Todd A Lee

Summary

Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The prevalence of clinically-relevant comorbid conditions in patients with physician-diagnosed COPD: a cross-sectional study using data from NHANES 1999-2008
    Kerry Schnell
    Johns Hopkins University, 3400 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 12:26. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Impact of asthma controller medications on medical and economic resource utilization in adult asthma patients
    Todd A Lee
    Hines VA Hospital, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 26:2851-60. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Outcomes associated with tiotropium use in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Todd A Lee
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, Hines, Illinois, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1403-10. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Hemoglobin levels triggering erythropoiesis-stimulating agent therapy in patients with cancer: the shift after United States Food and Drug Administration policy changes
    Kevin T Stroupe
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines, JR VA Hospital, 5000 South 5th Avenue 151H, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 32:988-97. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Mortality risk in patients receiving drug regimens with theophylline for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Todd A Lee
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Hines Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 29:1039-53. 2009
  6. pmc The validity of International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification diagnosis codes for identifying patients hospitalized for COPD exacerbations
    Brian D Stein
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Chest 141:87-93. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Risk of suicide attempt in asthmatic children and young adults prescribed leukotriene-modifying agents: a nested case-control study
    Glen T Schumock
    Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research, Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 130:368-75. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Medication adherence and persistence in the last year of life in COPD patients
    EunMi Jung
    Department of Pharmacy Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Respir Med 103:525-34. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Osteoarthritis: a comorbid marker for longer life?
    Todd A Lee
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:380-4. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk for death associated with medications for recently diagnosed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Todd A Lee
    Hines Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:380-90. 2008

Detail Information

Publications68

  1. pmc The prevalence of clinically-relevant comorbid conditions in patients with physician-diagnosed COPD: a cross-sectional study using data from NHANES 1999-2008
    Kerry Schnell
    Johns Hopkins University, 3400 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 12:26. 2012
    ..The objective of this analysis was to estimate the prevalence of comorbidity in COPD using nationally-representative data...
  2. doi request reprint Impact of asthma controller medications on medical and economic resource utilization in adult asthma patients
    Todd A Lee
    Hines VA Hospital, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 26:2851-60. 2010
    ..To compare asthma-related resource utilization, adherence and costs among adults prescribed asthma controller regimens...
  3. doi request reprint Outcomes associated with tiotropium use in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Todd A Lee
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, Hines, Illinois, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1403-10. 2009
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the comparative effectiveness of regimens containing tiotropium bromide vs other medication regimens for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in real-world clinical settings...
  4. doi request reprint Hemoglobin levels triggering erythropoiesis-stimulating agent therapy in patients with cancer: the shift after United States Food and Drug Administration policy changes
    Kevin T Stroupe
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines, JR VA Hospital, 5000 South 5th Avenue 151H, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 32:988-97. 2012
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  5. doi request reprint Mortality risk in patients receiving drug regimens with theophylline for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Todd A Lee
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Hines Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 29:1039-53. 2009
    ..To evaluate outcomes associated with six treatment regimens with theophylline versus each regimen without theophylline in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  6. pmc The validity of International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification diagnosis codes for identifying patients hospitalized for COPD exacerbations
    Brian D Stein
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Chest 141:87-93. 2012
    ..However, the validity of these algorithms remains unclear...
  7. doi request reprint Risk of suicide attempt in asthmatic children and young adults prescribed leukotriene-modifying agents: a nested case-control study
    Glen T Schumock
    Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research, Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 130:368-75. 2012
    ..The US Food and Drug Administration has issued safety alerts about leukotriene receptor-modifying agents and suicidality/suicide, but because these were based on case reports, there is controversy about the association...
  8. doi request reprint Medication adherence and persistence in the last year of life in COPD patients
    EunMi Jung
    Department of Pharmacy Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Respir Med 103:525-34. 2009
    ..To examine medication adherence and persistence among COPD patients during their last year of life...
  9. ncbi request reprint Osteoarthritis: a comorbid marker for longer life?
    Todd A Lee
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:380-4. 2007
    ..Our objective was to describe the impact of selected diseases involving chronic inflammation (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [COPD], osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis) on mortality...
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk for death associated with medications for recently diagnosed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Todd A Lee
    Hines Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:380-90. 2008
    ..Concerns exist regarding increased risk for mortality associated with some chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) medications...
  11. doi request reprint Inhaled corticosteroids and risk of pneumonia in newly diagnosed COPD
    Min J Joo
    Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Respir Med 104:246-52. 2010
    ..Little is known of this risk in newly diagnosed COPD patients. The objective of this study was to determine if the use of ICS among newly diagnosed COPD patients is associated with an increased risk of pneumonia hospitalizations...
  12. doi request reprint Patterns of healthcare utilization by COPD severity: a pilot study
    Min J Joo
    Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, 840 S Wood St, M C 719, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Lung 186:307-12. 2008
    ..Patients in the "at risk" group had a decrement in health status, significant utilization of healthcare services, and were often receiving medications not consistent with guidelines...
  13. doi request reprint Significant J-shaped association between body mass index (BMI) and diabetic foot ulcers
    Min Woong Sohn
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141 3030, USA
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 27:402-9. 2011
    ..Disagreement exists regarding the relationship between body weight and foot ulceration risk among diabetic persons...
  14. doi request reprint Medication use patterns associated with spirometry in diagnosing COPD
    Min J Joo
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care CMC3, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, Illinois, USA
    COPD 5:360-8. 2008
    ..Patients with spirometry were more likely to have medications added. The use of spirometry around a new diagnosis of COPD was associated with higher likelihood of using and adding respiratory medications after diagnosis...
  15. doi request reprint Reduced overall and event-free survival among colon cancer patients using dual system care
    Elizabeth Tarlov
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines, JR VA Hospital, 5000 South 5th Ave, 151H, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:2231-41. 2012
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  16. doi request reprint Effect of depression care on outcomes in COPD patients with depression
    Neil Jordan
    Northwestern University, 710 N Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Chest 135:626-32. 2009
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  17. doi request reprint Medication acquisition across systems of care and patient-provider communication among older veterans
    Kevin T Stroupe
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care CMC3, Edward Hines, Jr VA Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 70:804-13. 2013
    ..The results of a survey assessing Medicare Part D enrollment, the use of pharmacotherapies for chronic diseases, and other medication-use issues in a population of elderly military veterans are presented...
  18. pmc Determinants of spirometry use and accuracy of COPD diagnosis in primary care
    Min J Joo
    Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Allergy Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:1272-7. 2011
    ..It is also unclear to what degree a diagnosis of COPD is accurately reflected by spirometry results...
  19. doi request reprint Complexity of medication use in newly diagnosed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients
    Caitlyn T Solem
    Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 10:110-122.e1. 2012
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  20. doi request reprint Coded cause of death and timing of COPD diagnosis
    A Simon Pickard
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 833 S Wood Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    COPD 6:41-7. 2009
    ..Thus, methods used to identify cohorts of COPD patients, i.e., incidence versus prevalence-based approaches, and coded cause of death can affect estimates of cause-specific mortality...
  21. doi request reprint Use of a preference-based measure of health (EQ-5D) in COPD and asthma
    A Simon Pickard
    Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacy Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Respir Med 102:519-36. 2008
    ..The purpose of this paper was to synthesize literature on the validity and reliability of EQ-5D use in studies of asthma and COPD, and estimate EQ-5D utility scores associated with stage of disease...
  22. pmc Impact of pneumococcal vaccination on pneumonia rates in patients with COPD and asthma
    Todd A Lee
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:62-7. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate pneumonia-related hospitalization risk in patients with COPD or asthma and vaccination impact...
  23. pmc Statin use and lower extremity amputation risk in nonelderly diabetic patients
    Min Woong Sohn
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, Ill Center for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 58:1578-1585.e1. 2013
    ..To examine the association between use of statin and nonstatin cholesterol-lowering medications and risk of nontraumatic major lower extremity amputations (LEAs) and treatment failure (LEA or death)...
  24. pmc Stakeholder priorities for comparative effectiveness research in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a workshop report
    Jerry A Krishnan
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 187:320-6. 2013
    ..The methodologies used, detailed in the online supplement, may also help to inform prioritization efforts for CER in other health conditions...
  25. doi request reprint Use of spirometry in the diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and efforts to improve quality of care
    Min J Joo
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, USA
    Transl Res 154:103-10. 2009
    ..Only with accurate diagnosis can appropriate management and evidence-based treatment strategies be applied in practice. Therefore, it is important that we continue efforts to increase the use of spirometry in the diagnosis of COPD...
  26. doi request reprint Hospitalizations for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: how you count matters
    Brian D Stein
    Rush University Medical Center, Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    COPD 7:164-71. 2010
    ..To improve our understanding of the burden of AE-COPD and to ensure that quality of care initiatives are not misdirected, a validated approach to identifying patients hospitalized for AE-COPD is needed...
  27. doi request reprint Comparative effectiveness of paricalcitol versus cinacalcet for secondary hyperparathyroidism in patients receiving hemodialysis
    Glen T Schumock
    Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research, Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA schumock uic edu
    Nephron Clin Pract 117:c151-9. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to compare parathyroidectomy rates in secondary hyperparathyroidism patients treated with paricalcitol or cinacalcet...
  28. pmc Are decisions using cost-utility analyses robust to choice of SF-36/SF-12 preference-based algorithm?
    A Simon Pickard
    Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research, College of Pharmacy, Room 164, 833 S, Wood St MC886, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:11. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to illustrate how decision-making could be affected by the choice of preference-based algorithms for the SF-36 and SF-12, and provide some guidance on selecting an appropriate algorithm...
  29. doi request reprint Charcot arthropathy risk elevation in the obese diabetic population
    Rodney M Stuck
    Surgical Service, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141 3030, USA
    Am J Med 121:1008-14. 2008
    ..To examine the association of obesity, peripheral neuropathy, and other risk factors with the Charcot arthropathy incidence rate in a large diabetic population...
  30. doi request reprint National trends and racial differences in late preterm induction
    Karna Murthy
    Department of Pediatrics, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 205:458.e1-7. 2011
    ..The objective of the study was to determine the trends and racial differences in late preterm induction (LPI) of labor in the United States...
  31. doi request reprint Geographic variation of spirometry use in newly diagnosed COPD
    Min J Joo
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
    Chest 134:38-45. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to characterize the regional variation in spirometry use for patients with newly diagnosed COPD using the Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) 2006 spirometry performance measure...
  32. doi request reprint A patient-based utility measure of health for clinical trials of cancer therapy based on the European Organization for the Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life Questionnaire
    A Simon Pickard
    Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612 7230, USA
    Value Health 12:977-88. 2009
    ..The aims of this study were to: 1) map QLQ-C30 responses onto patient time trade-off utility scores; and 2) compare a multiattribute approach to a global evaluation approach to modeling utility scores...
  33. doi request reprint Trends in anemia management in lung and colon cancer patients in the US Department of Veterans Affairs, 2002-2008
    Elizabeth Tarlov
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines, JR VA Hospital, 5000 South 5th Ave 151H, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Support Care Cancer 20:1649-57. 2012
    ..We examined ESA therapy in lung and colon cancer patients receiving chemotherapy in the VA from 2002 to 2008 to ascertain trends in and predictors of ESA use...
  34. doi request reprint Statistical implications of utility weighted and equally weighted HRQL measures: an empirical study
    Caitlyn T Wilke
    Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research and Departments of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacy Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Health Econ 19:101-10. 2010
    ..Because utility weights can affect the statistical properties and significance of results, the summary score selected should be appropriate to the purpose of the study and population of interest...
  35. pmc Mortality rate in veterans with multiple chronic conditions
    Todd A Lee
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Hines VA Hospital, P O Box 5000, 151 H, Hines, IL, 60141, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:403-7. 2007
    ..Previous studies have focused on the prevalence and economic burden associated with multiple chronic conditions, much less is known about the mortality rate associated with specific combinations of multiple diseases...
  36. pmc Relationship between leukotriene-modifying agent prescriptions dispensed and rate of suicide deaths by county in the US
    Glen T Schumock
    Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research, and Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Drug Healthc Patient Saf 3:47-52. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to explore the relationship between LTMA and suicide deaths using event data preceding the Food and Drug Administration warnings...
  37. pmc Effect of care setting on evidence-based depression treatment for veterans with COPD and comorbid depression
    Neil Jordan
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1447-52. 2007
    ..Existing research does not assess the impact of care setting on delivery of evidence-based depression care for these patients...
  38. doi request reprint Antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory infection and subsequent outpatient and hospital utilization in veterans with spinal cord injury and disorder
    Charlesnika T Evans
    Department of Veterans Affairs VA, Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital 151H, Hines, IL, USA
    PM R 2:101-9. 2010
    ..To assess the association between antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory infection (ARI) and subsequent health-care utilization in veterans with spinal cord injury and disorder (SCI/D)...
  39. pmc Lower-extremity amputation risk after charcot arthropathy and diabetic foot ulcer
    Min Woong Sohn
    Center forManagement of Complex Chronic Care, Hines Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, Illinois, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:98-100. 2010
    ..To compare risks of lower-extremity amputation between patients with Charcot arthropathy and those with diabetic foot ulcers...
  40. doi request reprint Obstetricians' rising liability insurance premiums and inductions at late preterm gestations
    Karna Murthy
    Department of Pediatrics, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Med Care 47:425-30. 2009
    ..To estimate the association between professional liability insurance premiums for obstetricians and late preterm induction (LPI) rates...
  41. pmc Geographic variation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation rates
    Min J Joo
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1560-5. 2007
    ..Little is known about variation in COPD exacerbation rates across a health system in various geographic regions...
  42. pmc Comparison of health-related quality of life measures in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    A Simon Pickard
    Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research and Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:26. 2011
    ..e., EQ-5D and SF-36); and (2), to evaluate the strength of associations among clinical and health-related quality of life (HRQL) measures in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Effect of increased copayments on pharmacy use in the Department of Veterans Affairs
    Kevin T Stroupe
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Hines VA Hospital, 5000 South 5th Avenue, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Med Care 45:1090-7. 2007
    ..We examined the impact of the copayment increase on medication acquisition from VA...
  44. ncbi request reprint Fracture risk associated with inhaled corticosteroid use in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Todd A Lee
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Reseach, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 169:855-9. 2004
    ..68; 95% confidence interval, 1.10-2.57). In patients with COPD, current use of high-dose ICS was associated with an increased risk of nonvertebral fractures...
  45. ncbi request reprint Agreement between caregiver reported healthcare utilization and administrative data for children with asthma
    Todd A Lee
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    J Asthma 44:189-94. 2007
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  46. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of azelastine nasal spray for the treatment of allergic rhinitis
    Todd A Lee
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, Illinois, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 27:852-9. 2007
    ..To systematically review the efficacy of azelastine nasal spray for the treatment of allergic rhinitis...
  47. doi request reprint Trends in induction of labor at early-term gestation
    Karna Murthy
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:435.e1-6. 2011
    ..To determine the trends and racial differences in early-term induction of labor in the United States...
  48. ncbi request reprint Impact of NSAIDS on mortality and the effect of preexisting coronary artery disease in US veterans
    Todd A Lee
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines Veterans Affairs Hospital, Chicago, Ill, USA
    Am J Med 120:98.e9-16. 2007
    ..In addition, it is unclear whether risks observed with NSAIDs are modified by coronary artery disease (CAD). The association between NSAID exposure and mortality, cardiovascular, and cerebrovascular events was examined...
  49. ncbi request reprint Sixty-four-slice computed tomography of the coronary arteries: cost-effectiveness analysis of patients presenting to the emergency department with low-risk chest pain
    Rahul K Khare
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:623-32. 2008
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  50. doi request reprint Vitamin d deficiency/insufficiency practice patterns in a veterans health administration long-term care population: a retrospective analysis
    Kathryn K Braddy
    Edward Hines, JR VA Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 10:653-7. 2009
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency/insufficiency in long-term care patients at a Veterans Health Administration (VHA) hospital and to assess treatment and follow-up of low vitamin D levels...
  51. doi request reprint Use of spirometry in the diagnosis of COPD: a qualitative study in primary care
    Min J Joo
    Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Allergy, Department of Medicine, University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System, Chicago, IL 60612 7323, USA
    COPD 10:444-9. 2013
    ..Our findings strongly suggest that a first step toward increasing the use of spirometry among primary care physicians is to have them believe in its utility in the diagnosis of COPD...
  52. ncbi request reprint Cost of chronic hepatitis B infection in the United States
    Todd A Lee
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 38:S144-7. 2004
    ..To estimate the direct medical costs associated with chronic hepatitis B (CHB) infection in the United States...
  53. ncbi request reprint Spirometry use in clinical practice following diagnosis of COPD
    Todd A Lee
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
    Chest 129:1509-15. 2006
    ..Little is known about current use of pulmonary function testing in clinical practice. This study evaluated spirometry use in persons with COPD receiving care from the Veterans Health Administration health-care system...
  54. pmc Diagnostic accuracy of existing methods for identifying diabetic foot ulcers from inpatient and outpatient datasets
    Min Woong Sohn
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines, Jr, VA Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
    J Foot Ankle Res 3:27. 2010
    ..The objectives of this study are to evaluate the accuracy of existing methods and to propose a new method...
  55. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of influenza vaccination of older adults in the ED setting
    Brian W Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1072-9. 2012
    ..We performed this study to determine if influenza vaccination of older adults in the emergency department (ED) may be cost-effective...
  56. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the emergence of Alzheimer's disease following coronary artery bypass graft surgery or percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
    Todd A Lee
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 7:319-24. 2005
    ..These data support the hypothesis that CABG surgery is associated with a reduced neuronal reserve in an aging population...
  57. ncbi request reprint Comparison of directly elicited preferences to preferences derived from the SF-36 in adults with asthma
    Todd A Lee
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines VA Hospital, P O Box 5000 151 H, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Med Decis Making 23:323-34. 2003
    ..Algorithms have been developed that estimate preferences from the Short Form 36 (SF-36). The objective of this study was to compare SF-36-derived preferences to directly elicited preferences...
  58. doi request reprint Association between leukotriene-modifying agents and suicide: what is the evidence?
    Glen T Schumock
    Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Drug Saf 34:533-44. 2011
    ..Until then, when prescribing LTMAs, clinicians should consider the potential for suicide and monitor patients who may be at elevated risk carefully for suicidal ideation or psychiatric symptoms associated with suicidal behaviour...
  59. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis of an antimicrobial stewardship team on bloodstream infections: a probabilistic analysis
    Marc H Scheetz
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy, Downers Grove, IL, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 63:816-25. 2009
    ..We sought to determine the cost-effectiveness of Antimicrobial Stewardship Teams (ASTs) on the reduction of morbidity and mortality associated with nosocomial bacteraemia...
  60. ncbi request reprint Chronic heart failure-related interventions after starting rosiglitazone in patients receiving insulin
    Jennifer R Marceille
    Edward Hines Jr Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 24:1317-22. 2004
    ..To determine whether rosiglitazone is associated with the onset or worsening of chronic heart failure (CHF) when administered to patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus who receive insulin...
  61. pmc Mortality risk of Charcot arthropathy compared with that of diabetic foot ulcer and diabetes alone
    Min Woong Sohn
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, Illinois, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:816-21. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare mortality risks of patients with Charcot arthropathy with those of patients with diabetic foot ulcer and those of patients with diabetes alone (no ulcer or Charcot arthropathy)...
  62. ncbi request reprint Three surveillance strategies for vancomycin-resistant enterococci in hospitalized patients: detection of colonization efficiency and a cost-effectiveness model
    Todd A Lee
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:39-46. 2005
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  63. doi request reprint Evaluation of changes in guidelines for medication management of stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Fang Ju Lin
    Department of Pharmacy Administration, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 19:953-60. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to examine how treatment recommendations and the quality of supporting evidence for pharmacologic management of stable COPD have evolved since the initial guidance issued in 2001...
  64. doi request reprint Risk factors and outcomes associated with vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus infections with reduced susceptibilities to linezolid
    Elena M Santayana
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 74:39-42. 2012
    ..Reduced linezolid susceptibility did not impact patient outcomes including clinical or microbiological cure, hospital length of stay, or all-cause mortality...
  65. doi request reprint Racial disparities in term induction of labor rates in Illinois
    Karna Murthy
    Department of Pediatrics, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Med Care 46:900-4. 2008
    ..To determine whether the increase in the rate of labor induction at term is significantly different among women of different races...
  66. ncbi request reprint An update on the health economics of asthma and allergy
    Todd A Lee
    The Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 2:195-200. 2002
    ..These studies are generally long-term evaluations and have not shown consistent health economic impact. The field of health economics in asthma and allergy continues to evolve and aims to provide information to aid in decision making...
  67. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the efficiency of treatment in the allergic rhinitis market
    Todd A Lee
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 10:S3-8. 2004
    ..In the present era of increasing health care expenditures, economic comparisons of therapeutic products play an important role in ensuring that limited health care resources are used appropriately...
  68. ncbi request reprint Association between rising professional liability insurance premiums and primary cesarean delivery rates
    Karna Murthy
    Department of Pediatrics, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:1264-9. 2007
    ..To estimate the association between changes in Illinois professional liability premiums for obstetrician-gynecologists and singleton primary cesarean delivery rates...