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Pharmacoeconomic evaluation of COPD.
STUDY OBJECTIVES The clinical outcomes and health-care costs of a cohort of 413 patients with COPD are reported. DESIGN This study was a retrospective pharmacoeconomic analysis. SETTING… Expand
Intensive smoking cessation intervention reduces mortality in high-risk smokers with cardiovascular disease.
- S. Mohiuddin, A. Mooss, C. Hunter, Timothy L Grollmes, D. A. Cloutier, D. Hilleman
- 1 February 2007
PURPOSES To compare an intensive smoking cessation intervention against usual care in hospitalized high-risk smokers with acute cardiovascular disease. METHODS A total of 209 hospitalized smokers… Expand
Impact of Pharmacy Counseling on Compliance and Effectiveness of Combination Lipid‐Lowering Therapy in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Revascularization: A Randomized, Controlled Trial
This randomized, controlled trial evaluated the impact of personalized follow‐up on compliance rates in high‐risk patients receiving combination lipid‐lowering therapy over 2 years. A random sample… Expand
Pharmacoeconomic evaluation of a combination of ipratropium plus albuterol compared with ipratropium alone and albuterol alone in COPD.
STUDY OBJECTIVE To conduct a post hoc pharmacoeconomic evaluation of two double-blind, randomized, prospective, parallel group studies comparing the long-term efficacy and safety of ipratropium… Expand
Economic Burden of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
The incidence, morbidity and mortality of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is rising throughout the world. The total economic cost of COPD in the US in 1993 was estimated to be over… Expand
An efficiency evaluation of protocols for tight glycemic control in intensive care units.
- M. Malesker, P. Foral, Ann C McPhillips, K. Christensen, J. Chang, D. Hilleman
- American journal of critical care : an official…
- 1 November 2007
BACKGROUND The efficiency of protocols for tight glycemic control is uncertain despite their adoption in hospitals. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the efficiency of protocols for tight glycemic control… Expand
Acetylcysteine in the prevention of contrast-induced nephropathy after coronary angiography.
- J. B. Oldemeyer, W. Biddle, R. L. Wurdeman, A. Mooss, E. Cichowski, D. Hilleman
- American heart journal
- 1 December 2003
BACKGROUND Contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) after coronary angiography is associated with increased morbidity and mortality rates. Preliminary studies with N-acetylcysteine (NAC) have found… Expand
Analysis of healthcare resource utilization with intensive insulin therapy in critically ill patients*
Objective:To perform an analysis of healthcare resource utilization with intensive insulin therapy, which has recently been shown to reduce morbidity and mortality rates of mechanically ventilated… Expand
Clinical and economic evaluation of the Trellis-8 infusion catheter for deep vein thrombosis.
PURPOSE To summarize the preliminary experience with the Trellis-8 infusion catheter (TIC) in the treatment of deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and compare the outcome to that with catheter-directed… Expand
The Prevention of Contrast-Induced Nephropathy
- Trang H. Au, Anne L Bruckner, S. Mohiuddin, D. Hilleman
- The Annals of pharmacotherapy
- 3 July 2014
Objective: Contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) is a complication which may develop after exposure to iodinated contrast media. The resulting acute kidney injury (AKI) is associated with an increase in… Expand