Drew A Helmer

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Challenges to be overcome using population-based sampling methods to recruit veterans for a study of post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury
    Peter J Bayley
    War Related Illness and Injury Study Center WRIISC, Veteran Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, 3801 Miranda Avenue 151Y, Palo Alto, CA 94304 1290, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 14:48. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Assessment and documentation of sexual health issues of recent combat veterans seeking VHA care
    Drew A Helmer
    War Related Illness and Injury Study Center, VA New Jersey Health Care System, East Orange, NJ 07018, USA
    J Sex Med 10:1065-73. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Chronic widespread pain, mental health, and physical role function in OEF/OIF veterans
    Drew A Helmer
    Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pain Med 10:1174-82. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Opting out of an integrated healthcare system: dual-system use is associated with poorer glycemic control in veterans with diabetes
    Drew Helmer
    VA New Jersey Health Care System Center for Healthcare Knowledge Management, East Orange, NJ, USA
    Prim Care Diabetes 2:73-80. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Can ambulatory care prevent hospitalization for metabolic decompensation?
    Drew A Helmer
    Center for Healthcare Knowledge Management, Veterans Administration New Jersey Health Care System, East Orange, New Jersey, USA
    Med Care 46:148-57. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Individualized, non-age-based glycemic control in elderly veterans with diabetes
    Drew A Helmer
    Center for Healthcare Knowledge Management, Veterans Affairs New Jersey Health Care System, East Orange, New Jersey, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:728-31. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Health and exposure concerns of veterans deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan
    Drew A Helmer
    War Related Illness and Injury Study Center, VA New Jersey Healthcare System, East Orange, NJ 07018, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:475-80. 2007
  8. pmc Health services use among Gulf War veterans and Gulf War era nondeployed veterans: a large population-based survey
    Drew A Helmer
    War Related Illness and Injury Study Center and the Center for Healthcare Knowledge Management, Veterans Affairs New Jersey HealthCare System, East Orange, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:2145-8. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Applying diabetes-related Prevention Quality Indicators to a national cohort of veterans with diabetes
    Drew A Helmer
    Department of Veterans Affairs New Jersey Health Care System, East Orange, New Jersey 07018, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:3017-23. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint The war-related illness and injury study centers: a resource for deployment-related health concerns
    Andrew E Lincoln
    War Related Illness and Injury Study Center, Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 50 Irving Street, NW, Washington, DC 20422, USA
    Mil Med 171:577-85. 2006

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Publications14

  1. pmc Challenges to be overcome using population-based sampling methods to recruit veterans for a study of post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury
    Peter J Bayley
    War Related Illness and Injury Study Center WRIISC, Veteran Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, 3801 Miranda Avenue 151Y, Palo Alto, CA 94304 1290, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 14:48. 2014
    ..This study investigated the feasibility of recruiting veterans returning from recent military conflicts--Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) and Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)--using a population-based sampling method...
  2. ncbi request reprint Assessment and documentation of sexual health issues of recent combat veterans seeking VHA care
    Drew A Helmer
    War Related Illness and Injury Study Center, VA New Jersey Health Care System, East Orange, NJ 07018, USA
    J Sex Med 10:1065-73. 2013
    ..Recent combat veterans may be particularly vulnerable to sexual health issues due to their deployment-related health issues such as mental health conditions, prescription medications use, and psychosocial challenges...
  3. ncbi request reprint Chronic widespread pain, mental health, and physical role function in OEF/OIF veterans
    Drew A Helmer
    Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pain Med 10:1174-82. 2009
    ..Describe the associations among pain, mental health concerns, and function in veterans of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Opting out of an integrated healthcare system: dual-system use is associated with poorer glycemic control in veterans with diabetes
    Drew Helmer
    VA New Jersey Health Care System Center for Healthcare Knowledge Management, East Orange, NJ, USA
    Prim Care Diabetes 2:73-80. 2008
    ..To test for an association between quality of care and patient choice to obtain care outside an integrated healthcare delivery system...
  5. ncbi request reprint Can ambulatory care prevent hospitalization for metabolic decompensation?
    Drew A Helmer
    Center for Healthcare Knowledge Management, Veterans Administration New Jersey Health Care System, East Orange, New Jersey, USA
    Med Care 46:148-57. 2008
    ..Metabolic decompensations (MD) are hospitalizations considered preventable with appropriate ambulatory care. We tested for associations between diabetes care and MD...
  6. ncbi request reprint Individualized, non-age-based glycemic control in elderly veterans with diabetes
    Drew A Helmer
    Center for Healthcare Knowledge Management, Veterans Affairs New Jersey Health Care System, East Orange, New Jersey, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:728-31. 2008
    ..To examine the role of age and endocrinology care in glycemic testing and control in elderly veterans with diabetes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Health and exposure concerns of veterans deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan
    Drew A Helmer
    War Related Illness and Injury Study Center, VA New Jersey Healthcare System, East Orange, NJ 07018, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:475-80. 2007
    ..We report the clinical concerns of US veterans of Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom evaluated at the New Jersey War-Related Illness and Injury Study Center (NJ WRIISC) between June 2004 and January 2006...
  8. pmc Health services use among Gulf War veterans and Gulf War era nondeployed veterans: a large population-based survey
    Drew A Helmer
    War Related Illness and Injury Study Center and the Center for Healthcare Knowledge Management, Veterans Affairs New Jersey HealthCare System, East Orange, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:2145-8. 2007
    ..24; 95% confidence interval [CI] = 1.06, 1.51]). Among these groups, the National Guard and Reserve personnel were more likely to have been hospitalized than were the regular military personnel (OR= 1.65; 95% CI=1.21, 2.26)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Applying diabetes-related Prevention Quality Indicators to a national cohort of veterans with diabetes
    Drew A Helmer
    Department of Veterans Affairs New Jersey Health Care System, East Orange, New Jersey 07018, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:3017-23. 2003
    ..We identified patient-level characteristics associated with hospitalization for metabolic decompensation, developed a risk-adjustment model for the measures, and compared regional network performance using these PQIs...
  10. ncbi request reprint The war-related illness and injury study centers: a resource for deployment-related health concerns
    Andrew E Lincoln
    War Related Illness and Injury Study Center, Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 50 Irving Street, NW, Washington, DC 20422, USA
    Mil Med 171:577-85. 2006
    ..009) and use of rehabilitation therapies (1.6 additional visits, p = 0.018) followed the NRP referral. The small gain in mental function suggests that the NRP may benefit combat veterans with long and complex medical histories...
  11. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in sexual dysfunction among postdeployed Iraq and Afghanistan veterans
    G M Monawar Hosain
    Houston VA HSR and D Center of Excellence, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Mens Health 7:374-81. 2013
    ..All postdeployed veterans should be screened; and psychosocial support and educational materials should address race/ethnicity-specific risk factors. ..
  12. ncbi request reprint Sexual dysfunction among male veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan: prevalence and correlates
    G M Monawar Hosain
    Houston VA HSR and D Center of Excellence, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Sex Med 10:516-23. 2013
    ..Sexual dysfunction (SD) is not well described in the Iraq/Afghanistan veteran population despite high prevalence of multiple risk factors for this issue...
  13. pmc Serotonin transporter genotype and mild traumatic brain injury independently influence resilience and perception of limitations in veterans
    David P Graham
    Neurorehabilitation Neurons to Networks Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs VA Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 47:835-42. 2013
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  14. ncbi request reprint Developing a bioterrorism preparedness campaign for veterans: Using focus groups to inform materials development
    Susan L Santos
    War Related Illness and Injury Study Center in the VA New Jersey Health Care System in East Orange, New Jersey, USA
    Health Promot Pract 8:31-40. 2007
    ..This article describes the results of a series of focus groups with three veteran subpopulations of interest to characterize their concerns and information needs and summarizes the insights gained that helped guide materials development...