Genomes and Genes
Summary: Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.
Publications229 found, 100 shown here
- Evaluating the public health impact of health promotion interventions: the RE-AIM frameworkR E Glasgow
AMC Cancer Research Center, Denver, CO 80214, USA
Am J Public Health 89:1322-7. 1999..The authors summarize strengths and limitations of the RE-AIM model and recommend areas for future research and application...
- An assessment of interactions between global health initiatives and country health systemsBadara Samb
World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
Lancet 373:2137-69. 2009..If adjustments to the interactions between GHIs and country health systems will improve efficiency, equity, value for money, and outcomes in global public health, then these opportunities should not be missed...
- Effectiveness of interventions to promote physical activity in children and adolescents: systematic review of controlled trialsEsther M F van Sluijs
Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Sciences, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge CB2 0QQ
BMJ 335:703. 2007..To review the published literature on the effectiveness of interventions to promote physical activity in children and adolescents...
- Rapid scale-up of antiretroviral therapy at primary care sites in Zambia: feasibility and early outcomesJeffrey S A Stringer
Schools of Medicine and Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, USA
JAMA 296:782-93. 2006..The Zambian Ministry of Health has scaled-up human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) care and treatment services at primary care clinics in Lusaka, using predominately nonphysician clinicians...
- Preventing heavy alcohol use in adolescents (PAS): cluster randomized trial of a parent and student intervention offered separately and simultaneouslyIna M Koning
Trimbos Institute, Netherlands Institute of Mental Health and Addiction, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Addiction 104:1669-78. 2009..To evaluate the effectiveness of two preventive interventions to reduce heavy drinking in first- and second-year high school students. Design and..
- Temporal changes in programme outcomes among adult patients initiating antiretroviral therapy across South Africa, 2002-2007Morna Cornell
Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research, University of Cape Town, South Africa
AIDS 24:2263-70. 2010..We describe patient outcomes [mortality, loss-to-follow-up (LTFU) and retention] over time in a network of South African ART cohorts...
- Prevention of adolescent problem behavior: longitudinal impact of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong KongDaniel T L Shek
Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, P R C
ScientificWorldJournal 11:546-67. 2011..The present findings suggest that the Project P.A.T.H.S. is effective in preventing adolescent problem behavior in the junior secondary school years...
- Effectiveness of the Tier 1 Program of Project P.A.T.H.S.: findings based on three years of program implementationDaniel T L Shek
Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, P R C
ScientificWorldJournal 10:1509-19. 2010..Similarly, differences between experimental participants who perceived the program to be beneficial and control participants were found...
- Systematic review: an evaluation of major commercial weight loss programs in the United StatesAdam Gilden Tsai
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
Ann Intern Med 142:56-66. 2005..Controlled trials are needed to assess the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of these interventions...
- Quantitative evaluation of the training program of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong KongDaniel T L Shek
Dept of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hunghom, Hong Kong, PRC
Int J Adolesc Med Health 22:425-35. 2010....
- Randomised controlled trial of integrated care to reduce disability from chronic low back pain in working and private lifeLudeke C Lambeek
Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
BMJ 340:c1035. 2010..To evaluate the effectiveness of an integrated care programme, combining a patient directed and a workplace directed intervention, for patients with chronic low back pain...
- Assessment of insecticide-treated bednet use among children and pregnant women across 15 countries using standardized national surveysThomas P Eisele
Department of International Health and Development, Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:209-14. 2009..The gaps in ITN use and possession will likely persist in the absence of achieving a ratio of no more than two people per ITN...
- Efficacy of a single computer-tailored e-mail for smoking cessation: results after 6 monthsFam te Poel
Care School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Health Educ Res 24:930-40. 2009....
- Designing and evaluating complex interventions to improve health careNeil C Campbell
Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen AB25 2AY
BMJ 334:455-9. 2007
- Evaluating the impact of health promotion programs: using the RE-AIM framework to form summary measures for decision making involving complex issuesRussell E Glasgow
Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Clinical Research Unit, 335 Road Runner Lane Penrose, Denver, CO 81240, USA
Health Educ Res 21:688-94. 2006..Such approaches offer potential to help identify interventions most likely to meaningfully impact population health...
- Sampling-based approaches to improve estimation of mortality among patient dropouts: experience from a large PEPFAR-funded program in Western KenyaConstantin T Yiannoutsos
Indiana University Division of Biostatistics, Indianapolis, IN, USA
PLoS ONE 3:e3843. 2008..Sampling-based approaches and statistical adjustment are the only scaleable methods permitting accurate estimation of M&E indices...
- Electronic medical record systems, data quality and loss to follow-up: survey of antiretroviral therapy programmes in resource-limited settingsMathieu Forster
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland
Bull World Health Organ 86:939-47. 2008....
- Healthy hearts--and the universal benefits of being physically active: physical activity and healthSteven N Blair
Department of Exercise Science and Epidemiology Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 921 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
Ann Epidemiol 19:253-6. 2009..The current challenge is to develop programs and interventions to promote physical activity for all in our increasingly sedentary societies...
- Reconsidering community-based health promotion: promise, performance, and potentialCheryl Merzel
Center for Applied Public Health, Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
Am J Public Health 93:557-74. 2003..The effectiveness of HIV programs appears to be related in part to extensive formative research and an emphasis on changing social norms...
- Public-sector ART in the Free State Province, South Africa: community support as an important determinant of outcomeEdwin Wouters
University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
Soc Sci Med 69:1177-85. 2009..These results provide evidence from the field that communities can be mobilized to sustain these favorable outcomes under conditions of limited human resources for healthcare...
- Effectiveness of exercise-referral schemes to promote physical activity in adults: systematic reviewNefyn H Williams
Department of Primary Care and Public Health School of Medicine, Cardiff University, North Wales Clinical School, Wrecsam
Br J Gen Pract 57:979-86. 2007..Despite the health benefits of physical activity, most adults do not take the recommended amount of exercise...
- eHealth evaluation and dissemination researchRussell E Glasgow
Clinical Research Unit, Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Denver, Colorado, USA
Am J Prev Med 32:S119-26. 2007..These evaluations should address key dissemination issues, such as appeal, use, and robustness of eHealth programs across different subgroups, settings, conditions, outcomes, and time...
- A meta-analytic review of obesity prevention programs for children and adolescents: the skinny on interventions that workEric Stice
Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA
Psychol Bull 132:667-91. 2006..Other factors, including mandated improvements in diet and exercise, sedentary behavior reduction, delivery by trained interventionists, and parental involvement, were not associated with significantly larger effects...
- Intervention mapping for development of a participatory return-to-work intervention for temporary agency workers and unemployed workers sick-listed due to musculoskeletal disordersSylvia J Vermeulen
Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
BMC Public Health 9:216. 2009..This program is based on the already developed and cost-effective RTW program for employees, sick-listed due to low back pain...
- National type 2 diabetes prevention programme in Finland: FIN-D2DTimo Saaristo
Finnish Diabetes Association, Tampere, Finland
Int J Circumpolar Health 66:101-12. 2007..The article describes the implementation strategy for the prevention programme for T2D...
- Determinants of mortality and nondeath losses from an antiretroviral treatment service in South Africa: implications for program evaluationStephen D Lawn
The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute for Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Clin Infect Dis 43:770-6. 2006..Understanding the determinants of key outcome measures--including death and nondeath losses--would assist in program evaluation and development.
- School-based HIV prevention programmes for African youthMelanie Gallant
Department of Psychology, University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Ave Windsor, Ont, Canada N9B 3P4
Soc Sci Med 58:1337-51. 2004..Clearly, however, more research is needed to identify, with certainty, the factors that drive successful school-based HIV/AIDS risk reduction programmes in Africa...
- Operational effectiveness and 36 week HIV-free survival in the South African programme to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1Debra J Jackson
School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa
AIDS 21:509-16. 2007..Previous studies on the operational effectiveness of programmes to reduce transmission of HIV from mother-to-child (PMTCT) in Africa have generally been hospital-based pilot studies with short follow-up periods...
- The Accelerated Child Survival and Development programme in west Africa: a retrospective evaluationJennifer Bryce
Institute for International Programs, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Lancet 375:572-82. 2010..We undertook a retrospective evaluation of the programme in Benin, Ghana, and Mali...
- Subjective outcome evaluation based on secondary data analyses: the project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong KongDaniel T L Shek
Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
ScientificWorldJournal 10:224-37. 2010..11%) were also reported. The present study replicated the findings reported in previous studies and suggests that the Tier 1 Program of the Project P.A.T.H.S. is beneficial to the development of the program participants...
- Cost-effectiveness of a workplace intervention for sick-listed employees with common mental disorders: design of a randomized controlled trialSandra H van Oostrom
Department of Public and Occupational Health, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
BMC Public Health 8:12. 2008..The objective of this paper is to present the design of a randomized controlled trial evaluating the cost-effectiveness of the workplace intervention compared with usual care for sick-listed employees with common mental disorders...
- Dutch obesity intervention in teenagers: effectiveness of a school-based program on body composition and behaviorAmika S Singh
Department of Public Health, VU University Medical Center, EMGO Institute, Van der Boechorststraat 7, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:309-17. 2009....
- Improving mothers' access to PMTCT programs in West Africa: a public health perspectivePhilippe Msellati
IRD, UMR 145, IRD Université de Montpellier CreCSS, MMSH, 5 Rue du Chateau de l Horloge, 13094 Aix en Provence cedex 2, France
Soc Sci Med 69:807-12. 2009..Because HIV-infected pregnant women are experiencing great psychological distress, healthcare providers must use an approach that is as friendly as possible...
- Applying clinical epidemiological methods to health equity: the equity effectiveness loopPeter Tugwell
Ottawa Health Research Institute, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, 1 Stewart Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1N 6N5
BMJ 332:358-61. 2006
- Qualitative evaluation of the Project P.A.T.H.S.: findings based on focus groups with student participantsDaniel T L Shek
Centre for Quality of Life, Hong Kong Institute of Asia Pacific Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong, PRC
Int J Adolesc Med Health 20:449-62. 2008..In conjunction with the previous research findings, the present study provides further support for the effectiveness of the Tier 1 Program of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in promoting holistic development in Chinese adolescents in Hong Kong...
- Conservative treatment of obesity in an academic obesity unit. Long-term outcome and drop-outI Melin
Department of Medicine Obesity Unit, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Karolinska Institutet, 141 86 Stockholm, Sweden
Eat Weight Disord 11:22-30. 2006..The aim of this study was to explore the outcome and the problems of drop-out in the treatment of obese outpatients at an academic obesity unit...
- Research designs for studies evaluating the effectiveness of change and improvement strategiesM Eccles
Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Qual Saf Health Care 12:47-52. 2003..The general principle underlying the choice of evaluative design is, however, simple-those conducting such evaluations should use the most robust design possible to minimise bias and maximise generalisability...
- Effectiveness of psychoeducational intervention for rural Chinese families experiencing schizophrenia--a randomised controlled trialMao Sheng Ran
Institute of Mental Health, West China Hospital, West China University of Medical Sciences, Chengdu, China
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 38:69-75. 2003..The aim of this study was to explore the characteristics and efficacy of psychoeducational family intervention for persons with schizophrenia in rural China...
- A framework to evaluate research capacity building in health careJo Cooke
Primary Care and Social Care Lead, Trent Research and Development Unit, The University of Sheffield, 219 Portobello, Sheffield S1 4DP, UK
BMC Fam Pract 6:44. 2005..It is suggested that each principle operates at individual, team, organisation and supra-organisational levels. Some criteria for measuring progress are also given...
- Reframing the dissemination challenge: a marketing and distribution perspectiveMatthew W Kreuter
Health Communication Research Laboratory, Institute for Public Health, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, 700 Rosedale Ave, Campus Box 1009, St Louis, MO 63112 1408, USA
Am J Public Health 99:2123-7. 2009..Without serious investment in such infrastructure, application of proven solutions in public health practice will continue to occur slowly and rarely...
- Community HIV testing for men who have sex with men: results of a pilot project and comparison of service users with those testing in genitourinary medicine clinicsA C Bailey
Department of Sexual Health and HIV, BSUH NHS Trust, Royal Sussex County Hospital, UK
Sex Transm Infect 85:145-7. 2009..This difference was independent of age and HIV testing history. There was no difference in rates of recent infection between the two. We conclude that community HIV testing is feasible and reaches the target group of high risk MSM...
- A framework for evaluating community-based physical activity promotion programmes in Latin AmericaThomas L Schmid
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Physical Activity and Health Branch, 4770 Buford Highway, Mail Stop K 46, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
Promot Educ 13:112-8. 2006..Spanish and Portuguese language editions of the Evaluation Handbook are available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Physical Activity and Health Branch...
- Implementing community-based perinatal care: results from a pilot study in rural PakistanZulfiqar A Bhutta
Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
Bull World Health Organ 86:452-9. 2008..This pilot study investigated the feasibility of delivering a package of community-based interventions for improving perinatal care using lady health workers (LHWs) and traditional birth attendants (Dais) in rural Pakistan...
- Housing First, consumer choice, and harm reduction for homeless individuals with a dual diagnosisSam Tsemberis
Pathways to Housing, Inc, New York, NY 10027, USA
Am J Public Health 94:651-6. 2004..We examined the longitudinal effects of a Housing First program for homeless, mentally ill individuals' on those individuals' consumer choice, housing stability, substance use, treatment utilization, and psychiatric symptoms...
- Emergent themes in the sustainability of primary health care innovationBeverly M Sibthorpe
Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
Med J Aust 183:S77-80. 2005..Given the dearth of literature on the sustainability of primary health care innovation, there is potential to develop a program of research directed towards a future synthesis of evidence...
- A randomized community intervention to improve hypertension control among Mexican Americans: using the promotoras de salud community outreach modelHECTOR G BALCAZAR
University of Texas, Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, El Paso Regional Campus, El Paso, TX 79902, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 20:1079-94. 2009..Perceived benefits, and two heart-healthy behaviors (salt and sodium, and cholesterol and fat) were shown to be statistically significantly different between the intervention and control groups...
- Assessing the cost and willingness to pay for voluntary HIV counselling and testing in KenyaSteven Forsythe
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
Health Policy Plan 17:187-95. 2002..However, the high cost of VCT raises concerns about the affordability of VCT in low-income countries. This study was designed to assess the costs of VCT and to identify potential ways of introducing VCT more affordably...
- Effects of hatha yoga on well-being in healthy adults in Shiraz, Islamic Republic of IranNe Hadi
Department of Community Medicine, Shiraz Medical School, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Islamic Republic of Iran
East Mediterr Health J 13:829-37. 2007..There was significant improvement in scores for all health items. The differences according to age, sex and education level were not significant. It is concluded that yoga can improve physical and mental health, and promotes well-being...
- A randomised controlled trial on the effectiveness of a primary health care based counselling intervention on physical activity, diet and CHD risk factorsSarah Hardcastle
University of Brighton, Eastbourne, UK
Patient Educ Couns 70:31-9. 2008..A randomised trial was conducted to compare the counselling intervention with usual care (health promotion leaflet), among 334 mostly obese patients...
- A policy-based school intervention to prevent overweight and obesityGary D Foster
Center for Obesity Research and Education, Temple University, 3223 N Broad St, Suite 175, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
Pediatrics 121:e794-802. 2008..The prevalence and seriousness of childhood obesity has prompted calls for broad public health solutions that reach beyond clinic settings. Schools are ideal settings for population-based interventions to address obesity...
- Cost-effectiveness of a primary care treatment program for depression in low-income women in Santiago, ChileRicardo Araya
Division of Psychiatry, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6UJ
Am J Psychiatry 163:1379-87. 2006..The authors compared the incremental cost-effectiveness of a stepped-care, multicomponent program with usual care for the treatment of depressed women in primary care in Santiago, Chile...
- Using RE-AIM metrics to evaluate diabetes self-management support interventionsRussell E Glasgow
Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Clinical Research Unit, Denver, Colorado, USA
Am J Prev Med 30:67-73. 2006....
- Effect of community-based behaviour change management on neonatal mortality in Shivgarh, Uttar Pradesh, India: a cluster-randomised controlled trialVishwajeet Kumar
International Center for Advancing Neonatal Health, Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Lancet 372:1151-62. 2008..We developed an intervention of behaviour change management, with a focus on prevention of hypothermia, aimed at modifying practices and reducing neonatal mortality...
- Effectiveness of seven-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine against invasive pneumococcal disease: a matched case-control studyCynthia G Whitney
Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
Lancet 368:1495-502. 2006..Our aim was to assess the effectiveness of the vaccine against various pneumococcal serotypes, and to measure the effectiveness of the recommended dose schedule and of catch-up and incomplete schedules...
- Acceptability and feasibility of a computer-tailored physical activity intervention using stages of change: project FAITHCorneel Vandelanotte
Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
Health Educ Res 18:304-17. 2003..These results suggest that this computer-tailored intervention is an acceptable and feasible tool for promoting physical activity for respondents having different stages of change, ages, gender, education levels and computer use...
- School-based health education programs can be maintained over time: results from the CATCH Institutionalization studyDeanna M Hoelscher
Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, The University of Texas Houston School of Public Health, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Prev Med 38:594-606. 2004....
- Translating the Diabetes Prevention Program: a comprehensive model for prevention training and program deliveryM Kaye Kramer
Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
Am J Prev Med 37:505-11. 2009..A universal framework for translation of multiple aspects of the DPP intervention, including training, support, and evaluation is needed to enhance treatment fidelity in a variety of settings...
- ChewFree.com: evaluation of a Web-based cessation program for smokeless tobacco usersHerbert H Severson
Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, Oregon 97405, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 10:381-91. 2008..We conclude that a tailored, interactive Web-assisted cessation program can be an efficacious method for assisting adult ST users to quit...
- Testing anonymous link procedures for follow-up of adolescents in a school-based trial: the EU-DAP pilot studyM Rosaria Galanti
Stockholm Center for Public Health Tobacco Prevention, Box 17533 118 91 Stockholm, Sweden
Prev Med 44:174-7. 2007..To study the feasibility of an anonymous coding procedure linking longitudinal information in a multi-center trial of substance abuse prevention among adolescents...
- Monitoring effectiveness of programmes to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission in lower-income countriesElizabeth M Stringer
Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
Bull World Health Organ 86:57-62. 2008..Finally, we propose a novel community survey-based approach that could be implemented widely throughout the developing world with minor modifications to ongoing Demographic and Health Surveys...
- Evaluation of a community-based rehabilitation model for chronic schizophrenia in rural IndiaSudipto Chatterjee
Latrobe Regional Hospital, Traralgon Victoria, Australia
Br J Psychiatry 182:57-62. 2003..Although the subjects in the CBR group were more socially disadvantaged, they had significantly better retention in treatment. CONCLUSIONS: The CBR model is a feasible model of care for chronic schizophrenia in resource-poor settings...
- Transformational change in health care systems: an organizational modelCarol VanDeusen Lukas
Center for Organization, Leadership and Management Research, Department of Veterans Affairs, and Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
Health Care Manage Rev 32:309-20. 2007..S. health care system. Six years later, many health care organizations have embraced the report's goals, but few have succeeded in making the substantial transformations needed to achieve those aims...
- Longer-term primary prevention for alcohol misuse in young people: a systematic reviewD R Foxcroft
School of Health Care, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK
Addiction 98:397-411. 2003..To identify and summarize rigorous evaluations of psychosocial and educational interventions aimed at the primary prevention of alcohol misuse by young people aged up to 25 years, especially over the longer term (>3 years)...
- Promoting physical activity in middle school girls: Trial of Activity for Adolescent GirlsLarry S Webber
Department of Biostatistics, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
Am J Prev Med 34:173-84. 2008..Physical activity is important for weight control and good health; however, activity levels decline in the adolescent years, particularly in girls...
- Sustainable practice change: professionals' experiences with a multisectoral child health promotion programme in SwedenKristina Edvardsson
Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Epidemiology and Global Health, Umea University, SE 90187 Umea, Sweden
BMC Health Serv Res 11:61. 2011..Initiated in 2005, the programme uses a 'Salutogenesis' approach to support health-promoting activities in health care, social services, and schools...
- Cost-effectiveness of a participatory return-to-work intervention for temporary agency workers and unemployed workers sick-listed due to musculoskeletal disorders: design of a randomised controlled trialSylvia J Vermeulen
Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:60. 2010....
- Adoption and non-adoption of a shared electronic summary record in England: a mixed-method case studyTrisha Greenhalgh
Healthcare Innovation and Policy Unit, Centre for Health Sciences, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London E1 2AD
BMJ 340:c3111. 2010..To evaluate a national programme to develop and implement centrally stored electronic summaries of patients' medical records...
- Qualitative evaluation of the project P.A.T.H.S. based on junior secondary school students in Hong KongDaniel T L Shek
Department of Applied Social Sciences, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PRC
Int J Adolesc Med Health 22:511-25. 2010..In conjunction with the previous research findings, the present study provides further support for the effectiveness of the Tier 1 Program of Project P.A.T.H.S. in promoting holistic development in Chinese adolescents in Hong Kong...
- Methodological and conceptual issues confronting a cross-country Delphi study of educational program evaluationHsin Ling Hung
Evaluation Services Center, University of Cincinnati, PO Box 21015, One Edwards Center, Cincinnati, OH 45221 0105, USA
Eval Program Plann 31:191-8. 2008..we share our experiences (as well as problems encountered) with an electronic Delphi of educational program evaluation (EPE) in the Asia-Pacific region...
- Improving the reporting quality of nonrandomized evaluations of behavioral and public health interventions: the TREND statementDon C Des Jarlais
Baron Edmond de Rothschild Chemical Dependency Institute, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York City, USA
Am J Public Health 94:361-6. 2004..These guidelines emphasize the reporting of theories used and descriptions of intervention and comparison conditions, research design, and methods of adjusting for possible biases in evaluation studies that use nonrandomized designs...
- A randomised clinical trial on a comprehensive geriatric assessment and intensive home follow-up after hospital discharge: the Transitional Care BridgeBianca M Buurman
Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Academic Medical Center, Room F4 108, PO, Box 22660, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
BMC Health Serv Res 10:296. 2010..This paper presents the design of a randomised controlled clinical trial concerning the effect of a pro-active, multi-component, nurse-led transitional care program following patients for six months after hospital admission...
- Taiji for individuals with Parkinson disease and their support partners: a program evaluationPenelope J Klein
D Youville College, USA
J Neurol Phys Ther 30:22-7. 2006..The purpose of this pilot program evaluation was to gain insight into participant and instructor perceptions of the perceived benefits and potential ..
- Utilization patterns and user characteristics of an ad libitum Internet weight loss programMartin Binks
Binks Behavioral Health PLLC, 2801 Canter Drive, Hillsborough, NC 27278, USA
J Med Internet Res 12:e9. 2010..There is a paucity of research examining utilization patterns of online weight loss programs, particularly in the rapidly expanding direct-to-consumer arena...
- Near-peer teaching in anatomy: an approach for deeper learningDarrell J R Evans
Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Sussex University, Brighton BN1 9PX, United Kingdom
Anat Sci Educ 2:227-33. 2009....
- Does the number of free nicotine patches given to smokers calling a quitline influence quit rates: results from a quasi-experimental studyK Michael Cummings
Department of Health Behavior, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY, USA
BMC Public Health 10:181. 2010..This study tests the hypothesis that smokers who call a telephone quitline and are given more free nicotine patches would report higher quit rates upon follow-up 12 months later...
- Communication for polio eradication: improving the quality of communication programming through real-time monitoring and evaluationSilvio Waisbord
School of Media and Public Affairs, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
J Health Commun 15:9-24. 2010....
- Formative research to develop the IDEFICS physical activity intervention component: findings from focus groups with children and parentsLeen Haerens
Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Research Foundation Flanders, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
J Phys Act Health 7:246-56. 2010..The current study aimed at describing influencing factors for physical activity among young children to determine the best approaches for developing the IDEFICS community based intervention...
- Retention of HIV-infected and HIV-exposed children in a comprehensive HIV clinical care programme in Western KenyaPaula Braitstein
Moi University School of Medicine, Eldoret, Kenya
Trop Med Int Health 15:833-41. 2010..To describe incidence rates (IR) and risk factors for loss-to-follow-up (LTFU) among HIV-infected and HIV-exposed children in a large HIV treatment programme in Western Kenya...
- The RE-AIM framework for evaluating interventions: what can it tell us about approaches to chronic illness management?R E Glasgow
AMC Cancer Research Center, Center for Behavioral and Community Studies, 1600 Pierce Street, Denver, CO 80214, USA
Patient Educ Couns 44:119-27. 2001..The RE-AIM framework is used as a method of systematically considering the strengths and weaknesses of chronic illness management interventions in order to guide program planning...
- The impact of podcasting on the learning and satisfaction of undergraduate nursing studentsMarjorie Vogt
Nursing, Otterbein College, One Otterbein College, Westerville, OH 43081, USA
Nurse Educ Pract 10:38-42. 2010..Must an increase in learning occur for new methods to be considered effective, or is positive student satisfaction adequate to encourage the adoption of new technology methods?..
- 'Football for Health'--a football-based health-promotion programme for children in South Africa: a parallel cohort studyColin W Fuller
Centre for Sports Medicine, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2UH, UK
Br J Sports Med 44:546-54. 2010..To develop, implement and assess an interactive, football-based health education programme for children in South Africa...
- A review and analysis of the clinical and cost-effectiveness studies of comprehensive health promotion and disease management programs at the worksite: update VII 2004-2008Kenneth R Pelletier
From the Department of Medicine, University of Arizona School of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona, USA
J Occup Environ Med 51:822-37. 2009..To conduct the seventh periodic review and analysis of the clinical and cost-effectiveness research conducted in worksite/corporate environments between 2004 and 2008...
- Critical appraisal skills training for health care professionals: a randomized controlled trial [ISRCTN46272378]Rod S Taylor
Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham Birmingham, UK
BMC Med Educ 4:30. 2004..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness and costs of a critical appraisal skills educational intervention aimed at health care professionals...
- Effectiveness of peer education interventions for HIV prevention in developing countries: a systematic review and meta-analysisAmy Medley
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 1996, USA
AIDS Educ Prev 21:181-206. 2009..Further research is needed to determine factors that maximize the likelihood of program success...
- Breast cancer screening programmes: the development of a monitoring and evaluation systemN E Day
MRC Biostatistics, Cambridge, UK
Br J Cancer 59:954-8. 1989..For evaluation purposes, historical data on stage at diagnosis is desirable; it is suggested that tumour size is probably the most relevant variable available in most cases...
- A cluster randomized controlled trial of school-based prevention of tobacco, alcohol and drug use: the EU-Dap design and study populationFabrizio Faggiano
Piemonte Monitoring Centre for Drug Abuse, Torino, Italy
Prev Med 44:170-3. 2007..The EU-Dap study is a multicenter cluster randomized community trial (CRCT) designed to evaluate such a program. This paper presents study design and baseline characteristics of the study population...
- New doctors' perceptions of their educational development during their first year of postgraduate trainingE A Hesketh
Education Development Unit, Tay Park House, Dundee, Scotland, UK
Med Teach 25:67-76. 2003..This study helps to define the benefits and opportunities of the PRHO year, as currently perceived by the trainees, and should be of interest to those involved in the planning and delivery of postgraduate training...
- Using the internet to assess and teach medical students in dermatologyChih-Ho Hong
Division of Dermatology, Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
J Cutan Med Surg 6:315-9. 2002..Senior medical students are not only accepting of this new technology but also prefer it to more traditional formats and indicate enthusiasm for the development of further online teaching resources in dermatology...
- Cohort Profile: Caribbean, Central and South America Network for HIV research (CCASAnet) collaboration within the International Epidemiologic Databases to Evaluate AIDS (IeDEA) programmeCatherine C McGowan
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
Int J Epidemiol 36:969-76. 2007
- Outcomes of border health Spanish/English chronic disease self-management programsKate R Lorig
Patient Education Research Center, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
Diabetes Educ 31:401-9. 2005..The programs had proven effective in randomized trials, and the authors wished to determine if they would be as effective when administered by others to different populations...
- Rapid assessment of infant feeding support to HIV-positive women accessing prevention of mother-to-child transmission services in Kenya, Malawi and ZambiaMickey Chopra
Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Francie van Zyl Drive, Parow, Western Cape 7535, South Africa
Public Health Nutr 12:2323-8. 2009....
- 'People pull the rug from under your feet': barriers to successful public health programmesDeborah Ritchie
Nursing Studies, School of Health in Social Science, University of Edinburgh, UK
BMC Public Health 8:173. 2008....
- A program for treating olanzapine-related weight gainM P Ball
Maryland Psychiatric Research Center at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore 21228, USA
Psychiatr Serv 52:967-9. 2001..Only the men experienced significant weight loss. No correlation was found between weight loss and exercise or change in psychiatric symptoms...
- Effectiveness of a training program for carers to recognize depression among older peopleMarita P McCabe
School of Psychology, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:1290-6. 2008..The current study was designed to evaluate the effectiveness of a training program to assist carers to better recognize depression among older people in both community and residential care settings...
- Reach, efficacy, and cost-effectiveness of free nicotine medication giveaway programsK Michael Cummings
Department of Health Behavior, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York 14263, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 12:37-43. 2006..The offer of free NRT appears to be a cost-effective method to induce large numbers of smokers to make a quit attempt...
- The effects of a family fitness program on the physical activity and nutrition behaviors of third-grade childrenChris A Hopper
Department of Health and Physical Education, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
Res Q Exerc Sport 76:130-9. 2005..The family component of the program provided a practical approach to improving physical activity and nutrition behaviors for elementary school teachers who teach many participants in a crowded curriculum...
- Prevention of influenza: recommendations for influenza immunization of children, 2007-2008Joseph A Bocchini
Pediatrics 121:e1016-31. 2008..However, oseltamivir and zanamivir can be prescribed for treatment or chemoprophylaxis, because influenza A and B strains remain susceptible...
- The effect of the Liverpool Care Pathway for the dying: a multi-centre studyLaetitia Veerbeek
Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Palliat Med 22:145-51. 2008..LCP use contributes to the quality of documentation and symptom control...
- Health care and public service use and costs before and after provision of housing for chronically homeless persons with severe alcohol problemsMary E Larimer
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
JAMA 301:1349-57. 2009..Chronically homeless individuals with severe alcohol problems often have multiple medical and psychiatric problems and use costly health and criminal justice services at high rates...
- Computer-delivered interventions to reduce college student drinking: a meta-analysisKate B Carey
Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, NY 13244 2340, USA
Addiction 104:1807-19. 2009..This meta-analysis evaluates the efficacy of computer-delivered interventions (CDIs) to reduce alcohol use among college students...
- A quasi-experimental evaluation of a breastfeeding support program for low income women in MichiganBeth H Olson
Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
Matern Child Health J 14:86-93. 2010..Given the substantial evidence that breastfeeding is beneficial for both the child and mother, the peer counseling breastfeeding support program should be subjected to a cost/benefit analysis and evaluated at other locales...
- A Randomized Efficacy Trial of Moms and Teens for Safe DatesVangie A Foshee; Fiscal Year: 2010..for Safe Dates in the proposed randomized trial with the ability to devote all of the funding support to program evaluation rather than to both program development and evaluation...
- HOSPICE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM FOR THE SCHOOL OF MEDICINEDouglas Ross; Fiscal Year: 2007..b>Program evaluation revealed that the Web-based palliative care training is feasible, and the residents found it to be of value ..
- EFFECTIVENESS OF COMMUNITY SERVICES FOR CONDUCT PROBLEMSDavid Kolko; Fiscal Year: 2002..Such research is especially timely given the controversy surrounding the willingness of third-party payers to cover these services. ..
- Hearing Loss and Quality of Life of Children and YouthDonald Patrick; Fiscal Year: 2009..that reflect this fundamental construct are needed for use in needs assessment, research, program design and program evaluation. Innovation: We intend to build a theoretically-driven QoL measure using a needs-based approach that ..
- Hearing Loss and Quality of Life of Children and YouthDonald Patrick; Fiscal Year: 2007..that reflect this fundamental construct are needed for use in needs assessment, research, program design and program evaluation. Innovation: We intend to build a theoretically-driven QoL measure using a needs-based approach that ..
- UCSF-GIVI CENTER FOR AIDS RESEARCHPaul Volberding; Fiscal Year: 2007..Conduct regular, ongoing strategic planning and program evaluation; and solicit internal and external advice on Center operations...
- Feasibility of a Home-based Self-Management Program for Chronic FatigueFred Friedberg; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- BALTIMORE NEEDLE EXCHANGE PROGRAM EVALUATIONSteffanie Strathdee; Fiscal Year: 2004..In meeting the above specific aims, the proposed study will have an important impact on policies surrounding NEP in the United States and elsewhere. ..
- Understanding and Implementing End of Life PreferencesELIZABETH VIG; Fiscal Year: 2006..and qualitative methodologies, 2) experience in evaluation of research proposals, and 3) experience in program evaluation. The proposed research aims to promote quality of life at the end of life by investigating the patient and ..
- The Business Case for Disability Care CoordinationSusan Palsbo; Fiscal Year: 2006..This study extends existing work and capitalizes upon a prospectively-designed program evaluation to deliver important answers about providing care to one of our country's most vulnerable and costly ..
- Multimedia Support for Caregivers of the Seriously IllA Irvine; Fiscal Year: 2007..During the randomized program evaluation, users showed significant improvement in: a) self-efficacy to positively influence appraisals of stress and ..
- Enhancing physical activity after breast cancer diagnosis: randomized trialLaura Q Rogers; Fiscal Year: 2010..Such information is expected to improve the health and quality of life while possibly reducing fatigue and risk of cancer recurrence in breast cancer survivors. ..
- Enhancing physical activity after breast cancer diagnosis: randomized trialLaura Q Rogers; Fiscal Year: 2010..Such information is expected to improve the health and quality of life while possibly reducing fatigue and risk of cancer recurrence in breast cancer survivors. ..
- Therapeutic communication during nursing home careLENE LEVY STORMS; Fiscal Year: 2007..e., nursing homes), which will complement my experience with program evaluation in community settings; and 3) quality assessment in long-tern care...
- Promoting Use of Effective Early Intervention ProgramsJan Wallander; Fiscal Year: 2005..that will offer both generalized and program tailored implementation training; and the Early Intervention Program Evaluation Toolkit, a CD-ROM-based toolkit that will guide El program leaders in assessing evaluation readiness of ..