P Katz

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Sex differences in assessment of obesity in rheumatoid arthritis
    Patricia P Katz
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 65:62-70. 2013
  2. pmc Physical activity, obesity, and cognitive impairment among women with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Patricia Katz
    University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 64:502-10. 2012
  3. pmc Body composition and functional limitation in COPD
    Mark D Eisner
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Respir Res 8:7. 2007
  4. pmc An integrated model of environmental factors in adult asthma lung function and disease severity: a cross-sectional study
    Laura Trupin
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Environ Health 9:24. 2010
  5. pmc Directly measured secondhand smoke exposure and COPD health outcomes
    Mark D Eisner
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, UCSF Box 0924, San Francisco, CA 94113 0924, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 6:12. 2006
  6. pmc Provision of preventive health care in systemic lupus erythematosus: data from a large observational cohort study
    Jinoos Yazdany
    Division of Rheumatology, University of California, San Francisco, and General Clinical Research Center, Moffit Hospital, UCSF Box 0920, San Francisco, CA 94143 0920, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 12:R84. 2010
  7. pmc Onset of depressive symptoms among adults with asthma: results from a longitudinal observational cohort
    Patricia P Katz
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0936, USA
    Prim Care Respir J 19:223-30. 2010
  8. pmc Disability in valued life activities among individuals with COPD and other respiratory conditions
    Patricia P Katz
    University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California St, Ste 270, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 30:126-36. 2010
  9. pmc Prevalence and predictors of disability in valued life activities among individuals with rheumatoid arthritis
    P P Katz
    University of California, San Franciso, Department of Medicine, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 65:763-9. 2006
  10. pmc The impact of disability on depression among individuals with COPD
    Patricia P Katz
    University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California St, Ste 270, San Francisco, CA 94143 0920, USA
    Chest 137:838-45. 2010

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  1. pmc Sex differences in assessment of obesity in rheumatoid arthritis
    Patricia P Katz
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 65:62-70. 2013
    ..To determine the prevalence of obesity and how accurately standard anthropometric measures identify obesity among men and women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  2. pmc Physical activity, obesity, and cognitive impairment among women with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Patricia Katz
    University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 64:502-10. 2012
    ..To examine relationships of obesity and physical inactivity to cognitive impairment in women with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)...
  3. pmc Body composition and functional limitation in COPD
    Mark D Eisner
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Respir Res 8:7. 2007
    ..Low body mass index has been associated with increased mortality in severe COPD. The impact of body composition earlier in the disease remains unclear. We studied the impact of body composition on the risk of functional limitation in COPD...
  4. pmc An integrated model of environmental factors in adult asthma lung function and disease severity: a cross-sectional study
    Laura Trupin
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Environ Health 9:24. 2010
    ..We sought to evaluate the contribution of combined social and physical environmental exposures to adult asthma lung function and disease severity...
  5. pmc Directly measured secondhand smoke exposure and COPD health outcomes
    Mark D Eisner
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, UCSF Box 0924, San Francisco, CA 94113 0924, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 6:12. 2006
    ..Despite the importance of this question, the impact of SHS exposure on COPD health outcomes remains unknown...
  6. pmc Provision of preventive health care in systemic lupus erythematosus: data from a large observational cohort study
    Jinoos Yazdany
    Division of Rheumatology, University of California, San Francisco, and General Clinical Research Center, Moffit Hospital, UCSF Box 0920, San Francisco, CA 94143 0920, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 12:R84. 2010
    ..We compared the receipt of these services in SLE to the general population, and identified subgroups of patients who were less likely to receive these services...
  7. pmc Onset of depressive symptoms among adults with asthma: results from a longitudinal observational cohort
    Patricia P Katz
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0936, USA
    Prim Care Respir J 19:223-30. 2010
    ..The study goal was to identify risk factors for depression onset among a community-based sample of adults with asthma...
  8. pmc Disability in valued life activities among individuals with COPD and other respiratory conditions
    Patricia P Katz
    University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California St, Ste 270, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 30:126-36. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to delineate the effect of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) on a broad range of valued life activities (VLAs) and make comparisons to effects of other airways conditions...
  9. pmc Prevalence and predictors of disability in valued life activities among individuals with rheumatoid arthritis
    P P Katz
    University of California, San Franciso, Department of Medicine, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 65:763-9. 2006
    ..To identify the prevalence of disability in a wide range of life activities and identify factors associated with such disability using the Verbrugge and Jette disablement model as a framework...
  10. pmc The impact of disability on depression among individuals with COPD
    Patricia P Katz
    University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California St, Ste 270, San Francisco, CA 94143 0920, USA
    Chest 137:838-45. 2010
    ..Both disability and depression are common in COPD, but limited information is available on the time-ordered relationship between increases in disability and depression onset...
  11. ncbi request reprint Childbearing decisions and family size among women with rheumatoid arthritis
    Patricia P Katz
    The Arthritis Research Group and the Rosalind Russell Arthritis Center, University of California San Francisco, Box 0920, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 55:217-23. 2006
    ..To estimate childbearing trends relative to age and stage of family development and to report on childbearing decisions among women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  12. pmc Time use patterns among women with rheumatoid arthritis: association with functional limitations and psychological status
    P Katz
    Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0920, USA
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 46:490-5. 2007
    ..e. time needed for obligatory activities would conflict with time needed for productive and free-time activities) and (ii) time use imbalances would be associated with psychological distress...
  13. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in the use of complementary and alternative medicine in patients with arthritis
    Patricia Katz
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0920, USA
    J Clin Rheumatol 13:3-11. 2007
    ..To examine use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) by individuals with osteoarthritis (OA) from 4 ethnic groups, differences in CAM use among groups, and correlates of CAM use...
  14. pmc Use of accommodations for valued life activities: prevalence and effects on disability scores
    Patricia P Katz
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0920, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 57:730-7. 2007
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  15. pmc Valued life activity disability played a significant role in self-rated health among adults with chronic health conditions
    Patricia Katz
    University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 270, San Francisco, CA 94143 0920, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:158-66. 2009
    ..We examined the role of valued life activities (VLAs), the wide range of activities deemed to be important to individuals, in SRH assessments...
  16. pmc Subclinical disability in valued life activities among individuals with rheumatoid arthritis
    Patricia Katz
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0920, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1416-23. 2008
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  17. pmc Costs of infertility treatment: results from an 18-month prospective cohort study
    Patricia Katz
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0920, USA
    Fertil Steril 95:915-21. 2011
    ..To examine resource use (costs) by women presenting for infertility evaluation and treatment over 18 months, regardless of treatment pursued...
  18. pmc Development and validation of a short form of the valued life activities disability questionnaire for rheumatoid arthritis
    Patricia P Katz
    University of California, San Francisco 94143 0920, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:1664-71. 2011
    ..To develop and validate a shortened version of the Valued Life Activities disability and accommodations scale (VLA) for individuals with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  19. pmc Impact of obesity on functioning among women with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Patricia Katz
    Arthritis Research Group, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:1357-64. 2011
    ..The nature of the relationship between obesity and disability in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), a condition with a high background rate of disability, is unknown...
  20. pmc Disability in valued life activities among individuals with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Patricia Katz
    Arthritis Research Group, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0920, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:465-73. 2008
    ..To identify the prevalence of disability in a wide range of valued life activities (VLAs) among individuals with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), 1-year changes in such disability, and predictors of and changes in VLA disability...
  21. pmc The role of physical inactivity in increasing disability among older adults with obstructive airway disease
    Patricia Katz
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 31:193-7. 2011
    ..We examined the relationship of physical inactivity to disability progression over a 1-year period among a group of older adults with OLD...
  22. pmc Patient-reported outcomes following biologic therapy in a sample of adults with rheumatoid arthritis recruited from community-based rheumatologists
    Patricia Katz
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 61:593-9. 2009
    ..To examine self-reported symptoms and functioning in a community-based sample of persons with rheumatoid arthritis who did and did not initiate treatment with biologic agents...
  23. pmc Obesity and its measurement in a community-based sample of women with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Patricia Katz
    Arthritis Research Group, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0920, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:261-8. 2011
    ..To determine the prevalence of obesity and evaluate how accurately standard anthropometric measures identify obesity among women with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)...
  24. pmc Socioeconomic determinants of disability and depression in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    M Margaretten
    Arthritis Research Group, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:240-6. 2011
    ..To examine the relationship between functional limitation, socioeconomic inequality, and depression in a diverse cohort of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  25. pmc Predictors of depression in a multiethnic cohort of patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    M Margaretten
    Arthritis Research Group, University of California, San Francisco, 3300 California Street, Suite 270, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 61:1586-91. 2009
    ..Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who experience depression have worse health outcomes. This study identifies predictors of depression in an ethnically and racially diverse population of patients with RA...
  26. pmc Factors associated with intern fatigue
    Lindsay D Friesen
    Department of Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1981-6. 2008
    ..Prior data suggest that fatigue adversely affects patient safety and resident well-being. ACGME duty hour limitations were intended, in part, to reduce resident fatigue, but the factors that affect intern fatigue are unknown...
  27. ncbi request reprint Impact of social support on valued activity disability and depressive symptoms in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Alyson Neugebauer
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0920, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 51:586-92. 2004
    ..Instrumental support was expected to affect VLA disability; emotional support was expected to be associated with depressive symptoms and moderate the impact of VLA disability on depressive symptoms...
  28. ncbi request reprint The influence of perceived control of asthma on health outcomes
    Carolyn S Calfee
    Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Chest 130:1312-8. 2006
    ..Psychosocial factors play an important role in outcomes of asthma. Perceived control, a measure of patients' beliefs about their ability to control their disease, has not been studied in association with asthma health outcomes..
  29. ncbi request reprint Leukotriene modifier use and asthma severity: how is a new medication being used by adults with asthma?
    Laurie Snyder
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 94117, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:617-22. 2004
    ..Because milder asthma is usually controllable with more familiar medications, we hypothesized that adults with asthma would receive leukotriene modifiers for more severe disease...
  30. pmc Measurement of COPD severity using a survey-based score: validation in a clinically and physiologically characterized cohort
    Mark D Eisner
    University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Ave, M 1097, San Francisco, CA 94143 0111, USA
    Chest 137:846-51. 2010
    ..In this study, we aimed to further validate the severity score in a different COPD cohort and using a combination of patient-reported and objective physiologic measurements...
  31. pmc The impact of SHS exposure on health status and exacerbations among patients with COPD
    Mark D Eisner
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0111, USA
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 4:169-76. 2009
    ..18 and HR 1.40; 95% CI 0.94 to 2.10, respectively). In conclusion, SHS was associated with poorer health status and a greater risk of COPD exacerbation. COPD patients may comprise a vulnerable population for the health effects of SHS...
  32. pmc The role of neighborhood and individual socioeconomic status in outcomes of systemic lupus erythematosus
    Laura Trupin
    Department of Medicine, Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0920, USA
    J Rheumatol 35:1782-8. 2008
    ..To determine if neighborhood socioeconomic status (SES) is independently related to physical and mental health outcomes in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)...
  33. pmc The COPD severity score: a dynamic prediction tool for health-care utilization
    Theodore A Omachi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0111, USA
    COPD 5:339-46. 2008
    ..This severity score may be used to adjust for disease severity or to identify high-risk populations...
  34. pmc The use of complementary and alternative fertility treatment in couples seeking fertility care: data from a prospective cohort in the United States
    James F Smith
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 1695, USA
    Fertil Steril 93:2169-74. 2010
    ..To determine the prevalence of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among couples seeking fertility care and to identify the predictors of CAM use in this population...
  35. pmc Exposure to traffic: lung function and health status in adults with asthma
    John R Balmes
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif 94143 0843, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 123:626-31. 2009
    ..Exposure to traffic has been associated with asthma outcomes in children, but its effect on asthma in adults has not been well studied...
  36. pmc Socioeconomic gradients in tiotropium use among adults with COPD
    Paul D Blanc
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0924, USA
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 3:483-90. 2008
    ..Inequalities in the use of new medications may contribute to health disparities. We analyzed socioeconomic gradients in the use of tiotropium for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  37. pmc Perceived negative consequences of donor gametes from male and female members of infertile couples
    Michael L Eisenberg
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0738, USA
    Fertil Steril 94:921-6. 2010
    ..To determine the views toward donor sperm and eggs of both men and women. The use of donor sperm or ova becomes an option for some infertile couples...
  38. pmc Cardiovascular and disease-related predictors of depression in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Laura J Julian
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 270, San Francisco, CA 94143 0920, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:542-9. 2011
    ..In this study, history of cardiovascular events, cardiovascular risk factors, and SLE disease-related factors were evaluated as longitudinal predictors of depression in a large cohort of patients with SLE...
  39. pmc Screening for depression in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Laura J Julian
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, CA 94143 0920, USA
    COPD 6:452-8. 2009
    ..These results suggest that mood disorders are relatively common among persons with COPD. The GDS-15 is a useful screening measure to identify patients at risk for depression...
  40. pmc Development of disability in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: beyond lung function
    Mark D Eisner
    University of California, San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, M1097, San Francisco, CA 94143 0111, USA
    Thorax 66:108-14. 2011
    ..COPD is a major cause of disability, but little is known about how disability develops in this condition...
  41. pmc The COPD Helplessness Index: a new tool to measure factors affecting patient self-management
    Theodore A Omachi
    University of California, San Francisco, Box 0111, 505 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94143 0111, USA
    Chest 137:823-30. 2010
    ..Psychologic factors affect how patients with COPD respond to attempts to improve their self-management skills. Learned helplessness may be one such factor, but there is no validated measure of helplessness in COPD...
  42. doi request reprint Impact of duty-hour restriction on resident inpatient teaching
    Lindsay A Mazotti
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0131, USA
    J Hosp Med 4:476-80. 2009
    ..The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) duty-hour restrictions (DHR) likely impacted aspects of resident teaching, well-being, and patient care practices that affect the duties of academic hospitalists...
  43. pmc Depression and health-related quality of life in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Theodore A Omachi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0111, USA
    Am J Med 122:778.e9-15. 2009
    ..Furthermore, we have an incomplete understanding of how much depression versus respiratory factors contributes to poor health-related quality of life...
  44. pmc Influence of anxiety on health outcomes in COPD
    Mark D Eisner
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0111, USA
    Thorax 65:229-34. 2010
    ..To better define the role of anxiety in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a study was conducted of the inter-relations between anxiety and COPD in a large cohort of subjects with COPD and a matched control group...
  45. pmc Sexual, marital, and social impact of a man's perceived infertility diagnosis
    James F Smith
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Sex Med 6:2505-15. 2009
    ..Male factor infertility is a relatively common problem. This diagnosis may increase sexual, marital, and relationship strain in male partners of infertile couples...
  46. pmc Further exploration of the links between occupational exposure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Paul D Blanc
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0924, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:804-10. 2009
    ..To examine occupational risk for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)...
  47. pmc Respiratory and skeletal muscle strength in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: impact on exercise capacity and lower extremity function
    Jonathan Singer
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy, and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 31:111-9. 2011
    ..We sought to quantify the impact of respiratory muscle and lower extremity strength on exercise capacity and lower extremity function (LEF) in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  48. pmc Predictors of not pursuing infertility treatment after an infertility diagnosis: examination of a prospective U.S. cohort
    Michael L Eisenberg
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0738, USA
    Fertil Steril 94:2369-71. 2010
    ..Although age, education, and financial concerns remain important for patients in choosing whether to pursue infertility treatment, depressive symptoms may also be a barrier to achieving reproductive goals...
  49. pmc Patterns of psychosocial risk and long-term outcomes in rheumatoid arthritis
    Anne Morris
    Arthritis Research Group, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Psychol Health Med 13:529-44. 2008
    ..9%, incremental = 1.5%). Thus, psychosocial risk factors are more closely linked to depressive symptoms and function over time. Global pain and utilization appear to be more closely related to disease factors...
  50. pmc Risk factors for death in adults with severe asthma
    Theodore A Omachi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0111, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 101:130-6. 2008
    ..Mortality risk in adult asthma is poorly understood, especially the interplay among race, disease severity, and health care access...
  51. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a survey-based COPD severity score
    Mark D Eisner
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 350 Parnassus Ave, Ste 609, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    Chest 127:1890-7. 2005
    ..To develop a comprehensive disease-specific COPD severity instrument for survey-based epidemiologic research...
  52. ncbi request reprint Impact of managed care on the use of biologic agents for rheumatoid arthritis
    Edward H Yelin
    Rosalind Russell Medical Research Center for Arthritis, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0920, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 53:423-30. 2005
    ..To compare the use of biologic agents among persons with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in managed care and fee-for-service settings...
  53. ncbi request reprint Impact of exogenous glucocorticoid use on salivary cortisol measurements among adults with asthma and rhinitis
    Umesh Masharani
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 94143 1222, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 30:744-52. 2005
    ....
  54. pmc Lifetime environmental tobacco smoke exposure and the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Mark D Eisner
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, UCSF Box 0924, CA 94113 0924, USA
    Environ Health 4:7. 2005
    ..Although ETS exposure appears to cause asthma in children and adults, its role in causing COPD has received limited attention in epidemiologic studies...
  55. ncbi request reprint Impact of the home indoor environment on adult asthma and rhinitis
    Paul D Blanc
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:362-72. 2005
    ..We sought to study the combined effects of multiple home indoor environmental exposures in adult asthma and rhinitis...
  56. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in adult rhinitis: the role of perceived control of disease
    Hubert Chen
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0924, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 114:845-50. 2004
    ..Factors affecting health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in adult rhinitis have not been well described...
  57. ncbi request reprint Performance of valued life activities reflected asthma-specific quality of life more than general physical function
    Patricia P Katz
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 350 Parnassus Ave, Suite 609, San Francisco, CA 94143 0924, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:259-67. 2004
    ..We examined the prevalence of disability in valued life activities (VLAs) among a group of adults with asthma and the impact of general physical function and performance of VLAs on asthma-specific quality of life (QOL)...
  58. ncbi request reprint Effect of valued activity disability, social comparisons, and satisfaction with ability on depressive symptoms in rheumatoid arthritis
    Alyson Neugebauer
    Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Rosalind Russell Medical Research Center for Arthritis, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0920, USA
    Health Psychol 22:253-62. 2003
    ..Results highlight the role of personal meaning attached to changes in functional status in predicting the long-term psychological well-being of individuals with chronic illnesses such as RA...
  59. ncbi request reprint Effects of physician-related factors on adult asthma care, health status, and quality of life
    Paul D Blanc
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco 94117, USA
    Am J Med 114:581-7. 2003
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Development of an instrument to measure disability in parenting activity among women with rheumatoid arthritis
    Patricia P Katz
    Rosalind Russell Medical Research Center for Arthritis, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 48:935-43. 2003
    ..To develop a method of assessing and summarizing parenting function and disability, and to use that method to describe parenting disability among a group of women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  61. ncbi request reprint Perceived control of asthma and quality of life among adults with asthma
    Patricia P Katz
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0920, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 89:251-8. 2002
    ..Perceived control of certain chronic conditions influences health status outcomes...
  62. ncbi request reprint Author perception of peer review: impact of review quality and acceptance on satisfaction
    Ellen J Weber
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Ave, Box 0208, San Francisco, CA 94143 0208, USA
    JAMA 287:2790-3. 2002
    ..To determine author perception of peer review and association between quality of review and author satisfaction...
  63. ncbi request reprint Impact of depressive symptoms on adult asthma outcomes
    Mark D Eisner
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94117, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 94:566-74. 2005
    ..Psychological disorders, including depression, are common in adults with asthma. Although depression is treatable, its impact on longitudinal asthma outcomes is not clear...
  64. ncbi request reprint Functioning and psychological status among individuals with COPD
    Patricia P Katz
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 270, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Qual Life Res 14:1835-43. 2005
    ..We examined the link between functioning and psychological status among persons with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), using measures of both general functional status and performance of life activities...
  65. pmc The impact of duty hours on resident self reports of errors
    Arpana R Vidyarthi
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0131, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:205-9. 2007
    ..Resident duty hour limitations aim, in part, to reduce medical errors. Residents' perceptions of the impact of duty hours on errors are unknown...
  66. pmc Pulmonary function and the risk of functional limitation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Mark D Eisner
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1090-101. 2008
    ..Longitudinal follow-up can delineate the impact of these functional limitations on the prospective risk of disability, guiding preventive strategies that could attenuate the disablement process...
  67. pmc Exposure to vapors, gas, dust, or fumes: assessment by a single survey item compared to a detailed exposure battery and a job exposure matrix
    Paul D Blanc
    Department of Medicine, The Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94117, USA
    Am J Ind Med 48:110-7. 2005
    ..Occupational exposure assessment often relies upon subject report. We examined the characteristics of self-reported exposure in respondents' longest held job to vapors, gas, dust, or fumes (VGDF) compared to other measures of exposure risk...
  68. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for work disability in severe adult asthma
    Mark D Eisner
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    Am J Med 119:884-91. 2006
    ..We aimed to elucidate the prevalence of and risk factors for work disability in severe adult asthma and to evaluate the impact of work disability on downstream health outcomes...
  69. ncbi request reprint Measuring disease-specific quality of life in obstructive airway disease: validation of a modified version of the airways questionnaire 20
    Hubert Chen
    Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0924, USA
    Chest 129:1644-52. 2006
    ..The Airways Questionnaire 20 (AQ20) is a concise measure of health-related quality of life (HRQL) in obstructive airway disease; however, its original format may underestimate impairment due to the complete cessation of certain activities...
  70. pmc Validation of the systemic lupus erythematosus activity questionnaire in a large observational cohort
    Jinoos Yazdany
    University of California, San Francisco, Rosalind Russell Medical Research Center for Arthritis 94143 0920, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:136-43. 2008
    ..To examine the reliability, construct validity, and responsiveness of the Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Activity Questionnaire (SLAQ) in a large observational cohort of persons with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)...
  71. pmc COPD as a systemic disease: impact on physical functional limitations
    Mark D Eisner
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0111, USA
    Am J Med 121:789-96. 2008
    ..We aimed to elucidate the physical functional limitations that are directly attributable to COPD compared to a matched referent group without the condition...
  72. ncbi request reprint Impact of reduced duty hours on residents' educational satisfaction at the University of California, San Francisco
    Arpana R Vidyarthi
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0131, USA
    Acad Med 81:76-81. 2006
    ..To assess the impact of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education duty-hour limitations on residents' educational satisfaction...
  73. ncbi request reprint Use of self-management behaviors to cope with rheumatoid arthritis stressors
    Patricia P Katz
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0920, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 53:939-49. 2005
    ....
  74. pmc Evaluating change in health-related quality of life in adult rhinitis: responsiveness of the Rhinosinusitis Disability Index
    Hubert Chen
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:68. 2005
    ..The Rhinosinusitis Disability Index (RSDI) is a validated measure of health-related quality of life (HRQL) in rhinitis. Responsiveness of the RSDI to changes in health status over time has not been described...
  75. pmc Fertility treatments and outcomes among couples seeking fertility care: data from a prospective fertility cohort in the United States
    James F Smith
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1695, USA
    Fertil Steril 95:79-84. 2011
    ..To determine the relationship between number of fertility treatment cycles and pregnancy rates...
  76. pmc Evaluating quality of life in patients with asthma and rhinitis: English adaptation of the rhinasthma questionnaire
    Hubert Chen
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 106:110-118.e1. 2011
    ..Separate health-related quality of life (HRQL) instruments exist for asthma and rhinitis. The Rhinasthma questionnaire, originally developed in Italian, is a unique measure designed for use where both conditions coexist...
  77. ncbi request reprint A national study of medical care expenditures for respiratory conditions
    E Yelin
    Dept of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Eur Respir J 19:414-21. 2002
    ..1-31.3 billion. The total medical care expenditure of persons with respiratory conditions was estimated to be $45.3 billion, of which $12.1-31.3 billion represents an increment in expenditures associated with the conditions themselves...
  78. ncbi request reprint Reorganizing an academic medical service: impact on cost, quality, patient satisfaction, and education
    R M Wachter
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0120, USA
    JAMA 279:1560-5. 1998
    ..Academic medical centers are under enormous pressure to improve quality and cut costs while preserving education...
  79. pmc COPD and cognitive impairment: the role of hypoxemia and oxygen therapy
    Neeta Thakur
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 5:263-9. 2010
    ..In patients with established COPD, we evaluated the impact of disease severity and impairment of respiratory physiology on cognitive impairment and the potential mitigating role of oxygen therapy...
  80. ncbi request reprint A comprehensive study of the direct and indirect costs of adult asthma
    Miriam G Cisternas
    MGC Data Services, Carlsbad, California, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 111:1212-8. 2003
    ..Asthma is a common and costly health condition, but most estimates of its economic effect have relied on secondary sources with limited condition-specific detail...
  81. ncbi request reprint Journal policies on authorship and disclosures
    Patricia P Katz
    Arthritis Rheum 55:345-7. 2006
  82. ncbi request reprint Focusing interventions for disability among patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Edward H Yelin
    Arthritis Rheum 47:231-3. 2002
  83. ncbi request reprint Journal policies on authorship and disclosures
    Patricia P Katz
    University of California, San Francisco Co Editors, Arthritis Care and Research
    Arthritis Rheum 54:1711-3. 2006
  84. ncbi request reprint Primary care physician attitudes regarding communication with hospitalists
    Steven Z Pantilat
    Dis Mon 48:218-29. 2002
    ..It may be possible to tailor communication to individual PCPs. Further research could assess the impact of such communication on patient satisfaction and outcomes...
  85. ncbi request reprint Progress since OMERACT 6 on including patient perspective in rheumatoid arthritis outcome assessment
    John R Kirwan
    University of Bristol, Academic Rheumatology Unit, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol, UK
    J Rheumatol 32:2246-9. 2005
    ..In addition, international attention has been drawn to the need to make sure that the patient's perspective is not lost among the technical expertise of rheumatology...

Research Grants11

  1. Disability in Valued Life Activities in Persons with Rheumatoid Arthritis
    Patricia Katz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The findings from this study will provide information that may help minimize VLA disability and the psychological distress that might result from VLA disability, thereby improving quality of life of persons with RA. ..
  2. Disability in Valued Life Activities in COPD
    Patricia Katz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The findings from this study will provide information that may help minimize VLA disability and the psychological distress that might result from VLA disability, thereby improving quality of life of persons with COPD. ..