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Lawrence Tierney, MD

VAMC 203
San Francisco, CA 94121

Recent Articles (55)

  1. Komatsu T, Takahashi E, Mishima K, Toyoda T, Saitoh F, Yasuda A, Matsuoka J, Sugita M, Branch J, Aoki M, Tierney L, Inoue K. A Simple Algorithm for Predicting Bacteremia Using Food Consumption and Shaking Chills: A Prospective Observational Study. J Hosp Med. 2017 Jul; 12(7):510-515.

  2. Sethi N, Sedighi Manesh R, Sperling A, Bresler SC, Connell NT, Tierney LM. Factoring in the missing link. Am J Hematol. 2017 Jan; 92(1):110-113.

  3. Tierney LM. Once Upon a Time in American Medicine. Am J Med. 2016 Jul; 129(7):653-4.

  4. Mark NM, Lessing JN, Buckley SA, Tierney LM. Diagnostic Utility of Food Terminology: Culinary Clues for the Astute Diagnostician. Am J Med. 2015 Sep; 128(9):933-5.

  5. Giridhar KV, Dhaliwal G, Tierney L. Split decision. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Dec; 29(12):1707-10.

  6. Olson AP, Tierney LM. A piece of my mind. Remarkably wise. JAMA. 2013 Feb 20; 309(7):669-70.

  7. Komatsu T, Onda T, Murayama G, Yamanouchi M, Inukai M, Sakai A, Kikuta M, Branch J, Aoki M, Tierney LM, Inoue K. Predicting bacteremia based on nurse-assessed food consumption at the time of blood culture. J Hosp Med. 2012 Nov-Dec; 7(9):702-5.

  8. Vasa M, Baudendistel TE, Ohikhuare CE, Grace EM, Yan W, Josephson SA, Tierney LM. Clinical problem-solving. The eyes have it. N Engl J Med. 2012 Sep 06; 367(10):938-43.

  9. Minemura N, Dhaliwal G, Tierney LM. Against all odds. J Gen Intern Med. 2012 Jan; 27(1):125-8.

  10. Tierney LM, Thabet A, Nishino H. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 10-2011. A woman with fever, confusion, liver failure, anemia, and thrombocytopenia. N Engl J Med. 2011 Mar 31; 364(13):1259-70.

  11. Hadano Y, Dhaliwal G, Saint S, Tierney LM, Sakemi H. Mapping out the diagnosis. J Hosp Med. 2011 Mar; 6(3):167-70.

  12. Ma I, Tierney LM. Name that murmur--eponyms for the astute auscultician. N Engl J Med. 2010 Nov 25; 363(22):2164-8.

  13. Warner JL, Najarian RM, Tierney LM. Perspective: Uses and misuses of thresholds in diagnostic decision making. Acad Med. 2010 Mar; 85(3):556-63.

  14. Margaretten ME, Tierney LM, Dhaliwal G. Clinical problem-solving. A hard diagnosis. N Engl J Med. 2009 Aug 06; 361(6):613-7.

  15. Baudendistel TE, Afshar N, Tierney LM. One hundred years later. J Hosp Med. 2008 Nov-Dec; 3(6):483-8.

  16. Dukes JW, Tierney LM. Paraneoplastic leukemoid reaction as marker for transitional cell carcinoma recurrence. Urology. 2009 Apr; 73(4):928.e17-9.

  17. Reilly Lukela J, Mangrulkar RS, Tierney LM, DelValle J, Saint S. A midlife crisis. J Hosp Med. 2006 May; 1(3):200-4.

  18. Tierney LM, Wang KC. Images in clinical medicine. Koplik's spots. N Engl J Med. 2006 Feb 16; 354(7):740.

  19. Henderson MC, Meyers FJ, Ibrahim T, Tierney LM. Confronting the brutal facts in health care. Am J Med. 2005 Oct; 118(10):1061-3.

  20. Dhaliwal G, Cornett PA, Tierney LM. Hemolytic anemia. Am Fam Physician. 2004 Jun 01; 69(11):2599-606.

  21. Reynolds TA, Tierney LM. STUDENTJAMA. Medical education in modern China. JAMA. 2004 May 05; 291(17):2141.

  22. Hilliard AA, Weinberger SE, Tierney LM, Midthun DE, Saint S. Clinical problem-solving. Occam's razor versus Saint's Triad. N Engl J Med. 2004 Feb 05; 350(6):599-603.

  23. Haberer J, Trivedi NN, Kohlwes J, Tierney L. Clinical problem-solving. A gut feeling. N Engl J Med. 2003 Jul 03; 349(1):73-8.

  24. Gunn NA, Tierney LM. Thrombolytic therapy in patients with submassive pulmonary embolism. N Engl J Med. 2003 Jan 23; 348(4):357-9; author reply 357-9.

  25. Mangrulkar RS, Saint S, Chu S, Tierney LM. What is the role of the clinical "pearl"? Am J Med. 2002 Nov; 113(7):617-24.

  26. Jha AK, Collard HR, Tierney LM. Clinical problem-solving. Diagnosis still in question. N Engl J Med. 2002 Jun 06; 346(23):1813-6.

  27. Haberer JE, Ix JH, Tierney LM. Clinical problem-solving. One foot away. N Engl J Med. 2002 May 02; 346(18):1394-7.

  28. Wiese J, Varosy P, Tierney L. Improving oral presentation skills with a clinical reasoning curriculum: a prospective controlled study. Am J Med. 2002 Feb 15; 112(3):212-8.

  29. Stern DT, Saint S, Tierney LM. Where have all the hours gone? South Med J. 2001 Jun; 94(6):651-4.

  30. Gulati M, Saint S, Tierney LM. Clinical problem-solving. Impatient inpatient care. N Engl J Med. 2000 Jan 06; 342(1):37-40.

  31. Fisk DT, Saint S, Tierney LM. Clinical problem-solving. Back to the basics. N Engl J Med. 1999 Sep 02; 341(10):747-50.

  32. Saha S, Saint S, Tierney LM. Clinical problem-solving. A balancing act. N Engl J Med. 1999 Feb 04; 340(5):374-8.

  33. Saint S, Saha S, Tierney LM. Clinical problem-solving. A square peg in a round hole. N Engl J Med. 1998 Feb 05; 338(6):379-83.

  34. Salzmann P, Saint S, Tierney LM. Mad cow disease. An opportunity for preventive medicine? West J Med. 1997 Dec; 167(6):417-9.

  35. Tierney LM, Whooley MA, Saint S. Oxygen saturation: a fifth vital sign? West J Med. 1997 Apr; 166(4):285-6.

  36. Eisner MD, Amory J, Mullaney B, Tierney L, Browner WS. Necrotizing lymphadenitis associated with systemic lupus erythematosus. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 1996 Aug; 26(1):477-82.

  37. Pine DS, Tierney L. Clinical problem-solving. A stressful interaction. N Engl J Med. 1996 Jun 06; 334(23):1530-4.

  38. Saint S, Go AS, Frances C, Tierney LM. Case Records of the Massachusetts General Hospital--a home-court advantage? N Engl J Med. 1995 Sep 28; 333(13):883-4.

  39. Tierney MJ, Tierney LM. Nursing in Japan. Nurs Outlook. 1994 Sep-Oct; 42(5):210-3.

  40. Tierney LM. An experience in Japanese academic medicine. West J Med. 1994 Feb; 160(2):139-45.

  41. Chattha G, Arieff AI, Cummings C, Tierney LM. Lactic acidosis complicating the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Ann Intern Med. 1993 Jan 01; 118(1):37-9.

  42. Low RN, Wall SD, Jeffrey RB, Sollitto RA, Reilly LM, Tierney LM. Aortoenteric fistula and perigraft infection: evaluation with CT. Radiology. 1990 Apr; 175(1):157-62.

  43. Tierney LM. Iatrogenic illness. West J Med. 1989 Nov; 151(5):536-41.

  44. Wachter RM, Tierney LM. A hidden complication of heart disease. Hosp Pract (Off Ed). 1988 Nov 30; 23(11A):25-6, 28-9.

  45. Havlir D, Tierney LM. Biochemical and clinical aspects of amyloidosis. West J Med. 1987 Jul; 147(1):65-70.

  46. Gerstenberger PD, Pellegrini CA, Tierney LM. Barrett's ulcer of the esophagus. Previously unrecognized cause of acquired esophagorespiratory fistula. Am J Med. 1986 Oct; 81(4):713-7.

  47. Tierney LM. The clinical education of medical students: a perspective from internal medicine. J Med Educ. 1986 Sep; 61(9 Pt 2):59-65.

  48. Cummings S, Papadakis M, Melnick J, Gooding GA, Tierney LM. The predictive value of physical examinations for ascites. West J Med. 1985 May; 142(5):633-6.

  49. Tierney LM, Wall SD, Jacobs RA. Aortoesophageal fistula after perigraft abscess with characteristic CT findings. J Clin Gastroenterol. 1984 Dec; 6(6):535-7.

  50. Tierney LM, Schwartz RA. Erythema nodosum. Am Fam Physician. 1984 Oct; 30(4):227-32.

  51. Fitzgerald FT, Tierney LM, Wall SD. The comatose patient. A systematic diagnostic approach for you to follow. Postgrad Med. 1983 Jul; 74(1):207-15.

  52. Fitzgerald FT, Tierney LM. The bedside Sherlock Holmes. West J Med. 1982 Aug; 137(2):169-75.

  53. Tierney L. Drug fever. West J Med. 1978 Oct; 129(4):321-6.

  54. Tierney LM. Dermatomyositis. West J Med. 1976 Apr; 124(4):316-22.

  55. O'Neill TJ, Tierney LM, Proulx RJ. Heparin lock-induced alterations in the activated partial thromboplastin time. JAMA. 1974 Mar 18; 227(11):1297-8.

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