R M Kaplan

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Screening for cancer: are resources being used wisely?
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, Stein Clinical Sciences Building, Room 240, Mail Code 0628, La Jolla, CA 92093 0628, USA
    Recent Results Cancer Res 166:315-34. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Achievements of the Veterans Health Study
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, C A 92093, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 27:66-7. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic and treatment decisions in US healthcare
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego 92093, USA
    J Health Psychol 9:29-40. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint The significance of quality of life in health care
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Qual Life Res 12:3-16. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in patients with chronic venous disease: San Diego population study
    Robert M Kaplan
    University of California, San Diego, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, La Jolla 92093 0628, USA
    J Vasc Surg 37:1047-53. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Measurement of health-related quality of life in the national emphysema treatment trial
    Robert M Kaplan
    Mail Code 0628, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0628, USA
    Chest 126:781-9. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Quality of life: an outcomes perspective
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:S44-50. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Two pathways to prevention
    R M Kaplan
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0628, USA
    Am Psychol 55:382-96. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in quality-adjusted survival using a Health-Utilities Index
    R M Kaplan
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0628, USA
    Am J Prev Med 18:77-82. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Applications of cost-effectiveness methodologies in behavioral medicine
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0628, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:482-93. 2002

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Publications78

  1. ncbi request reprint Screening for cancer: are resources being used wisely?
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, Stein Clinical Sciences Building, Room 240, Mail Code 0628, La Jolla, CA 92093 0628, USA
    Recent Results Cancer Res 166:315-34. 2005
    ..Future research is necessary in order to determine which population-based screening programs are the best use of public health resources...
  2. ncbi request reprint Achievements of the Veterans Health Study
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, C A 92093, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 27:66-7. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic and treatment decisions in US healthcare
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego 92093, USA
    J Health Psychol 9:29-40. 2004
    ..We advocate a new paradigm called shared medical decision making that makes uncertainty about diagnosis and treatment transparent to patients and engages them in the treatment decision process...
  4. ncbi request reprint The significance of quality of life in health care
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Qual Life Res 12:3-16. 2003
    ..The outcomes model has received little attention in dental health care but may have parallels to applications in other areas of medicine...
  5. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in patients with chronic venous disease: San Diego population study
    Robert M Kaplan
    University of California, San Diego, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, La Jolla 92093 0628, USA
    J Vasc Surg 37:1047-53. 2003
    ..Chronic venous disease in the lower extremities may have a substantial effect on functioning and quality of life. We report quality of life data for an ethnically diverse population that had been systematically evaluated for venous disease...
  6. ncbi request reprint Measurement of health-related quality of life in the national emphysema treatment trial
    Robert M Kaplan
    Mail Code 0628, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0628, USA
    Chest 126:781-9. 2004
    ..To evaluate two generic and two disease-specific measures of health-related quality of life (QOL) using prerandomization data from the National Emphysema Treatment Trial (NETT)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Quality of life: an outcomes perspective
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:S44-50. 2002
    ..These methodologies can also serve as a basis for approaches to sharing medical decisions between patients and providers. Opportunities to apply these new methods are discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Two pathways to prevention
    R M Kaplan
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0628, USA
    Am Psychol 55:382-96. 2000
    ..The objectives of improved population health might be better achieved by devoting relatively more resources to primary prevention through the promotion of healthy behaviors...
  9. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in quality-adjusted survival using a Health-Utilities Index
    R M Kaplan
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0628, USA
    Am J Prev Med 18:77-82. 2000
    ..Women live longer than men but experience high morbidity during later years. We attempt to represent life expectancy with adjustments for quality of life for men and women in the United States...
  10. ncbi request reprint Applications of cost-effectiveness methodologies in behavioral medicine
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0628, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:482-93. 2002
    ..There are substantial opportunities to advance behavioral medicine by performing standardized cost-effectiveness analyses...
  11. ncbi request reprint The Quality of Well-Being Scale: critical similarities and differences with SF-36
    R M Kaplan
    Department of Family and Preventative Medicine, University of California, La Jolla 92093 0628, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 10:509-20. 1998
    ..To summarize the development and application of a generic measure of health-related quality of life known as the Quality of Well-Being Scale (QWB)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Quality of well being in patients with fibromyalgia
    R M Kaplan
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0628, USA
    J Rheumatol 27:785-9. 2000
    ..We report data on the validity of the QWB for patients with fibromyalgia (FM) and compare the effect of FM to that of other chronic diseases...
  13. pmc Simulated effect of tobacco tax variation on population health in California
    R M Kaplan
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, 0628, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0628, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:239-44. 2001
    ..Higher taxes would produce even greater health benefits. CONCLUSIONS: A tobacco excise tax may be among a few policy options that will enhance a population's health status while making revenues available to government...
  14. ncbi request reprint The psychosocial impact of macular degeneration
    R A Williams
    Department of Ophthalmology, Shiley Eye Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0946, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 116:514-20. 1998
    ..This study was designed to demonstrate the impact of AMD on quality of life, emotional distress, and functional level...
  15. ncbi request reprint Mammography screening: prospects and opportunity costs
    A M Navarro
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0622, USA
    Womens Health 2:209-33. 1996
    ..For women less than 50, mammography screening programs displace resources that could have a greater benefit in women's health status if used for other purposes...
  16. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the Quality of Well-being Scale and the SF-36 results among two samples of ill adults: AIDS and other illnesses
    J P Anderson
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0622, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 51:755-62. 1998
    ..To compare results of using the SF-36 Short Form 36 (SF-36) and the Quality of Well-being Scale (QWB) in characterizing health outcomes over time in patients having serious illnesses, including cancer and AIDS...
  17. ncbi request reprint Simulated effect of tobacco tax variation on Latino health in California
    S Emery
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    Am J Prev Med 21:278-83. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: If Latino smokers are more responsive to changes in cigarette prices than other smokers, Latino smokers also stand to gain a disproportionate share of the health benefit from an excise tax increase...
  18. pmc Increased use of mammography among Hispanic women: baseline results from the NCI Cooperative Group on Cancer Prevention in Hispanic Communities
    R M Kaplan
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0622, USA
    Am J Prev Med 12:467-71. 1996
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Informed adherence: the need for shared medical decision making
    W J Sieber
    Health Outcomes Assessment Program, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA 92093 0994, USA
    Control Clin Trials 21:233S-40S. 2000
    ..Using information about the risks and expected health outcomes of screening and treatment, patients can participate in decisions about their own health care. Control Clin Trials 2000;21:233S-240S..
  20. ncbi request reprint Assessing the impact of migraine on health-related quality of life: An additional use of the quality of well-being scale-self-administered
    W J Sieber
    University of California, San Diego Health Outcomes Assessment Program, San Diego, CA, USA
    Headache 40:662-71. 2000
    ..Both measures can be used to calculate quality-adjusted life-years, thus facilitating cost-effectiveness and health policy work in this important clinical area...
  21. ncbi request reprint Estimating the risk of long-term erectile, urinary and bowel symptoms resulting from prostate cancer treatment
    V Bhatnagar
    Health Services Research and Development, Center for Patient Oriented Care, Veteran s Affairs San Diego Health Care System, CA, USA
    Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 9:136-46. 2006
    ..In addition to focusing on randomized clinical trials and well-designed population based studies, future research should adopt standardized methodologies and should measure the risk of developing more than one treatment complication...
  22. ncbi request reprint Validity and interpretation of preference-based measures of health-related quality of life
    L Lenert
    Veterans Administration, San Diego Healthcare System, California, USA
    Med Care 38:II138-50. 2000
    ....
  23. pmc The evaluation of two methods to facilitate shared decision making for men considering the prostate-specific antigen test
    D L Frosch
    San Diego State University University of California, San Diego Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:391-8. 2001
    ..Physicians are not given guidance on how this information should be presented. We sought to evaluate the effects upon PSA screening rates of informing patients about PSA testing by 2 different techniques...
  24. ncbi request reprint Comparison of German language versions of the QWB-SA and SF-36 evaluating outcomes for patients with prostate disease
    D Frosch
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego 92093-0622, USA
    Qual Life Res 10:165-73. 2001
    ..Although both measures differentiate patients with metastasis from those without symptoms, the QWB-SA better differentiated those with no evidence of disease from those with stable disease without metastasis...
  25. ncbi request reprint Depression, visual acuity, comorbidity, and disability associated with age-related macular degeneration
    B L Brody
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093-0946, USA
    Ophthalmology 108:1893-900; discussion 1900-1. 2001
    ..Over and above depression, visual acuity aided in predicting vision-specific disability. Treatment strategies that teach patients to cope with vision loss should be developed and evaluated...
  26. ncbi request reprint A randomized clinical trial of continuous versus intermittent dialysis for acute renal failure
    R L Mehta
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Kidney Int 60:1154-63. 2001
    ..Continuous hemodialysis and hemofiltration techniques have recently emerged as alternative modalities. These two therapies have not been directly compared...
  27. ncbi request reprint Trade-offs in treatment alternatives for non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
    R M Kaplan
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093
    J Gen Intern Med 4:167-71. 1989
    ..We suggest that the patient must be active in negotiating the choice of treatment, and that patient preferences for expected outcomes, side effects, and nuisance factors need to be considered.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)..
  28. doi request reprint Costs of pulmonary rehabilitation and predictors of adherence in the National Emphysema Treatment Trial
    Vincent S Fan
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Seattle, WA, USA
    COPD 5:105-16. 2008
    ..A better understanding of patient factors such as socioeconomic status, depression, anxiety and transportation issues may improve adherence to pulmonary rehabilitation...
  29. ncbi request reprint Treatment options for prostate cancer: evaluating the evidence
    Vibha Bhatnagar
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, California
    Am Fam Physician 71:1915-22. 2005
    ..Because of the uncertain efficacy of management options and the risk of long-term treatment complications, family physicians need to engage their patients in the decision-making process...
  30. ncbi request reprint Minimal clinically important difference for the UCSD Shortness of Breath Questionnaire
    David H Kupferberg
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 25:370-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this analysis is to evaluate MCID for the UCSD Shortness of Breath Questionnaire (SOBQ)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Utilities for prostate cancer health states in men aged 60 and older
    Susan T Stewart
    Harvard Interfaculty Program for Health Systems Improvement and the National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 43:347-55. 2005
    ..We sought to measure utilities for prostate cancer health states in older men...
  32. ncbi request reprint Regular walking and long-term maintenance of outcomes after pulmonary rehabilitation
    Pia Santiago Heppner
    Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University University of California, San Diego and Research Service, VA San Diego Healthcare System, 92161, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 26:44-53. 2006
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  33. ncbi request reprint Report of nationally representative values for the noninstitutionalized US adult population for 7 health-related quality-of-life scores
    Janel Hanmer
    Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, 644 WARF, 610 Walnut St, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Med Decis Making 26:391-400. 2006
    ..Despite widespread use of generic health-related quality-of-life (HRQoL) scores, few have publicly published nationally representative US values...
  34. ncbi request reprint Quality of life as an outcome measure in pulmonary diseases
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Health Services, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1772, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 25:321-31. 2005
    ..We devote particular attention to methods designed for use in cost-effectiveness analysis...
  35. ncbi request reprint Age-related macular degeneration: self-management and reduction of depressive symptoms in a randomized, controlled study
    Barbara L Brody
    Department of Ophthalmology, Shiley Eye Center, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1557-62. 2006
    ..To assess the effectiveness of a self-management program for age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in reducing depressive symptoms...
  36. doi request reprint Continuous oxygen use in nonhypoxemic emphysema patients identifies a high-risk subset of patients: retrospective analysis of the National Emphysema Treatment Trial
    Michael B Drummond
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Chest 134:497-506. 2008
    ..Little is known regarding the clinical characteristics and survival of nonhypoxemic emphysema patients using continuous oxygen. Analysis of data from the National Emphysema Treatment Trial (NETT) offers insight into this population...
  37. pmc Longitudinal change in the BODE index predicts mortality in severe emphysema
    Fernando J Martinez
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0360, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 178:491-9. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that decrease in a modified BODE (mBODE) would predict survival in National Emphysema Treatment Trial (NETT) patients...
  38. pmc Health-related quality of life in emphysema
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Health Services, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 5:561-6. 2008
    ..The NETT illustrates how HRQOL measures can be used to assess outcomes and estimate cost-effectiveness in a major clinical trial...
  39. pmc Cost-effectiveness of lung volume reduction surgery
    Scott D Ramsey
    Cancer Prevention Program, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 5:406-11. 2008
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Physical activity in prefrail older adults: confidence and satisfaction related to physical function
    W Jack Rejeski
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Box 7868, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:P19-26. 2008
    ..This is an important finding in light of the importance of these process variables in behavior change and quality of life...
  41. pmc US norms for six generic health-related quality-of-life indexes from the National Health Measurement study
    Dennis G Fryback
    Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53726, USA
    Med Care 45:1162-70. 2007
    ..A number of indexes measuring self-reported generic health-related quality-of-life (HRQoL) using preference-weighted scoring are used widely in population surveys and clinical studies in the United States...
  42. ncbi request reprint Health psychology and scientific consensus: the case of depression and cardiovascular disease
    Karina W Davidson
    Health Psychol 26:519-20. 2007
  43. pmc Health-related quality of life in older adults at risk for disability
    Erik J Groessl
    Health Services Research and Development Unit, VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California 92161, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:214-8. 2007
    ..The objective of this study is to describe and examine correlates of health-related quality of life in this population subgroup using baseline data from a larger intervention study...
  44. ncbi request reprint Quality of life: concept and definition
    Robert M Kaplan
    Departments of Health Services and Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    COPD 4:263-71. 2007
    ..The paper presents data from the National Health Interview Survey, the San Diego COPD Rehabilitation Trials, and the National Emphysema Treatment Trial (NETT)...
  45. ncbi request reprint Decision making in medicine and health care
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 1:525-56. 2005
    ..Decision aids hold promise for improving individual decisions, but there are still few systematic evaluations of these aids. Several directions for future research are offered...
  46. ncbi request reprint Measuring outcomes of cataract surgery using the Quality of Well-Being Scale and VF-14 Visual Function Index
    Peter N Rosen
    From the Sharp Rees Steely Medical Group, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    J Cataract Refract Surg 31:369-78. 2005
    ..To evaluate the validity and responsiveness of the self-administered Quality of Well-Being Scale (QWB-SA) and the 14-item Visual Function Index (VF-14) to assess patients having cataract surgery...
  47. pmc A randomized controlled trial comparing internet and video to facilitate patient education for men considering the prostate specific antigen test
    Dominick L Frosch
    SDSU UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:781-7. 2003
    ..This study compared internet and video patient education modalities for men considering the prostate specific antigen (PSA) test...
  48. ncbi request reprint Use of the quality of well-being self-administered version (QWB-SA) in assessing health-related quality of life in depressed patients
    Jeffrey M Pyne
    Department of Psychiatry, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72114 1706, USA
    J Affect Disord 76:237-47. 2003
    ..This study evaluated the cross-sectional and longitudinal relationship between depression severity and the Quality of Well-Being scale self-administered version (QWB-SA) in subjects diagnosed with current major depression...
  49. ncbi request reprint Cost effectiveness of lung-volume-reduction surgery for patients with severe emphysema
    Scott D Ramsey
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Public Health Sciences Division, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:2092-102. 2003
    ..The National Emphysema Treatment Trial, a randomized clinical trial comparing lung-volume-reduction surgery with medical therapy for severe emphysema, included a prospective economic analysis...
  50. ncbi request reprint Quality of well-being in older people with osteoarthritis
    Erik J Groessl
    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0994, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 49:23-8. 2003
    ..To examine the sensitivity of the Quality of Well-Being Scale (QWB) as a measure of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in people with osteoarthritis (OA)...
  51. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and quality of well-being in a community of older adults
    Erik J Groessl
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, California 92093 0994, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:126-9. 2004
    ..This study evaluates the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and HRQOL scores and gives estimates of quality-adjusted life years (QALYs) lost to overweight, obesity, and associated conditions...
  52. ncbi request reprint Treatment options for localized prostate cancer: quality-adjusted life years and the effects of lead-time
    Vibha Bhatnagar
    Health Services Research and Development, Center for Patient Oriented Care, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California 92161, USA
    Urology 63:103-9. 2004
    ..Observed survival benefits after treatment may be biased by the lead-time resulting from early diagnosis with prostate-specific antigen screening...
  53. ncbi request reprint Validity of self-administered quality of well-being scale in musculoskeletal disease
    Dominick L Frosch
    University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 51:28-33. 2004
    ..To evaluate the self-administered Quality of Well-Being (QWB-SA) Scale for patients with rheumatic diseases...
  54. ncbi request reprint The role of curiosity in smoking initiation
    John P Pierce
    Cancer Prevention and Control, Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0645, United States
    Addict Behav 30:685-96. 2005
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Maintenance after pulmonary rehabilitation in chronic lung disease: a randomized trial
    Andrew L Ries
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA 92103 8377, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 167:880-8. 2003
    ..We conclude that a maintenance program of weekly telephone calls and monthly supervised sessions produced only modest improvements in the maintenance of benefits after pulmonary rehabilitation...
  56. ncbi request reprint Self-management of age-related macular degeneration at the 6-month follow-up: a randomized controlled trial
    Barbara L Brody
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0946, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 123:46-53. 2005
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Nephrology consultation in acute renal failure: does timing matter?
    Ravindra L Mehta
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    Am J Med 113:456-61. 2002
    ..The goals of this study were to identify correlates of the timing of nephrology consultation in acute renal failure, and to explore the relation between timing of consultation and outcomes...
  58. ncbi request reprint Self-management of age-related macular degeneration and quality of life: a randomized controlled trial
    Barbara L Brody
    Shiley Eye Center, Department of Ophthalmology, University of California San Diego, 9415 Campus Point Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093 0946, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 120:1477-83. 2002
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of the Women's Health Initiative Insomnia Rating Scale
    Douglas W Levine
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Psychol Assess 15:137-48. 2003
    ..Results showed that differences in the objective indicators could be detected by the WHIIRS. Findings suggest that a between-group mean difference of approximately 0.50 of a standard deviation on the WHIIRS may be clinically meaningful...
  60. ncbi request reprint Factor structure and measurement invariance of the Women's Health Initiative Insomnia Rating Scale
    Douglas W Levine
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Psychol Assess 15:123-36. 2003
    ..Structural equation modeling revealed no major differences in factor structure across age and race-ethnic groups. WHIIRS norms for race-ethnicity and age subgroups are detailed...
  61. ncbi request reprint The future of outcomes measurement in rheumatology
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, PO Box 951772, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Am J Manag Care 13:S252-5. 2007
    ..However, the different approaches yield surprisingly similar estimates of change. Clearly, this observation deserves further study and replication in future studies...
  62. doi request reprint Internet patient decision support: a randomized controlled trial comparing alternative approaches for men considering prostate cancer screening
    Dominick L Frosch
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:363-9. 2008
    ..We conducted a randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effects of patient decision support Web sites on decision quality for men considering prostate cancer screening...
  63. pmc Cognitive and psychological issues in emphysema
    Elizabeth Kozora
    National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver, CO 80206, USA
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 5:556-60. 2008
    ..Overall, studies suggest that psychological and cognitive improvements occur subsequent to a variety of medical and behavioral treatment therapeutic approaches, and that LVRS appears to have an advantage for some patients with emphysema...
  64. ncbi request reprint Valuing health-related quality of life in diabetes
    J Todd Coffey
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:2238-43. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the health utilities associated with diabetes and its treatments, complications, and comorbidities...
  65. ncbi request reprint Mental health treatment preferences of older and younger primary care patients
    Julie Loebach Wetherell
    University of California, San Diego, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 34:219-33. 2004
    ..To compare mental health treatment history and preferences in older and younger primary care patients...
  66. ncbi request reprint An official ATS workshop report: issues in screening for asthma in children
    Lynn B Gerald
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 4:133-41. 2007
  67. ncbi request reprint New policy on reports of randomized clinical trials
    Robert M Kaplan
    Ann Behav Med 27:81. 2004
  68. ncbi request reprint Comparison of measured utility scores and imputed scores from the SF-36 in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Med Care 43:79-87. 2005
    ..We sought to evaluate 3 methods for imputing utility-based outcomes from clinical trial data measured using the Medical Outcomes Study 36-Item Short Form (SF-36)...
  69. ncbi request reprint The impact of a second breast cancer diagnosis on health related quality of life
    Andrea A Thornton
    Department of Supportive Care, Pain, and Palliative Medicine, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 92:25-33. 2005
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint Promoting informed choice: transforming health care to dispense knowledge for decision making
    Steven H Woolf
    Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, West Hospital, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0251, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:293-300. 2005
    ..Today's health care system is unprepared for the convergence of these 2 burgeoning domains, and the need to address systemic deficiencies will grow more urgent over time...
  71. ncbi request reprint A primer on current evidence-based review systems and their implications for behavioral medicine
    Karina W Davidson
    College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Ann Behav Med 28:226-38. 2004
    ..Multiple review systems have been established within medicine and psychology to evaluate and disseminate research findings to clinical practice...
  72. pmc Marital status and longevity in the United States population
    Robert M Kaplan
    University of California, Los Angeles, PO Box 951772, Room 31 293 C, CHS UCLA Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:760-5. 2006
    ..To investigate the relation between marital status and survival...
  73. ncbi request reprint Shared medical decision making. A new tool for preventive medicine
    Robert M Kaplan
    Am J Prev Med 26:81-3. 2004
  74. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based behavioral medicine: what is it and how do we achieve it?
    Karina W Davidson
    Mt Sinai School of Medicine, USA
    Ann Behav Med 26:161-71. 2003
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint Rationale and public health implications of changing CHD risk factor definitions
    Robert M Kaplan
    Departments of Health Services and Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 28:321-44. 2007
    ..Estimates of the numbers of people affected, the cost implications, and the overall public health consequences are offered...
  76. ncbi request reprint Should medicare reimburse providers for weight loss interventions?
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Am Psychol 62:217-9. 2007
    ..Evidence-based studies are needed to inform policy on provider reimbursement for weight loss programs...
  77. ncbi request reprint Development of a decision aid to address racial disparities in utilization of knee replacement surgery
    Haoling H Weng
    University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 57:568-75. 2007
    ..The goal of this study was to pilot test the scope, acceptability, and efficacy of an educational videotape and tailored TKR decision aid designed to reduce disparities in TKR knowledge and expectations...
  78. ncbi request reprint The minimally clinically important difference in generic utility-based measures
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, PO Box 951772, Room 31 293C CHS, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    COPD 2:91-7. 2005
    ..To evaluate the use of utility-based generic quality of life measures for establishing the minimally clinically important difference (MCID)...