Janet K Freburger

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. doi request reprint Changing patterns of anemia management in US hemodialysis patients
    Janet K Freburger
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Am J Med 125:906-14.e9. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Delivery of physical therapy in the acute care setting: a population-based study
    Janet K Freburger
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research and Institute on Aging, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 725 Airport Rd, CB 7590, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Phys Ther 92:251-65. 2012
  4. pmc Disparities in post-acute rehabilitation care for joint replacement
    Janet K Freburger
    Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Universityof North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 725 Martin LutherKing, Jr Boulevard, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:1020-30. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Disparities in postacute rehabilitation care for stroke: an analysis of the state inpatient databases
    Janet K Freburger
    Cecil G Sheps Center for HealthServices Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 725 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:1220-9. 2011
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint The use of federal and state databases to conduct health services research related to physical and occupational therapy
    Janet K Freburger
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Division of Physical Therapy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:837-45. 2002
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Physical therapy use by community-based older people
    Janet K Freburger
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Sciences Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Phys Ther 85:19-33. 2005

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. 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...
  2. doi request reprint Changing patterns of anemia management in US hemodialysis patients
    Janet K Freburger
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Am J Med 125:906-14.e9. 2012
    ..Recent clinical and policy-related events have challenged this traditional paradigm, particularly in regard to erythropoiesis-stimulating agents. Less is known about the impact of these events on intravenous iron use...
  3. doi request reprint Delivery of physical therapy in the acute care setting: a population-based study
    Janet K Freburger
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research and Institute on Aging, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 725 Airport Rd, CB 7590, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Phys Ther 92:251-65. 2012
    ..Population-based studies on physical therapy use in acute care are lacking...
  4. pmc Disparities in post-acute rehabilitation care for joint replacement
    Janet K Freburger
    Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Universityof North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 725 Martin LutherKing, Jr Boulevard, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:1020-30. 2011
    ..To determine the extent to which demographic and geographic disparities exist in the use of post-acute rehabilitation care (PARC) for joint replacement...
  5. doi request reprint Disparities in postacute rehabilitation care for stroke: an analysis of the state inpatient databases
    Janet K Freburger
    Cecil G Sheps Center for HealthServices Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 725 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:1220-9. 2011
    ..To determine the extent to which sociodemographic and geographic disparities exist in the use of postacute rehabilitation care (PARC) after stroke...
  6. 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
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint The use of federal and state databases to conduct health services research related to physical and occupational therapy
    Janet K Freburger
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Division of Physical Therapy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:837-45. 2002
    ..To describe the characteristics of a number of secondary databases that have the potential to answer questions related to the use of, access to, and effectiveness of physical therapy (PT) and occupational therapy (OT)...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Physical therapy use by community-based older people
    Janet K Freburger
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Sciences Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Phys Ther 85:19-33. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify factors associated with physical therapy use by community-based older people...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  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. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. doi request reprint The comparative short-term effectiveness of iron dosing and formulations in US hemodialysis patients
    Abhijit V Kshirsagar
    University of North Carolina Kidney Center, UNC School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7155, USA
    Am J Med 126:541.e1-541.e14. 2013
    ..Intravenous iron is used widely in hemodialysis, yet there are limited data on the effectiveness of contemporary dosing strategies or formulation type...
  17. pmc Infection risk with bolus versus maintenance iron supplementation in hemodialysis patients
    M Alan Brookhart
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 24:1151-8. 2013
    ..These results suggest that maintenance iron supplementation may result in fewer infections than bolus dosing, particularly among patients with a catheter...
  18. pmc Decomposing racial and ethnic disparities in the use of postacute rehabilitation care
    George M Holmes
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Health Serv Res 47:1158-78. 2012
    ..To determine the degree to which racial and ethnic disparities in the use of postacute rehabilitation care (PARC) are explained by observed characteristics...
  19. 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Use of the Trust in Physician Scale in patients with rheumatic disease: psychometric properties and correlates of trust in the rheumatologist
    Janet K Freburger
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7590, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 49:51-8. 2003
    ..To assess the psychometric properties of the Trust in Physician Scale and to identify variables associated with patients' trust in their rheumatologist...
  21. 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...
  22. doi request reprint What does the clinical doctorate in physical therapy mean for rural communities?
    Jennifer King
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Physiother Res Int 15:24-34. 2010
    ..The study objectives were to explore the early impact of the DPT on the supply and quality of physical therapy care in rural areas and to identify issues for future research...
  23. pmc Postacute rehabilitation care for hip fracture: who gets the most care?
    Janet K Freburger
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1929-35. 2012
    ..To determine the extent to which demographic and geographic disparities exist in postacute rehabilitation care (PARC) use after hip fracture...
  24. doi request reprint Medical skepticism and the use of complementary and alternative health care providers by patients followed by rheumatologists
    Leigh F Callahan
    Thurston Arthritis Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7280, USA
    J Clin Rheumatol 14:143-7. 2008
    ..Our understanding of the determinants of use of complementary and alternative (CAM) providers is limited, especially in regard to medical skepticism (ie, doubt in the ability of conventional medical care to appreciably alter health status)...
  25. doi request reprint The influence of rural versus urban residence on utilization and receipt of care for chronic low back pain
    Adam P Goode
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC 27707, USA
    J Rural Health 29:205-14. 2013
    ....
  26. 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
    ....