Danielle M McCarthy

Summary

Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Fatal spontaneous rectus sheath hematoma in a patient with cirrhosis
    Danielle M McCarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Emerg Trauma Shock 3:300. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Language use in the informed consent discussion for emergency procedures
    Danielle M McCarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Teach Learn Med 24:315-20. 2012
  3. pmc What did the doctor say? Health literacy and recall of medical instructions
    Danielle M McCarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Med Care 50:277-82. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Hospitalization for caffeine abuse is associated with abuse of other pharmaceutical products
    Danielle M McCarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 26:799-802. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Patient understanding of emergency department discharge instructions: where are knowledge deficits greatest?
    Kirsten G Engel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:E1035-44. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Emergency department team communication with the patient: the patient's perspective
    Danielle M McCarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Emerg Med 45:262-70. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Understanding patient-provider conversations: what are we talking about?
    Danielle M McCarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 20:441-8. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Patient recall of health care provider counseling for opioid-acetaminophen prescriptions
    Danielle M McCarthy
    Health Literacy and Learning Program, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA Department of Emergency Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA
    Pain Med 15:1750-6. 2014
  9. pmc What patients think doctors know: beliefs about provider knowledge as barriers to safe medication use
    Marina Serper
    Health Literacy and Learning Program, Division of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, USA Northwestern University Transplant Outcomes Research Collaborative NUTORC, Comprehensive Transplant Center CTC, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, USA Electronic address
    Patient Educ Couns 93:306-11. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Talk-time in the emergency department: duration of patient-provider conversations during an emergency department visit
    Danielle M McCarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois
    J Emerg Med 47:513-9. 2014

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. pmc Fatal spontaneous rectus sheath hematoma in a patient with cirrhosis
    Danielle M McCarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Emerg Trauma Shock 3:300. 2010
    ..This well-described entity is typically self-limited. In rare cases, the condition may be fatal. We report a case of a patient with cirrhosis who died of progressive RSH and its subsequent complications...
  2. doi request reprint Language use in the informed consent discussion for emergency procedures
    Danielle M McCarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Teach Learn Med 24:315-20. 2012
    ..Few studies have examined spoken communication in a way that is comparable to analyses of written communication...
  3. pmc What did the doctor say? Health literacy and recall of medical instructions
    Danielle M McCarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Med Care 50:277-82. 2012
    ..We sought to investigate patients' ability to recall spoken medical instructions in the context of a hypothetical clinical encounter, and whether limited health literacy would adversely affect performance on the task...
  4. doi request reprint Hospitalization for caffeine abuse is associated with abuse of other pharmaceutical products
    Danielle M McCarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 26:799-802. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the characteristics and outcomes of patients seeking treatment for abuse of supplemental caffeine...
  5. doi request reprint Patient understanding of emergency department discharge instructions: where are knowledge deficits greatest?
    Kirsten G Engel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:E1035-44. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to further characterize these deficits and identify gaps in knowledge that may place the patient at risk for complications or poor outcomes...
  6. doi request reprint Emergency department team communication with the patient: the patient's perspective
    Danielle M McCarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Emerg Med 45:262-70. 2013
    ..Effective communication is important for the delivery of quality care. The Emergency Department (ED) environment poses significant challenges to effective communication...
  7. doi request reprint Understanding patient-provider conversations: what are we talking about?
    Danielle M McCarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 20:441-8. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to analyze complete audio recordings of ED visits to characterize these conversations and to determine the proportion of the conversation spent on different functional categories of communication...
  8. doi request reprint Patient recall of health care provider counseling for opioid-acetaminophen prescriptions
    Danielle M McCarthy
    Health Literacy and Learning Program, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA Department of Emergency Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA
    Pain Med 15:1750-6. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the frequency and nature of physician, nurse, and pharmacist verbal counseling at the time of a new prescription for an opioid-acetaminophen containing medication as recalled by patients...
  9. pmc What patients think doctors know: beliefs about provider knowledge as barriers to safe medication use
    Marina Serper
    Health Literacy and Learning Program, Division of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, USA Northwestern University Transplant Outcomes Research Collaborative NUTORC, Comprehensive Transplant Center CTC, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, USA Electronic address
    Patient Educ Couns 93:306-11. 2013
    ..We examined patient beliefs about provider awareness of medication use, patient-reported prevalence and nature of provider counseling about medications, and the impact of health literacy on these outcomes...
  10. doi request reprint Talk-time in the emergency department: duration of patient-provider conversations during an emergency department visit
    Danielle M McCarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois
    J Emerg Med 47:513-9. 2014
    ..Less is known about how much interaction a patient has with clinicians after being placed in a room, or what proportion of their in-room visit is also spent waiting...
  11. doi request reprint Improving patient knowledge and safe use of opioids: a randomized controlled trial
    Danielle M McCarthy
    The Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
    Acad Emerg Med 22:331-9. 2015
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of a dual-modality (written and spoken) literacy-appropriate educational strategy on patients' knowledge of and safe use of opioid analgesics...
  12. pmc Literacy and race as risk factors for low rates of advance directives in older adults
    Katherine R Waite
    Health Literacy and Learning Program, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:403-6. 2013
    ..To examine the effect of the relationship between literacy and other individual-level factors on having an advance directive (AD)...
  13. doi request reprint Communication about opioid versus nonopioid analgesics in the emergency department
    Danielle M McCarthy
    Professor and Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois
    J Opioid Manag 11:229-36. 2015
    ..The Medication Communication Index (MCI) was used to compare counseling about opioids to nonopioid analgesics in the Emergency Department (ED) setting...
  14. pmc A drug by any other name: patients' ability to identify medication regimens and its association with adherence and health outcomes
    Jennifer L Lenahan
    a Health Literacy and Learning Program, Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Health Commun 18:31-9. 2013
    ..The ability to identify prescribed medicines by name may be helpful for screening and responding to patients at greater risk of making medication errors or being less engaged with their regimen for adherence purposes. ..
  15. pmc Take-Wait-Stop: a patient-centered strategy for writing PRN medication instructions
    Danielle M McCarthy
    a Department of Emergency Medicine, and the Health Literacy and Learning Program, Division of General Internal Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Health Commun 18:40-8. 2013
    ..05, 7.70], p=.03). The Take-Wait-Stop label was beneficial in preventing participants from exceeding the maximum dose in 24 hours, although it did not significantly reduce other dosing errors...
  16. doi request reprint Self-reported use of communication techniques in the emergency department
    Danielle M McCarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Emerg Med 43:e355-61. 2012
    ..Communication is considered a core competency for physicians. However, the Emergency Department setting poses significant and unique communication challenges...
  17. pmc Emergency Department Discharge Instructions: Lessons Learned through Developing New Patient Education Materials
    Danielle M McCarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 211 E Ontario St, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Emerg Med Int 2012:306859. 2012
    ..However, while the tools were necessary, they were not sufficient. This paper describes the insights gained and lessons learned in this document creation process...
  18. doi request reprint Examining emergency department communication through a staff-based participatory research method: identifying barriers and solutions to meaningful change
    Kenzie A Cameron
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 56:614-22. 2010
    ..We test an initiative with the staff-based participatory research (SBPR) method to elicit communication barriers and engage staff in identifying strategies to improve communication within our emergency department (ED)...
  19. doi request reprint Testing of the Patients' Insights and Views of Teamwork (PIVOT) Survey: a validity study
    Beverly W Henry
    Center for Simulation Technology and Immersive Learning, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA College of Health and Human Sciences, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, USA Electronic address
    Patient Educ Couns 96:346-51. 2014
    ..To explore patient observations of teamwork-related behaviors such as inter-team communication through a newly designed survey...