• To estimate the prevalence of medication-related problems in patients treated in continuous care units and to identify the therapeutic areas in which these problems were more concentrated. (isciii.es)
  • Depending on the care setting under study and the tool used for assessment, the prevalence of medication-related problems (MRPs) ranges from 22% to 33% in Spain 5 , 6 . (isciii.es)
  • This study estimated the prevalence of MRPs in complex chronic patients (CCP) treated in the CCU, and identified the therapeutic areas with the highest concentration of MRPs and the greatest margin for improvement. (isciii.es)
  • Prevalence of interpersonal continuity of care was 43.7% (95%CI: 42.0-45.5). (scielo.br)
  • However, there is limited published research on the factors responsible for the poor quality of care. (springer.com)
  • The prototype developed contained concepts, risk factors, signs and symptoms, treatment, importance of medications and their side effects, frequent doubts, necessary health care, and follow-up of patients by monitoring the evolution of the cicatricial process of lesions and possible complications, clarification of doubts and stimulus for continuation of treatment. (scielo.br)
  • The aim of this study was to promote evidence-based violence risk assessment in inpatient psychiatric care. (doria.fi)
  • Care Transitions Intervention (CTI) is a coaching strategy designed to assist patients in the resumption of self-care, helping individuals to become comfortable in managing medications and understanding what changes would necessitation contacting a health care provider. (papermasters.com)
  • No statistically significant differences were found in patients' experienced continuity between the trial arms, but important trends were seen in measures of needs for care in favour of those receiving the intervention. (lshtm.ac.uk)
  • Our results indicate that an intervention to target patients' experiences of continuity can reduce their subsequent needs for care. (lshtm.ac.uk)
  • However, overcoming barriers to organisational change and addressing some patients' hesitation to report their continuity difficulties must be considered when implementing such an intervention. (lshtm.ac.uk)
  • All dispatchers are Volunteer EMS for immediate intervention and instructions, some of them certified in Advanced Critical Care Medicine and Emergency response, actually working for prestigious Mexican Hospitals and National Medical Centers. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1. Starfield B. Primary Care: Concept Evaluation and Policy New York, NY: Oxford University Press 1998. (mdedge.com)
  • 7. Institute of Medicine Primary Care: America's Health in a New Era Washington, DC: National Academy Press 1996. (mdedge.com)
  • Primary care at the crossroads Acad Med 2002;77:767-773. (mdedge.com)
  • 31. Weiss GL, Ramsey CA. Regular source of primary medical care and patient satisfaction QRB 1989;180-184. (mdedge.com)
  • The effects of having a regular doctor on access to primary care Med Care 1996;34:138-151. (mdedge.com)
  • continuity of primary care practices. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Primary health-care providers across the WHO European Region are under great pressure to provide high-quality, patient-centred care, despite heavy workloads and the ever-growing burden of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). (who.int)
  • The areas with the most prevalent medication-related problems were the long-term use of hypnotics, sub-optimal analgesia, optimizable antidepressant treatment, statins in patients older than 75 years in primary prevention and in those with high-intensity doses in secondary prevention, patients with heart failure without angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, and proton-pump inhibitors without indication. (isciii.es)
  • Among individuals that consulted in public primary health care services, female gender, age, and the Family Health Program were associated with interpersonal continuity of care. (scielo.br)
  • For many people with schizophrenia and other serious mental illness, the mental health center is the primary point of contact with the health care system [ 6 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Referrals to community medical providers are challenging, in part due to administrative barriers, lack of communication between mental health and primary care practitioners and clinics, and also poor patient experience in medical settings. (hindawi.com)
  • Under many circumstances individual providers, including the primary care physician, may not be immediately aware of all the detailed testing, treatments, prescriptions and actions being taken by other providers for the same patient. (orionhealth.com)
  • 2012 in Norway with a changed distribution of tasks and responsibility between the primary health care and the specialist health care. (bibsys.no)
  • Most transitional care study has occurred in the movement from hospitalization to other settings, such as nursing facilities , rehabilitation facilities, or the patient's home. (papermasters.com)
  • The main purpose of this study was to describe and evaluate nursing students' learning about an empowering discourse in patient education. (doria.fi)
  • Preventative Care - Preventative Care research papers examine a part of the health care system that takes measures to stave off diseases. (papermasters.com)
  • We collected data from medical records on eight previously operationalized measures of continuity. (ox.ac.uk)
  • Access to and utilization of health care services have also been reduced with a marked deterioration in public health facilities throughout the region, coupled with an increase in the precariousness of working conditions of health personnel (3). (scielosp.org)
  • 29. O'Malley AS, Mandelblatt J, Gold K, Cagney KA, Kerner J. Continuity of care and the use of breast and cervical cancer screening services in a multiethnic community Arch Intern Med 1997;157:1462-1470. (mdedge.com)
  • Physician race had little effect, but continuity is important for successful management of hypertension in older persons. (uab.edu)
  • Some patients were experiencing more than 18 weeks from referral to treatment time (RTT). (cqc.org.uk)
  • This report identifies opportunities for substantial improvement in continuity of care for the greatest number of patients, arising from what was learned about stakeholders' experiences with the original recommendations. (hqca.ca)
  • Using a simple linear interpretation of contact frequency as a measure of continuity of care in this patient group may be of limited value in modern services. (ox.ac.uk)
  • As illustrated in this diagram , a complex patient may be referred to several providers or specialists. (orionhealth.com)