1. Randomized controlled trials: a systematic review of laparoscopic surgery and simulation-based training.

    Global Journal of Health Science 7(2):310 (2015) PMID 25716408

    This systematic review was conducted to analyze the impact and describe simulation-based training and the acquisition of laparoscopic surgery skills during medical school and residency programs. This systematic review focused on the published literature that used randomized controlled trials to ...
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  2. Randomized controlled trials: a systematic review of laparoscopic surgery and simulation-based training.

    Global Journal of Health Science 7(2):310 (2015) PMID 25716408

    This systematic review was conducted to analyze the impact and describe simulation-based training and the acquisition of laparoscopic surgery skills during medical school and residency programs. This systematic review focused on the published literature that used randomized controlled trials to ...
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  3. Iron toxicity and its possible association with treatment of Cancer: lessons from hemoglobinopathies and rare, transfusion-dependent anemias.

    Free Radical Biology and Medicine 79:343 (2015) PMID 25463277

    Exposure to elevated levels of iron causes tissue damage and organ failure, and increases the risk of cancer. The toxicity of iron is mediated through generation of oxidants. There is also solid evidence indicating that oxidant stress plays a significant role in a variety of human disease states...
  4. Iron toxicity and its possible association with treatment of Cancer: Lessons from hemoglobinopathies and rare, transfusion-dependent anemias

    Free Radical Biology and Medicine 79:343 (2015)

    Exposure to elevated levels of iron causes tissue damage and organ failure, and increases the risk of cancer. The toxicity of iron is mediated through generation of oxidants. There is also solid evidence indicating that oxidant stress plays a significant role in a variety of human dise...
  5. Iron toxicity and its possible association with treatment of Cancer: lessons from hemoglobinopathies and rare, transfusion-dependent anemias.

    Free Radical Biology and Medicine 79:343 (2015) PMID 25463277

    Exposure to elevated levels of iron causes tissue damage and organ failure, and increases the risk of cancer. The toxicity of iron is mediated through generation of oxidants. There is also solid evidence indicating that oxidant stress plays a significant role in a variety of human disease states...
  6. Attitudes toward Management of Sickle Cell Disease and Its Complications: A National Survey of Academic Family Physicians.

    Anemia 2015:853835 (2015) PMID 25793124 PMCID PMC4352517

    Objective. Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a disease that requires a significant degree of medical intervention, and family physicians are one potential provider of care for patients who do not have access to specialists. The extent to which family physicians are comfortable with the treatment of a...
  7. Randomized controlled trials: a systematic review of laparoscopic surgery and simulation-based training.

    Global Journal of Health Science 7(2):43225 (2015) PMID 25716408

    This systematic review was conducted to analyze the impact and describe simulation-based training and the acquisition of laparoscopic surgery skills during medical school and residency programs. This systematic review focused on the published literature that used randomized controlled trials to ...
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  8. The impact of chelation therapy on survival in transfusional iron overload: a meta-analysis of myelodysplastic syndrome.

    British Journal of Haematology 167(5):720 (2014) PMID 25048454

  9. The impact of chelation therapy on survival in transfusional iron overload: a meta-analysis of myelodysplastic syndrome.

    British Journal of Haematology 167(5):720 (2014) PMID 25048454

  10. The impact of chelation therapy on survival in transfusional iron overload: a meta-analysis of myelodysplastic syndrome.

    British Journal of Haematology 167(5):720 (2014) PMID 25048454

  11. Targeting improvements in patient safety at a large academic center: an institutional handoff curriculum for graduate medical education.

    Academic Medicine 89(10):1366 (2014) PMID 25119553

    Handoffs are an integral component of patient care, and the number of handoffs has increased as a result of duty hours restrictions for resident physicians. A structured handoff curriculum improves accuracy and has been shown to decrease medical errors. A standardized approach across all special...
  12. Use of aspirin for primary and secondary cardiovascular disease prevention in the United States, 2011-2012.

    Journal of the American Heart Association Cardi... 3(4) (2014) PMID 25023071

    Aspirin use has been shown to be an effective tool in cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention among high-risk patients. The patient-reported physician recommendation for aspirin as preventive therapy among high- and low-risk patients is unknown. We conducted an analysis of the National Health an...
  13. Use of aspirin for primary and secondary cardiovascular disease prevention in the United States, 2011-2012.

    Journal of the American Heart Association Cardi... 3(4) (2014) PMID 25023071 PMCID PMC4310388

    Aspirin use has been shown to be an effective tool in cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention among high-risk patients. The patient-reported physician recommendation for aspirin as preventive therapy among high- and low-risk patients is unknown. We conducted an analysis of the National Health an...
  14. Use of aspirin for primary and secondary cardiovascular disease prevention in the United States, 2011-2012.

    Journal of the American Heart Association Cardi... 3(4) (2014) PMID 25023071 PMCID PMC4310388

    Aspirin use has been shown to be an effective tool in cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention among high-risk patients. The patient-reported physician recommendation for aspirin as preventive therapy among high- and low-risk patients is unknown. We conducted an analysis of the National Health an...
  15. Comparison of traditional and nontraditional weight loss methods: an analysis of the national health and nutrition examination survey.

    Southern Medical Journal 107(7):410 (2014) PMID 25010580

    To evaluate the real-world use of various weight loss techniques and to compare the effectiveness of nontraditional methods with diet and exercise in helping nongeriatric adults lose weight. A cross-sectional analysis of the 2005-2010 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey was performe...
  16. Exploring interprofessional education in the family medicine clerkship: a CERA study.

    Family medicine 46(6):419 (2014) PMID 24911295

    The need for interprofessional education (IPE) to improve teamwork skills has been recognized by several national organizations. The purpose of this study was to investigate IPE integration in family medicine clerkships and factors associated with IPE's success. A survey of clerkship directors a...
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  17. Exploring interprofessional education in the family medicine clerkship: a CERA study.

    Family medicine 46(6):419 (2014) PMID 24911295

    The need for interprofessional education (IPE) to improve teamwork skills has been recognized by several national organizations. The purpose of this study was to investigate IPE integration in family medicine clerkships and factors associated with IPE's success. A survey of clerkship directors a...
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  18. Exploring interprofessional education in the family medicine clerkship: a CERA study.

    Family medicine 46(6):419 (2014) PMID 24911295

    The need for interprofessional education (IPE) to improve teamwork skills has been recognized by several national organizations. The purpose of this study was to investigate IPE integration in family medicine clerkships and factors associated with IPE's success. A survey of clerkship directors a...
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  19. Exploring interprofessional education in the family medicine clerkship: a CERA study.

    Family medicine 46(6):419 (2014) PMID 24911295

    The need for interprofessional education (IPE) to improve teamwork skills has been recognized by several national organizations. The purpose of this study was to investigate IPE integration in family medicine clerkships and factors associated with IPE's success. A survey of clerkship directors a...
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  20. Are specific residency program characteristics associated with the pass rate of graduates on the ABFM certification examination?

    Family medicine 46(5):360 (2014) PMID 24915479

    Board certification has become an accepted measure of physician quality. The effect of both non-curricular and curricular residency program characteristics on certification rates has not been previously studied. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of various program characteristi...
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