R D Horner

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Racial variations in postoperative outcomes of carotid endarterectomy: evidence from the Veterans Affairs National Surgical Quality Improvement Program
    Ronnie D Horner
    VA Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Stroke QUERI Program, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Med Care 40:I35-43. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of self-reported stroke among elderly veterans
    R D Horner
    Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Duke University Medical Center, USA
    Aging Ment Health 5:275-81. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Race, presenting signs and symptoms, use of carotid artery imaging, and appropriateness of carotid endarterectomy
    E Z Oddone
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Stroke 30:1350-6. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in the utilization of inpatient rehabilitation services among elderly stroke patients
    R D Horner
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Veterans Affairs Medical, Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Stroke 28:19-25. 1997
  5. ncbi request reprint Depression and other determinants of values placed on current health state by stroke patients: evidence from the VA Acute Stroke (VASt) study
    H B Bosworth
    Health Services Research and Development, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, NC 27705, USA
    Stroke 31:2603-9. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Spinal-flexibility-plus-aerobic versus aerobic-only training: effect of a randomized clinical trial on function in at-risk older adults
    M C Morey
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 54:M335-42. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint New horizons in stroke rehabilitation research
    H Hoenig
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service and the Health Services Research and Development Field Program, Durham VA Medical Center, NC 27705, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 36:19-31. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint The validity in persons with spinal cord injury of a self-reported functional measure derived from the functional independence measure
    H Hoenig
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service, Durham Veterans Administration Medical Center, North Carolina, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 24:539-43; discussion 543-4. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Improving the reliability of stroke subgroup classification using the Trial of ORG 10172 in Acute Stroke Treatment (TOAST) criteria
    L B Goldstein
    Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Stroke 32:1091-8. 2001
  10. pmc Understanding racial variation in the use of carotid endarterectomy: the role of aversion to surgery
    E Z Oddone
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 90:25-33. 1998

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Racial variations in postoperative outcomes of carotid endarterectomy: evidence from the Veterans Affairs National Surgical Quality Improvement Program
    Ronnie D Horner
    VA Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Stroke QUERI Program, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Med Care 40:I35-43. 2002
    ..It is unclear whether worse surgical outcomes are influencing clinical decision-making regarding use of the operation among minority group patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of self-reported stroke among elderly veterans
    R D Horner
    Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Duke University Medical Center, USA
    Aging Ment Health 5:275-81. 2001
    ..Veterans' self-reports of stroke are sufficiently accurate to use in preliminary epidemiological studies and health services research of cerebrovascular disease...
  3. ncbi request reprint Race, presenting signs and symptoms, use of carotid artery imaging, and appropriateness of carotid endarterectomy
    E Z Oddone
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Stroke 30:1350-6. 1999
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in the utilization of inpatient rehabilitation services among elderly stroke patients
    R D Horner
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Veterans Affairs Medical, Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Stroke 28:19-25. 1997
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Depression and other determinants of values placed on current health state by stroke patients: evidence from the VA Acute Stroke (VASt) study
    H B Bosworth
    Health Services Research and Development, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, NC 27705, USA
    Stroke 31:2603-9. 2000
    ..This prospective study examined the determinants of the utility (value) placed on health status among a sample of patients with acute ischemic and intracerebral hemorrhagic stroke...
  6. ncbi request reprint Spinal-flexibility-plus-aerobic versus aerobic-only training: effect of a randomized clinical trial on function in at-risk older adults
    M C Morey
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 54:M335-42. 1999
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the added benefit of a spinal flexibility-plus-aerobic exercise intervention versus aerobic-only exercise on function among community-dwelling elders...
  7. ncbi request reprint New horizons in stroke rehabilitation research
    H Hoenig
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service and the Health Services Research and Development Field Program, Durham VA Medical Center, NC 27705, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 36:19-31. 1999
    ..We conclude that health services research in stroke rehabilitation is sparse. To be more informative, rehabilitation health services research should be guided by the SPO model...
  8. ncbi request reprint The validity in persons with spinal cord injury of a self-reported functional measure derived from the functional independence measure
    H Hoenig
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service, Durham Veterans Administration Medical Center, North Carolina, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 24:539-43; discussion 543-4. 1999
    ..CONCLUSION: The Self-Reported Functional Measure shows good concurrent and construct validities...
  9. ncbi request reprint Improving the reliability of stroke subgroup classification using the Trial of ORG 10172 in Acute Stroke Treatment (TOAST) criteria
    L B Goldstein
    Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Stroke 32:1091-8. 2001
    ..However, the investigators cautioned that disagreements in subtype assignment remain despite the use of these explicit criteria and that trials should include measures to ensure the most uniform diagnosis possible...
  10. pmc Understanding racial variation in the use of carotid endarterectomy: the role of aversion to surgery
    E Z Oddone
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 90:25-33. 1998
    ..5% for whites. These results indicate that racial differences in the utilization of carotid endarterectomy may be due in part to differences in patients' levels of aversion to this surgery...
  11. ncbi request reprint VA Stroke Study: neurologist care is associated with increased testing but improved outcomes
    L B Goldstein
    Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Neurology 61:792-6. 2003
    ..VA Stroke Study (VASt) data were analyzed to determine whether neurologist management affected the process and outcome of care of patients with ischemic stroke...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of military service and mortality from ALS
    Ronnie D Horner
    Neurology 65:180-1; author reply 180-1. 2005
  13. ncbi request reprint Estimating the occurrence of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis among Gulf War (1990-1991) veterans using capture-recapture methods
    Cynthia J Coffman
    Institute for Clinical and Epidemiological Research, Biostatistics Unit, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 24:141-50. 2005
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic variations in non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) use among patients with osteoarthritis
    Kelli L Dominick
    Health Services Research and Development Service, Durham VAMC, Durham, NC, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 13:683-94. 2004
    ..While there are documented racial differences in the use of opioid analgesics, little is known about racial differences in the use of NSAIDs...
  15. ncbi request reprint The effect of poststroke cognitive impairment on rehabilitation process and functional outcome
    Sandra Zinn
    Rehabilitation Research and Development, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center 151, 508 Fulton Street, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:1084-90. 2004
    ..To determine whether cognitive impairment affects access to, or quality of, rehabilitation services, and to examine the effects of functional outcomes in stroke patients...
  16. ncbi request reprint Charlson Index comorbidity adjustment for ischemic stroke outcome studies
    Larry B Goldstein
    Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Stroke 35:1941-5. 2004
    ..The purpose of the present study was to determine whether outcomes of ischemic stroke patients varied on the basis of the Charlson Index...
  17. ncbi request reprint Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug use among patients with GI bleeding
    Kelli L Dominick
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Veterans Affairs Medical Center VAMC, Durham, NC 27705 3897, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 38:1159-64. 2004
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Adding injury to insult: fracture risk after stroke in veterans
    Heather E Whitson
    Center for the Study of Aging, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1082-8. 2006
    ..To determine fracture risk in U.S. stroke patients and identify patient characteristics that predict highest fracture risk in two complementary cohorts...
  19. ncbi request reprint Postacute stroke guideline compliance is associated with greater patient satisfaction
    Dean M Reker
    Kansas City VA Medical Center and Center on Aging, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 64128, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:750-6. 2002
    ..To determine if the structure of care or the process of stroke care, as measured by compliance with stroke guidelines published by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), is associated with patient satisfaction...
  20. ncbi request reprint Performance of a mail-administered version of a stroke-specific outcome measure, the Stroke Impact Scale
    Pamela W Duncan
    Department of Research, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Center on Aging, University of Kansas Medical Center, Room 5026 Wescoe Pavilion, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, Kansas 66160 7117, USA
    Clin Rehabil 16:493-505. 2002
    ..To evaluate the feasibility and concurrent validity of a new, mail-administered, stroke-specific outcome measure, the Stroke Impact Scale (SIS)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Adherence to postacute rehabilitation guidelines is associated with functional recovery in stroke
    Pamela W Duncan
    Kansas City VA Medical Center and Center on Aging, The University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160 7117, USA
    Stroke 33:167-77. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if compliance with poststroke rehabilitation guidelines was associated with better functional outcomes...
  22. ncbi request reprint Structure, process, and outcomes in stroke rehabilitation
    Helen Hoenig
    Durham VA Medical Center and Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Med Care 40:1036-47. 2002
    ..However, little empirical work has been done to test this hypothesis, particularly for medical rehabilitation...
  23. ncbi request reprint Carotid endarterectomy and race: do clinical indications and patient preferences account for differences?
    Eugene Z Oddone
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VAMC, Division of General Internal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham NC 27710, USA
    Stroke 33:2936-43. 2002
    ..The purpose of this work was to determine the importance of clinical indications and patient preferences in predicting the use of carotid angiography and CE in a racially stratified sample of patients...
  24. ncbi request reprint Optimization of informed consent for umbilical cord blood banking
    Jeremy Sugarman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:1642-6. 2002
    ..Study Design: Telephone interviews were conducted with 170 women who had given consent to donate their newborn infants' umbilical cord blood...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effects of race and poverty on the process and outcome of inpatient rehabilitation services among stroke patients
    Ronnie D Horner
    Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Stroke 34:1027-31. 2003
    ..This report examines, within an equal-access healthcare system, racial differences in time to initiation of stroke rehabilitation services and in the trajectory of physical function recovery...
  26. ncbi request reprint Veterans Administration Acute Stroke (VASt) Study: lack of race/ethnic-based differences in utilization of stroke-related procedures or services
    Larry B Goldstein
    Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Stroke 34:999-1004. 2003
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with a provider's recommendation of carotid endarterectomy: implications for understanding disparities in the use of invasive procedures
    Ronnie D Horner
    Institute for the Study of Health, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:124-9. 2007
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic disparities in the treatment of epilepsy: what do we know? What do we need to know?
    Magdalena Szaflarski
    Institute for the Study of Health, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 9:243-64. 2006
    ..We propose a framework to identify the array of disparities, points of intervention, and interventions...
  29. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in hepatitis C infection and risks among persons with severe mental illness
    Marian I Butterfield
    Health Services Research and Development Service 152, Department of Veterans Affairs VA Medical Center, 508 Fulton Street, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:848-53. 2003
    ..The authors assessed gender differences in hepatitis C infection and associated risk behaviors among persons with severe mental illness...
  30. ncbi request reprint Prostate cancer: a significant risk factor for late-life suicide
    Maria D Llorente
    Miami Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1601 NW 12 Ave 116A, Miami, FL 33125, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:195-201. 2005
    ..The authors sought to determine the incidence of suicide and its relevant correlates among men with prostate cancer...
  31. ncbi request reprint Changing healthcare professionals' behaviors to eliminate disparities in healthcare: What do we know? How might we proceed?
    Ronnie D Horner
    University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0840, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:SP12-9. 2004
    ..For each intervention, methods for implementation were specified. On-going monitoring and evaluation of processes of care using race/ethnicity data were recommended to ensure the programs were functioning...
  32. ncbi request reprint Who doesn't receive carotid endarterectomy when appropriate?
    Ronnie D Horner
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke NIH, Neuroscience Center Building, Room 2149, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 10852, USA
    J Vasc Surg 39:162-8. 2004
    ..The primary outcome was receipt of CEA within 6 months of evaluation. Data were collected by medical record review and interview regarding clinical status, and patient and physician perception of the risks and benefits of CEA...
  33. ncbi request reprint Contracting, prompting, and reinforcing substance use disorder continuing care: a randomized clinical trial
    Steven J Lash
    Mental Health Service Line, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salem, VA, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 21:387-97. 2007
    ..5 vs. 4.4 months). Additionally, CPR participants were more likely to be abstinent compared to STX (57% vs. 37%) after 1 year. The CPR intervention offers a practical means to improve adherence among individuals in SUD treatment...