Elizabeth Chrischilles

Summary

Affiliation: University of Iowa
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Impact of age and colony-stimulating factor use on hospital length of stay for febrile neutropenia in CHOP-treated non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Elizabeth Chrischilles
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Cancer Control 9:203-11. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of clinical characteristics on neutropenia-related inpatient costs among newly diagnosed non-Hodgkin's lymphoma cases during first-course chemotherapy
    Elizabeth A Chrischilles
    Health Effectiveness Research Center, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, 52242, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 25:668-75. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with early termination of CHOP therapy and the impact on survival among patients with chemosensitive intermediate-grade non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Elizabeth A Chrischilles
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Cancer Control 10:396-403. 2003
  4. pmc Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma in the elderly: diffusion of treatment with rituximab and survival advances with and without anthracyclines
    Brian K Link
    Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Leuk Lymphoma 52:994-1002. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal analysis of antihypertensive drug interactions in a Medicaid population
    Barry L Carter
    Division of Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy S 511, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Am J Hypertens 17:421-7. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for adverse drug events in older adults with mobility limitations in the community setting
    Elizabeth Chrischilles
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:29-34. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Improved survival of follicular lymphoma patients in the United States
    Wade T Swenson
    Division of Hematology, Oncology, and Blood and Marrow Transplantation, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:5019-26. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in Gulf War era military personnel
    Margaret D Voelker
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:899-907. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Asthma prevalence and morbidity among rural Iowa schoolchildren
    Elizabeth Chrischilles
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 113:66-71. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Delivery of ipratropium and albuterol combination therapy for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: effectiveness of a two-in-one inhaler versus separate inhalers
    Elizabeth Chrischilles
    University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    Am J Manag Care 8:902-11. 2002

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Impact of age and colony-stimulating factor use on hospital length of stay for febrile neutropenia in CHOP-treated non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Elizabeth Chrischilles
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Cancer Control 9:203-11. 2002
    ..Several risk factors for FNH are known, but their relationship to length of stay (LOS), an indicator of the total burden of FNH, is unclear...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of clinical characteristics on neutropenia-related inpatient costs among newly diagnosed non-Hodgkin's lymphoma cases during first-course chemotherapy
    Elizabeth A Chrischilles
    Health Effectiveness Research Center, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, 52242, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 25:668-75. 2005
    ..To estimate the costs of hospitalization for neutropenia among chemotherapy-treated patients with newly diagnosed non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and to assess baseline patient factors associated with these costs...
  3. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with early termination of CHOP therapy and the impact on survival among patients with chemosensitive intermediate-grade non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Elizabeth A Chrischilles
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Cancer Control 10:396-403. 2003
    ....
  4. pmc Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma in the elderly: diffusion of treatment with rituximab and survival advances with and without anthracyclines
    Brian K Link
    Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Leuk Lymphoma 52:994-1002. 2011
    ..Patients treated with rituximab but not anthracyclines had comparable survival to those treated with anthracycline but not rituximab...
  5. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal analysis of antihypertensive drug interactions in a Medicaid population
    Barry L Carter
    Division of Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy S 511, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Am J Hypertens 17:421-7. 2004
    ..Drug interactions are a frequent cause of adverse drug events. We evaluated whether the frequency of previously reported antihypertensive drug-drug interactions could be reduced by pharmaceutical case management...
  6. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for adverse drug events in older adults with mobility limitations in the community setting
    Elizabeth Chrischilles
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:29-34. 2007
    ..To investigate risk factors for self-reported adverse drug events (ADEs) in a cohort of annually surveyed Iowa Medicare beneficiaries with mobility limitations...
  7. ncbi request reprint Improved survival of follicular lymphoma patients in the United States
    Wade T Swenson
    Division of Hematology, Oncology, and Blood and Marrow Transplantation, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:5019-26. 2005
    ..We undertook a study using a large population-based registry to analyze survival patterns among patients with FL...
  8. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in Gulf War era military personnel
    Margaret D Voelker
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:899-907. 2002
    ..Further investigation of factors influencing postdeployment HRQL is needed. Routine collection of health information by using standardized instruments pre- and perideployment should be implemented...
  9. ncbi request reprint Asthma prevalence and morbidity among rural Iowa schoolchildren
    Elizabeth Chrischilles
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 113:66-71. 2004
    ..There are conflicting findings about the prevalence of asthma among farm and nonfarm children...
  10. ncbi request reprint Delivery of ipratropium and albuterol combination therapy for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: effectiveness of a two-in-one inhaler versus separate inhalers
    Elizabeth Chrischilles
    University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    Am J Manag Care 8:902-11. 2002
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint The extent of potential antihypertensive drug interactions in a Medicaid population
    Barry L Carter
    Division of Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Am J Hypertens 15:953-7. 2002
    ..We evaluated the frequency of potential drug-drug interactions in patients receiving medications commonly used for hypertension...
  12. pmc A cluster randomized trial to evaluate physician/pharmacist collaboration to improve blood pressure control
    Barry L Carter
    Division of Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 10:260-71. 2008
    ..9; CI, 3.8-20.7; P<.001). Physician/pharmacist collaboration achieved significantly better mean BP values and overall BP control rates, primarily by intensification of medication therapy and improving patient adherence...
  13. ncbi request reprint Population-based assessment of hospitalizations for neutropenia from chemotherapy in older adults with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (United States)
    Shari Chen-Hardee
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:647-54. 2006
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Estimating the effect of treatment rate changes when treatment benefits are heterogeneous: antibiotics and otitis media
    Tae Ryong Park
    Health Research Consultant, Health Dialog Analytic Solutions, Portland, ME, USA
    Value Health 11:304-14. 2008
    ..Contrast methods to assess the health effects of a treatment rate change when treatment benefits are heterogeneous across patients. Antibiotic prescribing for children with otitis media (OM) in Iowa Medicaid is the empirical example...
  15. pmc Emergency department utilization patterns among older adults
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    The Iowa City VA Medical Center, Iowa, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:204-9. 2008
    ..We identified 4-year (2 years before and 2 years after the index [baseline] interview) ED use patterns in older adults and the factors associated with them...
  16. ncbi request reprint The role of pharmacy computer systems in preventing medication errors
    Elizabeth A Chrischilles
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (Wash) 42:439-48. 2002
    ..To describe the controversies and review the evidence about computer-aided prospective drug utilization review (PDUR) systems...
  17. pmc Hospital episodes and physician visits: the concordance between self-reports and medicare claims
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    Iowa City VA Health Care System, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Med Care 45:300-7. 2007
    ..Health services use typically is examined using either self-reports or administrative data, but the concordance between the 2 is not well established...
  18. pmc An interpersonal continuity of care measure for Medicare Part B claims analyses
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Iowa, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:S160-8. 2007
    ..This article presents an interpersonal continuity of care measure...
  19. ncbi request reprint Linking clinical variables to health-related quality of life in Parkinson's disease
    Elizabeth A Chrischilles
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 8:199-209. 2002
    ..Identify the point-in-time relationship between Parkinson's disease (PD) signs and symptoms and measures of health-related quality of life (HRQL)...
  20. ncbi request reprint The effect of physician characteristics and their practice environment on surgical referral patterns for early-stage breast cancer in Iowa
    Jessica A Davila
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Med Qual 19:266-73. 2004
    ..Promoting interaction among physicians, particularly among those with different specialties, may increase the diffusion of new behaviors into clinical practice...
  21. pmc Asthma and farm exposures in a cohort of rural Iowa children
    James A Merchant
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:350-6. 2005
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint The concurrent use of anticholinergics and cholinesterase inhibitors: rare event or common practice?
    Ryan M Carnahan
    Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:2082-7. 2004
    ..To measure the prevalence of anticholinergic use cross-sectionally in patients receiving cholinesterase inhibitors and to describe change in use of anticholinergics upon inception of cholinesterase inhibitor treatment...
  23. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of tamsulosin, doxazosin, and terazosin in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Robert L Ohsfeldt
    Department of Health Management and Policy, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 10:412-22. 2004
    ..To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of tamsulosin, doxazosin, or terazosin as initial treatments for moderate benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) over a 3-year time horizon from a health-system-payer perspective...
  24. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the Iowa Medicaid pharmaceutical case management program
    Elizabeth A Chrischilles
    Health Effectiveness Research Center, Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 44:337-49. 2004
    ..To test the effect of pharmaceutical case management (PCM) on medication safety and health care utilization...
  25. ncbi request reprint Extent of services provided by pharmacists in the Iowa Medicaid Pharmaceutical Case Management program
    Barry L Carter
    Division of Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy, Department of Family Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Iowa, lowa City 52242, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (Wash) 43:24-33. 2003
    ....
  26. pmc Was breast conserving surgery underutilized for early stage breast cancer? Instrumental variables evidence for stage II patients from Iowa
    John M Brooks
    Health Effectiveness Research Center, College of Pharmacy and the College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Health Serv Res 38:1385-402. 2003
    ..DATA SOURCES/DATA SETTING: Secondary linked Iowa SEER Cancer Registry--Iowa Hospital Association discharge abstract data for women in Iowa with stage II breast cancer from 1989-1994...
  27. ncbi request reprint Days of prophylactic filgrastim use to reduce febrile neutropenia in patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma treated with chemotherapy
    Shane D Scott
    Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Dr 5974 JPP, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 9:15-21. 2003
    ..s lymphoma (NHL) treated with chemotherapy, but differences in days of therapy and mode (primary or secondary) of prophylaxis may affect clinical outcomes...
  28. ncbi request reprint Heterogeneity and the interpretation of treatment effect estimates from risk adjustment and instrumental variable methods
    John M Brooks
    Program in Pharmaceutical Socioeconomics, College of Pharmacy, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Med Care 45:S123-30. 2007
    ..We demonstrate these contrasts by examining the effect of breast conserving surgery plus irradiation (BCSI) relative to mastectomy on early stage breast cancer (ESBC) survival...
  29. pmc Effect of dialysis center profit-status on patient survival: a comparison of risk-adjustment and instrumental variable approaches
    John M Brooks
    College of Pharmacy, University of Iowa, Program in Pharmaceutical Socioeconomics, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:2267-89. 2006
    ..To compare the estimated effects of dialysis center profit status on patient survival using alternative estimation strategies with retrospective data...
  30. pmc Hip fracture risk among community-dwelling elderly people in the United States: a prospective study of physical, cognitive, and socioeconomic indicators
    Robin Taylor Wilson
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, Pennsylvania State College of Medicine, and the Penn State Cancer Institute, Hershey, PA 17033 0855, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1210-8. 2006
    ..We determined risks of short-term (2-year) hip fracture in a nationally representative, prospective cohort of community-dwelling elderly people 70 years or older...
  31. ncbi request reprint Hospital volume-outcome relationships among medical admissions to ICUs
    Lakshmi Durairaj
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, USA
    Chest 128:1682-9. 2005
    ..Positive relationships between hospital volume and outcomes have been demonstrated for several surgeries and medical conditions. However, little is known about the volume-outcome relationship in patients admitted to medical ICUs...
  32. ncbi request reprint Development of a computer algorithm for defining an active drug list using an automated pharmacy database
    Brian C Lund
    Laureate Psychiatric Research Center, Laureate Psychiatric Clinics and Hospital, 6655 South Yale Avenue, Tulsa, OK 74136, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:802-6. 2003
    ..Such determinations often require the creation of a drug regimen at a particular point in time. The objective of this study was to develop a computer algorithm for defining a cross-sectional active drug list...