September 2014
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Anesthesiology and Critical Care Archives

1. Cohen SP, Atanelov L, Rammasubu C, Amasha R, Kurihara C, Verdun A, Duarte SS, Stambaugh T. Can changes in vital signs be used to predict the response to lumbar facet blocks and radiofrequency denervation? A prospective, correlational study. Reg Anesth Pain Med 2014; 39: 333-40.
Key words: facet joint; predictor; phenotype; low back pain; diagnostic injection; medial branch block
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24918331

2. Ephraim PL, Hill-Briggs F, Roter DL, Bone LR, Wolff JL, Lewis-Boyer L, Levine DM, Aboumatar HJ, Cooper LA, Fitzpatrick SJ, Gudzune KA, Albert MC, Monroe D, Simmons M, Hickman D, Purnell L, Fisher A, Matens R, Noronha GJ, Fagan PJ, Ramamurthi HC, Ameling JM, Charlston J, Sam TS, Carson KA, Wang NY, Crews DC, Greer RC, Sneed V, Flynn SJ, DePasquale N, Boulware LE. Contemp Clin Trials. Improving urban African Americans' blood pressure control through multi-level interventions in the Achieving Blood Pressure Control Together (ACT) study: A randomized clinical trial. 2014 Jun 21;38(2):370-382.
Key words: Community health worker, hypertension, self-management
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24956323

3. Latif A, Holzmueller CG, Pronovost PJ. Evaluating Safety Initiatives in Healthcare. Curr Anesthesiol Rep. 2014 Jun;4(2):100-106.
Key words: quality improvement, best practices, evaluation, framework, improvement science
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24976794

4. Paradis E, Leslie M, Puntillo K, Gropper M, Aboumatar HJ, Kitto S, Reeves S. Delivering interprofessional care in intensive care: a scoping review of ethnographic studies. Am J Crit Care. 2014 May;23(3):230-8.
Key words: teamwork, ethnography, literature review
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24786811

5. Rosen MA, Pronovost PJ. Advancing the use of checklists for evaluating performance in health care. Acad Med. 2014 Jul;89(7):963-5.
Key words: patient safety, assessment, checklist, standardized care, medical education
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24826861

6. Vega RA, Lyon C, Kierce JF, Tye GW, Ritter AM, Rhodes JL. J Neurosurg Pediatr. Minimizing transfusion requirements for children undergoing craniosynostosis repair: the CHoR protocol. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2014 May 30:1-6.
Key words: acute normovolemic hemodilution; estimated surgical blood loss; estimated blood volume; recombinant human erythropoietin alpha; intracranial pressure; transfusion-related lung injury; transfusion-related immune modulation; blood recycling; craniofacial surgery; craniosynostosis; erythropoietin; transfusion
http://thejns.org/doi/abs/10.3171/2014.4.PEDS13449?url_ver=Z39.88-2003&rfr_id=ori:rid:crossref.org&rfr_dat=cr_pub%3dpubmed
PMID:24877603

7. Yamaji-Kegan K, Takimoto E, Zhang A, Weiner NC, Meuchel LW, Berger AE, Cheadle C, Johns RA. Hypoxia-induced mitogenic factor (FIZZ1/RELM?) induces endothelial cell apoptosis and subsequent interleukin-4-dependent pulmonary hypertension. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2014; June 15;306(12):L1090-103.
Key words: Pulmonary hypertension, endothelial apoptosis, Th2 inflammation, hypoxia-induced mitogenic factor (HIMF)/FIZZ1/RELM?, human resistin
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24793164

1. Cohen SP. Con: I would not perform another ESI in this patient. Pain Med. 2014 Apr;15(4):545-6.
Key words: ethics; low back pain; epidural steroid injection; radiculopathy
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24635907

2. Jamison DE, Hsu E, Cohen SP. Epidural adhesiolysis: an evidence-based review. J Neurosurg Sci. 2014 Jun;58(2):65-76.
Key words: failed back surgery syndrome; epidural steroid injection; postlaminectomy syndrome; lysis of adhesions
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24819483

3. Manchikanti L, Hirsch JA, Heavner JE, Cohen SP, et al. Development of an interventional pain management specific instrument for methodologic quality assessment of nonrandomized studies of interventional techniques. Pain Physician. 2014 May-Jun;17(3):E291-317.
Key words: injection; chronic pain; instrument; systematic review
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24850112

4. Manchikanti L, Hirsch JA, Cohen SP, et al. Assessment of methodologic quality of randomized trials of interventional techniques: development of an interventional pain management specific instrument. Pain Physician. 2014 May-Jun;17(3):E263-90.
Key words: injection; chronic pain; instrument; systematic review
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24850111

5. Weaver SJ, Dy SM, Rosen MA. Team-training in healthcare: a narrative synthesis of the literature. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014 May;23(5):359-72.
Key words: patient safety, team training, teamwork
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24501181

1. Klompas M, Speck K, Howell MD, Greene LR, Berenholtz SM. Reappraisal of routine oral care with chlorhexidine gluconate for patients receiving mechanical ventilation: systematic review and meta-analysis. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 May 1;174(5):751-61.
Key words: oral care, chlorhexidine, mechanical ventilation, ventilator-associated pneumonia, meta-analysis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24663255

2. Paradis E, Leslie M, Puntillo K, Gropper M, Aboumatar HJ, Kitto S, Reeves S. Delivering interprofessional care in intensive care: a scoping review of ethnographic studies. Am J Crit Care. 2014 May;23(3):230-8.
Key words: interprofessional care, intensive care, qualitative research, review
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24786811

3. Perez B, Knych SA, Weaver SJ, Liberman A, Abel EM, Oetjen D, Wan TT. Understanding the barriers to physician error reporting and disclosure: a systemic approach to a systemic problem. J Patient Saf. 2014 Mar;10(1):45-51.
Key words: error reporting, physician disclosure, review
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24553443

4. Salaria ON, Barodka VM, Hogue CW, Berkowitz DE, Ness PM, Wasey JO, Frank SM. Impaired red blood cell deformability after transfusion of stored allogeneic blood but not autologous salvaged blood in cardiac surgery patients. Anesth Analg. 2014; doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000000227
Key words: Autologous, Blood, Deformability, Salvage, Transfusion
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24806142

5. Weaver SJ, Dy SM, Rosen MA. Team-training in healthcare: a narrative synthesis of the literature.BMJ Qual Saf. 2014 May;23(5):359-72.
Key words: patient safety, team training, teamwork
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24501181

1. Ameling JM, Ephraim PL, Bone LR, Levine DM, Roter DL, Wolff JL, Hill-Briggs F, Fitzpatrick SL, Noronha GJ, Fagan PJ, Lewis-Boyer L, Hickman D, Simmons M, Purnell L, Fisher A, Cooper LA, Aboumatar HJ, Albert MC, Flynn SJ, Boulware LE; ACT Study Investigators. Adapting hypertension self-management interventions to enhance their sustained effectiveness among urban African Americans. Fam Community Health. 2014 Apr-Jun;37(2):119-33.
Key words: community-based participatory research, health disparities, hypertension, implementation science
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24569158

2. Chalfin JH, Frank SM, Feng Z, Trock BJ, Drake BJ, Partin AW, Humphreys E, Ness PM, Jeong BC, Lee SB, Han M. Allogeneic versus autologous blood transfusion and survival after radical prostatectomy. Transfusion. 2014; Mar 6. doi: 10.1111/trf.12611. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Autologous, Blood, Cancer, Prostate, Transfusion
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24601996

3. Fan E, Dowdy DW, Colantuoni E, Mendez-Tellez PA, Sevransky JE, Shanholtz C, Himmelfarb CR, Desai SV, Ciesla N, Herridge MS, Pronovost PJ, Needham DM. Physical complications in acute lung injury survivors: a two-year longitudinal prospective study. Crit Care Med. 2014 Apr;42(4):849-59.
Key words: adult, cohort study, intensive care units, muscle weakness, respiratory distress syndrome
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24247473

4. Lucas DJ, Schexneider KI, Weiss M, Wolfgang CL, Frank SM, Hirose K, Ahuja N, Makary M, Cameron JL, Pawlik TM. Trends and risk factors for transfusion in hepatopancreatobiliary surgery. J Gastrointest Surg. 2014; Apr;18(4):719-28. doi: 10.1007/s11605-013-2417-9. Epub 2013 Dec 10.
Key words: Blood, Hepatic, Pancreatic, Surgery, Transfusion
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24323432

5. Nussenblatt V, Avdic E, Berenholtz S, Daugherty E, Hadhazy E, Lipsett PA, Maragakis LL, Perl TM, Speck K, Swoboda SM, Ziai W, Cosgrove SE. Ventilator-associated pneumonia: overdiagnosis and treatment are common in medical and surgical intensive care units. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Mar;35(3):278-84.
Key words: misdiagnosis, ventilator-associated pneumonia, VAP, antibiotic overuse, overdiagnosis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24521594

6. Ozak A, Wu H, Garrido M, Pronovost PJ, Gurses AP. Usability and perceived usefulness of personal health records for preventive health care; A case study focusing on patients' and primary care providers' perspectives. Appl Ergon. 2014 May;45(3):613-28.
Key words: personal health records, usability, usefulness
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24119975

7. Septimus E, Yokoe DS, Weinstein RA, Perl TM, Maragakis LL, Berenholtz SM. Maintaining the momentum of change: the role of the 2014 updates to the compendium in preventing healthcare-associated infections. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 May;35(5):460-3
Key words: healthcare-associated infection, HAI, prevention, translating evidence into practice
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24709714

8. Stonemetz JL, Allen PX, Wasey JO, Rivers RJ, Ness PM, Frank SM. Development of a risk-adjusted blood utilization metric. Transfusion. 2014; Feb 24. doi: 10.1111/trf.12548. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Adjusted, Blood, Metric, Risk, Transfusion, Utilization
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24611645

9. Yokoe DS, Anderson DJ, Berenholtz SM, Calfee DP, Dubberke ER, Ellingson K, Gerding DN, Haas J, Kaye KS, Klompas M, Lo E, Marschall J, Mermel LA, Nicolle L, Salgado C, Bryant K, Classen D, Crist K, Foster N, Humphreys E, Padberg J, Podgorny K, Vanamringe M, Weaver T, Wise R, Maragakis LL. Introduction to "a compendium of strategies to prevent healthcare-associated infections in acute care hospitals: 2014 updates." Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 May;35(5):455-9.
Key words: healthcare-associated infection, HAI prevention compendium, methods for compendium
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24709713

1. Aslakson R, Cheng J, Vollenweider D, Galusca D, Smith TJ, Pronovost PJ. Evidence-based palliative care in the intensive care unit: a systematic review of interventions. J Palliat Med. 2014 Feb;17(2):219-35.
Key words: palliative care, evidence-based care, review, interventions, intensive care
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24517300

2. Austin JM, D'Andrea G, Birkmeyer JD, Leape LL, Milstein A, Pronovost PJ, Romano PS, Singer SJ, Vogus TJ, Wachter RM. Safety in Numbers: The Development of Leapfrog's Composite Patient Safety Score for U.S. Hospitals. J Patient Saf. 2014 Mar;10(1):64-71.
Key words: patient safety, composite, score, performance measurement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24080719

3. Cohen SP, Hameed H, Kurihara C, Pasquina PF, Patel AM, Babade M, Griffith SR, Erdek ME, Jamison DE, Hurley RW. The effect of sedation on the accuracy and treatment outcomes for diagnostic injections: a randomized, controlled, crossover study. Pain Med. 2014 Feb 13. doi: 10.1111/pme.12389. [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: Accuracy; specificity; sensitivity; diagnostic block; sedation; sacroiliac joint; sympathetically-maintained pain
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24524866

4. Chalfin HJ, Frank SM, Feng Z, Trock BJ, Drake CG, Reach M, Partin AW, Humphreys E, Ness PM, Jeong BC, Lee SB, Han M. Allogeneic vs. autologous blood transfusion and survival after radical prostatectomy. Transfusion. 2014, March 6. doi: 10.1111/trf.12611
Key words: Allogeneic, Autologous, Prostatectomy, Survival, Transfusion
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24601996

5. Cohen SP, Mao J. Neuropathic pain: Mechanisms and their implications. BMJ. 2014; 348: f7656.
Key words: Neuropathic pain; mechanisms; central sensitization; peripheral sensitization; wind-up
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24500412

6. Herrick DB, Ullman N, Nekoovaght-Tak S, Hanley DF, Awad I, Ledroux S, Thompson CB, Ziai WC. Determinants of external ventricular drain placement and associated outcomes in patients with spontaneous intraventricular hemorrhage. Neurocrit Care. 2014 Feb 13. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: External ventricular drain, Intracerebral hemorrhage, Tissue plasminogen activator, Stroke, Cerebrovascular disease
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24522761

7. Kudchadkar SR, Aljohani OA, Punjabi NM. Sleep of critically ill children in the pediatric intensive care unit: A systematic review. Sleep Med Rev. 2014 April; 18(2): 103-110.
Key words: Sleep, Pediatric, Intensive care, Mechanical Ventilation, Delirium
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23702219

8. Martinez EA, Donelan K, Henneman JP, Berenholtz SM, Miralles PD, Krug AE, Iezzoni LI, Charnin JE, Pronovost PJ. Identifying meaningful outcome measures for the intensive care unit. Am J Med Qual. 2014 Mar-Apr;29(2):144-52.
Key words: adverse outcomes, intensive care unit, outcome measures, outcomes, patient safety, quality measurement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23892372

9. Nussenblatt V, Avdic E, Berenholtz S, Daugherty E, Hadhazy E, Lipsett PA, Maragakis LL, Perl TM, Speck K, Swoboda SM, Ziai WC, Cosgrove SE. Ventilator-associated pneumonia: overdiagnosis and treatment are common in medical and surgical intensive care units.
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014;35(3):278-84.
Key words: ventilator-associated pneumonia, critical care, antimicrobial therapy
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24521594

10. Pham JC, Alblaihed L, Cheung DS, Levy F, Hill PM, Kelen GD, Pronovost PJ, Kirsch TD.Measuring patient safety in the emergency department. Am J Med Qual. 2014 Mar-Apr;29(2):99-104.
Key words: emergency medicine, measurement, quality of health care, safety, safety management
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23728473

11. Pronovost PJ, Bo-Linn GW, Sapirstein A. From heroism to safe design: leveraging technology. Anesthesiology. 2014 Mar;120(3):526-9.
Key words: technology, safe systems, integrated care systems, device-technology connections
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24406798

12. Pronovost PJ, Wachter RM. Progress in patient safety: a glass fuller than it seems. Am J Med Qual. 2014 Mar-Apr;29(2):165-9.
Key words: safety, measurement, global trigger tool, improvement progress
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23939487

13. Qureshi A, Quinones-Hinojosa A, Ziai WC. A rare infectious presentation of a temporal bone meningioma. J Neurooncol. 2014 ;116(3):633-4.
Key words: Brain tumor, Meningioma, Neurocritical care
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24338211

14. Weaver SJ, Dy SM, Rosen MA. Team-training in healthcare: a narrative synthesis of the literature. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014 Feb 5. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2013-001848. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Patient safety, Team training, Teamwork
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24501181

1. Berenholtz SM, Lubomski LH, Weeks K, Goeschel CA, Marsteller JA, Pham JC, Sawyer MD, Thompson DA, Winters BD, Cosgrove SE, Yang T, Louis TA, Meyer Lucas B, George CT, Watson SR, Albert-Lesher MI, St Andre JR, Combes JR, Bohr D, Hines SC, Battles JB, Pronovost PJ. Eliminating central line-associated bloodstream infections: a national patient safety imperative. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Jan;35(1):56-62.
Key words: hospital- acquired infections, quality improvement, CLABSI, patient safety
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24334799

2. Cohen SP, Mao J. Neuropathic pain: mechanisms and their clinical implications. BMJ 2014; 348: f7656.
Key words: neuropathic pain; n-methyl-d-aspartate (NMDA); glial cell; central sensitization; wind-up; cytokine
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24500412

3. Hsiao CJ, Marsteller JA, Simon AE. Electronic medical record features and seven quality of care measures in physician offices. Am J Med Qual. 2014 Jan-Feb;29(1):44-52.
Key words: ambulatory care, electronic medical record, informatics, quality of health care
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23610232

4. Hsu E, Lin D, Evans SJ, Hamid KS, Frick KD, Yang T, Pronovost PJ, Pham JC. Doing well by doing good: assessing the cost savings of an intervention to reduce central line-associated bloodstream infections in a hawaii hospital.Am J Med Qual. 2014 Jan-Feb;29(1):13-9.
Key words: cost savings, critical care, health care economics and organizations, health care quality access and evaluation, insurance health reimbursement, patient safety
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23652336

5. Hurley RW, Zhao K, Tighe PJ, Ko PS, Pronovost PJ, Wu CL. Examination of publications from academic anesthesiology faculty in the United States. Anesth Analg. 2014 Jan;118(1):192-9.
Key words: publication performance, scholarship, anesthesiology, academic
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24149582

6. Lee F, Jamison DE, Hurley RW, Cohen SP. Epidural lysis of adhesions. Korean J Pain 2014; 27: 3-15.
Key words: adhesiolysis; postlaminectomy syndrome; failed back surgery; epidural neuroplasty
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24478895

7. Leslie M, Paradis E, Gropper MA, Reeves S, Kitto S. Applying ethnography to the study of context in healthcare quality and safety. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014 Feb;23(2):99-105.
Key words: patient-centered care, qualitative research, quality improvement, teamwork
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24096894

8. Martin GP, Leslie M, Minion J, Willars J, Dixon-Woods M. Between surveillance and subjectification: Professionals and the governance of quality and patient safety in English hospitals. Soc Sci Med. 2013 Dec;99:80-8.
Key words: acute care, Foucault, governmentality, Panopticon, United Kingdom
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24355474

9. Mendez-Tellez PA, Dinglas VD, Colantuoni E, Ciesla N, Sevransky JE, Shanholtz C, Pronovost PJ, Needham DM. Factors associated with timing of initiation of physical therapy in acute lung injury patients. J Crit Care 2013. Dec; 28(6);980:4.
Key words: acute lung injury, critical illness, intensive care unit, mechanical ventilation, physical therapy, rehabilitation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23845792

10. Miyazaki C, Zeynalov EN, Koehler RC, Littleton-Kearney MT. Effects of delayed estrogen treatment and 20-HETE synthesis inhibition on postischemic pial artery response to acetylcholine in rats. Open J Mol Integr Physiol 2014 Feb;4:1-10.
Key words: cerebral ischemia, estrogen, hormone replacement therapy, 20-HETE, arterial vasodilation
http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/ojmip.2014.41001
No PMID available

11. Paradis E, Leslie M, Gropper M, Aboumatar H, Kitto S, Reeves S. Interprofessional care in intensive care settings and the factors that impact it: results from a scoping review of ethnographic studies. J Crit Care. 2013 Dec;28(6):1062-7.
Key words: acute care, ethnographic research, interprofessional relations, literature review, patient safety
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23890936

12. Paradis E, Reeves S, Leslie M, Aboumatar H, Chesluk B, Clark P, Courtenay M, Franck L, Lamb G, Lyndon A, Mesman J, Puntillo K, Schmitt M, van Soeren M, Wachter B, Zwarenstein M, Gropper M, Kitto S. Exploring the nature of interprofessional collaboration and family member involvement in an intensive care context. J Interprof Care. 2014 Jan;28(1):74-5.
Key words: clinical outcomes, comparative, ethnography, intensive care, interprofessional collaboration
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23672585

13. Pham JC, Frick KD, Pronovost PJ. Why don't we know whether care is safe? Am J Med Qual. 2013 Nov-Dec;28(6):457-63.
Key words: improvement, measurement, patient safety, quality of care
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23526357

14. Pronovost PJ. Enhancing physicians' use of clinical guidelines. JAMA. 2013 Dec 18;310(23):2501-2.
Key words: clinical guidelines, adherence, implementation strategies
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24310916

15. Pronovost PJ, Demski R, Callender T, Winner L, Miller MR, Austin JM, Berenholtz SM; National Leadership Core Measures Work Groups. Demonstrating high reliability on accountability measures at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2013 Dec;39(12):531-44.
Key words: quality improvement, core measure, compliance, performance measure, reliability
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24416944

16. Wahr JA, Shore AD, Harris LH, Rogers P, Panesar S, Matthew L, Pronovost PJ, Cleary K, Pham JC. Comparison of intensive care unit medication errors reported to the United States' MedMarx and the United Kingdom's National Reporting and Learning System: a cross-sectional study. Am J Med Qual. 2014 Jan-Feb;29(1):61-9.
Key words: critical care, hospital incident reporting, medication errors, risk management
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23656705

1. Brown CH, Savage WJ; Masear CG; Walston JD; Tian J; Hogue CW, Frank SM: Odds of transfusion for older adults compared with younger adults undergoing surgery. Anesth Analg. 2014 Jan 9. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Blood, Elderly, Surgery, Transfusion
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24413550

2. Frank SM, Masear CG. Optimizing preoperative blood product orders at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. MLO Med Lab Obs. 2013; 45:13-4.
Key words: Blood, MSBOS, Optimizing, Ordering
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24294691

3. Frank SM, Smith-Resar L, Rothschild JA, Dackiw EA, Savage WJ, Ness PM: A Novel Method of Data Analysis for Utilization of Red Cell Transfusion. Transfusion. 2013 Dec;53(12):3052-9. doi: 10.1111/trf.12227
Key words: Analysis, Blood, Novel, Method, Utilization
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23621848

4. Grant MC, Rothschild JA, Whitman GJ, Savage WJ, Ness PM, Frank SM; Clinical Predictors of Postoperative Hemoglobin Drift. Transfusion. 2013. Nov 17. doi: 10.1111/trf.12491. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Blood, Drift, Hemoglobin, Transfusion
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24236570

5. Hsu E, Atanelov L, Plunkett AR, Chai N, Chen Y, SP. Epidural lysis of adhesions for failed back surgery and spinal stenosis: factors associated with treatment outcome. Anesth Analg. 2014; 118: 215-24.
Key words: Lysis of adhesions; adhesiolysis; failed back surgery syndrome; postlaminectomy; epidural adhesion
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24356168

6. Lucas DJ, Schexneider KI, Weiss M, Wolfgang CL, Frank SM, Hirose K, Ahuja N, Makary M, Cameron JL, Pawlik TM. Trends and risk factors for transfusion in hepatopancreatobiliary surgery. J Gastrointest Surg. 2013; Dec 10. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Blood, Hepatobiliary, Transfusion
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24323432

1. Frank SM, Barodka VM. In response. Anesth Analg. 2013 Nov; 117(5):1260-1.
Key words: Blood, Cell, Deformability
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24149505

2. Frank SM, Masear CG. Optimizing preoperative blood product orders at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. MLO Med Lab Obs. 2013 Oct; 45(10):13-4.
Key words:Blood, MSBOS, Ordering, Surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24294691

3. Grant MC, Whitman GJ, Savage WJ, Ness PM, Frank SM. Clinical predictors of postoperative hemoglobin drift. Transfusion 2013; Nov 17. doi: 10.1111/trf.12491. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Blood, Drift, Hemoglobin, Transfusion
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24236570

4. Lucas DJ, Schexneider KI, Weiss M, Wolfgang CL, Frank SM, Hirose K, Ahuja N, Makary M, Cameron JL, Pawlik TM. Trends and risk factors for transfusion in hepatopancreatobiliary surgery. J Gastrointest Surg. 2013; Dec 10. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Blood, Hepatic, Pancreatic, Surgery, Transfusion
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24323432

5. Marsteller JA, Hsu YJ, Wen M, Wolff J, Frick K, Reider L, Scharfstein D, Boyd C, Leff B, Schwartz L, Karm L, Boult C. Effects of guided care on providers' satisfaction with care: a three-year matched-pair cluster-randomized trial. Popul Health Manag. 2013 Oct 16(5):317-25.
Key words: guided care model, chronic illness, health provider satisfaction
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23560515

6. Mendez-Tellez PA, Dinglas VD, Colantuoni E, Ciesla N, Sevransky JE, Shanholtz C, Pronovost PJ, Needham DM. Factors associated with timing of initiaition of physical therapy in patients wfith acute lung surgery. J Crit Care. 2013 Dec;28(6):980-4.
Key words: acute lung injury, critical illness, intensive care unit, mechanical ventilation, physical therapy
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23845792

7. Michtalik HJ, Pronovost PJ, Marsteller JA, Spetz J, Brotman DJ. Identifying potential predictors of a safe attending physician workload: A survey of hospitalists. J Hosp Med. 2013 Nov;8(11):644-6.
Key words: physician workload, hospitalists, patient safety, unsafe census
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24124053

8. Murphy DJ, Needham DM, Netzer G, Zeger SL, Colantuoni E, Ness P, Pronovost PJ, Berenholtz SM. RBC transfusion practices among critically ill patients: has evidence changed practice? Crit Care Med. 2013 Oct;41(10):2344-2353.
Key words: blood transfusion, health services research, intensive care units, outcome and process assessment (healthcare), quality of health care
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23939350

9. Palomar M, Alvarez-Lerma F, Riera A, Díaz MT, Torres F, Agra Y, Larizgoitia I, Goeschel CA, Pronovost PJ. Impact of a national multimodal intervention to prevent catheter-related bloodstream infection in the ICU: The Spanish experience. Crit Care Med. 2013 Oct;41(10):2364-2372.
Key words: catheter-related bacteremia, intensive care unit, multimodal intervention, patient safety, prevention
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23939352

1. Aboumatar HJ, Carson KA, Beach MC, Roter DL, Cooper LA. The impact of health literacy on desire for participation in healthcare, medical visit communication, and patient reported outcomes among patients with hypertension. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Nov;28(11):1469-76.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23690237
Key words: health literacy, participatory decision making, patient-physician relationship, communication

2. Bicket MC, Gupta A, Brown CH 4th, Cohen SP. epidural injections for spinal pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis evaluating the "control" injections in randomized controlled trials. Anesthesiology. 2013 Oct;119:907-31.
Key words: Epidural steroid; sciatica; radiculopathy; placebo
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24195874

3. Bienvenu OJ, Gellar J, Althouse BM, Colantuoni E, Sricharoenchai T, Mendez-Tellez PA, Shanholtz C, Dennison CR, Pronovost PJ, Needham DM. Post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms after acute lung injury: a 2-year prospective longitudinal study. Psychol Med. 2013 Dec;43(12):2657-2671.
Key words: acute lung surgery, adult, epidemiology, glucocorticoids, post-traumatic stress disorder
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23438256

4. Cohen SP, Deyo RA. A call to arms: The credibility gap in interventional pain medicine and recommendations for future research. Pain Med. 2013; 14: 1280-3.
Key words: Injections; clinical trials; pain medicine interventions
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23819693

5. Cooper LA, Boulware LE, Miller ER 3rd, Golden SH, Carson KA, Noronha G, Huizinga MM, Roter DL, Yeh HC, Bone LR, Levine DM, Hill-Briggs F, Charleston J, Kim M, Wang NY, Aboumatar H, Halbert JP, Ephraim PL, Brancati FL. Creating a transdisciplinary research center to reduce cardiovascular health disparities in Baltimore, Maryland: lessons learned. Am J Public Health. 2013 Nov;103(11):e26-38.
Key words: Health disparities, cardiovascular disease, transdisciplinary research, vulnerable populations, quality improvement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24028238

6. Cvach MM, Currie A, Sapirstein A, Doyle PA, Pronovost P. Managing clinical alarms: Using data to drive change. Nurs Manage. 2013 Nov;44(11 Safety Solutions):8-12.
Key words: alarms, management, quality improvement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24157846

7. Dixon-Woods M, Redwood S, Leslie M, Minion J, Martin GP, Coleman JJ. Improving quality and safety of care using "technovigilance": an ethnographic case study of secondary use of data from an electronic prescribing and decision support system. Milbank Q 2013 Sep;91(3):424-54.
Key words: electronic health records, meaningful use, patient safety, quality of care, ethnography
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24028694

8. Fakih MG, George C, Edson BS, Goeschel CA, Saint S. Implementing a national program to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infection: a quality improvement collaboration of state hospital associations, academic medical centers, professional societies, and government agencies. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2013 Oct;34(10):1048-54.
Key words: healthcare-associated infection, catheter-associated urinary tract infection, quality improvement, patient safety
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24018921

9. Holden RJ, Carayon P, Gurses AP, Hoonakker P, Hundt AS, Ozok AA, Rivera-Rodriguez AJ. SEIPS 2.0: a human factors framework for studying and improving the work of healthcare professionals and patients. Ergonomics. 2013 Nov;56(11):1669-86.
Key words: healthcare, work system, patient-centered care, patient and family engagement, SEIPS model
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24088063

10. Lee CS, Nagy PG, Weaver SJ, Newman-Toker DE. Cognitive and system factors contributing to diagnostic errors in radiology. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2013 Sep;201(3):611-7.
Key words: diagnostic error, radiology, patient safety, cognitive bias, systems
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23971454

11. Lee KKH, Berenholtz SM, Hobson DB, Demski RJ, Yang T, Wick, EC. Building a business case for colorectal surgery quality improvement. Dis Colon Rectum. 2013 Nov;56(11):1298-1303.
Key words: comprehensive unit-based safety program, business model, quality improvement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24105006

12. McCarthy ML, Ding R, Roderer NK, Steinwachs DM, Ortmann MJ, Pham JC, Bessman ES, Kelen GD, Atha W, Retezar R, Bessman SC, Zeger SL. Does providing prescription information or services improve medication adherence among patients discharged from the emergency department? A randomized controlled trial. Ann Emerg Med. 2013 Sep;62(3):212-3.
Key words: medication adherence, adult, emergency department, quality
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23561463

13. Stonemetz J. "2013 AIMS Market Update" ASA Newsletter 2013; Vol 77 (11):28-30.
Key words: AIMS (Anesthesia Information Management Systems); market penetration; meaningful use; AIMS Vendors
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1. Fernández AM, Cronin J, Greenberg RS, Heitmiller ES. Pediatric preoperative blood ordering: when is a type and screen or crossmatch really needed? Paediatr Anaesth. 2013 Aug 19. doi: 10.1111/pan.12250.
Key words: blood grouping and crossmatching, blood transfusion, healthcare costs, pediatric anesthesia
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23957750

1. Holzmueller CG, Pronovost PJ. Organising a manuscript reporting quality improvement or patient safety research. BMJ Qual& Saf. 2013 Sep; 22(9):777-85.
Key words: Continuing education, continuing professional development, Patient safety, Quality improvement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23674694

2. Hong AL, Sawyer MD, Shore A, Winters BD, Masuga M, Lee H, Mathews SC, Weeks K, Goeschel CA, Berenholtz SM, Pronovost PJ, Lubomski LH; On the CUSP: Stop BSI Program. Decreasing central-line-associated bloodstream infections in Connecticut intensive care units. J Healthc Qual. 2013 Sep;35(5):78-87.
Key words: Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program, central-catheter-associated bloodstream infection, healthcare-associated infections, patient safety
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23347278

3. Lee CS, Nagy PG, Weaver SJ, Newman-Toker DE. Cognitive and system factors contributing to diagnostic errors in radiology. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2013 Sep;201(3):611-7.
Key words: cognitive biasis, diagnostic errors, fatigue, medical errors, misdiagnosis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23971454

4. Liu JJ, Maxwell BG, Panousis P, Chung BI. Perioperative outcomes for laparoscopic and robotic compared to open prostatectomy using the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) database. Urology. 2013 [epub July 19, 2013].
Key words: minimally invasive surgery, NSQIP, prostatectomy, robotic surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23876584

5. Maxwell BG, Liu JJ. Clinical relevance of urodynamic parameter changes in thoracic epidural analgesia. Anesthesiology. 2013 119(1):237-8.
Key words: thoracic epidural, urodynamics, urinary retention
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23856668

6. Maxwell BG, Wong JK, Kin C, Lobato RL. Perioperative outcomes of noncardiac surgery in adults with congenital heart disease. Anesthesiology. 2013 [epub July 31, 2013].
Key words: adult congenital heart disease, ACHD, noncardiac surgery, perioperative morbidity
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23907357

7. Paradis E, Leslie M, Gropper MA, Aboumatar HJ, Kitto S, Phd SR. Interprofessional care in intensive care settings and the factors that impact it: Results from a scoping review of ethnographic studies. J Crit Care. 2013 Jul 24.pii: S0883-9441(13)00140-8.
Key words: Acute care, ethnographic research, interprofessional relations, literature review, patient safety, quality of health care
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23890936

8. Saber Tehrani AS, Lee H, Mathews SC, Shore A, Makary MA, Pronovost PJ, Newman-Toker DE. 25-Year summary of US malpractice claims for diagnostic errors 1986-2010: an analysis from the National Practitioner Data Bank. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013 Aug;22(8):672-80.
Key words: Adverse events, epidemiology and detection, Diagnostic errors, Medical error, measurement/epidemiology
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23610443

1. Bixenstine PJ, Zarbo RJ, Holzmueller CG, Yenokyan G, Robinson R, Hudson DW, Prescott AM, Hubble R, Murphy MM, George CT, D'Angelo R, Watson SR, Lubomski LH, Berenholtz SM. Developing and pilot testing practical measures of preanalytic surgical specimen identification defects. Am J Med Qual. 2013 Aug 28(4):308-314.
Key words: identification errors, labeling errors, quality measures, surgical pathology, surgical specimens
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23322909

2. Frank SM, Rothschild JA, Masear CG, MD, Rivers RJ, Merritt WT, Savage WJ, Ness PM. Optimizing preoperative blood ordering with data acquired from an anesthesia information management system. Anesthesiology 2013 June;118(6):1286-97.
Key words: optimizing, anesthesia information management system
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23695091

3. Saber Tehrani AS, Lee H, Mathews SC, Shore A, Makary MA, Pronovost PJ, Newman-Toker DE. 25-Year summary of US malpractice claims for diagnostic errors 1986-2010: an analysis from the National Practitioner Data Bank. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013 Aug;22(8):672-80.
Key words: diagnostic errors, adverse events, epidemiology and detection, medical error, measurement/epidemiology
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23610443

4. Selberg J, Pronovost P, Kaplan G. Culture conscious. Leaders talk quality, change needed for improvement at Virtual Conference. Mod Healthc. 2013 Jun 17;43(24):18, 22.
Key words: culture
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23875235

5. Shake JG, Pronovost PJ, Whitman GJ. Cardiac surgical ICU care: eliminating "preventable" complications. J Card Surg. 2013 Jul;28(4):406-13.
Key words: intensive care unit, ICU care, cardiac surgery patient, preventable complications
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23718856

1. Boult C, Leff B, Boyd CM, Wolff JL, Marsteller JA, Frick KD, Wegener S, Reider L, Frey K, Mroz TM, Karm L, Scharfstein DO. A matched-pair cluster-randomized trial of guided care for high-risk older patients. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 May;28(5):612-21.
Key words: multi-morbidity, primary care, care management, randomized controlled trial, transitional care
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23307395

2. Carayon P, Wetterneck TB, Rivera-Rodriguez AJ, Hundt AS, Hoonakker P, Holden R, Gurses AP. Human factors systems approach to healthcare quality and patient safety.
Appl Ergon. 2013 Jul 8. doi:pii: S0003-6870(13)00096-3.
Key words: balanced work system, healthcare, healthcare team, macroergonomics, patient safety, patient-centered care, SEIPS model, sociotechnical system
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23845724

3. Cooper LA, Marsteller JA, Noronha GJ, Flynn SJ, Carson KA, Boonyasai RT, Anderson CA, Aboumatar HJ, Roter DL, Dietz KB, Miller ER 3rd, Prokopowicz GP, Dalcin AT, Charleston JB, Simmons M, Huizinga MM. A multi-level system quality improvement intervention to reduce racial disparities in hypertension care and control:study protocol. Implement Sci. 2013 Jun 4;8:60.
Key words: Quality improvement, hypertension, health disparities, pragmatic trial, organizational culture, community-based participatory research, study design
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23734703

4. Elnahal SM, Pronovost PJ, Herman JM. More than the sum of its parts: how multidisciplinary cancer care can benefit patients, providers, and health systems. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2013 Jun 1;11(6):738-42.
Key words: cancer, multidisciplinary care, coordinated care, patient-centered, multidisciplinary clinic
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23744870

5. Kochhar A, Pronovost PJ, Gourin CG. Hospital-acquired conditions in head and neck cancer surgery. Laryngoscope. 2013 Jul;123(7);1660-9.
Key words: hospital-acquired conditions, complications, surgery, head and neck neoplasms, costs, Nationwide Inpatient Sample
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23733563

6. Matar DS, Pham JC, Louis TA, Berenholtz SM. Achieving and sustaining ventilator-associated pneumonia-free time among Intensive Care Units (ICUs): Evidence from the Keystone ICU Quality Improvement Collaborative. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2013 Jul;34(7):740-3.
Key words: ventilator-associate pneumonia, VAP, hospital-acquired infection, intensive care unit, ICU
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23739079

7. Mendez-Tellez PA, Dinglas VD, Colantuoni E, Ciesla N, Sevransky JE, Shanholtz C, Pronovost PJ, Needham DM. Factors associated with timing of initiation of physical therapy in patients with acute lung injury. J Crit Care. 2013 Jul . pii: S0883-9441(13)00176-7.
Key words: acute lung injury, critical illness, intensive care unit, mechanical ventilation, physical rehabilitation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23845792

8. Michtalik HJ, Pronovost PJ, Marsteller JA, Spetz J, Brotman DJ. Developing a model for attending physician workload and outcomes. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 June;173(11):1026-8.
Key words: physician workload, measurement, quality, patient safety, outcome measure
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23609943

9. Newhouse RP, Dennison Himmelfarb C, Morlock L, Frick KD, Pronovost P, Liang Y. A phased cluster-randomized trial of rural hospitals testing a quality collaborative to improve heart failure care: organizational context matters. Med Care. 2013 May;51(5):396-403.
Key words: rural hospital, quality, nursing, quality collaborative, core measures
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23579349

10. Pennathur PR, Thompson D, Abernathy JH 3rd, Martinez EA, Pronovost PJ, Kim GR, Bauer LC, Lubomski LH, Marsteller JA, Gurses AP. Technologies in the wild (TiW): human factors implications for patient safety in the cardiovascular operating room. Ergonomics. 2013;56(2):205-19.
Key words: patient safety, technology, hazards, cognition, cardiac operating room
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23384283

11. Pham JC, Pronovost PJ, Skipper GE. Identification of physician impairment. JAMA. 2013 May 22;309(20):2101-2.
Key words: substance abuse, professionalism, quality, patient safety
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23629590

12. Salas E, Rosen MA. Building high reliability teams: progress and some reflections on teamwork training. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013 May; 22(5):369-73.
Key words: teamwork, team training, patient safety
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23608882

13. Salas E, Paige JT, Rosen MA. Creating new realities in healthcare: the status of simulation-based training as a patient safety improvement strategy. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013 Jun; 22(6):449-52. Commentary
Key words: accreditation, adverse events, epidemiology and detection, ambulatory care
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23704117

14. Winters BD, Pronovost PJ. Rapid response systems: Should we still question their implementation? J Hosp Med. 2013 May;8(5):278-81.
Key words: rapid response systems, rapid response teams, mortality rate
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23606379

1. Aboumatar HJ, Cooper LA. Contextualizing patient-centered care to fulfill its promise of better health outcomes: beyond who, what, and why. Ann Intern Med. 2013 Apr 16;158(8):628-9.
Key words: patient-centered care, patient involvement, quality
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23588750

2. Boult C, Leff B, Boyd CM, Wolff JL, Marsteller JA, Frick KD, Wegener S, Reider L, Frey K, Mroz TM, Karm L, Scharfstein DO. A matched-pair cluster-randomized trial of guided care for high-risk older patients. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 May;28(5):612-21.
Key words: multi-morbidity, primary care, care management, randomized controlled trial, transitional care
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23307395

3. Cooper LA, Marsteller JA, Noronha GJ, Flynn SJ, Carson KA, Boonyasai RT, Anderson CA, Aboumatar HJ, Roter DL, Dietz KB, Miller ER 3rd, Prokopowicz GP, Dalcin AT, Charleston JB, Simmons M, Huizinga MM. A multi-level system quality improvement intervention to reduce racial disparities in hypertension care and control: study protocol. Implement Sci. 2013 Jun 4;8(1):60.
Key words: quality improvement, hypertension, health disparities, pragmatic trial, organizational culture
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23734703

4. Cohen SP, Bicket MC, Jamison D, Wilkinson I, Rathmell JP. Epidural steroids: A comprehensive, evidence-based review. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2013 May-June; 38(3): 175-200.
Key words: sciatica; radiculopathy; epidural steroid; transforaminal; nerve root block
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23598728

5. Datta S, Manchikanti L, Falco FJ, Calodney AK, Atluri S, Benyamin RM, Buenaventura RM, Cohen SP. Diagnostic utility of selective nerve root blocks in the diagnosis of lumbosacral radicular pain: systematic review and update of current evidence. Pain Physician. 2013 April; 16(2 Suppl): SE97-124.
Key words: diagnostic; predictive value; selective nerve root block; radiculopathy; sciatica
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23615888

6. Frank SM, Rothschild JA, Masear CG, MD, Rivers RJ, Merritt WT, Savage WJ, Ness PM. Optimizing preoperative blood ordering with data acquired from an anesthesia information management system.
Anesthesiology. 2013 June;118(6):1286-97.
Key words: Blood, ordering, AIMS, MSBOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23695091

7. Hsu E, Cohen SP. Postamputation pain: Epidemiology, mechanisms and treatment. J Pain Res. 2013; 6: 121-36.
Key words: phantom limb; postamputation; residual limb; stump
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23426608

8. Manchikanti L, Benyamin RM, Singh V, Falco FJ, Hameed H, Derby R, Wolfer LR, Helm S 2nd, Calodney AK, Datta S, Snook LT, Caraway DL, Hirsch JA, Cohen SP. An update of the systematic appraisal of the accuracy and utility of lumbar discography in chronic low back pain. Pain Physician. 2013 April; 16(2 Suppl): SE55-95.
Key words: lumbar discography; discogenic pain; predictive value; discogram
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23615887

9. Makary MA, Aswani MS, Ibrahim AM, Reagan J, Wick EC, Pronovost PJ. Variation in surgical site infection monitoring and reporting by state. J Healthc Qual. 2013 Mar-Apr;35(2):41-6.
Key words: legislation, public reporting, surgical site infection
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22385154

10. Matar DS, Pham JC, Louis TA, Berenholtz SM. Achieving and sustaining ventilator-associated pneumonia-free time among Intensive Care Units (ICUs): Evidence from the Keystone ICU Quality Improvement Collaborative. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2013 Jul;34(7):740-3.
Key words: ventilator-associate pneumonia, VAP, hospital-acquired infection, intensive care unit, ICU
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23739079

11. Mehtsun WT, Ibrahim AM, Diener-West M, Pronovost PJ, Makary MA. Surgical never events in the United States. Surgery. 2013 Apr;153(4):465-72.
Key words: surgery, never events, malpractice claims
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23257079

12. Singh V, Manchikanti L, Calodney AK, Staats PS, Falco FJ, Caraway DL, Hirsch JA, Cohen SP. Percutaneous lumbar laser disc decompression: an update of current evidence.
Pain Physician 2013; 16 (2 Suppl): SE229-60.
Key words: minimally invasive; disc decompression; radiculopathy; sciatica; laser
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23615885

1. Berkow L. Factors affecting hemoglobin measurement. J Clin Monit Comput. 2013 Mar 26. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: hemoglobin concentration, CO-Oximetry, hematology analyzer, point-of-care, noninvasive
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23529342

2. Cohen SP, Maus T, Kennedy DJ. The need for magnetic resonance imaging before epidural corticosteroid injection. PM R. 2013 March; 5(3): 230-7.
Key words: epidural steroid injection; MRI; outcome assessment; predictive value
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23481331

1. Frank SM, Abazyan B, Ono M, Hogue CW, Cohen DB, Berkowitz DE, Ness PM, Barodka VM. Decreased erythrocyte deformability after transfusion and the effects of erythrocyte storage duration. Anesth Analg. 2013; Feb 28. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Erythrocyte, storage, lesion
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23449853

2. Kroll CE, Schartz B, Gonzalez-Fernandez M, Gordon AH, Babade M, Erdek MA, Mekhail N, Cohen SP. Factors associated with outcome after superior hypogastric plexus neurolysis in cancer patients. Clin J Pain. 2013 Feb 26. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Cancer, Superior hypogastric plexus, neurolysis, malignancy
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23446083

1. Aboumatar H, Pronovost P. Commentary: making hospital care patient-centered: the three patient questions framework. Am J Med Qual. 2013 Jan-Feb;28(1):78-80.
Key words: patient- centered care, patient-centered action framework
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22892825

2. Bembea MM, Schwartz JM, Shah N, Colantuoni E, Lehmann CU, Kickler T, Pronovost P, Strouse JJ. Anticoagulation Monitoring during Pediatric Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
ASAIO J. 2013 Jan-Feb;59(1):63-8.
Key words: ECMO, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, anticoagulation monitoring
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23263338

3. Bembea MM, Annich G, Rycus P, Oldenburg G, Berkowitz I, Pronovost P. Variability in anticoagulation management of patients on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: an international survey*.Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2013 Feb;14(2):e77.
Key words: anticoagulation, anti-factor Xa, antithrombin, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, thromboelastography
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23287906

4. De Lissovoy G, Pronovost PJ, Faden R. Long-term acute care hospitals: A clinical, economic, and ethical dilemma. Med Care. 2013 Jan;51(1):1-3.
Key words: long term facility, quality of care, resource misuse
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23222465

5. Headrick LA, Barton AJ, Ogrinc G, Strang C, Aboumatar HJ, Aud MA, Haidet P, Lindell D, Madigosky WS, Patterson JE. Results of an effort to integrate quality and safety into medical and nursing school curricula and foster joint learning. Health Aff (Millwood). 2012 Dec;31(12): 2669-80.
Key words: patient safety curriculum, quality improvement curriculum, medical school, nursery school
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23213151

6. Holzmueller CG, Wu AW, Pronovost PJ. A framework for encouraging patient engagement in medical decision making. J Patient Saf. 2012 Dec;8(4):161-4.
Key words: patient decision making, patient safety, medical decision making, physician -patient relationship, framework
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22892584

7. Kelly CP, Green PH, Murray JA, Dimarino A, Colatrella A, Leffler DA, Alexander T, Arsenescu R, Leon F, Jiang JG, Arterburn LA, Paterson BM, Fedorak RN; Larazotide Acetate Celiac Disease Study Group. Larazotide acetate in patients with coeliac disease undergoing a gluten challenge: a randomised placebo-controlled study. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2013 Jan;37(2):252-62. doi: 10.1111/apt.12147.
Key words: Coeliac disease, gluten, intestinal permeability, autoimmunity
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23163616

8. Latif A, Rawat N, Pustavoitau A, Pronovost PJ, Pham JC. National study on the distribution, causes, and consequences of voluntarily reported medication errors between the intensive care unit and non-intensive care unit settings. Crit Care Med. 2013;41(2):389-98.
Key words: adverse drug reaction reporting systems, adverse events, critical care, ICU, medical errors, patient safety
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23263619

9. Lin DM, Weeks K, Holzmueller CG, Pronovost PJ, Pham JC. Maintaining and Sustaining the On the CUSP: Stop BSI Model in Hawaii. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2013.Feb; 39(2)
Key words: CLABSI, central line-associated bloodstream infections, ICU, intensive care units, Hawaii collaborative, on the CUSP:Stop BSI program
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/jcaho/jcjqs/2013/00000039/00000002/art00001
PMID: 23427476

10. Marshall M, Pronovost P, Dixon-Woods M. Promotion of improvement as a science. Lancet. 2013;381(9864):419-21.
Key words: quality of improvement, improvement science, health care
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23374480

11. Marsteller JA, Sexton JB, Hsu YJ, Hsiao CJ, Holzmueller CG, Pronovost PJ, Thompson DA. A multicenter, phased, cluster-randomized controlled trial to reduce central line-associated bloodstream infections in intensive care units. Crit Care Med. 2012;40(11):2933-9.
Key words: catheter-related infections, evidence-based practice, intensive care units, prevention and control, quality improvement, randomized controlled trial
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22890251

12. Tropello SP, Ravitz AD, Romig M, Pronovost PJ, Sapirstein A. Enhancing the quality of care in the intensive care unit: a systems engineering approach. Crit Care Clin. 2013;29(1):113-24.
Key words: systems engineering, intensive care units, health care quality, health care systems, patient harms
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23182531

13. Winters B, Custer J, Galvagno SM Jr, Colantuoni E, Kapoor SG, Lee H, Goode V, Robinson K, Nakhasi A, Pronovost P, Newman-Toker D. Diagnostic errors in the intensive care unit: a systematic review of autopsy studies. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012;21(11):894-902.
Key words: intensive care unit, diagnostic errors, preventable morbidity
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22822241

1. Angelini DJ, Su Q, Yamaji-Kegan K, Fan C, Skinner JT, Poloczek A, El-Haddad H, Cheadle C, Johns RA. Hypoxia-induced mitogenic factor (HIMF/FIZZ1/RELMalpha) in chronic hypoxia- and antigen-mediated pulmonary vascular remodeling. Respir Res. 2013 Jan 4;14(1):1. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: pulmonary vascular remodeling, chronic hypoxia, antigen sensitization and challenge, pulmonary vascular remodeling, RELM , FIZZ1, hypoxia induced mitogenic factor (HIMF)
PMID: 23289668
http://respiratory-research.com/content/14/1/1

2. Cohen SP, Chen Y, Neufeld NJ. Sacroiliac joint pain: a comprehensive review of epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment. Expert Rev Neurother. 2013; 13: 99-116.
Key words: sacroiliac joint; predictive value; radiofrequency
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23253394

3. Cohen SP, Huang JH, Brummett C. Facet joint pain-advances in patient selection and treatment. Nat Rev Rheumatol. 2012 Nov 20. doi: 10.1038/nrrheum.2012.198.
Key words: facet joint; radiofrequency; zygapophysial joint
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23165358

4. Cohen SP, Galvagno SM, Plunkett A, Harris D, Kurihara C, Turabi A, Rehrig S, Buckenmaier CC 3rd, Chelly JE. A multicenter, randomized, controlled study evaluating preventive etanercept on postoperative pain after inguinal hernia repair. Anesth Analg. 2013 Jan 9. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: preemptive analgesia; preventive analgesia; etanercept; chronic postsurgical pain; post-herniorrhaphy pain; tumor necrosis factor
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23302973

5. Cohen SP, Mao J, Vu TN, Strassels SA, Gupta A, Erdek MA, Christo PJ, Kurihara C, Griffith SR, Buckenmaier CC 3rd, Chen L. Pain Med. 2013 Jan 7. doi: 10.1111/pme.12027. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Epidural steroid injection; pain threshold; quantitative sensory testing; outcome; predictor
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23294538

6. Onyewu O, Manchikanti L, Falco FJ, Singh V, Geffert S, Helm Ii S, Cohen SP, Hirsch JA. An update of the appraisal of the accuracy and utility of cervical discography in chronic neck pain.
Pain Physician. 2012; 15: E777-806.
Key words: discogenic pain; discography; neck pain; predictive value; validity
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23159976

7. Tao F, Li Q, Liu S, Wu H, Skinner J, Hurtado A, Belegu V, Furmanski O, Yang Y, McDonald JW, Johns RA. Role of Neuregulin-1/ErbB Signaling in Stem Cell Therapy for Spinal Cord Injury-Induced Chronic Neuropathic Pain. Stem Cells. 2013 Jan;31(1):83-91. doi: 10.1002/stem.1258.
Key words: spinal cord injury, chronic neuropathic pain, stem cell transplantation, Neuregulin-1/ErbB signaling
PMID: 23097328
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/stem.1258/abstract;jsessionid=
343B897AFAED7D708FBCE803740647CB.d04t01

8. Wang Y, Chen Z, Zhao Y, Shi R, Wang Y, Xu J, Wu A, Johns RA, Yue Y. Epigenetics as a new therapeutic target for postoperative cognitive dysfunction. Med Hypotheses. 2012 Dec 19. pii: S0306-9877(12)00522-1. doi: 10.1016/j.mehy.2012.11.041. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: epigenetics, postoperative cognitive dysfunction anesthetics
PMID: 23265361
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0306987712005221

1. Zhang J, Cao S, Kwansa H, Crafa D, Kibler KK, Koehler RC. Transfusion of hemoglobin-based oxygen carriers in the carboxy state is beneficial during transient focal cerebral ischemia. J Appl Physiol 2012 Dec;113(11):1709-17.
Key words: carbon monoxide, cerebral blood flow, hemoglobin, stroke
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23042910

1. Haut ER, Lau BD, Kraenzlin FS, Hobson DB, Kraus PS, Carolan HT, Haider AH, Holzmueller CG, Efron DT, Pronovost PJ, Streiff MB. Improved prophylaxis and decreased rates of preventable harm with the use of a mandatory computerized clinical decision support tool for prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism in trauma. Arch Surg. 2012 Oct 1;147:901-7.
Key words: venous thromboembolism, prophylaxis, trauma, VTE, preventable harm
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23070407

2. Low D, Walker I, Heitmiller ES, Kurth D. Implementing checklists in the operating room. Paediatr Anaesth. 2012 Oct;22(10):1025-31.
Key words: checklist; crew resource management; human factors; nontechnical skills; implementation; operating room
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22967162

3. Marsteller JA, Sexton JB, Hsu YJ, Hsiao CJ, Holzmueller CG, Pronovost PJ, Thompson DA. A multicenter, phased, cluster-randomized controlled trial to reduce central line-associated bloodstream infections in intensive care units*. Crit Care Med. 2012 Nov;40:2933-9.
Key words: catheter-related infections, evidence-based practice, intensive care units, quality improvement, randomized controlled trial
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22890251

4. Winters B, Custer J, Galvagno SM Jr, Colantuoni E, Kapoor SG, Lee H, Goode V, Robinson K, Nakhasi A, Pronovost P, Newman-Toker D. Diagnostic errors in the intensive care unit: a systematic review of autopsy studies. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012 Nov;21:894-902.
Key words: ICU, diagnostic errors, misdiagnoses, mortality
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22822241

5. Smith MC, Williamson J, Yaster M, Boyd GJ, Heitmiller ES. Off-label use of medications in children undergoing sedation and anesthesia. Anesth Analg. 2012 Nov;115(5):1148-54.
Key words: Anesthesiology; Drug approval; drug labeling; humans; United States Food and Drug Administration
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22451593

6. Tao F, Li Q, Liu S, Wu H, Skinner J, Hurtado A, Belegu V, Furmanski O, Yang Y, McDonald JW, Johns RA. Role of neuregulin-1/ErbB signaling in stem cell therapy for spinal cord injury-induced chronic neuropathic pain. Stem Cells. 2012 Oct 23. doi: 10.1002/stem.1258
Key words: Spinal cord injury; Chronic neuropathic pain; Stem cell transplantation; Neuregulin-1/ErbB signaling
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23097328

1. Fan E, Gifford JM, Chandolu S, Colantuoni E, Pronovost PJ, Needham DM. The functional comorbidity index had high inter-rater reliability in patients with acute lung injury. BMC Anesthesiol. 2012 Sept 13;12(1):21.
Key words: acute lung injury, physical function, functional comorbidity index
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22974239

2. Flick RP, Pronovost PJ. Breaking down the borders of patient safety. Paediatr Anaesth. 2012 Oct;22(10):944-6. Editorial
Key words: patient safety, pediatrics, programs
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22967150

3. Gurses AP, Kim G, Martinez EA, Marsteller J, Bauer L, Lubomski LH, Pronovost PJ, Thompson D. Identifying and categorising patient safety hazards in cardiovascular operating rooms using an interdisciplinary approach: a multisite study. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012 Oct;21(10):810-8.
Key words: patient safety, cardiac surgery, human factors, macro ergonomics, qualitative http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22562873

4. Pronovost PJ, Hudson DW. Improving healthcare quality through organisational peer-to-peer assessment: lessons from the nuclear power industry. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012; 21:872-875.
Key words: quality improvement, patient safety, peer-to-peer assessment, learning from errors
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22562877

5. Stonemetz J. AIMS Market Update. ASA Newsletter 2012; Vol 76(10):34-39.
Key words: Anesthesia Information Management Systems, American Hospital distribution, Return on Investment

1. Aslakson RA, Wyskiel R, Thornton I, Copley C, Shaffer D, Zyra M, Nelson J, Pronovost PJ. Nurse-perceived barriers to effective communication regarding prognosis and optimal end-of-life care for surgical ICU patients: a qualitative exploration. J Palliat Med. 2012;15:1-6.
Key words: palliative care, surgery, intensive care unit, communication
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22676315

2. Birnbaum D, Jarvis W, Pronovost P, Zarate R. Statewide one-day survey of central lines: Impact of different denominators on public reporting of infection rates. Clin Governance: An Int J. 2012;17:217-222.
Key words: Mandatory public reporting, Healthcare-associated infections, Central line-associated bloodstream infection rates, health care, hospitals, United States of America
http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?articleid=17045624&ini=aob
No PMID available

3. Goeschel CA, Weiss WM, Pronovost PJ. Using a logic model to design and evaluate quality and patient safety improvement programs. Int J Qual Health Care. 2012 Aug;24(4):330-7.
Key words: quality management, quality measurement, measurement of quality, design for safety, patient safety, general methodology
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22745358

4. Jeong HJ, Pham JC, Kim M, Engineer C, Pronovost PJ. Major cultural-compatibility complex: considerations on cross-cultural dissemination of patient safety programmes. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012 July;21(7):612-615.
Key words: patient safety programs, cultural differences, cross-cultural dissemination
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22328455

5. Mathews SC, Narotsky DL, Bernholt DL, Vogt M, Hsieh YH, Pronovost PJ, Pham JC. Mortality among marathon runners in the United States, 2000-2009. Am J Sports Med.2012 Jul;40(7):1495:500.
Key words: marathons, running, patient safety, public health
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22562789

6. Mathews SC, Pronovost PJ. Commentary: establishing safety and quality as core values: a hospital road map. Am J Med Qual. 2012 Jul-Aug;27(4):348-9.
Key words: hospital culture, safety culture, quality
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22205770

7. Ni X, Yang Z-J, Wang B, Carter EL, Larson AC, Martin LJ, Koehler RC. Early antioxidant treatment and delayed hypothermia after hypoxia-ischemia have no additive neuroprotection in newborn pigs. Anesth Analg. 2012 Sept;115(3):627-37.
Key words: antioxidant, asphyxia, cardiac arrest, hypothermia, neonatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22745113

8. Pronovost PJ, Bo-Linn GW. Preventing patient harms through systems of care. JAMA. 2012 Aug 22;308(8):769-70.
Key words: preventable harm, integrated systems, systems of care
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22910751

9. Pronovost PJ, Weisfeldt ML. Science-based training in patient safety and quality. Ann Intern Med. 2012 July 17;157(2):141-143.
Key words: patient safety, quality improvement, science-based training
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22786821

10. Romig MC, Latif A, Gill RS, Pronovost PJ, Sapirstein A. Perceived benefit of a telemedicine consultative service in a highly staffed intensive care unit. J Crit Care. 2012 Aug;27(4):426.e9-426.e16.
Key words: telemedicine, intensive care unit, nurse satisfaction, perceptions of quality
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22421004

11. Thompson DA, Kass N, Holzmueller CG, Marsteller JA, Martinez EA, Burses AP, Kanchuger M, Schwann N, Gibson C, Bauer L, Pronovost PJ. Variation in institutional review board evaluation of a patient safety study. J Healthcare Qual. 2012 Jul-Aug;34(4):33-9.
Key words: IRB review patient safety, oversight review, quality improvement research, LENS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22060010

12. Uddin SG, Marsteller JA, Sexton JB, Will SE, Fox HE. Provider attitude toward clinical
protocols in obstetrics. Am J Med Qual. 2012 Jul-Aug;27(4):335-40.
Key words: obstetrics, provider attitudes, oxytocin, clinical protocol
http://ajm.sagepub.com/content/27/4/335.long
PMID: 22275736

13. Wick EC, Hobson DB, Bennett JL, Demski R, Maragakis L, Gearhart SL, Efron J, Berenholtz SM, Makary MA. Implementation of a surgical comprehensive unit-based safety program to reduce surgical site infections. J Am Coll Surg. 2012 Aug; 215(2):193-200.
Key words: surgical site infections, safety program, postoperative SSI, culture
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22632912

1. Frank SM, Savage WJ, Rothschild JA, Rivers RJ, Ness PM, Paul SL, Ulatowski JA. Variability in blood and blood component utilization as assessed by an anesthesia information management system. Anesthesiology. 2012; 117:99-106.
Key words: transfusion, variability, blood
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22531332

2. George TJ, Beaty CA, Kilic A, Haggerty KA, Frank SM, Savage WJ, Whitman GJ. Hemoglobin drift after cardiac surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Sep;94(3):703-9.
Key words: hemoglobin, drift, cardiac, surgery
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22609121

3. Jeong HJ, Pham JC, Kim M, Engineer C, Pronovost PJ. Major cultural-compatibility complex: considerations on cross-cultural dissemination of patient safety programmes. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012 July;21(7):612-615.
Key words: patient safety programs, cultural differences, cross-cultural dissemination
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22328455

4. Singh OV, Tao YX. Two-dimensional gel electrophoresis: discovering neuropathic pain-associated synaptic biomarkers in spinal cord dorsal horn. Methods Mol Biol. 2012;851:47-63.
Key words: Proteomics, two-dimensional gel electrophoresis, spinal cord dorsal horn, spinal nerve injury, synaptosomal fraction
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22351081

5. Tao YX. AMPA receptor trafficking in inflammation-induced dorsal horn central sensitization. Neuroscience Bulletin 2012;28:111-20.
Key words: Dorsal horn, GluA1, GluA2, inflammatory pain, receptor trafficking
No PMID available

6. Uddin SG, Marsteller JA, Sexton JB, Will SE, Fox HE. Provider attitude toward clinical protocols in obstetrics. Am J Med Qual. 2012 Jul;27:335-40.
Key words: obstetrics, provider attitudes, oxytocin, clinical protocol
http://ajm.sagepub.com/content/27/4/335.long
PMID: 22275236

1. Brooke BS, Dominici F, Pronovost PJ, Makary MA, Schnider E, Pawlik TM. Variations in surgical outcomes associated with hospital compliance with safety practices. Surgery. 2012 May;151:651-9.
Key words: National Quality Forum, safe practices, surgical outcomes, Leapfrog Group
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2226129

2. Bundy DG, Marsteller JA, Wu AW, Engineer LD, Berenholtz SM, Caughey AH, Silver D, Tian J, Thompson RE, Miller MR, Lehmann CU. Electronic health record-based monitoring of primary care patients at risk of medication-elated toxicity. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2012 May;38:216-23.
Key words: medication monitoring, electronic health record, primary care, laboratory monitoring
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22649861

3. Goeschel CA, Weiss WM, Pronovost PJ. Using a logic model to design and evaluate quality and patient safety improvement programs. Int J Qual Health Care. 2012;24:330-7.
Key words: quality management, quality measurement, measurement of quality, design for safety, patient safety, general methodology
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22745358

4. Haut ER, Pronovost PJ, Schneider EB. Limitations of administrative databases. JAMA. 2012; 307:2589. (letter to the editor)
Key words: administrative data, measurement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?holding=jhumlib&otool=jhumlib&db=
pubmed&term=Haut,%20Pronovost,%20Schneider%202012

5. Heller N, Dasgupta P, Dorsey N, Chapoval S, Keegan A. The Type I and Type II receptor complexes for IL-4 and IL-13 differentially regulate allergic lung inflammation. Allergic Diseases - Highlights in the Clinic, Mechanisms and Treatment. 2012; InTech; Celso Pereira (Ed.).
Key words: chemotaxis; eosinophil; IL-4; IL-13; asthma; allergy; IRS-2; STAT6
http://www.intechopen.com/books/allergic-diseases-highlights-in-the-clinic-
mechanisms-and-treatment/the-type-i-and-type-ii-receptor-complexes-for-il-4-
and-il-13-differentially-regulate-allergic-lung-i

No PMID available

6. Heller NM, Gwinn WM, Donnelly RP, Constant SL, Keegan AD. IL-4 engagement of the type I IL-4 receptor complex enhances mouse eosinophil migration to eotaxin-1. PloS one. 2012; 7, e39673.
Key words: IL-4 receptor, IRS-2, STAT6, allergy, inflammation, IL-4, IL-13
PMID: 22761864

7. Litwin AS, Avgar AC, Pronovost PJ. Measurement error in performance studies of health information technology: lessons from the management literature. Appl Clin Inform. 2012; 3:210-220.
Key words: Health information technology, electronic health records, research methods, organizational behavior
No PMID available

8. Lyon R, Liu XC, Kubin M, Schwab J. Does extracorporeal shock wave therapy enhance healing of ostreochondritis dissecans of the rabbit knee? A Pilot Study. Clin Ortho Related Research. 2012 June 6 [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: ostreochondritis dissecans, rabbit knee, cartilage
http://www.clinorthop.org/journal/11999/0/0/2410_10.1007_s11999-012-2410-
8/2012/Does_Extracorporeal_Shock_Wave_Therapy_Enhance_Hea.html

PMID: 22669951

9. Mathews SC, Narotsky DL, Bernholt DL, Vogt M, Hsieh YH, Pronovost PJ, Pham JC. Mortality among marathon runners in the United States, 2000-2009. Am J Sports Med. 2012 July;40(7):1495:500.
Key words: marathons, running, patient safety, public health
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22562789

10. Mathews SC, Pronovost PJ. Commentary: establishing safety and quality as core values: a hospital road map. Am J Med Qual. 2012 July; 27(4):348-9.
Key words: hospital culture, safety culture, quality
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22205770

11. McCrory MC, Aboumatar H, Custer JW, Yang CP, Hunt EA. "ABC-SBAR" Training improves simulated critical patient hand-off by pediatric interns. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2012 Jun;28:538-43.
Key words: hand-off communication, simulation, time factors, residents
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22653454

12. Ono M, Joshi B, Brady K, Easley RB, Zheng Y, Brown C, Baumgartner W, Hogue CW. Risks for impaired cerebral autoregulation during cardiopulmonary bypass and postoperative stroke. Br J Anaesth. 2012 Jun 1 [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: Cerebral blood flow autoregulation, Stroke
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22661748

13. Pronovost PJ, Weisfeldt, MD. Science-based training in patient safety and quality. Ann Intern Med. 2012 July; 157(2):1-3.
Key words: patient safety, quality improvement, science-based training
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22786821

14. Streiff MB, Carolan HT, Hobson DB, Kraus PS, Holzmueller CG, Demski R, Lau BD, Biscup-Horn P, Pronovost PJ, Haut ER. Lessons from the Johns Hopkins multi-disciplinary Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) prevention collaborative. BMJ. 2012;344:e3935
Key words: venous thromboembolism, computer-based clinical decision support tool, quality improvement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22718994

15. Zheng Y, Villamayor AJ, Merritt W, Pustavoitau A, Latif A, Bhambhani R, Frank S, Gurakar A, Singer A, Cameron A, Stevens RD, Hogue CW. Continuous cerebral blood flow autoregulation monitoring in patients undergoing liver transplantation. Neurocrit Care. 2012 Aug;17(1):77-84.
Key words: Cardiac Surgery, Liver transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22644887

1. Aboumatar HJ, Thompson D, Wu A, Dawson P, Colbert J, Marsteller J, Kent P, Lubomski LH, Paine L, Pronovost P. Development and evaluation of a 3-day patient safety curriculum to advance knowledge, self-efficacy and system thinking among medical students. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012 May;21(5):416-22.
Key words: patient safety curriculum, medical students, systems-based thinking, teamwork and communication skills
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22421912

2. Bandari J, Schumacher K, Simon M, Cameron D, Goeschel C, Holzmueller C, Makary M, Welsh R, Berenholtz S. Surfacing safety hazards using standardized operating room briefings and debriefings at a large regional medical center. Jt Comm J Qual patient Saf. 2012 April; 38:154-160.
Key words: briefings, debriefings, surgery, defects, safety hazards
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=bandari%2C%20Simon%2C%202012

3. Bembea J, Heitmiller, E, Greenberg RS. Rainy days for the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia. Anesth Analg. 2012 May; 114(5):1102.
Key words: Pediatric Anesthesia statistics
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22366849

4. Cohen SP, White RL, Kurihara C, Larkin TM, Chang A, Griffith SR, Gilligan C, Larkin R, Morlando B, Pasquina PF, Yaksh TL, Nguyen C. Epidural steroids, etanercept, or saline in subacute sciatica: a multicenter, randomized trial. Ann Intern Med 2012; 156: 551-9.
Key words: epidural; sciatica; radiculopathy; etanercept; steroid injection
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22508732

5. Galvagno SM, Haut ER, Zafar SN, Millin MG, Efron DT, Koenig GJ, Baker SP, Bowman SM, Pronovost PJ, Haider AH. Association between helicopter vs ground emergency medical services and survival for adults with major trauma. JAMA. 2012 April;307:1602-1610.
Key words: air ambulances, aircraft, ambulances, delivery of health care, emergency medical services, outcome assessment (health care), survival, trauma
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=Galvagno%2C%20Haut

6. Hansen H, Manchikanti L, Simopoulos TT, Christo PJ, Gupta S, Smith HS, Hameed H, Cohen SP. A systematic evaluation of the therapeutic effectiveness of sacroiliac joint interventions. Pain Physician. 2012 May; 15(3): E247-78.
Key words: sacroiliac joint; injection; radiofrequency; treatment
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22622913

7. Huang JH, Galvagno SM Jr, Hameed M, Wilkinson I, Erdek MA, Patel A, Buckenmaier C 3rd, Rosenberg J, Cohen SP. Occipital nerve pulsed radiofrequency treatment: a multi-center study evaluating predictors of outcome. Pain Med. 2012 April; 13(4): 489-97.
Key words: occipital neuralgia; headache; pulsed radiofrequency
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22390409

8. Hudson DW, Holzmueller CG, Pronovost PJ, Gianci SJ, Pate ZT, Wahr J, Heitmiller ES, Thompson DA, Martinez Ea, Marsteller JA, Gurses AP, Lubomski LH, Goeshel CA, Pham JC. Toward improving patient safety through voluntary peer--to-peer assessment. Am J Med Qual. 2012 May;27:201-9
Key words: patient safety, nuclear safety, peer assessment, peer-assisted learning
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22202557

9. Lee JK, Yang Z-J, Wang B, Larson AC, Jamrogowicz JL, Kulikowicz E, Kibler KK, Mytar JO, Carter EL, Burman HT, Brady KM, Smielewski P, Czosnyka M, Koehler RC, Shaffner DH. Non-invasive autoregulation monitoring in a swine model of pediatric cardiac arrest. Anesth Analg. 2012 Apr;114(4):825-36.
Key words: autoregulation, asphyxia, cardiac arrest, cerebral blood flow, piglet
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22314692

10. McGreevy K, Hurley RW, Erdek MA, Aner MM, Li S, Cohen SP. The effectiveness of repeat celiac plexus neurolysis for pancreatic cancer: a pilot study. Pain Pract 2012 May 8. doi: 10.1111/j.1533-2500.2012.00557.x. [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: pancreatic cancer; celiac plexus; neurolysis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22568823

11. Munoz M, MD, Pronovost P, Dintzis J, Kemmerer T, Wang NY, Chang YT, Efird L, Berenholtz SM, Golden SH. Implementing and evaluating a multicomponent inpatient diabetes management program: putting research into practice. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2012 May;38(5):195-206.
Key words: diabetes management, inpatient, glucose policy, quality improvement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?holding=jhumlib&otool=jhumlib&db=
pubmed&term=Munoz,%20Pronovost,%20Chang%202012

12. Needham DM, Colantuoni E, Mendez-Tellez PA, Dinglas VD, Sevransky JE, Dennison Himmelfarb CR, Desai SV, Shanholtz C, Brower RG, Pronovost PJ. Lung protective mechanical ventilation and two year survival in patients with acute lung injury: prospective cohort study. BMJ. 2012 April 5;344:e2124.
Key words: acute lung surgery, lung protective ventilation, cohort study, survival
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22491953

13. Rauck RL, Kapural L, Cohen SP, North JM, Gilmore CA, Zang RH, Boggs JW. Peripheral Nerve Stimulation for the Treatment of Postamputation Pain-A Case Report. Pain Pract. 2012; May 2. doi: 10.1111/j.1533-2500.2012.00552.x. [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: postamputation pain; phantom limb pain; peripheral nerve stimulation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22548686

14. Simopoulos TT, Manchikanti L, Singh V, Gupta S, Hameed H, Diwan S, Cohen SP. A systematic evaluation of prevalence and diagnostic accuracy of sacroiliac joint interventions. Pain Physician. 2012 May; 15(3): E305-44.
Key words: sacroiliac joint; diagnosis; prevalence
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22622915

15. Yang Z-J, Carter EL, Kibler KK, Kwansa H, Crafa DA, Martin LJ, Roman RJ, Harder DR, Koehler RC. Attenuation of neonatal ischemic brain damage using a 20-HETE synthesis inhibitor. J Neurochem. 2012 Apr;121(1):168-79.
Key words: cerebral blood flow, cytochrome P450 4A, Na,K-ATPase, NMDA receptor, piglet
doi: 10.1111/j.1471-4159.2012.07666.x.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22251169

1. Aboumatar H, Ristaino P, Davis RO, Thompson CB, Maragakis L, Cosgrove S, Rosenstein B, Perl TM. Infection prevention promotion program based on the PRECEDE model: improving hand hygiene behaviors among healthcare personnel. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol.2012 Feb;33:144-51.
Key words: infection, hand hygiene compliance, quality improvement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22227983

2. Gurses AP, Ozok AA, Pronovost PJ. Time to accelerate integration of human factors and ergonomics in patient safety. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012 Apr;21:347-51
Key words: patient safety, human factors, quality
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?holding=jhumlib&otool=jhumlib&
term=Gurses,%20Pronovost%20PJ"Time%20to%20accelerate"&db=PubMed

3. Lui X, Li C, Falck JR, Harder DR, Koehler RC. Relative contribution of cyclooxygenases, epoxyeicosatrienoic acids, and pH to the cerebral blood flow response to vibrissal stimulation. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2012;302:H1075-85.
Key words: acidosis, metabotropic glutamate receptor, neurovascular unit, PGE2, whisker barrel cortex
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22198176

4. Miller C, Pronovost P, Nagy P. Five roles for quality leadership in radiology. J Am Coll Radiol. 2012 Apr;9:282-4.
Key words: radiology, leadership, quality
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22469381

5. Morad A, Winters B, Stevens R, White E, Weingart J, Yaster M, Gottschalk A. The efficacy of intravenous patient-controlled analgesia after intracranial surgery of the posterior fossa: a prospective, randomized controlled trial. Anesth Analg. 2012 Feb;114:416-23.
Key words: surgery, neurosurgery, patient-controlled analgesia
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22156333

6. Penrod JD, Pronovost PJ, Livote EE, Puntillo KA, Walker AS, Wallenstein S, Mercado AF, Swoboda SM, Ilaoa D, Thompson DA, Nelson JE. Meeting standards of high-quality intensive care unit palliative care: Clinical performance and predictors. Crit Care Med. 2012 Apr;40:1105-1112.
Key words: palliative care, critical care, ICU, standards
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22202706

7. Petrovic MA, Aboumatar H, Baumgartner WA, Ulatowski JA, Moyer J, Chang TY, Camp MS, Kowalski J, Senger CM, Martinez EA. Pilot implementation of a perioperative protocol to guide operating room-to-intensive care unit patient handoffs. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2012 Feb;26(1):11-16.
Key words: handoffs, patient transfers, signouts, perioperative
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov.ezproxy.welch.jhmi.edu/pubmed/21889365

8. Petrovic MA, Martinez EA, Aboumatar H. Implementing a Perioperative Handoff Tool to Improve Postprocedural Patient Transfers. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2012 Mar;38(3):135-42, 97.
Key words: handoffs, patient transfers, signouts, perioperative
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov.ezproxy.welch.jhmi.edu/pubmed/22435231

1. Bienvenu OJ, Colantuoni E, Mendez-Tellez PA, Dinglas VD, Shanholtz C, Husain N, Dennison CR, Herridge MS, Pronovost PJ, Needham DM. Depressive symptoms and impaired physical function after acute lung injury: a 2-year longitudinal study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2012; 185:517-24.
Key words: acute lung injury, ALI, intensive care unit, depressive symptoms
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22161158

2. Duval-Arnould J, Mathews SC, Weeks K, Colantuoni E, Mukherjee A, Nundy S, Watson SR, Holzmueller CG, Lubomski LH, Goeschel CA, Pronovost PJ, Pham JC, Berenholtz SM. Using the Opportunity Estimator tool to improve engagement in a quality and safety intervention. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2012 Jan; 38:41-7.
Key words: central line-associated bloodstream infection, CLABSI, quality, safety, intervention
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22324190

3. Joshi B, Ono M, Brown C, Brady K, Easley RB, Yenokyan G, Gottesman RF, Hogue CW. Predicting the limits of cerebral autoregulation during cardiopulmonary bypass. Anesth Analg 2012 Mar;114(3):503-10.
Key words: Cerebral autoregulation; cardiac surgery; blood pressure; stroke
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22104067

4. Lin DM, Weeks K, Bauer L, Combes JR, George CT, Goeschel CA, Lubomski LH, Mathews SC, Sawyer MD, Thompson DA, Watson SR, Winters BD, Marsteller JA, Berenholtz SM, Pronovost PJ, Pham JC. Eradicating central line-associated bloodstream infections statewide: the hawaii experience. Am J Med Qual. 2012 Mar;27:124-9.
Key words: central line-associated bloodstream infection, CLABSI, quality, safety, collaborative intervention
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21918016

5. Pham JC, Haut ER, Catlett CL, Berenholtz SM. Association of allogenic red-blood cell transfusion with surgeon case-volume. J Surg Res. 2012; 173:135-44.
Key words: surgery, surgeon case-volume, transfusion, quality, RBC
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20888592

1. Cohen SP, Gupta A, Strassels SA, Christo PJ, Erdek MA, Griffith SR, Kurihara C, Buckenmaier CC 3rd, Cornblath D, Vu TN. Effect of MRI on treatment results or decision making in patients with lumbosacral radiculopathy referred for epidural steroid injections: a multicenter, randomized controlled trial. Arch Intern Med. 2011 Dec 12 (e-pub ahead of print).
Key words: Epidural steroid injection; magnetic resonance imaging; radiculopathy; sciatica
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22157067

2. Cohen SP, Gallagher RM, Davis SA, Griffith SR, Carragee EJ. Spine-area pain in military personnel: a review of epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis, and treatment. Spine J. 2011 Nov 17 (e-pub ahead of print).
Key words: Back pain; neck pain; military; war; spine; soldier
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22100208

3. Dinglas VD, Gellar J, Colantuoni E, Stan VA, Mendez-Tellez PA, Pronovost PJ, Needham DM. Does intensive care unit severity of illness influence recall of baseline physical function? J Crit Care. 2011 Dec;26(6):634.e1-7.
Key words: critical care, quality of life, respiratory distress syndrome, adult, mental recall, Bias
http://www.jccjournal.org/article/S0883-9441(11)00211-5/abstract

4. Wilkinson IM, Cohen SP. Epidural steroid injections. Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2011 Nov 17 [E-pub ahead of print].
Key words: Back pain; epidural steroid injection; neck pain; radiculopathy; sciatica
PMID: 22090263

1. Chan KS, Hsu YJ, Lubomski LH, Marsteller JA. Validity and usefulness of members reports of implementation progress in a quality improvement initiative: Findings from the Team Check-up Tool (TCT). Implement Sci .2011 Oct 3;6:115.
Key words: team-based intervention, quality improvement, culture, implementation
PMID: 21967862

2. Haider AH, Pronovost PJ. Health information technology and the collection of race, ethnicity, and language data to reduce disparities in quality of care. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2011 Oct;37(10):435-6.
Key words: health information technology, HIT, health disparities, quality of care
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/jcaho/jcjqs/2011/00000037/00000010/
art00001?token=00541c76be25871c34d739412f415d7666344470512b457a
3f516f253048296a7c2849266d656c9feffd
PMID:22013815

3. Hyams ES, Korley FK, Pham JC, Matlaga BR. Trends in imaging use during the emergency department evaluation of flank pain. J Urol Dec;186(6):2270-2274.
Key words: kidney, flank pain, emergency medicine, diagnostic imaging, nephrolitiasis
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022534711045095
PMID: 22014815

4. Jin LX, Ibrahim AM, Newman NA, Makarov DV, Pronovost PJ, Makary MA. Robotic surgery claims on United States hospital websites. J Healthc Qual. 2011 Nov;33(6):48-52.
Key words: laparoscopy, marking, robotic-assisted surgery
PMID: 22059902

5. Pham JC, Seth Trueger N, Hilton J, Khare RK, Smith JP, Bernstein SL. Interventions to improve patient-centered care during times of emergency department crowding. Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Dec;18(12):1289-1294.
Key words: patient-centered care, patient satisfaction, patient involvement, patient needs, emergency department
PMID: 22168193

6. Pronovost PJ. What's next in the drive to eliminate preventable harm and cut costs? Hosp Health Netw. 2011 Oct;85(10):18, 20-1.
Key words: preventable harm, quality improvement
http://web.ebscohost.com/ehost/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?sid=9a518144-2570-4af1-8111-114bd43c7e10%40sessionmgr4&vid=2&hid=10
PMID: 22111261

7. Schwengel DA, Winters BD, Berkow LC, Mark L, Heitmiller ES, Berenholtz SM. A novel approach to implementation of quality and safety programmes in anaesthesiology. Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol. 2011 Dec;25(4):557-67.
Key words: Safety, quality, curriculum, education
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22099921

8. Wu H, Wu T, Li M, Wang J. Efficacy of the lipid-soluble iron chelator 2,2'-dipyridyl against hemorrhagic brain injury. Neurobiol Dis. 2011 Sep 10. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: 2,2?-dipyridyl; Intracerebral hemorrhage; Iron; Neuronal death; White matter
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0969996111002944
PMID: 21930208

9. Zhou C, Yang B, Tian Y, Jiao H, Zheng W, Wang J, Guan F. Immunomodulatory effect of human umbilical cord Wharton's jelly derived mesenchymal stem cells on lymphocytes. Cell Immunol. 2011; 272:33-8.
Key words: Wharton's jelly; Mesenchymal stem cells; Lymphocytes; Immunomodulatory; Interferon-?; Transforming growth factor-?1
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0008874911002437
PMID: 22004796

1. Cohen SP. Epidural steroid injections for low back pain: The evidence is weak, but may benefit some. BMJ. 2011 Sep 13;343:d5310. doi: 10.1136/bmj.d5310.
Key words: Epidural steroids; radiculopathy; sciatica

2. Cohen SP, Plunkett AR, Wilkinson I, Nguyen C, Kurihara C, Flagg A 2nd, Morlando B, White RL, Anderson-Barnes VC, Galvagno SM Jr. Headaches during war: Analysis of presentation, treatment, and factors associated with outcome. Cephalalgia. 2011 Oct 12 [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: Headache; migraine; tension-type; outcome; soldier; war
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21994113

3. Cohen SP, Strassels SA, Kurihara C, Lesnik IK, Hanling SR, Griffith SR, Buckenmaier CC, Nguyen C. Does sensory stimulation threshold affect lumbar facet radiofrequency denervation outcomes? A prospective clinical correlational study. Anesth Analg 2011; 113: 1233-41.
Key words: Facet joint; low back pain; radiofrequency; zygapophysial joint
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21918166

4. Frank SM. Who benefits from red blood cell salvage? - Utility and value of intraoperative autologous transfusion. Transfusion. 2011; 51:2058-60.
Key words: Red cell, Salvage, Autologous
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21985041

1. Berkow L, Rotolo S, Mirski E. Continuous noninvasive hemoglobin monitoring during complex spine surgery. Anesth Analg. 2011 Sept 29 [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: spine, hemoglobin, monitoring
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21965372

2. Cohen SP. Epidural steroid injections for low back pain. BMJ. 2011 Sept 13 343: d5310.
Key words: epidural steroid injection; radiculopathy; sciatica
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21914757

3. Ding W, Li Z, Shen X, Martin J, King SB, Sivakumaran V, Paolocci N, Gao WD. Reversal of isoflurane-induced depression of myocardial contraction by a novel myofilament ca2+ sensitizing agent, nitroxyl (HNO). J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2011 Aug 24. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: isoflurane, nitroxyl
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21865439

4. Haider AH, Sexton J, Sriram N, Cooper LA, Efron DT, Swoboda S, Villegas CV, Haut ER, Bonds M, Pronovost PJ, Lipsett PA, Freischlag JA, Cornwell EE 3rd. Association of unconscious race and social class bias with vignette-based clinical assessments by medical students. JAMA. 2011 Sep 7;306(9):942-51.
Key words: decision making, diagnosis, healthcare disparities, race, socioeconomic
http://jama.ama-assn.org/content/306/9/942.long
PMID: 21900134

5. Lee JK, Brady KM, Mytar JO, Kibler KK, Carter EL, Hirsch KG, Easley RB, Jordon LC, Smielewski P, Czosnyka M, Shaffner DH, Koehler RC. Cerebral blood flow and cerebrovascular autoregulation in a swine model of pediatric cardiac arrest and hypothermia. Crit Care Med. 2011;39:2337-45.
Key words: asphyxia, cardiac arrest, cerebral blood flow, hypothermia, near-infrared spectroscopy
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21705904

6. Li M, Zhang Z, Sun W, Koehler RC, Huang J. 17?-estrodial attenuates breakdown of blood-brain barrier and hemorrhagic transformation induced by tissue plasminogen activator in cerebral ischemia. Neurobiol Dis. 2011 Dec;44(3):277-83.
Key words: blood-brain barrier, estrogen, stroke, tissue plasminogen activator
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21816222

7. Liu X, Li C, Gebremedhin D, Hwang SH, Hammock BD, Falck JR, Roman, RJ, Harder DR, Koehler RC. Epoxyeicosatrienoic acid-dependent cerebral vasodilation evoked by metabotropic glutamate receptor activation in vivo. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2011 Aug;301(2):H373-81.
Key words: cerebral blood flow, EETs, metabotropic glutamate receptor, neurovascular coupling, vasodilation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21602473

8. Shermock KM, Streiff MB, Pinto BL, Kraus P, Pronovost PJ. Novel analysis of clinically relevant diagnostic errors in point-of-care devices. J Thromb Haemost. 2011 Sep;9(9):1769-75. doi: 10.1111/j.1538-7836.2011.04439.x.
Key words: anticoagulation monitoring, diagnostic error, healthcare quality assurance, International Normalized Ratio
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21752186

9. Texel SJ, Zhang J, Camandola S, Mughal MR, Unger EL, Taub DD, Koehler RC, Harris ZL, Mattson MP. Ceruloplasmin deficiency reduces levels of iron and BDNF in the cortex and striatum of young mice and increases their vulnerability to stroke. PLoS One. 2011Sept 16;6(9):e25077.
Key words: brain-derived neurotrophic factor, cerebral ischemia, ceruloplasmin, iron, stroke
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21949858

10. Waters HR, Korn R Jr, Colantuoni E, Berenholtz SM, Goeschel CA, Needham DM, Pham JC, Lipitz-Snyderman A, Watson SR, Posa P, Pronovost PJ. The business case for quality: economic analysis of the Michigan Keystone Patient Safety Program in ICUs. Am J Med Qual. 2011 Sep-Oct;26(5):333-9.
Key words: hospital-acquired infections, Nosocomial infections, economic evaluation, Keystone Program, business case for quality
http://ajm.sagepub.com/content/26/5/333.long
PMID: 21856956

11. Yang Z-J, Ni X, Carter EL, Kibler K, Martin LJ, Koehler RC. Neuroprotective effect of acid-sensing ion channel inhibitor psalmotoxin-1 after hypoxia-ischemia in newborn piglet striatum. Neurobiol Dis. 2011;43(2): 446-54.
Key words: acid-sensing ion channel, asphyxia, neonatal hypoxia-ischemia encephalopathy, pediatric cardiac arrest
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21558004

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