P A James

Summary

Affiliation: University of Iowa
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Generalist solutions to complex problems: generating practice-based evidence--the example of managing multi-morbidity
    Joanne Reeve
    University of Liverpool, B122 Waterhouse Buildings, 1 5 Brownlow St, Liverpool L693GL, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 14:112. 2013
  2. pmc Myocardial infarction mortality in rural and urban hospitals: rethinking measures of quality of care
    Paul A James
    Department of Family Medicine, Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:105-11. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Identifying the attributes of instructional quality in ambulatory teaching sites: a validation study of the MedEd IQ
    Paul A James
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242 1097, USA
    Fam Med 34:268-73. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Primary care education: measuring instruction to improve quality
    Paul A James
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Acad Med 77:922. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Patient-centered clinical decisions and their impact on physician adherence to clinical guidelines
    P A James
    Department of Family Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
    J Fam Pract 46:311-8. 1998
  6. ncbi request reprint A measure of medical instructional quality in ambulatory settings: the MedIQ
    P A James
    Department of Family Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
    Fam Med 31:263-9. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Heart failure in primary care: measuring the quality of care
    P A James
    Department of Family Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
    J Fam Pract 48:790-8. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint An empirical validity study of a preceptor evaluation instrument
    Clarence D Kreiter
    University of Iowa College of Medicine, Office of Consultation and Research in Medical Education, Iowa City, IA 52242 1008, USA
    Acad Med 77:S70-2. 2002
  9. doi request reprint Perceptions of Iowa family physicians regarding colorectal cancer screening
    Barcey T Levy
    From the Department of Family Medicine, Pomerantz Family Pavilion, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Med Care 46:S103-8. 2008
  10. pmc The Iowa Continuity of Care study: Background and methods
    Barry L Carter
    Division of Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, University of Iowa UI, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 65:1631-42. 2008

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Publications19

  1. pmc Generalist solutions to complex problems: generating practice-based evidence--the example of managing multi-morbidity
    Joanne Reeve
    University of Liverpool, B122 Waterhouse Buildings, 1 5 Brownlow St, Liverpool L693GL, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 14:112. 2013
    ..So does the solution lie in an alternative model of healthcare?..
  2. pmc Myocardial infarction mortality in rural and urban hospitals: rethinking measures of quality of care
    Paul A James
    Department of Family Medicine, Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:105-11. 2007
    ..We examined characteristics of patients experiencing myocardial infarction and used an instrumental variable technique to adjust for unmeasured confounding when comparing mortality rates for these hospitals...
  3. ncbi request reprint Identifying the attributes of instructional quality in ambulatory teaching sites: a validation study of the MedEd IQ
    Paul A James
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242 1097, USA
    Fam Med 34:268-73. 2002
    ..Instructional quality in ambulatory settings may vary. The MedEd IQ is an instrument that measures unique aspects of the clinical instructional process. This study assesses the construct and factorial validity of the MedEd IQ...
  4. ncbi request reprint Primary care education: measuring instruction to improve quality
    Paul A James
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Acad Med 77:922. 2002
    ..The authors describe a validated instrument to measure instructional quality, using responses from first- and third-year medical students to assess ambulatory training sites...
  5. ncbi request reprint Patient-centered clinical decisions and their impact on physician adherence to clinical guidelines
    P A James
    Department of Family Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
    J Fam Pract 46:311-8. 1998
    ..This study was undertaken to assess the impact of traditionally unmeasured patient-centered factors on primary care physicians' decisions to adhere to an evidence-based clinical practice guideline for heart failure...
  6. ncbi request reprint A measure of medical instructional quality in ambulatory settings: the MedIQ
    P A James
    Department of Family Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
    Fam Med 31:263-9. 1999
    ..This study introduces an instrument to measure instructional activities in primary care settings, based on a learner-centered model. The study also examines the instrument's ability to predict specific learner outcomes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Heart failure in primary care: measuring the quality of care
    P A James
    Department of Family Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
    J Fam Pract 48:790-8. 1999
    ..Concerns exist about the quality of care provided to heart failure patients by primary care physicians. Using an evidence-based clinical guideline, we evaluated the care given to patients with systolic heart failure...
  8. ncbi request reprint An empirical validity study of a preceptor evaluation instrument
    Clarence D Kreiter
    University of Iowa College of Medicine, Office of Consultation and Research in Medical Education, Iowa City, IA 52242 1008, USA
    Acad Med 77:S70-2. 2002
  9. doi request reprint Perceptions of Iowa family physicians regarding colorectal cancer screening
    Barcey T Levy
    From the Department of Family Medicine, Pomerantz Family Pavilion, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Med Care 46:S103-8. 2008
    ..Fewer than half of Americans have been screened for colorectal cancer (CRC), a largely preventable disease...
  10. pmc The Iowa Continuity of Care study: Background and methods
    Barry L Carter
    Division of Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, University of Iowa UI, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 65:1631-42. 2008
    ..The background and methods of an ongoing study to determine the effects of hospital pharmacists' enhanced communication with patients and their community providers are described...
  11. ncbi request reprint Why hasn't this patient been screened for colon cancer? An Iowa Research Network study
    Barcey T Levy
    Department of Family Medicine, Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 20:458-68. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to describe physicians' reasons for screening or not screening specific patients for CRC and their approach to CRC testing discussions...
  12. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer testing among patients cared for by Iowa family physicians
    Barcey T Levy
    Department of Family Medicine, Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:193-201. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine patient and physician factors associated with documented CRC testing according to national guidelines...
  13. ncbi request reprint Empirically identified goals for the management of unexplained symptoms
    Terri A Nordin
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, 52242 1097, USA
    Fam Med 38:476-82. 2006
    ..Effective management of patients with medically unexplained symptoms may be influenced by physicians' goals. This study's objective was to identify physicians' goals for managing primary care patients with unexplained symptoms...
  14. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of studies comparing myocardial infarction mortality for generalists and specialists: lessons for research and health policy
    Arthur Hartz
    Department of Family Medicine, Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, 52242 1097, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 19:291-302. 2006
    ..Much of the research comparing specialists and generalists is from studies of patients who had a myocardial infarction. The present study systematically examined this research...
  15. ncbi request reprint The limited effect of screening for depressive symptoms with the PHQ-9 in rural family practices
    George R Bergus
    Department of Family Medicine, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    J Rural Health 21:303-9. 2005
    ..However, these studies were conducted before the widespread use of SSRIs or in settings other than traditional primary care...
  16. ncbi request reprint A model for diversity in admissions: a review of issues and methods and an experimental approach
    Clarence D Kreiter
    Department of Family Medicine, Office of Consultation and Research in Medical Education, University of Iowa College of Medicine, 1204 Medical Education Building, Iowa City, IA 52242 2008, USA
    Teach Learn Med 15:116-22. 2003
    ..A review of the relevant research literature suggests current strategies are inadequate to address this important problem. Psychometric issues important in differentiating the unique concerns of medical education must be defined...
  17. ncbi request reprint Specialty of ambulatory care physicians and mortality after myocardial infarction
    Paul A James
    N Engl J Med 348:1288-9; author reply 1288-9. 2003
  18. ncbi request reprint Explicit and implicit evaluation of physician adherence to hypertension guidelines
    Gail Ardery
    The University of Iowa College of Pharmacy, Iowa City, IA 52242 1112, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:113-9. 2007
    ..Nonadherence was rated as justifiable for only 6.6% of the failed explicit criteria. In general, adherence to the JNC 7 guidelines was modest even when barriers that might have affected adherence were taken into consideration...
  19. ncbi request reprint Optimal selection of individuals for BRCA mutation testing: a comparison of available methods
    Paul A James
    Familial Cancer Centre, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    J Clin Oncol 24:707-15. 2006
    ..We examined the performance of six different methods with the aim of identifying an optimal strategy for selecting individuals for mutation testing in clinical practice...