physician patient relations
Summary: The interactions between physician and patient.
Publications314 found, 100 shown here
- Patient self-management of chronic disease in primary careThomas Bodenheimer
Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
JAMA 288:2469-75. 2002..Self-management education for chronic illness may soon become an integral part of high-quality primary care...
- Patient-centredness: a conceptual framework and review of the empirical literatureN Mead
National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, UK
Soc Sci Med 51:1087-110. 2000..Two main approaches to measurement are evaluated: self-report instruments and external observation methods. A number of recommendations concerning the measurement of patient-centredness are made...
- Decision-making in the physician-patient encounter: revisiting the shared treatment decision-making modelC Charles
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
Soc Sci Med 49:651-61. 1999..Rather than advocating a particular approach, we emphasize the importance of flexibility in the way that physicians structure the decision-making process so that individual differences in patient preferences can be respected...
- The impact of patient-centered care on outcomesM Stewart
Centre for Studies in Family Medicine, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
J Fam Pract 49:796-804. 2000..We designed this observational cohort study to assess the association between patient-centered communication in primary care visits and subsequent health and medical care utilization...
- The OPTION scale: measuring the extent that clinicians involve patients in decision-making tasksGlyn Elwyn
Primary Care Group, School of Medicine, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, UK
Health Expect 8:34-42. 2005..The OPTION instrument assesses to what degree clinicians involve patients in decision making...
- Physician-patient relationship and medication compliance: a primary care investigationNgaire Kerse
Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Ann Fam Med 2:455-61. 2004..We assessed the relationship between 4 attributes of the physician-patient relationship and medication compliance...
- Health-related quality-of-life assessments and patient-physician communication: a randomized controlled trialSymone B Detmar
Division of Psychosocial Research and Epidemiology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Plesmanlaan 121, 1066 CX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
JAMA 288:3027-34. 2002..There has been increasing interest in the use of health-related quality-of-life (HRQL) assessments in daily clinical practice, yet few empirical studies have been conducted to evaluate the usefulness of such assessments...
- 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...
- Defining and assessing professional competenceRonald M Epstein
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 885 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
JAMA 287:226-35. 2002..However, they may underemphasize some important domains of professional medical practice, including interpersonal skills, lifelong learning, professionalism, and integration of core knowledge into clinical practice...
- Physician empathy: definition, components, measurement, and relationship to gender and specialtyMohammadreza Hojat
Center for Research in Medical Education and Health Care, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
Am J Psychiatry 159:1563-9. 2002..This study was designed to investigate the components of physician empathy, its measurement properties, and group differences in empathy scores...
- Trust in physicians and medical institutions: what is it, can it be measured, and does it matter?M A Hall
Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
Milbank Q 79:613-39, v. 2001..This conceptual and empirical understanding has significance for ethics, law, and public policy...
- Observational study of effect of patient centredness and positive approach on outcomes of general practice consultationsP Little
Primary Medical Care Group, Community Clinical Sciences Division, Faculty of Medicine, Southhampton University, Southampton SO165ST
BMJ 323:908-11. 2001..To measure patients' perceptions of patient centredness and the relation of these perceptions to outcomes...
- Patients' use of the Internet for medical informationJoseph A Diaz
Division of General Internal Medicine, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Brown University School of Medicine, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA
J Gen Intern Med 17:180-5. 2002....
- Patients' trust in physicians: many theories, few measures, and little dataS D Pearson
Center for Ethics in Managed Care, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
J Gen Intern Med 15:509-13. 2000..The gaps identified in our knowledge about trust can help target new efforts to strengthen the methodological basis of work to understand this vital element of medical relationships...
- 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...
- Measuring patient-centered communication in patient-physician consultations: theoretical and practical issuesRonald M Epstein
Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester, 1381 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
Soc Sci Med 61:1516-28. 2005..The increasing influence of the PCC literature to guide medical education, licensure of clinicians, and assessments of quality provides a strong rationale for further clarification of these measurement issues...
- Informed decision making in outpatient practice: time to get back to basicsC H Braddock
Department of Medicine, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle 98108, USA
JAMA 282:2313-20. 1999..However, little is known about the extent to which physicians foster patient involvement in decision making, particularly in routine office practice...
- SPIKES-A six-step protocol for delivering bad news: application to the patient with cancerW F Baile
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
Oncologist 5:302-11. 2000..Directions for continuing assessment of the protocol are suggested...
- Shared decision making: developing the OPTION scale for measuring patient involvementG Elwyn
Department of Primary Care, University of Wales Swansea Clinical School, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
Qual Saf Health Care 12:93-9. 2003....
- Further validation and reliability testing of the Trust in Physician Scale. The Stanford Trust Study PhysiciansD H Thom
Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA
Med Care 37:510-7. 1999..To further validate and assess the reliability and validity of the Trust in Physician Scale...
- 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...
- 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...
- Effect on health-related outcomes of interventions to alter the interaction between patients and practitioners: a systematic review of trialsSimon J Griffin
General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge, CB2 2SR, UK
Ann Fam Med 2:595-608. 2004....
- 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...
- Communication patterns of primary care physiciansD L Roter
Department of Health Policy and Management, The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
JAMA 277:350-6. 1997....
- Empathy in medical students as related to academic performance, clinical competence and genderM Hojat
Center for Research in Medical Education and Health Care, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
Med Educ 36:522-7. 2002..Therefore, it is important to address the measurement of empathy, its development and its correlates in medical schools...
- Communicating sad, bad, and difficult news in medicineLesley Fallowfield
Cancer Research UK Psychosocial Oncology Group, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex, BN1 9QG, Falmer, UK
Lancet 363:312-9. 2004..We focus mainly on difficulties encountered involving parents in an obstetric or paediatric setting, people in acute trauma situations such as accident and emergency departments, and patients with cancer...
- Patients' participation in medical care: effects on blood sugar control and quality of life in diabetesS Greenfield
Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles
J Gen Intern Med 3:448-57. 1988..Experimental patients reported significantly fewer function limitations. The authors conclude that the intervention is feasible and that it changes patient behavior, improves blood sugar control, and decreases functional limitations...
- Disclosure of CAM use to medical practitioners: a review of qualitative and quantitative studiesA Robinson
Monash University School of Rural Health, P O Box 424, Traralgon, VIC 3844, Australia
Complement Ther Med 12:90-8. 2004..This literature review aims to provide an understanding of the degree to which patients disclose their use of CAM to their medical practitioners, and their reasons for not doing so...
- Association of non-adherence to antiepileptic drugs and seizures, quality of life, and productivity: survey of patients with epilepsy and physiciansCollin A Hovinga
University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
Epilepsy Behav 13:316-22. 2008....
- Involving patients in decisions during psychiatric consultationsClaudia Goss
Department of Medicine and Public Health, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Verona, Policlinico G B Rossi Piazzale L A Scuro 10, 37134 Verona, Italy
Br J Psychiatry 193:416-21. 2008..Patient involvement in the decision-making process is a key element for good clinical practice. Few data are available on patient involvement in psychiatry...
- Health professionals' attitudes towards using a Web 2.0 portal for child and adolescent diabetes care: qualitative studyCecilia Nordqvist
Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Linkoping University, S 581 83 Linkoping, Sweden
J Med Internet Res 11:e12. 2009..Modern management of type 1 diabetes requires continuous support and problem-based learning, but few pediatric clinics offer Web 2.0 resources to patients as part of routine diabetes care...
- The role of health literacy in patient-physician communicationMark V Williams
Department of Family Medicine, Emory University, School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
Fam Med 34:383-9. 2002..We reviewed research on health literacy, examined its impact on patient-physician communication, and offer recommendations to enhance communication with patients who have poor health literacy...
- Patient-doctor communicationCarol Teutsch
Med Clin North Am 87:1115-45. 2003..Patient satisfaction with their care, rests heavily on how successfully this transition is accomplished. Ready access to quality information and thoughtful patient-doctor discussions is at the fulcrum of this revolution...
- Physician scores on a national clinical skills examination as predictors of complaints to medical regulatory authoritiesRobyn Tamblyn
Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
JAMA 298:993-1001. 2007..To address this problem, licensure assessment has been reformed in Canada and the United States, including a national standardized assessment of patient-physician communication and clinical history taking and examination skills...
- The physician-patient working allianceJairo N Fuertes
Graduate School of Education, Division of Psychological and Educational Services, Fordham University, New York, NY 10023 7478, USA
Patient Educ Couns 66:29-36. 2007....
- Continuity of care: an essential element of modern general practice?George K Freeman
Centre for Primary Care and Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, The Reynolds Building, St Dunstan s Road, London W6 8RP, UK
Fam Pract 20:623-7. 2003....
- Patient-centered communication: do patients really prefer it?Sara L Swenson
Program in Medical Ethics, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California San Francisco, CA 94143 0320, USA
J Gen Intern Med 19:1069-79. 2004..To investigate patient preferences for a patient-centered or a biomedical communication style...
- Soliciting the patient's agenda: have we improved?M K Marvel
Fort Collins Family Medicine Residency Program, CO, USA
JAMA 281:283-7. 1999..Previous research indicates physicians frequently choose a patient problem to explore before determining the patient's full spectrum of concerns...
- Patients' preferences for risk disclosure and role in decision making for invasive medical proceduresD J Mazur
Medical Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, OR 97201, USA
J Gen Intern Med 12:114-7. 1997..39; CI 1.40, 4.06) tended to prefer patient-based or shared decision making. CONCLUSIONS: Male veterans consistently preferred shared patient-physician decision making in the context of invasive medical interventions...
- Physician-patient interaction: what do elders want?Jason N Vieder
Botsford General Hospital, Farmington Hills, Mich, USA
J Am Osteopath Assoc 102:73-8. 2002..This study also reveals that physicians' characteristics and patients' gender and race also impacted the success of medical encounters...
- Doctor-patient communication about drugs: the evidence for shared decision makingF A Stevenson
Department of General Practice, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, UK
Soc Sci Med 50:829-40. 2000..These findings were presented in feedback sessions with participating GPs, who identified a number of barriers to shared decision making, as well as expressing an interest in developing strategies to overcome these barriers...
- What is clinical empathy?Jodi Halpern
Division of Health and Medical Sciences, University of California, Berkeley Berkeley, Calif 94720 1190, USA
J Gen Intern Med 18:670-4. 2003..In contrast, this article argues that physicians' emotional attunement greatly serves the cognitive goal of understanding patients' emotions. This has important implications for teaching empathy...
- Patients or research subjects? A qualitative study of participation in a randomised controlled trial of a complex interventionBen Heaven
Health Technologies and Human Relations Research Group, Centre for Health Services Research, School of Population and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 21 Claremont Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AA, UK
Patient Educ Couns 62:260-70. 2006..To explore participants' understandings regarding treatment decisions, made within an efficacy randomised controlled trial (RCT) of decision-support tools...
- Relationship between increased personal well-being and enhanced empathy among internal medicine residentsTait D Shanafelt
Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn, USA
J Gen Intern Med 20:559-64. 2005..While resident distress and its potential to negatively effect patient care have been well documented, little is known bout resident well-being or its potential to enhance care...
- Quality of diabetes care: problem of patient or doctor adherence?Jardena J Puder
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Clinical Nutrition University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
Swiss Med Wkly 133:530-4. 2003..Patient non-adherence can be changed by improving education, perception, motivation and self-management. Strategies for improving disease management are discussed...
- Family medicine attributes related to satisfaction, health and costsMireia Sans-Corrales
Institut Català de la Salut ICS, Spain
Fam Pract 23:308-16. 2006..To identify, from a systematic review of the literature, the attributes of Family Medicine (FM) that influence the primary health care outcome as measured by users' satisfaction, improvement in patient health and in costs...
- Improving patients' communication with doctors: a systematic review of intervention studiesJane Harrington
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University College London, Wolfson Building, 48 Riding House Street, W1N 8AA, London, UK
Patient Educ Couns 52:7-16. 2004..Few studies examined the links between patient characteristics and the success of the interventions. Future research needs to establish which forms of intervention are most effective and practical, for which groups of patients...
- Symptoms as a source of medical knowledge: understanding medically unexplained disorders in womenK Malterud
Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
Fam Med 32:603-11. 2000..Also examined is the impact of commonly occurring teaching traps related to gender, psychosocial labeling, universalistic understanding, omnipotence, and power...
- Communicative and strategic action in interpreted consultations in primary health care: a Habermasian perspectiveTrisha Greenhalgh
University College London, UK
Soc Sci Med 63:1170-87. 2006..We discuss the implications of our findings for communication with limited English speakers in healthcare consultations and for realizing contemporary policy goals such as concordance, shared decision-making, empowerment, and choice...
- The inverse care law revisited: impact of disadvantaged location on accessing longer GP consultation timesJohn S Furler
Med J Aust 177:80-3. 2002..To compare the rate of provision of longer consultations per head of population across practice locations categorised by socioeconomic status...
- Loyalty to the regular care provider: patients' and physicians' viewsD Roberge
Centre de Recherche, , 3120, boulevard Taschereau, Greenfield Park, PQ, Canada
Fam Pract 18:53-9. 2001..It shows that patients clearly identify with a particular physician rather than a clinic. The results challenge the prevailing methods of assessing longitudinality of care...
- Personal continuity and access in UK general practice: a qualitative study of general practitioners' and patients' perceptions of when and how they matterBruce Guthrie
Tayside Centre for General Practice, University of Dundee, Dundee DD2 4BF, UK
BMC Fam Pract 7:11. 2006..This study examined patient and general practitioner (GP) perceptions of the value of personal continuity and rapid access, and the relationship between them...
- Patient complaints about physician behaviors: a qualitative studyMarcia M Wofford
Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salen, North Carolina 27157, USA
Acad Med 79:134-8. 2004..The authors sought to determine the usefulness of patient complaints by establishing meaningful categories and exploring their epidemiology...
- Socio-economic status of the patient and doctor-patient communication: does it make a difference?S Willems
Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, Ghent University, UZ 1K3, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
Patient Educ Couns 56:139-46. 2005..A more effective communication could be established by both doctors and patients through doctors' awareness of the contextual communicative differences and empowering patients to express concerns and preferences...
- A typology of shared decision making, informed consent, and simple consentSimon N Whitney
Department of Family and Community Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston 77098, USA
Ann Intern Med 140:54-9. 2004..In the continuing effort to provide patients with appropriate decisional authority over their own medical choices, shared decision making, informed consent, and simple consent each has a distinct role to play...
- Sharing decisions in cancer careM Gattellari
Department of Cancer Medicine, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
Soc Sci Med 52:1865-78. 2001..Doctor - as well as patient - based interventions are required to promote patient participation...
- Physician overestimation of patient literacy: a potential source of health care disparitiesP Adam Kelly
U S Department of Veterans Affairs, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Patient Educ Couns 66:119-22. 2007..To investigate physician overestimation of patient literacy level in a primary care setting...
- Toward creating physician-healers: fostering medical students' self-awareness, personal growth, and well-beingD H Novack
MCP Hahnemann University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19129, USA
Acad Med 74:516-20. 1999..The authors suggest goals and objectives for medical education that can promote trainees' self-awareness, personal growth, and well-being, and comment on how medical educators might achieve and evaluate these goals and objectives...
- Making fun of patients: medical students' perceptions and use of derogatory and cynical humor in clinical settingsDelese Wear
Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Rootstown, Ohio, USA
Acad Med 81:454-62. 2006..quot; This study examines one dimension of this phenomenon: how medical students perceive and use derogatory and cynical humor directed at patients...
- Patient experiences and attitudes about access to a patient electronic health care record and linked web messagingAndrea Hassol
Abt Associates Inc, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 11:505-13. 2004..The objective of our study was to evaluate patients' values and perceptions regarding Web-based communication with their primary care providers in the context of access to their electronic health care record...
- General practitioner contacts with patients before and after deliberate self harmK Houston
Centre for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford
Br J Gen Pract 53:365-70. 2003..Although much attention is focused on suicide prevention by psychiatric services, the role of the general practitioner (GP) in the prevention of suicidal behaviour and in the aftercare of DSH patients is also important...
- The patient physician relationship in the Internet age: future prospects and the research agendaB S Gerber
Section of General Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
J Med Internet Res 3:E15. 2001..However, further research is necessary to understand these differences in the patient physician relationship along with their corresponding effects on patient and physician satisfaction as well as clinical outcomes...
- 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....
- Quality at general practice consultations: cross sectional surveyJ G Howie
Department of Community Health Sciences General Practice, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9DX
BMJ 319:738-43. 1999..To measure quality of care at general practice consultations in diverse geographical areas, and to determine the principal correlates associated with enablement as an outcome measure...
- Using multiple sources of knowledge to reach clinical understanding of chronic fatigue syndromeCarolyn A Chew-Graham
School of Community Based Medicine, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Ann Fam Med 6:340-8. 2008..Current policy in the United Kingdom recommends management in primary care. We explored how patients with CFS/ME and family physicians understand this condition and how their understanding might affect the primary care consultation...
- Better physician-patient relationships are associated with higher reported adherence to antiretroviral therapy in patients with HIV infectionJohn Schneider
Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Ill, USA
J Gen Intern Med 19:1096-103. 2004..There is little evidence to support the widely accepted assertion that better physician-patient relationships result in higher rates of adherence with recommended therapies...
- Influence of context effects on health outcomes: a systematic reviewZ Di Blasi
Department of Health Sciences and Clinical Evaluation, University of York, NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, UK
Lancet 357:757-62. 2001..We did a systematic review to determine whether there was any empirical evidence to support this theory...
- Not all patients want to participate in decision making. A national study of public preferencesWendy Levinson
Department of Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Gen Intern Med 20:531-5. 2005..The Institute of Medicine calls for physicians to engage patients in making clinical decisions, but not every patient may want the same level of participation...
- Time allocation in primary care office visitsMing Tai-Seale
Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, 1266 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
Health Serv Res 42:1871-94. 2007..To use an innovative videotape analysis method to examine how clinic time was spent during elderly patients' visits to primary care physicians. Secondary objectives were to identify the factors that influence time allocations...
- Linking primary care performance to outcomes of careD G Safran
Health Institute, New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
J Fam Pract 47:213-20. 1998....
- Patients' preferences for participation in clinical decision making: a review of published surveysJ Benbassat
Health Research Policy Program, JDC Brookdale Institute in Jerusalem, Israel
Behav Med 24:81-8. 1998..The ability to communicate health-related information and to determine the patients' desire to participate in medical decisions should be viewed as a basic clinical skill...
- The role of provider continuity in preventing hospitalizationsJ M Gill
Department of Family and Community Medicine, Christiana Care Health System, Wilmington, Del, USA
Arch Fam Med 7:352-7. 1998..To examine the association between provider continuity and future hospitalization in a Medicaid population, and to determine if this association is greater for ambulatory care-sensitive conditions...
- The continuum of patient satisfaction--from satisfied to very satisfiedKaren Collins
School for Health and Related Research ScHARR, University of Sheffield, Regent Court, 30 Regent Street, Sheffield S1 4DA, UK
Soc Sci Med 57:2465-70. 2003....
- Clinical empathy as emotional labor in the patient-physician relationshipEric B Larson
Group Health Cooperative, Center for Health Studies, University of Washington, Seattle 98101 1448, USA
JAMA 293:1100-6. 2005..This will be valuable for both physicians and patients facing the increasingly fragmented and technological world of modern medicine...
- The placebo effect in alternative medicine: can the performance of a healing ritual have clinical significance?Ted J Kaptchuk
Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Ann Intern Med 136:817-25. 2002..nonspecific psychosocial effects have more positive health outcomes than a proven, specific conventional treatment? What makes therapy legitimate, positive clinical outcomes or culturally acceptable methods of attainment? Who decides?..
- The physician's role in the vocational rehabilitation processCurt Edlund
Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Epidemiology, Umea University, 901 87 Umea, Sweden
Disabil Rehabil 24:727-33. 2002..To describe and analyse physicians' experiences of working with sick-listing and vocational rehabilitation, their perceptions of their co-actors and the interaction they participate in...
- Physician communication skills training: a review of theoretical backgrounds, objectives and skillsDonald J Cegala
School of Journalism and Communication and Department of Family Science, Ohio State University, Columbus, 43210, USA
Med Educ 36:1004-16. 2002..Given the importance of competent communication to the doctor-patient relationship and health care in general, these shortcomings should be addressed in future research...
- Improving patient quality of life with feedback to physicians about functional statusL V Rubenstein
Sepulveda VA Medical Center, CA 91343, USA
J Gen Intern Med 10:607-14. 1995....
- Health literacy: the gap between physicians and patientsRichard S Safeer
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Baltimore, MD 21201 2707, USA
Am Fam Physician 72:463-8. 2005..All patients prefer reading medical information written in dear and concise language. Physicians should be alert to this problem because most patients are unwilling to admit that they have literacy problems...
- Effect of communications training on medical student performanceMichael J Yedidia
Center for Health and Public Service Research, Robert F Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, and School of Medicine, New York University, and Medical Education Development, New York City, NY 10003, USA
JAMA 290:1157-65. 2003....
- How well do general practitioners deliver palliative care? A systematic reviewGeoffrey K Mitchell
Centre for General Practice, University of Queensland Medical School, Herston Road, Herston 4006, Queensland, Australia
Palliat Med 16:457-64. 2002..Efforts by specialist services to develop formal involvement of GPs in the care of individual patients, may be an effective method of improving GP palliative care skills and appreciation of the roles specialist services can play...
- Determinants of the use of complementary therapies by patients with cancerO Paltiel
Department of Social Medicine and School of Public Health, Hadassah Medical Center, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
J Clin Oncol 19:2439-48. 2001....
- Patient-physician communication assessment instruments: 1986 to 1996 in reviewH Boon
Department of Family Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
Patient Educ Couns 35:161-76. 1998..We suggest that further validation of existing instruments and incorporation of assessment of non-verbal communication between the patient and the doctor are needed...
- Ecological approaches to self-management: the case of diabetesEdwin B Fisher
Washington University, Division of Health Behavior Research, 4444 Forest Park Ave, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
Am J Public Health 95:1523-35. 2005..Both approaches emphasize identification of goals, teaching of skills, and facilitation and reinforcement of the use of those skills...
- A study of patient clues and physician responses in primary care and surgical settingsW Levinson
Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 2007, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
JAMA 284:1021-7. 2000..A paucity of information exists regarding how physicians address the psychological and social concerns of patients...
- Breaking bad news about cancer: patients' preferences for communicationP A Parker
Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
J Clin Oncol 19:2049-56. 2001..The goal of this study was to assess patients' preferences regarding the way in which physicians deliver news about their cancer diagnosis and management...
- Electronic technology: a spark to revitalize primary care?Thomas Bodenheimer
Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
JAMA 290:259-64. 2003..If primary care practices are to benefit from the electronic revolution, they must redesign their clinical processes to ensure that e-health facilitates rather than hinders the work of physicians...
- Distrust, race, and researchGiselle Corbie-Smith
Department of Social Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 7240, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Arch Intern Med 162:2458-63. 2002..Investigators have voiced concerns that distrust of research and the medical community impedes successful recruitment of African Americans into clinical research...
- Patient participation in medical consultations: why some patients are more involved than othersRichard L Street
Department of Communication, Texas A and M University, College Station 77843 4234, and Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Texas, USA
Med Care 43:960-9. 2005..Because more active patient participation contributes to improved health outcomes and quality of care, it is important to understand factors affecting the way patients communicate with healthcare providers...
- Physicians' communication and perceptions of patients: is it how they look, how they talk, or is it just the doctor?Richard L Street
Department of Communication, Texas A and M University, TAMU 4234, College Station, TX 77843 4234, USA
Soc Sci Med 65:586-98. 2007..Physicians' encounters with black patients revealed communicative difficulties that may lower quality of care for these patients...
- Do patients talk differently to male and female physicians? A meta-analytic reviewJudith A Hall
Department of Psychology, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Patient Educ Couns 48:217-24. 2002..Partnership statements were made significantly more often to female than male physicians in general medical visits but not in obstetrical-gynecological visits...
- 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...
- Measuring the involvement of patients in shared decision-making: a systematic review of instrumentsG Elwyn
Department of General Practice, University of Wales College of Medicine, Canolfan Iechyd Llanedeyrn Health Centre, CF23 9PN, Cardiff, UK
Patient Educ Couns 43:5-22. 2001..The concept of patient involvement (shared decision-making; informed collaborative choice) is emerging in the literature and requires an accurate method of assessment...
- Roles and influence of people who accompany patients on visits to the doctorJ B Brown
Thames Valley Family Practice Research Unit TVFPRU, Centre for Studies in Family Medicine CSFM, University of Western Ontario UWO, London
Can Fam Physician 44:1644-50. 1998....
- Are physicians' attitudes of respect accurately perceived by patients and associated with more positive communication behaviors?Mary Catherine Beach
Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Patient Educ Couns 62:347-54. 2006..characteristics are associated with greater physician-reported respect? Do patients accurately perceive levels of physician respect? Are there specific communication behaviors associated with physician-reported respect for patients?..
- When do patients and their physicians agree on diabetes treatment goals and strategies, and what difference does it make?Michele Heisler
Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
J Gen Intern Med 18:893-902. 2003..However, this hypothesis has not been tested in actual encounters of patients with their own physicians...
- An exploration of the value of the personal doctor-patient relationship in general practiceK E Kearley
Imperial College School of Medicine, London
Br J Gen Pract 51:712-8. 2001..Whether a patient has a personal GP is associated with their perception of its importance and with factors which create an opportunity for a relationship to evolve...
- Deprivation, psychological distress, and consultation length in general practiceA M Stirling
Department of General Practice, University of Glasgow, 4 Lancaster Crescent, Glasgow G12 0RR
Br J Gen Pract 51:456-60. 2001..This provides further evidence to support Tudor Hart's 'inverse care law' and has implications for the resourcing of primary care in deprived areas...
- The patient-physician relationship. Narrative medicine: a model for empathy, reflection, profession, and trustR Charon
Division of General Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, PH 9 East, Room 105, 630 W 168th St, New York, NY 10032, USA
JAMA 286:1897-902. 2001..By bridging the divides that separate physicians from patients, themselves, colleagues, and society, narrative medicine offers fresh opportunities for respectful, empathic, and nourishing medical care...
- Physicians' shared decision-making behaviors in depression careHenry N Young
Social and Administrative Sciences Division, School of Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, USA
Arch Intern Med 168:1404-8. 2008..This study assesses the extent to which physicians enact SDM behaviors and describes factors associated with physicians' SDM behaviors within the context of depression care...
- Physician-Patient Communication ProjectDerjung M Tarn; Fiscal Year: 2013..Findings will be used to develop physician- and patient-targeted interventions to promote efficient, effective communication during office visits that maximize patient understanding and satisfaction. ..
- Recruitment and Retention Best practices in Primary Care SettingsAnne Victoria Neale; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- MANAGED MENTAL HEALTH CARE & PATTERNS OF UTILIZATIONBarbara Dickey; Fiscal Year: 1990..In addition to our estimation of savings, a number of definitions of "savings" are used in the managed care literature. These will be critiqued and reviewed with comparisons to our approach...
- SELF-CARE AND COMPLIANCE OF CHRONICALLY ILL AGEDLinda Belgrave; Fiscal Year: 1992..The joint examination of compliance and self-care and the addition of physician-patient interactions and the chronic disease experience to the health belief model are unique features of this study...
- ADVANCE DIRECTIVE DISCUSSIONS WITH ELDERLY OUTPATIENTSPETER DITTO; Fiscal Year: 1993..relationship are associated with level of comprehension?, and 3) What aspects of physicians' and/or patients' behavior during the AD discussion are associated with patients' post-discussion comprehension and affective reactions?..
- Colorectal Cancer Screening and the NetLET InterventionSally Vernon; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- Race effects in oncologists' end-of-life communicationKathryn Pollak; Fiscal Year: 2007..The public health impact of this study is that we may prevent some suffering by African Americans at the end of life by understanding communication patterns between patients and oncologists. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- End of Life Communication Skills for Oncology FellowsAnthony Back; Fiscal Year: 2005..This program will create a formal curriculum for communication skills that could be replicated in many institutions to improve the quality of oncologists-patient communication--and ultimately the quality of cancer care--nationwide. ..
- A Pilot Smoking Cessation Study for Newly Diagnosed Lung Cancer PatientsElyse Park; Fiscal Year: 2008..We propose to assess the efficacy and potential feasibility of a combined behavioral and pharmacological treatment program that is integrated into the thoracic oncology setting. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Enhancing informed consent in cancer clinical trials;development and evaluation oCARMA BYLUND; Fiscal Year: 2008..This could improve accrual rates as well as communication between doctors and patients. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Obesity as a Barrier to Patient-Physician CommunicationKathryn Pollak; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- PARTNER ASSISTED INTERVENTIONS FOR PREGNANT SMOKERSKathryn Pollak; Fiscal Year: 2001..The primary outcomes of interest will be rates of smoking cessation among pregnant women and levels of perceived partner support for cessation at all follow-ups. ..
- Breast Cancer Care and Survivorship in Underserved WomenRose C Maly; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Shared Medical Records and Chronic Illness CareJames D Ralston; Fiscal Year: 2010..Results of this study will help inform the development, evaluation and dissemination of patient Web portals designed to support the care of patients with diabetes and multiple co-morbidities. ..
- Genetic Counseling Processes and Analogue Client OutcomeDebra Roter; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Mammography Screening Decisions in the ElderlyMARA SCHONBERG; Fiscal Year: 2005..This is the first study to explore very elderly women's approach to decisions about screening mammography. ..
- PATIENT PREFERENCES FOR DISCLOSURE: A NATIONAL SURVEYWendy Levinson; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- Nursing Home Comorbid Depression Care Management InterventionCharlene Quinn; Fiscal Year: 2006..The planning process will involve the analysis of existing data, the conduct of a preliminary study, and the development of detailed research protocols and a manual of procedures. ..
- Benefits and Burdens of Screening Oldest-old Women: the Case of MammographyMARA SCHONBERG; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Quality of Communication after Newborn Genetic ScreeningMichael Farrell; Fiscal Year: 2007..Progress in this area will generalize to other areas of communication and help streamline the implementation of new genetic testing technology. ..
- Health Maintenance Consortium Resource CenterMarcia Ory; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Eliciting Patient Treatment Preferences for OsteoporosisLiana Fraenkel; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Cultural Competency Training in Latino HealthDesiree Lie; Fiscal Year: 2008..A central web resource will disseminate case-based instruction and relevant pertinent research on health disparities. ..
- Prescription Drug Coverage and Health Outcomes in EldersJennifer Tjia; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- The Impact of Cultural Differences on Health Literacy & Chronic Disease OutcomesSusan Shaw; Fiscal Year: 2009..Focus groups, ethnographic interviews, chronic disease diaries and home observations with a subsample of patients will provide greater contextualization and detail, aiding in survey development and the interpretation of survey findings. ..
- Peer Support--Congestive Heart Failure Self-ManagementMARY ELLEN HEISLER; Fiscal Year: 2009..If found effective, this approach could be used to improve health outcomes among patients with other chronic conditions, such as depression, chronic pain, or diabetes. ..
- Views of Privacy of Genetic InformationRobert Klitzman; Fiscal Year: 2005..The findings of this study can enhance further policy, professional and public education, and future research in this area. ..
- Race and outcomes in work-related back injuriesRaymond Tait; Fiscal Year: 2004..If the cohort is examined at a later point in time, it will be possible to track true long-term outcomes of occupational healthcare. ..
- INFORMED DECISION MAKING IN OLDER PATIENTS AND SURGEONSWendy Levinson; Fiscal Year: 2004..The study also forms the scientific foundation of a major education initiative by the AAOS designed to improve the communication skills of surgeons and ultimately the care of patients. ..
- Improving Physician Skill at Providing End-of-Life CareJ Curtis; Fiscal Year: 2004..The results will allow investigators and others to develop targeted educational and systemic interventions to improve the quality of this care. ..
- PREVALENCE AND IMPACT OF GLAUCOMA AMONG THE VERY ELDERLYDavid Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2003..Finally, the interactions between comorbidities (including cognitive deficits) and visual field loss will be explored. ..
- Amelioration of Literacy Deficits in Prenatal CareDebra Roter; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- IRB Member Assessment of Decisional Capacity in Psychiatric and Medical ResearchRaymond Tait; Fiscal Year: 2008..Judgments of participants who received the measure will be compared to those who did not to determine whether the measure sensitized subjects to psychiatric issues. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Barriers to Recommending Colorectal Cancer ScreeningCarmen Guerra; Fiscal Year: 2006..Understanding the barriers to CRCS recommendation is an essential step in developing and implementing effective physician CRCS interventions that will significantly reduce CRC incidence, morbidity and mortality. ..
- Balancing Hope & Truth-Telling for Patients with Ca/COPDJ Curtis; Fiscal Year: 2005..These strategies will be described and translated into interventions targeting nurses, physicians, and teams who provide care for patients with cancer, COPD, and other life-limiting diseases. ..
- Community Organizations in Syringe Exchange in SpringfiSusan Shaw; Fiscal Year: 2004..To examine community opinions on needle exchange and other aspects of IDU-targeted HIV prevention through quantitative surveys. ..
- Using Team Simulation to Improve Error Disclosure to Patients and Safety CultureThomas Gallagher; Fiscal Year: 2007..Improving team communication and disclosure following harmful errors can enhance transparency and safety culture, increase patient satisfaction, and ultimately promote patient safety. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Racial disparity in treating occupational low back painRaymond Tait; Fiscal Year: 2007..apos; ..
- Views and Approaches Toward Research Integrity Among IRBsRobert Klitzman; Fiscal Year: 2007..We anticipate that the data from this study will serve as a significant foundation in assisting future research and the improvement of Rl through guidelines, education and other capacity building. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- EVALUATION OF A CONCEPTUAL MODEL OF ORGAN DONATIONJames Rodrigue; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Cross Design Synthesis: Combining Evidence About Antidepressants and SuicidalityKelly J Kelleher; Fiscal Year: 2010..We will also develop accessible and user friendly statistical software programs to implement the methodology that we develop. ..
- The Role of Churches in Cancer Prevention and Control among Korean AmericansANGELA JO; Fiscal Year: 2007..This award will provide a foundation for Dr. Jo to develop a participatory research program addressing cancer disparities in the underserved with an initial focus on Korean Americans. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Cognitive Basis of CHD Disparities: Factorial ExperimentJohn McKinlay; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- OCULAR HYPERTENSION TREATMENT STUDY (OHTS)Donald Budenz; Fiscal Year: 2008....
- EPIDEMIOLOGY OF FOOT & ANKLE DISORDERS AMONG THE ELDERLYJohn McKinlay; Fiscal Year: 2001..Data will be gathered from a population-based multi-ethnic sample (N=1524) of older persons in a large northeastern city, and will be collected during an in-home interview and examination. ..
- Cognitive Functioning After Breast Cancer TreatmentPatricia A Ganz; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Effect of Massage on Chronic Low Back PainDaniel Cherkin; Fiscal Year: 2008..The findings will help physicians make informed and confident referrals, consumers and insurers make safe and cost-effective choices, and massage schools make responsible curriculum decisions. ..
- Partnerships to Eliminate Disparities in Cancer Outcome*Celette Skinner; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Creating Avenues for Parent Partnership (CAPP)Janice Buelow; Fiscal Year: 2008..With the appropriate help, these children can learn to be productive members of society. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- CVD Predictors of Cognitive Function Trajectory over 20 YearsElizabeth L Barrett Connor; Fiscal Year: 2010..This information is important given the aging of the population, the fact that CVD risk factors are modifiable, and because the maintenance of cognitive function is an essential component of healthy aging. ..
- EVALUATING THE EFFICACY OF ACUPUNCTURE FOR BACK PAINDaniel Cherkin; Fiscal Year: 2001..The pilot study will test the feasibility of conducting a full-scale trial and permit estimation of sample size, requirements. ..
- Colorectal Cancer Screening in Chinese AmericansShin Ping Tu; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- EXERCISE TO AID SMOKING CESSATION IN WOMENBess Marcus; Fiscal Year: 2003..We will also conduct a cost analysis to determine the costs of delivering CTQ in the YMCA setting. Thus, we will create a dissemination model that can be sustained and more widely implemented in the YMCA network. ..
- Recoveries from Severe Mental IllnessCarla Green; Fiscal Year: 2006..As such, proposed project will inform efforts to facilitate recovery individuals with severe psychiatric disabilities. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Casa A Campo: Pesticide Safety for Farmworkers' FamiliesThomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Multilevel Modeling for Depression Process CareLINDA DICKINSON; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Impact of Culture on Cancer Screening in Chinese WomenWenchi Liang; Fiscal Year: 2006..I. to develop critical research skills to become an independent cancer control researcher. ..
- Patient-reported Measures of Cultural and Linguistic CompetenceANNA NAPOLES; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Influence of Uncertainty and Communication on AdjustmentPATRICIA PARKER; Fiscal Year: 2007..The proposed K07 Research Award would allow Dr. Parker to transition into an independent researcher in cancer prevention with a focus on psycho-oncology and physician-patient communication. ..
- Post-BBA Changes in Rural Hospital LTC StrategiesMary Fennell; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- COSTS AND BENEFITS OF ALCOHOL SERVICES & INTERVENTIONSMichael French; Fiscal Year: 2005..S. as well as abroad, the proposed study holds important potential to assist researchers, policymakers, and program directors with economic evaluation guidelines and "real world" applications. ..
- Economic Evaluation Methods: Development and ApplicationMichael French; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Improving Surveillance for Colorectal PolypsJohn Ayanian; Fiscal Year: 2006..This study will provide a model for evaluating how data from electronic medical records can be used to improve screening of patients with prior colorectal polyps who are at increased risk of developing recurrent polyps or cancer. ..
- ECONOMIC EVALUATION METHODS--DEVELOPMENT & APPLICATIONSMichael French; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Communication needs and decision-making among women with recurrent breast cancerMarla Clayman; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- DISCREPANCIES BETWEEN PATIENT AND PUBLIC UTILITY RATINGSPeter Ubel; Fiscal Year: 2004..It is not clear how the quality of life, and comorbidity measures will be used in these models. ..
- A Panel Study of Quit Smoking Processes in Low-SES WomenClara Manfredi; Fiscal Year: 2004..We will repeat the analyses with the two merged data sets, to assess the individual and area SES effects on smoking cessation processes on a total sample with greater variation on these variables. ..
- Trial of psychosocial training for pediatric generalistsLawrence Wissow; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Primary Care Colorectal Ca Screening Surveillance SystemRichard Hoffman; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Understanding and Improving Adherence in HIV DiseaseIra Wilson; Fiscal Year: 2005..This project is unique because it attempts to better understand and improve physician-patient communication around medication adherence for a prevalent, expensive, and treatable chronic condition. ..
- The DASH-Sodium Trial: Genetic Determinants of ResponseLaura Svetkey; Fiscal Year: 2004..Ultimately, increased understanding of these mechanisms will lead to improved strategies for prevention and control, both nutritional and pharmacologic, of high BP. ..
- Tobacco Quitlines: An Adjunct to Dental InterventionsJudith Gordon; Fiscal Year: 2006..In addition, we will conduct an economic analysis to determine the relative cost effectiveness of each intervention. ..
- PREMIER Maintenance Trial(MAINTENANCE)Laura Svetkey; Fiscal Year: 2007..The purpose of this proposal is to develop and test two such interventions, which, if effective, should complement ongoing efforts to stem the obesity epidemic and ultimately prevent obesity-related CVD. ..
- End of Life Decisions: Differences in Patient and Proxy Treatment PreferencesSUSAN PARKS; Fiscal Year: 2008..A better understanding of these factors will ultimately improve the shared decision making done between healthcare providers and families at the end of life for decisionally-incapacitated patients. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- ASSERTIVE COMMUNITY TREATMENT FOR THE DUALLY DIAGNOSEDRobert Drake; Fiscal Year: 2004..Finally, we will take maximal advantage of conducting the rural and urban studies in conjunction with one another. ..
- Tobacco Cessation via Public Health Dental ClinicsJudith Gordon; Fiscal Year: 2008..4) The RE-AIM framework will be used to translate and evaluate the intervention in a "real world'' setting. 5) It is a disseminable model that, if effective, can used by public dental clinics throughout the US. ..
- IMPROVING MENTAL HEALTH CARE BY PEDIATRIC GENERALISTSLawrence Wissow; Fiscal Year: 2004..The second will explore how concepts of therapeutic alliance, which have been shown to predict treatment outcome in specialized mental health services, can be applied to mental health care provided by generalists. ..
- Literacy and Utilization of Maternal Depression CareIan Bennett; Fiscal Year: 2006..This study represents a unique and cost effective opportunity to study patient factors which are obstacles to depression treatment in women with low literacy and inform future interventions. ..
- Midcareer Investigator Award Patient-Oriented ResearchIra Wilson; Fiscal Year: 2008..Third, because of the Tufts University Sackler School MS/PhD Program in Clinical Research there is an existing, successful training infrastructure that provides both trainees and junior faculty the opportunity to learn research skills. ..
- Providers' Views of the Roles of Medical InterpretersI LING HSIEH; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Efficacy of Massage Therapy at the End of LifeJean Kutner; Fiscal Year: 2005..Analyses will determine the independent influence of the intervention (a series of massage therapy sessions) on the identified outcomes (pain, physical and emotional symptom distress, quality of life). ..
- TEN YEAR FOLLOW-UP OF DUAL DIAGNOSIS TREATMENTRobert Drake; Fiscal Year: 2002..g., gastritis). The results will be of interest to policy makers in many states that are replicating the model of integrated dual-diagnosis services that has been used in New Hampshire since 1988. ..
- Disparities in prostate cancer decision-making and QOLThomas Denberg; Fiscal Year: 2003..Knowledge gained will also lead to interventions for patients and clinicians to improve the decision-making process. ..
- PROJECT ALLIFE-EXERCISE AND LEUKEMIA SURVIVORSKevin Oeffinger; Fiscal Year: 2006..This study will represent the first clinical trial aimed at increasing physical activity in leukemia survivors and will advance our understanding of this vulnerable population. ..
- PREMIER--LIFESTYLE INTERVENTION BLOOD PRESSURE CONTROLLaura Svetkey; Fiscal Year: 2002..Results from PREMIER will provide the scientific rationale for routinely implementing comprehensive lifestyle intervention programs to control BP and ultimately prevent BP related cardiovascular disease. ..
- Mainstream and Ethnic/Minority News Coverage of CancerJo Stryker; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..