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Summary of Resources, Services and
Research Expertise Available

Measures

Resources/Services Available in the Core

Expertise

Adherence

Medication

  • Medication Event Monitoring System, data downloading and analysis

Moser

Nutritional intake
Diet adherence

  • Nutrition Data Systems software, diet entry and nutrition data analysis and interpretation
  • 24-hour urinary sodium analysis and interpretation

Boosalis, Lennie

Daily exercise and activity

  • Actigraphy data collection, analysis, and interpretation

Lennie, Moser

Event-free survival, morbidity, and mortality

  Outcomes

  • Hospital record review/ long term patient and family follow-up
  • Expertise in and ability to measure these outcomes

Balke, Frazier, Lennie, Moser, Rich

Physiological Status

Cardiac output and fluid balance

  • Intrathoracic Bioimpedance

Frazier

Pulmonary function

  • General Clinical Research Center Core Laboratory
  • Pulmonary function tests

Frazier, Mannino

Biomarkers of inflammation

  • General Clinical Research Center Core Laboratory

Lennie, Novak

Biomarkers of nutritional status
Body composition

  • General Clinical Research Center Core Laboratory
  • Functional Assessment and Body Composition Core

Boosalis, Clasey, Lennie

Heart Rate Variability

  • Holter monitors, heart rate variability analysis software, assistance with interpretation

Frazier, Moser, Randall

Sleep

  • Actigraphy data collection, analysis, interpretation

Lennie, Moser

Urine/serum hormone levels

  • General Clinical Research Center Core Laboratory

Frazier, Lennie, Moser, Randal

Functional status

  • Expertise in and availability of a variety of instruments to measure this construct
  • Functional Assessment and Body Composition Core

Clasey, Lennie Moser,

Symptoms of chronic cardiovascular and pulmonary disease

  • Expertise in and availability of a variety of instruments to measure these constructs

Dracup, Dunbar, Frazier, Lennie, Moser, Riegel, Dracup, Rich

Psychological status

Symptoms of depression and anxiety, perceived control

  • Expertise in and availability of a variety of instruments to measure these constructs

Dracup, Moser, Peden

Quality of life

Generic and disease-specific quality of life

  • Expertise in and availability of a variety of instruments to measure these constructs

Dracup, Dunbar,  Riegel, Rich

Self-care barriers and knowledge

Self-care

  • Expertise in and availability of a variety of instruments to measure these constructs

Dracup, Dunbar, Riegel, Rich, Lennie, Moser,

Cardiovascular and pulmonary risk factors

Smoking status

  • Cotinine hair analysis, indoor air particulate counts

Hahn

Biobehavioral markers of cardiovascular and pulmonary risk
Outcomes of primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention

  • General Clinical Research Center Core Laboratory
  •  Point of Care machines
  • Actigraphy, Nutrition Analysis Software, pulmonary function testing, and other instruments
  • Expertise in measurement and interpretation

Boosalis, Clasey, Frazier, Lennie, Mannino, Moser