Robert S Zeiger

Summary

Affiliation: Kaiser Permanente
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Real-Time Asthma Outreach Reduces Excessive Short-acting β2-Agonist Use: A Randomized Study
    Robert S Zeiger
    Departments of Allergy and Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, San Diego and Pasadena, Calif Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2:445-456.e5. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute guidelines impairment domain for classifying asthma control and predicting asthma exacerbations
    Robert S Zeiger
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, San Diego, California 92111, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 108:81-7. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Step-up care improves impairment in uncontrolled asthma: an administrative data study
    Robert S Zeiger
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, 7060 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:897-906. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Short-term and long-term asthma control in patients with mild persistent asthma receiving montelukast or fluticasone: a randomized controlled trial
    Robert S Zeiger
    Department of Allergy Immunology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Med 118:649-57. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Variability of symptoms in mild persistent asthma: baseline data from the MIAMI study
    Robert S Zeiger
    Department of Allergy Immunology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, 7060 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    Respir Med 98:898-905. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Response profiles to fluticasone and montelukast in mild-to-moderate persistent childhood asthma
    Robert S Zeiger
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 117:45-52. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Test for Respiratory and Asthma Control in Kids (TRACK): clinically meaningful changes in score
    Robert S Zeiger
    Allergy Department, Kaiser Permanente, Southern California Region, San Diego, Calif 92111, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 128:983-8. 2011
  8. pmc Daily or intermittent budesonide in preschool children with recurrent wheezing
    Robert S Zeiger
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    N Engl J Med 365:1990-2001. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Food allergen avoidance in the prevention of food allergy in infants and children
    Robert S Zeiger
    Department of Allergy Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, San Diego, California 92111, USA
    Pediatrics 111:1662-71. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Association of exhaled nitric oxide to asthma burden in asthmatics on inhaled corticosteroids
    Robert S Zeiger
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, San Diego, Harbor City, Los Angeles and Orange County, CA, USA
    J Asthma 48:8-17. 2011

Research Grants

  1. CLINICAL CENTER FOR CAMP
    Robert Zeiger; Fiscal Year: 1991
  2. CAMP Continuation Study/Phase 3
    Robert Zeiger; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. CARE Network-UCSD Clinical Center
    Robert Zeiger; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. CARE Network-UCSD Clinical Center
    Robert Zeiger; Fiscal Year: 2004
  5. CLINICAL CENTER FOR CAMP
    Robert Zeiger; Fiscal Year: 1993

Detail Information

Publications74

  1. ncbi request reprint Real-Time Asthma Outreach Reduces Excessive Short-acting β2-Agonist Use: A Randomized Study
    Robert S Zeiger
    Departments of Allergy and Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, San Diego and Pasadena, Calif Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2:445-456.e5. 2014
    ..Excessive use of short-acting β2-agonists (SABA) indicates impaired asthma control...
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute guidelines impairment domain for classifying asthma control and predicting asthma exacerbations
    Robert S Zeiger
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, San Diego, California 92111, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 108:81-7. 2012
    ..Accurate assessment of asthma control may help predict future asthma exacerbations...
  3. ncbi request reprint Step-up care improves impairment in uncontrolled asthma: an administrative data study
    Robert S Zeiger
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, 7060 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:897-906. 2010
    ..To determine whether step-up care recommended by national asthma guidelines improves asthma control in a large managed care organization...
  4. ncbi request reprint Short-term and long-term asthma control in patients with mild persistent asthma receiving montelukast or fluticasone: a randomized controlled trial
    Robert S Zeiger
    Department of Allergy Immunology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Med 118:649-57. 2005
    ..To determine whether montelukast is as effective as fluticasone in controlling mild persistent asthma as determined by rescue-free days...
  5. ncbi request reprint Variability of symptoms in mild persistent asthma: baseline data from the MIAMI study
    Robert S Zeiger
    Department of Allergy Immunology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, 7060 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    Respir Med 98:898-905. 2004
    ..To describe the variability of the asthma phenotype in patients with mild persistent asthma enrolled in the Mild Asthma Montelukast versus Inhaled Corticosteroid (MIAMI) study...
  6. ncbi request reprint Response profiles to fluticasone and montelukast in mild-to-moderate persistent childhood asthma
    Robert S Zeiger
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 117:45-52. 2006
    ..Outcome data are needed to base recommendations for controller asthma medication use in school-aged children...
  7. doi request reprint Test for Respiratory and Asthma Control in Kids (TRACK): clinically meaningful changes in score
    Robert S Zeiger
    Allergy Department, Kaiser Permanente, Southern California Region, San Diego, Calif 92111, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 128:983-8. 2011
    ..The Test for Respiratory and Asthma Control in Kids (TRACK) is the first validated questionnaire to assess respiratory and asthma control exclusively in young children...
  8. pmc Daily or intermittent budesonide in preschool children with recurrent wheezing
    Robert S Zeiger
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    N Engl J Med 365:1990-2001. 2011
    ..We compared daily therapy with intermittent therapy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Food allergen avoidance in the prevention of food allergy in infants and children
    Robert S Zeiger
    Department of Allergy Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, San Diego, California 92111, USA
    Pediatrics 111:1662-71. 2003
    ..Although there is much in common with these recommendations, differences exist. This review compares, contrasts, and reconciles them, presenting the evidence that has led to their statements...
  10. doi request reprint Association of exhaled nitric oxide to asthma burden in asthmatics on inhaled corticosteroids
    Robert S Zeiger
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, San Diego, Harbor City, Los Angeles and Orange County, CA, USA
    J Asthma 48:8-17. 2011
    ..Fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FENO) is a marker of airway inflammation. Its role in assessing asthma burden in clinical practice needs more study...
  11. doi request reprint Asthma costs and utilization in a managed care organization
    Robert S Zeiger
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, 7060 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:885-92.e5. 2008
    ..Medical costs and health care utilization associated with asthma and the variation by treatment are poorly understood...
  12. ncbi request reprint Characterization of within-subject responses to fluticasone and montelukast in childhood asthma
    Stanley J Szefler
    Department of Pediatrics, National Jewish Medical and Research Medical Center and University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80206, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 115:233-42. 2005
    ..Responses to inhaled corticosteroids (ICSs) and leukotriene receptor antagonists (LTRAs) vary among asthmatic patients...
  13. pmc Episodic use of an inhaled corticosteroid or leukotriene receptor antagonist in preschool children with moderate-to-severe intermittent wheezing
    Leonard B Bacharier
    Department of Pediatrics, Washington University and St Louis Children s Hospital, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 122:1127-1135.e8. 2008
    ..Acute wheezing illnesses in preschoolers require better management strategies to reduce morbidity...
  14. pmc Azithromycin or montelukast as inhaled corticosteroid-sparing agents in moderate-to-severe childhood asthma study
    Robert C Strunk
    Department of Pediatrics, Washington University and St Louis Children s Hospital, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 122:1138-1144.e4. 2008
    ..Clinical trials in children with moderate-to-severe persistent asthma are limited...
  15. pmc Factors associated with asthma exacerbations during a long-term clinical trial of controller medications in children
    Ronina A Covar
    Department of Pediatrics, National Jewish Medical and Research Center and University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80206, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 122:741-747.e4. 2008
    ..Asthma exacerbations are a common cause of critical illness in children...
  16. pmc Signs and symptoms that precede wheezing in children with a pattern of moderate-to-severe intermittent wheezing
    Katherine Rivera-Spoljaric
    Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110 1077, USA
    J Pediatr 154:877-81.e4. 2009
    ..To examine parent-reported signs and symptoms as antecedents of wheezing in preschool children with previous moderate to severe wheezing episodes, and to determine the predictive capacity of these symptom patterns for wheezing events...
  17. ncbi request reprint Change in asthma control over time: predictors and outcomes
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, San Diego, Calif Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2:59-64. 2014
    ..Maintenance of asthma control over time is a clear goal of national asthma guidelines, but few studies have addressed the natural history of asthma control over time...
  18. pmc Long-term budesonide or nedocromil treatment, once discontinued, does not alter the course of mild to moderate asthma in children and adolescents
    Robert C Strunk
    Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis Children s Hospital, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Pediatr 154:682-7. 2009
    ..To determine whether long-term, continuous use of inhaled anti-inflammatory medications affects asthma outcomes in children with mild to moderate asthma after use is discontinued...
  19. ncbi request reprint The controller-to-total asthma medication ratio is associated with patient-centered as well as utilization outcomes
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center Program, 7060 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    Chest 130:43-50. 2006
    ..The ratio of controller medication to total asthma medications has been related to asthma utilization outcomes, but its relationship to patient-centered outcomes has not been explored...
  20. pmc Patient characteristics associated with improved outcomes with use of an inhaled corticosteroid in preschool children at risk for asthma
    Leonard B Bacharier
    Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine and St Louis Children s Hospital, St Louis, MO 63017, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 123:1077-82, 1082.e1-5. 2009
    ..However, determination of baseline features associated with ICS responsiveness may identify children most likely to benefit from ICS treatment...
  21. pmc Urinary leukotriene E4/exhaled nitric oxide ratio and montelukast response in childhood asthma
    Nathan Rabinovitch
    Department of Pediatrics, National Jewish Health and the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Denver, Colo 80206, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 126:545-51.e1-4. 2010
    ..A subset of children with asthma respond better to leukotriene receptor antagonists than to inhaled corticosteroids. Information is needed to identify children with these preferential responses...
  22. pmc Growth of preschool children at high risk for asthma 2 years after discontinuation of fluticasone
    Theresa W Guilbert
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin Madison, Wis 53716, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 128:956-63.e1-7. 2011
    ..The effect on linear growth of daily long-term inhaled corticosteroid therapy in preschool-aged children with recurrent wheezing is controversial...
  23. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a medication intensity scale derived from computerized pharmacy data that predicts emergency hospital utilization for persistent asthma
    Michael Schatz
    Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, 7060 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:478-84. 2006
    ..To validate a risk stratification scheme using computerized pharmacy data to predict emergency hospital utilization for persistent asthma...
  24. ncbi request reprint Validation of a beta-agonist long-term asthma control scale derived from computerized pharmacy data
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy San Diego, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, CA 92111, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 117:995-1000. 2006
    ..Asthma control has been defined clinically by using validated tools, but an asthma control scale using administrative data has not been reported...
  25. pmc Most nocturnal asthma symptoms occur outside of exacerbations and associate with morbidity
    Caroline C Horner
    Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine and St Louis Children s Hospital, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 128:977-82.e1-2. 2011
    ..Although nocturnal awakenings help categorize asthma severity and control, their clinical significance has not been thoroughly studied...
  26. doi request reprint Impulse oscillometry versus spirometry in a long-term study of controller therapy for pediatric asthma
    Gary L Larsen
    Department of Pediatrics, National Jewish Health, Denver, CO 80206, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 123:861-7.e1. 2009
    ..Determination of the benefits and limitations of specific physiologic tests has not been well studied in long-term clinical pediatric trials...
  27. doi request reprint The relationship of asthma impairment determined by psychometric tools to future asthma exacerbations
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, 7060 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    Chest 141:66-72. 2012
    ..We compared three validated questionnaires reflecting asthma impairment in their ability to predict future exacerbations...
  28. ncbi request reprint Relationships among quality of life, severity, and control measures in asthma: an evaluation using factor analysis
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 115:1049-55. 2005
    ..Validated psychometric tools measuring quality of life, asthma control, and asthma severity have been developed, but their relationships with each other and with other important patient-centered outcomes have not been rigorously assessed...
  29. pmc Do oral corticosteroids reduce the severity of acute lower respiratory tract illnesses in preschool children with recurrent wheezing?
    Avraham Beigelman
    Department of Pediatrics, Washington University and St Louis Children s Hospital, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 131:1518-25. 2013
    ..Oral corticosteroids (OCSs) are recommended for severe wheezing episodes in children. However, limited evidence supports this intervention in preschool children with outpatient wheezing illnesses...
  30. ncbi request reprint Validity of the Asthma Control Test completed at home
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, Calif, USA
    Am J Manag Care 13:661-7. 2007
    ..To provide additional validity data for the Asthma Control TestTM (ACT) using a different criterion measure, setting, and population...
  31. ncbi request reprint Predictors of asthma control in a random sample of asthmatic patients
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, California 92111, USA
    J Asthma 44:341-5. 2007
    ..0001), COPD (p < 0.0001), absence of regular specialist care (p = 0.006), higher BMI (p = 0.01), gastroesophageal reflux (p = 0.02), not being Caucasian (p = 0.04), and low income (p = 0.04)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Persistent asthma defined using HEDIS versus survey criteria
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, 7060 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:e281-8. 2010
    ..To describe the relationships between persistent asthma defined by administrative versus survey data and their stability over time...
  33. ncbi request reprint Improved asthma outcomes from allergy specialist care: a population-based cross-sectional analysis
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 116:1307-13. 2005
    ..Prior studies suggest that allergist care improves asthma outcomes, but many of these studies have methodological shortcomings...
  34. ncbi request reprint Determinants of future long-term asthma control
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 118:1048-53. 2006
    ..Asthma control has been hypothesized to be inversely related to asthma severity, directly related to effective management, and also related to other definable factors, but empiric data to support this construct are few...
  35. ncbi request reprint Severe intermittent wheezing in preschool children: a distinct phenotype
    Leonard B Bacharier
    Department of Pediatrics, Washington University, St Louis Children s Hospital, St Louis, MOO 63110, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 119:604-10. 2007
    ....
  36. pmc Effect of elevated exhaled nitric oxide levels on the risk of respiratory tract illness in preschool-aged children with moderate-to-severe intermittent wheezing
    Avraham Beigelman
    Department of Pediatrics, Washington University and St Louis Children s Hospital, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 103:108-13. 2009
    ..The fractional concentration of exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) is a noninvasive marker for airway inflammation but requires further study in preschool-aged children to determine its clinical relevance...
  37. doi request reprint Further validation and definition of the psychometric properties of the Asthma Impact Survey
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 128:44-49.e1. 2011
    ..The Asthma Impact Survey (AIS-6) is a brief disease-specific quality-of-life instrument with limited published validation data...
  38. ncbi request reprint Mild to moderate asthma affects lung growth in children and adolescents
    Robert C Strunk
    Division of Allergy and Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 118:1040-7. 2006
    ..The effect of childhood asthma on lung growth is unclear...
  39. ncbi request reprint The relationship between asthma-specific quality of life and asthma control
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    J Asthma 44:391-5. 2007
    ..57-0.64); and lowest with the environment domain (r = 0.38-0.43). Asthma control tools reflect the symptoms and activity themes of asthma quality of life well, but reflect the environmental domain less well...
  40. ncbi request reprint Validation of the asthma impact survey, a brief asthma-specific quality of life tool
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    Qual Life Res 16:345-55. 2007
    ..The Asthma Impact Survey (AIS-6) is a new six question asthma outcome tool for which information on validity has not been published...
  41. doi request reprint The burden of rhinitis in a managed care organization
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, San Diego, California 92111, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 101:240-7. 2008
    ..Rhinitis is a common health condition, but the extent of the burden in managed care organizations (MCOs) has not been well described...
  42. ncbi request reprint Phenotypes determined by cluster analysis in severe or difficult-to-treat asthma
    Michael Schatz
    Departments of Allergy and of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, San Diego and Pasadena, Calif Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 133:1549-56. 2014
    ..Asthma phenotyping can facilitate understanding of disease pathogenesis and potential targeted therapies...
  43. doi request reprint Development and preliminary validation of the Asthma Intensity Manifestations Score (AIMS) derived from Asthma Control Test, FEV(1), fractional exhaled nitric oxide, and step therapy assessments
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Southern California Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, San Diego, CA 62111, USA
    J Asthma 49:172-7. 2012
    ..Inherent asthma severity is difficult to assess clinically. The purpose of this study was to develop an Asthma Intensity Manifestations Score (AIMS) as a surrogate for asthma severity...
  44. ncbi request reprint Impact of a care manager on the outcomes of higher risk asthmatic patients: a randomized controlled trial
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, San Diego, California 92111, USA
    J Asthma 43:225-9. 2006
    ..These data suggest that the limited intervention in our setting improved outcomes but that regular care manager follow-up thereafter did not add significantly to this intervention...
  45. ncbi request reprint Relationship of asthma control to asthma exacerbations using surrogate markers within a managed care database
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, 7060 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:327-33. 2010
    ..To compare the relationship of surrogate markers of asthma control to subsequent asthma exacerbations...
  46. ncbi request reprint Asthma-specific quality of life and subsequent asthma emergency hospital care
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, 7060 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    Am J Manag Care 14:206-11. 2008
    ..To identify an optimal cut-point score on the Mini-Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire (mini-AQLQ) to predict subsequent asthma exacerbations, and to determine the additional risk conferred by a prior history of acute episodes...
  47. doi request reprint Telephone-based environmental control interventions in asthmatic patients: what are patients willing to do?
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, San Diego, California 92111, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 109:99-102. 2012
    ..In a prior study from our group, only 24% of patients reported making any recommended environmental changes...
  48. doi request reprint A comparison of the psychometric properties of the Mini-Rhinitis Quality of Life Questionnaire and the Rhinitis Control Assessment Test
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, San Diego, California 92111, USA
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 26:127-33. 2012
    ..This study was designed to determine relationships of the Mini-Rhinitis Quality of Life Questionnaire (MiniRQLQ) and the Rhinitis Control Assessment Test (RCAT) to each other regarding content and predictive abilities...
  49. ncbi request reprint Reliability and predictive validity of the Asthma Control Test administered by telephone calls using speech recognition technology
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 119:336-43. 2007
    ..The Asthma Control Test (ACT) has been validated in a paper and pencil version but has not been validated for use by telephone...
  50. doi request reprint Improving asthma outcomes in large populations
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 128:273-7. 2011
    ..It is hoped that outreach to patients and providers based on these indicators will improve asthma outcomes in patients cared for in individual practices, as well as in large health plans...
  51. ncbi request reprint Overweight/obesity and risk of seasonal asthma exacerbations
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, San Diego, Calif Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 1:618-22. 2013
    ..Obesity is associated with an increased risk for asthma exacerbations, but whether this risk is related to the season of exacerbation is not known...
  52. ncbi request reprint Relationship of validated psychometric tools to subsequent medical utilization for asthma
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, San Diego, Calif 92111, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 115:564-70. 2005
    ..Risk stratification is used to identify patients with asthma at increased risk of experiencing morbidity and resource utilization. Validated psychometric tools are infrequently studied sources of data for this purpose...
  53. doi request reprint Effect of chorioamnionitis on early childhood asthma
    Darios Getahun
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California Medical Group, 100 Los Robles Ave, 2nd Floor, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:187-92. 2010
    ..To examine the association between chorioamnionitis and childhood asthma based on gestational age at birth and race/ethnicity...
  54. ncbi request reprint Development and preliminary validation of the Adult Asthma Adherence Questionnaire™
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, San Diego and Los Angeles, Calif Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, San Diego and Los Angeles, Calif Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 1:280-8. 2013
    ..Asthma medication adherence is related to better asthma outcomes, but identification of suboptimal patient adherence behavior is not standardized in clinical settings...
  55. pmc Effect of long-term corticosteroid use on bone mineral density in children: a prospective longitudinal assessment in the childhood Asthma Management Program (CAMP) study
    H William Kelly
    Department of Pediatrics, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131 0001, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e53-61. 2008
    ..Thus, we assessed the effects of multiple short courses of oral corticosteroids and long-term inhaled corticosteroids on bone mineral accretion over a period of years...
  56. ncbi request reprint Dispensing of proton pump inhibitor medication is independently associated with subsequent asthma emergency hospital utilization
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, 7060 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    Am J Med 118:431-4. 2005
  57. ncbi request reprint The relationship of breastfeeding to the development of atopic disorders
    Robert S Zeiger
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, San Diego, California, USA
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Pediatr Program 57:93-105; discussion 105-8. 2006
  58. ncbi request reprint The role of breast-feeding in the development of allergies and asthma
    Noah J Friedman
    Southern California Permanente Medical Group, 7060 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 115:1238-48. 2005
    ..Consistent with these findings, exclusive breast-feeding should be encouraged for at least 4 to 6 months in infants at both high and low risk of atopy and irrespective of a history of maternal asthma...
  59. ncbi request reprint The relationship of frequency of follow-up visits to asthma outcomes in patients with moderate persistent asthma
    Michael Schatz
    Division of Allergy Research, Department of Allergy, Southern California Permanente Medical Group, San Diego, California 92111, USA
    J Asthma 40:49-53. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship of the interval between routine physician visits to asthma outcomes in patients with moderate persistent asthma...
  60. ncbi request reprint Current issues with influenza vaccination in egg allergy
    Robert S Zeiger
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center San Diego, California 92111, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 110:834-40. 2002
    ..A practical protocol that includes incremental dosing of influenza vaccine is presented to guide clinicians in influenza vaccination in this high-risk group...
  61. doi request reprint Evaluation of 2 interactive voice-response telephone versions of health-related quality-of-life questionnaires
    Elizabeth F Juniper
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 122:654-5. 2008
  62. ncbi request reprint Adherence with montelukast or fluticasone in a long-term clinical trial: results from the mild asthma montelukast versus inhaled corticosteroid trial
    Cynthia Rand
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 119:916-23. 2007
    ..Nonadherence with asthma therapy is common and may contribute to poor clinical outcomes...
  63. ncbi request reprint Long-term comparison of 3 controller regimens for mild-moderate persistent childhood asthma: the Pediatric Asthma Controller Trial
    Christine A Sorkness
    Clinical Science Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 119:64-72. 2007
    ..More evidence is needed on which to base recommendations for treatment of mild-moderate persistent asthma in school-aged children...
  64. doi request reprint Dietary prevention of allergic diseases in infants and small children
    Arne Høst
    Department of Pediatrics, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 19:1-4. 2008
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Bronchodilation and bronchoconstriction: predictors of future lung function in childhood asthma
    Kelan G Tantisira
    Channing Laboratory, Pulmonary Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 117:1264-71. 2006
    ..Persistently low levels of lung function are associated with subsequent symptoms in patients with asthma as children...
  66. ncbi request reprint Long-term inhaled corticosteroids in preschool children at high risk for asthma
    Theresa W Guilbert
    Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Arizona Respiratory Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:1985-97. 2006
    ..It is unknown whether inhaled corticosteroids can modify the subsequent development of asthma in preschool children at high risk for asthma...
  67. ncbi request reprint Dietary prevention of allergic diseases in infants and small children. Part III: Critical review of published peer-reviewed observational and interventional studies and final recommendations
    Antonella Muraro
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 15:291-307. 2004
    ..In the absence of breast milk, formulas with documented reduced allergenicity for at least 4-6 months should be used...
  68. ncbi request reprint Relationship of exhaled nitric oxide to clinical and inflammatory markers of persistent asthma in children
    Robert C Strunk
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 112:883-92. 2003
    ..Insufficient information is available concerning correlations between eNO and biologic, physiologic, and clinical characteristics of asthma in children currently not taking controller medications...
  69. ncbi request reprint The Prevention of Early Asthma in Kids study: design, rationale and methods for the Childhood Asthma Research and Education network
    Theresa W Guilbert
    Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Arizona Respiratory Center, University of Arizona, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, PO Box 245073, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Control Clin Trials 25:286-310. 2004
    ..These measures were chosen to reflect the progression of the disease from intermittent wheezing to persistent asthma and measurement of the extent of airflow limitation and airway reactivity...
  70. ncbi request reprint Dietary prevention of allergic diseases in infants and small children. Part II. Evaluation of methods in allergy prevention studies and sensitization markers. Definitions and diagnostic criteria of allergic diseases
    Antonella Muraro
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 15:196-205. 2004
    ..This survey include target group for dietary prevention and methods and diagnostic criteria of atopic dermatitis, asthma and food allergy for prevention studies...
  71. ncbi request reprint Atopic characteristics of children with recurrent wheezing at high risk for the development of childhood asthma
    Theresa W Guilbert
    Arizona Respiratory Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 114:1282-7. 2004
    ....
  72. pmc Association of asthma symptoms with peak particulate air pollution and effect modification by anti-inflammatory medication use
    Ralph J Delfino
    Epidemiology Division, Department of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, California 92697 7550, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:A607-17. 2002
    ..The divergence of exposure-response relationships by anti-inflammatory medication use is consistent with experimental data on inflammatory mechanisms of airborne pollutants and allergens...
  73. ncbi request reprint Dietary prevention of allergic diseases in infants and small children. Part I: immunologic background and criteria for hypoallergenicity
    Antonella Muraro
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 15:103-11. 2004
    ..Methods to document hypoallergenicity are discussed and evaluated in the preclinical and clinical steps...
  74. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting the determination of threshold doses for allergenic foods: how much is too much?
    Steve L Taylor
    University of Nebraska, Food Allergy Research and Resource Program, Lincoln 68583 0919, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 109:24-30. 2002
    ..Are these very low, residual quantities hazardous to allergic consumers? How much of the offending food is too much? Very little quantitative information exists to allow any risk assessments to be conducted by the food industry...

Research Grants14

  1. CLINICAL CENTER FOR CAMP
    Robert Zeiger; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..To compare the effects of the two classes of anti-inflammatory medications, compared to bronchodilator medication and to each other, on physical and psychosocial development, and on quality of life...
  2. CAMP Continuation Study/Phase 3
    Robert Zeiger; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..End of Abstract.) ..
  3. CARE Network-UCSD Clinical Center
    Robert Zeiger; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. CARE Network-UCSD Clinical Center
    Robert Zeiger; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. CLINICAL CENTER FOR CAMP
    Robert Zeiger; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..To compare the effects of the two classes of anti-inflammatory medications, compared to bronchodilator medication and to each other, on physical and psychosocial development, and on quality of life...