Valerie G Press

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Affiliation: University of Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Patient-centered care and its effect on outcomes in the treatment of asthma
    Nashmia Qamar
    Pediatric Residency Program, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Patient Relat Outcome Meas 2:81-109. 2011
  2. pmc Teaching the use of respiratory inhalers to hospitalized patients with asthma or COPD: a randomized trial
    Valerie G Press
    Section of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago Medical Center, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 5000, W328, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1317-25. 2012
  3. pmc Interventions to improve outcomes for minority adults with asthma: a systematic review
    Valerie G Press
    Section of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 5000, W305, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1001-15. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint The Chicago Breathe Project: a regional approach to improving education on asthma inhalers for resident physicians and minority patients
    Valerie G Press
    Section of Hospital Medicine, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 102:548-55. 2010
  5. pmc Misuse of respiratory inhalers in hospitalized patients with asthma or COPD
    Valerie G Press
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Instructor, Section of Hospital Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:635-42. 2011
  6. pmc Internal medicine residents' comfort with and frequency of providing dietary counseling to diabetic patients
    Joyce W Tang
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 750 N Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:1140-3. 2009
  7. pmc Confirmatory spirometry for adults hospitalized with a diagnosis of asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation
    Valentin Prieto Centurion
    University of Illinios at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 12:73. 2012
  8. pmc More than meets the eye: relationship between low health literacy and poor vision in hospitalized patients
    Valerie G Press
    a Section of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Health Commun 18:197-204. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint IBCD: development and testing of a checklist to improve quality of care for hospitalized general medical patients
    Anthony V Aspesi
    Quality and Safety Scholarship and Discovery Track, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 39:147-56. 2013

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Publications9

  1. pmc Patient-centered care and its effect on outcomes in the treatment of asthma
    Nashmia Qamar
    Pediatric Residency Program, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Patient Relat Outcome Meas 2:81-109. 2011
    ..Despite the need for further research, enough evidence exists that supports incorporating a patient-centered approach to asthma management, in order to achieve improved outcomes and patient health...
  2. pmc Teaching the use of respiratory inhalers to hospitalized patients with asthma or COPD: a randomized trial
    Valerie G Press
    Section of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago Medical Center, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 5000, W328, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1317-25. 2012
    ..Hospitalized patients frequently misuse their respiratory inhalers, yet it is unclear what the most effective hospital-based educational intervention is for this population...
  3. pmc Interventions to improve outcomes for minority adults with asthma: a systematic review
    Valerie G Press
    Section of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 5000, W305, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1001-15. 2012
    ..To systematically review the literature to characterize interventions with potential to improve outcomes for minority patients with asthma...
  4. ncbi request reprint The Chicago Breathe Project: a regional approach to improving education on asthma inhalers for resident physicians and minority patients
    Valerie G Press
    Section of Hospital Medicine, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 102:548-55. 2010
    ..Asthma affects minority citizens in Chicago disproportionately. Policy changes introducing hydrofluroalkane (HFA) inhalers may worsen already-existing health disparities related to asthma...
  5. pmc Misuse of respiratory inhalers in hospitalized patients with asthma or COPD
    Valerie G Press
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Instructor, Section of Hospital Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:635-42. 2011
    ..Unfortunately, medications dispensed via respiratory inhalers to patients with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can be difficult to use...
  6. pmc Internal medicine residents' comfort with and frequency of providing dietary counseling to diabetic patients
    Joyce W Tang
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 750 N Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:1140-3. 2009
    ..Resident physicians' preparedness to provide dietary counseling for the rising number of diabetic patients is unclear...
  7. pmc Confirmatory spirometry for adults hospitalized with a diagnosis of asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation
    Valentin Prieto Centurion
    University of Illinios at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 12:73. 2012
    ..This study was designed to determine the feasibility of spirometry and to determine its utility to confirm the diagnosis in patients hospitalized with a physician diagnosis of asthma or COPD exacerbation...
  8. pmc More than meets the eye: relationship between low health literacy and poor vision in hospitalized patients
    Valerie G Press
    a Section of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Health Commun 18:197-204. 2013
    ..38%, p < .001)...
  9. ncbi request reprint IBCD: development and testing of a checklist to improve quality of care for hospitalized general medical patients
    Anthony V Aspesi
    Quality and Safety Scholarship and Discovery Track, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 39:147-56. 2013
    ..Several studies have demonstrated the usefulness of medical checklists to improve quality of care in surgery and the ICU. The feasibility, effectiveness, and sustainability of a checklist was explored...