B G Vickrey

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Comparative effectiveness and implementation research: directions for neurology
    Barbara G Vickrey
    Department of Neurology, University of California at Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ann Neurol 71:732-42. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint The effect of a disease management intervention on quality and outcomes of dementia care: a randomized, controlled trial
    Barbara G Vickrey
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California 90095 1769, USA
    Ann Intern Med 145:713-26. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Development of a health-related quality of life measure for peripheral neuropathy
    B G Vickrey
    Associate Professor Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1769, USA
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 14:93-104. 2000
  4. pmc Development and preliminary evaluation of a quality of life measure targeted at dementia caregivers
    Barbara G Vickrey
    University of California, Los Angeles Department of Neurology, Los Angeles, California 90095 1769, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:56. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of secondary ischemic events among persons with atherosclerotic vascular disease
    Barbara G Vickrey
    RAND, Santa Monica, Calif, USA
    Stroke 33:901-6. 2002
  6. doi request reprint How neurologists think: A cognitive psychology perspective on missed diagnoses
    Barbara G Vickrey
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1769, USA
    Ann Neurol 67:425-33. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Disparities research in neurology: an urgent need
    Barbara G Vickrey
    Department of Neurology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Nat Rev Neurol 5:184-5. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Management of multiple sclerosis across managed care and fee-for-service systems
    B G Vickrey
    Department of Neurology, University of California at Los Angeles, 90095 1769, USA
    Neurology 55:1341-9. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Relationships between seizure severity and health-related quality of life in refractory localization-related epilepsy
    B G Vickrey
    University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA The Multicenter Epilepsy Surgery Study
    Epilepsia 41:760-4. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Predicting long-term seizure outcome after resective epilepsy surgery: the multicenter study
    S S Spencer
    Department of Neurology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8018, USA
    Neurology 65:912-8. 2005

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Publications54

  1. doi request reprint Comparative effectiveness and implementation research: directions for neurology
    Barbara G Vickrey
    Department of Neurology, University of California at Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ann Neurol 71:732-42. 2012
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint The effect of a disease management intervention on quality and outcomes of dementia care: a randomized, controlled trial
    Barbara G Vickrey
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California 90095 1769, USA
    Ann Intern Med 145:713-26. 2006
    ..Adherence to dementia guidelines is poor despite evidence that some guideline recommendations can improve symptoms and delay institutionalization of patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint Development of a health-related quality of life measure for peripheral neuropathy
    B G Vickrey
    Associate Professor Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1769, USA
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 14:93-104. 2000
    ..To develop and evaluate a self-administered health-related quality of life (HRQOL) measure for peripheral neuropathy...
  4. pmc Development and preliminary evaluation of a quality of life measure targeted at dementia caregivers
    Barbara G Vickrey
    University of California, Los Angeles Department of Neurology, Los Angeles, California 90095 1769, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:56. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop and evaluate a caregiver-targeted quality-of-life measure (CGQOL) for informal caregivers of persons with dementia that can be used with caregivers from a variety of ethnicities...
  5. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of secondary ischemic events among persons with atherosclerotic vascular disease
    Barbara G Vickrey
    RAND, Santa Monica, Calif, USA
    Stroke 33:901-6. 2002
    ..We estimated the occurrence of secondary stroke, acute myocardial infarction (AMI), and vascular deaths among 2 large, managed care samples...
  6. doi request reprint How neurologists think: A cognitive psychology perspective on missed diagnoses
    Barbara G Vickrey
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1769, USA
    Ann Neurol 67:425-33. 2010
    ..Addressing these cognitive errors by becoming conscious of them is a useful tool in neurologic education and should facilitate a career-long process of continuous self-improvement...
  7. doi request reprint Disparities research in neurology: an urgent need
    Barbara G Vickrey
    Department of Neurology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Nat Rev Neurol 5:184-5. 2009
    ..Analyzing the causes and implementing interventions to redress such disparities is a high priority in the US, but neurology lags behind other clinical specialties in this research...
  8. ncbi request reprint Management of multiple sclerosis across managed care and fee-for-service systems
    B G Vickrey
    Department of Neurology, University of California at Los Angeles, 90095 1769, USA
    Neurology 55:1341-9. 2000
    ..To measure and compare care for adults with MS across managed care and fee-for-service (FFS) health systems...
  9. ncbi request reprint Relationships between seizure severity and health-related quality of life in refractory localization-related epilepsy
    B G Vickrey
    University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA The Multicenter Epilepsy Surgery Study
    Epilepsia 41:760-4. 2000
    ..To evaluate relationships between self-report measures of seizure severity and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in people with refractory localization-related epilepsy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Predicting long-term seizure outcome after resective epilepsy surgery: the multicenter study
    S S Spencer
    Department of Neurology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8018, USA
    Neurology 65:912-8. 2005
    ..In a seven-center prospective observational study of resective epilepsy surgery, the authors examined probability and predictors of entering 2-year remission and the risk of subsequent relapse...
  11. ncbi request reprint Health care costs decline after successful epilepsy surgery
    J T Langfitt
    Department of Neurology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Neurology 68:1290-8. 2007
    ..There is little information about how health care costs are affected by evaluation and surgery...
  12. ncbi request reprint Worsening of quality of life after epilepsy surgery: effect of seizures and memory decline
    J T Langfitt
    Department of Neurology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Neurology 68:1988-94. 2007
    ..The relative impact of these unfavorable outcomes on HRQOL has not been described...
  13. pmc Expectations prior to epilepsy surgery: an exploratory comparison of men and women
    C M Bower
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Seizure 18:228-31. 2009
    ..05). Exploratory factor analysis indicated a different pattern of associations among the 12 importance items for men and women. Whether gender differences in presurgical values are associated with outcomes needs exploration...
  14. pmc Long-term association between seizure outcome and depression after resective epilepsy surgery
    H Hamid
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Neurology, 950 Campbell Ave, West Haven, CT 06516 2700, USA
    Neurology 77:1972-6. 2011
    ..This study explored the association between long-term epilepsy surgery outcome and changes in depressive symptoms...
  15. ncbi request reprint Quality of life measures in epilepsy: how well can they detect change over time?
    G L Birbeck
    Department of Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of California at Los Angeles, USA
    Neurology 54:1822-7. 2000
    ..To evaluate the ability of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) measures to detect change over time in persons with epilepsy...
  16. ncbi request reprint Initial outcomes in the Multicenter Study of Epilepsy Surgery
    S S Spencer
    Department of Neurology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8018, USA
    Neurology 61:1680-5. 2003
    ..To obtain prospective data regarding seizures, anxiety, depression, and quality of life (QOL) outcomes after resective epilepsy surgery...
  17. ncbi request reprint Factors related to agreement between self-reported and conventional Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS) scores
    E M Cheng
    Department of Neurology, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095-1769, USA
    Mult Scler 7:405-10. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: While the self-assessed EDSS scores do not agree highly enough to take the place of conventional EDSS scores, they may be sufficient for MS trial screening or for assessing outcomes across broad categories of disability...
  18. ncbi request reprint Training the future neurology workforce
    S P Ringel
    Department of Neurology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80262, USA
    Neurology 54:480-4. 2000
    ..To address training demands on future neurologists, the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) surveyed its US members as to their views about training the future neurology workforce...
  19. ncbi request reprint Neurologists' use of ICD-9CM codes for dementia
    M Pippenger
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, 90095 1769, USA
    Neurology 56:1206-9. 2001
    ..Other codes used were not inaccurate but would result in lower reimbursement. Variation in coding could affect validity of dementia research using claims data...
  20. ncbi request reprint Direct medical costs attributable to acute myocardial infarction and ischemic stroke in cohorts with atherosclerotic conditions
    Elizabeth M Sloss
    RAND Corp, Santa Monica, Calif, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 18:8-15. 2004
    ..The cost of acute ischemic events in persons with established atherosclerotic conditions is unknown...
  21. pmc Differences in child versus parent reports of the child's health-related quality of life in children with epilepsy and healthy siblings
    Christine Bower Baca
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024 1736, USA
    Value Health 13:778-86. 2010
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Primary care providers' views of challenges and rewards of dementia care relative to other conditions
    Dorothy P Harris
    Department of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:2209-16. 2009
    ..To compare primary care providers' (PCPs') perceptions about dementia and its care within their healthcare organization with perceptions of other common chronic conditions and to explore factors associated with differences...
  23. pmc Cost evaluation of a coordinated care management intervention for dementia
    O Kenrik Duru
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Am J Manag Care 15:521-8. 2009
    ..To calculate intervention costs and the potential cost offset of a care management intervention that substantially improved the quality of dementia care...
  24. ncbi request reprint Caring for patients with dementia: how good is the quality of care? Results from three health systems
    Joshua Chodosh
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Greater Los Angeles Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1260-8. 2007
    ..To describe the quality of dementia care within one U.S. metropolitan area and to investigate associations between variations in quality and patient, caregiver, and health system characteristics...
  25. pmc Racial differences in patient expectations prior to resective epilepsy surgery
    Christine Bower Baca
    Department of Neurology, University of California at Los Angeles, 911 Broxton Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 15:452-5. 2009
    ..Elucidating the reason for these differences can aid in the clinical decision-making process for resective surgery and potentially address disparities in its utilization...
  26. doi request reprint Determining care management activities associated with mastery and relationship strain for dementia caregivers
    Karen I Connor
    School of Nursing, and Department of Neurology, Greater Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:891-7. 2008
    ..To identify specific care management activities within a dementia care management intervention that are associated with 18-month change in caregiver mastery and relationship strain...
  27. pmc Responsiveness and construct validity of the health utilities index in patients with dementia
    Harish Kavirajan
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Med Care 47:651-61. 2009
    ..Assessment of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) is important for cost-effectiveness analyses, but the validity of generic HRQOL instruments has not been adequately evaluated in persons with dementia...
  28. doi request reprint Insight into dementia care management using social-behavioral theory and mixed methods
    Karen Connor
    David Geffen School of Medicine, Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Nurs Res 58:348-58. 2009
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Can a specialty society educate its members to think differently about clinical decisions? Results of a randomized trial
    D R Gifford
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 11:664-72. 1996
    ..Measure the effect of specialty society-developed continuing medical education (CME) on clinical decision making...
  30. ncbi request reprint A review of health-related quality-of-life measures in stroke
    B A Golomb
    RAND Health Sciences Program and Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, California, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 19:155-85. 2001
    ..Additional psychometric testing in stroke populations is needed for existing HR-QOL measures. In addition, stroke-targeted HR-QOL measures need to be developed and evaluated with patients with stroke...
  31. ncbi request reprint The impact of epilepsy from the patient's perspective I. Descriptions and subjective perceptions
    R S Fisher
    Department of Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ 85013 4496, USA
    Epilepsy Res 41:39-51. 2000
    ..These data indicate that ongoing medical and psychosocial problems continue for those with epilepsy in the view of those questioned and their families, even in a sample where the majority report good control of their epilepsy...
  32. ncbi request reprint Do malpractice concerns, payment mechanisms, and attitudes influence test-ordering decisions?
    G L Birbeck
    Department of Neurology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA
    Neurology 62:119-21. 2004
    ..These findings have implications for training needs and suggest malpractice worries may inflate health care costs...
  33. ncbi request reprint Neurologists' assessment of their ability to provide high quality care
    Steven P Ringel
    Department of Neurology, University of Colorado Health Science Center, Denver 80262, USA
    Neurology 61:612-5. 2003
    ..S: To assess levels of professional satisfaction and distress in a national sample of neurologists and to compare neurologists with other physicians...
  34. ncbi request reprint Development of performance measures for acute ischemic stroke
    R G Holloway
    Department of Neurology, University of Rochester School of Medicine, NY, USA
    Stroke 32:2058-74. 2001
    ..The purpose of the present study was to develop and rate performance measures for hospital-based acute ischemic stroke...
  35. ncbi request reprint Training clinical researchers in neurology: we must do better
    S P Ringel
    Department of Neurology, University of Colorado Health Science Center, Denver 80262, USA
    Neurology 57:388-92. 2001
    ..Unless we create incentives to careers in clinical research, we will never answer the growing number of clinical research questions we face today...
  36. ncbi request reprint Physicians' preferences for specialty involvement in the care of patients with neurological conditions
    Kari Swarztrauber
    Department of Neurology, Portland VA Medical Center and Oregon Health Sciences University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Mail Code L 226, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    Med Care 40:1196-209. 2002
    ..Recent changes in the US health care system have produced questions about the appropriate roles and responsibilities of generalist and specialist physicians within a primary care-centered health care delivery system...
  37. pmc Do neurologists and primary care physicians agree on the extent of specialty involvement of patients referred to neurologists?
    Kari Swarztrauber
    Department of Neurology, Portland VA Medical Center and Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon 97207, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:654-61. 2004
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life over time since resective epilepsy surgery
    Susan S Spencer
    Department of Neurology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8018, USA
    Ann Neurol 62:327-34. 2007
    ..Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) improves after resective epilepsy surgery, but data are limited to short follow-up in mostly retrospective reports, with minimal consideration of other potential factors that might influence HRQOL...
  39. ncbi request reprint Disparities of care in veterans with Parkinson's disease
    E M Cheng
    Parkinson s Disease Research, Education, and Clinical Center, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, B500, ML 127, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 14:8-14. 2008
    ..Disparities of Parkinson's disease (PD) care have not been assessed...
  40. ncbi request reprint Early and late cognitive changes following temporal lobe surgery for epilepsy
    R Rausch
    Department of Neurology, The David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Neurology 60:951-9. 2003
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Development of quality of care indicators for Parkinson's disease
    Eric M Cheng
    Parkinson s Disease Research, Education Clinical Center PADRECC, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
    Mov Disord 19:136-50. 2004
    ..01). An expert panel can reach consensus on a set of highly rated quality indicators for PD care, which can be used to assess quality of PD care and guide the design of quality improvement projects...
  42. ncbi request reprint Association of specialist involvement and quality of care for Parkinson's disease
    Eric M Cheng
    Parkinson s Disease Research, Education, and Clinical Center PADRECC, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Mov Disord 22:515-22. 2007
    ..Quality of care interventions should involve specialists in management of motor symptoms and incorporate methods for routine assessment of nonmotor PD symptoms...
  43. ncbi request reprint Seizure reduction and quality of life improvements in people with epilepsy
    Gretchen L Birbeck
    Department of Neurology, Michigan State University, Clinical Center, East Lansing, MI 48824 1313, USA
    Epilepsia 43:535-8. 2002
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Employment outcomes following resective epilepsy surgery
    Peter S Chin
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Department of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles and the Greater Los Angeles VA Health Care System, Los Angeles, California 90095 1769, USA
    Epilepsia 48:2253-7. 2007
    ..Analyze determinates of employment changes from before to 2 years after surgery in refractory focal epilepsy patients...
  45. pmc SF-36 includes less Parkinson Disease (PD)-targeted content but is more responsive to change than two PD-targeted health-related quality of life measures
    Carlos A Brown
    UCLA VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Qual Life Res 18:1219-37. 2009
    ..To compare validity including responsiveness, and internal consistency reliability and scaling assumptions of a generic (SF-36) and Parkinson Disease (PD)-targeted (PDQ-39; PDQUALIF) health-related quality of life (HRQOL) measures...
  46. pmc Quality indicators for multiple sclerosis
    Eric M Cheng
    Department of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Mult Scler 16:970-80. 2010
    ..Following a widely accepted methodology, we developed a comprehensive set of quality indicators for MS care that can be used to assess quality of care and guide the design of interventions to improve care among persons with MS...
  47. ncbi request reprint Interventions to improve quality of care: the Kaiser Permanente-alzheimer's Association Dementia Care Project
    Debra L Cherry
    Alzheimer s Association of Los Angeles, CA 90036, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:553-60. 2004
    ..To improve quality of dementia care in a Kaiser Permanente service area through rigorous dissemination of practice guidelines and social worker support for physicians and patients...
  48. ncbi request reprint Reduction of AEDs in postsurgical patients who attain remission
    Anne T Berg
    BIOS, NIU, DeKalb, Illinois 60115, USA
    Epilepsia 47:64-71. 2006
    ..Little evidence guides practice regarding the reduction of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) in individuals who achieve significant periods of remission after resective surgery...
  49. ncbi request reprint Determinants of health-related quality of life in adults with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures: are there implications for clinical practice?
    Gretchen L Birbeck
    Epilepsia 44:141-2. 2003
  50. ncbi request reprint The multicenter study of epilepsy surgery: recruitment and selection for surgery
    Anne T Berg
    BIOS NIU, DeKalb, Illinois 60115, USA
    Epilepsia 44:1425-33. 2003
    ..Such information is necessary for providing the epidemiologic and clinical context in which epilepsy surgery is currently performed in the United States and in other developed countries...
  51. ncbi request reprint Behavior and social competency in idiopathic and cryptogenic childhood epilepsy
    Anne T Berg
    Department of Biology, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 49:487-92. 2007
    ..This suggests an independent effect associated with the epilepsy itself...
  52. ncbi request reprint Intravenous tissue plasminogen activator for acute stroke in California: recipients and resources
    Gretchen L Birbeck
    Department of Neurology and Epidemiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 17:341-3. 2004
  53. ncbi request reprint When the patient knows best: a challenge in translating clinical trial evidence into practice
    Barbara G Vickrey
    Neurology 68:1172-3. 2007
  54. ncbi request reprint Multispecialty stroke services in California hospitals are associated with reduced mortality
    Gretchen L Birbeck
    Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA
    Neurology 66:1527-32. 2006
    ..To evaluate whether 1) a dedicated, multispecialty service, 2) a distinct hospital ward, 3) protocols, and 4) a specialist are associated with reduced mortality among patients with stroke...