Summary: The care and treatment of a convalescent patient, especially that of a patient after surgery.

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  1. ncbi The development of a patient safety program across the continuum of care
    Sydney Wertenberger
    John J Pershing Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Poplar Bluff, MO, USA
    Nurs Adm Q 29:303-7. 2005
  2. ncbi Failing to plan is planning to fail: improving the quality of care with survivorship care plans
    Craig 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
  3. ncbi The Transitional Discharge Model: comparing implementation in Canada and Scotland
    Cheryl Forchuk
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, Canada
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 45:31-8. 2007
  4. pmc Motivation for treatment among women offenders in prison-based treatment and longitudinal outcomes among those who participate in community aftercare
    Christine 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 . 2011
  5. doi The use of fluorescein in contact lens aftercare
    Ian 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
  6. doi Characterization of patients discharged from inpatient treatment for burnout: use of psychological characteristics to identify aftercare needs
    Annina K Haberthür
    University of Bern, Department of Psychology, Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Bern, Switzerland
    J Clin Psychol 65:1039-55. 2009
  7. doi Gender differences in treatment outcomes among participants in a mixed-gender substance abuse aftercare program
    Hyong Suk Yeom
    Department of Social Work, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807, USA
    Soc Work Public Health 26:557-76. 2011
  8. ncbi Effect of aftercare regimen with extensor tendon repair: a systematic review of the literature
    Kyle Hammond
    Georgia Hand, Shoulder and Elbow, Atlanta, GA 30309, USA
    J Surg Orthop Adv 21:246-52. 2012
  9. ncbi Outpatient group psychotherapy following day treatment for patients with personality disorders
    Theresa 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
  10. doi Inpatient treatment to online aftercare: e-mailing themes as a function of therapeutic outcomes
    Markus Wolf
    Center for Psychotherapy Research, Institute for Psychosomatic Cooperative Research and Family Therapy, University Hospital Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Psychother Res 20:71-85. 2010

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  1. ncbi The development of a patient safety program across the continuum of care
    Sydney 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...
  2. ncbi Failing to plan is planning to fail: improving the quality of care with survivorship care plans
    Craig 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...
  3. ncbi The Transitional Discharge Model: comparing implementation in Canada and Scotland
    Cheryl 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...
  4. pmc Motivation for treatment among women offenders in prison-based treatment and longitudinal outcomes among those who participate in community aftercare
    Christine 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 . 2011
    Participation in aftercare may reduce risk of recidivism among women offenders with substance use problems following their release to the community...
  5. doi The use of fluorescein in contact lens aftercare
    Ian 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 ..
  6. doi Characterization of patients discharged from inpatient treatment for burnout: use of psychological characteristics to identify aftercare needs
    Annina 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.
  7. doi Gender differences in treatment outcomes among participants in a mixed-gender substance abuse aftercare program
    Hyong Suk Yeom
    Department of Social Work, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807, USA
    Soc Work Public Health 26:557-76. 2011
    This 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...
  8. ncbi Effect of aftercare regimen with extensor tendon repair: a systematic review of the literature
    Kyle 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...
  9. ncbi Outpatient group psychotherapy following day treatment for patients with personality disorders
    Theresa 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...
  10. doi Inpatient treatment to online aftercare: e-mailing themes as a function of therapeutic outcomes
    Markus 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...
  11. doi [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...
  12. doi Towards a personalised approach to aftercare: a review of cancer follow-up in the UK
    Nicola 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...
  13. ncbi Length of stay, referral to aftercare, and rehospitalization among psychiatric inpatients
    Estina E Thompson
    Department of Public and Commuinity Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742 2611, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1271-6. 2003
    This retrospective study explored the interrelationship among aftercare, length of hospital stay, and rehospitalization within six months of discharge in a sample of psychiatric inpatients.
  14. ncbi Models for delivering survivorship care
    Kevin 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...
  15. pmc Perceived wellbeing of patients one year post stroke in general practice--recommendations for quality aftercare
    Leonie 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...
  16. ncbi Transitioning to cancer survivorship: plans of care
    Nancy 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...
  17. pmc 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-J
    Yutaka 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...
  18. ncbi Comprehensive long-term follow-up programs for pediatric cancer survivors
    Noreen 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...
  19. ncbi 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 review
    G 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...
  20. ncbi 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
  21. ncbi The influence of distance on utilization of outpatient mental health aftercare following inpatient substance abuse treatment
    Susan 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...
  22. pmc Feasibility study of a primary care-based model for stroke aftercare
    Jenni 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. 2006
    A 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.
  23. ncbi [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. 2006
    We introduce an aftercare program for psychotherapy inpatients, which is based on regular communication via E-mail...
  24. ncbi A longitudinal model of intake symptomatology, AA participation and outcome: retrospective study of the project MATCH outpatient and aftercare samples
    G 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...
  25. doi [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. 2010
    E-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.
  26. ncbi 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 Germany
    Claudia 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...
  27. ncbi Effectiveness of telephone follow-up and counseling in aftercare for alcoholism
    Fen 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...
  28. doi [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 ..
  29. ncbi Matching substance abuse aftercare treatments to client characteristics
    Thomas G Brown
    Applied Alcohol and Drug Addiction Research Unit, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
    Addict Behav 27:585-604. 2002
    This study investigated matching client attributes to different aftercare treatments...
  30. doi Survey of long-term follow-up programs in the United States for survivors of childhood brain tumors
    Daniel 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...
  31. pmc Referral from secondary care and to aftercare in a tertiary care university hospital in Japan
    Shin 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...
  32. ncbi Contraceptive practices of women after abortion in Turkey
    O 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...
  33. doi After dentoalveolar surgery, most patients are satisfied with telephone follow-up
    Srinivas M Susarla
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 69:2099-105. 2011
  34. pmc Brief family treatment intervention to promote aftercare among male substance abusing patients in inpatient detoxification: A quasi-experimental pilot study
    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...
  35. ncbi Prison-based substance abuse treatment, residential aftercare and recidivism
    M L Hiller
    Institute of Behavioral Research, Texas Christian University 76129, USA
    Addiction 94:833-42. 1999
    This study examined the impact of residential aftercare on recidivism following prison-based treatment for drug-involved offenders.
  36. ncbi Deficits in communication and information transfer between hospital-based and primary care physicians: implications for patient safety and continuity of care
    Sunil 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...
  37. ncbi Process and outcome changes with relapse prevention versus 12-Step aftercare programs for substance abusers
    Thomas G Brown
    Douglas Hospital Addiction Research Program, McGill University, Verdun, Quebec, Canada
    Addiction 97:677-89. 2002
    Presumptive 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.
  38. ncbi Factors associated with treatment outcomes in an aftercare population
    Barry 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...
  39. ncbi [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...
  40. doi [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...
  41. doi Ensuring quality care for cancer survivors: implementing the survivorship care plan
    Patricia 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...
  42. doi [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...
  43. doi Predictors and outcome of aftercare participation of alcohol and drug users completing residential treatment
    Simone Arbour
    Bellwood Health Services, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Subst Use Misuse 46:1275-87. 2011
    This 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...
  44. ncbi The exploration of the effectiveness of group therapy through an Internet chat as aftercare: a controlled naturalistic study
    Valiollah 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...
  45. ncbi Aftercare attendance and post-treatment functioning of severely substance dependent residential treatment clients
    C Sannibale
    Drug Health Services, Central Sydney Area Health Service, Camperdown, NSW, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 22:181-90. 2003
    The present study evaluated the impact of a structured aftercare programme following residential treatment for severe alcohol and/or heroin dependent clients...
  46. ncbi Rates and predictors of aftercare services among formerly hospitalized adolescents: a prospective naturalistic study
    David 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. 2003
    To 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.
  47. ncbi Models of care for survivors of childhood cancer
    Debra 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...
  48. ncbi 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...
  49. ncbi Comparing the quality of three models of postabortion care in public hospitals in Mexico City
    Deborah L Billings
    Ipas, Mexico
    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...
  50. ncbi Aftercare intervention through text messaging in the treatment of bulimia nervosa--feasibility pilot
    Sarah 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...
  51. pmc Geographic variation in the use of post-acute care
    Robert 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...
  52. ncbi Do burn patients need burn specific multidisciplinary outpatient aftercare: research results
    N 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...
  53. ncbi [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...
  54. ncbi The role of the nurse in an ambulatory stroke and cognition clinic
    BettyAnn 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...
  55. ncbi Bridging the information gap between hospitals and home care services: experience with a patient admission and discharge form
    Walter Satzinger
    GSF Institute for Health Economics and Management in the Health Care System IGM, Neuherberg, Germany
    J Nurs Manag 13:257-64. 2005
  56. ncbi Meeting bariatric patient care needs: procedures and protocol development
    Kathleen 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...
  57. ncbi The effects of a home-visiting discharge education on maternal self-esteem, maternal attachment, postpartum depression and family function in the mothers of NICU infants
    Young Mee Ahn
    Department of Nursing, College of Medicine Inha University, Incheon 402 751, Korea
    Taehan Kanho Hakhoe Chi 34:1468-76. 2004
  58. ncbi Cognitively impaired older adults: from hospital to home
    Mary 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
  59. ncbi Home trial
    Carol Davis
    Nurs Stand 19:20-1. 2004
  60. ncbi Implementing a self-management model of relapse prevention for psychosis into routine clinical practice
    S 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...
  61. ncbi 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...
  62. ncbi Nurse specialists in adult congenital heart disease: the current status in Europe
    P 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...
  63. ncbi Identifying factors associated with hospital readmissions among stroke patients in Taipei
    Kun 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...
  64. ncbi Parental satisfaction with a nurse-led emergency assessment unit
    Penelope 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...
  65. ncbi Early discharge from obstetrics-pediatrics at the Hospital de Valme, with domiciliary follow-up
    José Antonio Sainz Bueno
    Obstetric and Gynecology Department, Hospital de Valme, Sevilla, Spain
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:714-26. 2005
  66. ncbi A qualitative study of the information needs of acute myocardial infarction patients, and their preferences for follow-up contact after discharge
    Tove 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...
  67. ncbi Assessing the quality of preparation for posthospital care from the patient's perspective: the care transitions measure
    Eric 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...
  68. ncbi Strategies to reduce hospitalization in the management of heart failure
    Robert 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...
  69. ncbi Preserving breastfeeding for the rehospitalized infant: a clinical pathway
    Diane 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...
  70. ncbi Factors that influence first-time mothers' choice and experience of early discharge
    Maria 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...
  71. ncbi Stoma care nursing: what the community nurse needs to know
    Julia 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...
  72. ncbi Acute life threatening events among infants on home oxygen
    Gaynor 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...
  73. ncbi Low-technology heart failure care in home health: improving patient outcomes
    Christina 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...
  74. ncbi Nurse home visit programs for the elderly
    Karen 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...
  75. ncbi Determinants of remaining in the community after discharge: results from New Jersey's Nursing Home Transition Program
    Sandra 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...
  76. ncbi The experiences of older people on discharge from hospital following assessment by the public health nurse
    Fiona McKeown
    Waterford Community Services, Co Waterford, Ireland
    J Clin Nurs 16:469-76. 2007
  77. ncbi Going home: what NICU nurses need to know about home care
    Rosalyn 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...
  78. ncbi Reconsidering the transfer of patients from the intensive care unit to the ward: a case study approach
    Chiung 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...
  79. ncbi 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?..
  80. ncbi Tracheostomy: facilitating successful discharge from hospital to home
    Ben 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...
  81. ncbi Benefits and challenges of providing transitional rehabilitation services to people with spinal cord injury from regional, rural and remote locations
    Susan 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...
  82. ncbi Meeting the ongoing needs of survivors of rarer cancer
    Jane 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...
  83. ncbi A systems approach for neonatal hyperbilirubinemia in term and near-term newborns
    Vinod 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...
  84. ncbi Reducing re-admission for asthma: impact of a nurse-led service
    Terri 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...
  85. ncbi The role of the critical care nurse in improving quality of life in ICU survivors
    Tania 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...
  86. ncbi Breastfeeding behaviors and experiences of adolescent mothers
    Hila 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...
  87. ncbi An evidence-based review of hyperbilirubinemia in the late preterm infant, with implications for practice: management, follow-up, and breastfeeding support
    Joan 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...
  88. ncbi Back to basics: assessment, communication, caring, and follow-up: a lesson from a couple's journey with multiple myeloma
    Sharon K Coon
    University of Oklahoma Medical Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 11:825-9. 2007
  89. ncbi Management of pediatric patients with chronic kidney disease
    Deborah 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...
  90. ncbi Discharge training and counselling increase self-care ability and reduce postdischarge problems in CABG patients
    Fatma 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...
  91. ncbi Heart failure management programmes in Europe
    T 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...
  92. ncbi Practices preventing rehospitalization of individuals with schizophrenia
    Jonathan 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
  93. ncbi A systematic review of nurse-assisted case management to improve hospital discharge transition outcomes for the elderly
    Wai 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...
  94. ncbi Telephone interventions by nursing students: improving outcomes for heart failure patients in the community
    Erlinda 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...
  95. ncbi Day surgery and recovery in women with a suspicious breast lesion: evaluation of a psychoeducational nursing intervention
    Nicole 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...
  96. ncbi Process for improving the integration of care across the primary and acute care settings in rural South Australia: asthma as a case study
    Caroline 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...
  97. ncbi A model program: neonatal nurse practitioners providing community health care for high-risk infants
    Elias 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...
  98. ncbi Characteristics and outcomes of elderly patients receiving transitional care
    Pamela 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
  99. ncbi Management of adult patients with a left ventricular assist device
    Marcia 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...
  100. ncbi Clinical risk: discharging patients with no-one at home
    Sally 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...
  101. ncbi Falling short of the mark: tales of life after hospital discharge
    Chantale 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...

Research Grants78

    Keri 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..
    Keri 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..
  3. 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 ..
  4. Gamma-Synuclein-Mediated Regulation of Norepinephrine Transporter
    Anita Sidhu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This grant is also relevant for the ARRA in that it will immediately create 3 new professional jobs. ..
  5. Metabolic mechanisms of antiestrogen resistance in breast cancer
    ..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 ..
  6. Enhancing radiation and cisplatin HNSCC cell killing by inhibiting mitochondrial
    Lynn Harrison; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Specific Aim 2 ..
  7. Imbalances in Calcium Homeostasis: Mechanism Behind Ethanol-Related Dendritic Deg
    Cynthia 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. ..
  8. Mechanisms of Cochlear Oxidative Stress Injury and Strategies to Protect Hearing
    Michael 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. ..
  9. Delivery issues in lung cancer CNS metastases
    Edward 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. ..
  10. Recombinant hepatic argininosuccinate synthase (rASS) for treatment of sepsis/end
    Stanislav I Svetlov; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Outcome will be a validated rASS formulation and protocol for treatment of endotoxemia/sepsis in mouse models. ..
  11. Combination therapies for chronic HBV, liver disease and cancer
    Mark 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. ..
  12. Adjunctive Use of Apyrase to Fibrinolytic Therapy
    Ridong Chen; Fiscal Year: 2013
  13. DNA methylation alterations in response to pesticides exposure
    Lifang 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. ..
  14. PTSD Hyperarousal Symptoms Treated with Physiological Stress Management
    WALTON 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. ..
    Kevin 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. ..
  16. L-carnitine Treatment for Vasopressor Dependent Septic Shock
    Alan 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. ..
  17. Carboxylesterase-activated Doxazolidine-prodrug for Hepatocellular Carcinoma
    Tad 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. ..
  18. Vaccine Immunotoxin and Radioimmunotherapy of Primary and Metastatic CNS Tumors
    Darell D Bigner; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. Testosterone Replacement Therapy in Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease
    Ralph 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. ..
    Rose A Gubitosi-Klug; Fiscal Year: 2013
  21. Novel Therapies and Biomarkers for the Mucopolysaccharidoses
    CALOGERA 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. ..
  22. Role of Cytokine-Induced Inflammation in Endothelial Dysfunction in Diabetes
    Michael A Hill; Fiscal Year: 2013
  23. Calcium Signaling, Metabolism, and EC Coupling in Heart
    Joshua I Goldhaber; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This will lead to new therapeutic strategies for preserving heart muscle function, thereby reducing the incidence of heart failure. ..
  24. Preclinical development of a novel antibacterial for Clostridium difficile diseas
    George 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. ..
  25. Comparison of Bisphosphonate Treatment Regimens on Skeletal Growth &Biomechanics
    Marie Demay; Fiscal Year: 2013
  26. A Developmental And Molecular Investigation Of How Vitamin E Ameliorates Endocrin
    Krista McCoy; Fiscal Year: 2013
  27. Age-related Response of Hippocampal Neurons to Stress
    Gregory 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. ..
    ROBERT 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. ..
    Darlene A Dartt; Fiscal Year: 2012
  30. Preventing Anthracycline Cardiovascular Toxicity with Statins
    William Gregory Hundley; Fiscal Year: 2013
    Julie 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. ..
  32. Impact of Pregnancy on Drug Absorption, Disposition and End Organ Response
    Steve 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. ..
  33. Processing and consequences of DNA-protein crosslinks in E. coli
    Kenneth 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. ..
  34. The function(s) of serpin-2 in mosquito immunity and physiology
    Kristin 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. ..
  35. Anorexia Nervosa: Regional Brain Abnormalites and Relationship to Outcome
    LAURIE 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. ..
  36. The Renin-Angiotensin System, Inflammation and Radiation-induced Brain Injury
    Michael E Robbins; Fiscal Year: 2010
  37. Atypical Antipsychotics: Effects on Hepatic Glucose and Lipid Metabolism in Human
    Michael R Rickels; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Findings from these studies will have important clinical relevance to the treatment of schizophrenia. ..
  38. Effects of fish oil on inflammation and metabolic syndrome
    Philip 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 ..
  39. MBSR Symptom Cluster Trial for Breast Cancer Survivors
    Cecile 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. ..
  40. Imaging Cellular Stress and Treatment Response Using Positron Emission Tomography
    ANTHONY 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. ..
  41. Cyclosporine in Interstitial Cystitis: Efficacy, Safety and Mechanism of Action
    Daniel 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 ..
  42. Mechanisms of Cancer Treatment Related Symptoms
    Lisa J Wood; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Understanding whether CTRF is initiated by the production of inflammatory cytokines may lead to new treatment strategies. ..
  43. The interaction between sleep and reproductive hormone secretion during puberty
    NATALIE DARA SHAW; Fiscal Year: 2013
  44. Can Lifestyle Modify Fatigue in Breast Cancer Survivors?
    Wendy Y Chen; Fiscal Year: 2011
  45. Nanoscale proteomic profiles of hypoxia pathways to develop biomarkers of renal c
    JOHN THOMAS LEPPERT; Fiscal Year: 2013
  46. Integrating cell sorting and tissue shaping mechanisms during cornea maturation
    Philip M Iannaccone; Fiscal Year: 2010
  47. HPV &Cervix Neoplasia in a Large, Long Term HIV + Cohort
    Howard D Strickler; Fiscal Year: 2013
  48. Regulation of molecular thermal ablative resistance in hepatocellular carcinoma
    David 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. ..
  49. MicroRNA expression in the NZB/W lupus mouse
    ..Completion of these aims could provide a novel target by which SLE may be mitigated. ..
  50. Brain Tumor-Penetrating Nanoparticle Delivery with MR-Guided Focused Ultrasound
    Richard 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. ..
  51. Cigarette Smoking among Head and Neck Cancer Patients: A Prospective Study
    JESSICA 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. ..
  52. Optimizing Survivorship and Surveillance after Treatment for Colorectal Cancer
    MARVELLA 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. ..
  53. Oncolytic Viruses with Therapeutic Genes in the Treatment of Breast Cancer
    DANUTA 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. ..
  54. Phase 1 of AR-42 in relapsed CLL, lymphoma, myeloma
    Craig C Hofmeister; Fiscal Year: 2012
  55. Interferon-gamma limits the effectiveness of peptide vaccines for cancer
    Esteban 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. ..
  56. Modeling Drug Induced Resistance in S. mansoni Endemic Areas
    Rodrigo Correa-Oliveira; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..mansoni transmission. This approach will also shed light on the selection of antigens for vaccine development. ..
    Ralph 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. ..
  58. Polysubstance Use and Chronic Smoking: Neuroimaging and Cognition
    Dieter J Meyerhoff; Fiscal Year: 2010
  59. Resolution of Epithelial Cell Hyperplasia
    Yohannes 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. ..
  60. Cardiac Sparing Whole Lung IMRT in Children and Young Adults with Lung Metastases
    JOHN 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. ..
  61. Investigating the Role of Adipocytes on Leukemia Relapse
    STEVEN 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. ..
  62. Alcohol and Development of the Prefrontal Cortex
    LEON 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. ..
  63. An Effectiveness Trial of Maintenance Therapy for Nicotine Dependence
    Robert 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. ..
  64. Dynamic ICG and FA Software
    Timothy Holmes; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..5) Only if time permits, a related method for identifying feeder vessels in neovascular lesions will be prototyped. ..
  65. Xenodiagnosis of Lyme Disease
    Linden 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. ..
  66. Remediation of Working Memory in Schizophrenia
    Tasha 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. ..
  67. Mechanisms of specific trunk Exercises in low back pain
    Sharon 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 ..
    Lynn 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. ..
  69. MaqFACS: Measuring expressive movement in monkeys
    Lisa Parr; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Ultimately, this system will advance our ability to model and treat human affective diseases. ..
    Jenny 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...
    Victoria Holt; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Medical records and pharmacy records will be used as to supplement subject-provided diagnosis, treatment and recurrence information. ..
  72. Mechanisms of Venous Thromboembolism in Cancer
    Nigel 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. ..
  73. 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. ..
  74. Pharmacogenetics: Breast Cancer Treatment and Prognosis
    Christine Ambrosone; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Individualized dosing according to genotype could contribute to increased efficacy and decreased toxicity among patients being treated for cancer. ..
  75. Extra-Fine Inhaled Corticosteroid Effect on Distal Lung Disease in Asthma
    Michelle Zeidler; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This study will determine the potential to modify distal airways inflammation which may ultimately improve asthma control. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  76. 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. ..
  77. ASI-MV Solutions: A Tailored Program for Substance Abusers in Early Recovery
    Emil Chiauzzi; Fiscal Year: 2009 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 ..
    Stephen Dager; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..