Tag: "integrated" at medical news
Asia-European collaboration addresses water management in Indonesia
... technical proficiency of Indonesian scientists on integrated
water resources management at the river basin scal...of researchers from the Indonesian universities in integrated
water resources management, also supporting and upgrading their research. They are already deve...
Gene expression test reveals ER and HER-2 status of breast tumors
...lized diagnosis and treatment planning based on an integrated
genomic test of an individual tumor," said senior ... tests. "This moves us closer to developing an integrated
single genomic test that could estimate the risk of cancer relapse after surgery, determine the ER a...
Joint Principles of PC-MH released by organizations representing more than 300,000 physicians
...and end of life care. Care is coordinated and/or integrated
across all elements of the complex health care system (e.g., subspecialty care, hospitals, home health agencies, nursing homes) and the patients community (e.g., family, public and private community-based services). Care is facilitated by registries,...
New study cautions states on changes to Medicaid
...developmental needs of low-income children Create integrated
systems of early childhood programs at the state and community level Undertake efforts to actively improve the quality of preventive pediatric care Additionally, federal Medicaid officials can help states strengthen preventive services for child...
Should NICE evaluate complementary medicine?
...ble, they should be adopted either on their own or integrated
with conventional medicine, they conclude. But Professor David Colquhoun argues that NICE cannot afford to re-examine evidence that has shown little benefit. He points out that NICE already have alternative treatments in several of their reports ...
Clinical Trials Units selected for newly restructured HIV/AIDS research networks
...he HIV/AIDS networks and their CTUs will pursue an integrated
research approach to conducting clinical trials designed to address the highest priorities in HIV/AIDS research, including Developing a safe and effective HIV vaccine Conducting research for new drug development designed to translate lab find...
A new focus for health care reform -- realigning competition around patient value
... should be organized around medical conditions and integrated
care cycles, and (3) results-risk-adjusted outcome...edical circumstances that are best addressed in an integrated
way. This encompasses conditions as physicians usually define them, such as diabetes, congestive hea...
Community and clinic-based HIV-1 control program fails to decrease incidence of HIV-1 in Zimbabwe
A trial in Zimbabwe has shown that a programme of integrated
peer education, condom distribution, and management of sexually transmitted infections did not reduce the overall incidence of HIV-1. The study, published in PLoS Medicine, by Simon Gregson and colleagues from Imperial College London, randomised di...
Embargoed March/April Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...cause of their breadth of knowledge and skills, integrated
health networks are well equipped to handle the complexities of a major disaster, the greatest medical need for displaced adult disaster victims is continuation of chronic disease care, and immediate mental health efforts should focus on practi...
Carnegie Mellon researcher wins prestigious career award for NSF
...he surface of an artificial limb or the surface of integrated
circuits used by chip manufacturers and the data s...report that the race to produce higher-performance integrated
circuits is limited today by the cost of production and the challenges faced by the traditional para...
Latest IPCC report highlights need for integrated climate/human behavior models
...s are now essential if we are to develop realistic integrated
models that connect projected climatic change, soc...els of first the physical climate, followed by the integrated
biogeochemistry of the planet. Unfortunately, these models operate implicitly as if humans did not e...
Wired for sound: How the brain senses visual illusions
...n reveal how information from different senses are integrated
in the brain. The study of 34 subjects was carried out in the laboratory of Steven A. Hillyard, Ph.D., UCSD professor of neurosciences. "This type of perceptual illusion has been described before," said first author Jyoti Mishra, graduate studen...
Rutgers College of Nursing faculty member co-edits book for teens with special needs
...of self-determination and person-centered care are integrated
within each chapter, along with clinical examples and appropriate vignettes. Each chapter contains real life examples from individuals with health care needs and disabilities, family members and health professionals. The experts writing in this bo...
Revolutionizing prosthetics 2009 team delivers first DARPA limb prototype
... Md., has developed a prototype of the first fully integrated
prosthetic arm that can be controlled naturally an...Nerves The advanced degree of natural control and integrated
sensory feedback demonstrated with Proto 1 are enabled by Targeted Muscle Reinnervation, a technique...
Study finds role of mid-brain in integrating heart and respiratory response to exercise
...he cardiovascular changes that are associated with integrated
behavioral defense responses. But while the PAG is an important site, it is unclear whether it is a central command area of the brain. The 100-year search for answers appears to continue....
More research needed to involve families in psychosocial interventions
...port groups and cognitive behavioral therapies are integrated
into care for chronic illness, the patients health is greatly improved. A patients chronic illness also has been shown to impact the psychological and physical well-being of the patients caregiver. Researchers have attempted to incorporate a family...
Off-label and untested use of drug-coated stents appears widespread
...w rapid performance of clinical trials that can be integrated
into clinical practice and that can provide a true reflection of the patients receiving these sometimes enigmatically evolving intervention." (JAMA. 2007;297:2028-2030. Available pre-embargo to the media at www.jamamedia.org .) Editor's Note: ...
'Marked departure' in Medicare practice of paying physicians in Geriatric Care Improvement Act
...he joint principles: Care is coordinated and/or integrated
across all elements of the complex health care sys...arly suited to providing continuous, longitudinal, integrated
and coordinated care for patients with multiple chronic diseases and/or dementia....
Smoking, growing private hospital care for poor and US flu vaccine policies
... In contrast, the higher smoking rates in highly integrated
areas may reflect how exposure to harmful behaviors of the majority population can dilute the normally salutatory no-smoking habits of the African Americans. While just 10 percent of African American women smoke during pregnancy, compared to 16 perc...
AGA Institute takes leadership role in exploring obesity and its complications
...dimensional problems of obesity and to outline the integrated
approach needed to understand the extent of the problem, causes and health and socioeconomic consequences of obesity. Several papers of note include: The Epidemiology of Obesity - Katherine M. Flegal, PhD, National Center for Health Statistics, ...
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