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April 2013

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1. Chen X, Tereshchenko LG, Berger RD, and Trayanova NA. Arrhythmia risk stratification based on QT interval instability: an intracardiac electrocardiogram study. Heart Rhythm 2013. Feb 13 [Epub ahead of press].
Key words: arrhythmia; implantable cardioverter-defibrillator; QT interval; risk stratification; sudden death

2. Cooper LA, Ghods Dinoso BK, Ford DE, Roter DL, Primm AB, Larson SM, Gill JM, Noronha GJ, Shaya EK, Wang NY. Comparative effectiveness of standard versus patient-centered collaborative care interventions for depression among African Americans in primary care settings: the BRIDGE Study. Health Services Research. 2013 Feb;48(1):150-74.
Key words: Depression, quality improvement, collaborative care, patient-centeredness, African Americans

3. Crum RM, La Flair L, Storr CL, Green KM, Stuart EA, Alvanzo AA, Lazareck S, Bolton JM, Robinson J, Sareen J, Mojtabai R. Reports of drinking to self-medicate anxiety symptoms: longitudinal assessment for subgroups of individuals with alcohol dependence. Depress Anxiety. 2013 Feb;30(2):174-83..
Key words: Addiction, alcoholism, anxiety disorder epidemiology, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder

4. Decamp M, Rodriguez J, Hecht S, Barry M, Sugarman J. An ethics curriculum for short-term global health trainees. Global Health. 2013 Feb 14;9(1):5.
Key words: Curriculum development, ethics; global health training; online education; short-term medical outreach

5. Durand DJ, Feldman LS, Lewin JS, Brotman DJ. Provider cost transparency alone has no impact on inpatient imaging utilization. Journal of the American College of Radiology. 2013 Feb;10(2):108-13.
Key words: Cost transparency, imaging utilization, utilization control, computerized provider order entry, clinical decision support software

6. Hanna DB, Buchacz K, Gebo KA, . . . Moore RD, et al.; for the North American AIDS Cohort Collaboration on Research and Design (NA-ACCORD) of the International Epidemiologic Databases to Evaluate AIDS. Trends and Disparities in Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation and Virologic Suppression Among Newly Treatment-Eligible HIV-Infected Individuals in North America, 2001-2009. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2013 Feb 12.
Key words: Antiretroviral therapy, healthcare disparities, HIV, time factors, viral load

7. Hernaez R, McLean J, Lazo M, Brancati FL, Hirschhorn JN, Borecki IB, Harris TB, Nguyen T, Kamel IR, Bonekamp S, Eberhardt MS, Clark JM, Kao WH, Speliotes EK; Genetics of obesity-related liver disease (GOLD) Consortium. Association between variants in or near PNPLA3, GCKR, and PPP1R3B with ultrasound-defined steatosis based on data from the NHANES III. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 2013 Feb 13. Epub ahead of print.
Key words: Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, replication, candidate gene study, genome-wide association study, SNP

8. Kostis WJ, Cabrera J, Hooper WC, Whelton PK, Espeland MA, Cosgrove NM, Cheng JQ, Deng Y, De Staerck C, Pyle M, Maruthur N, Reyes I, Anderson CA, Liu J, Kostis JB. Relationships between selected gene polymorphisms and blood pressure sensitivity to weight loss in elderly persons with hypertension. Hypertension. 2013 Feb 25. Epub ahead of print.
Key words: Blood pressure, genetics, obesity, sodium

9. Maurer M, Rosén K, Hsin-Ju H, Saini S Grattan C, Gimenéz-Arnau A, Agarwal S, Doyle R, Canvin J, Kaplan A, Casale T. Omalizumab for the treatment of chronic idiopathic or spontaneous urticaria. N Engl J Med. 2013; 368:924-935.
Key words: hives, omalizumab
PMID: /23432142

10. Martin KD, Roter DL, Beach MC, Carson KA, Cooper LA. Physician communication behaviors and trust among black and white patients with hypertension. Medical Care. 2013 Feb;51(2):151-7.
Key words: patient-physician communication, trust, African Americans

11. McGuire MJ, Noronha G, Samal L, Yeh HC, Crocetti S, Kravet S. Patient safety perceptions of primary care providers after implementation of an electronic medical record system. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2013 Feb;28(2):184-92.
Key words: electronic medical records, EMR, safety culture, primary care, safety attitudes questionnaire

12. Sur S, Han L, Tereshchenko L. Comparison of sum absolute QRST integral, and temporal variability in depolarization and repolarization, measured by dynamic vectorcardiography approach, in healthy men and women. PLOS ONE. 2013,8(2):e57175.
Key words: electrocardiography, vectorcardiography, gender, repolarization lability
PMID: 23451181

13. Thanassoulis G, Campbell CY, Owens DS, Smith JG, Smith AV, Peloso GM, Kerr KF, Pechlivanis S, Budoff MJ, Harris TB, Malhotra R, O'Brien KD, Kamstrup PR, Nordestgaard BG, Tybjaerg-Hansen A, Allison MA, Aspelund T, Criqui MH, Heckbert SR, Hwang SJ, Liu Y, Sjogren M, van der Pals J, Kälsch H, Mühleisen TW, Nöthen MM, Cupples LA, Caslake M, Di Angelantonio E, Danesh J, Rotter JI, Sigurdsson S, Wong Q, Erbel R, Kathiresan S, Melander O, Gudnason V, O'Donnell CJ, Post WS; CHARGE Extracoronary Calcium Working Group. Genetic associations with valvular calcification and aortic stenosis.
N Engl J Med. 2013 Feb 7;368(6):503-12.
Key words: genetics, heart disease, lipids

14. Yanik EL, Napravnik S, Ryscavage P, Eron JJ, Koletar SL, Moore RD, Zinski A, Cole SR, Hunt P, Crane HM, Kahn J, Mathews WC, Mayer K, Taiwo B; on behalf of the CFAR Network of Integrated Clinical Systems (CNICS) Cohort Study. Hematologic, hepatic, renal and lipid laboratory monitoring following initiation of combination antiretroviral therapy in the United States, 2000-2010. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 2013 Feb 26.
Key words: laboratory monitoring, antiretroviral therapy, antiretroviral toxicity

15. Zhou Y, Tung HY, Tsai YM, Hsu SC, Chang HW, Kawasaki H, Tseng HC, Plunkett B, Gao P, Hung CH, Vonakis BM, Huang SK. Aryl hydrocarbon receptor controls murine mast cell homeostasis. Blood. 2013 Mar 5. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Aryl hydrocarbon receptor; Mast cell; Oxidative stress; Protein tyrosine phosphatase


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