T C Collins

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A qualitative approach to developing a patient-derived intervention to increase exercise in peripheral arterial disease
    Tracie C Collins
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, and Section for Health Services Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 26:92-100. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Preoperative risk factors for 30-day mortality after elective surgery for vascular disease in Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals: is race important?
    T C Collins
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Houston VA Medical Center, and Section of Health Services Research, Baylor College of Medicine, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 34:634-40. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Gender and peripheral arterial disease
    Tracie C Collins
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Section of Health Services Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 19:132-40. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint An absent pulse is not sensitive for the early detection of peripheral arterial disease
    Tracie C Collins
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, USA
    Fam Med 38:38-42. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Peripheral arterial disease symptom subtype and walking impairment
    Tracie C Collins
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Vasc Med 10:177-83. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity and peripheral arterial disease
    Tracie C Collins
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Tex 77030, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 80:48-54. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint A Spanish translation of the Walking Impairment Questionnaire was validated for patients with peripheral arterial disease
    Tracie C Collins
    Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, 2002 Holcombe Blvd 152, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:1305-15. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Benefits of antithrombotic therapy after infrainguinal bypass grafting: a meta-analysis
    Tracie C Collins
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Baylor College of Medicine, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Med 117:93-9. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of peripheral arterial disease in a racially diverse population
    Tracie C Collins
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:1469-74. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Short-term, intermediate-term, and long-term mortality in patients hospitalized for stroke
    Tracie C Collins
    Houston Center for Quality Care and Utilization Studies, 2002 Holcombe Blvd 152, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:81-7. 2003

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint A qualitative approach to developing a patient-derived intervention to increase exercise in peripheral arterial disease
    Tracie C Collins
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, and Section for Health Services Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 26:92-100. 2006
    ..In designing a patient-physician communication intervention, we explored patients' perceptions of the role of exercise in the treatment of peripheral arterial disease (PAD)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Preoperative risk factors for 30-day mortality after elective surgery for vascular disease in Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals: is race important?
    T C Collins
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Houston VA Medical Center, and Section of Health Services Research, Baylor College of Medicine, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 34:634-40. 2001
    ..This study determined risk factors for mortality after surgery for vascular disease and determined whether race is an important risk factor...
  3. ncbi request reprint Gender and peripheral arterial disease
    Tracie C Collins
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Section of Health Services Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 19:132-40. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to determine gender differences in the risk factor profile and leg symptoms of peripheral arterial disease (PAD)...
  4. ncbi request reprint An absent pulse is not sensitive for the early detection of peripheral arterial disease
    Tracie C Collins
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, USA
    Fam Med 38:38-42. 2006
    ..This study's objective was to determine the test characteristics of pedal pulse palpation in the diagnosis of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) when compared to the more widely recommended screening tool, the ankle-brachial index (ABI)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Peripheral arterial disease symptom subtype and walking impairment
    Tracie C Collins
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Vasc Med 10:177-83. 2005
    ..Future research should focus on methods to improve daily walking in patients with PAD and atypical leg symptoms...
  6. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity and peripheral arterial disease
    Tracie C Collins
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Tex 77030, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 80:48-54. 2005
    ..To determine whether race/ethnicity is an independent risk factor for peripheral arterial disease (PAD)...
  7. ncbi request reprint A Spanish translation of the Walking Impairment Questionnaire was validated for patients with peripheral arterial disease
    Tracie C Collins
    Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, 2002 Holcombe Blvd 152, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:1305-15. 2004
    ..Walking impairment is a common manifestation of peripheral arterial disease (PAD). In this study we present evidence for the validity of our Spanish translation of the Walking Impairment Questionnaire (WIQ)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Benefits of antithrombotic therapy after infrainguinal bypass grafting: a meta-analysis
    Tracie C Collins
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Baylor College of Medicine, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Med 117:93-9. 2004
    ..We performed a meta-analysis to ascertain the benefits of antithrombotic therapy for maintaining the patency of vascular grafts following lower extremity bypass operations...
  9. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of peripheral arterial disease in a racially diverse population
    Tracie C Collins
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:1469-74. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in white, African American, and English- and Spanish-speaking Hispanic patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Short-term, intermediate-term, and long-term mortality in patients hospitalized for stroke
    Tracie C Collins
    Houston Center for Quality Care and Utilization Studies, 2002 Holcombe Blvd 152, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:81-7. 2003
    ..Further work is needed to assess the impact of actual care patterns, for the above identified risk factors, on stroke prognosis over varying time periods...
  11. ncbi request reprint Lower extremity nontraumatic amputation among veterans with peripheral arterial disease: is race an independent factor?
    Tracie C Collins
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Houston VA Medical Center, Texas, USA
    Med Care 40:I106-16. 2002
    ..To determine if race/ethnicity is independently associated with an increased risk for nontraumatic lower extremity amputation versus lower extremity bypass revascularization among patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Hospital use and survival among Veterans Affairs beneficiaries
    Carol M Ashton
    Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    N Engl J Med 349:1637-46. 2003
    ..We postulated that if access to hospital care was reduced too much, or if decreased hospital use was not offset by improvements in ambulatory care, urgent care visits would increase or survival rates would fall...
  13. pmc Process of care and outcomes in patients with peripheral arterial disease
    Tracie C Collins
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, and Section of Health Services Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:942-8. 2007
    ..We investigated the association of process of care measures with adverse limb and systemic events in patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Herpes zoster and its cardiovascular complications in the elderly--another look at a dormant virus
    Tony S Ma
    Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cardiology 107:63-7. 2007
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  15. ncbi request reprint Open versus endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in VA hospitals
    Ruth L Bush
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 202:577-87. 2006
    ..We performed a retrospective cohort study with prospectively collected data from the Department of Veterans Affairs to examine outcomes after elective aneurysm repair...
  16. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in how patients perceive physician communication regarding cardiac testing
    Tracie C Collins
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Houston VA Medical Center, Texas, USA
    Med Care 40:I27-34. 2002
    ..Investigations of patients' perceptions of their interaction with providers regarding cardiac testing were conducted...
  17. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in health-related beliefs, attitudes, and experiences of VA cardiac patients: scale development and application
    Nancy R Kressin
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research a VA Health Services Research and Development National Center of Excellence, Bedford VA Medical Center, Massachusetts 01730, USA
    Med Care 40:I72-85. 2002
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  18. pmc Racial and ethnic disparities in the use of health services: bias, preferences, or poor communication?
    Carol M Ashton
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:146-52. 2003
    ..We evaluate the evidence that poor communication is a cause of disparities and propose some remedies drawn from the communication sciences...
  19. ncbi request reprint Diabetes mellitus, smoking, and the risk for asymptomatic peripheral arterial disease: whom should we screen?
    Sharon L Eason
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Section of Health Services Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77021, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 18:355-61. 2005
    ..To describe coexisting medical conditions and lifestyle factors associated with asymptomatic peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in a population of white, African American, and Hispanic patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint Healthcare use by veterans treated for diabetes mellitus in the Veterans Affairs medical care system
    Carol M Ashton
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Houston VA Medical Center, and Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex 77030, USA
    Am J Manag Care 9:145-50. 2003
    ..To estimate the burden of comorbid conditions and to describe patterns of inpatient and outpatient service use by veterans with diabetes mellitus...
  21. pmc Racial differences in cardiac catheterization as a function of patients' beliefs
    Nancy R Kressin
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, Bedford Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:2091-7. 2004
    ..We examined racial differences in cardiac catheterization rates and reviewed whether patients' beliefs or other variables were associated with observed disparities...
  22. ncbi request reprint Process of care and outcomes in peripheral arterial disease
    Tracie C Collins
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Am J Med Sci 325:125-34. 2003
    ..The purpose of this article is to review the burden of PAD and to discuss the association of process of care with adverse limb outcomes in patients with PAD...
  23. ncbi request reprint Unsupervised walking therapy and atherosclerotic risk-factor management for patients with peripheral arterial disease: a pilot trial
    Tracie C Collins
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware Street S E, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Ann Behav Med 33:318-24. 2007
    ..Although only a small percentage of patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) have claudication, many more suffer from atypical leg symptoms...
  24. ncbi request reprint Propensity score analysis in observational studies: outcomes after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Michael L Johnson
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, and Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston VAMC, 2002 Holcomb Blvd 112, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Surg 192:336-43. 2006
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