Maureen George

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Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Innovative use of a standardized debriefing guide to assist in the development of a research questionnaire with low literacy demands
    Maureen George
    University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia PA 19104, USA
    Appl Nurs Res 26:139-42. 2013
  2. pmc A systematic review of complementary and alternative medicine for asthma self-management
    Maureen George
    Department of Family and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, 418 Curie Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Nurs Clin North Am 48:53-149. 2013
  3. pmc Health beliefs, treatment preferences and complementary and alternative medicine for asthma, smoking and lung cancer self-management in diverse Black communities
    Maureen George
    Department of Family and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4217, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 89:489-500. 2012
  4. pmc Self-management of acute asthma among low-income urban adults
    Maureen George
    Family and Community Health Division, Center for Health Disparities Research, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4217, USA
    J Asthma 46:618-24. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Race and lung cancer surgery--a qualitative analysis of relevant beliefs and management preferences
    Maureen George
    Family and Community Health Division, Center for Health Disparities Research, School of Nursing at University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 37:740-8. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Modifiable barriers to adherence to inhaled steroids among adults with asthma: it's not just black and white
    Andrea J Apter
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3600 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 111:1219-26. 2003
  7. pmc Clearing clinical barriers: enhancing social support using a patient navigator for asthma care
    Heather L Black
    Section of Allergy and Immunology, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Asthma 47:913-9. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Qualitative research-enhanced understanding of patients' beliefs: results of focus groups with low-income, urban, African American adults with asthma
    Maureen George
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, PA 19104, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 111:967-73. 2003
  9. doi request reprint A feasibility study of Q-sort to determine recall of skin test results and environmental remediation education
    Kristen Townsend
    University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Asthma 49:83-9. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Asthma numeracy skill and health literacy
    Andrea J Apter
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Asthma 43:705-10. 2006

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Publications12

  1. pmc Innovative use of a standardized debriefing guide to assist in the development of a research questionnaire with low literacy demands
    Maureen George
    University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia PA 19104, USA
    Appl Nurs Res 26:139-42. 2013
    ..Such approaches might be considered critically important to insure the accuracy of patient-reported outcomes when self-administered tools are used to collect research and clinical data. ..
  2. pmc A systematic review of complementary and alternative medicine for asthma self-management
    Maureen George
    Department of Family and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, 418 Curie Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Nurs Clin North Am 48:53-149. 2013
    ..This evidence serves as the basis for a series of recommendations in support of patient-centered care, which addresses both patient preferences for integrated treatment and patient safety...
  3. pmc Health beliefs, treatment preferences and complementary and alternative medicine for asthma, smoking and lung cancer self-management in diverse Black communities
    Maureen George
    Department of Family and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4217, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 89:489-500. 2012
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  4. pmc Self-management of acute asthma among low-income urban adults
    Maureen George
    Family and Community Health Division, Center for Health Disparities Research, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4217, USA
    J Asthma 46:618-24. 2009
    ..This would be of particular importance for vulnerable populations who bear a disproportionate burden of the disease and who have the fewest resources...
  5. doi request reprint Race and lung cancer surgery--a qualitative analysis of relevant beliefs and management preferences
    Maureen George
    Family and Community Health Division, Center for Health Disparities Research, School of Nursing at University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 37:740-8. 2010
    ..To gain a better understanding of beliefs about the utility of lung cancer resection surgery and preferences for lung cancer management among African American and Caucasian adults...
  6. ncbi request reprint Modifiable barriers to adherence to inhaled steroids among adults with asthma: it's not just black and white
    Andrea J Apter
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3600 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 111:1219-26. 2003
    ..Sociobehavioral factors influence adherence to inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) in adults with asthma and warrant exploration as explanations of apparent racial disparities in adherence...
  7. pmc Clearing clinical barriers: enhancing social support using a patient navigator for asthma care
    Heather L Black
    Section of Allergy and Immunology, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Asthma 47:913-9. 2010
    ..Patients with moderate or severe asthma, particularly those who are minority or poor, often encounter significant personal, clinical practice, and health system barriers to accessing care...
  8. ncbi request reprint Qualitative research-enhanced understanding of patients' beliefs: results of focus groups with low-income, urban, African American adults with asthma
    Maureen George
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, PA 19104, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 111:967-73. 2003
    ..These beliefs and attitudes have been proposed as partial explanations for low adherence to medical therapy and the consequent high burden of morbidity from asthma among low-income urban minorities...
  9. doi request reprint A feasibility study of Q-sort to determine recall of skin test results and environmental remediation education
    Kristen Townsend
    University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Asthma 49:83-9. 2012
    ..The purpose of this pilot study therefore was to examine the caregiver's recall of their child's skin test results and the accuracy of planned remediation ∼4 months after testing...
  10. ncbi request reprint Asthma numeracy skill and health literacy
    Andrea J Apter
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Asthma 43:705-10. 2006
    ..At higher STOFHLA levels there was a wide range of the total number of correct numeracy responses. Numeracy is a unique and important component of health literacy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Gaining insight into patients' beliefs using qualitative research methodologies
    Maureen George
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 4:185-9. 2004
    ..This review serves as a primer for those health care professionals who are unfamiliar with this alternative research paradigm...
  12. pmc Perceptions of barriers and facilitators: self-management decisions by older adolescents and adults with CF
    Maureen George
    Family and Community Health Division, Center for Health Equity Research, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Fagin Hall 418 Curie Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4217, United States
    J Cyst Fibros 9:425-32. 2010
    ..Adherence to CF treatments is poor, which can lead to negative health outcomes. The objective of our study was to qualitatively investigate the barriers and facilitators of self-management among older adolescents and adults with CF...