Edward L Machtinger
Affiliation: University of California
- Recent trauma is associated with antiretroviral failure and HIV transmission risk behavior among HIV-positive women and female-identified transgendersE L Machtinger
Department of Medicine, University of California, 400 Parnassus Avenue, Box 0320, San Francisco, CA, 94143, USA
AIDS Behav 16:2160-70. 2012..5; 95% CI 1.5-13.3; p = 0.007). Screening for recent trauma in HIV-positive biological and transgender women identifies patients at high risk for poor health outcomes and HIV transmission-risk behavior...
- Psychological trauma and PTSD in HIV-positive women: a meta-analysisE L Machtinger
Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 400 Parnassus Avenue, Box 0320, San Francisco, CA, 94143, USA
AIDS Behav 16:2091-100. 2012..The estimated rate of intimate partner violence is 55.3% (95% CI 36.1-73.8%), which is more than twice the national rate. Studies of trauma-prevention and trauma-recovery interventions in this population are greatly needed...
- A visual medication schedule to improve anticoagulation control: a randomized, controlled trialEdward L Machtinger
Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco UCSF, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:625-35. 2007..Misunderstanding between clinicians and patients may lead to medication-related errors and poor clinical outcomes, particularly in anticoagulant care...
- Language, literacy, and characterization of stroke among patients taking warfarin for stroke prevention: Implications for health communicationMargaret C Fang
Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, United States
Patient Educ Couns 75:403-10. 2009..We assessed the stroke-related health literacy of anticoagulated patients to inform ways in which to improve health communication among people taking warfarin...
- Language, literacy, and communication regarding medication in an anticoagulation clinic: a comparison of verbal vs. visual assessmentDean Schillinger
University of California San Francisco, Center for Vulnerable Populations, Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
J Health Commun 11:651-64. 2006..Visual aids may improve the accuracy of medication assessment, especially for patients with communication barriers...
- The importance of establishing regimen concordance in preventing medication errors in anticoagulant careDean Schillinger
University of California, San Francisco Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
J Health Commun 11:555-67. 2006..To promote safe and effective care, clinicians should separately determine adherence and regimen concordance during routine medication assessments. Systems need to be developed to ensure concordance in medication regimens...
- Health literacy and anticoagulation-related outcomes among patients taking warfarinMargaret C Fang
Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
J Gen Intern Med 21:841-6. 2006..Little is known about whether health literacy affects anticoagulation-related outcomes...
- Etiology of pruritic papular eruption with HIV infection in UgandaJack S Resneck
Department of Dermatology and Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, CA 94143 0363, USA
JAMA 292:2614-21. 2004..The resulting scars are disfiguring and stigmatizing. Despite the substantial prevalence of pruritic papular eruption (PPE) among HIV-infected Africans, the cause has been elusive...
- Seven steps to better adherence: a practical approach to promoting adherence to antiretroviral therapyEdward L Machtinger
Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
AIDS Read 17:43-51. 2007..These steps can serve as a starting point or review for care providers working to support HIV-positive patients to successfully adhere to antiretroviral therapy...
- Atraumatic splenic rupture: an unusual manifestation of acute HIV infectionSnigdha Vallabhaneni
Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, USA
AIDS Patient Care STDS 25:461-4. 2011..Counseling patients with acute HIV to avoid potential trauma should also be considered...