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Cobb Carla D CD RiverStone Health Clinic, Billings, - - 2014
Our objective was to evaluate a pharmacist-delivered comprehensive medication management (CMM) service provided to patients with psychiatric disorders. We conducted a retrospective review and analysis of medication-related data, and a return on investment cost analysis. The project consisted of 154 patients with psychiatric disorders who were referred to the CMM ...
Austin Stephen S Melbourne Dental School, University of Melbourne, Victorian/Tasmanian Oral & Maxillofacial Training - - 2014
The population seeking implants in private practice is a demographically and medically unique group. Understanding their medical needs can improve treatment planning and service delivery specifically for this population. Privately practicing dental clinicians from Victoria, Australia, participated in a 5 year retrospective study. Data was collected from the medical histories ...
Jerez-Roig Javier J Graduate Program in Collective Health, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Avenida Senador Salgado Filho 1787, Lagoa Nova, Natal, RN, CEP 59010-000, Brazil, - - 2014
The aging of the world populat ion together with changes in the epidemiological profile of diseases have led to increases in both the consumption of medicines and health expenses. In this context, self-medication has gained importance as a rapid treatment that bypasses bureaucracy and, in some instances, delays in obtaining ...
Law Anandi V AV Department of Pharmacy Practice and Administration, College of Pharmacy, Western University of Health Sciences, 309 E. Second Street, Pomona, CA 91766, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Despite the potential deleterious impact on patient safety, environmental safety and health care expenditures, the extent of unused prescription medications in US households and reasons for nonuse remain unknown. To estimate the extent, type and cost of unused medications and the reasons for their nonuse among US households. A cross-sectional, ...
Rijkers Ger T GT Science Department, University College Roosevelt, PO Box 94, 4330 AB Middelburg, The Netherlands; Laboratory for Medical Microbiology and Immunology, St. Antonius Hospital, PO Box 2500, 3430 EM Nieuwegein, The Netherlands. Electronic address: - - 2014
Medical immunology in The Netherlands is a laboratory specialism dealing with immunological analyses as well as pre- and post-analytical consultation to clinicians (clinical immunologists and other specialists) involved in patients with immune mediated diseases. The scope of medical immunology includes immunodeficiencies, autoimmune diseases, allergy, transfusion and transplantation immunology, and lymphoproliferative ...
Van Philbert Y PY Division of Trauma, Critical Care & Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University, 3181 Southwest Sam Jackson Park Road, Mail Code L-611, Portland, OR 97239-3098, - - 2015
Geriatric patients are at higher risk for hemorrhagic complications after surgery and traumatic injuries. The geriatric population is more likely to take anticoagulant or antiplatelet medications. Chronic disease, autoimmune disease, and nutritional deficiencies can lead to coagulation factor and platelet disorders. One must be familiar with the current anticoagulant and ...
Yue Zhao Z Department of Pharmacy, Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, - - 2014
We aim to investigate a range of risk factors associated with medication adherence among Chinese hypertensive patients. We also aim to investigate the association between medication adherence and blood pressure control. A cross-sectional study was conducted among Chinese hypertensive patients in a comprehensive teaching hospital in Shanghai, China, using a ...
Peron Emily P EP Geriatric Pharmacotherapy Program, Department of Pharmacotherapy & Outcomes Science, Virginia Commonwealth University, Smith Building, Room 338, 410 North 12th Street, PO Box 980533, Richmond, VA 23298-0533, USA. Electronic address: - - 2015
Polypharmacy, or the use of multiple medications, is a serious concern for providers who care for older adults, as polypharmacy is associated with medication nonadherence, drug-drug interactions, drug-disease interactions, and adverse drug events. Multiple medications, high chronic disease burden, and age-related physiologic changes make management of older adults with diabetes ...
Sakthong Phantipa P Department of Pharmacy Practice, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, Phyathai Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok, 10330, Thailand. Electronic address: - - 2014
Medicines can affect a patient's health-related quality of life (HRQoL), but there exists no standardized HRQoL measure for medication management. To develop the new HRQoL instrument "Patient-reported Outcomes Measure of Pharmaceutical Therapy for Quality of Life" (PROMPT-QoL), and to evaluate its content validity and preliminary psychometrics using a Rasch model. ...
Chen Chin-Ling CL Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, Chaoyang University of Technology, Taichung, 41349, Taiwan, Republic of China, - - 2014
With the rapid development of the information technology, the health care technologies already became matured. Such as electronic medical records that can be easily stored. However, how to get medical resources more convenient is currently concerning issue. In spite of many literatures discussed about medical systems, these literatures should face ...
Duru O Kenrik OK Division of General Internal Medicine & Health Services Research, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles, - - 2014
To determine the association between enrollment in the Medicare Part D low-income subsidy (LIS) program, which reduces out-of-pocket medication costs, and fill adherence to the antiplatelet drug clopidogrel after coronary stent placement. Retrospective cohort study. Pharmacy claims database of a large national Medicare Part D insurer. We selected a total ...
Cassar Flores A A Medicines Information and Clinical Pharmacy Section, Mater Dei Hospital, Msida, Malta, - - 2014
Background Neonatal and paediatric patients are especially vulnerable to serious injury as a result of medication errors due to their small size, physiological immaturity and limited compensatory abilities. The prescription chart remains an essential form of communication of prescribing decisions and instructions. Modifications to the safety features of prescription charts ...
Oza Sandra K SK University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine , USA - - 2014
Abstract Background: To understand how third-year medical student interprofessional collaborative practice (IPCP) is affected by self-efficacy and interprofessional experiences (extracurricular experiences and formal curricula). Methods: The authors measured learner IPCP using an objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) with a standardized nurse (SN) and standardized patient (SP) during a statewide clinical ...
Kreindler G M GM Complementary and Integrative Service, Bnai-Zion Medical Center, Israel. Electronic address: - - 2014
The purpose of this case study is to provide a unique perspective on the integration of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) in an acute care hospital setting. This case report tells the story of a patient who was hospitalized in the cardiac intensive care unit and received both western and TCM ...
Manias Elizabeth E Faculty of Health, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia; Department of Medicine, Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Australia; Melbourne School of Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Australia. Electronic address: - - 2014
In clinical practice, pharmacists play a very important role in identifying and correcting medication discrepancies as older patients move across transition points of care. With increasing complexity of health care needs of older people, these discrepancies are likely to increase. The major concern with identifying and correcting medication discrepancies is ...
Tifft Cynthia J CJ aNIH Undiagnosed Diseases Program, Office of the Director, NIH Common Fund bOffice of the Clinical Director and Medical Genetics Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, - - 2014
To review the approach to undiagnosed patients and results of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) undiagnosed diseases program (UDP), and discuss its benefits to patients, academic medical centers, and the greater scientific community. The NIH UDP provides comprehensive and collaborative evaluations for patients with objective findings of disease whose ...
McMullen Carmit K CK Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Portland, OR USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
The Centers for Education and Research on Therapeutics convened a workshop to examine the scientific evidence on medication adherence interventions from the patient-centered perspective and to explore the potential of patient-centered medication management to improve chronic disease treatment. Patients, providers, researchers, and other stakeholders (N=28) identified and prioritized ideas for ...
Witry Matthew J - - 2014
To describe the attitudes, contextual factors, and behaviors associated with medication monitoring in the dispensing process by community pharmacists. Descriptive qualitative research with semistructured interviews. Midwestern community pharmacies or telephone. 12 licensed community pharmacists from chain, independent, and grocery pharmacies. 45-minute, semistructured interviews were conducted to gather detailed live experiences and ...
Li Xuelei X State Key Laboratory of Networking and Switching Technology, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Beijing, 100876, China, - - 2014
Healthcare delivery services via telecare medicine information systems (TMIS) can help patients to obtain their desired telemedicine services conveniently. However, information security and privacy protection are important issues and crucial challenges in healthcare information systems, where only authorized patients and doctors can employ telecare medicine facilities and access electronic medical ...
Yaméogo T M TM Institut supérieur des sciences de la santé, université polytechnique de Bobo-Dioulasso, Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina - - 2014
After widespread use and misuse of antimalarial drugs led to the emergence of resistance, new guidelines for malaria treatment with artemisinine-based combination therapy (ACT) were introduced in Burkina Faso in 2005. To describe the management (drug therapy and other practices) of patients with suspected malaria before their admission to the ...
Williams Denita D Division of Biochemical Toxicology, National Center for Toxicological Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Jefferson, Arkansas; Huntingdon Life Sciences, Inc., Somerset, New - - 2014
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and other federal agencies partner to ensure that medical countermeasures (e.g., drug therapies and vaccines) are available for public health emergencies (FDA, 2014). Despite continuing progress, providing medical countermeasures and treatment guidelines for certain populations (e.g., pregnant women) is challenging due to the ...
Babiker Ahmed Hussein AH Pharmacy and Drug Control Department, Supreme Council of Health, P.O. Box 1919, Doha, - - 2014
Background The incidence of chronic illnesses is increasing globally. Non-adherence to medications and other medication-related problems are common among patients receiving long-term medications. Medication use review (MUR) is a service provision with an accredited pharmacist undertaking structured, adherence-centered reviews with patients receiving multiple medications. MUR services are not yet available ...
Deutsch Sarah S Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy, Carnegie, PA, USA - - 2014
The cycle management program (CMP) was implemented in 2008 at a national specialty pharmacy with a focus on providing specialized counseling and monitoring for patients on select oral oncology medications. The program now includes nine medications: bexarotene, dasatinib, erlotinib, everolimus, nilotinib, pazopanib, sorafenib, sunitinib, and vorinostat. Patients receive frequent assessments ...
de Hoog G Sybren GS CBS-KNAW Fungal Biodiversity Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands, Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Peking University Health Science Center, Research Center for Medical Mycology, Beijing, Sun Yat-sen Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China, Shanghai Institute of Medical Mycology, Changzheng Hospital, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China, Basic Pathology Department, Federal University of Paraná State, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil, and King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - - 2014
Recent changes in the Fungal Code of Nomenclature and developments in molecular phylogeny are about to lead to dramatic changes in the naming of medically important moulds and yeasts. In this article, we present a widely supported and simple proposal to prevent unnecessary nomenclatural instability.
Hassan Lamiece L University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom - - 2014
Psychotropic medicines are widely used to treat mental illness; however, people entering prison commonly report that prescribed psychotropic medicines are changed or withdrawn, adding to their distress in difficult times. Drawing on three extracts from a larger qualitative dataset in which patients and doctors were interviewed about psychotropic medication use ...
Wong Martin Cs MC JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong - - 2014
Adherence with oral hypoglycaemic agent is crucial to achieve optimal glycaemic control. The eight-item Morisky Medication Adherence Scale (MMAS-8) has been frequently used, yet the association between MMAS-8 score and glycaemic control among Chinese diabetes patients is largely unknown. Two general out-patient clinics were randomly selected in a district with ...
Dong Zhao Z International Headache Center, Department of Neurology, Chinese PLA General Hospital, PR - - 2014
Although medication-overuse headache (MOH) is common in China, its clinical profile is not yet fully established. Meanwhile, ICHD-3 beta has been published, but its diagnostic criteria require further validation. We retrospectively classified the clinical features of 240 consecutive patients with MOH (55 males, 185 females), whose demographic data, headache features, ...
Kidd Sharon A SA National Fragile X Foundation, Walnut Creek, California; - - 2014
Fragile X syndrome (FXS) is the most common known genetic cause of inherited intellectual disability and the most common known single-gene cause of autism spectrum disorder. It has been reported that a spectrum of medical problems are commonly experienced by people with FXS, such as otitis media, seizures, and gastrointestinal ...
Cho Young Soon YS Department of Emergency Medicine, College of Medicine, Soonchunhyang University, Republic of - - 2014
Most cases of burns occurring in medical institutions are associated with activities involving heat. It is very difficult to detect these burns. To date, there are few reports on burns occurring in medical institutions. The purpose of this paper was to analyze the etiology of burns occurring in medical institutions ...
Kelly Maria M University College Cork, Cork, Munster, Ireland, - - 2014
The aim of this review is to cohere evidence on the knowledge, attitudes and beliefs of patients and carers regarding medication adherence. Medication adherence refers to "the extent to which the patient's action matches the agreed recommendations". Medication adherence is vital in preventing, managing and curing illnesses and, hence, is ...
Fischer Susanne - - 2014
The diagnosis of functional somatic syndromes (FSS) requires 1) presence of somatic symptoms, and 2) absence of medical conditions potentially accounting for these symptoms. Due to the limited feasibility of medical examinations, epidemiological research on FSS has neglected to assess the second criterion. Our objective was therefore to evaluate the ...
Hegedüs Anna A Nursing & Social Education Research Unit, University of Bern Psychiatric Services, Bern, Switzerland; International Graduate Academy (InGrA), 'Participation as Goal of Nursing and Therapy', Institute of Health and Nursing Sciences, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Halle (Saale), - - 2014
Non-adherence to medication is highly prevalent in patients with schizophrenia. Adherence therapy aims to improve medication adherence of these patients by applying techniques of cognitive behavioural therapy, psycho-education, and motivational interviewing. Even though adherence therapy is frequently discussed and researched, its effectiveness is still uncertain. This paper aims to review ...
Giummarra Melita J MJ School of Psychological Science, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia; Caulfield Pain Management & Research Centre, Caulfield Hospital, Caulfield, Victoria, - - 2014
Individuals seeking treatment for chronic pain in multidisciplinary pain management services are typically already on high doses of pain medications. This cross-sectional cohort study of patients with long-term chronic pain examined profiles of polypharmacy and pain medication-related harm exposure. Multidisciplinary pain management service. The cohort comprised 224 patients taking medications ...
Deary Vincent V Senior Lecturer in Health Psychology, Northumbria - - 2014
Medically unexplained symptoms account for up to 50% of specialist referrals in the NHS, but because they tend to be seen in specialist clinics, health-care staff may not be aware of the variety of presentations and commonalties between different medically unexplained symptoms. This article gives an overview of this field.
Ek Bosse B Department of Nursing Sciences, Mid Sweden University, Östersund, - - 2014
To describe registered nurses' experiences at an Emergency Medical Dispatch Centre. It is important that ambulances are urgently directed to patients who are in need of immediate help and of quick transportation to a hospital. Because resources are limited, Emergency Medical Dispatch centres cannot send ambulances with high priority to ...
Hong Minha M Department of Psychiatry, Dankook University Hospital, Cheonan, - - 2014
Using the National Health Insurance database in Korea, we examined the diagnostic and treatment incidence and comorbidity of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). During 2007-2011, we chose subjects aged 6-18 years, who had at least one medical claim containing an International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision code for diagnosis of ADHD ...
Moraites Eleni E Hennepin County Medical Center, 701 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55415, - - 2014
Hyperhidrosis is a skin disorder characterized by excessive sweating that often causes significant impairment in social, occupational, and emotional wellbeing. Hyperhidrosis is thought to affect 2.8% of the US population and can be of primary or secondary origin. Primary hyperhidrosis is usually bilateral, symmetric, and focal. The most common focal ...
Ogunmola Olarinde J OJ Department of Internal Medicine, Federal Medical Centre, Ido-Ekiti, Ekiti State, - - 2014
To determine the pattern and outcome of medical admissions as well as the basic demographic characteristics in medical wards of a tertiary health center located in a rural area. Materials and Methods : A retrospective analysis of medical wards admissions of the Federal Medical Centre, Ido-Ekiti, Ekiti State, southwest Nigeria, ...
Glaser Dee Anna DA Department of Dermatology, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, 1402 South Grand Boulevard-ABI, St Louis, MO 63104, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Primary hyperhidrosis commonly affects the axillae, palms, soles, scalp, face, and groin. Patients may have multiple areas involved making localized therapy challenging. Systemic therapy may be necessary and can be used as monotherapy or combined with other hyperhidrosis treatments for optimal outcomes. Systemic therapy can also be used to treat ...
de Beaumont Olivier - - 2014
Interview by Jonathan Wilkinson (Managing Commissioning Editor, Future Science Group). Olivier de Beaumont became Doctor of Medicine at the University of Paris Descartes in 1993. In the same year, he also took a Master of Health Economics degree at Paris Dauphine University. He is also a Master of Business Administration, ESCP ...
Kish-Doto Julia J a RTI International , Rockville , Maryland , - - 2014
This study investigated respondent preferences on how best to display patient medication information (PMI) that accompanies prescription medications to promote comprehension and appropriate usage. The authors identified 30 individuals diagnosed with select immune disorders, 30 with other chronic diseases, and 30 from the general public and had them review one ...
Kim Hak-Sun HS Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Gangnam Severance Spine Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
Until now because there are many published journals with a variety of opinions so I will stratify these articles by giving weighted value on grade evaluation which depend on each institution (written author and co-authors) and external evaluate status (SCI, SCIE, impact factor) rather than the outcomes provided by each ...
Levy Ra R Faculdade de Ciências Médicas, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Centro de Imunoterapia de Ipanema - CITIPA, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - - 2014
Adherence to treatment is fundamental for its success. It comprises compliance combined with persistency and should be constantly reassessed. This is true in all medical situations. In antiphospholipid syndrome (or Hughes' syndrome), in addition to taking the medication at the planned time so that its effect on blood can be ...
Vyshka Gentian G Biomedical and Experimental Departmen, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tirana - - 2014
Informed consent has become a part of medical practice in Albania only recently, during a time when there has been a substantial increase in claims of malpractice. Its original aim was to provide patients with information to help them make decisions on particular health interventions. We describe the case of ...
Miller Craig S CS Dr. Miller is a professor of oral medicine, Department of Oral Health Practice, Center for Oral Health Research, Oral Medicine Section, MN 324, College of Dentistry, University of Kentucky, 800 Rose St., Lexington, Ky. 40536-0297, e-mail cmiller@uky.edu. Address correspondence to Dr. - - 2014
The authors conducted medical laboratory screenings in a dental setting to determine the relationships between the laboratory test results and self-reported medical health findings. The authors collected serum, urine and medical histories from 171 patients (116 [68 percent] women; mean age, 43.4 years) who arrived for dental treatment as a ...
Kozakowski Stanley M SM Medical Education Division, American Academy of Family Physicians, Leawood, - - 2014
This is the 33rd annual report prepared by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) that reports retrospectively the percentage of graduates from US MD and DO-granting medical schools who entered an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)-accredited family medicine residency program and covers the period between July 2013 ...
Larriviere Daniel G - - 2014
The number of states legalizing medical marijuana is increasing. Medical marijuana is possibly effective therapy for HIV-associated sensory neuropathy. Despite legalization at the state level, however, the current and contradictory federal drug enforcement policy creates the risk that physicians who recommend medical marijuana to their patients will lose their ability ...
Pandya Sunil K SK Department of Neurosurgery, Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre, Dr G V Deshmukh Marg, Mumbai 400 026 - - 2014
As in Albania, so in India, the use of written consent in medical practice is of relatively recent origin. Before the advent of European medical education in India, I am not aware of any written consent obtained by medical doctors before performing invasive procedures on their patients. In this respect, ...
Stahl Stephen M - - 2014
Violence is a major management issue for forensic mental health systems. Violence can be approached as a medical syndrome and deconstructed into psychotic, impulsive, and predatory subtypes, which are hypothetically mapped onto corresponding malfunctioning brain circuits. Rational management of violence balances treatment with security, while targeting each subtype of violence ...
Spitze Arielle - - 2014
This essay was written to discuss the reasoning behind the personal decisions made by 2 current neuro-ophthalmology fellows to pursue neuro-ophthalmology as a career. It is meant to enlighten the reader about what role neuro-ophthalmologists play in clinical practice, what makes neuro-ophthalmology unique to all other sub-specialties, and how this ...
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