Chu Lin Tsai

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Comparative effectiveness of noninvasive ventilation vs invasive mechanical ventilation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients with acute respiratory failure
    Chu Lin Tsai
    Division of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Hosp Med 8:165-72. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Age-related differences in asthma outcomes in the United States, 1988-2006
    Chu Lin Tsai
    Division of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences, The University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 110:240-6, 246.e1. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Emergency department case volume and patient outcomes in acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Chu Lin Tsai
    Division of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences, The University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, TX, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:656-63. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in emergency care for joint dislocation in 53 US EDs
    Chu Lin Tsai
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1970-80. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Age-related differences in clinical outcomes for acute asthma in the United States, 2006-2008
    Chu Lin Tsai
    Division of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 129:1252-1258.e1. 2012
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. pmc Development and validation of a risk-adjustment tool in acute asthma
    Chu Lin Tsai
    EMNet Coordinating Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, 02114, USA
    Health Serv Res 44:1701-17. 2009
  9. pmc Quality of emergency care provided by physician assistants and nurse practitioners in acute asthma
    Chu Lin Tsai
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 28:485-91. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Factors associated with short-term recovery of health status among emergency department patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Chu Lin Tsai
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 326 Cambridge St, Suite 410, Boston, MA, 02114, USA
    Qual Life Res 18:191-9. 2009

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. doi request reprint Comparative effectiveness of noninvasive ventilation vs invasive mechanical ventilation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients with acute respiratory failure
    Chu Lin Tsai
    Division of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Hosp Med 8:165-72. 2013
    ..Limited evidence exists on the comparative effectiveness of noninvasive ventilation (NIV) vs invasive mechanical ventilation (IMV) in acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD) patients with respiratory failure...
  2. doi request reprint Age-related differences in asthma outcomes in the United States, 1988-2006
    Chu Lin Tsai
    Division of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences, The University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 110:240-6, 246.e1. 2013
    ..Relatively little is known about the effect of age on asthma outcomes in adults, particularly at a national level...
  3. doi request reprint Emergency department case volume and patient outcomes in acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Chu Lin Tsai
    Division of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences, The University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, TX, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:656-63. 2012
    ..The objective was to determine whether emergency department (ED) case volume of acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD) is associated with patient outcomes in AECOPD...
  4. doi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in emergency care for joint dislocation in 53 US EDs
    Chu Lin Tsai
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1970-80. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate racial/ethnic differences in emergency care for patients with joint dislocation...
  5. doi request reprint Age-related differences in clinical outcomes for acute asthma in the United States, 2006-2008
    Chu Lin Tsai
    Division of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 129:1252-1258.e1. 2012
    ..Little is known about the effect of age on acute asthma outcomes...
  6. 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...
  7. 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
    ....
  8. pmc Development and validation of a risk-adjustment tool in acute asthma
    Chu Lin Tsai
    EMNet Coordinating Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, 02114, USA
    Health Serv Res 44:1701-17. 2009
    ..To develop and prospectively validate a risk-adjustment tool in acute asthma...
  9. pmc Quality of emergency care provided by physician assistants and nurse practitioners in acute asthma
    Chu Lin Tsai
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 28:485-91. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the quality of care provided by physician assistants or nurse practitioners (ie, midlevel providers [MLPs]) in acute asthma, as compared with that provided by physicians...
  10. doi request reprint Factors associated with short-term recovery of health status among emergency department patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Chu Lin Tsai
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 326 Cambridge St, Suite 410, Boston, MA, 02114, USA
    Qual Life Res 18:191-9. 2009
    ..To determine the factors associated with short-term recovery of health status following chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbation...
  11. doi request reprint Racial and ethnic differences in emergency care for acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Chu Lin Tsai
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:108-15. 2009
    ..The objective was to investigate racial and ethnic differences in emergency care for patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD)...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint Pharmacoepidemiologic study of acute exacerbations of COPD: challenges and opportunities
    Chu Lin Tsai
    Division of Epidemiology and Disease Control, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 1200 Herman Pressler, Suite W610, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 8:1221-4. 2010
    ..summarizes the key findings, and extends the discussion to the challenges and opportunities of pharmacoepidemiologic studies in acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...
  15. doi request reprint Quality of care for joint dislocation in 47 US EDs
    Chu Lin Tsai
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1105-13. 2012
    ..We sought to determine concordance of ED management of dislocation with guideline recommendations and to assess whether higher concordance was associated with better patient outcomes...
  16. pmc Quality of care for acute asthma in 63 US emergency departments
    Chu Lin Tsai
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 123:354-61. 2009
    ..Little is known about the quality of acute asthma care in the emergency department (ED)...
  17. 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
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  18. 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...
  19. doi request reprint Multicenter study of cigarette smoking among patients presenting to the emergency department with acute asthma
    Sundip N Patel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Cooper University Hospital, Camden 08103, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 103:121-7. 2009
    ..Many studies have focused on smoking and chronic asthma severity. However, research on the relationship between smoking and acute asthma severity in an acute care setting is sparse...
  20. doi request reprint ED visit volume and quality of care in acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Chu Lin Tsai
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 27:1040-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine whether emergency department (ED) visit volume is associated with ED quality of care in patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  21. doi request reprint Safety climate and medical errors in 62 US emergency departments
    Carlos A Camargo
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 60:555-563.e20. 2012
    ..We describe the incidence and types of medical errors in emergency departments (EDs) and assess the validity of a survey instrument that identifies systems factors contributing to errors in EDs...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. pmc Factors associated with frequency of emergency department visits for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation
    Chu Lin Tsai
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:799-804. 2007
    ..Little is known about the factors associated with frequency of emergency department visits (FEDV) in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients with recurrent exacerbations...
  25. 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...
  26. pmc Spirometric correlates of dyspnea improvement among emergency department patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation
    Carlos A Camargo
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 326 Cambridge Street, Suite 410, Boston MA 02114, USA
    Respir Care 53:892-6. 2008
    ..To examine whether change in slow vital capacity (SVC) correlates to dyspnea improvement during emergency department (ED) treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbation...
  27. 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
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  28. ncbi request reprint Positive predictive value of ICD-9-CM codes to detect acute exacerbation of COPD in the emergency department
    Adit A Ginde
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:678-80. 2008
    ..A study was undertaken to validate ICD-9-CM coding for accurate identification of AECOPD visits...
  29. 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
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