Bruce S Ling
Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
- 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...
- Relationship of communication and information measures to colorectal cancer screening utilization: results from HINTSBruce 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...
- 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....
- Physicians encouraging colorectal screening: a randomized controlled trial of enhanced office and patient management on compliance with colorectal cancer screeningBruce 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...
- Using the transtheoretical model to stage screening behavior for colorectal cancerJeanette 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...
- A population-based, community estimate of total colon examination: the impact on compliance with screening for colorectal cancerRobert 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...
- Patients with Complex Chronic Diseases: perspectives on supporting self-managementMary 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...
- Adherence to repeat screening flexible sigmoidoscopy in the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer Screening TrialJoel 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...
- When pregnant patients disclose substance use: missed opportunities for behavioral change counselingJudy 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...
- The effect of patient race on total joint replacement recommendations and utilization in the orthopedic settingLeslie 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....
- Family history and colorectal cancer screening: a survey of physician knowledge and practice patternsPaul 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...