Nancy K Hills

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Duration of hospital participation in a nationwide stroke registry is associated with improved quality of care
    Nancy K Hills
    Department of Neurology, Box 0114, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Ave, M 798, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    BMC Neurol 6:20. 2006
  2. pmc Is the NIHSS certification process too lenient?
    Nancy K Hills
    Stroke Sciences Group, Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 27:426-32. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Secondary-prevention drug prescription in the very elderly after ischemic stroke or TIA
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center, Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Neurology 66:313-8. 2006
  4. pmc Recent trauma and acute infection as risk factors for childhood arterial ischemic stroke
    Nancy K Hills
    Department of Neurology, University of California at San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Ann Neurol 72:850-8. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Why are eligible thrombolysis candidates left untreated?
    Nancy K Hills
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0114, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:S210-6. 2006
  6. pmc Risk of first and recurrent stroke in childhood cancer survivors treated with cranial and cervical radiation therapy
    Sabine Mueller
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, California 94148, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 86:643-8. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Detection of atrial fibrillation after stroke and the risk of recurrent stroke
    Hooman Kamel
    Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 21:726-31. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint NIH Stroke Scale reliability in ratings from a large sample of clinicians
    S Andrew Josephson
    Stroke Sciences Group, Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 22:389-95. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Antihypertensive medications prescribed at discharge after an acute ischemic cerebrovascular event
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center, Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Stroke 36:1944-7. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Standardized discharge orders after stroke: results of the quality improvement in stroke prevention (QUISP) cluster randomized trial
    S Claiborne Johnston
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Ann Neurol 67:579-89. 2010

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Publications18

  1. pmc Duration of hospital participation in a nationwide stroke registry is associated with improved quality of care
    Nancy K Hills
    Department of Neurology, Box 0114, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Ave, M 798, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    BMC Neurol 6:20. 2006
    ..Stroke registries have been promoted as a means of increasing use of such interventions, which are currently underutilized...
  2. pmc Is the NIHSS certification process too lenient?
    Nancy K Hills
    Stroke Sciences Group, Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 27:426-32. 2009
    ..We examined the range of possible total NIHSS scores from answers given in certification tests by over 7,000 individual raters who were certified...
  3. ncbi request reprint Secondary-prevention drug prescription in the very elderly after ischemic stroke or TIA
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center, Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Neurology 66:313-8. 2006
    ..An age bias may exist in the prescription of important secondary-preventive therapies in the elderly...
  4. pmc Recent trauma and acute infection as risk factors for childhood arterial ischemic stroke
    Nancy K Hills
    Department of Neurology, University of California at San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Ann Neurol 72:850-8. 2012
    ..Trauma and acute infection have been associated with stroke in adults, and are prevalent exposures in children. We hypothesized that these environmental factors are independently associated with childhood arterial ischemic stroke (AIS)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Why are eligible thrombolysis candidates left untreated?
    Nancy K Hills
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0114, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:S210-6. 2006
    ..This study sought to identify barriers to tissue-type plasminogen activator (tPA) treatment among eligible patients with acute ischemic stroke...
  6. pmc Risk of first and recurrent stroke in childhood cancer survivors treated with cranial and cervical radiation therapy
    Sabine Mueller
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, California 94148, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 86:643-8. 2013
    ..To assess, in a retrospective cohort study, rates and predictors of first and recurrent stroke in patients treated with cranial irradiation (CRT) and/or cervical irradiation at ≤18 years of age...
  7. doi request reprint Detection of atrial fibrillation after stroke and the risk of recurrent stroke
    Hooman Kamel
    Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 21:726-31. 2012
    ..These findings identify a subset of patients at high risk for recurrent stroke and highlight the importance of timely detection of AF in patients with stroke...
  8. ncbi request reprint NIH Stroke Scale reliability in ratings from a large sample of clinicians
    S Andrew Josephson
    Stroke Sciences Group, Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 22:389-95. 2006
    ..To investigate the reliability of the NIHSS in a representative sample of raters, we examined the results of the most frequently used certification examination...
  9. ncbi request reprint Antihypertensive medications prescribed at discharge after an acute ischemic cerebrovascular event
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center, Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Stroke 36:1944-7. 2005
    ..We aimed to evaluate the discharge antihypertensive prescription patterns in patients hospitalized for an ischemic cerebrovascular event and to determine factors associated with treatment utilization...
  10. doi request reprint Standardized discharge orders after stroke: results of the quality improvement in stroke prevention (QUISP) cluster randomized trial
    S Claiborne Johnston
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Ann Neurol 67:579-89. 2010
    ..Proven strategies to reduce risk of stroke recurrence are under-utilized. We sought to evaluate the impact of standardized stroke discharge orders on treatment practices in a cluster-randomized trial...
  11. doi request reprint Trends in usage of alternative antiplatelet therapy after stroke and transient ischemic attack
    Nancy K Hills
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Stroke 39:1228-32. 2008
    ..Because public data on their usage are limited, we examined trends in their prescription after stroke and transient ischemic attack to assess the impact of marketing and trial results...
  12. doi request reprint Neurovascular complications of cocaine use at a tertiary stroke center
    Shahed Toossi
    Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 19:273-8. 2010
    ..We describe a large cohort of patients with cocaine-related stroke to define the pathophysiology and manifestations of cocaine-related neurovascular disease...
  13. pmc Informed consent for innovative surgery: a survey of patients and surgeons
    Susan J Lee Char
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0790, USA
    Surgery 153:473-80. 2013
    ..To provide surgeons with more specific guidance, we wanted to determine what information patients and surgeons consider essential to disclose before an innovative surgical procedure...
  14. pmc Usefulness of B-type natriuretic peptide and N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide as biomarkers for heart failure in young children with single ventricle congenital heart disease
    Alexander Lowenthal
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:866-72. 2012
    ..In conclusion, plasma BNP and NT-proBNP are reliable tests for clinical HF in young children with SV physiology, specifically those with right ventricular morphology, regardless of the stage of palliation...
  15. pmc The effect of decompressive hemicraniectomy on brain temperature after severe brain injury
    Kazuma Nakagawa
    Department of Neurovascular Service, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, M 830, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Neurocrit Care 15:101-6. 2011
    ..Since the skull acts as a potential thermal insulator, we hypothesized that decompressive hemicraniectomy facilitates surface cooling and lowers brain temperature...
  16. doi request reprint Training of goal-directed attention regulation enhances control over neural processing for individuals with brain injury
    Anthony J W Chen
    Veteran s Administration Medical Centre, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Brain 134:1541-54. 2011
    ..These results suggest that enhanced modulatory control over visual processing and a rebalancing of prefrontal functioning may underlie improvements in attention and executive control...
  17. pmc The vascular effects of infection in Pediatric Stroke (VIPS) Study
    Heather J Fullerton
    Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, 94143 0114, USA
    J Child Neurol 26:1101-10. 2011
    ..The analyses will measure association between markers of infection and cerebral arteriopathy and will assess whether cerebral arteriopathy and inflammatory markers predict recurrent stroke...
  18. ncbi request reprint Lipid assessment and treatment patterns in hospitalized TIA and ischemic stroke patients
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Hosp Med 1:214-20. 2006
    ..We aimed to study the frequency and predictors of lipid assessment and discharge utilization of lipid-lowering therapies among patients hospitalized for stroke and TIA...