Tag: "strategies" at medical news
Use of pulmonary artery catheterization does not show benefit for severe heart failure patients
...agnostic test by itself will improve outcomes. New strategies
should be developed to test both the interventions and the targets to which they should be tailored. Although most trials in a high-event population have focused on reducing mortality, patients with advanced heart failure express willingness to trade...
Limiting resident physician work-hours might save money
...PACT: Teaching hospitals are using a variety of strategies
to limit resident work hours to 80 per week; previ...rease errors. More research should determine which strategies
prevent errors, and at what cost....
Intervention program fails to increase managed care colorectal cancer screening
...alf received nothing. Materials included tools and strategies
to address and improve colorectal cancer screening...aunched with a two-hour workshop that stressed the strategies
and tools to leadership and staff at the individual practices, Ganz said. Additionally, UCLA researc...
Colorectal cancer screening promotion fails to increase use by physician organizations
... rates between the POs that were assisted in using strategies
to increase screening and the POs that did not. Despite CRC screening being reimbursable by the managed care insurance company and access to a primary care provider, only 26 percent of eligible patients actually were screened in any way for CRC. Only...
US kidney failure rates stabilize, ending a 20-year climb
..." Credit for recent gains likely goes to clinical strategies
proven in the 1990s to significantly delay or prev...n diabetes, high blood pressure and kidney disease strategies
proven to prevent or delay kidney failure estimating kidney function (eGFR) to find kidney disease ...
Physician pay-for-performance programs may produce little gain in quality
...ice will require that payers adapt their incentive strategies
as evidence to support best practices accumulates....investigators and research funders need to develop strategies
that address 4 fundamental aspects of research: study design, selecting theory-driven hypotheses, re...
Big and fast growing infants at greater risk of later obesity
... growth are amenable to change, to establish which strategies
might alter infant growth, and to find out whether these are acceptable to parents, they conclude....
Heredity plays big role in heart disease risk factors
... insight and possibly new, more targeted treatment strategies
for a cross section of people with heart disease. "What we are very interested in is how these risk factors for cardiovascular disease develop over time and to what extent the development is influenced by genes and environment," says Dr. Snieder, who...
High blood pressure a greater risk for stroke and heart disease in Asia says new study
... different cardiovascular prevention and treatment strategies
are required for Asia, as compared to western countries. "By far the greatest amount of evidence for the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease has come from the West, with very limited evidence from Asia. However, Asia is a huge region, ...
UGA receives $3.5 million CDC grant to create center in health marketing and health communication
...e." This research program was designed to discover strategies
and tools that increase the ability of health departments, physicians and other health care providers to promote health and prevent diseases, injuries or disabilities. At UGA, the center brings together a network of health researchers from the Depa...
No single strategy effective to control antibiotic prescribing in hospitals
Plenty of promising strategies
exist to control antibiotic-prescribing practices, but no single method emerges as the best for hospital patients, according to a new review of studies. Antibiotics combat bacterial infections, like strep throat. But its overuse has been tied to a ri...
Injury prevention for indigenous children
... well as design, implement and evaluate prevention strategies
with the aim of applying culturally relevant and sustainable interventions for Indigenous children and youth in school and community environments. Principal researcher, Dr Kathleen Clapham, a leading Indigenous researcher at The George Institute, sa...
International conference on AIDS India presents lifetime achievement award
...ant area." This year's conference focuses on new strategies
such as microbicides to halt the incidence of HIV infections. India is now second to South Africa in the number of overall people living with AIDS and the epidemic continues to shift towards women and young people with nearly half of people living w...
World leaders in cancer research to meet in Liverpool
...in patient support from the US and UK will discuss strategies
for using political lobbying and the media to rais...with other experts to recommend new and developing strategies
for lung cancer early diagnostics."...
World's poorest children missing out on child survival strategies
...rs found that though there are many child survival strategies
running in each country, inequity is rife, with some children receiving no intervention and others receiving many. They also found that children from the poorest families received fewer interventions than their wealthier peers. In Cambodia, 31% of ch...
Research on premature birth boosted with $10 Million NIH grant
... biomarkers and aid in innovating and implementing strategies
for premature birth intervention. Premature birth is a leading cause of infant mortality. Although advances have been made in the identification of some possible causes of prematurity, such as intrauterine infection, uterine bleeding, excessive ute...
Molecular studies in cancer of the colon
... The following step is to look for new therapeutic strategies
based on molecular biology, as well as quimiotherapy, immunotherapy or genic therapy treatments that help to obtain enhanced results for this disease. Lines of investigation The Centro de Investigacin Mdica Aplicada (CIMA) at the University of Nav...
Dementia research: Hope for the future
...f early memory loss with training and intervention strategies
Analysis of best practice in end of life care for people with dementia These projects add to AAR's portfolio of research projects which also includes a joint fellowship with the NHMRC which funds Associate Professor Pradeep Nathan of Monash Univers...
Innovate or perish? Helping developing countries fight neglected diseases
...national group of collaborators, have outlined new strategies
to help developing countries address neglected diseases. "Many developing countries are attempting to solve the health problems facing their own populations, and they are rapidly increasing investments in science and technology infrastructure," sa...
Mayo Clinic researchers find math learning disorder is common
...iven the educational focus on reading achievement, strategies
that focus exclusively on identifying children with poor reading achievement will fail to identify and provide educational services for many children with Math LD....
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