Summary: Hospitals which provide care for a single category of illness with facilities and staff directed toward a specific service.
Publications207 found, 100 shown here
- The effects of cardiac specialty hospitals on the cost and quality of medical careJason R Barro
Bain and Company, USA
J Health Econ 25:702-21. 2006..In markets with a specialty hospital, however, specialty hospitals tend to attract healthier patients and provide higher levels of intensive procedures than general hospitals...
- A comparison of total hip and knee replacement in specialty and general hospitalsPeter Cram
Division of General Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, USA
J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:1675-84. 2007..Our objective was to compare the characteristics and outcomes of patients undergoing major joint replacement in specialty orthopaedic and general hospitals...
- Focused factories? Physician-owned specialty facilitiesLawrence P Casalino
Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 22:56-67. 2003..But regulatory intervention should be cautious, because data on impact are inconclusive, and these facilities could have the potential to function as "focused factories" that improve quality and reduce costs...
- The economics of specialty hospitalsJohn E Schneider
Health Economics Consulting Group LLC, Morristown, New Jersey, USA
Med Care Res Rev 65:531-53; discussion 554-63. 2008..A better understanding of the economics of specialization will help policy makers evaluate the full spectrum of advantages and disadvantages of specialty hospitals...
- Cardiac revascularization in specialty and general hospitalsPeter Cram
Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
N Engl J Med 352:1454-62. 2005..The emergence of specialty hospitals focusing on narrow procedural areas has generated controversy, although little is known about their quality...
- Specialty and full-service hospitals: a comparative cost analysisKathleen Carey
VA Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research and Boston University School of Public Health, 200 Springs Road, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
Health Serv Res 43:1869-87. 2008..To compare the costs of physician-owned cardiac, orthopedic, and surgical single specialty hospitals with those of full-service hospital competitors...
- Specialty versus community hospitals: referrals, quality, and community benefitsLeslie Greenwald
RTI International in Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 25:106-18. 2006..Specialty hospitals provide generally high-quality care to satisfied patients. Uncompensated care plus specialty hospitals' taxes represent a greater burden, in percentage terms, than community benefits provided by nonprofit providers...
- Practitioner empathy, patient enablement and health outcomes of patients attending the Glasgow Homoeopathic Hospital: a retrospective and prospective comparisonStewart W Mercer
General Practice and Primary Care, Division of Community Based Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Wien Med Wochenschr 155:498-501. 2005..This study demonstrates the importance of prospective studies in assessing potentially causal relationships between consultation quality and health outcomes and suggests a key role for patient enablement...
- Air raids and the 'Wee' HospitalC J H Logan
Ulster Med J 72:38-42. 2003
- Is ophthalmology evidence based? A clinical audit of the emergency unit of a regional eye hospitalT Y Y Lai
Hong Kong Eye Hospital, 147K Argyle Street, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
Br J Ophthalmol 87:385-90. 2003..To evaluate the proportion of interventions that are evidence based in the acute care unit of a regional eye hospital...
- An evaluation of optometrists' ability to correctly identify and manage patients with ocular disease in the accident and emergency department of an eye hospitalScott Hau
Department of Optometry, Moorfields Eye Hospital, 162 City Road, London EC1V 2PD, UK
Br J Ophthalmol 91:437-40. 2007..To assess optometrists' ability to correctly identify and manage patients with different ocular conditions seen in the accident and emergency (A&E) department of an eye hospital...
- Contact lens prescribing in a specialist medical contact lens clinic based in an NHS hospital: an audit of changing practiceB J L Burton
Western Eye Hospital, 171 Marylebone Road, London NW1 9YE, UK
Eye Contact Lens 30:87-9. 2004..To describe the range of indications for contact lenses and the types of lenses being used in an NHS hospital-based specialist medical contact lens clinic and contrast this with information from 12 years ago...
- The profile of stroke in Nigeria's federal capital territoryI Imam
Department of Medicine, Gwagwalada Specialist Hospital, Abuja, Nigeria
Trop Doct 32:209-12. 2002..The aim of this study was to characterize the pattern of stroke in a specialist centre in Nigeria's federal capital territory over a 5-year period...
- Outcome of treated orbital cellulitis in a tertiary eye care center in the middle EastImtiaz A Chaudhry
Oculoplastic and Orbit Division, King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Ophthalmology 114:345-54. 2007..To describe risk factors predisposing patients to orbital cellulitis and potential complications in patients treated at a tertiary eye care referral center in the Middle East...
- A survey of a novel epilepsy clinicMel Goodwin
Department of Neurology, Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust, Cliftonville, Northampton, UK
Seizure 11:519-22. 2002..Many patients reviewed were considered to be taking unnecessary medication and suffering unnecessary side effects. There is a need for improved epilepsy management in primary care and better liaison between primary and secondary care...
- Clinical outcomes following laser photocoagulation treatment for diabetic retinopathy at a large Australian ophthalmic hospitalQing Yi
Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 31:305-9. 2003..To evaluate clinical outcomes of diabetic retinopathy laser treatment at a large Australian ophthalmic hospital...
- Anterior and intermediate uveitis cases referred to a tertiary centre in AlbertaStanley M Chan
Department of Ophthalmology, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Vancouver, BC
Can J Ophthalmol 42:860-4. 2007..and estimated the incidence of anterior uveitis in northern Alberta...
- Retrospective review of primary melanomas excised at Waikato Hospital, New Zealand, 2002-2003Scott Barker
Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, New Zealand
Australas J Dermatol 48:14-7. 2007..45 mm). Patients referred by general practitioners waited a mean of 26.5 days (range 0-94 days) for first specialist assessment. Following specialist assessment, patients waited a mean of 24.2 days (0-81 days) before excision biopsy...
- Fungal keratitis in MelbournePrashant Bhartiya
Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Mellbourne, Victoria, Australia
Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 35:124-30. 2007..Description of the clinical and microbiological spectrum of fungal keratitis at a tertiary eye care hospital in Melbourne, Australia...
- [Present status of patients in a rehabilitation unit at a geriatric hospital--analysis of cases with cerebrovascular disease and disuse syndrome]Satoshi Terai
Department of Neurology, Haradoi Hospital, Japan
Nihon Ronen Igakkai Zasshi 44:476-82. 2007..To analyze the present status of patients in a rehabilitation unit at a geriatric hospital...
- [Clinical assessment of oral health between physician and dentist--a pilot study on inter-examiner reliability]Alexander J Hassel
Poliklinik fur Zahnarztliche Prothetik, Universitat Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 400, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
Z Gerontol Geriatr 41:132-8. 2008....
- [Geriatric care in Germany--results of an empirical study]S Loos
Z Gerontol Geriatr 34:61-73. 2001..The data also show that a categorical distinction between geriatric acute hospitals and rehabilitation units is not possible. However, further data collection and more detailed analyses are needed...
- Measuring the burden of ocular morbidityAnita Panda
Department of Ophthalmology, BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal
Trop Doct 32:227-30. 2002..Allergic conjunctivitis was frequently encountered. As shown by the magnitude of the problem, the existing eye care facilities must be enhanced and new strategies developed...
- Autologous platelets for macular hole surgery: the Sussex Eye Hospital experienceBrendan J Vote
Sussex Eye Hospital, Brighton, United Kingdom
Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 32:472-7. 2004..To evaluate the anatomical and visual outcomes of patients managed by macular hole surgery with adjunctive use of autologous platelets at Sussex Eye Hospital, UK...
- Photodynamic therapy in practice: a review of the results of the first 12 months experience with verteporfin at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear HospitalRohan W Essex
Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Victoria 8002, Australia
Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 31:476-81. 2003....
- Nosocomial infection in an eye hospital: incidence and occurrence patternsZhenfang Wang
Zhongshan Ophthalmic Centre, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, China
Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 34:650-3. 2006..To describe the incidence and occurrence patterns of nosocomial infections in a large eye hospital over a 6-year period...
- Cost-utility of routine cataract surgeryPirjo Räsänen
Helsinki and Uusimaa Hospital Group, Group Administration, P, O, Box 440, 00029 HUS, Helsinki, Finland
Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:74. 2006..Our aim, therefore, was to evaluate the cost-utility of routine cataract surgery in a real-world setting...
- Bacteriology of chronic dacryocystitis in a tertiary eye care centerImtiaz A Chaudhry
Oculoplastic and Orbit Division, King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 21:207-10. 2005..To determine the current bacteriology of adult chronic dacryocystitis in a tertiary eye care center and compare it with previously reported studies...
- Delivery of photocoagulation treatment for diabetic retinopathy at a large Australian ophthalmic hospital: comparisons with national clinical practice guidelinesParapun Bamroongsuk
Centre for Eye ResearchAustralia, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 30:115-9. 2002..To determine if the delivery of photocoagulation for diabetic retinopathy at a large Australian ophthalmic hospital conforms with Australian National Health and Medical Research Council clinical practice guidelines...
- Eyelid neoplasms in the Beijing Tongren Eye Centre between 1997 and 2006Xiao Lin Xu
Beijing Institute of Ophthalmology, Beijing Tongren Eye Centre, Beijing Tongren Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China
Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 39:367-72. 2008..To examine the spectrum of eyelid neoplastic specimens obtained at the Beijing Tongren Eye Centre between 1997 and 2006...
- Examination of first-degree relatives of patients with glaucoma: a randomized trial of strategies to increase use in an eye hospital in AfricaElijah Mutoloki Munachonga
Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre, Moshi, Tanzania
Ophthalmic Epidemiol 14:155-9. 2007..To determine the best approach to examine first-degree relatives (FDR) of glaucoma patients in a rural African setting...
- [Ophthalmology in Puerto Rico---historical notes]R A Yordan Rivera
Sociedad Oftalmológica Puertorriqueña Catedrático Auxiliar Ad Honorem Departamento de Oftalmología
Bol Asoc Med P R 96:113-6, 119-21. 2004
- [Ophthalmopathology between yesterday and tomorrow]Jens Martin Rohrbach
Ophthalmopathologisches, Augenklinik des Universitäts Klinikums, Abt I, Tuebingen
Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 221:87-91. 2004..Pure diagnostic pathology of the eye does not cover the costs. However, there are enough good reasons to keep the ophthalmopathological laboratories as parts of the eye hospitals...
- [Prof. Carl Wilhelm von Zehender (1819-1916)--first professor of ophthalmology and co-founder of the ophthalmological clinic at the University of Rostock--commemorative lecture at the 100th DOG meeting in Berlin from 26.9 to 29.9.2002]Joachim Stave
Augenklinik der Universität Rostock
Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 220:15-9. 2003..C. W. v. Zehender was mounted on the guest house "Margarete". This plaque commemorates Professor Zehender's merits in establishing the DOG, planning and building the eye clinic of the university of Rostock...
- Prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus infection in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis at the National Chest Hospital in JamaicaPatrick E Akpaka
Department of Microbiology, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica
Rev Panam Salud Publica 19:38-43. 2006..This study was undertaken to determine the prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus-type 1 (HIV-1) infection in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis at the National Chest Hospital in Jamaica...
- A rapid access husky voice clinic: useful in diagnosing laryngeal pathologyA Resouly
Department of Otolaryngology, The Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth, UK
J Laryngol Otol 115:978-80. 2001..A rapid access clinic with agreed protocols that referring practitioners adhered to, was useful for diagnosing laryngeal cancer and should meet the requirements of the government's 14-day rule...
- Variations of care quality for infectious pulmonary tuberculosis in Taiwan: a population based cohort studyWei Sheng Chung
Hualien General Hospital, Department of Heath, Executive Yuan, Hualien, Taiwan
BMC Public Health 7:107. 2007..Effective and efficient care is required to prevent the spread of infectious pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB). We attempted to compare care quality among different healthcare institutions in Southern Taiwan...
- [What organisation to improve health care management of patients with partial refractory epilepsy?]M Baldy-Moulinier
Service d Explorations Neurologiques et d Epileptologie, Hopital Gui de Chauliac, CHU, 34295 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
Rev Neurol (Paris) 160:5S338-44. 2004..Such organisation should be appropriate to quality standards for neurophysiology and neuroimaging assessment, epilepsy surgery programme and psychological and social counselling services...
- Fine needle aspiration cytology of head and neck masses. Seven years' experience in a secondary care hospitalImad Abdien El Hag
Department of Pathology, Prince Abdulrahman Al Sudery Central Hospital, Sakaka, Aljouf, Saudi Arabia
Acta Cytol 47:387-92. 2003..To study the value of fine needle aspiration (FNA) in the diagnosis of head and neck masses in a secondary care hospital...
- Accuracy of intraoperative consultation for bone tumors: experience in an orthopedic hospitalEréndira G Estrada-Villaseñor
Department of Pathology and Bone Tumors Service, Instituto Nacional de Rehabilitacion, Torre de Investigación PB, Calzada, México Xochimilco, No 289 Col Arenal de Guadalupe, Del Tlalpan CP, 14389, Mexico, DF
J Orthop Sci 12:123-6. 2007..Intraoperative consultation is an integral part of surgical pathology. However, there are few reports concerning intraoperative pathology consultation exclusively for bone tumors...
- Analysis of hospital-based stroke registry in a neurological centre in KolkataTapas K Banerjee
Department of Neurology, National Neurosciences Centre, Kolkata 700094
J Indian Med Assoc 103:665-8. 2005..This indicates the need of population-based studies to be conducted at different parts of West Bengal to determine whether them is truly a high prevalence and incidence of ICH in this Indian state...
- Varicella-zoster virus infection in the Infectious Diseases Hospital, Sri LankaU Welgama
Infectious Diseases Hospital, Sri Lanka
Ceylon Med J 48:119-21. 2003..To determine the morbidity and mortality patterns of varicella and risk factors affecting its outcome, and the facilities available at the Infectious Diseases Hospital (IDH), Sri Lanka...
- Audit of a multidisciplinary vulvar clinic in a gynecologic hospitalA L Tan
Vulvar Clinic, National Women's Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
J Reprod Med 45:655-8. 2000..The chronic nature of many vulvar diseases results in long-term follow-up of many women. Patient selection bias has developed as a consequence of the interests of the clinicians involved...
- Ten-year review of hysterectomy morbidity and mortality: can we change direction?N Varol
Endosurgery Unit, Mercy Hospital for Women, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 41:295-302. 2001..Prophylactic antibiotics reduced the febrile morbidity for VH and AH by 50% (Student's t-test, p = 0.02) and 40% (Student's t-test, p < 0.001) respectively The overall mortality rate was 1.5 per 1000...
- Four-year review of open eye injuries at the Royal Adelaide HospitalRobert J Casson
Ophthalmology Unit, Royal Adelaide Hospital, South Australia, Australia
Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 30:15-8. 2002..To review the epidemiology of penetrating eye injuries and ruptured globes presenting to the Royal Adelaide Hospital, South Australia...
- Safety and cost benefits of bilateral total knee replacement in an acute hospitalGeoffrey Stubbs
Calvary Health Care ACT, Jamison Centre, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
ANZ J Surg 75:739-46. 2005..This study examines the experience of a small hospital to see if similar benefits can be achieved...
- [Primary melanoma of the oral mucosa. Experience of the Oncology Hospital of Centro Médico Nacional Siglo XXI]Jaime Alonso Reséndiz-Colosia
Servicio de Tumores de Cabeza, Cuello y Piel, Hospital de Oncologia, Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, Av Guauhtémoc 330, Col Doctores, 06725 Mexico, D F, Mexico
Cir Cir 75:257-62. 2007..Primary intraoral melanoma is extremely rare and carries a poor prognosis. Treatment of choice remains controversial. Our aim was to define the clinical features of this disease and to evaluate treatment methods...
- Chronic idiopathic hyponatremia in older people due to syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH) possibly related to agingM Anpalahan
Department of General Medicine, Western Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
J Am Geriatr Soc 49:788-92. 2001..Hyponatremia is modest in these patients and has little clinical significance. However, they may be at increased risk of developing symptomatic hyponatremia with intercurrent illnesses...
- Cause of death in older patients with anatomo-pathological evidence of chronic bronchitis or emphysema: a case-control study based on autopsy findingsJ P Janssens
Department of Geriatrics, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
J Am Geriatr Soc 49:571-6. 2001..Fatal MI occurred significantly more frequently in older patients with E or CB than in controls. Furthermore, patients with E were at significantly higher risk of fatal PE than patients with CB or controls...
- [Fall events in geriatric hospital in-patients. Results of prospective recording over a 3 year period]W Von Renteln-Kruse
Medizinisch Geriatrische Klinik, Albertinen Haus, Zentrum für Geriatrie und Gerontologie, Wissenschaftliche Einrichtung an der Universität Hamburg, Sellhopsweg 18 22, 22459 Hamburg, Germany
Z Gerontol Geriatr 37:9-14. 2004..Injuries due to falls which had to be treated were rare, and fall-related fractures were very rare. The average duration of in-hospital stay was longer for patients with than without falls...
- Assessments and nursing care for right brain-damaged stroke patients: focusing on neglect and related symptomsHiroko Ohshima
Department of Community Health Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Toky, Japan
Nurs Health Sci 6:115-21. 2004..In these patients, although 'by calling attention' is the conventional care, more appropriate care should be provided based on an assessment of cognitive-physical function and spatio-temporal recognition of an action...
- Assessments of interrater reliability and internal consistency of the Norwegian version of the Berg Balance ScaleKarin E Halsaa
Department of Geriatric Medicine, Ullevaal University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:94-8. 2007..To investigate the interrater reliability and the internal consistency of the Norwegian version of the Berg Balance Scale (BBS) when applied to patients in a geriatric department...
- An evaluation of polyvinylidene film dressing for treatment of pressure ulcers in older peopleJ Takahashi
Department of Psychiatry, Minakuchi Hospital, Koka City, Japan
J Wound Care 15:449-50, 452-4. 2006..To compare the effectiveness of polyvinylidene (PVL) food wrap as a dressing material versus conventional ointments and gauze dressings for pressure ulcers in patients aged 60 years or over...
- Prognostic significance of delirium in frail older peopleKaisu H Pitkala
Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 19:158-63. 2005..86, 95% CI 1.1-3.1), at 2 years (OR 1.76, 95% CI 1.1-2.8), and for permanent institutionalization (OR 2.45, 95% CI 1.2-4.9). Delirious patients with prior dementia tended to have a better prognosis than those without...
- [Assessment of patient satisfaction in geriatric hospitals: a methodological pilot study]Jean Pierre Huber
Zentrum für Geriatrie und Rehabilitation, Bürgerspital, Rorschacherstrasse 94, 9000 St Gallen, Schweiz
Z Gerontol Geriatr 41:124-31. 2008..Overall, patients were satisfied with all medical services in the participating hospitals. In contrast, satisfaction was low in family members regarding the quality of information flow between family members and physicians or nurses...
- Confirming older adult patients' views of who they are and would like to beIngrid Randers
Karolinska Institute, HM Queen Sophia University College of Nursing, Stockholm, Sweden
Nurs Ethics 9:416-31. 2002....
- Influence of mental status on removable prosthesis compliance in institutionalized elderly personsTsuyoshi Taji
Department of Advanced Prosthodontics, Hiroshima University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Japan
Int J Prosthodont 18:146-9. 2005....
- Economic evaluation of a geriatric day hospital: cost-benefit analysis based on functional autonomy changesMichel Tousignant
Gerontology and Geriatrics Research Centre, Sherbrooke Geriatric University Institute, Quebec, Canada
Age Ageing 32:53-9. 2003..to investigate whether the benefits related to a geriatric day hospital programme exceeded the costs, using a cost-benefit analysis based on changes in functional autonomy...
- Clinical features and epidemiology of Acinetobacter baumannii colonization and infection in Spanish hospitalsJesús Rodríguez-Baño
Seccion de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Hospital Universitario Virgen Macarena, Sevilla, Spain
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 25:819-24. 2004..To investigate the clinical features and the epidemiology of Acinetobacter baumannii in Spanish hospitals...
- [Smear-positive pulmonary tuberculosis diagnosed in a general hospital]Shin Sasaki
Department of Internal Medicine, National Himeji Hospital, 68 Honmachi, Himejishi, Hyogo 670 8520, Japan
Kekkaku 77:777-82. 2002..We propose to provide facilities for the treatment of SPTB at all general hospitals in Japan...
- A survey of memory clinics in New ZealandGary Cheung
Greenlane Clinical Centre, Private Bag 92189, Auckland, New Zealand
Australas Psychiatry 16:244-7. 2008..The aim of this survey was to identify all the publicly funded memory clinics in the 21 District Health Boards (DHBs) in New Zealand...
- [Concept and effectiveness of a treatment program for patients with dementia and their relatives. Results from the Bad Aibling Alzheimer Disease Therapy Center]B Romero
Alzheimer Therapiezentrum, Neurologischen Klinik Bad Aibling Kolbermoorenstrasse 72 83043 Bad Aibling, Germany
Z Gerontol Geriatr 35:118-28. 2002..Further controlled follow-up studies are needed to evaluate the effects of the intervention as dementia progresses and to address hypotheses about factors responsible for benefits as well as for treatment resistance...
- Lung and heart-lung transplant practice patterns in pulmonary hypertension centersE J Pielsticker
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48106-0363, USA
J Heart Lung Transplant 20:1297-304. 2001..CONCLUSIONS: Physicians and patients should be aware of the considerable variability in practice patterns for transplantation in pulmonary hypertension, despite published guidelines...
- Study on histopathology, ultrasonography and some special serum enzymes and collagens for 38 advanced patients of schistosomiasis japonicaShen Guangjin
Anhui Provincial Institute of Schistosomiasis Control, 207 Dongjiao Road, Anhui, Wuhu 241000, People s Republic of China
Acta Trop 82:235-46. 2002..However, in differentiation of the two types of liver damage, ultrasound does not provide important information. Histopathological examination, on the other hand, can provide useful information to identify the hepatic diseases...
- Managing prices for hospital pharmaceuticals: a successful strategy for New Zealand?June M Tordoff
School of Pharmacy, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
Value Health 8:201-8. 2005..The present study was undertaken to determine the effects of this first year of "pooled procurement."..
- Estimating incidence of bacterial meningitis with capture-recapture method, Lazio Region, ItalyA Faustini
Department of Epidemiology, Agency for Public Health, Lazio, Italy
Eur J Epidemiol 16:843-8. 2000..In order to improve both sensitivity and positive predictive value of surveillance, hospital and public health sources should be integrated with laboratory-based system...
- Evaluation of cerebrovascular insult types and their localization in patients due to the presence of elevated body temperatureM Savic
Special Hospital for Cerebrovascular disorders Saint Sava, Belgrade, Serbia
Bratisl Lek Listy 110:332-4. 2009....
- A review of tuberculosis prevention, diagnosis and treatment system in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)John A Linton
International Healthcare Center, Severance Hospital, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
Asia Pac J Public Health 20:148-55. 2008..infrastructure involving 200 people's Country Hospitals, 13 Prophylactic Hospitals, 62 Sanitariums and 4 Special Hospitals. The mid 1990s witnessed a resurgence of tuberculosis in North Korea with 100,000 new cases reported yearly...
- [Quality of life for family members: health promotion for severely handicapped persons staying at home and for family members--systemic approach in Yokohama]S Miyake
Division of Medicine, Yokohama Ryoiku Center for the Severely Handicapped, Japan
No To Hattatsu 28:214-9. 1996..An example of systemic approach to severely handicapped persons in Yokohama was presented, which was rather successful but incomplete...
- Assessment of long-term activity limitations and participation restrictions of persons with traumatic brain injury using the disability rating scaleMartina Varjabić
Department for Neurological Rehabilitation, Special Hospital for Medical Rehabilitation Krapinske Toplice, Krapinske Toplice, Croatia
Coll Antropol 34:157-64. 2010..Rehabilitation is primarily carried out in special hospitals for medical rehabilitation, and occasionally continues with rehabilitation on an outpatient basis or in the ..
- Functional independence, diagnostic groups, hospital stay, and modality of payment in three Croatian seaside inpatient rehabilitation centersNada Tomasovic Mrcela
Eko oporaba, Bednjanska 8A, 10 000 Zagreb, Croatia
Croat Med J 51:534-42. 2010To determine patients' functional independence, diagnostic groups, duration of hospital stay, and modality of payment of rehabilitation in major special hospitals for rheumatology and medical rehabilitation on the Croatian seaside.
- [Surgical treatment of renal carcinoma and thrombosis of the inferior vena cava]V Baláz
Urologické oddelenie NsP F D Roosevelta, Banska Bystrica, Slovenska republika
Rozhl Chir 81:352-6. 2002..This number includes 5 to 10% carcinomas with a tumours thrombus is the renal vein or inferior vena cava. The objective of the present work is to describe diagnostic and surgical methods is patients with this disease...
- Differences in personality and risk characteristics in sex, violent and general offendersLeam A Craig
Forensic Psychology Practice Ltd, The Willows Clinic, West Midlands, UK
Crim Behav Ment Health 16:183-94. 2006..However, none of these studies has examined differences in personality characteristics between violent, sex and general offenders using the Special Hospitals Assessment of Personality and Socialization (SHAPS).
- [Characterization of assistance among philanthropic hospitals in Brazil]Margareth C Portela
Departamento de Administração e Planejamento em Saúde, Escola Nacional de Saude Publica, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
Rev Saude Publica 38:811-8. 2004..To characterize the Brazilian philanthropic hospital network and its relation to the public and private sectors of the Sistema Unico de Saude (SUS) [Brazilian Unified Health System]...
- Kidney biopsy in west of Iran: Complications and histopathological findingsM Rahbar
Department of Pathology, Emam Reza Hospital, Kermanshah, Iran
Indian J Nephrol 19:68-70. 2009..reviewed the medical records and histopathology findings of 135 patients who underwent renal biopsies at two special hospitals affiliated to Kermanshah medical university during a six-year period (2003-2007)...
- Route of discharge for special (high-security) hospital patients with personality disorder. Relationship with re-convictionS Davison
Institute of Psychiatry, London
Br J Psychiatry 175:224-7. 1999..A considerable proportion of patients with personality disorder are discharged directly to the community from special (high-security) hospitals...
- [Clinical analysis of pulmonary tuberculosis detected during follow-up of other underlying diseases]Yoshihiro Kobashi
Division of Respiratory Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, 577 Matsushima, Kurashiki shi, Okayama 701 0192, Japan
Kekkaku 79:1-6. 2004....
- Naphthalan--a natural medicinal productPero Vrzogić
Naftalan Special Hospital for Medical Rehabilitation, Omladinska 23, 10310 Ivanić Grad, Croatia
Acta Dermatovenerol Croat 11:178-84. 2003..Naphthalan is definitely a potent natural medicinal agent, which should be further investigated to confirm its usage in the treatment of these diseases as fully justified...
- [Gastrointestinal tuberculosis--case report]Darko Kosćak
Djelatnost za kirurgiju, Opća bolnica Bjelovar, Bjelovar, Hrvatska
Acta Med Croatica 61:433-8. 2007..On follow up 18 months after the surgery, there were no signs of gastrointestinal involvement...
- Functional consistency across two behavioural modalities: fire-setting and self-harm in female special hospital patientsSarah Miller
Department of Psychology, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
Crim Behav Ment Health 17:31-44. 2007Fire-setting and self-harm behaviours among women in high security special hospitals may be understood using Shye's Action System Theory (AST) in which four functional modes are recognized: 'adaptive', 'expressive', 'integrative', and '..
- The treatment and security needs of patients in special hospitals: views of referring and accepting teamsKapil Sayal
Department of Child Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
Crim Behav Ment Health 12:244-53. 2002..Various studies suggest that 20-30% of patients in England and Wales in high security could be safely managed in medium security but there are no objective criteria and little attention has been paid to differences of opinion...
- The killing of psychiatric patients in Nazi Germany between 1939-1945Michael von Cranach
Bezirkskrankenhaus Kaufbeuren, Kemnater Strasse 16, D 87600 Kaufbeuren, Germany
Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 40:8-18; discussion 19-28. 2003..is followed by the details of the so-called euthanasia program that entailed killing of patients by gas in special hospitals in the years 1939-1941, and in psychiatric hospitals in the years 1942-1945...
- Temporal reliability of psychological assessments for patients in a special hospital with severe personality disorder: a preliminary noteP Tyrer
Department of Psychological Medicine, Imperial College, London, UK
Crim Behav Ment Health 15:87-92. 2005..The new programme for assessing those with dangerous and severe personality disorder relies heavily on psychological assessments of personality disorder and risk...
- Characteristics of offenders deemed not guilty by reason of insanity in PortugalJaime Almeida
Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, Hospital S Francisco Xavier, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Ocidental, 1600 Lisbon, Portugal
Med Sci Law 50:136-9. 2010..Mean duration of inpatient stay did not differ significantly between diagnoses. The findings also point to poor follow-up of the NGRI patients after admission...
- Portrayal of mental illness and special hospitals in the UK pressGeoff Dickens
St Andrew s Healthcare, Billing Road, Northampton
Br J Nurs 17:1058-61. 2008..Secondly, the article examines the press' reporting of the three English high-security special hospitals as an example of how the framing and personalization of stories is used to set the public agenda on mentally ..
- Service costs for severe personality disorder at a special hospitalBarbara Barrett
Centre for the Economics of Mental Health, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, King s College, London SE5 8AF, UK
Crim Behav Ment Health 15:184-90. 2005..Existing cost estimates almost always rely on aggregate estimates of the cost of care rather than individual-level costing, but the latter is necessary for the economic evaluation of new services...
- Delusional parasitosis: folie à deux and attempted murder of a family doctorM L Bourgeois
Universite Bordeaux II, France
Br J Psychiatry 161:709-11. 1992..The case illustrates the intractable nature and potential dangerousness of some of these cases, and their affinity to paranoia...
- Scatolia: psychosis to protestT Mason
Ashworth Hospital Liverpool University
J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 3:303-11. 1996..There are issues of concern from diverse organizational settings that overlap between those persons who engage in scatolia who may be deemed mentally impaired, psychiatrically disordered, or protest behaviour...
- Name change among offender patients: an English high security hospital sampleBirgit Völlm
University of Manchester, Neuroscience and Psychiatry Unit, Manchester, UK
Crim Behav Ment Health 12:269-81. 2002..There is scant literature on change of name among psychiatric patients but a more substantial amount on the use of aliases among offenders. No one to our knowledge has explored name changes among offender patients...
- [Influence of new clinical training system on the neurological clinic and laboratory in university hospital]Toshihide Kumamoto
Department of Neurology and Neuromuscular Disorders, Oita University Faculty of Medicine
Rinsho Shinkeigaku 47:815-6. 2007..This article summarized the problems with discussion...
- Strict volume control and longitudinal changes in cardiac biomarker levels in hemodialysis patientsOlimpia Ortega
Nephrology Service, Hospital Severo Ochoa, Leganes, Spain
Nephron Clin Pract 113:c96-103. 2009....
- Independent sector nursing: dispelling the mythsErika Bowker
Royal Hospital for Neuro disability, London
Nurs Manag (Harrow) 14:14-9. 2007
- Decision-making about risk in people with epilepsy and intellectual disabilityDineke Vallenga
Kempenhaeghe, Heeze, The Netherlands
J Adv Nurs 54:602-11. 2006..This paper reports a study of the process of risk-evaluation and subsequent decision-making in the care for people with epilepsy and intellectual disability...
- Fungal keratitis at the new york eye and ear infirmaryDavid C Ritterband
Department of Ophthalmology, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, NY 10003, USA
Cornea 25:264-7. 2006..This study was designed to review the clinical experience at our institution with fungal keratitis during a 16-year period...
- Ophthalmic manifestations of HIV infections in India in the era of HAART: analysis of 100 consecutive patients evaluated at a tertiary eye care center in IndiaSujit Gharai
Dr Rajendra Prasad Center for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Ophthalmic Epidemiol 15:264-71. 2008..To evaluate ophthalmic manifestations in patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) at the apex institute for eye healthcare in India...
- Trends in children's surgery in EnglandStuart Tanner
University of Sheffield, Academic Unit of Child Health, Sheffield Children s NHS Trust, Western Bank, Sheffield, UK
Arch Dis Child 92:664-7. 2007
- The winds of changePeter Mitchell-Heggs
Trans Med Soc Lond 119:1-11. 2002
- Audit of exracapsular cataract extraction with posterior chamber intraocular lens implantation in a tertiary eye care center in EthiopiaYonas Tilahun
Department of Ophthalmology, Addis Ababa University, Medical Faculty
Ethiop Med J 44:61-6. 2006..Further study with biometric measurement is recommended...
- Optochiasmatic cavernous angioma: unexpected diagnosis. Case reportErcan Ozer
Department of Neurosurgery, Dokuz Eylul University Medical Faculty, Izmir, Turkey
Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 47:128-31. 2007..Postoperatively his visual complaints remained stable, but had improved after 1 year. Optochiasmatic cavernous malformation should be treated by surgical excision, whereas biopsy is useless and may result in enlargement...
- [Severe motor and intellectual disabilities and brain death in children]Masayuki Sasaki
Department of Child Neurology, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Kodaira, Tokyo
No To Hattatsu 45:5-10. 2013..There are many special facilities, for example, special hospitals, special schools, or special day services or nursery systems for children with SMID...
- Changing structure and resources in a rheumatology combined unit during 1977-1999A G Kvalvik
Haugesund Rheumatism Hospital Haugesund
Scand J Rheumatol 36:125-35. 2007..The aim was to study the changing structure and resources in a rheumatism hospital during the period 1977-1999 when rheumatology care was decentralized and new treatment strategies were introduced...
- Cardiac care in specialty and general hospitalsPeter M Cram; Fiscal Year: 2010..Together these analyses will provide much needed information on the relative quality of care provided by specialty cardiac hospitals to policy makers, payors, providers and patients. ..
- Improving Treatment of Newly Diagnosed OsteoporosisPeter Cram; Fiscal Year: 2009..Finally, this work will serve as a model for examining the barriers to and improving treatment of other chronic diseases identified through screening. ..
- MEDICAID MGD CARE FOR CHILDREN WITH SPEC HLTH CARE NEEDSJEAN MITCHELL; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Improving Gastrointestinal Recovery after RadiationGeorge Georges; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Long-Term Outcomes of NO for Ventilated Premature BabiesDerek Angus; Fiscal Year: 2007..Finally, our data will allow assessment of the robustness of early proxies for subsequent outcomes, key for future study design in this area. ..
- Cytokines for Immune Protection from Acute IrradiationGeorge Georges; Fiscal Year: 2005..The secondary endpoint is immune reconstitution. Upon study completion, we will have identified the optimal cytokine treatment and the highest dose of TBI that can be reliably survived without HSC support. ..
- MR ASSESSMENT OF MAGNESIUM IN ACUTE STROKEChelsea Kidwell; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Economic Analysis of Pulmonary Artery Catheter UseDerek Angus; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Genetic And Inflammatory Markers Of SepsisDerek Angus; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- GENE MODIFIED T-CELLS FOR ENGRAFTMENT AND GVHD CONTROLGeorge Georges; Fiscal Year: 2003..We will test if donor CTL specific for host minor histocompatibility antigens can convert mixed to complete donor chimerism. If successful this would make MHC-matched stem cell transplantation less toxic. ..
- HIV IN SEMEN--EFFECTS OF STDS AND ANTIVIRAL THERAPYMyron Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2004..The results of these studies should provide further insight into the regulation of excretion of HIV in semen, transmission of HIV, and to inform public health HIV prevention policies. ..
- Improving Platelet Recovery After RadiationGeorge Georges; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Immunosupression-Resistant Gene Modified Donor T CellsGeorge Georges; Fiscal Year: 2009..Results from these studies have the strong potential to be directly translated to future gene therapy clinical trials. ..
- Gene Modified Donor T Cell Infusion into Mixed ChimerasGeorge Georges; Fiscal Year: 2003..If successful, this study could translate into improved control of the GVH reaction and improved survival after allogeneic HCT. ..
- RCT of Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy in OAJeffrey Katz; Fiscal Year: 2004..If funded, these planning activities would enable us initiate the full trial with minimal delay. ..
- Mathematically modeling the transmission and control of extensively drug resistanSanjay Basu; Fiscal Year: 2008..The goal of this project is to determine how to reduce XDR tuberculosis incidence, using mathematical models of its transmission. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Predictors of Skin Cancer in Commercial Airline PilotsJoyce Nicholas; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- GENETIC STUDIES OF ANEURYSMAL SUBARACHNOID HEMORRHAGEMark Alberts; Fiscal Year: 2003..This research project combined with the PI's background and expertise provide a wide range of patient-oriented mentorship opportunities in clinical and genetic research...