Pamela L Hudak

Summary

Affiliation: St. Michael's Hospital
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint "Not everyone who needs one is going to get one'': the influence of medical brokering on patient candidacy for total joint arthroplasty
    Pamela L Hudak
    Department of Medicine, Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Med Decis Making 28:773-80. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint "You're perfect for the procedure! Why don't you want it?" Elderly arthritis patients' unwillingness to consider total joint arthroplasty surgery: a qualitative study
    Pamela L Hudak
    Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Decis Making 22:272-8. 2002
  3. pmc 'I've heard wonderful things about you': how patients compliment surgeons
    Pamela L Hudak
    Department of Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1W8, Canada
    Sociol Health Illn 32:777-97. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Understanding the meaning of satisfaction with treatment outcome
    Pamela L Hudak
    St Michael s Hospital, and Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Care 42:718-25. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Testing a new theory of patient satisfaction with treatment outcome
    Pamela L Hudak
    St Michael s Hospital, and Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Care 42:726-39. 2004
  6. pmc Older patients' unexpressed concerns about orthopaedic surgery
    Pamela L Hudak
    The Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON M5B 1W8, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1427-35. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Unstable embodiments: a phenomenological interpretation of patient satisfaction with treatment outcome
    Pamela L Hudak
    St Michael s Hospital and Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, 4 036, Queen Wing, 30 Bond Street, Toronto ON M5B 1W8, Canada
    J Med Humanit 28:31-44. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Do patients' communication behaviors provide insight into their preferences for participation in decision making?
    Pamela L Hudak
    Department of Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto ON, Canada, M5B 1W8
    Med Decis Making 28:385-93. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Variability in physician opinions about the indications for knee arthroplasty
    James G Wright
    The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5G1X8, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 26:569-575.e1. 2011
  10. pmc "It's not what you say ...": racial disparities in communication between orthopedic surgeons and patients
    Wendy Levinson
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Care 46:410-6. 2008

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi request reprint "Not everyone who needs one is going to get one'': the influence of medical brokering on patient candidacy for total joint arthroplasty
    Pamela L Hudak
    Department of Medicine, Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Med Decis Making 28:773-80. 2008
    ..To understand this discrepancy, the authors sought to explore the process by which physicians determine patient candidacy for TJA...
  2. ncbi request reprint "You're perfect for the procedure! Why don't you want it?" Elderly arthritis patients' unwillingness to consider total joint arthroplasty surgery: a qualitative study
    Pamela L Hudak
    Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Decis Making 22:272-8. 2002
    ..To explore the process by which elderly persons make decisions about a surgical treatment, total joint arthroplasty (TJA)...
  3. pmc 'I've heard wonderful things about you': how patients compliment surgeons
    Pamela L Hudak
    Department of Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1W8, Canada
    Sociol Health Illn 32:777-97. 2010
    ..This work extends our understanding of the interactional functions of compliments, and of the resources patients use to pursue desired outcomes in encounters with healthcare professionals...
  4. ncbi request reprint Understanding the meaning of satisfaction with treatment outcome
    Pamela L Hudak
    St Michael s Hospital, and Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Care 42:718-25. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to explore patients' perspectives on the meaning of satisfaction with treatment outcome...
  5. ncbi request reprint Testing a new theory of patient satisfaction with treatment outcome
    Pamela L Hudak
    St Michael s Hospital, and Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Care 42:726-39. 2004
    ..The objectives of this study were to test a new theory linking patient satisfaction and embodiment (body--self unity) and examine it in relation to other competing theories...
  6. pmc Older patients' unexpressed concerns about orthopaedic surgery
    Pamela L Hudak
    The Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON M5B 1W8, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1427-35. 2008
    ..The objectives of this study were to explore the nature of patient concerns regarding orthopaedic surgery and to describe how patients raise concerns during visits with orthopaedic surgeons and how orthopaedic surgeons respond...
  7. ncbi request reprint Unstable embodiments: a phenomenological interpretation of patient satisfaction with treatment outcome
    Pamela L Hudak
    St Michael s Hospital and Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, 4 036, Queen Wing, 30 Bond Street, Toronto ON M5B 1W8, Canada
    J Med Humanit 28:31-44. 2007
    ..We conclude that the body-self dialectical relationship should be recast as a body-self-society trialectic and discuss the implications of this new conceptualization for clinical practices...
  8. doi request reprint Do patients' communication behaviors provide insight into their preferences for participation in decision making?
    Pamela L Hudak
    Department of Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto ON, Canada, M5B 1W8
    Med Decis Making 28:385-93. 2008
    ..How physicians should determine these preferences is unclear...
  9. doi request reprint Variability in physician opinions about the indications for knee arthroplasty
    James G Wright
    The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5G1X8, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 26:569-575.e1. 2011
    ..49). Although surgeons and referring physicians vary in their opinion, half of the variability could be attributed to individual physician inconsistency...
  10. pmc "It's not what you say ...": racial disparities in communication between orthopedic surgeons and patients
    Wendy Levinson
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Care 46:410-6. 2008
    ..Understanding racial disparities in communication is essential to provide quality care to all patients...
  11. pmc Homeless people's perceptions of welcomeness and unwelcomeness in healthcare encounters
    Chuck K Wen
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1011-7. 2007
    ..Homeless people face many barriers to obtaining health care, and their attitudes toward seeking health care services may be shaped in part by previous encounters with health care providers...
  12. doi request reprint How surgeons design treatment recommendations in orthopaedic surgery
    Pamela L Hudak
    St Michael s Hospital, Department of Medicine, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1W8, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 73:1028-36. 2011
    ....
  13. pmc Are physicians ready for patients with Internet-based health information?
    Farah Ahmad
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON M5B 1W8, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 8:e22. 2006
    ..An increasing number of patients bring Internet-based health information to medical consultations. However, little is known about how physicians experience, manage, and view these patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint The metaphor of patients as customers: implications for measuring satisfaction
    Pamela L Hudak
    Department of Medicine, Saint Michael s Hospital, Queen Wing, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 1W8
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:103-8. 2003
    ..Hence, the validity of satisfaction with treatment outcome would be enhanced by questions about psychologic, social, and experiental aspects of treatment outcome...
  15. pmc An interactional approach to conceptualising small talk in medical interactions
    Pamela L Hudak
    Department of Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Sociol Health Illn 33:634-53. 2011
    ..Accounts for possible ethnic differences in TST are suggested...
  16. pmc "Surgery is certainly one good option": quality and time-efficiency of informed decision-making in surgery
    Clarence Braddock
    Stanford University School of Medicine, 251 Campus Drive, MC 5475, Stanford, CA 94305 5475, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1830-8. 2008
    ..This study was designed to explore the quality of informed decision-making in orthopaedic practice and to identify excellent time-efficient examples with older patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint The moving target: a qualitative study of elderly patients' decision-making regarding total joint replacement surgery
    Jocalyn P Clark
    BMJ Publishing Group, BMA House, Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9JR, United Kingdom
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:1366-74. 2004
    ..Yet, research has suggested that many patients with arthritis are unwilling to consider total joint replacement surgery. We sought to understand these patients' unwillingness by exploring the nature of their decision-making processes...