Karen B DeSalvo

Summary

Affiliation: Tulane University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Creating a more resilient safety net for persons with chronic disease: beyond the "medical home"
    Karen B DeSalvo
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1377-9. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Assessing measurement properties of two single-item general health measures
    Karen B DeSalvo
    Section of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Qual Life Res 15:191-201. 2006
  3. pmc Mortality prediction with a single general self-rated health question. A meta-analysis
    Karen B DeSalvo
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:267-75. 2006
  4. pmc Community-based health care for "the city that care forgot"
    Karen B DeSalvo
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue, SL 16, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Urban Health 82:520-3. 2005
  5. pmc Symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder in a New Orleans workforce following Hurricane Katrina
    Karen B DeSalvo
    Section of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Urban Health 84:142-52. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Health care infrastructure in post-Katrina New Orleans: a status report
    Karen B DeSalvo
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Med Sci 336:197-200. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictors of variation in office visit interval assignment
    Karen B DeSalvo
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Tulane School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, New Orleans, LA 70012, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 15:399-405. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Health care expenditure prediction with a single item, self-rated health measure
    Karen B DeSalvo
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Med Care 47:440-7. 2009
  9. pmc Cardiac risk underestimation in urban, black women
    Karen B DeSalvo
    Department of Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:1127-31. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Hypertension knowledge among patients from an urban clinic
    Shane Sanne
    Section of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1430 Tulane Ave, SL 16, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:42-7. 2008

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. pmc Creating a more resilient safety net for persons with chronic disease: beyond the "medical home"
    Karen B DeSalvo
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1377-9. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Assessing measurement properties of two single-item general health measures
    Karen B DeSalvo
    Section of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Qual Life Res 15:191-201. 2006
    ..Single-item measures may be an alternative. We compared measurement properties of two single-item, general self-rated health (GSRH) questions to assess how well they captured information in a validated, multi-item instrument...
  3. pmc Mortality prediction with a single general self-rated health question. A meta-analysis
    Karen B DeSalvo
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:267-75. 2006
    ..We conducted a systematic review of the association between a single item assessing general self-rated health (GSRH) and mortality...
  4. pmc Community-based health care for "the city that care forgot"
    Karen B DeSalvo
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue, SL 16, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Urban Health 82:520-3. 2005
  5. pmc Symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder in a New Orleans workforce following Hurricane Katrina
    Karen B DeSalvo
    Section of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Urban Health 84:142-52. 2007
    ..The strong relationship between displacement from one's pre-Katrina residence and symptoms of PTSD suggests a need to focus resource utilization and interventions on individuals living in temporary housing...
  6. doi request reprint Health care infrastructure in post-Katrina New Orleans: a status report
    Karen B DeSalvo
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Med Sci 336:197-200. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictors of variation in office visit interval assignment
    Karen B DeSalvo
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Tulane School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, New Orleans, LA 70012, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 15:399-405. 2003
    ..Our objective was to examine whether predictors of RVI assignment that we had assessed using vignettes were also significant in the actual patient care setting...
  8. doi request reprint Health care expenditure prediction with a single item, self-rated health measure
    Karen B DeSalvo
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Med Care 47:440-7. 2009
    ..Prediction models that identify populations at risk for high health expenditures can guide the management and allocation of financial resources...
  9. pmc Cardiac risk underestimation in urban, black women
    Karen B DeSalvo
    Department of Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:1127-31. 2005
    ..Black women have a disproportionately higher incidence of cardiovascular disease mortality than other groups and the reason for this health disparity is incompletely understood. Underestimation of personal cardiac risk may play a role...
  10. ncbi request reprint Hypertension knowledge among patients from an urban clinic
    Shane Sanne
    Section of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1430 Tulane Ave, SL 16, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:42-7. 2008
    ..To determine levels and correlates of hypertension knowledge...
  11. ncbi request reprint Continued decline in blood lead levels among adults in the United States: the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2155-61. 2005
    ..Declines in blood lead levels between 1976 and 1991 among US adults have been previously reported. More recent trends in blood lead levels and the association of lower blood lead levels with chronic disease have not been reported...
  12. pmc Validation of the Kidney Disease Quality of Life Short Form 36 (KDQOL-36) US Spanish and English versions in a cohort of Hispanics with chronic kidney disease
    Ana C Ricardo
    Department of Medicine, Section of Nephrology, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Ethn Dis 23:202-9. 2013
    ..Evaluate the reliability and validity of the Kidney Disease Quality of Life Short Form 36 (KDQOL-36) in Hispanics with mild-to-moderate chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of poor antihypertensive medication adherence in an urban health clinic setting
    Amanda D Hyre
    School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University, and Ochsner Clinic Foundation, Center for Health Research, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:179-86. 2007
    ..The current study identified a set of risk factors for poor antihypertensive medication adherence in the urban setting...
  14. ncbi request reprint Restoring and reforming ambulatory services and internal medicine training in the aftermath of hurricane Katrina
    Anjali Niyogi
    Department of Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Med Sci 332:289-91. 2006
  15. ncbi request reprint Perceived stress among a workforce 6 months following hurricane Katrina
    Kyla A Leon
    Dept of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue, SL 18, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:1005-11. 2007
    ..Employers and health care providers should be apprised of the need for monitoring stress and offering counseling opportunities for returning workforces following future large-scale disasters...
  16. ncbi request reprint Trends in the prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of cardiovascular disease risk factors among noninstitutionalized patients with a history of myocardial infarction and stroke
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:913-20. 2006
    ..20). The number of US myocardial infarction and stroke survivors increased between 1988-1994 and 1999-2002, and substantial improvements occurred in the awareness, treatment, and control of high LDL cholesterol in this population...
  17. ncbi request reprint Relationship between HbA1c level and peripheral arterial disease
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University SPHTM, 1430 Tulane Ave, SL 18 New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:1981-7. 2005
    ..We sought to evaluate the association of HbA(1c) (A1C) with peripheral arterial disease in a representative sample of the U.S. population with and without diabetes...
  18. doi request reprint Psychometric properties of the Hurricane Coping Self-Efficacy measure following Hurricane Katrina
    Amanda D Hyre
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University, New Orleans, Lousiana, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:562-7. 2008
    ..The HCSE measure exhibited excellent internal consistency, external validity and repeatability after Hurricane Katrina...
  19. ncbi request reprint Are physicians equipped to address the obesity epidemic? Knowledge and attitudes of internal medicine residents
    Jason P Block
    Department of Internal Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Prev Med 36:669-75. 2003
    ..Previous assessments have not analyzed familiarity with obesity measurement tools or the correlation between knowledge and attitudes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Letter from New Orleans
    Karen B DeSalvo
    Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:905-6. 2005
  21. pmc Predicting mortality and healthcare utilization with a single question
    Karen B DeSalvo
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1234-46. 2005
    ..We compared single- and multi-item measures of general self-rated health (GSRH) to predict mortality and clinical events a large population of veteran patients...
  22. pmc Cardiovascular disease among hispanics and non-hispanics in the chronic renal insufficiency cohort (CRIC) study
    Ana C Ricardo
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:2121-31. 2011
    ..Hispanics are the largest minority group in the United States. The leading cause of death in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) is cardiovascular disease (CVD), yet little is known about its prevalence among Hispanics with CKD...
  23. ncbi request reprint Fast food, race/ethnicity, and income: a geographic analysis
    Jason P Block
    Tulane University School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:211-7. 2004
    ..In this paper, the geographic distribution of fast food restaurants is examined relative to neighborhood sociodemographics...
  24. ncbi request reprint Predictors of HIV-infection in older adults
    Molly A Szerlip
    Internal Medicine Clinic, Department of Medicine, Dwight D Eisenhower Medical Center, Bldg 300, Fort Gordon, GA 30905, USA
    J Aging Health 17:293-304. 2005
    ..An albumin to globulin ratio < 1.0, especially when combined with a history of alcohol abuse or prior sexually transmitted disease, should prompt all physicians to screen their older patients for HIV...
  25. ncbi request reprint The anthrax scare: US healthcare as usual
    Karen B DeSalvo
    Section of General Medicine, Tulane School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    MedGenMed 4:3. 2002
  26. ncbi request reprint Perceived barriers to diabetic eye care: qualitative study of patients and physicians
    M Elizabeth Hartnett
    Department of Ophthalmology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7040, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 123:387-91. 2005
    ..To address inadequate retinopathy screening at a largely indigent clinic and to explore perceived barriers, using qualitative techniques...
  27. ncbi request reprint The efficacy and tolerability of nebivolol in hypertensive African American patients
    Elijah Saunders
    Section of Hypertension, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:866-75. 2007
    ..Nebivolol monotherapy provides antihypertensive efficacy, with few significant adverse effects, in hypertensive African Americans...