Genomes and Genes
ambulatory care facilities
Summary: Those facilities which administer health services to individuals who do not require hospitalization or institutionalization.
Publications224 found, 100 shown here
- Implementation of free cotrimoxazole prophylaxis improves clinic retention among antiretroviral therapy-ineligible clients in KenyaPamela K Kohler
Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, 98104, USA
AIDS 25:1657-61. 2011..To determine whether implementation of free cotrimoxazole (CTX) provision was associated with improved retention among clients ineligible for antiretroviral therapy (ART) enrolled in an HIV treatment program in Kenya...
- Integration of HIV and TB services results in improved TB treatment outcomes and earlier prioritized ART initiation in a large urban HIV clinic in UgandaSabine M Hermans
Infectious Diseases Institute, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 60:e29-35. 2012..In December 2008, a separate outdoor-integrated TB/HIV clinic was instituted for attendees of a large urban HIV clinic in Uganda. We sought to evaluate associated TB and HIV treatment outcomes...
- Offering integrated care for HIV/AIDS, diabetes and hypertension within chronic disease clinics in CambodiaB Janssens
Medecins Sans Frontieres, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Bull World Health Organ 85:880-5. 2007..In Cambodia, care for people with HIV/AIDS (prevalence 1.9%) is expanding, but care for people with type II diabetes (prevalence 5-10%), arterial hypertension and other treatable chronic diseases remains very limited...
- Alcohol consumption, drug use, and condom use among STD clinic patientsLori A J Scott-Sheldon
Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, New York 13244 2340, USA
J Stud Alcohol Drugs 70:762-70. 2009..The purpose of this study was to investigate the association between substance use and unprotected sex independently for alcohol, drugs, or combined substance use and to examine partner characteristics as a moderator of this association...
- Classification and clinical features of headache patients: an outpatient clinic study from ChinaYunfeng Wang
Department of Neurology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing, China
J Headache Pain 12:561-7. 2011..In outpatient headaches, more attention should be given to headache intensity and duration of headache history for migraine patients, while more attention to headache frequency should be given for the TTH ones...
- Effect of the ownership of dialysis facilities on patients' survival and referral for transplantationP P Garg
Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
N Engl J Med 341:1653-60. 1999..Therefore, we examined the effect of for-profit ownership of dialysis facilities on patients' survival and referral for possible transplantation...
- Increasing awareness of danger signs in pregnancy through community- and clinic-based education in GuatemalaKrista M Perreira
Department of Public Policy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
Matern Child Health J 6:19-28. 2002....
- Earlier HIV diagnosis--are mobile services the answer?N van Schaik
The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute for Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town
S Afr Med J 100:671-4. 2010..To assess the age and gender differences of clients accessing mobile HIV counselling and testing (HCT) compared with clients accessing facility-based testing, and to determine the difference in HIV prevalence and baseline CD4 counts...
- Testing rates for sexually transmitted infections among HIV-infected men who have sex with men attending two different HIV servicesRichard Teague
Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, 580 Swanston Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
Int J STD AIDS 19:200-2. 2008..6%, P < 0.01). Substantial differences in STI testing rates among HIV-positive MSM may exist between HIV clinical services depending on the measures in place that promote STI screening...
- Antiretroviral therapy and sexual behavior: a comparative study between antiretroviral- naive and -experienced patients at an urban HIV/AIDS care and research center in Kampala, UgandaMoses Bateganya
Makerere University Institute of Public Health Centers for Disease Control and Prevention IPHCDC HIV AIDS Fellowship Program, Kampala, Uganda
AIDS Patient Care STDS 19:760-8. 2005..Still, recall and social desirability biases remain important limitations in interpreting these conclusions...
- Associations between CMS's Clinical Performance Measures project benchmarks, profit structure, and mortality in dialysis unitsL A Szczech
Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
Kidney Int 69:2094-100. 2006..This suggests that in the contemporary era, interventions in for-profit dialysis units have not impaired their ability to deliver performance benchmarks and do not affect survival...
- Comparing care at walk-in centres and at accident and emergency departments: an exploration of patient choice, preference and satisfactionMelanie Chalder
Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, 25 Belgrave Road, Clifton, Bristol BS8 2AA, UK
Emerg Med J 24:260-4. 2007..To explore the impact of establishing walk-in centres alongside emergency departments on patient choice, preference and satisfaction...
- Implementation of a medication reconciliation process in an ambulatory internal medicine clinicClaudia L Nassaralla
The Division of Primary Care Internal Medicine, Medicine Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
Qual Saf Health Care 16:90-4. 2007..To evaluate the causes of medication list inaccuracy, implement intervention to enhance overall accuracy of medication lists and measure the sustainability of the intervention...
- Improving medication reconciliation in the outpatient settingPrathibha Varkey
Division of Preventive and Occupational Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:286-92. 2007....
- A multidisciplinary, learner-centered, student-run clinic for the homelessDana L Clark
Department of Family and Community Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77098 3915, USA
Fam Med 35:394-7. 2003..Houston Outreach Medicine Education and Social Services teaches students, in multidisciplinary teams, using the learner-centered model, to provide primary health care to the homeless...
- Loss to follow-up and mortality among pregnant women referred to a community clinic for antiretroviral treatmentRichard Kaplan
The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute for Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
AIDS 22:1679-81. 2008..This finding highlights the need for programmatic interventions to address retention in care for this patient population...
- Using technology to improve data capture and integration of patient-reported outcomes into clinical care: pilot results in a busy colorectal unitBrooke Gurland
Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Dis Colon Rectum 53:1168-75. 2010....
- Assessment and management of latent tuberculosis infection in a refugee population in the Northern TerritoryJames M Trauer
Centre for Disease Control, Darwin, NT james trauerATaustin org au
Med J Aust 194:579-82. 2011..To assess the prevalence of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) in recently arrived refugees in the Northern Territory and to obtain comprehensive data for rates of treatment acceptance and completion for this condition...
- User satisfaction with commuter walk-in centresJOANNE COSTER
Medical Care Research Unit, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield
Br J Gen Pract 59:e390-3. 2009..Centres demonstrated high levels of user satisfaction (69% 'very satisfied', 95% confidence interval = 58% to 79%) overall, but satisfaction was lower for some aspects of care such as waiting times...
- Stakeholder perceptions of a nurse led walk-in centreRhian M Parker
Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute, Australian National University, Level 1 Ian Potter House, Cnr Marcus Clarke and Gordon Sts, Acton, ACT, 0200, Australia
BMC Health Serv Res 12:382. 2012..This study aimed to ascertain the views of key stakeholders about the Walk-in Centre...
- Effects of competition among fertility centers on pregnancy and high-order multiple gestation ratesAnne Z Steiner
Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
Fertil Steril 83:1429-34. 2005..To measure the effect of competition among fertility centers on pregnancy and high-order multiple (HOM) gestation rates after IVF...
- The value of INnovative ICT guided disease management combined with Telemonitoring in OUtpatient clinics for Chronic Heart failure patients. Design and methodology of the IN TOUCH study: a multicenter randomised trialArjen E de Vries
Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, University Medical Centre Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
BMC Health Serv Res 11:167. 2011..The aim of this study is to investigate the value of telemonitoring added to ICT guided disease management (DM) on the quality and efficiency of care in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF) after a hospitalisation...
- Characteristics of abortion service providers in two northern Indian statesAndreea A Creanga
Population, Family and Reproductive Health Department, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 2179, USA
Contraception 78:500-6. 2008..Despite liberal laws, abortions are a major cause of maternal morbidity and mortality in India...
- Approaches to screening for intimate partner violence in health care settings: a randomized trialHarriet L MacMillan
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
JAMA 296:530-6. 2006....
- Health information exchange usage in emergency departments and clinics: the who, what, and whyKevin B Johnson
Department of Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 18:690-7. 2011..Understanding approaches taken by existing successful exchanges can help new exchange efforts determine goals and plan implementations. The goal of this study was to explore characteristics of use and users of a successful regional HIE...
- Knowledge, attitudes and practices on cervical cancer screening among the medical workers of Mulago Hospital, UgandaTwaha Mutyaba
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mulago Hospital, Makerere Medical School, P O Box 7051, Kampala, Uganda
BMC Med Educ 6:13. 2006..Objectives of this study were to describe knowledge on cervical cancer, attitudes and practices towards cervical cancer screening among the medical workers of Mulago hospital...
- How do patients choose private in vitro fertilization treatment? A customer survey in a tertiary fertility center in the United KingdomA Lass
Bourn Hall Clinic, Bourn, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Fertil Steril 75:893-7. 2001..To assess the relevant factors affecting patients' decision when choosing a clinic for private, self-funded IVF treatment...
- 2008 European Guideline on HIV testingM Poljak
Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Liubljana, Zatoska 4, 1000, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Int J STD AIDS 20:77-83. 2009..Its aim is to provide practical guidance to clinicians in these settings who undertake HIV testing and suggest appropriate standards for the audit of service provision...
- Comparison of two different models of anticoagulation management services with usual medical careKelly M Rudd
Section of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Pharmaceutical Care Services, Bassett Medical Center, Cooperstown, New York 13326, USA
Pharmacotherapy 30:330-8. 2010..To evaluate the safety and economic impact of three models of anticoagulation management services: usual medical care, a nurse-managed service, and a pharmacist-managed service...
- Drug complications in outpatientsT K Gandhi
Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
J Gen Intern Med 15:149-54. 2000..Our results indicate a need for better communication about potential side effects of medications, especially for patients with multiple medical problems...
- The rise of in-store clinics--threat or opportunity?Richard Bohmer
Harvard Business School, Boston, USA
N Engl J Med 356:765-8. 2007
- Use of the QuantiFERON-TB Gold test to confirm latent tuberculosis infection in a Canadian tuberculosis clinicDennis Kunimoto
Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 13:726-30. 2009..Capital Health Tuberculosis (TB) Clinic, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada...
- 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...
- Primary headaches in an outpatient neurology headache clinic in East HungaryG Gesztelyi
Neurology and Headache Outpatient Clinic, City Health Service of Debrecen, Hungary
Eur J Neurol 11:389-95. 2004..More attention to the headaches of men and the elderly could improve the quality of life in these groups of the Hungarian population...
- Psychosocial impact of specialized cardiac genetic clinics for hypertrophic cardiomyopathyJodie Ingles
Agnes Ginges Centre for Molecular Cardiology, Centenary Institute, Sydney, Australia
Genet Med 10:117-20. 2008..This study sought to describe the psychosocial factors associated with attending a specialty cardiac genetic clinic, and to determine whether these may be predictors of comorbid anxiety and depression in this population...
- Growth in HIV-infected children receiving antiretroviral therapy at a pediatric infectious diseases clinic in UgandaMark M Kabue
Baylor College of Medicine, Abbott Fund Children s Clinical Centre of Excellence, Malawi
AIDS Patient Care STDS 22:245-51. 2008..001). Weight-for-age percentile and z score improved significantly after initiation of ART. This pediatric population gained weight more rapidly than height after initiation of ART...
- Comparison of pap smear, visual inspection with acetic acid, human papillomavirus DNA-PCR testing and cervicographyH De Vuyst
International Centre for Reproductive Health, Ghent University, De Pintelaan, 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
Int J Gynaecol Obstet 89:120-6. 2005..To assess the test qualities of four screening methods to detect cervical intra-epithelial neoplasia in an urban African setting...
- Patient satisfaction and quality of care in walk-in clinics, family practices and emergency departments: the Ontario Walk-In Clinic StudyBrian Hutchison
Department of Family Medicine, Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont
CMAJ 168:977-83. 2003..In this study we examined differences in patient satisfaction and quality of care for common acute conditions in walk-in clinics, family practices and emergency departments...
- The presence of psychiatric disorders reduces the likelihood of neurologic disease among referrals to a neurology clinicJohn R Ekstrand
General Internal Medicine Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
J Psychosom Res 57:11-6. 2004..This study aims to explore the prevalence and impact of psychiatric disorders on the likelihood of an organic, neurological explanation for symptoms among neurology referrals...
- Why are people getting tested? Self-reported reasons for seeking voluntary counseling and testing at a clinic in Chennai, IndiaSuniti Solomon
Y R Gaitonde Centre for AIDS Research and Education, Chennai, Chennai, India
AIDS Behav 10:415-20. 2006..Understanding why people seek VCT informs an understanding of knowledge and attitudes about HIV and HIV testing, which has implications for the development of education, outreach and other HIV prevention services...
- Expanding HIV rapid testing via point-of-care paraprofessionalsHerschel Knapp
Veterans Affairs Quality Enhancement Research Initiative for HIV and Hepatitis QUERI HIV HEP, HRS and D Center of Excellence, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Int J STD AIDS 19:629-32. 2008....
- Comparing the quality of oral anticoagulant management by anticoagulation clinics and by family physicians: a randomized controlled trialS Jo Anne Wilson
Department of Pharmacy, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre and Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
CMAJ 169:293-8. 2003..We carried out a randomized controlled trial to evaluate these 2 models of anticoagulant care...
- Influence of dedicated heart failure clinics on delivery of recommended therapies in outpatient cardiology practices: findings from the Registry to Improve the Use of Evidence-Based Heart Failure Therapies in the Outpatient Setting (IMPROVE HF)Nancy M Albert
Nursing Institute and Kaufman Center for Heart Failure, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
Am Heart J 159:238-44. 2010..This study examined the influence of dedicated HF clinics on delivery of guideline-recommended therapies for cardiology practice outpatients with HF and reduced left ventricular ejection fraction...
- Utilization of HIV point-of-care testing clinics in general practice and genitourinary medicine services in south-east LondonS Surah
Department of Genitourinary Medicine, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, Guy s, Kings and St Thomas, School of Medicine, Lambeth Palace Road, London SE1 9RT, UK
Int J STD AIDS 20:168-9. 2009..5%) vs. 337/816 (41.3%), P = 0.058. We have demonstrated that HIV POCT clinics in primary care and GU medicine attract different 'at-risk' groups and provide increased opportunity for testing...
- Would offering rapid point-of-care testing or non-invasive methods improve uptake of HIV testing among high-risk genitourinary medicine clinic attendees? A patient perspectiveS F Forsyth
Mortimer Market Centre, London, UK
Int J STD AIDS 19:550-2. 2008..1% of HRP who declined HIV testing said they would be more likely to accept a POCT and 32.8% a salivary test. Introduction of rapid POCT for HIV would increase patient's choice and may increase the likelihood of HRP accepting an HIV test...
- Perceived quality of communication amongst outpatients in western and traditional Chinese medicine clinics in a Chinese populationVincent Chi Ho Chung
School of Public Health, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
Health Policy 90:66-72. 2009..This study investigates differences in perceived communication by patients of the quality of outpatient episodes in an urban Chinese population...
- Quality of primary care for sexually transmitted diseases in Durban, South Africa: influences of patient, nurse, organizational and socioeconomic characteristicsM O Bachmann
School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
Int J STD AIDS 15:388-94. 2004..There were frequent missed opportunities for STD prevention and treatment, and evidence of racial but not socioeconomic inequalities...
- Incorporating natural variation into IVF clinic league tablesOscar Lemmers
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 133 Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Hum Reprod 22:1359-62. 2007..More and more league tables are being published every day to rate the performance of health boards, hospitals and surgeons. However, they do not show the magnitude of uncertainty caused by natural variation...
- Specialist nurse-led intervention to treat and control hypertension and hyperlipidemia in diabetes (SPLINT): a randomized controlled trialJohn P New
Department of Diabetes, Hope Hospital, Salford, UK
Diabetes Care 26:2250-5. 2003..To determine the effectiveness of specialist nurse-led clinics for hypertension and hyperlipidemia provided for diabetic patients receiving hospital-based care...
- Retail clinics, primary care physicians, and emergency departments: a comparison of patients' visitsAteev Mehrotra
RAND in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 27:1272-82. 2008..These same ten clinical problems make up 13 percent of adult PCP visits, 30 percent of pediatric PCP visits, and 12 percent of ED visits. Whether there will be a future shift of care from EDs or PCPs to retail clinics is unknown...
- Challenges to EHR implementation in electronic- versus paper-based office practicesStephanie O Zandieh
Department of Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10065, USA
J Gen Intern Med 23:755-61. 2008..Challenges in implementing electronic health records (EHRs) have received some attention, but less is known about the process of transitioning from legacy EHRs to newer systems...
- Cost and efficiency of public sector sexually transmitted infection clinics in Andhra Pradesh, IndiaLalit Dandona
Health Studies Area, Centre for Human Development, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
BMC Health Serv Res 5:69. 2005..Data on the cost and efficiency of providing STI services in India are not available to help guide efficient use of public resources for these services...
- Quality of sexually transmitted disease case management in Nairobi, Kenya: a comparison among different types of healthcare facilitiesH A Voeten
Department of Public Health, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Sex Transm Dis 28:633-42. 2001..In Nairobi, the prevalence for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) among attenders at antenatal and family planning clinics is substantial, but knowledge about the quality of STD case management is scarce...
- Improving pediatric immunization rates in a safety-net delivery systemPaul Melinkovich
Community Health Services, Denver Health and Hospital Authority, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:205-10. 2007..The specific goal of the initiative was to ensure that children younger than 3 years of age with at least one primary care visit received all recommended vaccines by 24 months of age...
- Walk-in centres in primary care: a review of the international literatureChris Salisbury
Division of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6JL
Br J Gen Pract 53:53-9. 2003..Important questions that need to be addressed include whether walk-in centres do improve access to care, for whom, and at what overall cost...
- What do other local providers think of NHS walk-in centres? Results of a postal surveyC Pope
School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
Public Health 119:39-44. 2005..To ascertain the views of other providers of primary and emergency healthcare services about their local walk-in centre...
- Sources of contraceptive commodities for users in NigeriaBoniface A Oye-Adeniran
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, College of Medicine, University of Lagos CMUL, Lagos, Nigeria
PLoS Med 2:e306. 2005..This information would be useful to improve commodity distribution and to build the necessary capacity for satisfactory delivery of contraceptives...
- Predicting subsequent infection in patients attending sexually transmitted disease clinicsLori M Newman
Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Sex Transm Dis 33:737-42. 2006..The objective of this study was to identify characteristics associated with subsequent infection in patients attending a sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinic...
- Separation anxiety in adulthood: dimensional or categorical?Derrick Silove
Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Randwick NSW, 2031, Australia
Compr Psychiatry 48:546-53. 2007..Although some results of the analysis were ambiguous, the overall findings suggested a dimensional pattern. The relevance of the finding to the status of adult separation anxiety is discussed...
- Service evaluation of a UK primary care-based allergy clinic: quality improvement reportMark L Levy
Clinical Research Fellow, Allergy and Respiratory Research Group, Division of Community Health Sciences GP section, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Prim Care Respir J 18:313-9. 2009..We report an evaluation of a novel, UK NHS-funded primary care-based allergy service in North West London...
- Incidence and repeat infection rates of Chlamydia trachomatis among male and female patients in an STD clinic: implications for screening and rescreeningCornelis A Rietmeijer
Denver Public Health Department, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
Sex Transm Dis 29:65-72. 2002..Nucleic acid amplification tests permit widespread screening for Chlamydia trachomatis. However, the public health benefit of screening may be reduced by high chlamydia incidence and repeat infection rates...
- The effects of competition on assisted reproductive technology outcomesMelinda B Henne
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
Fertil Steril 93:1820-30. 2010..To evaluate the relationship between competition among fertility clinics and assisted reproductive technology (ART) treatment outcomes, particularly multiple births...
- Delays in referral of patients with social phobia, panic disorder and generalized anxiety disorder attending a specialist anxiety clinicRenate Wagner
Clinic for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress at Bankstown Hospital, and School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
J Anxiety Disord 20:363-71. 2006..Appropriate educational programs seem warranted to ensure appropriate treatment for this condition...
- Assessment at antiretroviral clinics during TB treatment reduces loss to follow-up among HIV-infected patientsDominique J Pepper
Department of Medicine, Clinical Infectious Diseases Research Initiative, Institute of Infectious Diseases and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, Western Province, South Africa
PLoS ONE 7:e37634. 2012..A South African township clinic where loss to follow-up during TB treatment may prevent HIV-infected TB patients from receiving life-saving ART...
- Highly active antiretroviral therapy outcomes in a primary care clinicD A Rastegar
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
AIDS Care 15:231-7. 2003..As with previous reports, most patients did not maintain viral suppression. Missed appointment rate was the most important risk factor for treatment failure...
- The efficacy of behavioral interventions in reducing HIV risk sex behaviors and incident sexually transmitted disease in black and Hispanic sexually transmitted disease clinic patients in the United States: a meta-analytic reviewNicole Crepaz
Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Sex Transm Dis 34:319-32. 2007..Identifying efficacious interventions for blacks and Hispanics is urgently needed because these 2 groups are disproportionately affected by the HIV/STD epidemics...
- Comparison of anticoagulation clinic patient outcomes with outcomes from traditional care in a family medicine clinicM A Chamberlain
Pharmacy Department, Southwest Washington Medical Center, Vancouver 98668, USA
J Am Board Fam Pract 14:16-21. 2001..1 when compared with the traditional care model...
- Pathogen transmission and clinic schedulingJohn R Hotchkiss
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 12:159-62. 2006..Assigning appointments late in the day to patients suspected of being infectious should decrease pathogen dissemination...
- Neurological disease, emotional disorder, and disability: they are related: a study of 300 consecutive new referrals to a neurology outpatient departmentA J Carson
Department of Psychiatry, University of Edinburgh, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Morningside Park, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 68:202-6. 2000....
- The effectiveness of video-based interventions in promoting condom acquisition among STD clinic patientsL O'DONNELL
Education Development Center, Inc, Newton, MA 02160, USA
Sex Transm Dis 22:97-103. 1995..This study examined the effectiveness of video-based patient education interventions on promoting condom use among men and women seeking services at a large public STD clinic in New York City...
- Clinic services for persons with AIDS. Experience in a high-prevalence stateL E Markson
Center for Research in Medical Education and Health Care, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, USA
J Gen Intern Med 12:141-9. 1997....
- Improving access to a primary care medical clinicR W Meditz
Department of Medicine, Queens Hospital Center, Yeshiva University, New York, NY 11432
J Natl Med Assoc 84:361-4. 1992..Enhanced communication can help patients differentiate routine from urgent from emergency conditions. Printed and audiovisual materials can be used to increase awareness of the benefits of comprehensive care...
- Limitations of the facility-specific standardized mortality ratio for profiling health care quality in dialysisE Lacson
Home Dialysis Therapies and Health Care Information Services, Dialysis Services, Fresenius Medical Care, North America, Lexington, MA, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 37:267-75. 2001..Regulatory monitoring, actions, and/or performance awards should be avoided based on this measure. However, a facility-specific SMR estimated in any valid way may be useful as an epidemiological research tool...
- Outreach health adviser in a community clinic screening programme improves management of genital chlamydia infectionK Jones
Pace, Abacus Centres for Contraception and Reproductive Health, Liverpool, UK
Sex Transm Infect 78:101-5. 2002..To assess the effectiveness of an outreach health adviser on treatment, partner notification and outcome for clients diagnosed with genital chlamydia (CT) infection at a community young people's clinic...
- Perceptions of health and self-care learning needs of outpatients with HIV/AIDSElnora P Mendias
The University of Texas Medical Branch School of Nursing, Galveston, TX 77555 1029, USA
J Community Health Nurs 24:49-64. 2007..A statistically significant difference (p=.027) was noted in communication needs of participants diagnosed with HIV versus AIDS. Findings have led to practice changes, health promotion activities, and further research...
- Provision of contraceptive and related services by publicly funded family planning clinics, 2003Laura Duberstein Lindberg
Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
Perspect Sex Reprod Health 38:139-47. 2006..Nationally representative information about the scope of services available from clinics is needed to formulate policy and programmatic recommendations...
- Sexually transmitted infections among pregnant women attending an antenatal clinic in Fuzhou, ChinaXiang Sheng Chen
National Center for STD Control, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences CAMS and Peking Union Medical College PUMC Institute of Dermatology, Nanjing, China
Sex Transm Dis 33:296-301. 2006..To determine the prevalence of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among women attending an antenatal clinic in urban China and to show whether reported symptoms and findings on clinical examination predicted STIs in this population...
- Abortion in the United States: incidence and access to services, 2005Rachel K Jones
Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
Perspect Sex Reprod Health 40:6-16. 2008..Accurate information about abortion incidence and services is necessary to monitor levels of unwanted pregnancy and women's ability to access abortion services...
- [Screening of sexually transmitted diseases in clinical and non-clinical settings in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil]José Santiago de Codes
Faculty of Medicine, Department of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Human Reproduction, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Rua Estácio Gonzaga 640, Salvador, Bahia 40295 020, Brazil
Cad Saude Publica 22:325-34. 2006..STD control efforts could be implemented in any site that can reach populations at risk and become a routine procedure in health care settings where people report for problems unrelated to STDs...
- Potential impact of human papillomavirus vaccines on public STD clinic workloads and on opportunities to diagnose and treat other sexually transmitted diseasesAmanda F Dempsey
Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
Sex Transm Dis 34:503-7. 2007..Eradicating genital warts through HPV immunization could decrease STD clinic utilization but may result in missed opportunities to diagnose other STDs...
- Is the HIV burden in India being overestimated?Lalit Dandona
Health Studies Area, Centre for Human Development, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
BMC Public Health 6:308. 2006....
- Evaluating a two-step approach to sexual risk reduction in a publicly-funded STI clinic: rationale, design, and baseline data from the Health Improvement Project-Rochester (HIP-R)Michael P Carey
Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
Contemp Clin Trials 29:569-86. 2008..Sexually transmitted infection (STI) clinics provide an opportune setting for HIV prevention efforts. This randomized controlled trial evaluated a unique, two-step approach to sexual risk reduction at a publicly-funded STI clinic...
- Asymptomatic urethral infection in male sexually transmitted disease clinic attendeesJ T H T Yu
Social Hygiene Service, Centre for Health Protection, Department of Health, Hong Kong, China
Int J STD AIDS 19:155-8. 2008..In conclusion, urethral infections were identified in a significant number of asymptomatic male patients and therefore, routine screening for this group is warranted...
- An educative genitourinary medicine clinic website: value to users and impact on service demandMedhat S T Basta
Department of Genitourinary Medicine, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Int J STD AIDS 19:161-3. 2008....
- Consultation frequency and perceived consultation time in a Japanese psychiatric clinic: their relationship with patient consultation satisfaction and depression and anxietyHiromi Igarashi
Department of Clinical Behavioral Sciences Psychological Medicine, Kumamoto University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto, Japan
Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 62:129-34. 2008....
- Cost-effectiveness of primary care services provided by nurses' private clinics in ThailandSomchit Hanucharurnkul
Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Contemp Nurse 13:259-70. 2002..For nurses who run their own clinics, the Thailand Nursing Council should require additional training and certification in primary medical care. Nurses' private clinics should extend to home care service for people in the nearby area...
- Review of 212 individuals attending a city centre genitourinary medicine clinic following acute sexual assaultC Thompson
Department of Genitourinary Medicine, NHS Lothian University Hospitals Division, Level 1 Lauriston Building, Lauriston Place, Edinburgh EH3 9HA, United Kingdom
J Clin Forensic Med 13:186-8. 2006..The 22/212 (10%) who were male were more likely to present to a routine clinic...
- Prevalence, correlates, and efficacy of selective avoidance as a sexually transmitted disease prevention strategy among African American adolescent femalesRalph J Diclemente
Division of Infectious Diseases, Epidemiology, and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Ste 554, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:60-5. 2008..To identify the prevalence and correlates of selective avoidance (SA) of sexual intercourse among African American adolescent females at risk for sexually transmitted disease (STD) acquisition and transmission...
- Vaginal douche practices among black women at risk: exploring douching prevalence, reasons for douching, and sexually transmitted disease infectionLucy Annang
Department of Health Behavior, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0022, USA
Sex Transm Dis 33:215-9. 2006..The objective of this study was to identify douching patterns and their relation to sexually transmitted disease (STD) among black women seeking an STD evaluation...
- Client satisfaction with rapid HIV testing: comparison between an urban sexually transmitted disease clinic and a community-based testing centerLisa V Smith
Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, Sexually Transmitted Disease Program, Los Angeles, California, USA
AIDS Patient Care STDS 20:693-700. 2006..48, 95% CL: 1.51, 4.09). Further research may elucidate the reasons why some groups prefer to wait for results, and enable policymakers to better design strategies to reach high-risk groups with rapid HIV testing...
- Clinical screening for HIV in a health centre setting in urban Kenya: an entry point for voluntary counselling, HIV testing and early diagnosis of HIV infection?V Arendt
Medecins Sans Frontieres, Mission Kenya, Brussels Operational Centre, Brussels, Belgium
Trop Doct 37:45-7. 2007....
- Physical activity uptake in patients with HIV: who does how much?S Fillipas
Physiotherapy Department, The Alfred, Prahran, Vic, Australia
Int J STD AIDS 19:514-8. 2008..These findings are of concern, given the evidence-based benefits of regular physical activity. Further work is needed to identify barriers to participation and interventions that can improve uptake...
- Development of a computer-based risk-reduction counseling intervention: acceptability and preferences among low-income patients at an urban sexually transmitted infection clinicLance S Weinhardt
Center for AIDS Intervention Research CAIR, Milwaukee, WI 53202, USA
AIDS Behav 11:549-56. 2007..We discuss how participants' responses were used to inform the development of such an intervention...
- An evaluation of two Rapid Access Chest Pain Clinics in central Lancashire, UKArif Rajpura
Chorley and South Ribble PCT, Jubilee House, Lancashire Business Park, Centurion Way, Leyland, Lancashire, UK
J Eval Clin Pract 13:326-36. 2007..The aim of the project was to assess critically, using Maxwell's six dimensions, the quality of the services provided by the two Rapid Access Chest Pain Clinics (RACPCs) in Central Lancashire...
- The 'healthy brothel': the context of clinical services for sex workers in Hillbrow, South AfricaJonathan Stadler
Reproductive Health and HIV Research Unit, Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa
Cult Health Sex 8:451-64. 2006..The paper concludes that clinical services offered on site are a viable alternative to the provision of conventional clinical services...
- Travel clinics in Québec (Canada)Sylvie Provost
Direction de santé publique des Laurentides Saint Jérôme, Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Canada
J Travel Med 13:227-32. 2006..Data obtained provide an up-to-date portrait of the services available in travel clinics in Québec that should assist public health authorities adapt their interventions to the needs and realities of these clinics...
- Improving sexual health services in the city: can the NHS learn from clients and the service industryHitesh Patel
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK
Health Expect 10:139-47. 2007..In this study, we explored the perspectives of clients and providers upon the different models of access introduced and whether these maintained service quality using the SERQUAL model...
- Changes in sexual behavior and STD prevalence among heterosexual STD clinic attendees: 1993-1995 versus 1999-2000Catherine Lindsey Satterwhite
Division of STD Prevention, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Sex Transm Dis 34:815-9. 2007..To examine trends in sex behaviors and STD prevalence over time among heterosexual STD clinic populations from 3 urban STD clinics in the United States...
- Optimizing information technology to improve sexual health-care delivery: public and patient preferencesJ D C Ross
Whittall Street Clinic, Birmingham, UK
Int J STD AIDS 18:440-5. 2007..Although new technologies offer the opportunity to improve the quality of sexual health services, patient preferences and differences between groups in access to technology also need to be considered when services are reconfigured...
- Detection of Acute and Established HIV Infections in Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinics in Guangxi, China: Implications for Screening and Prevention of HIV InfectionXiang Sheng Chen
National Center for STD Control, Nanjing, 210042, China
J Infect Dis 196:1654-61. 2007..Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has spread throughout China and to some degree has penetrated the general heterosexual population in some regions...
- The facial skin lesions "see and treat" clinic: A prospective studyMahmoud A Salam
Department of Otolaryngology, The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, Heath Road, Ipswich, IP4 5PD, UK
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 263:764-6. 2006..This clinic is now an integral part of the service provided by the ear, nose and throat department at Ipswich hospital, UK...
- STATISITICAL DESIGN, MONITORING &COORD. OF VISION CLINICAL TRIALS &EPIDEMIOLOGYKeri Hammel; Fiscal Year: 2013..Also, there will be a measurement of pressure in the eye and thickness of the cornea. To study patients'DNA, the researchers will obtain a bloo..
- STATISITICAL DESIGN, MONITORING &COORD. OF VISION CLINICAL TRIALS &EPIDEMIOLOGYKeri Hammel; Fiscal Year: 2012..Also, there will be a measurement of pressure in the eye and thickness of the cornea. To study patients'DNA, the researchers will obtain a bloo..
- Brain Activation responses in adolescents with genetic predisposition to obesitySusan Carnell; Fiscal Year: 2011..The results may lead to new drugs and interventions to improve eating behavior, and help establish unbiased indicators of obesity risk and prognosis for use in research and clinical settings. ..
- Neurobehavioral Correlates of Familial/genetic obesity risk in adolescentsSusan Carnell; Fiscal Year: 2013..abstract_text> ..
- Scripps Translational Science Institute (TL1)ERIC JEFFREY TOPOL; Fiscal Year: 2013..abstract_text> ..
- Rituximab Therapy in Refractory Adult and Juvenile IIMCHARLES ODDIS; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- Rituximab Therapy in Refractory Adult and Juvenile IIMCHARLES ODDIS; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- Air Pollution and Parkinson's in the Danish PASIDA StudyBeate R Ritz; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Prolonged Clopidogrel Use After Drug-Eluting and Bare-Metal Coronary StentingScott Kinlay; Fiscal Year: 2013..These data may also inform future randomized trials to address the value of prolonged clopidogrel therapy. ..
- An Intervention to Reduce the Effect of Racial/Ethnic Bias on Hypertension CareEdward Havranek; Fiscal Year: 2010..The goal of this project is to improve the treatment of high blood pressure for minority patients by improving their communication with their health care providers. ..
- Long-term impact of higher vs. lower calorie refeeding in anorexia nervosaAndrea Garber; Fiscal Year: 2013..Long-term follow-up data are required to determine the impact of higher calorie re-feeding. The proposed study is an essential next step to building evidence-based approaches to re-feeding in AN. ..
- Microsensor Arrays for Saliva DiagnosticsDavid R Walt; Fiscal Year: 2010..We will demonstrate efficacy of the system at the lab bench and later provide one Alpha and three Beta units to the clinical investigators for pilot studies and expanded field trials. ..
- Phase 2 Study of Esophageal String Test in Diagnosing Eosinophilic EsophagitisGlenn T Furuta; Fiscal Year: 2013..abstract_text> ..
- Core_RT-PCR based Case-Control: Apt Measure of Influenza Vaccine EffectivenessManjusha Gaglani; Fiscal Year: 2013..abstract_text> ..
- Reducing Sleep Disparities in Urban, Minority School-Aged ChildrenBeverley J Sheares; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Chicago Cancer Navigation ProjectSTEVEN TERRY ROSEN; Fiscal Year: 2011..follow-up diagnostic evaluations to improve mean time to a diagnostic resolution between abnormal screening and definitive follow-up for the intervention sites as compared to both previous performance and to the usual care control sites ..
- Surrogate and Sentinal Technologies to Monitor Stability of Cancer PhosphoproteinLance Liotta; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Testing CBT models and change mechanisms for Alcohol Dependent WomenELIZABETH ELLEN EPSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2012..abstract_text> ..
- Increasing Motivation for Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation: A Pilot InterventionSETH S HIMELHOCH; Fiscal Year: 2013..If successful, it has the potential to decrease racial disparities in HIV treatment outcomes and improve health and survival for African-Americans living with HIV. ..
- NIDDK Research Education ProgramKevin R Regner; Fiscal Year: 2013..The overarching goal is educate and train a diverse workforce to address the nation's biomedical, behavioral and clinical research needs in digestive, metabolic and kidney diseases that impact on human health. ..
- Ultrasound-Enhanced Ocular Drug DeliveryVesna Zderic; Fiscal Year: 2010..This method may allow faster treatment of corneal infections/inflammations as compared to currently used methods, thus potentially preventing permanent damage of the eye tissues. ..
- Patient Safety through Implementation Science: Clinical Work Culture & IT DesignLAURIE NOVAK; Fiscal Year: 2009..Implementation Science, applied to health informatics, can result in improved patient safety, efficiency, and technology adoption and user satisfaction. ..
- Patient Safety through Implementation Science: Clinical Work Culture &IT DesignLaurie L Novak; Fiscal Year: 2012..Implementation Science, applied to health informatics, can result in improved patient safety, efficiency, and technology adoption and user satisfaction. ..
- MEDICAL SCIENTIST TRAINING PROGRAMMyles H Akabas; Fiscal Year: 2013..This program will train a diverse group of highly skilled physician-scientists who will facilitate the process of scientific discovery that aims to reduce the burden o disease for all Americans. ..
- Treatment of Complex Patients: Emphasis on NicotineSharon M Hall; Fiscal Year: 2012..Last, I will continue my work with individual postdoctoral trainees. ..
- Sao Paulo Clinical Trials UnitEsper Georges Kallas; Fiscal Year: 2013..abstract_text> ..
- Research Training for Cambodian Scientists in Effective*William Rogers; Fiscal Year: 2006..As this training occurs, critical public health information will be accumulated while preparing a cadre of vivax malaria control experts to conduct these activities independently at close of the program. ..
- Personalized and Scalable Cognitive Remediation ApproachesAlice Medalia; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Adherence to HIV Care: Advancing the ScienceMichael J Mugavero; Fiscal Year: 2012..Lay statement: Among persons with HIV, missed clinic visits are common and may contribute to the spread of HIV to others. This research seeks to better understand reasons that HIV patients miss clinic visits. ..
- An Integrated Approach to Smoking Cessation in SMIMelanie E Bennett; Fiscal Year: 2010..Integration of smoking cessation within the context of psychiatric rehabilitation programs will also provide a new context for addressing nicotine addiction, further enhancing the public health significance of the research. ..
- HYPERKINETIC BOYS AND THEIR SIBLINGS AS YOUNG ADULTSJan Loney; Fiscal Year: 1991..In the proposed two-year grant period, data analysis for the 21 to 23 year old samples will be conducted. Analyses that are appropriate for the partial sample of 28 to 32 year old subjects and brothers will also be conducted...
- 2/2-Ziprasidone Augmentation of SSRIs for Treatment-Resistant Depression (TRD)RICHARD CHARLES SHELTON; Fiscal Year: 2012..We estimate that 180 of these patients will enter the double-blind phase. ..
- Partnering to Improve Patient Safety in Rural WVGail Bellamy; Fiscal Year: 2006..Objective: To improve health outcomes of patients using small, rural hospitals and their associated ambulatory care facilities, long term care facilities, and home health agencies, by reducing the occurrences of preventable medical ..
- EVENT RECORDINGS OF HIGH RISK INFANTS ON APNEA MONITORSDEBRA WEESE MAYER; Fiscal Year: 1991....
- A BEHAVIORAL TREATMENT FOR IV COCAINE DEPENDENCEStephen Higgins; Fiscal Year: 1993....
- Computerized Decision Support System for DepressionMadhukar Trivedi; Fiscal Year: 2007..Comparisons will be made between CDSS-D, PPA-D, and UC-D. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- TELEMEDICINE/HOME MONITORING--AFRICAN AMERICANS WITH CHFWILLIAM GENTHE; Fiscal Year: 2000..The culmination of these works will tie together into the development of a sercice and hardware package that will be offered by AvidCare to hospitals, managed care organizations, and integrated delivery system. ..
- CANCER CONTROL TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENT IN HEALTH AGENCIESCaswell Evans; Fiscal Year: 1990..affiliated with a local teaching institution, forty-two public health centers and five comprehensive ambulatory care facilities. Drawing upon the considerble experience of the Johnson Comprehensive Cancer Center (JCCC) and the ..
- LONG TERM ADMINISTRATION OF TESTOSTERONE IN ELDERLY MENRandall Urban; Fiscal Year: 1999..If prolonged testosterone administration increases strength, then studies can be done to assess the functional implications of this therapy in reducing falls, increasing independence, and improving the quality of life in elderly men. ..
- MODIFICATION OF DIET IN RENAL DISEASE STUDYJACQUES BOURGOIGNIE; Fiscal Year: 1993....
- FACILITATING HOME CARE OF NEONATAL CHRONIC LUNG DISEASET O SHEA; Fiscal Year: 2000..The results may have implications for the type of medical care to be provided to infants with CLD and their families. The study will also provide descriptive data on the family burden and cost of CLD. ..
- Enhancing Patient Prenatal Education-A Feasibility StudyJames Sorenson; Fiscal Year: 2003..Based on these data, we will design a RCT to assess ICAI program effectiveness in public health prenatal clinics and private obstetrical practices. ..
- Personalized Information EnvironmentLINDA MUEHL; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- Epidemiology of HCV Infection among Egyptian ChildrenGamal Esmat; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- AIDS INSTITUTIONAL TRAINING GRANTPaul Krogstad; Fiscal Year: 1999..Continuation of appointments will be made on a yearly basis depending upon the trainee's review by the Program Advisory Committee and preceptor. ..
- THE EFFECT OF RETIREMENT ON PHYSICAL HEALTHRAYMOND BOSSE; Fiscal Year: 1991..Such knowledge will help health practitioners identify patients who are at greater risk because of deficiencies in their social networks...
- University of South Florida CTSA Planning GrantPatricia Emmanuel; Fiscal Year: 2006..One key commitment is nearly $50 million to recruit 57 new research-intensive faculty by 2011. Two new ambulatory care facilities with advanced information systems to enhance the conduct of clinical research and a clinical and ..
- Increasing Treatment Adherence in Co-Occurring DisordersMichael Pantalon; Fiscal Year: 2006..Secondary outcomes include reductions in depressive symptomatology and rates of re-hospitalization. ..
- TESTING STRATEGIES TO REDUCE DIARRHEA IN PTS WITH HIVJOYCE ANASTASI; Fiscal Year: 2000..Data will be analyzed using repeated measures analysis of variance. ..
- Smoking Cessation Among Women of Child-Bearing AgeBeti Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2005..Short-term cessation is defined as seven day cessation at the 6 or 12 month follow-ups. We have ample power to detect a 7.5 percentage point difference in smoking cessation rates. ..
- IMPROVEMENT OF BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH FACILITYMorris Reichlin; Fiscal Year: 2002..The new clinical research unit will support many active research projects in cardiovascular biology and autoimmune disease that are heavily funded by NIH awards. ..
- Regulatory T Cells and HIV DiseaseHOLLY MURPHY; Fiscal Year: 2007..This work and training will be supported by and conducted under the supervision of Dr. Tyler Curiel, an expert in human immunology and Treg function. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- MENTORED PATIENT-ORIENTED RESEARCH CAREER DEVELOPMENTAshli Sheidow; Fiscal Year: 2007..Specific Aim 3 The final aim of the proposed research is to provide services that are more acceptable to consumers than are usual services provided in the community. ..
- WEB BASED RENAL TRANSPLANT PATIENT MEDICATION EDUCATIONAmy Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2006..It is hoped that better prescription comprehension and understanding of the transplant process will help patients improve their own compliance and troubleshoot errors made by other providers. ..
- SLEEP AND FATIGUE IN MEDICAL EDUCATIONDaniel Buysse; Fiscal Year: 2001..and fatigue impair the performance of medical students and resident physicians in teaching hospitals and ambulatory care facilities, and consequently, negatively impact patient safety...
- PEER EDUCATION AND ADHERENCE TO HIV THERAPY IN CHILDRENJohn Farley; Fiscal Year: 2002..A biological repository will be established and maintained, so that future studies may define the alteration in medication adherence and patterns of alteration that lead to development of viral resistance. ..
- PROVIDER PERCEPTION AND MANAGEMENT OF DIFFICULT PATIENTSNorman Fineman; Fiscal Year: 1991..Data will derive from detailed long term observations, patient's medical records and a series of in-depth interviews with 30 doctors, 30 nurses and 30 patients...
- Retroviral Co-Infections: HIV, HTLV and Drug AbuseMark Beilke; Fiscal Year: 2006..The ultimate goal of this project is to define the dynamics of HIV/HTLV co-infections as a necessary step in disease staging and devising appropriate treatments. ..
- Improving Hypertension Treatment in AfricaRichard Cooper; Fiscal Year: 2003..Whether our project yields a "positive" or "negative" result in relation to the main goal of identifying an effective clinical method, the outcome will have far-reaching implications for health care policy in that region. ..
- UTILIZATION AND COST OF HEALTH SERVICES BY CDUsW Bradford; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- PEDIATRIC PHARMACOLOGY RESEARCH UNITStanley Szefler; Fiscal Year: 2003..The PPRU, in turn, will contribute expertise in molecular pharmacology, drug metabolism, pharmacokinetics and pharmacogenetics to advance the management of these disorders. ..