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allied health personnel
Summary: Health care workers specially trained and licensed to assist and support the work of health professionals. Often used synonymously with paramedical personnel, the term generally refers to all health care workers who perform tasks which must otherwise be performed by a physician or other health professional.
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- Certificate Program for Otolaryngology Personnel (CPOP): A good solution for many practice challengesRobert Thayer Sataloff
Ear Nose Throat J 85:468, 470. 2006
- Misplaced endotracheal tubes by paramedics in an urban emergency medical services systemS H Katz
Department of Emergency Medicine, JFK Medical Center, Atlantis, FL, USA
Ann Emerg Med 37:32-7. 2001..Data from other communities are needed to clarify the scope of this alarming issue...
- [Interdisciplinary relationships and humanization in intensive care units]Lourdes Rubio Rico
Diplomada en Enfermeria, Unidad de Cuidados Intensivos, Hospital Universitari Joan XXIII, Departament d Infermeria, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain
Enferm Intensiva 17:141-53. 2006..To analyze those aspects of the relationship between the health care team of an ICU that may be decisive in the construction of humanized care...
- Etomidate versus midazolam for out-of-hospital intubation: a prospective, randomized trialJeanne Jacoby
St Luke s Hospital, Bethlehem, PA 18015, USA
Ann Emerg Med 47:525-30. 2006..The primary objective of this study is to compare the intubation success rates of etomidate and midazolam when used for sedative-facilitated intubation, without paralytics, in out-of-hospital adult patients...
- "Reforming Emergency Care": the ambulance impact. A personal viewI Robertson-Steel
West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust, Millennium Point, Waterfront Business Park, Waterfront Way, Brierley Hill, DY5 1LX, UK
Emerg Med J 21:207-11. 2004..This article aims to stimulate debate on the effect on ambulance services in the United Kingdom...
- An exploration of issues of management and intention to stay: allied health professionals in South West Victoria, AustraliaKaren Stagnitti
Occupational Science and Therapy, Deakin University, Waterfront Campus, 1 Gheringhap Street, Geelong, VIC 3217, Australia
J Allied Health 35:226-32. 2006..Recommendations are given for organizational development and training for managers...
- Measuring rural allied health workforce turnover and retention: what are the patterns, determinants and costs?Marita Chisholm
School of Rural Health, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Bendigo, Victoria 3552, Australia
Aust J Rural Health 19:81-8. 2011..To measure variations in patterns of turnover and retention, determinants of turnover, and costs of recruitment of allied health professionals in rural areas...
- Understanding job satisfaction amongst mid-level cadres in Malawi: the contribution of organisational justiceEilish McAuliffe
Centre for Global Health, Trinity College, University of Dublin, Ireland
Reprod Health Matters 17:80-90. 2009..These findings highlight the important role that managers can play in the motivation, career development and performance of mid-level health workers...
- Retention of allied health professionals in rural New South Wales: a thematic analysis of focus group discussionsSheila Keane
University Centre for Rural Health, University of Sydney, PO Box 3074, Lismore, NSW, Australia
BMC Health Serv Res 12:175. 2012..This study aims to identify aspects of recruitment and retention of rural allied health professionals using qualitative methodology...
- Oral misoprostol for prevention of postpartum hemorrhage by paramedical workers in IndiaN Chandhiok
Division of Reproductive Health and Nutrition, Indian Council of Medical Research, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi
Int J Gynaecol Obstet 92:170-5. 2006..To study whether paramedical workers from rural primary health centers in India are able to administer oral misoprostol and actively manage the third stage of labor to prevent postpartum hemorrhage (PPH)...
- Nursing home staff attitudes towards residents with dementia: strain and satisfaction with workHenry Brodaty
School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Randwick, New South Wales 2031, Australia
J Adv Nurs 44:583-90. 2003..Workload is highly predictive of the experience of burden and job pressure, while these outcomes vary according to whether staff work full- or part-time...
- Survey of the rural allied health workforce in New South Wales to inform recruitment and retentionSheila Keane
University Centre for Rural Health Northern Rivers, The University of Sydney, Lismore, New South Wales, Australia
Aust J Rural Health 19:38-44. 2011..To investigate the demographics, employment, education and factors affecting recruitment and retention of New South Wales (NSW) rural allied health professionals...
- Recruitment and retention of rural allied health professionals in developmental disability services in New South WalesLois A Denham
Department of Ageing Disability and Home Care, Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia
Aust J Rural Health 12:28-9. 2004
- Retention of allied health professionals in the south-west of VictoriaKaren Stagnitti
Department of Rural Health, Greater Green Triangle University, PO Box 423, Warrnambool, Victoria 3280, Australia
Aust J Rural Health 13:364-5. 2005
- Healthcare assistants in general practice: practical and conceptual issues of skill-mix changeSara Bosley
Health Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry
Br J Gen Pract 58:118-24. 2008..It is concluded that HCAs can make an increasingly useful contribution to the skill mix in general practice, but that more research and evaluation are needed to inform their training and development within the general practice team...
- Non medical prescribing leads views on their role and the implementation of non medical prescribing from a multi-organisational perspectiveMolly Courtenay
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 11:142. 2011..The aim of this research was to explore the role of the organisational NMP lead across a range of practice settings within one Strategic Health Authority (SHA) and consider the development of NMP from a multi-organisational perspective...
- The effect of internal marketing on job satisfaction in health services: a pilot study in public hospitals in Northern GreeceEfthymios Iliopoulos
Orthopaedic Department, General Hospital of Veria, 59100 Veria, Greece
BMC Health Serv Res 11:261. 2011..The purpose of this study was to explore the effect of internal marketing on job satisfaction in health services, particularly in public hospitals in Northern Greece...
- Job stress and job satisfaction of physicians, radiographers, nurses and physicists working in radiotherapy: a multicenter analysis by the DEGRO Quality of Life Work GroupSusanne Sehlen
Department of Radiotherapy and Radiooncology, University Munich, Munich, Germany
Radiat Oncol 4:6. 2009..These trends strongly influence the workplace environment and are a potential source of stress and burnout among professionals working in radiotherapy...
- Why did they leave and what can they tell us? Allied health professionals leaving rural settingsKevin O'Toole
International and Political Studies, Deakin University, PO Box 423, Warrnambool, VIC 3280, Australia
Aust Health Rev 34:66-72. 2010..The attempts by government to address some of the leading factors for retention of allied health professionals are perhaps too narrowly focussed on the public sector and could encompass a wider approach...
- Task shifting for emergency obstetric surgery in district hospitals in SenegalVincent De Brouwere
Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
Reprod Health Matters 17:32-44. 2009..Communities appreciated that the services saved lives and money, but called for improved information and greater continuity of care...
- Effect of out-of-hospital pediatric endotracheal intubation on survival and neurological outcome: a controlled clinical trialM Gausche
Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, and Harbor UCLA Research and Education Institute, Torrance, Calif 90509, USA
JAMA 283:783-90. 2000..Endotracheal intubation (ETI) is widely used for airway management of children in the out-of-hospital setting, despite a lack of controlled trials demonstrating a positive effect on survival or neurological outcome...
- Paramedic performance in calculating drug dosages following stressful scenarios in a human patient simulatorVicki R LeBlanc
The Education Department, Ontario Air Ambulance Base Hospital Program, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Prehosp Emerg Care 9:439-44. 2005..However, there is little published research regarding the effects of stress on the cognitive skills necessary for optimal patient care...
- Allied health professionals' use of online evidence: a survey of 790 staff working in the Australian public hospital systemA Sophie Gosling
Centre for Health Informatics, Level 2, Samuels Building, University of New South Wales, Kensington, Sydney 2052, NSW, Australia
Int J Med Inform 73:391-401. 2004....
- Rethinking policies for the retention of allied health professionals in rural areas: a social relations approachKevin O'Toole
School of International and Political Studies, Deakin University, Warrnambool, Victoria 3280, Australia
Health Policy 87:326-32. 2008..The aim of this paper is to question the present dominant hierarchical approach taken in relation to the retention of allied health professionals in rural localities...
- Knowledge and beliefs concerning evidence-based practice amongst complementary and alternative medicine health care practitioners and allied health care professionals: a questionnaire surveyJulie Hadley
The Education Resource Centre, Birmingham Women s Health Care NHS Trust, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TG, UK
BMC Complement Altern Med 8:45. 2008..Evidence-based practice (EBP) has become an important competency in many allied and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) health care practitioners' professional standards of proficiency...
- Knowledge and use of evidence-based practice by allied health and health science professionals in the United KingdomDominic Upton
Division of Psychology, University of Worcester, Henwick Grove, Worcester, England WR2 6OJ
J Allied Health 35:127-33. 2006..A number of differences between professions were recorded that highlight the difference in educational and policy approach required for greater uptake of EBP...
- Job stress and job satisfaction of cancer care workersEva Grunfeld
Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre, Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario Canada K1H 1C4
Psychooncology 14:61-9. 2005..There is an increasing demand for oncology care as a result of a number of trends. In combination with ongoing changes to the health-care system, these trends have an impact on the workplace environment of systemic therapy personnel...
- Trends in the rehabilitation therapist workforce in underserved areas: 1980-2000Richard D Wilson
Case Western Reserve University MetroHealth Medical Center, Center for Health Care Research and Policy, Cleveland, Ohio 44109, USA
J Rural Health 25:26-32. 2009..There is evidence that rural areas continue to face a shortage of trained rehabilitation providers. There has also been little attention to therapist distribution in non-rural settings where health professionals are in short supply...
- Emergency medical services education, community outreach, and protocols for stroke and chest pain in North CarolinaJane H Brice
Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7594, USA
Prehosp Emerg Care 12:366-71. 2008..We sought to describe the amount of education offered, community outreach implemented, and protocols established for stroke and for chest pain among North Carolina EMS agencies and personnel...
- Quality of chest compressions during 10min of single-rescuer basic life support with different compression: ventilation ratios in a manikin modelConrad Arnfinn Bjørshol
Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Division of Acute Care Medicine, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
Resuscitation 77:95-100. 2008..As fatigue may reduce BLS performance over time we wanted to examine the quality of chest compressions in a single-rescuer scenario during prolonged BLS with different compression:ventilation ratios (C:V ratios)...
- Learning styles of allied health students using Kolb's LSI-IIaPatrick Hauer
Department of Physical Therapy, Division of Health Sciences, University of South Dakota, 414 East Clark Street, Vermillion, SD 57069, USA
J Allied Health 34:177-82. 2005....
- Allied, scientific and complementary health professionals: a new model for Australian allied healthCatherine Turnbull
Aust Health Rev 33:27-37. 2009..Use of this model will allow individual organisations to describe their ASC health workforce, and plan for recruitment, staff training and remuneration...
- Prehospital and resuscitative airway care: should the gold standard be reassessed?J D Nolan
Royal United Hospital, Combe Park, Bath, United Kingdom
Curr Opin Crit Care 7:413-21. 2001..Healthcare personnel using any of these devices should be adequately trained and maintain frequent practice...
- Defining the learning curve for paramedic student endotracheal intubationHenry E Wang
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Prehosp Emerg Care 9:156-62. 2005..While the National Standard Paramedic Curriculum recommends that paramedic students (PSs) perform at least five live ETIs, these training opportunities are limited...
- Exploring the perspectives of allied health practitioners toward the use of journal clubs as a medium for promoting evidence-based practice: a qualitative studyLucylynn M Lizarondo
international Centre for Allied Health Evidence, University of South Australia, North Terrace, Adelaide, 5000, Australia
BMC Med Educ 11:66. 2011....
- Beyond 50. Challenges at work for older nurses and allied health workers in rural Australia: a thematic analysis of focus group discussionsLyn J Fragar
Australian Centre for Agricultural Health and Safety, University of Sydney, 5 Greenbah Rd, Moree NSW 2400 Australia
BMC Health Serv Res 11:42. 2011..Findings will support efforts to make workplaces more 'user-friendly' for older health workers...
- A conceptual model for recruitment and retention: allied health workforce enhancement in Western Victoria, AustraliaAdrian M Schoo
Department of Rural Health, Greater Green Triangle University, Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
Rural Remote Health 5:477. 2005..Based on themes identified in the literature, an interactive model is being developed that addresses recruitment and retention factors in three domains: (1) personal or individual; (2) organisation; and (3) community...
- Quality of bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation influences outcome after prehospital cardiac arrestL Wik
Department of Anesthesiology, , Oslo, Norway
Resuscitation 28:195-203. 1994..34%, P < 0.0005). Good bystander CPR was associated with a shorter arrest-CPR interval and improved hospital discharge rate as compared to no good BCPR or no BCPR...
- Personal characteristics and experiences of long-term allied health professionals in rural and northern British ColumbiaCandice M Manahan
University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
Rural Remote Health 9:1238. 2009..The primary objective of this project was to identify the personal characteristics and experiences of allied health professionals who have worked long term in northern British Columbia (BC), Canada...
- The impact of common mental disorders on the work functioning of nurses and allied health professionals: a systematic reviewFania R Gärtner
Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Department Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, The Netherlands
Int J Nurs Stud 47:1047-61. 2010..This study aims to inventory aspects of work functioning of nurses and allied health professionals that are affected by common mental disorders...
- The rural allied health workforce study (RAHWS): background, rationale and questionnaire developmentSheila Keane
University of Sydney, Northern Rivers University Department of Rural Health, Lismore, New South Wales, Australia
Rural Remote Health 8:1132. 2008..This valid and feasible instrument will be used to explore the rural allied health workforce by implementing the RAHWS survey in rural regions on a state-by-state basis in Australia during 2009 and 2010...
- Transformational leadership behaviors in allied health professionsDavid A Wylie
Department of Podiatry, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland
J Allied Health 38:65-73. 2009....
- Where do I go from here: we've got enough seniors?Selena Gillham
Monash University School of Rural Health, Centre for Multidisciplinary Studies in Rural Health, MOE, Victoria, Australia
Aust J Rural Health 15:313-20. 2007..To identify recruitment and retention issues for allied health professionals at two rural health services...
- Should DVD simulations replace hospital-based clinical placements?Brett Williams
Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Monash University, PO Box 527, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
Med Educ 41:1089-90. 2007
- Connecting allied health students to rural communitiesW Kent Guion
School of Allied Health Sciences, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 0100 USA
J Rural Health 22:260-3. 2006..National trends indicate lagging enrollment in allied health education programs, suggesting that the workforce shortages will worsen...
- Effect of socioemotional stress on the quality of cardiopulmonary resuscitation during advanced life support in a randomized manikin studyConrad Arnfinn Bjørshol
Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
Crit Care Med 39:300-4. 2011..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether socioemotional stress affects the quality of cardiopulmonary resuscitation during advanced life support in a simulated manikin model...
- Paramedic versus emergency physician emergency medical service: role of the anaesthesiologist and the European versus the Anglo-American conceptArnd Timmermann
Department of Anaesthesiology, Emergency and Intensive Care Medicine, Georg August University, Goettingen, Germany
Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 21:222-7. 2008....
- Tuberculosis in health care workers in a central hospital in MalawiH S Kanyerere
Community Health Science Unit, National Tuberculosis Control Programme, Lilongwe, Malawi
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 7:489-92. 2003..The rate of TB in HCWs in a central hospital in Malawi was high, although lack of adherence to guidelines might have resulted in overdiagnosis...
- Tuberculosis among health care workers in a short working periodSalih Hosoglu
Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Dicle University Hospital, Diyarbakir, Turkey
Am J Infect Control 33:23-6. 2005..The purpose of this study was to determine the risk ratio and features of tuberculosis (TB) among health care workers (HCWs) at a teaching hospital in southeast Turkey...
- Promoting evidence-based care through a clinical research fellowship programmeDonna J Milne
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and School of Nursing, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
J Clin Nurs 16:1629-39. 2007....
- The perceptions of students in the allied health professions towards stroke rehabilitation teams and the SLP's roleDeborah Insalaco
Speech Language Pathology Department, Buffalo State College, 1300 Elmwood Ave, Ketchum Hall, Buffalo, NY 14222, USA
J Commun Disord 40:196-214. 2007..Some thought SLPs had a role in dressing apraxia and proprioceptive disorders. Suggestions to maximize the advantages and minimize possible disadvantages of teamwork are provided...
- The national study to prevent blood exposure in paramedics: exposure reportingWinifred L Boal
Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
Am J Ind Med 51:213-22. 2008..This survey was conducted to provide national incidence rates and risk factors for exposure to blood among paramedics. The present analysis assesses reporting of exposures to employers...
- Ambulance clinical placements--a pilot study of students' experienceMalcolm J Boyle
Monash University, Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, P, O, Box 527, Frankston 3199, Victoria, Australia
BMC Med Educ 8:19. 2008..The objective of this study was to identify the type of experiences had by students during ambulance clinical placements and to provide feedback to the ambulance services...
- Pathology resident attitudes and opinions about pathologists' assistantsDana Marie Grzybicki
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Arch Pathol Lab Med 127:666-72. 2003..Changes in health care economics and organization have resulted in increased use of nonphysician providers in most health care settings. Attitudinal acceptance of nonphysician providers is important in the current health care environment...
- [Initial medical treatment by paramedics in combined first aid operations of paramedics and emergency physicians]B M Wahlen
Klinik fur Anasthesiologie, Klinikum der Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz
Anasthesiol Intensivmed Notfallmed Schmerzther 38:27-31. 2003....
- Mobile medical teams: do A&E nurses have the appropriate experience?Judith Barnes
Derriford Hospital, Plymouth
Emerg Nurse 13:18-23. 2006
- Impact of the changing health care environment on fieldwork education: perceptions of occupational therapy educatorsGlenda S Casares
Department of Occupational Therapy, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912 0700, USA
J Allied Health 32:246-51. 2003..Factors thought to facilitate the fieldwork shortage included cost reductions, changes in reimbursement, and increased productivity demands on clinicians...
- Evaluating career values of dietetic students. A model for other allied health professionsVista V Suarez
Orange County School District Foodservice, Orlando, Florida, USA
J Allied Health 33:51-4. 2004..The results of this study should be examined further with a larger sample of allied health majors to assist educators in recruiting and providing career counseling to students...
- Rapid cardiac ultrasound of inpatients suffering PEA arrest performed by nonexpert sonographersDaniel F Niendorff
Department of Anesthesiology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, USA
Resuscitation 67:81-7. 2005..The aim of this study was to evaluate a rapid cardiac ultrasound assessment performed by trained nonexpert sonographers integrated into the ACLS response system at a major medical center...
- Supporting pre-registration students in practice: A review of current ICT useRod Ward
Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of the West of England, Glenside Campus, Blackberry Hill, Bristol BS16 1DD, United Kingdom
Nurse Educ Today 27:60-7. 2007..Lack of time, attitudes towards computers and ICT skills also affected student engagement. These findings provide information to guide the development of ICT use in placement settings...
- Out-of-hospital rapid-sequence intubation for trauma patientsHenry E Wang
J Trauma 56:722-3. 2004
- Assessing management of musculoskeletal disorders in the ambulance serviceSue Hignett
Department of Human Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, UK
Occup Med (Lond) 57:270-6. 2007..Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are the most common occupational illness in Great Britain affecting 1.1 million people a year. Paramedics, in particular, are known to have a high incidence of MSDs resulting, for many, in early retirement...
- A method for training combat medics during stability and support operationsJeffrey M Callin
3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, APO AE 09112, Vilseck, Germany
Mil Med 167:289-91. 2002..We tested our program during our recent deployment to Kosovo. A total of 138 certifications were given during a 30-day period to 90% of our population of 120 medics...
- Handover from paramedics: observations and emergency department clinician perceptionsGuohao Yong
Emergency Practice Innovation Centre, Department of Emergency Medicine, St Vincent s Health, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
Emerg Med Australas 20:149-55. 2008..1. To evaluate emergency clinician attitudes towards handover from prehospital paramedics. 2. To determine the content and methods of paramedic handover delivery to emergency clinicians...
- Modernising cancer and palliative care education in the UK: insights from one Cancer NetworkDaniel Kelly
Cancer and Palliative Care, St Bartholomew School of Nursing and Midwifery, City University, London EC1Y 4TY, UK
Eur J Oncol Nurs 10:187-97. 2006..Further research is needed to determine how best to ensure that continuing professional education reflects the needs of all practitioners involved in cancer and palliative care...
- Palliative care in Western Australia: an assessment of information and support needsR McConigley
School of Nursing and Public Health, Edith Cowan University, Churchlands, Western Australia
Int J Palliat Nurs 7:555-64. 2001..Recommendations are made that could enhance the delivery of palliative care education and support to rural Western Australia...
- Judgments of pain in the neonatal intensive care setting: a survey of direct care staffs' perceptions of pain in infants at risk for neurological impairmentLynn M Breau
Pediatric Pain Service, IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Clin J Pain 22:122-9. 2006..To determine whether healthcare professionals believe the pain of infants at risk for neurologic impairment differs from that of typical infants...
- [Comparison of the emergency medical services systems of Birmingham and Bonn: process efficacy and cost effectiveness]M Fischer
Klinik und Poliklinik für Anästhesiologie und Spezielle Intensivmedizin des Universitätsklinikum Bonn
Anasthesiol Intensivmed Notfallmed Schmerzther 38:630-42. 2003..Aim of this study therefore was to conduct a cost performance analysis by evaluating the underlying structure, the costs incurred and the achieved performance in two EMS systems with paramedics or emergency physicians on scene...
- Impact of an interprofessional community-based educational experience on students' perceptions of other health professions and older adultsJennifer Furze
Department of Physical Therapy, School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68178, USA
J Allied Health 37:71-7. 2008..028). This study indicates that interprofessional community-based learning can be an effective method for some students to increase their understanding and respect toward other health professionals and older adults...
- Student attitudes to undergraduate interprofessional educationSusie Tunstall-Pedoe
Department of General Practice and Primary Care, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
J Interprof Care 17:161-72. 2003..Further work is needed to determine how best to break down stereotypes, and to advance our understanding of the most appropriate models for interprofessional education, to enable graduates to work effectively in today's environment...
- Effect of education on hand hygiene beliefs and practices: a 5-year programMary F Wisniewski
John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:88-91. 2007..3% to 51%; and in allied HCWs, 12% to 44%. Study year, infection control interactive education-session attendance, infection control knowledge, and being a physician or allied HCW independently predicted a preference for alcohol hand rub...
- Influenza vaccination acceptance among health-care workers: a nationwide surveyHelen C Maltezou
Department for Interventions in Health Care Facilities, Hellenic Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Athens 10433, Greece
Vaccine 26:1408-10. 2008..1%), whereas 55.2% of HCWs reported vaccination to protect patients. Main reasons for refusing vaccination were perception of not being at risk for influenza (43.2%) and fear of vaccine adverse effects (33.4%)...
- Cost-effectiveness and benefit of alternatives to improve training for prehospital trauma care in MexicoCarlos Arreola-Risa
Escuela de Medicina, Tecnológico de Monterry, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
Prehosp Disaster Med 19:318-25. 2004..This study sought to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of several approaches to improving training for personnel in three ambulance services in Mexico...
- Health professionals' attitude toward euthanasia: a cross-sectional study from TurkeyAhmet Turla
Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
Omega (Westport) 54:135-45. 2006....
- [Attitude of health personnel to organ donation and transplantation]Fethi Tebourski
Departement des Sciences Biologiques, Laboratoire de Genetique Moleculaire, Immunologie et Biotechnologie, Faculte des Sciences de Tunis
Tunis Med 81:482-7. 2003..Refusal reasons identified during this study could direct the organizers of the public awareness campaigns for the promotion of organs donation...
- Awareness of the specialty of oral and maxillofacial surgery among health care professionals in Pondicherry, IndiaKrishnaraj Subhashraj
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Pondicherry, India
J Oral Maxillofac Surg 66:2330-4. 2008..This study also aims to highlight the perception of the medical professionals and what they think an oral and maxillofacial surgeon does...
- How well do paramedics predict admission to the hospital? A prospective studySaul D Levine
Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
J Emerg Med 31:1-5. 2006..In our EMS system, the prehospital diversion policies should not be based solely on paramedic determination...
- Outcome quality in the management of multiple casualty incidentsT Vemmer
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 50:773-4. 2006
- Secondary contamination of emergency department personnel from o-chlorobenzylidene malononitrile exposure, 2002D Kevin Horton
Division of Health Studies, Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Ann Emerg Med 45:655-8. 2005....
- "Simply the best"Larry Boxman
Emerg Med Serv 32:135-9. 2003
- Management competencies: intrinsic or acquired? What competencies are required to move into speech pathology management and beyond?Samantha Pilling
Speech Pathology Health Service, Northern Health
Aust Health Rev 27:84-92. 2004..Career management practices that facilitate this type of career transition are provided as recommendations for career planning...
- Respiratory therapists' attitudes toward recredentialingLinda I Van Scoder
Clarian Health and Affiliated Universities, 1701 N Senate Boulevard, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
J Allied Health 32:27-31. 2003..Most respiratory therapists do not want to be required to recredential. If they are required to recredential, however, they prefer the use of contining education rather than retesting...
- The forgotten team member: meeting the needs of oncology support staffBarbara J Cashavelly
MGH Cancer Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
Oncologist 13:530-8. 2008..Emotional impact, patient relationships, and team relationships were addressed. These data would help shape the development of an oncology support staff program...
- Personal attributes and job competencies needed by EFNEP paraprofessionals as perceived by EFNEP professionalsBetty A Wakou
Cooperative Extension Community Nutrition Education Programs, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078, USA
J Nutr Educ Behav 35:16-23. 2003..To determine the personal attributes and job competencies that are necessary for the job success of Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) paraprofessionals as perceived by EFNEP professionals...
- Effects of interprofessional rural training on students' perceptions of interprofessional health care servicesKeli Mu
Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska 68178, USA
J Allied Health 33:125-31. 2004..Findings of the study are discussed related to the improvement of quality care and to the recruitment and retentions of health care providers in rural and underserved areas...
- Prehospital management of the acutely ill childF Jewkes
Wiltshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust, Dorman House, Malmesbury Rd, Chippenham, Wilts SN15 5LN, UK
Arch Dis Child 91:462-4. 2006
- Field airway management disastersAchim von Goedecke
Anesth Analg 104:481-3. 2007
- Approaching primary health care through 'Country Week': the impact of a rural placement program on the student learning experienceChris Lockhart
Combined Universities Centre for Rural Health, and Department of Anthropology, University of Western Australia, Perth
Aust J Rural Health 11:254-5. 2003
- Evaluating CAM education in health professions programsTerry D Stratton
Department of Behavioral Science, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0298, USA
Acad Med 82:956-61. 2007....
- Rescue paramedic style: a training scenarioNick Castle
Frimley Park Hospital, Surrey
Emerg Nurse 11:29-32. 2003
- Integrating interprofessional education into 10 health and social care programmesGillian Barrett
Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of the West of England, Stapleton, Bristol, UK
J Interprof Care 17:293-301. 2003....
- Mortality from diseases of the circulatory system in radiologic technologists in the United StatesMichael Hauptmann
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
Am J Epidemiol 157:239-48. 2003..007 and < 0.001, respectively). The data suggest increased mortality from diseases of the circulatory system with occupational radiation exposure before 1950 when radiation doses were likely high...
- Attributes of curriculum athletic training programs related to the passing rate of first-time certification examineesRichard B Williams
Division of Athletic Training, University of Northern Iowa, Wellness Recreation Center, Cedar Falls, Iowa 50614 0241, USA
J Allied Health 32:240-5. 2003..Although this article focuses primarily on athletic training education, we believe that this study can be used as a model to evaluate educational programs in other allied health, competency-based educational programs...
- Building bridges with cliniciansTimothy S Brady
HHS Office of Inspector General, San Francisco, USA
Healthc Financ Manage 57:52-6. 2003....
- [Safety measures of extracorporeal circulation by heart surgeons and perfusionists]Yasuko Tomizawa
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Tokyo Women s Medical Univercity, Tokyo, Japan
Kyobu Geka 60:1055-9. 2007..A questionnaire survey was conducted at the end and satisfactory results were obtained...
- Supporting an emerging workforce: characteristics of rural and remote therapy assistants in Western AustraliaIvan Lin
Combined Universities Centre for Rural Health, Geraldton, Western Australia, Australia
Aust J Rural Health 15:334-9. 2007..As an aid to planning and support of TA programs in rural and remote Western Australia (WA), the number, locality and a range of practice variables of rural and remote TAs in WA were determined...
- Life or death. The social impact of paramedics and first responders in landmine-infested villages in northern IraqT Wisborg
Hammerfest Hospital, Hammerfest, Norway
Rural Remote Health 8:816. 2008..The aim of this study was to understand how villagers in socially deprived, mine-infested villages experience the establishment of paramedic and first responder chains of survival...
- Transitioning paramedics into emergency nurses: a unique population of new nursesElizabeth A Whetzel
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Hamilton, NJ, USA
J Emerg Nurs 34:154-5. 2008
- Unsolicited medical personnel volunteering at disaster scenes: a joint position paper from the National Association of EMS Physicians and the American College of Emergency PhysiciansGlenn Asaeda
Office of Medical Affairs, Fire Department of the City of New York, Brooklyn, New York 11201, USA
Prehosp Emerg Care 7:147-8. 2003
- Developing the European core curriculum in renal technologyR James
Dialysis Unit, Barts and The London NHS Trust, UK
EDTNA ERCA J 32:78-80. 2006..The inclusion of these more clinical aspects in the curriculum reflects the change in the technician's role to a more science-based approach...
- PCP not for me: do we visit our primary care physicians regularly?Jon Studnek
JEMS 32:52. 2007
- Integrating Rehabilitation and Palliation in Cancer CareJoshua Hauser; Fiscal Year: 2005..approaches to palliative and rehabilitation medicine to enhance survivor care by educating physicians, allied health personnel and clinical researchers; 2...
- COOPERATIVE CORE LAB AND CLINICAL NUTRITION RESEARCHRichard Rivlin; Fiscal Year: 2006..components; (5) Education programs for medical students, house staff, practicing physicians and allied health personnel (funds derived from other sources); (6) Research components of nutritional support services; and (7) ..
- Colorectal Cancer Screening Patient Navigation for African AmericansRichard Palmer; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- The impact of quality end-of-life care in nursing homesSARAH ANN FORBES THOMPSON; Fiscal Year: 2010..Findings from this study will drive the development of interventions aimed at differing levels of communication, leadership, communication, and palliative care to improve end-of-life care for nursing home residents. ..
- 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 ..
- RESEARCH TO PRACTICE CONFERENCENaomi Kuznets; Fiscal Year: 2000..Invitees will include: ambulatory health care physicians, allied health personnel, and administrators, as well as representatives the Public Health Service, health services researchers, ..
- AUTOMATING THE DOLLOFF MEDICAL LIBRARY CATALOGMARJORIE WESTERFIELD; Fiscal Year: 2001..The library has been well maintained over the years and is now open to physicians, nurses and all other allied health personnel at Cooley Dickinson Hospital...
- EVMS SLEEP PROJECTJames Ware; Fiscal Year: 2001..base and clinical competence in sleep medicine of medical students, residents, practicing physicians, and allied health personnel in the Hampton Roads region and, through dissemination efforts, other communities...
- TUBERCULOSIS ACADEMIC AWARD--COMPREHENSIVE EDUC PROGRAMJuzar Ali; Fiscal Year: 2000..a comprehensive medical curriculum geared towards improving TB education for students, nurses and allied health personnel, and residents and fellows in training...
- TREATMENT OF MAJOR DEPRESSION IN PARKINSONS DISEASESteven Cole; Fiscal Year: 2000..educator in geriatric mental health (for medical students, residents, Fellows, primary care physicians, allied health personnel, etc...
- INTERNATIONAL CANCER CONGRESS (UICC)EDWIN MIRAND; Fiscal Year: 1980..in cancer research; and (3) conduct public and professional cancer educational programs for professional, allied health personnel and for volunteer cancer agency participants...
- SOUTHEASTERN CANCER STUDY GROUPJames Keller; Fiscal Year: 1980..clinical trials to fellows, house staff, medical students, nurses, physicians' assistants and other allied health personnel. To provide a service of disseminating information on current progress in clinical cancer research and to ..
- SOUTHEASTERN CANCER STUDY GROUPStephen Krauss; Fiscal Year: 1980..a multi-disciplinary approach to staging, treatment, and rehabilitation, and as a resource for the continuing education of physicians, nurses and allied health personnel in the principles of "total care" of the cancer patient.
- Providers' Views of the Roles of Medical InterpretersI LING HSIEH; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Effect of Out-of-Hospital Endotracheal Intubation ErrorsHenry Wang; Fiscal Year: 2008..These analyses are innovative in the fields of EMS, patient safety and health services research and will help to justify system-wide efforts to reduce errors in this complex procedure. ..
- Organizational Variables in Drug Treatment EfficacyGerald Melnick; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- IMMUNOGENETIC MECHANISMS OF VACCINE RESPONSEGregory A Poland; Fiscal Year: 2010..The knowledge gained from these studies will enable us to design new strategies and new vaccines to protect human health against viral diseases. ..
- End of Life Decisions: Differences in Patient and Proxy Treatment PreferencesSUSAN PARKS; Fiscal Year: 2008..A better understanding of these factors will ultimately improve the shared decision making done between healthcare providers and families at the end of life for decisionally-incapacitated patients. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Predicting Chemotherapy-Induced Mucositis with Genetic and Clinical FactorsELIZABETH ANN contact COLEMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010..Thus, this study will accelerate nursing advancements to the "Science of Health". ..
- OCULAR HYPERTENSION TREATMENT STUDY (OHTS)Donald Budenz; Fiscal Year: 2008....
- NALTREXONE AND CBT FOR PATIENTS WITH ALCOHOLISM AND PTSDEdna Foa; Fiscal Year: 2008..Therefore the findings from this study will be highly credible and should impact significantly on treatment recommendations for this impaired population. ..
- Engineered Hematopoietic Cell Self-renewal and DeathLarry Lasky; Fiscal Year: 2006..In addition to marrow replacement, the cells may be usable for the production of other cells and tissues, especially given recent discoveries regarding stem cell plasticity. ..
- Simulation Training for Ultrasound Guided Central Venous Catheter InsertionLEIGH EVANS; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Treating Adolescents with CSA-Related PTSDEdna B Foa; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Rapid HIV Testing for Emergency Department PatientsRoland Merchant; Fiscal Year: 2008..He will be mentored by internationally-known experts in HIV research from biostatistics, epidemiology, and clinical medicine at both Brown University and Harvard University. ..
- Influence of Cognition on Health Literacy and Comprehension of the Discharge PlanEric Coleman; Fiscal Year: 2008..Before interventions can be designed and tested to improve health literacy, a more complete understanding of the role of basic subcomponents of cognition is needed. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Pretest probability assesment and D-dimer testing for pulmonary embolismD Courtney; Fiscal Year: 2008..He has significant experience in mentoring junior investigators and an emphasis in disease detection and outcome prediction to ensure development of the PI toward that of an independently funded investigator. ..
- Adapting a Medical Self-Management Program for a Community Mental Health CenterBenjamin Druss; Fiscal Year: 2008..If successful, it will provide a sustainable, scalable model for improving medical self-management in a highly vulnerable population. ..
- Computer Adaptive Testing of Functional StatusStephen Haley; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- BIOEFFECTS OF GAS BODY ACTIVATION IN MEDICAL ULTRASOUNDDouglas Miller; Fiscal Year: 2009..This project will examine bioeffects in cells and tissues and show how to safely use ultrasound contrast agents in diagnostic imaging. ..
- Detecting Axonal Damage After Mild Traumatic Brain InjuryJeffrey Bazarian; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Computer Adaptive Testing of Post-Acute Care FunctioningStephen Haley; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- ULTRASOUND ENHANCEMENT OF CANCER GENE THERAPYDouglas Miller; Fiscal Year: 2002..This research will provide a bridge from the basic research breakthrough to specific therapeutic applications and urgently needed clinical research programs utilizing this novel technology. ..
- ULTRASOUND ENHANCEMENT OF CANCER GENE THERAPYDouglas Miller; Fiscal Year: 2003..This research will provide a bridge from the basic research breakthrough to specific therapeutic applications and urgently needed clinical research programs utilizing this novel technology. ..
- DEPRESSIVE DISORDERS IN PRIMARY CARE AND WORK SETTINGSBenjamin Druss; Fiscal Year: 2003..This project will compare the impact of depression and three chronic medical illnesses on health costs, absenteeism and job performance ratings both cross-sectionally and over time. ..
- DETERMINING/UNDERSTANDING BARRIERS TO ADULT IMMUNIZATIONRichard Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2001..This project will furnish relevant, up-to-date to enhance policy planning, practice management and medical education. ..
- FLUOXETINE & COGNITIVE BEHAVIOR THERAPY IN SOCIAL PHOBIAEdna Foa; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- Virtual Reality Environments for Stuttering treatmentSHELLEY BRUNDAGE; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN BIO. AND PSYCH. CORRELATES OF PTSDEdna Foa; Fiscal Year: 2005..The resolution of these questions has important implications for understanding the pathophysiology of PTSD, and may provide insight into the mechanisms associated with successful psychological treatment for this disorder. ..
- Epidemiology of Traumatic Brain InjuryJeffrey Bazarian; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- OPTIMAL PREHOSPITAL CARE OF CHILDHOOD CARDIAC ARRESTIan Stiell; Fiscal Year: 2004..The PIs propose to conduct a large feasibility review in five urban areas and to conduct four study planning workshops. ..
- COORDINATING CENTER: VISION IN PRESCHOOLERSMaureen Maguire; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Computer Adaptive Testing of Pediatric Self-care and Social FunctionStephen Haley; Fiscal Year: 2006..Many rehabilitation settings may also find this measure helpful in meeting accreditation and institutional requirements for standardizing outcome monitoring in groups of children. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- VIRTUAL REALITY IN BALANCE DISORDERSSusan Whitney; Fiscal Year: 2007..The data derived from the above three goals will help direct a randomized clinical trial that will assist in determining if virtual reality is an effective method of intervention with persons with vestibular dysfunction. ..
- Exercise to Relieve Cancer-Related Insomnia and FatigueElizabeth Coleman; Fiscal Year: 2007..As their physical activity and functional status improve, patients can continue to manage their activities of daily living and may be more likely to continue cancer treatment, thus increasing their survival chances. ..
- COORDINATING CENTER FOR AMD PREVENTION TRIALMaureen Maguire; Fiscal Year: 2006..Design and implement a full program of quality assurance activities; . Design and implement studies of quality of life assessment; . Assist with the preparation of scientific reports. ..
- Reducing Fragmentation Across Sites of Geriatric CareEric Coleman; Fiscal Year: 2003..Our third aim is to initiate a randomized controlled trial of this intervention. The results of this research will improve our ability to quantify care fragmentation and subsequently measure the effectiveness of a targeted intervention. ..
- MEASURING PATIENT SATISFACTION: LOW LITERACY POPULATIONSJudy Shea; Fiscal Year: 2001..Finally, we will randomize eligible enrollees to receive the standard form or one of the alternative versions, to determine how the instruments perform in the typical way in which they would be used. ..
- BENZODIAZEPINE USE AND RISK OF DISABILITY IN THE ELDERLYShelly Gray; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- BIOEFFECTS OF GAS BODY ACTIVATION IN MEDICAL ULTRASOUNDDouglas Miller; Fiscal Year: 2001..abstract_text> ..
- Evidence-Based Curriculum in Alternative TherapiesVictor Sierpina; Fiscal Year: 2004..Mounting the curriculum on our web site will enable us to export it to other educational settings nationwide. ..
- Psychoneuroimmunology, Stress, and Healthy Aging in HispanicsVictor Sierpina; Fiscal Year: 2006..We will also generate new studies in the field of MBM related not only to Geriatrics but also to other populations and age ranges. ..