M A Armstrong

Summary

Affiliation: Kaiser Permanente
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Using drink size to talk about drinking during pregnancy: a randomized clinical trial of Early Start Plus
    Mary Anne Armstrong
    Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Soc Work Health Care 48:90-103. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Utilization of health services among patients referred to an alcohol treatment program
    M A Armstrong
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Oakland, California 94611 5714, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 36:1781-93. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and utilization of health services in a health maintenance organization
    M A Armstrong
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Oakland, CA 94611, USA
    Med Care 36:1599-605. 1998
  4. ncbi request reprint Rehospitalization in the first two weeks after discharge from the neonatal intensive care unit
    G J Escobar
    Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Division of Research, Oakland, CA 94611, USA
    Pediatrics 104:e2. 1999
  5. pmc Rehospitalisation after birth hospitalisation: patterns among infants of all gestations
    G J Escobar
    Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Division of Research, Perinatal Research Unit, 2000 Broadway, 2nd Floor, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Arch Dis Child 90:125-31. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Substance abuse treatment linked with prenatal visits improves perinatal outcomes: a new standard
    N C Goler
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Permanente Medical Group, Northern California Region, Vallejo, CA 94590 2406, USA
    J Perinatol 28:597-603. 2008
  7. pmc Unstudied infants: outcomes of moderately premature infants in the neonatal intensive care unit
    G J Escobar
    Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Division of Research, Perinatal Research Unit, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 91:F238-44. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Risk of pulmonary embolism and/or deep venous thrombosis in Asian-Americans
    A L Klatsky
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Oakland, California 94611, USA
    Am J Cardiol 85:1334-7. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Early Start: an obstetric clinic-based, perinatal substance abuse intervention program
    M A Armstrong
    Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Division of Research, Oakland, California, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 9:6-15. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Neonatal sepsis workups in infants >/=2000 grams at birth: A population-based study
    G J Escobar
    Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Division of Research, Perinatal Research Unit, Oakland, California 94611, USA
    Pediatrics 106:256-63. 2000

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. pmc Using drink size to talk about drinking during pregnancy: a randomized clinical trial of Early Start Plus
    Mary Anne Armstrong
    Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Soc Work Health Care 48:90-103. 2009
    ..No differences between ES and ESP were statistically significant. ESP provides clinicians with an innovative assessment tool that creates open dialogue about drinking during pregnancy...
  2. ncbi request reprint Utilization of health services among patients referred to an alcohol treatment program
    M A Armstrong
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Oakland, California 94611 5714, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 36:1781-93. 2001
    ..Amount of treatment received had little effect on utilization. These results suggest that alcoholism treatment contributes to a reduction in higher cost health services utilization...
  3. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and utilization of health services in a health maintenance organization
    M A Armstrong
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Oakland, CA 94611, USA
    Med Care 36:1599-605. 1998
    ..This study examined the relation between alcohol use and utilization of health services during a 3-year period in a sample of 4,264 adult respondents to a member health survey in a health maintenance organization...
  4. ncbi request reprint Rehospitalization in the first two weeks after discharge from the neonatal intensive care unit
    G J Escobar
    Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Division of Research, Oakland, CA 94611, USA
    Pediatrics 104:e2. 1999
    ..Most studies on this subject report aggregate data over periods ranging from 1 to 3 years postdischarge. Little is known about events that are temporally close to NICU discharge...
  5. pmc Rehospitalisation after birth hospitalisation: patterns among infants of all gestations
    G J Escobar
    Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Division of Research, Perinatal Research Unit, 2000 Broadway, 2nd Floor, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Arch Dis Child 90:125-31. 2005
    ..To analyse rehospitalisation of newborns of all gestations...
  6. doi request reprint Substance abuse treatment linked with prenatal visits improves perinatal outcomes: a new standard
    N C Goler
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Permanente Medical Group, Northern California Region, Vallejo, CA 94590 2406, USA
    J Perinatol 28:597-603. 2008
    ..To evaluate the impact of Early Start, an obstetric clinic-based prenatal substance abuse treatment program, on perinatal outcomes...
  7. pmc Unstudied infants: outcomes of moderately premature infants in the neonatal intensive care unit
    G J Escobar
    Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Division of Research, Perinatal Research Unit, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 91:F238-44. 2006
    ..Newborns of 30-34 weeks gestation comprise 3.9% of all live births in the United States and 32% of all premature infants. They have been studied much less than very low birthweight infants...
  8. ncbi request reprint Risk of pulmonary embolism and/or deep venous thrombosis in Asian-Americans
    A L Klatsky
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Oakland, California 94611, USA
    Am J Cardiol 85:1334-7. 2000
    ..Possible explanations include the absence of hazardous mutations or unspecified PE/DVT protective traits in Asians...
  9. ncbi request reprint Early Start: an obstetric clinic-based, perinatal substance abuse intervention program
    M A Armstrong
    Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Division of Research, Oakland, California, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 9:6-15. 2001
    ..We also highlight two important program characteristics: the partnership with a perinatal health services research unit and the degree to which the program could be "exported" to other managed care settings...
  10. ncbi request reprint Neonatal sepsis workups in infants >/=2000 grams at birth: A population-based study
    G J Escobar
    Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Division of Research, Perinatal Research Unit, Oakland, California 94611, USA
    Pediatrics 106:256-63. 2000
    ..Few data are available on the outcome of neonatal sepsis evaluations in an era when intrapartum antibiotic therapy is common...
  11. ncbi request reprint Intrauterine contraception: evaluation of clinician practice patterns in Kaiser Permanente Northern California
    Debbie Postlethwaite
    Kaiser Permanente Women s Health Research Institute, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Contraception 75:177-84. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint Wine, liquor, beer, and mortality
    Arthur L Klatsky
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Oakland, CA 94611, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:585-95. 2003
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Rehospitalization for neonatal dehydration: a nested case-control study
    Gabriel J Escobar
    Division of Research, Perinatal Research Unit, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Oakland, CA 94611, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:155-61. 2002
    ..To determine the incidence of neonatal dehydration leading to rehospitalization, whether clinical and health services data could predict its occurrence, and the outcome of dehydrated infants...
  14. ncbi request reprint Changes in rates of hysterectomy and uterine conserving procedures for treatment of uterine leiomyoma
    Gavin F Jacobson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:601.e1-5; discussion 601.e5-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate treatment of uterine leiomyoma by hysterectomy and uterine conserving procedures (UCPs)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Hysterectomy rates for benign indications
    Gavin F Jacobson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:1278-83. 2006
    ..To investigate the annual rates, types, and indications for hysterectomies performed for benign disease in Kaiser Permanente Northern California from 1994 to 2003...
  16. ncbi request reprint Predictors of hysterectomy after uterine artery embolization for leiomyoma
    Katherine Gabriel-Cox
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:588.e1-6. 2007
    ..This study was undertaken to describe long-term outcomes after uterine artery embolization for leiomyoma...
  17. pmc Documentation of contraception and pregnancy when prescribing potentially teratogenic medications for reproductive-age women
    Eleanor Bimla Schwarz
    Center for Research on Health Care, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Ann Intern Med 147:370-6. 2007
    ..Certain medications are identified by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as class D or X because they increase the risk for birth defects if used during pregnancy...
  18. ncbi request reprint Using chart reviews to assess postpartum substance abuse. A pilot study
    Lorraine T Midanik
    School of Social Welfare, University of California at Berkeley, 120 Haviland Hall 7400, Berkeley, CA 94720 7400, USA
    Soc Work Health Care 38:25-35. 2004
    ..These findings underscore the need to interview women to obtain postpartum substance use information and suggest that providers may not adequately address this issue...
  19. ncbi request reprint Alcohol drinking and risk of hemorrhagic stroke
    Arthur L Klatsky
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Oakland, Calif 94611, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 21:115-22. 2002
    ..Beverage choice (wine, beer, and liquor) was not independently related. We conclude that only heavy drinking is weakly related to increased HS risk and that light drinking need not be proscribed with respect to HS risk...
  20. ncbi request reprint Risk of hemorrhagic stroke in Asian American ethnic groups
    Arthur L Klatsky
    Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Oakland, CA 94611, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 25:26-31. 2005
    ..6 (1.1-2.3, p = 0.01), due substantially to increased risks of SAH in Japanese people and ICH in Filipinos. These data mandate emphasis upon preventive measures in these groups...
  21. ncbi request reprint Perinatal substance abuse intervention in obstetric clinics decreases adverse neonatal outcomes
    Mary Anne Armstrong
    Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Division of Research, Perinatal Research Unit, Oakland, CA 94611, USA
    J Perinatol 23:3-9. 2003
    ..To evaluate the effect of Early Start, a managed care organization's obstetric clinic-based perinatal substance abuse treatment program, on neonatal outcomes...
  22. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and in-patient utilization: what is the shape of the relationship?
    Mary Anne Armstrong
    Addiction 100:30; author reply 30-2. 2005

Research Grants6

  1. HOW MUCH DOES SHE REALLY DRINK? AN HMO INTERVENTION
    Mary Armstrong; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  2. Validation of a Prenatal Alcohol and Drug Screening Tool
    Mary Armstrong; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Through this study, physicians and other prenatal care providers will be able to identify substance abusing pregnant women so as to refer them into appropriate services, ultimately improving pregnancy and child outcome. ..