Brent C Taylor

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Impact of diastolic and systolic blood pressure on mortality: implications for the definition of "normal"
    Brent C Taylor
    Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:685-90. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Prevalence and costs of co-occurring traumatic brain injury with and without psychiatric disturbance and pain among Afghanistan and Iraq War Veteran V.A. users
    Brent C Taylor
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Med Care 50:342-6. 2012
  3. pmc Prevalence and trends of selected urologic conditions for VA healthcare users
    Min Woong Sohn
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Edward Hines, JR VA Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
    BMC Urol 6:30. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Clinical outcomes in adults with chronic hepatitis B in association with patient and viral characteristics: A systematic review of evidence
    Brent C Taylor
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Hepatology 49:S85-95. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Association of endothelial nitric oxide synthase genotypes with bone mineral density, bone loss, hip structure, and risk of fracture in older women: the SOF study
    Brent C Taylor
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research 152 2E, Minneapolis VA Medical Center, and Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Bone 39:174-80. 2006
  6. pmc A comparison of frailty indexes for the prediction of falls, disability, fractures, and mortality in older men
    Kristine E Ensrud
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:492-8. 2009
  7. pmc Estimated GFR and risk of hip fracture in older men: comparison of associations using cystatin C and creatinine
    Kristine E Ensrud
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, MN Electronic address
    Am J Kidney Dis 63:31-9. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Comparison of 2 frailty indexes for prediction of falls, disability, fractures, and death in older women
    Kristine E Ensrud
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, General Internal Medicine, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:382-9. 2008
  9. pmc Muscle power and physical activity are associated with bone strength in older men: The osteoporotic fractures in men study
    Julie M Cousins
    School of Kinesiology, Laboratory for Musculoskeletal Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Bone 47:205-11. 2010
  10. pmc A comparison of prediction models for fractures in older women: is more better?
    Kristine E Ensrud
    Department of Medicine, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, MN 55417, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:2087-94. 2009

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  1. pmc Impact of diastolic and systolic blood pressure on mortality: implications for the definition of "normal"
    Brent C Taylor
    Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:685-90. 2011
    ..The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute currently defines a blood pressure under 120/80 as "normal."..
  2. doi request reprint Prevalence and costs of co-occurring traumatic brain injury with and without psychiatric disturbance and pain among Afghanistan and Iraq War Veteran V.A. users
    Brent C Taylor
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Med Care 50:342-6. 2012
    ..Patients with combat-related TBI also have high rates of psychiatric disturbances and pain...
  3. pmc Prevalence and trends of selected urologic conditions for VA healthcare users
    Min Woong Sohn
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Edward Hines, JR VA Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
    BMC Urol 6:30. 2006
    ..The objective of this study is to describe the prevalence rates and trends of urologic cancers and selected benign conditions from 1999 to 2002 for VHA users...
  4. doi request reprint Clinical outcomes in adults with chronic hepatitis B in association with patient and viral characteristics: A systematic review of evidence
    Brent C Taylor
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Hepatology 49:S85-95. 2009
    ..Baseline patient and disease characteristics provide important information about the risk of clinical outcomes and should be incorporated into monitoring or treatment decisions...
  5. ncbi request reprint Association of endothelial nitric oxide synthase genotypes with bone mineral density, bone loss, hip structure, and risk of fracture in older women: the SOF study
    Brent C Taylor
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research 152 2E, Minneapolis VA Medical Center, and Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Bone 39:174-80. 2006
    ..Confirmation of these findings is needed in other populations and with additional markers within and flanking the NOS3 gene region...
  6. pmc A comparison of frailty indexes for the prediction of falls, disability, fractures, and mortality in older men
    Kristine E Ensrud
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:492-8. 2009
    ....
  7. pmc Estimated GFR and risk of hip fracture in older men: comparison of associations using cystatin C and creatinine
    Kristine E Ensrud
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, MN Electronic address
    Am J Kidney Dis 63:31-9. 2014
    ..Whether estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) based on cystatin C (eGFRcys) is superior in predicting hip fracture risk to eGFR based on creatinine (eGFRcr) or the combination (eGFR(cr-cys)) also is uncertain...
  8. doi request reprint Comparison of 2 frailty indexes for prediction of falls, disability, fractures, and death in older women
    Kristine E Ensrud
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, General Internal Medicine, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:382-9. 2008
    ..Frailty, as defined by the index derived from the Cardiovascular Health Study (CHS index), predicts risk of adverse outcomes in older adults. Use of this index, however, is impractical in clinical practice...
  9. pmc Muscle power and physical activity are associated with bone strength in older men: The osteoporotic fractures in men study
    Julie M Cousins
    School of Kinesiology, Laboratory for Musculoskeletal Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Bone 47:205-11. 2010
    ..008). Similar results were found at both the distal and midshaft of the radius. The findings of this study suggest the importance of maintaining levels of physical activity and muscle strength in older men to prevent bone fragility...
  10. pmc A comparison of prediction models for fractures in older women: is more better?
    Kristine E Ensrud
    Department of Medicine, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, MN 55417, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:2087-94. 2009
    ..However, it is uncertain whether prediction with FRAX models is superior to that based on parsimonious models...
  11. ncbi request reprint Renal function and risk of hip and vertebral fractures in older women
    Kristine E Ensrud
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:133-9. 2007
    ..An increased rate of hip fractures has been reported in patients with end-stage renal disease, but the effect of less severe renal dysfunction on fracture risk is uncertain...
  12. pmc Association between serum 25(OH) vitamin D and the risk of cognitive decline in older women
    Yelena Slinin
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 67:1092-8. 2012
    ..We tested the hypothesis that lower 25(OH)D levels are associated with a greater likelihood of cognitive impairment and risk of cognitive decline...
  13. ncbi request reprint Association between prior non-spine non-hip fractures or prevalent radiographic vertebral deformities known to be at least 10 years old and incident hip fracture
    John T Schousboe
    Park Nicollet Health Services, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55416, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 21:1557-64. 2006
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  14. pmc Kidney function and cognitive performance and decline in older men
    Yelena Slinin
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:2082-8. 2008
    ..To examine the association between kidney function and cognitive impairment and decline in elderly men...
  15. pmc Cystatin C and risk of hip fractures in older women
    Kristine E Ensrud
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 28:1275-82. 2013
    ..These findings suggest that cystatin C may be a promising biomarker for identification of older adults at high risk of hip fracture...
  16. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels and rate of hip bone loss in older men
    Kristine E Ensrud
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, VA Medical Center, One Veterans Drive 111 0, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:2773-80. 2009
    ..Vitamin D deficiency is common among older adults, but the association between 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] levels and rates of bone loss is uncertain...
  17. pmc Rest/activity rhythms and cardiovascular disease in older men
    Misti L Paudel
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Chronobiol Int 28:258-66. 2011
    ..These results should be confirmed in other populations...
  18. pmc Differences in site-specific fracture risk among older women with discordant results for osteoporosis at hip and spine: study of osteoporotic fractures
    Howard A Fink
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Clin Densitom 11:250-9. 2008
    ..Women osteoporotic only at spine would not have been identified from hip BMD measurement alone, and may have a sufficiently high fracture risk to warrant preventive treatment...
  19. pmc Cystatin C and frailty in older men
    Allyson Hart
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:1530-6. 2013
    ..To determine whether higher cystatin C would be associated with greater frailty in men aged 65 and older...
  20. ncbi request reprint Association between self-reported prior wrist fractures and risk of subsequent hip and radiographic vertebral fractures in older women: a prospective study
    John T Schousboe
    Section of Rheumatology, Park Nicollet Health Services, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55416, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 20:100-6. 2005
    ..Validation of such an approach would require intervention trials in patients with prior wrist fracture...
  21. pmc Bone mass and strength in older men with type 2 diabetes: the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Study
    Moira A Petit
    School of Kinesiology, Laboratory for Musculoskeletal Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 25:285-91. 2010
    ..These data demonstrate that older men with T2DM have bone strength that is low relative to body weight at the cortical-rich midshaft of the radius despite no difference in cortical vBMD...
  22. pmc Effects of Mobility and Cognition on Hospitalization and Inpatient Days in Women in Late Life
    Kristine E Ensrud
    Department of Medicine and Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci . 2016
    ..This study examines effects of mobility and cognition on hospitalization and inpatient days among women late in life...
  23. doi request reprint The Association Between Protein Intake by Source and Osteoporotic Fracture in Older Men: A Prospective Cohort Study
    Lisa Langsetmo
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    J Bone Miner Res . 2016
    ..92, 1.22]). In conclusion, those with high protein intake (particularly high animal protein intake) as a percentage of TEI have a lower risk of major osteoporotic fracture. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved...
  24. doi request reprint Screening for, monitoring, and treatment of chronic kidney disease stages 1 to 3: a systematic review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and for an American College of Physicians Clinical Practice Guideline
    Howard A Fink
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Ann Intern Med 156:570-81. 2012
    ..Screening and monitoring for chronic kidney disease (CKD) could lead to earlier interventions that improve clinical outcomes...
  25. pmc Peripheral arterial disease is associated with higher rates of hip bone loss and increased fracture risk in older men
    Tracie C Collins
    University of Minnesota, Department of Medicine, 717 Delaware St SE, Suite 166, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Circulation 119:2305-12. 2009
    ..Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and osteoporosis are chronic illnesses that increase in prevalence with aging and certain metabolic disorders. The association between PAD, rates of bone loss, and fracture risk in older men is uncertain...
  26. ncbi request reprint Antiviral therapy for adults with chronic hepatitis B: a systematic review for a National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Conference
    Tatyana A Shamliyan
    Minnesota Evidence based Practice Center, Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:111-24. 2009
    ..Chronic hepatitis B infection can lead to liver failure, hepatocellular carcinoma, and death...
  27. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of bone densitometry followed by treatment of osteoporosis in older men
    John T Schousboe
    Rheumatology, Park Nicollet Health Services, Minneapolis, MN 55416, USA
    JAMA 298:629-37. 2007
    ..Osteoporotic fractures are common among elderly men...
  28. ncbi request reprint Long-term prediction of incident hip fracture risk in elderly white women: study of osteoporotic fractures
    Brent C Taylor
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1479-86. 2004
    ..To identify independent risk factors for first hip fracture over 10 years of follow-up...
  29. pmc Effects of Mobility and Cognition on Risk of Mortality in Women in Late Life: A Prospective Study
    Kristine E Ensrud
    Department of Medicine and Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 71:759-65. 2016
    ..This study examines the effects of mobility and cognition on mortality risk in women late in life...
  30. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, severity, and health correlates of lower urinary tract symptoms among older men: the MrOS study
    Brent C Taylor
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    Urology 68:804-9. 2006
    ..To describe the prevalence, severity, and health correlates of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in older community-dwelling U.S. men...
  31. ncbi request reprint Abdominal aortic calcification detected on lateral spine images from a bone densitometer predicts incident myocardial infarction or stroke in older women
    John T Schousboe
    Park Nicollet Health Services, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55416, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 23:409-16. 2008
    ....
  32. pmc Rest/activity rhythms and mortality rates in older men: MrOS Sleep Study
    Misti L Paudel
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Chronobiol Int 27:363-77. 2010
    ..Older men with less robust RAR and earlier acrophase timing have modestly higher all-cause and CVD-related mortality rates. Further research should examine potential biological mechanisms underlying this association...
  33. pmc The Association Between Trabecular Bone Score and Lumbar Spine Volumetric BMD Is Attenuated Among Older Men With High Body Mass Index
    Lisa Langsetmo
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 31:1820-1826. 2016
    ..The clinical utility of TBS among older men may be somewhat limited among men with high BMI or high trunk lean mass. © 2016 American Society for Bone and Mineral Research...
  34. pmc Prediction of Incident Major Osteoporotic and Hip Fractures by Trabecular Bone Score (TBS) and Prevalent Radiographic Vertebral Fracture in Older Men
    John T Schousboe
    Park Nicollet Institute, HealthPartners, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 31:690-7. 2016
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Systematic review: effective management strategies for lactose intolerance
    Aasma Shaukat
    University of Minnesota and Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55471, USA
    Ann Intern Med 152:797-803. 2010
    ..Lactose intolerance resulting in gastrointestinal symptoms is a common health concern. Diagnosis and management of this condition remain unclear...
  36. pmc Does Motivation Matter? Analysis of a Randomized Trial of Proactive Outreach to VA Smokers
    Elisheva R Danan
    VA HSR and D Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 31:878-87. 2016
    ..Current guidelines advise providers to assess smokers' readiness to quit, then offer cessation therapies to smokers planning to quit and motivational interventions to smokers not planning to quit...
  37. pmc Smoking cessation among African American and white smokers in the Veterans Affairs health care system
    Diana J Burgess
    Diana J Burgess, Siamak Noorbaloochi, Barbara Clothier, Brent C Taylor, and Steven S Fu are with the Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, a VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Innovation, Minneapolis VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, MN Michelle van Ryn is with Health Services Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN Scott Sherman is with VA New York, Harbor Healthcare System and the Department of Population Health, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY Anne M Joseph is with the Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis
    Am J Public Health 104:S580-7. 2014
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Frailty and risk of falls, fracture, and mortality in older women: the study of osteoporotic fractures
    Kristine E Ensrud
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:744-51. 2007
    ..However, the predictive validity of this phenotype for fracture outcomes and across risk subgroups is uncertain...
  39. doi request reprint Association between hospital and surgeon radical prostatectomy volume and patient outcomes: a systematic review
    Timothy J Wilt
    Minnesota Evidence based Practice Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Urol 180:820-8; discussion 828-9. 2008
    ..We examined the association between hospital and surgeon volume, and patient outcomes after radical prostatectomy...
  40. pmc Reduced renal function and sleep-disordered breathing in community-dwelling elderly men
    Muna T Canales
    Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Sleep Med 9:637-45. 2008
    ..Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and death in chronic kidney disease (CKD). However, the association between mild reductions in renal function and SDB is uncertain...
  41. pmc Metabolic syndrome and physical performance in elderly men: the osteoporotic fractures in men study
    Susan A Everson-Rose
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:1376-84. 2011
    ..To examine the association between metabolic syndrome (MetS) and objective measures of physical performance...
  42. pmc Sleep-disordered breathing and daytime cardiac conduction abnormalities on 12-lead electrocardiogram in community-dwelling older men
    Younghoon Kwon
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Sleep Breath . 2016
    ..However, few population-based studies have examined the association between SDB and daytime cardiac conduction abnormalities...
  43. pmc Association of Opioids with Falls, Fractures, and Physical Performance among Older Men with Persistent Musculoskeletal Pain
    Erin E Krebs
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 31:463-9. 2016
    ..Although older adults are disproportionately affected by painful musculoskeletal conditions and receive more opioid analgesics than persons in other age groups, insufficient evidence is available regarding opioid harms in this age group...
  44. pmc Estimating True Resource Costs of Outpatient Care for Medicare Beneficiaries: Standardized Costs versus Medicare Payments and Charges
    John T Schousboe
    Health Research Center, Park Nicollet Institute for Research and Education, Minneapolis, MN
    Health Serv Res 51:205-19. 2016
    ..To compare standardized estimates of the true resource costs of outpatient health care to the allowable and billed charges for that care among Medicare Fee for Service (FFS) beneficiaries...
  45. doi request reprint Proactive tobacco treatment and population-level cessation: a pragmatic randomized clinical trial
    Steven S Fu
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, a VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Innovation, Minneapolis VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, Minnesota2Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis
    JAMA Intern Med 174:671-7. 2014
    ..Most smokers do not receive evidence-based treatments for tobacco use that include both behavioral counseling and pharmacotherapy...
  46. pmc Effect of exercise on disorders of carbohydrate and lipid metabolism in adults with traumatic spinal cord injury: systematic review of the evidence
    Kathleen F Carlson
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 32:361-78. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to conduct a systematic review to determine the effectiveness of exercise to improve carbohydrate and lipid metabolism disorders in adults with chronic SCI...
  47. ncbi request reprint Matrix Gla protein and osteopontin genetic associations with coronary artery calcification and bone density: the CARDIA study
    Brent C Taylor
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, VA Medical Center 152 2E, One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Hum Genet 116:525-8. 2005
    ..Given the significant role of both MGP and SPP1 in arteriosclerosis, further research in higher risk, older populations are needed to determine fully the way in which MGP and SPP1 polymorphisms are associated with disease...
  48. pmc Estimation of standardized hospital costs from Medicare claims that reflect resource requirements for care: impact for cohort studies linked to Medicare claims
    John T Schousboe
    Park Nicollet Institute for Research and Education, Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    Health Serv Res 49:929-49. 2014
    ..To compare cost estimates for hospital stays calculated using diagnosis-related group (DRG) weights to actual Medicare payments...
  49. pmc Implications of expanding indications for drug treatment to prevent fracture in older men in United States: cross sectional and longitudinal analysis of prospective cohort study
    Kristine E Ensrud
    Department of Medicine and Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    BMJ 349:g4120. 2014
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Association of testosterone and estradiol deficiency with osteoporosis and rapid bone loss in older men
    Howard A Fink
    Geriatric Research Eduction and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, One Veterans Drive, Box 11G, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:3908-15. 2006
    ..The clinical value of measuring testosterone and estradiol in older men with osteoporosis and of measuring bone mineral density (BMD) in older men with testosterone or estradiol deficiency is uncertain...
  51. pmc Association between depressive symptoms and sleep disturbances in community-dwelling older men
    Misti L Paudel
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1228-35. 2008
    ..To examine the association between depressive symptoms and subjective and objective measures of sleep in community-dwelling older men...
  52. doi request reprint Meta-analysis: effect of patient self-testing and self-management of long-term anticoagulation on major clinical outcomes
    Hanna E Bloomfield
    Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Health Care System, One Veteran s Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Ann Intern Med 154:472-82. 2011
    ..Anticoagulation with vitamin K antagonists reduces major thromboembolic complications in at-risk patients. With portable monitoring devices, patients can conduct their own international normalized ratio testing and dose adjustment at home...
  53. pmc Effect of nurse case management compared with usual care on controlling cardiovascular risk factors in patients with diabetes: a randomized controlled trial
    Areef Ishani
    Minneapolis VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:1689-94. 2011
    ..To determine whether nurse case management with a therapeutic algorithm could effectively improve rates of control for hypertension, hyperglycemia, and hyperlipidemia compared with usual care among veterans with diabetes...
  54. doi request reprint Knowledge and attitudes about personalized mental health genomics: narratives from individuals coping with serious mental illness
    Danielle N Potokar
    Minneapolis VA Medical Center 116B, One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Community Ment Health J 48:584-91. 2012
    ..Implications of findings for research and practice are discussed...
  55. doi request reprint The invisible side of war: families caring for US service members with traumatic brain injuries and polytrauma
    Joan M Griffin
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 27:3-13. 2012
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Systematic review: comparative effectiveness and harms of treatments for clinically localized prostate cancer
    Timothy J Wilt
    University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:435-48. 2008
    ..The comparative effectiveness of localized prostate cancer treatments is largely unknown...
  57. doi request reprint Similar perspectives on prostate cancer screening value and new guidelines across patient demographic and PSA level subgroups: A qualitative study
    Melissa R Partin
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research CCDOR, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Health Expect . 2016
    ..In 2012, the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended against prostate-specific antigen (PSA)-based prostate cancer screening for all men...
  58. pmc Taking ACTION to reduce pain: ACTION study rationale, design and protocol of a randomized trial of a proactive telephone-based coaching intervention for chronic musculoskeletal pain among African Americans
    Rozina H Bhimani
    School of Nursing, AGH Cooperative, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 18:15. 2017
    ..There is growing consensus that chronic musculoskeletal pain is best addressed by a biopsychosocial approach that acknowledges the role of psychological and environmental factors, some of which differ by race...
  59. doi request reprint Treatment interventions in nursing home residents with urinary incontinence: a systematic review of randomized trials
    Howard A Fink
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 83:1332-43. 2008
    ..To determine the efficacy and safety of treatments for nursing home residents with urinary incontinence (UI)...
  60. doi request reprint Adding decision models to systematic reviews: informing a framework for deciding when and how to do so
    Francois Sainfort
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Value Health 16:133-9. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to collect and analyze information from various sources to inform the development of a framework for deciding when and how a decision model should be added to a systematic review...
  61. pmc Chapter 12: systematic review of prognostic tests
    Thomas S Rector
    Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Health Care System and School of Medicine, University of Minnesota, One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55905, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:S94-101. 2012
    ..Review of studies of the association between a potential prognostic test and patient outcomes would have little impact other than to determine whether further development as a prognostic test might be warranted...
  62. pmc Excessive antibiotic use in men with prostatitis
    Brent C Taylor
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Am J Med 121:444-9. 2008
    ..Prostatitis accounts for 2 million outpatient visits annually. The majority of prostatitis cases fit the definition of chronic pelvic pain syndrome, for which routine antibiotic use is not indicated...
  63. doi request reprint Loop diuretic use and increased rates of hip bone loss in older men: the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Study
    Lionel S Lim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Griffin Hospital, 130 Division St, Derby, CT 06418, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:735-40. 2008
    ..Studies examining the association between loop diuretics and bone mineral density (BMD) are lacking, particularly those involving men...
  64. ncbi request reprint Measures of adiposity and risk of breast cancer in older postmenopausal women
    Erin E Krebs
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program and Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:63-9. 2006
    ..To determine whether higher adiposity is associated with greater breast cancer risk in older postmenopausal women...
  65. ncbi request reprint Predictors of non-spine fracture in elderly men: the MrOS study
    Cora E Lewis
    University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35205, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 22:211-9. 2007
    ..Six clinical risk factors predicted fracture risk independent of hip BMD: tricyclic antidepressant use, previous fracture, inability to complete a narrow walk trial, falls in previous year, age > or =80 years, and depressed mood...