Lisa A Weissfeld

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Protocolized Care for Early Septic Shock (ProCESS) statistical analysis plan
    Francis Pike
    Department of Biostatistics, Pitt Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States
    Crit Care Resusc 15:301-10. 2013
  2. pmc All-cause and cause-specific mortality associated with diabetes in prevalent hemodialysis patients
    Abdus Sattar
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    BMC Nephrol 13:130. 2012
  3. pmc The prevalence of anemia and its association with 90-day mortality in hospitalized community-acquired pneumonia
    Michael C Reade
    The CRISMA Clinical Research, Investigation, and Systems Modeling of Acute Illness Laboratory, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 10:15. 2010
  4. pmc Understanding the potential role of statins in pneumonia and sepsis
    Sachin Yende
    CRISMA Laboratory Clinical Research, Investigation, and Systems Modeling of Acute Illness, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 39:1871-8. 2011
  5. pmc Intensive care unit safety culture and outcomes: a US multicenter study
    David T Huang
    CRISMA Laboratory, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3550 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 22:151-61. 2010
  6. pmc Midregional proadrenomedullin as a prognostic tool in community-acquired pneumonia
    David T Huang
    Departments of Critical Care Medicine, Clinical Research, Investigation, and Systems Modeling of Acute Illness Laboratory, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Chest 136:823-31. 2009
  7. pmc Inflammatory markers at hospital discharge predict subsequent mortality after pneumonia and sepsis
    Sachin Yende
    The Clinical Research, Investigation, and Systems Modeling of Acute Illness CRISMA Laboratory, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Graduate School of Pubic Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 177:1242-7. 2008
  8. pmc The effect of pulmonary artery catheter use on costs and long-term outcomes of acute lung injury
    Gilles Clermont
    Clinical Research, Investigation, and Systems Modeling of Acute Illness Center, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e22512. 2011
  9. pmc Risk prediction with procalcitonin and clinical rules in community-acquired pneumonia
    David T Huang
    Clinical Research, Investigation, and Systems Modeling of Acute Illness Laboratory, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 52:48-58.e2. 2008
  10. pmc Infection rate and acute organ dysfunction risk as explanations for racial differences in severe sepsis
    Florian B Mayr
    CRISMA Laboratory, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3550 Terrace St, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    JAMA 303:2495-503. 2010

Research Grants

  1. NRSA INSTITUTIONAL TRAINING GRANT
    Lisa Weissfeld; Fiscal Year: 2005

Collaborators

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Publications27

  1. pmc Protocolized Care for Early Septic Shock (ProCESS) statistical analysis plan
    Francis Pike
    Department of Biostatistics, Pitt Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States
    Crit Care Resusc 15:301-10. 2013
    ..The Protocolized Care for Early Septic Shock study is a randomised, multicentre, prospective, three-arm, parallel-group trial of alternative resuscitation strategies for early septic shock...
  2. pmc All-cause and cause-specific mortality associated with diabetes in prevalent hemodialysis patients
    Abdus Sattar
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    BMC Nephrol 13:130. 2012
    ..In order to better understand the influence of diabetes on outcomes in hemodialysis, we examine the risk of death of diabetic participants in the HEMODIALYSIS (HEMO) study...
  3. pmc The prevalence of anemia and its association with 90-day mortality in hospitalized community-acquired pneumonia
    Michael C Reade
    The CRISMA Clinical Research, Investigation, and Systems Modeling of Acute Illness Laboratory, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 10:15. 2010
    ..Our objective was to examine the development and progression of anemia and its association with 90d mortality in 1893 subjects with CAP presenting to the emergency departments of 28 US academic and community hospitals...
  4. pmc Understanding the potential role of statins in pneumonia and sepsis
    Sachin Yende
    CRISMA Laboratory Clinical Research, Investigation, and Systems Modeling of Acute Illness, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 39:1871-8. 2011
    ..To examine the association of statin use with clinical outcomes and circulating biomarkers in community-acquired pneumonia and sepsis...
  5. pmc Intensive care unit safety culture and outcomes: a US multicenter study
    David T Huang
    CRISMA Laboratory, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3550 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 22:151-61. 2010
    ..Safety culture may influence patient outcomes, but evidence is limited. We sought to determine if intensive care unit (ICU) safety culture is independently associated with outcomes...
  6. pmc Midregional proadrenomedullin as a prognostic tool in community-acquired pneumonia
    David T Huang
    Departments of Critical Care Medicine, Clinical Research, Investigation, and Systems Modeling of Acute Illness Laboratory, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Chest 136:823-31. 2009
    ..We sought to describe the pattern of MR-proADM in a broad CAP cohort, confirm its prognostic role, and compare its performance to procalcitonin, a novel biomarker of infection...
  7. pmc Inflammatory markers at hospital discharge predict subsequent mortality after pneumonia and sepsis
    Sachin Yende
    The Clinical Research, Investigation, and Systems Modeling of Acute Illness CRISMA Laboratory, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Graduate School of Pubic Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 177:1242-7. 2008
    ..Survivors of hospitalization for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) are at increased risk of cardiovascular events, repeat infections, and death in the following months but the cause is unknown...
  8. pmc The effect of pulmonary artery catheter use on costs and long-term outcomes of acute lung injury
    Gilles Clermont
    Clinical Research, Investigation, and Systems Modeling of Acute Illness Center, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e22512. 2011
    ..central venous catheter (CVC). We explored if use of the PAC in ALI is justified by a beneficial cost-effectiveness profile...
  9. pmc Risk prediction with procalcitonin and clinical rules in community-acquired pneumonia
    David T Huang
    Clinical Research, Investigation, and Systems Modeling of Acute Illness Laboratory, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 52:48-58.e2. 2008
    ..Our objective is to describe the pattern of procalcitonin in community-acquired pneumonia and determine whether procalcitonin provides prognostic information beyond the Pneumonia Severity Index and CURB-65...
  10. pmc Infection rate and acute organ dysfunction risk as explanations for racial differences in severe sepsis
    Florian B Mayr
    CRISMA Laboratory, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3550 Terrace St, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    JAMA 303:2495-503. 2010
    ..Severe sepsis, defined as infection complicated by acute organ dysfunction, occurs more frequently and leads to more deaths in black than in white individuals. The optimal approach to minimize these disparities is unclear...
  11. pmc Incidental Cerebral Microbleeds and Cerebral Blood Flow in Elderly Individuals
    Nicholas M Gregg
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    JAMA Neurol 72:1021-8. 2015
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  12. pmc Racial variation in end-of-life intensive care use: a race or hospital effect?
    Amber E Barnato
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Graduate School of Public Health, Center for Research on Health Care, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:2219-37. 2006
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  13. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of safety culture vary across the intensive care units of a single institution
    David T Huang
    CRISMA Clinical Research, Investigation, and Systems Modeling of Acute Illness Laboratory, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 35:165-76. 2007
    ..To determine whether safety culture factors varied across the intensive care units (ICUs) of a single hospital, between nurses and physicians, and to explore ICU nursing directors' perceptions of their personnel's attitudes...
  14. pmc The effect of drotrecogin alfa (activated) on long-term survival after severe sepsis
    Derek C Angus
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:2199-206. 2004
    ..To determine long-term survival for subjects with severe sepsis enrolled in the previous multiple-center trial (PROWESS) of drotrecogin alfa (activated) (DrotAA) vs. placebo...
  15. pmc A Comparison of Free-Standing versus Co-Located Long-Term Acute Care Hospitals
    Jeremy M Kahn
    Clinical Research, Investigation and Systems Modeling of Acute Illness CRISMA Center, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 10:e0139742. 2015
    ..Increasingly LTACs are co-located within traditional short-stay hospitals rather than operated as free-standing facilities, which may affect LTAC utilization patterns and outcomes...
  16. ncbi request reprint Haloperidol use is associated with lower hospital mortality in mechanically ventilated patients
    Eric B Milbrandt
    CRISMA Laboratory Clinical Research, Investigation, and Systems Modeling of Acute Illness, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:226-9; discussion 263-5. 2005
    ..To determine whether haloperidol use is associated with lower mortality in mechanically ventilated patients...
  17. pmc Assessment of parameter settings for SPM5 spatial normalization of structural MRI data: application to type 2 diabetes
    Bedda L Rosario
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, 130 DeSoto Street, 326 Parran Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Neuroimage 41:363-70. 2008
    ..These findings are relevant for studies of structural brain alterations that may occur in normal aging, chronic medical conditions, neuropsychiatric disorders, and neurodegenerative disorders...
  18. ncbi request reprint Advances in statistical methodology and their application in critical care
    Lan Kong
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 10:391-4. 2004
    ..To review some of the major advances in statistical methodology of the past two decades and their application to investigations in critical care...
  19. ncbi request reprint Predictors of weight control advice in primary care practices: patient health and psychosocial characteristics
    Laurey R Simkin-Silverman
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Prev Med 40:71-82. 2005
    ..Past research has surveyed primary care physicians (PCP) about their attitudes and practices towards obese patients, yet less is known about the patients receiving advice...
  20. pmc Infection hospitalization increases risk of dementia in the elderly
    Judith A Tate
    1Department of Acute and Tertiary Care, School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 2Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 3Department of Biostatistics, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 4National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine NCCAM, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 5The Clinical Research, Investigation, and Systems Modeling of Acute Illness Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 6Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 7Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 8Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 9Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 10Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 11Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 12School of Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
    Crit Care Med 42:1037-46. 2014
    ..Less severe infections are more common and whether they are associated with an increased risk of dementia is unclear. We determined the association of pneumonia hospitalization with risk of dementia in well-functioning older adults...
  21. ncbi request reprint Use of intensive care at the end of life in the United States: an epidemiologic study
    Derek C Angus
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:638-43. 2004
    ..We sought to describe the use of ICU care at the end of life in the United States using hospital discharge data from 1999 for six states and the National Death Index...
  22. pmc Effects of ERCC2 Lys751Gln (A35931C) and CCND1 (G870A) polymorphism on outcome of advanced-stage squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck are treatment dependent
    Shilong Zhong
    University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute with Center for Clinical Pharmacology, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:2429-37. 2011
    ..By grouping patients according to stage and radiation treatment, we compared SCCHN survival with regard to ERCC2 A35931C (Lys751Gln, rs13181) and CCND1 G870A (Pro241Pro, rs9344) genotypes...
  23. ncbi request reprint Comparison of Cox and Gray's survival models in severe sepsis
    Jan Kasal
    CRISMA Laboratory Clinical Research, Investigation, and Systems Modeling of Acute Illness, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:700-7. 2004
    ..Newer, more flexible models, such as Gray's model, may be more appropriate...
  24. pmc Subjective Cognitive Complaints, Personality and Brain Amyloid-beta in Cognitively Normal Older Adults
    Beth E Snitz
    Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:985-93. 2015
    ..We sought to demonstrate associations between subjective complaints and brain amyloid-╬▓ in cognitively normal older adults; and to explore personality factors as potential moderators of this association...
  25. ncbi request reprint Behavioral treatment of obesity in patients taking antipsychotic medications
    Melissa A Kalarchian
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:1058-63. 2005
    ..Thus we sought to evaluate the potential utility of a behavioral weight control program for this population...
  26. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric disorders among bariatric surgery candidates: relationship to obesity and functional health status
    Melissa A Kalarchian
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:328-34; quiz 374. 2007
    ..The present study was designed to document psychiatric disorders among candidates for weight loss surgery and to examine the relationship of psychopathology to degree of obesity and functional health status...
  27. ncbi request reprint Postnatal glucocorticoid exposure alters the adult phenotype
    Jing He
    Divisions of Neonatology and Developmental Biology, Departments of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 287:R198-208. 2004
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Research Grants1

  1. NRSA INSTITUTIONAL TRAINING GRANT
    Lisa Weissfeld; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Postdoctoral trainees will be expected to take appropriate course work in the areas of biostatistics and/or cancer and will participate in the research of a faculty mentor. ..