Edward Yelin

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Body composition and functional limitation in COPD
    Mark D Eisner
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Respir Res 8:7. 2007
  2. pmc Self-management skills in adolescents with chronic rheumatic disease: A cross-sectional survey
    Erica F Lawson
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Rheumatology and Immunology, University of California, San Francisco, 533 Parnassus, Rm U 127, Box 0107, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Pediatr Rheumatol Online J 9:35. 2011
  3. pmc An integrated model of environmental factors in adult asthma lung function and disease severity: a cross-sectional study
    Laura Trupin
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Environ Health 9:24. 2010
  4. pmc Directly measured secondhand smoke exposure and COPD health outcomes
    Mark D Eisner
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, UCSF Box 0924, San Francisco, CA 94113 0924, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 6:12. 2006
  5. pmc Provision of preventive health care in systemic lupus erythematosus: data from a large observational cohort study
    Jinoos Yazdany
    Division of Rheumatology, University of California, San Francisco, and General Clinical Research Center, Moffit Hospital, UCSF Box 0920, San Francisco, CA 94143 0920, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 12:R84. 2010
  6. pmc Medical care expenditures and earnings losses among persons with arthritis and other rheumatic conditions in 2003, and comparisons with 1997
    Edward Yelin
    University of California, San Francisco 94143 0920, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 56:1397-407. 2007
  7. pmc Impact of health maintenance organizations and fee-for-service on health care utilization among people with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Edward Yelin
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 57:508-15. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Work disability in rheumatic diseases
    Edward Yelin
    Rosalind Russell Medical Research Center for Arthritis, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0920, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 19:91-6. 2007
  9. pmc Work dynamics among persons with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Edward Yelin
    University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 57:56-63. 2007
  10. pmc Longitudinal study of the impact of incident organ manifestations and increased disease activity on work loss among persons with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Edward Yelin
    Rosalind Russell Medical Research Center for Arthritis and Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 64:169-75. 2012

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Publications97

  1. pmc Body composition and functional limitation in COPD
    Mark D Eisner
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Respir Res 8:7. 2007
    ..Low body mass index has been associated with increased mortality in severe COPD. The impact of body composition earlier in the disease remains unclear. We studied the impact of body composition on the risk of functional limitation in COPD...
  2. pmc Self-management skills in adolescents with chronic rheumatic disease: A cross-sectional survey
    Erica F Lawson
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Rheumatology and Immunology, University of California, San Francisco, 533 Parnassus, Rm U 127, Box 0107, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Pediatr Rheumatol Online J 9:35. 2011
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  3. pmc An integrated model of environmental factors in adult asthma lung function and disease severity: a cross-sectional study
    Laura Trupin
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Environ Health 9:24. 2010
    ..We sought to evaluate the contribution of combined social and physical environmental exposures to adult asthma lung function and disease severity...
  4. pmc Directly measured secondhand smoke exposure and COPD health outcomes
    Mark D Eisner
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, UCSF Box 0924, San Francisco, CA 94113 0924, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 6:12. 2006
    ..Despite the importance of this question, the impact of SHS exposure on COPD health outcomes remains unknown...
  5. pmc Provision of preventive health care in systemic lupus erythematosus: data from a large observational cohort study
    Jinoos Yazdany
    Division of Rheumatology, University of California, San Francisco, and General Clinical Research Center, Moffit Hospital, UCSF Box 0920, San Francisco, CA 94143 0920, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 12:R84. 2010
    ..We compared the receipt of these services in SLE to the general population, and identified subgroups of patients who were less likely to receive these services...
  6. pmc Medical care expenditures and earnings losses among persons with arthritis and other rheumatic conditions in 2003, and comparisons with 1997
    Edward Yelin
    University of California, San Francisco 94143 0920, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 56:1397-407. 2007
    ....
  7. pmc Impact of health maintenance organizations and fee-for-service on health care utilization among people with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Edward Yelin
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 57:508-15. 2007
    ..To compare health care utilization in people with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) in health maintenance organizations (HMOs) and fee-for-service (FFS)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Work disability in rheumatic diseases
    Edward Yelin
    Rosalind Russell Medical Research Center for Arthritis, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0920, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 19:91-6. 2007
    ..To review developments in the literature concerning work disability in the rheumatic diseases...
  9. pmc Work dynamics among persons with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Edward Yelin
    University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 57:56-63. 2007
    ....
  10. pmc Longitudinal study of the impact of incident organ manifestations and increased disease activity on work loss among persons with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Edward Yelin
    Rosalind Russell Medical Research Center for Arthritis and Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 64:169-75. 2012
    ....
  11. pmc Work loss and work entry among persons with systemic lupus erythematosus: comparisons with a national matched sample
    Edward Yelin
    Rosalind Russell Medical Research Center for Arthritis, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 61:247-58. 2009
    ....
  12. pmc Out-of-pocket payments in arthritis: spur to prudent purchasing or red herring?
    Edward Yelin
    Rosalind Russell Medical Research Center for Arthritis, Department of Medicine, and Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0920, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 58:2225-7. 2008
  13. pmc Valued life activity disability played a significant role in self-rated health among adults with chronic health conditions
    Patricia Katz
    University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 270, San Francisco, CA 94143 0920, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:158-66. 2009
    ..We examined the role of valued life activities (VLAs), the wide range of activities deemed to be important to individuals, in SRH assessments...
  14. pmc Impact of obesity on functioning among women with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Patricia Katz
    Arthritis Research Group, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:1357-64. 2011
    ..The nature of the relationship between obesity and disability in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), a condition with a high background rate of disability, is unknown...
  15. ncbi request reprint Medical care expenditures and earnings losses of persons with arthritis and other rheumatic conditions in the United States in 1997: total and incremental estimates
    Edward Yelin
    Rosalind Russell Medical Research Center for Arthritis, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0920, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 50:2317-26. 2004
    ....
  16. pmc Physical activity, obesity, and cognitive impairment among women with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Patricia Katz
    University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 64:502-10. 2012
    ..To examine relationships of obesity and physical inactivity to cognitive impairment in women with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)...
  17. pmc Frequent use of the emergency department among persons with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Pantelis Panopalis
    Rosalind Russell Medical Research Center for Arthritis, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0920, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:401-8. 2010
    ..To describe characteristics of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients who are frequent users of the emergency department and to identify predictors of frequent emergency department use...
  18. pmc Childhood-onset disease as a predictor of mortality in an adult cohort of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Aimee O Hersh
    University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:1152-9. 2010
    ..To examine childhood-onset disease as a predictor of mortality in a cohort of adult patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)...
  19. pmc Impact of memory impairment on employment status in persons with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Pantelis Panopalis
    Rosalind Russel Medical Research Center for Arthritis, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0920, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 57:1453-60. 2007
    ..To assess the specific contribution of memory impairment to employment status in persons with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)...
  20. pmc Medicaid and access to care among persons with systemic lupus erythematosus
    JoAnn Zell Gillis
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0920, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 57:601-7. 2007
    ..To evaluate the associations between Medicaid insurance and distance traveled by patients to treating physicians and health care utilization for patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)...
  21. pmc Differences in long-term disease activity and treatment of adult patients with childhood- and adult-onset systemic lupus erythematosus
    Aimee O Hersh
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 61:13-20. 2009
    ..To compare differences in long-term outcome between adults with childhood-onset (age at diagnosis <18 years) systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and with adult-onset SLE...
  22. pmc Health care costs and costs associated with changes in work productivity among persons with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Pantelis Panopalis
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1788-95. 2008
    ..To estimate health care costs and costs associated with changes in work productivity among persons with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) in the US...
  23. pmc The role of neighborhood and individual socioeconomic status in outcomes of systemic lupus erythematosus
    Laura Trupin
    Department of Medicine, Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0920, USA
    J Rheumatol 35:1782-8. 2008
    ..To determine if neighborhood socioeconomic status (SES) is independently related to physical and mental health outcomes in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)...
  24. pmc Pain as a risk factor for disability or death
    James S Andrews
    School of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:583-9. 2013
    ..To determine whether pain predicts future activity of daily living (ADL) disability or death in individuals aged 60 and older...
  25. pmc Pain, functional limitations, and aging
    Kenneth E Covinsky
    Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, 4150 Clement, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1556-61. 2009
    ..To examine the relationship between functional limitations and pain across a spectrum of age, ranging from mid life to advanced old age...
  26. pmc Role of community and individual characteristics in physician visits for persons with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Chris Tonner
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:888-95. 2010
    ..To examine the effects of individual and local level socioeconomic status (SES) and health care access characteristics on the number of self-report physician visits for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)...
  27. pmc Association of socioeconomic and demographic factors with utilization of rheumatology subspecialty care in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Jinoos Yazdany
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0920, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 57:593-600. 2007
    ....
  28. pmc Quality of care in systemic lupus erythematosus: application of quality measures to understand gaps in care
    Jinoos Yazdany
    Rosalind Russell Medical Research Center for Arthritis, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0920, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1326-33. 2012
    ..The recent development of SLE quality measures provides an opportunity to understand gaps in clinical care and to identify modifiable factors associated with variations in quality...
  29. ncbi request reprint Association between etanercept use and employment outcomes among patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Edward Yelin
    Rosalind Russell Medical Research Center for Arthritis, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0920, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 48:3046-54. 2003
    ..To assess the association between use of etanercept and employment outcomes among patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  30. pmc Depression, medication adherence, and service utilization in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Laura J Julian
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0920, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 61:240-6. 2009
    ..Relationships among adherence problems and service utilization (outpatient visits, emergency department visits, and hospitalizations) were also evaluated...
  31. pmc Disability in valued life activities among individuals with COPD and other respiratory conditions
    Patricia P Katz
    University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California St, Ste 270, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 30:126-36. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to delineate the effect of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) on a broad range of valued life activities (VLAs) and make comparisons to effects of other airways conditions...
  32. pmc Receipt of disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs among patients with rheumatoid arthritis in Medicare managed care plans
    Gabriela Schmajuk
    Stanford University, Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, 1000 Welch Rd, Ste 203, Stanford, CA 94304, USA
    JAMA 305:480-6. 2011
    ..In 2005, the Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) introduced a quality measure to assess the receipt of disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) among patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  33. doi request reprint Choosing wisely: the American College of Rheumatology's Top 5 list of things physicians and patients should question
    Jinoos Yazdany
    Division of Rheumatology, University of California, San Francisco, Box 0920, San Francisco, CA 94143 0920, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 65:329-39. 2013
    ..We sought to develop a list of 5 tests, treatments, or services commonly used in rheumatology practice whose necessity or value should be questioned and discussed by physicians and patients...
  34. pmc Obesity and its measurement in a community-based sample of women with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Patricia Katz
    Arthritis Research Group, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0920, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:261-8. 2011
    ..To determine the prevalence of obesity and evaluate how accurately standard anthropometric measures identify obesity among women with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)...
  35. pmc Hydroxychloroquine treatment in a community-based cohort of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Gabriela Schmajuk
    Stanford University, Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Stanford, CA 94304, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:386-92. 2010
    ..We determined the rates of HCQ use in a diverse, community-based cohort of patients with SLE and identified predictors of current HCQ use...
  36. pmc Disability in valued life activities among individuals with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Patricia Katz
    Arthritis Research Group, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0920, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:465-73. 2008
    ..To identify the prevalence of disability in a wide range of valued life activities (VLAs) among individuals with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), 1-year changes in such disability, and predictors of and changes in VLA disability...
  37. pmc Patient-reported outcomes following biologic therapy in a sample of adults with rheumatoid arthritis recruited from community-based rheumatologists
    Patricia Katz
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 61:593-9. 2009
    ..To examine self-reported symptoms and functioning in a community-based sample of persons with rheumatoid arthritis who did and did not initiate treatment with biologic agents...
  38. pmc Impact of perceived neighborhood problems on change in asthma-related health outcomes between baseline and follow-up
    Irene H Yen
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 335, San Francisco, CA 94143 0856, USA
    Health Place 14:468-77. 2008
    ..34; 95% confidence interval: 1.09-5.00). NP did not predict decline in QOL. Analyses adjusted for demographics, asthma severity, and baseline value of the health outcome...
  39. ncbi request reprint The impact of functional status and change in functional status on mortality over 18 years among persons with rheumatoid arthritis
    Edward Yelin
    Rosalind Russell Medical Research Center for Arthritis, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0920, USA
    J Rheumatol 29:1851-7. 2002
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint The impact of managed care on health care utilization among adults with asthma
    Edward Yelin
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Asthma 41:229-42. 2004
    ..To compare kinds and amounts of health care used by adults with asthma in managed care and fee-for-service settings...
  41. ncbi request reprint Cost of musculoskeletal diseases: impact of work disability and functional decline
    Edward Yelin
    Department of Medicine, Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 270, San Francisco, California 94118, USA
    J Rheumatol Suppl 68:8-11. 2003
    ..Some promising results from short term studies have been reported, but it would appear to be an appropriate time to inaugurate trials focused on longterm work outcomes...
  42. pmc Validity of brief screening tools for cognitive impairment in rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus
    Laura J Julian
    University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 64:448-54. 2012
    ..To determine the validity of standardized screening assessments of cognitive functioning to detect neuropsychological impairment evaluated using a comprehensive battery in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  43. pmc Health-related quality of life and employment among persons with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Jinoos Yazdany
    Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Rosalind Russell Medical Research Center for Arthritis, University of California, UCSF Box 0920, San Francisco, CA 94143 0920, USA
    Rheum Dis Clin North Am 36:15-32, vii. 2010
    ..However, evidence is also presented with respect to other domains of activity, because most people work to live but not many live to work...
  44. pmc A quality indicator set for systemic lupus erythematosus
    Jinoos Yazdany
    Rosalind Russell Medical Research Center for Arthritis, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0920, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 61:370-7. 2009
    ..To systematically develop a quality indicator (QI) set for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)...
  45. pmc Subclinical disability in valued life activities among individuals with rheumatoid arthritis
    Patricia Katz
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0920, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1416-23. 2008
    ....
  46. pmc Depressive symptoms in middle age and the development of later-life functional limitations: the long-term effect of depressive symptoms
    Kenneth E Covinsky
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco VA Medical Center 181G, 4150 Clement, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:551-6. 2010
    ..To determine whether middle-aged persons with depressive symptoms are at higher risk for developing activity of daily living (ADL) and mobility limitations as they advance into older age than those without...
  47. pmc Osteoporosis screening, prevention, and treatment in systemic lupus erythematosus: application of the systemic lupus erythematosus quality indicators
    Gabriela Schmajuk
    Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:993-1001. 2010
    ..New quality indicators (QIs) for SLE advise bone mineral density testing, calcium and vitamin D use, and antiresorptive or anabolic treatment for specific subgroups of patients receiving high-dose steroids...
  48. ncbi request reprint The influence of perceived control of asthma on health outcomes
    Carolyn S Calfee
    Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Chest 130:1312-8. 2006
    ..Psychosocial factors play an important role in outcomes of asthma. Perceived control, a measure of patients' beliefs about their ability to control their disease, has not been studied in association with asthma health outcomes..
  49. ncbi request reprint Leukotriene modifier use and asthma severity: how is a new medication being used by adults with asthma?
    Laurie Snyder
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 94117, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:617-22. 2004
    ..Because milder asthma is usually controllable with more familiar medications, we hypothesized that adults with asthma would receive leukotriene modifiers for more severe disease...
  50. ncbi request reprint Is early intervention worth it?
    Edward Yelin
    Rosalind Russell Medical Research Center for Arthritis, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0920, USA
    J Rheumatol Suppl 72:36-8. 2005
    ....
  51. 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...
  52. pmc Do school-based asthma education programs improve self-management and health outcomes?
    Janet M Coffman
    Philip R Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies and Department of bFamily and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94118, USA
    Pediatrics 124:729-42. 2009
    ..Asthma self-management education is critical for high-quality asthma care for children. A number of studies have assessed the effectiveness of providing asthma education in schools to augment education provided by primary care providers...
  53. 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...
  54. 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...
  55. 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...
  56. pmc Onset of depressive symptoms among adults with asthma: results from a longitudinal observational cohort
    Patricia P Katz
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0936, USA
    Prim Care Respir J 19:223-30. 2010
    ..The study goal was to identify risk factors for depression onset among a community-based sample of adults with asthma...
  57. 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...
  58. pmc Respiratory and skeletal muscle strength in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: impact on exercise capacity and lower extremity function
    Jonathan Singer
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy, and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 31:111-9. 2011
    ..We sought to quantify the impact of respiratory muscle and lower extremity strength on exercise capacity and lower extremity function (LEF) in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  59. 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...
  60. 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...
  61. pmc Further exploration of the links between occupational exposure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Paul D Blanc
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0924, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:804-10. 2009
    ..To examine occupational risk for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)...
  62. pmc The impact of SHS exposure on health status and exacerbations among patients with COPD
    Mark D Eisner
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0111, USA
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 4:169-76. 2009
    ..18 and HR 1.40; 95% CI 0.94 to 2.10, respectively). In conclusion, SHS was associated with poorer health status and a greater risk of COPD exacerbation. COPD patients may comprise a vulnerable population for the health effects of SHS...
  63. pmc The influence of chronic respiratory conditions on health status and work disability
    Mark D Eisner
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Medicine, and the Cardiovascular Research Institute, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1506-13. 2002
    ..This study examined the impact of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) on health status and work disability...
  64. ncbi request reprint Functioning and psychological status among individuals with COPD
    Patricia P Katz
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 270, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Qual Life Res 14:1835-43. 2005
    ..We examined the link between functioning and psychological status among persons with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), using measures of both general functional status and performance of life activities...
  65. pmc Exposure to vapors, gas, dust, or fumes: assessment by a single survey item compared to a detailed exposure battery and a job exposure matrix
    Paul D Blanc
    Department of Medicine, The Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94117, USA
    Am J Ind Med 48:110-7. 2005
    ..Occupational exposure assessment often relies upon subject report. We examined the characteristics of self-reported exposure in respondents' longest held job to vapors, gas, dust, or fumes (VGDF) compared to other measures of exposure risk...
  66. ncbi request reprint Perceived control of asthma and quality of life among adults with asthma
    Patricia P Katz
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0920, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 89:251-8. 2002
    ..Perceived control of certain chronic conditions influences health status outcomes...
  67. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a survey-based COPD severity score
    Mark D Eisner
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 350 Parnassus Ave, Ste 609, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    Chest 127:1890-7. 2005
    ..To develop a comprehensive disease-specific COPD severity instrument for survey-based epidemiologic research...
  68. ncbi request reprint Impact of managed care on the use of biologic agents for rheumatoid arthritis
    Edward H Yelin
    Rosalind Russell Medical Research Center for Arthritis, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0920, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 53:423-30. 2005
    ..To compare the use of biologic agents among persons with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in managed care and fee-for-service settings...
  69. pmc Lifetime environmental tobacco smoke exposure and the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Mark D Eisner
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, UCSF Box 0924, CA 94113 0924, USA
    Environ Health 4:7. 2005
    ..Although ETS exposure appears to cause asthma in children and adults, its role in causing COPD has received limited attention in epidemiologic studies...
  70. ncbi request reprint Effects of physician-related factors on adult asthma care, health status, and quality of life
    Paul D Blanc
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco 94117, USA
    Am J Med 114:581-7. 2003
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint Impact of the home indoor environment on adult asthma and rhinitis
    Paul D Blanc
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:362-72. 2005
    ..We sought to study the combined effects of multiple home indoor environmental exposures in adult asthma and rhinitis...
  72. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in adult rhinitis: the role of perceived control of disease
    Hubert Chen
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0924, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 114:845-50. 2004
    ..Factors affecting health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in adult rhinitis have not been well described...
  73. ncbi request reprint Measuring disease-specific quality of life in obstructive airway disease: validation of a modified version of the airways questionnaire 20
    Hubert Chen
    Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0924, USA
    Chest 129:1644-52. 2006
    ..The Airways Questionnaire 20 (AQ20) is a concise measure of health-related quality of life (HRQL) in obstructive airway disease; however, its original format may underestimate impairment due to the complete cessation of certain activities...
  74. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for work disability in severe adult asthma
    Mark D Eisner
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    Am J Med 119:884-91. 2006
    ..We aimed to elucidate the prevalence of and risk factors for work disability in severe adult asthma and to evaluate the impact of work disability on downstream health outcomes...
  75. pmc Validation of the systemic lupus erythematosus activity questionnaire in a large observational cohort
    Jinoos Yazdany
    University of California, San Francisco, Rosalind Russell Medical Research Center for Arthritis 94143 0920, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:136-43. 2008
    ..To examine the reliability, construct validity, and responsiveness of the Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Activity Questionnaire (SLAQ) in a large observational cohort of persons with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)...
  76. 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...
  77. pmc Exposure to traffic: lung function and health status in adults with asthma
    John R Balmes
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif 94143 0843, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 123:626-31. 2009
    ..Exposure to traffic has been associated with asthma outcomes in children, but its effect on asthma in adults has not been well studied...
  78. pmc Socioeconomic gradients in tiotropium use among adults with COPD
    Paul D Blanc
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0924, USA
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 3:483-90. 2008
    ..Inequalities in the use of new medications may contribute to health disparities. We analyzed socioeconomic gradients in the use of tiotropium for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  79. pmc Patterns of psychosocial risk and long-term outcomes in rheumatoid arthritis
    Anne Morris
    Arthritis Research Group, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Psychol Health Med 13:529-44. 2008
    ..9%, incremental = 1.5%). Thus, psychosocial risk factors are more closely linked to depressive symptoms and function over time. Global pain and utilization appear to be more closely related to disease factors...
  80. 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...
  81. pmc COPD as a systemic disease: impact on physical functional limitations
    Mark D Eisner
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0111, USA
    Am J Med 121:789-96. 2008
    ..We aimed to elucidate the physical functional limitations that are directly attributable to COPD compared to a matched referent group without the condition...
  82. pmc Perceived neighborhood problems and quality of life, physical functioning, and depressive symptoms among adults with asthma
    Irene H Yen
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 335, San Francisco, CA 94143 0856, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:873-9. 2006
    ..We investigated associations between perceived neighborhood problems and quality of life (QOL), physical functioning, and depressive symptoms among adults with asthma...
  83. pmc Pulmonary function and the risk of functional limitation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Mark D Eisner
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1090-101. 2008
    ..Longitudinal follow-up can delineate the impact of these functional limitations on the prospective risk of disability, guiding preventive strategies that could attenuate the disablement process...
  84. pmc Effects of asthma education on children's use of acute care services: a meta-analysis
    Janet M Coffman
    Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, 3333 California St, Suite 265, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Pediatrics 121:575-86. 2008
    ..We conducted a meta-analysis to estimate the effects of pediatric asthma education on hospitalizations, emergency department visits, and urgent physician visits for asthma...
  85. ncbi request reprint Performance of valued life activities reflected asthma-specific quality of life more than general physical function
    Patricia P Katz
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 350 Parnassus Ave, Suite 609, San Francisco, CA 94143 0924, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:259-67. 2004
    ..We examined the prevalence of disability in valued life activities (VLAs) among a group of adults with asthma and the impact of general physical function and performance of VLAs on asthma-specific quality of life (QOL)...
  86. ncbi request reprint Functional limitations and well-being in injured municipal workers: a longitudinal study
    Marion Gillen
    Department of Community Health Systems, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0608, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 14:89-105. 2004
    ..Functional limitations persisted in workers after relatively minor workplace injuries despite a 91% return to work rate...
  87. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and impact of managed care for persons with rheumatoid arthritis in 1994 and 1999
    Edward Yelin
    Rosalind Russell Medical Research Center for Arthritis, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0920, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 47:172-80. 2002
    ....
  88. pmc Effect of arthritis in middle age on older-age functioning
    Kenneth E Covinsky
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:23-8. 2008
    ..To examine whether symptomatic arthritis in middle age predicts the earlier onset of functional difficulties (difficulty with activities of daily living (ADLs) and walking) that are associated with loss of independence in older persons...
  89. pmc Patient-physician discordance in assessments of global disease severity in rheumatoid arthritis
    Jennifer L Barton
    Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:857-64. 2010
    ....
  90. pmc Missed opportunities for depression screening in patients with arthritis in the United States
    Mary E Margaretten
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:1637-42. 2013
    ..Depression screening guidelines have been endorsed for high-risk groups, including persons with arthritis, in the hopes that screening will increase recognition and use of appropriate interventions...
  91. pmc Translating medical effectiveness research into policy: lessons from the California Health Benefits Review Program
    Janet M Coffman
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Milbank Q 87:863-902. 2009
    ..This program, based at the University of California, analyzes the medical effectiveness of health insurance benefit mandate bills for the California legislature, as well as their impact on cost and public health...
  92. ncbi request reprint Reading and interpreting economic evaluations in rheumatoid arthritis: an assessment of selected instruments for critical appraisal
    Michael H Weisman
    Evidence Based Medicine Working Groups in Rheumatology, Beverly Hills, CA, USA
    J Rheumatol 30:1739-47. 2003
    ..To describe and compare the relative attributes (reliability, ease of use, applicability, and relevance) of different assessment tools for economic analyses as they pertain to rheumatoid arthritis (RA) literature...
  93. pmc COPD and cognitive impairment: the role of hypoxemia and oxygen therapy
    Neeta Thakur
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 5:263-9. 2010
    ..In patients with established COPD, we evaluated the impact of disease severity and impairment of respiratory physiology on cognitive impairment and the potential mitigating role of oxygen therapy...
  94. pmc Evaluating medical effectiveness for the california health benefits review program
    Harold S Luft
    Institute for Health Policy Studies, 3333 California Street, Suite 265, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:1007-26. 2006
    ..These goals and constraints yield an approach that differs somewhat from an investigator-initiated review of the literature...
  95. ncbi request reprint A comprehensive study of the direct and indirect costs of adult asthma
    Miriam G Cisternas
    MGC Data Services, Carlsbad, California, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 111:1212-8. 2003
    ..Asthma is a common and costly health condition, but most estimates of its economic effect have relied on secondary sources with limited condition-specific detail...
  96. ncbi request reprint The costs of arthritis
    Dorothy D Dunlop
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 49:101-13. 2003
  97. ncbi request reprint Focusing interventions for disability among patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Edward H Yelin
    Arthritis Rheum 47:231-3. 2002

Research Grants12

  1. Health Systems, Quality of Care, and Outcomes in SLE
    Edward Yelin; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The project could help persons with SLE from low socioeconomic backgrounds by showing that referral to physicians providing high quality care will reduce disparities in outcomes. ..
  2. NIAMS MULTIDISCIPLINARY CLINICAL RESEARCH CENTER
    Edward Yelin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The Center's Director and Associate Director are Drs. Edward Yelin and Lindsey Criswell, respectively. The Director of the Core Unit is Dr. Patricia Katz...
  3. Emerging Health Care System and SLE
    Edward Yelin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. Evidence-Based Rheumatology: Prevalence/Impact Arthritis
    Edward Yelin; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The conference will be one day in duration and will take place on November 12, 2005, the day preceding the formal opening of the Annual Meeting of the American College of Rheumatology. ..
  5. Economic, Social, and Psychological Burdens of Arthritis
    Edward Yelin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The conference will be one day in duration and will take place the day preceding the formal opening of the Annual Meeting of the American College of Rheumatology. ..
  6. Health Systems, Quality of Care, and Outcomes in SLE
    Edward H Yelin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The project could help persons with SLE from low socioeconomic backgrounds by showing that referral to physicians providing high quality care will reduce disparities in outcomes. ..