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

Oddone, E, and Simel, DL. "A comparison of work-sampling and time-and-motion techniques for studies in health services research." Health Serv Res 29, no. 5 (December 1994): 623-626. (Letter)

PMID
8002353
Scholars@Duke

Weinberger, M, Kirkman, MS, Samsa, GP, Cowper, PA, Shortliffe, EA, Simel, DL, and Feussner, JR. "The relationship between glycemic control and health-related quality of life in patients with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus." Medical Care 32, no. 12 (December 1994): 1173-1181.

PMID
7967857
Scholars@Duke

ODDONE, E, and SIMEL, DL. "UNTITLED." HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH 29, no. 5 (December 1994): 623-624.

Scholars@Duke

Westman, EC, Duffy, MB, and Simel, DL. "Should physicians screen for oral disease? A physical examination study of the oral cavity." J Gen Intern Med 9, no. 10 (October 1994): 558-562.

PMID
7823227
Scholars@Duke

Kirkman, MS, Weinberger, M, Landsman, PB, Samsa, GP, Shortliffe, EA, Simel, DL, and Feussner, JR. "A telephone-delivered intervention for patients with NIDDM. Effect on coronary risk factors." Diabetes Care 17, no. 8 (August 1994): 840-846.

PMID
7956628
Scholars@Duke

Guarisco, S, Oddone, E, and Simel, D. "Time analysis of a general medicine service: results from a random work sampling study." Journal of General Internal Medicine 9, no. 5 (May 1994): 272-277.

PMID
8046530
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WILLIAMS, JW, and SIMEL, DL. "DOES THIS PATIENT HAVE SINUSITIS - REPLY." JAMA-JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION 271, no. 7 (February 16, 1994): 502-503.

Scholars@Duke

Williams, JW, and Simel, DL. "In Reply." Jama: the Journal of the American Medical Association 271, no. 7 (February 16, 1994): 502-503. (Letter)

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Kirkman, MS, Simel, DL, Rao, KM, and Hatchell, DL. "Granulocyte deformability and F-actin content: relationship to diabetes mellitus and retinopathy." Am J Med Sci 307, no. 2 (February 1994): 86-91.

PMID
8141143
Scholars@Duke

Simel, DL. "Antiplatelet agents reduce risks for death, stroke, myocardial infarction, deep venous thrombosis, and arterial occlusion." Annals of Internal Medicine 121, no. SUPPL. 1 (January 1, 1994): 4-6.

Scholars@Duke

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