C A Camargo

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of body mass index, weight change, and risk of adult-onset asthma in women
    C A Camargo
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 159:2582-8. 1999
  2. doi request reprint Race/Ethnicity differences in the inpatient management of acute asthma in the United States
    Divay Chandra
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Chest 135:1527-34. 2009
  3. pmc Prospective multicenter study of bronchiolitis: predictors of an unscheduled visit after discharge from the emergency department
    Agatha Norwood
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:376-82. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Activity, dietary intake, and weight changes in a longitudinal study of preadolescent and adolescent boys and girls
    C S Berkey
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 105:E56. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Relation of peer and media influences to the development of purging behaviors among preadolescent and adolescent girls
    A E Field
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 153:1184-9. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint Overweight, weight concerns, and bulimic behaviors among girls and boys
    A E Field
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 38:754-60. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Prospective multicenter study of relapse following emergency department treatment of COPD exacerbation
    Sunghye Kim
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Clinics Building 397, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Chest 125:473-81. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint A multicenter study of depression among emergency department patients
    Anita Kumar
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:1284-9. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic treatment of acute respiratory infections in acute care settings
    Ralph Gonzales
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:288-94. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint National study on emergency department visits for transient ischemic attack, 1992-2001
    Jonathan A Edlow
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:666-72. 2006

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Publications108 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of body mass index, weight change, and risk of adult-onset asthma in women
    C A Camargo
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 159:2582-8. 1999
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Race/Ethnicity differences in the inpatient management of acute asthma in the United States
    Divay Chandra
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Chest 135:1527-34. 2009
    ..The purpose of the present analysis was to reexamine this important issue in a large multicenter study...
  3. pmc Prospective multicenter study of bronchiolitis: predictors of an unscheduled visit after discharge from the emergency department
    Agatha Norwood
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:376-82. 2010
    ..There is little evidence about which children with bronchiolitis will have worsened disease after discharge from the emergency department (ED). The objective of this study was to determine predictors of post-ED unscheduled visits...
  4. ncbi request reprint Activity, dietary intake, and weight changes in a longitudinal study of preadolescent and adolescent boys and girls
    C S Berkey
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 105:E56. 2000
    ..To examine the role of physical activity, inactivity, and dietary patterns on annual weight changes among preadolescents and adolescents, taking growth and development into account...
  5. ncbi request reprint Relation of peer and media influences to the development of purging behaviors among preadolescent and adolescent girls
    A E Field
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 153:1184-9. 1999
    ..To assess prospectively the relation of peer and media influences on the risk of development of purging behaviors...
  6. ncbi request reprint Overweight, weight concerns, and bulimic behaviors among girls and boys
    A E Field
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 38:754-60. 1999
    ..To assess the prevalence rates and correlates of overweight, concern with weight, and bulimic behaviors...
  7. ncbi request reprint Prospective multicenter study of relapse following emergency department treatment of COPD exacerbation
    Sunghye Kim
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Clinics Building 397, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Chest 125:473-81. 2004
    ..To determine the incidence and risk factors of relapse after an emergency department (ED) visit for COPD exacerbation...
  8. ncbi request reprint A multicenter study of depression among emergency department patients
    Anita Kumar
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:1284-9. 2004
    ..The authors sought to determine the 12-month prevalence of depression among emergency department (ED) patients using a single-question screen...
  9. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic treatment of acute respiratory infections in acute care settings
    Ralph Gonzales
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:288-94. 2006
    ..To examine the patterns of antibiotic use for acute respiratory tract infections (ARIs) in acute care settings...
  10. ncbi request reprint National study on emergency department visits for transient ischemic attack, 1992-2001
    Jonathan A Edlow
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:666-72. 2006
    ..To describe the epidemiology of U.S. emergency department (ED) visits for transient ischemic attack (TIA) and to measure rates of antiplatelet medication use, neuroimaging, and hospitalization during a ten-year time period...
  11. ncbi request reprint Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, and risk of type 2 diabetes in women
    Jamal S Rana
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:2478-84. 2004
    ..Increasing evidence points toward a role of inflammation in the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes. We wanted to determine the relation of COPD and asthma with the development of type 2 diabetes...
  12. ncbi request reprint Observational study of intravenous versus oral corticosteroids for acute asthma: an example of confounding by severity
    Sunday Clark
    EMNet Coordinating Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 326 Cambridge Street, Suite 410, Boston, MA 02114 2696, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:439-45. 2005
    ..Double-blind, randomized trials have clearly demonstrated that IV and oral corticosteroids have comparable efficacy...
  13. ncbi request reprint Direct medical costs of acute pancreatitis hospitalizations in the United States
    Peter J Fagenholz
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Pancreas 35:302-7. 2007
    ..To determine the direct medical costs of hospitalizations for acute pancreatitis in the United States and analyze the demographic characteristics of hospitalized patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and asthma severity among adults presenting to the emergency department
    Carey Conley Thomson
    Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Chest 124:795-802. 2003
    ..Among adults presenting to the emergency department (ED) with acute asthma, we sought to determine the prevalence of obesity, and the relation of body mass index (BMI) to asthma severity in this high-risk population...
  15. doi request reprint National study of emergency department visits for acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, 1993-2005
    Chu Lin Tsai
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:1275-83. 2008
    ..This study aimed to describe the epidemiology of ED visits for AECOPD and to evaluate concordance with guideline-recommended care...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prospective multicenter study of acute asthma in younger versus older adults presenting to the emergency department
    Aleena Banerji
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:48-55. 2006
    ..To describe acute asthma in younger versus older adults presenting to the emergency department (ED)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Sexual orientation, gender, and alcohol use in a cohort study of U.S. adolescent girls and boys
    Najat J Ziyadeh
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 87:119-30. 2007
    ..Sexual minority youth may be at elevated risk for alcohol use relative to heterosexual youth, but the reasons underlying higher rates and whether there may be gender differences in risk are not known...
  18. ncbi request reprint Peer, parent, and media influences on the development of weight concerns and frequent dieting among preadolescent and adolescent girls and boys
    A E Field
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 107:54-60. 2001
    ..To assess prospectively the influence of peers, parents, and the media on the development of weight concerns and frequent dieting...
  19. ncbi request reprint Association of adolescent cigar use with other high-risk behaviors
    A L Frazier
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 106:E26. 2000
    ..To describe the association of cigar use with use of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco, and alcohol among adolescents; and to examine the association of self-esteem, physical activity, and use of tobacco promotional items with cigar use...
  20. ncbi request reprint Sex-race differences in the relationship between obesity and asthma: the behavioral risk factor surveillance system, 2000
    Sunghye Kim
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 13:666-73. 2003
    ..They also suggest that the association is present only among women. Our analysis examines possible sex-race differences in the relationship between obesity and asthma...
  21. ncbi request reprint Alcohol drinking patterns and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus among younger women
    S Goya Wannamethee
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:1329-36. 2003
    ..To examine the relationship between alcohol consumption and the incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus among relatively young and middle-aged women...
  22. doi request reprint United States emergency department visits for vaginal bleeding during early pregnancy, 1993-2003
    Kathleen A Wittels
    Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:523.e1-6. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the epidemiology of emergency department (ED) visits for vaginal bleeding during early pregnancy (VBEP)...
  23. pmc Factors associated with delayed use or nonuse of systemic corticosteroids in emergency department patients with acute asthma
    Chu Lin Tsai
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 103:318-24. 2009
    ..Little is known about factors associated with systemic corticosteroid (SC) use in emergency department (ED) patients with acute asthma...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effect of leukocytosis at initial examination on prognosis in patients with primary unstable angina
    D M Lloyd-Jones
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Framingham, MA, USA
    Am Heart J 139:867-73. 2000
    ..Leukocytosis with acute myocardial infarction at initial examination predicts adverse prognosis, but it is unknown whether it predicts outcome in patients with primary unstable angina...
  25. ncbi request reprint Elderly patients receive less aggressive medical and invasive management of unstable angina: potential impact of practice guidelines
    R P Giugliano
    Cardiac Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Arch Intern Med 158:1113-20. 1998
    ..The Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR) released a practice guideline on the diagnosis and management of unstable angina in 1994...
  26. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for lack of asthma self-management knowledge among ED patients not on inhaled steroids
    M S Radeos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 19:253-9. 2001
    ..Efforts to design and implement an ED-based educational program should be tailored to better meet the needs of this high risk group...
  27. pmc Body-mass index and symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux in women
    Brian C Jacobson
    Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:2340-8. 2006
    ..An association between body-mass index (BMI)--the weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in meters - and symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease in persons of normal weight has not been demonstrated...
  28. pmc Association between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D level and upper respiratory tract infection in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Adit A Ginde
    Emergency Medicine Network, Massachusetts General Hospital, 326 Cambridge Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:384-90. 2009
    ..We hypothesize that serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) levels are inversely associated with self-reported recent upper RTI (URTI)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Amino-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide for the diagnosis of acute heart failure in patients with previous obstructive airway disease
    Roderick H Tung
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 48:66-74. 2006
    ..We evaluate results from amino-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) testing with or without those of clinical judgment for the evaluation of dyspneic patients with previous chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma...
  30. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of epistaxis in US emergency departments, 1992 to 2001
    Daniel J Pallin
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 46:77-81. 2005
    ..The epidemiology of emergency department (ED) visits for epistaxis is unknown. We use national data to fill this gap and test hypotheses that epistaxis visits are more common with increasing age and in winter...
  31. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of short stature and newly diagnosed asthma in women
    Deborah P Jones
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Asthma 44:291-5. 2007
    ..26-1.91). After adjustment for body mass index, the rate ratio was 1.16 (95% CI, 0.94-1.42). Short stature predicted adult-onset asthma in a large cohort of women, but this association was not independent of obesity...
  32. ncbi request reprint Association between common asthma therapies and recurrent asthma exacerbations in children enrolled in a state Medicaid plan
    Carlos A Camargo
    EMNet Coordinating Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:1054-61. 2007
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  33. ncbi request reprint Patient factors and medication guideline adherence among older women with asthma
    R Graham Barr
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1761-8. 2002
    ..Asthma guidelines are well established but often followed poorly. Determinants of adherence among older persons may differ from younger persons and have not been well characterized...
  34. doi request reprint Body mass index and response to asthma therapy: fluticasone propionate/salmeterol versus montelukast
    Carlos A Camargo
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Asthma 47:76-82. 2010
    ..Compared to subjects with normal BMI, the onset to peak FEV(1) may require longer treatment exposure in the very obese. Treatment responses to FP/salmeterol were consistently greater compared to MON and persisted at higher BMI...
  35. pmc Season of birth and food allergy in children
    Milo F Vassallo
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 104:307-13. 2010
    ..Based on seasonal patterns of UV-B exposure (and consequent vitamin D status), we hypothesized that patients with food allergy are more often born in fall or winter...
  36. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of intravenous montelukast in acute asthma
    Carlos A Camargo
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 167:528-33. 2003
    ..We conclude that intravenous montelukast in addition to standard therapy causes rapid benefit and is well tolerated in adults with acute asthma...
  37. pmc Insurance and quality of care for adults with acute asthma
    Timothy G Ferris
    Institute for Health Policy, Division of General Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Partners HealthCare System and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:905-13. 2002
    ..We sought to determine whether type of patient insurance is related to quality of care and subsequent outcomes for patients who arrive in the emergency department (ED) for acute asthma...
  38. doi request reprint Vitamin D status of newborns in New Zealand
    Carlos A Camargo
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 326 Cambridge Street, Suite 410, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Br J Nutr 104:1051-7. 2010
    ..Although the optimal timing and dosage of vitamin D supplementation require further study, our findings may assist future efforts to correct low levels of 25(OH)D among New Zealand mothers and their newborn children...
  39. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and prognosis of patients with suspected acute myocardial infarction and elevated MB relative index but normal total creatine kinase
    D M Lloyd-Jones
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Am J Cardiol 84:957-62. 1999
    ..Therefore, they may benefit from early aggressive therapy and risk stratification. These results suggest that CK-MB should be measured in all patients with suspected AMI, regardless of their total CK level...
  40. doi request reprint The role of body mass index in acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    C L Tsai
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Emerg Med J 26:701-5. 2009
    ..Low body mass index (BMI) is a strong prognostic marker in stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); however, little is known about its role in acute exacerbations of COPD...
  41. pmc Quality of care for acute myocardial infarction in 58 U.S. emergency departments
    Chu Lin Tsai
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:940-50. 2010
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of compliance with palivizumab recommendations in a multicenter study of young children presenting to the emergency department with bronchiolitis
    Jonathan Mansbach
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 23:362-7. 2007
    ..Our objective was to investigate compliance with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommendations for palivizumab prophylaxis among children who present to the emergency department (ED) with bronchiolitis...
  43. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with longer emergency department length of stay for children with bronchiolitis : a prospective multicenter study
    Jonathan M Mansbach
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 25:636-41. 2009
    ..Emergency department (ED) length of stay (LOS) is a quality of care measure and, when prolonged, contributes to ED crowding. Bronchiolitis, a common seasonal illness of infants, provides an opportunity to examine factors affecting ED LOS...
  44. ncbi request reprint Variation in institutional review board responses to a standard, observational, pediatric research protocol
    Jonathan Mansbach
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:377-80. 2007
    ..Multicenter studies are becoming more common, and variability in local institutional review board (IRB) assessments can be problematic...
  45. pmc Prospective study of dietary patterns and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among US men
    Raphaelle Varraso
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Thorax 62:786-91. 2007
    ..Because foods are consumed together and nutrients may interact, dietary patterns are an alternative way of characterising diet. A study was undertaken to assess the relation between dietary patterns and newly diagnosed COPD in men...
  46. doi request reprint Viral pathogens in acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Carlos A Camargo
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Intern Emerg Med 3:355-9. 2008
    ..A putative viral etiology was identified in 25% of AECOPD presenting for emergency care, of which approximately one-third were RSV-related...
  47. pmc Risk stratification for hospitalization in acute asthma: the CHOP classification tree
    Chu Lin Tsai
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 28:803-8. 2010
    ..Simple risk stratification rules are limited in acute asthma. We developed and externally validated a classification tree for asthma hospitalization...
  48. ncbi request reprint US outpatient office visits for bronchiolitis, 1993-2004
    Jonathan M Mansbach
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 7:304-7. 2007
    ..To describe the clinical epidemiology of US outpatient visits for children younger than 2 years with bronchiolitis...
  49. ncbi request reprint Circadian-rhythm differences among emergency department patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation
    Chu Lin Tsai
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, and Massachusetts General Hospital, 326 Cambridge Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Chronobiol Int 24:699-713. 2007
    ....
  50. doi request reprint Methodological considerations, such as directed acyclic graphs, for studying "acute on chronic" disease epidemiology: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease example
    Chu Lin Tsai
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:982-90. 2009
    ..Acute exacerbations of chronic disease are ubiquitous in clinical medicine, and thus far, there has been a paucity of integrated methodological discussion on this phenomenon...
  51. doi request reprint Inappropriate use of antibiotics for acute asthma in United States emergency departments
    Stefan G Vanderweil
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:736-43. 2008
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Variability in the diagnostic labeling of nonbacterial lower respiratory tract infections: a multicenter study of children who presented to the emergency department
    Jonathan M Mansbach
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 123:e573-81. 2009
    ..Our objective was to identify patterns of specific diagnoses and treatments that were given to children who presented with lower respiratory tract infection to US academic emergency departments...
  53. doi request reprint Bronchiolitis: lingering questions about its definition and the potential role of vitamin D
    Jonathan M Mansbach
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Main Clinical Building 9 South, 9157, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 122:177-9. 2008
  54. pmc Higher adiposity in infancy associated with recurrent wheeze in a prospective cohort of children
    Elsie M Taveras
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:1161-1166.e3. 2008
    ..Few prospective data link early childhood adiposity with asthma-related symptoms...
  55. doi request reprint Acute exacerbations of COPD: delay in presentation and the risk of hospitalization
    Divay Chandra
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    COPD 6:95-103. 2009
    ..Early presentation should be emphasized to patients and caregivers to advance efforts to decrease the morbidity, mortality, and costs of AECOPD treatment...
  56. doi request reprint Multicenter study of knowledge about human papilloma virus and attitudes among emergency department patients
    Jennifer C Millen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 22:356-9. 2009
    ..We sought to evaluate knowledge of human papilloma virus (HPV) and attitudes toward the HPV vaccine among emergency department (ED) patients...
  57. ncbi request reprint The National Emergency Department Safety Study: study rationale and design
    Ashley F Sullivan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:1182-9. 2007
    ..NEDSS is the first comprehensive national study of the frequency and types of medical errors in EDs. This article describes the methods used to develop and implement the study...
  58. ncbi request reprint Household smoking restrictions and adolescent smoking
    Laurie B Fisher
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Health Promot 22:15-21. 2007
    ..To examine the association between household smoking restrictions and adolescent smoking, controlling for parental smoking, peer smoking, and tobacco marketing...
  59. pmc Prospective study of cured meats consumption and risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in men
    Raphaelle Varraso
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1438-45. 2007
    ..00; p(trend) = 0.002). In contrast to these findings, the consumption of cured meats was not associated with the risk of adult-onset asthma. These data suggest that cured meat may worsen the adverse effects of smoking on risk of COPD...
  60. ncbi request reprint National study of Emergency Department visits for burn injuries, 1993 to 2004
    Peter J Fagenholz
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Burn Care Res 28:681-90. 2007
    ..Collaboration between burn specialists and Emergency Department personnel should focus on the care of these types of injuries...
  61. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels among US children aged 1 to 11 years: do children need more vitamin D?
    Jonathan M Mansbach
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 124:1404-10. 2009
    ..Our objective was to determine the serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) in a nationally representative sample of U.S. [corrected] children ages 1-11 [corrected] years...
  62. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with hospital admission among emergency department patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation
    Chu Lin Tsai
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:6-14. 2007
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Inconsistent electrocardiographic testing for syncope in United States emergency departments
    Benjamin C Sun
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:1306-8. 2004
    ..Variation in electrocardiographic testing represents an opportunity to improve the care of patients presenting with syncope to emergency departments...
  64. ncbi request reprint Sexual orientation, weight concerns, and eating-disordered behaviors in adolescent girls and boys
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston 02115, MA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:1115-23. 2004
    ..To examine sexual orientation group differences in eating disorder symptoms in adolescent girls and boys...
  65. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and admission patterns of patients presenting with syncope to U.S. emergency departments, 1992-2000
    Benjamin C Sun
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:1029-34. 2004
    ..To describe the characteristics and admission patterns of patients with syncope presenting to U.S. emergency departments (EDs)...
  66. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and risk for ischemic stroke in men: the role of drinking patterns and usual beverage
    Kenneth J Mukamal
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard School of Public Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:11-9. 2005
    ..The association of light to moderate alcohol consumption with risk for ischemic stroke remains controversial, as do the roles of beverage type and drinking pattern...
  67. ncbi request reprint Predicted peak expiratory flow: differences across formulae in the literature
    Michael S Radeos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 326 Cambridge Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 22:516-21. 2004
    ..Predicted PEF varied widely across formulae and choice of formula may alter guideline-based care. We propose recently published population-based equations as the reference standard for future asthma guidelines...
  68. ncbi request reprint Direct medical costs of syncope-related hospitalizations in the United States
    Benjamin C Sun
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:668-71. 2005
    ..4 billion (95% confidence interval [CI] $2.2 to $2.6 billion), with a mean cost of $5,400 (95% CI $5,100 to $5,600) per hospitalization. Efforts to safely decrease syncope-related admissions may result in substantial costs savings...
  69. ncbi request reprint Bronchiolitis in US emergency departments 1992 to 2000: epidemiology and practice variation
    Jonathan M Mansbach
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 21:242-7. 2005
    ..To describe the epidemiology of US emergency department (ED) visits for bronchiolitis, including the characteristics of children presenting to the ED and the variability in bronchiolitis care in the ED...
  70. doi request reprint The short-form chronic respiratory disease questionnaire was a valid, reliable, and responsive quality-of-life instrument in acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Chu Lin Tsai
    EMNet Coordinating Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:489-97. 2008
    ..To assess the psychometric properties of the short-form chronic respiratory disease questionnaire (SF-CRQ) as a quality-of-life (QOL) instrument in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbations...
  71. pmc Breast-feeding and overweight in adolescence: within-family analysis [corrected]
    Matthew W Gillman
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 17:112-4. 2006
    ..These associations may be confounded by sociocultural determinants of both breast-feeding and obesity. We addressed this possibility by assessing the association of breast-feeding duration with adolescent obesity within sibling sets...
  72. ncbi request reprint Utility of amino-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide testing for prediction of 1-year mortality in patients with dyspnea treated in the emergency department
    James L Januzzi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:315-20. 2006
    ..Amino-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) is useful for diagnosis and triage of patients with dyspnea, but its role for predicting outcomes in such patients remains undefined...
  73. ncbi request reprint Weight concerns and weight control behaviors of adolescents and their mothers
    Alison E Field
    Division of Adolescent Young Adult Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:1121-6. 2005
    ..To assess the association between weight concerns and weight control practices of adolescents and their mothers...
  74. pmc Maternal antioxidant intake in pregnancy and wheezing illnesses in children at 2 y of age
    Augusto A Litonjua
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:903-11. 2006
    ..Low intakes of dietary antioxidants may contribute to increases in asthma and allergy...
  75. ncbi request reprint Beta(2)-adrenoceptor polymorphism and body mass index are associated with adult-onset asthma in sedentary but not active women
    R G Barr
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Chest 120:1474-9. 2001
    ..In addition, BMI predicts asthma. We hypothesized that these DNA sequence variants predict adult-onset asthma only in sedentary women...
  76. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in the interleukin 17F gene (IL17F) and asthma
    C D Ramsey
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Genes Immun 6:236-41. 2005
    ..None of the SNPs or haplotypes tested in IL17F were associated with asthma. The polymorphisms identified in this study may be used in future studies of association between IL17F and phenotypes related to immune responses...
  77. ncbi request reprint Variation in institutional review board responses to a standard protocol for a multicenter clinical trial
    T O Stair
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 8:636-41. 2001
    ..Multicenter clinical trials require approval by multiple local institutional review boards (IRBs). The Multicenter Airway Research Collaboration mailed a clinical trial protocol to its U.S. investigators and 44 IRBs ultimately reviewed it...
  78. ncbi request reprint Risk of overweight among adolescents who were breastfed as infants
    M W Gillman
    Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, 126 Brookline Ave, Suite 200, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    JAMA 285:2461-7. 2001
    ..Physiological and behavioral mechanisms and preliminary epidemiologic data suggest that breastfeeding could lower the risk of subsequent obesity in adolescence...
  79. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and asthma among Mexican adults: the effect of using self-reported vs measured weight and height
    A A Santillan
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:1430-3. 2003
    ..Measurement bias merits greater attention in future research on obesity and asthma...
  80. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D levels and early mortality among incident hemodialysis patients
    M Wolf
    Renal Unit, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Kidney Int 72:1004-13. 2007
    ..Our study shows that among incident hemodialysis patients, vitamin D deficiency is common, correlates poorly with other components of mineral metabolism and is associated with increased early mortality...
  81. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of moderate alcohol consumption and risk of peripheral arterial disease in US male physicians
    C A Camargo
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02215 1204, USA
    Circulation 95:577-80. 1997
    ..Moderate alcohol consumption decreases the risk of coronary heart disease, but its relation to peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is uncertain...
  82. ncbi request reprint Insurance and quality of care for children with acute asthma
    T G Ferris
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 1:267-74. 2001
    ..We found uninsured children to have consistently poorer quality of care than insured patients...
  83. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of drinking patterns in relation to risk of type 2 diabetes among men
    K M Conigrave
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes 50:2390-5. 2001
    ..Our findings suggested that frequent alcohol consumption conveys the greatest protection against type 2 diabetes, even if the level of consumption per drinking day is low. Beverage choice did not alter risk...
  84. ncbi request reprint Association of unstable angina guideline care with improved survival
    R P Giugliano
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:1775-80. 2000
    ..An unstable angina guideline was published in 1994 by the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, Bethesda, Md. However, the relationship between guideline-concordant care and patient outcomes is unknown...
  85. ncbi request reprint Effect of skin pigmentation on pulse oximetry accuracy in the emergency department
    J N Adler
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 5:965-70. 1998
    ..To determine whether pulse oximeter (PO) accuracy and signal quality are affected by level of skin pigmentation...
  86. doi request reprint Demographic disparities in numeracy among emergency department patients: evidence from two multicenter studies
    Adit A Ginde
    Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 72:350-6. 2008
    ..To estimate the prevalence and demographic disparities in limited numeracy among emergency department (ED) patients...
  87. ncbi request reprint A prospective multicenter study of factors associated with hospital admission among adults with acute asthma
    Ellen J Weber
    Division of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Am J Med 113:371-8. 2002
    ..We sought to determine patient characteristics associated with hospital admission after emergency treatment for asthma, and whether disposition guidelines are followed...
  88. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of IV beta-agonists in treating patients with acute asthma in the emergency department: a meta-analysis
    Andrew H Travers
    Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Alberta, 1G1 50 WMC, 8440 112th Street, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2B7 Canada
    Chest 122:1200-7. 2002
    ..To determine the benefit of IV beta(2)-agonists for severe acute asthma treated in the emergency department (ED)...
  89. ncbi request reprint Initial oxygen saturation as a predictor of admission in children presenting to the emergency department with acute asthma
    Laine Keahey
    Section of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Winnipeg Children s Hospital, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Ann Emerg Med 40:300-7. 2002
    ..Study objective: The objective of the current study was to examine whether initial room air SaO (2) in children presenting to the ED with acute asthma is a reliable predictor of hospital admission...
  90. ncbi request reprint National study of US emergency department visits for attempted suicide and self-inflicted injury, 1997-2001
    Arpi Doshi
    University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 46:369-75. 2005
    ..We describe the epidemiology of emergency department (ED) visits for attempted suicide and self-inflicted injury...
  91. ncbi request reprint Risk of recurrent emergency department visits or hospitalizations in children with asthma receiving nebulized budesonide inhalation suspension compared with other asthma medications
    Trent McLaughlin
    NDCHealth, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:1319-28. 2007
    ..Asthma medication use, evaluated by asthma-related prescriptions < or = 30 days after the index event, determined treatment groups...
  92. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of sudden-onset asthma exacerbations in children
    Hanan A Sedik
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 23:439-44. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that a similar pattern would be evident in children presenting to the emergency department (ED) with an asthma exacerbation...
  93. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in emergency department patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation
    Rita K Cydulka
    Department of Emergency Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44109, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:1173-9. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if acute presentation, management, and outcomes differ among men and women seeking care in the emergency department (ED) for exacerbation of COPD...
  94. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in the presentation and course of asthma hospitalizations
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, 7060 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    Chest 129:50-5. 2006
    ..To distinguish between differences in prevalence, asthma severity, and treatment to explain sex-related differences in hospitalized asthma patients...
  95. ncbi request reprint Surrogate markers for adverse outcomes in normotensive patients with pulmonary embolism
    Jeffrey A Kline
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:2773-80. 2006
    ..Although echocardiography has proven utility in risk stratifying normotensive patients with pulmonary embolism, echocardiography is not always available...
  96. pmc Comparison of Canadian versus American emergency department visits for acute asthma
    Brian H Rowe
    Department of Emergency Medicine and School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
    Can Respir J 14:331-7. 2007
    ..Acute asthma is a common emergency department (ED) presentation in both Canada and the United States...
  97. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking among asthmatic adults presenting to 64 emergency departments
    Robert A Silverman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY 11040, USA
    Chest 123:1472-9. 2003
    ..The present study determined the prevalence of cigarette smoking among adults presenting to the ED with acute asthma and identified the factors associated with current smoking status...
  98. doi request reprint Vitamin D and atopic disorders in an obese population screened for vitamin D deficiency
    Eyal Oren
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:533-4. 2008
  99. ncbi request reprint Sex differences among children 2-13 years of age presenting at the emergency department with acute asthma
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, San Diego, California 92111, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 37:523-9. 2004
    ..These data suggest that asthma is not inherently more severe in boys with asthma compared to girls, and that the increased rate of hospitalizations in boys under age 13 is due to differences in prevalence, not severity...
  100. doi request reprint Multicenter study of limited health literacy in emergency department patients
    Adit A Ginde
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:577-80. 2008
    ..The objective was to evaluate the prevalence of limited health literacy and its association with sociodemographic variables in emergency department (ED) patients...
  101. ncbi request reprint The relationship of sex to asthma prevalence, health care utilization, and medications in a large managed care organization
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, San Diego, California 92111, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 91:553-8. 2003
    ..Age-related sex differences in asthma hospitalizations and emergency department (ED) visits have been reported, but relationships of these differences to disease prevalence and outpatient management have not been defined...