C T Evans

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint An evaluation of the Veterans Affairs traumatic brain injury screening process among Operation Enduring Freedom and/or Operation Iraqi Freedom veterans
    Charlesnika T Evans
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Affairs VA Hospital, Department of VA, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    PM R 5:210-20; quiz 220. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Epidemiology of hospital-acquired infections in veterans with spinal cord injury and disorder
    Charlesnika T Evans
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, and the Infection Control Section, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:234-42. 2008
  3. pmc Response to the 2004-2005 influenza vaccine shortage in veterans with spinal cord injuries and disorders and their providers
    Charlesnika T Evans
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Spinal Cord Injury Quality Enhancement Research Initiative, Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 30:20-6. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Bloodstream infections and setting of onset in persons with spinal cord injury and disorder
    C T Evans
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Spinal Cord 47:610-5. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Predictors and outcomes of antibiotic adequacy for bloodstream infections in veterans with spinal cord injury
    Charlesnika T Evans
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Spinal Cord Injury Quality Enhancement Research Initiative, Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:1364-70. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory infection and subsequent outpatient and hospital utilization in veterans with spinal cord injury and disorder
    Charlesnika T Evans
    Department of Veterans Affairs VA, Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital 151H, Hines, IL, USA
    PM R 2:101-9. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Influenza diagnosis and treatment in veterans with spinal cord injury
    Charlesnika T Evans
    Department of Veterans Affairs VA, Spinal Cord Injury Quality Enhancement Research Initiative, Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:291-3. 2006
  8. pmc Providers' beliefs and behaviors regarding antibiotic prescribing and antibiotic resistance in persons with spinal cord injury or disorder
    Charlesnika T Evans
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward J Hines VA Hospital, IL 60141, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 34:16-21. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Knowledge and use of antimicrobial stewardship resources by spinal cord injury providers
    Charlesnika T Evans
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care and Spinal Cord Injury Quality Enhancement Research Initiative, Department of Veterans Affairs, Edward J Hines, Jr VA Hospital 151H, 5th Ave and Roosevelt Rd, PO Box 5000, Rm D302, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    PM R 3:619-23. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of outpatient visits for acute respiratory illness in veterans with spinal cord injuries and disorders
    Frances M Weaver
    Spinal Cord Injury Quality Enhancement Research Initiative, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 85:718-26. 2006

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. doi request reprint An evaluation of the Veterans Affairs traumatic brain injury screening process among Operation Enduring Freedom and/or Operation Iraqi Freedom veterans
    Charlesnika T Evans
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Affairs VA Hospital, Department of VA, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    PM R 5:210-20; quiz 220. 2013
    ..S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) screening program for traumatic brain injury (TBI) and to identify patient and facility characteristics associated with receiving a TBI screen and results of the screening...
  2. doi request reprint Epidemiology of hospital-acquired infections in veterans with spinal cord injury and disorder
    Charlesnika T Evans
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, and the Infection Control Section, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:234-42. 2008
    ..To describe the epidemiology of hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) in veterans with spinal cord injury and disorder (SCI&D)...
  3. pmc Response to the 2004-2005 influenza vaccine shortage in veterans with spinal cord injuries and disorders and their providers
    Charlesnika T Evans
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Spinal Cord Injury Quality Enhancement Research Initiative, Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 30:20-6. 2007
    ..To assess patient and provider behaviors regarding influenza vaccination, diagnosis, and testing strategies and the availability of influenza vaccine during the 2004-2005 nationwide influenza vaccine shortage...
  4. doi request reprint Bloodstream infections and setting of onset in persons with spinal cord injury and disorder
    C T Evans
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Spinal Cord 47:610-5. 2009
    ..A retrospective cohort study...
  5. doi request reprint Predictors and outcomes of antibiotic adequacy for bloodstream infections in veterans with spinal cord injury
    Charlesnika T Evans
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Spinal Cord Injury Quality Enhancement Research Initiative, Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:1364-70. 2009
    ..To identify predictors and outcomes associated with receiving inadequate empirical antimicrobial treatment for bloodstream infections (BSIs) in persons with spinal cord injury (SCI)...
  6. doi request reprint Antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory infection and subsequent outpatient and hospital utilization in veterans with spinal cord injury and disorder
    Charlesnika T Evans
    Department of Veterans Affairs VA, Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital 151H, Hines, IL, USA
    PM R 2:101-9. 2010
    ..To assess the association between antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory infection (ARI) and subsequent health-care utilization in veterans with spinal cord injury and disorder (SCI/D)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Influenza diagnosis and treatment in veterans with spinal cord injury
    Charlesnika T Evans
    Department of Veterans Affairs VA, Spinal Cord Injury Quality Enhancement Research Initiative, Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:291-3. 2006
    ..To assess influenza diagnosis and treatment behaviors and prescribing practices for antiviral medications among spinal cord injury (SCI) practitioners...
  8. pmc Providers' beliefs and behaviors regarding antibiotic prescribing and antibiotic resistance in persons with spinal cord injury or disorder
    Charlesnika T Evans
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward J Hines VA Hospital, IL 60141, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 34:16-21. 2011
    ..However, there are no studies focused on providers who care for these patients and their perceptions regarding antibiotic use and resistance...
  9. doi request reprint Knowledge and use of antimicrobial stewardship resources by spinal cord injury providers
    Charlesnika T Evans
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care and Spinal Cord Injury Quality Enhancement Research Initiative, Department of Veterans Affairs, Edward J Hines, Jr VA Hospital 151H, 5th Ave and Roosevelt Rd, PO Box 5000, Rm D302, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    PM R 3:619-23. 2011
    ..To assess the knowledge and the use of antimicrobial stewardship resources, such as hospital antibiograms and infectious disease consultants, by spinal cord injury or disorder (SCI/D) providers...
  10. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of outpatient visits for acute respiratory illness in veterans with spinal cord injuries and disorders
    Frances M Weaver
    Spinal Cord Injury Quality Enhancement Research Initiative, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 85:718-26. 2006
    ..We examined same-day and 60-day hospitalizations and 60-day mortality after acute respiratory illness (ARI) outpatient visits...
  11. ncbi request reprint Onset of symptoms and time to diagnosis of Clostridium difficile-associated disease following discharge from an acute care hospital
    Heidi T Chang
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research and Research Service, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:926-31. 2007
    ..To identify patients with a diagnosis of Clostridium difficile-associated disease (CDAD) in the ambulatory care setting and determine the relationship of symptom onset and diagnosis to prior hospitalization and exposure to antimicrobials...
  12. ncbi request reprint Using VA data for research in persons with spinal cord injuries and disorders: lessons from SCI QUERI
    Bridget M Smith
    SCI QUERI and Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, 5000 South Fifth Avenue, 151 H, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 47:679-88. 2010
    ..Primary data can be used to augment other missing SCI data and to provide more detailed information about complications commonly associated with SCI/D...
  13. doi request reprint Provider perspectives on soldiers with new spinal cord injuries returning from Iraq and Afghanistan
    Frances M Weaver
    Center for Complex Chronic Care and the Spinal Cord Injury Quality Enhancement Research Initiative, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:517-21. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to query providers regarding any unique problems or needs in a cohort of these soldiers treated in Veterans Health Administration (VHA) SCI Centers...
  14. pmc Smoking behavior and delivery of evidence-based care for veterans with spinal cord injuries and disorders
    Frances M Weaver
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care and the Spinal Cord Injury Quality Enhancement Research Initiative, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 34:35-45. 2011
    ..This study identified the factors associated with smoking in this population, motivations for smoking, and the readiness for smoking cessation. Current practices for the delivery of evidence-based tobacco cessation were also examined...
  15. pmc Acute respiratory tract infection visits of veterans with spinal cord injuries and disorders: rates, trends, and risk factors
    Bridget M Smith
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Spinal Cord Injury Quality Enhancement Research Initiative SCI QUERI, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 30:355-61. 2007
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  16. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcomes from nosocomial infections in persons with spinal cord injuries and disorders
    Sherri L LaVela
    Spinal Cord Injury Quality Enhancement Research Initiative, Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Department of Veterans Affairs, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Am J Infect Control 35:393-400. 2007
    ..Nosocomial infection may contribute to poor long-term consequences in persons who have spinal cord injuries and disorders (SCI&D)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Influenza vaccination among veterans with spinal cord injury: Part 2. Increasing vaccination rates
    Frances M Weaver
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Department of Veterans Affairs, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 26:210-8. 2003
    ..Historically, vaccination rates for veterans with SCI treated in Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities have been low. The objective of this study was to increase vaccination rates in this population using a multipronged strategy...
  18. pmc A comparison of multiple data sources to identify vaccinations for veterans with spinal cord injuries and disorders
    Frances M Weaver
    Spinal Cord Injury Quality Enhancement Research Initiative, Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines Veterans Administration Hospital, IL 60141, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 11:377-9. 2004
    ..Electronic records must include data that are consistently entered and validated before they can be useful for care management and decision making...
  19. ncbi request reprint Trends in antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory infection in veterans with spinal cord injury and disorder
    Charlesnika T Evans
    Department of Veterans Affairs Spinal Cord Injury Quality Enhancement Research Initiative, Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 55:1045-9. 2005
    ..Studies to date have not examined trends in antibiotic use in ARIs in populations with disabilities, thus we assessed antibiotic prescribing for veterans with spinal cord injury and disorder (SCI and D) with outpatient ARI visits...
  20. ncbi request reprint Influenza vaccination among veterans with spinal cord injury: Part 1. A survey of attitudes and behavior
    Charlesnika T Evans
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Department of Veterans Affairs, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 26:204-9. 2003
    ..Influenza vaccine has been shown to be effective, yet vaccination rates have been low in this population. To improve these rates, barriers and facilitators to receiving influenza vaccine in this population were identified...
  21. pmc Interventions to increase influenza vaccination rates in veterans with spinal cord injuries and disorders
    Frances M Weaver
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 30:10-9. 2007
    ..To increase the percentage of veterans with spinal cord injuries and disorders (SCI&D) who receive annual influenza vaccinations...
  22. ncbi request reprint Etiology and outcomes of veterans with spinal cord injury and disorders hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia
    Heidi T Chang
    Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University, Maywood, IL, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:262-7. 2005
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  23. doi request reprint Hypertension and antihypertensive treatment in veterans with spinal cord injury and disorders
    W Barry
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Spinal Cord Injury Quality Enhancement Research Initiative, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
    Spinal Cord 51:109-15. 2013
    ..Our study examined prevalence, associated factors, and pharmacological treatment of HTN in Veterans with SCI/D compared with a matched control group...
  24. ncbi request reprint Incidence of tuberculin skin test conversion among HIV-infected and -uninfected women: results of a 6-year study
    Audrey L French
    CORE Center Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 42:592-6. 2006
    ..To define the incidence of tuberculin skin test (TST) conversion and to evaluate the yield of annual testing in an era of declining tuberculosis incidence rate in the United States...
  25. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility-guided vs. empiric retreatment of Helicobacter pylori infection after treatment failure
    Jacob Yahav
    Helicobacter Research Institute, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 51:2316-21. 2006
    ..Susceptibility-guided retreatment appears to be significantly more effective than empiric retreatment in eradicating H. pylori after at least one previous treatment failure...
  26. doi request reprint High-grade cervical disease in adolescents with HIV
    L Stewart Massad
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 12:199-203. 2008
    ..To estimate the risk of high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (HSIL) in adolescents with HIV...
  27. ncbi request reprint Contraceptive use among U.S. women with HIV
    L Stewart Massad
    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois 62794 9640, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:657-66. 2007
    ..To describe trends in and correlates of use of contraception and sterilization among women with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effects of HIV infection and its treatment on self-reported menstrual abnormalities in women
    L Stewart Massad
    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois 62794 9640, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:591-8. 2006
    ..To describe menstrual abnormalities among women with HIV...