health personnel

Summary

Summary: Men and women working in the provision of health services, whether as individual practitioners or employees of health institutions and programs, whether or not professionally trained, and whether or not subject to public regulation. (From A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi How can we achieve and maintain high-quality performance of health workers in low-resource settings?
    Alexander K Rowe
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop F22, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Lancet 366:1026-35. 2005
  2. pmc The effect of mobile phone text-message reminders on Kenyan health workers' adherence to malaria treatment guidelines: a cluster randomised trial
    Dejan Zurovac
    Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    Lancet 378:795-803. 2011
  3. ncbi Human resources for health: overcoming the crisis
    Lincoln Chen
    Global Equity Initiative, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Lancet 364:1984-90. 2004
  4. pmc Guidelines and mindlines: why do clinical staff over-diagnose malaria in Tanzania? A qualitative study
    Clare I R Chandler
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, WC1E 7HT, London, UK
    Malar J 7:53. 2008
  5. ncbi Interferon-gamma release assays for tuberculosis screening of healthcare workers: a systematic review
    Alice Zwerling
    McGill University and Montreal Chest Institute, Montreal, Canada
    Thorax 67:62-70. 2012
  6. ncbi 'We are also dying like any other people, we are also people': perceptions of the impact of HIV/AIDS on health workers in two districts in Zambia
    Marjolein Dieleman
    Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Policy Plan 22:139-48. 2007
  7. pmc Translation of artemether-lumefantrine treatment policy into paediatric clinical practice: an early experience from Kenya
    D Zurovac
    Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    Trop Med Int Health 13:99-107. 2008
  8. pmc Negotiating multiple barriers: health workers' access to counselling, testing and treatment in Malawi
    Ireen Namakhoma
    REACH Trust, Lilongwe, Malawi
    AIDS Care 22:68-76. 2010
  9. pmc Impact of a mHealth intervention for peer health workers on AIDS care in rural Uganda: a mixed methods evaluation of a cluster-randomized trial
    Larry W Chang
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:1776-84. 2011
  10. pmc Health worker performance in the management of paediatric fevers following in-service training and exposure to job aids in Kenya
    Beatrice Wasunna
    Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast CGMRC, Nairobi, Kenya Nairobi, Kenya
    Malar J 9:261. 2010

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  1. ncbi How can we achieve and maintain high-quality performance of health workers in low-resource settings?
    Alexander K Rowe
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop F22, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Lancet 366:1026-35. 2005
    ..Furthermore, we recommend that ministries of health and international organisations should actively help translate research findings into action to improve health-worker performance, and thereby improve health...
  2. pmc The effect of mobile phone text-message reminders on Kenyan health workers' adherence to malaria treatment guidelines: a cluster randomised trial
    Dejan Zurovac
    Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    Lancet 378:795-803. 2011
    ..We assessed whether text-message reminders sent to health workers' mobile phones could improve and maintain their adherence to treatment guidelines for outpatient paediatric malaria in Kenya...
  3. ncbi Human resources for health: overcoming the crisis
    Lincoln Chen
    Global Equity Initiative, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Lancet 364:1984-90. 2004
    ..Alliances for action are recommended to strengthen the performance of all existing actors while expanding space and energy for fresh actors...
  4. pmc Guidelines and mindlines: why do clinical staff over-diagnose malaria in Tanzania? A qualitative study
    Clare I R Chandler
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, WC1E 7HT, London, UK
    Malar J 7:53. 2008
    ..An understanding of the reasons behind malaria over-diagnosis is urgently needed to inform strategies for better targeting of antimalarials...
  5. ncbi Interferon-gamma release assays for tuberculosis screening of healthcare workers: a systematic review
    Alice Zwerling
    McGill University and Montreal Chest Institute, Montreal, Canada
    Thorax 67:62-70. 2012
    ..Further longitudinal research will be required to inform guidelines on serial testing using IGRAs...
  6. ncbi 'We are also dying like any other people, we are also people': perceptions of the impact of HIV/AIDS on health workers in two districts in Zambia
    Marjolein Dieleman
    Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Policy Plan 22:139-48. 2007
    ..AIDS complicates the already difficult work environment. In addition to health workers, management also needs support in dealing with AIDS at the workplace...
  7. pmc Translation of artemether-lumefantrine treatment policy into paediatric clinical practice: an early experience from Kenya
    D Zurovac
    Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    Trop Med Int Health 13:99-107. 2008
    ..To describe the quality of outpatient paediatric malaria case-management approximately 4-6 months after artemether-lumefantrine (AL) replaced sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) as the nationally recommended first-line therapy in Kenya...
  8. pmc Negotiating multiple barriers: health workers' access to counselling, testing and treatment in Malawi
    Ireen Namakhoma
    REACH Trust, Lilongwe, Malawi
    AIDS Care 22:68-76. 2010
    ..Given health workers' critical role in HIV delivery in Malawi, there is need to develop solutions to help health workers overcome these barriers...
  9. pmc Impact of a mHealth intervention for peer health workers on AIDS care in rural Uganda: a mixed methods evaluation of a cluster-randomized trial
    Larry W Chang
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:1776-84. 2011
    ..Key challenges identified included variable patient phone access, privacy concerns, and phone maintenance...
  10. pmc Health worker performance in the management of paediatric fevers following in-service training and exposure to job aids in Kenya
    Beatrice Wasunna
    Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast CGMRC, Nairobi, Kenya Nairobi, Kenya
    Malar J 9:261. 2010
    ..In 2007, a new initiative was launched in one part of Kenya to improve malaria case-management through enhanced in-service training and provision of job aids...
  11. pmc A national survey of the impact of rapid scale-up of antiretroviral therapy on health-care workers in Malawi: effects on human resources and survival
    Simon D Makombe
    HIV Unit, Ministry of Health, Lilongwe, Malawi
    Bull World Health Organ 85:851-7. 2007
    ..To assess the human resources impact of Malawis rapidly growing antiretroviral therapy (ART) programme and balance this against the survival benefit of health-care workers who have accessed ART themselves...
  12. pmc Inequities in the global health workforce: the greatest impediment to health in sub-Saharan Africa
    Stella C E Anyangwe
    World Health Organization Country Office, Andrew Mwenya Beit Roads, Lusaka, Republic of Zambia, Africa
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 4:93-100. 2007
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  13. ncbi HIV/AIDS prevalence among South African health workers
    O Shisana
    Human Sciences Research Council, Cape Town
    S Afr Med J 94:846-50. 2004
    ..Little is known about HIV prevalence in this group. However, it is expected that HIV prevalence among health workers will reflect prevalence in their society...
  14. ncbi Role of hand hygiene in healthcare-associated infection prevention
    B Allegranzi
    First Global Patient Safety Challenge, World Alliance for Patient Safety, IER PSP, Room L319, L Building, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    J Hosp Infect 73:305-15. 2009
    ..We also report considerations and solutions resulting from the implementation of the multimodal strategy proposed in the WHO Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in Health Care...
  15. pmc How can research organizations more effectively transfer research knowledge to decision makers?
    John N Lavis
    McMaster University
    Milbank Q 81:221-48, 171-2. 2003
    ..Research funders can help research organizations take advantage of these opportunities...
  16. pmc Within-subject variability of Mycobacterium tuberculosis-specific gamma interferon responses in German health care workers
    Felix C Ringshausen
    Institute for Health Services Research in Dermatology and Nursing, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 18:1176-82. 2011
    ..Our data support the use of borderline zones for the interpretation of serial IGRA results and the retesting of borderline positive results before offering preventive chemotherapy...
  17. ncbi Health-care workers: source, vector, or victim of MRSA?
    Werner C Albrich
    Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Lancet Infect Dis 8:289-301. 2008
    ..We discuss advantages and disadvantages of screening and eradication policies for MRSA control and give recommendations for the management of colonised health-care workers in different settings...
  18. pmc The influence of power dynamics and trust on multidisciplinary collaboration: a qualitative case study of type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Julie McDonald
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:63. 2012
    ..The aim of this article is to explore the influence of power dynamics and trust on collaboration between health professionals involved in the management of diabetes and their impact on patient experiences...
  19. pmc Hepatitis C virus-multispecific T-cell responses without viremia or seroconversion among Egyptian health care workers at high risk of infection
    Sayed F Abdelwahab
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, Minia University, Minia, Egypt
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 19:780-6. 2012
    ..These findings could have strong implications for planning vaccine studies among populations with a high HCV exposure rate. Further studies are needed to determine whether these responses are protective...
  20. pmc Quality of malaria case management at outpatient health facilities in Angola
    Alexander K Rowe
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    Malar J 8:275. 2009
    ..Implementation was complicated by a policy that was sometimes ambiguous...
  21. pmc Serial testing of health care workers for tuberculosis using interferon-gamma assay
    Madhukar Pai
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 174:349-55. 2006
    ..Although interferon-gamma (IFN-gamma) assays are promising alternatives to the tuberculin skin test (TST), their serial testing performance is unknown...
  22. pmc Tuberculosis among health care workers
    Iacopo Baussano
    University A Avogadro, Novara, Italy
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:488-94. 2011
    ..4%. HCWs are at higher than average risk for TB. Sound TB infection control measures should be implemented in all health care facilities with patients suspected of having infectious TB...
  23. pmc Public access and use of health research: an exploratory study of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Public Access Policy using interviews and surveys of health personnel
    Jamie O'Keeffe
    Stanford University School of Education, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Med Internet Res 13:e97. 2011
    ..The large increase in access to research that will take place in the years to come has potential implications for evidence-based practice (EBP) and lifelong learning for health personnel.
  24. pmc High incidence of hospital admissions with multidrug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis among South African health care workers
    Max R O'Donnell
    Boston University School of Medicine and School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Intern Med 153:516-22. 2010
    ..However, little is known about the rates of drug-resistant tuberculosis among health care workers in countries with high tuberculosis and HIV burden...
  25. ncbi Risk factors for hepatitis C virus infection among Egyptian healthcare workers in a national liver diseases referral centre
    Sayed Abdelwahab
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, Minia University, Minia, Egypt
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 106:98-103. 2012
    ..152) were not significant risk factors for anti-HCV positivity. In conclusion, although one in six HCWs had been infected with HCV, the infections were more likely to be community-acquired and not occupationally related...
  26. ncbi Vaccination coverage rates in eleven European countries during two consecutive influenza seasons
    Patricia R Blank
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, CH 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Infect 58:446-58. 2009
    ..The aims were to analyse vaccine uptake rates in the general population and in high-risk groups, including children, as well as to understand the principal drivers and barriers towards vaccination...
  27. pmc The health worker shortage in Africa: are enough physicians and nurses being trained?
    Yohannes Kinfu
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Bull World Health Organ 87:225-30. 2009
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  28. ncbi Outpatient process quality evaluation and the Hawthorne Effect
    Kenneth Leonard
    Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Maryland, 2200 Symons Hall, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Soc Sci Med 63:2330-40. 2006
    ..We show that quality after we arrive begins to look similar to quality before we arrived between the 10th and 15th consultations. Implications for quality measurement and policy are discussed...
  29. ncbi Effectiveness of influenza vaccine in health care professionals: a randomized trial
    J A Wilde
    Department of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Rainbow Babies and Childrens Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    JAMA 281:908-13. 1999
    ..Data are limited and conflicting regarding the effectiveness of influenza vaccine in health care professionals...
  30. pmc Dispensary level pilot implementation of rapid diagnostic tests: an evaluation of RDT acceptance and usage by providers and patients--Tanzania, 2005
    Holly Ann Williams
    International Emergency and Refugee Health Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Malar J 7:239. 2008
    ..Without understanding operational issues or acceptance and usage by providers and patients, the costs of these tests may not be justified...
  31. ncbi 'My five moments for hand hygiene': a user-centred design approach to understand, train, monitor and report hand hygiene
    H Sax
    Infection Control Programme, University of Geneva Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland Global Patient Safety Challenge, World Alliance for Patient Safety, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Hosp Infect 67:9-21. 2007
    ..My five moments for hand hygiene' bridges the gap between scientific evidence and daily health practice and provides a solid basis to understand, teach, monitor and report hand hygiene practices...
  32. ncbi Evidence-based model for hand transmission during patient care and the role of improved practices
    Didier Pittet
    Infection Control Programme, University of Geneva Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet Infect Dis 6:641-52. 2006
    ..We review the evidence supporting each of these steps and propose a dynamic model for hand hygiene research and education strategies, together with corresponding indications for hand hygiene during patient care...
  33. pmc Infection control and the burden of tuberculosis infection and disease in health care workers in china: a cross-sectional study
    Guang Xue He
    National Center for TB control and prevention, China Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Changping District 102206, Beijing, China
    BMC Infect Dis 10:313. 2010
    ..We evaluated TB infection control practices, and the prevalence of latent TB infection (LTBI) and TB disease and risk factors in health care workers (HCW) in TB centers in Henan province in China...
  34. pmc Promoting networks between evidence-based medicine and values-based medicine in continuing medical education
    Myriam M Altamirano-Bustamante
    Grupo Transfuncional en Etica Clínica, Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, IMSS, Mexico 06720 D F, Mexico
    BMC Med 11:39. 2013
    ..This work is designed to establish the foundations for a continuing medical education (CME) program aimed at encouraging the dialogue between EBM and VBM by determining the values relevant to everyday medical activities...
  35. pmc The effects of medical tourism: Thailand's experience
    Anchana NaRanong
    School of Public Administration, National Institute of Development Administration, Klong Chan, Bangkapi, Bangkok, Thailand
    Bull World Health Organ 89:336-44. 2011
    ..To explore the positive and negative effects of medical tourism on the economy, health staff and medical costs in Thailand...
  36. pmc A multifaceted intervention to improve health worker adherence to integrated management of childhood illness guidelines in Benin
    Alexander K Rowe
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop F22, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:837-46. 2009
    ....
  37. pmc Seasonal influenza risk in hospital healthcare workers is more strongly associated with household than occupational exposures: results from a prospective cohort study in Berlin, Germany, 2006/07
    Chris J Williams
    Department for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 10:8. 2010
    ..We aimed to compare the risk of influenza infection in healthcare workers in acute hospital care with that in non-healthcare workers over the same season...
  38. pmc Why first-level health workers fail to follow guidelines for managing severe disease in children in the Coast Region, the United Republic of Tanzania
    Nicholas D Walter
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 87:99-107. 2009
    ..To determine why health workers fail to follow integrated management of childhood illness (IMCI) guidelines for severely ill children at first-level outpatient health facilities in rural areas of the United Republic of Tanzania...
  39. pmc Did the pandemic have an impact on influenza vaccination attitude? A survey among health care workers
    Bilgin Arda
    1Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Ege University Medical School, Izmir, Turkey
    BMC Infect Dis 11:87. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether HCWs' vaccination attitudes improved during the pandemic and to assess the related factors...
  40. pmc Prevalence and predictors of HIV-related stigma among institutional- and community-based caregivers of orphans and vulnerable children living in five less-wealthy countries
    Lynne C Messer
    Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research, 2812 Erwin Rd, Suite 403, Duke University Campus Box 90392, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:504. 2010
    ..In light of the paucity of this literature, this paper will describe HIV-related stigma among caregivers of OAC in five less wealthy nations...
  41. ncbi Health systems and access to antiretroviral drugs for HIV in Southern Africa: service delivery and human resources challenges
    Helen Schneider
    Centre for Health Policy, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Reprod Health Matters 14:12-23. 2006
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  42. ncbi Pakistan human resources for health assessment, 2009
    A Hafeez
    Health Services Academy, Islamabad, Pakistan
    East Mediterr Health J 16:S145-51. 2010
    ..The public sector is inadequately staffed and job satisfaction and work environment need improvement. HRH crisis countries should share experiences, and developmental partners should support them in overcoming the HRH crisis...
  43. ncbi New interventions to increase influenza vaccination rates in health care workers
    Anna Llupià
    Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology Unit, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Infect Control 38:476-81. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether an active vaccination campaign promoting communication among HCWs increased influenza vaccination coverage rates and permitted a shorter campaign...
  44. ncbi Challenges of interferon-γ release assay conversions in serial testing of health-care workers in a TB control program
    Kimberlee S Fong
    Department of Infectious Disease, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Chest 142:55-62. 2012
    ..Clinical data with use of serial interferon-γ release assay (IGRA) testing in US health-care workers (HCWs) are limited...
  45. ncbi Protecting health care workers from tuberculosis in China: a review of policy and practice in China and the United States
    Shua J Chai
    United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Health Policy Plan 28:100-9. 2013
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  46. pmc A national infection control evaluation of drug-resistant tuberculosis hospitals in South Africa
    J E Farley
    School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 16:82-9. 2012
    ..The importance of infection control (IC) in health care settings with tuberculosis (TB) patients has been highlighted by recent health care-associated outbreaks in South Africa...
  47. ncbi Factors influencing pandemic influenza vaccination of healthcare workers--a systematic review
    Chatura Prematunge
    The University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Vaccine 30:4733-43. 2012
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  48. ncbi Optimisation of infection prevention and control in acute health care by use of behaviour change: a systematic review
    Rachel Edwards
    National Centre for Infection Prevention and Management, Department of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Lancet Infect Dis 12:318-29. 2012
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  49. pmc TB screening in Canadian health care workers using interferon-gamma release assays
    Alice Zwerling
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e43014. 2012
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  50. ncbi Awareness and knowledge of schistosomiasis infection and prevention in the "Three Gorges Dam" reservoir area: a cross-sectional study on local residents and health personnel
    Huan Zeng
    School of Public Health and Management, Chongqing Medical University, No 1 Yixueyuan Road, Yuzhong District, Chongqing, China
    Acta Trop 120:238-44. 2011
    ..This study focused on investigating (a) local residents' knowledge on the potential risks of schistosomiasis and (b) the capability of local health personnel in preventing schistosomiasis.
  51. pmc Reducing HIV-related stigma in health care settings: a randomized controlled trial in China
    Li Li
    Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Center for Community Health, University of California at Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:286-92. 2013
    ..The objective of the intervention was to reduce service providers' stigmatizing attitudes and behaviors toward people living with HIV...
  52. pmc Barriers and motivators affecting tuberculosis infection control practices of Russian health care workers
    W Woith
    Department of Nursing, Mennonite College of Nursing at Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois 61761, USA
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 16:1092-6. 2012
    ..Five in-patient and out-patient tuberculosis (TB) care facilities in two regions of Russia...
  53. pmc Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 risk for frontline health care workers
    Caroline Marshall
    Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:1000-6. 2011
    ..This highly exposed group of frontline HCWs was no more likely to contract pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza infection than nonclinical staff, which suggests that personal protective measures were adequate in preventing transmission...
  54. ncbi Screening for intimate partner violence by health care providers. Barriers and interventions
    J Waalen
    General Preventive Medicine Residency Program, University of California, San Diego San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182, USA
    Am J Prev Med 19:230-7. 2000
    ..In this article, we present a review of studies focusing on provider-specific barriers to screening for IPV and interventions designed to increase IPV screening in clinical settings...
  55. ncbi Salaries and incomes of health workers in sub-Saharan Africa
    David McCoy
    Centre for International Health and Development, University College London, UK
    Lancet 371:675-81. 2008
    ..Fiscal constraints to increased salaries might need to be overcome in many countries, and non-financial incentives improved...
  56. pmc Prevalence of HBV and HBV vaccination coverage in health care workers of tertiary hospitals of Peshawar, Pakistan
    Sobia Attaullah
    Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Khyber Medical University Peshawar, Pakistan
    Virol J 8:275. 2011
    ..Hepatitis B vaccination coverage level and main barriers to vaccination were also taken in account...
  57. pmc Serial testing with the interferon-γ release assay in Portuguese healthcare workers
    José Torres Costa
    Occupational Health Division, Hospital S Joao, Alameda Professor Hernani Monteiro, Porto, Portugal
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 84:461-9. 2011
    ..However, data concerning conversion and reversion rates in serial testing of healthcare workers (HCWs) with an interferon-γ release assay are sparse...
  58. ncbi Influenza vaccination of health care workers in long-term-care hospitals reduces the mortality of elderly patients
    J Potter
    Division of Virology, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
    J Infect Dis 175:1-6. 1997
    ..15; 95% CI, 0.81-1.64). Results of this study support recommendations for vaccination against influenza of HCWs in long-term geriatric care. Vaccination of frail elderly long-term-care patients may not give clinically worthwhile benefits...
  59. pmc Predictors of persistently positive Mycobacterium-tuberculosis-specific interferon-gamma responses in the serial testing of health care workers
    Felix C Ringshausen
    Department of Medicine III Pneumology, Allergology and Sleep Medicine, University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Bochum, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 10:220. 2010
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  60. ncbi Immunogenicity of a monovalent pandemic influenza A H1N1 vaccine in health-care workers of a university hospital in Japan
    Hidetoshi Igari
    Chiba University Hospital, Inohana, Chuo Ku, Japan
    Microbiol Immunol 54:618-24. 2010
    ..We need to consider further improvement of the AH1pdm vaccine program in HCW for the prevention of nosocomial infection, as well as for the benefit of HCW...
  61. ncbi Measles, rubella, mumps, and varicella seroprevalence among health care workers in Turkey: is prevaccination screening cost-effective?
    Aysel Celikbas
    Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, The First Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology Clinic, Turkey
    Am J Infect Control 34:583-7. 2006
    ..To investigate the immune status of health care workers (HCWs) against measles, rubella, mumps, and varicella zoster (MMRV) in Turkey and to define an appropriate vaccination program among HCWs...
  62. ncbi Job demands, job resources and long-term sickness absence in the Danish eldercare services: a prospective analysis of register-based outcomes
    Thomas Clausen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Adv Nurs 68:127-36. 2012
    ..To investigate associations between psychosocial job demands, job resources and cases of registered long-term sickness absence among nursing staff in the eldercare services...
  63. ncbi A qualitative exploration of reasons for poor hand hygiene among hospital workers: lack of positive role models and of convincing evidence that hand hygiene prevents cross-infection
    V Erasmus
    Department of Public Health, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:415-9. 2009
    ..To study potential determinants of hand hygiene compliance among healthcare workers in the hospital setting...
  64. ncbi Opportunities and challenges of Web 2.0 within the health care systems: an empirical exploration
    Francisco Lupiáñez-Villanueva
    Information and Communication Department, Open University of Catalonia, Catalonia, Spain
    Inform Health Soc Care 34:117-26. 2009
    ..These results reveal a scenario away from 2.0 trends...
  65. ncbi Informal sector providers in Bangladesh: how equipped are they to provide rational health care?
    Syed Masud Ahmed
    BRAC Research and Evaluation Division, BRAC Centre, 75 Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Health Policy Plan 24:467-78. 2009
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  66. ncbi Knowledge and skills of professional carers working with older people with depression
    Marita P McCabe
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia
    Aging Ment Health 12:228-35. 2008
    ..The current study was designed to evaluate the knowledge, skills and self-efficacy of care providers from the perspective of professionals working in the aged-care industry...
  67. pmc Antenatal care in practice: an exploratory study in antenatal care clinics in the Kilombero Valley, south-eastern Tanzania
    Karin Gross
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:36. 2011
    ..Potential implications for improving antenatal care provision in Tanzania are discussed...
  68. pmc A retrospective analysis of the change in anti-malarial treatment policy: Peru
    Holly Ann Williams
    Malaria Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Mail Stop F 60, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Malar J 8:85. 2009
    ..Selecting a replacement drug is only one issue in this process. There is a paucity of literature describing successful malaria treatment policy changes to help guide control programs through this process...
  69. ncbi Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus transmission: the possible importance of unrecognized health care worker carriage
    Debby Ben-David
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Rhode Island Hospital and Department of Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:93-7. 2008
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate the ongoing transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in a 10-bed trauma intensive care unit (TICU) in a large teaching hospital...
  70. pmc Knowledge of risk factors, beliefs and practices of female healthcare professionals towards breast cancer in a tertiary institution in Lagos, Nigeria
    Nasiru A Ibrahim
    Department of Surgery, Lagos State University College of Medicine and Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria
    BMC Cancer 9:76. 2009
    ..This study aims to investigate knowledge of breast cancer risk factors, beliefs about treatment and practice of screening methods among a cohort of female healthcare professionals in Lagos, Nigeria...
  71. ncbi Outcomes of interprofessional education for Community Mental Health Services in England: the longitudinal evaluation of a postgraduate programme
    John Carpenter
    School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    J Interprof Care 20:145-61. 2006
    ..Further, we consider that there is some modest evidence of the benefits of such learning for service users...
  72. pmc Use and limitations of malaria rapid diagnostic testing by community health workers in war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo
    Michael Hawkes
    University of Toronto, 101 College St, Suite 10 401, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Malar J 8:308. 2009
    ..This study reports on a training programme for CHWs to incorporate RDTs into their management strategy for febrile children in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a tropical African setting ravaged by human conflict...
  73. ncbi Main and interactive effects of shiftwork, age and work stress on health in an Italian sample of healthcare workers
    P M Conway
    Department of Occupational Health, University of Milan, Via San Barnaba 8, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Appl Ergon 39:630-9. 2008
    ..Few significant interactions were observed. Shiftwork with nights and high work stress significantly interacted in increasing the risk for poor sleep. The "healthy worker effect" may have played a strong role in study findings...
  74. ncbi Use of traditional medicine in Lao PDR
    K Sydara
    Traditional Medicine Research Center, Ministry of Health, Vientiane, Laos
    Complement Ther Med 13:199-205. 2005
    ..Exploring the attitudes and knowledge of household members and health staff in Lao PDR regarding the use of traditional medicine...
  75. pmc Requiring influenza vaccination for health care workers
    Olga Anikeeva
    Discipline of Public Health, School of Population Health and Clinical Practice, Mail Drop 207, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide SA 5005, Australia
    Am J Public Health 99:24-9. 2009
    ..A program of incentives and sanctions may increase health care worker compliance with fewer ethical impediments than mandatory vaccination...
  76. ncbi NIOSH research efforts to prevent musculoskeletal disorders in the healthcare industry
    Thomas Waters
    Division of Applied Research and Technology, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Orthop Nurs 25:380-9. 2006
    ..Results of these studies have provided scientific evidence that significant occupational risks for musculoskeletal disorders exist and that effective interventions are available to reduce the risk for these workers...
  77. ncbi Strategies for facilitating change in alcohol and other drugs (AOD) professional practice: a systematic review of the effectiveness of reminders and feedback
    Petra T Bywood
    National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction, Flinders University, South Australia, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:548-58. 2008
    ..However, further well-designed empirical studies are needed to assess fully the effectiveness of these professional practice change strategies in AOD-specific contexts...
  78. pmc The use of the Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) among personnel and students in health care: a review
    Anna M Lindquist
    E Health Institute, University of Kalmar, Kalmar, Sweden
    J Med Internet Res 10:e31. 2008
    ..In Sweden today, despite its leadership role in mobile technologies, PDAs are not commonly used, and there is a lack of suitable functions and software applications...
  79. pmc Discriminatory attitudes and practices by health workers toward patients with HIV/AIDS in Nigeria
    Chen Reis
    Physicians for Human Rights, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS Med 2:e246. 2005
    ..The study involved a cross-sectional survey of 1,021 Nigerian health-care professionals (including 324 physicians, 541 nurses, and 133 midwives identified by profession) in 111 health-care facilities in four Nigerian states...
  80. ncbi Hand hygiene rates unaffected by installation of dispensers of a rapidly acting hand antiseptic
    C A Muto
    University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Am J Infect Control 28:273-6. 2000
    ..Compliance with handwashing after half of all patient contacts was a result of perfect compliance by some and total noncompliance by others being observed...
  81. ncbi Self-administered instruments to measure cultural competence of health professionals: a systematic review
    Aysegul Gozu
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Teach Learn Med 19:180-90. 2007
    ..Tools that measure knowledge, attitudes, and skills reflecting cultural competence of health professionals have not been comprehensively identified, described, or critiqued...
  82. ncbi Hand hygiene: simple and complex
    P A Jumaa
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University, P O Box 17666, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
    Int J Infect Dis 9:3-14. 2005
    ..Interventions to increase compliance with hand hygiene practices must be appropriate for different cultural and social needs. New strategies to promote hand hygiene worldwide include the formation of public-private partnerships...
  83. ncbi Prevalence of HIV, hepatitis B and C amongst health workers of Civil Hospital Karachi
    S Aziz
    Departments of Paediatrics, Pathology and Surgery, Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation, Sindh AIDS Control Program, Karachi
    J Pak Med Assoc 52:92-4. 2002
    ..To determine the prevalence of HIV, Hepatitis B (HBV) and Hepatitis C (HCV) amongst the health workers of Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK)...
  84. ncbi Hepatitis B in healthcare workers: prevalence, vaccination and relation to occupational factors
    Luiz A S Ciorlia
    Epidemiology and Public Health Department, Medical School of São José do Rio Preto, Rua Santo Agostinho 281, Sao Jose do Rio Preto, SP, Brazil
    Braz J Infect Dis 9:384-9. 2005
    ..There was a higher seroconversion in HCW who received the full set of HBV vaccines. In HCW with positive serology, the factors that presented greatest risks were time in service, work-related injuries and maximum risk sector...
  85. pmc Influence of rub-in technique on required application time and hand coverage in hygienic hand disinfection
    Gunter Kampf
    Bode Chemie GmbH and Co, KG, Scientific Affairs, Hamburg, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 8:149. 2008
    ..Finally, all subjects were instructed to cover both hands completely, irrespective of any specific steps ("responsible application"). Each rub-in technique was evaluated for untreated skin areas...
  86. ncbi Informal economic activities of public health workers in Uganda: implications for quality and accessibility of care
    B McPake
    Health Economic and Financing Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Soc Sci Med 49:849-65. 1999
    ..Investment strategies supported by appropriate policy development has to be informed by understanding and monitoring of the 'informal' dimension of health sector activity...
  87. ncbi Vaccine refusal, mandatory immunization, and the risks of vaccine-preventable diseases
    Saad B Omer
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health and the Emory Vaccine Center, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    N Engl J Med 360:1981-8. 2009
    ....
  88. ncbi The Lowbury lecture: behaviour in infection control
    D Pittet
    Infection Control Programme, University of Geneva Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Hosp Infect 58:1-13. 2004
    ....
  89. ncbi Culturally competent healthcare systems. A systematic review
    Laurie M Anderson
    Division of Prevention Research and Analytic Methods, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 24:68-79. 2003
    ....
  90. ncbi Legal and ethical implications of opt-out HIV testing
    Catherine Hanssens
    Center for HIV Law and Policy, New York, New York 10006, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:S232-9. 2007
    ....
  91. pmc Health facility and health worker readiness to deliver new national treatment policy for malaria in Kenya
    J Njogu
    Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, P O Box 43640 00100, Nairobi, Kenya
    East Afr Med J 85:213-21. 2008
    ..To evaluate health facility and health worker readiness to deliver new artemether-lumefantrine (AL) treatment policy for uncomplicated malaria in Kenya...
  92. ncbi Risk of tuberculosis infection and disease associated with work in health care settings
    D Menzies
    Respiratory Epidemiology and Clinical Research Unit, Montreal Chest Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 11:593-605. 2007
    ..Tuberculosis (TB) in health care workers (HCWs) was not considered a serious problem following the advent of effective antibiotic therapy. Interest was re-stimulated by the occurrence of several major nosocomial outbreaks...
  93. pmc Clinicians' expectations of Web 2.0 as a mechanism for knowledge transfer of stroke best practices
    Isabelle David
    Institut de réadaptation Gingras Lindsay de Montréal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 14:e121. 2012
    ..Through its interactive capacities, Web 2.0 applications are worth exploring. As an example, virtual communities of practice have already begun to influence professional practice...
  94. ncbi [Perceived needs of health personnel in the provision of healthcare to the immigrant population]
    M Luisa Vázquez Navarrete
    Servei d Estudis i Prospectives en Polítiques de Salut, Consorci Hospitalari de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
    Gac Sanit 23:396-402. 2009
    To analyze the needs perceived by health personnel in the provision of healthcare to the immigrant population and to provide suggestions for improvement.
  95. ncbi An evaluation study on the relevance and effectiveness of training activities in Northern Uganda
    Luigi Cicciò
    NUMAT JSI, Gulu, Uganda
    Rural Remote Health 10:1250. 2010
    ..The retention of specifically-trained staff 12-15 months after attending training was examined, as was the relevance and usefulness of the training as perceived by the health workers...
  96. pmc Blood transfer devices for malaria rapid diagnostic tests: evaluation of accuracy, safety and ease of use
    Heidi Hopkins
    Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics, Lumumba Avenue, Kampala, Uganda
    Malar J 10:30. 2011
    Malaria rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) are increasingly used by remote health personnel with minimal training in laboratory techniques. RDTs must, therefore, be as simple, safe and reliable as possible...
  97. ncbi Practically speaking: rethinking hand hygiene improvement programs in health care settings
    Crystal Son
    Department of Infection Control, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Am J Infect Control 39:716-24. 2011
    ..However, beyond general guidelines, few resources are available for establishing an institution-wide hand hygiene program that is both successful and sustainable over the long term...
  98. pmc Using sensor networks to study the effect of peripatetic healthcare workers on the spread of hospital-associated infections
    Thomas Hornbeck
    Department of Computer Science, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Infect Dis 206:1549-57. 2012
    ..Our goal is to determine the impact of hand hygiene noncompliance among peripatetic (eg, highly mobile or highly connected) healthcare workers compared with less-connected workers...
  99. ncbi Screening for latent tuberculosis infection in South Korean healthcare workers using a tuberculin skin test and whole blood interferon-gamma assay
    Kyung Jong Lee
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Scand J Infect Dis 42:672-8. 2010
    ..03; p = 0.031). Further, the IGRA can more accurately discriminate LTBI compared to the TST, based on the risk of TB exposure. These results suggest that the IGRA is diagnostically useful for LTBI in South Korean HCWs...
  100. pmc Constraints and prospects for contraceptive service provision to young people in Uganda: providers' perspectives
    Gorrette Nalwadda
    Department of Nursing, School of Health Sciences, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, PO Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:220. 2011
    ..Health care providers' perspectives on factors influencing contraceptive use and service provision to young people aged 15-24 in two rural districts in Uganda were explored...
  101. ncbi Geographic inequities in provision and utilization of malaria treatment services in southeast Nigeria: diagnosis, providers and drugs
    Obinna Onwujekwe
    Department of Health Administration and Management, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria
    Health Policy 94:144-9. 2010
    ..To examine the levels of geographic inequities in households' choice of providers, mode of diagnosis and drugs for the treatment of malaria...

Research Grants86

  1. A+ Asthma Rural Partnership
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Aim 3: asthma knowledge, self-efficacy, asthma management, and frequency of asthma communications of school health personnel (SHP). The primary study outcome is children's quality of life...
  2. A MULTI-CHANNEL GASTRIC PACER FOR TREATING GASTROPARESIS
    Robert Ross; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. Susceptibility Testing, Treatment Choices, and Outcomes of MDR-GNB Infections
    Lisa Maragakis; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This research is designed to better understand how providers use information from various microbiology laboratory testing methods to choose treatments and to identify strategies that lead to the best patient outcomes. ..
  4. Prevention of Complications in Thalassemia
    Elliott P Vichinsky; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Ourmissionalsoincludesmonitorinbgloodsafety amongtransfusion-dependtehnatlassemipaatientsa,ndprovidingoutreachand educationservicestoallat-riskpopulationtshroughoutht estate. ..
  5. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 2
    DENNIS PATTRATH; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..emphasis on Internet access and collaborations with other organizations/institutions that work with public health personnel;and institutions whose objective is to train minority health practitioners or those who serve minority ..
  6. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 2
    Javier Crespo; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..emphasis on Internet access and collaborations with other organizations/institutions that work with public health personnel;and institutions whose objective is to train minority health practitioners or those who serve minority ..
  7. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 2
    JM J TOOEY; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..emphasis on Internet access and collaborations with other organizations/institutions that work with public health personnel;and institutions whose objective is to train minority health practitioners or those who serve minority ..
  8. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 2
    JM J TOOEY; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..emphasis on Internet access and collaborations with other organizations/institutions that work with public health personnel;and institutions whose objective is to train minority health practitioners or those who serve minority ..
  9. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 2
    JM J TOOEY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..emphasis on Internet access and collaborations with other organizations/institutions that work with public health personnel;and institutions whose objective is to train minority health practitioners or those who serve minority ..
  10. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 3
    Ruth Holst; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..emphasis on Internet access and collaborations with other organizations/institutions that work with public health personnel;and institutions whose objective is to train minority health practitioners or those who serve minority ..
  11. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 3
    Ruth Holst; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..emphasis on Internet access and collaborations with other organizations/institutions that work with public health personnel;and institutions whose objective is to train minority health practitioners or those who serve minority ..
  12. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 3
    Ruth Holst; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..emphasis on Internet access and collaborations with other organizations/institutions that work with public health personnel;and institutions whose objective is to train minority health practitioners or those who serve minority ..
  13. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 3
    Ruth Holst; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..emphasis on Internet access and collaborations with other organizations/institutions that work with public health personnel;and institutions whose objective is to train minority health practitioners or those who serve minority ..
  14. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 3
    Ruth Holst; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..emphasis on Internet access and collaborations with other organizations/institutions that work with public health personnel;and institutions whose objective is to train minority health practitioners or those who serve minority ..
  15. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) region 4
    Claire Hamasu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..emphasis on Internet access and collaborations with other organizations/institutions that work with public health personnel;and institutions whose objective is to train minority health practitioners or those who serve minority ..
  16. Infant Screening and Diagnosis of Duchenne Muscular Dys*
    Paul Fernhoff; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These data points will be tracked throughout the project. ..
  17. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) region 4
    Claire Hamasu; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..emphasis on Internet access and collaborations with other organizations/institutions that work with public health personnel;and institutions whose objective is to train minority health practitioners or those who serve minority ..
  18. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 5
    MICHELLE MALIZIA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..emphasis on Internet access and collaborations with other organizations/institutions that work with public health personnel;and institutions whose objective is to train minority health practitioners or those who serve minority ..
  19. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 6
    CATHY BURROUGHS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..emphasis on Internet access and collaborations with other organizations/institutions that work with public health personnel;and institutions whose objective is to train minority health practitioners or those who serve minority ..
  20. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 5
    MICHELLE MALIZIA; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..emphasis on Internet access and collaborations with other organizations/institutions that work with public health personnel;and institutions whose objective is to train minority health practitioners or those who serve minority ..
  21. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 7
    TAMARA COMBS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..emphasis on Internet access and collaborations with other organizations/institutions that work with public health personnel;and institutions whose objective is to train minority health practitioners or those who serve minority ..
  22. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 8
    Javier Crespo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..emphasis on Internet access and collaborations with other organizations/institutions that work with public health personnel;and institutions whose objective is to train minority health practitioners or those who serve minority ..
  23. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 8
    Javier Crespo; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..emphasis on Internet access and collaborations with other organizations/institutions that work with public health personnel;and institutions whose objective is to train minority health practitioners or those who serve minority ..
  24. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 4
    HAMASU CLAIRE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..emphasis on Internet access and collaborations with other organizations/institutions that work with public health personnel;and institutions whose objective is to train minority health practitioners or those who serve minority ..
  25. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 4
    HAMASU CLAIRE; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..emphasis on Internet access and collaborations with other organizations/institutions that work with public health personnel;and institutions whose objective is to train minority health practitioners or those who serve minority ..
  26. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 4
    HAMASU CLAIRE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..emphasis on Internet access and collaborations with other organizations/institutions that work with public health personnel;and institutions whose objective is to train minority health practitioners or those who serve minority ..
  27. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 8
    Javier Crespo; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..emphasis on Internet access and collaborations with other organizations/institutions that work with public health personnel;and institutions whose objective is to train minority health practitioners or those who serve minority ..
  28. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 1
    Colleen Cuddy; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..emphasis on Internet access and collaborations with other organizations/institutions that work with public health personnel;and institutions whose objective is to train minority health practitioners or those who serve minority ..
  29. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 6
    CATHY BURROUGHS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..emphasis on Internet access and collaborations with other organizations/institutions that work with public health personnel;and institutions whose objective is to train minority health practitioners or those who serve minority ..
  30. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 6
    CATHY BURROUGHS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..emphasis on Internet access and collaborations with other organizations/institutions that work with public health personnel;and institutions whose objective is to train minority health practitioners or those who serve minority ..
  31. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 5
    MICHELLE MALIZIA; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..emphasis on Internet access and collaborations with other organizations/institutions that work with public health personnel;and institutions whose objective is to train minority health practitioners or those who serve minority ..
  32. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 5
    MICHELLE MALIZIA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..emphasis on Internet access and collaborations with other organizations/institutions that work with public health personnel;and institutions whose objective is to train minority health practitioners or those who serve minority ..
  33. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 1
    KATE BURR OLIVER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..emphasis on Internet access and collaborations with other organizations/institutions that work with public health personnel;and institutions whose objective is to train minority health practitioners or those who serve minority ..
  34. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 5
    MICHELLE MALIZIA; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..emphasis on Internet access and collaborations with other organizations/institutions that work with public health personnel;and institutions whose objective is to train minority health practitioners or those who serve minority ..
  35. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 6
    CATHY BURROUGHS; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..emphasis on Internet access and collaborations with other organizations/institutions that work with public health personnel;and institutions whose objective is to train minority health practitioners or those who serve minority ..
  36. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 7
    Julie Kwan; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..emphasis on Internet access and collaborations with other organizations/institutions that work with public health personnel;and institutions whose objective is to train minority health practitioners or those who serve minority ..
  37. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 7
    Julie Kwan; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..emphasis on Internet access and collaborations with other organizations/institutions that work with public health personnel;and institutions whose objective is to train minority health practitioners or those who serve minority ..
  38. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 7
    Julie Kwan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..emphasis on Internet access and collaborations with other organizations/institutions that work with public health personnel;and institutions whose objective is to train minority health practitioners or those who serve minority ..
  39. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 1
    BARBARA EPSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..emphasis on Internet access and collaborations with other organizations/institutions that work with public health personnel;and institutions whose objective is to train minority health practitioners or those who serve minority ..
  40. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 1
    BARBARA EPSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..emphasis on Internet access and collaborations with other organizations/institutions that work with public health personnel;and institutions whose objective is to train minority health practitioners or those who serve minority ..
  41. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 1
    BARBARA EPSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..emphasis on Internet access and collaborations with other organizations/institutions that work with public health personnel;and institutions whose objective is to train minority health practitioners or those who serve minority ..
  42. Improving Hmong Health through Community Based Participatory Research
    DIAN LORENE BAKER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The goal of this study is to assist in meeting the Healthy People 2020 objectives (D 2-14) for Hmong community members with Type 2 diabetes mellitus and improve health outcomes. ..
  43. Predictors of sleep-dependent Memory Consolidation in Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    Ina E Djonlagic; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Ultimately, this research has the opportunity to provide critical information that may in due course alter how sleep apnea is defined and thus provide a major impact on the care of sleep apnea patients. ..
  44. PTSD Hyperarousal Symptoms Treated with Physiological Stress Management
    WALTON THOMPSON ROTH; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..VA mental health personnel know from past experience that combat PTSD patients often do not respond to a single treatment or treatment ..
  45. Interactive Multimedia Intervention to Improve Colonoscopy and Bowel Prep Adhere
    JOHN MATTHEW INADOMI; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Although preparation quality is important for all persons, this intervention will be targeted to African Americans since they are at increased risk of non-adherence to the preparation. ..
  46. Innovative technologies to effectively treat Multi-drug resistant and/or biofilm-
    Jie Wen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..By 2007, the US wound care market has grown to an estimated $10 B. This growth has driven efforts to reduce infection that resulted in the development of antimicrobial dressings. ..
  47. Long-acting EPO analog for treating anemia associated with chronic kidney disease
    GEORGE NORBERT COX; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  48. Kidney Donor Outcomes Cohort (KDOC) Study
    James R Rodrigue; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  49. Confirmatory Screening for Congenital Non-Syndromic Genetic Hearing Loss Using Ta
    Edwin W Naylor; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  50. System for Tracking and Managing Pain (STAMP)
    Wendy A Rogers; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  51. HAART optimism, drug use and risky sexual behavior among MSM in British Columbia.
    Robert Stephen Hogg; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  52. An Integrated Diagnostic System for Rapid Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing
    VINCENT JEN JR GAU; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..A separate Milestones and Timeline section is included at the end of the Research Strategy. ..
  53. Continuous Oxygen Monitor for Patients on Long-Term Oxygen Therapy (COMPLY)
    B Eugene Parker; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The proposed system will provide an elective, practical, and fordable method for reliably assessing LTOT adherence in clinical practice and research settings. ..
  54. Home ECG Monitoring to Detect Allograft Rejection Following Heart Transplantation
    Barbara J Drew; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The public health benefit of detecting a simple ECG marker of heart transplant rejection is that it might yield earlier detection, allow more timely initiation of medical therapy and reduce mortality from acute rejection. ..
  55. Tailored telehealth weight management tool to overweight adults with disabilities
    DERSHUNG YANG; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  56. 2012 AAOS Femoroacetabular Impingement Research Symposium
    John C Clohisy; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..There is a major need for improved consensus regarding the definition, diagnosis, treatment and etiological role of FAI relative to hip OA. ..
  57. Cigarette Smoking among Head and Neck Cancer Patients: A Prospective Study
    JESSICA LYNN BURRIS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..importance of integrating discussions of behavior change into the course of cancer treatment, and may inform health personnel and behavioral science researchers of significant risk factors for cigarette smoking following HNSCC ..
  58. In-reach for Successful Aging through Education(i-SAGE)
    Vyjeyanthi S Periyakoil; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..training program on successful aging to be used by (a) Bi-lingual, multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary health personnel, clinicians and trainees (clinicians, physicians-in-training, medical students and nursing students) at ..
  59. Intervening to Improve Birth Weight and Infant Respiratory Health in Rural Ghana
    PATRICK LOTT KINNEY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The proposed research will carefully examine the benefits of an intervention to improve infant birth weight and respiratory health in rural Ghana. ..
  60. Medications Prescribed in Emergency Departments for Non-Traumatic Dental Conditio
    Christopher Okunseri; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  61. MCRC for Rheumatic Diseases in African Americans
    Gary S Gilkeson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  62. Exploring the Attitudes and Use of Family Cancer History and Biospecimen Collecti
    JANET JEANNE KELLY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Throughout this project as researchers, we hope to increase our understanding of culturally appropriate approaches to discussions and practices in family health history, biospecimen collection and cancer genomic research. ..
  63. Estimating Hospital Outcome Quality: Applications to Pay-for-Performance
    Andrew M Ryan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This research can be used to design payment policy that creates stronger incentives for value and quality improvement in healthcare. ..
  64. Impact of Heath Information Technology on Delivery and Quality of Patient Care
    AMANDA JANE HESSELS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This will impact public health by generating knowledge that may be used to direct valuable resources that will have the greatest positive effect for hospitalized patients. ..
  65. UNE'S CONFERENCE DIABETES IN PUERTO RICAN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENT: EMERGING EPIDE
    LILLIAM LIZARDI-ONEILL; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ....
  66. Development of a High Efficiency Plasma Sterilizer
    BRIAN BROSDAHL; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Phygen has been awarded a contract by the US Army to develop and produce transportable sterilization devices. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  67. A Workshop to Transform Mindsets
    David B Mayer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  68. Raising Literacy and Capacity for Incontinence and Skin Care in Dementia
    Donna Bliss; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  69. ADOPTION OF CANCER PAIN GUIDELINES IN MANAGED CARE
    MILDRED SOLOMON; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Thus, one important result of this study is that it will provide a rigorous test of a behavior change intervention's impact on patients as well as providers. ..
  70. Clinical Response to Biomarker Documentation of Child Secondhand Smoke Exposure
    ANNE JOSEPH; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The intervention is designed to help parents stop smoking and reduce childhood exposure to secondhand smoke. ..
  71. Integrating Patient Generated Family Health History from Varied EHR Entry Portals
    Jennifer S Haas; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  72. A Bridge Between the Academic and Clinical Setting: Evi*
    Rebecca Craik; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The planning team for this grant includes Param Bedi, head of information technology and Ann Ranieri, head of library technical services at Arcadia University...
  73. Open-Source Informatics Used to Improve Outcomes in Pediatric Liver Transplants
    STEVEN PETER BUCUVALAS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  74. Appalachian Regional Informatics Consortium (ARIC)Planning Project
    Brian Phillips; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The innovative approach of the ARIC Project will enhance the continuity of care and create new resources that contribute to biomedical knowledge, research and medical education. ..
  75. Failure to Utilize Diabetes Health Services Following a Referral
    Andrew John Karter; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This project will help us better understand patients who are "falling through the cracks" despite full access to integrated health care, and allow healthcare delivery systems to modify their programs to better serve their membership. ..
  76. Intimate Partner Violence in Rural Aging Women: Promoting Community Knowledge
    KAREN ROBERTO; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  77. Dev. of a Suicide Prevention Training Curr f/Justice Sys Gatekeepers
    Henry J Steadman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..to assist in making this determination Make appropriate and judicious referrals to qualified mental health personnel for screening andassessment of those individuals identified as being "at-risk" for suicide Understand the ..
  78. Training Leaders to Improve Healthcare Quality in Emergency Settings for Children
    Charles Macias; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  79. Implementing a low-literacy, multimedia IT system to enhance patient-centered can
    Elizabeth Hahn; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..It can also be adapted for other health conditions. This novel multimedia IT system may be especially helpful in addressing disparities in cancer care for vulnerable populations. ..
  80. Health & Aging: Understanding Alcohol Use (NIAAA)
    CATHERINE BRUSS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  81. CEA AND MANAGED CARE: MAINTAINING HEALTH OF POPULATIONS
    Mark Hornbrook; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..abstract_text> ..
  82. Software Leveraging a Standards-Based Web Service Framework for Decision Support
    David Lobach; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Increased use of decision support tools can be expected to improve care quality, reduce medical errors, lower healthcare costs, and augment disease management for patients and populations. ..
  83. Regional Approach for THQIT in Rural Settings - Impleme*
    FRANCIS RICHARDS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Accomplishing the goals of this proposal will mean more effective triage in rural emergency departments, better informed clinicians and better coordination and higher quality of care. ..
  84. MEDICAL MALPRACTICE EFFECTS ON THE PRODUCTIVITY OF OBG'S
    CAROLE KEELS; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..records, defensively monitoring journals, spending more time with patients, and delegating less to allied health personnel. The main hypothesis of this research is that these practice alterations result in a decrease in productivity ..
  85. Development of Point-of-Care Liat? Quantitative HIV Assay
    DAVID DOLINGER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..a rapid testing methodology for the determination of vaccine treatment benefit in infected patients, (iii) health personnel to detect and quantitate HIV-1 virus in acutely infected patients, (iv) allow point-of-care real time testing ..
  86. Very Low-Cost C-Scan Ultrasonic Imaging
    Karen Morgan; Fiscal Year: 2007
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