hospital outpatient clinics
Summary: Organized services in a hospital which provide medical care on an outpatient basis.
Publications203 found, 100 shown here
- Measurement of outpatients' views of service quality in a Finnish university hospitalHannele Hiidenhovi
Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
J Adv Nurs 38:59-67. 2002..To describe the development of service quality in the surgical and medical outpatient departments of a university hospital...
- Construction of a questionnaire measuring outpatients' opinion of quality of hospital consultation departmentsIsabelle Gasquet
Delegation of innovation, health security and assessment, Direction of medical policy Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris, 3 avenue Victoria 75184 Paris cedex, France
Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:43. 2004..The main objective was to develop, according to psychometric standards, a self-administered generic outpatient questionnaire exploring opinion on quality of hospital care...
- Rheumatology patient preferences for timing and location of out-patient clinicsK M J Douglas
Department of Rheumatology, The Guest Hospital, Tipton Road, Dudley, West Midlands DY1 4SE, UK
Rheumatology (Oxford) 44:80-2. 2005..To determine the preferences of rheumatology patients for the time and location of their out-patient appointments...
- Predictors of patient satisfaction with hospital health careJose M Quintana
Unidad de Investigacion, Hospital de Galdakao, Galdakao, Spain
BMC Health Serv Res 6:102. 2006..We evaluated possible predictors of patient satisfaction in relation to socio-demographic variables, history of admission, and survey logistics...
- Urology out-patient non-attenders: are we wasting our time?R G Casey
Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Incorporating the National Children s Hospital, Tallaght, Dublin 24, Ireland
Ir J Med Sci 176:305-8. 2007..Out-patient non-attendance leads to inefficiency and patient morbidity...
- Antihypertensive treatment based on conventional or ambulatory blood pressure measurement. A randomized controlled trial. Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring and Treatment of Hypertension InvestigatorsJ A Staessen
Hypertensie en Cardiovasculaire Revalidatie Eenheid, Departement voor Moleculair en Cardiovasculaire Onderzoek, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
JAMA 278:1065-72. 1997..Ambulatory blood pressure (ABP) monitoring is used increasingly in clinical practice, but how it affects treatment of blood pressure has not been determined...
- Seroprevalence of hepatitis B and C viral co-infections among children infected with human immunodeficiency virus attending the paediatric HIV care and treatment center at Muhimbili National Hospital in Dar-es-Salaam, TanzaniaSafila P Telatela
Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, P, O, Box 65001, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
BMC Public Health 7:338. 2007....
- Medical outpatients: changes that can benefit patientsM G S Dunnill
Department of Dermatology, Directorate of Medicine, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Avon
Clin Med 4:45-9. 2004..An RCP booklet, 'How user friendly is your outpatient department?', has also been produced and is available from the college...
- Improving blood pressure control in a pharmacist-managed hypertension clinicEva M Vivian
Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacy Administration, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, 600 South 43rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Pharmacotherapy 22:1533-40. 2002..To determine whether pharmaceutical care provided by a pharmacist-managed hypertension clinic results in better treatment outcomes when compared with traditional health care from a primary care physician...
- Predictors of patient satisfactionJ L Jackson
Department of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
Soc Sci Med 52:609-20. 2001..Patient satisfaction surveys need to carefully consider the sampling time frame as well as adjust for pertinent patient characteristics...
- Day of surgery cancellations after nurse-led pre-assessment in an elective surgical centre: the first 2 yearsM R Rai
Department of Anaesthetics, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
Anaesthesia 58:692-9. 2003..This last conclusion has an important implication for the planning of systems in hospitals that perform only elective surgery...
- Use of outpatient care in Veterans Health Administration and Medicare among veterans receiving primary care in community-based and hospital outpatient clinicsChuan Fen Liu
Northwest Center for Outcomes Research in Older Adults, Department of Veterans Affairs, HSR and D, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, 1100 Olive Way, Suite 1400, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
Health Serv Res 45:1268-86. 2010..To examine differences in use of Veterans Health Administration (VA) and Medicare outpatient services by VA primary care patients...
- Patients' perceptions of medical care in chronic fatigue syndromeA Deale
Academic Department of Psychological Medicine, Guy s, King s and St Thomas s School of Medicine, Kings College, University of London, UK
Soc Sci Med 52:1859-64. 2001..The findings suggest a need for better communication and better education of doctors in the diagnosis and management of CFS...
- The OutPatient Experiences Questionnaire (OPEQ): data quality, reliability, and validity in patients attending 52 Norwegian hospitalsA M Garratt
Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten, Oslo, Norway
Qual Saf Health Care 14:433-7. 2005..To describe the development and evaluation of the OutPatient Experiences Questionnaire (OPEQ) for somatic outpatients...
- Satisfaction on outpatient services in hospitals of the Amhara RegionGetnet Mitike
Department of Community Health, Faculty of Medicine, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
Ethiop Med J 40:387-96. 2002..Unnecessary patient delays should be reduced to the minimum by assessing hospitals' processes. Ensuring drug supply with facilitated administrative processes is recommended...
- Prevalence and determinants of intimate partner abuse among public hospital primary care patientsH M Bauer
Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California San Francisco, USA
J Gen Intern Med 15:811-7. 2000..In contrast to other studies, lower socioeconomic status was not associated with partner abuse history...
- Multicentre randomised control trial comparing real time teledermatology with conventional outpatient dermatological care: societal cost-benefit analysisR Wootton
Institute of Telemedicine and Telecare, Royal Hospitals Trust, Belfast BT12 6BA
BMJ 320:1252-6. 2000..Comparison of real time teledermatology with outpatient dermatology in terms of clinical outcomes, cost-benefits, and patient reattendance...
- The Psychiatric Out-Patient Experiences Questionnaire (POPEQ): data quality, reliability and validity in patients attending 90 Norwegian clinicsAndrew Garratt
Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten, Oslo, Norway
Nord J Psychiatry 60:89-96. 2006..The instrument is recommended for the measurement of psychiatric outpatient experiences...
- Factor analysis of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale from a large cancer populationAdam B Smith
ICRF Cancer Medicine Research Unit, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, UK
Psychol Psychother 75:165-76. 2002..g. Dunbar et al., 2000) were more effective at detecting clinical cases of anxiety and depression...
- Improvements in patient satisfaction at an outpatient clinic for patients with breast cancerMia Bergenmar
Department of Oncology Pathology, Karolinska Institute, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
Acta Oncol 45:550-8. 2006..In conclusion, the questionnaire captured positive changes in patient satisfaction between the two measurements. Further changes for the better were still requested concerning continuity of care despite reported improvement...
- Non-attendance at an orthopaedic and trauma specialist outpatient department of a regional hospitalJoanne W Y Chung
Associate Professor, School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hunghom, Hong Kong
J Nurs Manag 12:362-7. 2004..To assess the extent of and reasons for non-attendance in the Orthopaedic and Trauma Specialist Outpatient Department...
- A national survey of intensive care follow-up clinicsJ A Griffiths
Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
Anaesthesia 61:950-5. 2006..Nearly half of the follow-up clinics (39 clinics, 49%) have pre-negotiated access to at least one other out-patient service...
- The incidence of nonattendance at an urgent care dermatology clinicMaria J Canizares
Department of Dermatology, Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center, St Louis, Missouri, USA
J Am Acad Dermatol 46:457-9. 2002..In addition to factors identified in previous studies that affect clinic attendance, the rate in this study may reflect spontaneous clearing of patient-identified skin problems...
- Health provider determinants of nonattendance in pediatric otolaryngology patientsArnon D Cohen
Clalit Health Services, Siaal Research Center for Family Medicine and Primary Care, Beer Sheva, Israel
Laryngoscope 115:1804-8. 2005..Nonattendance for otolaryngology appointments disrupts the management of medical care and leads to ineffective use of resources. The determinants of nonattendance in pediatric otolaryngology patients have not been well documented...
- Taking treatment to the patient: development of a home TL-01 ultraviolet B phototherapy serviceH Cameron
Photobiology Unit, Department of Dermatology, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee DD1 9SY, U K
Br J Dermatol 147:957-65. 2002..While most patients requiring phototherapy can attend for hospital-based out-patient ultraviolet (UV) B therapy, a significant number cannot attend because of geographical, work, economic and other reasons...
- Patient and health service delay in pulmonary tuberculosis patients attending a referral hospital: a cross-sectional studyMpungu S Kiwuwa
Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Makerere University, Faculty of Medicine, PO Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
BMC Public Health 5:122. 2005..Factors relating to these 'delays' were analyzed...
- Stakeholder perspectives on outpatient services performance: what patients, clinicians and managers want to knowKerri Martin
Victorian Department of Human Services
Aust Health Rev 26:63-72. 2003..Such similarities and differences are unlikely to be unique to RVEEH and may serve as useful prompts for other organisations considering outpatient performance measures...
- Outpatient preanaesthesia evaluation clinicsE Lew
Department of Anaesthesia, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, 100 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 229899
Singapore Med J 45:509-16. 2004..This review describes the structure of modern outpatient preanaesthesia evaluation clinics, and the associated benefits, limitations and controversies...
- Development and preliminary validation of a Greek-language outpatient satisfaction questionnaire with principal components and multi-trait analysesVassilis H Aletras
Business Excellence Laboratory, Department of Business Administration, University of Macedonia, 156 Egnatia st, P, O, Box 1591, 540 06 Thessaloniki, Macedonia, Greece
BMC Health Serv Res 6:66. 2006..The aim of this study is therefore to develop a patient satisfaction questionnaire and provide its preliminary validation...
- Treatment of difficult-to-control blood pressure in a multidisciplinary clinic at a public hospitalLaurent S Tao
Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine Cook County Hospital and Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 95:263-9. 2003..However, more study is needed to delineate the specific reasons for success and further refine treatment strategies...
- Using a hand-held computer to collect data in an orthopedic outpatient clinic: a randomized trial of two survey methodsJ S McBride
Department of Public Health Sciences, Health Services Research Center, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
Med Care 37:647-51. 1999..In a randomized study, the authors examine how data can be collected at the point of care. Specifically, examining to what extent handheld computer data collection systems introduce bias or increase respondent difficulty...
- VA community-based outpatient clinics: performance measures based on patient perceptions of careSteven J Borowsky
Health Services Research and Development, Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis VAMC, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55416, USA
Med Care 40:578-86. 2002..The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently initiated a system of Community- Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) to enhance delivery of primary care to veterans...
- Effect of widespread restrictions on the use of hospital services during an outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndromeMichael J Schull
Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ont
CMAJ 176:1827-32. 2007..We describe the impact of these restrictions on health care utilization and suggest lessons for future epidemics...
- The impact of visit frequency on the relationship between service quality and outpatient satisfaction: a South Korean studyWoo Hyun Cho
Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, College of Medicine, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
Health Serv Res 39:13-33. 2004....
- Public opinion on weekend and evening outpatient clinicsA J Churchill
Division of Ophthalmology, Bristol Eye Hospital, Lower Maudlin Street, Bristol BS1 2LX, UK
Br J Ophthalmol 87:257-8. 2003
- Outpatient experiences in acute hospitalsC De Brún
Department of Public Health, North Eastern Health Board, Navan, Co Meath, Ireland
Ir J Med Sci 171:89-93. 2002..Patient satisfaction surveys are useful in gaining an understanding of users' needs and their perceptions of the service received. AIM; To assess the views of outpatient department (OPD) attendees on the quality of service received...
- Prevalence of domestic violence among patients in three ambulatory care internal medicine clinicsN E Gin
Department of Medicine, University of California, Irvine
J Gen Intern Med 6:317-22. 1991..Physicians should ask their patients routinely about domestic violence and, when domestic violence is present, should offer emotional support, information about social service agencies, and psychological care...
- Development of a patient satisfaction survey for outpatient care: a brief reportAerlyn G Dawn
Duke University School of Medicine and Fuqua School of Business, Durham, NC, USA
J Med Pract Manage 19:166-9. 2003....
- Discussing life expectancy with surgical patients: do patients want to know and how should this information be delivered?Michael G Clarke
Department of Urology and General Surgery, Taunton and Somerset Hospital, Musgrove Park, Taunton, TA1 5DA, UK
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 8:24. 2008..The objective of this study was to assess patients' interpretation of and desire to know information relating to LE, in addition to establishing the most effective format for discussion...
- [Quick and early diagnostic outpatient unit: an effective and efficient assistential model. Five years experience]Santiago Capell
Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital General de Granollers, Barcelona, Espana
Med Clin (Barc) 123:247-50. 2004..To analyze the applicability of an out-patient Quick and Early Diagnostic Unit (QEDU) to evaluate patients with a potential life-threatening disorder on an out-patient basis...
- Patients who attend a private practice vs a university outpatient clinic: how do they differ?N Junod Perron
Policlinique Medicale Universitaire, Lausanne, Switzerland
Swiss Med Wkly 134:730-7. 2004..Although interpersonal continuity is commonly assumed to be essential for care, some patients prefer to attend a university outpatient clinic where physicians change regularly and interpersonal continuity of care is not ensured...
- Does Choose & Book fail to deliver the expected choice to patients? A survey of patients' experience of outpatient appointment bookingJudith Green
CHIME, University College London, Whittington Campus, Highgate Hill, London, N19 5LW, UK
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 8:36. 2008..This is done through the use of a computerised booking system. After a 2004 pilot study, Choose and Book was formally launched in January 2006. This is the first study of patient experience of Choose and Book since then...
- Self-referral of symptoms (SOS) follow-up system of appointments for patients with uncertain diagnoses in rheumatology out-patientsA V Pace
Staffordshire Rheumatology Centre, The Haywood Hospital, High Lane, Burslem, Stoke on Trent ST6 7AG, UK
Rheumatology (Oxford) 45:201-3. 2006..The aim of this study was to evaluate the outcome of a follow-up system whereby patients with uncertain rheumatological diagnoses at their initial assessment are given easy and rapid access to a rheumatology review...
- [Transition clinics in endocrinology and diabetology for the chronically ill in Germany. A recent inquiry]M Lausch
Abteilung Nephrologie, Medizin IV, Universitatsklinikum Freiburg
Dtsch Med Wochenschr 129:1125-9. 2004..A nationwide system of transition clinics in Germany is actually not available, despite demands by physicians and patients...
- Chatting behavior and patient satisfaction in the outpatient encounterTimothy P Daaleman
Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 96:666-70. 2004..076). In addition, there was no difference in patient satisfaction scores for physician personal manner, technical skill, visit explanation, time spent with the physician, and overall visit between the chatting and nonchatting groups...
- [Networking as an opportunity to profile a clinic? Strategy options after the evaluation of resource allocation]S R Quist
Universitätsklinik für Haut und Geschlechtskrankheiten, Universitat Wurzburg, Wurzburg
Dtsch Med Wochenschr 129:1495-9. 2004..This confronts hospitals with the need for closely cooperating with the referring general practitioners or specialists...
- Identifying priority actions for improving patient satisfaction with outpatient cancer careSabina B Gesell
Research and Development, Press Ganey Associates, South Bend, IN 46601, USA
J Nurs Care Qual 19:226-33. 2004..They included meeting patients' emotional needs, providing information to patients and family members, reducing waiting times, and providing convenience and coordinated care among physicians and other care providers...
- Psychological distress among patients attending a general medical outpatient clinic in PakistanNusrat Husain
Department of Psychiatry, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9WL, UK
Gen Hosp Psychiatry 26:277-81. 2004..34). Depressive disorder is probably very common in medical outpatients in Pakistan, especially in men with medically unexplained symptoms. Systematic attempts to initiate antidepressant treatment in this setting should be attempted...
- Comparison of the baseline disease activity of early oligo- and polyarthritis in sequential yearsL M A Jansen
Jan van Breemen Instituut, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Clin Exp Rheumatol 22:447-52. 2004..The present study evaluates whether the disease activity at admission of patients with early oligo- and polyarthritis changed during the period 1993--1998 in two EACs in the Netherlands...
- Functional status and patient satisfaction: a comparison of ischemic heart disease, obstructive lung disease, and diabetes mellitusVincent S Fan
Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108 1597, USA
J Gen Intern Med 20:452-9. 2005..To determine the extent to which chronic illness and disease severity affect patient satisfaction with their primary care provider in general internal medicine clinics...
- Use of complementary therapies among primary care clinic patients with arthritisCarla J Herman
Division of Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 1:A12. 2004..There is little information, however, on CAM use among adults with clinic-confirmed diagnoses, including arthritis, who are treated by primary care physicians...
- Patient-physician fit: an exploratory study of a multidimensional instrumentAlan Schwartz
Department of Medical Education, 808 S Wood Street, 986 CME, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Med Decis Making 26:122-33. 2006..Patients face difficulty selecting physicians because they have little knowledge of how physicians' behaviors fit with their own preferences...
- SMS reminders in the UK national health service: an evaluation of its impact on "no-shows" at hospital out-patient clinicsRobin G Milne
Department of Economics, University of Glasgow, G12 8RT UK
Health Care Manage Rev 31:130-6. 2006..The study evaluates their use to reduce nonattendance at out-patient clinics. The impact is modest, but so also is the cost, about 7.50 pounds (13.13 dollars, 10.88 euros) per "no-show" avoided...
- Writing to patients: a randomised controlled trialMáire O'Reilly
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College, Cork, Ireland
Clin Med 6:178-82. 2006..The findings suggest that although personal letters do not substantially improve recall of the clinical encounter, they are feasible, highly valued by patients and acceptable to referring clinicians...
- Communication between older women and physicians: preliminary implications for satisfaction and intention to have mammographyWenchi Liang
Department of Oncology, Division of Health Behaviors and Outcomes, Georgetown University Medical Center and Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, DC, USA
Patient Educ Couns 64:387-92. 2006..To explore the associations between physician communication styles and their older patients' intentions to get mammography and satisfaction with physician communication...
- Hospital outpatient perceptions of the physical environment of waiting areas: the role of patient characteristics on atmospherics in one academic medical centerChun Yen Tsai
Institute of Health Service Administration, China Medical University, Taiwan
BMC Health Serv Res 7:198. 2007..The relationship of patient characteristics and their perceptions and needs for the outpatient waiting areas are also examined...
- Outcome and impact of mental disorders in primary care at 5 yearsJeffrey L Jackson
Department of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
Psychosom Med 69:270-6. 2007..To assess 5-year mental disorder recognition rates and determine the natural history of mental disorders in primary care...
- Pain management in a medical walk-in clinic: link between recommended processes and pain reliefNoelle Junod Perron
Medical Outpatient Clinic, Department of Community Medicine, University Hospitals of Geneva, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, CH 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
Int J Qual Health Care 19:274-80. 2007..While most recommended pain management practices have been developed for hospitalised patients, little is known about their relevance for ambulatory patients presenting with acute pain...
- Educating and counseling of parents of children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorderAhmad Ghanizadeh
Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Hafez Hospital, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Patient Educ Couns 68:23-8. 2007....
- Do palliative consultations improve patient outcomes?David Casarett
Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Department of Veterans Affairs, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 56:593-9. 2008..To determine whether inpatient palliative consultation services improve outcomes of care...
- [Identification of patients' needs and expectations in a cataract clinic connected with a university public hospital]José Agenor Mei Silveira
Departamento de Oftalmologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP
Arq Bras Oftalmol 68:639-44. 2005..To identify patients' needs and expectations in a cataract clinic connected with a university public hospital--Cataract Institute--Department of Ophthalmology--Paulista School of Medicine (UNIFESP)...
- Psychiatric outpatient consultation for seniors. Perspectives of family physicians, consultants, and patients/family: a descriptive studyMark J Yaffe
Department of Family Medicine, McGill University and St Mary s Hospital Centre, 3830 Lacombe Avenue, Montreal, QC, H3T 1M5, Canada
BMC Fam Pract 6:15. 2005..This study examines patients'/family, family practitioners', and psychiatrists' perceptions of the bi-directional pathway between such primary care doctors and consultants...
- Clinical profile of migraineurs in a referral centre in IndiaSamhita Panda
Department of Neurology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India
J Assoc Physicians India 53:111-5. 2005..Though the precise etiopathogenesis of migraine is still not completely understood, there are various studies speculating on the role of different genetic loci and various patterns of inheritance...
- Patterns of ambulatory care utilization in TaiwanTzeng Ji Chen
Department of Family Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei 11217, Taiwan
BMC Health Serv Res 6:54. 2006..We used the insurance claims of a representative cohort to quantify the patterns of ambulatory care visits, especially the doctor-shopping phenomenon, in Taiwan...
- Patient and staff perspectives on the use of seclusionSelim El-Badri
Adult Mental Health Service, Waikato District Health Board, Hamilton, New Zealand
Australas Psychiatry 16:248-52. 2008..This paper investigates the perceptions and experience of patients and staff on the use of seclusion in psychiatric services...
- Program design features that can improve participation in health education interventionsEnza Gucciardi
School of Nutrition Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
BMC Med Res Methodol 7:47. 2007..The objective of this study was to identify design features that may increase participation in health education interventions and evaluation surveys, and to maximize recruitment and retention efforts in a general ambulatory population...
- Do medical outpatients want 'out of hours' clinics?Claire L Feeney
Department of Respiratory Medicine, NHLI at Charing Cross Hospital, Imperial College, St Dunstans Road, London W6 8RP, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 5:47. 2005..Patient choice is a major theme in current healthcare delivery. Little is known about patients' wishes regarding the timing of medical outpatient clinics...
- What to wear today? Effect of doctor's attire on the trust and confidence of patientsShakaib U Rehman
Ralph H Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29464, USA
Am J Med 118:1279-86. 2005..The objective of this study was to determine whether the way a doctor dresses is an important factor in the degree of trust and confidence among respondents...
- Sickle cell disease: a stigmatizing condition that may lead to depressionCoretta Jenerette
Yale University, School of Nursing, New Haven, CT 06536, USA
Issues Ment Health Nurs 26:1081-101. 2005..5%). All adults with chronic illnesses need to be screened for depression in primary care practice sites where the diagnosis and treatment of depression needs to be coordinated...
- Setting priorities for improving the preoperative assessment clinic: the patients' and the professionals' perspectiveG M Edward
Department of Anaesthesiology, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Br J Anaesth 100:322-6. 2008....
- Complementary and alternative medicine use by osteoporosis clinic patientsC A K Y Chong
Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Osteoporos Int 18:1547-56. 2007..Of these patients, 57% were CAM users. Predictors of CAM use included lower mental quality of life, younger age and higher education. Less than half of CAM use was disclosed to physicians, despite potential adverse interactions...
- A multicenter study on the prevalence of psychiatric disorders among new referrals for epilepsy in JapanMasato Matsuura
Department of Neuropsychiatry, Surugadai Nihon University Hospital, Nihon University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
Epilepsia 44:107-14. 2003....
- Illness behaviour and patient satisfaction as correlates of self-referral in JapanYingqiu Guo
Department of General Medicine and Department of Psychiatry, Saga Medical School, Saga, Nabeshima 5 1 1, Saga 849 8501, Japan
Fam Pract 19:326-32. 2002..The relationship between illness behaviour and self-referral in Japan has yet to be fully explored...
- Characteristics and initial diagnoses in women presenting to a referral center for vulvovaginal disorders in 1996-2000Amy Hansen
School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, USA
J Reprod Med 47:854-60. 2002..To describe the demographics, presenting symptoms, physical examination and laboratory findings, and initial diagnoses in a cohort of women referred for evaluation of vulvovaginal problems...
- Patients' waiting time at an outpatient clinic in Nigeria--can it be put to better use?IkeOluwapo O Ajayi
General Outpatients Department, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria
Patient Educ Couns 47:121-6. 2002..The provision of health education on specific health issues constitutes an acceptable and useful way of utilizing waiting time in the outpatient clinic. This may further improve the health education services provided at such a clinic...
- The role of coping with disease in adherence to treatment regimen and disease control in type 1 and insulin treated type 2 diabetes mellitusB Turan
Davraniş Bilimleri Enstitüsü Institute for Behavioral Studies, Istanbul
Diabetes Metab 28:186-93. 2002....
- Establishing patient preferences for gastroenterology clinic reorganization using conjoint analysisPaul Moayyedi
Gastroenterology Health Services Research, City Hospital NHS Trust, Dudley Road, Winson Green, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK
Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 14:429-33. 2002..Decisions such as these are often made with little assessment of patient preferences. We have elicited patient preferences for the optimal use of time in the outpatient clinic...
- Patient, hospital, and general practitioner characteristics associated with non-attendance: a cohort studyWilliam Hamilton
Public Health Medicine, North and East Devon Health Authority, Exeter
Br J Gen Pract 52:317-9. 2002..Targeting of strategies to reduce non-attendance is possible using these results...
- Can we see more outpatients without more doctors?Michelle L Hughes
Redesign Office, Forth Valley Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, Falkirk and District Royal Infirmary, Falkirk FK1 5QE, UK
J R Soc Med 96:333-7. 2003..However, alternative management demands good communication and exchange of information between secondary and primary care, development of formal written discharge planning in outpatient letters and other forms of follow-up...
- Predictors of psychiatric comorbidity in medical outpatientsBernd Löwe
Department of General Internal and Psychosomatic Medicine, University of Heidelberg, Medical Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany
Psychosom Med 65:764-70. 2003..This study aimed to identify predictors of psychiatric comorbidity for diagnostic use in busy medical settings and to describe their criterion validity...
- Factors associated with missed first appointments at a psychiatric clinicGina R Kruse
Department of Health Services Research and Management, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo 79106, USA
Psychiatr Serv 53:1173-6. 2002..Persons at greater risk of missing their intake appointment may be prospectively identified and targeted for measures to improve compliance...
- [Outpatient treatment. What is the evidence?]Thomas N Nickelsen
DSI Institut for Sundhedsvaesen, Dampfaergevej 22, DK 2100 København Ø
Ugeskr Laeger 164:4913-7. 2002..Some outpatient consultations could take place in the general practitioner's surgery, if hospital doctors knew more about their capabilities...
- Information as a distinct dimension for satisfaction assessment of outpatient psychiatric servicesM Perreault
Int J Health Care Qual Assur Inc Leadersh Health Serv 14:111-20. 2001....
- Factors associated with patient satisfaction with care among dermatological outpatientsC Renzi
Health Care Quality Research Unit, Istituto Dermopatico dell'Immacolata (IDI-IRCCS, Rome, Italy
Br J Dermatol 145:617-23. 2001..Thus, the inclusion of a patient-rated quality of life can be a useful measure in dermatology, as it enables clinicians to perceive the patients' perception of their health status...
- Favorable patient acceptance of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in a primary care setting in the United States: a cross-sectional surveyMichael E Ernst
Division of Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
BMC Fam Pract 4:15. 2003..The objective of this study was to describe patient satisfaction with ABPM performed in a primary care office in the United States, using modern ABPM technology...
- Open access follow-up for lung cancer: patient and staff satisfactionJ W Adlard
Yorkshire Regional Centre for Cancer Treatment, Cookridge Hospital, Leeds, UK
Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 13:404-8. 2001..Open access follow-up may be useful for many patients after the completion of initial palliative treatment...
- Emergency and primary care at a Melbourne hospital: reasons for attendance and satisfactionS T Liaw
University of Melbourne
Aust Health Rev 24:120-34. 2001....
- Women's disclosure of HIV status: experiences of mistreatment and violence in an urban settingA C Gielen
Johns Hopkins University, School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Women Health 25:19-31. 1997..Fifty HIV-positive women, ages 16-45 from urban teaching hospital outpatient clinics, were interviewed using an in-depth, qualitative interview...
- A randomised controlled trial examining the longer-term outcomes of standard versus new antiepileptic drugs. The SANAD trialA G Marson
Division of Neurological Science, University of Liverpool, UK
Health Technol Assess 11:iii-iv, ix-x, 1-134. 2007..To compare clinicians' choice of one of the standard epilepsy drug treatments (carbamazepine or valproate) versus appropriate comparator new drugs...
- A comparison of the health-related quality of life in patients with diabetic foot ulcers, with a diabetes group and a nondiabetes group from the general populationLis Ribu
Faculty of Nursing, Oslo University College, Oslo, Norway
Qual Life Res 16:179-89. 2007....
- Practice patterns in benign prostatic hyperplasia surgical therapy: the dramatic increase in minimally invasive technologiesXinhua Yu
Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
J Urol 180:241-5; discussion 245. 2008..We describe the trends in transurethral prostatectomy and minimally invasive surgical treatments for benign prostate hyperplasia from 1999 through 2005 among elderly male Medicare beneficiaries...
- Visual field loss in patients with refractory partial epilepsy treated with vigabatrin: final results from an open-label, observational, multicentre studyJohn M Wild
Cardiff School of Optometry and Vision Sciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF24 4LU, Wales, UK
CNS Drugs 23:965-82. 2009..Use of the antiepileptic drug vigabatrin is associated with an elevated risk of visual field loss...
- The burden of prevalent fractures on health-related quality of life in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis: the IMOF studyFausto Salaffi
Cattedra Reumatologia, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Jesi, Ancona, Italy
J Rheumatol 34:1551-60. 2007..Vertebral fractures are a common complication of osteoporosis and may have a negative effect on health-related quality of life (HRQOL). We investigated the effect of prevalent vertebral fractures on HRQOL in patients with osteoporosis...
- The effect of treatment with zidovudine with or without acyclovir on HIV p24 antigenaemia in patients with AIDS or AIDS-related complexC Pedersen
Hvidovre Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
AIDS 6:821-5. 1992..SETTING: Samples were obtained from patients attending teaching hospital outpatient clinics in seven European countries and Australia...
- ProsCan for Couples: randomised controlled trial of a couples-based sexuality intervention for men with localised prostate cancer who receive radical prostatectomySuzanne K Chambers
Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Cancer Council Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
BMC Cancer 8:226. 2008..nurse counselling) on men's and women's sexual and psychosocial adjustment after surgical treatment for localised prostate cancer; in addition to cost-effectiveness...
- A randomized controlled trial of laser treatment among hirsute women with polycystic ovary syndromeW J Clayton
Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
Br J Dermatol 152:986-92. 2005..Facial hirsutism is one of the characteristic features of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), and this can lead to high levels of depression and anxiety...
- Employment status and differences in the one-year coverage of physician visits: different needs or unequal access to services?Pekka Virtanen
School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
BMC Health Serv Res 6:123. 2006..This study aims to reveal differences and potential inequalities in physician visits among seven groups in the core-periphery structures of the labour markets...
- Validity and reliability of the Italian version of the ECOS-16 questionnaire in postmenopausal women with prevalent vertebral fractures due to osteoporosisF Salaffi
Cattedra Reumatologia, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, and U O S Reumatologia, Azienda Ospedaliera di Bologna Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
Clin Exp Rheumatol 25:390-403. 2007..To investigate the reliability and validity of the Italian version of ECOS-16 (Assessment of health related quality of life in osteoporosis) in comparison to other questionnaires in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis...
- Retrospective review of the medical records of cardiology hospital outpatient clinics with the aim of determining the therapeutic approach to patients suffering from high blood pressure and/or dyslipidemiaQuitéria Rato
Servico de Cardiologia, Centro Hospitalar de Seútbal, EPE, Hospital de São Bernardo, Setubal, Portugal
Rev Port Cardiol 25:889-905. 2006Retrospective Review of the Medical Records of Cardiology Hospital Outpatient Clinics with the Aim of Determining the Therapeutic Approach to Patients Suffering from High Blood Pressure and/or Dyslipidemia" is a pilot study conducted by ..
- Epidemiology of diarrhea among young children: a questionnaire-based study in TaiwanChun Wei Chang
Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease, Department of Pediatrics, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
J Microbiol Immunol Infect 42:265-70. 2009..The aims of this study were to evaluate the epidemiology of diarrhea among children younger than 5 years in Taiwan, and to analyze the epidemiological changes since 1985...
- Incidence and prognostic implications of stable angina pectoris among women and menHarry Hemingway
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London Medical School, London, England
JAMA 295:1404-11. 2006..Stable angina pectoris in women has often been considered a "soft" diagnosis, with less-severe prognostic implications than in men, but large-scale population studies are lacking...
- Computer-based Patient Provider Communication about CAM UseWILLIAM Z TAN; Fiscal Year: 2011..b>Hospital outpatient clinics and community health centers with high populations of monolingual Chinese &Korean speakers will be ..
- Increasing HCV Knowledge & Service Use in Drug Tx PgmsShiela Strauss; Fiscal Year: 2007..In its manualized form, successful elements of the training will be disseminated to programs nationwide ..
- Patients' and families' home care service prioritiesDavid Casarett; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Volume-Outcomes in Incontinence SurgeryJennifer Anger; Fiscal Year: 2005..The primary outcome will be re-operation rates, repeat sling procedures (for failures), and other postoperative complications, stratified by high and low volume surgeons and hospitals. ..
- Family Based Obesity Prevention in Latino FamiliesMarian Fitzgibbon; Fiscal Year: 2008..The preschool years are a crucial time to intervene if we are to effectively impact public health. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Expressive Writing as a Therapeutic Process for Drug Dependent WomenSarah Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Translating Depression Guidelines in Substance Abuse TxGeoffrey Curran; Fiscal Year: 2007..Patient-level outcomes will include depressive symptoms, substance use outcomes, medication adherence quality of life, and services use. ..
- The Georgia-Texas "Improving Brief Intervention" ProjectJames Seale; Fiscal Year: 2006..Benefit: This program will assist in translating SBI research findings into family practice residency programs and set the stage for further translation into post-residency practices. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Recommendations of Inpatient Geriatrics ConsultationMichael Weiner; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Individualizing Diabetes Care for Older PeopleElbert Huang; Fiscal Year: 2007..Along with more research training, these studies will also help me reach my overall goal of becoming an independent investigator in the areas of geriatric diabetes and cost-effectiveness analysis. ..
- Tobacco Cessation Treatment for Pregnant Alaska NativesChristi Patten; Fiscal Year: 2006..The overall health related objective of this line of research is to develop effective treatment programs with and for Alaska Native pregnant women that will ultimately reduce the risk of tobacco-related disease. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Reciprocal Relationships between Diabetes and DepressionPATRICK O CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 2007..This project will provide important missing information needed to improve the care of millions of people worldwide who suffer the devastating consequences of comorbid diabetes and depression. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Achieving Healthy Lifestyles in Psych RehabilitationGail Daumit; Fiscal Year: 2007..This R34 will provide valuable pilot data for future work to improve healthy lifestyles and reduce chronic medical illness in people with SMI. ..
- Infant Overfeeding in Immigrant FamiliesMark Doescher; Fiscal Year: 2006..Taken together, this information will set the stage for a large randomized, clinical trial to prevent overweight among high-risk Somali infants. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- NEW ENGLAND PROGRAM FOR AIDS CLINICAL TRIALS-PROACT (CPCGerald Friedland; Fiscal Year: 2006..Among the three ProACT sites we will enroll and follow 200 patients on study protocols at any given time over the course of this grant. ..
- Determining the Merit of Self-Rated Health for Risk PredictionKaren Desalvo; Fiscal Year: 2008..Karen DeSalvo to launch a successful, independent career in applied health services research focusing on interventions to improve the health of disadvantaged populations. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Preschool Based Obesity Prevention Effectiveness TrialMarian Fitzgibbon; Fiscal Year: 2008..The proposed research will allow us to address critical gaps in our knowledge concerning how to implement interventions from more experimental studies to more "real world" settings serving minority and disadvantaged populations. ..
- HIV/STI Prevention for Drug-Involved CouplesLouisa Gilbert; Fiscal Year: 2008..Sharp from St. Luke's Hospital in New York City, and Dr. Fals-Stewart from the Research Institute on Addictions at the University of Buffalo. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Integrating Prenatal Care to Reduce HIV/STDs Among Teens: A Translational StudyJeannette R Ickovics; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Telemedicine-Based Collaborative Care to Reduce Rural Health DisparitiesJohn C Fortney; Fiscal Year: 2010..This population is at high risk for experiencing health disparities and thus, interventions targeting this population have the potential to have a major impact. ..
- Virus-Like Particle Vaccine for SARS-CoVRAPHAEL PAUL VISCIDI; Fiscal Year: 2010..The successful implementation of the proposed studies would provide a stepping-stone toward future clinical trials with a VLP-based SARS-CoV vaccine. ..
- Enhanced Prescription Drug Label Design to Improve Patient Understanding and UseMichael S Wolf; Fiscal Year: 2010..This study will advance the science related to Rx labeling practices. Findings will directly inform clinical practice and state and federal policies for improving patient medication information and safety. ..
- HIV Treatment Adherence/Risk Reduction IntegratedSeth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2009..If shown effective, the intervention model will have implications for community and clinical services for people living with HIV-AIDS. ..
- Preventable Mortality in Maryland Medicaid SMIGail Daumit; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- BIPOLAR DISORDER IN LATE LIFEJohn Beyer; Fiscal Year: 2009..This research is unique and is likely to enhance our understanding of the phenomenology, course, outcome and relationship of MRI changes to the pathophysiology of bipolar disorder in late life. ..
- Developing Metrics for Measuring Hospital Response Capability for Mass Casualty IMelissa McCarthy; Fiscal Year: 2008..This conference grant is viewed as a first step in the development of a method to measure hospital response capability for MCIs in a reliable and valid way. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Enhancing Advance Care Planning in Diverse Elders with Limited LiteracyREBECCA SUDORE; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Dine College/Mayo Clinic: Developing Cancer ResearchersChristi Patten; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Activating Consumers to Exercise in Community Psychiatry Through Peer Support.Gail Daumit; Fiscal Year: 2008..This study will provide important data for future work to reduce cardiovascular risk and improve health in persons with SMI. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Adolescent Outpatient & Continuing Care Study (AOCCS)SUSAN GODLEY; Fiscal Year: 2008....
- Impact of Culture on Cancer Screening in Chinese WomenWenchi Liang; Fiscal Year: 2006..I. to develop critical research skills to become an independent cancer control researcher. ..
- PRENATAL MENTAL HEALTH OF POOR WOMEN--SERVICES AND COSTSCynthia Cook; Fiscal Year: 2001..Differences in cost estimates from diagnosis related cost weights and total charges will be explained using multiple regression analysis. ..
- Identifying Services Changes to Improve Contraceptive U*Jennifer Frost; Fiscal Year: 2005..By identifying gaps in knowledge and effective intervention models, it will also stimulate new research and intervention development and evaluation. ..
- Preventing HIV and other STDs among drug-involved womenNabila El Bassel; Fiscal Year: 2005..The SWRD Program will be directed by Dr. Nabila El-Bassel and co-directed by Drs. Steven Schinke and Mary McKay, all CUSSW faculty with strong programs of federally funded research related to substance abuse and HIV. ..
- KNEE SURGERY: MECHANISMS OF RECOVERY AFTER SPORT INJURYJeannette Ickovics; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- HIV TREATMENT ADHERENCE FOR PERSONS WITH LOW-LITERACYSeth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2002..Results of the proposed research will provide critical information about improving HIV treatment adherence with low-literacy populations that is needed prior to conducting larger and more expensive clinical trials. ..
- BRIEF HIV RISK REDUCTION COUNSELINGSeth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2002..Results of the proposed study will guide the allocation of HIV prevention resources in establishing brief and effective HIV risk reduction counseling services for populations vulnerable to HIV infection. ..
- PARTNER ABUSE AND HIV IN WOMEN RECEIVING EMERGENCY CARENabila El Bassel; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Tailored Web Program to Reduce At-Risk College DrinkingC Raymond Bingham; Fiscal Year: 2009..If effective, the proposed intervention could be inexpensively modified to deliver effective interventions to large numbers of university students, members of other populations, and to target other health risk behaviors. ..
- PREVENTION OF OVERWEIGHT IN PRESCHOOL MINORITY CHILDRENMarian Fitzgibbon; Fiscal Year: 2002..These changes will be seen following the intervention and at 12 and 24 months later. ..
- HIV RISK AND PARTNER VIOLENCE--MEN ON METHADONENabila El Bassel; Fiscal Year: 2002..Data from the proposed study will help inform assessment, treatment and referral protocols to reduce partner violence and HIV-risk behaviors among men and women in MMTPs. ..
- INTERNET--HOME BASED TREATMENT FOR ADOLESCENT SMOKERSChristi Patten; Fiscal Year: 2001..Adolescents will be recruited for participation in the study from four geographically and ethnically diverse locations. The study will be conducted by the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN and the University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI. ..
- ANTIBODIES TO HPV CAPSID PROTEINS AS IMMUNITY CORRELATESRaphael Viscidi; Fiscal Year: 2001..of incident HPV infection and/or disease? (6) In HIV seropositive women, is the extent of immunodeficiency, as measured by CD4+ cell counts, inversely correlated with the degree of protection provided by pre-existing anti-VLP antibodies? ..
- EVALUATION OF NOVEL COCAINE MEDICATIONSBertha Madras; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Herpes Zoster and Medications in the ElderlyKenneth Schmader; Fiscal Year: 2005..The award fits into past and future career development by providing a bridge from earlier academic activities to the expansion of mentoring and research skills and to program leadership in geriatrics. ..
- Improving Depression Treatment Adherence & OutcomesHeather Flynn; Fiscal Year: 2005..This research has potential to meaningfully improve medication adherence, enhance outcomes and quality of life, and minimize the terrible morbidity burden experienced among women with depression. ..
- Annual Forum: Hot Topics in OMM ResearchPeggy Smith Barbaro; Fiscal Year: 2005..Future conferences will be funded from registration fees and professional organizations based on consistent attendance generated through the initial three annual conferences funded by this grant. ..
- Molecular Epidemiology of N. gonorrhoeaeRaphael Viscidi; Fiscal Year: 2006..gonorrhea in the core. The third aim is to determine whether gender, age, or disseminated versus local infection influences the population genetic structure of N. gonorrhea. ..
- Intervention for Support Persons to Help Smokers QuitChristi Patten; Fiscal Year: 2005..Support persons (N=60) will be recruited and randomly assigned to self-help intervention or telephone counseling. The smokers will be enrolled as study subjects but will be contacted for assessments only. ..
- Integrating HIV Resistance Data into the CNICS CohortJames Kahn; Fiscal Year: 2004..In this application we focus on adding the new data elements of viral resistance to the CNICS research network..
- Challenging Life Events in Older PersonsTIMOTHY DAALEMAN; Fiscal Year: 2005..e. social support, mental health status. Secondary aims include learning how a baseline measure of patient spirituality predicts future death attitudes and discussions of advance care planning. ..
- Observational Cohort of HIV-Infected PersonsJames Kahn; Fiscal Year: 2005..Dr. Kahn's research program has the enthusiastic support of his deuartment. the leadership of the AIDS Research Institute at UCSF and other nationally recognized clinical researchers. ..
- Philippine Child Health and Policy ExperimentJohn Peabody; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- YOUTH SMOKING AND THE MEDIAMelanie Wakefield; Fiscal Year: 2003..This study, by assessing the value of counteradvertising and media coverage in reducing smoking among youth, will guide health policy and health funding decisions related to youth smoking prevention. ..
- Intervention to Close Digital Divide in AIDS CareSeth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2004..If successful, the experimental intervention could be readily implemented as a community-based program by AIDS Service Organizations, health centers, and community-based Internet access providers. ..
- Reducing Clinical Inertia in Diabetes CarePATRICK O CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 2007..Results of this project will have significant clinical and policy implications. ..
- Delivering Effective Primary Care to Older AdultsElizabeth Phelan; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- NF KAPPA B MEDIATED CHEMORESISTANCE IN HUMAN LUNG CANCERDavid Jones; Fiscal Year: 2005..The ultimate goal of this study is to provide the necessary background for the initiation of novel treatment strategies designed to treat patients with advanced lung cancer. ..
- National Death Index Search for Participants in SADHARTAlexander Glassman; Fiscal Year: 2005..This additional information would identify patients at extremely high risk for death and in urgent need of treatment, and would aid in designing a definitive trial testing if treatment reduces mortality. ..
- Medication Management Decisions in SchizophreniaMark Olfson; Fiscal Year: 2003..The results will inform quality improvement programs by identifying key modifiable determinants of the quality of medication management in the community treatment of schizophrenia. ..
- Alcohol and HIV Risk Reduction in South AfricaSeth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2006..Results of the proposed research will provide critical information about the role of alcohol in HIV transmission risks and will offer urgently needed strategies for improving HIV prevention interventions in South Africa. ..
- Gender Violence and HIV Risk Reduction in South AfricaLeickness Simbayi; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Brief HIV Prevention Counseling in South AfricaSeth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2009..Results of this research will therefore test a clinic-based HIV prevention intervention model that is urgently needed in South Africa. ..
- Psychiatric Emergency Room Care: Staff PerspectivesAlisa Lincoln; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Decision Making in End-Stage Heart FailurePaul Hauptman; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- ORGANIZATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS AND CHRONIC DISEASE CAREPATRICK O CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 2001..Results will be relevant to policy makers, purchasers, health plans, medical groups, and clinics that are seeking to improve chronic disease care, and may suggest new intervention strategies worth further investigation. ..
- PHYSICIAN INTERVENTION TO IMPROVE DIABETES CAREPATRICK O CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 2002..The study will have substantial impact on clinical practice and policy whether the results are positive or negative. If successful, the interventions will be easily disseminated to other primary care practice settings. ..
- PARTNERS IN BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SCIENCES/PHASE I AND IIJoann Kirchner; Fiscal Year: 2004..This program is designed to reflect a cultural and ethnic sensitivity to minorities and children. ..