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Key PBRN Publications


Additional PBRN Readings

  1. Task Force to Enhance Family Practice Research. Methods for Practice-Based Research Networks: Challenges and Opportunities. Leawood, Kansas: American Academy of Family Physicians; 2003.
  2. Task Force to Enhance Family Practice Research. Practice-Based Research Networks in the 21st Century: The Pearls of Research. Leawood, Kansas: American Academy of Family Physicians; 1999.
  3. Nutting PA. Methods and Procedures for Practice-Based Research. (in preparation). Washington, DC: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; 2004.
  4. Nutting PA, Baier M, Werner JJ, Cutter G, Reed FM, Orzano AJ. Practice patterns of family physicians in practice-based research networks: a report from ASPN. Ambulatory Sentinel Practice Network. J Am Board Fam Pract. 1999;12:278-284.
  5. Nutting PA, Stange KC. Practice-based research: The opportunity to create a learning discipline. In: Rakel RE, ed. The Textbook of Family Practice; 2002.
  6. Nutting PA. Practice-based research: laboratories for outcomes and effectivness research. Paper presented at: AHCPR Conference Proceedings. Preimary Care Research: Theory and Methods, 1991; Washington, D.C.
  7. Nutting P, Green L. Practice-based research networks: reuniting practice and research around the problems most of the people have most of the time. J Fam Pract. 1994;38:335-336.
  8. Nutting P. Practice-based research networks: building the infrastructure of primary care research. J Fam Pract. 1996;42:199-203.
  9. Nutting P. Community-Oriented Primary Care: From Principals to Practice. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1987. DHHS Publication No. HRS-A-PE 86-1 (Available from the University of New Mexico Press).
  10. Thomas P, Griffiths F, Kai J, O'Dwyer A. Networks for research in primary health care. BMJ. 2001;322:588-590.
  11. Thomas P, While A. Increasing research capacity and changing the culture of primary care towards reflective inquiring practice: the experience of the West London Research Network (WeLReN). J Interprofessional Care. 2001;15:133-139.
  12. Green LA, Fryer GE, Yawn BP, Lanier D, Dovey SM. The ecology of medical care revisited. N Engl J Med. 2001;344(2021-2025).
  13. Green LA, Dovey SM. Practice based primary care research networks. They work and are ready for full development and support. BMJ. 2001;322:567-568.
  14. Green LA, Miller RS, Reed FM, Iverson DC, Barley GE. How representative of typical practice are practice-based research networks? A report from the Ambulatory Sentinel Practice Network (ASPN). Arch Fam Med. 1993;2:939-949.
  15. Green L, LJ L. Notions about networks: Primary care practices in pursuit of improved primary care. In: Mayfield J, ML G, eds. Primary Care Research: An Agenda for the 90s. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service: Agency for Health Care Policy and Research; 1990:125-132.
  16. Green L. The weekly return as a practical instrument for data collection in office-based research: a report from ASPN. Fam Med. 1988;20:185-188.
  17. Green L, Niebauer L, Miller R, Lutz L. An analysis of reasons for discontinuing participation in a practice-based research network. Fam Med. 1991;23:447-449.
  18. Green L, Nutting P. Family physicians as researchers in their own practices. J Am Board Fam Pract. 1994;7:261-263.
  19. Green LA, Reed FM, Miller RS, Iverson DC. Verification of data reported by practices for a study of spontaneous abortion. Fam Med. 1988;20:189-191.
  20. Talia AF, Stange KC, McDaniel RR, Aita VA, Crabtree BF. Understanding organizational designs of primary care practices. J Healthcare Manage. 2003;48:45-59.
  21. Stange KC, Zyzanski SJ, Smith TF, et al. How valid are medical records and patient questionnaires for physician profiling and health services research? A comparison with direct observation of patient visits. Med Care. 1998;36:851-867.
  22. Stange KC, Miller WL, Crabtree BF, O'Connor PJ, Zyzanski SJ. Multimethod research: approaches for integrating qualitative and quantitative methods. J Gen Intern Med. 1994;9:278-282.
  23. Stange KC, Miller WL, McWhinney IR. Developing the knowledge base of family practice. Fam Med. 2001;33(4):286-297.
  24. Stange KC. Practice-based research networks: Their current level of validity, generalizability, and potential for wider application. Arch Fam Med. 1993;2:921-923.
  25. Wolf LE, Croughan M, Lo B. The challenges of IRB review and human subjects protections in practice-based research. Med Care. 2002;40:521-529.
  26. Niebauer L, Nutting P. Practice-based research networks: the view from the office. J Fam Pract. 1994;38:409-414.
  27. Hickner J. Practice-based network research. In: Bass M, Dunn E, Norton P, Stewart M, Tudiver F, eds. Conducting Research in the Practice Setting. Vol 5. Newbury Park, California: Sage Publications, Inc; 1993:126-139.
  28. Gilchrist V, Miller R, Gillanders W, et al. Does family practice at residency teaching sites reflect community practice? J Fam Pract. 1993;37(6):555-563.
  29. Gilchrist VJ, Stange KC, McCord G, Bourget CC, Flocke SA. A comparison of the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS) measurement approach with direct observation of outpatient visits. Med Care. 2004;(in press).
  30. Christoffel K, Binns H, Stockman J, et al. Practice-based research: opportunities and obstacles. Pediatrics. 1988;82:399-406.
  31. Macaulay AC, Commanda LE, Freeman WL, et al. Participatory research maximises community and lay involvement. BMJ. 1999;319:774-778.
  32. Crabtree BF, Miller WL, eds. Doing Qualitative Research. Thousand Oaks: Sage; 1999.
  33. Bass MJ, Dunn EV, Norton PG, Stewart M, Tudiver F, eds. Conducting Research in the Practice Setting. Newbury Park, California: Sage Publications; 1993.
  34. Hox J. Multilevel Analysis: Techniques and Applications. Mahwah, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers; 2002.
  35. Donner A, Klar N. Design and Analysis of Cluster Randomization Trials in Health Research. New York: Oxford University Press; 2000.
  36. Wotman S, Lalumandier J, Nelson S, Stange K. Implications for dental education of a dental school initiated practice research network. J Dent Educ. Aug 2001;65(8):751-759.
  37. Sch÷n DA. Educating the reflective practitioner: Toward a new design for teaching and learning in the professions. New York, NY: Jossey- Bass Publishers; 1990.
  38. Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Protecting Personal Health Information in Research: Understanding the HIPPA Privacy Rule. Available at: http://privacyruleandresearch.nih.gov/. Accessed 1/26/04.
  39. Primary Care Practice-Based Research Networks. Fact Sheet, June 2001. AHRQ Publication No. 01-P020. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.
  40. Mold JW, Peterson KA. Primary Care Practice-Based Research Networks: Working at the Interface Between Research and Quality Improvement. Ann Fam Med. May 1, 2005 2005;3(suppl_1):S12-20.
  41. Westfall J, Stevenson J; North American Primary Care Research Group. A guided tour of community based participatory research: an annotated bibliography. Ann Fam Med. 2007 Mar-Apr;5(2):185-6.
  42. Macaulay AC, Nutting PA. Moving the Frontiers Forward: Incorporating Community-Based Participatory Research Into Practice-Based Research Networks. Ann. Fam. Med, Jan 2006; 4: 4 - 7.
  43. Pace WD, Staton EW, Holcomb S. Practice-Based Research Network Studies in the Age of HIPAA. Ann. Fam. Med, May 2005; 3: S38 - S45.
  44. Nagykaldi Z, Mold JW, Robinson A, Niebauer L, Ford A. Practice facilitators and practice-based research networks. J Am Board Fam Med. 2006 Sep-Oct;19(5):506-10. Review.
  45. Nagykaldi Z, Mold JW, Aspy CB. Practice facilitators: a review of the literature. Fam Med. 2005 Sep;37(8):581-8. Review.
  46. Mold JW, Peterson KA. Primary care practice-based research networks: working at the interface between research and quality improvement. Ann Fam Med. 2005 May-Jun;3 Suppl 1:S12-20. Review.
  47. Westfall JM, Mold J, Fagnan L. Practice-based research--"Blue Highways" on the NIH roadmap. JAMA. 2007 Jan 24;297(4):403-6.