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

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

HOLLEMAN, DR, WILLIAMS, JW, and SIMEL, DL. "USUAL CARE OF PATIENTS WITH SINUS COMPLAINTS LACKING RADIOGRAPHIC SINUSITIS." CLINICAL RESEARCH 41, no. 4 (December 1993): A818-A818.

Scholars@Duke

GOVERT, J, STANTON, WM, and SIMEL, DL. "PEAK EXPIRATORY FLOW-RATE CHANGES CAN PREDICT SUCCESSFUL EMERGENCY ROOM TREATMENT OF COPD." CLINICAL RESEARCH 41, no. 4 (December 1993): A817-A817.

Scholars@Duke

WILLIAMS, JW, HOLLEMAN, DR, SAMSA, G, and SIMEL, DL. "RANDOMIZED DOUBLE-BLIND TRIAL OF 3 VERSUS 10 DAYS OF TRIMETHOPRIMSULFAMETHOXAZOLE FOR ACUTE SINUSITIS." CLINICAL RESEARCH 41, no. 4 (December 1993): A752-A752.

Scholars@Duke

SIMEL, DL. "LIKELIHOOD RATIOS FOR CONTINUOUS TEST-RESULTS - MAKING THE CLINICIAN JOB EASIER OR HARDER (VOL 46, PG 85, 1993)." JOURNAL OF CLINICAL EPIDEMIOLOGY 46, no. 11 (November 1993): 1295-1295.

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Williams, JW, and Simel, DL. "Does this patient have sinusitis? Diagnosing acute sinusitis by history and physical examination." Jama 270, no. 10 (September 1993): 1242-1246. (Review)

PMID
8355389
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Westman, EC, and Simel, DL. "Smokeless tobacco use in an outpatient veteran population." South Med J 86, no. 8 (August 1993): 912-913.

PMID
8351553
Scholars@Duke

Feussner, JR, and Simel, DL. "General internal medicine." JAMA 270, no. 2 (July 14, 1993): 209-211.

PMID
8315734
Scholars@Duke

WILLIAMS, JW, and SIMEL, DL. "DIAGNOSING SINUSITIS - RESPONSE." ANNALS OF INTERNAL MEDICINE 119, no. 1 (July 1, 1993): 92-92.

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Holleman, DR, Westman, EC, McCrory, DC, and Simel, DL. "The effect of sleeved arms on oscillometric blood pressure measurement." J Gen Intern Med 8, no. 6 (June 1993): 325-326.

PMID
8320577
Scholars@Duke

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