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Jerome Lewis Avorn, M.D.

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This page shows the publications co-authored by Jerome Avorn and Daniel Solomon.
Connection Strength

10.980
  1. Solomon DH, Katz JN, Finkelstein JS, Polinski JM, Stedman M, Brookhart MA, Arnold M, Gauthier S, Avorn J. Osteoporosis improvement: a large-scale randomized controlled trial of patient and primary care physician education. J Bone Miner Res. 2007 Nov; 22(11):1808-15.
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    Score: 0.416
  2. Solomon DH, Finkelstein JS, Wang PS, Avorn J. Statin lipid-lowering drugs and bone mineral density. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2005 Apr; 14(4):219-26.
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    Score: 0.348
  3. Solomon DH, Morris C, Cheng H, Cabral D, Katz JN, Finkelstein JS, Avorn J. Medication use patterns for osteoporosis: an assessment of guidelines, treatment rates, and quality improvement interventions. Mayo Clin Proc. 2005 Feb; 80(2):194-202.
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    Score: 0.344
  4. Solomon DH, Brookhart MA, Polinski J, Katz JN, Cabral D, Licari A, Avorn J. Osteoporosis action: design of the healthy bones project trial. Contemp Clin Trials. 2005 Feb; 26(1):78-94.
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    Score: 0.343
  5. Solomon DH, Avorn J. Coxibs, science, and the public trust. Arch Intern Med. 2005 Jan 24; 165(2):158-60.
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    Score: 0.343
  6. Solomon DH, Schneeweiss S, Levin R, Avorn J. Relationship between COX-2 specific inhibitors and hypertension. Hypertension. 2004 Aug; 44(2):140-5.
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    Score: 0.330
  7. Solomon DH, Schneeweiss S, Glynn RJ, Kiyota Y, Levin R, Mogun H, Avorn J. Relationship between selective cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors and acute myocardial infarction in older adults. Circulation. 2004 May 04; 109(17):2068-73.
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    Score: 0.325
  8. Solomon DH, Schneeweiss S, Glynn RJ, Levin R, Avorn J. Determinants of selective cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor prescribing: are patient or physician characteristics more important? Am J Med. 2003 Dec 15; 115(9):715-20.
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    Score: 0.318
  9. Solomon DH, Finkelstein JS, Katz JN, Mogun H, Avorn J. Underuse of osteoporosis medications in elderly patients with fractures. Am J Med. 2003 Oct 01; 115(5):398-400.
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    Score: 0.313
  10. Solomon DH, Katz JN, Carrino JA, Schaffer JL, Bohn RL, Mogun H, Avorn J. Trends in knee magnetic resonance imaging. Med Care. 2003 May; 41(5):687-92.
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    Score: 0.304
  11. Solomon DH, Glynn RJ, Bohn R, Levin R, Avorn J. The hidden cost of nonselective nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs in older patients. J Rheumatol. 2003 Apr; 30(4):792-8.
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    Score: 0.303
  12. Solomon DH, Avorn J. Pharmacoepidemiology and rheumatic diseases: 2001-2002. Curr Opin Rheumatol. 2003 Mar; 15(2):122-6.
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    Score: 0.301
  13. Solomon DH, Avorn J. Do gastroprotective drugs prevent NSAID toxicity? J Rheumatol. 2003 Jan; 30(1):203; author reply 203-4.
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    Score: 0.297
  14. Solomon DH, Glynn RJ, Avorn J. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and risk of serious coronary heart disease. Lancet. 2002 Jul 06; 360(9326):90.
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    Score: 0.288
  15. Solomon DH, Glynn RJ, Levin R, Avorn J. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and acute myocardial infarction. Arch Intern Med. 2002 May 27; 162(10):1099-104.
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    Score: 0.285
  16. Solomon DH, Stone PH, Glynn RJ, Ganz DA, Gibson CM, Tracy R, Avorn J. Use of risk stratification to identify patients with unstable angina likeliest to benefit from an invasive versus conservative management strategy. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2001 Oct; 38(4):969-76.
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    Score: 0.273
  17. Solomon DH, Van Houten L, Glynn RJ, Baden L, Curtis K, Schrager H, Avorn J. Academic detailing to improve use of broad-spectrum antibiotics at an academic medical center. Arch Intern Med. 2001 Aug 13-27; 161(15):1897-902.
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    Score: 0.270
  18. Avorn J, Solomon DH. Cultural and economic factors that (mis)shape antibiotic use: the nonpharmacologic basis of therapeutics. Ann Intern Med. 2000 Jul 18; 133(2):128-35.
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    Score: 0.251
  19. Solomon DH, Katz JN, Bohn R, Mogun H, Avorn J. Nonoccupational risk factors for carpal tunnel syndrome. J Gen Intern Med. 1999 May; 14(5):310-4.
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    Score: 0.231
  20. Schneeweiss S, Rassen JA, Glynn RJ, Myers J, Daniel GW, Singer J, Solomon DH, Kim S, Rothman KJ, Liu J, Avorn J. Supplementing claims data with outpatient laboratory test results to improve confounding adjustment in effectiveness studies of lipid-lowering treatments. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2012 Nov 26; 12:180.
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    Score: 0.148
  21. Solomon DH, Mercer E, Woo SB, Avorn J, Schneeweiss S, Treister N. Defining the epidemiology of bisphosphonate-associated osteonecrosis of the jaw: prior work and current challenges. Osteoporos Int. 2013 Jan; 24(1):237-44.
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    Score: 0.143
  22. Solomon DH, Iversen MD, Avorn J, Gleeson T, Brookhart MA, Patrick AR, Rekedal L, Shrank WH, Lii J, Losina E, Katz JN. Osteoporosis telephonic intervention to improve medication regimen adherence: a large, pragmatic, randomized controlled trial. Arch Intern Med. 2012 Mar 26; 172(6):477-83.
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    Score: 0.140
  23. Kesselheim AS, Myers JA, Solomon DH, Winkelmayer WC, Levin R, Avorn J. The prevalence and cost of unapproved uses of top-selling orphan drugs. PLoS One. 2012; 7(2):e31894.
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    Score: 0.140
  24. Parikh S, Brookhart MA, Stedman M, Avorn J, Mogun H, Solomon DH. Correlations of nursing home characteristics with prescription of osteoporosis medications. Bone. 2011 May 01; 48(5):1164-8.
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    Score: 0.131
  25. Schneeweiss S, Glynn RJ, Avorn J, Mamdani M, Mogun H, Solomon DH. NSAID switching and short-term gastrointestinal outcome rates after the withdrawal of rofecoxib. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2009 Dec; 18(12):1134-42.
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    Score: 0.120
  26. Gleeson T, Iversen MD, Avorn J, Brookhart AM, Katz JN, Losina E, May F, Patrick AR, Shrank WH, Solomon DH. Interventions to improve adherence and persistence with osteoporosis medications: a systematic literature review. Osteoporos Int. 2009 Dec; 20(12):2127-34.
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    Score: 0.116
  27. Solomon DH, Gleeson T, Iversen M, Avorn J, Brookhart MA, Lii J, Losina E, May F, Patrick A, Shrank WH, Katz JN. A blinded randomized controlled trial of motivational interviewing to improve adherence with osteoporosis medications: design of the OPTIMA trial. Osteoporos Int. 2010 Jan; 21(1):137-44.
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    Score: 0.116
  28. Shrank WH, Choudhry NK, Solomon DH, Snedden TM, Lee TH, Glynn RJ, Brown TV, Jolda C, Spetman M, Brookhart MA, Schneeweiss S, Avorn J. Rationale and design of the Study Assessing the Effect of Cardiovascular Medications Provided as Low-cost, Evidence-based Generic Samples (SAMPLES) trial. Am Heart J. 2009 Apr; 157(4):613-9.
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    Score: 0.114
  29. Parikh S, Avorn J, Solomon DH. Pharmacological management of osteoporosis in nursing home populations: a systematic review. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009 Feb; 57(2):327-34.
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    Score: 0.113
  30. Ting G, Schneeweiss S, Scranton R, Katz JN, Weinblatt ME, Young M, Avorn J, Solomon DH. Development of a health care utilisation data-based index for rheumatoid arthritis severity: a preliminary study. Arthritis Res Ther. 2008; 10(4):R95.
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    Score: 0.110
  31. Solomon DH, Glynn RJ, Rothman KJ, Schneeweiss S, Setoguchi S, Mogun H, Avorn J, Stürmer T. Subgroup analyses to determine cardiovascular risk associated with nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs and coxibs in specific patient groups. Arthritis Rheum. 2008 Aug 15; 59(8):1097-104.
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    Score: 0.110
  32. Setoguchi S, Schneeweiss S, Avorn J, Katz JN, Weinblatt ME, Levin R, Solomon DH. Tumor necrosis factor-alpha antagonist use and heart failure in elderly patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Am Heart J. 2008 Aug; 156(2):336-41.
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    Score: 0.109
  33. Parikh S, Mogun H, Avorn J, Solomon DH. Osteoporosis medication use in nursing home patients with fractures in 1 US state. Arch Intern Med. 2008 May 26; 168(10):1111-5.
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    Score: 0.108
  34. Polinski JM, Cadarette SM, Arnold M, Katz JN, Finkelstein JS, Brookhart MA, Canning C, Avorn J, Solomon DH. High-risk patients' readiness to undergo BMD testing for osteoporosis diagnosis in Pennsylvania. Int Q Community Health Educ. 2008-2009; 29(3):223-40.
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    Score: 0.105
  35. Glynn RJ, Brookhart MA, Stedman M, Avorn J, Solomon DH. Design of cluster-randomized trials of quality improvement interventions aimed at medical care providers. Med Care. 2007 Oct; 45(10 Supl 2):S38-43.
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    Score: 0.103
  36. Brookhart MA, Avorn J, Polinksi JM, Brown TV, Mogun H, Solomon DH. The medical license number accurately identifies the prescribing physician in a large pharmacy claims database. Med Care. 2007 Sep; 45(9):907-10.
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    Score: 0.103
  37. Solomon DH, Avorn J, Levin R, Brookhart MA. Uric acid lowering therapy: prescribing patterns in a large cohort of older adults. Ann Rheum Dis. 2008 May; 67(5):609-13.
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    Score: 0.103
  38. Schmajuk G, Schneeweiss S, Katz JN, Weinblatt ME, Setoguchi S, Avorn J, Levin R, Solomon DH. Treatment of older adult patients diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis: improved but not optimal. Arthritis Rheum. 2007 Aug 15; 57(6):928-34.
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    Score: 0.102
  39. Schneeweiss S, Setoguchi S, Weinblatt ME, Katz JN, Avorn J, Sax PE, Levin R, Solomon DH. Anti-tumor necrosis factor alpha therapy and the risk of serious bacterial infections in elderly patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Rheum. 2007 Jun; 56(6):1754-64.
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    Score: 0.101
  40. Brookhart MA, Patrick AR, Dormuth C, Avorn J, Shrank W, Cadarette SM, Solomon DH. Adherence to lipid-lowering therapy and the use of preventive health services: an investigation of the healthy user effect. Am J Epidemiol. 2007 Aug 01; 166(3):348-54.
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    Score: 0.101
  41. Brookhart MA, Patrick AR, Schneeweiss S, Avorn J, Dormuth C, Shrank W, van Wijk BL, Cadarette SM, Canning CF, Solomon DH. Physician follow-up and provider continuity are associated with long-term medication adherence: a study of the dynamics of statin use. Arch Intern Med. 2007 Apr 23; 167(8):847-52.
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    Score: 0.100
  42. Solomon DH, Avorn J, Katz JN, Weinblatt ME, Setoguchi S, Levin R, Schneeweiss S. Immunosuppressive medications and hospitalization for cardiovascular events in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Rheum. 2006 Dec; 54(12):3790-8.
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    Score: 0.098
  43. Fischer MA, Cheng H, Schneeweiss S, Avorn J, Solomon DH. Prior authorization policies for selective cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors in Medicaid: a policy review. Med Care. 2006 Jul; 44(7):658-63.
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    Score: 0.095
  44. Solomon DH, Goodson NJ, Katz JN, Weinblatt ME, Avorn J, Setoguchi S, Canning C, Schneeweiss S. Patterns of cardiovascular risk in rheumatoid arthritis. Ann Rheum Dis. 2006 Dec; 65(12):1608-12.
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    Score: 0.095
  45. Winkelmayer WC, Charytan DM, Brookhart MA, Levin R, Solomon DH, Avorn J. Kidney function and use of recommended medications after myocardial infarction in elderly patients. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2006 Jul; 1(4):796-801.
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    Score: 0.094
  46. Solomon DH, Avorn J, Stürmer T, Glynn RJ, Mogun H, Schneeweiss S. Cardiovascular outcomes in new users of coxibs and nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs: high-risk subgroups and time course of risk. Arthritis Rheum. 2006 May; 54(5):1378-89.
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    Score: 0.094
  47. Sato M, Schneeweiss S, Scranton R, Katz JN, Weinblatt ME, Avorn J, Ting G, Shadick NA, Solomon DH. The validity of a rheumatoid arthritis medical records-based index of severity compared with the DAS28. Arthritis Res Ther. 2006; 8(3):R57.
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    Score: 0.093
  48. Solomon DH, Avorn J, Wang PS, Vaillant G, Cabral D, Mogun H, Stürmer T. Prescription opioid use among older adults with arthritis or low back pain. Arthritis Rheum. 2006 Feb 15; 55(1):35-41.
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    Score: 0.092
  49. Solomon DH, Finkelstein JS, Polinski JM, Arnold M, Licari A, Cabral D, Canning C, Avorn J, Katz JN. A randomized controlled trial of mailed osteoporosis education to older adults. Osteoporos Int. 2006; 17(5):760-7.
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    Score: 0.092
  50. Solomon DH, Avorn J, Canning CF, Wang PS. Lipid levels and bone mineral density. Am J Med. 2005 Dec; 118(12):1414.
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    Score: 0.091
  51. Solomon DH, Avorn J, Katz JN, Finkelstein JS, Arnold M, Polinski JM, Brookhart MA. Compliance with osteoporosis medications. Arch Intern Med. 2005 Nov 14; 165(20):2414-9.
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    Score: 0.091
  52. Winkelmayer WC, Schneeweiss S, Mogun H, Patrick AR, Avorn J, Solomon DH. Identification of individuals with CKD from Medicare claims data: a validation study. Am J Kidney Dis. 2005 Aug; 46(2):225-32.
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    Score: 0.089
  53. Burgener M, Arnold M, Katz JN, Polinski JM, Cabral D, Avorn J, Solomon DH. Older adults' knowledge and beliefs about osteoporosis: results of semistructured interviews used for the development of educational materials. J Rheumatol. 2005 Apr; 32(4):673-7.
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    Score: 0.087
  54. Cabral D, Katz JN, Weinblatt ME, Ting G, Avorn J, Solomon DH. Development and assessment of indicators of rheumatoid arthritis severity: results of a Delphi panel. Arthritis Rheum. 2005 Feb 15; 53(1):61-6.
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    Score: 0.086
  55. Schneeweiss S, Glynn RJ, Tsai EH, Avorn J, Solomon DH. Adjusting for unmeasured confounders in pharmacoepidemiologic claims data using external information: the example of COX2 inhibitors and myocardial infarction. Epidemiology. 2005 Jan; 16(1):17-24.
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    Score: 0.085
  56. Schneeweiss S, Glynn RJ, Avorn J, Solomon DH. A Medicare database review found that physician preferences increasingly outweighed patient characteristics as determinants of first-time prescriptions for COX-2 inhibitors. J Clin Epidemiol. 2005 Jan; 58(1):98-102.
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    Score: 0.085
  57. Fischer MA, Schneeweiss S, Avorn J, Solomon DH. Medicaid prior-authorization programs and the use of cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors. N Engl J Med. 2004 Nov 18; 351(21):2187-94.
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    Score: 0.085
  58. Warsi A, Wang PS, LaValley MP, Avorn J, Solomon DH. Self-management education programs in chronic disease: a systematic review and methodological critique of the literature. Arch Intern Med. 2004 Aug 9-23; 164(15):1641-9.
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    Score: 0.083
  59. Morris CA, Cabral D, Cheng H, Katz JN, Finkelstein JS, Avorn J, Solomon DH. Patterns of bone mineral density testing: current guidelines, testing rates, and interventions. J Gen Intern Med. 2004 Jul; 19(7):783-90.
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    Score: 0.083
  60. Kiyota Y, Schneeweiss S, Glynn RJ, Cannuscio CC, Avorn J, Solomon DH. Accuracy of Medicare claims-based diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction: estimating positive predictive value on the basis of review of hospital records. Am Heart J. 2004 Jul; 148(1):99-104.
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    Score: 0.083
  61. Solomon DH, Avorn J, Warsi A, Brown CH, Martin S, Martin TL, Wright J, Burgener M, Katz JN. Which patients with knee problems are likely to benefit from nonarthroplasty surgery? Development of a clinical prediction rule. Arch Intern Med. 2004 Mar 08; 164(5):509-13.
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    Score: 0.081
  62. Fischer MA, Solomon DH, Teich JM, Avorn J. Conversion from intravenous to oral medications: assessment of a computerized intervention for hospitalized patients. Arch Intern Med. 2003 Nov 24; 163(21):2585-9.
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    Score: 0.079
  63. Desai AS, Solomon DH, Stone PH, Avorn J. Economic consequences of routine coronary angiography in low- and intermediate-risk patients with unstable angina pectoris. Am J Cardiol. 2003 Aug 15; 92(4):363-7.
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    Score: 0.078
  64. Warsi A, LaValley MP, Wang PS, Avorn J, Solomon DH. Arthritis self-management education programs: a meta-analysis of the effect on pain and disability. Arthritis Rheum. 2003 Aug; 48(8):2207-13.
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    Score: 0.077
  65. Ray WA, MacDonald TM, Solomon DH, Graham DJ, Avorn J. COX-2 selective non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and cardiovascular disease. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2003 Jan-Feb; 12(1):67-70.
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    Score: 0.074
  66. Solomon DH, Ganz DA, Avorn J, Glynn RJ, Knight EL, Gibson CM, Stone PH. Which patients with unstable angina or non-Q-wave myocardial infarction should have immediate cardiac catheterization? A clinical decision rule for predicting who will fail medical therapy. J Clin Epidemiol. 2002 Feb; 55(2):121-8.
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    Score: 0.070
  67. Bérard A, Solomon DH, Avorn J. Patterns of drug use in rheumatoid arthritis. J Rheumatol. 2000 Jul; 27(7):1648-55.
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    Score: 0.063
  68. Wang PS, Solomon DH, Mogun H, Avorn J. HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors and the risk of hip fractures in elderly patients. JAMA. 2000 Jun 28; 283(24):3211-6.
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    Score: 0.062
  69. Choudhry NK, Fischer MA, Avorn JL, Lee JL, Schneeweiss S, Solomon DH, Berman C, Jan S, Lii J, Mahoney JJ, Shrank WH. The impact of reducing cardiovascular medication copayments on health spending and resource utilization. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Oct 30; 60(18):1817-24.
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    Score: 0.037
  70. Patrick AR, Shrank WH, Glynn RJ, Solomon DH, Dormuth CR, Avorn J, Cadarette SM, Mogun H, Brookhart MA. The association between statin use and outcomes potentially attributable to an unhealthy lifestyle in older adults. Value Health. 2011 Jun; 14(4):513-20.
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    Score: 0.033
  71. Choudhry NK, Fischer MA, Avorn J, Schneeweiss S, Solomon DH, Berman C, Jan S, Liu J, Lii J, Brookhart MA, Mahoney JJ, Shrank WH. At Pitney Bowes, value-based insurance design cut copayments and increased drug adherence. Health Aff (Millwood). 2010 Nov; 29(11):1995-2001.
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    Score: 0.032
  72. Shrank WH, Patrick A, Gleason PP, Canning C, Walters C, Heaton AH, Jan S, Brookhart MA, Schneeweiss S, Solomon DH, Wolf MS, Avorn J, Choudhry NK. An evaluation of the relationship between the implementation of a newly designed prescription drug label at Target pharmacies and health outcomes. Med Care. 2009 Sep; 47(9):1031-5.
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    Score: 0.030
  73. Shrank WH, Gleason PP, Canning C, Walters C, Heaton AH, Jan S, Patrick A, Brookhart MA, Schneeweiss S, Solomon DH, Avorn J, Choudhry NK. Can improved prescription medication labeling influence adherence to chronic medications? An evaluation of the Target pharmacy label. J Gen Intern Med. 2009 May; 24(5):570-8.
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    Score: 0.028
  74. Charytan DM, Setoguchi S, Solomon DH, Avorn J, Winkelmayer WC. Clinical presentation of myocardial infarction contributes to lower use of coronary angiography in patients with chronic kidney disease. Kidney Int. 2007 May; 71(9):938-45.
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    Score: 0.025
  75. van Wijk BL, Avorn J, Solomon DH, Klungel OH, Heerdink ER, de Boer A, Brookhart AM. Rates and determinants of reinitiating antihypertensive therapy after prolonged stoppage: a population-based study. J Hypertens. 2007 Mar; 25(3):689-97.
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    Score: 0.025
  76. Setoguchi S, Solomon DH, Weinblatt ME, Katz JN, Avorn J, Glynn RJ, Cook EF, Carney G, Schneeweiss S. Tumor necrosis factor alpha antagonist use and cancer in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Rheum. 2006 Sep; 54(9):2757-64.
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    Score: 0.024
  77. Wang PS, Schneeweiss S, Avorn J, Fischer MA, Mogun H, Solomon DH, Brookhart MA. Risk of death in elderly users of conventional vs. atypical antipsychotic medications. N Engl J Med. 2005 Dec 01; 353(22):2335-41.
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    Score: 0.023
  78. Brookhart MA, Solomon DH, Wang P, Glynn RJ, Avorn J, Schneeweiss S. Explained variation in a model of therapeutic decision making is partitioned across patient, physician, and clinic factors. J Clin Epidemiol. 2006 Jan; 59(1):18-25.
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    Score: 0.023
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