M S Blaiss

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in allergic rhinitis
    M S Blaiss
    Division of Clinical Immunology, University of Tennessee, Memphis, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 83:449-54. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Outcomes in pediatric asthma
    Michael S Blaiss
    Allergy and Asthma Care, 7205 Wolf River Boulevard, Germantown, TN 38138, USA
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 5:431-6. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Management of rhinitis and asthma in pregnancy
    Michael S Blaiss
    University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Medicine, South Memphis, Tennessee 38018, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 90:16-22. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Measuring outcomes in pediatric asthma
    M S Blaiss
    Division of Clinical Immunology/Allergy University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 22:63-5. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Complementary/alternative medicine in the treatment of asthma
    D M Graham
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Tennessee, Memphis 38103, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 85:438-47; quiz 447-9. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Efficacy, safety, and patient preference of inhaled nasal corticosteroids: a review of pertinent published data
    M S Blaiss
    Department of Pediatrics and Medicine, University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 22:S5-10. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic therapy for the treatment of asthma in children
    L Waikart
    Department of Clinical Allergy and Immunology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA
    Minerva Pediatr 56:457-67. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Asthma disease management: a critical analysis
    Michael S Blaiss
    College of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 95:S10-6. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint What are the best estimates of pediatric asthma control?
    Radha K Gandhi
    Department of Clinical Allergy and Immunology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 6:106-12. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Allergic fungal sinusitis in children
    Jenny M Campbell
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 96:286-90. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in allergic rhinitis
    M S Blaiss
    Division of Clinical Immunology, University of Tennessee, Memphis, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 83:449-54. 1999
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  2. ncbi request reprint Outcomes in pediatric asthma
    Michael S Blaiss
    Allergy and Asthma Care, 7205 Wolf River Boulevard, Germantown, TN 38138, USA
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 5:431-6. 2005
    ..This article provides information regarding the different components of outcomes in pediatric asthma and how one can use outcomes to improve asthma control for the child...
  3. ncbi request reprint Management of rhinitis and asthma in pregnancy
    Michael S Blaiss
    University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Medicine, South Memphis, Tennessee 38018, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 90:16-22. 2003
    ..To objectively critique recent available data on the proper management of allergy and asthma during pregnancy, with an emphasis on understanding the risk and benefit of medications used during pregnancy for these disorders...
  4. ncbi request reprint Measuring outcomes in pediatric asthma
    M S Blaiss
    Division of Clinical Immunology/Allergy University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 22:63-5. 2001
    ..Finally, economic outcomes should be considered, which include direct costs, such as physician and medication costs, and indirect costs, such as missing school or the parents missing work due to their child's asthma...
  5. ncbi request reprint Complementary/alternative medicine in the treatment of asthma
    D M Graham
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Tennessee, Memphis 38103, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 85:438-47; quiz 447-9. 2000
    ..The reader will also learn about views of other physicians on CAM and how this topic is being addressed in US medical schools...
  6. ncbi request reprint Efficacy, safety, and patient preference of inhaled nasal corticosteroids: a review of pertinent published data
    M S Blaiss
    Department of Pediatrics and Medicine, University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 22:S5-10. 2001
    ..Now, the challenge is to implement more studies that show the reliability and consistency of instruments used to assess patient preference...
  7. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic therapy for the treatment of asthma in children
    L Waikart
    Department of Clinical Allergy and Immunology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA
    Minerva Pediatr 56:457-67. 2004
    ..This article reviews many of these medications, their actions, side effects, relative efficacy, and their indications for pediatric asthma treatment...
  8. ncbi request reprint Asthma disease management: a critical analysis
    Michael S Blaiss
    College of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 95:S10-6. 2005
    ..To examine how effective a number of asthma disease management (DM) programs have been and whether they have been shown to improve patient outcomes cost-effectively...
  9. ncbi request reprint What are the best estimates of pediatric asthma control?
    Radha K Gandhi
    Department of Clinical Allergy and Immunology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 6:106-12. 2006
    ..To evaluate asthma outcome measures in the face of the variable nature of asthma. The outcome measures are divided into objective and subjective clinical measures, humanistic measures such as quality of life, and costs of asthma control...
  10. ncbi request reprint Allergic fungal sinusitis in children
    Jenny M Campbell
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 96:286-90. 2006
    ..Allergic fungal sinusitis (AFS) has been characterized in adults presenting with chronic sinusitis. Rare reports allude to a similar disease in children...
  11. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and pathophysiology of immunoglobulin E-mediated asthma
    Michael S Blaiss
    Department of Pediatrics and Medicine, University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 26:423-7. 2005
    ..Our increasing knowledge of the underlying role of IgE in the asthmatic patient should pave the way for better treatments for this population of sufferers...
  12. ncbi request reprint Selecting the optimal oral antihistamine for patients with allergic rhinitis
    Jeffrey M Lehman
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Clinical Allergy and Immunology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Drugs 66:2309-19. 2006
    ..In addition to the clinical efficacy, potential for improvement in QOL with a particular treatment should also be considered...
  13. ncbi request reprint Safety considerations of intranasal corticosteroids for the treatment of allergic rhinitis
    Michael S Blaiss
    Department of Pediatrics and Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 28:145-52. 2007
    ..This review evaluates the overall safety of INS in AR and the importance of systemic safety considerations of INS, particularly when coadministered with ICS...
  14. ncbi request reprint Allergic rhinoconjunctivitis: burden of disease
    Michael S Blaiss
    Department of Pediatrics and Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 28:393-7. 2007
    ..Proper treatment of AR patients should not only greatly improve their quality of life, but also bring down health care costs, especially indirect ones, associated with this condition...
  15. ncbi request reprint Part II: Inhaler technique and adherence to therapy
    Michael S Blaiss
    University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Medicine, Memphis, TN, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:S13-20. 2007
    ..Consequently, effective education regarding the benefits of treatment and the risks of nonadherence is critical to enhancing patient adherence, self-care skills, and, potentially, asthma control...
  16. doi request reprint Evolving paradigm in the management of allergic rhinitis-associated ocular symptoms: role of intranasal corticosteroids
    Michael S Blaiss
    University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Germantown, TN 38138, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 24:821-36. 2008
    ..Treatment of the patient with ocular allergy symptoms should take into account a variety of factors, including severity of symptoms, convenience/compliance issues, and patient preferences...
  17. ncbi request reprint Rhinitis-asthma connection: epidemiologic and pathophysiologic basis
    Michael S Blaiss
    University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences, College of Medicine, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 26:35-40. 2005
    ..It is important for the clinician to understand the connection between these disorders so that all patients with rhinitis are evaluated for lower airways disease, and all patients with asthma be screened for upper airways conditions...
  18. ncbi request reprint Management of asthma during pregnancy
    Michael S Blaiss
    Department of Pediatrics and Medicine, University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences, College of Medicine, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 25:375-9. 2004
    ..Other agents such as salmeterol, leukotriene modifiers, newer inhaled corticosteroids, and omalizumab may be considered in women who showed a good response to these agents before pregnancy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of H1-antihistamines
    Michael S Blaiss
    University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences, College of Medicine, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Clin Allergy Immunol 17:319-36. 2002
    ..Cost-effective analyses among H1-antagonists in other allergic diseases, such as atopic dermatitis, urticaria and angioedema, and asthma, are lacking at this time...
  20. ncbi request reprint Medical and economic dimensions linking allergic rhinitis and asthma
    Michael S Blaiss
    Departments of Pediatrics and Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 23:223-7. 2002
    ..For physicians caring for these patients, an understanding of the relationship of these conditions and the magnitude of health care costs is paramount in proper treatment...
  21. ncbi request reprint Inhaled steroids and asthma
    Michael S Blaiss
    Pediatrics 110:1030-1; author reply 1030-1. 2002
  22. ncbi request reprint Pediatric asthma disease management programs--do they work?
    Michael S Blaiss
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 90:282-3. 2003
  23. ncbi request reprint Important aspects in management of allergic rhinitis: compliance, cost, and quality of life
    Michael S Blaiss
    University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Medicine, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 24:231-8. 2003
    ..Physicians should consider compliance, cost, and quality of life issues in each and every patient with allergic rhinitis...
  24. ncbi request reprint What can we do NOW?
    Michael S Blaiss
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 4:111-2. 2004
  25. ncbi request reprint Managing asthma during pregnancy. The whys and hows of aggressive control
    Michael S Blaiss
    University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Medicine, Memphis, USA
    Postgrad Med 115:55-8, 61-4. 2004
    ..In this article, Dr Blaiss discusses the foundations for management of asthma during pregnancy: environmental control, pharmacotherapy, and allergen immunotherapy...
  26. ncbi request reprint The utility of the Health Plan Employer Data and Information Set (HEDIS) asthma measure to predict asthma-related outcomes
    William E Berger
    American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, Mission Viejo, California, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 93:538-45. 2004
    ..The Health Plan Employer Data and Information Set (HEDIS) measures are used extensively to measure quality of care...
  27. ncbi request reprint Are inhaled corticosteroids safe in pregnancy?
    Michael S Blaiss
    University of Tennessee, Health Science Center, College of Medicine, Memphis, USA
    Postgrad Med 116:57. 2004
  28. ncbi request reprint Allergic rhinitis and impairment issues in schoolchildren: a consensus report
    Michael S Blaiss
    University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Germantown, TN 38138, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 20:1937-52. 2004
    ..CONCLUSION: Existing data indicate that further studies using objective measures of impairment in children taking antihistamine medications should be conducted to evaluate the impact of disease and treatment...
  29. doi request reprint Pediatric allergic rhinitis: physical and mental complications
    Michael S Blaiss
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 29:1-6. 2008
    ..It is important for the clinician to take AR in the child seriously to prevent or control complications that can have a detrimental effect on the child...