outpatients

Summary

Summary: Persons who receive ambulatory care at an outpatient department or clinic without room and board being provided.

Top Publications

  1. pmc Trends in antibiotic use among outpatients in New Delhi, India
    Anita Kotwani
    Department of Pharmacology, V P Chest Institute, University of Delhi, Delhi, India
    BMC Infect Dis 11:99. 2011
  2. pmc Respiratory viral infections among pediatric inpatients and outpatients in Taiwan from 1997 to 1999
    H P Tsai
    National Health Research Institutes Tainan Virology Laboratory for Diagnosis and Research, Department of Pathology, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Clin Microbiol 39:111-8. 2001
  3. ncbi Prevalence and impact on quality of life of peripheral neuropathy with or without neuropathic pain in type 1 and type 2 diabetic patients attending hospital outpatients clinics
    K Van Acker
    Department of Endocrinology, St Jozef Clinic, Bornem, Belgium
    Diabetes Metab 35:206-13. 2009
  4. ncbi One-year cardiovascular event rates in outpatients with atherothrombosis
    Ph Gabriel Steg
    Departement de Cardiologie, Hopital Bichat Claude Bernard, Paris, France
    JAMA 297:1197-206. 2007
  5. ncbi Relation between red blood cell distribution width and inflammatory biomarkers in a large cohort of unselected outpatients
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Sezione di Chimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 133:628-32. 2009
  6. ncbi International prevalence, recognition, and treatment of cardiovascular risk factors in outpatients with atherothrombosis
    Deepak L Bhatt
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    JAMA 295:180-9. 2006
  7. ncbi Suboptimal prescribing in older inpatients and outpatients
    J T Hanlon
    Institute for the Study of Geriatric Pharmacotherapy and the Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 49:200-9. 2001
  8. pmc Etiology and clinical characteristics of influenza-like illness (ILI) in outpatients in Beijing, June 2010 to May 2011
    Xiaohua Yang
    Department of Infectious Disease, Peking University Hepatology Institute, Peking University People s Hospital, Beijing, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e28786. 2012
  9. ncbi A prospective study of conditions associated with multiple sclerosis in a cohort of 658 consecutive outpatients attending a multiple sclerosis clinic
    L J Edwards
    Division of Clinical Neurology, Queen s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2UH, UK
    Mult Scler 10:575-81. 2004
  10. pmc Efficacy of disulfiram and cognitive behavior therapy in cocaine-dependent outpatients: a randomized placebo-controlled trial
    Kathleen M Carroll
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:264-72. 2004

Detail Information

Publications313 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Trends in antibiotic use among outpatients in New Delhi, India
    Anita Kotwani
    Department of Pharmacology, V P Chest Institute, University of Delhi, Delhi, India
    BMC Infect Dis 11:99. 2011
    ..There is much ad-hoc information about the inappropriate consumption of antibiotics, over-the-counter availability, and inadequate dosage but there is very little actual evidence of community practices...
  2. pmc Respiratory viral infections among pediatric inpatients and outpatients in Taiwan from 1997 to 1999
    H P Tsai
    National Health Research Institutes Tainan Virology Laboratory for Diagnosis and Research, Department of Pathology, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Clin Microbiol 39:111-8. 2001
    ..One or more viruses were detected among 24.8% of hospitalized patients and 35.0% of outpatients. The frequencies and profiles of detection of various viruses among in- and outpatients were different...
  3. ncbi Prevalence and impact on quality of life of peripheral neuropathy with or without neuropathic pain in type 1 and type 2 diabetic patients attending hospital outpatients clinics
    K Van Acker
    Department of Endocrinology, St Jozef Clinic, Bornem, Belgium
    Diabetes Metab 35:206-13. 2009
    ..study that included 1111 patients (767 type 2 and 344 type 1 diabetic patients) followed up in diabetic outpatients clinics...
  4. ncbi One-year cardiovascular event rates in outpatients with atherothrombosis
    Ph Gabriel Steg
    Departement de Cardiologie, Hopital Bichat Claude Bernard, Paris, France
    JAMA 297:1197-206. 2007
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  5. ncbi Relation between red blood cell distribution width and inflammatory biomarkers in a large cohort of unselected outpatients
    Giuseppe Lippi
    Sezione di Chimica Clinica, Dipartimento di Scienze Morfologico Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 133:628-32. 2009
    ..A strong independent association has been recently observed between elevated red blood cell distribution width (RDW) and increased incidence of cardiovascular events...
  6. ncbi International prevalence, recognition, and treatment of cardiovascular risk factors in outpatients with atherothrombosis
    Deepak L Bhatt
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    JAMA 295:180-9. 2006
    ..To date, no single international database has characterized the atherosclerosis risk factor profile or treatment intensity of individuals with atherothrombosis...
  7. ncbi Suboptimal prescribing in older inpatients and outpatients
    J T Hanlon
    Institute for the Study of Geriatric Pharmacotherapy and the Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 49:200-9. 2001
    ..The literature suggests that suboptimal prescribing is common in older outpatients and inpatients...
  8. pmc Etiology and clinical characteristics of influenza-like illness (ILI) in outpatients in Beijing, June 2010 to May 2011
    Xiaohua Yang
    Department of Infectious Disease, Peking University Hepatology Institute, Peking University People s Hospital, Beijing, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e28786. 2012
    ..Limited information is available on the etiology and clinical characteristics of the influenza-like illness (ILI) that ensued in adults following the pH1N1 pandemic...
  9. ncbi A prospective study of conditions associated with multiple sclerosis in a cohort of 658 consecutive outpatients attending a multiple sclerosis clinic
    L J Edwards
    Division of Clinical Neurology, Queen s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2UH, UK
    Mult Scler 10:575-81. 2004
    ..This work does not give evidence for the hypothesis that MS and atopy, reflecting Th1 and Th2 polarization, respectively, are mutually exclusive. Further work, ideally with a matched control population, is indicated...
  10. pmc Efficacy of disulfiram and cognitive behavior therapy in cocaine-dependent outpatients: a randomized placebo-controlled trial
    Kathleen M Carroll
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06516, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:264-72. 2004
    ..Disulfiram has emerged as a promising treatment for cocaine dependence, but it has not yet been evaluated in general populations of cocaine users...
  11. ncbi Social cognition and interaction training (SCIT) for outpatients with schizophrenia: a preliminary study
    David L Roberts
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Psychiatry Res 166:141-7. 2009
    ..data from a quasi-experimental study comparing SCIT + treatment as usual (TAU; n=20) to TAU alone (n=11) among outpatients. Results using analysis of variance (ANOVA) suggest SCIT-related improvements in emotion perception and social ..
  12. ncbi Comparative determinants of 4-year cardiovascular event rates in stable outpatients at risk of or with atherothrombosis
    Deepak L Bhatt
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02132, USA
    JAMA 304:1350-7. 2010
    ..Prior ischemic events, polyvascular disease, and diabetes mellitus have all been identified as predictors of ischemic events, but their comparative contributions to future risk remain unclear...
  13. ncbi Nurses' recognition and registration of depression, anxiety and diabetes-specific emotional problems in outpatients with diabetes mellitus
    François Pouwer
    Department of Medical Psychology, Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO, Vrije Universiteit Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 60:235-40. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate how often emotional problems were recognized and registered by diabetes nurses...
  14. pmc Influenza surveillance among outpatients and inpatients in Morocco, 1996-2009
    Amal Barakat
    Centre National de Référence de la Grippe, Institut National D Hygiene, Ministere de la Sante, Rabat, Morocco
    PLoS ONE 6:e24579. 2011
    ..Successes and challenges of the enhanced surveillance system introduced in 2007 are also discussed...
  15. ncbi Using explicit criteria to evaluate the quality of prescribing in elderly Italian outpatients: a cohort study
    V Maio
    Jefferson School of Population Health, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Clin Pharm Ther 35:219-29. 2010
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  16. pmc A preliminary randomized controlled trial of a nurse-delivered medication adherence intervention among HIV-positive outpatients initiating antiretroviral therapy in Beijing, China
    Jane M Simoni
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, 3909 Stevens Way NE, Campus Box 351525, Seattle, WA 98195 1525, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:919-29. 2011
    ..a nurse-delivered adherence intervention in a preliminary randomized controlled trial among 70 HIV-positive outpatients initiating antiretroviral therapy (ART) in Beijing, China...
  17. ncbi Molecular characterization of Staphylococcus aureus in the United States 2004-2008 reveals the rapid expansion of USA300 among inpatients and outpatients
    F Patrick O'Hara
    Department of Computational Biology, GlaxoSmithKline, Collegeville, Pennsylvania, USA
    Microb Drug Resist 18:555-61. 2012
    ..The USA300 clone increased significantly in frequency among both outpatients and inpatients. USA300 increased in both skin and soft-tissue and invasive infection isolates...
  18. ncbi Persistent antipsychotic polypharmacy and excessive dosing in the community psychiatric treatment setting: a review of medication profiles in 435 Canadian outpatients
    Ric M Procyshyn
    British Columbia Mental Health and Addictions Research Institute, A3 113, 938 W 28th Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V5Z 4H4
    J Clin Psychiatry 71:566-73. 2010
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  19. pmc Prevalence of anxiety and depression among outpatients with type 2 diabetes in the Mexican population
    Carlos Tovilla-Zarate
    Universidad Juarez Autonoma de Tabasco, División Académica Multidisciplinaria de Comalcalco, Comalcalco, Tabasco, Mexico
    PLoS ONE 7:e36887. 2012
    ..We studied the frequency of depression and anxiety in Mexican outpatients with type 2 diabetes and identified the risk factors for depression and anxiety.
  20. ncbi Functional impact and health utility of anxiety disorders in primary care outpatients
    Murray B Stein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0985, USA
    Med Care 43:1164-70. 2005
    The objective of this study was to examine the relative impact of anxiety disorders and major depression on functional status and health-related quality of life of primary care outpatients.
  21. ncbi Causes and empirical treatment of fever in HIV-infected adult outpatients, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
    Xavier Anglaret
    INSERM U 330, Universite Victor Segalen Bordeaux, France
    AIDS 16:909-18. 2002
    In Abidjan, HIV prevalence has been estimated at 20% in outpatients attending community clinics. Documenting causes of fever in HIV-infected adult outpatients may help to improve care in these centres with limited facilities.
  22. ncbi Increased risk for cardiovascular mortality in psoriasis inpatients but not in outpatients
    Lotus Mallbris
    Dermatology Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:225-30. 2004
    ..We found no increased cardiovascular mortality among outpatients with psoriasis (standardized mortality ratio, SMR 0.94; 95% confidence interval, CI: 0.89-0.99)...
  23. ncbi Health status predicts long-term outcome in outpatients with coronary disease
    John A Spertus
    Mid America Heart Institute and University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, MO 64111, USA
    Circulation 106:43-9. 2002
    ..Demonstrating that they independently predict mortality and hospitalizations among outpatients with coronary disease could emphasize their clinical value.
  24. ncbi Perceptions of barriers and benefits to physical activity among outpatients in psychiatric rehabilitation
    Judith McDevitt
    University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing, 60612, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 38:50-5. 2006
    ..To explore perceived barriers and benefits to physical activity in people with serious and persistent mental illness (SPMI) who were enrolled in community-based psychiatric rehabilitation...
  25. pmc The MCCB impairment profile for schizophrenia outpatients: results from the MATRICS psychometric and standardization study
    Robert S Kern
    UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90073, United States
    Schizophr Res 126:124-31. 2011
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  26. pmc Molecular characterization of Staphylococcus aureus from outpatients in the Caribbean reveals the presence of pandemic clones
    A C Uhlemann
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Columbia University Medical Center, 630W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 31:505-11. 2012
    ..Our findings also imply the frequent import and exchange of international S. aureus strains in the Caribbean...
  27. ncbi The status of glycemic control: A cross-sectional study of outpatients with type 2 diabetes mellitus across primary, secondary, and tertiary hospitals in the Jiangsu province of China
    Yan Bi
    Department of Endocrinology, Nanjing Drum Tower Hospital, Nanjing University Medical School, Nanjing, China
    Clin Ther 32:973-83. 2010
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  28. ncbi Long-term prospective, randomized, controlled study using repetitive education at six-month intervals and monitoring for adherence in heart failure outpatients: the REMADHE trial
    Edimar Alcides Bocchi
    Heart Institute do Hospital das Clínicas da Faculdade de Medicina da University of São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Circ Heart Fail 1:115-24. 2008
    ..The effectiveness of heart failure disease management programs in patients under cardiologists' care over long-term follow-up is not established...
  29. pmc Diversity of staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec structures in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus epidermidis and Staphylococcus haemolyticus strains among outpatients from four countries
    Etienne Ruppe
    Laboratoire Associé CNR Résistance Dans les Flores Commensales, Hopital Bichat Claude Bernard, Paris, France
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 53:442-9. 2009
    ..Here, we describe the diversity of SCCmec structures in MR-CoNS from outpatients living in countries with contrasting environments: Algeria, Mali, Moldova, and Cambodia...
  30. ncbi The outcomes and outpatient costs of different models of antiretroviral treatment delivery in South Africa
    Sydney Rosen
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 13:1005-15. 2008
    ..Estimate the average outpatient cost per patient in care and responding to treatment 1 year after initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART) under different models of treatment delivery in South Africa...
  31. ncbi Psychiatric disorders and depression in multiple sclerosis outpatients: impact of disability and interferon beta therapy
    G M Galeazzi
    Consultation Liaison Psychiatry Service, Department of Neuroscience TCR, Section of Psychiatry, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo 71, I 41100 Modena, Italy
    Neurol Sci 26:255-62. 2005
    ..gender, duration of MS, disability and therapy with beta-interferons were studied in multiple sclerosis (MS) outpatients. A controlled descriptive epidemiological study was carried out in two Italian outpatient MS centres on 50 ..
  32. ncbi Interpersonal problems among psychiatric outpatients and non-clinical samples
    Tinakon Wongpakaran
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, 110 Intawarorot Road, Tambon Sriphoom, Amphur Muang, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
    Singapore Med J 53:481-7. 2012
    ..the validity and reliability of the Thai version of the Inventory of Interpersonal Problems (IIP) and to compare the characteristics of the interpersonal problems experienced in a non-clinical sample and psychiatric outpatients.
  33. pmc Prevalence and correlations with depression, anxiety, and other features in outpatients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in China: a cross-sectional case control study
    Peian Lou
    Xuzhou Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 142 West Erhuan Road, Xuzhou 221006, China
    BMC Pulm Med 12:53. 2012
    ..The present study assessed depression and anxiety in Chinese patients with COPD...
  34. ncbi Health status assessment in routine clinical practice: the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease assessment test score in outpatients
    Julia L Kelly
    NIHR Respiratory Biomedical Research Unit, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust and Imperial College, London, UK
    Respiration 84:193-9. 2012
    ..The chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) assessment test (CAT) is a simple, self-completion questionnaire developed to measure health status in patients with COPD, which is potentially suitable for routine clinical use...
  35. ncbi Monitoring quality of life in outpatients with cystic fibrosis: feasibility and longitudinal results
    Lutz Goldbeck
    University Clinic Ulm, Department for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Psychotherapy, Steinhoevelstr 5, D 89075 Ulm, Germany
    J Cyst Fibros 6:171-8. 2007
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  36. pmc Contribution of patient and physician factors to cardiac rehabilitation enrollment: a prospective multilevel study
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3, Canada
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:548-56. 2008
    ..This is due to both health system and patient-level factors; issues that have yet to be investigated concurrently. This study utilized a hierarchical design to examine physician and patient-level factors affecting verified CR enrollment...
  37. pmc Improved detection of respiratory viruses in pediatric outpatients with acute respiratory illness by real-time PCR using nasopharyngeal flocked swabs
    Patrick Kiio Munywoki
    KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi, Kenya
    J Clin Microbiol 49:3365-7. 2011
    ..6% versus 79.2%; P = 0.0043). NFS collection was noninferior to NW collection in the detection of RSV by IF...
  38. ncbi Adiponectin in outpatients with coronary artery disease: independent predictors and relationship with heart failure
    S Baldasseroni
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Geriatric Medicine Unit, University of Florence, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi AOUC, via delle Oblate n 4, 50139 Florence, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 22:292-9. 2012
    ..We investigated the variation of circulating adiponectin in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD), with or without HF, in order to identify its independent predictors...
  39. pmc In vitro antimicrobial resistance of urinary Escherichia coli isolates among U.S. outpatients from 2000 to 2010
    Guillermo V Sanchez
    School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 56:2181-3. 2012
    ..S. outpatients between 2000 and 2010 using The Surveillance Network (TSN)...
  40. pmc Practice-level variation in warfarin use among outpatients with atrial fibrillation (from the NCDR PINNACLE program)
    Paul S Chan
    Mid America Heart Institute, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    Am J Cardiol 108:1136-40. 2011
    ..Practice Innovation and Clinical Excellence program from July 2008 through December 2009, we identified 9,113 outpatients with AF from 20 sites who were at moderate to high risk for stroke (congestive heart failure, hypertension, age,..
  41. ncbi Double-blind comparison of the safety and efficacy of lurasidone and ziprasidone in clinically stable outpatients with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder
    Steven G Potkin
    Department of Psychiatry, Human Behavior, University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA 92617, United States
    Schizophr Res 132:101-7. 2011
    ..The current study evaluated the safety and efficacy of lurasidone and ziprasidone in stable outpatients diagnosed with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder.
  42. ncbi Health care of female outpatients in south-central India: comparing public and private sector provision
    Jagdish Bhatia
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 49 51 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3DP, UK
    Health Policy Plan 19:402-9. 2004
    The object of this study was to compare components of quality of care provided to female outpatients by practitioners working in the private and public sectors in Karnataka State, India...
  43. pmc Improved cardiovascular diagnostic accuracy by pocket size imaging device in non-cardiologic outpatients: the NaUSiCa (Naples Ultrasound Stethoscope in Cardiology) study
    Maurizio Galderisi
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 8:51. 2010
    ..Three hundred four consecutive non cardiologic outpatients underwent a sequential assessment including physical examination, pocket size imaging device and standard ..
  44. ncbi Prevalence of MRSA strains among Staphylococcus aureus isolated from outpatients, 2006
    Geoffrey W Coombs
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 33:10-20. 2009
    ..As infections caused by these strains frequently results in hospitalisation their emergence is a major health concern...
  45. ncbi Falls in outpatients with Parkinson's disease: frequency, impact and identifying factors
    Y Balash
    Movement Disorders Unit, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, 6 Weizmann Street, Tel Aviv 64239, Israel
    J Neurol 252:1310-5. 2005
    ..These findings confirm that falls are a common problem among patients with advanced PD and suggest easily measurable features that may be used to prospectively identify those PD patients with the greatest risk of falls...
  46. ncbi Comparison of changes in ejection fraction to changes in impedance cardiography cardiac index and systolic time ratio
    Charles W Parrott
    Cardiology Associates of Mobile, Providence Hospital, Heart Failure Clinic, Mobile, AL 36608, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 10:11-3. 2004
    ..85, -0.73). ICG may be a practical, reliable, and cost-effective method of monitoring left ventricular function and guiding management decisions...
  47. ncbi Frequency of dementia, depression, and other neuropsychiatric symptoms in 1,449 outpatients with Parkinson's disease
    Oliver Riedel
    Institute of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Technical University of Dresden, Chemnitzer Strasse 46, Dresden, Germany
    J Neurol 257:1073-82. 2010
    ..care sector to provide a fuller characterization of the frequency of dementia, depression, and other NPS in PD outpatients. We also examined associations with biosocial and neurological variables...
  48. ncbi Risk stratification in a Brazilian hospital-based cohort of 1220 outpatients with heart failure: role of Chagas' heart disease
    Humberto F G Freitas
    Heart Institute InCor, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int J Cardiol 102:239-47. 2005
    Few studies evaluated prognostic factors of outpatients with heart failure of different etiologies including Chagas' heart disease.
  49. ncbi Frequency of failure to inform patients of clinically significant outpatient test results
    Lawrence P Casalino
    Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10065 6304, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1123-9. 2009
    ..Failing to inform a patient of an abnormal outpatient test result can be a serious error, but little is known about the frequency of such errors or the processes for managing results that may reduce errors...
  50. pmc Epidemiology and clinical features of infections caused by extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli in nonhospitalized patients
    Jesús Rodríguez-Baño
    Seccion de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Universitario Virgen Macarena, Seville, Spain
    J Clin Microbiol 42:1089-94. 2004
    ..There was no evidence of horizontal transmission of ESBLEC strains. Avoidance of fluoroquinolone use in high-risk patients should be considered whenever possible in order to avoid the selection of these organisms...
  51. ncbi Reproductive choice in men and women living with HIV: evidence from a large representative sample of outpatients attending French hospitals (ANRS-EN12-VESPA Study)
    Isabelle Heard
    Service d immunologie clinique, Hopital Europeen Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
    AIDS 21:S77-82. 2007
    ..This study analysed factors associated with the desire for a child in a sample of heterosexual women and men of reproductive age living with HIV...
  52. ncbi Quality of life among urban Canadian HIV/AIDS clinic outpatients
    R W Burgoyne
    Immunodeficiency Clinic, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J STD AIDS 12:505-12. 2001
    ..An emphasis on support for both adjusting to diagnosis and symptom management is as important as viral suppression in maximizing QOL for PHA...
  53. pmc Limited effect of screening for depression with written feedback in outpatients with diabetes mellitus: a randomised controlled trial
    F Pouwer
    Centre of Research on Psychology in Somatic Diseases, Department of Medical Psychology and Neuropsychology, Tilburg University, PO Box 90153, 5000 LE, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Diabetologia 54:741-8. 2011
    ..study was to test the effectiveness of a screening procedure for depression (SCR) vs care as usual (CAU) in outpatients with diabetes...
  54. ncbi Febrile illnesses of different etiology among outpatients in four health centers in Northwestern Ethiopia
    Abebe Animut
    Aklilu Lemma Institute of Pathobiology, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Jpn J Infect Dis 62:107-10. 2009
    ..Therefore, it is recommended that the necessary diagnostic materials and awareness should be in place for prompt treatment of febrile cases in these districts...
  55. ncbi Risk factors for suicide in psychiatric outpatients: a 20-year prospective study
    G K Brown
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 2648, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 68:371-7. 2000
    To determine the risk factors for suicide, 6,891 psychiatric outpatients were evaluated in a prospective study. Subsequent deaths for the sample were identified through the National Death Index...
  56. pmc Nutrition intervention is beneficial in oncology outpatients receiving radiotherapy to the gastrointestinal or head and neck area
    E A Isenring
    School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    Br J Cancer 91:447-52. 2004
    ..nutritional status, global quality of life (QoL) and physical function compared to usual practice in oncology outpatients receiving radiotherapy to the GI or head and neck area...
  57. ncbi Efficacy of standard rehabilitation in COPD outpatients with comorbidities
    E Crisafulli
    Dept Oncology, University of Modena, Villa Pineta Hospital, Pavullo, Italy
    Eur Respir J 36:1042-8. 2010
    ..316 outpatients (mean ± SD age 68 ± 7 yrs) were studied...
  58. pmc Trends in antimicrobial resistance among urinary tract infection isolates of Escherichia coli from female outpatients in the United States
    James A Karlowsky
    Focus Technologies, Inc, 13665 Dulles Technology Drive, Suite 200, Herndon, VA 20171 4603, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 46:2540-5. 2002
    ..of SXT, ampicillin, ciprofloxacin, and nitrofurantoin among urine isolates of Escherichia coli from female outpatients, susceptibility testing data from The Surveillance Network (TSN) Database-USA (n = 286,187) from 1995 to 2001 ..
  59. pmc Heart rate and use of beta-blockers in stable outpatients with coronary artery disease
    Ph Gabriel Steg
    INSERM U698, Paris, France
    PLoS ONE 7:e36284. 2012
    ..The goal of the present analysis was to describe HR in such patients, overall and in relation to beta-blocker use, and to describe the determinants of HR...
  60. ncbi Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is still an unrecognised disorder: a study on the recognition of OCD in psychiatric outpatients
    K Wahl
    University Clinic of Luebeck, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Campus Luebeck, Ratzeburger Allee 160, Luebeck, Germany
    Eur Psychiatry 25:374-7. 2010
    The study aims to investigate the recognition of patients with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) in psychiatric outpatients.
  61. pmc Health-related quality of life in outpatients with COPD in daily practice: the VICE Spanish Study
    Antonio Martin
    Medical Department, Pfizer, Madrid, Spain
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 3:683-92. 2008
    The objective of this study was to measure health-related quality of life (HRQL) in outpatients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and to assess differences in HRQL according to age, gender, and severity of COPD.
  62. ncbi Medical findings in outpatients with anorexia nervosa
    Karen K Miller
    Neuroendocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:561-6. 2005
    ..However, few clinical data exist regarding community-dwelling women with anorexia nervosa. The objective of this study was to determine the prevalences of common medical findings for these women...
  63. ncbi Cognitive function in outpatients with perceived chronic stress
    Lena Ohman
    Department of Psychology, Umea University, SE 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Scand J Work Environ Health 33:223-32. 2007
    ..Less attention has been allocated to effects of chronic stress on cognitive functioning. Hence the aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship between chronic stress and cognition...
  64. ncbi Relationship of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein to prognosis and other prognostic markers in outpatients with heart failure
    Jonathan D Windram
    Academic Cardiology Department, University of Hull, Hull Royal Infirmary Castle Hill Hospital, Hull, United Kingdom
    Am Heart J 153:1048-55. 2007
    ..We aimed to investigate the relationship between hsCRP and prognosis in patients with CHF and left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVSD)...
  65. ncbi A systematic review of dropout from treatment in outpatients with anorexia nervosa
    Hannah Dejong
    Section of Eating Disorders, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    Int J Eat Disord 45:635-47. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine rates of dropout from outpatient treatment for anorexia nervosa (AN) and critically examine the various definitions of dropout used...
  66. ncbi A short, psychiatric, case-finding measure for HIV seropositive outpatients: performance characteristics of the 5-item mental health subscale of the SF-20 in a male, seropositive sample
    W C Holmes
    Division of General Internal Medicine and the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104 6021, USA
    Med Care 36:237-43. 1998
    ..performance characteristics of the 5-item mental health scale (MHI-5) of the Medical Outcomes Study Short Form Health Survey when used as a psychiatric case-finding measure for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) seropositive outpatients.
  67. ncbi Why do some depressed outpatients who are in remission according to the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale not consider themselves to be in remission?
    Mark Zimmerman
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Providence, RI, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 73:790-5. 2012
    ..Among the HDRS remitters, we compared the demographic and clinical characteristics of patients who did and did not consider themselves to be in remission...
  68. pmc Ethical issues in a stage 1 cognitive-behavioral therapy feasibility study and trial to reduce alcohol use among HIV-infected outpatients in western Kenya
    Rebecca K Papas
    Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA
    J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics 7:29-37. 2012
    ..intervention adaptation and trial using cognitive-behavioral therapy to reduce alcohol use among HIV-infected outpatients in Eldoret, Kenya...
  69. ncbi Use of Nintendo Wii Fit™ in the rehabilitation of outpatients following total knee replacement: a preliminary randomised controlled trial
    Vera Fung
    St John s Rehab Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Physiotherapy 98:183-8. 2012
    To determine whether Nintendo Wii Fit™ is an acceptable adjunct to physiotherapy treatment in the rehabilitation of balance, lower extremity movement, strength and function in outpatients following total knee replacement.
  70. pmc Statin use in outpatients with obstructive coronary artery disease
    Suzanne V Arnold
    MHA, St Luke s Mid America Heart Institute, 4401 Wornall Rd, Kansas City, MO 64111, USA
    Circulation 124:2405-10. 2011
    ..We sought to determine the extent to which patients with obstructive CAD in routine outpatient care are treated with statins, nonstatins, or no lipid-lowering therapy...
  71. pmc Chikungunya fever: a clinical and virological investigation of outpatients on Reunion Island, South-West Indian Ocean
    Simon Djamel Thiberville
    UMR 190, Emergence des Pathologies Virales, Aix Marseille Univ IRD EHESP French School of Public Health, University Hospital Institute for Infectious Disease and Tropical Medicine, Marseille, France
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2004. 2013
    ..Although almost all patients are outpatients, medical investigations mainly focused on hospitalised patients.
  72. ncbi Antibiotic use in adult outpatients in Switzerland in relation to regions, seasonality and point of care tests
    R Achermann
    Division of Health Economics and Health Policy, Helsana, Zurich, Basel Institute for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Clin Microbiol Infect 17:855-61. 2011
    ..Ecological studies are prone to bias and whether point of care tests reduce antibiotic use has to be investigated in pragmatic primary care trials...
  73. ncbi Temperament profiles, major depression, and response to treatment with SSRIs in psychiatric outpatients
    O Kampman
    University of Tampere, Medical School, 33014 Tampere, Finland
    Eur Psychiatry 27:245-9. 2012
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  74. ncbi Drug prescriptions to outpatient children: a review of the literature
    Antonio Clavenna
    Laboratory for Mother and Child Health, Department of Public Health, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Via Giuseppe La Masa 19, Milan 20156, Italy
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 65:749-55. 2009
    ..To evaluate the drug prescription pattern in outpatient children...
  75. ncbi Prescription of benzodiazepines and antidepressants to outpatients attending a Japanese university hospital
    M Nakao
    Department of Hygiene and Public Health, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 45:30-5. 2007
    ....
  76. ncbi Validity of the malnutrition screening tool as an effective predictor of nutritional risk in oncology outpatients receiving chemotherapy
    Elisabeth Isenring
    Flinders University, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Support Care Cancer 14:1152-6. 2006
    ....
  77. ncbi Symptom severity and attitudes toward medication: impacts on adherence in outpatients with schizophrenia
    Jaewon Yang
    Department of Psychiatry, Korea University Ansan Hospital, Korea University College of Medicine, Ansan, Republic of Korea
    Schizophr Res 134:226-31. 2012
    ..this study was to compare electronic monitoring with other measures of adherence to antipsychotic medication in outpatients with schizophrenia...
  78. ncbi Clinical and social correlates with the use of depot antipsychotic drugs in outpatients with schizophrenia in China
    Y T Xiang
    Beijing Anding Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 46:245-51. 2008
    To date, no study has investigated the use of depot antipsychotic medication (DA) in Chinese outpatients with schizophrenia...
  79. pmc Fluoroquinolone-resistant urinary isolates of Escherichia coli from outpatients are frequently multidrug resistant: results from the North American Urinary Tract Infection Collaborative Alliance-Quinolone Resistance study
    James A Karlowsky
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Health Sciences Centre Diagnostic Services of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 50:2251-4. 2006
    ..0%) or nitrofurantoin (4.0%) was less common. Only 10.8% of isolates were resistant to ciprofloxacin alone. Fluoroquinolone-resistant isolates of E. coli from urine were frequently multidrug resistant...
  80. ncbi Borderline personality symptoms differentiate non-suicidal and suicidal self-injury in ethnically diverse adolescent outpatients
    Jennifer J Muehlenkamp
    University of Wisconsin Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI 54702 4004, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 52:148-55. 2011
    ..Even less well known is whether specific BPD symptoms distinguish NSSI from suicide attempts or differentiate single from repeated acts of either suicide or NSSI...
  81. ncbi Complications after percutaneous liver biopsy in diffuse hepatopathies
    Zeno Sparchez
    3rd Medical Clinic, University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Str Croitorilor no 19 21, 400162 Cluj Napoca, Romania
    Rom J Gastroenterol 14:379-84. 2005
    ..Outpatient liver biopsy has gained more acceptance today, being well-accepted by the patients and less costly...
  82. pmc Geographic variation in the prescription of schedule II opioid analgesics among outpatients in the United States
    Lesley H Curtis
    Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics, Duke Clinical Research Institute, P O Box 17969, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:837-55. 2006
    ..To measure geographic variation in opioid use in a large, commercially insured, outpatient population in the United States...
  83. ncbi Inappropriate drug use by Portuguese elderly outpatients--effect of the Beers criteria update
    Sofia de Oliveira Martins
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisbon, Av Professor Gama Pinto, 1649 003, Lisbon, Portugal
    Pharm World Sci 28:296-301. 2006
    ..To characterize the use of medicines and to evaluate the inappropriateness of drugs in elderly outpatient population...
  84. ncbi Mental health problems and post-migration stress among multi-traumatized refugees attending outpatient clinics upon resettlement to Norway
    Dinu Stefan Teodorescu
    Innlandet Hospital Trust, Brumunddal, Norway
    Scand J Psychol 53:316-32. 2012
    ..A clinical sample of 61 refugee outpatients from psychiatric clinics in Southern Norway was cross-sectionally examined using three structured clinical ..
  85. ncbi Rapid diagnostic test-based management of malaria: an effectiveness study in Papua New Guinean infants with Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax malaria
    Nicolas Senn
    Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research, Madang, Papua New Guinea
    Clin Infect Dis 54:644-51. 2012
    ..We evaluated the safety of withholding antimalarial drugs from young Papua New Guinean children with negative RDT results in areas with high levels of both Plasmodium falciparum and P. vivax infections...
  86. ncbi Changes in Escherichia coli resistance patterns during and after antibiotic therapy: a longitudinal study among outpatients in Germany
    E Raum
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg, Germany
    Clin Microbiol Infect 14:41-8. 2008
    ..Thus, there was a substantial, but rapidly reversible, increase in the prevalence of resistant E. coli isolates during antibiotic treatment...
  87. ncbi Implementation of computer-based quality-of-life monitoring in brain tumor outpatients in routine clinical practice
    Astrid Erharter
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Innsbruck Medical University, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    J Pain Symptom Manage 39:219-29. 2010
    ..Computerized assessment of quality of life (QOL) in patients with brain tumors can be an essential part of quality assurance with regard to evidence-based medicine in neuro-oncology...
  88. ncbi Comparison of diagnostic accuracies in outpatients and hospitalized patients of D-dimer testing for the evaluation of suspected pulmonary embolism
    John E Schrecengost
    Department of Pathology, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Clin Chem 49:1483-90. 2003
    The ability of various D-dimer assays to exclude the diagnosis of thromboembolic diseases is controversial. We examined the diagnostic accuracy of two D-dimer methods in hospitalized patients and outpatients.
  89. ncbi Concurrent anxiety and substance use disorders among outpatients with major depression: clinical features and effect on treatment outcome
    Robert H Howland
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 99:248-60. 2009
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  90. ncbi The association of comorbid anxiety disorders with suicide attempts and suicidal ideation in outpatients with bipolar disorder
    Naomi M Simon
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Disorders, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Simches Research Building, 185 Cambridge Street, Suite 2200, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 41:255-64. 2007
    ..In this study, ancillary to the Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program for Bipolar Disorder (STEP-BD), 120 outpatients with bipolar disorder completed detailed assessment of suicidal ideation and behaviors...
  91. pmc Systematic cultural adaptation of cognitive-behavioral therapy to reduce alcohol use among HIV-infected outpatients in western Kenya
    Rebecca K Papas
    Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:669-78. 2010
    ..In western Kenya, hazardous drinking was reported by HIV (53%) and general medicine (68%) outpatients. Cognitive behavioral treatment (CBT) has demonstrated strong efficacy to reduce alcohol use...
  92. ncbi Vitamin D and parathyroid hormone in outpatients with noncholestatic chronic liver disease
    Leon Fisher
    Department of Gastroenterology, Canberra Hospital, ACT, Australia
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:513-20. 2007
    ..Our aim was to determine the prevalence and type of vitamin D-parathyroid hormone (PTH) disturbance in ambulatory patients with noncholestatic chronic liver disease (CLD) and its relationship with disease severity and liver function...
  93. pmc Screening for distress, the 6th vital sign: common problems in cancer outpatients over one year in usual care: associations with marital status, sex, and age
    Janine Giese-Davis
    Department of Psychosocial Resources, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Calgary, Canada
    BMC Cancer 12:441. 2012
    ..of common practical and psychosocial problems endorsed over 12 months in a usual-care sample of cancer outpatients. Specifically, we examined whether marital status, sex, age, and their interactions predicted these ..
  94. pmc Efficacy and specificity of social cognitive skills training for outpatients with psychotic disorders
    William P Horan
    Department of Veterans Affairs VISN 22 Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 45:1113-22. 2011
    ..Sixty-eight stable outpatients with primary psychotic disorders were randomly assigned to one of four time- and group format-matched treatment ..
  95. pmc Prevalence of alcohol use and associated factors in urban hospital outpatients in South Africa
    Supa Pengpid
    Department of Health System Management and Policy, University of Limpopo, Ga Rankuwa Campus, Medunsa, 0204, Pretoria, South Africa
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 8:2629-39. 2011
    The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of alcohol use and associated factors among outpatients in an urban hospital in South Africa. The sample included 1,532 (56.4% men and women 43...
  96. ncbi Gray matter reduction associated with emotion regulation in female outpatients with major depressive disorder: a voxel-based morphometry study
    Amanda K Y Mak
    Laboratory of Neuropsychology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 33:1184-90. 2009
    ....
  97. pmc Quality of life of outpatients in methadone maintenance treatment clinics
    Lin Xiao
    National Center for AIDS STD Control and Prevention, Beijing, China
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 53:S116-20. 2010
    To explore the quality of life (QOL) changes in methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) clinic outpatients in the first 3 months of treatment.
  98. ncbi Changing attitudes towards online electronic health records and online patient documentation in rheumatology outpatients
    Jutta G Richter
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Rheumatology, University Hospital Duesseldorf, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, Germany
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 28:261-4. 2010
    ..Therefore, we studied patients' attitudes and willingness to participate in online patient (self-)documentation...
  99. ncbi All-cause mortality associated with atypical and typical antipsychotics in demented outpatients
    Gianluca Trifiro
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine and Pharmacology, Pharmacology Unit, University of Messina, Italy
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 16:538-44. 2007
    To estimate the association between use of typical and atypical antipsychotics and all-cause mortality in a population of demented outpatients.
  100. ncbi Dermatophytoses in outpatients attending the Dermatology Center of Avicenna Hospital in Qazvin, Iran
    Mohammad Reza Aghamirian
    Department of Medical Parasitology and Mycology, School of Medicine, Qazvin University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, Qazvin, Iran
    Mycoses 51:155-60. 2008
    ..The frequency of tinea was higher in males and tinea cruris showed a remarkably increasing tendency and was an important public health issue in Qazvin...
  101. ncbi Internet use in rheumatology outpatients in 2006: gender less important
    J G Richter
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Rheumatology, University Hospital Dusseldorf, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, Germany
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 27:15-21. 2009
    ..Exploring patients' Internet use, their online needs and requirements, expectations and attitudes towards the Internet is mandatory to effectively provide interactive online applications and information...

Research Grants80

  1. COCAINE, ALCOHOL, AND COCAETHYLENE--CLINICAL EFFECTS
    Elinore McCance Katz; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..In our open pilot study, outpatients randomized to disulfiram 250 mg daily had a significant decrease in cocaine use as compared to subjects treated ..
  2. Human neutrophils, phospholipase A2 and S.aureus: microbial targets and responses
    William M Nauseef; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: SA infections occur commonly in Veterans, both in outpatients as well as hospitalized patients...
  3. Reversing Corticosteroid-Induced Memory Impairment
    E Sherwood Brown; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We propose a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study of lamotrigine in 50 outpatients with asthma receiving chronic oral corticosteroid therapy...
  4. Mechanisms of Pleural Fibrosis in Empyema
    Kamal A Mohammed; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In recent years MRSA infections have become common in outpatients of army community hospitals and among military recruits, in nursing home care units of VAMC and in Operation ..
  5. PTSD Hyperarousal Symptoms Treated with Physiological Stress Management
    WALTON THOMPSON ROTH; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Our main objectives are to measure hyperarousal in VA outpatients with PTSD related to combat experience in the last 10 years and to test the efficacy of physiological ..
  6. Coping Skills Training in Heart Failure: Outcomes and Mechanisms
    Andrew Sherwood; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..trial comparing a 16-week CST intervention with Extended (Standardized) Care in a study sample of 200 HF outpatients, who are receiving medical treatment for HF according to current clinical practice guidelines...
  7. Trauma and Hemorrhage-Induced Skeletal Muscle Insulin Resistance
    JOSEPH LOUIS MESSINA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..For example type 2 diabetes has a prevalence that approaches 10% in the US, but afflicts 15-20% of outpatients in the VA population, contributing to vascular disease which can result in an increased need for cardiovascular ..
  8. Novel Therapeutics in PTSD: A Randomized Clinical Trial of Mifepristone
    Gerardo Villarreal; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..propose to conduct a Phase IIa, multi-site, double-blind, placebo- controlled trial of mifepristone in veteran outpatients with military-related PTSD through the VA's Cooperative Clinical Trial Award program...
  9. Placebo Effects in the Treatment of Depression: Cognitive and Neural Mechanisms
    Bret R Rutherford; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These goals will be accomplished by conducting a clinical trial randomizing adult outpatients with MDD to 8 weeks of treatment in high vs. low expectancy conditions...
  10. ESTABLISHMENT OF RESEARCH RESOURCEFOR THE IDENTIFICATION OF GENETIC AND ENVIRONM
    VAINORIOUS E; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The major goal of this pilot study was to assess the willingness of general outpatients to participate in a genetic study of this sort and identify potential problems that might arise when conducting ..
  11. Comprehensive vs. Assisted Management of Mood and Pain Symptoms (CAMMPS) Trial
    Kurt Kroenke; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Background. Pain is the most common presenting somatic symptom in medical outpatients, and depression and anxiety are the two most common mental disorders...
  12. Intralumental Effect on Cholesterol Absorption/Synthesis
    James Heubi; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..For each of these aims, subjects will be studied while consuming well-controlled diets as outpatients with a combination of human and animal techniques...
  13. A randomized cross over trial of two treatments for OSA in Veterans with PTSD
    ALI ALBERT EL SOLH; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..to conduct a feasibility study using a randomized crossover trial of 12 weeks of CPAP and MAD in 42 consecutive outpatients with PTSD newly diagnosed with OSA separated by 2 weeks washout period...
  14. Attenuation of Corticosteroid-Induced Hippocampal Changes
    E Sherwood Brown; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We propose a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled crossover trial of memantine in 50 outpatients with asthma receiving chronic oral chronic corticosteroid therapy...
  15. Genomic signatures for detection of upper respiratory viral infections
    Micah T McClain; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..followed with daily symptom score reporting - inpatients in the ECRC through daily visits from study staff, and outpatients enrolled in the ED through daily phone interviews...
  16. 1/3-Reducing Suicial Ideation Through Insomnia Treatment (REST-IT)
    WILLIAM VAUGHN MCCALL; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..b>Outpatients (N=138) with major depression, insomnia, and mild- moderate suicidal ideation will be treated with open label ..
  17. Enhanced Surveillance for New Vaccine Preventable Diseases
    Mary A Staat; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and case-cohort methods, determining the cost of rotavirus disease in children hospitalized or cared for as outpatients or in the ED and assessing the background rate of intussusception...
  18. Treatment of Functional Impairment in Heart Failure Patients with Depression
    Kenneth E Freedland; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..to conduct a randomized, controlled, single-blind trial of a cognitive behavioral intervention for depressed outpatients with HF...
  19. Social Cognition and Functioning in Bipolar Disorder
    Michael F Green; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Study aims will be evaluated over 2 years in a sample of 48 euthymic BPD outpatients and 36 healthy controls...
  20. Development of an Atmospheric Plasma Applicator to Treat Chronic Wounds
    Kimberly Kelly-Wintenberg; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Most chronic wounds are treated by outpatients wound care center requiring weekly visits and can take months to years to heal at high costs...
  21. Refining Borderline Personality Disorder Using Flexible Latent Variable Modeling
    MICHAEL NELSON HALLQUIST; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Although this disorder affects 1-2% of the population, individuals with BPD account for 10-20% of all outpatients and 15% of inpatients...
  22. Considering Patient Diet Preference to Optimize Weight Loss
    William S Yancy; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The proposed study is a 2-arm randomized controlled trial involving 216 outpatients from Durham VA Medical Center...
  23. RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL OF SCREENING FOR DEPRESSION IN CARDIAC OUTPATIENTS
    Robert M Carney; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..controlled trial comparing the effects of depression screening and case management to usual care in cardiology outpatients with a recent history of ACS...
  24. In vitro and in vivo study of simvastatin plus lithium in bipolar depression
    Roy H Perlis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..placebo-controlled, proof-of-concept investigation of simvastatin as add-on treatment to lithium in outpatients with bipolar I disorder in a major depressive episode...
  25. HIV/AIDS &Alcohol-Related Outcomes:Translational Evidence-Based Interventions
    Patricia E Molina; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..viral load suppression, reducing AUD and HIV risk behaviors, and improving ART adherence among in- care HIV+ outpatients. The successful adaptation of this intervention and its future implementation will improve clinical outcomes (i...
  26. Core_plus Option_A_C_Influenza Surveillance and Vaccine Effectiveness in a Large
    Richard K Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..calculate the effectiveness of influenza vaccines against laboratory-confirmed influenza virus infections among outpatients in three age groups: 6 months-18 yrs, 19-49 yrs, and 50+yrs...
  27. Microglial activation in alcohol dependence: A [C-11]PBR28 PET study.
    Kelly P Cosgrove; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..A PET scan will be performed within 24 hours of their last drink. HC subjects will be assessed and scanned as outpatients. A subset of AD subjects (n=8) will be admitted to the inpatient research unit and will have a second PET scan ..
  28. Antidepressant Treatment at an Inner City Asthma Clinic
    E Sherwood Brown; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Pilot data were collected looking at the efficacy of citalopram versus placebo in outpatients with major depressive disorder and asthma...
  29. Improving QoL in Outpatients with Heart Failure: A Dose-Finding Study and RCT
    Jonathan A Shaffer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Shaffer will conduct a dose- finding study and RCT of Problem-Solving Therapy (PST) for outpatients with HF and reduced quality of life (QoL)...
  30. The Cholecystokinin-C (CCK-C) Receptor for Early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer
    Jill P Smith; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of the CCK-C receptor for the detection of pancreatic cancer in tissues and in blood using a case series of Gl outpatients with specific presenting symptoms...
  31. A Potential State and Relapse Predictive Marker in Schizophrenia
    BRIAN JAMES MILLER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..study of serum IL-6 levels, tryptophan catabolites, and leukocyte subsets in relapsed and stable outpatients with schizophrenia, and controls...
  32. Translational evaluation of aging, inflammation, and HIV in lung dysfunction
    Alison Morris; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Our work indicates that HIV+ individuals commonly have different COPD phenotypes. Over 70% of outpatients manifest at least one abnormality with certain abnormalities associated with a greater burden of respiratory ..
  33. Pharmacological Treatment of Cannabis Withdrawal and Dependence
    Barbara J Mason; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the efficacy of a novel neurokinin1 (NK1) receptor antagonist, vofopitant (5mg/day), for treating CD in 100 outpatients with current CD...
  34. Comparing Acute and Continuous Drug Abuse Treatment: A Randomized Clinical Trial
    ROBERT GEOFFREY CARLSON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed study is a clinical effectiveness trial in which 200 drug-dependent, adult outpatients from a community treatment center will be randomly assigned to Treatment as Usual or a newly developed, long-..
  35. Development of a Behavioral Team Intervention for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
    Maria C Mancebo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Project 3 will consist of a randomized pilot trial of the intervention versus treatment as usual (TAU) in 60 outpatients with OCD...
  36. MRS Studies of Glutamate and GABA in Bipolar Dissorder
    Dost Ongur; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..patients in manic and depressive episodes in both cohorts, as well as medicated and medication-free euthymic outpatients) on the measures...
  37. Action Monitoring and Genomic Variants in Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior
    Gregory L Hanna; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..construct in the cognitive systems domain of the Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) matrix - in child psychiatric outpatients. The overall goal of this project - which combines our expertise in child psychopathology, psychophysiology, ..
  38. 1/3-Exposure D-Cycloserine Enhancement and Genetic Modulators in Panic Disorder
    Michael W Otto; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..exciting initial finding was replicated by our research team for the treatment of social anxiety disorder in outpatients (Hofmann et al...
  39. Pilot PET Study Characterizing [1-11C] Arachadonic Acid in Bipolar Disorder
    M Elizabeth Sublette; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Healthy volunteers (n=10) and depressed, medication-free outpatients with BD (n=10) will each have a [11C]AA scan, a [18F]fluoro- deoxyglucose scan to measure regional brain ..
  40. Pharmacotherapy &CM for Opioid and Cocaine Dependence
    Mehmet Sofuoglu; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..like desipramine and bupropion, is catecholaminergic and has been shown to decrease primary cocaine use in outpatients, and to blunt cocaine-induce euphoria in a laboratory setting...
  41. A Stage 2 cognitive-behavioral trial: Reduce Alcohol First in Kenya Intervention
    Rebecca K Papas; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Prevalence rates of hazardous drinking are particularly high among HIV (53%) and general medicine (68%) outpatients in western Kenya, in part due to the wide availability of potent traditional brew...
  42. Citicoline for Bipolar Disorder and Cocaine Dependence
    E Sherwood Brown; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..a 12-week randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, add-on trial of citicoline (2000 mg/day) in 130 outpatients with bipolar I disorder and cocaine dependence...
  43. Olanzapine Versus Placebo in Outpatients with Anorexia Nervosa
    Evelyn Attia; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..If olanzapine is useful in promoting weight gain and psychological recovery in adults treated in an outpatient setting, the work proposed in the application will have immediate clinical utility and significant public health impact. ..
  44. PS07-005 Multi-Site Rapid HIV Testing in Urban Community Mental Health Settings
    Michael B Blank; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..By sampling inpatients, CMHC outpatients, and ACT consumers, we capture overwhelmingly the three predominant modalities of delivery mental health ..
  45. Symptoms Clusters in Oncology Patients Receiving Chemotherapy
    Christine A Miaskowski; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..two important aspects of symptom cluster research, namely 1) the identification of symptom clusters in oncology outpatients who are receiving chemotherapy (CTX) AND 2) the identification of subgroups of oncology outpatients based on ..
  46. Rates of rhinovirus species in adults and children with acute respiratory illness
    EVA KATHRYN MILLER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We propose to define the role of HRV and the novel HRVC group in adults and children seen as outpatients or hospitalized with ARI/fever, including those with asthma or COPD exacerbation...
  47. Gabapentin Treatment of Cannabis Dependence
    Barbara J Mason; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Subjects will be 150 outpatients with current DSM IV cannabis dependence randomized to a 12-week, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of a ..
  48. Computerized adaptive self-report diagnostic assessment for mental health: the SC
    Benjamin B Brodey; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..subsequently tested with three iterative rounds of cognitive interviewing with 60 adult community mental health outpatients from one of the largest private non-profit mental health organizations in the U.S...
  49. Quetiapine Pharmacotherapy for Cannabis Dependence
    John J Mariani; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..in marijuana use indicating that it is a promising agent deserving of further study in marijuana-dependent outpatients. The proposed research project is a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial to evaluate the ..
  50. Venous Thrombosis in Cancer Outpatients: Prevention and Role of Tissue Factor
    Charles W Francis; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..to the ambulatory care setting, but little information is available regarding prophylaxis in cancer outpatients. Successful prophylaxis depends on its application in patients at highest risk, and we have recently developed, ..
  51. Relation of mortality to structure of primary care in outpatients with diabetes
    Alfredo J Selim; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  52. 1/2-Multicenter Trial of Combined Pharmacotherapy to Treat Cocaine Dependence
    Frances Rudnick Levin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..to conduct this study given our extensive experience in conducting cocaine dependence pharmacotherapy clinical trials, as well as having direct experience in using MAS-ER and topiramate to treat cocaine-dependent outpatients.
  53. 2/2 Multicenter trial of combined pharmacotherapy to treat cocaine dependence
    KYLE MATTHEW KAMPMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..suited to conduct this study given our extensive experience in conducting cocaine dependence pharmacotherapy clinical trials, as well as having direct experience in using MAS-ER and topiramate to treat cocaine-dependent outpatients.
  54. MULTIDIMENSIONAL HORMONAL ASSESSMENT OF PTSD
    Sheila Wang; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Eighty-four female psychiatric outpatients with PTSD related to childhood sexual abuse will be recruited from the National Center for PTSD Division in ..
  55. Targeting Glutamate in OCD: A Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind Augmentation Trial
    CHRISTOPHER JOHN PITTENGER; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..60 outpatients with treatment-resistant OCD on stable medication regimens will be randomized to receive either riluzole (at ..
  56. HAART-mediated Immune Restoration in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
    MARJORIE PATRICIA GEORGE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We will study the effects of HAART initiation through a prospective longitudinal study of HIV outpatients at the University of Pittsburgh, as well as through an analysis of specimens archived as part of the ..
  57. Motivational Interviewing to Reduce Substance Use Among Depression Patients
    Derek D Satre; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) model to reduce drug use and hazardous drinking among outpatients in treatment for depression in a health maintenance organization's large outpatient psychiatry clinic...
  58. Placebo Controlled Trial of Sertraline and IPT for Postpartum Depression
    Scott P Stuart; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..this lack of data, we propose to conduct a randomized clinical trial with a representative sample of 300 outpatients with PPD recruited from the community, from clinics, and from a Postpartum Day Hospital at two sites in Iowa ..
  59. Linkage &Retention: A Randomized Trial to Optimize HIV/TB Care in South Africa
    INGRID VALERIE BASSETT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..health system navigator intervention in improving linkage to HIV and TB care among newly diagnosed HIV-infected outpatients in Durban, South Africa...
  60. Placebo Controlled Trial of Sertaline and IPT for Postpartum Depression
    Caron Zlotnick; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..this lack of data, we propose to conduct a randomized clinical trial with a representative sample of 300 outpatients with PPD recruited from the community, from clinics, and from a Postpartum Day Hospital at two sites in Iowa ..
  61. MULTICITY STUDY OF QUALITY OF CARE FOR HIV-RELATED TB
    Charles Bennett; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..of HIV-related TB cases are reported to Health Departments from inpatient settings) and subsequently as outpatients. Among HIV-infected inpatients with pulmonary symptoms, the differential diagnosis includes PCP, CAP, or TB...
  62. COCAINE, ALCOHOL, AND COCAETHYLENE--CLINICAL EFFECTS
    Elinore McCance Katz; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..In our open pilot study, outpatients randomized to disulfiram 250 mg daily had a significant decrease in cocaine use as compared to subjects treated ..
  63. SYMPTOM RESPONSES TO EXERCISE IN RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
    GERALDINE NEUBERGER; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..using a videotape versus a no-treatment control group on the experience of fatigue, pain, and depression in outpatients with RA...
  64. Alcohol Screening Scores and Medical Outcomes: Age and Gender Influences
    ALEX SOX HARRIS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..of Health Experiences of Patients (SHEP), the AUDIT-C was completed by a national sample of over 190,000 VHA outpatients in 2004 (over-sampled for women and newly returning veterans;response rate over 71%)...
  65. Drug Abuse and Risky Sex in Borderline Personality
    ULRIKE NONE FESKE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The sample will consist of 500 psychiatric outpatients: 300 women with BPD and 200 women without BPD...
  66. REDUCING GERIATRIC DRUG THERAPY--TWO APPROACHES
    HELENE LIPTON; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..systematic comparison of the effectiveness of two interventions to reduce drug therapy problems among geriatric outpatients by improving the quality of prescribing: 1) the application of a prospective computerized drug utilization ..
  67. RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
    C Kwoh; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..will be identified using a family history questionnaire and a defined sampling from surveying 1000 consecutive outpatients with RA. From our pilot data, we expect this survey to identify a minimum of 250 multiplex families with RA...
  68. A Cognitive Group Treatment for Borderline Outpatients
    Donald Black; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  69. COGNITIVE THERAPY FOR HIGH RISK & REFRACTORY DEPRESSION
    Robin Jarrett; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..the efficacy of cognitive therapy (CT) in reducing the likelihood of mood disorders in high risk or refractory outpatients. Project 1 (an ongoing R01) compares continuation phase CT (C-CT) to evaluation only (control) in reducing the ..
  70. Antipsychotics and Mortality in Older Patients
    HELEN KALES; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..atypical and conventional antipsychotic medications are associated with a greater mortality risk for elderly outpatients with dementia than other psychotropic medications often used for behavioral symptoms...
  71. Tailored Nicotine Replacement Therapy for Outpatients
    ERIKA BOROFF; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  72. IMPROVING MENTAL HEALTH STATISTICS IN MARYLAND
    TIMOTHY SANTONI; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..The oldest system in use is the manual entry/exit demographic from used to collect data on traditional outpatients served at Community Mental Health Centers (CMHC)...
  73. IMPROVING MENTAL HEALTH STATISTICS IN MARYLAND
    TIMOTHY SANTONI; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..The oldest system in use is the manual entry/exit demographic from used to collect data on traditional outpatients served at Community Mental Health Centers (CMHC)...
  74. QUALITY OF LIFE IN HIV+ AND PRIMARY CARE PATIENTS
    Joel Tsevat; Fiscal Year: 1991
    Patients infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and primary care outpatients will be two of the major foci of health care evaluation in the 1990's, which will emphasize outcomes research, quality and effectiveness of care, ..
  75. COGNITIVE THERAPY AND PHARMACOTHERAPY FOR DEPRESSION
    STEVEN HOLLON; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..five critical public health questions: 1) Is CT as effective as PT in the acute treatment of depressed outpatients? 2) Is CT more effective with mild and moderate depression and PT more effective with severe depressions? 3) ..
  76. TREATMENT OF DEPRESSION RESEARCH: FURTHER DATA ANALYSES
    STANLEY IMBER; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..standard reference condition) and placebo plus clinical management (as a control condition) in the treatment of outpatients with nonbipolar, nonpsychotic, major depressive disorder...
  77. COGNITIVE THERAPY AND PHARMACOTHERAPY FOR DEPRESSION
    ROBERT DERUBEIS; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..five critical public health questions: 1) Is CT as effective as PT in the acute treatment of depressed outpatients? 2) Is CT more effective with mild and moderate depression and PT more effective with severe depressions? 3) ..