L R Harrold

Summary

Affiliation: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Incidence of Churg-Strauss syndrome in asthma drug users: a population-based perspective
    Leslie R Harrold
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School and Fallon Foundation, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Rheumatol 32:1076-80. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Asthma drug use and the development of Churg-Strauss syndrome (CSS)
    Leslie R Harrold
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Fallon Clinic and Fallon Community Health Plan, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 16:620-6. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Identification of patients with Churg-Strauss syndrome (CSS) using automated data
    Leslie R Harrold
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, The University of Massachusetts Medical School and the Fallon Healthcare System, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 13:661-7. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Validity of gout diagnoses in administrative data
    Leslie R Harrold
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Fallon Foundation, and Fallon Community Health Plan, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 57:103-8. 2007
  5. pmc Narrowing gender differences in procedure use for acute myocardial infarction: insights from the Worcester heart attack study
    Leslie R Harrold
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:423-31. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Physician attitudes concerning anticoagulation services in the long-term care setting
    Leslie R Harrold
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, The University of Massachusetts Medical School and the Fallon Healthcare System, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 14:59-64. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Understanding the role of sex differences in work injuries: implications for primary care practice
    Leslie R Harrold
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 30:36-43. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Polyarteritis nodosa presenting as pancytopenia: case report and review of the literature
    Leslie R Harrold
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Rheumatol Int 28:1049-51. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Challenges of estimating health service utilization for osteoarthritis patients on a population level
    Leslie R Harrold
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, Fallon Healthcare System and University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01605, USA
    J Rheumatol 29:1931-6. 2002
  10. pmc Sex differences in gout epidemiology: evaluation and treatment
    L R Harrold
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 65:1368-72. 2006

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Incidence of Churg-Strauss syndrome in asthma drug users: a population-based perspective
    Leslie R Harrold
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School and Fallon Foundation, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Rheumatol 32:1076-80. 2005
    ..To estimate the incidence of Churg-Strauss syndrome (CSS) among a large population of asthma drug users...
  2. ncbi request reprint Asthma drug use and the development of Churg-Strauss syndrome (CSS)
    Leslie R Harrold
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Fallon Clinic and Fallon Community Health Plan, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 16:620-6. 2007
    ..Using pooled data from two nested case-control studies, we examined the association between asthma drug use and the development of CSS...
  3. ncbi request reprint Identification of patients with Churg-Strauss syndrome (CSS) using automated data
    Leslie R Harrold
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, The University of Massachusetts Medical School and the Fallon Healthcare System, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 13:661-7. 2004
    ..Our aim was to identify individuals with Churg-Strauss syndrome (CSS) among asthma drug users, based on patterns of diagnostic and procedural codes (termed 'algorithms') contained in automated claims data...
  4. ncbi request reprint Validity of gout diagnoses in administrative data
    Leslie R Harrold
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Fallon Foundation, and Fallon Community Health Plan, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 57:103-8. 2007
    ..To determine the utility of using administrative data for epidemiologic studies of gout by examining the validity of gout diagnoses in claims data...
  5. pmc Narrowing gender differences in procedure use for acute myocardial infarction: insights from the Worcester heart attack study
    Leslie R Harrold
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:423-31. 2003
    ..To examine age-specific gender differences and trends over time in the management of patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Physician attitudes concerning anticoagulation services in the long-term care setting
    Leslie R Harrold
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, The University of Massachusetts Medical School and the Fallon Healthcare System, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 14:59-64. 2002
    ..Even less is known about physician attitudes regarding these services. To examine this issue, we surveyed physicians caring for nursing home residents in a sample of long-term care facilities located in Connecticut...
  7. ncbi request reprint Understanding the role of sex differences in work injuries: implications for primary care practice
    Leslie R Harrold
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 30:36-43. 2008
    ..Primary care physicians care for work-injured women and men, yet there is little information on sex differences in outcomes and factors contributing to post-injury outcomes to guide their evaluation and recommendations...
  8. doi request reprint Polyarteritis nodosa presenting as pancytopenia: case report and review of the literature
    Leslie R Harrold
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Rheumatol Int 28:1049-51. 2008
    ..In addition to describing the patient's presentation and clinical course, a systematic review of the literature was performed examining the association between hematologic conditions, including RHS, and PAN...
  9. ncbi request reprint Challenges of estimating health service utilization for osteoarthritis patients on a population level
    Leslie R Harrold
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, Fallon Healthcare System and University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01605, USA
    J Rheumatol 29:1931-6. 2002
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  10. pmc Sex differences in gout epidemiology: evaluation and treatment
    L R Harrold
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 65:1368-72. 2006
    ..Little is known about the characteristics, evaluation and treatment of women with gout...
  11. ncbi request reprint Prevention of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis: experience in a managed care setting
    R A Yood
    Division of Rheumatology, Fallon Clinic, Meyers Primary Care Institute, Fallon Healthcare Systems, 135 Gold Star Blvd, Worcester, MA 01606, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:1322-7. 2001
    ..Efforts should be made to reduce barriers to such treatment and increase the proportion of patients given preventive therapy...
  12. ncbi request reprint The diffusion of a novel therapy into clinical practice: the case of sildenafil
    L R Harrold
    Department of Medicine, UMass Memorial Health Care, 55 Lake Ave N, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:3401-5. 2000
    ..Erectile dysfunction is a common condition, yet in the past most affected men did not seek medical treatment...
  13. pmc The dynamics of chronic gout treatment: medication gaps and return to therapy
    Leslie R Harrold
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, Worcester, Mass, USA
    Am J Med 123:54-9. 2010
    ..To identify gaps in therapy with urate-lowering drugs for the treatment of gout as well as factors associated with resuming therapy...
  14. doi request reprint Identification of patients with arthritis and arthritis-related functional limitation using administrative data
    Leslie R Harrold
    Meyer Primary Care Institute and University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 14:487-97. 2008
    ..To develop algorithms on the basis of administrative data to identify patients with arthritis and arthritis-related functional limitation (AFL)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Age and sex differences in the treatment of patients with initial acute myocardial infarction: a community-wide perspective
    Leslie R Harrold
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Mass 01655, USA
    Cardiology 99:39-46. 2003
    ..The objectives of our study were to determine whether women are treated differently than men and whether age acts as a potential effect modifier of any observed associations...
  16. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for adverse drug events among older adults in the ambulatory setting
    Terry S Field
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01605, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1349-54. 2004
    ..To gather information on patient-level factors associated with risk of adverse drug events (ADEs) that may allow focus of prevention efforts on patients at high risk...
  17. pmc Adherence with urate-lowering therapies for the treatment of gout
    Leslie R Harrold
    Department of Medicine, The Meyers Primary Care Institute, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R46. 2009
    ..Adherence to urate-lowering drugs (ULDs) has not been well evaluated among those with gout. Our aim was to assess the level and determinants of non-adherence with ULDs prescribed for gout...
  18. ncbi request reprint Incidence and preventability of adverse drug events among older persons in the ambulatory setting
    Jerry H Gurwitz
    Meyers Primary Care Institute and the University of Massachusetts Medical School, 630 Plantation St, Worcester, Mass 01605, USA
    JAMA 289:1107-16. 2003
    ..Adverse drug events, especially those that may be preventable, are among the most serious concerns about medication use in older persons cared for in the ambulatory clinical setting...
  19. ncbi request reprint The safety of warfarin therapy in the nursing home setting
    Jerry H Gurwitz
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Fallon Clinic Foundation, and Fallon Community Health Plan, Worcester, Mass 01605, USA
    Am J Med 120:539-44. 2007
    ..We examined the preventability of adverse warfarin-related events and potential adverse warfarin-related events ("near misses") in the nursing home setting...
  20. ncbi request reprint The incidence of adverse drug events in two large academic long-term care facilities
    Jerry H Gurwitz
    The Meyers Primary Care Institute, Fallon Foundation, and University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01605, USA
    Am J Med 118:251-8. 2005
    ..To assess the incidence of and risk factors for adverse drug events in the long-term care setting...
  21. doi request reprint Effect of computerized provider order entry with clinical decision support on adverse drug events in the long-term care setting
    Jerry H Gurwitz
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Fallon Clinic, and Fallon Community Health Plan, Worcester, Massachusetts 01605, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:2225-33. 2008
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of computerized provider order entry with clinical decision support for preventing adverse drug events in long-term care...
  22. ncbi request reprint Validation of a surveillance case definition for arthritis
    Jeffrey J Sacks
    Division of Adult and Community Health DACH, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion NCCDPHP, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Rheumatol 32:340-7. 2005
    ..To assess whether self-reports of chronic joint symptoms or doctor-diagnosed arthritis can validly identify persons with clinically verifiable arthritis...
  23. ncbi request reprint The effect of web-based, personalized, osteoarthritis quality improvement feedback on patient satisfaction with osteoarthritis care
    Christopher N Sciamanna
    Department of Health Policy, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Am J Med Qual 20:127-37. 2005
    ..7%), and most would recommend it to others (94.3%). Overall, the Web site is well accepted and has no negative effect on patients' satisfaction with their osteo-arthritis care...

Research Grants2

  1. Assessing and Improving Arthritis Medication Adherence: Gout as a Model
    Leslie Harrold; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Lastly, an educational and elephone counseling intervention designed to promote adherence with ULDs will be developed and pilot ested. This work will provide critical experience and pilot data for a subsequent R01 application. ..