Nakela L Cook
Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
- Differences in specialist consultations for cardiovascular disease by race, ethnicity, gender, insurance status, and site of primary careNakela L Cook
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Rockledge II, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Circulation 119:2463-70. 2009..We assessed the use of cardiology consultations and the associated quality by race/ethnicity, gender, insurance status, and site of care...
- Racial and gender disparities in implantable cardioverter-defibrillator placement: are they due to overuse or underuse?Nakela L Cook
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Med Care Res Rev 68:226-46. 2011..34-0.67). In this cohort, these differences appear related to overutilization among men and Whites who are discordant with ICD placement criteria in addition to underutilization among Blacks concordant with placement criteria...