Ann Marie Russell

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BACKGROUND Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a major cause of worldwide morbidity and mortality. Surgical treatment is common, and there is a great need to improve the delivery of such care. The gold standard for evaluating surgery is within well-designed randomized controlled trials (RCTs); however, the impact of RCTs is diminished by a lack of coordinated(More)
BACKGROUND A consensus regarding the components of a patient-centered approach to healthcare does not exist. Although patient-centered care should be predicated on patient preferences, existing models provide little evidence regarding the relative importance of different care processes to patients themselves. OBJECTIVE To involve patients in the design of(More)
Images of Black Americans are becoming remarkably diverse, enabling Barack Obama to defy simple-minded stereotypes and succeed. Understood through the Stereotype Content Model's demonstrably fundamental trait dimensions of perceived warmth and competence, images of Black Americans show three relevant patterns. Stereotyping by omission allows non-Blacks to(More)
INTRODUCTION Groups of evidence-based guidelines were developed into a comprehensive treatment bundle as part of an international-based Surviving Sepsis Campaign to improve treatment of severe sepsis and septic shock. Conventional educational strategies of this sepsis treatment "bundle" may not ensure acceptable knowledge or completion of these specific(More)
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