J W Ely

Summary

Affiliation: University of Iowa
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Diagnostic errors in primary care: lessons learned
    John W Ely
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242 1097, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 25:87-97. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Checklists to reduce diagnostic errors
    John W Ely
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Acad Med 86:307-13. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint The generalized rash: part II. Diagnostic approach
    John W Ely
    University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Dr, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Am Fam Physician 81:735-9. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint The generalized rash: part I. Differential diagnosis
    John W Ely
    University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Dr, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Am Fam Physician 81:726-34. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of ear pain
    John W Ely
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Am Fam Physician 77:621-8. 2008
  6. pmc Patient-care questions that physicians are unable to answer
    John W Ely
    Department of Family Medicine, 01291 D PFP, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:407-14. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Abnormal uterine bleeding: a management algorithm
    John W Ely
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 19:590-602. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Approach to leg edema of unclear etiology
    John W Ely
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 19:148-60. 2006
  9. pmc Answering physicians' clinical questions: obstacles and potential solutions
    John W Ely
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Drive, 01291 D PFP, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 12:217-24. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of physician characteristics on compliance with adult preventive care guidelines
    J W Ely
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    Fam Med 30:34-9. 1998

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Diagnostic errors in primary care: lessons learned
    John W Ely
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242 1097, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 25:87-97. 2012
    ..Little is known about the presenting complaints, initial (incorrect) diagnoses, and physicians' personal lessons learned related to diagnostic errors...
  2. doi request reprint Checklists to reduce diagnostic errors
    John W Ely
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Acad Med 86:307-13. 2011
    ..This kind of solution is demanded by the complexity of diagnostic reasoning, which often involves sense-making under conditions of great uncertainty and limited time...
  3. ncbi request reprint The generalized rash: part II. Diagnostic approach
    John W Ely
    University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Dr, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Am Fam Physician 81:735-9. 2010
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint The generalized rash: part I. Differential diagnosis
    John W Ely
    University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Dr, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Am Fam Physician 81:726-34. 2010
    ..This decision depends on the likelihood of a serious disorder and the patient's response to treatment...
  5. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of ear pain
    John W Ely
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Am Fam Physician 77:621-8. 2008
    ....
  6. pmc Patient-care questions that physicians are unable to answer
    John W Ely
    Department of Family Medicine, 01291 D PFP, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:407-14. 2007
    ..To describe the characteristics of unanswered clinical questions and propose interventions that could improve the chance of finding answers...
  7. ncbi request reprint Abnormal uterine bleeding: a management algorithm
    John W Ely
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 19:590-602. 2006
    ..The algorithm in this article is designed to help primary care physicians manage abnormal uterine bleeding using strategies that are consistent with the evidence as well as the actual practice of gynecologists...
  8. ncbi request reprint Approach to leg edema of unclear etiology
    John W Ely
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 19:148-60. 2006
    ....
  9. pmc Answering physicians' clinical questions: obstacles and potential solutions
    John W Ely
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Drive, 01291 D PFP, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 12:217-24. 2005
    ..To identify the most frequent obstacles preventing physicians from answering their patient-care questions and the most requested improvements to clinical information resources...
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of physician characteristics on compliance with adult preventive care guidelines
    J W Ely
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    Fam Med 30:34-9. 1998
    ..This study identified physician characteristics and attitudes related to self-reported compliance with adult prevention guidelines...
  11. pmc Obstacles to answering doctors' questions about patient care with evidence: qualitative study
    John W Ely
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    BMJ 324:710. 2002
    ..To describe the obstacles encountered when attempting to answer doctors' questions with evidence...
  12. pmc Analysis of questions asked by family doctors regarding patient care
    J W Ely
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Drive, 01291 D PFP, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    BMJ 319:358-61. 1999
    ..To characterise the information needs of family doctors by collecting the questions they asked about patient care during consultations and to classify these in ways that would be useful to developers of knowledge bases...
  13. ncbi request reprint Clinical diagnosis and the order of information
    G R Bergus
    Department of Family Medicine, The University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Med Decis Making 18:412-7. 1998
    ..Information order can influence judgment. However, it remains unclear whether the order of clinical data affects physicians' interpretations of these data when they are engaged in familiar diagnostic tasks...
  14. doi request reprint Answering clinical questions in the ED
    Mark A Graber
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 26:144-7. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to determine how many patient-related questions emergency medicine physicians have and how they answer them at the point of care...
  15. pmc What questions about patient care do physicians have during and after patient contact in the ED? The taxonomy of gaps in physician knowledge
    Mark A Graber
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Emerg Med J 24:703-6. 2007
    ..To categorise questions that emergency department physicians have during patient encounters...
  16. ncbi request reprint Factors contributing to maternal birth-related trauma
    Lance L Roberts
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Am J Med Qual 22:334-43. 2007
    ..Finally, our risk-adjustment methodology could be used in a similar manner to analyze other discharge datasets for opportunities to improve maternal outcomes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Home visit program for teaching elder abuse evaluations
    G J Jogerst
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    Fam Med 29:634-9. 1997
    ..A home visit program was designed to teach family practice residents how to evaluate patients for elder abuse and capacity (the ability to make one's own decisions)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Empirically identified goals for the management of unexplained symptoms
    Terri A Nordin
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, 52242 1097, USA
    Fam Med 38:476-82. 2006
    ..Effective management of patients with medically unexplained symptoms may be influenced by physicians' goals. This study's objective was to identify physicians' goals for managing primary care patients with unexplained symptoms...
  19. ncbi request reprint Russian family practice training program: a single step on a long journey
    G J Jogerst
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    Fam Med 30:372-7. 1998
    ..We describe an educational effort to help teach Russian physicians family practice skills...
  20. ncbi request reprint Impact of complications on outcomes following aortic and mitral valve replacements in the United States
    V Allareddy
    Department of Health Management and Policy, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa, E107 General Hospital, Iowa City, IA 52242 1008, USA
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 48:349-57. 2007
    ..The objectives of the study are to provide nationally representative estimates of complications following aortic and mitral valve replacements and to quantify the impact of different types of complications on in-hospital outcomes...
  21. ncbi request reprint Clinical inquiries. How accurate is the clinical diagnosis of pneumonia?
    Gary Kelsberg
    Valley Medical Center Family Practice Residency, Renton, Washington, USA
    J Fam Pract 52:63-4. 2003

Research Grants3

  1. Obstacles to Answering Physicians' Patient-Care Question
    John Ely; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Benefit: By identifying areas where knowledge resources fail to meet the needs of physicians, we will provide recommendations to help knowledge base developers better meet those needs. ..