Anita Kozyrskyj

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Affiliation: University of Manitoba
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic treatment of wheezing in children with asthma: what is the practice?
    Anita L Kozyrskyj
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Pediatrics 117:e1104-10. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Increased risk of childhood asthma from antibiotic use in early life
    Anita L Kozyrskyj
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3T 2N2
    Chest 131:1753-9. 2007
  3. pmc Income-based drug benefit policy: impact on receipt of inhaled corticosteroid prescriptions by Manitoba children with asthma
    A L Kozyrskyj
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Man
    CMAJ 165:897-902. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Continued exposure to maternal distress in early life is associated with an increased risk of childhood asthma
    Anita L Kozyrskyj
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Community Health Sciences, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 177:142-7. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Characterizing early prescribers of newly marketed drugs in Canada: a population-based study
    Anita Kozyrskyj
    Faculty of Pharmacy and Medicine, Department of Community Health Sciences and Pediatrics and Child Health, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, University of Manitoba, 210 Pharmacy Bldg, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 63:597-604. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Use of celecoxib immediately post marketing in Canada: acute or chronic pain?
    Anita L Kozyrskyj
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Manitoba, Canada
    Can J Clin Pharmacol 14:e70-80. 2007
  7. pmc Evidence-based prescribing of antibiotics for children: role of socioeconomic status and physician characteristics
    Anita L Kozyrskyj
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
    CMAJ 171:139-45. 2004
  8. pmc Decrease in antibiotic use among children in the 1990s: not all antibiotics, not all children
    Anita L Kozyrskyj
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
    CMAJ 171:133-8. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Identifying children with persistent asthma from health care administrative records
    Anita L Kozyrskyj
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
    Can Respir J 11:141-5. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status, drug insurance benefits, and new prescriptions for inhaled corticosteroids in schoolchildren with asthma
    A L Kozyrskyj
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, S101 750 Bannatyne Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 0W3, Canada
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 155:1219-24. 2001

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  1. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic treatment of wheezing in children with asthma: what is the practice?
    Anita L Kozyrskyj
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Pediatrics 117:e1104-10. 2006
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate trends and determinants of antibiotic use in children with wheezing during the fiscal years 1995 through 2001...
  2. ncbi request reprint Increased risk of childhood asthma from antibiotic use in early life
    Anita L Kozyrskyj
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3T 2N2
    Chest 131:1753-9. 2007
    ....
  3. pmc Income-based drug benefit policy: impact on receipt of inhaled corticosteroid prescriptions by Manitoba children with asthma
    A L Kozyrskyj
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Man
    CMAJ 165:897-902. 2001
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Continued exposure to maternal distress in early life is associated with an increased risk of childhood asthma
    Anita L Kozyrskyj
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Community Health Sciences, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 177:142-7. 2008
    ..Evidence is emerging that exposure to maternal distress in early life plays a causal role in the development of childhood asthma...
  5. ncbi request reprint Characterizing early prescribers of newly marketed drugs in Canada: a population-based study
    Anita Kozyrskyj
    Faculty of Pharmacy and Medicine, Department of Community Health Sciences and Pediatrics and Child Health, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, University of Manitoba, 210 Pharmacy Bldg, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 63:597-604. 2007
    ..This study was undertaken to determine if early prescribers and users of newly marketed drugs had different sociodemographic and professional characteristics as compared to majority and late users and prescribers...
  6. ncbi request reprint Use of celecoxib immediately post marketing in Canada: acute or chronic pain?
    Anita L Kozyrskyj
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Manitoba, Canada
    Can J Clin Pharmacol 14:e70-80. 2007
    ....
  7. pmc Evidence-based prescribing of antibiotics for children: role of socioeconomic status and physician characteristics
    Anita L Kozyrskyj
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
    CMAJ 171:139-45. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to determine child, household and physician factors predictive of nonadherence to evidence-based antibiotic prescribing in children...
  8. pmc Decrease in antibiotic use among children in the 1990s: not all antibiotics, not all children
    Anita L Kozyrskyj
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
    CMAJ 171:133-8. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to determine trends in the use of antibiotics from fiscal year (FY) 1995 (April 1995 to March 1996) to FY 2001 in a complete population of Manitoba children...
  9. ncbi request reprint Identifying children with persistent asthma from health care administrative records
    Anita L Kozyrskyj
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
    Can Respir J 11:141-5. 2004
    ..Investigation into the origins of asthma is contingent on definitions of asthma, which can differentiate asthma from transient wheezing syndromes in children...
  10. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status, drug insurance benefits, and new prescriptions for inhaled corticosteroids in schoolchildren with asthma
    A L Kozyrskyj
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, S101 750 Bannatyne Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 0W3, Canada
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 155:1219-24. 2001
    ..Low-income children with asthma are less likely to receive inhaled corticosteroid prescriptions that can prevent asthma morbidity...
  11. ncbi request reprint Childhood wheezing syndromes and healthcare data
    Anita L Kozyrskyj
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Pediatr Pulmonol 36:131-6. 2003
    ..Healthcare administrative records can be used to describe the natural history of wheezing in children and to identify markers which may discriminate asthma from other syndromes...
  12. ncbi request reprint Assessing health status in Manitoba children: acute and chronic conditions
    Anita L Kozyrskyj
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
    Can J Public Health 93:S44-9. 2002
    ..Our objective was to report the regional distribution of physical morbidity among children in Manitoba...
  13. ncbi request reprint The virtual classroom: a summary of child health indicators
    Patricia J Martens
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
    Can J Public Health 93:S77-80. 2002
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  14. ncbi request reprint Inhaled corticosteroids in childhood asthma: Income differences in use
    Anita L Kozyrskyj
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Pediatr Pulmonol 36:241-7. 2003
    ..In conclusion, a socioeconomic gradient in the use of inhaled corticosteroids prescriptions can be found among children with universal access to healthcare and drug insurance...
  15. ncbi request reprint Transient tachypnea of the newborn may be an early clinical manifestation of wheezing symptoms
    Joel J Liem
    Section of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Pediatr 151:29-33. 2007
    ..To determine risk factors associated with transient tachypnea of the newborn (TTN) and whether TTN is associated with development of wheezing syndromes in early life...
  16. doi request reprint Utilization and costs of antipsychotic agents: a Canadian population-based study, 1996-2006
    Silvia Alessi-Severini
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Manitoba, Fort Garry Campus, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Psychiatr Serv 59:547-53. 2008
    ..This study evaluated the prescribing patterns and costs for antipsychotic agents in the population of the Canadian province of Manitoba over the past decade...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prescription medications in Manitoba children: are there regional differences?
    Anita L Kozyrskyj
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
    Can J Public Health 93:S63-9. 2002
    ..We undertook an evaluation of regional differences in prescription drug use by Manitoba children...
  18. doi request reprint Lower cortisol levels in children with asthma exposed to recurrent maternal distress from birth
    Lisa C Dreger
    Department of Psychology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 125:116-22. 2010
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Community resources and determinants of the future health of Manitobans
    Anita L Kozyrskyj
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
    Can J Public Health 93:S70-6. 2002
    ..The objectives of this research were to describe the regional distribution of childhood determinants of adult health, such as school achievement, and the environments which contribute to their development...
  20. ncbi request reprint Development of a drug treatment-based severity measure in childhood asthma
    Anita L Kozyrskyj
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Faculty of Medicine, Winnipeg, Canada
    J Asthma 39:421-8. 2002
    ..These findings show that a drug treatment-based severity measure in childhood asthma, which can be applied to prescription data, has good reliability and validity, and is responsive to changes in asthma severity over time...
  21. doi request reprint Diagnosing asthma in children: what is the role for methacholine bronchoprovocation testing?
    Joel J Liem
    Section of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Manitoba Institute of Child Health, University of Manitoba, Manitoba, Canada
    Pediatr Pulmonol 43:481-9. 2008
    ..To determine whether measurement of airways responsiveness to methacholine can help physicians diagnose asthma in children...
  22. ncbi request reprint Using a population-based health information system to study child health
    Marni Brownell
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
    Can J Public Health 93:S9-14. 2002
    ..This paper describes the population-based analyses of measures of child health status used throughout this supplement...
  23. ncbi request reprint Trends in psychostimulant and antidepressant use by children in 2 Canadian provinces
    Brendon Mitchell
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba
    Can J Psychiatry 53:152-9. 2008
    ..We used population-based administrative prescription medication data to examine regional differences in psychostimulant and antidepressant (AD) use among children from 2 Canadian provinces: British Columbia (BC) and Manitoba (MB)...
  24. pmc Effect of regulatory warnings on antidepressant prescription rates, use of health services and outcomes among children, adolescents and young adults
    Laurence Y Katz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Man
    CMAJ 178:1005-11. 2008
    ..We sought to determine whether the Health Canada warning had the desired effects on prescribing patterns and outcomes and whether it had any unintended health consequences...
  25. ncbi request reprint The burden of seizures in Manitoba children: a population-based study
    Anita L Kozyrskyj
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Winnipeg, MB Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 31:48-52. 2004
    ..We undertook an assessment of the prevalence of seizure disorders in a population of children on the basis of health care utilization records...
  26. pmc Asthma is not enough: continuation of smoking among parents with an asthmatic child
    Joel J Liem
    Section of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba
    Can Respir J 14:349-53. 2007
    ..Ideally, on diagnosis of asthma in a child, parents are counselled to decrease environmental tobacco smoke exposure to their children...
  27. ncbi request reprint The relationship of breast-feeding, overweight, and asthma in preadolescents
    Xiao Mei Mai
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 120:551-6. 2007
    ..Breast-feeding is suggested to be associated with overweight or asthma in children. Overweight and asthma may share common environmental influences of which breast-feeding may be one...
  28. ncbi request reprint Epigenetic regulation of established human type 1 versus type 2 cytokine responses
    Ruey Chyi Su
    Canadian Institute for Health Research, National Training Program in Allergy and Asthma Research, Department of Immunology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:57-63.e3. 2008
    ..Multiple biologic factors influence maintenance of immunologic responsiveness. Here, we studied whether epigenetics has a regulatory function in maintaining pre-established T(H)1-like and T(H)2-like immunity in human beings...
  29. doi request reprint Delay in diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus vaccination is associated with a reduced risk of childhood asthma
    Kara L McDonald
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:626-31. 2008
    ..Early childhood immunizations have been viewed as promoters of asthma development by stimulating a T(H)2-type immune response or decreasing microbial pressure, which shifts the balance between T(H)1 and T(H)2 immunity...
  30. doi request reprint Normalization strategies of children with asthma
    Jennifer L P Protudjer
    Department of Applied Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Qual Health Res 19:94-104. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that aspects of other researchers' work regarding normalization efforts of children with various chronic diseases also apply in a chronic condition that is less obvious...
  31. ncbi request reprint A population-based analysis of statin utilization in British Columbia
    Colette B Raymond
    University of Manitoba, Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Services Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Clin Ther 29:2107-19. 2007
    ..The purpose of this research was to measure prevalent and incident statin use in the population of British Columbia from 1996 to 2004 across specific patient characteristics (sociodemographic and clinical)...
  32. ncbi request reprint The risk of developing food allergy in premature or low-birth-weight children
    Joel J Liem
    Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 119:1203-9. 2007
    ..Premature or low-birth-weight children have increased gut permeability compared with term or normal-birth-weight children...
  33. pmc TLR4 Asp299Gly and Thr399Ile polymorphisms: no impact on human immune responsiveness to LPS or respiratory syncytial virus
    Renée N Douville
    CIHR National Training Program in Allergy and Asthma Research, Department of Immunology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    PLoS ONE 5:e12087. 2010
    ..Here we determine the importance of these polymorphisms in modulating LPS and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)--driven cytokine responses. We focus on both healthy children and those with clinically relevant respiratory dysfunction...
  34. ncbi request reprint Disease, temporal and sociodemographic influences on initial treatment of community-acquired pneumonia in Manitoba, Canada
    Anita G Carrie
    Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 3118 Dentistry Pharmacy Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2N8
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 28:95-100. 2006
    ..87). Among outpatients, restricted antibiotics were widely received and differences in use by income were modest...
  35. ncbi request reprint Outpatient treatment of community-acquired pneumonia: evolving trends and a focus on fluoroquinolones
    Anita G Carrie
    Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
    Can J Clin Pharmacol 13:e102-11. 2006
    ..Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is commonly treated on an outpatient basis, and recent treatment guidelines suggest only a limited role for fluoroquinolones...
  36. doi request reprint Genetic variation in immune signaling genes differentially expressed in asthmatic lung tissues
    Karine Tremblay
    Hopital Laval, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 122:529-36.e17. 2008
    ..Eight genes in the immune signaling pathway shown to be differentially expressed in asthmatic lung biopsy specimens in a previous microarray experiment were selected as candidate genes for asthma susceptibility...
  37. ncbi request reprint Association of urokinase-type plasminogen activator with asthma and atopy
    Philippe Bégin
    University of Montreal Community Genomic Medicine Centre, Chicoutimi University Hospital, Saguenay, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 175:1109-16. 2007
    ..This region has demonstrated evidence for linkage in a genome scan for asthma in a sample from northeastern Quebec. Here, we hypothesized that uPA may function as a regulator of asthma susceptibility...