patient education

Summary

Summary: The teaching or training of patients concerning their own health needs.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi The Health Education Impact Questionnaire (heiQ): an outcomes and evaluation measure for patient education and self-management interventions for people with chronic conditions
    Richard H Osborne
    Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Department of Medicine, The University of Melbourne, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria 3050, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 66:192-201. 2007
  2. ncbi Association of health literacy with diabetes outcomes
    Dean Schillinger
    University of California, San Francisco, Primary Care Research Center, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    JAMA 288:475-82. 2002
  3. ncbi Closing the loop: physician communication with diabetic patients who have low health literacy
    Dean Schillinger
    Primary Care Research Center, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, 94110, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:83-90. 2003
  4. pmc Quick assessment of literacy in primary care: the newest vital sign
    Barry D Weiss
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Tucson 85719, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:514-22. 2005
  5. pmc Patients' use of the Internet for medical information
    Joseph 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
  6. ncbi Enhancing patient education about medicines: factors influencing reading and seeking of written medicine information
    Michelle Koo
    Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Health Expect 9:174-87. 2006
  7. ncbi Patient education in type 2 diabetes: a randomized controlled 1-year follow-up study
    Eva Thors Adolfsson
    Department of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 76:341-50. 2007
  8. ncbi Diabetes patient education: a meta-analysis and meta-regression
    Shelley E Ellis
    Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Nashville, TN, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 52:97-105. 2004
  9. ncbi Randomized trial of an education and support intervention to prevent readmission of patients with heart failure
    Harlan M Krumholz
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8025, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:83-9. 2002
  10. ncbi Structured patient education: the diabetes X-PERT Programme makes a difference
    T A Deakin
    Nutrition and Dietetic Department, Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale Primary Care Trust, East Lancashire, UK
    Diabet Med 23:944-54. 2006

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  1. ncbi The Health Education Impact Questionnaire (heiQ): an outcomes and evaluation measure for patient education and self-management interventions for people with chronic conditions
    Richard H Osborne
    Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Department of Medicine, The University of Melbourne, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria 3050, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 66:192-201. 2007
    ..The aim was to develop a user-friendly, relevant, and psychometrically sound instrument for the comprehensive evaluation of patient education programs, which can be applied across a broad range of chronic conditions.
  2. ncbi Association of health literacy with diabetes outcomes
    Dean Schillinger
    University of California, San Francisco, Primary Care Research Center, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    JAMA 288:475-82. 2002
    ..Little is known about the extent to which health literacy affects clinical health outcomes...
  3. ncbi Closing the loop: physician communication with diabetic patients who have low health literacy
    Dean Schillinger
    Primary Care Research Center, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, 94110, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:83-90. 2003
    ..It is not known how frequently physicians apply this interactive educational strategy, or whether it is associated with improved health outcomes...
  4. pmc Quick assessment of literacy in primary care: the newest vital sign
    Barry D Weiss
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Tucson 85719, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:514-22. 2005
    ..Our objective was to develop a quick and accurate screening test for limited literacy available in English and Spanish...
  5. pmc Patients' use of the Internet for medical information
    Joseph 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
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  6. ncbi Enhancing patient education about medicines: factors influencing reading and seeking of written medicine information
    Michelle Koo
    Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Health Expect 9:174-87. 2006
    ..To investigate the influence of patient factors on patients' reading and seeking of written medicine information (WMI)...
  7. ncbi Patient education in type 2 diabetes: a randomized controlled 1-year follow-up study
    Eva Thors Adolfsson
    Department of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 76:341-50. 2007
    ..The empowerment group education did improve patients' confidence in diabetes knowledge with maintained glycaemic control despite the progressive nature of the disease...
  8. ncbi Diabetes patient education: a meta-analysis and meta-regression
    Shelley E Ellis
    Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Nashville, TN, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 52:97-105. 2004
    ..We performed a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials of diabetes patient education published between 1990 and December 2000 to quantitatively assess and characterize the effect of patient ..
  9. ncbi Randomized trial of an education and support intervention to prevent readmission of patients with heart failure
    Harlan M Krumholz
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8025, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:83-9. 2002
    ..We determined the effect of a targeted education and support intervention on the rate of readmission or death and hospital costs in patients with heart failure (HF)...
  10. ncbi Structured patient education: the diabetes X-PERT Programme makes a difference
    T A Deakin
    Nutrition and Dietetic Department, Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale Primary Care Trust, East Lancashire, UK
    Diabet Med 23:944-54. 2006
    ..To develop a patient-centred, group-based self-management programme (X-PERT), based on theories of empowerment and discovery learning, and to assess the effectiveness of the programme on clinical, lifestyle and psychosocial outcomes...
  11. ncbi Impact of a patient education program on adherence to HIV medication: a randomized clinical trial
    Cecile Goujard
    Department of Internal Medicine, Bicetre Hospital, Le Kremiln Bicetre, France
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 34:191-4. 2003
    ..This study shows that an educational intervention improves adherence to antiretroviral regimens and health status and suggests that it should be initiated early in therapy...
  12. ncbi Better knowledge improves adherence to lifestyle changes and medication in patients with coronary heart disease
    Carin Alm-Roijer
    Department of Cardiology, Malmo University Hospital, S 205 02, Malmo, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 3:321-30. 2004
    ..Many patients with coronary heart disease (CHD) are not managed adequately, and we often fail to reach treatment targets...
  13. ncbi Why organizations continue to create patient information leaflets with readability and usability problems: an exploratory study
    Iddo Gal
    Department of Human Services, University of Haifa, Mt Carmel, Eshkol Tower, Haifa 31905, Israel
    Health Educ Res 20:485-93. 2005
    ..It is suggested to adopt a broad ecological view of the environments in which patient education materials are created and deployed. Implications for practice and for future related research are discussed.
  14. ncbi Do Internet-based support interventions change perceptions of social support?: An experimental trial of approaches for supporting diabetes self-management
    Manuel Barrera
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene 97403 1983, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 30:637-54. 2002
    ..This report is a critical first step in evaluating the long-term effects of Internet-based support for diabetes self-management. The discussion identifies directions for future research...
  15. ncbi Weight loss with self-help compared with a structured commercial program: a randomized trial
    Stanley Heshka
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital and Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    JAMA 289:1792-8. 2003
    ..Although commercial weight loss programs provide treatment to millions of clients, their efficacy has not been evaluated in rigorous long-term trials...
  16. ncbi Interventions to improve medication adherence in schizophrenia
    Annette Zygmunt
    Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Center for Research on the Organization and Funding of Care for the Severely Mentally Ill, 30 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1293, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:1653-64. 2002
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  17. ncbi Patient education and access of ESRD patients to renal replacement therapies beyond in-center hemodialysis
    Rajnish Mehrotra
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90502, USA
    Kidney Int 68:378-90. 2005
    ..In the United States, kidney transplant rates remain low and <10% of patients utilize home dialysis therapies. This study examined the effect of pre-ESRD processes on the selection of RRT among incident ESRD patients...
  18. ncbi Enhanced provider communication and patient education regarding return to work in cancer survivors following curative treatment: a pilot study
    Karen Nieuwenhuijsen
    Academic Medical Center, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Department Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 16:647-57. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study is to test the feasibility of this intervention and to examine the relation of patient adherence to the advice of the leaflet and return to work...
  19. ncbi Effect of intervention through a pharmaceutical care program on patient adherence with prescribed once-daily atorvastatin
    Bernard Vrijens
    AARDEX Ltd, Rue des Cyclistes Frontière 24, Visé, Belgium
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 15:115-21. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate the effect of a pharmaceutical care program on the adherence of once-daily atorvastatin treatment in patients with elevated cholesterol levels...
  20. ncbi Implementing the chronic care model for improvements in diabetes care and education in a rural primary care practice
    Linda M Siminerio
    Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Diabetes Educ 31:225-34. 2005
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  21. ncbi Clinical interventions for treatment non-adherence in psychosis: meta-analysis
    Michela Nose
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Section of Psychiatry, University of Verona, Italy
    Br J Psychiatry 183:197-206. 2003
    ..Studies investigating the efficacy of clinical interventions for reducing treatment non-adherence have generated contrasting findings, and treatment non-adherence remains common in clinical practice...
  22. ncbi Visit satisfaction and tailored health behavior communications in primary care
    Christopher N Sciamanna
    Department of Community Health, The Miriam Hospital, Centers for Behavioral and Prev Med, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:426-30. 2004
    ..Although studies suggest that computer-tailored health communications can help patients improve health behaviors, their effect on patient satisfaction, when used in healthcare settings, has yet to be examined...
  23. ncbi Development of an illustrated medication schedule as a low-literacy patient education tool
    Sunil Kripalani
    Division of General Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 66:368-77. 2007
    ..This article describes the development, implementation, and preliminary evaluation of an illustrated medication schedule (a "pill card") that depicts a patient's daily medication regimen using pill images and icons...
  24. ncbi Informed patients and the internet: a mediated context for consultations with health professionals
    Joelle Kivits
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, UK
    J Health Psychol 11:269-82. 2006
    ..Interviewees emphasize the primary role of the doctor-patient relationship for delivering health and medical information, their Internet searches complementing rather than opposing professional expertise...
  25. ncbi The effects of benzodiazepines on cognition
    Samantha A Stewart
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02478, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:9-13. 2005
    ....
  26. ncbi Interventions that increase use of adult immunization and cancer screening services: a meta-analysis
    Erin G Stone
    Southern California Evidence Based Practice Center, Santa Monica, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, USA
    Ann Intern Med 136:641-51. 2002
    ..Thus, we quantitatively assessed the relative effectiveness of previously studied approaches for improving adherence to adult immunization and cancer screening guidelines...
  27. ncbi Outcomes of border health Spanish/English chronic disease self-management programs
    Kate R Lorig
    Patient Education Research Center, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    Diabetes Educ 31:401-9. 2005
    ..The programs had proven effective in randomized trials, and the authors wished to determine if they would be as effective when administered by others to different populations...
  28. ncbi Febrile seizures
    Shlomo Shinnar
    Montefiore Medical Center, and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Child Neurol 17:S44-52. 2002
    ..This has led to a changing view of how we approach the treatment of these common and largely benign seizures. This chapter will review the current understanding of the prognosis and management of febrile seizures...
  29. ncbi Coaching patients with coronary heart disease to achieve the target cholesterol: a method to bridge the gap between evidence-based medicine and the "real world"--randomized controlled trial
    Margarite J Vale
    Department of Cardiology, St Vincent s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:245-52. 2002
    ..Coaching may be an appropriate method to reduce the treatment gap in applying evidence-based medicine to the "real world."..
  30. ncbi Uncovering the limits of patient-centeredness: implementing a self-management trial for chronic illness
    Anne Rogers
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom
    Qual Health Res 15:224-39. 2005
    ..Giving attention to these barriers might maximize the opportunities for patient self-management of chronic illness based on a therapeutic alliance with health care professionals...
  31. ncbi Using combined research methods for exploring diabetes patient education
    Helen Cooper
    Department of Primary Care, Liverpool University, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 51:45-52. 2003
    ..a combined methods approach was essential to expand the scope and improve the analytic power of trials of patient education. It produced illuminating results which provided guidelines for practice and suggested further areas for ..
  32. ncbi The impact of CyberHealthcare on the physician-patient relationship
    James G Anderson
    Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907, USA
    J Med Syst 27:67-84. 2003
    ..At the same time, physicians remain skeptical about the advantages of using the Internet for patient education. Some of the issues that this paper addresses include the following: What are the major factors that are ..
  33. ncbi Patient education and oral anticoagulant therapy
    Doris Barcellona
    Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche Internistiche, University of Cagliari, Italy
    Haematologica 87:1081-6. 2002
    ..Moreover we sought to determine whether administering the questionnaire would be useful in improving the anticoagulation stability of patients whose anticoagulation was poorly controlled...
  34. ncbi Informing and involving cancer patients in their own care
    Michael Jefford
    Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Lancet Oncol 3:629-37. 2002
    ..The paper then reviews the types of information resources that have been developed focusing on their reported effectiveness. The review concludes with suggestions for future research...
  35. ncbi Understanding intention to undergo colonoscopy among intermediate-risk siblings of colorectal cancer patients: a test of a mediational model
    Sharon Manne
    Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19111, USA
    Prev Med 36:71-84. 2003
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  36. pmc Design and pilot evaluation of an internet smoking cessation program
    Leslie Lenert
    University of California at San Diego and Section on Health Service Research, Veterans Administration San Diego Healthcare System, California 92161, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 10:16-20. 2003
    ..Problems with the design of the site are discussed...
  37. ncbi Can face-to-face patient education be replaced by computer-based patient education? A randomised trial
    Bram J Keulers
    Maxima Medical Centre, Veldhoven, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 67:176-82. 2007
    Computer-based patient education is an effective (therapeutic) tool...
  38. ncbi Improving patient involvement in chronic disease management: the views of patients, GPs and specialists on a guidebook for ulcerative colitis
    Anne P Kennedy
    School of Primary Care, National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, The University of Manchester, 5th Floor, Williamson Building, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 47:257-63. 2002
    ..Patients felt constrained by time limits and consultants did not actively encourage guidebook use. Based on the findings, we suggest an approach utilising the guidebook to improve patient participation in disease management...
  39. ncbi Evaluation of a theory-based nutrition intervention for older adults with diabetes mellitus
    Carla K Miller
    Department of Nutrition, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:1069-81. 2002
    ..To evaluate an intervention to improve food label knowledge and skills in diabetes management among older adults with diabetes mellitus...
  40. ncbi Internet access and Internet use for health information among people living with HIV-AIDS
    Seth C Kalichman
    Center for AIDS Intervention Research CAIR, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 46:109-16. 2002
    ..A digital divide therefore exists among people living with HIV-AIDS, and the benefits of the Internet appear better achieved with home access...
  41. ncbi Computers in patient education
    Deborah Lewis
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, 415 Victoria Building, 3500 Victoria Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Comput Inform Nurs 21:88-96. 2003
    ..aware of the computer-based resources available and the evidence regarding their use in the process of patient education. This synthesis of the literature examines research related to computer-based patient education...
  42. ncbi Patient education for colon cancer screening: a randomized trial of a video mailed before a physical examination
    Jane G Zapka
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:683-92. 2004
    Colorectal cancer screening is underused, and primary care clinicians are challenged to provide patient education within the constraints of busy practices.
  43. ncbi An analysis, using concept mapping, of diabetic patients' knowledge, before and after patient education
    C Marchand
    Health Education Laboratory, UPRES, JE 2137, WHO Cooperating Center for Development of Human Resources in Healthcare, Universite Paris Nord, UFR SMBH Leonard de Vinci, 74 rue Marcel Cachin, 93017 Bobigny Cedex, France
    Med Teach 24:90-9. 2002
    ..This study shows that concept maps can be a suitable technique to explore the type and organization of the patients' prior knowledge and to visualize what they have learned after an educational programme...
  44. ncbi Increasing diabetes self-management education in community settings. A systematic review
    Susan L Norris
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 22:39-66. 2002
    ..Evidence is also insufficient to assess the effectiveness of educating coworkers and school personnel about diabetes...
  45. pmc Randomized controlled trial of the impact of intensive patient education on compliance with fecal occult blood testing
    Charlene L Stokamer
    Department of Patient Services Nursing, VA New York Harbor Healthcare System, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:278-82. 2005
    ..Randomized controlled trials have demonstrated that fecal occult blood testing (FOBT) reduces colorectal cancer (CRC) mortality. However, patient compliance with FOBT is low and this is one of the major barriers to CRC screening...
  46. ncbi A systematic review and meta-analysis of studies comparing readmission rates and mortality rates in patients with heart failure
    Femida H Gwadry-Sridhar
    Division of Critical Care, Department of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, and London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 164:2315-20. 2004
    ..We performed a meta-analysis to evaluate the effectiveness of multidisciplinary heart failure management programs on hospital admission rates...
  47. ncbi Non-compliance in patients with heart failure; how can we manage it?
    Martje H L van der Wal
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Groningen, P O Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 7:5-17. 2005
    ..Non-compliance with this regimen can result in worsening HF symptoms, sometimes leading to hospitalisation...
  48. pmc Automated e-mail messaging as a tool for improving quit rates in an internet smoking cessation intervention
    Leslie Lenert
    Department of Medicine, University of California, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 11:235-40. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether an automated e-mail messaging system that sent individually timed educational messages (ITEMs) increased the effectiveness of an Internet smoking cessation intervention...
  49. ncbi Health literacy: the gap between physicians and patients
    Richard S Safeer
    CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Baltimore, MD 21201 2707, USA
    Am Fam Physician 72:463-8. 2005
    ..For optimal comprehension and compliance, patient education material should be written at a sixth-grade or lower reading level, preferably including pictures and ..
  50. ncbi Factors affecting delays in diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis in a tertiary care hospital in Istanbul, Turkey
    Döndü Güneylioğlu
    Department of Pulmonology, SSK Sureyyapasa Center for Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul, Turkey
    Med Sci Monit 10:CR62-7. 2004
    ..To investigate delays in the diagnosis and treatment of inpatients with smear-positive pulmonary tuberculosis and to identify factors affecting these delays...
  51. ncbi Empowering discourse in patient education
    Heli Virtanen
    University of Turku, Department of Nursing Science, FIN 20014, Finland
    Patient Educ Couns 66:140-6. 2007
    ..A systematic literature review, using a metasummary technique for qualitative studies (n=15) was conducted to describe the nature of empowering discourses between patient and nurse...
  52. pmc Use of the Internet by women with breast cancer
    Joshua Fogel
    Department of Psychology, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 4:E9. 2002
    ..Recently, many cancer patients have been using the Internet for information with which to make informed choices. We are not aware of any studies that investigate this Internet use among breast cancer patients or women...
  53. pmc Effects of educational interventions for self management of asthma in children and adolescents: systematic review and meta-analysis
    James P Guevara
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    BMJ 326:1308-9. 2003
    ..To determine the effectiveness of educational programmes for the self management of asthma in children and adolescents...
  54. ncbi Meta-analysis of trials of interventions to improve medication adherence
    Andrew M Peterson
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacy Administration, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, 600 South 43rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 60:657-65. 2003
    ..38). Meta-analysis of studies of interventions to improve medication adherence revealed an increase in adherence of 4-11%. No single strategy appeared to be best...
  55. ncbi Physician attitudes and practices and patient awareness of the cardiovascular complications of diabetes
    C Noel Bairey Merz
    Preventive Cardiac Center and Women s Health Program, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:1877-81. 2002
    ..Studies were conducted to: 1) assess physicians' attitudes and practices in managing cardiovascular disease (CVD) risks in diabetes; and 2) determine the awareness of CVD risks among diabetic patients...
  56. ncbi Improving blood pressure control through provider education, provider alerts, and patient education: a cluster randomized trial
    Christianne L Roumie
    Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Vanderbilt University, and the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    Ann Intern Med 145:165-75. 2006
    ..Inadequate blood pressure control is a persistent gap in quality care...
  57. ncbi Health literacy: a review
    Miranda R Andrus
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Auburn University School of Pharmacy, Alabama, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 22:282-302. 2002
    ..The medical community must acknowledge this issue and develop strategies to ensure that patients receive assistance in overcoming the barriers that limit their ability to function adequately in the health care environment...
  58. ncbi Surgical patient education: Turkish nursing students experiences
    Senay Kaymakçi
    Surgical Nursing Department, University of Ege School of Nursing, 35100 Izmir, Turkey
    Nurse Educ Today 27:19-25. 2007
    b>Patient education has been widely used by medical schools and schools of nursing as a method for evaluating clinical performance...
  59. pmc Sexual outcomes and satisfaction with hysterectomy: influence of patient education
    Andrea Bradford
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    J Sex Med 4:106-14. 2007
    ..However, a sizeable minority of women report worsened sexual function after the surgery, and concerns about the effect of surgery on sexual function are common among women planning to undergo hysterectomy...
  60. ncbi ASHP national survey of pharmacy practice in hospital settings: monitoring and patient education--2006
    Craig A Pedersen
    Division of Pharmacy Practice and Administration, College of Pharmacy, The Ohio State University, 500 West 12th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:507-20. 2007
    Results of the 2006 ASHP national survey of pharmacy practice in hospital settings that pertain to monitoring and patient education are presented.
  61. ncbi Effectiveness of a brief cognitive-behavioural therapy intervention in the treatment of schizophrenia
    Douglas Turkington
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne
    Br J Psychiatry 180:523-7. 2002
    ..Little evidence exists to indicate whether community psychiatric nurses can achieve the results reported by expert cognitive-behavioural therapists in patients with schizophrenia...
  62. ncbi Does patient education modify behaviour in the management of COPD?
    H Worth
    Medizinische Klinik I, Klinikum Fuerth, Jakob Henle Strasse 1, Fuerth 90766, Germany
    Patient Educ Couns 52:267-70. 2004
    With respect to the beneficial health effects of patient education in the treatment of asthma it might be expected that the active participation of COPD-patients in the management of their disease may reduce the burden of the disease...
  63. ncbi British internet-derived patient information on diabetes mellitus: is it readable?
    Maged N Kamel Boulos
    School for Health, University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom
    Diabetes Technol Ther 7:528-35. 2005
    ..Sizeable proportions of Western populations have limited language and math skills, making it difficult for them to fully and safely understand and act upon online health information...
  64. ncbi Acceptability and effectiveness of a breast health awareness programme for rural women in India
    R S P Rao
    Department of Community Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka, India
    Indian J Med Sci 59:398-402. 2005
    ..Breast health awareness appears to be a pragmatic method for this...
  65. ncbi Preoperative patient education in thoracic surgery
    Richard I Whyte
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, CVRB 205, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Thorac Surg Clin 15:195-201. 2005
    ..The preoperative teaching process is best approached as a team effort, and multiple modalities often must be used so that the patient becomes a knowledgeable and willing member of the team...
  66. ncbi Garlic, hypertension and patient education
    Mustafa Capraz
    Int J Cardiol 121:130-1. 2007
    ..Use of garlic is common among the hypertensive population, garlic and garlic tablets do not have acute blood pressure lowering effect, and a special education program informing patients and public about garlic is required...
  67. ncbi Improving asthma outcomes and self-management behaviors of inner-city children: a randomized trial of the Health Buddy interactive device and an asthma diary
    Sylvia Guendelman
    Division of Health Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley, 404 Earl Warren Hall, 7360, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:114-20. 2002
    ..Asthma is an important cause of morbidity, absence from school, and use of health services among children. Computer-based educational programs can be designed to enhance children's self-management skills and to reduce adverse outcomes...
  68. ncbi Literacy and numeracy skills and anticoagulation control
    Carlos A Estrada
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Asheville, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Med Sci 328:88-93. 2004
    ..We examined literacy and numeracy skills among patients on warfarin and explored their association with anticoagulation control...
  69. ncbi Patient preferences in treatment of erectile dysfunction: the continuing importance of patient education
    Geoff I Hackett
    Good Hope Hospital, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, UK
    Clin Cornerstone 7:57-65. 2005
    ..Providing patients with full information on the pros and cons of treatment options can help ensure patients are treated with a therapy that fits more closely with their wishes, and ensure continuation of treatment for optimal efficacy...
  70. ncbi Personal health record: new opportunity for patient education
    William R Kupchunas
    Level IV Clinical Nurse, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Orthop Nurs 26:185-91; quiz 192-3. 2007
    ..With proper design and education, the PHR allows individuals to participate more fully in their own healthcare...
  71. ncbi Coding for asthma patient education in the primary care setting
    Michael D Cabana
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan Health System, 6 D 19 NIB, Box 0456, 300 North Ingalls Street, Ann Arbor, Ml 48109 0456, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 21:115-9. 2005
    ..We review coding strategies that should be used when counseling and education are the main focus of the patient visit. We review additional procedures and techniques to make office flow, documentation, and coding proceed more smoothly...
  72. ncbi Evaluation of a self-management-based patient education program for the treatment and prevention of hypoglycemia-related problems in type 1 diabetes
    Thomas Kubiak
    Institute of Psychology, University of Greifswald, Franz Mehring Str 47, D 17487 Greifswald, Germany
    Patient Educ Couns 60:228-34. 2006
    Aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of a patient education program for the treatment of hypoglycemia-associated problems in type 1 diabetic inpatients.
  73. ncbi The development and evaluation of a drug information leaflet for patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    J Hill
    Clinical Pharmacology Unit Rheumatism Research, University of Leeds, Chapel Allerton Hospital, Chapeltown Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS7 4SA, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 42:66-70. 2003
    ..To develop and assess the effectiveness of a drug information leaflet (DIL) for D-penicillamine (DPA) and determine whether additional verbal information provides enhanced benefit...
  74. ncbi Patient characteristics influencing evaluation of written medicine information: lessons for patient education
    Michelle M Koo
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Ann Pharmacother 39:1434-40. 2005
    Written medicine information (WMI) is considered an important component of patient education. Despite the wealth of information on many aspects of WMI, there is a paucity of studies examining how patient characteristics influence use and ..
  75. ncbi Practical interventions to prevent or lower emergent care and rehospitalization: patient education for home care patients with COPD
    Gladys Polzien
    Finlandia University, USA
    Home Healthc Nurse 25:482-5. 2007
    ..Interventions including patient education were implemented and evaluated at subsequent home visits.
  76. pmc A psychological approach to providing self-management education for people with type 2 diabetes: the Diabetes Manual
    Jackie Sturt
    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 7:70. 2006
    ....
  77. ncbi The relationship between diabetic retinopathy, glycemic control, risk factor indicators and patient education
    Ruth Axer-Siegel
    Department of Ophthalmology, Rabin Medical Center Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 8:523-6. 2006
    ..Hyperglycemia, high blood pressure and hypercholesterolemia are risk factors for diabetic retinopathy and vision loss in diabetic patients...
  78. ncbi Self-management education for adults with type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis of the effect on glycemic control
    Susan L Norris
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:1159-71. 2002
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of self-management education on GHb in adults with type 2 diabetes...
  79. ncbi Patient education to encourage graded exercise in chronic fatigue syndrome. 2-year follow-up of randomised controlled trial
    Pauline Powell
    Department of Psychology, University of Manchester, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 184:142-6. 2004
    ..An earlier trial demonstrated good outcomes after 1 year for patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) who received an educational intervention designed to encourage graded activity...
  80. ncbi The crucial role of patient education in heart failure
    Anna Stromberg
    Department of Cardiology, Heart Centre, Linkoping University Hospital, Sweden
    Eur J Heart Fail 7:363-9. 2005
    ..Heart failure management programmes, in which patient education is an important component, have been shown to be effective in improving self-care and reducing readmissions.
  81. ncbi Evaluating patient education materials about radiation therapy
    Jeff Dunn
    Community Services, Queensland Cancer Fund, Spring Hill, QLD 4006, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 52:325-32. 2004
    ..A quasi-experimental longitudinal pre-test post-test and follow-up design was used to assess the effect of a patient education video about radiation therapy on patients' psychological distress, knowledge about radiation therapy, self-..
  82. ncbi Interdisciplinary preoperative patient education in cardiac surgery
    Julia van Weert
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 49:105-14. 2003
    b>Patient education in cardiac surgery is complicated by the fact that cardiac surgery patients meet a lot of different health care providers. Little is known about education processes in terms of interdisciplinary tuning...
  83. ncbi [An assessment of patient education programmes for patients with type 1 and 2 diabetes, asthma and COPD, coronary heart disease, hypertension, congestive heart failure, and breast cancer in Germany]
    Claudia Küver
    Institut für Aligemeinmedizin am Universitätsklinikum Schleswig Holstein, Kiel
    Z Arztl Fortbild Qualitatssich 98:393-402. 2004
    b>Patient education programmes will be a mandatory part of the new legislation on disease management programmes for chronic diseases in Germany...
  84. ncbi Swedish health care professionals' diverse understandings of diabetes care
    Inger Holmstrom
    Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Health Services Research, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Patient Educ Couns 51:53-8. 2003
    ..professionals' different understandings of diabetes care is important when preparing such professionals in patient education. For patients to manage illness effectively, the actions of health care professionals are crucial...
  85. ncbi Efficacy of an intervention to prevent excessive gestational weight gain
    Christine M Olson
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:530-6. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the efficacy of an intervention directed at preventing excessive gestational weight gain...
  86. ncbi The impact of intensive patient education on clinical outcome in a clinic-based migraine population
    John Farr Rothrock
    Department of Neurology, University of South Alabama, Mobile 36693, USA
    Headache 46:726-31. 2006
    To determine whether the addition of patient education to routine medical management improves the clinical status of migraine patients and reduces their utilization of healthcare resources.
  87. ncbi Using health web sites for patient education
    Marilyn H Oermann
    College of Nursing, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 30:217-23. 2003
    ..The purpose of this article is to describe how to evaluate health web sites and use them as a component of patient education. An evaluation of web sites on wound care is included as a means of illustrating issues patients face when ..
  88. ncbi Internet use among people living with HIV/AIDS: coping and health-related correlates
    Seth C Kalichman
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 19:439-48. 2005
    ..Searching the Internet for health information can be conceptualized as an active coping strategy, occurring with other health-related behaviors and offering potential health benefits...
  89. ncbi Meta-analysis of interventions to improve drug adherence in patients with hyperlipidemia
    Andrew M Peterson
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacy Administration, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 23:80-7. 2003
    ..To examine the results of meta-analyses addressing the net effect of tools and methods to enhance drug adherence in patients with hyperlipidemia...
  90. ncbi Effect of web-based depression literacy and cognitive-behavioural therapy interventions on stigmatising attitudes to depression: randomised controlled trial
    Kathleen M Griffiths
    Depression and Anxiety Consumer Research Unit, Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 185:342-9. 2004
    ..Little is known about the efficacy of educational interventions for reducing the stigma associated with depression...
  91. ncbi Erectile dysfunction in the 21st century: whom we can treat, whom we cannot treat and patient education
    C C Carson
    Division of Urology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7235, USA
    Int J Impot Res 14:S29-34. 2002
    ..If initial treatment modalities fail, more invasive alternatives or combination therapy should be offered to cure the patient's erectile dysfunction...
  92. ncbi An approach that integrates patient education and informed consent in breast augmentation
    John B Tebbetts
    Plast Reconstr Surg 110:971-8; discussion 979-81. 2002
    ..Four specific areas of postoperative issues stimulated major changes in the authors' approach to patient education and informed consent: 1) questions or dissatisfaction with implant size postoperatively, 2) questions about ..
  93. ncbi [Multicenter prospective study of respiratory patient education and instruction in the use of inhalers (EDEN study)]
    J Giner
    Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain
    Arch Bronconeumol 38:300-5. 2002
    ..To evaluate patients' knowledge of the inhalers they use and to assess the effect of knowledge acquired in an instruction session on correct technique...
  94. ncbi Development and assessment of a World Wide Web site for systemic lupus erythematosus patient information
    S P Young
    Department of Rheumatology, University of Birmingham, UK
    Lupus 11:478-84. 2002
    b>Patient education is an important component of the management of chronic diseases such as SLE. We have investigated the value of the World Wide Web as a medium for delivery of SLE patient information...
  95. ncbi Self-management and behaviour modification in COPD
    Jean Bourbeau
    Respiratory Epidemiology Unit, McGill University, and Montreal Chest Institute of the Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Que, Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 52:271-7. 2004
    ..Further research is needed to develop strategies on how to intervene and facilitate behaviour modification in chronic disease and as such the relevance for the implementation of self-management programs in COPD...
  96. ncbi Intensified treatment of type 1 diabetes: prospective evaluation at one year of a therapeutic patient education programme
    S Lemozy-Cadroy
    Department of Diabetology, Rangueil University Hospital, Toulouse, France
    Diabetes Metab 28:287-94. 2002
    ..Our aim was to prospectively evaluate the efficacy on patient skills and metabolic control of our routine 5-day in-patient education programme.
  97. ncbi Evaluation of the quality and contents of diabetes mellitus patient education on Internet
    Prasad A Thakurdesai
    Pharmacy Group, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani 333031, Rajasthan, India
    Patient Educ Couns 53:309-13. 2004
    b>Patient education is widely regarded as an essential component of chronic disease care and effective health promotion. Internet is extremely useful medium in this respect...
  98. ncbi The additional value of a home physical therapy regimen versus patient education only for the treatment of myofascial pain of the jaw muscles: short-term results of a randomized clinical trial
    Ambra Michelotti
    Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    J Orofac Pain 18:114-25. 2004
    To compare the short-term efficacy of patient education only versus the combination of patient education and home exercises for the treatment of myofascial pain of the jaw muscles.
  99. ncbi An evaluation of bariatric Web sites for patient education and guidance
    Catherine Nichols
    School of Nursing, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan, USA
    Gastroenterol Nurs 28:112-7. 2005
    ..Web sites were identified for the purpose of patient education and guidance about this explosive topic.
  100. ncbi Cancer patients' sources of information: use and quality issues
    Moyra E Mills
    GI Physiology Unit, Department of Surgery, Royal Hospitals, Belfast, Ireland
    Psychooncology 11:371-8. 2002
    ..Finally, there is a need for more specialist nurses, as they are clearly the preferred source of information for the majority of cancer patients...
  101. ncbi Reaching positive diabetes outcomes for patients with low literacy
    Connie Kleinbeck
    Truman Medical Center, 2301 Holmes, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Home Healthc Nurse 23:16-22. 2005
    ..These problems may result from unrecognized low health literacy. When communication and patient education materials are appropriate to literacy needs and preferences, people can succeed in managing their disease...

Research Grants81

  1. CULTURE SPECIFIC, PROBLEM BASED PATIENT SELF MANAGEMENT
    Robert Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  2. Evaluation of Diabetes Self-Management Consultant Care
    Robert Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..HypothesisThe SMC intervention will be more effective than usual care in improving blood glucose control and diabetes-related quality of life. ..
  3. Pain Medication Use & Risk Factors for Opioid Dependence
    Daniel Solomon; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Our goal is to use the results of the proposed research to inform a future intervention to improve opioid prescribing within this large pharmacy benefits program. ..
  4. Internet Diabetes Self Management Evaluation
    Kate Lorig; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..At the present time only about twenty-five percent of people with type 2 diabetes receive such education. If successful, this study will help achieve the Healthy People 2010 objective for diabetes education. ..
  5. Screening & Brief Intervention of Problem Drinking Women
    Grace Chang; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This proposed targeted study of women responds to PA-02-168, which seeks research on screening and interventions in medical settings, and builds upon our previous research on brief interventions for pregnant women. ..
  6. Influence of Uncertainty and Communication on Adjustment
    PATRICIA 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. ..
  7. A Randomized Trial of Home Self-Efficacy Enhancement
    Anthony Jerant; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The findings will help policymakers, payers, and providers identify which interventions to implement. ..
  8. Osteoporosis in Women with Rheumatoid Arthritis
    Daniel Solomon; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This epidemiologic data will inform future trials of osteoporosis treatments among patients with RA. As well, the study cohort will comprise one of the largest RA registries with an explicit plan to examine osteoporosis. ..
  9. Randomized Controlled Testing of Osteoporosis Education
    Daniel Solomon; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..A multi-disciplinary Training Advisory Board will review the applicants progress regularly to ensure that the proposed training goals are met. ..
  10. Enhancing Parenting Skills Among HIV+ Mothers
    Susan Davies; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. Do Statins Ameliorate Periodontal Disease?
    Barry Saver; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  12. HIV/STD Prevention for Young Adults Online
    Sheana Bull; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. Spanish Diabetes Self-Management Programs
    Kate Lorig; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  14. Prostate Cancer Screening: Fostering Informed Decisions
    Kathryn Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..goal of the proposed study is neither to encourage nor discourage PCa screening, but to evaluate a method of patient education that is designed to provide detailed screening and treatment-related information and to clarify patient ..
  15. Improving Asthma Communication in Minority Families
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. NEBULIZER INTERVENTION IN MINORITY CHILDREN WITH ASTHMA
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Study findings will improve clinical care to this vulnerable population of children and will be if significant use to health care providers, researchers, insurers and policy makers. ..
  17. Why is Cardiac Risk Increased in Rheumatiod Arthritis
    Daniel Solomon; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..ability to control for known cardiovascular risk factors, the extensive medication information allowing for us to explore key hypotheses regarding corticosteroid exposure, and the attempt to simultaneously control for disease severity ..
  18. EVALUATION OF A LOW BACK PAIN PATIENT EDUCATION PROGRAM
    Kate Lorig; Fiscal Year: 2001
    DESCRIPTION: This is a demonstration project which proposes to evaluate a new generation low back pain patient education program...
  19. Internet-Based Education for Prostate Cancer Screening
    Kathryn L Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..similarly contentious issues, 2) a determination of whether Web based materials are a feasible method of patient education for this age cohort, compared to print materials, 3) an understanding of cognitive factors that ma hinder ..
  20. BIOBEHAVIORAL INTERVENTIONS FOR ORAL PAIN AND MUCOSITIS
    Deborah McGuire; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  21. SPANISH CHRONIC DISEASE EDUCATION PROGRAM EVALUATION
    Kate Lorig; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..4. Conduct exploratory studies to 1) determine if the program is more beneficial for some subgroups, and 2) to explore the mechanisms by which health status improves. ..
  22. Behavioral and Physiological Responses to Race-Related Stress in Diabetic Women
    Julie Wagner; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  23. AN ENHANCED BRIEF INTERVENTION FOR PRENATAL ALCOHOL USE
    Grace Chang; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  24. Pain Assessment in Non-Communicative Palliative Care Patients
    Deborah McGuire; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..It should help facilitate the management of pain in non-communicative patients across palliative care settings and ultimately result in less suffering. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  25. Text Messaging for Abstinence and HIV Risk Prevention
    Sheana Bull; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  26. Telehealth for Weight Maintenance of African-American Women
    Ben Gerber; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  27. OVERWEIGHT STATUS AFTER CHILDBIRTH
    Lorraine Walker; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  28. WeBREATHe: Web-Based Respiratory Education About Tobacco and Health
    Judith Gordon; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  29. Reducing Postpartum Weight Retention Among Low Income, Ethnically Diverse Women
    Lorraine Walker; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  30. Communication Between Patients and their Providers
    PATRICIA PARKER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  31. Tobacco Cessation via Doctors of Chiropractic
    Judith Gordon; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The goal of this study is to provide the foundation for a randomized clinical trial with a nationally-representative sample of DCs. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  32. Enhanced Prescription Drug Label Design to Improve Patient Understanding and Use
    Michael S Wolf; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study will advance the science related to Rx labeling practices. Findings will directly inform clinical practice and state and federal policies for improving patient medication information and safety. ..
  33. HOME NURSE INTERVENTION FOR IUDE INFANTS--3 YR FOLLOW UP
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Data will be of significant use to researchers, health care providers, insurers and policy makers. ..
  34. Oral Chemotherapy Safety in Ambulatory Oncology: A Proactive Risk Assessment
    SAUL WEINGART; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Lessons about oral chemotherapy safety are applicable to other high-alert medications in ambulatory care. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  35. INFORMATION INTERPRETATION IN PATIENT DECISION SUPPORT
    Margaret Holmes Rovner; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..a treatment? 2) Do information types differentially affect participants' interpretation of importance and salience of the information? 3) What new questions or concerns are raised for participants by full information? ..
  36. Disparities in prostate cancer decision-making and QOL
    Thomas Denberg; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Knowledge gained will also lead to interventions for patients and clinicians to improve the decision-making process. ..
  37. A+ Asthma Rural Partnership
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The findings of this study will be important to clinicians, researchers, and health policy makers. ..
  38. Pharmacotherapy for Minor Depression
    Robert Howland; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The results of this study will have profound public health implications by improving our understanding of the efficacy of SJW and standard antidepressants for the treatment of MinorD. ..
  39. ONS Research Agenda Conference
    Donna Berry; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The ONS Research Agenda will be evaluated after each conference from 2003-2007. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  40. African American Men Prostate & Colorectal Cancer Belief
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A preliminary framework of the intervention strategy for this R01 application will be developed and evaluated as part of this project. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  41. Assessment of Nicotine Metabolism Among Underserved Pregnant Women from NE SCRIPT
    Donna Parker; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..PHS 398/2590 (Rev. 04/06) Page Continuation Format Page [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  42. INTENSIVE THERAPY FOR IDDM IN YOUTH--OUTCOME PREDICTIONS
    Tim Wysocki; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The study will specify behavioral and psychological factors that mediate IT and UC response, promoting the development of interventions targeting these mechanisms and of well validated protocols for the selection of patients for IT. ..
  43. Patient-Reported Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening
    Steven Woolf; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Provider and patient focus groups will inform final interpretation of the barriers survey results. The study will provide essential data for prioritizing strategies to improve CRC screening rates. ..
  44. Malt beverage use & outcomes in a minority community
    Ricky Bluthenthal; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  45. Benefits and Burdens of Screening Oldest-old Women: the Case of Mammography
    MARA SCHONBERG; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  46. Perception of Gene-Environment Cancer Risks in Melanoma
    Jennifer Hay; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  47. Signal Transduction in Depression
    Richard Shelton; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These studies may shed light on important cellular mediators of depression and provide new targets for amelioration. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  48. Spousal Relationships and Adjustment in Lung Cancer
    CINDY CARMACK; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  49. Faith Communities and African-American Women with T2DM
    Kelley Newlin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The data sets will be analyzed using content analysis. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  50. Improving Outcomes of LBW Premature Infants and Parents
    Bernadette Melnyk; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  51. A RCT of LNG-IUD vs. DMPA for young postpartum women
    Nancy Stanwood; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Such a study could provide evidence for the safe and effective use of LNG-IUD in young postpartum women, leading to fewer unintended pregnancies. ..
  52. Enhanced Smoking Cessation for University Students
    Alexander V Prokhorov; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It will set the stage for a randomized, controlled trial of the smoking prevention and cessation methods among this high-risk population. ..
  53. Bipolar & Schizophrenia Consortium for Parsing Intermediate Phenotypes
    Matcheri S Keshavan; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  54. Farmwoker Environmental Health Research Comparable Data
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The purpose of limiting the size of the conference is to facilitate active interaction, discussion and debate among leaders in the field. ..
  55. PREVENTIVE ONCOLOGY AWARD--SMOKING CESSATION AND WOMEN
    JENNIFER MC CLURE; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Such knowledge is important as it may lead to the development of more targeted, and therefore potentially more effective, cessation interventions. ..
  56. Lifestyle Physical Activity for Fibromyalgia
    Kevin Fontaine; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Evaluating the effects of LPA on pain threshold, metabolic efficiency/perceived exertion, sleep parameters, and pain catastrophizing will provide mechanistic insight on how LPA influences the major symptoms of FM. ..
  57. HIV Treatment Adherence/Risk Reduction Integrated
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..If shown effective, the intervention model will have implications for community and clinical services for people living with HIV-AIDS. ..
  58. School Nurse-delivered Smoking Cessation Intervention
    Lori Pbert; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..If found effective, the study products (i.e., intervention protocol, student materials, training manual, and estimated costs of intervention implementation) will facilitate dissemination of the intervention to school nurses nationally. ..
  59. SEX HORMONES, STRESS, AND PAIN IN FIBROMYALGIA
    Akiko Okifuji; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The findings from this project are expected to promote better understanding of the role of female sex hormones in noxious sensory processing in chronic pain disorders. ..
  60. Integrating Prenatal Care to Reduce HIV/STDs Among Teens: A Translational Study
    Jeannette R Ickovics; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  61. EFFECT OF HEART DISEASE EDUCATION ON OLDER WOMEN
    Noreen Clark; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  62. Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Aw
    Kathryn Ryder; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This will be a double-blinded placebo-controlled trial of Mg (500 mg/day) in 92 healthy men and women between the ages of 55-75. ..
  63. Dental Practitioners and Eating Disorder Prevention
    Rita DeBate; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This project is unique in that it takes a theoretical approach involving the dental practitioner as a key participant in the secondary and tertiary prevention of eating disorders. ..
  64. INTERVENTION TO REDUCE HIV/STD RISK IN TEEN PREGNANCY
    Jeannette Ickovics; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..e. ease of technology transfer). ..
  65. Testing a Model of Quality Care in Home Health
    Mary Lynn; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  66. CAM Use in Asians & Pacific Islanders
    Carolyn Gotay; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  67. Patient-activated Colorectal Cancer Screening in PCP
    Berta Geller; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..By the completion of this project we will have tested the intervention and data collection instruments, and collected the data necessary to plan an intervention trial. ..
  68. KNEE SURGERY: MECHANISMS OF RECOVERY AFTER SPORT INJURY
    Jeannette Ickovics; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  69. School-Based Approaches to Help Pre-Teens Manage Asthma
    Noreen Clark; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Asthma rates for this age group continue to rise and the problems associated with the disease are especially difficult in poor communities. This study will assess innovative interventions for low-income minority preteens with asthma. ..
  70. CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY OF CHILDHOOD EPILEPSY
    Tracy Glauser; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  71. A Pilot Writing Program for Multiethnic Breast Cancer Pt
    Carolyn Gotay; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This study will provide an initial step toward achieving this goal. ..
  72. Blood Genomics of Anticonvulsant Efficacy in Children
    Tracy Glauser; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We will study whole blood total RNA using the new human U133 Affymetrix oligonucleotide microarrays that assess over 39,000 transcripts. ..
  73. ACTION - A CHF Trial Investigating Outcomes of Exercise
    Gregg Fonarow; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The trial will take place over 5 years with an initial 6 months for planning, training, and implementation; 3 years of enrollment; 1 year of follow-up; and 6 months for close out, analysis, and presentation. ..
  74. Project ECHO Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes
    Sanjeev Arora; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  75. Brief Child Safety Interventions in Emergency Department
    Andrea Gielen; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..With the ever growing access to computers in medical care settings, the Safety in Seconds program should be readily adaptable to other pediatric emergency department settings that serve vulnerable populations. ..
  76. WELL BEING IN LONGTERM MULTIETHNIC PROSTATE CA SURVIVORS
    Carolyn Gotay; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The findings will provide a foundation for the development of subsequent interventions that can be tailored according to ethnic/ cultural group. ..