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Hopkins Researchers Develop Under-The-Skin Implant For Pain Treatment
...ious pain and may be a potential technique for the management
of drug addiction. The button-sized polymer works ... inexpensive, abuse-resistant way of offering pain management
to people in developing nations, where cancer rates are high, but little or no treatment for pain is...
Study Demonstrates Safety & Effectiveness Of Asthma Drug
...t Hershey, masterminded the design for collection, management
and analysisof the data from patients at five medical centers. The work was coordinatedby his team of researchers at the Asthma Clinical Research Network (ACRN)Data Coordinating Center (DCC) based at Hershey's Center for Biostatistics.ACRN is funded ...
It Matters Where, In America, You Suffer A Heart Attack
...span of a year. "We found evidence of a patient management
strategy on the West Coast that seems to strike the best balance between cost and patient outcomes," Mark said. "It combines quick decisions about use of interventions, a moderate use of those procedures and fewer hospital days. How much this is due ...
A Helping Hand Could Save An Ailing Heart
...rchor other group - and the onset, progression and management
of a variety ofconditions, including heart disease. This is the first study to show animportant relationship between both mortality and functional status and whetherthe patient believes he or she is receiving adequate help from others inperforming d...
Challenges To Native American Health Care Even More Profound Than Those Facing The U.S. Health System In General
Looking for the first time at the management
needs in the NativeAmerican health care sector, au...ams. The survey also identified prioritytopics for management
training. There was consensus that the following topicsneeded to be addressed: continuous quality im...
"Powerful New Tool" For AIDS Is Reported In Science
...collaboration designed to change the diagnosis and management
of AIDS and to optimize its therapeutic approach b... instrumentation for the acquisition, analysis and management
of complex genetic information. Additional information is available at www.spectrumedix.com...
Hospitals Discourage Consumer Questioning Of Bills, Study Suggests
...oad purpose was to observe anticipatory impression management
-using tactics to avert potentially costly problem... level of an organization. Anticipatory impression management
is used in other industries as well. Amongthe study's conclusions were that (1) these preemptive act...
Researchers Identify Biochemically Distinct Pain Phenomena, Conclude Better Pain Relief At Lower Morphine Doses Is Possible
...erned by different signaling molecules. Effective management
ofintense pain should take these distinctions into account, Basbaum says. "Pain is not a single phenomenon that can always be attacked with onetype of analgesic drug," according to Basbaum, chairman of anatomy and researchscientist with the W...
Clinical Pharmacists Improve Outcomes Of Heart Failure Patients
...measure the effects of a clinicalpharmacist in the management
of heart failure patients," said clinicalpharmacist Wendy Gattis, who has a doctorate in pharmacy. "These patients have achronic disease that can be managed with appropriate medications, such as ACEinhibitors. Pharmacists can be useful in helping op...
Higher Prices Won't Stop Teenage Smokers
...ts and associate professors in policy analysis and management
in Cornell's College of Human Ecology, and Phil Decicca, a graduate student in their department. Their findings are particularly relevant in light of the bill approved by the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee last week that would raise cigarette price...
"TRAMAH" Model Seeks To Improve Emergency Response Paper Uses Maryland As Test Region
...hefour-day conference. Operations researchers and management
scientists are little known butindispensable experts who use science to improve decision-making, management,and operations. They work throughout business, government, and academia.Additional information on the conference, including a full list of wor...
Widely Used Therapy May Not Be Effective In Treatment Of Acute Stroke
...conventional therapy alone. Conventional or usual management
includesindividualized treatment recommended by a patient?s doctor, such as othermedications, surgery, and/or rehabilitation including speech therapy or physicaltherapy. The researchers found that at 7 days, patients receiving LMW heparinoid had a tr...
Identification Of Brain Areas Could Help Eliminate Side Effects Of Pain Medication
...gs still comprise the major tool for the clinical management
of pain even though the drugs can have some very serious side effects," explains Ralph Lydic, Ph.D., professor of anesthesia. "This discovery means we have specifically targeted an area in the brain and a molecule that causes side effects from pa...
Communication Between Doctors And Asthma Patients Is Key
...e underlying inflammation. National guidelinesfor management
of asthma call for treating inflammation. After receivingcommunications training, doctors were more inclined to treat the underlyinginflammation and they improved their overall communication skills with patients. In many cases, that means using anti...
Study Leads To New Standard Of Care For Treating Unstable Angina: Heart-Attack
Risk Reduced By 47% With Use Of Tirofiban
...own that the addition oftirofiban into the medical management
of patients with unstable angina reducestheir risk of death by as much as 47%. Unstable angina is currently the leadingcause of admissions to coronary care units, accounting for more than 1.4 millionhospitalizations per year in the United States. T...
Unhealthy Lifestyles Not Primary Cause Of High Mortality Rates
...g to Paula Lantz , assistant professor of health management
and policy at the U-M School of Public Health . Lantz's study, titled "Socioeconomic Factors, Health Behaviors and Mortality: Results from a Nationally-Representative Prospective Study of U.S. Adults," appears in the June 3 issue of the J...
New Data Show Dangerous Interaction Between Blood Pressure Drugs
...g released in theUnited States in mid-1997 for the management
of high blood pressure and chronicstable angina (chest pain). It was withdrawn by the manufacturer because ofadverse drug-to-drug interactions. In all four case studies, patients were taking 50 to 100 mg of mibefradildaily to control their high bloo...
About The Care Of Patients Before They Are Admitted To Intensive Care
...ors discovered that the problems lay in suboptimal management
of oxygen therapy, airway, breathing, circulation and monitoring before admission to intensive care which led to increased morbidity, mortality and avoidable admissions. They believe that these problems were caused by poor organisation, lack of know...
Over 6,000 Technical Presentations Will Reveal New Findings At National Chemists' Meeting In Boston, August 23 - 27
... Fate of turf grass chemicals and pest management
International symposium on natural toxins Recycling and reprocessing of used motor oils International symposium on biorelated polymers Polymers in museums Historic textil...
One-Time Needles Don't Reduce HIV Among Addicts, Study Shows
...s. Mathematical modeling, the key tool employed by management
scientists andoperations researchers, shows that DTRs would make the AIDS epidemic worse.The study examines one proposal, the introduction of DTRs via a one-for-oneexchange for regular syringes. In that case, while both DTR and regular syringeswould ...
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