Timothy S Carey

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Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Measuring outcomes in back care
    Timothy S Carey
    Department of Medicine and the Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27559 7590, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:S9-14. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint The relation of race to outcomes and the use of health care services for acute low back pain
    Timothy S Carey
    Department of Medicine and the Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7590, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:390-4. 2003
  3. pmc A long way to go: practice patterns and evidence in chronic low back pain care
    Timothy S Carey
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, 725 Airport Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:718-24. 2009
  4. pmc Stress imaging use and repeat revascularization among medicare patients with high-risk coronary artery disease
    Joseph S Rossi
    University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:1270-4. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Gabapentin in the treatment of mental illness: the echo chamber of the case series
    Timothy S Carey
    The Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    J Psychiatr Pract 14:15-27. 2008
  6. pmc Spine and pain clinics serving North Carolina patients with back and neck pain: what do they do, and are they multidisciplinary?
    Liana D Castel
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:615-22. 2009
  7. pmc Resource use trajectories for aged medicare beneficiaries with complex coronary conditions
    Jerome J Federspiel
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Health Serv Res 48:753-72. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Expectations and outcomes of gastric feeding tubes
    Timothy S Carey
    The Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Am J Med 119:527.e11-6. 2006
  9. pmc Improving decision-making for feeding options in advanced dementia: a randomized, controlled trial
    Laura C Hanson
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:2009-16. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Disseminating findings from a drug class review: using best practices to inform prescription of antiepileptic drugs for bipolar disorder
    Cathy L Melvin
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    J Psychiatr Pract 14:44-56. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Measuring outcomes in back care
    Timothy S Carey
    Department of Medicine and the Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27559 7590, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:S9-14. 2007
    ..Narrative review...
  2. ncbi request reprint The relation of race to outcomes and the use of health care services for acute low back pain
    Timothy S Carey
    Department of Medicine and the Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7590, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:390-4. 2003
    ....
  3. pmc A long way to go: practice patterns and evidence in chronic low back pain care
    Timothy S Carey
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, 725 Airport Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:718-24. 2009
    ..A cross-sectional, telephone survey of a representative sample of North Carolina households in 2006...
  4. pmc Stress imaging use and repeat revascularization among medicare patients with high-risk coronary artery disease
    Joseph S Rossi
    University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:1270-4. 2012
    ..The variation in stress testing patterns only explained a modest fraction of the regional variation in the repeat revascularization rates...
  5. doi request reprint Gabapentin in the treatment of mental illness: the echo chamber of the case series
    Timothy S Carey
    The Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    J Psychiatr Pract 14:15-27. 2008
    ..This article describes the results of a literature review, the purpose of which was to examine the characteristics of studies conducted in humans concerning the efficacy of gabapentin in bipolar disorder...
  6. pmc Spine and pain clinics serving North Carolina patients with back and neck pain: what do they do, and are they multidisciplinary?
    Liana D Castel
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:615-22. 2009
    ..Cross-sectional survey...
  7. pmc Resource use trajectories for aged medicare beneficiaries with complex coronary conditions
    Jerome J Federspiel
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Health Serv Res 48:753-72. 2013
    ..To use coronary revascularization choice to illustrate the application of a method simulating a treatment's effect on subsequent resource use...
  8. ncbi request reprint Expectations and outcomes of gastric feeding tubes
    Timothy S Carey
    The Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Am J Med 119:527.e11-6. 2006
    ..To compare expected outcomes with actual outcomes from tube feeding in adult patients...
  9. pmc Improving decision-making for feeding options in advanced dementia: a randomized, controlled trial
    Laura C Hanson
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:2009-16. 2011
    ..To test whether a decision aid improves quality of decision-making about feeding options in advanced dementia...
  10. doi request reprint Disseminating findings from a drug class review: using best practices to inform prescription of antiepileptic drugs for bipolar disorder
    Cathy L Melvin
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    J Psychiatr Pract 14:44-56. 2008
    ..We describe our use of existing evidence to develop accurate and convincing messages and materials to be disseminated nationally to counter industry misinformation and promote evidence-based prescription of AEDs...
  11. ncbi request reprint The changing epidemiology of mechanical ventilation: a population-based study
    Shannon S Carson
    Department of Medicine and the Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7020, USA
    J Intensive Care Med 21:173-82. 2006
    ..4% to 34.4%, and discharges to nursing homes grew from 7.3% to 10.7%. The incidence of mechanical ventilation is increasing, and the increase is associated with a higher burden of comorbidities and fewer discharges to home...
  12. doi request reprint Exercise prescription for chronic back or neck pain: who prescribes it? who gets it? What is prescribed?
    Janet K Freburger
    The Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 61:192-200. 2009
    ....
  13. doi request reprint The rising prevalence of chronic low back pain
    Janet K Freburger
    The Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 725 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:251-8. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether the prevalence of chronic LBP and the demographic, health-related, and health care-seeking characteristics of individuals with the condition have changed over the last 14 years...
  14. ncbi request reprint Surrogates' perceptions about feeding tube placement decisions
    Carmen L Lewis
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 5039 Old Clinic Building 229, CB 7110, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7110, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 61:246-52. 2006
    ..2) To determine surrogates' perceptions of the information they received to make this decision...
  15. pmc Physicians' expectations of benefit from tube feeding
    Laura C Hanson
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7550, USA
    J Palliat Med 11:1130-4. 2008
    ..We interviewed treating physicians to describe their expectation of benefit for patients receiving a new feeding tube, and to determine whether expected benefits vary by patient characteristics...
  16. pmc Evaluating the effectiveness of a rapidly adopted cardiovascular technology with administrative data: the case of drug-eluting stents for acute coronary syndromes
    Jerome J Federspiel
    Health Policy and Management, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 164:207-14. 2012
    ..We compared results from IV with those from propensity score matching (PSM) and multivariable regression models...
  17. ncbi request reprint Increase in tracheostomy for prolonged mechanical ventilation in North Carolina, 1993-2002
    Christopher E Cox
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Durham, NC, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:2219-26. 2004
    ..We aimed to describe trends in the annual incidence and timing of tracheostomy for prolonged mechanical ventilation, as well as prolonged mechanical ventilation patient resource utilization and overall in-hospital mortality...
  18. doi request reprint Online medication error graphic reports: a pilot in North Carolina nursing homes
    Sandra B Greene
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7590, USA
    J Patient Saf 7:92-8. 2011
    ..We created and pilot tested a new online graphic reporting feature to give homes practical and timely reports on their own reported errors for use in improving medication processes...
  19. ncbi request reprint Management of back and neck pain: who seeks care from physical therapists?
    Janet K Freburger
    Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, 725 Airport Rd, CB 7590, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Phys Ther 85:872-86. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify factors associated with physical therapist use by people with back or neck pain...
  20. pmc Physical therapy for chronic low back pain in North Carolina: overuse, underuse, or misuse?
    Janet K Freburger
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Phys Ther 91:484-95. 2011
    ..There are limited population-based studies of determinants of physical therapy use for chronic low back pain (LBP) and of the types of treatments received by individuals who see a physical therapist...
  21. pmc Physician-patient racial concordance, continuity of care, and patterns of care for hypertension
    Thomas R Konrad
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:2186-90. 2005
    ..Physician race had little effect, but continuity is important for successful management of hypertension in older persons...
  22. doi request reprint Extracting key messages from systematic reviews
    Timothy S Carey
    The Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    J Psychiatr Pract 14:28-34. 2008
    ..The structured approach used in the derivation process described here proved to be very helpful in developing key messages and concepts...
  23. ncbi request reprint Physician referrals to physical therapists for the treatment of spine disorders
    Janet K Freburger
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 725 Airport Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Spine J 5:530-41. 2005
    ..Problems with access to or inappropriate use of PTs may affect the quality and cost of care received by patients with spine problems...
  24. pmc A prognostic model for one-year mortality in patients requiring prolonged mechanical ventilation
    Shannon S Carson
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:2061-9. 2008
    ..Our objective was to develop and validate a prognostic model for 1-yr mortality in patients ventilated for 21 days or more...
  25. doi request reprint Association of psychosocial work characteristics with low back pain outcomes
    Thelma J Mielenz
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7280, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1270-5. 2008
    ..This is a secondary analysis of a prospective cohort of 295 patients with acute low back pain presenting to 31 primary care physicians in North Carolina...
  26. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of physical therapy for the management of chronic spine disorders: a propensity score approach
    Janet K Freburger
    Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Phys Ther 86:381-94. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to use a large current database, the National Spine Network database, to assess the effectiveness of physical therapy in the management of chronic spine disorders...
  27. doi request reprint Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: identifying high priority future research needs
    Bradley N Gaynes
    GAYNES, WINES, Jonas, Ellis, and CAREY University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, RTI UNC Evidence based Practice Center, Chapel Hill, NC CHRISTIAN University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities, Chapel Hill, NC SAAVEDRA, VISWANATHAN, and WOODELL Research Triangle Institute International, RTI UNC Evidence based Practice Center, Research Triangle Park, NC
    J Psychiatr Pract 20:104-17. 2014
    ..In this article, we describe these future research needs in detail and discuss study designs that could be used to address them...
  28. ncbi request reprint Future research needs for evaluating the integration of mental health and substance abuse treatment with primary care
    Timothy S Carey
    Carey, MORRISSEY, Jonas, Ellis, and WINES University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, RTI UNC Evidence based Practice Center, Chapel Hill, NC CROTTY Hayes, Inc, Lansdale, PA THAKER, WOODELL, and VISWANATHAN Research Triangle Institute International, RTI UNC Evidence based Practice Center, Research Triangle Park, NC
    J Psychiatr Pract 19:345-59. 2013
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Outcomes of feeding problems in advanced dementia in a nursing home population
    Laura C Hanson
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Center for Aging and Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:1692-7. 2013
    ..To describe quality of care for feeding problems in advanced dementia and probability and predictors of weight loss and mortality...
  30. ncbi request reprint The use of muscle relaxant medications in acute low back pain
    Eric Bernstein
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7590, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:1346-51. 2004
    ..Prospective cohort study...
  31. pmc Trends in the use of feeding tubes in North Carolina hospitals
    Carmen L Lewis
    Department of Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:1034-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine whether the use of feeding tubes has continued to increase through the 1990s despite these widely publicized concerns...
  32. pmc Race, care seeking, and utilization for chronic back and neck pain: population perspectives
    Timothy S Carey
    Department of Medicine, UNC Chapel Hill, North Carolina Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, UNC Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Pain 11:343-50. 2010
    ..We found few racial/ethnic differences in care seeking, treatment use, and use of narcotics for the treatment of chronic back and neck pain...
  33. doi request reprint Chronic low back pain among older adults: a population-based perspective
    Stefanie R Knauer
    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3210, USA
    J Aging Health 22:1213-34. 2010
    ..To determine the prevalence of chronic low back pain (LBP) in older North Carolinians, describe their health and health care utilization, and compare these findings with younger subgroups...
  34. ncbi request reprint Clinical prevention and population health: getting there from here
    Timothy S Carey
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:480-1. 2004
  35. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of second-generation antidepressants in the treatment of major depressive disorder
    Richard A Hansen
    Division of Pharmaceutical Policy and Evaluative Sciences, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:415-26. 2005
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Bariatric surgeries in north Carolina, 1990 to 2001: a gender comparison
    Claire A Zizza
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, CB 7590, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7590, USA
    Obes Res 11:1519-25. 2003
    ..The purpose of this research was to determine the number of bariatric procedures in obese men and women in a well-defined population and to examine gender differences among bariatric patients...
  37. ncbi request reprint Veterans Affairs primary care organizational characteristics associated with better diabetes control
    George L Jackson
    Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, 27705, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:225-37. 2005
    ..To examine organizational features of Veterans Affairs (VA) primary care programs hypothesized to be associated with better diabetes control, as indicated by hemoglobin A1C (HbA1C) levels...
  38. ncbi request reprint Discontinuation rates for selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and other second-generation antidepressants in outpatients with major depressive disorder: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Gerald Gartlehner
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 20:59-69. 2005
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Significance of Medicare and Medicaid programs for the practice of medicine
    Darren A DeWalt
    University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Chapel Hill 27599, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 27:79-90. 2005
    ..We discuss the implications of the relationship between CMS and clinical medicine and how this relationship has changed over time. We conclude with thoughts about potential future efforts at CMS...
  40. ncbi request reprint Do osteopathic physicians differ in patient interaction from allopathic physicians? An empirically derived approach
    Timothy S Carey
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Medicine, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 103:313-8. 2003
    ..Future studies should replicate this finding as well as determine whether it correlates with patient outcomes and satisfaction...
  41. ncbi request reprint A simple and valid tool distinguished efficacy from effectiveness studies
    Gerald Gartlehner
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, NC 27599, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:1040-8. 2006
    ..To propose and test a simple instrument based on seven criteria of study design to distinguish effectiveness (pragmatic) from efficacy (explanatory) trials...
  42. doi request reprint Effectiveness of antiepileptic drugs for the treatment of bipolar disorder: findings from a systematic review
    Cathy L Melvin
    The Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    J Psychiatr Pract 14:9-14. 2008
    ..This article presents a summary of the findings from the drug class review related to prescription of the AEDs in bipolar disorder...
  43. ncbi request reprint Interprofessional collaboration and job satisfaction of chiropractic physicians
    Thomas R Konrad
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 725 Airport Road, CB 7590, Suite 210, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 27:245-52. 2004
    ....
  44. pmc Increasing time costs and copayments for prescription drugs: an analysis of policy changes in a complex environment
    Marisa Elena Domino
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 135 Dauer Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:900-19. 2011
    ..To estimate the effect of two separate policy changes in the North Carolina Medicaid program: (1) reduced prescription lengths from 100 to 34 days' supply, and (2) increased copayments for brand name medications...
  45. pmc Oral feeding options for people with dementia: a systematic review
    Laura C Hanson
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:463-72. 2011
    ..To review the benefits of oral feeding options in people with dementia...
  46. ncbi request reprint Physician referrals to physical therapy for the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions
    Janet K Freburger
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:1839-49. 2003
    ..To identify factors associated with orthopedic surgeons' and primary care physicians' referrals to physical therapy (PT) for musculoskeletal conditions...
  47. ncbi request reprint Best practices: comparing medication treatments in mental health: drug class reviews and policy challenges
    Timothy S Carey
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:746-8. 2007
    ..The number of drug class reviews is increasing, and they have the potential to significantly assist providers, patients, and payers...
  48. 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...
  49. pmc Developing effective interuniversity partnerships and community-based research to address health disparities
    Timothy S Carey
    CB 7590, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Acad Med 80:1039-45. 2005
    ..Open discussion of problems as they arose, realistic expectations, and mutual recognition of the strengths of each institution and its faculty have been critical in achieving successful collaboration to date...
  50. doi request reprint Repeat imaging in trauma transfers: a retrospective analysis of computed tomography scans repeated upon arrival to a Level I trauma center
    Dawn M Emick
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:1255-62. 2012
    ....
  51. pmc Three-year outcomes of multivessel revascularization in very elderly acute coronary syndrome patients
    Brett C Sheridan
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7065, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:1889-94; discussion 1894-5. 2010
    ..We evaluated long-term outcomes of CABG versus PCI in a cohort of very elderly Medicare beneficiaries presenting with acute coronary syndrome...
  52. pmc Breast MRI utilization in older patients with newly diagnosed breast cancer
    Courtney A Sommer
    Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7050, USA
    J Surg Res 170:77-83. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine the prevalence and predictors of MRI use for clinical staging in older women with newly diagnosed breast cancer...
  53. ncbi request reprint Use of feeding tubes in the care of long-term care residents
    Timothy S Carey
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    N C Med J 66:313-5. 2005
  54. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic treatment of bronchiolitis in infants and children: a systematic review
    Valerie J King
    Cecil B Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 725 Airport Road, Campus Box 7590, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:127-37. 2004
    ..Up to 3% of all children in their first year of life are hospitalized with bronchiolitis. Bronchodilators and corticosteroids are commonly used treatments, but little consensus exists about optimal management strategies...
  55. ncbi request reprint A spatial analysis of county-level variation in hospitalization rates for low back problems in North Carolina
    Jerry D Joines
    Internal Medicine Training Program, Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital, 1200 North Elm Street, Greensboro, NC 27401, USA
    Soc Sci Med 56:2541-53. 2003
    ..Independent of these variables, a separate spatial process produces geographic clustering of high-rate counties. Spatial effects are important and should be considered in small area analyses...
  56. pmc Accuracy of the pain numeric rating scale as a screening test in primary care
    Erin E Krebs
    Center on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1453-8. 2007
    ..Universal pain screening with a 0-10 pain intensity numeric rating scale (NRS) has been widely implemented in primary care...
  57. ncbi request reprint Prudence, nihilism, and the treatment of low-back pain
    Timothy S Carey
    Med Care 43:425-7. 2005
  58. ncbi request reprint A critical guide to case series reports
    Timothy S Carey
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1631-4. 2003
    ..Provide guidance to investigators and authors regarding appropriate conduct and reporting of case-series studies...
  59. ncbi request reprint Tocolytic treatment for the management of preterm labor: a review of the evidence
    Nancy D Berkman
    Research Triangle Institute, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:1648-59. 2003
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Development and testing of a self-report instrument to measure actions: outpatient physical therapy improvement in movement assessment log (OPTIMAL)
    Andrew A Guccione
    Practice and Research Division, American Physical Therapy Association, 1111 N Fairfax St, Alexandria, VA 22314 1488, USA
    Phys Ther 85:515-30. 2005
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic therapy for the treatment of preterm labor: a review of the evidence
    John M Thorp
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill 27599 7570, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:587-92. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the evidence regarding antibiotics for the treatment of preterm labor...
  62. ncbi request reprint Standard scales for measurement of functional outcome for cervical pain or dysfunction: a systematic review
    Ricardo Pietrobon
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:515-22. 2002
    ..A systematic review was conducted...