Tag: "require" at medical news
A 'broader' look at cardiac CTA images often finds diseases/disorders beyond the heart
.... The take home message is that these examinations require
physician interpreters who are trained to read the entire CT, not just the coronary vessels, he said. One of the issues that we found somewhat surprising is the number of patients with pulmonary embolism who had undergone recent bypass grafting, h...
Grandparents, older adults encouraged to seek help for a sleep disorder
...d to chronic sleep deprivation. While most people require
seven to eight hours of sleep a night to perform optimally the next day, older adults might find this harder to obtain, says Dr. Krainson, adding that they must be more aware of their sleep and maintain good sleep hygiene by following these tips: ...
Stress may leave your mouth a mess
...root planing. Probing depths in excess of 5mm may require
more advanced treatment and patients should talk to their dental specialist. ...
Refusal of medical and surgical interventions common among chronically ill elderly
...patients goals. Patients with advanced illness may require
a broader range of treatment alternatives, so that they can select the option that best meets their goals of care. ...
States taking action to insure nation's 13.3M uninsured young adults
...West Virginia. Delaware, Indiana, and South Dakota require
coverage until age 24, New Hampshire and Utah unti...ake steps to ensure that colleges and universities require
and offer health insurance coverage to students. ...
WPI wins $1M to develop system to locate and monitor emergency workers in buildings
...he system is designed to be reliable, low-cost and require
no set-up at the fire scene. Firefighters or other emergency workers will wear transmitters on their turnout gear or clothing. Their signals will be picked up by receivers located on emergency vehicles around the building. The receivers will use soph...
Statin drugs may delay progressive artery damage in children
...in therapy in FH children remains unknown and will require
further clinical trials to resolve, Vissers said. We intend to continue to monitor the children in our study as long as possible. The American Heart Association recommends implementing diet and lifestyle modifications for children with high choleste...
The matrix of autism
...ther executive skills, butunlike the WISCit doesnt require
much language. The idea was that the autistic kids true intelligence might shine through if they could bypass the language deficit. And thats exactly what happened. The difference between their scores on the WISC and the Ravens test was striking: F...
Study shows radiofrequency ablation highly effective in treating kidney tumors
...ereditary condition that makes it likely they will require
repeated treatments because of continual development of RCCs....
Shining light on pancreatic cancer
...he outer few centimeters of the colon and does not require
the uncomfortable cleansing process required for a colonoscopy, the researchers believe the approach will encourage more people to get screened before they develop symptoms of disease. The portable system was not used in the pancreatic cancer studi...
Health reform bills could improve quality and efficiency, but fall short of national plan
...lth Fund, significant improvements in quality will require
greater federal involvement in health care, not only in financing insurance coverage but also in the enhancement of federal programs and policies aimed at improving health system performance. By focusing on quality improvement and efficiency, the go...
From UF and IBM, a blueprint for 'smart' health care
...r devices currently have a major shortcoming: They require
a team of engineers to install them, Helal said. I...where consumers are accustomed to electronics that require
no more than a power outlet, that dramatically limits their appeal. We decided to create a technolo...
Brief motivational interviews work best long term for college students sent to alcohol counseling
...rch . "Here at Rutgers University, all colleges require
students who have violated university rules regard...ciology Department. While some universities may require
an alcohol-education class, others may choose to impose a large fine such as $300 which often forc...
Landmark study finds adult Delawareans with disabilities in only 'fair' to 'poor' health
...s household chores and shopping, and about a third require
assistance with eating, bathing and dressing. Most caregivers are family members, and about a third are paid professional staff. Of the 66 caregivers who were present during the interviews, almost 40 percent indicated that caregiving responsibiliti...
Home health care devices focus of FDA Conference at UH
...h multi-symptom diseases (i.e. cerebral palsy) who require
a multidisciplinary approach; elderly people with ... walkers, wheel chairs, hospital beds) that do not require
FDA regulation; creating a device-labeling repository that would provide easy online access to devic...
Screening for behavioral health first step to getting treatment
Waltham, MA Health plans seldom require
screening for substance abuse and mental health in... Despite these reasons, most health plans do not require
primary care physicians to screen for mental health or substance use problems. By 2003, only thirty-...
Speeding up CT scans with cellphone technology, ultrasound warning signal for breast cancer
...es to the head and neck. Whereas CT scans usually require
a trip to a different facility or department, MiniCAT's one-square-meter footprint enables it to be installed at the point-of-care, which includes installation within a specific department at a hospital, a surgical or imaging center, or a doctor's of...
Patients with soft tissue sarcomas should be treated at high volume centers
...omes for STS. While the observations reported here require
confirmation with additional independent data sets they argue persuasively for exclusive referral of patients with STS to high volume specialised centres for optimal treatment, survival, and functional outcomes, conclude the authors. ...
Case study: cross-cultural bioethics training program helps fight African 'brain drain'
...ainee. The programs directors have also learned to require
monthly progress reports and to finance each practicum in stages to ensure timely completion. Backgrounds of the 23 trainees who have gone through the program to date have varied; former trainees include a philosophy professor from West Africa, a ...
Hib vaccine: A critical ally in Asia's effort to reduce child deaths
...P-Hib combination. The combination vaccine did not require
additional injections or visits to benefit from the expanded protection. Bangladesh recently applied for funding from the GAVI Alliance to introduce a DTP-Hepatitis B-Hib pentavalent combination which they hope to introduce into the routine childhoo...
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