Howard S Gordon

Summary

Affiliation: Baylor College of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in doctors' information-giving and patients' participation
    Howard S Gordon
    Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Cancer 107:1313-20. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Mortality after hospitalization for heart failure in blacks compared to whites
    Howard S Gordon
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:694-700. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint The clinical context and patient participation in post-diagnostic consultations
    Richard L Street
    Department of Communication, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4234, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 64:217-24. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in trust and lung cancer patients' perceptions of physician communication
    Howard S Gordon
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:904-9. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Patient participation in medical consultations: why some patients are more involved than others
    Richard L Street
    Department of Communication, Texas A and M University, College Station 77843 4234, and Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Texas, USA
    Med Care 43:960-9. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Physician-patient communication following invasive procedures: an analysis of post-angiogram consultations
    Howard S Gordon
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Houston, TX, USA
    Soc Sci Med 61:1015-25. 2005
  7. pmc Racial and ethnic disparities in the use of health services: bias, preferences, or poor communication?
    Carol M Ashton
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:146-52. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint 'A little bitty spot and I'm a big man': patients' perspectives on refusing diagnosis or treatment for lung cancer
    Barbara F Sharf
    Department of Communication, Texas A and M University, ms 4234, College Station, Texas 77843 4234, USA
    Psychooncology 14:636-46. 2005
  9. pmc Race and patient refusal of invasive cardiac procedures
    Howard S Gordon
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:962-6. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Companion participation in cancer consultations
    Richard L Street
    Department of Communication, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4234, USA
    Psychooncology 17:244-51. 2008

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in doctors' information-giving and patients' participation
    Howard S Gordon
    Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Cancer 107:1313-20. 2006
    ..Whether doctor-patient communication differs by race was investigated in patients with pulmonary nodules or lung cancer...
  2. doi request reprint Mortality after hospitalization for heart failure in blacks compared to whites
    Howard S Gordon
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:694-700. 2010
    ..The mortality differences imply unmeasured differences by race in clinical severity of illness at hospital admission and might lead to biased hospital mortality profiles...
  3. ncbi request reprint The clinical context and patient participation in post-diagnostic consultations
    Richard L Street
    Department of Communication, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4234, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 64:217-24. 2006
    ..This investigation examined the way patients communicate with physicians in two diverse post-diagnostic settings, post-angiogram consultations and initial lung cancer visits...
  4. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in trust and lung cancer patients' perceptions of physician communication
    Howard S Gordon
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:904-9. 2006
    ..We examined whether racial differences in patient trust are associated with physician-patient communication about lung cancer treatment...
  5. ncbi request reprint Patient participation in medical consultations: why some patients are more involved than others
    Richard L Street
    Department of Communication, Texas A and M University, College Station 77843 4234, and Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Texas, USA
    Med Care 43:960-9. 2005
    ..Because more active patient participation contributes to improved health outcomes and quality of care, it is important to understand factors affecting the way patients communicate with healthcare providers...
  6. ncbi request reprint Physician-patient communication following invasive procedures: an analysis of post-angiogram consultations
    Howard S Gordon
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Houston, TX, USA
    Soc Sci Med 61:1015-25. 2005
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  7. pmc Racial and ethnic disparities in the use of health services: bias, preferences, or poor communication?
    Carol M Ashton
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:146-52. 2003
    ..We evaluate the evidence that poor communication is a cause of disparities and propose some remedies drawn from the communication sciences...
  8. ncbi request reprint 'A little bitty spot and I'm a big man': patients' perspectives on refusing diagnosis or treatment for lung cancer
    Barbara F Sharf
    Department of Communication, Texas A and M University, ms 4234, College Station, Texas 77843 4234, USA
    Psychooncology 14:636-46. 2005
    ..Implications for clinical communication include increasing trust while delivering bad news, understanding the source of resistance to recommendations, and discussing palliative care...
  9. pmc Race and patient refusal of invasive cardiac procedures
    Howard S Gordon
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:962-6. 2004
    ..To determine whether patients' decisions are an important determinant of nonuse of invasive cardiac procedures and whether decisions vary by race...
  10. ncbi request reprint Companion participation in cancer consultations
    Richard L Street
    Department of Communication, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4234, USA
    Psychooncology 17:244-51. 2008
    ..This investigation compared the communication of unaccompanied patients, accompanied patients, and companions during lung cancer consultations. Factors affecting the active participation of companions were analyzed...
  11. pmc Missed opportunities for interval empathy in lung cancer communication
    Diane S Morse
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA Diane_mors
    Arch Intern Med 168:1853-8. 2008
    ..Empathy is important in patient-physician communication and is associated with improved patient satisfaction and adherence to physicians' recommendations...
  12. ncbi request reprint Process of care in Hispanic, black, and white VA beneficiaries
    Howard S Gordon
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Section of General Medicine, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, TX, USA
    Med Care 40:824-33. 2002
    ..To examine whether process of hospital care differs among Hispanic, black, and white VA beneficiaries...