Selected December Publications from BIDMC Faculty

BIDMC Communications

DECEMBER 31, 2019

Building on our culture of collaboration and innovation, our researchers are helping to transform medicine and health care delivery. Below are selected academic publications issued in the month of December. 

Should This Patient Be Screened for Atrial Fibrillation?: Grand Rounds Discussion From Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Annals of Internal Medicine / Beyond the Guidelines / Dec. 3, 2019
BIDMC Authors: Risa B. Burns, Peter Zimetbaum, Gerald W. Smetana (Department of Medicine)

Updated US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm—Are We Really Up To Date?
JAMA Surgery / Perspective / Dec. 10, 2019
BIDMC Author: Marc Schermerhorn (Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery)

The Case for Expanding Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening
Journal of Vascular Surgery / Perspective / Dec. 10, 2019
BIDMC Authors: Thomas F.X. O'Donnell, Bruce E. Landon, Marc L. Schermerhorn (Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Division of General Medicine)

Accurately Predicting Cardiovascular Risk—and Acting on It
Annals of internal Medicine / Perspective / Dec. 10, 2019
BIDMC Author: Dhruv S. Kazi (Smith Center for Outcomes Research in Cardiology)

Case 38-2019: A 20-Year-Old Man with Dyspnea and Abnormalities on Chest Imaging
New England Journal of Medicine / Case Study / Dec. 12, 2019
BIDMC Author: Robert W. Hallowell (Department of Medicine)

Characteristics of Americans With Primary Care and Changes Over Time, 2002-2015
JAMA Internal Medicine / Perspective / Dec. 16, 2019
BIDMC Author: Bruce E. Landon (Division of General Medicine)

Financial Payments to Teaching Hospitals by Companies Marketing Opioids
Journal of General Internal Medicine -- Dec.17, 2019
BIDMC Author: Timothy Anderson (Division of General Medicine)

Association of Transcarotid Artery Revascularization vs Transfemoral Carotid Artery Stenting With Stroke or Death Among Patients With Carotid Artery Stenosis
JAMA / Research / Dec. 17, 2019
BIDMC Authors: Marc L. Schermerhorn, Patric Liang (Department of Surgery)

The Enemy Within the Gut: Bacterial Pathogens in Celiac Autoimmunity
Nature Structural & Molecular Biology / Perspective / Dec. 23, 2019
BIDMC Author: Detlef Schuppan (Division of Gastroenterology)

Early High-Dose Vitamin D3 for Critically Ill, Vitamin D–Deficient Patients
New England Journal of Medicine / Research / Dec. 26, 2019
BIDMC Authors: Valerie M. Banner-Goodspeed, Nathan I. Shapiro, Daniel Talmor (Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine)

Hospital Transfer Rates Among US Nursing Home Residents With Advanced Illness Before and After Initiatives to Reduce Hospitalizations
JAMA Internal Medicine / Research / Dec. 30, 2019
BIDMC Authors: Ellen P. McCarthy (Department of Medicine)

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