Paul Enright

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint How to make sure your spirometry tests are of good quality
    Paul L Enright
    University of Arizona, AHSC 2342, PO Box 245030, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, Tucson AZ 85724 3030, USA
    Respir Care 48:773-6. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint The six-minute walk test
    Paul L Enright
    University of Arizona, AHSC 2342, PO Box 245030, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, Tucson AZ 85724 3030, USA
    Respir Care 48:783-5. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Spirometry should be measured in the offices of general practitioners
    Paul Enright
    The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Chron Respir Dis 2:109-11. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Underdiagnosis and undertreatment of asthma in the elderly. Cardiovascular Health Study Research Group
    P L Enright
    University of Arizona, Tucson 85724, USA
    Chest 116:603-13. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Strategies for screening for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Paul L Enright
    Department of Medicine, The University ot Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Respir Care 48:1194-201; discussion 1201-3. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Repeatability of spirometry in 18,000 adult patients
    Paul L Enright
    Department of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85718, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 169:235-8. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Assessing the airways
    P Enright
    College of Public Health, University of Arizona, USA
    Chron Respir Dis 5:115-9. 2008
  8. doi request reprint The use and abuse of office spirometry
    Paul Enright
    The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Prim Care Respir J 17:238-42. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Quality of spirometry test performance in children and adolescents : experience in a large field study
    P L Enright
    University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Chest 118:665-71. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Controversies in the use of spirometry for early recognition and diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in cigarette smokers
    P L Enright
    Department of Medicine, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Clin Chest Med 21:645-52. 2000

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Publications42

  1. ncbi request reprint How to make sure your spirometry tests are of good quality
    Paul L Enright
    University of Arizona, AHSC 2342, PO Box 245030, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, Tucson AZ 85724 3030, USA
    Respir Care 48:773-6. 2003
    ..Implement a centralized spirometry quality assurance program. Test your spirometers daily. Be cautious in making corrections for body-temperature-and-pressure-saturated...
  2. ncbi request reprint The six-minute walk test
    Paul L Enright
    University of Arizona, AHSC 2342, PO Box 245030, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, Tucson AZ 85724 3030, USA
    Respir Care 48:783-5. 2003
    ..If the 6MWD is low, thoroughly search for the cause(s) of the impairment. Better 6MWD reference equations will be published in the future, so be sure you are using the best available reference equations...
  3. ncbi request reprint Spirometry should be measured in the offices of general practitioners
    Paul Enright
    The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Chron Respir Dis 2:109-11. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Underdiagnosis and undertreatment of asthma in the elderly. Cardiovascular Health Study Research Group
    P L Enright
    University of Arizona, Tucson 85724, USA
    Chest 116:603-13. 1999
    ..To describe the clinical correlates of asthma in a community-based sample of elderly persons...
  5. ncbi request reprint Strategies for screening for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Paul L Enright
    Department of Medicine, The University ot Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Respir Care 48:1194-201; discussion 1201-3. 2003
    ..Respiratory therapists and pulmonary function technologists can help primary care practitioners select good office spirometers for identifying chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and teach staff how to use spirometers correctly...
  6. ncbi request reprint Repeatability of spirometry in 18,000 adult patients
    Paul L Enright
    Department of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85718, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 169:235-8. 2004
    ..The current American Thoracic Society repeatability goal of 200 ml for FEV1 and FVC may be too lenient...
  7. doi request reprint Assessing the airways
    P Enright
    College of Public Health, University of Arizona, USA
    Chron Respir Dis 5:115-9. 2008
    ..However, peak flow may be helpful to rule out moderate to severe airway obstruction and for home monitoring in some patients with asthma...
  8. doi request reprint The use and abuse of office spirometry
    Paul Enright
    The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Prim Care Respir J 17:238-42. 2008
    ..More studies are needed to show that GPs use spirometry results systematically to make decisions which truly benefit their patients with asthma or COPD...
  9. ncbi request reprint Quality of spirometry test performance in children and adolescents : experience in a large field study
    P L Enright
    University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Chest 118:665-71. 2000
    ..To determine the ability of children and adolescents to meet the American Thoracic Society (ATS) goals for spirometry quality that were based on results from adults...
  10. ncbi request reprint Controversies in the use of spirometry for early recognition and diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in cigarette smokers
    P L Enright
    Department of Medicine, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Clin Chest Med 21:645-52. 2000
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  11. ncbi request reprint The FEV1/FEV6 predicts lung function decline in adult smokers
    R L Enright
    The University of Arizona, Tucson 85724, USA
    Respir Med 96:444-9. 2002
    ..The degree of airways obstruction, as determined by the FEV1/FEV6 from spirometry, is an independent predictor of subsequent decline in lung function; and therefore, may be used to detect smokers at higher risk of developing COPD...
  12. ncbi request reprint The 6-min walk test: a quick measure of functional status in elderly adults
    Paul L Enright
    University of Arizona, USA
    Chest 123:387-98. 2003
    ..To determine the correlates of the total 6-min walk distance (6MWD) in a population sample of adults > or = 68 years old...
  13. ncbi request reprint Correlates of peak expiratory flow lability in elderly persons
    P L Enright
    College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tuscon, AZ 85724, USA
    Chest 120:1861-8. 2001
    ..To determine the correlates of the lability of peak expiratory flow (PEF) in the elderly...
  14. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for declining ankle-brachial index in men and women 65 years or older: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Margaret Kennedy
    Department of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1896-902. 2005
    ..9 is a noninvasive measure of lower extremity arterial disease and a predictor of cardiovascular events. Little information is available on longitudinal change in ABI or on risk factors for declining ABI in a community-based population...
  15. ncbi request reprint "Successful aging": effect of subclinical cardiovascular disease
    Anne B Newman
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:2315-22. 2003
    ..Among those without clinical disease, high levels of subclinical disease are associated with poor survival. The effect of the extent of subclinical cardiovascular disease on the quality of the remaining years has not been defined...
  16. doi request reprint Standardization of spirometry in assessment of responders following man-made disasters: World Trade Center worker and volunteer medical screening program
    Paul Enright
    The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 75:109-14. 2008
    ..The protocol improved upon the minimal ATS guidelines...
  17. ncbi request reprint The diagnosis and management of asthma is much tougher in older patients
    Paul L Enright
    University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85718, USA
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 2:175-81. 2002
    ..Therefore, extra caution is needed when treating elderly asthmatic patients, and objective monitoring of their response to each new asthma medication is important...
  18. ncbi request reprint FEV1 performance among patients with acute asthma: results from a multicenter clinical trial
    Robert A Silverman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, North Shore LIJMC Health Care System, New Hyde Park, NY 11042, USA
    Chest 131:164-71. 2007
    ..To determine the ability of patients seen for acute asthma exacerbations in the emergency department (ED) to perform good-quality FEV(1) measurements...
  19. pmc Inflammatory markers and longitudinal lung function decline in the elderly
    Rui Jiang
    Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:602-10. 2008
    ..An alternative approach to missing data yielded similar results. In conclusion, higher levels of fibrinogen, but not CRP, independently predicted greater FEV(1)/FVC decline in the elderly...
  20. pmc Percent emphysema, airflow obstruction, and impaired left ventricular filling
    R Graham Barr
    Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    N Engl J Med 362:217-27. 2010
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  21. ncbi request reprint Deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in two cohorts: the longitudinal investigation of thromboembolism etiology
    Mary Cushman
    Department of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, USA
    Am J Med 117:19-25. 2004
    ..To determine the incidence of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in two cohorts representing regions of the United States...
  22. pmc Cigarette smoking is associated with subclinical parenchymal lung disease: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)-lung study
    David J Lederer
    Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 180:407-14. 2009
    ..Cigarette smoking is a risk factor for diffuse parenchymal lung disease. Risk factors for subclinical parenchymal lung disease have not been described...
  23. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with incidence and persistence of symptoms of disturbed sleep in an elderly cohort: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Stuart F Quan
    Department of Medicine, Sleep and Arizona Respiratory Centers, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
    Am J Med Sci 329:163-72. 2005
    ..Factors influencing these rates were assessed as well...
  24. doi request reprint Pro-arrhythmic and pro-ischaemic effects of inhaled anticholinergic medications
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 1901, USA
    Thorax 68:114-6. 2013
    ..The authors urge caution in prescribing inhaled anticholinergics for patients with pre-existing arrhythmias or cardiac disorders...
  25. ncbi request reprint Time trends in high blood pressure control and the use of antihypertensive medications in older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Bruce M Psaty
    Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1360, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:2325-32. 2002
    ..Control of high blood pressure (BP) in older adults is an important part of public health efforts at prevention...
  26. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure elevation associated with sleep-related breathing disorder in a community sample of white and Hispanic children: the Tucson Children's Assessment of Sleep Apnea study
    Paul L Enright
    Arizona Respiratory Center, The University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson 85724, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:901-4. 2003
    ..The Tucson Children's Assessment of Sleep Apnea study (TuCASA) was designed to investigate the prevalence and correlates of objectively measured sleep-related breathing disorder (SBD) in preadolescent Hispanic and white children...
  27. ncbi request reprint Learning in children and sleep disordered breathing: findings of the Tucson Children's Assessment of Sleep Apnea (tuCASA) prospective cohort study
    Kris L Kaemingk
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 9:1016-26. 2003
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  28. ncbi request reprint Are GOLDen slumbers drug induced?
    Paul L Enright
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 177:1291; author reply 1291-2. 2008
  29. ncbi request reprint The effect of smoking intervention and an inhaled bronchodilator on airways reactivity in COPD: the Lung Health Study
    Robert A Wise
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Chest 124:449-58. 2003
    ..This report evaluates the effects of these interventions, demographic characteristics, smoking status, and FEV(1) changes on airway responsiveness (AR)...
  30. pmc GOLD stage I is not a COPD risk factor
    Paul L Enright
    Thorax 62:1107; author reply 1108-9. 2007
  31. ncbi request reprint Clinical bronchiolitis obliterans in workers at a microwave-popcorn plant
    Kathleen Kreiss
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WVa 26505, USA
    N Engl J Med 347:330-8. 2002
    ..No recognized cause was identified in the plant. Therefore, we medically evaluated current employees and assessed their occupational exposures...
  32. ncbi request reprint Quality assurance of asthma clinical trials
    Kerstin Malmstrom
    Department of Pulmonary Immunology, Merck Research Laboratories, PO Box 2000, Rahway, NJ 07065, USA
    Control Clin Trials 23:143-56. 2002
    ..Both within- and between-patient variability decreased. Spirometry quality improved with time as study participants and technicians gained experience...
  33. ncbi request reprint Making the diagnosis of asthma
    Meredith C McCormack
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 1830 E Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Respir Care 53:583-90; discussion 590-2. 2008
    ..A high exhaled nitric oxide level makes allergic asthma more likely. Response to inhaled corticosteroids makes asthma more likely and COPD less likely...
  34. doi request reprint Incident physical disability in people with lower extremity peripheral arterial disease: the role of cardiovascular disease
    Jennifer S Brach
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1037-44. 2008
    ..To evaluate the risk of incident physical disability and the decline in gait speed over a 6-year follow-up associated with a low ankle-arm index (AAI) in older adults...
  35. ncbi request reprint Spirometry can be done in family physicians' offices and alters clinical decisions in management of asthma and COPD
    Barbara P Yawn
    Olmsted Medical Center, Department of Research, 210 Ninth St SE, Rochester, MN 55904, USA
    Chest 132:1162-8. 2007
    ..While many patients with asthma and COPD are cared for by primary care practices, limited data are available on the use and results associated with spirometry in primary care...
  36. ncbi request reprint Asthma in American Indian adults: the Strong Heart Study
    Anne E Dixon
    University of Vermont College of Medicine, 111 Colchester Ave, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    Chest 131:1323-30. 2007
    ..Characterization of the impact of asthma among American Indian adults is necessary in order to design appropriate clinical and preventive measures...
  37. ncbi request reprint Are six seconds long enough?
    Paul L Enright
    Prim Care Respir J 15:268-70. 2006
  38. pmc Respiratory morbidity in office workers in a water-damaged building
    Jean M Cox-Ganser
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:485-90. 2005
    ..Occupancy of the water-damaged building was associated with onset and exacerbation of respiratory conditions, confirmed by objective medical tests. The morbidity and lost work time burdened both employees and employers...
  39. pmc Induction of asthma and the environment: what we know and need to know
    MaryJane K Selgrade
    National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:615-9. 2006
    ..Research to address these questions could have a significant public health and economic impact that would be well worth the investment...
  40. ncbi request reprint Hospitalizations and mortality in the Lung Health Study
    Nicholas R Anthonisen
    University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 166:333-9. 2002
    ..When all participants were considered and smoking status considered as a time-dependent covariate, smoking cessation was associated with significant reductions in fatal or nonfatal cardiovascular disease and coronary artery disease...
  41. ncbi request reprint Office spirometry is 30 years old, but is not mature
    Paul L Enright
    Respir Care 50:1619-20. 2005
  42. ncbi request reprint Induced sputum evaluation in microwave popcorn production workers
    Muge Akpinar-Elci
    NIOSH Division of Respiratory Diseases Studies, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Field Studies Branch, Mail Stop H 2800, 1095 Willowdale Rd, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Chest 128:991-7. 2005
    ..We investigated whether exposure to flavoring agents is associated with airways inflammation in popcorn production workers...