K L Sloan

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C tested prevalence and comorbidities among veterans in the US Northwest
    Kevin L Sloan
    Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Mental Health Service and the Addictions Treatment Center, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 38:279-84. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a psychiatric case-mix system
    Kevin L Sloan
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98108 1597, USA
    Med Care 44:568-80. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Construction and characteristics of the RxRisk-V: a VA-adapted pharmacy-based case-mix instrument
    Kevin L Sloan
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Med Care 41:761-74. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Frequency of serum low-density lipoprotein cholesterol measurement and frequency of results < or=100 mg/dl among patients who had coronary events (Northwest VA Network Study)
    K L Sloan
    Mental Health Service, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Am J Cardiol 88:1143-6. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Disulfiram use in patients with abnormal liver function test results
    A J Saxon
    Addictions Treatment Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 59:313-6. 1998
  6. ncbi request reprint Divalproex sodium in alcohol withdrawal: a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial
    J P Reoux
    Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System and Department of Psychiatry, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 25:1324-9. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Trauma, symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder, and associated problems among incarcerated veterans
    A J Saxon
    Center of Excellence in Substance Abuse Treatment and Education in Seatle, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 52:959-64. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Substance abuse and psychiatric illness: treatment experience
    K L Sloan
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, School of Medicine, Seattle, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 24:589-601. 1998
  9. ncbi request reprint Detecting bipolar disorder among treatment-seeking substance abusers
    K L Sloan
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System Seattle Division, Washington 98108, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 26:13-23. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Attrition prevention with individuals awaiting publicly funded drug treatment
    D M Donovan
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98105 6696, USA
    Addiction 96:1149-60. 2001

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C tested prevalence and comorbidities among veterans in the US Northwest
    Kevin L Sloan
    Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Mental Health Service and the Addictions Treatment Center, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 38:279-84. 2004
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  2. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a psychiatric case-mix system
    Kevin L Sloan
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98108 1597, USA
    Med Care 44:568-80. 2006
    ..Although difficulties in applying risk-adjustment measures to mental health populations are increasingly evident, a model designed specifically for patients with psychiatric disorders has never been developed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Construction and characteristics of the RxRisk-V: a VA-adapted pharmacy-based case-mix instrument
    Kevin L Sloan
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Med Care 41:761-74. 2003
    ..Our goal was to provide a reliable and valid pharmacy-based case-mix classification system for chronic diseases found in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) population...
  4. ncbi request reprint Frequency of serum low-density lipoprotein cholesterol measurement and frequency of results < or=100 mg/dl among patients who had coronary events (Northwest VA Network Study)
    K L Sloan
    Mental Health Service, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Am J Cardiol 88:1143-6. 2001
    ..Attention to both LDL measurement and treatment (if elevated) is warranted...
  5. ncbi request reprint Disulfiram use in patients with abnormal liver function test results
    A J Saxon
    Addictions Treatment Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 59:313-6. 1998
    ..This study examines the effects of disulfiram in alcohol-dependent patients with elevated liver function test results and/or serologic evidence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection...
  6. ncbi request reprint Divalproex sodium in alcohol withdrawal: a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial
    J P Reoux
    Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System and Department of Psychiatry, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 25:1324-9. 2001
    ..This study reports on a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of divalproex sodium in acute alcohol withdrawal...
  7. ncbi request reprint Trauma, symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder, and associated problems among incarcerated veterans
    A J Saxon
    Center of Excellence in Substance Abuse Treatment and Education in Seatle, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 52:959-64. 2001
    ..To help improve treatment for incarcerated veterans, the study examined exposure to trauma, symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), functional status, and treatment history in a group of incarcerated veterans...
  8. ncbi request reprint Substance abuse and psychiatric illness: treatment experience
    K L Sloan
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, School of Medicine, Seattle, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 24:589-601. 1998
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Detecting bipolar disorder among treatment-seeking substance abusers
    K L Sloan
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System Seattle Division, Washington 98108, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 26:13-23. 2000
    ..Further work using structured interview as the diagnostic criterion is under way to validate this instrument...
  10. ncbi request reprint Attrition prevention with individuals awaiting publicly funded drug treatment
    D M Donovan
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98105 6696, USA
    Addiction 96:1149-60. 2001
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of a motivational intervention to reduce attrition from a waiting list for substance abusers seeking publicly funded treatment...
  11. ncbi request reprint Outpatient treatment engagement and abstinence rates following inpatient opioid detoxification
    John W Davison
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seatte, WA 98195, USA
    J Addict Dis 25:27-35. 2006
    ..At one-year follow-up, 1 out of 5 had been readmitted for detoxification and 4.5% had died. Most patients successfully detoxified from opioids, but very few remained engaged and stabilized in abstinence-oriented outpatient treatment...
  12. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of onsite versus referral primary medical care for veterans in addictions treatment
    Andrew J Saxon
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Med Care 44:334-42. 2006
    ..Providing primary care within addictions clinics (onsite care) may improve medical and SUD treatment outcomes in this population...
  13. ncbi request reprint Low testosterone levels predict incident depressive illness in older men: effects of age and medical morbidity
    Molly M Shores
    Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:7-14. 2005
    ..We investigated whether low testosterone levels in older men predict depressive illness over 2 years, while controlling for age and medical morbidity...
  14. ncbi request reprint The Addiction Severity Index medical and psychiatric composite scores measure similar domains as the SF-36 in substance-dependent veterans: concurrent and discriminant validity
    Donald A Calsyn
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Center of Excellence in Substance Abuse Treatment and Education, 1660 S Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 76:165-71. 2004
    ..This study examines the concurrent validity of these ASI composite scores in relation to the short form 36-item health survey (SF-36), a well-established measure of health-related quality of life/functional health status...
  15. pmc Racial differences in the evaluation and treatment of hepatitis C among veterans: a retrospective cohort study
    Christine M Rousseau
    Northwest Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence and the Northwest Hepatitis C Resource Center, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:846-52. 2008
    ..We examined the association between race and hepatitis C virus (HCV) evaluation and treatment of veterans in the Northwest Network of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Increased incidence of diagnosed depressive illness in hypogonadal older men
    Molly M Shores
    Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:162-7. 2004
    ..Although some of these symptoms overlap with those of depression, the association between the 2 disorders is unclear...
  17. ncbi request reprint The safety of valproic acid use for patients with hepatitis C infection
    Bradford L Felker
    Department of Veteran Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, MHC 116, 1660 South Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108 1597, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:174-8. 2003
    ..Valproic acid is frequently not recommended for patients with hepatic dysfunction. The authors evaluated the association between hepatitis C and alanine aminotransferase (ALT) values during valproic acid treatment...
  18. ncbi request reprint Predicting costs of care using a pharmacy-based measure risk adjustment in a veteran population
    Anne E Sales
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Med Care 41:753-60. 2003
    ..The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is an ideal environment in which to test the efficacy of a pharmacy-based approach...
  19. pmc Evaluation of a minimal services treatment track for noncompliant patients in opioid substitution treatment
    Donald A Calsyn
    Addictions Treatment Center, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System and the University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, 98108, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1086-8. 2003
  20. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation treatment among dually diagnosed individuals: preliminary evaluation of different pharmacotherapies
    Andrew J Saxon
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:589-96. 2003
    ..Additional research is needed to assess medication effects in randomized trials, to explore effects of more intensive treatments, and to assess possible harm reduction from smoking interventions within this population...
  21. ncbi request reprint How well do automated performance measures assess guideline implementation for new-onset depression in the Veterans Health Administration?
    Teresa L Kramer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences UAMS, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 29:479-89. 2003
    ..This study examined whether the Veterans Health Administration's (VHA's) electronic medical record database could identify valid cases of new-onset depression...
  22. pmc Case-mix adjusting performance measures in a veteran population: pharmacy- and diagnosis-based approaches
    Chuan Fen Liu
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Health Serv Res 38:1319-37. 2003
    ..To compare the rankings for health care utilization performance measures at the facility level in a Veterans Health Administration (VHA) health care delivery network using pharmacy- and diagnosis-based case-mix adjustment measures...
  23. ncbi request reprint Low serum testosterone and mortality in male veterans
    Molly M Shores
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 S Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1660-5. 2006
    ..Low serum testosterone is a common condition in aging associated with decreased muscle mass and insulin resistance. This study evaluated whether low testosterone levels are a risk factor for mortality in male veterans...
  24. pmc Use of electronic medical record data for quality improvement in schizophrenia treatment
    Richard R Owen
    Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Health Services Research and Development Service, Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research, North Little Rock 72114, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 11:351-7. 2004
    ..The authors also discuss preliminary results and their experience in applying these methods to monitor antipsychotic prescribing using the South Central VA Healthcare Network (SCVAHCN) Data Warehouse as a tool for quality improvement...
  25. doi request reprint Efficacy of oral beta-lactam versus non-beta-lactam treatment of uncomplicated cellulitis
    Karl J Madaras-Kelly
    College of Pharmacy, Idaho State University, Boise, Idaho, USA
    Am J Med 121:419-25. 2008
    ..Empiric therapies for these infections are ill-defined in the era of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus...