M D Fetters
Affiliation: University of Michigan
- Japanese women's perspectives on pelvic examinations in the United States. Looking behind a cultural curtainMichael D Fetters
Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan, 1018 Fuller Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0708, USA
J Reprod Med 48:194-200. 2003..To elucidate overseas Japanese women's preferences on whether to use a curtain to separate themselves from the provider during pelvic examinations in the United States, as practiced in Japan...
- Quality in medical translations: a reviewDaniela Garcia-Castillo
Literature Science and Arts and Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program at the University of Michigan, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:74-84. 2007..Attention to translation procedures can improve the quality of care for limited English proficient patients...
- Split-Session Focus Group Interviews in the Naturalistic Setting of Family Medicine OfficesMichael D Fetters
Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Ann Fam Med 14:70-5. 2016..This procedure entails allocating a portion of time to the entire group and the remaining time to individual subgroups. We discuss the methodologic procedure and the implications of using this approach for data collection...
- Complementary and alternative medicine use by visitors to rural Japanese family medicine clinics: results from the international complementary and alternative medicine surveyGregory Shumer
Family Medicine Department, Chelsea Family Medicine Center, University of Michigan, 14700 E, Old U, S, Hwy, 12, Chelsea, MI 48118, UK
BMC Complement Altern Med 14:360. 2014....
- Procedures of recruiting, obtaining informed consent, and compensating research participants in Qatar: findings from a qualitative investigationAmal Killawi
Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
BMC Med Ethics 15:9. 2014..Our objective was to delineate procedures related to recruiting, obtaining informed consent, and compensating health research participants in the extremely high-density multicultural setting of Qatar...
- Perspectives about and approaches to weight gain in pregnancy: a qualitative study of physicians and nurse midwivesTammy Chang
Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:47. 2013..The majority of pregnant women gain more weight than recommended by the Institute of Medicine guidelines. The objective of this study was to understand prenatal care providers' perspectives on weight gain during pregnancy...
- Women's impressions of their inpatient birth care as provided by family physicians in the Shizuoka Family Medicine Training Program in JapanMariko Yokota
Shizuoka Family Medicine Training Program, Kikugawa Family Medicine Center, 1055 1 Akatsuchi, Kikugawa, Shizuoka 437 1507, Japan
Asia Pac Fam Med 12:1. 2013....
- Lessons learned in developing family medicine residency training programs in JapanMitsuya Murai
Kashima Hospital, Kashima City, Japan
BMC Med Educ 5:33. 2005..Some of these departments are incorporating a family medicine approach to residency training. We sought to learn from family medicine pioneers of these programs lessons for developing residency training...
- Factors considered by medical students when formulating their specialty preferences in Japan: findings from a qualitative studyPriya Saigal
University of Michigan Medical School, M4101 MSI Box 0624, 1301 Catherine Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
BMC Med Educ 7:31. 2007..Little research addresses how medical students develop their choice of specialty training in Japan. The purpose of this research was to elucidate factors considered by Japanese medical students when formulating their specialty choice...
- Medical student attitudes toward video games and related new media technologies in medical educationFrederick W Kron
1Medical Cyberworlds, Inc, 3895 Swoboda Road, Verona 53590, USA
BMC Med Educ 10:50. 2010..This investigation seeks to elucidate medical student experiences and attitudes, to see whether they warrant the development of new media teaching methods in medicine...
- Preconception care by family physicians and general practitioners in JapanKazuya Kitamura
Department of General Medicine, Nagoya University Hospital, Nagoya 466 8560, Japan
BMC Fam Pract 6:31. 2005..The objective of this study was to elucidate knowledge of, attitudes about, and practices of preconception care by FP/GPs in Japan...
- Lifestyle changes of Japanese people on overseas assignment in Michigan, USAKazuya Kitamura
Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
Asia Pac Fam Med 8:7. 2009..This study investigated the impact of lifestyle changes on the biological and psychological health and health behaviours of Japanese people on temporary assignments in the US...
- The wizard of Osler: a brief educational intervention combining film and medical readers' theater to teach about power in medicineMichael D Fetters
Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan 48109 0708, USA
Fam Med 38:323-5. 2006
- Family physicians' perspectives on genetics and the human genome projectM D Fetters
Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan Medical Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0708, USA
Clin Genet 56:28-34. 1999..These practitioners envision a role for family medicine the specialty to shape priorities in genetics research...
- Truth or fallacy? Three hour wait for three minutes with the doctor: Findings from a private clinic in rural JapanAdam N Wooldridge
University of Michigan, Department of Family Medicine, 1018 Fuller St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 1213, USA
Asia Pac Fam Med 9:11. 2010..The purpose of this study is to examine consultation length in Japan, and how it is affected by patient variables...
- Developing a Web site in primary careMichael D Fetters
Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0708, USA
Fam Med 36:651-9. 2004..This article describes how knowledge gained through focus groups, Web site searches, and individual interviews were used to develop and improve a health-related Web site...
- Conflict resolution at the end of lifeM D Fetters
Department of Family Medicine and Japanese Family Health Program, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0708, USA
Crit Care Med 29:921-5. 2001..This study sought to investigate physicians' strategies for resolving conflicts with dying patients...
- Herb and vitamin supplementation use among a general ophthalmology practice populationAdrienne L West
Department of Ophthalmology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, USA
Am J Ophthalmol 139:522-9. 2005..To survey comprehensive ophthalmology patients about their use of vitamins and herbal supplements...
- Preference-based electronic decision aid to promote colorectal cancer screening: results of a randomized controlled trialMack T Ruffin
University of Michigan Health System, Department of Family Medicine, 1018 Fuller Street SPC 5708, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5708, USA
Prev Med 45:267-73. 2007..We previously developed through a series of studies an interactive electronic tool, Colorectal Web, to promote colorectal cancer screening...
- Factors influencing choices for colorectal cancer screening among previously unscreened African and Caucasian Americans: findings from a triangulation mixed methods investigationMack T Ruffin
Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 1213, USA
J Community Health 34:79-89. 2009..New approaches to promoting colorectal cancer screening need to explore methods to facilitate patients establishing and expressing preferences among the screening options...
- Emergency contraception: knowledge and attitudes of family medicine providersJennifer L Wallace
Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0239, USA
Fam Med 36:417-22. 2004..Emergency contraception (EC) is an underutilized method of preventing unplanned pregnancy. This study assessed family physicians' and nurse providers' knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about EC...
- Opening the black box: cognitive strategies in family practiceRobert E Christensen
Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, USA
Ann Fam Med 3:144-50. 2005..We wanted to describe the cognitive strategies used by family physicians when structuring the decision-making tasks of an outpatient visit...
- Opening cultural doors: providing culturally sensitive healthcare to Arab American and American Muslim patientsMaya M Hammoud
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1307-11. 2005..We offer insight into the behaviors, requirements, and preferences of Arab American and American Muslim patients, especially as they apply to women's health...
- Residency education through the family medicine morbidity and mortality conferenceCuri Kim
Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, 48109 0708, USA
Fam Med 38:550-5. 2006..We sought to understand the educational content of M&MCs by examining data from a family medicine training program...
- Doctor-patient communication: a comparison of the USA and JapanSachiko Ohtaki
Department of English Language, Kanazawa Medical University, 1 1 Daigaku Uchinada machi, Kahoku gun, Ishikawa ken 920 0293, Japan
Fam Pract 20:276-82. 2003..Little is known about the differences and similarities between doctor-patient communication patterns in different cultures...
- Designing a mixed methods study in primary careJohn W Creswell
Department of Educational Psychology, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, Neb 68588, USA
Ann Fam Med 2:7-12. 2004..The objective of this study was to use criteria from the literature to evaluate 5 mixed methods studies in primary care and to advance 3 models useful for designing such investigations...
- The experiences of Japanese generalist physicians in overseas faculty development programsKazuya Kitamura
Department of General Medicine, Nagoya University Hospital, Japan
Fam Med 34:761-5. 2002..The purpose of this research was to investigate the impact of family medicine faculty development training abroad on participating Japanese physicians...
- Responsibility and cancer disclosure in JapanTodd S Elwyn
Department of Psychiatry, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, USA
Soc Sci Med 54:281-93. 2002..Physicians, as well as families and patients, display an aversion to taking responsibility for the potential risks of disclosure, and this may perpetuate the status quo...
- Contraceptive care by family physicians and general practitioners in Japan: attitudes and practicesKazuya Kitamura
Department of General Medicine, Nagoya University Hospital, Nagoya, Japan
Fam Med 36:279-83. 2004..Family physicians and general practitioners (FPs/GPs) have unique opportunities to provide family planning. The purpose of this research was to elucidate the attitudes and practices about contraceptive care by FPs/GPs in Japan...