Genomes and Genes
Summary: The care and treatment of a convalescent patient, especially that of a patient after surgery.
Publications281 found, 100 shown here
- The development of a patient safety program across the continuum of careSydney Wertenberger
John J Pershing Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Poplar Bluff, MO, USA
Nurs Adm Q 29:303-7. 2005..This program was developed as part of our plan to further enhance safety as a cultural norm within our Medical Center...
- Failing to plan is planning to fail: improving the quality of care with survivorship care plansCraig C Earle
Division of Population Sciences, Department of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Clin Oncol 24:5112-6. 2006..This article reviews the elements of the proposed survivorship care plan and discusses areas of research and development needed to make them part of standard oncology practice...
- The Transitional Discharge Model: comparing implementation in Canada and ScotlandCheryl Forchuk
Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, Canada
J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 45:31-8. 2007..It is important to elucidate facilitators and challenges in implementing the TDM to identify and disseminate strategies to aid implementation. Implications for future implementation of the model are also discussed...
- Motivation for treatment among women offenders in prison-based treatment and longitudinal outcomes among those who participate in community aftercareChristine E Grella
Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
J Psychoactive Drugs . 2011Participation in aftercare may reduce risk of recidivism among women offenders with substance use problems following their release to the community...
- The use of fluorescein in contact lens aftercareIan P Davies
THE VISION CARE INSTITUTE Johnson and Johnson Medical Ltd, Pinewood Campus, Nine Mile Ride, Wokingham RG40 3EW, UK
Cont Lens Anterior Eye 32:187-9. 2009..across five European countries, who were surveyed on the routine use of fluorescein in soft contact lens aftercare. Although corneal staining has received extensive interest amongst the academic community, most practitioners do ..
- Characterization of patients discharged from inpatient treatment for burnout: use of psychological characteristics to identify aftercare needsAnnina K Haberthür
University of Bern, Department of Psychology, Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Bern, Switzerland
J Clin Psychol 65:1039-55. 2009..This grouping, with subsequent characterization according to symptom levels, provides important information indicating possible needs for aftercare and suggests areas for improvement of previous care.
- Gender differences in treatment outcomes among participants in a mixed-gender substance abuse aftercare programHyong Suk Yeom
Department of Social Work, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807, USA
Soc Work Public Health 26:557-76. 2011This study examined gender and gender-related predictors in multiple outcomes of substance abuse aftercare treatment among 78 females and 141 males enrolled in a mixed-gender aftercare program in Massachusetts from 1994 to 1996...
- Effect of aftercare regimen with extensor tendon repair: a systematic review of the literatureKyle Hammond
Georgia Hand, Shoulder and Elbow, Atlanta, GA 30309, USA
J Surg Orthop Adv 21:246-52. 2012..Early active motion protocols following extensor tendon repair provides a relatively lower complication rate than other postoperative regimens...
- Outpatient group psychotherapy following day treatment for patients with personality disordersTheresa Wilberg
Department for Personality Disorders, Drug Addiction, and Liaison Psychiatry, Psychiatric Division, Ulleval University Hospital, 0407 Oslo, Norway
J Pers Disord 17:510-21. 2003..Implications for further treatment development are discussed...
- Inpatient treatment to online aftercare: e-mailing themes as a function of therapeutic outcomesMarkus Wolf
Center for Psychotherapy Research, Institute for Psychosomatic Cooperative Research and Family Therapy, University Hospital Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
Psychother Res 20:71-85. 2010..applied the meaning extraction method (MEM) to 4,241 e-mails written by 297 participants of an email-based aftercare program following inpatient psychotherapy...
- [Modern information and communication technology in medical rehabilitation. Enhanced sustainability through Internet-delivered aftercare]H Kordy
Forschungsstelle für Psychotherapie, Universitätsklinik Heidelberg, Bergheimer Str 54, 69115, Heidelberg, Deutschland
Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 54:458-64. 2011..Various models of Internet-delivered aftercare after psychosomatic inpatient treatment have shown promising results...
- Towards a personalised approach to aftercare: a review of cancer follow-up in the UKNicola J Davies
National Cancer Survivorship Initiative, Self Management Workstream, Macmillan Cancer Support, London, England
J Cancer Surviv 5:142-51. 2011..supported self-management for ongoing treatment-related chronic conditions is a fundamental component of aftercare services...
- Length of stay, referral to aftercare, and rehospitalization among psychiatric inpatientsEstina E Thompson
Department of Public and Commuinity Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742 2611, USA
Psychiatr Serv 54:1271-6. 2003This retrospective study explored the interrelationship among aftercare, length of hospital stay, and rehospitalization within six months of discharge in a sample of psychiatric inpatients.
- Models for delivering survivorship careKevin C Oeffinger
Department of Pediatrics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
J Clin Oncol 24:5117-24. 2006..The aims of this article are to provide a rationale for survivor health care and to articulate a taxonomy of models of survivor care that is applicable to both community practices and academic institutions...
- Perceived wellbeing of patients one year post stroke in general practice--recommendations for quality aftercareLeonie de Weerd
Department of General Practice, University Medical Center Groningen, and Department of Neurology, Martini Hospital Groningen, Antonius Deusinglaan 1, 9713 AV, Groningen, The Netherlands
BMC Neurol 11:42. 2011..Most patients return home after discharge from hospital. Quality aftercare by general practitioners is important to support patients at home...
- Transitioning to cancer survivorship: plans of careNancy G Houlihan
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
Oncology (Williston Park) 23:42-8. 2009..Yet, there is a growing acceptance among oncology physicians and nurses that having a plan of care is an essential component of quality survivorship care...
- A community intervention trial of multimodal suicide prevention program in Japan: a novel multimodal community intervention program to prevent suicide and suicide attempt in Japan, NOCOMIT-JYutaka Ono
Health Center, Keio University, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
BMC Public Health 8:315. 2008..The primary aim of this study is to examine whether NOCOMIT-J is effective in reducing suicidal behavior in the community...
- Comprehensive long-term follow-up programs for pediatric cancer survivorsNoreen M Aziz
Office of Cancer Survivorship, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Cancer 107:841-8. 2006..The objective of this study was to provide a detailed description of comprehensive long-term follow-up (LTFU) programs for pediatric cancer survivors...
- Effectiveness of routine visits and routine tests in detecting isolated locoregional recurrences after treatment for early-stage invasive breast cancer: a meta-analysis and systematic reviewG H de Bock
Department of Medical Decision Making, Leiden University Medical Center, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
J Clin Oncol 22:4010-8. 2004..To review the effectiveness of routine visits and routine tests in detecting isolated locoregional recurrences in asymptomatic patients after treatment for early-stage invasive breast cancer...
- Looking beyond survival: how are we looking at survivorship?Eva Grunfeld
Cancer Outcomes Research Program, Cancer Care Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
J Clin Oncol 24:5166-9. 2006....
- The influence of distance on utilization of outpatient mental health aftercare following inpatient substance abuse treatmentSusan K Schmitt
Center for Health Care Evaluation and Health Economics Resource Center, Veterans Affairs, Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, USA
Addict Behav 28:1183-92. 2003..abuse patients who live farther from their source of outpatient mental health care were less likely to obtain aftercare following an inpatient treatment episode...
- Feasibility study of a primary care-based model for stroke aftercareJenni Murray
Academic Unit of Elderly Care and Rehabilitation Research, St Luke s Hospital, Little Horton Lane, Bradford BD5 0NA
Br J Gen Pract 56:775-80. 2006A new primary care model for stroke aftercare has been developed to address the longer-term needs of patients who have had a stroke and their families.
- [E-mail in psychotherapy--an aftercare model via electronic mail for psychotherapy inpatients]Markus Wolf
Forschungsstelle für Psychotherapie, Institut fur Psychosomatische Kooperationsforschung und Familientherapie, Zentrum für Psychosoziale Medizin am Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg
Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 56:138-46. 2006We introduce an aftercare program for psychotherapy inpatients, which is based on regular communication via E-mail...
- A longitudinal model of intake symptomatology, AA participation and outcome: retrospective study of the project MATCH outpatient and aftercare samplesG J Connors
Research Institute on Addictions, State University of New York at Buffalo, 14203, USA
J Stud Alcohol 62:817-25. 2001..Three primary constructs were considered: intake symptomatology, engagement in prescribed AA-related activities and functioning after engagement in AA-related behaviors...
- [The communication of chronically III patients in an internet chat for aftercare of inpatient psychosomatic treatment]B Zimmer
Forschungsstelle für Psychotherapie, Universitatsklinikum Heidelberg, Heidelberg
Rehabilitation (Stuttg) 49:301-7. 2010E-Health applications open new avenues for seamless care of patients with a chronic disease. This study examines the demand and the usage pattern of an Internet-assisted aftercare group-treatment following inpatient treatment.
- Intravenous vitamin C administration improves quality of life in breast cancer patients during chemo-/radiotherapy and aftercare: results of a retrospective, multicentre, epidemiological cohort study in GermanyClaudia Vollbracht
Pascoe pharmazeutische Präparate GmbH, Giessen, Germany
In Vivo 25:983-90. 2011..The aim of the study was to evaluate under praxis conditions the safety and efficacy of intravenous (i.v.) vitamin C administration in the first postoperative year of women with breast cancer...
- Effectiveness of telephone follow-up and counseling in aftercare for alcoholismFen Fang Horng
Taipei City Psychiatric Center
J Nurs Res 12:11-20. 2004..that the telephone follow-up intervention contributed to better outcomes and demonstrated the importance of aftercare for alcoholism...
- [Improvement of rehabilitation aftercare through long term follow along of the patients--results of a pilot study]R Deck
Institut für Sozialmedizin der Universität Lübeck, Lubeck
Rehabilitation (Stuttg) 48:39-46. 2009..For some time now the answer to this lack of sustainability is seen in an increase of aftercare. But here too, the situation seems rather deficient as in-patient treatment that usually lasts for three weeks ..
- Matching substance abuse aftercare treatments to client characteristicsThomas G Brown
Applied Alcohol and Drug Addiction Research Unit, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
Addict Behav 27:585-604. 2002This study investigated matching client attributes to different aftercare treatments...
- Survey of long-term follow-up programs in the United States for survivors of childhood brain tumorsDaniel C Bowers
Department of Pediatrics MC 9063, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75390 9063, USA
Pediatr Blood Cancer 53:1295-301. 2009..Despite recognition that childhood brain tumor survivors often suffer multiple late effects following therapy, little is known regarding the long-term follow-up (LTFU) programs for these patients...
- Referral from secondary care and to aftercare in a tertiary care university hospital in JapanShin Ichi Toyabe
Department of Medical Informatics, Niigata University Medical and Dental Hospital, Asahimachi Dori 1 754, Niigata 951 8520, Japan
BMC Health Serv Res 6:11. 2006..In Japan, all citizens are covered by the national insurance system in which universal free access to healthcare services is promised to everybody. There are no general physicians or gatekeepers in the Japanese healthcare system...
- Contraceptive practices of women after abortion in TurkeyO Karabacak
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gazi University School of Medicine, Besevler, Ankara, Turkey
Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 6:129-33. 2001..This may suggest that, although couples plan to get pregnant, they do not concentrate on the ideal conditions for conception or they do, in fact, practice some form of family planning...
- After dentoalveolar surgery, most patients are satisfied with telephone follow-upSrinivas M Susarla
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
J Oral Maxillofac Surg 69:2099-105. 2011....
- Brief family treatment intervention to promote aftercare among male substance abusing patients in inpatient detoxification: A quasi-experimental pilot studyTIMOTHY J O'FARRELL
Families and Addiction Program, Harvard Medical School Department of Psychiatry, VA Boston Healthcare System, Brockton, Massachusetts 02301, USA
Addict Behav 32:1681-91. 2007..brief family treatment (BFT) intervention for substance abusing patients in inpatient detoxification to promote aftercare treatment post-detox...
- Prison-based substance abuse treatment, residential aftercare and recidivismM L Hiller
Institute of Behavioral Research, Texas Christian University 76129, USA
Addiction 94:833-42. 1999This study examined the impact of residential aftercare on recidivism following prison-based treatment for drug-involved offenders.
- Deficits in communication and information transfer between hospital-based and primary care physicians: implications for patient safety and continuity of careSunil Kripalani
Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
JAMA 297:831-41. 2007..Delayed or inaccurate communication between hospital-based and primary care physicians at hospital discharge may negatively affect continuity of care and contribute to adverse events...
- Process and outcome changes with relapse prevention versus 12-Step aftercare programs for substance abusersThomas G Brown
Douglas Hospital Addiction Research Program, McGill University, Verdun, Quebec, Canada
Addiction 97:677-89. 2002Presumptive support was sought for mechanisms of action whereby two conceptually distinct aftercare programs, relapse prevention (RP) and 12-Step facilitation (TSF), impact upon substance abusers.
- Factors associated with treatment outcomes in an aftercare populationBarry S Brown
Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Wilmington, NC, USA
Am J Addict 13:447-60. 2004..six-month outcomes for 194 criminal justice clients exiting outpatient drug-free treatment and assigned to aftercare or standard treatment...
- [Inpatient aftercare in rheumatic diseases--concept, trial, and acceptance]I Ehlebracht-König
Rehazentrum Bad Eilsen, Internistisch rheumatologische Klinik der LVA Hannover
Rehabilitation (Stuttg) 43:358-67. 2004..g. about dietetics). Training and educational elements are given priority in this concept...
- [Preparation for and care after medical rehabilitation using the example of psychosomatic rehabilitation]A Kobelt
Abt Rehamanagement und Rehasteuerung, Rehastrategie Psychosomatik, Deutsche Rentenversicherung Braunschweig Hannover, Lange Weihe 2 4, 30875, Laatzen, Deutschland
Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 54:451-7. 2011..Shortly after psychosomatic rehabilitation, aftercare supports, in particular, the transfer of the rehabilitation results and reintegration into working life...
- Ensuring quality care for cancer survivors: implementing the survivorship care planPatricia A Ganz
University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
Semin Oncol Nurs 24:208-17. 2008..Special attention is focused on the needs of childhood cancer survivors...
- [Web-based rehabilitation aftercare following inpatient psychosomatic treatment]D D Ebert
Abteilung für Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie, Fachbereich Psychologie, Philipps Universitat Marburg
Rehabilitation (Stuttg) 52:164-72. 2013..Patients expressing interest for participation in W-RENA (N=400) were compared with non-participants (N=1789) with regard to sociodemographic and clinical characteristics...
- Predictors and outcome of aftercare participation of alcohol and drug users completing residential treatmentSimone Arbour
Bellwood Health Services, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Subst Use Misuse 46:1275-87. 2011This study attempts to identify factors associated with greater aftercare participation for 367 adults who completed abstinence-based residential addiction treatment between 2004 and 2007 at Bellwood Health Services in Toronto, Canada...
- The exploration of the effectiveness of group therapy through an Internet chat as aftercare: a controlled naturalistic studyValiollah Golkaramnay
Alpenblick Psychosomatic Hospital, Isny, Germany
Psychother Psychosom 76:219-25. 2007..The main goal of the program was to reduce the risk of losing the therapeutic benefits achieved during the preceding inpatient treatment...
- Aftercare attendance and post-treatment functioning of severely substance dependent residential treatment clientsC Sannibale
Drug Health Services, Central Sydney Area Health Service, Camperdown, NSW, Australia
Drug Alcohol Rev 22:181-90. 2003The present study evaluated the impact of a structured aftercare programme following residential treatment for severe alcohol and/or heroin dependent clients...
- Rates and predictors of aftercare services among formerly hospitalized adolescents: a prospective naturalistic studyDavid B Goldston
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forrest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1087, USA
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:49-56. 2003To examine rates and predictors of aftercare use, lengths of service use, and predictors of the duration of aftercare service use among 180 adolescents monitored for up to 8.1 years after discharge from an inpatient psychiatry unit.
- Models of care for survivors of childhood cancerDebra L Friedman
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98109 024, USA
Pediatr Blood Cancer 46:159-68. 2006..As outcome research progresses for childhood cancer survivors, methodological issues of optimal health care delivery for this population deserve to be the subject of such research...
- Transition care: will it deliver?Len C Gray
Academic Unit in Geriatric Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Med J Aust 188:251-3. 2008..Transition care services should be established within the context of overall regional plans for aged care, incorporating hospital acute and subacute inpatient services, and long-term community and residential care programs...
- Comparing the quality of three models of postabortion care in public hospitals in Mexico CityDeborah L Billings
Int Fam Plan Perspect 29:112-20. 2003..Models of postabortion care emphasizing counseling and provision of contraceptives have the potential to improve the quality of care these women receive...
- Aftercare intervention through text messaging in the treatment of bulimia nervosa--feasibility pilotSarah Robinson
Section of Eating Disorders, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
Int J Eat Disord 39:633-8. 2006..Thus, there is a need for aftercare or relapse prevention interventions after therapy...
- Geographic variation in the use of post-acute careRobert L Kane
University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis 55455, USA
Health Serv Res 37:667-82. 2002..To assess the extent and consistency of geographic differences in the use of post-acute care (PAC), and the stability of this pattern of variation...
- Do burn patients need burn specific multidisciplinary outpatient aftercare: research resultsN E Van Loey
Dutch Burns Foundation, Reasearch Department, P O Box 1015, 1940 EA, Beverwijk, The Netherlands
Burns 27:103-10. 2001..a burn injury, the need for a multidisciplinary burn specific outpatient clinic was examined in relation to aftercare consumption, physical and psychological problems...
- [When is aftercare useful in renal cell cancer?]T Ebert
Urologische Belegabteilung, EuromedClinic, Fürth
Urologe A 44:1018, 1020-3. 2005..g., frequency, localization, or therapeutic options). Available data lend support to "lean" follow-up strategies in patients with renal cell carcinoma...
- The role of the nurse in an ambulatory stroke and cognition clinicBettyAnn R Flogen
Brain Health Centre Clinics, Baycrest, Toronto, Ontario
Axone 27:34-9. 2006..The role of the nurses in the stroke and cognition clinic includes assessment, interdisciplinary care planning, client/family support, and knowledge transfer...
- Bridging the information gap between hospitals and home care services: experience with a patient admission and discharge formWalter Satzinger
GSF Institute for Health Economics and Management in the Health Care System IGM, Neuherberg, Germany
J Nurs Manag 13:257-64. 2005....
- Meeting bariatric patient care needs: procedures and protocol developmentKathleen Wright
Nanticoke Health Services, Seaford, DE 19973, USA
J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 32:402-6. 2005..Protocol parameters to include are assessment for body mass index, abdominal-hip girth, mobility level, and skin complications. Assessment findings trigger care planning for optimal patient outcomes...
- The effects of a home-visiting discharge education on maternal self-esteem, maternal attachment, postpartum depression and family function in the mothers of NICU infantsYoung Mee Ahn
Department of Nursing, College of Medicine Inha University, Incheon 402 751, Korea
Taehan Kanho Hakhoe Chi 34:1468-76. 2004....
- Cognitively impaired older adults: from hospital to homeMary D Naylor
RAND Hartford Center for Interdisciplinary Geriatric Health Care Research, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Am J Nurs 105:52-61; quiz 61-2. 2005
- Home trialCarol Davis
Nurs Stand 19:20-1. 2004
- Implementing a self-management model of relapse prevention for psychosis into routine clinical practiceS Stevens
Berkshire Healthcare NHS Trust, Reading CMHT, Reading RG30 4EJ, Berkshire, UK
J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 12:495-501. 2005..Ongoing work will be carried out in addressing and reporting the outcomes of the full project in future papers...
- Extremity fractures in children: when is it an emergency?Rachel Difazio
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Childrens Hospital Boston, MA, USA
J Pediatr Nurs 20:298-304. 2005..A case study is used to describe a fracture that requires emergent intervention. The role of the pediatric orthopaedic nurse practitioner in the emergency department, inpatient, and outpatient setting is also illustrated...
- Nurse specialists in adult congenital heart disease: the current status in EuropeP Moons
Centre for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 5:60-7. 2006..We surveyed the involvement, education and activities of nurse specialists in the care for adults with congenital cardiac anomalies in Europe...
- Identifying factors associated with hospital readmissions among stroke patients in TaipeiKun Yang Chuang
School of Public Health, College of Public Health and Nutrition, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan, ROC
J Nurs Res 13:117-28. 2005..Discharging patients into institutions for a short period of time may also prove to be more economically viable due to the reduction in readmissions...
- Parental satisfaction with a nurse-led emergency assessment unitPenelope Aitken
Paediatric Emergency Assessment Unit, Southampton General Hospital
Paediatr Nurs 17:31-5. 2005..An action plan to address these issues has been subsequently implemented and will be evaluated periodically...
- Early discharge from obstetrics-pediatrics at the Hospital de Valme, with domiciliary follow-upJosé Antonio Sainz Bueno
Obstetric and Gynecology Department, Hospital de Valme, Sevilla, Spain
Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:714-26. 2005....
- A qualitative study of the information needs of acute myocardial infarction patients, and their preferences for follow-up contact after dischargeTove Aminda Hanssen
Centre for Clinical Research, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 4:37-44. 2005..Our overall goal is to develop a post-discharge nursing intervention program to provide patients with appropriate information and support in contexts where existing follow-up services are poorly developed...
- Assessing the quality of preparation for posthospital care from the patient's perspective: the care transitions measureEric A Coleman
Division of Health Care Policy and Research, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 80011, USA
Med Care 43:246-55. 2005..A valid and reliable self-report measure of the quality of care transitions is needed that is both consistent with the concept of patient-centeredness and useful for the purpose of performance measurement and quality improvement...
- Strategies to reduce hospitalization in the management of heart failureRobert Berkowitz
Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, New Jersey, USA
Lippincotts Case Manag 10:S1-15; quiz S16-7. 2005..The core goal of this program is to provide a continuum of care that extends through hospitalization and into the patients' home environment...
- Preserving breastfeeding for the rehospitalized infant: a clinical pathwayDiane L Spatz
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, and Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, USA
MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 31:45-51; quiz 52-3. 2006..It uses technology to support the breastfeeding process and could be useful for all practitioners working with mother-infant dyads experiencing breastfeeding difficulties...
- Factors that influence first-time mothers' choice and experience of early dischargeMaria Löf
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
Scand J Caring Sci 20:323-30. 2006..The aim of this study was to describe factors that influenced first-time mothers' choice of and experiences during the first postnatal week, after early discharge without a domiciliary visit by the midwife...
- Stoma care nursing: what the community nurse needs to knowJulia Williams
Burdett Institute of Gastrointestinal Nursing, King s College, London and St Mark s Hospital, Harrow
Br J Community Nurs 12:342-6. 2007..This article therefore aims to offer the community nurse an overview of stoma care nursing in order to provide the continuity of care much needed by this group of patients...
- Acute life threatening events among infants on home oxygenGaynor Harrison
Royal Liverpool Children s NHS Trust, Liverpool
Paediatr Nurs 18:27-9. 2006..Aim: To assess the incidence of acute life threatening events (ALTEs) during 12-month follow-up of CLD infants discharged home receiving supplemental oxygen...
- Low-technology heart failure care in home health: improving patient outcomesChristina Quinn
Byrdine F Lewis School of Nursing, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA
Home Healthc Nurse 24:533-40. 2006..Patient outcomes included decreased rehospitalization, decreased symptoms of HF, and increased quality of life...
- Nurse home visit programs for the elderlyKaren Dorman Marek
UW Milwaukee College of Nursing, Wisconsin, USA
Annu Rev Nurs Res 24:157-78. 2006..Many studies demonstrated lower overall health care costs for the intervention group with either improved or at least no change in clinical outcomes...
- Determinants of remaining in the community after discharge: results from New Jersey's Nursing Home Transition ProgramSandra Howell
Rutgers Center for State Health Policy, 55 Commercial Avenue, Third Floor, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
Gerontologist 47:535-47. 2007..To inform states with nursing home transition programs, we determine what risk factors are associated with participants' long-term readmission to nursing homes within 1 year after discharge...
- The experiences of older people on discharge from hospital following assessment by the public health nurseFiona McKeown
Waterford Community Services, Co Waterford, Ireland
J Clin Nurs 16:469-76. 2007....
- Going home: what NICU nurses need to know about home careRosalyn F Scherf
South Florida Pediatric Home Care, Inc, USA
Neonatal Netw 25:421-5. 2006..This article discusses the discharge planning process, which begins upon admission to the neonatal intensive care unit, as well as common problems encountered by many premature infants discharged home...
- Reconsidering the transfer of patients from the intensive care unit to the ward: a case study approachChiung Jung Jo Wu
School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Nurs Health Sci 9:48-53. 2007..The results of this paper have clinical implications, suggest approaches to improve support for patients and their carers, and provide strategies to improve the transfer procedure...
- Managing the care of patients discharged from home health: a quiet threat to patient safety?Linda Flynn
New Jersey Collaborating Center for Nursing, Rutgers College of Nursing, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey 07102, USA
Home Healthc Nurse 25:184-90. 2007..This study aimed to explore a related yet fundamental question: How confident are home health nurses that their patients can manage their care when discharged from home health services?..
- Tracheostomy: facilitating successful discharge from hospital to homeBen Bowers
Sawston Medical Centre, Cambridgeshire Primary Care Trust, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Br J Nurs 16:476-9. 2007..Discharge planning considerations and clinical priorities are explored from both the hospital-based and community perspectives...
- Benefits and challenges of providing transitional rehabilitation services to people with spinal cord injury from regional, rural and remote locationsSusan Booth
Transitional Rehabilitation Program, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Aust J Rural Health 15:172-8. 2007..To identify the factors influencing participation and outline the benefits and challenges of providing transitional rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury (SCI) from rural and regional locations...
- Meeting the ongoing needs of survivors of rarer cancerJane Griffiths
Department of Nursing Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
Eur J Oncol Nurs 11:434-41. 2007..Although there are resource and training implications, this is a potential role for the PHCT, district nursing in particular, and may lead to more focused and targeted provision of services...
- A systems approach for neonatal hyperbilirubinemia in term and near-term newbornsVinod K Bhutani
School of Medicine at Stanford University, Stanford, California, and Newborn Pediatrics, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia 19107, USA
J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 35:444-55. 2006..To propose and implement a family-centered systems approach to manage newborn jaundice for safer outcomes...
- Reducing re-admission for asthma: impact of a nurse-led serviceTerri Chandler
Paediatr Nurs 19:19-21. 2007..Audit data indicate a reduction in re-admission rates for children with asthma from 22 per cent to around six per cent...
- The role of the critical care nurse in improving quality of life in ICU survivorsTania Bergen
Saskatoon City Hospital, Saskatoon, SK
Dynamics 16:22-9. 2005..The critical care nurse's role is to better QOL by improving the ICU survivor's transition into the post-ICU period through improved mobility, good management of sedation, pain, sleep and, most importantly, discharge planning...
- Breastfeeding behaviors and experiences of adolescent mothersHila J Spear
Department of Nursing, Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA, USA
MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 31:106-13. 2006..To examine the breastfeeding experiences and related behaviors of adolescent mothers after discharge from the hospital...
- An evidence-based review of hyperbilirubinemia in the late preterm infant, with implications for practice: management, follow-up, and breastfeeding supportJoan Renaud Smith
NICU, St Louis Children s Hospital, Missouri, USA
Neonatal Netw 26:395-405. 2007..Future research is needed to develop evidence-based recommendations for optimal discharge timing, counseling, and postdischarge follow-up of late preterm infants, particularly those who are breastfed, to promote safe patient care...
- Back to basics: assessment, communication, caring, and follow-up: a lesson from a couple's journey with multiple myelomaSharon K Coon
University of Oklahoma Medical Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
Clin J Oncol Nurs 11:825-9. 2007....
- Management of pediatric patients with chronic kidney diseaseDeborah Miller
Pediatric Nephrology, Inova Fairfax Hospital Pediatric Specialty Clinics, Falls Church, VA, USA
Pediatr Nurs 32:128-34; quiz 135. 2006..In this review, we discuss the pertinent issues of pediatric chronic kidney disease in the context of a case study to promote better understanding of real-world nursing practice...
- Discharge training and counselling increase self-care ability and reduce postdischarge problems in CABG patientsFatma Cebeci
Antalya School of Health, Akdeniz University, Campus Antalya, Turkey
J Clin Nurs 17:412-20. 2008..The objectives were to help patients develop self-care behaviour to deal more comfortably with the problems caused by the disease and, hopefully, to reduce the number of problems they may encounter...
- Heart failure management programmes in EuropeT Jaarsma
Department of Cardiology, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 5:197-205. 2006..The aim of this study was therefore to identify the number and the content of HF management programmes in Europe...
- Practices preventing rehospitalization of individuals with schizophreniaJonathan D Prince
Rutgers The State University of New Jersey, School of Social Work, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901 1167, USA
J Nerv Ment Dis 194:397-403. 2006....
- A systematic review of nurse-assisted case management to improve hospital discharge transition outcomes for the elderlyWai Kan Chiu
The University of California at Berkeley, USA
Prof Case Manag 12:330-6; quiz 337-8. 2007..This article reviews 15 clinical trials of nurse-assisted case management intended to improve posthospital transitions of elderly patients to other settings...
- Telephone interventions by nursing students: improving outcomes for heart failure patients in the communityErlinda C Wheeler
University of Delaware, USA
J Community Health Nurs 23:137-46. 2006..Patients in the telephone intervention group also had fewer overt heart failure symptoms as measured by the Minnesota Living With Heart Failure Questionnaire...
- Day surgery and recovery in women with a suspicious breast lesion: evaluation of a psychoeducational nursing interventionNicole Allard
University of Quebec in Rimouski, Campus de Lévis, 55 Mont Marie, Levis, Quebec
Can Oncol Nurs J 16:137-53. 2006..Self-regulation theory could effectively be used as a guide in developing nursing intervention programs in practice for patients with cancer undergoing day surgery as a primary treatment...
- Process for improving the integration of care across the primary and acute care settings in rural South Australia: asthma as a case studyCaroline Olivia Mary Laurence
Department of General Practice, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia 5005, Australia
Aust J Rural Health 12:264-8. 2004..To develop a process for improving the integration of care across the rural acute and primary care settings using asthma as a case study...
- A model program: neonatal nurse practitioners providing community health care for high-risk infantsElias Provencio Vasquez
University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies, USA
Neonatal Netw 27:163-9. 2008..The target population is infants exposed prenatally to drugs and/or alcohol...
- Characteristics and outcomes of elderly patients receiving transitional carePamela L Parsons
Clinical Faculty, School of Nursing and Department of General Medicine and Primary Care, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, USA
Outcomes Manag 6:182-5. 2002....
- Management of adult patients with a left ventricular assist deviceMarcia Stahovich
Mechanical Assist Device Department, Sharp Memorial Hospital, 7901 Frost Street, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
Rehabil Nurs 29:100-3. 2004..Acute rehabilitation centers can help patients with LVADs transition to a home setting...
- Clinical risk: discharging patients with no-one at homeSally Gall
Repatriation General Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia
Gastroenterol Nurs 27:111-4. 2004..Planning and reviewing guidelines for patient discharge postendoscopically has significantly reduced potential problems and promoted safe practice for patients postprocedure...
- Falling short of the mark: tales of life after hospital dischargeChantale Marie LeClerc
The Riverdale Hospital
Clin Nurs Res 11:242-63; discussion 264-6. 2002..These findings are alarming given the aging population. The implications for hospital discharge planners, home care service providers, and policy decision makers are discussed...
- STATISITICAL DESIGN, MONITORING &COORD. OF VISION CLINICAL TRIALS &EPIDEMIOLOGYKeri Hammel; Fiscal Year: 2013..Also, there will be a measurement of pressure in the eye and thickness of the cornea. To study patients'DNA, the researchers will obtain a bloo..
- STATISITICAL DESIGN, MONITORING &COORD. OF VISION CLINICAL TRIALS &EPIDEMIOLOGYKeri Hammel; Fiscal Year: 2012..Also, there will be a measurement of pressure in the eye and thickness of the cornea. To study patients'DNA, the researchers will obtain a bloo..
- Periodontal Biomaterials with BITE (Biofilm Immunity via T-cell Enhancement)James D Bryers; Fiscal Year: 2012..Our goal is to develop tissue regenerative biomaterials that will also provide a short-term defense and life long immune response to specific bacterial infections ..
- Gamma-Synuclein-Mediated Regulation of Norepinephrine TransporterAnita Sidhu; Fiscal Year: 2010..This grant is also relevant for the ARRA in that it will immediately create 3 new professional jobs. ..
- Metabolic mechanisms of antiestrogen resistance in breast cancerUBALDO EMILIO MARTINEZ OUTSCHOORN; Fiscal Year: 2013..I hope to become a physician scientist who links the laboratory and clinical research aspects to improve the lives of patients with breast cancer. 1 ..
- Enhancing radiation and cisplatin HNSCC cell killing by inhibiting mitochondrialLynn Harrison; Fiscal Year: 2013..Specific Aim 2 ..
- Imbalances in Calcium Homeostasis: Mechanism Behind Ethanol-Related Dendritic DegCynthia A Dlugos; Fiscal Year: 2010..Permanent deficits result from these alterations that become more prevalent with age and predispose our increasing elderly population to falls, accidents, and cognitive dysfunctions. ..
- Mechanisms of Cochlear Oxidative Stress Injury and Strategies to Protect HearingMichael J Brenner; Fiscal Year: 2013..The long-term goal of this research is to develop safe and effective strategies to prevent hearing loss related to aminoglycoside antibiotic therapy. ..
- Delivery issues in lung cancer CNS metastasesEdward A Neuwelt; Fiscal Year: 2013..We hypothesize that these approaches will lead to the development of a clinical trial of dynamic MRI and novel therapy that will translate into improved survival of VA patients with lung cancer brain metastases. ..
- Recombinant hepatic argininosuccinate synthase (rASS) for treatment of sepsis/endStanislav I Svetlov; Fiscal Year: 2012..Outcome will be a validated rASS formulation and protocol for treatment of endotoxemia/sepsis in mouse models. ..
- Combination therapies for chronic HBV, liver disease and cancerMark A Feitelson; Fiscal Year: 2012..Prevention and/or elimination of chronic liver disease will reduce the risk of HBV carriers developing cirrhosis and liver cancer, thereby contributing centrally to improving public health. ..
- Adjunctive Use of Apyrase to Fibrinolytic TherapyRidong Chen; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- DNA methylation alterations in response to pesticides exposureLifang Hou; Fiscal Year: 2010..The results from this study will address a critical gap in our knowledge of pesticides and their ability to cause cancer. ..
- PTSD Hyperarousal Symptoms Treated with Physiological Stress ManagementWALTON THOMPSON ROTH; Fiscal Year: 2011..Physiological monitoring will be applied not only during the training exercises and in the laboratory, but also ambulatorily for 24-hour periods that include daily activities and sleep. ..
- GROWTH CONTROL OF NORMAL AND CIRRHOTIC HEPATOCYTESKevin E Behrns; Fiscal Year: 2010..3) To determine if cirrhotic human hepatocytes are resistant to TGFbeta-induced apoptosis via mechanisms that are operative in a murine model. ..
- L-carnitine Treatment for Vasopressor Dependent Septic ShockAlan E Jones; Fiscal Year: 2013..If proven useful, this therapy could hasten recovery from septic shock and result in saving thousands of lives per year from this deadly disease. ..
- Carboxylesterase-activated Doxazolidine-prodrug for Hepatocellular CarcinomaTad H Koch; Fiscal Year: 2012..Preliminary subcutaneous xenograft experiments indicate tumor growth inhibition in mouse models of liver cancer and non-small cell lung cancer using cancer cells that express CES2. ..
- Vaccine Immunotoxin and Radioimmunotherapy of Primary and Metastatic CNS TumorsDarell D Bigner; Fiscal Year: 2013..abstract_text> ..
- Testosterone Replacement Therapy in Advanced Chronic Kidney DiseaseRalph Rabkin; Fiscal Year: 2009..If effective in these patients, then this holds the potential of improving management of patients, not only with CKD, but also those with other muscle wasting illnesses. ..
- LEUKOTRIENES AND DIABETIC RETINOPATHYRose A Gubitosi-Klug; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Novel Therapies and Biomarkers for the MucopolysaccharidosesCALOGERA MARIA SIMONARO; Fiscal Year: 2013..Each of the four molecules to be studied has already shown efficacy in animal models of arthritis, and one (Remicade") is clinically available. ..
- Role of Cytokine-Induced Inflammation in Endothelial Dysfunction in DiabetesMichael A Hill; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Calcium Signaling, Metabolism, and EC Coupling in HeartJoshua I Goldhaber; Fiscal Year: 2013..This will lead to new therapeutic strategies for preserving heart muscle function, thereby reducing the incidence of heart failure. ..
- Preclinical development of a novel antibacterial for Clostridium difficile diseasGeorge E Wright; Fiscal Year: 2012..The results of our phase II studies indicated the strong likelihood that a DNA polymerase III inhibitor will be an effective and non-toxic oral treatment of CDAD. ..
- Comparison of Bisphosphonate Treatment Regimens on Skeletal Growth &BiomechanicsMarie Demay; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- A Developmental And Molecular Investigation Of How Vitamin E Ameliorates EndocrinKrista McCoy; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Age-related Response of Hippocampal Neurons to StressGregory Brewer; Fiscal Year: 2009..Completion of the proposed studies should provide definitive evidence for a mechanistic basis of age-related stressor susceptibility and nutraceutical intervention. ..
- STRESS-RELATED CHANGES IN GENE EXPRESSION AS BIOMARKERS OF RELAPSE VULNERABILITYROBERT DAVID BEECH; Fiscal Year: 2010..Better understanding of the molecular and genetic pathways mediating the effects of stress on the risk for relapse will also aid in the development of more effective treatments for dependence on alcohol and other drugs of abuse. ..
- MECHANISM OF LACRIMAL GLAND SECRETIONDarlene A Dartt; Fiscal Year: 2012....
- Preventing Anthracycline Cardiovascular Toxicity with StatinsWilliam Gregory Hundley; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- EPIDEMIOLOGY OF HELICOBACTER PYLORI TRANSMISSIONJulie Parsonnet; Fiscal Year: 2010..pylori differ from person-to-person and from population-to-population, we hope this study will also expand the toolkit of immunoepidemiology for further studies in human populations. ..
- Impact of Pregnancy on Drug Absorption, Disposition and End Organ ResponseSteve N Caritis; Fiscal Year: 2013..Finally, we will evaluate the fetal contribution to the variability in activity of these three CYP enzymes by evaluating cord/placental CYP enzymes/polymorphisms. ..
- Processing and consequences of DNA-protein crosslinks in E. coliKenneth N Kreuzer; Fiscal Year: 2012..Aspects of this model will be tested, including the role of the site- specific crosslinks in triggering the tmRNA system and the fate of the RNA and RNA polymerase in the blocked complexes. ..
- The function(s) of serpin-2 in mosquito immunity and physiologyKristin Michel; Fiscal Year: 2013..Therefore, the proposed project is relevant to the NIH-NIAID's mission in relation to the understanding and prevention of re-emerging infectious diseases. ..
- Anorexia Nervosa: Regional Brain Abnormalites and Relationship to OutcomeLAURIE MAY MCCORMICK; Fiscal Year: 2013..The clinical significance of this work is that it could bring to light the etiology of a very serious disease that has challenged medical professionals for over a century. ..
- The Renin-Angiotensin System, Inflammation and Radiation-induced Brain InjuryMichael E Robbins; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Atypical Antipsychotics: Effects on Hepatic Glucose and Lipid Metabolism in HumanMichael R Rickels; Fiscal Year: 2012..Findings from these studies will have important clinical relevance to the treatment of schizophrenia. ..
- Effects of fish oil on inflammation and metabolic syndromePhilip A Kern; Fiscal Year: 2012..Before and after treatment with fish oils, insulin sensitivity will be measured, along with intramyocellular lipid and genes or proteins involved in insulin action and muscle lipid oxidation ..
- MBSR Symptom Cluster Trial for Breast Cancer SurvivorsCecile A Lengacher; Fiscal Year: 2013..If this intervention is shown to be efficacious, the possibility exists of extending its use to minimize morbidity for other types of cancers, as well as severe non-cancer health disorders. ..
- Imaging Cellular Stress and Treatment Response Using Positron Emission TomographyANTHONY FRANK SHIELDS; Fiscal Year: 2012..While we have chosen to study lung cancer here, FMAU may well find use in the evaluation of other tumors as well. We conjecture that validation of its use in lung tumors will expedite its use with other cancers. ..
- Cyclosporine in Interstitial Cystitis: Efficacy, Safety and Mechanism of ActionDaniel Shoskes; Fiscal Year: 2013..We hope to show that CyA can be an effective therapy for recalcitrant IC/PBS which can be safely administered with appropriate monitoring and identify which patients benefit most from treatment ..
- Mechanisms of Cancer Treatment Related SymptomsLisa J Wood; Fiscal Year: 2013..Understanding whether CTRF is initiated by the production of inflammatory cytokines may lead to new treatment strategies. ..
- The interaction between sleep and reproductive hormone secretion during pubertyNATALIE DARA SHAW; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Can Lifestyle Modify Fatigue in Breast Cancer Survivors?Wendy Y Chen; Fiscal Year: 2011....
- Nanoscale proteomic profiles of hypoxia pathways to develop biomarkers of renal cJOHN THOMAS LEPPERT; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Integrating cell sorting and tissue shaping mechanisms during cornea maturationPhilip M Iannaccone; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- HPV &Cervix Neoplasia in a Large, Long Term HIV + CohortHoward D Strickler; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Regulation of molecular thermal ablative resistance in hepatocellular carcinomaDavid A Woodrum; Fiscal Year: 2013..The findings from this research will also likely be generalizable to other solid organ malignancies treated with thermal ablation because of the known dysregulation of RTKs, PI3K-AKT pathway, and growth factors in other tumors. ..
- MicroRNA expression in the NZB/W lupus mouseCHRISTOPHER MICHAEL REILLY; Fiscal Year: 2013..Completion of these aims could provide a novel target by which SLE may be mitigated. ..
- Brain Tumor-Penetrating Nanoparticle Delivery with MR-Guided Focused UltrasoundRichard J Price; Fiscal Year: 2013..Our next step would be to test the safety of the MR-guided BPN delivery approach in large animals (pig) using the University of Virginia's clinical Insightec Exablate system, followed by the initiation of a clinical trial. ..
- Cigarette Smoking among Head and Neck Cancer Patients: A Prospective StudyJESSICA LYNN BURRIS; Fiscal Year: 2010..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Overall, the proposed research is important because of its emphasis on understanding factors related to the reduction health risk behaviors, and associated improvement in clinical outcomes. ..
- Optimizing Survivorship and Surveillance after Treatment for Colorectal CancerMARVELLA ELIZABETH FORD; Fiscal Year: 2012..The study results will lead to a future R01 trial in which the theoretically guided recommendations for targeted intervention strategies and messages developed in this study will be tested to improve adherence. ..
- Oncolytic Viruses with Therapeutic Genes in the Treatment of Breast CancerDANUTA B KOZBOR; Fiscal Year: 2013..We anticipate that understanding the activation of inflammatory cells can be used for enhancing the effectiveness of OV therapeutics for treatment of the highly aggressive tumors. ..
- Phase 1 of AR-42 in relapsed CLL, lymphoma, myelomaCraig C Hofmeister; Fiscal Year: 2012....
- Interferon-gamma limits the effectiveness of peptide vaccines for cancerEsteban Celis; Fiscal Year: 2013..The results of these studies will help clarify the dual role that IFN? appears to play in T cell based tumor immunotherapy and will allow us to design more effective therapeutic strategies for established cancers. ..
- Modeling Drug Induced Resistance in S. mansoni Endemic AreasRodrigo Correa-Oliveira; Fiscal Year: 2013..mansoni transmission. This approach will also shed light on the selection of antigens for vaccine development. ..
- REGULATION OF HEPATIC AND PERIPHERAL GLUCOSE METABOLISMRalph A DeFronzo; Fiscal Year: 2013..These studies have important clinical implications for the treatment of T2DM, since the SLGT2 inhibitors are likely to be the next class of antidiabetic medications approved by the FDA. ..
- Polysubstance Use and Chronic Smoking: Neuroimaging and CognitionDieter J Meyerhoff; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Resolution of Epithelial Cell HyperplasiaYohannes Tesfaigzi; Fiscal Year: 2013..These studies will provide strategies for novel therapies that may facilitate the restoration of the aberrant repair process and reduce epithelial cell hyperplasia and MCM in chronic bronchitis. ..
- Cardiac Sparing Whole Lung IMRT in Children and Young Adults with Lung MetastasesJOHN ANDREW KALAPURAKAL; Fiscal Year: 2012..This clinical study is the first to examine the feasibility of WL-IMRT and it has the potential to promote the adoption of a new standard for care for children with lung metastases. ..
- Investigating the Role of Adipocytes on Leukemia RelapseSTEVEN DAVID MITTELMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013..These studies could lead directly to improvements in cancer treatment and saved lives in both lean and overweight children and adults. ..
- Alcohol and Development of the Prefrontal CortexLEON GARLAND COLEMAN; Fiscal Year: 2011..If it is established that the adolescent brain has unique vulnerability this could lead to increased prevention and treatment of adolescent binge drinking. ..
- An Effectiveness Trial of Maintenance Therapy for Nicotine DependenceRobert A Schnoll; Fiscal Year: 2013..g., promotion of recovery following a lapse) for maintenance therapy with transdermal nicotine will also be assessed. The study results may change how we treat nicotine dependence with transdermal nicotine. ..
- Dynamic ICG and FA SoftwareTimothy Holmes; Fiscal Year: 2009..5) Only if time permits, a related method for identifying feeder vessels in neovascular lesions will be prototyped. ..
- Xenodiagnosis of Lyme DiseaseLinden T Hu; Fiscal Year: 2012..Whether this occurs in humans is unknown;in this study, we seek to determine whether xenodiagnosis can detect B. burgdorferi in humans after antibiotic therapy. ..
- Remediation of Working Memory in SchizophreniaTasha Nienow; Fiscal Year: 2009..This intervention could be immediately available for dissemination within the VA system, and would give treatment providers an evidence-based intervention to offer patients to assist them in working toward their recovery goals. ..
- Mechanisms of specific trunk Exercises in low back painSharon M Henry; Fiscal Year: 2010..This series of experiments will, for the first time, compare two classification systems used in LBP treatment and determine if they are superior to STC exercises. 4 ..
- PREGNANCY OUTCOME AFTER TREATMENT OF CERVICAL DYSPLASIALynn Sadler; Fiscal Year: 2001..Outcome of the first >/= 20 week pregnancy following diagnosis will be compared for 535 treated women and 535 women not requiring treatment, using multiple logistic and linear regression models to control for confounding. ..
- MaqFACS: Measuring expressive movement in monkeysLisa Parr; Fiscal Year: 2009..Ultimately, this system will advance our ability to model and treat human affective diseases. ..
- TELEPHONE AFTERCARE PROJECTJenny Chong; Fiscal Year: 2000..Indians must travel far distances to obtain substance abuse treatment, only to return home with minimal plan for aftercare counseling, and little support for their new-found sobriety...
- REPRODUCTIVE/CONTRACEPTIVE RISK FACTORS & ENDOMETRIOSISVictoria Holt; Fiscal Year: 2005..Medical records and pharmacy records will be used as to supplement subject-provided diagnosis, treatment and recurrence information. ..
- Mechanisms of Venous Thromboembolism in CancerNigel Mackman; Fiscal Year: 2012..This is of enormous importance as physicians will be able to institute measures to prevent thrombosis in high-risk patients and improve clinical outcomes. ..
- Randomized Phase II Study of QS-DG +/- Trivalent Ganglioside Vaccine in Stage IV Richard Carvajal; Fiscal Year: 2009..The establishment of new metastases would no longer be possible, so aggressive local therapies including surgery and radiation therapy might result in long-term control or potential cure of even metastatic sarcoma. ..
- Pharmacogenetics: Breast Cancer Treatment and PrognosisChristine Ambrosone; Fiscal Year: 2005..Individualized dosing according to genotype could contribute to increased efficacy and decreased toxicity among patients being treated for cancer. ..
- Extra-Fine Inhaled Corticosteroid Effect on Distal Lung Disease in AsthmaMichelle Zeidler; Fiscal Year: 2007..This study will determine the potential to modify distal airways inflammation which may ultimately improve asthma control. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- New Approaches to the Biology and Treatment of Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)Hagop Kantarjian; Fiscal Year: 2009..Achievement of these goals will be facilitated by the 240 patients seen annually at M.D. Anderson and the frequency with which these patients return for follow-up. ..
- ASI-MV Solutions: A Tailored Program for Substance Abusers in Early RecoveryEmil Chiauzzi; Fiscal Year: 2009..to rising healthcare costs, and it is difficult to address these issues effectively during treatment, making aftercare and early relapse prevention interventions following treatment essential;(3) making referrals to wraparound ..
- BRAIN METABOLISM AND TREATMENT OUTCOME IN PANIC DISORDERStephen Dager; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..