Affiliation: Columbia University
- Can children teach their parents about asthma?D Evans
Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
Health Educ Behav 28:500-11. 2001..05). The findings show that health education activities brought home from school by children can positively influence parents' self-management of a complex chronic disease such as asthma...
- Educating health professionals to improve quality of care for asthmaDavid Evans
Department of Pediatrics, Room CHS 745, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 630 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
Paediatr Respir Rev 5:304-10. 2004....
- Awareness of environmental risks and protective actions among minority women in Northern ManhattanDavid Thompson Evans
The Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, Joseph L Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
Environ Health Perspect 110:271-5. 2002....
- Assessing the relationship between language proficiency and asthma morbidity among inner-city asthmaticsJuan P Wisnivesky
Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA
Med Care 47:243-9. 2009..Patient-provider communication is essential for high-quality asthma care. The objective of this study was to assess the potential relationship of language barriers with outcomes of inner-city asthmatics...
- Validating an asthma case detection instrument in a Head Start sampleSebastian Bonner
Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY 10029, USA
J Sch Health 76:471-8. 2006..The BRQ appears to be a valid instrument for detecting children with probable asthma in Head Start and other subsidized preschool settings in communities with high prevalence of asthma...
- Pesticide sales in low-income, minority neighborhoodsElizabeth J Carlton
Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
J Community Health 29:231-44. 2004..The EPA's phase-outs have nearly eliminated sales of chlorpyrifos, but the diazinon phase-out appears to be less effective...
- Determinants of cockroach and mouse exposure and associations with asthma in families and elderly individuals living in New York City public housingGinger L Chew
Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:502-13. 2006..Asthma prevalence is high in the inner city, and morbidity has been associated with cockroach and mouse allergens...
- Use of written treatment plans for asthma by specialist physiciansBeverley J Sheares
Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
Pediatr Pulmonol 42:348-56. 2007..Controlled studies of the efficacy of asthma management plans are needed to assess the impact of WTPs as used in clinical practice...
- Feasibility and impact of a school-based intervention for families of urban adolescents with asthma: results from a randomized pilot trialJean Marie Bruzzese
NYU Child Study Center, New York University School of Medicine, 215 Lexington Ave, 13th Floor, New York, NY 10016, USA
Fam Process 47:95-113. 2008..The intervention resulted in positive short-term changes in family relations, asthma management by students, and health status...
- The challenge of preventing environmentally related disease in young children: community-based research in New York CityFrederica P Perera
Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 60 Haven Avenue, New York, NY 10032, USA
Environ Health Perspect 110:197-204. 2002..In turn, communities become better equipped to relay environmental health concerns to policy makers. In this paper we describe the center's research and its academic-community partnership and present some preliminary findings...
- Effectiveness of an integrated pest management intervention in controlling cockroaches, mice, and allergens in New York City public housingDaniel Kass
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York 10007, USA
Environ Health Perspect 117:1219-25. 2009..In contrast, integrated pest management (IPM) involves sanitation, building maintenance, and limited use of least toxic pesticides...
- Asthma knowledge and asthma management behavior in urban elementary school teachersJean Marie Bruzzese
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
J Asthma 47:185-91. 2010..e., did not have symptoms during the day), teachers of students with active asthma would have better asthma knowledge and that more would take asthma prevention steps and communicate with parents and school nurses...
- "Hey, mom, thanks!": use of focus groups in the development of place-specific materials for a community environmental action campaignLesley Green
Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
Environ Health Perspect 110:265-9. 2002..The authors argue that broader social and historical contexts are important in shaping community members' interpretations of risk and subsequent response to health education campaigns...
- Using school staff to establish a preventive network of care to improve elementary school students' control of asthmaJean Marie Bruzzese
New York University Child Study Center, 215 Lexington Avenue, 13th Floor, New York, NY 10016, USA
J Sch Health 76:307-12. 2006..We present these challenges, describe how we coped with them, and discuss the lessons we learned...
- Asthma education: the adolescent experienceJean Marie Bruzzese
New York University Child Study Center, 215 Lexington Avenue, 13th Floor, New York, NY 10016, USA
Patient Educ Couns 55:396-406. 2004..Preliminary data is presented indicating that the program is successful in enrolling and engaging the interest of adolescents with persistent asthma...
- School-based asthma programsJean Marie Bruzzese
New York University Child Study Center, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
J Allergy Clin Immunol 124:195-200. 2009....
- Effect of long-term corticosteroid use on bone mineral density in children: a prospective longitudinal assessment in the childhood Asthma Management Program (CAMP) studyH William Kelly
Department of Pediatrics, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131 0001, USA
Pediatrics 122:e53-61. 2008..Thus, we assessed the effects of multiple short courses of oral corticosteroids and long-term inhaled corticosteroids on bone mineral accretion over a period of years...
- Long-term budesonide or nedocromil treatment, once discontinued, does not alter the course of mild to moderate asthma in children and adolescentsRobert C Strunk
Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis Children s Hospital, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
J Pediatr 154:682-7. 2009..To determine whether long-term, continuous use of inhaled anti-inflammatory medications affects asthma outcomes in children with mild to moderate asthma after use is discontinued...
- Impact of physician asthma care education on patient outcomesMichael D Cabana
Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Pediatrics 117:2149-57. 2006..We evaluated the effectiveness of a continuing medical education program, Physician Asthma Care Education, in improving pediatricians' asthma therapeutic and communication skills and patients' health care utilization for asthma...
- Self-reported moisture or mildew in the homes of Head Start children with asthma is associated with greater asthma morbiditySebastian Bonner
Center for Urabn Epidemiologic Studies CUES of the New York Academy of Medicine, USA
J Urban Health 83:129-37. 2006..51; 95% CI .95-2.4). Asthma is prevalent in the Head Start population, and exposure to home environmental conditions that may worsen asthma is common in the socially disadvantaged populations served by Head Start programs...
- Use of life cycle assessment in environmental managementStuart Ross
Geography and Environmental Studies Department, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
Environ Manage 29:132-42. 2002..This is because the process energy required in the form of gas and electricity is substantially greater for containerboard manufactured from recycled material than it is for virgin fiber...
- Ensuring a scientific basis for community interventions for asthmaLeslie P Boss
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Int J Hyg Environ Health 208:21-5. 2005....
- An individualized intervention to improve asthma management among urban Latino and African-American familiesSebastian Bonner
Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York 10029, USA
J Asthma 39:167-79. 2002....
- Patient Advice and Liaison Services: results of an audit survey in EnglandDavid Evans
Reader in Applied Health Policy Research, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, UWE Bristol, Glenside Campus, Blackberry Hill, Bristol, UK
Health Expect 11:304-16. 2008..To assess the extent national standards for Patient Advice and Liaison Services (PALS) were achieved across England...
- Genetic determinants of ulcerative colitis include the ECM1 locus and five loci implicated in Crohn's diseaseSheila A Fisher
Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics, King s College London School of Medicine, 8th Floor Guy s Tower, Guy s Hospital, London SE1 9RT, UK
Nat Genet 40:710-2. 2008..These data provide the first detailed illustration of the genetic relationship between these common inflammatory bowel diseases...
- Designing health financing policy towards universal coverageGuy Carrin
Bull World Health Organ 85:652. 2007
- Evaluation of three fall-risk assessment tools in an acute care settingEmily Ang Neo Kim
University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
J Adv Nurs 60:427-35. 2007..This paper is a report of a study to evaluate the validity of three fall-risk assessment tools to identify patients at high risk for falls...
- Muslims in Australian hospitals: the clash of culturesNooredin Mohammadi
Department of Clinical Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Int J Nurs Pract 13:310-5. 2007..The differences discussed in this paper serve to highlight the importance of having strategies that identify the needs and expectations of culturally diverse consumers of the hospital system...
- Patient injury and physical restraint devices: a systematic reviewDavid Evans
Department of Clinical Nursing, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
J Adv Nurs 41:274-82. 2003..To investigate physical restraint-related injuries. Areas of interest were the prevalence of injury, types of injuries, risk of sustaining an injury and specific restraint devices associated with injury...
- 'Taking public health out of the ghetto': the policy and practice of multi-disciplinary public health in the United KingdomDavid Evans
Bristol North Primary Care Trust, King Square House, King Square, BS2 8EE Bristol, UK
Soc Sci Med 57:959-67. 2003..The concept of manipulated emergence helps explain why, having expressed a commitment towards multi-disciplinary public health, the government has not supported its policy more fully...
- Integration of salvage research into existing networks and structuresDavid Evans
Res Initiat Treat Action 10:22-3. 2004
- Oral beta2-agonist use by preschool children with asthma in East and Central Harlem, New YorkSebastian Bonner
Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, The New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 5293
J Asthma 43:31-5. 2006..Use of oral ss(2)-agonist was associated with more severe symptoms. This study documents the continued widespread use of oral ss(2)-agonist for treatment of children in a low-income community with high prevalence of asthma...
- The experience of physical restraint: a systematic review of qualitative researchDavid Evans
Department of Clinical Nursing, University of Adelaide
Contemp Nurse 13:126-35. 2002..These findings support minimal use of restraint in health care and give voice to a relatively powerless and vulnerable group of people...
- Does home based medication review keep older people out of hospital? The HOMER randomised controlled trialRichard Holland
School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ
BMJ 330:293. 2005..To determine whether home based medication review by pharmacists affects hospital readmission rates among older people...