Benjamin H Levi

Summary

Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Addressing parents' concerns about childhood immunizations: a tutorial for primary care providers
    Benjamin H Levi
    Department of Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine, 500 University Dr, Room C1743, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Pediatrics 120:18-26. 2007
  2. pmc What influences individuals to engage in advance care planning?
    Benjamin H Levi
    Department of Humanities, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 27:306-12. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Reasonable suspicion: a study of Pennsylvania pediatricians regarding child abuse
    Benjamin H Levi
    Department of Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine, 500 University Dr, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Pediatrics 116:e5-12. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Description of the immunization information database: a tool for investigating allegations made against childhood immunizations
    Benjamin H Levi
    Department of Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine, 500 University Drive, Room C1743, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Vaccine 23:2009-15. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Index of suspicion: feeling not believing
    Benjamin H Levi
    Depts of Humanities and Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Theor Med Bioeth 25:277-310. 2004
  6. pmc Too soon to give up: re-examining the value of advance directives
    Benjamin H Levi
    Penn State College of Medicine, Humanities and Pediatrics, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Am J Bioeth 10:3-22. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Child abuse experts disagree about the threshold for mandated reporting
    Benjamin H Levi
    Departments of Humanities and Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine, 500 University Drive, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 50:321-9. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Humanities in full retreat
    Benjamin H Levi
    Department of Humanities, H134, Penn State College of Medicine, 500 University Drive, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Teach Learn Med 15:252-6. 2003
  9. pmc Accuracy of a decision aid for advance care planning: simulated end-of-life decision making
    Benjamin H Levi
    Department of Humanities, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, USA
    J Clin Ethics 22:223-38. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Reasonable suspicion: a pilot study of pediatric residents
    Benjamin H Levi
    Department of Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine, 500 University Drive, Room C1743, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 30:345-56. 2006

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Addressing parents' concerns about childhood immunizations: a tutorial for primary care providers
    Benjamin H Levi
    Department of Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine, 500 University Dr, Room C1743, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Pediatrics 120:18-26. 2007
    ....
  2. pmc What influences individuals to engage in advance care planning?
    Benjamin H Levi
    Department of Humanities, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 27:306-12. 2010
    ..Advance care planning (ACP) is an underutilized process that involves thinking about what kind of life-prolonging medical care one would want should the need arise, identifying a spokesperson, and then communicating these wishes...
  3. ncbi request reprint Reasonable suspicion: a study of Pennsylvania pediatricians regarding child abuse
    Benjamin H Levi
    Department of Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine, 500 University Dr, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Pediatrics 116:e5-12. 2005
    ..The main outcome measures were physician responses on the 2 scales for interpreting reasonable suspicion...
  4. ncbi request reprint Description of the immunization information database: a tool for investigating allegations made against childhood immunizations
    Benjamin H Levi
    Department of Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine, 500 University Drive, Room C1743, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Vaccine 23:2009-15. 2005
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Index of suspicion: feeling not believing
    Benjamin H Levi
    Depts of Humanities and Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Theor Med Bioeth 25:277-310. 2004
    ..In this paper we outline the context of the problem, discuss the nature and scope of its conceptual underpinnings, and offer recommendations for moving towards a concrete, practical solution...
  6. pmc Too soon to give up: re-examining the value of advance directives
    Benjamin H Levi
    Penn State College of Medicine, Humanities and Pediatrics, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Am J Bioeth 10:3-22. 2010
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Child abuse experts disagree about the threshold for mandated reporting
    Benjamin H Levi
    Departments of Humanities and Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine, 500 University Drive, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 50:321-9. 2011
    ..Though reasonable suspicion serves as the standard threshold for when to report suspected child abuse, there is little guidance how to interpret the term...
  8. ncbi request reprint Humanities in full retreat
    Benjamin H Levi
    Department of Humanities, H134, Penn State College of Medicine, 500 University Drive, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Teach Learn Med 15:252-6. 2003
    ..Professionalism is a crucial component that sustains the status and practice of clinical medicine...
  9. pmc Accuracy of a decision aid for advance care planning: simulated end-of-life decision making
    Benjamin H Levi
    Department of Humanities, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, USA
    J Clin Ethics 22:223-38. 2011
    ..This pilot study sought to determine if an interactive, computer-based decision aid that generates an advance directive can help physicians accurately translate patients' wishes into treatment decisions...
  10. ncbi request reprint Reasonable suspicion: a pilot study of pediatric residents
    Benjamin H Levi
    Department of Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine, 500 University Drive, Room C1743, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 30:345-56. 2006
    ..To identify pediatric residents' understanding and interpretation of reasonable suspicion, in the context of mandated reporting of suspected child abuse...
  11. doi request reprint Informed decision making in advance care planning: concordance of patient self-reported diagnosis with physician diagnosis
    Jane R Schubart
    Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, The Pennsylvania State University, 500 University Drive, H151, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Support Care Cancer 21:637-41. 2013
    ....
  12. pmc Reliability of an interactive computer program for advance care planning
    Jane R Schubart
    Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, The Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    J Palliat Med 15:637-42. 2012
    ..83), but lower for Specific Wishes (Pearson's correlation coefficient=0.57). MYWK generates an AD where General Wishes and QoL (but not Specific Wishes) statements remain consistent over time...
  13. doi request reprint Advance care planning for patients with ALS: feasibility of an interactive computer program
    Carrie Hossler
    Department of Ob Gyn, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler 12:172-7. 2011
    ..This study demonstrates that individuals with ALS can successfully complete a computer based decision aid for advance care planning, and suggests that this intervention can help promote effective advance care planning...
  14. pmc Development of an interactive computer program for advance care planning
    Michael J Green
    Departments of Humanities and Medicine, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Health Expect 12:60-9. 2009
    ..To describe the development of an innovative, multi-media decision aid for advance care planning...
  15. ncbi request reprint The profit motive and spine surgery
    Bradley K Weiner
    Department of Spine Surgery and Orthopaedics, Penn State University, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033 0850, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:2588-91. 2004
    ..The profit motive and market medicine have had a significant impact on clinical practice and research in the field of spine surgery. An overview of current concerns is presented...
  16. pmc Teaching advance care planning to medical students with a computer-based decision aid
    Michael J Green
    Departments of Humanities and Internal Medicine, Penn State College of Medicine, C1743, 500 University Drive, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    J Cancer Educ 26:82-91. 2011
    ..01) and with several aspects of student performance. Use of a computer-based decision aid may be an effective way to teach medical students how to discuss advance care planning with cancer patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint The truth about lying
    Michael J Green
    Penn State College of Medicine, USA
    Am J Bioeth 4:63-4. 2004
  18. pmc The era of "e": the use of new technologies in advance care planning
    Michael J Green
    Department of Humanities, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Nurs Outlook 60:376-383.e2. 2012
    ..S. Finally the authors provide a critical assessment of the achievements, challenges, and future prospects for electronic advance care planning, or "e-planning."..
  19. ncbi request reprint Ethics pocket cards: an educational tool for busy clinicians
    Rebecca L Volpe
    Clinical Ethics Consultation Service, Penn State College of Medicine, Milton S Hersey Medical Center, Hershey, PA USA
    J Clin Ethics 25:148-51. 2014
    ..In doing so, we hope to explore how such portable, economical devices can advance the goals of ethics consultation as well as the educational aims of ethics committees. ..
  20. doi request reprint An interactive exercise in advance care planning for medical students
    Benjamin H Levi
    1 Departments of Humanities and Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania
    J Palliat Med 16:1523-7. 2013
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Jading in the pediatric intensive care unit: Implications for healthcare providers of medically complex children
    Benjamin H Levi
    Department of Pediatrics, Penn State Children s Hospital, Penn State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 5:275-7. 2004
    ..To discuss the phenomenon of jading within the context of the pediatric intensive care unit...
  22. ncbi request reprint Ethical conflicts between residents and attending physicians
    Benjamin H Levi
    Department of Humanities, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 41:659-67. 2002
    ..Constructive approaches for residents to engage in conflict resolution are offered...
  23. ncbi request reprint Withdrawing nutrition and hydration from children: legal, ethical, and professional issues
    Benjamin H Levi
    Department of Humanities, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 42:139-45. 2003
  24. pmc Disclosing medical errors to patients: attitudes and practices of physicians and trainees
    Lauris C Kaldjian
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, 1 106 MEB, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, 500 Newton Road, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:988-96. 2007
    ..Disclosing errors to patients is an important part of patient care, but the prevalence of disclosure, and factors affecting it, are poorly understood...
  25. doi request reprint Reporting medical errors to improve patient safety: a survey of physicians in teaching hospitals
    Lauris C Kaldjian
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:40-6. 2008
    ..Collecting data on medical errors is essential for improving patient safety, but factors affecting error reporting by physicians are poorly understood...