Lynne V McFarland, PHD - University of Washington - Affiliate Associate Professor

Lynne V McFarland

PHD

University of Washington

Affiliate Associate Professor

Seattle, Washington | United States

Main Specialties: Preventive Medicine

Additional Specialties: Probiotics, C. diffiicle infections, meta-analysis

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Lynne V McFarland, PHD - University of Washington - Affiliate Associate Professor

Lynne V McFarland

PHD

Introduction

BS from Portland State University, MS from Portland State University, PhD in Epidemiology from University of Washington 1988.
Over 30 years research in clinical trials with probiotics, epidemiology of Clostridium difficile infections, other research projects involving improving health of US Veterans. Global expert and lecturer on clinical uses of probiotics and control of C. difficile infections.

Primary Affiliation: University of Washington - Seattle, Washington , United States

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Education

Sep 2019
Portland State University
BS
Science
Jul 1988
University of Washington
PhD
Epidemiology
Jul 1988
University of Washington
PhD
Epidemiology
Jul 1988
University of Washington
PhD
Epidemiology
Jun 1980
Portland State University
MS
Biology/Microbiology
Jun 1980
Portland State University
MS
Biology/Microbiology

Experience

Oct 2019
JAMA Clinical Trial
PI
Prevention CDI
Sep 2017
PLOS One
Co-author
Treatment of constipation
Jan 2000
Clinical Infectious Diseases
Co-author
Treatment CDI
Jan 1995
Amer J Gastro
PI
Prevention AAD
Oct 1994
JAMA Clinical Trial
PI
Prevention CDI

Publications

72Publications

1261Reads

2Profile Views

2019 update of the WSES guidelines for management of () infection in surgical patients.

World J Emerg Surg 2019;14. Epub 2019 Feb 28.

74Emergency Surgery Department, Maggiore Parma Hospital, Parma, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13017-019-0228-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6394026PMC
June 2019
47 Reads
1.062 Impact Factor

Choosing an appropriate probiotic product for your patient: An evidence-based practical guide.

PLoS One 2018 26;13(12):e0209205. Epub 2018 Dec 26.

RM Alden Research Laboratory and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, United States of America.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6306248PMC
May 2019
51 Reads
3.234 Impact Factor

Are probiotics and prebiotics effective in the prevention of travellers' diarrhea: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2019 Jan - Feb;27:11-19. Epub 2018 Sep 29.

Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, School of Life and Medical Sciences, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, AL10 9AB, United Kingdom. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tmaid.2018.09.007DOI Listing
April 2019
7 Reads
1.538 Impact Factor

Care Practices for Patients With Advanced Kidney Disease Who Forgo Maintenance Dialysis.

JAMA Intern Med 2019 03;179(3):305-313

Health Service Research and Development Center, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.6197DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6439687PMC
March 2019
5 Reads

Meta-Analysis: Effects of Zinc Supplementation Alone or with Multi-Nutrients, on Glucose Control and Lipid Levels in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes.

Prev Nutr Food Sci 2019 Mar 31;24(1):8-23. Epub 2019 Mar 31.

Faculty of Public Health, Kermanshah University of Medical Science, Kermanshah 67158-47141, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3746/pnf.2019.24.1.8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6456233PMC
March 2019
1 Read

Strain-Specificity and Disease-Specificity of Probiotic Efficacy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Front Med (Lausanne) 2018 7;5:124. Epub 2018 May 7.

RM Alden Research Laboratory, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmed.2018.00124DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5949321PMC
May 2018
71 Reads

Treatment of Slow Transit Constipation With Fecal Microbiota Transplantation: A Pilot Study.

J Clin Gastroenterol 2016 Nov/Dec;50(10):865-870

*Department of General Surgery, Jinling Hospital, Medical School of Nanjing University, Nanjing, China †Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

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November 2017
52 Reads
3.498 Impact Factor

Efficacy and safety of probiotic-supplemented triple therapy for eradication of Helicobacter pylori in children: a systematic review and network meta-analysis.

Eur J Clin Pharmacol 2017 Oct 5;73(10):1199-1208. Epub 2017 Jul 5.

Department of Gastroenterology, Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University, No. 169, Donghu Road, Wuchang District, Wuhan, Hubei Province, 430071, China.

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October 2017
51 Reads
2.966 Impact Factor

Fecal microbiota transplantation in patients with slow-transit constipation: A randomized, clinical trial.

PLoS One 2017 3;12(2):e0171308. Epub 2017 Feb 3.

Department of General Surgery, Jinling Hospital, Medical School of Nanjing University, Nanjing, China.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5291446PMC
August 2017
26 Reads
3.234 Impact Factor

Primary prevention of Clostridium difficile infections - how difficult can it be?

Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 2017 Jun 5;11(6):507-521. Epub 2017 Apr 5.

a Medicinal Chemistry , University of Washington, Puget Sound VA HCS , Seattle , WA , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17474124.2017.1312343DOI Listing
June 2017
10 Reads
2.546 Impact Factor

Therapies on the horizon for Clostridium difficile infections.

Expert Opin Investig Drugs 2016 21;25(5):541-55. Epub 2016 Mar 21.

a Dept of Medicinal Chemistry , University of Washington , Seattle , WA , USA.

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http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1517/13543784.2016.11
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December 2016
14 Reads
5.528 Impact Factor

An observation on inappropriate probiotic subgroup classifications in the meta-analysis by Lau and Chamberlain.

Int J Gen Med 2016 30;9:333-336. Epub 2016 Sep 30.

Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/IJGM.S119970DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5053372PMC
September 2016
13 Reads

Systematic review and meta-analysis: Multi-strain probiotics as adjunct therapy for Helicobacter pylori eradication and prevention of adverse events.

United European Gastroenterol J 2016 Aug 13;4(4):546-61. Epub 2015 Nov 13.

Universitatsklinikum Magdeburg AOR, Magdeburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2050640615617358DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4971786PMC
August 2016
7 Reads

Importance of strain subgroup analysis in probiotic meta-analyses.

Br J Nutr 2016 07 23;116(2):375-6. Epub 2016 May 23.

Puget Sound Healthcare System660 South Columbian Way,S-152Seattle,WA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0007114516002026DOI Listing
July 2016
1 Read
3.453 Impact Factor

An appraisal of clinical practice guidelines for constipation: a right attitude towards to guidelines.

BMC Gastroenterol 2016 May 4;16(1):52. Epub 2016 May 4.

Department of General Surgery, Jinling Hospital, Medical School of Nanjing University, No. 305 East Zhongshan Road, Nanjing, 210002, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12876-016-0466-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4855801PMC
May 2016
74 Reads
2.365 Impact Factor

Provider Perspectives on Advance Care Planning for Patients with Kidney Disease: Whose Job Is It Anyway?

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2016 05 15;11(5):855-66. Epub 2016 Apr 15.

Departments of Medicine and Departments of Medicine and.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2215/CJN.11351015DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4858488PMC
May 2016
20 Reads
4.613 Impact Factor

Protecting elderly travelers from travelers' diarrhea. Do probiotics work?

Travel Med Infect Dis 2015 Mar-Apr;13(2):119. Epub 2015 Mar 13.

University of Washington Seattle, WA 98195, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tmaid.2015.03.008DOI Listing
January 2016
81 Reads
1.538 Impact Factor

WSES guidelines for management of Clostridium difficile infection in surgical patients.

Authors:
Massimo Sartelli Mark A Malangoni Fikri M Abu-Zidan Ewen A Griffiths Stefano Di Bella Lynne V McFarland Ian Eltringham Vishal G Shelat George C Velmahos Ciarán P Kelly Sahil Khanna Zaid M Abdelsattar Layan Alrahmani Luca Ansaloni Goran Augustin Miklosh Bala Frédéric Barbut Offir Ben-Ishay Aneel Bhangu Walter L Biffl Stephen M Brecher Adrián Camacho-Ortiz Miguel A Caínzos Laura A Canterbury Fausto Catena Shirley Chan Jill R Cherry-Bukowiec Jesse Clanton Federico Coccolini Maria Elena Cocuz Raul Coimbra Charles H Cook Yunfeng Cui Jacek Czepiel Koray Das Zaza Demetrashvili Isidoro Di Carlo Salomone Di Saverio Irina Magdalena Dumitru Catherine Eckert Christian Eckmann Edward H Eiland Mushira Abdulaziz Enani Mario Faro Paula Ferrada Joseph Derek Forrester Gustavo P Fraga Jean Louis Frossard Rita Galeiras Wagih Ghnnam Carlos Augusto Gomes Venkata Gorrepati Mohamed Hassan Ahmed Torsten Herzog Felicia Humphrey Jae Il Kim Arda Isik Rao Ivatury Yeong Yeh Lee Paul Juang Luis Furuya-Kanamori Aleksandar Karamarkovic Peter K Kim Yoram Kluger Wen Chien Ko Francis D LaBarbera Jae Gil Lee Ari Leppaniemi Varut Lohsiriwat Sanjay Marwah John E Mazuski Gokhan Metan Ernest E Moore Frederick Alan Moore Carl Erik Nord Carlos A Ordoñez Gerson Alves Pereira Júnior Nicola Petrosillo Francisco Portela Basant K Puri Arnab Ray Mansoor Raza Miran Rems Boris E Sakakushev Gabriele Sganga Patrizia Spigaglia David B Stewart Pierre Tattevin Jean Francois Timsit Kathleen B To Cristian Tranà Waldemar Uhl Libor Urbánek Harry van Goor Angela Vassallo Jean Ralph Zahar Emanuele Caproli Pierluigi Viale

World J Emerg Surg 2015 20;10:38. Epub 2015 Aug 20.

Clinic of Infectious Diseases, St Orsola-Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13017-015-0033-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4545872PMC
August 2015
101 Reads
1.062 Impact Factor

Freeze-dried, Capsulized Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Relapsing Clostridium difficile Infection.

J Clin Gastroenterol 2015 Jul;49(6):537-8

*Department of General Surgery, Jinling Hospital, Medical School of Nanjing University, Nanjing, China †Department of Medicinal Chemistry University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MCG.0000000000000330DOI Listing
July 2015
9 Reads
3.498 Impact Factor

From yaks to yogurt: the history, development, and current use of probiotics.

Clin Infect Dis 2015 May;60 Suppl 2:S85-90

Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Washington, Seattle.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/civ054DOI Listing
May 2015
8.886 Impact Factor

Probiotics for the Primary and Secondary Prevention of C. difficile Infections: A Meta-analysis and Systematic Review.

Antibiotics (Basel) 2015 Apr 13;4(2):160-78. Epub 2015 Apr 13.

Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Washington, VA Puget Sound Healthcare System, 1660 S. Columbian Way, S-152, Seattle, WA 98108, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/antibiotics4020160DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4790329PMC
April 2015
15 Reads

Bilateral transfemoral/transtibial amputations due to battle injuries: a comparison of Vietnam veterans with Iraq and Afghanistan servicemembers.

Clin Orthop Relat Res 2014 Oct;472(10):3010-6

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Detroit Receiving Hospital, 4201 St Antoine Street, Detroit, MI, 48201, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11999-014-3534-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4160512PMC
October 2014
34 Reads
2.765 Impact Factor

Use of probiotics to correct dysbiosis of normal microbiota following disease or disruptive events: a systematic review.

BMJ Open 2014 Aug 25;4(8):e005047. Epub 2014 Aug 25.

Department of Medicinal Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005047DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4156804PMC
August 2014
4 Reads
2.063 Impact Factor

A review of topical corrosive black salve.

J Altern Complement Med 2014 Apr 31;20(4):284-9. Epub 2013 Oct 31.

1 University of Washington School of Medicine , Seattle, WA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/acm.2012.0377DOI Listing
April 2014
19 Reads
1.518 Impact Factor

Primary care provider and imaging technician satisfaction with a teledermatology project in rural Veterans Health Administration clinics.

Telemed J E Health 2013 Nov 21;19(11):815-25. Epub 2013 Sep 21.

1 Health Services Research and Development , VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Department of Veterans Affairs, Seattle, Washington.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/tmj.2012.0327DOI Listing
November 2013
8 Reads
1.544 Impact Factor

Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of Clostridium difficile infections.

Am J Gastroenterol 2013 Apr 26;108(4):478-98; quiz 499. Epub 2013 Feb 26.

Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98104, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ajg.2013.4DOI Listing
April 2013
40 Reads
10.755 Impact Factor

Combat-incurred bilateral transfemoral limb loss: a comparison of the Vietnam War to the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2012 Dec;73(6):1590-5

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TA.0b013e318265fe64DOI Listing
December 2012
4 Reads
1.970 Impact Factor

Is primary prevention of Clostridium difficile infection possible with specific probiotics?

Int J Infect Dis 2012 Nov 3;16(11):e786-92. Epub 2012 Aug 3.

Hines VA Hospital and Loyola University Medical Center, Hines, Chicago, IL 60141, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2012.06.005DOI Listing
November 2012
9 Reads
2.330 Impact Factor

A teledermatology care management protocol for tracking completion of teledermatology recommendations.

J Telemed Telecare 2012 Oct 19;18(7):374-8. Epub 2012 Oct 19.

University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA.

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http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1258/jtt.2012.120417
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October 2012
5 Reads
1.736 Impact Factor

Alcohol consumption among urban, suburban, and rural Veterans Affairs outpatients.

J Rural Health 2012 24;28(2):202-10. Epub 2011 Aug 24.

Health Services Research & Development (HSR&D), Veterans Affairs (VA) Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1748-0361.2011.00389.xDOI Listing
July 2012
15 Reads
1.771 Impact Factor

Teledermatology patient satisfaction in the Pacific Northwest.

Telemed J E Health 2012 Jun 10;18(5):377-81. Epub 2012 Apr 10.

University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle, Washington, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/tmj.2011.0181DOI Listing
June 2012
3 Reads
1.544 Impact Factor

The role of compassion in the practice of evidence-based medicine.

Am J Gastroenterol 2012 May;107(5):768-9

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ajg.2011.489DOI Listing
May 2012
10.755 Impact Factor

Implementation of an education and skills programme in a teledermatology project for rural veterans.

J Telemed Telecare 2012 Mar 23;18(2):66-71. Epub 2011 Dec 23.

VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Health Services Research and Development, 1100 Olive Way, Suite 1400, Seattle, WA 98101, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1258/jtt.2011.110518DOI Listing
March 2012
4 Reads
1.736 Impact Factor

Lactobacillus GG prevented nosocomial gastrointestinal and respiratory tract infections.

Arch Dis Child Educ Pract Ed 2011 Dec 19;96(6):238. Epub 2010 Oct 19.

Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Washington, Seattle, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/adc.2010.199257DOI Listing
December 2011
4 Reads
1.456 Impact Factor

Buyer beware: a black salve caution.

J Am Acad Dermatol 2011 Nov;65(5):e154-5

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2011.07.031DOI Listing
November 2011
5 Reads
4.449 Impact Factor

Emerging therapies for Clostridium difficile infections.

Expert Opin Emerg Drugs 2011 Sep 28;16(3):425-39. Epub 2011 Mar 28.

Puget Sound VA HealthCare System, Department of Health Services Research and Development, Seattle, WA 98101, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1517/14728214.2011.571204DOI Listing
September 2011
8 Reads
3.058 Impact Factor

Wounded warriors' perspectives: helping others to heal.

J Rehabil Res Dev 2010 ;47(4):xxi-xxviii

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1682/jrrd.2009.02.0021DOI Listing
December 2010
21 Reads
1.688 Impact Factor

Servicemembers and veterans with major traumatic limb loss from Vietnam war and OIF/OEF conflicts: survey methods, participants, and summary findings.

J Rehabil Res Dev 2010 ;47(4):275-97

Health Services Research and Development Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1682/jrrd.2010.01.0009DOI Listing
December 2010
47 Reads
1.688 Impact Factor

Unilateral upper-limb loss: satisfaction and prosthetic-device use in veterans and servicemembers from Vietnam and OIF/OEF conflicts.

J Rehabil Res Dev 2010 ;47(4):299-316

Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1682/jrrd.2009.03.0027DOI Listing
December 2010
38 Reads
1.688 Impact Factor

Quality of life for veterans and servicemembers with major traumatic limb loss from Vietnam and OIF/OEF conflicts.

J Rehabil Res Dev 2010 ;47(4):373-85

Department of Psychiatry, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1682/jrrd.2009.03.0023DOI Listing
December 2010
3 Reads
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Wheeled mobility: factors influencing mobility and assistive technology in veterans and servicemembers with major traumatic limb loss from Vietnam war and OIF/OEF conflicts.

J Rehabil Res Dev 2010 ;47(4):349-60

Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, Pittsburgh, PA 15206-1206, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1682/jrrd.2009.03.0022DOI Listing
December 2010
20 Reads
1.688 Impact Factor

Department of Veterans Affairs compensation and medical care benefits accorded to veterans with major limb loss.

J Rehabil Res Dev 2010 ;47(4):403-8

Health Services Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1682/jrrd.2009.02.0016DOI Listing
December 2010
3 Reads
1.688 Impact Factor

Probiotics and diarrhea.

Ann Nutr Metab 2010 8;57 Suppl:10-1. Epub 2010 Sep 8.

Department of Medicinal Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, University of Washington, Seattle, Wash., USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000309016DOI Listing
December 2010
17 Reads
2.618 Impact Factor

Systematic review and meta-analysis of Saccharomyces boulardii in adult patients.

World J Gastroenterol 2010 May;16(18):2202-22

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2868213PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.3748/wjg.v16.i18.2202DOI Listing
May 2010
7 Reads
2.369 Impact Factor

Evidence-based review of probiotics for antibiotic-associated diarrhea and Clostridium difficile infections.

Anaerobe 2009 Dec 13;15(6):274-80. Epub 2009 Oct 13.

Department of Health Services Research and Development, Puget Sound Veterans Administration Healthcare System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anaerobe.2009.09.002DOI Listing
December 2009
7 Reads
2.479 Impact Factor

Current guidelines for using angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin II-receptor antagonists in chronic kidney disease: is the evidence base relevant to older adults?

Ann Intern Med 2009 May;150(10):717-24

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Washington and Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-150-10-200905190-00010DOI Listing
May 2009
19 Reads
17.810 Impact Factor

Challenges in merging Medicaid and Medicare databases to obtain healthcare costs for dual-eligible beneficiaries: using diabetes as an example.

Pharmacoeconomics 2009 ;27(2):167-77

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Medicare Plan Payment Group, Division of Risk Adjustment, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2165/00019053-200927020-00007DOI Listing
May 2009
11 Reads
2.450 Impact Factor

Unraveling the causes of negative studies: a case of S boulardii for the prevention of antibiotic-associated diarrhea.

Rev Med Chil 2009 May 17;137(5):719-20. Epub 2009 Jul 17.

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http://dx.doi.org//S0034-98872009000500021DOI Listing
May 2009
10 Reads
0.373 Impact Factor

Renewed interest in a difficult disease: Clostridium difficile infections--epidemiology and current treatment strategies.

Curr Opin Gastroenterol 2009 Jan;25(1):24-35

Department of Health Services Research and Development, Puget Sound VA HealthCare System, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MOG.0b013e32831da7c4DOI Listing
January 2009
4.289 Impact Factor

Antibiotic-associated diarrhea: epidemiology, trends and treatment.

Future Microbiol 2008 Oct;3(5):563-78

Department of Health Services Research & Development, Puget Sound Veterans Administration, Healthcare System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA.

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https://www.futuremedicine.com/doi/10.2217/17460913.3.5.563
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October 2008
48 Reads
4.275 Impact Factor

Meta-analysis of probiotics for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome.

World J Gastroenterol 2008 May;14(17):2650-61

Department of Health Services Research and Development, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle WA 98101, United States.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2709042PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.3748/wjg.14.2650DOI Listing
May 2008
1 Read
2.369 Impact Factor

Update on the changing epidemiology of Clostridium difficile-associated disease.

Nat Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol 2008 Jan;5(1):40-8

Department of Health Services Research and Development, Puget Sound VA Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ncpgasthep1029DOI Listing
January 2008
9 Reads

Fluoroquinolone use and risk factors for Clostridium difficile-associated disease within a Veterans Administration health care system.

Clin Infect Dis 2007 Nov 26;45(9):1141-51. Epub 2007 Sep 26.

Department of Health Services Research and Development, Veterans Administration Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/522187DOI Listing
November 2007
27 Reads
8.886 Impact Factor

Implications of the changing face of Clostridium difficile disease for health care practitioners.

Am J Infect Control 2007 May;35(4):237-53

From the Department of Health Services Research and Development, Veterans Administration Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA.

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