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Trindade de Almeida Ada Regina AR Department of Dermatology, Hospital do Servidor Público Municipal de São Paulo (SP), Rua Turiaçu, 390, cjs 113-114, Perdizes, São Paulo, São Paulo 05005-000, Brazil. Electronic address: - - 2014
Botulinum toxin is a safe and effective treatment option for axillary hyperhidrosis. Although its pathophysiology is not clear and somewhat controversial, the beneficial effect of neuromodulators in inhibiting localized sweating temporarily is well known. Before the procedure, correct identification of the affected area is mandatory to avoid wastage of drug ...
Cappiello Joyce J Joyce Cappiello is an Assistant Professor of Nursing, University of New Hampshire, 4 Library Way, Durham, NH; and the Director of the ROE Consortium at Provide, PO Box 410164, Cambridge, MA. The author can be reached via e-mail at joyce.cappiello@unh.edu Joy Merrell is a Professor of Public Health Nursing, College of Human and Health Sciences, Swansea University. Dorothy Rentschler is a Retired Professor of Nursing, East Carolina - - 2014
Medication abortion received regulatory approval in 2001 in the United States with healthcare providers increasingly offering this method. However, most studies in the United States have only explored acceptability and decision-making with women who participated in clinical trials. Overall, the literature on women's experience with a method that it is ...
Li Xiaofan X Baylor College of Medicine, Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences , One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030 , - - 2014
Introduction: Buprenorphine follows the success of methadone as another milestone in the history of treatment for opioid addiction. Buprenorphine can be used in an office-based setting where it is clearly effective, highly accepted by patients and has a favorable safety profile and less abuse potential. However, the adoption of buprenorphine ...
Pauls Rachel N RN Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, TriHealth Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, OH, 45220, USA, - - 2014
The objective was to document adherence with 24-h voiding diaries in the evaluation of routine urogynecology patients. This was a cross-sectional study of 200 patients presenting for initial urogynecological consultation. All were mailed a standardized packet prior to their visit, including a 24-h voiding diary. Upon arrival, subjects were asked ...
Blanchfield Bernadette V - - 2014
Objective: This study aimed to determine rates at which racial minority (i.e., non-White) and sexual minority (i.e., lesbian and bisexual-identified) women in the United States receive medical help to become pregnant. Income and insurance coverage discrepancies were hypothesized to mediate differences in receipt of medical help as a function of ...
Janz Nancy K NK Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, - - 2014
Although worry about recurrence is a persistent concern among breast cancer survivors, little is known about physicians' confidence about presenting recurrence risk information, identifying women with considerable worry, and helping women manage worry. Between January and June 2012, we surveyed 750 surgeons and 750 medical oncologists randomly sampled from the ...
Santesmases María Jesús MJ Instituto de Filosofía, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Calle Albasanz 26-28, 28037 Madrid, Spain. Electronic address: - - 2014
Through their ability to reveal and record abnormal chromosomes, whether inherited or accidentally altered, chromosomal studies, known as karyotyping, became the basis upon which medical genetics was constructed. The techniques involved became the visual evidence that confirmed a medical examination and were configured as a material culture for redefining health ...
Freeman Marlene P - - 2014
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has been increasingly recognized and treated in children and adults in recent years. As a result, a growing number of women enter their reproductive years treated with medication for ADHD or are diagnosed and start medication during their reproductive years. A common question in perinatal ...
Blue Rebecca S - - 2014
We examined responses of volunteers with known medical disease to G forces in a centrifuge to evaluate how potential commercial spaceflight participants (SFPs) might tolerate the forces of spaceflight despite significant medical history. Volunteers were recruited based upon suitability for each of five disease categories (hypertension, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, lung ...
Ng Cecilia H M CH Department of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Level 5, RPA Women and Babies, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, 2050, NSW, - - 2014
Many women in the reproductive years have chronic medical conditions that are affected by pregnancy or in which the fetus is placed at increased risk. In most of these women, ongoing medical management of their conditions is greatly improved, even compared with a decade or two ago. However, their condition ...
Han Euna E College of Pharmacy, Yonsei Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Yonsei University, Incheon, South - - 2014
Hypertension, diabetes, and hyperlipidemia have a large influence on health outcomes due to their chronic nature and serious complications. Medication is a key factor in preventing disease advancement, and it is important to assess whether good medication adherence has any potential long-term impact on health outcomes and provides an international validation on ...
Rotermann Michelle M Health Analysis Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario - - 2014
Based on data from the 2007 to 2009 and 2009 to 2011 Canadian Health Measures Survey, this article provides national information about prescription medication use among community-dwelling Canadians. An estimated 41% of 6- to 79-year-olds who lived in private households reported taking at least one prescription medication in the past ...
Reuter Hannes H Department of Internal Medicine III, Heart Centre of the University of Cologne, Germany - - 2014
Besides early percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) long-term medical treatment is crucial for outcomes after ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). The present study aimed to identify predictors of adherence to evidence-based medication in this high risk population. A total of 1025 consecutive patients with adjudicated STEMI treated by primary PCI in a ...
Julsgaard Mette M Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology V, Aarhus University Hospital , 8000 Aarhus C , - - 2014
Abstract Objectives. Adherence to medical treatment among women with Crohn's disease (CD) in the postpartum period has never been examined. The impact of breast-feeding on disease activity remains controversial. We aimed to assess rates of non-adherence to medical treatment among women with CD in the postpartum period. Further, to assess ...
Trilla Cristina C CC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain. Electronic address: - - 2014
Late preterm prematurity has been related to poorer neonatal outcomes. However, research has focused on the neonatal outcomes of late preterm infants, maternal characteristics of these births have been less evaluated. The aim of the study was to compare maternal risk factors and obstetric complications in late preterm births (LPTB) ...
Bonfim Mariana Rotta MR Universidade Estadual Paulista, São Paulo, SP, Brazil, - - 2014
Objective: To identify the adherence rate of a statin treatment and possible related factors in female users from the Unified Health System. Method: Seventy-one women were evaluated (64.2 ± 11.0 years) regarding the socio-economic level, comorbidities, current medications, level of physical activity, self-report of muscular pain, adherence to the medical ...
Witt Whitney P WP Maternal and Child Health Research, Truven Health Analytics, 7700 Old Georgetown Road, 6th Floor, Bethesda, MD, 20814, USA, - - 2014
This study takes a lifecourse approach to understanding the factors contributing to delivery methods in the US by identifying preconception and pregnancy-related determinants of medically indicated and non-medically indicated cesarean section (C-section) deliveries. Data are from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Birth Cohort, a nationally representative, population-based survey of women delivering a ...
Misery Laurent L Department of Dermatology, University Hospital of Brest, Brest, - - 2014
The frequency of associated comorbidity and the cost of treatments in patients with atopic dermatitis (AD) followed up in primary care settings are poorly known. We carried out a retrospective cohort study on a longitudinal electronic medical records database of patients consulting a panel of general practitioners in France. All ...
Butler Daniel C DC College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, - - 2014
Dermatologists are frequently faced with questions from women who are breastfeeding about the safety of commonly prescribed topical and systemic medications during lactation. Safety data in lactation, particularly regarding medications that are unique to dermatology, are limited and can be difficult to locate. We have consolidated the available safety data ...
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Over the past three decades, medical methods of abortion have been developed throughout the world and are now a standard method of providing abortion care in the United States. Medical abortion, which involves the use of medications rather than a surgical procedure to induce an abortion, is an option for ...
Li Lin L From the 1Boston Collaborative Drug Surveillance Program, Lexington, MA; and 2Amgen Ltd, Cambridge, - - 2014
This study aims to describe the switch patterns of osteoporosis medication in postmenopausal women and to explore the impact of switching on persistence. This study used a cohort of postmenopausal women who initiated the first treatment with osteoporosis medication between 1995 and 2008. Selected women had switched at least once ...
Marques António Manuel AM a Departamento de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Escola Superior de Saúde do Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal , Setúbal , - - 2014
The experiences of lesbian women in medical encounters prove particularly relevant for understanding their difficulties in the relationship with professionals and health services. We carried out semi-structured interviews with 30 women aged between 21 and 63 and who self-define themselves as lesbian. The analysis highlights the difficulties experienced in disclosure ...
Machado-Alba J E - - 2014
Introduction: The prescription and costs of antiulcer medications for in-hospital use have increased during recent years with reported inadequate use and underused.Aim: To determine the patterns of prescription-indication and also perform an economic analysis of the overcost caused by the non-justified use of antiulcer medications in a third level hospital ...
Mora Toni T Universitat Internacional de Catalunya and IEB, 22 Immaculada, 08017, Barcelona, Spain, - - 2014
This paper estimates the increase of direct medical costs of both severe and moderate obesity and overweight with respect to a normal-weight individual using a two-part generalised linear model and a longitudinal dataset of medical and administrative records of patients in primary and secondary healthcare centres followed up over seven ...
Salter Charlotte C Norwich Medical School, Faculty of Medicine & Health Science, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk, United - - 2014
There is significant morbidity and mortality caused by the complications of osteoporosis, for which ageing is the greatest epidemiological risk factor. Preventive medications to delay osteoporosis are available, but little is known about motivators to adhere to these in the context of a symptomless condition with evidence based on screening ...
Lupattelli A A School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo, Oslo, - - 2014
Intercountry comparability between studies on medication use in pregnancy is difficult due to dissimilarities in study design and methodology. This study aimed to examine patterns and factors associated with medications use in pregnancy from a multinational perspective, with emphasis on type of medication utilised and indication for use. Cross-sectional, web-based ...
Bryant Amy G AG Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, - - 2014
Medical abortion is a safe, convenient, and effective method for terminating an early unintended pregnancy. Medical abortion can be performed up to 63 days from the last menstrual period and may even be used up to 70 days for women who prefer medical abortion over surgical abortion. Counseling on the ...
Qiu Jin J Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Shanghai Tenth People's Hospital, Tongji University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China - - 2014
Background The aim of this study was to compare the effects of the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) with conventional medical treatment in reducing heavy menstrual bleeding. Material and Methods Relevant studies were identified by a search of MEDLINE, EMBASE, the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, and clinical trials registries ...
Rawson Richard A RA UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, - - 2013
Methamphetamine (MA) is a drug that is widely used in many parts of the world. It has multiple neurobiological impacts on the nervous system, some of which are transitory and some more long lasting. MA activates the reward system of the brain and produces effects that are highly reinforcing, which ...
Tomizawa Yasuko - - 2013
Japan ranks extremely low in global ranking of gender equality. It is not easy for female doctors to acquire leadership positions in member societies of the Japanese Association of Medical Science (JAMS). Very few women are included on editorial boards of English medical journals in Japan. Furthermore, until last year, ...
Reams B Diane - - 2013
Newly marketed medications may be used selectively in patients with more severe disease. Changes in patterns of use following a drug's introduction to the market can greatly influence results from non-experimental comparative effectiveness research. We sought to explore this issue by characterizing trends in oral and injectable prescription drug claims ...
Gomperts Rebecca - - 2013
To evaluate the need for and outcome of self-administered medical abortion with mifepristone and misoprostol in Brazil, provided through Women on Web, a global telemedicine abortion service. A retrospective case review of women from Brazil who contacted Women on Web in 2011. Information from the online consultation, follow-up questionnaire and ...
Manteuffel Marie - - 2013
Abstract Background: This study evaluates the differences between women and men in medication use, medication adherence, and prescribing alignment with clinical guidelines. Methods: We conducted an analysis of pharmacy and medical claims for 29.5 million adults with prescription benefits administered by a pharmacy benefits manager in the United States, age ...
Faúndes Aníbal - - 2013
Unsafe abortions remain a major public health problem in countries with very restrictive abortion laws. In Brazil, parliamentarians - who have the power to change the law - are influenced by "public opinion", often obtained through surveys and opinion polls. This paper presents the findings from two studies. One was ...
Troude Pénélope P Ined, 133 bd Davout, F-75020 Paris, France; Inserm, CESP Centre for Research in Epidemiology and Population Health, U1018, 82 rue du Général Leclerc, F-94276 Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, France; AP-HP, Hôpital Lariboisière, 2 rue Ambroise Paré, F-75475 Paris, France; Univ Paris Diderot, Sorbonne Paris Cité, Service de Santé Publique et Economie de la Santé, F-75475 Paris, France. Electronic address: - - 2013
Even when IVF is reimbursed by the social insurance system, as in France, high discontinuation rates have been reported and some patients drop out as soon as the first failed IVF cycle. This study aims to investigate medical factors associated with treatment discontinuation in an IVF centre after the first ...
Ju Rujin - - 2013
Our objective was to estimate the prevalence and sociodemographic factors associated with anticholinergic medication use by adult women for overactive bladder (OAB) in the United States. We conducted a cross-sectional study using the 2009 National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey database (NAMCS). We included women aged 18 years and older and identified ...
Kashiwagi Kenji K Department of Ophthalmology, University of Yamanashi Faculty of Medicine, Chuo, Yamanashi, 409-3898, Japan, - - 2014
To investigate persistence with glaucoma medication use and factors associated with it among newly diagnosed Japanese patients. The subjects of this study were Japanese patients entered in the Japan Health Insurance Society database who were newly diagnosed as having glaucoma and who had been prescribed antiglaucoma medication. Newly diagnosed was ...
Schroeder Joshua E JE Hospital of Special Surgery, New York, New York. Electronic address: - - 2014
There is an extremely small proportion of female medical students choosing to specialize in orthopedic surgery. The aim of the study was to assess medical students' and interns' interests and perceptions of orthopedic surgery and explore why women are not interested in orthopedic surgery. Questionnaires were distributed to final-year medical ...
Baghianimoghadam Mohammad Hossein - - 2013
Medications, a main strategic commodity in any country, are strictly related to community health and sustainable development. Self-medication and irregular use of medications can increase their adverse effects. This study investigated the factors related to irregular and arbitrary use of medications in pregnant women admitted to health centers and clinics ...
Pastore Lisa M - - 2013
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is clinically unique in women and is often underdiagnosed and undertreated. Chronic diseases account for 75% of healthcare expenditures in the United States, of which 70% are preventable through lifestyle changes and active medical management. Lifestyle modification is difficult in the context of the traditional medical visit. ...
Miller Grant D - - 2013
This research examined worry in medical students at various stages of training with reference to worries related to academic and clinical training, finances and relationships with peers. The study focused on gender differences in worries, testing the notion that being married or being in a long-term or cohabitating relationship with ...
Hamada Shota S Department of Pharmacoepidemiology, Graduate School of Medicine and Public Health, Kyoto University, - - 2013
The objectives of this study were to estimate and cross-nationally compare the medical costs shared by payers and patients and the distributions of medical costs by cost category. We estimated the medical costs covered from definitive diagnosis to completion of treatments of early-stage breast cancer and follow-up, assuming almost identical ...
Thorpe Phoebe G PG Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA. - - 2013
To determine which medications are most commonly used by women in the first trimester of pregnancy and identify the critical gaps in information about fetal risk for those medications. Self-reported first-trimester medication use was assessed among women delivering liveborn infants without birth defects and serving as control mothers in two ...
Maserejian Nancy N NN New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts. Electronic address: - - 2014
We report progression and regression of lower urinary tract symptoms in a population based cohort by race/ethnicity, gender, age and lower urinary tract symptom medication use. The BACH (Boston Area Community Health) Survey enrolled 5,502 participants 30 to 79 years old of black, Hispanic or white race/ethnicity. The 5-year followup ...
Millsop Jillian Wong - - 2013
Many women of childbearing age use prescription and non-prescription medications. Therefore, patients need to be counseled regarding the potential teratogenicity of medications if they are, or could become, pregnant. In this editorial, the present authors will explain the three advantages of the evidence-based medicine system when compared with the US ...
Miura Lisa N LN Portland VA Medical Center, P3MED, 3710 SW US Veterans Hospital Road, Portland, OR 97239, USA. - - 2013
Our careers began with the long, arduous, and intensely focused commitments of premed, medical school, residency, and fellowship. We planned our lives rationally and enacted our plans with care. Now we have long-desired and satisfying careers. We discovered something, however, that the culture of medical training and our plans had ...
Panta O P OP Department of Radiology and Imaging, District Hospital Khotang, Khotang, - - 2013
Backgroud Nepal government has approved medical abortion and manual vacuum aspiration for early first trimester pregnancy. Both the procedures have been approved by World Health Organization for use in early first trimester. Objectives The study aims to compare efficacy and safety of medical abortion with surgical abortion in a district ...
Ojha N N Department of obstetrics and Gynecology, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Kathmandu, - - 2013
Introduction: In Nepal medical abortion has been approved for use since 2009. There were many cases coming to Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital coming with problems and complications following medical abortion. Thus the objective of this study was to analyze the cases that came to TUTH following medical abortion with problems ...
Juarez Deborah Taira - - 2013
To identify factors associated with years of medication adherence and to examine the relationship between years of adherence and health care utilization. This retrospective analysis used administrative data from adult patients with diabetes enrolled in health plan in Hawaii for four years (n= 23,450 patients). Ordered logistic regression was used ...
Kim Youl-Ri - - 2013
Eating disorders are a common clinical problem among young women in Asian countries. The aim of this study is to determine the medical effects of anorexia nervosa (AN) in the Korean population. We comprehensively investigated medical complications including haemodynamic, haematologic, endocrine, and bone density abnormalities in 67 Korean women with ...
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