Chris L Bryson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Adherence to heart-healthy behaviors in a sample of the U.S. population
    Rosalie R Miller
    Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 2:A18. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint A refill adherence algorithm for multiple short intervals to estimate refill compliance (ReComp)
    Chris L Bryson
    Health Services Research and Development Northwest Center of Excellence, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Med Care 45:497-504. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Risk of congestive heart failure in an elderly population treated with peripheral alpha-1 antagonists
    Chris L Bryson
    VA Puget Sound Health Services Research and Development, VAMC, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1648-54. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Association between gestational diabetes and pregnancy-induced hypertension
    Chris L Bryson
    VA Puget Sound Health Services Research and Development, Seattle, WA 98108 1597, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:1148-53. 2003
  5. pmc Wide clinic-level variation in adherence to oral diabetes medications in the VA
    Chris L Bryson
    Northwest Center for Outcomes Research in Older Adults, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:698-705. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Are smoking and alcohol misuse associated with subsequent hospitalizations for ambulatory care sensitive conditions?
    Ryan B Chew
    VA Health Services Research and Development, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 38:3-15. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Reliance on Veterans Affairs outpatient care by Medicare-eligible veterans
    Chuan Fen Liu
    Northwest Center for Outcomes Research in Older Adults, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 98101, USA
    Med Care 49:911-7. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Measures of adherence to oral hypoglycemic agents at the primary care clinic level: the role of risk adjustment
    Edwin S Wong
    Northwest Center for Outcomes Research in Older Adults, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, WA 98101, USA
    Med Care 50:591-8. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Association between alcohol screening results and hospitalizations for trauma in Veterans Affairs outpatients
    Emily C Williams
    Health Services Research and Development Northwest Center of Excellence, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 38:73-80. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Association between alcohol screening scores and diabetic self-care behaviors
    Rachel M Thomas
    Health Services Research and Development Northwest Center of Excellence, Veterans Affairs VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Fam Med 44:555-63. 2012

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. pmc Adherence to heart-healthy behaviors in a sample of the U.S. population
    Rosalie R Miller
    Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 2:A18. 2005
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint A refill adherence algorithm for multiple short intervals to estimate refill compliance (ReComp)
    Chris L Bryson
    Health Services Research and Development Northwest Center of Excellence, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Med Care 45:497-504. 2007
    ..There are many measures of refill adherence available, but few have been designed or validated for use with repeated measures designs and short observation periods...
  3. ncbi request reprint Risk of congestive heart failure in an elderly population treated with peripheral alpha-1 antagonists
    Chris L Bryson
    VA Puget Sound Health Services Research and Development, VAMC, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1648-54. 2004
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Association between gestational diabetes and pregnancy-induced hypertension
    Chris L Bryson
    VA Puget Sound Health Services Research and Development, Seattle, WA 98108 1597, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:1148-53. 2003
    ..2 for eclampsia and OR=3.1 for severe preeclampsia, p<0.05 for both) and among Black women (OR for eclampsia and preeclampsia together=3.9, p<0.05)...
  5. pmc Wide clinic-level variation in adherence to oral diabetes medications in the VA
    Chris L Bryson
    Northwest Center for Outcomes Research in Older Adults, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:698-705. 2013
    ..While there has been extensive research into patient-specific predictors of medication adherence and patient-specific interventions to improve adherence, there has been little examination of variation in clinic-level medication adherence...
  6. doi request reprint Are smoking and alcohol misuse associated with subsequent hospitalizations for ambulatory care sensitive conditions?
    Ryan B Chew
    VA Health Services Research and Development, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 38:3-15. 2011
    ..When ACSCs are used to evaluate the quality of care, health systems caring for populations with higher rates of smoking or nondrinking could falsely appear to have poorer quality care if alcohol and tobacco use are not considered...
  7. doi request reprint Reliance on Veterans Affairs outpatient care by Medicare-eligible veterans
    Chuan Fen Liu
    Northwest Center for Outcomes Research in Older Adults, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 98101, USA
    Med Care 49:911-7. 2011
    ..To examine longitudinal changes in Medicare-eligible veterans' reliance on the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare system for primary and specialty care over 4 years...
  8. doi request reprint Measures of adherence to oral hypoglycemic agents at the primary care clinic level: the role of risk adjustment
    Edwin S Wong
    Northwest Center for Outcomes Research in Older Adults, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, WA 98101, USA
    Med Care 50:591-8. 2012
    ..This study examined whether variation in patient and facility characteristics determined those differences...
  9. doi request reprint Association between alcohol screening results and hospitalizations for trauma in Veterans Affairs outpatients
    Emily C Williams
    Health Services Research and Development Northwest Center of Excellence, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 38:73-80. 2012
    ..Alcohol consumption is a risk factor for traumatic injury, but it is unknown whether responses to alcohol screening questionnaires administered routinely in primary care are associated with subsequent hospitalization for traumatic injury...
  10. ncbi request reprint Association between alcohol screening scores and diabetic self-care behaviors
    Rachel M Thomas
    Health Services Research and Development Northwest Center of Excellence, Veterans Affairs VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Fam Med 44:555-63. 2012
    ..This study investigated whether scores on a validated brief alcohol misuse screen are associated with diabetes self-care...
  11. doi request reprint Prevalence of alcohol misuse among men and women undergoing major noncardiac surgery in the Veterans Affairs health care system
    Katharine A Bradley
    Health Services Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    Surgery 152:69-81. 2012
    ..Severe alcohol misuse (AUDIT-C ≥9 points) is associated with increased postoperative health care use; however, little is known about the prevalence of alcohol misuse in demographic and clinical subgroups of surgical patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint Alcohol screening scores and medication nonadherence
    Chris L Bryson
    Health Services Research and Development Northwest Center of Excellence, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, and University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:795-804. 2008
    ..Medication nonadherence is common and is associated with adverse outcomes. Alcohol misuse may be a risk factor for nonadherence; however, evidence is limited...
  13. pmc Use of outpatient care in VA and Medicare among disability-eligible and age-eligible veteran patients
    Chuan Fen Liu
    Northwest Center for Outcomes Research in Older Adults, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, 1100 Olive Way, Suite 1400, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:51. 2012
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Alcohol screening scores and all-cause mortality in male Veterans Affairs patients
    Leslie S Kinder
    Northwest Center of Excellence for Health Services Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs, 1100 Olive Way, Suite 1400, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 70:253-60. 2009
    ..This study examined the association between scores (ranging from 0 to 12) on the three-item Alcohol Use Disorder Identification Test-Consumption Questionnaire (AUDIT-C) and mortality...
  15. pmc Does the presence of a pharmacist in primary care clinics improve diabetes medication adherence?
    Beverly Mielke Kocarnik
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Washington, 329 NinthAve, Campus Box 359780, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:391. 2012
    ..We examined whether the presence of pharmacists in primary care clinics was associated with higher OHA adherence...
  16. doi request reprint Adherence to long-acting inhaled therapies among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
    Laura M Cecere
    Health Services Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    COPD 9:251-8. 2012
    ..Long-acting inhaled medications are an important component of the treatment of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), yet few studies have examined the determinants of medication adherence among this patient population...
  17. doi request reprint The association between alcohol consumption and risk of COPD exacerbation in a veteran population
    Courtney C Greene
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Campus Box 356522, 1959 NE Pacific St, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Chest 134:761-7. 2008
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the association between alcohol consumption and the subsequent risk of COPD exacerbation...
  18. doi request reprint Combination antihypertensive therapy among patients with COPD
    Melissa A Herrin
    Health Services Research and Development, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    Chest 143:1312-20. 2013
    ..We performed a comparative effectiveness study to investigate whether choice of dual agent antihypertensive therapy is associated with risk of hospitalization for CHF among patients with these two conditions...
  19. doi request reprint Smoking cessation and the risk of hospitalization for pneumonia
    Laura M Cecere
    Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Northwest Center of Excellence, Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Respir Med 106:1055-62. 2012
    ..We sought to determine if smoking cessation and the duration of abstinence from tobacco reduce the risk of pneumonia hospitalization...
  20. pmc Alcohol screening and risk of postoperative complications in male VA patients undergoing major non-cardiac surgery
    Katharine A Bradley
    Health Services Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:162-9. 2011
    ..Four weeks of preoperative abstinence decreases the risk of complications, but practical approaches for early preoperative identification of alcohol misuse are needed...
  21. pmc Use of outpatient care in Veterans Health Administration and Medicare among veterans receiving primary care in community-based and hospital outpatient clinics
    Chuan Fen Liu
    Northwest Center for Outcomes Research in Older Adults, Department of Veterans Affairs, HSR and D, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, 1100 Olive Way, Suite 1400, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Health Serv Res 45:1268-86. 2010
    ..To examine differences in use of Veterans Health Administration (VA) and Medicare outpatient services by VA primary care patients...
  22. ncbi request reprint Beta-blockers as single-agent therapy for hypertension and the risk of mortality among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    David H Au
    Health Services Research and Development Northwest Center of Excellence, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Am J Med 117:925-31. 2004
    ..To assess the association between the type of antihypertensive medication and all-cause mortality among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  23. pmc Inhaled corticosteroids and risk of lung cancer among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Tanyalak Parimon
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 175:712-9. 2007
    ..Lung cancer is a frequent cause of death among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). We examined whether the use of inhaled corticosteroids among patients with COPD was associated with a decreased risk of lung cancer...
  24. ncbi request reprint Depression, posttraumatic stress disorder, and mortality
    Leslie S Kinder
    Health Services Research and Development, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:20-6. 2008
    ..To determine whether a history of depression and/or posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is associated with all-cause mortality in primary care patients over an average of 2 years...
  25. pmc Obesity and COPD: associated symptoms, health-related quality of life, and medication use
    Laura M Cecere
    Health Services Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    COPD 8:275-84. 2011
    ..We compared dyspnea, health-related quality of life (HRQoL), exacerbations, and inhaled medication use among patients who are overweight and obese to those of normal weight with COPD...
  26. ncbi request reprint Suboptimal pharmacotherapeutic management of chronic stable angina in the primary care setting
    Francine C Wiest
    Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Am J Med 117:234-41. 2004
    ..To assess the adequacy of symptomatic treatment for chronic stable angina among primary care patients who receive care from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)...
  27. doi request reprint Alcohol questionnaires and HDL: screening scores as scaled markers of alcohol consumption
    Douglas Berger
    General Medicine Service, Department of Veterans Affairs VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    Alcohol 47:439-45. 2013
    ..This study using HDL as a biomarker of average alcohol consumption adds to evidence that some alcohol screening scores may also serve as scaled markers of average alcohol consumption. ..
  28. pmc Recent hospitalization for non-coronary events and use of preventive medications for coronary artery disease: an observational cohort study
    Steven M Bradley
    Health Services Research and Development Northwest Center of Excellence, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, and University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 11:42. 2011
    ....
  29. doi request reprint The association of inhaled corticosteroid use with serum glucose concentration in a large cohort
    Christopher G Slatore
    Health Services Research and Development, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Wash 98101, USA
    Am J Med 122:472-8. 2009
    ..Inhaled corticosteroids (ICSs) are widely used in the treatment of obstructive lung disease. ICSs have been shown to be systemically absorbed. The association between ICS and serum glucose concentration is unknown...
  30. ncbi request reprint Alcohol screening scores and risk of hospitalizations for GI conditions in men
    David H Au
    Health Services Research and Development, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:443-51. 2007
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Treatment delay associated with alternative medicine use among veterans with head and neck cancer
    Greg E Davis
    Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Head Neck 28:926-31. 2006
    ..Use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is increasing in the United States. This study investigates whether the use of alternative medicine is associated with a delay of treatment in head and neck cancer...
  32. ncbi request reprint The association of alcohol consumption and incident heart failure: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Chris L Bryson
    Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:305-11. 2006
    ..We investigated the association between alcohol consumption and incident congestive heart failure (CHF) both overall and after adjusting for incident myocardial infarction (MI)...
  33. doi request reprint The influence of informal caregivers on adherence in COPD patients
    Ranak B Trivedi
    Northwest Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Center of Excellence, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    Ann Behav Med 44:66-72. 2012
    ..Contributions of informal caregivers to adherence among chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients remain understudied...
  34. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and trends of insulin resistance, impaired fasting glucose, and diabetes
    George N Ioannou
    Research Enhancement Award Program, Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System and University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 21:363-70. 2007
    ..Our aim was to measure the prevalence and time trends of diabetes, impaired fasting glucose, and insulin resistance in the United States during the periods 1988-1994 and 1999-2002...
  35. ncbi request reprint Alcohol screening results in elderly male veterans: association with health status and mortality
    Isabelle Peytremann Bridevaux
    Northwest Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1510-7. 2004
    ..To evaluate the association between alcohol screening results and health status or mortality in elderly patients...
  36. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic variations in albuminuria in the US Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III) population: associations with diabetes and level of CKD
    Chris L Bryson
    Epidemiologic Research and Information Center and Northwest Center of Excellence, Health Services Research and Development, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 48:720-6. 2006
    ..Racial and ethnic differences in prevalence of albuminuria in a nationally representative population with and without diabetes were assessed...
  37. ncbi request reprint Inhaled corticosteroids in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and risk of death and hospitalization: time-dependent analysis
    Vincent S Fan
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98108
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 168:1488-94. 2003
    ..64-1.13) or COPD exacerbations (HR, 1.13; 95% CI, 0.94-1.36). In a time-dependent study of outpatients with COPD, adherence to inhaled corticosteroid use was not associated with a decreased risk of mortality or exacerbations...
  38. doi request reprint The practice of transradial percutaneous coronary intervention in the Washington State Clinical Outcomes Assessment Program
    Charles Maynard
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am Heart J 165:332-7. 2013
    ..0 mg/dl vs ≥2.0 mg/dl...
  39. ncbi request reprint Anginal symptoms consistently predict total mortality among outpatients with coronary artery disease
    Dariush Mozaffarian
    Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, University of Washington, Seattle, Wash, USA
    Am Heart J 146:1015-22. 2003
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Adrenaline (epinephrine) dosing period and survival after in-hospital cardiac arrest: A retrospective review of prospectively collected data
    Sam A Warren
    University of Washington Harborview Center for Prehospital Emergency Care, Seattle, WA, United States Department of Medicine, Seattle, WA, United States Department of Epidemiology, Seattle, WA, United States Electronic address
    Resuscitation 85:350-8. 2014
    ..We sought to evaluate the association between epinephrine average dosing period and survival to hospital discharge in adults with an in-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Fish intake and risk of incident heart failure
    Dariush Mozaffarian
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:2015-21. 2005
    ..Our aim was to investigate the relation between fish consumption and incidence of congestive heart failure (CHF)...