D B Jeffe

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Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Using focus groups to understand physicians' and nurses' perspectives on error reporting in hospitals
    Donna B Jeffe
    Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 30:471-9. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint The changing paradigm of contemporary U.S. allopathic medical school graduates' career paths: analysis of the 1997-2004 national AAMC Graduation Questionnaire database
    Donna B Jeffe
    Washington University School of Medicine, and Director, Health Behavior, St Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
    Acad Med 82:888-94. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Reaping what we sow: the emerging academic medicine workforce
    Donna B Jeffe
    Health Behavior and Outreach Core, Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center, Barnes Jewish Hospital, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:1026-34. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Which U.S. medical graduates plan to become specialty-board certified? Analysis of the 1997-2004 national association of American Medical Colleges Graduation Questionnaire database
    Donna B Jeffe
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, 4444 Forest Park Ave, Suite 6700, St Louis, MO, 63108, USA
    Acad Med 81:S98-102. 2006
  5. pmc Disclosure of HIV status to medical providers: differences by gender, "race," and immune function
    D B Jeffe
    Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
    Public Health Rep 115:38-45. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with HIV-infected patients' recognition and use of HIV medications
    D B Jeffe
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr Hum Retrovirol 19:350-60. 1998
  7. doi request reprint Predictors of axillary lymph node involvement in women with T3 breast cancers: analysis of 1988-2003 SEER data
    Ryan C Fields
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Surg Res 161:183-9. 2010
  8. pmc Racial disparities in breast cancer survival: an analysis by age and stage
    Anjali D Deshpande
    Department of Community Health, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Surg Res 153:105-13. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Sources influencing patients in their HIV medication decisions
    K L Meredith
    Department of Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Health Educ Behav 28:40-50. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a preclinical, educational and skills-training program to improve students' use of blood and body fluid precautions: one-year follow-up
    D B Jeffe
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Department of Internal Medicine and Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, 4444 Forest Park, Suite 6700, St Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
    Prev Med 29:365-73. 1999

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  1. ncbi request reprint Using focus groups to understand physicians' and nurses' perspectives on error reporting in hospitals
    Donna B Jeffe
    Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 30:471-9. 2004
    ..To increase error reporting, a better understanding of physicians' and nurses' perspectives regarding medical error reporting in hospitals, barriers to reporting, and possible ways to increase reporting is necessary...
  2. ncbi request reprint The changing paradigm of contemporary U.S. allopathic medical school graduates' career paths: analysis of the 1997-2004 national AAMC Graduation Questionnaire database
    Donna B Jeffe
    Washington University School of Medicine, and Director, Health Behavior, St Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
    Acad Med 82:888-94. 2007
    ..The authors sought to identify factors associated with contemporary medical graduates' career-setting plans...
  3. ncbi request reprint Reaping what we sow: the emerging academic medicine workforce
    Donna B Jeffe
    Health Behavior and Outreach Core, Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center, Barnes Jewish Hospital, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:1026-34. 2008
    ..05). Findings can inform efforts to develop an academic medicine workforce that can meet our nation's healthcare needs and more equitably reflect the diversity of our society and medical student population...
  4. ncbi request reprint Which U.S. medical graduates plan to become specialty-board certified? Analysis of the 1997-2004 national association of American Medical Colleges Graduation Questionnaire database
    Donna B Jeffe
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, 4444 Forest Park Ave, Suite 6700, St Louis, MO, 63108, USA
    Acad Med 81:S98-102. 2006
    ..Predictors of U.S. allopathic medical-school graduates' board-certification plans have not been characterized...
  5. pmc Disclosure of HIV status to medical providers: differences by gender, "race," and immune function
    D B Jeffe
    Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
    Public Health Rep 115:38-45. 2000
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with HIV-infected patients' recognition and use of HIV medications
    D B Jeffe
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr Hum Retrovirol 19:350-60. 1998
    ..More focused efforts are needed to help patients become aware of available antiretroviral drugs and to encourage greater use of these drugs among all patients for whom the drugs are indicated...
  7. doi request reprint Predictors of axillary lymph node involvement in women with T3 breast cancers: analysis of 1988-2003 SEER data
    Ryan C Fields
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Surg Res 161:183-9. 2010
    ..We investigated characteristics associated with axillary lymph node (LN) status in patients with T3 breast cancers and hypothesized that LN status is an independent predictor of survival...
  8. pmc Racial disparities in breast cancer survival: an analysis by age and stage
    Anjali D Deshpande
    Department of Community Health, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Surg Res 153:105-13. 2009
    ..g., comorbidity) also affect mortality. Whether racial disparities in mortality are evident within age and/or stage groups has not been reported, and risk factors for greater mortality among Black women are not well defined...
  9. ncbi request reprint Sources influencing patients in their HIV medication decisions
    K L Meredith
    Department of Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Health Educ Behav 28:40-50. 2001
    ..Respondents identified multiple important influences-hence the potential for conflicting messages about HIV medications. These findings have implications for health education practices and behavioral research in the medical setting...
  10. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a preclinical, educational and skills-training program to improve students' use of blood and body fluid precautions: one-year follow-up
    D B Jeffe
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Department of Internal Medicine and Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, 4444 Forest Park, Suite 6700, St Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
    Prev Med 29:365-73. 1999
    ..Little is known about long-term improvements in medical students' knowledge, attitudes, and use of blood and body fluid precautions following preclinical training...
  11. ncbi request reprint Does clinical experience affect medical students' knowledge, attitudes, and compliance with universal precautions?
    D B Jeffe
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 19:767-71. 1998
    ..To investigate differences in second-, third-, and fourth-year medical students' knowledge of bloodborne pathogen exposure risks, as well as their attitudes toward, and intentions to comply with, Universal Precautions (UP)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cultural competency in medical education: demographic differences associated with medical student communication styles and clinical clerkship feedback
    Katherine B Lee
    Washington University School of Medicine, 4444 Forest Park, Ste 6700, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 101:116-26. 2009
    ..We tested the significance of associations among students' demographics, communication styles, and feedback received during clerkships...
  13. pmc Elevated breast cancer mortality in women younger than age 40 years compared with older women is attributed to poorer survival in early-stage disease
    Jennifer L Gnerlich
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 208:341-7. 2009
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Factors associated with lymph node assessment in ductal carcinoma in situ: analysis of 1988-2002 seer data
    Matthew R Porembka
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, 63110, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:2709-19. 2008
    ..Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) represents 20-30% of mammographically detected breast cancers, but the role of lymph node assessment (LNA) in women with DCIS remains unclear...
  15. pmc Racial and geographic differences in mammography screening in St. Louis City: a multilevel study
    Min Lian
    Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Urban Health 85:677-92. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that there may be a greater need for increasing mammography use among white women, especially in the historic cluster area of late-stage breast cancer in St. Louis...
  16. pmc Racial disparities in the development of breast cancer metastases among older women: a multilevel study
    Mario Schootman
    Department of Medicine, Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
    Cancer 115:731-40. 2009
    ..They also examined the extent to which 6 pathways explained racial disparities in the development of metastases...
  17. pmc The role of poverty rate and racial distribution in the geographic clustering of breast cancer survival among older women: a geographic and multilevel analysis
    Mario Schootman
    Department of Medicine and Pediatrics, Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:554-61. 2009
    ..Interventions to reduce late-stage breast cancer, focusing on areas of high poverty and targeting African Americans, may reduce disparities in breast cancer survival in the Detroit and Atlanta areas...
  18. pmc Area-level poverty is associated with greater risk of ambulatory-care-sensitive hospitalizations in older breast cancer survivors
    Mario Schootman
    Department of Medicine, Division of Health Bhavioral Research, Barnes Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:2180-7. 2008
    ..To estimate the frequency of ambulatory care-sensitive hospitalizations (ACSHs) and to compare the risk of ACSH in breast cancer survivors living in high-poverty with that of those in low-poverty areas...
  19. doi request reprint Attrition in residents entering US obstetrics and gynecology residencies: analysis of National GME Census data
    Rebecca P McAlister
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:574.e1-6. 2008
    ..We sought to identify risk factors for attrition among obstetrics and gynecology residents...
  20. doi request reprint Characteristics and career intentions of the emerging MD/PhD workforce
    Dorothy A Andriole
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    JAMA 300:1165-73. 2008
    ..The characteristics and career intentions of recent MD/PhD program and other MD program graduates have not been compared...
  21. ncbi request reprint Attrition during graduate medical education: medical school perspective
    Dorothy A Andriole
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, Campus Box 8210, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Arch Surg 143:1172-7; discussion 1177. 2008
    ..To identify predictors of attrition during graduate medical education (GME) in a single medical school cohort of contemporary US medical school graduates...
  22. ncbi request reprint Patient and tumor characteristics associated with primary tumor resection in women with Stage IV breast cancer: analysis of 1988-2003 SEER data
    Jennifer Gnerlich
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Breast J 14:538-42. 2008
    ..Several patient and tumor characteristics were significantly associated with surgical resection of the primary breast tumor in Stage IV disease. Further study of the surgery decision-making process is recommended...
  23. doi request reprint Final evaluation of the 2005 to 2007 National Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellows' Conferences
    David M Jaffe
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency Medicine, Washington University in St Louis, School of Medicine St Louis Children s Hospital, MO, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 25:295-300. 2009
    ..Evaluate the effectiveness of the 2005 to 2007 National Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) Fellows Conference series in achieving predefined objectives in the domains of scholarship, leadership, and partnership...
  24. pmc Prematriculation variables associated with suboptimal outcomes for the 1994-1999 cohort of US medical school matriculants
    Dorothy A Andriole
    Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, Campus Box 8210, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    JAMA 304:1212-9. 2010
    ..The relationship between increasing numbers and diversity of medical school enrollees and the US physician workforce size and composition has not been described...
  25. pmc Effects of breast cancer surgery and surgical side effects on body image over time
    Karen Kadela Collins
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 126:167-76. 2011
    ..011). The impact of surgery type on body image within the first year of definitive surgical treatment was explained by surgical side-effects severity. After 2 years, body image problems did not differ significantly by surgery type...
  26. pmc Variables associated with full-time faculty appointment among contemporary U.S. Medical school graduates: implications for academic medicine workforce diversity
    Dorothy A Andriole
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Acad Med 85:1250-7. 2010
    ..The authors sought to identify variables independently associated with full-time faculty appointment among recent medical graduates...
  27. ncbi request reprint Primary care specialty choices of United States medical graduates, 1997-2006
    Donna B Jeffe
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MS, USA
    Acad Med 85:947-58. 2010
    ..To describe trends in specialty choice and to identify predictors of primary care specialty choices among graduates of U.S. MD-granting medical schools...
  28. pmc Changes in sexual problems over time in women with and without early-stage breast cancer
    Maria Perez
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Department of Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Menopause 17:924-37. 2010
    ..We aimed to evaluate whether age-matched women with and without early-stage breast cancer differentially experience sexual problems over time and whether changes in patients' problems differ by type of surgical procedure...
  29. pmc A longitudinal study of factors associated with perceived risk of recurrence in women with ductal carcinoma in situ and early-stage invasive breast cancer
    Ying Liu
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Department of Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 124:835-44. 2010
    ..Educating early-stage breast cancer patients about their actual risk could result in more realistic recurrence-risk perceptions, and increasing social support could help alleviate anxiety associated with exaggerated risk perceptions...
  30. pmc Accuracy of ultrasonography and mammography in predicting pathologic response after neoadjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer
    Jason D Keune
    Department of Surgery, Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Surg 199:477-84. 2010
    ..Neoadjuvant chemotherapy reduces tumor size before surgery in women with breast cancer. The aim of this study was to assess the ability of mammography and ultrasound to predict residual tumor size following neoadjuvant chemotherapy...
  31. pmc Temporal trends in geographic disparities in small-area breast cancer incidence and mortality, 1988 to 2005
    Mario Schootman
    Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Health Behavior Research, Box 8504, 4444 Forest Park Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1122-31. 2010
    ..A goal of Healthy People 2010 was to reduce health disparities. We determined the extent of reductions in geographic disparities in five breast cancer screening indicators...
  32. pmc Temporal trends in area socioeconomic disparities in breast-cancer incidence and mortality, 1988-2005
    Mario Schootman
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, Box 8504, 4444 Forest Park Avenue, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 122:533-43. 2010
    ..Efforts to target counties aimed at increasing breast-cancer screening based on their level of deprivation will not likely be beneficial...
  33. pmc Lower-dose vs high-dose oral estradiol therapy of hormone receptor-positive, aromatase inhibitor-resistant advanced breast cancer: a phase 2 randomized study
    Matthew J Ellis
    Department of Medicine, Division of Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    JAMA 302:774-80. 2009
    ..Estrogen deprivation therapy with aromatase inhibitors has been hypothesized to paradoxically sensitize hormone-receptor-positive breast cancer tumor cells to low-dose estradiol therapy...
  34. pmc An evaluation of lower-body functional limitations among long-term survivors of 11 different types of cancers
    Mario Schootman
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Cancer 115:5329-38. 2009
    ....
  35. pmc National estimates of racial disparities in health status and behavioral risk factors among long-term cancer survivors and non-cancer controls
    Mario Schootman
    Department of Medicine, Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1387-95. 2010
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Outcomes evaluation of the 2005 National Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellows' Conference
    David M Jaffe
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine St Louis Children s Hospital, St Louis, MO, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 24:255-61. 2008
    ..Evaluate the effectiveness of the 2005 National Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellows' Conference in achieving predefined objectives in scholarship, leadership, and partnership...
  37. doi request reprint Does US Medical Licensing Examination Step l score really matter in surgical residency match outcomes (and should it)?
    Dorothy A Andriole
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 206:533-9. 2008
    ..The relationship between US Medical Licensing Examination Step 1 scores and core surgical-specialty match outcomes has not been well defined...
  38. pmc Effect of area poverty rate on cancer screening across US communities
    Mario Schootman
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University, Saint Louis, MO 63108, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:202-7. 2006
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Self-report by elderly breast cancer patients was an acceptable alternative to surveillance, epidemiology, and end results (SEER) abstract data
    Mario Schootman
    Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Health Behavior Research, Saint Louis, MO 63108, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:1316-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare breast cancer patients' self-report and surveillance, epidemiology, and end results (SEER) abstract data regarding type of treatment received (radiation, chemotherapy, and hormonal therapies)...
  40. ncbi request reprint What predicts USMLE Step 3 performance?
    Dorothy A Andriole
    Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8210, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Acad Med 80:S21-4. 2005
    ..Academic and other student-specific variables associated with United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 3 performance have not been fully defined...
  41. ncbi request reprint Safe medication prescribing: training and experience of medical students and housestaff at a large teaching hospital
    Jane M Garbutt
    Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Acad Med 80:594-9. 2005
    ..To assess medical students' and housestaff's knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors regarding safe prescribing...
  42. ncbi request reprint Development of a measure of knowledge and attitudes about obstructive sleep apnea in children (OSAKA-KIDS)
    Elizabeth C Uong
    Division of Allergy and Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:181-6. 2005
    ..Primary care physicians play an important role in screening for childhood obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) that, if untreated, can result in serious complications...
  43. ncbi request reprint What predicts surgical internship performance?
    Dorothy A Andriole
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8073, 660 S Euclid Ave, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Surg 188:161-4. 2004
    ..Variables associated with postgraduate year 1 (PGY-l) performance in surgical training have not been fully defined...
  44. ncbi request reprint Disparities related to socioeconomic status and access to medical care remain in the United States among women who never had a mammogram
    Mario Schootman
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:419-25. 2003
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and treatment of acute otitis media: an assessment
    Jane Garbutt
    Division of General Medical Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Pediatrics 112:143-9. 2003
    ..To assess compliance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) evidence-based guidelines for the judicious use of antimicrobials in children with acute otitis media (AOM)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Identifying factors associated with disability-related differences in breast cancer screening (United States)
    Mario Schootman
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, 4444 Forest Park Parkway, Box 8504, Saint Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:97-107. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify factors that could explain breast cancer underutilization among women age 40 and older with disabilities...
  47. ncbi request reprint Do general surgery applicants really want to be general surgeons?
    Dorothy A Andriole
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Curr Surg 63:145-50. 2006
    ..The authors sought to compare categorical general surgery applicants with applicants in other specialties regarding their final specialty-choice ranking for residency positions...
  48. ncbi request reprint The effects of radiotherapy for the treatment of contralateral breast cancer
    Mario Schootman
    Department of Medicine, Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University School of Medicine, 4444 Forest Park Blvd, Box 8504, Saint Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 103:77-83. 2007
    ..Unlike the small survival benefit of radiotherapy after first primary breast cancer, omission of radiotherapy after metachronous contralateral breast cancer significantly increased the risk of cause-specific and all-cause mortality...
  49. ncbi request reprint Surveillance mammography and the risk of death among elderly breast cancer patients
    Mario Schootman
    Department of Medicine and Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO, 63108, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 111:489-96. 2008
    ..To examine the benefits of mammography for elderly breast cancer survivors in community settings...
  50. pmc Breast cancer screening and incidence in communities with a high proportion of uninsured
    Mario Schootman
    Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, Division of Health Behavior Research, Washington University, 4444 Forest Park Road, Saint Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:379-386. 2007
    ..Research has not established (1) if breast cancer screening varies by county-level proportion of uninsured or (2) whether county-level-proportion of uninsured correlates with county-level early-stage and late-stage breast cancer incidence...
  51. ncbi request reprint Are entering obstetrics/gynecology residents more similar to the entering primary care or surgery resident workforce?
    Rebecca P McAlister
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Medical Association, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:536.e1-6. 2007
    ..We compared demographic characteristics of first-year residents entering obstetrics/gynecology with those entering primary care and surgery...
  52. pmc "Making the grade:" noncognitive predictors of medical students' clinical clerkship grades
    Katherine B Lee
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:1138-50. 2007
    ..Because clinical clerkship grades are associated with resident selection and performance and are largely based on residents'/attendings' subjective ratings, it is important to identify variables associated with clinical clerkship grades...
  53. ncbi request reprint Have predictors of obstetrics and gynecology career choice among contemporary US medical graduates changed over time?
    Rebecca P McAlister
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:275.e1-7. 2007
    ..We sought to identify predictors of obstetrics and gynecology (OBGYN) specialty choice among US medical graduates over time...
  54. ncbi request reprint Surgical removal of the primary tumor increases overall survival in patients with metastatic breast cancer: analysis of the 1988-2003 SEER data
    Jennifer Gnerlich
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid, Campus, Box 8109, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:2187-94. 2007
    ..We sought to determine whether surgical removal of the primary tumor provides a survival advantage for women with metastatic breast cancer...
  55. ncbi request reprint Surgical resection of the primary tumor is associated with increased long-term survival in patients with stage IV breast cancer after controlling for site of metastasis
    Ryan C Fields
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:3345-51. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that surgical excision of primary tumors in patients with stage IV breast cancer would be associated with increased survival...
  56. ncbi request reprint Is surgical workforce diversity increasing?
    Dorothy A Andriole
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:469-77. 2007
    ..We sought to determine the extent to which recent increases in levels of gender and racial diversity in the overall resident-physician workforce were evident among core-surgical specialty resident workforces...
  57. ncbi request reprint Compliance with Universal Precautions among emergency department personnel: implications for prevention programs
    L E Kim
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Infect Control 27:453-5. 1999
    ..CONCLUSION: Further educational interventions for ED personnel are needed to increase their compliance with Universal Precautions...
  58. pmc Method of breast cancer presentation and depressed mood 1 year after diagnosis in women with locally advanced disease
    Elizabeth B Roth
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:1637-41. 2009
    ..Differences in psychological outcomes of breast cancer patients with locally advanced disease who presented with abnormal screening mammograms or palpable mass have not been reported...
  59. pmc Hospital and geographic variability in two colorectal cancer surgery outcomes: complications and mortality after complications
    M Schootman
    Department of Epidemiology, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 21:2659-66. 2014
    ....
  60. pmc Quality of life over time in women diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ, early-stage invasive breast cancer, and age-matched controls
    D B Jeffe
    Division of Health Behavior Research, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, and Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center, Barnes Jewish Hospital, 4444 Forest Park, Suite 6700, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 134:379-91. 2012
    ..0001) and general health (P=0.0017) than controls, possibly because of lingering treatment effects. DCIS patients' QOL was similar to that of controls two years after diagnosis, but some aspects of EIBC patients' QOL remained lower...
  61. pmc Accuracy of perceived risk of recurrence among patients with early-stage breast cancer
    Ying Liu
    Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:675-80. 2010
    ..Although a few studies have examined early-stage breast cancer survivors' perceived risk of recurrence, none have assessed the accuracy of survivors' perceived risk of recurrence...
  62. ncbi request reprint Development of the obstructive sleep apnea knowledge and attitudes (OSAKA) questionnaire
    Helena M Schotland
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Sleep Med 4:443-50. 2003
    ..To develop and validate a questionnaire that assesses physicians' knowledge and attitudes about obstructive sleep apnea (OSA): the Obstructive Sleep Apnea Knowledge and Attitudes (OSAKA) questionnaire...
  63. ncbi request reprint Who are our future surgeons? Characteristics of medical school graduates planning surgical careers: analysis of the 1997 to 2004 Association of American Medical Colleges' Graduation Questionnaire National Database
    Dorothy A Andriole
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 203:177-85. 2006
    ..Identification of correlates of contemporary US medical graduates' surgical career plans can provide insights about the emerging surgical workforce composition and inform future recruitment efforts...
  64. doi request reprint The Cancer Pain Inventory: preliminary development and validation
    Teresa L Deshields
    Psycho Oncology Service, Alvin J Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Psychooncology 19:684-92. 2010
    ..This paper describes development and pilot testing of a preliminary version of the CPI and describes its psychometric properties including its reliability and validity relative to established pain measures...
  65. ncbi request reprint Adherence to nasal positive airway pressure therapy among school-aged children and adolescents with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Elizabeth C Uong
    Division of Allergy and Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Pediatrics 120:e1203-11. 2007
    ..Little is known about positive airway pressure adherence among school-aged children and adolescents...
  66. ncbi request reprint Effects of implementing computerized practitioner order entry and nursing documentation on nursing workflow in an emergency department
    Gerald A Banet
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
    J Healthc Inf Manag 20:45-54. 2006
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint Comparing medical students' performances and their achievements as residents: similar findings
    Dorothy Andriole
    Acad Med 78:853-4. 2003
  68. ncbi request reprint Patients' concerns about medical errors during hospitalization
    Thomas E Burroughs
    Center for Outcome Research, St Louis University, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:5-14. 2007
    ..Multiwave telephone interviews were conducted in 2002 with 1,656 inpatients from 12 Midwestern hospitals regarding patients' conceptualization of medical errors and perceived risk of seven types of medical errors...
  69. ncbi request reprint Patient concerns about medical errors in emergency departments
    Thomas E Burroughs
    Center for Outcomes Research, Department of Internal Medicine, St Louis University, MO 63104, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:57-64. 2005
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