Genomes and Genes
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)
Publications369 found, 100 shown here
- 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...
- The effect of mobile phone text-message reminders on Kenyan health workers' adherence to malaria treatment guidelines: a cluster randomised trialDejan 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...
- Human resources for health: overcoming the crisisLincoln 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...
- Guidelines and mindlines: why do clinical staff over-diagnose malaria in Tanzania? A qualitative studyClare 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...
- Interferon-gamma release assays for tuberculosis screening of healthcare workers: a systematic reviewAlice 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...
- '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 ZambiaMarjolein 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...
- Translation of artemether-lumefantrine treatment policy into paediatric clinical practice: an early experience from KenyaD 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...
- Negotiating multiple barriers: health workers' access to counselling, testing and treatment in MalawiIreen 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...
- Impact of a mHealth intervention for peer health workers on AIDS care in rural Uganda: a mixed methods evaluation of a cluster-randomized trialLarry 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...
- Health worker performance in the management of paediatric fevers following in-service training and exposure to job aids in KenyaBeatrice 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...
- A national survey of the impact of rapid scale-up of antiretroviral therapy on health-care workers in Malawi: effects on human resources and survivalSimon 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...
- Inequities in the global health workforce: the greatest impediment to health in sub-Saharan AfricaStella 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....
- HIV/AIDS prevalence among South African health workersO 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...
- Role of hand hygiene in healthcare-associated infection preventionB 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...
- How can research organizations more effectively transfer research knowledge to decision makers?John N Lavis
Milbank Q 81:221-48, 171-2. 2003..Research funders can help research organizations take advantage of these opportunities...
- Within-subject variability of Mycobacterium tuberculosis-specific gamma interferon responses in German health care workersFelix 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...
- 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...
- The influence of power dynamics and trust on multidisciplinary collaboration: a qualitative case study of type 2 diabetes mellitusJulie 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...
- Hepatitis C virus-multispecific T-cell responses without viremia or seroconversion among Egyptian health care workers at high risk of infectionSayed 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...
- Quality of malaria case management at outpatient health facilities in AngolaAlexander 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...
- Serial testing of health care workers for tuberculosis using interferon-gamma assayMadhukar 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...
- Tuberculosis among health care workersIacopo 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...
- 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 personnelJamie 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.
- High incidence of hospital admissions with multidrug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis among South African health care workersMax 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...
- Risk factors for hepatitis C virus infection among Egyptian healthcare workers in a national liver diseases referral centreSayed 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...
- Vaccination coverage rates in eleven European countries during two consecutive influenza seasonsPatricia 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...
- 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....
- Outpatient process quality evaluation and the Hawthorne EffectKenneth 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...
- Effectiveness of influenza vaccine in health care professionals: a randomized trialJ 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...
- Dispensary level pilot implementation of rapid diagnostic tests: an evaluation of RDT acceptance and usage by providers and patients--Tanzania, 2005Holly 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...
- 'My five moments for hand hygiene': a user-centred design approach to understand, train, monitor and report hand hygieneH 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...
- Evidence-based model for hand transmission during patient care and the role of improved practicesDidier 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...
- Infection control and the burden of tuberculosis infection and disease in health care workers in china: a cross-sectional studyGuang 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...
- Promoting networks between evidence-based medicine and values-based medicine in continuing medical educationMyriam 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...
- The effects of medical tourism: Thailand's experienceAnchana 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...
- A multifaceted intervention to improve health worker adherence to integrated management of childhood illness guidelines in BeninAlexander 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....
- 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, 2006/07Chris 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...
- Why first-level health workers fail to follow guidelines for managing severe disease in children in the Coast Region, the United Republic of TanzaniaNicholas 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...
- Did the pandemic have an impact on influenza vaccination attitude? A survey among health care workersBilgin 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...
- Prevalence and predictors of HIV-related stigma among institutional- and community-based caregivers of orphans and vulnerable children living in five less-wealthy countriesLynne 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...
- Health systems and access to antiretroviral drugs for HIV in Southern Africa: service delivery and human resources challengesHelen Schneider
Centre for Health Policy, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Reprod Health Matters 14:12-23. 2006....
- Pakistan human resources for health assessment, 2009A 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...
- New interventions to increase influenza vaccination rates in health care workersAnna 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...
- Challenges of interferon-γ release assay conversions in serial testing of health-care workers in a TB control programKimberlee 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...
- Protecting health care workers from tuberculosis in China: a review of policy and practice in China and the United StatesShua J Chai
United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
Health Policy Plan 28:100-9. 2013....
- A national infection control evaluation of drug-resistant tuberculosis hospitals in South AfricaJ 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...
- Factors influencing pandemic influenza vaccination of healthcare workers--a systematic reviewChatura Prematunge
The University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Vaccine 30:4733-43. 2012....
- Optimisation of infection prevention and control in acute health care by use of behaviour change: a systematic reviewRachel Edwards
National Centre for Infection Prevention and Management, Department of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK
Lancet Infect Dis 12:318-29. 2012....
- TB screening in Canadian health care workers using interferon-gamma release assaysAlice Zwerling
Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
PLoS ONE 7:e43014. 2012....
- Awareness and knowledge of schistosomiasis infection and prevention in the "Three Gorges Dam" reservoir area: a cross-sectional study on local residents and health personnelHuan 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.
- Reducing HIV-related stigma in health care settings: a randomized controlled trial in ChinaLi 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...
- Barriers and motivators affecting tuberculosis infection control practices of Russian health care workersW 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...
- Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 risk for frontline health care workersCaroline 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...
- Screening for intimate partner violence by health care providers. Barriers and interventionsJ 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...
- Salaries and incomes of health workers in sub-Saharan AfricaDavid 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...
- Prevalence of HBV and HBV vaccination coverage in health care workers of tertiary hospitals of Peshawar, PakistanSobia 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...
- Serial testing with the interferon-γ release assay in Portuguese healthcare workersJosé 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...
- Influenza vaccination of health care workers in long-term-care hospitals reduces the mortality of elderly patientsJ 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...
- Predictors of persistently positive Mycobacterium-tuberculosis-specific interferon-gamma responses in the serial testing of health care workersFelix C Ringshausen
Department of Medicine III Pneumology, Allergology and Sleep Medicine, University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Bochum, Germany
BMC Infect Dis 10:220. 2010....
- Immunogenicity of a monovalent pandemic influenza A H1N1 vaccine in health-care workers of a university hospital in JapanHidetoshi 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...
- 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...
- Job demands, job resources and long-term sickness absence in the Danish eldercare services: a prospective analysis of register-based outcomesThomas 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...
- 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-infectionV 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...
- Opportunities and challenges of Web 2.0 within the health care systems: an empirical explorationFrancisco 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...
- 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....
- Knowledge and skills of professional carers working with older people with depressionMarita 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...
- Antenatal care in practice: an exploratory study in antenatal care clinics in the Kilombero Valley, south-eastern TanzaniaKarin 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...
- A retrospective analysis of the change in anti-malarial treatment policy: PeruHolly 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...
- Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus transmission: the possible importance of unrecognized health care worker carriageDebby 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...
- Knowledge of risk factors, beliefs and practices of female healthcare professionals towards breast cancer in a tertiary institution in Lagos, NigeriaNasiru 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...
- Outcomes of interprofessional education for Community Mental Health Services in England: the longitudinal evaluation of a postgraduate programmeJohn 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...
- Use and limitations of malaria rapid diagnostic testing by community health workers in war-torn Democratic Republic of CongoMichael 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...
- Main and interactive effects of shiftwork, age and work stress on health in an Italian sample of healthcare workersP 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...
- Use of traditional medicine in Lao PDRK 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...
- Requiring influenza vaccination for health care workersOlga 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...
- NIOSH research efforts to prevent musculoskeletal disorders in the healthcare industryThomas 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...
- Strategies for facilitating change in alcohol and other drugs (AOD) professional practice: a systematic review of the effectiveness of reminders and feedbackPetra 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...
- The use of the Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) among personnel and students in health care: a reviewAnna 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...
- Discriminatory attitudes and practices by health workers toward patients with HIV/AIDS in NigeriaChen 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...
- Hand hygiene rates unaffected by installation of dispensers of a rapidly acting hand antisepticC 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...
- Self-administered instruments to measure cultural competence of health professionals: a systematic reviewAysegul 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...
- Hand hygiene: simple and complexP 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...
- Prevalence of HIV, hepatitis B and C amongst health workers of Civil Hospital KarachiS 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)...
- Hepatitis B in healthcare workers: prevalence, vaccination and relation to occupational factorsLuiz 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...
- Influence of rub-in technique on required application time and hand coverage in hygienic hand disinfectionGunter 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...
- Informal economic activities of public health workers in Uganda: implications for quality and accessibility of careB 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...
- Vaccine refusal, mandatory immunization, and the risks of vaccine-preventable diseasesSaad 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....
- The Lowbury lecture: behaviour in infection controlD Pittet
Infection Control Programme, University of Geneva Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
J Hosp Infect 58:1-13. 2004....
- Culturally competent healthcare systems. A systematic reviewLaurie 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....
- Legal and ethical implications of opt-out HIV testingCatherine Hanssens
Center for HIV Law and Policy, New York, New York 10006, USA
Clin Infect Dis 45:S232-9. 2007....
- Health facility and health worker readiness to deliver new national treatment policy for malaria in KenyaJ 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...
- Risk of tuberculosis infection and disease associated with work in health care settingsD 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...
- Clinicians' expectations of Web 2.0 as a mechanism for knowledge transfer of stroke best practicesIsabelle 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...
- [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. 2009To analyze the needs perceived by health personnel in the provision of healthcare to the immigrant population and to provide suggestions for improvement.
- An evaluation study on the relevance and effectiveness of training activities in Northern UgandaLuigi 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...
- Blood transfer devices for malaria rapid diagnostic tests: evaluation of accuracy, safety and ease of useHeidi Hopkins
Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics, Lumumba Avenue, Kampala, Uganda
Malar J 10:30. 2011Malaria 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...
- Practically speaking: rethinking hand hygiene improvement programs in health care settingsCrystal 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...
- Using sensor networks to study the effect of peripatetic healthcare workers on the spread of hospital-associated infectionsThomas 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...
- Screening for latent tuberculosis infection in South Korean healthcare workers using a tuberculin skin test and whole blood interferon-gamma assayKyung 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...
- Constraints and prospects for contraceptive service provision to young people in Uganda: providers' perspectivesGorrette 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...
- Geographic inequities in provision and utilization of malaria treatment services in southeast Nigeria: diagnosis, providers and drugsObinna 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...
- A+ Asthma Rural PartnershipArlene 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...
- A MULTI-CHANNEL GASTRIC PACER FOR TREATING GASTROPARESISRobert Ross; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Susceptibility Testing, Treatment Choices, and Outcomes of MDR-GNB InfectionsLisa 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. ..
- Prevention of Complications in ThalassemiaElliott P Vichinsky; Fiscal Year: 2011..Ourmissionalsoincludesmonitorinbgloodsafety amongtransfusion-dependtehnatlassemipaatientsa,ndprovidingoutreachand educationservicestoallat-riskpopulationtshroughoutht estate. ..
- 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 ..
- 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 ..
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 2JM 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 ..
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 2JM J TOOEY; Fiscal Year: 2011
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 2JM J TOOEY; Fiscal Year: 2013
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 3Ruth Holst; Fiscal Year: 2010
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 3Ruth Holst; Fiscal Year: 2009
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 3Ruth Holst; Fiscal Year: 2011
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 3Ruth Holst; Fiscal Year: 2012
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 3Ruth Holst; Fiscal Year: 2013
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) region 4Claire Hamasu; Fiscal Year: 2010
- Infant Screening and Diagnosis of Duchenne Muscular Dys*Paul Fernhoff; Fiscal Year: 2007..These data points will be tracked throughout the project. ..
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) region 4Claire Hamasu; Fiscal Year: 2009
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 5MICHELLE MALIZIA; Fiscal Year: 2010
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 6CATHY BURROUGHS; Fiscal Year: 2009
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 5MICHELLE MALIZIA; Fiscal Year: 2009
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 7TAMARA COMBS; Fiscal Year: 2010
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 8Javier Crespo; Fiscal Year: 2013
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 8Javier Crespo; Fiscal Year: 2011
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 4HAMASU CLAIRE; Fiscal Year: 2013
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 4HAMASU CLAIRE; Fiscal Year: 2011
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 4HAMASU CLAIRE; Fiscal Year: 2012
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 8Javier Crespo; Fiscal Year: 2012
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 1Colleen Cuddy; Fiscal Year: 2010
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 6CATHY BURROUGHS; Fiscal Year: 2012
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 6CATHY BURROUGHS; Fiscal Year: 2013
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 5MICHELLE MALIZIA; Fiscal Year: 2011
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 5MICHELLE MALIZIA; Fiscal Year: 2013
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 1KATE BURR OLIVER; Fiscal Year: 2009
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 5MICHELLE MALIZIA; Fiscal Year: 2012
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 6CATHY BURROUGHS; Fiscal Year: 2011
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 7Julie Kwan; Fiscal Year: 2011
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 7Julie Kwan; Fiscal Year: 2012
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 7Julie Kwan; Fiscal Year: 2013
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 1BARBARA EPSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2011
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 1BARBARA EPSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2012
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 1BARBARA EPSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2013
- Improving Hmong Health through Community Based Participatory ResearchDIAN 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. ..
- Predictors of sleep-dependent Memory Consolidation in Obstructive Sleep ApneaIna 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. ..
- PTSD Hyperarousal Symptoms Treated with Physiological Stress ManagementWALTON 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 ..
- Interactive Multimedia Intervention to Improve Colonoscopy and Bowel Prep AdhereJOHN 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. ..
- 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. ..
- Long-acting EPO analog for treating anemia associated with chronic kidney diseaseGEORGE NORBERT COX; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Kidney Donor Outcomes Cohort (KDOC) StudyJames R Rodrigue; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Confirmatory Screening for Congenital Non-Syndromic Genetic Hearing Loss Using TaEdwin W Naylor; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- System for Tracking and Managing Pain (STAMP)Wendy A Rogers; Fiscal Year: 2012....
- HAART optimism, drug use and risky sexual behavior among MSM in British Columbia.Robert Stephen Hogg; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- An Integrated Diagnostic System for Rapid Antimicrobial Susceptibility TestingVINCENT JEN JR GAU; Fiscal Year: 2013..A separate Milestones and Timeline section is included at the end of the Research Strategy. ..
- 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. ..
- Home ECG Monitoring to Detect Allograft Rejection Following Heart TransplantationBarbara 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. ..
- Tailored telehealth weight management tool to overweight adults with disabilitiesDERSHUNG YANG; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- 2012 AAOS Femoroacetabular Impingement Research SymposiumJohn 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. ..
- Cigarette Smoking among Head and Neck Cancer Patients: A Prospective StudyJESSICA 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 ..
- 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 ..
- Intervening to Improve Birth Weight and Infant Respiratory Health in Rural GhanaPATRICK 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. ..
- Medications Prescribed in Emergency Departments for Non-Traumatic Dental ConditioChristopher Okunseri; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- MCRC for Rheumatic Diseases in African AmericansGary S Gilkeson; Fiscal Year: 2013..abstract_text> ..
- Exploring the Attitudes and Use of Family Cancer History and Biospecimen CollectiJANET 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. ..
- Estimating Hospital Outcome Quality: Applications to Pay-for-PerformanceAndrew 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. ..
- Impact of Heath Information Technology on Delivery and Quality of Patient CareAMANDA 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. ..
- UNE'S CONFERENCE DIABETES IN PUERTO RICAN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENT: EMERGING EPIDELILLIAM LIZARDI-ONEILL; Fiscal Year: 2011....
- Development of a High Efficiency Plasma SterilizerBRIAN BROSDAHL; Fiscal Year: 2007..Phygen has been awarded a contract by the US Army to develop and produce transportable sterilization devices. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- A Workshop to Transform MindsetsDavid B Mayer; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Raising Literacy and Capacity for Incontinence and Skin Care in DementiaDonna Bliss; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- ADOPTION OF CANCER PAIN GUIDELINES IN MANAGED CAREMILDRED 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. ..
- Clinical Response to Biomarker Documentation of Child Secondhand Smoke ExposureANNE JOSEPH; Fiscal Year: 2010..The intervention is designed to help parents stop smoking and reduce childhood exposure to secondhand smoke. ..
- Integrating Patient Generated Family Health History from Varied EHR Entry PortalsJennifer S Haas; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- 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...
- Open-Source Informatics Used to Improve Outcomes in Pediatric Liver TransplantsSTEVEN PETER BUCUVALAS; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Appalachian Regional Informatics Consortium (ARIC)Planning ProjectBrian 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. ..
- Failure to Utilize Diabetes Health Services Following a ReferralAndrew 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. ..
- Intimate Partner Violence in Rural Aging Women: Promoting Community KnowledgeKAREN ROBERTO; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Dev. of a Suicide Prevention Training Curr f/Justice Sys GatekeepersHenry 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 ..
- Training Leaders to Improve Healthcare Quality in Emergency Settings for ChildrenCharles Macias; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Implementing a low-literacy, multimedia IT system to enhance patient-centered canElizabeth 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. ..
- Health & Aging: Understanding Alcohol Use (NIAAA)CATHERINE BRUSS; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- CEA AND MANAGED CARE: MAINTAINING HEALTH OF POPULATIONSMark Hornbrook; Fiscal Year: 1999..abstract_text> ..
- Software Leveraging a Standards-Based Web Service Framework for Decision SupportDavid 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. ..
- 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. ..
- MEDICAL MALPRACTICE EFFECTS ON THE PRODUCTIVITY OF OBG'SCAROLE 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 ..
- Development of Point-of-Care Liat? Quantitative HIV AssayDAVID 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 ..
- Very Low-Cost C-Scan Ultrasonic ImagingKaren Morgan; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..