E-Pub Ahead of Print 2017

E-Pub: 10/13/2017
Perspective on Publishing Quality Improvement Efforts - Abstracts from the Kaiser Permanente 2017 National Quality Conference

 

E-Pub: 10/11/2017
Deadly Sphenoid Fungus—Isolated Sphenoid Invasive Fungal Rhinosinusitis: A Case Report

 

E-Pub: 10/06/2017
Induction with Infliximab and a Plant-Based Diet as First-Line (IPF) Therapy for Crohn Disease: A Single-Group Trial

 

E-Pub: 10/06/2017
Ten-Year Trends in Preventive Service Use Before and After Prostate Cancer Diagnosis: A Comparison with Noncancer Controls

 

E-Pub: 10/06/2017
Patient Perspectives on Communication with Primary Care Physicians about Chronic Low Back Pain

 

E-Pub: 10/05/2017
Comparing Hospital Processes and Outcomes in California Medicare Beneficiaries: Simulation Prompts Reconsideration

 

E-Pub: 10/05/2017
The Art of Healing through Narrative Medicine in Clinical Practice: A Reflection

 

E-Pub: 09/29/2017
Defecation-Specific Behavior in Children with Functional Defecation Issues: A Systematic Review

 

E-Pub: 09/27/2017
Minimizing Medical Radiation Exposure by Incorporating a New Radiation “Vital Sign” into the Electronic Medical Record: Quality of Care and Patient Safety

 

E-Pub: 09/25/2017
Left Ventricular Noncompaction Cardiomyopathy  and Recurrent Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia:  A Case Report and Literature Review

 

E-Pub: 09/22/2017
Finding Purpose: Honing the Practice of Making Meaning in Medicine

 

E-Pub: 09/22/2017
Atypical Presentation of Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma in Maroteaux-Lamy Mucopolysaccharidosis with Patent Prophylactic Laser Peripheral Iridotomy: A Case Report

 

E-Pub: 09/21/2017
Image Diagnosis - Yellow Palms and Soles: Look Beyond the Eyes and Think Beyond Hyperbilirubinemia

 

E-Pub: 09/20/2017
Lifestyle Medicine: A Brief Review of Its Dramatic Impact on Health and Survival

 

E-Pub: 09/15/2017
Cancer Screening Reminders: Addressing the Spectrum of Patient Preferences

 

E-Pub: 09/13/2017
Use of Epidural Analgesia as an Adjunct in Elective Abdominal Wall Reconstruction: A Review of 4983 Cases

 

E-Pub: 09/13/2017
Knee Osteoarthritis: A Primer

 

E-Pub: 09/08/2017
Appropriate Interval for Imaging Follow-up of Small Simple Pancreatic Cysts

 

E-Pub: 09/08/2017
User-Centered Design for Developing Interventions to Improve Clinician Recommendation of Human Papillomavirus Vaccination

 

E-Pub: 08/11/2017
Urgent Need for Improved Mental Health Care and a More Collaborative Model of Care

 

E-Pub: 08/08/2017
Teens and Technology Transforming Acne Treatment

 

E-Pub: 07/21/2017
Mortality After Total Knee and Total Hip Arthroplasty  in a Large Integrated Health Care System

 

E-Pub: 07/19/2017
Evaluation of a "Just-in-Time" Nurse Consultation  on Bone Health: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial

 

E-Pub: 07/17/2017
The Kaiser Permanente Northern California Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Program: Design, Development, and Implementation

 

E-Pub: 07/14/2017
Complementary and Alternative Medicine in an Integrated Health Care Delivery System: Users of Chiropractic, Acupuncture, and Massage Services

 

E-Pub: 07/11/2017
Splenic Abscess in Immunocompetent Patients Managed Primarily without Splenectomy: A Series of 7 Cases

 

E-Pub: 07/11/2017
Abdominal Distension—An Unexpected Gift

 

E-Pub: 07/07/2017
Impact of Longitudinal Electronic Health Record Training for Residents Preparing for Practice in Patient-Centered Medical Homes

 

E-Pub: 07/07/2017
Pembrolizumab-Induced Pancytopenia: A Case Report

 

E-Pub: 07/05/2017
“It Keeps Us from Putting Drugs in Pockets”: How a Public-Private Partnership for Hospital Management May Help Curb Corruption

 

E-Pub: 07/05/2017
Use of a Technetium99m-Sestamibi Scan to Detect Ipsilateral Double Adenoma in a Patient with Primary Hyperparathyroidism: A Case Report

 

E-Pub: 07/03/2017
The Patient-Centered Medical Home as a Community-based Strategy

 

E-Pub: 06/29/2017
Body Mass Index and Mortality in a Very Large Cohort: Is It Really Healthier to Be Overweight?

 

E-Pub: 06/28/2017
A Clinical Approach to Animal Bites with an Avulsion Flap: A Case Report

 

E-Pub: 06/28/2017
Image Diagnosis: Carcinoid Tumorlets and Pulmonary Sequestration in a Patient With Chronic Cough Without a History of Malignancy

 

E-Pub: 06/26/2017
Deer in the Headlights

 

E-Pub: 06/26/2017
Flood Syndrome: Spontaneous Umbilical Hernia Rupture Leaking Ascitic Fluid—A Case Report

 

E-Pub: 06/22/207
Effect of Age on Outcomes of Shoulder Arthroplasty

 

E-Pub: 06/22/207
Emotional Freedom Techniques to Treat Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Veterans: Review of the Evidence, Survey of Practitioners, and Proposed Clinical Guidelines

 

E-Pub: 06/22/207
Incidence of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Patients with Psoriasis: A Retrospective Cohort Study

 

E-Pub: 06/19/2017
Bilateral Large Pneumothoraxes Following Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Generator Change: A Case Report of an Uncommon Event Complicating a Common Procedure

 

E-Pub: 06/16/2017
Image Diagnosis: Multivessel Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Dextrocardia: Success with Usual Techniques in a Case of Mirror-Image Heart

 

E-Pub: 06/16/2017
Lessons Learned in War

 

E-Pub: 06/16/2017
Image Diagnosis: Bronchial Anthracofibrosis— A Bronchoscopic Diagnosis

 

E-Pub: 06/14/2017
Prenatal Development and Parents’ Lived Experiences: How Early Events Shape Our Psychophysiology and Relationships by Ann Diamond Weinstein

 

E-Pub: 06/14/2017
To Err is Human: Can American Medicine Learn from Past Mistakes?

 

E-Pub: 06/14/2017
Small-Bowel Intussusception in a Pregnant Woman: A Case Report

 

E-Pub: 06/14/2017
Well-Differentiated Neuroendocrine Tumor—A Low b-Grade Tumor’s Aggressive Course and Dismal Outcome: A Case Report

 

E-Pub: 06/08/2017
Considerations in the Neuropsychological Evaluation and Treatment of Children with Limited English Proficiency

 

E-Pub: 06/05/2017
Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Diagnostic Challenge in a Nonendemic Setting: Our Experience with 101 Patients

 

E-Pub: 05/22/2017
Image Diagnosis: Rapidly Enlarging Scrotal Hematoma: A Complication of Femoral Access?

 

E-Pub: 05/19/2017
Image Diagnosis: A Gastric Signet-Ring Adenocarcinoma of Type Linitis Plastica Mimicking Splenomegaly in a Patient with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

 

E-Pub: 05/19/2017
Supporting Muslim Patients During Advanced Illness

 

E-Pub: 05/18/2017
Image Diagnosis: Iliopsoas Abscess from Crohn Disease

 

E-Pub: 05/01/2017
Physician Guide to Appropriate Opioid Prescribing for Noncancer Pain

 

E-Pub: 04/21/2017
From the Bedside: A Family Physician Experiences Health Care from the Patient Side

 

E-Pub: 04/21/2017
Patient and Practitioner Perspectives on Culturally Centered Integrated Care to Address Health Disparities in Primary Care

 

E-Pub: 04/21/2017
Effectiveness of Electrostimulation on Whole Salivary Flow Among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

 

E-Pub: 04/21/2017
Philanthropy and Beyond: Creating Shared Value to Promote Well-Being for Individuals in Their Communities

 

E-pub: 04/19/2017
An Alternative Paradigm for Evidence/Based Medicine: Revisiting Lawrence Weed, MD’s Systems Approach

 

E/pub: 04/17/2017
Response to Functional Medicine Case Study and Editorial

 

E-pub: 04/14/2017
Geriatric Hip Fracture Care: Fixing a Fragmented System

 

E-pub: 04/14/2017
Spice-y Kidney Failure: A Case Report and Systematic Review of Acute Kidney Injury Attributable to the Use of Synthetic Cannabis

 

E-pub: 04/14/2017
Research Letter: Anticholinergic Drugs and the Gallbladder —A Neglected Effect?

 

E-pub: 04/14/2017
A Survey of Parents with Children on the Autism Spectrum: Experience with Services and Treatments

 

E-pub: 04/14/2017
Are They Too Old for Surgery? Safety of Cholecystectomy in Superelderly Patients (≥ Age 90)

 

E-pub: 04/13/2017
An Unlikely Rapid Transformation of Myelodysplastic Syndrome to Acute Leukemia: A Case Report

 

E-pub: 04/12/2017
Effect of a Smoking Cessation Program on Sexual Function Recovery Following Robotic Prostatectomy at Kaiser Permanente Southern California

 

E-pub: 04/12/2017
Image Diagnosis: Splenic Infarction Associated with Oral Contraceptive Pills in a Healthy Young Woman

 

E-pub: 04/07/2017
Improving Patient-Centered Care by Assessing Patient Preferences for Multiple Sclerosis Disease-Modifying Agents: A Stated-Choice Experiment

 

E-pub: 04/07/2017
Factors Influencing Helmet Use, Head Injury, and Hospitalization Among Children Involved in Skateboarding and Snowboarding Accidents

 

E-pub: 04/07/2017
Communication with Physicians about Health Care Costs: Survey of an Insured Population

 

E-pub: 04/05/2017
Experiences in an Italian Rehabilitation Hospital—Two Stories

 

E-pub: 04/05/2017
Risk of Venous Thromboembolism after a Single Normal Proximal Lower Extremity Venous Ultrasound

 

E-pub: 04/05/2017
Population-Level Incidence and Predictors of Surgically Induced Diabetes and Exocrine Insufficiency after Partial Pancreatic Resection

 

E-pub: 04/03/2017
Image Diagnosis: Numb Chin Syndrome

 

E-pub: 04/03/2017
Image Diagnosis: Unusual Cause of Gastrointestinal Bleeding in a Young Man: Isolated Gastric Angiodysplasias

 

E-pub: 04/03/2017
Health Care Systems Support to Enhance Patient-Centered Care: Lessons from a Primary Care-Based Chronic Pain Management Initiative

 

E-Pub: 03/30/2017
Real-World Experiences With a Direct-Acting Antiviral Agent for Patients With Hepatitis C Virus Infection

 

E-Pub: 03/30/2017
Dying Is Much More Difficult Than You’d Think: A Death By Dehydration

 

E-Pub: 03/29/2017
A Qualitative Inquiry into the Complex Features of Strained Interactions: Analysis and Implications for Health Care Personnel

 

E-Pub: 03/29/2017
Design and Implementation of a Physician Coaching Pilot to Promote Value-based Referrals to Specialty Care

 

E-Pub: 03/15/2017
Patterns of Multiple Emergency Department Visits: Do Primary Care Physicians Matter?

 

E-Pub: 03/15/2017
Patient Preferences for Discussing Childhood Trauma in Primary Care

 

E-pub: 03/10/2017
Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis in a Patient with Ambiguous Genitalia: A Diagnostic Dilemma

 

E-pub: 03/10/2017
Can All Doctors Be Like This? Seven Stories of Communication Transformation Told by Physicians Rated Highest by Patients

 

E-pub: 03/10/2017
Simultaneous Occurrence of Varicella Zoster Virus-Induced Pancreatitis and Hepatitis in a Renal Transplant Recipient: A Case Report and Review of Literature

 

E-pub: 03/10/2017
Bilateral Basaloid Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Parotid Gland: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

 

E-pub: 01/17/2017
Mind-Body Training for At-Risk Populations: Preventive Medicine at its Best

 

E-pub: 01/17/2017
Transcendental Meditation and Reduced Trauma Symptoms in Female Inmates: A Randomized Controlled Study

 

E-pub: 01/16/2017
Practicing Healing—Cleaning the Back of an Elderly Tibetan Woman

 

E-pub: 01/13/2017
Fundamental Use of Surgical Energy (FUSE): An Essential Educational Program for Operating Room Safety

 

E-pub: 01/06/2017
Morbidity in Pregnant Women Associated with Unverified Penicillin Allergies, Antibiotic Use, and Group B Streptococcus Infections

 

E-pub: 01/06/2017
Understanding Faculty and Trainee Needs Related to Scholarly Activity in a Large, Nonuniversity Graduate Medical Education Program

 

E-pub: 01/06/2017
Collaborative Management of Neurocognitive Disorders in Primary Care: Explorations of an Attempt at Culture Change

 

E-pub: 12/23/2016
Use of Improving Palliative Care in the ICU (Intensive Care Unit) Guidelines for a Palliative Care Initiative in an ICU

 

E-pub: 12/23/2016
Pediatric Hip Fractures in California: Results from a Community-Based Hip Fracture Registry

 

E-pub: 12/23/2016
Comprehensive Description of Comorbidity for Autism Spectrum Disorder in a General Population

 

E-pub: 12/23/2016
End-Stage Renal Disease Outcomes among the Kaiser Permanente Southern California Creatinine Safety Program (Creatinine SureNet): Opportunities to Reflect and Improve

 

E-pub: 12/22/2016
Why Branding Permanente Matters

 

E-pub: 12/21/2016
Implementation and Evaluation of a Safety Net Specialty Care Program in the Denver Metropolitan Area

 

E-pub: 12/20/2017
Image Diagnosis: Zinc-Induced Copper Deficiency Causing Pancytopenia Recognized on Bone Marrow Examination

 

E-pub: 12/19/2016
The Grateful Aging Program: A Naturalistic Model  of Transformation and Healing into the Second Half of Life

 

E-pub: 12/19/2016
On The Shoulders of Giants

 

E-pub: 12/16/2016
The Evolution of the Medical School Deanship: From Patriarch to CEO to System Dean

 

E-pub: 12/16/2016
Participation in Activities Associated With Quality of Life for Long-Term Survivors of Rectal Cancer

 

E-pub: 12/05/2016
Physicians’ Perceptions of Volunteer Service at Safety-Net Clinics

 

E-pub: 12/02/2016
Reducing Unnecessary Postoperative Complete Blood Count Testing in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

 

E-pub: 11/21/2016
Image Diagnosis: Endobronchial Tuberculosis Masquerading as an Endobronchial Tumor with Presentation as Middle Lobe Syndrome

 

E-pub: 11/21/2016
Adult Epiglottitis: A Case Series

 

E-pub: 11/21/2016
Image Diagnosis: A Striking Bleomycin-Induced Skin Toxicity: Flagellate Hyperpigmentation

 

E-pub: 11/18/2016
Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis Secondary to Pyridostigmine (Mestinon): Report of a Possible First Case

 

E-pub: 11/18/2016
Understanding Preferences for Osteoporosis Information to Develop an Osteoporosis Patient Education Brochure

 

E-pub: 11/09/2016
Primary Upper Limb Lymphedema: Case Report of a Rare Pathology

 

E-pub: 11/09/2016
Sjögren Syndrome and Pregnancy: A Literature Review

 

E-pub: 11/09/2016
What About Me? Puberty Education for Preteens

 

E-pub: 11/07-/016
ECG Diagnosis: Deep T Wave Inversions Associated with Intracranial Hemorrhage

 

E-pub: 11/07/2016
Childhood Disrupted: How Your Biography Becomes Your Biology, and How You Can Heal

 

E-pub: 10/05/2016
ECG Diagnosis: Right Ventricular Myocardial Infarction

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