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1978 …2016

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Research Output

2016

Effect of Chlorhexidine Bathing Every Other Day on Prevention of Hospital-Acquired Infections in the Surgical ICU: A Single-Center, Randomized Controlled Trial

Swan, J. T., Ashton, C. M., Bui, L. N., Pham, V. P., Shirkey, B. A., Blackshear, J. E., Bersamin, J. B., Pomer, R. M. L., Johnson, M. L., Magtoto, A. D., Butler, M. O., Tran, S. K., Sanchez, L. R., Patel, J. G., Ochoa, R. A., Hai, S. A., Denison, K. I., Graviss, E. A. & Wray, N. P., Oct 1 2016, In : Critical Care Medicine. 44, 10, p. 1822-1832 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations
11 Scopus citations

Outcomes and resource use of sepsis-associated stays by presence on admission, severity, and hospital type

Jones, S. L., Ashton, C. M., Kiehne, L. B., Nicolas, J. C., Rose, A. L., Shirkey, B. A., Masud, F. & Wray, N. P., 2016, In : Medical Care. 54, 3, p. 303-310 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

The sepsis early recognition and response initiative (SERRI)

Jones, S. L., Ashton, C. M., Kiehne, L., Gigliotti, E., Bell-Gordon, C., Pinn, T. T., Tran, S. K., Nicolas, J. C., Rose, A. L., Shirkey, B. A., Disbot, M., Masud, F. & Wray, N. P., Mar 2016, In : Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. 42, 3, p. 122-131 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

6 Scopus citations
2015

Reductions in Sepsis Mortality and Costs After Design and Implementation of a Nurse-Based Early Recognition and Response Program

Jones, S. L., Ashton, C. M., Kiehne, L., Gigliotti, E., Bell-Gordon, C., Disbot, M., Masud, F., Shirkey, B. A. & Wray, N. P., Nov 1 2015, In : Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety / Joint Commission Resources. 41, 11, p. 483-491 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations

Systematic review of observational studies reveals no association between low back pain and lumbar spondylolysis with or without isthmic spondylolisthesis

Andrade, N. S., Ashton, C. M., Wray, N., Brown, C. & Bartanusz, V., Apr 2 2015, In : European Spine Journal. 24, 6, p. 1289-1295 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
2014

The role of the USA food and drug administration in clinical research

Glasser, S. P., Ashton, C. M. & Wray, N., Jan 1 2014, Essentials of Clinical Research, Second Edition. Springer International Publishing, p. 117-143 27 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2013

Are surgical trials with negative results being interpreted correctly?

Brody, B. A., Ashton, C. M., Liu, D., Xiong, Y., Yao, X. & Wray, N. P., Jan 2013, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 216, 1, p. 158-166 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Reply

Brody, B., Wray, N. & Ashton, C. M., Jul 1 2013, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 217, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

18 Scopus citations
2012

Conflicts among Multinational Ethical and Scientific Standards for Clinical Trials of Therapeutic Interventions

Kolman, J. M., Wray, N. P., Ashton, C. M., Wenner, D. M., Jarman, A. F. & Brody, B. A., Mar 2012, In : Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics. 40, 1, p. 99-121 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Do surgical trials meet the scientific standards for clinical trials?

Wenner, D. M., Brody, B. A., Jarman, A. F., Kolman, J. M., Wray, N. P. & Ashton, C. M., Nov 2012, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 215, 5, p. 722-730 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Trials and tribulations: The professional development of surgical trialists

Jarman, A. F., Wray, N. P., Wenner, D. M. & Ashton, C. M., Sep 2012, In : American Journal of Surgery. 204, 3, p. 339-346.e5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2011

A taxonomy of multinational ethical and methodological standards for clinical trials of therapeutic interventions

Ashton, C. M., Wray, N., Jarman, A. F., Kolman, J. M., Wenner, D. M. & Brody, B. A., Jun 2011, In : Journal of Medical Ethics. 37, 6, p. 368-373 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2010

A patient self-assessment tool to measure communication behaviors during doctor visits about hypertension

Ashton, C. M., Holt, C. L. & Wray, N., Nov 1 2010, In : Patient Education and Counseling. 81, 2, p. 275-314 40 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

A stories-based interactive DVD intended to help people with hypertension achieve blood pressure control through improved communication with their doctors

Ashton, C. M., Houston, T. K., Williams, J. H., Larkin, D., Trobaugh, J., Crenshaw, K. & Wray, N., May 1 2010, In : Patient Education and Counseling. 79, 2, p. 245-250 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
2009

Ethics and methods in surgical trials

Ashton, C. M., Wray, N. P., Jarman, A. F., Kolman, J. M., Wenner, D. M. & Brody, B. A., Sep 2009, In : Journal of Medical Ethics. 35, 9, p. 579-583 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Racial disparities in HIV virologic failure: Do missed visits matter?

Mugavero, M. J., Lin, H. Y., Allison, J. J., Giordano, T. P., Willig, J. H., Raper, J. L., Wray, N., Cole, S. R., Schumacher, J. E., Davies, S. & Saag, M. S., Jan 1 2009, In : Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 50, 1, p. 100-108 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

125 Scopus citations
2008

COPD education and cognitive behavioral therapy group treatment for clinically significant symptoms of depression and anxiety in COPD patients: A randomized controlled trial

Kunik, M. E., Veazey, C., Cully, J. A., Souchek, J., Graham, D. P., Hopko, D., Carter, R., Sharafkhaneh, A., Goepfert, E. J., Wray, N. & Stanley, M. A., Mar 2008, In : Psychological Medicine. 38, 3, p. 385-396 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

144 Scopus citations

Racial and ethnic differences in the treatment of seriously ill patients: A comparison of African-American, Caucasian and Hispanic Veterans

Braun, U. K., McCullough, L. B., Beyth, R. J., Wray, N., Kunik, M. E. & Morgan, R. O., Jan 1 2008, In : Journal of the National Medical Association. 100, 9, p. 1041-1051 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

The United States Federal Drug Administration (FDA) and clinical research

Glasser, S. P., Ashton, C. M. & Wray, N., Dec 1 2008, Essentials of Clinical Research. Springer Netherlands, p. 93-110 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2007

A practical screening tool for anxiety and depression in patients with chronic breathing disorders

Kunik, M. E., Azzam, P. N., Souchek, J., Cully, J. A., Wray, N., Krishnan, L. L., Nelson, H. A. & Stanley, M. A., Jan 1 2007, In : Psychosomatics. 48, 1, p. 16-21 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Scopus citations

A quasi-experimental test of an intervention to increase the use of thiazide-based treatment regimens for people with hypertension

Ashton, C. M., Khan, M. M., Johnson, M. L., Walder, A., Stanberry, E., Beyth, R. J., Collins, T. C., Gordon, H. S., Haidet, P., Kimmel, B., Kolpakchi, A., Lu, L. B., Naik, A. D., Petersen, L. A., Singh, H. & Wray, N., 2007, In : Implementation Science. 2, 1, 5.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2005

Are anxiety and depression addressed in primary care patients with chronic obstructive pulomonary disease? A chart review

Roundy, K., Cully, J. A., Stanley, M. A., Veazey, C., Souchek, J., Wray, N. & Kunik, M. E., Dec 7 2005, In : Primary Care Companion to the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. 7, 5, p. 213-219 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

30 Scopus citations

Decreasing use of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube feeding for veterans with dementia - Racial differences remain

Braun, U. K., Rabeneck, L., McCullough, L. B., Urbauer, D. L., Wray, N., Lairson, D. R. & Beyth, R. J., Feb 2005, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 53, 2, p. 242-248 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations

Mortality after cardiac bypass surgery: Prediction from administrative versus clinical data

Geraci, J. M., Johnson, M. L., Gordon, H. S., Petersen, N. J., Shroyer, A. L., Grover, F. L. & Wray, N., Feb 1 2005, In : Medical Care. 43, 2, p. 149-158 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Scopus citations

Mortality after noncardiac surgery: Prediction from administrative versus clinical data

Gordon, H. S., Johnson, M. L., Wray, N., Petersen, N. J., Henderson, W. G., Khuri, S. F. & Geraci, J. M., Feb 1 2005, In : Medical Care. 43, 2, p. 159-167 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Scopus citations

Physician-patient communication following invasive procedures: An analysis of post-angiogram consultations

Gordon, H. S., Street, R. L., Adam Kelly, P., Souchek, J. & Wray, N., Sep 1 2005, In : Social Science and Medicine. 61, 5, p. 1015-1025 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

54 Scopus citations

Surprisingly high prevalence of anxiety and depression in chronic breathing disorders

Kunik, M. E., Roundy, K., Veazey, C., Souchek, J., Richardson, P., Wray, N. & Stanley, M. A., Jan 1 2005, In : CHEST. 127, 4, p. 1205-1211 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

429 Scopus citations
2004

Impact of race on health care utilization and outcomes in veterans with congestive heart failure

Deswal, A., Petersen, N. J., Souchek, J., Ashton, C. M. & Wray, N., Mar 3 2004, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 43, 5, p. 778-784 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

91 Scopus citations

Predicting healthcare costs in a population of veterans affairs beneficiaries using diagnosis-based risk adjustment and self-reported health status

Pietz, K., Ashton, C. M., McDonell, M. & Wray, N., Oct 2004, In : Medical Care. 42, 10, p. 1027-1035 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

32 Scopus citations

Race and patient refusal of invasive cardiac procedures

Gordon, H. S., Paterniti, D. A. & Wray, N., Sep 2004, In : Journal of General Internal Medicine. 19, 9, p. 962-966 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

25 Scopus citations

The effects of organization on medical utilization: An analysis of service line organization

Byrne, M. M., Charns, M. P., Parker, V. A., Meterko, M. M. & Wray, N. P., Jan 1 2004, In : Medical Care. 42, 1, p. 28-37 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations
2003

Arthroscopic surgery was not effective for relieving pain or improving function in osteoarthritis of the knee: Commentary

Moseley, J. B., O'Malley, K., Petersen, N. J. & Wray, N. P., Mar 2003, In : Evidence-Based Medicine. 8, 2, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

1 Scopus citations

Arthroscopic treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee [1]

Wray, N., Moseley, J. B. & O'Malley, K., Feb 1 2003, In : Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Series A. 85, 2, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

5 Scopus citations

Expanding disclosure of conflicts of interest: The views of stakeholders

Brody, B. A., Anderson, C., Van McCrary, S., McCullough, L., Morgan, R. & Wray, N., 2003, In : IRB Ethics and Human Research. 25, 1, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

9 Scopus citations

Healthcare use by veterans treated for diabetes mellitus in the Veterans Affairs medical care system

Ashton, C. M., Septimus, J. D., Petersen, N. J., Souchek, J., Menke, T. J., Collins, T. C. & Wray, N., Feb 1 2003, In : American Journal of Managed Care. 9, 2, p. 145-150 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Hospital Use and Survival among Veterans Affairs Beneficiaries

Ashton, C. M., Souchek, J., Petersen, N. J., Menke, T. J., Collins, T. C., Kizer, K. W., Wright, S. M. & Wray, N., Oct 23 2003, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 349, 17, p. 1637-1646 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

90 Scopus citations

Joint-Specific Multidimensional Assessment of Pain (J-MAP): Factor structure, reliability, validity, and responsiveness in patients with knee osteoarthritis

O'Malley, K. J., Suarez-Almazor, M., Aniol, J., Richardson, P., Kuykendall, D. H., Moseley, J. B. & Wray, N., Mar 1 2003, In : Journal of Rheumatology. 30, 3, p. 534-543 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Racial and ethnic disparities in the use of health services: Bias, preferences, or poor communication?

Ashton, C. M., Haidet, P., Paterniti, D. A., Collins, T. C., Gordon, H. S., O'Malley, K., Petersen, L. A., Sharf, B. F., Suarez-Almazor, M. E., Wray, N. & Street, R. L., Feb 1 2003, In : Journal of General Internal Medicine. 18, 2, p. 146-152 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

333 Scopus citations
2002

A controlled trial of arthroscopic surgery for osteoarthritis of the knee

Bruce Moseley, J., O'Malley, K., Petersen, N. J., Menke, T. J., Brody, B. A., Kuykendall, D. H., Hollingsworth, J. C., Ashton, C. M. & Wray, N., Jul 11 2002, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 347, 2, p. 81-88 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1102 Scopus citations

A double blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial of proton pump inhibitor therapy in patients with uninvestigated dyspepsia

Rabeneck, L., Souchek, J., Wristers, K., Menke, T., Ambriz, E., Huang, I. & Wray, N., Dec 1 2002, In : American Journal of Gastroenterology. 97, 12, p. 3045-3051 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations

Arthroscopic surgery for osteoarthritis of the knee [1] (multiple letters)

Jackson, R. W., Ewing, W., Ewing, J. W., Chambers, K. G., Schulzer, M., Blacher, R. S., Morse, L. J., Wray, N. P., Moseley, J. B., O'Malley, K., Horng, S. & Miller, F. G., Nov 21 2002, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 347, 21, p. 1717-1719 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

21 Scopus citations

Effect of definition of mortality on hospital profiles

Johnson, M. L., Gordon, H. S., Petersen, N. J., Wray, N., Shroyer, A. L., Grover, F. L. & Geraci, J. M., Jan 1 2002, In : Medical Care. 40, 1, p. 7-16 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Scopus citations

Sociodemographics, general health, and psychologic health in uninvestigated dyspepsia: A comparison of public and private patients

Rabeneck, L., Wristers, K., Campbell, C., Souchek, J., Menke, T. & Wray, N., May 4 2002, In : Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology. 34, 5, p. 516-522 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2001

A psychometric analysis of the measurement level of the rating scale, time trade-off, and standard gamble

Cook, K. F., Ashton, C. M., Byrne, M. M., Brody, B., Geraci, J., Giesler, R. B., Hanita, M., Souchek, J. & Wray, N., Sep 18 2001, In : Social Science and Medicine. 53, 10, p. 1275-1285 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

Living with treatment decisions: Regrets and quality of life among men treated for metastatic prostate cancer

Clark, J. A., Wray, N. & Ashton, C. M., Jan 1 2001, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 19, 1, p. 72-80 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

157 Scopus citations

SODA (severity of dyspepsia assessment): A new effective outcome measure for dyspepsia-related health

Rabeneck, L., Cook, K. F., Wristers, K., Souchek, J., Menke, T. & Wray, N., Aug 18 2001, In : Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 54, 8, p. 755-765 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

51 Scopus citations

Using the national registry of HIV-infected veterans in research: Lessons for the development of disease registries

Rabeneck, L., Menke, T., Simberkoff, M. S., Hartigan, P. M., Dickinson, G. M., Jensen, P. C., George, W. L., Goetz, M. B. & Wray, N., Dec 1 2001, In : Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 54, 12, p. 1195-1203 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

When Does Regionalization of Expensive Medical Care save Money?

Menke, T. J. & Wray, N., Jan 1 2001, In : Health Services Management Research. 14, 2, p. 116-124 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations