Joshua M Thorpe
Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
- Effects of sex, age, and visits on receipt of preventive healthcare services: a secondary analysis of national dataAnthony J Viera
Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
BMC Health Serv Res 6:15. 2006..Sex and age may exert a combined influence on receipt of preventive services with differences due to number of ambulatory care visits...
- Psychological distress as a barrier to preventive care in community-dwelling elderly in the United StatesJoshua M Thorpe
Department of Pharmaceutical Policy and Evaluative Sciences, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Pharmacy, USA
Med Care 44:187-91. 2006..This analysis aimed to measure the association between psychologic distress and adherence to United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)-recommended preventive-care services among older adults in the United States...
- Caregiver psychological distress as a barrier to influenza vaccination among community-dwelling elderly with dementiaJoshua M Thorpe
Duke University School of Nursing, Trent Drive, DUMC 3322, Durham, NC 27710, USA
Med Care 44:713-21. 2006..A secondary aim was to determine whether psychologic distress mediates the relationship between other predisposing, enabling, and medical need variables and vaccination...
- Difficulties experienced by the ostomate after hospital dischargeLeanne Richbourg
Duke University School of Nursing, Durham, NC, USA
J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 34:70-9. 2007..This descriptive study used a mailed survey to identify difficulties related to the stoma that ostomates experience after discharge from the hospital, who they sought help from, and if the advice was perceived as helpful...
- Community-based service use by elders with dementia and their caregivers: a latent class analysisAnna S Beeber
School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Nurs Res 57:312-21. 2008..However, the research on factors that may explain CBSS use has been focused on individual characteristics, and how the care recipient and caregiver as a pair influence CBSS use has not been accounted for...
- Trends in emergency department antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory tract infectionsJoshua M Thorpe
Division of Pharmaceutical Policy and Evaluative Sciences, School of Pharmacy, CB 7360, University of North Carolina, Beard Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7360, USA
Ann Pharmacother 38:928-35. 2004..With an estimated 26 million antibiotics being prescribed annually in the emergency department (ED), the ED represents an important setting for targeting interventions...