Tag: "satisfaction" at medical news
Vision loss and driving performance, stroke and physical impairment
...ry across grammatical forms. Wheelchair use and satisfaction
following stroke 49 veterans who have had a stroke were interviewed to determine if wheelchairs prescribed during rehabilitation are used and perceived as satisfactorily meeting individual mobility, functional, psychological, and social needs. Find...
Job satisfaction among senior doctors generally high
Levels of job satisfaction
among senior doctors have been generally high, but...mployment and 85% worked in the NHS. Overall, job satisfaction
was rated reasonably highly, but there were significant differences between occupational groups, wit...
Quality time with physical therapists above fancy equipment, convenient parking
...an effort to determine what contributes to patient satisfaction
with physical therapists, the four researchers con...mparatively inconsequential. "Maximizing patient satisfaction
is a sound philosophy from both a clinical and business perspective," Pinto notes. "Satisfied patien...
New approach to insulin treatment improves patients' lives
...te intensified insulin treatment, reported greater satisfaction
with treatment, general wellbeing, and quality of life. The personal importance of these improvements are illustrated by patient's comments. One said, "I now feel able to travel abroad without worry about not eating or eating on time." Another said, ...
Caregiving for spouse prompts women to retire earlier
...comes than their female counterparts but also less satisfaction
from their work. "The husbands seem to delay their retirement, therefore, for financial reasons, rather than a greater work commitment or a desire to escape their family life," Clarkberg says. The Cornell researchers point out that their findings ca...
New information scheme reassures patients
... reduction in anxiety and depression and patients' satisfaction
for the information provided by the staff, as repo... not been implemented. In the same way, patients' satisfaction
for the information they received was higher in the centres where PIS was working well (93.6%) and m...
Study finds more satisfaction in same-race doctor-patient relationships
...o are of the same race as their doctor report more satisfaction
with their physician. When given the opportunity t...f it was indeed true that patients express greater satisfaction
if they have a physician of the same race group." Previous studies have found that patients who are ...
Nutrition advice makes heart-healthy diet more satisfying
...their cholesterol levels reported higher levels of satisfaction
with their quality of life and health care than in...t, in some measures of quality of life and patient satisfaction
with medical nutritional therapy for high cholesterol," say Linda M. Delahanty, M.S., R.D., of the D...
No evidence that walk-in clinics offer inferior care, study says
...y also reported relatively high levels of personal satisfaction
with key aspects of their work such as availability of consultants, levels of support staff, hours, income and vacation coverage. This study is part of a larger research project on walk-in clinics. Support for the research was provided by the Physici...
Companies must find ways to retain middle-aged managers
... pioneers in their field and derived huge personal satisfaction
from their work, having been creative, industrious and well-remunerated for their efforts. But the overall picture is mixed and at times full of contradictions. The risks of burn-out, stress and disenchantment with work were apparent. At times the ...
More health care doesnt mean better health care for medicare patients
...f care, nor do they have better survival or higher satisfaction
with care. The analysis and three accompanying editorials are published in the Feb. 18, 2003, issue of Annals of Internal Medicine, published by the American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine. Researchers from the VA Outcome...
Study confirms nursing shortage affects patient satisfaction
...n any given state, the higher the rates of patient satisfaction
with the quality of nursing care. From this infor...nted to attract and retain nursing staff. Patient satisfaction
depends upon it." Patient satisfaction
data for the study came from 906,902 patients in 34 states. ...
Children achieve sustained ADHD symptom improvement with long-term, once-daily use of Adderall XR
...d and family relationships as well as overall life satisfaction
and contentment. Specifically, the 560 children, aged 6 to 12 years, who participated in the two-year extension study averaged significantly greater Q-LES-Q scores at 12, 18 and 24 months (56, 57 and 56 points, respectively), compared to the average...
Research reveals no benefit of rapid MRI over X-rays in patients with low back pain
.... "Is this a valuable outcome? Or is this sense of satisfaction
contributing to the persistence of illness?" Not uncommonly, imaging for low back pain leads to surgery, he said. But no more evidence exists that surgery successfully relives that pain than exists that imaging shows what causes it. "Community-based ...
Study gauges patient opinions in L.A. County
...are in Los Angeles County -- revealed high patient satisfaction
ratings among Los Angeles County Department of Hea...in 2002. Researchers found high ratings of patient satisfaction
in several areas: Out of the three?fifths of adult patients who had made an appointment for regular ...
Meeting emotional needs of family makes a difference in the ICU
...st Physicians (ACCP). The study found that family satisfaction
with end-of-life care was prevalent in Canadian ICUs and that satisfaction
most significantly correlated with the family's involvement in making decisions, the amount of commu...
People with large pupils can now get LASIK and avoid night vision disturbances
...Los Angeles. "A subjective report on the patients' satisfaction
with their night vision outcomes and measuring these treated eyes with wavefront studies to determine the level of postoperative higher order aberrations would be a good follow-up to this study." Dr. Boxer Wachler estimates that 50 percent of patient...
Innovations in hearing loss detection & treatment
...he relationship of social integration (SI) to life satisfaction
and family satisfaction. Study revealed that a support network of friends, family, and others significantly enhances quality of life for individuals impaired by catastrophic injury. Novel wheelchair assessment tool measures independence at home and ...
Adopting some osteopathic traits might help M.D.s boost their patient communication skills
... osteopathic colleagues that could improve patient satisfaction
and outcomes, researchers say. Further research is needed with both kinds of doctors to confirm the findings, investigators say, and to determine if the higher scores osteopaths received in a special evaluation correlate with better patient health an...
A picture perfect test of well-being: Graphic assessment tool tunes into life satisfaction
... is recognized as "a relative sense of harmony and satisfaction
in one's life." An effective tool for measuring well being is critical to measuring the success of interventions with those suffering from a low sense of well being, a state which almost certainly affects overall health, is likely linked to depressio...
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