A M Arozullah

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Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a short-form, rapid estimate of adult literacy in medicine
    Ahsan M Arozullah
    Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 820 S Damen Avenue, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Med Care 45:1026-33. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Preoperative evaluation for postoperative pulmonary complications
    Ahsan M Arozullah
    Veterans Affairs Chicago Healthcare System, Westside Division, Chicago, IL, USA
    Med Clin North Am 87:153-73. 2003
  3. pmc Multifactorial risk index for predicting postoperative respiratory failure in men after major noncardiac surgery. The National Veterans Administration Surgical Quality Improvement Program
    A M Arozullah
    Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Ann Surg 232:242-53. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a multifactorial risk index for predicting postoperative pneumonia after major noncardiac surgery
    A M Arozullah
    Section of General Internal Medicine M C 787, University of Illinois College of Medicine, 840 South Wood Street, Room 440 M, Chicago, IL 60612 7323, USA
    Ann Intern Med 135:847-57. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint A rapid staging system for predicting mortality from HIV-associated community-acquired pneumonia
    Ahsan M Arozullah
    VA Chicago Healthcare System, Westside Division, Department of Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine, 60612, USA
    Chest 123:1151-60. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Postoperative mortality and pulmonary complication rankings: how well do they correlate at the hospital level?
    Ahsan M Arozullah
    Veterans Affairs Chicago Healthcare System, Westside Division, Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Med Care 41:979-91. 2003
  7. pmc The roles of low literacy and social support in predicting the preventability of hospital admission
    Ahsan M Arozullah
    Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:140-5. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Effects of health literacy on health status and health service utilization amongst the elderly
    Young Ik Cho
    University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:1809-16. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Implementation and evaluation of a low-literacy diabetes education computer multimedia application
    Ben S Gerber
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:1574-80. 2005
  10. pmc Racial differences in medication adherence: A cross-sectional study of Medicare enrollees
    Ben S Gerber
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 8:136-45. 2010

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a short-form, rapid estimate of adult literacy in medicine
    Ahsan M Arozullah
    Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 820 S Damen Avenue, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Med Care 45:1026-33. 2007
    ..Although prior studies used the 66-item Rapid Estimate of Adult Literacy in Medicine (REALM instrument) for literacy assessment, researchers may require a shorter, validated instrument when designing interventions for clinical contexts...
  2. ncbi request reprint Preoperative evaluation for postoperative pulmonary complications
    Ahsan M Arozullah
    Veterans Affairs Chicago Healthcare System, Westside Division, Chicago, IL, USA
    Med Clin North Am 87:153-73. 2003
    ..Reducing hospital PPC rates will require future research into the processes of care associated with PPCs through controlled observational and interventional trials...
  3. pmc Multifactorial risk index for predicting postoperative respiratory failure in men after major noncardiac surgery. The National Veterans Administration Surgical Quality Improvement Program
    A M Arozullah
    Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Ann Surg 232:242-53. 2000
    ..To develop and validate a preoperative risk index for predicting postoperative respiratory failure (PRF)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a multifactorial risk index for predicting postoperative pneumonia after major noncardiac surgery
    A M Arozullah
    Section of General Internal Medicine M C 787, University of Illinois College of Medicine, 840 South Wood Street, Room 440 M, Chicago, IL 60612 7323, USA
    Ann Intern Med 135:847-57. 2001
    ..Pneumonia is a common postoperative complication associated with substantial morbidity and mortality...
  5. ncbi request reprint A rapid staging system for predicting mortality from HIV-associated community-acquired pneumonia
    Ahsan M Arozullah
    VA Chicago Healthcare System, Westside Division, Department of Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine, 60612, USA
    Chest 123:1151-60. 2003
    ..Design/setting/patients: Retrospective medical records review of 1,415 patients hospitalized with HIV-associated CAP from 1995 to 1997 at 86 hospitals in seven metropolitan areas...
  6. ncbi request reprint Postoperative mortality and pulmonary complication rankings: how well do they correlate at the hospital level?
    Ahsan M Arozullah
    Veterans Affairs Chicago Healthcare System, Westside Division, Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Med Care 41:979-91. 2003
    ..Postoperative mortality rankings are used alone for quality assessment...
  7. pmc The roles of low literacy and social support in predicting the preventability of hospital admission
    Ahsan M Arozullah
    Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:140-5. 2006
    ..This study evaluated whether low literacy was a predictor for preventability of hospitalization when considered in the context of social support, sociodemographics, health status, and risk behaviors...
  8. doi request reprint Effects of health literacy on health status and health service utilization amongst the elderly
    Young Ik Cho
    University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:1809-16. 2008
    ..Our findings suggest that improving health literacy may be an effective strategy to improve health status and to reduce the use of expensive hospital and emergency room services among elderly patients...
  9. ncbi request reprint Implementation and evaluation of a low-literacy diabetes education computer multimedia application
    Ben S Gerber
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:1574-80. 2005
    ..To evaluate a clinic-based multimedia intervention for diabetes education targeting individuals with low health literacy levels in a diverse population...
  10. pmc Racial differences in medication adherence: A cross-sectional study of Medicare enrollees
    Ben S Gerber
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 8:136-45. 2010
    ..Racial differences in adherence to prescribed medication regimens have been reported among the elderly. It remains unclear, however, whether these differences persist after controlling for confounding variables...
  11. ncbi request reprint The financial burden of cancer: estimates from a study of insured women with breast cancer
    Ahsan M Arozullah
    VA Chicago Healthcare System, West Side and Lakeside Divisions, Division of General Internal Medicine of the Department of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Support Oncol 2:271-8. 2004
    ..Affordable programs that provide reimbursement for medical and nonmedical costs incurred following a diagnosis of breast cancer should be developed, especially for lower income women...
  12. ncbi request reprint Multivariable predictors of postoperative respiratory failure after general and vascular surgery: results from the patient safety in surgery study
    Robert G Johnson
    Saint Louis University and the John Cochran VA Medical Center, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:1188-98. 2007
    ..This model is an extension of an earlier model that was derived and tested exclusively from a population of male patients from the Veterans Affairs National Surgical Quality Improvement Program...
  13. ncbi request reprint Relationship between health insurance and medical care for patients hospitalized with human immunodeficiency virus-related Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, 1995-1997: Medicaid, bronchoscopy, and survival
    Jorge P Parada
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 37:1549-55. 2003
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  14. pmc Determinants of mortality following a diagnosis of prostate cancer in Veterans Affairs and private sector health care systems
    Vincent L Freeman
    VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1706-12. 2003
    ..We compared patterns of mortality among men with prostate cancer at 2 Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and 2 private-sector hospitals in the Chicago area...
  15. ncbi request reprint Health literacy, social support, and health: a research agenda
    Shoou Yih D Lee
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1101 McGavran Greenberg Hall CB 7411, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Soc Sci Med 58:1309-21. 2004
    ..More targeted and more cost-efficient efforts could also be taken to identify and reach those who not only have low health literacy but also lack the resources and support to bridge the unmet literacy demands of their health conditions...