B D Weiss

Summary

Affiliation: University of Arizona
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Development and validation of a measure of health literacy in the UK: the newest vital sign
    Gill Rowlands
    London South Bank University, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:116. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Medical decision-making for older adults without family
    Barry D Weiss
    Center on Aging, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85719, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:2144-50. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Journal Policy Statement--IRB approval for educational research
    Barry D Weiss
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona, 1450 North Cherry, Tucson, AZ 85719, USA
    Fam Med 37:219-20. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Relationship between health care costs and very low literacy skills in a medically needy and indigent Medicaid population
    Barry D Weiss
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 85719, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 17:44-7. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Sigmoidoscopy versus colonoscopy: ask yourself
    Barry D Weiss
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson 85719, USA
    Fam Med 37:743-4. 2005
  6. pmc Quick assessment of literacy in primary care: the newest vital sign
    Barry D Weiss
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Tucson 85719, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:514-22. 2005
  7. pmc Literacy education as treatment for depression in patients with limited literacy and depression: a randomized controlled trial
    Barry D Weiss
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 85718, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:823-8. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Is low literacy a risk factor for symptoms of depression in postpartum women?
    Barry D Weiss
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, and Carondelet St Joseph s Hospital Postpartum Depression Program, 1450 North Cherry, Tucson, AZ 85718, USA
    J Reprod Med 54:563-8. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Geriatric education for the physicians of tomorrow
    Barry D Weiss
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona, College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 85719, USA
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 49:S17-20. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Hiking on the geriatrics rotation
    Barry D Weiss
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona, Arizona Center on Aging, Tucson, AZ 85719, USA
    Fam Med 42:473-5. 2010

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Publications38

  1. pmc Development and validation of a measure of health literacy in the UK: the newest vital sign
    Gill Rowlands
    London South Bank University, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:116. 2013
    ..This study aimed to amend and validate it for the UK population...
  2. doi request reprint Medical decision-making for older adults without family
    Barry D Weiss
    Center on Aging, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85719, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:2144-50. 2012
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Journal Policy Statement--IRB approval for educational research
    Barry D Weiss
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona, 1450 North Cherry, Tucson, AZ 85719, USA
    Fam Med 37:219-20. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Relationship between health care costs and very low literacy skills in a medically needy and indigent Medicaid population
    Barry D Weiss
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 85719, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 17:44-7. 2004
    ..Previous research established that low literacy is independently associated with poorer health. Our objective was to determine whether low literacy skill also is associated with higher health care charges...
  5. ncbi request reprint Sigmoidoscopy versus colonoscopy: ask yourself
    Barry D Weiss
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson 85719, USA
    Fam Med 37:743-4. 2005
  6. pmc Quick assessment of literacy in primary care: the newest vital sign
    Barry D Weiss
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Tucson 85719, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:514-22. 2005
    ..Our objective was to develop a quick and accurate screening test for limited literacy available in English and Spanish...
  7. pmc Literacy education as treatment for depression in patients with limited literacy and depression: a randomized controlled trial
    Barry D Weiss
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 85718, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:823-8. 2006
    ..Individuals with limited literacy and those with depression share many characteristics, including low self-esteem, feelings of worthlessness, and shame...
  8. ncbi request reprint Is low literacy a risk factor for symptoms of depression in postpartum women?
    Barry D Weiss
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, and Carondelet St Joseph s Hospital Postpartum Depression Program, 1450 North Cherry, Tucson, AZ 85718, USA
    J Reprod Med 54:563-8. 2009
    ..To determine if postpartum women with limited literacy are at higher risk for depression symptoms than women with adequate literacy...
  9. doi request reprint Geriatric education for the physicians of tomorrow
    Barry D Weiss
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona, College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 85719, USA
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 49:S17-20. 2009
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Hiking on the geriatrics rotation
    Barry D Weiss
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona, Arizona Center on Aging, Tucson, AZ 85719, USA
    Fam Med 42:473-5. 2010
    ..While some programs link trainees to healthy older adults in interview settings, we developed an experience that exposes trainees to vigorously active seniors with the objective of demonstrating the physical capabilities of older adults...
  11. ncbi request reprint Health literacy: an important issue for communicating health information to patients
    B D Weiss
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson 85719, USA
    Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi (Taipei) 64:603-8. 2001
    ..In conclusion, poor health literacy is a common problem with important implications for health status. Limited data are available about how to best address the needs of patients with limited literacy skills...
  12. ncbi request reprint Publications by family medicine faculty in the biomedical literature: 1989-1999
    Barry D Weiss
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson 85719, USA
    Fam Med 34:10-6. 2002
    ..This study measured trends in publication productivity by family medicine faculty from 1989 to 1999 and determined the journals in which these individuals published their work...
  13. ncbi request reprint Selecting medications for the treatment of urinary incontinence
    Barry D Weiss
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona 85719, USA
    Am Fam Physician 71:315-22. 2005
    ..No medication has been approved for the treatment of stress incontinence, although medications are under development...
  14. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal residency training in family medicine: not ready for prime time
    B D Weiss
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona, USA
    Fam Med 33:762-5. 2001
    ..Further, there is some evidence that acquisition of knowledge by residents may be better with intensive block rotations than with longitudinal training. Thus, the supposed benefits of longitudinal residency training remain unproven...
  15. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory devices for chronic gait disorders in the elderly
    Frederick W Van Hook
    SunDance Rehabilitation Corporation, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Am Fam Physician 67:1717-24. 2003
    ..Because time often is limited during a routine office visit, a physical therapist often can provide further training for patients learning to use such a device...
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Are we competent to assess competence?
    Barry D Weiss
    Fam Med 36:214-6. 2004
  18. ncbi request reprint The role of health literacy in patient-physician communication
    Mark V Williams
    Department of Family Medicine, Emory University, School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Fam Med 34:383-9. 2002
    ..We reviewed research on health literacy, examined its impact on patient-physician communication, and offer recommendations to enhance communication with patients who have poor health literacy...
  19. doi request reprint How long does it take to assess literacy skills in clinical practice?
    Kristen Johnson
    Polyclinic Family Medicine Northgate, North Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 21:211-4. 2008
    ..Our objective was to measure the time required to administer the Newest Vital Sign (NVS) literacy assessment instrument to English-speaking primary care patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint Misperceptions of medical understanding in low-literacy patients: implications for cancer prevention
    Edwin S Rogers
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville 37920, USA
    Cancer Control 13:225-9. 2006
    ....
  21. pmc Teaching about health literacy and clear communication
    Sunil Kripalani
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:888-90. 2006
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer screening in an adult literacy program
    Rhonda M Johnson
    Department of Health Sciences at the University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, Alaska, USA
    Alaska Med 49:126-30. 2008
    ..We implemented breast cancer screening at an adult literacy center to see if students would participate and determine the rate of abnormalities detected...
  24. ncbi request reprint Strength of recommendation taxonomy (SORT): a patient-centered approach to grading evidence in the medical literature
    Mark H Ebell
    Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, MI, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 17:59-67. 2004
    ..Levels of evidence from 1 to 3 for individual studies also are defined. We hope that consistent use of this taxonomy will improve the ability of authors and readers to communicate about the translation of research into practice...
  25. 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint Simplifying the language of evidence to improve patient care: Strength of recommendation taxonomy (SORT): a patient-centered approach to grading evidence in medical literature
    Mark H Ebell
    Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, MI USA E mail
    J Fam Pract 53:111-20. 2004
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Combining cancer control information with adult literacy education: opportunities to reach adults with limited literacy skills
    Ian M Bennett
    Department of Family Practice and Community Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    Cancer Control 10:81-3. 2003
  28. ncbi request reprint Measuring adult literacy in health care: performance of the newest vital sign
    Chandra Y Osborn
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:S36-46. 2007
    ..To compare performance of the newest vital sign (NVS) with existing literacy measures...
  29. ncbi request reprint Ask Me 3: improving communication in a Hispanic pediatric outpatient practice
    Virginia Seguin Mika
    South Texas Health Research Center, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:S115-21. 2007
    ..To implement Ask-Me-3, a program that encourages patients to ask questions of physicians, in a low-income, predominantly Hispanic pediatric practice...
  30. ncbi request reprint Strength of recommendation taxonomy (SORT): a patient-centered approach to grading evidence in the medical literature
    Mark H Ebell
    Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
    Am Fam Physician 69:548-56. 2004
    ..Levels of evidence from 1 to 3 for individual studies also are defined. We hope that consistent use of this taxonomy will improve the ability of authors and readers to communicate about the translation of research into practice...
  31. 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...
  32. ncbi request reprint Protecting participants in family medicine research: a consensus statement on improving research integrity and participants' safety in educational research, community-based participatory research, and practice network research
    William J Hueston
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun Street, PO Box 250192, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Fam Med 38:116-20. 2006
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint The talking touchscreen: a new approach to outcomes assessment in low literacy
    Elizabeth A Hahn
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Psychooncology 13:86-95. 2004
    ..Outcomes measurement in low literacy patients may provide new insight into problems previously undetected due to the challenges of completing paper-and-pencil forms...
  34. ncbi request reprint SORT: Strength of recommendation taxonomy
    Barry D Weiss
    Fam Med 36:141-3. 2004
  35. ncbi request reprint The impact of literacy on health-related quality of life measurement and outcomes in cancer outpatients
    Elizabeth A Hahn
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education CORE, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, 1001 University Place, Suite 100, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Qual Life Res 16:495-507. 2007
    ..Research is needed to develop measurement techniques for low literacy populations and to evaluate potential literacy-related measurement bias...
  36. ncbi request reprint Use of pictorial aids in medication instructions: a review of the literature
    Marra G Katz
    New York Univeristy, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:2391-7. 2006
    ..The effects of pictorial aids in medication instructions on medication recall, comprehension, and adherence are reviewed...
  37. ncbi request reprint Does literacy education improve symptoms of depression and self-efficacy in individuals with low literacy and depressive symptoms? A preliminary investigation
    Laurie Francis
    Community Health Partners, Livingston, MT, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 20:23-7. 2007
    ..We studied whether providing literacy education to individuals with both depression symptoms and limited literacy might improve their self-efficacy...
  38. 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...