health resources


Summary: Available manpower, facilities, revenue, equipment, and supplies to produce requisite health care and services.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Effectiveness of pulmonary rehabilitation in reducing health resources use in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Mateu Rubí
    Respiratory Unit, Hospital Joan March, Bunyola, Spain
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:364-8. 2010
  2. pmc Incidence of WHO stage 3 and 4 conditions following initiation of anti-retroviral therapy in resource limited settings
    Andrea J Curtis
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e52019. 2012
  3. ncbi The multinational impact of migraine symptoms on healthcare utilisation and work loss
    W C Gerth
    Merck and Co, Inc, Whitehouse Station, New Jersey, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 19:197-206. 2001
  4. ncbi Effect of a standardized nurse case-management telephone intervention on resource use in patients with chronic heart failure
    Barbara Riegel
    School of Nursing, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 4158, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:705-12. 2002
  5. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of HIV treatment in resource-poor settings--the case of Côte d'Ivoire
    Sue J Goldie
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Program in Health Decision Science, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:1141-53. 2006
  6. pmc Improving a mother to child HIV transmission programme through health system redesign: quality improvement, protocol adjustment and resource addition
    Michele S Youngleson
    Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e13891. 2010
  7. pmc Health system resource gaps and associated mortality from pandemic influenza across six Asian territories
    James W Rudge
    Communicable Diseases Policy Research Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand
    PLoS ONE 7:e31800. 2012
  8. ncbi Early goal-directed therapy in the treatment of severe sepsis and septic shock
    E Rivers
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Henry Ford Health Systems, Case Western Reserve University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    N Engl J Med 345:1368-77. 2001
  9. ncbi Home monitoring remote control of pacemaker and implantable cardioverter defibrillator patients in clinical practice: impact on medical management and health-care resource utilization
    Renato Pietro Ricci
    Department of Cardiovascular Disease, San Filippo Neri Hospital, Via Martinotti 20, 00135 Rome, Italy
    Europace 10:164-70. 2008
  10. ncbi Approaches for scaling up human immunodeficiency virus testing and counseling in prevention of mother-to-child human immunodeficiency virus transmission settings in resource-limited countries
    Omotayo O Bolu
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV, Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Global AIDS Program, Prevention of Mother to Child HIV Transmission Team, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:S83-9. 2007

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  1. ncbi Effectiveness of pulmonary rehabilitation in reducing health resources use in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Mateu Rubí
    Respiratory Unit, Hospital Joan March, Bunyola, Spain
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:364-8. 2010
    ..PR is recommended in advanced COPD, but there is limited evidence on the effectiveness of PR in reducing health care resources when applied in outpatients...
  2. pmc Incidence of WHO stage 3 and 4 conditions following initiation of anti-retroviral therapy in resource limited settings
    Andrea J Curtis
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e52019. 2012
    ..To determine the incidence of WHO clinical stage 3 and 4 conditions during early anti-retroviral therapy (ART) in resource limited settings (RLS)...
  3. ncbi The multinational impact of migraine symptoms on healthcare utilisation and work loss
    W C Gerth
    Merck and Co, Inc, Whitehouse Station, New Jersey, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 19:197-206. 2001
    ..To compare self-reported healthcare resource utilisation, paid work loss, unpaid work loss and loss of effectiveness at work due to migraine in a clinic-based adult migraine population...
  4. ncbi Effect of a standardized nurse case-management telephone intervention on resource use in patients with chronic heart failure
    Barbara Riegel
    School of Nursing, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 4158, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:705-12. 2002
    ..Case management is believed to promote continuity of care and decrease hospitalization rates, although few controlled trials have tested this approach...
  5. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of HIV treatment in resource-poor settings--the case of Côte d'Ivoire
    Sue J Goldie
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Program in Health Decision Science, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:1141-53. 2006
    ..As antiretroviral therapy is increasingly used in settings with limited resources, key questions about the timing of treatment and use of diagnostic tests to guide clinical decisions must be addressed...
  6. pmc Improving a mother to child HIV transmission programme through health system redesign: quality improvement, protocol adjustment and resource addition
    Michele S Youngleson
    Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e13891. 2010
    ..We used a combination of approaches to health systems strengthening to reduce transmission of HIV from mother to infant in a multi-facility public health system in South Africa...
  7. pmc Health system resource gaps and associated mortality from pandemic influenza across six Asian territories
    James W Rudge
    Communicable Diseases Policy Research Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand
    PLoS ONE 7:e31800. 2012
    ..We aimed to estimate and compare the resource gaps, and potential mortalities associated with those gaps, for responding to pandemic influenza within and between six territories in Asia...
  8. ncbi Early goal-directed therapy in the treatment of severe sepsis and septic shock
    E Rivers
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Henry Ford Health Systems, Case Western Reserve University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    N Engl J Med 345:1368-77. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of early goal-directed therapy before admission to the intensive care unit...
  9. ncbi Home monitoring remote control of pacemaker and implantable cardioverter defibrillator patients in clinical practice: impact on medical management and health-care resource utilization
    Renato Pietro Ricci
    Department of Cardiovascular Disease, San Filippo Neri Hospital, Via Martinotti 20, 00135 Rome, Italy
    Europace 10:164-70. 2008
    ..To evaluate the impact of Home Monitoringtrade mark(HM) remote control on patient medical treatment and on health-care resource utilization...
  10. ncbi Approaches for scaling up human immunodeficiency virus testing and counseling in prevention of mother-to-child human immunodeficiency virus transmission settings in resource-limited countries
    Omotayo O Bolu
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV, Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Global AIDS Program, Prevention of Mother to Child HIV Transmission Team, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:S83-9. 2007
    ..This paper will review best practices needed for expansion of testing and counseling in PMTCT settings in resource-limited countries...
  11. ncbi Direct and indirect costs of employees with treatment-resistant and non-treatment-resistant major depressive disorder
    Jasmina I Ivanova
    Analysis Group, Inc, New York, NY 10020, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 26:2475-84. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to assess direct healthcare costs and indirect (disability and medical-related absenteeism) costs associated with TRD compared with non-treatment-resistant major depressive disorder (MDD)...
  12. ncbi Risk factors of emergency care and admissions in COPD patients with high consumption of health resources
    Juan Jose Soler
    Hospital General de Requena, Servicio de Medicina Interna, Unidad de Neumología, Paraje Casablanca s n, Requena, Valencia, Spain
    Respir Med 98:318-29. 2004
    ..FEV1/FVC < or = 70, FEV1 < or = 50%) were prospectively collected, 32 cases with high consumption of health resources (COPD-HC) and 32 controls...
  13. pmc The influence of heart disease on characteristics, quality of life, use of health resources, and costs of COPD in primary care settings
    Javier de Miguel-Díez
    Department of Pneumology, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Maranon, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 10:8. 2010
    To evaluate the influence of heart disease on clinical characteristics, quality of life, use of health resources, and costs of patients with COPD followed at primary care settings under common clinical practice conditions.
  14. ncbi Innovative newborn health technology for resource-limited environments
    L Thairu
    Public Health Program, Touro University, Vallejo, CA, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 18:117-28. 2013
    ..To review medical devices addressing newborn health in resource-poor settings, and to identify existing and potential barriers to their actual and efficient use in these settings...
  15. ncbi Factors associated with high healthcare resource utilisation among COPD patients
    Cayo García-Polo
    Clinical Management Unit of Pneumology and Allergy, Hospital Universitario Puerta del Mar, Avda Ana de Viya 21, 11009 Cadiz, Spain
    Respir Med 106:1734-42. 2012
    ..Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) places a huge economic burden on healthcare systems, especially patients with frequent exacerbations and co-morbidities...
  16. pmc Nationwide survey on resource availability for implementing current sepsis guidelines in Mongolia
    Otgon Bataar
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Central University Hospital, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    Bull World Health Organ 88:839-46. 2010
    ..To assess if secondary and tertiary hospitals in Mongolia have the resources needed to implement the 2008 Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC) guidelines...
  17. ncbi Integer/linear mathematical programming models: a tool for allocating healthcare resources
    Stephanie R Earnshaw
    RTI Health Solutions, Research Triangle Institute, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 21:839-51. 2003
  18. ncbi Respiratory-related medical expenditure and inpatient utilisation among COPD patients receiving long-acting bronchodilator therapy
    Zhun Cao
    Thomson Reuters, Cambridge, MA, USA
    J Med Econ 14:147-58. 2011
    ..To evaluate chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)-related expenditure and hospitalisation in COPD patients treated with tiotropium versus alternative long-acting bronchodilators (LABDs)...
  19. ncbi Human resource development for Vision 2020 in developing countries: a change from absolute numbers
    Feyi G Adepoju
    Department of Ophthalmology, College of Health Sciences, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria
    Eur J Ophthalmol 21:820-5. 2011
    ..To critically review the numbers, distribution, staff mix, and productivity of eye care workers (ECW) in Kwara State, north central Nigeria...
  20. ncbi Improving quality in resource poor settings: observational study from rural Rwanda
    Meera Kotagal
    Partners In Health, 888 Commonwealth Avenue, Third Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    BMJ 339:b3488. 2009
    ..In our setting, basic care processes, such monitoring vital signs, giving drugs, and laboratory testing, were performed unreliably, resulting in delays in treatment owing to lack of information needed for clinical decision making...
  21. ncbi Rationing of resources: ethical issues in disasters and epidemic situations
    Janet Y Lin
    Department of Emergency Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 24:215-21. 2009
  22. pmc Presence of medical schools may contribute to reducing breast cancer mortality and disparities
    Maria Pisu
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 4410, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 21:961-76. 2010
    ..96, CI 0.94-0.99), or being successful vs. failing (OR 1.03, CI 1.00-1.06) or vs. with disparities (OR 1.04, CI 1.01-1.07). Medical resources did not explain county type differences, but type of care available may be important...
  23. pmc Availability of critical care resources to treat patients with severe sepsis or septic shock in Africa: a self-reported, continent-wide survey of anaesthesia providers
    Inipavudu Baelani
    Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care Medicine, DOCS Hospital, Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa
    Crit Care 15:R10. 2011
    ..South Africa, Mauritius and the Northern African countries)...
  24. ncbi Incidence of pediatric traumatic brain injury and associated hospital resource utilization in the United States
    Andrew J Schneier
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Columbus Children s Research Institute, Columbus Children s Hospital, 700 Children s Dr, Columbus, Ohio 43205, USA
    Pediatrics 118:483-92. 2006
    ..The goal was to examine the influence of sociodemographic characteristics and health care system factors on the utilization of hospital resources by US children < or = 17 years of age with a diagnosis of traumatic brain injury...
  25. ncbi Systematic implementation of an advance directive program in nursing homes: a randomized controlled trial
    D W Molloy
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 283:1437-44. 2000
    ..Although advance directives are commonly used in the community, little is known about the effects of their systematic implementation...
  26. ncbi Poverty and stroke in India: a time to act
    Jeyaraj D Pandian
    Department of Neurology, Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
    Stroke 38:3063-9. 2007
    ..There also needs to be a concerted effort to ensure access to stroke care programs that are tailored to suit Indian communities and are accessible to the large majority of the population, namely the poor...
  27. ncbi [Dialogues on risks and health resources in general practice]
    Hanne Hollnagel
    Central Forskningsenhed for Almen Praksis, Afdeling for Almen Medicin, Københavns Universitet, Institut for Folkesundhedsvidenskab
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:5225-9. 2002
    The healing and preventive forces related to individuals' health resources and self-assessed knowledge have hitherto been underestimated in medicine...
  28. ncbi Costs and health resources utilization following switching to pregabalin in individuals with gabapentin-refractory neuropathic pain: a post hoc analysis
    Ana Navarro
    Primary Care Health Centre Puerta del Ángel, Madrid, Spain
    Pain Pract 12:382-93. 2012
  29. ncbi Costs of stroke using patient-level data: a critical review of the literature
    Ramon Luengo-Fernandez
    Department of Public Health, Health Economics Research Centre, University of Oxford, Oxford, USA
    Stroke 40:e18-23. 2009
    ..This study reports the results from a literature review of the costs of cerebrovascular diseases, and assesses the quality of the published evidence against a set of defined criteria...
  30. pmc Online mental health resources in rural Australia: clinician perceptions of acceptability
    Craig Sinclair
    Rural Clinical School of Western Australia, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 15:e193. 2013
    Online mental health resources have been proposed as an innovative means of overcoming barriers to accessing rural mental health services...
  31. ncbi Setting priorities for safe motherhood interventions in resource-scarce settings
    Ndola Prata
    School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 6390, USA
    Health Policy 94:1-13. 2010
    ..Guide policy-makers in prioritizing safe motherhood interventions...
  32. ncbi Associations of income with self-reported ill-health and health resources in a rural community sample of Austria
    W Freidl
    Institute of Social Medicine and Epidemiology, University of Graz
    Soz Praventivmed 46:106-14. 2001
    Three levels of health indicators (1) self-reported ill-health, (2) internal health resources, and (3) external health resources were analysed in relation to a four-category house-hold income distribution in order to describe possible ..
  33. ncbi Health resources and health strategies among older Swedish-speaking Finns--a hermeneutic study
    Gunilla Kulla
    Institution of Research and Development, Swedish Polytechnic Health Care and Social Welfare, Seriegatan 2, FIN 65 320 Vasa, Finland
    Scand J Caring Sci 20:51-7. 2006
    ..The aim of this paper was to explore the health resources and health strategies among home-dwelling Swedish-speaking Finns aged 75 or older...
  34. ncbi Gendered health resources and coping--a study from general practice
    K Malterud
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 29:183-8. 2001
    The aim of this study was to explore gender and coping in primary health care patients, by comparing self-assessed health resources in men and women.
  35. ncbi Interhospital transfer of critically ill and injured children: an evaluation of transfer patterns, resource utilization, and clinical outcomes
    Folafoluwa O Odetola
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Hosp Med 4:164-70. 2009
    ..To describe patterns of transfer, resource utilization, and clinical outcomes associated with interhospital transfer of critically ill and injured children...
  36. pmc Influences on healthcare-seeking during final illnesses of infants in under-resourced South African settings
    Alyssa Sharkey
    Health Section, United Nations Children s Fund, New York, NY 10017, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 29:379-87. 2011
  37. ncbi Medical resource use and costs of health care after acute stroke in Germany
    K Rossnagel
    Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics, Charite University Medical Center, Berlin, Germany
    Eur J Neurol 12:862-8. 2005
    ..Patients' age, severity and type of stroke influenced the total stroke-associated costs. The large economic burden of stroke indicates the need for assessing and improving efficient health care for affected patients...
  38. ncbi From a declaration of values to the creation of value in global health: a report from Harvard University's Global Health Delivery Project
    J Y Kim
    Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA
    Glob Public Health 5:181-8. 2010
    ..We report on our efforts to catalyse the study of health care delivery in resource-limited settings in the hope that this inquiry will lead to insights that can improve the health of the neediest worldwide...
  39. pmc Training and HIV-treatment scale-up: establishing an implementation research agenda
    Elizabeth A McCarthy
    Consortium for Strategic HIV Operations Research, Clinton Foundation HIV AIDS Initiative, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS Med 3:e304. 2006
  40. ncbi Cost of stroke in Australia from a societal perspective: results from the North East Melbourne Stroke Incidence Study (NEMESIS)
    H M Dewey
    National Stroke Research Institute and the Neurology Department, Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, Heidelberg, Australia
    Stroke 32:2409-16. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the patterns of resource use among stroke patients and to estimate the total costs (direct service use and indirect production losses) of stroke (excluding SAH) in Australia for 1997...
  41. ncbi [Predicting spread of new pandemic swine-origin influenza A (H1N1) in local mid-size city: evaluation of hospital bed shortage and effectiveness of vaccination]
    Shouhei Takeuchi
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Miyazaki, Miyazaki, Japan
    Nihon Eiseigaku Zasshi 65:48-52. 2010
    ..Therefore, it is most important to predict the progress of this pandemic to be able to use medical resources effectively in Japan...
  42. ncbi Inequity in health care delivery in India: the problem of rural medical practitioners
    Rashmi Kumar
    Department of Pediatrics, King George Medical University, Lucknow, UP 226003, India
    Health Care Anal 15:223-33. 2007
    ..This paper describes the profile, knowledge and some practices of the rural doctor in India and then discusses the reasons for lack of equity in health care access in rural areas and possible solutions to the problem...
  43. ncbi The effect of explicit financial incentives on physician behavior
    B S Armour
    Kerr L White Institute for Health Services Research, 315 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Suite 321, Decatur, GA 30030, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:1261-6. 2001
    ..The lack of a universally acceptable definition of quality renders it important that future researchers identify the term explicitly...
  44. pmc Pandemic influenza preparedness and health systems challenges in Asia: results from rapid analyses in 6 Asian countries
    Piya Hanvoravongchai
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:322. 2010
  45. ncbi Management patterns and health care use after intracerebral hemorrhage. a cost-of-illness study from a societal perspective in Germany
    Christian Weimar
    Department of Neurology, University of Essen, Germany
    Cerebrovasc Dis 15:29-36. 2003
    ..The aims of this study are to describe the management patterns, cost of treatment and overall resource utilization after intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) as well as the major differences to ischemic stroke (IS)...
  46. pmc Use of formal and informal mental health resources by cancer survivors: differences between rural and nonrural survivors and a preliminary test of the theory of planned behavior
    Michael A Andrykowski
    Department of Behavioral Science, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, KY 40536 0086, USA
    Psychooncology 19:1148-55. 2010
    ..The present study sought to examine use of MH resources in rural and nonrural survivors and identify factors associated with MH resource use...
  47. ncbi Autologous blood donor screening indicated a lower prevalence of viral hepatitis in East vs West Germany: epidemiological benefit from established health resources
    J Wiegand
    Medizinische Klinik and Poliklinik II, University Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    J Viral Hepat 16:743-8. 2009
    ..This approach generates data relating to the general population with special emphasis on undiagnosed cases...
  48. ncbi Pandemic influenza-implications for critical care resources in Australia and New Zealand
    Therese A Anderson
    ANZICS Research Centre for Critical Care Resources, Austin Health, Melbourne, Australia
    J Crit Care 18:173-80. 2003
    ..To quantify resource requirements (additional beds and ventilator capacity), for critical care services in the event of pandemic influenza...
  49. ncbi Determinants of resource utilization in four palliative care units
    Yaël Tibi-Levy
    Centre de Recherche en Economie et Gestion Appliquée a la Santé, Paris, France
    Palliat Med 20:95-106. 2006
    ..To assess resources mobilized per day and per patient receiving palliative care (PC) and to explain the observed cost variability...
  50. ncbi Changes in total lymphocyte count as a surrogate for changes in CD4 count following initiation of HAART: implications for monitoring in resource-limited settings
    Anish P Mahajan
    School of Medicine, Brown University, Providence, RI, 02906, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 36:567-75. 2004
    ..The total lymphocyte count (TLC) has been proposed as a surrogate marker to monitor immune response to therapy...
  51. ncbi Validity and reliability of assessments of time. Comparisons of direct observations and estimates of time by the use of the resource utilization in dementia (RUD)-instrument
    Anders Wimo
    Aging Research Center ARC, Division of Geriatric Epidemiology and Medicine, Neurotec, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge Hospital, B84, S 141 86 Stockholm, Sweden
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 44:71-81. 2007
    ..9). There was a high correlation between interview-based data and register data regarding hospital care, family physician, and district nurse visits. In conclusion, interviews may serve as a valid and reliable substitute for observations...
  52. pmc Increasing the uptake of prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV services in a resource-limited setting
    Kwasi Torpey
    Family Health International Zambia Prevention, CARE, and Treatment Partnership, Lusaka, Zambia
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:29. 2010
    ..This study sought to review uptake of prevention of mother-to-child (PMTCT) services in a resource-limited setting following the introduction of context-specific interventions...
  53. pmc Utility of CD4 cell counts for early prediction of virological failure during antiretroviral therapy in a resource-limited setting
    Motasim Badri
    The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute for Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Infect Dis 8:89. 2008
    ..However, the practical utility of CD4 cell count measurements as an alternative monitoring strategy has not been rigorously assessed...
  54. ncbi Socioeconomic instability and the availability of health resources: their effects on infant mortality rates in Macau from 1957-2006
    Moon Fai Chan
    Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    J Clin Nurs 19:884-91. 2010
    To investigate the effects of socioeconomic instability and the availability of health resources on infant mortality rate.
  55. pmc Capacity of Thailand to contain an emerging influenza pandemic
    Weerasak Putthasri
    International Health Policy Programme, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:423-32. 2009
    ..Alternatively, explicit assumptions must be made regarding allocation of scarce resources, standards of care, and priority setting during a pandemic...
  56. ncbi Randomized clinical trial of the costs of open and laparoscopic surgery for colonic cancer
    M Janson
    Department of Surgery, Centre for Surgical Sciences, Karolinska Institutet at Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Surg 91:409-17. 2004
    ..There has been no randomized clinical trial of the costs of laparoscopic colonic resection (LCR) compared with those of open colonic resection (OCR) in the treatment of colonic cancer...
  57. ncbi Physical access to primary health care in Andean Bolivia
    B Perry
    Department of Geography and Planning, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC 28608, USA
    Soc Sci Med 50:1177-88. 2000
    ..More importantly, this paper highlights the use of GIS technology as a powerful tool in improving physical accessibility in mountain areas of developing countries...
  58. pmc Status of national health research systems in ten countries of the WHO African Region
    Joses M Kirigia
    World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:135. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to take stock of some aspects of national resources for health research in the countries of the Region; identify current constraints facing national health research systems; and propose the way forward...
  59. ncbi Infant human immunodeficiency virus diagnosis in resource-limited settings: issues, technologies, and country experiences
    Tracy L Creek
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for HIV, Hepatitis, STD, TB Prevention Global AIDS Program, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:S64-71. 2007
    ..This paper reviews challenges and progress in the field and suggests ways to facilitate early infant testing in resource-limited settings...
  60. ncbi Preventing cervical cancer: stakeholder attitudes toward CareHPV-focused screening programs in Roi-et Province, Thailand
    Lee A Trope
    Program in Science, Technology and Society, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5317, USA
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 19:1432-8. 2009
    ..To assess which of the 5 CareHPV-inclusive protocols stakeholders in Roi-et Province, Thailand found (1) most preferable and (2) most beneficial to the overall goal of reducing cervical cancer...
  61. ncbi FluSurge--a tool to estimate demand for hospital services during the next pandemic influenza
    Xinzhi Zhang
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Office of Surveillance, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Med Decis Making 26:617-23. 2006
    ..To assess the impact of pandemic influenza on hospital services...
  62. ncbi Enhancing the MeSH thesaurus to retrieve French online health resources in a quality-controlled gateway
    Magaly Douyere
    CISMeF, Rouen University Hospital, Medical School, University of Rouen, Rouen, France
    Health Info Libr J 21:253-61. 2004
    ..In this context, several health gateways have been developed. Among them, CISMeF (Catalogue and Index of Health Resources in French) was designed to catalogue and index health resources in French...
  63. ncbi Ability of regional hospitals to meet projected avian flu pandemic surge capacity requirements
    Raymond P Ten Eyck
    Center for Global Health Systems, Management, and Policy, Department of Community Medicine, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Kettering, Ohio 45420, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 23:103-12. 2008
    ..Renewed concerns for infectious disease threats, particularly from a potential avian flu pandemic perspective, have emphasized the need to be prepared for a prolonged surge that could last six to eight weeks...
  64. ncbi Scaling up antiretroviral therapy in Malawi-implications for managing other chronic diseases in resource-limited countries
    Anthony D Harries
    International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Paris, France
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 52:S14-6. 2009
  65. ncbi The impact of somatization on the use of gastrointestinal health-care resources in patients with irritable bowel syndrome
    Brennan M R Spiegel
    Division of Gastroenterology, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:2262-73. 2005
    ..We sought to determine whether higher levels of somatization are associated with higher levels of gastrointestinal (GI) resource utilization in IBS...
  66. ncbi [Bipolar disorder in Spain: functional status and resource use on the basis of the Spanish sample of the observational, Pan European EMBLEM study]
    Alonso Montoya
    Laboratorios Eli Lilly, Madrid, Espana
    Vertex 18:13-9. 2007
    ..There are very few data as to the social and occupational adaptation of patients with bipolar disorder in Spain and even less is known about the resource use they generate...
  67. ncbi Screen-and-treat approaches for cervical cancer prevention in low-resource settings: a randomized controlled trial
    Lynette Denny
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    JAMA 294:2173-81. 2005
    ..Non-cytology-based screen-and-treat approaches for cervical cancer prevention have been developed for low-resource settings, but few have directly addressed efficacy...
  68. pmc How are health professionals earning their living in Malawi?
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi, College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:97. 2006
    ..Oftentimes however, it is the reasons for the out-migration that have been described in the literature. The work and domestic situations of those health professionals continuing to serve in their posts have not been adequately studied...
  69. ncbi Medical resource use among patients treated for bipolar disorder: a retrospective, cross-sectional, descriptive analysis
    Monika Stender
    GlaxoSmithKline Research and Development, Greenford, Middlesex, United Kingdom
    Clin Ther 24:1668-76. 2002
    ..Detailed assessments of the direct costs related to bipolar disorder and of the burden it places on the health care system are limited...
  70. ncbi Economic costs of diabetes in the US in 2002
    Paul Hogan
    Lewin Group, Inc, Falls Church, Virginia, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:917-32. 2003 estimate the direct medical and indirect productivity-related costs attributable to diabetes and 2). to calculate and compare the total and per capita medical expenditures for people with and without diabetes...
  71. ncbi Challenges in implementing CD4 testing in resource-limited settings
    Trevor Peter
    Clinton Foundation HIV AIDS Initiative, 225 Water Street, Quincy, Massachusetts 02169, USA
    Cytometry B Clin Cytom 74:S123-30. 2008
    ..The lessons learned from dealing with these challenges have helped strengthen existing laboratory systems for other diagnostics. They may also facilitate the implementation of new diagnostics in future...
  72. ncbi Irritable bowel syndrome, health care use, and costs: a U.S. managed care perspective
    George F Longstreth
    Southern California Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Plan, San Diego, California, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:600-7. 2003
  73. pmc Expanding antiretroviral options in resource-limited settings--a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Eran Bendavid
    Department of Medicine, Center for Health Policy and Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 52:106-13. 2009
    ..The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of increasing the number of antiretroviral regimens is unknown...
  74. ncbi Prevalence, comorbidity and impact of irritable bowel syndrome in Norway
    Per Olav Vandvik
    Department of Medicine, Innlandet Hospital Health Authority, Gjøvik, Norway
    Scand J Gastroenterol 41:650-6. 2006
    ..To study the prevalence of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and its comorbidity in a Norwegian adult population...
  75. ncbi Internet health resources: from quality to trust
    K Lampe
    Finnish Office for Health Care Technology Assessment, STAKES, Helsinki, Finland
    Methods Inf Med 42:134-42. 2003
    Quality of online health resources remains a much debated topic, despite considerable international efforts. The lack of a systematic and comprehensive conceptual analysis is hindering further progress...
  76. ncbi Cost/DALY averted in a small hospital in Sierra Leone: what is the relative contribution of different services?
    Richard A Gosselin
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    World J Surg 30:505-11. 2006
    ..A cost-effective analysis (CEA) can be a useful tool to guide resource allocation decisions. However, there is a dearth of evidence on the cost/disability-adjusted life year (DALY) averted by health facilities in the developing world...
  77. pmc An occupational health intervention programme for workers at high risk for sickness absence. Cost effectiveness analysis based on a randomised controlled trial
    S Taimela
    Evalua International, PO Box 35, FIN 01531 Vantaa, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 65:242-8. 2008
  78. pmc Programme budgeting and marginal analysis: bridging the divide between doctors and managers
    Danny Ruta
    School of Population and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AA
    BMJ 330:1501-3. 2005
  79. ncbi Developing laboratory systems and infrastructure for HIV scale-up: A tool for health systems strengthening in resource-limited settings
    Jessica E Justman
    Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 52:S30-3. 2009
    ..We briefly describe ongoing efforts to integrate HIV laboratory support into HIV care and treatment systems, thereby strengthening laboratory systems in support of both HIV scale-up and overall health systems strengthening...
  80. ncbi Deprivation and mortality: the implications of spatial autocorrelation for health resources allocation
    V Lorant
    Health Sociology and Economics Unit, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Soc Sci Med 53:1711-9. 2001
    ..Future ecological models intended to inform health resources allocation need to pay greater attention to the spatial dimension of the data used.
  81. pmc Differences in one-year health outcomes and resource utilization by definition of prolonged mechanical ventilation: a prospective cohort study
    Christopher E Cox
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Crit Care 11:R9. 2007
    ..To better understand the implications of PMV provision, we compared one-year health outcomes between two common definitions of PMV as well as between PMV patients and those ventilated for shorter periods of time...
  82. ncbi Health profiles, lifestyles and use of health resources by the immigrant population resident in Spain
    P Carrasco-Garrido
    Unit of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Rey Juan Carlos University, Alcorcon, Madrid
    Eur J Public Health 17:503-7. 2007
    Our study aimed at describing the health profiles, life styles and use of health resources by the immigrant population resident in Spain.
  83. ncbi [National health resources for highly specialised medicine]
    Dag Bratlid
    Det medisinske fakultet, Norges Teknisk Naturvitenskapelige Universitet, 7006 Trondheim
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:2976-9. 2005
    In order to monitor quality and efficiency in the use of health resources for highly specialised medicine, a National Professional Council has since 1990 advised the Norwegian health authorities on the establishing and localisation of ..
  84. ncbi Patient based 'burden-of-illness' in Swedish primary health care. Applying the Johns Hopkins ACG case-mix system in a retrospective study of electronic patient records
    L Carlsson
    Centre for Development of Health Services, Stockholm County Council, Sweden
    Int J Health Plann Manage 17:269-82. 2002
    ..The ACG should be a driving force in the development of health indices in both national and international comparisons, as a result of its focus on the health status of patients and populations instead of on diagnoses and diseases...
  85. ncbi Cost effectiveness of the Expert Patients Programme (EPP) for patients with chronic conditions
    G Richardson
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, Heslington, York, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:361-7. 2008
    ..To assess the cost effectiveness of the Expert Patients Programme (EPP) intervention compared to a treatment as usual alternative...
  86. ncbi Low output from health professionals training schools contributing to human resources crisis in Malawi
    A S Muula
    Cent Afr J Med 51:107-8. 2005
  87. ncbi Valuation of life in old and very old age: the role of sociodemographic, social, and health resources for positive adaptation
    Daniela Jopp
    School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Gerontologist 48:646-58. 2008
  88. ncbi Estimating the resource needs of scaling-up HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis interventions in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review for national policy makers and planners
    Anna Vassall
    Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Policy 79:1-15. 2006
    ..Those making national resource estimates can learn from the experience of global estimation. Concurrently, global resource estimates can build on the evidence emerging from improved national resource estimates...
  89. ncbi National analysis of in-hospital resource utilization in choledocholithiasis management using propensity scores
    B K Poulose
    Section of Surgical Sciences, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, A 1124 Medical Center North, 1161 21st Avenue, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Surg Endosc 20:186-90. 2006
    ..The power of this method lies in balancing groups on variables by PS, resulting in 90% bias reduction and improved inferential validity compared to traditional analytic techniques...
  90. ncbi Urologic diseases in America project: trends in resource use for urinary tract infections in women
    Tomas L Griebling
    Department of Urology and the Center on Aging, University of Kansas, Kansas City 66160, USA
    J Urol 173:1281-7. 2005
    ..Urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the most common clinical diagnoses in women. In this study we examined epidemiological, economic and health care use trends for UTI in women in the United States...
  91. ncbi Economic cost of Guillain-Barré syndrome in the United States
    P D Frenzen
    Economic Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, 1800 M Street, N W, Washington, DC 20036 5831, USA
    Neurology 71:21-7. 2008
    ..This study estimated the annual economic cost of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) in the United States in 2004, including the direct costs of medical care and the indirect costs due to lost productivity and premature death...
  92. ncbi Health care costs attributable to the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis
    J Sørensen
    CAST Centre for Applied Health Services Research and Technology Assessment, University of Southern Denmark, Odense Denmark
    Scand J Rheumatol 33:399-404. 2004
  93. ncbi Estimating resource use and cost of prophylactic management of neutropenia with filgrastim
    L Annemans
    HEDM, Meise, Belgium
    J Nurs Manag 13:265-74. 2005
    ..77 Euros for a patient without febrile neutropenia, excluding drug costs. With the activity-based costing method it is possible to accurately demonstrate cost savings in the management of neutropenia using the newer drug therapies...
  94. ncbi Societal burden and economics of vascular dementia: preliminary results from a Swedish-population-based study
    Anders Wimo
    Neurotec, Division of Geriatric Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int Psychogeriatr 15:251-6. 2003
    ..The cost from a societal perspective was 23% higher for patients with VaD compared with patients with Alzheimer's disease ( p = .02)...
  95. ncbi Carvedilol reduces the costs of medical care in severe heart failure: an economic analysis of the COPERNICUS study applied to the United Kingdom
    Simon Stewart
    Division of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, City East Campus, Adelaide 5000, Australia
    Int J Cardiol 100:143-9. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the effects of carvedilol on the costs related to the treatment of severe chronic heart failure (CHF)...
  96. ncbi Economic and utilization outcomes associated with choice of treatment for venous thromboembolism in hospitalized patients
    Kevin K Knight
    Cerner Health Insights, Beverly Hills, CA 90212, USA
    Value Health 8:191-200. 2005
  97. ncbi Epidemiology and economic burden of brain metastases among patients with primary breast cancer: results from a US claims data analysis
    Elise M Pelletier
    Health Economics and Outcomes Research HEOR, IMS Consulting, 311 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 108:297-305. 2008
    ..To estimate the incidence, prevalence, and economic burden of secondary breast cancer brain metastases (BCBM) among a US-based population of patients with primary breast cancer...
  98. ncbi Hospital and outpatient health services utilization among HIV-infected adults in care 2000-2002
    John A Fleishman
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Med Care 43:III40-52. 2005
    ..Rapid changes in HIV epidemiology and antiretroviral therapy may have resulted in recent changes in patterns of healthcare utilization...
  99. ncbi Methodological design for economic evaluation in Public Access Defibrillation (PAD) trial
    Graham Nichol
    Harborview Center for Prehospital Research and Training, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Am Heart J 150:202-8. 2005
    ..Our objective is to describe the rationale and methods for the economic analysis of the PAD trial. The objective of this analysis is to assess whether automated external defibrillators (AEDs) use by lay responders is good value for money...
  100. ncbi Infliximab use in Crohn's disease: impact on health care resources in the UK
    Derek P Jewell
    Gastroenterology Unit, University of Oxford, Sheffield, UK
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 17:1047-52. 2005
    ..To quantify the impact of infliximab therapy on health care resource utilization in the UK...
  101. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of advising the use of topical or oral ibuprofen for knee pain; the TOIB study [ISRCTN: 79353052]
    E Castelnuovo
    Centre for Health Sciences, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 47:1077-81. 2008
    ..The ingredient cost of topical preparations is typically more than oral preparations, but could save costs because they have fewer adverse effects. A cost-utility study is needed to decide on their comparative cost effectiveness...

Research Grants82

  1. Global Summit on International Breast Health-Implementation
    Benjamin Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The resulting 2007 Implementation Guidelines will serve as a practical medical tool providing functional real world examples of "how to implement" best practices with limited health care resources. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  2. Prediciting Severe Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia
    Ron Keren; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. Variations of care in older men with prostate cancer
    Ravishankar Jayadevappa; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will use Instrumental variable approach to address the issues related to the selection bias.The outcome of this study will generate preliminary results and a working model leading to a RO1. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  4. The Role of Inflammation and Parity on GDM and Type 2 DM
    Wanda Nicholson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This award will give Dr. Nicholson the dedicated time and experience she needs to develop into an independent clinical investigator [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  5. Evaluating the Effectiveness of Lung Cancer Treatment in the Elderly
    Juan Wisnivesky; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The findings from this project will provide information that can directly impact the care of elderly patients with NSCLC and inform the design of future trials of lung cancer treatment strategies. ..
  6. Prognosis and Effectiveness of Advanced Lung Cancer Treatment in the Elderly
    Juan P Wisnivesky; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study will provide information regarding the efficacy of several therapies and may help resolve several controversies regarding the staging and treatment of elderly patients with advanced stage lung cancer. ..
  7. Developing Health Behaviors in Middle Adolescence
    DONNA LYNN REW; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DONNA REW; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The expected outcome is an effective, brief intervention for promoting sexual health that can be delivered to homeless adolescents in an unsheltered environment. ..
    Mary Charlson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. A Longitudinal Study of Health Risk Behavior in Youth
    DONNA REW; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
    Scott Ramsey; Fiscal Year: 2002
  12. A Genetic Screening Policy Model for Colorectal Cancer
    Scott Ramsey; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The model will incorporate QOL information from Aim 2, along with family history, clinical, and screening information from the Seattle CFR. ..
    Patricia Cowper; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Outcomes in high-risk patients, such as the elderly, will be specifically examined. This research will contribute to ongoing efforts to evaluate the impact of changing patterns of care delivery on the quality of care. ..
  14. co-Trimoxazole in Zambian Infants (TZI)
    CHRISTOPHER GILL; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. Alzheimer's Disease Prevention Trial with Estrogens
    Mary Sano; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This trial may represent the very last chance to determine if estrogen can have a benefit in dementia prevention and memory protection. ..
  16. Screening for Ovarian Cancer: Psychobehavioral Outcomes
    Michael Andrykowski; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  17. Psychometrics of a MH Cultural Competency Scale
    Carole Siegel; Fiscal Year: 2007
  18. Anti-Adenosine Therapy of Neonatal Brain Injury
    Scott Rivkees; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It is anticipated that these studies will lead to novel and practical strategies for directly preventing brain injury. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  19. Individualizing Diabetes Care for Older People
    Elbert 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. ..
  20. Mechanisms of plasticity at the Mossy Fiber Synapse
    Anis Contractor; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These studies will provide new insight relevant to synaptic transmission and memory processes in the mammalian brain. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  21. The Effects of Community Social and Built Environment on Physical Activity
    Ming Wen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..the community level?; and 5) How are the above relationships sensitive to geographic aggregation levels of community? What are the most appropriate aggregation levels relevant to physical activity? [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  22. Fitness of Enfuvirtide-(T-20)-Resistant HIV-1
    Daniel Kuritzkes; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Results of these studies will provide a deeper understanding of the molecular, virologic, and clinical consequences ofT-20 resistance, and may help guide the use of T-20 in salvage therapy. ..
  23. UAB/BVAMC Clinical Center in COPD
    Mark Dransfield; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These Investigators have expertise in COPD, Clinical Research and Study Design, Behavioral Science, Epidemiology, and Statistics. ..
  24. International Clinical Trials Unit
    John Bartlett; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  25. Cost Effectiveness of Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation (AF)
    Matthew Reynolds; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Once all of this data is collected, the necessary inputs will combined in a Markov model comparing AF ablation with antiarrhythmic drug therapy, and atrio-ventricular junctional ablation with pacemaker implantation. ..
  26. Dose-response of cranberry in women with recurrent UTIs
    Lynn Stothers; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  27. Adenosinergic Mechanisms of Intrauterine Growth Retardation
    Scott A Rivkees; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The goals of this proposal are to identify the mechanisms by which adenosine acts to protect the embryo in utero and how altered embryonic adenosine action leads to long-term adverse effects in adulthood. ..
  28. Religious responses to HIV/AIDS in Brazil
    Richard Parker; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The extensive and in depth fieldwork is necessary given the scope of the project and its goal of assessing the role of religious organizations in the country's mobilization in response to AIDS. ..
  29. Optimizing strategies for universal HIV testing
    Rochelle P Walensky; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The scientific basis for early detection of HIV infection and aggressive linkage to care has been successfully laid. The challenge now is to identify effective, affordable, and cost-effective implementation mechanisms. ..
  30. Proactive Primary Dementia Care
    Richard H Fortinsky; Fiscal Year: 2010
  31. Impact of sleepiness on heart failure self-care
    Barbara Riegel; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This study is expected to expand existing knowledge and clarify our understanding of the mechanisms linking EDS, failed self-care, poor HRQL, and unplanned hospitalizations in persons with heart failure. ..
  32. Dose of Early Therapeutic Mobility: Does Type or Frequency of Activity Matter?
    Chris Winkelman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study is a preliminary step in the investigation of the optimal "dose" of ETM activity in mechanically ventilated patients and has the potential to improve recovery from critical illness. ..
  33. Increasing Access to HIV Trials for Rural Minorities
    Giselle Corbie Smith; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In Phase 3 we will conduct a single site, 12 month assessment of the individual enrollment session and mobile unit alone and in combination using a 3 arm experimental design. ..
  34. Modeling Benefits and Costs of Prison-Based Substance Abuse Treatment
    GARY ZARKIN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..2005a). Results will help policy makers make better judgments about the allocation of funding to prison-based drug treatment resources. ..
  35. Pharmaceutical Case Management and Living Well with a Disability
    Elizabeth Chrischilles; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Prescription dispensing records and medical records will be the data source for rating medication use quality using standardized guidelines. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  36. Culturally Responsive Person-Centered Care for Psychosis
    Larry Davidson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..If successful in the state of Connecticut, the project will offer a model that then can be replicated throughout the country to enhance care for this historically underserved population. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  37. Is Cerebral Malaria a Risk Factor for Epilepsy?
    Gretchen Birbeck; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Terrie Taylor resides. ..
  38. HCV Treatment Cost-Effectiveness in 3 IDU Populations
    BRUCE SCHACKMAN; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  39. Epidemiology and Impact of Hepatitis C in the Community
    W Ray Kim; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  40. Protective Factors in Urban Children with Asthma
    Daphne Koinis Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Results will be used to design a culturally sensitive asthma intervention to enhance asthma management behaviors of ethnic minority, urban and poor families. ..
  41. RCT of Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy in OA
    Jeffrey Katz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..If funded, these planning activities would enable us initiate the full trial with minimal delay. ..
    Charles Bombardier; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Secondary hypotheses to be tested include whether sertraline leads to greater improvement in neuropsychological test performance, post-concussive symptoms and self-reported health status as measured by the SF 36. ..
    Scott Rivkees; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We anticipate these studies will lead to new insights into the mechanisms of A1AR action. We also anticipate that these studies will identify A1ARs as an important regulator of axon growth. ..
    William Bailey; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Such screening procedures can lead to decreases in asthma morbidity and mortality by identifying children with undiagnosed asthma. ..
  45. Alcohol Clinical Training (ACT) Project
    Richard Saitz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    Vicki Freedman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Answers to these questions will provide critical information on the underlying process by which older disabled persons and their families cope with disability over time. ..
    Marshall Chin; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  48. Florida Model for Oral Cancer Control, Phase I
    Scott Tomar; Fiscal Year: 2003
  49. Review of the Massachusetts Behavioral Health Program
    Donald Shepard; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..To address these objectives, this review will conduct a scientific conference, a policy conference, and produce a proceedings report and an edited journal edition. ..
  50. Consumer Influences of Treatment of Depression
    Richard Kravitz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..e., should DTCA be further regulated?) while also contributing to our understanding of the social influences on diagnosis and treatment of depression in primary care settings. ..
  51. Treatment Models for Primary and Chronic HIV Infection
    Rochelle Walensky; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Rochelle Walensky with a firm basis for career development as an independent, patient-oriented clinical researcher at the interface of these critical areas. ..
    Richard Schulz; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Mortality rates among care-recipients are high enough in this study to enable us to examine the effects of bereavement in a relatively large sample of elderly spousal pairs. ..
    John Bartlett; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The applicants anticipate that Duke will continue as an efficient, cost-effective ACTU that contributes to the ACTG scientific agenda. ..
  54. Integrated Care for Depression and Chronic Back Pain
    Michael Von Korff; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
    Phyllis Solomon; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..To increase externally funded research in the School of Social Work on clinical service interventions and service system interventions for adults with SMI. ..
    Ana Diez Roux; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The investigators point ut that the proposed study builds on existing cohort studies of cardiovascular disease to explore hypotheses relevant to understanding the factors contributing to SES differences in CVD risk. ..
  57. Promoting Condom Use Among African American Males
    Stephen Kennedy; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
    Sandra Dunbar; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  59. Adoption & Implementation of Naltrexone in Priv Tx Ctrs
    Carrie Oser; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Organizational-level factors, internal organizational structure, externalities, and stated reasons for adoption, will be the major concepts included in predicting adopter categorization. ..
    Carol Dashiff; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Model fit will be evaluated by several methods, including goodness of fit and diagnostic plots of individual subject slopes. ..
  61. TeleCare Management of Pain and Depression in Cancer
    Kurt Kroenke; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Furthermore, if proven effective for depression and pain, TCM could readily be expanded to reducing barriers and improving care of other cancer-related symptoms. ..
  62. Effect of Massage on Chronic Low Back Pain
    Daniel Cherkin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The findings will help physicians make informed and confident referrals, consumers and insurers make safe and cost-effective choices, and massage schools make responsible curriculum decisions. ..
    Kurt Kroenke; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
    Sara Olson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This study will provide data on genetic susceptibility in endometrial cancer in conjunction with established risk factors, as well as the first epidemiologic data on the more lethal serous and clear cell tumors. ..
  65. Course and risk factors for depression in late life
    Hillary R Bogner; Fiscal Year: 2010
  66. Measurement of Gender Differences in Disability and Care
    Kathryn Yount; Fiscal Year: 2002
    Noreen Clark; Fiscal Year: 2001
  68. Improving Self Management and Outcomes in Heart Failure Patients with Diabetes
    Sandra B Dunbar; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The outcomes to be measured are knowledge, self efficacy, and self care behaviors, biomarkers of heart failure and diabetes, and health resource use. ..
  69. Faith-Based Breast Cancer Screening Intervention
    LANA SUE KA OPUA; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  70. Relaxation-related CAM Therapies for Chronic Back Pain
    Daniel Cherkin; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..At the conclusion of this project, we will be well positioned to prepare a competitive grant proposal to evaluate relaxation-related CAM therapies for treating both older and younger adults with chronic low back pain. ..
  71. Economic Evaluations of Emerging Genomic Tests for Early Stage Breast Cancer
    YA CHEN SHIH; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..To estimate the budgetary impact of the emerging pharmacogenomic prognostic and/or predictive tests [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  72. Evaluation of the Control of HIV After a Prison Amnesty in Taiwan
    Kenrad Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] The collaboration is between the Bloomberg School of Public Health of Johns Hopkins University and the Center for Disease Control in Taiwan. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  73. Screening Services in the Pediatric Emergency Department
    Jacqueline Grupp Phelan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Utilizing information about risk factors from study one, and information from the literature, this study will examine screening strategies for children who present to the ED with mental illness. ..
  74. Housing Status/Stability and HIV Risk among Drug Users
    Julia Dickson Gomez; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  75. Economic Evaluation of Addiction Services
    JENNIFER RUGER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  76. School-Based Approaches to Help Pre-Teens Manage Asthma
    Noreen Clark; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Asthma rates for this age group continue to rise and the problems associated with the disease are especially difficult in poor communities. This study will assess innovative interventions for low-income minority preteens with asthma. ..
    Jon Tyson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This program is likely to be cost-effective in developing productive clinical investigators "who are competitive in seeking research support and knowledgeable about the complex issues associated with ... sound clinical research." ..
    Kenrad Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Through the transfer of technology for HCV research to our collaborators, we hope to focus on understanding the biology and epidemiology of HCV and the development of more effective prevention of HCV. ..
    Noreen Clark; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  80. Epidemiology of Hep E Virus Infections in Bangladesh
    Kenrad Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  81. Efficacy of Acupuncture for Chronic Low Back Pain
    Daniel Cherkin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Results of this study will provide the clearest evidence to date about the value of acupuncture needling as a treatment for chronic low back pain. ..