Robert S Wigton

Summary

Affiliation: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The effect of obesity on medical students' approach to patients with abdominal pain
    R S Wigton
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Medicine, 984285 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 4285, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:262-5. 2001
  2. pmc How do community practitioners decide whether to prescribe antibiotics for acute respiratory tract infections?
    Robert S Wigton
    University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine, Omaha, NE 68198 4285, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1615-20. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint The declining number and variety of procedures done by general internists: a resurvey of members of the American College of Physicians
    Robert S Wigton
    University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska 68198 4285, USA
    Ann Intern Med 146:355-60. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint What do the theories of Egon Brunswik have to say to medical education?
    Robert S Wigton
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine, Omaha, NE 68198 4285, USA
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 13:109-21. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint The effects of proficiency and bias on residents' interpretation of the microscopic urinalysis
    Stephen D Flach
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine, Omaha, USA
    Med Decis Making 22:318-25. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Can internal medicine residents master microscopic urinalysis? Results of an evaluation and teaching intervention
    Gay J Canaris
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 3331, USA
    Acad Med 78:525-9. 2003
  7. doi request reprint Gender differences in patient-provider symptom agreement in reporting respiratory complaints on a questionnaire
    Gay J Canaris
    Section of General Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 5185, USA
    Gend Med 5:186-93. 2008
  8. pmc Thyroid disease awareness is associated with high rates of identifying subjects with previously undiagnosed thyroid dysfunction
    Gay J Canaris
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Medicine, Omaha, NE, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:351. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint The relationship between treatment objectives and practice patterns in the management of urinary tract infections
    Stephen D Flach
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine, Omaha, USA
    Med Decis Making 23:131-9. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Use of genetic algorithms for neural networks to predict community-acquired pneumonia
    Paul S Heckerling
    Department of Medicine M C 787, University of Illinois, 840 South Wood Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Artif Intell Med 30:71-84. 2004

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc The effect of obesity on medical students' approach to patients with abdominal pain
    R S Wigton
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Medicine, 984285 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 4285, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:262-5. 2001
    ..g., weight reduction diet). Thus, the appearance of obesity alone biased the students' impressions of the patients, but did not affect diagnostic test ordering...
  2. pmc How do community practitioners decide whether to prescribe antibiotics for acute respiratory tract infections?
    Robert S Wigton
    University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine, Omaha, NE 68198 4285, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1615-20. 2008
    ..Overuse of antibiotics in the treatment of acute respiratory tract infection (ARI) contributes to the growing problem of antibiotic-resistant infections...
  3. ncbi request reprint The declining number and variety of procedures done by general internists: a resurvey of members of the American College of Physicians
    Robert S Wigton
    University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska 68198 4285, USA
    Ann Intern Med 146:355-60. 2007
    ..Since then, changes in the practice of medicine, regulatory requirements, and availability of subspecialists may have affected the number and type of procedures done by internists...
  4. ncbi request reprint What do the theories of Egon Brunswik have to say to medical education?
    Robert S Wigton
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine, Omaha, NE 68198 4285, USA
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 13:109-21. 2008
    ..His theories are becoming increasingly relevant to modern judgment problems. In this paper, I outline Brunswik's theories, trace their development over the last 50 years and speculate on what role they should play in medical education...
  5. ncbi request reprint The effects of proficiency and bias on residents' interpretation of the microscopic urinalysis
    Stephen D Flach
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine, Omaha, USA
    Med Decis Making 22:318-25. 2002
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  6. ncbi request reprint Can internal medicine residents master microscopic urinalysis? Results of an evaluation and teaching intervention
    Gay J Canaris
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 3331, USA
    Acad Med 78:525-9. 2003
    ..Although microscopic urinalysis (micro UA) is commonly used in clinical practice, and residents are trained in micro UA, proficiency in this procedure has not been studied...
  7. doi request reprint Gender differences in patient-provider symptom agreement in reporting respiratory complaints on a questionnaire
    Gay J Canaris
    Section of General Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 5185, USA
    Gend Med 5:186-93. 2008
    ..Men and women communicate differently, but it is unclear whether this influences health care outcomes...
  8. pmc Thyroid disease awareness is associated with high rates of identifying subjects with previously undiagnosed thyroid dysfunction
    Gay J Canaris
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Medicine, Omaha, NE, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:351. 2013
    ..We studied attendees at a thyroid health fair, hypothesizing that certain patient characteristics would enhance the yield of testing...
  9. ncbi request reprint The relationship between treatment objectives and practice patterns in the management of urinary tract infections
    Stephen D Flach
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine, Omaha, USA
    Med Decis Making 23:131-9. 2003
    ..To describe physicians' goals when treating uncomplicated urinary tract infections (UTIs) and the relationship between goals and practice patterns...
  10. ncbi request reprint Use of genetic algorithms for neural networks to predict community-acquired pneumonia
    Paul S Heckerling
    Department of Medicine M C 787, University of Illinois, 840 South Wood Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Artif Intell Med 30:71-84. 2004
    ..We used genetic algorithms to search for optimal hidden-layer architectures, connectivity, and training parameters for ANN for predicting community-acquired pneumonia among patients with respiratory complaints...
  11. doi request reprint "Get smart Colorado": impact of a mass media campaign to improve community antibiotic use
    Ralph Gonzales
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Med Care 46:597-605. 2008
    ..Large-scale strategies are needed to reduce overuse of antibiotics in US communities...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prediction of community-acquired pneumonia using artificial neural networks
    Paul S Heckerling
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Med Decis Making 23:112-21. 2003
    ..The authors used ANN to predict the presence or absence of pneumonia among patients presenting to the emergency department with acute respiratory complaints and compared the results with those obtained using logistic regression modeling...
  13. ncbi request reprint Predictors of urinary tract infection based on artificial neural networks and genetic algorithms
    Paul S Heckerling
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Int J Med Inform 76:289-96. 2007
    ..Among women who present with urinary complaints, only 50% are found to have urinary tract infection. Individual urinary symptoms and urinalysis are not sufficiently accurate to discriminate those with and without the diagnosis...