Carmen E Guerra

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Effect of race on patient expectations regarding their primary care physicians
    Carmen E Guerra
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Fam Pract 25:49-55. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Literacy and knowledge, attitudes and behavior about mammography in Latinas
    Carmen E Guerra
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 16:152-66. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Literacy and knowledge, attitudes, and behavior about colorectal cancer screening
    Carmen E Guerra
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6021, USA
    J Health Commun 10:651-63. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Effect of guidelines on primary care physician use of PSA screening: results from the Community Tracking Study Physician Survey
    Carmen E Guerra
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Med Decis Making 28:681-9. 2008
  5. pmc Are physicians discussing prostate cancer screening with their patients and why or why not? A pilot study
    Carmen E Guerra
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1221 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:901-7. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Health literacy and perceived health status in Latinos and African Americans
    Carmen E Guerra
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6021, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:305-12. 2007
  7. pmc Barriers of and facilitators to physician recommendation of colorectal cancer screening
    Carmen E Guerra
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1681-8. 2007
  8. pmc Understanding participation by African Americans in cancer genetics research
    Jasmine A McDonald
    Center for Community Based Research and Health Disparities, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 104:324-30. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Adapting a patient satisfaction instrument for low literate and Spanish-speaking populations: comparison of three formats
    Judy A Shea
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 73:132-40. 2008
  10. pmc Donation intentions for cancer genetics research among African Americans
    Jasmine A McDonald
    Center for Community Based Research and Health Disparities, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Genet Test Mol Biomarkers 16:252-8. 2012

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Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Effect of race on patient expectations regarding their primary care physicians
    Carmen E Guerra
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Fam Pract 25:49-55. 2008
    ..Fulfilment of patients' expectations has been associated with greater patient satisfaction with care and greater adherence to medical advice. However, little is know about how race influences patient expectations...
  2. ncbi request reprint Literacy and knowledge, attitudes and behavior about mammography in Latinas
    Carmen E Guerra
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 16:152-66. 2005
    ..Future research should target increasing the knowledge about and rates of screening mammography in patients with low functional health literacy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Literacy and knowledge, attitudes, and behavior about colorectal cancer screening
    Carmen E Guerra
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6021, USA
    J Health Commun 10:651-63. 2005
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Effect of guidelines on primary care physician use of PSA screening: results from the Community Tracking Study Physician Survey
    Carmen E Guerra
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Med Decis Making 28:681-9. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the association between physicians' perceived effect of guidelines on clinical practice and self-reported prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening patterns...
  5. pmc Are physicians discussing prostate cancer screening with their patients and why or why not? A pilot study
    Carmen E Guerra
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1221 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:901-7. 2007
    ..This study assessed whether primary care physicians routinely discuss PCS and explored the barriers to and facilitators of these discussions...
  6. ncbi request reprint Health literacy and perceived health status in Latinos and African Americans
    Carmen E Guerra
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6021, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:305-12. 2007
    ..To determine the association between functional health literacy and physical and mental health status in a sample of Latinos and African Americans...
  7. pmc Barriers of and facilitators to physician recommendation of colorectal cancer screening
    Carmen E Guerra
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1681-8. 2007
    ..Patients cite physician recommendation as the most important motivator of screening. This study explored the barriers of and facilitators to physician recommendation of CRCS...
  8. pmc Understanding participation by African Americans in cancer genetics research
    Jasmine A McDonald
    Center for Community Based Research and Health Disparities, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 104:324-30. 2012
    ..Achieving this goal will be limited by low rates of African American participation in cancer genetics research...
  9. doi request reprint Adapting a patient satisfaction instrument for low literate and Spanish-speaking populations: comparison of three formats
    Judy A Shea
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 73:132-40. 2008
    ..To compare responses to print versions of the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems 2.0 survey (CAHPS) to those for an illustration enhanced format and a telephone based interactive voice response format...
  10. pmc Donation intentions for cancer genetics research among African Americans
    Jasmine A McDonald
    Center for Community Based Research and Health Disparities, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Genet Test Mol Biomarkers 16:252-8. 2012
    ....
  11. pmc Cultural, economic, and psychological predictors of colonoscopy in a national sample
    Chanita Hughes Halbert
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for Community Based Research, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:1311-6. 2011
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Health literacy weakly but consistently predicts primary care patient dissatisfaction
    Judy A Shea
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia Vetrans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 19:45-9. 2007
    ..Moreover, the importance of health literacy in predicting satisfaction compared with other patient sociodemographics is underexplored...
  13. pmc Diffusion of breast cancer risk assessment in primary care
    Carmen E Guerra
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 22:272-9. 2009
    ..Our objective was to determine the prevalence and determinants of the adoption of breast cancer risk assessment by primary care physicians...
  14. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of clinical faculty: gender and minority implications
    Katherine S McOwen
    GME Evaluation and Research, Suite 100 Stemmler Hall, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Acad Med 82:S94-6. 2007
    ..Learner ratings are an important source of data regarding teaching effectiveness. We examine ratings of faculty teaching for the effects of faculty-resident gender and underrepresented minority (URM) status concordance...
  15. doi request reprint Lack of community insurance and mammography screening rates among insured and uninsured women
    José A Pagán
    Department of Economics and Finance, Institute for Population Health Policy, College of Business Administration, University of Texas Pan American, 1201 W University Drive, Edinburg, TX 78539, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:1865-70. 2008
    ..To evaluate whether the proportion of the local population without health insurance coverage is related to whether women undergo mammography screening...
  16. ncbi request reprint Audiotaping of informed consent
    Carmen E Guerra
    JAMA 291:1699. 2004

Research Grants2

  1. Barriers to Recommending Colorectal Cancer Screening
    Carmen Guerra; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Understanding the barriers to CRCS recommendation is an essential step in developing and implementing effective physician CRCS interventions that will significantly reduce CRC incidence, morbidity and mortality. ..