Deidra C Crews

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparative effectiveness of early versus conventional timing of dialysis initiation in advanced CKD
    Deidra C Crews
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Md Electronic address
    Am J Kidney Dis 63:806-15. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic factors and racial disparities in kidney disease outcomes
    Deidra C Crews
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Md Electronic address
    Semin Nephrol 33:468-75. 2013
  3. pmc Setting an agenda for comparative effectiveness systematic reviews in CKD care
    Deidra C Crews
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Nephrol 13:74. 2012
  4. pmc Low income and albuminuria among REGARDS (Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke) study participants
    Deidra C Crews
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 60:779-86. 2012
  5. pmc Prevalence of chronic kidney disease in persons with undiagnosed or prehypertension in the United States
    Deidra C Crews
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Hypertension 55:1102-9. 2010
  6. pmc Poverty, race, and CKD in a racially and socioeconomically diverse urban population
    Deidra C Crews
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 55:992-1000. 2010
  7. pmc Inflammation and the paradox of racial differences in dialysis survival
    Deidra C Crews
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 301 Mason F Lord Drive, Suite 2500, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 22:2279-86. 2011
  8. pmc Inpatient hemodialysis initiation: reasons, risk factors and outcomes
    Deidra C Crews
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Nephron Clin Pract 114:c19-28. 2010
  9. pmc Predialysis health, dialysis timing, and outcomes among older United States adults
    Deidra C Crews
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine
    J Am Soc Nephrol 25:370-9. 2014
  10. pmc Selecting renal replacement therapies: what do African American and non-African American patients and their families think others should know? A mixed methods study
    Nicole Depasquale
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Nephrol 14:9. 2013

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparative effectiveness of early versus conventional timing of dialysis initiation in advanced CKD
    Deidra C Crews
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Md Electronic address
    Am J Kidney Dis 63:806-15. 2014
    ..Previous observational studies examining outcomes associated with the timing of dialysis therapy initiation in the United States have often been limited by lead time and survivor bias...
  2. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic factors and racial disparities in kidney disease outcomes
    Deidra C Crews
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Md Electronic address
    Semin Nephrol 33:468-75. 2013
    ..This review discusses what is known about the role of SES in explaining racial disparities in CKD, highlights several knowledge gaps in this area, and suggests future directions toward the elimination of disparities in CKD. ..
  3. pmc Setting an agenda for comparative effectiveness systematic reviews in CKD care
    Deidra C Crews
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Nephrol 13:74. 2012
    ..Chronic kidney disease topics rated by stakeholders as 'high priority' are varied in scope and may lead to quality systematic reviews impacting practice and policy...
  4. pmc Low income and albuminuria among REGARDS (Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke) study participants
    Deidra C Crews
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 60:779-86. 2012
    ..We sought to determine the association between low income and albuminuria and whether this association differs for blacks and whites...
  5. pmc Prevalence of chronic kidney disease in persons with undiagnosed or prehypertension in the United States
    Deidra C Crews
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Hypertension 55:1102-9. 2010
    ..37 [95% CI: 2.00 to 2.81]). Chronic kidney disease is prevalent in undiagnosed and prehypertension. Earlier identification and treatment of both these conditions may prevent or delay morbidity and mortality from chronic kidney disease...
  6. pmc Poverty, race, and CKD in a racially and socioeconomically diverse urban population
    Deidra C Crews
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 55:992-1000. 2010
    ..However, despite their frequent co-occurrence, the effect of low SES independent of race has not been well studied in CKD...
  7. pmc Inflammation and the paradox of racial differences in dialysis survival
    Deidra C Crews
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 301 Mason F Lord Drive, Suite 2500, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 22:2279-86. 2011
    ..In summary, racial differences in survival among dialysis patients are not present at low levels of inflammation but are large at higher levels. Differences in inflammation may explain, in part, the racial paradox of ESRD survival...
  8. pmc Inpatient hemodialysis initiation: reasons, risk factors and outcomes
    Deidra C Crews
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Nephron Clin Pract 114:c19-28. 2010
    ..Inpatient initiation of chronic hemodialysis is considered undesirable because of cost and possible harms of hospitalization. We examined the patient characteristics and outcomes associated with inpatient initiation...
  9. pmc Predialysis health, dialysis timing, and outcomes among older United States adults
    Deidra C Crews
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine
    J Am Soc Nephrol 25:370-9. 2014
    ..These findings do not support the common practice of early dialysis initiation in the United States. ..
  10. pmc Selecting renal replacement therapies: what do African American and non-African American patients and their families think others should know? A mixed methods study
    Nicole Depasquale
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Nephrol 14:9. 2013
    ..Little is known regarding the types of information African American and non-African American patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and their families need to inform renal replacement therapy (RRT) decisions...
  11. pmc Development of a decision aid to inform patients' and families' renal replacement therapy selection decisions
    Jessica M Ameling
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:140. 2012
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  12. pmc Association of CKD with disability in the United States
    Laura C Plantinga
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, 94110, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 57:212-27. 2011
    ..Little is known about disability in early-stage chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  13. pmc Effect of food insecurity on chronic kidney disease in lower-income americans
    Deidra C Crews
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Nephrol 39:27-35. 2014
    ..Conclusion: Food insecurity may contribute to disparities in kidney disease, especially among persons with diabetes or hypertension, and is worthy of further study. © 2014 S. Karger AG, Basel. ..
  14. pmc Trends in anemia management in US hemodialysis patients 2004-2010
    Dana C Miskulin
    Division of Nephrology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Nephrol 14:264. 2013
    ..There have been major changes in the management of anemia in US hemodialysis patients in recent years. We sought to determine the influence of clinical trial results, safety regulations, and changes in reimbursement policy on practice...
  15. pmc Comparison of life participation activities among adults treated by hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, and kidney transplantation: a systematic review
    Tanjala S Purnell
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Md Electronic address
    Am J Kidney Dis 62:953-73. 2013
    ..A comprehensive assessment of the association of patients' renal replacement therapy (RRT) modality with their participation in life activities (physical function, travel, recreation, freedom, and work) is needed...
  16. pmc African American and non-African American patients' and families' decision making about renal replacement therapies
    Johanna Sheu
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Qual Health Res 22:997-1006. 2012
    ..Our findings suggest that a greater emphasis on the improved engagement of patients and their families in shared decision making about RRT initiation is needed for both ethnic/racial minorities and nonminorities...
  17. pmc Comparative effectiveness studies to improve clinical outcomes in end stage renal disease: the DEcIDE patient outcomes in end stage renal disease study
    L Ebony Boulware
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 2024 E, Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Nephrol 13:167. 2012
    ..Evidence is lacking to inform providers' and patients' decisions about many common treatment strategies for patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD)...
  18. pmc Timing, causes, predictors and prognosis of switching from peritoneal dialysis to hemodialysis: a prospective study
    Bernard G Jaar
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Nephrol 10:3. 2009
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  19. pmc Vulnerable populations and the association between periodontal and chronic kidney disease
    Vanessa Grubbs
    Division of Nephrology, University of California San Francisco San Francisco General Hospital Renal Center, Box 1341, 1001 Potrero Avenue, Building 100, Room 342, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:711-7. 2011
    ..Recent studies suggest an overall association between chronic kidney disease (CKD) and periodontal disease, but it is unknown whether this association is similar across various subpopulations...
  20. pmc The providing resources to enhance African American patients' readiness to make decisions about kidney disease (PREPARED) study: protocol of a randomized controlled trial
    Patti L Ephraim
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 2024 E Monument Street, Suite 2 600, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Nephrol 13:135. 2012
    ..The effectiveness of informational and financial interventions to enhance informed decision-making among African Americans with end stage renal disease (ESRD) and improve rates of LRT is unknown...
  21. doi request reprint Quality of patient-physician discussions about CKD in primary care: a cross-sectional study
    Raquel C Greer
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2024 E Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 57:583-91. 2011
    ..The quality of patient-physician discussions about chronic kidney disease (CKD) in primary care has not been studied previously...
  22. doi request reprint Albuminuria: is it time to screen the general population?
    Deidra C Crews
    Department of Medicine, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 18:249-57. 2011
    ..This review discusses the available literature addressing these issues, and suggests an approach to screening patients for albuminuria...
  23. pmc Vitamin D treatment for the prevention of falls in older adults: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Rita Rastogi Kalyani
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department ofMedicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 East Monument Street, Suite 333, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1299-310. 2010
    ..To systematically review and quantitatively synthesize the effect of vitamin D therapy on fall prevention in older adults...
  24. pmc Challenges perceived by primary care providers to educating patients about chronic kidney disease
    Raquel C Greer
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Ren Care 38:174-81. 2012
    ..To identify primary care providers' (PCPs) perceived barriers to educating patients about chronic kidney disease (CKD) during routine clinical visits...
  25. ncbi request reprint Improving urban African Americans' blood pressure control through multi-level interventions in the Achieving Blood Pressure Control Together (ACT) study: A randomized clinical trial
    Patti L Ephraim
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA Electronic address
    Contemp Clin Trials 38:370-82. 2014
    ..However, studies of multi-level interventions designed specifically to improve urban African American patients' blood pressure self-management by simultaneously leveraging patient, family, and community strengths are lacking...
  26. ncbi request reprint Disparities in the burden, outcomes, and care of chronic kidney disease
    Deidra C Crews
    aDivision of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine bWelch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions cDivision of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland dDivision of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 23:298-305. 2014
    ..Several recent studies offer new insights into the root causes of these disparities, point to areas in which future research is warranted, and identify opportunities for changes in policy and clinical practice...
  27. pmc Racial differences in chronic kidney disease incidence and progression among individuals with HIV
    Deidra C Crews
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Nephrol 4:652-3. 2008
    ..CKD is common among HIV patients, and-as in the general population-has a more-aggressive course among African Americans than whites...