Tag: "survey" at medical news
Early Menopause Stress Related In Developing Countries
...ses and breast-feeding for about 500 women from a survey
of 3,000 Bangladeshi women who were asked if they were menopausal. These women supplied twice weekly questionnaires and morning urine samples for a year. "Some women who said they were menopausal, had actually experienced a menstrual period wit...
Guidelines Offer Ways To Curb Antibiotic-Resistant Infections
...delines are not laws, but regulatory agencies that survey
and license health facilities will use them to determine if care is being provided appropriately, Hoffmann said. All health-care settings in the state need a copy. Begun in 1980, the N.C. Statewide Infection Control Program is funded by the state a...
Women Say Overwhelming Yes To Ultrasound In New Study
...eir health care provider. Kazerooni says the survey
results are interesting, coming in the wake of 1993 study of 15,000 women, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, that showed no medical benefit from routine ultrasounds. Recent studies in Europe, however, have shown that mothers who rece...
Society Of Actuaries Surveys Experts On Longer Life Spans And Forecasting Mortality For Social Security
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. -- A survey
of experts conducted during a seminar on socialsec... projected. A preliminary analysis of the survey
points to the "medical advances,lifestyle changes, economic resources and distribution of resources ...
Challenges To Native American Health Care Even More Profound Than Those Facing The U.S. Health System In General
... to thelong-term viability of these programs. The survey
also identified prioritytopics for management training. There was consensus that the following topicsneeded to be addressed: continuous quality improvement; customer orientation andsatisfaction; managed care trends; conflict management among staff. ...
Mammography Messages Need To Be Tailored For Older Women
...ers or received fairlyregular medical care. The survey
also showed that many women sharedcertain misconce...g a doctor or nurse suggest a mammogram helped,the survey
revealed that this advice alone did not spur womento get exams. Surprisingly, women who received c...
Survey Finds Increasing Popularity Of Acute Stroke Teams In U.S. Hospitals
...demic healthcenters," Alberts said. "However, the survey
showed that almost every team wasled by an attending physician. Attending physicians in these hospitals areaccustomed to being 'on-call.' Participating in an acute stroke team would beno different. A minority of ASTs are staffed by residents and f...
Survey Finds Acute Stroke Teams Gaining Prevalence
...elle Mead, N.J., todayannounced the results of its survey
at the American Heart Association's 23rdInternatio...r using hyperacute therapies." The survey
found that acute stroke teams are a fairly recent phenomenon-- 83 percent of the ASTs began between ...
Researchers Show That Stroke Awareness Programs Are Effective; Also Find That Women Are More Likely To Get The Message
...ofBloomington and Normal in central Illinois. The survey
consisted of anopen-ended question asking people i...f the study. "Not surprisingly, the results of our survey
explainedwhy. To have a successful stroke program, we realized that we would have to dosomething ab...
SOA Study Says Social Security Financing Would Be Relatively Unaffected By Largest Expected Mortality Improvements, But Uncertainty Persists
...ning of aninvitation-only seminar of experts and a survey
of those attending. The surveyincluded questions a.... However, he said, results of the Phase 2 survey
of experts indicated ahigh degree of uncertainty about the rate of mortality improvement. "...
Cost, Use Of Health Services Is Not Affected By Physician Compensation: A StudyOf Washington State Medical Groups/Managed Care Organizations
... while others did so on a salaried basis.Through a survey
of 1994 plan enrollment and utilization data, researchersidentified the methods and amount of physician compensation for services. Inaddition, they measured the yearly physician visits, hospital days and totalestimated health costs for each patient ...
National Health Study Launched On The Internet
... "Wehave included many of these supplements in our survey
and will continue toupdate the online list," said Williams. He cites the benefits of aspirin forreducing heart disease risk as one example of a drug having greater benefit thanoriginally perceived. Participants who enter their data through the Inter...
Anti-Clotting Drug May Cause Potentially Fatal Platelet Disorder
...reviously published reports, case summaries from a survey
of 20 hematologists,cases reported from a physician group specializing in plasma exchange andmedical records of patients with this syndrome who had been treated at one ofthe Medical School's affiliated teaching hospitals. Bennett said that ...
Higher Prices Won't Stop Teenage Smokers
...hat when they looked at the original 1988 national survey
data they found that higher taxes were indeed linked to lower teen-age smoking rates. But when they also analyzed data from the survey's two biennial followups, and when they eliminated 8th graders from the sample -- 95 percent of whom had not start...
Procter & Gamble Supports Yale University Collaboration For Public Health Training Throughout China
... mortality in China; an AIDS prevention project; a survey
on tetanus innewborn babies in Qinghai Province; a study of nutrition and cardiovasculardisease; and a study measuring the burden of disease on families andcommunities. "P&G cares about the communities where it does business", said DimitriPan...
Most People Cant Identify Stroke Symptoms
...ted three symptoms. The most frequent symptom the survey
respondents listed was dizziness, and the next most common responses were numbness, headaches, and weakness. The respondents also demonstrated poor knowledge of risk factors for stroke, which include hypertension, cigarette smoking, heart disease, ...
Secondary Prevention Of Heart Disease Should Be Improved
...ary prevention in coronary heart disease: baseline survey
of provision in general practice) (Secondary prevention clinics for coronary heart disease: randomised trial of effect on health) In two General Practice papers in this week's BMJ, Dr Neil Campbell et al from the University of Aberdeen find that se...
UCSF Hospitalists May Be Key To Shorter, Less Costly Hospital Stays
...ise the quality of theireducation, Wachter said. A survey
showed that a majority of residents who workedside-by-side with the hospitalists were highly satisfied with the experience. Infact, the majority preferred it to the traditional system. Also allayed were the concerns of other specialists, who questi...
Health Risk To "Cigarette Babies" Is Neglected, Duke Scientist Charges
...s than, illicitdrugs of abuse." He cited a survey
of the most prominent medical pharmacology texts inuse in the U.S., which "showed that over 80 percent of the pages devoted tosubstance abuse concerned illicit drugs, just over 10 percent concerned alcohol,and less than 5 percent concerned tobacco. ...
Athletes, Fraternity Men Are Top Drinkers
...ege campuses across the United States answered the survey
during the 1994 through 1996 school years. Among them were 20,595 males, 18 percent of whom played intercollegiate sports, and 30,888 women, 10 percent of whom played on intercollegiate teams. Data included responses from students studying at priva...
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