Todd A Lee

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Are decisions using cost-utility analyses robust to choice of SF-36/SF-12 preference-based algorithm?
    A Simon Pickard
    Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research, College of Pharmacy, Room 164, 833 S, Wood St MC886, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:11. 2005
  2. pmc Simvastatin is associated with a reduced incidence of dementia and Parkinson's disease
    Benjamin Wolozin
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Med 5:20. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Spirometry use in clinical practice following diagnosis of COPD
    Todd A Lee
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
    Chest 129:1509-15. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Three surveillance strategies for vancomycin-resistant enterococci in hospitalized patients: detection of colonization efficiency and a cost-effectiveness model
    Todd A Lee
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:39-46. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Outcomes associated with tiotropium use in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Todd A Lee
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, Hines, Illinois, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1403-10. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Hemoglobin levels triggering erythropoiesis-stimulating agent therapy in patients with cancer: the shift after United States Food and Drug Administration policy changes
    Kevin T Stroupe
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines, JR VA Hospital, 5000 South 5th Avenue 151H, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 32:988-97. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Mortality risk in patients receiving drug regimens with theophylline for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Todd A Lee
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Hines Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 29:1039-53. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Inhaled corticosteroids and risk of pneumonia in newly diagnosed COPD
    Min J Joo
    Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Respir Med 104:246-52. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Significant J-shaped association between body mass index (BMI) and diabetic foot ulcers
    Min Woong Sohn
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141 3030, USA
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 27:402-9. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Medication use patterns associated with spirometry in diagnosing COPD
    Min J Joo
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care CMC3, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, Illinois, USA
    COPD 5:360-8. 2008

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  1. pmc Are decisions using cost-utility analyses robust to choice of SF-36/SF-12 preference-based algorithm?
    A Simon Pickard
    Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research, College of Pharmacy, Room 164, 833 S, Wood St MC886, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:11. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to illustrate how decision-making could be affected by the choice of preference-based algorithms for the SF-36 and SF-12, and provide some guidance on selecting an appropriate algorithm...
  2. pmc Simvastatin is associated with a reduced incidence of dementia and Parkinson's disease
    Benjamin Wolozin
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Med 5:20. 2007
    ..We used a large database to compare the action of several different statins to investigate whether some statins might be differentially associated with a reduction in the incidence of dementia and Parkinson's disease...
  3. ncbi request reprint Spirometry use in clinical practice following diagnosis of COPD
    Todd A Lee
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
    Chest 129:1509-15. 2006
    ..Little is known about current use of pulmonary function testing in clinical practice. This study evaluated spirometry use in persons with COPD receiving care from the Veterans Health Administration health-care system...
  4. ncbi request reprint Three surveillance strategies for vancomycin-resistant enterococci in hospitalized patients: detection of colonization efficiency and a cost-effectiveness model
    Todd A Lee
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:39-46. 2005
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Outcomes associated with tiotropium use in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Todd A Lee
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, Hines, Illinois, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1403-10. 2009
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the comparative effectiveness of regimens containing tiotropium bromide vs other medication regimens for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in real-world clinical settings...
  6. doi request reprint Hemoglobin levels triggering erythropoiesis-stimulating agent therapy in patients with cancer: the shift after United States Food and Drug Administration policy changes
    Kevin T Stroupe
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines, JR VA Hospital, 5000 South 5th Avenue 151H, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 32:988-97. 2012
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Mortality risk in patients receiving drug regimens with theophylline for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Todd A Lee
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Hines Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 29:1039-53. 2009
    ..To evaluate outcomes associated with six treatment regimens with theophylline versus each regimen without theophylline in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  8. doi request reprint Inhaled corticosteroids and risk of pneumonia in newly diagnosed COPD
    Min J Joo
    Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Respir Med 104:246-52. 2010
    ..Little is known of this risk in newly diagnosed COPD patients. The objective of this study was to determine if the use of ICS among newly diagnosed COPD patients is associated with an increased risk of pneumonia hospitalizations...
  9. doi request reprint Significant J-shaped association between body mass index (BMI) and diabetic foot ulcers
    Min Woong Sohn
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141 3030, USA
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 27:402-9. 2011
    ..Disagreement exists regarding the relationship between body weight and foot ulceration risk among diabetic persons...
  10. doi request reprint Medication use patterns associated with spirometry in diagnosing COPD
    Min J Joo
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care CMC3, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, Illinois, USA
    COPD 5:360-8. 2008
    ..Patients with spirometry were more likely to have medications added. The use of spirometry around a new diagnosis of COPD was associated with higher likelihood of using and adding respiratory medications after diagnosis...
  11. doi request reprint Reduced overall and event-free survival among colon cancer patients using dual system care
    Elizabeth Tarlov
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines, JR VA Hospital, 5000 South 5th Ave, 151H, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:2231-41. 2012
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  12. ncbi request reprint Risk for death associated with medications for recently diagnosed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Todd A Lee
    Hines Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:380-90. 2008
    ..Concerns exist regarding increased risk for mortality associated with some chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) medications...
  13. doi request reprint Medication acquisition across systems of care and patient-provider communication among older veterans
    Kevin T Stroupe
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care CMC3, Edward Hines, Jr VA Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 70:804-13. 2013
    ..The results of a survey assessing Medicare Part D enrollment, the use of pharmacotherapies for chronic diseases, and other medication-use issues in a population of elderly military veterans are presented...
  14. ncbi request reprint Osteoarthritis: a comorbid marker for longer life?
    Todd A Lee
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:380-4. 2007
    ..Our objective was to describe the impact of selected diseases involving chronic inflammation (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [COPD], osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis) on mortality...
  15. pmc Impact of pneumococcal vaccination on pneumonia rates in patients with COPD and asthma
    Todd A Lee
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:62-7. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate pneumonia-related hospitalization risk in patients with COPD or asthma and vaccination impact...
  16. pmc Statin use and lower extremity amputation risk in nonelderly diabetic patients
    Min Woong Sohn
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, Ill Center for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 58:1578-1585.e1. 2013
    ..To examine the association between use of statin and nonstatin cholesterol-lowering medications and risk of nontraumatic major lower extremity amputations (LEAs) and treatment failure (LEA or death)...
  17. pmc Determinants of spirometry use and accuracy of COPD diagnosis in primary care
    Min J Joo
    Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Allergy Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:1272-7. 2011
    ..It is also unclear to what degree a diagnosis of COPD is accurately reflected by spirometry results...
  18. doi request reprint Use of spirometry in the diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and efforts to improve quality of care
    Min J Joo
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, USA
    Transl Res 154:103-10. 2009
    ..Only with accurate diagnosis can appropriate management and evidence-based treatment strategies be applied in practice. Therefore, it is important that we continue efforts to increase the use of spirometry in the diagnosis of COPD...
  19. doi request reprint Charcot arthropathy risk elevation in the obese diabetic population
    Rodney M Stuck
    Surgical Service, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141 3030, USA
    Am J Med 121:1008-14. 2008
    ..To examine the association of obesity, peripheral neuropathy, and other risk factors with the Charcot arthropathy incidence rate in a large diabetic population...
  20. doi request reprint Geographic variation of spirometry use in newly diagnosed COPD
    Min J Joo
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
    Chest 134:38-45. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to characterize the regional variation in spirometry use for patients with newly diagnosed COPD using the Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) 2006 spirometry performance measure...
  21. pmc Stakeholder priorities for comparative effectiveness research in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a workshop report
    Jerry A Krishnan
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 187:320-6. 2013
    ..The methodologies used, detailed in the online supplement, may also help to inform prioritization efforts for CER in other health conditions...
  22. pmc The validity of International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification diagnosis codes for identifying patients hospitalized for COPD exacerbations
    Brian D Stein
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Chest 141:87-93. 2012
    ..However, the validity of these algorithms remains unclear...
  23. doi request reprint Antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory infection and subsequent outpatient and hospital utilization in veterans with spinal cord injury and disorder
    Charlesnika T Evans
    Department of Veterans Affairs VA, Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital 151H, Hines, IL, USA
    PM R 2:101-9. 2010
    ..To assess the association between antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory infection (ARI) and subsequent health-care utilization in veterans with spinal cord injury and disorder (SCI/D)...
  24. pmc Effect of care setting on evidence-based depression treatment for veterans with COPD and comorbid depression
    Neil Jordan
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1447-52. 2007
    ..Existing research does not assess the impact of care setting on delivery of evidence-based depression care for these patients...
  25. pmc Mortality rate in veterans with multiple chronic conditions
    Todd A Lee
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Hines VA Hospital, P O Box 5000, 151 H, Hines, IL, 60141, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:403-7. 2007
    ..Previous studies have focused on the prevalence and economic burden associated with multiple chronic conditions, much less is known about the mortality rate associated with specific combinations of multiple diseases...
  26. pmc Geographic variation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation rates
    Min J Joo
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1560-5. 2007
    ..Little is known about variation in COPD exacerbation rates across a health system in various geographic regions...
  27. pmc Lower-extremity amputation risk after charcot arthropathy and diabetic foot ulcer
    Min Woong Sohn
    Center forManagement of Complex Chronic Care, Hines Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, Illinois, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:98-100. 2010
    ..To compare risks of lower-extremity amputation between patients with Charcot arthropathy and those with diabetic foot ulcers...
  28. doi request reprint Trends in anemia management in lung and colon cancer patients in the US Department of Veterans Affairs, 2002-2008
    Elizabeth Tarlov
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines, JR VA Hospital, 5000 South 5th Ave 151H, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Support Care Cancer 20:1649-57. 2012
    ..We examined ESA therapy in lung and colon cancer patients receiving chemotherapy in the VA from 2002 to 2008 to ascertain trends in and predictors of ESA use...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effect of increased copayments on pharmacy use in the Department of Veterans Affairs
    Kevin T Stroupe
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Hines VA Hospital, 5000 South 5th Avenue, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Med Care 45:1090-7. 2007
    ..We examined the impact of the copayment increase on medication acquisition from VA...
  30. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of azelastine nasal spray for the treatment of allergic rhinitis
    Todd A Lee
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, Illinois, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 27:852-9. 2007
    ..To systematically review the efficacy of azelastine nasal spray for the treatment of allergic rhinitis...
  31. doi request reprint Vitamin d deficiency/insufficiency practice patterns in a veterans health administration long-term care population: a retrospective analysis
    Kathryn K Braddy
    Edward Hines, JR VA Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 10:653-7. 2009
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency/insufficiency in long-term care patients at a Veterans Health Administration (VHA) hospital and to assess treatment and follow-up of low vitamin D levels...
  32. ncbi request reprint Agreement between caregiver reported healthcare utilization and administrative data for children with asthma
    Todd A Lee
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    J Asthma 44:189-94. 2007
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  33. ncbi request reprint Impact of NSAIDS on mortality and the effect of preexisting coronary artery disease in US veterans
    Todd A Lee
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines Veterans Affairs Hospital, Chicago, Ill, USA
    Am J Med 120:98.e9-16. 2007
    ..In addition, it is unclear whether risks observed with NSAIDs are modified by coronary artery disease (CAD). The association between NSAID exposure and mortality, cardiovascular, and cerebrovascular events was examined...
  34. doi request reprint Impact of asthma controller medications on medical and economic resource utilization in adult asthma patients
    Todd A Lee
    Hines VA Hospital, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 26:2851-60. 2010
    ..To compare asthma-related resource utilization, adherence and costs among adults prescribed asthma controller regimens...
  35. ncbi request reprint Fracture risk associated with inhaled corticosteroid use in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Todd A Lee
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Reseach, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 169:855-9. 2004
    ..68; 95% confidence interval, 1.10-2.57). In patients with COPD, current use of high-dose ICS was associated with an increased risk of nonvertebral fractures...
  36. pmc Diagnostic accuracy of existing methods for identifying diabetic foot ulcers from inpatient and outpatient datasets
    Min Woong Sohn
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines, Jr, VA Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
    J Foot Ankle Res 3:27. 2010
    ..The objectives of this study are to evaluate the accuracy of existing methods and to propose a new method...
  37. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis of an antimicrobial stewardship team on bloodstream infections: a probabilistic analysis
    Marc H Scheetz
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy, Downers Grove, IL, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 63:816-25. 2009
    ..We sought to determine the cost-effectiveness of Antimicrobial Stewardship Teams (ASTs) on the reduction of morbidity and mortality associated with nosocomial bacteraemia...
  38. pmc Mortality risk of Charcot arthropathy compared with that of diabetic foot ulcer and diabetes alone
    Min Woong Sohn
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, Illinois, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:816-21. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare mortality risks of patients with Charcot arthropathy with those of patients with diabetic foot ulcer and those of patients with diabetes alone (no ulcer or Charcot arthropathy)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Sixty-four-slice computed tomography of the coronary arteries: cost-effectiveness analysis of patients presenting to the emergency department with low-risk chest pain
    Rahul K Khare
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:623-32. 2008
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  40. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the efficiency of treatment in the allergic rhinitis market
    Todd A Lee
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 10:S3-8. 2004
    ..In the present era of increasing health care expenditures, economic comparisons of therapeutic products play an important role in ensuring that limited health care resources are used appropriately...
  41. pmc Relationship between leukotriene-modifying agent prescriptions dispensed and rate of suicide deaths by county in the US
    Glen T Schumock
    Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research, and Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Drug Healthc Patient Saf 3:47-52. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to explore the relationship between LTMA and suicide deaths using event data preceding the Food and Drug Administration warnings...
  42. ncbi request reprint Cost of chronic hepatitis B infection in the United States
    Todd A Lee
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 38:S144-7. 2004
    ..To estimate the direct medical costs associated with chronic hepatitis B (CHB) infection in the United States...
  43. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the emergence of Alzheimer's disease following coronary artery bypass graft surgery or percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
    Todd A Lee
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 7:319-24. 2005
    ..These data support the hypothesis that CABG surgery is associated with a reduced neuronal reserve in an aging population...
  44. doi request reprint Calendar time-specific propensity score analysis for observational data: a case study estimating the effectiveness of inhaled long-acting beta-agonist on asthma exacerbations
    Piyemeth Dilokthornsakul
    Center of Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Naresuan University, Phitsanulok, Thailand Center for Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomic Research and Department of Pharmacy Systems, Outcomes and Policy, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 23:152-64. 2014
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  45. doi request reprint Evaluation of changes in guidelines for medication management of stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Fang Ju Lin
    Department of Pharmacy Administration, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 19:953-60. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to examine how treatment recommendations and the quality of supporting evidence for pharmacologic management of stable COPD have evolved since the initial guidance issued in 2001...
  46. ncbi request reprint Chronic heart failure-related interventions after starting rosiglitazone in patients receiving insulin
    Jennifer R Marceille
    Edward Hines Jr Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 24:1317-22. 2004
    ..To determine whether rosiglitazone is associated with the onset or worsening of chronic heart failure (CHF) when administered to patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus who receive insulin...
  47. ncbi request reprint An update on the health economics of asthma and allergy
    Todd A Lee
    The Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 2:195-200. 2002
    ..These studies are generally long-term evaluations and have not shown consistent health economic impact. The field of health economics in asthma and allergy continues to evolve and aims to provide information to aid in decision making...
  48. ncbi request reprint Comparison of directly elicited preferences to preferences derived from the SF-36 in adults with asthma
    Todd A Lee
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines VA Hospital, P O Box 5000 151 H, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Med Decis Making 23:323-34. 2003
    ..Algorithms have been developed that estimate preferences from the Short Form 36 (SF-36). The objective of this study was to compare SF-36-derived preferences to directly elicited preferences...
  49. doi request reprint Use of a preference-based measure of health (EQ-5D) in COPD and asthma
    A Simon Pickard
    Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacy Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Respir Med 102:519-36. 2008
    ..The purpose of this paper was to synthesize literature on the validity and reliability of EQ-5D use in studies of asthma and COPD, and estimate EQ-5D utility scores associated with stage of disease...
  50. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of inhaled corticosteroids in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Todd A Lee
    Am J Med 117:618; author reply 618-9. 2004
  51. ncbi request reprint A multisite randomized trial of the effects of physician education and organizational change in chronic asthma care: cost-effectiveness analysis of the Pediatric Asthma Care Patient Outcomes Research Team II (PAC-PORT II)
    Sean D Sullivan
    Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research and Policy Program and Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:428-34. 2005
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  52. pmc Multiple chronic conditions: prevalence, health consequences, and implications for quality, care management, and costs
    Christine Vogeli
    Institute for Health Policy in the Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:391-5. 2007
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  53. ncbi request reprint Development of the multi-attribute Pediatric Asthma Health Outcome Measure (PAHOM)
    Chiun Fang Chiou
    Cerner Health Insights, Beverly Hills, CA 90212, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 17:23-30. 2005
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  54. ncbi request reprint Using pharmacy data on partial adherence to inform clinical care of patients with serious mental illness
    Emily M Woltmann
    Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center, NH, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:864-7. 2007
    ..Pharmacy data might be used by health systems to identify partially adherent patients for interventions. This study assessed whether using pharmacy data is an accurate screening method for identifying at-risk patients...
  55. ncbi request reprint Economic modeling in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Maureen Rutten-van Mölken
    Institute for Medical Technology Assessment, Erasmus MC, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 3:630-4. 2006
    ..This article reviews COPD health economic models and discusses the importance of survival benefits and utilities (health state valuations) for COPD in economic models...
  56. ncbi request reprint Antipsychotic adherence over time among patients receiving treatment for schizophrenia: a retrospective review
    Marcia Valenstein
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Ann Arbor Center of Excellence COE, Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center SMITREC, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:1542-50. 2006
    ..However, little is known about patients' adherence over time, although this has important services implications. We examined antipsychotic adherence over 4 years at the aggregate and the individual level among a large cohort of patients...
  57. ncbi request reprint International variation in the prevalence of COPD (the BOLD Study): a population-based prevalence study
    A Sonia Buist
    Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Lancet 370:741-50. 2007
    ..We aimed to measure the prevalence of COPD and its risk factors and investigate variation across countries by age, sex, and smoking status...
  58. ncbi request reprint The economic burden of allergic rhinitis: a critical evaluation of the literature
    Shelby D Reed
    Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27715, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 22:345-61. 2004
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  59. ncbi request reprint The Burden of Obstructive Lung Disease Initiative (BOLD): rationale and design
    A Sonia Buist
    Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, 97239, USA
    COPD 2:277-83. 2005
    ..BOLD's standardized methods will provide a uniform way to compare COPD burden within and between countries, and where differences are found, to explore explanations for these differences...