Dementia and Risk of Adverse Warfarin-Related Events in the Nursing Home Setting

Articles of Interest, March 22, 2013

A weekly compilation of articles appearing in recently released journals and newsletters, including articles funded by AHRQ or authored by AHRQ researchers, mentioning or discussing AHRQ staff, activities, and publications/products, or other research using AHRQ data or products.

This weekly compilation of articles appearing in recently released journals and newsletters includes:

  • Articles funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) or authored by AHRQ researchers.
  • Articles mentioning or discussing AHRQ staff, activities, and publications/products.
  • Articles related to AHRQ-funded Evidence-based Practice Centers.
  • Articles related to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force or Put Prevention into Practice program.
  • Articles mentioning the National Healthcare Disparities Report and National Healthcare Quality Report.
  • Other research using AHRQ data or products.

AHRQ-Funded/Authored Articles

American Journal of Geriatric Pharmacotherapy
Tjia J, Field TS, Mazor KM, et al. Dementia and risk of adverse warfarin-related events in the nursing home setting. Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 2012 Oct; 10(5):323-30. [Supported in part by grant R01 HS16463.] Select to access the abstract.

American Journal of Medicine
Vavalle JP, Lopes RD, Chen AY, et al. Hospital length of stay in patients with non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction. Am J Med 2012 Nov; 125(11):1085-94. [Supported by grant U18 HS10548.] Select to access the abstract.

Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Czeisler CA, Pellegrini CA, Sade RM. Should sleep-deprived surgeons be prohibited from operating without patients' consent? Ann Thor Surg 2013 Feb; 95(2):757-766. [Supported by grants R01 HS12032, K08 HS13333, U18 HS15906, and F32 HS14103 (to first author).]

Applied Clinical Informatics
Cadwallader J, Spry K, Morea J, et al. Design of a medication reconciliation application: facilitating clinician-focused decision making with data from multiple sources. Appl Clin Inform 2013; 4(1):110-25. [Supported in part by grant R18 HS18183.]

Arthritis and Rheumatism
Haynes K, Beukelman T, Curtis JR, et al. Tumor necrosis factor α inhibitor therapy and cancer risk in chronic immune-mediated diseases. Arthritis Rheum 2013 Jan; 65(1):48-58. [Supported in part by Centers for Education and Research on Therapeutics (CERTs) grant 1 U18 HS17919-0 and R01 HS18517 (to third author).] Select to access the abstract.

Arthritis Care & Research
Curtis JR, Sharma P, Arora T, Bharat A, Barnes I, Morrisey MA, Kilgore M, Saag KG, et al. Physicians' explanations for apparent gaps in the quality of rheumatology care: results from the U.S. Medicare Physician Quality Reporting System. Arthritis Care Res 2013 Feb; 65(2):235-43. [Supported by grants R01 HS18517, R01 HS16956 (to eighth author).] Select to access the abstract.

Clinical Trials
Trikalinos TA, Olkin I. Meta-analysis of effect sizes reported at multiple time points: a multivariate approach. Clin Trials 2012 Oct; 9(5):610-20. [Supported in part by grant R01 HS18574.]Select to access the abstract.

Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine
Stanek SR, Tavanapong W, Wong J, et al. Automatic real-time detection of endoscopic procedures using temporal features. Comput Methods Programs Biomed 2012 Nov; 108(2):524-35. [Supported in part by grant HS17537.] Select to access the abstract.

Ethnicity and Disease
Moy E, Mau MK, Raetzman S, Barrett M, Miyamura JB, Chaves KH, Andrews R. Ethnic differences in potentially preventable hospitalizations among Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and other Pacific Islanders: implications for reducing health care disparities. Ethn Dis 2013 Spr; 23(1):6-11. [First and last authors are researchers in AHRQ's Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety and Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, respectively; supported by contract to Truven Health Analytics; uses AHRQ's Prevention Quality Indicators, Version 3.1, citing Prevention Quality Indicators Overview, 2004 (as published on AHRQ's Quality Indicators Web site), and AHRQ Quality Indicators: Guide to Prevention Quality Indicators: Hospital Admission for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions, 2001, as published on the AHRQ Web site; also uses 2005-2007 Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) State Inpatient Databases (SID) data for Hawaii; cites AHRQ's National Healthcare Disparities Report (NHDR), 2009, and AHRQ publications, Methods Applying AHRQ Quality Indicators to Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) Data for the Eighth (2010) National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) and National Healthcare Disparities Report (NHDR), HCUP Method Series 2010-06, 2010 (as published on AHRQ's HCUP Methods Series Web site), and Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Potentially Preventable Hospitalizations, 2003, HCUP Statistical Brief 10, 2006 (as published on AHRQ's HCUP Web site); cites AHRQ/Institute of Medicine (IOM) publication, Race, Ethnicity, and Language Data: Standardization for Health Care Quality Improvement, 2010.] Select to access the abstract.

Siegler JE, Boehme AK, Albright KC, et al. Ethnic disparities trump other risk factors in determining delay to emergency department arrival in acute ischemic stroke. Ethn Dis 2013 Winter; 23(1):29-34. [Supported in part by grant 5 T32 HS13852-10.]Select to access the abstract.

JAMA Internal Medicine
McConnell KJ, Lindrooth RC, Wholey DR, et al. Management practices and the quality of care in cardiac units. JAMA Intern Med 2013 Mar 18. [Epub ahead of print. Supported by grant 1 R01 HS18466; refer to comments by Armstrong, Fox, and Chapman (JAMA Intern Med, 2013) cited in AHRQ-Related Articles.]

JAMA Pediatrics
Edwards JD, Houtrow AJ, Vasilevskis EE, Dudley RA, Okumura MJ. Multi-institutional profile of adults admitted to pediatric intensive care units. JAMA Pediatr 2013 Mar 18. [Epub ahead of print. Supported in part by grant K08 HS17716 (to last author).]

JAMA Psychiatry
Gibbons RD, Brown CH, Hur K, et al. Inappropriate data and measures lead to questionable conclusions—reply. JAMA Psychiatry 2013 Jan; 70(1):122-3. [Supported in part by grant 1 U18 HS16973 (to first author); replies to comments by Spielmans et al. (JAMA Psychiatry, 2013) cited in AHRQ-Related Articles.]

Gibbons RD, Brown CH, Hur K, et al. Suicide risk and efficacy of antidepressant drugs—reply. JAMA Psychiatry 2013 Jan; 70(1):123-5. [Supported in part by grant 1 U18 HS16973; refer to comments by Carroll (JAMA Psychiatry, 2013) cited in AHRQ-Related Articles.]

Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Chen J, Dharmarajan K, Wang Y, et al. National trends in heart failure hospital stay rates, 2001 to 2009. J Am Coll Cardiol 2013 Mar 12; 61(10):1078-88. [Supported in part by Career Development Award grant 1 K08 HS18781-01 (to first author); uses 2001-2009 HCUP NIS data as accessed on AHRQ's HCUP Web site, citing HCUP Methods Series, 2013, and NIS Trends Supplemental Files, 2008, both published on AHRQ's HCUP Web site.] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Cardiovascular Imaging
Federspiel JJ, Mudrick DW, Shah BR, Stearns SC, Masoudi FA, et al. Patterns and predictors of stress testing modality after percutaneous coronary stenting: data from the NCDR. J Am Coll Cardiol Cardiovasc Imaging 2012 Oct; 5(10):969-80. [Supported by contract HHSA290-2005-0032-I-TO4-WA3 as part of the Developing Evidence to Inform Decisions About Effectiveness (DEcIDE) program; notes fifth author's receipt of significant other AHRQ funding.]Select to access the abstract.

Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association
Galanter W, Falck S, Burns M, et al. Indication-based prescribing prevents wrong-patient medication errors in computerized provider order entry (CPOE). J Am Med Inform Assoc 2013 Feb 9. [Epub ahead of print. Supported in part by grant U19 HS21093.]Select to access the abstract.

Journal of Biomedical Informatics
Zhou L, Plasek JM, Mahoney LM, et al. Mapping Partners Master Drug Dictionary to RxNorm using an NLP-based approach. J Biomed Inform 2012 Aug; 45(4):626-33. [Supported in part by grant 1 R03 HS18288-01.] Select to access the abstract.

Kim H, El-Kareh R, Goel A, et al. An approach to improve LOINC mapping through augmentation of local test names. J Biomed Inform 2012 Aug; 45(4):651-7. [Supported in part by grant R01 HS19913-01.] Select to access the abstract.

Del Fiol G, Huser V, Strasberg HR, et al. Implementations of the HL7 Context-Aware Knowledge Retrieval ("Infobutton") Standard: challenges, strengths, limitations, and uptake. J Biomed Inform 2012 Aug; 45(4):726-35. [Supported in part by grant K01 HS18352.]Select to access the abstract.

Journal of Clinical Oncology
Volandes AE, Paasche-Orlow MK, Mitchell SL, et al. Randomized controlled trial of a video decision support tool for cardiopulmonary resuscitation decision making in advanced cancer. J Clin Oncol 2013 Jan 20; 31(3):380-6. [Supported by grant K08 HS18780 (to first author).]Select to access the abstract.

Journal of Neurosurgery
Clement RC, Carr BG, Kallan MJ, et al. Volume-outcome relationship in neurotrauma care. J Neurosurg 2013 Mar; 118(3):687-93. [Supported by grant 5 K08 HS17960-04 (attributed to NIH, to second author); uses 2006 HCUP NIS data, citing Overview of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS), as published on AHRQ's HCUP Web site; also uses HCUP Cost-to-Charge Ratio Files?; mentions "no. of AHRQ comorbidities" in table of factors adjusted for in logistic regression.] Select to access the abstract.

Leukemia Research
Davidoff AJ, Weiss SR, Baer MR, et al. Patterns of erythropoiesis-stimulating agent use among Medicare beneficiaries with myelodysplastic syndromes and consistency with clinical guidelines. Leuk Res 2013 Mar 21. [Epub ahead of print. First author is a researcher in AHRQ's Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends.] Select to access the abstract.

Pediatrics
Gerber JS, Prasad PA, Localio AR, et al. Racial differences in antibiotic prescribing by primary care pediatricians. Pediatrics 2013 Mar 18. [Epub ahead of print. Supported by contract HHSA 2900-2007-10013.] Select to access the abstract.

PLoS One
Kornfield R, Donohue J, Berndt ER, Alexander GC. Promotion of prescription drugs to consumers and providers, 2001-2010. PLoS One 2013; 8(3):e55504. [Supported in part by grant R01 HS189960 (to first and last authors).] Select to access the abstract.

Preventive Medicine
Gudzune KA, Hutfless S, Maruthur N, et al. Strategies to prevent weight gain in workplace and college settings: a systematic review. Prev Med 2013 Mar 21. [Epub ahead of print. Supported by contract 290-2007-10061-I. Also refer to AHRQ-authored article by Buckler and Voss (Am Fam Physician, 2013) cited in U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)/Put Prevention Into Practice (PPIP)-Related Articles.] Select to access the abstract.

AHRQ-Related Articles

American Journal of Managed Care
Bogner HR, de Vries HF, O'Donnell AJ, et al. Measuring concurrent oral hypoglycemic and antidepressant adherence and clinical outcomes. Am J Manag Care 2013 Mar; 19(3):e85-e92. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Grenard et al. (J Gen Intern Med, 2011).]

American Journal of Medical Quality
Shaikh U, Natale JE, Nettiksimmons J, et al. Improving pediatric health care delivery by engaging residents in team-based quality improvement projects. Am J Med Qual 2013 Mar-Apr; 28(2):120-6. [Cites AHRQ-sponsored IOM report, Health Professions Education: A Bridge To Quality, 2003.]Select to access the abstract.

Kirkland LL, Malinchoc M, O'Byrne M, et al. A clinical deterioration prediction tool for internal medicine patients. Am J Med Qual 2013 Mar-Apr; 28(2):135-42. [Defines "failure to rescue," citing Glossary, as published on AHRQ's Morbidity and Mortality Rounds on the Web (WebM&M) Web site.]Select to access the abstract.

Scrutinio D, Passantino A, Ricci VA, et al. Association between conformity with performance measures and 1-year postdischarge survival in patients with acute decompensated heart failure. Am J Med Qual 2013 Mar-Apr; 28(2):160-8. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Patterson et al. (Med Care, 2010) and Hernandez et al. (Am Heart J, 2010).] Select to access the abstract.

Annals of Internal Medicine
Lagu T, Hannon NS, Rothberg MB, et al. Access to subspecialty care for patients with mobility impairment: a survey. Ann Intern Med 2013 Mar 19; 158(6):441-6. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Iezzoni et al. (Disabil Health J, 2011, and Am J Med Qual, 2001; cites article by Reichard, Stolzle, and Fox (Disabil Health J, 2011), which uses Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) data.]

BJU International
Krupski TL. Factors associated with satisfaction with prostate cancer care. BJU Int 2013 Feb; 111(2):186. [Comments on article by Resnick et al. (BJU Int, 2013) cited in Research By Others Using AHRQ Data or Products.]

Clinical Therapeutics
Cohen JP. Comparative-effectiveness research: does it matter? Clin Ther 2013 Mar 20. [Epub ahead of print. Mentions AHRQ as a provider of comparative effectiveness research (CER), particularly through the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act (MMA) in collaboration with CMS, and suggests that the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) may follow "the path AHRQ has laid out over the past 2 decades" in producing research to aid healthcare decision making on a data-driven basis; compares PCORI and AHRQ (as a unit) with international CER organizations in a table of similarities and differences between CER entities; cites AHRQ-funded article by Meltzer, Basu, and Meltzer (Health Aff, 2009).]Select to access the abstract.

Ethnicity and Disease
Siddiqi A, Jordan LB, Parker CS. Sickle cell disease—the American Saga. Ethn Dis 2013 Spr; 23(2):245-8. [Cites AHRQ publication, Sickle Cell Disease Patients in U.S. Hospitals, 2004, HCUP Statistical Brief 21, 2006, as published on AHRQ's HCUP Web site.]

JAMA
Goodman DM, Livingston EH. JAMA Patient Page: Screening tests. JAMA 2013 Mar 20; 309(11):1185. [Lists for more information AHRQ publications, Women: Stay Healthy at Any Age, 2010, Men: Stay Healthy at Any Age, 2010, and When Getting Medical Tests: Quick Tips, 2012, all published on the AHRQ Web site.]

Bishop TF. Pushing the outpatient quality envelope. JAMA 2013 Mar 21. [Epub ahead of print. Authors reports receiving previous AHRQ grants and/or grants pending; cites AHRQ-sponsored IOM publication, Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System for the 21st Century, 2001.]

JAMA Internal Medicine
Armstrong S, Fox E, Chapman W. To meet health care's triple aim, lean management must be applied across the value stream. JAMA Intern Med 2013 Mar 18. [Epub ahead of print. Comments on AHRQ-funded article by McConnell et al. (JAMA Intern Med, 2013) cited in AHRQ-Funded/Authored Articles.]

Gellad WF, Yealy D, Fine M. Computers and the diagnosis of pneumonia. JAMA Intern Med 2013 Mar 18. [Epub ahead of print. Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Metlay and Fine (Ann Intern Med, 2003), Fine et al. (JAMA, 1996), and Albaum et al. (Chest, 1996).]

JAMA Pediatrics
Rogowski JA, Staiger D, Patrick T, et al. Nurse staffing and NICU infection rates. JAMA Pediatr 2013 Mar 18. [Epub ahead of print. Cites AHRQ-authored article by Russell, Green, Steiner (researcher in AHRQ's Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets) et al. (Pediatrics, 2007), which uses HCUP NIS data; cites AHRQ-funded articles by Pronovost et al. (N Engl J Med, 2006) and Rogowski et al. (JAMA, 2004); cites AHRQ-sponsored IOM publication, Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System for the 21st Century, 2001.]

JAMA Psychiatry
Spielmans GI, Jureidini J, Healy D, et al. Inappropriate data and measures lead to questionable conclusions. JAMA Psychiatry 2013 Jan; 70(1):121-2. [Comments on AHRQ-funded articles by Gibbons, Brown, et al. (Arch Gen Psychiatry, 2012) and Gibbons, Hur, et al. (Arch Gen Psychiatry, 2012).]

Carroll BJ. Suicide risk and efficacy of antidepressant drugs. JAMA Psychiatry 2013 Jan; 70(1):123-4. [Comments on AHRQ-funded articles by Gibbons, Brown, et al. (Arch Gen Psychiatry, 2012) and Gibbons, Hur, et al. (Arch Gen Psychiatry, 2012).]

JAMA Surgery
Hebert JC. Poor cancer survival among American Indians. Why? JAMA Surg 2013 Mar; 148(3):284. [Comments on article by Mark et al. (JAMA Surg, 2013) cited in Research by Others Using AHRQ Data or Products.]

Aboagye JK, Lau BD, Schneider EB, Streiff MB, Haut ER. Linking processes and outcomes: a key strategy to prevent and report harm from venous thromboembolism in surgical patients. JAMA Surg 2013 Mar; 148(3):299-300. [Mentions AHRQ's support of risk-appropriate prophylaxis for all surgical patients; notes that last author is the primary investigator of AHRQ's Mentored Clinician Scientist Development Award grant K08 1 K08 HS17952-01, Does Screening Variability Make DVT an Unreliable Quality Measure of Trauma Care.]

Hawn MT, Richman JS, Vick CC, et al. Timing of surgical antibiotic prophylaxis and the risk of surgical site infection. JAMA Surg 2013 Mar 20. [Epub ahead of print. Cites AHRQ-funded article by Classen et al. (N Engl J Med, 1992).]

Illig KA. Why do nonwhite patients undergo amputation more commonly than white patients? JAMA Surg 2013 Mar 20. [Epub ahead of print. Comments on article by Durazzo, Frencher, and Gusberg (JAMA Surg, 2013) cited in Research by Others Using AHRQ Data or Products.]

Dimick JB, Ryan AM. Taking a broader perspective on the benefits of minimally invasive surgery. JAMA Surg 2013 Mar 20. [Epub ahead of print. Comments on article by Epstein et al. (JAMA Surg, 2013) cited in Research by Others Using AHRQ Data or Products.]

Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine
Fisher DM, Brenner CJ, Cheren M, et al. Engagement of groups in family medicine board maintenance of certification. J Am Board Fam Med 2013 Mar; 26(2):149-58. [Cites AHRQ fact sheet, IMPaCT (Infrastructure for Maintaining Primary Care Transformation): Award Recipients, 2012, as published on the AHRQ Web site; cites AHRQ-funded article by Davies et al. (Health Expect, 2008), which uses a modified Consumer Assessment of Health Providers and Systems (CAHPS®) to support improvements in patient-centered care.]Select to access the abstract.

Journal of Patient Safety
Wagner LM, Damianakis T, Pho L, et al. Barriers and facilitators to communicating nursing errors in long-term care settings. J Patient Saf 2013 Mar; 9(1):1-7. [Cites AHRQ publication, Advances in Patient Safety: From Research to Implementation, Volume 2: Concepts and Methodology, 2005, as published on the AHRQ Web site; cites AHRQ-funded articles by Shannon et al. (Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf, 2009), Gallagher et al. (Arch Intern Med, 2006), Gallagher, Garbutt, et al. (Arch Intern Med, 2006), Wagner, Capezuti, and Ouslander (Nurs Outlook, 2006), and others; cites AHRQ-sponsored IOM report, Keeping Patients Safe: Transforming the Work Environment of Nurses, 2004; cites article by Castle et al. (J Appl Gerontol, 2009), which uses AHRQ's Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture.] Select to access the abstract.

Schneider AK, Brinsley-Rainisch KJ, Schaefer MK, et al. Public perceptions and preferences for patient notification after an unsafe injection. J Patient Saf 2013 Mar; 9(1):8-12. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Dudzinski et al. (N Engl J Med, 2010), Baldwin et al. (BMC Fam Pract, 2005), and Gallagher et al. (JAMA, 2003).] Select to access the abstract.

Swensen SJ, Dilling JA, Mc Carty PM, et al. The business case for health-care quality improvement. J Patient Saf 2013 Mar; 9(1):44-52. [Cites AHRQ publication, Cost of Poor Quality or Waste in Integrated Delivery System Setting: Final Contract Report, 2008, as published on the AHRQ Web site; cites AHRQ's Patient Centered Medical Home Resource Center Web site; cites AHRQ-authored articles by Swensen, Meyer, Clancy (second and third authors are AHRQ director and former AHRQ researcher, respectively) et al. (N Engl J Med, 2010) and Homer, Iles, and Dougherty (researcher in AHRQ's Office of Extramural Research, Education, and Priority Populations) et al. (Health Aff, 2004); cites AHRQ-authored articles by Brown, Chin, and Huang (Qual Saf Health Care, 2007) and Maviglia et al. (Arch Intern Med, 2007).] Select to access the abstract.

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

American Family Physician
CME Quiz. Am Fam Physician 2013 Mar 15; 87(6):404-6. [Includes questions based on USPSTF recommendations on menopausal hormone therapy for the primary prevention of chronic conditions discussed in AHRQ-authored article by Buckler and Voss, cited below in this section.]

Endres J, Dachs R. Does screening mammography lead to overdiagnosis of invasive breast cancer? Am Fam Physician 2013 Mar 15; 87(6):408-9. [Mentions USPSTF recommendations on screening for breast cancer and the importance of adhering to them.]

Buckler A, Voss J. Menopausal hormone therapy for the primary prevention of chronic conditions. Am Fam Physician 2013 Mar 15; 87(6):437-8. [First author is a medical officer in AHRQ's Center for Primary Care, Prevention, and Clinical Partnerships; includes case study and questions based on USPSTF recommendations on menopausal hormone therapy for the primary prevention of chronic conditions, citing USPSTF recommendations and related updated systematic review by Nelson et al. (both in Ann Intern Med, 2013).]

Feely MA, Collins CS, Daniels PR, et al. Preoperative testing before noncardiac surgery: guidelines and recommendations. Am Fam Physician 2013 Mar 15; 87(6):414-18. [Uses USPSTF recommendations, AHRQ's National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC), and AHRQ evidence reports as data sources.]

Cannarella Lorenzetti R, Jacques CH, Donovan C, et al. Managing difficult encounters: understanding physician, patient, and situational factors. Am Fam Physician 2013 Mar 15; 87(6):419-25. [Uses USPSTF recommendations as data sources; cites AHRQ-funded updated systematic review by Berkman et al. (Ann Intern Med, 2011) on low health literacy and health outcomes, prepared by the RTI International-University of North Carolina Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC) under contract HHSA 290-2007-10056-I.]

American Journal of Managed Care
O'Donnell AN, Williams BC, Eisenberg D, et al. Mental health in ACOs: missed opportunities and low-hanging fruit. Am J Manag Care 2013 Mar; 19(3):180-4. [Cites USPSTF recommendations on screening for depression (Ann Intern Med, 2002).]

Shariff-Marco S, Breen N, Stinchcomb DG, et al. Multilevel predictors of colorectal cancer screening use in California. Am J Manag Care 2013 Mar; 19(3):205-16. [Cites U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF): An Introduction, 2013, as published on the AHRQ Web site.]

American Journal of Preventive Medicine
Rindal DB, Rush WA, Schleyer TK, et al. Computer-assisted guidance for dental office tobacco-cessation counseling: a randomized controlled trial. Am J Prev Med 2013 Mar; 44(3):260-4. [Cites USPSTF reaffirmed recommendations on counseling and interventions to prevent tobacco use and tobacco-caused disease in adults and pregnant women (Ann Intern Med, 2009).] Select to access the abstract.

Annals of Internal Medicine
Moyer VA. Screening for intimate partner violence and abuse of elderly and vulnerable adults: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement. Ann Intern Med 2013 Mar 19; 158(6):478-86. [Updates USPSTF 2004 recommendations on screening for family and intimate partner violence, citing USPSTF-sponsored evidence syntheses, Screening Women for Intimate Partner Violence and Elderly and Vulnerable Adults for Abuse: Systematic Review to Update the 2004 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation, 2012; cites USPSTF recommendations on screening for depression in adults (Ann Intern Med, 2009); cites USPSTF recommendation statement, Screening and Behavioral Counseling Interventions in Primary Care to Reduce Alcohol Misuse, 2004; previously included as Epub ahead of print in Articles of Interest, 1/21/13-1/25/13.] Select to access the abstract.

Summaries for Patients. Screening for intimate partner violence and abuse of vulnerable adults: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement. Ann Intern Med 2013 Mar 19; 158(6):I-28. [Summarizes updated USPSTF recommendations cited above in this section; previously included as Epub ahead of print in Articles of Interest, 1/21/13-1/25/13.]

Clinical Advisor
Linton DM. Primary-care prevention of cervical cancer. Clinical Advisor 2013 Mar 12; Online. [Summarizes in Table 2, "Cervical cancer screening guidelines," USPSTF recommendation statement, Screening for Cervical Cancer, 2012, as published on the USPSTF Web site.]

JAMA
Boiselle PM. Computed tomography screening for lung cancer. JAMA 2013 Mar 20; 309(11):1163-70. [Notes the USPSTF's 2004 finding of insufficient evidence to recommend for or against screening for lung cancer with one or a combination of various tests and that updated recommendations are anticipated in 2013.] Select to access the abstract.

JAMA Internal Medicine
Prochazka AV, Caverly T. General health checks in adults for reducing morbidity and mortality from disease: summary review of primary findings and conclusions. JAMA Intern Med 2013 Mar 11; 173(5):371-2. [Cites USPSTF recommendations in Guide to Clinical Preventive Services, 2010-2011, 2010.]

Kerlikowske K, Zhu W, Hubbard RA, et al. Outcomes of screening mammography by frequency, breast density, and postmenopausal hormone therapy. JAMA Intern Med 2013 Mar 18. [Epub ahead of print. Briefly mentions updated 2009 USPSTF recommendations on breast cancer screening, noting that they did not consider risk factors beyond age due to "insufficient evidence screening for breast cancer," citing USPSTF recommendations on breast cancer screening and associated updated systematic evidence review by Nelson et al. (both in Ann Intern Med, 2009); cites articles by Wu et al. (Ann Intern Med, 2012), Nelson et al. (Ann Intern Med, 2012), and Schousboe et al. (Ann Intern Med, 2011), all of which discuss the USPSTF recommendations.]

Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine
Strayer SM, Heim SW, Rollins LK, et al. Improving smoking cessation counseling using a point-of-care health intervention tool (IT): from the Virginia Practice Support and Research Network (VaPSRN). J Am Board Fam Med 2013 Mar; 26(2):116-25. [Adapts AHRQ-sponsored guideline, Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence, 2000, and the 5 As framework for behavioral counseling described in USPSTF-sponsored article by Whitlock et al. (Am J Prev Med, 2002) for use with the clinical decision support tool developed for the study; notes that "excellent evidence-based guidelines for smoking cessation counseling have been available for more than 2 decades, and an update was published in 2008," citing the previously mentioned guideline and AHRQ-sponsored guideline, Smoking Cessation, 1996; cites AHRQ-authored article by Lewis, Clancy (AHRQ director) et al. (Ann Intern Med, 1991).] Select to access the abstract.

Dickinson WP, Glasgow RE, Fisher L, et al. Use of a website to accomplish health behavior change: if you build it, will they come? And will it work if they do? J Am Board Fam Med 2013 Mar; 26(2):168-76. [Mentions the USPSTF's strong advocacy of behavioral strategies to effect health behavior change and for the 5A's approach to health behavior counseling, citing USPSTF recommendations on the USPSTF Web site, USPSTF-sponsored evidence summary on behavioral counseling interventions in primary care to reduce risky/harmful alcohol use by adults (Ann Intern Med, 2004), and USPSTF-sponsored article by Whitlock et al. (Am J Prev Med, 2002) on evaluating primary care behavioral counseling interventions; cites article by Papadakis et al. (Prev Med, 2010), which uses the USPSTF's 5As approach to review practitioner performance on delivery and smoking abstinence.]Select to access the abstract.

Warner JN, Frey KA. The well-man visit: addressing a man's health to optimize pregnancy outcomes. J Am Board Fam Med 2013 Mar; 26(2):196-202. [Advocates offering basic screening to all male patients as recommended by the USPSTF, citing USPSTF recommendations in Guide to Clinical Preventive Services, 2nd edition, 1996.] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of Family Practice
Hickner J. Catching up with the evidence. J Fam Pract 2013 Mar; 62(3):119. [Discusses USPSTF updated recommendations on screening for cervical cancer, screening for breast cancer, and screening for prostate cancer.]

Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPC)-Related Articles

American Journal of Medical Quality
López L, Desroches CM, Vogeli C, et al. Characteristics of primary care safety-net providers and their quality improvement attitudes and activities: results of a national survey of physician professionalism. Am J Med Qual 2013 Mar-Apr; 28(2):151-9. [Cites AHRQ-funded systematic review by Beach et al. (BMC Public Health, 2006) of the best evidence regarding provider and organization interventions on improving health care quality for racial/ethnic minorities, prepared by the Johns Hopkins EPC under contract 290-02-0018; cites AHRQ-authored articles by Meyers and Clancy (director of AHRQ's Center for Primary Care, Prevention, and Clinical Partnerships and AHRQ director, respectively) (Ann Intern Med, 2009) and Moy and Bartman (researchers in AHRQ's Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety and Center for Outcomes of Evidence, respectively) (JAMA, 1995, which uses 1987 National Medical Expenditure Survey (NMES) data; cites AHRQ-funded articles by Varkey et al. (Arch Intern Med, 2009) and McWilliams et al. (N Engl J Med, 2007).]Select to access the abstract.

Ethnicity and Disease
Woods G, Levinson AH, Jones G, et al. The Living Well By Faith health and wellness program for African Americans: an exemplar of community-based participatory research. Ethn Dis 2013 Spr; 23(2):223-9. [Cites AHRQ Evidence Report/Technology Assessment, Community-Based Participatory Research: Assessing the Evidence, 2004.] Select to access the abstract.

Expert Review of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Severi FM, De Bonis M, Vellucci FL, et al. The obstetric syndromes: clinical relevance of placental hormones. Expert Rev Endocrinol Metab 2013 Mar; 8(2):127-38. [Cites AHRQ Evidence Report/Technology Assessment, Management of Preterm Labor, 2000, prepared by the Research Triangle Institute-University of North Carolina EPC under contract 290-97-0011.]

JAMA Surgery
Wee CC, Hamel MB, Apovian CM, et al. Expectations for weight loss and willingness to accept risk among patients seeking weight loss surgery. JAMA Surg 2013 Mar; 148(3):264-71. [Cites AHRQ Evidence Report/Technology Assessment, Pharmacological and Surgical Treatment of Obesity, 2004.]

Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine
Miller BF, Druss B. The role of family physicians in mental health care delivery in the United States: implications for health reform. J Am Board Fam Med 2013 Mar; 26(2):111-13. [Cites AHRQ Evidence Report/Technology Assessment, Integration of Mental Health/Substance Abuse and Primary Care, 2008, prepared by the Minnesota EPC under contract 290-02-0009; cites AHRQ publication, A National Research Agenda for Research in Collaborative Care: Papers from the Collaborative Care Research Network Research Development Conference, 2011, as published on the AHRQ Web site.]

Journal of Patient Safety
Bouldin EL, Andresen EM, Dunton NE, et al. Falls among adult patients hospitalized in the United States: prevalence and trends. J Patient Saf 2013 Mar; 9(1):13-17. [Cites chapter on falls prevention from AHRQ Evidence Report/Technology Assessment, Making Health Care Safer: A Critical Analysis of Patient Safety Practices, 2001.] Select to access the abstract.

Sheth HS, Faust-Smith K, Sanders JL, et al. Screening for injurious falls in acute care hospitals. J Patient Saf 2013 Mar; 9(1):24-8. [Cites chapter on falls prevention from AHRQ Evidence Report/Technology Assessment, Making Health Care Safer: A Critical Analysis of Patient Safety Practices, 2001. Also refer to articles by Feely et al. (Am Fam Physician, 2013) and Cannarella Lorenzetti et al. (Am Fam Physician, 2013), cited in U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)/Put Prevention Into Practice (PPIP)-Related Articles, and article by Chopra et al. (Am J Manag Care, 2013) cited in Research by Others Using AHRQ Data or Products.]Select to access the abstract.

Research by Others Using AHRQ Data or Products

American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Akbaraly TN, Sabia S, Shipley MJ, et al. Adherence to healthy dietary guidelines and future depressive symptoms: evidence for sex differentials in the Whitehall II study. Am J Clin Nutr 2013 Feb; 97(2):419-27. [Uses study cohort data from the Whitehall II study, previously funded by AHRQ.] Select to access the abstract.

American Journal of Hypertension
Hong SH, Wang J, Tang J. Dynamic view on affordability of fixed-dose combination antihypertensive drug therapy. Am J Hypertens 2013 Mar 18. [Epub ahead of print. Links 2009 MEPS Prescribed Medicine File data to selected antihypertensive drugs from the FDA national drug directory using national drug codes, citing Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, 2011; briefly describes MEPS data and discusses MEPS data limitations.] Select to access the abstract.

American Journal of Managed Care
Chopra I, Kamal KM, Sankaranarayanan J, et al. Factors associated with primary hip arthroplasty after hip fracture. Am J Manag Care 2013 Mar; 19(3):e74-e84. [Uses 2009 HCUP NIS data, All Patient Refined-Diagnosis Related Groups (APRDRG), and HCUP Cost-to-Charge Ratio Files, citing Introduction to the HCUP Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS), 2009, 2011 (as published on AHRQ's HCUP Web site; cites AHRQ Evidence Report/Technology Assessment, Treatment of Common Hip Fractures, 2009.]

Vance EA, Xie X, Henry A, et al. Computed tomography scan use variation: patient, hospital, and geographic factors. Am J Manag Care 2013 Mar; 19(3):e93-e99. [Uses 2007 HCUP SID data for New York state, HCUP Utilization Flags, and HCUP's "classification to categorize hospitals as small, medium, or large based on their number of beds, location, and teaching status," citing, respectively, Utilization Flags, 2010, and NIS Description of Data Elements, 2008, both published on AHRQ's HCUP Web site.]

Lemieux J, Mulligan T. Trends in inpatient hospital prices, 2008 to 2010. Am J Manag Care 2013 Mar; 19(3):e106-e113. [Uses MarketScan sample weights based on information from MEPS data, as accessed on AHRQ's MEPS Web site.]

American Journal of Medical Quality
Paez K, Schur C, Zhao L, et al. A national study of nurse leadership and supports for quality improvement in rural hospitals. Am J Med Qual 2013 Mar-Apr; 28(2):127-34. [Surveys nurse executives working in rural hospitals in 11 out of the 39 states that contributed data to the HCUP SID database in 2008 as part of a larger study relating survey results to AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators calculated with HCUP SID data; cites AHRQ publication, TeamSTEPPS and Critical Access Hospitals, 2008, as published on AHRQ's TeamSTEPPS® Web site, and Flex Monitoring Team policy brief Improving Hospital Patient Safety Through Teamwork: The Use of TeamSTEPPS In Critical Access Hospitals, 2011.]

Simon M, Mohan H, Graff AE, et al. Improving OPPE through automation. Am J Med Qual 2013 Mar-Apr; 28 Suppl 1:16S. [Includes in intervention provider performance information on numbers of cases qualifying as adverse events as defined by AHRQ's Patient Safety Indicators.]

90 in 90: building a program to change culture and raise HCAHPS performance. Am J Med Qual 2013 Mar-Apr; 28 Suppl 1:16S-17S. [Describes intervention to increase Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) scores.]

Best Practice & Research Clinical Rheumatology
Ravi B, Croxford R, Reichmann WM, et al. The changing demographics of total joint arthroplasty recipients in the United States and Ontario from 2001 to 2007. Best Pract Clin Res Rheumatol 2012 Oct; 26(5):637-47. [Uses 2001, 2003, 2005, and 2007 HCUP NIS data.]Select to access the abstract.

BJU International
Resnick MJ, Guzzo TJ, Cowan JE, et al. Factors associated with satisfaction with prostate cancer care: results from Cancer of the Prostate Strategic Urologic Research Endeavor (CaPSURE). BJU Int 2013 Feb; 111(2):213-20. [Uses study data from the CaPSURE study, previously supported by AHRQ grant 1 R01 HS19356.] Select to access the abstract.

Circulation
Mandawat A, Curtis JP, Mandawat A, et al. Safety of pacemaker implantation in nonagenarians: an analysis of the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project-Nationwide Inpatient Sample. Circulation 2013 Mar 19. [Epub ahead of print. Uses 2004-2008 HCUP NIS data, citing Overview of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS), 2003-2007, as published on AHRQ's HCUP Web site, and AHRQ-authored article by Zhan, Baine, Sedrakyan, and Steiner (first and second authors are current researchers in AHRQ's Center for Outcomes and Evidence, third author is former AHRQ researcher, and last author is a current researcher in AHRQ's Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets) (J Gen Intern Med, 2008).] Select to access the abstract.

Circulation. Cardiovascular Genetics
Costelloe SJ, El-Sayed Moustafa JS, Drenos F, et al. Gene-targeted analysis of copy number variants identifies 3 novel associations with coronary heart disease traits. Circ Cardiovasc Genet 2012 Oct 1; 5(5):555-60. [Uses study cohort data from the Whitehall II study, previously funded by AHRQ.]Select to access the abstract.

Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology
Haviland MG, Banta JE, Przekop P. Hospitalisation charges for fibromyalgia in the United States, 1999-2007. Clin Exp Rheumatol 2012 Nov-Dec; 30(6 Suppl 74):129-35. [Uses 1997-2007 HCUP NIS data, HCUP Clinical Classifications Software (CCS), and HCUP Procedure Classes for 2011, citing, respectively, Overview of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS), 2012, Clinical Classifications Software (CCS) for ICD-9-CM, 2012, and HCUP Procedure Classes 2011, all published on AHRQ's HCUP Web site; also uses the AHRQ-funded adaptation of the Charlson comorbidity index described in AHRQ-funded article by Deyo, Cherkin, and Ciol (J Clin Epidemiol, 1992), citing articles by Quan et al. (Med Care, 2005) and Gijsen et al. (J Clin Epidemiol, 2001); notes that the "NIS is the one national hospital database that contains information on charges for all patient records, regardless of payer, and, thus, it has proved to be an excellent source to address research questions similar to ours, for example, in dental and mental and addictive disorder samples," citing articles by Allareddy et al. (J Oral Maxillofac Surg, 2012), Banta et al. (Clinicoecon Outcomes Res, 2012), and Ding et al. (J Subst Abuse Treat, 2011), all of which use HCUP NIS data; cites AHRQ publication, Final Report on Calculating Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) Variances, 2001, HCUP Methods Series Report 2003-02, 2005.] Select to access the abstract.

COPD
Perera PN, Armstrong EP, Sherrill DL, et al. Acute exacerbations of COPD in the United States: inpatient burden and predictors of costs and mortality. COPD 2012 Apr; 9(2):131-41. [Uses 2006 HCUP NIS data and HCUP Cost-to-Charge Ratio Files, citing HCUPnet: Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS), 1997-2008, Introduction to the HCUP Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) 2006, 2008, and Cost-to-Charge Ratio Files: 2006 Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) User Guide, 2008, all published on AHRQ's HCUP Web site; also uses AHRQ's Elixhauser comorbidity measures (Elixhauser et al., Med Care, 1998).] Select to access the abstract.

Evidence-based Spine-Care Journal
Singh a, Tetreault L, Fehlings MG, et al. Risk factors for development of cervical spondylotic myelopathy: results of a systematic review. Evid Based Spine Care J 2012 Aug; 3(3):35-42. [Uses AHRQ's National Guideline Clearinghouse™ as a data source.]Select to access the abstract.

JAMA Internal Medicine
White RH et al. High variation between hospitals in vena cava filter use for venous thromboembolism. JAMA Intern Med 2013 Mar 18. [Epub ahead of print. Defines "comorbid conditions" using HCUP Comorbidity Software, Version 3.7, based on AHRQ's Elixhauser comorbidity measures (Elixhauser et al., Med Care, 1998), citing Comorbidity Software, Version 3.7, 2012 (as published on AHRQ's HCUP Web site), and AHRQ-authored article by Schoenman JA, Sutton JP, Elixhauser (researcher in AHRQ's Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets) et al. (Med Care Res Rev, 2007).]

JAMA Surgery
Markin A, Habermann EB, Zhu Y, et al. Cancer surgery among American Indians. JAMA Surg 2013 Mar; 148(3):277-84. [Uses 1998-2009 HCUP NIS data and AHRQ's Elixhauser comorbidity measures (Elixhauser et al., Med Care, 1998); cites AHRQ-funded articles by Lucas et al. (Ann Surg, 2006) and Frost et al. (Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 1996).]

Epstein AJ, Groeneveld PW, Harhay MO, et al. Impact of minimally invasive surgery on medical spending and employee absenteeism. JAMA Surg 2013 Mar 20. [Epub ahead of print. Uses AHRQ's Elixhauser comorbidity measures (Elixhauser et al., Med Care, 1998); cites AHRQ-authored article by Steiner (researcher in AHRQ's Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets) et al. (N Engl J Med, 1994).]

Durazzo TS, Frencher S, Gusberg R. Influence of race on the management of lower extremity ischemia. JAMA Surg 2013 Mar 20. [Epub ahead of print. Uses 2002-2008 HCUP NIS data, citing Overview of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS), as published on AHRQ's HCUP Web site; cites AHRQ-authored article by Fiscella, Franks, Gold, and Clancy (AHRQ director) (JAMA, 2000) and AHRQ-funded article by Ayanian et al. (JAMA, 1993).]

Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology
Burns KM, Evans F, Pearson GD, et al. Rising charges and costs for pediatric catheter ablation. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2013 Feb; 24(2):162-9. [Uses 1997-2009 KID data and HCUP Cost-to-Charge Ratio Files, citing AHRQ publication, Calculating Kids' Inpatient Database (KID) Variances, HCUP Methods Series Report 2005-5, 2005, as published on AHRQ's HCUP Web site; also uses AHRQ's Pediatric Quality Indicators, citing Pediatric Quality Indicators Overview, 2007, as published on AHRQ's Quality Indicators Web site; notes the suppression of some data to comply with the HCUP Data Use Agreement, citing HCUP Data Use Agreement Training, 2009, as published on AHRQ's HCUP Web site.]Select to access the abstract.

Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Kilic A, Shah AS, Conte JV, et al. Nationwide outcomes of surgical embolectomy for acute pulmonary embolism. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2013 Feb; 145(2):373-7. [Uses 1999-2008 HCUP NIS data, citing Overview of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS), as published on AHRQ's HCUP Web site.] Select to access the abstract.

Karamlou T, Vafaeezadeh M, Parrish AM, et al. Increased extracorporeal membrane oxygenation center case volume is associated with improved extracorporeal membrane oxygenation survival among pediatric patients. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2013 Feb; 145(2):470-5. [Uses 2000-2009 HCUP KID data, citing Introduction to the HCUP Kids' Inpatient Database (KID), 2009, 2011, Overview of the Kids' Inpatient Database (KID), and Sampling of Discharges: Introduction to the HCUP-KIDS' Inpatient Database (KID), 2000, 2003, 2006, 2009 (citing Introduction to the HCUP Kids' Inpatient Database (KID), 2000, 2003), all published on AHRQ's HCUP Web site; briefly describes HCUP KID data; mentions that cites articles by Caddell et al. (Surgery, 2011), Karamlou et al. (Ann Thorac Surg, 2010), Morales et al. (Ann Thorac Surg, 2010), Welke et al. (Ann Thorac Surg, 2009), and Hirsch et al. (Pediatr Cardiol, 2008), all of which use various HCUP datasets.] Select to access the abstract.

Mulloy DP, Bhamidipati CM, Stone ML, et al. Orthotopic heart transplant versus left ventricular assist device: a national comparison of cost and survival. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2013 Feb; 145(2):566-73. [Uses 2005-2009 HCUP NIS data and HCUP Cost-to-Charge Ratio Files, citing Overview of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS), NIS Database Documentation, and HCUP Methods Series, all published on AHRQ's HCUP Web site; assesses patient risk factors using 30 different [AHRQ] comorbidities.]Select to access the abstract.

Pediatric Cardiology
Lowry AW, Morales DL, Graves DE, et al. Characterization of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for pediatric cardiac arrest in the United States: analysis of the Kids' Inpatient Database. Pediatr Cardiol 2013 Mar 16. [Epub ahead of print. Uses 2000, 2003, and 2006 HCUP KID data, citing Overview of the Kids' Inpatient Database (KID), 2000, 2003, and 2006, all published on AHRQ's HCUP Web site, and AHRQ-authored article by Steiner, Elixhauser, and Schnaier (researchers in AHRQ's Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets) (Eff Clin Pract, 2002), which uses various HCUP data sets).]Select to access the abstract.

Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy
Smith GH 3rd. The role of race concordance on prescription drug utilization among primary care case-managed Medicaid enrollees. Res Social Adm Pharm 2013 Mar 15. [Epub ahead of print. Uses a modified CAHPS 3.0 Health Plan Survey to create the North Carolina Medicaid CAHPS 3.0 Adult survey to examine "the experience of 1942 adults enrolled in North Carolina Medicaid's managed care delivery system in 2006-2007," citing AHRQ publications, Instructions for Analyzing Data from CAHPS Surveys: Using the CAHPS Analysis Program Version 3.6, CAHPS Survey and Reporting Kit, 2008, and An Introduction to CAHPS, CAHPS Survey and Reporting Kit, 2002.] Select to access the abstract.

Social Security Bulletin
Burtless G, Milusheva S. Effects of employer-sponsored health insurance costs on Social Security taxable wages. Soc Sec Bull 2013; 73(1):83-108. [Uses 1996-2008 MEPS Household Component data, citing AHRQ publications, Family-level Expenditures on Health Care and Insurance Premiums Among the U.S. Nonelderly Population, 2004, MEPS Research Findings 26, 2007, and Premiums, Employer Costs, and Employee Contributions for Private Sector Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance, Family Coverage by Firm Size, 1996-2006, MEPS Statistical Brief 231, 2009, and AHRQ-authored article by Sing et al. (Health Care Financ Rev, 2002) on reconciling medical expenditure estimates from the MEPS and NHEA. Also refer to articles by Moy et al. (Ethn Dis, 2013) and Clement et al. (J Neurosurg, 2013) cited in AHRQ-Funded/Authored Articles, and article by Feely et al. (Am Fam Physician, 2013) cited in U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)/Put Prevention Into Practice (PPIP)-Related Articles.]

Current as of March 2013
Internet Citation: Dementia and Risk of Adverse Warfarin-Related Events in the Nursing Home Setting: Articles of Interest, March 22, 2013. March 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/newsroom/articles-of-interest/20130322.html