Mary Charlson

Summary

Affiliation: Cornell University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Changing health behaviors to improve health outcomes after angioplasty: a randomized trial of net present value versus future value risk communication
    M E Charlson
    Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Health Educ Res 23:826-39. 2008
  2. pmc Attrition in longitudinal randomized controlled trials: home visits make a difference
    Janey C Peterson
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluative Sciences Research, Weill Cornell Medical College, 1300 York Avenue, Box 46, New York, NY 10065, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:178. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Improvement of outcomes after coronary artery bypass II: a randomized trial comparing intraoperative high versus customized mean arterial pressure
    Mary E Charlson
    Cornell Coronary Artery Bypass Outcomes Trial Group, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, USA
    J Card Surg 22:465-72. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of community-based social service interventions in homebound elders
    Mary E Charlson
    Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:427-32. 2008
  5. pmc Does experience matter? A comparison of the practice of attendings and residents
    Mary E Charlson
    Department of Medicine, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:497-503. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice. Care after coronary-artery bypass surgery
    Mary E Charlson
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York 10021, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:1456-63. 2003
  7. doi request reprint The Charlson comorbidity index is adapted to predict costs of chronic disease in primary care patients
    Mary E Charlson
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10065, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:1234-40. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trials of positive affect and self-affirmation to facilitate healthy behaviors in patients with cardiopulmonary diseases: rationale, trial design, and methods
    Mary E Charlson
    Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine and Division of General Internal Medicine, Joan and Sanford I Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 28:748-62. 2007
  9. pmc Can disease management target patients most likely to generate high costs? The impact of comorbidity
    Mary Charlson
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:464-9. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Dietary indiscretion and statin use
    Devin M Mann
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1470 Madison Avenue, Box 1087, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 82:951-7. 2007

Research Grants

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Publications40

  1. pmc Changing health behaviors to improve health outcomes after angioplasty: a randomized trial of net present value versus future value risk communication
    M E Charlson
    Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Health Educ Res 23:826-39. 2008
    ..Our results show that a net present risk communication intervention did not result in significant differences in health outcomes...
  2. pmc Attrition in longitudinal randomized controlled trials: home visits make a difference
    Janey C Peterson
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluative Sciences Research, Weill Cornell Medical College, 1300 York Avenue, Box 46, New York, NY 10065, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:178. 2012
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Improvement of outcomes after coronary artery bypass II: a randomized trial comparing intraoperative high versus customized mean arterial pressure
    Mary E Charlson
    Cornell Coronary Artery Bypass Outcomes Trial Group, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, USA
    J Card Surg 22:465-72. 2007
    ..The objective of this randomized trial was to compare the efficacy of two strategies of hemodynamic management during cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) on morbidity, mortality, cognitive complications and deterioration in functional status...
  4. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of community-based social service interventions in homebound elders
    Mary E Charlson
    Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:427-32. 2008
    ..To document within-client change in function and quality of life over 6 months, and determine whether social service interventions, comorbidity, depressive symptoms, social support and stress are predictors of within-patient change...
  5. pmc Does experience matter? A comparison of the practice of attendings and residents
    Mary E Charlson
    Department of Medicine, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:497-503. 2005
    ..To compare the utilization of health care resources and patterns of chronic disease care by patients of medical residents and patients of their attending physicians...
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice. Care after coronary-artery bypass surgery
    Mary E Charlson
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York 10021, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:1456-63. 2003
  7. doi request reprint The Charlson comorbidity index is adapted to predict costs of chronic disease in primary care patients
    Mary E Charlson
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10065, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:1234-40. 2008
    ..1) To determine chronic illness costs for large cohort of primary care patients, (2) to develop prospective model predicting total costs over one year, using demographic and clinical information including widely used comorbidity index...
  8. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trials of positive affect and self-affirmation to facilitate healthy behaviors in patients with cardiopulmonary diseases: rationale, trial design, and methods
    Mary E Charlson
    Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine and Division of General Internal Medicine, Joan and Sanford I Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 28:748-62. 2007
    ....
  9. pmc Can disease management target patients most likely to generate high costs? The impact of comorbidity
    Mary Charlson
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:464-9. 2007
    ..Disease management programs are increasingly used to manage costs of patients with chronic disease...
  10. ncbi request reprint Dietary indiscretion and statin use
    Devin M Mann
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1470 Madison Avenue, Box 1087, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 82:951-7. 2007
    ..After 6 months of statin use, no significant change in saturated fat intake was noted...
  11. ncbi request reprint Predictors of adherence to statins for primary prevention
    Devin M Mann
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1470 Madison Ave, Box 1087, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Cardiovasc Drugs Ther 21:311-6. 2007
    ..This prospective study was designed to identify potentially modifiable patient factors including medication, disease, and diet beliefs related to statin adherence...
  12. doi request reprint The Trial Using Motivational Interviewing and Positive Affect and Self-Affirmation in African-Americans with Hypertension (TRIUMPH): from theory to clinical trial implementation
    Carla Boutin-Foster
    Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, 1300 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 35:8-14. 2013
    ..Lessons learned through interactions with our community partners reinforce the value of community engagement in research...
  13. ncbi request reprint Medical comorbidity and late life depression: what is known and what are the unmet needs?
    Mary Charlson
    Division of General Internal Medicine and The Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 52:226-35. 2002
    ..From a methodological perspective, new studies will need to control for comorbid disease, as many previous studies suggesting depression as a risk factor for mortality in cardiovascular patients have not consistently done so...
  14. doi request reprint A program in contemplative self-healing: stress, allostasis, and learning in the Indo-Tibetan tradition
    Joseph Loizzo
    Weill Cornell Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Columbia University Center for Buddhist Studies, New York, New York, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1172:123-47. 2009
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Beliefs about asthma medications: patients perceive both benefits and drawbacks
    Tiffany N Choi
    Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, USA
    J Asthma 45:409-14. 2008
    ..9 +/- 1.3 vs 0.9 +/- 0.9; p = .02). Providers should be aware of patients' beliefs about medications in order to reinforce perceived benefits and address perceived drawbacks...
  16. ncbi request reprint Measuring physical activity in asthma patients: two-minute walk test, repeated chair rise test, and self-reported energy expenditure
    Carol A Mancuso
    Joan and Sanford I Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    J Asthma 44:333-40. 2007
    ..38. Performance-based and self-reported measures provide information about various aspects of exercise capacity and can be used during routine clinical practice to assess physical activity in asthma patients...
  17. doi request reprint Psychological and somatic symptoms in screening for depression in asthma patients
    Carol A Mancuso
    Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, USA
    J Asthma 45:221-5. 2008
    ..Thus, more patients had a positive CESD-SF screen, which was attributable mostly to a somatic sleep symptom that overlaps with asthma symptoms, and the GDS was more consistent with physicians' reports of depressive disorders...
  18. doi request reprint Patient-reported and physician-reported depressive conditions in relation to asthma severity and control
    Carol A Mancuso
    Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East Seventieth St, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Chest 133:1142-8. 2008
    ..Our objectives were to identify associations between patient- and physician-reported depressive conditions and asthma severity and control...
  19. doi request reprint Predictors of postoperative complications in the patient with diabetes mellitus
    Laurent S Tao
    The New York Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 22:24-8. 2008
    ..In this study, we attempted to identify predictors of postoperative cardiac and noncardiac complications in diabetic patients undergoing elective general surgery...
  20. ncbi request reprint Multiple health-risk behavior in a chronic disease population: what behaviors do people choose to change?
    John P Allegrante
    Department of Health and Behavior Studies, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Prev Med 46:247-51. 2008
    ..To determine what health behaviors patients choose to change in response to medical advice when they are given the potential net-present value (reduction in biological age) of modifying a behavior...
  21. ncbi request reprint Do recent life events and social support explain gender differences in depressive symptoms in patients who had percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty?
    Carla Boutin-Foster
    Weil Medical College, Cornell University, 525 East 68th Street, Room F1421, Box 46, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:114-23. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if this disparity was explained by gender differences in stressful life events and in perceived social support...
  22. ncbi request reprint New postoperative depressive symptoms and long-term cardiac outcomes after coronary artery bypass surgery
    Janey C Peterson
    Department of Medicine, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 10:192-8. 2002
    ..In this small sample of patients, increased depressive symptoms at 6 months after surgery appear to be associated with the occurrence of subsequent major cardiac morbidity/ mortality...
  23. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in social network experience and perceptions of benefit of arthritis treatments among New York City Medicare beneficiaries with self-reported hip and knee pain
    Valerie A Blake
    North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, New Hyde Park, New York, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 47:366-71. 2002
    ..To determine whether social network experience and perceptions of benefit of arthritis treatments influence the decision to seek diagnosis and treatment...
  24. ncbi request reprint Improving health behaviors and outcomes after angioplasty: using economic theory to inform intervention
    Mary E Charlson
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Health Educ Res 17:606-18. 2002
    ..We hope to demonstrate that economic theory is a plausible perspective from which to design interventions aimed at communicating risk and facilitating change in health behaviors...
  25. ncbi request reprint The neutropenic diet: what's the evidence?
    Karen Moody
    Hospital and Medical Center, New York University, New York, NY, USA
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 24:717-21. 2002
    ..More research about the neutropenic diet is needed to establish its effectiveness in clinical practice...
  26. ncbi request reprint Assessment of decline in health-related quality of life among angina-free patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Paul A Pirraglia
    General Medicine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Cardiology 99:115-20. 2003
    ..We used the SF-36 to assess changes in health-related quality of life (HRQOL) among patients who were angina free prior to CABG compared to those reporting angina...
  27. ncbi request reprint Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance consensus statement on the unmet needs in diagnosis and treatment of mood disorders in late life
    Dennis S Charney
    National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:664-72. 2003
    ..To review progress made during the past decade in late-life mood disorders and to identify areas of unmet need in health care delivery and research...
  28. ncbi request reprint Development and evaluation of a medication adherence self-efficacy scale in hypertensive African-American patients
    Gbenga Ogedegbe
    Department of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 525 East 68th Street, Box 46, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:520-9. 2003
    ..5, kappa >0.4, and clinical relevance of individual items. Clinicians and researchers can use this scale to identify situations in which patients have low self-efficacy in adhering to prescribed medications...
  29. ncbi request reprint Adverse work outcomes and events attributed to asthma
    Carol A Mancuso
    Department of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Ind Med 44:236-45. 2003
    ..The objectives of this study were to assess the impact of asthma on work function, workplace events, and career...
  30. ncbi request reprint The Cornell Psychiatric Screen: a brief psychiatric scale for hospitalized medical patients
    Carla Boutin-Foster
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Psychosomatics 44:382-7. 2003
    ..On the basis of preliminary validation, the Cornell Psychiatric Screen appears to be a useful tool for identifying patients who require a psychiatric evaluation...
  31. ncbi request reprint Patients' expectations of asthma treatment
    Carol A Mancuso
    Joan and Sanford I Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    J Asthma 40:873-81. 2003
    ..These findings indicate that clinicians can intervene in diverse areas to foster realistic expectations of treatment outcomes among asthma patients...
  32. pmc Prospective study of new participants in a community-based mind-body training program
    Sung W Lee
    Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:760-5. 2004
    ..Mind-body practices such as yoga are widely popular, but little is known about how such exercises impact health-related quality of life...
  33. ncbi request reprint The development and validation of a screening instrument to identify hospitalized medical patients in need of early functional rehabilitation assessment
    Carla Boutin Foster
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Joan and Sanford I Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Qual Life Res 13:1099-108. 2004
    ..05). In summary, this scale provides a mechanism for targeting patients for early PT and OT assessment and provides a basis for testing the effectiveness of early PT and OT interventions...
  34. ncbi request reprint How do cancer patients choose their coping strategies? A qualitative study
    Lilli B Link
    Mailman School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, 630 W 168th Street, Box 43, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 58:96-103. 2005
  35. ncbi request reprint Social Work Admission Assessment Tool for identifying patients in need of comprehensive social work evaluation
    Carla Boutin-Foster
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Health Soc Work 30:117-25. 2005
    ..0001). The SWAAT is a comprehensive needs assessment tool that may facilitate discharge planning and improve quality of care...
  36. ncbi request reprint Barriers and facilitators to healthy physical activity in asthma patients
    Carol A Mancuso
    Joan and Stanford I Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    J Asthma 43:137-43. 2006
    ..Developing interventions to foster prudent lifestyle activities and exercise among asthma patients should be a priority to decrease long-term health risks...
  37. ncbi request reprint An RCT of the effect of motivational interviewing on medication adherence in hypertensive African Americans: rationale and design
    Gbenga Ogedegbe
    Columbia University Medical Center, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 28:169-81. 2007
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Ascribing meaning to hypertension: a qualitative study among African Americans with uncontrolled hypertension
    Carla Boutin-Foster
    Weill Medical College, New York, New York, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:29-34. 2007
    ..The objective was to elicit patients' perceptions regarding the meaning of hypertension and to identify the personal, social, and environmental factors that might influence their perceptions...
  39. ncbi request reprint A comparison of self-reported hip symptomatology in hip replacement patients and a population-based sample of medicare beneficiaries
    Margaret G E Peterson
    Research Division, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Med Sci Monit 10:CR275-81. 2004
    ..The objective was to compare the severity of hip symptoms between a population-based sample of community-dwelling Medicare beneficiaries and a hospital-based sample of patients undergoing total hip replacement surgery...
  40. ncbi request reprint Is there a role for decision aids in cancer-related decisions?
    Heather B Neuman
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, United States
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 62:240-50. 2007
    ..Some studies suggest less decisional conflict and improved satisfaction with decision-making as a result. Whether use of a decision aid impacts the actual decisions made by patients, however, is less evident...

Research Grants10

  1. Complementary and Integrative Medicine Training Program
    Mary Charlson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The overall goal of our post-doctoral program is to develop physician-scientist experts in research methodology, who will go on to conduct their own CAM research. ..
  2. Cornell Training Program in Health Services Research
    Mary Charlson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  3. IMPROVING HEALTH BEHAVIOR AND OUTCOMES AFTER ANGIOPLASTY
    Mary Charlson; Fiscal Year: 2002
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