CARMEN LYNN LEWIS

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Physician decision making for colorectal cancer screening in the elderly
    Carmen L Lewis
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:1202-7. 2013
  2. pmc Should a colon cancer screening decision aid include the option of no testing? A comparative trial of two decision aids
    Jennifer M Griffith
    Center for Decision Making Research, Cecil Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 8:10. 2008
  3. pmc Development and initial testing of a computer-based patient decision aid to promote colorectal cancer screening for primary care practice
    Jane Kim
    Preventive Medicine Residency Program, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 5:36. 2005
  4. pmc The effect of offering different numbers of colorectal cancer screening test options in a decision aid: a pilot randomized trial
    Jennifer M Griffith
    Center for Decision Making Research, Cecil Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 8:4. 2008
  5. pmc Older adults' beliefs about physician-estimated life expectancy: a cross-sectional survey
    Christine E Kistler
    Family Medicine, University of Michigan, Ypsilanti, MI 48198, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 7:9. 2006
  6. pmc Effectiveness of a patient- and practice-level colorectal cancer screening intervention in health plan members: design and baseline findings of the CHOICE trial
    Carmen Lewis
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Cancer 116:1664-73. 2010
  7. pmc Physicians' decisions about continuing or stopping colon cancer screening in the elderly: a qualitative study
    Carmen L Lewis
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:816-21. 2009
  8. pmc Plans to stop cancer screening tests among adults who recently considered screening
    Carmen L Lewis
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:859-64. 2010
  9. pmc A randomized trial of three videos that differ in the framing of information about mammography in women 40 to 49 years old
    Carmen L Lewis
    Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7110, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:875-83. 2003
  10. pmc A targeted decision aid for the elderly to decide whether to undergo colorectal cancer screening: development and results of an uncontrolled trial
    Carmen L Lewis
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 10:54. 2010

Research Grants

  1. Colon Cancer Screening Decisions in Late Life
    Carmen Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. pmc Physician decision making for colorectal cancer screening in the elderly
    Carmen L Lewis
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:1202-7. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Should a colon cancer screening decision aid include the option of no testing? A comparative trial of two decision aids
    Jennifer M Griffith
    Center for Decision Making Research, Cecil Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 8:10. 2008
    ....
  3. pmc Development and initial testing of a computer-based patient decision aid to promote colorectal cancer screening for primary care practice
    Jane Kim
    Preventive Medicine Residency Program, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 5:36. 2005
    ..Our aim was to develop a patient-directed, computer-based decision aid about colorectal cancer screening and investigate whether it could increase patient interest in screening...
  4. pmc The effect of offering different numbers of colorectal cancer screening test options in a decision aid: a pilot randomized trial
    Jennifer M Griffith
    Center for Decision Making Research, Cecil Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 8:4. 2008
    ..We sought to compare, in a pilot randomized trial, two colorectal cancer (CRC) screening decision aids that differed in the number of screening options presented...
  5. pmc Older adults' beliefs about physician-estimated life expectancy: a cross-sectional survey
    Christine E Kistler
    Family Medicine, University of Michigan, Ypsilanti, MI 48198, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 7:9. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study is to assess older adults' beliefs about physician-estimated life expectancy...
  6. pmc Effectiveness of a patient- and practice-level colorectal cancer screening intervention in health plan members: design and baseline findings of the CHOICE trial
    Carmen Lewis
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Cancer 116:1664-73. 2010
    ..Evidence-based interventions have been found effective in increasing colorectal cancer (CRC) screening. Translating these successful interventions into real world settings, such as health plans, can be challenging...
  7. pmc Physicians' decisions about continuing or stopping colon cancer screening in the elderly: a qualitative study
    Carmen L Lewis
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:816-21. 2009
    ..However, little is known about how physicians make decisions about colon cancer screening in adults age 75 and older...
  8. pmc Plans to stop cancer screening tests among adults who recently considered screening
    Carmen L Lewis
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:859-64. 2010
    ..We sought to estimate what proportion of adults plan to stop cancer screening tests among adults who recently considered screening and to explore factors associated with these screening plans...
  9. pmc A randomized trial of three videos that differ in the framing of information about mammography in women 40 to 49 years old
    Carmen L Lewis
    Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7110, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:875-83. 2003
    ..To assess the effect of providing structured information about the benefits and harms of mammography in differing frames on women's perceptions of screening...
  10. pmc A targeted decision aid for the elderly to decide whether to undergo colorectal cancer screening: development and results of an uncontrolled trial
    Carmen L Lewis
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 10:54. 2010
    ..The objective is to develop and test a decision aid designed to promote individualized colorectal cancer screening decision making for adults age 75 and over...
  11. pmc Older adults' attitudes about continuing cancer screening later in life: a pilot study interviewing residents of two continuing care communities
    Carmen L Lewis
    Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Geriatr 6:10. 2006
    ..Because older adults' preferences are central to individualized decisions, we assessed older adults' perspectives about continuing cancer screening later in life...
  12. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer risk in primary care: implications for chemoprevention
    Carmen L Lewis
    Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7110, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1897-903. 2004
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  13. pmc Trends in the use of feeding tubes in North Carolina hospitals
    Carmen L Lewis
    Department of Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:1034-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine whether the use of feeding tubes has continued to increase through the 1990s despite these widely publicized concerns...
  14. ncbi request reprint Surrogates' perceptions about feeding tube placement decisions
    Carmen L Lewis
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 5039 Old Clinic Building 229, CB 7110, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7110, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 61:246-52. 2006
    ..2) To determine surrogates' perceptions of the information they received to make this decision...
  15. doi request reprint Comparing 3 techniques for eliciting patient values for decision making about prostate-specific antigen screening: a randomized controlled trial
    Michael Patrick Pignone
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Universityof North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 725 Martin LutherKing Jr Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:362-8. 2013
    ..To make good decisions about prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening, men must consider how they value the different potential outcomes...
  16. doi request reprint Using quality improvement techniques to increase colon cancer screening
    Michael P Pignone
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Am J Med 122:419-20. 2009
    ..The use of decision aids in clinical practice can increase screening rates by up to 14 percentage points. Mailing the decision aids to patients in advance of office visits appears to be a cost-effective means of implementation...
  17. pmc A randomized comparison of patients' understanding of number needed to treat and other common risk reduction formats
    Stacey L Sheridan
    Division of General Medicine and Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:884-92. 2003
    ..Commentators have suggested that patients may understand quantitative information about treatment benefits better when they are presented as numbers needed to treat (NNT) rather than as absolute or relative risk reductions...
  18. doi request reprint Perceptions of depression among dementia caregivers: findings from the CATIE-AD trial
    Lea C Watson
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 26:397-402. 2011
    ..For patients with Alzheimer's disease complicated by behavioral disturbances, to use single questions about perceived depression and assess patient and caregiver accuracy in recognizing patient depression...
  19. pmc Perceptions of informed decision making about cancer screening in a diverse primary care population
    Margaret L Gourlay
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    Fam Med 42:421-7. 2010
    ..Our objective was to describe primary care patients' perceptions of informed and shared decision making about cancer screening tests in a diverse sample...
  20. ncbi request reprint Information needs of men regarding prostate cancer screening and the effect of a brief decision aid
    Stacey L Sheridan
    Division of General Medicine and Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 5039 Old Clinic Building, CB 7110, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 54:345-51. 2004
    ..Little is known about what information affects men's decisions about prostate cancer screening...
  21. doi request reprint Methodology of a pilot study to improve the quality of medication use in older adults: Enhancing Quality in Psychiatry Using Pharmacists (EQUIPP)
    Mary T Roth
    Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7573, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 7:362-72. 2009
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  22. pmc Resident physicians' life expectancy estimates and colon cancer screening recommendations in elderly patients
    Carmen L Lewis
    Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Med Decis Making 28:254-61. 2008
    ..Colon cancer screening recommendations for patients aged 75 years and older should account for variation in older adults' health states, life expectancies, and potential to benefit from screening...
  23. doi request reprint Randomized trial of presenting absolute v. relative risk reduction in the elicitation of patient values for heart disease prevention with conjoint analysis
    Jennifer M Griffith
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Med Decis Making 29:167-74. 2009
    ..The authors performed a randomized controlled trial to test the effect of 2 different formats of risk reduction information when using conjoint analysis to elicit values about heart disease prevention...

Research Grants2

  1. Colon Cancer Screening Decisions in Late Life
    Carmen Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..With this award Dr Lewis will be prepared to make significant contributions to cancer prevention and control in the aging U.S. population. ..