R L Ferrer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas Health Science Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Advanced primary care in San Antonio: linking practice and community strategies to improve health
    Robert L Ferrer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 26:288-98. 2013
  2. pmc Capability and clinical success
    Robert L Ferrer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 78229 3900, USA
    Ann Fam Med 8:454-60. 2010
  3. pmc A medical assistant-based program to promote healthy behaviors in primary care
    Robert L Ferrer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Ann Fam Med 7:504-12. 2009
  4. pmc Pursuing equity: contact with primary care and specialist clinicians by demographics, insurance, and health status
    Robert L Ferrer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Tex, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:492-502. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Graphical methods for detecting bias in meta-analysis
    R L Ferrer
    Department of Family Practice, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, USA
    Fam Med 30:579-83. 1998
  6. ncbi request reprint The essential role of generalists in health care systems
    Robert L Ferrer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:691-9. 2005
  7. pmc The family contribution to health status: a population-level estimate
    Robert L Ferrer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 78229 3900, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:102-8. 2005
  8. pmc Variations in health status within and between socioeconomic strata
    R L Ferrer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:381-7. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Predictors of short-term and long-term scholarly activity by academic faculty: a departmental case study
    Robert L Ferrer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 78229 3900, USA
    Fam Med 34:455-61. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Lymphadenopathy: differential diagnosis and evaluation
    R Ferrer
    Department of Family Practice, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio 78284 7795, USA
    Am Fam Physician 58:1313-20. 1998

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Advanced primary care in San Antonio: linking practice and community strategies to improve health
    Robert L Ferrer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 26:288-98. 2013
    ..Promotores also assess patients' progress along the trajectory of their selected functional goals...
  2. pmc Capability and clinical success
    Robert L Ferrer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 78229 3900, USA
    Ann Fam Med 8:454-60. 2010
    ..Using examples relevant to chronic disease and behavior change, we discuss the clinical application of the capability framework...
  3. pmc A medical assistant-based program to promote healthy behaviors in primary care
    Robert L Ferrer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Ann Fam Med 7:504-12. 2009
    ..We studied the effectiveness of a medical assistant-based program to identify and refer patients with risk behaviors to appropriate interventions...
  4. pmc Pursuing equity: contact with primary care and specialist clinicians by demographics, insurance, and health status
    Robert L Ferrer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Tex, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:492-502. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to examine current use of primary and specialty care across the US population for policy-relevant subgroups, such as disadvantaged populations and persons with chronic illness...
  5. ncbi request reprint Graphical methods for detecting bias in meta-analysis
    R L Ferrer
    Department of Family Practice, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, USA
    Fam Med 30:579-83. 1998
    ..The L'Abbé plot displays the outcomes in both the treatment and control groups of included studies and helps to decide whether the studies are too heterogeneous to appropriately combine into a single measure of effect...
  6. ncbi request reprint The essential role of generalists in health care systems
    Robert L Ferrer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:691-9. 2005
    ..It is important that health systems realize the essential integrative function of primary care...
  7. pmc The family contribution to health status: a population-level estimate
    Robert L Ferrer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 78229 3900, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:102-8. 2005
    ..Our objective was to estimate, at a population level, the variance in individual health status attributable to the family...
  8. pmc Variations in health status within and between socioeconomic strata
    R L Ferrer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:381-7. 2004
    ..What is the range of individual variability in the health effects of socioeconomic status? Is the adverse effect of lower socioeconomic status uniform across the entire distribution of health status?..
  9. ncbi request reprint Predictors of short-term and long-term scholarly activity by academic faculty: a departmental case study
    Robert L Ferrer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 78229 3900, USA
    Fam Med 34:455-61. 2002
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  10. ncbi request reprint Lymphadenopathy: differential diagnosis and evaluation
    R Ferrer
    Department of Family Practice, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio 78284 7795, USA
    Am Fam Physician 58:1313-20. 1998
    ..Generalized adenopathy should always prompt further clinical investigation. When a node biopsy is indicated, excisional biopsy of the most abnormal node will best enable the pathologist to determine a diagnosis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer disparities and decision-making among U.S. women
    Georgia N L Johnston Polacek
    Department of Health and Kinesiology, University of Texas, San Antonio, 6900 N Loop 1604 W, San Antonio, TX 78249, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 65:158-65. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint Geography and geographic information systems in family medicine research
    Michael L Parchman
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Texas Health Sciences Center San Antonio, 78229 3900, USA
    Fam Med 34:132-7. 2002
    ..The analytic techniques used for analyzing spatial data depend on the type of data. Maps tell powerful stories and display relationships that may not be obvious using other techniques...
  13. pmc Serum cholesterol, haemorrhagic stroke, ischaemic stroke, and myocardial infarction: Korean national health system prospective cohort study
    Shah Ebrahim
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2PR
    BMJ 333:22. 2006
    ..To investigate risk factors, such as heavy alcohol consumption, that might explain any increased risk of haemorrhagic stroke associated with low blood cholesterol...
  14. ncbi request reprint Viewpoint: Developing a physician workforce for America's disadvantaged
    Joshua Freeman
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    Acad Med 82:133-8. 2007
    ..The authors present a proposal for prioritizing medical school admissions to favor applicants who, rather than delivering just high grades, will contribute to improving America's health care outcomes...
  15. pmc Socioeconomic status and cardiovascular disease among men: the Korean national health service prospective cohort study
    Yun Mi Song
    Dept of Family Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Irwondong 50, Gangnamgu, Seoul, Korea, 135 710
    Am J Public Health 96:152-9. 2006
    ..We examined the association between socioeconomic status (SES) and myocardial infarction and stroke subtypes, including the possible mediating influence of cardiovascular risk factors...