Summary: Individuals participating in the health care system for the purpose of receiving therapeutic, diagnostic, or preventive procedures.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Neurobehavioral effects of interferon-alpha in cancer patients: phenomenology and paroxetine responsiveness of symptom dimensions
    Lucile Capuron
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, 1639 Pierce Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 26:643-52. 2002
  2. pmc The influence of patients' hopes of receiving a prescription on doctors' perceptions and the decision to prescribe: a questionnaire survey
    N Britten
    Department of General Practice, United Medical and Dental School of Guy s, London
    BMJ 315:1506-10. 1997
  3. pmc Development and testing of a short form of the patient activation measure
    Judith H Hibbard
    Department of Planning, Publicy, and Management, University of Oregon, Eugene, 97403, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1918-30. 2005
  4. pmc Patient safety, satisfaction, and quality of hospital care: cross sectional surveys of nurses and patients in 12 countries in Europe and the United States
    Linda H Aiken
    Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    BMJ 344:e1717. 2012
  5. ncbi Measuring patients' desire for autonomy: decision making and information-seeking preferences among medical patients
    J Ende
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts
    J Gen Intern Med 4:23-30. 1989
  6. ncbi Caregiver burden and patients' perception of being a burden in ALS
    A Chio
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Italy
    Neurology 64:1780-2. 2005
  7. doi The association between health care professional attitudes and beliefs and the attitudes and beliefs, clinical management, and outcomes of patients with low back pain: a systematic review
    B Darlow
    Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, University of Otago, Wellington, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, 6242, New Zealand
    Eur J Pain 16:3-17. 2012
  8. doi Retractions in the medical literature: how many patients are put at risk by flawed research?
    R Grant Steen
    MediCC, Medical Communications Consultants, LLC, 103 Van Doren Place, Chapel Hill, NC 27517, USA
    J Med Ethics 37:688-92. 2011
  9. ncbi Influence of context effects on health outcomes: a systematic review
    Z Di Blasi
    Department of Health Sciences and Clinical Evaluation, University of York, NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, UK
    Lancet 357:757-62. 2001
  10. ncbi Participation of patients 65 years of age or older in cancer clinical trials
    Joy H Lewis
    RAND Health, Santa Monica, CA 90407 2138, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:1383-9. 2003

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  1. ncbi Neurobehavioral effects of interferon-alpha in cancer patients: phenomenology and paroxetine responsiveness of symptom dimensions
    Lucile Capuron
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, 1639 Pierce Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 26:643-52. 2002
    We have previously shown that the risk of major depression in patients with malignant melanoma undergoing interferon-alpha (IFN-alpha) therapy can be reduced by pretreatment with the antidepressant, paroxetine...
  2. pmc The influence of patients' hopes of receiving a prescription on doctors' perceptions and the decision to prescribe: a questionnaire survey
    N Britten
    Department of General Practice, United Medical and Dental School of Guy s, London
    BMJ 315:1506-10. 1997
    To measure patients' expectations of receiving prescriptions and general practitioners' perceptions of these expectations and to determine the factors most closely associated with the decision to prescribe.
  3. pmc Development and testing of a short form of the patient activation measure
    Judith H Hibbard
    Department of Planning, Publicy, and Management, University of Oregon, Eugene, 97403, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1918-30. 2005
    ..The measure was developed using Rasch analyses and is an interval level, unidimensional, Guttman-like measure. The current analysis is aimed at reducing the number of items in the measure while maintaining adequate precision...
  4. pmc Patient safety, satisfaction, and quality of hospital care: cross sectional surveys of nurses and patients in 12 countries in Europe and the United States
    Linda H Aiken
    Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    BMJ 344:e1717. 2012
    ..To determine whether hospitals with a good organisation of care (such as improved nurse staffing and work environments) can affect patient care and nurse workforce stability in European countries...
  5. ncbi Measuring patients' desire for autonomy: decision making and information-seeking preferences among medical patients
    J Ende
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts
    J Gen Intern Med 4:23-30. 1989
    An instrument for measuring patients' preferences for two identified dimensions of autonomy, their desire to make medical decisions and their desire to be informed, was developed and tested for reliability and validity...
  6. ncbi Caregiver burden and patients' perception of being a burden in ALS
    A Chio
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Italy
    Neurology 64:1780-2. 2005
    The determinants of ALS caregiver burden and the feeling of the patients as being a burden were assessed using the Caregiver Burden Inventory and the Self-Perceived Burden Scale in 60 caregiver-patient couples...
  7. doi The association between health care professional attitudes and beliefs and the attitudes and beliefs, clinical management, and outcomes of patients with low back pain: a systematic review
    B Darlow
    Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, University of Otago, Wellington, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, 6242, New Zealand
    Eur J Pain 16:3-17. 2012
    ..been suggested that health care professional (HCP) attitudes and beliefs may negatively influence the beliefs of patients with low back pain (LBP), but this has not been systematically reviewed...
  8. doi Retractions in the medical literature: how many patients are put at risk by flawed research?
    R Grant Steen
    MediCC, Medical Communications Consultants, LLC, 103 Van Doren Place, Chapel Hill, NC 27517, USA
    J Med Ethics 37:688-92. 2011
    Clinical papers so flawed that they are eventually retracted may put patients at risk. Patient risk could arise in a retracted primary study or in any secondary study that draws ideas or inspiration from a primary study.
  9. ncbi Influence of context effects on health outcomes: a systematic review
    Z Di Blasi
    Department of Health Sciences and Clinical Evaluation, University of York, NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, UK
    Lancet 357:757-62. 2001
    ..We did a systematic review to determine whether there was any empirical evidence to support this theory...
  10. ncbi Participation of patients 65 years of age or older in cancer clinical trials
    Joy H Lewis
    RAND Health, Santa Monica, CA 90407 2138, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:1383-9. 2003
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the participation of the elderly in clinical trials sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and assess the impact of protocol exclusion criteria on elderly participation...
  11. pmc Patients' reported reasons for non-use of an internet-based patient-provider communication service: qualitative interview study
    Cecilie Varsi
    Center for Shared Decision Making and Collaborative Care Research, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Med Internet Res 15:e246. 2013
    The adoption of Internet-based patient-provider communication services (IPPC) in health care has been slow. Patients want electronic communication, and the quality of health care can be improved by offering such IPPCs...
  12. pmc Ownership and use of mobile phones among health workers, caregivers of sick children and adult patients in Kenya: cross-sectional national survey
    Dejan Zurovac
    Malaria Public Health Cluster, KEMRI Wellcome Trust University of Oxford Collaborative Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    Global Health 9:20. 2013
    ..Several studies have shown effectiveness of SMS interventions to improve health workers' practices, patients' adherence to medications and availability of health facility commodities...
  13. ncbi The placebo effect in alternative medicine: can the performance of a healing ritual have clinical significance?
    Ted J Kaptchuk
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Intern Med 136:817-25. 2002
    ..nonspecific psychosocial effects have more positive health outcomes than a proven, specific conventional treatment? What makes therapy legitimate, positive clinical outcomes or culturally acceptable methods of attainment? Who decides?..
  14. doi Introducing patients' and the public's perspectives to health technology assessment: A systematic review of international experiences
    Marie Pierre Gagnon
    Laval University, University Hospital Research Centre, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 27:31-42. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to review international experiences of patient or public involvement in the field of health technology assessment (HTA)...
  15. ncbi Factors considered important at the end of life by patients, family, physicians, and other care providers
    K E Steinhauser
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center 152, 508 Fulton St, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    JAMA 284:2476-82. 2000
    A clear understanding of what patients, families, and health care practitioners view as important at the end of life is integral to the success of improving care of dying patients...
  16. ncbi Identifying subgroups of complex patients with cluster analysis
    Sophia R Newcomer
    Institute for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Denver, USA
    Am J Manag Care 17:e324-32. 2011
    To illustrate the use of cluster analysis for identifying sub-populations of complex patients who may benefit from targeted care management strategies.
  17. doi Collection, storage and use of blood samples for future research: views of Egyptian patients expressed in a cross-sectional survey
    Alaa Abou-Zeid
    Faculty of Medicine, CairoUniversity, Cairo, Egypt
    J Med Ethics 36:539-47. 2010
    To determine the attitudes of Egyptian patients regarding their participation in research and with the collection, storage and future use of blood samples for research purposes.
  18. pmc Activity restriction and depression in medical patients and their caregivers: a meta-analysis
    Brent T Mausbach
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 31:900-8. 2011
    ..In addition, family members who care for patients with medical diagnoses often suffer from depression...
  19. doi How patients use access to their electronic GP record--a quantitative study
    Vanita Bhavnani
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health Sciences, Kings College London, Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, UK
    Fam Pract 28:188-94. 2011
    ..While existing research suggests that record access improves self-care and improves relationships between patients and clinicians, little is known about how patients make use of their ability to access their records or the ..
  20. pmc Using information on clinical conditions to predict high-cost patients
    John A Fleishman
    Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Health Serv Res 45:532-52. 2010
    ..To compare the ability of different models to predict prospectively whether someone will incur high medical expenditures...
  21. doi Can we rely on patients' reports of adverse events?
    Junya Zhu
    Center for Patient Safety, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, Boston, MA 02215 5450, USA
    Med Care 49:948-55. 2011
    Evidence suggests that patients can report a variety of adverse events (AEs) not captured by traditional methods such as a chart review. Little is known, however, about whether patient reports are useful for measuring patient safety.
  22. pmc Patients' perspectives on self-testing of oral anticoagulation therapy: content analysis of patients' internet blogs
    Syed Ghulam Sarwar Shah
    Multidisciplinary Assessment of Technology Centre for Healthcare, Department of Information Systems and Computing, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 3PH, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:25. 2011
    b>Patients on oral anticoagulant therapy (OAT) require regular testing of the prothrombin time (PT) and the international normalised ratio (INR) to monitor their blood coagulation level to avoid complications of either over or under ..
  23. doi Bridging the gap: how traditional healers interact with their patients. A comparative study in Cameroon
    Niklaus D Labhardt
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hôpital du Jura, Delémont, Switzerland
    Trop Med Int Health 15:1099-108. 2010
    ..To compare traditional healers (TH) and Cameroonian representatives of Western medicine (Western providers (WP)) in terms of patient characteristics and communication patterns during the consultation in rural Cameroon...
  24. doi Patients' expectations of the maintenance of their dignity
    Milika R Matiti
    School of Nursing, Pilgrim Hospital Education Centre, University of Nottingham, Boston, Lincolnshire, UK
    J Clin Nurs 17:2709-17. 2008
    To explore patients' views regarding the factors that contribute to the maintenance of their dignity while in hospital, together with their perceptions of whether or not these were realised.
  25. pmc Patients' ratings of family physician practices on the internet: usage and associations with conventional measures of quality in the English National Health Service
    Felix Greaves
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Med Internet Res 14:e146. 2012
    b>Patients are increasingly rating their family physicians on the Internet in the same way as they might rate a hotel on TripAdvisor or a seller on eBay, despite physicians' concerns about this process.
  26. doi Salivary cortisol in depressed patients versus control persons: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Ulla Knorr
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:1275-86. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate whether salivary cortisol differs for patients with depression and control persons...
  27. doi Attitudes toward preventive services and lifestyle: the views of primary care patients in Europe. the EUROPREVIEW patient study
    Carlos Brotons
    Sardenya Primary Health Care Center, Sardenya, Barcelona, Spain
    Fam Pract 29:i168-i176. 2012
    For preventive interventions in general practice to succeed, patients' points of view must be taken into account in addition to those of GPs.
  28. pmc The stigma of mental illness in Southern Ghana: attitudes of the urban population and patients' views
    Antonia Barke
    Georg Elias Müller Institute for Psychology, University of Gottingen, Gosslerstr 14, 37073, Gottingen, Germany
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:1191-202. 2011
    ..Even less is known about the stigma actually perceived by the mentally ill persons themselves...
  29. pmc Up-beat UK: a programme of research into the relationship between coronary heart disease and depression in primary care patients
    Andre Tylee
    Health Services and Population Research Dept, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 12:38. 2011
    ..Depression has been found to be more common in patients with coronary heart disease but the nature of this relationship is uncertain...
  30. doi Residential mobility among patients admitted to acute psychiatric wards
    Alex D Tulloch
    King s College London, King s Health Partners, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Health Place 17:859-66. 2011
    ..Unadjusted effects of gender, marital status and previous service use were mediated by homelessness. Possible mechanisms for the associations with homelessness and younger age are discussed...
  31. doi Access to diabetes self-management education: results of national surveys of patients, educators, and physicians
    Mark Peyrot
    Department of Sociology, Loyola College, 4501 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21210 2699, USA
    Diabetes Educ 35:246-8, 252-6, 258-63. 2009
  32. pmc Patient perception versus medical record entry of health-related conditions among patients with heart failure
    Adnan S Malik
    Cardiology Division, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Cardiol 107:569-72. 2011
    A shared understanding of medical conditions between patients and their health care providers may improve self-care and outcomes...
  33. doi Assessing the violent offending and violent victimization overlap among discharged psychiatric patients
    Eric Silver
    Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, USA
    Law Hum Behav 35:49-59. 2011
    ..assess this overlap during the first ten weeks following hospital discharge among a large sample of psychiatric patients from three large cities...
  34. ncbi Allocation of deceased donor kidneys for transplantation: opinions of patients with CKD
    Colin C Geddes
    Renal Unit, Western Infirmary, University of Glasgow, Scotland
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:949-56. 2005
    ..The aim of this single-center survey is to seek patient opinion about the relative importance of factors used to determine the optimal transplant recipient in kidney allocation schemes...
  35. ncbi "Medical tourism" and the global marketplace in health services: U.S. patients, international hospitals, and the search for affordable health care
    Leigh Turner
    Center for Bioethics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Int J Health Serv 40:443-67. 2010
    ..Just as automobile manufacturing and textile production moved outside the United States, American patients are "offshoring" themselves to facilities that use low labor costs to gain competitive advantage in the ..
  36. pmc Social uses of personal health information within PatientsLikeMe, an online patient community: what can happen when patients have access to one another's data
    Jeana H Frost
    PatientsLikeMe Inc, 222 Third Street, Suite 0234, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
    J Med Internet Res 10:e15. 2008
    This project investigates the ways in which patients respond to the shared use of what is often considered private information: personal health data. There is a growing demand for patient access to personal health records...
  37. pmc "The rust of life": impact of anxiety on cardiac patients
    Debra K Moser
    University of Kentucky College of Nursing in Lexington, KY 40536 0232, USA
    Am J Crit Care 16:361-9. 2007
    Anxiety has both functionally appropriate and inappropriate consequences. Among patients with cardiac disease, anxiety can be functionally appropriate when it prompts an individual to quickly seek treatment for acute cardiac signs and ..
  38. doi Combination strategies for enhancing the efficacy of immunotherapy in cancer patients
    Federica Moschella
    Department of Cell Biology and Neurosciences, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1194:169-78. 2010
    ..cytokine with a long record of clinical use, has recently been shown to act as an effective adjuvant in cancer patients. Notably, a special interest is currently focused on the use of dendritic cells (DC) generated in the presence of ..
  39. ncbi Compliance and persistence in pediatric and adult patients receiving growth hormone therapy
    Ron G Rosenfeld
    The Lucile Packard Foundation, Children s Health, Palo Alto, California 94301, USA
    Endocr Pract 14:143-54. 2008
    To identify key factors that influence compliance and persistence in patients receiving growth hormone (GH) therapy and to promote the development of interventions to support continuous GH use.
  40. doi Review: engaging patients as vigilant partners in safety: a systematic review
    David L B Schwappach
    Swiss Patient Safety Foundation, Zurich, Switzerland
    Med Care Res Rev 67:119-48. 2010
    ..A systematic review was conducted on the evidence of patients' attitudes toward engagement in error prevention and the effectiveness of efforts to increase patient ..
  41. ncbi Comparing patient-reported hospital adverse events with medical record review: do patients know something that hospitals do not?
    Joel S Weissman
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard School of Public Health, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:100-8. 2008
    Hospitals routinely survey patients about the quality of care they receive, but little is known about whether patient interviews can detect adverse events that medical record reviews do not.
  42. pmc Who uses the patient internet portal? The PatientSite experience
    Saul N Weingart
    Stoneman Center for Quality Improvement, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:91-5. 2006
    ..Although the patient Internet portal is a potentially transformative technology, there is little scientific information about the demographic and clinical characteristics of portal enrollees and the features that they access...
  43. ncbi Measuring patients' trust in their primary care providers
    Mark A Hall
    Wake Forest University, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 59:293-318. 2002
    ..Correlations are equivalent with lack of disputes, length of relationship, and number of visits [corrected]...
  44. pmc PRO development: rigorous qualitative research as the crucial foundation
    Kathryn Eilene Lasch
    Mapi Values, Boston, MA, USA
    Qual Life Res 19:1087-96. 2010
    ..The approach described combines an overarching phenomenological theoretical framework with grounded theory data collection and analysis methods to yield PRO items and scales that have content validity...
  45. ncbi Magnetic resonance imaging evidence of hippocampal sclerosis in asymptomatic, first-degree relatives of patients with familial mesial temporal lobe epilepsy
    Eliane Kobayashi
    Department of Neurology, University of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Arch Neurol 59:1891-4. 2002
    To investigate the presence of hippocampal atrophy (HA) and other magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) signs of hippocampal sclerosis (HS) in asymptomatic relatives of patients with familial mesial temporal lobe epilepsy (FMTLE).
  46. pmc Expectations of patients and physicians regarding patient-accessible medical records
    Stephen E Ross
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80010, USA
    J Med Internet Res 7:e13. 2005
    ..Middle class populations have supported shared medical records, including Internet-accessible medical records. The attitudes of lower income populations, and of physicians, are less clear...
  47. ncbi Why do patients choose chemotherapy near the end of life? A review of the perspective of those facing death from cancer
    Robin Matsuyama
    Massey Cancer Center of Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0230, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:3490-6. 2006
    The number of patients receiving chemotherapy near the end of life is increasing, as are concerns about goals of treatment, toxicity, and costs...
  48. ncbi Non-attendance in primary care: the views of patients and practices on its causes, impact and solutions
    Chris Martin
    Laindon Health Centre Primary Care Research Team, Anglia Polytechnic University, Chelmsford, UK
    Fam Pract 22:638-43. 2005
    ..5% of the appointments made. Missing appointments is widely perceived as a waste of resources and a potential barrier to the achievement of the 48-hour access target...
  49. pmc Self-help books for depression: how can practitioners and patients make the right choice?
    Liz Anderson
    Academic Unit of Psychiatry, University of Bristol
    Br J Gen Pract 55:387-92. 2005
    Depression is a common and important public health problem most often treated by GPs. A self-help approach is popular with patients, yet little is known about its effectiveness.
  50. ncbi Renal transplantation in elderly patients older than 70 years of age: results from the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients
    Panduranga S Rao
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0331, USA
    Transplantation 83:1069-74. 2007
    Elderly patients (ages 70 yr and older) are among the fastest-growing group starting renal-replacement therapy in the United States...
  51. pmc Physicians' communication and perceptions of patients: is it how they look, how they talk, or is it just the doctor?
    Richard L Street
    Department of Communication, Texas A and M University, TAMU 4234, College Station, TX 77843 4234, USA
    Soc Sci Med 65:586-98. 2007
    ..affect outcomes, few studies have examined how these perceptions relate to the way physicians communicate with patients. Moreover, while any number of factors may affect the communication process, few studies have analyzed these ..
  52. ncbi Exploration of the value of health-related quality-of-life information from clinical research and into clinical practice
    Gordon H Guyatt
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University and Health Sciences Center, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5, Canada
    Mayo Clin Proc 82:1229-39. 2007
    ..This is particularly true when patients, such as those with cancer who are contemplating toxic chemotherapy, face tradeoffs between quantity of life and ..
  53. doi A systematic review of the mediating role of knowledge, self-efficacy and self-care behaviour in telehealth patients with heart failure
    Yvette Ciere
    Leiden University, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Telemed Telecare 18:384-91. 2012
    ..outcomes and quality of life, are mediated by increases in knowledge, self-efficacy and self-care behaviour in patients with heart failure...
  54. ncbi A comparison of physician examiners', standardized patients', and communication experts' ratings of international medical graduates' English proficiency
    A I Rothman
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Acad Med 75:1206-11. 2000
    To assess the quality of ratings of interviewing skills and oral English proficiency provided on a clinical skills OSCE by physician examiners, standardized patients (SPs), and communication skills experts.
  55. ncbi Preventing work disability among employees with rheumatoid arthritis: what medical professionals can learn from the patients' perspective
    Inge Varekamp
    Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Rheum 53:965-72. 2005
    ..To compare the perspectives of employees with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) with those of medical professionals regarding what persons with RA need to prevent work disability...
  56. pmc Patients' perception and actual practice of informed consent, privacy and confidentiality in general medical outpatient departments of two tertiary care hospitals of Lahore
    Ayesha Humayun
    Department of Community Health Sciences, FMH College of Medicine and Dentistry, Lahore, Pakistan
    BMC Med Ethics 9:14. 2008
    ..The principles of informed consent, confidentiality and privacy are often neglected during patient care in developing countries. We assessed the degree to which doctors in Lahore adhere to these principles during outpatient consultations...
  57. pmc Patients' perspectives and motivators to participate in clinical trials with novel therapies for rheumatoid arthritis
    G Udrea
    Carol Davila University of Medicine, Bucharest, Romania
    J Med Life 2:227-31. 2009
    Successful advances in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis rely on enrolment of patients into clinical trials with novel agents...
  58. ncbi Rifampicin concentrations in bronchial mucosa, epithelial lining fluid, alveolar macrophages and serum following a single 600 mg oral dose in patients undergoing fibre-optic bronchoscopy
    Hisham M Ziglam
    Nottingham City Hospital, Hucknall Road, Nottingham NG5 1PB, UK
    J Antimicrob Chemother 50:1011-5. 2002
    ..AM), bronchial mucosal biopsies and serum were measured after a single oral dose of 600 mg rifampicin from 15 patients undergoing fibre-optic bronchoscopy...
  59. pmc Knowledge and attitude of ICU nurses, students and patients towards the Austrian organ donation law
    Vanessa Stadlbauer
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    BMC Med Ethics 14:32. 2013
  60. doi Going home to get on with life: patients and carers experiences of being discharged from hospital following a stroke
    C Ellis-Hill
    School of Health Professions and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Southampton, UK
    Disabil Rehabil 31:61-72. 2009
    ..In this paper we aim to develop the understanding of what constitutes a 'good' or 'poor' experience in relation to the transition from hospital to home following a stroke...
  61. ncbi Psychosocial issues that face patients with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease: the role of genetic counseling
    Angela Arnold
    Royal Free Hospital, 8th Floor Oncology Suite, Pond Street, London, NW3 2QG
    J Genet Couns 14:307-18. 2005
  62. pmc Patients' preconceptions of acupuncture: a qualitative study exploring the decisions patients make when seeking acupuncture
    Felicity L Bishop
    Centre for Applications of Health Psychology, Faculty of Social and Human Sciences, Building 44 Highfield Campus, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK
    BMC Complement Altern Med 13:102. 2013
    ..e. can produce contextual effects). Patients' expectations of acupuncture might be an important component of contextual effects, but we know relatively little ..
  63. ncbi Communication between physicians and cancer patients about complementary and alternative medicine: exploring patients' perspectives
    Katsuya Tasaki
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Psychooncology 11:212-20. 2002
    The aim of this paper is to identify barriers to communication between physicians and cancer patients regarding complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) by exploring the perspectives of patients...
  64. ncbi Nurses' and patients' perceptions of dignity
    Ken Walsh
    Department of Clinical Nursing, University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 8:143-51. 2002
    ..that the maintenance of patient dignity is an important element of nursing care that is highly valued by patients. Despite this, dignity is seldom defined and there are few guidelines that nurses may use in their practice to ..
  65. doi The TOS study: can we use our patients to help improve clinical assessment?
    D J Nicholl
    The Department of Neurology, City Hospital, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK
    J R Coll Physicians Edinb 42:306-10. 2012
  66. doi The therapeutic alliance between clinicians and patients predicts outcome in chronic low back pain
    Paulo H Ferreira
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Discipline of Physiotherapy, University of Sydney, P O Box 170, Lidcombe, Sydney, New South Wales 1825, Australia
    Phys Ther 93:470-8. 2013
    The impact of the relationship (therapeutic alliance) between patients and physical therapists on treatment outcome in the rehabilitation of patients with chronic low back pain (LBP) has not been previously investigated.
  67. ncbi Is there evidence that palliative care teams alter end-of-life experiences of patients and their caregivers?
    Irene J Higginson
    Department of Palliative Care and Policy, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College London, Weston Education Center, London, United Kingdom
    J Pain Symptom Manage 25:150-68. 2003
    ..Meta-analysis (19 studies) demonstrated small benefit on patients' pain (odds ratio [OR]: 0.38, 95% confidence interval [CI]: 0.23-0.64), other symptoms (OR: 0.51, CI: 0.30-0...
  68. doi The views of patients and healthy volunteers on participation in clinical trials: an exploratory survey study
    Sang Hui Chu
    Nursing Policy and Research Institute, Biobehavioral Research Center, Yonsei University College of Nursing, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:611-9. 2012
    This study was conducted to investigate the views of patients and healthy volunteers on participation in clinical trials.
  69. doi Heterogeneity in clinical presentations of posttraumatic stress disorder among medical patients: testing factor structure variation using factor mixture modeling
    Jon D Elhai
    Department of Psychology, University of Toledo
    J Trauma Stress 24:435-43. 2011
    ..We sampled 310 medical patients with a history of trauma exposure...
  70. ncbi Adherence to clinical practice guidelines for 7 chronic conditions in long-term-care patients who received pharmacist disease management services versus traditional drug regimen review
    Kristin K Horning
    University of Iowa College of Pharmacy, Iowa City, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 13:28-36. 2007
    ..However, few benchmarks exist that demonstrate the rate of adherence to CPGs in patients in long-term-care facilities (LTCFs).
  71. pmc A qualitative exploration of Malaysian cancer patients' perspectives on cancer and its treatment
    Maryam Farooqui
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Universiti Teknologi Mara UiTM, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
    BMC Public Health 11:525. 2011
    Cancer patients' knowledge about cancer and experiences with its treatment play an important role in long-term adherence in their disease management...
  72. pmc Are patients making high-quality decisions about breast reconstruction after mastectomy? [outcomes article]
    Clara N Lee
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7195, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 127:18-26. 2011
    ..The authors sought to evaluate patient decision making about reconstruction, using a validated measure of knowledge and preferences related to reconstruction...
  73. doi Patients' perspective of haemodialysis-associated symptoms
    Ben Caplin
    UCL Centre for Nephrology, Royal Free Hospital, University College London Medical School, London, UK
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 26:2656-63. 2011
    Introduction. Patients often report symptoms during haemodialysis (HD). To better understand patients' experience, we surveyed routine HD outpatients, to quantify the burden and duration of dialysis-associated symptoms.
  74. ncbi Perceptions in 7700 patients with rheumatoid arthritis compared to their families and physicians
    Jacques Pouchot
    Internal Medicine Department, European Georges Pompidou Teaching Hospital, 20 rue Leblanc, Paris 75015, France
    Joint Bone Spine 74:622-6. 2007
    To compare perceptions of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) to those of their families and usual physicians regarding pain and subjective experience of the disease.
  75. doi Maintainance of patients' dignity during hospitalization: comparison of staff-patient observations and patient feedback through interviews
    Amanda Henderson
    Griffith Health, Griffith University, Woolloongabba, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 15:227-30. 2009
    b>Patients' rights such as the need for dignity and respect are essential in the provision of quality care...
  76. ncbi Patient-physician concordance: preferences, perceptions, and factors influencing the breast cancer surgical decision
    Nancy K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 1420 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:3091-8. 2004
    ..explored patient preferences for involvement in the breast cancer treatment decision and concordance between patients' and physicians' views on decisional role...
  77. doi Mobile phone technology and hospitalized patients: a cross-sectional surveillance study of bacterial colonization, and patient opinions and behaviours
    R R Brady
    Department of Surgery, Western General Hospital, Crewe Rd, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Clin Microbiol Infect 17:830-5. 2011
    ..4% of patients support utilization of mobile phones by inpatients; indeed, 24...
  78. ncbi Gender differences in health information needs and decisional preferences in patients recovering from an acute ischemic coronary event
    Donna E Stewart
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychosom Med 66:42-8. 2004
    ..This study examined gender differences in health information needs and decisional preferences after an acute ischemic coronary event (ICE)...
  79. doi Independent predictors of metabolic syndrome in HIV-infected patients
    Paulo R Alencastro
    Postgraduate Studies Program in Epidemiology, School of Medicine, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 25:627-34. 2011
    ..However, a few studies have assessed its prevalence and risk factors among HIV patients from developing countries...
  80. ncbi Self-respect, dignity and confidence: conceptions of integrity among male patients
    Ingrid Widäng
    School of Health Sciences, Department of Nursing Science, Jonkoping University, Jonkoping, Sweden
    J Adv Nurs 42:47-56. 2003
    ..Integrity is part of being a human being, a wholeness, and in this sense it also refers to health. Preserving patients' integrity is an important aspect of nursing care, as a number of situations arise in which they can feel ..
  81. pmc The use of virtual patients in medical school curricula
    Juan Cendan
    Department of Medical Education, College of Medicine, University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA
    Adv Physiol Educ 36:48-53. 2012
    The demonstration of patient-based cases using automated technology [virtual patients (VPs)] has been available to health science educators for a number of decades...
  82. ncbi Attitudes of emergency department patients and visitors regarding emergency exception from informed consent in resuscitation research, community consultation, and public notification
    Katie B McClure
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Road, Mail Code UHN 53, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:352-9. 2003
    ..To assess public views on emergency exception to informed consent in resuscitation research, public awareness of such studies, and effective methods of community consultation and public notification...
  83. doi What do we know about patients' perceptions of continuity of care? A meta-synthesis of qualitative studies
    Sina Waibel
    Health Policy and Health Services Research Group, Consortium for Healthcare and Social Services of Catalonia, Av Tibidabo 21, 08022 Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Qual Health Care 24:39-48. 2012
    ..This article aims to improve the knowledge on patients' perceptions of relational (RC), informational (IC) and management continuity (MC) across care levels.
  84. ncbi Can a "prompt list" empower cancer patients to ask relevant questions?
    Aneta Dimoska
    Medical Psychology Research Unit, Blackburn Building, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Cancer 113:225-37. 2008
  85. pmc Enhancing communication between oncologists and patients with a computer-based training program: a randomized trial
    James A Tulsky
    Duke University, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Ann Intern Med 155:593-601. 2011
    Quality cancer care requires addressing patients' emotions, which oncologists infrequently do. Multiday courses can teach oncologists skills to handle emotion; however, such workshops are long and costly.
  86. doi Psychometric evaluation of the Fatigue Severity Scale in patients with major depression
    Panagiotis Ferentinos
    2nd Department of Psychiatry, Attikon General Hospital, Athens University Medical School, 1 Rimini St, 12462 Athens, Greece
    Qual Life Res 20:457-65. 2011
    This study aimed to investigate the psychometric properties of the Fatigue Severity Scale (FSS), a widely used unidimensional fatigue measure, in patients with major depression.
  87. pmc Patient-reported outcomes as a source of evidence in off-label prescribing: analysis of data from PatientsLikeMe
    Jeana Frost
    VU Amsterdam, KankerNL, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 13:e6. 2011
    Evaluating a new use for an existing drug can be expensive and time consuming. Providers and patients must all too often rely upon their own individual-level experience to inform clinical practice, which generates only anecdotal and ..
  88. ncbi Systemic sclerosis: patients' perceptions of their condition
    Helen L Richards
    Department of Behavioural Medicine, Hope Hospital, Salford, United Kingdom
    Arthritis Rheum 49:689-96. 2003
    To examine patients' beliefs about systemic sclerosis (SSc) and to investigate the relationship between these beliefs, symptom report, and clinical and demographic variables.
  89. doi Bacterial colonization on writing pens touched by healthcare professionals and hospitalized patients with and without cleaning the pen with alcohol-based hand sanitizing agent
    K Halton
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, University of Houston College of Pharmacy, Houston, TX, USA
    Clin Microbiol Infect 17:868-9. 2011 examined bacterial colonization on writing pens touched by healthcare professionals and hospitalized patients with and without cleaning the pen with alcohol-based hand sanitizing agent after each patient visit...
  90. ncbi Complementary and alternative medicine among advanced cancer patients enrolled on phase I trials: a study of prognosis, quality of life, and preferences for decision making
    Fay J Hlubocky
    Department of Medicine, Section of Hematology Oncology, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, The Cancer Research Center, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:548-54. 2007
    We sought to describe complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) usage among phase I trial participants and to describe these patients' treatment decision-making preferences, awareness of prognosis, survival, and quality of life.
  91. ncbi Effects of short- and long-term lithium treatment on kidney functioning in patients with bipolar mood disorder
    Tayfun Turan
    Department of Psychiatry, Erciyes University School of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 26:561-5. 2002
    ..D.: 31.77+/-7.61) and 10 long-term (mean age+/-S.D.: 36.60+/-10.15) Li-treated bipolar patients were included in the study...
  92. doi Reasons for delayed presentation in oral and oropharyngeal cancer: the patients perspective
    Simon N Rogers
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 49:349-53. 2011
    b>Patients with oral and oropharyngeal cancer (OOC) often delay presenting to their doctor or dentist...
  93. doi Dose-response relationship between physiotherapy resource provision with function and balance improvements in patients following stroke: a multi-centre observational study
    Terry P Haines
    Allied Health Clinical Research Unit, Southern Health, Cheltenham, Victoria, Australia
    J Eval Clin Pract 17:136-42. 2011
    Inpatient rehabilitation of patients following stroke can be resource intensive, with optimal models of service delivery unclear...
  94. ncbi Depressed patients' perceptions of depression treatment decision-making
    Daniela Simon
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Health Expect 10:62-74. 2007
    ..Within a goal of informing the design of a SDM intervention, the objective of this study was to investigate depressed patients' perceptions of the treatment decision-making process with general practitioners (GPs).
  95. doi Telemedicine: the role of specialist second opinion for GPs in the care of hypertensive patients
    Simonetta Scalvini
    Telemedicine Service, IRCCS Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri Lumezzane BS, Italy
    Blood Press 20:158-65. 2011
    To evaluate the feasibility of a second-opinion consultation in supporting general practitioners (GPs) during the daily diagnosis and therapeutic management of patients with essential hypertension.
  96. doi Attitudes of physicians, patients, and village health workers toward glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy in rural China: a focus group study
    Xixi Yan
    Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Division of Preventive Ophthalmology, and State Key Laboratory, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, China
    Arch Ophthalmol 130:761-70. 2012
    OBJECTIVE To understand the knowledge and attitudes of rural Chinese physicians, patients, and village health workers (VHWs) toward diabetic eye disease and glaucoma...
  97. ncbi Patients' perceptions of their pain condition across a multidisciplinary pain management program: do they change and if so does it matter?
    Rona Moss-Morris
    School of Psychology, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, United Kingdom
    Clin J Pain 23:558-64. 2007
    ..The primary aim of this study was to determine whether changes in cognitive processes are related to improved functional outcomes across a multidisciplinary pain management program...
  98. pmc Attitudes of Slovenian family practice patients toward changing unhealthy lifestyle and the role of family physicians: cross-sectional study
    Zalika Klemenc-Ketis
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical School, University of Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
    Croat Med J 52:205-11. 2011
    To assess patients' attitudes toward changing unhealthy lifestyle, confidence in the success, and desired involvement of their family physicians in facilitating this change.
  99. doi Patients' perspective on factors that facilitate transition from child-centered to adult-centered health care: a theory integrated metasummary of quantitative and qualitative studies
    Tziona Lugasi
    Department of Psychology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Adolesc Health 48:429-40. 2011
    ..First, to summarize systematically the state of the research conducted on the perspective of patients on transition from child-centered care to adult-centered care (ACC)...
  100. pmc What factors affect patients' recall of general practitioners' advice?
    Polona Selic
    Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana Poljanski nasip 58, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    BMC Fam Pract 12:141. 2011
    In order for patients to adhere to advice, provided by family doctors, they must be able to recall it afterwards. However, several studies have shown that most patients do not fully understand or memorize it...
  101. pmc Characteristics of tuberculosis patients at intake in Cambodia, two provinces in China, and Viet Nam
    Nguyen B Hoa
    National Tuberculosis Programme Viet Nam, 463 Hoang Hoa Tham Street, Badinh District, Hanoi, Viet Nam
    BMC Public Health 11:367. 2011
    ..National tuberculosis programs might utilize such information to identify problems related to referral and access to diagnosis and treatment...

Research Grants88

    Sridhar Sunderam; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Potential clients include academic research labs as well as industrial labs interested in behavioral monitoring on a large scale (e.g. drug screening), and upgrades to existing users. ..
  2. PTSD Hyperarousal Symptoms Treated with Physiological Stress Management
    WALTON THOMPSON ROTH; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Even after receiving trauma-focused therapy, PTSD patients may continue to suffer from hyperarousal...
  3. Discovery of Novel Anti-Inflammatory Phytochemicals on Human Cell Platforms
    ERIK MILLS SCHWIEBERT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This DBM-led partnership seeks to lead a new renaissance in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) research for new global anti-inflammatory drugs with this long-term and closely held scientific and commercial vision. ..
  4. Project LOVE: Preventing Adolescent Dating Violence among Rural African Americans
    Dionne Smith Coker-Appiah; Fiscal Year: 2013
  5. Motivational Interviewing and Physical Activity Behavior Change in Arthritis
    Linda Ehrlich-Jones; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This research will help health professionals understand how people with arthritis view the motivational interviewing process and how it helps them improve their physical activity behavior. ..
  6. Regulation of Germ Cell Pluripotency Through The RNA-Binding Protein, DND1
    Blanche Capel; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Although DND1 is specific to germ cells, we anticipate that the regulatory mechanisms involved may be common to many pluripotent stem cell populations. ..
  7. The functions and mechanism of SHSP degradation in Escherichia coli
    ELLEN FRANCES VIEUX; Fiscal Year: 2011
  8. Reducing HIV Risk in Adult Women with Intellectual Disabilities
    JENNIFER J WELLS; Fiscal Year: 2012
  9. Illness Management and Recovery Program: IMR-Web
    JAMES P O apos HALLORAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..IMR-Web will lead to more rapid, cost-effective adoption of the powerful and comprehensive IMR program. ..
    Eric C Hartman; Fiscal Year: 2010
  11. IUD, implant, and condoms: sexual and perinatal HIV prevention in Rwandan couples
    Susan A Allen; Fiscal Year: 2013
  12. Acceptability and feasbility of the HPV vaccine schedule in female sex workers
    BRANDON JOHN BROWN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..My current desire is to conduct unique research and be the member of a team as a public health advisor at the World Health Organization, but I understand there will be several opportunities open to me at the completion of my degree. ..
  13. Concurrent Upper/Lower Extremity SCI Exercise with Stimulation
    LEE BARNETT; Fiscal Year: 2010
  14. Mechanism of CHIP-mediated Ubiquitination of Chaperone-bound Proteins
    Saurav Misra; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Therfore, understanding how CHIP carries out its function is expected to apply directly to the understanding of mechanisms underlying such diseases and, potentially, to the treatment of these diseases. ..
  15. Treatment of Cocaine Addiction with Integrative Meditation
    Kevin W Chen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..symptoms during withdrawal or abstinence at the time when a patient needs it, but also quickly engage patients in the treatment and improve patients'self-efficacy and attention network that could help keep them away ..
  16. Iwankapiya_Healing Historical Trauma Practice and Group IPT for American Indians
    Maria Yellow Horse Brave Heart; Fiscal Year: 2013
  17. Improving Food Security and Nutrition to Promote ART Adherence in Latin America
    Homero Martinez; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..that universal access may soon be achieved in LAC, poor nutrition and food insecurity are often cited by patients, providers, and HIV treatment advocates as main obstacles to accessing and adhering to ART treatment...
  18. Alcohol treatment & health disparity in American Indians
    R Walker; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. Determinants of Use of Safer Conception Strategies Among HIV Clients in Uganda
    GLENN JOHN WAGNER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..both vertical and horizontal transmission risks, yet while there are considerable resources and support for patients to prevent unwanted pregnancy or once they become pregnant (e.g...
  20. Fighting Malaria with Microfinance: Evidence from India
    Alessandro Tarozzi; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This research will use a randomized evaluation to test the viability of increasing ITN use with cost-recovery even among the very poor by providing ITNs on credit through a micro-finance network with an extended repayment period. ..
  21. Developing the Autism Model of Implementation for ASD Community Providers
    Amy Drahota; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..e., IRI, VA QUERI Cyber Seminars, attend and lead UCSD Research Groups, attend and lead community collaborative groups);and h) manuscript writing. ..
  22. Investigating How to Change Systems of HIV Care to Support Smoking Cessation
    Julie E Maher; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This information will be used to inform the development of an intervention that would integrate additional cessation support into Oregon's HIV system of care and could be implemented with ADAP populations across the nation. ..
  23. Examining the Geographies of Immigrant Sex Work: An Exploratory Study of HIV Risk
    Lois Takahashi; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Findings will form the foundation for future studies to develop and test geographically targeted risk reduction interventions aimed at high-risk indoor sex work venues and venue clusters. ..
  24. Comparative Effectiveness of Web-based Mobile Support for the DC Tobacco Quitline
    THOMAS ROBERT KIRCHNER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..C.;bolstering the effectiveness of tobacco quitlines via web-based mobile technologies is a critical and timely endeavor, promising to expand the potential public health impact of this "broad reach" treatment modality. ..
  25. Peer Support for Achieving Independence in Diabetes (Peer AID)
    Karin M Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The participants will be drawn from an ethnically and culturally diverse group of low-income patients age 30-70 who speak English or Spanish with type 2 diabetes and poorly controlled blood sugar and/or blood ..
  26. Psychological Effects of Spiritually Integrated Therapy for Infertile Women
    SHIQUINA L ANDREWS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..In Phase II, 40 patients recruited from gynecology and infertility clinics will be randomly assigned to either the spiritual intervention ..
  27. Safer sex intervention for male clients of female sex workers in Tijuana, Mexico
    Thomas L Patterson; Fiscal Year: 2013
  28. Staying Off Substances: A Tailored Early Recovery Program for Teens
    KIMBERLEE JEAN TRUDEAU; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This resource will be available to adolescents during treatment and post-treatment to help them navigate challenges in early recovery. ..
  29. Adolescent Involvement in Parental Substance Abuse Treatment: Evaluation of EBFT
    Natasha Slesnick; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..While randomized clinical trials of family therapy have involved adult identified patients (IPs) in couples therapy and adolescent IPs in family therapy, this study will evaluate a family systems ..
  30. HIV/AIDS Prevention for Men with Intellectual Disabilities
    JENNIFER J WELLS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..There is a significant need to assure all men with ID have the tools to make safer sexual decisions and avoid contracting HIV/AIDS. ..
  31. Novel method to create knockout rats using endonucleases and spermatagonialstem
    Eric M Ostertag; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Thus, if feasibility is demonstrated, this project would benefit many goals of public health by making the production of mutations in the rat that model human diseases readily accessible to the research community. ..
  32. Structural Behavioral HIV Prevention for Male Sex Workers in Peru
    Angela M Bayer; Fiscal Year: 2013
  33. The Development of a Therapist Feedback System for MDD in Community Mental Health
    MARY BETH GIBBONS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..the feasibility of a cost-efficient and easily disseminated intervention for improving psychotherapy outcomes for patients with major depressive disorder treated in the community mental health system...
  34. Perinatal Nurse Home Visiting Enhanced with mHealth Technology
    Phyllis W Sharps; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Study findings will assist nurse home visitation programs to use best approaches for routine assessment of IPV and implement empowerment interventions to reduce IPV and improve maternal infant health outcomes. ..
  35. Speech Perception Assessment and Training System for Aphasia Rehabilitation
    James D Miller; Fiscal Year: 2010
  36. Professional Dilemmas:Health Workers'Perceptions of Postabortion Care in Senegal
    JULIA SIRI SUH; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Ultimately, this study hopes to contribute to the development of policies and interventions that improve access to post abortion care in order to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity in Senegal. ..
  37. Cognitive Functioning Following Ovarian Removal Before or After Natural Menopause
    Keiko Kurita; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Better research can inform interventions, improve patient expectations of outcomes, and ultimately control economic impact of the cognitive dysfunction among the elderly. ..
  38. Herpes virus typing assay for detecting genital herpes
    Huimin Kong; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The instrument developed by KGI will also be transferred to a cGMP manufacturer (Source Scientific), such that by mid-2009 we expect to have a cGMP assay system ready for clinical validation studies. ..
  39. The PFT Intervention: Linking triply-diagnosed inpatients to community care
    Michael B Blank; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We expect better retention in treatment for PFT participants and other outcomes include viral load, CD4, indicators of psychological and social functioning, and cost effectiveness. ..
  40. A Comparison of Methadone Treatment Systems in California and British Columbia
    Bohdan Nosyk; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the differences in health outcomes and costs over the lifetime of a representative cohort of opioid dependent patients presenting for MMT in CA versus BC...
    Kawango Agot; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..5:2 by IPC, CCT and IPC/CCT interventions, respectively. ..
  42. Using Technology To Deliver Brief Interventions in DUI Programs
    Katherine E Watkins; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It fills a significant knowledge gap in the research field and may help a population likely to be highly affected by the recession, as research suggests that individuals are using alcohol to cope with the stressful economic environment. ..
  43. Protein Kinases of a Trypanosome
    Kojo Mensa Wilmot; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..brucei. PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Trypanosomes cause diseases that affect millions of people world-wide. Work described in this proposal may lead to discovery of new drugs for treatment of human African trypanosomiasis. ..
  44. Regulation of insulin-like growth factors by the ER chaperone GRP94
    Yair Argon; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Together, these results will lead to a new understanding of how GRP94 chaperones client proteins. ..
  45. Venue-based HIV and alcohol use risk reduction among female sex workers in China
    Xiaoming Li; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Serial behavioral and biomedical data from both gatekeepers and FSWs will be collected every 6 months over a 2-year period to assess the long-term impact of the intervention. ..
  46. Metabolic Costs of Daily Activities in Older Adults
    Todd Manini; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Health care professionals use normative data as a guide to prescribe appropriate activities for patients and clients...
  47. Rapid point of care HIV PCR diagnostic device
    JOHN CHARLES GERDES; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..test at point of care would be useful in Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) clinics or emergency rooms (where patients often do not return for tests results) or on labor and delivery wards for high risk pregnant women who have not ..
  48. Adapting Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Children with Suicidality and/or Self-H
    Francheska Perepletchikova; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..DBT engages patients in treatment and is cost effective, as clients receiving this treatment require fewer psychiatric ..
  49. Benefits Management for People with Psychiatric Disabilities
    Marc I Rosen; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Benefits Management has the potential to help beneficiaries spend their money well and thus, improve their quality of life. ..
  50. Pilot Study of Skills-Building as HIV Prevention for Male Sex Workers in Peru
    Thomas J Coates; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Results of this study will be used to develo an R01 for the implementation and assessment of a longer-term intervention with fletes. ..
  51. Comparing Acute and Continuous Drug Abuse Treatment: A Randomized Clinical Trial
    ROBERT GEOFFREY CARLSON; Fiscal Year: 2010 extend the benefits of the initial treatment episode, and recovery monitoring has been developed to assess patients'status and return them to treatment as needed...
  52. Hsp90 Dependent Rab Tethering
    WILLIAM EDWARD BALCH; Fiscal Year: 2012
  53. Promoting Functional Communication Abilities in Aphasia with Virtual Reality
    Nadine Martin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Results of these studies have the potential to develop a virtual clinician- human interaction system that can be used independently by people with aphasia to practice and improve functional communication skills. ..
  54. Teen Bullying Prevention across Place and Digital Space: The TOTAL Approach
    CARMELA GINA LOMONACO; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..TOTAL integrates scientific evidence, best practice, and technology with a focus on prevention rather than intervention and teens'active participation in the development of prevention efforts. ..
  55. Preventing Childhood Obesity through Early Feeding and Parenting Guidance
    ELIZABETH A REIFSNIDER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This easy to implement obesity-prevention intervention can be adopted for many locales and diverse communities. ..
  56. Speech Therapy Robot (STR) to assist in the administration of evidence based spee
    Garima Srivastava; Fiscal Year: 2011
  57. Intensive Motivational Interviewing for Methamphetamine Dependence
    Douglas L Polcin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Finding effective treatments for methamphetamine dependence is important because methamphetamine use is rapidly increasing and in some areas, such as the Western U.S, is reaching epidemic proportions. ..
  58. Delivering Psychosocial Treatment to Substance Abusers via Mobile Technologies
    Lisa A Marsch; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..If results are promising, MTS would be easily adaptable and may have enormous impact on improving treatment access and effectiveness for a variety of issues (e.g., mental and behavioral health) while significantly limiting costs. ..
  59. Supporting Sexual Health Education by CBO-based Youth Development Professionals
    ..abstract_text> ..
  60. Sun Safety Ink A Skin Cancer Prevention Program for the Tattoo Community
    Barbara Walkosz; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This important and necessary exploratory research will provide us with the requisite information to develop an R01 application to test SSI! in a future randomized controlled trial. ..
  61. California MHS Act: Impact on Practice & Organizational Culture in Public Clinics
    Joel T Braslow; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..the MHSA, we hope to provide a comprehensive and instructive example of what happens when a new policy, potentially affecting thousands of patients, is imposed upon a public mental healthcare system with the goal of improved care.
  62. The Neuroscience of Motivational Interviewing Change Talk
    CLAUDIA DENKE TESCHE; Fiscal Year: 2010
  63. Recognition of Defective CFTRdeltaF508 by Quality Control Machines
    Douglas M Cyr; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These studies will contribute to development of a treatment for CF and provide a basic understanding of regulation of protein homeostasis during innate immune signaling. ! ..
  64. Community-based Family Planning Intervention to Reduce Partner Violence
    Elizabeth Miller; Fiscal Year: 2009
  65. Reducing HIV Risk in Adult Women with Intellectual Disabilities
    Jennifer Wells; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
    Jenny Chong; Fiscal Year: 2000
  67. Methadone Benefit Elimination--Oregon Health Plan
    Bret Fuller; Fiscal Year: 2003
    Significant changes in the Oregon Health Plan (OHP) have created a unique opportunity to investigate impacts on patients enrolled in methadone maintenance services when the Oregon State Legislature eliminated payment for methadone ..
  68. Medicaid cutbacks and clients with severe mental illness
    Bentson McFarland; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Analyses will take into account varying "times at risk" for subjects who may be hospitalized or arrested. The results will be of keen interest to decision-makers who determine Medicaid policies. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  69. Reducing Adverse Self-Medication Behaviors in Older Adults with Hypertension
    Patricia Neafsey; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Healthcare utilization will be compared between the 2 groups after 52 weeks and a cost-benefit analysis conducted. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
    James Sorenson; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..To accomplish the first study, 796 close relatives of patients with CF will be randomly assigned to either the "local" or genetic center screens...
  71. Multimedia Motivational Interviewing Training for Physical Therapists
    ROBIN INLANDER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
    Janet Ford; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..The main study hypothesis is that the transitional program will be as effective as but more cost-efficient than the permanent program...
    Susan Payne; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Descriptive information and measures of variability will be compared across categories of patients. Visit length will be compared to length predicted by the Patient Classification System for Home Nursing...
  74. Living with Arterio-venus Fistula for Hemodialysis
    CLEO RICHARD; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  75. Khat Chewing: Its Association with HIV Status and CD4 T Cells
    Della Berhanu; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Many of the immunological disturbances observed among patients infected with HIV are related to the decline in CD4 T cell counts and percentage during the course of infection;..
  76. Ambulatory Patient Safety of Clients in Treatment for Substance Abuse
    Bentson McFarland; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed planning project will set the stage for interventions as well as methodology to determine whether they are successful. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  77. North Country Care-Net: Easy Links to Health Information
    MARTHA MCLEOD; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..specifically aims to meet its broad objectives by: 1) improving Internet access to health professionals and their patients with limited literacy skills by expanding the reach of the North Country information Network (NCHIN); 2) ..
    Mark Greenwald; Fiscal Year: 2001
  79. ASI-MV Solutions: A Tailored Program for Substance Abusers in Early Recovery
    Emil Chiauzzi; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..following treatment essential;(3) making referrals to wraparound services has proven to be problematic and patients may lack the motivation, knowledge, or skills to follow up with the referrals;(4) there is a dearth of easily ..
    Bentson McFarland; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The study will study in detail three special needs populations of Medicaid clients: (a) people with co-morbid mental health problems, (b) pregnant women, and American Indians. ..
  81. Agency Process Improvement and Client Outcomes
    Kim Hoffman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    Robert Drake; Fiscal Year: 1992
    Lonnie Snowden; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Clinicians can better evaluate their strengths and weaknesses as providers of mental health service in considering opportunities for continuing education and making decisions about composition of their caseloads...
  84. Medicaid Managed Care & Access to Alcohol Treatment
    Bentson McFarland; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The investigators will explore application of hierarchical models and latent variable growth curves to the national data sets. The results will be of considerable interest to state Medicaid and alcohol drug abuse program directors. ..
    Paul Bell; Fiscal Year: 1990
    This project is designed to examine how physical aggression in the elderly mentally ill impacts patients, program and staff, and policy in the public sector mental health system...
    Robert Drake; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..The third goal is to examine the reliability and validity of instruments used to assess and monitor substance abuse among dually diagnosed clients...
    Frances Lynch; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Policy makers especially need cost data on sub-groups of the Medicaid population such as children and youth. ..
  88. Generalization of the Client Matching Protocol
    George De Leon; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..