Pracha P Eamranond
Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
- Environmental and occupational exposures in immigrant healthPracha P Eamranond
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA
Environ Health Insights 1:45-50. 2008..The nation's health will benefit from improved regulation of living and workplace environments to improve the health of immigrants, regardless of legal status...
- Acculturation and cardiovascular risk factor control among Hispanic adults in the United StatesPracha P Eamranond
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Brookline, MA, USA
Public Health Rep 124:818-24. 2009..We sought to determine whether low acculturation, based on language measures, leads to disparities in cardiovascular risk factor control in U.S. Hispanic adults...
- Patient-physician language concordance and primary care screening among spanish-speaking patientsPRACHA PETER EAMRANOND
Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Med Care 49:668-72. 2011..As Hispanic patients have low rates of cardiovascular and cancer screening, we sought to determine whether patient-physician language concordance was associated with differences in rates of screening...
- Association between language and risk factor levels among Hispanic adults with hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, or diabetesPracha P Eamranond
Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Am Heart J 157:53-9. 2009..The association of acculturation and cardiovascular risk factor control among populations with high proportions of immigrants has not been well studied...
- Patient-physician language concordance and lifestyle counseling among Spanish-speaking patientsPracha P Eamranond
Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Brookline, Boston, MA 02446, USA
J Immigr Minor Health 11:494-8. 2009..Patients with language-discordant physicians have more problems understanding medical situations. The impact of patient-physician language concordance on lifestyle counseling among Spanish-speaking patients is not known...
- The association of language with prevalence of undiagnosed hypertension among older Mexican AmericansPracha P Eamranond
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02246, USA
Ethn Dis 17:699-706. 2007..Language barriers have been shown to negatively impact health care for immigrants. We evaluated the association between language use and the diagnosis of hypertension among elderly Mexican Americans...