public hospitals

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Summary: Hospitals controlled by various types of government, i.e., city, county, district, state or federal.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Two year review of intestinal intussusception in six large public hospitals of Santiago, Chile
    Miguel O'Ryan
    Microbiology Program, Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Independencia 1027, Santiago, Chile
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:717-21. 2003
  2. ncbi Hospital admissions resulting from unsafe abortion: estimates from 13 developing countries
    Susheela Singh
    Guttmacher Institute, 120 Wall Street, New York 10005, USA
    Lancet 368:1887-92. 2006
  3. pmc Extended-spectrum beta-lactamases in enterobacteriaceae in Buenos Aires, Argentina, public hospitals
    M Quinteros
    Hospital de Enfermedades Infecciosas F J Muñiz Facultad de Bioquímica y Farmacia UBA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 47:2864-7. 2003
  4. ncbi Poverty and violence, frustration and inventiveness: hospital ward life in Bangladesh
    Shahaduz Zaman
    Research Division, BRAC, 75, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Soc Sci Med 59:2025-36. 2004
  5. pmc Development of a clinical data warehouse for hospital infection control
    Mary F Wisniewski
    MSN, Division of Infectious Diseases, Cook County Hospital, 1901 West Harrison Street, Suite 124 Durand, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 10:454-62. 2003
  6. ncbi Public hospitals in China: privatisation, the demise of universal health care and the rise of patient-doctor violence
    Pingan Zheng
    Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Hubei, Wuhan, China
    J Law Med 13:465-70. 2006
  7. pmc A descriptive study of mastitis in Australian breastfeeding women: incidence and determinants
    Lisa H Amir
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 7:62. 2007
  8. ncbi Do medical courses adequately prepare interns for safe and effective prescribing in New South Wales public hospitals?
    S N Hilmer
    Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, New South Wales, Australia
    Intern Med J 39:428-34. 2009
  9. pmc Mortality control charts for comparing performance of surgical units: validation study using hospital mortality data
    Paris P Tekkis
    Academic Department of Surgery, King s College Hospital, London SE5 9RS
    BMJ 326:786-8. 2003
  10. ncbi Cultural circumcision in EU public hospitals--an ethical discussion
    Margherita Brusa
    Bioethics Department, St Joseph University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Bioethics 23:470-82. 2009

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  1. ncbi Two year review of intestinal intussusception in six large public hospitals of Santiago, Chile
    Miguel O'Ryan
    Microbiology Program, Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Independencia 1027, Santiago, Chile
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:717-21. 2003
    ....
  2. ncbi Hospital admissions resulting from unsafe abortion: estimates from 13 developing countries
    Susheela Singh
    Guttmacher Institute, 120 Wall Street, New York 10005, USA
    Lancet 368:1887-92. 2006
    ....
  3. pmc Extended-spectrum beta-lactamases in enterobacteriaceae in Buenos Aires, Argentina, public hospitals
    M Quinteros
    Hospital de Enfermedades Infecciosas F J Muñiz Facultad de Bioquímica y Farmacia UBA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 47:2864-7. 2003
    ..pneumoniae. These results clearly show that CTX-M-2 is the most prevalent ESBL produced by enterobacterial species isolated from public hospitals in Buenos Aires.
  4. ncbi Poverty and violence, frustration and inventiveness: hospital ward life in Bangladesh
    Shahaduz Zaman
    Research Division, BRAC, 75, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Soc Sci Med 59:2025-36. 2004
    ..This study shows how medical practice takes shape in an understaffed, under-resourced and poorly financed hospital operating in a low-income country...
  5. pmc Development of a clinical data warehouse for hospital infection control
    Mary F Wisniewski
    MSN, Division of Infectious Diseases, Cook County Hospital, 1901 West Harrison Street, Suite 124 Durand, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 10:454-62. 2003
    ..clinical data warehouse that they created by importing data from the information systems of three affiliated public hospitals. They describe their methodology; difficulties encountered; responses from administrators, computer ..
  6. ncbi Public hospitals in China: privatisation, the demise of universal health care and the rise of patient-doctor violence
    Pingan Zheng
    Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Hubei, Wuhan, China
    J Law Med 13:465-70. 2006
    ....
  7. pmc A descriptive study of mastitis in Australian breastfeeding women: incidence and determinants
    Lisa H Amir
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 7:62. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi Do medical courses adequately prepare interns for safe and effective prescribing in New South Wales public hospitals?
    S N Hilmer
    Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, New South Wales, Australia
    Intern Med J 39:428-34. 2009
    ....
  9. pmc Mortality control charts for comparing performance of surgical units: validation study using hospital mortality data
    Paris P Tekkis
    Academic Department of Surgery, King s College Hospital, London SE5 9RS
    BMJ 326:786-8. 2003
    ..To design and validate a statistical method for evaluating the performance of surgical units that adjusts for case volume and case mix...
  10. ncbi Cultural circumcision in EU public hospitals--an ethical discussion
    Margherita Brusa
    Bioethics Department, St Joseph University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Bioethics 23:470-82. 2009
    ..The argument concerning medicalization and the utilitarian argument both rely on preliminary empirical data, which depend on future validation..
  11. ncbi The incidence of neuro-ophthalmic diseases in Singapore: a prospective study in public hospitals
    Su Ann Lim
    Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 16:65-73. 2009
    ..To describe the incidence of neuro-ophthalmic diseases in a multi-ethnic Asian population in Singapore...
  12. ncbi Workplace violence-a survey of diagnostic radiographers working in public hospitals in Hong Kong
    Kris Ng
    Department of Health Technology and Informatics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    J Occup Health 51:355-63. 2009
    ..This study aimed to estimate the prevalence of workplace violence involving radiographers in Hong Kong, to evaluate underlying factors contributing to incidents and their impact, and to suggest improvements in management and training...
  13. ncbi Evidence-based maternal and perinatal healthcare practices in public hospitals in Argentina
    Ariel Karolinski
    Population Health Research Center CISAP, Durand Hospital, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 105:118-22. 2009
    ..To investigate the use of beneficial maternal and perinatal healthcare practices in a network of public maternity hospitals in Argentina...
  14. ncbi Funding and access to high cost medicines in public hospitals in Australia: decision-makers' perspectives
    Gisselle Gallego
    Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation CHERE, University Technology Sydney, Australia
    Health Policy 92:27-34. 2009
    To investigate the perceptions, concerns and attitudes of decision-makers regarding access to high cost medicines (HCMs) in public hospitals.
  15. ncbi Reforming New South Wales public hospitals: an assessment of the Garling inquiry
    Clare A Skinner
    Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 190:78-9. 2009
    The final report of the Special Commission of Inquiry into Acute Care Services in NSW Public Hospitals was published on 27 November 2008...
  16. ncbi Use of point-of-care online clinical evidence by junior and senior doctors in New South Wales public hospitals
    J I Westbrook
    Centre for Health Informatics, University of New South Wales, Kensington, New South Wales, Australia
    Intern Med J 35:399-404. 2005
    The Clinical Information Access Program (CIAP), an online evidence retrieval system, provides NSW health professionals in public hospitals with 24 h access to information supporting evidence-based practice.
  17. ncbi Availability of antidotes for the treatment of acute poisoning in Queensland public hospitals
    Lisa M Nissen
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 18:78-84. 2010
    ..To determine the sufficiency of stock levels of 13 antidotes in Queensland hospitals...
  18. ncbi [Kangaroo Mother Care in public hospitals in the State of São Paulo, Brazil: an analysis of the implementation process]
    Ana Júlia Colameo
    Núcleo de Investigação em Saúde da Mulher e da Criança, Instituto de Saude, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 22:597-607. 2006
    This study analyzed the implementation of the Kangaroo Mother method in 28 different São Paulo State public hospitals. Teaching hospitals, Baby-Friendly Hospitals, hospitals with human milk banks, and those with more than 12 trained ..
  19. ncbi Improvements in hand hygiene across New South Wales public hospitals: clean hands save lives, part III
    Mary Louise McLaws
    Hospital Infection Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 191:S18-24. 2009
    To describe improvements in hand hygiene compliance after a statewide hand hygiene campaign conducted in New South Wales public hospitals.
  20. ncbi Priority setting for high cost medications (HCMs) in public hospitals in Australia: a case study
    Gisselle Gallego
    Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation CHERE, University of Technology, Sydney, PO Box 123, Broadway, NSW 2007, Australia
    Health Policy 84:58-66. 2007
    ..The findings from this study provide an evidence base for developing strategies to improve this hospital's decision-making process regarding access to HCMs...
  21. ncbi The establishment of a statewide surveillance program for hospital-acquired infections in large Victorian public hospitals: a report from the VICNISS Coordinating Centre
    Philip L Russo
    VICNISS Hospital Acquired Infection Surveillance System Coordinating Centre, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Infect Control 34:430-6. 2006
    A 1998 survey of acute Victorian public hospitals (VPH) revealed that surveillance of hospital-acquired infections (HAI) was underdeveloped, definitions and methodology varied considerably, and results disseminated inconsistently...
  22. ncbi Cost recovery beds in public hospitals in Indonesia
    A Suwandono
    Center for Health Services/System Research, Ministry of Health, Surabaya, Indonesia
    Health Policy Plan 16:10-8. 2001
    A policy of allowing public hospitals to provide some better quality, higher priced hospital beds for those able to pay was introduced as government policy in Indonesia after 1993...
  23. ncbi Bacterial, fungal and parasitic contamination of cockroaches in public hospitals of Hamadan, Iran
    A Salehzadeh
    Department of Environmental Health, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
    J Vector Borne Dis 44:105-10. 2007
    ..role of cockroaches in dissemination of medically important microorganisms, a study was carried out in public hospitals and residential areas of Hamadan city, west of Iran...
  24. ncbi Appropriateness of platelet, fresh frozen plasma and cryoprecipitate transfusion in New South Wales public hospitals
    William N Schofield
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Sydney at Westmead Hospital, Main Admin Block, Westmead Hospital, Hawkesbury Road, Westmead, NSW 2145
    Med J Aust 178:117-21. 2003
    ..To estimate the appropriateness of transfusions of platelets, fresh frozen plasma (FFP) and cryoprecipitate using National Health and Medical Research Council and Australasian Society for Blood Transfusion guidelines (NHMRC/ASBT 2002)...
  25. ncbi A Colombian survey found intensive care mortality ratios were better in private vs. public hospitals
    Adriana Perez
    Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, School of Medicine, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:94-101. 2006
    ..We incorporated the variation associated with the ranking of institutions simulating its random effects under a binomial distribution...
  26. ncbi [Practices of maternal and perinatal care performed in public hospitals of Uruguay]
    Mercedes Colomar
    Centro Latinoamericano de Perinatología y Desarrollo Humano, Organizacion Panamericana de la Salud, Organización Mundial de la Salud, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Ginecol Obstet Mex 72:455-65. 2004
    ..Quality of care can be measured by the rate of use of beneficial and ineffective or deleterious practices...
  27. ncbi Nurse job satisfaction and retention: comparing public to private hospitals in Jordan
    Majd Tawfeeq Mrayyan
    The Hashemite University, Faculty of Nursing, PO Box 150459, 13115 Zarqa, Jordan
    J Nurs Manag 13:40-50. 2005
    ..To identify variables of Jordanian nurses' job satisfaction and retention. Comparisons were performed between three public and two private hospitals...
  28. ncbi Survival of very-low-birth-weight infants according to birth weight and gestational age in a public hospital
    S C Velaphi
    Department of Paediatrics, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital and University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
    S Afr Med J 95:504-9. 2005
    ..To determine the survival rates for infants weighing 500 - 1 499 g according to birth weight (BW) and gestational age (GA)...
  29. ncbi Financial expense incurred by medical leaves of health professionals in Rondonia public hospitals, Brazil
    Maria Bernadete Junkes
    Faculdade de Ciencias da Saude, Universidade de Brasilia, DF, Brazil
    Rev Lat Am Enfermagem 18:406-12. 2010
    ..payroll expense caused by absenteeism due to illness among nursing professionals and physicians at two public hospitals at Cacoal, Rondonia, Brazil...
  30. ncbi A conceptual framework for selecting the most appropriate variables for measuring hospital efficiency with a focus on Iranian public hospitals
    Hossein Haji Ali Afzali
    Discipline of Public Health, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Health Serv Manage Res 22:81-91. 2009
    ..functions and the values of various stakeholders (patient, staff and community) with a focus on the Iranian public hospitals, this study has proposed a conceptual framework to select the most appropriate variables for measuring ..
  31. ncbi Analysis of the status of informed consent in medical research involving human subjects in public hospitals in Shanghai
    Wang Jianping
    Department of Hospital Management, School of Public Health, Fu Dan University, Shanghai 200032, PR China
    J Med Ethics 36:415-9. 2010
    The objectives of the study are to understand the current practice of informed consent in medical research in public hospitals in Shanghai, and to share our views with other countries, especially developing countries.
  32. ncbi Has DRG payment influenced the technical efficiency and productivity of diagnostic technologies in Portuguese public hospitals? An empirical analysis using parametric and non-parametric methods
    C E Dismuke
    Department of Economics, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal
    Health Care Manag Sci 2:107-16. 1999
    ..We find evidence that the DRG payment system does appear to have had a positive impact on productivity and technical efficiency of some commonly employed diagnostic technologies in Portugal during this time span...
  33. ncbi Self-medication among nursing workers from public hospitals
    Aline Reis Rocha Barros
    Hospital Geral de Bonsucesso, Brazil
    Rev Lat Am Enfermagem 17:1015-22. 2009
    ..This epidemiological sectional study included 1,509 working nurses from two public hospitals in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil...
  34. ncbi Measuring the quality of care of diabetic patients at the specialist outpatient clinics in public hospitals in Singapore
    Matthias P H S Toh
    Health Services and Outcomes Research, National Healthcare Group, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 36:980-6. 2007
    ..This study aims to measure the quality of care for patients with diabetes mellitus at selected Specialist Outpatient Clinics (SOCs) in the National Healthcare Group...
  35. ncbi Working together: collaboration between midwives and doctors in public hospitals
    Kerreen M Reiger
    Sociology Program, School of Social Sciences, La Trobe University, Melbourne, VIC 3086
    Aust Health Rev 33:315-24. 2009
    ..The skills and qualities that form the basis of "professional courtesy" need to be recognised as essential to good collaborative practice...
  36. ncbi Adverse events in New Zealand public hospitals I: occurrence and impact
    Peter Davis
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Christchurch School of Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 115:U271. 2002
    To assess the occurrence and impact of adverse events in New Zealand public hospitals.
  37. pmc Capacity in Thai public hospitals and the production of care for poor and nonpoor patients
    Vivian Valdmanis
    Health Serv Res 39:2117-34. 2004
    To assess the capacity of Thai public hospitals to proportionately expand services to both the poor and the nonpoor...
  38. ncbi Informal payments in public hospitals in Greece
    Lycourgos Liaropoulos
    Center for Health Services Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Nursing, University of Athens, Greece
    Health Policy 87:72-81. 2008
    ..Informal payments are an ingrained social institution in Greece. In some cases, they are also part of corruption in the health area, which includes a variety of other forms...
  39. ncbi Influenza vaccine coverage among health care workers in Victorian public hospitals
    Ann L Bull
    VICNISS Coordinating Centre, Melbourne, Victoria
    Med J Aust 186:185-6. 2007
    To assess influenza vaccine uptake among health care workers in Victorian public hospitals in 2005.
  40. ncbi Adverse events in New Zealand public hospitals II: preventability and clinical context
    Peter Davis
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Christchurch School of Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 116:U624. 2003
    To assess the preventability and clinical context of adverse events identified in New Zealand public hospitals.
  41. ncbi Measurement of technical efficiency of public hospitals in Kenya: using Data Envelopment Analysis
    Joses M Kirigia
    World Health Organisation, Regional Office for Africa, Medical School, Harare, Zimbabwe
    J Med Syst 26:39-45. 2002
    ..The objective of this study is to measure relative technical efficiencies of 54 public hospitals in Kenya using Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) technique...
  42. ncbi The Norwegian hospital reform of 2002: central government takes over ownership of public hospitals
    Terje P Hagen
    Health Organization Research Program HORN, Institute of Health Management and Health Economics, University of Oslo, P O Box 1089, Blindern, NO 0317 Oslo, Norway
    Health Policy 76:320-33. 2006
    Starting in January 2002, the majority of the Norwegian Parliament transferred the ownership of all public hospitals from the county governments to the central state...
  43. ncbi Anaesthetic clinical indicators in public hospitals providing anaesthetic care in Hong Kong: prospective study
    L L Lau
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Tuen Mun Hospital, Tsing Chung Koon Road, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 7:251-60. 2001
    ..DESIGN: Prospective study. SETTING: All public hospitals providing anaesthetic care in Hong Kong...
  44. ncbi Two-tier charging strategies in public hospitals: implications for intra-hospital resource allocation and equity of access to hospital services
    Barbara McPake
    Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    J Health Econ 26:447-62. 2007
    ..the practice of offering separate qualities of service at different prices, is a growing practice in public hospitals internationally...
  45. ncbi Excess capacity and expense preference behaviour in National Health Systems: an application to the Spanish public hospitals
    Ana Rodríguez-Alvarez
    Universidad de Oviedo, Spain
    Health Econ 13:157-69. 2004
    ..Hence, our results suggest that this sector is not in long-run equilibrium and that adjustments in variable inputs and capital equipment investments are necessary to control hospital cost...
  46. ncbi Hospital DOTS linkage in Indonesia: a model for DOTS expansion into government and private hospitals
    S R Irawati
    Indonesian Hospital Association, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 11:33-9. 2007
    ..To accelerate DOTS expansion, the hospital sector and specialized chest clinics must be engaged...
  47. ncbi A survey of colonoscopy capacity in New Zealand's public hospitals
    Andrew Yeoman
    Department of Gastroenterology, Morriston Hospital, Morriston, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
    N Z Med J 120:U2632. 2007
    ..Unit commissioned survey aimed to determine the current level of colonoscopy provision in New Zealand's public hospitals, the gap in demand and provision for diagnostic and surveillance procedures, and factors limiting colonoscopy ..
  48. ncbi Source of job stress for nurses in public hospitals
    Ahmed S Al-Aameri
    Department of Public Administration, College of Administrative Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 24:1183-7. 2003
    This study aims at assessing the different sources of job stress for nurses in a number of public hospitals in Riyadh city, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia...
  49. ncbi Workplace stressors experienced by physiotherapists working in regional public hospitals
    Robyn Lindsay
    Department of Physiotherapy, Bendigo Health Care Group, Bendigo, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 16:194-200. 2008
    ..To identify and measure the effects of workplace stressors experienced by Victorian regional physiotherapists...
  50. ncbi Public views on priority setting for high cost medications in public hospitals in Australia
    Gisselle Gallego
    Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation CHERE, University Technology Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Health Expect 10:224-35. 2007
    To gather information about views of members of the general public about access to High Cost Medications (HCMs) in public hospitals.
  51. ncbi Impact and preventability of adverse events in Spanish public hospitals: results of the Spanish National Study of Adverse Events (ENEAS)
    Jesús M Aranaz-Andrés
    Department of Public Health, Miguel Hernandez University, Carretera de Alicante a Valencia s n, San Juan de Alicante, Spain
    Int J Qual Health Care 21:408-14. 2009
    ..To determine the impact and preventability of adverse events (AEs) associated with health care in Spanish hospitals...
  52. ncbi [Differences between women's and men's access to interventional cardiovascular procedures at public hospitals in Andalusia (Spain)]
    María J Aguado-Romeo
    Agencia de Evaluación de Tecnología Sanitaria, Consejeria de Salud, Junta de Andalucia, Sevilla, Espana
    Rev Esp Cardiol 59:785-93. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether there are differences between women's and men's access to coronary revascularization procedures for acute coronary syndrome in Andalusia, Spain...
  53. ncbi The new health insurance rebate: an inefficient way of assisting public hospitals
    S J Duckett
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 172:439-42. 2000
    ..be justified on efficiency grounds, as, on the basis of available evidence and taking casemix into account, public hospitals are more efficient than private hospitals...
  54. ncbi Outsourcing in public hospitals: a Greek perspective
    Socrates J Moschuris
    Department of Industrial Management and Technology, University of Piraeus, Piraeus, Greece
    J Health Organ Manag 20:4-14. 2006
    The purpose of this research is to investigate the extent of outsourcing, the decision-making process, the impact of outsourcing, and the future trend of outsourcing in public hospitals in Greece.
  55. ncbi Physician-nurse attitudes toward collaboration in Istanbul's public hospitals
    Aysegul Yildirim
    Health Education Faculty, Marmara University, 34865, E 5 Yanyol Kartal Devlet Hast Yani Kartal Cevizli Istanbul, Turkey
    Int J Nurs Stud 42:429-37. 2005
    ..Residents and those employed in secondary institutions were also more likely to express more positive attitudes toward collaboration than permanent physicians and those employed in tertiary hospitals...
  56. ncbi Quality of websites in Spanish public hospitals
    José Joaquín Mira
    Dpto de Psicología de la Salud, Edif Torrepinet Campus de Elche, Avda de la Universidad, Elche, Alicante, Spain
    Med Inform Internet Med 31:23-44. 2006
    The objectives were to assess the quality of websites in Spanish public hospitals by means of a validated system, also including measures of readability and accessibility...
  57. ncbi Impact of private health insurance incentives on obstetric outcomes in NSW hospitals
    Brett Shorten
    Faculty of Commerce, University of Wollongong
    Aust Health Rev 27:27-38. 2004
    ..Incentives to increase private health insurance coverage appear to be having a negative impact on childbirth, in terms of higher birth intervention and operative birth rates in NSW private hospitals...
  58. pmc Staffing in postnatal units: is it adequate for the provision of quality care? Staff perspectives from a state-wide review of postnatal care in Victoria, Australia
    Della A Forster
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, 251 Faraday St, Carlton 3053, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:83. 2006
    ..This paper focuses on the impact of staffing issues on the provision of quality postnatal care from the perspective of care providers...
  59. ncbi Service quality in public and private hospitals in urban Bangladesh: a comparative study
    S S Andaleeb
    School of Business, The Pennsylvania State University at Erie, Station Road, 16563 1400, Erie, PA, USA
    Health Policy 53:25-37. 2000
    This study compared the quality of services provided by private and public hospitals in urban Bangladesh...
  60. ncbi Induced abortion in Thailand: current situation in public hospitals and legal perspectives
    Suwanna Warakamin
    Reproductive Health Division, Department of Health, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand
    Reprod Health Matters 12:147-56. 2004
    ..A recommendation to amend the abortion law has been proposed to the Ministry of Public Health and the Thai Medical Council...
  61. ncbi Surgical management of colorectal cancer in south-western Sydney 1997-2001: a prospective series of 1293 unselected cases from six public hospitals
    S K Cyril Wong
    South Western Sydney Colorectal Tumour Group SWSTG, Bankstown Hospital Medical Centre, Bankstown, New South Wales, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 75:776-82. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study is to provide local data for the management of colorectal cancers in the south-western Sydney health area from 1997 to 2001...
  62. ncbi Assessing the performance of NHS hospital trusts: the role of 'hard' and 'soft' information
    M Goddard
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, Heslington, UK
    Health Policy 48:119-34. 1999
    ..However, we also warn against excessive reliance on 'soft' information and suggest that a balanced system which allows both 'hard' and 'soft' information to flourish is the optimal solution to performance assessment in the NHS...
  63. ncbi [Teaching neonatal resuscitation at public hospitals in Brazilian state capitals]
    Maria Fernanda Branco de Almeida
    Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina
    J Pediatr (Rio J) 81:233-9. 2005
    To analyze the teaching of neonatal resuscitation offered by Brazilian public hospitals to undergraduate doctors and nurses, pediatric residents and neonatal fellows.
  64. ncbi Family suite: an innovative method to provide inexpensive postpartum care
    M T Parsons
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 24:65-9. 1999
    ..This article describes the efforts of the administration, nursing staff, and medical staff of a large public urban hospital to develop an alternative to the forced early discharge of mothers and infants...
  65. ncbi Molecular typing of Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates from public hospitals in Recife, Brazil
    Ana Catarina de Souza Lopes
    Departamento de Medicina Tropical, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife PE, 50 732 970, Brazil
    Microbiol Res 160:37-46. 2005
    Thirty nosocomial isolates of Klebsiella pneumoniae, collected from three public hospitals in Recife, Brazil, between 1999 and 2000, were analysed in order to determine their epidemiological relatedness and genetic characteristics...
  66. ncbi Access to stroke care units in Australian public hospitals: facts and temporal progress
    D A Cadilhac
    National Stroke Research Institute, Repatriation Hospital, Heidelberg Heights, Victoria, Australia
    Intern Med J 36:700-4. 2006
    ..The aims of the study were (i) to determine the number of SU in Australian acute public hospitals in 2004, (ii) to describe hospitals according to national SU policy criteria and (iii) to compare results to ..
  67. ncbi Incorporation of public hospitals: a "silver bullet" against overcapacity, managerial bottlenecks and resource constraints? Case studies from Austria and Estonia
    Armin H Fidler
    Europe and Central Asia Region, Human Development Sector, The World Bank, 1818 H Street NW, Room H 7 269, Washington, DC 20433, USA
    Health Policy 81:328-38. 2007
    This paper presents a new approach for incorporating public hospitals by contrasting the experience from an "old" EU country (Austria) with a new EU member state (Estonia)...
  68. ncbi Perceptions of mothers and hospital staff of paediatric care in 13 public hospitals in northern Tanzania
    Rose Mwangi
    Joint Malaria Programme, P O Box 2228, KCMC, Moshi, Tanzania
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 102:805-10. 2008
    ..Training programmes focused on professional conduct and awareness of the problems that mothers face in seeking and receiving care may result in a more supportive and cooperative attitude between staff and mothers...
  69. ncbi Public and private hospitals in Bangladesh: service quality and predictors of hospital choice
    S S Andaleeb
    School of Business, Pennsylvania State University, Erie, USA
    Health Policy Plan 15:95-102. 2000
    ..e. market incentives), they would be more motivated than public hospitals to provide quality services to patients to meet their needs more effectively and efficiently...
  70. ncbi Why Bangladeshi nurses avoid 'nursing': social and structural factors on hospital wards in Bangladesh
    Mary B Hadley
    Ministry of Health DFID, Copperbelt Province, Zambia
    Soc Sci Med 64:1166-77. 2007
    ..Fundamental decisions on how to care for the sick in Bangladesh are required. If the present nursing curriculum is followed, adequate supplies, supervision and accountability are prerequisites for its implementation...
  71. ncbi A survey of intrapartum fetal surveillance education practices in Victorian public hospitals
    Mark Beaves
    RANZCOG, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 47:95-100. 2007
    ..What professional education in intrapartum fetal surveillance currently exists in Victorian public hospitals is unknown.
  72. ncbi Inappropriate hospital use by patients needing urgent medical attention in Italy
    C Pileggi
    Medical School, University of Catanzaro Magna Graecia, Via Tommaso Campanella, Catanzaro 88100, Italy
    Public Health 118:284-91. 2004
    ..Our findings indicate the need for specific interventions to reduce the prevalence of inappropriate hospital use and to modify physicians' attitudes and behaviours...
  73. ncbi What happens when a private hospital comes to town? The impact of the 'public' to 'private' hospital shift on regional birthing outcomes
    Allison Shorten
    University of Wollongong, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health, Northfields Ave, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    Women Birth 20:49-55. 2007
    ..To examine the regional impact of a shift from public to private hospital care on birthing outcomes...
  74. ncbi Clinical practice guidelines: perspectives of clinicians in Queensland public hospitals
    I A Scott
    Clinical Services Evaluation Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Intern Med J 33:273-9. 2003
    Clinical practice guidelines (CPG) have been shown to improve processes of care and clinical outcomes. The present study sought to determine how clinicians in Queensland public hospitals view and use such guidelines.
  75. pmc Performance league tables: the NHS deserves better
    Peymane Adab
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT
    BMJ 324:95-8. 2002
  76. ncbi Funding Victoria's public hospitals: the casemix policy of 2000-2001
    Peter McNair
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Victoria
    Aust Health Rev 25:72-98. 2002
    On 1 July 1993 Victoria became the first Australian state to use casemix information to set budgets for its public hospitals commencing with casemix funding for inpatient services...
  77. ncbi Does comparison of performance lead to better care? A pilot observational study in patients admitted for hip fracture in three French public hospitals
    Veronique Merle
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Rouen University Hospital, France
    Int J Qual Health Care 21:321-9. 2009
    ..To assess whether comparison of quality of hip fracture care among three teams located in different hospitals is associated with improvement in process and outcomes...
  78. ncbi Factors affecting health-care costs and hospitalizations among diabetic patients in Thai public hospitals
    Usa Chaikledkaew
    Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Value Health 11:S69-74. 2008
    The study investigated the factors affecting health-care costs and hospitalizations among diabetic patients in Thai public hospitals.
  79. ncbi Measuring hospital efficiency in Austria--a DEA approach
    Maria M Hofmarcher
    Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna, Austria
    Health Care Manag Sci 5:7-14. 2002
    ..Whereas average efficiency in model 1 hardly changes and in model 2 increases modestly in the period 1994-1996, a closer look at single hospitals displays a variety of different efficiency developments over time...
  80. ncbi The Royal North Shore Hospital inquiry: an analysis of the recommendations and the implications for quality and safety in Australian public hospitals
    Anthony P Joseph
    Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 188:469-72. 2008
    ..This article represents the view of some of the clinicians who work at RNSH, and who gave evidence at the inquiry, on the recommendations and some possible solutions for the health system in general...
  81. ncbi Perinatal factors associated with early deaths of preterm infants born in Brazilian Network on Neonatal Research centers
    Maria Fernanda Branco de Almeida
    Disciplina de Pediatra Neonatal, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo Escola Paulista de Medicina UNIFESP EPM, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    J Pediatr (Rio J) 84:300-7. 2008
    ..To evaluate perinatal factors associated with early neonatal death in preterm infants with birth weights (BW) of 400-1,500 g...
  82. ncbi Surveillance of healthcare-acquired infections in Queensland, Australia: data and lessons from the first 5 years
    Anthony P Morton
    Centre for Healthcare Related Infection Surveillance and Prevention, Queensland Health, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:695-701. 2008
    ..To present healthcare-acquired infection surveillance data for 2001-2005 in Queensland, Australia...
  83. ncbi Do changes in surgical procedures for breast cancer have consequences for hospital mean length of stay? A study of women operated on for breast cancer in Sweden, 1980-95
    Rikard Lindqvist
    Lunds University Hospital, Sweden
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 18:566-75. 2002
    ..Between 1986 and 1996, the overall mean overnight length of stay for all diagnoses in Sweden decreased from 20.8 to 7.1 days...
  84. ncbi Identifying organizational culture and subcultures within Greek public hospitals
    Victoria Bellou
    University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece
    J Health Organ Manag 22:496-509. 2008
    ..is undoubtedly critical in a highly competitive era, the purpose of this paper is to identify the core culture dimensions that exist within Greek public hospitals and examine inherent subcultures, based on employee characteristics.
  85. ncbi Frequent use of the hospital emergency department is indicative of high use of other health care services
    H Hansagi
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Ann Emerg Med 37:561-7. 2001
    ..We sought to determine the proportion of emergency department patients who frequently use the ED and to compare their frequency of use of other health care services at non-ED sites...
  86. ncbi Non-urgent visits to a hospital emergency department in Italy
    A Bianco
    Medical School, University of Catanzaro Magna Graecia, Via Tommaso Campanella, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy
    Public Health 117:250-5. 2003
    ..Further investigations are necessary to evaluate the use of primary care since closer co-operation within the healthcare organization system may provide a more responsive service...
  87. ncbi Is the organisation and structure of hospital postnatal care a barrier to quality care? Findings from a state-wide review in Victoria, Australia
    Helen L McLachlan
    Clinical School of Midwifery and Neonatal Nursing Studies, La Trobe University, 3086, Australia
    Midwifery 24:358-70. 2008
    ..to describe the structure and organisation of hospital postnatal care in Victoria, Australia...
  88. ncbi [Using diagnosis relative groups mortality risk classification to assess medical quality]
    Wei yan Jian
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Peking University School of Public Health, Beijing 100083, China
    Beijing Da Xue Xue Bao 39:145-8. 2007
    ..To introduce diagnosis related groups to assess the medical quality and try to establish an effective quality evaluation approach...
  89. ncbi Factors associated with the use of publicly funded services by Hong Kong Chinese older adults
    K L Chou
    Sau Po Centre on Aging, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Soc Sci Med 58:1025-35. 2004
    ..Findings suggest that publicly funded health services in Hong Kong are used equitably by elderly people...
  90. ncbi Outcomes and costs of outpatient and inpatient cataract surgery: a randomised clinical trial
    X Castells
    Studies Department, Institut Municipal d Assistència Sanitària IMAS, Barcelona, Spain
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:23-9. 2001
    ..An unmasked randomised clinical trial was undertaken. Cataract surgery patients of three public hospitals in Barcelona (Spain) who met inclusion criteria for ambulatory surgery were randomly assigned to two groups: ..
  91. ncbi Comparing the quality of three models of postabortion care in public hospitals in Mexico City
    Deborah L Billings
    Ipas, Mexico
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 29:112-20. 2003
    Each year, an estimated 120,000 women in Mexico seek treatment in public hospitals for abortion-related complications--the country's fourth leading cause of maternal mortality...
  92. ncbi Glycemic and lipid control among patients with diabetes at six U.S. public hospitals
    Lisa D Chew
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Washington Harborview Medical Center, 325 9th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:1060-75. 2008
    ..While public hospital systems care for large numbers of socioeconomically vulnerable and ethnically diverse populations who have diabetes, little is known about the quality of diabetes care provided in these sites...
  93. ncbi Public hospitals: who's looking after you? The difficulties in encouraging patients to use their private health insurance in public hospitals
    Natalie Sullivan
    Prosthetic and Orthotic Services, Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre
    Aust Health Rev 25:6-14. 2002
    ..The increase in PHI coverage might also have been expected to result in an increase in the revenue earned by public hospitals as a result of treating privately insured patients...
  94. ncbi The lore about private health insurance and pressure on public hospitals
    David Cromwell
    Centre for Health Service Development, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales
    Aust Health Rev 25:72-4. 2002
  95. ncbi Improving the recruitment and return of nurses and allied health professionals: a quantitative study
    Crispin R Coombs
    Business School, Loughborough University, UK
    Health Serv Manage Res 20:22-36. 2007
    ..e. rewarding career, teamwork and a chance to help people and to get to know them. The views of family and friends regarding working for the NHS were also important as was the belief in one's ability to secure an NHS job...
  96. pmc Social inequalities in perinatal mortality in Belo Horizonte, Brazil: the role of hospital care
    Sonia Lansky
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:867-73. 2007
    ..We examined the contribution of hospital type and quality of care to perinatal mortality rates in the city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil...
  97. ncbi Multisource feedback: 360-degree assessment of professional skills of clinical directors
    Robert Palmer
    West Midlands Deanery, Birmingham, UK Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK
    Health Serv Manage Res 20:183-8. 2007
    ..A simple validated questionnaire has been developed and successfully introduced for the 360-degree assessment of clinical directors...
  98. ncbi On Sir Nigel's vision
    Mark Britnell
    University Hospital Birmingham Foundation Trust
    Health Serv J 115:17. 2005
  99. ncbi Shifting care from hospitals to the community: a review of the evidence on quality and efficiency
    Bonnie Sibbald
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 12:110-7. 2007
    ..Our aim was to review published research into the effectiveness of strategies for achieving this objective...
  100. ncbi Reforming emergency care: Primary Care Trust power in action research
    Tessa Crilly
    South Thames Research Network, London, UK
    Health Serv Manage Res 20:37-47. 2007
    ..Primary and secondary care services, in contrast, require a pragmatic model of utilization supported by a few key, readily available data items...
  101. ncbi Finding more time to care
    Jennifer Taylor
    Health Serv J 117:suppl 15-7. 2007

Research Grants44

  1. Enhanced Prescription Drug Label Design to Improve Patient Understanding and Use
    Michael 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. ..
  2. Safety Net Hospitals and Minority Access to Health Care
    Gloria Bazzoli; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..It is important for policy makers, the public, and the health industry to know what this might mean for access to care if the loss of financial support results in further safety net contraction. ..
  3. Hospital Finances and the Quality of Hospital Care
    Gloria Bazzoli; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..does public policy that affects hospital payments, especially the 1997 Balanced Budget Act and its revisions, influence hospital decisions about quality-related resources and processes and the care their patients receive? ..
  4. UNINTENDED PREGNANCY AND CONTRACEPTIVE EFFECTIVENESS
    Susheela Singh; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. FUNCTIONAL HEALTH LITERACY, COMMUNICATION, AND DIABETES
    Dean Schillinger; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. Health Services for Parasuicidal Behavior
    KATHERINE COMTOIS; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..3) Identify service utilization patterns related to system factors above and beyond patient factors (e.g., crisis services replacing outpatient as primary treatment for parasuicidal individuals). ..
  7. Modeling CJ Involvemment Among PMI
    William Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  8. Pharmacotherapy for opioid and cocaine dependence
    Bruce Rounsaville; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..4. To examine depression as a predictor of response. 5. To examine three month follow-up status after completing the treatment trial for continuation in treatment, abstinence from illicit drugs, and depressive symptoms. ..
  9. Trust and Cancer Screening in African American Women
    Elizabeth Jacobs; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..During the final year of funding, Dr Jacobs will seek external funding to further study how trust in physicians and health care institutions might contribute to current models of health belief and health behavior. ..
  10. Risk factors for medically indicated preterm birth in a Latin American population
    CLAUDIO GERARDO SOSA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The long-term goal of this research program is to develop intervention strategies that are based on the risk factors identified in the proposed study resulting in decreased morbidity and mortality. ..
  11. Building Minority Cancer Research Capacity: NMSU & FHCRC
    Beti Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This will be accomplished initially by conducting 5 pilot projects during the first three years of the grant with others to follow in years 4 and 5. ..
  12. MI-Plus: Web-Enhanced Post-MI + Cormorbidity Guidelines
    O Dale Williams; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. Boston Community Academic Mental Health Partnership
    Deborah Bowen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These efforts are steps towards achieving the change needed to expanding our knowledge to better inform the development a system of care that best meets the needs of consumers, their family members and other stakeholders. ..
  14. Innovative Breast CA Case Management for the Underserved
    Peter Raich; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. Randomized Study to Decrease Smoking in College Students
    Beti Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Durability and dissemination of the program will be structured into the project. Departments of Health in Oregon and Washington are supporting this project and contributing in-kind resources. ..
  16. Alcohol Clinical Training (ACT) Project
    Richard Saitz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  17. HEALTH PLAN RESPONSES TO MEDICARE HMO PREMIUM PAYMENTS
    RANDALL ELLIS; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Results will also be useful to policy makers in understanding how recent Medicare reforms have altered HMO premiums, competition, benefit features and the resulting Medicare enrollments. ..
  18. GLOBAL ANALYSIS OF TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE IN HEALTH CARE
    Daniel Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. GEOGRAPHIC ACCESSIBILITY OF HEALTH CARE IN RURAL AREAS
    Wilbert Gesler; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..By integrating these qualitative interpretations with the quantitative survey models the results of this study will be better able to inform rural health care planning and policy. ..
  20. HIV RISK OF MENTAL ILLNESS CLIENTS ACROSS SERVICE SITES
    Eric Wright; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  21. CESSATION IN HEAVY SMOKERS USING NRT AND ADJUVANT VIDEO
    Beti Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..With an anticipated difference of 10 percentage points between the two arms, a .05 level of significance, and 80 percent power, approximately 200 heavy smokers will need to be recruited to each arm of the study. ..
  22. Behavioral factors and dietary change in WHTFSMP
    Alok Bhargava; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Overall, the results will facilitate the design of policies for improving health of especially minority women in the United States and will be useful for analyses of the Women's Health Initiative data. ..
  23. Alzheimer Screening in Primary Care: PRISM-PC Study
    Malaz Boustani; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Future directions: We anticipate that participants'responses could guide the design of specific counseling and educational interventions to overcome a patients'reluctance to accept dementia screening. ..
  24. PERCEPTION OF RISK AND BEHAVIOR IN THE ELDERLY
    Donald Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  25. Hospital Integration and Medicare Reimbursement Policy
    Daniel Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  26. Enhancing Care for Hospitalized Older Adults with CI
    Malaz Boustani; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  27. Environmental Effects on Lung Function in Cystic Fibrosis Patients
    Christopher Goss; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Our proposal will also enhance our understanding of lung growth in CF and represents the initial phase of a program to understand environmental effects on CF lung disease. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  28. Hepatitis Care Coordination in Methadone Treatment
    Carmen L Masson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Findings from this study would be of immense value to health policy planners and would inform the implementation of initiatives to improve hepatitis services targeted to drug users. ..
  29. E-Prescribing Impact on Patient Safety, Use, and Cost
    Joel Weissman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  30. Safety of Nicotine Reduction Strategy
    Neal Benowitz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The proposed research is needed to guide governmental regulators as to how best to regulate nicotine in cigarettes and is an essential first step in examining the feasibility of a national regulation program. ..
  31. Post-Trial Access for Insured and Uninsured Participants
    Joel Weissman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  32. Pain and Misuse of Prescription Opioids in a Community-Based HIV-Infected Cohort
    Margot Kushel; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The results of this research will inform future practice to improve our understanding of risk factors for misuse and provide guidance for reducing misuse and addiction. ..
  33. COMMUNITY RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF HISPANIC CANCER PREVENTION
    Beti Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The sample sizes take into account intraclass correlation and are sufficient to examine differences among Hispanics as well as the entire Valley population. The analysis is based on intent to treat. ..
  34. Quality of Life in patients with severe Cystic Fibrosis
    Christopher Goss; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  35. Until Death Do Us Part: Careers of Caregiving Wives
    Donald Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  36. The Relation of Hospital Workload to Patient Safety
    Joel Weissman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..A second potential outcome will be to make available cost-effective screening tools for monitoring adverse events and errors. ..
  37. Measurement of Gender Differences in Disability and Care
    Kathryn Yount; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  38. Observational Cohort of HIV-Infected Persons
    James 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. ..
  39. HIV RISK REDUCTION FOR WOMEN WITH SEVERE MENTAL ILLNESS
    Pamela Collins; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..3) become knowledgeable in research design and complete pilot work for a randomized clinical trial testing the HIV preventative intervention developed by the applicant. ..
  40. Integrating HIV Resistance Data into the CNICS Cohort
    James Kahn; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In this application we focus on adding the new data elements of viral resistance to the CNICS research network..
  41. COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING IN HIGH RISK INDIVIDUALS
    Roshan Bastani; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Secondary analysis will examine the predictive value of our theoretical framework in modeling adherence behavior and psychological distress. Cost effectiveness of the intervention will also be assessed. ..
  42. Management of Vaginal Complaints: A Pilot Study within
    Matthew Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..On the other hand, the trial may support a more limited approach that avoids a pelvic examination. This could result in substantial savings of health care dollars with equivalent clinical outcomes. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  43. Informed Decision Making Regarding PSA Screening
    Roshan Bastani; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..