Susan J Blalock

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Comparative effects of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) on blood pressure in patients with hypertension
    Hisham Aljadhey
    College of Pharmacy, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 12:93. 2012
  2. doi request reprint The effect of community pharmacy-based interventions on patient health outcomes: a systematic review
    Susan J Blalock
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7573, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 70:235-66. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Development of the Consumer Assessment of Pharmacy Services survey
    Susan J Blalock
    Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hil, NC 27599 7573, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 52:324-32. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Toward a better understanding of calcium intake: behavioral change perspectives
    Susan J Blalock
    School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Pharmacy, CB 7360, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7360, USA
    J Reprod Med 50:901-6. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with potentially inappropriate drug utilization in a sample of rural community-dwelling older adults
    Susan J Blalock
    School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7360, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 3:168-79. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Patient knowledge, beliefs, and behavior concerning the prevention and treatment of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis
    Susan J Blalock
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 53:732-9. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Drug therapy concerns questionnaire: initial development and refinement
    Susan J Blalock
    School of Pharmacy, CB 7360, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7360, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 45:160-9. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing hip protector use among community-dwelling older adults
    Susan J Blalock
    Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7360, USA
    Inj Prev 16:235-9. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Development and assessment of a short instrument for assessing dietary intakes of calcium and vitamin D
    Susan J Blalock
    School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, 27599 7630, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 43:685-93. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Predictors of calcium intake patterns: a longitudinal analysis
    Susan J Blalock
    School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7360, USA
    Health Psychol 26:251-8. 2007

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. pmc Comparative effects of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) on blood pressure in patients with hypertension
    Hisham Aljadhey
    College of Pharmacy, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 12:93. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the association between incident use of NSAIDs and blood pressure in patients with hypertension...
  2. doi request reprint The effect of community pharmacy-based interventions on patient health outcomes: a systematic review
    Susan J Blalock
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7573, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 70:235-66. 2013
    ..Our findings suggest that evidence supporting the effectiveness of pharmacist-provided direct patient care services delivered in the community pharmacy setting is more limited than in other settings...
  3. doi request reprint Development of the Consumer Assessment of Pharmacy Services survey
    Susan J Blalock
    Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hil, NC 27599 7573, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 52:324-32. 2012
    ..To develop and test a tool for obtaining patient evaluations of the quality of pharmacy services provided in ambulatory settings...
  4. ncbi request reprint Toward a better understanding of calcium intake: behavioral change perspectives
    Susan J Blalock
    School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Pharmacy, CB 7360, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7360, USA
    J Reprod Med 50:901-6. 2005
    ..In addition, this review notes a glaring lack of research concerning calcium intake among men and members of ethnic minorities and calls for future research focusing on more diverse populations...
  5. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with potentially inappropriate drug utilization in a sample of rural community-dwelling older adults
    Susan J Blalock
    School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7360, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 3:168-79. 2005
    ..The Beers criteria are often used to identify such medications. Past research has documented that use of Beers drugs is common among older adults...
  6. ncbi request reprint Patient knowledge, beliefs, and behavior concerning the prevention and treatment of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis
    Susan J Blalock
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 53:732-9. 2005
    ..e., calcium intake, vitamin D intake, and bone mineral density [BMD] testing) recommended for patients receiving glucocorticoid therapy...
  7. ncbi request reprint Drug therapy concerns questionnaire: initial development and refinement
    Susan J Blalock
    School of Pharmacy, CB 7360, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7360, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 45:160-9. 2005
    ..To develop a scale, designed for self-administration, to assess patient perceptions of drug therapy problems (DTPs)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing hip protector use among community-dwelling older adults
    Susan J Blalock
    Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7360, USA
    Inj Prev 16:235-9. 2010
    ..To obtain a better understanding of the issues that influence hip protector use among community-dwelling older adults...
  9. ncbi request reprint Development and assessment of a short instrument for assessing dietary intakes of calcium and vitamin D
    Susan J Blalock
    School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, 27599 7630, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 43:685-93. 2003
    ..To validate a short food frequency screening instrument designed to assess dietary intakes of calcium and vitamin D...
  10. ncbi request reprint Predictors of calcium intake patterns: a longitudinal analysis
    Susan J Blalock
    School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7360, USA
    Health Psychol 26:251-8. 2007
    ..The study was guided by the precaution adoption process model; the author examined factors associated with (a) stage of change with respect to calcium intake at 4 time points and (b) calcium intake patterns across time...
  11. doi request reprint The theoretical basis for practice-relevant medication use research: patient-centered/behavioral theories
    Susan J Blalock
    Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7573, USA
    Res Social Adm Pharm 7:317-29. 2011
    ..There is an urgent need for research to improve the quality of medication use among those who require pharmacotherapy...
  12. pmc Provider use of collaborative goal setting with glaucoma patients
    Betsy Sleath
    PhD PhD candidate PharmD PhD, MSPH MD University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy BS, CS, SJB, RS, DMC, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research BS, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina KWM Durham VA Medical Center, Health Services Research and Development, Durham, North Carolina KWM Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, John A Moran Eye Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah MEH and Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland ALR
    Optom Vis Sci 91:549-55. 2014
    ..The purpose of this preliminary study was to describe the extent to which providers used collaborative goal setting and individualized assessment with patients who were newly prescribed glaucoma medications...
  13. doi request reprint Latinos' sources of medication and medication information in the United States and their home countries
    Betsy Sleath
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, and Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 75:279-82. 2009
    ..In the United States, Latino grocery stores are referred to as "tiendas"...
  14. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with potential medication-herb/natural product interactions in a rural community
    Susan J Blalock
    Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 15:26-34. 2009
    ..Use of both conventional medicines and herbs/natural products are increasing in the United States. Consequently, individuals are more likely to be exposed to potentially harmful interactions between these products...
  15. doi request reprint Impact of enhanced pharmacologic care on the prevention of falls: a randomized controlled trial
    Susan J Blalock
    Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 8:428-40. 2010
    ..Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries among older adults in the United States. Medications that affect the central nervous system are known to increase the risk of falling...
  16. doi request reprint Implementation of a community pharmacy-based falls prevention program
    Carri Casteel
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7505, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 9:310-9.e2. 2011
    ..Based on a literature search, no randomized trials that have examined the effectiveness of this component have been published...
  17. ncbi request reprint Methodology of an ongoing, randomized controlled trial to prevent falls through enhanced pharmaceutical care
    Stefanie Ferreri
    Division of Pharmacy Practice and Experiential Education, School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7360, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 6:61-81. 2008
    ..Past research suggests that individuals taking multiple medications are at increased risk of falls. Central nervous system-active drugs in particular have been associated with increased risk...
  18. ncbi request reprint Types of medication errors in North Carolina nursing homes: a target for quality improvement
    Richard A Hansen
    Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 4:52-61. 2006
    ..Gaining a better understanding of the types of medications commonly involved in medication errors in nursing homes would be an important step toward quality improvement...
  19. pmc The structured interview and interviewer training in the admissions process
    Pamela U Joyner
    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Pharmacy, 27599 7360, USA
    Am J Pharm Educ 71:83. 2007
    ..To determine the extent to which the structured interview is used in the PharmD admissions process in US colleges and schools of pharmacy, and the prevalence and content of interviewer training...
  20. ncbi request reprint Patient-rheumatologist communication concerning prescription medications: getting to the gist
    Susan J Blalock
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 66:542-50. 2014
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  21. ncbi request reprint Conflicting medication information: prevalence, sources, and relationship to medication adherence
    Delesha M Carpenter
    a Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
    J Health Commun 19:67-81. 2014
    ..To potentially decrease exposure to conflicting information, providers should direct patients to high-quality medication information sources. ..
  22. pmc Patient decision making in the face of conflicting medication information
    Emily Elstad
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Int J Qual Stud Health Well-being 7:1-11. 2012
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  23. doi request reprint Trends and determinants of prescription medication use for treatment of osteoporosis
    Joel F Farley
    Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 66:1191-201. 2009
    ..Trends in the use of different treatments for osteoporosis among the civilian, ambulatory U.S. population are described...
  24. doi request reprint Latino patients' preferences for medication information and pharmacy services
    Betsy Sleath
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, School of Pharmacy, CB 7360, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7360, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 49:632-6. 2009
    ....
  25. pmc The status of PhD education in economic, social, and administrative sciences between 2005 and 2008
    Joel F Farley
    Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina, Campus Box 7573, 2204 Kerr Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Am J Pharm Educ 74:126. 2010
    ..To describe the funding, education, enrollment, and graduation patterns from economic, social, and administrative sciences PhD programs in colleges and schools of pharmacy in the United States...
  26. doi request reprint Validation of a short version of the glaucoma medication self-efficacy questionnaire
    Betsy Sleath
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina, CB 7590, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Br J Ophthalmol 96:258-62. 2012
    ....
  27. pmc Practice settings, job responsibilities, and job satisfaction of nontraditional PharmD and BS pharmacy graduates
    Pamela U Joyner
    UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7360, USA
    Am J Pharm Educ 73:33. 2009
    ..To assess differences in the practice of pharmacy and in job satisfaction between graduates of a nontraditional doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) program and a bachelor of science (BS) in pharmacy program...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effects of media coverage of Women's Health Initiative study on attitudes and behavior of women receiving hormone replacement therapy
    Jennifer McIntosh
    Department of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 62:69-74. 2005
    ..The effects of media coverage of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study on the attitudes and behavior of women regarding hormone replacement therapy (HRT) were studied...
  29. pmc Development and initial evaluation of a measure of self-management for adults with antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated small-vessel vasculitis
    Carolyn T Thorpe
    Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 57:1296-302. 2007
    ..To develop a measure of illness self-management for adults living with antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)-associated small-vessel vasculitis (ANCA-SVV) and to gather evidence of its reliability and validity...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effects of an osteoporosis prevention program incorporating tailored educational materials
    Susan J Blalock
    School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, University of the Pacific, Stockton, California 95211, USA
    Am J Health Promot 16:146-56. 2002
    ..To evaluate the effects of two interventions on calcium intake and exercise and assess whether intervention effects varied as a function of participants' stage of change...
  31. ncbi request reprint Caregiver psychological distress as a barrier to influenza vaccination among community-dwelling elderly with dementia
    Joshua M Thorpe
    Duke University School of Nursing, Trent Drive, DUMC 3322, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Med Care 44:713-21. 2006
    ..A secondary aim was to determine whether psychologic distress mediates the relationship between other predisposing, enabling, and medical need variables and vaccination...
  32. ncbi request reprint North Carolina family practice physicians' perceptions of pharmacists as vaccinators
    Adam C Welch
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Nesbitt College of Pharmacy and Nursing, Wilkes University, PO Box 111, Wilkes Barre, PA 18766, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 45:486-91. 2005
    ..To determine whether family practice physicians are aware that pharmacists can administer vaccines and assess their support of pharmacists as vaccinators...