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Curtis JR, Patrick DL. Race and survival time with AIDS: a synthesis of the literature. Am J Public Health. 1993 Oct;83(10):1425-8. doi: 10.2105/ajph.83.10.1425. Review. PubMed PMID: 8214232; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1694860.
Curtis JR, Deyo RA, Hudson LD. Pulmonary rehabilitation in chronic respiratory insufficiency. 7. Health-related quality of life among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Thorax. 1994 Feb;49(2):162-70. doi: 10.1136/thx.49.2.162. Review. PubMed PMID: 8128407; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC474337.
Curtis JR, Hooton TM, Nolan CM. New developments in tuberculosis and HIV infection: an opportunity for prevention. J Gen Intern Med. 1994 May;9(5):286-94. doi: 10.1007/bf02599660. Review. PubMed PMID: 8046533.
Curtis JR, Paauw DS, Wenrich MD, Carline JD, Ramsey PG. Internal medicine residents' skills at identification of HIV-risk behavior and HIV-related disease. Acad Med. 1994 Oct;69(10 Suppl):S45-7. doi: 10.1097/00001888-199410000-00038. PubMed PMID: 7916825.
Curtis JR, Greenberg DL, Hudson LD, Fisher LD, Krone MR, Collier AC. Changing use of intensive care for HIV-infected patients with Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1994 Nov;150(5 Pt 1):1305-10. doi: 10.1164/ajrccm.150.5.7952557. PubMed PMID: 7952557.
Curtis JR, Park DR, Krone MR, Pearlman RA. Use of the medical futility rationale in do-not-attempt-resuscitation orders. JAMA. 1995 Jan 11;273(2):124-8. PubMed PMID: 7799492.
Curtis JR, Paauw DS, Wenrich MD, Carline JD, Ramsey PG. Ability of primary care physicians to diagnose and manage Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia. J Gen Intern Med. 1995 Jul;10(7):395-9. doi: 10.1007/BF02599841. PubMed PMID: 7472689.
Curtis JR, Paauw DS, Wenrich MD, Carline JD, Ramsey PG. Physicians' ability to provide initial primary care to an HIV-infected patient. Arch Intern Med. 1995 Aug 7-21;155(15):1613-8. PubMed PMID: 7618984.
Wenrich MD, Paauw DS, Carline JD, Curtis JR, Ramsey PG. Do primary care physicians screen patients about alcohol intake using the CAGE questions?. J Gen Intern Med. 1995 Nov;10(11):631-4. doi: 10.1007/bf02602748. PubMed PMID: 8583266.
Paauw DS, Wenrich MD, Curtis JR, Carline JD, Ramsey PG. Ability of primary care physicians to recognize physical findings associated with HIV infection. JAMA. 1995 Nov 1;274(17):1380-2. PubMed PMID: 7563564.
Wenrich MD, Carline JD, Curtis JR, Paauw DS, Ramsey PG. Patient report of HIV risk screening by primary care physicians. Am J Prev Med. 1996 Mar-Apr;12(2):116-22. PubMed PMID: 8777064.
Curtis JR, Marquis KA. Care for the patient with AIDS in the ICU: outcomes and ethics. Clin Nurse Spec. 1997 Jan;11(1):31-8. doi: 10.1097/00002800-199701000-00020. Review. PubMed PMID: 9233138.
Wenrich MD, Curtis JR, Carline JD, Paauw DS, Ramsey PG. HIV risk screening in the primary care setting. Assessment of physicians skills. J Gen Intern Med. 1997 Feb;12(2):107-13. doi: 10.1046/j.1525-1497.1997.00015.x. PubMed PMID: 9051560; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1497068.
Curtis JR, Burke W, Kassner AW, Aitken ML. Absence of health insurance is associated with decreased life expectancy in patients with cystic fibrosis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1997 Jun;155(6):1921-4. doi: 10.1164/ajrccm.155.6.9196096. PubMed PMID: 9196096.
Curtis JR, Ullman M, Collier AC, Krone MR, Edlin BR, Bennett CL. Variations in medical care for HIV-related Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia: a comparison of process and outcome at two hospitals. Chest. 1997 Aug;112(2):398-405. doi: 10.1378/chest.112.2.398. PubMed PMID: 9266875.
Curtis JR, Martin DP, Martin TR. Patient-assessed health outcomes in chronic lung disease: what are they, how do they help us, and where do we go from here?. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1997 Oct;156(4 Pt 1):1032-9. doi: 10.1164/ajrccm.156.4.97-02011. Review. PubMed PMID: 9351600.
Curtis JR, Patrick DL. Barriers to communication about end-of-life care in AIDS patients. J Gen Intern Med. 1997 Dec;12(12):736-41. doi: 10.1046/j.1525-1497.1997.07158.x. PubMed PMID: 9436892; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1497199.
Curtis JR. The "patient-centered" outcomes of critical care: what are they and how should they be used?. New Horiz. 1998 Feb;6(1):26-32. Review. PubMed PMID: 9508255.
Ramsey PG, Curtis JR, Paauw DS, Carline JD, Wenrich MD. History-taking and preventive medicine skills among primary care physicians: an assessment using standardized patients. Am J Med. 1998 Feb;104(2):152-8. doi: 10.1016/s0002-9343(97)00310-0. PubMed PMID: 9528734.
Curtis JR, Rubenfeld GD, Hudson LD. Training pulmonary and critical care physicians in outcomes research: should we take the challenge?. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1998 Apr;157(4 Pt 1):1012-5. doi: 10.1164/ajrccm.157.4.9707040. PubMed PMID: 9563712.
Curtis JR, Bennett CL, Horner RD, Rubenfeld GD, DeHovitz JA, Weinstein RA. Variations in intensive care unit utilization for patients with human immunodeficiency virus-related Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia: importance of hospital characteristics and geographic location. Crit Care Med. 1998 Apr;26(4):668-75. doi: 10.1097/00003246-199804000-00013. PubMed PMID: 9559603.
DeWitt DE, Curtis JR, Burke W. What influences career choices among graduates of a primary care training program?. J Gen Intern Med. 1998 Apr;13(4):257-61. doi: 10.1046/j.1525-1497.1998.00076.x. PubMed PMID: 9565389; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1496946.
Davidson TA, Caldwell ES, Curtis JR, Hudson LD, Steinberg KP. Reduced quality of life in survivors of acute respiratory distress syndrome compared with critically ill control patients. JAMA. 1999 Jan 27;281(4):354-60. doi: 10.1001/jama.281.4.354. PubMed PMID: 9929089.
Curtis JR, Patrick DL, Caldwell E, Greenlee H, Collier AC. The quality of patient-doctor communication about end-of-life care: a study of patients with advanced AIDS and their primary care clinicians. AIDS. 1999 Jun 18;13(9):1123-31. doi: 10.1097/00002030-199906180-00017. PubMed PMID: 10397544.
Chang JA, Curtis JR, Patrick DL, Raghu G. Assessment of health-related quality of life in patients with interstitial lung disease. Chest. 1999 Nov;116(5):1175-82. doi: 10.1378/chest.116.5.1175. PubMed PMID: 10559073.
Au DH, Lemaitre RN, Curtis JR, Smith NL, Psaty BM. The risk of myocardial infarction associated with inhaled beta-adrenoceptor agonists. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2000 Mar;161(3 Pt 1):827-30. doi: 10.1164/ajrccm.161.3.9904006. PubMed PMID: 10712329.
Curtis JR, Patrick DL, Caldwell ES, Collier AC. Why don't patients and physicians talk about end-of-life care? Barriers to communication for patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and their primary care clinicians. Arch Intern Med. 2000 Jun 12;160(11):1690-6. doi: 10.1001/archinte.160.11.1690. PubMed PMID: 10847263.
Curtis JR, Patrick DL, Caldwell ES, Collier AC. The attitudes of patients with advanced AIDS toward use of the medical futility rationale in decisions to forego mechanical ventilation. Arch Intern Med. 2000 Jun 12;160(11):1597-601. doi: 10.1001/archinte.160.11.1597. PubMed PMID: 10847252.
Curtis JR, Yarnold PR, Schwartz DN, Weinstein RA, Bennett CL. Improvements in outcomes of acute respiratory failure for patients with human immunodeficiency virus-related Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2000 Aug;162(2 Pt 1):393-8. doi: 10.1164/ajrccm.162.2.9909014. PubMed PMID: 10934059.
Curtis JR. Communicating with patients and their families about advance care planning and end-of-life care. Respir Care. 2000 Nov;45(11):1385-94; discussion 1394-8. Review. PubMed PMID: 11063526.
Curtis JR, Wenrich MD, Carline JD, Shannon SE, Ambrozy DM, Ramsey PG. Understanding physicians' skills at providing end-of-life care perspectives of patients, families, and health care workers. J Gen Intern Med. 2001 Jan;16(1):41-9. PubMed PMID: 11251749; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1495161.
Curtis JR, Patrick DL, Shannon SE, Treece PD, Engelberg RA, Rubenfeld GD. The family conference as a focus to improve communication about end-of-life care in the intensive care unit: opportunities for improvement. Crit Care Med. 2001 Feb;29(2 Suppl):N26-33. doi: 10.1097/00003246-200102001-00006. Review. PubMed PMID: 11228570.
DeWitt DE, Robins LS, Curtis JR, Burke W. Primary care residency graduates' reported training needs. Acad Med. 2001 Mar;76(3):285. doi: 10.1097/00001888-200103000-00020. PubMed PMID: 11242583.
Wenrich MD, Curtis JR, Shannon SE, Carline JD, Ambrozy DM, Ramsey PG. Communicating with dying patients within the spectrum of medical care from terminal diagnosis to death. Arch Intern Med. 2001 Mar 26;161(6):868-74. doi: 10.1001/archinte.161.6.868. PubMed PMID: 11268231.
Butler CW, Snyder M, Wood DE, Curtis JR, Albert RK, Benditt JO. Underestimation of mortality following lung volume reduction surgery resulting from incomplete follow-up. Chest. 2001 Apr;119(4):1056-60. doi: 10.1378/chest.119.4.1056. PubMed PMID: 11296169.
Patrick DL, Engelberg RA, Curtis JR. Evaluating the quality of dying and death. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2001 Sep;22(3):717-26. doi: 10.1016/s0885-3924(01)00333-5. PubMed PMID: 11532585.
Rubenfeld GD, Curtis JR. End-of-life care in the intensive care unit: a research agenda. Crit Care Med. 2001 Oct;29(10):2001-6. doi: 10.1097/00003246-200110000-00025. Review. PubMed PMID: 11588471.
Au DH, Curtis JR, Every NR, McDonell MB, Fihn SD. Association between inhaled beta-agonists and the risk of unstable angina and myocardial infarction. Chest. 2002 Mar;121(3):846-51. doi: 10.1378/chest.121.3.846. PubMed PMID: 11888971.
Curtis JR. The long-term outcomes of mechanical ventilation: what are they and how should they be used?. Respir Care. 2002 Apr;47(4):496-505; discussion 505-7. Review. PubMed PMID: 11929620.
Back AL, Curtis JR. Communicating bad news. West J Med. 2002 May;176(3):177-80. doi: 10.1136/ewjm.176.3.177. PubMed PMID: 12016241; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1071708.
Curtis JR, Patrick DL, Engelberg RA, Norris K, Asp C, Byock I. A measure of the quality of dying and death. Initial validation using after-death interviews with family members. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2002 Jul;24(1):17-31. doi: 10.1016/s0885-3924(02)00419-0. PubMed PMID: 12183092.
Curtis JR, Wenrich MD, Carline JD, Shannon SE, Ambrozy DM, Ramsey PG. Patients' perspectives on physician skill in end-of-life care: differences between patients with COPD, cancer, and AIDS. Chest. 2002 Jul;122(1):356-62. doi: 10.1378/chest.122.1.356. PubMed PMID: 12114382.
Hallstrand TS, Curtis JR, Koepsell TD, Martin DP, Schoene RB, Sullivan SD, Yorioka GN, Aitken ML. Effectiveness of screening examinations to detect unrecognized exercise-induced bronchoconstriction. J Pediatr. 2002 Sep;141(3):343-8. doi: 10.1067/mpd.2002.125729. PubMed PMID: 12219053; NIHMSID:NIHMS30428.
Curtis JR, Engelberg RA, Wenrich MD, Nielsen EL, Shannon SE, Treece PD, Tonelli MR, Patrick DL, Robins LS, McGrath BB, Rubenfeld GD. Studying communication about end-of-life care during the ICU family conference: development of a framework. J Crit Care. 2002 Sep;17(3):147-60. doi: 10.1053/jcrc.2002.35929. PubMed PMID: 12297990.
Pierson CM, Curtis JR, Patrick DL. A good death: a qualitative study of patients with advanced AIDS. AIDS Care. 2002 Oct;14(5):587-98. doi: 10.1080/0954012021000005416. PubMed PMID: 12419108.
Way J, Back AL, Curtis JR. Withdrawing life support and resolution of conflict with families. BMJ. 2002 Dec 7;325(7376):1342-5. doi: 10.1136/bmj.325.7376.1342. Review. PubMed PMID: 12468486; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1124803.
Carline JD, Curtis JR, Wenrich MD, Shannon SE, Ambrozy DM, Ramsey PG. Physicians' interactions with health care teams and systems in the care of dying patients: perspectives of dying patients, family members, and health care professionals. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2003 Jan;25(1):19-28. doi: 10.1016/s0885-3924(02)00537-7. PubMed PMID: 12565185.
Rubenfeld GD, Curtis JR. Beyond ethical dilemmas: improving the quality of end-of-life care in the intensive care unit. Crit Care. 2003 Feb;7(1):11-2. doi: 10.1186/cc1866. Epub 2002 Dec 18. PubMed PMID: 12617732; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC154121.
Curtis JR, Burt RA. Why are critical care clinicians so powerfully distressed by family demands for futile care?. J Crit Care. 2003 Mar;18(1):22-4. doi: 10.1053/jcrc.2003.YJCRC5. PubMed PMID: 12640609.
Wenrich MD, Curtis JR, Ambrozy DA, Carline JD, Shannon SE, Ramsey PG. Dying patients' need for emotional support and personalized care from physicians: perspectives of patients with terminal illness, families, and health care providers. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2003 Mar;25(3):236-46. doi: 10.1016/s0885-3924(02)00694-2. PubMed PMID: 12614958.
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