Bruce S Ling

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Informed decision-making and colorectal cancer screening: is it occurring in primary care?
    Bruce S Ling
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Med Care 46:S23-9. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Relationship of communication and information measures to colorectal cancer screening utilization: results from HINTS
    Bruce S Ling
    Institute for Doctor Patient Communication, Center for Research on Health Care, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Health Commun 11:181-90. 2006
  3. pmc Orthopedic communication about osteoarthritis treatment: Does patient race matter?
    Leslie R M Hausmann
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System and University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:635-42. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Physicians encouraging colorectal screening: a randomized controlled trial of enhanced office and patient management on compliance with colorectal cancer screening
    Bruce S Ling
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:47-55. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Using the transtheoretical model to stage screening behavior for colorectal cancer
    Jeanette M Trauth
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:322-36. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint A population-based, community estimate of total colon examination: the impact on compliance with screening for colorectal cancer
    Robert E Schoen
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:446-51. 2002
  7. pmc Patients with Complex Chronic Diseases: perspectives on supporting self-management
    Mary Ann Sevick
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System 151 C, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:438-44. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Adherence to repeat screening flexible sigmoidoscopy in the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer Screening Trial
    Joel L Weissfeld
    University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Cancer 94:2569-76. 2002
  9. pmc When pregnant patients disclose substance use: missed opportunities for behavioral change counseling
    Judy C Chang
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences and Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Magee Womens Hospital of UPMC, 300 Halket Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 72:394-401. 2008
  10. pmc The effect of patient race on total joint replacement recommendations and utilization in the orthopedic setting
    Leslie R M Hausmann
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 7180 Highland Drive 151C H, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:982-8. 2010

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Informed decision-making and colorectal cancer screening: is it occurring in primary care?
    Bruce S Ling
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Med Care 46:S23-9. 2008
    ..The degree to which providers communicate the information necessary to prepare patients for participation in this process is not known...
  2. ncbi request reprint Relationship of communication and information measures to colorectal cancer screening utilization: results from HINTS
    Bruce S Ling
    Institute for Doctor Patient Communication, Center for Research on Health Care, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Health Commun 11:181-90. 2006
    ..Another promising information delivery approach is the Internet. Dedicated efforts using these approaches for information exchange may be most beneficial toward increasing utilization of colorectal cancer screening...
  3. pmc Orthopedic communication about osteoarthritis treatment: Does patient race matter?
    Leslie R M Hausmann
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System and University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:635-42. 2011
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Physicians encouraging colorectal screening: a randomized controlled trial of enhanced office and patient management on compliance with colorectal cancer screening
    Bruce S Ling
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:47-55. 2009
    ..Colorectal cancer screening is underused. Our objective was to evaluate methods for promoting colorectal cancer screening in primary care practice...
  5. ncbi request reprint Using the transtheoretical model to stage screening behavior for colorectal cancer
    Jeanette M Trauth
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:322-36. 2003
    ..This study appears to be one of the first applications of this theory to understanding CRC screening behavior in a community intervention...
  6. ncbi request reprint A population-based, community estimate of total colon examination: the impact on compliance with screening for colorectal cancer
    Robert E Schoen
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:446-51. 2002
    ..In a population-based survey we determined the prevalence and validated the self-reporting of TCE and assessed its impact on compliance with screening...
  7. pmc Patients with Complex Chronic Diseases: perspectives on supporting self-management
    Mary Ann Sevick
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System 151 C, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:438-44. 2007
    ..The case is discussed in terms of intervention effectiveness in the areas of prevention, addiction, and self-management of single diseases. Implications for research are discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Adherence to repeat screening flexible sigmoidoscopy in the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer Screening Trial
    Joel L Weissfeld
    University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Cancer 94:2569-76. 2002
    ..In the current prospective study, the authors used adherence to repeat testing to assess the acceptability of screening flexible sigmoidoscopy...
  9. pmc When pregnant patients disclose substance use: missed opportunities for behavioral change counseling
    Judy C Chang
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences and Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Magee Womens Hospital of UPMC, 300 Halket Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 72:394-401. 2008
    ..Little is known about how obstetric care providers and patients discuss these issues. Our objective was to examine patient-provider communication about substance use behaviors during these visits...
  10. pmc The effect of patient race on total joint replacement recommendations and utilization in the orthopedic setting
    Leslie R M Hausmann
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 7180 Highland Drive 151C H, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:982-8. 2010
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Family history and colorectal cancer screening: a survey of physician knowledge and practice patterns
    Paul C Schroy
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:1031-6. 2002
    ..The objectives of this study were to assess and compare the current knowledge and practice patterns of gastroenterologists and primary care physicians regarding familial risk of CRC...

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