Summary: Groups of persons whose range of options is severely limited, who are frequently subjected to COERCION in their DECISION MAKING, or who may be compromised in their ability to give INFORMED CONSENT.
Publications247 found, 100 shown here
- Distribution of influenza vaccine to high-risk groupsDanielle C Ompad
Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
Epidemiol Rev 28:54-70. 2006..Few studies targeted individuals outside of the health-care and social services sectors. Given the growing disparities in health and health-care access, understanding the way in which interventions can remedy disparities is crucial...
- Transcending the known in public health practice: the inequality paradox: the population approach and vulnerable populationsKatherine L Frohlich
Lea Roback Centre for Research on Health Inequalities, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Montreal, and Groupe de Recherche Interdisciplinaire en Santé, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Am J Public Health 98:216-21. 2008Using the concept of vulnerable populations, we examine how disparities in health may be exacerbated by population-approach interventions...
- Recruiting vulnerable populations into research: a systematic review of recruitment interventionsStacy J UyBico
Section of General Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
J Gen Intern Med 22:852-63. 2007Members of vulnerable populations are underrepresented in research studies.
- Playing it safe: assessing cumulative impact and social vulnerability through an environmental justice screening method in the South Coast Air Basin, CaliforniaJames L Sadd
Department of Environmental Science, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA 94001, USA
Int J Environ Res Public Health 8:1441-59. 2011....
- Barriers and motivators to gaining access to smoking cessation services amongst deprived smokers--a qualitative studyElin Roddy
Division of Respiratory Medicine, School of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 6:147. 2006..Smoking cessation services have been implemented in the UK targeting disadvantaged smokers, but there is little evidence available on how to design services to attract this priority group...
- Identifying vulnerable subpopulations for climate change health effects in the United StatesJohn M Balbus
Environmental Defense Fund, Washington, DC, USA
J Occup Environ Med 51:33-7. 2009....
- Vulnerability and unmet health care needs. The influence of multiple risk factorsLeiyu Shi
Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
J Gen Intern Med 20:148-54. 2005..Most studies have examined the independent effects of these risk factors for poor access, but more practical models are needed to account for the clustering of multiple risks...
- Ethnic disparities in access to care in post-apartheid South AfricaZeida R Kon
Department of Health Management and Policy, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
Am J Public Health 98:2272-7. 2008..We investigated ethnic disparities in obtaining medical care among the 4 major ethnic groups (Blacks, Whites, Coloreds [i.e., those of mixed race], and Asians) in post-apartheid South Africa...
- Improving access to smoking cessation services for disadvantaged groups: a systematic reviewRachael L Murray
Division of Epidemiology and Public Health, UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, University of Nottingham, Clinical Sciences Building, Nottingham City Hospital, Nottingham, UK
J Public Health (Oxf) 31:258-77. 2009..Smoking is a main contributor to health inequalities. Identifying strategies to find and support smokers from disadvantaged groups is, therefore, of key importance...
- All slums are not equal: child health conditions among the urban poorSiddharth Agarwal
USAID EHP Urban Health Program, CDM International Inc
Indian Pediatr 42:233-44. 2005..In view of the differential vulnerabilities across slums, an urban child health program should build context appropriate and community-need-responsive approaches to improve children's health in the slums...
- The influence of patient race and social vulnerability on urologist treatment recommendations in localized prostate carcinomaThomas D Denberg
General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80262, USA
Med Care 44:1137-41. 2006..Such disparities involve barriers to health care, comorbid illnesses, tumor characteristics, and patient preferences. It is unclear whether differences in urologist treatment recommendations also might play a role...
- Relationship between caregiver's and child's caries prevalence among disadvantaged African AmericansS Reisine
Department of Oral Health and Diagnostic Science, Division of Behavioral Sciences, University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA
Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 36:191-200. 2008..To assess the relationship between African-American caregivers' and children's caries levels adjusting for sociodemographic factors...
- How informed is consent in vulnerable populations? Experience using a continuous consent process during the MDP301 vaginal microbicide trial in Mwanza, TanzaniaAndrew Vallely
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
BMC Med Ethics 11:10. 2010..The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of a continuous informed consent process adopted during the MDP301 phase III vaginal microbicide trial in Mwanza, Tanzania...
- American Academy of Nursing Expert Panel report: developing cultural competence to eliminate health disparities in ethnic minorities and other vulnerable populationsJoyce Giger
University of California, Los Angeles, USA
J Transcult Nurs 18:95-102. 2007....
- Identifying vulnerable populations through an examination of the association between multipollutant profiles and povertyJohn Molitor
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Imperial College, London, UK
Environ Sci Technol 45:7754-60. 2011....
- Pandemic influenza preparedness and vulnerable populations in tribal communitiesAmy V Groom
Immunization Services Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
Am J Public Health 99:S271-8. 2009..We outline potential issues to consider in identifying and providing appropriate services for selected vulnerable populations within tribal communities...
- Effective health risk communication about pandemic influenza for vulnerable populationsElaine Vaughan
Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, 3340 Social Ecology 2, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
Am J Public Health 99:S324-32. 2009The consequences of pandemic influenza for vulnerable populations will depend partly on the effectiveness of health risk communications...
- Poorer health and nutritional outcomes in orphans and vulnerable young children not explained by greater exposure to extreme poverty in ZimbabweHelen Watts
Department of Infectious Disease Eidemiology, Imperial College London, St Mary s Campus, UK
Trop Med Int Health 12:584-93. 2007....
- The inverse care law: implications for healthcare of vulnerable populationsKevin Fiscella
Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
J Ambul Care Manage 28:304-12. 2005..This phenomenon, termed the "inverse care law," has implications for healthcare and outcomes for vulnerable populations including low-income persons, racial and ethnic minorities, and the uninsured among others...
- The inverse care law: clinical primary care encounters in deprived and affluent areas of ScotlandStewart W Mercer
General Practice and Primary Care, Division of Community Based Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland
Ann Fam Med 5:503-10. 2007..The inverse care law states that the availability of good medical care tends to vary inversely with the need for it in the population served, but there is little research on how the inverse care law actually operates...
- Consenting of the vulnerable: the informed consent procedure in advanced cancer patients in MexicoEmma L Verastegui
Ethics Committee, Instituto Nacional de Cancerologia, Avenida San Fernando 22, Mexico City, Mexico
BMC Med Ethics 7:E13. 2006..Participants from developing countries may have little or non alternative means of treatment other than that offered through clinical trials. Therefore, the provision of a valid informed consent is important...
- HIV, hepatitis C and HIV/hepatitis C virus co-infection in vulnerable populationsLisa I Backus
Center for Quality Management in Public Health, US Department of Veterans Affairs, Palo Alto, CA, USA
AIDS 19:S13-9. 2005....
- Resource needs to support orphans and vulnerable children in sub-Saharan AfricaJohn Stover
Futures Institute, 41A New London Turnpike, Glastonbury, CT 06033, USA
Health Policy Plan 22:21-7. 2007..This is at least four times current funding and should be a priority topic for donor and national government resource allocation decisions this year...
- Placing ethics in the centre: negotiating new spaces for ethical research in conflict situationsA B Zwi
School of Public Health and Community Medicine, The University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
Glob Public Health 1:264-77. 2006....
- Vulnerability and the patient-practitioner relationship: the roles of gatekeeping and primary care performanceLeiyu Shi
Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Am J Public Health 93:138-44. 2003....
- Environmental health disparities: a framework integrating psychosocial and environmental conceptsGilbert C Gee
University of Michigan School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Environ Health Perspect 112:1645-53. 2004..When not counterbalanced by resources, stressors may lead to heightened vulnerability to environmental hazards...
- Human experimentation in developing countries: improving international practices by identifying vulnerable populations and allocating fair benefitsKristen Farrell
University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, MD, USA
J Health Care Law Policy 9:136-61. 2006
- The motivators and barriers to a smoke-free home among disadvantaged caregivers: identifying the positive levers for changeLaura L Jones
UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, Division of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
Nicotine Tob Res 13:479-86. 2011....
- Prevalence and associated factors of traumatic dental injuries in Brazilian schoolchildrenCristiane B Bendo
Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
J Public Health Dent 70:313-8. 2010..This study investigated the prevalence of traumatic dental injury (TDI) and associated factors in the permanent incisors of Brazilian schoolchildren...
- Higher readmissions at safety-net hospitals and potential policy solutionsJulia Berenson
The Commonwealth Fund, USA
Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 34:1-16. 2012....
- [Aging and becoming vulnerable]Stéfanie Monod
Service de gériatrie et réadaptation gériatrique, CUTR Sylvana, Departement de Medecine, CHUV, 1066 Epalinges
Rev Med Suisse 5:2353-7. 2009..A clinical case of elderly abuse is presented to illustrate vulnerability. Finally, some recommendations to lower the risk of vulnerability in elderly persons are proposed...
- Dentistry and childhood poverty in the United StatesH B Waldman
Department of General Dentistry, Stony Brook University, NY 11794 8706, USA
J Clin Pediatr Dent 37:113-6. 2012..The proportion and numbers of children living in low income families and without health insurance continues to increase. The magnitude of these problems is considered at localized levels in terms of the impact on the use of dental services...
- Delivering smoking cessation support to disadvantaged groups: a qualitative study of the potential of community welfare organizationsJamie Bryant
Centre for Health Research and Psycho oncology, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
Health Educ Res 25:979-90. 2010..The community service setting represents a promising access point for engaging disadvantaged smokers for cessation and further research exploring the effectiveness of support delivered in this setting is clearly warranted...
- Culturally safe research with vulnerable populationsDenise Wilson
School of Health and Social Services, Massey University, Albany, New Zealand
Contemp Nurse 33:69-79. 2009..b>Vulnerable populations are at risk of experiencing inequalities in health experiences and health outcomes, and research ..
- The promise and peril of accountable care for vulnerable populations: a framework for overcoming obstaclesValerie A Lewis
Center for Population Health, Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice in Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 31:1777-85. 2012..However, there is a risk that vulnerable populations may not be fully incorporated into this new model...
- Access to care among vulnerable populations enrolled in commercial HMOsMatthew J Carlson
Portland State University, CareOregon, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 14:372-85. 2003..Nonfinancial barriers appear to be more influential than financial barriers for predicting access problems in commercial HMOs. More work is needed to identify the source of nonfinancial barriers to care among vulnerable populations.
- The virtual dental home: implications for policy and strategyPaul Glassman
Arthur A Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
J Calif Dent Assoc 40:605-11. 2012..The virtual dental home is one such system...
- Health disparities and health equity: concepts and measurementPaula Braveman
Center on Social Disparities in Health, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0900, USA
Annu Rev Public Health 27:167-94. 2006..g., the wealthiest, the most powerful racial/ethnic group-and all others, not only between the best- and worst-off groups. Pursuing health equity means pursuing the elimination of such health disparities/inequalities...
- Impact of therapeutic research on informed consent and the ethics of clinical trials: a medical oncology perspectiveC K Daugherty
Section of Hematology Oncology and the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, University of Chicago, IL 60637 1470, USA
J Clin Oncol 17:1601-17. 1999....
- An assessment of the quality of mammography care at facilities treating medically vulnerable populationsL Elizabeth Goldman
Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
Med Care 46:701-8. 2008Women in medically vulnerable populations, including racial and ethnic minorities, socioeconomically disadvantaged, and residents of rural areas, experience higher breast cancer mortality than do others...
- A sensitivity analysis of the social vulnerability indexMathew C Schmidtlein
Hazards and Vunerability Research Institute, Department of Geography, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29223, USA
Risk Anal 28:1099-114. 2008..Understanding the impacts of changes in index construction and scale are crucial in increasing user confidence in metrics designed to represent the extremely complex phenomenon of social vulnerability...
- Vulnerable populations in Nepal face hostile environmentSunil Pant
HIV AIDS Policy Law Rev 11:87-8. 2006....
- Neighborhoods matter: use of hospitals with worse outcomes following total knee replacement by patients from vulnerable populationsElena Losina
Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Arch Intern Med 167:182-7. 2007..There has been little study of whether total knee replacement (TKR) recipients from vulnerable populations, including racial and ethnic minorities, the poor, the elderly, and the less well educated, are more ..
- Immigrant workers in the United States: recent trends, vulnerable populations, and challenges for occupational healthLinda A McCauley
School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
AAOHN J 53:313-9. 2005....
- Helping vulnerable populations: a comprehensive review of the treatment outcome literature on substance use disorder and PTSDLisa M Najavits
VA Boston Healthcare System, 150 South Huntington Ave, 116 B, Boston, MA 02130, USA
J Clin Psychol 69:433-79. 2013..The few models with past-focused (exposure-based) components also incorporated present-focused approaches for these vulnerable clients. We discuss public health perspectives to advance the field...
- Urban-rural comparison of weight status among women and children living in socioeconomically disadvantaged neighbourhoodsVerity Cleland
Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Melbourne, Vic
Med J Aust 192:137-40. 2010..To compare the weight status of women and children living in socioeconomically disadvantaged rural and urban neighbourhoods in Victoria...
- Race and healthcare disparities: overcoming vulnerablityJohn Stone
Tuskegee University National Center for Bioethics in Research and Health Care, Tuskegee Institute, Alabama 36088, USA
Theor Med Bioeth 23:499-518. 2002..Against this background the paper addresses the ethics of such disparities and how disadvantages of vulnerable populations like African Americans are typically maintained in decision making about how to respond to such ..
- Impact of hepatitis B and C infection on health services utilization in homeless adults: a test of the Gelberg-Andersen Behavioral Model for Vulnerable PopulationsJudith A Stein
Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
Health Psychol 31:20-30. 2012..The Gelberg-Andersen Behavioral Model for Vulnerable Populations (predisposing, enabling, and need variables) was expanded to predict prevalence and awareness of hepatitis ..
- Project: London--supporting vulnerable populationsKaren McColl
Médecins du Monde UK, London E14 5AA
BMJ 332:115-7. 2006
- Barriers to accessing safe motherhood and reproductive health services: the situation of women with disabilities in Lusaka, ZambiaE Smith
Centre for Internationa Child Health, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
Disabil Rehabil 26:121-7. 2004..To ascertain how well health services in Lusaka, Zambia currently meet the safe motherhood and reproductive health care needs of women who have physical impairment leading to disability...
- Psychiatric co-morbidity in vulnerable populations receiving primary care for HIV/AIDSD M Israelski
Stanford University School of Medicine, San Mateo, CA, USA
AIDS Care 19:220-5. 2007..These data suggest that current clinical practices could be improved with the use of appropriate tools and procedures to screen and diagnose mental health disorders in populations with HIV/AIDS...
- Defining, designing, implementing, and evaluating phase 4 HIV prevention effectiveness trials for vulnerable populationsJeffrey A Kelly
Center for AIDS Intervention Research, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53202, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 47:S28-33. 2008....
- How to calculate the annual costs of NGO-implemented programmes to support orphans and vulnerable children: a six-step approachBruce A Larson
Department of International Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
J Int AIDS Soc 14:59. 2011..This approach is applied to the Community-Based Care for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (CBCO) Program implemented by BIDII (a Kenyan NGO) in Eastern Province of Kenya...
- Spatial patterns of diabetes related health problems for vulnerable populations in Los AngelesAndrew J Curtis
Department of American Studies and Ethnicity, College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
Int J Health Geogr 9:43. 2010..Indeed these results were used to support the work of a progressive diabetes clinic to guide management and intervention strategies...
- Vulnerable populations, prison, and federal and state Medicaid policies: avoiding the loss of a right to careLeda M Perez
Collins Center for Public Policy, 150 SE 2nd Avenue, Suite 709, Miami, FL 33131, USA
J Correct Health Care 15:142-9. 2009....
- An exploration of the problems faced by young women living in disadvantaged circumstances if they want to give up smoking: can more be done at general practice level?Lorraine Copeland
Muirhouse Medical Group, 1 Muirhouse Avenue, Muirhouse, Edinburgh EH4 4PL, Scotland, UK
Fam Pract 20:393-400. 2003..The purpose of this study was to explore the barriers faced by women living in deprived circumstances if they want to give up smoking and to determine what help they would like at general practice level...
- [The right to prevention and the challenges of reducing vulnerability to HIV in Brazil]Vera Paiva
Núcleo de Estudos de Prevenção da Aids, Instituto de Psicologia, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Av Prof Mello Moraes 1721, 05508 030 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
Rev Saude Publica 40:109-19. 2006....
- Changes in emergency department access between 2001 and 2005 among general and vulnerable populationsYu Chu Shen
Graduate School of Business and Public Policy, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA 93943, USA
Am J Public Health 100:1462-9. 2010..We analyzed how ease of geographic access to emergency departments (EDs), defined as driving time to the closest ED, changed between 2001 and 2005, and whether access deterioration was more likely to occur in vulnerable communities...
- "It's like an addiction first thing...afterwards it's like a habit": daily smoking behaviour among people living in areas of deprivationAngus Bancroft
Public Health Sciences, Department of Community Health Sciences, Medical School, Edinburgh University, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, UK
Soc Sci Med 56:1261-7. 2003..Crucially, the influences on smoking described by respondents in this study were closely related to circumstances of socio-economic deprivation...
- What does social justice require for the public's health? Public health ethics and policy imperativesLawrence O Gostin
Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 25:1053-60. 2006..This Commentary explores how social justice sheds light on major ongoing controversies in the field, and it provides examples of the kinds of policies that public health agencies, guided by a robust conception of justice, would adopt...
- The relationship between general practice characteristics and quality of care: a national survey of quality indicators used in the UK Quality and Outcomes Framework, 2004-5Mark Ashworth
Department of General Practice and Primary Care, King s College London School of Medicine at Guy s, King s College and St Thomas Hospitals, London, UK
BMC Fam Pract 7:68. 2006..We aimed to determine the relationship between the quality of primary care, as judged by the total QOF score, social deprivation and practice characteristics...
- Mapping community determinants of heat vulnerabilityColleen E Reid
Environmental Health Sciences Division, School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, California 94720 7360, USA
Environ Health Perspect 117:1730-6. 2009..Adverse health impacts from heat waves can be avoided, and epidemiologic studies have identified specific population and community characteristics that mark vulnerability to heat waves...
- HIV infection and reproductive health in teenage women orphaned and made vulnerable by AIDS in ZimbabweS Gregson
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London, UK
AIDS Care 17:785-94. 2005..Predicted substantial expanded increases in orphanhood could hamper efforts to slow the acquisition of HIV infection in successive generations of young adults, perpetuating the vicious cycle of poverty and disease...
- Youth in sub-Saharan AfricaRobert W Blum
Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
J Adolesc Health 41:230-8. 2007..Although acquired immunodeficiency syndrome is the predominant cause of death among youth, maternal mortality remains a major risk of death for youth--in some countries 600 times greater than that of peers in the industrialized world...
- Applying the Gelberg-Andersen behavioral model for vulnerable populations to health services utilization in homeless womenJudith A Stein
University of California, USA
J Health Psychol 12:791-804. 2007We applied the Gelberg-Andersen Behavioral Model for Vulnerable Populations to predict health services utilization (HSU) in 875 homeless US women...
- Bridging the digital divide: reaching vulnerable populationsBetty L Chang
University of California Los Angeles, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 11:448-57. 2004The AMIA 2003 Spring Congress entitled "Bridging the Digital Divide: Informatics and Vulnerable Populations" convened 178 experts including medical informaticians, health care professionals, government leaders, policy makers, researchers, ..
- Early intervention of multiple home visits to prevent childhood obesity in a disadvantaged population: a home-based randomised controlled trial (Healthy Beginnings Trial)Li Ming Wen
Health Promotion Service, Sydney South West Area Health Service, New South Wales, Australia
BMC Public Health 7:76. 2007....
- Associations between health promoting schools' policies and indicators of oral health in BrazilSimone Tetu Moyses
Rua Silveira Peixoto, Curitiba, PR, Brazil CEP 80240 120
Health Promot Int 18:209-18. 2003..Our results suggest that some benefit can be obtained for the improvement of the oral health of children living in deprived areas if they attend supportive schools...
- What are the effects of tobacco policies on vulnerable populations? A better practices reviewLorraine Greaves
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women s Health, BC Women s Hospital, E 311 4500 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3N1
Can J Public Health 97:310-5. 2006..This article reviews three types of tobacco policies--tax and price, smoking location restrictions and sales restrictions--and examines the consequences for Aboriginal people, youth and low-income people...
- MF59-adjuvanted subunit influenza vaccine: an improved interpandemic influenza vaccine for vulnerable populationsJoan Puig Barbera
Centre de Salut Publica de Castello, Avda del Mar, 12, E 12100, Castello, Spain
Expert Rev Vaccines 6:659-65. 2007Influenza is a highly contagious respiratory disease associated with substantial morbidity and mortality in vulnerable populations, especially the elderly...
- Developmental effects of exposure to environmental tobacco smoke and material hardship among inner-city childrenV A Rauh
Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 60 Haven Avenue B 109, New York, NY 10032, USA
Neurotoxicol Teratol 26:373-85. 2004..The study concluded that prenatal exposure to ETS in the home has a negative impact on 2-year cognitive development, and this effect is exacerbated under conditions of material hardship in this urban minority sample...
- Social mobility and self-reported limiting long-term illness among West Indian and South Asian migrants living in England and WalesSeeromanie Harding
Medical Research Unit, Social and Public Health Sciences, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
Soc Sci Med 56:355-61. 2003..In a situation where migrants do not have established economic or social support, the loss of resources or self-esteem could have a disproportionate negative effect on their health...
- Accessibility and equity of health and social care services: exploring the views and experiences of Bangladeshi carers in South Wales, UKJoy Merrell
School of Health Science, University of Wales Swansea, Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP, UK
Health Soc Care Community 14:197-205. 2006..Recommendations for improving the accessibility of health and social care services are proposed, which may assist in promoting more equitable services for carers from the Bangladeshi community...
- The framework for patient care at California community health center dental clinicsBrian K Shue
Clinicas de Salud del Pueblo Inc, Imperial County, CA, USA
J Calif Dent Assoc 37:319-28. 2009..There are 245 California health center sites that provide dental care. This article reviews the framework for patient care at the California community health center dental clinic...
- Influenza vaccination in vulnerable populationsAhmet Baydur
Chest 125:1971-2. 2004
- Prevalence of problematic and injecting drug use for Drug Action Team areas in EnglandMartin Frisher
Department of Medicines Management, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
J Public Health (Oxf) 28:3-9. 2006..This article reports the findings from a study that estimated the number of problematic and injecting drug users for all Drug Action Teams (DATs) in England for 2001...
- Ethics. Protecting communities in biomedical researchC Weijer
Department of Bioethics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 4H7, Canada
Science 289:1142-4. 2000..Depending on the particular community, consent and consultation, consultation alone, or no added protections may be required for research...
- Effect of cross-level interaction between individual and neighborhood socioeconomic status on adult mortality ratesMarilyn Winkleby
Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif 94305 5705, USA
Am J Public Health 96:2145-53. 2006..We examined whether the influence of neighborhood-level socioeconomic status (SES) on mortality differed by individual-level SES...
- Studying vulnerable populations: lessons from the Roma minorityKarolina Kósa
Division of Health Promotion, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary
Epidemiology 18:290-9. 2007..Careful documentation of methodology and active involvement of the minorities themselves can increase trust between the investigators and the research subjects, which can in turn improve research on minority health...
- Vulnerable populations at risk of potentially avoidable hospitalizations: the case of nursing home residents with Alzheimer's diseaseMary W Carter
Center on Aging and Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 20:349-58. 2005....
- Ethics seminars: vulnerable populations in emergency medicine researchTammie Quest
Department of Emergency Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
Acad Emerg Med 10:1294-8. 2003..These issues should be carefully considered when including such patients in research protocols. Special efforts should be made to ensure voluntary participation and understanding of the purposes and risks of participation...
- Inequalities in the dental treatment provided to children: an example from the UKMartin Tickle
Dental Public Health University of Manchester Dental School, Manchester and Salford and Trafford Health Authorities, Manchester, UK
Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 30:335-41. 2002....
- Obesity and diabetes in vulnerable populations: reflection on proximal and distal causesLucy M Candib
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School and Family Health Center of Worcester, Worcester, Mass, USA
Ann Fam Med 5:547-56. 2007..of causation underlying the worldwide epidemic of obesity and diabetes can refocus the work of clinicians and researchers to work at multiple levels to address prevention and treatment for these conditions among vulnerable populations.
- Microbicide research in developing countries: have we given the ethical concerns due consideration?Keymanthri Moodley
Bioethics Unit Tygerberg Division, Faculty of Health Sciences and Centre for Applied Ethics, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
BMC Med Ethics 8:10. 2007....
- Are data on the uptake of disability benefits a useful addition to census data in describing population health care needs?Dermot O'Reilly
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Queen s University Belfast, Northern Ireland
J Health Serv Res Policy 9:165-70. 2004....
- Vulnerability as a function of individual and group resources in cumulative risk assessmentPeter L deFur
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23284, USA
Environ Health Perspect 115:817-24. 2007..However, vulnerability has received little specific attention in the risk assessment literature...
- 'I came back here and started smoking again': perceptions and experiences of quitting among disadvantaged smokersSusan Wiltshire
Department of Community Health Sciences, Edinburgh University, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, UK
Health Educ Res 18:292-303. 2003..The paper concludes that in order to facilitate and sustain smoking cessation, tobacco control interventions need to tackle both nicotine addiction and the material circumstances experienced by disadvantaged smokers...
- Targeting AIDS orphans and child-headed households? A perspective from national surveys in South Africa, 1995-2005Linda M Richter
Child Youth Family and Social Development, Human Sciences Research Council, Dalbridge, South Africa
AIDS Care 20:1019-28. 2008..Poverty is a pitiless backdrop to the AIDS epidemic and needs to be at the heart of strategies to address the needs of all vulnerable children in hard-hit communities...
- Beyond the most willing audiences: a meta-intervention to increase exposure to HIV-prevention programs by vulnerable populationsDOLORES ALBARRACIN
Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Champaign, IL 61820, USA
Health Psychol 27:638-44. 2008..Thus, a meta-intervention was designed to increase participation by an audience of infrequent condom users in Florida...
- Social capital and neighborhood mortality rates in ChicagoKimberly A Lochner
Department of Health, Harvard Center for Society and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
Soc Sci Med 56:1797-805. 2003....
- Delivering HIV services to vulnerable populations: a review of CARE Act-funded researchMartha M McKinney
Community Health Solutions, Inc, Richmond, KY 40475, USA
Public Health Rep 117:99-113. 2002..Once patients gained access to HAART, health insurance status made little difference in clinical outcomes...
- Health insurance coverage for vulnerable populations: contrasting Asian Americans and Latinos in the United StatesMargarita Alegria
Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, USA
Inquiry 43:231-54. 2006..Potential explanations include the type of occupations available to Latinos and Asians, reforms in immigration laws, length of time in the United States, and regional differences in safety-net coverage. Policy implications are discussed...
- Preventing pregnancy and improving health care access among teenagers: an evaluation of the children's aid society-carrera programSusan Philliber
Philliber Research Associates, Accord, NY, USA
Perspect Sex Reprod Health 34:244-51. 2002..Despite the recent declines in rates of teenage pregnancy, relatively little is known about the few programs that have been successful in reducing adolescent pregnancy...
- The relationship between mean birth weight and poverty using the Townsend deprivation score and the Super Profile classification systemP Aveyard
Department of Public Health, Birmingham Health Authority, UK
Public Health 116:308-14. 2002..We conclude that Super Profiles are probably unsuitable as measures of deprivation of small areas...
- Access to essential maternal health interventions and human rights violations among vulnerable communities in eastern BurmaLuke C Mullany
Center for Public Health and Human Rights, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
PLoS Med 5:1689-98. 2008..The goal of this study is to estimate coverage of maternal health services prior to this project and associations between exposure to human rights violations and access to such services...
- The application of a vulnerable populations conceptual model to rural healthSusan Bragg Leight
Department of Nursing, Fairmont State College, Fairmont, West Virginia 26554, USA
Public Health Nurs 20:440-8. 2003This article describes the application of the vulnerable populations conceptual model to rural health. Vulnerable populations are social groups who have an increased susceptibility to adverse health outcomes...
- Barriers to the community support of orphans and vulnerable youth in RwandaTonya Renee Thurman
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
Soc Sci Med 66:1557-67. 2008..The implications of these data for community-based program approaches are discussed...
- Promoting culturally appropriate interventions among vulnerable populationsJoyce Newman Giger
University of California, Los Angeles School of Nursing, USA
Annu Rev Nurs Res 25:293-316. 2007..the health care disciplines have failed to conduct or disseminate culturally competent interventions among vulnerable populations, it is important to note that nursing has long been engaged in such activities...
- Designing research in vulnerable populations: lessons from HIV prevention trials that stopped earlyEdward J Mills
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, HSC 2C12, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 3Z5
BMJ 331:1403-6. 2005
- The impact of partial smokefree legislation on health inequalities: evidence from a survey of 1150 pubs in North West EnglandKaren Tocque
North West Public Health Observatory, Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University, North Street, Liverpool, L3 2AY, UK
BMC Public Health 5:91. 2005..We aimed to survey pubs and bars across the North West of England to assess smoking policies and the proportion and variations by deprivation level of venues preparing and serving food...
- Recruiting vulnerable populations for research: revisiting the ethical issuesLaura Bond Sutton
Department of Health Sciences, Nursing Program, West Liberty State College, PO Box 295, West Liberty, WV 26003, USA
J Prof Nurs 19:106-12. 2003..These well-meaning professionals may limit subject participation in a study involving vulnerable populations under the guise of protecting these individuals from harm...
- A Low-Cost Upper-Extremity Prosthesis for Under-Served PopulationsBRADLEY VEATCH; Fiscal Year: 2006..At present, escalating costs and a pronounced lack of suitable hardware have resulted in a growing yet underserved population of amputees who are not equitably benefiting from technological advancements in the O&P sector. ..
- Harnessing Health IT for Self-Management Support and Medication Activation in a MDean Schillinger; Fiscal Year: 2007..CTSI), the CRN is rapidly expanding its efforts in both effectiveness and implementation research with vulnerable populations. This expansion has intensified engagement of the CRN with the clinicians that serve urban, underserved, ..
- Self-Management in African Americans with Diabetes and HypertensionCheryl Rucker Whitaker; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Diffusion of HIV-1 among Drug Using Men in SE AsiaMichael C Clatts; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Economic Evaluation of Drug Abuse Treatment and HIV Prevention Services for PregnJENNIFER P RUGER; Fiscal Year: 2010..Economic and policy research on the efficiency of drug abuse treatment and HIV prevention services among vulnerable populations such as women, adolescents and members of minority groups is necessary to improve drug abuse and HIV/AIDS ..
- Economic Evaluation of Drug Abuse Treatment and HIV Prevention Services for PregnJENNIFER RUGER; Fiscal Year: 2009..Economic and policy research on the efficiency of drug abuse treatment and HIV prevention services among vulnerable populations such as women, adolescents and members of minority groups is necessary to improve drug abuse and HIV/AIDS ..
- LUNG DRUG DELIVERY WITH CARBON DIOXIDE AEROSOL INHALERSBrian Hansen; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Problem Gambling - A Decade of ChangeJohn Welte; Fiscal Year: 2009..s. ..
- Understanding Barriers to Oral Health Care In Pregnancy: The First Step to ImprovKim Boggess; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Implementing a low-literacy, multimedia IT system to enhance patient-centered canElizabeth Hahn; Fiscal Year: 2007b>Vulnerable populations experience a greater burden of disease, are less informed about diagnosis and treatment, and are less likely to be satisfied with communication with their healthcare providers...
- Community Partnership for Ethical ResearchELIZABETH B RIPLEY; Fiscal Year: 2010..Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in Richmond, Virginia, strives to involve minority, underserved and vulnerable populations in crucial research to understand and improve health disparities...
- Sociodemographic Disparities in Lupus Nephritis: Healthcare Access and OutcomesKaren H Costenbader; Fiscal Year: 2010..S., often causing kidney failure. The reasons why some groups suffer worse outcomes are not known. We will investigate how differences in healthcare access are related to "gaps" in outcomes for lupus kidney disease. ..
- Sociodemographic Disparities in Lupus Nephritis: Healthcare Access and OutcomesKaren Costenbader; Fiscal Year: 2009..S., often causing kidney failure. The reasons why some groups suffer worse outcomes are not known. We will investigate how differences in healthcare access are related to "gaps" in outcomes for lupus kidney disease. ..
- Ethics in Behavioral Health Services ResearchPaul Stiles; Fiscal Year: 2005..evaluation of an intensive four-day training course focusing on ethical and legal issues that arise when vulnerable populations, particularly people with severe mental disabilities, are used as research subjects...
- FOR MOMS:Culturally Relevant Treatment for Perinatal DepressionNANCY GROTE; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- SPARC2000+: Science Fair Drug Abuse Science LiteracyJESSE WHITLOW; Fiscal Year: 2007..RESEARCH GRANT TABLE OF CONTENTS Page Numbers Face Page .................................................................................................................................................. 1 Description, ..
- EPCC'S RISE TO THE CHALLENGE PROGRAMMaria Alvarez; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Health Systems, Quality of Care, and Outcomes in SLEEdward H Yelin; Fiscal Year: 2010..The project could help persons with SLE from low socioeconomic backgrounds by showing that referral to physicians providing high quality care will reduce disparities in outcomes. ..
- Health Systems, Quality of Care, and Outcomes in SLEEdward Yelin; Fiscal Year: 2009..The project could help persons with SLE from low socioeconomic backgrounds by showing that referral to physicians providing high quality care will reduce disparities in outcomes. ..