Betsy Lynn Sleath

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Provider Discussion, Education, and Question-Asking about Control Medications during Pediatric Asthma Visits
    Betsy Sleath
    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Int J Pediatr 2011:212160. 2011
  2. pmc Communication about ADHD and its treatment during pediatric asthma visits
    Betsy Sleath
    Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy, 2214 Kerr Hall, CB 7573, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599, USA
    Community Ment Health J 50:185-92. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Communication during pediatric asthma visits and child asthma medication device technique 1 month later
    Betsy Sleath
    Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy, Chapel Hill, 27599 7573, USA
    J Asthma 49:918-25. 2012
  4. pmc Communication during pediatric asthma visits and self-reported asthma medication adherence
    Betsy Sleath
    Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Beard Hall, CB 7360, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7360, USA
    Pediatrics 130:627-33. 2012
  5. pmc Patient-reported barriers to glaucoma medication access, use, and adherence in southern India
    Betsy L Sleath
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Indian J Ophthalmol 57:63-8. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Latinos' sources of medication and medication information in the United States and their home countries
    Betsy Sleath
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, and Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 75:279-82. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Arthritis patients' perceptions of rheumatologists' participatory decision-making style and communication about complementary and alternative medicine
    Betsy Sleath
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:416-21. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Communication about depression during rheumatoid arthritis patient visits
    Betsy Sleath
    University of North Carolina, Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7630, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:186-91. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Physician reported communication about depression and psychosocial issues during postpartum visits
    Betsy Lynn Sleath
    School of Pharmacy and a research associate at the Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    N C Med J 68:151-5. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Self-reported prevalence and factors associated with nonadherence with glaucoma medications in veteran outpatients
    Betsy Sleath
    Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, University of North Carolina School of Pharmacy, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 7:67-73. 2009

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. pmc Provider Discussion, Education, and Question-Asking about Control Medications during Pediatric Asthma Visits
    Betsy Sleath
    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Int J Pediatr 2011:212160. 2011
    ..Conclusion. Providers need to educate and ask more questions of families about side effects and how well control medications are working...
  2. pmc Communication about ADHD and its treatment during pediatric asthma visits
    Betsy Sleath
    Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy, 2214 Kerr Hall, CB 7573, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599, USA
    Community Ment Health J 50:185-92. 2014
    ..Providers should set appropriate treatment expectations, establish target symptoms, and encourage children and parents to ask questions so mutual decision-making can occur. ..
  3. doi request reprint Communication during pediatric asthma visits and child asthma medication device technique 1 month later
    Betsy Sleath
    Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy, Chapel Hill, 27599 7573, USA
    J Asthma 49:918-25. 2012
    ..This study investigated how provider demonstration of and assessment of child use of asthma medication devices and certain aspects of provider-patient communication during medical visits is associated with device technique 1 month later...
  4. pmc Communication during pediatric asthma visits and self-reported asthma medication adherence
    Betsy Sleath
    Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Beard Hall, CB 7360, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7360, USA
    Pediatrics 130:627-33. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Patient-reported barriers to glaucoma medication access, use, and adherence in southern India
    Betsy L Sleath
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Indian J Ophthalmol 57:63-8. 2009
    ..Unmarried patients and patients who reported difficulty squeezing the bottle and difficulty opening the bottle were significantly more likely to report nonadherence...
  6. doi request reprint Latinos' sources of medication and medication information in the United States and their home countries
    Betsy Sleath
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, and Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 75:279-82. 2009
    ..In the United States, Latino grocery stores are referred to as "tiendas"...
  7. doi request reprint Arthritis patients' perceptions of rheumatologists' participatory decision-making style and communication about complementary and alternative medicine
    Betsy Sleath
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:416-21. 2008
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Communication about depression during rheumatoid arthritis patient visits
    Betsy Sleath
    University of North Carolina, Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7630, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:186-91. 2008
    ..To examine whether rheumatologists and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients with depressive symptoms communicate about depression...
  9. ncbi request reprint Physician reported communication about depression and psychosocial issues during postpartum visits
    Betsy Lynn Sleath
    School of Pharmacy and a research associate at the Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    N C Med J 68:151-5. 2007
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Self-reported prevalence and factors associated with nonadherence with glaucoma medications in veteran outpatients
    Betsy Sleath
    Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, University of North Carolina School of Pharmacy, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 7:67-73. 2009
    ..The purpose of the current study was to determine the self-reported prevalence of and factors associated with nonadherence with glaucoma medications in veteran outpatients...
  11. doi request reprint Development of an instrument to measure glaucoma medication self-efficacy and outcome expectations
    B Sleath
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7590, USA
    Eye (Lond) 24:624-31. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop and evaluate the psychometric properties of (a) a glaucoma medication self-efficacy scale and (b) a glaucoma outcome expectations scale...
  12. doi request reprint Latino patients' preferences for medication information and pharmacy services
    Betsy Sleath
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, School of Pharmacy, CB 7360, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7360, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 49:632-6. 2009
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  13. doi request reprint Antidepressant and antipsychotic use and adherence among Medicaid youths: differences by race
    Betsy Sleath
    School of Pharmacy, Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7590, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Community Ment Health J 46:265-72. 2010
    ..Providers should make sure to investigate both youth and caregiver concerns, fears, and barriers to using these medications and work with the families to develop strategies to improve medication use among youth...
  14. pmc Provider demonstration and assessment of child device technique during pediatric asthma visits
    Betsy Sleath
    Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina, Beard Hall, CB 7360, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Pediatrics 127:642-8. 2011
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Validation of a short version of the glaucoma medication self-efficacy questionnaire
    Betsy Sleath
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina, CB 7590, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Br J Ophthalmol 96:258-62. 2012
    ....
  16. pmc The relationship between glaucoma medication adherence, eye drop technique, and visual field defect severity
    Betsy Sleath
    Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7590, USA
    Ophthalmology 118:2398-402. 2011
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  17. ncbi request reprint Provider-patient communication about antidepressants among veterans with mental health conditions
    Betsy Sleath
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research and the Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7590, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 5:9-17. 2007
    ..Little is known about provider-patient communication regarding antidepressants in primary care settings...
  18. ncbi request reprint Patient-reported behavior and problems in using glaucoma medications
    Betsy Sleath
    University of North Carolina School of Pharmacy, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7590, USA
    Ophthalmology 113:431-6. 2006
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Literacy and perceived barriers to medication taking among homeless mothers and their children
    Betsy L Sleath
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill UNCCH, 27599 7590, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:346-51. 2006
    ..The relation of medical literacy to women-reported barriers to taking medication themselves or giving medication to their children was studied...
  20. ncbi request reprint Communicating with children about medicines: a pharmacist's perspective
    Betsy Sleath
    School of Pharmacy, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7360, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 60:604-7. 2003
  21. ncbi request reprint Sociological influences on antidepressant prescribing
    Betsy Sleath
    School of Pharmacy and Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Beard Hall CB 7360, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7360, USA
    Soc Sci Med 56:1335-44. 2003
    ..Health care providers need to take the time to help patients without insurance obtain antidepressant medication if it is needed...
  22. ncbi request reprint Gender, ethnicity, and physician-patient communication about depression and anxiety in primary care
    Betsy Sleath
    School of Pharmacy, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Beard Hall CB 7360, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7360, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 48:243-52. 2002
    ..Physicians were more likely to ask Hispanic patients and patients who rated their emotional health poorly one or more open-ended questions about anxiety. Female physicians were more likely to counsel patients than male physicians...
  23. ncbi request reprint Providing Pharmaceutical care to Spanish-speaking patients
    Betsy Sleath
    School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (Wash) 42:799-800. 2002
  24. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity and physician-older patient communication about alternative therapies
    B Sleath
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, School of Pharmacy, and Institute on Aging, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7590, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 7:329-35. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe ethnic differences in physician-patient communication about alternative therapies, using a data set comprised of audiotapes and transcripts of primary care medical visits...
  25. ncbi request reprint Resident physician management of Hispanic and non-Hispanic white patients on antidepressants
    B Sleath
    School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7360, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 13:231-8. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine how well resident physicians monitored Hispanic and non-Hispanic white patients who were prescribed antidepressant medication...
  26. ncbi request reprint Physician-patient communication about over-the-counter medications
    B Sleath
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research and School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Beard Hall, CB 7360, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7360, USA
    Soc Sci Med 53:357-69. 2001
    ..Physician-patient communication about OTC medications should be encouraged so that the patient becomes a collaborative partner in medication management...
  27. ncbi request reprint Antidepressant prescribing to Hispanic and non-Hispanic white patients in primary care
    B L Sleath
    School of Pharmacy and Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7360, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 35:419-23. 2001
    ..To examine whether there was a difference in the prescribing of selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and non-SSRI antidepressants to Hispanic and non-Hispanic white patients in primary care...
  28. ncbi request reprint The influence of Hispanic ethnicity on patients' expression of complaints about and problems with adherence to antidepressant therapy
    Betsy Sleath
    School of Pharmacy and Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7360, USA
    Clin Ther 25:1739-49. 2003
    ..Although Hispanics constitute the most rapidly growing ethnic group in the United States, few studies have examined the relationship between Hispanic ethnicity and patients' experiences with the use of antidepressant medications...
  29. ncbi request reprint Drug information sources and antidepressant adherence
    Betsy Sleath
    School of Pharmacy, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7360, USA
    Community Ment Health J 39:359-68. 2003
    ..Patients who received antidepressant information from more sources were significantly more adherent to their regimen than patients who received information from fewer sources...
  30. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in the use of antidepressants and counseling for depression among homeless women
    Betsy L Sleath
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Community Ment Health J 42:77-85. 2006
    ..14, 95% CI=0.02, 0.90). Fourteen of the 92 depressed women reported needing mental health services but not receiving them during the past 3 months and all of these women were Black...
  31. ncbi request reprint Patients' perceptions of primary care physicians' participatory decision-making style and communication about complementary and alternative medicine for arthritis
    Betsy Sleath
    University of North Carolina School of Pharmacy, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 11:449-53. 2005
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  32. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity and prenatal depression: women's experiences and perspectives on communicating about their emotions and feelings during pregnancy
    Betsy Sleath
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7360, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 58:35-40. 2005
    ..Women felt that providers and families could try to develop trust with them and try to make them feel more comfortable discussing their feelings...
  33. ncbi request reprint Hispanic ethnicity, language, and depression: physician-patient communication and patient use of alternative treatments
    Betsy L Sleath
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Center for Health Services Research, NC 27599 3386, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 34:235-46. 2004
    ..To examine the relationship between Hispanic ethnicity and language spoken with physician communication about depression and patient use of alternative treatments for depression...
  34. ncbi request reprint Medication use among black and white caregivers of older male veterans with dementia
    Betsy Sleath
    University of North Carolina School of Pharmacy, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3386, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 2:133-40. 2004
    ..It is important to identify racial disparities in medication use so that these differences can be corrected...
  35. ncbi request reprint Physician expression of empathy and positiveness to Hispanic and non-Hispanic white patients during medical encounters
    B Sleath
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Fam Med 32:91-6. 2000
    ..This study examined the extent to which physicians expressed empathy and positiveness to Hispanic and non-Hispanic white patients during primary care visits...
  36. pmc Use of complementary and alternative medicine among patients with arthritis
    Leigh F Callahan
    Thurston Arthritis Research Center, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7280, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A44. 2009
    ..This study was designed to provide detailed information about use of CAM for symptoms associated with arthritis in patients followed in primary care and specialty clinics in North Carolina...
  37. ncbi request reprint Physician knowledge and adherence to prescribing antibiotic prophylaxis for sickle cell disease
    Keele E Wurst
    University of North Carolina School of Pharmacy and School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7630, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 16:245-51. 2004
    ..physician knowledge of and adherence to sickle cell guidelines; and (ii). the types of educational programs about sickle cell disease desired by physicians...
  38. ncbi request reprint Quality of pulmonary function testing in 3 large primary care pediatric clinics in rural North Carolina
    Chris Gillette
    Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    N C Med J 72:105-10. 2011
    ..Pulmonary function testing (eg, spirometry) is recommended by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute as part of basic asthma management. Previous research has shown that spirometry is feasible in primary care settings...
  39. ncbi request reprint Survey of characteristics and treatment preferences for physicians treating postpartum depression in the general medical setting
    Naveen Thomas
    Vista Staffing Solutions, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Community Ment Health J 44:47-56. 2008
    ....