Affiliation: University of Chicago
- African American men significantly underestimate their risk of having prostate cancer at the time of biopsyJoshua A Hemmerich
Section of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Psychooncology 22:338-45. 2013..We tested predictors of patients' estimation of their likelihood of having PCa at the time of biopsy...
- Risk as feelings in the effect of patient outcomes on physicians' future treatment decisions: a randomized trial and manipulation validationJoshua A Hemmerich
Department of Medicine, Section of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, University of Chicago MC6098, 5841 S Maryland Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Soc Sci Med 75:367-76. 2012..These results suggest that bad patient outcomes cause physicians to experience anxiety and regret that influences their subsequent treatment decision-making for the next patient...
- Can induced anxiety from a negative earlier experience influence vascular surgeons' statistical decision-making? A randomized field experiment with an abdominal aortic aneurysm analogWilliam Dale
Section of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
J Am Coll Surg 203:642-52. 2006..We tested whether an unexpected, recent negative event might influence vascular surgeons' decisions about a computer-simulation AAA-analog that includes statistical information...
- The prevalence, correlates, and impact of logically inconsistent preferences in utility assessments for joint health states in prostate cancerWilliam Dale
Section of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Med Care 49:59-66. 2011..One potential source of error is when joint health state (JS) utilities are rated higher than the embedded single state (SS) utilities. Knowing when and in whom this occurs can improve cost-effectiveness analyses...
- Patient and provider determinants of nephrology referral in older adults with severe chronic kidney disease: a survey of provider decision makingKellie H Campbell
University of Chicago, Section of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, 6098, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
BMC Nephrol 12:47. 2011..This study evaluated the role of patient and PCP factors in the referral decisions for older adults with stage 4 CKD...
- Obese frailty, physical performance deficits, and falls in older men with biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer on androgen deprivation therapy: a case-control studyKathryn Bylow
Department of Medicine, Section of Neoplastic Diseases and Related Disorders, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
Urology 77:934-40. 2011..To test the hypothesis that early androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) has no proven survival advantage in older men with biochemical recurrence (BCR) of prostate cancer (PCa), and it may contribute to geriatric frailty...
- Patient anxiety about prostate cancer independently predicts early initiation of androgen deprivation therapy for biochemical cancer recurrence in older men: a prospective cohort studyWilliam Dale
Department of Medicine, Section of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
J Clin Oncol 27:1557-63. 2009..We tested the hypothesis that elevated cancer anxiety leads to earlier ADT initiation for BCR in older men...
- Extending the validity of the Memorial Anxiety Scale for Prostate Cancer (MAX-PC) at the time of prostate biopsy in a racially-mixed populationWilliam Dale
Department of Medicine, Section of Geriatrics, University of Chicago, Chicago 60637, USA
Psychooncology 16:493-8. 2007..57). Anxiety levels were not correlated with PSA levels, and there were minor differences in the validation findings by race. The validity of the MAX-PC-PCAS extends to men without cancer undergoing biopsy and to African-Americans...
- Effect of specialty and recent experience on perioperative decision-making for abdominal aortic aneurysm repairWilliam Dale
Section of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1889-94. 2012..To determine whether recent experience and specialty choice would affect physician adherence to evidence-based guidelines...
- Palliative Access Through Care at Home: experiences with an urban, geriatric home palliative care programAbigail P H Holley
Section of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1925-31. 2009..PATCH was able to address many of these needs and provide high levels of caregiver satisfaction...
- What correlates with the intention to be tested for mild cognitive impairment (MCI) in healthy older adults?William Dale
Section of Geriatrics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 22:144-52. 2008..Older adults appear to have psychologically connected MCI to Alzheimer disease, but how well they understand this connection is not known and requires further study...