CHRISTOPHER ETHAN COX

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The Sarcoidosis Health Questionnaire: a new measure of health-related quality of life
    Christopher E Cox
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 168:323-9. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Development and pilot testing of a decision aid for surrogates of patients with prolonged mechanical ventilation
    Christopher E Cox
    Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Crit Care Med 40:2327-34. 2012
  3. pmc Development and preliminary evaluation of a telephone-based coping skills training intervention for survivors of acute lung injury and their informal caregivers
    Christopher E Cox
    Duke University Medical Center, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Duke University, Box 102043, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Intensive Care Med 38:1289-97. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Persistent systemic inflammation in chronic critical illness
    Christopher E Cox
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Respir Care 57:859-64; discussion 864-6. 2012
  5. pmc Surviving critical illness: acute respiratory distress syndrome as experienced by patients and their caregivers
    Christopher E Cox
    Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Crit Care Med 37:2702-8. 2009
  6. pmc Expectations and outcomes of prolonged mechanical ventilation
    Christopher E Cox
    Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Crit Care Med 37:2888-94; quiz 2904. 2009
  7. pmc Economic evaluation of propofol and lorazepam for critically ill patients undergoing mechanical ventilation
    Christopher E Cox
    Duke University, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:706-14. 2008
  8. pmc An economic evaluation of prolonged mechanical ventilation
    Christopher E Cox
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Crit Care Med 35:1918-27. 2007
  9. pmc Differences in one-year health outcomes and resource utilization by definition of prolonged mechanical ventilation: a prospective cohort study
    Christopher E Cox
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Crit Care 11:R9. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life of persons with sarcoidosis
    Christopher E Cox
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Chest 125:997-1004. 2004

Research Grants

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Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint The Sarcoidosis Health Questionnaire: a new measure of health-related quality of life
    Christopher E Cox
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 168:323-9. 2003
    ..The SHQ alone was sensitive to differences in HRQL based on the number of involved organ systems. In conclusion, we have developed a self-completed HRQL questionnaire for U.S. patients with sarcoidosis...
  2. doi request reprint Development and pilot testing of a decision aid for surrogates of patients with prolonged mechanical ventilation
    Christopher E Cox
    Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Crit Care Med 40:2327-34. 2012
    ..We aimed to develop and pilot test a decision aid for shared decision makers of patients undergoing prolonged mechanical ventilation...
  3. pmc Development and preliminary evaluation of a telephone-based coping skills training intervention for survivors of acute lung injury and their informal caregivers
    Christopher E Cox
    Duke University Medical Center, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Duke University, Box 102043, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Intensive Care Med 38:1289-97. 2012
    ..We aimed to develop and pilot test a telephone-based coping skills training intervention for this population...
  4. doi request reprint Persistent systemic inflammation in chronic critical illness
    Christopher E Cox
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Respir Care 57:859-64; discussion 864-6. 2012
    ..As of now, providing evidence-based, high quality ICU management of patients at risk for CCI appears to be the best strategy of care...
  5. pmc Surviving critical illness: acute respiratory distress syndrome as experienced by patients and their caregivers
    Christopher E Cox
    Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Crit Care Med 37:2702-8. 2009
    ..However, the experiences of acute respiratory distress syndrome survivors have not been reported...
  6. pmc Expectations and outcomes of prolonged mechanical ventilation
    Christopher E Cox
    Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Crit Care Med 37:2888-94; quiz 2904. 2009
    ..Prolonged mechanical ventilation provision is increasing markedly despite poor patient outcomes. Misunderstanding prognosis in the prolonged mechanical ventilation decision-making process could provide an explanation for this phenomenon...
  7. pmc Economic evaluation of propofol and lorazepam for critically ill patients undergoing mechanical ventilation
    Christopher E Cox
    Duke University, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:706-14. 2008
    ..Therefore, we aimed to determine the cost-effectiveness of the most commonly used sedatives prescribed for mechanically ventilated critically ill patients...
  8. pmc An economic evaluation of prolonged mechanical ventilation
    Christopher E Cox
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Crit Care Med 35:1918-27. 2007
    ..Therefore, we aimed to determine the lifetime societal value of prolonged mechanical ventilation...
  9. pmc Differences in one-year health outcomes and resource utilization by definition of prolonged mechanical ventilation: a prospective cohort study
    Christopher E Cox
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Crit Care 11:R9. 2007
    ..To better understand the implications of PMV provision, we compared one-year health outcomes between two common definitions of PMV as well as between PMV patients and those ventilated for shorter periods of time...
  10. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life of persons with sarcoidosis
    Christopher E Cox
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Chest 125:997-1004. 2004
    ..To describe the health-related quality of life (HRQL) and mental health of persons with sarcoidosis, as well as to assess physician-patient agreement about the presence of sarcoidosis symptoms...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sarcoidosis
    Christopher E Cox
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3221, Room 275, MSRB, Research Drive, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Med Clin North Am 89:817-28. 2005
    ..Improving access to care and addressing other disparities in health care may help to bridge the gap in health outcomes observed between patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of ultrasound in preventing femoral venous catheter-associated pulmonary embolism
    Christopher E Cox
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 168:1481-7. 2003
    ..In summary, ultrasound screening may improve outcomes among the critically ill with femoral venous catheters at acceptable costs and could complement venous thrombosis primary prevention programs...
  13. pmc One-year trajectories of care and resource utilization for recipients of prolonged mechanical ventilation: a cohort study
    Mark Unroe
    Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Ann Intern Med 153:167-75. 2010
    ..Little is known about the patterns of care as patients transition from acute care hospitals to postacute care facilities or about the associated resource utilization...
  14. ncbi request reprint Increase in tracheostomy for prolonged mechanical ventilation in North Carolina, 1993-2002
    Christopher E Cox
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Durham, NC, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:2219-26. 2004
    ..We aimed to describe trends in the annual incidence and timing of tracheostomy for prolonged mechanical ventilation, as well as prolonged mechanical ventilation patient resource utilization and overall in-hospital mortality...
  15. ncbi request reprint Surrogates' perceptions about feeding tube placement decisions
    Carmen L Lewis
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 5039 Old Clinic Building 229, CB 7110, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7110, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 61:246-52. 2006
    ..2) To determine surrogates' perceptions of the information they received to make this decision...
  16. pmc A prognostic model for one-year mortality in patients requiring prolonged mechanical ventilation
    Shannon S Carson
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:2061-9. 2008
    ..Our objective was to develop and validate a prognostic model for 1-yr mortality in patients ventilated for 21 days or more...
  17. ncbi request reprint The changing epidemiology of mechanical ventilation: a population-based study
    Shannon S Carson
    Department of Medicine and the Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7020, USA
    J Intensive Care Med 21:173-82. 2006
    ..4% to 34.4%, and discharges to nursing homes grew from 7.3% to 10.7%. The incidence of mechanical ventilation is increasing, and the increase is associated with a higher burden of comorbidities and fewer discharges to home...
  18. ncbi request reprint Expectations and outcomes of gastric feeding tubes
    Timothy S Carey
    The Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Am J Med 119:527.e11-6. 2006
    ..To compare expected outcomes with actual outcomes from tube feeding in adult patients...
  19. pmc Chronic critical illness
    Judith E Nelson
    Department of Medicine, Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 182:446-54. 2010
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  20. pmc Trends in the use of feeding tubes in North Carolina hospitals
    Carmen L Lewis
    Department of Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:1034-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine whether the use of feeding tubes has continued to increase through the 1990s despite these widely publicized concerns...
  21. doi request reprint Current teaching and evaluation methods in critical care medicine: has the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education affected how we practice and teach in the intensive care unit?
    Saumil M Chudgar
    Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Crit Care Med 37:49-60. 2009
    ..To determine the impact of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education mandates for duty hours and competencies on instruction, evaluation, and patient care in intensive care units in the United States...
  22. ncbi request reprint The effect of thalidomide on corticosteroid-dependent pulmonary sarcoidosis
    Marc A Judson
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis 23:51-7. 2006
    ..To determine the benefit and corticosteroid-sparing potential of thalidomide in corticosteroid-dependent pulmonary sarcoidosis...
  23. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of medical resident education in mechanical ventilation
    Christopher E Cox
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 167:32-8. 2003
    ..Residency programs should emphasize evidence-based learning objectives to guide mechanical ventilation instruction...

Research Grants2

  1. Measuring /Improving Quality of Life in Acute Lung Injury
    Christopher Cox; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These results will inform clinical trial outcomes measures as well as highlight targets for interventions designed to improve survivors' HRQL. ..