Tag: "recommendations" at medical news
Using coxibs and NSAIDs to treat osteoarthritis
... evidence-based approach must be taken when making recommendations
to patients. OA, the most common form of arthrit...ent from the American Heart Association (AHA) made recommendations
with regard to the treatment of OA.1 A number of these recommendations
are challenged in the Editori...
Patient-centered approach can backfire
...tive role, they're less likely to follow treatment recommendations
or feel satisfied with their care. "There's real...clinical visit are less likely to follow treatment recommendations
because their expectations weren't met at the appointment. "We know from other research that, in g...
Study, meta-analysis examine factors associated with death from heatstroke
...r-conditioning, these results could help formulate recommendations
for the prevention of heat waverelated mortality and morbidity, the authors conclude....
Study reveals gaps in vaccine financing for underinsured children
...increased considerably since 2003. New or expanded recommendations
for meningococcal conjugate, tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis (Tdap), hepatitis A, influenza, rotavirus, and human papillomavirus vaccines have led to a 7.5-fold increase in the cost to fully vaccinate a child in the public sector (from $155 in...
Young children's taste preferences may be influenced by fast-food branding
...cDonalds. These results add evidence to support recommendations
to regulate or ban advertising or marketing of high-calorie, low-nutrient foods and beverages, or all marketing, that is directed to young children, the authors write. Our findings also suggest a need for research on marketing in general, and brandin...
ACC/AHA release revised UA/NSTEMI guidelines
...revised guidelines emphasize secondary prevention, recommendations
that should be continued after the UA/NSTEMI patie...r. Additional updates to the guidelines include recommendations
to discontinue the use of hormone replacement therapy in postmenopausal women; add troponin biomarke...
Quality of treatment guidelines
...ade the quality of evidence used in drawing up the recommendations
contained in guidelines for the treatment of patie...ram (CHEP) grading scheme. They conclude that most recommendations
are based on the results of well-conducted clinical trials. However, less than a third of the recomm...
Happier hospitals means healthier patients
...ike to be a doctor if you are manager. Among its recommendations
are: The NHS should set the direction and expectations for the service, but allow individual trusts to develop their own metrics. Chief Executives should stop moving from trust to trust and where they do move, should ensure a succession plan ...
W.M. Keck Foundation announces 2007 class of Distinguished Young Scholars in medical research
...ns Board of Directors has unanimously approved the recommendations
made by the Scientific Advisory Committee. ...
Nottingham center to help UK to meet its carbon targets
...son for the EPSRC said: Established in response to recommendations
in the 2004 international review of engineering research in the UK, Challenging Engineering aims to encourage young researchers to develop and lead adventurous projects. It seeks to identify and support outstanding researchers at an early stage of ...
Health reform bills could improve quality and efficiency, but fall short of national plan
...the Commonwealth Fund analysis offers insights and recommendations
for elements needed to improve the current health care system. There is no question that the leading health care bills introduced into Congress in the past two years are important steps toward addressing serious deficiencies in this countrys health ...
Landmark study finds adult Delawareans with disabilities in only 'fair' to 'poor' health
... Disabilities Services. The study's findings and recommendations
are published in the 56-page Delaware Health Status Report for Persons with Disabilities, which will now serve as a tool for state agencies, policy makers, community organizations, health-care providers and families to improve the welfare of the stat...
Should adult male circumcision be recommended for HIV prevention in the US?
...HIV-infected woman in the US." Until public health recommendations
are available for the US, they say, "some sexually active men may consider circumcision as an additional HIV prevention measure, but should do so only in consultation with their physician or health care provider, and with a clear understanding of the...
Low hospital staff levels increase infection rates
...fed nurses having less time to follow hand hygiene recommendations
and proper isolation procedures or being unable to provide adequate care to the ventilated patient. The nurses training level had no effect on infection rates. The authors concluded that this study backs up findings from their earlier general stu...
The future of biofuels is not in corn
...hanol refiners in the near term. The groups made recommendations
on U.S. biofuels policy including the following proposed reforms to ethanol provisions of the 2007 Farm Bill: Biofuels promotion policies should be tied to a sustainable fuel standard that ensures best management practices of land, water, and s...
Cancer on the agenda of the Portuguese EU Council Presidency
...on by the national and European authorities of the recommendations
agreed upon by the experts gathered together for this meeting. ...
Shoulder tapping -- Young males are most willing to purchase alcohol for underage youth
...charged with a felony. Both Toomey and Grube had recommendations
for addressing the problem. If adults purchase alcohol and then provide it to underage youth, law enforcement agents may either cite or educate these adults, said Toomey. Media publicity surrounding these campaigns may also help to educate/warn th...
New nutritional research: College students face obesity, high blood pressure, metabolic syndrome
...en and 82 percent of men are not meeting nutrient recommendations
for fiber. Womens intake of the important nutrients iron (23 percent meet recommendations), calcium (33 percent meet recommendations) and folate (32 percent meet recommendations) are remarkably low. Twenty-three percent of men and 34 percent of women...
Advocates ask fashion industry to support braille clothing tags; talking Web site
... a questionnaire to gauge personal style, clothing recommendations
and detailed descriptions of each item in different styles and price ranges. The Braille clothing labels will include three symbols indicating the brand, color and coordinating style for mixing and matching individual pieces. A second label will incl...
New study reports hotel guests at risk from carbon monoxide poisoning
...in that industry. The AH&LA study made no specific recommendations
regarding prevention of CO poisoning to guests, and concluded, AH&LA will continue to monitor industry-related carbon monoxide issues. Until CO alarms are installed in hotels, motels, and resorts, guests should consider carrying a CO alarm when they ...
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