David H Thom

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Urologic diseases in America project: urinary incontinence in women-national trends in hospitalizations, office visits, treatment and economic impact
    David H Thom
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California San Francisco, USA
    J Urol 173:1295-301. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Patient trust in the physician: relationship to patient requests
    David H Thom
    University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine, SF General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Avenue, Building 80 83, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Fam Pract 19:476-83. 2002
  3. pmc Differences in prevalence of urinary incontinence by race/ethnicity
    David H Thom
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Urol 175:259-64. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint A new instrument to measure appropriateness of services in primary care
    David H Thom
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94110, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 16:133-40. 2004
  5. pmc Description and evaluation of an EBM curriculum using a block rotation
    David H Thom
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    BMC Med Educ 4:19. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Direct observation of requests for clinical services in office practice: what do patients want and do they get it?
    Richard L Kravitz
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:1673-81. 2003
  7. pmc Childbirth and female sexual function later in life
    Julia E Fehniger
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois the Departments of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Family and Community Medicine, and Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California and the Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, California
    Obstet Gynecol 122:988-97. 2013
  8. pmc The effectiveness of medical assistant health coaching for low-income patients with uncontrolled diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia: protocol for a randomized controlled trial and baseline characteristics of the study population
    Rachel Willard-Grace
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 14:27. 2013
  9. pmc Fecal incontinence decreases sexual quality of life, but does not prevent sexual activity in women
    Laurel R Imhoff
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco East Bay, Oakland, California, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 55:1059-65. 2012
  10. pmc Obstructive defecation in middle-aged women
    Madhulika G Varma
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 2330 Post St Suite 260, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 53:2702-9. 2008

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Publications49

  1. ncbi request reprint Urologic diseases in America project: urinary incontinence in women-national trends in hospitalizations, office visits, treatment and economic impact
    David H Thom
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California San Francisco, USA
    J Urol 173:1295-301. 2005
    ..We describe temporal trends in hospitalizations, outpatient visits and the treatment of female urinary incontinence (UI), and estimated the costs of incontinence using national databases...
  2. ncbi request reprint Patient trust in the physician: relationship to patient requests
    David H Thom
    University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine, SF General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Avenue, Building 80 83, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Fam Pract 19:476-83. 2002
    ..Patient trust is a key component of the patient-physician relationship. A previous qualitative study has suggested that a low level of trust is associated with unfulfilled requests...
  3. pmc Differences in prevalence of urinary incontinence by race/ethnicity
    David H Thom
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Urol 175:259-64. 2006
    ..We compared the prevalence of urinary incontinence by type among white, black, Hispanic and Asian-American women...
  4. ncbi request reprint A new instrument to measure appropriateness of services in primary care
    David H Thom
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94110, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 16:133-40. 2004
    ..To develop a new instrument for judging the appropriateness of three key services (new prescription, diagnostic test, and referral) as delivered in primary care outpatient visits...
  5. pmc Description and evaluation of an EBM curriculum using a block rotation
    David H Thom
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    BMC Med Educ 4:19. 2004
    ..We sought to evaluate the impact of this curriculum on interns, residents, and faculty...
  6. ncbi request reprint Direct observation of requests for clinical services in office practice: what do patients want and do they get it?
    Richard L Kravitz
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:1673-81. 2003
    ..However, little is known about the nature, frequency, and impact of such requests. We performed this study to ascertain the prevalence, antecedents, and consequences of patients' requests for clinical services in ambulatory practice...
  7. pmc Childbirth and female sexual function later in life
    Julia E Fehniger
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois the Departments of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Family and Community Medicine, and Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California and the Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, California
    Obstet Gynecol 122:988-97. 2013
    ..To examine relationships among parity, mode of delivery, and other parturition-related factors with women's sexual function later in life...
  8. pmc The effectiveness of medical assistant health coaching for low-income patients with uncontrolled diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia: protocol for a randomized controlled trial and baseline characteristics of the study population
    Rachel Willard-Grace
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 14:27. 2013
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  9. pmc Fecal incontinence decreases sexual quality of life, but does not prevent sexual activity in women
    Laurel R Imhoff
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco East Bay, Oakland, California, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 55:1059-65. 2012
    ..The impact of anal incontinence on women's sexual function is poorly understood...
  10. pmc Obstructive defecation in middle-aged women
    Madhulika G Varma
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 2330 Post St Suite 260, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 53:2702-9. 2008
    ..Demographic factors, with the exception of employment status, were not significant, indicating that obstructive defecation, although widespread, does not affect any particular group of women...
  11. pmc Sexual function and aging in racially and ethnically diverse women
    Alison J Huang
    Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1362-8. 2009
    ..To examine factors influencing sexual activity and functioning in racially and ethnically diverse middle-aged and older women...
  12. pmc Is primary care providers' trust in socially marginalized patients affected by race?
    David Moskowitz
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 1211, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:846-51. 2011
    ..Clinician trust in the patient may be especially important when prescribing opioid analgesics because of concerns about misuse. Previous studies have found that non-white patients are perceived negatively by clinicians...
  13. pmc Parturition events and risk of urinary incontinence in later life
    David H Thom
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 30:1456-61. 2011
    ..To examine the association between specific events during vaginal deliveries and urinary incontinence later in life...
  14. ncbi request reprint Quality-of-life impact and treatment of urinary incontinence in ethnically diverse older women
    Alison J Huang
    General Internal Medicine Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:2000-6. 2006
    ..To identify the factors associated with greater quality-of-life impact, treatment seeking, and use of treatments for urinary incontinence in ethnically diverse older women...
  15. pmc Health coaching to improve hypertension treatment in a low-income, minority population
    David Margolius
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Ann Fam Med 10:199-205. 2012
    ..We conducted a study to determine whether health coaching with home titration of antihypertensive medications can improve blood pressure control compared with health coaching alone in a low-income, predominantly minority population...
  16. pmc Mixed urinary incontinence: greater impact on quality of life
    Anna C Frick
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, USA
    J Urol 182:596-600. 2009
    ..We compared the impact of mixed, stress and urge urinary incontinence on quality of life in middle-aged or older women...
  17. pmc Development and evaluation of a cultural competency training curriculum
    David H Thom
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Avenue, Building 80 83, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    BMC Med Educ 6:38. 2006
    ..While cultural competency training for physicians is increasingly promoted, relatively few studies evaluating the impact of training have been published...
  18. pmc Incidence of and risk factors for change in urinary incontinence status in a prospective cohort of middle-aged and older women: the reproductive risk of incontinence study in Kaiser
    David H Thom
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    J Urol 184:1394-401. 2010
    ..Urinary incontinence is a dynamic condition that can progress and regress but few groups have examined risk factors for change in incontinence status...
  19. pmc Impact of peer health coaching on glycemic control in low-income patients with diabetes: a randomized controlled trial
    David H Thom
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Ann Fam Med 11:137-44. 2013
    ..We conducted a randomized controlled trial to test whether clinic-based peer health coaching, compared with usual care, improves glycemic control for low-income patients who have poorly controlled diabetes...
  20. pmc Racial differences in pelvic organ prolapse
    Emily L Whitcomb
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 114:1271-7. 2009
    ..To compare the estimated prevalence of, risk factors for, and level of bother associated with subjectively reported and objectively measured pelvic organ prolapse in a racially diverse cohort...
  21. pmc Fecal incontinence in females older than aged 40 years: who is at risk?
    Madhulika G Varma
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 49:841-51. 2006
    ..This study was designed to estimate the prevalence of, and identify risk factors associated with, fecal incontinence in racially diverse females older than aged 40 years...
  22. ncbi request reprint Urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse in a population-based, racially diverse cohort: prevalence and risk factors
    Guri Rortveit
    From the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway Research Unit for General Practice, Uni Health, Bergen, Norway Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco and Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, Oakland, CA
    Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 16:278-83. 2010
    ..We investigated the prevalence of and risk factors for combinations of urinary incontinence (UI), fecal incontinence (FI) and pelvic organ prolapse (POP) in racially diverse women older than 40 years...
  23. pmc Women with diabetes: understanding urinary incontinence and help seeking behavior
    Ashmi M Doshi
    Women s Health Clinical Research Center, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    J Urol 184:1402-7. 2010
    ..We examined the association of urinary incontinence with diabetes status and race, and evaluated beliefs about help seeking for incontinence in a population based cohort of women with vs without diabetes...
  24. pmc The effectiveness of peer health coaching in improving glycemic control among low-income patients with diabetes: protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Amireh Ghorob
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco UCSF, 995 Potrero Ave, Building 80 83, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:208. 2011
    ..Given the limited body of evidence that demonstrates peer coaching significantly improves chronic disease care, this present study examines the impact of peer coaching delivered in a primary care setting on diabetes outcomes...
  25. pmc Using the Teamlet Model to improve chronic care in an academic primary care practice
    Ellen H Chen
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:S610-4. 2010
    ..Team care can improve management of chronic conditions, but implementing a team approach in an academic primary care clinic presents unique challenges...
  26. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a patient-reported measure of physician cultural competency
    David H Thom
    University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 63:636-55. 2006
    ..18; p < .05). This new measure may be useful in assessing levels of culturally competent provider behavior and investigating associations between provider cultural competency and health care processes and outcomes...
  27. pmc Diabetes mellitus and sexual function in middle-aged and older women
    Kelli L Copeland
    Women s Health Clinical Research Center and the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 120:331-40. 2012
    ..Diabetes mellitus is an established risk factor for sexual dysfunction in men, but its effect on female sexual function is poorly understood. We examined the relationship of diabetes to sexual function in middle-aged and older women...
  28. doi request reprint Prevalence of postpartum urinary incontinence: a systematic review
    David H Thom
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 89:1511-22. 2010
    ..to investigate the prevalence of urinary incontinence within the first year postpartum...
  29. pmc Physician trust in the patient: development and validation of a new measure
    David H Thom
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Ann Fam Med 9:148-54. 2011
    ..Previous measures have been limited to patient trust in the physician. We set out to develop and validate a measure of physician trust in the patient...
  30. doi request reprint Invited commentary: the contribution of the BACH Survey to the epidemiology of urinary incontinence
    David H Thom
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:400-3; author reply 404-5. 2008
    ..The associations between cardiovascular disease and incontinence reported for some gender/race-ethnicity subgroups should be considered exploratory...
  31. ncbi request reprint Urinary incontinence in older community-dwelling women: the role of cognitive and physical function decline
    Alison J Huang
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, and University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:909-16. 2007
    ..To examine the association between cognitive decline, physical function decline, and urinary incontinence in older community-dwelling women...
  32. pmc Clinical predictors and significance of postvoid residual volume in women with diabetes
    Ayesha A Appa
    University of California, San Francisco, United States
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 101:164-9. 2013
    ..To identify women with diabetes at risk of increased postvoid residual volume (PVR) and investigate the relationship of increased PVR to urinary symptoms in women with diabetes...
  33. ncbi request reprint Pelvic organ prolapse surgery in the United States, 1997
    Jeanette S Brown
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, UCSF Mount Zion Women s Health, University of California, San Francisco, 94143 1688, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:712-6. 2002
    ..Our purpose was to describe the prevalence, regional rates and demographic characteristics, morbidity, and mortality of pelvic organ prolapse surgeries in the United States...
  34. pmc Concordance of chart abstraction and patient recall of intrapartum variables up to 53 years later
    Linda M Hopkins
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco CA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:233.e1-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the concordance of patient recall compared with chart abstraction for distant intrapartum variables and to evaluate predictors of concordance...
  35. pmc A cross-sectional study of barriers to personal health record use among patients attending a safety-net clinic
    Joan F Hilton
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e31888. 2012
    ....
  36. pmc Developing a policy-relevant research agenda for the patient-centered medical home: a focus on outcomes
    Diane R Rittenhouse
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, 500 Parnassus Avenue, MU 308 E, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:593-600. 2010
    ..Pilot demonstration projects are underway in many states, sponsored by Medicare, Medicaid, major health plans and multi-payer coalitions...
  37. ncbi request reprint Measuring patients' trust in physicians when assessing quality of care
    David H Thom
    University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:124-32. 2004
    ..Several validated measures could be easily included in surveys. While further studies to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of measuring trust and test interventions to improve trust are desirable, the action merits serious consideration...
  38. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of urinary incontinence among community dwelling men: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination survey
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine and School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles 90095 1738, USA
    J Urol 176:2103-8; discussion 2108. 2006
    ..To measure the prevalence of urinary incontinence in community dwelling men in the United States, we analyzed data from respondents to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey...
  39. ncbi request reprint Proceedings of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases International Symposium on Epidemiologic Issues in Urinary Incontinence in Women
    Jeanette S Brown
    Department of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Services, University of California San Francisco, 94115, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:S77-88. 2003
    ..The investigators were able to form an international collaborative research working group and identify potential collaborative projects to further research on the epidemiology of urinary incontinence and bladder dysfunction...
  40. pmc Complementary and alternative medicine for menopause: a qualitative analysis of women's decision making
    Laura E Hill-Sakurai
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:619-22. 2008
    ..Clinician-patient conversations about CAM can be unsatisfactory, and exploration of women's choices may benefit communication...
  41. ncbi request reprint African-American clinicians providing HIV care: the experience of the National HIV/AIDS Clinicians' Consultation Center
    Megan R Mahoney
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:779-82. 2008
    ..These findings contribute to the growing body of research on HIV providers in the United States...
  42. pmc Personal health records in a public hospital: experience at the HIV/AIDS clinic at San Francisco General Hospital
    James S Kahn
    San Francisco General AIDS Program, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 17:224-8. 2010
    ..Patients in a safety net setting will access and use an online PHR...
  43. pmc The effectiveness of health coaching, home blood pressure monitoring, and home-titration in controlling hypertension among low-income patients: protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Heather Bennett
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco UCSF, 1001 Potrero Ave, Building 80 83, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:456. 2009
    ..The present trial evaluates an intervention consisting of health coaching, home blood pressure monitoring, and home medication titration as a method to address these three causes of poor hypertension control...
  44. ncbi request reprint Use of antibiotics is not associated with decreased risk of myocardial infarction among patients with diabetes
    Andrew John Karter
    Kaiser Permanente, Division of Research, Northern California Region, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:2100-6. 2003
    ..To study the relationship between exposure to antibiotic treatment and risk of subsequent myocardial infarction (MI) in patients with diabetes...
  45. pmc Sexual activity and function in middle-aged and older women
    Ilana B Addis
    University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:755-64. 2006
    ..Data on the sexual activity of middle-aged and older women are scant and vary widely. This analysis estimates the prevalence and predictors of sexual activity and function in a diverse group of women aged 40-69 years...
  46. ncbi request reprint Symptomatic pelvic organ prolapse: prevalence and risk factors in a population-based, racially diverse cohort
    Guri Rortveit
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Obstet Gynecol 109:1396-403. 2007
    ..To estimate the prevalence of and identify risk factors associated with symptomatic pelvic organ prolapse and level of distress in racially diverse women aged older than 40 years...
  47. ncbi request reprint Patients' race, ethnicity, language, and trust in a physician
    Irena Stepanikova
    Department of Sociology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 47:390-405. 2006
    ..The results indicate that racial/ethnic/language-based differences exist primarily in those aspects of patients' trust in a physician that reflect specific physician behaviors...
  48. pmc Childhood urinary symptoms predict adult overactive bladder symptoms
    Mary Pat Fitzgerald
    Department of Obstetrics Gynecology and Urology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    J Urol 175:989-93. 2006
    ..In this analysis we investigated the relationship between childhood and adult urinary symptoms in middle-aged women...
  49. ncbi request reprint Telephone counseling improves smoking cessation rates
    Elissa Meites
    Am Fam Physician 75:650. 2007