Christopher A. Feddock

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OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of a medical school adolescent medicine workshop on knowledge and clinical skills using standardized patients. DESIGN Randomized controlled trial. SETTING The University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington. PARTICIPANTS A total of 186 third-year medical students. Intervention Medical students assigned to the(More)
The purpose of our study was to determine how time spent with the physician might be related to patient dissatisfaction with their waiting time. During a 2-month period, patients in our internal medicine resident continuity clinic completed a survey assessing their satisfaction with their waiting time and their estimates of their waiting time and time spent(More)
The objectives of this study were to assess the relationship between wait time and parent satisfaction and determine whether time with the physician potentially moderated any observed negative effects of long wait time. Data were collected from parents in a pediatric outpatient clinic. Parent satisfaction with the clinic visit was significantly negatively(More)
The purpose of this study was to assess the influence of resident non-clinic workload on the satisfaction of continuity clinic patients. Over a 2-month period in 2002, residents and patients were surveyed at the University of Kentucky internal medicine continuity clinic. Residents provided a self-report of their non-clinic workload as light or medium versus(More)
Patients: 786 child and adult outpatients (mean age 26 y, 64% ≥ 18 years of age, 57%men) who had a single skin abscess (circumscribed and drainable pus) with greatest diameter ≤ 5 cm (≤ 4 cm in patients 1 to 8 y of age and ≤ 3 cm in those 6 to 11mo of age) and ≥ 2 of the following signs or symptoms for ≥ 24 hours: erythema, tenderness, swelling or(More)
BACKGROUND Global surveys of residents have consistently identified stress variables as important factors in resident job performance. AIMS Determine whether an association exists between resident stress and job performance. METHOD Over a three month period, interns on our inpatient ward services were surveyed regarding their current call schedule,(More)
BACKGROUND Kentucky is one of only six states with laws mandating that intimate partner violence be reported to authorities. The purpose of this project was to understand the attitudes of women clinic patients in Kentucky regarding mandatory reporting of intimate partner violence and how these attitudes may differ by abuse status. METHODS Women presenting(More)
Due to recent public debate and newly imposed resident work hour restrictions, we decided to investigate the relationship of resident call status to their ambulatory patients’ satisfaction. Resident continuity clinic patients were asked to rate their level of satisfaction on a 10-point Likert-type scale. Using multiple regression approaches, these data were(More)
BACKGROUND Inpatient internal medicine education occurs in a fragile learning environment. The authors hypothesized that when medical students are involved in teaching rounds, residents may perceive a decrease in value of attending teaching. METHOD During two summer periods, trained research assistants shadowed teaching rounds, tracking patient census and(More)
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