Publications by or about HSLS librarians and staff
Author names in bold are HSLS-affiliated
"Response to the article ‘palliative care interventions for patients with heart failure: a systematic review and meta-analysis"
by N. Stygles, M. Klein-Fedyshin, and D. Kavalieratos
Journal of Palliative Medicine, March 15, 2017
"Exposure to fictional medical television and health: a systematic review"
by B.L. Hoffman, A. Shensa, C. Wessel, et al.
Health Education Research, March 14, 2017
"Evidence-based guidelines for fatigue risk management in EMS: formulating research questions and selecting outcomes"
by P.D. Patterson, J.S. Higgins, P.M. Weiss, et al.
Prehospital Emergency Care, March-April 2017, 21(2):149-156
"Use of fictional medical television in health sciences education: a systematic review"
by B.L. Hoffman, R. Hoffman, C.B. Wessel, et al.
Health Sciences Education: Theory and Practice, January 12, 2017
"The research life cycle and the health sciences librarian: responding to change in scholarly communication"
by A. Ketchum
JMLA, 105(1):80–83, January 2017
"How to design a new software class" and "How to design a non-traditional software class: PowerPoint for conference posters" (book chapters)
by J. Dahm
Teaching Technology in Libraries: Creative Ideas for Training Staff, Patrons and Students, C. Smallwood and L. Sanborn, eds., NC: McFarland, 2017
"Summarizing: Writing Review Protocols and Reports" (book chapter)
by M.L. Klem and C. Wessel
Assembling the Pieces of a Systematic Review: a Guide for Librarians, M.J. Foster and S.T. Jewell, eds., 163-182. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017
"Prophylactic mesh placement for prevention of incisional hernia after open bariatric surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis"
by M. Dasaro, C.B. Wessel, and G.G. Hamad
The American Journal of Surgery, October, 2016, 212(4): 615-22
"Early decompressive craniectomy for malignant cerebral infarction: meta-analysis and clinical decision algorithm"
by C.D. Streib, L.M. Hartman, and B.J. Molyneaux
Neurology: Clinical Practice, October, 2016, 6(5): 433-443
"Effect of antihypertensive medications on the severity of obstructive sleep apnea: a systematic review and meta-analysis"
by K. Khurshid, J. Yabes, P. Weiss, et al.
Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, August 15, 2016, 12(8): 1143-51
"Discovery tool for life sciences research article preprints"
by C. Iwema, J. LaDue, A. Zack, and A. Chattopadhyay,
JMLA, October, 2016, 104(4): 354-62
"E-health, telemedicine pose challenges, offer benefits for patients with arthritis"
by M. Burda and T. Starz
The Rheumatologist, August 11, 2016
- M. Klein-Fedyshin, and C. Wessel were acknowledged for their work on several published Infectious Diseases Society of America guidelines:
- "Practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of aspergillosis: 2016 update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America"
Clinical Infectious Diseases, June 29, 2016, 63(4): e1-e60
- "Executive summary: implementing an antibiotic stewardship program: guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America"
JMLA, May 15, 2016, 62(10): 1197-202
- "Clinical practice guideline for the management of candidiasis: 2016 update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America"
Clinical Infectious Diseases, December 16, 2015, 62(4): e1-e50
"Racial and ethnic health care disparities among women in the Veterans Affairs Healthcare System: a systematic review"
by A. Carter, S. Borrero, C. Wessel, et al.
Women’s Health Issues, April 29, 2016, pii: S1049-3867(16)30001-9
"Systematic review and meta-analysis of inhaled toxicants from waterpipe and cigarette smoking"
by B.A. Primack, M.V. Carroll, P.M. Weiss, et al.
Public Health Reports, January-February 2016, 131(1): 76-85
"Systematic review of dyadic and family-oriented interventions for late-life depression"
by S.T. Stahl, J. Rodakowski, E.M. Saghafi, et al.
International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, January 21, 2016
"In their own words: oral histories of MLA past presidents"
by B. Epstein
Journal of the Medical Library Association, January 20, 2016, 104(1): 3-14
"search.bioPreprint: a discovery tool for cutting edge, preprint biomedical research articles"
by C.L. Iwema, J. LaDue, A. Zack, and A. Chattopadhyay
F1000Research, 2016, 5: 1396
"The impact of long-term, high dose opioid therapy on endocrine function including therapy in adult patients receiving treatment for chronic non-cancer pain: a protocol for a systematic review"
by C. Bernstein, S. Jarquin, S. Brancolini, T. Emerick, J. Wasan, D. Mills, M. Klein-Fedyshin, and L.M. Hartman
PROSPERO International Prospective Register of Systematic Reviews, 2016: CRD42016037635
"Association between palliative care and patient and caregiver outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis"
by D. Kavalieratos, J. Corbelli, D. Zhang, J.N. Dionne-Odom, Z.P. Hoydich, J.Z. Hanmer, D. Ikejiani, and M. Klein-Fedyshin
JAMA, 2016, 316(20): 2104-2114
"Library support for data management plans" (book chapter)
by C. Iwema, A. Ketchum, and M. Ratajeski
The Medical Library Association Guide to Data Management for Librarians, Lisa Federer, ed., Chapter 9, Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2016
"Undead PubMed at the University of Pittsburgh" (book chapter)
by M.L. Klem and R. Abromitis
Marketing for Special and Academic Libraries: A Planning and Best Practices Sourcebook, P. Higgenbottom and V. Gordon, eds., Rowman & Littlefield, 2016, pp. 112-114
Biking the gap: a comprehensive, visual guidebook to bicycling from Pittsburgh, PA, to Cumberland, MD, on the Great Allegheny Passage (book)
by B. Krummel
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2016. 270 pp
"Systematic review of the effect of nimodipine on cranial nerve function recovery"
by R. Jun Lin, M. Klein-Fedyshin, L. Terhorst, et al.
PROSPERO International Prospective Register of Systematic Reviews, 2016, CRD42016051857
"Characteristics of efficacious palliative care interventions for advanced heart failure and associated changes in patient mood, symptom burden, and quality of life: a systematic review"
by N. Stygles, D. Kavalieratos, M. Klein-Fedyshin
PROSPERO International Prospective Register of Systematic Reviews, 2016, CRD42016052116
"Librarians in evidence-based medicine curricula: a qualitative study of librarian roles, training, and desires for future development"
by L.A. Maggio, N. Durieux, and N. Tannery
Medical Reference Services Quarterly, Oct-Dec 2015, 34(4): 428-40
"Barriers to health care for undocumented immigrants: a literature review"
by K. Hacker, M. Anies, B. Folb, et al.
Risk Management and Healthcare Policy, Oct 2015, 8: 175-83
"Non-pharmacological interventions for adults with mild cognitive impairment and early stage dementia: An updated scoping review"
by J. Rodakowski, E. Saghafi, M.A. Butters, et al.
Molecular Aspects of Medicine, June-October 2015, 43-44: 38-53
"Review of hookah tobacco smoking among college students: policy implications and research recommendations"
by I.M. Gathuru, R.E. Tarter, and M. Klein-Fedyshin
American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, Jun 2015, 9: 1-9
"The role of apheresis in hypertriglyceridemia-induced acute pancreatitis: A systematic review"
by B. Click, A.M. Ketchum, R. Turner, et al.
Pancreatology, Mar 10 2015
"Translating evidence into practice at the end of life: Information needs, access, and usage by hospice and palliative nurses"
by M. Klein-Fedyshin
Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing, Feb 2015, 17(1): 24-30
"Self-weighing in weight management: A systematic literature review"
by Y. Zheng, M.L. Klem, S.M. Sereika, et al.
Obesity (Silver Spring), Feb 2015, 23(2): 256-65
"Low-dose transdermal estradiol for vasomotor symptoms: a systematic review"
by J. Corbelli, N. Shaikh, C. Wessel, et al.
Menopause, Jan 2015, 22(1): 114-21
"Methods, levels of evidence, strength of recommendations for treatment statements for evidence-based report cards: a new beginning"
by M. Gray, D. Bliss, and M.L. Klem
Journal of Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing, Jan-Feb 2015, 42(1): 16-8
"Use of QR codes to promote ebooks in medical libraries"
by M.A. Ratajeski and M.A. Kraft
Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries, Jan-Mar 2015, 12(1): 11-24
"Protocol for systematic review in privacy and security in telehealth: best practices for healthcare professionals"
by V. Watzlaf, D. DeAlmeida, A. Molinero, L. Zhou, and L. Hartman
PROSPERO International Prospective Register of Systematic Reviews, 2015:CRD42015020552
"Inflammatory markers and the pathogenesis of pediatric depression and suicide: a systematic review of the literature"
by E. Saghafi, J.W. Kim, E.M. Szigethy, et al.
Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, Nov 2014, 75(11): 1242-53
"The regeneration of P2 olfactory sensory neurons is selectively impaired following methyl bromide lesion"
by C. Iwema, E.H. Holbrook, C.E. Peluso, et al.
Chemical Senses, Jul 23, 2014, 39(7): 601-616
"Privacy and security issues for mobile health platforms"
by M.J. Harvey, and M.G. Harvey
Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, Jul 2014, 65(7):1305-18
"Evaluating the MEDLINE core clinical journals filter: data-driven evidence assessing clinical utility"
by M. Klein-Fedyshin, A. Ketchum, R.M. Arnold, et al.
Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, Jun 6, 2014, doi: 10.1111/jep.12190
"Development of a Web-based repository for sharing biomedical terminology from systematic review searches: a case study"
by M. Ratajeski, J. LaDue, and A. Saleh
Medical Reference Services Quarterly, 2014; 33(2):167-78
Learning from libraries that use WordPress: content-management system best practices and case studies, by L.M. Kyle, Jones, and P.A. Farrington (Book Review)
by M. Ratajeski
Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries, 2014; 11(1): 55-6
"Grey literature searching for health sciences systematic reviews: a prospective study of time spent and resources utilized"
by M. Ratajeski, A. Saleh, and M. Bertolet
Evidence Based Library and Information Practice, 2014; 9(3): 28-50
"Efficacy of auricular therapy for pain management: a systematic review and meta-analysis"
by C.H. Yeh, Y.C. Chiang, S.L. Hoffman, Z. Liang, M.L. Klem, et al.
Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2014
"Reusing electronic patient data for dental clinical research: a review of current status"
by M. Song, K. Liu, R. Abromitis, and T.L. Schleyer
Journal of Dentistry, Dec 2013; 41(12):1148-63
"American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet Conference Liaison Report October 2-4, 2013"
by M. Klein-Fedyshin
National Network, Nov 2013; 38(2): 8-9
"Evidence-based medicine training in undergraduate medical education: a review and critique of the literature published 2006-2011"
by L.A. Maggio, N. Tannery, H.C. Chen, et al.
Academic Medicine, Jul, 2013;88(7):1022-8
"50 years of publication in the field of medical education"
by N. Tannery, K. Lee, J.S. Whelan, et al.
Medical Teacher, Apr 22, 2013; epub
"Staphylococcus aureus screening and decolonization in orthopaedic surgery and reduction of surgical site infections"
by C. Wessel, A.F. Chen, and N. Rao
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, Mar 6, 2013; epub
"The value of library and information services in patient care: results of a multisite study"
by M. L. Klem, J.G. Marshall, J. Sollenberger, et al.
Journal of the Medical Library Association (JMLA), Jan 2013;101(1): 38-46
"A clinician's best friend: the U.S. National Library of Medicine's patient resources"
by M. Burda and L. Citrome
International Journal of Clinical Practice, Nov 2012;66(11): 1018
"Literature searching in medical education: online tutorial development from idea to creation"
by L.A. Maggio, K.J. Davies, N. Allee, J. Beattie, D. Berryman, D. Littleton, N. Tannery,et al.
Medical Reference Services Quarterly, Oct 2012;31(4): 372-82
"Development of a post-master's online certificate in health sciences librarianship"
by E. Saghafi, N. Tannery, B. Epstein, et al.
Journal of the Medical Library Association, Oct 2012;100(4): 310-3
"Rethinking the reference collection: exploring benchmarks and e-book availability"
by J. Husted and L. Czechowski
Medical Reference Services Quarterly, July 2012;31(3): 267-279
"Role of video games in improving health-related outcomes: a systematic review"
by B.A. Primack, M.V. Carroll, M. McNamara, M.L. Klem, et al.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine, June 2012;42(6): 630-8
"The role of medical librarians in medical education review articles"
by N.H. Tannery and L.A. Maggio
Journal of the Medical Library Association, Apr 2012;100(2): 142-4
"Implementing a new ERMS & link resolver to better manage e-resources"
by L. Czechowski, M. Fort, and J. Spear
Serials Review, Mar 2012;38(1): 31-5
"Does therapeutic hypothermia benefit adult cardiac arrest patients presenting with non-shockable initial rhythms?: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized and non-randomized studies."
by Y. Kim, S. Jeong, M.L. Klem, and C. Callaway
Resustation, Feb 2012;83(2): 188-96
"E-book access via a library-developed full-text search tool: a five-year reflection"
by L. Czechowski and N. Tannery
Against the Grain, Dec 2011/Jan 2012;23(6): 42,44
"Development and validation of filters for the retrieval of studies of clinical examination from Medline"
by N. Shaikh, R.G. Badgett, M. Pi, N.L. Wilczynski, et al.
Journal of Medical Internet Research, Oct 2011;13(4): e82
"Chapter council presents sharing roundtables: 2011 report and 2012 survey"
by M. Ratajeski, and A. Dixon
Medical Library Association News, Oct 2011;51(9): 5
"Impact and user satisfaction of a clinical information portal embedded in an electronic health record"
by N. Tannery, B. Epstein, C. Wessel, F. Yarger, J. LaDue, and M.L. Klem
Perspectives in Health Information Management, Oct. 2011;8(Fall): 1d
"Reproducibility of literature reporting in medical education reviews"
by L. Maggio, N. Tannery, and S. Kanter
Academic Medicine, Aug 2011;86(83): 1049-54
"Clinical and academic use of electronic and print books: the Health Sciences Library System e-book study at the University of Pittsburgh"
by B. Folb, C. Wessel, and L. Czechowski
Journal of the Medical Library Association, Jul 2011;99(3): 218-28
"Problems with e-books: suggestions for publishers"
by L. Czechowski
Journal of the Medical Library Association, Jul 2011;99(3): 181-2
"Building evidence-based practice into the foundations of practice"
by A. Blazeck, M.L. Klem, and T.H. Miller
Nurse Educator, May-June 2011;36(3): 124-7
"Information practice" by Michele Klein-Fedyshin Chapter 12 in The Medical Library Association Guide to Managing Health Care Libraries, NY: Neal-Schuman Publisher, 2011. pp 277-300
"Knowing your genetic profile: better, faster technology expected soon, info specialist says"
by K. Barlow
University Times: The Faculty and Staff Newspaper, May 26, 2011
"Type of evidence behind point-of-care clinical information products: a bibliometric analysis"
by A. Ketchum, A. Saleh, and K. Jeong
Journal of Medical Internet Research, Feb 2011;13(1): e21
"Chromosomal location-dependent nonstochastic onset of odor receptor expression"
by D. Rodriguez-Gil, H. Treloar, X. Zhang, A. Miller, A. Two, C. Iwema, et al.
Journal of Neuroscience, Jul 2010;30(30):10067-75
"Communicating with faculty, staff, and students using library blogs: results from a survey of academic health
by A. Chatfield, M. Ratajeski, J. Wang, et al.
Reference Services Quarterly, Jul 2010;15(3): 149-168
"Evaluation of a self-paced learning module to teach responsible literature searching"
by C. Wessel, N. Tannery, and B. Epstein
JMLA, Jan 2010;98(1):82-85
"Development of a clinical information tool for the eectronic medical record: a case study"
by B. Epstein, N. Tannery, C. Wessel, F. Yarger, J. LaDue, et al.
JMLA, Jul 2010;98(3): 223-227
"It was the worst of times, it was the best of times: positive trends influencing hospital libraries"
by M. Klein-Fedyshin
JMLA, Jul 2010;98(3): 196-199
"Letting go: closing a branch library of the Health Sciences Library System, University of Pittsburgh"
by L. Czechowski, R. Barger, M. Fort, and G. Maxeiner
Library Resources and Technical Services, Jul 2010;54(3): 153-163
"Review and meta-analysis of couple-oriented interventions for chronic illness"
by L. Martire, R. Schulz, V. Helgeson, B. Small, and E. Saghafi.
Annals of Behavioral Medicine, Dec 2010;40(3): 325-42
"Building PROMIS item banks: librarians as co-investigators"
by M. Klem, E. Saghafi, R. Abromitis, et al
Quality of Life Research, Sep 2009;18(7):881-8
"Telerehabilitation: policy issues and research tools"
by K. Seelman and L. Hartman
International Journal of Telerehabilitation, Fall 2009;1(1):47-58
"Finding the best evidence, part 2: The basics of literature searches"
by M. Klem and T. Northcutt
Journal of Emergency Nursing, 2008;34(2):151-3
"NIH Mandates Open Access to Researchers' Publications"
by K. Barlow
University Times: The Faculty and Staff Newspaper, January 24, 2008
"Parenteral calcium for intensive care unit patients"
by R. Forsythe, C. Wessel, T.. Billiar, et al
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, October 8, 2008;(40:CD006163)
"Supporting emerging disciplines with e-communities: Needs and benefits"
by H. Spallek, P. Weiss, et al
Journal of Medicine Internet Research, April-June 2008;10(2):e19
"Edging toward perfection: analysis of a new approval plan in a health sciences library"
by L. Czechowski
Library Collections, Acquisitions, and Technical Services, 2007;32(2):107-111
"Pitt scientist-librarians guide researchers" featuring Ansuman Chattopadhyay and Carrie Iwema
by K. Barlow
University Times: The Faculty and Staff Newspaper, December 6, 2007
"Review for librarians of evidence-based practice in nursing and the allied health professions in the United States"
by L. Hartman, et al
Journal of the Medical Library Association, 2007;95(4):394-407
"Subject access points in the MARC record and archival finding aid: enough or too many?"
by L. Czechowski and Elizabeth Cox
Journal of Archival Organization, 2007;5(4):51-59
"Tales from the shoulders of giants: collaborative implementation of encoded archival description at the University
of Minnesota Libraries"
by L. Czechowski and L. Friedman-Shedlov
Journal of Archival Organization, 2007;5(3):9-29
"Health sciences librarians assist doctors, patients"
University Times: The Faculty and Staff Newspaper, December 8, 2005.