Aaron Jacob Katz

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STUDY OBJECTIVE To determine whether distressing adverse events (DAEs) experienced during initial antidepressant treatment are associated with subsequent DAEs after switching to a second antidepressant. DESIGN Secondary analysis of data from the Sequenced Treatment Alternatives to Relieve Depression (STAR*D) trial. SETTING Primary care and psychiatric(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the estimated cost avoidance (ECA) of pharmacist-provided medication therapy management (MTM) services among common disease states encountered in community pharmacy practice. DESIGN Retrospective analysis. SETTING Nine community pharmacies in North Carolina. PATIENTS Three hundred and sixty-four patients who are 65 years of age or(More)
BACKGROUND Determining the aetiology of acute liver injury (ALI) may be challenging to both clinicians and researchers. Observational research is particularly useful in studying rare medical outcomes such as ALI; however, case definitions for ALI in previous observational studies lack consistency and sensitivity. ALI is a clinically important condition with(More)
Data from the 2004 to 2009 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) were used to: (1) characterize changes in utilization and (2) identify factors associated with the use of psychotropic medication among patients with anxiety disorders. We calculated the prevalence, compared the use patterns for each year and drug class, and used logistic regression to(More)
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