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Risk of 30-Day Hospital Readmission Among Patients Discharged to Skilled Nursing Facilities: Development and Validation of a Risk-Prediction Model.

Chandra A, Rahman PA, Sneve A, McCoy RG, Thorsteinsdottir B, Chaudhry R, Storlie CB, Murphree DH Jr, Hanson GJ, Takahashi PY.

J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2019 Apr;20(4):444-450.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2019.01.137. Epub 2019 Mar 7.


Care Transitions Program for High-Risk Frail Older Adults is Most Beneficial for Patients with Cognitive Impairment.

Thorsteinsdottir B, Peterson SM, Naessens JM, Mccoy RG, Hanson GJ, Hickson LJ, Chen CY, Rahman PA, Shah ND, Borkenhagen L, Chandra A, Havyer R, Leppin A, Takahashi PY.

J Hosp Med. 2019 Jun 1;14(6):329-335. doi: 10.12788/jhm.3112. Epub 2019 Feb 20.


Death and Postoperative Complications After Hip Fracture Repair: Dialysis Effect.

Hickson LJ, Farah WH, Johnson RL, Thorsteinsdottir B, Ubl DS, Yuan BJ, Albright R, Rule AD, Habermann EB.

Kidney Int Rep. 2018 Jul 7;3(6):1294-1303. doi: 10.1016/j.ekir.2018.07.001. eCollection 2018 Nov.


Predictors of early mortality and readmissions among dialysis patients undergoing lower extremity amputation.

Hickson LJ, Rule AD, Thorsteinsdottir B, Shields RC, Porter IE, Fleming MD, Ubl DS, Crowson CS, Hanson KT, Elhassan BT, Mehrotra R, Arya S, Albright RC, Williams AW, Habermann EB.

J Vasc Surg. 2018 Nov;68(5):1505-1516. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2018.03.408. Epub 2018 Jun 28.


Impact of decision aids used during clinical encounters on clinician outcomes and consultation length: a systematic review.

Dobler CC, Sanchez M, Gionfriddo MR, Alvarez-Villalobos NA, Singh Ospina N, Spencer-Bonilla G, Thorsteinsdottir B, Benkhadra R, Erwin PJ, West CP, Brito JP, Murad MH, Montori VM.

BMJ Qual Saf. 2019 Jun;28(6):499-510. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2018-008022. Epub 2018 Oct 9. Review.


Improving Value of Care for Older Adults With Advanced Medical Illness and Functional Decline: Cost Analyses of a Home-Based Palliative Care Program.

Chen CY, Naessens JM, Takahashi PY, McCoy RG, Borah BJ, Borkenhagen LS, Kimeu AK, Rojas RL, Johnson MG, Visscher SL, Cha SS, Thorsteinsdottir B, Hanson GJ.

J Pain Symptom Manage. 2018 Dec;56(6):928-935. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2018.08.015. Epub 2018 Aug 28.


End of Life, Withdrawal, and Palliative Care Utilization among Patients Receiving Maintenance Hemodialysis Therapy.

Chen JC, Thorsteinsdottir B, Vaughan LE, Feely MA, Albright RC, Onuigbo M, Norby SM, Gossett CL, D'Uscio MM, Williams AW, Dillon JJ, Hickson LJ.

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 Aug 7;13(8):1172-1179. doi: 10.2215/CJN.00590118. Epub 2018 Jul 19.


Which Readmissions May Be Preventable? Lessons Learned From a Posthospitalization Care Transitions Program for High-risk Elders.

McCoy RG, Peterson SM, Borkenhagen LS, Takahashi PY, Thorsteinsdottir B, Chandra A, Naessens JM.

Med Care. 2018 Aug;56(8):693-700. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000946.


High rates of cancer screening among dialysis patients seen in primary care a cohort study.

Thorsteinsdottir B, Hickson LJ, Ramar P, Reinalda M, Krueger NW, Crowson CS, Rule AD, Takahashi PY, Chaudhry R, Tulledge-Scheitel SM, Tilburt JC, Williams AW, Albright RC, Meier SK, Shah ND.

Prev Med Rep. 2018 Mar 14;10:176-183. doi: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2018.03.006. eCollection 2018 Jun.


Noninvasive Ventilation in Patients With Do-Not-Intubate and Comfort-Measures-Only Orders: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Wilson ME, Majzoub AM, Dobler CC, Curtis JR, Nayfeh T, Thorsteinsdottir B, Barwise AK, Tilburt JC, Gajic O, Montori VM, Murad MH.

Crit Care Med. 2018 Aug;46(8):1209-1216. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000003082.


Hospital Readmission among New Dialysis Patients Associated with Young Age and Poor Functional Status.

Hickson LJ, Thorsteinsdottir B, Ramar P, Reinalda MS, Crowson CS, Williams AW, Albright RC, Onuigbo MA, Rule AD, Shah ND.

Nephron. 2018;139(1):1-12. doi: 10.1159/000485985. Epub 2018 Jan 9.


Care of the dialysis patient: Primary provider involvement and resource utilization patterns - a cohort study.

Thorsteinsdottir B, Ramar P, Hickson LJ, Reinalda MS, Albright RC, Tilburt JC, Williams AW, Takahashi PY, Jeffery MM, Shah ND.

BMC Nephrol. 2017 Oct 25;18(1):322. doi: 10.1186/s12882-017-0728-x.


Palliation Versus Dialysis for End-Stage Renal Disease in the Oldest Old: What are the Considerations?

Walton LS, Shumer GD, Thorsteinsdottir B, Suh T, Swetz KM.

Palliat Care. 2017 Oct 9;10:1178224217735083. doi: 10.1177/1178224217735083. eCollection 2017.


Effects of Different Models of Dialysis Care on Patient-Important Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Ramar P, Ahmed AT, Wang Z, Chawla SS, Suarez MLG, Hickson LJ, Farrell A, Williams AW, Shah ND, Murad MH, Thorsteinsdottir B.

Popul Health Manag. 2017 Dec;20(6):495-505. doi: 10.1089/pop.2016.0157. Epub 2017 Mar 23. Review.


Self-Reported Rationing Behavior Among US Physicians: A National Survey.

Sheeler RD, Mundell T, Hurst SA, Goold SD, Thorsteinsdottir B, Tilburt JC, Danis M.

J Gen Intern Med. 2016 Dec;31(12):1444-1451. Epub 2016 Jul 19.


Prediction of critical illness in elderly outpatients using elder risk assessment: a population-based study.

Biehl M, Takahashi PY, Cha SS, Chaudhry R, Gajic O, Thorsteinsdottir B.

Clin Interv Aging. 2016 Jun 20;11:829-34. doi: 10.2147/CIA.S99419. eCollection 2016.


Short-term and long-term effectiveness of a post-hospital care transitions program in an older, medically complex population.

Takahashi PY, Naessens JM, Peterson SM, Rahman PA, Shah ND, Finnie DM, Weymiller AJ, Thorsteinsdottir B, Hanson GJ.

Healthc (Amst). 2016 Mar;4(1):30-5. doi: 10.1016/j.hjdsi.2015.06.006. Epub 2015 Jul 7.


Reengineering Dialysis: The Role of Palliative Medicine.

Feely MA, Swetz KM, Zavaleta K, Thorsteinsdottir B, Albright RC, Williams AW.

J Palliat Med. 2016 Jun;19(6):652-5. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2015.0181. Epub 2016 Mar 18.


Grow a Spine, Have a Heart: Responding to Patient Requests for Marginally Beneficial Care.

Thorsteinsdottir B, Beck A, Tilburt JC.

AMA J Ethics. 2015 Nov 1;17(11):1028-34. doi: 10.1001/journalofethics.2015.17.11.ecas2-1511. No abstract available.


The Ethics of Chronic Dialysis for the Older Patient: Time to Reevaluate the Norms.

Thorsteinsdottir B, Swetz KM, Albright RC.

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Nov 6;10(11):2094-9. doi: 10.2215/CJN.09761014. Epub 2015 Apr 14.


Predictors of outpatient kidney function recovery among patients who initiate hemodialysis in the hospital.

Hickson LJ, Chaudhary S, Williams AW, Dillon JJ, Norby SM, Gregoire JR, Albright RC Jr, McCarthy JT, Thorsteinsdottir B, Rule AD.

Am J Kidney Dis. 2015 Apr;65(4):592-602. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2014.10.015. Epub 2014 Nov 5.


Health care outcomes and advance care planning in older adults who receive home-based palliative care: a pilot cohort study.

Chen CY, Thorsteinsdottir B, Cha SS, Hanson GJ, Peterson SM, Rahman PA, Naessens JM, Takahashi PY.

J Palliat Med. 2015 Jan;18(1):38-44. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2014.0150.


A comparison of expectations and impressions of ethical characteristics of dentists: results of a community primary care survey.

Reid K, Humeniuk KM, Hellyer JH, Thorsteinsdottir B, Tilburt JC.

J Am Dent Assoc. 2014 Aug;145(8):829-34. doi: 10.14219/jada.2014.50.


Ethical challenges with hemodialysis patients who lack decision-making capacity: behavioral issues, surrogate decision-makers, and end-of-life situations.

Feely MA, Albright RC, Thorsteinsdottir B, Moss AH, Swetz KM.

Kidney Int. 2014 Sep;86(3):475-80. doi: 10.1038/ki.2014.231. Epub 2014 Jul 2.


Shared decision-making as a cost-containment strategy: US physician reactions from a cross-sectional survey.

Tilburt JC, Wynia MK, Montori VM, Thorsteinsdottir B, Egginton JS, Sheeler RD, Liebow M, Humeniuk KM, Goold SD.

BMJ Open. 2014 Jan 14;4(1):e004027. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2013-004027.


Views of US physicians about controlling health care costs.

Tilburt JC, Wynia MK, Sheeler RD, Thorsteinsdottir B, James KM, Egginton JS, Liebow M, Hurst S, Danis M, Goold SD.

JAMA. 2013 Jul 24;310(4):380-8. doi: 10.1001/jama.2013.8278. Erratum in: JAMA. 2013 Aug 28;310(8):857. JAMA. 2013 Nov 20;310(19):2102.


Ageism vs. the technical imperative, applying the GRADE framework to the evidence on hemodialysis in very elderly patients.

Thorsteinsdottir B, Montori VM, Prokop LJ, Murad MH.

Clin Interv Aging. 2013;8:797-807. doi: 10.2147/CIA.S43817. Epub 2013 Jun 28. Review.


Dialysis in the frail elderly--a current ethical problem, an impending ethical crisis.

Thorsteinsdottir B, Swetz KM, Tilburt JC.

J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Nov;28(11):1511-6. doi: 10.1007/s11606-013-2494-1. Epub 2013 May 18. Review.


Impact of a palliative care consult service.

Whitford K, Shah ND, Moriarty J, Branda M, Thorsteinsdottir B.

Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2014 Mar;31(2):175-82. doi: 10.1177/1049909113482746. Epub 2013 Apr 2.


The impact of telemonitoring upon hospice referral in the community: a randomized controlled trial.

Takahashi PY, Hanson GJ, Thorsteinsdottir B, Van Houten HK, Shah ND, Naessens JM, Pecina JL.

Clin Interv Aging. 2012;7:445-51. doi: 10.2147/CIA.S36461. Epub 2012 Nov 2.


Are there alternatives to hemodialysis for the elderly patient with end-stage renal failure?

Thorsteinsdottir B, Swetz KM, Feely MA, Mueller PS, Williams AW.

Mayo Clin Proc. 2012 Jun;87(6):514-6. doi: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2012.02.016. No abstract available.


Page kidney: etiology, renal function outcomes and risk for future hypertension.

Smyth A, Collins CS, Thorsteinsdottir B, Madsen BE, Oliveira GH, Kane G, Garovic VD.

J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2012 Apr;14(4):216-21. doi: 10.1111/j.1751-7176.2012.00601.x. Epub 2012 Mar 12.


The ABCs of asthma control.

Thorsteinsdottir B, Volcheck GW, Enemark Madsen B, Patel AM, Li JT, Lim KG.

Mayo Clin Proc. 2008 Jul;83(7):814-20. Review.


Adverse outcomes of renovascular hypertension during pregnancy.

Thorsteinsdottir B, Kane GC, Hogan MJ, Watson WJ, Grande JP, Garovic VD.

Nat Clin Pract Nephrol. 2006 Nov;2(11):651-6.


Acute renal failure in a young weight lifter taking multiple food supplements, including creatine monohydrate.

Thorsteinsdottir B, Grande JP, Garovic VD.

J Ren Nutr. 2006 Oct;16(4):341-5.


Abdominal wall cellulitis in the morbidly obese.

Thorsteinsdottir B, Tleyjeh IM, Baddour LM.

Scand J Infect Dis. 2005;37(8):605-608.


No difference in ubiquinone concentration of muscles and blood in fibromyalgia patients and healthy controls.

Thorsteinsdóttir B, Rafnsdóttir S, Geirsson AJ, Sigurjónsson SV, Kjeld M.

Clin Exp Rheumatol. 1998 Jul-Aug;16(4):513-4. No abstract available.


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