David Lee Simel, MD

Professor of Medicine
Vice-chair for Veterans Affairs in the Department of Medicine
Campus mail Room C8010, Durham VA Med Ct., 508 Fulton St, Durham, NC 27705
Phone (919) 286-6941
Email address david.simel@duke.edu

Chief, Medical Service, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Appropriateness of diagnostic test use, including not just traditional laboratory and radiographic tests, but also the clinical examination. Editor of the "Rational Clinical Examination Series" published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Metaanalysis of diagnostic test studies

Education and Training

  • Fellowship in Hematology-Oncology, Medicine, Duke University, 1985 - 1986
  • Chief Medical Resident, Medicine, Duke University, 1984 - 1985
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, Duke University, 1981 - 1984
  • Fellowship in Hematology-Oncology, Medicine, Duke University, 1981 - 1981
  • M.D., Duke University, 1980

Publications

Begg, C, Cho, M, Eastwood, S, Horton, R, Moher, D, Olkin, I, Pitkin, R, Rennie, D, Schulz, KF, Simel, D, and Stroup, DF. "Improving the quality of reporting of randomized controlled trials. The CONSORT statement." Jama 276, no. 8 (August 1996): 637-639.

PMID
8773637
Full Text

Feingold, SA, Landsman, PB, Weinberger, M, Samsa, GP, Simel, DL, and Oddone, EZ. "Can a Summary Laboratory Score Predict Health Status and Inpatient Utilization?." Drug Information Journal 30, no. 3 (July 1996): 761-768.

Full Text

Cook, DJ, and Simel, DL. "The Rational Clinical Examination. Does this patient have abnormal central venous pressure?." JAMA 275, no. 8 (February 28, 1996): 630-634.

PMID
8594245
Scholars@Duke

Feingold, SA, Landsman, PB, Weinberger, M, Samsa, GP, Simel, DL, and Oddone, EZ. "Can a summary laboratory score predict health status and inpatient utilization." Drug Information Journal 30, no. 3 (1996): 761-768.

Scholars@Duke

Cook, DJ, and Simel, DL. "Does this patient have abnormal central venous pressure?." Journal of the American Medical Association 275, no. 8 (1996): 630-634.

Full Text

Dolor, RJ, Chapman, R, Horner, R, and Simel, DL. "Randomized clinical trial comparing ibuprofen to piroxicam for the relief of chronic non-rheumatic joint pain." JOURNAL OF INVESTIGATIVE MEDICINE 44, no. 1 (January 1996): A86-A86.

Scholars@Duke

Dolor, RJ, White, JT, and Simel, DL. "Prevalence of patients at risk for oropharyngeal cancer in veterans affairs dental clinic." Journal of Investigative Medicine 44, no. 1 (1996): 84A-.

Scholars@Duke

Dolor, RJ, Chapman, R, Horner, R, and Simel, DL. "A randomized clinical trial comparing ibuprofen to piroxicam for the relief of chronic non-rheumatic joint pain." Journal of Investigative Medicine 44, no. 1 (1996): 89A-.

Scholars@Duke

Whited, JD, Horner, RD, Hall, RP, and Simel, DL. "Primary care clinicians' performance in the diagnosis of actinic keratoses and skin cancer." Journal of Investigative Medicine 44, no. 1 (1996): 35A-.

Scholars@Duke

Whited, JD, Horner, RD, Hall, RP, and Simel, DL. "The influence of history on interobserver agreement for diagnosing actinic keratoses and malignant skin lesions." J Am Acad Dermatol 33, no. 4 (October 1995): 603-607.

PMID
7673492
Scholars@Duke

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