P J Carek

Summary

Affiliation: Medical University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Recruitment behavior and program directors: how ethical are their perspectives about the match process?
    P J Carek
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, USA
    Fam Med 32:258-60. 2000
  2. ncbi Graduate medical education and primary care workforce: a CERA study
    Peter J Carek
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29406, USA
    Fam Med 44:712-5. 2012
  3. ncbi The length of training pilot: does anyone really know what time it takes?
    Peter J Carek
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Fam Med 45:171-2. 2013
  4. ncbi Preparation for practice in family medicine: before and after duty hours
    Peter J Carek
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29406, USA
    Fam Med 44:539-44. 2012
  5. ncbi A thorough yet efficient exam identifies most problems in school athletes
    Peter J Carek
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29406, USA
    J Fam Pract 52:127-34. 2003
  6. ncbi Inpatient care in a community hospital: comparing length of stay and costs among teaching, hospitalist, and community services
    Peter J Carek
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29406, USA
    Fam Med 40:119-24. 2008
  7. ncbi Ranking departments of family medicine: the eye of the beholder?
    Peter J Carek
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29406, USA
    Fam Med 36:660-3. 2004
  8. ncbi A unique leg injury in a dancer
    Deborah Cudnowski
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, 29406, USA
    Phys Sportsmed 30:49-51. 2002
  9. ncbi A limited effect on performance indicators from resident-initiated chart audits and clinical guideline education
    Peter J Carek
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29406, USA
    Fam Med 41:249-54. 2009
  10. ncbi Does a research requirement affect match rates for family medicine residency programs?
    Peter J Carek
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29406, USA
    Fam Med 39:483-7. 2007

Detail Information

Publications47

  1. ncbi Recruitment behavior and program directors: how ethical are their perspectives about the match process?
    P J Carek
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, USA
    Fam Med 32:258-60. 2000
    ..This study examined family practice residency directors' perspectives on the 1999 National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) process and identified directors' expectations for students' recruitment behavior...
  2. ncbi Graduate medical education and primary care workforce: a CERA study
    Peter J Carek
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29406, USA
    Fam Med 44:712-5. 2012
    ..The objective of this study is to examine the opinions of family medicine residency directors (FMRD) regarding the potential impact of recent publicized recommendations on the primary care physician workforce in the United States...
  3. ncbi The length of training pilot: does anyone really know what time it takes?
    Peter J Carek
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Fam Med 45:171-2. 2013
    ..This special article is meant to provide a historical review of the issue as well as an overview of the project...
  4. ncbi Preparation for practice in family medicine: before and after duty hours
    Peter J Carek
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29406, USA
    Fam Med 44:539-44. 2012
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  5. ncbi A thorough yet efficient exam identifies most problems in school athletes
    Peter J Carek
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29406, USA
    J Fam Pract 52:127-34. 2003
    ..A routine screening need not include noninvasive cardiac testing or laboratory tests such as urinalysis, blood count, chemistry profile, lipid profile, ferritin level, or spirometry...
  6. ncbi Inpatient care in a community hospital: comparing length of stay and costs among teaching, hospitalist, and community services
    Peter J Carek
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29406, USA
    Fam Med 40:119-24. 2008
    ..This study's purpose was to examine the length of stay and cost of inpatient care by a family medicine teaching service in comparison with the hospitalists' and community physicians' services in the same community hospital...
  7. ncbi Ranking departments of family medicine: the eye of the beholder?
    Peter J Carek
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29406, USA
    Fam Med 36:660-3. 2004
    ..This study's purpose was to explore how closely this expert opinion-based process matches actual objective and quantifiable data about departmental performance...
  8. ncbi A unique leg injury in a dancer
    Deborah Cudnowski
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, 29406, USA
    Phys Sportsmed 30:49-51. 2002
    ..When she saw her physician, her sole activity was as a modern dancer; she danced several hours every day. She did not have a history of stress fracture, amenorrhea, or eating disorder...
  9. ncbi A limited effect on performance indicators from resident-initiated chart audits and clinical guideline education
    Peter J Carek
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29406, USA
    Fam Med 41:249-54. 2009
    ..The aim of this study is to examine, in a family medicine residency practice, the effect of incorporating education about clinical practice guidelines for specific medical conditions and services on specific quality of care indicators...
  10. ncbi Does a research requirement affect match rates for family medicine residency programs?
    Peter J Carek
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29406, USA
    Fam Med 39:483-7. 2007
    ..This study's purpose was to examine the relationship between family medicine residency programs with a research requirement and initial Match rates for those programs in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP)...
  11. ncbi Exercise for the treatment of depression and anxiety
    Peter J Carek
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29406, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 41:15-28. 2011
    ..While effective, exercise has not been shown to reduce anxiety to the level achieved by psychopharmaceuticals...
  12. ncbi Does community- or university-based residency sponsorship affect future practice profiles?
    Peter J Carek
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29406, USA
    Fam Med 34:592-7. 2002
    ..This study examined the practice profiles of South Carolina family practice residency graduates to determine whether there were significant differences based on program sponsorship...
  13. ncbi The preparticipation physical examination for athletics: a critical review of current recommendations
    P J Carek
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    J Med Liban 49:292-7. 2001
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  14. ncbi Diagnosis and management of osteomyelitis
    P J Carek
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29406, USA
    Am Fam Physician 63:2413-20. 2001
    ..Treatment generally involves evaluation, staging, determination of microbial etiology and susceptibilities, antimicrobial therapy and, if necessary, debridement, dead-space management and stabilization of bone...
  15. ncbi Teaching quality improvement in a primary care residency
    Vanessa A Diaz
    Department of Family Medicine, The Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 36:454-60. 2010
    ..In spite of the importance of teaching QI principles, limited literature exists on the implementation and evaluation of these in residency programs...
  16. doi Pharmacotherapy for the obese patient
    Lori M Dickerson
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 9228 Medical Plaza Drive, Charleston, SC 29406, USA
    Prim Care 36:407-15. 2009
    ..Unfortunately, weight gain after discontinuation of antiobesity agents is common. In addition, the effect of weight loss obtained through the use of pharmacotherapeutic agents on overall morbidity and mortality has not been established...
  17. doi The association of vitamin D deficiency and insufficiency with diabetic nephropathy: implications for health disparities
    Vanessa A Diaz
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 22:521-7. 2009
    ..To evaluate the association between vitamin D deficiency and insufficiency with diabetic nephropathy across racial/ethnic groups...
  18. ncbi Race and diet in the overweight: association with cardiovascular risk in a nationally representative sample
    Vanessa A Diaz
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA
    Nutrition 21:718-25. 2005
    ..Because dietary differences may account for much of the racial and ethnic disparities in cardiovascular risk status, we evaluate the effect of race on cardiovascular risk after adjustment for dietary factors...
  19. doi Post-traumatic stress disorder screening test performance in civilian primary care
    John R Freedy
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Fam Pract 27:615-24. 2010
    ..we determined the test performance characteristics of four brief post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) screening tests in a civilian primary care setting...
  20. ncbi The combined effect of transferrin saturation and low density lipoprotein on mortality
    Brian J Wells
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Fam Med 36:324-9. 2004
    ..This study examined whether adults with elevated iron, as measured by transferrin saturation (TS), and elevated LDL are at an increased risk for mortality...
  21. ncbi Prevention of recurrent ischemic stroke
    Lori M Dickerson
    Trident Medical Center Medical University of South Carolina Family Medicine Residency Program, Charleston, South Carolina 29406, USA
    Am Fam Physician 76:382-8. 2007
    ..Carotid endarterectomy is appropriate for select patients; carotid stenting was recently shown to be less effective and less safe than endarterectomy...
  22. pmc The mortality risk of elevated serum transferrin saturation and consumption of dietary iron
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:139-44. 2004
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  23. pmc Elevated serum transferrin saturation and mortality
    Arch G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:133-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between elevated serum transferrin saturation and mortality...
  24. ncbi Traumatic events and mental health in civilian primary care: implications for training and practice
    John R Freedy
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina 9228 Medical Plaza Drive, Charleston, SC 29406, USA
    Fam Med 42:185-92. 2010
    ..This study documents lifetime traumatic events and past month depression and PTSD in adult patients of a large family medicine residency practice...
  25. ncbi Practice profiles, procedures, and personal rewards according to the sex of the physician
    Peter J Carek
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    South Med J 96:767-71. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to explore physician and practice characteristics according to sex...
  26. ncbi Evaluation and treatment of women with hirsutism
    Melissa H Hunter
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, College of Medicine, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Am Fam Physician 67:2565-72. 2003
    ..Advances in laser hair removal methods and topical hair growth retardants offer new options. The use of insulin-sensitizing agents may be useful in women with polycystic ovary syndrome...
  27. ncbi Graduate survey of the South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium family practice residency programs
    P J Carek
    MUSC Dept of Family Medicine, 9298 Medical Plaza Dr, Charleston, SC 29406, USA
    J S C Med Assoc 97:250-3. 2001
    ..As the current health care system continues to be redesigned, this information will be essential for assessment and planning purposes...
  28. ncbi How well are practice management curricula preparing family medicine residents?
    Marcia L Taylor
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, SC 29406, USA
    Fam Med 38:275-9. 2006
    ..To assess the effectiveness of current practice management skills training in residency, we examined the confidence levels of family medicine residents and recent graduates in practice management skills...
  29. ncbi Promoting resident scholarship through a statewide symposium
    Adrienne Z Ables
    Spartanburg Family Medicine Residency Program, Spartanburg, SC, USA
    Fam Med 42:440-3. 2010
    ..The objectives of this paper are to describe the development, implementation, and evaluation of a state-wide resident scholarship symposium...
  30. ncbi Influence of residency training on procedures performed by South Carolina family medicine graduates
    William Tucker
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Fam Med 39:724-9. 2007
    ..Guidelines regarding procedure training in family medicine residencies are nonspecific. This study describes procedure practices of South Carolina family medicine residency graduates...
  31. ncbi SC AHEC family practice residency program graduates: where are they, who do they serve, and what services do they provide?
    Peter J Carek
    Department of Family Medicine, MUSC, 9298 Medical Plaza Drive, Charleston, SC 29406, USA
    J S C Med Assoc 101:100-3. 2005
    ..quot; The graduates of these programs are providing a variety of medical services to a diverse patient population in South Carolina and surrounding states...
  32. ncbi Competing impact of excess weight versus cardiorespiratory fitness on cardiovascular risk
    Vanessa A Diaz
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:1468-71. 2006
    ..In conclusion, patients who are "fat but fit" require weight-loss interventions to improve their cardiovascular risk profiles. Future interventions should emphasize weight control, even for those with high CRF...
  33. ncbi Current concepts in the pharmacological management of obesity
    P J Carek
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Drugs 57:883-904. 1999
    ..Therefore, diet and exercise should be the focus of any weight loss programme. There is a continued need for safe and effective pharmacotherapeutic agents for the treatment of obesity...
  34. ncbi Concerns regarding universal varicella immunization. Time will tell
    L L MacFarlane
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA
    Arch Fam Med 6:537-41. 1997
    ..As universal immunization is implemented, the cost-effectiveness of such a program will need to be evaluated. Physicians and parents must be educated about the risks and benefits of vaccination vs natural infection...
  35. ncbi Are new antihypertensive agents better than old antihypertensive agents in preventing cardiovascular complications?
    Lori M Dickerson
    Department of Family Medicine, Charleston, SC, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:9. 2002
  36. pmc Promoting scholarly activity in family medicine residency programs: what's the reward?
    Peter J Carek
    Association of Family Medicine Residency Programs
    Ann Fam Med 2:520-1. 2004
  37. pmc Scholarly activity and residency training: seeking strategic partnerships
    Peter J Carek
    Ann Fam Med 3:560-1. 2005
  38. pmc Title VII: revisiting an opportunity
    Elissa J Palmer
    Ann Fam Med 6:180-1. 2008
  39. pmc The state of resident research in family medicine: small but growing
    Peter J Carek
    Ann Fam Med 6:S2-4. 2008
  40. pmc Frontline: diabetes--supplementing education and quality improvement in family medicine residency training
    Peter J Carek
    Ann Fam Med 6:88-9. 2008
  41. pmc Scholarly activity in family medicine residency programs: the need for skilled and successful faculty members
    Peter J Carek
    Ann Fam Med 2:186. 2004
  42. pmc Integrating scholarly activity into residency training
    Peter J Carek
    Ann Fam Med 2:87-8. 2004
  43. pmc Being successful with family medicine residency research: lessons learned from others
    Peter J Carek
    Ann Fam Med 1:246-7. 2003
  44. pmc Improving anticoagulation therapy using point-of-care testing and a standardized protocol
    Curtis A Franke
    Baylor Family Medicine at Uptown, Health Texas Provider Network, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Ann Fam Med 6:S28-32. 2008
    ..Achieving the goal international normalized ratio (INR) with warfarin is challenging. The purpose of this quality improvement initiative was to increase the proportion of patients taking warfarin with an INR value within the goal range...
  45. ncbi Special olympics, special athletes, special needs?
    Peter J Carek
    J S C Med Assoc 98:183-6. 2002
    ..quot;No participation" should only apply to unstable medical conditions or situations that would place the athlete at risk for injury despite activity modification and close supervision...
  46. ncbi Physical examination for the Special Olympics
    Peter J Carek
    Am Fam Physician 65:1516, 1518. 2002
  47. ncbi In response residency program closures
    Peter J Carek
    Fam Med 36:158; author repy 158-9. 2004