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.
Publications213 found, 100 shown here
- Advancing health disparities research within the health care system: a conceptual frameworkAmy M Kilbourne
Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
Am J Public Health 96:2113-21. 2006....
- Immunization coverage of vulnerable children: a comparison of health center and national ratesAshley H Schempf
Pennsylvania State University, USA
Med Care Res Rev 60:85-100. 2003....
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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....
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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....
- [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....
- 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...
- 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...
- "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...
- 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.
- 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...
- 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...
- 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....
- 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, ..
- 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...
- 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...
- 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....
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Project: London--supporting vulnerable populationsKaren McColl
, London E14 5AA
BMJ 332:115-7. 2006
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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..Given the overlap in viral illness and comorbidities, optimal models of integrated care need to be developed for populations with HIV, HCV, and HIV/HCV co-infection and who need substance abuse treatment or mental healthcare...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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....
- 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...
- 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....
- Influenza vaccination in vulnerable populationsAhmet Baydur
Chest 125:1971-2. 2004
- 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...
- 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....
- 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...
- 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...
- 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....
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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....
- 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...
- 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.
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Health outcomes assessment in vulnerable populations: measurement challenges and recommendationsElizabeth A Hahn
Evanston Northwestern Healthcare and Institute for Health Services Research and Policy Studies, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:S35-42. 2003..Recommendations for clinical practice and research are offered specifically to address medically underserved and vulnerable populations.
- Resuscitation research involving vulnerable populations: are additional protections needed for emergency exception from informed consent?Jill M Baren
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Acad Emerg Med 12:1071-7. 2005..Of particular importance was the endorsement of the idea that research using EFIC is as important in vulnerable populations as in the general population and that the systematic exclusion of vulnerable populations from ..
- 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
- 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...
- 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....
- Inclusion of immigrant families in U.S. health coverage expansionsSherry Hirota
Asian Health Services, Oakland, CA, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:81-94. 2006..Stabilizing the federal tax base and recognizing the phenomenal amount of federal, state, and local funding that is already spent on medical care for the uninsured are the first steps towards achieving meaningful health care reform...
- Perspectives from the front lines of tobacco controlBarri Burrus
RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:124-42. 2006....
- AIDS mortality before and after the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy: does it vary with socioeconomic group in a country with a National Health System?Carme Borrell
Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Red de Centros de Epidemiología y Salud Pública, Barcelona, Spain
Eur J Public Health 16:601-8. 2006..The aim of this study is to determine whether socioeconomic AIDS mortality inequalities before and after the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) have increased or decreased in a Spanish city where HAART is free...
- Racial disparities in access to care within the cardiac revascularization populationPamela S Miller
University of California, School of Nursing, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
J Natl Black Nurses Assoc 18:63-74. 2007..This will be followed by an exploration of avenues to which nursing science can make substantial contributions...
- Key informants' perceptions of health care for elders at the U.S.-Mexico borderGuifang Guo
University of Arizona College of Nursing, Tucson, Arizona, USA
Public Health Nurs 23:224-33. 2006..This study was part of a systematic assessment to gain an understanding of aging in a rural community along the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona...
- Experiences of hurricane Katrina evacuees in Houston shelters: implications for future planningMollyann Brodie
Henry J Kaiser Family Foundation, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
Am J Public Health 96:1402-8. 2006....
- Access to oral health care - an Australian perspectiveEli Schwarz
Faculty of Dentistry, University of Sydney, Sydney Dental Hospital, Surry Hills, NSW, Australia
Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 34:225-31. 2006..Unless new resources are injected and policy adjustments made, serious changes are unlikely...
- Enrolling vulnerable, uninsured but eligible children in public health insurance: association with health status and primary care accessGregory D Stevens
Division of Community Health, Department of Family Medicine, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
Pediatrics 117:e751-9. 2006....
- A perspective on the dentally uninsuredM Alec Parker
N C Med J 67:209-11. 2006
- Use of preventive care by the working poor in the United StatesJoseph S Ross
Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
Prev Med 44:254-9. 2007..Examine the association between poverty and preventive care use among older working adults...
- Experiences of Maori families accessing health care for their unwell children: a pilot studySusan Bolitho
School Health Service, Regional Public Health, Lower Hutt
Nurs Prax N Z 22:23-32. 2006....
- Vulnerable people, groups, and populations: societal viewDavid Mechanic
Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1220-30. 2007....
- Access to care for U.S. health center patients and patients nationally: how do the most vulnerable populations fare?Leiyu Shi
Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and Hygiene, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Med Care 45:206-13. 2007..Given recent budget cuts to the Medicaid program, health centers remain an important policy option to assure access to care for vulnerable populations.
- Social marketing of insecticide-treated bednets: the case for PakistanS Qazi
Health Systems Division, Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
East Mediterr Health J 13:449-56. 2007..S. $2 per person. Social marketing could be an effective strategy for getting insecticide-treated nets to poor communities in Pakistan who are most vulnerable to malaria...
- People living with HIV and AIDS in everyday conditions of township life in South Africa: between structural constraint and individual tacticsFrederic le Marcis
Department of Social Anthropology, University of Victor Segalen, Bordeaux 2
SAHARA J 2:217-35. 2005..The data were collected during intensive fieldwork carried out in Alexandra township and Diepkloof (Gauteng) in 2001 - 2002, using participant observation and repeated in-depth interviews...
- Re-defining the term health disparitiesJoyce Newman Giger
J Natl Black Nurses Assoc 17:vii-viii. 2006
- Application of health equity audit to health visitingCatherine Pritchard
Charnwood and North West Leicesteshire PCT
Community Pract 80:38-41. 2007..Equity was assessed utilising neighbourhood-based indices of multiple deprivation (IMD) and hours of health visiting activity...
- The economic survival of long stay institutions for impoverished aged peopleMarion Creutzberg
College of Nursing, Nutrtion and Physiotherapy, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil
Rev Lat Am Enfermagem 15:748-54. 2007..Identify structural couplings of Retirement Institutions for the Aged (RIA) with the economic system, in order to maintain those institutions that shelter the poor aged in the Brazilian context...
- Nickel-and-Dimed in America: underserved, understudied, and underestimatedCarolyn M Sampselle
University of Michigan School of Nursing, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Fam Community Health 30:S4-14. 2007....
- Breast cancer disparities and decision-making among U.S. womenGeorgia N L Johnston Polacek
Department of Health and Kinesiology, University of Texas, San Antonio, 6900 N Loop 1604 W, San Antonio, TX 78249, USA
Patient Educ Couns 65:158-65. 2007....
- Insurance + access not equal to health care: typology of barriers to health care access for low-income familiesJennifer E DeVoe
Oregon Health and Science University, Department of Family Medicine, Portland, Ore, USA
Ann Fam Med 5:511-8. 2007..programs have expanded coverage for the poor, and family physicians provide essential services to these vulnerable populations. Despite these efforts, many Americans do not have access to basic medical care...
- 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...
- The persistence of American Indian health disparitiesDavid S Jones
Center for the Study of Diversity in Science, Technology, and Medicine, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 02139, USA
Am J Public Health 96:2122-34. 2006..Understanding how these economic and political forces have operated historically can explain both the persistence of the health disparities and the controversies that surround them...
- Perceived discrimination among severely disadvantaged people with HIV infectionNancy Sohler
Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, City University of New York, 138th St and Covent Ave, City College Campus, New York, NY 10031, USA
Public Health Rep 122:347-55. 2007....
- Planning services for the homeless in the San Francisco peninsulaLars G Osterberg
VA Palo Alto Healthcare System, CA, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:749-56. 2007....
- Women, disadvantage and healthG Luddy
Women s Health Council, Block D, Abbey Court, Irish Life Centre, Abbey Street Lower, Dublin 1
Ir Med J 100:suppl 71-3. 2007..These issues are explored in the paper with special focus on cancer, mental health, cardiovascular disease and sexual health...
- Eliminating oral health disparities: Ethics workshop reactor commentsCaswell A Evans
Prevention and Public Health Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Dentistry, 801 S Paulina, MC 621, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
J Dent Educ 70:1180-3. 2006..The ethics of dental practice and the profession are being called into question. Who will provide the necessary leadership to address and resolve these issues, so that oral health is attainable by all?..
- Equity in health and healthcare in Malawi: analysis of trendsEyob Zere
World Health Organization, Lilongwe, Malawi
BMC Public Health 7:78. 2007..Achievement of the Millennium Development Goals is likely to be compromised if inequities in health/healthcare are not properly addressed...
- Psychiatric emergency room decision-making, social control and the 'undeserving sick'Alisa Lincoln
Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, Boston University School of Public Health, MA 02118, USA
Sociol Health Illn 28:54-75. 2006..This study highlights the importance of the historical relevance of our theoretical understanding of the relationship between social factors and involuntary commitment...
- Disparities in women's health and health care experiences in the United States and Israel: findings from 1998 National Women's Health SurveysCathy Schoen
The Commonwealth Fund, New York, NY, USA
Women Health 37:49-70. 2003..S. managed care plans. The analysis explores the extent to which such a system helps to equalize access experiences with contrasts to the experiences of U.S. women...
- Digital divide and stability of access in African American women visiting urban public health centersLorna Tanya Haughton
Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, KRESGE 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 16:362-74. 2005..Attrition rates were lower among women with access than among those without access. Priorities for future research based on these preliminary findings are discussed...
- Health policy and the coloring of an American male crisis: a perspective on community-based health servicesAmos L Smith
Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, 70 Audubon Street, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
Am J Public Health 93:749-52. 2003..The current design for funding and delivering health care services excludes poor men, particularly men of color. Improving the health of men requires modifications in the way health care is financed, delivered, and managed...
- 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. ..