Ellen Cowen Meltzer, M.D.

Internal Medicine

Publications

Peer Reviewed Articles and Publications

1. Liebschutz JM, Saitz R, Weiss RD, Averbuch T, Schwartz S, Meltzer EC, Claggett-Borne E, Cabral H, Samet JH: Clinical factors associated with prescription drug use disorder in urban primary care patients with chronic pain. Journal of Pain 2010;11(11):1047-55.

2. Meltzer EC, Rybin D, Saitz R, Samet JH, Schwartz SL, Butler SF, et al. Identifying prescription opioid use disorder in primary care: diagnostic characteristics of the Current Opioid Misuse Measure (COMM). Pain 2011;152(2):397-402.

3. Meltzer EC, Averbuch T, Samet JH, Saitz R, Jabbar K, Lloyd-Traviglini C, Liebschutz JM. Discrepancy in diagnosis and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD): Treatment for the wrong reason. Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research 2012;39:190-201.

4. Meltzer EC, Gallagher JJ, Suppes A, Fins JJ. Meltzer EC, Gallagher JJ, Suppes A, Fins JJ. Lip-reading and the ventilated patient. Critical Care Medicine 2012;40:1529-31.

5. Meltzer EC, Rybin D, Meshesha LZ, Saitz R, Samet JH, Schwartz S, Liebschutz J. Aberrant drug-related behaviors: Unsystematic documentation does not identify prescription drug use disorder. Pain Medicine. 2012 Nov;13(11):1436-1443.

6. Meltzer AJ, Graham A, Connolly P, Meltzer EC, Schneider DB. The Comprehensive Risk Assessment for Bypass (CRAB): An Efficient Perioperative Risk Assessment Instrument for Patients With Critical Limb Ischemia. Journal of Vascular Surgery. In press.

7. Meltzer AJ, Graham A, Kim JH, Connolly PH, Karwowski JK, Bush HL, Meltzer EC, Schneider DB. Clinical, demographic, and medicolegal factors associated with geographic variation in inferior vena cava filter utilization: an interstate analysis. Surgery. In press


Chapters

1. Meltzer EC, Meltzer AJ. Perioperative Care. In First Aid for the American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination. Lafemina J and Lancaster JR, editors. New York: McGraw Hill Company, 2008.

Abstracts

1. Cowen, EB, Saitz R, Samet JH, Averbuch T, Liebschutz J. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Mis(sed) Diagnosis In Primary Care? Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2007 April; 22-S1:29. Maiden Name.

2. Meltzer EC, Rybin D, Saitz R, Butler S, Samet JH, Schwartz S, Liebschutz J. Identifying prescription drug use disorder in primary care chronic pain patients: utility of documented aberrant medication-related behaviors. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2009 April; 24-S1:95.

3. Meltzer EC, Rybin D, Saitz R, Butler S, Samet JH, Schwartz S, Liebschutz J. Identifying prescription drug use disorder in primary care chronic pain patients prescribed opioids: diagnostic characteristics of the Current Opioid Misuse Measure (COMM). Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2009 April; 24-S1:95.

Letters

1. Meltzer EC, Fins JJ. Letter to the Editor: Brodie D, Bacchetta M. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for ARDS in adults. The New England Journal of Medicine. 2012;366:575-6; author reply 6.

Other New Media

1. Using the Current Opioid Misuse Measure (COMM) in Primary Care, in: The Spotlight Monthly Interview. www.PainEDU.org. August 26, 2009.

2. Society of Critical Care Medicine's iCritical Care Podcast, "Lip-Reading and the Ventilated Patient" http://www.sccm.org/PodCasts/SCCMPod181.mp3. May 1, 2012.

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