Paul K J Han

Summary

Affiliation: Maine Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Development and evaluation of a risk communication curriculum for medical students
    Paul K J Han
    Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center, Portland, USA Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, USA Electronic address
    Patient Educ Couns 94:43-9. 2014
  2. pmc National evidence on the use of shared decision making in prostate-specific antigen screening
    Paul K J Han
    Maine Medical Center Research Institute, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    Ann Fam Med 11:306-14. 2013
  3. pmc Physicians' beliefs about breast cancer surveillance testing are consistent with test overuse
    Paul K J Han
    Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    Med Care 51:315-23. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Conceptual, methodological, and ethical problems in communicating uncertainty in clinical evidence
    Paul K J Han
    Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 70:14S-36S. 2013
  5. pmc Development of a prognostic model for six-month mortality in older adults with declining health
    Paul K J Han
    Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 04105, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 43:527-39. 2012
  6. pmc Varieties of uncertainty in health care: a conceptual taxonomy
    Paul K J Han
    Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center, 39 Forest Avenue, Portland, ME 04105, USA
    Med Decis Making 31:828-38. 2011
  7. pmc Representing randomness in the communication of individualized cancer risk estimates: effects on cancer risk perceptions, worry, and subjective uncertainty about risk
    Paul K J Han
    Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 04105, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 86:106-13. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Multiple clinical practice guidelines for breast and cervical cancer screening: perceptions of US primary care physicians
    Paul K J Han
    Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    Med Care 49:139-48. 2011
  9. pmc Communication of uncertainty regarding individualized cancer risk estimates: effects and influential factors
    Paul K J Han
    Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine 04101, USA
    Med Decis Making 31:354-66. 2011
  10. pmc The coordination of primary and oncology specialty care at the end of life
    Paul K J Han
    MA, Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center, 39 Forest Ave, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2010:31-7. 2010

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Development and evaluation of a risk communication curriculum for medical students
    Paul K J Han
    Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center, Portland, USA Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, USA Electronic address
    Patient Educ Couns 94:43-9. 2014
    ..To develop, pilot, and evaluate a curriculum for teaching clinical risk communication skills to medical students...
  2. pmc National evidence on the use of shared decision making in prostate-specific antigen screening
    Paul K J Han
    Maine Medical Center Research Institute, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    Ann Fam Med 11:306-14. 2013
    ..We undertook a study to determine the prevalence of shared decision making in both PSA screening and nonscreening, as well as patient characteristics associated with shared decision making...
  3. pmc Physicians' beliefs about breast cancer surveillance testing are consistent with test overuse
    Paul K J Han
    Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    Med Care 51:315-23. 2013
    ..The objectives of this study were to determine the extent to which physicians' breast cancer surveillance testing beliefs are consistent with test overuse, and to identify factors associated with these beliefs...
  4. doi request reprint Conceptual, methodological, and ethical problems in communicating uncertainty in clinical evidence
    Paul K J Han
    Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 70:14S-36S. 2013
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  5. pmc Development of a prognostic model for six-month mortality in older adults with declining health
    Paul K J Han
    Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 04105, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 43:527-39. 2012
    ..Estimation of six-month prognosis is essential in hospice referral decisions, but accurate, evidence-based tools to assist in this task are lacking...
  6. pmc Varieties of uncertainty in health care: a conceptual taxonomy
    Paul K J Han
    Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center, 39 Forest Avenue, Portland, ME 04105, USA
    Med Decis Making 31:828-38. 2011
    ..It is shown how this new taxonomy facilitates an organized approach to the problem of uncertainty in health care by clarifying its nature and prognosis and suggesting appropriate strategies for its analysis and management...
  7. pmc Representing randomness in the communication of individualized cancer risk estimates: effects on cancer risk perceptions, worry, and subjective uncertainty about risk
    Paul K J Han
    Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 04105, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 86:106-13. 2012
    ..To test the effect of novel representations of randomness on risk perceptions, worry, and subjective uncertainty about individualized colorectal cancer risk estimates...
  8. doi request reprint Multiple clinical practice guidelines for breast and cervical cancer screening: perceptions of US primary care physicians
    Paul K J Han
    Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    Med Care 49:139-48. 2011
    ..Multiple clinical practice guidelines exist for breast and cervical cancer screening, and differ in aggressiveness with respect to the recommended frequency and target populations for screening...
  9. pmc Communication of uncertainty regarding individualized cancer risk estimates: effects and influential factors
    Paul K J Han
    Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine 04101, USA
    Med Decis Making 31:354-66. 2011
    ..To examine the effects of communicating uncertainty regarding individualized colorectal cancer risk estimates and to identify factors that influence these effects...
  10. pmc The coordination of primary and oncology specialty care at the end of life
    Paul K J Han
    MA, Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center, 39 Forest Ave, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2010:31-7. 2010
    ..However, more work needs to be done to corroborate these findings, and many unanswered questions remain...
  11. doi request reprint Disparities in hospice care among older women dying with ovarian cancer
    Kathleen M Fairfield
    Center of Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center Research Institute, ME, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 125:14-8. 2012
    ..However, little is known about the ovarian cancer patient population specifically. We examined the extent and timing of hospice referrals in ovarian cancer patients over age 65, and the factors associated with these outcomes...
  12. pmc Physicians' attitudes about communicating and managing scientific uncertainty differ by perceived ambiguity aversion of their patients
    David B Portnoy
    Cancer Prevention Fellow, Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, Center for Cancer Training, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MDBehavioral Research Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MDClinician Investigator, Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center, Portland, MEProgram Director, Basic Biobehavioral and Psychological Sciences Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MDDirector, Behavioral Research Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD andChief, Outcomes Research Branch, Applied Research Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Health Expect 16:362-72. 2013
    ..One suggested by past research is individual differences in physicians' tolerance of uncertainty. Relatedly, an unexplored explanation is physicians' beliefs about their patients' tolerance of uncertainty...