Genomes and Genes
Summary: Hospitals engaged in educational and research programs, as well as providing medical care to the patients.
Publications259 found, 100 shown here
- Potentially inappropriate medication use in elderly patients: a study of prevalence and predictors in two teaching hospitalsA Harugeri
Department of Pharmacy Practice, J S S College of Pharmacy and J S S Medical College Hospital, J S S University, Mysore, India
J Postgrad Med 56:186-91. 2010..Geriatrics is an emerging clinical specialty in India. Information about the appropriateness of prescription medication use among the elderly in India is limited...
- Performance of US teaching hospitals: a panel analysis of cost inefficiencyMichael D Rosko
Graduate Program Health and Medical Services Administration, School of Business Administration, Widener University, Chester, PA 19013, USA
Health Care Manag Sci 7:7-16. 2004....
- A large outbreak of Clostridium difficile-associated disease with an unexpected proportion of deaths and colectomies at a teaching hospital following increased fluoroquinolone useCarlene A Muto
Division of Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Presbyterian Campus, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:273-80. 2005..difficile infections; of these, 26 resulted in colectomy and 18 resulted in death. We conducted an investigation of a large C. difficile outbreak in our hospital to identify risk factors and characterize the outbreak...
- Effect of discharge summary availability during post-discharge visits on hospital readmissionCarl van Walraven
Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
J Gen Intern Med 17:186-92. 2002..To determine if the delivery of hospital discharge summaries to follow-up physicians decreases the risk of hospital readmission...
- Optimizing the use of antithrombotic therapy for atrial fibrillation in older people: a pharmacist-led multidisciplinary interventionBeata V Bajorek
Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1912-20. 2005..The hypothesis that there would be an increase in the proportion of patients receiving antithrombotic therapy at discharge was tested...
- International study on antidepressant prescription pattern at 20 teaching hospitals and major psychiatric institutions in East Asia: Analysis of 1898 cases from China, Japan, Korea, Singapore and TaiwanNaoki Uchida
Fukuoka University College of Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan
Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 61:522-8. 2007..Twenty teaching hospitals and major psychiatric hospitals participated and a total of 1898 patients receiving antidepressants were ..
- Relationship of carbapenem restriction in 22 university teaching hospitals to carbapenem use and carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosaAmy L Pakyz
Department of Pharmacy, VCU School of Pharmacy, MCV Campus, 410 North 12th Street, P O Box 980533, Richmond, VA 23298 0533, USA
Antimicrob Agents Chemother 53:1983-6. 2009..Restriction of carbapenems is associated with both lower use and lower incidence rates of carbapenem resistance in P. aeruginosa...
- Comparison of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from teaching hospitals in London and the USA, 2004-2006: where is USA300 in the UK?J A Otter
Guy s and St Thomas Hospital and King s College London, London, UK
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 28:835-9. 2009..There are striking differences between the molecular epidemiology of CA-MRSA in UK and US hospitals, which may have implications for control...
- Ischaemic heart disease in Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano, Nigeria: a 5 year reviewM U Sani
Department of Medicine, Aminu Kano Teachig Hospital, Kano, Nigeria
Niger J Med 15:128-31. 2006..We therefore set out to describe the prevalence as well as the spectrum of IHD at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano...
- Reporting medical errors to improve patient safety: a survey of physicians in teaching hospitalsLauris C Kaldjian
Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
Arch Intern Med 168:40-6. 2008..Collecting data on medical errors is essential for improving patient safety, but factors affecting error reporting by physicians are poorly understood...
- Teaching hospitals and quality of care: a review of the literatureJohn Z Ayanian
Harvard Medical School, USA
Milbank Q 80:569-93, v. 2002Because teaching hospitals face increasing pressure to justify their higher charges for clinical care, the quality of care in teaching and nonteaching hospitals is an important policy question...
- Measuring intra-operative interference from distraction and interruption observed in the operating theatreA N Healey
Department of Biosurgery and Technology, Clinical Safety Research, Imperial College, University of London, 10th Floor QEQM, St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, Paddington, London, W2 1NY, UK
Ergonomics 49:589-604. 2006..The findings highlight the need to further develop measures of interference, to assess its variation, intensity and its effect on surgical team performance...
- Management of nontuberculous infectious discitis. treatments used in 110 patients admitted to 12 teaching hospitals in FranceE Legrand
Rheumatology Department in the Teaching Hospitals of Angers, France
Joint Bone Spine 68:504-9. 2001..Although antibiotic selection was rational and in agreement with current recommendations, wide differences were noted across centers regarding intravenous treatment duration, hospital stay duration, and total treatment duration...
- Survey of the practice of electroconvulsive therapy in teaching hospitals in IndiaWorrawat Chanpattana
Department of Psychiatry, Bangkok Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
J ECT 21:100-4. 2005We sought to obtain an overview of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) practice in teaching hospitals in India.
- Discrepant attitudes about teamwork among critical care nurses and physiciansEric J Thomas
University of Texas Houston Medical School, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, USA
Crit Care Med 31:956-9. 2003..To measure and compare critical care physicians' and nurses' attitudes about teamwork...
- The Canadian Adverse Events Study: the incidence of adverse events among hospital patients in CanadaG Ross Baker
Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, McMurrich Building Room 2031, 12 Queen s Park Crescent West, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A8, Canada
CMAJ 170:1678-86. 2004..AEs are unintended injuries or complications resulting in death, disability or prolonged hospital stay that arise from health care management. We estimated the incidence of AEs among patients in Canadian acute care hospitals...
- Computer and internet use by first year clinical and nursing students in a Nigerian teaching hospitalGrace Ada Ajuwon
E, Latunde Odeku Medical Library, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 3:10. 2003..The aim of this study was to assess the uptake of computer and internet by health science students studying in the country...
- Relationship between fluoroquinolone use and changes in susceptibility to fluoroquinolones of selected pathogens in 10 United States teaching hospitals, 1991-2000Marcus J Zervos
William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan 48073, USA
Clin Infect Dis 37:1643-8. 2003..between fluoroquinolone use and the susceptibilities of 11 bacterial pathogens to fluoroquinolones in 10 US teaching hospitals from 1991 through 2000...
- Current practice of preoperative fasting: a nationwide survey in Japanese anesthesia-teaching hospitalsNobuaki Shime
Department of Anesthesiology, Postgraduate School of Medicine, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, 465 Kajii cho, Kamigyo ku, Kyoto, 602 8566, Japan
J Anesth 19:187-92. 2005..survey to investigate the current practice of the preoperative fasting period in Japanese anesthesia-teaching hospitals. Acceptance of the clinical practice guideline published by the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) ..
- Impact of education and training on neonatal resuscitation practices in 14 teaching hospitals in IndiaA K Deorari
Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, WHO Collaborating Centre for Training and Research in Newborn Care, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
Ann Trop Paediatr 21:29-33. 2001..resuscitation programme (NRP) on the incidence, management and outcome of birth asphyxia was evaluated in 14 teaching hospitals in India...
- [Quality of surgical continuing education in Germany]J Ansorg
Berufsverband der Deutschen Chirurgen, BDC Service, Berlin
Dtsch Med Wochenschr 130:508-13. 2005..Aim of the study was to evaluate the surgical training in Germany from the viewpoint of the residents...
- Implementing guidelines for venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in a large Italian teaching hospital: lights and shadowsLuca Scaglione
Emergency Department, S Giovanni Battista Hospital, Turin, Italy
Haematologica 90:678-84. 2005..The objective of this study (part of the TRiPSS-2 project) was to evaluate the impact of a locally adapted GL, supported by a multifaceted implementation strategy, in improving VTE prophylaxis in a large teaching hospital...
- Infective endocarditis in a Finnish teaching hospital: a study on 326 episodes treated during 1980-2004M Heiro
Department of Medicine, Turku University Hospital, Finland
Heart 92:1457-62. 2006..To evaluate potential changes of infective endocarditis (IE) in patients treated in a Finnish teaching hospital during the past 25 years...
- Priority setting in a hospital drug formulary: a qualitative case study and evaluationDouglas K Martin
Joint Center for Bioethics, University of Toronto, 88 College Street, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5G 1L4
Health Policy 66:295-303. 2003..The process we utilized here, describing using case study methods and evaluating using 'accountability for reasonableness', is a generalizable process for improving the fairness of priority setting in hospital drug formularies...
- The roles of teaching hospitals, insurance status, and race/ethnicity in receipt of adjuvant therapy for regional-stage breast cancer in FloridaLisa C Richardson
Department of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
Am J Public Health 96:160-6. 2006We examined the roles of teaching hospitals, insurance status, and race/ ethnicity in women's receipt of adjuvant therapy for regional-stage breast cancer.
- Institutional conditions and individual experiences in the career-entry period of Swiss medical residents--a qualitative studyBarbara Buddeberg-Fischer
Department of Psychosocial Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Swiss Med Wkly 136:26-32. 2006....
- Drug administration errors: a prospective survey from three South African teaching hospitalsR L Llewellyn
Department of Anaesthesia, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, Republic of South Africa
Anaesth Intensive Care 37:93-8. 2009..Failure to institute suggested solutions will continue to compromise patient safety...
- Awareness and perceptions of electroconvulsive therapy among psychiatric patients: a cross-sectional survey from teaching hospitals in Karachi, PakistanMehreen Arshad
Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
BMC Psychiatry 7:27. 2007..Given this situation we aimed to assess the awareness and perceptions regarding ECT as a treatment modality among the psychiatric patients...
- Analysis of errors reported by surgeons at three teaching hospitalsAtul A Gawande
Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02155, USA
Surgery 133:614-21. 2003..Little is known of the factors that underlie surgical errors. Incident reporting has been proposed as a method of obtaining information about medical errors to help identify such factors...
- Epidemiologic profile of peripartum cardiomyopathy in a tertiary care hospitalSimeon A Isezuo
Department of Medicine, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto, Nigeria
Ethn Dis 17:228-33. 2007..It is not, however, known if these practices have changed and influenced the epidemiology of PPCM over the years...
- Differences in medical error risk among nurses working two- and three-shift systems at teaching hospitals: a six-month prospective studyKatsutoshi Tanaka
Department of Occupational Mental Health, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kitasato University, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 228 8555, Japan
Ind Health 48:357-64. 2010..A total of 1,506 registered nurses working shifts at teaching hospitals participated in this study to evaluate the difference in medical error risk between two- and three-shift ..
- Characteristics of quality and patient safety curricula in major teaching hospitalsSusan K Pingleton
Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC, USA
Am J Med Qual 25:305-11. 2010..2 quality and patient safety curricula for internal medicine and general surgery residents in major teaching hospitals: an infrequent formal curriculum developed by the university and a positive informal curriculum found in the ..
- The effect of resident duty hour restriction on trauma center outcomes in teaching hospitals in the state of PennsylvaniaThomas S Helling
Department of Surgery, Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA
J Trauma 69:607-12; discussion 612-3. 2010....
- Do-not-resuscitate orders for terminal patients with cancer in teaching hospitals of KoreaDo Yeun Kim
Department of Medical Oncology, Dongguk University International Hospitals, Goyang, Gyeonggi, Republic of Korea
J Palliat Med 10:1153-8. 2007To examine the current practices relating to do-not-resuscitate (DNR) orders for terminal patients with cancer at teaching hospitals in Korea.
- Risk-adjusted morbidity in teaching hospitals correlates with reported levels of communication and collaboration on surgical teams but not with scale measures of teamwork climate, safety climate, or working conditionsDaniel L Davenport
Department of Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0298, USA
J Am Coll Surg 205:778-84. 2007..The goal of this study was to measure the impact of OCSFs on risk-adjusted surgical morbidity and mortality...
- Impact of a training intervention on use of antimicrobials in teaching hospitalsSeikh F U Akter
Department of Community Health and Family Medicine, International Islamic University Malaysia IIUM, Pahang, Malaysia
J Infect Dev Ctries 3:447-51. 2009..This intervention study assessed the effectiveness of a training intervention on antimicrobials prescribing by physicians in paediatric wards of tertiary care level hospitals...
- Effect of work-hours regulations on intensive care unit mortality in United States teaching hospitalsMeeta Prasad
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine MP, JDC, JMK, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Crit Care Med 37:2564-9. 2009..The United States instituted restrictions on resident work-hours in July 2003. The clinical impact of this reform on critically ill patients is unknown...
- Postoperative complications and mortality in older patients having non-cardiac surgery at three Melbourne teaching hospitalsLarry McNicol
Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Med J Aust 186:447-52. 2007..To determine the incidence of postoperative complications, including 30-day mortality rate, and need for intensive care unit (ICU) admission in older patients after non-cardiac surgery...
- The epidemiology of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii: does the community represent a reservoir?Cosmina Zeana
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 24:275-9. 2003..To explore the role of the community as a potential reservoir for Acinetobacter baumannii...
- Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia in Western Australian teaching hospitals, 1997-1999: risk factors, outcomes and implications for managementS P Cordova
Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Western Australian Centre for Pathology and Medical Research, Nedlands, WA 6009, Australia
J Hosp Infect 56:22-8. 2004..study was to document the evolution of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteraemia at teaching hospitals in Perth, Western Australia (WA), and determine the risk factors and outcomes of the disease...
- Ethanol in formularies of US teaching hospitalsRichard D Blondell
JAMA 289:552. 2003
- Post-operative pain therapy: prescription patterns in two Nigerian teaching hospitalsA F Faponle
Department of Anaesthesia, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife
Niger J Med 11:180-2. 2002..and pretested questionnaire was administered to resident doctors working in the department of surgery in two teaching hospitals in Nigeria. The questionnaires were completed voluntarily by all the doctors involved...
- Inpatient care of community-acquired pneumonia: the effect of antimicrobial guidelines on clinical outcomes and drug costs in Canadian teaching hospitalsTheodore K Marras
Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Canada
Can Respir J 11:131-7. 2004..Evidence supporting antibiotic treatment guidelines and respiratory quinolones (RQs) in community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is limited...
- Hospital waste management in the teaching hospitals of KarachiShahida Rasheed
Sir Syed College of Medical Sciences, Karachi
J Pak Med Assoc 55:192-5. 2005To evaluate the current practices of segregation approaches, storage arrangements, collection and disposal systems in the teaching hospitals of Karachi.
- Bacteriological, clinical and epidemiological characteristics of hospital-acquired Acinetobacter baumannii infection in a teaching hospitalM Ayan
Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Inonu University, Malatya, Turkey
J Hosp Infect 54:39-45. 2003..The outbreak strains, demonstrated genetic distinction between our three outbreaks and isolates from specific areas in the hospital...
- Patient Safety Leadership WalkRoundsAllan Frankel
Partners HealthCare System, Boston, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Saf 29:16-26. 2003..Executives are surveyed quarterly about actions they have taken as a direct result of WalkRounds and are asked what they have learned from the rounds...
- Quality of care in teaching hospitals: a literature reviewJoel Kupersmith
Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC 20037, USA
Acad Med 80:458-66. 2005To compare the quality of care in teaching hospitals with that in nonteaching hospitals.
- Is there a "July phenomenon" in pediatric neurosurgery at teaching hospitals?Edward R Smith
Neurosurgical Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
J Neurosurg 105:169-76. 2006..Some have speculated that the arrival of new interns and residents at teaching hospitals each July might cause an annual transient increase in poor patient outcomes and inefficient care.
- Mortality in medicare patients undergoing surgery in July in teaching hospitalsMichael J Englesbe
Department of Surgery, Michigan Surgical Collaborative for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0331, USA
Ann Surg 249:871-6. 2009To determine whether operative mortality rates at teaching hospitals in the United States are higher in July, the start of the academic year.
- Involvement abroad of U.S. academic health centers and major teaching hospitals: the developing landscapeMichael G Merritt
The Chartis Group, New York, New York, USA
Acad Med 83:541-9. 2008..S. academic health centers (AHCs) and major teaching hospitals, and to describe how these offshore activities relate to each institution's underlying mission and to the ..
- Hospital waste management status in Iran: a case study in the teaching hospitals of Iran University of Medical SciencesMahdi Farzadkia
Environmental Health Engineering Department, School of Health, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Waste Manag Res 27:384-9. 2009..The main objective of this research was to investigate the solid waste management in the eight teaching hospitals of Iran University of Medical Sciences...
- Promoting translational and clinical science: the critical role of medical schools and teaching hospitalsHoward B Dickler
Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, D C, United States of America
PLoS Med 3:e378. 2006
- Prevalent bacterial infections in intensive care units of Shiraz University of medical sciences teaching hospitals, Shiraz, IranParvin Hassanzadeh
Department of Biology, School of Science, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran
Jpn J Infect Dis 62:249-53. 2009..Samples of all the patients hospitalized longer than 48 h in two Shiraz university teaching hospitals in Shiraz, Iran, were microbiologically cultured, and antimicrobial susceptibility was determined using the ..
- Audit of antibiotic prescribing in two governmental teaching hospitals in IndonesiaU Hadi
Department of Internal Medicine, Dr Soetomo Hospital School of Medicine, Airlangga University, SBY, Indonesia
Clin Microbiol Infect 14:698-707. 2008..An audit on antibiotic use of patients hospitalized for 5 days or more was conducted in two teaching hospitals (A and B) in Java. Data were collected by review of records on the day of discharge...
- Jordanian nurses' job satisfaction and intent to stay: comparing teaching and non-teaching hospitalsMajd T Mrayyan
The Hashemite University, Faculty of Nursing, Zarqa, Jordan
J Prof Nurs 23:125-36. 2007..Jordanian nurses' job satisfaction and intent to stay, compare the phenomena of interest in teaching and non-teaching hospitals, and correlate the two concepts of nurses' job satisfaction and intent to stay...
- How intravenous immunoglobulin is used in clinical practice: audits of two Sydney teaching hospitalsM W Lin
Department of Immunology, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Concord, New South Wales, Australia
Intern Med J 37:308-14. 2007..IVIg may also be purchased by hospitals for uses not covered by these indications on an individual patient use basis. These audits were developed to examine current hospital practice in IVIg use...
- Is there a relationship between high-quality performance in major teaching hospitals and residents' knowledge of quality and patient safety?Susan K Pingleton
Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC, USA
Acad Med 84:1510-5. 2009The relationship of the quality of teaching hospitals' clinical performance to resident education in quality and patient safety is unclear...
- Risk factors for nosocomial infections due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa producing metallo-beta-lactamase in two tertiary-care teaching hospitalsAlexandre Prehn Zavascki
Infectious Diseases Service, Hospital São Lucas da Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
J Antimicrob Chemother 58:882-5. 2006To assess risk factors for nosocomial infections due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa producing metallo-beta-lactamase (MBL-PA) in two teaching hospitals where horizontal dissemination has been demonstrated.
- Can pyloromyotomy for infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis be performed in any hospital? Results from two teaching hospitalsEsther D van den Ende
Department of Surgery, Haga Hospital, Red Cross Hospital Juliana Children s Hospital, Sportlaan 600, The Hague, The Netherlands
Eur J Pediatr 166:553-7. 2007..in patients with infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis, a descriptive cohort study was performed in two teaching hospitals in the Netherlands...
- Assessing the risk of tuberculosis infection among healthcare workers: the Melbourne Mantoux Study. Melbourne Mantoux Study GroupR L Stuart
Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Epidemiology, Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne, Vic
Med J Aust 174:569-73. 2001To determine the potential prevalence of nosocomial infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis among hospital employees in teaching hospitals in Melbourne.
- A prospective before-and-after trial of a medical emergency teamRinaldo Bellomo
Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, Melbourne, Vic
Med J Aust 179:283-7. 2003..To determine the effect on cardiac arrests and overall hospital mortality of an intensive care-based medical emergency team...
- The association between hospital type and mortality and length of stay: a study of 16.9 million hospitalized Medicare beneficiariesZ Yuan
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio 44109 1998, USA
Med Care 38:231-45. 2000..To examine the association between hospital type and mortality and length of stay using hospitalized Medicare beneficiaries for a 10-year period...
- The CCC system in two teaching hospitals: a progress reportW V Slack
Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Int J Med Inform 54:183-96. 1999..In addition, the CCC systems have had a beneficial impact on the finances of the two hospitals, and they have cost less than what many hospitals spend for financial computing alone...
- Causes of prescribing errors in hospital inpatients: a prospective studyBryony Dean
Centre for Practice and Policy, School of Pharmacy, University of London, London, UK
Lancet 359:1373-8. 2002..They have not, however, been applied to prescribing errors, which are a great cause of patient harm. Our aim was to use this approach to investigate the causes of such errors...
- Survey of palliative care programs in United States teaching hospitalsJ A Billings
Palliative Care Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School Center for Palliative Care, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
J Palliat Med 4:309-14. 2001..in academic hospitals in the United States, we surveyed a random sample of 100 hospitals in the Council of Teaching Hospitals and Health Systems directory. Sixty percent of hospitals provided information...
- Prevalence of malnutrition and 12-month incidence of mortality in two Sydney teaching hospitalsM H Middleton
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, The St George Hospital, Kogarah, New South Wales, Australia
Intern Med J 31:455-61. 2001The objectives of the present study were to determine: (i) the prevalence of malnutrition in two Sydney teaching hospitals using Subjective Global Assessment (SGA), (ii) the effect of malnutrition on 12-month mortality and (iii) the ..
- Team communications in the operating room: talk patterns, sites of tension, and implications for novicesLorelei Lingard
Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Acad Med 77:232-7. 2002..This study explored the nature of communications among operating room (OR) team members from surgery, nursing, and anesthesia to identify common communicative patterns, sites of tension, and their impact on novices...
- Pattern of skin diseases at the University teaching hospital, Addis Ababa, EthiopiaD Shibeshi
Dermatology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Int J Dermatol 39:822-5. 2000..Emphasis should be given to this group of common skin diseases at all levels of health care so that proper diagnosis, treatment, and referral can be practiced...
- Effect of an education programme on the utilization of a medical emergency team in a teaching hospitalD Jones
Clinical Governance Unit, Melbourne University, Austin Hospital, Victoria, Australia
Intern Med J 36:231-6. 2006..Medical Emergency Teams (MET) have been developed to identify, review and manage acutely unwell ward patients. Previous studies have suggested that there may be obstacles to the utilization and activation of the MET...
- Is there a July phenomenon? The effect of July admission on intensive care mortality and length of stay in teaching hospitalsWilliam A Barry
Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Iowa City VA Medical Center, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
J Gen Intern Med 18:639-45. 2003....
- Antimicrobial resistance in Staphylococcus aureus in Australian teaching hospitals, 1989-1999Graeme R Nimmo
Microbiology Department, Queensland Health Pathology Service, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba 4102, Australia
Microb Drug Resist 9:155-60. 2003..The proportion of nmMRSA increased to modest levels in the other cities. In eastern cities, this was due to the appearance of strains closely related to nmMRSA seen in other countries of the southwestern Pacific...
- A survey of doctors' and nurses' knowledge, attitudes and compliance with infection control guidelines in Birmingham teaching hospitalsA D Stein
School of Medicine, The University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
J Hosp Infect 54:68-73. 2003..and nurses through a cross-sectional survey conducted between March and May 2001 in three Birmingham, UK teaching hospitals. Seventy-five doctors and 143 nurses, representing 7% and 4%, respectively, of potential respondents, ..
- The epidemiological analyses of trauma patients in Chongqing teaching hospitals following the Wenchuan earthquakeCe Yang
State Key Laboratory of Trauma, Burns and Combined Injury, Research institute for Traffic Medicine of People s Liberation Army, Daping Hospital, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, PR China
Injury 40:488-92. 2009..This study aimed to provide an overview of injuries among the patients admitted to the six teaching hospitals in Chongqing, China, after the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake.
- Prescription of prophylactic antibiotics for neurosurgical procedures in teaching hospitals in IranMehrdad Askarian
Department of Community Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
Am J Infect Control 35:260-2. 2007..This will minimize the consequences of antibiotic misuse such as increased drug antibiotic resistance, adverse events, and higher costs to the institution...
- Research utilization and research attitudes among nurses working in teaching hospitals in Tabriz, IranLeila Valizadeh
Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Medical Sciences University, Tabriz, Iran
J Clin Nurs 12:928-30. 2003
- Impact of randomized trial results on acute lung injury ventilator therapy in teaching hospitalsCraig R Weinert
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Clinical Outcomes Research Center, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, USA
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 167:1304-9. 2003..Whereas many medical advances are slowly brought into practice, clinicians in teaching hospitals are often assumed to be early adopters of new medical advances...
- Investigation of risk factors for surgical wound infection among teaching hospitals in TehranKamran Soltani Arabshahi
Department of Internal Medicine, Firoozgar Teaching Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Int Wound J 3:59-62. 2006..In conclusion, identification of the risk factors for SSI will help physicians to improve patient care and may decrease mortality and morbidity and hospital care costs of surgery patients...
- Prophylactic antibiotic therapy in gynecologic-obstetric procedures: experience from three Iranian teaching hospitalsMehrdad Askarian
Indian J Med Sci 60:245-6. 2006
- Comparison of job satisfaction and stress among male and female doctors in teaching hospitals of KarachiAli Khan Khuwaja
Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi
J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 16:23-7. 2004Job dissatisfaction and stress among doctors affect the quality of health care. We assessed the levels of satisfaction for workplace characteristics and job stress among doctors of three teaching hospitals in Karachi.
- Thromboprophylaxis practice patterns in two Western Australian teaching hospitalsJohn W Eikelboom
Department of Hematology, Royal Perth Hospital, Wellington Street, Perth, WA, 6001 Australia
Haematologica 89:586-93. 2004..Our objective was to determine what proportion of patients undergoing elective hip or knee arthroplasty actually receive recommended thromboprophylaxis according to international guidelines...
- Impact of hospital accreditation on infection control programs in teaching hospitals in JapanMiho Sekimoto
Department of Healthcare Economics and Quality Management, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
Am J Infect Control 36:212-9. 2008..The Japan Council for Quality Health Care (JCQHC) is a hospital accreditation organization that now prescribes broad elements of IC as part of its accreditation standards...
- Use of magnesium sulfate in pre-eclampsia and eclampsia in teaching hospitals in Addis Ababa: a practice auditWorkineh Getaneh
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, AAU, MF
Ethiop Med J 48:157-64. 2010..However, the drug was introduced in practice in teaching hospitals in Addis Ababa recently. Hence, it is important to audit its use at this stage.
- Needle-stick injuries in an Ugandan teaching hospitalD H Newsom
Department of Paediatrics, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, P O Box 1410, Mbarara, Uganda
Ann Trop Med Parasitol 96:517-22. 2002..NSI are common, preventable sources of infection and stress for HCW in Africa...
- Professional nurses' opinion on research and research utilization for promoting quality nursing care in selected teaching hospitals in NigeriaBola Ofi
Department of Nursing, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria
Int J Nurs Pract 14:243-55. 2008..Nursing services managers and educators should promote better research education focusing on practitioners' knowledge/experience and attitudes towards research...
- Aetiological diagnosis of infective endocarditis by direct amplification of rRNA genes from surgically removed valve tissue. An 11-year experience in a Finnish teaching hospitalPirkko Kotilainen
Department of Medicine, Turku University Hospital, Finland
Ann Med 38:263-73. 2006..We sought to assess the value of this methodology in a routine clinical setting...
- Evaluating the performance of inpatient attending physicians: a new instrument for today's teaching hospitalsChristopher A Smith
Department of Medicine, Cook County, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
J Gen Intern Med 19:766-71. 2004..We developed a new instrument to evaluate attending physicians on medical inpatient services and tested its reliability and validity...
- All in a day's work: an observational study to quantify how and with whom doctors on hospital wards spend their timeJohanna I Westbrook
Health Informatics Research and Evaluation Unit, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Med J Aust 188:506-9. 2008..To quantify time doctors in hospital wards spend on specific work tasks, and with health professionals and patients...
- Are surgical outcomes for lung cancer resections improved at teaching hospitals?Robert A Meguid
Division of Thoracic Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 85:1015-24; discussion 1024-5. 2008..We postulate that short-term outcome after lung cancer resection is better at teaching hospitals (TH) compared with nonteaching hospitals (non-TH), independent of volume.
- Learning in teaching hospitals and the community: time to get the balance rightJill Morrison
Med Educ 40:92-3. 2006
- Obstacles and solutions for spontaneous reporting of adverse drug reactions in the hospitalA Vallano
Fundacio Institut Catala de Farmacologia, WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Pharmacoepidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
Br J Clin Pharmacol 60:653-8. 2005..To describe the opinions of hospital physicians concerning problems regarding the spontaneous reporting of adverse drug reactions (ADRs) and ways to solve them...
- Barriers to student access to patients in a group of teaching hospitalsLeslie G Olson
John Hunter Hospital, Locked Bag 1, Newcastle Region Mail Centre, NSW 2310, Australia
Med J Aust 183:461-3. 2005To determine the number of patients in our teaching hospitals who were, on any given day, both available and willing to see medical students.
- Improved short-term survival for advanced ovarian, tubal, and peritoneal cancer patients operated at teaching hospitalsT Paulsen
Cancer Registry of Norway, Oslo, Norway
Int J Gynecol Cancer 16:11-7. 2006..The short-term survival at 450 days was 79% for women operated at teaching hospitals (TH) and 62% at NTH (P= 0.02)...
- Incidence and pattern of cardiovascular disease in a Nigerian teaching hospitalRufus Adesoji Adedoyin
Department of Medical Rehabilitation, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria
Trop Doct 35:104-6. 2005..A total number of 1104 patients were recorded. Heart failure (35%) followed by hypertension (32%) was found to be the most prevalent...
- Pulling together and pushing apart: tides of tension in the ICU teamLaura A Hawryluck
Department of Critical Care Medicine, 300 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1V7
Acad Med 77:S73-6. 2002
- Factors associated with poor prognosis among patients admitted with heart failure in a Nigerian tertiary medical centre: a cross-sectional studyKamilu M Karaye
Department of Medicine, Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria
BMC Cardiovasc Disord 8:16. 2008....
- Prevalence of 16S rRNA methylase genes in Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates from a Chinese teaching hospital: coexistence of rmtB and armA genes in the same isolateFangyou Yu
Key Laboratory of Medical Molecular Virology of Ministries of Education and Health, Institutes of Biomedical Sciences and Institute of Medical Microbiology, Shanghai Medical School of Fudan University, Shanghai 200032, China
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 64:57-63. 2009..16S rRNA methylase-producing isolates of Klebsiella pneumoniae were commonly identified in the Chinese teaching hospital with coexistence of rmtB and armA genes in the same isolate...
- Quality of clinical supervision as perceived by attending doctors in university and district teaching hospitalsJamiu O Busari
Department of Paediatrics, Atrium Medical Centre, Heerlen, The Netherlands
Med Educ 41:957-64. 2007..We decided to investigate whether there is any difference in how ADs perceive the quality of their supervision in university teaching hospital (UTH) and district teaching hospital (DTH) settings...
- Caesarean section rates in teaching hospitals of Tehran: 1999-2003A Moini
Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Roointan Arash Maternity Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
East Mediterr Health J 13:457-60. 2007To determine the trends of caesarean section in teaching hospitals of Tehran University of Medical Sciences, a retrospective analysis was performed on the obstetric data from 3 hospitals in a 5-year period...
- How well prepared are medical students for their first year as doctors? The views of consultants and specialist registrars in two teaching hospitalsC Matheson
University of Nottingham, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK
Postgrad Med J 85:582-9. 2009To evaluate (1) the extent to which first year doctors (foundation year 1 doctors, F1s) in two teaching hospitals in the Trent Deanery were rated by specialist registrars (SpRs) and consultants as being well prepared for practice; (2) the ..
- Geriatric admissions in a developing country: experience from a tertiary centre in NigeriaArthur C Onwuchekwa
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Ethn Dis 19:359-62. 2009..The aging populations in developing countries have brought a demographic and an epidemiological transition, affecting the impact of chronic diseases on the health status of the population...
- Aetiology of bacteraemia among adult AIDS patients attending Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Lagos, NigeriaF T Ogunsola
Department of Medical Microbiology College of Medicine, University of Lagos, P M B 12003, Lagos Nigeria
Niger Postgrad Med J 16:186-92. 2009..Bacteraemia is a relatively common event in HIV-infected patients, especially in late infection. Studies in Africa have shown that more than 23% of AIDS patients have bacteraemia but there is paucity of data from Nigeria...
- RCT to evaluate guidelines for acute rhinosinusitisJane Garbutt; Fiscal Year: 2008..In addition, knowledge gained from this research could be used to decrease the inappropriate use of antibiotics. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Endothelial progenitor cells and surgical outcomesAndrew Auerbach; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Improving use of peri-operative beta-blockers with a multidimentional QI programAndrew Auerbach; Fiscal Year: 2009..The impact of this set of tools will be substantial as groups such as the NSQIP, SCIP, National Quality Forum, and Leapfrog Group continue to endorse PBB as a key strategy to reduce surgical morbidity and mortality. ..
- Financial incentives for smoking cessationKevin Volpp; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Oral Chemotherapy Safety in Ambulatory Oncology: A Proactive Risk AssessmentSAUL WEINGART; Fiscal Year: 2007..Lessons about oral chemotherapy safety are applicable to other high-alert medications in ambulatory care. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Financial incentives for smoking cessationKevin Volpp; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Impact of resident work hour rules on errors and qualityKevin Volpp; Fiscal Year: 2007..Err is Human in 2000 and will directly impact the health care received by the 44% of patients cared for in teaching hospitals in the United States...
- Clinical Decision Support in Community Hospitals: Barriers & FacilitatorsJoan S Ash; Fiscal Year: 2010..S. hospitals. This gap in CDS implementation between community and teaching hospitals portends serious consequences for health care quality, patient safety, and rising costs...
- Measuring the Value of Romote ICU MonitoringEric Thomas; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] 4. To measure changes in healthcare provider attitudes about teamwork and safety climate after implementation of the tele-ICU. [unreadable] ..
- E-Prescribing Impact on Patient Safety, Use, and CostJoel Weissman; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Improving Safety and Quality with Outpatient Order EntryTejal Gandhi; Fiscal Year: 2006..Given the diversity of practices, these findings will be generalizable to other organizations and will speed the adoption of these systems. ..
- Help Seeking for Depression by Primary Care PatientsANASHUA ELWY; Fiscal Year: 2007..Determining the factors associated with patients' decisions to seek help for depression from PCPs is a first step in helping patients to take action to improve their mental health. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Improving Systems for Colorectal Cancer ScreeningJohn Ayanian; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Emergency Linkage to Outpatient Psychiatric CareGlenn Currier; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Artificial Nutrition in Terminally Ill Cancer PatientsSydney Dy; Fiscal Year: 2007..Dy with the skills she needs to develop into an independent clinical researcher in oncology palliative care decision-making and health services research. ..
- Prediciting Severe Neonatal HyperbilirubinemiaRon Keren; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Boston Community Academic Mental Health PartnershipDeborah Bowen; Fiscal Year: 2007..These efforts are steps towards achieving the change needed to expanding our knowledge to better inform the development a system of care that best meets the needs of consumers, their family members and other stakeholders. ..
- Genetic Counseling Processes and Analogue Client OutcomeDebra Roter; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Prevention of Catheter-Associated Blood Stream InfectionsDavid Warren; Fiscal Year: 2007..I will build on the experience outlined in this proposal to establish myself an independent investigator in healthcare epidemiology, studying nosocomial infections and developing interventions to prevent them. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Guided Care: Integrating High Tech and High TouchCHARLES BOULT; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- Financial Incentives and Variations in the Care of Medicare BeneficiariesBruce E Landon; Fiscal Year: 2010..Because patients will be clustered within physicians and physicians clustered within markets, we will use hierarchical analytic methods. ..
- Cardiac care in specialty and general hospitalsPeter M Cram; Fiscal Year: 2010..Together these analyses will provide much needed information on the relative quality of care provided by specialty cardiac hospitals to policy makers, payors, providers and patients. ..
- Intervention to Increase Safety Belt Use in ED PatientsWilliam Fernandez; Fiscal Year: 2005..e. the "teachable moment"). ..
- Anthrax Toxins Impair Phagocyte Actin-based MotilityFrederick Southwick; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Post-Trial Access for Insured and Uninsured ParticipantsJoel Weissman; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Feasibility of Measuring Sleep in a Critical Care EnvironmentMargaret A Pisani; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Harmonizing Data Standards for Primary CareRobert Phillips; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Self-Management in African Americans with Diabetes and HypertensionElizabeth Lynch; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Amelioration of Literacy Deficits in Prenatal CareDebra Roter; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Improving Treatment of Newly Diagnosed OsteoporosisPeter Cram; Fiscal Year: 2009..Finally, this work will serve as a model for examining the barriers to and improving treatment of other chronic diseases identified through screening. ..
- Government Industry Relationships in ScienceEric Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Hospital Integration and Medicare Reimbursement PolicyDaniel Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Determinants of Cardiac Risk Factor ModificationCarla Boutin Foster; Fiscal Year: 2008..The long-term goal is to use this data to develop interventions that improve physical activity among Latino adults with coronary artery disease. ..
- The Value of Health in Adolescents with Chronic IllnessMICHAEL YI; Fiscal Year: 2008..The challenge and the major strength of this research agenda is its integration of behavioral and social science paradigms with clinical disease information. ..
- REGULATION OF ACTIN FILAMENT FORMATION IN PHAGOCYTESFrederick Southwick; Fiscal Year: 2010..These studies may provide new strategies for defending against infections, controlling auto-immune diseases and regulating the timing of cell death. ..
- Prevention of Pressure Ulcers in Hip Fracture PatientsMona Baumgarten; Fiscal Year: 2003..At the end of the planning project, we will be poised to submit a proposal that applies rigorous research methods to an important clinical problem. ..
- Brief Intervention to Reduce Alcohol Use in ED patientsWilliam Fernandez; Fiscal Year: 2004..e. routine care). ..
- Locus of Care & Pressure Ulcers After Hip FractureMona Baumgarten; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- MD Group Characteristics and Quality of Care for CHDBruce Landon; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Videoscopic Drainage of Infected Pancreatic CollectionsKaren Horvath; Fiscal Year: 2004..Five major teaching hospitals will enroll 40 patients over 18 months...
- Data Sharing & Data Withholding Among Trainees in Scien*Eric Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2002..Hypotheses will be tested using univariate and multivariate statistical techniques. Results will be disseminated through publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at scientific meetings. ..
- GLOBAL ANALYSIS OF TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE IN HEALTH CAREDaniel Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- Pulmonary Diagnosis By Multichannel Lung Sound AnalyzerRaymond Murphy; Fiscal Year: 2002..In Phase II we will optimize our methods and demonstrate the value of automated lung sound analysis in broader clinical trials. PROPOSED COMMERCIAL APPLICATION: NOT AVAILABLE ..
- Lipid Testing /Treatment in Older MI PatientsJoAnne Foody; Fiscal Year: 2005..This work will ultimately improve care for the elderly patient with cardiovascular disease. ..
- PRESSURE ULCERS IN ELDERLY EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT PATIENTSMona Baumgarten; Fiscal Year: 2001..They conclude that the present research is a first step towards addressing a common and serious problem, improving the quality of life of elderly hospital patients and reducing the cost of hospital care. ..
- PICU Nosocomial Infections: Epidemiology and OutcomesAlexis Elward; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Improving the Care of Frequently Hospitalized Urban PoorAlicia Fernandez; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Radiotherapy Quality and Outcomes in Prostate CancerJUSTIN BEKELMAN; Fiscal Year: 2006..Furthermore, we hypothesize that higher radiotherapy quality performance is associated with longer event-free survival and lower morbidity. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Academic Industry Relationships in GeneticsEric Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2006..data from focus groups and personal interviews with investigators in research intensive medical schools and teaching hospitals will be used to refine existing and develop new survey items and hypotheses...
- Genetic Virulence Markers in Respiratory Syncytial VirusRICHARD MARTINELLO; Fiscal Year: 2006..A committee consisting of established basic scientists, clinical researchers and hospital epidemiology mentors has been established to provide scientific guidance and training oversight. ..
- Using Barcode Technology to Improve Medication SafetyTejal Gandhi; Fiscal Year: 2004..The applicant believes that this study will advance the national patient safety agenda and significantly impact the way medication is delivered by hospitals in the future. ..
- Infection Risk of Urinary Collection StrategiesSanjay Saint; Fiscal Year: 2006..Since approximately 40% of elderly Americans will enter a nursing home at some point, identification of those at risk of infection could have considerable health, quality of life, and economic consequences. ..
- Childhood Neurodevelopmental and Degenerative DiseaseIra Bergman; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- Cannabinoid Mechanisms in Human Gastrointestinal Motor and Sensory FunctionsMICHAEL L CAMILLERI; Fiscal Year: 2010..These actions may be relevant to develop new treatments for IBS. The studies will also provide further understanding of the potential of medications like medical marijuana on stomach function that may be relevant to appetite control. ..
- ALPHA-2 ADRENERGIC CONTROL OF COLONIC FUNCTION IN IBSMichael Camilleri; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- SCAR TRIP Conference: Transforming Medical ImagingKatherine Andriole; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Fostering Independence in Nursing and Outcomes ResearchChristopher Friese; Fiscal Year: 2009..The research projects examine the relationship between the nursing practice environment and outcomes of care for patients with cancer. ..
- WEB BASED RENAL TRANSPLANT PATIENT MEDICATION EDUCATIONAmy Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2006..It is hoped that better prescription comprehension and understanding of the transplant process will help patients improve their own compliance and troubleshoot errors made by other providers. ..
- ALPHA 2 ADRENERGIC CONTROL IN IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROMEMichael Camilleri; Fiscal Year: 2008..Significance: This project will characterize pharmacogenetic mechanisms determining the response to clonidine through studies of candidate genes that control alpha2-adrenoreceptor function and norepinephrine transport in IBS. ..
- Youth Support Team Intervention for Suicidal AdolescentsCheryl King; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- The Role of Inflammation and Parity on GDM and Type 2 DMWanda Nicholson; Fiscal Year: 2008..This award will give Dr. Nicholson the dedicated time and experience she needs to develop into an independent clinical investigator [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Function, Quality of Life and Nursing Home Use in PACESusan Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2005..These studies will be performed concurrently with a comprehensive educational plan, with an ultimate goal of preparing Dr. Friedman to become an independent investigator in clinically-based health services research. ..