Corrine Voils

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Selective adherence to antihypertensive medications as a patient-driven means to preserving sexual potency
    Corrine I Voils
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Patient Prefer Adherence 2:201-6. 2008
  2. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of CouPLES: a spouse-assisted lifestyle change intervention to improve low-density lipoprotein cholesterol
    Corrine I Voils
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Prev Med 56:46-52. 2013
  3. pmc Initial validation of a self-report measure of the extent of and reasons for medication nonadherence
    Corrine I Voils
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Med Care 50:1013-9. 2012
  4. pmc Informing the dosing of interventions in randomized trials
    Corrine I Voils
    Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:1225-30. 2012
  5. pmc An organizing framework for informal caregiver interventions: detailing caregiving activities and caregiver and care recipient outcomes to optimize evaluation efforts
    Courtney Harold Van Houtven
    Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, NC, USA
    BMC Geriatr 11:77. 2011
  6. pmc In or out? Methodological considerations for including and excluding findings from a meta-analysis of predictors of antiretroviral adherence in HIV-positive women
    Corrine I Voils
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Adv Nurs 59:163-77. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Five-year trajectories of social networks and social support in older adults with major depression
    Corrine I Voils
    Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 19:1110-24. 2007
  8. pmc Study protocol: Couples Partnering for Lipid Enhancing Strategies (CouPLES) - a randomized, controlled trial
    Corrine I Voils
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Trials 10:10. 2009
  9. pmc A Bayesian method for the synthesis of evidence from qualitative and quantitative reports: the example of antiretroviral medication adherence
    Corrine Voils
    Health Services Research and Development Service, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Health Serv Res Policy 14:226-33. 2009
  10. pmc Identifying depressed older adults in primary care: a secondary analysis of a multisite randomized controlled trial
    Corrine I Voils
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and the Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Prim Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry 10:9-14. 2008

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. pmc Selective adherence to antihypertensive medications as a patient-driven means to preserving sexual potency
    Corrine I Voils
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Patient Prefer Adherence 2:201-6. 2008
    ..To describe hypertensive patients' experiences with sexual side effects and their consequences for antihypertensive medication adherence...
  2. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of CouPLES: a spouse-assisted lifestyle change intervention to improve low-density lipoprotein cholesterol
    Corrine I Voils
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Prev Med 56:46-52. 2013
    ..This randomized controlled trial evaluated the effectiveness of a telephone-delivered, spouse-assisted lifestyle intervention to reduce patient LDL-C...
  3. pmc Initial validation of a self-report measure of the extent of and reasons for medication nonadherence
    Corrine I Voils
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Med Care 50:1013-9. 2012
    ..Each construct is assessed with a different type of psychometric model, which dictates how to establish reliability and validity...
  4. pmc Informing the dosing of interventions in randomized trials
    Corrine I Voils
    Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:1225-30. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc An organizing framework for informal caregiver interventions: detailing caregiving activities and caregiver and care recipient outcomes to optimize evaluation efforts
    Courtney Harold Van Houtven
    Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, NC, USA
    BMC Geriatr 11:77. 2011
    ..In so doing, we characterize what has been measured in the published literature to date and what should be measured in future studies to enable comparisons across interventions and across time...
  6. pmc In or out? Methodological considerations for including and excluding findings from a meta-analysis of predictors of antiretroviral adherence in HIV-positive women
    Corrine I Voils
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Adv Nurs 59:163-77. 2007
    ..This paper is a discussion detailing the decisions concerning whether to include or exclude findings from a meta-analysis of report of quantitative studies of antiretroviral adherence in HIV-positive women...
  7. ncbi request reprint Five-year trajectories of social networks and social support in older adults with major depression
    Corrine I Voils
    Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 19:1110-24. 2007
    ..This may not hold true for older adults with depression. We examined baseline status and trajectories of social networks and social support at the group and individual levels over five years...
  8. pmc Study protocol: Couples Partnering for Lipid Enhancing Strategies (CouPLES) - a randomized, controlled trial
    Corrine I Voils
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Trials 10:10. 2009
    ....
  9. pmc A Bayesian method for the synthesis of evidence from qualitative and quantitative reports: the example of antiretroviral medication adherence
    Corrine Voils
    Health Services Research and Development Service, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Health Serv Res Policy 14:226-33. 2009
    ..We developed a method to incorporate both qualitative and quantitative evidence in the likelihood in a Bayesian synthesis of evidence about the relationship between regimen complexity and medication adherence...
  10. pmc Identifying depressed older adults in primary care: a secondary analysis of a multisite randomized controlled trial
    Corrine I Voils
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and the Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Prim Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry 10:9-14. 2008
    ..To determine whether a subset of depressive symptoms could be identified to facilitate diagnosis of depression in older adults in primary care...
  11. doi request reprint The trials and tribulations of enrolling couples in a randomized, controlled trial: a self-management program for hyperlipidemia as a model
    Corrine I Voils
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 84:33-40. 2011
    ..However, couples-based interventions present logistical challenges. We describe our experience and lessons learned while recruiting couples into the Couples Partnering for Lipid-Enhancing Strategies (CouPLES) trial...
  12. pmc Combining adjusted and unadjusted findings in mixed research synthesis
    Corrine I Voils
    Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 17:429-34. 2011
    ..Yet conducting such mixed research synthesis studies is challenging. Researchers have to determine whether and how to use adjusted and unadjusted quantitative findings in combination with each other and with qualitative findings...
  13. pmc Improving the measurement of self-reported medication nonadherence
    Corrine I Voils
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:250-4. 2011
    ..We demonstrate how two fundamental measurement issues have limited the usefulness of self-reported medication nonadherence measures and offer recommendations for improving measurement...
  14. ncbi request reprint Who trusts healthcare institutions? Results from a community-based sample
    Corrine I Voils
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, NC 27705, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:97-103. 2005
    ..The goal of this research was to examine racial differences in trust in various healthcare institutions...
  15. ncbi request reprint Social support and locus of control as predictors of adherence to antidepressant medication in an elderly population
    Corrine I Voils
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, and Health Services Research and Development, Building 16, Room 70, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center 152, 508 Fulton St, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:157-65. 2005
    ..The authors examined whether social support and locus of control (LOC), either individually or jointly, would be associated with subsequent self-reported medication adherence and treatment barriers in a sample of depressed elderly patients...
  16. ncbi request reprint Gender, race/ethnicity, and social class in research reports on stigma in HIV-positive women
    Margarete Sandelowski
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Health Care Women Int 30:273-88. 2009
    ....
  17. pmc Fertility patients' views about frozen embryo disposition: results of a multi-institutional U.S. survey
    Anne Drapkin Lyerly
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University, Box 3040, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Fertil Steril 93:499-509. 2010
    ..To describe fertility patients' preferences for disposition of cryopreserved embryos and determine factors important to these preferences...
  18. pmc Validation of a questionnaire to assess self-reported colorectal cancer screening status using face-to-face administration
    Deborah A Fisher
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 54:1297-306. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the accuracy of a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-developed colorectal cancer screening questionnaire...
  19. ncbi request reprint Comparison of pain measures among patients with osteoarthritis
    Kelli D Allen
    Health Services Research and Development Service, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    J Pain 11:522-7. 2010
    ..In summary, patients with OA accurately recalled their average pain over a 1-day period, and this did not differ according to any patient characteristics examined...
  20. ncbi request reprint Measuring quality of life at the end of life: validation of the QUAL-E
    Karen E Steinhauser
    Program on the Medical Encounter and Palliative Care, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Palliat Support Care 2:3-14. 2004
    ..To validate the QUAL-E, a new measure of quality of life at the end of life...
  21. ncbi request reprint The effects of antidepressant medication adherence as well as psychosocial and clinical factors on depression outcome among older adults
    Hayden B Bosworth
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VAMC, NC 27705, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:129-34. 2008
    ..To examine the contribution of medication adherence to 12-month depression scores in the context of other psychosocial and clinical predictors of depression in a sample of older adults treated for depression...
  22. ncbi request reprint Does participatory decision making improve hypertension self-care behaviors and outcomes?
    Alex H Cho
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Vetterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:330-6. 2007
    ..No relationship between PDM score and blood pressure control was observed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Impact of functional support on health-related quality of life in patients with colorectal cancer
    Shahnaz Sultan
    Institute for Clinical and Epidemiological Research, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Cancer 101:2737-43. 2004
    ..In the current study, the authors examined the effects of social network size, as well as emotional and instrumental support, on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in patients with colorectal cancer...
  24. ncbi request reprint "Are you at peace?": one item to probe spiritual concerns at the end of life
    Karen E Steinhauser
    Centers for Palliative Care, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, School of Nursing, Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:101-5. 2006
    ..A practical, evidence-based approach to discussing spiritual concerns in a scope suitable to a physician-patient relationship may improve the quality of the clinical encounter...
  25. pmc Research results have expiration dates: ensuring timely systematic reviews
    Julie Barroso
    Duke University School of Nursing, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 12:454-62. 2006
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in blood pressure control: potential explanatory factors
    Hayden B Bosworth
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Am J Med 119:70.e9-15. 2006
    ..We explored antihypertensive medication adherence and other factors that may explain racial differences in blood pressure control...
  27. pmc Racial differences in health concern
    Corrine I Voils
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 508 Fulton St, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:36-42. 2006
    ..Interventions to inform blacks and Latinos about their health risks must strike a balance between creating enough health concern to encourage health behavior but not so much that it interferes with health-promoting behaviors...
  28. pmc Perceived discrimination and reported delay of pharmacy prescriptions and medical tests
    Courtney Harold Van Houtven
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:578-83. 2005
    ..Access to health care varies according to a person's race and ethnicity. Delaying treatment is one measure of access with important health consequences...
  29. pmc Hypertension Improvement Project (HIP) Latino: results of a pilot study of lifestyle intervention for lowering blood pressure in Latino adults
    Maria Del Pilar Rocha-Goldberg
    El Centro Hispano, Durham, NC, USA
    Ethn Health 15:269-82. 2010
    ..To assess the feasibility of a culturally tailored behavioral intervention for improving hypertension-related health behaviors in Hispanic/Latino adults...
  30. pmc How well do clinic-based blood pressure measurements agree with the mercury standard?
    Jennifer W Kim
    Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:647-9. 2005
    ..Clinical trials implement strict protocols, whereas clinical practices and studies that assess quality of care utilize a less rigorous protocol for BP measurement...
  31. ncbi request reprint For the patient. Who trusts healthcare institutions? Results from a community-based sample
    Corrine I Voils
    Ethn Dis 15:150. 2005
  32. pmc "Distorted into clarity": a methodological case study illustrating the paradox of systematic review
    Margarete Sandelowski
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Res Nurs Health 31:454-65. 2008
    ..Our encounter with findings resistant to synthesis heightened our awareness of the extent to which all systematic reviews are accomplished by practices that paradoxically "distort [research findings] into clarity."..
  33. pmc Using qualitative metasummary to synthesize qualitative and quantitative descriptive findings
    Margarete Sandelowski
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Res Nurs Health 30:99-111. 2007
    ....
  34. pmc Comparability work and the management of difference in research synthesis studies
    Margarete Sandelowski
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, USA
    Soc Sci Med 64:236-47. 2007
    ..These issues are explored by reference to the synthesis of empirical studies of antiretroviral adherence in HIV-positive women in the US...
  35. ncbi request reprint Putting the brakes on prejudice: on the development and operation of cues for control
    Margo J Monteith
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40506 0044, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 83:1029-50. 2002
    ..In Experiment 4, participants were provided with an experience in which cues could be established. Later presentation of those cues in a different task resulted in behavioral inhibition and less racially biased responses...