Cynthia J Coffman

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Intersection tests for single marker QTL analysis can be more powerful than two marker QTL analysis
    Cynthia J Coffman
    Institute for Clinical and Epidemiological Research, Biostatistics Unit, Durham VA Medical Center 152, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    BMC Genet 4:10. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Estimating the occurrence of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis among Gulf War (1990-1991) veterans using capture-recapture methods
    Cynthia J Coffman
    Institute for Clinical and Epidemiological Research, Biostatistics Unit, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 24:141-50. 2005
  3. pmc Identification of co-regulated transcripts affecting male body size in Drosophila
    Cynthia J Coffman
    Health Services Research and Development Biostatistics Unit, Durham VA Medical Center 152, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Genome Biol 6:R53. 2005
  4. pmc Tailored Case Management for Diabetes and Hypertension (TEACH-DM) in a community population: study design and baseline sample characteristics
    Matthew J Crowley
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 36:298-306. 2013
  5. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of CouPLES: a spouse-assisted lifestyle change intervention to improve low-density lipoprotein cholesterol
    Corrine I Voils
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Prev Med 56:46-52. 2013
  6. pmc Can physicians accurately predict which patients will lose weight, improve nutrition and increase physical activity?
    Kathryn I Pollak
    Cancer Prevention, Detection and Control Research Program, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Fam Pract 29:553-60. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Telephone-based self-management of osteoarthritis: A randomized trial
    Kelli D Allen
    Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Ann Intern Med 153:570-9. 2010
  8. pmc Predictors of weight loss communication in primary care encounters
    Kathryn I Pollak
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 85:e175-82. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Differences in osteoarthritis self-management support intervention outcomes according to race and health literacy
    Nina R Sperber
    Health Services Research and Development Service, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Health Educ Res 28:502-11. 2013
  10. doi request reprint The trials and tribulations of enrolling couples in a randomized, controlled trial: a self-management program for hyperlipidemia as a model
    Corrine I Voils
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 84:33-40. 2011

Detail Information

Publications60

  1. pmc Intersection tests for single marker QTL analysis can be more powerful than two marker QTL analysis
    Cynthia J Coffman
    Institute for Clinical and Epidemiological Research, Biostatistics Unit, Durham VA Medical Center 152, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    BMC Genet 4:10. 2003
    ..We present a reanalysis of a data set from a QTL study of ovariole number in Drosophila melanogaster...
  2. ncbi request reprint Estimating the occurrence of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis among Gulf War (1990-1991) veterans using capture-recapture methods
    Cynthia J Coffman
    Institute for Clinical and Epidemiological Research, Biostatistics Unit, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 24:141-50. 2005
    ....
  3. pmc Identification of co-regulated transcripts affecting male body size in Drosophila
    Cynthia J Coffman
    Health Services Research and Development Biostatistics Unit, Durham VA Medical Center 152, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Genome Biol 6:R53. 2005
    ..Applied to body size in Drosophila simulans, an evolutionarily important complex trait, a factor was directly associated with body size...
  4. pmc Tailored Case Management for Diabetes and Hypertension (TEACH-DM) in a community population: study design and baseline sample characteristics
    Matthew J Crowley
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 36:298-306. 2013
    ..We describe the design and baseline results of a trial evaluating a behavioral intervention among community patients with poorly-controlled diabetes and comorbid hypertension...
  5. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of CouPLES: a spouse-assisted lifestyle change intervention to improve low-density lipoprotein cholesterol
    Corrine I Voils
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Prev Med 56:46-52. 2013
    ..This randomized controlled trial evaluated the effectiveness of a telephone-delivered, spouse-assisted lifestyle intervention to reduce patient LDL-C...
  6. pmc Can physicians accurately predict which patients will lose weight, improve nutrition and increase physical activity?
    Kathryn I Pollak
    Cancer Prevention, Detection and Control Research Program, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Fam Pract 29:553-60. 2012
    ..The relationships between physician outcome expectations and patient motivation and confidence also are assessed...
  7. doi request reprint Telephone-based self-management of osteoarthritis: A randomized trial
    Kelli D Allen
    Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Ann Intern Med 153:570-9. 2010
    ..Osteoarthritis is a leading cause of pain and disability, and self-management behaviors for osteoarthritis are underutilized...
  8. pmc Predictors of weight loss communication in primary care encounters
    Kathryn I Pollak
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 85:e175-82. 2011
    ..We assessed patient, physician, relationship, and systems predictors of length of weight-loss discussions and whether physicians' used MI techniques...
  9. doi request reprint Differences in osteoarthritis self-management support intervention outcomes according to race and health literacy
    Nina R Sperber
    Health Services Research and Development Service, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Health Educ Res 28:502-11. 2013
    ..These results warrant further research designed specifically to assess whether this type of intervention can reduce OA disparities...
  10. doi request reprint The trials and tribulations of enrolling couples in a randomized, controlled trial: a self-management program for hyperlipidemia as a model
    Corrine I Voils
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 84:33-40. 2011
    ..However, couples-based interventions present logistical challenges. We describe our experience and lessons learned while recruiting couples into the Couples Partnering for Lipid-Enhancing Strategies (CouPLES) trial...
  11. pmc Physician empathy and listening: associations with patient satisfaction and autonomy
    Kathryn I Pollak
    Cancer Prevention, Detection, and Control Research Program, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 24:665-72. 2011
    ..Motivational Interviewing (MI) is used to help patients change their behaviors. We sought to determine if physician use of specific MI techniques increases patient satisfaction with the physician and perceived autonomy...
  12. pmc Participant evaluation of a telephone-based osteoarthritis self-management program, 2006-2009
    Nina R Sperber
    Health Services Research and Development Service, Durham VA Medical Center, 411 W Chapel Hill St, Ste 600, Durham, NC 27701, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E73. 2012
    ..We describe participants' evaluations of a telephone-based, osteoarthritis self-management support intervention that yielded improved outcomes in a clinical trial...
  13. pmc Teaching Physicians Motivational Interviewing for Discussing Weight With Overweight Adolescents
    Kathryn I Pollak
    Cancer Control and Populations Sciences, Duke Cancer Institute, Durham, North Carolina Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 59:96-103. 2016
    ..We tested whether an online intervention combined with a patient feedback report improved physicians' use of motivational interviewing (MI) techniques when discussing weight with overweight and obese adolescents...
  14. pmc Examining the impact of genetic testing for type 2 diabetes on health behaviors: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Corrine I Voils
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Trials 13:121. 2012
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Patient self-efficacy and spouse perception of spousal support are associated with lower patient weight: baseline results from a spousal support behavioral intervention
    Patrick Gallagher
    Durham VA Medical Center, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham, NC, USA
    Psychol Health Med 18:175-81. 2013
    ..0 lbs, p = .03). Future research should explore the causal pathways between perceived support and health outcomes to establish whether patient support behaviors could be a point of intervention for weight management...
  16. pmc Patient and provider interventions for managing osteoarthritis in primary care: protocols for two randomized controlled trials
    Kelli D Allen
    Health Services Research and Development Service, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:60. 2012
    ..This manuscript describes two ongoing randomized clinical trials being conducted in two different health care systems, examining patient-based and provider-based interventions for managing hip and knee OA in primary care...
  17. doi request reprint Group Versus Individual Physical Therapy for Veterans With Knee Osteoarthritis: Randomized Clinical Trial
    Kelli D Allen
    K D Allen, PhD, Health Services Research and Development Service 152, Durham VA Medical Center, 508 Fulton St, Durham, NC 27705 USA Department of Medicine and Thurston Arthritis Research Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina and Center for Aging and Human Development, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
    Phys Ther 96:597-608. 2016
    ..Efficient approaches are needed for delivering nonpharmacological interventions for management of knee osteoarthritis (OA)...
  18. pmc Does Type 2 Diabetes Genetic Testing and Counseling Reduce Modifiable Risk Factors? A Randomized Controlled Trial of Veterans
    Corrine I Voils
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 508 Fulton St, Durham, NC, 27705, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 30:1591-8. 2015
    ..We examined the clinical utility of supplementing type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) risk counseling with DM genetic test results and counseling...
  19. pmc Weight's up? Predictors of weight-related communication during primary care visits with overweight adolescents
    Kathryn I Pollak
    Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Duke Cancer Institute, Durham, USA Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, USA Electronic address
    Patient Educ Couns 96:327-32. 2014
    ..Physicians' use of Motivational Interviewing (MI) techniques when discussing weight with adolescent patients is unknown...
  20. pmc Factors associated with choice of a low-fat or low-carbohydrate diet during a behavioral weight loss intervention
    Megan A McVay
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Duke University, Durham, NC 27701 USA Electronic address
    Appetite 83:117-24. 2014
    ..Research is needed to determine if congruency between food preferences and dietary approach is associated with weight loss. ..
  21. pmc Clinic variation in recruitment metrics, patient characteristics and treatment use in a randomized clinical trial of osteoarthritis management
    Kelli D Allen
    Health Services Research and Development Service, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15:413. 2014
    ..This multi-site approach is important for assessing generalizability of the interventions. These analyses describe heterogeneity in clinic and patient characteristics, as well as recruitment metrics, across PRIMO study clinics...
  22. doi request reprint Can group medical clinics improve lipid management in diabetes?
    Matthew J Crowley
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Duke University, Durham, NC Electronic address
    Am J Med 127:145-51. 2014
    ..Group medical clinics may improve diabetes and hypertension control, but data about dyslipidemia are limited. We examined the impact of group medical clinics on lipids among patients with uncontrolled diabetes and hypertension...
  23. doi request reprint Group physical therapy for veterans with knee osteoarthritis: study design and methodology
    Kelli D Allen
    Health Services Research and Development Service, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 34:296-304. 2013
    ..Linear mixed models will be used to compare outcomes for the two study arms. An economic cost analysis of the PT interventions will also be conducted...
  24. doi request reprint Comparison of pain measures among patients with osteoarthritis
    Kelli D Allen
    Health Services Research and Development Service, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    J Pain 11:522-7. 2010
    ..In summary, patients with OA accurately recalled their average pain over a 1-day period, and this did not differ according to any patient characteristics examined...
  25. doi request reprint Frequency and predictors of de novo hepatocellular carcinoma in patients awaiting orthotopic liver transplantation during the model for end-stage liver disease era
    Carla W Brady
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Liver Transpl 14:228-34. 2008
    ..06, 1.86) emerged as a predictor of increased odds of de novo HCC. A significant proportion of patients listed for OLT develop de novo HCC. Identifying predictors of HCC in these patients may facilitate timely HCC screening and diagnosis...
  26. pmc Study protocol: Couples Partnering for Lipid Enhancing Strategies (CouPLES) - a randomized, controlled trial
    Corrine I Voils
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Trials 10:10. 2009
    ....
  27. pmc The association of comorbid conditions with patient-reported outcomes in Veterans with hip and knee osteoarthritis
    Leah L Zullig
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Clin Rheumatol 34:1435-41. 2015
    ..Interventions for patients with OA need to address comorbid conditions and their impact on key outcomes...
  28. pmc Weight-related SMS texts promoting appropriate pregnancy weight gain: a pilot study
    Kathryn I Pollak
    Cancer Control and Populations Sciences, Duke Cancer Institute, Durham, USA Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, USA Electronic address
    Patient Educ Couns 97:256-60. 2014
    ..Excessive gestational weight gain (GWG) puts women and children at risk of obesity. We piloted an SMS-texting intervention to promote healthy GWG among overweight and obese women...
  29. pmc Nurse-led behavioral management of diabetes and hypertension in community practices: a randomized trial
    David Edelman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 30:626-33. 2015
    ..Several trials have demonstrated the efficacy of nurse telephone case management for diabetes (DM) and hypertension (HTN) in academic or vertically integrated systems. Little is known about the real-world potency of these interventions...
  30. pmc Considering patient diet preference to optimize weight loss: design considerations of a randomized trial investigating the impact of choice
    William S Yancy
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Department of Veterans Affairs, Durham, NC, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 35:106-16. 2013
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Factors associated with survival in the National Registry of Veterans with ALS
    Daniel M Pastula
    School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler 10:332-8. 2009
    ..This finding could be due to a common exposure, a shared characteristic, an unmeasured confounder, or an enrollment bias. More research will be needed to understand the reasons behind this new finding...
  32. pmc Food preferences and weight change during low-fat and low-carbohydrate diets
    Megan A McVay
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, United States Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC, United States Electronic address
    Appetite 103:336-43. 2016
    ..Congruency of food preferences and weight loss may influence each other early during a low-carbohydrate diet but not low-fat diet, possibly due to different features of these diets...
  33. pmc Open-label randomized trial of titrated disease management for patients with hypertension: Study design and baseline sample characteristics
    George L Jackson
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA Electronic address
    Contemp Clin Trials 50:5-15. 2016
    ..6mmHg. This trial will determine if a disease management program that is titrated by matching the intensity of resources to patients' BP control leads to superior outcomes compared to a low-intensity management strategy. ..
  34. doi request reprint Mechanisms of patient health behavior change in a randomized controlled trial of a spouse-assisted intervention
    Megan A McVay
    a Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Psychol Health Med 20:753-66. 2015
    ..Intervention-induced changes in spousal support and dietary self-efficacy did not translate into behavior change. Other mechanisms may be driving behavior change...
  35. doi request reprint Medical clinics versus usual care for patients with both diabetes and hypertension: a randomized trial
    David Edelman
    Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Ann Intern Med 152:689-96. 2010
    ..Group medical clinics (GMCs) are widely used in the management of diabetes and hypertension, but data on their effectiveness are limited...
  36. pmc Model selection in binary trait locus mapping
    Cynthia J Coffman
    Institute for Clinical and Epidemiological Research Biostatistics Unit, Durham VA Medical Center 152, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Genetics 170:1281-97. 2005
    ..This procedure can identify unlinked epistatic BTL, demonstrated by our simulations and the reanalysis of Oncorhynchus mykiss experimental data...
  37. doi request reprint Ascertainment of colonoscopy indication using administrative data
    Deborah A Fisher
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 55:1721-5. 2010
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Characteristics associated with participation in DNA banking: The National Registry of Veterans with ALS
    Lisa DiMartino
    Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, VAMC, Durham NC 27705, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 28:572-82. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine characteristics associated with participation in a DNA bank among veterans diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Dose-response effects of cognitive-behavioral insomnia therapy: a randomized clinical trial
    Jack D Edinger
    VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Sleep 30:203-12. 2007
    ..To determine the optimal number of therapist-guided Cognitive-Behavioral Insomnia Therapy (CBT) sessions required for treating primary sleep-maintenance insomnia...
  40. ncbi request reprint Barriers to full colon evaluation for a positive fecal occult blood test
    Deborah A Fisher
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1232-5. 2006
    ..The primary aim of this study was to explore the factors associated with undergoing a full colon evaluation for a positive fecal occult blood test (FOBT) in a single Veterans Affairs center...
  41. ncbi request reprint The impact of environmental tobacco smoke on women's risk of dying from heart disease: a meta-analysis
    Suneet Kaur
    Health Services Research and Development, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:888-97. 2004
    ..To review systematically and analyze the association between environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure and the risk of dying from heart disease in women...
  42. pmc Physician communication techniques and weight loss in adults: Project CHAT
    Kathryn I Pollak
    Cancer Prevention, Detection and Control Research Program, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Prev Med 39:321-8. 2010
    ..Physicians are encouraged to counsel overweight and obese patients to lose weight...
  43. doi request reprint Effects of provision of type 2 diabetes genetic risk feedback on patient perceptions of diabetes control and diet and physical activity self-efficacy
    Megan A McVay
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA Electronic address
    Patient Educ Couns . 2015
    ..We examined effects of providing type 2 diabetes genetic risk feedback on controllability perceptions...
  44. doi request reprint Discharge information and support for veterans Receiving Outpatient Care in the Emergency Department: study design and methods
    Susan Nicole Hastings
    Health Services Research and Development Service, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA Center for the Study of Human Aging and Development, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA Electronic address
    Contemp Clin Trials 39:342-50. 2014
    ....
  45. pmc Impact of baseline insulin regimen on glycemic response to a group medical clinic intervention
    Matthew J Crowley
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Diabetes Care 36:1954-60. 2013
    ..It remains unclear which patients benefit most from GMC. This secondary analysis examined the impact of baseline insulin regimen on GMC response...
  46. doi request reprint Screening for cognitive impairment: comparing the performance of four instruments in primary care
    Tracey Holsinger
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1027-36. 2012
    ..To determine whether brief cognitive screening tests perform as well as a longer screening test in diagnosis of cognitive impairment, no dementia (CIND) or dementia...
  47. pmc Effects of counseling techniques on patients' weight-related attitudes and behaviors in a primary care clinic
    Mary E Cox
    Dept of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 85:363-8. 2011
    ..Examine primary care physicians' use of counseling techniques when treating overweight and obese patients and the association with mediators of behavior change as well as change in nutrition, exercise, and weight loss attempts...
  48. doi request reprint The Self-Management of OsteoArthritis in Veterans (SeMOA) Study: design and methodology
    Kelli D Allen
    Health Services Research and Development Service, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705P, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 29:596-607. 2008
    ..There is a need to implement effective self-management programs among the growing number of adults with OA...
  49. pmc Validation of a questionnaire to assess self-reported colorectal cancer screening status using face-to-face administration
    Deborah A Fisher
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 54:1297-306. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the accuracy of a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-developed colorectal cancer screening questionnaire...
  50. ncbi request reprint One-year follow-up study of blood pressure and dietary patterns in dietary approaches to stop hypertension (DASH)-sodium participants
    Jamy D Ard
    Duke Hypertension Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Hypertens 17:1156-62. 2004
    ....
  51. doi request reprint Spouse health behavior outcomes from a randomized controlled trial of a spouse-assisted lifestyle change intervention to improve patient low-density lipoprotein cholesterol
    Heather A King
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, HSR and D 152, 508 Fulton St, Durham, NC, 27705, USA
    J Behav Med 37:1102-7. 2014
    ..To improve spouse outcomes, couple interventions may need to include spouse behavior change goals and reciprocal support between patients and spouses and consider the need for improvement in spouse outcomes. ..
  52. ncbi request reprint Compliance with referral for hepatitis C evaluation among veterans
    Carla W Brady
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 41:927-31. 2007
    ..The goals of this study were to quantify the rate and to identify predictors of compliance with outpatient hepatitis C evaluation...
  53. ncbi request reprint Home health care and patterns of subsequent VA and medicare health care utilization for veterans
    Courtney Harold Van Houtven
    Health Services Research and Development in Primary Care, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Gerontologist 48:668-78. 2008
    ..We also consider crossover between the VA and Medicare...
  54. pmc Ovarian preservation by GnRH agonists during chemotherapy: a meta-analysis
    Megan E B Clowse
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:311-9. 2009
    ..We performed a systematic review of studies examining whether a GnRHa administered during chemotherapy is protective of ovarian function and fertility...
  55. ncbi request reprint Is specialty care associated with improved survival of patients with congestive heart failure?
    Olafur S Indridason
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 145:300-9. 2003
    ..We wanted to examine the association between pattern of outpatient care and survival of patients with CHF...
  56. pmc To condition or not condition? Analysing 'change' in longitudinal randomised controlled trials
    Cynthia J Coffman
    Health Services Research, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    BMJ Open 6:e013096. 2016
    ....
  57. pmc Factors associated with survival of veterans with gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors
    Bryan L Balmadrid
    Division of Gastroenterology, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Cancer Epidemiol 2012:986708. 2012
    ..Worsened survival was associated with older age, tumor site, advanced stage, and earlier year of diagnosis...
  58. pmc Gender differences in health care utilization among veterans with chronic pain
    Suneet Kaur
    Health Services Research and Development, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:228-33. 2007
    ..Outpatient service use is higher for veterans with pain than for veterans without pain. Our study objective was to identify differences in outpatient utilization between men and women veterans with chronic pain...
  59. ncbi request reprint Comparison of three comorbidity measures for predicting health service use in patients with osteoarthritis
    Kelli L Dominick
    Durham VAMC, Duke University Medical Center, NC 27705, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 53:666-72. 2005
    ..To compare the ability of 3 database-derived comorbidity scores, the Charlson Score, Elixhauser method, and RxRisk-V, in predicting health service use among individuals with osteoarthritis (OA)...
  60. ncbi request reprint Hormone therapy does not affect depression severity in older women
    Karen M Goldstein
    Duke University Medical Center, Duke University School of Medicine, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:616-23. 2005
    ..The authors examined the relationship between hormone therapy (HT) use and depressive symptom severity...