Margaret A Olsen

Summary

Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Developing a risk stratification model for surgical site infection after abdominal hysterectomy
    Margaret A Olsen
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110 1093, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:1077-83. 2009
  2. pmc Comparison of costs of surgical site infection and endometritis after cesarean delivery using claims and medical record data
    Margaret A Olsen
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:872-5. 2010
  3. pmc Use of diagnosis codes and/or wound culture results for surveillance of surgical site infection after mastectomy and breast reconstruction
    Margaret A Olsen
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:544-7. 2010
  4. pmc Attributable outcomes of endemic Clostridium difficile-associated disease in nonsurgical patients
    Erik R Dubberke
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:1031-8. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Hospital-associated costs due to surgical site infection after breast surgery
    Margaret A Olsen
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, Campus Box 8051, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Arch Surg 143:53-60; discussion 61. 2008
  6. pmc Risk factors for surgical site infection after major breast operation
    Margaret A Olsen
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 207:326-35. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Risk factors for surgical site infection following orthopaedic spinal operations
    Margaret A Olsen
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Campus Box 8051, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:62-9. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Clostridium difficile--associated disease in a setting of endemicity: identification of novel risk factors
    Erik R Dubberke
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:1543-9. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Short- and long-term attributable costs of Clostridium difficile-associated disease in nonsurgical inpatients
    Erik R Dubberke
    Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:497-504. 2008
  10. pmc Attributable costs of surgical site infection and endometritis after low transverse cesarean delivery
    Margaret A Olsen
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:276-82. 2010

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. pmc Developing a risk stratification model for surgical site infection after abdominal hysterectomy
    Margaret A Olsen
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110 1093, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:1077-83. 2009
    ..To increase our understanding of the risk factors needed to build a specific risk stratification index, we performed a retrospective multihospital analysis of risk factors for SSI after abdominal hysterectomy...
  2. pmc Comparison of costs of surgical site infection and endometritis after cesarean delivery using claims and medical record data
    Margaret A Olsen
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:872-5. 2010
    ..Attributable costs determined by multivariate generalized least-squares regression models with the 2 data sets were similar, suggesting that administrative data can be used to calculate infection costs...
  3. pmc Use of diagnosis codes and/or wound culture results for surveillance of surgical site infection after mastectomy and breast reconstruction
    Margaret A Olsen
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:544-7. 2010
    ..The sensitivity of the coding algorithm for identification of SSI was 87.5%, and the sensitivity of wound culture for identification of SSI was 78.1%. Our results suggest that SSI surveillance can be reliably performed using claims data...
  4. pmc Attributable outcomes of endemic Clostridium difficile-associated disease in nonsurgical patients
    Erik R Dubberke
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:1031-8. 2008
    ..Even in a nonoutbreak setting, CDAD had a statistically significant negative impact on patient illness and death, and the impact of CDAD persisted beyond hospital discharge...
  5. doi request reprint Hospital-associated costs due to surgical site infection after breast surgery
    Margaret A Olsen
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, Campus Box 8051, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Arch Surg 143:53-60; discussion 61. 2008
    ..To determine the attributable costs associated with surgical site infection (SSI) following breast surgery...
  6. pmc Risk factors for surgical site infection after major breast operation
    Margaret A Olsen
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 207:326-35. 2008
    ..Understanding surgical site infection (SSI) risk factors after breast operation is essential to develop infection-prevention strategies and improve surgical outcomes...
  7. doi request reprint Risk factors for surgical site infection following orthopaedic spinal operations
    Margaret A Olsen
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Campus Box 8051, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:62-9. 2008
    ..We conducted a case-control study to determine independent risk factors for surgical site infection following orthopaedic spinal operations...
  8. doi request reprint Clostridium difficile--associated disease in a setting of endemicity: identification of novel risk factors
    Erik R Dubberke
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:1543-9. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine risk factors for endemic CDAD, including CDAD pressure, a modified version of colonization pressure...
  9. doi request reprint Short- and long-term attributable costs of Clostridium difficile-associated disease in nonsurgical inpatients
    Erik R Dubberke
    Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:497-504. 2008
    ..There are few data on the short-term and long-term attributable costs of CDAD. The objective of this study was to determine the acute and 180-day attributable inpatient costs of CDAD...
  10. pmc Attributable costs of surgical site infection and endometritis after low transverse cesarean delivery
    Margaret A Olsen
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:276-82. 2010
    ..Accurate data on costs attributable to hospital-acquired infections are needed to determine their economic impact and the cost-benefit of potential preventive strategies...
  11. ncbi request reprint Multivariate analysis of risk factors for deep and superficial sternal infection after coronary artery bypass grafting at a tertiary care medical center
    Traves D Crabtree
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 16:53-61. 2004
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  12. pmc Risk factors for endometritis after low transverse cesarean delivery
    Margaret A Olsen
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:69-77. 2010
    ..To determine independent risk factors for endometritis after low transverse cesarean delivery...
  13. pmc The impact of prebiopsy antibiotics on pathogen recovery in hematogenous vertebral osteomyelitis
    Jonas Marschall
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 52:867-72. 2011
    ..Biopsy specimens are often obtained in the evaluation of hematogenous vertebral osteomyelitis. The effect of prebiopsy antibiotic exposure on pathogen recovery is unknown...
  14. pmc Multicenter study of surveillance for hospital-onset Clostridium difficile infection by the use of ICD-9-CM diagnosis codes
    Erik R Dubberke
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:262-8. 2010
    ..difficile toxin assay results...
  15. doi request reprint Risk factors for surgical site infection after low transverse cesarean section
    Margaret A Olsen
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:477-84; discussion 485-6. 2008
    ..Independent risk factors for surgical site infection (SSI) after cesarean section have not been well documented, despite the large number of cesarean sections performed and the relatively common occurrence of SSI...
  16. pmc Attributable costs of enterococcal bloodstream infections in a nonsurgical hospital cohort
    Anne M Butler
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:28-35. 2010
    ..Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE) bloodstream infections (BSIs) are associated with increased morbidity and mortality...
  17. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for leg harvest surgical site infections after coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Margaret A Olsen
    Washington University School of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, 660 South Euclid Ave, Campus Box 8051, St Louis, MO 63110 1093, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:992-9. 2003
    ..We sought to determine independent risk factors for leg surgical site infections using our institutional Society of Thoracic Surgeons database...
  18. ncbi request reprint Ventilator-associated pneumonia in extremely preterm neonates in a neonatal intensive care unit: characteristics, risk factors, and outcomes
    Anucha Apisarnthanarak
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, St Louis Children s Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Pediatrics 112:1283-9. 2003
    ..To determine the rates, characteristics, risk factors, and outcomes of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) in extremely preterm neonates in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)...
  19. pmc Burden of Clostridium difficile on the healthcare system
    Erik R Dubberke
    Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 55:S88-92. 2012
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  20. pmc The epidemiology of hematogenous vertebral osteomyelitis: a cohort study in a tertiary care hospital
    Kavita P Bhavan
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St, Louis, MO, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 10:158. 2010
    ..Limited data exist regarding hematogenous vertebral osteomyelitis. Our objective was to describe the epidemiology and management of hematogenous vertebral osteomyelitis...
  21. doi request reprint Improved surveillance for surgical site infections after orthopedic implantation procedures: extending applications for automated data
    Maureen K Bolon
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 48:1223-9. 2009
    ..We evaluated the use of automated inpatient diagnosis codes and pharmacy data to identify SSIs after arthroplasty...
  22. doi request reprint Mortality associated with bloodstream infection after coronary artery bypass surgery
    Margaret A Olsen
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110 1093, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:1537-46. 2008
    ..Mortality attributable to bloodstream infection (BSI) is still controversial. We studied the impact of BSI on mortality after coronary artery bypass surgery, including the specific impact of different etiologic organisms...
  23. ncbi request reprint Outcome and attributable cost of ventilator-associated pneumonia among intensive care unit patients in a suburban medical center
    David K Warren
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Crit Care Med 31:1312-7. 2003
    ..To determine the attributable cost of ventilator-associated pneumonia from a hospital-based cost perspective, after adjusting for potential confounders...
  24. ncbi request reprint The risk factors for deep and superficial chest surgical-site infections after coronary artery bypass graft surgery are different
    Margaret A Olsen
    Division of Infectious Diseases and Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 124:136-45. 2002
    ..We sought to determine risk factors for deep and superficial chest wound infections after coronary artery bypass graft surgery to develop predictive models...
  25. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for surgical site infection in spinal surgery
    Margaret A Olsen
    Division of Infectious Diseases and Neurosurgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Neurosurg 98:149-55. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to identify specific independent risk factors for surgical site infections (SSIs) occurring after laminectomy or spinal fusion...
  26. pmc The value of infectious diseases consultation in Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
    Hitoshi Honda
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Med 123:631-7. 2010
    ..Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia results in substantial mortality. Infectious diseases specialist consultation can improve adherence to evidence-based management of S. aureus bacteremia, but its effect on mortality is unclear...
  27. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of Clostridium difficile-associated disease pressure as a risk factor for C difficile-associated disease
    Erik R Dubberke
    Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1092-7. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate CDAD pressure, a modified form of colonization pressure based on symptomatic CDAD cases, as a risk factor for CDAD...
  28. ncbi request reprint The business of health care epidemiology: creating a vision for service excellence
    Victoria J Fraser
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, and BJC Health Care, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Infect Control 30:77-85. 2002
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