et al. Effects of clinical decision support on venous thromboembolism risk assessment, prophylaxis, and prevention at a university teaching hospital. Am J Health Syst Pharm 2010 Aug; 67(15):1265-73. [Supported in part by grant U18 HS16973; cites AHRQ Evidence Report/Technology Assessment, Making Health Care Safer: A Critical Analysis of Patient Safety Practices, 2001.] Select to access the abstract.

Anesthesia and Analgesia
Memtsoudis SG, Ma Y, Chiu YL, Walz JM, Voswinckel R, Mazumadar M. Perioperative mortality in patients with pulmonary hypertension undergoing major joint replacement. Anesth Analg 2010 Nov; 111(5):1110-16. [Supported in part by Centers for Education and Research in Therapeutics (CERTs) grant RFA HS00514 (to first and last authors); uses 1998-2006 Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) data, citing Overview of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) and Introduction to the HCUP Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) 2006, 2008, both published on AHRQ's HCUP Web site.] Select to access the abstract.

Health Services Research
Conway P, Goodrich K, Machlin S, Sasse B, Cohen J. Patient-centered care categorization of U.S. health care expenditures. Health Serv Res 2010 Nov 19. [Epub ahead of print. Third and last authors are researchers in AHRQ's Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, and first author is former AHRQ researcher; uses 2007 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) data, MEPS Chronic Condition Indicator software, and Clinical Classification Software (CCS), citing data as published on AHRQ's MEPS Web site and Clinical Classifications Software (CCS) for ICD-9-CM and Tools and Software, both published on AHRQ's HCUP Web site.] Select to access the abstract.

JAMA
Meltzer DO, Detsky AS. The real meaning of rationing. JAMA 2010 Nov 24; 304(20):2292-3. [Supported in part by grant U18 HS16967-01 (for the Hospital Medicine and Economics CERTs); makes indirect reference to controversies over USPSTF updated breast cancer screening recommendations issued in 2009.]

Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety
Goeschel CA, Holzmueller CG, Pronovost PJ. Hospital Board Checklist to improve culture and reduce central line-associated bloodstream infections. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 2010 Nov; 36(11):525-8. [Supported in part by contract no. HHSA 290-2006-000222 (through a subcontract with the Health Research Education Trust); cites AHRQ-funded article by Pronovost et al. (N Engl J Med, 2006).]

Journal of General Internal Medicine
Traylor AH, Schmittdiel JA, Uratsu CS, et al. Adherence to cardiovascular disease medications: does patient-provider race/ethnicity and language concordance matter? J Gen Intern Med 2010 Nov; 25(11):1172-7. [Supported in part by grant R01 HS13902-01 (in partnership with the National Institute of Aging).] Select to access the abstract.

Medical Decision Making
Ebell M. AHRQ white paper: use of clinical decision rules for point-of-care decision support. Med Decis Making 2010 Nov/Dec; 30(6):701-711. [Published as part of the AHRQ-sponsored Eisenberg White Paper Series supported by contract HHSA290-2008-10015C; cites AHRQ-funded systematic review and meta-analysis by O'Connor et al. (Med Decis Making, 2007) on whether patient decision aids meet effectiveness criteria of the InternationalPatient Decision Aid Standards Collaboration; cites AHRQ-funded article by Berner et al. (J Am Med Inform Assoc, 2006).]

Pediatrics
Routh JC, Grant FD, Kokorowski P, et al. Costs and consequences of universal sibling screening for vesicoureteral reflux: decision analysis. Pediatrics 2010 Nov; 126(5):865-71. [Supported by grant T32 HS00063 (to first author).] Select to access the abstract.

AHRQ-Related Articles

American Heart Journal
Kong MH, Peterson ED, Fonarow GC, et al. Addressing disparities in sudden cardiac arrest care and the underutilization of effective therapies. Am Heart J 2010 Oct; 160(4):605-18. [First author reports receiving previous research funding from AHRQ, mentions AHRQ researcher Anne E. Trontell as a participant on behalf of AHRQ in a meeting of experts on sudden cardiac arrest convened by the Duke Center for the Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death in December 2009.] Select to access the abstract.

Al-Khatib SM, Calkins H, Eloff BC, et al. Developing the Safety of Atrial Fibrillation Ablation Registry Initiative (SAFARI) as a collaborative pan-stakeholder critical path registry model: a Cardiac Safety Research Consortium "Incubator" Think Tank. Am Heart J 2010 Oct; 160(4):619-26. [Mentions AHRQ health technology assessment analyst Elise Berliner as a participant on behalf of AHRQ in the January 2010 follow-up meeting to the original Cardiac Safety Research Consortium Think Tank meeting held in April 2009 on catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation.] Select to access the abstract.

American Journal of Medical Quality
Wynia MK, Johnson M, McCoy TP, et al. Validation of an organizational communication climate assessment toolkit. Am J Med Qual 2010 Nov/Dec; 25(6):436-43. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Weech-Maldonado et al. (Health Serv Res, 2008), Ashton et al. (J Gen Intern Med, 2003), Safran et al. (J Fam Pract, 2001), and others.] Select to access the abstract.

Gaylis FD, Van SJ, Daneshvar MA, et al. Preprinted standardized orders promote venous thromboembolism prophylaxis compared with traditional handwritten orders: an endorsement of standardized evidence-based practice. Am J Med Qual 2010 Nov/Dec; 25(6):449-56. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Dexter et al. (N Engl J Med, 2001).] Select to access the abstract.

Carney BT, West P, Neily J, et al. The effect of facility complexity on perceptions of safety climate in the operating room: size matters. Am J Med Qual 2010 Nov/Dec; 25(6):457-61. [Cites AHRQ publication, Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2009 Comparative Database Report, 2009, as published on AHRQ Web site; cites AHRQ-funded article by Sexton et al. (BMC Health Serv Res, 2006).] Select to access the abstract.

Pathak S, Holzmueller CG, Haller KB, et al. A mile in their shoes: interdisciplinary education at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Am J Med Qual 2010 Nov/Dec; 25(6):462-7. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Makary et al. (J Am Coll Surg, 2006) and Shortell et al. (Med Care, 1994).] Select to access the abstract.

Lee E, Jutkowitz E, Pizzi LT, et al. Use of problem-based learning to develop physicians' comparative effectiveness interpretive skills: experiences from a workshop featuring the ICER report on management options for low-risk prostate cancer. Am J Med Qual 2010 Nov/Dec; 25(6):481-5. [States that "CER informs health care decisions on the effectiveness, benefits, and harm of different treatment options," citing AHRQ-authored article by Conway and Clancy (former AHRQ researcher and current AHRQ director, respectively) (N Engl J Med, 2009) and AHRQ Request for Applications (RFA) Recovery Act 2009 Limited Competition: AHRQ Clinical and Health Outcomes Initiative in Comparative Effectiveness (CHOICE) Grants (R01), 2009, as published on the National Institutes of Health Office of Extramural Research Grants Web site; mentions federal government funding of "a number of [CER] evaluations," citing Funding Opportunities from Recovery Act Funds, 2010, as published on AHRQ Web site.]

Archives of Internal Medicine
Pan A, Lucas M, Sun Q, et al. Bidirectional association between depression and type 2 diabetes mellitus in women. Arch Intern Med 2010 Nov 22; 170(21):1884-91. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by McHorney, Ware, and Raczek (Med Care, 1993) and Ware and Sherbourne (Med Care, 1992).] Select to access the abstract.

Kullgren JT, Galbraith AA, Hinrichsen VL, et al. Health care use and decision making among lower-income families in high-deductible health plans. Arch Intern Med 2010 Nov 22; 170(21):1918-25. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Trivedi, Rakowski, and Ayanian (N Engl J Med, 2008).] Select to access the abstract.

Circulation
Kaul P, Medvedev S, Hohmann SF, et al. Ionizing radiation exposure to patients admitted with acute myocardial infarction in the United States. Circulation 2010 Nov 23; 122(22):2160-9. [Cites AHRQ publication, AHRQ Quality Indicators: Guide to Inpatient Quality Indicators: Quality of Care in Hospitals: Volume, Mortality, and Utilization, 2002.] Select to access the abstract.

Inquiry
Nakamura S. Hospital mergers and referrals in the United States: patients steering or integrated delivery of care? Inquiry 2010 Fall; 47(3):226-41. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Epstein et al. (J Am Coll Cardiol, 2004).]

JAMA
Mitka M. US government kicks off program for comparative effectiveness research. JAMA 2010 Nov 24; 304(20):2230-1. [Discusses the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, established by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, and notes AHRQ's membership on the board of directors.]

Fan E, Laupacis A, Pronovost PJ, et al. How to use an article about quality improvement. JAMA 2010 Nov 24; 304(20):2279-87. [Third author reports current funding by AHRQ contracts "to improve quality of care" and previous AHRQ funding "for reducing catheter-related bloodstream infections"; cites AHRQ-funded/authored article by Rubenstein, Hempel, Farmer, Asch, Yano, Dougherty (researcher in AHRQ's Office of Extramural Research, Education, and Priority Populations) et al. (Qual Saf Health Care, 2008), which uses AHRQ's NHDR, 2007, and NHQR, 2003); cites AHRQ-funded articles by Pronovost et al. (BMJ, 2010), Lynn et al. (Ann Intern Med, 2007), Soumerai et al. (JAMA, 1998), and others.] abstract.

Journal of General Internal Medicine
Alford DP, Krebs EE, Chen IA, et al. Update in pain medicine. J Gen Intern Med 2010 Nov; 25(11):1222-6. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Cherkin et al. (J Am Board Fam Pract, 2002).]

Medical Decision Making
Zikmund-Fisher BJ, Fagerlin A, Ubel PA. A demonstration of "less can be more" in risk graphics. Med Decis Making 2010 Nov/Dec; 30(6):661-71. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Siminoff et al. (Psychooncology, 2006) and Ravdin et al. (J Clin Oncol, 2001).] Select to access the abstract.

Garcia-Retamero R, Galesic M, Gigerenzer G. Do icon arrays help reduce denominator neglect? Med Decis Making 2010 Nov/Dec; 30(6):672-84. [Cites AHRQ-authored article by Sedrakyan and Shih (former and current researchers in AHRQ's Center for Outcomes and Evidence) (Med Care, 2007).] Select to access the abstract.

Sturza J. A review and meta-analysis of utility values for lung cancer. Med Decis Making 2010 Nov/Dec; 30(6):685-93. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Riegel et al. (J Card Fail, 2008), Cykert et al. (Med Decis Making, 2003), Stiggelbout et al. (Int J Technol Assess Health Care, 1996), and others.] Select to access the abstract.

Street RL Jr, Volk RJ, Fordis M. Papers from the 2009 Eisenberg Conference: Translating Information into Action: Improving Quality of Care Through Interactive Media. Med Decis Making 2010 Nov/Dec; 30(6):694-5. [Mentions 2009 Eisenberg conference papers, citing Eisenberg Center Conference Series 2009: Translating Information into Action: Improving Quality of Care Through Interactive Media, as published on AHRQ's Effective Health Care Program Web site.]

Stiggelbout AM, Timmermans DR. Revisiting decision aids: about definitions and classifications. Med Decis Making 2010 Nov/Dec; 30(6):696-8. [Mentions the 2009 White Paper Series of the John M. Eisenberg Center for Clinical Decisions.]

Naik AD, Singh H. Electronic health records to coordinate decision making for complex patients: what can we learn from wiki? Med Decis Making 2010 Nov/Dec; 30(6):722-31. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Sittig and Singh (JAMA, 2009).]

New England Journal of Medicine
Landrigan CP, Parry GJ, Bones CB, et al. Temporal trends in rates of patient harm resulting from medical care. N Engl J Med 2010 Nov 25; 363(22):2124-34. [Cites Medical Errors and Patient Safety, as published on AHRQ Web site; cites AHRQ-funded articles by Sharek et al. (Pediatrics, 2008), Pronovost et al. (N Engl J Med, 2006), Lockley et al. (N Engl J Med, 2004), Landrigan et al. (N Engl J Med, 2004), and others.] Select to access the abstract.

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

Archives of Internal Medicine
Lee JS, Buzková P, Fink HA, et al. Subclinical thyroid dysfunction and incident hip fracture in older adults. Arch Intern Med 2010 Nov 22; 170(21):1876-83. [Cites USPSTF-sponsored evidence summary on screening for subclinical thyroid dysfunction in nonpregnant adults (Ann Intern Med, 2004).] Select to access the abstract.

Inquiry
Monheit AC. Can reform's prevention incentives help to bend the cost curve? Inquiry 2010 Fall; 47(3):179-85. [Author is former AHRQ center director; mentions the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) provisions covering 41 preventive services rated "A" or "B" by the USPSTF, citing the Implementation Center/Preventive Regulations pages on the HealthCare.gov Web site; reports rates of receipt and non-receipt of prostate-specific antigen tests and colonoscopies, respectively, citing AHRQ publications, Screening for Prostate Cancer with the Prostate-Specific Antigen Test – United States, 2006, MEPS Statistical Brief 233, 2009, and Screening Colonoscopy Among U.S. Noninstitutionalized Adult Population Age 50 and Older, 2005, MEPS Statistical Brief 188, 2007.]

Journal of General Internal Medicine
Gordon WJ, Polansky JM, Boscardin WJ, et al. Coronary risk assessment by point-based vs. equation-based Framingham models: significant implications for clinical care. J Gen Intern Med 2010 Nov; 25(11):1145-51. [Cites article by Pignone et al. (Ann Intern Med, 2006) which uses USPSTF recommendations on aspirin for the primary prevention of cardiovascular events (Ann Intern Med, 2002) and article by Pletcher et al. (Ann Intern Med, 2009) which uses HCUP NIS data.] Select to access the abstract.

Ananthakrishnan AN, Hoffmann RG, Saeian K. Higher physician density is associated with lower incidence of late-stage colorectal cancer. J Gen Intern Med 2010 Nov; 25(11):1164-71. [Cites USPSTF recommendations on screening for colorectal cancer and related updated systematic review by Whitlock et al. (both published in Ann Intern Med, 2008).] Select to access the abstract.

Rosman AS, Korsten MA. Effect of verification bias on the sensitivity of fecal occult blood testing: a meta-analysis. J Gen Intern Med 2010 Nov; 25(11):1211-21. [Cites USPSTF recommendations on screening for colorectal cancer (Ann Intern Med, 2008).] Select to access the abstract.

Fletcher RH, Nadel MR, Allen JI, et al. The quality of colonoscopy services--responsibilities of referring clinicians: a consensus statement of the Quality Assurance Task Group, National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable. J Gen Intern Med 2010 Nov; 25(11):1230-4. [Cites USPSTF recommendations on screening for colorectal cancer (Ann Intern Med, 2008).] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of Medical Screening
Dowling EC, Klabunde C, Patnick J, et al. Breast and cervical cancer screening programme implementation in 16 countries. J Med Screen 2010; 17(3):139-46. [Cites Screening for Breast Cancer Topic Page, 2003, as published on AHRQ Web site.] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of Women's Health
Livaudais JC, Coronado GD, Espinoza N, et al. Educating Hispanic women about breast cancer prevention: evaluation of a home-based promotora-led intervention. J Womens Health 2010 Nov; 19(11):2049-56. [Cites USPSTF recommendation statements Screening for Breast Cancer, 2002 and 2009.] Select to access the abstract.

Medical Decision Making
Glasgow RE. Interactive media for diabetes self-management: issues in maximizing public health impact. Med Decis Making 2010 Nov/Dec; 30(6):722-31. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Whitlock et al. (Am J Prev Med, 2002) on USPSTF methodologies and AHRQ-funded articles by Glasgow et al. (Diabetes Care, 2005, and Am J Public Health, 2003).]

Military Medicine
McCarthy PM, O'Sullivan D. Efficacy of a brief cognitive behavior therapy program to reduce excessive drinking behavior among new recruits entering the Irish Navy: a pilot evaluation. Mil Med 2010 Nov; 175(11):841-6. [Cites USPSTF-sponsored evidence summary on behavioral counseling interventions in primary care to reduce risky/harmful alcohol use by adults (Ann Intern Med, 2004).]

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
Henley SJ, King JB, German RR, et al. Surveillance of screening-detected cancers (colon and rectum, breast, and cervix) - United States, 2004-2006. MMWR Surveill Summ 2010 Nov 26; 59(9):1-26. [Cites USPSTF recommendation statement on screening for colorectal cancer and related targeted, updated systematic review by Whitlock et al. (both published in Ann Intern Med, 2008), and USPSTF recommendation statement on screening for breast cancer and related targeted, updated systematic review by Nelson et al. (both published in Ann Intern Med, 2009); cites Prevention and Care Management: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), as published on AHRQ Web site, and USPSTF-sponsored systematic evidence review, Screening for Cervical Cancer, 2002, as published on AHRQ Web site. Also refer to AHRQ-funded article by Meltzer and Detsky (JAMA, 2010) cited in AHRQ-Funded/Authored Articles and article by Anhang Price et al. (J Gen Intern Med, 2010) cited in National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR)/National Healthcare Disparities Report (NHDR)-Related Articles.] Select to access the abstract.

Evidence-based Practice Centers-Related Articles

Journal of General Internal Medicine
Christianson JB, Volmar KM, Alexander J, et al. A report card on provider report cards: current status of the health care transparency movement. J Gen Intern Med 2010 Nov; 25(11):1235-41. [Cites systematic review by Fung et al. (Ann Intern Med, 2008) on the evidence that publishing patient performance data improves quality of care, which reviews articles and studies on the use and impact of Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS®) data, and for which the Southern California Evidence-based Practice Center assisted with retrieving articles and preparing the manuscript; cites AHRQ-funded articles by Werner and Asch (JAMA, 2005) and Hofer et al. (JAMA, 1999).] Select to access the abstract.

Medical Decision Making
Elwyn G, Frosch D, Volandes AE, et al. Investing in deliberation: a definition and classification of decision support interventions for people facing difficult health decisions. Med Decis Making 2010 Nov/Dec; 30(6):701-11. [Cites AHRQ-funded systematic review and meta-analysis by O'Connor et al. (Med Decis Making, 2007) on whether patient decision aids meet effectiveness criteria of the International Patient Decision Aid Standards Collaboration; cites AHRQ-funded article by Hibbard et al. (Med Care Res Rev, 2005).] Select to access the abstract.

Nursing Research
Djukic M, Kovner C, Budin WC, et al. Physical work environment: testing an expanded model of job satisfaction in a sample of registered nurses. Nurs Res 2010 Nov-Dec; 59(6):441-51. [Cites AHRQ Evidence Report/Technology Assessment, Nurse Staffing and Quality of Patient Care, 2007. Also refer to AHRQ-funded article by Galanter et al. (Am J Health Syst Pharm, 2010) cited in AHRQ-Funded/Authored Articles.] Select to access the abstract.

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

Archives of Internal Medicine
Shehab N, Sperling LS, Kegler SR, et al. National estimates of emergency department visits for hemorrhage-related adverse events from clopidogrel plus aspirin and from warfarin. Arch Intern Med 2010 Nov 22; 170(21):1926-33. [Cites AHRQ's NHQR, 2008.] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of General Internal Medicine
Anhang Price R. Association between physician specialty and uptake of new medical technologies: HPV tests in Florida Medicaid. J Gen Intern Med 2010 Nov; 25(11):1178-85. [Cites AHRQ's NHDR, 2008; cites the USPSTF Guide to Clinical Preventive Services, third edition, 2003.] Select to access the abstract.

O'Brien MJ, Halbert CH, Bixby R, et al. Community health worker intervention to decrease cervical cancer disparities in Hispanic women. J Gen Intern Med 2010 Nov; 25(11):1186-92. [Cites AHRQ's NHDR, 2008.] Select to access the abstract.

Zallman L, Ma J, Xiao L, et al. Quality of US primary care delivered by resident and staff physicians. J Gen Intern Med 2010 Nov; 25(11):1193-7. [Cites Institute of Medicine report Envisioning the National Health Care Quality Report, 2001.] Select to access the abstract.

Research by Others Using AHRQ Data or Products

Journal of Medical Economics
Kozma CM, Dickson M, Raut MK, et al. Economic benefit of a 1-day reduction in hospital stay for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). J Med Econ 2010 Nov 22. [Epub ahead of print. Uses 2006 HCUP NIS data; cites AHRQ publications, Final Report on Calculating Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) Variances, 2001, HCUP Methods Series Report 2003-2, 2005, Changes in the NIS Sampling and Weighting Strategy for 1998, HCUP Method Series Report 2002-1, 2002, and Overview of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS), 2000-2001, all published on AHRQ's HCUP Web site, and HCUP Method Series, Calculating Nationwide Inpatient Sample Variances, Report 2003-2, Appendix B.] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Gopaldas RR, Huh J, Dao TK, et al. Superior nationwide outcomes of endovascular versus open repair for isolated descending thoracic aortic aneurysm in 11,669 patients. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2010 Nov; 140(5):1001-10. [Uses 2006-2007 HCUP NIS data, citing HCUP Quality Control Procedures and Overview of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS), both published on AHRQ's HCUP Web site, and Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS), 2001; cites AHRQ-funded article by Deyo, Cherkin, and Ciol (J Clin Epidemiol, 1992).] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of Women's Health
Lee JM, Davis MM, Gebremariam A, et al. Age and sex differences in hospitalizations associated with diabetes. J Womens Health 2010 Nov; 19(11):2033-42. [Uses 1993-2006 HCUP NIS and 1998-2006 Clinical Classification Software (CCS); cites Overview of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS), 2003, as published on AHRQ's HCUP Web site; cites AHRQ-authored article by Zhan and Miller (current researcher in AHRQ's Center for Outcomes and Evidence and former center director, respectively) (JAMA, 2003), which uses AHRQ's Patient Safety Indicators and 2000 HCUP NIS data; cites articles by Bateman et al. (Stroke, 2006), which uses 1999-2002 HCUP NIS data, and Egede, Zheng, Simpson (Diabetes Care, 2002), which uses 1996 MEPS data.] Select to access the abstract.

Review of Economics and Statistics
Kreider B. Regression coefficient identification decay in the presence of infrequent classification errors. Rev Econ Stat 2010 Nov; 93(4):1017-23. [Uses 1996 MEPS data from a project coauthored with Steven Hill [researcher in AHRQ's Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends], who "provided valuable assistance with some of the computations in this paper"; cites AHRQ-authored article by Kreider and Hill (J Hum Resour, 2009), which uses 1996 MEPS data.]

Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment, and Health
Rehkopf DH, Kuper H, Marmot MG. Discrepancy between objective and subjective measures of job stress and sickness absence. Scand J Work Environ Health 2010 Nov; 36(6):449-57. [Uses study cohort data from the Whitehall II study, previously funded by AHRQ. Also select articles by Memtsoudis et al. (Anesth Analg, 2010) and Conway et al. (Health Serv Res, 2010) cited in AHRQ-Funded/Authored Articles] Select to access the abstract.

Page last reviewed November 2010
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