Andrea N Yuen

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This paper presents the first clinical results for validating the accuracy of respiratory rate obtained for hospitalized patients using a non-contact, low power 2.4 GHz Doppler radar system. Twenty-four patients were measured in this study. The respiratory rate accuracy was benchmarked against the respiratory rate obtained using Welch Allyn Propaq Encore(More)
OBJECTIVES To assess the effectiveness of patient, provider, and systems interventions (Key Question [KQ] 1) or policy interventions (KQ 2) in improving medication adherence for an array of chronic health conditions. For interventions that are effective in improving adherence, we then assessed their effectiveness in improving health, health care(More)
BACKGROUND Introduction of biologic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) has considerably changed treatment options for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) over the past decade. Very little information is available on comparative discontinuation rates of the biologics. OBJECTIVE To compare treatment discontinuations for 9 biologic DMARDs in adults with(More)
In solid organ transplant patients, it is important to maintain a fine balance between preventing rejection and reducing adverse effects. Several immunosuppressive agents such tacrolimus, cyclosporine, sirolimus and everolimus require therapeutic drug monitoring. The study of germline variation of the genome has opened novel opportunities to individualize(More)
OBJECTIVE To report the impact of the release of the 2002 American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology guidelines on the management of abnormal cytological findings on time to diagnosis of cervical cancer in an insured population. METHODS This retrospective study identified women with cervical cancer (invasive and carcinoma in situ) through(More)
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