G B Diette

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Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Nocturnal asthma in children affects school attendance, school performance, and parents' work attendance
    G B Diette
    Room 301, 1830 E Monument St, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 154:923-8. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Treatment patterns among adult patients with asthma: factors associated with overuse of inhaled beta-agonists and underuse of inhaled corticosteroids
    G B Diette
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Intern Med 159:2697-704. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparison of quality of care by specialist and generalist physicians as usual source of asthma care for children
    G B Diette
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Pediatrics 108:432-7. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Consistency of care with national guidelines for children with asthma in managed care
    G B Diette
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Pediatr 138:59-64. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Race and sex differences in consistency of care with national asthma guidelines in managed care organizations
    J A Krishnan
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 5501 Hopkins Bayview Cir, Room 4B 74, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:1660-8. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Quality assessment through patient self-report of symptoms prefiberoptic and postfiberoptic bronchoscopy
    G B Diette
    Department of Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Chest 114:1446-53. 1998
  7. ncbi request reprint Quality of care and outcomes of adults with asthma treated by specialists and generalists in managed care
    A W Wu
    Health Services Research and Development Center, The Johns Hopkins University, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205 1901, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:2554-60. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint From a process of care to a measure: the development and testing of a quality indicator
    H R Rubin
    Department of Medicine, Health Policy and Management, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 13:489-96. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint The higher risk of bleeding in lung transplant recipients from bronchoscopy is independent of traditional bleeding risks: results of a prospective cohort study
    G B Diette
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Chest 115:397-402. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint The advantages and disadvantages of process-based measures of health care quality
    H R Rubin
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 13:469-74. 2001

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Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Nocturnal asthma in children affects school attendance, school performance, and parents' work attendance
    G B Diette
    Room 301, 1830 E Monument St, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 154:923-8. 2000
    ..To date, however, there have been few studies of the impact of nocturnal awakening from asthma on children with the disease, including problems with daytime functioning...
  2. ncbi request reprint Treatment patterns among adult patients with asthma: factors associated with overuse of inhaled beta-agonists and underuse of inhaled corticosteroids
    G B Diette
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Intern Med 159:2697-704. 1999
    ..Overuse of inhaled beta-agonists and underuse of inhaled corticosteroids by patients with asthma may have adverse consequences. This study was performed to identify factors associated with misuse of these types of asthma medication...
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparison of quality of care by specialist and generalist physicians as usual source of asthma care for children
    G B Diette
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Pediatrics 108:432-7. 2001
    ..To determine whether care for children was more consistent with national asthma guidelines when a specialist rather than a generalist was the usual source of asthma care...
  4. ncbi request reprint Consistency of care with national guidelines for children with asthma in managed care
    G B Diette
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Pediatr 138:59-64. 2001
    ..A comprehensive approach to improving care may be necessary to address multiple aspects of care where opportunities exist...
  5. ncbi request reprint Race and sex differences in consistency of care with national asthma guidelines in managed care organizations
    J A Krishnan
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 5501 Hopkins Bayview Cir, Room 4B 74, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:1660-8. 2001
    ..In the United States, morbidity from asthma disproportionately affects African Americans and women. Although inadequate care contributes to overall asthma morbidity, less is known about differences in asthma care by race and sex...
  6. ncbi request reprint Quality assessment through patient self-report of symptoms prefiberoptic and postfiberoptic bronchoscopy
    G B Diette
    Department of Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Chest 114:1446-53. 1998
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Quality of care and outcomes of adults with asthma treated by specialists and generalists in managed care
    A W Wu
    Health Services Research and Development Center, The Johns Hopkins University, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205 1901, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:2554-60. 2001
    ..We examined the relationship of physician specialty to treatment and outcomes of patients with asthma in managed care plans...
  8. ncbi request reprint From a process of care to a measure: the development and testing of a quality indicator
    H R Rubin
    Department of Medicine, Health Policy and Management, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 13:489-96. 2001
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint The higher risk of bleeding in lung transplant recipients from bronchoscopy is independent of traditional bleeding risks: results of a prospective cohort study
    G B Diette
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Chest 115:397-402. 1999
    ..To determine whether recipients of lung transplants have a higher risk of bleeding from fiberoptic bronchoscopy (FOB) than other patients who undergo the procedure...
  10. ncbi request reprint The advantages and disadvantages of process-based measures of health care quality
    H R Rubin
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 13:469-74. 2001
    ..In this essay, we discuss the advantages and disadvantages of process measures of quality, and outline some practical strategies and issues in implementing them...
  11. ncbi request reprint Hospitalization in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: causes, costs, and outcomes
    N Lechtzin
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Neurology 56:753-7. 2001
    ..As ALS progresses, extensive supportive care is required, including multidisciplinary outpatient care and hospitalization. The authors studied the causes, health care utilization, and outcomes for hospitalized patients with ALS...
  12. ncbi request reprint Utility of on-site cytopathology assessment for bronchoscopic evaluation of lung masses and adenopathy
    G B Diette
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Chest 117:1186-90. 2000
    ..To determine the extent to which on-site cytopathology assessment improves diagnostic yield when sampling lung nodules or masses and/or hilar or mediastinal lymphadenopathy by fiberoptic bronchoscopy (FOB)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Spirometry in the supine position improves the detection of diaphragmatic weakness in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Noah Lechtzin
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Chest 121:436-42. 2002
    ..To determine which respiratory function tests best predicted diaphragmatic strength in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis...
  14. ncbi request reprint Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: evaluation and treatment of respiratory impairment
    Noah Lechtzin
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler Other Motor Neuron Disord 3:5-13. 2002
    ..Tracheostomy with long-term mechanical ventilation is not frequently used but can be an important component of care for ALS. This review describes an approach to respiratory evaluation and care of patients with ALS...
  15. ncbi request reprint Spirometry utilization for COPD: how do we measure up?
    MeiLan K Han
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0360, USA
    Chest 132:403-9. 2007
    ..COPD is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality. Guidelines recommend the confirmation of a COPD diagnosis with spirometry. Limited evidence exists, however, documenting the frequency of spirometry use in clinical practice...
  16. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of adults with cystic fibrosis infected with antibiotic-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    Noah Lechtzin
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Respiration 73:27-33. 2006
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Decreased exhaled nitric oxide in pulmonary arterial hypertension: response to bosentan therapy
    Reda E Girgis
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 172:352-7. 2005
    ..Decreased nitric oxide (NO) is considered an important pathogenetic mechanism in pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), but clear evidence is lacking...
  18. ncbi request reprint Use of noninvasive ventilation in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Noah Lechtzin
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 E Monument Street, Fifth Floor, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler Other Motor Neuron Disord 5:9-15. 2004
    ..The extent of NIPPV use in ALS patients and the factors associated with its use have not been studied...
  19. ncbi request reprint Caloric intake in medical ICU patients: consistency of care with guidelines and relationship to clinical outcomes
    Jerry A Krishnan
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Chest 124:297-305. 2003
    ..To assess the consistency of caloric intake with American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) recommendations for critically ill patients and to evaluate the relationship of caloric intake with clinical outcomes...
  20. pmc A longitudinal study of indoor nitrogen dioxide levels and respiratory symptoms in inner-city children with asthma
    Nadia N Hansel
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1428-32. 2008
    ..The effect of indoor nitrogen dioxide concentrations on asthma morbidity among inner-city preschool children is uncertain...