Terry C Davis

Summary

Affiliation: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint To err is human: patient misinterpretations of prescription drug label instructions
    Michael S Wolf
    Health Literacy and Learning Program, Institute for Healthcare Studies, Division of Internal Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 67:293-300. 2007
  2. pmc Improving mammography screening among the medically underserved
    Terry C Davis
    Department of Medicine and Pediatrics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1501 Kings Highway, Shreveport, LA, 71130, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 29:628-35. 2014
  3. pmc Contrasts in rural and urban barriers to colorectal cancer screening
    Terry C Davis
    Department of Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 37:289-98. 2013
  4. pmc Differences in barriers to mammography between rural and urban women
    Terry C Davis
    Department of Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA 71130, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 21:748-55. 2012
  5. pmc FOBT completion in FQHCs: impact of physician recommendation, FOBT information, or receipt of the FOBT kit
    Terry C Davis
    Department of Medicine and Pediatrics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71130, USA
    J Rural Health 28:306-11. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Provider and patient intervention to improve weight loss: a pilot study in a public hospital clinic
    Terry C Davis
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, Department of Medicine and Pediatrics, Shreveport, LA 71130, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 72:56-62. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for effective newborn screening communication: results of focus groups with parents, providers, and experts
    Terry C Davis
    Department of Pediatrics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA 71130, USA
    Pediatrics 117:S326-40. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Vaccine risk/benefit communication: effect of an educational package for public health nurses
    Terry C Davis
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, Department of Pediatrics, Shreveport, LA 71130, USA
    Health Educ Behav 33:787-801. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Patient understanding and use of oral contraceptive pills in a southern public health family planning clinic
    Terry C Davis
    Department of Pediatrics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA 71130 USA
    South Med J 99:713-8. 2006
  10. pmc Low literacy impairs comprehension of prescription drug warning labels
    Terry C Davis
    Department of Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA 71104, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:847-51. 2006

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint To err is human: patient misinterpretations of prescription drug label instructions
    Michael S Wolf
    Health Literacy and Learning Program, Institute for Healthcare Studies, Division of Internal Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 67:293-300. 2007
    ..To examine the nature and cause of patients' misunderstanding common dosage instructions on prescription drug container labels...
  2. pmc Improving mammography screening among the medically underserved
    Terry C Davis
    Department of Medicine and Pediatrics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1501 Kings Highway, Shreveport, LA, 71130, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 29:628-35. 2014
    ..We evaluated the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of alternative interventions designed to promote mammography in safety-net settings...
  3. pmc Contrasts in rural and urban barriers to colorectal cancer screening
    Terry C Davis
    Department of Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 37:289-98. 2013
    ..To contrast barriers to colon cancer (CRC) screening and Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT) completion between rural and urban safety-net patients...
  4. pmc Differences in barriers to mammography between rural and urban women
    Terry C Davis
    Department of Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA 71130, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 21:748-55. 2012
    ..Few studies have examined differences between rural and urban women in mammography barriers, knowledge, and experiences. Exploring differences can help inform tailored interventions...
  5. pmc FOBT completion in FQHCs: impact of physician recommendation, FOBT information, or receipt of the FOBT kit
    Terry C Davis
    Department of Medicine and Pediatrics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71130, USA
    J Rural Health 28:306-11. 2012
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  6. doi request reprint Provider and patient intervention to improve weight loss: a pilot study in a public hospital clinic
    Terry C Davis
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, Department of Medicine and Pediatrics, Shreveport, LA 71130, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 72:56-62. 2008
    ..To assess the efficacy of a literacy-appropriate weight loss intervention targeting providers and patients in improving physicians' weight loss counseling and patients' self-reported beliefs, and self-efficacy...
  7. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for effective newborn screening communication: results of focus groups with parents, providers, and experts
    Terry C Davis
    Department of Pediatrics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA 71130, USA
    Pediatrics 117:S326-40. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Vaccine risk/benefit communication: effect of an educational package for public health nurses
    Terry C Davis
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, Department of Pediatrics, Shreveport, LA 71130, USA
    Health Educ Behav 33:787-801. 2006
    ..39%,p < .01) and were more satisfied with vaccine-risk communication (8.1 vs. 8.9 on a 10-point scale, p < .01). Average vaccine communication time increased from 16 to 22 seconds (p < .01)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Patient understanding and use of oral contraceptive pills in a southern public health family planning clinic
    Terry C Davis
    Department of Pediatrics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA 71130 USA
    South Med J 99:713-8. 2006
    ..To assess patient understanding and use of oral contraceptive pills (OCPs) and determine if these are associated with literacy...
  10. pmc Low literacy impairs comprehension of prescription drug warning labels
    Terry C Davis
    Department of Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA 71104, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:847-51. 2006
    ..Adverse events resulting from medication error are a serious concern. Patients' literacy and their ability to understand medication information are increasingly seen as a safety issue...
  11. ncbi request reprint Approaches to improving health literacy: lessons from the field
    Terry C Davis
    Department of Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71130, USA
    J Health Commun 11:551-4. 2006
  12. ncbi request reprint Literacy and misunderstanding prescription drug labels
    Terry C Davis
    Department of Medicine Pediatrics, Louisiana State University Health Science Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71104, USA
    Ann Intern Med 145:887-94. 2006
    ..Health literacy has increasingly been viewed as a patient safety issue and may contribute to medication errors...
  13. ncbi request reprint Childhood vaccine risk/benefit communication in private practice office settings: a national survey
    T C Davis
    Departments of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71130, USA
    Pediatrics 107:E17. 2001
    ..Communication about childhood vaccine risks and benefits has been legally required in pediatric health care for over a decade. However, little is known about the actual practice of vaccine risk/benefit communication...
  14. ncbi request reprint Childhood vaccine risk/benefit communication among public health clinics: a time-motion study
    Terry C Davis
    Department of Pediatrics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, 71130, USA
    Public Health Nurs 21:228-36. 2004
    ..PHC compliance with mandated VIS distribution and practical vaccine communication was high. Room for improvement exists in discussion of benefits, serious risks, and the VICP...
  15. ncbi request reprint Improving vaccine risk/benefit communication with an immunization education package: a pilot study
    Terry C Davis
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, Department of Pediatrics, 71130, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 2:193-200. 2002
    ..Parents, however, indicated they want their primary providers to personally tell them about risks/benefits...
  16. ncbi request reprint Process evaluation in an intervention designed to improve rates of colorectal cancer screening in a VA medical center
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Section of Health Promotion Research, Department of Medicine, IL 60608, USA
    Health Promot Pract 8:273-81. 2007
    ..05). The patient intervention did not have the desired impact. The subgroup of patients in the patient intervention was not more likely to complete CRC screening...
  17. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening among African-American and white male veterans
    Nancy C Dolan
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:479-82. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether, at a Veterans Affairs (VA) medical center, similar racial/ethnic differences in colorectal cancer screening could be identified...
  18. ncbi request reprint Infant hearing screening: stakeholder recommendations for parent-centered communication
    Connie L Arnold
    Department of Pediatrics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA 71130, USA
    Pediatrics 117:S341-54. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify what stakeholders considered best practices for parent-provider communication regarding newborn hearing screening and diagnosis. We used consensus data to develop educational materials for parents...
  19. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs among veterans: does literacy make a difference?
    Nancy C Dolan
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, VA Chicago Healthcare System, Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:2617-22. 2004
    ..To evaluate whether lower literacy is associated with poorer knowledge and more negative attitudes and beliefs toward colorectal cancer screening among veterans without recent colorectal cancer screening...
  20. ncbi request reprint Assessment of newborn screening parent education materials
    Connie L Arnold
    Department of Internal Medicine, Feist Weiller Cancer Center, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, Louisiana 71130, USA
    Pediatrics 117:S320-5. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to measure the readability and user-friendliness (clarity, complexity, organization, appearance, and cultural appropriateness of materials) of parent education brochures on newborn screening...
  21. pmc Literacy barriers to colorectal cancer screening in community clinics
    Connie L Arnold
    Department of Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1501 Kings Highway, Shreveport, LA 71130, USA
    J Health Commun 17:252-64. 2012
    ..79); however, multivariate analyses revealed significant differences in FOBT completion by literacy (p = .036). Overall, findings suggest that literacy is a factor in patients' CRC knowledge, beliefs, and confidence in obtaining a FOBT...
  22. pmc Improving patient understanding of prescription drug label instructions
    Terry C Davis
    Department of Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:57-62. 2009
    ..Patient misunderstanding of instructions on prescription drug labels is common and a likely cause of medication error and less effective treatment...
  23. ncbi request reprint Tipping the scales: the effect of literacy on obese patients' knowledge and readiness to lose weight
    Estela M Kennen
    Department of Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA, USA
    South Med J 98:15-8. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the association between the literacy level of overweight/obese patients and their weight-loss knowledge, attitudes, and readiness...
  24. pmc Strategies to improve repeat fecal occult blood testing cancer screening
    Terry C Davis
    Authors Affiliations Department of Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana South Carolina College of Pharmacy, the Hollings Cancer Center of the Medical University of South Carolina, The Arnold School of Public Health, and the William Jennings Bryan Veterans Administration Medical Center, Charleston and Columbia, South Carolina Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics and Department of Preventive Medicine and the Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:134-43. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness and costs associated with a literacy-informed intervention on repeat FOBT testing...
  25. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of the Rapid Estimate of Adolescent Literacy in Medicine (REALM-Teen): a tool to screen adolescents for below-grade reading in health care settings
    Terry C Davis
    Department of Pediatrics and Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Shreveport, LA 71130, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e1707-14. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to validate the Rapid Estimate of Adolescent Literacy in Medicine (REALM-Teen), a word-recognition test in English that can be used as a brief literacy-screening tool in health care settings...
  26. doi request reprint Screening for low literacy in a rheumatology setting: more than 10% of patients cannot read "cartilage," "diagnosis," "rheumatologist," or "symptom"
    Christopher J Swearingen
    Biostatistics Section, Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    J Clin Rheumatol 16:359-64. 2010
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Diabetes Implementation of a Self-management Program in Resource Poor and Rural Community Clinics
    Terry C Davis
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana
    J Prim Care Community Health 3:239-42. 2012
    ..To evaluate the implementation of a brief diabetes self-management support intervention designed for resource-poor community clinics...
  28. ncbi request reprint Health literacy and cancer communication
    Terry C Davis
    Feist Weiller Cancer Center, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 52:134-49. 2002
    ..Based on our own experience, we offer practical communication aids that can help bridge the cancer communication gap...
  29. ncbi request reprint Smoking status, reading level, and knowledge of tobacco effects among low-income pregnant women
    C L Arnold
    Department of General Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport 71130 3932, USA
    Prev Med 32:313-20. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess reading level, tobacco knowledge, attitudes, and practices of tobacco use among pregnant adult and adolescent women in the public health system in north Louisiana...
  30. ncbi request reprint Comparative Effectiveness of Patient-centered Strategies to Improve FDA Medication Guides
    Michael S Wolf
    Health Literacy and Learning Program, Division of General Internal Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago Department of Learning Sciences, School of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC Global and Research Development, AbbVie Inc, North Chicago, IL Department of Medicine Pediatrics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA Department of Pharmacy Administration, Chicago College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL Division of General Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
    Med Care 52:781-9. 2014
    ..Med Guides are the only Food and Drug Administration-regulated source of written patient information distributed with prescriptions drugs. Despite their potential value, studies have found them to have limited utility...
  31. ncbi request reprint Childhood immunization refusal: provider and parent perceptions
    Doren D Fredrickson
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Kansas, Wichita, USA
    Fam Med 36:431-9. 2004
    ..This study was conducted to estimate, based on reports from health care providers and parents, the frequency of and reasons for immunization refusal...
  32. ncbi request reprint Facilitating behavior change with low-literacy patient education materials
    Hilary K Seligman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:S69-78. 2007
    ..To describe a process for developing low-literacy health education materials that increase knowledge and activate patients toward healthier behaviors...
  33. ncbi request reprint Health literacy: implications for family medicine
    Terry C Davis
    Fam Med 36:595-8. 2004
    ..Further research is required to identify effective interventions that will strengthen the skills and coping strategies of both patients and providers and also prevent and limit poor reading and numeracy ability in the next generation...
  34. ncbi request reprint Health care provider-directed intervention to increase colorectal cancer screening among veterans: results of a randomized controlled trial
    M Rosario Ferreira
    Veterans Affairs Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:1548-54. 2005
    ..Colorectal cancer screening is the most underused cancer screening tool in the United States. The purpose of this study was to test whether a health care provider-directed intervention increased colorectal cancer screening rates...
  35. ncbi request reprint Misunderstanding of prescription drug warning labels among patients with low literacy
    Michael S Wolf
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:1048-55. 2006
    ..The common causes for misunderstanding prescription drug warning labels (PWLs) among adults with low literacy were studied...
  36. ncbi request reprint A critical review of FDA-approved Medication Guides
    Michael S Wolf
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Division of General Internal Medicine, Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 676 N St Clair Street, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 62:316-22. 2006
    ..To investigate whether consumer-directed, FDA-approved Medication Guides issued for potentially harmful medications are likely to be useful to patients with limited literacy...
  37. ncbi request reprint Literacy, self-efficacy, and HIV medication adherence
    Michael S Wolf
    Health Literacy and Learning Program HeLP, Institute for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 65:253-60. 2007
    ..We examined the relationship between patient literacy level and self-reported HIV medication adherence, while estimating the mediating roles of treatment knowledge and self-efficacy on this relationship...
  38. ncbi request reprint Editorial: the emerging field of health literacy research
    Michael S Wolf
    Am J Health Behav 31:S3-5. 2007
  39. ncbi request reprint Social stigma concerns and HIV medication adherence
    Lance S Rintamaki
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Veteran Affairs Chicago Healthcare System, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 20:359-68. 2006
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint A qualitative study of literacy and patient response to HIV medication adherence questionnaires
    Michael S Wolf
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Dept of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University, 676 N St Clair Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Health Commun 10:509-17. 2005
    ..Patients receiving treatment for HIV infection, especially those with limited literacy skills, may find it difficult to respond to existing HIV medication adherence questionnaires...
  41. pmc Development of a brief survey on colon cancer screening knowledge and attitudes among veterans
    Michael S Wolf
    Institute for Health Services Research and Policy Studies, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 N St Clair St, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 2:A11. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a brief assessment tool to evaluate knowledge and attitudes among veterans toward colorectal cancer screening options...
  42. ncbi request reprint Measuring adult literacy in health care: performance of the newest vital sign
    Chandra Y Osborn
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:S36-46. 2007
    ..To compare performance of the newest vital sign (NVS) with existing literacy measures...
  43. ncbi request reprint Health literacy: an overlooked factor in understanding HIV health disparities
    Chandra Y Osborn
    Health Literacy and Learning Program, Institute for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 676 N St Clair Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:374-8. 2007
    ..Limited health literacy may be a contributing factor to racial disparities in health care. This study examined the mediating effect of limited health literacy on the relationship between race and HIV-medication adherence...

Research Grants6

  1. Health Literacy Intervention and Cancer Screening
    Terry Davis; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The health literacy interventions build off of extensive previous research by the investigators and are grounded in a multi-theoretical model. ..
  2. Health Literacy Intervention and Cancer Screening
    Terry Davis; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The health literacy interventions build off of extensive previous research by the investigators and are grounded in a multi-theoretical model. ..
  3. Health Literacy Intervention and Cancer Screening
    Terry C Davis; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The health literacy interventions build off of extensive previous research by the investigators and are grounded in a multi-theoretical model. ..
  4. Health Literacy Intervention and Cancer Screening
    Terry Davis; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The health literacy interventions build off of extensive previous research by the investigators and are grounded in a multi-theoretical model. ..
  5. Health Literacy Intervention and Cancer Screening
    Terry C Davis; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The health literacy interventions build off of extensive previous research by the investigators and are grounded in a multi-theoretical model. ..