Robyn Sayner

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Ethanolamine is released to the external medium at increased rates over basal levels when [3H]ethanolamine-labelled glial cells in primary culture, subcultures of astrocytes and O-2A lineage glia or C6 glioma cells are treated with phorbol ester or foetal calf serum. On equilibrium labelling of mixed glial cultures 90-95% of incorporated [3H]ethanolamine(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to examine (1) the extent to which caregivers and children asked asthma management questions during pediatric asthma visits; (2) the extent to which providers engaged in shared decision-making with these caregivers and children; and (3) the factors associated with question asking and shared decision-making. METHODS(More)
The objectives of the study were to examine provider-family communication about attention deficit disorder during pediatric asthma visits. Children with asthma, aged 8 through 16 and their parents were recruited at five pediatric practices. All medical visits were audio-taped. There were 296 asthmatic children enrolled into the study and 67 of them also had(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the associations of provider-patient communication, glaucoma medication adherence self-efficacy, and outcome expectations with glaucoma medication adherence. DESIGN Prospective, observational cohort study. PARTICIPANTS Two hundred seventy-nine patients with glaucoma who were newly prescribed or taking glaucoma medications were(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to examine if patient demographic factors influenced self-reporting of medication side effects, difficulty with drop instillation, and nonadherence to glaucoma therapy. METHODS English-speaking adult glaucoma patients (n = 279) from six ophthalmology clinics were enrolled. Patients' medical visits were videotaped and(More)
We applied the ecologic model of communication in medical consultations to examine how patient, physician, and situational/contextual factors are associated with whether patients ask one or more questions about glaucoma and glaucoma medications during visits to ophthalmologists. Patients with glaucoma who were newly prescribed or already on glaucoma(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to: (a) describe the extent to which ophthalmologists and glaucoma patients discuss vision quality-of-life during office visits, and (b) examine the association between patient and ophthalmologist characteristics and provider-patient communication about vision quality-of-life. METHODS Patients with glaucoma who were(More)
  • B Sleath, D M Carpenter, +7 authors A L Robin
  • Health education research
  • 2015
Little is known about how ophthalmologist-patient communication over time is associated with glaucoma patient long-term adherence. The purpose of our study was to examine the association between provider use of components of the resources and supports in self-management model when communicating with patients and adherence to glaucoma medications measured(More)
PURPOSE Glaucoma medications can improve clinical outcomes when patients adhere to their medication regimen. Providers often ask patients with glaucoma to self-report their adherence, but the accuracy of self-reporting has received little scientific attention. The purpose of this article was to compare a self-reported medication adherence measure with(More)
Stimulation of protein kinase C (PKC) in a variety of cells causes enhanced catabolism of phosphatidylcholine [ 1,2]. Diacylglycerol (DAG) released from phosphatidylcholine turnover functions as a second messenger in plasma membranes activating PKC [3]. In the CNS at least, choline released extracellularly as a result of enhanced phosphatidylcholine (PC)(More)