patient care team


Summary: Care of patients by a multidisciplinary team usually organized under the leadership of a physician; each member of the team has specific responsibilities and the whole team contributes to the care of the patient.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Collaborative care for depression: a cumulative meta-analysis and review of longer-term outcomes
    Simon Gilbody
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, England
    Arch Intern Med 166:2314-21. 2006
  2. ncbi Quality of care management decisions by multidisciplinary cancer teams: a systematic review
    Benjamin W Lamb
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:2116-25. 2011
  3. ncbi Collaborative care management of late-life depression in the primary care setting: a randomized controlled trial
    Jurgen Unutzer
    Center for Health Services Research, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, 10920 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    JAMA 288:2836-45. 2002
  4. ncbi The conceptual basis for interprofessional collaboration: core concepts and theoretical frameworks
    Danielle D'Amour
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Interprof Care 19:116-31. 2005
  5. ncbi Collaborative care for depression in primary care. Making sense of a complex intervention: systematic review and meta-regression
    Peter Bower
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 189:484-93. 2006
  6. ncbi Effectiveness of collaborative care for older adults with Alzheimer disease in primary care: a randomized controlled trial
    Christopher M Callahan
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Regenstrief Institute Inc, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis 46202, USA
    JAMA 295:2148-57. 2006
  7. ncbi What fosters or prevents interprofessional teamworking in primary and community care? A literature review
    Andreas Xyrichis
    King s College London, The Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8WA, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:140-53. 2008
  8. ncbi The comprehensive care team: a controlled trial of outpatient palliative medicine consultation
    Michael W Rabow
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:83-91. 2004
  9. pmc The psychometric properties of the 'Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture' in Dutch hospitals
    Marleen Smits
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:230. 2008
  10. ncbi What do we know about health care team effectiveness? A review of the literature
    Louise Lemieux-Charles
    University of Toronto
    Med Care Res Rev 63:263-300. 2006

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  1. ncbi Collaborative care for depression: a cumulative meta-analysis and review of longer-term outcomes
    Simon Gilbody
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, England
    Arch Intern Med 166:2314-21. 2006
  2. ncbi Quality of care management decisions by multidisciplinary cancer teams: a systematic review
    Benjamin W Lamb
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:2116-25. 2011
    ..We reviewed and synthesised the evidence on clinical, social and technological factors that affect the quality of MDT clinical decision-making...
  3. ncbi Collaborative care management of late-life depression in the primary care setting: a randomized controlled trial
    Jurgen Unutzer
    Center for Health Services Research, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, 10920 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    JAMA 288:2836-45. 2002
    ..Few depressed older adults receive effective treatment in primary care settings...
  4. ncbi The conceptual basis for interprofessional collaboration: core concepts and theoretical frameworks
    Danielle D'Amour
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Interprof Care 19:116-31. 2005
  5. ncbi Collaborative care for depression in primary care. Making sense of a complex intervention: systematic review and meta-regression
    Peter Bower
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 189:484-93. 2006
    ..The management of depression in primary care is a significant issue for health services worldwide. "Collaborative care" interventions are effective, but little is known about which aspects of these complex interventions are essential...
  6. ncbi Effectiveness of collaborative care for older adults with Alzheimer disease in primary care: a randomized controlled trial
    Christopher M Callahan
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Regenstrief Institute Inc, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis 46202, USA
    JAMA 295:2148-57. 2006
    ..Most older adults with dementia will be cared for by primary care physicians, but the primary care practice environment presents important challenges to providing quality care...
  7. ncbi What fosters or prevents interprofessional teamworking in primary and community care? A literature review
    Andreas Xyrichis
    King s College London, The Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8WA, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:140-53. 2008
    ..Although it is becoming widely accepted that no single discipline can provide complete care for patients with a long-term condition, in practice, interprofessional working is not always achieved...
  8. ncbi The comprehensive care team: a controlled trial of outpatient palliative medicine consultation
    Michael W Rabow
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:83-91. 2004
    ..Little is known about the use of palliative care for outpatients who continue to pursue treatment of their underlying disease or whether outpatient palliative medicine consultation teams improve clinical outcomes...
  9. pmc The psychometric properties of the 'Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture' in Dutch hospitals
    Marleen Smits
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:230. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the underlying dimensions and psychometric properties of the questionnaire in Dutch hospital settings, and to compare these results with the original questionnaire used in USA hospital settings...
  10. ncbi What do we know about health care team effectiveness? A review of the literature
    Louise Lemieux-Charles
    University of Toronto
    Med Care Res Rev 63:263-300. 2006
    ..The ITEM provides a useful framework for conceptualizing relationships between multiple dimensions of team context, structure, processes, and outcomes...
  11. pmc The rules of the game: interprofessional collaboration on the intensive care unit team
    Lorelei Lingard
    Department of Pediatrics and The Wilson Centre for Research in Education, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Crit Care 8:R403-8. 2004
    ..This study explored how team members in the ICU interact to achieve daily clinical goals, delineate professional boundaries and negotiate complex systems issues...
  12. ncbi Discrepant attitudes about teamwork among critical care nurses and physicians
    Eric J Thomas
    University of Texas Houston Medical School, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, USA
    Crit Care Med 31:956-9. 2003
    ..To measure and compare critical care physicians' and nurses' attitudes about teamwork...
  13. ncbi Quality improvement in chronic illness care: a collaborative approach
    E H Wagner
    MacColl Institute for Healthcare Innovation, Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1290, Seattle, WA, USA www improvingchroniccare org
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 27:63-80. 2001
  14. pmc Implementing a stepped-care approach in primary care: results of a qualitative study
    Gerdien Franx
    Trimbos Institute, Netherlands Institute of Mental Health and Addiction, PO Box 725, 3500 AS Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Implement Sci 7:8. 2012
    ..To enhance the adoption of this new treatment approach, a Quality Improvement Collaborative (QIC) was initiated in the Netherlands...
  15. ncbi Collaborative care for depression and anxiety problems
    Janine Archer
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 10:CD006525. 2012
    ..Collaborative care is a complex intervention based on chronic disease management models that may be effective in the management of these common mental health problems...
  16. ncbi Efficacy of a comprehensive geriatric intervention in older patients hospitalized for hip fracture: a randomized, controlled trial
    Maite Vidán
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Maranon, Madrid, Spain
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1476-82. 2005
    ..To evaluate whether an early multidisciplinary geriatric intervention in elderly patients with hip fracture reduced length of stay, morbidity, and mortality and improved functional evolution...
  17. ncbi Nurse-doctor interactions during critical care ward rounds
    E Manias
    School of Postgraduate Nursing, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 10:442-50. 2001
    ..By challenging the different points of view that doctors and nurses might hold about the ward round process, the opportunity exists for enhanced participation by nurses...
  18. ncbi The challenge of integrating community pharmacists into the primary health care team: a case study of local pharmaceutical services (LPS) pilots and interprofessional collaboration
    Fay Bradley
    Centre for Innovation in Practice, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    J Interprof Care 22:387-98. 2008
    ..The findings suggest that establishing interprofessional collaboration between GPs and pharmacists is a piecemeal process, with a reliance on goodwill and trust-based relationships...
  19. ncbi Multidisciplinary teams in cancer care: are they effective in the UK?
    Anne Fleissig
    Cancer Research UK Psychosocial Oncology Group, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Falmer, UK
    Lancet Oncol 7:935-43. 2006
  20. ncbi Collaborative care for bipolar disorder: part I. Intervention and implementation in a randomized effectiveness trial
    Mark S Bauer
    Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center VANC, Rhode Island 02908 4799, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:927-36. 2006
    ..Part II (see companion article, this issue) reports clinical, functional, and overall cost outcomes of the trial...
  21. pmc From parallel practice to integrative health care: a conceptual framework
    Heather Boon
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, ON, M5S 2S2, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 4:15. 2004
    ..The purpose of this paper is to develop a conceptual framework for describing, comparing and evaluating different forms of team-oriented health care practices that have evolved in Western health care systems...
  22. ncbi An orthogeriatric collaborative intervention program for fragility fractures: a retrospective cohort study
    Andraay Hon Chi Leung
    Specialty Registrar in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, West of Scotland Training Programme, NHS Education for Scotland, Scotland, United Kingdom
    J Trauma 71:1390-4. 2011
    ..This retrospective cohort study aims to investigate the impact of regular pre- and postoperative geriatric input into the management of geriatric patients with hip fracture, with specific interests in morbidity and mortality...
  23. ncbi Can health care teams improve primary care practice?
    Kevin Grumbach
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, USA
    JAMA 291:1246-51. 2004
    ..A number of barriers to team formation exist, chiefly related to the challenges of human relationships and personalities. Taking small steps toward team development may improve the work environment in primary care practices...
  24. ncbi What is the evidence that palliative care teams improve outcomes for cancer patients and their families?
    Irene J Higginson
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, Cicely Saunders Institute, King s College London, London, UK
    Cancer J 16:423-35. 2010
    ..Although the appraisal of evidence found improvements across domains, there is a need to understand better the effects of different models of palliative care and to use standardized outcome measurement...
  25. ncbi Improving perceptions of teamwork climate with the Veterans Health Administration medical team training program
    Brian T Carney
    Veterans Health Administration, 215 N Main Street, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Am J Med Qual 26:480-4. 2011
    ..Despite an improvement in perceptions by physicians and nurses, baseline nurse-physician differences persisted at completion of the Veterans Health Administration MTT Program...
  26. ncbi Patients' and health professionals' perceptions of teamwork in primary care
    Susan Pullon
    Department Primary Health Care and General Practice, University of Otago, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    J Prim Health Care 3:128-35. 2011
  27. ncbi Interprofessional education: a review of context, learning and the research agenda
    Jill Thistlethwaite
    Centre for Medical Education Research and Scholarship, School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Med Educ 46:58-70. 2012
    ..The rationale for IPE is that learning together enhances future working together...
  28. ncbi An outreach geriatric medication advisory service in residential aged care: a randomised controlled trial of case conferencing
    Maria Crotty
    Flinders University Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Repatriation General Hospital, Daws Road, Daw Park, South Australia 5041, Australia
    Age Ageing 33:612-7. 2004
    ..efficient strategies are needed to provide specialist advice in nursing homes to ensure quality medical care. We describe a case conference intervention involving a multidisciplinary team of health professionals...
  29. ncbi Difficulties encountered in collaborative care: logistics trumps desire
    Frances Legault
    Ontario Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Program, University of Ottawa, Ottawa ON, Canada
    J Am Board Fam Med 25:168-76. 2012
  30. ncbi The causes of and factors associated with prescribing errors in hospital inpatients: a systematic review
    Mary P Tully
    School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Drug Saf 32:819-36. 2009
    ..Further rigorous study, seeking potential ways of reducing error, needs to be conducted. Multifactorial interventions across many parts of the system are likely to be required...
  31. ncbi Relational coordination among nurses and other providers: impact on the quality of patient care
    Donna S Havens
    The School of Nursing, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Nurs Manag 18:926-37. 2010
    ..The present study examined nurse reports of relational coordination between nurses and other providers and the impact of relational coordination on patient care quality...
  32. pmc Practitioners' validation of framework of team-oriented practice models in integrative health care: a mixed methods study
    Isabelle Gaboury
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:289. 2010
    ..Models differ theoretically, based on a series of hypotheses. To date, this framework has not been empirically validated. This paper aims to test nine hypotheses in an attempt to validate the MTHP framework...
  33. pmc Subgroup analyses on return to work in sick-listed employees with low back pain in a randomised trial comparing brief and multidisciplinary intervention
    Christina M Stapelfeldt
    Department of Clinical Social Medicine, Centre of Public Health, Central Denmark Region, School of Public Health, University of Aarhus, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:112. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to identify subgroups, primarily defined by work-related baseline factors that would benefit more from the multidisciplinary intervention than from the brief intervention...
  34. ncbi Examining the potential relationship between multidisciplinary cancer care and patient survival: an international literature review
    Nicole J Look Hong
    Department of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Surg Oncol 102:125-34. 2010
    ..The aim of this review is to examine the relationship between multidisciplinary cancer care and patient survival...
  35. ncbi The effects of aviation-style non-technical skills training on technical performance and outcome in the operating theatre
    P McCulloch
    Nuffield Department of Surgery, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 18:109-15. 2009
    ..Debriefing and challenging authority seemed more difficult to introduce than other parts of the training. Further studies are needed to define the optimal training package, explain variable responses and confirm clinical benefit...
  36. ncbi Integration of a primary healthcare pharmacist
    Lynette Kolodziejak
    Pharmacy Department, Pasqua Hospital, Regina Qu Appelle Health Region, 4101 Dewdney Avenue, Regina, SK S4T 1A5, Canada
    J Interprof Care 24:274-84. 2010
    ..Pharmacists desiring to be involved in primary healthcare teams can follow this template to assist them with integration...
  37. ncbi Evaluation of a redesign initiative in an internal-medicine residency
    Graham T McMahon
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 362:1304-11. 2010
  38. ncbi A cost analysis of participation via personal attendance versus telemedicine at a head and neck oncology multidisciplinary team meeting
    Joacim Stalfors
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Telemed Telecare 11:205-10. 2005
    ..This study shows that costs may be saved by carrying out MDT meetings by means of telemedicine instead of FTF...
  39. pmc Comparing standard care with a physician and pharmacist team approach for uncontrolled hypertension
    P E Bogden
    Department of Medicine, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 13:740-5. 1998
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Patients who fail to achieve national blood pressure goals under standard outpatient medical care may benefit from a program that includes a physician and pharmacist teamwork approach...
  40. pmc Learning and caring in communities of practice: using relationships and collective learning to improve primary care for patients with multimorbidity
    Hassan Soubhi
    Family Medicine Unit, University of Sherbrooke, Chicoutimi, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Fam Med 8:170-7. 2010
    ..By understanding these conditions, we can foster the development of collective learning and improve primary care for these patients...
  41. ncbi A survey on patient safety culture in primary healthcare services in Turkey
    Said Bodur
    Department of Public Health, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Int J Qual Health Care 21:348-55. 2009
    ..To evaluate the patient safety culture in primary healthcare units...
  42. ncbi Change in knowledge of midwives and obstetricians following obstetric emergency training: a randomised controlled trial of local hospital, simulation centre and teamwork training
    J F Crofts
    The SaFE Study, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Southmead Hospital, North Bristol NHS Trust, Bristol, UK
    BJOG 114:1534-41. 2007
    ..To explore the effect of obstetric emergency training on knowledge. Furthermore, to assess if acquisition of knowledge is influenced by the training setting or teamwork training...
  43. pmc Identifying potentially cost effective chronic care programs for people with COPD
    L M G Steuten
    Maastricht University Medical Centre, School for Care and Public Health Research, Department of Health, Organisation, Policy and Economics, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 4:87-100. 2009
    ..To review published evidence regarding the cost effectiveness of multi-component COPD programs and to illustrate how potentially cost effective programs can be identified...
  44. ncbi An intervention integrated into daily clinical practice reduces the incidence of delirium during hospitalization in elderly patients
    Maria T Vidán
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Maranon, Madrid, Spain
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:2029-36. 2009
    ..To analyze the effectiveness of a multicomponent intervention integrated into daily practice for the prevention of in-hospital delirium in elderly patients...
  45. ncbi Getting evidence into practice: the role and function of facilitation
    Gill Harvey
    Quality Improvement Programme, RCN Institute, Oxford, UK
    J Adv Nurs 37:577-88. 2002
    ..This paper presents the findings of a concept analysis of facilitation in relation to successful implementation of evidence into practice...
  46. ncbi High-fidelity, simulation-based, interdisciplinary operating room team training at the point of care
    John T Paige
    Department of Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Surgery 145:138-46. 2009
    ..We examined the effectiveness of this innovative, simulation-based interdisciplinary operating room (OR) team training model on its participants...
  47. ncbi Primary health care teams: team members' perceptions of the collaborative process
    Sherry L Dieleman
    Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Interprof Care 18:75-8. 2004
  48. ncbi Improving emergency department efficiency by patient streaming to outcomes-based teams
    Anne Maree Kelly
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Western Hospital, Private Bag, Footscray, Melbourne, VIC 3011, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 31:16-21. 2007
    ..To describe the process and results of a process redesign based on task analysis and lean thinking approaches aimed at improving emergency department (ED) efficiency...
  49. ncbi The Pathways Study: a randomized trial of collaborative care in patients with diabetes and depression
    Wayne J Katon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle 98195 6560, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:1042-9. 2004
    ..Depression has been shown to be associated with poor self-management (adherence to diet, exercise, checking blood glucose levels) and high hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) levels in patients with diabetes...
  50. ncbi Promoting effective transitions of care at hospital discharge: a review of key issues for hospitalists
    Sunil Kripalani
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Hosp Med 2:314-23. 2007
    ..By understanding the key challenges and adopting strategies to improve patient care in the transition from hospital to home, hospitalists could significantly reduce medical errors in the postdischarge period...
  51. pmc An evaluation of the impact of a multidisciplinary team, in a single centre, on treatment and survival in patients with inoperable non-small-cell lung cancer
    L M Forrest
    University Department of Surgery, Royal Infirmary, Glasgow G31 2ER, UK
    Br J Cancer 93:977-8. 2005
    ..However, in 2001, 23% of patients received chemotherapy treatment compared with 7% in 1997 (P<0.001). Median survival in 2001 was 6.6 months compared with 3.2 months in 1997 (P<0.001)...
  52. pmc Patient safety culture in primary care: developing a theoretical framework for practical use
    Susan Kirk
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 16:313-20. 2007
  53. pmc The Lambeth Early Onset (LEO) Team: randomised controlled trial of the effectiveness of specialised care for early psychosis
    Tom K J Craig
    Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF
    BMJ 329:1067. 2004
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of a service for early psychosis...
  54. ncbi Influences on multidisciplinary team decision-making
    A Lanceley
    Gynaecological Cancer Research Centre, Institute for Women s Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 18:215-22. 2008
    ..Practitioners' sphere of expertise, Department of Health policy, and familiarity of the team with the patient are key factors in shaping decision-making in MDMs...
  55. ncbi Teamwork: a concept analysis
    Andreas Xyrichis
    King s College London, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, London, UK
    J Adv Nurs 61:232-41. 2008
    ..This paper is a report of an analysis of the concept of teamwork...
  56. ncbi Early supported discharge services for stroke patients: a meta-analysis of individual patients' data
    Peter Langhorne
    Academic Section of Geriatric Medicine, Level 3, Centre Block, Royal Infirmary, Glasgow G4 OSF, UK
    Lancet 365:501-6. 2005
    ..Services have been developed that offer patients early discharge from hospital with rehabilitation at home (early supported discharge [ESD]). We have assessed the effects and costs of such services...
  57. pmc Managing chronic disease in ontario primary care: the impact of organizational factors
    Grant M Russell
    C T Lamont Primary Health Care Research Centre, Elisabeth Bruyere Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Fam Med 7:309-18. 2009
    ..This study (1) assessed whether chronic disease management differed among 4 models of primary health care delivery and (2) identified which practice organizational factors were independently associated with high-quality care...
  58. ncbi Benefit of an extended stroke unit service with early supported discharge: A randomized, controlled trial
    B Indredavik
    Stroke Unit, Department of Medicine, University Hospital of Trondheim Norway
    Stroke 31:2989-94. 2000
  59. ncbi The epidemiology, pathophysiology, and management of psychosocial risk factors in cardiac practice: the emerging field of behavioral cardiology
    Alan Rozanski
    Division of Cardiology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, and the Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:637-51. 2005
  60. ncbi Preventive home care of frail older people: a review of recent case management studies
    Ingalill Rahm Hallberg
    Department of Nursing Care, Lund University, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 13:112-20. 2004
    ..Perhaps effects would be expected in all three areas and thus these should be included in evaluative studies in addition to measures for family and/or informal caregiver's strain and satisfaction...
  61. ncbi Multidisciplinary team management is associated with improved outcomes after surgery for esophageal cancer
    M R Stephens
    Gwent Healthcare NHS Trust, Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, UK
    Dis Esophagus 19:164-71. 2006
    ..412-3.450, P = 0.001) were independently associated with duration of survival. Multidisciplinary team management and surgical subspecialization improved outcomes after surgery significantly for patients diagnosed with esophageal cancer...
  62. ncbi Multidisciplinary team training in a simulation setting for acute obstetric emergencies: a systematic review
    A E R Merién
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maxima Medical Center, Veldhoven, The Netherlands
    Obstet Gynecol 115:1021-31. 2010
    ..To perform a systematic review of the literature on the effectiveness of multidisciplinary teamwork training in a simulation setting for the reduction of medical adverse outcomes in obstetric emergency situations...
  63. pmc Understanding team-based quality improvement for depression in primary care
    Lisa V Rubenstein
    RAND Health Program, Santa Monica, CA 90401 3297, USA
    Health Serv Res 37:1009-29. 2002
    ..To assess the impacts of the characteristics of quality improvement (QI) teams and their environments on team success in designing and implementing high quality, enduring depression care improvement programs in primary care (PC) practices...
  64. ncbi The multidisciplinary team meeting improves staging accuracy and treatment selection for gastro-esophageal cancer
    A R Davies
    Department of Surgery, Lothian Oesophago Gastric Cancer Group, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, UK
    Dis Esophagus 19:496-503. 2006
    ..The MDT significantly improves staging accuracy for gastro-esophageal cancer and ensures that correct management decisions are made for the highest number of individual patients...
  65. pmc Improving generalist end of life care: national consultation with practitioners, commissioners, academics, and service user groups
    Cathy Shipman
    King s College London, Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, Weston Education Centre, London SE5 9RJ
    BMJ 337:a1720. 2008
    ..To identify major concerns of national and local importance in the provision, commissioning, research, and use of generalist end of life care...
  66. pmc The effects of guided care on the perceived quality of health care for multi-morbid older persons: 18-month outcomes from a cluster-randomized controlled trial
    Cynthia M Boyd
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:235-42. 2010
    ..The quality of health care for older Americans with chronic conditions is suboptimal...
  67. ncbi How well do general practitioners deliver palliative care? A systematic review
    Geoffrey K Mitchell
    Centre for General Practice, University of Queensland Medical School, Herston Road, Herston 4006, Queensland, Australia
    Palliat Med 16:457-64. 2002
    ..Efforts by specialist services to develop formal involvement of GPs in the care of individual patients, may be an effective method of improving GP palliative care skills and appreciation of the roles specialist services can play...
  68. ncbi Collaborative care for chronic pain in primary care: a cluster randomized trial
    Steven K Dobscha
    Portland Center for the Study of Chronic, Comorbid Mental and Physical Disorders, Portland, OR, USA
    JAMA 301:1242-52. 2009
    ..Chronic pain is common in primary care patients and is associated with distress, disability, and increased health care use...
  69. ncbi Components of a modern mental health service: a pragmatic balance of community and hospital care: overview of systematic evidence
    Graham Thornicroft
    Health Service Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 185:283-90. 2004
    ..There is controversy about whether mental health services should be provided in community or hospital settings. There is no worldwide consensus on which mental health service models are appropriate in low-, medium- and high-resource areas...
  70. ncbi Evaluation of a preoperative checklist and team briefing among surgeons, nurses, and anesthesiologists to reduce failures in communication
    Lorelei Lingard
    University of Toronto, 200 Elizabeth St, Eaton South 1 565, Toronto ON M5G 2C4, Canada
    Arch Surg 143:12-7; discussion 18. 2008
    ..To assess whether structured team briefings improve operating room communication...
  71. ncbi The multidisciplinary meeting: An indispensable aid to communication between different specialities
    Thomas Ruhstaller
    Division of Oncology Haematology, Kantonsspital St Gallen, Rorschacherstr 107, CH 9007, Switzerland Department of Clinical Oncology, Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle CA2 7HY, UK
    Eur J Cancer 42:2459-62. 2006
    ..As MDT's are a key component in a professional's routine, it is worthwhile spending time considering the organisations, targets, documentation and collaboration within the MDT...
  72. pmc The human factor: the critical importance of effective teamwork and communication in providing safe care
    M Leonard
    Colorado Permanente Medical Group, Denver, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 13:i85-90. 2004
  73. pmc The Safety Attitudes Questionnaire: psychometric properties, benchmarking data, and emerging research
    John B Sexton
    The University of Texas Center of Excellence for Patient Safety Research and Practice, The University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:44. 2006
    ..Here we report the psychometric properties, establish benchmarking data, and discuss emerging areas of research with the University of Texas Safety Attitudes Questionnaire...
  74. pmc Interprofessional communication with hospitalist and consultant physicians in general internal medicine: a qualitative study
    Lesley Gotlib Conn
    Department of Surgery, St, Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond St, Toronto, ON M5B 1W8, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:437. 2012
  75. ncbi Analysis of clinical decision-making in multi-disciplinary cancer teams
    J M Blazeby
    Department of Social Medicine, Canynge Hall, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Ann Oncol 17:457-60. 2006
    ..For upper gastrointestinal cancer, MDTs require more information about co morbid disease and patient choice to truly optimize the implementation of multi-disciplinary expertise...
  76. ncbi Improvement of teamwork in health care through interprofessional education
    Dragana Simin
    Medical Secondary School 7th April, Novi Sad, Serbia
    Srp Arh Celok Lek 138:480-5. 2010
    ..Internationally, the development of interprofessional education, as a means to facilitate more effective teamwork in health care, has been recognized for over forty years...
  77. ncbi Rating medical emergency teamwork performance: development of the Team Emergency Assessment Measure (TEAM)
    Simon Cooper
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Monash University, Gippsland Campus, Churchill, Victoria 3842, Australia
    Resuscitation 81:446-52. 2010
    ..To develop a valid, reliable and feasible teamwork assessment measure for emergency resuscitation team performance...
  78. ncbi Mobile in situ obstetric emergency simulation and teamwork training to improve maternal-fetal safety in hospitals
    Jeanne Marie Guise
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oregan Health and Science University, Portland, Oregan, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 36:443-53. 2010
    ..Increasingly, health care providers, hospital administrators, and quality and safety professionals are considering simulation as a strategy to improve quality and patient safety...
  79. ncbi Multidisciplinary team working across different tumour types: analysis of a national survey
    B W Lamb
    Centre for Patient Safety and Service Quality, Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Ann Oncol 23:1293-300. 2012
    ..Using data from a national survey, this study aimed to address whether the current model for multidisciplinary team (MDT) working is appropriate for all tumour types...
  80. ncbi Pharmacists on rounding teams reduce preventable adverse drug events in hospital general medicine units
    Suzan N Kucukarslan
    Department of Pharmacy Services, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:2014-8. 2003
  81. ncbi Delegating responsibility from clinicians to nonprofessional personnel: the example of hypertension control
    David Margolius
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 25:209-15. 2012
    ..This study explores clinicians' perspectives on working with nonclinicians trained as "health coaches" to address medication adherence and lack of medication intensification among low-income patients with uncontrolled hypertension...
  82. ncbi Implementing teams in a patient-centered medical home residency practice: lessons learned
    Tsveti Markova
    Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Rochester Hills, MI, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 25:224-31. 2012
    ..Medical education needs to parallel this health care reorganization. Implementing a team approach in a residency practice, especially in ambulatory settings, poses unique challenges...
  83. pmc The myth of the lone physician: toward a collaborative alternative
    George W Saba
    University of California, San Francisco at the San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California, USA
    Ann Fam Med 10:169-73. 2012
    ..This new mythology better fulfills the collaborative, interprofessional, patient-centered needs of new models of care, and might help to ensure that the work of primary care physicians remains compassionate, gratifying, and meaningful...
  84. pmc Discrepant perceptions of communication, teamwork and situation awareness among surgical team members
    L S G L Wauben
    Department of Surgery, Erasmus University Medical Center, Post Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Qual Health Care 23:159-66. 2011
    ..To assess surgical team members' differences in perception of non-technical skills...
  85. ncbi Development and pilot testing of the collaborative practice assessment tool
    Corinne Schroder
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Interprof Care 25:189-95. 2011
    ..This article describes the development of the tool, the pilot testing and validation process, as well as limitations of the tool...
  86. pmc Cost-effectiveness of a multicondition collaborative care intervention: a randomized controlled trial
    Wayne Katon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Box 356560, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195 6560, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 69:506-14. 2012
  87. ncbi Features of primary health care teams associated with successful quality improvement of diabetes care: a qualitative study
    K Stevenson
    Clinical Governance Research and Development Unit, Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Fam Pract 18:21-6. 2001
    ..Experimental studies are required to determine whether the development of teamwork enables practice teams to identify and overcome systematically the obstacles to improved quality of patient care that face them...
  88. ncbi Care pathways lead to better teamwork: results of a systematic review
    Svin Deneckere
    Public Health School, Faculty of Medicine, KU Leuven, Belgium
    Soc Sci Med 75:264-8. 2012
    ..To achieve this, each care pathway requires a clearly defined team approach customized to the individual teams' needs...
  89. ncbi A palliative-care intervention and death at home: a cluster randomised trial
    M S Jordhøy
    Unit of Applied Clinical Research, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Kreftbygget, University Hospital of Trondheim
    Lancet 356:888-93. 2000
    ..We did a cluster randomised trial to assess the intervention's effectiveness compared with conventional care..
  90. ncbi The orthogeriatric unit for acute patients: a new model of care that improves efficiency in the management of patients with hip fracture
    Juan I González-Montalvo
    Department of Geriatrics, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Hip Int 20:229-35. 2010
    ..Acute hospital stay was reduced by 33%, and total hospital stay was reduced by 30% with no differences at discharge in clinical and functional outcomes...
  91. ncbi Simulation and CRM
    Doris Ostergaard
    Danish Institute for Medical Simulation, Herlev Hospital, Copenhagen University, Herlev, Denmark
    Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 25:239-49. 2011
    ..The training should be established for the real team(s). Furthermore, leaders need to implement training in the organisation and establish databases to monitor the impact on patient outcome...
  92. ncbi Primary contact physiotherapy in emergency departments can reduce length of stay for patients with peripheral musculoskeletal injuries compared with secondary contact physiotherapy: a prospective non-randomised controlled trial
    Nicholas F Taylor
    Allied Health Clinical Research Office, Eastern Health, Box Hill, Australia
    Physiotherapy 97:107-14. 2011
  93. pmc Developing theory and practice: creation of a Community of Practice through Action Research produced excellence in stroke care
    Cherry Kilbride
    Brunel University, Physiotherapy, Centre for Research in Rehabilitation, Uxbridge, UK
    J Interprof Care 25:91-7. 2011
    ..Findings are relevant to those developing stroke services globally but also to those interested in evidence-based practice...
  94. ncbi Pediatric weight management programs in Canada: where, what and how?
    Geoff D C Ball
    Dept of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:e58-61. 2011
  95. ncbi The impact of nontechnical skills on technical performance in surgery: a systematic review
    Louise Hull
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Am Coll Surg 214:214-30. 2012
    ..The purpose of this systematic review was to assess the impact of nontechnical skills on technical performance in surgery...
  96. ncbi Quality indicators in breast cancer care
    M Rosselli del Turco
    EUSOMA, Florence, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 46:2344-56. 2010
    ..Breast Units in Europe are invited to comply with these indicators and monitor them during their periodic audit meetings...
  97. ncbi Suboptimal prescribing in older inpatients and outpatients
    J T Hanlon
    Institute for the Study of Geriatric Pharmacotherapy and the Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 49:200-9. 2001
    ..Future research is necessary to measure and test other methods for tackling this major public health problem facing older people...
  98. ncbi Ortho-geriatric service--a literature review comparing different models
    C Kammerlander
    Department of Trauma Surgery and Sports Medicine, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, Innsbruck, Austria
    Osteoporos Int 21:S637-46. 2010
    ..Each hospital implementing a special model for geriatric hip fracture patients should collect detailed data about the patients, process of care, and outcomes to be able to participate in audit processes and avoid peerlessness...
  99. ncbi Teamwork and team decision-making at multidisciplinary cancer conferences: barriers, facilitators, and opportunities for improvement
    Benjamin W Lamb
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, 5th Floor Medical School Building, St Mary s Hospital, London, W2 1PG, UK
    World J Surg 35:1970-6. 2011
    ..Anecdotally, multidisciplinary cancer conferences (MCCs) do not always function optimally. MCC members' experiences with and attitudes toward MCCs are explored, and barriers to and facilitators of effective team-working are identified...
  100. ncbi Building capacity for childhood obesity prevention and treatment in the medical community: call to action
    Matthew Haemer
    Section of Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 12700 E 19th Ave, C 225, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Pediatrics 128:S71-7. 2011
    ..For primary care providers and non-obesity specialists, effective strategies for changing practice and the potential benefits of addressing childhood obesity systematically are discussed...
  101. ncbi General practitioner-pharmacist interactions in professional pharmacy services
    Connie Van
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Interprof Care 25:366-72. 2011
    ..Attention to these environmental factors as well as the more established interactional and practitioner determinants will improve collaboration in PPS...

Research Grants82

  1. Team Activation To Increase HPV Vaccination Rates
    Mira L Katz; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The proposed project uses a health disparities research team in partnership with a neighborhood health center to develop and test the feasibility of a HPV vaccine educational program. ..
  2. Training Healthcare Professionals to Implement Biopsychosocial Screening
    MATTHEW JOSEPH LOSCALZO; Fiscal Year: 2013
  3. A Layered, Multi-Agent System To Facilitate Healthcare Team Processes
    ..These improvements will reduce the time from decision-to-incision in Emergency Cesarean Delivery and reduce the likelihood of mishaps resulting in patient (mother and fetus) morbidity and mortality. ..
  4. Sensor-assisted prevention of dehydration in head and neck cancer patients
    Eileen H Shinn; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..If our efficacy study proves successful, this dehydration prevention model can potentially be applied to other health conditions and in other settings. ..
  5. Dissemination of Patient Centered Outcomes Research to a National Audience of Dia
    Ruth D Lipman; Fiscal Year: 2013
  6. 3-D Computer Modeling for Optimizing Body Image following Breast Reconstruction
    Mia K Markey; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..If this project is successful, future studies would be designed to assess the impact of the decision support system when used by breast cancer survivors. ..
  7. Living Donor Information Network for Caregiving
    Laura Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2010
  8. Text messaging intervention to improve adherence for TB patients in Argentina
    SARAH JO HANNAH IRIBARREN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The SMS based intervention for TB management, addresses the National Institute of Nursing Research's priorities to adopt new technologies for better health care outcomes and to promote health and prevent disease. ..
  9. Hospital Errors: Discovering Causes and Developing Solutions
    KATHLEEN MECHLER; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The information gleaned from this educational activity will be shared through publications, conference proceedings documentation and disseminated through our rural health network. ..
  10. Communic-Aid: Support for Families
    CYNTHIA D BAKER; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Communic-Aid will fill this unmet need in the pediatric hospice and palliative care field, and ultimately contribute to public health by improving the coping skills and quality of life for these children and their families. ..
  11. Personal Mobile Diabetes Management System(PMDMS): IN-TRACK
    Gabriela Voskerician; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..IN-TRACK represents a powerful Insulin Management tool which is expected to significantly reduce hypoglycemic incidents and improve overall diabetes care. ..
  12. Evaluation of TeamSTEPPS Implementation for Community Hospital Patient Safety
    Marcia M Ward; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. AAPA PCOR/CER Learning Community - a multi-modal knowledge center and learni
    ..Develop a toolkit that can support replication and spread of the learning community. ..
  14. Improving patient safety through leadership and team performance in simulations
    Rosemarie Fernandez; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These measures will collectively represent an accurate, reliable representation of both teamwork and taskwork. ! ..
  15. Healthcare Team Approach to Tobacco Cessation
    Alexander Prokhorov; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Also, to encourage and facilitate health care provider outreach in the community. AIM 5: To evaluate the proposed tobacco cessation counseling strategies for their costs and benefits. ..
  16. Improving Palliative Care for Patients with Cancer
    Mark Hegel; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  17. Decisionmaking in Pediatric Palliative Care
    JOHN FEUDTNER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
    Susan Brink; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Additionally, the prototype will be tested and the content specifications for the full CD-ROM, to be developed in Phase II, will be completed. ..
  19. Behavior Therapy for Adults with Tourette Syndrome
    Alan Peterson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The Informatics group at Yale University will provide data management services. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  20. Improving Safety and Quality with Integrated Technology
    Jeanne Marie Guise; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The findings, though applied specifically for OB, can be applied to many areas of medicine and surgery. The findings will provide inpatient and outpatient HIT stakeholders needed information to make important decisions. ..
  21. Improving Medication Adherence for Patients with Low Functional Health Literacy:
    Seth Wolpin; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We will utilize "Talking Pill Bottles" (i.e., medication containers with re-recordable audio capacity) to record prescription medication instructions so that patients can re-play the instructions as needed in their homes. ..
  22. 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]..
  23. Telemedicine-Based Collaborative Care to Reduce Rural Health Disparities
    John C Fortney; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This population is at high risk for experiencing health disparities and thus, interventions targeting this population have the potential to have a major impact. ..
  24. Evaluating the Clinical Impact of Simulation & Team Training on OB Safety
    Jeanne Marie Guise; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Our current work evaluates performance in the simulated environment; this proposal focuses on the translation of simulation and team training to the clinical environment. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  25. Rural Hospital Nursing: Environment, Effects and Evidence
    Robin Newhouse; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This project has promising potential to improve quality of care to the rural population using the novel approach of focusing on an understudied area, nursing in rural hospitals. ..
  26. 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. ..
    Kurt Kroenke; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  28. Endothelial progenitor cells and surgical outcomes
    Andrew Auerbach; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  29. Team Performance and Quality of Care in Nursing Homes
    Helena Temkin Greener; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  30. Improving Patient Adherence to Cancer Treatment
    Kathleen Ell; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..5 IMPAACT intervention effects will be mediated by changes in targets of the components of the intervention, viz., strengthened intentions, reduced emotional barriers particularly depression, and reduced practical and system barriers. ..
  31. Oncology Depression Program--Latinas with Cancer
    Kathleen Ell; Fiscal Year: 2002
  32. The Epidemiology of Fecal Incontinence after Childbirth
    Jeanne Marie Guise; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These data will provide a better understanding of the extent of the problem and will provide data essential for future trials of prevention and treatment of fecal incontinence. ..
  33. Improving use of peri-operative beta-blockers with a multidimentional QI program
    Andrew Auerbach; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The impact of this set of tools will be substantial as groups such as the NSQIP, SCIP, National Quality Forum, and Leapfrog Group continue to endorse PBB as a key strategy to reduce surgical morbidity and mortality. ..
    Wayne Katon; Fiscal Year: 2003
  35. 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). ..
    R Morrison; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Dr. Morrison will engage in a number of educational activities in order to enhance his research and statistical analysis skills. ..
    BRUCE ROLLMAN; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Furthermore, it addresses alcohol use disorders - an important public health problem never addressed before in any effectiveness study for an anxiety or a mood disorder in a primary care setting. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  38. Quality of Life Therapy for Adults with ESRD Awaiting Renal Transplantation
    James Rodrigue; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These benefits have the potential to extend the QOL outcomes otherwise derived from transplantation alone. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  39. Function, Quality of Life and Nursing Home Use in PACE
    Susan Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These studies will be performed concurrently with a comprehensive educational plan, with an ultimate goal of preparing Dr. Friedman to become an independent investigator in clinically-based health services research. ..
    James Rodrigue; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  41. Mechanisms By Which Endothelium Cells Sense Changes in Hemodynamics
    Bauer Sumpio; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..4. Assess egr-1 and sp1 binding in MT1-MMP and PDGF-B promoters under mechanical stress 5.Assess the functional relevance of egr-1 in a low flow carotid model using an egr-1 knock-out mouse. ..
  42. Antidepressants, Concurrent Treatments, and Completed Suicide in VA Registry Data
    Marcia Valenstein; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..We anticipate that the proposed project will advance knowledge in this critical area and inform future efforts to use organizational datasets to examine sentinel events, such as suicide. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This information will further our development of a standardized incident reporting mechanism recommended by the Institute of Medicine and others. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  44. Health related quality of life: Elders in long-term care
    Mary D Naylor; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The findings from this study will enable policy makers and providers, as well as recipients of long term care services, to evaluate and make informed choices related to long-term care. ..
  45. Mujeres en Accion: Walking in Hispanic Women
    Colleen Keller; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..intervention program, "Mujeres en Accion: Walking in Hispanic Women," grounded in prior research with ethnically diverse women, to promote the initiation and maintenance of regular PA, and reduce cardiovascular risk among Hispanic women ..
  46. Managed Care Penetration and Cancer Care
    Nancy Keating; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..If managed care penetration is negatively associated with the delivery of care, interventions targeted toward policy-makers, providers, and patients will be needed to counteract the effects of market forces. ..
  47. Chromium Mesoporphyrin in the Prevention of Neonatal Jaundice
    David K Stevenson; Fiscal Year: 2010
  48. Guided Care: Integrating High Tech and High Touch
    CHARLES BOULT; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  49. Palliative Care for Hospitalized Cancer Patients
    Diane E Meier; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Reproducible structures and processes for the PCCTs will allow successful components of the program to be readily adopted and operationalized at a range of hospital types. ..
  50. Combination Treatment for PTSD After the WTC Attack
    Franklin Schneier; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Findings may enhance public health through the study of maximization of treatment response for this serious and common psychiatric disorder. ..
  51. Pain Management and Functional Recovery in Older Adults
    R Morrison; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The project will examine the impact of this generalizable intervention on pain levels, lower extremity performance, functional status, health related quality of life, and utilization. ..
  52. Immune Response to Clostridium difficile
    Ciaran Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These specific aims are designed to advance further our knowledge of the immunobiology of C. difficile toxin-induced diarrhea and the mechanisms of immune protection in humans. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  53. Electrode Array Reanimation of the Paralyzed Larynx
    Marshall Smith; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Nerve samples will be harvested and studied to examine the effects of the implanted array on RLN fibers. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  54. Bisphosphonate therapy for HIV-Associated osteopenia
    Jeannie Huang; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Finally, data generated by this pilot study will lay the foundation for future studies of bisphosphonate therapy in HIV-infected persons with bone disease. ..
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  56. Organized Self-Management Support for Chronic Depression
    Evette Ludman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    Christopher Callahan; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  58. Physical CAM therapies for chronic low back pain
    David Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..At the conclusion of this project, we will be prepared to write a competitive grant proposal to evaluate the most commonly used CAM therapies for treating both older and younger adults with chronic low back pain. ..
    James Jollis; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We will also examine "which rate is right?" by comparing adjusted outcomes (mortality, resource use, and costs), and by comparing procedure use to approaches based on medical evidence. ..
    Ciaran Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Identifying H.pylori virulence factors which modulate host immune and inflammatory responses and determining their mechanisms of action are key to targeting new management strategies for this highly prevalent pathogen. ..
    Jeffrey Alexander; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In short, NDATSS is well-positioned to become the critical source of information for monitoring and analyzing the on-going evolution of the nation's outpatient drug abuse treatment system. ..
  62. Infection Risk of Urinary Collection Strategies
    Sanjay Saint; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Since approximately 40% of elderly Americans will enter a nursing home at some point, identification of those at risk of infection could have considerable health, quality of life, and economic consequences. ..
    Martha Bruce; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Additional information will come from informants, homecare nurses, and homecare records. ..
  64. Brca1 Deletion in Murine Cells and Mammary Tissue
    MARCIA BROSE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  65. Treatment of Depression Following Bypass Surgery
    BRUCE ROLLMAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This study will enhance our understanding of the impact and course of post-CABG depression. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  66. Artificial Nutrition in Terminally Ill Cancer Patients
    Sydney Dy; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Dy with the skills she needs to develop into an independent clinical researcher in oncology palliative care decision-making and health services research. ..
  67. Patient-Centered Care Management/Seniors/Multimorbidities
    Elizabeth Bayliss; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  68. Academic Industry Relationships in Genetics
    Eric Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Results will be disseminated through publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at scientific meetings. ..
    Virginia Moyer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  70. Academic Industry Relationships Among IRB Members
    Eric Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Results will be disseminated through publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at scientific meetings. ..
  71. Patients' and families' home care service priorities
    David Casarett; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  72. Cost-Effectiveness of Prostate Cancer Screen/Treatment
    David Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..3. To assess how the cost-effectiveness of prostate cancer screening and treatment will be affected by the appropriate inclusion of future medical and non-medical costs in cost- effectiveness analysis. ..
  73. Estrogen, Inflammation and Cardiovascular Risk
    David Reuben; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..These findings may provide substantial insight into why CEE appears to promote early but protect against late cardiovascular effects. ..
    HARRY SAX; Fiscal Year: 2004
  75. Cultural Competence-Health Disparities Training Program
    Gail Morrison; Fiscal Year: 2008
  76. Rac, Superoxide and Antioxidants in Hypertension
    Pascal Goldschmidt Clermont; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Novel targets for therapeutic strategies will ensue, and mouse models created in the context of this program will be invaluable to many investigators in this field of research ..
  77. Patient and family participation in hospice team meeting
    Debra Parker Oliver; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results of this study will provide preliminary data for a larger multi-phase, multi-site follow-up project. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  78. Midcareer Development in Nonpharmacologic Analgesia
    Elvira Lang; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The mentoring of beginning clinical researchers will have contributed towards fostering a self- sustaining mode of integrated practice in the future. ..
  79. Chronic Critical Illness: Symptoms/Associated Outcomes
    Judith Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We plan to evaluate such interventions in a future phase of research. ..
    Gail Morrison; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The project builds upon the team's significant experience and success in developing and implementing a general curriculum on nutrition, and in effectively disseminating this curriculum throughout the academic medical community. ..