L F McCaig

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Trends in prescribing for vulvovaginal candidiasis in the United States
    Linda F McCaig
    Ambulatory Care Statistics Branch, Division of Health Care Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 14:113-20. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Increasing blood culture use at US hospital emergency department visits, 2001 to 2004
    Linda F McCaig
    Ambulatory Care Statistics Branch, Division of Health Care Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 50:42-8, 48.e1-2. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Poisoning-related visits to emergency departments in the United States, 1993-1996
    L F McCaig
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    J Toxicol Clin Toxicol 37:817-26. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Trends in antimicrobial prescribing rates for children and adolescents
    Linda F McCaig
    Ambulatory Care Statistics Branch, Division of Health Care Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 6525 Belcrest Rd, Room 952, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    JAMA 287:3096-102. 2002
  5. pmc Antimicrobial drug prescription in ambulatory care settings, United States, 1992-2000
    Linda F McCaig
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:432-7. 2003
  6. pmc Staphylococcus aureus-associated skin and soft tissue infections in ambulatory care
    Linda F McCaig
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1715-23. 2006
  7. pmc Physician assistants and nurse practitioners in hospital outpatient departments, 1993-1994
    L F McCaig
    National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD, USA
    Public Health Rep 113:75-82. 1998
  8. pmc Food-related illness and death in the United States
    P S Mead
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 5:607-25. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Analysis of ambulance transports and diversions among US emergency departments
    Catharine W Burt
    Ambulatory Care Statistics Branch, Division of Health Care Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 47:317-26. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory care visits for Pap tests, abnormal Pap test results, and cervical cancer procedures in the United States
    Mona Saraiya
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:e137-44. 2010

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Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Trends in prescribing for vulvovaginal candidiasis in the United States
    Linda F McCaig
    Ambulatory Care Statistics Branch, Division of Health Care Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 14:113-20. 2005
    ..Since January 1991, intravaginal antifungal medications have been available over-the-counter in the United States to treat vulvovaginal candidiasis...
  2. ncbi request reprint Increasing blood culture use at US hospital emergency department visits, 2001 to 2004
    Linda F McCaig
    Ambulatory Care Statistics Branch, Division of Health Care Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 50:42-8, 48.e1-2. 2007
    ..We describe emergency department (ED) visits in which patients had blood cultured and examine changes in blood culture use...
  3. ncbi request reprint Poisoning-related visits to emergency departments in the United States, 1993-1996
    L F McCaig
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    J Toxicol Clin Toxicol 37:817-26. 1999
    ..In 1995, 2 million human poison exposures were reported to all poison centers in the US. Hospital emergency department data may be used to examine the most critical nonfatal poisoning exposures...
  4. ncbi request reprint Trends in antimicrobial prescribing rates for children and adolescents
    Linda F McCaig
    Ambulatory Care Statistics Branch, Division of Health Care Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 6525 Belcrest Rd, Room 952, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    JAMA 287:3096-102. 2002
    ..To combat development of antimicrobial resistance, professional and public health organizations undertook efforts to promote appropriate antimicrobial prescribing...
  5. pmc Antimicrobial drug prescription in ambulatory care settings, United States, 1992-2000
    Linda F McCaig
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:432-7. 2003
    ..This increasing use of azithromycin, clarithromycin, and quinolones warrants concern as macrolide- and fluoroquinolone-resistant pneumococci are increasing...
  6. pmc Staphylococcus aureus-associated skin and soft tissue infections in ambulatory care
    Linda F McCaig
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1715-23. 2006
    ..This increase may reflect the emergence of community-acquired methicillin-resistant S. aureus infections...
  7. pmc Physician assistants and nurse practitioners in hospital outpatient departments, 1993-1994
    L F McCaig
    National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD, USA
    Public Health Rep 113:75-82. 1998
    ..To describe the characteristics of visits to physician assistants (PAs) and nurse practitioners (NPs) in hospital outpatient departments in the United States...
  8. pmc Food-related illness and death in the United States
    P S Mead
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 5:607-25. 1999
    ..Overall, foodborne diseases appear to cause more illnesses but fewer deaths than previously estimated...
  9. ncbi request reprint Analysis of ambulance transports and diversions among US emergency departments
    Catharine W Burt
    Ambulatory Care Statistics Branch, Division of Health Care Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 47:317-26. 2006
    ..Using information on volume of transports and probabilities of being in diversion status, we estimate the number of patients for whom ED care was delayed because of diversion practices...
  10. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory care visits for Pap tests, abnormal Pap test results, and cervical cancer procedures in the United States
    Mona Saraiya
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:e137-44. 2010
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