Tag: "satisfaction" at biology news
AAAS expert panel calls for voter-system research and reform
...oters' information on theelectoral system; voters' satisfaction
with thevoting process; possible tools that can encouragecitizens to use new voting technologies; and theimpact of such factors as media reporting andlegislative hearings on individuals' perceptionsof the voting process and their participation init. ...
AAAS 2004 salary survey: Despite long hours and low pay, life scientists love their work
...y" satisfied. Self-employed people also rate their satisfaction
highly. Only 22 percent of scientists in the pharmaceutical industry give themselves high marks for job satisfaction, compared with 62 percent of those in the biotechnology industry. The disparity in pay for men and women persists. In academia...
Brace therapy for osteoarthrisis, legal issues in TBI research, prosthetic fitting
...vant to traumatic brain injury research to patient satisfaction
and use of braces in treating osteoarthritis to a new liner classification system that will improve the fit of prosthetic limbs. Abstracts from the Third International Conference on Restoration of (wheeled) Mobility in Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Rehabi...
Principal investigators named for international scholars in breast cancer research program
... and will experience the personal and professional satisfaction
of contributing to the development of a potential future leader in breast cancer research from an area of the world where opportunities for scientific training and advancement are limited. Each host institution will receive an annual grant to support...
Should publicly funded research be free and available to the public?
... in return only an audience for their work and the satisfaction
of sharing their ideas and discoveries with the world. But if your mother learns she has breast cancer and desperately wants to find what researchers have discovered about her disease, or when your daughter in high school reads a story in the New Yor...
Patients give nod to kidney dialysis at home
A first-of-its-kind patient satisfaction
study suggests that many patients tethered to a life-saving artificial kidney machine that cleanses the blood stream of wastes might have preferred a second option -- home-based peritoneal dialysis that uses the lining of the patient's belly as a nat...
Practice-based interventions enhance quality of care
...nces. "These improvements included marked parental satisfaction
with the Healthy Steps Program; timelier preventive care, including timely immunizations; and the receipt of more developmentally-oriented services." For the evaluation, Dr. Minkovitz and her colleagues followed 5,565 children from 15 Healthy Steps s...
Whites, African-Americans better rate medical care experiences when seeing same-race physicians
... a more positive overall emotional tone and higher satisfaction
rating. The report is published in the December 2...ecision-making style and asked about their overall satisfaction
with the visit and if they would recommend the physician to a friend. The audiotapes were analyzed f...
Gene mutations that cause hearing loss discovered
...ichigan who initiated contact with MSU now has the satisfaction
that we have identified the cause of the hearing loss that affects approximately half of her descendants," she said. "For the youngest of her grandchildren, there is the potential that 20 years from now, when they will begin to feel the impact of the...
The Rett Syndrome Research Foundation commits $1.3 million for 2003 research awards
...ressing need for RTT research. RSRF can take great satisfaction
in the growing interest of world-leading scientists. The new work promises to continue the recent rapid growth in our understanding of the fundamental causes of RTT," stated Adrian Bird, Ph.D., the Chairman of RSRF's Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. B...
Changing focus of traditional hospital 'rounds' improves patient care
...ospital stays generally are tied to higher patient satisfaction
and fewer medical errors, Pronovost says. "The need for clear team communication among health care providers in the ICU is imperative and paramount," he adds. "Improved communication enhances patient care, decreases length of stay, and most importa...
Maine chemist wins national award for research and mentoring
...raduate program in chemistry, Christensen has "the satisfaction
of bringing along students who are relatively new to research," he said. "And the wonderful thing about undergraduates is their energy and enthusiasm." With his students Christensen studies carotenoids, a family of chemicals best recognized as the co...
Northwestern launches major gene banking project
...or their physicians, but participants may gain the satisfaction
of helping researchers understand the role of genes in the disease process and eventually use the results of the NUgene project to develop highly targeted genetic therapies....
Cola soft drinks satisfy hunger as well as orange juice or 1% milk
...supplying dietary energy to provide the feeling of satisfaction
and fullness, Drewnowki concluded. The University of Washington study determined the effects of four beverages: milk (1%), orange juice, cola, and sparkling water, on temporal profiles of hunger, fullness and desire to eat, measured at 20 minute inte...
Current growing nursing shortage to be studied at 160 US acute care hospitals
... suffer, job turnover in nursing staff and patient satisfaction
across the United States are among subjects Univer... of information on patients experiences, including satisfaction
with pain management and how nurses help relieve distressing symptoms, she said. They also will exam...
Babies born with penis developmental disorder happier when raised male, say Johns Hopkins researchers
...ssessments of gender identity, sexual function and satisfaction
with their genitalia. The researchers also asked t...estions regarding sexual orientation, marriage and satisfaction
with their sex of rearing. Of the 12 men who responded, 10 reported a male heterosexual orientati...
Hopkins' emergency extended care unit reduces overcrowding
...ays, has been a significant improvement in patient satisfaction
scores: "Surveys have shown us that when patients are on this unit, they don't even realize they're in an ED." The ED also added a seven-bed urgent care center for treatment of less serious ailments in April 2000. The main ED has 22 beds, two proc...
32,000 graduate students grade their doctoral programs, poor report cards in career guidance and preparation for teaching
... choices respected. While 81% of students reported satisfaction
with their programs overall, only 45% are satisfied with their preparation for teaching and 38% with career services. According to Adam Fagen, survey author and a doctoral student at Harvard University, "even programs that excel at research may get a...
Morphine-like drugs could offer relief for amputees
..., lidocaine or placebo. Pain measures and patient satisfaction
scores were recorded every five minutes from a hal...ers knew which injection was being given. Patient satisfaction
scores were similar and significantly higher for both lidocaine and morphine compared to placebo, wh...
AAAS jobs survey shows continuing salary growth in the life sciences sector, but women still earn less
...ion trends and identifies key issues affecting job satisfaction
among researchers. Completed as a service for memb...sive examination yet attempted of salaries and job satisfaction
among life scientists in the United States." Life scientists are clearly among the nation's top earn...