Genomes and Genes
Summary: The degree to which the individual regards the health care service or product or the manner in which it is delivered by the provider as useful, effective, or beneficial.
Publications286 found, 100 shown here
- Patient satisfaction with different interpreting methods: a randomized controlled trialFrancesca Gany
Center for Immigrant Health, Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, 550 First Avenue, OBV, CD 401, New York, NY, USA
J Gen Intern Med 22:312-8. 2007..Innovative medical interpreting strategies, including remote simultaneous medical interpreting (RSMI), have arisen to address the language barrier. This study evaluates the impact of interpreting method on patient satisfaction.
- The effects of telephone consultation and triage on healthcare use and patient satisfaction: a systematic reviewFrances Bunn
Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield
Br J Gen Pract 55:956-61. 2005..In recent years there has been a growth in the use of the telephone consultation for healthcare problems. This has developed, in part, as a response to increased demand for GP and accident and emergency department care...
- Development and validation of the Patient Assessment of Chronic Illness Care (PACIC)Russell E Glasgow
Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Denver, Colorado, USA
Med Care 43:436-44. 2005....
- The impact of patient expectations on outcomes in four randomized controlled trials of acupuncture in patients with chronic painKlaus Linde
Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, Department of Internal Medicine II, Technische Universitat Munchen, Kaiserstr 9, 80801 Munich, Germany
Pain 128:264-71. 2007..03 (1.26-3.26) and 2.35 (1.68-3.30), respectively. Results from the 6-month follow-up were similar. In conclusion, in our trials a significant association was shown between better improvement and higher outcome expectations...
- Factors influencing death at home in terminally ill patients with cancer: systematic reviewBarbara Gomes
The Cicely Saunders Foundation Department of Palliative Care, Policy, and Rehabilitation, King s College London, London SE5 9RJ
BMJ 332:515-21. 2006..To determine the relative influence of different factors on place of death in patients with cancer...
- Complementary and alternative medicine use in Australia: a national population-based surveyCharlie C L Xue
World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine, School of Health Sciences, Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
J Altern Complement Med 13:643-50. 2007....
- Quality of life and satisfaction with outcome among prostate-cancer survivorsMartin G Sanda
Departments of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
N Engl J Med 358:1250-61. 2008....
- The Norwegian Arthroplasty Register: 11 years and 73,000 arthroplastiesL I Havelin
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Haukeland University Hospital, Norway
Acta Orthop Scand 71:337-53. 2000..Since the practice of using undocumented implants has not changed, the register will continue to survey these implants. We plan to assess the mid- and long-term results of implants that have so far had good short-term results...
- Continuity of primary care: to whom does it matter and when?Paul A Nutting
Center for Research Strategies and the Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colo 80203, USA
Ann Fam Med 1:149-55. 2003..We hypothesized that continuity would be more important to patients who are older, sicker, and female, who have established a relationship with their physician, and whose visit addresses more complex problems...
- Determining the need for hip and knee arthroplasty: the role of clinical severity and patients' preferencesG A Hawker
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Med Care 39:206-16. 2001..Area variation in the use of surgical interventions such as arthroplasty is viewed as concerning and inappropriate...
- Patients' unvoiced agendas in general practice consultations: qualitative studyC A Barry
Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Guy s, King s, and St Thomas s School of Medicine, King s College, London SE11 6SP
BMJ 320:1246-50. 2000..To investigate patients' agendas before consultation and to assess which aspects of agendas are voiced in the consultation and the effects of unvoiced agendas on outcomes...
- Five-point scales outperform 10-point scales in a randomized comparison of item scaling for the Patient Experiences QuestionnaireAndrew M Garratt
National Resource Centre for Rehabilitation in Rheumatology, Diakonhjemmet Hospital, PO Box 23 Vinderen, 0319 Oslo, Norway
J Clin Epidemiol 64:200-7. 2011..To assess the data quality of two approaches to scaling items within the Patient Experiences Questionnaire (PEQ); a five-point scale with descriptors for all scale points and a 10-point scale with descriptors only at the end points...
- Women's experiences of labour and birth: an evolutionary concept analysisPatricia Larkin
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 24 D Olier Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
Midwifery 25:e49-59. 2009..the aim of this paper is to identify the core attributes of the experience of labour and birth...
- The influences of patient's trust in medical service and attitude towards health policy on patient's overall satisfaction with medical service and sub satisfaction in ChinaLiyang Tang
Department of Economics, School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
BMC Public Health 11:472. 2011....
- Patients' evaluations of health care providers in the era of social networking: an analysis of physician-rating websitesTara Lagu
Center for Quality of Care Research, Baystate Medical Center, 280 Chestnut Street, 3rd Floor, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
J Gen Intern Med 25:942-6. 2010..Internet-based social networking tools that allow users to share content have enabled a new form of public reporting of physician performance: the physician-rating website...
- The new subjective medicine: taking the patient's point of view on health care and healthMark Sullivan
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical History and Ethics, University of Washington, 98195, Seattle, WA, USA
Soc Sci Med 56:1595-604. 2003..This further incorporation of patient subjectivity should carry us well beyond informed consent and the other protections for patient autonomy bequeathed to us by bioethics...
- The GP Patient Survey for use in primary care in the National Health Service in the UK--development and psychometric characteristicsJohn Campbell
Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
BMC Fam Pract 10:57. 2009..The third such annual survey (2008/9) involved the development of a new survey instrument. We describe the process of that development, and the findings of an extensive pilot survey in UK primary healthcare...
- Understanding patient satisfaction, trust, and loyalty to primary care physiciansElena A Platonova
University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA
Med Care Res Rev 65:696-712. 2008..authors found that patient trust and good interpersonal relationships with the PCP are major predictors of patient satisfaction and loyalty to the physician. Patients need to trust the PCP to be satisfied and loyal to the physician...
- WHO antenatal care randomised trial for the evaluation of a new model of routine antenatal careJ Villar
UNDP UNFPA WHO World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development, and Research Training in Human Reproduction, Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland
Lancet 357:1551-64. 2001..We undertook a multicentre randomised controlled trial that compared the standard model of antenatal care with a new model that emphasises actions known to be effective in improving maternal or neonatal outcomes and has fewer clinic visits...
- Health-related quality of life: validity, reliability, and responsiveness of SF-36, 15D, EQ-5D [corrected] RAQoL, and HAQ in patients with rheumatoid arthritisLouise Linde
Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark
J Rheumatol 35:1528-37. 2008..To compare validity, reliability, and responsiveness of generic and disease specific health-related quality of life (HRQOL) instruments in rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
- Analysis of 4999 online physician ratings indicates that most patients give physicians a favorable ratingBassam Kadry
Department of Anesthesia, School of Medicine, Stanford University, CA 94305, United States
J Med Internet Res 13:e95. 2011..Understanding what information is available is important given that patients may use this information to choose a physician...
- The importance of patient expectations in predicting functional outcomes after total joint arthroplastyNizar N Mahomed
Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
J Rheumatol 29:1273-9. 2002..Multivariate regression models were used to evaluate the impact of expectations on outcomes...
- Reliability of patient responses in pay for performance schemes: analysis of national General Practitioner Patient Survey data in EnglandMartin Roland
Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge CB2 0SR
BMJ 339:b3851. 2009..To assess the robustness of patient responses to a new national survey of patient experience as a basis for providing financial incentives to doctors...
- The John Insall Award: Patient expectations affect satisfaction with total knee arthroplastyPhilip C Noble
Barnhart Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
Clin Orthop Relat Res 452:35-43. 2006..The purpose of this study was to determine which factors contribute to patient satisfaction with total knee replacement (TKR), and their relative importance...
- Physiotherapy in Parkinson's disease: utilisation and patient satisfactionSamyra H J Keus
Department of Physical and Occupational Therapy, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
J Neurol 251:680-7. 2004..In the Netherlands, referral rates of PD patients to physiotherapy are high and treatment duration is lengthy. Referral seems, to some extent, arbitrary. Scientific evidence for the effectiveness of physiotherapy in PD remains limited...
- The role of pain and function in determining patient satisfaction after total knee replacement. Data from the National Joint Registry for England and WalesP N Baker
James Cook University Hospital, Marton Road, Middlesborough TS1 3BW, UK
J Bone Joint Surg Br 89:893-900. 2007..Female gender and a primary diagnosis of osteoarthritis were found to be predictors of lower levels of patient satisfaction. Differences in the rate of satisfaction were also observed in relation to age, the American Society of ..
- Development and evaluation of the short version of the Patient Assessment of Chronic Illness Care instrumentP Cristian Gugiu
Interdisciplinary Ph D in Evaluation Program, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
Chronic Illn 5:268-76. 2009..The purpose of this study was to develop a short version of the PACIC with better psychometric properties than the original instrument...
- Patients' preferences in the treatment of depressive disorder in primary careDigna J F van Schaik
Department of General Practice, Institute of Extramural Medicine EMGO, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Gen Hosp Psychiatry 26:184-9. 2004..Patients with strong preferences, mostly for psychotherapy, are likely not to enter antidepressant treatment or randomized clinical trials if their preferences are not supported...
- Quality of life, resource consumption and costs of spinal cord stimulation versus conventional medical management in neuropathic pain patients with failed back surgery syndrome (PROCESS trial)Andrea Manca
Centre for Health Economics, Alcuin A Block, University of York, York YO10 5DD, United Kingdom
Eur J Pain 12:1047-58. 2008..Chronic back and leg pain conditions result in patients' loss of function, reduced quality of life and increased costs to the society...
- Structure and measurement properties of the Patient Assessment of Chronic Illness Care instrumentCristian Gugiu
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 49008 5237, USA
J Eval Clin Pract 16:509-16. 2010....
- Predictors of length of stay and patient satisfaction after hip and knee replacement surgery: fast-track experience in 712 patientsHenrik Husted
Department of Orthopaedics, Copenhagen University Hospital of Hvidovre, Denmark
Acta Orthop 79:168-73. 2008..The aim of this prospective study was to identify patient characteristics associated with LOS and patient satisfaction after total hip and knee replacement surgery.
- The Patients Assessment Chronic Illness Care (PACIC) questionnaire in The Netherlands: a validation study in rural general practiceMichel Wensing
Scientific Institute for Quality in Healthcare, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
BMC Health Serv Res 8:182. 2008..Our aim was to develop and test a Dutch version of the PACIC questionnaire, a measure for patient reported structured chronic care...
- Lessons from a trial of acupuncture and massage for low back pain: patient expectations and treatment effectsD Kalauokalani
Washington University Pain Center, St Louis, MO, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:1418-24. 2001..The findings also may be important for therapy choices made in the clinical setting...
- The effects of physician empathy on patient satisfaction and complianceSung Soo Kim
Michigan State University, USA
Eval Health Prof 27:237-51. 2004..constructs and to test a model of the relationships of physician empathy and related constructs to patient satisfaction and compliance...
- The effect of emergency department crowding on patient satisfaction for admitted patientsJesse M Pines
Department of Emergency Medicine, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Acad Emerg Med 15:825-31. 2008The objective was to study the association between factors related to emergency department (ED) crowding and patient satisfaction.
- Patients' preference for involvement in medical decision making: a narrative reviewRebecca Say
School of Population and Health Sciences, Medical School, University of Newcastle, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
Patient Educ Couns 60:102-14. 2006..This review aimed to clarify present knowledge about the factors which influence patients' preference for involvement in medical decision making...
- Evaluation of clinically relevant changes in patient reported outcomes in knee and hip osteoarthritis: the minimal clinically important improvementF Tubach
Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale, Département d Epidémiologie, Biostatistique et Recherche Clinique, 75018 Paris, France
Ann Rheum Dis 64:29-33. 2005..In clinical trials, at the group level, results are usually reported as mean and standard deviation of the change in score, which is not meaningful for most readers...
- Patients' perception of hospital care in the United StatesAshish K Jha
Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
N Engl J Med 359:1921-31. 2008..Data from the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey provide a portrait of patients' experiences in U.S. hospitals...
- Defining and measuring interpersonal continuity of careJohn W Saultz
Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Ore 97239 3098, USA
Ann Fam Med 1:134-43. 2003..In an effort to learn more about the importance of continuity of care to physicians and patients, I reviewed the medical literature on continuity of care to define interpersonal continuity and describe how it has been measured and studied...
- Whose quality of life? A commentary exploring discrepancies between health state evaluations of patients and the general publicPeter A Ubel
VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Qual Life Res 12:599-607. 2003..Decisions about whose values to measure for the purposes of economic analyses, and how to measure discrepancies, should take these potential contributing factors into account...
- Trends in use of complementary and alternative medicine by US adults: 1997-2002Hilary A Tindle
Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Osher Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Altern Ther Health Med 11:42-9. 2005..Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use by US adults increased substantially between 1990 and 1997, yet little is known about more recent trends...
- Optimal matches of patient preferences for information, decision-making and interpersonal behavior: evidence, models and interventionsDonald J Kiesler
Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Psychology, 808 W Franklin Street, Box 842018, Richmond, VA 23284, USA
Patient Educ Couns 61:319-41. 2006..A comprehensive review was conducted of the theoretical and empirical work that addresses the preference-match strategy in physician-patient communication...
- Importance of patient pressure and perceived pressure and perceived medical need for investigations, referral, and prescribing in primary care: nested observational studyPaul Little
Primary Medical Care, Community Clinical Sciences Division, Southampton University, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO16 5ST
BMJ 328:444. 2004..To assess how pressures from patients on doctors in the consultation contribute to referral and investigation...
- A qualitative study of women's perspectives of antenatal care in a rural area of ZimbabweThubelihle Mathole
Department of Women s and Children s Health, Section for International Maternal and Child Health, Uppsala University, University Hospital, Entrance 11, SE 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
Midwifery 20:122-32. 2004..To describe the perspectives and experiences of women in their use of antenatal care and in their reasoning on specific antenatal care routines...
- The cost of satisfaction: a national study of patient satisfaction, health care utilization, expenditures, and mortalityJoshua J Fenton
Department of Family and Community Medicine and Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California Davis, 4860 Y St, Ambulatory Care Center, Ste 2300, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
Arch Intern Med 172:405-11. 2012b>Patient satisfaction is a widely used health care quality metric. However, the relationship between patient satisfaction and health care utilization, expenditures, and outcomes remains ill defined.
- Improving patient outcomes through the routine use of patient-reported data in cancer clinics: future directionsT Luckett
Psycho oncology Co operative Research Group PoCoG, School of Psychology, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
Psychooncology 18:1129-38. 2009..We set out to identify future strategies for (1) interventions to impact patient outcomes and (2) trials to identify treatment effects...
- Patient satisfaction following day surgeryPaulo Lemos
Department of Anesthesia, Hospital Geral de Santo Antonio, 4099 001 Porto, Portugal
J Clin Anesth 21:200-5. 2009To evaluate patient satisfaction at discharge and 30 days after day surgery, and to identify predictive factors of patient satisfaction.
- Getting more than they realized they needed: a qualitative study of women's experience of group prenatal careDeborah A McNeil
Public Health Innovation and Decision Support, Population and Public Health, Alberta Health Services, Southport Atrium, 10101 Southport Road SW, Calgary, Alberta T2W 3N2, Canada
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:17. 2012..The purpose of this study was to understand the central meaning of the experience of group prenatal care for women who participated in CenteringPregnancy through a maternity clinic in Calgary, Canada...
- The measurement of satisfaction with healthcare: implications for practice from a systematic review of the literatureR Crow
European Institute of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
Health Technol Assess 6:1-244. 2002
- European patients' views on the responsiveness of health systems and healthcare providersAngela Coulter
Picker Institute Europe, Oxford, UK
Eur J Public Health 15:355-60. 2005..Responsiveness to patients is now seen as a key characteristic of effective health systems. This study aimed to learn more about European people's views on the responsiveness of their country's health systems and healthcare providers...
- Quality of life and functional outcome after primary total hip replacement. A five-year follow-upC Y Ng
Victoria Hospital, Hayfield Road, Kirkcaldy, Fife KY2 6AH, UK
J Bone Joint Surg Br 89:868-73. 2007..The Harris Hip scores improved significantly after operation, reaching a plateau after 18 months. The improved quality of life was sustained five years after THR...
- Nurse burnout and patient satisfactionDoris C Vahey
Mount Sinai Medical Center, Department of Nursing, New York, NY, USA
Med Care 42:II57-66. 2004..Amid a national nurse shortage, there is growing concern that high levels of nurse burnout could adversely affect patient outcomes...
- Concomitant ventral phalloplasty during penile implant surgery: a novel procedure that optimizes patient satisfaction and their perception of phallic length after penile implant surgeryAlejandro Miranda-Sousa
Urology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
J Sex Med 4:1494-9. 2007Despite previous reports showing consistently elevated patient satisfaction with penile implantation, it is our impression that patients who have had a prosthesis placed often complain of penile shortening postoperatively.
- An internet-based interactive telemonitoring system for improving childhood asthma outcomes in TaiwanRen Long Jan
Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, Republic of China
Telemed J E Health 13:257-68. 2007..The Internet-based asthma telemonitoring program increases selfmanagement skills, improves asthma outcomes, and appears to be an effective and well-accepted technology for the care of children with asthma and their caregivers...
- Satisfaction with care in HIV-infected patients treated with long-term follow-up antiretroviral therapy: the role of social vulnerabilityM Preau
LabECD, Nantes University, France
AIDS Care 24:434-43. 2012..More attention should be given to patient satisfaction, especially for socially vulnerable patients, in order to avoid potentially detrimental consequences such ..
- Women's satisfaction with delivery care in Nairobi's informal settlementsEva S Bazant
Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Int J Qual Health Care 21:79-86. 2009..To quantify women's satisfaction with delivery care in informal settlements of Nairobi, Kenya, and to determine characteristics of women and delivery care associated with satisfaction...
- Measuring patient satisfaction with mandibular prosthesesM A Awad
McGill University Faculty of Dentistry, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 26:400-5. 1998..It has been recommended that researchers conduct more studies that use patient satisfaction as the primary outcome measure in treatment evaluation and that more attention be paid to understanding ..
- Popularity of complementary and alternative medicine in Japan: a telephone surveyH Yamashita
Tsukuba College of Technology Clinic, Tsukuba, Japan
Complement Ther Med 10:84-93. 2002..To obtain information on the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in Japan...
- What patients say about their doctors online: a qualitative content analysisAndrea Lopez
UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
J Gen Intern Med 27:685-92. 2012..Doctor rating websites are a burgeoning trend, yet little is known about their content...
- Patient expectations regarding total knee arthroplasty: differences among the United States, United kingdom, and AustraliaElizabeth A Lingard
Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:1201-7. 2006..whether patients from the United Kingdom, United States, and Australia have different preoperative expectations regarding total knee arthroplasty and whether these expectations have an impact on outcomes and patient satisfaction.
- Feasibility of real-time satisfaction surveys through automated analysis of patients' unstructured comments and sentimentsFarrokh Alemi
Department of Health Systems Administration, Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia 20007, USA
Qual Manag Health Care 21:9-19. 2012..The procedures described in the article show that real-time satisfaction surveys are possible...
- The effect of perceived health status on patient satisfactionHong Xiao
College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science, Florida A and M University, Tallahassee, FL 32307, USA
Value Health 11:719-25. 2008To examine the effect of perceived health status on three components of patient satisfaction.
- The routine use of patient reported outcome measures in healthcare settingsJill Dawson
Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LF
BMJ 340:c186. 2010..Jill Dawson and colleagues provide a guide for individuals keen to use patient reported outcome measures at a local level...
- A population-based survey using PPE-15: relationship of care aspects to patient satisfaction in Hong KongEliza L Y Wong
School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HKSAR, Hong Kong, China
Int J Qual Health Care 23:390-6. 2011..The objective of this study is to explore the relationship between the experiences of inpatients with specific aspects of care and satisfaction with the hospitalization experience...
- Patient satisfaction after total knee arthroplasty: who is satisfied and who is not?Robert B Bourne
University Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, 339 Windermere Road, London, ON N6A 5A5, Canada
Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:57-63. 2010..We reexamined this issue to determine if contemporary TKA implants might be associated with improved patient satisfaction. We performed a cross-sectional study of patient satisfaction after 1703 primary TKAs performed in the ..
- Practitioner empathy and the duration of the common coldDavid P Rakel
School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53715, USA
Fam Med 41:494-501. 2009..This study's objective was to assess the relationship of empathy in medical office visits to subsequent outcomes of the common cold...
- Do patients' comfort levels and attitudes regarding medical student involvement vary across specialties?Kavitha Passaperuma
Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Western Ontario, Canada
Med Teach 30:48-54. 2008..However, it is unknown whether the intrinsic differences between specialties may influence the degree to which patients are comfortable with student involvement in their care...
- Long-term outcomes of surgical and nonsurgical management of lumbar spinal stenosis: 8 to 10 year results from the maine lumbar spine studySteven J Atlas
General Medicine Division and the Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Medical Services, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:936-43. 2005..A prospective observational cohort study...
- Open notes: doctors and patients signing onTom Delbanco
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brookline, Massachusetts 02215, USA
Ann Intern Med 153:121-5. 2010..The team anticipates that "open notes" will spread and suggests that over time, if drafted collaboratively and signed by both doctors and patients, they might evolve to become contracts for care...
- Quality of after-hours primary care in the Netherlands: a narrative reviewPaul Giesen
Scientific Institute for Quality of Healthcare, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands
Ann Intern Med 155:108-13. 2011..Future developments in the Netherlands include integration and extensive collaboration with the accident and emergency departments of hospitals, in which PCPs take care of self-referring patients...
- The relative importance of physician communication, participatory decision making, and patient understanding in diabetes self-managementMichele Heisler
Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Mich, USA
J Gen Intern Med 17:243-52. 2002....
- Effect of a decision aid on knowledge and treatment decision making for breast cancer surgery: a randomized trialTimothy Whelan
Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
JAMA 292:435-41. 2004..Consequently, the choice of treatment should be based on a patient's preferences...
- A postmarketing clinical experience study of Metadate CDS J Hirshey Dirksen
Celltech Americas, Inc, PO Box 31710, 755 Jefferson Road, Rochester, NY 14603, USA
Curr Med Res Opin 18:371-80. 2002..The objective of the study was to investigate the effectiveness and safety of Metadate CD (methylphenidate HCl, USP) Extended Release Capsules in the treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), in actual clinical practice...
- Satisfaction with quality and access to health care among people with disabling conditionsLisa I Iezzoni
Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Int J Qual Health Care 14:369-81. 2002..To compare satisfaction with health care between persons with and without disabling conditions...
- Patient experience of access to primary care: identification of predictors in a national patient surveyEvangelos Kontopantelis
National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
BMC Fam Pract 11:61. 2010..Our aim was to identify predictors of patient satisfaction and experience with access to English primary care.
- Validation of a general measure of treatment satisfaction, the Treatment Satisfaction Questionnaire for Medication (TSQM), using a national panel study of chronic diseaseMark J Atkinson
Worldwide Outcomes Research, La Jolla Laboratories, Pfizer Inc, 10777 Science Center Drive B 95, San Diego, CA 92121 1111, USA
Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:12. 2004..The objective of this study was to develop and psychometrically evaluate a general measure of patients' satisfaction with medication, the Treatment Satisfaction Questionnaire for Medication (TSQM)...
- Do patient experiences on priority aspects of health care predict their global rating of quality of care? A study in five patient groupsDolf de Boer
Patient Centered Care, NIVEL, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Health Expect 13:285-97. 2010..Global ratings may be determined by patient experiences on priority aspects of care...
- A controlled, double-blind, randomized study on the efficacy of Lactobacillus plantarum 299V in patients with irritable bowel syndromeK Niedzielin
Department of Gastroenterology, M Curie Regional Hospital, Szczecin, Poland
Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 13:1143-7. 2001..Its aetiology is unknown and therapeutic options are limited. Recent reports suggest that probiotics may have a role in regulating the motility of the digestive tract...
- Letrozole and norethisterone acetate in colorectal endometriosisSimone Ferrero
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 150:199-202. 2010..This study evaluates the efficacy of aromatase inhibitors and norethisterone acetate in treating pain and gastrointestinal symptoms caused by bowel endometriosis...
- What do we really know about patient satisfaction?C Carolyn Thiedke
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA
Fam Pract Manag 14:33-6. 2007
- Twelve-months follow-up in forty-nine patients with acute/semiacute osteoporotic vertebral fractures treated conservatively or with percutaneous vertebroplasty: a clinical randomized studyRikke Rousing
Spine Section, Department of Orthopaedics, University Hospital of Odense, Odense, Denmark
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:478-82. 2010..Clinical randomized study...
- The representation of patient experience and satisfaction in physician rating sites. A criteria-based analysis of English- and German-language sitesSwantje Reimann
Hannover Medical School, CELLS Centre for Ethics and Law in the Life Sciences, Institute for History, Ethics and Philosophy of Medicine, Carl Neuberg Str, 1, 30625 Hannover, Germany
BMC Health Serv Res 10:332. 2010..This study examines the extent to which PRSs currently represent the constructs of patient experience and satisfaction...
- Impact of participant and physician intervention preferences on randomized trials: a systematic reviewMichael King
Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Royal Free Campus, London, England
JAMA 293:1089-99. 2005..However, randomly allocating patients to treatments that do not accord with their preferences may influence internal and external validity...
- Eliciting preferences of the community for out of hours care provided by general practitioners: a stated preference discrete choice experimentAnthony Scott
Health Economics Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 9ZD, UK
Soc Sci Med 56:803-14. 2003..Further research is required into the demand for out of hours care as new models of care become established...
- Foldable Artiflex phakic intraocular lens for the correction of myopia: two-year follow-up results of a prospective European multicenter studyH Burkhard Dick
Center for Vision Science, Ruhr University Eye Hospital, Bochum, Germany
Ophthalmology 116:671-7. 2009..To evaluate the safety, efficacy, predictability, stability, and complications of the foldable Artiflex iris-fixated intraocular lens (Ophtec BV, Groningen, The Netherlands) for the correction of myopia in phakic eyes...
- Receiving a summary of the results of a trial: qualitative study of participants' viewsMary Dixon-Woods
Social Science Group, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 6TP
BMJ 332:206-10. 2006..To explore trial participants' responses to receiving a summary of the results of a trial in pregnancy...
- Assessment of handling of inhaler devices in real life: an observational study in 3811 patients in primary careM Molimard
Departement de Pharmacologie, CHU Pellegrin Carreire, 33076 Bordeaux Cedex, France
J Aerosol Med 16:249-54. 2003..There is a need for continued education of prescribers and users in the proper use of these devices to improve treatment efficacy...
- Letrozole combined with norethisterone acetate compared with norethisterone acetate alone in the treatment of pain symptoms caused by endometriosisS Ferrero
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Largo R Benzi 1 16132, Genoa, Italy
Hum Reprod 24:3033-41. 2009..We compared the efficacy and tolerability of the aromatase inhibitor letrozole combined with norethisterone acetate versus norethisterone acetate alone in treating pain symptoms...
- Clinical efficacy of computerised cognitive-behavioural therapy for anxiety and depression in primary care: randomised controlled trialJudith Proudfoot
Centre for General Practice Integration Studies, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Br J Psychiatry 185:46-54. 2004..Preliminary results have demonstrated the clinical efficacy of computerised cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) in the treatment of anxiety and depression in primary care...
- Utilities and disutilities for type 2 diabetes treatment-related attributesLouis S Matza
Center for Health Outcomes Research, United BioSource Corporation, 7101 Wisconsin Ave, Suite 600, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
Qual Life Res 16:1251-65. 2007..The purpose of this study was to identify the utility or disutility of diabetes medication-related attributes (weight change, gastrointestinal side effects, fear of hypoglycemia) that may influence patient preference...
- Satisfaction with care among patients with non-metastatic breast cancer: development and first steps of validation of the REPERES-60 questionnaireGautier Defossez
University Hospital and University Institute of Public Health, Poitiers, France
BMC Cancer 7:129. 2007..The aim of this work was to obtain a valid instrument measuring satisfaction among patients with breast cancer and exploring their care itinerary overall...
- Reduced hospital stay, morphine consumption, and pain intensity with local infiltration analgesia after unicompartmental knee arthroplastyPer Essving
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Linkoping, Sweden
Acta Orthop 80:213-9. 2009..The degree of postoperative pain is usually moderate to severe following knee arthroplasty. We investigated the efficacy of local administration of analgesics into the operating area, both intraoperatively and postoperatively...
- Surgical and nonsurgical management of lumbar spinal stenosis: four-year outcomes from the maine lumbar spine studyS J Atlas
Medical Practices Evaluation Center and the General Medicine Division, Medical Services, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:556-62. 2000..A prospective cohort study of patients with lumbar spinal stenosis recruited from the practices of orthopedic surgeons and neurosurgeons throughout Maine...
- Adjusting for partially missing baseline measurements in randomized trialsIan R White
MRC Biostatistics Unit, Institute of Public Health, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 2SR, U K
Stat Med 24:993-1007. 2005..The methods are illustrated in a randomized trial in community psychiatry...
- The meaning of patient involvement and participation in health care consultations: a taxonomyAndrew G H Thompson
School of Social and Political Studies, University of Edinburgh, Adam Ferguson Bldg, George Square, EH8 9LL Edinburgh, UK
Soc Sci Med 64:1297-310. 2007..These levels are seen to provide basic building blocks for a more sophisticated understanding of involvement within and between these contexts for use by professionals, managers, policy-makers and researchers...
- Patient pressure for referral for headache: a qualitative study of GPs' referral behaviourMyfanwy Morgan
Division of Health and Social Care Research, King s College London, London
Br J Gen Pract 57:29-35. 2007..This study examines influences on GPs' referral for headache in the absence of clinical indicators...
- Pharmacokinetics and efficacy of ropivacaine continuous wound instillation after joint replacement surgeryM Bianconi
Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, St Anna Hospital Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
Br J Anaesth 91:830-5. 2003....
- Minimum clinically important difference in lumbar spine surgery patients: a choice of methods using the Oswestry Disability Index, Medical Outcomes Study questionnaire Short Form 36, and pain scalesAnne G Copay
The Spinal Research Foundation, 1831 Wiehle Avenue, Suite 200, Reston, VA 20190, USA
Spine J 8:968-74. 2008..Variable threshold values have been proposed as MCID for those instruments despite a lack of agreement on the optimal MCID calculation method...
- The importance of patient satisfaction and health-related quality of life after renal transplantationA Yildirim
Marmara University, Health Education Faculty, kartal Cevizli, Istanbul, Turkey
Transplant Proc 38:2831-4. 2006In the last decade, patient satisfaction and quality of life have been accepted as important components of quality of medical care...
- Do professional interpreters improve clinical care for patients with limited English proficiency? A systematic review of the literatureLeah S Karliner
Division of General Internal Medicine, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 1701 Divisadero, Suite 500, San Franicsco, CA 94143 1732, USA
Health Serv Res 42:727-54. 2007..To determine if professional medical interpreters have a positive impact on clinical care for limited English proficiency (LEP) patients...
- Women's experience of group prenatal careGina Novick
Yale University, School of Nursing, New Haven, Connecticut 06536 0740, USA
Qual Health Res 21:97-116. 2011....
- Evaluating Patient Information PrescriptionsNANCY RODERER; Fiscal Year: 2006Research shows that patient satisfaction with medical care correlates strongly with how satisfied they are with the ease of getting information from their providers regarding their medical condition...
- Treatment decision making in older adults newly diagnosed with multiple myelomaJoseph Tariman; Fiscal Year: 2009..an efficient, cost-effective intervention for older patients with newly diagnosed myeloma that can improve patient satisfaction with treatment decisions. 2...
- Treatment decision making in older adults newly diagnosed with multiple myelomaJoseph D Tariman; Fiscal Year: 2010..an efficient, cost-effective intervention for older patients with newly diagnosed myeloma that can improve patient satisfaction with treatment decisions. 2...
- Effect of Continuous vs. Sequential Oral ContraceptionRICHARD LEGRO; Fiscal Year: 2004..histology by biopsy, ovarian steroid production by monthly serum and daily urinary measurements, and patient satisfaction by questionnaire...
- Survivor QOL/Spouse Satisfaction after Prostate TherapyMartin Sanda; Fiscal Year: 2006..Moreover, patient or provider determinants of patient HRQOL, patient satisfaction, and spouse satisfaction remain uncharacterized...
- Phone Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression after Traumatic Brain InjuryJESSE FANN; Fiscal Year: 2007..We will evaluate the feasibility, patient satisfaction, and therapeutic response to these two interventions as well as the logistics of data collection and ..
- Acupuncture to aid post-colectomy recovery in colorectal cancer patientsGary Deng; Fiscal Year: 2007..stay more than sham acupuncture; 2) to explore whether acupuncture improve patient's quality of life and patient satisfaction of the hospital experience by ameliorating other postoperative symptoms such as pain, nausea and vomiting; ..
- A RCT of LNG-IUD vs. DMPA for young postpartum womenNancy Stanwood; Fiscal Year: 2005..year postpartum for the outcomes of method continuation, unintended pregnancy rate, menstrual complaints, patient satisfaction, complications and side effects...
- Iowa Pelvic Floor Disorders Clinical Trials NetworkKarl Kreder; Fiscal Year: 2005..Secondary outcomes measures include (1) voiding frequency, (2) patient satisfaction as recorded on a visual analogue scale, (3) adverse events, (4) urge incontinence specific quality of life ..
- Colon Polyp Surveillance with DNA Analysis of StoolPhilip Schoenfeld; Fiscal Year: 2002..It is also important to assess patient satisfaction and anxiety associated with fecal MTAP vs...
- Training Doctors to Disclose Unanticipated Outcomes to Patients: Randomized TrialTHOMAS HENRY GALLAGHER; Fiscal Year: 2010..Many have asserted that improving disclosure could increase patient satisfaction and reduce malpractice claims, but empirical evidence for these claims is lacking...
- Training Doctors to Disclose Unanticipated Outcomes to Patients: Randomized TrialThomas Gallagher; Fiscal Year: 2009..Many have asserted that improving disclosure could increase patient satisfaction and reduce malpractice claims, but empirical evidence for these claims is lacking...
- Development of a patient-based provider intervention for early caries managementAndreea Voinea Griffin; Fiscal Year: 2007..for early caries in permanent teeth and to increase dentists' use of non-invasive treatment; (2) quantify patient satisfaction with treatment options for early caries to quantify patient acceptance; (3) quantify pre- and post-..
- Novel Treatment Strategies for Constipation and Role of Brain-Gut axisSATISH SC RAO; Fiscal Year: 2010..the previous application, we showed that biofeedback improved dyssynergic defecation and led to superior patient satisfaction. Here we aim to test new behavioral treatments for other dysfunctions and by integrating this with ..
- Novel Treatment Strategies for Constipation and Role of Brain-Gut axisSatish Rao; Fiscal Year: 2007..the previous application, we showed that biofeedback improved dyssynergic defecation and led to superior patient satisfaction. Here we aim to test new behavioral treatments for other dysfunctions and by integrating this with ..
- Novel Treatment Strategies for Constipation and Role of Brain-Gut axisSatish Rao; Fiscal Year: 2009..the previous application, we showed that biofeedback improved dyssynergic defecation and led to superior patient satisfaction. Here we aim to test new behavioral treatments for other dysfunctions and by integrating this with ..
- Assessing decision maker tools for Asthma: The Asthma APGARBarbara P Yawn; Fiscal Year: 2010..have been shown to change the content of asthma care, modify physician prescribing patterns and increase patient satisfaction with asthma care...