Anne Fuhlbrigge

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Identifying the components of asthma health status in children with mild to moderate asthma
    Elizabeth W Holt
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:1175-80. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint The effect of treatment of allergic rhinitis on asthma morbidity, including emergency department visits
    Anne L Fuhlbrigge
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 3:29-32. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of inhaled steroids in asthma: impact of effect on bone mineral density
    Anne L Fuhlbrigge
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 117:359-66. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of asthma prescription measures and health system performance based on emergency department utilization
    Anne Fuhlbrigge
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 42:465-71. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint The influence of variation in type and pattern of symptoms on assessment in pediatric asthma
    Anne L Fuhlbrigge
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 181 Longwood Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 118:619-25. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Forced expiratory volume in 1 second percentage improves the classification of severity among children with asthma
    Anne L Fuhlbrigge
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e347-55. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Are performance measures based on automated medical records valid for physician/practice profiling of asthma care?
    Anne Fuhlbrigge
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Med Care 46:620-6. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Validity of the HEDIS criteria to identify children with persistent asthma and sustained high utilization
    Anne L Fuhlbrigge
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:325-30. 2005
  9. pmc Predictors of symptoms are different from predictors of severe exacerbations from asthma in children
    Ann Chen Wu
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215 5301, USA
    Chest 140:100-7. 2011
  10. pmc In utero smoke exposure and impaired response to inhaled corticosteroids in children with asthma
    Robyn T Cohen
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachussetts, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 126:491-7. 2010

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. pmc Identifying the components of asthma health status in children with mild to moderate asthma
    Elizabeth W Holt
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:1175-80. 2008
    ..Weak and inconsistent correlations between measurements of asthma health status suggest that the disease is composed of nonoverlapping components...
  2. ncbi request reprint The effect of treatment of allergic rhinitis on asthma morbidity, including emergency department visits
    Anne L Fuhlbrigge
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 3:29-32. 2003
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of inhaled steroids in asthma: impact of effect on bone mineral density
    Anne L Fuhlbrigge
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 117:359-66. 2006
    ..The effects of inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) preparations on bone health have been debated. Multiple analyses have been published examining the question, with mixed results...
  4. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of asthma prescription measures and health system performance based on emergency department utilization
    Anne Fuhlbrigge
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 42:465-71. 2004
    ..Measures based on the use of either antiinflammatory and/or reliever medications have been used to evaluate clinical performance in asthma...
  5. ncbi request reprint The influence of variation in type and pattern of symptoms on assessment in pediatric asthma
    Anne L Fuhlbrigge
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 181 Longwood Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 118:619-25. 2006
    ..We conducted a national, population-based survey to examine the asthma-related health burden of US children...
  6. ncbi request reprint Forced expiratory volume in 1 second percentage improves the classification of severity among children with asthma
    Anne L Fuhlbrigge
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e347-55. 2006
    ..The objective of this analysis was to examine the association between FEV1% and future risk of exacerbations among a well-characterized population of children with asthma...
  7. ncbi request reprint Are performance measures based on automated medical records valid for physician/practice profiling of asthma care?
    Anne Fuhlbrigge
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Med Care 46:620-6. 2008
    ..The use of physician profiles in "pay for performance" initiatives depend on their reliability and accuracy...
  8. ncbi request reprint Validity of the HEDIS criteria to identify children with persistent asthma and sustained high utilization
    Anne L Fuhlbrigge
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:325-30. 2005
    ....
  9. pmc Predictors of symptoms are different from predictors of severe exacerbations from asthma in children
    Ann Chen Wu
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215 5301, USA
    Chest 140:100-7. 2011
    ..The goal of our study was (1) to assess the association of asthma symptoms with severe asthma exacerbations and (2) to compare predictors of persistent asthma symptoms and predictors of severe asthma exacerbations...
  10. pmc In utero smoke exposure and impaired response to inhaled corticosteroids in children with asthma
    Robyn T Cohen
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachussetts, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 126:491-7. 2010
    ..Few studies have examined the effects of in utero smoke exposure (IUS) on lung function in children with asthma, and there are no published data on the impact of IUS on treatment outcomes in children with asthma...
  11. pmc Serum vitamin D levels and severe asthma exacerbations in the Childhood Asthma Management Program study
    John M Brehm
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 126:52-8.e5. 2010
    ..Vitamin D status might play a role in preventing asthma exacerbations...
  12. pmc Clinical predictors and outcomes of consistent bronchodilator response in the childhood asthma management program
    Sunita Sharma
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 122:921-928.e4. 2008
    ..Among asthmatic subjects, bronchodilator response (BDR) to inhaled beta(2)-adrenergic agonists is variable, and the significance of a consistent response over time is unknown...
  13. ncbi request reprint Patient and surgical factors influencing air leak after lung volume reduction surgery: lessons learned from the National Emphysema Treatment Trial
    Malcolm M Decamp
    Section of Thoracic Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:197-206; discussion 206-7. 2006
    ..We sought to identify risk factors for air leak and its duration and to estimate its medical consequences for selecting optimal perioperative technique(s), such as buttressing technique, to preempt or treat post-LVRS air leak...
  14. pmc Physiological and computed tomographic predictors of outcome from lung volume reduction surgery
    George R Washko
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 181:494-500. 2010
    ..We therefore sought to examine radiographic and physiologic predictors of surgical outcomes in a large, multicenter clinical investigation, the National Emphysema Treatment Trial...
  15. pmc Risk factors and predictive clinical scores for asthma exacerbations in childhood
    Erick Forno
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Chest 138:1156-65. 2010
    ..Primary-care providers lack efficient tools to identify children at high risk for exacerbations. We aimed to construct a clinical score to help providers to identify such children...
  16. pmc Asthma outcomes: exacerbations
    Anne Fuhlbrigge
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 129:S34-48. 2012
    ..The goals of asthma treatment include preventing recurrent exacerbations. Yet there is no consensus about the terminology for describing or defining "exacerbation" or about how to characterize an episode's severity...
  17. ncbi request reprint Parent-reported environmental exposures and environmental control measures for children with asthma
    Jonathan A Finkelstein
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Ave, Sixth Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:258-64. 2002
    ..Mounting evidence suggests that indoor allergens and irritants contribute to childhood asthma. National asthma guidelines highlight the importance of their reduction as part of comprehensive asthma treatment...
  18. pmc Predictors of mortality in patients with emphysema and severe airflow obstruction
    Fernando J Martinez
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0360, and Section of Thoracic Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 173:1326-34. 2006
    ..Limited data exist describing risk factors for mortality in patients having predominantly emphysema...
  19. pmc The impact of self-identified race on epidemiologic studies of gene expression
    Sunita Sharma
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Genet Epidemiol 35:93-101. 2011
    ....
  20. pmc Decreased response to inhaled steroids in overweight and obese asthmatic children
    Erick Forno
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 127:741-9. 2011
    ..The mechanisms and consequences of the observed association between obesity and childhood asthma are unclear...
  21. pmc Airway responsiveness in mild to moderate childhood asthma: sex influences on the natural history
    Kelan G Tantisira
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 178:325-31. 2008
    ..Airway responsiveness is a prognostic marker for asthma symptoms in later life...
  22. pmc Predictors of poor response during asthma therapy differ with definition of outcome
    Angela J Rogers
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Pharmacogenomics 10:1231-42. 2009
    ..To evaluate phenotypic and genetic variables associated with a poor long-term response to inhaled corticosteroid therapy for asthma, based independently on lung function changes or asthma exacerbations...
  23. pmc Patterns of inhaled corticosteroid use and asthma control in the Childhood Asthma Management Program Continuation Study
    Gregory S Sawicki
    Division of Respiratory Diseases, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 104:30-5. 2010
    ..Daily controller medication use is recommended for children with persistent asthma to achieve asthma control...
  24. ncbi request reprint A novel approach to defining the relationship between lung function and symptom status in asthma
    Karen M Kuntz
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, 718 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:11-8. 2002
    ..Functional relationships between FEV(1) percent predicted and asthma-related symptoms can be useful for inferring the effect on the symptoms of a population associated with overall improvements in lung function...
  25. ncbi request reprint FCER2: a pharmacogenetic basis for severe exacerbations in children with asthma
    Kelan G Tantisira
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 120:1285-91. 2007
    ..Although inhaled corticosteroids (ICSs) generally protect against severe exacerbations in asthma, they may result in elevated IgE levels, which are associated with exacerbations...
  26. ncbi request reprint Bronchodilation and bronchoconstriction: predictors of future lung function in childhood asthma
    Kelan G Tantisira
    Channing Laboratory, Pulmonary Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 117:1264-71. 2006
    ..Persistently low levels of lung function are associated with subsequent symptoms in patients with asthma as children...
  27. pmc Cost-effectiveness of omalizumab in adults with severe asthma: results from the Asthma Policy Model
    Ann C Wu
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02215 5301, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 120:1146-52. 2007
    ..Given the high acquisition cost of omalizumab, its role and cost-effectiveness in disease management require definition...
  28. ncbi request reprint Asthma severity and asthma control: symptoms, pulmonary function, and inflammatory markers
    Anne L Fuhlbrigge
    Channing Laboratory, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 10:1-6. 2004
    ..From these articles the author selected the articles most relevant for discussion...
  29. pmc Modeling the potential impact of a prescription drug copayment increase on the adult asthmatic medicaid population
    Seung Jin Bae
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Value Health 11:110-8. 2008
    ..We sought to determine the likely health outcomes and cost shifts attributable to this copayment increase using the example of inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) use among adult asthmatic Medicaid beneficiaries...
  30. ncbi request reprint Stratifying asthma populations by medication use: how you count counts
    James H Glauber
    Health Services Research Children s Hospital, Boston Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 88:451-6. 2002
    ..Provider-directed pharmacy profiling seeks to identify physicians whose prescribing of recommended asthma medication is suboptimal. Both strategies require an accurate approach to counting prescribed asthma medication...
  31. ncbi request reprint A single measure of FEV1 is associated with risk of asthma attacks in long-term follow-up
    Barrett T Kitch
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Chest 126:1875-82. 2004
    ..Clinical practice guidelines for asthma care emphasize the use of objective measures of asthma severity, and yet little data exist on the relationship between FEV(1) and asthma outcomes over long-term follow-up...
  32. ncbi request reprint The burden of asthma in the United States: level and distribution are dependent on interpretation of the national asthma education and prevention program guidelines
    Anne L Fuhlbrigge
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 166:1044-9. 2002
    ..Inquiry into recent day or nighttime symptoms alone underestimates the burden of asthma and may lead to inadequate treatment of asthma based on national guideline recommendations...
  33. ncbi request reprint Association between preference-based health-related quality of life and asthma severity
    Marilyn L Moy
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 92:329-34. 2004
    ..International guidelines have been developed to guide medical management according to asthma severity defined by lung function and symptom frequency...
  34. pmc Practice-level effects of interventions to improve asthma care in primary care settings: the Pediatric Asthma Care Patient Outcomes Research Team
    Jonathan A Finkelstein
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1737-57. 2005
    ..And, to compare findings with previously reported patient-level outcomes of trial enrollees...
  35. pmc The effect of lung volume reduction surgery on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbations
    George R Washko
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 177:164-9. 2008
    ..The effect of LVRS on COPD exacerbations has not been as extensively studied, and whether improvement in postoperative lung function alters the risk of disease exacerbations is not known...
  36. ncbi request reprint Inhaled corticosteroids for young children with wheezing
    Diane R Gold
    N Engl J Med 354:2058-60. 2006
  37. ncbi request reprint A multisite randomized trial of the effects of physician education and organizational change in chronic-asthma care: health outcomes of the Pediatric Asthma Care Patient Outcomes Research Team II Study
    Paula Lozano
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, 1730 Minor Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:875-83. 2004
    ..Traditional primary care practice change approaches have not led to full implementation of national asthma guidelines...
  38. ncbi request reprint Intranasal steroids and the risk of emergency department visits for asthma
    Robert J Adams
    Department of Medicine, University of Adelaide, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Woodville, Australia
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 109:636-42. 2002
    ..In patients with asthma, treatment for associated conditions, such as rhinitis, is recommended. It is unknown whether this treatment can reduce the risk for emergency department (ED) visits for asthma...
  39. ncbi request reprint Agreement between caregiver reported healthcare utilization and administrative data for children with asthma
    Todd A Lee
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    J Asthma 44:189-94. 2007
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint A multisite randomized trial of the effects of physician education and organizational change in chronic asthma care: cost-effectiveness analysis of the Pediatric Asthma Care Patient Outcomes Research Team II (PAC-PORT II)
    Sean D Sullivan
    Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research and Policy Program and Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:428-34. 2005
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Defining the responder in asthma therapy
    David A Stempel
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 115:466-9. 2005
  42. ncbi request reprint Patterns of asthma control: a 3-year analysis of patient claims
    David A Stempel
    Infomed Northwest and University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 115:935-9. 2005
    ..The goal of asthma therapy is to maintain consistent control...