Marian E Betz

Summary

Affiliation: University of Colorado Denver
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Perspectives on Tiered Older Driver Assessment in Primary Care Settings
    Marian E Betz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora Department of Epidemiology, Colorado School of Public Health, Aurora
    Gerontologist 56:272-81. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Change in emergency department providers' beliefs and practices after use of new protocols for suicidal patients
    Marian E Betz
    Dr Betz is with the Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora e mail Dr Arias and Dr Ivan Miller are with the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Butler Hospital and Brown University Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island Dr Matthew Miller and Ms Barber are with the Harvard Injury Control Research Center, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston Ms Espinola, Ms Sullivan, and Dr Camargo are with the Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston Dr Manton is with the Centers for Behavioral Health, Cape Cod Hospital, Hyannis, Massachusetts Dr Boudreaux is with the Departments of Emergency Medicine and Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester
    Psychiatr Serv 66:625-31. 2015
  3. pmc "I wish we could normalize driving health:" a qualitative study of clinician discussions with older drivers
    Marian E Betz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:1573-80. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Older adult opinions of "advance driving directives"
    Marian E Betz
    University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    J Prim Care Community Health 4:14-27. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Driving patterns of older adults: results from the Second Injury Control and Risk Survey
    Marian E Betz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Colorado, Aurora, Colorado 80045, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1931-5. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Suicidal behavior and firearm access: results from the second injury control and risk survey
    Marian E Betz
    University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 41:384-91. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Firearm restriction as suicide prevention: variation in belief and practice among providers in an urban emergency department
    Marian E Betz
    Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado 80045, USA
    Inj Prev 16:278-81. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Elevated suicide rates at high altitude: sociodemographic and health issues may be to blame
    Marian E Betz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 41:562-73. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Completed suicides in Colorado: differences between Hispanics and non-Hispanic Whites
    Marian E Betz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado 80045, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 41:445-52. 2011
  10. pmc Knowledge, attitudes, and practices of emergency department providers in the care of suicidal patients
    Marian E Betz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado
    Depress Anxiety 30:1005-12. 2013

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Perspectives on Tiered Older Driver Assessment in Primary Care Settings
    Marian E Betz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora Department of Epidemiology, Colorado School of Public Health, Aurora
    Gerontologist 56:272-81. 2016
    ..To inform program development, we sought to examine the perspectives of older drivers and clinicians on the concept of tiered assessment in primary care settings...
  2. doi request reprint Change in emergency department providers' beliefs and practices after use of new protocols for suicidal patients
    Marian E Betz
    Dr Betz is with the Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora e mail Dr Arias and Dr Ivan Miller are with the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Butler Hospital and Brown University Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island Dr Matthew Miller and Ms Barber are with the Harvard Injury Control Research Center, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston Ms Espinola, Ms Sullivan, and Dr Camargo are with the Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston Dr Manton is with the Centers for Behavioral Health, Cape Cod Hospital, Hyannis, Massachusetts Dr Boudreaux is with the Departments of Emergency Medicine and Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester
    Psychiatr Serv 66:625-31. 2015
    ....
  3. pmc "I wish we could normalize driving health:" a qualitative study of clinician discussions with older drivers
    Marian E Betz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:1573-80. 2013
    ..Advance Driving Directives" (ADDs) may facilitate conversations between health care providers and older drivers focused on prevention and advance planning for driving cessation...
  4. doi request reprint Older adult opinions of "advance driving directives"
    Marian E Betz
    University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    J Prim Care Community Health 4:14-27. 2013
    ..It is not known if older drivers support the concept of ADDs...
  5. doi request reprint Driving patterns of older adults: results from the Second Injury Control and Risk Survey
    Marian E Betz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Colorado, Aurora, Colorado 80045, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1931-5. 2010
    ..To describe older adults' driving patterns, including self-imposed driving restrictions and motor vehicle crashes (MVCs)...
  6. doi request reprint Suicidal behavior and firearm access: results from the second injury control and risk survey
    Marian E Betz
    University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 41:384-91. 2011
    ..The results suggest people with home firearms may not be more likely to be suicidal, but when suicidal they may be more likely to plan suicide by firearm...
  7. doi request reprint Firearm restriction as suicide prevention: variation in belief and practice among providers in an urban emergency department
    Marian E Betz
    Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado 80045, USA
    Inj Prev 16:278-81. 2010
    ..Psychiatrists were more likely than ED staff to report always asking. Further understanding these attitudes and behaviours could enhance suicide prevention activities in the ED...
  8. doi request reprint Elevated suicide rates at high altitude: sociodemographic and health issues may be to blame
    Marian E Betz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 41:562-73. 2011
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Completed suicides in Colorado: differences between Hispanics and non-Hispanic Whites
    Marian E Betz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado 80045, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 41:445-52. 2011
    ..68; 95% CI 1.55-4.65). To prevent suicides, stronger partnerships are needed among public health, medical, mental health, and criminal justice professionals...
  10. pmc Knowledge, attitudes, and practices of emergency department providers in the care of suicidal patients
    Marian E Betz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado
    Depress Anxiety 30:1005-12. 2013
    ..We sought to examine the knowledge, attitudes, and practices of emergency department (ED) providers concerning suicidal patient care and to identify characteristics associated with screening for suicidal ideation (SI)...
  11. pmc Lethal means restriction for suicide prevention: beliefs and behaviors of emergency department providers
    Marian E Betz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado
    Depress Anxiety 30:1013-20. 2013
    ....
  12. doi request reprint The Trail-making Test B and driver screening in the emergency department
    Marian E Betz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 10:415-20. 2009
    ..The Trail-Making Test B (TMT-B) is a neuropsychological test that may predict ability to drive. We sought to examine the driving patterns of older ED patients and the feasibility of screening patients in the ED using the TMT-B...
  13. pmc Public health education for emergency medicine residents
    Marian E Betz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:S242-50. 2011
    ..External funding for these efforts was critical to their success, given the time and financial restraints on residency programs. The optimal approach for public health education for EM residents has not been defined...
  14. doi request reprint System facilitators and barriers to discussing older driver safety in primary care settings
    Marian E Betz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado, USA
    Inj Prev 21:231-7. 2015
    ..Prior work suggests that routine questioning about driving might facilitate these difficult conversations...
  15. pmc Driving rehabilitation programs for older drivers in the United States
    Marian E Betz
    1Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, Colorado, USA
    Occup Ther Health Care 28:306-17. 2014
    ..Models for insurance reimbursement, and increased awareness of program benefits by healthcare providers and older drivers, are needed...
  16. doi request reprint Suicides in urban and rural counties in the United States, 2006-2008
    Veronica B Searles
    lt location gt University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA lt location gt
    Crisis 35:18-26. 2014
    ..Suicide rates are higher in rural areas. It has been hypothesized that inadequate access to care may play a role, but studies examining individual decedent characteristics are lacking...
  17. doi request reprint Older adult opinions about driving cessation: a role for advanced driving directives
    Marian E Betz
    School of Medicine, University of Colorado, Denver, USA
    J Prim Care Community Health 3:150-4. 2012
    ..To describe older adults' opinions about driving cessation and driver retesting...
  18. doi request reprint Death certificate inaccuracy and underreporting of injury in elderly people
    Marian E Betz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:2267-72. 2008
    ..To assess whether resident physicians (MDs) could complete a death certificate for elderly patients with injury-related fatalities and whether their abilities were related to training or other factors...