Gretchen Lano Birbeck
Affiliation: Michigan State University
- Cerebral MalariaGretchen L Birbeck
Departments of Neurology and Epidemiology, Michigan State University, 138 Service Road, A217, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
Curr Treat Options Neurol 6:125-137. 2004..Until more data are available, much of the management of cerebral malaria will continue to be based on anecdote rather than evidence...
- Seizure reduction and quality of life improvements in people with epilepsyGretchen L Birbeck
Department of Neurology, Michigan State University, Clinical Center, East Lansing, MI 48824 1313, USA
Epilepsia 43:535-8. 2002....
- Antiretroviral adherence in rural Zambia: the first year of treatment availabilityGretchen L Birbeck
Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:669-74. 2009..01) were associated with good adherence. Social support is a key patient-level resource impacting ART adherence in rural Zambia. Limited spousal disclosure affects women more than men. Clinic buddies are associated with better adherence...
- The health care workforce for epilepsy in resource-poor settings: what will work? What is realistic?Gretchen L Birbeck
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
Epilepsia 49:1642-3. 2008
- Women's experiences living with epilepsy in ZambiaGretchen L Birbeck
Chikankata Health Services Epilepsy Care Team, Mazabuka, Zambia
Am J Trop Med Hyg 79:168-72. 2008..Our findings have implications for access to care and care delivery for vulnerable populations with epilepsy...
- The social and economic impact of epilepsy in Zambia: a cross-sectional studyGretchen Birbeck
Michigan State University s International Neurologic and Psychiatric Epidemiology Program, East Lansing, MI 48824 1313, USA
Lancet Neurol 6:39-44. 2007..We sought to assess the social and economic effect of living with epilepsy in sub-Saharan Africa...
- Multispecialty stroke services in California hospitals are associated with reduced mortalityGretchen L Birbeck
Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA
Neurology 66:1527-32. 2006..To evaluate whether 1) a dedicated, multispecialty service, 2) a distinct hospital ward, 3) protocols, and 4) a specialist are associated with reduced mortality among patients with stroke...
- Human immunodeficiency virus dementia patients in Africa: How many? Who cares? And where to from here?Gretchen L Birbeck
Epilepsy Care Team, Chikankata Health Services, Mazabuka, Zambia
J Neurovirol 11:30-3. 2005..Such screening tools could also serve as clinical indicators of possible HIV-related cognitive impairment facilitate implementation of ART adherence...
- Primary healthcare workers' perceptions about barriers to health services in ZambiaGretchen L Birbeck
Chikankata Hospital, Private Bag S1, Mazabuka, Zambia
Trop Doct 34:84-6. 2004
- Intravenous tissue plasminogen activator for acute stroke in California: recipients and resourcesGretchen L Birbeck
Department of Neurology and Epidemiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich, USA
Cerebrovasc Dis 17:341-3. 2004
- Epilepsy prevalence in rural Zambia: a door-to-door surveyGretchen L Birbeck
Michigan State University, Lansing, MI, USA
Trop Med Int Health 9:92-5. 2004..To identify people with epilepsy (PWE) in our Zambian catchment area of 55,000 people...
- Do malpractice concerns, payment mechanisms, and attitudes influence test-ordering decisions?G L Birbeck
Department of Neurology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA
Neurology 62:119-21. 2004..These findings have implications for training needs and suggest malpractice worries may inflate health care costs...
- Identification of malaria retinopathy improves the specificity of the clinical diagnosis of cerebral malaria: findings from a prospective cohort studyGretchen L Birbeck
International Neurologic and Psychiatric Epidemiology Program, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 82:231-4. 2010..This subset of patients may represent children with a pre-existing propensity to adverse neurologic symptoms and outcomes...
- Famine-associated AED toxicity in rural ZambiaGretchen Lano Birbeck
Epilepsia 44:1127. 2003
- Epilepsy-associated stigma in ZambiaGretchen Birbeck; Fiscal Year: 2005..This contextual framework will facilitate the development of effective, community-based interventions aimed at improving the lives of people with epilepsy in the region. ..
- Is Cerebral Malaria a Risk Factor for Epilepsy?Gretchen Birbeck; Fiscal Year: 2008..Terrie Taylor resides. ..