Tag: "proxy" at medical news
The current status of elder abuse in the United States
...studies to be undertaken to obtain self-reports or proxy
reports for each category of abuse....
New EC directive threatens life-saving trials
...tland) Act, 2000 requires consent from the adult's proxy
or next of kin; this is despite numerous attempts over four years by medical researchers to explain the consequences of this restriction to the lawyers drafting the bill. Europeans should wake up to the threat to the evaluation of treatments for mill...
Early use of universal forms boosts informed consent among ICU patients
..." Physicians are obliged to let patients, or their proxy
decision-makers, participate in decisions about th...ture of the procedure and the lack of an available proxy
when needed. In the intervention period, March 1 to April 30, 2002, a universal consent form that ex...
Partners seek city's footprint
...aid Dr. Netherwood. "However, it relied heavily on proxy
data from the rest of the UK, and our work along with a sister project in Gwynedd Councilwill help other Welsh local authorities to use the footprinting tool in the future." This more sophisticated study has been made possible by a 300,000 BiffaAwa...
Munchausen syndrome by proxy should be considered for unexplainable medical conditions
...ofessionals should consider Munchausen syndrome by proxy
if a child has unusual ocular abnormalities or oth.... In this particular case, Munchausen syndrome by proxy
is a form of child abuse. The symptoms of a disease are fabricated or induced by the caregiver, usua...
Whites, blacks respond similarly to common blood pressure drugs
... This investigation shows that race is not a good proxy
for these genetic and environmental factors. More broadly, this study indicates that we should think twice before basing other types of medical treatment on race. Sehgal is an associate professor of medicine, biomedical ethics, and epidemiology and ...
Elastic nails help children with broken legs recover faster than traction and body casting
...actors. The researchers used hospital charges as a proxy
for the entire cost of treatment. Other factors such as parents' time away from work to care for children, rehabilitation costs and well as the charges by varying insurance suppliers make obtaining accurate and complete cost information difficult to ...
Faith in child protection system must be restored
...rotection systems. The term Munchausen syndrome by proxy
received publicity when in 1977 Meadow reported a ...society," say the authors. "Munchausen syndrome by proxy
has captured the public imagination, but there is still much that we do not know about other aspects...
Malaria vaccine trial
...ls. This is partly because we do not have any good proxy
measures of effective immunity in P. falciparum , and partly because this is a fertile area for trying out new techniques, such as DNA vaccines, where there is still a lot to learn." Hill is planning to do further trials that address the important q...
Authors warn of inaccuracies concerning use of race in health & social science research
...econd-order construct" that is too often used as a proxy
for assumed biological, genetic, social, psychological, and other phenotypic factors, including people's beliefs about ancestry, nationality, language(s)/accent, religion, skin color, and racial identity, and, as such, limits the value of the researc...
English-speaking Hispanic youth more likely to have sex early
...pondents (English, Spanish, or both) was used as a proxy
(substitute) measure for their integration into U.S. culture. "Although Spanish-speaking Hispanic youth differ from English-speaking Hispanic youth on most of the variables in our modelthe multivariate analysis allows us to consider the effect of the...
Study shows soy is well accepted in school lunches
... was consumed during the usual lunch programs as a proxy
for acceptance. If students consumed the same amount or more of the test product than the usual one, then we can conclude that the products were at least equally acceptable." The pilot studies were carried out in four school districts. The test inclu...