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Most Recent Publications

Peer-reviewed publications (in chronological order, 2010 to present)

  • Lin, MY, Lyles-Banks RD, Lolans K, Hines DW, Spear JB, Petrak R, Trick WE, Weinstein RA, Hayden MK, for the CDC Prevention Epicenters Program. The importance of long-term acute care hospitals in the regional epidemiology of Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2013; 57(9), 1246-1252.
  • Kotwal VS, Attar BM, Carballo MD, Lee SS, Tarun K, Go B, Zhang H, Trick WE. Morning-only polyethylene glycol is non-inferior but less preferred by hospitalized patients as compared to split-dose bowel preparation. J Clin Gatroenterol 2013; In press.
  • Trick WE. Decision making during healthcare-associated infection surveillance: A rationale for automation. Clin Infect Dis 2013.
  • Galanter WL, Applebaum A, Boddipalli V, Kho A, Lin M, Meltzer D, Roberts A, Trick B, Walton SM, Lambert B. Migration of patients between five urban teaching hospitals in Chicago. J Med Syst, 2013, 37: ePub.
  • Lucas BP, Trick WE, Evans AT, Mba B, Smith J, Das K, Clarke P, Varkey A, Mathew S, Weinstein RA. Effects of two- versus four-week attending physician inpatient rotations on unplanned patient revisits, trainees’ evaluations, and attending physician burnout. JAMA, 2012, 308:2199-2207.
  • Johnson S, Maziade PJ, McFarland LV, Trick W, Donskey C, Currie B, Low DE, Goldstein EJC. Is primary prevention of Clostridium difficile infection possible with specific probiotics? Int J Infect Dis, published online Int J Infect Dis, 2012, 16:786-792.
  • Kim S, Trick WE. A cohort study investigating compliance with guidelines for platelet monitoring during heparin thromboprophylaxis. Hosp Practice, 2012, 40:88-95.
  • Klevens J, Kee R, Trick W, Garcia D, Angulo FR, Jones R, Sadowski LS. Effect of screening for partner violence on women’s quality of life: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA, 2012, 308:681-689.
  • Popovich KJ, Lyles R, Hayes R, Hota B, Trick W, Weinstein RA, and Hayden MK. Relationship between chlorhexidine gluconate skin concentration and microbial density on the skin of critically ill patients bathed daily with chlorhexidine gluconate. Infect Contr Hosp Epidemiol, 2012, 33:889-896.
  • Mayer J, Greene T, Howell J, Ying J, Rubin MA, Trick WE, and Samore MH. Agreement in classifying bloodstream infections among multiple reviewers conducting surveillance. Clin Infect Dis, 2012, 55: 364-370.
  • Verda L, Muppidi MR, Sahni A, Saini A, Khanna S, Trick W, Borkowsky S, Gupta S, Das K. Comparison of electronic caresets to guide venous thromboembolism risk assessment. J Gen Intern Med, 2012, 27(Suppl 2):S148.
  • Klevens J, Sadowski L, Kee R, Trick We, Garcia D. Comparison of screening and referral strategies for exposure to partner violence. Women’s Health Issues, 2012, 22: e45-e52.
  • Trick WE, Samore M. Denominators for device infections: who and how to count. Infect Contr Hosp Epidemiol, 2011, 32: 641-643.
  • Klevens J, Trick WE, Kee R, Angulo F, Garcia D, Sadowski LS. Concordance in the measurement of quality of life and health indicators between two methods of computer-assisted interviews: self-administered and by telephone. Qual Life Res, 2011, 20:1179-1186.
  • Lin M, Hota B, Khan Y, Doherty J, Borlawsky T, Woeltje K, Stevenson K, Weinstein RA, Trick WE. Quality of traditional surveillance for public reporting of nosocomial bloodstream infection rates. JAMA, 2010, 304:2035-2041.
  • Sadowski LS. Intimate Partner Violence. Chapter and updates in Women’s Health. Clinical Evidence, British Medical Journal since 2002. 2010 chapter-in press, Coauthored with Dr. Carri Casteel. Note: previous chapters co-authored with Klevens Joanne since 2002.
  • Martin MA, Mosnaim GS, Rojas D, Hernandez O, Sadowski LS. Evaluation of an Asthma Medication Training Program for Immigrant Mexican Community Health Workers. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action. In press
  • Trick WE, Linn ES, Jones Z, Caquelin C, Kee R, Morita JY. Using Computer Decision Support to Increase Maternal Postpartum Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Acellular Pertussis Vaccination. Obstetrics & Gynecology. 116(1):51-57, July 2010.
  • Grammer LC, Weiss KB, Kimmel LG, Curtis LM, Catrambone CD, Lyttle CS, Sharp LK, Sadowski LS. Obesity and Asthma Morbidity in a Community-Based Adult Cohort in a Large Urban Area: the Chicago Initiative to Raise Asthma Health Equity (CHIRAH). Journal of Asthma, 2010;47:491-495.
  • Hota B, Lin M, Doherty J, Borlawsky T, Woeltje K, Stevenson K, Khan Y, Weinstein RA, Trick WE. Formulation of a model for automating infection surveillance: algorithmic detection of central-line associated bloodstream infection. J Am Med Inform Assoc, 2010, 17:42-48.
  • Hota B, Harting B, Weinstein RA, Lyles RD, Bleasdale SC, Trick WE. Electronic algorithmic prediction of central vascular catheter use. Infect Contr Hosp Epidemiol, 2010, 31:4-11.

Older Publications

  • Buchanan D, Kee RA, Sadowski LS, Garcia D. The Health Impact of Supportive Housing for HIV+ Homeless Patients: A Randomized controlled trial. Am J Public Health 2009 Nov;99 Suppl 3:S675-80. Epub Apr 16 2009.
  • Sharp LK, Curtis LM, Mosnaim G, Shalowitz MU, Catrambone C, Sadowski LS. The influence of caregivers’ psychosocial status on childhood asthma and obesity. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2009 Nov;103(5):386-94.
  • Evans AT, Sadowski LS, VanderWeele TJ et al. Ethnic Disparities in Asthma Morbidity in Chicago. Journal of Asthma, 2009 June; 46(5): 448-454.
  • Evans A, Curtis L, Sadowski L, Kee R, VanderWeele T, Miller J, Kimmel L, Sharp L, Grammer L, Lyttle C, Shalowitz M, Shannon J, Weiss K. CHIRAH Study Group J. Asthma June 2009; 46:448-54
  • Sadowski LS, Kee RA, VanderWeele TJ, Buchanan D. Effect of a Housing and Case Management Program on Emergency Department Visits and Hospitalizations Among Chronically Ill Homeless Adults: A Randomized Trial. JAMA 2009;301(17):1771-1778.
  • Weiss KB, Shannon JJ, Sadowski LS, Sharp LK, Curtis L, Lyttle CS, Kumar R, Shalowitz MU, Weiselberg L, Catrambone CD, Evans AT, Kee R, Miller J, Kimmel L, Grammer LC. The burden of asthma in the Chicago community fifteen years after the availability of national asthma guidelines: the design and initial results from the CHIRAH study. Contemp Clin Trials. 2009;30:246-255.
  • Chawla S, Trick WE, Gilkey S, Attar B. Does cholecystectomy status influence the common bile duct diameter: A matched-pair analysis. Dig Dis Sci, Published Online, 2009.
  • Trick WE, Das K, Gerard MN, Charles-Damte M, Murphy GA, Benson IM, Morita JY. Clinical trial of standing-orders strategies to increase inpatient influenza vaccination. Infect Contr Hosp Epidemiol, 2009, 30:86-88.
  • Buchanan D, Kee R, Sadowski L and Garcia D. The Health Impact of Supportive Housing for HIV-Positive Homeless Patients: A Randomized Controlled Trial American Journal of Public Health November 2009, 99 (S3): S675-S680 Published ahead of print: April 16, 2009 HTTP://WWW.ajph.org/cgi/doi/10.2105/APJH.2008.137810
  • Martin MA, Catrambone CD, Kee RA, Evans AT, Sharp LK et. al. Improving Asthma Self-Efficacy: Developing and testing a pilot community-based, asthma intervention for African American Adults. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2009 January; 123 (1): 153-9
  • Rubin MA, Mayer J, Greene T, Sauer BC, Hota B, Trick WE, Jernigan JA, Samore MH. An agent-based model for evaluating surveillance methods for catheter-related bloodstream infection. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2008, 6: 631-635.
  • Trick WE. Building a data warehouse to support infection control activities. Amer J Infect Control, 2008, 36: S75-81.
  • G. Zimet, S. Perkins, Y. Winston and R. Kee. Predictors of First and Second Doses of Hepatitis B Vaccine in STD Clinic Patients. International Journal of STD/AIDS 2008;19:246-250
  • Katz A, Goldberg D, Smith J, Trick WE. Tobacco, alcohol, and drug use among hospital patients: Concurrent use and willingness to change. J Hosp Med, 2008, 3: 369-375.
  • Morita JY, Ramirez E, Trick WE. Effect of a school entry vaccination requirement on racial and ethnic disparities in hepatitis B immunization coverage levels. Pediatrics, 2008, 121: e547-552.
  • Cabello J, Das K, Trick WE, Gerard MN, Charles-Damte M. Housestaff attitudes about influenza vaccination after participation in a clinical trial to improve vaccination of hospital patients. Infect Contr Hosp Epidemiol, 2008, 29: 174-176.
  • Jacobs EA, Sadowski LS, Rathous PJ. The Impact of an Enhanced Interpreter Service Intervention on Hospital Costs and Patient Satisfaction. Journal of General Internal Medicine. J Gen Intern Med. 2007 Nov;22 Suppl 2:306-11.
  • Gerard MN, Trick WE, Das K, Charles-Damte M, Murphy GA, Benson IM. Use of clinical decision support to increase influenza vaccination: multi-year evolution of the system. J Am Med Inform Assoc, 2008, 15:776-779.
  • Mosnaim GS, Sadowski LS, Durazo-Arvizu R, Sharp LK, et al. Parental Language and Asthma among Urban Hispanic Children. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 2007 Nov;120(5):1160-5.
  • Shalowitz M, Sadowski LS, Kumar R, Weiss K and Shannon JJ. Asthma Burden in a Chicago City-Wide, A Diverse Sample of Elementary Schoolchildren. Ambulatory Pediatrics. 2007;7:271-277.
  • Trick WE, Vernon MO, Welbel SF, DeMarais P, Hayden MK, Weinstein RA. Multicenter intervention program to increase adherence to hand hygiene recommendations and glove use and to reduce the incidence of antimicrobial resistance. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2007, 28:42-49.
  • Wisniewski MF, Kim S, Trick WE, Welbel SF, Weinstein RA. Effect of education on hand hygiene beliefs and practices: A 5-year program. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2007, 28:88-91.
  • Miranda JA, Trick WE, Evans AT, Charles-Damte M, Reilly BM, Clarke P. Firm-based trial to improve central-venous catheter insertion practices. J Hosp Med 2007, 2: 135-142.
  • Schwartz DN, Abiad H, DeMarais PL, Armeanu E, Steele LV, Trick WE, Wang Y, Weinstein RA. An educational intervention to improve antimicrobial use in a long-term care facility. J Amer Geriatr Soc, 2007, 55: 1236-1242.
  • Sharp L, Kimmel L, Kee R, Saltoun C, Chang C. Assessing the Perceived Stress Scale for African-American Adults with Asthma and Low Literacy Journal of Asthma 2007 May; 44 (4): 311-316
  • Chang CH, Sharp L, Kimmel L, Grammer L, Kee R, Shannon J. A Six-Item Short Form Questionnaire for Measuring Perceived Control of Asthma in Culturally Diverse Patients. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. 2007 Aug; 99:130-135
  • Bleasdale SC, Trick WE, Gonzales IM, Lyles R, Hayden MK, Weinstein RA. Effectiveness of chlorhexidine bathing to reduce catheter-associated bloodstream infections in medical intensive care unit patients. Arch Intern Med, 2007, 167: 2073-2079.
  • Tugwell P, Fletcher R, Fletcher S, Goldsmith C, Rahbar M, Robinson V, Runyan D and Sadowski L. International Clinical Epidemiology Network: An Opportunity for SGIM International Cooperation. J Gen Intern Med. 2006;21:792-795.
  • Mosnaim G, Kohrman C, Sharp, L, Wolf M, Sadowski LS, Ramos L, Grammer L. Coping with Asthma in Immigrant Hispanic Families. Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. 2006;97:477-483.
  • Vernon MO, Hayden MK, Trick WE, Hayes RA, Blom DW, Weinstein RA. Chlorhexidine gluconate to cleanse patients in a medical intensive care unit: The effectiveness of source control to reduce the bioburden of vancomycin-resistant enterococci. Arch Intern Med 2006;166:1-7.
  • Trick WE, Kee R, Murphy-Swallow D, Mohamed Mansour, Mennella C, Raba JM. Detection of chlamydial and gonococcal urethral infection during jail intake: development of a screening algorithm. Sex Transm Dis 2006;33:599-603.
  • Trick WE, Miranda JA, Evans AT, Charles-Damte M, Reilly BM, Clarke P. Prospective cohort study of central-venous catheters among internal medicine ward patients. Am J Infect Control 2006, 34: 636-641.
  • Smith CA. Hart AS, Sadowski LS, Riddle J, Evans AT, et al. Teaching cardiac examination skills. A controlled trial of two methods. J of Gen Intern Med 2006;21:7-12.
  • Reilly BM, Evans AT, Translating clinical research into clinical practice: impact of using prediction rules to make decisions. Ann Intern Med 2006;144:201-209.
  • Lauderdale DS, Wen M, Jacobs E, Kandula NR. Immigrant Perceptions of Discrimination in Health Care: The California Health Interview Survey 2003. In press, Med Care, March, 2006.
  • Jacobs E, Rolle I, Ferrans CE, Whitaker EE, Warneck RB. Understanding African American’s Views of the Trustworthiness of Physicians, In press, JGIM, March, 2006.
  • Kandula N, Wen M, Jacobs E, Lauderdale DS. Low Rates of Colorectal, Cervical Cancer and Breast Cancer Screening in Asian Americans Compared to Non-Hispanic Whites: Cultural Influences or Access to Care? In press, Cancer, March 2006.
  • Jacobs E, Chen AH, Karliner L, Agger Gupta N, Mutha S. The Need for More Research on Language Barriers in Health Care: A Systematic Review and Proposed Research Agenda. Milbank Q. 2006;83:111-133.
  • Kutner JS, Westfall JM, Morrison EH, Beach MC, Jacobs EA, Rosenblatt RA. Facilitating Collaboration among Academic Generalist Disciplines: A Call to Action. Ann Fam Med. 2006;4:
  • Smith CA, Hart AS, Sadowski LS, Riddle J, Evans AT Clarke PM, Ganschow PS, Mason E, Sequeira W, Wang Y. Teaching Cardiac Examination Skills: A Controlled Trial of Two Methods. Journal of General Internal Medicine, Jan 2006, Vol 21.
  • Kazlauskaite R, Evans AT, Mazzone T, Fogelfeld LA. Ethnic differences predicting ketonuria in patients with type 2 diabetes. J Diab Compl 2005;19:284-290.
  • Chinga-Alayo E, Villena J, Evans AT, Zimic M. Thyroid hormone levels improve the prediction of mortality among patients admitted to the intensive care unit. Intensive Care Med 2005;31:1356-1361.
  • Jacobs E, Rathouz J, Karavolos K, Ferris T, Powell L. Limited English Proficiency and Preventive Health Care Utilization in a Multi-Ethnic Population. Am J Pub Health. 2005;95:1410-1416.
  • Trick WE, Weinstein RA, DeMarais PL, Tomaska W, Nathan C, McAllister SK, Hageman J, Rice TW, Westbrook G, Jarvis WR. Comparison of routine glove use to contact isolation precautions to prevent transmission of multidrug-resistant bacteria in a long-term care facility. J Amer Geriatr Soc 2004, December;52:2003-2009.
  • Trick WE, Zagorski BM, Tokars JI, Vernon MO, Welbel SF, Wisniewski MF, Richards C, Weinstein RA. Comparison of computer algorithms to traditional surveillance methods to detect hospital-acquired primary bloodstream infections. Emerg Infect Dis 2004, September;10:1612-1620.
  • Sadowski LS, Hunter WM, Bangdiwala SI and Munoz SR. The world studies of abuse in the family environment (WorldSAFE): a model of a multi-national study of family violence. Injury Control and Safety Promotion. June 2004, Vol 11 (2): 81-90.
  • Bangdiwala SI, Ramiro L, Sadowski LS, Bordin IAS, Hunter W, and Shankar V. Intimate partner violence and the role of socioeconomic indicators in WorldSAFE communities in Chile, Egypt, India and the Philippines. Injury Control and Safety Promotion. June 2004, Vol 11(2): 101-109.
  • Hassan F, Sadowski LS, Bangdiwala SI, Vizcarra B, Ramiro L, De Paula CS and Bordin IAS. Physical intimate partner violence in Chile, Egypt, India and the Philippines. Injury Control and Safety Promotion. June 2004, Vol. 11 (2) 111-116.
  • Jeyaseelan L, Sadowski LS, Kumar S, Hassan F, Ramiro L, Vizcarra B. World studies of abuse in the family environment – risk factors for physical intimate partner violence. Injury Control and Safety Promotion. June 2004, Vol 11 (2): 117-124.
  • Hunter, WM, Sadowski LS, Hassan F, Jain D, De Paula CS, Vizcarra B and Amarillo ML. Training and field methods in the WorldSAFE collaboration to study family violence. Injury Control and Safety Promotion. June 2004 Vol. 11 (2): 91-100.
  • Christina M. Marra, Clare L. Maxwell, L. Tantalo, M. Eaton, Anne M. Rompalo, Charles Raines, Bradley P. Stoner, James J. Corbett, Michael Augenbraun, Mark Zajackowski, Romina Kee, Sheila A. Lukehart. Normalization of Cerebrospinal Fluid Abnormalities after Treatment for Neurosyphilis: Does HIV Status Matter? Clinical Infectious Disease, 38, 1001-1006, April 1, 2004
  • Peedicayil A, Sadowski LS, Jeyaseelan L, Shankar V, Jain D, Suresh S, Bangdiwala SI and the IndiaSAFE Group. Spousal physical violence against women during pregnancy. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2004: 111(7): 682-687.
  • Trick WE, Paule SM, Cunningham S, Cordell RL, Lankford M, Solomon SL, Peterson LR, Detection of Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcal Colonization using Conventional Culture and PCR among Previously Colonized Patients. Clin Infect Dis 2004, March;38(6):780-786.
  • Trick WE, Vernon MO, Welbel SF, Wisniewski MF, Jernigan JA, Weinstein RA. Unnecessary central-venous catheter use: The need to look outside the intensive-care unit. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2004, March;25:266-268.
  • Christina M. Marra, Clare L. Maxwell, Stacy L. Smith, Sheila A. Lukehart, Anne M. Rompalo, Molly Eaton, Bradley P. Stoner, Michael Augenbraun, David E. Barker, James J. Corbett, Mark Zajackowski, Charles Raines, Judith Nerad, Romina Kee, and Scott H. Barnett. Cerebrospinal Fluid Abnormalities in Patients with Syphilis: Association with Clinical and Laboratory Features. Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 189, Number 3, 369-376 February 1, 2004
  • Lo E, Rezai K, Evans A, et al. Why don’t they listen? Adherence to recommendations of infectious disease consultations. Clin Infect Dis 2004; 38:1212-1218.
  • Jacobs E, Chen A, Karliner L, Puebla Fortier J, Mutha S. Legal and Regulatory Obligations to Provide Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Emergency Department Services. Clinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 2004;5:85-92.
  • Weinick RM, Jacobs E, Carcari-Stone L, Ortega A, Burstin H. Challenging the Myth of Monolithic Hispanic Identity in Health Services Research. Medical Care, 2004;42:313-320.
  • Jacobs E, Shepard D, Suya J, Stone EL. Overcoming Language Barriers in Health Care: Costs andBenefits of Interpreter Services. AJPH, 2004;94: 866-869.
  • Jacobs EA, Collins KL. Breast Infections. In PS Ganschow, FE Norlock, EA Jacobs, and E Marcus,Eds. Breast Health and Common Breast Problems: A Practical Approach. Philadelphia, PA: American College of Physisicans; 2004: 241-251.
  • Smith C, Varkey A, Evans A, Reilly B. Evaluating the performance of inpatient attending physicians: a new instrument for today’s teaching hospitals. J Gen Intern Med 2004;19:766-771.
  • Lucas B, Evans A, et al. The impact of evidence on physicians’ inpatient treatment decisions. J Gen Intern Med 2004;19:402-409.
  • Trick WE, Chapman WW, Wisniewski MF, Peterson BJ, Solomon SL, Weinstein RA. Electronic interpretation of chest radiographs to detect central venous catheters. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2003, Dec;24:950-954.
  • Wisniewski MF, Kieszkowski P, Zagorski BM, Trick WE, Sommers M, Weinstein RA. Development of a clinical data warehouse for hospital infection control. J Am Med Inform Assoc 2003, Sept-Oct;10:454-462.
  • Paule SM, Trick WE, Tenover FC, Lankford M, Cunningham S, Stosor V, Cordell LR, Peterson LR. Comparison of polymerase chain reaction to culture for surveillance detection of vancomycin-resistant enterococci. J Clin Microbiol 2003, Oct;41(10):4805-4807.
  • Trick WE, Vernon MO, Hayes RA, Nathan C, Rice TW, Peterson BJ, Segreti J, Welbel SF. Solomon SL, Weinstein RA. Comparison of the efficacy of hand hygiene agents and the impact of rings on hand contamination in a hospital. Clin Infect Dis 2003, June;36(11):1383-90.
  • Roberts RR, Scott II DR, Cordell R, Solomon SL, Steele L, Kampe LM, Trick WE, Weinstein RA. The use of economic modeling to determine the hospital costs associated with nosocomial infections. Clin Infect Dis 2003, June;36(11):1424-32.
  • Tao LS, Hart P, Edwards E, Evans AT, Whitaker E, Smith P. Treatment of difficult-to-control blood pressure in a multidisciplinary clinic at a public hospital. J Natl Med Assoc. 2003;95:263-269.
  • Akhrass F, Evans A, Wang Y, et al. Hormone replacement therapy is associated with less coronary atherosclerosis in postmenopausal women. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2003;88:5611-14.
  • Jacobs E, Kohrman C, Lemon M, Vickers D. Teaching Physicians-in-Training to Address RacialDisparities in Health: A Hospital-Community Partnership. Pub Health Rep.2003;118:349-356.
  • Jacobs E, Agger-Gupta N, Chen A, Piotrowski A, Hardt E. Language Barriers in Health Care Settings: An Annotated Bibliography of the Research Literature. The California Endowment, August, 2003.
  • Jacobs E, Whitaker E. Book Review: Textbook of Men’s Health. NEJM. 2003;348(3):267-268.
  • Vernon MO, Trick WE, Welbel SF, Peterson BJ, Weinstein RA. Hand hygiene adherence: does number of sinks matter? Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2003, Mar;24(3):224-5.
  • Lankford MG, Zembower TR, Trick WE, Hacek DM, Noskin GA, Peterson LR. Influence of role models and hospital design on the hand hygiene compliance of healthcare workers. Emerg Infect Dis 2003, Feb;9(2).
  • Evans AT, Hussain S, Durairaj L, Sadowski LS, Charles-Damte M and Wang Y. Azithromycin for Acute Bronchitis: A Randomised, Double-Blind Controlled Trial. Lancet 2002, Vol. 359 Issue 9318: 1648-1654.
  • Zagorski BM, Trick WE, Schwartz DN, Wisniewski MF, Hershow RC, Fridkin SK, Weinstein RA. The effect of renal dysfunction on antimicrobial utilization measurements. Clin Infect Dis 2002, Dec;35(12):1491-7.
  • Jacobs E. A Volunteer Health Provider’s Guide to Overcoming Language Barriers to Access to Health Care. Volunteers in Health, October, 2002
  • Trick WE, Fridkin SK, Edwards JR, Hajjeh RA, Gaynes RP. Secular trend of hospital acquired candidemia among intensive-care unit patients in the United States during 1989-1999. Clin Infect Dis 2002, Sep;35(5):627-30.
  • Broussard D, Leichliter J, Evans A, Kee R, Vallury V, McFarland M. Screening Adolescents in a Juvenile Detention Center for Gonorrhea and Chlamydia: Prevalence and Reinfection Rates. Screening Adolescents in a Juvenile Detention The Prison Journal, 82, 8-18 2002
  • Trick WE, Temple RS, Chen D, Wright MO, Solomon SL, Peterson LR. Patient Colonization and Environmental Contamination by Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci in a Rehabilitation Facility. Arch of Phys Med Rehab 2002 Jul;83(7):899-902.
  • Suntharam N, Lankford MG, Trick WE, Peterson LR, Noskin GA. Risk factors for acquisition of vancomycin-resistant enterococci among hematology-oncology patients. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 2002 Jul;43(3):183-8.
  • Reilly BM, Evans AT, Schaider JJ, Wang Y. Triage of patients with chest pain in the emergency department. A comparative study of physicians’ decisions. Am J Med 2002;112:95-103.
  • Reilly BM, Evans AT, Schaider JJ, Das K, Calvin JE, Moran L, Roberts RR, Martinez E. Impact of a clinical decision rule on hospital triage of patients with suspected scute cardiac ischemia in the emergency department. JAMA 2002;288:342-350.
  • Wester CW, Durairaj L, Evans AT, Schwartz DN, Husain S, Martinez E. Antibiotic resistance: A survey of physician perceptions. Arch Intern Med 2002;162:2210-2216.
  • Jacobs E. Language Access Services. Prepared for the Office of Minority Health for the Development of Cultural Competency Curriculum Modules, February 8, 2002.
  • Evans AT, Husain S, Durairaj L, Sadowski LS, Charles-Damte M, Wang Y. Azithromycin for acute bronchitis: a randomised, double-blind, controlled trial. Lancet 2002;359:1648-54. Jacobs E. Racial Disparities in Health Care (Letter). NEJM. 2001;345:839-840.
  • Jacobs E, Alvarado-Little W, Hardt E. Recommendations for the Ethical Involvement of Limited English-speakers in Research. Prepared for the National Council for Interpretation in Health Care, October, 2001. www.ncich.org/papers.html
  • Trick WE, Weinstein RA, DeMarais PL, Kuehnert MJ, Tomaska W, Nathan C, Rice TW, McAllister SK, Carson LA, and Jarvis WR. Colonization of skilled-care facility residents with antimicrobial-resistant pathogens. J Amer Geriatr Soc 2001;49:270-276.
  • Ostrowsky BE, Trick WE, Sohn AH, Quirk SB, Holt S, Carson LA, Hill BC, Arduino MJ, Kuehnert MJ, Jarvis WR. Control of vancomycin-resistant enterococcus in health care facilities in a region. N Eng J Med 2001;344(19):1426-33.
  • Trick WE, Weinstein RA. Intravascular Catheter Use. How to tell when the medicine is worse than the malady. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2001;163(7):1515-6.
  • Trick WE, Weinstein RA. Hand hygiene for intensive care unit personnel: rub it in. Crit Care Med 2001 May;29(5):1083-4.
  • Durairaj L, Reilly B, Das K, Smith C, Acob C, Husain S, Saquib, M, Ganschow P, Evans A, et al. Emergency Department admissions to inpatient cardiac telemetry beds: a prospective cohort study of risk stratification and outcomes. Am J Med 2001;110:7-11.
  • Martinez E, Reilly BM, Evans AT, Roberts RR. The observation unit: a new interface between inpatient and outpatient care. Am J Med 2001;110:274-277.
  • Jacobs E, Lauderdale D. Receipt of Cancer Screening Procedures among Hispanic and non-Hispanic HMO Members. Cancer. 2001;91(S1):257-261.
  • Jacobs E, Lauderdale DS, Meltzer DM, et al. The Impact of Adequate Interpreter Services on Delivery of Care to Limited English -Speaking Patients. JGIM. 2001;16:468-474.
  • Jacobs E. Patient-centeredness in medical encounters requiring an interpreter [Letter]. Am J Med. 2000Oct 15;109(6):515.
  • Hunter WM, Jain D, Sadowski LS, and Sanhueza, AI (2000). Risk factors for severe child discipline practices in rural India. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 25, 435-447.
  • Trick WE, Scheckler WE, Tokars JA, Jones KC, Reppen M, Smith E, and Jarvis WR. Modifiable risk factors associated with coronary artery bypass graft deep sternal site infection. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2000;119:108-114.
  • Trick WE, Kioski CM, Howard KM, Cage GD, Tokars JI, Yen BM, and Jarvis WR. Outbreak of Pseudomonas aeruginosa ventriculitis among patients in a neurosurgical intensive care unit. Infect Contr Hosp Epidemiol 2000;21:204-208.
  • Trick WE, Scheckler WE, Tokars JA, Jones KC, Smith EM, Reppen ML, and Jarvis WR. Risk factors for post-coronary artery bypass graft radial artery harvest site infection. Clin Infect Dis 2000;30:270-275.
  • Hacek DM, Trick WE, Collins SM, Noskin GA, and Peterson LR. Comparison of the rodac imprint method to selective enrichment broth for recovery of vancomycin-resistant enterococci and drug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae from environmental surfaces. J Clin Microbiol 2000;38:4646-4648.
  • Brice JH, Garrison HG, Evans AT. Study design and outcomes in out-of-hospital emergency medicine research: a ten-year analysis. Prehospital Emergency Care 2000;4:144-150.
  • Smith CA, Ganschow PS, Reilly BM, Evans AT, et al. Teaching residents evidence-based medicine skills: a controlled trial of effectiveness and assessment of durability. J Gen Intern Med 2000;15:710-715.
  • Betancourt JR & Jacobs E. Language Barriers to Informed Consent and Confidentiality: The Impact onWomen’s Health. JAMWA. 2000;50:294-295.
  • Cotten-Oldenburg NU, Jordan BK, Martin SL and Sadowski LS. “Voluntary HIV Testing in Prison: Do Women Inmates at High Risk for HIV Accept HIV Testing?”. AIDS Education and Prevention. 1999, 11(1): 28-37.
  • Reilly B, Durairaj L, Husain S, Acob C, Evans A, et al. Performance and potential impact of a chest pain prediction rule in a large public hospital. Am J Med 1999;106:285-291.
  • Majumdar SR, Fletcher RH, Evans AT. How does colorectal cancer present? Symptoms, duration,and clues to location. Am J Gastroenterol 1999;94:3039-3045.
  • Cook R, Steiner B, Smith A, Evans A, et al. Are medical students ready to provide HIV-prevention counseling? Acad Med 1998;73:342-6.
  • Reilly B, Hart A, Evans AT. Evidence-based medicine: a passing fancy or the future of primary care? Disease-a-Month 1998;44:370-99.