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Richard I. Abrams, MD

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  • Primary Care, Adult
  • Internal Medicine
Board Certification:
  • Internal Medicine (PCP)
Faculty Rank: Associate Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Residency: Rush University Medical Center - Internal Medicine
Research Interests:
  • Medical error
  • Uncompensated care
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. An Exploratory Analysis of the Correlation of Pain Scores, Patient Satisfaction With Relief From Pain, and a New Measure of Pain Control on the Total Dose of Opioids in Pain Care.
    Harting B, Johnson T, Abrams R, Odwazny R, Hasler S, McNutt R,
    Qual Manag Health Care
    2013 October/December
  2. Contextual errors and failures in individualizing patient care: a multicenter study.
    Weiner SJ, Schwartz A, Weaver F, Goldberg J, Yudkowsky R, Sharma G, Binns-Calvey A, Preyss B, Schapira MM, Persell SD, Jacobs E, Abrams RI.
    Ann Intern Med. 2010
    2010 Jul 20
    153(2):69-75. doi: 10.1059/0003-4819-153-2-201007200-00002.
  3. Diagnostic error in medicine: analysis of 583 physician-reported errors.
    Schiff GD, Hasan O, Kim S, Abrams R, Cosby K, Lambert BL, Elstein AS, Hasler S, Kabongo ML, Krosnjar N, Odwazny R, Wisniewski MF, McNutt RA.
    Arch Intern Med. 2009
    2009 Nov 9
    169(20):1881-7. doi: 10.1001/archinternmed.2009.333.
  4. Effects of training on a simulator of pain care on the quality of pain care for patients with cancer-related pain.
    Harting B, Abrams R, Hasler S, Odwazny R, McNutt R.
    Qual Manag Health Care. 2008
    2008 Jul-Sep
    17(3):200-3. doi: 10.1097/01.QMH.0000326723.70708.44.
  5. Computer-based simulation as a teaching tool for residents treating patients with cancer-related pain crises.
    Harting B, Hasler S, Abrams R, Odwazny R, McNutt R.
    Qual Manag Health Care. 2008
    2008 Jul-Sep
    17(3):192-9. doi: 10.1097/01.QMH.0000326722.70708.0d.
  6. Managing the unmanaged: a case study of intra-institutional determinants of uncompensated care at healthcare institutions with differing ownership models.
    Weiner SJ, VanGeest J, Abrams RI, Moswin A, Warnecke R.
    Med Care. 2008
    2008 Aug
    46(8):821-8. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0b013e318178eaf7.
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