M B Barton

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Breast symptoms among women enrolled in a health maintenance organization: frequency, evaluation, and outcome
    M B Barton
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ann Intern Med 130:651-7. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint The rational clinical examination. Does this patient have breast cancer? The screening clinical breast examination: should it be done? How?
    M B Barton
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    JAMA 282:1270-80. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Predicting the cumulative risk of false-positive mammograms
    C L Christiansen
    Boston University School of Public Health, Health Services Department, and Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research at Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development, Boston, MA 01730, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 92:1657-66. 2000
  4. pmc The relation of household income to mammography utilization in a prepaid health care system
    M B Barton
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:200-3. 2001
  5. pmc Increased patient concern after false-positive mammograms: clinician documentation and subsequent ambulatory visits
    M B Barton
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:150-6. 2001

Collaborators

  • J G Elmore
  • C L Christiansen
  • A E Gelfand
  • S W Fletcher
  • W Kreuter
  • F Wang

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. ncbi request reprint Breast symptoms among women enrolled in a health maintenance organization: frequency, evaluation, and outcome
    M B Barton
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ann Intern Med 130:651-7. 1999
    ..Few data exist about visits to primary care clinicians for breast symptoms in the United States...
  2. ncbi request reprint The rational clinical examination. Does this patient have breast cancer? The screening clinical breast examination: should it be done? How?
    M B Barton
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    JAMA 282:1270-80. 1999
    ..The clinical breast examination (CBE) is widely recommended and practiced as a tool for breast cancer screening; however, its effectiveness is dependent on its precision and accuracy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Predicting the cumulative risk of false-positive mammograms
    C L Christiansen
    Boston University School of Public Health, Health Services Department, and Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research at Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development, Boston, MA 01730, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 92:1657-66. 2000
    ..The cumulative risk of a false-positive mammogram can be substantial. We studied which variables affect the chance of a false-positive mammogram and estimated cumulative risks over nine sequential mammograms...
  4. pmc The relation of household income to mammography utilization in a prepaid health care system
    M B Barton
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:200-3. 2001
    ..5 percentage points (95% confidence interval [CI], 1.4% to 3.6%), independent of age and division. Our findings suggest that coverage for mammography services is not sufficient to ensure equivalent use of screening across income groups...
  5. pmc Increased patient concern after false-positive mammograms: clinician documentation and subsequent ambulatory visits
    M B Barton
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:150-6. 2001
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