Tag: "trust" at medical news
Old McDonald's has a hold on kids' taste buds, Stanford/Packard study finds
...lthier choices for children. "I have tremendous trust
that the private sector will find a way to offer better products and still make a profit," said Robinson, "but we've seen a lot of promises go by the wayside over the years. No one is going to propose we totally stop industries from promoting their p...
ACC/AHA release revised UA/NSTEMI guidelines
...ucational document for health professionals, and I trust
it will become part of the core teaching for medical students, residents and graduate physicians. The guidelines, which were last published in 2002, have been developed for cardiovascular specialists, emergency room physicians and healthcare profes...
Happier hospitals means healthier patients
...rics. Chief Executives should stop moving from trust
and where they do move, should ensure a succession plan is in place to conserve productive relation...
UT study reveals inaccuracies in cardiac PET-CT imaging, finds fixes
...e on the market, and physicians and their patients trust
it, yet there is a big problem with it. Since PET-CT proved ideal for cancer, body and brain imaging, everyone assumed its application to the heart would work with the same protocols and software a big mistake. Gould, a preventive cardiologist, h...
ACP supports improved access to information on relative strengths and weaknesses
...rnmental and private sector influence to encourage trust
in its findings. its proceedings should be transp...y with clinicians and patients. As confidence and trust
in the process increases, steps could then be taken by Congress to create a method for incorporating...
Online education program better source of information for patients
...te accurate education from false information. The trust
in the American Heart Association allows them to be confident in what education they receive and access for themselves." Researchers divided respondents into three groups: those who completed the Heart Profiler questionnaire (users), those who regist...
Study evaluates why blacks do not successfully donate kidneys
...ocial reasons," said Reeves-Daniel. "Is it lack of trust
in the medical community, financial inability to get to doctors appointments for tests, concerns with work and child care, or perhaps some other issue?" The researchers also examined reasons for non-donation between men and women. They found that m...
Hurricane Katrina evacuees had deep distrust of public health authorities
... interviews did not include specific queries about trust
and distrust, we were struck by the frequency, bre...race and gender; fiduciary issues, in which people trust
others to act in their best interests; and issues of honesty and dishonesty, with some evacuees beli...
Confidentiality and privacy of personal health information is critical to acceptance of NHIN
...ined by the degree to which patients and providers trust
the system. "Individuals and their health care providers will need to trust
that the information provided is complete, accurate and the best available representation of clinica...
1-parent households double risk of childhood sexual abuse
...s are. And oftentimes, a single-parent just has to trust
that all is okay, and trust
is not as thorough as a background check. "The individuals that are heading up these one-parent home...
Health disparities in prostate cancer stem from lack of care, not lack of knowledge
...ir physicians. As with the other findings, lack of trust
seemed to stem from the lack of a regular source o...e a medical encounter, then it's harder to develop trust
in physicians. "The reassuring part of the findings is that measures to generally make health care...
Health-care inequities underscore racial disparities in prostate cancer
... primary physician, and a probably related reduced trust
of physicians." ...
Prescriptions for health advice online
...ored how health consumers decide whether or not to trust
the information and advice they find online. T...ial to let us down: The tendency to particularly trust
sites that contain contributions from like-minded peers could have dangerous effects on some groups ...
Feb. 16 event explores pills, politics and the public trust
...vorite punching bags, with polls showing declining trust
in the companies that make our medicines, and the ... public confidence in drug companies, or a lack of trust
that they will behave ethically? A free public event on Friday, Feb. 16 at the University of Michig...
Referral management schemes damage patients' interests
...a repeated often by the government at present. But trust
managers admit privately that the true purpose of the schemes is to reduce costs in the face of the budget deficits so many of them are confronting, he says. Typically, such schemes require that 80% of GPs' referral letters be reviewed in primary c...
Offenders unlikely to seek help when experiencing mental distress
Offenders' lack of trust
in medical professionals means many may not seek h...nosis and distrust of the system. Overall, lack of trust
emerged as the most prominent factor. Many of the participants did not feel that health professional...
Should smokers be refused surgery?
Last year a primary care trust
announced it would take smokers off waiting lists for surgery in an attempt to contain costs. In this week's BMJ, two experts go head to head over whether smokers should be refused surgery. Denying operations is justified for specific conditions, a...
Pain relief effectiveness down to mind-set?
...as due to expectations of successful treatment and trust
in the person giving it." 24 of the volunteers initially received a moderately painful heat stimulus to both arms. The placebo cream was then applied to the skin, but they were led to believe that the cream on one of their arms may be a local anaes...
MIT implant could measure tumor growth, treatment
...s surrounding tumors is complicated, and you can't trust
that drugs present in the blood have also reached the tumor, according to Kim. The new technique, known as implanted magnetic sensing, makes use of detection nanoparticles composed of iron oxide and coated with a sugar called dextran. Antibodies sp...
New agreement questions NHS relation with industry
... that this agreement appears at a time when public trust
in the drug industry has never been lower, the likelihood of guilt by association is appreciable, he warns. The removal of counterproductive roadblocks in research regulations is generally a good thing, but research is far more than just a business...
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