L S Wallace

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Assessment of Children's Public Health Insurance Program enrollment applications: a health literacy perspective
    Lorraine S Wallace
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, U 67, 1924 Alcoa Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 25:133-7. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Evaluation of consumer medical information and oral liquid measuring devices accompanying pediatric prescriptions
    Lorraine S Wallace
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, 1924 Alcoa Highway, U 67, Knoxville, Tennessee 37920, USA
    Acad Pediatr 10:224-7. 2010
  3. pmc Brief report: screening items to identify patients with limited health literacy skills
    Lorraine S Wallace
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:874-7. 2006
  4. pmc Digging deeper: quality of patient-provider communication across Hispanic subgroups
    Lorraine S Wallace
    University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:240. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a low-literacy opioid contract
    Lorraine S Wallace
    University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Knoxville, Tennessee 37920, USA
    J Pain 8:759-66. 2007
  6. pmc The medical dialogue: disentangling differences between Hispanic and non-Hispanic whites
    Lorraine S Wallace
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, TN, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1538-43. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Setting the stage: Surgery patients' expectations for greetings during routine office visits
    Lorraine S Wallace
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, 37920, USA
    J Surg Res 157:91-5. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of healthcare providers' communication skills: do they differ between urban and non-urban residents?
    Lorraine S Wallace
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA
    Health Place 14:653-60. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Suitability and readability of consumer medical information accompanying prescription medication samples
    Lorraine S Wallace
    University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, 1924 Alcoa Highway, U 67, Knoxville, TN 37920, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 70:420-5. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Blood glucose monitor quick reference guides: are they suitable for patients?
    Lorraine S Wallace
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, 1924 Alcoa Highway, U 67 Knoxville, TN 37920, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 10:11-5. 2008

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  1. doi request reprint Assessment of Children's Public Health Insurance Program enrollment applications: a health literacy perspective
    Lorraine S Wallace
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, U 67, 1924 Alcoa Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 25:133-7. 2011
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Evaluation of consumer medical information and oral liquid measuring devices accompanying pediatric prescriptions
    Lorraine S Wallace
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, 1924 Alcoa Highway, U 67, Knoxville, Tennessee 37920, USA
    Acad Pediatr 10:224-7. 2010
    ....
  3. pmc Brief report: screening items to identify patients with limited health literacy skills
    Lorraine S Wallace
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:874-7. 2006
    ..Patients with limited literacy skills are routinely encountered in clinical practice, but they are not always identified by clinicians...
  4. pmc Digging deeper: quality of patient-provider communication across Hispanic subgroups
    Lorraine S Wallace
    University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:240. 2009
    ..Our objective was to examine the influence of Hispanics' self-reported ethnic subgroup designation on perceptions of their health care providers' communication behaviors...
  5. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a low-literacy opioid contract
    Lorraine S Wallace
    University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Knoxville, Tennessee 37920, USA
    J Pain 8:759-66. 2007
    ..Nineteen (n = 19) of the 26 statements were comprehended by all patients completing the pilot testing. Overall, the low-literacy OPC is comprehensive, valid, readable, and formatted according to established low-literacy guidelines...
  6. pmc The medical dialogue: disentangling differences between Hispanic and non-Hispanic whites
    Lorraine S Wallace
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, TN, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1538-43. 2007
    ..Patients' race and ethnicity play an important role in quality of and access to healthcare in the United States...
  7. doi request reprint Setting the stage: Surgery patients' expectations for greetings during routine office visits
    Lorraine S Wallace
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, 37920, USA
    J Surg Res 157:91-5. 2009
    ..The manner in which patients are greeted by their surgeon sets the stage for the remainder of the clinical encounter. This study examined patients' expectations for greetings upon meeting a surgeon for the first time...
  8. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of healthcare providers' communication skills: do they differ between urban and non-urban residents?
    Lorraine S Wallace
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA
    Health Place 14:653-60. 2008
    ..Differences in perceived quality of communication could contribute to reduce use of preventive healthcare and indicates a need to improve healthcare provider-patient communication in the urban setting...
  9. doi request reprint Suitability and readability of consumer medical information accompanying prescription medication samples
    Lorraine S Wallace
    University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, 1924 Alcoa Highway, U 67, Knoxville, TN 37920, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 70:420-5. 2008
    ..To examine readability and formatting characteristics of consumer medication information (CMI) accompanying prescription medication samples...
  10. doi request reprint Blood glucose monitor quick reference guides: are they suitable for patients?
    Lorraine S Wallace
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, 1924 Alcoa Highway, U 67 Knoxville, TN 37920, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 10:11-5. 2008
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Relationship between health literacy and health-related quality of life among Tennesseans
    Lorraine S Wallace
    University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Knoxville 37920, USA
    Tenn Med 101:35-9. 2008
    ..05) and activity limitation days (P = 0.05) compared with patients with adequate health literacy skills. Based on this study, patients' health literacy skills are associated with several components of HRQOL...
  12. doi request reprint Using a home blood pressure monitor: do accompanying instructional materials meet low literacy guidelines?
    Lorraine S Wallace
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA
    Blood Press Monit 13:219-23. 2008
    ..Key points related to proper HBPM use should not only be included within these instructions, but highlighted to emphasize their importance...
  13. doi request reprint Language preference and perceptions of healthcare providers' communication and autonomy making behaviors among Hispanics
    Lorraine S Wallace
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 11:453-9. 2009
    ..To examine influence of language preference-English versus Spanish-on Hispanics' perceptions of their healthcare providers' communication behaviors...
  14. doi request reprint Development and validation of the Rapid Estimate of Adult Literacy in Vascular Surgery (REAL_VS)
    Lorraine S Wallace
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, Tennessee 37920, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 23:446-52. 2009
    ..Internal consistency, measured using Cronbachs alpha, of the REAL_VSs was 0.86. This study demonstrates that both the REAL_VS and REAL_VSs are both promising tools for use in vascular surgery research and clinical practice, respectively...
  15. doi request reprint Making sense of home pregnancy test instructions
    Lorraine S Wallace
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, Tennessee 37920, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:363-8. 2009
    ..To examine readability and related formatting characteristics of English language instructions accompanying home pregnancy tests (HPTs)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Readability characteristics of consumer medication information for asthma inhalation devices
    Lorraine S Wallace
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
    J Asthma 43:375-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the readability and related characteristics of Consumer Medication Information (CMI) for all prescription asthma inhalation devices currently available in the United States...
  17. ncbi request reprint Suitability of written supplemental materials available on the Internet for nonprescription medications
    Lorraine S Wallace
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine UTGSM, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:71-8. 2006
    ..The suitability, readability, and cultural appropriateness of written supplemental materials available on the Internet for nonprescription medications were examined...
  18. ncbi request reprint Osteoporosis prevention in college women: application of the expanded health belief model
    Lorraine Silver Wallace
    Department of Family Medicine, The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville 37920, USA
    Am J Health Behav 26:163-72. 2002
    ..To examine personal characteristics and expanded health belief model (EHBM) constructs associated with the practice of osteoporosis-protective behaviors among a random sample of nontraditional college women...
  19. ncbi request reprint Osteoporosis coverage in selected women's magazines and newspapers, 1998-2001
    Lorraine Silver Wallace
    The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA
    Am J Health Behav 27:75-83. 2003
    ..To evaluate the accountability of osteoporosis information available in selected mass-circulating women's magazines (n=8) and a sample of newspapers (n=2)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Predictors of screening for breast and colorectal cancer among middle-aged women
    Lorraine Silver Wallace
    Department of Family Medicine, The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville 37920, USA
    Fam Med 35:349-54. 2003
    ..This study examined predictors of breast and colorectal cancer screening behaviors among women patients (ages 50-75) at a university-based family practice clinic...
  21. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal shifts in exercise stages of change in college students
    L S Wallace
    Department of Family Medicine, The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 43:209-12. 2003
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Development and content validation of family practice residency recruitment questionnaires
    Lorraine Silver Wallace
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA
    Fam Med 35:496-8. 2003
    ..This paper describes the development and content validation process of two written questionnaires designed to assess the application and interview process at our family practice residency program...
  23. doi request reprint Hear all about it: nightly television news coverage of cervical cancer vaccination in the United States
    Lorraine S Wallace
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee, Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 13:154-8. 2009
    ..To examine the content of human papillomavirus (HPV)-related vaccination information presented during nightly national television news broadcasts in the United States...
  24. ncbi request reprint Content analysis of prime-time television coverage of physical activity, 1970-2001
    Lorraine Silver Wallace
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, Tennessee 37920, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:130-4. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine how major nightly television networks reported on the health benefits of physical activity...
  25. pmc Evaluation of decision rules for identifying low bone density in postmenopausal African-American women
    Lorraine Silver Wallace
    University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Knoxville, Tennessee 37920, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:290-6. 2004
    ..Accordingly, the objective of this study was to compare the performance of five clinical decision rules in identifying postmenopausal African-American women at greatest risk for low femoral BMD...
  26. doi request reprint Characteristics of container labeling in a sample of commonly prescribed children's oral medications
    Lorraine S Wallace
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, 1924 Alcoa Highway, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA
    Res Social Adm Pharm 6:272-9. 2010
    ..Time constraints often limit the amount of instruction pharmacists can provide to patients regarding accurate prescription medication use...
  27. doi request reprint Women family physicians' personal experiences in the Republic of Moldova
    Lorraine S Wallace
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 23:783-9. 2010
    ..As part of the former Soviet Union, the Moldovan health system was highly centralized and geared toward inpatient care. The objective of this study was to explore the personal experiences of female family physicians in Chişinău, Moldova...
  28. ncbi request reprint Comparison between 60 matched pairs of postmenopausal black and white women: analysis of risk factors related to bone mineral density
    Lorraine Silver Wallace
    University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, 1924 Alcoa Highway, U 67, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA
    Maturitas 52:356-63. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare known or suspected risk factors (medical, gynecological, and lifestyle characteristics) related to bone loss between 60 matched pairs of black and white postmenopausal women...
  29. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of web-based osteoporosis educational materials
    Lorraine S Wallace
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, Tennessee 37920, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:936-45. 2005
    ..Unfortunately, numerous studies have demonstrated a mismatch between the reading difficulty of typical patient education materials and the reading ability of many American adults...
  30. ncbi request reprint American Academy of Family Physicians patient education materials: can patients read them?
    Lorraine Silver Wallace
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 37920, USA
    Fam Med 36:571-4. 2004
    ..This study evaluated the readability of English language American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) patient education materials...
  31. ncbi request reprint Patients' attitudes regarding physical characteristics of family practice physicians
    Amy J Keenum
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA
    South Med J 96:1190-4. 2003
    ..This study examined patient perceptions and attitudes toward various aspects of the male and female physician's professional appearance in the family practice setting...
  32. doi request reprint Are end-of-life patient education materials readable?
    K A Ache
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, Tennessee 37920, USA
    Palliat Med 23:545-8. 2009
    ..On the basis of these results, end-of-life patient education materials should be revised so that the average adult is able to understand the message presented, thereby enhancing his/her ability to make informed decisions...
  33. ncbi request reprint Lifetime physical activity and calcium intake related to bone density in young women
    Lorraine Silver Wallace
    Department of Family Medicine, The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville 37920, USA
    J Womens Health Gend Based Med 11:389-98. 2002
    ..26+/-1.91 years, BMI 23.83+/-5.85)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Physical activity patterns in Tennessee: counseling opportunities for physicians
    Lorraine Silver Wallace
    Department of Family Medicine, UT Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, USA
    Tenn Med 95:187-9. 2002
  35. ncbi request reprint Literacy, medical care, and health status in Tennessee
    Lorraine Silver Wallace
    University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Knoxville 37920, USA
    Tenn Med 97:405-6. 2004
    ..By implementing strategies such as those outlined in Table 1, strides can be made in improving the healthcare provided to Tennesseans and reducing costs associated...
  36. ncbi request reprint Comparison of bone mineral density measurements at different sites: applications for primary care providers
    Lori W Turner
    J Ark Med Soc 104:115-7. 2007
    ..Densitometry screening using both spine and femur is recommended; information regarding readings that are variable are provided. Applications for bone mineral density screening and counseling are presented for primary care physicians...
  37. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for osteoporosis among middle-aged women
    Lori W Turner
    Department of Health Science, Kinesiology, Recreation and Dance, University of Arkansas, 309 HPER Building, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
    Am J Health Behav 28:250-9. 2004
    ..To investigate the risk factors for osteoporosis among a sample of middle-aged women...
  38. ncbi request reprint Use of decision rules for osteoporosis prevention and treatment: implications for nurse practitioners
    Michael Anders
    College of Health Related Professions, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 19:299-305. 2007
    ..To describe the current literature regarding the benefits of bone mineral density (BMD) screening and to discuss clinical decision rules for BMD screening...
  39. ncbi request reprint The effect of 15 weeks of exercise on balance, leg strength, and reduction in falls in 40 women aged 65 to 89 years
    Joyce E Ballard
    University of Texas at Tyler, Department of Health and Kinesiology, USA
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 59:255-61. 2004
    ..Our aims were to:1) assess the efficacy of a fall-prevention exercise program on balance and leg strength in women aged 65 to 89 years and 2) conduct a 1-year follow-up to determine the effect of exercise on fall rates...