Vikki A Entwistle
Affiliation: University of Aberdeen
- Advising patients about patient safety: current initiatives risk shifting responsibilityVikki A Entwistle
Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 31:483-94. 2005..Many health care providers now disseminate advisories telling patients what they can do to avoid errors and harms in their care...
- Which surgical decisions should patients participate in and how? Reflections on women's recollections of discussions about variants of hysterectomyVikki Entwistle
Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, UK
Soc Sci Med 62:499-509. 2006..As policy makers continue to emphasise the importance of choice and patients become increasingly aware of the existence of variant procedures, these issues need careful consideration...
- Reasons for participating in randomised controlled trials: conditional altruism and considerations for selfSharon K McCann
Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
Trials 11:31. 2010..The idea that altruistic-type motives are important for trial participation is understandably widespread, but recent studies suggest considerations of personal benefit can influence participation decisions in various ways...
- Assessing patients' participation and quality of decision-making: insights from a study of routine practice in diverse settingsVikki A Entwistle
Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, Scotland, UK
Patient Educ Couns 55:105-13. 2004..They are not reliably attributable to health care providers' actions and are thus unsuitable for performance assessment purposes...
- The requirement for prior consent to participate on survey response rates: a population-based survey in GrampianVal C Angus
Faculty of Medicine and Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, West Block, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD, Scotland
BMC Health Serv Res 3:21. 2003..The study complied with new legislation requiring a two-stage approach to identify and recruit participants, and examined the implications of this for response rates, non-response bias and speed of response...
- Protocol for stage 1 of the GaP study (Genetic testing acceptability for Paget's disease of bone): an interview study about genetic testing and preventive treatment: would relatives of people with Paget's disease want testing and treatment if they were avAnne L Langston
Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 6:71. 2006..The Theory of Planned Behaviour is a theoretical model that predicts behaviours from people's beliefs about the consequences, social pressures and perceived control over the behaviour, including uptake of treatment...
- A centralised public information resource for randomised trials: a scoping study to explore desirability and feasibilityAnne L Langston
University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 5:39. 2005..An information resource about on-going clinical trials designed for potential and current participants could help overcome some of these problems...
- 'Avoiding harm to others' considerations in relation to parental measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccination discussions - an analysis of an online chat forumZoe C Skea
Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
Soc Sci Med 67:1382-90. 2008..Policy makers, too, might consider giving more emphasis to herd immunity in vaccination promotional material, although attention should be paid to the ways in which parents distinguish between healthy and vulnerable children...
- Enabling mutual helping? Examining variable needs for facilitated peer supportZoe C Skea
Academic Urology Unit, University of Aberdeen, UK
Patient Educ Couns 85:e120-5. 2011..To examine uses of peer support among people living with a urological cancer...
- Communicating about screeningVikki A Entwistle
Social Dimensions of Health Institute, University of Dundee, UK
BMJ 337:a1591. 2008
- Protocol for stage 2 of the GaP study (genetic testing acceptability for Paget's disease of bone): a questionnaire study to investigate whether relatives of people with Paget's disease would accept genetic testing and preventive treatment if they were avaAnne L Langston
Edinburgh Clinical Trials Unit, University of Edinburgh, Queens Medical Research Institute, Room E1, 16, 47 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh, EH16 4TJ, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 8:116. 2008..Illness representations are examined using Leventhal's Common Sense Self-Regulation Model while cognitions about treatment behaviours (acceptance of testing and treatment uptake) are conceptualised within the Theory of Planned Behaviour...
- Differing perspectives on patient involvement in patient safetyVikki A Entwistle
Social Dimensions of Health Institute, Universities of Dundee and St Andrews, Dundee, UK
Qual Saf Health Care 16:82-3. 2007
- Patient involvement in treatment decision-making: the case for a broader conceptual frameworkVikki A Entwistle
Alliance for Self Care Research, Social Dimensions of Health Institute, University of Dundee, 11 Airlie Place, Dundee DD1 4HJ, UK
Patient Educ Couns 63:268-78. 2006..To consider the conceptualisation of patient involvement in treatment decision-making...
- The significance for decision-making of information that is not exchanged by patients and health professionals during consultationsCarol Bugge
Nursing and Midwifery, University of Stirling, RG Bowmont Building, Stirling FK9 4LA, UK
Soc Sci Med 63:2065-78. 2006....
- Patients' experiences with partial dentures: a qualitative studyPatricia A Smith
Dental Health Services Research Unit, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
Gerodontology 22:187-92. 2005..The aim of the study was to gain insight into people's experiences of being given and using partial dentures...
- The information and support needs of patients discharged after a short hospital stay for treatment of low-risk Community Acquired Pneumonia: implications for treatment without admissionDeborah J Baldie
Social Dimensions of Health Institute and Alliance for Self Care Research, Universities of Dundee and St Andrews, Dundee, UK
BMC Pulm Med 8:11. 2008....
- Considerations of 'fit' and patient involvement in decision makingVikki A Entwistle
Health Expect 9:95-7. 2006
- Guidance for considering ethical, legal, and social issues in health technology assessment: application to genetic screeningBeth K Potter
Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Int J Technol Assess Health Care 24:412-22. 2008....
- Methods of hysterectomy: should women have a say?Vikki A Entwistle
BMJ 331:351-2. 2005
- Research funding organisations and consumer involvementVikki A Entwistle
J Health Serv Res Policy 8:129-31. 2003