Karen E Lutfey

Summary

Affiliation: New England Research Institutes
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Patient and provider assessments of adherence and the sources of disparities: evidence from diabetes care
    Karen E Lutfey
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1803-17. 2005
  2. pmc Influences of organizational features of healthcare settings on clinical decision making: qualitative results from a cross-national factorial experiment
    Karen E Lutfey
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Health (London) 16:40-56. 2012
  3. pmc How are patient characteristics relevant for physicians' clinical decision making in diabetes? An analysis of qualitative results from a cross-national factorial experiment
    Karen E Lutfey
    New England Research Institutes, Institute for Community Health Studies, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, United States
    Soc Sci Med 67:1391-9. 2008
  4. pmc Diagnostic certainty as a source of medical practice variation in coronary heart disease: results from a cross-national experiment of clinical decision making
    Karen E Lutfey
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    Med Decis Making 29:606-18. 2009
  5. pmc Physician cognitive processing as a source of diagnostic and treatment disparities in coronary heart disease: results of a factorial priming experiment
    Karen E Lutfey
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 51:16-29. 2010
  6. pmc Is certainty more important than diagnosis for understanding race and gender disparities?: an experiment using coronary heart disease and depression case vignettes
    Karen E Lutfey
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Health Policy 89:279-87. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of sexual activity and function in women: results from the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey
    Karen E Lutfey
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 38:514-27. 2009
  8. pmc An examination of the association of abuse (physical, sexual, or emotional) and female sexual dysfunction: results from the Boston Area Community Health Survey
    Karen E Lutfey
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    Fertil Steril 90:957-64. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Ambiguities of chronic illness management and challenges to the medical error paradigm
    Karen E Lutfey
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 64:314-25. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint What happens along the diagnostic pathway to CHD treatment? Qualitative results concerning cognitive processes
    Karen E Lutfey
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02145, United States
    Sociol Health Illn 31:1077-92. 2009

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Patient and provider assessments of adherence and the sources of disparities: evidence from diabetes care
    Karen E Lutfey
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1803-17. 2005
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  2. pmc Influences of organizational features of healthcare settings on clinical decision making: qualitative results from a cross-national factorial experiment
    Karen E Lutfey
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Health (London) 16:40-56. 2012
    ..Implications, including possible challenges to the implementation of universal care in the USA, are discussed...
  3. pmc How are patient characteristics relevant for physicians' clinical decision making in diabetes? An analysis of qualitative results from a cross-national factorial experiment
    Karen E Lutfey
    New England Research Institutes, Institute for Community Health Studies, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, United States
    Soc Sci Med 67:1391-9. 2008
    ....
  4. pmc Diagnostic certainty as a source of medical practice variation in coronary heart disease: results from a cross-national experiment of clinical decision making
    Karen E Lutfey
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    Med Decis Making 29:606-18. 2009
    ..0100) and race (P < 0.0021). Certainty was positively correlated with several clinical actions, including test ordering, prescriptions, referrals to specialists, and time to follow-up...
  5. pmc Physician cognitive processing as a source of diagnostic and treatment disparities in coronary heart disease: results of a factorial priming experiment
    Karen E Lutfey
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 51:16-29. 2010
    ..This finding suggests that physician appeals to perceived base rates have the potential to contribute to the further reification of socially constructed health statistics...
  6. pmc Is certainty more important than diagnosis for understanding race and gender disparities?: an experiment using coronary heart disease and depression case vignettes
    Karen E Lutfey
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Health Policy 89:279-87. 2009
    ..To (1) examine the influence of patient and provider attributes on physicians' diagnostic certainty and (2) assess the effect of diagnostic certainty on clinical therapeutic actions...
  7. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of sexual activity and function in women: results from the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey
    Karen E Lutfey
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 38:514-27. 2009
    ..In terms of psychosocial factors, depression, sexual and physical abuse in adulthood, global mental health functioning, and alcohol were associated with sexual problems, with variation across racial/ethnic groups...
  8. pmc An examination of the association of abuse (physical, sexual, or emotional) and female sexual dysfunction: results from the Boston Area Community Health Survey
    Karen E Lutfey
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    Fertil Steril 90:957-64. 2008
    ..To examine associations between abuse (physical, sexual, and emotional) in childhood and adolescence/adulthood and sexual activity and dysfunction in women...
  9. ncbi request reprint Ambiguities of chronic illness management and challenges to the medical error paradigm
    Karen E Lutfey
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 64:314-25. 2007
    ..Considered together, these mismatches imply diminishing returns for health policy efforts focused on reducing medical error as part of a larger QA agenda...
  10. ncbi request reprint What happens along the diagnostic pathway to CHD treatment? Qualitative results concerning cognitive processes
    Karen E Lutfey
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02145, United States
    Sociol Health Illn 31:1077-92. 2009
    ..This work resonates with social constructivist concerns regarding the ways disease categories are established and maintained, and potential sources of bias in official rates detected...
  11. pmc Gendered uncertainty and variation in physicians' decisions for coronary heart disease: the double-edged sword of "atypical symptoms"
    Lisa C Welch
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 53:313-28. 2012
    ..Findings are discussed in relation to social-psychological processes that underlie clinical decision making and the social framing of medical knowledge...
  12. pmc Prevalence and overlap of childhood and adult physical, sexual, and emotional abuse: a descriptive analysis of results from the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) survey
    Gretchen R Chiu
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Violence Vict 28:381-402. 2013
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  13. ncbi request reprint Using focus groups to improve the validity of cross-national survey research: a study of physician decision making
    Karen E Lutfey
    New England Research Institutes, MA, USA
    Qual Health Res 17:971-81. 2007
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  14. pmc Do physicians attend to base rates? Prevalence data and statistical discrimination in the diagnosis of coronary heart disease
    Nancy N Maserejian
    New England Research Institutes Inc, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02453, USA
    Health Serv Res 44:1933-49. 2009
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  15. pmc Is abuse causally related to urologic symptoms? Results from the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey
    Carol L Link
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Eur Urol 52:397-406. 2007
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