Tag: "survey" at medical news
RAND finds cases of undiagnosed diabetes drop sharply
...veys conducted periodically from 1976 to 2002. The survey
collects information from a nationally representat...tory tests. Blood tests conducted as a part of the survey
allow researchers to measure undiagnosed diabetes. Among the men studied from 1999 to 2002, Smith...
Geriatric health conditions have major effect on half of all seniors
...th activities of daily living. Just 2.6 percent of survey
participants without any of the geriatric conditions were dependent on others for help with activities. That percentage jumped to 8.1 among people with one of the conditions, 19.4 among people with two conditions, and 45 among people with three or mo...
Study reveals gaps in vaccine financing for underinsured children
A national survey
of state immunization program managers reveals gaps in coverage for the current vaccine financing system, suggesting that many underinsured children may not receive recommended vaccinations, such as for pneumonia and meningitis, according to a report...
Early-childhood intervention may improve well-being through young adulthood
...d county, state and federal agencies, as well as a survey
completed by the participants between ages 22 and 24 years. By age 24, children who had participated in the Child-Parent Center preschool were: More likely to have finished high school (71.4 percent vs. 63.7 percent) and to be attending four-ye...
Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for Aug. 7, 2007, issue
...verlooked A study of data from a large national survey
found that geriatric conditions, such as cognitive impairment, falls, and incontinence, were common among adults age 65 years and older and increased in frequency with age (Article, p. 156). At aged 65, almost half (49.9 percent) had one or more g...
World's largest respiratory health study launches next phase
...yimportant that as many people participate in this survey
as possible, even if they dont haverespiratory pro...aid the AFT was one of thesponsors of the original survey
in 1968 and also recently provided the TAHS with $50,000 ofadditional funds to continue the laborato...
U of M report says early-childhood intervention improves well-being through young adulthood
...d county, state and federal agencies, as well as a survey
completed by the participants between ages 22 and 24 years. Early childhood interventions have demonstrated consistent positive effects on children's health and well-being, according to background information in the JAMA article. The types of progr...
Why women get more migraines than men
...e for at least two months were asked to fill out a survey
describing their experience with the medication. The majority, 36, reported a substantial reduction in estimated headache frequency. These were all patients who had previously tried other treatments without success. While Charles cautioned that th...
Heat-related deaths in middle, high school football players spikes in 2006
...began in 1931; Mueller took the reins in 1980. The survey
tracks major injuries and deaths in 1.8 million football players from sandlot (organized, non-school affiliated teams), middle school, high school, college and professional teams. There were a total of 20 deaths in 2006; two sandlot players, three ...
Mapping mountains from space with GOCE
...999 was stated as 8850 m, but the Chinese official survey
in 2005 stated it as being 8844.43 m. Although this discrepancy may not seem huge when referring to the highest point on Earth, a global unified height system would iron out the main errors so that mountain ranges on one continent could be accurately...
Medical residents score poorly in diagnosing and managing tuberculosis
... get almost half the answers wrong, according to a survey
by TB disease experts at Johns Hopkins and elsewhe...as well as HIV infection. He points out that the survey
results were not all bad, with most medical residents understanding the main facts about how Mycobac...
Medical residents unclear about TB guidelines
...ol of Medicine, US, administered a twenty-question survey
about TB to 131 medical residents attending a single teaching conference at each of their respective institutions in 2005. The residents came from four different urban medical centers in Baltimore and Philadelphia, which both have a moderate preval...
National quality agenda, payment reform, care integration keys to improving quality, patient safety
...test Commonwealth Fund Health Care Opinion Leaders survey
finds leaders united behind several key reform mea... efficiency. Within these broad categories, the survey
found consensus for specific strategiesmany that include government leadership: 90% of respo...
The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation invests in gastroenterology's future
...n particular, said Dr. Cohen. He noted that a 2002 survey
of past participants in the program showed that 93 percent were, in fact, pursuing careers in science or medicine. We are aware of one high school grantee in particular who went to medical school and became a practicing gastroenterologist, he noted. ...
Landmark study finds adult Delawareans with disabilities in only 'fair' to 'poor' health
...er year. The participants were asked a series of survey
questions by trained interviewers. Among the findi...mining this information very closely." While the survey
identified a number of serious issues requiring attention, there also were some bright spots, accord...
Medical students respond positively to simulated patient experience
...ision-making. What Fitch found through his student survey
results is that it was well received in the large lecture setting.Students were overwhelmingly positive and the results will lead to future study of program expansion, he said. Survey results showed that 98 percent of participants rated the correlati...
6 out of 10 doctors aren't frustrated that patients can't lower cholesterol
...diovascular disease, according to an international survey
of practitioners published in the July issue of IJ... fail to achieve cholesterol lowering goals. The survey
also revealed valuable information on what patients tell doctors when it comes to cholesterol and ca...
ACP commends proposed changes to payments for physician work at nursing facilities
... value has been assigned to these codes based on a survey
of physicians that perform the service. ...
Anti-gay hate crimes widespread
...ngly widespread. Hereks findings were based on a survey
he conducted in the fall of 2005 with a nationally...olence. Overall, 21 percent of the people in the survey
reported being the victim of violence or a property crime -- including physical assault, sexual assa...
Needle-stick injuries are common but unreported by surgeons in training
of nearly 700 surgical residents in 17 U.S. medica...and Journal of Medicine say most residents in the survey
falsely believe that reporting and getting timely medical attention wont prevent infection. Resident...
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