Tag: "reminder" at medical news

NIAID Ebola vaccine enters human trial

...rrent Ebola outbreak in the Congo provides a stark reminder of the need to rapidly develop vaccines against such perilous infections. A few years ago, we did not imagine that our vaccine would enter human trials so quickly, but the re-emergence of such viruses makes it all the more important to respond quickl...

Aspirin withdrawal may pose risk to coronary patients

...eeding," said Dr. Ferrari. "Our study serves as a reminder for all medical professionals who treat coronary patients that aspirin withdrawal should not be advised, and that alternative recommendations should be considered." "This study not only reinforces the importance of compliance with aspirin therapy in ...

Docs see missed opportunities for adult, kid vaccinations

...on setting up standing orders and instructions for reminder systems. The recommendations for childhood immunizations endorse similar interventions, and encourage physicians to report adverse vaccine reactions to a national database so that vaccine safety may be improved. The revised standards should help redu...

Internet weight loss program effective among adults at risk for diabetes

...ources. Each week, participants received an e-mail reminder to submit his or her weight. Participants in the e-mail counseling group had the same program plus additional e-mail communication with an assigned weight loss counselor. They were instructed to report calorie and fat intake, exercise energy expendit...

Marked improvement in heart attack care seen in 33-hospital study

...lead to their consistent use, simply function as a reminder system, he says. These are key things that need to be thought about and either ordered or ruled out because of a contraindication. We want to help doctors, nurses, and patients consider the priorities and follow them if indicated. Based on the succes...

Millions of Americans are failing to get recommended health care

...tients care for their illness, disease registries, reminder systems, and feedback to physicians on their quality of care. The study, published today (Wednesday, Jan. 22) in the Journal of the American Medical Association, also found that one physician group in six uses none of these processes. "The results s...

Minority children more likely to be evaluated for physical abuse

...rs correcting those discrepancies. This study is a reminder for health care providers to be as thorough and objective as possible in evaluating children with injuries, to ensure that victims are not overlooked. "...

Strategies allow for drug-free transplants, report researchers at international congress

...ts of a third study from Stanford University are a reminder of the formidable challenge of achieving tolerance, defined as the permanent acceptance of the transplanted organ without immunosuppressive drugs. Two kidney transplant patients who were weaned off all drugs within a year of their transplants and who...

Mayo Clinic vaccine researcher calls for universal flu vaccine for elderly

...s designed to increase immunization rates, such as reminder systems, flu clinics and standing-order programs Reimbursement by Medicare and other third-party payers for the cost of the vaccine and its administration Insurance of adequate influenza-vaccine availability and new vaccine development by academic ...

Temple and Fox Chase developing interactive program to assist prostate cancer patients

...ation that the patient has accessed and serve as a reminder for the patient to go back and access other information if he so chooses. Butz and Diefenbach expect PIES to be available to Fox Chase patients in 2004, and hopes eventually to modify the program to serve breast cancer patients....

Computerized phone chats can motivate couch potatoes

...erred human intervention or would have appreciated reminder calls. "We relied on the users to actively initiate all contacts to access the intervention," writes Pinto. "Placing this responsibility on them may have compromised our ability to deliver the intervention." She notes that the current version of the ...

Lingering cognitive impairment may be linked to coronary bypass surgery

...sing drugs. The Neuropsychology article is both a reminder of the brain's vulnerability during surgery, and an open discussion of how scientists look for reliable ways to understand that vulnerability -- in hope of finding ways to preserve brain function. "There is no question that post-operative performanc...

Simple reminder can help patients avoid dangerous infection

...aconess Medical Center (BIDMC) finds that a simple reminder to their doctors can help patients with valvular heart disease to remember to take antibiotics before having their teeth cleaned or undergoing other procedures that may be associated with subsequent heart infections. This straightforward step can hel...

Male/female health differences during life's final season

...arities in health and aging. Perhaps it is also a reminder to focus not only on gender differences," she adds. Gold explains that the study is the first to employ a matched sample of older brother/sister twin pairs to examine gender differences in health during aging. The team's analysis found that, on aver...

Injuries uncommon in youth football, Mayo Clinic study reports

...game that kept a player out of competition for the reminder of the game, required the attention of a physician, and included all concussion, lacerations, as well as dental, eye and nerve injuries. The researchers found a total of 55 injuries occurred in games during the season a prevalence of six percent. In...

College drinking problems and research solutions

... findings of the Task Force also serve as a timely reminder for students and others to assess their personal drinking habits on National Alcohol Screening Day, which takes place this week on April 11. The 2,500 screening locations across the country include sites at more than 550 colleges and universities." A...

Medical system pays little attention to behavior counseling

...le time or money for a doctor's office to put pink reminder stickers on patients' charts or to send a computerized letter prompting patients to schedule a mammography or a flu shot." "Now that the federal research establishment is doubling, and a prescription drug benefit for seniors may mean more people usi...

Heart attack help: Program helps boost use of key therapies in hospitals

... show that tools aimed at continuous education and reminder of caregivers regarding key aspects of patient care, along with education and empowerment of patients, are important elements for the success of any quality improvement initiative." The U-M program's tools include: standing orders, pocket cards of me...

Spain's top science award to UMBI's Gallo, Montagnier

...o give this recognition now because it serves as a reminder of the great crises we all continue to face with the AIDS epidemic throughout the world. For this I am especially grateful," said Gallo at the ceremony. There are nearly 40 million people now with AIDS, 15,000 new infections every day, and eleven eve...

Testosterone skin patch improves sexual functioning in surgically menopausal women

...partners, the presence of the patches as a visible reminder of the treatment's goal, and continuation of patterns of greater sexual activity that began when the women were receiving active doses. However, the higher testosterone dose improved sexual functioning and psychological well-being substantially ...

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