Valerie G Press

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Affiliation: University of Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Virtual Teach-To-Goalâ„¢ Adaptive Learning of Inhaler Technique for Inpatients with Asthma or COPD
    Valerie G Press
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract . 2017
  2. pmc Patient-centered care and its effect on outcomes in the treatment of asthma
    Nashmia Qamar
    Pediatric Residency Program, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Patient Relat Outcome Meas 2:81-109. 2011
  3. pmc Teaching the use of respiratory inhalers to hospitalized patients with asthma or COPD: a randomized trial
    Valerie G Press
    Section of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago Medical Center, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 5000, W328, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1317-25. 2012
  4. pmc Interventions to improve outcomes for minority adults with asthma: a systematic review
    Valerie G Press
    Section of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 5000, W305, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1001-15. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint The Chicago Breathe Project: a regional approach to improving education on asthma inhalers for resident physicians and minority patients
    Valerie G Press
    Section of Hospital Medicine, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 102:548-55. 2010
  6. pmc Misuse of respiratory inhalers in hospitalized patients with asthma or COPD
    Valerie G Press
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Instructor, Section of Hospital Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:635-42. 2011
  7. pmc Internal medicine residents' comfort with and frequency of providing dietary counseling to diabetic patients
    Joyce W Tang
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 750 N Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:1140-3. 2009
  8. pmc More than meets the eye: relationship between low health literacy and poor vision in hospitalized patients
    Valerie G Press
    a Section of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Health Commun 18:197-204. 2013
  9. pmc Screening Hospitalized Patients for Low Health Literacy: Beyond the REALM of Possibility?
    Allison J Louis
    University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Health Educ Behav . 2016
  10. pmc Confirmatory spirometry for adults hospitalized with a diagnosis of asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation
    Valentin Prieto Centurion
    University of Illinios at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 12:73. 2012

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Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Virtual Teach-To-Goalâ„¢ Adaptive Learning of Inhaler Technique for Inpatients with Asthma or COPD
    Valerie G Press
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract . 2017
    ..Most hospitalized patients misuse respiratory inhalers. This misuse can be corrected with in-person education; however, this strategy is resource intensive and skills wane quickly after discharge...
  2. pmc Patient-centered care and its effect on outcomes in the treatment of asthma
    Nashmia Qamar
    Pediatric Residency Program, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Patient Relat Outcome Meas 2:81-109. 2011
    ..Despite the need for further research, enough evidence exists that supports incorporating a patient-centered approach to asthma management, in order to achieve improved outcomes and patient health...
  3. pmc Teaching the use of respiratory inhalers to hospitalized patients with asthma or COPD: a randomized trial
    Valerie G Press
    Section of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago Medical Center, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 5000, W328, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1317-25. 2012
    ..Hospitalized patients frequently misuse their respiratory inhalers, yet it is unclear what the most effective hospital-based educational intervention is for this population...
  4. pmc Interventions to improve outcomes for minority adults with asthma: a systematic review
    Valerie G Press
    Section of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 5000, W305, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1001-15. 2012
    ..To systematically review the literature to characterize interventions with potential to improve outcomes for minority patients with asthma...
  5. ncbi request reprint The Chicago Breathe Project: a regional approach to improving education on asthma inhalers for resident physicians and minority patients
    Valerie G Press
    Section of Hospital Medicine, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 102:548-55. 2010
    ..Asthma affects minority citizens in Chicago disproportionately. Policy changes introducing hydrofluroalkane (HFA) inhalers may worsen already-existing health disparities related to asthma...
  6. pmc Misuse of respiratory inhalers in hospitalized patients with asthma or COPD
    Valerie G Press
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Instructor, Section of Hospital Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:635-42. 2011
    ..Unfortunately, medications dispensed via respiratory inhalers to patients with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can be difficult to use...
  7. pmc Internal medicine residents' comfort with and frequency of providing dietary counseling to diabetic patients
    Joyce W Tang
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 750 N Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:1140-3. 2009
    ..Resident physicians' preparedness to provide dietary counseling for the rising number of diabetic patients is unclear...
  8. pmc More than meets the eye: relationship between low health literacy and poor vision in hospitalized patients
    Valerie G Press
    a Section of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Health Commun 18:197-204. 2013
    ..38%, p < .001)...
  9. pmc Screening Hospitalized Patients for Low Health Literacy: Beyond the REALM of Possibility?
    Allison J Louis
    University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Health Educ Behav . 2016
    ..The BHLS can be considered a viable inpatient HL screening tool, given its increased feasibility and verbal administration...
  10. pmc Confirmatory spirometry for adults hospitalized with a diagnosis of asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation
    Valentin Prieto Centurion
    University of Illinios at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 12:73. 2012
    ..This study was designed to determine the feasibility of spirometry and to determine its utility to confirm the diagnosis in patients hospitalized with a physician diagnosis of asthma or COPD exacerbation...
  11. pmc Patient Perceptions of Wearable Face-Mounted Computing Technology and the Effect on the Doctor-Patient Relationship
    Micah T Prochaska
    Micah T Prochaska, MD, MS, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Avenue, MC 5000, Chicago, IL 60637, Email Phone 773 702 6988, Fax 773 795 7398
    Appl Clin Inform 7:946-953. 2016
    ..We aimed to determine patients' perception of and their privacy concerns with an archetype of wearable face-mounted computer devices, Google Glass...
  12. doi request reprint SEALS: an Innovative Pipeline Program Targeting Obstacles to Diversity in the Physician Workforce
    Cassandra D L Fritz
    University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Racial Ethn Health Disparities 3:225-32. 2016
    ..Our goals were to (1) design a pipeline program based on educational theory; (2) deliver the program in a low cost, sustainable manner; and (3) evaluate intermediate outcomes of the program...
  13. pmc Prevalence of impaired memory in hospitalized adults and associations with in-hospital sleep loss
    Hila Calev
    Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
    J Hosp Med 10:439-45. 2015
    ..Effective inpatient teaching requires intact patient memory, but studies suggest hospitalized adults may have memory deficits. Sleep loss among inpatients could contribute to memory impairment...
  14. pmc Insights into inpatients with poor vision: A high value proposition
    Valerie G Press
    Section of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
    J Hosp Med 10:311-3. 2015
    ..Low-cost ($8 and up) nonprescription "readers" may be a simple, high-value intervention to improve inpatients' vision. We aimed to study initial feasibility and efficacy of screening and correcting inpatients' vision...
  15. pmc IBCD: development and testing of a checklist to improve quality of care for hospitalized general medical patients
    Anthony V Aspesi
    Quality and Safety Scholarship and Discovery Track, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 39:147-56. 2013
    ..Several studies have demonstrated the usefulness of medical checklists to improve quality of care in surgery and the ICU. The feasibility, effectiveness, and sustainability of a checklist was explored...
  16. doi request reprint COPD Readmissions: Addressing COPD in the Era of Value-based Health Care
    Tina Shah
    Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Chest 150:916-926. 2016
    ..COPD remains a chronic disease with a high prevalence that has finally garnered the attention of health systems and policy makers, but we still have a long way to go to truly deliver value-based care to patients...
  17. pmc Impact of Electronic Medical Record Use on the Patient-Doctor Relationship and Communication: A Systematic Review
    Maria Alcocer Alkureishi
    Department of Academic Pediatrics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 31:548-60. 2016
    ..This systematic literature review sought to understand the impact of EMR use on patient-doctor relationships and communication...
  18. doi request reprint Medical Students' Experiences and Perspectives on Interpreting for LEP Patients at Two US Medical Schools
    Monica B Vela
    Department of Medicine, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Racial Ethn Health Disparities 3:245-9. 2016
    ..However, health care teams often use available ad hoc interpreters without knowing whether their language skills are adequate. Little is known about the role of medical students working as ad hoc interpreters...
  19. pmc Care transition interventions for children with asthma in the emergency department
    Molly A Martin
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Ill Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 138:1518-1525. 2016
    ..Patient-centered approaches may also be important to ensure adequate intervention design, enrollment, retention, and evaluation of outcomes important to children and their families...
  20. doi request reprint Missed opportunities to transition from nebulizers to inhalers during hospitalization for acute asthma: a multi-center observational study
    Valerie G Press
    a Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, IL
    J Asthma . 2017
    ..We sought to characterize delivery methods of short-acting beta-agonist (SABA) therapy among hospitalized patients with acute asthma to understand if there are missed opportunities for self-management education...
  21. pmc First year medical student attitudes about advocacy in medicine across multiple fields of discipline: analysis of reflective essays
    Valerie G Press
    Section of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    J Racial Ethn Health Disparities 2:556-64. 2015
    ..Advocacy is often described as a pillar of the medical profession. However, the impact of advocacy training on medical students' identity as advocates in the medical profession is not well-described...