Linda S Williams

Summary

Affiliation: Indiana University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Care management of poststroke depression: a randomized, controlled trial
    Linda S Williams
    Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Stroke 38:998-1003. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Quality of life measurement after stroke: uses and abuses of the SF-36
    Jeremy C Hobart
    Neurological Outcome Measures Unit, Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, United Kingdom
    Stroke 33:1348-56. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint How valid are family proxy assessments of stroke patients' health-related quality of life?
    Linda S Williams
    Health Services Research and Development Service, Roudebush VAMC, 1481 W 10th St, 11 H, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Stroke 37:2081-5. 2006
  4. pmc Continuous positive airway pressure: evaluation of a novel therapy for patients with acute ischemic stroke
    Dawn M Bravata
    Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Richard L Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Sleep 34:1271-7. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Does inpatient quality of care differ by age among US veterans with ischemic stroke?
    Neale R Chumbler
    Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development, Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Richard L Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 21:844-51. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Poststroke balance improves with yoga: a pilot study
    Arlene A Schmid
    OTR, Roudebush VA Medical Center, 1481 W 10th Street, 11H, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Stroke 43:2402-7. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, predictors, and outcomes of poststroke falls in acute hospital setting
    Arlene A Schmid
    Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Richard L Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 47:553-62. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Depression improvement is related to social role functioning after stroke
    Arlene A Schmid
    Roudebush Veterans Administration Medical Center, Health Services Research and Development Center on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:978-82. 2012
  9. pmc Stroke caregiver outcomes from the Telephone Assessment and Skill-Building Kit (TASK)
    Tamilyn Bakas
    Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Top Stroke Rehabil 16:105-21. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Balance and balance self-efficacy are associated with activity and participation after stroke: a cross-sectional study in people with chronic stroke
    Arlene A Schmid
    Roudebush Veterans Administration Medical Center, Health Services Research and Development Center on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:1101-7. 2012

Detail Information

Publications61

  1. ncbi request reprint Care management of poststroke depression: a randomized, controlled trial
    Linda S Williams
    Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Stroke 38:998-1003. 2007
    ..Our objective was to determine the effectiveness of the Activate-Initiate-Monitor care management program for the treatment of poststroke depression...
  2. ncbi request reprint Quality of life measurement after stroke: uses and abuses of the SF-36
    Jeremy C Hobart
    Neurological Outcome Measures Unit, Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, United Kingdom
    Stroke 33:1348-56. 2002
    ..However, a fundamental assumption for its valid use after stroke has not been comprehensively tested: is it legitimate to generate scores for 8 scales and 2 summary measures using the standard algorithms? We tested this assumption...
  3. ncbi request reprint How valid are family proxy assessments of stroke patients' health-related quality of life?
    Linda S Williams
    Health Services Research and Development Service, Roudebush VAMC, 1481 W 10th St, 11 H, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Stroke 37:2081-5. 2006
    ..The magnitude of this difference, the degree of agreement between patients and proxies, and the factors influencing agreement are not well known...
  4. pmc Continuous positive airway pressure: evaluation of a novel therapy for patients with acute ischemic stroke
    Dawn M Bravata
    Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Richard L Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Sleep 34:1271-7. 2011
    ..A secondary objective was to examine the effect of auto-CPAP on stroke severity...
  5. doi request reprint Does inpatient quality of care differ by age among US veterans with ischemic stroke?
    Neale R Chumbler
    Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development, Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Richard L Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 21:844-51. 2012
    ..We examined whether age-related differences in inpatient quality of care exist among US veterans with ischemic stroke...
  6. doi request reprint Poststroke balance improves with yoga: a pilot study
    Arlene A Schmid
    OTR, Roudebush VA Medical Center, 1481 W 10th Street, 11H, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Stroke 43:2402-7. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the impact of a yoga-based rehabilitation intervention on balance, balance self-efficacy, fear of falling (FoF), and quality of life after stroke...
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, predictors, and outcomes of poststroke falls in acute hospital setting
    Arlene A Schmid
    Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Richard L Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 47:553-62. 2010
    ..Given the association between falls and poor patient outcomes, rehabilitation interventions should be implemented to prevent falls poststroke...
  8. doi request reprint Depression improvement is related to social role functioning after stroke
    Arlene A Schmid
    Roudebush Veterans Administration Medical Center, Health Services Research and Development Center on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:978-82. 2012
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  9. pmc Stroke caregiver outcomes from the Telephone Assessment and Skill-Building Kit (TASK)
    Tamilyn Bakas
    Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Top Stroke Rehabil 16:105-21. 2009
    ..The Telephone Assessment and Skill-Building Kit (TASK) is an 8-week program that addresses caregiver needs. This study explored the efficacy of the TASK program in improving stroke caregiver outcomes...
  10. doi request reprint Balance and balance self-efficacy are associated with activity and participation after stroke: a cross-sectional study in people with chronic stroke
    Arlene A Schmid
    Roudebush Veterans Administration Medical Center, Health Services Research and Development Center on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:1101-7. 2012
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Content validity and satisfaction with a stroke caregiver intervention program
    Tamilyn Bakas
    Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 41:368-75. 2009
    ..The purpose of this article is to describe content validity and satisfaction relative to the Telephone Assessment and Skill-Building Kit (TASK), an 8-week follow-up program based on individualized assessment of stroke caregiver needs...
  12. ncbi request reprint Psychometric testing of the revised 15-item Bakas Caregiving Outcomes Scale
    Tamilyn Bakas
    Indiana University School of Nursing, 1111 Middle Drive, NU 417, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Nurs Res 55:346-55. 2006
    ..Family caregivers of stroke survivors experience a variety of negative social, emotional, and health-related outcomes as a result of providing care...
  13. doi request reprint Processes of care associated with acute stroke outcomes
    Dawn M Bravata
    Veterans Affairs VA Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence Based Practice and the HSR and D Stroke Quality Enhancement Research Initiative, Richard L Roudebush VA Medical Center, HSR and D Mail Code 11H, 1481 W 10th St, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:804-10. 2010
    ..We sought to identify processes of stroke care that are associated with improved patient outcomes after adjustment for both patient characteristics and other process measures...
  14. pmc Diagnosis and Treatment of Sleep Apnea in patients' homes: the rationale and methods of the "GoToSleep" randomized-controlled trial
    Dawn M Bravata
    VA Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Stroke Quality Enhancement Research Initiative QUERI, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 8:27-35. 2012
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  15. doi request reprint Cerebral palsy after perinatal arterial ischemic stroke
    Meredith R Golomb
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Indiana University School of Medicine, 575 West Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Child Neurol 23:279-86. 2008
    ..60; 95% CI, 2.28-72.92) and large-branch infarction (OR, 8.78; 95% CI, 2.18-43.67) were associated with cerebral palsy. These data will aid physicians in planning long-term rehabilitative care for children with perinatal stroke...
  16. ncbi request reprint Barriers and facilitators to exercise among stroke survivors
    Teresa M Damush
    VA Stroke QUERI, Roudebush VAMC, USA
    Rehabil Nurs 32:253-60, 262. 2007
    ..We intend to incorporate these findings into a post-stroke self-management exercise program...
  17. ncbi request reprint Family history is a poor screen for prothrombotic genes in children with stroke
    Sheila C Johal
    Department of Medical Genetics, Division of Biostatistics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Pediatr 148:68-71. 2006
    ..To evaluate family history of early pathological thrombosis as a screen for genetic prothrombotic risk factors in children with stroke...
  18. pmc Perinatal stroke and the risk of developing childhood epilepsy
    Meredith R Golomb
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Pediatr 151:409-13, 413.e1-2. 2007
    ..To describe the prevalence of epilepsy after 6 months of age in children with perinatal stroke and examine whether perinatal data predict epilepsy onset and resolution...
  19. ncbi request reprint Epilepsy in children with delayed presentation of perinatal stroke
    Karima C Fitzgerald
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Child Neurol 22:1274-80. 2007
    ..Cognitive disability often accompanies epilepsy in these children...
  20. ncbi request reprint Current blood pressure self-management: a qualitative study
    Arlene A Schmid
    Roudebush VAMC, HSR and D Center of Excellence on Implementation of Evidence Based Practices, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Rehabil Nurs 34:223-9. 2009
    ..This research provides key elements for the development of a successful BP self-management program...
  21. ncbi request reprint Performance of the PHQ-9 as a screening tool for depression after stroke
    Linda S Williams
    Roudebush VAMC HSR and D 11 H, 1481 W 10 Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Stroke 36:635-8. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the performance of the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ)-9, a 9-item depression scale, as a screening and diagnostic instrument for assessing depression in stroke survivors...
  22. pmc Derivation and validation of a clinical system for predicting pneumonia in acute stroke
    Neale R Chumbler
    VA HSR and D Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Richard L Roudebush VAMC, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 34:193-9. 2010
    ..We derived and validated a clinical prediction rule that can be used to predict post-stroke pneumonia...
  23. ncbi request reprint Outcomes among family caregivers of aphasic versus nonaphasic stroke survivors
    Tamilyn Bakas
    Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, IN 46202 5107, USA
    Rehabil Nurs 31:33-42. 2006
    ..Comprehensive assessment of the unique needs of caregivers of aphasic survivors is suggested for more individualized nursing interventions...
  24. doi request reprint Percent change on the National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale: a useful acute stroke outcome measure
    Askiel Bruno
    Department of Neurology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 18:56-9. 2009
    ..Changes in neurologic deficits might be useful outcome measures in acute stroke because they can measure within-subject changes on the entire spectrum of the scales starting at baseline...
  25. ncbi request reprint Case-finding algorithm for post-stroke depression in the veterans health administration
    Teresa M Damush
    The Stroke QUERI Center, Richard L Roudebush VAMC HSR and D, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:517-22. 2008
    ..The accuracy of detecting patients with post-stroke depression in administrative databases has not been examined.The objective was to validate a case-finding algorithm for post-stroke depression (PSD) among veteran stroke survivors...
  26. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two approaches to screen for dysphagia among acute ischemic stroke patients: nursing admission screening tool versus National Institutes of Health stroke scale
    Dawn M Bravata
    Richard L Roudebush VA Medical Center, Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, HSR and D 11H, 1481 W 10th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 46:1127-34. 2009
    ..The NIHSS had better test characteristics in predicting dysphagia than the nursing dysphagia screening tool. Future research should evaluate the use of the NIHSS as a screening tool for dysphagia...
  27. ncbi request reprint The impact of Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease on the family
    Lisa M McGuire
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Department of Neurology, Indiana University School of Medicine, and the Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center Health Services Research and Development Service, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 36:101-5. 2007
    ....
  28. pmc Pre-post evaluation of automated reminders may improve detection and management of post-stroke depression
    Linda S Williams
    Roudebush VAMC and VA Stroke QUERI, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:852-7. 2011
    ..Post-stroke depression (PSD) occurs in at least one-third of stroke survivors, is associated with worse functional outcomes and increased mortality, and is frequently underdiagnosed and undertreated...
  29. ncbi request reprint Accuracy and yield of ICD-9 codes for identifying children with ischemic stroke
    Meredith R Golomb
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Riley Hospital for Children Room 1757702 Barnhill Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Neurology 67:2053-5. 2006
    ..Code accuracy ranged from 37 to 88%; each code missed more than half of AIS identified by the combined code search. Studies are needed to determine whether other local and national ICD-9 databases have similar limitations...
  30. ncbi request reprint Fear of falling among people who have sustained a stroke: a 6-month longitudinal pilot study
    Arlene A Schmid
    Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Health Services Research and Development Center on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, 1481 West 10th Street, 11H, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 65:125-32. 2011
    ..We assessed change in FoF over the first 6 mo after a stroke and compared 6-mo anxiety, depression, balance, and quality of life (QoL) scores between people with and without baseline FoF (at the time of hospital discharge)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Age-related variation in presenting signs of childhood arterial ischemic stroke
    Jennifer A Zimmer
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Department of Neurology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 37:171-5. 2007
    ..These findings may aid in the recognition of stroke in young children...
  32. doi request reprint Neonatal sinovenous thrombosis: presentation and association with imaging
    Michelle E Nwosu
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 39:155-61. 2008
    ..Neither timing of presentation nor presence or absence of severe seizures can be used to predict findings on radiographic imaging...
  33. pmc Association of cerebral palsy with other disabilities in children with perinatal arterial ischemic stroke
    Meredith R Golomb
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Department of Neurology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 37:245-9. 2007
    ..21-69.21) than children with delayed presentation. Children with cerebral palsy after perinatal stroke are likely to have an additional disability; those with neonatal presentation are more likely to have a severe disability...
  34. ncbi request reprint Treatment of hyperglycemia in ischemic stroke (THIS): a randomized pilot trial
    Askiel Bruno
    Department of Neurology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Stroke 39:384-9. 2008
    ..Hyperglycemia may worsen brain injury during acute cerebral infarction. We tested the feasibility and tolerability of aggressive hyperglycemia correction with intravenous insulin compared with usual care during acute cerebral infarction...
  35. ncbi request reprint Using change in the National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale to measure treatment effect in acute stroke trials
    Askiel Bruno
    Department of Neurology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Stroke 37:920-1. 2006
    ..Outcome measures in acute stroke trials are being refined. Changes in neurological deficits might be useful outcome measures because they can measure the entire spectrum of deficits...
  36. doi request reprint Auto-titrating continuous positive airway pressure for patients with acute transient ischemic attack: a randomized feasibility trial
    Dawn M Bravata
    Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Richard L Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, Ind 46202, USA
    Stroke 41:1464-70. 2010
    ..The secondary objective was to describe among TIA patients with sleep apnea the recurrent vascular event rate by auto-CPAP use category...
  37. ncbi request reprint How important is hyperglycemia during acute brain infarction?
    Askiel Bruno
    Department of Neurology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, 46202, USA
    Neurologist 10:195-200. 2004
    ..Further support for this therapeutic approach comes from clinical studies in acute myocardial infarction and in ventilated postsurgical patients, where lowering hyperglycemia improved outcomes...
  38. ncbi request reprint IV insulin during acute cerebral infarction in diabetic patients
    Askiel Bruno
    Department of Neurology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202 5111, USA
    Neurology 62:1441-2. 2004
  39. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of children with infantile spasms after perinatal stroke
    Meredith R Golomb
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Department of Neurology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis 46202, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 34:291-5. 2006
    ..However, a subgroup of children with spasms caused by delayed presentation of "presumed perinatal stroke" appears to have better epilepsy and cognitive outcomes...
  40. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of ICD-9 codes for identifying children with cerebral sinovenous thrombosis
    Meredith R Golomb
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis 46202, USA
    J Child Neurol 22:45-8. 2007
    ..Furthermore, it is important to search for the code in any position as limiting searches to the primary position misses most cases...
  41. ncbi request reprint Time and difficulty of tasks provided by family caregivers of stroke survivors
    Tamilyn Bakas
    Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, USA
    J Neurosci Nurs 36:95-106. 2004
    ....
  42. doi request reprint Neuropsychologic outcomes in a case series of twins discordant for perinatal stroke
    Tasneem L Talib
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Department of Neurology, Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center Health Services, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 38:118-25. 2008
    ..Twin gestation may be a risk factor for poor cognitive outcome after perinatal stroke. Large infarct size and comorbid epilepsy may have contributed to some of the poor cognitive outcomes in this cohort...
  43. ncbi request reprint Depression and stroke: cause or consequence?
    Linda S Williams
    Center for Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Roudebush VAMC, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Semin Neurol 25:396-409. 2005
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Perinatal stroke in twins without co-twin demise
    Meredith R Golomb
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 35:75-7. 2006
    ..Twin gestation without co-twin demise may be a risk factor for perinatal stroke, and might help explain the higher incidence of cerebral palsy in twins...
  45. doi request reprint A semiparametric recurrent events model with time-varying coefficients
    Zhangsheng Yu
    Department of Biostatistics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Stat Med 32:1016-26. 2013
    ..We conduct simulations to evaluate the performance of the estimates for both time-varying and time-independent coefficients. We apply this method to analyze two data sets: a stroke study and a child wheeze study...
  46. pmc Estimating and reporting on the quality of inpatient stroke care by Veterans Health Administration Medical Centers
    Greg Arling
    VHA Health Services Research and Development Stroke Quality Enhancement Research Initiative, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 5:44-51. 2012
    ..We applied multilevel modeling and empirical Bayes (EB) estimation in addressing this issue in performance reporting of stroke care quality in the Medical Centers...
  47. ncbi request reprint Depression and other mental health diagnoses increase mortality risk after ischemic stroke
    Linda S Williams
    Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:1090-5. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of poststroke depression and other mental health diagnoses on mortality after ischemic stroke...
  48. pmc Using intervention mapping to develop and adapt a secondary stroke prevention program in Veterans Health Administration medical centers
    Arlene A Schmid
    Roudebush Veterans Administration Medical Center Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Center on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, 1481 W, 10th Street, 11 H, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202 5199, USA
    Implement Sci 5:97. 2010
    ..We then describe how we incorporated each of the five Steps of IM to develop locally tailored programs at two sites that will be evaluated through surveys for patient outcomes, and medical records chart abstraction for processes of care...
  49. ncbi request reprint Cerebral sinovenous thrombosis in the neonate
    Karima C Fitzgerald
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Arch Neurol 63:405-9. 2006
    ..There are few studies on neonatal cerebral sinovenous thrombosis (SVT)...
  50. pmc Very early arterial ischemic stroke in premature infants
    Meredith R Golomb
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Department of Neurology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 38:329-34. 2008
    ..Seventeen (77%) had cerebral palsy, 10 (45%) had epilepsy, and 17 (77%) had cognitive impairment. Arterial ischemic stroke appears to add to the neurologic disabilities commonly associated with prematurity...
  51. ncbi request reprint Perinatal stroke in baby, prothrombotic gene in mom: does this affect maternal health insurance?
    Meredith R Golomb
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Department of Neurology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Neurology 65:13-6. 2005
    ..Maternal prothrombotic disorders may contribute to stroke in the fetus before and during birth. Many of the mothers of children with perinatal stroke have no previous history of pathologic thrombosis...
  52. ncbi request reprint Measuring gross motor recovery in young children with early brain injury
    Meredith R Golomb
    Department of Neurology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 31:311-7. 2004
    ..In this article, the issues involved in choosing an outcome measure are reviewed, and four of the most common gross motor outcomes measures used in young children are discussed...
  53. ncbi request reprint A child with Diamond-Blackfan anemia, methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase mutation, and perinatal stroke
    Matthew W Butrum
    Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Child Neurol 18:800-2. 2003
    ..An echocardiogram demonstrated a patent foramen ovale versus an atrial septal defect with left to right shunting. Perinatal stroke may be a rare complication of Diamond-Blackfan anemia in the setting of other risk factors...
  54. ncbi request reprint About hyperglycemia during acute stroke
    Askiel Bruno
    Stroke 38:e138; author reply e139. 2007
  55. ncbi request reprint Ethnic disparities in stroke: epidemiology, acute care, and postacute outcomes
    James P Stansbury
    Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center, North Florida South Georgia Veterans Health System, Gainesville, Fla, USA
    Stroke 36:374-86. 2005
    ..The objective of this report is to summarize current evidence from stroke epidemiology and studies focusing on disparities in stroke care and disability, suggesting courses for action...
  56. ncbi request reprint Depression and other mental health diagnoses after stroke increase inpatient and outpatient medical utilization three years poststroke
    Sushmita Shoma Ghose
    Mental Health Services Consulting, Appleton, WI, USA
    Med Care 43:1259-64. 2005
    ..The secondary objective was to evaluate the relationship between other mental health diagnoses and medical utilization after stroke...
  57. ncbi request reprint The impact of poststroke depression on healthcare use by veterans with acute stroke
    Huanguang Jia
    VA Stroke QUERI Research Coordinating Center, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    Stroke 37:2796-801. 2006
    ..Limited information is available about its impact on healthcare use. This study assessed the impact of PSD on healthcare use by veterans with acute stroke...
  58. ncbi request reprint Improving the quality of radiology reporting: a physician survey to define the target
    Annette J Johnson
    Department of Radiology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianopolis, Indiana 46278 9552, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 1:497-505. 2004
    ..The rationale for this project focused on identifying the characteristics of a high-quality report from the perspective of referring physicians and radiologists...
  59. ncbi request reprint National immigration health policy: existing policy, changing needs, and future directions
    Brian D Gushulak
    Medical Services Branch, Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Ottawa, ON
    Can J Public Health 95:I27-9. 2004
    ..This paper reviews current immigration health policies and practices in Canada, describes the nature and impact of existing challenges, and proposes some alternatives for future consideration...
  60. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Stroke Specific Quality of Life Scale (SS-QOL): test of reliability and validity of the Danish version (SS-QOL-DK)
    Ingrid Muus
    Hilleroed Hospital, Neurology and Rehabilitation Unit Esboenderup, Denmark
    Clin Rehabil 21:620-7. 2007
    ..To test the reliability and validity of the Danish version of the Stroke Specific Quality of Life Scale version 2.0 (SS-QOL-DK), an instrument for evaluation of health-related quality of life...
  61. ncbi request reprint Writing with a collaborative team
    Tamilyn Bakas
    Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis 46202 5107, USA
    Rehabil Nurs 31:222-4. 2006
    ..Nurses benefit greatly by serving as active members on research teams because they come to know more and to be more well known...