Hua Chen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Houston
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The definition and prevalence of pediatric psychotropic polypharmacy
    Hua Chen
    College of Pharmacy, University of Houston TexasMedical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:1450-5. 2011
  2. doi request reprint The impact of Medicare Part D on psychotropic utilization and financial burden for community-based seniors
    Hua Chen
    College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:1191-7. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and factors associated with self-reported vaccination rates among US adults at high risk of vaccine-preventable hepatitis
    Hua Chen
    Department of Clinical Sciences andAdministration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 22:2489-96. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Comparative risk of cerebrovascular adverse events in community-dwelling older adults using risperidone, olanzapine and quetiapine: a multiple propensity score-adjusted retrospective cohort study
    Satabdi Chatterjee
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, Texas Medical Center, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Drugs Aging 29:807-17. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Off-label use of second-generation antipsychotic agents among elderly nursing home residents
    Pravin Kamble
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, University of Houston Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:130-6. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Antihypertensive drug use and the risk of dementia in patients with diabetes mellitus
    Michael L Johnson
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, Division of Pharmacy Administration and Public Health, University of Houston, College of Pharmacy, TX, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 8:437-44. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Risk of cerebrovascular adverse events in older adults using antipsychotic agents: a propensity-matched retrospective cohort study
    Sandhya Mehta
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Texas Medical Center, Houston 77030 3407, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 71:689-98. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Risk of death in dual-eligible nursing home residents using typical or atypical antipsychotic agents
    Rajender R Aparasu
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Texas Medical Center, 1441 Moursund Street, Houston, TX 77030 3407, USA
    Med Care 50:961-9. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Risk of falls and fractures in older adults using atypical antipsychotic agents: a propensity score-adjusted, retrospective cohort study
    Satabdi Chatterjee
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 10:83-94. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Risk factors for dementia in patients over 65 with diabetes
    Niraj M Parikh
    College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, TX, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 26:749-57. 2011

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Publications29

  1. doi request reprint The definition and prevalence of pediatric psychotropic polypharmacy
    Hua Chen
    College of Pharmacy, University of Houston TexasMedical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:1450-5. 2011
    ..Using increasingly stringent criteria, this study evaluated the prevalence of psychotropic polypharmacy among children on the basis of duration of overlap between two or more psychotropic medications...
  2. doi request reprint The impact of Medicare Part D on psychotropic utilization and financial burden for community-based seniors
    Hua Chen
    College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:1191-7. 2008
    ..This study evaluated the impact of Medicare's new drug benefit (Part D) on utilization of psychotropic medications and the consequent financial burden for the elderly population...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and factors associated with self-reported vaccination rates among US adults at high risk of vaccine-preventable hepatitis
    Hua Chen
    Department of Clinical Sciences andAdministration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 22:2489-96. 2006
    ..Also, the association between vaccination rates and selected demographic, socio-economic characteristics and comorbidities was investigated...
  4. doi request reprint Comparative risk of cerebrovascular adverse events in community-dwelling older adults using risperidone, olanzapine and quetiapine: a multiple propensity score-adjusted retrospective cohort study
    Satabdi Chatterjee
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, Texas Medical Center, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Drugs Aging 29:807-17. 2012
    ..However, limited evidence exists regarding comparative cerebrovascular profiles of individual atypical agents, particularly in community settings...
  5. doi request reprint Off-label use of second-generation antipsychotic agents among elderly nursing home residents
    Pravin Kamble
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, University of Houston Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:130-6. 2010
    ..This study examined off-label and evidence-based use of second-generation antipsychotic agents among elderly nursing home residents and factors associated with off-label use...
  6. doi request reprint Antihypertensive drug use and the risk of dementia in patients with diabetes mellitus
    Michael L Johnson
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, Division of Pharmacy Administration and Public Health, University of Houston, College of Pharmacy, TX, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 8:437-44. 2012
    ..Diabetes and hypertension are independent risk factors for dementia, and hypertension may increase this risk in patients with diabetes. It is unclear whether antihypertensive drugs are associated with risk of dementia in these patients...
  7. doi request reprint Risk of cerebrovascular adverse events in older adults using antipsychotic agents: a propensity-matched retrospective cohort study
    Sandhya Mehta
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Texas Medical Center, Houston 77030 3407, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 71:689-98. 2010
    ..To compare the risk of cerebrovascular adverse events with second-generation antipsychotic users versus those taking first-generation antipsychotics in community-dwelling older adults...
  8. doi request reprint Risk of death in dual-eligible nursing home residents using typical or atypical antipsychotic agents
    Rajender R Aparasu
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Texas Medical Center, 1441 Moursund Street, Houston, TX 77030 3407, USA
    Med Care 50:961-9. 2012
    ..Antipsychotic use among dual-eligible nursing home residents is a concern for cost and safety considerations...
  9. doi request reprint Risk of falls and fractures in older adults using atypical antipsychotic agents: a propensity score-adjusted, retrospective cohort study
    Satabdi Chatterjee
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 10:83-94. 2012
    ..However, none of the studies assessed the comparative safety profiles of atypical agents with respect to falls and fractures...
  10. doi request reprint Risk factors for dementia in patients over 65 with diabetes
    Niraj M Parikh
    College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, TX, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 26:749-57. 2011
    ..This study identified factors in patients with diabetes associated with risk of developing dementia...
  11. doi request reprint Risk of serious cardiac events in older adults using antipsychotic agents
    Sandhya Mehta
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Texas Medical Center, Houston, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 9:120-32. 2011
    ..Few epidemiologic studies have evaluated the risk of serious cardiovascular-related events in typical and atypical antipsychotic users...
  12. doi request reprint Risk of falls and fractures in older adults using antipsychotic agents: a propensity-matched retrospective cohort study
    Sandhya Mehta
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas 77030 3407, USA
    Drugs Aging 27:815-29. 2010
    ..Very few studies have compared the risk of falls and fractures among older adults using typical and atypical agents and none of the studies have evaluated differential risk across antipsychotic classes...
  13. doi request reprint Hospitalization risk associated with typical and atypical antipsychotic use in community-dwelling elderly patients
    Rajender R Aparasu
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 6:198-204. 2008
    ..However, few studies have examined the impact of typical and atypical antipsychotic use on all-cause hospitalization in the elderly population...
  14. doi request reprint Determinants of atypical antipsychotic use among antipsychotic users in community-dwelling elderly, 1996-2004
    Elda Jano
    College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 24:709-16. 2008
    ..This study examined the determinants of atypical antipsychotic use among antipsychotic users in community-dwelling elderly in the United States...
  15. doi request reprint Effect of certain angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors on mortality in heart failure: a multiple-propensity analysis
    Abhishek S Chitnis
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, 1441 Moursund St, Houston, TX, USA
    Res Social Adm Pharm 8:145-56. 2012
    ..There is a substantial evidence about efficacy of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) in heart failure (HF); however, there is no conclusive evidence on the relative effectiveness of individual ACEIs...
  16. doi request reprint Economic benefit of appropriate timing of vancomycin prophylaxis in patients undergoing cardiovascular surgery
    Kevin W Garey
    University of Houston College of Pharmacy, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 28:699-706. 2008
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  17. ncbi request reprint Timing of vancomycin prophylaxis for cardiac surgery patients and the risk of surgical site infections
    Kevin W Garey
    University of Houston College of Pharmacy, Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, Houston, TX 77030 3047, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 58:645-50. 2006
    ..The objective of the present study was to assess the effect of vancomycin prophylaxis timing in relation to the first surgical incision on the incidence of SSI...
  18. doi request reprint Extent of functional impairment in children and adolescents with depression
    Saurabh Nagar
    University of Houston, Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030 3407, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 26:2057-64. 2010
    ..This study examined the extent of functional impairment in children and adolescents aged 5 to 17 years with depression based on 2005-2006 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) data...
  19. doi request reprint The utilization of psychopharmacological treatment and medication adherence among Medicaid enrolled children and adolescents with bipolar depression
    Debajyoti Bhowmik
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, TX, USA McKesson Specialty Health, The Woodlands, TX, USA
    J Affect Disord 150:424-9. 2013
    ..To examine the psychotropic medication utilization and compare adherence to treatment regimens in pediatric bipolar depression patients...
  20. doi request reprint Risk of pneumonia in elderly nursing home residents using typical versus atypical antipsychotics
    Rajender R Aparasu
    College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Texas Medical Center, TX, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 47:464-74. 2013
    ..Prior research suggests that pneumonia is one of the common causes of anti psychotic-related mortality in this population. None of the studies compared typical and atypical antipsychotics with respect to pneumonia...
  21. doi request reprint Antipsychotic drug use among elderly nursing home residents in the United States
    Pravin Kamble
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 6:187-97. 2008
    ..However, few studies have examined antipsychotic utilization patterns in nursing home residents in the United States since the introduction of atypical agents in the 1990s...
  22. pmc Correlates of HIV knowledge and sexual risk behaviors among female military personnel
    E James Essien
    University of Houston, Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:1401-14. 2010
    ..05) associated with number of children, annual income, and number of sexual partners. Data indicates the importance of incorporating these predictor variables into intervention designs...
  23. ncbi request reprint The effect of adjunctive mood stabilizers on antipsychotic utilization pattern and health resource utilization for Medicaid enrollees with schizophrenia
    Hua Chen
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:1351-65. 2007
    ..Prescribing adjunctive mood stabilizers to manage schizophrenia is prevalent, despite the lack of substantial evidence to support the long-term use of this treatment regimen...
  24. doi request reprint Use of antipsychotics among elderly nursing home residents with dementia in the US: an analysis of National Survey Data
    Pravin Kamble
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Drugs Aging 26:483-92. 2009
    ..However, recent data suggest that the risk of adverse effects may offset the benefits of atypical agents in patients with dementia...
  25. ncbi request reprint Antipsychotic utilization and expenditure trends among elderly persons
    Elda Jano
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Texas Medical Center, 1441 Moursund St, Houston, TX 77030 3407, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:1400. 2007
  26. ncbi request reprint High- versus low-dose fluconazole therapy for empiric treatment of suspected invasive candidiasis among high-risk patients in the intensive care unit: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Hua Chen
    University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:1057-65. 2007
    ..However, empiric high-dose fluconazole is not currently recommended and may result in higher drug costs and toxicity...
  27. ncbi request reprint Off-label use of antidepressant, anticonvulsant, and antipsychotic medications among Georgia medicaid enrollees in 2001
    Hua Chen
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:972-82. 2006
    ..To determine the prevalence of and factors associated with the off-label use of antidepressant, anticonvulsant, and antipsychotic medications...
  28. ncbi request reprint Significance of hepatitis B virus surface antigen, hepatitis C virus expression in hepatocellular carcinoma and pericarcinomatous tissues
    Shi Ying Xuan
    College of Medicine and Pharmaceutics, Ocean University of China, 5 Yushan Road, Qingdao 266003, Shandong Province, China
    World J Gastroenterol 13:1870-4. 2007
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  29. ncbi request reprint An epidemiological investigation of off-label anticonvulsant drug use in the Georgia Medicaid population
    Hua Chen
    Pharmacy Care Administration Graduate Program, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 14:629-38. 2005
    ..The third objective was to identify patient and physician characteristics associated with off-label use...

Research Grants1

  1. The Impact of the FDA Antidepressant Black Box Warning on Psychiatric Practice
    Hua Chen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The study findings will also be a good reference for the policy makers when new black box warning is considered for psychiatric drugs other than antidepressants. ..