J Kolbe

Summary

Affiliation: Green Lane Hospital
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi Asthma education, action plans, psychosocial issues and adherence
    J Kolbe
    Green Lane Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    Can Respir J 6:273-80. 1999
  2. pmc Case-control study of severe life threatening asthma (SLTA) in adults: demographics, health care, and management of the acute attack
    J Kolbe
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Green Lane Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    Thorax 55:1007-15. 2000
  3. doi Isolated nocturnal desaturation in COPD: prevalence and impact on quality of life and sleep
    C A Lewis
    Respiratory Services, Auckland City Hospital, Grafton, Auckland, New Zealand
    Thorax 64:133-8. 2009
  4. ncbi The Dartmouth COOP Charts: a simple, reliable, valid and responsive quality of life tool for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    T Eaton
    Respiratory Services, Green Lane Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    Qual Life Res 14:575-85. 2005
  5. pmc Overnight prescription of oxygen in long term oxygen therapy: time to reconsider the guidelines?
    M Nisbet
    Green Lane Respiratory Services, Auckland City Hospital, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Thorax 61:779-82. 2006
  6. ncbi Spirometric lung volumes in the adult Pacific Islander population: comparison with predicted values in a European population
    L Milivojevic-Poleksic
    Department of Clinical Physiology, Green Lane Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    Respirology 6:247-53. 2001
  7. pmc Case-control study of severe life threatening asthma (SLTA) in adults: psychological factors
    J Kolbe
    Respiratory Services, Green Lane Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    Thorax 57:317-22. 2002
  8. ncbi Long-term oxygen therapy improves health-related quality of life
    T Eaton
    Respiratory Services, Green Lane Hospital, Green Lane West, Auckland, New Zealand
    Respir Med 98:285-93. 2004
  9. doi Comparison of recommendations for radiotherapy from two contemporaneous thoracic multidisciplinary meeting formats: co-located and video conference
    G Stevens
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Auckland Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    Intern Med J 42:1213-8. 2012
  10. ncbi Short-burst oxygen immediately before and after exercise is ineffective in nonhypoxic COPD patients
    C A Lewis
    Respiratory Services, Green Lane Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    Eur Respir J 22:584-8. 2003

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Publications16

  1. ncbi Asthma education, action plans, psychosocial issues and adherence
    J Kolbe
    Green Lane Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    Can Respir J 6:273-80. 1999
    ..Psychological factors, especially anxiety, play an important role in asthma outcome. Adherence to medication prescriptions and other management strategies need to be taken into account when an individual's treatment program is planned...
  2. pmc Case-control study of severe life threatening asthma (SLTA) in adults: demographics, health care, and management of the acute attack
    J Kolbe
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Green Lane Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    Thorax 55:1007-15. 2000
    ....
  3. doi Isolated nocturnal desaturation in COPD: prevalence and impact on quality of life and sleep
    C A Lewis
    Respiratory Services, Auckland City Hospital, Grafton, Auckland, New Zealand
    Thorax 64:133-8. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence and clinical impact of nocturnal desaturation in a typical outpatient population with COPD. Patients and..
  4. ncbi The Dartmouth COOP Charts: a simple, reliable, valid and responsive quality of life tool for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    T Eaton
    Respiratory Services, Green Lane Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    Qual Life Res 14:575-85. 2005
    ..The COOP change in health domain improved very significantly. The COOP is a simple, reliable HRQL tool which proved valid and responsive in our study population of COPD patients and may have a valuable role in routine clinical practice...
  5. pmc Overnight prescription of oxygen in long term oxygen therapy: time to reconsider the guidelines?
    M Nisbet
    Green Lane Respiratory Services, Auckland City Hospital, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Thorax 61:779-82. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi Spirometric lung volumes in the adult Pacific Islander population: comparison with predicted values in a European population
    L Milivojevic-Poleksic
    Department of Clinical Physiology, Green Lane Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    Respirology 6:247-53. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Respiratory parameters (FEV1 and FVC) in healthy asymptomatic adult Pacific Islanders in New Zealand are adequately described by currently available prediction equations and no adjustment for ethnicity is required...
  7. pmc Case-control study of severe life threatening asthma (SLTA) in adults: psychological factors
    J Kolbe
    Respiratory Services, Green Lane Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    Thorax 57:317-22. 2002
    ..A study was undertaken to determine whether, in comparison with patients admitted to hospital with acute asthma, those with SLTA have specific adverse psychological factors...
  8. ncbi Long-term oxygen therapy improves health-related quality of life
    T Eaton
    Respiratory Services, Green Lane Hospital, Green Lane West, Auckland, New Zealand
    Respir Med 98:285-93. 2004
    ..The introduction of LTOT to patients with severe COPD fulfilling standard criteria was associated with early significant improvements in HRQL with sustained or further response at 6 months...
  9. doi Comparison of recommendations for radiotherapy from two contemporaneous thoracic multidisciplinary meeting formats: co-located and video conference
    G Stevens
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Auckland Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    Intern Med J 42:1213-8. 2012
    ..In the Auckland/Northland region, there are two contemporaneous weekly TMDM using different formats; one is a co-located TMDM (C-TMDM), and the other is a video conference TMDM (V-TMDM) connecting different locations...
  10. ncbi Short-burst oxygen immediately before and after exercise is ineffective in nonhypoxic COPD patients
    C A Lewis
    Respiratory Services, Green Lane Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    Eur Respir J 22:584-8. 2003
    ..Overall, short-burst oxygen therapy neither reduced dyspnoea nor improved performance. This study does not support the use of short-burst oxygen therapy either immediately before or after exercise...
  11. ncbi A randomized evaluation of the acute efficacy, acceptability and tolerability of flutter and active cycle of breathing with and without postural drainage in non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis
    T Eaton
    Respiratory Services, Auckland District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand
    Chron Respir Dis 4:23-30. 2007
    ..All three techniques were well tolerated but ACBT-PD proved superior in terms of acute efficacy. Patient preference for treatment modality could not be predicted...
  12. ncbi Characteristics of patients with lung cancer under the age of 45 years: a case control study
    M M Cornere
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Green Lane Hospital, Green Lane West, Auckland 3, New Zealand
    Respirology 6:293-6. 2001
    ..This study has not demonstrated a worse outcome in younger patients...
  13. ncbi Nitric oxide levels and ciliary beat frequency in indigenous New Zealand children
    E A Edwards
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland and Starship Children s Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    Pediatr Pulmonol 39:238-46. 2005
    ..The high percentage of secondary ciliary defects suggests ongoing environmental or infective damage...
  14. doi Management of stages I and II non-small-cell lung cancer in a New Zealand study: divergence from international practice and recommendations
    W Stevens
    Department of Oncology, Auckland Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    Intern Med J 38:758-68. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to assess management of stage I/II NSCLC, whether management differed from international practice, and factors influencing curative management...
  15. ncbi Ambulatory oxygen improves quality of life of COPD patients: a randomised controlled study
    T Eaton
    Dept of Respiratory Services, Green Lane Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    Eur Respir J 20:306-12. 2002
    ..These benefits cannot be predicted by baseline characteristics or acute response. Despite acute or short-term response, a substantial proportion of patients declined ambulatory oxygen...
  16. doi Pseudomonas aeruginosa transmission is infrequent in New Zealand cystic fibrosis clinics
    J Schmid
    Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand
    Eur Respir J 32:1583-90. 2008
    ..This situation could change rapidly and ongoing surveillance is required. The current results confirm that computer-assisted SalI DNA fingerprinting is ideally suited for such surveillance...