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Plasma Neutrophil Elastase and Elafin as Prognostic Biomarker for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: A Multicenter Survival and Longitudinal Prospective Observation Study
Shock Publish ahead of print

30-Day Potentially Avoidable Readmissions Due to Adverse Drug Events
Journal of Patient Safety Publish ahead of print

Leveraging Telemedicine Infrastructure to Monitor Quality of Operating Room to Intensive Care Unit Handoffs
‚ÄčAcademic Medicine Publish ahead of print

What Determines Whether a Pain is Rated as Mild, Moderate, or Severe? The Importance of Pain Beliefs and Pain Interference
The Clinical Journal of Pain May 2017

An Overview of Chronic Spinal Pain: Revisiting Diagnostic Categories and Exploring an Evolving Role for Neurostimulation
Spine Publish ahead of print

Emergency Medicine

Delayed Second Dose Antibiotics for Patients Admitted From the Emergency Department With Sepsis: Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Outcomes
Critical Care Medicine June 2017

The Emergency Surgery Score (ESS) Accurately Predicts the Occurrence of Postoperative Complications in Emergency Surgery Patients
Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Publish ahead of print

Utility of SOFA and [DELTA]-SOFA scores for predicting outcome in critically ill patients from the emergency department
European Journal of Emergency Medicine Publish ahead of print

Accuracy of Clinician Assessments of Medication Status in the Emergency Setting: A Comparison of Clinician Assessment of Antipsychotic Usage and Plasma Level Determination
Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology June 201

Improving Triage Accuracy: A Staff Development Approach
Clinical Nurse Specialist May/June 2017

Primary Care

High Mortality Among Patients With Opioid Use Disorder in a Large Healthcare System
Journal of Addiction Medicine Publish ahead of print

Registered Nurses in Primary Care: Emerging New Roles and Contributions to Team-Based Care in High-Performing Practices
The Journal of Ambulatory Care Management Publish ahead of print

The BIOCARD Index: A Summary Measure to Predict Onset of Mild Cognitive Impairment
Alzheimer Disease & Associated Disorders April/June 2017

Diagnosing and managing mitral regurgitation
Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants June 2017

Advancing Nursing Practice: Management of Neuropathic Pain With Capsaicin 8% Without Physician Supervision
Clinical Nurse Specialist May/June 2017

Whole Health

The Patient-Centered Discharge—An Electronic Discharge Process Is Associated With Improvements in Quality and Patient Satisfaction
Journal for Healthcare Quality May/June 2017

Functional Standards for Optimal Aging: The Development of the Moving Target Screen
Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation Publish ahead of print

The Biopsychosocial Model of Low Back Pain and Patient-Centered Outcomes Following Lumbar Fusion
Orthopaedic Nursing May/June 2017

Everyday Life After Colon Cancer: The Visible and Invisible Challenges
Cancer Nursing Publish ahead of print

The Effect of Combined Aerobic and Strength Training on a Weight Loss and Metabolic Profile: Development of an Effective Lifestyle-Based Weight Loss Program
Topics in Clinical Nutrition April/June 2017

updated 6/15/17