Goutham Rao

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Using the likelihood ratio
    Tadao Okada
    Kameda Medical Center, Chiba, Japan
    J Fam Pract 54:127-8. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Physician numeracy as the basis for an evidence-based medicine curriculum
    Goutham Rao
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Acad Med 85:1794-9. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Childhood obesity: highlights of AMA Expert Committee recommendations
    Goutham Rao
    Weight Management and Wellness Center, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Am Fam Physician 78:56-63. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Probability error in diagnosis: the conjunction fallacy among beginning medical students
    Goutham Rao
    Department of Pediatrics and UPMC St Margaret Family Medicine Residency, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Fam Med 41:262-5. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Physician numeracy: essential skills for practicing evidence-based medicine
    Goutham Rao
    Department of Pediatrics, UPMC St Margaret Family Medicine Residency Program and Center for EBM Education, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Fam Med 40:354-8. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Office-based strategies for the management of obesity
    Goutham Rao
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am Fam Physician 81:1449-56 ; quiz 1429. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Number needed to treat
    Goutham Rao
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center St Margaret, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Fam Pract 52:866. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Does this patient have Parkinson disease?
    Goutham Rao
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3518 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    JAMA 289:347-53. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint What is an ROC curve?
    Goutham Rao
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center St Margaret, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Fam Pract 52:695. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Remembering the meanings of sensitivity, specificity, and predictive values
    Goutham Rao
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburg Medical Center St Margaret, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Fam Pract 53:53. 2004

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Using the likelihood ratio
    Tadao Okada
    Kameda Medical Center, Chiba, Japan
    J Fam Pract 54:127-8. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Physician numeracy as the basis for an evidence-based medicine curriculum
    Goutham Rao
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Acad Med 85:1794-9. 2010
    ..An EBM curriculum based on physician numeracy is described, together with the challenges inherent to this approach...
  3. ncbi request reprint Childhood obesity: highlights of AMA Expert Committee recommendations
    Goutham Rao
    Weight Management and Wellness Center, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Am Fam Physician 78:56-63. 2008
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Probability error in diagnosis: the conjunction fallacy among beginning medical students
    Goutham Rao
    Department of Pediatrics and UPMC St Margaret Family Medicine Residency, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Fam Med 41:262-5. 2009
    ..It is one type of cognitive error in estimation of probability to which physicians are known to be prone. The purpose of this study was to determine whether beginning medical students are also prone to the conjunction fallacy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Physician numeracy: essential skills for practicing evidence-based medicine
    Goutham Rao
    Department of Pediatrics, UPMC St Margaret Family Medicine Residency Program and Center for EBM Education, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Fam Med 40:354-8. 2008
    ..Objectives for a numeracy curriculum based on a recent research article and a curriculum using an EBM framework are described...
  6. ncbi request reprint Office-based strategies for the management of obesity
    Goutham Rao
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am Fam Physician 81:1449-56 ; quiz 1429. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Number needed to treat
    Goutham Rao
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center St Margaret, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Fam Pract 52:866. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Does this patient have Parkinson disease?
    Goutham Rao
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3518 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    JAMA 289:347-53. 2003
    ..Diagnosis of Parkinson disease (PD) remains challenging. An accurate diagnosis is important because effective symptomatic treatment for PD is available...
  9. ncbi request reprint What is an ROC curve?
    Goutham Rao
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center St Margaret, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Fam Pract 52:695. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Remembering the meanings of sensitivity, specificity, and predictive values
    Goutham Rao
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburg Medical Center St Margaret, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Fam Pract 53:53. 2004
  11. ncbi request reprint Interpretation of confidence intervals
    Goutham Rao
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Family Practice Residency, UPMC St Margaret, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Fam Pract 52:970. 2003
  12. ncbi request reprint The problem with Ps
    Goutham Rao
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Fam Pract 53:192. 2004
  13. ncbi request reprint Childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Tamara S Hannon
    Division of Weight Management and Wellness, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Pediatrics 116:473-80. 2005
    ..Health care professionals are advised to perform the appropriate screening in children at risk for T2DM, diagnose the condition as early as possible, and provide rigorous management of the disease...
  14. ncbi request reprint Pediatric obesity-related counseling in the outpatient setting
    Goutham Rao
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Weight Management and Wellness Center, UPMC St Margaret Family Medicine Residency, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 5:377-9. 2005
    ..To determine rates of pediatric obesity-related counseling in the outpatient setting...
  15. ncbi request reprint Management of GERD. Current primary care approaches
    Goutham Rao
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Fam Pract . 2005
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of a PDA-assisted evidence-based medicine course on knowledge of common clinical problems
    Roland M Grad
    Department of Family Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Fam Med 37:734-40. 2005
    ..This study's objective was to determine if PDA-assisted EBM training would improve clinical knowledge...
  17. ncbi request reprint Intention-to-treat analysis: protecting the integrity of randomization
    Kiame J Mahaniah
    Lawrence Family Medicine Residency, MA, USA
    J Fam Pract 53:644. 2004
  18. ncbi request reprint Clinical research in family medicine: quantity and quality of published articles
    Joel Merenstein
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, St Margaret, PA 15201, USA
    Fam Med 35:284-8. 2003
    ..Publication of clinical research in peer-reviewed journals is an important measure of scholarly productivity. This study determined the quantity and quality of original clinical research published by family physicians...
  19. ncbi request reprint Introduction of handheld computing to a family practice residency program
    Goutham Rao
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, St Margaret, PA 15215, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 15:118-22. 2002
    ..It is important for residency programs to introduce their trainees and faculty to this technology. This article describes a formal strategy to introduce handheld computing to a family practice residency program...