Tag: "resources" at medical news
New journal series will educate physicians about medical errors
...ndustries such as aerospace have invested enormous resources
to develop systems that minimize such breakdowns. By adapting these systems to health care, we believe that we can decrease error rates and do a much better job protecting patients," he said. While this series of articles and conferences are indicati...
Despite resources, at-risk infants in US fare no better, researchers find
Hanover, NH Despite unrivaled resources
devoted to neonatal intensive care in the US, tiny...r Dartmouth team that more neonatal intensive care resources
are not necessarily better, and offers insights into how health care resources
affect mortality or s...
Largest ever study on European cancer prevalence shows large differences between countries
...n Europe has not concentrated sufficient energy or resources
on primary prevention. They concluded that the exp...h economic development will therefore require more resources
and that primary prevention should receive priority. However, the EUROPREVAL figures relate to cance...
Smart Start 'achieving goals,' UNC center report indicates
...improved well-being of families and greater health resources
are being achieved," according to researchers at t...was reduced and providers were more aware of other resources
that could be offered to families. The local Smart Start partnership was perceived to have played a ...
Electroacupuncture trial is NCCAM's first intramural study
... NCCAM's commitment to draw upon the vast research resources
and expertise of NIH intramural scientists to assess promising CAM approaches to public health problems." Studies of both acupuncture and electroacupuncture show that the techniques can be effective for treatment of chemotherapy-induced acute nausea ...
New Patient Safety Officer Society will help officers reduce hospital errors
...ith professional growth opportunities and advanced resources
to lead their organizations in successful patient ...atient safety officer." PSOS provides professional resources
to support members in their roles as change agents in their institutions, publishes a member newslet...
Eye drops delay onset of glaucoma in people at higher risk
...oices and health care planners ensure that medical resources
were being allocated in a safe and cost-effective manner. The primary goal of the Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study was to determine whether reducing elevated eye pressure delayed or prevented the onset of glaucoma and subsequent vision loss in peo...
Intensification therapy studied in head and neck cancer
... with three clinical trials to try to maximize the resources
to fight the cancer and minimize patient non-compliance. The most recent version of the regimen began in 1999 and involves 43 patients with advanced head and neck cancers that could be treated surgically. All enrolled in a 2 and one-half month trea...
Bridge Medical CEO John Grotting to help launch new alliance to improve healthcare delivery
...dors, and national associations with the capacity, resources
and commitment to agree upon, and develop, voluntary information technology standards. U.S. Congresswoman Nancy Johnson (R-Conn.)a nationally recognized leader in healthcare reformis expected to address the June 25 meeting, which aims to promote info...
A strong primary care system is good for a nation's health
...ion health levels, including efforts to distribute resources
to where they are most needed, a government-sponsored national health insurance or system, and low of no cost-sharing for primary care, as well as practice characteristics such as comprehensiveness of primary care services and a family orientation. "...
Girls with views of nature have better chance of success
...stdoctoral researcher in the department of natural resources
and environmental sciences. "The greener views translated into better self-discipline." The findings, published online in June by the Journal of Environmental Psychology, in advance of the journal's print publication, are based on a study of 169 chil...
Hypertension is study focus of $10 million NIH grant to MCG
...working around the central theme of stress and the resources
necessary to conduct our earlier studies which provided the foundation for the Program Project. This grant will enable us to collectively accomplish much more than what each of us would have been able to do in our own labs."...
Air pollutants in low-income housing, child-care centers
...serious health risks, and they expend considerable resources
to raise public awareness of these risks. But for low-income households, resources
for pollutant abatement are negligible, which generates a dilemma for public policy," Laquatra says....
Vaccines prevent cancers of the liver and cervix
...ar. In these countries it is discussed if too much resources
are spent on screening and treatment of pre-invasive lesions. Due to surgical intervention, the over-all risk of progression of pre-invasive disease to invasive disease is probably less than 5%. Liver cancer most abundant in east Asia and parts of...
Leading anti-cancer factions strengthen bonds
...dge resources. The challenge will be to pool these resources
and establish a system to better equip us to meet the new challenges", concluded Stener Kvinnsland....
Children with asthma plagued by smokers and pets
...findings suggest that families with pets have good resources
and are otherwise relatively judicious in their asthma care," said Dr. Wamboldt. "As a result, physicians may have more success exploring the family's decision to acquire the pet, rather than simply telling them to get rid of the animal. If the fami...
MTCT-Plus makes HIV treatment a reality for poor countries
...y others around the world." MTCT-Plus will provide resources
for care, treatment and support services for infec... "The challenge, now, is to mobilize the necessary resources
so that this program can be expanded and tens of thousands of mothers, fathers, and children can fac...
Infant mortality rate drops, children more likely to have working parent, be read to
...dren with foreign-born parents may need additional resources
both at school and at home to successfully progress in school and transition to adulthood," the report stated....
Panel calls for greater attention to cancer patients' pain, depression, and fatigue
...ients' well-being. In the research community, more resources
need to be devoted to studying the occurrence, causes, and impediments to effective treatments of these symptoms. These findings emerged from an NIH State-of-the-Science conference on Symptom Management in Cancer: Pain, Depression and Fatigue that b...
Researchers support early intervention for all children with reading difficulties
...mic difficulties, to qualify for special education resources
in reading. A meta-analysis published in the summer 2002 issue of the American Educational Research Journal questions the use of this criterion in addressing reading difficulties of children. With reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities...
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