Journal of General Internal Medicine

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List of Papers (Total 1,586)

Integrated Care for Older Adults Improves Perceived Quality of Care: Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial of Embrace

Background All community-living older adults might benefit from integrated care, but evidence is lacking on the effectiveness of such services for perceived quality of care. Objective To examine the impact of Embrace, a community-based integrated primary care service, on perceived quality of care. Design Stratified randomized controlled trial. Participants Integrated care and ...

Use of Video Decision Aids to Promote Advance Care Planning in Hilo, Hawai‘i

Introduction Advance care planning (ACP) seeks to promote care delivery that is concordant with patients’ informed wishes. Scalability and cost may be barriers to widespread ACP, and video decision aids may help address such barriers. Aim Our primary hypothesis was that ACP documentation would increase in Hilo after ACP video implementation. Secondary hypotheses included increased ...

HPV Update: Vaccination, Screening, and Associated Disease

Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is the causative agent in cervical cancer, and is associated with numerous other genital cancers, including vulvar, vaginal, and anal cancer. Primary prevention with HPV vaccination is safe and efficacious, and a recently approved HPV vaccine will provide even more extensive protection against several oncogenic HPV strains. Screening strategies ...

The Primary Care PTSD Screen for DSM-5 (PC-PTSD-5): Development and Evaluation Within a Veteran Primary Care Sample

BACKGROUND Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is associated with increased health care utilization, medical morbidity, and tobacco and alcohol use. Consequently, screening for PTSD has become increasingly common in primary care clinics, especially in Veteran healthcare settings where trauma exposure among patients is common. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to revise the ...