A R Localio

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Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Use of photographs for the identification of pressure ulcers in elderly hospitalized patients: validity and reliability
    A Russell Localio
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6021, USA
    Wound Repair Regen 14:506-13. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal and repeated cross-sectional cluster-randomization designs using mixed effects regression for binary outcomes: bias and coverage of frequentist and Bayesian methods
    A Russell Localio
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Stat Med 25:2720-36. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Adjustments for center in multicenter studies: an overview
    A R Localio
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 606 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Ann Intern Med 135:112-23. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Empirical Bayes estimation of random effects parameters in mixed effects logistic regression models
    T R Ten Have
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104 6021, USA
    Biometrics 55:1022-9. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of coronary stents on cardiovascular outcomes in broad-based clinical practice
    S E Kimmel
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 717 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:2593-9. 2000
  6. doi request reprint The impact of development of acute lung injury on hospital mortality in critically ill trauma patients
    Chirag V Shah
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:2309-15. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of estimating the NIH stroke scale score from medical records
    S E Kasner
    Department of Neurology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Stroke 30:1534-7. 1999
  8. pmc Trends in incidence of pediatric injury hospitalizations in Pennsylvania
    D R Durbin
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Public Health 90:1782-4. 2000
  9. doi request reprint Epidemiologic features of the presentation of critical congenital heart disease: implications for screening
    Amy H Schultz
    Department of, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 121:751-7. 2008
  10. pmc Risk factors for nonadherence to warfarin: results from the IN-RANGE study
    Alec B Platt
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 17:853-60. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Use of photographs for the identification of pressure ulcers in elderly hospitalized patients: validity and reliability
    A Russell Localio
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6021, USA
    Wound Repair Regen 14:506-13. 2006
    ..69 and 0.84, respectively. Trained research nurses can accurately classify pressure ulcers from photographs, even when patients are largely non-White and the photographs depict pressure ulcers spanning all pressure ulcer stages...
  2. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal and repeated cross-sectional cluster-randomization designs using mixed effects regression for binary outcomes: bias and coverage of frequentist and Bayesian methods
    A Russell Localio
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Stat Med 25:2720-36. 2006
    ..The performance of common statistical tools for the analysis of cluster randomization designs depends heavily on the precise design, the number of clusters, and the variability of baseline outcomes and treatment effects across centres...
  3. ncbi request reprint Adjustments for center in multicenter studies: an overview
    A R Localio
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 606 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Ann Intern Med 135:112-23. 2001
    ..This paper uses examples from the recent biomedical literature to highlight the issues and analytic options...
  4. ncbi request reprint Empirical Bayes estimation of random effects parameters in mixed effects logistic regression models
    T R Ten Have
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104 6021, USA
    Biometrics 55:1022-9. 1999
    ..For large cluster sizes and a few clusters, the PQL approach performs better than the KS adjustment. These simulation results agree somewhat with those of the data analyses...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of coronary stents on cardiovascular outcomes in broad-based clinical practice
    S E Kimmel
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 717 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:2593-9. 2000
    ....
  6. doi request reprint The impact of development of acute lung injury on hospital mortality in critically ill trauma patients
    Chirag V Shah
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:2309-15. 2008
    ..We assessed the contribution of acute lung injury to in-hospital mortality in critically ill trauma patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of estimating the NIH stroke scale score from medical records
    S E Kasner
    Department of Neurology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Stroke 30:1534-7. 1999
    ..Recently, retrospective observational studies have estimated NIHSS scores from medical records for quantitative outcome analysis. The reliability and validity of estimation based on chart review has not been determined...
  8. pmc Trends in incidence of pediatric injury hospitalizations in Pennsylvania
    D R Durbin
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Public Health 90:1782-4. 2000
    ..This study analyzed short-term trends in pediatric injury hospitalizations...
  9. doi request reprint Epidemiologic features of the presentation of critical congenital heart disease: implications for screening
    Amy H Schultz
    Department of, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 121:751-7. 2008
    ..These descriptive parameters must be defined to evaluate the impact and feasibility of any proposed screening strategy...
  10. pmc Risk factors for nonadherence to warfarin: results from the IN-RANGE study
    Alec B Platt
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 17:853-60. 2008
    ..Warfarin is widely used to prevent stroke and venous thromboembolism despite its narrow therapeutic window. Warfarin nonadherence is a substantial problem, but risk factors have not been well elucidated...
  11. doi request reprint Moderate and high affinity serotonin reuptake inhibitors increase the risk of upper gastrointestinal toxicity
    James D Lewis
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 17:328-35. 2008
    ..This study examined the effect of medications that inhibit serotonin uptake on upper gastrointestinal toxicity...
  12. ncbi request reprint The impact of emergency department crowding measures on time to antibiotics for patients with community-acquired pneumonia
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 50:510-6. 2007
    ..We seek to determine the impact of emergency department (ED) crowding on delays in antibiotic administration for patients with community-acquired pneumonia...
  13. ncbi request reprint Relative risks and confidence intervals were easily computed indirectly from multivariable logistic regression
    A Russell Localio
    Division of Biostatistics, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:874-82. 2007
    ..To assess alternative statistical methods for estimating relative risks and their confidence intervals from multivariable binary regression when outcomes are common...
  14. ncbi request reprint Modifiable risk factors for breast cancer recurrence: what can we tell survivors?
    Sandra A Norman
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6021, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:177-90. 2007
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Self-reported hepatitis B and C virus infections had low sensitivity among HIV-infected patients
    Vincent Lo Re
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:294-9. 2007
    ..To determine the validity of self-reported hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) in HIV-infected injection drug users (IDUs) vs. nonIDUs...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, risk factors, and outcomes for occult hepatitis B virus infection among HIV-infected patients
    Vincent Lo Re
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 44:315-20. 2007
    ..The prevalence of occult HBV in HIV-infected patients remains controversial, and the risk factors and clinical significance are unknown...
  17. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus seropositivity in organ donors and survival in heart transplant recipients
    Leanne B Gasink
    Division of Infectious Diseases of the Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    JAMA 296:1843-50. 2006
    ..Little is known about the effect of donor HCV positivity on survival in cardiac transplantation...
  18. pmc Identifying and quantifying medication errors: evaluation of rapidly discontinued medication orders submitted to a computerized physician order entry system
    Ross Koppel
    Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 15:461-5. 2008
    ..This measure offers a rapid, constant, inexpensive, and objective method to identify medication orders with a high probability of error. It may also serve as a screening and teaching mechanism for physicians-in-training...
  19. doi request reprint Diagnostic E-codes for commonly used, narrow therapeutic index medications poorly predict adverse drug events
    Charles E Leonard
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:561-71. 2008
    ..We sought to examine the validity of specific hospital discharge codes in identifying drug toxicity precipitating hospitalization, among elderly users of high-risk medications...
  20. pmc Incidence of transaminitis among HIV-infected patients with occult hepatitis B
    Vincent Lo Re
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    J Clin Virol 43:32-6. 2008
    ..This information is needed to determine the importance of detecting and treating occult HBV in this population...
  21. pmc Hormone therapy and fatal breast cancer
    Sandra A Norman
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 19:440-7. 2010
    ..Using a population-based case-control design, we estimated incidence rate ratios of fatal breast cancer in postmenopausal hormone therapy (HT) users compared to non-users by type, duration, and recency of HT use...
  22. pmc Can we predict daily adherence to warfarin?: Results from the International Normalized Ratio Adherence and Genetics (IN-RANGE) Study
    Alec B Platt
    MSCE, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 707 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Chest 137:883-9. 2010
    ..Currently, no comprehensive screening tool exists to help providers assess the risk of nonadherence at the time of initiation of warfarin therapy...
  23. pmc Multimodality screening of high-risk women: a prospective cohort study
    Susan P Weinstein
    University of Pennsylvania Health System, Radiology, 1 Silverstein Bldg, 3400 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:6124-8. 2009
    ....
  24. pmc Validity of The Health Improvement Network (THIN) for epidemiologic studies of hepatitis C virus infection
    Vincent Lo Re
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 18:807-14. 2009
    ..We determined the accuracy of HCV diagnostic codes within The Health Improvement Network (THIN), an electronic database containing medical record data from general medical practices in the United Kingdom...
  25. pmc Impact of pulmonary artery pressure on exercise function in severe COPD
    Michael W Sims
    Department of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Chest 136:412-9. 2009
    ..Although pulmonary hypertension commonly complicates COPD, the functional consequences of increased pulmonary artery pressures in patients with this condition remain poorly defined...
  26. pmc Adherence to hepatitis C virus therapy and early virologic outcomes
    Vincent Lo Re
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 423 Guardian Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 48:186-93. 2009
    ..We examined the relationship between adherence to pegylated interferon and ribavirin therapy, measured by pharmacy refill, and HCV suppression during the initial 12 weeks of therapy...
  27. pmc Lymphedema in breast cancer survivors: incidence, degree, time course, treatment, and symptoms
    Sandra A Norman
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology Oncology, Center for Clinical Epidemiologyand Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:390-7. 2009
    ..To examine the incidence, degree, time course, treatment, and symptoms of lymphedema in breast cancer survivors...
  28. doi request reprint Increased risk of digoxin toxicity following hospitalization
    Kevin Haynes
    Program for the Reduction in Medication Errors, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology and School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 18:28-35. 2009
    ..The objective of the study was to identify health care system factors that affect the risk of digoxin toxicity for older adults on digoxin...
  29. pmc Risk factors for lymphedema after breast cancer treatment
    Sandra A Norman
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2734-46. 2010
    ..As cancer treatments evolve, it is important to reevaluate their effect on lymphedema risk in breast cancer survivors...
  30. pmc Patient reported receipt of medication instructions for warfarin is associated with reduced risk of serious bleeding events
    Joshua P Metlay
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1589-94. 2008
    ..Adverse drug events are an important cause of preventable hospitalizations...
  31. pmc Construct validity of the definition of primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantation
    Jason D Christie
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 29:1231-9. 2010
    ..This study tested the discriminant validity of International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) primary graft dysfunction (PGD) grades with lung injury biomarker profiles and survival...
  32. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein and coronary artery calcification: The Study of Inherited Risk of Coronary Atherosclerosis (SIRCA)
    Muredach P Reilly
    Cardiovascular Division, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 23:1851-6. 2003
    ..In the largest study to date, we examined the association of plasma CRP with coronary artery calcification (CAC) in 914 asymptomatic subjects in the Study of Inherited Risk of Coronary Atherosclerosis (SIRCA)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Role of computerized physician order entry systems in facilitating medication errors
    Ross Koppel
    Department of Sociology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104 USA
    JAMA 293:1197-203. 2005
    ..Published studies report that CPOE reduces medication errors up to 81%. Few researchers, however, have focused on the existence or types of medication errors facilitated by CPOE...
  34. ncbi request reprint Relationship between coronary angioplasty laboratory volume and outcomes after hospital discharge
    Stephen E Kimmel
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104 6021, USA
    Am Heart J 143:833-40. 2002
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Plasma leptin levels are associated with coronary atherosclerosis in type 2 diabetes
    Muredach P Reilly
    Cardiovascular Division, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:3872-8. 2004
    ..Whether leptin signaling promotes atherosclerosis directly or represents a therapeutic target for the prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease remains to be explored...
  36. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery calcification and cardiovascular risk factors: impact of the analytic approach
    Muredach P Reilly
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Center for Experimental Therapeutics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 909 BRB 2 3, 421 Curie Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19004 6160, USA
    Atherosclerosis 173:69-78. 2004
    ..We present analytic approaches that are likely to provide consistent results and recommend the use of at least two distinct multivariable methods...
  37. pmc The effect of cardiac troponin testing on clinical care in a veterans population: a randomized controlled trial
    Michael Berkwits
    Philadelphia VA Medical Center and the Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:584-92. 2005
    ..Cardiac troponin is more accurate than creatine kinase (CK) testing for detecting myocardial injury in patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS), but its effects on clinical care compared with CK testing alone is open to question...
  38. ncbi request reprint Validation of self-reported screening mammography histories among women with and without breast cancer
    Sandra A Norman
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 6021, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:264-71. 2003
    ..Therefore, odds ratios will likely be biased toward the null, underestimating screening efficacy...
  39. ncbi request reprint Predictors of recall of over-the-counter and prescription non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug exposure
    James D Lewis
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 15:39-45. 2006
    ..Because of the difficulty in establishing a gold standard, data on accuracy of recall of over-the-counter (OTC) medication use are sparse...
  40. ncbi request reprint Risk of serious upper gastrointestinal toxicity with over-the-counter nonaspirin nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
    James D Lewis
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Gastroenterology 129:1865-74. 2005
    ..Less is known about over-the-counter (OTC) NANSAIDs, which are typically used at lower doses and for shorter durations. This study assessed the risk of toxicity with OTC NANSAIDs...
  41. ncbi request reprint Measuring screening intensity in case-control studies of the efficacy of mammography
    A Russell Localio
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, 19104 6021, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:272-81. 2006
    ..Assessing the effect of screening intensity in case-control studies of mammography is possible if principles and methods for misclassification and measurement error guide the analysis...
  42. ncbi request reprint The association between emergency department crowding and hospital performance on antibiotic timing for pneumonia and percutaneous intervention for myocardial infarction
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:873-8. 2006
    ..Antibiotics within four hours of arrival for patients with pneumonia and percutaneous intervention (PCI) within two hours for patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) are standard measures of emergency department (ED) quality...
  43. ncbi request reprint Benefit of screening mammography in reducing the rate of late-stage breast cancer diagnoses (United States)
    Sandra A Norman
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, 801 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:921-9. 2006
    ..We studied the benefit of modern mammography screening in community settings, evaluating age-related differences in rates of late-stage breast cancer detection...
  44. ncbi request reprint Intercellular adhesion molecule 1 (ICAM-1) gene variant is associated with coronary artery calcification independent of soluble ICAM-1 levels
    Muredach P Reilly
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, The Center for Experimental Therapeutics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Investig Med 52:515-22. 2004
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint The effects of contemporary use of coronary stents on in-hospital mortality. Registry Committee of the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions
    S E Kimmel
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104 6021, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 37:499-504. 2001
    ..This study was designed to determine the effect of coronary stents on in-hospital mortality...
  46. ncbi request reprint Characterization of interpersonal violence events involving young adolescent girls vs events involving young adolescent boys
    Cynthia J Mollen
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:545-50. 2004
    ..Multiple studies have demonstrated that girls are engaging in interpersonal violence. However, little is known about the potentially unique aspects of violent events involving girls...
  47. pmc Risk factors and predictors for candidemia in pediatric intensive care unit patients: implications for prevention
    Theoklis E Zaoutis
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 51:e38-45. 2010
    ..Few data exist on risk factors for candidemia in pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) patients...
  48. ncbi request reprint Neither panacea nor black box: responding to three Journal of Biomedical Informatics papers on computerized physician order entry systems
    Ross Koppel
    Department of Sociology and Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics of the School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Biomed Inform 38:267-9. 2005
  49. pmc Prolonged intravenous therapy versus early transition to oral antimicrobial therapy for acute osteomyelitis in children
    Theoklis Zaoutis
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, CHOP North, Suite 1527, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 123:636-42. 2009
    ..We sought to compare the effectiveness of early transition from intravenous to oral antimicrobial therapy versus prolonged intravenous antimicrobial therapy for the treatment of children with acute osteomyelitis...
  50. ncbi request reprint Impact of clinical alerts within an electronic health record on routine childhood immunization in an urban pediatric population
    Alexander G Fiks
    Pediatric Research Consortium, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3535 Market St, Room 1546, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 120:707-14. 2007
    ....
  51. pmc Extrinsic risk factors for pressure ulcers early in the hospital stay: a nested case-control study
    Mona Baumgarten
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:408-13. 2008
    ....
  52. pmc Shared decision-making in pediatrics: a national perspective
    Alexander G Fiks
    ediatric Research Consortium, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 126:306-14. 2010
    ....
  53. doi request reprint Impact of electronic health record-based alerts on influenza vaccination for children with asthma
    Alexander G Fiks
    Pediatric Generalist Research Group, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 124:159-69. 2009
    ..The goal was to assess the impact of influenza vaccine clinical alerts on missed opportunities for vaccination and on overall influenza immunization rates for children and adolescents with asthma...
  54. pmc Validation of the ICD/AIS MAP for pediatric use
    D R Durbin
    Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA
    Inj Prev 7:96-9. 2001
    ..To determine the performance of the ICD/AIS MAP (EJ MacKenzie et al) as a method of classifying injury severity for children...
  55. ncbi request reprint Prescriber adherence to pharmacokinetic monitoring service recommendations for aminoglycoside dosing and the risk of acute kidney injury
    S Hennessy
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 49:536-44. 2011
    ..We aimed to examine the association between AKI and discordance in aminoglycoside dosing between physician orders and recommendations by a pharmacokinetic monitoring service...
  56. ncbi request reprint Initial evaluation of rectal bleeding in young persons: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    James D Lewis
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Blockley Hall, 9th Floor, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Ann Intern Med 136:99-110. 2002
    ..Evaluation of rectal bleeding in young patients is a frequent diagnostic challenge...
  57. ncbi request reprint Placement changes and emergency department visits in the first year of foster care
    David M Rubin
    Division of General Pediatrics, Pediatric Generalist Research Group, Safe Place Center for Child Protection and Health, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Pediatrics 114:e354-60. 2004
    ..The secondary aim was to compare ED visit rates with rates of visits to other ambulatory care settings among children in foster care and other Medicaid-eligible children not in foster care...
  58. ncbi request reprint Gliomatosis cerebri: 20 years of experience at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    Gregory T Armstrong
    Division of Oncology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Cancer 107:1597-606. 2006
    ..In this report, the authors describe the largest cohort of children to date with GC and explore relations between potential prognostic factors, treatment, and survival...
  59. ncbi request reprint Placement stability and mental health costs for children in foster care
    David M Rubin
    Pediatric Generalist Research Group, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1336-41. 2004
    ..The secondary aim is to test the hypothesis that foster care children are also more likely to generate high costs for mental health services if they generate higher costs for non-mental health claims...
  60. pmc Molecular analysis of nondisjunction in mice heterozygous for a Robertsonian translocation
    Lara A Underkoffler
    Division of Human Genetics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Genetics 161:1219-24. 2002
    ..These results show that molecular genotyping provides a valuable tool for understanding factors influencing meiotic nondisjunction in mammals...
  61. doi request reprint Women of child-bearing age have better inhospital cardiac arrest survival outcomes than do equal-aged men
    Alexis A Topjian
    Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 38:1254-60. 2010
    ..Our objective was to determine whether women of child-bearing age are more likely than men to survive to hospital discharge after in-hospital cardiac arrest...
  62. ncbi request reprint Rosiglitazone: a thunderstorm from scarce and fragile data
    Cynthia D Mulrow
    Ann Intern Med 147:585-7. 2007
  63. ncbi request reprint Association between primary care practice characteristics and emergency department use in a medicaid managed care organization
    Robert A Lowe
    Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Med Care 43:792-800. 2005
    ..Many patients use emergency departments (EDs) for primary care. Previous studies have found that patient characteristics affect ED utilization. However, such studies have led to few policy changes...
  64. ncbi request reprint Trends in operative management of pediatric splenic injury in a regional trauma system
    Daniela H Davis
    Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Portsmouth, Virginia, USA
    Pediatrics 115:89-94. 2005
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Pressure ulcers among elderly patients early in the hospital stay
    Mona Baumgarten
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Division of Gerontology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:749-54. 2006
    ..The goals of this study were to estimate the incidence of hospital-acquired pressure ulcers in the first 2 days of the hospital stay and to identify patient characteristics associated with higher incidence...
  66. doi request reprint Health care use of children whose female caregivers have intimate partner violence histories
    Megan H Bair-Merritt
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 200 N Wolfe St, Office 2021, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:134-9. 2008
    ..To determine whether prior exposure to intimate partner violence (IPV) is associated with children's subsequent emergency department (ED) visits and hospitalizations...
  67. ncbi request reprint Attitudes and beliefs concerning prostate cancer genetic screening
    David J Doukas
    Department of Family and Geriatric Medicine, Institute of Bioethics, Public Policy and Law, University of Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Clin Genet 66:445-51. 2004
    ..The relationship of men to others, family and society, require further investigation in this and other aspects of genetic testing...