Kathryn E Flynn

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Development of the NIH PROMIS ® Sexual Function and Satisfaction measures in patients with cancer
    Kathryn E Flynn
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Sex Med 10:43-52. 2013
  2. pmc Patient experiences with communication about sex during and after treatment for cancer
    Kathryn E Flynn
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Psychooncology 21:594-601. 2012
  3. pmc Sexual functioning along the cancer continuum: focus group results from the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS®)
    Kathryn E Flynn
    Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Psychooncology 20:378-86. 2011
  4. pmc Sleep-wake functioning along the cancer continuum: focus group results from the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS(®))
    Kathryn E Flynn
    Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Psychooncology 19:1086-93. 2010
  5. pmc Relationships between changes in patient-reported health status and functional capacity in outpatients with heart failure
    Kathryn E Flynn
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 163:88-94.e3. 2012
  6. pmc Effects of exercise training on health status in patients with chronic heart failure: HF-ACTION randomized controlled trial
    Kathryn E Flynn
    Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    JAMA 301:1451-9. 2009
  7. pmc Using item banks to construct measures of patient reported outcomes in clinical trials: investigator perceptions
    Kathryn E Flynn
    Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Clin Trials 5:575-86. 2008
  8. pmc Personality and health care decision-making style
    Kathryn E Flynn
    Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:P261-7. 2007
  9. pmc When do older adults turn to the internet for health information? Findings from the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study
    Kathryn E Flynn
    Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics, Duke University, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1295-301. 2006
  10. pmc A typology of preferences for participation in healthcare decision making
    Kathryn E Flynn
    Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Soc Sci Med 63:1158-69. 2006

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. pmc Development of the NIH PROMIS ® Sexual Function and Satisfaction measures in patients with cancer
    Kathryn E Flynn
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Sex Med 10:43-52. 2013
    ..We describe the development and validation of the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System(®) Sexual Function and Satisfaction (PROMIS(®) SexFS; National Institutes of Health) measures, version 1.0, for cancer populations...
  2. pmc Patient experiences with communication about sex during and after treatment for cancer
    Kathryn E Flynn
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Psychooncology 21:594-601. 2012
    ..We studied patients' experiences with oncology providers regarding communication about sexual issues during and after treatment for cancer...
  3. pmc Sexual functioning along the cancer continuum: focus group results from the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS®)
    Kathryn E Flynn
    Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Psychooncology 20:378-86. 2011
    ..As part of an effort to improve measurement of self-reported sexual functioning, we explored the scope and importance of sexual functioning and intimacy to patients across cancer sites and along the continuum of care...
  4. pmc Sleep-wake functioning along the cancer continuum: focus group results from the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS(®))
    Kathryn E Flynn
    Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Psychooncology 19:1086-93. 2010
    ..As part of an effort to improve measurement of sleep-wake functioning, we explored the scope of difficulties with sleep in a diverse group of patients diagnosed with cancer...
  5. pmc Relationships between changes in patient-reported health status and functional capacity in outpatients with heart failure
    Kathryn E Flynn
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 163:88-94.e3. 2012
    ..Lack of formal assessments of the relationships between changes in multiple aspects of patient-reported health status and measures of functional capacity over time limits the ability to compare results across studies...
  6. pmc Effects of exercise training on health status in patients with chronic heart failure: HF-ACTION randomized controlled trial
    Kathryn E Flynn
    Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    JAMA 301:1451-9. 2009
    ..Findings from previous studies of the effects of exercise training on patient-reported health status have been inconsistent...
  7. pmc Using item banks to construct measures of patient reported outcomes in clinical trials: investigator perceptions
    Kathryn E Flynn
    Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Clin Trials 5:575-86. 2008
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  8. pmc Personality and health care decision-making style
    Kathryn E Flynn
    Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:P261-7. 2007
    ..A better understanding of how personality traits relate to patient decision-making styles may help clinicians tailor treatment discussions to the needs and preferences of individual patients...
  9. pmc When do older adults turn to the internet for health information? Findings from the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study
    Kathryn E Flynn
    Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics, Duke University, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1295-301. 2006
    ..However, little is known about which older adults seek health information on the internet or when...
  10. pmc A typology of preferences for participation in healthcare decision making
    Kathryn E Flynn
    Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Soc Sci Med 63:1158-69. 2006
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  11. pmc Outcomes, health policy, and managed care: relationships between patient-reported outcome measures and clinical measures in outpatients with heart failure
    Kathryn E Flynn
    Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Am Heart J 158:S64-71. 2009
    ..We examined associations between patient-reported measures of health-related quality of life and clinical indicators of disease severity in a large, heterogeneous sample of patients with heart failure...
  12. pmc Using cognitive interviews to evaluate items for measuring sexual functioning across cancer populations: improvements and remaining challenges
    Alice K Fortune-Greeley
    Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics, Duke Clinical Research Institute, PO Box 17969, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Qual Life Res 18:1085-93. 2009
    ..We describe how cognitive interviews improved the quality of the items and discuss remaining challenges to assessing sexual functioning in research with cancer populations...
  13. pmc Efficacy and safety of exercise training in patients with chronic heart failure: HF-ACTION randomized controlled trial
    CHRISTOPHER M O'CONNOR
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, PO Box 17969, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    JAMA 301:1439-50. 2009
    ..Guidelines recommend that exercise training be considered for medically stable outpatients with heart failure. Previous studies have not had adequate statistical power to measure the effects of exercise training on clinical outcomes...
  14. pmc Myocardial perfusion, function, and dyssynchrony in patients with heart failure: baseline results from the single-photon emission computed tomography imaging ancillary study of the Heart Failure and A Controlled Trial Investigating Outcomes of Exercise Tr
    Allen E Atchley
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am Heart J 158:S53-63. 2009
    ..This article addresses the Heart Failure and A Controlled Trial Investigating Outcomes of Exercise TraiNing (HF-ACTION) gated SPECT imaging (gSPECT) substudy baseline results...
  15. pmc N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide and exercise capacity in chronic heart failure: data from the Heart Failure and a Controlled Trial Investigating Outcomes of Exercise Training (HF-ACTION) study
    G Michael Felker
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Am Heart J 158:S37-44. 2009
    ..To examine the relationship between N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) and exercise capacity in a large contemporary cohort of patients with chronic heart failure...
  16. ncbi request reprint Improving patients' understanding of terms and phrases commonly used in self-reported measures of sexual function
    Angel M Alexander
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    J Sex Med 11:1991-8. 2014
    ..There is a significant gap in research regarding the readability and comprehension of existing sexual function measures. Patient-reported outcome measures may use terms not well understood by respondents with low literacy...
  17. pmc Accuracy of 30-day recall for components of sexual function and the moderating effects of gender and mood
    Kevin P Weinfurt
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    J Sex Med 11:678-96. 2014
    ..Despite the ubiquity of 1-month recall periods for measures of sexual function, there is limited evidence for how well recalled responses correspond to individuals' actual daily experiences...
  18. doi request reprint Participants' perspectives on safety monitoring in clinical trials
    Kathryn E Flynn
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke Translational Medicine Institute, Durham, NC, USA
    Clin Trials 10:552-9. 2013
    ..Little is known about what trial participants understand and expect regarding monitoring and communication of serious adverse events during the conduct of a trial in which they have agreed to participate...
  19. doi request reprint Use of central institutional review boards for multicenter clinical trials in the United States: a review of the literature
    Devon K Check
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    Clin Trials 10:560-7. 2013
    ..However, research institutions differ in their willingness to defer to central IRBs...
  20. pmc Using central IRBs for multicenter clinical trials in the United States
    Kathryn E Flynn
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e54999. 2013
    ..The ultimate goal is to increase the nation's capacity to efficiently conduct the large number of high-quality trials...
  21. doi request reprint National survey of hospital strategies to reduce heart failure readmissions: findings from the Get With the Guidelines-Heart Failure registry
    Robb D Kociol
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 5:680-7. 2012
    ..Reducing 30-day heart failure readmission rates is a national priority. Yet, little is known about how hospitals address the problem and whether hospital-based processes of care are associated with reductions in readmission rates...
  22. ncbi request reprint Standardizing patient-reported outcomes assessment in cancer clinical trials: a patient-reported outcomes measurement information system initiative
    Sofia F Garcia
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Institute for Healthcare Studies, and Department of Pediatrics, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60201, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:5106-12. 2007
    ..We also present our work in the fatigue domain, including a short-form measure, as a sample of PROMIS methodology and work to date. Plans for future validation and application of PROMIS measures are discussed...
  23. pmc From physician to consumer: the effectiveness of strategies to manage health care utilization
    Kathryn E Flynn
    University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 59:455-81. 2002
    ..If patients become the new locus of decision making in health care, provider-focused mechanisms to influence physician behavior will not disappear but are likely to decline in importance...