patient care


Summary: The services rendered by members of the health profession and non-professionals under their supervision for the benefit of the patient. (From Dorland, 28th ed, p269)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Rhinosinusitis: establishing definitions for clinical research and patient care
    Eli O Meltzer
    Department of Pediatrics, Allergy and Asthma Medical Group and Research Center, 9610 Granite Ridge Drive, Suite B, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 114:155-212. 2004
  2. ncbi Burnout and self-reported patient care in an internal medicine residency program
    Tait D Shanafelt
    University of Washington, Veterans Affairs Northwest Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, and Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Ann Intern Med 136:358-67. 2002
  3. pmc Some unintended consequences of information technology in health care: the nature of patient care information system-related errors
    Joan S Ash
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97201 3098, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 11:104-12. 2004
  4. ncbi Finding the "missing 50%" of invasive candidiasis: how nonculture diagnostics will improve understanding of disease spectrum and transform patient care
    Cornelius J Clancy
    Department of Medicine, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 56:1284-92. 2013
  5. ncbi Relationships between scores on the Jefferson Scale of physician empathy, patient perceptions of physician empathy, and humanistic approaches to patient care: a validity study
    Karen M Glaser
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Med Sci Monit 13:CR291-4. 2007
  6. pmc The impact of electronic patient portals on patient care: a systematic review of controlled trials
    Elske Ammenwerth
    Institute of Health Informatics, UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall in Tyrol, Austria
    J Med Internet Res 14:e162. 2012
  7. ncbi Web 2.0 support for residents' and fellows' patient care and educational needs
    Sherry Dodson
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Med Ref Serv Q 30:95-101. 2011
  8. ncbi Physician well being and quality of patient care: an exploratory study of the missing link
    Jean E Wallace
    Department of Sociology, The University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Psychol Health Med 14:545-52. 2009
  9. ncbi Systematic review: the evidence that publishing patient care performance data improves quality of care
    Constance H Fung
    RAND, Santa Monica, California 90407 2138, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:111-23. 2008
  10. pmc Growth in the care of older patients by hospitalists in the United States
    Yong Fang Kuo
    Department of Internal Medicine and the Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0460, USA
    N Engl J Med 360:1102-12. 2009

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  1. ncbi Rhinosinusitis: establishing definitions for clinical research and patient care
    Eli O Meltzer
    Department of Pediatrics, Allergy and Asthma Medical Group and Research Center, 9610 Granite Ridge Drive, Suite B, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 114:155-212. 2004
  2. ncbi Burnout and self-reported patient care in an internal medicine residency program
    Tait D Shanafelt
    University of Washington, Veterans Affairs Northwest Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, and Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Ann Intern Med 136:358-67. 2002
    Burnout is a syndrome of depersonalization, emotional exhaustion, and a sense of low personal accomplishment. Little is known about burnout in residents or its relationship to patient care.
  3. pmc Some unintended consequences of information technology in health care: the nature of patient care information system-related errors
    Joan S Ash
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97201 3098, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 11:104-12. 2004
    Medical error reduction is an international issue, as is the implementation of patient care information systems (PCISs) as a potential means to achieving it...
  4. ncbi Finding the "missing 50%" of invasive candidiasis: how nonculture diagnostics will improve understanding of disease spectrum and transform patient care
    Cornelius J Clancy
    Department of Medicine, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 56:1284-92. 2013
    ..Because negative predictive values are excellent, tests will also be useful for ruling out invasive candidiasis and discontinuing unnecessary antifungal therapy...
  5. ncbi Relationships between scores on the Jefferson Scale of physician empathy, patient perceptions of physician empathy, and humanistic approaches to patient care: a validity study
    Karen M Glaser
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Med Sci Monit 13:CR291-4. 2007
    ..Empathy is the backbone of a positive physician-patient relationship. Physician empathy and the patient's awareness of the physician's empathic concern can lead to a more positive clinical outcome...
  6. pmc The impact of electronic patient portals on patient care: a systematic review of controlled trials
    Elske Ammenwerth
    Institute of Health Informatics, UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall in Tyrol, Austria
    J Med Internet Res 14:e162. 2012
    ..Although patient portals are already being implemented, it is still unclear in which ways these technologies can influence patient care.
  7. ncbi Web 2.0 support for residents' and fellows' patient care and educational needs
    Sherry Dodson
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Med Ref Serv Q 30:95-101. 2011
    This article discusses librarian support of medical education programs and patient care with blogs and wikis. Pedagogical background for using Web 2.0 tools in educational settings is explored and example applications given...
  8. ncbi Physician well being and quality of patient care: an exploratory study of the missing link
    Jean E Wallace
    Department of Sociology, The University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Psychol Health Med 14:545-52. 2009
  9. ncbi Systematic review: the evidence that publishing patient care performance data improves quality of care
    Constance H Fung
    RAND, Santa Monica, California 90407 2138, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:111-23. 2008
    ..Previous reviews have shown inconsistent effects of publicly reported performance data on quality of care, but many new studies have become available in the 7 years since the last systematic review...
  10. pmc Growth in the care of older patients by hospitalists in the United States
    Yong Fang Kuo
    Department of Internal Medicine and the Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0460, USA
    N Engl J Med 360:1102-12. 2009
    National and population-based information on the increase in patient care by hospitalists in the United States is lacking.
  11. ncbi Patient care information systems and health care work: a sociotechnical approach
    M Berg
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Med Inform 55:87-101. 1999
    Those who face the difficulties of developing useful patient care information systems (PCISs) often stress the importance of 'organizational issues'...
  12. ncbi Rhinosinusitis: Establishing definitions for clinical research and patient care
    Eli O Meltzer
    Allergy and Asthma Medical Group and Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego 92123, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 131:S1-62. 2004
  13. pmc Ergonomic practices within patient care units are associated with musculoskeletal pain and limitations
    Jack T Dennerlein
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Ind Med 55:107-16. 2012
    With the high prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) for patient care unit workers, prevention efforts through ergonomic practices within units may be related to symptoms associated with typical work-related MSDs.
  14. pmc Timely detection of localized excess influenza activity in Northern California across patient care, prescription, and laboratory data
    Sharon K Greene
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, MA, USA
    Stat Med 30:549-59. 2011
    ..Although limited to one health plan, location, and year, these results can inform the choice of data streams for public health surveillance of influenza...
  15. ncbi Can final year medical students significantly contribute to patient care? A pilot study about the perception of patients and clinical staff
    Christian Scheffer
    Integrated curriculum for Anthroposophic Medicine, University of Witten Herdecke, Witten, Germany
    Med Teach 32:552-7. 2010
    Active participation of medical students in patient care has been shown to be important for professional development of learners. Not much is known about the impact of active student participation (ASP) to the quality of patient care.
  16. ncbi Providing patient care in community pharmacies: practice and research in Finland
    J Simon Bell
    Division of Social Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Ann Pharmacother 41:1039-46. 2007
    To describe the provision of patient care in community pharmacies in Finland.
  17. ncbi Sleep, fatigue, and medical training: setting an agenda for optimal learning and patient care
    Daniel J Buysse
    Sleep 26:218-25. 2003
  18. ncbi Do sepsis biomarkers in the emergency room allow transition from bundled sepsis care to personalized patient care?
    Philipp Schuetz
    Department of Internal Medicine, Kantonsspital Aarau, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Crit Care 18:341-9. 2012
  19. ncbi Self-care management of heart failure: practical recommendations from the Patient Care Committee of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology
    Mitja Lainscak
    Division of Cardiology, University Clinic of Respiratory and Allergic Diseases Golnik, Golnik 36 SI 4204 Golnik, Slovenia
    Eur J Heart Fail 13:115-26. 2011
    ..It also defines avenues of research to optimize self-care strategies in a number of key areas to derive further benefits...
  20. ncbi Relationship between service ecology, special observation and self-harm during acute in-patient care: City-128 study
    Len Bowers
    Psychiatric Nursing, City University, Philpot Street, London E1 2EA, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 193:395-401. 2008
    ..Special observation (the allocation of nurses to watch over nominated patients) is one means by which psychiatric services endeavour to keep in-patients safe from harm. The practice is both contentious and of unknown efficacy...
  21. pmc Mobile technology supporting trainee doctors' workplace learning and patient care: an evaluation
    Wendy Hardyman
    Cardiff Unit for Research and Evaluation in Medical and Dental Education, Cardiff University School of Social Sciences, 2nd Floor, Glamorgan Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3WT, UK
    BMC Med Educ 13:6. 2013
    ..Aiming to assist workplace learning, Wales Deanery funded "iDoc", a project offering trainee doctors a Smartphone library of medical textbooks...
  22. ncbi Longitudinal study of effects of patient characteristics on direct costs in Alzheimer disease
    C W Zhu
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Bronx VA Medical Center, 130 West Kingsbridge Road, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    Neurology 67:998-1005. 2006
    ..To estimate long-term trajectories of direct cost of caring for patients with Alzheimer disease (AD) and examine the effects of patients' characteristics on cost longitudinally...
  23. ncbi Empathic and sympathetic orientations toward patient care: conceptualization, measurement, and psychometrics
    Mohammadreza Hojat
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Acad Med 86:989-95. 2011
    To develop instruments for measuring empathic and sympathetic orientations in patient care and to provide evidence in support of their psychometrics.
  24. ncbi Peripheral intravenous catheters: the road to quality improvement and safer patient care
    S Boyd
    University of Dundee NHS Ayrshire and Arran, UK
    J Hosp Infect 77:37-41. 2011
    ..In order to improve compliance, further implementation of the PVC care bundle throughout the hospital has been necessary...
  25. ncbi The difference between integration and collaboration in patient care: results from key informant interviews working in multiprofessional health care teams
    Heather S Boon
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 32:715-22. 2009
  26. ncbi Resource use and patient care associated with chronic kidney disease in a managed care setting
    James D Robbins
    Product Development, Ingenix Pharmaceutical Information Products, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 9:238-47. 2003
    ..To describe the resource utilization and care of chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients in a managed care plan...
  27. pmc Special article: Future directions in malignant hyperthermia research and patient care
    Sharon J Hirshey Dirksen
    MHAUS, 1 North Main St, PO Box 1069, Sherburne, NY 13460, USA
    Anesth Analg 113:1108-19. 2011
    ..In this Special Article, we highlight key concepts and theories presented at the conference along with exciting new trends and challenges in MH research and patient care.
  28. ncbi Impact of laboratory accreditation on patient care and the health system
    Trevor F Peter
    Clinton Health Access Initiative, 383 Dorchester Ave, Suite 400, Boston, MA 02127, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 134:550-5. 2010
    ..Further studies are needed to strengthen the evidence on the benefits of accreditation and to justify the resources needed to implement accreditation programs aimed at improving the performance of laboratory systems...
  29. ncbi An alternative approach to reducing the costs of patient care? A controlled trial of the multi-disciplinary doctor-nurse practitioner (MDNP) model
    Susan L Ettner
    School of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, UCLA School of Medicine, 911 Broxton Plaza, Room 106, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Med Decis Making 26:9-17. 2006
    ..The authors examined the net cost savings associated with care management by teams of physicians and nurse practitioners, along with daily multidisciplinary rounds and postdischarge patient follow-up...
  30. ncbi Sensitivity and specificity of patient self-report of influenza and pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccinations among elderly outpatients in diverse patient care strata
    Richard Kent Zimmerman
    Department of Family Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3518 Fifth Avenue, PA 15261, USA
    Vaccine 21:1486-91. 2003
    ..High negative predictive values indicate that clinicians can confidently vaccinate based on negative patient self-report...
  31. ncbi Systematic review: association of shift length, protected sleep time, and night float with patient care, residents' health, and education
    Darcy A Reed
    Division of Primary Care Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Ann Intern Med 153:829-42. 2010
    ..Protected sleep time (that is, "nap") is strongly encouraged. As duty-hour reforms are implemented, examination of the quality and outcomes of the relevant literature is important...
  32. pmc Time spent in face-to-face patient care and work outside the examination room
    Andrew Gottschalk
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:488-93. 2005
    ..This study documented how physicians spend time during the workday, including time outside the examination room, and compared observed face-to-face patient care time with that reported in NAMCS.
  33. ncbi A prospective randomized trial comparing traditional and fast-track patient care in elective open infrarenal aneurysm repair
    Bernd Muehling
    Department of Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Ulm, Steinhovelstrasse 9, 89075 Ulm, Germany
    World J Surg 33:577-85. 2009
    ..In terms of elective open infrarenal aneurysm repair, no evidence is available about such programs. To address this issue, we have conducted a randomized prospective pilot study...
  34. pmc Medical student-run health clinics: important contributors to patient care and medical education
    Scott A Simpson
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:352-6. 2007
    ..Despite the popularity of medical student-run health clinics among U.S. medical schools, there is no information about how many clinics exist, how many students volunteer there, or how many patients they see and what services they offer...
  35. ncbi Suffering related to health care: a study of breast cancer patients' experiences
    Maria Arman
    Department of Welfare and Care, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Linkoping, 60174 Norrköping, Sweden
    Int J Nurs Pract 10:248-56. 2004
    ..In an ethical, existential and ontological sense, suffering related to health care is basically a matter of neglect and uncaring where the patient's existential suffering is not seen and she is not viewed as a whole human being...
  36. ncbi How to read a systematic review and meta-analysis and apply the results to patient care: users' guides to the medical literature
    Mohammad Hassan Murad
    Division of Preventive Medicine and Knowledge and Evaluation Research Unit, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota
    JAMA 312:171-9. 2014
    ..When clinicians apply the results of a systematic review or meta-analysis to patient care, they should start by evaluating the credibility of the methods of the systematic review, ie, the extent to ..
  37. pmc The specialty of colon and rectal surgery: its impact on patient care and role in academic medicine
    Walter E Longo
    Department of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Yale J Biol Med 76:63-77. 2003
    ..The specialty of colorectal surgery will continue to translate into improved patient care and positively impact in academic medicine by providing expertise into student and resident training and ..
  38. pmc Resident duty hours and the delicate balance between education and patient care
    Diane B Wayne
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1120-1. 2008
  39. ncbi Board oversight of patient care quality in community health systems
    Lawrence D Prybil
    College of Public Health, General Hospital, 200 Hawkins Drive, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Am J Med Qual 25:34-41. 2010
    In hospitals and health systems, ensuring that standards for the quality of patient care are established and continuous improvement processes are in place are among the board's most fundamental responsibilities...
  40. ncbi Implementation of the European Working Time Directive in an NHS trust: impact on patient care and junior doctor welfare
    Hugh F McIntyre
    The Conquest Hospital, East Sussex Hospitals Trust, St Leonards on Sea
    Clin Med 10:134-7. 2010
    ..To assess the impact upon patient care and junior doctor welfare a retrospective observational survey comparing data from the year prior to and the ..
  41. pmc Patient care outside of office visits: a primary care physician time study
    Melinda A Chen
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluative Sciences Research, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, 1300 York Avenue, Box 46, New York, NY 10065, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:58-63. 2011
    b>Patient care provided by primary care physicians outside of office visits is important for care coordination and may serve as a substitute for office visits.
  42. ncbi A Faculty Development Program can result in an improvement of the quality and output in medical education, basic sciences and clinical research and patient care
    Peter Erich Dieter
    University of Technology Dresden, Fetscherstrasse 74, D 01307 Dresden, Germany
    Med Teach 31:655-9. 2009
    ..and the certification, resulted in an improvement of the quality and output of medical education and was accompanied in an improvement of the quality and output of basic sciences and clinical research and interdisciplinary patient care.
  43. pmc An enhanced community advanced pharmacy practice experience model to improve patient care
    Rosemin Kassam
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    Am J Pharm Educ 73:25. 2009
  44. ncbi The value and impact of information provided through library services for patient care: a systematic review
    Alison L Weightman
    Information Services, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF24 0DE, UK
    Health Info Libr J 22:4-25. 2005
    ..An updated systematic review was carried out of research studies looking at the value and impact of library services on health outcomes for patients and time saved by health professionals...
  45. ncbi Leaving the practice: effects of primary care physician departure on patient care
    Anne G Pereira
    Center for Ethics in Managed Care and the Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02446, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:2733-6. 2003
    ..Little is known, however, about how PCP departure may affect patients' quality of health care...
  46. ncbi Molecular prognostic testing and individualized patient care in uveal melanoma
    J William Harbour
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 148:823-9.e1. 2009
    To critically assess the status of molecular prognostic testing and its use for individualized patient care in uveal melanoma.
  47. pmc Hospital-based comparative effectiveness centers: translating research into practice to improve the quality, safety and value of patient care
    Craig A Umscheid
    Center for Evidence Based Practice, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:1352-5. 2010
    ..To better understand this potential, the current activity and impact of hospital-based CE centers in the US should be rigorously examined...
  48. ncbi Bipolar disorder patient care opportunities: let's answer the call
    Charles F Caley
    School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 43:1890-2. 2009
    ..Described here are the results of this study and opportunities for pharmacists to support this important patient population...
  49. ncbi Impact of an early pregnancy problem service on patient care and Emergency Department presentations
    Sandra Brownlea
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St George Hospital Kogarah, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 45:108-11. 2005
    ..This clinic was established in June 1996...
  50. ncbi Residency schedule, burnout and patient care among first-year residents
    Lauren Block
    Department of Medicine, Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine, Lake Success, New York 11042, USA
    Postgrad Med J 89:495-500. 2013
    ..The 2011 US Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) mandates reaffirm the need to design residency schedules to augment patient safety and minimise resident fatigue...
  51. ncbi Self reported clinical pharmacist interventions under-estimate their input to patient care
    H Boardman
    Department of Medicines Management, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    Pharm World Sci 23:55-9. 2001
    OBJECTIVE: Pharmacists' impact on individual patient care is difficult to measure especially the contribution made by clinical pharmacy ward visits...
  52. ncbi Translating chronic kidney disease epidemiology into patient care--the individual/public health risk paradox
    Angharad Marks
    University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:iii65-72. 2012
    ..To understand the clinical relevance and translate that into information to support individual patient care and service planning, we explored clinical outcomes in a large British CKD cohort, identified through routine ..
  53. ncbi Use of the medical Ethics Consultation Service in a busy Level I trauma center: impact on decision-making and patient care
    Laura S Johnson
    Department of Surgery, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am Surg 78:735-40. 2012
  54. ncbi A new tool to give hospitalists feedback to improve interprofessional teamwork and advance patient care
    Benjamin J Chesluk
    American Board of Internal Medicine ABIM, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:2485-92. 2012
    ..Assessment Module (TEAM), a tool for physicians to evaluate how they perform as part of an interprofessional patient care team...
  55. pmc Benchmarking HIV health care: from individual patient care to health care evaluation. An example from the EuroSIDA study
    Daria N Podlekareva
    Copenhagen HIV Programme, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Infect Dis 12:229. 2012
    ..State-of-the-art care involving the utilisation of multiple health care interventions is the basis for an optimal long-term clinical prognosis for HIV-patients. We evaluated health care for HIV patients based on four key indicators...
  56. ncbi Providing patient care in community pharmacies in Australia
    Shalom I Benrimoj
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Ann Pharmacother 39:1911-7. 2005
    ..To describe Australia's community pharmacy network in the context of the health system and outline the provision of services...
  57. ncbi Where is the evidence that master's level nursing education makes a difference to patient care? A literature review
    Sarah M Cotterill-Walker
    Critical Care Department, Waikato Hospital, New Zealand
    Nurse Educ Today 32:57-64. 2012
    This paper reports on a literature review conducted to explore whether there is evidence that postgraduate nursing education at master's level affects patient care.
  58. pmc An Integrated Model for Patient Care and Clinical Trials (IMPACT) to support clinical research visit scheduling workflow for future learning health systems
    Chunhua Weng
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Biomed Inform 46:642-52. 2013
    ..a clinical research visit scheduling system that can potentially coordinate clinical research visits with patient care visits and increase efficiency at clinical sites where clinical and research activities occur simultaneously...
  59. ncbi Duty-hour limits and patient care and resident outcomes: can high-quality studies offer insight into complex relationships?
    Ingrid Philibert
    Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, Chicago, Illinois 60654, USA
    Annu Rev Med 64:467-83. 2013
    ..We highlight specific areas for research and offer recommendations for national policy...
  60. pmc Comparing patient care seeking pathways in three models of hospital and TB programme collaboration in China
    Xiaolin Wei
    School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2 F, School of Public Health and Primary Care, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong, N T, China
    BMC Infect Dis 13:93. 2013
    ..This study aims to compare patient care seeking pathways under the three models, and to provide policy recommendation for the TB control system reform ..
  61. ncbi The Safe and Effective Clinical Outcomes (SECO) clinic: learning responsibility for patient care through simulation
    Martyn Williamson
    Department of General Practice and Rural Health, Dunedin School of Medicine, Otago University, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Teach Learn Med 25:155-8. 2013
    ..This article describes a simulated General Practice clinic for medical students, which incorporates specific features to aid learning of clinical problem solving...
  62. ncbi Clinical documentation for patient care: models, concepts, and liability considerations for pharmacists
    Seena Zierler-Brown
    Integrated Pharmacotherapy Services, Palm Beach Atlantic University, West Palm Beach, FL, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:1851-8. 2007
    ..A guide to the appropriate documentation of the critical aspects of the patient medical record to ensure reimbursement and the reduction of medical liability is presented...
  63. ncbi DNA testing for familial hypercholesterolemia: improving disease recognition and patient care
    Athanasios Vergopoulos
    Max Delbruck Center for Molecular Medicine, University Hospital Charite, Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Am J Pharmacogenomics 2:253-62. 2002
    ..Genetics-based diagnostics will complement identification of FH while improving cardiovascular risk prediction, prevention of disease and treatment efficacy...
  64. ncbi Evaluation of two different hand hygiene procedures during routine patient care
    F Eksi
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Gaziantep University, Gaziantep, Turkey
    J Int Med Res 38:2084-92. 2010
    ..HWR) on numbers of total and transient flora colonies on the hands of healthcare workers (HCWs) during routine patient care was assessed...
  65. ncbi An 'Honest Broker' mechanism to maintain privacy for patient care and academic medical research
    Andrew D Boyd
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Int J Med Inform 76:407-11. 2007
    ..This problem cuts across all electronic record sources from patient care records to academic medical research records.
  66. ncbi [Cost-effectiveness analysis of schizophrenic patient care settings: impact of an atypical antipsychotic under long-acting injection formulation]
    P M Llorca
    Service de Psychiatrie, CHU, Clermont Ferrand, France
    Encephale 31:235-46. 2005
    ..Several studies have shown a significant improvement in compliance related to the pharmaceutical formulation of antipsychotics. Hospitalization and relapse risks are lower in compliant than in non-compliant patients...
  67. ncbi The evolution of the pathway and its role in improving patient care
    G Mould
    School of Management, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:e14. 2010
    ..The patient pathway can serve various roles, and it may be mapped in different ways using a variety of media. This paper reviews the evolution of the patient pathway comparing the merits of different media...
  68. ncbi The impact of the "business" of pain medicine on patient care
    Mary Lou Taylor
    Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53188, USA
    Pain Med 12:763-72. 2011
    The objective of this article was to examine the impact on patient care of the growing economic forces in pain medicine.
  69. ncbi Use of quality indicators in patient care: a senior primary care physician trying to take good care of his patients
    Bruce E Landon
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 307:956-64. 2012
    ..Dr A clearly has the welfare of his patients at heart, and his experience and perspective could help improve his organization's systems of care and identify resources to deliver the best care...
  70. ncbi Report cards: relevance for nursing and patient care safety
    L McGillis Hall
    Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Faculty of Nursing, Nursing Effectiveness, Utilization, and Outcomes Research Unit, University of Toronto, Ontario
    Int Nurs Rev 49:168-77. 2002
    ..representations of the quality of nursing care provided in the system and the relevance of this care to patient care safety...
  71. pmc Prehospital electronic patient care report systems: early experiences from emergency medical services agency leaders
    Adam B Landman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e32692. 2012
    ..priority; however, little is known about the experiences of EMS agencies as they adopt and implement electronic patient care report (e-PCR) systems...
  72. ncbi Evidence-based treatment and practice: new opportunities to bridge clinical research and practice, enhance the knowledge base, and improve patient care
    Alan E Kazdin
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Am Psychol 63:146-59. 2008 their commitment to providing the best of psychological knowledge and methods to improve the quality of patient care. This article highlights issues in the research- practice debate as a backdrop for rapprochement...
  73. ncbi A comparison of patient care units with high versus low levels of missed nursing care
    Beatrice J Kalisch
    Titus Distinguished Professor of Nursing and Director, Nursing Business and Health Systems, School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 37:320-8. 2012
    In a previous study, the nursing staff on 110 patient care units in 10 hospitals participated in a quantitative study of missed nursing care.
  74. ncbi Bringing back the basics of nursing: defining patient care essentials
    Teri Britt Pipe
    College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
    Nurs Adm Q 36:225-33. 2012
    ..This article describes the various phases of this initiative and includes the resulting "Patient Care Essentials" document.
  75. ncbi Educating to improve patient care: integrating quality improvement into a medical school curriculum
    Prathibha Varkey
    Division of Preventive and Occupational Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Baldwin 5A, 200 1st SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Med Qual 22:112-6. 2007
    ..This curriculum prepares physicians in training to be knowledgeable about common systems issues and medical errors in clinical practice and has the potential for application in undergraduate medical education...
  76. ncbi Integrating the hospital library with patient care, teaching and research: model and Web 2.0 tools to create a social and collaborative community of clinical research in a hospital setting
    Blanca San José Montano
    Health Science Library, Hospital Universitario de Móstoles, Madrid, Spain
    Health Info Libr J 27:217-26. 2010
    ..Information technologies and certain Web 2.0 tools may provide new models to tackle these problems, allowing for a collaborative approach and bridging the gap between clinical practice, teaching and research...
  77. pmc How do we get the measure of patient care?
    Nigel Hawkes
    BMJ 336:249. 2008
  78. ncbi Impact of a continuing education program on pharmacists' knowledge and attitudes toward asthma patient care
    Yi Chun Chiang
    Department of Pharmacy, Taipei Medical University Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Med Princ Pract 19:305-11. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of an asthma continuing education program on pharmacists' knowledge and attitudes related to asthma pharmaceutical care...
  79. ncbi Evaluation of drug use in Jordan using WHO patient care and health facility indicators
    S Otoom
    Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
    East Mediterr Health J 8:544-9. 2002
    ..An average of 80% of key drugs were available at centres. Baseline data gathered by this study can be used by researchers and policymakers to monitor and improve pharmaceutical prescribing and consumption practices in Jordan...
  80. ncbi Does postural assessment contribute to patient care?
    Shirley A Sahrmann
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 32:376-9. 2002
  81. ncbi Cardiology and nephrology: time for a more integrated approach to patient care?
    Alex Hobson
    Eur Heart J 26:1576-8. 2005
  82. ncbi Preliminary radiology resident interpretations versus final attending radiologist interpretations and the impact on patient care in a community hospital
    Richard B Ruchman
    Department of Radiology, Monmouth Medical Center, 300 Second Ave, Long Branch, NJ 07740, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 189:523-6. 2007
    ..The objective of our study was to determine the rate of discrepancies between the two interpretations and the possible effect, if any, on patient care.
  83. ncbi Application of the principles of evidence-based medicine to patient care
    Nouansy K Wilton
    Department of Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234 6200, USA
    South Med J 105:136-43. 2012
    ..the best evidence available from the medical literature, appraise the evidence, and apply the evidence to patient care) and how to execute each step properly, multiple examples of how to apply EBM to patient care, and examples of ..
  84. ncbi The impact of the 4 h target on patient care and outcomes in the Emergency Department: an analysis of hospital incidence data
    Jenny V Freeman
    Health Services Research Section, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Emerg Med J 27:921-7. 2010
    Recent government initiatives in the NHS have seen patient care becoming increasingly target-driven...
  85. ncbi An open, interoperable, and scalable prehospital information technology network architecture
    Adam B Landman
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 15:149-57. 2011
    ..connectivity to share data between ambulance devices and EMS system information services and 2) an electronic patient care report to organize and archive all electronic prehospital data...
  86. pmc The role of the work context in multiple wellness outcomes for hospital patient care workers
    Glorian Sorensen
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 53:899-910. 2011
    To examine the relationships among low back pain (LBP), inadequate physical activity, and sleep deficiency among patient care workers, and of these outcomes to work context.
  87. pmc Missing clinical information in NHS hospital outpatient clinics: prevalence, causes and effects on patient care
    Susan J Burnett
    Centre for Patient Safety and Service Quality, Imperial College London, Department of Surgery, Division of Surgery and Cancer, Faculty of Medicine, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:114. 2011
    ..Our objectives were to assess the frequency, nature and potential impact on patient care of missing clinical information in NHS hospital outpatients and to assess the principal causes...
  88. pmc Tuberculosis pharmacotherapy: strategies to optimize patient care
    Carole D Mitnick
    Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, 643 Huntington Ave, 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 10:381-401. 2009
    ..Multi-drug resistant TB and TB in individuals coinfected with HIV present additional treatment challenges...
  89. ncbi Applications of laparoscopic surgery in urology: impact on patient care
    Grant D Taylor
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390 9110, USA
    Med Clin North Am 88:519-38. 2004
    ..The urologic community must meet this challenge and train future urologists to meet the expected demand...
  90. ncbi Measuring the impact of medicines information services on patient care: methodological considerations
    Anne Spinewine
    Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Pharm World Sci 24:177-81. 2002
    ..However, there are several methodological issues that are important in the interpretation of such studies...
  91. ncbi Is there a relationship between high-quality performance in major teaching hospitals and residents' knowledge of quality and patient safety?
    Susan K Pingleton
    Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC, USA
    Acad Med 84:1510-5. 2009
    ..They assessed the presence of formal and informal quality curricula to determine whether programmatic differences exist...
  92. ncbi StructConsult: structured real-time wet read consultation infrastructure to support patient care
    Craig Morioka
    Medical Informatics, University of California, Department of Radiological Sciences, Los Angeles 90024, United States
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:429-33. 2007 to improve physician to physician communication of patient information, and how to prevent lapses of patient care as they are referred to other clinicians within the healthcare system...
  93. ncbi Development of a measure of attitude toward nutrition in patient care
    W C McGaghie
    Office of Medical Education McGaghie, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611 3008, USA
    Am J Prev Med 20:15-20. 2001
    Development of reliable measures of medical student and resident attitudes about nutrition in patient care is needed before the effects of educational interventions or clinical experience can be gauged...
  94. ncbi A review of outcomes of individualised nursing interventions on adult patients
    Riitta Suhonen
    Health Care District of Forssa, Forssa, Finland
    J Clin Nurs 17:843-60. 2008
    ..Background. Although the delivery of individualised nursing interventions is important there is limited evidence about how these interventions enhance patient outcomes...
  95. ncbi Digital pathology in Europe: coordinating patient care and research efforts
    Marcial Garcia Rojo
    Hospital General de Ciudad Real, 13005 Ciudad Real, Spain
    Stud Health Technol Inform 150:997-1001. 2009
    ..Nowadays, further discussion is needed on the adequacy of current existing technical solutions, including for instance quality of images obtained by scanners, or the efficiency of image analysis applications...
  96. ncbi Fiberoptic oral intubation: the effect of model fidelity on training for transfer to patient care
    Deven B Chandra
    Department of Anesthesiology, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada
    Anesthesiology 109:1007-13. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine which of two educational interventions allows learners to gain greater capacity for performing the procedure...
  97. ncbi The balancing act: patient care time versus cost
    Judith Lloyd Storfjell
    Department of Public Health, Mental Health, and Administrative Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Nurs Adm 38:244-9. 2008
    ..Because nursing wages constitute a high proportion of a hospital's budget, understanding the costs of nursing activities is critical to managing them...
  98. ncbi Single source information systems to connect patient care and clinical research
    Martin Dugas
    Department of Medical Informatics and Biomathematics, University of Munster, D 48149 Munster, Germany
    Stud Health Technol Inform 150:61-5. 2009
    Currently documentation processes for routine patient care and clinical research are kept separate (dual source)...
  99. ncbi The gut microbiota as a target for improved surgical outcome and improved patient care
    James Kinross
    Departments of BioSurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College, St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London, W2 1NY, UK
    Curr Pharm Des 15:1537-45. 2009
    ..This paper reviews the role of the gut microbiome in determining surgical outcome, and highlights research into the mammalian microbial symbiotic axis which is leading to novel therapeutic interventions in surgery...
  100. pmc Analysis of questions asked by family doctors regarding patient care
    J W Ely
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Drive, 01291 D PFP, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    BMJ 319:358-61. 1999
    To characterise the information needs of family doctors by collecting the questions they asked about patient care during consultations and to classify these in ways that would be useful to developers of knowledge bases.
  101. ncbi The effect of a hospitalist service with nurse discharge planner on patient care in an academic teaching hospital
    H C Palmer
    Department of Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Med 111:627-32. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Hospitalist services with a nurse discharge planner were associated with lower average cost and shorter average length of hospital stay, without any apparent compromise in clinical outcomes or patient satisfaction...

Research Grants80

  1. Personalized Clinical Diagnostics and Beyond: Integrated Ring Resonator Arrays
    Ryan Bailey; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This technology promises to broadly impact the landscape of the biomedical sciences, both meeting the clinical diagnostic challenges of today and pioneering the paradigm-shifting discoveries of tomorrow. ..
  2. Cardiovascular Responses to Sleep Apnea in Tetraplegia: A Pilot Study
    Jill M Wecht; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Relevance of the Proposed Work to the VA Patient Care Mission Fostering a better understanding of the common medical conditions that beset veterans with SCI and how ..
  3. Role of NGF in inflammatory and proliferative cascades of psoriatic disease
    Siba P Raychaudhuri; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The goal of this study is to understand the pathogenesis of psoriatic disease with an aim to develop better patient care. This study may provide a platform to develop novel therapeutic approach for psoriatic disease by targeting NGF/..
  4. The gastric X/A-like (ghrelin) cell: A peripheral regulator of food intake
    NILS WG LAMBRECHT; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..of obesity and cachexia related morbidity and mortality are likely to have a beneficial impact not only on patient care through prevention but result in significant savings in resources that could be better spent on other aspects ..
  5. Novel PET imaging agents for early diagnosis of plaque deposition in Alzheimer's
    Padmakar Kulkarni; Fiscal Year: 2010 expectancy and aging baby-boomer generation, the estimated future costs of treatment and elderly patient care, and its socio-economic implications are staggering...
  6. Oklahoma Autoimmunity Center of Excellence
    Judith A James; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Pharmacology space provides investigators access to state-of-the-art research tools directly adjacent to the patient care unit...
  7. Notch and Regulators of Notch Signaling Impact Both Glucose and Lipid Metabolism
    UTPAL BHAGIRATH PAJVANI; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..His patient care responsibilities, beyond providing personal satisfaction, allow Dr...
  8. Aldosterone Action In The Brain, Hypertension and Inflammation
    ELISE PEERY GOMEZ-SANCHEZ; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Relevance to the VA patient care mission: Hypertension and its associated cardiac and renal disease are primary causes of disability and death ..
  9. Transforming PCI Informed Consent into an Evidence-based Decision-making Tool
    John A Spertus; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..guest), an entirely new paradigm for delivering patient-specific outcomes projections at the interface of patient care.3,4 A particularly compelling opportunity to test the impact of evidence-based, patient-centered care is at the ..
  10. Improving Patient Safety: Context and Nurses'Work Processes for Pressure Ulcers
    Lynn M Soban; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Nurses and nursing processes for patient care are central to preventing adverse events and promoting patient safety in the hospital environment, yet have ..
  11. Lipid Transport, Bile Acid Synthesis, and Cholesterol Homeostasis
    William M Pandak; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Significance/Relevance to VA Patient Care Misssion Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and atherosclerosis are major disorders of lipid metabolism ..
  12. Osteoclastic Protein-Tyrosine Phosphatase and Resorption
    Kin Hing William Lau; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This project may allow disclose novel targets for development of more effective anti-resorptive therapies for osteoporosis and related disease. Thus, this project is highly relevant to the VA patient care mission.
  13. Roles of RhoA/Rho-kinase Signaling in Cavernous Neurons Following Axonal Injury
    TRINITY JUDE BIVALACQUA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..For a clinically active scientist the importance of this protection cannot be over-emphasized. The demands of patient care are difficult to predict and ever-expanding...
  14. Cooperative Multicenter Reproductive Medicine Network (U10)
    MARCELLE IVONNE CEDARS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The CRN takes a multi-disciplinary approach to patient care and will benefit from community involvement of Kaiser-Permanente San Francisco and San Francisco General ..
  15. Modulation of Natriuretic Peptides via Caveolin in Hypertrophy and Heart Failure.
    David M Roth; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The work described in this proposal focuses on elucidating mechanisms to support the use of caveolin proteins as novel therapeutic targets for heart failure patients and is of relevance to the VA patient care mission.
  16. Nebraska/Kansas Blood and Marrow Transplant Research Network
    JULIE MARIE VOSE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This combination of expertise, patient care, research, and teaching is a strong backbone for our consortium from the UNMC BMT program in collaboration with ..
  17. Leptin function &resistance in midbrain VTA &SN in reward eating &obesity
    YI NONE ZHANG; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Relevance of Proposed Work to the VA Patient Care Mission: This study bares high relevance to a global public health issue, the obesity epidemic...
  18. Theranostic Nanomedicine for Breast Cancer Prevention and Image-Guided Therapy
    Prakash R Rai; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Nanotechnology has made major contributions to BrCa therapy. We propose an innovative nanotechnology-based approach for BrCa prevention and treatment that could significantly impact patient care.
  19. Molecular Regulation of Ischemic Renal Failure
    Zheng Dong; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Data from the Austin Automation Center Patient Files show that over 3% of VA patients receiving in-patient care develop ARF (11,187 out of 359,608 patients in year 1999)...
  20. Endothelial Progenitor Cells in Brain Arteriovenous Malformations
    Yongmei Chen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of the molecular events influencing disease susceptibility and clinical progression is needed to optimize patient care. Clinical studies have shown that brain AVMs can occur de novo, and recur after surgical removal, indicating ..
  21. Cicatricial Alopecia Research Symposium 2011: Lipids, Inflammation &Stem Cells
    Pratima Karnik; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..insights can be translated into potential new therapeutic strategies with the goal of further improving patient care. We will aim to facilitate interactions and discussion between scientists from industry and academia, health ..
  22. Fully Biodegradable Polymersome-encapsulated Hemoglobin as a Novel Nanoparticle-b
    ..cost saving for transfusion centers on account of reduced reagent and labor costs and decreased costs of patient care on account of problems with RBC transfusions...
  23. RCT of US versus CT for Patients in the ED with Suspected Renal Colic
    Rebecca Smith Bindman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..according to the Institute of Medicine, and one of the solutions identified is to increase the efficiency of patient care in the ED setting...
  24. Online patient self-assessment for chronic pancreatic and other pain
    Andrew H Soll; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..practical, integrated assessment tools are available to gather and track a comprehensive assessment for either patient care or research. Therefore, physicians and investigators are often looking at CPP through a pinhole...
  25. Chicago Endothelial Function Study
    Louise C Hawkley; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..945 Comliance Monitors, Glucose &Cholesterol Cartridges $6,615 TRAVEL Pis to professional meetings - PATIENT CARE COSTS INPATIENT OUTPATIENT ALTERATIONS AND RENOVATIONS (Itemize by category) OTHER EXPENSES (Itemize by ..
  26. Mechanisms of Postoperative Ileus
    YVETTE FRANCE TACHE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This experimental research is relevant to the VA patient care mission as part of the medical research priority area that relates to stress, trauma and disorders of the ..
  27. Modeling oxidative stress and DNA damage using GI organotypic culture systems
    John P Lynch; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..It will also foster the development of novel therapeutic and preventive strategies that will improve patient care for these important clinical conditions.
  28. Central Mechanisms Modulating Visceral Sensitivity
    Beverley Greenwood-Van Meerveld; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Our findings may identify targets for the development of novel therapeutic strategies directed at the brain, to improve the treatment or even reduce the risk for the development of anxiety-linked visceral pain in Veterans. ..
  29. Freeze-Dried Blueberries: Prevention and Rehabilitation Strategies in MS
    Susan O McGuire; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..It may improve or maintain daily function and quality of life in MS patients as well as improve motor function, factors of critical importance to the VA Patient Care Mission.
  30. Cell Based Therapies for Cystic Fibrosis
    Tracey L Bonfield; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..therapies for cardiovascular, lung and blood diseases offer a new paradigm for advancing and transforming patient care. Translational and early-phase clinical research has demonstrated that cell-based therapies may improve left ..
  31. Neurotrophin-Secreting Muscle Stem Cell Therapy for Laryngeal Paralysis
    Stacey L Halum; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..investigator who conducts state-of-the-art NIH peer reviewed research for the advancement of patient care. Specifically, I would like to pursue an academic research career investigating the pathophysiology and ..
  32. Inhibition of Neointimal Hyperplasia Following Vascular Surgery in Diabetes
    MELINA RAE KIBBE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..hyperplasia in patients, especially those with diseases such as DM, will have a significant impact on patient care. Since patients with diabetes have an increased need for vascular interventions and have worse outcomes ..
  33. Vestibular rehabilitation and dizziness in geriatric patients
    Courtney Hall; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Relevance of Proposed Research to VA Patient Care Mission: This research directly addresses the mission of the VA by attending to quality-of-life mandates...
  34. Gene Targeted Therapy of Brain Tumors
    John H Sampson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Still, they have little impact on patient care because they do not alter treatment choice...
    JEFFREY SCOTT BARRETT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..when the caregiver responsible for pharmacotherapy is informed in an expedient manner while in the process of patient care. The integration of well-characterized models that account for sources of variation in pharmacokinetics, ..
  36. Mechanisms by which VZV IE proteins interact with cell antiviral proteins to prev
    MARIA ACENA NAGEL; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..She will devote 80% effort to research and 20% to patient care/clinical teaching. She will apply for an independent R01 award during her 4th year of training...
  37. Integrin-dependent mechanism of T cell-mediated pulmonary fibrosis
    Irina G Luzina; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Therefore, this research is applicable to the VA patient care mission, the designated priority areas of pulmonary disorders, autoimmune disorders, and wound healing and to ..
  38. Cellular Mechanisms of Hypothalamic Inflammation in High Fat Diet-Induced Obesity
    Joshua P Thaler; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..which inflammatory signals alter energy homeostasis in order to generate better therapeutic options to improve patient care. PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Obesity is the underlying cause of most cases of type 2 diabetes worldwide...
    Rose A Gubitosi-Klug; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..approved leukotriene inhibitors to prevent diabetic retinopathy in the mouse coupled with a potential screening tool for use in human subjects will provide the necessary information for translation of this work to patient care.
  40. Testing the feasibility of patient-controlled sedation in ventilated ICU patients
    Craig R Weinert; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Demonstrating the safety and feasibility of patient-controlled sedation in this patient population has the potential to positively impact outcomes for thousands of mechanically ventilated ICU patients each year in the U.S. ..
  41. Prognostic markers in metastatic melanoma
    ..The ability to discriminate among subgroups of metastatic melanoma patients could optimize patient care in the clinic...
  42. Fluorescein for Sentinel Lymph Node Detection
    James M McGreevy; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..its complete nationwide unavailablity for 16 months in 2006-07, possibly diminishing the nationwide quality of patient care. Vestan's approach will eliminate the need for Lymphazurin(R), avoid the up to 2% risk of anaphylactic ..
  43. Assessing the Impact of Osteogenesis Imperfecta on Non-Skeletal Systems
    Laura Tosi; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..questions about the specific effect of mutated collagen on these tissues, with significant implications for patient care. While the literature offers a wide range of case studies on these problems, the low prevalence of the disease, ..
  44. Anti-Autolysin Passive Immunity for MRSA Osteomyelitis
    JOHN LINFORTH DAISS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In Orthopaedics, MRSA osteomyelitis (OM) has become the greatest concern in patient care, desite the fact that improvements in surgical technique and aggressive antibiotic prophylaxis have decreased ..
  45. Genome-wide Identification of Minor Histocompatibility Antigens
    Shoudan Liang; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Our large-scale screening approach will discover immunogenic peptides that are directly applicable to patient care, either to select and expand T cells for adoptive T cell transfer or to vaccinate donors before transplantation ..
  46. Stimulation of Mitochondrial Biogenesis with PDE3 Inhibitors
    Ryan M Whitaker; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and an array of increasing risk factors, AKI is a growing problem that needs to be addressed to both improve patient care and reduce healthcare costs...
  47. Integrative Neural Systems Underlying Vital Aerodigestive Tract Functions
    Joanne Robbins; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In this way conceptual understanding of normal mechanisms can be brought to bear on patient care research in a timely manner - known as bench to bedside...
  48. Micro-patterned surfaces for reducing the risk of catheter-associated UTI
    SHRAVANTHI REDDY; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Phase II success will set the stage for providing a much-needed tool for clinicians/hospitals to improve patient care and reap significant cost savings with the reduced burden of infection enabled by the Sharklet Foley catheter...
  49. Mid Career Award in Patient Oriented Pelvic Floor Research
    Holly E Richter; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This type of data will be utilized to power future trials as well as improving on patient care 6) continue her overseas service work in women with vesicovaginal and rectovaginal fistula repairs and ..
  50. SPORE in Pancreatic Cancer
    James Abbruzzese; Fiscal Year: 2009 focused on translating recent observations in molecular biology, cellular signaling, and DNA repair to patient care. This application outlines a strong institutional effort to foster research on the etiology, biology, and ..
  51. A Model-integrated, Guideline-driven Process Management System for Sepsis
    Arthur P Wheeler; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..evidence-based management recommendations to physicians providing the opportunity for greatly improved patient care and outcomes...
  52. Caveolin-1 Regulates Monocyte-Fibrocyte Lineage Cell Functions via CXCR4
    Elena Tourkina; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Our long-term goal is to improve patient care in scleroderma and other interstitial lung diseases involving lung injury/fibrosis...
  53. Glucocorticoids, Bone Strength and Angiogenesis
    ..Vertebral and rib fractures are of particular importance to the VA patient care mission because in addition to causing pain and reducing physical activity, they can markedly decrease ..
  54. The Prevalence of Blood Pressure Abnormalities among Veterans with SCI
    Jill Wecht; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Relevance of the Proposed Work to the VA Patient Care Mission It is the mission of the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide optimal clinical care for all ..
  55. Nanoscale proteomic profiles of hypoxia pathways to develop biomarkers of renal c
    JOHN THOMAS LEPPERT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We believe that molecular markers hold the promise to inform every step of patient care in RCC including diagnosis, selection of surgical and systemic treatment, and monitoring response to targeted ..
  56. Quantitative Mass Spectrometry Assays to Detect Multiple Myeloma and Assess Relap
    JOHN MATTHEW KOOMEN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Together, these aims will also enable comparison of quantitative mass spectrometry tests to current clinical assays, illustrating the benefits of implementing this new technology in patient care.
  57. Computer Simulation of Acute Coronary Syndrome Care in the Emergency Department
    DANIEL JOSEPH FRANCE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..characterize concurrent demands placed on ED and hospital system resources during each discrete episode of ACS patient care;3) Use Cox proportional hazards regression to model the effects of patient characteristics (i.e...
  58. Family-Based Genome-wide Association Study for Salt-Sensitivity of Blood Pressure
    Jiang He; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Advances in this area could significantly enhance the effectiveness of clinical patient care and population-wide prevention of hypertension...
  59. Islet and Mesenchymal Stem Cell Co-transplantation Prevents Onset of Diabetes
    Hongjun Wang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Based on our active islet transplantation program at MUSC, this treatment procedure can be readily translated into therapy to benefit patient care.
  60. Chlorinated Lipids in Myocardial Ischemia/Reperfusion
    David A Ford; Fiscal Year: 2013 concern. Identifying new mediators that impact post-ischemic function may lead to improved insights for patient care in the future...
  61. Transdermal delivery of 2-Arachidonoyl glycerol (2-AG) for the treatment of arthr
    Audra L Stinchcomb; Fiscal Year: 2012 arthritis and joint pain associated with autoimmune diseases, and would be a significant improvement in patient care and quality of life...
  62. Acceptance-based Group Intervention for Binge Eating
    Niloofar Afari; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..functioning among patients who suffer from binge eating, could be critical in the comprehensive approach to patient care at the VA...
  63. Novel Anti-infective and Anti-thrombotic Micro-patterned Central Venous Catheter
    SHRAVANTHI REDDY; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..multi-phase SBIR will be the production of a new Sharklet CVC that will allow clinicians/hospitals to improve patient care and reap significant cost savings by substantially reducing the major burden of nosocomial infections and in-..
  64. Rehabilitation of Stress-Induced Insomnia
    Pingfu Feng; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Relevance of the Proposed Work to the VA Patient Care Mission Insomnia is a common disorder in the general population in the United States and chronic insomnia is ..
  65. Multi-source clinical Question Answering system
    Guergana Savova; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..response that highlights key relevant information which may signal new insights for clinical research or patient care. Information that could help a clinician diagnose or manage a health condition, or help a clinical researcher ..
  66. Impact of Heath Information Technology on Delivery and Quality of Patient Care
    AMANDA JANE HESSELS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..performance, interdisciplinary communication, reduce adverse patient events, improve the overall quality of patient care, and ultimately improve patient satisfaction with hospital care...
  67. Using a Telemedicine System to Promote Patient Care Among Underserved Individuals
    Alfred Bove; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  68. Defining Interoperability Standards for PRO Assessments
    DERSHUNG YANG; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..There is a growing recognition of the importance of subjective patient-reported outcomes (PRO) in patient care. Several recent studies have observed positive impacts of routine use of PRO assessments in clinical practice, ..
  69. Patient Safety &Quality Symposium to Address the Unmet Needs in Teaching Physici
    SHARI DOGBO; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The Patient Safety and Quality Symposium to Address the Unmet Needs in Teaching Physicians to Provide Safe Patient Care (PSQS) is a [1 1/2]-day forum designed to build upon the recently released (2010) white paper by the Lucian ..
  70. HERMES - Help physicians to Extract and aRticulate Multimedia information from li
    Hong Yu; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..resource helping physicians to access up-to-date clinical information and thereby to enhance the quality of patient care. For example, the case study in the above example (i.e...
  71. Clinical System for Measurement of Oral Crest Height Change in Dental Radiographs
    ALAN WALCZAK; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..develop the system that general practitioners will want and that they will view as an essential part of their patient care capabilities...
  72. Clinical Prediction rule for Pelvic Fracture Hemorrage
    C Blackmore; Fiscal Year: 2004
    Dr. Blackmore's overall career goal is to examine and improve the role of radiology in optimizing efficiency in patient care at the patient and system levels...
  73. Medical Student Education on Alcohol Abuse and Dependence
    T Tanner; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..and skills to effectively screen, assess, and intervene, 2) developed one module, "Alcohol Use, Misuse, and Patient Care" and 3) demonstrated (n=32) a significant increase in knowledge pre/post test, (p<0...
  74. Better Decisions, Better Care: Advancing decision support to improve health care
    Nananda Col; Fiscal Year: 2006 has been on the cutting edge in developing and studying decision support tools to improve the quality of patient care. While these tools have been reported in medical journals and employed in numerous health care settings, ..
  75. Using HIT to Improve Ambulatory Chronic Disease Care
    David Mehr; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..To improve patient care quality and safety outcomes, the Family Medicine and General Internal Medicine practices at the University of ..
  76. Calcineurin Inhibitor Minimization And Foxp3+ Tregs Post-Transplant
    WAYNE WILLIAM contact HANCOCK; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We wish to improve outcomes for transplant recipients by optimizing the current patient care. Solid organ transplant recipients face long-term morbidity and mortality from infections, renal dysfunction, ..
  77. Neuroimaging-based biomarkers for two components of pain
    Edward E Smith; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..They would accelerate the pace of research on pain and enhance patient care in several ways...
  78. Developing Information Infrastructure Focused on Cancer Comparative Effectiveness
    ..However, few of these discoveries are in use for patient care. One issue is the need to validate preliminary results on a patient population that is representative of health ..
    Keiko Watanabe; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Watanabe will retain her appointment in the College of Dentistry and will continue to be involved in teaching/patient care for 10% time. The program consists of didactic (10 courses) and research components...
    Robert Wolfe; Fiscal Year: 1991
    Meeting the caloric requirements of burn patients is an important aspect of patient care. Insufficient nutritional support can decrease immunocompetence and wound healing, whereas an excessive caloric burden can cause liver abnormalities ..