Seiji Yamada

Summary

Affiliation: University of Hawaii
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cross-cultural ethics and the moral development of physicians: lessons from Kurosawa's Ikiru
    Seiji 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Attitudes regarding tuberculosis in immigrants from the Philippines to the United States
    S Yamada
    Department of Family Practice and Community Health, University of Hawaii, Mililani, USA
    Fam Med 31:477-82. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint The effect of community-based, interdisciplinary training on the careers of physicians
    Seiji Yamada
    University of Hawaii, John A Burns School of Medicine, USA
    J Interprof Care 19:171-2. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Cancer, reproductive abnormalities, and diabetes in Micronesia: the effect of nuclear testing
    Seiji 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
  5. ncbi request reprint The Sri Lanka tsunami experience
    Seiji Yamada
    Hawaii Pacific Basin Area Health Education Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
    Disaster Manag Response 4:38-48. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Casualties: narrative and images of the war on Iraq
    Seiji Yamada
    University of Hawaii John A Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu, HI 96813 5534, USA
    Int J Health Serv 36:401-15. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Family narratives, culture, and patient-centered medicine
    Seiji 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Interdisciplinary problem-based learning as a method to prepare Micronesia for public health emergencies
    Seiji 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
  9. ncbi request reprint On the biopsychosocial model: the example of political economic causes of diabetes in the Marshall Islands
    S Yamada
    Department of Family Practice and Community Health, University of Hawaii, Mililani 96789, USA
    Fam Med 33:702-4. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint A biopsychosocial approach to finding common ground in the clinical encounter
    S 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

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Publications37

  1. ncbi request reprint Cross-cultural ethics and the moral development of physicians: lessons from Kurosawa's Ikiru
    Seiji 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Attitudes regarding tuberculosis in immigrants from the Philippines to the United States
    S 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint The effect of community-based, interdisciplinary training on the careers of physicians
    Seiji Yamada
    University of Hawaii, John A Burns School of Medicine, USA
    J Interprof Care 19:171-2. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Cancer, reproductive abnormalities, and diabetes in Micronesia: the effect of nuclear testing
    Seiji 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint The Sri Lanka tsunami experience
    Seiji 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint Casualties: narrative and images of the war on Iraq
    Seiji 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Family narratives, culture, and patient-centered medicine
    Seiji 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint Interdisciplinary problem-based learning as a method to prepare Micronesia for public health emergencies
    Seiji 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint On the biopsychosocial model: the example of political economic causes of diabetes in the Marshall Islands
    S 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint A biopsychosocial approach to finding common ground in the clinical encounter
    S 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Strengthening PBL through a discursive practices approach to case-writing
    Seiji 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
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  12. ncbi request reprint Cancer epidemiology in the freely associated U.S. Pacific Island jurisdictions: challenges and methodologic issues
    Alan 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
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  13. ncbi request reprint The impact of the military presence in Hawai'i on the health of Na Kănaka Maoli
    Kalamaoka aina Niheu
    Ke Ola Mamo Medical Clinic, Honolulu, Hawai i, USA
    Pac Health Dialog 14:205-12. 2007
    ..In addition, potential avenues of research are proposed to evaluate the effects that the military presence has had upon the indigenous peoples of Hawai'i...
  14. ncbi request reprint Using problem-based learning for pandemic preparedness
    Carrie 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...
  15. pmc Health care for Micronesians and constitutional rights
    Dina Shek
    University of Hawai i William S Richardson School of Law, Honolulu, HI, USA
    Hawaii Med J 70:4-8. 2011
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  16. ncbi request reprint Assessing health disparities in rural Hawaii using the Hoshin facilitation method
    Kelley 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...
  17. pmc 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
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  18. ncbi request reprint Diabetes mellitus prevalence in out-patient Marshallese adults on Ebeye Island, Republic of the Marshall Islands
    Seiji 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint A model of learning clinical reasoning at a US-based workshop: interactive reasoning
    Brian 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cancer in Micronesia
    Neal 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint Resources for providers to counsel patients about healthy lifestyles
    Kelley 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...
  22. pmc Latin American social medicine and global social medicine
    Seiji 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint 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 Medicine
    Kelley 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...
  24. pmc Geographical maldistribution of native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander physicians in Hawai'i
    Adrian Jacques H Ambrose
    John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai i, Honolulu, HI, USA
    Hawaii J Med Public Health 71:13-20. 2012
    ..This study examines the distribution of NHOPI physicians compared to the NHOPI population in Hawai'i through Geographical Information System choropleth mapping...
  25. doi request reprint Evidence for a continuing gap in rural/urban adult obesity in the Samoan archipelago
    Shawn 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint Follow the patient: process and outcome evaluation of medical students' educational experiences accompanying outpatients
    Kei 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint [Variation in indoor air pollutant concentrations with time in a newly constructed private house]
    Tamae Minami
    Aichi Prefectural Institute of Public Health
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 49:211-21. 2002
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  28. ncbi request reprint Building cultural competence in a interdisciplinary community service-learning project
    Doris 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...
  29. ncbi request reprint Correlation between urinary methoxyacetic acid and exposure of ethylene glycol dimethyl ether in a lithium battery plant
    Kozo 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint Urinary elimination of nickel and cobalt in relation to airborne nickel and cobalt exposures in a battery plant
    Kozo 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...
  31. pmc Four physician communication styles in routine Japanese outpatient medical encounters
    Brian Taylor Slingsby
    Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1057-62. 2006
    ..Few studies have explored how physicians approach medical encounters in Japan...
  32. ncbi request reprint Cancer screening among Vietnamese in Hawaii
    Ly 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...
  33. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption, serum gamma-glutamyltransferase levels, and coronary risk factors in a middle-aged occupational population
    Yuichi 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...
  34. ncbi request reprint [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...
  35. ncbi request reprint Methyltetrahydrophthalic acid in urine as an indicator of occupational exposure to methyltetrahydrophthalic anhydride
    Kozo 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)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Association between cigarette consumption and proteinuria in healthy Japanese men and women from an occupational population
    Yuichi 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...
  37. ncbi request reprint Occupational dermatitis from soldering flux
    Kozo 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...