Anbesaw Selassie

Summary

Affiliation: Medical University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Incidence of sport-related traumatic brain injury and risk factors of severity: a population-based epidemiologic study
    Anbesaw W Selassie
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC Electronic address
    Ann Epidemiol 23:750-6. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Determinants of in-hospital death after acute spinal cord injury: a population-based study
    A W Selassie
    Department of Medicine, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Spinal Cord 51:48-54. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Population-based study of the risk of in-hospital death after traumatic brain injury: the role of sepsis
    Anbesaw Wolde Selassie
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Trauma 71:1226-34. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Current trends in venous thromboembolism among persons hospitalized with acute traumatic spinal cord injury: does early access to rehabilitation matter?
    Anbesaw W Selassie
    Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:1534-41. 2011
  5. pmc Progression is accelerated from prehypertension to hypertension in blacks
    Anbesaw Selassie
    Division of Biostatistics, Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Hypertension 58:579-87. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint The influence of insurance, race, and gender on emergency department disposition
    Anbesaw Wolde Selassie
    Department of Biometry and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:1260-70. 2003
  7. doi request reprint Commentary on the management of epilepsy in sub-Saharan Africa
    Anbesaw Selassie
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Epilepsia 49:1644-6. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Why pulmonary tuberculosis recurs: a population-based epidemiological study
    Anbesaw W Selassie
    Department of Biometry and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 15:519-25. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint The effect of insurance status, race, and gender on ED disposition of persons with traumatic brain injury
    Anbesaw Wolde Selassie
    Department of Biometry and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 22:465-73. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk of posthospitalization mortality among persons with traumatic brain injury, South Carolina 1999-2001
    Anbesaw Wolde Selassie
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 20:257-69. 2005

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. doi request reprint Incidence of sport-related traumatic brain injury and risk factors of severity: a population-based epidemiologic study
    Anbesaw W Selassie
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC Electronic address
    Ann Epidemiol 23:750-6. 2013
    ..This study addresses the epidemiology of sport-related TBI in a large population...
  2. doi request reprint Determinants of in-hospital death after acute spinal cord injury: a population-based study
    A W Selassie
    Department of Medicine, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Spinal Cord 51:48-54. 2013
    ..Second, to identify the risk characteristics of TSCI patients with likelihood of death...
  3. doi request reprint Population-based study of the risk of in-hospital death after traumatic brain injury: the role of sepsis
    Anbesaw Wolde Selassie
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Trauma 71:1226-34. 2011
    ..We provide findings on the risk factors of in-hospital death and demonstrate the risk associated with sepsis occurring in the hospital environment...
  4. doi request reprint Current trends in venous thromboembolism among persons hospitalized with acute traumatic spinal cord injury: does early access to rehabilitation matter?
    Anbesaw W Selassie
    Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:1534-41. 2011
    ..To determine the incidence of venous thromboembolism (VTE) among patients with traumatic spinal cord injury (TSCI) in acute care settings that is attributable to extended length of stay (LOS), insurance status, and access to rehabilitation...
  5. pmc Progression is accelerated from prehypertension to hypertension in blacks
    Anbesaw Selassie
    Division of Biostatistics, Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Hypertension 58:579-87. 2011
    ..001). Conversion from prehypertension to hypertension is accelerated in blacks, which suggests that effective interventions in prehypertension could reduce racial disparities in prevalent hypertension...
  6. ncbi request reprint The influence of insurance, race, and gender on emergency department disposition
    Anbesaw Wolde Selassie
    Department of Biometry and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:1260-70. 2003
    ..To examine the influence of insurance, race, and gender on the likelihood of hospitalization among trauma patients...
  7. doi request reprint Commentary on the management of epilepsy in sub-Saharan Africa
    Anbesaw Selassie
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Epilepsia 49:1644-6. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Why pulmonary tuberculosis recurs: a population-based epidemiological study
    Anbesaw W Selassie
    Department of Biometry and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 15:519-25. 2005
    ..To evaluate the factors associated with recurrent pulmonary tuberculosis using a well-defined, population-based tuberculosis registry system...
  9. ncbi request reprint The effect of insurance status, race, and gender on ED disposition of persons with traumatic brain injury
    Anbesaw Wolde Selassie
    Department of Biometry and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 22:465-73. 2004
    ..79; CI, 0.72-0.87, respectively). Although this study does not infer causality, insurance status, race, and gender were significant predictors of hospital admission. These results suggest that inpatient resources are not equitably used...
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk of posthospitalization mortality among persons with traumatic brain injury, South Carolina 1999-2001
    Anbesaw Wolde Selassie
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 20:257-69. 2005
    ..The mortality experience of the cohort was also compared with that of the general population by using standardized mortality ratios for selected causes of death by age, adjusted for race and sex...
  11. doi request reprint Predictors of early mortality after traumatic spinal cord injury: a population-based study
    Abhay Varma
    Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:778-83. 2010
    ..These findings also suggest the need to allocate resources for trauma prevention, and promote research towards improving the care of acutely injured patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint When life is on the line: orthopaedic trauma care in South Carolina
    Langdon A Hartsock
    Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery, MUSC, 96 Jonathan Lucas St, Ste 708, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J S C Med Assoc 99:310-4. 2003
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  13. doi request reprint A population-based study of repetitive traumatic brain injury among persons with traumatic brain injury
    Lee L Saunders
    Department of Health Sciences and Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, 29425, USA
    Brain Inj 23:866-72. 2009
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint A population-based outcomes study of persons hospitalized with traumatic brain injury: operations of the South Carolina Traumatic Brain Injury Follow-up Registry
    E Elisabeth Pickelsimer
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 21:491-504. 2006
    ..To describe the design and operations of the South Carolina Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Follow-up Registry...
  15. pmc Factors that limit access to dental care for adults with spinal cord injury
    Hon K Yuen
    Occupational Therapy Division, Department of Health Professions, College of Health Professions, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Spec Care Dentist 30:151-6. 2010
    ..Dentists should undertake necessary physical remodeling of their facilities to accommodate wheelchair users and implement appropriate strategies for the management of dental fear among patients with SCI...
  16. ncbi request reprint Patterns of alcohol use 1 year after traumatic brain injury: a population-based, epidemiological study
    Michael David Horner
    Mental Health Service, Ralph H Johnson Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Charleston, SC 29401 5799, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 11:322-30. 2005
    ..There was no association between drinking patterns and TBI severity...
  17. doi request reprint Pre-existing health conditions and repeat traumatic brain injury
    Lee L Saunders
    Department of Health Sciences and Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, 77 President St, Ste 117, MSC 700, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:1853-9. 2009
    ..To assess and compare the effect of Pre-existing epilepsy/seizure disorder and drug/alcohol problem on the hazard of repeat traumatic brain injury (TBI) in persons with TBI who participated in a follow-up study...
  18. doi request reprint A population-based study of risk of epilepsy after hospitalization for traumatic brain injury
    Pamela L Ferguson
    Department of Medicine, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South California 29425, USA
    Epilepsia 51:891-8. 2010
    ..It also identifies characteristics related to development of PTE within this population...
  19. doi request reprint Psychosocial factors associated with stigma in adults with epilepsy
    Gigi Smith
    College of Nursing and Department of Neurosciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 16:484-90. 2009
    ..This information may be used to target and develop evidence-based interventions for adults with epilepsy at high risk for perceived stigma, as well as to inform epilepsy research in self-management...
  20. doi request reprint Impact of pediatric epilepsy: voices from a focus group and implications for public policy change
    Janelle L Wagner
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 16:161-5. 2009
    ..Qualitative analysis revealed three themes highlighting medical, educational, and social challenges of youth with epilepsy. Implications include recommendations for improvements in public awareness and public policy change...
  21. doi request reprint Use and determinants of the methylprednisolone protocol for traumatic spinal cord injury in South Carolina acute care hospitals
    Joyce S Nicholas
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425 8350, USA
    J Trauma 66:1446-50; discussion 1450. 2009
    ..Our purpose was to explore emergency department (ED) response to this shifting information by assessing the impact of NASCIS and the 2002 report on MPSS protocols and to study factors associated with MPSS administration...
  22. doi request reprint Prevalence of self-reported epilepsy, health care access, and health behaviors among adults in South Carolina
    Pamela L Ferguson
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425 8350, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 13:529-34. 2008
    ..Persons with epilepsy were more likely to smoke and have less physical activity. Persons with epilepsy need better access to health care, as well as interventions focused on smoking cessation and increased physical activity...
  23. doi request reprint Predictors of psychological symptoms 1 year after traumatic brain injury: a population-based, epidemiological study
    Michael D Horner
    Mental Health Service, Ralph H Johnson Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Charleston, SC29401, USA
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 23:74-83. 2008
    ..To examine self-reported psychological symptoms 1 year after traumatic brain injury (TBI) in a population-based sample...
  24. ncbi request reprint Unmet service needs of persons with traumatic brain injury
    E Elisabeth Pickelsimer
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 22:1-13. 2007
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Traumatic spinal cord injury mortality, 1981-1998
    Lee L Saunders
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Trauma 66:184-90. 2009
    ..We aim to assess the long-term trend of and identify risk factors for traumatic spinal cord injury (TSCI) mortality from 1981 through 1998 in the state of South Carolina (SC)...
  26. doi request reprint Incidence of long-term disability following traumatic brain injury hospitalization, United States, 2003
    Anbesaw W Selassie
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 23:123-31. 2008
    ..The regression coefficients were applied to the 2003 Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project-Nationwide Inpatient Sample data to estimate the incidence of long-term disability following traumatic brain injury hospitalization...
  27. ncbi request reprint Acute traumatic spinal cord injury, 1993-2000A population-based assessment of methylprednisolone administration and hospitalization
    Ernest Parrish McCutcheon
    South Carolina Traumatic Head and Spinal Cord Injury Information System, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    J Trauma 56:1076-83. 2004
    ..This study compared differences in acute care charge, hospital stay, and related variables as a function of MPSS receipt...