A W Wu

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Evidence for reliability, validity and usefulness of the Medical Outcomes Study HIV Health Survey (MOS-HIV)
    A W Wu
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Qual Life Res 6:481-93. 1997
  2. ncbi Applications of the Medical Outcomes Study health-related quality of life measures in HIV/AIDS
    A W Wu
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Qual Life Res 6:531-54. 1997
  3. ncbi 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
  4. ncbi 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
  5. ncbi 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
  6. ncbi 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
  7. ncbi 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 Measuring health related quality of life among women living with HIV
    K A McDonnell
    School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Qual Life Res 9:931-40. 2000
  9. ncbi Application of random effects models and other methods to the analysis of multidimensional quality of life data in an AIDS clinical trial
    A W Wu
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Med Care 37:249-58. 1999
  10. ncbi Reliability, validity, and responsiveness of general and disease-specific quality of life measures in a clinical trial for cytomegalovirus retinitis
    B K Martin
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Hygiene and Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:376-86. 2001

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. ncbi Evidence for reliability, validity and usefulness of the Medical Outcomes Study HIV Health Survey (MOS-HIV)
    A W Wu
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Qual Life Res 6:481-93. 1997
    ..The interpretation of scores is facilitated by an explanation in terms meaningful to the intended audience. Research is needed to compare the MOS-HIV to other strategies for HRQoL assessment in early HIV disease...
  2. ncbi Applications of the Medical Outcomes Study health-related quality of life measures in HIV/AIDS
    A W Wu
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Qual Life Res 6:531-54. 1997
    ..However, summary scales that encompass all of the subscales reduce this issue. Selection among MOS measures should be dictated by specific questions, the balance of available time and resources, and practical concerns...
  3. ncbi 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...
  4. ncbi 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...
  5. ncbi 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...
  6. ncbi 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...
  7. ncbi 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 Measuring health related quality of life among women living with HIV
    K A McDonnell
    School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Qual Life Res 9:931-40. 2000
    ..Examination of HRQOL in women with HIV can aid in the comparison of how women and men are affected by HIV and can help health care professionals identify needed services and include possible interventions to promote quality of life...
  9. ncbi Application of random effects models and other methods to the analysis of multidimensional quality of life data in an AIDS clinical trial
    A W Wu
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Med Care 37:249-58. 1999
    ..Current analytic methods applied to multidimensional health-related quality of life (HRQOL) data do not borrow strength across analyses and do not produce summary estimates of effect...
  10. ncbi Reliability, validity, and responsiveness of general and disease-specific quality of life measures in a clinical trial for cytomegalovirus retinitis
    B K Martin
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Hygiene and Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:376-86. 2001
    ..Over time, scale scores were associated with Karnofsky scores and clinical measures of CMV retinitis and vision. General and CMV retinitis-specific quality of life measures appear reliable, valid, and responsive...
  11. ncbi Why don't physicians follow clinical practice guidelines? A framework for improvement
    M D Cabana
    Department of Pediatrics, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    JAMA 282:1458-65. 1999
    ..Despite wide promulgation, clinical practice guidelines have had limited effect on changing physician behavior. Little is known about the process and factors involved in changing physician practices in response to guidelines...
  12. ncbi Developing a health-related quality-of-life measure for end-stage renal disease: The CHOICE Health Experience Questionnaire
    A W Wu
    Departments of Health Policy and Management and Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205-2223, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 37:11-21. 2001
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  13. ncbi Quality of life outcomes of saquinavir, zalcitabine and combination saquinavir plus zalcitabine therapy for adults with advanced HIV infection with CD4 counts between 50 and 300 cells/mm3
    D A Revicki
    MEDTAP International Inc, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Antivir Ther 4:35-44. 1999
    ..This double-blind study evaluated zalcitabine or saquinavir monotherapy and combination saquinavir plus zalcitabine therapy on HROL of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected adults...
  14. ncbi Measuring quality of life among HIV-infected women using a culturally adapted questionnaire in Rakai district, Uganda
    T C Mast
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, MD, Baltimore, USA
    AIDS Care 16:81-94. 2004
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  15. ncbi Measuring validity of self-reported symptoms among people with HIV
    A W Wu
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 1901, USA
    AIDS Care 16:876-81. 2004
    ..However, the differences among the three methods were not statistically significant. We conclude that no single method is superior to the others...
  16. ncbi Predicting functional status outcomes in hospitalized patients aged 80 years and older
    A W Wu
    Johns Hopkins University, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 48:S6-15. 2000
    ..To develop a model estimating the probability of a patient aged 80 years or older having functional limitations 2 months and 12 months after being hospitalized...
  17. ncbi Validity and responsiveness of the euroqol as a measure of health-related quality of life in people enrolled in an AIDS clinical trial
    A W Wu
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 2690, USA
    Qual Life Res 11:273-82. 2002
    ..We examined the reliability and validity of the EuroQol (EQ-SD) and MOS-HIV and their responsiveness to HIV-related clinical events...
  18. ncbi The Surgical Recovery Index
    M A Talamini
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Surg Endosc 18:596-600. 2004
    ..We then tested the ability of the SRI to discriminate between patients undergoing laparoscopic (L) operations and patients undergoing open (O) operations...
  19. ncbi Feasibility of quantitative pain assessment in outpatient oncology practice
    D J Rhodes
    Johns Hopkins Hospital and St Agnes Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Clin Oncol 19:501-8. 2001
    ..Pain score collection identified a high prevalence of pain, patient subgroups at risk for pain, and a significant proportion of patients with pain that was neither evaluated nor treated by their oncologists...
  20. ncbi 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...
  21. ncbi Quality of life among women living with HIV: the importance violence, social support, and self care behaviors
    A C Gielen
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Soc Sci Med 52:315-22. 2001
    ..That such potentially modifiable factors as social support and self care behaviors are strongly associated with health-related quality of life suggests a new opportunity to improve the lives of women living with HIV...
  22. ncbi How reliable is peer review of scientific abstracts? Looking back at the 1991 Annual Meeting of the Society of General Internal Medicine
    H R Rubin
    Division of Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205
    J Gen Intern Med 8:255-8. 1993
    ..To evaluate the interrater reproducibility of scientific abstract review...
  23. ncbi Determinants of health-related quality of life in HIV-infected patients
    R Murri
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    AIDS Care 15:581-90. 2003
    ..Among these factors, symptoms, recent hospitalization and satisfaction with information are most amenable to clinical intervention...
  24. doi A randomized comparison of two instruments for measuring self-reported antiretroviral adherence
    S Mannheimer
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Harlem Hospital Center, New York, NY, USA
    AIDS Care 20:161-9. 2008
    ..Self-reported adherence was significantly associated with virologic and immunologic outcomes in this population with advanced drug-resistant HIV disease...
  25. ncbi Balancing disfigurement and fear of disease progression: Patient perceptions of HIV body fat redistribution
    N R Reynolds
    Ohio State University College of Nursing and AIDS Clinical Trials Unit, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    AIDS Care 18:663-73. 2006
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  26. ncbi The relationship of excess body weight and health-related quality of life: evidence from a population study in Taiwan
    I C Huang
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:1250-9. 2006
    ..However, less is known about the relationship of body weight to health-related quality of life (HRQOL), especially for Asian populations. We examined the relationship of excess weight and HRQOL in a general population sample from Taiwan...
  27. ncbi Quality of life and body image in the assessment of psychological impact of lipodystrophy: validation of the Italian version of assessment of body change and distress questionnaire
    G Guaraldi
    Department of Medicine and Medical Specialties, Infectious Diseases Clinic, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo 71, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Qual Life Res 15:173-8. 2006
    ..This questionnaire may be useful to identify people experiencing greater impact of LD, or to evaluate the impact of interventions to treat LD such as plastic surgery...
  28. ncbi Quality of life in HIV-infected individuals receiving antiretroviral therapy is related to adherence
    S B Mannheimer
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, USA
    AIDS Care 17:10-22. 2005
    ..In this analysis, ART adherence was associated with improved QoL, particularly if adherence was sustained...
  29. ncbi Neurocognitive impairment influences quality of life in HIV-infected patients receiving HAART
    V Tozzi
    Fourth Division of Infectious Diseases, National Institute for Infectious Diseases Lazzaro Spallanzani, Via Portuense 292, 00149 Rome, Italy
    Int J STD AIDS 15:254-9. 2004
    ..Neurocognitive impairment in patients receiving HAART was associated with reduced HRQoL. Identifying cognitive impairment may provide motivation for additional treatment to help patients to compensate for deficits in functioning...
  30. ncbi Reliability and validity of the SF-36 in HIV-infected homeless and marginally housed individuals
    E D Riley
    Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, University of California, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Qual Life Res 12:1051-8. 2003
    ..To assess the reliability and validity of the Short-Form 36 (SF-36) health survey as a health status indicator among HIV-infected homeless and marginally housed (HMH) individuals...
  31. ncbi Preferences for cardiopulmonary resuscitation: physician-patient agreement and hospital resource use. The SUPPORT Investigators
    J M Teno
    Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH 03755-3863, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 10:179-86. 1995
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  32. doi Self-reported sexual dysfunction is frequent among HIV-infected persons and is associated with suboptimal adherence to antiretrovirals
    Maria Paola Trotta
    Istituto Nazionale per le Malattie Infettive, L Spallanzani IRCCS, Rome, Italy
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 22:291-9. 2008
    ..44; 95% CI 1.30-9.08). In conclusion, patients' perceived SD represents a relevant problem for HIV-infected persons treated with antiretrovirals and is strongly associated with suboptimal HAART adherence...