Charles Ellis

Summary

Affiliation: Medical University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in utilization of post-stroke rehabilitation services: a systematic review
    Charles Ellis
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:365-72. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in poststroke rehabilitation utilization in the USA
    Charles Ellis
    Charleston VA REAP, Ralph H Johnson VA Medical Center, Charleston, SC, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 7:405-10. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Gender differences in stroke recognition among stroke survivors
    Kendrea L Focht
    Kendrea L Focht, CScD, is a Doctoral Student in the Department of Health Sciences and Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC Alison M Gogue, MS, is a Doctoral Student in the Department of Health Sciences and Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC Brandi M White, MPH, is a Doctoral Student in the Department of Health Sciences and Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC Questions or comments about this article may be directed to Charles Ellis, PhD, at He is an Associate Professor at the Department of Health Sciences and Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC This work was supported by a pilot grant to Dr Ellis from the Medical University of South Carolina Center for Health Disparities Research The authors declare no conflicts of interest
    J Neurosci Nurs 46:18-22; quiz 22, E1-2. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Poststroke knowledge and symptom awareness: a global issue for secondary stroke prevention
    Charles Ellis
    Departments of Health Sciences and Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 35:572-81. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Factors associated with delays in seeking treatment for stroke care in veterans
    Charles Ellis
    VA Center for Disease Prevention and Health Interventions for Diverse Populations, Ralph H Johnson VA Medical Center, Charleston, South Carolina Department of Health Sciences and Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina Electronic address
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 22:e136-41. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Factors associated with SF-12 physical and mental health quality of life scores in adults with stroke
    Charles Ellis
    Veteran s Affairs Center for Disease Prevention and Health Interventions for Diverse Populations, Ralph H Johnson VA Medical Center, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 22:309-17. 2013
  7. doi request reprint The association between major depression, health behaviors, and quality of life in adults with stroke
    Charles Ellis
    Department of Health Sciences and Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Int J Stroke 7:536-43. 2012
  8. doi request reprint The one-year attributable cost of poststroke aphasia
    Charles Ellis
    Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Health Sciences and Research, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Stroke 43:1429-31. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic disparities in poststroke outpatient rehabilitation among veterans
    Charles Ellis
    Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Health Sciences and Research, 77 President St, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 102:817-22. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Stroke in young adults
    Charles Ellis
    Department of Health Professions, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Disabil Health J 3:222-4. 2010

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Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in utilization of post-stroke rehabilitation services: a systematic review
    Charles Ellis
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:365-72. 2008
    ..To examine racial/ethnic differences in utilization of stroke-related rehabilitation...
  2. doi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in poststroke rehabilitation utilization in the USA
    Charles Ellis
    Charleston VA REAP, Ralph H Johnson VA Medical Center, Charleston, SC, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 7:405-10. 2009
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Gender differences in stroke recognition among stroke survivors
    Kendrea L Focht
    Kendrea L Focht, CScD, is a Doctoral Student in the Department of Health Sciences and Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC Alison M Gogue, MS, is a Doctoral Student in the Department of Health Sciences and Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC Brandi M White, MPH, is a Doctoral Student in the Department of Health Sciences and Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC Questions or comments about this article may be directed to Charles Ellis, PhD, at He is an Associate Professor at the Department of Health Sciences and Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC This work was supported by a pilot grant to Dr Ellis from the Medical University of South Carolina Center for Health Disparities Research The authors declare no conflicts of interest
    J Neurosci Nurs 46:18-22; quiz 22, E1-2. 2014
    ..Studies suggest that gender differences exist in the recognition of stroke warning signs. Poor recognition of stroke warning signs has been attributed to negative treatment-seeking behaviors, which can result in poor outcomes...
  4. doi request reprint Poststroke knowledge and symptom awareness: a global issue for secondary stroke prevention
    Charles Ellis
    Departments of Health Sciences and Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 35:572-81. 2013
    ..The purpose of this review was to examine stroke knowledge among stroke survivors...
  5. doi request reprint Factors associated with delays in seeking treatment for stroke care in veterans
    Charles Ellis
    VA Center for Disease Prevention and Health Interventions for Diverse Populations, Ralph H Johnson VA Medical Center, Charleston, South Carolina Department of Health Sciences and Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina Electronic address
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 22:e136-41. 2013
    ..Our objective was to examine the association between delay in seeking treatment (DST) for stroke care and demographic and clinical characteristics variables in a sample of veterans...
  6. doi request reprint Factors associated with SF-12 physical and mental health quality of life scores in adults with stroke
    Charles Ellis
    Veteran s Affairs Center for Disease Prevention and Health Interventions for Diverse Populations, Ralph H Johnson VA Medical Center, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 22:309-17. 2013
    ..In this study, we sought to identify which sociodemographic, comorbid disease conditions, and disability factors independently influenced the physical and mental aspects of poststroke QOL...
  7. doi request reprint The association between major depression, health behaviors, and quality of life in adults with stroke
    Charles Ellis
    Department of Health Sciences and Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Int J Stroke 7:536-43. 2012
    ..The study aims to examine the association between major depression, healthcare behaviors, and quality of life indices among adults with stroke...
  8. doi request reprint The one-year attributable cost of poststroke aphasia
    Charles Ellis
    Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Health Sciences and Research, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Stroke 43:1429-31. 2012
    ..Little is known about the contribution of aphasia to the cost of care for patients who experience stroke...
  9. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic disparities in poststroke outpatient rehabilitation among veterans
    Charles Ellis
    Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Health Sciences and Research, 77 President St, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 102:817-22. 2010
    ..To examine racial/ethnic differences in the use of poststroke outpatient rehabilitation in veterans...
  10. doi request reprint Stroke in young adults
    Charles Ellis
    Department of Health Professions, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Disabil Health J 3:222-4. 2010
    ..Stroke among young adults is generally considered a rare event, although few studies have considered national data...
  11. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in stroke mortality in veterans
    Charles Ellis
    Department of Health Professions, Medical University of South Carolina Charleston VA REAP, Ralph H Johnson VA Medical Center CE, Lee, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:161-5. 2009
    ..We examined racial-ethnic differences in all-cause mortality after stroke in a cohort of veterans living in the southeastern United States...
  12. doi request reprint Sentence planning following traumatic brain injury
    Charles Ellis
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    NeuroRehabilitation 24:255-66. 2009
    ..To respond to this issue, we examined patterns of intrasentential pausing and sentence planning during sentences produced by normal and TBI speakers...
  13. doi request reprint Does race/ethnicity really matter in adult neurogenics?
    Charles Ellis
    Medical University of South Carolina, College of Health Professions, Department of Health Professions, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Am J Speech Lang Pathol 18:310-4. 2009
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Longitudinal trends in aphasia in the United States
    Charles Ellis
    Department of Health Sciences and Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    NeuroRehabilitation 27:327-33. 2010
    ..S. The purpose of this project was to use national hospital discharge data to examine the number and characteristics of patients discharged from U.S. hospitals with a diagnosis of aphasia...
  15. doi request reprint Stroke awareness among low literacy Latinos living in the South Carolina low country
    Charles Ellis
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 11:499-504. 2009
    ..Little is known about stroke awareness in Latinos with low literacy and living in regions with high stroke rates...
  16. ncbi request reprint Recovery of cohesion in narrative discourse after left-hemisphere stroke
    Charles Ellis
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center, Gainesville, FL, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 42:737-46. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that subtle disruptions in expressive language can be present initially in narrative discourse, and recovery from these disruptions can occur naturally over time...
  17. pmc Associations between binge and heavy drinking and health behaviors in a nationally representative sample
    Lisa A Paul
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Addict Behav 36:1240-5. 2011
    ..Binge and heavy drinking are noted in the literature for their relatively high prevalence and adverse health-related effects...
  18. doi request reprint Diabetes and depression: global perspectives
    Leonard E Egede
    Department of Medicine, Center for Health Disparities Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, United States
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 87:302-12. 2010
    ..This study reviewed the literature on the prevalence, burden of illness, morbidity, mortality, and cost of comorbid depression in people with diabetes as well as the evidence on effective treatments...
  19. pmc Depression and increased risk of death in adults with stroke
    Charles Ellis
    Department of Medicine, Center for Health Disparities Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Psychosom Res 68:545-51. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of depression on all-cause mortality among adults with and without a history of stroke...
  20. doi request reprint The effect of major depression on preventive care and quality of life among adults with diabetes
    Leonard E Egede
    Ralph H Johnson VA Medical Center, Charleston, SC, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 32:563-9. 2010
    ..To examine the association between major depression and preventive care practices and quality-of-life indices among adults with diabetes...
  21. pmc The effect of minority status and rural residence on actions to control high blood pressure in the U.S
    Charles Ellis
    Department of Health Professions, Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Rutledge Ave, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:801-9. 2010
    ..We examined actions to control high blood pressure (HBP) and health-care provider recommendations for blood pressure control among adults by racial/ethnic group and rural/urban residence...
  22. doi request reprint The effect of depression on self-care behaviors and quality of care in a national sample of adults with diabetes
    Leonard E Egede
    Department of Medicine, Center for Health Disparities Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 31:422-7. 2009
    ..To examine the effect of minor and major depression on self-care behaviors and quality of care among adults with diabetes...
  23. pmc Development and psychometric properties of the 12-item diabetes fatalism scale
    Leonard E Egede
    Department of Medicine, Center for Health Disparities Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:61-6. 2010
    ..This study describes the development and validation of the Diabetes Fatalism Scale (DFS) in adults with type 2 diabetes...
  24. ncbi request reprint A brief survey of awareness of common health conditions, access to health services, and utilization of health services in limited-English-proficiency Hispanic/Latino adults
    Joanna Wolff
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, 151 B Rutledge Avenue, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Allied Health 38:e43-6. 2009
    ..However, the role LEP plays in the overall health awareness and receipt of healthcare services is not adequately understood...
  25. pmc The effects of depression on metabolic control and quality of life in indigent patients with type 2 diabetes
    Leonard E Egede
    Center for Health Disparities Research, Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Rutledge Avenue, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 12:257-62. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to assess differences in metabolic control and health-related quality of life (QOL) among depressed and nondepressed adults in an indigent population with type 2 diabetes...
  26. doi request reprint Post-stroke aphasia prognosis: a review of patient-related and stroke-related factors
    Emily Plowman
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, College of Behavioral and Community Sciences, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 18:689-94. 2012
    ..Therefore, the objective of this review was to assess the influence of patient-related and stroke-related factors on language recovery in individuals with post-stroke aphasia...
  27. pmc Ethnic disparities in stroke recognition in individuals with prior stroke
    Charles Ellis
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Public Health Rep 123:514-22. 2008
    ..However, little is known about stroke knowledge among individuals with a history of prior stroke who are at significant risk for recurrent stroke...
  28. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in stroke awareness among veterans
    Charles Ellis
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:198-203. 2008
    ..To examine racial/ethnic differences in stroke recognition and knowledge of appropriate first action if someone was having a stroke...
  29. pmc Development and testing of the Multidimensional Trust in Health Care Systems Scale
    Leonard E Egede
    Department of Medicine, Center for Health Disparities Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:808-15. 2008
    ..To describe the development and psychometric testing of the Multidimensional Trust in Health Care Systems Scale (MTHCSS)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Knowledge of stroke risk factors and early warning signs of stroke among students enrolled in allied health programs: a pilot study
    Abby Milner
    College of Health Professions, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Allied Health 37:e296-315. 2008
    ..Currently, little is known about stroke knowledge in students enrolled in allied health professions programs...
  31. doi request reprint Perceptions of stroke recovery: an exclusion of communication and cognition
    Charles Ellis
    Center for Disease Prevention and Health Interventions for Diverse Populations, Ralph H Johnson VA Medical Center, Charleston, SC, USA Department of Health Sciences and Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    NeuroRehabilitation 33:233-9. 2013
    ..Perceptions of stroke recovery can differ substantially between stroke survivors and their healthcare providers. Concordance between the two is important for collaborative goal setting to facilitate optimal outcomes...
  32. doi request reprint Microvascular decompression: a surgical option for refractory hypertension of neurogenic etiology
    Jessica Barley
    Department of Health Sciences and Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 11:629-34. 2013
    ..Consequently, additional studies are needed to offer additional evidence to support MVD as an effective surgical intervention for difficult-to-treat patients with RHTN-N...
  33. ncbi request reprint Pediatric stroke in the U.S.: estimates from the kids' inpatient database
    Rachel Engle
    Spartanburg County Schools, SC, USA
    J Allied Health 41:e63-7. 2012
    ..Stroke among infants and children is generally considered a rare event. However, few studies have used national data to characterized pediatric stroke in the U.S...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effects of health disparities on survival after neonatal heart surgery: why should racial, ethnic, gender, and socioeconomic status be included in the risk analysis?
    Joseph J Sistino
    Department of Health Sciences and Research, PhD Program in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, College of Health Professions, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Extra Corpor Technol 43:232-5. 2011
    ..Therefore, the purpose of this article is to highlight some of the nonsurgical influences that affect survival after neonatal heart surgery such as race, ethnicity, gender, and socioeconomic status...
  35. doi request reprint Stroke recognition among individuals with stroke risk factors
    Charles Ellis
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Am J Med Sci 337:5-10. 2009
    ..This study examined recognition of all 5 early warning signs/symptoms of stroke and appropriate first action to call 9-1-1 across stroke risk groups...
  36. doi request reprint The effects of depression on diabetes knowledge, diabetes self-management, and perceived control in indigent patients with type 2 diabetes
    Leonard E Egede
    Department of Medicine, Center for Health Disparities Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 10:213-9. 2008
    ..This study was designed to assess differences in diabetes knowledge, diabetes self-management, and perceived control among depressed and nondepressed individuals in an indigent population with type 2 diabetes...
  37. ncbi request reprint The experience of time in the transition from hospital to home following stroke
    Maude Rittman
    Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center 151 B, North Florida South Georgia Veterans Health System, 1601 SW Archer Road, Gainesville, FL 32608 1197, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 41:259-68. 2004
    ..In conclusion, strategies for managing increased idle time are "passing time," "waiting on time," and "killing time."..
  38. ncbi request reprint Know the signs of stroke and steps to take to help a stroke victim
    Charles Ellis
    Ethn Dis 18:237. 2008
  39. ncbi request reprint A retrospective analysis of the costs and benefits related to alterations in cardiac surgery from routine intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography
    Michael Fanshawe
    Department of Anesthesiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Anesth Analg 95:824-7, table of contents. 2002
    ....