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Amy Blevins

This is a liaison librarian bio page for Amy Blevins.



  • Inman M, Blevins AE, Ketterman E, Young KL. Now Tell Us What You Want: Information-Seeking Habits of Health Sciences Faculty. Med Ref Serv Q. 2019;38(2):131-42.
  • Livorsi DJ, Chorazy ML, Schweizer ML, Balkenende EC, Blevins AE, et al. A systematic review of the epidemiology of carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae in the United States. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2018;7:55.
  • Khera R, CarlLee S, Blevins A, Schweizer M, Girotra S. Early coronary angiography and survival after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Open Heart. 2018;5(2):e000809.
  • Hasley I, Gao Y, Blevins AE, Miller BJ. The significance of a "close" margin in extremity sarcoma: A systematic review. Iowa Orthop J. 2018;38:123-130.
  • Blevins A, Harris R, Kiscaden E. Chapter 3: Skilling Up. In Norton MJ, Rupp N eds. Transforming Medical Library Staff for the 21st Century. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers; 2017: 29-42.
  • Blevins AE, Kiscaden E, Bengtson J. Courting Apocalypse: Creating a Zombie-Themed Evidence-Based Medicine Game. Med Ref Serv Q. 2017;36(4):313-322.
  • Chiang HY, Perencevich EN, Nair R, Nelson RE, Samore M, Khader K, Chorazy ML, Herwaldt L, Blevins A, Ward MA, Schweizer M. Incidence and outcomes associated with infections caused by vancomycin-resistant enterococci in the United States: Systematic literature review and meta-analysis. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Feb; 38(2):203-215.
  • Eberlein M, Reed RM, Chahla M, Balukbas S, Blevins A, et al. Lobar lung transplantation from deceased donors: A systematic review. World J Transplant. 2017;7(1):70-80.
  • Jain S, Khera R, Girotra S, Badesch D, Wang Z, Murad MH, Blevins A, et al. Comparative Effectiveness of Pharmacologic Interventions for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analysis. Chest. 2017;151(1):90-105.
  • Krutsinger D, Pezzulo A, Blevins AE, Reed RM, Voigt MD, Eberlein M. Idiopathic hyperammonemia after solid organ transplantation: Primarily a lung problem? A single-center experience and systematic review. Clin Transplant. 2017;31(5).
  • McDanel J, Schweizer M, Crabb V, Nelson R, Samore M, Khader K, Blevins AE, et al. Incidence of Extended-Spectrum beta-Lactamase (ESBL)-Producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella Infections in the United States: A Systematic Literature Review. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017;38(10):1209-1215.
  • Blevins A, Kavanagh Webb K, Andresen C, Inman MB. Current and future trends for supporting online and distance education. In Coghill JG, Russell RG eds. Developing Librarian Competencies for the Digital Age. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield; 2016: 99-114.
  • Nair R, Perencevich EN, Blevins AE, Goto M, Nelson RE, Schweizer ML. Clinical Effectiveness of Mupirocin for Preventing Staphylococcus aureus Infections in Nonsurgical Settings: A Meta-analysis. Clin Infect Dis. 2016;62(5):618-630.
  • Blevins AE, Deberg J, Kiscaden E. Assessment of service desk quality at an academic health science library. Med Ref Serv Q. 2016: 35(3), 285-293.
  • Nelson RE, Schweizer ML, Perencevich EN, Nelson SD, Khader K, Chiang HY, Chorazy ML, Blevins A, et al. Costs and Mortality Associated With Multidrug-Resistant Healthcare-Associated Acinetobacter Infections. Infec. Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016:1-7.
  • Krutsinger D, Reed RM, Blevins A, Puri V, De Oliveira NC, Zych B, Bolukbas S, Raemdonck DV, Snell GI, Eberlein M. Lung transplantation from donation after cardiocirculatory death: A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2015: 34(5):675-684.
  • Abrams TE, Blevins A, Weg MW. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and posttraumatic stress disorder: Current perspectives. Int J Chron Obstrut Pulmon Dis. 2015: eCollection 2015.
  • Blevins A, Inman M. Curriculum-Based Library Instruction: From Cultivating Faculty Relationships to Assessment. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield; 2014.
  • Blevins A. Creating a curriculum based library instruction plan for medical students. In: Blevins A, Inman M, eds. Curriculum-Based Library Instruction: From Cultivating Faculty Relationships to Assessment. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield; 2014:149-157.
  • Blevins AE, Deberg J, Childs C. Developing a best practices plan for tutorials in a multi-library system. Med Ref Serv Q. 2014;33(3):253-263.
  • Blevins AE, Inman MB. Integrating health sciences library resources into course management systems. Med Ref Serv Q. 2014;33(4):357-366.
  • Chiang HY, Herwaldt LA, Blevins AE, Cho E, Schweizer ML. Effectiveness of local vancomycin powder to decrease surgical site infections: a meta-analysis. Spine J. 2014;14(3):397-407.
  • Karrowni W, Makki N, Dhaliwal AS, Vyas A, Blevins A, et al. Single versus double stenting for unprotected left main coronary artery bifurcation lesions: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Invasive Cardiol. 2014;26(6):229-233.
  • Vyas A, El Accaoui R, Blevins A, Karrowni W. Outcome comparison of 600 mg versus 300 mg loading dose of clopidogrel for patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction: a meta-analysis. Postgrad Med. 2014;126(5):176-186.
  • Schweizer ML, Reisinger HS, Ohl M, Blevins A, Ward MA, Perencevich EN. (2014). Searching for an optimal hand hygiene bundle: A meta-analysis. Clin Infect Dis, 58(2): 248-259.
  • Karrowni W, Vyas A, Giacomino B, Schweizer M, Blevins A, Girotra S, Horwitz PA. (2013). Radial versus femoral access for primary percutaneous interventions in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction patients: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 6 (8): 814-823. 
  • Blevins A, Besaw M. Reflecting on quiz placement in online tutorials: Creating a more active learning experience. Med Ref Serv Q. 2011: 30(3), 316-324.
  • Frye R, Bailey J, Blevins AE. Which treatments provide the most relief for pharyngitis pain? J of Fam Prac, 2011: 60(5), 293-294.
  • Crozier M, Blevins A, McMillan S, & Hudson S.The role of an embedded librarian in substance abuse counseling courses: A pilot study. Rehab Counsel and Ed J. 2009: 3(2), 64-70.
  • Merok JR, Guthmann R, Blevins A. What are the indications for implanted nerve stimulators for low back pain. J Fam Prac. 2009: 58(11), 605-606.
  • Osayande A, Watson R, Kolasa K, Blevins A. How should you manage an overweight breastfed infant? J Fam Prac. 2009: 58(6), 331a-331b.
  • Blevins A, Elton CW. An evaluation of three tutorial-creating software programs: Camtasia, PowerPoint, and MediaSite. J Elect Res Med Lib. 2009: 6(1), 1-7.


  • Blevins A. Electronic resources reviews: EBSCOhost mobile app for iPhone. JMLA. 2012: 100(4): 326-327.