K D Bertakis

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Predictors of patient referrals by primary care residents to specialty care clinics
    K D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento 95817, USA
    Fam Med 33:203-9. 2001
  2. pmc Patient-centered care: the influence of patient and resident physician gender and gender concordance in primary care
    Klea D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 21:326-33. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Obesity and the use of health care services
    Klea D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, 4860 Y Street, Suite 2300, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Obes Res 13:372-9. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint The impact of obesity on primary care visits
    Klea D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Obes Res 13:1615-23. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint The influence of obesity, alcohol abuse, and smoking on utilization of health care services
    Klea D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95817, USA
    Fam Med 38:427-34. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Patient gender and physician practice style
    Klea D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:859-68. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Determinants of physician discussion regarding tobacco and alcohol abuse
    Klea D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, California 95817, USA
    J Health Commun 12:513-25. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Patient-centered communication in primary care: physician and patient gender and gender concordance
    Klea D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine and Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:539-45. 2009
  9. doi request reprint The influence of gender on the doctor-patient interaction
    Klea D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California at Davis, CA, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 76:356-60. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Determinants and outcomes of patient-centered care
    Klea D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento 95817, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 85:46-52. 2011

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Predictors of patient referrals by primary care residents to specialty care clinics
    K D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento 95817, USA
    Fam Med 33:203-9. 2001
    ..Physician referral patterns significantly impact costs, quality of care, and access to the health system. This paper examines factors predictive of patient referrals to specialists by primary care residents...
  2. pmc Patient-centered care: the influence of patient and resident physician gender and gender concordance in primary care
    Klea D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 21:326-33. 2012
    ..Patient and physician gender, as well as gender concordance, may influence the provision of PCC...
  3. ncbi request reprint Obesity and the use of health care services
    Klea D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, 4860 Y Street, Suite 2300, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Obes Res 13:372-9. 2005
    ..This study investigated differences in the use of health care services and associated costs between obese and nonobese patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint The impact of obesity on primary care visits
    Klea D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Obes Res 13:1615-23. 2005
    ..To investigate the influence of patient obesity on primary care physician practice style...
  5. ncbi request reprint The influence of obesity, alcohol abuse, and smoking on utilization of health care services
    Klea D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95817, USA
    Fam Med 38:427-34. 2006
    ..Our objective was to examine the relative effects of obesity, alcohol abuse, and smoking on health care use and associated charges...
  6. ncbi request reprint Patient gender and physician practice style
    Klea D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:859-68. 2007
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  7. ncbi request reprint Determinants of physician discussion regarding tobacco and alcohol abuse
    Klea D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, California 95817, USA
    J Health Commun 12:513-25. 2007
    ..0009) and smoking (p < .0001), more often with patients who smoked. Physicians appear more apt to discuss these behavioral risk factors with healthier, younger, male patients who abuse tobacco and alcohol...
  8. doi request reprint Patient-centered communication in primary care: physician and patient gender and gender concordance
    Klea D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine and Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:539-45. 2009
    ..Our objective was to investigate the influence of patient and physician gender, as well as gender concordance between patient and physician, on the patient centeredness of primary care visits...
  9. doi request reprint The influence of gender on the doctor-patient interaction
    Klea D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California at Davis, CA, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 76:356-60. 2009
    ..This paper discusses the research focused on gender issues in healthcare communication...
  10. doi request reprint Determinants and outcomes of patient-centered care
    Klea D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento 95817, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 85:46-52. 2011
    ..This paper defines an interactional analysis instrument to characterize patient-centered care and identify associated variables...
  11. doi request reprint Patient gender differences in the prediction of medical expenditures
    Klea D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine and Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:1925-32. 2010
    ..We also sought to uncover gender-specific differences in the predictive value of the models...
  12. doi request reprint Patient-centered care is associated with decreased health care utilization
    Klea D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 24:229-39. 2011
    ..This article uses an interactional analysis instrument to characterize patient-centered care in the primary care setting and to examine its relationship with health care utilization...
  13. pmc Patient pain in primary care: factors that influence physician diagnosis
    Klea D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis 4860 Y St, Suite 2300, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:224-30. 2004
    ..The accurate recognition of patient pain is a crucial, but sometimes difficult, task in medical care. This study explored factors related to the physician's diagnosis of pain in primary care patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint The impact of physician practice style on medical charges
    K D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento 95817, USA
    J Fam Pract 48:31-6. 1999
    ..There are differences in styles of care among primary care physicians. The purpose of our study was to determine whether differences in physician practice styles and patient health status generate different medical charges...
  15. ncbi request reprint Physician practice style patterns with established patients: determinants and differences between family practice and general internal medicine residents
    K D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, USA
    Fam Med 31:187-94. 1999
    ..This paper examines the practice style patterns of family practice and internal medicine residents for established patient visits...
  16. ncbi request reprint Differences between family physicians' and general internists' medical charges
    K D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento 95817, USA
    Med Care 37:78-82. 1999
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the utilization of health care services
    K D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento 95817, USA
    J Fam Pract 49:147-52. 2000
    ..Studies have shown that women use more health care services than men. We used important independent variables, such as patient sociodemographics and health status, to investigate gender differences in the use and costs of these services...
  18. ncbi request reprint Patient pain: its influence on primary care physician-patient interaction
    Klea D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Califomia, Davis, Sacramento 95817, USA
    Fam Med 35:119-23. 2003
    ..In this study, we explored how patient pain might influence the physician-patient interaction during medical visits...
  19. ncbi request reprint The influence of depression on physician-patient interaction in primary care
    E J Callahan
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, University of California at Davis, USA
    Fam Med 28:346-51. 1996
    ..Depression is common but not well diagnosed in primary care medicine. This study examines the influence of depression and its recognition on the physician-patient encounter...
  20. ncbi request reprint Patient gender differences in the diagnosis of depression in primary care
    K D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Womens Health Gend Based Med 10:689-98. 2001
    ..Clinic use and BDI scores were found to be important correlates of the diagnosis of depression. There was some evidence of possible gender bias in the diagnosis of depression...
  21. pmc Comparison of primary care resident physicians' practice styles during initial and return patient visits
    K D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis 95817, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 14:495-8. 1999
    ..These physicians' practice style differences between initial and return patient visits suggest that physician-patient familiarity affects what happens during the medical interview...
  22. ncbi request reprint Assessing resident's knowledge and communication skills using four different evaluation tools
    Jim Nuovo
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Med Educ 40:630-6. 2006
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  23. ncbi request reprint Clinical faculty tracks and academic success at the University of California Medical Schools
    Lydia Pleotis Howell
    Department of Pathology, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, USA
    Acad Med 79:250-7. 2004
    ..To describe the five faculty series for medical school faculty in the University of California (UC) system, their criteria for advancement, associated challenges, and the different ways they are used by each school...
  24. ncbi request reprint Physician-elder interaction in community family practice
    Edward J Callahan
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, University of California, Davis, CA 95817, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 17:19-25. 2004
    ....
  25. pmc On being new to an insurance plan: health care use associated with the first years in a health insurance plan
    Peter Franks
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care and Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, Calif 95817, USA
    Ann Fam Med 1:156-61. 2003
    ..We wanted to compare health care utilization and costs in the first year of being in a health insurance plan with those of subsequent years...
  26. ncbi request reprint Effects of physician gender on patient satisfaction
    Klea D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, University of California, Davis, USA
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 58:69-75. 2003
    ....
  27. doi request reprint A qualitative study of the barriers to chronic pain management in the ED
    Barth L Wilsey
    VA Northern California Health Care System, Sacramento, CA 95655, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 26:255-63. 2008
    ..This qualitative study sought to identify perceived barriers to diagnosing and treating patients with chronic pain in the emergency department (ED)...
  28. doi request reprint Chronic pain management in the emergency department: a survey of attitudes and beliefs
    Barth L Wilsey
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine and VA Northern California Health Care System, University of California, Davis, California, USA
    Pain Med 9:1073-80. 2008
    ..This study tried to determine if beliefs held by patients and providers about noncancer-related chronic pain affect evaluation and management of pain in ED...
  29. ncbi request reprint Physician gender, patient gender, and primary care
    Peter Franks
    Department of Family and Community Medicine and Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:73-80. 2003
    ..We sought to examine the role of physician and patient gender across the spectrum of primary care in a nationally representative sample, large enough to examine the role of gender concordance and adjust for confounding variables...
  30. ncbi request reprint Association of higher costs with symptoms and diagnosis of depression
    Edward J Callahan
    Center for Health Service Research in Primary Care and Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California at Davis, 4860 Y Street, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:540-4. 2002
    ..We examined the relationships among depressive symptoms, physician diagnosis of depression, and charges for care...
  31. ncbi request reprint Association between obesity and patient satisfaction
    Ronald L Fong
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, 4680 Y Street, Suite 2300, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1402-11. 2006
    ..To examine the relationship between BMI and patient satisfaction with health care providers using a nationally representative survey...
  32. ncbi request reprint Does time use in outpatient residency training reflect community practice?
    Edward J Callahan
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento 95817, USA
    Fam Med 35:423-7. 2003
    ..Therefore, this paper compares time use during outpatient visits to family practice residents and experienced family physicians...
  33. doi request reprint Attributes affecting the medical school primary care experience
    Anthony Jerant
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, California, USA
    Acad Med 85:605-13. 2010
    ..The authors sought to identify such attributes and weight their importance...