patient care management

Summary

Summary: Generating, planning, organizing, and administering medical and nursing care and services for patients.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Risk of coronary artery disease in type 2 diabetes and the delivery of care consistent with the chronic care model in primary care settings: a STARNet study
    Michael L Parchman
    Veterans Affairs HSR and D, South Texas Veterans Health Care System Verdict, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas 78229 4404, USA
    Med Care 45:1129-34. 2007
  2. ncbi Report on the muscular dystrophy campaign workshop: exercise in neuromuscular diseases Newcastle, January 2002
    Michelle Eagle
    Newcastle Muscle Centre, Institute of Genetics, International Centre for Life, NE1 3BZ, Newcastle, UK
    Neuromuscul Disord 12:975-83. 2002
  3. pmc Impact of a web-based personally controlled health management system on influenza vaccination and health services utilization rates: a randomized controlled trial
    Annie Y S Lau
    Centre for Health Informatics, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 19:719-27. 2012
  4. ncbi Physician management preferences for cardiac patients: factors affecting referral to cardiac rehabilitation
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto General Hospital
    Can J Cardiol 20:1101-7. 2004
  5. doi Coordinating care--a perilous journey through the health care system
    Thomas Bodenheimer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:1064-71. 2008
  6. ncbi Psychosocial assessment following self-harm: results from the multi-centre monitoring of self-harm project
    Navneet Kapur
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, Williamson Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    J Affect Disord 106:285-93. 2008
  7. pmc Reducing suicidal ideation and depression in older primary care patients: 24-month outcomes of the PROSPECT study
    George S Alexopoulos
    Department of Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College, 21 Bloomingdale Rd, White Plains, NY 10605, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 166:882-90. 2009
  8. ncbi A taxonomy for disease management: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association Disease Management Taxonomy Writing Group
    Harlan M Krumholz
    Yale University, USA
    Circulation 114:1432-45. 2006
  9. ncbi A three-component model for reengineering systems for the treatment of depression in primary care
    Thomas E Oxman
    Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, NH 03756, USA
    Psychosomatics 43:441-50. 2002
  10. pmc Connection, regulation, and care plan innovation: a case study of four nursing homes
    CATHLEEN S COLON-EMERIC
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, and the Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 31:337-46. 2006

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Publications228 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Risk of coronary artery disease in type 2 diabetes and the delivery of care consistent with the chronic care model in primary care settings: a STARNet study
    Michael L Parchman
    Veterans Affairs HSR and D, South Texas Veterans Health Care System Verdict, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas 78229 4404, USA
    Med Care 45:1129-34. 2007
    ..Modifiable risks for coronary heart disease (CHD) in type 2 diabetes include glucose, blood pressure, lipid control, and smoking. The chronic care model (CCM) provides an organizational framework for improving these outcomes...
  2. ncbi Report on the muscular dystrophy campaign workshop: exercise in neuromuscular diseases Newcastle, January 2002
    Michelle Eagle
    Newcastle Muscle Centre, Institute of Genetics, International Centre for Life, NE1 3BZ, Newcastle, UK
    Neuromuscul Disord 12:975-83. 2002
  3. pmc Impact of a web-based personally controlled health management system on influenza vaccination and health services utilization rates: a randomized controlled trial
    Annie Y S Lau
    Centre for Health Informatics, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 19:719-27. 2012
    ..To assess the impact of a web-based personally controlled health management system (PCHMS) on the uptake of seasonal influenza vaccine and primary care service utilization among university students and staff...
  4. ncbi Physician management preferences for cardiac patients: factors affecting referral to cardiac rehabilitation
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto General Hospital
    Can J Cardiol 20:1101-7. 2004
    ..Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is an evidence-based intervention that has been shown to reduce both morbidity and mortality. However, CR is widely underused due to multiple factors, including physician referral practices...
  5. doi Coordinating care--a perilous journey through the health care system
    Thomas Bodenheimer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:1064-71. 2008
  6. ncbi Psychosocial assessment following self-harm: results from the multi-centre monitoring of self-harm project
    Navneet Kapur
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, Williamson Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    J Affect Disord 106:285-93. 2008
    ..Research exploring the factors associated with assessment and non-assessment is sparse. It is unclear how assessment relates to subsequent outcome...
  7. pmc Reducing suicidal ideation and depression in older primary care patients: 24-month outcomes of the PROSPECT study
    George S Alexopoulos
    Department of Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College, 21 Bloomingdale Rd, White Plains, NY 10605, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 166:882-90. 2009
    ..This is the first report of outcomes over a 2-year period...
  8. ncbi A taxonomy for disease management: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association Disease Management Taxonomy Writing Group
    Harlan M Krumholz
    Yale University, USA
    Circulation 114:1432-45. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi A three-component model for reengineering systems for the treatment of depression in primary care
    Thomas E Oxman
    Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, NH 03756, USA
    Psychosomatics 43:441-50. 2002
    ..The three-component model is bound together by a common depression diagnostic and severity measure that facilitates communication and treatment decisions...
  10. pmc Connection, regulation, and care plan innovation: a case study of four nursing homes
    CATHLEEN S COLON-EMERIC
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, and the Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 31:337-46. 2006
    ..Interventions which improve staff connectedness may improve resident outcomes...
  11. ncbi Improving communication in the ICU using daily goals
    Peter Pronovost
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Surgery and Health Policy and Management, Center for Innovations in Quality Patient Care, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Crit Care 18:71-5. 2003
    ..Clear communication is imperative if teams in any industry expect to make improvements. An estimated 85% of errors across industries result from communication failures...
  12. ncbi Stepped collaborative care for primary care patients with persistent symptoms of depression: a randomized trial
    W Katon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington Medical School, Seattle 98195, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 56:1109-15. 1999
    ..Despite improvements in the accuracy of diagnosing depression and use of medications with fewer side effects, many patients treated with antidepressant medications by primary care physicians have persistent symptoms...
  13. ncbi American Association of Community Psychiatrists' principles for managing transitions in behavioral health services
    Wesley E Sowers
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 304 Wood Street, Fifth Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:1271-5. 2004
    ..These guidelines can be used to help form transition plans, quality improvement initiatives, and program evaluations...
  14. pmc Remission in depressed geriatric primary care patients: a report from the PROSPECT study
    George S Alexopoulos
    Department of Psychiatry, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:718-24. 2005
    ..In addition, it sought to identify risk factors for nonremission that could guide treatment planning and referral to care managers or specialists...
  15. ncbi [Timing and choice of intervention in necrotising pancreatitis]
    M G H Besselink
    afd Heelkunde, Universitair Medisch Centrum Utrecht, Huispost G04 228, Postbus 85 500, 3508 GA Utrecht
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:501-6. 2005
    ..In 2002, to improve the treatment of patients with acute (necrotising) pancreatitis via a combination of research, consultation and centralisation, the Dutch Acute Pancreatitis Study Group was formed...
  16. ncbi Evidence-based careflow management systems: the case of post-stroke rehabilitation
    S Panzarasa
    Laboratoria di Informatica Medica, Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica, Universita di Pavia, Via Ferrata 1, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    J Biomed Inform 35:123-39. 2002
    ..After an intensive testing in a research laboratory, the system is now in the process of being transferred in a real working setting with the full support of its future users...
  17. ncbi Tips for managing chronic pain. Implementing the latest guidelines
    Dawn A Marcus
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, USA
    Postgrad Med 113:49-50, 55-6, 59-60 passim. 2003
    ..This discussion offers practical tips for managing patients with chronic pain and reducing staff burnout. The author also dispels various myths about chronic pain and focuses on the effective management of its comorbidities...
  18. ncbi Dietetics professionals' role in the changing face of America's health care: the chronic care model
    Kelletta Blackburn
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:346-7. 2005
  19. ncbi Lessons from ALLHAT. Are low budget diuretics first line therapy in hypertension?
    T Unger
    Center for Cardiovascular Research Institut für Pharmakologie und Toxikologie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Hessische Strasse 3 4, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Z Kardiol 93:349-56. 2004
    ..In this role they could only do good and not cause any damage...
  20. ncbi [Therapy resistance to antidepressants. Definition, prevalence, predictors, and interventional possibilities]
    H J Moller
    Psychiatrische Klinik, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat, Munchen
    Nervenarzt 75:499-515; quiz 516-7. 2004
    ..This applies particularly when the therapeutic aim is complete relief from symptoms, not merely response. This article presents an overview of the definitions and epidemiologic, predictive, and therapeutic aspects of the problem...
  21. ncbi [Triple surgery. Keratoplasty combined with cataract extraction and intraocular lens implantation]
    E M Messmer
    Augenklinik, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat, Munchen
    Ophthalmologe 101:549-53. 2004
    ....
  22. ncbi Health supervision for children with Turner syndrome
    Jaime L Frias
    Pediatrics 111:692-702. 2003
    ..This report also discusses interactions with expectant parents who have been given the prenatal diagnosis of Turner syndrome and have been referred for advice...
  23. ncbi Initiation and monitoring of class III antiarrhythmic agents
    Scott Freeland
    From the Department of Pharmacy Services, St Vincent Hospital and Health Services, Indianapolis, Indiana 46260, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 14:S291-5. 2003
    ....
  24. ncbi Initiatives to improve outcomes for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Chris Fehrenbach
    Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust
    Prof Nurse 20:43-5. 2005
    ..This article looks at schemes to help professionals and patients manage this life-threatening condition by improving symptoms and preventing exacerbations...
  25. ncbi [Diagnosis and therapy of sexual disorders. An interdisciplinary challenge]
    H A G Bosinski
    Sexualmedizinische Forschungs und Beratungsstelle am Univ Klinikum Schleswig Holstein Campus Kiel
    Urologe A 43:279-84. 2004
    ..Moreover, clinical practice reveals that to focus simply on "fixing the function" could fail the needs of the patient and his or her partner...
  26. ncbi Management of Adult Stroke Rehabilitation Care: a clinical practice guideline
    Pamela W Duncan
    Stroke 36:e100-43. 2005
  27. ncbi Reducing suicidal ideation and depressive symptoms in depressed older primary care patients: a randomized controlled trial
    Martha L Bruce
    Department of Psychiatry, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, White Plains, NY, USA
    JAMA 291:1081-91. 2004
    ..Depression is the strongest risk factor for late-life suicide and for suicide's precursor, suicidal ideation...
  28. ncbi Audit of primary care angina management in Sandwell, England
    A Stewart
    School of Health, University of Wolverhampton, 62 68 Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton WV1 1SB, England
    J R Soc Promot Health 122:112-7. 2002
    ..We recommend that practices develop systems to ensure that the appropriate treatment, advice and checks are given to all patients with angina, paying particular attention to those from ethnic minority backgrounds...
  29. ncbi A multidisciplinary approach to total joint replacement
    Nancy Saufl
    Preadmission Testing and Teaching Center, Florida Hospital Memorial System, Ormond Beach, FL, USA
    J Perianesth Nurs 22:195-206. 2007
    ..The end products led to consistency in the quality of care across the continuum from preadmission through postdischarge rehabilitation for total joint replacement patients...
  30. ncbi Depressive symptom deterioration in a large primary care-based elderly cohort
    Wayne J Katon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, 98195, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:246-54. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine the incidence and clinical predictors of symptom deterioration in depressed elderly patients who have responded to treatment in primary care...
  31. ncbi Overcoming information overload: an information system for the primary care physician
    G Octo Barnett
    Laboratory of Computer Science, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford Street, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 107:273-6. 2004
    ..This paper discusses the important characteristics of the Web site, specific functions that improve the workflow of the practicing clinician, and limitations of the present implementation...
  32. ncbi Polyanalgesic Consensus Conference 2003: an update on the management of pain by intraspinal drug delivery-- report of an expert panel
    Samuel J Hassenbusch
    Department of Neurosurgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 77030, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 27:540-63. 2004
    ..Based on the best available evidence and expert opinion, consensus recommendations were developed in all these areas. The panel's conclusions may provide a foundation for clinical practice and a rational basis for new research...
  33. ncbi The clinical thrombosis center and clinical thrombologist: a new US health systems paradigm for the management of venous thromboembolic disease
    Alex C Spyropoulos
    Clinical Thrombosis Center, Lovelace Health Systems, 5400 Gibson Boulevard SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 15:227-32. 2003
    ....
  34. ncbi Unravel pain standards for higher compliance
    Carole H Patterson
    Nurs Manage 33:20-1. 2002
    ..Since implementation in 2000, the Joint Commission has made minor--yet intricate--changes to its new pain standards to gain higher compliance...
  35. ncbi Methodological approaches for a systematic review of end-of-life care
    Karl A Lorenz
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California 90073, and Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Palliat Med 8:S4-11. 2005
    ..This very large, diverse body of literature reflects the tremendous growth of the field of end-of-life care over the last decade...
  36. ncbi Navigating patients and caregivers through the course of Alzheimer's disease
    Peter M Aupperle
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08855, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:8-14; quiz 23. 2006
    ..However, in addition to the therapeutic benefits of these agents, associated side effects and potential drug-drug interactions must also factor into decisions regarding the pharmacologic treatment of AD...
  37. ncbi Advancing patient care: integrating new data
    Teresa L Wright
    University of California San Francisco, and VA Medical Center 111B, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:S32-9. 2006
    ..A number of issues were identified, and statements concerning possible management strategies that could be applied were developed...
  38. ncbi [Aromatase inhibitors in the adjuvant therapy of breast carcinomas]
    Ch K Baumann
    Klinik für Medizinische Onkologie und Brust Tumorzentrum der Frauenklinik, Inselspital, Bern
    Ther Umsch 61:359-64. 2004
    ..Future trial results will allow a more complete assessment of the efficacy and toxicity of aromatase inhibitors...
  39. ncbi [Neuroendocrine tumours of the gastrointestinal tract]
    U Plockinger
    Medizinische Klinik m S Hepatologie und Gastroenterologie, Interdisziplinäres Stoffwechselzentrum Endokrinologie und Diabetes, Charite, Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Berlin
    Z Gastroenterol 42:517-27. 2004
    ..Cytoreductive strategies (chemoembolisation, thermo- or cryotherapy, cytoreductive surgery) and radio-receptor therapy may offer new therapeutic options. However, their definitive value has yet to be defined...
  40. ncbi A proactive treatment approach for eyes with perforating injury
    F Kuhn
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35205, USA
    Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 221:622-8. 2004
    ..Perforating injuries continue to have a poor prognosis with less than two-thirds of eyes having at least ambulatory final vision, due to proliferation originating from the exit wound...
  41. ncbi Atrial fibrillation in heart failure: prognostic significance and management
    Gerald V Naccarelli
    Division of Cardiology and the Penn State Cardiovascular Center, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 14:S281-6. 2003
    ..The article presents an overview of atrial fibrillation in patients with heart failure and reviews the prevalence, prognostic significance, and efficacy of various antiarrhythmic agents for the conversion and maintenance of sinus rhythm...
  42. ncbi [Salvage operations and their differential indication for the distal radioulnar joint]
    J van Schoonhoven
    Klinik für Hand und Fusschirurgie, St Franziskus Hospital, Munster
    Orthopade 33:704-14. 2004
    ..Primary ulnar head replacement should be considered in special indications until long-term follow-up results are available...
  43. ncbi [Lesions of the wrist disc. Pathology, diagnosis and treatment]
    H Hempfling
    BG Unfallklinik Murnau
    Orthopade 33:657-75. 2004
    ..Moreover, therapeutic measures are still sparse and informative trial results are lacking. An anatomical, pathological, diagnostic and therapeutic comparison with the meniscus of the knee is possible...
  44. ncbi [The combination of eye muscle surgery with other interventions on or in the eye]
    O Ehrt
    Augenklinik, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat, Munchen
    Ophthalmologe 101:563-8. 2004
    ..This allows to avoid unnecessary operations, to choose the right dosage of the operation, to limit the risk of diplopia, and finally to achieve a satisfying result for the patient...
  45. ncbi [Acute therapy for eye burns]
    N F Schrage
    Universitätsaugenklinik Aachen
    Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 221:253-61. 2004
    ..Eye rinsing is the major therapeutic measure with a decisive impact on prognosis after chemical or thermal eye irritation. Several different major targets are addressed by this measure...
  46. ncbi [The caput-ulnae-syndrome. Pathogenesis, clinic and therapy]
    N Borisch
    Orthopädische Klinik der Universität Regensburg im Bayerischen Rheuma und Orthopädie Zentrum, Bad Abbach
    Orthopade 33:692-7. 2004
    ..When choosing the procedure, the type and stage of wrist changes have to be considered. The DRUJ usually has to be treated together with the radiocarpal joint. Its isolated treatment is rarely indicated...
  47. ncbi [Arthrolysis of the elbow joint]
    K Mader
    Klinik für Unfallchirurgie, Hand und Wiederherstellungschirurgie, St Vinzenz Hospital, Koln
    Unfallchirurg 107:403-11; quiz 412-3. 2004
    ..Elbow arthrolysis is a technically demanding procedure, but if indication and techniques are used correctly and surgeon, physiotherapist, and patient are familiar with the procedure, good long-term results may be achieved...
  48. ncbi [Multiple sclerosis: potential therapeutic options and update of ongoing studies]
    H Wiendl
    Abteilung für Allgemeine Neurologie und Hertie Institut für Klinische Hirnforschung, Neurologische Klinik der Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
    Nervenarzt 75:536-52. 2004
    ..Based on current concepts of the MS pathogenesis, this article summarizes new therapeutic approaches. Substances and strategies currently tested in clinical trials are reviewed...
  49. ncbi Antiepileptic drugs: expanded options and improved tolerance
    David J Leszczyszyn
    Division of Child Neurology, Department of Neurology, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0211, USA
    Am J Electroneurodiagnostic Technol 44:75-94. 2004
    ..Fortunately the latter problems are limited in this recent generation of drugs and their broad spectrum of action is leading to improved seizure control and better quality of life for our patients...
  50. ncbi [Guidelines for the sociomedical assessment of performance in patients suffering from chronic obstructive lung diseases (COPD) and bronchial asthma. II: Sociomedical assessment of performance, Annex Part B, bibliography see Part I, Gesundheitswesen 2004,
    E Becker
    Fachbereichs Medizin der Bundesversicherungsanstalt für Angestellte, Berlin
    Gesundheitswesen 66:439-56. 2004
    ..Following the determination of dysfunctions the remaining abilities and disabilities, respectively, are deduced and compared with occupational demands. Finally, inferences are drawn regarding the occupational capacity of the individual...
  51. ncbi [Erectile function disorders. Epidemiology, physiology, etiology, diagnosis and therapy]
    H Derouet
    Urologische Universitätsklinik, Homburg Saar
    Nervenarzt 75:595-605; quiz 606-7. 2004
    ..Vacuum therapy and operative procedures(penile implants) complete the therapeutic options of erectile dysfunction...
  52. ncbi [Urinary diversion after cystectomy]
    P Albers
    Klinik für Urologie, Klinikum Kassel GmbH, Kassel
    Urologe A 43:997-1009; quiz 1010. 2004
    ..Bladder substitutes by means of tissue engineering, however, are still experimental...
  53. ncbi [Current state of wavefront guided corneal surgery to correct refraction disorders]
    T Kohnen
    Klinik für Augenheilkunde der Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main
    Ophthalmologe 101:631-45; quiz 646-7. 2004
    ..Correction of higher order aberrations has not yet been perfected since the predictability of corrections appears to be deserving of improvement on the one hand and aberrations are still induced by the technique on the other hand...
  54. ncbi Provider type and depression treatment adequacy
    Thomas J Kniesner
    Department of Economics and Center for Policy Research, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, USA
    Health Policy 72:321-32. 2005
    ..Our results show the importance of provider type in treatment patterns, but the effects on patient outcomes are yet to be determined definitively...
  55. pmc A survey of diabetes care in general practice in Northern Ireland
    C J Kenny
    Dromore Doctors Surgery, Co Down
    Ulster Med J 71:10-6. 2002
    ..They should also be aware of their practice nurses' needs, which should be addressed. There should be initiatives to improve the primary-secondary care interface in Northern Ireland...
  56. ncbi Screening for depression in medical care: pitfalls, alternatives, and revised priorities
    Steven C Palmer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street 11 Gates, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Psychosom Res 54:279-87. 2003
    ..We offer suggestions for how screening instruments might be used to improve the outcomes of depressed persons while minimizing negative effects on health care...
  57. ncbi [PSA-screening for prostate cancer--yes or no?]
    F Recker
    Urologische Klinik, Kantonsspital Aarau
    Ther Umsch 61:353-8. 2004
    ..Results of the ERSPC and the PLCO trials are expected to give information about the benefits and harms of mass screening in 2006/8...
  58. ncbi [Prophylaxis and therapy of malaria in the practice]
    C F R Hatz
    Abteilung Medizin und Diagnostik, Schweizerisches Tropeninstitut, Basel
    Internist (Berl) 45:677-83. 2004
    ..Drugs for chemoprophylaxis and standby emergency medications are available in industrialized countries. If malaria infection is readily diagnosed, the infection can always be successfully treated...
  59. ncbi [Diabetes mellitus as a complication of treatment with atypical neuroleptics. Possible pathomechanisms and treatment recommendations]
    H Jahn
    Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Universitat Hamburg
    Nervenarzt 75:442-50. 2004
    ..Changes in leptin release and development of leptin resistance possibly play an important role. These new results should be considered when planning therapy, although a final risk analysis is not yet possible...
  60. ncbi Development and implementation of the Dutch protocol for rehabilitative management in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    J P van den Berg
    Department of Rehabilitation, Meander Medisch Centrum, St Elisabeth Hospital, NL 3800 BM Amersfoort, The Netherlands
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler Other Motor Neuron Disord 5:226-9. 2004
    ..Therefore, the Dutch protocol for rehabilitative management in ALS was developed. We describe the development process, the outcome and implementation of the protocol...
  61. ncbi [Intraoperative quality control of the placement of bone tunnels for the anterior cruciate ligament]
    H H Pässler
    ATOS Klinik Heidelberg
    Unfallchirurg 107:263-72. 2004
    ..The use of computer assisted surgery cannot routinely be recommended at present...
  62. pmc Chronic non-specific abdominal complaints in general practice: a prospective study on management, patient health status and course of complaints
    Henriëtte A M van den Heuvel-Janssen
    Department of General Practice, Research Institute Caphri, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 7:12. 2006
    ..Aim of this study was to present a primary care based profile of these chronic complaints including health care involvement, health status and clinical course...
  63. ncbi Cost management of coronary artery bypass surgery
    Sibu P Saha
    Gill Heart Institute UK, Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington, KY, USA
    J Ky Med Assoc 103:355-60. 2005
    ..The purpose of this research is to examine hospital costs for coronary artery bypass surgery and to identify opportunities to reduce costs without sacrificing quality and outcome...
  64. ncbi Rapid improvement in pain management: the Veterans Health Administration and the institute for healthcare improvement collaborative
    Charles S Cleeland
    Pain Research Group, Department of Symptom Research, U T M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Clin J Pain 19:298-305. 2003
    ..With the goal of rapid improvement in pain management, a joint Collaborative (Veterans Health Administration and Institute for Healthcare Improvement) was conducted from May 2000 to January 2001...
  65. ncbi Practical management of avian influenza in humans
    D C B Lye
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308433
    Singapore Med J 47:471-5. 2006
    ..A detailed analysis of data from a pooled database from these and other affected countries is critical to building up the evidence base for practical internationally applicable guidelines...
  66. ncbi Evidence-based medicine: the key to guidelines, disease and care management programmes
    N Friedman
    State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 31:446-51. 2002
    ..I will review how to apply EBM to the structure and implementation of population-based care management programmes...
  67. pmc Effective health care: management of head and neck cancers
    R Collins
    Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 14:144-8. 2005
    ..The management of head and neck cancer, published in a recent issue of Effective Health Care, is reviewed...
  68. ncbi Knowledge management to support performance-based medicine
    M Stefanelli
    Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica, Universita di Pavia, Italy
    Methods Inf Med 41:36-43. 2002
    ....
  69. ncbi Discharge planning, transitional care, coordination of care, and continuity of care: clarifying concepts and terms from the hospital perspective
    Diane E Holland
    Department of Nursing, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Home Health Care Serv Q 26:3-19. 2007
    ..A conceptual model is proposed to facilitate consistent use of these concepts...
  70. ncbi Original research in pathology: judgment, or evidence-based medicine?
    James M Crawford
    Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL 32610 0275, USA
    Lab Invest 87:104-14. 2007
    ..extent that our judgmental interpretations become data, our tissue interpretations become the arbiters of patient care management decisions...
  71. ncbi Electrodiagnostic medicine skills competency in physical medicine and rehabilitation residents: a method for development and assessment
    David Brown
    UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute, Edison, New Jersey 08818, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 87:654-65. 2008
    ..The standardized educational module and evaluation methodology provide a potential framework for the definition of baseline competency in the clinical skill area of EDX...
  72. ncbi Nurse practitioners and physician assistants in the intensive care unit: an evidence-based review
    Ruth M Kleinpell
    Rush University Medical Center and Rush University College of Nursing, Chicago, IL, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:2888-97. 2008
    ..However, the impact of nurse practitioners and physician assistants in the intensive care unit setting is not well known...
  73. ncbi German physicians "on strike"--shedding light on the roots of physician dissatisfaction
    Katharina Janus
    Columbia University, Department of Health Policy and Management, Mailman School of Public Health, 600 West 168th Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10032, United States
    Health Policy 82:357-65. 2007
    ..Among those physicians who have remained in the workforce, there is a similar dissatisfaction, reflected in part by a general strike in 2006 by German physicians in favour of higher wages and better working conditions...
  74. pmc Healthchoice: a managed health-care program for low-income uninsured workers
    D L Scott
    Wayne County Patient Care Management System, Detroit, Michigan
    J Natl Med Assoc 84:309-12. 1992
    ..Deborah L. Scott, director of the Wayne County Patient Care Management Systems, writes about HealthChoice, a model managed-care program in Detroit, Michigan...
  75. ncbi [Nursing Informatics: state of the art and future of a subspecialty in nursing]
    Ursula Hübner
    Fachhochschule Osnabrück, Fakultät für Wirtschafts und Sozialwissenschaften
    Pflege 17:339-49. 2004
    ..However, the activities proposed require a thorough education and training in Nursing Informatics on all levels...
  76. ncbi Management of adult superficial acute abscesses in a tertiary hospital: time for incisive action
    Jannah Baker
    Department of General Surgery, Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 122:37-46. 2009
    ..This paper examines trends in hospital stay over time for general surgical patients presenting with abscess, and outlines the potential benefits if a day case service for acute abscess procedures was established...
  77. ncbi Management of coagulopathy in the patients with multiple injuries: results from an international survey of clinical practice
    David B Hoyt
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    J Trauma 65:755-64; discussion 764-5. 2008
    ..Bleeding is one of the leading causes of preventable death after traumatic injury. Trauma-associated coagulopathy complicates the control of bleeding. The published approaches on the management of this coagulopathy differ significantly...
  78. ncbi Overview of clinical studies in hemodiafiltration: what do we need now ?
    Bernard Canaud
    Nephrology, Dialysis and Intensive Care, University Hospital, Montpellier F, France
    Hemodial Int 10:S5-S12. 2006
    Despite several technical advances in dialysis treatment modalities and a better patient care management including correction of anemia, suppression of secondary hyperparathyroidism, lipid and oxidative stress profiles improvement, the ..
  79. ncbi Management of acute intracranial hypertension: a review
    Julius Gene S Latorre
    Department of Neurology, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York 13210, USA
    Neurologist 15:193-207. 2009
    ..Appropriate and timely management strategies result in better patient outcome in an otherwise severely debilitating or fatal disease process...
  80. ncbi Critical care outreach: the need for effective decision-making in clinical practice (Part 1)
    Helen C Hancock
    Centre for Integrated Health Care Research, School for Health, Durham University, United Kingdom
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 23:15-22. 2007
    ..Arguably, effective clinical decision-making by CCOR practitioners is fundamental to efficient patient care management and the success of these services...
  81. ncbi Electronic clinical path system based on semistructured data model using personal digital assistant for onsite access
    Osamu Okada
    Department of Medical Informatics, Kyoto University Hospital, 54, Kawahara cho Shogoin, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    J Med Syst 29:379-89. 2005
    Clinical Paths (Paths) have been introduced by different hospitals for patient care management. An Electronic Clinical Path (ECP) with onsite access provision seems to improve the efficiency of medical staffs because they can share vast ..
  82. ncbi Competing forces, collaborative solutions: a vision for hospital-physician relationships
    Alison P Smith
    J Med Pract Manage 23:129-33. 2007
    ..includes adherence to clinical best practice and safety guidelines, adoption of information technology for patient care management, collaboration with hospitalists, and service in leadership and planning activities for clinical programs.
  83. ncbi Acute care nurse practitioner collaborative practice negotiation
    Dorothy Shapiro
    Chest Medicine Associates, Chicago, Ill, USA
    AACN Clin Issues 13:470-8. 2002
    ..Continuity and detail are the means by which the ACNP enhances quality care in collaborating in patient care management. This article explores the process of negotiating a collaborative practice role and provides examples ..
  84. ncbi Uncertainty and quality of life of older men who undergo watchful waiting for prostate cancer
    Meredith Wallace
    School of Nursing, Fairfield University, Connecticut, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 30:303-9. 2003
    ..To explore uncertainty, anxiety, and the personal manner in which uncertainty is understood, and explain the health-related and affective quality of life (QOL) of men who undergo watchful waiting for prostate cancer...
  85. ncbi [Skill in making pharmacist's record and how to make use of it]
    Takeshi Kimura
    Department of Pharmacy, Nozaki Tokusyuukai Hospital, Daito City, Japan
    Yakugaku Zasshi 127:245-56. 2007
    ..Such patients' record should have following characteristics: 1) The record to accomplish the systemic patient care management; 2) The record to share information in the team of medical treatment; 3) The record to define the ..
  86. ncbi Patient care management as a global nursing concern
    Kathleen A Bower
    Center for Case Management, 6 Pleasant St, South Natick, MA 01760, USA
    Nurs Adm Q 28:39-43. 2004
    ..Design of care management processes is guided by specific principles. Roles (e.g., case management) and tools (e.g., clinical paths) provide essential foundations while attention to outcomes anchors the process...
  87. ncbi Clinical and pathological evaluation of patients with early and late recurrence of colorectal cancer
    Mahdi Aghili
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Tehran University of Medical Science, Imam Khomeini Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    Asia Pac J Clin Oncol 6:35-41. 2010
    ..To compare the characteristics of primary cancer between patients with early recurrence and those with late recurrence of colorectal cancer...
  88. ncbi Effectiveness of the electronic medical record in improving the management of hypertension
    James W Kinn
    Midwest Heart Specialists, Ltd, Downers Grove, IL 60515, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 4:415-9. 2002
    ..record that interfaces with physicians during each outpatient visit and provides real-time feedback about patient care management, including the management of hypertension...
  89. ncbi An evaluation of nurses' clinical teaching role in Turkey
    Gulen Addis
    City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham B18, UK
    Nurse Educ Today 23:27-33. 2003
    ....
  90. ncbi Management of tuberculosis in a British inner-city population
    Veronica L C White
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Bart s and The London Trust
    J Public Health Med 24:49-52. 2002
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the management of patients with tuberculosis (TB) in terms of their utilization of health service resources...
  91. ncbi Role perceptions and reported actual role content of hospital nurses in Mainland China
    Hong Lu
    School of Nursing, Peking University, Beijing, China
    J Clin Nurs 17:1011-22. 2008
    ..The study aimed to explore nurses' views and experiences regarding their working roles in Mainland China...
  92. pmc A system for classifying disease comorbidity status from medical discharge summaries using automated hotspot and negated concept detection
    Kyle H Ambert
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 16:590-5. 2009
    OBJECTIVE Free-text clinical reports serve as an important part of patient care management and clinical documentation of patient disease and treatment status...
  93. ncbi Management of patients undergoing splenectomy in an Irish teaching hospital: impact of guidelines
    J O'DONNELL
    Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Department of Surgery, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin
    Ir J Med Sci 173:136-40. 2004
    ..Overwhelming post-splenectomy infection (OPSI) has a 50-70% mortality rate and carries a lifetime risk for the asplenic patient. Specific British guidelines have been developed to reduce its incidence...
  94. ncbi Postmarketing surveillance based on electronic patient records: the IPCI project
    A E Vlug
    Dept of Medical Informatics, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Methods Inf Med 38:339-44. 1999
    ..With additional software to collect data not normally recorded in routine practice, data from electronic patient record of general practitioners can be used for postmarketing surveillance...
  95. ncbi Management of unexpected difficult airway at a teaching institution over a 7-year period
    Neil Roy Connelly
    Department of Anesthesiology, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    J Clin Anesth 18:198-204. 2006
    ..To review an anesthesiology department's experience with managing unexpected difficult airways over a 7-year time span...
  96. ncbi Management of stones in neurological patients
    Adrian D Joyce
    Pyrah Department of Urology, St James University Hospital, Leeds, UK
    Curr Opin Urol 17:141-3. 2007
    ..Thus, this review has included publications from the last 5 years...
  97. ncbi Developing clinical reasoning strategies: cognitive shortcuts
    Catherine G Ferrario
    College of Nursing and Allied Health, University of St Francis, Joliet, Illinois 60435, USA
    J Nurses Staff Dev 20:229-35. 2004
    ..decision support research and technology, such as computerized "best practice" clinical pathways, into patient care management is recommended or decreasing cognitive demands on nurses...
  98. ncbi A controlled trial of cognitive remediation in schizophrenia
    Mark van der Gaag
    Parnassia Research Center, Het Spectrum, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Schizophr Bull 28:167-76. 2002
    ..b>Patient care management, including type and dose of antipsychotic medication, remained constant throughout the study period...
  99. ncbi Clinical utility of testing human immunodeficiency virus for drug resistance
    P R Harrigan
    British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV AIDS, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1Y6, Canada
    Clin Infect Dis 30:S117-22. 2000
    ..HIV drug-resistance testing is also useful as a tool for new antiretroviral drug design and development, as well as for monitoring the spread of primary HIV drug resistance...
  100. ncbi Quality assessment in intensive care units: proposal for a scoring system in terms of structure and process
    Josette Najjar-Pellet
    Universite de Lyon, Laboratoire d Epidémiologie et Santé Publique, 8 avenue Rockefeller, 69373, Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Intensive Care Med 34:278-85. 2008
    ..We present a score for assessing the quality of ICU care in terms of structure and process, based on bibliographic review, expert consultations, field test, analysis, and final consensus, and analyze its initial application in the field...
  101. ncbi Case management programs: investment in the future
    S L Aliotta
    FHP International Quality Continuum, Cerritos, CA, USA
    HMO Pract 9:174-8. 1995
    ..FHP, Inc., implemented a pilot Patient Care Management program in the Long Beach/Orange County, California region...

Research Grants63

  1. ARH Plan for Clinical Standards Platform
    POLLY BENTLEY; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The focus of the proposed plan is to standardize communication, reduce errors, and improve patient care management with a uniform system that integrates data, real-time, across the system's clinic, inpatient, outpatient, ..
  2. Comprehensive Positioning Management System
    John Epley; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Currently available diagnostic and patient care management protocols limit optimal medical care and prevention of untoward consequences, including falls in the ..
  3. FACT PROCESSING IN MEDICAL RECORDS AND LITERATURE
    NAOMI SAGER; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..in the medical literature more readily available and more selectively relevant to ongoing problems of patient care management, by providing computer programs that can arrange and compare the medical information in natural language ..
  4. Protein arrays to profile cytokine expression in ovaria*
    Ruo Pan Huang; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The data will be analyzed using statistics and bioinformatics tool and correlated with pathological and clinical data. The successful outcome of this grant may impact on the development of new biomarkers for patient-care management. ..
  5. PHYSICIAN-NURSE MANAGEMENT OF ELDERS WITH HEART FAILURE
    J Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This knowledge is required to inform the design of patient care management models for the growing population of high-risk complex, elderly patients...
  6. CD-ROM WORKSTATION FOR COMPUTER SEARCHING
    LYNN SABOL; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..the proposed Information Access project is to provide increased access to medical reference resources for patient care management and research...
  7. Treatment Effectiveness in Depressed Patients with COPD
    George Alexopoulos; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Finally, we believe that our approach to the care of depressed, medically ill patients can generate a practice model that has the ability to rapidly incorporate advances made in clinical science. ..
  8. Proteomics and Biomarkers for Hepatocellular Cancer
    Nezam Afdhal; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These studies may lead to identification of more specific and sensitive biomarkers for HCC in HCV which can then be validated further in prospective clinical trials. ..
  9. Comorbid Anxiety Disorders in Adolescents with Asthma
    Wayne Katon; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The results of this grant will be used to develop future treatment programs for adolescent patients with comorbid asthma and anxiety. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. PREVENTION OF GERATRIC DEPRESSION
    George Alexopoulos; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Accordingly, we are well positioned to meet the challenges inherent in this difficult but important area of research. ..
  11. POPULATION BASED PSYCHIATRIC INTERVENTION--PRIMARY CARE
    Wayne Katon; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  12. Course and risk factors for depression in late life
    Hillary R Bogner; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  13. A Randomized Trial in Liaison Psychiatry in Primary Care
    Wayne J Katon; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Secondary process and outcome measures will include functional disability, adherence to prescribed medications and disease self-management behaviors (i.e. physical activity and nutrition). ..
  14. PREVENTION OF SUICIDE IN THE ELDERLY
    George Alexopoulos; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Data will also be collected to document the impact of intervention on patient care, and on physician knowledge, attitudes, and satisfaction and test hypotheses derived from preliminary studies of the three IRCs. ..
  15. Cornell ACISR for Late Life Depression
    George Alexopoulos; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We are confident that our work will both advance scientific knowledge and have a broad impact on the care of depressed, disabled elders. ..
  16. Pilot Trial of Peer Support for Bipolar Disorder
    Gregory Simon; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  17. Epidemiology and Care of Comorbid Obesity and Depression
    Gregory Simon; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..weight loss, nutrient intake, physical activity, depressive symptoms, functional impairment and disability in the two groups of women with comorbid obesity and depression randomly assigned to the two different intervention programs ..
  18. Diabetes and Cardiovascular Risks in Primary Care
    Michael Parchman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  19. Antiviral Therapy in African Americans with HCV
    Nezam Afdhal; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Specimens of liver tissue and serum will be collected for basic studies on viral resistance. These studies should help determine the best therapy for AA with HCV. ..
  20. Adherence to Depression Treatment Among Older Patients
    Hillary Bogner; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This project will set the stage for the development and implementation of interventions to improve depression treatment adherence among persons with co-existing CVD. ..
  21. POPULATION-BASED MANAGEMENT OF DEPRESSION
    Gregory Simon; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..e. 12-18 mos) Incremental cost and cost-effectiveness of each intervention program compared to care as usual. ..
  22. Can Longitudinal Population-Based Data Help to Personalize Depression Treatment?
    Gregory E Simon; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We propose a set of targeted methodologic studies to prepare for a multi-site research consortium focused on predicting response to specific depression treatments. ..
  23. PROTEIN LIPID INTERACTIONS IN GALLSTONE PATHOGENESIS
    Nezam Afdhal; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..These studies may lead to strategies for the prevention and non-surgical therapy of this very common disease. ..
  24. Modeling Adherence to Psychotherapy for Depression
    Gregory Simon; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The proposed research is one component of an ongoing comprehensive program to understand and increase consumer demand for effective depression treatment. ..
  25. Stepped Care for Depression and Musculoskeletal Pain
    Kurt Kroenke; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Longitudinal assessment of the nondepressed cohort will establish the frequency and risk factors for incident depression. ..
  26. Alcohol Use and Medical Care Quality among the Elderly
    ELIZABETH MERRICK; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  27. Molecular Mechanisms by which Rexinoids Prevent Breast Cancer
    Powel Brown; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These investigations will provide a foundation for development of an effective strategy to prevent ER-negative breast cancer in humans. ..
  28. Comparative Effectiveness Study for Bipolar Disorder
    Andrew A Nierenberg; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The two treatments will be the second generation antipsychotic mood stabilizer quetiapine and the classic mood stabilizer lithium. In addition to quetiapine or lithium, participants can be treated with other medications as needed. ..
  29. Clinical Decision Support in Community Hospitals: Barriers & Facilitators
    Joan S Ash; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..S. hospitals to Increase quality, safety and efficiency benefits from CPOE with CDS. ..
  30. 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. ..
  31. Hospital to Home: Cognitively Impaired Elders/Caregivers
    Mary Naylor; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Findings have the potential to inform improved care management of these patients and their caregivers, an Institute of Medicine priority for national action. ..
  32. Lifestyle Physical Activity for Fibromyalgia
    Kevin Fontaine; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Evaluating the effects of LPA on pain threshold, metabolic efficiency/perceived exertion, sleep parameters, and pain catastrophizing will provide mechanistic insight on how LPA influences the major symptoms of FM. ..
  33. Phase I study of 5-aza-2?-deoxycitidine in acute lymphocytic leukemia
    Guillermo Garcia Manero; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In this proposal, we plan to develop a new form of low-dose chemotherapy, decitabine, for these patients. Early results indicate that this is active and safe. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  34. Creating Avenues for Parent Partnership (CAPP)
    Janice Buelow; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..With the appropriate help, these children can learn to be productive members of society. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  35. Adapting a Medical Self-Management Program for a Community Mental Health Center
    Benjamin Druss; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..If successful, it will provide a sustainable, scalable model for improving medical self-management in a highly vulnerable population. ..
  36. Evidence-Based Medicine in the Skilled Nursing Facility
    Cathleen Colon Emeric; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Common geriatric syndromes conditions (UTI, fever, osteoporosis, falls, and pneumonia) will be targeted, and both an academic and a community-based Veterans Administration Nursing Home Care Unit will be used. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  37. IMPROVING DIABETES CARE COLLABORATIVELY IN THE COMMUNITY
    Marshall Chin; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..While the interventions are designed to succeed in the particularly challenging CHC setting, the findings should be generalizable to health systems with more resources and to other chronic diseases. ..
  38. Pharmacotherapy for Minor Depression
    Andrew Nierenberg; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The results of this study will have profound public health implications by improving our understanding of the efficacy of SJW and standard antidepressants for the treatment of MinorD. ..
  39. Molecular Mechanisms in Lymphatic Function & Disease
    Stanley Rockson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The physiology and human genetics of the lymphatic system will be explored and there will be a focus upon mechanisms of cancer metastasis and its relationship to lymphatic function and lymphangiogenesis. ..
  40. A+ Asthma Rural Partnership
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The findings of this study will be important to clinicians, researchers, and health policy makers. ..
  41. MIDWEST ROYBAL CENTER FOR HEALTH MAINTENANCE
    Susan Hughes; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  42. Coordinating Center for Caregiver Intervention Trial
    Richard Schulz; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..A uniform battery of predictor and outcome measures will be collected at baseline, three and six months. Cost effectiveness and clinical significance of the two conditions will also be evaluated. ..
  43. ENHANCING FUNCTION OF FRAIL ELDERS BY MODIFYING THE HOME
    Laura Gitlin; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  44. PITTSBURGH NIA ACADEMIC CAREER LEADERSHIP AWARD
    Richard Schulz; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Methods to be followed, key faculty and administrators who will participate in this process, and specific outcomes associated with each of these aims are described in subsequent sections of this application. ..
  45. HOME NURSE INTERVENTION FOR IUDE INFANTS--3 YR FOLLOW UP
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Data will be of significant use to researchers, health care providers, insurers and policy makers. ..
  46. The Lymphatic Continuum Conference
    Stanley Rockson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..On the second day of the symposium, attendance will be limited to a working nucleus of 50-60 invited participants in order to encourage open discussion and formulation of theoretical research agendas. ..
  47. Brucella, Aging and Role of IL-17 in Host Defense
    Kevin High; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The data generated in this proposal will form the foundation of future R01 proposals aimed at enhancing immunity vs. intracellular pathogens in our aging population. ..
  48. Cell Cycle Controlling Genes in Adult Acute Lymphoma
    Guillermo Garcia Manero; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  49. Caregiver Intervention for Caregivers of SCI Patients
    Richard Schulz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The analytic plan will enable us to assess causal links between treatment components and specific outcomes as well as explore cultural and racial variations in treatment effectiveness. ..
  50. Improving Antidepressant Adherence in Older Adults
    Jo Anne Sirey; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  51. Improving Employment among Gynecologic Cancer Survivors
    LINDA FRAZIER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  52. Lifestyles Physical Activity and Function in RA
    Kevin Fontaine; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Fontaine the skills and experience he needs to develop into an independent patient-oriented clinical researcher. ..
  53. Dignity Intervention for Terminally Ill Cancer Patients
    Harvey Chochinov; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  54. Mechanisms and Treatment of Cancer-Related Symptoms Conf
    Charles Cleeland; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The conference should also be of interest to pharmaceutical companies that are developing "pipeline" drugs for symptom control and supportive care. ..
  55. Adherence Interventions for Drug Users
    Ann Williams; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Participants will be a multidisciplinary group of researchers and clinicians who are actively engaged in the study of adherence interventions among drug users and other vulnerable populations. ..
  56. Phase1/11 study of 5-aza-2'-deoxycytidine and valproic *
    Guillermo Garcia Manero; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Decitabine will be generously provided by SuperGen (r). Valproic acid is an FDA approved anti-convulsant. ..
  57. ETHNIC DISPARITY IN THE USE OF JOINT ARTHROPLASTY
    DENNIS ANG; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The Program Director, Munro Peacock, M.D., was appointed in July 1987. The GCRC was ..
  58. Tailored Activity to Improve Affect in Dementia at Home
    Laura Gitlin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This pilot study will provide critical data by which to refine and standardize the intervention manual and protocols, and structure the design of a large-scale randomized clinical trial. ..
  59. RESEARCH PROGRAM TO PROMOTE OPTIMAL AGING IN PLACE
    Laura Gitlin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..It is anticipated that at the conclusion of the grant program the SHI will have an active research program that is multidisciplinary, nationally recognized, and addresses critical issues in independent living. ..
  60. CYCLOOXYGENASE-2 AND XENOBIOTICS IN VASCULAR INJURY
    Babette Weksler; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..