university hospitals

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Summary: Hospitals maintained by a university for the teaching of medical students, postgraduate training programs, and clinical research.

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  1. pmc The shift of residents from university to non-university hospitals in Japan: a survey study
    Kyoko Nomura
    Department of Hygiene and Public Health, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1105-9. 2008
  2. ncbi Epidemiology of severe sepsis in critically ill surgical patients in ten university hospitals in China
    Baoli Cheng
    Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care Unit, First Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
    Crit Care Med 35:2538-46. 2007
  3. ncbi Fluoroquinolone consumption and resistance in haematology-oncology patients: ecological analysis in two university hospitals 1999-2002
    Winfried V Kern
    Center for Infectious Diseases and Travel Medicine, Department of Medicine, Institute of Environmental Medicine and Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital, Hugstetter Strasse 55, D 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    J Antimicrob Chemother 55:57-60. 2005
  4. ncbi Nosocomial infections among pediatric hematology/oncology patients: results of a prospective incidence study
    Mireya Urrea
    Quality Service Infection Hospital Program, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Infect Control 32:205-8. 2004
  5. ncbi Benchmarking antimicrobial drug use at university hospitals in five European countries
    V Vlahovic-Palcevski
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, University Hospital Rijeka, University of Rijeka Medical School, Rijeka, Croatia
    Clin Microbiol Infect 13:277-83. 2007
  6. ncbi Epidemiology of candidemia in Swiss tertiary care hospitals: secular trends, 1991-2000
    Oscar Marchetti
    Infectious Diseases Service, Department of Internal Medicine, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Clin Infect Dis 38:311-20. 2004
  7. ncbi Analgesia, sedation, and memory of intensive care
    M Capuzzo
    Department of Surgical, Anaesthetic and Radiological Sciences, Section of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, University Hospital of Ferrara, Italy
    J Crit Care 16:83-9. 2001
  8. ncbi Risk factors associated with adverse drug reactions following hospital admission: a prospective analysis of 907 patients in two German university hospitals
    Yurdaguel Zopf
    Department of Medicine 1, Friedrich Alexander University, Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany
    Drug Saf 31:789-98. 2008
  9. pmc Epidemiology and susceptibility of 3,051 Staphylococcus aureus isolates from 25 university hospitals participating in the European SENTRY study
    A C Fluit
    Eijkman Winkler Institute for Microbiology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Microbiol 39:3727-32. 2001
  10. ncbi Computerized physician order entry and medication errors in a pediatric critical care unit
    Amy L Potts
    Department of Pharmaceutical Services, Vanderbilt Children s Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee 37212 1565, USA
    Pediatrics 113:59-63. 2004

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  1. pmc The shift of residents from university to non-university hospitals in Japan: a survey study
    Kyoko Nomura
    Department of Hygiene and Public Health, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1105-9. 2008
    ....
  2. ncbi Epidemiology of severe sepsis in critically ill surgical patients in ten university hospitals in China
    Baoli Cheng
    Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care Unit, First Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
    Crit Care Med 35:2538-46. 2007
    ..To determine the occurrence rate, outcomes, and the characteristics of severe sepsis in surgical intensive care units in multiple medical centers within China and to assess the cost and resource use of severe sepsis in China...
  3. ncbi Fluoroquinolone consumption and resistance in haematology-oncology patients: ecological analysis in two university hospitals 1999-2002
    Winfried V Kern
    Center for Infectious Diseases and Travel Medicine, Department of Medicine, Institute of Environmental Medicine and Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital, Hugstetter Strasse 55, D 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    J Antimicrob Chemother 55:57-60. 2005
    ..To compare rates of in vitro fluoroquinolone resistance of bacterial isolates obtained from inpatients of two haematology-oncology services with high and low fluoroquinolone consumption...
  4. ncbi Nosocomial infections among pediatric hematology/oncology patients: results of a prospective incidence study
    Mireya Urrea
    Quality Service Infection Hospital Program, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Infect Control 32:205-8. 2004
    ..NI cause considerable morbidity and mortality and are associated with prolonged hospital stay and increased health care costs...
  5. ncbi Benchmarking antimicrobial drug use at university hospitals in five European countries
    V Vlahovic-Palcevski
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, University Hospital Rijeka, University of Rijeka Medical School, Rijeka, Croatia
    Clin Microbiol Infect 13:277-83. 2007
    A point-prevalence survey of five European university hospitals was performed to benchmark antimicrobial drug use in order to identify potential problem areas in prescribing practice and to aid in establishing appropriate and attainable ..
  6. ncbi Epidemiology of candidemia in Swiss tertiary care hospitals: secular trends, 1991-2000
    Oscar Marchetti
    Infectious Diseases Service, Department of Internal Medicine, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Clin Infect Dis 38:311-20. 2004
    ..krusei remained rare (2%). Fluconazole consumption increased significantly (P<.001). Despite increasing high-risk activities, the incidence of candidemia remained unchanged, and no shift to resistant species occurred...
  7. ncbi Analgesia, sedation, and memory of intensive care
    M Capuzzo
    Department of Surgical, Anaesthetic and Radiological Sciences, Section of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, University Hospital of Ferrara, Italy
    J Crit Care 16:83-9. 2001
    ..Sedation does not influence the incidence of factual, sensation, and emotional memories of ICU admitted patients. Females have higher incidences of emotional memories than males...
  8. ncbi Risk factors associated with adverse drug reactions following hospital admission: a prospective analysis of 907 patients in two German university hospitals
    Yurdaguel Zopf
    Department of Medicine 1, Friedrich Alexander University, Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany
    Drug Saf 31:789-98. 2008
    ..However, no pharmacoepidemiological study exists that incorporates clinical and laboratory parameters in a multiple regression model in order to consider predictors for ADRs...
  9. pmc Epidemiology and susceptibility of 3,051 Staphylococcus aureus isolates from 25 university hospitals participating in the European SENTRY study
    A C Fluit
    Eijkman Winkler Institute for Microbiology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Microbiol 39:3727-32. 2001
    ..MRSA isolates appeared to be more prevalent in intensive care units than in outpatient departments. Only a small minority of MSSA isolates were multidrug resistant, whereas the majority of MRSA isolates were multidrug resistant...
  10. ncbi Computerized physician order entry and medication errors in a pediatric critical care unit
    Amy L Potts
    Department of Pharmaceutical Services, Vanderbilt Children s Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee 37212 1565, USA
    Pediatrics 113:59-63. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of CPOE on the frequency of errors in the medication ordering process in a pediatric critical care unit (PCCU)...
  11. ncbi Psychometric evaluation of the Chinese (mainland) version of Job Content Questionnaire: a study in university hospitals
    Jian Li
    School of Public Health, Seoul National University, 28 Yungeun dong, Chongno Ku, Seoul 110 799, Republic of Korea
    Ind Health 42:260-7. 2004
    ..the Chinese (mainland) version of Job Content Questionnaire (JCQ), this validation study was conducted in university hospitals among 193 men and 581 women health care workers...
  12. ncbi Severe falciparum malaria: an important cause of multiple organ failure in Indian intensive care unit patients
    Anand Krishnan
    Department of Medicine, Seth G S Medical College, Parel, Mumbai, India
    Crit Care Med 31:2278-84. 2003
    ..To study the incidence and severity of multiple organ dysfunction in severe falciparum malaria...
  13. pmc Healthcare-associated infections in pediatric cancer patients: results of a prospective surveillance study from university hospitals in Germany and Switzerland
    Arne Simon
    Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, University Children s Hospital, Bonn, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 8:70. 2008
    ..Pediatric cancer patients face an increased risk of healthcare-associated infection (HAI). To date, no prospective multicenter studies have been published on this topic...
  14. ncbi Outbreak of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in a Belgian university hospital after transfer of patients from Greece
    I Wybo
    Department of Microbiology and Hospital Infection Control, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    J Hosp Infect 67:374-80. 2007
    ..Introduction of single-use ventilator circuits was considered but the outbreak was controlled before implementation...
  15. ncbi Assessment of quality of midwifery care in labour and delivery wards of selected Kordestan Medical Science University hospitals
    Masoumeh Simbar
    Department of Midwifery, Shahid Beheshti Medical Science University, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 22:266-77. 2009
    ..This study aims to assess the quality of provided care in labour and delivery units in two selected Kordestan Medical Science University hospitals.
  16. ncbi Causes of cancellations on the day of surgery at two major university hospitals
    Andreas R Seim
    Department of Computer and Information Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Surg Innov 16:173-80. 2009
    ..52% of all cases between May 1, 2003, and April 30, 2004. Administrative data may give a rough picture of causes of cancellations. However, most findings at either of the hospitals do not translate easily to the other...
  17. ncbi Antimicrobial activity of tigecycline and comparative agents against clinical isolates of staphylococci and enterococci from ICUs and general hospital wards at three Swedish university hospitals
    Carina Claesson
    Clinical Microbiology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Scand J Infect Dis 41:171-81. 2009
    ..enterococci isolated from patients at general hospital wards (GHWs) and intensive care units (ICUs) at 3 university hospitals in Sweden were investigated...
  18. ncbi Delusional memories from the intensive care unit--experienced by patients with physical trauma
    Mona Ringdal
    Institute of Health and Care Sciences, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Box 457, SE 40530 Goteborg, Sweden
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 22:346-54. 2006
    ..In conclusion, patients with delusional memories are younger and these memories affect them even after discharge from the ICU...
  19. ncbi [Studies on factors related to delayed discharge of elderly patients from university hospitals]
    Yasuko Abe
    Department of Geriatrics and Vascular Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
    Nihon Ronen Igakkai Zasshi 44:641-7. 2007
    To elucidate factors associated with delayed discharge of elderly patients from university hospitals in Japan.
  20. ncbi Strategies to improve hand hygiene practices in two university hospitals
    Somwang Danchaivijitr
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok
    J Med Assoc Thai 88:S155-60. 2005
    To evaluate the strategies to improve hand hygiene practices among participants in two university hospitals.
  21. ncbi Factors associated with increased healthcare worker influenza vaccination rates: results from a national survey of university hospitals and medical centers
    Thomas R Talbot
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:456-62. 2010
    ..To ascertain which components of healthcare worker (HCW) influenza vaccination programs are associated with higher vaccination rates...
  22. ncbi Situation analysis of trauma based on Arizona trauma center standards in university hospitals of Tehran, Iran
    Mahdi Sharif-Alhoseini
    Sina Trauma and Surgery Research Center, Sina Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 11365 3876, Iran
    Chin J Traumatol 12:279-84. 2009
    ..This study deliberates the trauma resources and capacities in university hospitals of Tehran based on Arizona trauma center standards, which are suitable for the assessment of trauma centers.
  23. ncbi Acceptability and profile of the clinical drug trials underway in Finnish university hospitals in the 1990s: applications reviewed by ethics committees
    T Keinonen
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Methods Find Exp Clin Pharmacol 23:415-23. 2001
    ..of clinical studies on medicinal products submitted to and reviewed by the ethics committees of two university hospitals during the years 1992, 1994, 1996 and 1998 were investigated...
  24. ncbi [Antibiotic susceptibility of Staphylococcus aureus strains isolated in two university hospitals in Rabat, Morocco]
    S Elhamzaoui
    Laboratoire de Microbiologie, hôpital militaire d instruction Mohammed V, Rabat, Maroc
    Med Mal Infect 39:891-5. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the in vitro activity of several antimicrobial agents against Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus)...
  25. ncbi Differences in antibiotic prescribing in three university hospitals in the Baltic region revealed by a simple protocol for quality assessment of therapeutic indications
    U Dumpis
    Department of Epidemiology, Stradins University Hospital, Pilsonu 13, 1002 Riga, Latvia
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 45:568-76. 2007
    ..To identify inexpensive and simple quality parameters for the surveillance of antibiotic use in hospital settings...
  26. ncbi Cetuximab efficacy in patients treated routinely in university hospitals
    Jean Baptiste Bachet
    Hopital Ambroise Pare, APHP, Boulogne, Universite de Versailles Saint Quentin en Yvelines, UFR Paris Ile de France Ouest
    Gastroenterol Clin Biol 31:941-9. 2007
    The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and tolerance of cetuximab (Cx) in patients with irinotecan-refractory metastatic colorectal cancer (IRMCRC) treated routinely at five university hospitals.
  27. ncbi Predicting active pulmonary tuberculosis using an artificial neural network
    A A El-Solh
    Department of Medicine, Erie County Medical Center, Buffalo, NY 14215, USA
    Chest 116:968-73. 1999
    ..Nosocomial outbreaks of tuberculosis (TB) have been attributed to unrecognized pulmonary TB. Accurate assessment in identifying index cases of active TB is essential in preventing transmission of the disease...
  28. ncbi Management of chronic orofacial pain: a survey of general dentists in german university hospitals
    Stefan Wirz
    CURA Hospitals, Department for Anesthesiology, Interdisciplinary Intensive Care, Pain Therapy, Palliative Medicine, CURA Hospitals, Bad Honnef, Germany
    Pain Med 11:416-24. 2010
    This survey assessed procedures performed by general dentists in German university hospitals treating patients with chronic orofacial pain (COP).
  29. ncbi Hypertension management in diabetic patients: prescribing trends from 1999 to 2005 in three Japanese university hospitals
    Yukari Kamijima
    Department of Pharmacoepdemiology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 17:904-11. 2008
    ..However, both sets of guidelines recommended angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs) as first-line agents for such patients...
  30. ncbi Problematic clinical isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from the university hospitals in Sofia, Bulgaria: current status of antimicrobial resistance and prevailing resistance mechanisms
    Tanya Strateva
    Department of Microbiology, Medical University of Sofia, 2 Zdrave Street, 1431 Sofia, Bulgaria
    J Med Microbiol 56:956-63. 2007
    A total of 203 clinical isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa was collected during 2001-2006 from five university hospitals in Sofia, Bulgaria, to assess the current levels of antimicrobial susceptibility and to evaluate resistance ..
  31. ncbi Appropriate antibiotic use according to diagnoses and bacteriological findings: report of 12 point-prevalence studies on antibiotic use in a university hospital
    Dag Berild
    Department of Medicine and Microbiology, Aker University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Infect Dis 34:56-60. 2002
    ..Compliance with the guidelines was > 90% and was highest when the results of bacteriological samples were positive. Good compliance led to low prevalence of antibiotic use and the use of narrow-spectrum antibiotics...
  32. ncbi Survey of patients whose lungs could not be ventilated and whose trachea could not be intubated in university hospitals in Japan
    Takumi Nagaro
    Department of Anesthesiology and Resuscitology, Ehime University School of Medicine, Shigenobu, Onsen gun, Ehime 791 0295, Japan
    J Anesth 17:232-40. 2003
    ..We conducted a survey to clarify the actual circumstances in which the lungs could not be ventilated and the trachea could not be intubated (CVCI)...
  33. ncbi Scoring systems in pediatric intensive care: PRISM III versus PIM
    Reinoud J Gemke
    Department of Pediatric Intensive Care, Free University Medical Center, P O Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Intensive Care Med 28:204-7. 2002
    ..To compare the performance of two different clinical scoring systems that were developed to assess mortality probability in pediatric intensive care...
  34. ncbi Antibiotic use in German university hospitals 1998-2000 (Project INTERUNI-II)
    Katja de With
    Center for Infectious Diseases and Travel Medicine, University Hospital, Hugstetter Strass 55, D 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 24:213-8. 2004
    ..Data from eight university hospitals (1998-2000) showed a mean antibiotic use density of 60.1 DDD/100 in the surgical and 79...
  35. ncbi To stay or not to stay. The assessment of appropriate hospital stay: a Dutch report
    Lambert J G G Panis
    Clinical Epidemiology and Medical Technology Assessment, University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Qual Health Care 14:55-67. 2002
    ....
  36. ncbi The attributable mortality and costs of primary nosocomial bloodstream infections in the intensive care unit
    B DiGiovine
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 160:976-81. 1999
    ..We did find that primary nosocomial bloodstream infections increased ICU length of stay and costs...
  37. ncbi Factors affecting rapid turnover of novice nurses in university hospitals
    Eiko Suzuki
    Department of Nursing, Tenshi College, Japan
    J Occup Health 48:49-61. 2006
    ..We carried out an investigation in 20 university hospitals whose directors of nursing service departments accepted our request to cooperate with our research program...
  38. ncbi Unintended medication discrepancies at the time of hospital admission
    Patricia L Cornish
    Department of Pharmacy, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 165:424-9. 2005
    ..These errors are particularly worthy of attention because they are not likely to be detected by computerized physician order entry systems...
  39. ncbi Candida haemulonii and closely related species at 5 university hospitals in Korea: identification, antifungal susceptibility, and clinical features
    Mi Na Kim
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Ulsan University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Clin Infect Dis 48:e57-61. 2009
    ..Conclusions. Candida species that are closely related to C. haemulonii are emerging sources of infection in Korea. These species show variable patterns of susceptibility to amphotericin B and azole antifungal agents...
  40. ncbi Surveillance of catheter-associated urinary tract infection in 4 intensive care units at Alexandria university hospitals in Egypt
    Maha Talaat
    Infection Control Unit, International Emerging Infections Program IEIP, US Naval Medical Research Unit, no 3, Cairo, Egypt
    Am J Infect Control 38:222-8. 2010
    ....
  41. ncbi Surgical and endovascular treatment of unruptured cerebral aneurysms at university hospitals
    S C Johnston
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0114, USA
    Neurology 52:1799-805. 1999
    ..To compare complications of surgical clipping and coil embolization in the treatment of unruptured aneurysms...
  42. pmc Species distribution and susceptibility to azole antifungals of Candida bloodstream isolates from eight university hospitals in Korea
    Jin Sol Lee
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Chonnam National University Medical School, 8 Hak Dong, Dong Gu, Gwangju 501 757, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 48:779-86. 2007
    ....
  43. ncbi Surgical routes and complications of hysterectomy for benign disorders: a prospective observational study in French university hospitals
    E David-Montefiore
    Service de Gynecologie Obstetrique, Hopital Tenon, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie Paris VI, France
    Hum Reprod 22:260-5. 2007
    ..The objective of this prospective observational multicentre study was to examine the routes and complications of hysterectomy for benign disorders...
  44. ncbi Clinical and laboratory features of brucellosis in two university hospitals in Southeast Turkey
    Omer Faruk Kokoglu
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University Hospital, Kahramanmaras, Turkey
    Trop Doct 36:49-51. 2006
    This prospective study was carried out in two university hospitals between January 2000 and December 2002...
  45. pmc Undocumented migrants lack access to pregnancy care and prevention
    Hans Wolff
    Department of Community Medicine and Primary Care, Geneva University Hospitals, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 8:93. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to compare the use of preventive measures and pregnancy care of undocumented pregnant migrants with those of women from the general population of Geneva, Switzerland...
  46. ncbi The burden of MRSA in four German university hospitals
    Iris F Chaberny
    Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hospital Epidemiology, Medical School Hannover, Carl Neuberg Street 1, 30625 Hannover, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 208:447-53. 2005
    ..Therefore, a prospective multicenter hospital-based surveillance of MRSA cases was executed in four university hospitals with 1017-1333 beds in Germany...
  47. ncbi [Vaccination against influenza in medical staff of Warsaw university hospitals and in students of Warsaw Medical University]
    Tadeusz M Zielonka
    Warszawski Uniwersytet Medyczny, Warszawa
    Med Pr 60:369-76. 2009
    ..to establish the percentage of medical personnel and students vaccinated against influenza in two Warsaw university hospitals and Warsaw Medical University, to evaluate their level of awareness about the importance of vaccination and ..
  48. ncbi Incidence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nosocomial infections in intensive care units in Lyon University hospitals, France, 2003-2006
    M Moalla
    Unité d Hygiène, Epidémiologie et Prévention, Hopital Edouard Herriot, Hospices Civils de Lyon, Lyon, France
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:454-6. 2008
    ..The incidence rate decreased from 1.77 cases per 100 ICU patients in 2003 to 1.16 cases per 100 ICU patients in 2006, a reduction of 38.0% (P = .05)...
  49. ncbi Prevalence of macrolide-resistance genes in Staphylococcus aureus and Enterococcus faecium isolates from 24 European university hospitals
    F J Schmitz
    Institute for Medical Microbiology and Virology, Heinrich Heine Universitat Dusseldorf, Universitatsstrabetae 1, Geb 22 21, 40225 Dusseldorf, Germany
    J Antimicrob Chemother 45:891-4. 2000
    ..The isolates were from 24 European university hospitals. In S. aureus, the ermA gene was more common in methicillin-resistant S...
  50. ncbi Coimbra University Hospitals' bone and tissue bank: twenty-two years of experience
    F Judas
    Orthopaedics Department, Coimbra University Hospitals, Coimbra, Portugal
    Transplant Proc 37:2799-801. 2005
    ..No cases were registered of transmission of viral diseases from the donor to the recipient. Our extremely rigorous criteria led to the exclusion of a considerable number of both donors and allografts...
  51. ncbi Prevalence of aminoglycoside resistance in 20 European university hospitals participating in the European SENTRY Antimicrobial Surveillance Programme
    F J Schmitz
    Eijkman Winkler Institute for Clinical Microbiology, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 18:414-21. 1999
    ..the in vitro activity of amikacin, gentamicin, and tobramycin against 7057 bacterial isolates from 20 university hospitals participating in the European SENTRY Antimicrobial Surveillance Programme...
  52. ncbi Variations in the quality of care of patients with acute myocardial infarction among Swiss university hospitals
    Jean Christophe Luthi
    Georgia Medical Care Foundation, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 17:229-34. 2005
    ..The objective of our study was to assess hospital variations in the quality of care delivered to acute myocardial infarction (AMI) patients among three Swiss academic medical centres...
  53. ncbi CTX-M and SHV-12 beta-lactamases are the most common extended-spectrum enzymes in clinical isolates of Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae collected from 3 university hospitals within Korea
    Jungmin Kim
    Department of Microbiology, Dankook University College of Medicine, Chonan City, Choongnam 330 715, Republic of Korea
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 245:93-8. 2005
    ..collected between June and November 2003 from 3 university hospitals in Korea, 62 isolates were confirmed as extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)- or plasmid-mediated AmpC ..
  54. ncbi Evaluation of the performance of pharmacists in terms of providing health assistance at a university hospital
    Thais Rodrigues Penaforte
    University of Sao Paulo, College of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto, Department of Social Medicine Ribeirão Preto, Brazil
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 62:567-72. 2007
    ....
  55. ncbi Molecular epidemiological analysis of bloodstream isolates of Candida albicans from a university hospital over a five-year period
    Jong Hee Shin
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Chonnam National University Medical School, Gwangju, Republic of Korea
    J Microbiol 43:546-54. 2005
    ..albicans candidemia and also shows that a relatively high proportion of C. albicans candidemia may be associated with exogenous acquisition of clonal strains...
  56. ncbi Improving the organization of consultation departments in university hospitals
    Agnes Dechartres
    Service de Sante Publique, Groupe Hospitalier Cochin Saint Vincent de Paul Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris, Universite Paris Descartes, Faculte de Medecine, Paris, France
    J Eval Clin Pract 13:930-4. 2007
    ..Changes in the demography of doctors require changes in care practices...
  57. ncbi Nutritional care of Danish medical inpatients--patients' perspectives
    Karin O Lassen
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Aarhus Sygehus, Aarhus University Hospital and University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Scand J Caring Sci 19:259-67. 2005
    ..In conclusion, a majority of the patients did not perceive the nutritional care as part of the therapy and nursing care during their hospitalization...
  58. ncbi Low dose CT: practices and strategies of radiologists in university hospitals
    Nevzat Karabulut
    Department of Radiology, Pamukkale University School of Medicine, Denizli, Turkey
    Diagn Interv Radiol 12:3-8. 2006
    ..We surveyed the practices and policies of the radiology departments of academic institutions in Turkey regarding the use of low dose CT in daily practice...
  59. pmc Patient expectations of fair complaint handling in hospitals: empirical data
    Roland D Friele
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:106. 2006
    ..The reasons why are for the greater part unknown. The key to an answer may be found in a better understanding of patients' expectations. We investigated patients' expectations of complaint handling in hospitals...
  60. ncbi Discrimination between epidemic and non-epidemic glycopeptide-resistant E. faecium in a post-outbreak situation
    S Borgmann
    Institute for Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    J Hosp Infect 67:49-55. 2007
    ..More than 50% non-epidemic clones were esp positive; nevertheless, esp PCR appears to be the most promising approach to identify non-epidemic VRE...
  61. ncbi Frequency of isolation and antimicrobial resistance of gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria from patients in intensive care units of 25 European university hospitals participating in the European arm of the SENTRY Antimicrobial Surveillance Program 19
    A C Fluit
    Eijkman Winkler Institute, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 20:617-25. 2001
    A total of 3,981 isolates from patients treated at intensive care units were collected in 25 European university hospitals during 1997 and 1998 as part of the SENTRY Antimicrobial Surveillance Program...
  62. pmc Empirical use of antibiotics and adjustment of empirical antibiotic therapies in a university hospital: a prospective observational study
    Julian Mettler
    Division of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    BMC Infect Dis 7:21. 2007
    ....
  63. pmc Efficacy of an emergency department-based motivational teenage smoking intervention
    Kimberly Horn
    West Virginia University, Department of Community Medicine, Prevention Research Center, Office of Drug Abuse Intervention Studies, P O Box 9190, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A08. 2007
    ..Motivational interviewing techniques have been minimally researched as a function of a teenage smoking intervention. The present study examined the efficacy of a theory-based motivational tobacco intervention (MTI)...
  64. ncbi Free tissue transfer: comparison of outcomes between university hospitals and community hospitals
    Jeffrey A Gusenoff
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 118:671-5. 2006
    In university hospitals, free tissue transfer has become a standard method of reconstruction for a broad spectrum of defects. Because of its complexity, free tissue transfer has not been routinely performed in a community hospital setting...
  65. ncbi Clinical trials for drug approval: a pilot study of the view of doctors at Tokushima University Hospital
    Hiroaki Yanagawa
    Clinical Trial Center for Developmental Therapeutics, Tokushima University Hospital
    J Med Invest 53:292-6. 2006
    ..Further refinement in the support process by CRC should be considered in our hospital, and the views of the doctors should be investigated in a larger study, in order to promote clinical trials for drug approval in Japan...
  66. pmc Better survival in patients with esophageal cancer after surgical treatment in university hospitals: a plea for performance by surgical oncologists
    Christian Verhoef
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Groningen University Medical Center, University of Groningen, P O Box 30 001, 9700, RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:1678-87. 2007
    ..This study aims to assess the influence of surgeon-related expertise and hospital volume on the relative survival of operated esophageal cancer patients...
  67. ncbi Ophthalmology emergency room at the University of São Paulo General Hospital: a tertiary hospital providing primary and secondary level care
    Regina de Souza Carvalho
    University of the São Paulo Medical School General Hospital, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 62:301-8. 2007
    ..To assess the need for emergency care in a tertiary hospital, in the Ophthalmology Emergency Room of the University of the São Paulo Medical School General Hospital...
  68. ncbi [The research situation in abdominal sonography in the gastroenterology departments of university hospitals in the Federal Republic of Germany]
    W Kratzer
    Abteilung Innere Medizin I, Universitat Ulm
    Z Gastroenterol 38:833-4, 836. 2000
    ..overview of the present state of research in abdominal ultrasound in the gastroenterological departments of university hospitals in Germany...
  69. ncbi Carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in intensive care unit patients: risk factors for acquisition, infection and their consequences
    E G Playford
    Infection Management Services, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    J Hosp Infect 65:204-11. 2007
    ....
  70. ncbi [A paradigm change in German academic medicine. Merger and privatization as exemplified with the university hospitals in Marburg and Giessen]
    Bernhard Maisch
    Abteilung Innere Medizin Kardiologie, Universitatsklinik, Marburg
    Herz 30:153-8. 2005
    1. The intended fusion of the university hospitals Marburg and Giessen in the state of Hessia is "a marriage under pressure with uncalculated risk" (Spiegel 2005)...
  71. pmc Molecular epidemiology of Escherichia coli producing extended-spectrum beta-lactamases isolated in Rome, Italy
    Alessandra Carattoli
    Department of Infectious, Parasitic and Immune Mediated Diseases, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161 Rome, Italy
    J Clin Microbiol 46:103-8. 2008
    ..coli species. The analysis of related bacteria suggests a probable interpatient transmission occurring in several wards, causing small outbreaks...
  72. pmc Dissemination of CTX-M-15 beta-lactamase genes carried on Inc FI and FII plasmids among clinical isolates of Escherichia coli in a university hospital in Istanbul, Turkey
    Nevriye Gonullu
    Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Cerrahpasa Faculty of Medicine, University of Istanbul, Istanbul 34303, Turkey
    J Clin Microbiol 46:1110-2. 2008
    ..Plasmid typing of transconjugates carrying bla(CTX-M-15) showed that most isolates belonged to the Inc/rep FII group but that one isolate also belonged to the FI group...
  73. ncbi Molecular epidemiology of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in a neonatal intensive care unit
    Maria Bagattini
    Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche Preventive, Sezione di Igiene, Universita di Napoli Federico II, Napoli, Italy
    J Antimicrob Chemother 57:979-82. 2006
    ..To investigate the molecular epidemiology of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in the neonatal intensive care unit of a university hospital in Italy...
  74. ncbi Clinical and economic impact of multidrug resistance in nosocomial Acinetobacter baumannii bacteremia
    Nan Yao Lee
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:713-9. 2007
    ..To investigate the impact of antimicrobial resistance on clinical and economic outcomes among hospitalized patients with multidrug-resistant (MDR) Acinetobacter baumannii bacteremia...
  75. ncbi Implementation of a bundle of quality indicators for the early management of severe sepsis and septic shock is associated with decreased mortality
    H Bryant Nguyen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, USA
    Crit Care Med 35:1105-12. 2007
    ....
  76. ncbi Severely compromised quality of life in women and those of lower socioeconomic status waiting for joint replacement surgery
    Ilana N Ackerman
    Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Arthritis Rheum 53:653-8. 2005
    ..To determine health-related quality of life (HRQOL), psychological distress, physical function, and self efficacy in persons waiting for lower-limb joint replacement surgery...
  77. ncbi Incidence, risk factors, and predictors of outcome of candidemia. Survey in 2 Italian university hospitals
    Matteo Bassetti
    Division of Infectious Diseases, S Martino Hospital, University of Genoa School of Medicine, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 58:325-31. 2007
    ..001) and high APACHE III score (P = .004). The inadequate initial therapy associated with mortality indicates the need for additional investigations to define high-risk patients for beneficial antifungal prophylaxis...
  78. ncbi Missed appointments in an adolescent outpatient clinic: descriptive analyses of consultations over 8 years
    Vincent Chariatte
    Research Group on Adolescent Health, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University Hospital Center of Vaud and University of Lausanne, Bugnon 17, CH 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 137:677-81. 2007
    ....
  79. ncbi [Inappropriate hospitalization use in general surgery wards. Magnitude, associated factors and causes]
    Pedro Antón
    Fundación Instituto de Investigación en Servicios de Salud, Valencia, Spain
    Cir Esp 78:183-91. 2005
    To determine the proportion of inappropriate days of hospitalization in the general surgery wards of three university hospitals, its causes, and associated factors.
  80. ncbi Influenza vaccination among healthcare workers in a university children's hospital
    Terhi Tapiainen
    University Children s Hospital, PO Box, CH 4005 Basel, Switzerland
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:855-8. 2005
    ..To evaluate the attitudes of pediatric healthcare workers (HCWs) toward influenza vaccination and to increase their rate of immunization...
  81. ncbi The current status of palliative care teams in Japanese university hospitals: a nationwide questionnaire survey
    Mitsunori Miyashita
    Department of Adult Nursing Palliative Care Nursing, School of Health Sciences and Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japa
    Support Care Cancer 15:801-6. 2007
    Although the importance of the palliative care team (PCT) to university hospitals is widely accepted, the issues of palliative care at the national level have not been clarified...
  82. ncbi Long-term antibiotic cost savings from a comprehensive intervention program in a medical department of a university-affiliated teaching hospital
    Sigmund Rüttimann
    Department of Internal Medicine, Kantonsspital Schaffhausen, Switzerland
    Clin Infect Dis 38:348-56. 2004
    ..This comprehensive intervention program, which aimed to reduce antibiotic consumption and costs, was highly successful and had long-lasting effects...
  83. ncbi Ethnicity and other possible risk factors for candidemia at 3 tertiary care university hospitals in Hawaii
    Shigeki Fujitani
    Department of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:1261-3. 2006
    A total of 108 cases of candidemia detected in 3 tertiary care university hospitals in Hawaii between January 2001 and December 2002 were retrospectively reviewed...
  84. pmc Factors affecting and affected by user acceptance of computer-based nursing documentation: results of a two-year study
    Elske Ammenwerth
    University for Health Informatics and Technology Tyrol, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 10:69-84. 2003
    ..Frequently, however, problems such as low quality of documentation are reported. It is unclear whether computer-based documentation systems can reduce these problems and which factors influence their acceptance by users...
  85. ncbi [National health resources for highly specialised medicine]
    Dag Bratlid
    Det medisinske fakultet, Norges Teknisk Naturvitenskapelige Universitet, 7006 Trondheim
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:2976-9. 2005
    ....
  86. pmc Trends of accuracy of clinical diagnoses of the basic cause of death in a university hospital
    M H C Grade
    Department of Pathology, Ribeirao Preto Medical School, University of Sao Paulo, Av Bandeirantes, 3900 Campus FMRP, USP, 14 049 000, Ribeirao Preto, Brazil
    J Clin Pathol 57:369-73. 2004
    ..To determine the agreement between clinical and necropsy diagnoses of the basic cause of death, and to compare the results with those obtained in a previous study carried out at the same university hospital...
  87. ncbi Review of the utilisation of a university hospital in Barcelona (Spain): evolution 1992-1996
    G Navarro
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Technical Management, IDIBAPS, , University of Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Epidemiol 17:679-84. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Periodic checking of the utilisation levels with the application of methods such as the AEP will contribute towards adapting hospital management in the more competitive current setting...
  88. ncbi Differences in pediatric ICU mortality risk over time
    J M Tilford
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock 72202 3591, USA
    Crit Care Med 26:1737-43. 1998
    ..To compare pediatric intensive care unit (ICU) mortality risk using models from two distinct time periods; and to discuss the implications of changing mortality risk for severity systems and quality-of-care assessment...
  89. ncbi Update on glycopeptide use in german university hospitals
    W V Kern
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Dept of Medicine, Freiburg University Hospital, Hugstetter Strasse 55, D 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Infection 32:157-62. 2004
    A previous study has shown considerable variation in glycopeptide use from 1992 through 1994 among four university hospitals in southern Germany...
  90. ncbi [Psychiatric training at university hospitals--a viewpoint of the first psychiatrists who were trained at the latter part of the new system]
    Kaya Miyajima
    Seishin Shinkeigaku Zasshi 109:1039-44. 2007
  91. ncbi Genetic relatedness among Candida tropicalis isolates from sporadic cases of fungemia in two university hospitals in Korea
    Jong Hee Shin
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Chonnam National University Medical School, 8 Hakdong Dongku, Gwangiu 501 757, South Korea
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 25:634-40. 2004
    ..To compare the epidemiology and genetic relatedness of Candida tropicalis isolates causing bloodstream infection (BSI) in two hospitals...
  92. ncbi Assessing the necessity of hospital stay by means of the appropriateness evaluation protocol: how strong is the evidence to proceed?
    P M Smeets
    Transmural and Diagnostic Centre, University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Qual Health Care 12:483-93. 2000
    ..To review the Appropriateness Evaluation Protocol (AEP) with respect to assessing the necessity of hospital stay at the University Hospital of Maastricht...
  93. pmc Cost of intensive care in a Norwegian University hospital 1997-1999
    Hans Flaatten
    Director of Intensive Care Unit, Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Crit Care 7:72-8. 2003
    ..The present study was performed in order to document costs of intensive care in a Norwegian university hospital and to perform an average cost-effectiveness study using the expected remaining life-years in survivors after 18 months...
  94. ncbi Methicillin resistance and risk factors for embolism in Staphylococcus aureus infective endocarditis
    Ron Bin Hsu
    Department of Surgery, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:860-6. 2007
    ..Whether methicillin resistance decreases the risk of embolism in infective endocarditis is unclear. We sought to assess the association between methicillin resistance and risk factors for embolism in S. aureus infective endocarditis...
  95. ncbi Successful control of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a spinal cord injury center: a 10-year prospective study including molecular typing
    C Kappel
    Swiss Paraplegic Centre, Nottwil, Switzerland
    Spinal Cord 46:438-44. 2008
    ..Prospective cohort study with medical record review...
  96. ncbi [Peritonitis: main reason of severe sepsis in surgical intensive care]
    G Weiss
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Gefässchirurgie, Otto von Guericke Universitat, Magdeburg, Deutschland
    Zentralbl Chir 132:130-7. 2007
    ..We were mainly interested in getting information about incidence, reason and clinical course of peritonitis. The results should give more information about diagnostic and therapy of sepsis in the surgical intensive care...
  97. ncbi [Epidemiology, clinical features and prognosis of infections due to Stenotrophomonas maltophilia]
    Maria Dolores del Toro
    Seccion de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Universitario Virgen Macarena, Sevilla, Spain
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 24:4-9. 2006
    ..Few studies have assessed the epidemiology and clinical relevance of this pathogen in various types of patients from general hospitals...
  98. ncbi [Prevalence and risk factors for nosocomial infections in Hassan II University Hospital, Fes, Morocco]
    K El Rhazi
    Laboratoire d épidémiologie et de santé publique, Faculte de Medecine et de Pharmacie, CHU Hassan II, Fes, Maroc
    East Mediterr Health J 13:56-63. 2007
    ..The occurrence of a nosocomial infection was significantly associated with surgical operation (P = 0.005), presence of urinary catheter (P = 0.002) and length of hospital stay greater than 3 weeks (P = 0.04)...
  99. ncbi Device-related nosocomial infection in intensive care units of Alexandria University Students Hospital
    S A Sallam
    Department of Epidemiology, High Institute of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt
    East Mediterr Health J 11:52-61. 2005
    ..13 episodes per patient). The main infectied association with invasive procedures were ventilator-associated pneumonia followed by catheter-related urinary tract infection and bloodstream infections...
  100. ncbi The effect of workload on infection risk in critically ill patients
    Stephane Hugonnet
    Infection Control Program, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Geneva Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Crit Care Med 35:76-81. 2007
    ..There is growing evidence that low nurse staffing jeopardizes quality of patient care. The objective of the study was to determine whether low staffing level increases the infection risk in critical care...
  101. ncbi Delirium in older patients in surgical intensive care units
    Michele C Balas
    University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 39:147-54. 2007
    ..To examine the frequency and course of delirium in older adults admitted to a surgical intensive care unit (SICU)...

Research Grants62

  1. VISUAL SCIENCES TRAINING PROGRAM
    Eric Pearlman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of the Visual Science Research Center, and the broader resources of Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland and the VA Medical Center...
  2. Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative of Cleveland
    Pamela B Davis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..venture among five Cleveland health institutions - Case Western Reserve University, the Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals, MetroHealth Medical Center, and the Veterans Administration Medical Center, as well as community partners...
  3. Amelioration of Vesicant-Induced Skin Injury by High Dose 25-Hydroxyvitamin D
    Kurt Lu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..strong infrastructure in the Departments of Dermatology and Medicine at Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Case Medical Center...
  4. Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative of Cleveland
    Pamela B Davis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..venture among five Cleveland health institutions - Case Western Reserve University, the Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals, MetroHealth Medical Center, and the Veterans Administration Medical Center, as well as community partners...
  5. Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative of Cleveland
    Pamela B Davis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..venture among five Cleveland health institutions - Case Western Reserve University, the Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals, MetroHealth Medical Center, and the Veterans Administration Medical Center, as well as community partners...
  6. LSUHSC-Shreveport Feist Weiller Cancer Center MBCCOP
    Glenn M Mills; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of newly diagnosed cancer patients at LSUHSC-S are African-Americans, With the destruction of Charity and University Hospitals in New Orleans by hurricane Katrina, LSUHSCS is now the only intact tertiary care hospital providing care ..
  7. Data Coordinating Center For The Cardiovascular Cell Therapy Research Network
    Lemuel A Moye; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..well as five cell processing laboratories, one at each main center;seven satellite clinical centers (University Hospitals, DeBakey Veterans Administration, Pepin Heart Hospital, St...
  8. NIAMS Core Center: Skin Diseases Research Center
    Kevin D Cooper; Fiscal Year: 2013
    The Skin Diseases Research Center (SDRC), based at Case Western Reserve University (Case) and University Hospitals Case Medical Center (UHCMC), brings added value to all the Northern Ohio academic medical centers by uniting basic and ..
  9. Immunology Training Program - Predoctoral
    Brian A Cobb; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..b>University Hospitals Case Medical Center (UHCMC), the Cleveland Clinic Foundation (CCF, including the Lerner Research Institute) ..
  10. Continued Development and Evaluation of caTIES
    Rebecca S Crowley; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Centers, and is being considered for adoption by numerous other institutions including cancer centers, university hospitals and private hospitals...
  11. MSC 2013: Adult Stem Cell Therapy and Regenerative Medicine
    Stanton L Gerson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Consortium (CTSC), Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (CWRUSOM), Cleveland Clinic (CC), and University Hospitals Case Medical Center (UHCMC)...
  12. Transfusion Medicine/Hemostasis Clinical Research Network
    Keith R McCrae; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals of Cleveland has been an active member of this network, and under the direction of the applicant played an ..
  13. Field Deployable, Automatic, EEG Seizure Detector and Brain Dysfunction Monitor
    STEPHANE BIBIAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..will be tested in the Emergency Departments (ED) of two major health facilities, The Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals of Cleveland, with a combined 255 patients who have been admitted to the ED and who are in need of an ..
  14. Creating Internet-based Research Review, Approval, and Monitoring for Global Heal
    Peter Max Siba; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..provided by applicant): This pilot project aims to reduce the barriers to joint review of protocols by the University Hospitals Case Medical Center Institutional Review Board (UHCMC IRB) and the Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical ..
  15. Predicting Patient Subpopulation Dynamics from Fluctuation Theory
    Michael W Deem; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Clinical data from Emory University Hospitals will be used to test these novel far-from-equilibrium predictions for the heart rate and blood pressure ..
  16. Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Clinic CTSA (UL1)
    Pamela B Davis; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..University and three of its hospital affiliates, the Cleveland Clinic, MetroHealth Medical Center, and University Hospitals Case Medical Center, including three existing GGRC facilities, a successful multidisciplinary institutional ..
  17. Case AIDS Clinical Trials Unit
    MICHAEL MARCEL LEDERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..University proposes to establish a Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) with clinical research sites (CRSs) at Case/University Hospitals of Cleveland (UHC), MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland and the Joint Clinical Research Center (JCRC) ..
  18. Case AIDS Clinical Trials Unit
    MICHAEL MARCEL LEDERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..University proposes to establish a Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) with clinical research sites (CRSs) at Case/University Hospitals of Cleveland (UHC), MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland and the Joint Clinical Research Center (JCRC) ..
  19. TRAINING IN INVESTIGATIVE AND MOLECULAR DERMATOLOGY
    Kevin D Cooper; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and dermatology have been a consistent focus of excellence and institutional investment at both Case and University Hospitals Case Medical Center (UHCMC), a unique skin application- oriented training program has been established with ..
  20. Effect of Corneal Preservation Time on Long-Term Graft Success (CPTS)
    ALLISON RENEE EDWARDS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Coordinating Center at Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Eye Institute, directed by the Study Chair, will provide scientific direction and coordination of the ..
  21. EASTERN COOPERATIVE ONCOLOGY GROUP STUDIES
    BRUCE JEFFREY AVERBOOK; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..CWRU) Program and its two primary teaching hospitals, MetroHealth Medical Center (MHMC) and University Hospitals of Cleveland Ireland Cancer Center (UH)...
  22. Northeastern Ohio Animal Imaging Resource Center- NOAIRC
    Jeffrey Duerk; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..from three schools of Case Western Reserve University (Medicine, Engineering, Arts & Sciences), the University Hospitals of Cleveland, the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the State of Ohio...
  23. MEDICAL SCIENTIST TRAINING PROGRAM
    Clifford V Harding; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Research and clinical training occurs at CWRU and affiliated institutions (University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Metro Health Medical Center and the Louis Stokes Veteran's ..
  24. Case/UHC Center for AIDS Research
    Jonathan Karn; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..by applicant): Since its foundation in 1994, the Case Western Reserve University/Case Medical Center/University Hospitals Center for Aids Research (Case CFAR) has been a center of excellence for both clinical and basic AIDS ..
  25. Renal Sympathetic Denervation in Congestive Heart Failure
    Wai Hong Wilson Tang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..at the Cleveland Clinic, together with the clinical trial expertise and diverse patient populations at University Hospitals and MetroHealth Medical Center to establish the Cleveland Regional Clinical Center (RCC). Led by Drs. W. H...
  26. GENOME SEQUENCING OF ASPERGILLUS FUMIGATUS
    David Denning; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Autopsy studies have shown a prevalence of invasive aspergillosis of 4% in University hospitals, a 1400% increase on one decade earlier...
  27. Case Comprehensive Cancer Center Support Grant
    Stanton L Gerson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of the affiliate institutions of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine: Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals. The Center provides opportunities to participate in clinical trials to almost 10,000 cancer patients who ..
  28. HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER IAIMS PROGRAM
    TERRANCE BURTON; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..and information systems of the academic components of the HSC and its Clinical Enterprise: West Virginia University Hospitals (WVUH) and University Health Associates (UHA), our group practice plan for physicians and dentists...
  29. PERINATAL FACTORS AND BREAST CANCER
    Dimitrios Trichopoulos; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..population base for this study will be all female residents of Trondheim and Bergen who were born at the University hospitals in those two counties between 1930 and 1970...
  30. GENETICS OF JOINT FAILURE
    Matthew Warman; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..for OA by surveying 1700 patients who will have undergone joint anthroplasty for primary/idiopathic OA at University Hospitals of Cleveland between 1994 and 1999...
  31. 2011 Case CFAR Annual Conference
    Jonathan Karn; Fiscal Year: 2011
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals of Cleveland Center for AIDS Research (Case CFAR) is hosting its annual conference, the 2011 Case CFAR Annual Conference during the spring of ..
  32. Cleveland NINDS Stroke Trial Collaborative
    Peter A Rasmussen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..b>University Hospitals of Cleveland (UHCMC), The Cleveland Clinic (CC), Metro Health Medical Center (MHMC) and Louis Stokes ..
  33. Familial Aggregation of Barrett's Esophagus
    Amitabh Chak; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Barrett's esophagus will be identified by administration of a questionnaire that has already been tested at University Hospitals of Cleveland. 2...
  34. RESEARCH TRAINING IN GERIATRIC MEDICINE
    JEROME KOWAL; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Geriatric medicine program at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) and its affiliated teaching hospitals-University Hospitals of Cleveland (UHC) and the Cleveland VA Medical Center (CVAMC)...
  35. OCT Probe for Dysplastic Mucosa in Barrett's Esophagus
    ZHILIN HU; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..the endoscopic OCT (EOCT) imaging system that was developed in the Endoscopic Research Laboratory (ERL) at University Hospitals of Cleveland (UHC)...
  36. Transfusion and Lung Injury
    Pearl Toy; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..that will capture all TRALI cases that occur after transfusion of almost one million units at two large university hospitals. This project will also determine the clinical risk factors associated with TRALI through a large, ..
  37. CHARACTERIZATION OF CD8 T-CELL IMMUNITY TO HEPATITIS C
    DONALD ANTHONY; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..and then completed a residency in Internal Medicine and a clinical Fellowship in Rheumatology at University Hospitals of Cleveland. I have now returned to the laboratory environment to solidify my skills in immunology...
  38. Training in Neurodegenerative Diseases
    JOSEPH CHARLES LAMANNA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..at Case Western Reserve University, particularly the School of Medicine, and its affiliated institutions, University Hospitals Case Medical Center (UHCMC), The Louis Stokes Cleveland Veteran's Administration Medical Center (VAMC),..
  39. COOPERATIVE HUMAN TISSUE NETWORK
    Gregory MacLennan; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..1% normal and benign tissues. More than 90% of samples have come from the two components of University Hospitals (UH) of Cleveland (Lakeside Hospital and Rainbow, Babies, and Childrens Hospital)...
  40. MISSOURI IAIMS
    Joyce Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, and the University Hospitals and Clinics...
  41. Family Members and the Survivorship Phase of Cancer
    Karen Bowman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..It derives its sampling frame from the tumor registry at the Ireland Cancer Center of University Hospitals Health- System of Celvland...
  42. TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH IN BREAST CANCER
    Beth Overmoyer; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..with clinicians specializing in the treatment of breast cancer at the Ireland Cancer Center (ICC) at University Hospitals of Cleveland (UHC) and Case Western Reserve University (CWRU). With the mentoring of Dr...
  43. Gene Expression Array Scanner & Support Instrumentation
    MARTINA VEIGL; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The Cancer Center at CWRU and University Hospitals of Cleveland [UHC] established the GEACF in January 2000, to make this technology available to their ..
  44. Amnis ImageStream for Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
    Howard Meyerson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This instrument would be housed in the University Hospitals Case Medical Center Clinical Cytometry Laboratory under the leadership of Howard Meyerson...
  45. Compucyte iCyte Imaging Cytometer
    JAMES JACOBBERGER; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The Cancer Center Flow Cytometry Core at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) and University Hospitals of Cleveland (UHC) has continuously functioned since 1985 with an average annual percentage growth of 12% ..
  46. SEGMENTAL ANEUSOMY BETWEEN BLOCKS OF DUPLICATED DNA
    Evan Eichler; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..congenital birth defects? PERFORMANCESITE(S) (organization,city, state) Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals of Cleveland, Department of Genetics, School of Medicine Cleveland, OH 44060 University of California San ..
  47. CRC/PE FOR THE STUDY OF ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
    Peter Whitehouse; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..In the proposed University Hospitals of Cleveland/Case Western Reserve University (UHC/CWRU) Alzheimer Clinical Research Center (ACRC), we will ..
  48. PKC ISOFORMS AND MEGAKARYOCYTIC DIFFERENTIATION
    Frederick Racke; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..pursued residency training in the area of clinical pathology and fellowship training hematopathology at University Hospitals of Cleveland. During this training period, Dr...
  49. CANCER AND LEUKEMIA GROUP B
    Brian Leyland Jones; Fiscal Year: 1992
    McGill University hospitals have participated in CALGB for the past 25 years...
  50. Human Subjects Research Enhancements
    ERIC COTTINGTON; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) and its affiliated hospitals, University Hospitals of Cleveland (UHC), MetroHealth System (MHS) and the Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs ..
  51. Immune Mechanisms and HIV Disease Pathogenesis
    Michael Lederman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Mechanisms and HIV Disease Pathogenesis Conference", to be hosted by the Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals of Cleveland Center for AIDS Research (CWRU/UHC CFAR), on June 4-6, 2004...
  52. Flow Effects on Primary Cilium Deflection
    Andrew Resnick; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Mentors at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), and University Hospitals (UH) will provide training and expertise, and monitor and support Dr. Resnick's career advancement...
  53. UHC/CWRU ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE RESEARCH CENTER
    Karl Herrup; Fiscal Year: 2005
    The three-part of the Alzheimer Center of University Hospitals of Cleveland/Case Western Reserve University Medical School is 1) to provide clinical service, 2) to promote research and 3) to educate health professionals and the lay public ..
  54. SOUTHWEST ONCOLOGY GROUP
    HENRY WILSON; Fiscal Year: 1980
    The Southwest Oncology Group involvement by Ohio State University Hospitals is a multi-disciplinary collaborative research project directed toward the development of more effective methods of treatment of leukemia, and solid tumors...
  55. Case/Cleveland Clinic Clinical Research Training Program (RMI)
    Richard Rudick; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..among Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine (CCLCM) of CWRU, University Hospitals of Cleveland, and MetroHealth Medical Center to train postdoctoral Clinical Research (CR) scholars and ..
  56. GENERAL CLINICAL RESEARCH CENTER
    Pamela Davis; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The main GCRC is located at University Hospitals of Cleveland with a satellite at MetroHealth Medical Center (MHMC)...
  57. Case/Cleveland Clinical Research Training Program (RMI)
    Richard Rudick; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..among Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine (CCLCM) of CWRU, University Hospitals of Cleveland, and MetroHealth Medical Center to train postdoctoral Clinical Research (CR) scholars and ..
  58. Illicit Drug Use and Associated Social Factors: Effects on Birth Outcomes
    Ashley Schempf; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The community and individual factors related to drug use during pregnancy will be evaluated to inform effective prevention strategies. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  59. Correlates of Duration of Initial Untreated Psychosis
    MICHAEL COMPTON; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The overall aim of the research project is to provide an in-depth exploration of the potential causes and consequences of initially untreated psychosis among first-episode patients. ..
  60. Incidence & Outcomes of SSI After Breast Cancer Surgery
    Margaret Olsen; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  61. Chemoprevention of murine urinary bladder carcinogenesis
    Ashish Kamat; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  62. Building End-of-Life Science through Positive Human Strengths and Traits
    Barbara Daly; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..A thorough evaluation of the activities and milestones will assist us to measure our success and promote the sustainability of the BEST Center. ..