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Changes in Prostate Cancer Presentation Following the 2012 USPSTF Screening Statement: Observational Study in a Multispecialty Group Practice.

J Gen Intern Med 2019 Dec 9. Epub 2019 Dec 9.

Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11606-019-05561-yDOI Listing
December 2019

A Pilot Mobile-based Mindfulness Intervention for Cancer Patients and their Informal Caregivers.

Mindfulness (N Y) 2018 Dec 24;9(6):1885-1894. Epub 2018 Mar 24.

Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12671-018-0931-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6364746PMC
December 2018

Long-term outcomes of a large, prospective observational cohort of older adults with back pain.

Spine J 2018 09 31;18(9):1540-1551. Epub 2018 Jan 31.

Comparative Effectiveness, Cost and Outcomes Research Center, University of Washington, 4333 Brooklyn Ave, Seattle, WA, 98105, USA; Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific St, Seattle, WA, 98195, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2018.01.018DOI Listing
September 2018

Systemic effects of epidural steroid injections for spinal stenosis.

Pain 2018 May;159(5):876-883

Comparative Effectiveness, Cost and Outcomes Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001158DOI Listing
May 2018

Two Genetic Variants Associated with Plantar Fascial Disorders.

Int J Sports Med 2018 Apr 13;39(4):314-321. Epub 2018 Mar 13.

Dept. Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0044-100280DOI Listing
April 2018

Prioritizing research topics: a comparison of crowdsourcing and patient registry.

Qual Life Res 2018 Jan 5;27(1):41-50. Epub 2017 Apr 5.

Surgical Outcomes Research Center, Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11136-017-1566-9DOI Listing
January 2018

Genome-wide association study identifies a locus associated with rotator cuff injury.

PLoS One 2017 11;12(12):e0189317. Epub 2017 Dec 11.

Department of Developmental Biology, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA, United States of America.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5724859PMC
January 2018

Novel Telestroke Program Improves Thrombolysis for Acute Stroke Across 21 Hospitals of an Integrated Healthcare System.

Stroke 2018 01 15;49(1):133-139. Epub 2017 Dec 15.

From the Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland (M.N.N.-H., A.L.A., A.C.F., A.E.); Departments of Neuroscience (A.C.F., V.A.R.) and Emergency Medicine (S.B.), Kaiser Permanente, Redwood City, CA; Departments of Neurology (M.N.N.-H., J.G.K.) and Radiology (A.C.K.), Kaiser Permanente, Walnut Creek, CA; and Department of Emergency Medicine, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA (J.W.M.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.117.018413DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5753819PMC
January 2018

Two genetic loci associated with ankle injury.

PLoS One 2017 28;12(9):e0185355. Epub 2017 Sep 28.

Dept. of Medicine, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, United States of America.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5619760PMC
October 2017

Assessing the Value of High-Quality Care for Work-Associated Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in a Large Integrated Health Care System: Study Design.

Perm J 2016 3;20(4):15-220. Epub 2016 Oct 3.

Health Services Researcher for the RAND Corporation in Santa Monica and the Director of the Division of Internal Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7812/TPP/15-220DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5101096PMC
August 2017

Long-Term Effects of Repeated Injections of Local Anesthetic With or Without Corticosteroid for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: A Randomized Trial.

Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2017 08 8;98(8):1499-1507.e2. Epub 2017 Apr 8.

Comparative Effectiveness, Cost and Outcomes Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2017.02.029DOI Listing
August 2017

Quantifying Worry in the Face of Uncertainty: Radiation Exposure from Medical Imaging.

J Med Imaging Radiat Sci 2017 Mar 7;48(1):16-21. Epub 2017 Feb 7.

Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmir.2016.11.002DOI Listing
March 2017

Effect of Comorbid Knee and Hip Osteoarthritis on Longitudinal Clinical and Health Care Use Outcomes in Older Adults With New Visits for Back Pain.

Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2017 01 9;98(1):43-50. Epub 2016 Aug 9.

Comparative Effectiveness, Cost, and Outcomes Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2016.06.022DOI Listing
January 2017

Efficacy of Prophylactic Antibiotics in Simple Knee Arthroscopy.

Arthroscopy 2017 Jan 30;33(1):157-162. Epub 2016 Jun 30.

Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, California, U.S.A.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2016.05.020DOI Listing
January 2017

A genome-wide association study identifies four novel susceptibility loci underlying inguinal hernia.

Nat Commun 2015 Dec 21;6:10130. Epub 2015 Dec 21.

Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Division of Research, Oakland, California 94612, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ncomms10130DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4703831PMC
December 2015

Trajectories of symptoms and function in older adults with low back disorders.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2015 Sep;40(17):1352-62

*Departments of Family Medicine, Medicine, and Public Health and Preventive Medicine, and the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR †Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Departments of ‡Biostatistics §Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and ¶Rehabilitation Medicine, Comparative Effectiveness, Cost and Outcomes Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA ‖Division of Research, Northern California Kaiser-Permanente, Oakland, CA **Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Spine Unit, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, Boston, MA ††Neuroscience Institute, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI; and ‡‡Departments of Radiology, Neurological Surgery, and Health Services, Comparative Effectiveness, Cost and Outcomes Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000000975DOI Listing
September 2015

Clinical decision rule for primary care patient with acute low back pain at risk of developing chronic pain.

Spine J 2015 Jul 13;15(7):1577-86. Epub 2015 Mar 13.

Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, University of California-San Francisco, 1545 Divisadero St, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA; Department of Medicine, University of California-San Francisco, 1545 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2015.03.003DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4475413PMC
July 2015

Oral steroids for acute radiculopathy due to a herniated lumbar disk: a randomized clinical trial.

JAMA 2015 May;313(19):1915-23

Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland7Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco8Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.2015.4468DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5875432PMC
May 2015

Association of early imaging for back pain with clinical outcomes in older adults.

JAMA 2015 Mar;313(11):1143-53

Department of Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Public Health and Preventive Medicine, and the Oregon Institute for Occupational Health Sciences, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.2015.1871DOI Listing
March 2015

Patients' attitudes about the use of placebo treatments: telephone survey.

BMJ 2013 Jul 2;347:f3757. Epub 2013 Jul 2.

Office of the Clinical Director, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f3757DOI Listing
July 2013

Safety and toxicity of saw palmetto in the CAMUS trial.

J Urol 2013 Apr 9;189(4):1415-20. Epub 2012 Oct 9.

Northern California Kaiser-Permanente Division of Research, Oakland and Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94612, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2012.10.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3716255PMC
April 2013

Clinical and ethical aspects of placebos in clinical practice-reply.

Authors:
Andrew L Avins

JAMA Intern Med 2013 Apr;173(8):711-2

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.90DOI Listing
April 2013

Needling the status quo.

Authors:
Andrew L Avins

Arch Intern Med 2012 Oct;172(19):1454-5

Kaiser-Permanente, Northern California Division of Research, Oakland, CA 94612, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/archinternmed.2012.4198DOI Listing
October 2012

Audio recordings of mindfulness-based stress reduction training to improve cancer patients' mood and quality of life--a pilot feasibility study.

Support Care Cancer 2012 Jun 19;20(6):1291-7. Epub 2011 Jun 19.

Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-011-1216-7DOI Listing
June 2012

Adherence to placebo and mortality in the Beta Blocker Evaluation of Survival Trial (BEST).

Contemp Clin Trials 2012 May 12;33(3):492-8. Epub 2012 Jan 12.

Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California; Oakland, CA 94612, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2011.12.003DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3312975PMC
May 2012

Should we reconsider the routine use of placebo controls in clinical research?

Trials 2012 Apr 27;13:44. Epub 2012 Apr 27.

Northern California Kaiser-Permanente Division of Research, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1745-6215-13-44DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3404895PMC
April 2012

Randomised trial comparing hand expression with breast pumping for mothers of term newborns feeding poorly.

Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 2012 Jan 11;97(1):F18-23. Epub 2011 Jul 11.

Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco, 3333 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/adc.2010.209213DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5332145PMC
January 2012

Acute low back pain and primary care: how to define recovery and chronification?

Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2011 Dec;36(26):2316-23

Department of Family and Community Medicine, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0b013e31820c01a6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3100452PMC
December 2011

Performance of the American Urological Association Symptom Index with and without an additional urge incontinence item.

Urology 2011 Sep 8;78(3):550-4. Epub 2011 Jul 8.

Medical Practices Evaluation Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.urology.2011.04.017DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3166397PMC
September 2011

What do I tell patients about saw palmetto for benign prostatic hyperplasia?

Urol Clin North Am 2011 Aug;38(3):261-77

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego, 200 West Arbor Drive, 8897, San Diego, CA 92103-8897, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ucl.2011.04.005DOI Listing
August 2011

Clinical-trial regulation.

Authors:
Andrew Avins

Clin Trials 2011 Apr;8(2):238

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1740774511398924DOI Listing
April 2011

Placebo adherence and its association with morbidity and mortality in the studies of left ventricular dysfunction.

J Gen Intern Med 2010 Dec 13;25(12):1275-81. Epub 2010 Aug 13.

Northern California Kaiser-Permanente Division of Research, Oakland, CA 94612, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11606-010-1477-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2988150PMC
December 2010

Glucosamine and the ongoing enigma of chronic low back pain.

Authors:
Andrew L Avins

JAMA 2010 Jul;304(1):93-4

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.2010.922DOI Listing
July 2010

When clinical practice guidelines meet the black box.

Authors:
Andrew L Avins

Arch Intern Med 2010 Jun;170(12):1013-4

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/archinternmed.2010.185DOI Listing
June 2010

Comparing recruitment strategies in a study of acupuncture for chronic back pain.

BMC Med Res Methodol 2009 Oct 27;9:69. Epub 2009 Oct 27.

Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Avenue, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2288-9-69DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2774333PMC
October 2009

A detailed safety assessment of a saw palmetto extract.

Complement Ther Med 2008 Jun 20;16(3):147-54. Epub 2008 Feb 20.

Division of Research, Northern California Kaiser Permanente, San Francisco, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ctim.2007.10.005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2518869PMC
June 2008

A novel clinical-trial design for the study of massage therapy.

Complement Ther Med 2008 Jun 21;16(3):169-76. Epub 2007 Sep 21.

Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ctim.2007.08.001DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2435386PMC
June 2008

Initial experience with a group presentation of study results to research participants.

Trials 2008 Mar 21;9:16. Epub 2008 Mar 21.

Division of Research, Northern California Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1745-6215-9-16DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2322950PMC
March 2008

Chondroitin for osteoarthritis of the knee or hip.

Ann Intern Med 2007 Dec;147(12):883; author reply 884-5

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-147-12-200712180-00013DOI Listing
December 2007

Creating a culture of research.

Contemp Clin Trials 2007 Jul 27;28(4):557-62. Epub 2007 Feb 27.

Northern California Kaiser-Permanente Division of Research, Oakland, California 94612, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2007.02.004DOI Listing
July 2007

Saw palmetto and lower urinary tract symptoms: what is the latest evidence?

Curr Urol Rep 2006 Jul;7(4):260-5

Northern California Kaiser-Permanente Division of Research, 2000 Broadway, 3rd Floor, Oakland, CA 94612, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11934-996-0004-2DOI Listing
July 2006

Saw palmetto for benign prostatic hyperplasia.

N Engl J Med 2006 Feb;354(6):557-66

Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa053085DOI Listing
February 2006

Brief communication: Better ways to question patients about adverse medical events: a randomized, controlled trial.

Ann Intern Med 2006 Feb;144(4):257-61

University of California and San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-144-4-200602210-00007DOI Listing
February 2006

Use of an embedded N-of-1 trial to improve adherence and increase information from a clinical study.

Contemp Clin Trials 2005 Jun 28;26(3):397-401. Epub 2005 Mar 28.

Northern California Kaiser-Permanente Division of Research, Oakland, CA 94612, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2005.02.004DOI Listing
June 2005

Cardiovascular risk reductions associated with aggressive lifestyle modification and cardiac rehabilitation.

Heart Lung 2003 Nov-Dec;32(6):374-82

College of Health and Human Performance, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0147-9563(03)00106-7DOI Listing
April 2004

The influence of an intense cardiovascular disease risk factor modification program.

Prev Cardiol 2004 ;7(1):19-25

College of Health and Human Performance, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602-2214, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1520-037x.2004.1847.xDOI Listing
April 2004

Feasibility of conducting a clinical trial on Hatha yoga for chronic low back pain: methodological lessons.

Altern Ther Health Med 2004 Mar-Apr;10(2):80-3

Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA.

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April 2004

Nonvitamin, nonmineral supplement use over a 12-month period by adult members of a large health maintenance organization.

J Am Diet Assoc 2003 Nov;103(11):1500-5

Kaiser Permanente Care Management Institute, Oakland, CA 94612, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jada.2003.08.026DOI Listing
November 2003