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Database Inaccuracies and Disparities in Care Among Homeless Adults Hospitalized for Cardiovascular Conditions

Database Inaccuracies and Disparities in Care Among Homeless Adults Hospitalized for... Letters Corresponding Author: Adam Bernheim, MD, Icahn School of Medicine at ED observed in the National Lung Screening Trial. Using this Mount Sinai, One Gustave Levy Pl, New York, NY 10029 (adam.bernheim@ threshold, 17% of patients and 13% of facilities had doses ex- outlook.com). ceeding this average value. Of note, there was no standard- Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported. ization of protocols in the NLST trial; each center was free to 1. Demb J, Chu P, Yu S, et al. Analysis of computed tomography radiation doses design its own protocol for lung cancer screening. used for lung cancer screening scans. JAMA Intern Med. 2019;179(12):1650-1657. Bernheim also noted that we did not include patient weight doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.3893 in our results. While we did not have patient weight avail- 2. Aberle DR, Berg CD, Black WC, et al; National Lung Screening Trial Research Team. The National Lung Screening Trial: overview and study design. Radiology. able, we used the water equivalent diameter of each patient 2011;258(1):243-253. doi:10.1148/radiol.10091808 as a proxy for patient size. These were used to adjust patient 3. Kazerooni EA, Austin JH, Black WC, et al. ACR-STR practice parameter for the size across hospitals so that the comparison against bench- http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Internal Medicine American Medical Association

Database Inaccuracies and Disparities in Care Among Homeless Adults Hospitalized for Cardiovascular Conditions

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American Medical Association
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Copyright 2020 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
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2168-6106
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2168-6114
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10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.0024
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Abstract

Letters Corresponding Author: Adam Bernheim, MD, Icahn School of Medicine at ED observed in the National Lung Screening Trial. Using this Mount Sinai, One Gustave Levy Pl, New York, NY 10029 (adam.bernheim@ threshold, 17% of patients and 13% of facilities had doses ex- outlook.com). ceeding this average value. Of note, there was no standard- Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported. ization of protocols in the NLST trial; each center was free to 1. Demb J, Chu P, Yu S, et al. Analysis of computed tomography radiation doses design its own protocol for lung cancer screening. used for lung cancer screening scans. JAMA Intern Med. 2019;179(12):1650-1657. Bernheim also noted that we did not include patient weight doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.3893 in our results. While we did not have patient weight avail- 2. Aberle DR, Berg CD, Black WC, et al; National Lung Screening Trial Research Team. The National Lung Screening Trial: overview and study design. Radiology. able, we used the water equivalent diameter of each patient 2011;258(1):243-253. doi:10.1148/radiol.10091808 as a proxy for patient size. These were used to adjust patient 3. Kazerooni EA, Austin JH, Black WC, et al. ACR-STR practice parameter for the size across hospitals so that the comparison against bench-

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JAMA Internal MedicineAmerican Medical Association

Published: Apr 1, 2020

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