Theodore A Omachi

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. pmc Risk adjustment for health care financing in chronic disease: what are we missing by failing to account for disease severity?
    Theodore A Omachi
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine Genentech Inc Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland Department of Medicine, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
    Med Care 51:740-7. 2013
  3. pmc Lower health literacy is associated with poorer health status and outcomes in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Theodore A Omachi
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:74-81. 2013
  4. pmc Disturbed sleep among COPD patients is longitudinally associated with mortality and adverse COPD outcomes
    Theodore A Omachi
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Sleep Med 13:476-83. 2012
  5. pmc Matrix metalloproteinase-9 predicts pulmonary status declines in α1-antitrypsin deficiency
    Theodore A Omachi
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Respir Res 12:35. 2011
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. pmc Obstructive sleep apnea: a risk factor for work disability
    Theodore A Omachi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0111, USA
    Sleep 32:791-8. 2009
  9. 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
  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

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. 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...
  2. pmc Risk adjustment for health care financing in chronic disease: what are we missing by failing to account for disease severity?
    Theodore A Omachi
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine Genentech Inc Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland Department of Medicine, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
    Med Care 51:740-7. 2013
    ..Failure to adjust for within-disease variation may create incentives to avoid sicker patients. We address this issue among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  3. pmc Lower health literacy is associated with poorer health status and outcomes in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Theodore A Omachi
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:74-81. 2013
    ..Limited health literacy is associated with poor outcomes in many chronic diseases, but little is known about health literacy in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  4. pmc Disturbed sleep among COPD patients is longitudinally associated with mortality and adverse COPD outcomes
    Theodore A Omachi
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Sleep Med 13:476-83. 2012
    ..To investigate the cross-sectional association between COPD severity and disturbed sleep and the longitudinal association between disturbed sleep and poor health outcomes...
  5. pmc Matrix metalloproteinase-9 predicts pulmonary status declines in α1-antitrypsin deficiency
    Theodore A Omachi
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Respir Res 12:35. 2011
    ..Matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) may be important in the progression of emphysema, but there have been few longitudinal clinical studies of MMP-9 including pulmonary status and COPD exacerbation outcomes...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. pmc Obstructive sleep apnea: a risk factor for work disability
    Theodore A Omachi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0111, USA
    Sleep 32:791-8. 2009
    ..To examine obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) as a risk factor for work disability...
  9. 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...
  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. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. doi request reprint Both pulmonary and extra-pulmonary factors predict the development of disability in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Jonathan P Singer
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0111, USA
    Respiration 85:375-83. 2013
    ..Although chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a major cause of disability worldwide, its determinants remain poorly defined...
  16. pmc Relationship of obesity with respiratory symptoms and decreased functional capacity in adults without established COPD
    Moshe Zutler
    Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy and Sleep Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Prim Care Respir J 21:194-201. 2012
    ..Obesity contributes to respiratory symptoms and exercise limitation, but the relationships between obesity, airflow obstruction (AO), respiratory symptoms and functional limitation are complex...
  17. 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...