Tag: "reminder" at medical news
Computerized reminders boost mammography screening rates
...l Medicine show that a computerized mail and phone reminder
program can significantly increase the percentage ...mography for over 10,000 women. When women get the reminder
notice, it means they are preapproved, so the mammography can be scheduled with the first phone call...
Keeping pain and fatigue on the run
...ymptoms exac-erbate anxiety as they are a constant reminder
of the cancer and add to the worry about whether it will recur. Some of these symptoms are seen in cancer survivors as long as 20 years after the can-cer has gone. Participants in this study from New Mexico and western Washington were asked to sco...
Brain activity reflects differences in types of anxiety
...nd the biology of the person these findings are a reminder
that you might want to assess people carefully before you embark on a particular type of treatment." ...
Study: Who claims to be a pediatrician?
...pediatric residency training program. "This is a reminder
to parents that just because physicians claim to be pediatricians, it doesn't necessarily mean that they are board certified by the ABP or have ever been certified, or even received the appropriate training to be designated as a specialist in the fie...
Shoulder tapping -- Young males are most willing to purchase alcohol for underage youth
...nother approach is through the use of a reward and reminder
protocol, which is not an enforcement action, said... purchase alcohol or, if they make the purchase, a reminder
of the law and their civic responsibility. Educational programs might also work, although it seems ...
When minority patients have insurance and a medical home, their health care improves
...mple, eight of 10 adults who received a preventive reminder
had their cholesterol checked in the past five yea...rs. More than half of insured adults received a reminder
from a doctors office to schedule preventive visits compared with only 36 percent of uninsured adult...
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