• Publications
  • Influence
Ventilator-associated lung injury in patients without acute lung injury at the onset of mechanical ventilation*
Objective:Although ventilation with small tidal volumes is recommended in patients with established acute lung injury, most others receive highly variable tidal volume aimed in part at normalizingExpand
  • 651
  • 43
A population-based study of the incidence and complication rates of herpes zoster before zoster vaccine introduction.
OBJECTIVE To establish accurate, up-to-date, baseline epidemiological data for herpes zoster (HZ) before the introduction of the recently licensed HZ vaccine. METHODS Using data from January 1,Expand
  • 640
  • 41
Use of a medical records linkage system to enumerate a dynamic population over time: the Rochester epidemiology project.
The Rochester Epidemiology Project (REP) is a unique research infrastructure in which the medical records of virtually all persons residing in Olmsted County, Minnesota, for over 40 years have beenExpand
  • 420
  • 20
  • PDF
The etiology and incidence of anaphylaxis in Rochester, Minnesota: a report from the Rochester Epidemiology Project.
BACKGROUND Reported incidences of anaphylaxis range from 3.2 to 20 per 100,000 population. The incidence and trend over time has meaningful public health implications but has not been wellExpand
  • 344
  • 18
History of the Rochester Epidemiology Project: half a century of medical records linkage in a US population.
The Rochester Epidemiology Project (REP) has maintained a comprehensive medical records linkage system for nearly half a century for almost all persons residing in Olmsted County, Minnesota. Herein,Expand
  • 446
  • 17
Age- and sex-associated trends in bloodstream infection: a population-based study in Olmsted County, Minnesota.
BACKGROUND Despite increasing concerns about antimicrobial resistance and emerging pathogens among blood culture isolates, contemporary population-based data on the age- and sex-specific incidence ofExpand
  • 177
  • 13
  • PDF
Data resource profile: the Rochester Epidemiology Project (REP) medical records-linkage system.
The Rochester Epidemiology Project (REP) medical records-linkage system was established in 1966 to capture health care information for the entire population of Olmsted County, MN, USA. The REPExpand
  • 321
  • 12
  • PDF
Permanent pacemaker and implantable cardioverter defibrillator infection: a population-based study.
BACKGROUND The incidence of cardiac device infection is not well understood. Bloodstream infection (BSI) in patients with permanent pacemakers or implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (hereafter,Expand
  • 322
  • 12
  • PDF
Generalizability of epidemiological findings and public health decisions: an illustration from the Rochester Epidemiology Project.
OBJECTIVE To illustrate the problem of generalizability of epidemiological findings derived from a single population using data from the Rochester Epidemiology Project and from the US Census. Expand
  • 388
  • 11
Prevalence of Fibromyalgia: A Population‐Based Study in Olmsted County, Minnesota, Utilizing the Rochester Epidemiology Project
To estimate and compare the prevalence of fibromyalgia by 2 different methods in Olmsted County, Minnesota.
  • 204
  • 9