medical records

Summary

Summary: Recording of pertinent information concerning patient's illness or illnesses.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Coding algorithms for defining comorbidities in ICD-9-CM and ICD-10 administrative data
    Hude Quan
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Med Care 43:1130-9. 2005
  2. ncbi Comparison of vignettes, standardized patients, and chart abstraction: a prospective validation study of 3 methods for measuring quality
    J W Peabody
    San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Institute for Global Health, University of California, 94105, USA
    JAMA 283:1715-22. 2000
  3. pmc The impact of the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) on the recording of smoking targets in primary care medical records: cross-sectional analyses from The Health Improvement Network (THIN) database
    Jaspal S Taggar
    National School for Primary Care Research and UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, Division of Primary Care, University of Nottingham, Medical School, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham, NG7 2UH, England
    BMC Public Health 12:329. 2012
  4. ncbi The Self-Administered Comorbidity Questionnaire: a new method to assess comorbidity for clinical and health services research
    Oliver Sangha
    University of Munich, Germany
    Arthritis Rheum 49:156-63. 2003
  5. pmc Assessing validity of ICD-9-CM and ICD-10 administrative data in recording clinical conditions in a unique dually coded database
    Hude Quan
    Department of Community Health Sciences and Centre for Health and Policy Studies, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Dr NW, Calgary, AB T2N4N1, Canada
    Health Serv Res 43:1424-41. 2008
  6. ncbi Patient compliance with paper and electronic diaries
    Arthur A Stone
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Stony Brook University, NY 11794, USA
    Control Clin Trials 24:182-99. 2003
  7. ncbi Agreement between self-report of disease diagnoses and medical record validation in disabled older women: factors that modify agreement
    Crystal F Simpson
    Center on Aging and Health Division of Geriatric Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:123-7. 2004
  8. pmc Sensitivity of routine system for reporting patient safety incidents in an NHS hospital: retrospective patient case note review
    Ali Baba Akbari Sari
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 5DD
    BMJ 334:79. 2007
  9. ncbi What is the concordance between the medical record and patient self-report as data sources for ambulatory care?
    Diana M Tisnado
    University of California at Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    Med Care 44:132-40. 2006
  10. ncbi Quality of diagnosis and procedure coding in ICD-10 administrative data
    Toni Henderson
    Victorian Department of Human Services, Melbourne, Australia
    Med Care 44:1011-9. 2006

Detail Information

Publications266 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Coding algorithms for defining comorbidities in ICD-9-CM and ICD-10 administrative data
    Hude Quan
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Med Care 43:1130-9. 2005
    ..Recognizing this, we conducted a multistep process to develop ICD-10 coding algorithms to define Charlson and Elixhauser comorbidities in administrative data and assess the performance of the resulting algorithms...
  2. ncbi Comparison of vignettes, standardized patients, and chart abstraction: a prospective validation study of 3 methods for measuring quality
    J W Peabody
    San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Institute for Global Health, University of California, 94105, USA
    JAMA 283:1715-22. 2000
    ..Better health care quality is a universal goal, yet measuring quality has proven to be difficult and problematic. A central problem has been isolating physician practices from other effects of the health care system...
  3. pmc The impact of the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) on the recording of smoking targets in primary care medical records: cross-sectional analyses from The Health Improvement Network (THIN) database
    Jaspal S Taggar
    National School for Primary Care Research and UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, Division of Primary Care, University of Nottingham, Medical School, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham, NG7 2UH, England
    BMC Public Health 12:329. 2012
    ..Framework (QOF) incentivises the recording of smoking status and delivery of cessation advice in patients' medical records. This study investigates the association between smoking-related QOF targets and such recording, and the ..
  4. ncbi The Self-Administered Comorbidity Questionnaire: a new method to assess comorbidity for clinical and health services research
    Oliver Sangha
    University of Munich, Germany
    Arthritis Rheum 49:156-63. 2003
    ....
  5. pmc Assessing validity of ICD-9-CM and ICD-10 administrative data in recording clinical conditions in a unique dually coded database
    Hude Quan
    Department of Community Health Sciences and Centre for Health and Policy Studies, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Dr NW, Calgary, AB T2N4N1, Canada
    Health Serv Res 43:1424-41. 2008
    ....
  6. ncbi Patient compliance with paper and electronic diaries
    Arthur A Stone
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Stony Brook University, NY 11794, USA
    Control Clin Trials 24:182-99. 2003
    ..The findings call into question the use of paper diaries and suggest that electronic diaries with compliance-enhancing features are a more effective way of collecting diary information...
  7. ncbi Agreement between self-report of disease diagnoses and medical record validation in disabled older women: factors that modify agreement
    Crystal F Simpson
    Center on Aging and Health Division of Geriatric Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:123-7. 2004
    ..To determine the agreement between self-report of chronic disease and validated evidence of disease using multiple ascertainment methods and to assess effects of cognition, education, age, and comorbidity...
  8. pmc Sensitivity of routine system for reporting patient safety incidents in an NHS hospital: retrospective patient case note review
    Ali Baba Akbari Sari
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 5DD
    BMJ 334:79. 2007
    ..To evaluate the performance of a routine incident reporting system in identifying patient safety incidents...
  9. ncbi What is the concordance between the medical record and patient self-report as data sources for ambulatory care?
    Diana M Tisnado
    University of California at Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    Med Care 44:132-40. 2006
    ..The validity of quality of care assessments relies upon data quality, yet little is known about the relative completeness and validity of data sources for evaluating the quality of care...
  10. ncbi Quality of diagnosis and procedure coding in ICD-10 administrative data
    Toni Henderson
    Victorian Department of Human Services, Melbourne, Australia
    Med Care 44:1011-9. 2006
    ....
  11. ncbi Agreement between self-reports and medical records was only fair in a cross-sectional study of performance of annual eye examinations among adults with diabetes in managed care
    Gloria L A Beckles
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Med Care 45:876-83. 2007
    Despite consensus about the importance of measuring quality of diabetes care and the widespread use of self-reports and medical records to assess quality, little is known about the degree of agreement between these data sources.
  12. pmc Adverse events in British hospitals: preliminary retrospective record review
    C Vincent
    Clinical Risk Unit, Department of Psychology, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    BMJ 322:517-9. 2001
    ..To examine the feasibility of detecting adverse events through record review in British hospitals and to make preliminary estimates of the incidence and costs of adverse events...
  13. ncbi Identifying individuals with physcian diagnosed COPD in health administrative databases
    A S Gershon
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    COPD 6:388-94. 2009
    ..Previously abstracted medical records of adults over the age of 35 randomly selected from primary care practices in Ontario, Canada were reviewed ..
  14. ncbi Validating ICD coding algorithms for diabetes mellitus from administrative data
    Guanmin Chen
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Canada
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 89:189-95. 2010
    ..To assess validity of diabetes International Classification of Disease (ICD) 9 and 10 coding algorithms from administrative data using physicians' charts as the 'gold standard' across time periods and geographic regions...
  15. pmc Measuring agreement of administrative data with chart data using prevalence unadjusted and adjusted kappa
    Guanmin Chen
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 9:5. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the performance of Kappa and PABAK, and assess the agreement between hospital discharge administrative data and chart review data conditions...
  16. ncbi Toward robust information: data quality and inter-rater reliability in the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program
    Mira Shiloach
    Division of Research and Optimal Patient Care, American College of Surgeons, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 210:6-16. 2010
    ..The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP) has continually emphasized the collection of highly reliable clinical data through its program infrastructure...
  17. pmc Saudi views on consenting for research on medical records and leftover tissue samples
    Mohammad M Al-Qadire
    Center for Clinical Studies and Empirical Ethics, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    BMC Med Ethics 11:18. 2010
    Consenting for retrospective medical records-based research (MR) and leftover tissue-based research (TR) continues to be controversial...
  18. ncbi Do GPs' medical records demonstrate a good recognition of depression? A new perspective on case extraction
    Karlijn J Joling
    Department of General Practice and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 133:522-7. 2011
    ..This study investigated a) whether GPs' medical records demonstrate an accurate recognition of depression and b) which combinations of indications within the record ..
  19. ncbi Agreement between patient reports of cardiovascular disease and patient medical records
    Jennifer L St Sauver
    Department of Health Sciences Research and Division of Epidemiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 80:203-10. 2005
    ..To determine how well patient-reported cardiovascular disease (CVD) and CVD risk factor information agrees with medical record information...
  20. ncbi Agreement between self-report questionnaires and medical record data was substantial for diabetes, hypertension, myocardial infarction and stroke but not for heart failure
    Yuji Okura
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Department of Health Science Research, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, 200 First St SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:1096-103. 2004
    ..Agreement between questionnaire responses and a criterion standard is important for optimal disease prevalence estimates. We measured the agreement between self-reported disease and medical record diagnosis of disease...
  21. ncbi Public attitudes to the use in research of personal health information from general practitioners' records: a survey of the Irish general public
    Brian S Buckley
    Department of General Practice, Clinical Sciences Institute, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    J Med Ethics 37:50-5. 2011
    ..However, few large studies have been conducted about public attitudes to research access to personal health information...
  22. ncbi An administrative claims model suitable for profiling hospital performance based on 30-day mortality rates among patients with an acute myocardial infarction
    Harlan M Krumholz
    Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8088, USA
    Circulation 113:1683-92. 2006
    ..We sought to develop a hierarchical regression model using Medicare claims data that produces hospital risk-standardized 30-day mortality rates and to validate the hospital estimates against those derived from a medical record model...
  23. pmc ICD-10 codes are a valid tool for identification of pneumonia in hospitalized patients aged > or = 65 years
    S A Skull
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Epidemiol Infect 136:232-40. 2008
    ....
  24. pmc Comparison of an expanded ataxia interactome with patient medical records reveals a relationship between macular degeneration and ataxia
    Juliette J Kahle
    Department of Cellular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 20:510-27. 2011
    ..Together these data reveal novel protein interactions and suggest potential pathways that can contribute to the pathophysiology of ataxia, MD, and diseases comorbid with ataxia...
  25. pmc Effect of discharge summary availability during post-discharge visits on hospital readmission
    Carl van Walraven
    Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 17:186-92. 2002
    ..To determine if the delivery of hospital discharge summaries to follow-up physicians decreases the risk of hospital readmission...
  26. ncbi The accuracy of hospital discharge coding for hemorrhagic stroke
    Matthew Anthony Kirkman
    Department of Neurosurgery, Regional Neurosciences Centre, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 6BE, United Kingdom
    Acta Neurol Belg 109:114-9. 2009
    ..We present the first study assessing the accuracy of International Classification of Diseases 10th Edition (ICD-10) discharge coding for hemorrhagic stroke in England...
  27. pmc Identifying patients with physician-diagnosed asthma in health administrative databases
    Andrea S Gershon
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Can Respir J 16:183-8. 2009
    ..A population-based surveillance and research program based on health administrative data could measure and study the burden of asthma; however, the validity of a health administrative data diagnosis of asthma must first be confirmed...
  28. pmc Epidemiology of and surveillance for postpartum infections
    D S Yokoe
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:837-41. 2001
    We screened automated ambulatory medical records, hospital and emergency room claims, and pharmacy records of 2,826 health maintenance organization (HMO) members who gave birth over a 30-month period...
  29. pmc A cluster randomised controlled trial of patient-held medical records for people with schizophrenia receiving shared care
    Helen Lester
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, Medical School, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT
    Br J Gen Pract 53:197-203. 2003
    ..There has been no previous rigorous assessment of the utility of patient-held records for people with schizophrenia from a primary care perspective and their value for this population is unclear...
  30. ncbi Reliability of birth certificate data: a multi-hospital comparison to medical records information
    David L DiGiuseppe
    Department of Pediatrics, Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Matern Child Health J 6:169-79. 2002
    ..To examine the reliability of birth certificate data and determine if reliability differs between teaching and nonteaching hospitals...
  31. pmc Written informed consent and selection bias in observational studies using medical records: systematic review
    Michelle E Kho
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8S 4L8
    BMJ 338:b866. 2009
    To determine whether informed consent introduces selection bias in prospective observational studies using data from medical records, and consent rates for such studies.
  32. ncbi Data quality in an information-rich environment: Canada as an example
    Leslie L Roos
    Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, 4th Floor Brodie Centre, Room 408, 727 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3E 3P5, Canada
    Can J Aging 24:153-70. 2005
    ..The research potential of the information-rich environments being created highlights the importance of data quality...
  33. ncbi Validity of cancer registry data for measuring the quality of breast cancer care
    Jennifer L Malin
    Divisions of General Internal Medicine Health Services Research, and Hematology Oncology, Department of Medicine and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1736, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 94:835-44. 2002
    ..The validity of cancer registry data for quality of cancer care has not been well studied. We investigated the validity of such information in the California Cancer Registry...
  34. ncbi A randomized trial of electronic versus paper pain diaries in children: impact on compliance, accuracy, and acceptability
    Tonya M Palermo
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Behavioral Pediatrics and Psychology, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Pain 107:213-9. 2004
    ..Findings demonstrated that the e-diary was feasible to use with children and showed significantly greater compliance and accuracy in diary recording compared to traditional paper diaries in a population of children with recurrent pain...
  35. ncbi How accurate is ICD coding for epilepsy?
    Nathalie Jette
    Division of Neurology, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Epilepsia 51:62-9. 2010
    ..Assess the validity of ICD-9-CM and ICD-10 epilepsy coding from an emergency visit (ER) and a hospital discharge abstract database (DAD)...
  36. pmc Comparison of hospital episode statistics and central cardiac audit database in public reporting of congenital heart surgery mortality
    Stephen Westaby
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Oxford Radcliffe Hospital NHS Trust, Oxford OX3 9DU
    BMJ 335:759. 2007
    ..To verify or refute the value of hospital episode statistics (HES) in determining 30 day mortality after open congenital cardiac surgery in infants nationally in comparison with central cardiac audit database (CCAD) information...
  37. ncbi Agreement between self-report and medical records on signs and symptoms of respiratory illness
    Angela M Barbara
    Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Prim Care Respir J 21:145-52. 2012
    Information on patient symptoms can be obtained by patient self-report or medical records review. Both methods have limitations.
  38. ncbi Reliability and validity of estimating the NIH stroke scale score from medical records
    S E Kasner
    Department of Neurology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Stroke 30:1534-7. 1999
    ..whether the National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) can be estimated retrospectively from medical records. The NIHSS is a quantitative measure of stroke-related neurological deficit with established reliability and ..
  39. pmc Encryption characteristics of two USB-based personal health record devices
    Adam Wright
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:397-9. 2007
    ..This article describes the weaknesses we discovered, outlines three critical flaws with the security model used by the devices, and recommends four guidelines for improving the security of similar devices...
  40. ncbi Reassessing the methods of medical record review studies in emergency medicine research
    Andrew Worster
    Division of Emergency Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Emerg Med 45:448-51. 2005
    ..We assess and quantify the current methodologic quality of medical record review studies in emergency medicine journals using published guidelines and compare these results among journals and with those of 10 years previously...
  41. ncbi Experience with a trigger tool for identifying adverse drug events among older adults in ambulatory primary care
    R Singh
    Primary Care Research Institute, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York 14215, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 18:199-204. 2009
    ..To evaluate the performance of a trigger tool for identifying adverse drug events (ADEs) among older adults in ambulatory primary care practices...
  42. ncbi Economic valuation of informal care: lessons from the application of the opportunity costs and proxy good methods
    Bernard van den Berg
    Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation, Faculty of Business, University of Technology, Sydney
    Soc Sci Med 62:835-45. 2006
    ..More precise guidelines are necessary for the consistent application of both methods in order to ensure comparability of results and of economic evaluations of health care...
  43. ncbi From patient talk to physician notes-Comparing the content of medical interviews with medical records in a sample of outpatients in Internal Medicine
    Wolf A Langewitz
    Dept Psychosomatic Medicine Internal Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland
    Patient Educ Couns 76:336-40. 2009
    ..Therefore, correct documentation of the content of a consultation is crucial to hand over information from one health care professional to the next...
  44. ncbi Medical record review conduction model for improving interrater reliability of abstracting medical-related information
    Lisa Engel
    University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    Eval Health Prof 32:281-98. 2009
    ..preinjury medical and psychiatric, incident-related medical and postinjury head symptom information from the medical records of 47 neurologically injured workers...
  45. ncbi The prevalence of maternal medical conditions during pregnancy and a validation of their reporting in hospital discharge data
    Ruth M Hadfield
    Perinatal Research, The Kolling Institute of Medical Research, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 48:78-82. 2008
    ..However, their validity has not been thoroughly examined. We compared medical records from a random selection of New South Wales (NSW) women who gave birth in a NSW hospital in 2002 with coded ..
  46. ncbi Validation and application of verbal autopsies in a rural area of South Africa
    K Kahn
    Health Systems Development Unit, Department of Community Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Trop Med Int Health 5:824-31. 2000
    ..To validate the causes of death determined with a single verbal autopsy instrument covering all age groups in the Agincourt subdistrict of rural South Africa...
  47. ncbi The usefulness and applicability of a basic headache diary before first consultation: results of a pilot study conducted in two centres
    C Tassorelli
    University Centre for the Study of Adaptive Disorders and Headache UCADH, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology Foundation, Pavia, Italy
    Cephalalgia 28:1023-30. 2008
    ..Specificity was 58% for M and TTH, 87% for MOH. Combined use of a diagnostic diary and clinical interview is recommended from the first consultation for headache...
  48. ncbi Validation of a case definition to define hypertension using administrative data
    Hude Quan
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Dr NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N1, Canada
    Hypertension 54:1423-8. 2009
    ..These results provide evidence that administrative data can be used as a relatively valid source of data to define cases of hypertension for surveillance and research purposes...
  49. pmc Extracting information from hospital records: what patients think about consent
    Bruce Campbell
    Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital Wonford, Exeter EX2 5DW, England
    Qual Saf Health Care 16:404-8. 2007
    ....
  50. ncbi Exploring factors that affect hospital referral in rural settings: a case study from Norway
    Kristian Gjessing
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Rural Remote Health 9:975. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to analyse whether locum doctors (LDs) have a different pattern of referral to hospital from regular GPs (RGPs)...
  51. pmc Accuracy of patients' reports of comorbid disease and their association with mortality in ESRD
    Kerri L Cavanaugh
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 2372, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 52:118-27. 2008
    ..Patient awareness of chronic diseases is low. Unawareness may represent poor understanding of chronic illness and may be associated with poor outcomes in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD)...
  52. pmc Utilisation of health care by women who have suffered abuse: a descriptive study on medical records in family practice
    Sylvie Lo Fo Wong
    Medical Sciences, Radboud University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 57:396-400. 2007
    ..Female patients, abused by their partner, are heavy users of medical services. To date, valid indicators of partner abuse of women are lacking...
  53. ncbi How significant is a family history of glaucoma? Experience from the Glaucoma Inheritance Study in Tasmania
    Catherine M Green
    Ophthalmology, Royal Hobart Hospital, Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 35:793-9. 2007
    ..To determine what proportion of primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) in Tasmania, Australia is familial...
  54. pmc Methods to achieve high interrater reliability in data collection from primary care medical records
    Clare Liddy
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Fam Med 9:57-62. 2011
    ..We report our findings, and outline issues and provide recommendations related to determining sample size, frequency of verification, and minimum thresholds for 2 measures of IRR: the κ statistic and percent agreement...
  55. ncbi Assessment of family physicians' performance using patient charts: interrater reliability and concordance with chart-stimulated recall interview
    François Goulet
    Collège des médecins du Québec, Montreal
    Eval Health Prof 30:376-92. 2007
    ..Ratings based on chart review alone achieve moderate levels of reliability (Kappa = 0.44 to 0.56). It appears that some important information about quality of care is missed when only chart review is used...
  56. ncbi Premonitory symptoms in migraine: an electronic diary study
    N J Giffin
    Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, UK
    Neurology 60:935-40. 2003
    ..Premonitory symptoms occurring before the attack have not been rigorously studied. Should these symptoms accurately predict headache, there are considerable implications for the pathophysiology and management of migraine...
  57. pmc Methodology, design, and analytic techniques to address measurement of comorbid disease
    Timothy L Lash
    Geriatrics Section, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:281-5. 2007
    ..Comorbidity measurement particularly affects research involving older adults because they bear the disproportionate share of the comorbidity burden...
  58. pmc Use of computer-based records, completeness of documentation, and appropriateness of documented clinical decisions
    P C Tang
    Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 6:245-51. 1999
    ..To investigate whether using a computer-based patient record (CPR) affects the completeness of documentation and appropriateness of documented clinical decisions...
  59. ncbi Adverse events in the neonatal intensive care unit: development, testing, and findings of an NICU-focused trigger tool to identify harm in North American NICUs
    Paul J Sharek
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, 700 Welch Rd, Suite 227, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Pediatrics 118:1332-40. 2006
    ..The purpose of this work was to develop a NICU-focused tool for adverse event detection and to describe the incidence of adverse events in NICUs identified by this tool...
  60. ncbi Agreement between self-reported breast cancer treatment and medical records in a population-based Breast Cancer Family Registry
    Kelly Anne Phillips
    Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
    J Clin Oncol 23:4679-86. 2005
    ..Although self-report data on treatment for breast cancer are collected in some large epidemiologic studies, their accuracy is unknown...
  61. ncbi Analysis of treatment practices for elderly cancer patients in Ontario, Canada
    Carol Townsley
    Department of Medical Oncology and Hematology, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, 610 University Ave, Ste 5 210, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 2M9, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 23:3802-10. 2005
    ..This study evaluates whether age, when adjusted for sex, comorbidity, stage, tumor site, geography, and time period, is predictive of cancer treatment practice...
  62. ncbi Assessment of vaccine coverage following the introduction of a publicly funded pneumococcal vaccine program for the elderly in Victoria, Australia
    Ross M Andrews
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Vaccine 23:2756-61. 2005
    ..0% (95% CI 40.5-51.6). Self-report was validated against the medical records of the nominated provider for 278 (72%) subjects. Among this subgroup, self-reported coverage was 51...
  63. pmc Medical record review of deaths, unexpected intensive care unit admissions, and clinician referrals: detection of adverse events and insight into the system
    K L Dunn
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 91:169-72. 2006
    ..A quality assurance programme was commenced in 1996...
  64. ncbi Validity and reliability of estimating the scandinavian stroke scale score from medical records
    Mark Barber
    Academic Section of Geriatric Medicine, Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, UK
    Cerebrovasc Dis 17:224-7. 2004
    ..Obtaining this information prospectively requires significant resources. We wished to assess the reliability of estimating the Scandinavian Stroke Scale (SSS) score retrospectively from routine hospital admission records...
  65. ncbi Agreement between administrative claims and the medical record in identifying patients with a diagnosis of hypertension
    Michael F Bullano
    HealthCore Inc, Wilmington, Delaware 19801, USA
    Med Care 44:486-90. 2006
    This study evaluated the accuracy of 2 administrative claims-based selection rules to identify patients with hypertension (HTN) using medical records as the gold standard.
  66. pmc How to limit the burden of data collection for Quality Indicators based on medical records? The COMPAQH experience
    Clément Corriol
    CERMES INSERM U750 COMPAQH, Hopital de Bicetre, Le Kremlin Bicetre, France
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:215. 2008
    Our objective was to limit the burden of data collection for Quality Indicators (QIs) based on medical records.
  67. ncbi Comparison of interview-based and medical-record based indices of comorbidity among breast cancer patients
    R A Silliman
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, MA 02118, USA
    Med Care 37:339-49. 1999
    ..To compare patient interview-based and medical-record based measures of comorbidity and their relation to primary tumor therapy, all cause mortality, self-reported upper body function, and overall physical function...
  68. ncbi Cancer risk assessment: quality and impact of the family history interview
    Harvey J Murff
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:239-45. 2004
    ..Little data exist that evaluate the completeness of the family history interview in primary care...
  69. ncbi Voiding diary for the evaluation of urinary incontinence and lower urinary tract symptoms: prospective assessment of patient compliance and burden
    Ja Hyeon Ku
    Department of Urology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Neurourol Urodyn 23:331-5. 2004
    ..Voiding diary duration may be related to patient compliance and burden. To test this hypothesis, we evaluated patient compliance and burden...
  70. pmc Alternatives to project-specific consent for access to personal information for health research: what is the opinion of the Canadian public?
    Donald J Willison
    Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, St Joseph s Healthcare, 105 Main Street East, P1, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:706-12. 2007
    ..This study sought to determine public opinion on alternatives to project-specific consent for use of their personal information for health research...
  71. pmc The effect of privacy legislation on observational research
    Andrea S Gershon
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 178:871-3. 2008
  72. ncbi Positive predictive value of ICD-9 codes 410 and 411 in the identification of cases of acute coronary syndromes in the Saskatchewan Hospital automated database
    Cristina Varas-Lorenzo
    RTI Health Solutions, Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 17:842-52. 2008
    ..Case definitions are essential to epidemiological research...
  73. pmc Trends in postpartum hemorrhage in high resource countries: a review and recommendations from the International Postpartum Hemorrhage Collaborative Group
    Marian Knight
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:55. 2009
    ..Several recent publications have noted an increasing trend in incidence over time. The international PPH collaboration was convened to explore the observed trends and to set out actions to address the factors identified...
  74. ncbi The inter-rater agreement of retrospective assessments of adverse events does not improve with two reviewers per patient record
    Marieke Zegers
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, P O Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:94-102. 2010
    ....
  75. ncbi The quality of medical record review studies in the international emergency medicine literature
    Diana Badcock
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Western Hospital, Footscray, Victoria, Australia
    Ann Emerg Med 45:444-7. 2005
    ..We assess the methodologic quality of studies using medical record review methodology in 4 international emergency medicine journals. A secondary aim was to compare methodology quality among these journals and across years...
  76. pmc Personal health records: definitions, benefits, and strategies for overcoming barriers to adoption
    Paul C Tang
    Palo Alto Medical Foundation, 795 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:121-6. 2006
    ..This paper summarizes the College Symposium discussions on PHR systems and provides definitions, system characteristics, technical architectures, benefits, barriers to adoption, and strategies for increasing adoption...
  77. pmc The effects of promoting patient access to medical records: a review
    Stephen E Ross
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 10:129-38. 2003
    ..Privacy and Portability Act (HIPPA) stipulates that patients must be permitted to review and amend their medical records. As information technology makes medical records more accessible to patients, it may become more commonplace ..
  78. ncbi Record rewards: the effects of targeted quality incentives on the recording of risk factors by primary care providers
    Matt Sutton
    Health Economics, Health Methodology Research Group, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Health Econ 19:1-13. 2010
    ..Allowance for the positive spillovers reduces the estimated average reward from pound50 to pound25 per additional record...
  79. pmc "Concordance between comorbidity data from patient self-report interviews and medical record documentation"
    William Corser
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University, B500A West Fee Hall, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:85. 2008
    ..The purpose of these prospectively planned analyses was to examine the concordance of comorbidity data obtained from patient self-report survey interviews and hospital medical record documentation...
  80. ncbi Validation of ICD-9 codes with a high positive predictive value for incident strokes resulting in hospitalization using Medicaid health data
    Christianne L Roumie
    Veterans Administration, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Tennessee Valley Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center GRECC, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 17:20-6. 2008
    ..To validate ICD 9 codes with a high positive predictive value (PPV) for incident strokes. The study population consisted of Tennessee Medicaid enrollees aged from 50 to 84 years...
  81. ncbi Validation of a self-report comorbidity questionnaire for multiple sclerosis
    Myles Horton
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Man, Canada
    Neuroepidemiology 35:83-90. 2010
    ..We aimed to validate a self-report questionnaire for assessing comorbidity in MS...
  82. ncbi Full access to medical records does not modify anxiety in cancer patients: results of a randomized study
    Gwenaelle Gravis
    Department of Medical Oncology, Paoli Calmettes Institute, Marseille, France
    Cancer 117:4796-804. 2011
    ..However, the extent to which information should be delivered is debated. The objective of this study was to assess the impact of providing systematic full access (SFA) to the medical record on anxiety, quality of life, and satisfaction...
  83. pmc Measuring data reliability for preventive services in electronic medical records
    Michelle Greiver
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Duncan Mill Road, Suite 705, Toronto, ON, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:116. 2012
    Improvements in the quality of health care services are often measured using data present in medical records. Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) contain potentially valuable new sources of health data...
  84. ncbi Agreement between patients' self-report and medical records for vaccination: the PGRx database
    Lamiae Grimaldi-Bensouda
    LA SER, Paris, France
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 22:278-85. 2013
    ..Physicians' prescription records and other medical records (MR) do not capture noncompliance with vaccination...
  85. pmc Validation of metabolic syndrome using medical records in the SUN cohort
    María Teresa Barrio-López
    Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Clinica Universidad de Navarra, Avenida de Pio XII, 36 31008 Pamplona, Navarra, Spain
    BMC Public Health 11:867. 2011
    The objective of this study was to evaluate the validity of self reported criteria of Metabolic Syndrome (MS) in the SUN (Seguimiento Universidad de Navarra) cohort using their medical records as the gold standard.
  86. ncbi Sudden cardiac death among people with diabetes: preventive measures documented in their medical records
    Ann Sofie Forslund
    The Northern Sweden MONICA myocardial registry, Department of Research, Norrbotten County Council, Lulea, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 19:3401-9. 2010
    ..how prevention of complications for people with diabetes mellitus had been conducted, as described in their medical records, focusing particularly on sudden cardiac death...
  87. ncbi Hyperglycemia: an independent marker of in-hospital mortality in patients with undiagnosed diabetes
    Guillermo E Umpierrez
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:978-82. 2002
    ..We reviewed the medical records of 2030 consecutive adult patients admitted to Georgia Baptist Medical Center, a community teaching hospital ..
  88. ncbi Adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy assessed by pharmacy claims predicts survival in HIV-infected South African adults
    Jean B Nachega
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:78-84. 2006
    ..42-7.72, for CD4+ T-cell count<or=50 cells/microL vs >200 cells/microL). Pharmacy-based records may be a simple and effective population-level tool for monitoring adherence as HAART programs in Africa are scaled up...
  89. ncbi Self-reported use of mental health services versus administrative records: should we care?
    Anne E Rhodes
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, and St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 11:125-33. 2002
    ..These results suggest that recall bias may be present. Regardless of the definition of care, access for those in need remains a concern despite universal medical insurance coverage...
  90. ncbi Evaluation of the effect of prospective patient diaries on emotional well-being in intensive care unit survivors: a randomized controlled trial
    Rebecca E Knowles
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, United Kingdom
    Crit Care Med 37:184-91. 2009
    ..To evaluate the effect of a prospective diary intervention on levels of anxiety and depression in a group of intensive care unit survivors...
  91. ncbi Use of administrative data for the surveillance of mood and anxiety disorders
    Stephen Kisely
    University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 43:1118-25. 2009
    ..The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the usefulness of such data for the surveillance of mood and anxiety disorder using databases from the following Canadian provinces: British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia...
  92. ncbi The effect of seeking consent on the representativeness of patient cohorts: iron-deficiency anaemia and colorectal cancer
    S Damery
    Primary Care Clinical Sciences, School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, West Midlands B15 2TT, UK
    Colorectal Dis 13:e366-73. 2011
    ..that may occur should individual patient consent be sought, by comparing characteristics of consenters and nonconsenters to a request for access to medical records within a cohort of patients diagnosed with iron-deficiency anaemia (IDA).
  93. ncbi Comparison of self-reported late effects with medical records among survivors of childhood cancer
    Naomi Taylor
    University of Sheffield Medical School, Beech Hill Road, Sheffield, UK
    Eur J Cancer 46:1069-78. 2010
    ..We report prevalence of morbidity in a cohort of survivors from South Yorkshire based on: (i) case-note analysis and (ii) self-reported late effects (parent-reported for under-16s)...
  94. ncbi Assessing the concordance of health and child protection data for 'maltreated' and 'unintentionally injured' children
    Kirsten McKenzie
    Faculty of Health, National Centre for Health Information Research and Training, School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
    Inj Prev 18:50-7. 2012
    ..To quantify the concordance of hospital child maltreatment data with child protection service (CPS) records, and identify factors associated with linkage...
  95. ncbi The association between overactive bladder symptoms and objective parameters from bladder diary and filling cystometry
    H J van Brummen
    Department of Perinatology and Gynecology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Neurourol Urodyn 23:38-42. 2004
    ..To investigate the association between overactive bladder symptoms and objective parameters from the bladder diary and conventional filling cystometry...
  96. ncbi Epidemiological and geographical aspects of leishmaniasis in Tigray, northern Ethiopia: a retrospective analysis of medical records, 2005-2008
    Aldo Morrone
    National Institute for Health, Migration and Poverty, Via di San Gallicano 25 a, 00153 Rome, Italy
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 105:273-80. 2011
    ..b>Medical records from patients with Leishmania attending the Italian Dermatological Centre of Mekele in the period 2005-2008 ..
  97. ncbi Clinical documentation for patient care: models, concepts, and liability considerations for pharmacists
    Seena Zierler-Brown
    Integrated Pharmacotherapy Services, Palm Beach Atlantic University, West Palm Beach, FL, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:1851-8. 2007
    ..A guide to the appropriate documentation of the critical aspects of the patient medical record to ensure reimbursement and the reduction of medical liability is presented...
  98. ncbi Medical records and quality of care in acute coronary syndromes: results from CRUSADE
    Shannon M Dunlay
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1692-8. 2008
    Patient medical records are important means of communication among health care providers. Limited evaluation has been performed of the quality of the medical records or its association with health care processes or outcomes.
  99. ncbi Improvement in medical consultation responses with a structured request form
    Shin Mey Rose Y Geist
    Department of Diagnosis Sciences, University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry, Detroit, MI 48208 2576, USA
    J Dent Educ 72:553-61. 2008
    ..Greater efforts must be taken to inform clinical faculty about the indications for CRs...
  100. ncbi [Garbage in - garbage out? Validity of coded diagnoses from GP claims records]
    A Erler
    Zentrum für Human und Gesundheitswissenschaften, Institut für Gesundheitssystemforschung, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin
    Gesundheitswesen 71:823-31. 2009
    ..In GP practices in particular, it is questionable whether claims-based diagnoses realistically reflect the health problems of patients treated over a one year period...
  101. ncbi Validity of parental report of influenza vaccination in children 6 to 59 months of age
    Myrick C Shinall
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Pediatrics 120:e783-7. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the validity of parental report of influenza vaccinations...

Research Grants92

  1. Bay Area Community Informatics Project
    JEFFERY GIVENS; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  2. DYNAMIC LANGUAGE MODELING FOR TRANSCRIPTION SYSTEMS
    BEN CHIGIER; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..and Internet communications which are not commonly used for medical transcription, We will directly sell our software products and services to Integrated Delivery Networks (IDNs) and to Transcription Services Companies, ..
  3. Dynamic Language Modeling for Transcription Systems
    BEN CHIGIER; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..We will directly sell our software products and services to Integrated Delivery Networks (IDNs) and to Transcription Services Companies. ..
  4. Modification of tamoxifen effectiveness by gene polymorphisms and other drugs
    Timothy Lash; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Understanding the modification of tamoxifen effectiveness by genetic polymorphisms or drug interactions will help patients and physicians to make fully informed decisions about hormone therapy. ..
  5. Ecology Momentary Assessment of College Smoking
    THOMAS PIASECKI; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This project has the potential to address key questions about the early smoking career in a population at risk for the development of chronic tobacco dependence. ..
  6. IMPACT OF SEIZURE CLUSTERING ON ADULT EPILESPY
    Sheryl Haut; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. SMOKING & GENETIC INTERACTION IN BREAST CANCER ETIOLOGY
    Timothy Lash; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The second study would collect buccal swabs from participants in the study of adjuvant tamoxifen therapy (Dr. Silliman PI). A similar analytic plan would be conducted, but with a case-only design. ..
  8. PROCESSES AND OUTCOMES OF BREAST CANCER CARE
    Katherine Kahn; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..less affluent socioeconomic groups vary as a function of: definition of the measures of baseline patient characteristics, processes, and outcomes; data source; and definition of the cohort. ..
  9. Ecological validity in patient-reported chronic disease outcomes(RMI)
    Arthur Stone; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  10. UTILITY OF MOMENTARY VERSUS RECALLED SELF REPORTS
    Arthur Stone; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Finally, the study will provide practical information for researchers using momentary assessment methods. ..
  11. Osteoporosis in Women with Rheumatoid Arthritis
    Daniel Solomon; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This epidemiologic data will inform future trials of osteoporosis treatments among patients with RA. As well, the study cohort will comprise one of the largest RA registries with an explicit plan to examine osteoporosis. ..
  12. Why is Cardiac Risk Increased in Rheumatiod Arthritis
    Daniel Solomon; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..ability to control for known cardiovascular risk factors, the extensive medication information allowing for us to explore key hypotheses regarding corticosteroid exposure, and the attempt to simultaneously control for disease severity ..
  13. HOSPITAL PERFORMANCE & BETA-BLOCKER USE AFTER AMI
    Harlan Krumholz; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. Strategies to reduce time to reperfusion therapy for MI
    Harlan Krumholz; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Data generated from these studies will guide efforts by clinicians, administrators, researchers, and policy makers to decrease time to reperfusion therapy for patients with STEMI. ..
  15. Telemonitoring to improve heart failure outcomes
    Harlan Krumholz; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. Randomized Controlled Testing of Osteoporosis Education
    Daniel Solomon; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..A multi-disciplinary Training Advisory Board will review the applicants progress regularly to ensure that the proposed training goals are met. ..
  17. Pain Medication Use & Risk Factors for Opioid Dependence
    Daniel Solomon; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Our goal is to use the results of the proposed research to inform a future intervention to improve opioid prescribing within this large pharmacy benefits program. ..
  18. RAND-UCLA CanCORS PDCR Application
    Katherine Kahn; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. Brain Connections
    Michelle Petri; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. Revision of ACR Classification Criteria for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
    Michelle Petri; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This project will lead to updated, validated SLE classification criteria that can be immediately used by both industry and academic clinical trials. ..
  21. Self-Care & Outcomes Among Kidney Transplant Recipients
    Elisa Gordon; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..candidates for transplant through education, d) evaluating health policies designed to prevent financial barriers to kidney transplantation, and e) eliminating disparities in long-term kidney survival rates [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  22. EXPANDED NEWBORN SCREENING FOR METABOLIC DISORDERS
    Susan Waisbren; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Primary data from parent interviews and the New England Newborn Screening Program, as well as secondary data from published reports and a panel of experts will be used as inputs to the cost-effectiveness model. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  23. Ethical Challenges in Cancer Clinical Research
    Steven Joffe; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Joffe's development as a local and national resource in research ethics for the oncology community. ..
  24. Individual Housing Data and Socioeconomic Status
    Young Juhn; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..of SES, socioeconomic data are often unavailable in data sets used for health services research, such as medical records, disease registries, and vital statistics...
  25. A Novel Decision Aid for Prostate Cancer Screening
    Mary Costanza; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..If successful, this decision aid can be tested in a randomized controlled trial against other standard decision aids. ..
  26. LEARNING NEWER WAYS TO ANALYZE TREATMENT RESEARCH DATA
    Stephen Maisto; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The K02 award would allow the applicant protected time to continue to develop his skills in and to conduct a program of research on alcohol treatment. ..
  27. Alcohol, risky behavior and AIDS in men
    Stephen Maisto; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..04%], or moderate alcohol dose [BAC = .08%]) and other factors. The primary dependent variables will be risk perception, risk exposure, negotiation skills, and intentions to engage in risky behavior...
  28. Pilot Trial of Peer Support for Bipolar Disorder
    Gregory Simon; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  29. Drug-Induced sudden death & ventricular arrhythmia
    Sean Hennessy; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Finally, this project will create a valuable and lasting pharmacoepidemiologic data resource that can be brought to bear in future drug safety studies. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  30. Feasibility of a Home-based Self-Management Program for Chronic Fatigue
    Fred Friedberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  31. The burden of venous thromboembolism within the nursing home population
    Cynthia L Leibson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Much of the information on VTE incidence, risk factors, and consequences has come from the unique medical records-linkage system of the Rochester Epidemiology Project (REP)...
  32. Enhanced Prescription Drug Label Design to Improve Patient Understanding and Use
    Michael S Wolf; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Exploratory analyses will use pharmacy and medical records data at 1 year...
  33. Computer-Assisted Cognitive Rehabilitation Intervention for Persons with MS
    Alexa K Stuifbergen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed study will test a computer-assisted cognitive rehabilitation intervention that is designed to improve both cognitive performance and cognitive competence for functioning in everyday life. ..
  34. EEG Abnormalities and Cognitive Impairment
    Gregory L Holmes; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In addition to learning much about the cognitive impairment in epilepsy, our studies will provide enormous insight into processes involved in normal encoding and consolidation of memory. ..
  35. Internet Based Patient-Centered Asthma Management System
    Dimitri Christakis; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Children in AsthmaNet families will be more likely to report using written care plans. Aim 4: to decrease the number of symptom days for children with asthma H4. Children in AsthmaNet families will experience fewer symptom days. ..
  36. Nursing Home Pain Management Algorithm Clinical Trial
    Mary Ersek; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Findings from this study will assist NH staff to assess and treat pain effectively in cognitively intact and impaired residents. Long-term follow-up will establish the persistence of changes in clinical practice and resident outcomes. ..
  37. Screening for colortectal cancer in an Asian Community Center
    David Lieberman; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This is a new paradigm for screening, which takes advantage of the trust and cultural awareness that exists at the community center and does not rely on the primary care provider. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  38. EPIDEMIOLOGIC STUDY OF THE LATE REPRODUCTIVE YEARS
    Ellen W Freeman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  39. Diet, DNA Repair Genes and Breast Cancer Risk
    ARCHANA MCELIGOT; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Additionally, the findings of this study will provide directions for future epigenetic investigations, and targeted cancer prevention strategies. ..
  40. Relationship between Periodontal Disease and Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
    Xu Xiong; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Improving oral health and treating periodontal disease before and during pregnancy may reduce maternal and perinatal morbidity associated with GDM and prevent type 2 diabetes after pregnancy. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  41. REM and NREM Processing Specializations
    Patrick McNamara; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  42. Improving Self-Monitoring in Weight Loss with Technology
    Lora E Burke; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Subjects will complete assessments at baseline, 6, 12, 18, and 24 months. This innovative study will provide information on the efficacy of combining technological advances with proven behavioral strategies. ..
  43. CBATD for Depressed Cancer Patients
    DEREK HOPKO; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  44. COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING IN HIGH RISK INDIVIDUALS
    Roshan Bastani; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Secondary analysis will examine the predictive value of our theoretical framework in modeling adherence behavior and psychological distress. Cost effectiveness of the intervention will also be assessed. ..
  45. Enhanced Intervention for Mammogram-Resistant Women
    Mary Costanza; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..g. pap smear or colon cancer screening). If not successful, one could avoid using telephone-counseling strategies in this resistant group. Alternative avenues of communication and motivation would need to be developed. ..
  46. PHYSIOLOGY OF HUMAN RELAXIN
    Gerson Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  47. Mixed-Effects ZIP Models--Mental Health Service Research
    Robert Gibbons; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  48. Perfusion fMRI of Cue-Induced Nicotine Craving
    Teresa Franklin; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Thus, research into its neurological underpinnings is critical in guiding the development of behavioral and pharmacological therapies to battle nicotine addiction. ..
  49. Endocrine Disruptors and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes
    Brenda Eskenazi; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This study will provide the first data on exposure and health effects of ED pesticides in a highly exposed population, complete the exposure profile of CHAMACOS children, and target interventions to reduce child exposures. ..
  50. Sensory Re-training following Orthognathic Surgery
    Ceib Phillips; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Our primary focus will be on the patient's perception of the negative impact of altered sensation on daily life. ..
  51. TLR's, Nitric Oxide and Chronic Lung Disease
    William Truog; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Its results may also open up intriguing pathways for treatments aimed at selective diminution of pulmonary inflammation. ..
  52. Adherence to the NAGCAT and Injury Risk Reduction
    John Wilkins; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..5. Identify parental characteristics and attitudes that most strongly predict high compliance / conformity with the NAGCAT. ..
  53. VITAMIN K AND BONE TURNOVER IN POSTMENOPAUSAL WOMEN
    Neil Binkley; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  54. GENETIC INFORMATION AND LIFE INSURANCE UNDERWRITING
    Mark Rothstein; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The conference will focus on building consensus and advancing understanding in areas of disagreement. The chapters, as well as the positions developed at the conference, will form the basis of a book to be published ..
  55. Exposure to Blood Among Home Health Care Nurses
    Jack Leiss; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Collaborating agency directors and home health care nurses, focus groups, and a pilot study will be used to design and test recruitment strategies that will ensure high response rates. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  56. Melanoma Pathogenesis
    Linda Titus Ernstoff; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..e., slide preparation) of pathology specimens, and the refinement of laboratory techniques for analyzing chromosome 9p21 alterations. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  57. AN ENHANCED BRIEF INTERVENTION FOR PRENATAL ALCOHOL USE
    Grace Chang; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  58. Education in Genetic Ethics ('EDGE')
    Mark Rothstein; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The project includes a curriculum steering committee comprised of experts in the field of genetics research and genetics education, as well as select project team members, to provide on-going advance to the project. ..
  59. Outcomes in congenital toxoplasmic retinochoroiditis
    Ruth Gilbert; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  60. BEHAVIORAL AND PHYSIOLOGICAL CONSEQUENCES OF LOSS
    Mark Laudenslager; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The present application seeks to identify developmental factors affecting the HPA axis and the balance of CORT and DHEA with consequences for individual differences in rates of progression in immunodeficiency disease. ..
  61. RCT OF STEPPING STONES BEHAVIOURAL INTERVENTION FOR HIV
    Rachel Jewkes; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..It will also seek to understand what are the barriers to behavior change and what strategies are used by which people to circumnavigate these. ..
  62. SIGNIFICANCE OF GGT EXPRESSION IN TUMORS
    MARIE HANIGAN; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The goal of this research is to understand the molecular mechanisms by which cisplatin kills cells and the mechanism by which cells become resistant to cisplatin. ..
  63. Sensory Testing in Subjects with Interstitial Cystitis
    Mary FitzGerald; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  64. Geographic Tools for Surveillance and Study of Disease
    Daniel Wartenberg; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We will explore methods for imputing values and adjusting for edge effects using methods including Markov Chain Monte Carlo simulations. ..
  65. Self Monitoring of Dietary and Fluid Intake Using a PDA
    Janet Welch; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Data from this study will be used in developing a large randomized controlled trial to evaluate the intervention's effectiveness. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  66. Endothelial progenitor cells and surgical outcomes
    Andrew Auerbach; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  67. GENETICS OF AD PARTIAL EPILEPSY WITH AUDITORY FEATURES
    Ruth Ottman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  68. Behavioral Treatment of Nocturnal Disturbances in AD
    Susan McCurry; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Secondary outcomes include caregiver sleep, patient daytime sleepiness and overall level of behavior problems, patient and caregiver mood and health, and patient residential status. ..
  69. ISEE 18th Annual Meeting in Conjunction with ISEA
    Daniel Wartenberg; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..ISEE provides a variety of forums for discussion, critical reviews, collaborations and education issues for environmental exposures and their human health effects. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  70. TREATING NEUROPSYCHIATRIC PROBLEMS IN DEMENTIA
    Susan McCurry; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This training mechanism will assist Dr. McCurry in making the transition to an independent investigator at the University of Washington, as well as a teacher and clinician in geriatric psychology. ..
  71. Functional Arterial Changes in Atherogenesis
    Iftikhar Kullo; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  72. The Electrophysiology of Motor Neuron Diseases
    Mark Bromberg; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Currently, most MUNE techniques rely on proprietary software. We will develop software for use on PC-based computer systems, making them available to all laboratories. ..
  73. Determinants of arterial function in hypertension
    Iftikhar J Kullo; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The aim of our investigation is to identify novel proteins and genes that influence arterial function. Such work will help in identifying those at risk of developing arterial disease and facilitate development of new therapies. ..
  74. GENETIC EPIDEMIOLOGY OF FAMILIAL EPILEPSY
    Ruth Ottman; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..g., generalized epilepsy, localization-related epilepsy). ..
  75. Improving use of peri-operative beta-blockers with a multidimentional QI program
    Andrew Auerbach; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The impact of this set of tools will be substantial as groups such as the NSQIP, SCIP, National Quality Forum, and Leapfrog Group continue to endorse PBB as a key strategy to reduce surgical morbidity and mortality. ..
  76. ISEE 19th Annual Conference
    Daniel Wartenberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..ISEE provides a variety of forums for discussion, critical reviews, collaborations and education issues for environmental exposures and their human health effects. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  77. Biomarkers of Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Iftikhar Kullo; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  78. Pregnancy-Related Sleep Disturbances May Increase Pregnancy Complications
    Michele Okun; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..and sleep questionnaires; cytokine data ascertained from plasma and stimulation assays; health behaviors assessed by self-report; and data on pregnancy complications provided by medical records. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]
  79. Proteomic Markers of Arteriosclerosis
    Iftikhar Kullo; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  80. In Vivo Selection of Ligands for Targeted Therapy
    David Krag; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Successful completion of this clinical study will result in demonstration of a satisfactory safety profile and short peptides that bind selectively to tumor tissue. ..
  81. Childhood Chronic Illness: Enhancing Family Capabilities
    Gail Kieckhefer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Results of this research will provide guidance to the design of future education efforts for parents of children with chronic illnesses. ..
  82. Targeted Enzymes for Prodrug Therapy
    David Krag; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Successful completion of these experiments will result in demonstration of novel targeted effector molecules that bind selectively to tumors and activate cytotoxic prodrugs. ..
  83. TREATMENT AND CLINICAL COURSE OF COMPLEX PTSD
    Julian Ford; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  84. Alcohol-involved sexual risk behavior among HIV+ persons
    William Barta; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Multilevel modeling will also allow statistical tests of measurement reactivity (using growth curve modeling), effects of weekly patterns in alcohol consumption, sexual activity, and affective states, and seasonality. ..
  85. TARGETING BREAST CANCER WITH SMALL LIGANDS
    David Krag; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..3) Use the structure-based, homologous analog and biased library approach to make educated designs to increase the affinity of the Grb7 ligands ..
  86. Quality of Life in patients with severe Cystic Fibrosis
    Christopher Goss; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  87. Dynamics of Family Disadvantage and Childhood Asthma
    Gail Kieckhefer; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  88. Environmental Effects on Lung Function in Cystic Fibrosis Patients
    Christopher Goss; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Our proposal will also enhance our understanding of lung growth in CF and represents the initial phase of a program to understand environmental effects on CF lung disease. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  89. Sleep and Nocturnal Asthma in Youth
    Gail Kieckhefer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The information gained is critical to practicing health care providers who are working to quell rising ast morbidity particularly in ethnic minority children living in poverty. ..
  90. MEDICATION ADHERENCE IN LATINOS
    Esperanza Diaz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..leading to a Masters in Public Health. Dr. Diaz will also develop skills in descriptive and qualitative research, Data collection, Data analysis. Dr. Diaz will have an R01 proposal ready by the end of funding. ..