Search all of the Society for Participatory Medicine website:Search

The Effects of Coaching Patients to List Questions Before Visiting Cancer Specialists: Retrospective Evaluation of Visit Preparation in a Rural, Underserved Setting

Abstract Summary: Background: A community-based organization implemented an evidence-based intervention to help rural cancer patients list questions before oncology visits. Purpose: Was the question-listing intervention effective in reducing anxiety and increasing...

Evolving Patient-Researcher Collaboration: An Illustrative Case Study of a Patient-Led Knowledge Translation Event

Abstract Summary: Patient engagement occurs when patients actively collaborate in health research in ways that are meaningful to them. Resources to facilitate patient engagement have been developed, but their approach is mainly toward building competencies in the...

Information and Communication Technologies to Support Chronic Disease Self-Management: Preconditions for Enhancing the Partnership in Person-Centered Care

Abstract Summary: Objective: In order to alleviate the pressure on health care systems exerted by the growing prevalence of chronic diseases, information and communication technologies (ICT) are being introduced to enable self-management of chronic diseases by...

The Journal of Participatory Medicine Success

Editor’s Note: Society of Participatory Medicine President Joe Ternullo reflects on this Journal’s role in promoting the Society’s mission and looks to the future. The Journal’s editorial team would like to express its appreciation for the...

The Future of Patient Engagement in the Oncology Setting: How Practical Patient Engagement Recommendations and Innovative Inter-Professional Education Can Drive Change

Abstract Summary: Patient engagement is a National Quality Strategy priority and is especially pertinent to oncology care, since cancer treatment can be complex and involves shared decision making between patients and different health care providers. However, patient...

Rapid Streptococcal Antigen Detection Test Performed by Parents of Children with Sore Throat

Abstract Summary: Background. Sore throat in children is among the most common of medical problems to result in a primary care office visit. A rapid point-of-care antigen detection test for group A streptococcal pharyngitis is already in routine office use in clinical...

Donate