Affiliation: University of Hawaii
- Cross-cultural ethics and the moral development of physicians: lessons from Kurosawa's IkiruSeiji Yamada
Hawaii Statewide AHEC Program, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu 96822, USA
Fam Med 35:167-9. 2003
- Attitudes regarding tuberculosis in immigrants from the Philippines to the United StatesS Yamada
Department of Family Practice and Community Health, University of Hawaii, Mililani, USA
Fam Med 31:477-82. 1999..The Philippines is the Asian country of origin with the greatest numbers of TB cases among the foreign-born. This paper explores Filipino knowledge, attitudes, and practices concerning TB...
- Casualties: narrative and images of the war on IraqSeiji Yamada
University of Hawaii John A Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu, HI 96813 5534, USA
Int J Health Serv 36:401-15. 2006..The suffering of the people of Iraq should spur a response from the health community to alleviate the situation and prevent unnecessary suffering...
- The effect of community-based, interdisciplinary training on the careers of physiciansSeiji Yamada
University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine, USA
J Interprof Care 19:171-2. 2005
- Interdisciplinary problem-based learning as a method to prepare Micronesia for public health emergenciesSeiji Yamada
Asia Pacific Center for Biosecurity, Disaster and Conflict Research, Hawai i Pacific Basin Area Health Education Center, University of Hawai i John A Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu, Hawai i 96813 5534, USA
Pac Health Dialog 14:98-102. 2007..These PBL cases have been incorporated into interdisciplinary training settings in community-based settings, such as in the small island districts of the U.S.-Affiliated Pacific Islands...
- The Sri Lanka tsunami experienceSeiji Yamada
Hawaii Pacific Basin Area Health Education Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Disaster Manag Response 4:38-48. 2006..The need continues for education and training in clinical skills for mass rescue and emergency treatment, as well as participation in a multidisciplinary response...
- Family narratives, culture, and patient-centered medicineSeiji Yamada
Hawaii Pacific Basin AHEC, and Office of Medical Education, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu 96822, USA
Fam Med 35:279-83. 2003..As part of our family medicine clerkship seminar on the patient-physician relationship, third-year students write about an illness episode within their own families...
- Cancer, reproductive abnormalities, and diabetes in Micronesia: the effect of nuclear testingSeiji Yamada
Hawai i Pacific Basin Area Health Education Center, Office of Medical Education, and Division of Ecology and Health, University of Hawai i John A Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
Pac Health Dialog 11:216-21. 2004..Integration into a globalized, cosmopolitan economy-with attendant phenomena such as the importation of tobacco, alcohol, foods of poor nutritional value, and new cultural morés-are also factors...
- On the biopsychosocial model: the example of political economic causes of diabetes in the Marshall IslandsS Yamada
Department of Family Practice and Community Health, University of Hawaii, Mililani 96789, USA
Fam Med 33:702-4. 2001..Such a perspective points the way for social engagement and political work toward justice and health...
- A biopsychosocial approach to finding common ground in the clinical encounterS Yamada
Department of Family Practice and Community Health, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa 96789, USA
Acad Med 75:643-8. 2000..Little is known about how clinicians find common ground in conflicts with their patients or how educators can teach physicians-in-training to do so. The authors set out to create a conceptual model for the process of finding common ground...
- Strengthening PBL through a discursive practices approach to case-writingSeiji Yamada
Hawaii Pacific Basin Area Health Education Center and Office of Medical Education and Division of Ecology and Health, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Educ Health (Abingdon) 17:85-92. 2004....
- Cancer epidemiology in the freely associated U.S. Pacific Island jurisdictions: challenges and methodologic issuesAlan R Katz
Department of Public Health Sciences and Epidemiology, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai i, USA
Pac Health Dialog 11:84-7. 2004....
- Using problem-based learning for pandemic preparednessCarrie S Marshall
University of Hawaii John A Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Kaohsiung J Med Sci 24:S39-45. 2008..The PBL approach is useful in educating community-based health professionals from different disciplines about issues related to pandemic preparedness...
- Assessing health disparities in rural Hawaii using the Hoshin facilitation methodKelley Withy
Hawai i Pacific Basin Area Health Education Center, University of Hawai i, Honolulu, Hawai i 96813, USA
J Rural Health 23:84-8. 2007..The most successful community interventions have been introduced by communities themselves. However, before communities invest in such interventions, each group must identify and prioritize their needs...
- Health as a human right: who is eligible?Aaron Saunders
John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, USA
Hawaii Med J 69:4-6. 2010....
- A model of learning clinical reasoning at a US-based workshop: interactive reasoningBrian Taylor Slingsby
University of Hawaii John A Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu, HI, USA
Med Sci Monit 16:SR16-20. 2010..To determine how Japanese medical students learn clinical reasoning at a US-based educational workshop...
- Community outreach, training, and research: the Hawai'i/Pacific Basin area Health Education Center of the University of Hawai'i, John A. Burns SChool of MedicineKelley M Withy
John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai'i, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
Hawaii Med J 65:46-9. 2006..Additional information is available at www.ahec.hawaii.edu...
- Latin American social medicine and global social medicineSeiji Yamada
Hawai i Pacific Basin Area Health Education Center, Office of Medical Education, and Division of Ecology and Health, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu 96822, USA
Am J Public Health 93:1994-6. 2003..I suggest a basis for a global social medicine in the shared experience of suffering and describe implications for public health theory and practice...
- Resources for providers to counsel patients about healthy lifestylesKelley M Withy
Hawaii/Pacific Basin Area Health Education Center, John A. Burns School of Medicine, USA
Hawaii Med J 64:180-3. 2005..Focus group members indicated that culturally sensitive and personalized messages, positive reinforcement, and teamwork are most effective in counseling patients...
- Cancer in MicronesiaNeal A Palafox
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, USA
Pac Health Dialog 11:78-83. 2004..Recommended are jurisdiction-specific plans that outline the steps and resources needed to establish or improve local cancer registries; expand cancer awareness and screening activities; and improve diagnostic and treatment capacity...
- Evidence for a continuing gap in rural/urban adult obesity in the Samoan archipelagoShawn S Barnes
Outbound Eye Health International, Honolulu, HI, USA
J Community Health 36:534-7. 2011..However, results of our study, combined with those of previous studies, indicate that the prevalence of obesity in both rural and urban environments has been on the rise since the 1970s...
- Diabetes mellitus prevalence in out-patient Marshallese adults on Ebeye Island, Republic of the Marshall IslandsSeiji Yamada
Hawaii/Pacific Basin Area Health Education Center, Office of Medical Education and Division of Ecology and Health, University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine, USA
Hawaii Med J 63:45-51. 2004..The large-scale social forces that lead to diabetes need to be addressed accordingly...
- Follow the patient: process and outcome evaluation of medical students' educational experiences accompanying outpatientsKei Mukohara
Department of General Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
Med Educ 40:158-65. 2006..To instill patient-centred attitudes in medical students, several medical schools in Japan have recently started to offer educational experiences in which medical students accompany outpatients throughout entire visits to hospitals...
- [Variation in indoor air pollutant concentrations with time in a newly constructed private house]Tamae Minami
Aichi Prefectural Institute of Public Health
Nippon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 49:211-21. 2002....
- Cancer screening among Vietnamese in HawaiiLy T Nguyen
Department of Ophthalmology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center at Fitzsimons, Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute, P O Box 6510, Aurora, Colorado 80045 0510, USA
Hawaii Med J 62:145-8. 2003..To determine the extent of utilization of cancer screening services by Vietnamese in Hawaii, who had sought medical care from 1996 through 2000...
- Alcohol consumption, serum gamma-glutamyltransferase levels, and coronary risk factors in a middle-aged occupational populationYuichi Yamada
Department of Hygiene, Kanazawa Medical University, 1-1 Daigaku, Uchinada, Ishikawa 920-0293, Japan
J Occup Health 45:293-9. 2003..Further studies are required to confirm the causal association between alcohol consumption, increase in serum GGT and development of the metabolic syndrome...
- [Investigation of the cause of contact dermatitis due to heavy metal in a metal spray process in a film-condenser factory]Tomoki Fujio
Matsushita Science Center of Industrial Hygiene, 7-6 Tonoshima-cho, Kadoma, Osaka 571-0045, Japan
Sangyo Eiseigaku Zasshi 46:13-20. 2004..Thereafter, the incidence of dermatitis decreased, and there were no cases requiring medication...
- Building cultural competence in a interdisciplinary community service-learning projectDoris Segal Matsunaga
Kalihi-Palama Health Center
Pac Health Dialog 10:34-40. 2003..We report here on a qualitative evaluation of a model for teaching cross-cultural competence that utilizes structured experiential lessons, service-learning in a community setting, and interdisciplinary training...
- Correlation between urinary methoxyacetic acid and exposure of ethylene glycol dimethyl ether in a lithium battery plantKozo Yokota
Matsushita Science Center of Industrial Hygiene, 7 6 Tonoshima cho, Kadoma, Osaka 571 0045, Japan
Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81:123-6. 2007..To examine the correlation between airborne ethylene glycol dimethyl ether (EGdiME) exposures and the urinary methoxyacetic acid (MAA) and to approach the issue of a permissible exposure limit for EGdiME...
- Urinary elimination of nickel and cobalt in relation to airborne nickel and cobalt exposures in a battery plantKozo Yokota
Matsushita Science Center of Industrial Hygiene, 7 6 Tonoshima cho, Kadoma, Osaka 571 0045, Japan
Int Arch Occup Environ Health 80:527-31. 2007..To estimate the relationship between Ni concentrations in the ambient air and in the urine, at a battery plant using nickel hydroxide...
- Four physician communication styles in routine Japanese outpatient medical encountersBrian Taylor Slingsby
Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
J Gen Intern Med 21:1057-62. 2006..Further research is needed to establish the applicability of this model to the communication styles of physicians in other countries...
- Occupational dermatitis from soldering fluxKozo Yokota
Matsushita Science Center of Industrial Hygiene, Tonoshima-cho, Kadoma, Osaka, Japan
Ind Health 42:383-4. 2004..Similar results were obtained in 2 unexposed controls. Patch tests results in our cases indicate that the flux used in the soldering process caused irritant contact dermatitis...
- Association between cigarette consumption and proteinuria in healthy Japanese men and women from an occupational populationYuichi Yamada
Department of Social and Environmental Medicine (Hygiene, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan
J Occup Health 46:365-73. 2004..These results suggest that heavy cigarette consumption represented by a BI of 500 or above is a risk factor of proteinuria even in healthy Japanese workers, particularly in those aged 50 yr or older and having normal-high BP...
- Methyltetrahydrophthalic acid in urine as an indicator of occupational exposure to methyltetrahydrophthalic anhydrideKozo Yokota
Matsushita Science Center of Industrial Hygiene, 7 6 Tonoshima cho, Kadoma, Osaka, 571 0045, Japan
Int Arch Occup Environ Health 78:413-7. 2005..To investigate whether methyltetrahydrophthalic acid (MTHP acid) in urine can be used as a biomarker for exposure to methyltetrahydrophthalic anhydride (MTHPA)...