W M Vollmer

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint 20-year trends in the prevalence of asthma and chronic airflow obstruction in an HMO
    W M Vollmer
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, VA Medical Center, and Oregon Health Sciences University 97227 1098, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 157:1079-84. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Recruitment and retention of minority participants in the DASH controlled feeding trial. DASH Collaborative Research Group. Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension
    W M Vollmer
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research
    Ethn Dis 8:198-208. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Race and gender differences in the effects of smoking on lung function
    W M Vollmer
    Center for Health Research, Portland, OR 97227 1098, USA
    Chest 117:764-72. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of diet and sodium intake on blood pressure: subgroup analysis of the DASH-sodium trial
    W M Vollmer
    Center for Health Research, 3800 North Interstate Avenue, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    Ann Intern Med 135:1019-28. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Association of asthma control with health care utilization and quality of life
    W M Vollmer
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 160:1647-52. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint Prolonged episodes of persistent asthma: A distinct clinical pattern with characteristic clinical features
    K C Chang
    Department of Allergy and Immunology, Kaiser Permanente Northwest Region, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    Chest 117:944-9. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparing office-based and ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in clinical trials
    W M Vollmer
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, OR 97227 1110, USA
    J Hum Hypertens 19:77-82. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Worldwide burden of COPD in high- and low-income countries. Part I. The burden of obstructive lung disease (BOLD) initiative
    A S Buist
    Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 12:703-8. 2008
  9. pmc Comparison of spirometry criteria for the diagnosis of COPD: results from the BOLD study
    W M Vollmer
    Kaiser Permanente, Center for Health Research, Portland, OR 97227 1110, USA
    Eur Respir J 34:588-97. 2009

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Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint 20-year trends in the prevalence of asthma and chronic airflow obstruction in an HMO
    W M Vollmer
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, VA Medical Center, and Oregon Health Sciences University 97227 1098, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 157:1079-84. 1998
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  2. ncbi request reprint Recruitment and retention of minority participants in the DASH controlled feeding trial. DASH Collaborative Research Group. Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension
    W M Vollmer
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research
    Ethn Dis 8:198-208. 1998
    ..Eighty-eight percent of African-American respondents reported they would participate again in a similar study. The insights from DASH should help inform future efforts to recruit minority participants...
  3. ncbi request reprint Race and gender differences in the effects of smoking on lung function
    W M Vollmer
    Center for Health Research, Portland, OR 97227 1098, USA
    Chest 117:764-72. 2000
    ..To assess the extent to which the relationship between smoking and lung function in adults varies by gender and race/ethnicity...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of diet and sodium intake on blood pressure: subgroup analysis of the DASH-sodium trial
    W M Vollmer
    Center for Health Research, 3800 North Interstate Avenue, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    Ann Intern Med 135:1019-28. 2001
    ..001) and by 3.7/1.5 mm Hg in those 45 years of age or younger (P < 0.05). CONCLUSION: The DASH diet plus reduced sodium intake is recommended to control blood pressure in diverse subgroups...
  5. ncbi request reprint Association of asthma control with health care utilization and quality of life
    W M Vollmer
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 160:1647-52. 1999
    ..Asthma control is an important "vital sign" that may be useful both for population-based disease management as well as for the management of individual patients...
  6. ncbi request reprint Prolonged episodes of persistent asthma: A distinct clinical pattern with characteristic clinical features
    K C Chang
    Department of Allergy and Immunology, Kaiser Permanente Northwest Region, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    Chest 117:944-9. 2000
    ..To investigate a clinical pattern of unexplained persistent asthma that is episodic in nature and lasts for months to years. This pattern of prolonged episodes of unexplained, persistent asthma was not defined previously...
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparing office-based and ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in clinical trials
    W M Vollmer
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, OR 97227 1110, USA
    J Hum Hypertens 19:77-82. 2005
    ..Participants readily accepted the ABPM devices, and their use requires less staff training. ABPM provides a useful alternative to RZ-BP measurements in clinical trials...
  8. ncbi request reprint Worldwide burden of COPD in high- and low-income countries. Part I. The burden of obstructive lung disease (BOLD) initiative
    A S Buist
    Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 12:703-8. 2008
    ..Burden of Obstructive Lung Disease (BOLD) Initiative sites worldwide...
  9. pmc Comparison of spirometry criteria for the diagnosis of COPD: results from the BOLD study
    W M Vollmer
    Kaiser Permanente, Center for Health Research, Portland, OR 97227 1110, USA
    Eur Respir J 34:588-97. 2009
    ..7 should minimise known age biases and better reflect clinically significant irreversible airflow limitation. Our study also supports the use of the FEV(1)/FEV(6) as a practical substitute for the FEV(1)/FVC...