N A Christakis

Summary

Affiliation: University of Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Attitude and self-reported practice regarding prognostication in a national sample of internists
    N A Christakis
    Department of Medicine, Population Research Center, University of Chicago, Ill, USA
    Arch Intern Med 158:2389-95. 1998
  2. pmc Extent and determinants of error in doctors' prognoses in terminally ill patients: prospective cohort study
    N A Christakis
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    BMJ 320:469-72. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Prognostic disclosure to patients with cancer near the end of life
    E B Lamont
    University of Chicago Medical Center, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC 2007, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Ann Intern Med 134:1096-105. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint A methodology for identifying married couples in Medicare data: mortality, morbidity, and health care use among the married elderly
    T J Iwashyna
    Harris School of Public Policy Studies, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Demography 35:413-9. 1998
  5. pmc Extent and determinants of discrepancy between self-evaluations of weight status and clinical standards
    V W Chang
    Section of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:538-43. 2001

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. ncbi request reprint Attitude and self-reported practice regarding prognostication in a national sample of internists
    N A Christakis
    Department of Medicine, Population Research Center, University of Chicago, Ill, USA
    Arch Intern Med 158:2389-95. 1998
    ..Since prognostication appears increasingly important in clinical practice, especially in end-of-life care, we examined physicians' experiences and attitudes regarding it...
  2. pmc Extent and determinants of error in doctors' prognoses in terminally ill patients: prospective cohort study
    N A Christakis
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    BMJ 320:469-72. 2000
    ..To describe doctors' prognostic accuracy in terminally ill patients and to evaluate the determinants of that accuracy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prognostic disclosure to patients with cancer near the end of life
    E B Lamont
    University of Chicago Medical Center, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC 2007, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Ann Intern Med 134:1096-105. 2001
    ..This pattern may contribute to the observed disparities between physicians' and patients' estimates of survival...
  4. ncbi request reprint A methodology for identifying married couples in Medicare data: mortality, morbidity, and health care use among the married elderly
    T J Iwashyna
    Harris School of Public Policy Studies, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Demography 35:413-9. 1998
    ..We illustrate the method by demonstrating substantial differences in survival in a cohort of hospice patients as a function of not only the patient's own diagnosis and illness burden but also the patient's spouse's illness burden...
  5. pmc Extent and determinants of discrepancy between self-evaluations of weight status and clinical standards
    V W Chang
    Section of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:538-43. 2001
    ..To examine the extent and type of discordance between personal and medical classifications of weight status, and to examine the influence of sociodemographic factors on the misclassification of weight status...