Robert Maccabee Centor

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint It's 5 pm Friday; the caller thinks he has strep--do you write that script?
    Robert M Centor
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Fam Pract 56:922-4. 2007
  2. pmc Severe acute pharyngitis caused by group C streptococcus
    Mobin Shah
    Department of Family Practice, University of Alabama, Huntsville Regional Medical Campus, Huntsville, AL, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:272-4. 2007
  3. pmc Optimal management of adults with pharyngitis--a multi-criteria decision analysis
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 6:14. 2006
  4. pmc Does interhospital transfer improve outcome of acute myocardial infarction? A propensity score analysis from the Cardiovascular Cooperative Project
    John M Westfall
    University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus, Denver, Colorado, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 8:22. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Fusobacterium necrophorum bacteremic tonsillitis: 2 Cases and a review of the literature
    Robert M Centor
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Huntsville, 35801, USA
    Anaerobe 16:626-8. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Expand the pharyngitis paradigm for adolescents and young adults
    Robert M Centor
    Huntsville Regional Medical Campus, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 301 Governors Drive, Huntsville, AL 35801, USA
    Ann Intern Med 151:812-5. 2009
  7. doi request reprint A hospitalist inpatient system does not improve patient care outcomes
    Robert M Centor
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Alabama, FOT 720, 1530 Third Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1257-8; discussion 1259-60. 2008
  8. pmc Seek first to understand
    Robert M Centor
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Philos Ethics Humanit Med 2:29. 2007
  9. pmc Pharyngitis management: defining the controversy
    Robert Maccabee Centor
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 3407, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:127-30. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Academic general internal medicine: past, present, future
    Robert M Centor
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Am J Med 119:172-5. 2006

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint It's 5 pm Friday; the caller thinks he has strep--do you write that script?
    Robert M Centor
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Fam Pract 56:922-4. 2007
  2. pmc Severe acute pharyngitis caused by group C streptococcus
    Mobin Shah
    Department of Family Practice, University of Alabama, Huntsville Regional Medical Campus, Huntsville, AL, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:272-4. 2007
    ..Adult group C beta-hemolytic streptococcal pharyngitis has a prevalence of approximately 5%. It can present with a broad spectrum of severity...
  3. pmc Optimal management of adults with pharyngitis--a multi-criteria decision analysis
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 6:14. 2006
    ..To help resolve this issue, we conducted a multi-criteria decision analysis using the Analytic Hierarchy Process...
  4. pmc Does interhospital transfer improve outcome of acute myocardial infarction? A propensity score analysis from the Cardiovascular Cooperative Project
    John M Westfall
    University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus, Denver, Colorado, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 8:22. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare processes and outcomes of AMI care among patients undergoing interhospital transfer with special attention to the impact on mortality in rural hospitals...
  5. doi request reprint Fusobacterium necrophorum bacteremic tonsillitis: 2 Cases and a review of the literature
    Robert M Centor
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Huntsville, 35801, USA
    Anaerobe 16:626-8. 2010
    ..necrophorum. Recognition of such patients might prevent Lemierre syndrome...
  6. doi request reprint Expand the pharyngitis paradigm for adolescents and young adults
    Robert M Centor
    Huntsville Regional Medical Campus, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 301 Governors Drive, Huntsville, AL 35801, USA
    Ann Intern Med 151:812-5. 2009
    ..Adolescent and young adult pharyngitis is more complicated than previously considered...
  7. doi request reprint A hospitalist inpatient system does not improve patient care outcomes
    Robert M Centor
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Alabama, FOT 720, 1530 Third Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1257-8; discussion 1259-60. 2008
  8. pmc Seek first to understand
    Robert M Centor
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Philos Ethics Humanit Med 2:29. 2007
    ..Good care requires hearing what the patient has to say, as the doctor cannot set proper goals for a visit without knowing the patient's agenda. Listening to the patient is the key both to good patient care and to caring for the patient...
  9. pmc Pharyngitis management: defining the controversy
    Robert Maccabee Centor
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 3407, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:127-30. 2007
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  10. ncbi request reprint Academic general internal medicine: past, present, future
    Robert M Centor
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Am J Med 119:172-5. 2006
  11. ncbi request reprint Characterization of long-term outcomes after Toupet fundoplication: symptoms, medication use, and health status
    Joshua C Klapow
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 330 Ryals Public Health Building, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 34:509-15. 2002
    ..Further clinical, physiologic, and patient-based outcome measures have not been well characterized for this method. The current study conducts a long-term, comprehensive outcome evaluation in patients receiving Toupet fundoplication...
  12. ncbi request reprint Atypical presentations among Medicare beneficiaries with unstable angina pectoris
    John G Canto
    The Chest Pain Center, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Am J Cardiol 90:248-53. 2002
    ..National educational initiatives may need to redefine the classic presentation of UAP to include atypical presentations to ensure appropriate quality of care...
  13. ncbi request reprint Delay in time to receipt of thrombolytic medication among Medicare patients with kidney disease
    Britt B Newsome
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:595-602. 2005
    ..Our goal is to identify potential differences in thrombolytic medication delays and thrombolytic-associated bleeding events by severity of kidney disease...
  14. ncbi request reprint Burden of comorbid medical conditions and quality of diabetes care
    Jewell H Halanych
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:2999-3004. 2007
    ..We sought to examine the relationship between comorbidity and commonly assessed services for diabetic patients in a managed care organization...
  15. ncbi request reprint A propensity score analysis of the impact of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors on long-term survival of older adults with heart failure and perceived contraindications
    Ali Ahmed
    Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Ala 35294 2041, USA
    Am Heart J 149:737-43. 2005
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  16. ncbi request reprint Nurse staffing and mortality for Medicare patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Sharina D Person
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Center for Outcomes and Effectiveness Research and Education, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Med Care 42:4-12. 2004
    ..Recent hospital reductions in registered nurses (RNs) for hospital care raise concerns about patient outcomes...
  17. pmc A pilot study using nominal group technique to assess residents' perceptions of successful attending rounds
    Analia Castiglioni
    Division of General Internal Medicine, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1060-5. 2008
    ..Ward attending rounds are fundamental for internal medicine residency training. An improved understanding of interns' and residents' perceptions of attending rounds should inform training programs and attending physicians...
  18. ncbi request reprint Diffusion of troponin testing in unstable angina patients: adoption prior to guideline release
    Robert M Centor
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, FOT 720, Birmingham, AL 35294 3407, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:1236-43. 2003
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  19. ncbi request reprint Re-examination of the cost-effectiveness of surgical versus medical therapy in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease: the value of long-term data collection
    Miguel R Arguedas
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:1023-8. 2004
    ..We have incorporated these new data into a revised Markov model to examine the cost-effectiveness of surgical versus medical therapy in patients with severe reflux esophagitis...
  20. ncbi request reprint Does residency training improve performance of physical examination skills?
    Lisa L Willett
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Huntsville Regional Medical Campus, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0012, USA
    Am J Med Sci 333:74-7. 2007
    ..Few studies use objective structured clinical examinations (OSCEs) to measure physical examination skills of internal medicine residents. Little is known about performance by year of residency training...
  21. pmc Scholarship opportunities for trainees and clinician educators: learning outcomes from a case report writing workshop
    Arun R Mahankali Sridhar
    School of Public Health, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:398-401. 2009
    ..Publishing a case report demonstrates scholarly productivity for trainees and clinician-educators...
  22. pmc Principles to consider in defining new directions in internal medicine training and certification
    Barbara J Turner
    Society of General Internal Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:276-8. 2006
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Research Grants1

  1. Measuring Quality - The Impact of Patient Complexity
    Robert Centor; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Finally, we hope to present an economical research agenda to the research community and AHRQ at the national meeting. ..