Tag: "consider" at medical news
Are women seeing the most experienced breast cancer surgeons?
...actice settings in their community. Patients might consider
seeking a second opinion, especially if they are advised to undergo a particular treatment without a full discussion of the options," says study author Steven Katz, M.D., MPH, professor of internal medicine at the U-M Medical School and director of H...
Offenders unlikely to seek help when experiencing mental distress
...viewed, the majority (21) said that they would not consider
attending a GP on account of mental health problems. Of those who were followed-up none had contacted a medical professional in the time between release and follow-up interview. The researchers found that three factors which appeared to influence w...
Should Muslims have faith-based health services?
... faith communities, in this week's BMJ two experts consider
the case for faith based health services for Muslims. Muslims have the poorest overall health services in Britain, says Professor Aziz Sheikh from the University of Edinburgh and their needs in the short term at least should be met by faith specif...
Rotavirus vaccine papers win the Lancet's Paper of the Year 2006
...s have singled out a Paper of the Year, which they consider
to be the best piece of original medical research ...he investigators of those trials for doing what we consider
to be the best medical research of the year."...
JRRD releases single-topic issue focused on vision rehabilitation
...BRC in Hines, Illinois, modified the directions to consider
use of low-vision devices. Person and item measures estimated from the patient's pre- and postrehabilitation responses were compared with these same measures obtained at follow-up. At the Southwestern BRC, no change was reported in either person or i...
SCAI issues clinical alert on drug-eluting stents and late thrombosis
...odgson said. "It is important for the clinician to consider
the riskbenefit ratio for each individual patient....or example, those with diabetes--physicians should consider
not only continuing dual anti-clotting medication for longer than 12 months, but also testing respon...
Researchers warn milk eliminates cardiovascular health benefits of tea
... that tea drinkers who customarily add milk should consider
omitting it some of the time. Their study showed ...of our study merely attempt to encourage people to consider
that, while the addition of milk may improve its taste, it may also lower its health-protective prop...
Over 200 million children under age 5 failing to reach their potential in cognitive development
...rls and boys, governments and civil society should consider
expanding high quality, early child development programmes."...
Mayo Clinic shows adding activity to video games fights obesity
...te the small sample in this study, the researchers consider
the findings robust and say that they warrant further studies in randomized trials....
St. Jude, El Salvador create research ethics committee
...Our experience with El Salvador has prompted us to consider
whether we could communicate the required information for ethical consent more simply and concisely in low-income countries," Caniza said. "And if so, whether that would that help us to improve the informed consent process used in high-income countri...
Young women unfamiliar with safety, effectiveness of IUD
...have significant implications, especially when you consider
that only 9 percent of the women surveyed had planned their current pregnancy," Stanwood said. "More than half said they wanted to wait at least four years before becoming pregnant again, and more than a quarter said they never wanted to be pregnant ...
Hospitals miss most patient safety incidents
... cost, they write. Healthcare organisations should consider
routinely using structured case note review on samples of medical records as part of quality improvement, they conclude....
Decline in breast cancer cases likely linked to reduced use of hormone replacement
...ncidence, but adds "it makes perfect sense" if you consider
that use of HRT may be an important contributing factor to breast cancer development. "Incidence of breast cancer had been increasing in the 20 or so years prior to July 2002, and this increase was over and above the known role of screening mammogr...
Congressional action strengthens internal medicine ACP says
...dditionally, we will encourage the new Congress to consider
providing additional monies to offset the system costs incurred by internists in reporting on measures for chronic diseases and to ensure that payments are sufficient to drive quality improvements."Congress will need to act again next year to avert a...
Analysis: Older men treated for early prostate cancer live longer than those not treated
...ate cancer biology and treatment. Patients should consider
enrolling in clinical trials and other research protocols to help us better understand how prostate cancer grows and which patients most likely to benefit." Wong concluded....
Law professor finds home health-care workers have few legal protections
...kers," she said. "All too often, when policymakers consider
home health care work, they focus on it solely from the perspective of the consumer, and rarely consider
the interests of the workers. If we are to make headway in this area, we need to appreciate the con...
Symptom screening advances early ovarian cancer detection
...ir frequency and duration. Physicians generally consider
ovarian cancer to be a "silent killer." That is, it develops asymptomatically or with symptoms easily attributable to benign causes until diagnosed late in the course of disease and well after a cure is likely. There is no effective screening test to...
'Dua Anti-reflux Valve' found to improve quality of life for bile duct/pancreatic cancer patients
...t, but often the disease has progressed too far to consider
surgery. Consequently, a stent, a tiny, hollow tube, is inserted using a minimally invasive procedure to help improve the passage of bile. However, these stents frequently clog requiring repeat procedures to replace the clogged stents. The exact mech...
Study finds three-quarters of women are households' chief cook and food shopper
...ke added: "This work shows how important it is to consider
the role of women when developing health intervention policies. Health professionals should also consider
this when giving advice on healthy lifestyles and eating. For instance, theres no point solely advi...
Consumer-driven health plans slow to catch on, 2nd annual survey finds
...say that the terms of their health plans make them consider
costs when deciding to see a doctor or fill a prescription, to report that they had checked the price of a service prior to receiving care, and to ask their doctor for a less costly prescription drug. Thirty-eight percent of those with consumer-driv...
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