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1.

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

Swan JT, Ashton CM, Bui LN, Pham VP, Shirkey BA, Blackshear JE, Bersamin JB, Pomer RM, Johnson ML, Magtoto AD, Butler MO, Tran SK, Sanchez LR, Patel JG, Ochoa RA Jr, Hai SA, Denison KI, Graviss EA, Wray NP.

Crit Care Med. 2016 Oct;44(10):1822-32. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000001820.

PMID:
27428384
2.

The Sepsis Early Recognition and Response Initiative (SERRI).

Jones SL, Ashton CM, Kiehne L, Gigliotti E, Bell-Gordon C, Pinn TT, Tran SK, Nicolas JC, Rose AL, Shirkey BA, Disbot M, Masud F, Wray NP.

Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2016 Mar;42(3):122-38. No abstract available.

3.

Outcomes and Resource Use of Sepsis-associated Stays by Presence on Admission, Severity, and Hospital Type.

Jones SL, Ashton CM, Kiehne LB, Nicolas JC, Rose AL, Shirkey BA, Masud F, Wray NP.

Med Care. 2016 Mar;54(3):303-10. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000481.

4.

Optimizing Evaluation of Patients with Low-to-Intermediate-Risk Acute Chest Pain: A Randomized Study Comparing Stress Myocardial Perfusion Tomography Incorporating Stress-Only Imaging Versus Cardiac CT.

Nabi F, Kassi M, Muhyieddeen K, Chang SM, Xu J, Peterson LE, Wray NP, Shirkey BA, Ashton CM, Mahmarian JJ.

J Nucl Med. 2016 Mar;57(3):378-84. doi: 10.2967/jnumed.115.166595. Epub 2015 Dec 3.

5.

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

Jones SL, Ashton CM, Kiehne L, Gigliotti E, Bell-Gordon C, Disbot M, Masud F, Shirkey BA, Wray NP.

Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2015 Nov;41(11):483-91.

6.

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

Andrade NS, Ashton CM, Wray NP, Brown C, Bartanusz V.

Eur Spine J. 2015 Jun;24(6):1289-95. doi: 10.1007/s00586-015-3910-5. Epub 2015 Apr 2. Review.

PMID:
25833204
7.

Surgeon-specific performance reports in general surgery: an observational study of initial implementation and adoption.

Yi SG, Wray NP, Jones SL, Bass BL, Nishioka J, Brann S, Ashton CM.

J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Oct;217(4):636-647.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2013.04.040. Epub 2013 Jun 29.

PMID:
23816383
8.

Are surgical trials with negative results being interpreted correctly?

Brody BA, Ashton CM, Liu D, Xiong Y, Yao X, Wray NP.

J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Jan;216(1):158-66. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2012.09.015. Epub 2012 Nov 22.

9.

Trials and tribulations: the professional development of surgical trialists.

Jarman AF, Wray NP, Wenner DM, Ashton CM.

Am J Surg. 2012 Sep;204(3):339-346.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2011.11.008.

10.

Do surgical trials meet the scientific standards for clinical trials?

Wenner DM, Brody BA, Jarman AF, Kolman JM, Wray NP, Ashton CM.

J Am Coll Surg. 2012 Nov;215(5):722-30. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2012.06.018. Epub 2012 Jul 21. Review. No abstract available.

11.

Conflicts among multinational ethical and scientific standards for clinical trials of therapeutic interventions.

Kolman JM, Wray NP, Ashton CM, Wenner DM, Jarman AF, Brody BA.

J Law Med Ethics. 2012 Spring;40(1):99-121. doi: 10.1111/j.1748-720X.2012.00649.x.

12.

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

Ashton CM, Wray NP, Jarman AF, Kolman JM, Wenner DM, Brody BA.

J Med Ethics. 2011 Jun;37(6):368-73. doi: 10.1136/jme.2010.039255. Epub 2011 Mar 23.

13.

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

Ashton CM, Holt CL, Wray NP.

Patient Educ Couns. 2010 Nov;81(2):275-314. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2010.01.019.

PMID:
20435427
14.

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

Ashton CM, Houston TK, Williams JH, Larkin D, Trobaugh J, Crenshaw K, Wray NP.

Patient Educ Couns. 2010 May;79(2):245-50. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2009.09.021. Epub 2009 Oct 14.

PMID:
19833472
15.

Ethics and methods in surgical trials.

Ashton CM, Wray NP, Jarman AF, Kolman JM, Wenner DM, Brody BA.

J Med Ethics. 2009 Sep;35(9):579-83. doi: 10.1136/jme.2008.028175.

16.

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

Mugavero MJ, Lin HY, Allison JJ, Giordano TP, Willig JH, Raper JL, Wray NP, Cole SR, Schumacher JE, Davies S, Saag MS.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2009 Jan 1;50(1):100-8. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0b013e31818d5c37.

17.

Racial and ethnic differences in the treatment of seriously ill patients: a comparison of African-American, Caucasian and Hispanic veterans.

Braun UK, McCullough LB, Beyth RJ, Wray NP, Kunik ME, Morgan RO.

J Natl Med Assoc. 2008 Sep;100(9):1041-51.

PMID:
18807433
18.

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

Ashton CM, Khan MM, Johnson ML, Walder A, Stanberry E, Beyth RJ, Collins TC, Gordon HS, Haidet P, Kimmel B, Kolpakchi A, Lu LB, Naik AD, Petersen LA, Singh H, Wray NP.

Implement Sci. 2007 Feb 13;2:5.

19.

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

Kunik ME, Azzam PN, Souchek J, Cully JA, Wray NP, Krishnan LL, Nelson HA, Stanley MA.

Psychosomatics. 2007 Jan-Feb;48(1):16-21.

PMID:
17209145
20.

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

Roundy K, Cully JA, Stanley MA, Veazey C, Souchek J, Wray NP, Kunik ME.

Prim Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry. 2005;7(5):213-8.

21.

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

Gordon HS, Street RL Jr, Kelly PA, Souchek J, Wray NP.

Soc Sci Med. 2005 Sep;61(5):1015-25. Epub 2005 Feb 17.

PMID:
15955403
22.

Surprisingly high prevalence of anxiety and depression in chronic breathing disorders.

Kunik ME, Roundy K, Veazey C, Souchek J, Richardson P, Wray NP, Stanley MA.

Chest. 2005 Apr;127(4):1205-11.

PMID:
15821196
23.

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

Braun UK, Rabeneck L, McCullough LB, Urbauer DL, Wray NP, Lairson DR, Beyth RJ.

J Am Geriatr Soc. 2005 Feb;53(2):242-8.

PMID:
15673347
24.

Mortality after noncardiac surgery: prediction from administrative versus clinical data.

Gordon HS, Johnson ML, Wray NP, Petersen NJ, Henderson WG, Khuri SF, Geraci JM.

Med Care. 2005 Feb;43(2):159-67.

PMID:
15655429
25.

Mortality after cardiac bypass surgery: prediction from administrative versus clinical data.

Geraci JM, Johnson ML, Gordon HS, Petersen NJ, Shroyer AL, Grover FL, Wray NP.

Med Care. 2005 Feb;43(2):149-58.

PMID:
15655428
26.
27.

Race and patient refusal of invasive cardiac procedures.

Gordon HS, Paterniti DA, Wray NP.

J Gen Intern Med. 2004 Sep;19(9):962-6.

28.

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

Deswal A, Petersen NJ, Souchek J, Ashton CM, Wray NP.

J Am Coll Cardiol. 2004 Mar 3;43(5):778-84.

29.

The effects of organization on medical utilization: an analysis of service line organization.

Byrne MM, Charns MP, Parker VA, Meterko MM, Wray NP.

Med Care. 2004 Jan;42(1):28-37.

PMID:
14713737
30.

Hospital use and survival among Veterans Affairs beneficiaries.

Ashton CM, Souchek J, Petersen NJ, Menke TJ, Collins TC, Kizer KW, Wright SM, Wray NP.

N Engl J Med. 2003 Oct 23;349(17):1637-46.

31.

Joint-specific multidimensional assessment of pain (J-MAP): factor structure, reliability, validity, and responsiveness in patients with knee osteoarthritis.

O'Malley KJ, Suarez-Almazor M, Aniol J, Richardson P, Kuykendall DH, Moseley JB Jr, Wray NP.

J Rheumatol. 2003 Mar;30(3):534-43.

PMID:
12610814
32.

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

Ashton CM, Septimus J, Petersen NJ, Souchek J, Menke TJ, Collins TC, Wray NP.

Am J Manag Care. 2003 Feb;9(2):145-50.

33.

Arthroscopic treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee.

Wray NP, Moseley JB, O'Malley K.

J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2003 Feb;85(2):381. No abstract available.

PMID:
12571321
34.

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

Ashton CM, Haidet P, Paterniti DA, Collins TC, Gordon HS, O'Malley K, Petersen LA, Sharf BF, Suarez-Almazor ME, Wray NP, Street RL Jr.

J Gen Intern Med. 2003 Feb;18(2):146-52.

35.

A controlled trial of arthroscopic surgery for osteoarthritis of the knee.

Moseley JB, O'Malley K, Petersen NJ, Menke TJ, Brody BA, Kuykendall DH, Hollingsworth JC, Ashton CM, Wray NP.

N Engl J Med. 2002 Jul 11;347(2):81-8.

36.

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 NP.

J Clin Gastroenterol. 2002 May-Jun;34(5):516-22.

PMID:
11960061
37.

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

Rabeneck L, Menke T, Simberkoff MS, Hartigan PM, Dickinson GM, Jensen PC, George WL, Goetz MB, Wray NP.

J Clin Epidemiol. 2001 Dec;54(12):1195-203.

PMID:
11750188
38.

Effect of definition of mortality on hospital profiles.

Johnson ML, Gordon HS, Petersen NJ, Wray NP, Shroyer AL, Grover FL, Geraci JM.

Med Care. 2002 Jan;40(1):7-16.

PMID:
11748422
39.

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

Cook KF, Ashton CM, Byrne MM, Brody B, Geraci J, Giesler RB, Hanita M, Souchek J, Wray NP.

Soc Sci Med. 2001 Nov;53(10):1275-85.

PMID:
11676400
40.

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

Rabeneck L, Cook KF, Wristers K, Souchek J, Menke T, Wray NP.

J Clin Epidemiol. 2001 Aug;54(8):755-65.

PMID:
11470383
41.

When does regionalization of expensive medical care save money?

Menke TJ, Wray NP.

Health Serv Manage Res. 2001 May;14(2):116-24. Review.

PMID:
11373996
42.
43.

A national survey of policies on disclosure of conflicts of interest in biomedical research.

McCrary SV, Anderson CB, Jakovljevic J, Khan T, McCullough LB, Wray NP, Brody BA.

N Engl J Med. 2000 Nov 30;343(22):1621-6.

44.

A trial for comparing methods for eliciting treatment preferences from men with advanced prostate cancer: results from the initial visit.

Souchek J, Stacks JR, Brody B, Ashton CM, Giesler RB, Byrne MM, Cook K, Geraci JM, Wray NP.

Med Care. 2000 Oct;38(10):1040-50.

PMID:
11021677
45.

Clinical and socioeconomic determinants of health care use among HIV-infected patients in the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Menke TJ, Rabeneck L, Hartigan PM, Simberkoff MS, Wray NP.

Inquiry. 2000 Spring;37(1):61-74.

PMID:
10892358
46.

Veterans Affairs Quality Enhancement Research Initiative in chronic heart failure.

Ashton CM, Bozkurt B, Colucci WB, Kiefe CI, Mann DL, Massie BM, Slawsky MT, Tierney WM, West JA, Whellan DJ, Wray NP.

Med Care. 2000 Jun;38(6 Suppl 1):I26-37. Review.

PMID:
10843268
47.

An empirical assessment of the validity of explicit and implicit process-of-care criteria for quality assessment.

Ashton CM, Kuykendall DH, Johnson ML, Wray NP.

Med Care. 1999 Aug;37(8):798-808.

PMID:
10448722
48.

How good are US studies of HIV costs of care?

Rabeneck L, Menke T, Wray NP.

Med Care. 1999 Aug;37(8):748-59. Review.

PMID:
10448718
49.

Rates of health services utilization and survival in patients with heart failure in the Department of Veterans Affairs medical care system.

Ashton CM, Petersen NJ, Souchek J, Menke TJ, Pietz K, Yu HJ, Wray NP.

Am J Med Qual. 1999 Jan-Feb;14(1):55-63.

PMID:
10446664
50.

The hospital multistay rate as an indicator of quality of care.

Wray NP, Petersen NJ, Souchek J, Ashton CM, Hollingsworth JC, Geraci JM.

Health Serv Res. 1999 Aug;34(3):777-90.

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