Additional Reading resources for

House, M.D. vs. Reality

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Davin, S, ed.
Medical Dramas: From Production to Consumption. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2006. Currently unavailable. University of Wales Press catalog information available at http://www.wales.ac.uk/en/UniversityPress/Welcome.aspx, accessed on December 17, 2013.

Entertainment Education and Health in the United States. Menlo Park, Calif.: Kaiser Family Foundation, spring 2004. Available online at www.kff.org/entmedia/7047.cfm, accessed on September 2, 2011.

Hollywood, Health & Society Program, Los Angeles, California, www.learcenter.org/html/projects/?cm=hhs, accessed on March 28, 2010.

Impact of TV’s Health Content: A Case Study of
ER Viewer. Menlo Park, Calif.: KaiserFamily Foundation, 2002. Available online at http://kff.org/other/survey-snapshot-the-impact-of-tvs-health/, accessed on December 17, 2013.

Television as a Health Educator: A Case Study of Grey’s Anatomy. Menlo Park, Calif.: Kaiser Family Foundation, 2008. Available online at www.kff.org/entmedia/mh091608pkg.cfm, accessed on March 28, 2010.


Locked In

“Belgian Coma ‘Writer’ Rom Houben Can’t Communicate.” BBC News. Available online at http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/8526017.stm, accessed on March 12, 2010.

Caserta, Raf. “Comatose for 23 Years, Belgian Feels Reborn.” Associated Press, November 25, 2009. Available online at http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=9171552, accessed on March 12, 2010.

“Living with ‘Locked-In’ Syndrome.” BBC World Service. Available online at www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/news/2009/11/091127_lockedin.shtml, accessed on March 12, 2010.

Monti, M. M., A. Vanhaudenhuyse, M. R. Coleman, M. Boly, J. D. Pickard, L. Tshibanda, A. M. Owen, and S. Laureys. “Willful Modulation of Brain Activity in Disorders of Consciousness.”
New England Journal of Medicine 362, no. 7(February 18, 2010): 579–589. Epub February 3, 2010. Abstract available online at www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20130250, accessed on March 12, 2010.

Smith, N.
I Think There’s Something Wrong with Me. London: Bantam Press, 2007.

Smith, N. “My Wife Gave Me Life After Death.”
Sunday Times of London, August 19,2007. Available online at http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/books/book_extracts/article2283235.ece, accessed on March 12, 2010.

A Can of Worms

Elliott, D. E., J. V. Weinstock. “Helminthic Therapy: Using Worms to Treat Immune-Mediated Disease.” Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 666(2009): 157–166. Abstract available online at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20054982, accessed February 13, 2010.

Hong Kong Health Department. Caution against improper weight control. February8, 2010. Available online at www.dh.gov.hk/english/press/2010/100208.html, accessed on February 13, 2010.

Image of an antique tapeworm diet ad available online at www.diet-blog.com/archives/2007/05/24/vintage_weight_loss_sanitized_tapeworms.php, accessed February 13, 2010.

Weinstock, J. V., and D. E. Elliott. “Helminths and the IBD Hygiene Hypothesis.”
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases 15, no. 1 (2009): 128–133. Available online at http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/fulltext/121370235/HTMLSTART accessed February 13, 2010.

To browse clinical trials that are testing the effects of parasitic worms on human health, go to www.clinicaltrials.gov and enter “helminth” in the search window. Note: some of the trials listed will be those that give people worm eggs, while others will be experimental treatments meant to kill parasitic worms.

That’s Gotta Hurt

Bhaskar, P. A. “Scrotal Pain with Testicular Jerking: An Unusual Manifestation of Epilepsy.” Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry 50 (1987):1233–1234. Available online with free registration at http://jnnp.bmj.com/content/50/9/1233.full.pdf, accessed on March 10, 2010.

Potts, J. M.
Genitourinary Pain and Inflammation: Diagnosis and Management. Totowa, N.J.: Humana Press, 2008.

Death Cats

Dosa, D. M. “A Day in the Life of Oscar the Cat.” New England Journal of Medicine357, no. 4 (July 26, 2007): 328–329. Available online at http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/full/357/4/328, accessed on June 7, 2010.

Dosa, D. M.
Making Rounds with Oscar: The Extraordinary Gift of an Ordinary Cat. New York: Hyperion, 2010. Information available online at www.daviddosa.com, accessed on June 7, 2010.

Biological Liar

Benson, D. F., A. Djenderedjian, B. L. Miller, N. A. Pachana, L. Chang, L. Itti, andI. Mena. “Neural Basis of Confabulation.” Neurology 46, no. 5 (May 1996): 1239–1243. Abstract available online at www.neurology.org/cgi/content/abstract/46/5/1239, accessed on June 3, 2010.

Kapur, N., and A. K. Coughlan. “Confabulation and Frontal Lobe Dysfunction.”
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry 43, no. 5 (May 1980): 461–463. Available online at www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC490577/, accessed on June 7, 2010.

Kopelman, M. D. “Two Types of Confabulation.”
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery& Psychiatry 50, no. 11 (November 1987): 1482–1487. Available online at www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1032561/, accessed on June 7, 2010.

Miller, B. L., and J. L. Cummings, eds.
The Human Frontal Lobes: Functions and Disorders (The Science and Practice of Neuropsychology), second edition. New York: The Guilford Press, 2006.

Weems, Mason.
A History of the Life and Death, Virtues and Exploits of General George Washington. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co., 1918. The story of the cherry tree is in Chapter 2, “Birth and Education.” Available online at http://xroads.virginia.edu/~cap/gw/weems.html, accessed on June 8, 2010.

Premature Autopsy

Poe, Edgar Allan. “The Premature Burial.” 1850. Available online at http://classiclit.about.com/library/bl-etexts/eapoe/bl-eapoe-premature.htm, accessed on June 7, 2010.

Selected news reports of premature declarations of death:

“‘Dead’ Man Wakes Up Under Autopsy Knife.” Reuters, September 17, 2007. Available online at www.reuters.com/article/idUSN149975820070917, accessed on June 7,2010.

Haydon, Harry. “Bee Sting Man Wakes in Coffin.”
Sun (London), January 26, 2010. Available online at www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/2825012/Bee-stingman-wakes-in-coffin.html, accessed on June 7, 2010.

“Man Wakes Up in Coffi n at His Own Wake.” AFP, January 21, 2008. Available online at www.smh.com.au/news/world/man-wakes-up-in-coffin-at-his-own-wake/2008/01/21/1200764121109.html, accessed on June 7, 2010.

Mauser, Daniel. “Dead Baby Wakes Up Before Funeral.” August 8, 2009. Available online at http://guanabee.com/2009/08/dead-baby-wakes-up-before-funeral accessed on June 7, 2010.

“Morgue Opens Body Bag, Finds Woman Is Alive.”
Albany (NY) Times Union, November 18, 1994. Available online at http://articles.baltimoresun.com/1994-11-18/news/1994322010_1_clarke-morgue-albany-medical, accessed on June 7, 2010.

“Medical Examiner Not Liable for False Declaration of Death.” News 14 Carolina, April 7, 2010. Available online at http://charlotte.news14.com/content/top_stories/624225/medical-examiner-not-liable-for-false-declaration-of-death, accessed on June 7, 2010.


What Do Doctors Think?

Koch, T. “The Doctor in This House: Lessons from TV’s Gregory House, M.D.” Canadian Medical Association Journal 178 (January 2008): 67–68. Available online at http://canadianmedicaljournal.ca/cgi/content/full/178/1/67, accessed on March 25, 2010.

Neely, K. “Is There a Doctor in Greg House?”
Atrium: The Report of the Northwestern Medical Humanities & Bioethics Program. Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, fall 2006, issue 3, pp. 19–20. Available online at http://bioethics.northwestern.edu/atrium/pdf/atriumissue3.pdf, accessed on March 25, 2010.

House 101

Czarny, M., E. Bodensiek, R. R. Faden, M. T. Nolan, and J. Sugarman. “Medical and Nursing Students’ Television Viewing Habits: Potential Implications for Bioethics.” American Journal of Bioethics 8, no. 12 (December 2008): 1–8. Abstract available at http://www.bioethics.net/journal/j_articles.php?aid=1709&display=abstract, accessed on February 8, 2010.

Czarny, M. J., R. R. Faden, and J. Sugarman J. “Bioethics and Professionalism in Popular Television Medical Dramas.”
Journal of Medical Ethics 36 (2010): 203–206. Abstract available online at http://jme.bmj.com/content/36/4/203.abstract, accessed on April 1, 2010.

Trachtman, H. “The Medium Is Not the Message.”
American Journal of Bioethics 8, no. 12 (December 2008): 9–11.

Wicclair, M. R. “The Pedagogical Value of House, M.D.—Can a Fictional Unethical Physician Be Used to Teach Ethics?”
American Journal of Bioethics 8, no. 12(December 2008): 16–17.

Wicclair, M. R. “Medical Paternalism in House M.D.”
Medical Humanities 34(2008): 93–99;

Rights and Wrongs

Czarny, M. J., R. R. Faden, and J. Sugarman. “Bioethics and Professionalism in Popular Television Medical Dramas.” Journal of Medical Ethics 36 (2010): 203–206. Abstract available online at http://jme.bmj.com/content/36/4/203.abstract, accessed on April 1, 2010.

White, N. J. “
Grey’s Anatomy, House Present Skewed Ethics.” Toronto Star, March 31,2010. Available online at www.healthzone.ca/health/newsfeatures/article/787835--grey-s-anatomy-house-present-skewed-ethics, accessed on March 31, 2010.

Wicclair, M. R. “Medical Paternalism in House M.D.”
Medical Humanities 34(2008): 93–99.

The Hospital Is a Mean World

Baran S. J., and D. K. Davis. Mass Communication Theory: Foundations, Ferment, and Future. Boston: Wadsworth Cengage Learning, 2009.

Federal Bureau of Investigation. Uniform Crime Reports. Available online at https://ucr.fbi.gov/, accessed on June 13, 2018.

Gallup Poll. “Americans Perceive Increased Crime in U.S.” October 14, 2009. Available online at www.gallup.com/poll/123644/Americans-Perceive-Increased-Crime.aspx, accessed March 28, 2010.

Gerbner, G., and L. Gross. “Living with Television: The Violence Profile.”
Journal of Communication 26 (1976): 173–199. Available online at www.unf.edu/~pharwood/courses/fall05/3075fall05/crimegerbner.pdf, accessed on March 28, 2010.

Greenberg, B. S., N. Edison, F. Korzenny, C. Fenandez-Collado, and C. K. Atkin. “Antisocial and Prosocial Behaviors on Television.” In B. S. Greenberg, ed.,
Life on Television: Content Analyses of U.S. TV Drama Norwood, N.J.: Ablex Publishing Corporation, 1980, pp. 99–128.

Hetsroni, A. “Four Decades of Violent Content on Prime-Time Network Programming: A Longitudinal Meta-Analytic Review.”
Journal of Communication 57,no. 4 (December 2007): 759–784. Abstract available online at http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/118502309/abstract, accessed on March 28, 2010.

Hetsroni, A. “If You Must Be Hospitalized, Television Is Not the Place: Diagnoses, Survival Rates and Demographic Characteristics of Patients in TV Hospital Dramas.”
Communication Researcher Reports 26, no. 4 (October 2009): 311–322. Abstract available online at www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~content=a916620082, accessed on March 28, 2010.

Van den Bulck, J. “The Relationship Between Television Fiction and Fear of Crime.”
European Journal of Communication 19 (2004): 239–248. Abstract available online at http://ejc.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/19/2/239, accessed on March 28, 2010.

Lighten Up

“I Want My Med TV.” ScriptDoctor column quoting Dr. Mazzarelli. Available online at https://holtzreport.com/thescriptdoctor/columns/I_Want_My_Med_TV.11.pdf, accessed on June 6, 2010.

WPHT-AM 1210 Philadelphia.
The Anthony Mazzarelli Show. Program information and podcasts available online at http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/personality/dr-anthony-mazzarelli/, accessed on March 3, 2011.


An overview of HIPAA prepared by the American Medical Association is available online at www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/physician-resources/solutions-managingyour-practice/coding-billing-insurance/hipaahealth-insurance-portabilityaccountability-act/hipaa-privacy-standards.shtml, accessed on February 15, 2010.

Encephaloceles information from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Available online at www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/encephaloceles/encephaloceles.htm, accessed on February 15, 2010.

The Statement of Principles of the Association of Health Care Journalists outlines standards for journalists who cover health and medicine, including considerations of the rights of patients. Available online at www.healthjournalism.org/secondarypage-details.php?id=56, accessed on February 15, 2010.

Tsai, E. C., S. Santoreneos, and J. T. Rutka. “Tumors of the Skull Base in Children: Review of Tumor Types and Management Strategies.”
Neurosurgical Focus 12,no. 5 (2002): Article 1. Available online at http://thejns.org/doi/pdf/10.3171/foc.2002.12.5.2, accessed on February 15, 2010.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Health Information Privacy. This Web site has information about the privacy rule that is part of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). Available online at www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy, accessed on February 15, 2010.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. HIPAA Administrative Simplification. Regulation Text. 45 CFR Parts 160, 162, and 164 (Unofficial Version, as amended through February 16, 2006). Available online at www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/administrative/privacyrule/adminsimpregtext.pdf, accessed on February 15, 2010.

Video of surgery to remove a frontal encephalocele. Available online at www.orlive.com/childrenshospitalboston/videos/craniofacial-procedure-to-treat-encephalocele, accessed on February 15, 2010.


Dramatic Reform

“Academics: Media Added to Reform Confusion.” Covering Health blog. Association of Health Care Journalists. Available online at http://www.healthjournalism.org/blog/2010/02/academics-media-added-to-reform-confusion/, accessed February 10,2010.

Adelson, J. W., and J. K. Weinberg. “The California Stem Cell Initiative: Persuasion, Politics, and Public Science.
” American Journal of Public Health 100, no. 3(March 2010): 446–451. Abstract available online at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20075315, accessed February 10, 2010.

Butler, A. C., F. M. Zaromb, K. B. Lyle, and H. L. Roediger 3rd. “Using Popular Films to Enhance Classroom Learning: The Good, the Bad, and the Interesting.” Psychological Science 20, no. 9 (September 2009): 1161–1168. Epub July 23, 2009, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19645691, accessed 12/30/2009.

How Healthy Is Prime Time? An Analysis of Health Content in Popular Prime Time Television Programs. Kaiser Family Foundation and the USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center’s Hollywood, Health & Society, September 2008. Available online at www.learcenter.org/pdf/Howhealthyisprimetime.pdf, accessed on March28, 2010.

Neumann, P. J., J. A. Palmer, E. Nadler, C. Fang, and P. Ubel. “Cancer Therapy Costs Influence Treatment: A National Survey of Oncologists.”
Health Affairs 29, no. 1(January/February 2010): 196–202. Abstract available online at http://content.healthaffairs.org/cgi/content/abstract/29/1/196, accessed on March 28, 2010.

The Public and the Health Care Delivery System. NPR/Kaiser Family Foundation/Harvard School of Public Health, April 2009. Available online at www.kff.org/kaiserpolls/posr042209pkg.cfm, accessed on March 28, 2010.

Turow, J.,and R. Gans.
As Seen on TV: Health Policy Issues in TV’s Medical Dramas. A Report to the Kaiser Family Foundation, July 2002. Available online at www.kff.org/entmedia/20020716a-index.cfm, accessed on March 28, 2010.

Wallack, L. Health Care Reform: Asking the Right Questions.”
Portland Oregonian, January 29, 2010. Available online at http://www.oregonlive.com/opinion/index.ssf/2010/01/health_care_reform_asking_the.html, accessed February 10, 2010.


“Insurer Blames Health Costs for California Rate Hikes.” Associated Press, February24, 2010. Available online at www.latimes.com/business/la-fiw-anthem25-2010feb25,0,3310051.story, accessed on March 4, 2010.

Common Surgeries and Price Comparison in California: http://www.oshpd.ca.gov/commonsurgery. Instructions: http://www.oshpd.ca.gov/commonsurgery/Documents/Instructions.pdf. Common Surgeries and Price Comparison is a new Web tool allowing health care consumers to view and compare the price of twenty-eight common elective inpatient procedures at hospitals across California. Other states may also report hospital costs and other health care cost and quality information.

Compare hospital costs in Oregon: http://www.oregon.gov/OHPPR/RSCH/comparehospitalcosts.shtml. The data presented on this Web site represents the average payments for commercial inpatient claims for Oregon patients in acute-care hospitals who were discharged during calendar year viewed. The Web site contains data on the average payments for common conditions or procedures.

Facts on health care costs and insurance compiled by the Kaiser Family Foundation (not affiliated with Kaiser-Permanente). Available online at http://facts.kff.org/results.aspx?view=slides&topic=3, accessed on March 4, 2010.

Information collected from states and other sources is also available from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality at www.ahrq.gov.

Massachusetts Attorney General Report: Investigation of Health Care Cost Trends and Cost Drivers. Available online at www.mass.gov/Cago/docs/healthcare/Investigation_HCCT&CD.pdf, accessed on March 4, 2010.

Statement by Brian A. Sassi, president and chief executive officer, Consumer Business Unit, on rate adjustments in California. February 13, 2010. Available online at www.anthem.com/ca/shared/f0/s0/t0/pw_b142527.pdf, accessed on March 4, 2010.

The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing on “Premium Increases by Anthem Blue Cross in the Individual Health Insurance Market,” on Wednesday, February 24, 2010. Transcripts and other information available online at http://energycommerce.house.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1905:premium-increases-by-anthem-blue-cross-in-the-individual-health-insurancemarket&catid=133:subcommittee-on-oversight-and-investigations&Itemid=73, accessed on March 4, 2010.

What’s All This Gonna Cost?

About CPT (Current Procedural Terminology). American Medical Association. Available online at www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/physician-resources/solutionsmanaging-your-practice/coding-billing-insurance/cpt/about-cpt.shtml, accessed on June 6, 2010.

I discussed the cost of being treated by House in a conversation with Roger Siegel on NPR’s
All Things Considered on June 9, 2010. Available online at http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127593663, accessed on September 11, 2010.

New Jersey Hospital Price Compare. Available online at www.njhospitalpricecompare.com, accessed on June 6, 2010.


Asscher, E., and B. J. Koops. “The Right Not to Know and Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis for Huntington’s Disease.” Journal of Medical Ethics 36, no. 1(January 2010): 30–33. Abstract available online at www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20026690, accessed February 3, 2010.

Bernhardt, C., A. M. Schwan, P. Kraus, J. T. Epplen, and E. Kunstmann. “Decreasing Uptake of Predictive Testing for Huntington’s Disease in a German Centre: 12Years’ Experience (1993–2004).”
European Journal of Human Genetics 17, no. 3(March 2009): 295–300. Epub September 10, 2008. Abstract available online at www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18781186, accessed February 3, 2010.

Etchegary, H. “Genetic Testing for Huntington’s Disease: How Is the Decision Taken?”
Genetic Testing 10, no. 1 (spring 2006): 60–67. Abstract available online at www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16545005, accessed February 3, 2010.

GINA: Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008. National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health. Available online at http://www.genome.gov/10002328, accessed January 26, 2010.

Huntington Study Group: www.huntington-study-group.org

Huntington’s Disease Society of America Web site: www.hdsa.org

Information on coenzyme 10 is available at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/patient-coenzymeq10.html, accessed February 2, 2010.

Information on creatine is available at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/patient-creatine.html, accessed February 2, 2010.

Meiser, B., and S. Dunn. “Psychological Effect of Genetic Testing for Huntington’s Disease, An Update of the Literature.”
Western Journal of Medicine 174, no. 5: 336–340. Available online at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1071392/, accessed February 1, 2010.

Nagaraja, S. M., S. Jain, and U. B. Muthane. “Perspectives Towards Predictive Testing in Huntington Disease.”
Neurology India 54, no. 4 (December 2006): 359–362. Abstract available online at www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17114842, accessed February 3, 2010.

National Institutes of Health National Human Genome Research Institute. Learning About Huntington’s Disease. Available online at www.genome.gov/10001215, accessed January 30, 2010.

National Society of Genetic Counselors Web site: www.nsgc.org

Robins Wahlin, T. B. “To Know or Not to Know: A Review of Behaviour and Suicidal Ideation in Preclinical Huntington’s Disease.”
Patient Education and Counseling 65, no. 3 (March 2007): 279–287. Epub September 26, 2006. Abstract available online at www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17000074, accessed February 3, 2010.

Scully, J. L., R. Porz, and C. Rehmann-Sutter. “ ‘You Don’t Make Genetic Test Decisions from One Day to the Next’—Using Time to Preserve Moral Space.”
Bioethics21, no. 4 (May 2007): 208–217. Abstract available online at www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17845479, accessed February 3, 2010.

Wexler, Alice.
Mapping Fate: A Memoir of Family, Risk, and Genetic Research. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996. The story of a family at risk for Huntington’s disease and the scientific research that led to the identification of its genetic source.


Help Wanted

Davies, H. T. O., and S. Harrison. “Trends in Doctor-Manager Relationships.” British Medical Journal 326 (March 22, 2003): 646–649. Available online with free registration at www.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/326/7390/646, accessed on April1, 2010.

Hariri, S., A. L. Prestipino, and H. E. Rubash. “The Hospital-Physician Relationship: Past, Present, and Future.”
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 457 (April 2007): 78–86. Abstract available online at www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17259902, accessed on April 1, 2010.

Rundall, T. G., H. T. Davies, and C. L. Hodges. “Doctor-Manager Relationships in the United States and the United Kingdom.”
Journal of Healthcare Management49, no. 4 (July-August 2004): 251–268; discussion 268–270. Abstract available online at www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15328659, accessed on April 1, 2010.

Firing Line

Cejka Search: Physician, Allied Health and Health Care Executive Search Firm. www.cejkasearch.com, accessed on March 29, 2010.

Physician compensation data: www.cejkasearch.com/compensation/amga_physician_compensation_survey.htm, accessed on March 29, 2010.

I Want My Toys

Angrisano, C., D. Farrell, B. Kocher, M. Laboissier, and S. Parker. Accounting forthe Cost of Health Care in the United States. McKinsey Global Institute, January 2007, p. 16. Available online at http://www.mckinsey.com/mgi/publications/US_healthcare, accessed on February 17, 2010.

ECRI Institute.
Wasting Millions on Purchases Based on Physician Preference? Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania, 2009. Available online at https://www.ecri.org/press/pages/Physician_Preference_Items.aspx, accessed on February 17, 2010.

Fauber, John. “Faculty Disclose Outside Payments: Some UW Doctors Get 6-Figure Sums from Drug, Medical Firms.”
Journal Sentinel. Posted: June 20, 2009, http://www.jsonline.com/features/health/48692952.html

Fauber, John. “Journal Editor Gets Royalties as Articles Favor Devices.”
Journal Sentinel. Posted: Dec. 24, 2009, http://www.jsonline.com/watchdog/watchdogreports/80036277.html

Lerner, J. C., D. M. Fox, T. Nelson, and J. B. Reiss. “The Consequence of Secret Prices: The Politics of Physician Preference Items.”
Health Affairs 27, no. 6 (2008): 1560–1565. Available online at http://content.healthaffairs.org/cgi/content/full/27/6/1560, accessed on February 17, 2010.


Kicking the Habit

“Experts Call for Balance in Addressing Under Treated Pain and Drug Abuse.” News release from the American Pain Foundation. Available online at http://www.painfoundation.org/newsroom/press-releases/2006/experts-call-for-balance.pdf, accessed on February 20, 2010.

Greenup, R. A. “The Other Side of the Stethoscope.”
Academic Psychiatry 32 (January-February 2008): 1–2. Available online at http://ap.psychiatryonline.org/cgi/content/full/32/1/1, accessed February 6, 2010.

Allen, J., M. Cooley, R. C. Vari, D. Carlson, and C. E. Christianson. Patient-Centered Learning: The Connor Johnson Case—Substance Abuse in a Physician. University of North Dakota, November 8, 2009. Available online at http://www.drugabuse.gov/coe/pdf/Connor-Johnson.pdf, accessed on February 23, 2010.

Cases Against Doctors. U.S. Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration. Available online at http://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/crim_admin_actions/, accessed on February 20, 2010.

Center for Professional Health at Vanderbilt Medical Center Web site: www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/cph, accessed February 6, 2010.

Miller, N. S., L. M. Sheppard, C. C. Colenda, and J. Magen. “Why Physicians Are Unprepared to Treat Patients Who Have Alcohol- and Drug-Related Disorders.”
Academic Medicine 76, no. 5 (May 2001): 410–418. Available online at http://journals.lww.com/academicmedicine/Fulltext/2001/05000/Why_Physicians_Are_Unprepared_to_Treat_Patients.7.aspx, accessed on February 24, 2010.

Schindler, B. A., T. Parran, Jr., and C. J. Daetwyler. “The Clinical Assessment of Substance Use Disorders.” Online teaching module available at http://webcampus.drexelmed.edu/nida/module_1/default.htm, accessed on February 23, 2010.

Spickard, A., and F. T. Billings. “Alcoholism in a Medical School Faculty.” New EnglandJournal of Medicine 305: 1646–1648, 1981

Spickard, Anderson, M.D., and Barbara R. Thompson.
Dying for a Drink: What Youand Your Family Should Know About Alcoholism. Nashville: Thomas Nelson. 2005.

Work-Life Balance

Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. “ACGME Duty Hours Standards Now in Effect for All Residency Programs.” Chicago: ACGM, 2003. Available at: www.acgme.org/acWebsite/newsReleases/newsRel_07_01_03.pdf, accessed August 2009.

Asaro, P. V., and S. B. Boxerman. “Effects of Computerized Provider Order Entry and Nursing Documentation on Workflow.” Academic Emergency Medicine 15, no. 10 (October 2008): 908–915. Epub September 10, 2008. Abstract available online at www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18785946, accessed November 17, 2010.

Bickel, J, and A. Brown. “Generation X: Implications for Faculty Recruitment and Development in Academic Health Centers.”
Academic Medicine 80 (2005):205–210.

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