C R Frei

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Affiliation: University of Texas Health Science Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Empiric guideline-recommended weight-based vancomycin dosing and nephrotoxicity rates in patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: a retrospective cohort study
    Ronald G Hall
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, School of Pharmacy, Dallas, TX, USA
    BMC Pharmacol Toxicol 14:12. 2013
  2. pmc Empiric guideline-recommended weight-based vancomycin dosing and mortality in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: a retrospective cohort study
    Ronald G Hall
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, School of Pharmacy, Dallas, TX, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 12:104. 2012
  3. pmc Effectiveness of compounded bioidentical hormone replacement therapy: an observational cohort study
    Andres D Ruiz
    Pharmacotherapy Education and Research Center, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    BMC Womens Health 11:27. 2011
  4. pmc Black race as a predictor of poor health outcomes among a national cohort of HIV/AIDS patients admitted to US hospitals: a cohort study
    Christine U Oramasionwu
    College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 9:127. 2009
  5. pmc Disparities of care for African-Americans and Caucasians with community-acquired pneumonia: a retrospective cohort study
    Christopher R Frei
    The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:143. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Impact of atypical coverage for patients with community-acquired pneumonia managed on the medical ward: results from the United States Community-Acquired Pneumonia Project
    Christopher R Frei
    College of Pharmacy, University of Texas, Austin, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 23:1167-74. 2003
  7. doi request reprint Retrospective cohort study of hospitalized adults treated with vancomycin or clindamycin for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin infections
    Christopher R Frei
    College of Pharmacy, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78229 3900, USA
    Clin Ther 32:2024-9. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole or clindamycin for community-associated MRSA (CA-MRSA) skin infections
    Christopher R Frei
    College of Pharmacy, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 23:714-9. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Emergence of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin and soft tissue infections as a common cause of hospitalization in United States children
    Christopher R Frei
    The University of Texas at Austin, College of Pharmacy, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 45:1967-74. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Fluoroquinolones in community-acquired pneumonia: guide to selection and appropriate use
    Christopher R Frei
    Pharmacotherapy Division, College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas, Austin, Texas, USA
    Drugs 71:757-70. 2011

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Publications26

  1. pmc Empiric guideline-recommended weight-based vancomycin dosing and nephrotoxicity rates in patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: a retrospective cohort study
    Ronald G Hall
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, School of Pharmacy, Dallas, TX, USA
    BMC Pharmacol Toxicol 14:12. 2013
    ..However, data are currently lacking regarding the effect of guideline-recommended weight-based dosing on nephrotoxicity in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia (MRSAB)...
  2. pmc Empiric guideline-recommended weight-based vancomycin dosing and mortality in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: a retrospective cohort study
    Ronald G Hall
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, School of Pharmacy, Dallas, TX, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 12:104. 2012
    ..No studies have evaluated the effect of guideline-recommended weight-based dosing on in-hospital mortality of patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia...
  3. pmc Effectiveness of compounded bioidentical hormone replacement therapy: an observational cohort study
    Andres D Ruiz
    Pharmacotherapy Education and Research Center, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    BMC Womens Health 11:27. 2011
    ..The objective of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of compounded BHRT provided in six community pharmacies...
  4. pmc Black race as a predictor of poor health outcomes among a national cohort of HIV/AIDS patients admitted to US hospitals: a cohort study
    Christine U Oramasionwu
    College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 9:127. 2009
    ..To investigate the impact of these factors, we compared hospital mortality and length of stay (LOS) between Blacks and Whites with HIV/AIDS while adjusting for differences in these key characteristics...
  5. pmc Disparities of care for African-Americans and Caucasians with community-acquired pneumonia: a retrospective cohort study
    Christopher R Frei
    The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:143. 2010
    ..S. hospitals with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) are more likely than Caucasians to experience prolonged hospital length of stay (LOS), possibly due to either differential treatment decisions or patient characteristics...
  6. ncbi request reprint Impact of atypical coverage for patients with community-acquired pneumonia managed on the medical ward: results from the United States Community-Acquired Pneumonia Project
    Christopher R Frei
    College of Pharmacy, University of Texas, Austin, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 23:1167-74. 2003
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  7. doi request reprint Retrospective cohort study of hospitalized adults treated with vancomycin or clindamycin for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin infections
    Christopher R Frei
    College of Pharmacy, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78229 3900, USA
    Clin Ther 32:2024-9. 2010
    ..Vancomycin alternatives, including clindamycin, have in vitro activity against current strains of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), but clinical evidence of their effectiveness is needed...
  8. doi request reprint Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole or clindamycin for community-associated MRSA (CA-MRSA) skin infections
    Christopher R Frei
    College of Pharmacy, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 23:714-9. 2010
    ..Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) and clindamycin are often used as first-line treatment options, but clinical data are lacking...
  9. doi request reprint Emergence of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin and soft tissue infections as a common cause of hospitalization in United States children
    Christopher R Frei
    The University of Texas at Austin, College of Pharmacy, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 45:1967-74. 2010
    ..Since then, possible risk factors for contracting CA-MRSA have been hypothesized, but supporting studies are limited...
  10. doi request reprint Fluoroquinolones in community-acquired pneumonia: guide to selection and appropriate use
    Christopher R Frei
    Pharmacotherapy Division, College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas, Austin, Texas, USA
    Drugs 71:757-70. 2011
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  11. ncbi request reprint Medical resource utilization among community-acquired pneumonia patients initially treated with levofloxacin 750 mg daily versus ceftriaxone 1000 mg plus azithromycin 500 mg daily: a US-based study
    C R Frei
    University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 25:859-68. 2009
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  12. doi request reprint Pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic modeling to predict in vivo effectiveness of various dosing regimens of piperacillin/tazobactam and piperacillin monotherapy against gram-negative pulmonary isolates from patients managed in intensive care units in 2002
    Christopher R Frei
    Center for the Advancement of Research and Education in Infectious Diseases, The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy and Pharmacotherapy Research and Education Center, Austin, Texas, USA
    Clin Ther 30:2335-41. 2008
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  13. pmc Antimicrobial breakpoints for gram-negative aerobic bacteria based on pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic models with Monte Carlo simulation
    Christopher R Frei
    Center for Advancement of Research and Education in Infectious Diseases, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 61:621-8. 2008
    ..This study describes a comprehensive programme designed to develop pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic (PK-PD) breakpoints for numerous antimicrobial classes against key gram-negative aerobic bacteria...
  14. pmc A clinical pathway for community-acquired pneumonia: an observational cohort study
    Christopher R Frei
    College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station A1900, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 11:188. 2011
    ..We proposed this study to determine the impact of pathway antibiotics on patient survival, hospital length of stay (LOS), and total hospital cost...
  15. ncbi request reprint Monotherapy versus combination antibiotic therapy for patients with bacteremic Streptococcus pneumoniae community-acquired pneumonia
    R Chokshi
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78284, USA
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 26:447-51. 2007
    ..Randomized controlled trials are needed to determine what is the optimal empiric antimicrobial regime for patients with community-acquired pneumonia...
  16. ncbi request reprint Continuous infusion beta-lactams for intensive care unit pulmonary infections
    C R Frei
    College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA
    Clin Microbiol Infect 11:418-21. 2005
    ..Beta-lactams are unlikely to achieve pharmacodynamic targets against Pseudomonas aeruginosa or Acinetobacter baumannii when administered as monotherapy...
  17. doi request reprint Guideline-concordant antibiotic use and survival among patients with community-acquired pneumonia admitted to the intensive care unit
    Christopher R Frei
    University of Texas at Austin, College of Pharmacy, Austin, Texas, USA
    Clin Ther 32:293-9. 2010
    ..This study evaluated the survival benefit of US community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) practice guidelines in the intensive care unit (ICU) setting...
  18. ncbi request reprint The contribution of pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic modelling with Monte Carlo simulation to the development of susceptibility breakpoints for Neisseria meningitidis
    D S Burgess
    College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA
    Clin Microbiol Infect 13:33-9. 2007
    ..Proposed PK-PD breakpoints applicable to CSF were: penicillin and cefotaxime, 0.06 mg/L; rifampicin, 0.125 mg/L; ceftriaxone, meropenem and trimethoprim-sulphamethoxazole, 0.25 mg/L; ampicillin, 0.5 mg/L; and chloramphenicol, 1 mg/L...
  19. doi request reprint Guideline-concordant therapy and outcomes in healthcare-associated pneumonia
    R T Attridge
    Feik School of Pharmacy, University of the Incarnate Word, School of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Eur Respir J 38:878-87. 2011
    ..12, 95% CI 1.82-2.48) in the propensity score analysis. In nonsevere HCAP patients, GC-HCAP therapy is not associated with improved survival compared with GC-CAP therapy...
  20. ncbi request reprint Influence of culture site-specific MIC distributions on the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic properties of piperacillin/tazobactam and piperacillin: a data analysis
    Christopher R Frei
    College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas, Austin, Texas, USA
    Clin Ther 28:1035-40. 2006
    ..This lack of stratification might be problematic if susceptibility patterns differ among sites and might lead to differences in PK-PD...
  21. ncbi request reprint Pharmacodynamic modeling of carbapenems and fluoroquinolones against bacteria that produce extended-spectrum beta-lactamases
    Leticia R Moczygemba
    College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas at Austin, USA
    Clin Ther 26:1800-7. 2004
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  22. doi request reprint Health economics of use fluoroquinolones to treat patients with community-acquired pneumonia
    Marcos I Restrepo
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Am J Med 123:S39-46. 2010
    ..In this review, we focus on the empiric antibiotic choices and associated costs of treatment for hospitalized patients with CAP, focusing on the use of fluoroquinolone therapy as recommended by the CAP guidelines...
  23. ncbi request reprint Comparison of beta-lactam regimens for the treatment of gram-negative pulmonary infections in the intensive care unit based on pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics
    David S Burgess
    College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station Stop A1900, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 56:893-8. 2005
    ..This study utilized pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics to compare beta-lactam regimens for the empirical and definitive treatment of gram-negative pulmonary infections in the ICU...
  24. ncbi request reprint Pharmacodynamics of intermittent and continuous infusion piperacillin/tazobactam and cefepime against extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing organisms
    Alicia M Reese
    Division of Pharmacotherapy, College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 26:114-9. 2005
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  25. ncbi request reprint Impact of guideline-concordant empiric antibiotic therapy in community-acquired pneumonia
    Christopher R Frei
    University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy, Austin, Tex, USA
    Am J Med 119:865-71. 2006
    ..We evaluated the impact of guideline-concordant empiric antibiotic therapy on time to clinical stability, time to switch therapy, length of hospital stay, and mortality among patients with community-acquired pneumonia...
  26. ncbi request reprint Pharmacodynamic analysis of ceftriaxone, gatifloxacin,and levofloxacin against Streptococcus pneumoniae with the use of Monte Carlo simulation
    Christopher R Frei
    College of Pharmacy, University of Texas, Austin, Texas, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 25:1161-7. 2005
    ..To evaluate the pharmacodynamics of four intravenous antimicrobial regimens-ceftriaxone 1 g, gatifloxacin 400 mg, levofloxacin 500 mg, and levofloxacin 750 mg, each every 24 hours-against recent Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates...