Donald D Sin

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alberta
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Outpatient antibiotic therapy and short term mortality in elderly patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    D D Sin
    Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Science Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Can Respir J 7:466-71. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Inhaled corticosteroids and survival in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: does the dose matter?
    D D Sin
    Dept of Medicine, Pulmonary Division, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Eur Respir J 21:260-6. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Why are patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at increased risk of cardiovascular diseases? The potential role of systemic inflammation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Don D Sin
    Department of Medicine, Pulmonary Division, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Circulation 107:1514-9. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Can universal access to health care eliminate health inequities between children of poor and nonpoor families?: A case study of childhood asthma in Alberta
    Don D Sin
    Department of Medicine, Pulmonary Division, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Chest 124:51-6. 2003
  5. pmc Impaired lung function and serum leptin in men and women with normal body weight: a population based study
    D D Sin
    Department of Medicine, Pulmonary Division, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Thorax 58:695-8. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Inhaled corticosteroids in the long-term management of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Don D Sin
    The Department of Medicine, Pulmonary Division, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Drugs Aging 20:867-80. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Contemporary management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: scientific review
    Don D Sin
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    JAMA 290:2301-12. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint The relationship between birth weight and childhood asthma: a population-based cohort study
    Don D Sin
    Pulmonary Division, The Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:60-4. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of inhaled corticosteroids for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease according to disease severity
    Donald D Sin
    Institute of Health Economics, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Am J Med 116:325-31. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint The risk of osteoporosis in Caucasian men and women with obstructive airways disease
    Don D Sin
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Med 114:10-4. 2003

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Outpatient antibiotic therapy and short term mortality in elderly patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    D D Sin
    Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Science Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Can Respir J 7:466-71. 2000
    ..To determine the association between outpatient use of oral antibiotics and 30-day all-cause mortality following hospitalization in a group of elderly chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint Inhaled corticosteroids and survival in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: does the dose matter?
    D D Sin
    Dept of Medicine, Pulmonary Division, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Eur Respir J 21:260-6. 2003
    ..Low- was inferior to medium- or high-dose therapy in protecting against mortality in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...
  3. ncbi request reprint Why are patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at increased risk of cardiovascular diseases? The potential role of systemic inflammation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Don D Sin
    Department of Medicine, Pulmonary Division, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Circulation 107:1514-9. 2003
    ..Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) increases the risk of cardiovascular disease 2- to 3-fold. The factors responsible for this association remain largely unknown...
  4. ncbi request reprint Can universal access to health care eliminate health inequities between children of poor and nonpoor families?: A case study of childhood asthma in Alberta
    Don D Sin
    Department of Medicine, Pulmonary Division, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Chest 124:51-6. 2003
    ..We sought to determine whether in a health-care system that provides free access to outpatient and hospital services, the disparities in the rates of emergency visits for asthma would be less apparent across the income gradient...
  5. pmc Impaired lung function and serum leptin in men and women with normal body weight: a population based study
    D D Sin
    Department of Medicine, Pulmonary Division, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Thorax 58:695-8. 2003
    ..Whether circulating factors are responsible for this association is unknown. A study was undertaken to determine whether leptin, a hormone that can promote atherothrombosis, is raised in individuals with impaired lung function...
  6. ncbi request reprint Inhaled corticosteroids in the long-term management of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Don D Sin
    The Department of Medicine, Pulmonary Division, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Drugs Aging 20:867-80. 2003
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Contemporary management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: scientific review
    Don D Sin
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    JAMA 290:2301-12. 2003
    ..The care of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has changed radically over the past 2 decades, and novel therapies can not only improve the health status of patients with COPD but also modify its natural course...
  8. ncbi request reprint The relationship between birth weight and childhood asthma: a population-based cohort study
    Don D Sin
    Pulmonary Division, The Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:60-4. 2004
    ..Because obesity promotes inflammation and imposes mechanical constraints to the airways, a high birth weight may be a risk factor for asthma in childhood. However, to our knowledge, few studies have examined this potential relationship...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of inhaled corticosteroids for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease according to disease severity
    Donald D Sin
    Institute of Health Economics, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Am J Med 116:325-31. 2004
    ..Inhaled corticosteroids reduce exacerbations in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), but their cost-effectiveness is not known...
  10. ncbi request reprint The risk of osteoporosis in Caucasian men and women with obstructive airways disease
    Don D Sin
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Med 114:10-4. 2003
    ..Because patients with obstructive airways disease may be susceptible to osteoporosis, we sought to determine the association between airflow obstruction and osteoporosis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Can continuous positive airway pressure therapy improve the general health status of patients with obstructive sleep apnea?: a clinical effectiveness study
    Don D Sin
    Departments of Pulmonary Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Chest 122:1679-85. 2002
    ..To determine the short-term and long-term impacts of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy on health-related quality of life (HRQL) in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Underuse of inhaled steroid therapy in elderly patients with asthma
    D D Sin
    Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Science Center, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Chest 119:720-5. 2001
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Do area-based markers of poverty accurately measure personal poverty?
    D D Sin
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
    Can J Public Health 92:184-7. 2001
    ..26 to 1.27) and 2.01 (99% CI, 2.01 to 2.02), respectively. The use of postal codes as the only marker to identify people with low SES may result in substantial misclassification of personal poverty, particularly in non-metropolitan areas...
  14. ncbi request reprint Inhaled corticosteroids and the risk of mortality and readmission in elderly patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    D D Sin
    The Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences and The Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Science Center, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 164:580-4. 2001
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  15. ncbi request reprint Long-term compliance rates to continuous positive airway pressure in obstructive sleep apnea: a population-based study
    Don D Sin
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Chest 121:430-5. 2002
    ..To determine long-term compliance rates to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy in patients with obstructive sleep apnea enrolled in a comprehensive CPAP program in the community...
  16. ncbi request reprint The impact of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on work loss in the United States
    Don D Sin
    Department of Medicine Pulmonary Division, Institute of Health Economics, 2E4 29 Walter C Mackenzie Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2B7 Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 165:704-7. 2002
    ..These data suggest that COPD has a considerable adverse impact on work force participation. Based on these data, we estimate that, in 1994, COPD was responsible for work loss of approximately $9.9 billion in the U.S...
  17. ncbi request reprint Asthma and COPD among aboriginals in Alberta, Canada
    Don D Sin
    Department of Medicine, Pulmonary Division, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Chest 121:1841-6. 2002
    ..Although there is a greater prevalence of smoking, poor housing, and overcrowding in aboriginal than nonaboriginal communities, the rates of office and emergency visits for asthma and COPD among aboriginals are not well known...
  18. ncbi request reprint Obesity is a risk factor for dyspnea but not for airflow obstruction
    Don D Sin
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada T6G 2B7
    Arch Intern Med 162:1477-81. 2002
    ..However, since obesity can cause dyspnea through mechanisms other than airflow obstruction, diagnostic misclassification of asthma could partially account for this association...
  19. ncbi request reprint Low-dose inhaled corticosteroid therapy and risk of emergency department visits for asthma
    Don D Sin
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2B7
    Arch Intern Med 162:1591-5. 2002
    ..While the use of inhaled corticosteroids has been demonstrated to improve asthma symptoms and lung function, it is not clear whether their use after discharge from the ED reduces asthma relapse rates...
  20. pmc Sex differences in severe pulmonary emphysema
    Fernando J Martinez
    University of Michigan, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0360, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 176:243-52. 2007
    ..Limited data on sex differences in advanced COPD are available...