Lynne V McFarland

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Alternative treatments for Clostridium difficile disease: what really works?
    Lynne V McFarland
    University of Washington, HSR and D, 1100 Olive Street, 1400, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Med Microbiol 54:101-11. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Implications of the changing face of Clostridium difficile disease for health care practitioners
    Lynne V McFarland
    From the Department of Health Services Research and Development, Veterans Administration Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Am J Infect Control 35:237-53. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Breaking the cycle: treatment strategies for 163 cases of recurrent Clostridium difficile disease
    Lynne V McFarland
    Department of Medicinal Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:1769-75. 2002
  4. pmc Diarrhoea associated with antibiotic use
    Lynne V McFarland
    BMJ 335:54-5. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Update on the changing epidemiology of Clostridium difficile-associated disease
    Lynne V McFarland
    Department of Health Services Research and Development, Puget Sound VA Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:40-8. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Implementation of an education and skills programme in a teledermatology project for rural veterans
    Lynne V McFarland
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Health Services Research and Development, 1100 Olive Way, Suite 1400, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Telemed Telecare 18:66-71. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Renewed interest in a difficult disease: Clostridium difficile infections--epidemiology and current treatment strategies
    Lynne V McFarland
    Department of Health Services Research and Development, Puget Sound VA Healthcare System, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Curr Opin Gastroenterol 25:24-35. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Fluoroquinolone use and risk factors for Clostridium difficile-associated disease within a Veterans Administration health care system
    Lynne V McFarland
    Department of Health Services Research and Development, Veterans Administration Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:1141-51. 2007
  9. pmc Meta-analysis of probiotics for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome
    Lynne V McFarland
    Department of Health Services Research and Development, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle WA 98101, United States
    World J Gastroenterol 14:2650-61. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Antibiotic-associated diarrhea: epidemiology, trends and treatment
    Lynne V McFarland
    Department of Health Services Research and Development, Puget Sound Veterans Administration, Healthcare System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Future Microbiol 3:563-78. 2008

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Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Alternative treatments for Clostridium difficile disease: what really works?
    Lynne V McFarland
    University of Washington, HSR and D, 1100 Olive Street, 1400, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Med Microbiol 54:101-11. 2005
    ..This review will describe such treatments and examine the evidence for each strategy...
  2. ncbi request reprint Implications of the changing face of Clostridium difficile disease for health care practitioners
    Lynne V McFarland
    From the Department of Health Services Research and Development, Veterans Administration Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Am J Infect Control 35:237-53. 2007
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Breaking the cycle: treatment strategies for 163 cases of recurrent Clostridium difficile disease
    Lynne V McFarland
    Department of Medicinal Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:1769-75. 2002
    ..There is currently uncertainty as to the best treatment for patients with recurrent episodes of Clostridium difficile disease (RCDD). Our objective was to evaluate the success of treatment strategies in a cohort of 163 RCDD patients...
  4. pmc Diarrhoea associated with antibiotic use
    Lynne V McFarland
    BMJ 335:54-5. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Update on the changing epidemiology of Clostridium difficile-associated disease
    Lynne V McFarland
    Department of Health Services Research and Development, Puget Sound VA Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:40-8. 2008
    ..Infection control programs and more effective treatments offer hope that future outbreaks of CDAD can be controlled...
  6. doi request reprint Implementation of an education and skills programme in a teledermatology project for rural veterans
    Lynne V McFarland
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Health Services Research and Development, 1100 Olive Way, Suite 1400, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Telemed Telecare 18:66-71. 2012
    ..The educational component of the teledermatology project created teams of primary care health-care providers and imaging technicians with improved dermatology educational levels and new dermatology skills...
  7. doi request reprint Renewed interest in a difficult disease: Clostridium difficile infections--epidemiology and current treatment strategies
    Lynne V McFarland
    Department of Health Services Research and Development, Puget Sound VA Healthcare System, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Curr Opin Gastroenterol 25:24-35. 2009
    ..This review summarizes recent progress in the field, particularly in relation to the changing epidemiologic trends and new investigational treatments...
  8. ncbi request reprint Fluoroquinolone use and risk factors for Clostridium difficile-associated disease within a Veterans Administration health care system
    Lynne V McFarland
    Department of Health Services Research and Development, Veterans Administration Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:1141-51. 2007
    ..difficile-associated disease was noted at our health care center (Veterans Administration Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington)...
  9. pmc Meta-analysis of probiotics for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome
    Lynne V McFarland
    Department of Health Services Research and Development, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle WA 98101, United States
    World J Gastroenterol 14:2650-61. 2008
    ..Probiotics warrant further study as a potential therapy for IBS...
  10. doi request reprint Antibiotic-associated diarrhea: epidemiology, trends and treatment
    Lynne V McFarland
    Department of Health Services Research and Development, Puget Sound Veterans Administration, Healthcare System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Future Microbiol 3:563-78. 2008
    ..The key to addressing AAD is prompt diagnosis followed by effective treatment and institution of control measures. Areas of active research include the search for other etiologies and more effective treatments...
  11. ncbi request reprint Unilateral upper-limb loss: satisfaction and prosthetic-device use in veterans and servicemembers from Vietnam and OIF/OEF conflicts
    Lynne V McFarland
    Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 47:299-316. 2010
    ..A significant paradigm shift has been noted in the OIF/OEF group, who use a greater number and diversity of upper-limb prostheses than the Vietnam group...
  12. doi request reprint Evidence-based review of probiotics for antibiotic-associated diarrhea and Clostridium difficile infections
    Lynne V McFarland
    Department of Health Services Research and Development, Puget Sound Veterans Administration Healthcare System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Anaerobe 15:274-80. 2009
    ..Overall, probiotics offer a promising strategy for the prevention and treatment for AAD and CDI...
  13. pmc Systematic review and meta-analysis of Saccharomyces boulardii in adult patients
    Lynne V McFarland
    Department of Health Services Research and Development, Puget Sound Veterans Administration Healthcare System, S 152, 1100 Olive Way 1400, Seattle, WA 98101, United States
    World J Gastroenterol 16:2202-22. 2010
    ..The use of S. boulardii as a therapeutic probiotic is evidence-based for both efficacy and safety for several types of diarrhea...
  14. ncbi request reprint Emerging therapies for Clostridium difficile infections
    Lynne V McFarland
    Puget Sound VA Healthcare System, Department of Health Services Research and Development, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Expert Opin Emerg Drugs 16:425-39. 2011
    ..The purpose of this paper is to review the data on the efficacy and safety of emerging therapies for CDI and assess their potential for effectiveness based on the clinical phase of development and marketing challenges...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prosthetic cost projections for servicemembers with major limb loss from Vietnam and OIF/OEF
    David K Blough
    Department of Pharmacy, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7630, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 47:387-402. 2010
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Servicemembers and veterans with major traumatic limb loss from Vietnam war and OIF/OEF conflicts: survey methods, participants, and summary findings
    Gayle E Reiber
    Health Services Research and Development Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 47:275-97. 2010
    ..7-fold higher for OIF/OEF than for Vietnam war survey participants. Findings from this cross-conflict survey identify many strengths in prosthetic rehabilitation for those with limb loss and several areas for future attention...
  17. ncbi request reprint Department of Veterans Affairs compensation and medical care benefits accorded to veterans with major limb loss
    Charles Maynard
    Health Services Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 47:403-8. 2010
    ..A special obligation exists to those who have sustained serious injuries related to combat; this responsibility extends for the life of the servicemember and beyond to his or her spouse and dependents...
  18. doi request reprint A teledermatology care management protocol for tracking completion of teledermatology recommendations
    Kristin L Eastman
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Telemed Telecare 18:374-8. 2012
    ..The follow-up was important in ensuring high quality patient care...
  19. doi request reprint Teledermatology patient satisfaction in the Pacific Northwest
    Martha T Hsueh
    University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Telemed J E Health 18:377-81. 2012
    ..The aim of this quality improvement project is to assess patient satisfaction with a store-and-forward teledermatology project and to identify factors associated with patient satisfaction and dissatisfaction...
  20. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of probiotics for the prevention of antibiotic associated diarrhea and the treatment of Clostridium difficile disease
    Lynne V McFarland
    Department of Health Services Research and Development, Veterans Administration Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:812-22. 2006
    ..The use of probiotics for these two related diseases remains controversial...
  21. doi request reprint Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of Clostridium difficile infections
    Christina M Surawicz
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 108:478-98; quiz 499. 2013
    ..We propose a classification of disease severity to guide therapy that is useful for clinicians. We review current treatment options for patients with recurrent CDI and recommendations for the control and prevention of outbreaks of CDI...
  22. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of probiotics for the prevention of traveler's diarrhea
    Lynne V McFarland
    Department of Health Services Research and Development, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, S 152, Metropolitan Park West, 1100 Olive Way, Suite 1400, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Travel Med Infect Dis 5:97-105. 2007
    ..The use of probiotics for this disease remains controversial. The objective of this study was to compare the efficacy of probiotics for the prevention of TD based on published randomized, controlled clinical trials...
  23. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption among urban, suburban, and rural Veterans Affairs outpatients
    Emily C Williams
    Health Services Research and Development HSR and D, Veterans Affairs VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    J Rural Health 28:202-10. 2012
    ..We sought to describe alcohol consumption among urban, suburban, and rural Veterans Affairs (VA) outpatients...
  24. ncbi request reprint A review of topical corrosive black salve
    Kristin L Eastman
    1 University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA
    J Altern Complement Med 20:284-9. 2014
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  25. doi request reprint Primary care provider and imaging technician satisfaction with a teledermatology project in rural Veterans Health Administration clinics
    Lynne V McFarland
    1 Health Services Research and Development, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Department of Veterans Affairs, Seattle, Washington
    Telemed J E Health 19:815-25. 2013
    ..Assessment of a multisite rural teledermatology project between 2009 and 2012 in four Pacific Northwest states that trained primary care providers and imaging technicians in state-of-the-art techniques of telemedicine...
  26. ncbi request reprint Postoperative dressing and management strategies for transtibial amputations: a critical review
    Douglas G Smith
    Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 40:213-24. 2003
    ..Analysis of 10 controlled studies supported only 4 of the 14 claims cited in uncontrolled, descriptive studies...
  27. ncbi request reprint Recruitment of Medicaid and dual-enrolled Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes mellitus into a randomized controlled trial
    Lynne V McFarland
    Department of Health Services Research and Development, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:443-8. 2005
    ..To document the recruitment of Medicaid and dual-enrolled Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes mellitus into a randomized clinical trial...
  28. ncbi request reprint Current guidelines for using angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin II-receptor antagonists in chronic kidney disease: is the evidence base relevant to older adults?
    ANN M O'HARE
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Washington and Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:717-24. 2009
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Incidence and risk factors of oral antibiotic-associated diarrhea in an outpatient pediatric population
    Dominique Turck
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Paediatrics, Lille University Faculty of Medicine and Children s Hospital, Lille, France
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 37:22-6. 2003
    ..The authors' aim was to evaluate the incidence of AAD in an outpatient pediatric population and to identify risk factors...
  30. ncbi request reprint Underlying disease severity as a major risk factor for nosocomial Clostridium difficile diarrhea
    Lorraine Kyne
    Gerontology Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 23:653-9. 2002
    ..To determine the diagnostic accuracy of an index of underlying disease severity (Horn's index) in identifying patients with a high probability of having nosocomial Clostridium difficile diarrhea as a complication of antimicrobial therapy...
  31. ncbi request reprint What's lurking under the bed? Persistence and predominance of particular Clostridium difficile strains in a hospital and the potential role of environmental contamination
    Lynne V McFarland
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 23:639-40. 2002
  32. pmc State-of-the-art of irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease research in 2008
    Lynne V McFarland
    World J Gastroenterol 14:2625-9. 2008
    ..One-quarter million people in the UK are afflicted with IBD. The cost of medical care in the United States for IBD is estimated to be 1.8 billion dollars/year...