Mathew Reeves

Summary

Affiliation: Michigan State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Implementation of an emergency department based transient ischemic attack clinical pathway: a pilot study in knowledge translation
    Michael D Brown
    Grand Rapids MERC Michigan State University Program in Emergency Medicine, Grand Rapids, MI, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:1114-9. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Do-not-resuscitate orders, quality of care, and outcomes in veterans with acute ischemic stroke
    Mathew J Reeves
    Department of Epidemiology M J R, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Neurology 79:1990-6. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Using billing data to describe patterns in asthma-related emergency department visits in children
    Mathew J Reeves
    Department of Epidemiology, B 601 West Fee Hall, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Pediatrics 117:S106-17. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Patient-level and hospital-level determinants of the quality of acute stroke care: a multilevel modeling approach
    Mathew J Reeves
    Department of Epidemiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Stroke 41:2924-31. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint The Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Registry: initial results from four prototypes
    Mathew J Reeves
    Department of Epidemiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:S202-9. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Development of stroke performance measures: definitions, methods, and current measures
    Mathew J Reeves
    Department of Epidemiology, Michigan State University, B601 West Fee Hall, East Lansing, Mich 48824, USA
    Stroke 41:1573-8. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Quality of care and outcomes in patients with diabetes hospitalized with ischemic stroke: findings from Get With the Guidelines-Stroke
    Mathew J Reeves
    Department of Epidemiology, Michigan State University, B601 West Fee Hall, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Stroke 41:e409-17. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Thrombolysis treatment for acute stroke: issues of efficacy and utilization in women
    Mathew J Reeves
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 7:383-90. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Sex differences in the use of intravenous rt-PA thrombolysis treatment for acute ischemic stroke: a meta-analysis
    Mathew Reeves
    Department of Epidemiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Stroke 40:1743-9. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Quality of care in women with ischemic stroke in the GWTG program
    Mathew J Reeves
    Department of Epidemiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Stroke 40:1127-33. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Implementation of an emergency department based transient ischemic attack clinical pathway: a pilot study in knowledge translation
    Michael D Brown
    Grand Rapids MERC Michigan State University Program in Emergency Medicine, Grand Rapids, MI, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:1114-9. 2007
    ..To assess the feasibility of implementing an emergency department (ED)-based transient ischemic attack (TIA) clinical pathway that uses computer-based clinical support, and to evaluate measures of quality, safety, and efficiency...
  2. doi request reprint Do-not-resuscitate orders, quality of care, and outcomes in veterans with acute ischemic stroke
    Mathew J Reeves
    Department of Epidemiology M J R, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Neurology 79:1990-6. 2012
    ..Our objectives were to assess the relationship between DNR orders and quality of stroke care among veterans...
  3. ncbi request reprint Using billing data to describe patterns in asthma-related emergency department visits in children
    Mathew J Reeves
    Department of Epidemiology, B 601 West Fee Hall, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Pediatrics 117:S106-17. 2006
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Patient-level and hospital-level determinants of the quality of acute stroke care: a multilevel modeling approach
    Mathew J Reeves
    Department of Epidemiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Stroke 41:2924-31. 2010
    ..Quality of care may be influenced by patient and hospital factors. Our goal was to use multilevel modeling to identify patient-level and hospital-level determinants of the quality of acute stroke care in a stroke registry...
  5. ncbi request reprint The Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Registry: initial results from four prototypes
    Mathew J Reeves
    Department of Epidemiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:S202-9. 2006
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Development of stroke performance measures: definitions, methods, and current measures
    Mathew J Reeves
    Department of Epidemiology, Michigan State University, B601 West Fee Hall, East Lansing, Mich 48824, USA
    Stroke 41:1573-8. 2010
    ..The process by which these measures are developed, implemented, and evaluated is complex, evolving, and not widely understood. We review the methodological development of stroke performance measures in the United States...
  7. doi request reprint Quality of care and outcomes in patients with diabetes hospitalized with ischemic stroke: findings from Get With the Guidelines-Stroke
    Mathew J Reeves
    Department of Epidemiology, Michigan State University, B601 West Fee Hall, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Stroke 41:e409-17. 2010
    ..We sought to examine the quality of care and in-hospital outcomes in patients with diabetes in the Get With the Guidelines-Stroke (GWTG-Stroke) program...
  8. doi request reprint Thrombolysis treatment for acute stroke: issues of efficacy and utilization in women
    Mathew J Reeves
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 7:383-90. 2011
    ..We review the literature on sex differences in utilization and efficacy of IV tPA and suggest directions for future studies...
  9. doi request reprint Sex differences in the use of intravenous rt-PA thrombolysis treatment for acute ischemic stroke: a meta-analysis
    Mathew Reeves
    Department of Epidemiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Stroke 40:1743-9. 2009
    ..Some studies report that women are less likely to receive IV rt-PA treatment for stroke than men. We undertook a meta-analysis to determine whether a sex disparity existed...
  10. doi request reprint Quality of care in women with ischemic stroke in the GWTG program
    Mathew J Reeves
    Department of Epidemiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Stroke 40:1127-33. 2009
    ..Prior studies have suggested worse poststroke outcomes in women. We sought to examine sex differences in quality of care (QOC) in the Get With The Guidelines-Stroke (GWTG-Stroke) program...
  11. doi request reprint Off-hour admission and in-hospital stroke case fatality in the get with the guidelines-stroke program
    Mathew J Reeves
    Department of Epidemiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich 48824, USA
    Stroke 40:569-76. 2009
    ..We analyzed the effect of presenting during off-hours, defined as weekends and weeknights (versus weekdays), on in-hospital mortality and on quality of care in the Get With The Guidelines (GWTG)-Stroke program...
  12. pmc Sex differences in stroke: epidemiology, clinical presentation, medical care, and outcomes
    Mathew J Reeves
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Lancet Neurol 7:915-26. 2008
    ..Here, we comprehensively review the epidemiology, clinical presentation, medical care, and outcomes of stroke in women...
  13. doi request reprint Changes in knowledge of stroke risk factors and warning signs among Michigan adults
    Mathew J Reeves
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 25:385-91. 2008
    ..Our objective was to assess changes in the public's knowledge of stroke risk factors and warning signs in Michigan during a 5-year period characterized by a sustained statewide public education effort...
  14. doi request reprint Effect of pretreatment with statins on ischemic stroke outcomes
    Mathew J Reeves
    Department of Epidemiology, Michigan State University, B601 West Fee Hall, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Stroke 39:1779-85. 2008
    ..Our objectives were to examine the effects of pretreatment with statins on poor outcome in IS patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Asthma care and management before an emergency department visit in children in western Michigan: how well does care adhere to guidelines?
    Mathew J Reeves
    Department of Epidemiology, B 601 West Fee Hall, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Pediatrics 117:S118-26. 2006
    ..Our objectives were to describe asthma care and management in children treated for asthma in 3 EDs located in an urban, suburban, or rural setting...
  16. pmc Accuracy of identifying acute stroke admissions in a Michigan Stroke Registry
    Mathew J Reeves
    Department of Epidemiology, B 601 W Fee Hall, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A62. 2011
    ..We determined the accuracy of acute stroke diagnoses in Michigan hospitals participating in a prototype of the Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Registry...
  17. doi request reprint Are quality improvements in the get with the guidelines: stroke program related to better care or better data documentation?
    Mathew J Reeves
    Department of Epidemiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 4:503-11. 2011
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Knowledge of stroke risk factors and warning signs among Michigan adults
    Mathew J Reeves
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
    Neurology 59:1547-52. 2002
    ..To assess the knowledge of stroke risk factors and warning signs in a representative statewide sample of Michigan adults...
  19. ncbi request reprint Development of a clinical decision rule for triage of women with palpable breast masses
    Mathew J Reeves
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, 4660 S Hagadorn Road, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:636-45. 2003
    ..Given the large numbers of open breast biopsies performed in women who have benign breast masses, we developed a clinical decision rule (CDR), called BREASTAID, to triage women into open biopsy or follow-up...
  20. pmc Inter-rater reliability of data elements from a prototype of the Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Registry
    Mathew J Reeves
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    BMC Neurol 8:19. 2008
    ..This study describes the inter-rater reliability of data elements collected in Michigan's state-based prototype of the PCNASR...
  21. doi request reprint Stroke quality metrics: systematic reviews of the relationships to patient-centered outcomes and impact of public reporting
    Carol Parker
    Department of Epidemiology, Michigan State University, B601 West Fee Hall, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Stroke 43:155-62. 2012
    ..We conducted 2 systematic reviews examining the relationships between compliance with stroke quality metrics and patient-centered outcomes, and public reporting of stroke metrics and quality improvement, quality of care, or outcomes...
  22. doi request reprint Representativeness of the Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Registry: comparison of patient and hospital characteristics among Medicare beneficiaries hospitalized with ischemic stroke
    Mathew J Reeves
    Department of Epidemiology, Michigan State University, B601 West Fee Hall, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Stroke 43:44-9. 2012
    ..We used fee-for-service Medicare claims to ascertain the representativeness of ischemic stroke admissions in GWTG-Stroke...
  23. ncbi request reprint Healthy lifestyle characteristics among adults in the United States, 2000
    Mathew J Reeves
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, B601 West Fee Hall, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:854-7. 2005
    ..The objectives of this study were to report on the prevalence of healthy lifestyle characteristics (HLCs) and to generate a single indicator of a healthy lifestyle...
  24. ncbi request reprint Acute stroke care in the US: results from 4 pilot prototypes of the Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Registry
    Mathew J Reeves
    Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA
    Stroke 36:1232-40. 2005
    ..This article describes key features of acute stroke care from 4 prototype registries in Georgia (Ga), Massachusetts (Mass), Michigan (Mich), and Ohio...
  25. doi request reprint Quality of care and outcomes for in-hospital ischemic stroke: findings from the National Get With The Guidelines-Stroke
    Ethan Cumbler
    From the Department of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO E C, H W VA Boston Healthcare System, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA D L B Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC M C, Y X Department of Epidemiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI M R Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada E E S Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA L S and Division of Cardiology, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA G C F
    Stroke 45:231-8. 2014
    ..This study compares patient characteristics, process measures of quality, and outcomes for in-hospital strokes with those for community-onset strokes in a national cohort...
  26. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in acute stroke care in a statewide stroke registry
    Julia Warner Gargano
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Stroke 39:24-9. 2008
    ..We analyzed data from a hospital-based stroke registry to determine whether acute stroke care and discharge status differed by sex...
  27. ncbi request reprint Physical activity patterns among walkers and compliance with public health recommendations
    Ann P Rafferty
    Division of Epidemiology Services, Bureau of Epidemiology, Michigan Department of Community Health, 3423 N Martin Luther King Boulevard, PO Box 3095, Lansing, MI 48909, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:1255-61. 2002
    ..S. adults. The purpose of this study was to estimate the prevalence of walking for physical activity and the proportion of walkers who met current public health physical activity recommendations...
  28. ncbi request reprint Documentation of stroke onset time: challenges and recommendations
    Wayne D Rosamond
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27514, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:S230-4. 2006
  29. ncbi request reprint Lipid testing and lipid-lowering therapy in hospitalized ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack patients: results from a statewide stroke registry
    Andrew J Mullard
    Department of Epidemiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Stroke 37:44-9. 2006
    ..This study describes use of and predictors for in-hospital lipid testing and LLT using data from a statewide stroke registry...
  30. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the Michigan SENSOR Surveillance Program for work-related asthma
    Philip L Reed
    Biomedical Research and Informatics Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824 1327, USA
    Am J Ind Med 50:646-56. 2007
    ..Limited use has been made of illness data to target inspections and evaluation of such targeting is even more limited...
  31. doi request reprint Knowledge of tissue plasminogen activator for acute stroke among Michigan adults
    Beth E Anderson
    Michigan Department of Community Health, Chronic Disease Epidemiology Section, Lansing, MI 48909, USA
    Stroke 40:2564-7. 2009
    ..Our objective was to determine the level of knowledge about tPA treatment for acute stroke among a representative sample of Michigan adults...
  32. doi request reprint Distribution of National Institutes of Health stroke scale in the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Stroke Study
    Mathew Reeves
    From the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI M R Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital, OH J K and Neuroscience Institute K A, C M, M F, D W, P K, S F, B K, D K, Department of Neurology K A, C M, M F, D W, P K, S F, B K, D K, and Department of Emergency Medicine O A, University of Cincinnati, OH
    Stroke 44:3211-3. 2013
    ..We describe the distribution of NIHSS in ischemic stroke cases from the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Stroke Study...
  33. doi request reprint Compliance with the stroke education performance measure in the Michigan Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Registry
    Adrienne Nickles
    Michigan Department of Community Health, Lansing, MI, USA
    Stroke 44:1459-62. 2013
    ..We identified predictors of stroke education performance measure compliance in the Michigan Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Registry...
  34. ncbi request reprint The effect of anticonvulsant drugs on the fibrinolytic activity of tissue plasminogen activator
    Daniel Zemke
    Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1376, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 25:107-10. 2008
    ..The goal of this study was to test for potential interactions between rt-PA and selected anticonvulsants...
  35. pmc Non-compliance is the predominant cause of aspirin resistance in chronic coronary arterial disease patients
    Kenneth A Schwartz
    Ingham Regional Medical Center
    J Transl Med 6:46. 2008
    ..This report compares the relative frequency of aspirin resistance between known compliant and non-compliance subjects to demonstrate that non-compliance is the predominant cause of aspirin resistance...
  36. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in knowledge of stroke and heart attack risk factors and warning signs among Michigan adults
    Chris Fussman
    Michigan Department of Community Health, Chronic Disease Epidemiology Section, Lansing, MI 48909, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:128-34. 2009
    ..To describe the level of knowledge regarding risk factors and warning signs for stroke and heart attack among White and African American adults in Michigan and to quantify racial disparities...
  37. ncbi request reprint The accuracy of the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay D-dimer test in the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism: a meta-analysis
    Michael D Brown
    Grand Rapids MERC Michigan State University Program in Emergency Medicine, Grand Rapids, MI, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 40:133-44. 2002
    ..We sought to determine the sensitivity and specificity of the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) D -dimer test in the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism (PE) in the adult emergency department population...
  38. pmc BREASTAID: Clinical results from early development of a clinical decision rule for palpable solid breast masses
    Janet Rose Osuch
    Department of Epidemiology, Michigan State University, 4660 South Hagadorn, Suite 600, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
    Ann Surg 238:728-37. 2003
    ..To develop a clinical decision rule (entitled BREASTAID) that will predict the probability of malignancy in women with palpable solid breast masses...
  39. doi request reprint Do presenting symptoms explain sex differences in emergency department delays among patients with acute stroke?
    Julia Warner Gargano
    Department of Epidemiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Stroke 40:1114-20. 2009
    ..Previous studies report that women with stroke may experience longer delays in diagnostic workup than men after arriving at the emergency department. We hypothesized that presenting symptom differences could explain these delays...
  40. ncbi request reprint Compliance as a critical consideration in patients who appear to be resistant to aspirin after healing of myocardial infarction
    Kenneth A Schwartz
    Department of Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:973-5. 2005
    ..At the first time point, 17 patients (9%) failed to show aspirin inhibition of platelet aggregation, but 2 hours after observed aspirin ingestion, aspirin inhibition was observed in all but 1 patient...
  41. doi request reprint Physical activity recommendations: an alternative approach using energy expenditure
    Lanay M Mudd
    Departments of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:1757-63. 2008
    ..Leisure-time energy expenditure is a cumulative measure of activity that offers an alternative method of defining compliance...
  42. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based emergency medicine/skills for evidence-based emergency care. Interval likelihood ratios: another advantage for the evidence-based diagnostician
    Michael D Brown
    Grand Rapids MERC Michigan State University Program in Emergency Medicine, Grand Rapids, MI, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 42:292-7. 2003
    ..Authors and journals need to be encouraged to report the results of studies of performance of diagnostic tests using interval ranges rather than simple dichotomization when the tests involve continuous variables...
  43. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variation in adult leisure-time physical activity
    James M Pivarnik
    Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:1004-8. 2003
    ..To determine the effect of season on self-reported leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) behaviors of Michigan adults...
  44. ncbi request reprint How much work-related injury and illness is missed by the current national surveillance system?
    Kenneth D Rosenman
    Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:357-65. 2006
    ..We sought to estimate the undercount in the existing national surveillance system of occupational injuries and illnesses...
  45. doi request reprint An exploration of factors underlying asthma care and morbidity: a factor analysis of clinical variables
    Thomas P Miller
    College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 122:328-34, 334.e1-5. 2008
    ..Clinical risk models use recognized risk factors to identify patients at risk for future asthma morbidity. However, the low predictive values of these models suggest an important need to re-evaluate risk assessment strategies...
  46. doi request reprint Lack of association between stroke symptom knowledge and intent to call 911: a population-based survey
    Chris Fussman
    Michigan Department of Community Health, Chronic Disease Epidemiology Section, Lansing, Mich 48909, USA
    Stroke 41:1501-7. 2010
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint In-hospital stroke in a statewide stroke registry
    Muhammad U Farooq
    Department of Epidemiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 25:12-20. 2008
    ..Our objectives were to compare the quality of care, treatments, and outcomes of IHS with out-of-hospital stroke (OHS) cases...
  48. ncbi request reprint Testing for genital gonorrhea infections in prepubertal girls with suspected sexual abuse
    Vincent J Palusci
    DeVos Children s Hospital Child Protection Team, Michigan State University, Grand Rapids, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:618-23. 2003
    ....
  49. doi request reprint Sex differences in patients with asymptomatic carotid atherosclerotic plaque: in vivo 3.0-T magnetic resonance study
    Hideki Ota
    Department of Radiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1313, USA
    Stroke 41:1630-5. 2010
    ..We hypothesize that MRI carotid plaque features will demonstrate sex differences indicative of higher-risk plaque in men...
  50. ncbi request reprint Body mass index as a predictor of percent fat in college athletes and nonathletes
    Joshua J Ode
    Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:403-9. 2007
    ..The purposes of this study were 1) to describe the relationship between BMI and % fat, and 2) to determine the accuracy of BMI as a measure of % fat in college athletes and nonathletes...
  51. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in stroke recovery and stroke-specific quality of life: results from a statewide stroke registry
    Julia Warner Gargano
    Department of Epidemiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Stroke 38:2541-8. 2007
    ..The few available studies have found that female stroke survivors are less likely to achieve independence in activities of daily living and have poorer quality of life than male survivors...
  52. ncbi request reprint Ischemia and ischemic tolerance in the brain: an overview
    Daniel Zemke
    Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Neurotoxicology 25:895-904. 2004
    ....
  53. doi request reprint Hospital treatment of patients with ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack using the "Get With The Guidelines" program
    Kenneth A Labresh
    MassPRO, Waltham, MA 02451, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:411-7. 2008
    ..Adherence to evidence-based interventions for hospitalized patients who have experienced a stroke is suboptimal. We examined the association of process improvement and Internet-based data collection and decision support with stroke care...
  54. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of a comprehensive asthma education program after an emergency department visit
    Michael D Brown
    Grand Rapids MERC Michigan State University Program in Emergency Medicine, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:44-51. 2006
    ..Patients with asthma who visit the emergency department (ED) may benefit from education that optimizes self-management and treatment...
  55. ncbi request reprint Closing gaps between evidence-based stroke care guidelines and practices with a collaborative quality improvement project
    Stacey Stoeckle-Roberts
    American Heart Association, Greater Midwest Affiliate, Southfield, Michigan, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:517-27. 2006
    ..Michigan's prototype of the Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Registry revealed improvement opportunities in acute stroke care...
  56. ncbi request reprint Designing a sustainable national registry for stroke quality improvement
    Lee Schwamm
    Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:S251-7. 2006
    ..g., hospitals, physicians' groups), quality improvement organizations, health payers and insurers, public health departments, and state and federal health agencies to create a single national stroke registry for stroke QI...
  57. ncbi request reprint Thromboembolic cardiovascular risk among arthritis patients using cyclooxygenase-2-selective inhibitor or nonselective cyclooxygenase inhibitor nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
    William M Spalding
    Pfizer Inc, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Ther 14:3-12. 2007
    ..That this effect was specific to hypertensive patients indicates that blood pressure destabilization is likely an important contributing mechanism...